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  1. Thread: Dinner

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    Isaan fermented sausage - always enjoy them and...

    Isaan fermented sausage - always enjoy them and never had a problem with them. :)

    The squiggly things are some kind of soft Thai candy - processed sugar in one form or another. I don't eat them....
  2. Thread: Dinner

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    Things are getting back to the new normal. The...

    Things are getting back to the new normal. The wife hit Bangkok proper for shopping with girlfriends. Brought back dinner from a street food shop. Combination of Pad Woon Sen Plaa and Khanom Chin Nam...
  3. Thread: Dinner

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    A bit more Thai – spiced chicken, sautéed sprouts...

    A bit more Thai – spiced chicken, sautéed sprouts with snow peas and a side of Moo Palo. Dessert of apple, orange and rambutan. Makes for a pleased palate.

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    Sticky: Redacted for sizing ...

    Redacted for sizing


    http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/study-of-17-million-identifies-crucial-risk-factors-for-coronavirus-deaths/ar-BB16vh96?li=BBnb7Kz

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    54171 Variety - the spice of life... 54170

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    Good Find - Thanks

    Good Find - Thanks
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    Why not? Any schooling is beneficial. Only...

    Why not? Any schooling is beneficial. Only downsides are the time, energy and costs involved. If you got the time and energy - do it. Nothing to lose.
  8. Thread: Dinner

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    Did our weekly Makro run today. Stopped at a...

    Did our weekly Makro run today. Stopped at a local Thai kitchen – well buried behind one of the typical gas station stops on the expressway. This is an excellent, unadvertised kitchen – it is named...
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    For the sake of political correctness and...

    For the sake of political correctness and snowflakes the world over...

    The name "Eskimo" is commonly used in Alaska to refer to Inuit and Yupik people, according to the Alaska Native Language...
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    Hear, Hear !!! Ditto - in my case, game...

    Hear, Hear !!!


    Ditto - in my case, game over. I won. 45+ years of nose to the grindstone payed off in spades - salted 10% of my pay away. Now it's a done deal. Effectively full time retired.
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    Actions have consequences... Kappys still...

    Actions have consequences...

    Kappys still unemployed - so, is he a second rate QB or a victim of White Privilege?
  12. Thread: Daily Moan

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    ahh, yes... the white whale, you finally got the...

    ahh, yes... the white whale, you finally got the white whale :1st:
  13. Protester killed and another fighting for life...

    Protester killed and another fighting for life after car hits Seattle march

    The Telegraph July 4, 2020 Our Foreign Staff

    A 24-year-old protester died on Saturday of her...
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    Today we headed out to lunch at the Plara Café in...

    Today we headed out to lunch at the Plara Café in Nonthaburi. On Ratchapruek Road in a strip mall type plaza. Not well marked. You won’t find it unless you know where it is. A small café started by,...
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    One word Mendip - YUM :)

    One word Mendip - YUM :)
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    Yea, let's go Kanye - First pix, Kanye and his...

    Yea, let's go Kanye - First pix, Kanye and his Running Mate - A Ticket Everybody Can Relate To :)

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    OK SK, any idea which birdfarm that is? 'tis a...

    OK SK, any idea which birdfarm that is? 'tis a fine crew of airedales.

    One highlight - Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders did a show on our hanger bay during a Beirut deployment. Memories... :)
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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...
  27. 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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  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. Thread: Dinner

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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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    a bit of fire
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  32. Killing an elephant with a shotgun? that has got...

    Killing an elephant with a shotgun? that has got to be a misprint
  33. :sorry1:

    :sorry1:
  34. 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... :)
  35. 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...
  36. 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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  38. Hindsight is always 100%

    Hindsight is always 100%
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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?
  44. more hearsay on the basis of your vast...

    more hearsay on the basis of your vast experiences in the Thai legal system eh? :rofl:
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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,...
  48. 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,...
  49. 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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