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We asked people living in Malaysia to list three things they wish they had brought and three they wish they had left behind. They responded...

"I wish I had brought a couple cases of wine, a decent barbecue and insect repellant. Those things I brought and didn't need - jeans, long-sleeved shirts," wrote a member who made the move to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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"Brought: MP3 player (not ipod), curry powder, suit Left: Shoes & boots, laptop, leather products," explained one expat living in Penang, Malaysia.

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