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    Made in Australia twice really.
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    FWIW, we are about to ship 100kg+ from Sydney. ...

    FWIW, we are about to ship 100kg+ from Sydney. Long story short, it was cheaper and/or easier to send it via air freight, and quicker. Sliding scale per kg, once we got over 100kg the rate per kg...
  5. Hopefully I simply misunderstood the embassy...

    Hopefully I simply misunderstood the embassy people at the time or the policy has changed - always thought it was a bit unfair.

    According to the 'Home Affairs' website I am wrong:
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  6. Ditto all of that - my daughter was born in...

    Ditto all of that - my daughter was born in Thailand 26 years ago and we registered her birth at the Australian embassy, got her a passport straight away to travel home at three weeks old. We...
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    Well yeah, good topic for a discussion or its own...

    Well yeah, good topic for a discussion or its own threade IMO, with a lot of us of retirement age and doing a bit of long-haul flying.

    I was given a pair of compression stockings to wear during...
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    Seen three blokes in Darlinghurst one time in a...

    Seen three blokes in Darlinghurst one time in a similar pose. They weren't playing sport though.

    Welcome Wynnum - you could have used a cane toad avatar and we'd have known you meant QRL.
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    Interesting that. I read somewhere that Airbus...

    Interesting that. I read somewhere that Airbus have a counter-complaint against Boeing in the works. Something to do with the subsidies / tax breaks Boeing gets from various state governments in...
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    I have no time for internet f#ckwits like you...

    I have no time for internet f#ckwits like you Harry. Go and build a sandcastle or something,

    Enjoy your life.
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    Misplaced you're sense of humour Harry? That's...

    Misplaced you're sense of humour Harry? That's fine, but keep your #&*%$ insults to yourself.
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    Another Ameristani cunning plan eh? ;) In the...

    Another Ameristani cunning plan eh? ;)

    In the photo on the ground the A319 looks like a pirate with that patch over it's eye. Arrrrgh. (I have been watching a pirate show this week - black...
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    ^ A 737-800, must have been quite new. I recall...

    ^ A 737-800, must have been quite new. I recall an Air France A340 did something similar in Canada years ago, when that aircraft was brand spanking new.

    The equivalent off having a bingle in...
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    The 'Houzz' website is a good source of ideas, so...

    The 'Houzz' website is a good source of ideas, so many photos. I can just never seem to pin down my search terms. Again, meh.

    Searched for 'exterior sunshade'. Lots of shade sails etc., but...
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    Happy new year to you too. :) Yeah, my Isaan...

    Happy new year to you too. :)

    Yeah, my Isaan in-laws have been bitching about the cold recently - posting LINE app photos of themselves wrapped in blankets. But it has been pretty chilly.
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    My local (government) hospital here in Oz has...

    My local (government) hospital here in Oz has recently opened a new wing, several stories high. On the outside of the walls they have some steel / alloy mesh stuff, with space between the mesh and...
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    ^ That's massive, I'll bet even services on the...

    ^ That's massive, I'll bet even services on the other side of the world are affected by that. Though I don't think Delta fly to Thailand any longer do they?

    I passed through ATL once, what an...
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    I know there are several ancient temples in...

    I know there are several ancient temples in southern Isaan related to Angkor / the Khmer civilisation. Google 'Khmer temples in Thailand' and a handy map comes up.

    The ones I have been to are...
  19. How did you achieve that weight loss Fondles? ...

    How did you achieve that weight loss Fondles? Going from 136kg to 95kg is massive, well done.
  20. During the eight-week thing, alcohol is "not...

    During the eight-week thing, alcohol is "not recommended". Wouldn't take much alcohol to consume the 800 calories anyway eh? High in carbs too. From what I have read, diabetes and alcohol are a...
  21. Anyone who has heard of Doctor Michael Mosley -...

    Anyone who has heard of Doctor Michael Mosley - the British TV health-documentary presenter - would likely have heard of this study.

    Michael himself was relatively slim when diagnosed as...
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    ^ I have been trying to think of a way to say...

    ^ I have been trying to think of a way to say much the same thing.

    I am designing a narrow house on a slab to be built perpendicular to the prevailing winds, and wonder is it going to help or...
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    It does look great. Love the lounge room...

    It does look great. Love the lounge room especially - the ceiling, the external doors, and the recessed timber internal door. I'm keeping all three in mind for my future build.

    It looks cool...
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    ^ That is massively face-saving for Airbus. ...

    ^ That is massively face-saving for Airbus. Expectation was they would sign a 30 x A380 deal with Emirates, but nothing - Emirates reportedly require guarantees the A380 will stay in production for...
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    In other news, re the Thai A350 we discussed a...

    In other news, re the Thai A350 we discussed a couple weeks ago, the BKK - MEL flights have now begun - 'after more than a year of delays'.
    Thai Airways Airbus A350 finally starts Bangkok to...
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    110,000 stranded customers - that's a...

    110,000 stranded customers - that's a mind-boggling number. Good that the UK govt is stepping in. Sounds like they will charter civilian aircraft, but wouldn't it be cool to be flown home in a...
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    Going back to the loungeroom and those...

    Going back to the loungeroom and those cantilevered doors - what will you do for security on those? I know it would stuff up the view, but Thai people seem to love their security gates / window bars...
  28. Firstly, I have no idea. But you'd think MY2018...

    Firstly, I have no idea. But you'd think MY2018 versions will be close to rolling out of the factory, given the need to get them to export markets. Do they sell these in Thailand though, or just...
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    Yeah, they've scheduled A350 BKK-MEL twice before...

    Yeah, they've scheduled A350 BKK-MEL twice before and had to postpone due to that “additional inspections and requirements from Australian authorities on Thai’s newest aircraft type”. Third time...
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    4m wide lounge? Well done, it looks wider than...

    4m wide lounge? Well done, it looks wider than that - must be the doors "bringing the outdoors in" as they might say in a marketing brochure.

    That's good news - I thought 4m would be too narrow...
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    Yeah, I was thinking "in law accommodation" in a...

    Yeah, I was thinking "in law accommodation" in a smart arsed kind of way. :)

    What's the width of the carport, from a standing-behind-the-truck perspective? 6m?

    Any idea what's the cost...
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    ^ Thai have been trying to run the A350 down to...

    ^ Thai have been trying to run the A350 down to Melbourne, but still (?) don't have permission from Australia's CASA (Aviation body) to fly that type in the country. The thinking is this is fallout...
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    Thank you - bookmarked. And there's a Rentokil...

    Thank you - bookmarked.

    And there's a Rentokil branch at Korat. :)
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    Thanks Norton / David for the link. I'm off to...

    Thanks Norton / David for the link. I'm off to read the thread now. (2007 - no wonder I didn't spot it.)

    I've been wondering what's the harm in a few termites. We've had activity in our Sydney...
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    Interesting post ... thought provoking. Thx. ...

    Interesting post ... thought provoking. Thx. I'll copy 'n paste that to my little text file of wisdom.

    Ah, the joys of dealing with Thai builders - I read some of the building threads with...
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    Why bother replying?

    Why bother replying?
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    Yeah, red brick would save the wife-grief. But...

    Yeah, red brick would save the wife-grief. But I'd like to do without aircon, at least in the living space.

    Our single-story place in Sydney is built of clay brick walls / concrete tile roof. ...
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    smooci.com escorts on demand. Hong Kong "coming...

    smooci.com escorts on demand. Hong Kong "coming soon". :bananasexy:
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    Do termites tunnel through...

    Do termites tunnel through concrete/mortar/cement/cinder blocks etc.? - Dr Don's Termite Pages



    So not so much "eat" AAC blocks. Just "readily penetrate" AAC blocks.

    What's up with the...
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    I found this on a manufacturer's website: ...

    I found this on a manufacturer's website:
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    Pest & Termite Resistance

    AAC Blocks do not allow spread of termites and growth of pests and hence provides longer life to...
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    Red bricks Vs AAC

    Thermal blocks - AAC - Superblock.

    What is the current thinking with these versus using Thai red bricks?

    The reason I ask is, my wife has found some negativity towards them on Thai-language...
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    I know what you mean with the errands - family...

    I know what you mean with the errands - family seem to save up time consuming BS for when we visit. My wife is the eldest and the father has now passed away, so she is 'head of the family'.
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    #23 BS as well, unless you reprhase it as...

    #23 BS as well, unless you reprhase it as "Melbourne is considered the sporting capital of the world by attention-starved Melburnians...".

    Not exactly overflowing with world sport, just their...
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    ^ And spilled bong water will always be "Terry's...

    ^ And spilled bong water will always be "Terry's Camry". :D
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    Geez, to put that in perspective, Australia's...

    Geez, to put that in perspective, Australia's busiest airport - Sydney - only did 41m last year. Next busiest after that I don't think even hit 30m. And Don Mueang is just Bangkok's secondary...
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    ^ Also replacing an A330 from Melbourne with an...

    ^ Also replacing an A330 from Melbourne with an A380, to connect at Singapore with QF1 from Sydney. Hopefully they will do that with smaller aircraft from some of the other capital cities too, some...
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    ^ That "wing panel damage" - straight away...

    ^ That "wing panel damage" - straight away thought of the Air France Concorde crash. <shudder>
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    And everything in Thailand is always someone...

    And everything in Thailand is always someone else's fault.

    Not much help when they're smeared along the road or wrapped around a truck's rear wheels, but there you go.
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    This sorta thing was explained to me as something...

    This sorta thing was explained to me as something like "if you agreed to their price, they think they must have undervalued it". So they put it back on the market at a higher price.

    Right up...
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    Mature trees - good idea, noted. Wind - does...

    Mature trees - good idea, noted.

    Wind - does anyone know of a website that gives accurate Thailand wind info? We're planning on building and living in a carport / shed combo first, and I'll...
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