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China by George Gipperlock - Wed, 06 Sep 2017 18:33:36 EST ID:qffTpFCC No.35419 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I might be moving to China fairly soon, like potentially within the next few weeks or so.

I'll be waaay down south and just a few hours ferry ride away from Hong Kong Zhongshan. Looks pretty neat but I am fucking OUT OF MY ELEMENT and wondering if anyone here has any tips for living in the great peoples republic.

Pretty lazy thing to ask but does anyone know the drugs scene at all down there? I hear ket is pretty big in some parts, I can defo get into that.
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Fucking Crecklehit - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:29:34 EST ID:sBI+3mYH No.35451 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35449

lol good to hear it bud but i want to hear an update in a month of how you feel then
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Jenny Brinnerville - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:33:16 EST ID:fXvEkvI3 No.35453 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35451
Oh yeah don't worry about that. I had planned to have an anonymous travel blog just to act as a sort of diary, but unfortunately the website I was planning to post on is banned here. 420chan isn't though lol.

Also wechat is the total ONE over here. So bizarre to hear your boss asking you to "Add them on wechat".

For anyone wondering it's like whatsapp but with legitimacy. So far I've seen it essentially do the job of uber, just eat, pay pal, apple pay, messenger. Because you can use it to send money, there's little games you can play. Like, the boss sends out a "red letter" or some shit and if you click the message quick enough you can earn money. Just like 30 pence worth of stuff or whatever but it's still really bizarre.
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:40:31 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35453
if you get a break from work you could go to Yangshuo, it's a few hours by train. Its really touristy but also beautiful. There's a bar there called Monkey Jane's rooftop and its the definition of a dive bar. You can smoke weed all you want there and play beerpong with the bar owner. I forgot her name but she has alot of coffee-cup tattoos and some of Dutch football teams. I hung out there one night and at sunrise we all climbed a mountain to watch it.
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Charles Findermudge - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:03:45 EST ID:Sw/x1Bwf No.35489 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35481
Guilin is 100% on the agenda at some point. Legit I'll keep your suggestion in mind. This board is pretty slow and it's not as if your suggestion is going anywhere.

I'll be mostly sticking to Zhongshan until Chinese new year where I'm planning on going further north, but yeah everyone has told me about how amazing Guilin and the surrounding areas are so I'll defo get down there at some point.
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Cyril Clayridge - Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:48:53 EST ID:ptiUYtr+ No.35498 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35451
OH SHIT WHADDUP IT'S ME WITH AN UPDATE.
I'll go through my post one point at a time.
>Really Really like it down here
Yup still enjoying myself, every day at some point I smile to myself and think "fucking china..." and it's just great.
>Fucking hot
Cooling down now but things are gonna get ridiculously hot next summer. It is insane how hot it can get, I don't know how anyone got anything done back in the day.

Everything I said about the classes still stands. Although it is kinda chaotic sometimes, lots of last minute changes. I'm also struggling with discipline. The Chinese teachers come and take control if things get out of hand but it's not a good feeling to just hand your authority off to them.

I've been out every weekend and am yet to buy a drink. Other than when I went to Hong Kong. The culture here is table beers and if you're white you can take them, that's the vibe I've got.
>I really feel like I've lucked out with this move and the placement I've got. In a super wealthy well off area with low crime rate and loads of great places to eat. I'm sure there's some brutal places to teach english but Zhongshan really isn't one of them.
Yeah this is exactly how I feel about it now. It's not a walk in the park but I've got Chinese friends who can help me out and the mandarin classes are helping.


Glorious Beater Master Race by Polly Dunnerstock - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:38:56 EST ID:+VMlNo97 No.35386 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Share stories of incredible piles of shit, past and present.
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Emma Werrywedge - Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:18:55 EST ID:pyGNbKAn No.35388 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35386
Okay

OP made this thread

The end
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DAYMAN !!6N4WUaSg - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:17:33 EST ID:iO/rW5ly No.35487 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35388
Then I saved it!

I didn't drive for years because I was afraid of cars I mean those seat belts are dangerous!

So I took then out and made to wheel out of death so I would have an incentive to not speed

Still gained weight though, the car not me
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Caroline Dobblesidging - Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:39:47 EST ID:h1xJSgFz No.35495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've been driving beaters my whole life, up until recently, but I keep the beater cause she likes to get beat on.

First beater started well but went to shit with brake problems, power steering got fucked, exhaust system cracked in half, had some shitty accidents once involving black ice and a curb, another involving a concrete column. Rusted to shit, rear end was fucked, alignment was fucked, finally bought another beater and trashed this one for $200 bucks.

Next car started well but went to shit with brake problems, power steering got fucked, exhaust system cracked in half, etc. On this car, I replaced:

2 control arms, radiator, full front/rear brakes, rear brake lines, battery, alternator, belts, wheel bearings (not myself), exhaust flex line, spark plugs/wires, distributor cap, vapor vent valve, and probably other things too. It was a real learning experience. I have more tools than I ever thought I would own. But she still runs!


travelpics. by Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:34:51 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35476 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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just pics of places you've been to.
Guess the location in spoilers

Tonle Sap lake, Cambodia
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:44:53 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35477 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35476
Thu Bon river mouth, Vietnam
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:50:35 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35478 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35476
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:17:15 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35478
Hanoi, Vietnam
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:23:38 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35480 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35479
street market in Hong Kong


aero plane by Ian Pinkinkire - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:19:32 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35442 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Gonna fly for the first time, short flight should be less then 2 hours. Gonna go with spirit cus I'm a poor nigga.

What should I expect? Should I pre-lube my butthole for the TSA or do they provide lube?

>MFW they say flying is statistically the safest way to travel but I still wish I had a parachute
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Nicholas Chunnerlock - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:12:59 EST ID:RhcgsOtw No.35444 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35442
Don't make jokes or do anything other than be a complete robot dead serious the whole way and you'll be fine. Don't even speak to the fat troll ladies that work as TSA agents.
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:27:54 EST ID:yJKvTk7F No.35445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Before you even get to security, make sure there are no coins hiding in your pockets. They gave me a pat-down once and I wasn't sure if I'd been randomly selected or what. But after they let me through, I realized I'd entered the metal detector with a nickel in the bottom of my pocket. Whoops!

Get a window seat if you can. That way, you won't have to deal with your neighbor getting up to use the bathroom (you wouldn't think many people would use the bathroom on a two-hour flight, but it happens).

Bring the smallest carry-on bag you can get away with.

Eat lots beforehand so you won't get the urge to buy overpriced food at the airport.

I usually have anxiety going into new situations but I enjoyed flying from the first time. Waiting in the terminal sucks, but the takeoff, landing, and aerial views can be fun.
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:49:26 EST ID:yJKvTk7F No.35446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35444
And this. Don't bring obviously sketchy items and don't act like a lunatic and things will go smoothly. TSA agents aren't always friendly (Who can blame 'em? They have to deal with government bullshit and the irritable public.) but they generally get you through security in a timely manner.
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Ian Pinkinkire - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:34:37 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looks like I can bring a 18" x 14" x 8" carry on bag free where can I find something of that size? Any recommendations?
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Fucking Bungershaw - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:45:31 EST ID:F6Y82VKl No.35448 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35444
>Don't make jokes or do anything other than be a complete robot dead serious the whole way and you'll be fine.

What a magical world we have created.


Californian driving in the everyday by Lydia Dingerhall - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:21:24 EST ID:AliVfKWJ No.35435 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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In this thread we ask the question,

"why in the fuck cant californians use their goddamn blinkers before making turns or lane changes?!"

My conclusion is that everybody in California is literally retarded and shouldnt be driving.

So since im tired of almost getting hit everytime i drive, lets start a new trend. Everytime i get cut off, or mr. Jackass decides not to use their blinker, im gonna throw a handful of pennies as hard as i fucking can at your car. :)
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George Sebblestock - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:02:11 EST ID:sBI+3mYH No.35436 Ignore Report Quick Reply
actually the further north up the west coast you go, the more aggressive the drivers. in terms of driving aggression/tailgating/cutting off/extreme lane changing, etc. i would say BC > WA > CA > OR


I'm Gonna Do It by George Smallhall - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:33:04 EST ID:MOamb9yK No.34790 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've lived 1/4 of my life as an expat almost half way around the world without stepping foot back into the Western world (best period of my life actually) but I have gotten both bored and too comfortable. So, I am going to move to Nepal, I know very little about the place apart from Buddhism which I semi follow and the usual stuff, mountain etc.
I plan on moving to Pokhara and lets see how things go. I knew nothing about Asia when I first moved there and I survived, so why not survive again on round #2...
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Henry Blannerville - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:16:44 EST ID:qq9fKA5q No.34791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34790
how are you funding this? please be clear and don't leave out some crucial part like that inheritance you got or whatever

question 2--why are you not sailing the world?
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Fuck Hendlematch - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:00:41 EST ID:DT61jxM/ No.34794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what countries have you live in?
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Fuck Fablingfuck - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:36:06 EST ID:bidgq+0I No.35421 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34790
you are gonna have more than enough weed. Great country, altough i only lived 4 months there. Rent is cheap af. Dont go for *anything* tourist and you basically wont be spending money. Never was in pokhara but in kathmandu there are a lot of unorthodox ways to make money as a foreigner


2015 Legacy 2.5i Limited by Earthly Wayferer - Sun, 03 Sep 2017 12:19:37 EST ID:f2bgb8Yx No.35405 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey I was considering purchasing a 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited but have been informed that Legacy's up to the 2014 model year have the Takata airbags that have caused deaths and injuries due to shrapnel shooting from the airbag inflator from the front passenger airbag into the driver. Some people told me the 2015 model Legacy gets it even though the Subaru Legacy says only up to year 2014.

I'm a cross because the Legacy has the safety gadgets I'm looking for but this Takata airbag recall and other recalls commonly associated with Subarus listed on their website make me question buying this Legacy.

I'm thinking of getting a Volvo or Hyundai which are two cars that don't have Takata airbags and have any safety recalls that harm the vehicle's occupants. I know it's like a 0.8% the Takata airbags hurt you but it's not worth it to me to drive knowing it would injure or kill me. Meh. Should I get the 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited or which other vehicle would be worth looking at?
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Sophie Shakewater - Sun, 03 Sep 2017 17:23:35 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35406 Ignore Report Quick Reply
if it was sent in for recall wouldn't the airbags been replaced? If it bugs you that much then I'd say look at other cars. I know a couple people who've bought hyundais who are very happy with them.

That being said my mom bought a subaru outback a few years ago and she likes it.


About 6 months of backpacking ahead by David Brookcocke - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:09:04 EST ID:FpMClnTb No.35034 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone here done the whole South-East asia backpacking trail thing here?
Im leaving in June to go to Tokyo then to South Korea and basically overland all along the coast from Shanghai to Singapore. A couple of weeks for Java and Bali and then onto australia. Im going solo, except for a week with friends at the start in Tokyo. I have a few destinations picked out, most of them are the well known big ones you'll find in most travel guides.

I just wanted to ask anyone from here to share their experience of backpacking and shit to see/do along that route.
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Rebecca Gommleford - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 04:27:10 EST ID:FpMClnTb No.35046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35044
thanks. Lol I didnt even know about happy pizzas, will find. Def gon try some mushroom shakes too.

>>35042
yeah, I'll have to be careful.

>>35035
I was planning to go to Taipei at first, then I swapped it for Hangshan in china. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbM8DL3ubzo look at this shit. Visas are on the way.
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Doris Goblingdod - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:42:29 EST ID:uH/dgx+R No.35086 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35035
+1. Taipei is phenomenal! Was a true blessing to visit Taiwan after having been in Ho Chi Minh City for a bit over a week. Ho Chi Minh was great and all, but goddamn, the pollution, rude people grabbing you to sell knockoff-whatevers, all that sort of shit gets old after a short while. Can recommend both places, though.
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Augustus Fammerwick - Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:31:39 EST ID:Bx+BYz0V No.35313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Did you stop by Singapore?
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Simon Dittingfuck - Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:38:30 EST ID:xY6gtnhL No.35330 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Fuck some asian bitches and post that shit online.
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Dr. Mario !gWLn19/oKs - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:08:57 EST ID:YIhzI9Cu No.35385 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35034
I'm planning a multi month SE Asia travel trip.

Will post eventually.


;oo0oooOO0000oo by Priscilla Menkinham - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 01:00:50 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35355 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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should I sell my subaru wrx and buy a dodge charger r/t?
;oo
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Doris Fomblekidge - Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:45:57 EST ID:xbi2YeVg No.35378 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just watched a video of a guy with a 6.0l ls in an s2000 with a big turbo and the hood was on

v8 pushrods are great because they're small

I would rather have a wrx over a charger I think, no stick in the charger? these questions are always dumb though because you have to drive them to know
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Nell Pickfoot - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 04:01:18 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35381 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35378
chargers dont come with a manual transmission. To both of you I am most definitely getting rid of the Subaru as after the accident it bugs the shit out of me and I want something that rides quieter and either gets better fuel economy or offers me something (Like the sound of a v8 in the Charger)

Other cars I was considering were actually a manual transmission chevrolet cruze and a toyota IA. I may look at a Honda fit or a hyundai accent but I would prefer getting an American car. (I know dodges are assembled in Canada) These are all waaaaaaaaaaay different from a V8 boat but if I were to get a cheaper car I would have quite the chunk of change after selling my subaru.

The subaru has 16k miles on it ...
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Fuck Buddlestodge - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:20:36 EST ID:Z/s84Jm/ No.35382 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35381
After everything you just said, I want to hug you. Back when I sold cars on the side, I'd get some kid like yourself to come along once or twice a year. And holy shit could I make a killing off you types.

It is your money so spend it how you want but holy fuck guys, that shit is just dumb all around in so many different ways.

>I am most definitely getting rid of the Subaru as after the accident it bugs the shit out of me and I want something that rides quieter
What kind of accident? I don't know how old your Subaru is but if it has 16k it is likely near new so you've probably got a lot of debt on it and possibly negative equity. Which translates to HOLD THE FUCK ONTO YOUR FUCKING CAR HELLO? NEGATIVE EQUITY!?!?!!

>I want something that rides quieter
Then a used Charger is not for you.

>and either gets better fuel economy
Then a Charger is not for you.

>or offers me something (Like the sound of a v8 in the Charger)
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Oliver Sigglewadge - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:17:31 EST ID:tVPP9NFR No.35383 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35382
I like you, angry salty car guy who shows up sometimes. you have that jaded appeal like a burnt out salesman or something.

I'll take pretty much any boxer over a weak v8, sound wise. weak v8 is really disappointing sounding.

old shit cars are still best tho, mainly cause weight, and
>borrow money for car?! when you aren't retired on a yacht already?!

the charger weighs 1000lbs more than the wrx. you're gonna feel it bro
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Shit Clarrymurk - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:07:57 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35382
The subaru was paid for in cash, new

It was a rear end accident where a hyundai hit me at 40mph while I was at a red light. Not good and should have been totaled. paid 27k after tax for it and bluebook for it is close to 24k. I have yet to get the diminished value from insurance. I want to get rid of it because it bugs the shit out of me and doesn't feel right anymore because the seats were fucked because of how hard we got hit and it never has felt 100 percent since getting fixed.

I've also driven a new charger R/T and I liked the way it rode. I'm not after cornering performance because I have a motorcycle that is plenty fun in that setting.

So I'm torn between selling the car, buying an econobox and pocketing the leftover cash or getting something that's "fun"

although now that I'm typing this and thinking about it, that subaru was a "fun" car and now I just want to get rid of it - albeit due to an accident.

call me whatever you want, but I'm looking at new for whatever I get. I wont ever pay over invoice for a car, that's how my dad used to buy cars and how I intend to do so


Chicago & Portland by Rebecca Gesslenare - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:40:37 EST ID:J5dUHswS No.35305 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm taking Amtrak from Washington, DC to Seattle with layovers in Chicago (9:45AM - 2:15PM) and Portland, Oregon (10:30AM - 6:00PM). any recommendations on shit to do on the layovers?
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Low-key - Sat, 26 Aug 2017 04:06:00 EST ID:vu1I/GGV No.35361 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35305
French restaurants
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Edwin Grandbury - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 04:16:55 EST ID:vppZ2vTX No.35365 Ignore Report Quick Reply
thats hardly enough time to do shit without a car. just try some restaurants i guess


buyin korea w/ mastah kard by Hannah Sankindag - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:31:06 EST ID:a8SHR3eB No.35340 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hello everynyan
n lemme get str8 2 ze kaze
my kuso of a bank jewed me into gettan 2 master card credit uhh cards
one is casual 15$/y w/ 1.25k(up to 5k) limit while another is 50$/y 2.5(5)k limit
while im definitely gettin rid of one of them i dont seem to make up my mind which one exactly
besides, would embassy lemme in w/ just 5k anyways?
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Hannah Blatherford - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:48:48 EST ID:vKBL0Ykq No.35342 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Henry Pockman - Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:38:12 EST ID:a8SHR3eB No.35343 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35342
hi how are you
fine thank you
My thoughts about this being inappropriate board were right ones, 9/10 threads are about cars not travels. Heck, /lang/ would do a better job


Buying a van to live/camp in by Priscilla Dorringgold - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:36:31 EST ID:y5SfCHsj No.35225 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Greetings, /vroom/. So I'm finally at a place where I have a halfway decent chunk of change saved up and I'm considering buying a van for the purpose of living in it. Yes I've already done a lot of research on this, I know it's not going to be easy and likely there will be a lot of trial and error involved. That said, the main purpose of this thread is figuring out where to get a used van for as little money as possible that will still fit my needs. This thread can serve as a van-dwelling general thread but that's my main concern.

A bit about me and my situation; I live in the US (Texas if we're being specific) and I'm wanting to move to Houston in December after I get out of school. I'm looking at the van as something of a short term dwelling because I feel like it would be incredibly difficult to live in a van in Texas in the Summer. It gets pretty hot here but hey, maybe one of you might have a solution to that. I have a gym membership so showering and whatnot shouldn't be an issue.

Specifically, by the end of this summer, I should have roughly $5000 saved up. I can either buy a van at that point or attempt to save up a little more between then and December. Realistically I could probably save another $500-$1000 in that time, probably not enough to make too much of a difference tbh. Anyways, I've been looking at some options on Craigslist. I'm also considering looking into police auctions as well, not sure if that'd be a waist of time or not. I'm flexible on the type of van: main things I'm looking for are reliability and no huge damaged areas. It could be a cargo van, a conversion van, hell even an old school Astro van. So long as it runs well and has a decent amount of space, I'm not too picky.

Any tips on where I should go? Or is there anything else for that matter that maybe I'm not factoring in? I'll be checking back on this thread regularly and look forward to any help I can get.
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Walter Momblegold - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 00:20:03 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35318 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why not buy a old short bus? Tons of room in those things.
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Fanny Marrystadge - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 05:33:32 EST ID:LFbnmztE No.35319 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35318
School buses have a 45mph governor on them generally. And never more than 55 mph. Also, due to bus barns and maintenance, school buses are kept in service for so many years that they only get dumped when they are so beyond saving that the cost of buying a new bus is cheaper than repairing the old one.

You also have heavy truck grade everything on them making them a bitch to service and upkeep. A new set of tires would be well over 1200 dollars alone for shitty regrooves. That isn't even mounted either. Plus, school buses are complete turds in addition to all the other bullshit.
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Lydia Benkinham - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 01:05:03 EST ID:NxNS3g7i No.35328 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35319
> Plus, school buses are complete turds in addition to all the other bullshit.

Can you elaborate on that?
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Sidney Nedgecocke - Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:28:09 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35337 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35328
Just look for an 80s Chevy G30 with a V8. Parts are cheap, easy to work on, and easy to modify. They come in van, full size van, and the rare but epic Hi-Cube (yep, High fuckin cube!) and they're solid fucking steel.
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Sidney Nedgecocke - Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:32:59 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35338 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35319
>governor
They're usually broken in the old ones. There was a trick for breaking them while driving that the drivers used to do all the time. Also, if it's not broke, just upgrade. That said, busses are not cost effective like you stated. Unless you plan on taking a band on tour with you, or otherwise bringing a crew to help with expenses, you're better off getting a box van or a flatbed dualy trruck and building onto it. Even if you can't weld, laying fiberglass is fucking easy... an if fiberglass is too expensive, just use a layer of wire mesh and some cotton duck cloth.


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