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Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Arrange meetups and get togethers with other Happier Abroad members in your area, or coming to your area.

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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by gsjackson » July 28th, 2017, 5:07 am

Winston wrote:
Winston wrote:
starchild5 wrote:
Winston wrote:Rock,
Are u ok and back to normal? Roberto just arrived from Uruguay. Remember him? Wanna come and meet him? Also erb is back here in AC too. He invited me to lunch. Sean is back too. The whole gang is here. Wanna come down?
What happened to Rock..He was always ok and normal....unless..He started watching Flat Earth videos secretly :lol: :lol:
I dont know. He said he was having some personal problems and issues and then he disappeared after having a short temper over a disagreement. Then he stopped replying. Even my other friends cant get a hold of him now. Hope hes alright. He can always count on us or me for advice. But hes a secretive person.

Today is diannes birthday so we are having another meetup. Too bad rock isnt here.
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I've been talking to Rock again. He's alive and well. The thing is, he is getting older so his tolerance is getting less. He has problems tolerating the negativity and toxic personalities on this forum. Even though he's used to it by now, still, his tolerance is less now as well as his patience. Plus the older you get, the more valuable and precious one's time is and so time has to be used wisely. That's why he is distancing himself from this forum. He still lurks here though and reads some threads. But he doesn't feel like posting anymore. Maybe someday if you guys become more positive and constructive in your posts, he will return and participate again.
Yick's the one who seemed to frost his ass the most, and Yick is apparently gone. Winston, go on an Asian recruiting trip and see if you can recover both Rock and Ghost, pointing out that their principal irritant is sayonara. Jester too, while you're at it.

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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by publicduende » July 28th, 2017, 3:09 pm

I am always here in Davao and actually sharing home with one particularly prolific (at least formerly prolific) HA member, whose name I shall not name but you can guess. ;-)

He is happy with his new-found gf. I am struggling with stress and overwork. So business as usual :-)

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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by gsjackson » July 28th, 2017, 5:09 pm

publicduende wrote:I am always here in Davao and actually sharing home with one particularly prolific (at least formerly prolific) HA member, whose name I shall not name but you can guess. ;-)

He is happy with his new-found gf. I am struggling with stress and overwork. So business as usual :-)
I'm guessing the long lost Jester. Cool. Figured he'd end up in Ph. Let some of his American no-limitations positive thinking rub off on you.

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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by Winston » July 28th, 2017, 5:19 pm

Falcon wrote:
Winston wrote:Update:

I've been talking to Rock again. He's alive and well. The thing is, he is getting older so his tolerance is getting less. He has problems tolerating the negativity and toxic personalities on this forum. Even though he's used to it by now, still, his tolerance is less now as well as his patience. Plus the older you get, the more valuable and precious one's time is and so time has to be used wisely. That's why he is distancing himself from this forum. He still lurks here though and reads some threads. But he doesn't feel like posting anymore. Maybe someday if you guys become more positive and constructive in your posts, he will return and participate again.
Here's an idea: why don't we have a closed forum board for "VIP members," where selected old-time members who post high-quality content can discuss among themselves? We can have Rock, Ladislav, Momopi, and many other experts there to talk among themselves.
If the majority of the VIP members want the VIP board to be private and closed, we can do that. But they didn't express that they wanted that. We ran a poll and thread about this before.
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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by Winston » March 19th, 2018, 8:39 pm

Hi folks,
I'm in Angeles City now. We have a gang of expat friends here now that meet up regularly, including Roberto (from Uruguay), Alex (from Venice, aka @halnovemila in the forum), Ivan (from Bulgaria and Canada), and now Jeff (American, aka @WorldTraveler on this forum) has been found here too. @Rock is still up in Makati and occasionally comes down to visit. He recently came to my birthday celebration last week too. It was nice to have him with us. @publicduende has now moved to Makati too. But he has been busy with his new business and stuff, and hasn't had the time to come down to Angeles yet to meet us. @Billy is also still living in Angeles City, but he is kind of antisocial and a loner and doesn't like to hang out with us much. So we don't see him much. @Mr S is still in Manila. But he is taking care of his daughter and doesn't have the time or interest to come down. He is only available to meet if you come to Manila.

So we have a great group of expats to hang out with here. If any of you want to come and meet up with us, let us know. We are all eccentric, unique, freethinking individuals.

What I've noticed is that everyone else in Angeles City - foreigners, expats, Koreans, local Filipinos - all hang with people that look like them and are of the same race. Many friends even look like twin brothers or twin sisters. So friends tend to look alike, even like twins in many cases too. But me and my HA / expat friends are an exception. We don't look alike, and me as an Asian am hanging out with mostly white friends, which you don't see other Asians doing for some reason. Even the many Korean guys in Angeles City only hang out with other Koreans, and they usually hang out in groups of three, like Asian girls do. lol. I guess that's an Asian thing, to hang out in groups of three. (Since three is a holy trinity number found in many religions and spiritual traditions, so it probably has a feeling of unity I presume. There was even a History Channel episode of Ancient Aliens called "The Power of Three" that explains this in more detail.) So even in Angeles City, which is full of sexpats and whoremongers, I am unique and different. lol. Why am I so atypical and don't follow the patterns of everyone around me? lol

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Re: Meetup in the Philippines? Many HA members are there!

Post by gsjackson » March 20th, 2018, 12:31 am

Winston wrote:
March 19th, 2018, 8:39 pm
Hi folks,
I'm in Angeles City now.

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