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    Soap on a rope wtf happened to the joyful banter...

    Soap on a rope wtf happened to the joyful banter of yesteryear ?

    Warning JohnG also posts on New Mandala zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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    Those crocks would make excellent speed bumps.

    Those crocks would make excellent speed bumps.
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    The guy throwing the net is pathetic enough, but...

    The guy throwing the net is pathetic enough, but check out the bloke in the middle armed with a butterfly net.
    WTF how is that going to stop a tiger ???
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    Nooooooo˛oooooooooooo Healthy macho Catalonian...

    Nooooooo˛oooooooooooo
    Healthy macho Catalonian Catholic males wearing skirts and makeup !!!

    Shirley you jest I pondered ?

    My eyes my poor innocent eyes ! I've gone right off me paella and I'm...
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    Phew back to computers again.

    Phew back to computers again.
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    Panic to relief and back to panic !!! Boo...

    Panic to relief and back to panic !!!

    Boo announces his persuasion issue - Panic
    Turns out it's a computer issue - Relief
    Now I have to log out feeling confused - Panic
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    Glad the info is useful chaps. Both of those...

    Glad the info is useful chaps. Both of those websites have offices in town with English staff.

    Regarding "illegals" in the neighbourhood.
    There's about 5 African chappies with market stalls on...
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    Has anyone bought one here? We had one...

    Has anyone bought one here?

    We had one exactly like that, if memory serves me right it was 900 Baht from a local hardware store. It was used with mucho gusto when we used to chop up piggies. It...
  9. Stringent new test in Thailand. I think it's...

    Stringent new test in Thailand.

    I think it's a typo with a grammatical error. It should read

    New string vest in Thailand
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    Sorry Jim maybe I was being too generic. I was...

    Sorry Jim maybe I was being too generic. I was merely giving food for thought to people who are considering the alternative lifestyle.
    Spending quality time with the family is the most important...
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    The other thing is will the Thai wife be willing...

    The other thing is will the Thai wife be willing to accept that lifestyle. Being married to a falang normally means not having to do anything. The concept of a falang working the land or raising...
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    The anti baseball bat amulets are very rare but I...

    The anti baseball bat amulets are very rare but I believe he has half a dozen anti small stick ones.
    The combined power of these should be able to ward off a baseball bat attack. This is true...
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    Dill has over a hundred amulets and using chicken...

    Dill has over a hundred amulets and using chicken wire has fabricated a kind of holy chain mail.
    This combined with a 150 Baht crash helmet means he is perfectly safe. :)
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    Brilliant stuff Dick thanks for posting. Me and...

    Brilliant stuff Dick thanks for posting. Me and the wife have always wanted to visit Japan.
    Great photos well done.
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    Have a look here it's where we found our rental ...

    Have a look here it's where we found our rental

    Properties for Sale in Almeria from Voss Homes | Voss Homes Spain

    Or try this one

    Search | AlmerÝa Tropical Homes

    Plenty of varying...
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    Mountain bikes are great Chas ...

    Mountain bikes are great Chas


    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/35314/20160610_101849.jpg



    But one of these is much better
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    If I may interject, when we lived in Thailand we...

    If I may interject, when we lived in Thailand we lived between 2 villages in the arse end of nowhere.
    I can't recall ever locking the house or closing the front door. Mind you we had 10+ dogs.
    ...
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    We had pigs when we were in Thailand. After...

    We had pigs when we were in Thailand.
    After watching the locals "prepare" them a few times we thought we could do that and save a few Baht.
    So I got quite proficient at bashing them on the head...
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    Interesting thread this. After selling up in...

    Interesting thread this.
    After selling up in Thailand we have been in rural Almeria Spain for nearly 5 months now.

    The wife and stepdaughter love it here. Ok Spanish red tape can be a pain at...
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    I also had tartan pants and a tartan scarf tied...

    I also had tartan pants and a tartan scarf tied to my wrist, combined with ginger hair I didn't get shagged much but I was 12 !

    :sorry1:
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    :sorry1: Lo siento Ole

    :sorry1:

    Lo siento

    Ole
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    Don't encourage him please ! Now Waspy old...

    Don't encourage him please !

    Now Waspy old fruity your design is looking suspiciously similar to the In Laws 7/11 design I stole from someone else.

    6m span, personally I wouldn't worry. The...
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    Yep the one in the middle no need for it. How...

    Yep the one in the middle no need for it.

    How to accurately arrive at the correct steel size and grade.

    Ask builder what size and grade of steel does he require. Being a fukwit he will over...
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    They are quite fond of their hubs. Maybe they...

    They are quite fond of their hubs.

    Maybe they could become the hub of hubs ?
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    Tiger parts are used in traditional Chinese medicine.

    The 40 dead tiger cubs were found in a freezer in a kitchen area, Department of National Parks deputy director-general Adisorn Nuchdamrong...
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    Gypsum board !! Gypsum board oh no not...

    Gypsum board !! Gypsum board oh no not acceptable.

    To cover up the asthetic beauty that is the underside of cement roof tiles would be a crime against architecture.

    And what of Por's welding...
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    Thanks Katie, it can be quite funny at times when...

    Thanks Katie, it can be quite funny at times when a perfectly innocent word in one language can mean something totally different in another.

    Wasp the chalet in Belgium sold within 3 weeks of...
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    Really interesting thanks for sharing, ...

    Really interesting thanks for sharing, definitely keep posting.

    Where's Geoff shouldn't he have posted "damn foreigners" by now !!
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    Mine is 23 years older than me, sorry Prag no...

    Mine is 23 years older than me, sorry Prag no pics of us together and can't take one as we are no longer there.
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    The carport is indeed a thing of beauty, well...

    The carport is indeed a thing of beauty, well done Por.
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    Wishing you a speedy recovery KT

    Wishing you a speedy recovery KT
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    Hello Wasp Why did we stay only for a short time...

    Hello Wasp
    Why did we stay only for a short time in Belgium ?

    I can't give a specific answer to that question as we were only there for 5 weeks.
    The country is nice and the people friendly, but...
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    No jugs Wasp Will a large pok pok suffice !! ...

    No jugs Wasp

    Will a large pok pok suffice !!


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    Ole
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    Apologies for crap quality of the pics. The...

    Apologies for crap quality of the pics.

    The Monday market is very good and stretches for 1km down the road.


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    One for...
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    You are up to 53 on mine :)

    You are up to 53 on mine :)
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    The most effective thing we tried was Baticol,...

    The most effective thing we tried was Baticol, it's very similar to sheep dip. Although not 100% effective it kept them off the longest. Also you can mix up some in a spray bottle and spray the dogs...
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    Javia is indeed very nice, I spent 4 days having...

    Javia is indeed very nice, I spent 4 days having a look around with friends who spend the winter there.
    I would have moved there but struggled to find a place that would accept 3 dogs.

    I'm sure...
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    When we took our 2 dogs to Thailand we purchased...

    When we took our 2 dogs to Thailand we purchased 'Cool Coats' you just soak the coats in water and put on the dog. They are really good at cooling the dogs down.
    The biggest problem with taking dogs...
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    I've got a tear or 2 in my eye now, This is...

    I've got a tear or 2 in my eye now,
    This is getting all nostalgic
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    Ok Fred you seem now to realise that people are...

    Ok Fred you seem now to realise that people are trying to help.
    Everything John has said is spot on.

    Wasp gave a generic account of what you can expect. I know you said they can't have what you...
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    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/35314/...

    https://teakdoor.com/Gallery/albums/userpics/35314/20160501_185441.jpg

    Almeria is very dry and it's not easy getting a decent pic with my phone.
    The fields next to us are not being used and look a...
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    A pic from the front, side, garden and the fields...

    A pic from the front, side, garden and the fields behind.
    Wasp phone pics are crap sorry


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    ...
  43. Mr Knowlton did a round house kick so fast it...

    Mr Knowlton did a round house kick so fast it diverted solar radiation away from the earth, thus saving the ozone and countless generations from doom.

    To return to topic.
    A few years ago in...
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    Will do Wasp. I will have to take some more with...

    Will do Wasp.
    I will have to take some more with my phone as the ones I have won't upload as the file size exceeds the limit.
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    https://youtu.be/p9SQCoa3lmQ Slightly...

    https://youtu.be/p9SQCoa3lmQ

    Slightly different from the original as he doesn't mention Scrotum
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    Excellent Rick We could have tapas and cervaza...

    Excellent Rick
    We could have tapas and cervaza with Betty
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    He may well be but he is also a character in Sir...

    He may well be but he is also a character in Sir Henry. If you can find it it's very funny and well worth it.
    There are clips from the movie but try to find the actual monologue.
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    You really really don't actually read other posts...

    You really really don't actually read other posts properly do you. If you did you wouldn't need to ask Davis those questions.

    We have FOJ

    We now have FOF

    good luck idiot you will need it
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    Ah Vivian Stanshall of Bonzo Dog doodah band...

    Ah
    Vivian Stanshall of Bonzo Dog doodah band (urban spaceman )
    He released a monologue titled Sir Henry at Rawlinson End. It was later made into a film with Trevor Howard playing Sir Henry, the...
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    Hi all just here to answer a question asked on...

    Hi all just here to answer a question asked on another thread.

    Rick I can only answer from our point of view because there's too many variables.
    We have been in Spain just over 3 months and we...
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