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    I believe you're refering to the nomads, right?...

    I believe you're refering to the nomads, right? Or the Hmong, as they are officially called. Yes they are most definitely still around - many of them have migrated to pockets of western countries...
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    Not entirely true - went to go get tested for the...

    They don't use that method any more. A simple urine test can detect std's now. Thankfully.[/quote]


    Not entirely true - went to go get tested for the clap at an std clinic a few months ago and...
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    When I did private tutoring there was none of...

    When I did private tutoring there was none of this loitering shit going on. Went into the apartment, met the mother, then tutored her son or daughter for the next hour or so. Was the best situation,...
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    Mickey D's is a regular spot for tutoring, it...

    Mickey D's is a regular spot for tutoring, it seems. Seen it going on many times there, usually by some poor TEFLer desperate for his 200 baht an hour earnings. Not sure why they would choose such a...
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    I've been a member for 2 years. Good gyms but...

    I've been a member for 2 years. Good gyms but loaded with gay dudes hitting on each other and looking at themselves in the mirrors.

    The good thing is there is plenty of hot girls with...
  6. Thread: Reducing noise

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    the grainy shit that you can see in the skyline...

    the grainy shit that you can see in the skyline in each picture.
  7. Thread: Reducing noise

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    Reducing noise

    I know there's a way to reduce noise in my photographs using Adobe Lightroom. But I have no idea how to do it. I looked online and it said to adjust the luminance and color in the develop module,...
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    Always saying "up to you" when she won't make a...

    Always saying "up to you" when she won't make a decision and then when I am forced to make the decision, she isn't happy about it and only then tells me what she wants.

    Talking during films. It's...
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    recommend a photography book

    It's been about 10 years since I had my old film Minolta SLR and I have forgotten everything. Are there any books that anyone can recommend on brushing up on stuff like F-stop (still have no clue...
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    I am leaning towards getting the 50d. The canon...

    I am leaning towards getting the 50d. The canon rumours site reports that the 60d won't be out until February 2010 at least, and I don't really want to wait that long. The only thing I see wrong with...
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    The Canon 60d specs are supposed to be out on the...

    The Canon 60d specs are supposed to be out on the 25th of August, and the launch will be shortly after that. So I'm going to wait a bit longer to see if they've made any vast changes from the...
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    If the woman has been married before and/or has...

    If the woman has been married before and/or has kids, then the sinsott should be zero. If she is of that variety and still asking for sinsott, then she's a bad egg and should be tossed.
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    The Wonder Years. I loved every minute of that...

    The Wonder Years. I loved every minute of that show when I was growing up.
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    The only way I would pay it is if I knew that it...

    The only way I would pay it is if I knew that it would be returned after the wedding. Or if it came in the form as a house or something. But to just hand over the cash no questions asked.....that...
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    ^Yes but rarely as much. My ex's family asked for...

    ^Yes but rarely as much. My ex's family asked for 200k. Her sister's husband paid 80k.
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    I'll weigh in here. My ex asked for 200k. She's a...

    I'll weigh in here. My ex asked for 200k. She's a farmer's daughter from Isaan. There's a thread about it somewhere on here. Anyway, it's my understanding that sinsott, when practiced correctly,...
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    Fucking hell - only the most sadistic cnuts would...

    Fucking hell - only the most sadistic cnuts would murder beautifu labradors. I'd be hatching a plan to get even.
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    Thanks for that -- quite a good read. I usually...

    Thanks for that -- quite a good read. I usually use CNET for camera reviews, and they weren't crazy about the 500d, primarily the viewfinder and the focus points that don't work:



    Compared to...
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    ^Remind me, Bobcock - what camera do you have so...

    ^Remind me, Bobcock - what camera do you have so I can start coveting.
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    I've been using the hand held Canon 870:...

    I've been using the hand held Canon 870:
    http://teakdoor.com/clear.gif

    It's fantastic but I've been looking at SLRs these past few months and have decided on the Canon EOS 40D:
    ...
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    Fuck off and die, Noodles. No one wants you here....

    Fuck off and die, Noodles. No one wants you here. No clue what you said but I'm sure it's right in line with your usual idiot twattery.
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    Tipping is a part of my number one pet peeve...

    Tipping is a part of my number one pet peeve about this country - this attitude of self-entitlement that many of the Thais have, like they deserve something just because they are natives of a third...
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    ^exactly. I don't ever tip the bar in a gogo. I...

    ^exactly. I don't ever tip the bar in a gogo. I might tip the girl depending on what she does, but I will never tip the bar....ever. I especially like it when they hand me a metal tray full of 10...
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    I run and love it. I do not run outside though -...

    I run and love it. I do not run outside though - the heat would kill me in this country. I run on treadmills at the gym, which I know is probably bad for the joints but I've been okay so far. If I...
  25. Yes, just watched it. It is truly awesome. The...

    Yes, just watched it. It is truly awesome. The dude playing Adama's father is perfectly cast, as is Eric Stoltz. Very interesting to see how it all began, 58 years before the fall (the rebellion). I...
  26. Yes, that was shit. When they did that I was...

    Yes, that was shit. When they did that I was suspecting some shitty greenpeace morality bullshit; thankfully it didn't happen. When they landed in Africa, it still wasn't clear WHEN they were, so the...
  27. Just watched it --- I have to say, I was not...

    Just watched it --- I have to say, I was not expecting much but it delivered nicely. Awesome ending to a great series -- almost makes up for the shitty first 10 episodes in season 4. Nice touch with...
  28. I agree somewhat. The first part of season 4 was...

    I agree somewhat. The first part of season 4 was just terrible. Absolutley nothing happened until episode 10. But I have liked these last 7 episodes -- very well done.
  29. Agree....I don't see them wrapping this up...

    Agree....I don't see them wrapping this up nicely. Of course, I said that about The Shield as well, and they wrapped that up perfectly. But I think there will be lots of deaths to come in the final 3...
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    ^Drinking is the thing keeping me down. I've...

    ^Drinking is the thing keeping me down. I've definitely lost weight, but still have the beer belly. It was easier in Korea where all the beer is complete shite, and most of the time it was too...
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    The Reader (2008) In 1966, Michael Berg (David...

    The Reader (2008)

    In 1966, Michael Berg (David Kross), now a law student, enters a gate covered with barb-wire. He then enters a building, and we see dozens of bunk beds. He walks down a hallway,...
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    Rachel Getting Married (2008) Kym (Anne...

    Rachel Getting Married (2008)

    Kym (Anne Hathaway) has just gotten out of rehab. Actually, she's just on a one-day pass, but this bit is very vague. She's been in rehab for a few months for various...
  33. So there's a 13th cylon. I was a bit confused...

    So there's a 13th cylon. I was a bit confused during this last episode - might need to watch it again. The 7th, Daniel, could be anyone.
  34. ^Are you up to date? We know who the last cylon...

    ^Are you up to date? We know who the last cylon is.
  35. ^Season 4.5 is the last of the show. 6 more...

    ^Season 4.5 is the last of the show. 6 more episodes left I believe.
  36. ^Will do that today. As far as Balthar, I'm not...

    ^Will do that today. As far as Balthar, I'm not sure why he's still around. Doesn't have much purpose on the show nowadays. During the first 3 seasons, he was my favorite character - loved his...
  37. Agree - every episode has been great. Maybe...

    Agree - every episode has been great. Maybe they're trying to make up for the shitty first half of the season.
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    A bong hit for Michael Phelps

    I was going to put this in Sports, but it's just too damn funny:

    THIS is the astonishing picture which could destroy the career of the greatest competitor in Olympic history.

    In our...
  39. When I work out, my total is just over 6,000...

    When I work out, my total is just over 6,000 calories for the day, give or take.

    Who knew that 20 minutes of foreplay could burn 50 calories??
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    ^Yep. This is why I don't only do cardio -...

    ^Yep. This is why I don't only do cardio - working the upper body with weights is also important. As far as protein goes, fish is probably the best protein you can digest. Tuna is usually a good...
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    Doubt (2008) Father Flynn (Philip Seymour...

    Doubt (2008)

    Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is the priest at a Catholic school in 1964. He cares for his students, and loves his congregation. There are obviously loads of nuns around the...
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    Aye, same -- I've got 5 to give out at the moment.

    Aye, same -- I've got 5 to give out at the moment.
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    W. (2008) Josh Brolin plays President George...

    W. (2008)

    Josh Brolin plays President George W. Bush, and he does a pretty damn good job of it. This is the first film to be made about a sitting US President. The film juxtaposes the early life...
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    Aye, but I doubt Pitt will win. Sean Penn has...

    He has done


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    http://teakdoor.com/clear.gifRichard Jenkins
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    I have been waiting for that film for...

    I have been waiting for that film for months....glad a screener is FINALLY up. That's tonight sorted.
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    ^The one time he did do something different we...

    ^The one time he did do something different we got that horrible movie Swept Away, possibly one of the worst films ever made.
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    That's insane - nothing after 6pm? I guess it...

    That's insane - nothing after 6pm? I guess it depends on what time you go to bed. I go to the gym straight after work, spend about 2 hours there, so when I get home it's about 7 and I eat...
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    ^Agree - I love going. It's amazing how many hot...

    ^Agree - I love going. It's amazing how many hot women are there working out, and the selection of machines is great.
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    I'll weigh in here even though I have you on...

    I'll weigh in here even though I have you on ignore. I used to think it was impossible to get fit in Thailand, but I started doing it about 3 months ago and the results have been great.

    I set...
  50. Thread: 2009 Death Pool

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    1. Dick Clark 2. JD Salinger 3. Andy Rooney 4....

    1. Dick Clark
    2. JD Salinger
    3. Andy Rooney
    4. Don Rickles
    5. OJ Simpson
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