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Location Independent Blackhatters in Vietnam?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by WhitePassion, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. WhitePassion

    WhitePassion Elite Member

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    Hey,

    A week ago I left back my life in Estonia, dropped out of high-school and moved to Vietnam, Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City.

    I've met so many awesome people in my first week here - lots of marketers, developers, just freelancers and even authors.

    Curious to hear how many BHW people live in HCMC? If you're here, hit me up for a free beer! :p

    If you're curious why I moved to Vietnam - check out my blog post here.

    All the best,
    Karl
     
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  2. BloodyNinja

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    Congratulations!

    There are two types of people: who decide what they want and live up to that and those, who only talk about their wishes but never do anything . You seem to be from the first category, which is cool :)
     
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  3. qrazy

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    Good luck and Enjoy your stay.
     
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  4. WhitePassion

    WhitePassion Elite Member

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    Both of your locations say that you're from Estonia? :D

    Estonia invented Skype and we often call ourselves, mockingly, the banana republic.

    Correct? :D
     
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    Gratz for the move :)
     
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    hahaha nice catch :)

    I am from Estonia, not sure about banana republic dude :D


    By the way, if you get a chance to visit Thailand, do it. Been there 3 times for the past year, cause it's fucking awesome. There's no other place in the world like Pattaya. And I am not speaking about local hookers (though they are good too) but the overall chill atmosphere. Time doesn't exist there.

    Next time was thinking about visiting either Philippines or Vietnam along with Thailand.
     
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    Congratulations OP its inspiring to see others are following their dreams.
     
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  8. WhitePassion

    WhitePassion Elite Member

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    Haha yeah, it's one of the reasons I made this post - besides trying to network with other people living here.

    Most of us have the opportunity to live anywhere in the world, thanks to internet marketing, but there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of people actually doing it, at least not publicly.
     
  9. peetrike

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    Wow, it`s good to read about successful local IMers!

    Cheers
     
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  10. DonnieBrasco

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    Read your "about me" story and also the "why i moved to vietnam" one, liked both alot.

    You have earned yourself a place in my bookmarks and i will check beck once in a week to see if there are new posts.

    Very inspiring story of yours, wish you the best luck for your future.
     
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  11. PinguSpy

    PinguSpy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    LOL, white people and asian kinda different.

    You just 18 years old, and move out like that. With no parent need to argue about.

    If me, my parent would blablablablabla, talk about dangerous thing and stuff.
     
  12. WhitePassion

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    Well, I made all my mistakes really early.. really really early.

    So I've always been a bit more independent and my mom knows that when I make a decision.. There's nothing she can do to convince me otherwise, even if she doesn't agree AT ALL. I've proven myself in ways like that ;)
     
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    Congrats man!

    I've been in Southeast Asia for 4 years now. Love it. Cheap, warm, nice beaches.
     
  14. WhitePassion

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    What country are you in? I'd guess Thailand? :p
     
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    Whats up karl , Im in HCMC now 4y. drop me a msg.

    Rick