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Old 12-11-2009, 06:35 AM   #9451
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He is talking about Mekong whiskey or Samsong, you can't buy imported whiskey for 500-700 even at a supermarket.
You can buy Dewar's White Label in that price range and 750ml of Johnny Red Label is 7xx baht. 100 Pipers isn't actually that bad either and that costs 490 baht for a liter I think. Do people actually drink Mekong or Samsong regularly?
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:50 AM   #9452
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You can buy Dewar's White Label in that price range and 750ml of Johnny Red Label is 7xx baht. 100 Pipers isn't actually that bad either and that costs 490 baht for a liter I think. Do people actually drink Mekong or Samsong regularly?
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:26 AM   #9453
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yeh I'm not talking about samsong or mehkong, drinking that on a night out would be disasterous. Even in probably the best club in chiang mai you can get a bottle of red label for 750ish baht. 100 pipers is around 400-500 everywhere
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:29 AM   #9454
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lol at our attempt to drink a bottle of mehkong each last year, I voud never to touch it again
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:42 AM   #9455
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Not to be cynical, but hookers by definition won't be hanging out in 'decent' places.
haha true, but I was kinda trying to compare it with Phuket where pretty much all of the decent clubs are full of working girls. Aside from club lime and probably Sound (not been but I've heard not many hookers there?) So if you go out and meet a girl then you will probably have to pay something afterwords.

In CM you can just basically avoid 1 street (loi kroh), spicy and bubble and you will most likely see 0 working girls on a night out. And those 3 places are terrible imo and not worth going

I don't think there's any chance you would have to pay any of the cute girls hanging out in the JJ Market area. Best street ever
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:46 AM   #9456
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Benmore is pretty damn cheap too.
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:16 AM   #9457
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For the more busto crowd, Hong Thong (+ Coke) = win imo lol. A box of 12 350ml bottles for 1k baht from Tesco Lotus. Almost lasted me the whole 2,5 days of my previous visa run!

On a more serious note, it really depends how often you are planning to go out. I definitely spend more than 200 EUR a month on drinks but I'd say ~1500 THB is the average me and my friends usually spend on a night out (most likely triple that in BKK though), drinking Red Label, Jack Daniels or whatever we want.
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:24 AM   #9458
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Without dinner I spend about 1500-2500 on nights out in BKK but I usually dont go to after hours places anymore. My busto English teacher friend drinks Hong Thong (aka Hong nam) and says it isn't so bad.
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:47 AM   #9459
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so im either going to spend a month in january in chiang mai or phuket, anyone have an extra room in there house in either place they can sublet or know some good serviced apt's?
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:52 AM   #9460
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so im either going to spend a month in january in chiang mai or phuket, anyone have an extra room in there house in either place they can sublet or know some good serviced apt's?
+1, need a decent place in Patong (or nearby) for 3 ppl for ~10 days starting from 27th Dec. My regular accommodation in Patong is fully booked. I'm with busto non-poker friends, though.. so <1k baht/night would be brilliant.

Any recommendations?
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Old 12-11-2009, 01:02 PM   #9461
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+1, need a decent place in Patong (or nearby) for 3 ppl for ~10 days starting from 27th Dec. My regular accommodation in Patong is fully booked. I'm with busto non-poker friends, though.. so <1k baht/night would be brilliant.

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you know around the new year's is the peak season for tourist in thailand and room prices will be off to roof. i dont think you will find anything for under 1k/night in patong
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Old 12-11-2009, 01:40 PM   #9462
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Yeah, that's probably the case. Anything decent within walking distance (and I mean like 3 minutes) from Bangla road <2000 baht/night that's not a sh*tty hostel?

I really need to book something asap. What have you crazy finns been planning for the nye anyway? 3 neighbours of yours are looking for some action.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:36 PM   #9463
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What do you do for internet service while traveling around the country?

Is there a decent wireless setup to use with a laptop? Or do I need to just go to internet cafes and hotels with internet? Is this stuff any good? http://edgethailand.com/ http://www.tothotspot.com/en/


Also is there any problem with hotels filling up during the peak times? February? Phuket? Can I get by without reservations?
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:48 PM   #9464
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Also is there any problem with hotels filling up during the peak times? February? Phuket? Can I get by without reservations?
nah Thailand is massively over saturated with places to stay, i seem to remember this time last year Phuket was only at about 30% occupancy.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:58 PM   #9465
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Yeah, that's probably the case. Anything decent within walking distance (and I mean like 3 minutes) from Bangla road <2000 baht/night that's not a sh*tty hostel?

I really need to book something asap. What have you crazy finns been planning for the nye anyway? 3 neighbours of yours are looking for some action.
Try the Yorkshire Inn in soi sansabai.

http://www.yorkshireinn.com/index.html

Might be over 2k during Xmas/NYE period, but only about 1k baht normally. It's a nice place and literally across the street from Bangla Road.
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Old 12-11-2009, 09:31 PM   #9466
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Just here to post that I 100% support all of the avatars itt...I feel like I've found my people.

Now I just need to move to ****ing Thailand.
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:29 PM   #9467
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tuna... there aren't Koreans in Thailand...
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:39 PM   #9468
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Just here to post that I 100% support all of the avatars itt...I feel like I've found my people.

Now I just need to move to ****ing Thailand.
<----i likes my asian pose the most...as its same same yet different.

Far as hotness of the pooying well who knows i pretty much like them all. 5555+
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Old 12-11-2009, 11:41 PM   #9469
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tuna... there aren't Koreans in Thailand...
Have! i once saw a group of korean girls at RCA. i walked up to them and asked if they were the wondergirls...which they liked obv...but after saying yoboseyo and that it was tough as they no speaka the math far as english go.
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:15 AM   #9470
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tuna... there aren't Koreans in Thailand...
woah...what are you trying to tell me here?

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Old 12-12-2009, 12:18 AM   #9471
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Me and EM2 brought some Korean girls to Karafun a while back but they were so drunk they fell asleep on the table. I wanna find out where hot Korean girls go on vacation.
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:25 AM   #9472
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Just here to post that I 100% support all of the avatars itt...I feel like I've found my people.

Now I just need to move to ****ing Thailand.
I quite enjoy your avatar tuna. I gotta figure out how to get the moving pictures.
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:33 AM   #9473
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I quite enjoy your avatar tuna. I gotta figure out how to get the moving pictures.




If you find a few seconds of a youtube clip that you'd like as your avatar I'd be happy to make on for you.
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:59 AM   #9474
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Summer Breeze on Sansabai is my choice. <2k, close to bangla, decent food, decent internet, fun staff. I live here now and I still go by all the time to chat with the staff or have a meal.

http://summerbreezehotel.com/index.htm
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:12 AM   #9475
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https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/92/travel/ask-us-about-thailand-344/

Guys, can anyone recommend a gym in Bangkok, close as possible to Sukhumvit 26 (or within easy BTS ride), where I can pay for each visit, rather then a monthly fee?
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