Don't wai the bargirls.
Always wear condoms.
Always try and take a shit before going to class to teach.
Things to avoid eating from the street stalls: sausages, sushi, and anything that is just "sitting out".
Kiss the Thai admins' asses, even though they are incompetent, power-hungry twats.
Ignore anyone and everyone who approaches you on the street
If she doesn't answer her phone, she is talking to some other guy.
Just pass everyone to avoid the hassle of retests.
If you have to go to the hospital, don't pay for the overpriced medication there - go to a local pharmacy instead.
Don't pay sinsot.
Don't even acknowledge touts or Indian tailors.
^Or use"duck" tape.
This is Thailand, any rules there may be are ignored, circumvented, or laughed at, unless someone has found a way of making money out of them.
rules should be sanook
I lived in one apartment block for the whole 6 months whithout saying a word to any other neighbour whatsoever, I may have nodded at security once or twice.
When I was in America a guy told me to 'have a nice day' but I didn't, so I sued him