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Monger: you'll get more detailed replies on a monger forum. Go have a look at Pattaya Addicts, lots of monger guys who live in Pattaya and will give you info. There are also forums for BKK & Phuket.
Exchange rates vary wildly from day to day. USD was around 34 THB last time I looked, AUD has dropped considerably recently and is around 25 THB.
Way too many scams to talk about here but just use your common sense, if it's too good to be true then it probably is, watch out for street walker prostitutes and ladyboys.
The Truly Wise Man Never Plays Leapfrog With A Unicorn