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    Some of the good stuff...ah, sippin' whisky ...

    Some of the good stuff...ah, sippin' whisky

    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=7228&stc=1
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    All, I've done the military support stuff; Saudi,...

    All, I've done the military support stuff; Saudi, Baghdad...and have prepared contract proposals for Afghanistan as well.

    Can't think of anyone else on TD that has more MS support work than I do,...
  3. While life does appear cheap here, it appears...

    While life does appear cheap here, it appears cheaper in Thailand, to be honest.

    There's far more violence in our neighbors to the north than we have to put up with in Malaysia.

    Just sayin'.
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  4. What a lying piece of garbage. Nothing that...

    What a lying piece of garbage.

    Nothing that was done was for 'democracy'. This guy needs to be purged for this government to have any legitimacy at all.

    How does one divide his life in two...
  5. Hope they then file a 'class action' suit against...

    Hope they then file a 'class action' suit against the PAD for damages and losses to both airports, stranded tourists, tourism-related losses, lost taxes, costs of 'crowd control' by police, etc.
  6. $25? Really...wow. Not to belittle you James,...

    $25? Really...wow.

    Not to belittle you James, but for the everyday Joe who wants to see his name on an article it's probably okay.

    For those of us that are used to getting $400 for an article,...
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    TEFLers are held in disdain because every Tom,...

    TEFLers are held in disdain because every Tom, Dick and Harry think, "Hell, I can speak English so I can teach it, too. That guy ain't nothing special."

    A good TEFL teacher is worth far more than...
  8. Just another American-bashing thread from a bunch...

    Just another American-bashing thread from a bunch of penis envy Brits.
  9. Thanks, I'm already home. I paid the 400 baht...

    Thanks, I'm already home.

    I paid the 400 baht for the taxi, sat there all night waiting for a morning bus. While I didn't want to go to sleep for fear of being ripped off, most of the motosai...
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    There will be no hotel discounts anywhere in the...

    There will be no hotel discounts anywhere in the Kingdom. This Thai mentality of...we aren't making enough money...we have to raise our prices will be the deathknell of the Thai tourism bubble.
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  11. Need Thai Pop MP3 download help for my daughter

    I just bought my Thai daughter an MP3. I've never had one and haven't the foggiest idea how to download to it.

    I have gone looking for Thai music download sites but they all seem to be...
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    You need to stretch, MeMock. Get on all fours...

    You need to stretch, MeMock. Get on all fours and gently ease your butt back down on your legs.

    I've had back problems for the last 30 years and am sometimes in terrible pain. Sciatica is a...
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    Nah, airports closed until the 15th at least. ...

    Nah, airports closed until the 15th at least. Friend of a pilot posted a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) that says only state aircraft, emergency landings and freight can use it until then.
  14. ^^I'm beginning to wonder if that hasn't been the...

    ^^I'm beginning to wonder if that hasn't been the plan all along. If the military is running the country again in the name of the royalty then the 1-man 1-vote concept is out the window, which in...
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    I tend to agree with that. If someone can get...

    I tend to agree with that. If someone can get the undesirable and stupid voters to understand they are going to be disenfranchised, there will be blood in the streets.

    Granted we've seen some...
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    This is the second time this party has been...

    This is the second time this party has been dissolved.

    They will win the next election, as well. Then what will happen?

    The same old shit...on a different day.
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    Yeah, but you need to get yourself from the...

    Yeah, but you need to get yourself from the travel agency to the bus terminal, more than likely.

    Whichever agency you stop at should be able to help you with both getting a ticket and to the...
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    Stars 'twinkle', planets do not. The twinkle...

    Stars 'twinkle', planets do not. The twinkle comes from light diffraction from the interstellar dust between vast distances, not to mention gravitational effects (gravity even affects light).
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    I've posted it on other threads, but I'll do so...

    I've posted it on other threads, but I'll do so again.

    If you absolutely have to get out you can take the train or bus to Penang or Hat Yai. From Penang you can catch a flight to Kuala Lumpur...
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    I thought she was quite well-spoken as well as...

    I thought she was quite well-spoken as well as being attractive.

    My wife apologized to me the other day for her country as the current crisis had thrown my travel-home-to-Thailand plans into...
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    Cool, weather shows more on the way on Wed and...

    Cool, weather shows more on the way on Wed and Thurs but probably some clearing on Friday.

    As long as the klongs don't overflow I figure I'm good.
  22. Uh, drunkenness wasn't considered? No, had to...

    Uh, drunkenness wasn't considered?

    No, had to be a farang responsible then, a farang has to be the centerpiece of every bizarre death in Pattaya.
  23. It's all whitewash bullshit. Thai protesters...

    It's all whitewash bullshit.

    Thai protesters threaten to increase airport blockade - CNN.com

    Thai protesters threaten to increase airport blockade


    Are you stupid enough to believe that...
  24. Who does that leave? Janitors and street...

    Who does that leave? Janitors and street cleaners...probably better judges of what the average Thai wants anyway.
  25. Police "swept" for one guy? Sounds like a high...

    Police "swept" for one guy? Sounds like a high school journalism student. If we had done that in Jou 101 we would have been blue penciled.

    If he was "virtually" dragged, he was either dragged,...
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    ^wonderful. I see on the satellite that there...

    ^wonderful.

    I see on the satellite that there is more rain on the way. Hang on to your socks. Mat, I owe you a beer or two when I get into town...name your place and poison.
  27. Excuse me while I gag at the sanctimonious...

    Excuse me while I gag at the sanctimonious comments made here.
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    Squirrel, I was supposed to fly out on the 2nd,...

    Squirrel, I was supposed to fly out on the 2nd, but decided to change to KL, catch an Air Asia to Alor Star and then bus it over to the Hat.

    Korean Air today cancelled my flight and offered me a...
  29. Phuket Airport to Bus Station questions

    I've read the information about getting a metered taxi to go into Phuket town, but I don't arrive until after midnight.

    Are there still taxis then? I get the feeling that midnight arrivals aren't...
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    I'm bussing from Phuket on Thursday...know how...

    I'm bussing from Phuket on Thursday...know how you feel.
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    That's good to know. I was hoping they were...

    That's good to know. I was hoping they were going to do that.
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    30-day exemption. I'm never home for more than...

    30-day exemption. I'm never home for more than 90 days at a time, so I just get the stamp at the border and run to Sadao if need be.
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    Those of you trying to get into Thailand from KL....

    Those of you trying to get into Thailand from KL.

    Here are some options for you:

    Fly Air Asia from KL to any of the following cities:
    Phuket
    Penang
    Ipoh
    Alor Setar
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    Imminent Flooding in Hat Yai?

    I just got an SMS from my wife in which she said that she thinks the flooding is going to necessitate moving things to the second floor of the house.

    Can anyone give me heads up on what the...
  35. I live in Hat Yai, so it's Seoul to KL, Air Asia...

    I live in Hat Yai, so it's Seoul to KL, Air Asia to Alor Star, bus or minivan to Hat Yai (if I can find one).

    Sorted.
  36. Who says the airports will be open? I saw posted...

    Who says the airports will be open? I saw posted a little earlier, "...airports will remain closed until 6:00 p.m." but didn't see anything about protesters leaving the airports, just that they'd...
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    It's a long, long bus ride, but you can go from...

    It's a long, long bus ride, but you can go from Singapore, through KL to Hat Yai, then catch a bus to anywhere in the Kingdom. Buses are nice, comfortable and with their own entertainment systems. ...
  38. Well, December 2nd at a best-case scenario...

    Well, December 2nd at a best-case scenario doesn't help me either. I am supposed to fly in on the 2nd. Looks like Korea-Kuala Lumpur-Phuket-bus to Hat Yai.
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    It's headed down...just give it a second. ...

    It's headed down...just give it a second.

    Reports are that foreign investors are starting to pull their money. 1.5 billion baht in FI was pulled from the Thai stock market on Wednesday (the...
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    ^Recife...my Brasilian hometown...most beautiful...

    ^Recife...my Brasilian hometown...most beautiful beaches and warm, exciting and willing women.

    Wish I could go, but I got married this year.
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    Where'd that information come from? I'm...

    Where'd that information come from?

    I'm supposed to fly out of Pusan on Tuesday night, through BKK into HDY on Wednesday morning. I have no confidence that this is going to be resolved in time so...
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    That's a pretty basic uni package in Thailand,...

    That's a pretty basic uni package in Thailand, though. There are few hours...9 to teach a week, generally plus 6 office hours. The rest of your time is yours to take on lucrative privates or...
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    That was a great read. You should write more and...

    That was a great read. You should write more and if you are, you should be seeking a publisher.
  44. I've seen this before...still entertaining,...

    I've seen this before...still entertaining, though.
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    She won't get elected to anything outside of...

    She won't get elected to anything outside of Alaska.

    They will find more dirt, more improprieties and she will be shunted off to a side track where she will remain a joke amongst the political...
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    The Bush one was obviously a flip off, but I...

    The Bush one was obviously a flip off, but I don't know that I agree with BM's contention that Obama was flipping off McCain.

    Not that he doesn't have justified reason for doing so.
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    Malaysian Border Runs

    If you're in the south and need to make a 30-day run to the Malaysian border, it's quite easy.

    In Hat Yai, there is a large market/bus stop/song-taew stop on Petkasem Road about a 1/2 km from the...
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    I got the job when I married a woman who already...

    I got the job when I married a woman who already had two.

    At first it was a bit rocky once in a while as we learned about each other, but now we are great. I'm just sorry that I have to work in...
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    Qualified would also require that he/she could...

    Qualified would also require that he/she could write a competent sentence, unlike the one above.

    I agree with janda...bollocks to your statement.
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    Among the largest group of native speakers on the...

    Among the largest group of native speakers on the planet, those two sound the same.
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