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    I'm kind of partial to my 66 ford...58103

    I'm kind of partial to my 66 ford...58103
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    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=29...

    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2937&stc=1
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    use the gillette with the vibrations - but the...

    use the gillette with the vibrations - but the button fell out a few months ago and it no longer vibrates. I have an electric I use on my head - when I first started shaving the head I was doing it...
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    Once again, thanks for the trip report! I did the...

    Once again, thanks for the trip report! I did the same tour 3 years ago, and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Manila. My only wish is that I did the 2D/1N trip since there was a lot of...
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    First official job was at 14 working in a local...

    First official job was at 14 working in a local nursery - I made $2 an hour - being agricultural they didn't need to pay minimum wage. I did a variety of chores for them, from loading seed trays with...
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    Johnson/Weld!
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vrEljMfXYo ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vrEljMfXYo

    not sure if that works or not...look forward to some photos! :-)
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    thanks for the great report Katie, and second to...

    thanks for the great report Katie, and second to Davis' comments!
  9. Thread: Uber in KL

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    I got used to using myteksi before I left KL...

    I got used to using myteksi before I left KL about a year ago. Big improvement over hailing on on the street, but still could be difficult to get someone to accept the fare. Usually had to post the...
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    Not sure about new year, but I have been there...

    Not sure about new year, but I have been there during tet (2010 or 2011) and the street in front of the Rex was where a lot of the celebrations took place. Last time I was there was about a year ago,...
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    nice report, thanks Katie!

    nice report, thanks Katie!
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    I love when you walk out of a tailor shop...

    I love when you walk out of a tailor shop carrying bags with the shop logo, and the next tailor along the way tries to get you in his shop!
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    getting the riser height all consistent with the...

    getting the riser height all consistent with the different layers of finish is always a challenge. When I built my house it is the first thing the building inspector checked when he inspected the...
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    Great posting and followup by Terry (actually...

    Great posting and followup by Terry (actually recognized a couple of the guys in the pipes band :-) ...been twice to the bridge and cemetery - 1998 before the museum was there and again in 2010 and...
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    I had one in the NE part of the US....brought it...

    I had one in the NE part of the US....brought it inside every winter and put it out for the summer months. It was about 3-feet tall in a pretty big pot. I worked the past 6 years in Malaysia and my...
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    Not sure about Thailand, but use the Waze...

    Not sure about Thailand, but use the Waze application in Malaysia and the US. It is free, and great at routing you around traffic, even changing routes during your trip if traffic picks up (obviously...
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    Never lived there, but visited for a long weekend...

    Never lived there, but visited for a long weekend last October (lived in Ipoh for 6 years). My overall impression was of a very boring place.....
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    went back in 2004 - it was February (and cold!),...

    went back in 2004 - it was February (and cold!), with very few people (other than the people trying to sell you crap in the parking lot - they were pretty aggressive!). I wouldn't want to go now if...
  19. I rarely agree with anything Robert Reich says,...

    I rarely agree with anything Robert Reich says, but..........
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    AO - used to have bologna and butter on white...

    AO - used to have bologna and butter on white bread for lunch almost every day! I cannot eat the stuff these days. Also had a lot of hamburger and tuna helper.....
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    BA sucks...after using them for 3 years in a row...

    BA sucks...after using them for 3 years in a row to get from BKK to the US in business class, and having problems ranging from minor to major, I finally got wise and refuse to travel on them any...
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    Davis, while that is slightly annoying in Thailand, I used to absolutely hate it in Singapore - where the change was in $1 coins! Give them a $50 for a $26 charge (cost of 2 beers in a place I used...
  23. Thread: America.

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    I've spent most of my 50 years (other than the...

    I've spent most of my 50 years (other than the last 6 when I have been in Malaysia) living in the Northeast US, not far from where Davis has his fond memories. I grew up (and still live) in a small...
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    Koman - it is a test to see if the pipes are...

    Koman - it is a test to see if the pipes are leaking - build up the pressure to a certain point (usually 150% of the normal pressure) and then make sure the system stays at that pressure for a...
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    Had a peacock outside my hotel window on Phuket...

    Had a peacock outside my hotel window on Phuket during my honeymoon. Damm thing would start around 5 am and wake me up every day. My wife thought I was crazy because each night when we got back to...
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    Once again, great report BLD! Thanks for your...

    Once again, great report BLD! Thanks for your efforts!
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    I've been flying Malaysian for the past several...

    I've been flying Malaysian for the past several years. I flew almost exclusively AA when I first arrived in Malaysia in 2009 - back then the fares were really low and I didn't mind the...
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    Took the same tour with Carlos (good, but some of...

    Took the same tour with Carlos (good, but some of his opinions were over the top - I did step away from him for a while incase a thunderbolt came from the sky to wipe him out :-)...and had the same...
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    early on in my time here in Malaysia I stopped...

    early on in my time here in Malaysia I stopped one night on my way home from work at my favorite open air restaurant. I used to like to watch the cook do his thing...he was always in action, with a...
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    "There's a Jalan Tun Razak in KL too." I think...

    "There's a Jalan Tun Razak in KL too."

    I think there is one in every Malaysian City! lol

    I am still planning to do the photo thread for my PI trip...just need to get off my lazy ass and figure...
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    I can id the volkswagon beetle! :-) nice...

    I can id the volkswagon beetle! :-)

    nice pics....I've lived in west Malaysia for 5 years now but never been to east Malaysia!
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    Did the Corridgor Island tour today….it was...

    Did the Corridgor Island tour today….it was great! Just wish we had more time there (many of the stops were rushed) … probably would have been better to stay overnight and do a 2 day tour.

    Off to...
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    Katie, See you figured out the picture...

    Katie,

    See you figured out the picture posting! Looks like a nice trip. Enjoy the spa/massages in Thailand when you travel there!
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    Thanks, Katie, now I have some work to do! Not...

    Thanks, Katie, now I have some work to do! Not really interested in universities or shopping malls. Girlie bars, well......not as a destination or my reason to go to a local (I hear Angeles is...
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    Another one for Davis and Katie…..any other trips...

    Another one for Davis and Katie…..any other trips like Taal you would recommend? I have about 8 days (plus 2 travel days) in the Philippines - was thinking 4-5 in Manila doing day trips (Corridgor,...
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    great, thanks!

    great, thanks!
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    Hey, Katie and Davis, Any thoughts on Taal...

    Hey, Katie and Davis,

    Any thoughts on Taal Volcano? is it worth a day trip from Manila?

    thanks again for the help!
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    thanks, Katie

    thanks, Katie
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    thanks BLD!

    thanks BLD!
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    great info, Thanks Davis!

    great info, Thanks Davis!
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    thanks, guys. Yea, I have looked on the web, but...

    thanks, guys. Yea, I have looked on the web, but thought if someone here had a personal experience it might be a better recommendation. I saw a bunch of info on Correguidor....but nothing on the...
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    WWII Historical Sites

    I'm traveling to the Philippines the end of this month, and want to do some sightseeing of WWII historical sites. Any recommendations for particular tours or tour companies you have used?

    thanks...
  43. Thread: Taxi Fare?

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    yea, depending on the time of day and traffic -...

    yea, depending on the time of day and traffic - anywhere from S$15-30....
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    thanks, I'll have to search it out! I usually end...

    thanks, I'll have to search it out! I usually end up at Hard Rock….a decent steak, not great but always consistent….
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    Yea, Terry....had a couple of visitors over the...

    Yea, Terry....had a couple of visitors over the weenend before Christmas who didnt want to hang out in Ipoh where I live...the only reason why I went there that particular weekend. Didnt realize it...
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    trinket shops inside Batu caves! Oh, yea, and...

    trinket shops inside Batu caves!

    Oh, yea, and some religious stuff also, more stairs, lots of bats,......
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    Was there about the same time...(Sunday before...

    Was there about the same time...(Sunday before Christmas), and the traffic and crowds were a nightmare! Sunday we went from Georgetown to Batu Ferenggi (to have a beer on the beach - we ended up on a...
  48. rebar spacers :-)

    rebar spacers :-)
  49. Thread: Quick Jokes

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    Sticky: A guy gets a call from the police telling him...

    A guy gets a call from the police telling him that his house was robbed. The offenders had also consumed all of his beer and had raped his wife.







    A moment of silence passes and the...
  50. I flew through Beijing last March - transit...

    I flew through Beijing last March - transit between KL and LA. I had to go through some type of passport control - not sure if it was immigration or just a check. It was a real pain in the ass since...
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