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My water goes off constantly, so does the electricity, yet from what I am told that is one of the endearing qualities about living in Thailand.
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I'm not so sure about that. I've never heard of that nowadays. Where are you at? I'd buy that if you're out in the boonie somewhere. Let's start with your location and see where to go from there. The fact that the landlord uses nickname is the clue to laws of the land. What's the deposit amount? Perhaps, the local custom is that the deposit is your ticket to freedom. You walk and they keep it. Capeesh?
 

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OK, I've been to Phang Nga once a long time ago.

About the landlord, don't hope. Just tell the SOB what you want. Nicely in Thai style of course. Tell him that the water thing is totally unacceptable. Ask him How he would like it if he was pooping and no water to flush? And that you deserve lower rent, etc.. There's nothing that gets Thais' attention than money. Due to the lack of water pressure, every house I've seen has this water tank on the top floor. They usually made of some shiny metal, I'm not sure if it's stainless steel. But I've seen them everywhere. They pump water into this holding tank. You should never run out of water. Electricity maybe out of his control, but not water. Perhaps, the condo is different since there are many units, but he got to do something for your inconvenience. Also, I would investigate if it's just this building that has these problems and why. If it's just this building, then we got problems. Good luck.
 
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