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500baht fine should clear things up:)
Posted by JimmyD on December 3, 2011 13:05
And no complaints about violent behaviour by tuktuk drivers. Had another one myself this week in front of Hard Rock Cafe. Obviously we are not allowed to park anywhere along Rat-U-Thit Road. And what the police does...
Posted by Lucien on December 3, 2011 14:08
Patong a real classy place these days, at least the tuk tuk driver didn't have the normal ten to one odds in his favor this time.
Posted by Scunner on December 3, 2011 14:43
tuktuk driver should consider every Russian a bikie at heart.
Posted by Lena on December 3, 2011 16:09
Posted by Steve C. on December 3, 2011 18:27
"A Russian tourist who was drunk"... A prime example of a redundant phrase if ever there was one.
Posted by Graham on December 3, 2011 19:20
Nice edit Ed welcome back.
Posted by Scunner on December 4, 2011 01:48
Alcohol causes violence - among other vices, yet its manufacturers and distributors enjoy full protection from the government. Enough of the hypocrisy. Give people a choice and I bet most would choose a buzz with less harmful drugs. Legalise marijuana NOW.
Posted by Media Watcher on December 4, 2011 11:48
Alcohol causes violence? I thought it was people. You admit marijuana is harmful. To trade one harmful drug for another harmful seems an illogical argument, media watcher. Why not make them both illegal? Sloganeering simply makes people question your motives.
He was suggesting to trade a drug that made (some) people violent with a much less harmful one. Nothing illogical in that.
Posted by John on December 4, 2011 16:17
John, what makes you think Media Watcher is a he? Guesswork will get you nowhere. Your logic also has to be questioned.
Funny, isn't it, how easy it is the next day to forget a late-night drunken dispute which at the time seemed like a life-and-death struggle. Maybe not being able to remember anything about what happened the night before might have something to do with this. The ONLY benefit I can think of associated with drunkenness.
Posted by Andreas on December 4, 2011 16:37
Geez what a nitpick you are! Obviously there is very high probability that Media Watcher is a man, given that most of phuket expats are men, most of the posters on this site are men (just check the names on the various comments), and that most of marijuana defenders are men too. That's just basic logic.
Posted by John on December 4, 2011 18:49
Guesswork is guesswork, John. We can't do it, why should you?
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