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    There now? I only did the same thing again....

    There now? I only did the same thing again. :rolleyes:
  2. Thread: Solex project

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    One builder spoke to the gf and suggested a 20%...

    One builder spoke to the gf and suggested a 20% markup for 'the farang'. Then they would split it, 10% cash to her. He tried to tell her that most women did that. She told him no. At least, that is...
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    WTF is it with posting pictures here. I do the...

    WTF is it with posting pictures here. I do the same thing every time and get different results. Let me try to edit.
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    Manc, your question made me wonder so I dug out...

    Manc, your question made me wonder so I dug out the plans and BoQ for the house we haven't built. These were prepared by a chap who teaches construction at the local college, he is independent. The...
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    Fair suggestion, although I am not a biker and...

    Fair suggestion, although I am not a biker and never a willing passenger. I fell off a Honda 50 about 50 years ago and have ever since stayed far away from the things. Still enjoy MotoGP.
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    Dinner was street food in the Walking Street,...

    Dinner was street food in the Walking Street, followed by drinks at the Irish Bar which was mercifully open.

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    Sunday was the return journey home. We chose a longer, rural route...
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    In a tiny soi next to HUG is the Hornbill...

    In a tiny soi next to HUG is the Hornbill Bookshop. Someone's house, with some recycled books for sale.

    Pre-Covid I had overseas visitors who'd always bring along their recently finished books....
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    We were done and next stop was the gf's choice....

    We were done and next stop was the gf's choice. We were off to a temple! I have enough temple pics and there was nothing exceptional here. I thought.

    Now the gf can play a long game. In my house...
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    Saturday in Nong Khai and what to do. The gf was...

    Saturday in Nong Khai and what to do. The gf was up for visiting the skywalk that had been closed when we were in Chiangkhan, until she realised that it was 100km away.

    I got first choice and I...
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    On Friday evening we chose an established local...

    On Friday evening we chose an established local restaurant a few minutes' walk away from the river. We fancied some river fish and went for a tomyum fish soup and some fried thing that I used to know...
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    I fancied another weekend jolly. Based upon a...

    I fancied another weekend jolly. Based upon a couple of suggestions here I looked up Bouys on Booking.com and they were not accepting bookings. I got the gf to call them and she told me they are...
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    That is a pic I don't need in my family album.

    That is a pic I don't need in my family album.
  13. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Yes, there is a blue light filter on my Samsung...

    Yes, there is a blue light filter on my Samsung which is switched on. I don't do bedtime mobile, although I usually read some old fashioned printed text. There are no cute puppies performing amusing...
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    Yes, I do. I don't run the aircon so the dogs can...

    Yes, I do. I don't run the aircon so the dogs can wander in and out. Maybe I'll kick the annoying little animals outside. (Only joking. They are too used to coming and going as they please. They'll...
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    Evaluated vulvae around locality until all totty...

    Evaluated vulvae around locality until all totty exhausted; drained.
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    And did he and the builder already chat about...

    And did he and the builder already chat about this. Maybe 50/50?
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    Dead cat bounce. I see various figures. PH's...

    Dead cat bounce.

    I see various figures. PH's video put Evergrande's debt at USD308.5 Billion. How do we know? The HK regulator is looking at their accounts:

    "The Financial Reporting Council had...
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    In my case there was no mention of tax, that was...

    In my case there was no mention of tax, that was the builder's issue to deal with, if he paid any at all. The BoQ price was the price we paid.
    If the BoQ did not specifically say that VAT was not...
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    Too late to edit. The gf clarified the Thai names...

    Too late to edit. The gf clarified the Thai names for me, while this is a member of the Hibiscus family it is usually known in Thailand as the Krajieb.

    English: Roselle.

    I knew it in Taiwan as...
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    That will make it easy for Mendip to remember to...

    That will make it easy for Mendip to remember to send them something. :)
  21. If you are overseas, that is the one you have to...

    If you are overseas, that is the one you have to apply for, I think. I might be wrong, I haven't done it.
  22. Thread: Dinner

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    That leaves me in the heathen savage camp. I like...

    That leaves me in the heathen savage camp. I like both mint sauce and mustard with lamb - although not at the same time, it has to be either/or.
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    I didn't see it mentioned elsewhere on this thread: My understanding is that the insurance requirement will affect retirees on the Non-Imm (O-A) visa, the one applied for outside Thailand.

    For...
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    Last year I found a single Chabaa (hibiscus)...

    Last year I found a single Chabaa (hibiscus) plant wild amongst the weeds in the garden. That area was just scrub, it hasn't been farmed in years and was never a garden so I don't know where this...
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    By way of update, the Bangkok Bank refunded my...

    By way of update, the Bangkok Bank refunded my Baht8K on Saturday morning.

    That is pretty quick and indicative of the embarrassment the banks must be feeling.

    I was told most victims were with...
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    Sticky: I have seen it a few times now, it hangs out in...

    I have seen it a few times now, it hangs out in the small patch of rubber trees. I have to say, when seen from below it just looks very dark or black, I don't see the colurs in your pic from that...
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    Evergrande stock falls nearly 11% as $2.6 billion...

    Evergrande stock falls nearly 11% as $2.6 billion Hopson deal collapses.

    Evergrande stock falls nearly 11% as $2.6 billion Hopson deal collapses

    It's a bit like watching a train wreck.
  28. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Possible. I don't feel like I am using the...

    Possible. I don't feel like I am using the screens or reading much more than I was at work. However there are fewer interruptions and it is possible I sit here longer than I should. I am making an...
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    The only reason I did not do this is because I...

    The only reason I did not do this is because I read reports that some Immigration officers declined to accept details from an 'inactive' account. I can't understand why. I have long since given up...
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    This is only useful if the bank sends sms alerts....

    This is only useful if the bank sends sms alerts. In my case none was sent. According to social media, most other victims received no alerts. This is a sort of victim blaming.
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    This is what I have done with my new card. In...

    This is what I have done with my new card. In addition, I set Internet banking limits to zero.

    I can change these on the app whenever I want.
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    Thanks to all for the concern and feedback. If...

    Thanks to all for the concern and feedback. If you didn't get a green it is only because I have none to give you.

    The first eye doctor I saw locally works his day job as an eye surgeon at the...
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    I visited Bangkok Bank yesterday. First I asked...

    I visited Bangkok Bank yesterday. First I asked for my passbook to be updated but when they did no individual transactions were listed, only an updated total. That in itself was a bit useless. So I...
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    Getting old sucks. I have had some eye trouble...

    Getting old sucks.

    I have had some eye trouble recently. Bloodshot eyeballs, red enough to scare the children.

    Two eye doctors can find no significant issues, seems it is down to 'dry eyes' and...
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    The gf was looking at a lot of social media this...

    The gf was looking at a lot of social media this morning. Thousands of victims, many complaining about not receiving any sms messages and also about bank staff telling them they had to file a police...
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    They sent nothing to me. I'll see them...

    They sent nothing to me.

    I'll see them tomorrow to ask why.
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    Fair enough. Then what did he do about it? ...

    Fair enough.

    Then what did he do about it?

    Leadership is about stopping sh*t happening, not letting sh*t happen then telling people how stupid they were.

    And before you go there, I am not...
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    No. Not automatically. I checked and my Bangkok...

    No. Not automatically. I checked and my Bangkok Bank Mastercard was hit multiple times over 3 nights. I don't yet know the extent of the damage, about B30 maybe 100 times, too much scrolling on my...
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    Meanwhile, the central bank tries to pour oil on...

    Meanwhile, the central bank tries to pour oil on troubled waters. Everything's fine, nothing to see here, move along quietly please.

    Evergrande debt woes are manageable, China central bank...
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    Hong Kong audit watchdog investigating...

    Hong Kong audit watchdog investigating Evergrande's 2020 accounts

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's audit regulator said on Friday it had launched an inquiry into China Evergrande Group's accounts...
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    Good news for my son and his colleagues at the...

    Good news for my son and his colleagues at the pork restaurant, they only have a few joints left in the freezer.

    Of course, like the dispensation for HGV drivers, it is only useful if someone...
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    Competitive? Yes, it is winning a race to the...

    Competitive? Yes, it is winning a race to the bottom.

    Funny how another government takes a different position regarding a falling currency.

    Oil price hike and baht depreciation worry Thai...
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    Nice.

    Nice.
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    I don't think I've ever been there! Is there a...

    I don't think I've ever been there!

    Is there a story, leaving before the neighbours wake up or something?
  45. Thread: Dinner

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    A good many of the pics I post on TD seem to lack...

    A good many of the pics I post on TD seem to lack the vibrant colour that I see on my phone. Strange.
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    Possible, I never got a really good look. The...

    Possible, I never got a really good look. The neighbour came over to check it and in the few seconds I was away opening the gate the snake had vanished. The Green cat snake is listed as a nocturnal...
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    To be honest, I don't think she ever had a grip...

    To be honest, I don't think she ever had a grip on it in the first place.

    :rofl:
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    I was recently taken to task for a 'wall of text'...

    I was recently taken to task for a 'wall of text' without paragraph breaks. :D
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    Golden tree snake? 77190

    Golden tree snake?

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    I went outside and found that the fresh water...

    I went outside and found that the fresh water pipe across the lane to my house had been disconnected from the village water supply. Not at my request. It had been fine. You might think someone could...
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