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    So I've finally decided that I'll do my DM and...

    So I've finally decided that I'll do my DM and OWSI in Malaysia instead as I've been to previous courses run by the dive centre holding it. My understanding is that OWSIs get paid next to nothing too...
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    What a persistent emu! They can be needy animals...

    What a persistent emu! They can be needy animals if hand reared and very sociable and curious. I think it just wanted a cuddle:smileylaughing:
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    Fair enough. But you do have the occasional twats...

    Fair enough. But you do have the occasional twats and it can be hard to tell the difference
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    Thailand is big you do know that. Many places...

    I've been on the internet long enough to recognise a troll when I see one lol. I'll give you the satisfaction of one last reply so your effort has not been in vain. I'm kind like that :). I dont need...
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    I have no need to prove anything to you idiots....

    I have no need to prove anything to you idiots. Merely casting pearls to swine. Think as you see fit
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    If only I could hear wildlife speak like...

    If only I could hear wildlife speak like that!:smileylaughing:
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    I've been on the internet long enough to...

    I've been on the internet long enough to recognise a troll when I see one lol. I'll give you the satisfaction of one last reply so your effort has not been in vain. I'm kind like that :). I dont need...
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    Care to share what happened?

    Care to share what happened?
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    Was asking out of curiosity as I've always wanted...

    Having them as pets and maybe sell some feathers now and then or sell chicks[/QUOTE]
    Are you retarded?
    Keeping emus as pets :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    I assume you have a VERY large yard.

    Besides...
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    Nah I have no problems with confined spaces, was...

    Nah I have no problems with confined spaces, was a combat engineer in the army for 2 years. Sounds like fun! Was your training residential?
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    I would if I had the space and time. I might...

    I would if I had the space and time. I might volunteer at animal sanctuarys which have them. Those that I have seen were not hand raised and not very tame. Definitely would need to handle these large...
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    I will definitely get that. Are the tests hard?...

    I will definitely get that. Are the tests hard? Wonder what the passing rate is like
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    Thanks so much for the info! I would not mind...

    Thanks so much for the info! I would not mind getting the deckhand cert first if its a prerequisite to get onto the coxswain course. Sounds like it provides invaluable knowledge! My concern is...
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    Any ghost stories in townsville? Would be...

    That sounds like some supernatural story in the making.[/QUOTE]

    Any ghost stories in townsville? Would be interesting to know of any haunted spots!
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    Moving to Thailand is a long term plan, may or...

    Having them as pets and maybe sell some feathers now and then or sell chicks[/QUOTE]
    Are you retarded?
    Keeping emus as pets :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    I assume you have a VERY large yard.

    Besides...
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    They sure are. Even a cassowary can kill if it...

    They sure are. Even a cassowary can kill if it hits the right spot.
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    Yeah they are the second largest bird in the...

    Yeah they are the second largest bird in the world so they do get large. Hand reared ones are sufficiently tame. But having said that I wouldnt want to piss one off
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    Having them as pets and maybe sell some feathers...

    Having them as pets and maybe sell some feathers now and then or sell chicks
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    I want to take this license and am looking for...

    I want to take this license and am looking for people who have done it before
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    good for you that there were no salties at...

    As an alumnus of Nelly Bay School (not the same time as Julian Assange), I can recommend a trip to Magnetic Island. The school was a one room, one teacher school then. My scholastic career almost...
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    I would love to have a car but I would imagine...

    I would love to have a car but I would imagine servicing and maintenance would cost a bomb. But the roads look like they are easy to drive.
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    I did manage to find some Thai people and...

    I did manage to find some Thai people and restaurants in the ville but they are so expensive and may not be authentic
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    That is a great idea. Hopefully I can bring them...

    That is a great idea. Hopefully I can bring them in the luggage
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    Hahaha that picture cracked me up! The nearest...

    Hahaha that picture cracked me up!

    The nearest place with emu birds is india I think but not too sure how to get them over
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    Coxwain license near coastal australia

    Anyone with this license or knows someone who has?
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    Emu birds

    Is there any place in Thailand selling them? Cant seem to find any
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    Ok so far I have been to the strand, reef HQ,...

    Ok so far I have been to the strand, reef HQ, cotters market and billabong sancturary. I havenr yet been to magnetic island. But I feel like I'm running out of places to visit here. Any other...
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    How high are the mountains there? Cold like 5-10...

    How high are the mountains there? Cold like 5-10 degrees up there?
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    Just read about the cold front seeping as far...

    Just read about the cold front seeping as far north as Qld. Hopefully townsville isnt affected as the temperature looks to be around 20 degrees. Will be there in 2 days
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    Tioman is quite good. I did manage to see turtles...

    Tioman is quite good. I did manage to see turtles there too. A pity that many dive sites in Malaysia are introducing a RM200 per day marine park fee iirc. Hopefully it is not in force by now.
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    Quite true. Hardly any corals to be found from my...

    Pattaya is the nearest dive site to BK.

    Diving there is pretty dreadful all in all. If you have the choice - head elsewhere for much better diving.[/QUOTE]

    Quite true. Hardly any corals to be...
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    Seems like most of the good dive sites are in the...

    Seems like most of the good dive sites are in the south. Apart from pattaya and rayong, any good dive sites reasonably near Bangkok?
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    Divemaster courses

    Does anyone have recommendations for good divemaster courses? Any location in Thailand is fine.
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    Any advice on how to best weather the cyclones?...

    Any advice on how to best weather the cyclones? I'll be in Townsville in less than 2 weeks!
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    I wouldnt mind if the phee is a mermaid or two :)

    2500000thaibht? Must be a time share. Or its haunted by the phee from the sea.:confused:[/QUOTE]

    I wouldnt mind if the phee is a mermaid or two :)
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    My bad. Yeah it makes scrolling down a pain.

    ^SNIPPED FOR BREVITY!!!

    Not to pick nits there "ml708" but...

    Did you really have to quote the entirety of the O/P's text?[/QUOTE]

    My bad. Yeah it makes scrolling down a pain.
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    Wow. A very extensive list! Thank you so much for...

    Wow. A very extensive list! Thank you so much for this. Physical stamp shops are in decline throughout much of the world. It is a good thing that Thailand still has so many of them.
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    Stamp shops in Thailand

    I'm an avid collector of stamps. Does anyone know of any good stamp shops in Thailand? Not just limited to the bangkok area.
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    It is very common for Thais to keep kumantongs...

    Nearly married a local girl once.[/QUOTE]

    Was she having someone on the side or did you discover something about her?[/QUOTE]

    Maybe he found out she was having a loose relationship with a...
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    Was she having someone on the side or did you...

    Nearly married a local girl once.[/QUOTE]

    Was she having someone on the side or did you discover something about her?
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    its an acquired taste, not many with the western...

    its an acquired taste, not many with the western palette appreciate it. really wonder if people in wisconsin eat the american ginseng
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    Is that ginseng wine? Looks foul to me

    Is that ginseng wine? Looks foul to me
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    The one at sukhumvit road

    The one at sukhumvit road
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    Agreed. There is also authentic chinese food by...

    Too the degree of a specific area of which there are hundreds. Dishes vary greatly in flavor, presentation and ingredients. Basically, dishes consist of what ingredients traditionally can be found in...
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    The last time I ate there was more than 10 years...

    The last time I ate there was more than 10 years back. Good food at moderate prices by western standards.
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    Degree of authenticity is there. For example Thai...

    Degree of authenticity is there. For example Thai food cooked in a regular Thai restaurant in the US would be tweaked more towards the western taste buds.
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    Ah, you are from the UK? I like the place,...

    Ah, you are from the UK? I like the place, studied in London but was awfully expensive to live in. I've not really felt at ease near the tower of london. Always seems like there is some angry...
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    Ah, usually if it is a sweet smell, she would not...

    I've seen things like that before. Usually its a woman who has died in childbirth. Have you noticed any sweet smells that come from nowhere?[/quote]

    hmm interesting..yup always wafts of sweet or...
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    I dont even know what this is to be honest

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2015/06/654.jpg

    Try this great salad dish.

    A bargain probably, and absolutely genuine and authentic, and concieved by some mincing queen in a posh...
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    Someone probably forgot about some fish in a...

    Someone probably forgot about some fish in a bucket for a few months, stuff was discovered by smell later and the rest is history I'm guessing:smileylaughing:
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