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    Quote Originally Posted by jamescollister View Post
    Wife went to town today {Ubon} gave her my ATM card, toaster, bread was dead, like my bacon and eggs in the morning on toast.

    Now it's not like she can't understand, spent 4 years full time leaning English in Australia.
    I had to read your first sentence four times before I could understand wtf you were on about.

    Maybe it's not her English that's the problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    Take the fvcking thing back yourself and get a toaster,do they do refunds in Thailand?


    My moan today is cables and lights, every time i come home day or night the house is lit up like Blackpool illuminations with every light and appliance using enough electric to light a small country.
    I must spend 10 minutes a day unplugging and switching off.
    Sometimes it's easier to just visit the fuse box
    That puts a spanner in the works...
    Rule #1 with kids; The wifi password will be changed each and every time all the following rules are not obeyed. Rule #2; Turn the fukcen thing off if you're not using it or in the room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamescollister View Post
    it was on sale, answer.
    You're lucky she didn't buy two of them.

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    I always find that bacon and eggs are better dead. Makes it all so much easier to eat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    Rule #1 with kids; The wifi password will be changed each and every time all the following rules are not obeyed. Rule #2; Turn the fukcen thing off if you're not using it or in the room.
    The power of the wifi password

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    ^ Ozzie dollars. They aren't worth much these days. AUD 174 is about 4,000 baht.
    Don't forget he only got 5k from his missus as a pay off. His thai holiday is getting frittered away.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    The power of the wifi password
    Leave the wifi alone. Confiscate their chargers.....slower, but much more fun.

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    Another moan, have an outdoor kitchen, roofed, but concrete floor, so think some tiles are in order.
    Guy gives a price per meter to lay the tiles, OK he orders the cement and sand for the job , I pay.

    6 days later, no work done, new year, weddings and other parties still on going, no one works, go figure.

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    I bet the guy had a wonderful New Year with your money, James. Your money would buy a few bottles of 40 degree or Blend 285, or whatever his poison is. Of course, he'll need some more money from you to buy the sand and cement now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    I bet the guy had a wonderful New Year with your money, James. Your money would buy a few bottles of 40 degree or Blend 285, or whatever his poison is. Of course, he'll need some more money from you to buy the sand and cement now.
    No , I paid for the sand and cement, tiller and helpers have got zero Baht, been here too long to pay in advance. Pay by work done, no work, no money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamescollister View Post
    Now it's not like she can't understand, spent 4 years full time leaning English in Australia, do I get a pop up toaster, no, end up with some kind of electric cooker.

    If I had hair, would pull it out, ask the wife, why no toaster and why buy an electric oven. it was on sale, answer.
    James, carefull, the English issue is a slippery road, next it'll be Yoga and then Porridge, Think of it like a traffic light system, you're on green you don't want to get to Red,. Red means you are in LD territory and you sure as hell don't want to be there.
    Last edited by NamPikToot; 11-01-2019 at 12:28 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    . Of course, he'll need some more money from you to buy the sand and cement now.
    And he'll need money to buy the tiles, don't forget the tiles or you'll end up with a mortar floor on top of your concrete floor.

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    Just had a wisdom tooth pulled

    Not in the party mood

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    ^ Will that increase your wisdom or reduce it, Dave?









    [FYI: It's not 7pm yet )

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    James, carefull, the English issue is a slippery road, next it'll be Yoga and then Porridge, Think of it like a traffic light system, you're on green you don't want to get to Red,. Red means you are in LD territory and you sure as hell don't want to be there.
    Nah...
    All this would be under the assumption that all Thai ladies are of the same character/mind set.
    As they are as different from one to the other.


    So....none of the referred standard stereotypes apply - one/couple instances doesn't reflect universality among the fair maidens.

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    It's in their genes, just can't trust the yellow fellas

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    In Bangkok

    Just had a wisdom tooth pulled

    Not in the party mood
    They knock ya out for it?


    I did one not long ago.

    Decided for my next one I'm insisting on either being unconscious, or in cloud cuckooland on the World's best drugs.

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    Best get on some neat spirits tonight David!
    Kills the ache and sterilises the mouth against infection..

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    Here we are two weeks into the new year and with Easter some 3 months off but already they are advertising and stocking Easter Eggs.

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    ^ They were on sale in some shops in the UK before New Year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    ^ They were on sale in some shops in the UK before New Year.
    Last year's nearly-expired stock?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    ^ They were on sale in some shops in the UK before New Year.
    Crackers ain't it. The problem with all these seasonal holidays; Xmas, Easter and even that imported rubbish Halloween is that it just puts enormous pressure on parents with all the sweets etc - its all the kids associate with the events. Thank goodness that's all past for me.

    Oh and to give this the Gent spin, Fucking commercial bollocks bought into by the moronic unwashed working masses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    The problem with all these seasonal holidays; Xmas, Easter and even that imported rubbish Halloween is that it just puts enormous pressure on parents with all the sweets etc -
    Is Valentines Day a big deal there? That's what's on the shelves here now...candy(and cards) for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKkin View Post
    Is Valentines Day a big deal there? That's what's on the shelves here now...candy(and cards) for that.
    Yep, forgot that farce as well.

    The only fun to be had with Valentines is sending cards to colleagues with cryptic clues as to whom it could be from and then watching the fun as the narcissists think they've pulled.
    Last edited by NamPikToot; 13-01-2019 at 05:17 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    fun to had with Valentines is sending cards to colleagues with cryptic clues as to whom it could be from and then watching the fun as the narcissists think they've pulled.
    Dammit! I never thought of that. That's classic.
    PM me the forum's resident narcissist's address (I'm sure you know it). I'll do it.


    Oh, hang on, he's been kicked out so maybe you don't know it now.

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