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    Sticky: Could be or not. ;) >> Visa Exemption and Visa...

    Could be or not. ;)
    >> Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival
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    Sticky: Wise move mate. Contrary to the nonsense...

    Wise move mate. Contrary to the nonsense headlines claiming Thailand is open for business 1 Nov, it clearly is not. The only real change is the length of quarantine.

    A practical opening will be...
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    B.B. King - How Blue Can You Get (Live at Farm...

    B.B. King - How Blue Can You Get (Live at Farm Aid 1985) - YouTube
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    Wrecking NATO would be a welcome event. Back in...

    Wrecking NATO would be a welcome event. Back in 1949 when it was founded to defend "western European" nations against Soviet aggresion it made sense. Those days are long past. NATO has sinced morphed...
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    Yes.. ;)

    Yes.. ;)
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    Sticky: FIFY.

    FIFY.
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    Will Evergrande be determined too big to fail by...

    Will Evergrande be determined too big to fail by the gov? I think it will so expect a bailout simular to what we saw the US gov do with GM and Chrysler.

    Will be pricey as was the $85 billion US...
  8. As are those of the US but none the less some...

    As are those of the US but none the less some folks here seem to relish posting doom and gloom. Suppose it gives them some sort of pleasure running down the nation they dislike to make the nation...
  9. Ironic the Chinese are so concerned when their...

    Ironic the Chinese are so concerned when their debt is 271% of gdp and the US is 127%. ;)
  10. For better or worse, it's become standard...

    For better or worse, it's become standard procedure.

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  11. About 45%

    About 45%
  12. If you have your jabs and are willing to jump...

    If you have your jabs and are willing to jump through whatever hoops are imposed should be doable. My brother figures May/June before he can come with jab cert via a visa on entry.
  13. Thais like most folks look at what's in it for...

    Thais like most folks look at what's in it for me. Not to mention they have lost complete trust in the gov being able to control the virus so why take the risk of another outbreak and shutdown. Btw,...
  14. If there is a correlation between the percent of...

    If there is a correlation between the percent of the tourism economy and the percent of the population then surprised only 60% said no to opening the country.

    The majority of the country is in...
  15. I am. Some would call it stimulating debate by...

    I am. Some would call it stimulating debate by taking the opposing view, others playing devils advocate.
  16. They certianly are but only follows the PRC would...

    They certianly are but only follows the PRC would object. Facts are something they have trouble accepting.
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    Sticky: Harry, carry on pasting internet stuff coming...

    Harry, carry on pasting internet stuff coming from the top. I will continue going with the local entity requirements. I have done so for the last 38 years doing business and dealing with various...
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    Sticky: Bit like immigration I suppose. Not planning the...

    Bit like immigration I suppose. Not planning the trip until first week of December so certainly as they seem daily to do, will change.

    All these proclamations, plans and the like we see on...
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    Sticky: Except when flying from Roi Et to Bangkok. ;)

    Except when flying from Roi Et to Bangkok. ;)
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    Sticky: Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
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    Sticky: FYI...Airport here in Roi Et has reopened....

    FYI...Airport here in Roi Et has reopened. Dropped by yesterday AirAsia counter and was told flying Roi Et to Don Muang required no vaccination cert. However Don Muang to Roi Et does.
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    The PI is not alone Katie. Tied with the LoS in...

    The PI is not alone Katie. Tied with the LoS in 2918.

    Transparency International's 2018 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country (together with Albania, Bahrain, Colombia, Tanzania, and...
  23. Has such a deal on some really good submarines. ;)

    Has such a deal on some really good submarines. ;)
  24. Sure it has and the Chinese can warn and moan all...

    Sure it has and the Chinese can warn and moan all they want and the Brits, US, Ausies and Japanese with continue to do so.

    "China say that its claim to the sea is based both on the Law of the Sea...
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    Wow! Time for a vist to Eagle Rock, CA innit? :)

    Wow! Time for a vist to Eagle Rock, CA innit? :)
  26. Not just Pattaya mate. The once famed for it's...

    Not just Pattaya mate. The once famed for it's nightlife Thailand once had is done and dusted. I don't know what portion of the 20% of tourism economy came because of the "nightlife" but figure it...
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    Not quite a meter but this is what I did. Pipe...

    Not quite a meter but this is what I did. Pipe from pump enters the void with pipes distrbuting to bathrooms, kitchen and laundry room. Each pipe supported every meter wth a strap to prevent sagging...
  28. The PRC can bully, bluster, intimidate, threaten...

    The PRC can bully, bluster, intimidate, threaten and make ridiculous proclamation such as the PRC will "unite" Taiwan by 2042 or whatever.

    Should the PRC attempt military action of any sort the...
  29. Predictable. When things are going to shit on the...

    Predictable. When things are going to shit on the home front create a diversion to distract the peasants.
  30. This certianly was the over riding gov policy...

    This certianly was the over riding gov policy when I was there in the 60s. After the death of Chiang Kai-shek and his cronies who fked the mainland the gov of the ROC has absolutely no such desire....
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    Sticky: I refuse to answer on the grounds it may tend to...

    I refuse to answer on the grounds it may tend to incriminate me.
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    Read Fleming's complete Bond series so I say the...

    Read Fleming's complete Bond series so I say the greatest is the Bond in the book.
    None of the other hollywood versions come close.
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    I do not but considered it. Yes they are low cost...

    I do not but considered it. Yes they are low cost now. 6k baht give or take. So far no problems with faucets and you can detect a bit of salt after shower but again not much of a bother. All our...
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    Sticky: A very long way indeed and doubtful will ever be...

    A very long way indeed and doubtful will ever be as pre covid days. This government has enriched themselves at the cost of the vast majority of the Thai people. Criminal but TiT so the guilty will go...
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    Whatever we call it drilling for water here in...

    Whatever we call it drilling for water here in Roi Et is very hit and miss. Soil here has high salinity as do aquifers. Village water comes from reservoir and wells. Both are salty in varying degree....
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    Us yanks need a proper education. Now pay...

    Us yanks need a proper education. Now pay attention. These are not oil wells. They are oil bores. :)

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    Amen to that. I used CPAC Concrete roof tiles....

    Amen to that. I used CPAC Concrete roof tiles. Between the tiles and above ceiling insulation we have to go outside to see if raining.
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    I have plenty. A good friend brings cases of dark...

    I have plenty. A good friend brings cases of dark beer lao about every month. No tax. :) He is also in the lumber business. Brings 3 big barges full of wood over the Mekong around midnight every...
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    Looks you are well on your way to getting the...

    Looks you are well on your way to getting the show on the road. This is my house buikd thread. I put it here because simular in size to your plan. Was built 16 years ago so keep that in mind re cost...
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    Sticky: Side note. Went from Roi Et to Buriram last week...

    Side note. Went from Roi Et to Buriram last week to visit an old friend who happens to be a Thai and author of English language books about Isaan.

    Absolutely zero problem entering either...
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    Might be useful to give this a look as well. :) ...

    Might be useful to give this a look as well. :)

    Thai black magic?
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    Sticky: Ok, let's get practical. Here I sit in ban nok...

    Ok, let's get practical. Here I sit in ban nok Roi Et and wish to drive to Bangkok tomorrow for a cup of tea. Fully vaccinated with paper to prove it.

    Wtf must I do upon arrival?
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    Welcome to the forum mate! Browse around the...

    Welcome to the forum mate! Browse around the construction forum. Teak Door has a vast library of construction threads with all sorts of good info.
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    Sticky: There certainly will be. Much more to be sure....

    There certainly will be. Much more to be sure. :ourrules:
  45. Thread: Turkey chicks?

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    Chicks immune systems are undeveloped so catch...

    Chicks immune systems are undeveloped so catch all sorts of diseases.
    In this case appears exposure and resultant illness. When rain and cold chicks must be kept in a coup.

    If your BiL expects...
  46. That's because it is mate. The whole deal is...

    That's because it is mate. The whole deal is goofey mainly because there is no detail. It is open ended. About the only thing that is vaguely firm is we are talking 9 subs. Cost and schedule are...
  47. Key word being "former". Now we have 3 formers....

    Key word being "former". Now we have 3 formers. All adds up to 3 blokes with zero power other than the ability to post on crikey.com or their own blog....
  48. ...:smileylaughing:...

    ...:smileylaughing:...
  49. Well that sure disqualifies me. :)

    Well that sure disqualifies me. :)
  50. Thread: Ribeye roast?

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    Or 1.5 inch steaks. ;)

    Or 1.5 inch steaks. ;)
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