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    I have no idea, but, they do get health and a...

    I have no idea, but, they do get health and a good pension.
    Surely, if you were going for money, you'd go to Japan, Germany, or, where-ever, but, not Thailand unless you were in a top-flight...
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    What's the point in spending years at school to...

    What's the point in spending years at school to get qualified, then teach in Thailand for shit money?
    I would of thought that with proper qualifications, you would go where the money is.
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    What a load of cobblers! When I was at school,...

    bloody hell, what an approach to life SB!!

    the incentive to learn is normally part of our make-up, part of our life

    we learn new things all the time, the main thing is to be interested in...
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    If you can't be "failed", what's the incentive to...

    If you can't be "failed", what's the incentive to learn?
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    I have a feeling that there are going to be a lot...

    I have a feeling that there are going to be a lot more TEFLers of the aged, drunk and broke variety entering the "profession" within the next year.
  6. ^ Where were you chicken-shit Aussies in the...

    ^
    Where were you chicken-shit Aussies in the Falklands then, eh?
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    I was told that Mehkong is banned from Europe due...

    I was told that Mehkong is banned from Europe due to excessive lead content.
    The joints of the copper piping in the brewery are joined with some kind of lead based solder.

    Certainly explains the...
  8. Oh, there definitely is a special relationship...

    Oh, there definitely is a special relationship with Kenya. His father emigrated to the States from there.
    I can prove it with loads of articles from the Kenyan press.
  9. Hold on! I though he had a "special...

    Are you talking about the special relationship that Obama has with Indonesia? Cos that's all we hear about here![/quote]
    Hold on!
    I though he had a "special relationship" with Kenya?
  10. You think any politician would get elected if he...

    You think any politician would get elected if he told the truth before winning office?
  11. Thread: Thai fiancee

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    4 months and you're getting married? Braver man...

    And the missus?[/quote]
    4 months and you're getting married?
    Braver man than me.
  12. MV is Motor Vessel

    MV is Motor Vessel
  13. If Britain is on par with the other 190 countries...

    If Britain is on par with the other 190 countries of the world, then I guess the US will understand if Britain withdraws all its troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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    A waterspout is extremely localized. If it was a...

    A waterspout is extremely localized. If it was a whirlwind at sea, another boat 20 metres away wouldn't have been affected.
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    If you read the report, it looks like he was hit...

    If you read the report, it looks like he was hit by some kind of water-spout that "spun" the boat. More like a freak weather condition rather than incompetence.
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    You probably know more about it than me then. The...

    Me too !
    For many years I and my family were "live aboards" - using the boat as a travelling base ! ( Converted trawler, Dutch barge(Luxemotor) and a UK narrow boat !)

    I know exactly what you...
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    Clinton responded by attacking a pharmaceutical...

    Clinton responded by attacking a pharmaceutical factory in Sudan.
    Don't have much luck in "leaders" do you?
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    ^ ^What are you babbling about? What cause and...

    ^ ^What are you babbling about?
    What cause and effect? Dubya broke the country with pork barrel politics and unecessary, politically dubious tax cuts and disasterous foreign policy.

    His future...
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    ^ He also left office with a budget surplus....

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    He also left office with a budget surplus.
    Dubya left BO with the biggest deficit in US history.
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    Just because a boat "looks" top heavy, doesn't...

    Just because a boat "looks" top heavy, doesn't mean it is.
    I have worked on small ships most of my adult life and they all look top-heavy, too.
    It all depends where the centre of gravity is located...
  21. Thread: Che Guevara

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    Considering most Thais don't know who Adolf...

    Considering most Thais don't know who Adolf Hitler was, do you really think they know Che?
    Nope, they just like a cool looking image.
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    I guess because he's quite accurate pointing out...

    I guess because he's quite accurate pointing out the faults with Thailand and its people, but, totally blind when it comes to the myriad faults of western counties.
    Also, his obvious distain for...
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    Winston Churchill's definition of a fanatic:- ...

    Winston Churchill's definition of a fanatic:-

    "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject".

    Sounds like the perfect description of Smeg.
  24. Dr. Richard Cracknell in Kata, Phuket. 076-330889

    Dr. Richard Cracknell in Kata, Phuket. 076-330889
  25. Thread: WTF is this?

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    Yes, it is a penis. It's called a Lingam and is...

    Yes, it is a penis. It's called a Lingam and is considered a good luck charm.
    Most countries that have been influenced by Indian culture have these penises as lucky charms.
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    Are you guys forgetting Marisa Tomei? Very good...

    Are you guys forgetting Marisa Tomei?
    Very good actress. Won an Oscar for My Cousin Vinny.
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    ^ Not if the Republicans field Sarah Palin. ...

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    Not if the Republicans field Sarah Palin.

    Didn't you say that McCain was a certainty?????
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    You're a Democrat?????!!!!!!!!! I'm shocked!!...

    You're a Democrat?????!!!!!!!!!

    I'm shocked!! Had you pegged for a died in the wool, won't hear a word against them Republican.
    Apologies.
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    Dubya.

    And just who would you consider as "MY HERO"[/quote]
    Dubya.
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    Firstly, it's been only a month since funds were...

    Firstly, it's been only a month since funds were released. Do you really expect to see results in that time frame?
    Secondly, that unemployment in Ohio is from companies that weren't bailed out.
    ...
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    Wild Hogs (2007) A comedy about four middle...

    Wild Hogs (2007)

    A comedy about four middle aged guys that ride Harley Davidsons on the week-ends. They are all having mid-life crises and decide on a road trip where they meet and go to war with...
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    On the one hand you right-wingers bitch about...

    On the one hand you right-wingers bitch about bail-outs, then have the gall to bitch about unemployment?
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    .....and this is who's fault?

    .....and this is who's fault?
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    You've got two choices. You can either let the...

    You've got two choices.
    You can either let the "up to you" drive you crazy, or, dive in head first and make all the decisions. If she doesn't like one of your choices, then tell her that she should...
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    ^ Damaged by fire on one side which led to the...

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    Damaged by fire on one side which led to the collapse.
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    Marmers? Nah! Nine times out of ten if you...

    Marmers? Nah!

    Nine times out of ten if you asked someone to "pass the marmers", you'd be given marmalade, not Marmite, and we all know that Marmalade is a cat, not a dog.
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    I'm sure CMn will be along any minute...

    I'm sure CMn will be along any minute now............
  38. Thread: Che Guevara

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    Warhol had nothing to do with it. The iconic...

    Warhol had nothing to do with it.
    The iconic image was drawn by Jim FitzPatrick based on a photograph taken by Alberto Korda in 1960.
  39. Brit values are far closer to the USA than the...

    Brit values are far closer to the USA than the EU, especially when it comes to the economy.
    The biggest employer in France is the State. Getting a job with the State is the holy grail in France. You...
  40. Funny how the "Special Relationship" is really...

    Funny how the "Special Relationship" is really only mentioned in the UK.
    It is obviously not a partnership between equals and anybody who thinks so, is deluding themselves.
    I agree that the UK...
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    I think that should be "Buster Gonad and his...

    I think that should be "Buster Gonad and his unfeasibly large testicles".
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    No objection to pubic hair, it's when they extend...

    No objection to pubic hair, it's when they extend as side-burns down the inner thighs, I don't like.
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    The Republican party must be desperate if they...

    The Republican party must be desperate if they are looking to Sarah Palin for 2012.
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    Have always been partial to front-loaders.

    Have always been partial to front-loaders.
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    I've always thought that Buddhism was the best of...

    I've always thought that Buddhism was the best of a bad lot (all religions), but, I find it a rather cold and selfish religion.
    Buddhists are quite open about the reasons for doing good deeds; it's...
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    What they don't tell you was that the guy was...

    Yes, that's the one![/quote]
    What they don't tell you was that the guy was caught not long after he had murdered members of the general's family.
    It was explained in a documentary by that Aussie...
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    Yes, an old article, but, it is as relevant today...

    Wasted eh...shame. Posted from 1994, and after he called me dumb about twenty times.[/quote]
    Yes, an old article, but, it is as relevant today as it was back then.
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    The March by E.L. Doctorow. A fictionalized...

    The March by E.L. Doctorow.

    A fictionalized account of General Sherman's march to the sea through Georgia, destroying everything as he went during the American Civil War.
    Very good.
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    Jeez......moderation on teakdoor is getting silly.

    Jeez......moderation on teakdoor is getting silly.
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    Aren't you displaying the exact same bigotry that...

    Aren't you displaying the exact same bigotry that you are accusing the men of?
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