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    Watch the sunrise whilst eating noodles as the first skytrain of the day rumbles overhead.
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    Go to the Faculty of Liberal Arts at Thammasat University at lunchtime. There's an air conditioned cafe there for the students. Sit and chat with them. It'll blow your mind - promise

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    While away the hours before happy hour in the Neilson Hayes library, really chilled little oasis.

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    Hit JJ park at around 4p.m chill with a book.
    Cycle round the railway park opposite before you chill in JJ.
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    Go to Ikea...

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    Leave for much nicer places.

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    ^hehe, that wasn't his question though.

    I lived in Bangkok for about six weeks, but visited plenty other times.

    Take a paddle boat ride in Lumpini Park.
    Work out in the outdoor gym in Lumpini.
    Get a foot massage in Lumpini Park.
    Go and see a fight at the Lumpini boxing stadium. Get front row seats if possible.
    Learn Muay Thai. You'll get fit fast.

    Not sure if the Lumpini Night Bazaar is still open, but the night market is awesome.
    Go on the Ferris Wheel in the park at nighttime.

    ---Update---

    Have a drink at the Sky Bar and see awesome views of Bangkok at night.

    ---Update---

    okay, just read that you already did two of those things..the link isn't opening for me either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by po3try View Post
    Go to Ikea...
    Take the whole family, walk really slowly... Just like Bristol!

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    I still haven't been to that "Penis ParK" or whatever it's called. Where is it? Somewhere in Bangkok. Has all these giant penis sculptures and women rub them to increase fertility.

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    Breeze Through Bangkok on a Tuk Tuk
    Be a Star (Teacher) at a Thai English Camp
    Deck Yourself Out in a Custom Suit
    Find Duty Free Deals at King Power
    Devour the King of Fruits – Durian
    I don't know one person who's done any of the above

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Pat View Post
    I don't know one person who's done any of the above
    how thoroughly done do they have to be?

    i've definitely devoured durian (sometimes on the very same day as Queen Mangosteen)... just not an entire durian.

    i've gotten not gotten deals at King Power, but i've eaten at the buffet.

    haven't had a suit made (i'd hold out for a HK tailor) but i've decked myself out in custom shirts and pants (look for tailors that DO NOT have 2 for 1 cheapo deals or a guy out front inviting you in, to start)...

    i avoid English camps but as for the tuk tuk i've only breezed through a small part of Thonburi...
    Imodium can't stop me.

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    why are you moving? i thought you were very well settled out there in Chanta
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    Quote Originally Posted by re_fuse View Post
    sex
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anna Key View Post
    a complete collection of GK Chesterton.
    I had never heard of him, and then I ran across this lovely quote, 'Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a coloured pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling'.

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