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    Ghosts, had to be the ghosts, although it...

    Ghosts, had to be the ghosts, although it certainly is feasible that a person intent on suicide could bind his own hands with a cable tie. But, how would that prevent him from tearing the plastic bag...
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    Sticky: Well Harry, tell us you actually believe the USA...

    Well Harry, tell us you actually believe the USA is going to see a trough in Covid cases eh?

    When, in the midst of this full blown pandemic there is blatant disregard of social distancing,...
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    Sticky: I expect the numbers are correct. Only because it...

    I expect the numbers are correct. Only because it would be extremely difficult to hide a larger number of Covid infections in todays IT age with everybody carrying smartphones and social media....
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    Sticky: ahh yes, nutters in powerful positions... What...

    ahh yes, nutters in powerful positions...

    What damage could they possibly do?
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    Well, The Donald could always resign for health...

    Well, The Donald could always resign for health reasons and let Pence take on Biden.

    Wonder just what's going on in the hallowed halls of the RNC? :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Thailands got a good grip on Covid - six months...

    Thailands got a good grip on Covid - six months into the global pandemic and Thailand provides an admirable set of numbers showing their ability to protect their people. July 3rd, a total of 3,180...
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    Thai cities getting pricier for expats

    From The Post - certainly not earth shattering news. More of an FYI for residents

    Thai cities getting pricier for expats

    Bangkok and Chiang Mai among top 30 in latest Asia survey, thanks to...
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    Last Wednesday the 24th and Wednesday the 1st did...

    Last Wednesday the 24th and Wednesday the 1st did blood work and vaccinations at the Mahidol University Tropical Medicine Hospital. Use them because I have confidence in, and paperwork on, the...
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    Sticky: Spoke to family East coast USA, Florida and New...

    Spoke to family East coast USA, Florida and New Jersey. We are entering/in the Fourth of July Holiday July 4th holiday observed today Friday, July 3rd.

    Florida and New Jersey beaches, hotels, are...
  10. Thread: Dinner

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    This evening we dined on tom yum plaa, sautéed...

    This evening we dined on tom yum plaa, sautéed pak-ka-naa and omelet.
    Another four hour preparatory, 20 minute consumption episode.
    Dessert of mango, malagaw and grapes.

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  11. Thread: Bloody Melbourne

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    No, the numbers are not factual because we have...

    No, the numbers are not factual because we have not been able to test all persons accurately. Those are the figures the experts give. We cannot know how many folk have been infected. We do not have...
  12. Thread: Bloody Melbourne

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    The average age of Americans who died from...

    The average age of Americans who died from COVID-19 between February 1 and May 2 is 75, according to an analysis of a provisional data set published by the Centers for Disease Control’s National...
  13. Thread: Bloody Melbourne

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    You hit the nail on the head there. "realized...

    You hit the nail on the head there. "realized they are not going to die" We still have the factual data that 50-80% of the infected are asymptomatic and the fatalities are among the medically...
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    Spiced prawns with a soup of ribs and radish,...

    Spiced prawns with a soup of ribs and radish, dessert of Som Oh…

    the all important spices
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    mortared and ready
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    a bit of fire
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  15. Killing an elephant with a shotgun? that has got...

    Killing an elephant with a shotgun? that has got to be a misprint
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    :sorry1:
  17. aww Gup, did I strike a nerve? Again? Hurry up,...

    aww Gup, did I strike a nerve? Again? Hurry up, quick switch screens, someones coming... :)
  18. Another busy day at work, eh Ant? surfing,...

    Another busy day at work, eh Ant? surfing, surfing, surfing :rolleyes:

    willy, why don't you go do something useful, cut a coupon or stare at the ceiling?

    AO, "So many others who live in Buri...
  19. Well, the woman would be foolish to damage the...

    Well, the woman would be foolish to damage the vehicle.

    The case went to court, a Judge brokered a compromise, if the woman damages the vehicle she will be held liable for the damages. The judge...
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    open the doors, let us in 53510

    open the doors, let us in

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  21. Hindsight is always 100%

    Hindsight is always 100%
  22. Well, I doubt it would make you a millionaire,...

    Well, I doubt it would make you a millionaire, but, as a factual non-fiction and decent marketing it should garner a good bit of interest and could be profitable.

    You know far better than most...
  23. In this case the Judge pretty much explained to...

    In this case the Judge pretty much explained to the woman that if she didn't agree to the judges brokered compromise, she would lose the house. Her, the woman, options are limited. Don't like my deal...
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    You can only shake your head in wonder... :sad2:...

    You can only shake your head in wonder... :sad2:


    An animated cartoon. Well, just what color is your voice? privileged white harvard snooty or urban ghetto black slang?

    I can see the headlines...
  25. Hmm... guess he’s lucky then. Hasn’t died in a...

    Hmm... guess he’s lucky then. Hasn’t died in a motor vehicle accident, or gone among the ranks of the missing, hasn’t been convicted of a crime, or deported, or beat senseless in some remote back...
  26. Glad my posts will help him feel better. But,...

    Glad my posts will help him feel better.

    But, as far as your generalization of a friend still waiting - What legal action has he taken to have the courts order carried out?
  27. more hearsay on the basis of your vast...

    more hearsay on the basis of your vast experiences in the Thai legal system eh? :rofl:
  28. Don't know, considering the article is/was dated...

    Don't know, considering the article is/was dated all of four days ago. A courts decision would be enforced by the police. If the defendant refuses to surrender the vehicle she could be charged with...
  29. EN, thanks for the link - good info. ...

    EN, thanks for the link - good info.



    "Lucky" is subjective and indicative of a bias. As far as "automatically extend to all cases"; In a court of law a previous judges decision establishes a...
  30. Tops - you do know. My point is the general...

    Tops - you do know.

    My point is the general idea that a foreigner is screwed when going up against a Thai in a Thailand court is flawed. The falang gave (paid for) a house and car to a bargirl,...
  31. The points in this case are: It is a Court of...

    The points in this case are: It is a Court of Law. Both the plaintiff and the defendant were represented by attorneys. There was definitive documentation of the money trail, incoming into Thailand,...
  32. For Those Who Believe Thai Courts Are Biased Against Foreigners

    http://scandasia.com/danish-man-wins-lawsuit-against-thai-wife-for-not-sharing-assets/


    Danish man wins lawsuit against Thai wife for not sharing assets
    By Gregers Møller • June 24, 2020
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    Go To A Meeting

    Go To A Meeting
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    Highest to Lowest - Prison Population Rate |...

    Highest to Lowest - Prison Population Rate | World Prison Brief

    USA of course is number 1
    Thailand makes number 4 - how about that, eh?

    Top ten plus New Zealand at 75

    the last number the...
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    uhm... in the link above New Zealand is number...

    uhm... in the link above New Zealand is number 145 in the alphabetical listing of countries - not a listing by incarceration rates.


    A $98m approach to tackle Māori incarceration May 10, 2019
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    Wife met up with the Moo Baan truck vendor this...

    Wife met up with the Moo Baan truck vendor this AM. Brings a load of fresh veggies from the Suphan Buri farms every morning. Good racket he’s got. Stays for 2-3 hours until sold out. Rinse and repeat...
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    lunch: spaghetti, snow peas & chicken, lightly...

    lunch: spaghetti, snow peas & chicken, lightly spiced...
    Quite satisfying

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    *****

    *****
  39. 85 shot, 24 fatally, over Chicago’s most violent...

    85 shot, 24 fatally, over Chicago’s most violent weekend of 2020

    More than half of the weekend’s victims were shot on Sunday as the city reeled from violent protests Saturday night that led to...
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    Yes, shit does happen and life marches merrily...

    Yes, shit does happen and life marches merrily onward. Turn this to your advantage. You have accumulated a considerable sum of cash for your downpayment. Covid comes along and has turned the real...
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    Well, the new normal... hopefully what we are...

    Well, the new normal... hopefully what we are teaching the children is to pay attention to the details and to protect themselves. We don't know where we will be in another year. Things are returning...
  42. Thread: Fruit Loopery

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    snowflakes uhm - seriously? and the...

    snowflakes

    uhm - seriously?


    and the story has a happy ending
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    Sticky: So, here we go, dealing only with the Covid...

    So, here we go, dealing only with the Covid hotspot USA. The relaxation of commonsense, i.e. the BLM protests and the re-opening of states is about to take its toll. June 14 plus 11 is June 25, it is...
  44. Well, I'm on record as one of them rich American...

    Well, I'm on record as one of them rich American previous visitors to the Thai high end resorts in the luxury locations. I'm waiting for my personal invite. Certain the invitation to spend larger...
  45. http://www.thaiexaminer.com/thai-news-foreigners/2...

    http://www.thaiexaminer.com/thai-news-foreigners/2020/06/19/aussie-woman-emily-catherine-arrested-police-chiang-mai-sunglasses-handbag-theft/

    A 38-year-old Australian woman named only as Ms Emily...
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    36 / 40 YOU PASSED! Not bad at all...

    36 / 40 YOU PASSED!
    Not bad at all considering a good dozen were best guesses
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    View from Buddha
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    Hydro Power Plant
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    Electric Power Distribution Field
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  48. Vajiralongkorn (Rama X) Dam and Hydro Electric Power Plant

    On the 18TH we visited the Vajiralongkorn Dam, Tha Khanun, Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi. The dam is on the Kwaii Noi River and is used to power a 300MW Hydro Electric Power Plant. The power plant is...
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    This really is a dinner spread but was ordered...

    This really is a dinner spread but was ordered and eaten before noon. So, it is a lunch – albeit a fairly elaborate repast for a lunch.

    Sum Tum, Tom Yum Goong, Fish, Tod Man Pla, Shrimp Rolls,...
  50. She'll feel quite pleased if she's able to avoid...

    She'll feel quite pleased if she's able to avoid a few months residence in the Chiang Mai Woman's Correctional Institution.
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