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    They must have a glut of them, there was a...

    They must have a glut of them, there was a freezer full at TOPS in Thonglor yesterday as well. I noticed when I was looking for kippers! And yes, I know a turkey is a bit different to a kipper.
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    It's gotta be said, those pies look great, as did...

    It's gotta be said, those pies look great, as did the sausage roll. The pastry looks top notch to me and not too heavy.

    But how to get them if in Bkk?
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    I had a look at this earlier. As said above,...

    I had a look at this earlier. As said above, lot's of herbal stuff, soaps, jewellery, pottery, wooden utensils - plus a couple of small ponies and some cat's and dogs!

    In addition, a few places...
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    Thanks, but I'm aware of that, it's an old ad,...

    Thanks, but I'm aware of that, it's an old ad, out of stock. If I was going to buy on line, I would want to be comfortable with the dealer, say iconic watches in the UK. I'd rather see It in the...
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    Many thanks to both you and Tax for the...

    Many thanks to both you and Tax for the information. I mentioned it to my other half and I could see she was getting nervous - lol!

    What I would love to find is the Omega Seamaster Blue Titanium...
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    Thanks for that - another one to check out. ...

    Thanks for that - another one to check out.

    The 'main' watch fairs are generally held at the event halls at Central Chit Lom, Siam Paragon or Emquartier and are pretty well advertised throughout...
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    I have an interest as well, although generally...

    I have an interest as well, although generally with more modern watches. But I would be quite happy to add a couple of vintage pieces if I came across the right ones. I'm in Thonglor so intend to go...
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    Seems like you have an interest in watches....

    Seems like you have an interest in watches. Thanks for the heads up on soi23, do you know of any other little hidden away places that sell quality pre-owned watches? I'm aware of what's on offer...
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    Poll: The whole trade thing is a red herring. No-one is...

    The whole trade thing is a red herring. No-one is going to accept losing business and money because of petty politics. Americans and Germans want to sell their goods in the UK, we are, after all,...
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    No.38 on the list is looking good for me! Will be...

    No.38 on the list is looking good for me! Will be in Noosa for Christmas and looking forward to having an aussie burger again as it's been a while - and they had better have beetroot or else I'll...
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    I just got back from a couple of weeks in Blighty...

    I just got back from a couple of weeks in Blighty and bought 800 tea bags back with me.

    I like tea and I drink lots of it, no milk or sugar.

    Hate coffee.

    I like Ahmads evening tea which you...
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    I assume you're referring to Steve Coll's book?...

    I assume you're referring to Steve Coll's book? It's very good.

    The connections are only staggering because of what the wayward son subsequently became and what he did.

    The family are probably...
  13. Here you go - ...

    Here you go -

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thammasat_University_massacre
  14. You could make the trip across Thailand an easy...

    You could make the trip across Thailand an easy one and head down to the Dan Singkhon Burmese border crossing and head to the coast at Prachuap Khiri Khan - must be all of 20km!

    I once walked...
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    Great photo's of a great place. I've visited a...

    Great photo's of a great place. I've visited a few times since my 1st trip in 1980, but not been back for 10 years. Seeing this thread means that will be rectified sooner rather than later.
  16. That's such a moving image and the first time I...

    That's such a moving image and the first time I have seen it for years. I recall 'interpreting' this image, just focusing on the child, for a drawing submitted for my O level art exam back in 1974....
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    Great thread and photo's - will do as you suggest...

    Great thread and photo's - will do as you suggest sooner rather than later.
  18. I assume he's cycling back down to London Town?

    I assume he's cycling back down to London Town?
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    My old man was in the navy during WW2 and ended...

    My old man was in the navy during WW2 and ended up with three tats on his arms, all started when under the influence and then really needed to be finished.

    I'm over 50 and for sure when growing...
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    Central have pulled out. They have the land, but...

    Central have pulled out. They have the land, but no build, at least not yet. Shame really, as a TOPS supermarket would have been good and hopefully made the Mall's Fresh Mart pull their finger out. ...
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    Yup, me too. I get QP magazine sent to me in...

    Yup, me too. I get QP magazine sent to me in Korat. Not cheap, but worth it.
  22. Thread: Jeremy Corbyn

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    Well, he's hardly a working class hero. I doubt...

    Well, he's hardly a working class hero. I doubt up to a month or so ago that many had even heard of him! Still he lives in Islington, just the place for a nice middle class boy from the shires with a...
  23. You can make that 8 now! Great read.

    You can make that 8 now!

    Great read.
  24. They might be, but they're required as part of...

    They might be, but they're required as part of the visa application. so need to be completed in Thailand.
  25. This reminded me of a report I read the other day...

    This reminded me of a report I read the other day and when I used google to find it, I was amazed of the number of reports about stone going missing! You might have to take a bit of care on your next...
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    Enjoying the thread - thanks. I intend visiting...

    Enjoying the thread - thanks. I intend visiting next year, so really helpful.
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    Great thread, really enjoyable / interesting. ...

    Great thread, really enjoyable / interesting.

    Hope you had more than the one white shirt (where's a smiley when you need one?)!
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    Mass produced cider uses concentrate and...

    Mass produced cider uses concentrate and shouldn't be confused with the producers using real apples. Not sure the latter is available in LOS? On saying that, a cold cider poured over ice is very...
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    Thats the one I was referring to in my earlier...

    Thats the one I was referring to in my earlier post. Its dead, its full of undeleted spam.

    The Hua Hin forum is the best bet and like a few local forums, is very popular.
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    Nowt to do with the wail. Its based on personal...

    do you have the stats to prove your assertion, or is it just your own Daily Mail perception[/QUOTE]

    Nowt to do with the wail. Its based on personal knowledge from working in the system. See it...
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    Well, have to hand it to Toby 451. I have no idea...

    Well, have to hand it to Toby 451. I have no idea where I am in the political spectrum these days and won't vote again - whats the point? But his views on the euro invasion are spot on IMHO and go...
  32. Nope, all those you list are. For Gawds sake,...

    Nope, all those you list are.

    For Gawds sake, every successful club is reaching out for new markets, what applies for Chelsea equally applies to the other big clubs and some that were, like the...
  33. This Chelsea fans family originate from Sands...

    This Chelsea fans family originate from Sands End, look it up. I'm 3rd generation and not the last.

    We're not Manure.
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    [QUOTE=Fluke;2332546] Actually, because they...

    Actually, because they are on (yeah, right) low pay, they claim benefit, whether paying taxes or not. Even the dumbest of migrants has learnt how to play the system. They're not working all hours for...
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    Can you judge the character of a town by the...

    Can you judge the character of a town by the number of 7/11's it has?
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    Ha-Ha! My one and only songkran to date was spent...

    Ha-Ha! My one and only songkran to date was spent in Hua Hin and I had a great time! Getting into town was busy, but fun, just keep the windows up. Getting out was easy, just avoid the drunken...
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    Give it 6 months and that local shop will have a...

    Give it 6 months and that local shop will have a makeover and become 'Polski sklep'.

    Enjoy.
  38. Thread: Melbourne Cup

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    And trained by Harrry Dunlop at Windsor House...

    And trained by Harrry Dunlop at Windsor House Stables in Lambourn, thats England, before being sold to Oz!
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    There was for a while, I've just loooked and...

    There was for a while, I've just loooked and can't find it and the last time I had a look, there was only one man and his dog posting. Apart from here, your best bet is the Hua Hin Forum, the two...
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    Biased - moi? Wicked accusation! Actually, I...

    Biased - moi? Wicked accusation!

    Actually, I thought Cole had been drugged.

    Probably by Baines!
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    Tom Paxton was mentioned. A good man, he wrote a...

    Tom Paxton was mentioned. A good man, he wrote a song about one of my favourite songwriters, who he was good friends with in those early days in Greenwich village. A topical singer as he liked to...
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    Not judging by his performance the other night he...

    Not judging by his performance the other night he isn't. There's a big void there now and it showed. Even Hart flapped. I think Cahill's a better bet.
  43. Your comments are bang out of order! On the...

    Your comments are bang out of order!

    On the common, you are in reach of three of the best Youngs pubs that God has bestowed on this green and pleasant land - and you are drinking Abbots! WTF are...
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    The bad news is that our local Thai shop now...

    The bad news is that our local Thai shop now stocks salt crabs, the good news is that the missus doesn't like them! Somtam with peanut butter was a 1st for me!

    Nice to see you here Toddmeister! :)
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    If it was in a city that is blue skied most of...

    If it was in a city that is blue skied most of the time and reflected that, it might be ok. But London is mainly grey and having been up close to the thing and seeing it from afar on a typical London...
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    Most farangs are to be found a few k's south of...

    Most farangs are to be found a few k's south of the town around the area where the Coral hotel is. Try these sites:

    bangsaphanguide.com/

    bangsaphanguide.com/forum/index.php
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    Not estate agents, but quite a few places on...

    Not estate agents, but quite a few places on here:

    bahtsold.com
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    Thanks for that Mathos, whilst the knorr stock...

    Thanks for that Mathos, whilst the knorr stock pot / cube is a good reliable stand-by that I use a lot, I'd never heard of 'More Than Gourmet Glace d'Agneau Gold' or the rest of the range - I've had...
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    Hi Mathos, I do like the look of that Lamb stew!...

    Hi Mathos, I do like the look of that Lamb stew! I came here from the Lancs thread in the hope you'd let on about what stock was used?

    And thanks for the ongoing travel thread!
  50. Coopers Sparkling Ale isn't a lager.

    Coopers Sparkling Ale isn't a lager.
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