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    Yea, numbers is numbers and they are all...

    Yea, numbers is numbers and they are all relative.

    The point is - your lot in life, or the success you have achieved - even though you may describe it as "pure shit" - is far better than most.
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  2. ref Post 6 (3) Non-Thai nationals who are...

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    (3) Non-Thai nationals who are spouses, parents, or children of Thai nationals (click here for more information)

    Currently, the following types of visas are NOT permitted to enter...
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    Fuck Backspin - look around. Your "pure shit" is...

    Fuck Backspin - look around. Your "pure shit" is pure candy to many folk.

    Nearly Half the World Lives on Less than $5.50 a Day

    "while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the...
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  5. Yes, conditionally. Right now I feel relatively...

    Yes, conditionally. Right now I feel relatively safe. Comparative to the crises occurring in Covid hot spots.

    I have no intention of leaving my relatively safe haven in Thailand. I am willing to...
  6. The USS Missouri on September 2, 1945 55791...

    The USS Missouri on September 2, 1945
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    Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signs the Instrument of Surrender on behalf of the Japanese Government, on board USS Missouri (BB-63), 2...
  7. :thinking: Probably afraid of hitting...

    :thinking: Probably afraid of hitting friendlies. :yanky:



    You sure? :privateeye: Looks just like the one in the movie. :sad2:
  8. WWII Japanese – go ahead and make it a weekend....

    WWII Japanese – go ahead and make it a weekend. Head on over to Kanchanaburi. Visit the bridge on the River Kwaii, the museums, the cemeteries. See the historic reminders of the atrocities committed...
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    Sticky: Just a bit more bad news on the Corona Virus...

    Just a bit more bad news on the Corona Virus front – although we did know this, or at least expected it, now the Medicos have verified it.

    Asymptomatic folk are contagious – as contagious as sick...
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    Sticky: Yup, here we all are, in the middle of a...

    Yup, here we all are, in the middle of a world-wide pandemic that is causing a response that can be characterized as borderline panic. Here on TD we are appalled at good ole America world leader in...
  11. Thread: Dinner

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    This evening, spiced prawns and vegetables. A bit...

    This evening, spiced prawns and vegetables. A bit disappointed in the size of the prawns. Our Moo Baan vendor usually brought some good sized prawns. Seems less folk are willing to pay for the larger...
  12. The Nation/Thai Visas take on it - below. ...

    The Nation/Thai Visas take on it - below.

    "Forgery" "Fake" "preliminary investigation" "fake visas" "fake documents" "fake rubber stamps" - certain there are quite a few folk that aren't going to...
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    Quick Thai lunch from a street vendor. Pork...

    Quick Thai lunch from a street vendor.
    Pork balls, chicken, spicy chicken and sticky rice.
    Good and quick meal.

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    "easier" is a subjective term and is not...

    "easier" is a subjective term and is not conclusive, it is opinion - what may appear to be easier for one may, in fact, be far more difficult for another. Any and all situations change. As everything...
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    That is it in a nutshell. Regardless of the...

    That is it in a nutshell.

    Regardless of the projected feeling - the playing field is level, you/I/he/she are competing against each other in any real estate market - if someone out bids me on a...
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    In 2020, Hong Kong had the most expensive...

    In 2020, Hong Kong had the most expensive residential property market worldwide, with an average property price of 1.25 million U.S. dollars.
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    Then why the bellyaching? But, if I was in...

    Then why the bellyaching?



    But, if I was in a position that I used descriptives such as "passionately hate" and "dread" you can bet your ass I'd be long gone and moving on to greener...
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    Don't hold your breath - I'm done, finished,...

    Don't hold your breath - I'm done, finished, caput... ain't gonna lift a finger.

    Don't like your world - Fix It...

    Fingerpointing never, ever works... Good luck... Let us know how you make out....
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    Pretty simple solution to that - change it. Up to...

    Pretty simple solution to that - change it. Up to you - nobody will fix it for you... :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: A bit of clarification concerning those allowed...

    A bit of clarification concerning those allowed potential entry into Thailand - Not an Official Announcement - from the Pattaya Mail Newsletter


    Foreign tourists and retirees excluded from...
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    It is not MY evidence. It is what the author Bob...

    It is not MY evidence. It is what the author Bob Pisani used. Got a problem with the article, take it up with CNBC the publisher.

    On that note - if you look at investor comparatives - you will...
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    The original Post #2603 has the link The...

    The original Post #2603 has the link

    The Oracle on Gold - redacted for size

    http://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/29/gold-hits-all-time-high-but-warren-buffett-wont-buy-it-should-you.html
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    I'm not using any index nor am I grading gold -...

    I'm not using any index nor am I grading gold - got a problem with the article, take it up with CNBC. They published it.


    OK, let's see what he does...

    Warren Edward Buffett is an American...
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    Gold - to each their own. Beauty's in the eye of...

    Gold - to each their own. Beauty's in the eye of the beholder and, more importantly - It is Your Money, you suffer the benefit and/or the consequence


    The Oracle on Gold - redacted for size
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    Sticky: Corona Virus Vaccine redacted BBC News: ...

    Corona Virus Vaccine

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    BBC News: Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one?
    By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent 21 July 2020

    Coronavirus...
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    Sticky: Meanwhile, back in Thailand, which has done...

    Meanwhile, back in Thailand, which has done admirably well in its response to protecting its people from the pandemic, we have this:

    Money, money, money, It's all about the Money!

    Thailand...
  27. No, you are not wrong. However, you can apply for...

    No, you are not wrong. However, you can apply for or request a certificate of entry - doesn't mean the Thai Embassy will grant it. Plus, there are a slew of conditions, tests, insurance, etc. see the...
  28. The "those-with-money-to-burn" organization ;)

    The "those-with-money-to-burn" organization ;)
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    Sticky: OK – for the bikers – Sturgis is a Go… like a...

    OK – for the bikers – Sturgis is a Go… like a silly little thing such as Covids gonna stop real men, and the few real women that accompany them… in your dreams - lightweights

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    That speaks volumes and places the validity of...

    That speaks volumes and places the validity of Covid (confirmed) numbers reported in question. :thinking:
  31. Thread: Dinner

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    Simple Thai fare. Pork steak and sauteed...

    Simple Thai fare. Pork steak and sauteed vegetables over jasmine rice followed by a dessert of rambutan and noi na.

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    Holy fuck - not the cost conscious consumer are...

    Holy fuck - not the cost conscious consumer are we? :rofl:

    Well, considering I have all of maybe $200 in gold jewelry, let's hope so... Certainly ain't the astute deep pockets gold laden...
  33. Thread: Airline News

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    Not really airline news - more of a spot-on...

    Not really airline news - more of a spot-on public service announcement.

    For our frequent fliers, and, not so frequent fliers - compliments of a friend...

    The Honest Pre-flight Safety...
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    Sticky: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-mask-pose-he...

    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-mask-pose-health.html

    Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?

    by The Associated Press

    No, not for most people. Babies and toddlers should not wear...
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    Sticky: The Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) - Global...

    The Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) - Global Dashboard - PEMANDU Associates

    FYI Nam is ranked #24
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    Sticky: Thailand and Covid-19 For what it's worth......

    Thailand and Covid-19

    For what it's worth... It's good to be Number One.


    http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/thailand-ranked-number-one-on-the-global-covid-19-recovery-index-309455
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    Sticky: http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/herman-cain-obitu...

    http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/herman-cain-obituary/2020/07/30/id/979733/

    Herman Cain Dies From Coronavirus at 74

    Herman Cain — the maverick American business czar and Republican presidential...
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    Reminds me of khmer :question12:

    Reminds me of khmer :question12:
  39. My belief is the numbers are correct. In todays...

    My belief is the numbers are correct. In todays day and age where just about every walking human has a smart phone - if the hospitals were seeing Covid cases we would know it.

    Could the Thai...
  40. Juries out on that. Considering the factual data...

    Juries out on that. Considering the factual data that 70-80% of infected persons are asymptomatic. How do you Protect resident Thai Citizens from repatriated Thai citizens?

    Are the Thai...
  41. Well, the economic impact. However, considering...

    Well, the economic impact. However, considering these facts. Covid-19 is affecting 213 countries.
    WORLDWIDE: 6,924,479 cases and 664,226 deaths.
    THAILAND: 3,297 cases and 58...
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    Actually I give him the benefit of the doubt -...

    Actually I give him the benefit of the doubt - operating engineers, heavy equipment operators don't need a college degree. You just need to get accepted into local 825s apprenticeship program (not an...
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    Yup, TD has more than its share of malcontents -...

    Yup, TD has more than its share of malcontents - they accumulate here because no other forum will have them.

    Yes, this is the "Newbies Section NO FLAMING, NO ABUSE OR ANY NASTINESS tolerated in...
  45. ahh yes, another willy whoosh moment... :rofl:

    ahh yes, another willy whoosh moment... :rofl:
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    Sticky: Well, from my most recent US local paper the...

    Well, from my most recent US local paper the Philadelphia Inquirer

    JEFF FUSCO / FOR THE INQUIRER
    Visitors pack the boardwalk in Ocean City on July 4, many not wearing a mask or social...
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    Operating Engineers?

    Operating Engineers?
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    Welcome aboard - give us a clue. Where are you...

    Welcome aboard - give us a clue. Where are you at? What do you do?
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    Sticky: Well Snub, could just say that Americans are...

    Well Snub, could just say that Americans are willing to die for their freedom... from wearing a face mask.

    Stupid is as stupid does... there is a hefty price to be paid for stupidity, it may...
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    Sticky: Have had conversations with friends in Australia,...

    Have had conversations with friends in Australia, Israel, USA and, of course, Thailand concerning Covid. Plus a discussion concerning tourism and its imminent return to Thailand – yea, right.

    So,...
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