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    Quote Originally Posted by stroller View Post
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    There was/is a bookshop in CM?
    Yes.
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    On seeing the thread title "The Bookseller From Hell" I assumed it would be about Porkie, the ex Thai Visa mod.

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    I wonder how this bloke would have coped running a Thai bookshop, they treat it like a library with kids sitting on the floor reading but never buying. They have to wrap the magzines up in plastic to stop the customers, mainly women, from standing there reading from cover to cover

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    Quote Originally Posted by Begbie View Post
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    There was/is a bookshop in CM?
    Yes.
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    On seeing the thread title "The Bookseller From Hell" I assumed it would be about Porkie, the ex Thai Visa mod.
    George Goldman from Gecko Books, or the Irish fellow from the competition?

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    From what I know about ChIan Mai, there's about a half dozen second hand book shops selling books that most backpackers hotels swap for free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    From what I know about ChIan Mai, there's about a half dozen second hand book shops selling books that most backpackers hotels swap for free.
    ....and then there are [at least] a couple dozen more decent bookshops that don't subscribe to the scuzzy backpacking hippie trail crowd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tj916 View Post
    Canterbury Tales in Pattaya seems to do OK.

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    Thats where i used to buy and exchange my books. I stopped as point of principle due to the racism and bigotry displayed on a daily business by the Brit owner and all his geriatric mates who hang around the place every morning having their breakfast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thaimeme View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    From what I know about ChIan Mai, there's about a half dozen second hand book shops selling books that most backpackers hotels swap for free.
    ....and then there are [at least] a couple dozen more decent bookshops that don't subscribe to the scuzzy backpacking hippie trail crowd.
    Up until last week the only time I'd been to'The Lost Bookshop' in CM was over 20 years ago. It was a total dump. Dimly lit, with shelves groaning under the weight of mildewed, brown paged paperbacks by the likes of Jilly Cooper.

    I happened to pass by it again last week...what a transformation! Sparklingly clean and with a terrific selection of books, many in pristine condition.

    Well worth a visit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottish Gary View Post
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    Canterbury Tales in Pattaya seems to do OK.

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    Thats where i used to buy and exchange my books. I stopped as point of principle due to the racism and bigotry displayed on a daily business by the Brit owner and all his geriatric mates who hang around the place every morning having their breakfast.
    LOL. Yes you are spot on. I used to know one of them, he didn't have a good word to say about anyone or anything.
    Hated everything about Thailand,the people, the food, the weather, everything.
    He could literally suck the life out of a stone.
    Possibly the most miserable person I have ever met.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tj916 View Post
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    Canterbury Tales in Pattaya seems to do OK.

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    Thats where i used to buy and exchange my books. I stopped as point of principle due to the racism and bigotry displayed on a daily business by the Brit owner and all his geriatric mates who hang around the place every morning having their breakfast.
    LOL. Yes you are spot on. I used to know one of them, he didn't have a good word to say about anyone or anything.
    Hated everything about Thailand,the people, the food, the weather, everything.
    He could literally suck the life out of a stone.
    Possibly the most miserable person I have ever met.
    That describes everyone of them. Bitter, depressing old men whose only highlight in their pathetic lives is going there every single morning for their fry up. God only knows how the place has lasted so long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottish Gary View Post
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    Canterbury Tales in Pattaya seems to do OK.

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    Thats where i used to buy and exchange my books. I stopped as point of principle due to the racism and bigotry displayed on a daily business by the Brit owner and all his geriatric mates who hang around the place every morning having their breakfast.
    LOL. Yes you are spot on. I used to know one of them, he didn't have a good word to say about anyone or anything.
    Hated everything about Thailand,the people, the food, the weather, everything.
    He could literally suck the life out of a stone.
    Possibly the most miserable person I have ever met.
    That describes everyone of them. Bitter, depressing old men whose only highlight in their pathetic lives is going there every single morning for their fry up. God only knows how the place has lasted so long.
    Yes indeed, and the way they speak and treat the Thai staff makes me wonder if they receive the' chefs special sauce'

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    Quote Originally Posted by tj916 View Post
    I used to know one of them, he didn't have a good word to say about anyone or anything.
    Hated everything about Thailand,the people, the food, the weather, everything.
    He could literally suck the life out of a stone.
    Possibly the most miserable person I have ever met.
    Did he have a Northern Irish accent?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Up until last week the only time I'd been to'The Lost Bookshop' in CM was over 20 years ago. It was a total dump. Dimly lit, with shelves groaning under the weight of mildewed, brown paged paperbacks by the likes of Jilly Cooper.

    I happened to pass by it again last week...what a transformation! Sparklingly clean and with a terrific selection of books, many in pristine condition.

    Well worth a visit.
    I suppose that you and that bookshop have gone in opposite directions .
    20 years ago, you were sparkling clean and well worth a visit . Now look at you : stained brown, groaning under weight and dimly lit

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    Well that's something coming from a physical wreck who has spent his recent years, if not longer, running from parental responsibility, shagging whores and pickling himself in alcohol, fluke.

    Doubtless CJ could confirm what kind of physical specimen you are. An 'old before his time' Wilfred Brambell lookalike is the image that springs to mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Well that's something coming from a physical wreck who has spent his recent years, if not longer, running from parental responsibility, shagging whores and pickling himself in alcohol, fluke.

    Doubtless CJ could confirm what kind of physical specimen you are. An 'old before his time' Wilfred Brambell lookalike is the image that springs to mind.
    Those are all just Teakdoor lies, which have been told so often, people believe them .
    Everything that you posted above is untrue

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    Those are all just Teakdoor lies, which have been told so often, people believe them .
    Everything that you posted above is untrue
    Well the parts about being physically very unfit, a drunk and shagging whores, including when unconscious, have been posted by you.

    So are they 'Teakdoor lies'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Well the parts about being physically very unfit, a drunk and shagging whores, including when unconscious, have been posted by you.

    So are they 'Teakdoor lies'?
    No, they werent , I posted about myself being tee-total, over 6 foot with a 38 inch waist and about 100 kilos (not too bad a shape) and I also stated that I do not associate with prostitutes, let alone to have sex with them although I did post that on one occasion I did have sex with a long term gf who was drunk .
    I was just having a laugh with a word play on your post about a book shop , why do you have to get serious and begin posting nasty things ?
    Is joviality beyond you ?

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    You took the thread completely off-topic.

    Don't dish it out if you can't cop a serve back at you.

    By the way, 'word play' isn't just repeating someone else's words to describe something completely unrelated and saying 'that's you, that is'.

    And obviously in my description of you I was not referring to your supposedly ''teetotal' recent times, but to your whoring, drunken fairly recent past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    You took the thread completely off-topic.

    Don't dish it out if you can't cop a serve back at you.

    By the way, 'word play' isn't just repeating someone else's words to describe something completely unrelated and saying 'that's you, that is'.
    My post was just humor Cyrille, your post was nasty personal abuse .
    I didnt mean to upset you , apologies if I did .
    I dont want an argument, so , case closed for me .

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    I suppose pms telling me to 'Fuck off you fucking cnut' are just jovial attempts at humour too, you laughable hypocrite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    I suppose pms telling me to 'Fuck off you fucking cnut' are just jovial attempts at humour too, you laughable hypocrite?
    No, that was serious and it was also in reply to your abusive PM .
    Anyway, I do have better things to do than to exchange abuse with you , so, bye , see you next time .

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    I don't start abusive pm games.

    You're lying.

    Again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    I don't start abusive pm games.

    You're lying.

    Again.
    Sending me numerous Reds for no apparent reason is a form of abuse .
    Go argue with Ant , he needs a sparring partner .

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    I don't send reds very often either, and I certainly haven't sent you numerous reds.

    Take a look at your messages sent pm box and you'll see that you were not replying to anything with that message, and neither was your message replied to by me.

    Are you going to quit the thread as you said, because you supposedly have better things to do, or are you going to keep on lying?

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