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    Katie, no food distribution yet here, but we've...

    Katie, no food distribution yet here, but we've only been locked down 8 days, though many businesses closed a week before the quarantine. It is gotta be tough for many.

    I read the protesters in...
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    How does it ride?

    How does it ride?
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    Here's a sample from this morning's bakery...

    Here's a sample from this morning's bakery run....the pandasal are top middle.

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    ^ Ah shit

    ^ Ah shit
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    My time spent there was enough to appreciate the...

    My time spent there was enough to appreciate the influence the French imparted......
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    I would disagree, but I've been to Laos...have...

    I would disagree, but I've been to Laos...have you?
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    Wasn't pandasal, the woman in front of me got the...

    Wasn't pandasal, the woman in front of me got the last of the morning's lot. The pandasal I've had aren't that sweet, but I prefer the dinner rolls (ensaymada). Pandasal also has bread crumby bits...
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    Homemade pimento cheese sandwiches........

    Homemade pimento cheese sandwiches.....
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    ^ gotta admit I was underwhelmed. It looked...

    ^ gotta admit I was underwhelmed. It looked better in the bakery window.
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    You can buy ice.

    You can buy ice.
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    Another healthy breakfast...... Some sort of...

    Another healthy breakfast......

    Some sort of bun fresh from the bakery.

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  12. Thread: Dinner

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    Tonight....Fried chicken with fried green tomatos...

    Tonight....Fried chicken with fried green tomatos and rice with gravy

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    At Christmas a few years ago, I was asked to make...

    At Christmas a few years ago, I was asked to make a batch of spaghetti to serve the teeming masses for the school Christmas party.

    I couldn't use beef in the gravy, many Thais don't eat beef. I...
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    OP - mouse, bottom right corner?

    OP - mouse, bottom right corner?
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    My mom had the set...I guess my brother has them...

    My mom had the set...I guess my brother has them now.
  16. Nope, none of the Thais here could give a hoot in...

    Nope, none of the Thais here could give a hoot in hell.
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    I add mushrooms to mine.....its a winning recipe...

    I add mushrooms to mine.....its a winning recipe for sure.

    Thanks Tom!
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    The momma cat that is using my house as her...

    The momma cat that is using my house as her nursery for her kittens. We're the only house around without a dog it seems.

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  19. ^ wot he said...

    ^ wot he said...
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    Dill, those dogs looked perfect! Well done, sir.

    Dill, those dogs looked perfect! Well done, sir.
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    Hamburger steak and egg, topped with HP... ...

    Hamburger steak and egg, topped with HP...

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    Everyone is on foot. No taxis, jeepneys or...

    Everyone is on foot. No taxis, jeepneys or trikes so I won't be going far. This sucks.

    As tomorrow is payday and there is exactly one atm in the area, I wonder how thats going to work.
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    Quarentine - Day 1 I got up early this morning...

    Quarentine - Day 1

    I got up early this morning and went for a walk around the neighborhood. The bakeries and fruit and veg sellers were the only thing open, though it was only 7 am.

    To go out...
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    ^ The wife is going to try to get a list of rules...

    ^ The wife is going to try to get a list of rules from the local authorities this afternoon when my pass is delivered.
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    Thanks Katie for all the info, I've been showing...

    Thanks Katie for all the info, I've been showing my wife your messages and they've helped a ton!

    The wife just got a bunch of water and we're stocked up on food for easily the next 10 days.
    ...
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    Hi Katie, PLDT prepaid routers are "out of...

    Hi Katie,

    PLDT prepaid routers are "out of stock" of course. We've got one from Globe but it's worthless.
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    Katie, Here's the notice....Savemore had their...

    Katie,

    Here's the notice....Savemore had their booze covered up and this notice was in 7/11.

    I figured I'd get my hoodlum nephew on the job. :)

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    I was told by a student today that getting...

    I was told by a student today that getting alcohol delivered was no problem in BKK.

    Maybe I'll start writing my "Thailand - WTF" novel along the lines of Slap.
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    Most of her family lives in Bangkok, but there is...

    Most of her family lives in Bangkok, but there is a smattering of aunts and uncles here.

    More great news! No alcohol sales are allowed at all, starting today, to prevent gatherings of people.
    ...
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    Thanks for the info Katie, we can still travel...

    Thanks for the info Katie, we can still travel about town without a pass, but can't leave the city.
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    The big lockdown starts Monday for two weeks.

    The big lockdown starts Monday for two weeks.
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    pan seared chicken and fried rice 47225

    pan seared chicken and fried rice

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    Well, my luck is following me to the beautiful...

    Well, my luck is following me to the beautiful Philippines.....

    I started teaching online last weekend and have gotten a few repeat students that are enjoying my attempt to teach them English. A...
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    Sticky: Doing my online teaching thing, I taught a Thai...

    Doing my online teaching thing, I taught a Thai student today that was telling me about the sudden upsurge in cases.

    Her take.....

    So the government has said to stay home as much as possible...
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    ^ Had a spam sandwich last night out of...

    ^ Had a spam sandwich last night out of desperation. I'm going to get some grilled chicken and shred it up for sandwiches and salad.
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    Well, here's my two week update: The weather...

    Well, here's my two week update:

    The weather has been great. Clear, sunny and hot, but with a nice breeze. I do realize the storm season is right around the corner.

    One thing I'm already...
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    Bob's Cafe in Robinson's Mall.... 46675 210...

    Bob's Cafe in Robinson's Mall....

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    210 pesos/130B

    To be honest, I was just expecting one patty.
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    Here's a pic of the boxes... 46280

    Here's a pic of the boxes...
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    ^ we shared some corn chips and a bottle of...

    ^ we shared some corn chips and a bottle of water... tonight is grilled mackeral and kinilaw (cerveche) .

    For another rest period we stopped at Jollbees..for my last time. I sampled one of their...
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    We had some stuff to run and do today, at one...

    We had some stuff to run and do today, at one point we were asked to come back after lunch. My legs were killing me after all the walking yesterday, so we popped into the nearest restaurant......
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    ^ I was thinking the same day. In Bkk, many...

    ^ I was thinking the same day. In Bkk, many students take after school classes, however remember that all the asessments she takes are going to be in Thai, so maybe getting a strong Thai tutor you...
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    We used Seabra Movers in Bangkok. 5000 per box...

    We used Seabra Movers in Bangkok. 5000 per box and they are big boxes. Be aware though it might take a month or six weeks.

    We bringing the wife's desktop in my carry on bag. Cebu Pacific checked...
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    ^ Exactly, for me all I did is show up in here...

    ^ Exactly, for me all I did is show up in here with my wife. No visa applications, no embassy visit to beg for a visa, nothing and no questions asked.
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    ^ Its certainly not like Thailand. At some point...

    ^ Its certainly not like Thailand. At some point paperwork was submitted for every long term visa I've ever heard of there.
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    Found this hidden gem.... 4621846219

    Found this hidden gem....

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    I'm sitting here in the Wendy's in Manila airport...

    I'm sitting here in the Wendy's in Manila airport with a quick 4 hour layover.

    We got our boxes picked up to be shipped and got our of the house on Tuesday. Yesterday was spent doing errands...
  47. You've got the lao khao place down the...

    You've got the lao khao place down the road....buy that and you can drink it and sanitize with it dirt cheap. :)

    I would suggest vodka and tonics in case you need the quinine if the disease...
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    ^^ trail mix? For fucks sake.....

    ^^ trail mix?

    For fucks sake.....
  49. When I was in the PI, I hit up the ATM for 15K...

    When I was in the PI, I hit up the ATM for 15K pesos (10K thb) with a 250 peso charge.

    No problem.
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    I've love to buy it and have it shipped to my...

    I've love to buy it and have it shipped to my nieces...
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