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Old 07-06-2009, 11:31 PM   #7751
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Spiv the drugs question was hardly a given, i wouldnt expect that to be a norm in such a 'liberal' place.
South-East asia is anything but "liberal". What liberal lifestyle exists is only because of the incompetence and/or corruption of police. Asia is far more conservative than the west.

Have you never seen any of the umpteen movies about westerners being imprisoned for drugs in Asia?

Try "Return To Paradise" ,"Brokedown Palace", "Bangkok Hilton" etc etc etc.
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:44 AM   #7752
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you would not bother with hep a&b vaccinations?

you do know where you can get infected of those, right?
I should have been more specific. I wouldn't bother with malaria or typhoid unless you want to be extra cautious (which I suppose isn't bad). Definitely hep shots, but I thought those were standard for everyone in the western world anyway? I know I got mine ages ago before ever coming to asia.
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:53 AM   #7753
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where is the best internet on/near the beach? perfect,highspeed,bombass internet?

oh yeaa and an area that does NOT blackout everyday for an hour or so..
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Old 07-07-2009, 03:17 AM   #7754
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where is the best internet on/near the beach?
Pattaya.
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Old 07-07-2009, 05:28 AM   #7755
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where is the best internet on/near the beach? perfect,highspeed,bombass internet?

oh yeaa and an area that does NOT blackout everyday for an hour or so..
TT&T has good adsl in phuket

in karon our electricity was out atleast once a month for several hours during daytime

only had that happen once in rawai in the last 5 months
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Old 07-07-2009, 04:29 PM   #7756
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as for nightlife in Kata, it has the Night bazaar and a ton of beer bars, but if you want discos you'll need to go to Patong, Rawai, or Phuket Town.
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Old 07-07-2009, 08:56 PM   #7757
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Speaking of internet has anyone tried using their mobile phone to connect it to their laptop. How is dtac/ais using their edge/gprs service? Ever since my e51 got stolen I've been using a nokia 3110 classic. I was hoping to use this while traveling out of bangkok in a few weeks so I don't need to worry about hotel internet. Is it possible to at least play 1 table like this? Has anyone tried this before?
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Old 07-07-2009, 10:54 PM   #7758
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I have tried it. It is possible to play 1 table like that, yes.

However I found that I would disconnect every 5-10 minutes on average. I don't know whether it was the phone, where I was, or something else, but it's definitely not a good plan for pokering.
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Old 07-08-2009, 12:16 AM   #7759
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is anyone here renting/lenting apartment in Kata with kitchen for under 15-20k baht, I have been looking for many hours on a motorbike but i gave up.. Any tip would be greatly appreciated.

I'm going to try to look in Karon instead in a few hours..
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Old 07-08-2009, 01:26 AM   #7760
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is anyone here renting/lenting apartment in Kata with kitchen for under 15-20k baht, I have been looking for many hours on a motorbike but i gave up.. Any tip would be greatly appreciated.

I'm going to try to look in Karon instead in a few hours..
there should be plenty. you should also check sai yuan road in rawai (road from rawai to nai harn). there are all these little sois with houses for rent there

if you insist on staying in kata/karon there should be plenty of houses available too. just go through all the sois. i mean phuket is empty right now. if you cant find a house for rent you are blind

maybe get someone who knows phuket better to join you
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Old 07-08-2009, 02:26 AM   #7761
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there should be plenty. you should also check sai yuan road in rawai (road from rawai to nai harn). there are all these little sois with houses for rent there

if you insist on staying in kata/karon there should be plenty of houses available too. just go through all the sois. i mean phuket is empty right now. if you cant find a house for rent you are blind

maybe get someone who knows phuket better to join you
thanks, i tried some sois and I'm closer to find an apartment, but it is not easy if you want both internet and kitchen.
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:44 PM   #7762
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Yo guys im gonna be over there in about a month. What is the weather like?
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:11 PM   #7763
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Yo guys im gonna be over there in about a month. What is the weather like?
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:49 PM   #7764
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Yo guys im gonna be over there in about a month. What is the weather like?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7UBlZcZSE0
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Old 07-08-2009, 11:55 PM   #7765
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I figured it was gonna rain quite a bit. Does it just rain for a bit then the sun comes out?
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Old 07-09-2009, 12:58 AM   #7766
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no that is how it has been for the past couple of months

we are heading to a season where the rain can be more constant and it will be more cloudy

next good weather season starts around mid november
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Old 07-09-2009, 01:43 PM   #7767
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Oh well, should still be fun.
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Old 07-09-2009, 02:00 PM   #7768
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sure it will be fun

iirc chicago is in illinois and there should be same kind of weather as in my home city in finland and if that is the case then it is 100% that it is much better weather in thailand for you 24/7
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Old 07-09-2009, 04:13 PM   #7769
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to thos who enjoi some great cannabis...

i know you can find herb over there.. but if your spoiled and like to only puff on only the best chronic.. what to do?

checking even a small personal amount seems sketch..

i remember seeing an airport warning sign.. somewhere in east asia.. that was all
WARNING DRUG TRAFFICKING IS PUNISHABLE BY DEATH

im expecting i wont bring any..

sitting on a beach/eating/grinding sngs
lil green goes along with that all too well...
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:17 PM   #7770
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to thos who enjoi some great cannabis...

i know you can find herb over there.. but if your spoiled and like to only puff on only the best chronic.. what to do?

checking even a small personal amount seems sketch..

i remember seeing an airport warning sign.. somewhere in east asia.. that was all
WARNING DRUG TRAFFICKING IS PUNISHABLE BY DEATH

im expecting i wont bring any..

sitting on a beach/eating/grinding sngs
lil green goes along with that all too well...
Are you asking a question?
I want to know the answer if so
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:30 PM   #7771
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ya the weather is going to still be better than most western cities.

lol don't bring weed with you. and the weed here sucks.
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:48 PM   #7772
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Lot of silly PPL ITT.

Bringing drugs to THAILAND? R U insane in the brain?

LOLZA?



PS: Beatchs in Phuket or coming to Phuket should prob drop a PM to myself, Lessu or Rutang. But OFC only if you like want exp help. Otherwise, just you know, do that thing you do.

PPS: Sangsom is a helluva drug!
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:53 PM   #7773
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PPS: Sangsom is a helluva drug!
illegal in 58 countries!
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Old 07-09-2009, 11:01 PM   #7774
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good websites to find cheap flights to thailand (will likely be in Singapore on a work ass't)
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Old 07-09-2009, 11:16 PM   #7775
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thai airways >>> air asia
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