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A Swedish man fell from a Patong hotel on Monday. The man, 64 year old Bo Peter Svensson, fell from the second floor of a hotel on Sawatdirak Road near the Sai Namyen Intersection. Rescuers found Bo with several injuries, and rushed him to a nearby hospital.  The hotel owner, 52 year old Supaphon, told police that Bo had checked into the hotel that day. Hotel staff claimed that Bo was intoxicated. Supaphon said that she heard something fall, and then realised that it was Bo.  Police found no signs of a disturbance in Bo’s room, however, they found alcoholic […]

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4 minutes ago, Ramanathan.P said:

Looks like many are coming to Thailand to drink till they drop themselves.....

New meaning for "Drink till You drop"!

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17 hours ago, Soidog said:

Many balcony rails are simply too low. 

Most balcony rails are below hip height, making it very easy to overbalance if you lean against the rails.
I've even witnessed folk sitting on the rails as they're so low.

There should be a minimum rail height for safety reasons, but H&S literally goes out the window here, or over the balcony.

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