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  1. Re: What do you think about "sticky rice and chicken"video gone viral?

    Certainly there's theatrics displayed. LOL Something like, Intensity 3 would have been the appropriate reaction level, as it were, but she went a couple of notches further. Yes, there's also...
  2. Re: What do you think about "sticky rice and chicken"video gone viral?

    This is an amusing story. Poor girl! Her anger and frustration are totally understandable. I can picture her being famished and couldn't wait to rush home to chomp on her favorite chicken and sticky...
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    Re: The real Thailand guide book

    Good observation. I agree some are obviously sloppily written and probably need some polishing and repackaging for better presentation.

    However, I can understand why some people find some jokes...
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    Re: What Do You Like About Thailand?

    It's the fruits that I like best about Thailand. They are usually better-tasting than the ones available at home. My top favorites include sugar apple, longkong, mangosteen, lychee, watermelon,...
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    Re: The real Thailand guide book

    Hahaha. Reminds me of SteveSuphan's humor.
  6. Re: Made the decision

    Maxxy,

    Hopefully your 12-month testing-the-water period can give you a clear idea of what suits you best. Best of luck!

    Marie
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Am delighted to know about your first introduction to Chiang Mai. Being interested in culture myself, I would have jumped at such opportunity to do that kind of research.



    Same experience...
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    News: Re: No rallies over impeachment, Prayut warns

    Politics is divisive. I think more than religion it could potentially disunite families, friends,
    alliances-even forums! LOL

    One thing I have learned is, if you want to keep harmony among the...
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    Re: after Koh Tao - Thailand's international image

    That is, if the Scotland Yard can get access to accurate, untampered information surrounding this case. :shocked:
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    Re: Common Core Math in U.S.A. Schools

    Many years ago a heated debate raged about the use of 'incorrect English' in this forum. The opposing camps presented valid points, but in the end the Site Admin/ Owner suggested to cut some slack...
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    Re: Do you guys remember Wheelie?

    Yes, I remember her! How has she been?
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I was thinking of that. LOL

    But I think there's no need for gender reassignment for me. :D I've just read that ULYSSES Club elected its first female president (Helena Gritton) this year in Alice...
  13. Thread: Trick or treat?

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    Re: Trick or treat?

    Halloween is widely observed where I live, but personally I don't dress up for it. I am usually lazy to don a costume. But some people take pains to wear elaborate, scary outfits in parties. It's...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Hmm, since you have asked, and if it turns out only men can join, I will have to check if I can raise the funds for a sex change.:laughlong:laughlong
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Thanks for posting this. This is one way to let the readers know that there's such an activity in Chiangmai in case they are also motorbike aficionados. Are there non-Aussies who join the rides, and...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    From your last 119.2kg weigh in, that's an impressive loss, especially that in the cruise 'you were led into temptation', but you managed to be 'delivered from evil'. :laughlong: What a resolve!...
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    Khun Don's 25, 000th post

    Hear ye, hear ye! Khun Don has just made his 25,000th post a few minutes ago! That's after approximately 8 years and 11 months, having joined this site on 28 November, 2005. He then became Paknam...
  18. Re: In a majorly unique complex relationship -hoping it will see light soon, bad note

    Josh,

    There's one thing I'll ask you to do to clarify within yourself some issues about her.
    1) List down reasons that endear her to you.
    2) List down her traits that turn you off.

    I was...
  19. Re: In a majorly unique complex relationship -hoping it will see light soon, bad note

    Let me understand your story better. I need to ask a few questions to sort things out. Forgive me if I ask something which may seem so obvious to others but I am confused about a few details.

    What...
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    Re: Simply Picture Posts - No Particular Context

    I like it too, except that it makes me worry whether the driver can see clearly the way and if the passengers are getting wet. LOL
  21. Re: Foreigners 'May Soon be Able to do 90-Day Reports at 7-Eleven Stores'

    I am sure the immigration officers are also confused with these constant revisions in rules.
    Any reasons given for this latest change?
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    Re: Ebola - Is It a World Wide Epidemic?

    So Thailand has developed a vaccine for Ebola?
    http://www.bangkokpost.com/lifes​tyle/family-and-health/435001/sir​iraj-claims-it-has-ebola-vaccine

    This was shared by a frequent traveler to...
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    Re: Ebola - Is It a World Wide Epidemic?

    So Thailand has developed a vaccine for Ebola?
    http://www.bangkokpost.com/lifes​tyle/family-and-health/435001/sir​iraj-claims-it-has-ebola-vaccine

    This was shared by a frequent traveler to...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    I find it so amazing that the mobile markets in your area are more or less similar to the ones I am familiar with. Generally the quality of the goods are not superior to those sold in supermarkets,...
  25. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    So the fear now is, who would want to testify if the perpetrators are that influential? I think the witnesses would just opt to remain silent for fear of their own and their families' safety. Ok,...
  26. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    The outcry is too strong to be ignored. And it's not only coming from the international community, but also from locals. It's highly possible that even many of those who marched on the streets to...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Hi guys, how are you doing? Are you fatter now? LOL Mike is on a luxury cruise with FREE sumptuous buffets, flowing wine, and sinful desserts! Billy and Fileeep--it's your chance to overtake him-or...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Don't worry, Susana, besides that we want to be updated on how Emu will remove the specks for the next 9 years! :laughlong
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    News: Re: PM wants quality tourists to visit Thailand

    Just exactly how do they intend to operationalize such a scheme? In the first place "permission to stay" in Thailand is granted on the spot at the point of entry for some nationals. So, what would...
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    Re: Kanchaburi River Cabins

    Lovely room. Is the white cloth above the bed a decorative curtain or a mosquito net draped in a fancy way? Looks like the latter to me.
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Yes, this is a photo that tells a story.And this one has facets that can broaden one's cultural understanding of a place. By the way, I forgot to ask, Emu, what items did you purchase from that...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    That one is a fine review. I have read a few others, and I know that after this award, more will mushroom. Here is an excerpt from a featured book review for the month of October in a magazine.

    ...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    What I am learning now is that we should specify that removing the specks is part of their job, and we should not pay them in full until they clean it to our satisfaction. I think it can be applied...
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    Re: after Koh Tao - Thailand's international image

    I have done a lot of traveling solo (mainly due to exigency of work) and I agree with Susana that having good judgment and strong character is not enough. But I must say that these form a solid...
  35. Re: Why I prefer to use Uber Bangkok and not Taxis By Richard Barrow

    Emu, the driver had seen you, a farang, with her! LOL
    --Edit: Ooops, yy and I were posting simultaneously! same thoughts. :-)
  36. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    Another article claiming the investigation of these murders is a farce!
    http://time.com/3487462/thailand-koh-tao-murders-hannah-witheridge-david-miller-zaw-lin-win-zaw-htun/
  37. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    Good analysis, Khun Don.

    I have been trying to figure out if they start with a genuine quest for truth and do it systematically and scientifically. And after arriving at the truth and they don’t...
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    Re: Quick guide to catching canal taxis

    This is very convenient to take to go around Bangkok when I stay in my favorite hotel at the River City. It's fast and cheap. But there's a suspenseful part about the ride- how not to misstep when...
  39. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    I seriously wonder if the police are really clueless on who the perpetrators are and so they just pick up any Tom, Dick and Harry they can conveniently pin down-or they KNOW who they are but cannot...
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    News: Re: Restoring Happiness~Washington Post article

    German song

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7i9SSP7n6Q

    Thai song
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-JnwTmGLsU&app=desktop
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    News: Re: Restoring Happiness~Washington Post article

    Right, I am also not familiar with it. But Mr Google can always help. Here are the lyrics of
    Es zittern die morschen Knochen in English.

    The rotten bones are trembling,
    Of the World before the...
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    News: Re: Restoring Happiness~Washington Post article

    It seems the new government needs more talented individuals to craft all these 'propaganda' materials to look more professionally done and not sound 'boring'. For example, the "Twelve Values" could...
  43. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    I noted that too, Susana. For those who failed to see those comments about the cell phone, here is the gist:


    Fabricating lies to frame up suspects doesn't put the police in a good light. And...
  44. News Update: Re: Two Tourists Brutally Murdered, One Raped: Police Spark Thailand Holiday Island M

    I have just gathered from my Thai sources that the Thai websites they follow say the Burmese suspects have been framed up, that's why during the "re-enactment" the Thai onlookers did not throw rocks...
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    Re: What is the Weirdest Dream you ever had?

    I have a somewhat similar experience where while dreaming I know I am dreaming! Like I am in a scary situation and and I assure myself it's only a dream. Then I say, "Come on, this not true, let me...
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