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    I am still in SAS and I don`t want to talk about...

    I am still in SAS and I don`t want to talk about that either.

    On second thought, maybe we are talking about different things.

    Welcome, Panzer.
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    The female interviewer claims that Denmark has...

    The female interviewer claims that Denmark has even stricter regulations when it comes to immigrants and refers to "smykkeloven" Jewellery Act.

    Yeah, it is a great deterrent. All in all has 17.000...
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    True.

    True.
  4. Yeah, me neither. When you purchase a dried...

    Yeah, me neither.

    When you purchase a dried Plaa Mor, giant gurami, fry it on a pan in oil, your entire place will smell like a morgue with no cooling installed..
  5. Kapi? You lost me. What is that? Thai...

    Kapi?
    You lost me.

    What is that?
    Thai spelling?
  6. Too bad :) Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)...

    Too bad :)

    Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  7. Ingredients in thai food that you don`t like.

    Apart from Plaa Rah, that is....

    1) For me it is coconut milk. I find it sickening sweet and nauseous.

    2) I don`t like peanuts in my Tam Thai papaya salat and I don`t like cashew nut in cashew...
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    Green mango or unripe mango beats ripe mango...

    Green mango or unripe mango beats ripe mango hands down.

    I find ripe mango have a very acidiferous taste.
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    Looks like a good deal, just checked the specs.

    Looks like a good deal, just checked the specs.
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    Hehe, point taken. But a clever marketing...

    Hehe, point taken.

    But a clever marketing trick.
    I see loads of potential customers on the oneplusone forums begging for invites.
    Hard obtainable goods seem to be very desirable for that very...
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    That very dish put me out of circulation for 3...

    That very dish put me out of circulation for 3 days.
    Missed out on a solar eclipse ... oh well, there will be another one ... in 8 decades.

    Any raw meat dishes in Thailand, I avoid like the...
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    In case anyone else is interested, it is...

    In case anyone else is interested, it is available today:


    https://oneplus.net/blackfriday/
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    Thx. I shall give it a try.

    Thx. I shall give it a try.
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    Cell Phone - Oneplus One - Invite?

    This chinese cell phone with great specs is unavailable unless one gets an invite from someone who has already purchased the phone.

    Anyone?

    Cheers.
  15. I thought that came naturally to british women. ...

    I thought that came naturally to british women.



    Nigeria? Ahh, now I get it.
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    Some of these insects are actually "harvested" by...

    Some of these insects are actually "harvested" by using pesticides.

    Just saying ...
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    44 years old when you met her 4 years ago? ...

    44 years old when you met her 4 years ago?

    Count your blessings.
  18. Very nice pics.

    Very nice pics.
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    BLD. Your kids might enjoy the Dino Park Mini...

    BLD.

    Your kids might enjoy the Dino Park Mini Golf in Kata.

    Dino Park Mini Golf in Phuket - Kata Beach Activities

    There used to be a restaurant in Kata (hope it is still around) , where you...
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    National park? Like that ever meant anything in...

    National park? Like that ever meant anything in Thailand apart from charging a fee for entering.
    Koh Samet? Koh Pipi? They are "national parks" too and about to sink into the ocean by the sheer...
  21. Tried something like that too. In a bar in Sakon....

    Tried something like that too. In a bar in Sakon. In those days few foreigners were seen in this general area, so a few lads seated at my table to have a chat.
    I had no objections to that.

    What I...
  22. Looked up? He was thai, wasn`t he? ;)

    Looked up? He was thai, wasn`t he? ;)
  23. I think that there are 2 reasons for serving...

    I think that there are 2 reasons for serving thais before farang.

    The thais may very well be locals, repeat customers.
    The vendor dreads to have a conversation with the farang, as he/she suspects...
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    You might want to check out the Wat Tham Suea,...

    You might want to check out the Wat Tham Suea, Tiger Cave Temple. It is located a few clicks out of Krabi Town.
    Given the fact that you are travelling with infants you may want to leave out the...
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    Many mistake the giant water bug (Lethocerus...

    Many mistake the giant water bug (Lethocerus indicus/Maeng Dtaa) for cockroaches.

    Thai people don`t eat cockroaches.

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2014/05/992.jpg
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    You can take a speedboat from Koh Chang, from...

    You can take a speedboat from Koh Chang, from Bang Bao at the southern tip of Koh Chang.
    From Laem Sok on the mainland you also have a choice of either a "slow boat" or a speed boat.

    Koh Kood...
  27. Thread: Ubon girls

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    You think too mutt! Ask any motorbike driver...

    You think too mutt!

    Ask any motorbike driver to take you to a "Song" - or utter the phrase: "Yaak pai tiaow pooying" and they will bring you there.
    Doesn`t matter which province, same same.
  28. Thread: We are gone!

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    Happy sailing, SIT.

    Happy sailing, SIT.
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    ^ I agree when it comes to White Sand Beach,...

    ^ I agree when it comes to White Sand Beach, especially if you are travelling with kids.

    I have stayed with my kids several times at the Thai Garden Hill Resort in Ao Prao. They loved it.
    The...
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    :rofl:

    :rofl:
  31. Laem Singh Beach between Patong and Kamala....

    Laem Singh Beach between Patong and Kamala. Rather crowded though.
    Or Mai Khao Beach a few miles south of the Sarasin Beach. All but deserted expect from a string of small restaurants.
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    I`d love to see Stanislaw Wawrinka go all the way...

    I`d love to see Stanislaw Wawrinka go all the way this time.

    He plays all in every time, some times it works out, some times it doesn`t.
    But always spectacular to watch.

    He has been pretty...
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    Initially, I wanted to deduct at least one point...

    Initially, I wanted to deduct at least one point because of the excessive use of salad in a manly meal, but the beer chang brought me to change my mind.

    8 Masterslaps it is indeed.
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    Great effort and result, thanks for sharing.

    Great effort and result, thanks for sharing.
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    On my last visit to `Kan I went there with 2 old...

    On my last visit to `Kan I went there with 2 old geezers I hooked up with in Bkk.

    Nice fellas, one was thai married expat and he brought his thai stepdaughter along for the trip. The other one was...
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    Try Kariang, Kariang (hill tribe) or Jek, Jek...

    Try Kariang, Kariang (hill tribe) or Jek, Jek (derogatory name for chinese)

    They will love you for it :mid:
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    There are plenty in the Trang and Satun...

    There are plenty in the Trang and Satun archipelago.

    Koh Mook, Ngai also spelled Hai, Kradan, Libong, Lao Liang, Bubu, Adang, Rawi, Tarutao.
    They will all fit the bill, although Tarutao is not...
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    :rofl: It seems though that in some cases...

    :rofl:

    It seems though that in some cases thais don`t mind the "new smell".

    I have seen on many an occasion that thais keep the plastic cover on their newly acquired sofa - or other items - for...
  39. I was not aware of that, thank you for your...

    I was not aware of that, thank you for your clarification.
    Never too old to learn new stuff :)

    Allow me to share an anecdote too.

    A while back we arrived at the Sakon Nahon bus station.
    A...
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    I once lived in Krabi in a rented house. The...

    I once lived in Krabi in a rented house.
    The proprietor was an entrepreneur and his wife a school teacher.
    They would ever so often pop in for a chat and a coffee.

    When doing so they would...
  41. กะเหรี่ยง for the Karen hill tribe people, I...

    กะเหรี่ยง for the Karen hill tribe people, I don`t see anything derogatory about that. That is what they are called.

    Now if you would use Meow for the Hmong people that would be derogatory.
    ...
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    Jao wao lao baw pben baw? :)

    Is this the local Kanchanaburi or Rachaburi dialects that most Thais don't understand?[/quote]

    Jao wao lao baw pben baw? :)
  43. True. But you do have to come to terms with...

    True.

    But you do have to come to terms with the fact that some guys actually manage to pull it off. It will not make you a lesser person.

    I think I made it rather clear, that I did not evaluate...
  44. I know 2 non-native speakers of thai who speak...

    I know 2 non-native speakers of thai who speak thai to an extent that no thai will be able to tell they are not native speakers, if they speak with them on the phone.

    One is my buddy married to a...
  45. Well, that`s a start :)

    Well, that`s a start :)
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    Postal "service" in Thailand..... I once...

    Postal "service" in Thailand.....

    I once shipped a big parcel containing 20 kilos of clothes to my inlaws in Nakhon Fokville.
    Several months later we arrived at the moobaan only to be informed...
  47. Thread: Shark Trouble

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    [quote=BobR;2536656]@ Sharks kill this many...

    [quote=BobR;2536656]@ Sharks kill this many people a year, people kill this many sharks an hour. (too long to quote)

    Good, see how well it's working, we are clearly winning. :rolleyes:
    ...
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    Haha, I sure know that one. A while ago I was...

    Haha, I sure know that one.

    A while ago I was in a department store with my kids.
    There were very intent on buying Pokemons so we went into a toy shop at the mall.
    There were 3 shop attendants...
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    Garee? I see that you prefer to call a spade a...

    Garee? I see that you prefer to call a spade a spade.
    I doubt, though, that it will win you any friends, but then again for some reason I feel rather confident that you don`t care. :)

    I have...
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    I disagree. It will often bring a smile on...

    I disagree.

    It will often bring a smile on people`s faces when they hear a farang using thai slang.
    That is at least my experience.

    Ying kradaai. Shoot the rabbit. Males can use this...
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