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Old 06-22-2009, 01:35 AM   #7551
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Yeah, if you pretend to be from a different country.
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:29 AM   #7552
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well it has happened so your theory is incorrect
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:59 AM   #7553
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sh58 is right on this one. Small sample size?
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Old 06-22-2009, 03:03 AM   #7554
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Any good delivery beside McDo and PFK 24h??? Fuycking hungry rite now
What is PFK? Sunrise Tacos is decent and open 24 hours. I know I'm responding a little late lol
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:57 AM   #7555
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It depends what country you are from obv. If you are Canadian, English or Australian then you have a huge chance because girls from those countries are massive whores, whereas Americans are a lot more conservative in my experience.
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:17 AM   #7556
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I'm staying in a 5 bedroom house that is in the city and it's only 19k a month. It's super cheap here compared to BKK and Phuket.

That house you posted link for is in Hang Dong though which is around 20-30 mins away from the city and the road is a nightmare to drive down
sounds nice, where do u rent from? got any spare rooms?
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:17 AM   #7557
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Hey

Me and my gf are gonna be in Phuket for about a week at the end of August (after travelling East Asia for 6 weeks beforehand) but we're still deciding where to stay and what to do there.

We don't really wanna be in a crazy touristy place, although I've heard that much of Phuket is like that now. We just wanna chill for a bit by a fairly quiet beach in a cheapish hotel (nothing too expensive, but nothing too cheap), go to a few nice bars and restaurants, and do some sightseeing and activities too (my gf really wants to ride an elephant somewhere, although i'm not sure how much this is gonna cost, or where to do it)

Can anyone recommend anything, or anywhere that will suit us in Phuket? Or are we better off going somewhere else in Thailand. Like Krabi or somewhere?
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Old 06-22-2009, 05:43 PM   #7558
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Me and my gf are gonna be in Phuket for about a week at the end of August (after travelling East Asia for 6 weeks beforehand) but we're still deciding where to stay and what to do there.

We don't really wanna be in a crazy touristy place, although I've heard that much of Phuket is like that now. We just wanna chill for a bit by a fairly quiet beach in a cheapish hotel (nothing too expensive, but nothing too cheap), go to a few nice bars and restaurants, and do some sightseeing and activities too (my gf really wants to ride an elephant somewhere, although i'm not sure how much this is gonna cost, or where to do it)

Can anyone recommend anything, or anywhere that will suit us in Phuket? Or are we better off going somewhere else in Thailand. Like Krabi or somewhere?
Phuket's been pretty quiet for the past 2 months. slowest low season for a long time (or that's what i read). if you don't go stay in patong(with gf i don't see any reason you would) i don't think you will suffer from too many tourists

I haven't been on a elephant ride so i have no clue how much it costs but you find the places either between patong and karon or between kata and nai harn.

I am sure you will have enough to do in Phuket for a week
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:46 PM   #7559
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Hey

Me and my gf are gonna be in Phuket for about a week at the end of August (after travelling East Asia for 6 weeks beforehand) but we're still deciding where to stay and what to do there.

We don't really wanna be in a crazy touristy place, although I've heard that much of Phuket is like that now. We just wanna chill for a bit by a fairly quiet beach in a cheapish hotel (nothing too expensive, but nothing too cheap), go to a few nice bars and restaurants, and do some sightseeing and activities too (my gf really wants to ride an elephant somewhere, although i'm not sure how much this is gonna cost, or where to do it)

Can anyone recommend anything, or anywhere that will suit us in Phuket? Or are we better off going somewhere else in Thailand. Like Krabi or somewhere?

Better off in Samui for that imo. They have a beach and elephant treks within 5 minutes of each other.
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:56 PM   #7560
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^Ditto for Kata beach in Phuket though.

Any quiet beaches in Phuket atm where the sea is relatively calm?
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:44 PM   #7561
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Hey

Me and my gf are gonna be in Phuket for about a week at the end of August (after travelling East Asia for 6 weeks beforehand) but we're still deciding where to stay and what to do there.

We don't really wanna be in a crazy touristy place, although I've heard that much of Phuket is like that now. We just wanna chill for a bit by a fairly quiet beach in a cheapish hotel (nothing too expensive, but nothing too cheap), go to a few nice bars and restaurants, and do some sightseeing and activities too (my gf really wants to ride an elephant somewhere, although i'm not sure how much this is gonna cost, or where to do it)

Can anyone recommend anything, or anywhere that will suit us in Phuket? Or are we better off going somewhere else in Thailand. Like Krabi or somewhere?
there is at least 4 elephant trekking places in Phuket that I can think of. ive been on the one that is between kata and the view point and that was 1000 baht per person and really good. These are also 5 mins from the beach so I dont think you need to go to samui.

Just stay in kata and avoid going to patong too much and you'll have a good time
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:53 PM   #7562
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sounds nice, where do u rent from? got any spare rooms?
If you are looking to rent then I found this website really good

Www.houseinchiangmai.net

I'm living with my girlfriend at the moment so I'm not looking to share right now but there are so many nice places to rent that ive seen that you'll have no trouble finding somewhere.

If you need anymore help with anything then drop me a pm
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:42 AM   #7563
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Thailand/Bangkok Poker scene

Hey guy's
I'm moving to Bangkok soon and was wondering How many poker players
actually live their.....
How is the internet connection and what are the advantages and disadvantages of life as a poker player in Bkk?
Also, those players that do currently live their, would you have any interest in meeting up maybe once a month for a night of drinks and food.
If you are interested send me a PM or post here and I'll get back to you.

look forward to your comments and maybe meeting a few of you.
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:43 AM   #7564
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Only 2 threads on the first page about this

EDIT: 3 and one is a sticky.
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:51 AM   #7565
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Hey

Thanks for the help guys... we'd been looking at hotels in Kata anyway, so we probably will be heading there then. I'm sure I'll have some more questions in the next couple of weeks - before we head out to Hong Kong, so hopefully you guys can help again
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:37 AM   #7566
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I just realized I did something stupid... I didn't get a multiple entry Visa. I am leaving the country for 8-10 days in a few days, then returning. I'm not exactly sure what I should do? Is this a problem?

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Old 06-23-2009, 04:54 AM   #7567
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where are you going?

you can get another visa from almost every country. it might be more difficult at some countries than others though. from thailand's neighbours the only place you can get a double entry tourist visa is vientiane, laos. other, neighbouring countries only issue single entries

so the best thing to do for americans/europeans is to get max value from the embassy in your home country and get a triple entry. or as brit you can get a one year non-immigrant visa from hull easily. they probably do postals still too but don't ask me about those
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:21 AM   #7568
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I heard poker is illegal in Thailand. What do you guys do for money?
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Old 06-23-2009, 06:10 AM   #7569
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Only 2 threads on the first page about this

EDIT: 3 and one is a sticky.
sigh. now he's going to cross post into both threads. hopefully he'll try to post in the sticky first, so he'll get frustrated that the message board is broken.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:30 AM   #7570
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I heard poker is illegal in Thailand. What do you guys do for money?
I thought everyone taught English???
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:30 AM   #7571
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I'm flying to Vietnam, then likely returning to Thailand through Cambodia.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:15 AM   #7572
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You can get a single entry (or double if you're lucky) from Phnom Penh
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:20 AM   #7573
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I'm flying to Vietnam, then likely returning to Thailand through Cambodia.
you can only get single entries from Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I tried to get a double entry from there 3 months ago but they said they are only giving out singles.

I was reading thaivisa for you about thai embassy in hanoi and I think you would atleast have to ask first what sort of tickets/travel plans they require if you want a double entry. it sounds like their lines for giving multiple entry visas vary a lot and it might become a head ache.

you should get single entry from both locations easily though
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Old 06-23-2009, 01:03 PM   #7574
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I'll take over 300.

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Old 06-23-2009, 04:44 PM   #7575
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Anyone know how to go about getting a taxi from Phuket airport to Kata beach? It looks like the hotels can sort it out for you, but i guess it will be more expensive (although i don't know how much).

Is it much cheaper to get a metered taxi? And how would i go about this after arriving in Phuket airport at around 9pm?

Anyone know rough prices for this?
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