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    ^ Yes, costs please...

    ^ Yes, costs please...
  2. Thread: Keeping Cool

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    Absolutely true. The containers are seldom if...

    Absolutely true. The containers are seldom if ever properly disinfected. I walk to the other side of the road to avoid their spray. Chlorinated water alone will not suffice; leave a 20 liter...
  3. Thread: Barking dog

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    ^^^ You might try taking him to a pond or some...

    ^^^
    You might try taking him to a pond or some such body of water. Good therapy relief for the olde guy, and your buddy too - he's a sweetheart!

    Inspired from:
    Schoep, the Arthritic Dog Whose...
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    Rome to Rio, a new Australian website does...

    Rome to Rio, a new Australian website does complete planning for air as well as all the connections in between such as boat,train, and bus.
    You may wish to give it a go:
    Rome2rio: discover how to...
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    Ever wonder why nearly everyone is coughing after...

    Ever wonder why nearly everyone is coughing after an air-conditioned bus ride, say from 'Nakkon-nowher' to Bkk, filthy aircon filters that are seldom if ever cleaned. Same goes for most hotel rooms -...
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    ^ Good Advice. But it's no good if you can not...

    ^ Good Advice. But it's no good if you can not immediately locate the charcoal tablets and the 3% Hydrogen Peroxide. These are inexpensive. Keep a couple of these antidote kits handy where the dogs...
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    'Will this work or is the guy pulling my leg?...

    'Will this work or is the guy pulling my leg? Does anyone have experience with this way of 'fixing' a dog?'
    What the... Why did you not seek advice prior to medically experimenting on your pet.
    The...
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    ^ it wasn't the salt in the water, nor probably...

    ^ it wasn't the salt in the water, nor probably the 'pee'...
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    " ...what's the difference between inverter and...

    " ...what's the difference between inverter and non-inverter ?"
    Google is your friend....
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    Luy your thread OM. Please keep it flowing, and...

    Luy your thread OM. Please keep it flowing, and should it slow a bit, why not add a bit about your farm....

    You certainly lucked in with your lady; I also luv her work ethic, to wit:
    ‘Then my...
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    You've always an interesting take on life in...

    You've always an interesting take on life in Thailand, BLD. Thank you, I'll log this for future use. Cheers
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    'Fun' and 'Mae Sot' are mutually exclusive.......

    'Fun' and 'Mae Sot' are mutually exclusive....
    Been there, didn't do that.
  13. ^ Exactly. Given the number of monks, shopping in...

    ^ Exactly. Given the number of monks, shopping in general especially for games, vdos and computer gear, seen daily in the malls of CMai, I'm surprised any monks are 'holding down the fort', so to...
  14. 'The highways officer claimed the crane exceeded...

    'The highways officer claimed the crane exceeded the allowable maximum weight for vehicles using the highway by 300 kilogrammes.'
    Which begs the question: exactly how did the highways officer know...
  15. '...discourage students from after-midnight...

    '...discourage students from after-midnight tutoring on campus'
    Tutoring after midnight? Who's kidding whom?
  16. 'The city government, citing monitoring...

    'The city government, citing monitoring authorities, said the drinking water quality has not been affected.'
    Yeah right! China is a toxic catastrophe....and they don't seem to care: a deliberate...
  17. #43 Wizard of Oz...

    #43 Wizard of Oz
    “ Now with the dashcam, yes I can venture out alone, if in an accident, I have everything recorded, time, date, speed, GPS coordinates, sound and video.

    Also good if you get...
  18. Thread: jock rot

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    ^ n ^^ agree...best see a doctor, even one of...

    ^ n ^^ agree...best see a doctor, even one of those shop house docs who open at nite to handle the wee girlies. I say this, because you claim it's recurring - NOT GOOD. Enuf wif the sermon, now down...
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    Best ask in the cmai forum on, hmm, the other...

    Best ask in the cmai forum on, hmm, the other site: you'd get a lot of generous folks with their suggestions.
    BTW, most cmai stone providers buy at a huge place before Tak. Been there, done that;...
  20. Why can't these suicide jumpers at least dress...

    Why can't these suicide jumpers at least dress for the occasion: a tux would be de riguer ('zu lachen' in German), certainly not " dressed in a striped shirt and white underpants" - I mean, what...
  21. Re: ' not like a girl I saw recently; ... with a...

    Re: ' not like a girl I saw recently; ... with a big teddy bear '
    Many university female (and some male) students parade about with stuffed toys, especially teddy bears.
    I can recall a multitude...
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    Exactly what is the age of consent in Thailand? ...

    Exactly what is the age of consent in Thailand?
    It seems to change at whim.

    Obviously the punters are dicing with possible problems on a daily basis. Possibly it is kept problematic for possible...
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    ^ '...the slightest of insults it entitles them...

    ^ '...the slightest of insults it entitles them to round up a possy who have no connection with the incident and then go about inflicting unlawful bodily harm!'

    No need to round up a posse, tout...
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    If you kill the dog the village will zero in on...

    If you kill the dog the village will zero in on you, the token farang; because Thais being Buddhist would never contemplate let alone kill an animal. :mid:
  25. ^ Nice one,Sub!

    ^ Nice one,Sub!
  26. 'it is not just Thai society, it is human nature,...

    'it is not just Thai society, it is human nature, the act and the cover ups' - too true.
  27. ^^^ Apparently the idea is to pay the bribe at...

    ^^^ Apparently the idea is to pay the bribe at once to put the brakes on the paperwork. Once the chain of paperwork, probably inches thick eventually not unlike that for a work permit, is underway...
  28. ^^ 'well connected' 'well connected': That's...

    ^^ 'well connected' 'well connected': That's what they all say, even some farangs.

    In this instance, 'well connected' to whom exactly, do they say?
  29. ^^^ BFA - my thought too. Rather strange. ...

    ^^^ BFA - my thought too. Rather strange.

    Dawn attack - recommended by many armies and insurgents. Glad to see the Thai army sentries were on alert, and the base was apparently on 'stand-to'.
    ...
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    All the Silka products are tops in their field,...

    All the Silka products are tops in their field, but won't remedy this cluster-fuk.
    The rebar should be at least a third within the poured concrete, not near or at the surface as the pix show. Water...
  31. Try your local 'tassabahn' who will provide the...

    Try your local 'tassabahn' who will provide the required documents and will assist you at a fraction of what a lawyer charges. As well this will likely be the first stop upon the death of anyone...
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    ^ Luv it!

    ^ Luv it!
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    'appointing the nastiest prick in the cells' ...

    'appointing the nastiest prick in the cells'

    Then who would you anoint?
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    Ask your wife to ask the neighbors, on her day...

    Ask your wife to ask the neighbors, on her day off.
  35. ^^'I always drink from beer bottles opened in...

    ^^'I always drink from beer bottles opened in front of me'.
    Good advice; and additionally take your drink with you when you visit the heads: don't leave the table without it.
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    How about keeping us all in the picture...

    How about keeping us all in the picture guys...this is worth caching. Cheers
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    ^ "At least no farang was involved" Thankfully....

    ^ "At least no farang was involved"
    Thankfully.
    So a follow-up would be spreading the word to fellow farangs to walk along a few sois to avoid this particular 'mafia' ^^^, not to mention other...
  38. ^^'Great. The rest of the world is going to have...

    ^^'Great. The rest of the world is going to have to go through the painful process of taking the new kid on the block through all the stages of evolution. Not that we are paragons of virtue.
    For a...
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    I use a Japanese gas water heater because of...

    I use a Japanese gas water heater because of dodgy electrical installation in rented house.
  40. ^^ Allow me to amend that for you: 'Pattaya:...

    ^^ Allow me to amend that for you:
    'Pattaya: 04.30am. Shit...' happened.
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    These concrete calculators are a must for any...

    These concrete calculators are a must for any concrete project:

    https://www.google.co.th/search?q=CONCRETE+ESTIMATOR&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
    ...
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    I too have been using Vuze for years; but their...

    I too have been using Vuze for years; but their recent update eliminates many of the excellent torrent download sites including renowned KAT.
    It no longer links to many torrent downloads probably...
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    ^ Around 2000 to 2500 Baht in CMai. These student...

    ^ Around 2000 to 2500 Baht in CMai. These student apartments fill up rapidly, in many cases if handy a vocational college well before the building is completed.
  44. #71. ^^^^^ Indeed. While working in Sudan, I had...

    #71. ^^^^^
    Indeed. While working in Sudan, I had on occasion to take a bus from the Red Sea to Khartoum. As I boarded one bus I thought good as it was obviously imported from Europe, from the metal...
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    ^ Nicely worded there kmart.

    ^ Nicely worded there kmart.
  46. Thread: Health Insurance

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    If you are insured with BUPA continuously prior...

    I could have put that better. Companies like BUPA will refuse to renew after you reach a certain age. Just when you might soon need some serious help.[/quote]

    If you are insured with BUPA...
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    ^ Spot on MisKit.

    ^ Spot on MisKit.
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    DSI Police raid probably suggested by the Police...

    DSI Police raid probably suggested by the Police Wives' Club
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    ^^ and ^^^^ Suggest you return to your day job.

    ^^ and ^^^^ Suggest you return to your day job.
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    Having had Type B visas in the past, upon exiting...

    Having had Type B visas in the past, upon exiting Thailand via the border north of CRai and immediately returning,
    I was granted a further 90 day-extension. Not sure if that works for a 3-month B...
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