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Canadian Man Weds Roi Et Woman, Offers Dowry Worth Bt100 Million

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Obviously, this guy is an outlier. He could probably drop a few million just on a weekend away, so, 100mil was probably just a weeks work, at the most. His now wife has been spending the last 9 years getting educated and most probably a shining example of a person. She has probably been a great support for him over the years and the money that he gave to her parents would have been worth every satang even if the marriage doesn't last a few hours. I don't think we will hear anything more over it because, you would think, after 9 years they would have a pretty good idea of what they are both about together. Good luck to them.

It's amazing how people take a nice, positive story like this and crap all over it. 9 years they've been together, she's 40 and he's early 50s, he's helping her get an education and helping her family, and people here still talk about her like she's a bar girl and he's some dirty farang roaming the streets of Pattaya.

I'm incredibly thankful for all the great advice I've gotten on these forums, but people like that really irritate me. They have an image of farang and relationships crafted by their own reflection in the mirror.

I think it's the "excess" that many people have an issue with. Nothing wrong with helping the gf/wife's family on a continuous basis as most here do anyway, but 100 million? Seriously?

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like to see where they are in 10 years time ,farmer will always be farmer ,its in there blood ,some live for planting trees then eating there leaves ,aint that bad

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Boy oh boy.....If he only knew what he really has done.....I wonder if he would still do it...I vehemently agree with Cardholder...."Just say "NO!!!!" I almost got caught in this web of deceit and treachery but I managed to extricate myself with the help of a 78 year old Thai woman who understood what I was mixed up with and was good enough to advise me on what to do. This is about mutual respect of each other's culture and as such both parties must be 100% upfront and honest. I wish him and her well but he has definitely set a bad example for the farang community.

"Boy oh boy.....If he only knew what he really has done"

He's an executive at Chevron and owns a petroleum company, but he's being given advice by those who admit to need old women to "extricate" them from bad decisions they made or were about to make.

Once again the TV burnt-fingers sages are dispensing advice to those whose success has been based on ignoring advice from the also-rans.

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I wish them a lifetime of happiness. (But doesn't the guy know "real men don't buy girls"?) wink.png

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The 100 Million figure is probably for show .. He wants to help out her family but throwing away so much money is crazy..

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Plenty of jokes come to mind, but if they've been together for 9 years, that's better than the average in Canada for marriages I suspect.

Good on her for working on her education.

Mind you I do support Sin Sot, I paid 5000 baht and 2 chickens for my wife, and she was worth every bit of it!

All good layers, I trust.

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" No woman is worth more than a fiver unless you are in love with her. Than she costs you everything you've got..." W. S. MAUGHAM.

The effect of inflation is staggering!biggrin.png

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The family are a farming family, of which most lease land and do not own it - only a small group of people own the agricultural land in Thailand.

Actually, I have lived in the Northeast for many years, and almost everybody in this area owns their own land - not much land, perhaps 5-20 rai - but it's theirs.

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Are foreigners equal with their rights here or only pay-boys?

Can he buy land or get his wife as a nominee costing him another xxx,xxx,xxx.xx of B?

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Good for her! And good of him to stress education to a loved one

The family are a farming family, of which most lease land and do not own it - only a small group of people own the agricultural land in Thailand.

Crap, it's the other way around.

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Are foreigners equal with their rights here or only pay-boys?

Can he buy land or get his wife as a nominee costing him another xxx,xxx,xxx.xx of B?

When I have the same rights as a person born in this country (able to live here, vote, buy land etc), then I'll consider upholding some of its "traditions".

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100 million baht; wow, that is crazy. Especially for a 37 year old farmers daughter. Oh well up to him

Unless you know the couple concerned how can you make an informed opinion as to whether it's crazy or not?

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