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10 hours ago, WilScot said:

Well you must be clairvoyant.... What do you know about my situation. Such a BS.  I pay my taxes and lots of digital nomads do also. And they are not all running around and party everyday. And as you know, if you pay your taxes, you also have rights. So don't assume things where you obviously don't have a clue about. 

You pay personal income tax to what country?

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1 hour ago, Unify said:

How is being a digital nomad a disadvantage? If they are here, they can sit in their condos and do their thing, no problem. They don't have to go to out in public. If they are able to travel, they can go wherever the virus is less of a current problem.

 

They are one of the few groups of people who can still generate income without meeting other people, face-to-face. This is a good thing. Given the current crisis, we need more folks that can telecommute and keep some economies going in some part.

 

I understand some of y'all are afraid of technology, and are feeling left behind. But we've moved beyond starting a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Don't be scared.

 

Either that, or just get out of the way.

 

 

 

 

Doesn't sound very nomadic.

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On the bright side, a digital nomad works remotely anyway, so there's no change required in case they're locked down.

 

If they have the funds for a sustained stay in case their clients cancel projects etc. would be a concern, however.

 

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11 hours ago, richard_smith237 said:
12 hours ago, WilScot said:

 

 

Worst case scenario: They are going to round everybody up without correct paperwork and/or funds in special settlements.

I am sure there will be no Wifi or a Starbucks Cafe there.

 

WOW...  that’s some impressive paranoid delusion there...   this one is up there for the ‘tin foiled hat’ award !!!

 

You really think that the Authorities might (worst case) round up all the ‘legal foreigners’ with ‘funds’ and place us in ‘special settlements’ ????? WOW... just wow !!!.. thats really out there with the earth is flat and this Covid-19 is a conspiracy to reduce the world of older people and solve the pension problem !!!!!

okaaeee well then, what about this?

 - Late last year, soon after the Huawei 5G Ban by many upper level Govts happened... 

 - the Chinese, the CCP; were pretty peeved about that block to their expansionist-by-stealth plans.

Especially so because they were really banking on getting inside the Intelligence networks of these countries.

All centred around their 5G backdoors. 

 

By any by, by some coincidental magic, this wuhan virus emerges.

It wasn't supposed to become public knowledge.

 

Wind forward to now...

 

Everybody is now progressively being locked down.

Business enterprise ceasing

Everyone at home is trying to go online...

 - for information

 - for applying for Unemployment benefits

etc etc

 

But everyone online simultaneously, is already smothering the networks

 

One of the things about the 5G planar, is that it would supposedly outdate wifi... in that the 5G heirarchy want to get rid of it intoto; and have everyone doing the Network life entirely via cell... via 5G 

so now we are virtually on our knees, at the mercy of whoever provides a 'convenient' solution

 

The Solution is the Chinese will march in 

take over the lot, and install what they want...

and get their 5G infiltration wish after all 

 

 

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16 hours ago, tjo o tjim said:

...what digital nomads in Thailand are thinking/doing in the near future with Covid-19, lockdowns, quarantines, and the economy in general.  Personally, glad to be in my home country and in my own home.

A digital nomad often work from home and has an online business, and "online" is still in operation. A successful digital nomad don't really care much, busy online; having his Elite Card for permission to stay, might even do his 90-day reports for him; delivery of food and other supplies is still possible. Seems like business almost as usual...🤔

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To be a digital nomad right now actually one of the best situations. They are on of the few not affected by their business or work and income.
Might all change after a global economic collapse but for now they are better off than bar owners, restaurant owners and all others.

I'm not a nomad myself but I do have business Online, it is basically as if nothing even happened or changed so far. I do expect a global collapse after.

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45 minutes ago, khunPer said:

A digital nomad often work from home and has an online business, and "online" is still in operation. A successful digital nomad don't really care much, busy online; having his Elite Card for permission to stay, might even do his 90-day reports for him; delivery of food and other supplies is still possible. Seems like business almost as usual...🤔

Except of course, 99% of self styled digital nomads are backpackers with a laptop and a dream. Very, very few are successful businessmen by any stretch if the imagination. A couple of mediocre vlogs does not a success make.

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1 hour ago, tifino said:

Wind forward to now...

 

Everybody is now progressively being locked down.

Business enterprise ceasing

Everyone at home is trying to go online...

 - for information

 - for applying for Unemployment benefits

etc etc

 

But everyone online simultaneously, is already smothering the networks

 

One of the things about the 5G planar, is that it would supposedly outdate wifi... in that the 5G heirarchy want to get rid of it intoto; and have everyone doing the Network life entirely via cell... via 5G 

so now we are virtually on our knees, at the mercy of whoever provides a 'convenient' solution

 

The Solution is the Chinese will march in 

take over the lot, and install what they want...

and get their 5G infiltration wish after all 

All nonsense. Moving bandwidth from the office to the home is shifting the traffic profile, not smothering networks, although during lockdowns traffic certainly increases to some degree. 5G is not likely to completely replace WiFi, but in the cases where it does, you assume the Chinese have sniffers on all of that traffic and can feed it back home - not likely. Furthermore, we are already "on our knees" to the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Spectrum, etc., so how will that change? You have this idea that somehow China will own our networks. That is simply not the case.

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2 hours ago, scorecard said:

You pay personal income tax to what country?

Exactly!

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3 hours ago, tifino said:

okaaeee well then, what about this?

 - Late last year, soon after the Huawei 5G Ban by many upper level Govts happened... 

 - the Chinese, the CCP; were pretty peeved about that block to their expansionist-by-stealth plans.

Especially so because they were really banking on getting inside the Intelligence networks of these countries.

All centred around their 5G backdoors. 

 

By any by, by some coincidental magic, this wuhan virus emerges.

It wasn't supposed to become public knowledge.

 

Wind forward to now...

 

Everybody is now progressively being locked down.

Business enterprise ceasing

Everyone at home is trying to go online...

 - for information

 - for applying for Unemployment benefits

etc etc

 

But everyone online simultaneously, is already smothering the networks

 

One of the things about the 5G planar, is that it would supposedly outdate wifi... in that the 5G heirarchy want to get rid of it intoto; and have everyone doing the Network life entirely via cell... via 5G 

so now we are virtually on our knees, at the mercy of whoever provides a 'convenient' solution

 

The Solution is the Chinese will march in 

take over the lot, and install what they want...

and get their 5G infiltration wish after all 

 

 

@ Wilscot..... you’ve lost your throne already... the above post has you beat hands down!!!... 

 

Next... 5G killed off the Aliens 1000’s of years ago !

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3 minutes ago, richard_smith237 said:

@ Wilscot..... you’ve lost your throne already... the above post has you beat hands down!!!... 

 

Next... 5G killed off the Aliens 1000’s of years ago !

it took a bit of penning, as whilst typing, I was watching on Youtube:

 - The theories that reckon it was the Romulans who created the Borg  

 

One assimilation story after another!! - it never ends...

 

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