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  1. Re: Quiz: Which Disney Quote Should be Your Life Motto?

    I'm not current with Disney movies, but in the spirit of having a bit of fun I took the quiz. I'm not sure who Ariel is, but since I like the name I chose her as my favorite character. Thank goodness...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Here's a challenge: eat a head of cabbage. The average cabbage head is less than 200 calories. Hint, stir fry with shredded ginger.
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    News: Re: Martial law to be strictly enforced

    Good thought, VisionChaser, I hope a significant number of people will do so, including maids who work in the homes of the middle class and wealthy just for a floor to sleep on and leftover food from...
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    News: Re: Martial law to be strictly enforced

    " . . . asked to report themselves." I wonder how many have done so?

    He can't seriously think they will, or can he?
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    What an exceptional family he has, to accept the facts and deal with them appropriately! And yes, what of his future? Millions of families the world over deal with this this question for their...
  6. News: Re: 20 Pattaya Go-Cart Staff Attack Kuwaiti Tourists

    If I ever had on rose colored glasses concerning Thais or Thailand it has been so long ago that I don't remember. I do agree with you guys generally, but I will hold out for there sometimes being one...
  7. News: Re: 20 Pattaya Go-Cart Staff Attack Kuwaiti Tourists

    I wonder if among the gang of 20 beating up 5 tourists, was there at least one person whose inner thought was "this is wrong", but nevertheless went along with the herd out of fear? It's just so hard...
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    Re: is there any thai people here ???

    Hi Rome, I'm so glad you came here, and I look forward to seeing more of you. I'm sure I speak for many others as well.
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Marie, I think those little dots in the potatoes might be the "eyes", and if left long enough they will sprout roots which you can plant in the ground. They are safe to eat, as long as they are...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I eat the potato skin when I'm at home and know that they have been cleaned. Most people assume it is safe to eat them in a restaurant, because, after all, they are served that way so they must have...
  11. News: Re: Yingluck Meets Top US Diplomat-but Prayuth Snubbed.

    Maybe he thinks the U.S. is coming around to a more agreeable stance.

    It was difficult to deal with the US after the coup, but the situation gradually changed after things became more stable...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I'm a beans and rice kinda girl, and have them for lunch nearly every day.

    I also like baked sweet potatoes, and occasionally enjoy a baked "Irish" or Yukon gold potato with yogurt (instead of...
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    Re: Bicycle Tour of Bangkok with Spice Roads

    This looks like a great way to preview these neighborhoods, and one can always go back for a more close up look later on. They obviously stop for photo taking and a chance to refresh themselves with...
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Thanks, David. Now I'm really confused :confused:!
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I thought that at first, Marie, and when my father-in-law referred to my husband as my 'fan' I said rather indignantly "We are legally married". As time went on I heard it used more loosely, which...
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Thanks, Djaidee. This explains it nicely. We had a 'big wife' and 'little wife' living near us in Bangkok, with their husband. You just can't have one without the other!

    I've heard 'fan' a lot...
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    Re: Growing onions on banana tree

    I've never seen it here in the U.S., Marie. However, when I lived at the beach in South Carolina, which is much more humid than where I live now, I saw air plants the roots of which would grab onto...
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    I believe what emu says to be generally true about Thais. What appears to be calm on the surface does not necessarily agree with what is being said or thought in the privacy of their own home or...
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    This is a very nice pictorial. Thank you for making it for us.

    Doo aroy mak, kha!
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    Growing onions on banana tree

    I saw this on facebook and was intrigued. I suspect it grows much like an air plant which attaches roots to the tree, and does best in a humid climate.

    Have you seen anything like this, or have...
  21. Thread: hand shadow

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    Re: hand shadow

    This reminds me of my childhood when we would make shadow puppets on the wall, with just a small light burning. It was something to occupy us while waiting for sleep to come.

    Thanks for the...
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    I thought it interesting too that people whom I thought didn't know a word of English were able to sing "Happy Birthday" in English. In the party which I went to I thought they did a rather nice job...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I eat for health, which for me means clean arteries. That's a pretty strict way of eating. And then comes Thanksgiving and Christmas and winter hibernation. Now I have planned a "Mid-Winter Doldrums...
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    Video: Re: Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi

    Here is an interesting account of Joy Adamson's life. She was a naturalist, artist, and the author of the book "Born Free" (as well as many other books). The article gives background information...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I have a hard time maintaining my weight during the winter months. My body says hibernate, but it doesn't tell me to stop eating, and I've already put on my usual three wintertime pounds. I'm not...
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    Easy enough to do. And since you and I both had the same thought we can blame it on the old saying, "great minds think alike".
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    I haven't had moo dang in a long time. Thanks for the reminder.
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    For some strange reason I at first thought this was RickThai's posts, too. I had to take a second look to be sure. It must be because RickThai posts immediately after, and we all know he was going to...
  29. News: Re: 2014 Tourist Arrivals in Thailand Drop By 6.6 Percent

    If prices are significantly higher at hotels and restaurants, as well as the cost of flying, I would definitely avoid going there.

    For any casual shopping I might do, I would look for a few well...
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    Re: Worried sick about my [Thai] girlfriend

    Thanks for coming back, Marcus123. It looks as if you have learned some things these past few months, and that's a good thing.

    I hope you'll stay around and join in some of the discussions you'll...
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    Where are you, Woody?
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    RickThai, I think you've got it with palijah, for wife, but maybe sounding like pala-yah?
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Mr. X never referred to me as 'mia'. In fact, I thought (maybe mistakenly so) mia referred to a minor wife, or mistress. I don't remember the word he used, but I do remember that I was taught to use...
  34. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    Trangam, we have a saying that "one bad apple spoils the whole bunch". It is literally true about apples, and figuratively true, by reputation, of a group of people. Personally I try to not be...
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    Re: New toys - photo equipment

    This is so cool! Of course I had to ask for help from Ms. Google.

    http://www.wacom.com/en-us/products/pen-tablets/intuos-pro-medium
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    Does she wear perfume when you are together? If not, it could be a sign she doesn't like perfume, or is allergic.

    Pay attention to what she tells you and you'll get an unintentional hint at what...
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    Re: Free WiFi service for people next year

    Jereonsky, I should have pointed out that I was referring to Curt's post, not yours. :)
  38. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    Yeah, we're all tall, blonde, rich, and hail from Hollywood!
  39. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    Trangam, I don't believe it possible for everyone in a particular culture to be the same, and I'm sure there are others here who think the same.

    Of course what is generally accepted in one culture...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    A machine must be oiled or it will eventually quit working. Surely they knew that in the practical sense they were not getting the most efficient work from their subjects. Of course I am assuming...
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    Re: is there any thai people here ???

    Mulana, do you have some friends who would like to come here, tell us about Thailand, and practice their English?
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    It's amazing that people so starved could do any amount of work at all. They must have survived on inner strength and a strong will to live.
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    Re: is there any thai people here ???

    I think so, Mulana. They don't seem to be very active in the forum right now like they once were. I miss them.
  44. Thread: cold today

    by Susana
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    Re: cold today

    I'm very cold natured and I dislike bundling up in the wintertime. My hands stay so cold I wear fingerless gloves even in the house much of the time. The hot season in Thailand is too hot for me, but...
  45. Thread: cold today

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    Re: cold today

    I don't know where he got the idea, but once my father-in-law bought a pair of panty hose to wear under his regular clothing. His children teased him and I told him how I had heard football players...
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