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Old 09-03-2007, 06:36 AM   #1776
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Where can i find some Whey protein in thailand.. This is crucial i almost forgot about it.
for how much?
Any big pharmacy/health store/sport store don't know about the price
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Old 09-03-2007, 08:07 PM   #1777
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so me and 2 of my friend are looking to move in thailand in february and we have some concerns. We want to rent a house like this or something :

http://www.fairproperties.com/cgi-bi...os_for_rent.pl

But our main concern is the internet connection. Can we get a stable one ?

We found that website anyone know anything about that kind of satellite internet connection?

http://www.satsig.net/ivsat-asia.htm
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Old 09-03-2007, 11:16 PM   #1778
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Where can i find some Whey protein in thailand.. This is crucial i almost forgot about it.
for how much?
It's expensive and I'd bet a significant amount of money that it's garbage quality. If this is your first time going to SE Asia, you'll probably pack too much clothing. Take some out of your bag and throw a can or two of whey in there instead.
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Old 09-03-2007, 11:59 PM   #1779
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so me and 2 of my friend are looking to move in thailand in february and we have some concerns. We want to rent a house like this or something :

http://www.fairproperties.com/cgi-bi...os_for_rent.pl

But our main concern is the internet connection. Can we get a stable one ?

We found that website anyone know anything about that kind of satellite internet connection?

http://www.satsig.net/ivsat-asia.htm
Connection is pretty solid in Pattaya. Have you ever been there? If not maybe you should reconsider. Great for shagging week ends but living there is another story.
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Old 09-04-2007, 12:49 AM   #1780
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Hey ofdabead, our mutual friend has mentioned a "hooker from hell" story several times and still hasn't told me about it. What happened?

Ifear, I would just take the whey protein with you instead of worrying about tracking some down. To amend my previous "legal drugs in Thailand" post, you can get gear with absolutely no problem if that's what you're into.
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Old 09-04-2007, 01:28 AM   #1781
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Hrm really?

Do you know if they have the old prohormones stashed away? I was about to do my first cycle of m1t here.
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Old 09-04-2007, 03:20 AM   #1782
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Hey ofdabead, our mutual friend has mentioned a "hooker from hell" story several times and still hasn't told me about it. What happened?

Well let's say he wasn't as lucky as us for pickups in the thighs bar...
But no big deal really
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Old 09-04-2007, 10:29 AM   #1783
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Hey ofdabead, our mutual friend has mentioned a "hooker from hell" story several times and still hasn't told me about it. What happened?
Standby for the ex-GF from hell story soon.

Puk's lost her absolute mind and I'm physically and mentally prepping myself to either be attacked by a knife weilding mental woman or a herd of hired ya ba junkies.

I think my odds of survival are
90/10 against knife weilding woman
and 50/50 against the ya ba herd
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Old 09-04-2007, 12:28 PM   #1784
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Now that read the whole thread iam sure no one mentioned the non immi "O" Visa/multiple entry wich allows you stay 1 year up to 15 months if you do a short visa run every 90 days. I get that from the thai embassy in stuttgart(ger) if i can show a bank statement that i own 5K€ + on my bank account.
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Old 09-04-2007, 01:20 PM   #1785
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any one here lived in phuket and used that internet provider ?????

http://www.phuket.ksc.co.th/wireless_hotspot.htm


is it any good ?
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Old 09-04-2007, 06:55 PM   #1786
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Now that read the whole thread iam sure no one mentioned the non immi "O" Visa/multiple entry wich allows you stay 1 year up to 15 months if you do a short visa run every 90 days. I get that from the thai embassy in stuttgart(ger) if i can show a bank statement that i own 5K€ + on my bank account.
"O" are either :

Non Imm "0" PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 December 2006
Applying for an extension for aliens who support or are being supported by parents with Thai nationality or have residence in Thailand.
Initial place to contact: An alien must apply for non-immigrant visa "code O" at a Thai Embassy or Consulate abroad before he/she enters the country.

Duration of the first permit: As warranted by this visa, the applicant will receive permission to stay for 90 days. Duration of extension: The Immigration Office will grant that applicant a maximum extension of one year at a time.

Requirements:

1. Application Form T.M. 7.

2. A copy of passport or substitute document.

3. One 4*6 cm. Photo.

4. Marriage certificate.

5. 500 baht fee.

6. Birth certificate (if any) & current medical original certificate (any Thai clinic will do for 30-50 baht).

7. Evidence to identify that the supporter or the one being supported has a Thai nationality or has residence in Thailand.

8. If an alien is the supporter, he must submit financial evidence, proof of employment, work permit and tax receipts.

Applying for an extension for aliens who support or are being supported by a spouse with Thai nationality or who has residence in Thailand Initial place to contact:

An alien must apply for a non-immigrant visa "code O" at a Thai Embassy or Consulate abroad before entering the Kingdom. Duration of first permit: As warranted by this visa, permission is given for a period of 90 days. Duration of extension: The Immigration Office will grant him a maximum extension of one year at a time.


Retirement (Non Imm O-A) PDF Print E-mail
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Criteria for retirement visa
Initially you must apply for a Non-Immigrant visa before you enter the country from a Thai Embassy abroad. Permission will be for 90 days. for the first permit (single entry) but you can apply for a multiple max one year stay in Thailand.

Requirements:

1. Application form T.M.7
2. Copy of passport or substitute document.
3. One 4 x 6 cm photo.
4. 500 baht fee.
5. Proof of financial status or pension.
6. Letter from your embassy saying you wish to retire in Thailand For an applicant who is over 50 years old, proof of a sum of 800,000 baht in a Thai bank OR an income of not less than 65,000 baht per month must be presented - OR a combination of balance in the bank and a monthly income.

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Documents to submit for visa based on marriage to a Thai national

* Application Form TM.7.
* Copy and original of passport or substitute document.
* One 4*6 cm photo
* Marriage certificate
* 1,900 Baht fee
* If an alien is the supporter, he must submit financial evidence, proof of employment, work permit and tax receipts.
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Old 09-04-2007, 10:57 PM   #1787
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Embassies in many European countries aren't so strict about the visa rules (although that may be changing). I got my one year non-immigrant type "O" visa just by walking into the embassy and saying 'Hi! I'd like to play poker in Bangkok for a year' without any paperwork required.
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Old 09-05-2007, 12:33 AM   #1788
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Hey ofdabead, our mutual friend has mentioned a "hooker from hell" story several times and still hasn't told me about it. What happened?

Well let's say he wasn't as lucky as us for pickups in the thighs bar...
But no big deal really
Lol, you went back to that place? He just told me the story and it's no big deal since it was his last night in bkk. It would have been a much different story in Cambodia or something. The key to dealing with crazy Thai people is to keep saying "mai khao jai" (I don't understand) until they finally go away.
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:07 AM   #1789
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any one here lived in phuket and used that internet provider ?????

http://www.phuket.ksc.co.th/wireless_hotspot.htm


is it any good ?
I live in Phuket and looked into it but right now I dont think the service is strong/far reaching enough to warrant the super high cost.
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Old 09-05-2007, 06:14 AM   #1790
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I know about the visa rules puplished at thaivisa.com.
Just call the german Thai embassy in Stuttgart, Hamburg or Essen. In their defintion of "O" (other) also falls "tourist".

You wont find these information offically published on the internets i guess, i just read it in a german thailand forum then called the embassy and they approved it.YOu just send them a mail with ur passport flight ticket the fees and the bank statement etc and youll get your visa.
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Old 09-05-2007, 06:34 AM   #1791
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Lol, you went back to that place?
Yeah, and this time the tequila bill was a disapointing 2800... ahah I guess it's because i wasn't under the influence of anything but booze and testosterone

RE wunderkind : eheh that's a great new i will probably do that in december.
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Old 09-05-2007, 11:20 AM   #1792
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My wife and I are flying out tonight!!!

Here is our schedule:

sept 8 - 12: Koh Samui
sept 12 - 15: Koh Phangan
sept 15 - 18: Phuket
sept 19: Chiang Dao
sept 20 - 22: Hill tribe trek
sept 22 - 27: Chiang Mai
sept 27 - ???: Bangkok (where we will live)

If you live in (or have been to) any of these areas and there is something we absolutely must do or see, let me know. Also, let me know if you want to hook up for a beer. It will be fun to meet some 2ers out there. I think I will end up living pretty close to fellow SSSH brassmonkey in BKK.
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Old 09-05-2007, 01:29 PM   #1793
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Hey guys one last request.. as i have said im really stressed about my visa and for some reason my brain just seems to block there
thats the little page for my country
http://www.magma.ca/%7Ethaiott/visa3.htm

Just want to be 100% sure i understand it completely.

So, i have to mail my passport and the form with a second passport picture that isnt the same as the one in my passport.
i think i have to send 80$(money order) + xpress post send back envelope
i have to choose tourist visa as non immigrant seems to be only for buisnesses.

They say we do not accept courrier services... wtf is a courier service? i thought all fast mail was a courier service

So then 2 days later i get my visa which is good for 60days.
That visa is the one that i can renew for an other 60days @ at the border right?
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Old 09-05-2007, 01:46 PM   #1794
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From what i understand a courier service is someone who can only delivers and hands out the mail personally.

@ efficiacy, nice to know that there are other LHE players.
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Old 09-05-2007, 02:47 PM   #1795
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but this seems right? sending my passport and stuff? seems sketchy
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:04 PM   #1796
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yeah
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:13 PM   #1797
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ok last one i swear
ive read a lot on thaivisas

So i guess you can just get 60days visas every 60days if you dont care about paying?
They say that the 30days extentions are not always given, its at the discretion of the officer.
Are 60days visa almost always given out, and has anyone in here lived off those for like 6months, so 3 times?
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:15 PM   #1798
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but this seems right? sending my passport and stuff? seems sketchy
Im going to my thai ambasade/consulate since its only 150 km away, and losing my passport in mail would suck insanely...
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Old 09-05-2007, 03:17 PM   #1799
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I dont know for sure because ive never been there but from what ive understood i say yes. You can also get 90 day toruist visas at least in germany.
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Old 09-06-2007, 01:51 AM   #1800
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ok last one i swear
ive read a lot on thaivisas

So i guess you can just get 60days visas every 60days if you dont care about paying?
They say that the 30days extentions are not always given, its at the discretion of the officer.
Are 60days visa almost always given out, and has anyone in here lived off those for like 6months, so 3 times?
Yes, as long as you don't mind going to the Thai consulate in a foreign capital. It takes 2 working days, but some places you can drop off your passport in the morning it pick it up the following afternoon. Cost is 1000 baht. If you wanted to, you could get to Vientiane for under 500 baht by train not including the Lao visa fee that varies depending on country of origin. Round-trip flights are 5 or 6k baht and I imagine this is similar for other nearby capitals.
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