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    Hi everyone

    Just saying hello, haven't been back to Phuket for 5 years. Wondering how much it has changed?

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    Welcome Wonderdo,

    its changed lots. I was in Phuket in Feb this year first time in two years and it had changed so after 5 years you will really notice it.

    When are you going

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    Welcome to the board Wonderdo, 5 years means a lot of changes.
    Many of the old Sois are unrecognizable, prices have gone up, still lots of bars and BG's though....

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    It changed a lot between 2006 and 2009. Not seen it since.... so expect it will have changed massively. I've not seen Patong since before the old Tiger burnt down.
    My only experience was in a pie making factory managing the gravy team


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    New tiger is huge, many news bars and nightclub, old tiger burnt down and replaced with new bars like Bar funk and others, mostly where I hang out now...555

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    Quote Originally Posted by Distantpeak View Post
    It changed a lot between 2006 and 2009. Not seen it since.... so expect it will have changed massively. I've not seen Patong since before the old Tiger burnt down.
    When was the last time you were in LOS and plan to go Nick.? I have been trying to get to Phuket every 2nd year, and changes there are huge 2 years apart
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    Welcome.... I've never been there 555
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arliss Michaels View Post
    When was the last time you were in LOS and plan to go Nick.? I have been trying to get to Phuket every 2nd year, and changes there are huge 2 years apart
    Thailand last time was a year ago. But Phuket not since 2009. And now I have seen other places in Thailand, the draw for Phuket has gone... between 2006 and 2009 I went 3 or 4 times I think... then even though I go to Thailand most years, Phuket hasn't featured... as a beach resort I prefer Samui. I will have to go to Phuket again one day. Though my trips to Thailand will decrease now my parents are no longer in NZ. I used to use Thailand as a stopover...
    My only experience was in a pie making factory managing the gravy team


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    Thanks all for the welcome. I spent forty minutes trying to respond yesterday then gave up. I just realised I had signed myself out, oh wellme and technology. I did get on to maps streetview and noticed that the soi's have changed. I have being holidaying in Bali and pretty much done that island to death.

    The last forum I belonged to was phuket info, that was very helpful and I look forward finding out talking to you all.

    Thanks Wonderdo (the wonderdo is due to running out of letters to add the "g"
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    Welcome Wonderdog

    Huge changes and not all for the good but it is still a fascinating place. You will have trouble recognising many streets. People are still pretty friendly but a lot of tourists without a lot of class. You will still have fun.

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    G'day Wonderdog, alot of the members here are ex phuket info .

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    Welcome.

    It's true that Patong has changed a lot. I wish I could say for the better...
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    I'm going to Phuket Thursday for the 1st time in about 5-6years

    I don't expect to be impressed with the changes but happy to re-visit Phuket since it was my my main destination for a long time.

    I'm in Lamai Beach now.....well actually Hua Thanon beach and I really love this place.
    Every time I come to Thailand I think of skipping Samui but then just have to go.....
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    WTTB Wonderdo ... i quite like just the do ... 555 but i think you got ripped off, as the last posts above this one has more letters than 9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sydney View Post
    WTTB Wonderdo ... i quite like just the do ... 555 but i think you got ripped off, as the last posts above this one has more letters than 9
    Wonderdog only bought the basic membership pack.
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