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Old 11-10-2009, 06:56 AM   #9076
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ive been staying in patong, phuket for a week and starting to get a bit sick of it. are there other places in phuket to stay which has good nightlife?
not really, phuket town has nightlife but wouldnt say its that good, although a nice a change from patong.
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:06 AM   #9077
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SMPro,

For 2k USD a month you can live very well in Thailand, serviced apartment, scooter rent, eat out every day, party 2-3 times a week including barfining ho's. Cut down on the drinking and debauchery (i.e. ho's) and you can go way down from that.


Re: nice restaurants

I had an awesome meal at the Boathouse on Kata beach. It's right on the beach so the view is very nice. It's Thai/French fusion and I had their Thai set menu which was 4 excellent courses for 1500 baht (I know, expensive). You can get a different glass of wine with each course for an additional 1500 baht which had some very good wines as well and even included a complementary champagne before dinner (some sort of promotion this month).


Re: Jetskis

I don't get the jetskis. In Pattaya I rented a motorboat and a driver for the day for 2k baht. In Phuket I got an awesome day long trip to Phi Phi with snorkling, sightseeing, and lunch for the same price.

How in the **** can renting a jetski for 30 minutes cost 1500 baht???
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:56 AM   #9078
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what about from massage girls, the crazy type!
555, that's fine imo.
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Old 11-10-2009, 12:39 PM   #9079
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15 days in BKK and still have the runs, lol. any tips? wait for it to run its course right? isn't the end of the world. mostly eat street food, lots of fried stuff with tons of sweet chilli sauce
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Old 11-10-2009, 12:58 PM   #9080
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15 days in BKK and still have the runs, lol. any tips? wait for it to run its course right? isn't the end of the world. mostly eat street food, lots of fried stuff with tons of sweet chilli sauce
buy some imodium?
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:07 PM   #9081
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15 days in BKK and still have the runs, lol. any tips? wait for it to run its course right? isn't the end of the world. mostly eat street food, lots of fried stuff with tons of sweet chilli sauce
Drink lots of water and have a night free from alcohol and your immune system will kick back in.

It won't run its course if you keep hammering your body every night.

And stop eating street food.
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:31 PM   #9082
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+1 on imodium, no booze for a while and cut back on the spicy stuff.
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Old 11-10-2009, 06:36 PM   #9083
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is having the runs such a big problem??
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Old 11-11-2009, 12:54 AM   #9084
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anyone else not get hangovers in thailand? when i was in uk i would usually always drink 4% beer and after heavy drinking would always need to take pain killers the next day. Since being in thialand i have been drinking stronger beer and mixing drinks with buckets etc. I bought a load of painkillers with to anticipate the headaches but i haven't needed to touch them once. Surely i should be getting more dehydrated in the heat, i think they must put painkillers in the beer....
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:29 AM   #9085
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Nah they are just as bad for me! I think you are still in holiday mode, hangovers are never as bad then. Once you've been here a while everything will go back to normal. Keep hold of those painkillers imo
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:16 AM   #9086
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anyone recommend a dentist on koh samui?
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Old 11-11-2009, 07:51 AM   #9087
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Is it true that foreigners are not allowed to buy real estatate in thailand?
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:17 AM   #9088
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you can only own 49% so what you need to do is register a business then get "two or more business partners" so you own the majority %. Apparently this is quite easy to set up, I was talking to someone the other night who built a house here and he said hes has never even spoke to his "partners".
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:26 AM   #9089
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Is it true that foreigners are not allowed to buy real estatate in thailand?
As I understand it, you can buy the property but not the land it lies on. You have to lease it long term.
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Old 11-11-2009, 09:19 AM   #9090
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has anyone bought ecstasy in thailand before? i ordered 2 'red' pills for 1k bht off a girl who works in a bar....she said if they are sh it she would buy me two more and i specifically said no jabba.
Bought some once in phuket from my girlfriend's gay friend, it was 1.2K/pill and total crap, felt hardly any effect.
Got also some in bangkok from some kind of whore a friend knew here, 500/pill, super strong effect like kick in the ass for one hour, but it disappeared quickly, and made me throw up all my beer.
So no more "E" or whatever is inside those pills in thailand for me.

Best ones i got in asia were from Kuala Lumpur from a chinese friend. Very good party in thailand afterwards, but it was a bit stupid to smuggle them there from the malay border.
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:05 AM   #9091
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why would you want to stay near phuket airport?
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:08 AM   #9092
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Bought some once in phuket from my girlfriend's gay friend, it was 1.2K/pill and total crap, felt hardly any effect.
Got also some in bangkok from some kind of whore a friend knew here, 500/pill, super strong effect like kick in the ass for one hour, but it disappeared quickly, and made me throw up all my beer.
So no more "E" or whatever is inside those pills in thailand for me.

Best ones i got in asia were from Kuala Lumpur from a chinese friend. Very good party in thailand afterwards, but it was a bit stupid to smuggle them there from the malay border.
wtf??????????

is that **** really worth the risks?

i just don't get some of you
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:42 AM   #9093
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As far as land, leasing it about 100year is same same as owning it.
Max lease of land, according to current Thai law is 30 years.

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I found some pretty sick 1-2rais land up around phuket's airport for 800k-2mil... pretty sick deal if i played 5/10 id def finance myself a 4mil mansion on that land(equivalent to a 15-20mil house if you know someone who can do everything from a to z without hiring more than some burmese guys)
1MTHB/rai sounds pretty expensive for that far North on the island.

I'd expect that 5M would be the lower end of the range to build a really super mega sick house on this island.

If you really wanted solid western construction contracting on your house (IOW you want to last >25yrs in terms of structural stability) you have to get a Foreign Contractor/Civil Engineer as your project manager and they are NOT cheap.
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:50 AM   #9094
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is having the runs such a big problem??
Thaiarrhea...is a sign maybe your not eating right, or you've killed the healthy microrganisms/bacteria of digestion from too much drinking... and the stomach is linked directly to the brain.. bad stomach=bad decisions! something to think about..

watch where you drink water from.. water borne illnesses are no joke.. teeth brushing, etc..

It's all a big poker hand in Thailand..bad decisions can cost one
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:53 AM   #9095
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15 days in BKK and still have the runs, lol. any tips? wait for it to run its course right? isn't the end of the world. mostly eat street food, lots of fried stuff with tons of sweet chilli sauce
My friend last year got an intestinal parasite..and it took him the better part of a month or 2 to figure what it was, and then rid it from his system.. watch the sanitation.. stop drinking and let your stomach heal..

Fact: it takes minimum of 60 days for a healthy person to get full digestive ability back after drinking alcohol.. it's a posion that kills the stomachs goodness..

sugar drinks f*ck you up too.. I'm in Malaysia getting some good healthy foods back in the system (easier to access here than in Phuket)
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:01 PM   #9096
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sorry got drunk, bought 2 purple pills? taken 1 whats the worst that can happen....
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:04 PM   #9097
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yeah i just took the 2nd 10mins later, might as well go out with a bang!
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:16 PM   #9098
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sorry got drunk, bought 2 purple pills? taken 1 whats the worst that can happen....
why are you apologizing to us? we don't have to bail you out or take you to the hospital. we're freerolling for a good story.
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:33 PM   #9099
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purple? probably just Xanax. Enjoy your passing out!


If they are E's though I expect a good trip report
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:37 PM   #9100
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My head hurts.
I just took 2 white pills from a bottle cleverly labeled "paracetemol".


TR to follow.
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