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  1. Thread: Dinner

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    Coincidentally enough I decided to persevere with...

    Coincidentally enough I decided to persevere with this steak cooking malarkey, and to save Nidhogg the bother of buying and posting me up a few I picked up a couple of Australian ribeyes at Villa...
  2. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    ^ In actual fact it was the gardener who knocked...

    ^ In actual fact it was the gardener who knocked up this chilli fish. He may not be much use in the garden but he's not a bad chef.

    It was way too 'pet' for me... the wife had the fish while I had...
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    Seeing as you've got such a dearth of contestants...

    Seeing as you've got such a dearth of contestants Joe I'm gonna have a couple more goes. I'm hoping for at least a third place here.

    A 'nail house' that will soon be surrounded by a new high rise...
  4. Thread: What it is?

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    This is a really difficult one. Whereas it...

    This is a really difficult one.

    Whereas it seems that many continentals and some manufacturers do indeed call these contraptions 'step stools', you don't actually sit on them. Everything I have...
  5. Thread: What it is?

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    Step toe?

    Step toe?
  6. Thread: What it is?

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    A duster!

    A duster!
  7. Thread: What it is?

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    Is it a humane euthaniser?

    Is it a humane euthaniser?
  8. Thread: What it is?

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    A vegetable strainer?

    A vegetable strainer?
  9. Thread: What it is?

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    Aah... but I'm trying to keep this thread clean.

    Aah... but I'm trying to keep this thread clean.
  10. Thread: What it is?

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    It has to be some kind of fancy mop!

    It has to be some kind of fancy mop!
  11. Thread: What it is?

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    ^ You make me sound quite pedantic. I think...

    ^ You make me sound quite pedantic.

    I think it's ok to have more than one guess, but not in the same post. Maybe wait for a negative response, and maybe a clue and then have another go. At least...
  12. Thread: What it is?

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    ^^ Ha! I thought you'd recognise it! Well...

    ^^ Ha! I thought you'd recognise it!

    Well done... green owed!

    I didn't know they speak mind, never needed to use one!

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  13. Thread: What it is?

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    No and no. It's the top of something!

    No and no.

    It's the top of something!
  14. Thread: What it is?

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    No, that would be disgusting. But you do stand...

    No, that would be disgusting.

    But you do stand on it...
  15. Thread: What it is?

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    ^ Green sent. The thread that delivers!

    ^ Green sent.

    The thread that delivers!
  16. Thread: What it is?

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    ^ Not even close. Although to be honest it has...

    ^ Not even close.

    Although to be honest it has got a bit itchy again.
  17. Thread: What it is?

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    This thread has got a bit anarchic and it's easy...

    This thread has got a bit anarchic and it's easy to see who's responsible.

    My vision was for a simple format...

    Someone would post up a pic and then wait for people to guess what it was. If it...
  18. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    My good friend Jeremy Wade popped round last week...

    My good friend Jeremy Wade popped round last week to start filming his new series, 'Pond Monsters'!


    He's good... and caught a fine pla nin.

    Fish on! - YouTube
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    ^ Joe, you could've got that for 7.50 if you'd...

    ^ Joe, you could've got that for 7.50 if you'd waited until the end of the summer. I'm surprised at you.

    I hope it's got a good filter.
  20. China mystery animal box craze causes outrage

    One of the more depressing news articles I've read lately...


    China mystery animal box craze causes outrage


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    A craze in which...
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    Sorry mate, I didn't realise you were eating....

    Sorry mate, I didn't realise you were eating. Maybe this would have been more appropriate?


    Old manky Shreddies and new imported Boxers
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    ^ Your point being?

    ^ Your point being?
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    Can I have two goes Joe? If no-one else...

    Can I have two goes Joe?

    If no-one else enters, what do I win?

    Old slippers and new sandals

    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=68515&d=1620471850


    Old Dan and new Maya
  24. Thread: What it is?

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    You've done it again!?

    You've done it again!?
  25. Thread: What it is?

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    Not being picky, but isn't Strigils supposed to...

    Not being picky, but isn't Strigils supposed to confirm your guess and owe you a green?

    But anyway, that looks like a plastic bag of soup?
  26. Thread: Drunk food

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    Chunks of cheese. I was trying to follow HW's...

    Chunks of cheese.

    I was trying to follow HW's recipe as close as possible.
  27. Thread: Drunk food

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    ^ Looks great... but I don't believe you were...

    ^ Looks great... but I don't believe you were drunk when you made that!


    I thought I'd have a go at one of HW's chicken, cheese and mayo toasties when we got back late last night.
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  28. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: It's been a good week with the dogs. Maya had...

    It's been a good week with the dogs.

    Maya had her final visit to the vet... she's been on anti-biotics for a month and the blood test this week showed normal results - the white blood cell, red...
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    68465
  30. Thread: Daily Moan

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    ^ It all adds to the excitement. The gardener...

    ^ It all adds to the excitement.

    The gardener gets his glasses from the local barbers at 50 Baht a pair... he just tries loads on until he can half see again. I don't want to go down that route......
  31. Thread: What it is?

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    FFS... let's not go there again. Ootai popped...

    FFS... let's not go there again.

    Ootai popped in to say hello and offered his right foot for a picture. That manky Velcro thing on his foot is what I call a Jesus boot.

    I wear proper leather...
  32. Thread: Daily Moan

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    It's cost 2500 Baht to replace the chewed lenses...

    It's cost 2500 Baht to replace the chewed lenses in my glasses, not 1000 Baht as I'd hoped, and worse still it's gonna take them three days.

    This means I have to go to Bangkok without a reserve...
  33. I was legally married in Bangkok a lifetime ago...

    I was legally married in Bangkok a lifetime ago while on a visa exempt entry. In fact one consideration of getting married was to make life a lot easier travelling back and forth with a Non O.

    And...
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    ^ The greenhouse gas emissions will do far more...

    ^ The greenhouse gas emissions will do far more harm than the plastic packaging.
  35. Thread: Drunk food

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    'Groundbreaker' is the term most people use!

    'Groundbreaker' is the term most people use!
  36. Thread: Drunk food

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    ^ You've just given me an idea for tonight! I...

    ^ You've just given me an idea for tonight!

    I may even add a sprinkle of sweetcorn?
  37. From everything I can find out, there will be no...

    From everything I can find out, there will be no problem travelling to and from Bangkok, but I'll have to submit some forms to a local health authority once I get back home. If I do have to home...
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    You guys seem to think there's only two Mendys...

    You guys seem to think there's only two Mendys out there?
  39. Thread: What it is?

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    Is it that obvious? Well done! A green owed. ...

    Is it that obvious?

    Well done! A green owed.

    To be honest it's not what I'd call a proper sandal but let's not go there again.

    Guess who popped round to say hello in his best footwear?
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  40. Thread: What it is?

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    ^ No worries about the green... I seem to owe...

    ^ No worries about the green... I seem to owe loads at the moment.

    ^^ Klondyke... I'm surprised to see that you're still using those rocking horses with your new hip? That can't be easy.

    ...
  41. Thread: What it is?

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    ^ Is it the end of one of those bungee fitness...

    ^ Is it the end of one of those bungee fitness chords?




    I'm gonna send them down to Klondyke... I'm sure he can sort this out for me!
  42. ^ Yeah... with regular work rotations the leaving...

    ^ Yeah... with regular work rotations the leaving Thailand every 90 days has never been a problem... I think in 15 years I have only had to leave once for visa reasons when I busted my shoulder...
  43. ^ This is what I was told at Korat, so an...

    ^ This is what I was told at Korat, so an extension would only last until October when my passport expires... then I would have to go through the tortuous process again using my new passport. I hope...
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    ^ Address sent! :)

    ^ Address sent! :)
  45. Inter-provincial travel under Covid restrictions

    I've got no idea where to put this... relevant to a lot of threads.

    I have just been told that after nine weeks my new UK passport is finally ready to be collected at Trendy on Sukhumvit 13,...
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    FFS... if I was I'd have told JP to get some...

    FFS... if I was I'd have told JP to get some varnish on that bench pronto.
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    Sticky: ^^ I quite enjoyed my 15 day ASQ and am...

    ^^ I quite enjoyed my 15 day ASQ and am considering applying for another...

    I'm not obligated, but keep finding myself reminiscing back to those long carefree days and wonder if I'm allowed to do...
  48. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Easily 23 minutes to park.

    Easily 23 minutes to park.
  49. Thread: What it is?

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    OhOh, now it's my turn to say 'I'm flattered by...

    OhOh, now it's my turn to say 'I'm flattered by your faith in me'.

    I'd like to think I'm half useful at growing fruit and raising fish but woodwork is a different matter. I was thinking more along...
  50. Thread: What it is?

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    ^^ Well, I can't even get close with this one....

    ^^ Well, I can't even get close with this one. Some kind of a handle for something?

    Maybe if you're not so busy tomorrow Shutree a clue may be in order?


    ^^^ PAG I agree that building up the...
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