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Old 12-31-2009, 02:11 AM   #9726
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Koh Chang is perfect for this... I am flying in the girl I met in Macau for a week of romance (plus the local talent in Koh Chang is a little weak - but, the euro tourists are pretty hot yet inevitably with bf).

If you come down, PM me.
yeah koh chang is sick. pretty far away from phuket though.

you could try one of the smaller islands off the coast of phuket, or if you want to splurge, try phiphiislandvillage which has its own private beach on phi phi island.
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Old 12-31-2009, 02:11 AM   #9727
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Mail i got from the hospital:

In response to your inquiry, please be informed that we use ENGIRIX for
Hepatitis B vaccine. You will need to see GI doctor for the consultation
and prescription. Doctor fee costs around 500 - 1,000 THB. The cost for
Hepatitis B vaccine is 656 THB / shot. Hospital fee costs 150 THB / visit.
but i got twinrix. it's obv much more hiso than your shot!

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so you cant use moneybookers than? how can i get setup on party/ipoker?
use teamviewer/vpn etc...?

i like withdrawing more than depositing so mb works fine with me

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Doesn't really matter what you tell them but just give them a general, "I work on the computer" and they won't ask any other questions.
try that in america you geek!
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:38 AM   #9728
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Doesn't really matter what you tell them but just give them a general, "I work on the computer" and they won't ask any other questions.
OTL you forgot to mention that every time I've seen you do this you make typing motions with your fingers in the air as if working on an imaginary keyboard and that it's hilarious and amazing every time!
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:45 AM   #9729
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

i tried to explain poker to a few of them and they didn't really get it so i told them i played connect4 for a job instead
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Old 12-31-2009, 10:48 AM   #9730
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OTL you forgot to mention that every time I've seen you do this you make typing motions with your fingers in the air as if working on an imaginary keyboard and that it's hilarious and amazing every time!
Yup. Then I follow the typing motion with one of these bad boys:

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Old 12-31-2009, 11:16 AM   #9731
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OTL you forgot to mention that every time I've seen you do this you make typing motions with your fingers in the air as if working on an imaginary keyboard and that it's hilarious and amazing every time!
lol, I'm glad I'm not the only one who does this.
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Old 12-31-2009, 05:37 PM   #9732
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lol, I'm glad I'm not the only one who does this.
LOL +1
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:08 PM   #9733
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Koh Chang is perfect for this... I am flying in the girl I met in Macau for a week of romance (plus the local talent in Koh Chang is a little weak - but, the euro tourists are pretty hot yet inevitably with bf).

If you come down, PM me.
Koh chang is really chill I was there last year, if you go DON"T go in the rainy season.
I did and 7/8 days it rained so hard the streets flooded and I almost lost my hotel room to the water. The tourists there are mostly russians and swedish that keep to them selves. There is a lot of space on the island and not many people there.

I recommend you rent a motorbike and drive around the island visiting the small villages along the coast, it's very fun. Also they have ATV tours and jungle paintballing.
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Old 01-01-2010, 08:43 PM   #9734
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Where to buy electronics in Bangkok?

I need a data cable for my digicamera, electric outlet plug converter, and a decent GPS?

Emporiums seems to be clothes... Where should I go for these items?
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Old 01-02-2010, 01:32 AM   #9735
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Old 01-02-2010, 01:40 AM   #9736
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

Hi Guys, I'm planning to take a very extended trip starting in SE Asia, ending in Western Europe (or maybe never ending, really). I'm really curious/concerned about setting up a bank account as a United States citizen. I want to avoid any delays, maximum transactions, and fees associated with moving money from poker sites->US bank->overseas bank account and try to get a Bank account and neteller set up if possible. I am/will be a poker pro as long as possible and would like to take full advantage of being out of the US.

In the US, I would advise someone to rent a place for a month, get a bank account, have all mail forwarded to a PO Box, and then travel their brains out. Is there any way to do this in Thailand?
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Old 01-02-2010, 02:21 AM   #9737
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Anyone do any moto riding over there? Some googling shows some tours in the North, but I was planning on staying in Phuket. There's a phuket motocross club, but I can't find any info on it.
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Old 01-02-2010, 02:43 AM   #9738
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Hi Guys, I'm planning to take a very extended trip starting in SE Asia, ending in Western Europe (or maybe never ending, really). I'm really curious/concerned about setting up a bank account as a United States citizen. I want to avoid any delays, maximum transactions, and fees associated with moving money from poker sites->US bank->overseas bank account and try to get a Bank account and neteller set up if possible. I am/will be a poker pro as long as possible and would like to take full advantage of being out of the US.

In the US, I would advise someone to rent a place for a month, get a bank account, have all mail forwarded to a PO Box, and then travel their brains out. Is there any way to do this in Thailand?
Setting up a bank account here takes 30mins and I can't see any reason why you can't just withdraw from sites to that account directly. I did it from 3 different sites and it didn't take longer than withdrawing from moneybookers/my home bank account
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Old 01-02-2010, 03:17 AM   #9739
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anyone seen 24" monitors in phuket lately?

need one asap
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Old 01-02-2010, 06:31 AM   #9740
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

Hey guys,

I'm a full time online player from Aus and am planning on a move to phuket in 2011.

The plan is to get a 12 month visa and fly to phuket for a holiday. If I like it, I will stay.

I'm sure this has been asked 100 times but is standard wi fi enough for online poker or not? The place I plan on going to offers free wi-fi. Would I need a better/back up connection?

Cheers.
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Old 01-02-2010, 07:40 AM   #9741
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free wifi sounds like something that might or might not work

90% it wont be enough for grinding

if you are coming to phuket you can get a cdma aircard. i think there are 3G and 3.5G models that are more than enough for grinding
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Old 01-02-2010, 07:40 AM   #9742
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Looking for hotel/flight package deal to Macao...ideally from CM but if not from BKK...where should I look!!?? thanks!!

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Old 01-02-2010, 07:59 PM   #9743
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

airasia.com has occasional deals on cheap flights to macau, got a flight round trip for about $100 USD IIRC.
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:51 PM   #9744
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Re: Thailand chatter thread

I'm definitely going travelling in feb/march, wasn't 100 % sure where but after reading alot of this thread and having Thailand recommended by a few friends I'm almost positive it'll be here. Will be visiting all the major cities and staying for around a month maybe longer.

If someone could hook me up with some accommodation while I'm visiting that would be sweet, if not that's fine but I'm sure my Thailand experience would be amplified 10 fold if I hung around with other poker players who know their way around. I'd obviously pay my way. A grind house would be ideal.

Bit of info about myself: My names Alex, I'm a Brit, 20 years old, just basically looking for a good time while I'm visiting, love socialising, drinking, good weather, sport. I'm spontaneous to a fault and definitely a yes man (probably the main reason I'm coming to Thailand). I play 2-4 -5/10 on fulltilt and post alot in the msnl forum.

Anyway just thought I'd throw that out there and if I don't get any offers I'll just stay in a local hotel. Feel free to pm me for my msn/aim/skype if you'll be in Thailand between feb 3rd - march 15th, cheers.
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Old 01-02-2010, 11:11 PM   #9745
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airasia.com has occasional deals on cheap flights to macau, got a flight round trip for about $100 USD IIRC.
Thanks!! what about hotels!?
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:29 AM   #9746
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Anybody here managed to get a yearly multiple entries non O ED visa?
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:36 AM   #9747
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i tried to explain poker to a few of them and they didn't really get it so i told them i played connect4 for a job instead
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Old 01-03-2010, 12:41 AM   #9748
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Re: Ask us about Thailand!

ATTENTION ALL SAMUI PTP-ers

I am in need of a place to stay and grind, ideally Chaweng or Lamai, starting immediately, for all of January, possible longer. Anyone out there got a spare room I can take? or know of a place I can rent? or recommend any decent complexes with good wi-fi?

If anyone has anything, please give me a call 0890546271

Be good to meet some more poker guys for grinding and/or partying.

tyty

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Old 01-03-2010, 04:16 AM   #9749
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http://news.samuiexpress.net/clients/aumpai/aumpai.html

in Lamai, very good wifi.
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Old 01-03-2010, 10:51 AM   #9750
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Thanks for that Spiv. I did try them yesterdasy actually but they're all booked up until the 7th and wouldnt even show me one of the rooms, so I could at least know if it was suitable and book ahead.

Any others you know of?

Are you in Samui yourself?
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