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    62/ about 4, broken into a few trips.....now living in Oz with my wife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    ...adjust the lighting and I can pass for late 50s...very late...
    Late 50s. The rock and roll years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slick View Post

    And I still cant speak Thai
    I'm the same. My hearing is fcuked and I've memory like a.............what was it now? Oh yeah a sieve. My kids do my speaking for me. Except when ordering a beer. I managed to master that.

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    Fucking 50.... I don't know how am gonna deal with that.

    30 was a big shock.... 40 not so much.... but 50?

    I may just marry a bargirl and call it a day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redhaze View Post
    Its amazing how many came to Thailand at such a young age and stayed on. I wouldn't have guessed that to be so common...
    I came because I had a job. Had been in the region as a drunk on R and R previously . Met Mrs BLD done me nuts. And pretty soon started producing small blds . It's all good . Wouldn't have it any other way acfually

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davis Knowlton View Post
    Good thread. I'm starting to feel less elderly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Fucking 50.... I don't know how am gonna deal with that.
    This concern always cracks me up.

    I'm gonna' deal with it the same way I deal with every adult birthday - by saying, "Yes, I want something. No recognition, please. You can start with not subjecting me to your questionable performing voices intoning that nauseating song or arriving at my doorstep with a carb-laden, sugar-filled, death cake as I'm not one of those narcissistic knut-stamps who demands to have his life celebrated every calendar year by doing something special."

    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I may just marry a bargirl and call it a day.
    May I remind you that you're already married?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slick View Post
    33/10

    Last edited by raycarey; 12-10-2017 at 07:52 PM.

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    excellent thread chalky. Very interesting. Tell them humourless coonta over at thai visa to blow it out there ass TD still delivers the nitty gritty eh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hick View Post
    This concern always cracks me up.

    I'm gonna' deal with it the same way I deal with every adult birthday - by saying, "Yes, I want something. No recognition, please. You can start with not subjecting me to your questionable performing voices intoning that nauseating song or arriving at my doorstep with a carb-laden, sugar-filled, death cake as I'm not one of those narcissistic knut-stamps who demands to have his life celebrated every calendar year by doing something special."
    Well, you may be a happy go lucky kinda guy, but I am the complete opposite.

    Some things disturb me.... like the day I discovered Maki Hojo did scat videos.

    Five years ago I had dreams almost every night about having spent half of my life already. Some of the dreams were about me turning into an atom and wondering the universe aimlessly. It was very scary and I know atoms don't have eyes, but I woke up and puked.

    I did watch a scat video a day before, so maybe that was it.

    Quote Originally Posted by hick View Post
    May I remind you that you're already married?
    Sez a guy with a curious marriage history...wink, wink....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hick View Post
    I'm gonna' deal with it the same way I deal with every adult birthday - by saying, "Yes, I want something. No recognition, please. You can start with not subjecting me to your questionable performing voices intoning that nauseating song or arriving at my doorstep with a carb-laden, sugar-filled, death cake as I'm not one of those narcissistic knut-stamps who demands to have his life celebrated every calendar year by doing something special."
    Just eat your cake and like it, ya cynical bastard

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Fucking 50.... I don't know how am gonna deal with that.
    Being a hypochondriac does not help at all.

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    64/10. 10 years in Spain before LOS, though working in different countries until retiring 9 years ago. Think what has helped me thus far is the ability to adapt to different environments, and as a priority being self sufficient. Never needed anyone to 'take care' of me, emotionally, domestically, or financially.

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    66 been here 12 years, Tony is 14, bit shy.

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    I'm 57, been here 13 years. Lived in HK for 12 years before that, so had been to Thailand many times for both biz and pleasure. First visit to Thailand was in 1992, backpacker.

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    ^^That’s... creepy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntRobertson View Post
    ^^That’s... creepy.
    What, living in Asia so long?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    like the day I discovered Maki Hojo did scat videos.
    Oh, great, now...you've gone and flucking destroyed,...wait....who the hell is Maki?...did she break in the biz by doing full nudist sushi body meal affairs?


    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Five years ago I had dreams almost every night about having spent half of my life already.
    Well, it's quite possible that you already have. You may even be 3/4 of the way through it for all the universe has decided. Embrace your inner-atom.


    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    wondering the universe aimlessly.
    That is disturbing. I imagine wandering the universe endlessly might be even more so.



    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Sez a guy with a curious marriage history
    Curious? Polygamous is a little more to the point.


    Quote Originally Posted by redhaze View Post
    Just eat your cake and like it, ya cynical bastard
    Hey you.

    It'd be MY party, so I could refuse it if I want to!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pragmatic View Post
    I'm the same. My hearing is fcuked and I've memory like a.............what was it now? Oh yeah a sieve. My kids do my speaking for me. Except when ordering a beer. I managed to master that.
    Quote Originally Posted by beerlaodrinker View Post
    excellent thread chalky. Very interesting. Tell them humourless coonta over at thai visa to blow it out there ass TD still delivers the nitty gritty eh.
    Thanks, man. It is interesting, pity some internet warriors are still around to try to spoil it by throwing childish insults.
    Thai Visa is dead, I'm just going to use it for getting some good advice re visas/naturalization etc.
    I wonder why forums are dying? I guess it's the smartphone and facebook. I remember the days of trekking down to the internet shop and logging onto TV and AJ, when there was fk all else to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    I'm 57, been here 13 years. Lived in HK for 12 years before that, so had been to Thailand many times for both biz and pleasure. First visit to Thailand was in 1992, backpacker.
    I was backpaking then too. 60 baht a night on Kho Pa Ngan on Haad Rin beach for a nice bungalow. 10 baht for a meal. Some of the wildest 6 weeks I've ever had, even though only two bars!

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    How old are the members here and how long have you lived here?
    Mid to late 40s.

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    Mid 30's / Mid Teens.

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    So if you could go back, would you still come to Thailand/ SE Asia. I certainly would, enjoyed it all for the most part and looking forward to more years in LOS.

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    Would change me Aussie visit and gotten PR instead of a bit of Clinky and deportation.


    North NSW to live and holidays in SEA would suit me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandaloopy View Post
    So if you could go back, would you still come to Thailand/ SE Asia. I certainly would, enjoyed it all for the most part and looking forward to more years in LOS.
    I plan to retire to a little bothy next to a Scottish loch 6 months a year and here or somewhere else if I have the money for the winter.

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