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Old 09-21-2007, 09:45 PM   #1876
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How did you find a safe and reliable place to stay for the long term?

Loads of places, very easy to find an apartment long term hotel.

Did you visit Thailand regularly before making the move?

I did, most people i know did it too.

Do I need a buddy to visit for about a month or is going by oneself viable?

If your question is : it is user friendly enough? i'd say yes.


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Old 09-21-2007, 10:02 PM   #1877
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so before i leave, can anyone tell me an other good hotel besides grand president? id like a nice suite for about 800$
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:45 PM   #1878
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so before i leave, can anyone tell me an other good hotel besides grand president? id like a nice suite for about 800$
A few post earlier... http://www.winlongplace.com/accommodation.asp
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Old 09-22-2007, 04:29 PM   #1879
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=...h&plindex=0

About bargirls
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:05 AM   #1880
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

I'll try ask again, since I didn't got an answer to my last post.
First of all, thanks again for a good read.
I'm leaving for Thailand October 9th and staying in SE Asia till April.

I just have one question; Is it easy to find shoes in size US 12? I recon that it isn't the most common size in SE Asia..
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:11 AM   #1881
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

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I'll try ask again, since I didn't got an answer to my last post.
First of all, thanks again for a good read.
I'm leaving for Thailand October 9th and staying in SE Asia till April.

I just have one question; Is it easy to find shoes in size US 12? I recon that it isn't the most common size in SE Asia..
Good question. Well asked.

I still don't really know. Sandals come in all sorts of farang sizes so I'd guess you should be able to find big shoes ESP in a big city like BKK.
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:15 AM   #1882
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

Interesting Thai Girl phenomenon observation:

Every bar/disco/club place I've been in, when Tengo La Camisa Negra starts playing, all (bargirls, bartenders, reg girls, like ALL) Thai womenz start going apeshit wild dancing.

Muy Interasante!
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:05 AM   #1883
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Interesting Thai Girl phenomenon observation:

Every bar/disco/club place I've been in, when Tengo La Camisa Negra starts playing, all (bargirls, bartenders, reg girls, like ALL) Thai womenz start going apeshit wild dancing.

Muy Interasante!
Worldwide no?
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:21 AM   #1884
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Interesting Thai Girl phenomenon observation:

Every bar/disco/club place I've been in, when Tengo La Camisa Negra starts playing, all (bargirls, bartenders, reg girls, like ALL) Thai womenz start going apeshit wild dancing.

Muy Interasante!
Worldwide no?
Hard to tell. When it came out I was in 'Merica and it got no airplay outside of Spanish stations. Not sure, but perhaps it's Sud America spicyness just fits well with Thai girl spicyness. Doens't seem to have quite the same effect on even the drenk holdaying farang birds down here.
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Old 09-25-2007, 08:48 AM   #1885
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That's it my vacation are booked : Pattaya here I come

Pattaya? hum, : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ1qrO0ilAc&mode=related&search=

PS: frigging cool vids, hookers inside ( NSFW )
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Old 09-25-2007, 09:50 AM   #1886
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You guys can access youtube now?
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:13 AM   #1887
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does anyone know if ma huang/mau ing (ephedra herb) is legal in thailand?

didnt find an answer trough google
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Old 09-25-2007, 01:24 PM   #1888
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You guys can access youtube now?
Yeah! Didnt see any announcement, links just started working again a cpl of weeks ago.
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Old 09-25-2007, 02:40 PM   #1889
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i really dont like the rooms available at the grand president right now
the link that given to me a couple posts isnt superb can anyone give me names of hotels with gyms and in room intenret that they've stayed in?
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Old 09-25-2007, 06:25 PM   #1890
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

I'm showing up in Bangkok this weekend, I'll be living there with a friend till late December. Seems like there are more and more 2+2ers there these days, maybe we could get a meet up together.

Also, quick visa question. I have the 60 day visa but my return ticket is for 86 or so days from arrival, I'm just planning to get the standard extension in Bangkok but will this cause me problems getting in? My friend who's already there said I could probably just buy a refundable ticket at the airport and cancel it right after for a nominal fee, sound legit? Also what will I need for proof of return flight?

Sorry if this was covered already, I've read through the whole thread at one time or another but there's a lot of stuff in here
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:50 PM   #1891
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NTB, sorry to hear about the loss. This grinding hottie sounds interesting, and so does your fear of getting shanked by crazy gangs. U ok down there?
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Old 09-26-2007, 03:09 AM   #1892
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NTB, sorry to hear about the loss. This grinding hottie sounds interesting, and so does your fear of getting shanked by crazy gangs. U ok down there?
Tx. Spent about 5 days with my friend who lost the gf. Hes recovering well.

Grinding hottie was a nice distraction for a night.

Worries about getting shanked by gangs are RISING rapidly though!

Ex GF is now completely deranged and last night showed up at my flat (with another girl inside of course). I refused to open the door and she went mental smashing in my windows and threatening to kill us both. The police arrived, eventually, an hour after being called. She got the Thai equivalent of a restraining order put on her by the Police Captain but the price of that was that I had to agree to pay for the damages.

Thailand can be awesome, but folks! There also be some bad [censored] here too. Be aware and protect yourself! In this case it turns out I was smart AND unlucky at the same time. After it was all sorted out, I was havng a cigarette with the police SGT and he told me I was smart for NOT going outside and restraining her because as a foreigner it would have bought me [censored] of trouble and that was probably her objective. He said I was unlucky by being a foreigner because if I was a Thai man, I could have gone outside and beat the everliving [censored] out of her, once she started destroying property, and the Police would have done nothing except remve her from the scene.
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Old 09-27-2007, 04:25 AM   #1893
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

Can I get a list of 2+2ers that plan to live here for long time (not just 1 month vacations) and are currently here. Like 1y+

I think I wanna visit within this year, however I dont want to be alone. Like living for a month or two by myself, or w/ some thai girl would prolly get lonely. Now, hopefully I will go w/ a friend or something, but it is no guarantee.

A master list of accessible 2+2ers would be nice, as I am sure many ppl are in the same spot as I.
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Old 09-27-2007, 05:12 AM   #1894
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

If Thailand gets too expensive for you, you can visit me in Vientiane. I will probably be here in 2008 but can't make any guarantees at this point.
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Old 09-27-2007, 11:07 AM   #1895
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john when will you be there? How old are you?

Iam travelling at 31. oct and will likely stay for a long time.
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Old 09-27-2007, 12:49 PM   #1896
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Re: Ask Degen Anything About Living In Thailand

I have read this whole thread and unless I have missed it I dont think I have seem this question asked.

What are a list of phrase that you need to communicate with people in Thiland. Or can you just speak english and most will understand you.
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Old 09-27-2007, 05:50 PM   #1897
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From what ive understand thais dont speak very good english but you shouldnt have a problem if you stay around tourist areas wich you will be anyway the first Time and youll meet enough farangs and eglish speaking thais to get around but its def a huge plus EV if ypou learn thai if youll stay there for longer. Id def get myself thai lessons, ive alway been talanted in learning english and speaking other languages is just fun AND thais appriciate when you learn and respect there culture/ language.



Boys iam so excited right now, my flight is booked for 31th. If aynone is in BKK at around 1. nov pls pm me!
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Old 09-27-2007, 06:56 PM   #1898
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HI! i am goin to Thailand for Half year with a friend..we both play poker. will do a litle traveling then headed to chiangmai and play poker there..anyone leaves in chiangmai? How with apartments there, do they have any with internet conection? does Ongame relay NOT work? How about some proxy tricks? Also have a ticket for vietnam flight januar 13th we can hook up there if anyones gona be there..
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Old 09-27-2007, 07:18 PM   #1899
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Where did you read that ongame isnt allowed? This would be a middle disater for me.
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Old 09-27-2007, 08:48 PM   #1900
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page 206..its disaster for me 2..we must figure out a way around this. Does anyone know if (i am not an expert) can be done this with proxy..
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