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    You obviously have forgotten how the CIA covertly...

    You obviously have forgotten how the CIA covertly influenced the Chilean military to overthrew a democratically elected government, and install a military dictator, who then proceeded to kill 1000's...
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    Obviously you know very little about DU, the...

    Obviously you know very little about DU, the major advantage it offers is that it is pyrophoric, and literally burns through armour

    Its also extremely toxic both as a metal and as Uranium Oxide...
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    Whilst that was the case, they did not have to...

    Whilst that was the case, they did not have to use Uranium 238 munitions (1/2 life of 4.5 Billion years), so effectively contaminating the land and water courses for eternity.
  4. This was in the Guardian newspaper today, and...

    This was in the Guardian newspaper today, and reportedly he paid them 50,000 Bhatt to off Mr Hogg and his Mrs.

    Perhaps they were desperate for work and offered the BIL a BOGOF deal. as it shows...
  5. It would have been lower still if they had not...

    It would have been lower still if they had not banned e-cigarettes, preferring instead to protect a revenue stream ahead of improving the health of the smoking population.

    Seem to remember many...
  6. TBH I am not really worried by their financial...

    TBH I am not really worried by their financial situation, my only interest is in securing her share of the land parcel at a realistic price, for my sons future benefit.

    When they agreed to buy...
  7. Thanks Jim, its all good advice, 100%...

    Thanks Jim, its all good advice,



    100% agree with that, which I why I have asked the Mrs to get more information from her family members who say it is not possible, it will be interesting to...
  8. David, My knowledge of running a 7/11...

    David,

    My knowledge of running a 7/11 franchise in Thailand is very limited, and is based upon what I have found on the internet and what my Mrs younger sister told us in the early honeymoon...
  9. Absolutely agree with you there, I learn't very...

    Absolutely agree with you there, I learn't very early on that Thailand is very much a buyer beware environment, and those who fail to carry out upfront checks are usually destined for an expensive...
  10. Your braver / more trusting than me, and if it...

    Your braver / more trusting than me, and if it works for you and your wifey who am I too argue with that.



    Thanks for the link, it is interesting reading about how someone succeeded in a very...
  11. Duplicate post.

    Duplicate post.
  12. Land ownership in an infants name, is it possible?

    As per the title, I have the opportunity to buy a plot of land in Thailand, and I would much prefer it to be in my sons name (both for security, and something for him when he is old enough to...
  13. Customs Broker / Freight Forwarder recommendations.....

    I would appreciate some advice on the logistics of getting a quantity of new and used circa 1950's engine parts back to the UK. Estimated weight about 5 Tonnes

    I now have sufficient for a LCL, but...
  14. https://teakdoor.com/images/TD/misc/quote_icon.png...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/TD/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Hugh Cow https://teakdoor.com/images/TD/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    There is also a risk of suffocation as CO2 leaks will...
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    Sellafield? AWE Aldermaston?

    Sellafield?



    AWE Aldermaston?
  16. Nothing wrong with Ammonia plants, if they are...

    Nothing wrong with Ammonia plants, if they are operated by diligent staff, and small leaks dealt with as soon as they appear.

    They were also popular for use in Ice rinks.

    You can smell a leak...
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    Better still get yourself a lotus Elan S2 Big...

    Better still get yourself a lotus Elan S2 Big Valve, no muscle car of the same era could keep up with one of these on a twisty B road, even in a straight line they were pretty quick.
  18. Sterling work by the Thai police, but I do wonder...

    Sterling work by the Thai police, but I do wonder why are they not so proactive in dealing with the Thai owned and operated loan sharking operations that proliferate all over the country. The skeptic...
  19. Do you really expect anything different from...

    Do you really expect anything different from someone who regularly pollutes threads with this offering:



    I have lost count of the number of times I have seen this, all over this forum.
  20. Obviously can't come up with a reasoned counter...

    Obviously can't come up with a reasoned counter response, so you resort to the old style over substance argument, still at least it's a variation on your more usual ad-hominem approach.
  21. Exactly, and done this way to ensure that no...

    Exactly, and done this way to ensure that no awkward questions were asked.

    With the exception of the Tacheotomy, she looks to be in remarkably good health, ie with no obvious physical impairments...
  22. I think your clutching at straws now, because if...

    I think your clutching at straws now, because if that were really the case. Then I am sure the two sides could be accommodated in two adjoining rooms separated by a laminated glass window between...
  23. As no extradition treaty is presently in place...

    As no extradition treaty is presently in place between the UK and Russia, then quite simply the Russians were not obliged to do so. As there was no legal framework to compel them to comply with the...
  24. The problem is with your eloquent assessment is...

    The problem is with your eloquent assessment is that the British secret services (and by extension, the British Government) have a serious credibility issue, ever since they said the Iraqis had...
  25. As far as I know, is he still a dual national, or...

    As far as I know, is he still a dual national, or do you know if he has renounced his RUSSIAN citizenship?

    Furthermore if that were the case then the Russians would know this for sure, and would...
  26. It did, and the Russian ambassador also noted the...

    It did, and the Russian ambassador also noted the same. But that does not change the fact that the Russians are entitled to speak with them under this convention. If only for the Skripals to tell...
  27. Your entitled to your opinion, but the fact of...

    Your entitled to your opinion, but the fact of the matter remains that the Russian ambassador to London has not been given diplomatic access to the Skripals, and that is clearly in direct...
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    HEU Highly Enriched Uranium ?

    HEU Highly Enriched Uranium ?
  29. If this was really the case, then I am certain...

    If this was really the case, then I am certain sure that that Starbucks would have long before now ensured that some suitably edited surveillance camera footage [AKA American at BKK airport style] of...
  30. You stated that With no evidence or links...

    You stated that



    With no evidence or links to articles to back up your assertion.

    But I am offering serious evidence that the American government (of whom John Bolton was part of) has...
  31. So you say, but Trumps new appointee and known...

    So you say, but Trumps new appointee and known hawk John Bolton pulled more than a few strings to ensure they got rid of the prevoius top man at the OPCW, because he did'nt capitulate to American...
  32. It would seem that the NSA are even more of a...

    It would seem that the NSA are even more of a threat to cyber security, by leaving themselves open to hacker attacks.

    Which then puts us all at risk, due to the hacking tools developed by the NSA ...
  33. More money than sense, they come into money, and...

    More money than sense, they come into money, and have the irresistible urge to go and buy the flashiest biggest motor they can get, just to be able to flaunt it all over social media, and show off...
  34. Interesting interview on Channel 4 news last...

    Interesting interview on Channel 4 news last night.

    When John Snow asks the Estonian prime minister why she expelled Russian diplomats, she replies "because we trust the British Government"
    ...
  35. Take a look at the Wiki article...

    Take a look at the Wiki article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regent%27s_University_London

    For them to have the status of a private university, would indicate they are not of the same ilk as the...
  36. It must have come as a real shock to him and his...

    It must have come as a real shock to him and his parents when they realised that brown paper enveloping the problem away was not an option in this situation.
  37. They obviously saw how well this approach has...

    They obviously saw how well this approach has worked for the American government, and decided to try it for themselves.
  38. /\ /\ /\ Interesting article in today's Guardian...

    /\ /\ /\ Interesting article in today's Guardian newspaper, which suggests the minister may have considerably sexed up the spooks assessment of the true situation, in order to deflect attention from...
  39. I am not calling you out on that statement, but I...

    I am not calling you out on that statement, but I would be genuinely interested to know if you had any figures to support that profit margin figure you gave.

    This article on the 7/11 franchise...
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    This will be a bonded in windscreen which will...

    This will be a bonded in windscreen which will require cutting out with a cheese wire. Invariably during the cutting out operation, paint scratches on the metalwork surrounding the windscreen will be...
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    Yes that is correct, but it would not be...

    Yes that is correct, but it would not be difficult to launch some towards American interests in Afghanistan (or anywhere else in the region that meets the same criteria), or at a stretch even towards...
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    Wrong again! Anything under 100KT is...

    Wrong again!

    Anything under 100KT is considered in military parlance as tactical.

    Hiroshima was 40KT, and a Trident D5 missile can have up to 8 off 80KT MIRVed warheads.



    Wrong again!
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    You obviously know very little about this...

    You obviously know very little about this subject, so let me give you an insight from a UK perspective.

    The UK's Trident nuclear warheads are designed ,manufactured, and built here AWE and are...
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    Unless you have the ability to case harden* using...

    Unless you have the ability to case harden* using case hardening compounds, then no amount of heat treatment will increase the hardness of mild steel, due to its low carbon content (hence why it is...
  45. CKD = Knock Down Kit Equipment that is...

    CKD = Knock Down Kit

    Equipment that is supplied in a partially assembled state, usually to allow for the incorporation of some locally made content, or to be finish assembled locally (hence...
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    Hence Thai cultural mandate #10: "Appropriate...

    Hence Thai cultural mandate #10:

    "Appropriate dress for Thai people consists of:
    "Uniforms, as position and opportunity permits;
  47. Thread: Damp Course

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    I also have wondered about the lack of a damp...

    I also have wondered about the lack of a damp proof course in the construction of Thai houses concrete framed houses, and it's long term effects.
    From my own observations of my in-laws house with no...
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    Prag's I promise I am not stalking you, but the...

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    Prag's I promise I am not stalking you, but the article you are quoting is not correct in that Calcuim carbide when used for this purpose generates Acetylene gas (C2H2), not Ethylene gas...
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    My mistake, I have now corrected the original...

    Are you 100% sure the Aux Generator engine was petrol? Either you're wrong or I have Alzheimer.[/QUOTE]

    My mistake, I have now corrected the original post.
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    That is incorrect in a number of respects: The...

    That is incorrect in a number of respects:
    The Cheifton MBT was not fitted with a bus engine, it was fitted with a Leyland L60 engine which was 6 cylinder horizontally opposed two stroke diesel...
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