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    That seems like a lot, of course it depends how...

    That seems like a lot, of course it depends how many parts are replaced. I get mine serviced in Hong Kong once every couple of decades, whether it needs it or not.

    My 'glass' is actually plastic...
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    Optimus Prime 70350

    Optimus Prime

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  3. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    This is no problem, I can retire to the sala bar...

    This is no problem, I can retire to the sala bar and pour KW's single malt, then we can swap.

    I must say the whole project has gone very well. I'd say it has gone swimmingly.
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    The shop is selling mosquito nets. They seem to...

    The shop is selling mosquito nets. They seem to be less common than they used to be, even in the villages here without aircon where there must be as many mosqitoes today as there were then. I know...
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    Tomahawk of Mayan antiquity has a white knob. ...

    Tomahawk of Mayan antiquity has a white knob.

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  6. Thread: What it is?

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    Interesting. I saw that curve as a convex shape...

    Interesting. I saw that curve as a convex shape when it was actually concave. Completely wrong, basically.
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    Interesting to compare today's rates with those...

    Interesting to compare today's rates with those from one year ago. The GBP has clawed back better than 10%, the CNY too. Meanwhile, the USD where I am invested, is nearly flat against the Baht over...
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    Sticky: A Tiger or a mimic or something else entirely? ...

    A Tiger or a mimic or something else entirely?

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    Passed by Doffcocker a few times, never stopped,...

    Passed by Doffcocker a few times, never stopped, it is the route around Bolton from the motorway to where I then lived in Turton Bottoms. The childen were young and still recall it as "Turkey...
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    That's a good price, isn't it? Even the Ayam are...

    That's a good price, isn't it? Even the Ayam are B49 in Tesco here, from memory.
  11. So much is uncertain. If I were a Brit at home in...

    So much is uncertain. If I were a Brit at home in the UK planning my summer holiday I can see a list of reasons why Phuket is not my best choice. I think I'd take a shorter flight to Greece where I...
  12. In other words, Phuket is not really open. They...

    In other words, Phuket is not really open. They have to show that they are trying, I suppose. Will restaurants be serving alcohol?

    Some people are preparing for visitors. My friend there told me...
  13. Thread: What it is?

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    They have fish and coconuts and guano. The former...

    They have fish and coconuts and guano. The former Gilbert and Ellice Islands. I am making no progress. Time for A
    N. Other.
  14. Thread: What it is?

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    Is it something from which something else is...

    Is it something from which something else is poured?
    Or not?
  15. Thread: What it is?

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    Yep, soap it is. :smileylaughing:

    Yep, soap it is.

    :smileylaughing:
  16. Thread: What it is?

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    Bar of soap.

    Bar of soap.
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    Safari adventure found amorous rhinos'...

    Safari adventure found amorous rhinos' intercourse sensational.
  18. Thread: What it is?

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    Is it the heel of an old shoe?

    Is it the heel of an old shoe?
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    I know just the man.

    I know just the man.
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    Maybe third time lucky? I post a pic, I can see...

    Maybe third time lucky? I post a pic, I can see it, I can change the size, it isn't there when I post. Go back, edit, repeat, still not there. This time:

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    Maybe Shek O beach? Shek O village is behind the...

    Maybe Shek O beach? Shek O village is behind the beach with a couple of small popular places for a beverage. This pic was my last visit there, a mucky day in April '19.


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    A smart innovation.

    A smart innovation.
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    And how the moat is really wet.

    And how the moat is really wet.
  24. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Easy peasy. On its side and turn it through 90...

    Easy peasy. On its side and turn it through 90 degrees as you pass the right angle between the horizontal and the upright.
    It will still be heavy as fook. Have you got a trolley?
    Please make sure...
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    That is one big snake. I like your improvised...

    That is one big snake.
    I like your improvised snake lassoo. What would we do without blue plastic pipe?
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    In Thailand? CCTV not working? Barely credible....

    In Thailand? CCTV not working? Barely credible. :rolleyes:
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    It comes at a price! A lot more dosh than I shall...

    It comes at a price! A lot more dosh than I shall ever see.

    A bit further on round the island and you get to Shek O, where old money and 'tycoons' (always 'tycoons' in the media) have their...
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    A fair guess, it would be tricky if you didn't...

    A fair guess, it would be tricky if you didn't know it. It is HK Island, Redhill Peninsula, looking across Tai Tam Harbour towards Shek-O country park.
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    One of my ex's many complaints about me: "Why do...

    One of my ex's many complaints about me: "Why do you always have to sniff the milk?"

    At least, that is what I think she said, I seldom paid attention.
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    Back in the real world, less a balcony, more of a...

    Back in the real world, less a balcony, more of a balcony rail. A small bar in Nakhon Phanom, looking across the Mekong to Laos. A pleasant spot for a sundowner or three.

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    My friend's small balcony in Hong Kong. I stayed...

    My friend's small balcony in Hong Kong. I stayed with him so often it felt like home.

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    The view outside:

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    The view inside:
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    This has really been a problem for many. People I...

    This has really been a problem for many. People I know down there have friends or relatives, in one case a dependant child, who have applied multiple times for permission to return. Ten or twelve...
  33. They say 'fell while sailing' and there is no...

    They say 'fell while sailing' and there is no mention of any dive gear, I think even the BiB would notice a scuba tank.

    On the other hand, the story doesn't mention why he took his boat out. He...
  34. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Good point. Mendip already has a sala there....

    Good point. Mendip already has a sala there. Maybe you can share with him the plans for your pool bar. He'll need a project between finishing the pier and starting work in November.

    :)
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    I'd bet at least one young man has used that as a...

    I'd bet at least one young man has used that as a urinal.
  36. Me too. I can get by in basic Chinese but I...

    Me too. I can get by in basic Chinese but I cannot seem to make any progress with Thai. I think there are several reasons, in my case:

    1. I am getting older and new language is definitely a...
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    English never get laid in summer holidays.

    English never get laid in summer holidays.
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    I'll happily join you both, after others have...

    I'll happily join you both, after others have done a bit of dynamic load testing. :)
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    Sticky: A couple of whites: 7004470045 This one...

    A couple of whites:

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    This one was taken separately from the last, I think it is different:

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    Sticky: Great Eggfly, female? 700387003970040 ...

    Great Eggfly, female?

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    Brown things:

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    I like it a lot too. I have an MM2H visa and if...

    I like it a lot too. I have an MM2H visa and if there were no Covid I'd be in Penang now arranging a renewal. Sadly, not possible at the moment.
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    Too much information.

    Too much information.
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    This is true. I was once watching a 'hummingbird'...

    This is true. I was once watching a 'hummingbird' at blossoms up a tall tree and it took a while to realise that it could only be a moth.
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    Sticky: Thanks, Troy. I am out of greens, nonetheless...

    Thanks, Troy. I am out of greens, nonetheless grateful.
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    Sticky: Not all the butterflies stop at the white...

    Not all the butterflies stop at the white flowers. Some just take a passing look and if it is not too hot I wander around behind them.

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    Great Eggfly

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    A small yellow thing. There...
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    Sticky: Unknowns, and with the poor quality of the pics...

    Unknowns, and with the poor quality of the pics they will probably remain unknowns.

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    The colour reproduction is not very helpful in this last picture. It was a bit more beige...
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    Does F1 still operate that 107% rule? I am...

    Does F1 still operate that 107% rule? I am surprised Mazepin even qualifies.
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    We are all different. I completely agree that car...

    We are all different. I completely agree that car is a sheep in sheep's clothing. I no longer want a police magnet. Bog-standard has the advantage that no one has fooked it. You can make your own...
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    My gf has a hangup about Indian food, as do many...

    My gf has a hangup about Indian food, as do many Thais, it seems. Walking around Penang she wants to try all the street food then shudders at anything Indian.

    Maybe I can tell her it is a famous...
  50. Well done! Good to read a success story.

    Well done! Good to read a success story.
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