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    Well, it's been a couple of days of rushing...

    Well, it's been a couple of days of rushing about. Wednesday's increased order was a spoof from another grower. SIL took the order, wife got suspicious and double checked...luckily we stopped at...
  2. Was that for the lobotomy?

    Was that for the lobotomy?
  3. Thread: One Clown Fewer

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    ^ can't you just fuck off and die you silly...

    ^ can't you just fuck off and die you silly fucking arsehole...
  4. ^ my bad, applies to B777 as well. Not sure why...

    ^ my bad, applies to B777 as well. Not sure why US decided on the higher frequency for 5G. Well known issue published back in Nov 2020 following trials in Tel Aviv.
  5. ^ after the 21 years are up, as per the clause in...

    ^ after the 21 years are up, as per the clause in his sentence.
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    There is little profit in farming in our area,...

    There is little profit in farming in our area, certainly nothing like the gains you can make from durian or mangosteen.

    The family were having a good joke about my work here compared to my hourly...
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    Since childhood, I've never had a problem growing...

    Since childhood, I've never had a problem growing anything until I came to Isaan. I grew up in rural England and spent many a happy day maintaining orchards, vegetable and flower gardens.

    When I...
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    Meanwhile, for the effort the family have put...

    Meanwhile, for the effort the family have put into this venture, I had a second deep well pump put in and this has allowed a few more rai of land to be used during the off season.

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    There...
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    I was expecting this to be the last week of...

    I was expecting this to be the last week of picking, however, looking at the plants, there are still a lot of blooms to come and can take orders for next week as well.

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    We will...
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    ^ The wife bought 6000 plants for B9000 but we...

    ^ The wife bought 6000 plants for B9000 but we don't know if they came from open pollinated or F1 seed. One of our customers has recommended somewhere for seed the next time we grow and that will...
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    ^ switch is so stupid he has to jump off a cliff...

    ^ switch is so stupid he has to jump off a cliff and hit the ground before he'll believe it will hurt him. Beforehand it's just speculation...
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    Sticky: Extraordinary deduction ... Good Lord, give him a...

    Extraordinary deduction ... Good Lord, give him a banana!

    Meanwhile, I'm a bit concerned that the UK is playing down Omicron when the deaths yesterday were up to 438...

    COVID Live - Coronavirus...
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    Morning world... 81456 81457 There's a...

    Morning world...

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    There's a big pond down there, somewhere ...
  14. Apparently, this only applies to 5G networks in...

    Apparently, this only applies to 5G networks in the US and to the B787. The US are operating 5G at a higher frequency than in Europe and it is uncomfortably close to the Rad Alt frequency used on...
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    The blundering idiot Dominic Raab is defending...

    The blundering idiot Dominic Raab is defending Boris and saying he'll be PM for many years to come...

    ...I guess that means Boris will be out on his ear soon.
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    Interesting you should mention cooperatives. It...

    Interesting you should mention cooperatives. It was the first thing that sprang to mind when I first came to the village. I couldn't even get agreement within the extended family let alone the rest...
  17. ^ he lost the tie-break, which is why it went to...

    ^ he lost the tie-break, which is why it went to a fifth set..

    Sorry your result confused me.

    6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.
  18. Thread: Dinner

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    It's a steak, not bloody sausages!

    It's a steak, not bloody sausages!
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    ^ His approval rating is down to 23% and 2/3 of...

    ^ His approval rating is down to 23% and 2/3 of voters think he should resign.

    More brexit regulations have been in since the start of the year, that's more paperwork, something that Gove &...
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    Has he resigned yet? That would scare a few... ...

    Has he resigned yet? That would scare a few...

    ...what's this about the military taking over the Channel patrols? They have to follow the same rules. I guess it just means Priti Patel has worked...
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    We've had a lot of common keelback snakes in the...

    We've had a lot of common keelback snakes in the garden recently, probably because of the pond and frogs. The dogs hardly notice them and I have come close to treading on them more than once as they...
  22. I see that England's number one is out of the...

    I see that England's number one is out of the open as well...bet he had a better excuse...
  23. Thread: Breakfast

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    The wife offered me some minced rat, steamed in...

    The wife offered me some minced rat, steamed in banana leaf with a side dish of mole crickets.

    I decided on a bowl of muesli with pineapple...
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    Not even that far ...Biden's Autobiography has...

    Not even that far ...Biden's Autobiography has been published as well as other books...Trump used ghostwriter and has several books as well as the hundreds written about him.
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    Umm... the Queen's father was King George VI not...

    Umm... the Queen's father was King George VI not Edward VIII...
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    ^ Except brexit doesn't really apply to NI...

    ^ Except brexit doesn't really apply to NI ...they were thrown under a bus by Boris...remember.
  27. Thread: The Ashes Tour

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    Jeez, they need deporting and given a 3 year ban...

    Jeez, they need deporting and given a 3 year ban for that innings...
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    Dream on tax... ...It's only fitting that...

    Dream on tax...

    ...It's only fitting that Boris is at the helm now the majority have realised just how big a mistake Brexit was.

    The UK keep fooling themselves about Covid, money is more...
  29. Thread: The Ashes Tour

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    ^ Don't count on it... ...England haven't made...

    ^ Don't count on it...

    ...England haven't made a decent innings yet.
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    I know your frustrations, it can be soul...

    I know your frustrations, it can be soul destroying sometimes. I used to have a vegetable garden but won't bother again until I live here permanently. Every year I would double dig 5x20 ft plots and...
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    ^ You make several good points shutree and this...

    ^ You make several good points shutree and this has been a good exercise in management for the wife and her BIL.

    I was not happy in a single buyer and even less happy when I heard they were coming...
  32. Providing false information doesn't appear to be...

    Providing false information doesn't appear to be a part of the government's argument. They have given him a slap wrist for that but say the effect is neutral...

    I guess they lost that line of...
  33. Thread: Top 50 Junk

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    I was on the way down to San Diego with a...

    I was on the way down to San Diego with a colleague and he suggested the place since we started off before hotel breakfast. I remember saying at the time that I'd had my sugar allowance for the year...
  34. Thread: Top 50 Junk

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    ^ That's the one...surprised it's not on the list.

    ^ That's the one...surprised it's not on the list.
  35. The Australian government is putting a very weak...

    The Australian government is putting a very weak case before the court. Is this just for show?
  36. Thread: Top 50 Junk

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    I'm not sure it's any of your business and it was...

    I'm not sure it's any of your business and it was quite a while ago now. I was doing some work for Delta at their hub in Atlanta. All my stays in the US were business rather than holiday and work...
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    ^ Interesting, didn't know... Grand niece had...

    ^ Interesting, didn't know...

    Grand niece had a couple of nights in the hospital while they ran some tests. Chemo has worked its magic and the spots on her liver have reduced significantly. They...
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    ^ Well there's always a possibility, we'll see....

    ^ Well there's always a possibility, we'll see. No-one has ever grown marigolds in our area before. BIL and his wife did really well and worked hard. The wife learnt most of the stuff from the...
  39. Thread: Top 50 Junk

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    ^ I frequented a Taco Bell in Buckhead Atlanta...

    ^ I frequented a Taco Bell in Buckhead Atlanta and food was pretty good...guess it depends where you are...
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    I don't see a business case for a tractor or for...

    I don't see a business case for a tractor or for more land at the moment. The addition of the water pumps is a start and I'd like to see some money being made. The main problem is supply and demand...
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    ...that's better, must have been too many in one...

    ...that's better, must have been too many in one post...

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    Those photos in #4 don't appear on my mobile and...

    Those photos in #4 don't appear on my mobile and one fails on my laptop so I'll try again with them...

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    We set up a small shack next to the field for...

    We set up a small shack next to the field for flower sorting to make it easier for the pickers...

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    Although I did help with putting in the support canes and string, picking was out for me...
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    It was just enough land to support a small family...

    It was just enough land to support a small family with rice for the year with some spare in good years for sale. It wasn't enough to support a family without additional working, which is not easy to...
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    ^^ Nor me but they are there when I click on the...

    ^^ Nor me but they are there when I click on the attachment. Also if I try and edit they are showing...

    ...did I put too many in one post? Any ideas how to fix, anyone?
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    One thing's for sure, the locals will never...

    One thing's for sure, the locals will never starve...they can eat anything and everything...

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    ...and a picnic in the rice fields is always fun...

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    81260 Early January and the flowers were ready...

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    Early January and the flowers were ready to pick. However, there was a slight hiccup as the company wouldn't come until the following week and these blooms would be too old by then. I...
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    We arrived back in Thailand at the end of...

    We arrived back in Thailand at the end of November and after repairs and cleanup had a look to see how the plants were doing in early December...

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    The plants didn't look too bad but they...
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    What's on your farm/small holding?

    I was going to start a thread about our experiences on the small holding we have this year. However, that wouldn't be enough for a thread so I thought it best to throw it open to the forum to share...
  50. They should have any appeal launched after the...

    They should have any appeal launched after the tournament...

    Seriously though this hasn't done Australia or Novak any good. Will he be allowed to compete anywhere this year after his admissions...
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