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Old 09-29-2005, 12:27 AM   #1
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Check out this story of travel and pain-

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Re: And I bet You Thought You Made Bad Decisions
Old 09-29-2005, 01:16 AM   #2
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Wow.
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Well, here's another fine mess, I got me into. Hm Hm Hm.

Those overseas young women fantasties are slowly evaporating.
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It sounds like he made his own bed. His story described so many bad decisions I don't know where to begin. :P
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don't give up on the Thailand visit. *Different, and that's not even close to what I mean.

I still remember ..................

A gullible person is gullible in any place at any time. *If you want instant ... just go to McD's in Budapest and when you exit, look at the wall across the little alley. *You could get married to Anna Kounikova's little sister for the price of a burger.

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A gullible person is gullible in any place at any time. If you want instant ... just go to McD's in Budapest and when you exit, look at the wall across the little alley. You could get married to Anna Kounikova's little sister for the price of a burger.
Why do the wives-to-be line up outside the McD's in Budapest? Are they Hungary?
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Why do the wives-to-be line up outside the McD's in Budapest?* Are they Hungary?*
Hey.....you're stealing my stuff

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don't give up on the Thailand visit. Different, and that's not even close to what I mean.
OAP, hey not to worry, I couldn't cancel my flight now as it would cost me $100.

Besides, being an unnaturally paranoid worry wart, no young delicious tart will tie me down that easily (he says so confidently )

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Whoa, like Jay_G said, don't know where to start, the guy was cool with not seeing his son for a year, and makes no mention of him later in the story. Sorry, but this guy is definitely a piece of work!
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Interesting.. but not very revealing...

He was a jerk and married for something besides love... it does not matter WHO he married or from what country she was from, he still would be a jerk
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I don't feel sorry for this guy...he is clearly a worthless human being. Same thing for his wife...she was just a gold digger.

I really do feel sorry for the kid, who didn't do anything to deserve such assholes for parents.
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I didn't actually expect the interest to be in this guy's morals - after all most of what we talk about here is getting value for one's money. He felt a lack of companionship from attractive women, not necessarily love, so that is what he pursued.

I do have to agree he was perhaps not the ideal Dad. OTOH, he has a child, a little agent carrying around his genes. And unlike in America, that feat didn't cost him a few hundred thousand dollars. Like he said, he paid for it financially and emotionally. But on both counts, he seems to have gotten off fairly lightly, considering the possibilities. The child got life and a mother with a new life and lots of possibilities in England. So all parties seem to have benefited. Life is rarely ideal after all.

However I thought his advice was pretty good- if you absolutely can't keep yourself from marrying some tart in a 3rd world country (I guess this includes Russia) try to keep her over there, away form western incomes, western concepts of family law, etc. Furthermore, do not buy a house, as when she takes off as she may well, guess who gets it.

I think I would tattoo his proscriptions on my palm in case I forgot while abroad.

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I didn't actually expect the interest to be in this guy's morals.
What are those?
Obviously his papa didn't teach him there are people of the opposite sex for fun and people you marry.

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One idea is to arrange trips for westerners to go and have operations and cosmetic surgery and dental treatment in East Europe or Russia or India.
Hmm His judgement doesn't seem all that great in a general sense.

BTW I have a 38 yr old friend who likes really stupid girls with big headlights who are under 24. I used to call his girlfriend odie before he got her pregnant, married her, and moved back to NZ. He couldn't speak Japanese and she couldn't speak English. Within 2 years. she ran back to Mommy with the kid and divorced him. He is now back in Japan looking for seconds. I would like to tattoo something to his forehead.
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