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    Sticky: Just back from a 10km run, the second half was in...

    Just back from a 10km run, the second half was in the rain. Lovely.
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    ^ July 1st for government schools in Thailand,...

    ^ July 1st for government schools in Thailand, Jabir.


    That's the last I heard, anyway.
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    Indeed, very cool, Looper. The kookaburra looks...

    Indeed, very cool, Looper. The kookaburra looks darned good too. And that plane is much more interesting than Elon Musk.
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    It looks like a pig, Looper. A nice looking...

    It looks like a pig, Looper.


    A nice looking pig. :)
  5. ^ As a spotter for the police sniper?

    ^ As a spotter for the police sniper?
  6. Does that mean the Thai government has stopped...

    Does that mean the Thai government has stopped blocking porn sites?
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    Here she is 45 years later. YouTube...

    Here she is 45 years later.

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    Ohm y God. Did the employees put up any...

    Ohm y God. Did the employees put up any resistance?
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    Shocking. I wonder what sparked him off.

    Shocking. I wonder what sparked him off.
  10. If you have a nice car, don't live or park your...

    If you have a nice car, don't live or park your car in a car-crime hotspot!

    A car is stolen every 12 minutes in Australia. One in every 400 cars in Australia is stolen.

    Of course, other...
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    It's the hypocrisy of the chauvinistic "West".

    It's the hypocrisy of the chauvinistic "West".
  12. She'll need psychiatric help soon for being...

    She'll need psychiatric help soon for being bullied and victimised by non-white netizens!!
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    Some country-rock/pop. Pure Prairie League -...

    Some country-rock/pop.

    Pure Prairie League - Amie.

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    Yes, I came across that yesterday evening. As I...

    Yes, I came across that yesterday evening. As I didn't want to buy much anyway, I declined and went home.
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    I just remembered; it does not start until 8...

    I just remembered; it does not start until 8 June.

    UK-arrivals-8-June-quarantine-for-14-days-coronavirus | The Guardian
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    Yes, they have. Most people entering the UK are...

    Yes, they have. Most people entering the UK are supposed to self-quarantine now but there are some exemptions. Seafarers seem to be exempt.

    No mandatory quarantine for seafarers in Britain
  17. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: If they ever decide to mate, you know what to...

    If they ever decide to mate, you know what to call their offspring.

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2020/05/706.jpg
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    Sticky: So, a 50/50 chance of either. In other words, he...

    So, a 50/50 chance of either. In other words, he does not actually know - but he's not ruling anything out.



    The Trump effect. The truth matters little. Political point scoring matters much...
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    Some blues with Patrick McLaughlin YouTube...

    Some blues with Patrick McLaughlin

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    YouTube

    YouTube


    YouTube
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    ^ I saw a big scorpion the other night. I shone...

    ^ I saw a big scorpion the other night. I shone my torch on it and it turned and headed for the neighbours' house. Result.
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    He looks quite big. Fry him up, Mendip!

    He looks quite big. Fry him up, Mendip!
  22. Thread: Preferences

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    Yep. 2+3+C...

    Yep.

    2+3+C

    Only 3 months ago.
  23. Thread: Newbie here

    by Neverna
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    It appears you do not know the password or the...

    It appears you do not know the password or the secret handshake.

    https://teakdoor.com/attachments/famous-threads/51214-siam-thailand-bangkok-old-photo-thread-06-jpg
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    Yes, well presented, Pat. Well done.

    Yes, well presented, Pat. Well done.
  25. Thread: On my bike

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    A copper beech tree?

    A copper beech tree?
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    Perhaps only a temporary piece of modern art (or...

    Perhaps only a temporary piece of modern art (or a complete cock-up) until the construction was finished. It is not like that now.

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2020/05/569.jpg
  27. Yes, your own struggles. Are you asking...

    Yes, your own struggles.



    Are you asking about me personally, or you, or Thai students or ... ?

    Anyway, in such a situation, it seems you do not know many words at all in the text (at...
  28. Syllables in Thai can only have one of six final...

    Syllables in Thai can only have one of six final consonant sounds (m, n, ng, k, p or t). Syllables spelt with other final letters change the sound of that final letter to one of those 6 sounds. For...
  29. ^ L1 interference (first language...

    ^ L1 interference (first language interference/mother tongue interference/the application of linguistic features from one language to another)

    L1 interference is a potential problem for all...
  30. :smileylaughing: So they can read and write...

    :smileylaughing:

    So they can read and write Thai after being at school for many years and they come across a new word and you think they cannot read it because there is no space between the...
  31. Thai students learn each word seperately - and if...

    Thai students learn each word seperately - and if a word has more than one syllable, Thai teachers break down the words into single syllables.
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    Oh dear, illegal TEFLer taxi doesn't want anyone...

    Oh dear, illegal TEFLer taxi doesn't want anyone to ask questions and dons his white-knight gear for a newly registered member. That usually means one thing.

    Hi Smeg! :wavey:
  33. More quality teaching for Thai students this week...

    More quality teaching for Thai students this week ...

    2m38s to 3m30s.

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  34. Start crowd funding on GoFundMe?

    Start crowd funding on GoFundMe?
  35. The problem as I see it is not just that this...

    The problem as I see it is not just that this young teacher is not good at English - there are plenty of others like her in Thailand - it is that she was asked or selected to be recorded for the...
  36. Skip to 1 minute 52s into the video. YouTube...

    Skip to 1 minute 52s into the video.

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  37. I'm sure there will be much worse than poor...

    I'm sure there will be much worse than poor pronunciation. Give it time.
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    I meant, what TD nic did you use before, not your...

    I meant, what TD nic did you use before, not your email. Your current nic is "sourmanflint". What was your previous one? Or does your reply above mean you cannot remember it?
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    All of them. :) But if you're looking for...

    All of them. :)

    But if you're looking for names: snubby, ao, Ant, Dillinger, Luigi, snakeeyes.

    And for the 90k brigade, I think you are in that category, Dave, though there are probably at...
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    What was your previous nic, sourmanflint?

    What was your previous nic, sourmanflint?
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    Four silvers is 120,000 points. There are half a...

    Four silvers is 120,000 points. There are half a dozen posters who can give that many points with one repo.


    Just under 210,000 points. Looks like he has got 2 green repos now - one of 120,000...
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    Didn't Barry Kenyon used to be the British...

    Didn't Barry Kenyon used to be the British Honorary Consul in Pattaya?




    A quick google check says he was. Don't know if he still is.

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    You mean 300 vegan doctors want the British...

    You mean 300 vegan doctors want the British public to try going vegan for the month of May.
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    I always thought futons were just Japanese...

    I always thought futons were just Japanese mattresses but it seems you want a sofa that folds flat so you can sleep on it if required. Is that right, JPPR?
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    Obsession is at the heart of intricate success as...

    Obsession is at the heart of intricate success as eternal stillness projects onto infinite miracles. Contrary to the fanciful notion it is still not comprehended by the occidental. Shouldn't...
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    ^ A hot day to be sitting out in the sun.

    ^ A hot day to be sitting out in the sun.
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    Maduro claims Guaido planned Venezuela 'invasion'...

    Maduro claims Guaido planned Venezuela 'invasion' while at White House

    Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro alleged Wednesday that opposition leader Juan Guaido met with a former...
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    On her way back to Abuja, perhaps. Boombatta...

    On her way back to Abuja, perhaps. Boombatta airways special flight.
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    Free Luigi from El Chang! Italian-Irish lives...

    Free Luigi from El Chang!

    Italian-Irish lives matter!
  50. Thread: Daily Moan

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    ^ Stop moaning and start digging, Troy! ...

    ^ Stop moaning and start digging, Troy!



    Finished yet? :biggrin:
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