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    Sticky: BiP What happened on the 13th october on...

    BiP
    What happened on the 13th october on TripAdvisor that you scored a 2.
    Did you kick their dog?
    Aside from that you should be proud of your customer focus.
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    Sorry to disagree with this statement but I think...

    Sorry to disagree with this statement but I think it is one of those urban myths that circulate with no connection to reality.
    If you build "over" fill and make sure your footings are dug down to...
  3. Thread: Breakfast

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    I,m sorry BiP but I would have to detract marks...

    I,m sorry BiP but I would have to detract marks on your rolls.
    I don't reckon you should put sauce of them
    I recon the bacon ain't cooked enough
    The rolls aren't toasted
    And finally I can't see...
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    I use a leaf rake and scrape the shit off the...

    I use a leaf rake and scrape the shit off the tree. They try to rebuild but just keep knocking it of until they give up which doesn't take very long.
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    cyrille I don't think you read my post very...

    cyrille
    I don't think you read my post very well. I never said I was worried about my wife murdering me.

    Anyway I hope you are right about your wife but I wouldn't bank on it. Wives who kill...
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    terry57 How about you answer Dill's question,...

    terry57
    How about you answer Dill's question, which was


    What is your definition of being cashed up btw?

    I too am interested in your definition.
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    If eating meat was what allowed our brains to...

    If eating meat was what allowed our brains to develop due to the increased protein then let the dumbasses eat veges and their brain will shrink over genrations they will die out.
    It shouldn't take...
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    Hey Dennis things are moving along hope you are...

    Hey Dennis things are moving along hope you are happy so far.
    Seeing them making the concrete benches in the kitchen reminded me of what happened when we built.
    They made the concrete benches and...
  9. I remember a few years ago it was the police...

    I remember a few years ago it was the police asking the governemnt for help with their loans and now its teachers.
    The reason in my opinion is these people are taught to obey the Govt. so when they...
  10. ThaiBuild Rule number 1 don't post using black...

    ThaiBuild

    Rule number 1 don't post using black font colour you can't read it use white, please.
    Next, there are lots of builds that have been done and the guys have posted all about their...
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    bowie Very comprehensive package you put...

    bowie
    Very comprehensive package you put together and it should result in you getting your stuff to go where you want it to.
    BUT I would be too scared to do that as it might create a target on my...
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    I have some of these things growing, not sure...

    I have some of these things growing, not sure what they are called, but anyway something seems to think they are a good place to put its eggs.
    They go yellow on the end and when I break them open...
  13. Here the cause seems to very often be that the...

    Here the cause seems to very often be that the brakes failed rather than driver incompetence.
    However Thailand is not alone in having a love of ridiculous excuses.
    When I was working in Indonesia...
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    Dillinger If they were porterhouse steak you...

    Dillinger
    If they were porterhouse steak you wouldn't enjoy them anyway they are "well done"!
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    While I am not a big fan of Eucalyptus trees I...

    While I am not a big fan of Eucalyptus trees I think a lot of what you have said is simply not true.
    I agree they lower the water table if there is enough of them as they put down a deep tap root...
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    If you just want some shallow surface protection...

    If you just want some shallow surface protection then the grass suggested would be fine.
    However if you wanted something that gives a deeper more substantial stable bank then I would suggest using...
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    I just thought it was worth posting an update to...

    I just thought it was worth posting an update to show what a difference 3.5 weeks can make.

    Taken 4th January
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    Taken this morning from almost the same spot
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    Here are a few other...
  18. Don't worry there were plenty of mountains in the...

    Don't worry there were plenty of mountains in the way we were flying in the very narrow valleys between them.
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    As an Aussie I probably shouldn't speak about...

    As an Aussie I probably shouldn't speak about American politics but as The Donald is supposed to be the leader of the free world I guess I can.
    Anyway I am always amazed at the things this guy says...
  20. When I was working at progera in PNG we used to...

    When I was working at progera in PNG we used to fly out to Mt Hagen at the end of our roster in a helicopter.
    One time the clouds were coming in and they were considering cancelling the flight.
    All...
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    Ant Nice looking toy, do you know what powers it?

    Ant
    Nice looking toy, do you know what powers it?
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    Prag There was definitely a radr camera in a...

    Prag
    There was definitely a radr camera in a police ute parked 100m down the hill from those vehicles yesterday when I was taking the pictures but he must have packed up when you went through. Was...
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    [QUOTE=Pragmatic;4051204]Ootai I too past those...

    [QUOTE=Pragmatic;4051204]Ootai I too past those vehicles today. I think they're made by a German who I met about 8-9 years ago whilst he was converting a Toyota pickup chassis in to a Bugatti. The...
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    Driving back from Korat along Hwy24 and seen...

    Driving back from Korat along Hwy24 and seen these. I have seen them before but never stopped this time I did.
    Don't know what they are or what they are supposed to be but I do think they are...
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    Yes you are correct I have seen some surveys of...

    Yes you are correct I have seen some surveys of holes that have very big bends in them but they were drilled with straight drill rods that I would have thought could not possibly bend.
    I always...
  26. Thread: Dinner

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    Hope you had it well done. Looks good but if...

    Hope you had it well done. Looks good but if there's blood (oh that's right its not actually blood is it) sorry red juices running out when you cut into it then it would be no good for me.
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    Mendip I think you answered your own question re...

    Mendip
    I think you answered your own question re bending the pipe onto a roll.
    They must use a pipe bender to bend it into the right curvature to go onto the roll and then as you said it goes back...
  28. I especially like this one. "You believe...

    I especially like this one.


    "You believe that cooked-down axle-grease makes a good breakfast spread."

    I don't know if non Aussies would understand it though.
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    What did Homer Simpson say "doh". I had another...

    What did Homer Simpson say "doh".
    I had another look and see the stairs just opposite the lift.
    I have been thinking about getting new glasses nice time I visit Perth but I don't know what to do...
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    Mendip I was like you when i was working I...

    Mendip

    I was like you when i was working I just got a visa exempt entry as I worked a 8 weeks on 3 weeks off cycle in Indonesia so in and out in less than 30 days.
    That meant 4 or 5 entries per...
  31. NPT I understand that hotel occupancy could be...

    NPT
    I understand that hotel occupancy could be down due to people booking alternative places to stay but that's not what he said.
    I doubt there are many hotels here that don't have online booking...
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    Looks like you might have to be the knight in...

    Looks like you might have to be the knight in shing armour and make a quick trip home so she has a car.
    You could leave yours there and hitchike but to work.
    Or you could just be a chillie and...
  33. Supawan Tanomkieatipume, president of the Thai...

    Supawan Tanomkieatipume, president of the Thai Hotels Association, said average occupancy at hotels fell to 70-75 per cent last year, down from a long-time norm of 80 per cent.


    “Now there are a...
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    I thought you said you were building a house not...

    I thought you said you were building a house not a palace, over 2 million bucks stuff me.
    Anyway i think I finally worked out why you need a lift and that is to save all the space a stairway takes...
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    I agree 100%

    I agree 100%
  36. The bits highlighted show a big part of the...

    The bits highlighted show a big part of the problem re burning cane but it is also relevant to most other things here.
    What's the point of a "law" if it is not enforced.
    How do the big boys expect...
  37. Thread: Daily Moan

    by ootai
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    BiP I think you need to buy a bigger freezer one...

    BiP
    I think you need to buy a bigger freezer one about half the size of your house then you need to make regular trips to the big smoke.
    Whenever Tesco gets stuff expat's like on the shelves it...
  38. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: Mendip I like your style i.e. "I'll have to ask...

    Mendip
    I like your style i.e. "I'll have to ask sometime"
    Maybe it will be bought up in the divorce court?

    Anyway we have 5 dogs at our place 2 of which are "blow-ins" that did not originally...
  39. Most of the rice farmers I know are in the same...

    Most of the rice farmers I know are in the same position i.e. cash poor but they pay to have their rice harvested by a harvester because this is no one to cut it by hand as in the old way.

    So if...
  40. Neverna The subsidy is for FRESH cane and not...

    Neverna
    The subsidy is for FRESH cane and not paid for BURNT cane.
    So you want the money don't burn your cane.
    Simple

    Will it work who knows?

    They need to get more people using cane...
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    Wasp if you do decide to do it again then you...

    Wasp if you do decide to do it again then you must do it with the same amount of enthusiasm and humour that you did the first time.
    Unfortunately I am not sure you can reach that state of nirvana...
  42. Thread: Anna the dog

    by ootai
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    Sticky: Mendip I doubt he would remember. But what I...

    Mendip
    I doubt he would remember.
    But what I suspect is he recognises kind people who love dogs.
  43. What I don't understand terry is why do you stay...

    What I don't understand terry is why do you stay in Bangkok, when you are in Thailand?
    If its so bad, there are many other places in Thailand to chose from that are much better surely.
    And as you...
  44. Thread: Daily Moan

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    In the end I really couldn't give a toss about...

    In the end I really couldn't give a toss about how I have to do shit it just annoyed me that I had to find out that something else had changed at Tesco.
    I must be getting old and set in my ways...
  45. Thread: Daily Moan

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    raycarey Oh if life was so simple! My sim card...

    raycarey
    Oh if life was so simple! My sim card is registered in her name and she won't link my account to it. She hers and my accounts linked to her phone so she can check on me (haha).
    As if I...
  46. Thread: Daily Moan

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    panama hat It has lasted 20 years so far and...

    panama hat
    It has lasted 20 years so far and still going strong (the fighting that is)
    I know she loves me as when I say anything bad to her she reminds me to be careful by saying.
    "Watch what...
  47. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Dill Pub is no good to me I'm a teetotaller. If...

    Dill
    Pub is no good to me I'm a teetotaller. If I drank alcohol then I would be deported pretty quickly.
  48. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Frok that, we never go shopping together that...

    Frok that, we never go shopping together that would be WW3. If we go shopping to Korat (90km drive) we each take our own car..
    As for shopping locally I usually do it all as she works and I like to...
  49. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Neverna For years I did just that but then one...

    Neverna
    For years I did just that but then one day Tesco built in town and not long after that someone told me that you could pay your electricity bil there so i did but now it might have to b back...
  50. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Luigi Unfortunately to do all that would...

    Luigi
    Unfortunately to do all that would probably require my Missus to be cooperative for at least an hour or so and that is a rare event.
    I was telling her about the Tesco situation and happened...
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