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windwalker wrote:
Tue Jun 14, 2022 3:50 pm
Dragon Music Lounge offers both an enclosed, air conditioned, area and an outside sitting area so you can make your choice. The inside is quite nice.
Agreed we can all make our own choices.
The outside seating has tall stools, with no effective back support. So for me, that's a fail. Maybe I'm too demanding, but with so many bars in Jomtien, I can save business for the best of them.

Their Facebook page actually shows a video of some lad in underwear and a couple of candles. If they were to continually offer that kind of entertainment, then they are starting to make proper use of the enclosed bar layout and I would be more inclined to visit.

https://www.facebook.com/DragonMusicLounge

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Many will be happy to know, according to catawampuscat's post on the Sawatdee board, Nice Boys is back to underwear. The jeans are gone.

See: https://sawatdeenetwork.com/v4/showthre ... post291199

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Gaybutton wrote:
Mon Jun 13, 2022 6:03 am
Apparently I didn't walk down far enough.
This evening I did walk down far enough. I happened to be not far from the Jomtien area. My curiosity got the better of me, so I went a bit out of my way to check.

I arrived very early - 8:00pm - and stayed maybe 5 minutes, but it was enough to see that yes indeed the ladies really are ladies. 3 of them while I was there. They were fully clothed. There were also two boys working. One of them tried his damnedest to get me to sit down for a drink, but I didn't.

There were no customers at all, while most of the other nearby bars already had plenty of customers. While I don't want to see any of the bars fail, including this one, I do think it is a bar inappropriate (to put it mildly) for Jomtien Complex and in its current format doesn't stand much of a chance.

Unless I am entirely missing something, the question I would ask the owner about opening this bar would be "What were you thinking?"

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Gaybutton wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:25 pm
Nice Boys is back to underwear.
That's a good step forward. Now all they need to do is work on the selection of boys. My last off from here was 6 years ago and even he was pushing the envelope of what I normally go for, towards the very effeminate side, including evidence of taking hormones. Undaunted would not be impressed.
Gaybutton wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:02 pm
it was enough to see that yes indeed the ladies really are ladies
Gender test completed.

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Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:02 pm
3 of them while I was there. They were fully clothed. There were also two boys working
Sounds like they are already trying to evolve the format to something that stands a chance of working ? Or the female staff are giving up and going to where they might find customers ?

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Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:02 pm
There were no customers at all, while most of the other nearby bars already had plenty of customers. While I don't want to see any of the bars fail, including this one, I do think it is a bar inappropriate (to put it mildly) for Jomtien Complex and in its current format doesn't stand much of a chance.
I want to see the failure of any bar that's inappropriate for the location. That includes straight bars, Arab bars and anything else that's not gay or gay friendly.
There are girly bars all over Pattaya, including on several different Jomtien streets, then South, Central and Northern Pattaya. They don't need to invade the only thriving gay area. If the girly bar were a success, more would follow.

I also find it very convenient to have the gay activity concentrated into 3 areas in Pattaya, 2 of which are a short walk apart.
If a bar is closed, is playing loud music or has some other unexpected problem, it's very easy to visit other nearby bars.

Compare with Chiang Mai, which has several barely viable bars spread over a relatively wide area. This is far less convenient, particularly when trekking around a few closed bars, or other dead-end establishments.

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Jun wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:38 pm
Gaybutton wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 10:02 pm
3 of them while I was there. They were fully clothed. There were also two boys working
Sounds like they are already trying to evolve the format to something that stands a chance of working ? Or the female staff are giving up and going to where they might find customers ?
Perhaps. I thought it was because I was there early - 8:00. Maybe the others don't come in until later. That's how it was when I got there.

Other posts made it sound like there were several girls there, wearing little more than bikinis. Maybe so, but for whatever reason, that certainly was not what I encountered.

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