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    Re: Complete Smoking Ban

    I went to Bed Supperclub on Wednesday night and it was a nightmare. First of all, all of the smokers were standing outside preventing anyone from entering/leaving. A serious fire risk (irony?!). The...
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    Re: Queries about 'fake' marriage

    I think what you are referring to is the common way of addressing couples who live together. Thais seems to have little distinction between a couple living together (in a way in which is similar to...
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    Re: Translation Needed

    If you need translations for these phrases, then how will you understand the Thai replies? Most gold shops will speak decent English so to avoid confusion you might be better off just speaking...
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    Re: Web developer jobs in Thailand

    No... good photographers in BKK anyway are very hard to come by. In the last year I have done around 6 photoshoots, but the crazy thing is that I'm trying to get OUT of photography. It seems that the...
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    Re: Problems receiving sms from Thailand

    I've been able to send (and receive a reply) SMS's from Thailand to the UK, more specifically from AIS Thai to Vodafone England... She's probably outta money on the phone?
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    Re: Thai bank card suitable for online payment?

    Just to say that I have a Bangkok Bank VISA Debit card, and it worked straight away when I tried it in the UK, at cashpoints and in store, and furthermore it works online (I had no cash and ordered...
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    Re: Q about Dual citizenships

    Just to back up Lenss, my girlfriend routinely uses her Thai passport on entering Thailand and her UK passport when entering the UK. No-one seems to care... I think a lot of it could be to do with...
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    Re: the sweet and sour in relationship

    I think you're gonna have to rephrase that... I have no idea what you are asking...
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    Re: Smoking ban due soon

    I'm a smoker, and recently the law was changed in the UK to totally ban smoking in most public places (pubs, clubs etc.) and to be honest I think it's a very good thing.
    For a start they cost so...
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    Re: Internal Flights

    Or just pay THB 1,000,000 for an "Elite" card and get "free" flights!!

    (That was a joke by the way, before I get flamed :p)
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    Re: Thai girls dont like surprise?

    wow... I'd concentrate on getting the communication to a level where you can have a serious relationship first...
    If you can't exchange specific ideals between each other then how are you going to...
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    Re: laptop keyboard stickers

    Pantip/MBK if in BKK... about 30 baht I think....
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    Re: How's internet service in Thailand?

    I know it's not blocked, but I'm sure I read somewhere that any VOIP service is illegal in Thailand? The same is technically true in the Netherlands also, however in theory no-one really cares.

    I...
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    Re: How's internet service in Thailand?

    Well I'm sure *technically* it's illegal to use VOIP, but "theoretically" I can confirm that it works, very well. I "theoretically" use it for video chats to my family back in the UK and it's...
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    Re: How's internet service in Thailand?

    Exactly - I actually do get the difference in speed, but like you said the contention ratio is better, and also like you said the "oversubscribedness" of True is awful...
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    Re: How's internet service in Thailand?

    Well I'm on CSLoxInfo in BKK, I pay 2140B per month and get 1mb. I know that's limited by the cables in my building belonging to TOT/True or something... but anyway it might be a bit pricey, but it's...
  17. Re: Realistically, how much to rent a place in Bangkok?

    Not really, it actually sounds a lot like your place you described... it's just in an expensive area and targeted for farang I guess...
    2 large bedrooms
    2 en-suite
    2 separate bathrooms (one of...
  18. Re: Realistically, how much to rent a place in Bangkok?

    Oh... and that is extremely distasteful.
  19. Re: Realistically, how much to rent a place in Bangkok?

    I would also recommend Soi 1, I have quite a few mates living there and the prices are in the 10-15,000 range (after all the extras).
    I'm on Soi 3 and it's bloody expensive, 38,000 per month, but...
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    Re: นวตกรรม

    นวตกรรม = nawadtagam

    From what I understand it's basically a word used only with technology, where you see a project, or a group of projects through...
    never really used it though!! I'm sure...
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    Re: Driving in Thailand

    While driving to Hua-Hin this weekend we saw a lorry, at about 60 degrees (nearly falling over) and written on the back was:
    SAFETY FIRT

    Just made me chuckle!! (That wasn't a typo on my part by...
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    Re: Where can buy AIS prepaid sim card?

    1) Not easily, but I think I had a friend who did it... you need to register your number with AIS I believe.

    2) Yes there is, but to be honest the flexibility of top up and price (for me) doesn't...
  23. Re: ทำไมกล้วย = Banana และ มะละกอ = Papaya

    That's great!!!
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    Re: cow jai

    cow = in
    jai = heart

    so yeah, thats all good... but I agree with Mat... you prolly heard Kop jai... ขอบใจ - it means thanks...
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    Re: Earning a degree in Thailand

    I go to a very small uni here in BKK, where I actually end up getting my degree from Middlesex Uni in the UK... It's far too specific for your needs but it's really good. You can check it out at...
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    Re: Thai Rak Thai: Thaksin comments

    EDIT: Just read the other thread - apologies...
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    Re: Thai Rak Thai: Thaksin comments

    There was a point yesterday when Bangkok Post ran a story about TRT being aquitted of all charges...



    After I read that I decided to go out for dinner and the next thing I hear is this morning...
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    Re: Can you teach me the thai ABC's NOW!

    Woah - 3 posts in 9 minutes when there are resources available to you from this website!! I think someone could have spent those 9 minutes slightly better (perhaps searching the forum)! :p
  29. Re: Desperate to hire a car tomorrow (Wednesday 30th May)

    In that case I'd go for taxi/minivan... getting out of BKK that time of night will be a real pain. Not to mention the potential for additional traffic/congestion due to the events unfolding today....
  30. Re: Desperate to hire a car tomorrow (Wednesday 30th May)

    Half way down Wireless road there is a rental place, 1000THB for a Vios... not exactly Ekkamai, but if you live on soi 10 it shouldn't be an issue.
    Only issue could be the expected protests...
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    Re: Driving in Thailand

    Well here's the picture of my H2... hope you guys like it as much as I do :p

    p.s. sorry about quality - it was taken on a camera phone on my way out this morning!!!
    ...
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    Re: Driving in Thailand

    I know, fuel economy and all that, but it was going for a bargain price, from a Thai friend who wanted something more sporty. I don't drive it enough to be too worried about fuel costs. I know it's...
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    Re: Driving in Thailand

    It's a hell of a lot cheaper than buying/owning a car in the UK... I'll post some pics as this seems to be a thread of pics tomorrow...
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    Re: Driving in Thailand

    Driving a big yellow Hummer H2 seems to help, the only times I get stopped is for cops to ask to have a look inside! It also seems to help with the "pushing in" that all Thai people do...
  35. Re: Perhaps as useless as asking how to contact president bush only it words . . . .

    Send me an email with a few more details and I'll get back to you if I think I can help....
    phiebs at gmail dot com
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    Re: 12Call Mobile - Txting Problem

    You can call thai mobiles for 0.01 euro per minute on www.voipstunt.com

    I used to use it all the time, now I use it to call back to the UK (for free) every now and again. It also has a rather nice...
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    Re: getting married,

    Wow... you two REALLY don't get on, do you!!!

    Getting back to the topic, I suppose it really depends on the two people (plus of course their families) as to how much sin sodt is asked for. I've...
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    Re: Is that person interested, or not?

    If you don't mind me asking, how old is she? As a (comparatively) young guy on these forums in BKK I can honestly say that none of my friends, either hi-so or lo-so, Thai or Farang are without a...
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    Re: Saying good night to Bangkok’s night bazaar

    I was planning to go tonight on account of tomorrow being Labour day and having no uni, but it's really rainy and helluva lightning etc... so I decided against it. I hope that I can go tomorrow...
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    Re: Saying good night to Bangkok’s night bazaar

    Yeah, Soi 3, Soi 1, Expressway and then Wireless (where Lumpini Park is (on the other side of Sukhumvit Road))...

    Never pay more than 35-40 baht... I'm gonna head down there tonight to see if...
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    Re: Saying good night to Bangkok’s night bazaar

    I live on Sukhumvit Soi 3 so the Night Bazaar (read Beer Garden) is my favourite "local"... I went last night and it was still very much open, and like someone said before, they were hading out...
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    Re: Blackberry 8800 with thai keyboard

    Blackberrys are now very difficult to find in BKK because the American arm of the company are sueing the Thai end... don't ask me why, it's just what I've heard from a source who works for AIS......
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    Re: What do expats miss the most?

    My "missed" items in reverse order:
    10. Boxershorts that fit me
    9. A decent loaf of bread (without having to go to a specalist baker)
    8. Cereals (you can get them, but just not quite the same as...
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    Re: Nikon D80 in Thailand

    For high end digital SLR's, Thailand is more expensive than alternates in many other countries... I'm into photography heavily and I tried to buy a Canon 1DS MKII (for those that know, it's pretty...
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    Re: who is this celebrity?

    Well it's not Khrai ;)... I can't remember her name right now, but It'll come to me :D
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