Work and get paid. Even if you believe your motives are altruistic, it is a miniscule percentage of the populations of developed countries as a whole.Originally Posted by WilliamBlake
But this is rather going off the point. I am not suggesting that westerners should be doing much more, I am suggesting there is nothing wrong with being Thai and wealthy.
Out of my mind. Back in five minutes.
The wide variety of street food, some veggie-friendly - 20Bt spring rolls or freshly cooked pad thai sure beat a $2 'dirty dog' or stale pretzel in NYC
The weather - late March and I'm still freezing my ass when I walk out the door - wish I was in LOS now...
The Buddhist culture - beautiful temples open to all, unlike Nepal and India where farang cannot enter most Hindu temples, even if they are Hindus
The wide variety of transportation options - can't think of any other country in the world with motorcycle taxis
The fruit - just as good if not better than Hawaii because it's so cheap
I'm tired of looking at the TV news,
I'm tired of driving hard and being used,
I tell you, baby, I've got nothing to lose,
You know my plane is due....
yang raeng?Originally Posted by Boonmee
ลาน้องก่อน พี่จนถึงต้องจำจาก, ถึงแม้พี่จะหลงรัก ฐานะพาพราก ต้องจากจอมใจ
ถ้าหากมั่งมี แล้วพี่จะคืนมาใหม่, ไม่ว่าจะอยู่แห่งไหน จะนานเท่าไร ยังไม่ลืมบาง...
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Truly pronouced "fok" or "fawk"..in thai..I think.....i1der.
maybe has another name, tho (?)
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Yessssss.Originally Posted by Sissy
NOOOOOOOOOO!Originally Posted by Sissy
I'm sure it's Fuck-Thong...
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You rock, PhuketboundOriginally Posted by phuketbound
I like driving in Bangkok traffic. Its liek 3D-Deathchase on the ZX Spectrum.
No, seriously, I do.
Nuts In A Blender
Had a sister in law that worked for Unicef. She was making just over 100K/year.Originally Posted by WilliamBlake
She admitted it was like 23 cents on the donated dollar actually made it to the people in need. Never donated since.
You'd love Kathmandu then - KTM traffic actually makes BKK look civilized - when was the last time you had to maneuver around a cow in the middle of the road???Originally Posted by Bubba
Thai TV - I remember my first night in BKK, turned on the TV and saw some soap opera with a katoey as one of the leading characters and thought 'what a country!!!'
an incorruptible police force and state-of-the-art prison facilities
the answer to the secret of the universe is the secret itself
and the secret is.........................................it isn't there
Leave my gf out of this!Originally Posted by i1der
Did you have a hard time corrupting them then?Originally Posted by grasshopper
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Oops!Originally Posted by SageAndOnion
Yang raeng woi!Originally Posted by i1der
That means "pumpkin"; the golden fuck.Originally Posted by i1der
Nope. It's pronounced "Fuck". Or "fak" ฝักOriginally Posted by jimbo
که خدای وغواړی
yeah - they arrested me on a Thursday evening and my cop friend told me 50k I could walk - couldn't organise it quick enough on the Friday and on the Saturday I went to court which made it too late as negotiations had passed beyond me and the police and reached the judgeOriginally Posted by SageAndOnion
back to topic - being able to buy your way out of trouble