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    I am doing it.

    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:27 pm

    I am going to Taiwan, via Europe.

    After talking about doing it for about two years, and inspired by Sciency, I am going to bite the bullet.

    I'll just get some shit job and land.

    I don't give a fuck anymore, like I said The East is ten times better than the West.

    Nothing has ever come close to Asia, since I left in 2010.

    Paris came close, but I wanted to leave Paris after 7 months.

    It has everything I want.

    The cunt is I will have to work.

    But that may change over time, with book sales and so on.

    I wonder if they have casinos there?

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    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:29 pm

    I will say goodbye for the last time to my friend.

    And then I will be:






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    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:38 pm

    And that's one of the main reasons.

    But that's not even the main reason.

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    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:41 pm

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    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:42 pm

    That's the main reason

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    Post  RobertBlack on Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:42 pm

    And what do you know?

    I can speak Chinese too.

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    Post  The Angel of God on Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:52 pm

    Wow, you are going there without a job secured? Ballsy.

    There are a hell of a lot of jobs though, and the visa isn't so bad as elsewhere.

    You've got housing?

    Hong Kong jobs pay well, but the housing is a bitch there.

    I'm thinking about just marrying this Thai girl so I don't have the visa issue anymore.

    The "scene" is so fkd up by the massive sex industry, I don't even want to dabble in it. I'd rather just get a straight up wife than deal with that shit.

    Taiwan you can probably score all over the place with real women. And you've got the great weather and Chinese food, language, and culture. I've seen some videos though where they can be just as xenophobic as the mainlanders. Japan really shocked me with the xenophobia.

    I'm definitely addicted to tropical weather now. There's a rainy season here, but the rest of the year it rarely rains, and during the rainy season it just pours like mad for an hour or two and then stops. Really not so bad.



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    Post  The Angel of God on Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:01 pm

    Your right. For all the squalor and hardship, I'd still rather be here than the US.

    There's never a lack of stimulation here, always something going on outside... a LOT going on.

    In the US I'm just staring snow or watching the traffick slow to one car every thirty minutes after 7 PM.

    Sooooooo fucking boring. And expensive and repressive.

    Here it's more like "urban camping" than proper living, but I sorta like that. It's simpler in a lot of ways.

    If I can married here I'm golden. I can get a spouse visa that allows me to work. Hopefully, I'll keep doing the online stuff. The money was shit last month and it's unstable, but if I could myself more stabilized I could take on more hours. And I wouldn't have to these fucking awful visa runs to Cambodia. They just sap me. Plus if you have local wife, she knows how to get the local prices on stuff, so instead of spening $8 on haircut, you're spending $2. And that motorbike or tuk-tuk that wants to charge you 100 baht is now only charging you 30. In China I could live without local help, but here I'm hard pressed to figure anything out on my own. I mean, I do but it's a nightmare. With a local wife, all those problems get solved. And like I said, I definitely do NOT want to play the scene here. Taiwan might be a different story. Twisted Evil


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    Post  The Angel of God on Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:06 pm

    You are making real money from book sales?

    I'm determined to get my sequel pumped out in a month or two. I'll be charging $2.99 for it.

    Cuz I'm not making anything with my book listed at $0.00.

    Hell, if I could just make $100 a month off it I'd be happy. That'd pay my hotel for 11 days right there.


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    Post  RobertBlack on Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:33 pm

    I already hit a glitch. My friend wants me to stay with her until end of May then go to Cornwall and Scotland with her.

    She will pay for everything, so I will have to do it.

    But then, definitely Taiwan.

    Just before I got on the bus to Heathrow I went to William Hill, put a big bet on, dealer got 4, I got 8,2 so I doubled, got a 4, but dealer bust, lovely, bought a nice pair of walking boots, and new pair of running shoes with the winnings, love to spend winnings.
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    Post  The Angel of God on Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:46 pm

    Full support while traveling all those months? Yeah, I'd say that's a hell of a deal.

    I can't get nothing for free. Sad I would if I could now tho.

    Still prefer to be in Asia. There's something simple about it. Maybe it's never having to do maintenance or yard work. Maybe it's using your own shopping bag back again as a trash bag. Maybe it's being allowed to smoke wherever...

    Well, not in Thailand. Some places you can smoke absolutely wherever, but most you need to find an area. You still *can* anywhere outside, but nobody else is doing it and you will feel awkward if you light up in the wrong place. Oddly the hotels here are all non-smoking by law.... yet every hotel I've stayed in had an ashtray in the room for me.

    It's the same with liquor. You can't buy liquor between 2-4 PM and from midnight to 11 AM... yet you can. Prostitution is illegal... yet it's everywhere. Drugs are highly illegal... yet there's a scourge of them that never stops.

    I suppose all this illegal-yet-acceptable (not the drugs) at least curbs things to some extent.


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