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Old 06-19-2009, 01:51 AM   #7501
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

Ugh, didn't even notice the sticky.

Thanks!
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:12 AM   #7502
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cheers for the responses..

some more questions.>

Can I still use SKYPE and SPOTIFY out there? I'm assuming I can just use VPN for spotify right?

Should I bring my existing desktop and laptop with me, or buy a new one out there?

Ever get cold out there, or am I dressing for the beach 365?

I'm accepting the fact that when (if) I eventually return to England, I will have a massive career gap on my CV.. so while I'm out there could I do something like TEFL or something similar at a fully accredited place?

If I have some more questions later I'll post but can't think of any more right now

Cheers dude
You can use Skype no prob, don't know what Spotify is though.

Bring your laptop and buy a monitor out here once you get settled.

It doesn't get cold (in BKK or the islands at least), but bring some jeans for going out.

You could get something like TEFL but I doubt you'll do it because Thailand brings out the laziness in people.
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:45 AM   #7503
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i think i tried to use spotify but i couldnt even pay for it since they didnt offer it in thailand. not 100% sure though
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Old 06-19-2009, 03:50 AM   #7504
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i think i tried to use spotify but i couldnt even pay for it since they didnt offer it in thailand. not 100% sure though

try getting spotify via vpnstrong or sumthin
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:27 AM   #7505
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but set your IP as from the UK, as USA and some other countries are banned from Spotify servers
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:10 PM   #7506
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Do you lot see or get lucky many female Europen or American backpacker/tourists in Bangkok like in the bars and clubs?
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:13 PM   #7507
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you get to thailand, you'll be banging thai chicks like everyone else.
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:17 PM   #7508
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you get to thailand, you'll be banging thai chicks like everyone else.


Thais are pretty fit, just wondering about Euros and Americans?
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:25 PM   #7509
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Do you lot see or get lucky many female Europen or American backpacker/tourists in Bangkok like in the bars and clubs?
girls who are traveling are almost always up for it, it wouldn't even be an exaggeration to say they're 10x easier to pull than they are at home imo.
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Old 06-19-2009, 01:01 PM   #7510
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I'm going to Chang Mai in september for 6 weeks, can any of you guys who have been there tell me what the city and the nightlife is like?

Thanks in advance
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Old 06-19-2009, 01:38 PM   #7511
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Thais are pretty fit, just wondering about Euros and Americans?
Most of them are hippies who don't shave their armpits, and have a chip on their shoulder because they don't get any attention in SE Asia because the local offerings are better.

By all means feel free to have a crack at them though, its your holiday. If you want to waste it with ugly, overly opinionated heifers when you could be shagging a model for $25 then don't let us stop you.
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Old 06-19-2009, 01:57 PM   #7512
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Most of them are hippies who don't shave their armpits, and have a chip on their shoulder because they don't get any attention in SE Asia because the local offerings are better.

By all means feel free to have a crack at them though, its your holiday. If you want to waste it with ugly, overly opinionated heifers when you could be shagging a model for $25 then don't let us stop you.
lol, shagging a model?

for $25? wtf, haha

To me this is such a world apart from the culture I have grown up in and am accustomed to...

Seem's like its pretty standard social practice to just bang a hooker when you're slightly horny in Thailand?

In the UK, and probably most places, people tend to look down on you for having to resort to paying for a natural pursuit..

Just seems very odd to me,
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:00 PM   #7513
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and have a chip on their shoulder because they don't get any attention in SE Asia because the local offerings are better.
This makes some of them try harder, to prove that they can beat those thai girls. Which can be nice.
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Old 06-19-2009, 03:00 PM   #7514
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lol, shagging a model?

for $25? wtf, haha

To me this is such a world apart from the culture I have grown up in and am accustomed to...

Seem's like its pretty standard social practice to just bang a hooker when you're slightly horny in Thailand?

In the UK, and probably most places, people tend to look down on you for having to resort to paying for a natural pursuit..

Just seems very odd to me,
although you arnt going to be shiping any models for 25$, its very different from western society,and money is def king here. that dosnt mean most of us go around ***** hookers..................except bkkdude
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:28 PM   #7515
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I'm thinking of heading back out to Thailand for a few months and would like to bring a few poker books to read, do you guys think if they crack open my suitcase at customs having these books on me (and a few poker sites on my laptop obviously) would cause me any problems or u reckon they just couldn't care less?
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:33 PM   #7516
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To me this is such a world apart from the culture I have grown up in and am accustomed to...
It is literally a world apart.

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Seem's like its pretty standard social practice to just bang a hooker when you're slightly horny in Thailand?
When people are slightly horny at home, they go out to a bar or club and try to score. You can do the same thing here, but the bar or club will be full of hookers anyway. So you might as well save some time and money and go straight to the hooker part, no?

The key though is that the hookers don't act like hookers, they act like a girlfriend that you rent. Which makes it a lot easier, especially for people who never visit prostitutes at home.

The vast majority of people would never think about visiting a hooker at home, but most of them do when they come to Thailand, it's just different.

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although you arnt going to be shiping any models for 25$
Not in Bangkok maybe, but in Pattaya or Samui it's definitely possible.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:41 PM   #7517
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I'm thinking of heading back out to Thailand for a few months and would like to bring a few poker books to read, do you guys think if they crack open my suitcase at customs having these books on me (and a few poker sites on my laptop obviously) would cause me any problems or u reckon they just couldn't care less?
They won't care, they won't even know what they are.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:54 PM   #7518
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Thanks that's what I figured just thought I'd double check
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Old 06-19-2009, 09:22 PM   #7519
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I'm thinking of heading back out to Thailand for a few months and would like to bring a few poker books to read, do you guys think if they crack open my suitcase at customs having these books on me (and a few poker sites on my laptop obviously) would cause me any problems or u reckon they just couldn't care less?

lol, i can just imagine the scene at the airport. They call in the SWAT team and 10 heavily armed policemen are pointing their machine guns at this poor fella holding a copy of "Harrington on Holdem".
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Old 06-19-2009, 09:40 PM   #7520
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You can do the same thing here, but the bar or club will be full of hookers anyway. So you might as well save some time and money and go straight to the hooker part, no?
Has anyone made the mistake of giving the Thai girl compensation for sexy time when, in fact, she wasn't a working girl???
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:02 PM   #7521
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Most of them are hippies who don't shave their armpits, and have a chip on their shoulder because they don't get any attention in SE Asia because the local offerings are better.

By all means feel free to have a crack at them though, its your holiday. If you want to waste it with ugly, overly opinionated heifers when you could be shagging a model for $25 then don't let us stop you.
That's a pretty damn good summary.
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:11 PM   #7522
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hello thailanders,
my friends and i are heading there in about a month. i've been thinking about just taking a hiking bag, or something like this-



and using a motorbike to travel around.

how dumb is this idea? would the bag be too bulgy to take with me on a motorbike? (ive never ridden one). would you lug around a bag like this instead of just taking a typical suitcase around? sorry if this question has been answered/too stupid to answer.
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:16 PM   #7523
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Planning on travelling around Thailand on a motorbike if you have never ridden one before is pretty much the stupidest thing you could ever do.

See here for more details: http://forum.uncoverreality.com/rest...cle-crash.html

(Dont Click If You Are Squeamish)

As for the bag, I really doubt you need one so big.
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:28 PM   #7524
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The problem with backpacks is if you want something from the bottom you have to take everything out. Just bring a typical rolling suitcase and you'll be fine. As far as motorbikes go, rent one for a few days when you are in a place without much traffic (Phuket, Samui, etc). You can learn to drive one in about 10 minutes.
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Old 06-20-2009, 12:56 AM   #7525
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Driving on the roads here is really dangerous, especially on the highways. Unless you've driven here before and have loads of biking experience I'd say it's not a good idea. I bet it's a whole lot of fun though. I <3 driving here, It's just scary as hell sometimes
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