Search:

Type: Posts; User: Tod-Daniels; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    Richard, you hit on a very valuable piece of information; the time line. You need to have every t dotted, i crossed BEFORE you leave a job and start a new one document wise and I mean every single...
  2. Re: Soon you will face a ban if you overstay in Thailand

    There is also an online feature on the Immigrations website where hotels (and home owners too, I guess) can file that TM.30 and print it. I stumbled across it a while back..

    That law about a thai...
  3. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    biggt116; With the terminology visa, extend visa, extension of stay, re-entry visa all being bandied about on the inter-web by foreigners posting in thai related forums, I find you comment more than...
  4. Re: Soon you will face a ban if you overstay in Thailand

    Here's a copy of the The Acknowledgement of Penalties for a Visa Overstay form we sign at Chaengwattana.. Sorry, that's the BEST copy I could find of it.. :blush:
    21342

    What drives me crazy is...
  5. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    Well Richard, the term "extend visa" has been used by thai officialdom and foreigners as long as I've been getting "yearly extensions of stay" here and that's been a fair while now:rock:. I wouldn't...
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    320

    Re: Visa Questions

    I certainly don't have a problem explaining the process to you but something isn't quite right with your story.. :rock:

    How could you have been flying in on a 30 day visa exempt stamps for the...
  7. Replies
    13
    Views
    655

    Re: First 90 days,

    Just an FYI;
    The Thai consulate in Savannakhet Lao PDR is the "softest touch" place right now in all of S/E Asia for foreigners married to thai nationals who either don't meet the financials (40K...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    292

    Re: Thai translation help please!!

    Here these links might help;

    This one is from the Lady Inter forum;
    http://www.ladyinter.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=50332

    I Love You....as big as the sky and whole of the world...
  9. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    bigt116; Thank the goddess you were only "pretty sure" because you're more than a little off about your speculation visa regs/rules not having changed..:shocked:

    True back in August was when they...
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    655

    Re: First 90 days,

    There is no minimum time you hafta be outta the country.

    ANYONE holding a year long multi-entry Non-Immigrant Type-O visa gets a 90 day permission to stay stamp every time they enter thailand for...
  11. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    Nice try Marie; BUT there is no constant change of the visa rules. The last time they were changed was August 29th of 2014 and that's when BOTH Police Order 138 & 327 came into effect.

    If what...
  12. URGENT: Re: Double Check your Visa Extension Stamps

    What I find most amazing at this entire story is Richard Barrow is NO stranger to how to do things here, visa-wise, extension-wise, work-permit wise, yet he believed he somehow got a two year...
  13. Re: Soon you will face a ban if you overstay in Thailand

    Almost every Immigrations office has a form we now sign stating we acknowledge the yet to be enacted penalties for overstay. In fact Phuket Immigration's website even had the WRONG version displayed...
  14. Re: King relieves plight of two sisters doing farming in landlocked farmland

    What I find amazing about this story is that they had to go that high up to get this resolved.

    The land owners spent 10 YEARS all the while paying 3-500 baht for EACH time they crossed land to...
  15. Re: Cost of Attending a Technical School in Thailand

    Well, there are no shortage of "very sweet & hard working but poor" people in this country, so that fact doesn't cut a lotta ice with me.

    You don't say where you are located, is it is Bangkok or...
  16. Re: Should you take off your shoes before entering shops?

    Believe it or not Rick Thai; a very famous place in Bangkok (yet one I won't name outright) is pretty high on this list of places to get expensive shoes stolen off the 'shoe tree' where you're...
  17. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,235

    Re: Divorce Settlement in Thailand

    FWIW: that post is scattered all over the inter-web on thai related forums verbatim.:banghead:

    While I'm all for the "shot-gun approach" in gleaning information, I think they went a little TOO far...
  18. Re: You Can Now Do 90-Day Reporting Online in Thailand

    Okay, reports are now trickling in from all over the kingdom on thai related forums out there on the inter-web that foreigners have gotten thru the process and received confirmation of their 90 day...
  19. News: Re: Thailand Building Ties Closer to Home to Counter Western Criticism

    Man the thaiz hate it when they get "diplomatically spurned", don't they???:P

    This reads more like an unruly child who gets scolded by one parent so runs to cozy up to the other one.:laughlong
    ...
  20. News Update: Re: Missing tigers remain a mystery at Tiger Temple

    Most if not ALL those tigers at the infamous tiger temple in Sai Yok have zero value for any captive breeding program.

    The temple doesn't know the sub-species, breeds their tigers willy nilly and...
  21. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    As has been pointed out on almost every inter-web site about learning another language; different people learn things differently once they are adults. It's not that old people don't have the...
  22. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I dunno how fascinating the book will, because the bookstores are littered with books on languages titled; "Become fluent in xxx hours, days, weeks, months". Still if RickThai feels he'll get value...
  23. News: Re: Thais told to give warm welcome to Chinese tourists

    It would appear that thaiz aren't the best "tourists" either!:blush::laughlong

    Here's some thai graffiti on the great wall of china!:shocked:
    21024

    Here's the thread on the Pantip webforum. It...
  24. Re: Thai Government Launches Multi-Lingual Complaints Hotline For Foreigners

    FWIW: that 1111 government hotline has been in operation for at least the last 3-4 years and they've ALWAYS got english speakers on hand!

    I have used that 1111 government hotline a TON; tracking...
  25. Re: Many Thai Children Missing out on Basic Education

    I know of several thai families where the kids have only a single uniform and wash them as soon as they get home to have a clean set for the next day.

    Rural villages almost to a village have a...
  26. Replies
    6
    Views
    809

    Re: Understanding textspeak in Thai

    Fileeep;
    Are you sure "my friend you"- means a thai is asking if that's your friend? I always took it to me the statement "your friend"... Now I personally have never heard "your friend me"..
    ...
  27. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Well, I hate to be a naysayer, but learning to read/write thai ain't gonna help your spoken thai a bit there RickThai. Reading and speaking are actually done using different parts of your brain..
    ...
  28. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I think this topic highlighted the incredible degree that thaiz will go to to tell foreigners how we should be speaking thai, even if they themselves don't speak it that way.

    This is why most...
  29. Replies
    40
    Views
    91,688

    Hot: Re: 1000 most common thai words used

    It is a good list! In fact it's the best one I've seen and I've got all those previous lists too.

    Taking into consideration he was working OFF Chula's 2013 list and given the breakdown of...
  30. Replies
    40
    Views
    91,688

    Hot: Re: 1000 most common thai words used

    Now here's someone who spent a LOT of time going thru the Chula's Top Thai Word list and making it into a much more "useful" list.

    His name is Jorgen Nilsen..

    He did a great job weeding out...
  31. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Thanx for the thanx RickThai..:D

    :offtopic:

    Nope almost NO real "formal" training at all. I taught myself to read thai before I could even speak more than "2-word-tourist-thai" or "taxi-thai"....
  32. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Well KhaoNiaw (which I take is ˹ glutinous rice commonly called "sticky rice"), mostly agreeing with me is better than nothing!! :clap:

    I'll take what I can get seeing as many of my...
  33. URGENT: Re: Foreigners Must Take 'Thainess' Course to Qualify as Teachers

    Interestingly enough (or not), I called the TCT (Khurusapha) yesterday and was shuffled thru person after person asking about this "thai-ness" thingamajig.

    As of now NO classes for this new ...
  34. Re: You Can Now Do 90-Day Reporting Online in Thailand

    FWIW: there has only been ONE SINGLE report in the many pages of this being discussed elsewhere of someone actually getting all the way thru the snail slow online form filling out process and getting...
  35. Replies
    40
    Views
    91,688

    Hot: Re: 1000 most common thai words used

    Funny you mention the spelling change of ѧ..:laughlong

    Thai ad campaigns routinely use and say ا :wacko:..


    These two images show the "evolution" of thai by the youth of today..
    ...
  36. Replies
    40
    Views
    91,688

    Hot: Re: 1000 most common thai words used

    This topic stagnated for a while, and after googling around for the top 1000, 3000, 5000 words in thai and seeing what lists come up from who, I can say most are worthless as far as a non-native...
  37. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,038

    Re: Need help with reading Thai words

    Hmmmm, :oops:

    I guess like all quirky, squirrelly thingz to do with reading and pronouncing this oh-so difficult language, the "real answer" isn't nearly as fun...:butbut:

    There are TONZ of...
  38. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,038

    Re: Need help with reading Thai words

    That word is one of Sanskrit origin and it is actually pronounced like this;-Ѵ

    It is one of the somewhat tricky "Non-conforming Initial Clusters". They are explained here; ...
  39. Replies
    1,555
    Views
    336,790

    Sticky: Re: Help writing name in Thai

    The spelling of "Bruce" offered out by "NatetheGreat" would work; however....

    I'm all for keeping things how thaiz are used to seeing them..:laughlong

    Why not just spell it the way thaiz spell...
  40. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Missed that one by a fair bit there "guava".

    The ѹ (teeth) you refer to in your "going to see the dentist' term actually has a different meaning altogether!! That word ѹ also carries the...
  41. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    The definition posted by guava is the sugar coated version approved for public consumption and I believe has very little basis for where the word came from, how it evolved and what it means today.
    ...
  42. Replies
    6
    Views
    809

    Re: Understanding textspeak in Thai

    If you plug this term "᪷" (chat language) into Google, you'll get some pages off different thai language only forums (DekD, Kapook, etc) which list some common chat-speak thai.:)

    Originally...
  43. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    RickThai, I take it from what you typed; "Pohm Mia kon bin Thai", that you're tryin' to say is "my wife is thai". Here's a tip.

    Drop first person pronouns when making a statement in the first...
  44. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I think a lot of the mispronunciation arises when we (as non-native adult speakers of thai) ask a born-bred-rice fed thai speaker questions about the language which they as native born speakers are...
  45. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,889

    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Slightly OFF Topic :blush:
    If I have learned anything reviewing thai language schools in bangkok and self studying this language on my own for the last 7+ years it's;

    Every single school and thai...
Results 1 to 45 of 547
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4