The single most infuriating question on this branch is.....
Replies: 51 - Last Post: Feb 14, 2013 3:52 AM Last Post By: Krest
Jan 30, 2013 6:23 PM
Jan 30, 2013 7:45 PM
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Jan 30, 2013 9:06 PM
18I already started a list here
Jan 30, 2013 9:11 PM
Jan 30, 2013 9:18 PM
20Medical beach tiger temple topics best not to post such topics.
Then you might as well add red light district ,elephant trekking,tefl ,crocodile and snake shows mentioning any form of accomodation in a good or bad light etc etc
Your right tools on the TT I have really no interest in the place but I am taking a few blokes to the Kwai all I asked was by one will we have time to have a look.Well you know where that thread went and I just got fed up with the tactics used.
I miss some of the older posters.Can anyone remember the poster who use to fire up about alcohol pattaya patong and the FMP ?
Jan 30, 2013 11:16 PM
21What about the people who whinge about the people who whinge about the inane questions, and who don't simply scroll on (as per their own 'advice'?).
Back to the OP:
It's not the questions themselves that eat away at my brain, it's my inability to understand the view of the world that the questions imply.
"I'm going to Thailand. What should I do?" What I lack is a good sense of empathy for anyone who lives and thinks like this.
The first bit of advice that always pops into my head is "Do what I did and read a guidebook. LP has one." Unfortunately, the question-asker generally interprets me as being sarcastic. So, obviously, there is something I don't understand about the mindset.
"I'm going to Thailand. Will anyone be there? Let's meet up." This, I can understand .. the nervousness of a first-timer taking the leap into the unknown. They want to build a safety-net before they get there. I think these types really need emotional reassurrance, not a contact. I tell them not to worry about it, mention the bodginess of internet contacts, etc.
Jan 30, 2013 11:18 PM
Jan 31, 2013 2:41 AM
"Yes, there are 69 million people in Thailand!"
Jan 31, 2013 3:19 AM
24No, I think it's another cry for "can I join you ?" or "will you travel with me ?" basically I don't want to be coming to Thailand but this is a rite of passage, I have to do it but don't want to travel alone.
Jan 31, 2013 3:26 AM
25I agree with friendly _checkingirl ..
I think it's very much a case of i've seen the videos of the Full moon Party on Koh Phangan , i've seen the videos off the Tubing in Vang vieng in Lao , and it looks awesome ..
I really want to go , but not on my own ...I'm quite sure that is it ....
Jan 31, 2013 3:34 AM
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Jan 31, 2013 4:29 AM
28How about this recent one on India branch:
I'm after some suggestions! Me and girlfriend planning on visiting somewhere in India for a couple of weeks this year. Any tips on location / recommended resorts? Medium budget.... :)
Also these frequent questions if somebody needs a visa without indicating the nationality or asking for a reasonably priced hotel without indicating the price range
Jan 31, 2013 9:12 AM
29Here is a fresh one that really got me going:
"..........will be heading to Phuket and we would like to know more of what the locals tend to do? We will still be going to the beaches and doing the more touristy things, but would also like to be a part of the culture."
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