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    For video I prefer 1080p60 for the ability to...

    For video I prefer 1080p60 for the ability to produce smooth pans. 25fps or 30fps max frame rate on the higher resolutions (2.7/4k) is just too slow for aerial video IMO.

    Did you rip these from...
  2. Just guessing but it might be related to the late...

    Just guessing but it might be related to the late domain renewal 'glitch' about which there's another thread running. If the temporary expiration unhooked the site from the DNS registries it can...
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    Thanks for sharing your experience. Do you know...

    Thanks for sharing your experience. Do you know what your insurance paid in addition to that?
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    The truck is ancient. All he had on it was the...

    The truck is ancient. All he had on it was the government insurance.

    Whether that was his only option, I don't know. You won't get 1st class insurance on an old beater like that but I would...
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    I hear what you're saying. You're right about...

    I hear what you're saying. You're right about the gov insurance and in the case of a minor accident, one party can agree to be guilty enabling the other party to get the maximum payout (if...
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    Good advice, if it comes to that. It's possible...

    Good advice, if it comes to that. It's possible he will want to 'retire' from driving anyway. He's getting up in years.
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    Basically a scuff mark on the back of the truck. ...

    Basically a scuff mark on the back of the truck.

    My understanding is that she clipped the bumper and must have gripped the throttle after that as she went careening on for a few meters before she...
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    Jeff, you are an ass and an idiot. Please...

    Jeff, you are an ass and an idiot. Please disinvite yourself from my thread.

    I've sent a lawyer up from BKK. However, if you knew anything about life, you'd realize that local connections are...
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    I might as well discuss. Apparently an elderly...

    I might as well discuss.

    Apparently an elderly woman on a motorbike hit the back of his truck at an intersection. Sounds to be me like he's as innocent as he insists he is.

    The old woman's...
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    Thanks guys. Chitty - I missed that office in my...

    Thanks guys. Chitty - I missed that office in my google search. I take it you haven't used them though?

    I've jotted down the number but like David mentioned, it's great to get a personal...
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    Criminal Defense Lawyer - Petchabun

    Anyone know of a decent criminal defense lawyer in Petchabun? English language ability not necessary.

    I don't want to go into the whole story right now, but...

    Friend was driving a truck and...
  12. Is there a racist word for 'thai' that thais understand?

    just curious. i don't think 'gook' 'chink' 'slope' et al registers with them.

    familiar with 'jek', but interested in something that applies to all thais.

    though if you know words for various...
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    That quote, despite coming from the MFA, has some...

    That quote, despite coming from the MFA, has some inaccuracies in the English translation. Visas are issued by the MFA (embassies and consulates, outside of Thailand). Immigration (inside of...
  14. Which building on Pratumnak Hill would you...

    Which building on Pratumnak Hill would you recommend, Bob?
  15. Not yet. Would probably look for a car if I go...

    Not yet. Would probably look for a car if I go the moo baan route. Otherwise just a moped around Pratumnak. That's the current plan, anyway.
  16. Pattaya Hill Resort Condo - is it a reasonable place to live?

    By 'reasonable' I mean a place that's not too 'party time' or noisy, or filled with psychos, though I can accept that it's Pattaya/Pratumnak and there's going to be some of that. From the pics...
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    That one was probably past the mice eating stage,...

    That one was probably past the mice eating stage, given the size. They're difficult animals to keep, even when born in captivity.

    Feeding less frequently is usually done so they stay a manageable...
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    oops, missed this one 24,000 posts ... of...

    oops, missed this one



    24,000 posts ... of tripe

    yes, definitely time for you to shut up :)
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    nevermind, pointless

    nevermind, pointless
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    Population of Thailand was about 10m people 80...

    Population of Thailand was about 10m people 80 years ago, 60m today.

    Practices that were sustainable then, probably aren't now.
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    You've seen it here. It's right in front of you....

    You've seen it here. It's right in front of you. You don't need to check your reason at the door just because you live here and are invested in it as a refugee from <insert Western country here>.
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    I don't think it would cook well in a microwave,...

    I don't think it would cook well in a microwave, and might even 'pop' - but I don't expect you to know much about that, as you're usually wrong.

    Think it would definitely need to be cooked outside...
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    Nor do you. But as they say, a picture speaks a...

    But you don't know, do you?[/quote]

    Nor do you. But as they say, a picture speaks a thousand words. :)
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    I don't believe that was the objective, or even a...

    and then feed the entire family off it.[/quote]

    I don't believe that was the objective, or even a necessity. If it were, a soup or a curry as Stroller noted would have been a more careful use of...
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    See the part about killing an endangered species...

    That's pretty much the crux of it.[/quote]


    But where's the problem with that?[/quote]

    See the part about killing an endangered species simply because you found it and don't give a sht enough...
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    It's on a Thai list as well, from what I...

    It's on a Thai list as well, from what I understand. Outside of that, I don't see what you're arguing. It's less wrong because of their willful ignorance?
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    That's pretty much the crux of it.

    That's pretty much the crux of it.
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    I would take you up on that JJ, assuming the...

    I would take you up on that JJ, assuming the invite is sincere, as I do enjoy a good catfish. But if it's chucked on a burning log or clowned around with because it's found food, no, I don't think...
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    You'd suggest that, but you'd be wrong. I've...

    You'd suggest that, but you'd be wrong. I've lived in some pretty rural parts of Thailand as well as other countries, including my own.

    Have you?

    Understanding does not equal acceptance.
    ...
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    Well, for me yes :) But I think they'd prefer a...

    So if it was presented in a mornay sauce with aubergines and asparagus that would be OK would it ?[/quote]

    Well, for me yes :) But I think they'd prefer a different medley, which is fine too :)
    ...
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    From what I've seen, I don't believe there's much...

    From what I've seen, I don't believe there's much thought given to that.
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    I don't buy that subsistence harvesting of rare...

    I don't buy that subsistence harvesting of rare animals is what happened there, or that it was necessary at all.

    Tossing something on a burning log is typically how you cook food when you have no...
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    The feeling is definitely mutual :) In fact, I...

    The feeling is definitely mutual :) In fact, I feel that way about all of your posts!
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    Terrible. Between killing a beautiful animal...

    Terrible. Between killing a beautiful animal like that 'because it was there haha hehehe' and the barbaric and wasteful way it was cooked, they'd be better off eating people.
  35. No. The law defines "sex tourism" as...

    No.

    The law defines "sex tourism" as traveling to another country for the purposes of engaging in sex with a juvenile.

    US citizens are not prosecuted under US law for engaging in commercial...
  36. No, only a handful of major crimes. Most of...

    No, only a handful of major crimes. Most of which have been subject to extraterritorial enforcement for years. Think 'murder', attempts to overthrow or attack the US government, stuff like that. ...
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    It's not a bad way to be. Most of the time...

    It's not a bad way to be. Most of the time around here it's dead quiet from 9pm to 6am. Unfortunately, if you want to sleep in, that's not really an option. Still, I've lived places in Thailand...
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    Behind the house I rent in CM they've started...

    Behind the house I rent in CM they've started burning piles of chaff in each paddy but so far not the stubble.

    They tend to get out of there quickly after they light a blaze, which surprised me. ...
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    ^ my first thought as well.

    ^ my first thought as well.
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    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/12528/...

    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/12528/fire2.jpg
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    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/12528/...

    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/12528/fire1.jpg
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    Spot on. A friend who completed a 6-month...

    Spot on. A friend who completed a 6-month intensive course (20 hours of class time a week) commented that for most purposes taking your Thai to a stratospheric level is basically useless. You'll be...
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    I learned some Thai my first year here. Tuned...

    I learned some Thai my first year here. Tuned in, and tuned right back out.

    Self-sufficiency Thai for urban living shouldn't take more than a book, a CD, and about 4-6 weeks.

    Living in the...
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    Rolled out of bed at 8am, started to have a cup...

    Rolled out of bed at 8am, started to have a cup of coffee, thought fuck it and went back to bed and had weird semi-caffeinated dreams until 11ish or so.

    Shower, etc, too bright outside to work the...
  45. Only if both Obama and Biden died at the same...

    Only if both Obama and Biden died at the same exact moment, which is far less likely than McCain having a fatal recurrence of his 'aggressive' melanoma in the next 4 years.
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    I don't think most guys in Thailand would get...

    I don't think most guys in Thailand would get married for sex or even 'the sex'.

    The purpose of LTR is having someone to share things with. That's about it.

    I haven't found that to be...
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    Well, yes, but if a bank offered you a leg up on...

    Well, yes, but if a bank offered you a leg up on the property ladder instead of paying rent, wouldn't you take it?

    The problem this time wasn't so much consumer debt as people with mortgages they...
  48. I doubt most Americans would consider Biden...

    Biden and his wife have among the lowest incomes in DC. They are worth between 350,000 and a half million dollars is what I see.[/quote]
    I think the majority of US citizens might consider that...
  49. some people hang out with a limited set of people...

    some people hang out with a limited set of people

    this will color your perceptions either way

    being in a reasonably good or reasonably bad situation and invested will also color your...
  50. ^^ actually, not true in both cases. They don't...

    ^^ actually, not true in both cases. They don't have a ghost key to most encryption progs and so far the case law supports a 5th amendment defense to password warrants.

    ^^^ has to do with US...
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