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    The floats are from Ubon Ratchatani's annual...

    The floats are from Ubon Ratchatani's annual Candle featival, which was held in mid- July. After the festival in Ubon, the floats travel and are pit on display in various communities.
    The Candle...
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    Nice pictures & report Supernovadw. They clearly...

    Nice pictures & report Supernovadw.
    They clearly also reveal how much tourism has developed in just a few years.
    Not only does Konglor now have many visitors, but I've noticed that many sites all...
  3. A definite...NO! And TonyBKK...thanks for the...

    A definite...NO!

    And TonyBKK...thanks for the TR and excellent pix!
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    [quote=expatth;2311946]...... Expathh is...

    [quote=expatth;2311946]...<snip>...
    Expathh is making an enoumous mountain out of a mole hill!!

    I must collect and add up SSA deposits inside Thailand and then pickup up deposits after 6? 9? 12?...
  5. Decent prices, but I'd be very concerned about...

    Decent prices, but I'd be very concerned about ordering from these people:

    Company Name: EASYBAY LIMITED
    Registered No.06858619
    Ah, registered where...and why is there no website, only e-mail...
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    Hmmm...his sixth wife? For those that are...

    Hmmm...his sixth wife?
    For those that are affluent enough, isn't this somewhat like just buying a new car when you get tired of your current ride ...
  7. This just seem to support that Thai's are as...

    This just seem to support that Thai's are as stupid as some drunken farangs when it come to just losing their turn with a girl...
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    US dollars is the primary currency used for all...

    US dollars is the primary currency used for all but small transactions. The Cambodian currency is Riel and is used only for small purchases.
    As a newbie, you were wise to get an online visa. The...
  9. Police (BIB) set up cordon to capture brazen...

    Police (BIB) set up cordon to capture brazen Phuket gold shop robbers

    Would that then be a...cordon bleu...?

    Sorry...too much time on my hands....:spin:
  10. Ah, the police cleaning the streets of...

    Ah, the police cleaning the streets of criminals....
    and of course pocketing the 20-baht that was being gambled.
  11. Thanks, StrontiumDog... Next time I bike up...

    Thanks, StrontiumDog...
    Next time I bike up north to visit my friends at the Golden Triangle Riders, I'll also include a trip the Mae Hong Song as well as a visit to those spectacular caves.
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    A number of villages stage rocket shows, but if...

    A number of villages stage rocket shows, but if you want to see how the big boys do it, then don't miss the spectacular annual big daddy of rocket shows: the Yasothon Rocket Festival.
    Due to the...
  13. Update: I went last week, with two other bike...

    Update:
    I went last week, with two other bike riders from Pattaya.

    The tourist price is still 500-Bt...but price for Thai's and farangs with a Thai license is now 350-Bt.

    We rented a 2-person...
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    Oh, poor Pol Col Pichit Kromprasit...having to...

    Oh, poor Pol Col Pichit Kromprasit...having to face Thai justice
    He's now likely to face a 90-day suspension, with pay!!
  15. "Ancient Siam Admission: 500b for Johnny...

    "Ancient Siam Admission: 500b for Johnny Foreigner. Though I paid the Thai price of 200b as I had my Thai Driving License with me."

    Good to know...I'll use my Thai license!

    Do the sights have...
  16. Sadly, these suicides occur far too often, in...

    Sadly, these suicides occur far too often, in Pattaya.

    How about a double gainer with a twist...and go out with a flair?
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    Re: moto/motorcycle entry into the zoo... ...

    Re: moto/motorcycle entry into the zoo...

    Thanks for the replies! Time to gas up...and go!
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    AO, or anyone...?? I knew from the Zoo's...

    AO, or anyone...??

    I knew from the Zoo's website you can drive through the zoo in a car...
    BUT...do they also allow a motorcyle (not a moto) to drive thru..???

    Thanks
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    I've biked in Cambo often.. I sent you a PM

    I've biked in Cambo often..
    I sent you a PM
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    IF you are an American, then open an acc't with...

    IF you are an American, then open an acc't with Bangkok Bank.
    At the bank, with your PPort & bank book, ask then to set up the retirement payments to be sent via the New York branch of BKK bank....
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    FBAR...??? Must you remit a FBAR report... IF...

    FBAR...???
    Must you remit a FBAR report...
    IF you have more than one acc't in your name with the _same_ bank and each acc't has _less_ than $10K-US ???
    thanks...
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    Dune buggies...I'm not aware of any for rental...

    Dune buggies...I'm not aware of any for rental for personal use, but the the last site listed below also has dune buggie's and a modest buggy track.
    Bira is the best track for go-carts, but...
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    Interesting. Having biked to Snooky many times...

    Interesting. Having biked to Snooky many times and upon reading of your experience I contacted a number of friends who reside there. I also scanned the Snooky and other Cambo websites. NONE of them...
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    Yes, forget going to the local Pattaya rip-off...

    Yes, forget going to the local Pattaya rip-off place...

    Instead maybe your guests will have a much better and less costly time
    at the Dolphin park in Chanthaburi. It not that far a drive from...
  25. Yep...my bad!! I forgot that you can instruct...

    Yep...my bad!!
    I forgot that you can instruct the SSA to send your monthly payments to the NYC branch of BKK bank, who will then transfer the funds to you BKK bank in Thailand. You do need to have...
  26. Then the CM Embassy is not informed. Below is a...

    Then the CM Embassy is not informed.
    Below is a link to the SSA main site and the list of foreign countries where you can have deposits sent. Thailand is _not_ on the list.
    Your Payments When You...
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    People have the tendency to embrace the latest...

    People have the tendency to embrace the latest quick weight loss fad.
    They hope to lose weight easily, though there is no such proven method,
    and some, possibly like the Chinese coffee, may result...
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    If you're looking for top quality silk, in Issan,...

    If you're looking for top quality silk, in Issan, then you must go to the Thasawang silk village which is about 10-12km NW of Surin. The village also make some silk for the Jim Thompson shops.
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    A rumor that's pure hogwash... If this...

    A rumor that's pure hogwash...
    If this unsubstantiated conjecture were true, you'd be reading about deaths of massive numbers of the Thai population!!
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    Ah, such great parenting. Didn't 'ground' the...

    Ah, such great parenting. Didn't 'ground' the kid; didn't take away his moto privileges. Will he grow up to just be another indifferent somchai? Maybe dad needs some parenting lessons...


    ...
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    Also, check w/ The Avenue lanes, as they...

    Also, check w/ The Avenue lanes, as they periodically have a special weekday price of 120-Bt for 3 games + the shoe rental
  32. Each of the below sites requires you sign up and...

    Each of the below sites requires you sign up and should maintain at least a 1:1 upload/download ratio.

    SiamBt has files only in Thai: movies, amime, books (audio & Ebooks), applications, music,...
  33. Wonderful... Maybe I'd be able to do some...

    Wonderful...
    Maybe I'd be able to do some skiing in Northern Thailand, but alas, there are no really tall mountains here...only bunny slopes. ;-)
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    If you don't have a Thai DL (which per the ASEAN...

    If you don't have a Thai DL (which per the ASEAN agreement is valid in SEA countries)...then an International Driver's Permit, to be perfectly legal.
    However, many in Thailand and elsewhere still...
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    We took big bikes into Vietnam - Legally!

    We took big bikes into Vietnam - Legally!

    Not only did we enter Vietnam on a Thai licensed Suzuki 250 Djebel and a Cambo licensed Suzuki DR 650, John and I didn't have to pay for a visa to enter...
  36. Yasothon and its' incredible Rocket Festival!!

    Yasothon and its' incredible Rocket Festival!!

    Yasothon city is a small rice growing community with a listed population of just under 20,000 residents. It first began having their Rocket Festival...
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    The test may present some difficulties to first...

    The test may present some difficulties to first time drivers, but you'd be surprised that even though they may have displayed a lack of competence some still are granted driver licenses.

    Such was...
  38. Is that suggest just your form of _sick_ humor,...

    Is that suggest just your form of _sick_ humor, or are you not aware that there have been 7 _unexplained deaths_ of tourists, at that hotel this year!!
    Each of the deceased, both young and old, had...
  39. Ah, but which of those two goons is to be the...

    Ah, but which of those two goons is to be the next mayor?
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    As mentioned 'ph' is pronounced as 'f' in the...

    As mentioned 'ph' is pronounced as 'f' in the English language.
    And calling those 'cunts' who pronounce Phuket improperly, what should
    we call you for spelling 'pursuits' improperly???
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    To buy the stock, you'd need to apply and join a...

    To buy the stock, you'd need to apply and join a stock brokerage.
    I'd suggest consider Kim Eng Securities which may be the largest in Thailand:
    Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) PLC.

    I've no idea if...
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    I suggest looking at the many posted ads located...

    I suggest looking at the many posted ads located outside Friendship Market (located on South Pattaya Rd). Also in some shops the Pattaya Mail is delivered on Thursday evening and you can search the...
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    khmen... It would benefit others if you would...

    khmen...
    It would benefit others if you would always post when and where you will be driving a bike...so sane and sober bikers can avoid you! Or, best just always use a songtaw or moto dop!

    I've...
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    Try JIB Computers, they may have a store in your...

    Try JIB Computers, they may have a store in your area.
    You can see pricing here (scroll down):
    J.I.B. COMPUTER GROUP

    If no JIB store in your area, have a Thai help you with ordering one. A good...
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    Could Boon Mee be an ardent Fox News fan [i.e....

    Could Boon Mee be an ardent Fox News fan [i.e. clueless]?
    Apparently he or she (?) hasn't read any of the various files leaked, which not only expose questionable exploits and dealing of the US,...
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    In 1985, no fine was assessed when...a pedal...

    In 1985, no fine was assessed when...a pedal bicycle...attained a speed of 152mph (245km/h). At the time, I was involved with one of companies which sponsored the rider and speed attempt. That speed...
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    You didn't indicate if your have a bike or need...

    You didn't indicate if your have a bike or need to rent one.

    For variety of terrain, I'd suggest considering the Chiang Mai area.
    For various trip reports, whether in Chiang Mai or other areas...
  48. Other bridges for trade between Thailand and Laos...

    Other bridges for trade between Thailand and Laos are called Friendship Bridges, but isn't if a misnomer to call a bridge between Thai-Burma a "Friendship" Bridge.

    Who is Burma friendly with other...
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    Agreed...it's absolutely useless! Now here is...

    Agreed...it's absolutely useless!

    Now here is an incredible (and functional!) motorcycle.
    Unfortunately, it costs a mere $120,000-US:

    MV Agusta F4CC

    At $120,000, the MV Agusta F4CC is a...
  50. Apparently, their stay in Thailand will now be...

    Apparently, their stay in Thailand will now be _much_ longer than they had originally planned!
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