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Member Since 18 Aug 2004
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In Topic: The Anything Goes Youtubery Thread

16 November 2017 - 00:18

I always get a laugh from this and like to revisit this time of year

In Topic: Marriage Visa Or Retirement Visa

14 November 2017 - 02:15

I go with a retirement visa based on income.  Other than a trip to BKK it's pretty easy.  US embassy issues the letter based upon your word, I don't want too much money here in Thailand and am getting good returns in the states.

Friends who go with the marriage visa are reporting Hua Hin is getting tougher.  A good friend who has been here 20+ years, at least 15 on a marriage visa had to produce his two sons, ages 12 and 8, to immigration this year.  He has never had to do that in the past

In Topic: F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton 'dodged' Vat On £16.5M Private Jet

07 November 2017 - 23:14

Learned Hand, a very influential judge in America once said

"Anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays the treasury. There is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes. public duty to pay more than the law demands."

And thank goodness for that, it's made me a good living doing the "arranging"!!

In Topic: New Zealand's Sex Industry Model 'as Useful As A Burst Condom'

16 October 2017 - 00:17

Ouch!  I wince just looking at that pic

In Topic: New Zealand's Sex Industry Model 'as Useful As A Burst Condom'

15 October 2017 - 22:42

I've never been to NZ but the pictures of the brothel workers here, other places I've seen, and a documentary I once watched, well I truly wondered why most all of them didn't starve.  Or is the average Kiwi male in need of optical enhancement..........