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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Oh, I thought " Ό - fan" only meant girlfriend/boyfriend! :)
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    These made me smile


    MR.ANNOT

    I dropped by in an office in Bangkok to say hello to the former participants of a seminar I was involved in. It was an announced visit. When I arrived, Malee,...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Ohh, finally! Also nice to hear that! Does she now remember to close the door every time she passes through it?:laughlong
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Glad to hear the rest have abandoned their early retirement plan, considering they have hardly started!:laughlong
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    Re: Growing onions on banana tree

    Never seen it before. Is it common in Thailand? Or US?
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    Let me clarify what I meant when I agreed with Guava when he said:



    I meant it in the sense that these steps they're taking all fall under the grand scheme they had painstakingly designed in...
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    I have the same reading about the developments there. Perhaps in our personal standards
    rebellion is rife at this point because of our 'perceived injustices'. But Thais know that the politicians on...
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    Re: New toys - photo equipment

    A bit :offtopic:

    A photography buff friend of mine takes a photo of ALL his bags, gadgets, etc before leaving for a trip so he can take an accurate inventory of them when he packs to go home.
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    These made me smile

    THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T TALK TO ME

    His name was Khoon, aged maybe 8 or 9. He’s the son of my good friends. During family trips he had always been present, though I noticed he...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    By then maybe you can already say the F[I]T BOYS weigh in!
    :clap:
  11. My Travel Story: Re: Installation Ceremony at Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, Phitsanulok

    LOL, and I thought there's something wrong with my browser. Mai pen rai ka, yy.
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    Re: Starting language school

    Mootopla63,

    Kindly take note that you're replying to an almost nine-year old post!
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    Am not sure if it's common for street vendors to use condensed milk, but on my travels around Thailand, I found out that Thais add it to coffee, which I had never imagined before, or use it as...
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    Re: this is the best Thailand forum

    Thanks, but I think that would be more meaningful if there's a concrete reason why.
  15. Thread: Travel to Japan

    by Marie
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    Re: Travel to Japan

    Hi teamserendipity,

    Thanks for your post. Are we your target respondents? Where is your proposed tour agency supposed to be based in? I am not sure why you have chosen to ask us. I doubt our...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Emu, with that diet, I think you're on the right track! Congrats!



    Yes, it's the fault of beer, it tastes so good ! You are absolved!
    :laughlong:laughlong
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    AHA, maybe those are the ones that are really facilitating your enormous weight loss! From where can they be bought? :D

    Tim, and you haven't mentioned about needing to poke more holes in your belt...
  18. News: Re: Pattaya Guard Beats Tourist Unconcious 'Out of Misunderstanding'

    Granting the foreigner was really trying to flee, the security guards' response was way over the top, considering the amount involved was negligible. And they still had to get the help of motorcycle...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    More on Thai Hospitality

    I have noticed that as a house guest, as soon as you arrive in their home you are given a glass of water. Then they offer you to ap nam ( take a bath). I don’t know if...
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    Would be very interested in the rituals they perform to celebrate such occasions. Can you please take note and share with us?

    It seems the schedule of your holiday had been planned bearing in mind...
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    Oh my, why was I expecting this kind of comment from you, Tod? LOL

    My original remark included an explanation why I tend to ask Nu whenever I want to clarify the usage of certain Thai words...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Hi Billy and the Fat Boys,

    You're in big luck Tim is not in your competition! Or else he could give all of you a run for your money.

    Tim just got back from his long months of 'cocoon'. Some...
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    I agree with you. I think no need to add more sugar. The sweetness in the condensed milk is enough.
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I did a little research on this. I asked NU, a native speaker (but who's too busy to post!- being horribly preoccupied trying to keep herself warm under a freezing 'weather condition :laughlong)
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    Emu, I was wondering if you meant these photos? (I couldn't find any other; did I miss them? But then I am very tired now! )


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  26. Thread: Trip To Loei

    by Marie
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    Re: Trip To Loei

    Place looks good. Another trip to plan for!
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    Re: Mia vs Palijawan(sp)

    I think it should be Khop khun, not khap khun. The way it is spelled in Thai ͺ س--it is really KHOP as in OH not AH. I remember this very well because I also used to mispronounce it and my...
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    Justwoody1,

    Thanks for your explanation. And you're Thai too!-which means you are familiar with the culture. Now I can say, yes, a perfume is a good gift for her. The gesture will likely be...
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    LOL, for all we know the OP is already certain what her favorite scent is, the exact brand and where to buy it, and he's only asking if it's the suitable gift at the stage of their relationship....
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    The Colonel of Tamarkan: Philip Toosey and the Bridge on the River Kwai

    This is one of the most interesting lectures I have ever listened to on the topic on 'the Bridge'. It's part of a Lunchtime...
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    Many department stores have a perfumery section where there are 'testers' which shoppers help themselves with, even if they are not buying. It's common for Thais to sample the scents. I would...
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    Re: should I buy her some perfume?

    Welcome to the forums, Justwoody1!

    Giving perfume as present is tricky. To some women, a certain scent smells like liniment or incense-LOL. Just make sure she likes the aroma. If you're...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    Susana, thanks for providing the link to this comprehensive backgrounder on the building of the Bridge. To date I have watched more than a dozen documentary films and read articles on the subject...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    Susana, Fileeep, this video, with testimonies from POWs- gives us an idea on how they were driven to work despite the hunger and sickness they were experiencing. They simply didn't have a choice!
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  35. Thread: Je Suis...

    by Marie
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    Mohammed holds 'Je suis Charlie' sign in new Charlie Hebdo

    By Laurence Benhamou | AFP News

    The cover of the first edition of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo since its staff were...
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    Re: is there any thai people here ???

    Mulana,

    You will likely find them at the chat room. Yesterday Balance and Deez were there till midnight, Thai time. Fan and Oeshidez drop by now and then.

    Then there's Nu, but it seems she is...
  37. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    :offtopic:

    (Here is my two-cents worth, not as a MOD but someone who is often involved in group dynamics issues.

    It's good to exchange feedback directly on how we perceive each other or how...
  38. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    I understand where you are coming from, Susana. In my personal value system I relate this to the concepts of disrespecting the rights of others and bullying the weak, on one side. On the other, it...
  39. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    OK, back to my experience with the Russian couple. I thought they had chosen us as victims because we're women who're physically inferior to them, and virtually defenseless. Or maybe we looked...
  40. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    I saw the two sides of the coin last time I bought from a street stall near Big C, across Central World. The shop was an unusually busy one, with buyers as many as a dozen at a time competing for...
  41. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    My only unpleasant experience with Russians is at the Suvarnabhumi airport at the arrival hall a couple of years back. That was the time when tourists came in hordes. I and my lady companion had been...
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    My Travel Story: Re: RickThai's Return to Thailand

    Oh, my, close shave! Am not familiar with that equipment. Is that kind of malfunction supposed to be life-threatening? How could it have been prevented?

    Hope you're having fun where you are now....
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Oh, well, it's understandable. After all, BEER is supposed to make you feel the way you ought to feel without beer. :laughlong
  44. News: Re: Russian Tourist Knifed For 'Not Buying Watch'

    That's terrible! I wonder what led to that?

    I think the first incident should remind tourists to remain "polite" when refusing to buy the products offered to them. When I was new in Thailand, I...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (Nov-Dec 2014)

    THAI HOSPITALITY-DAY TRIP TO BURMA

    Our crossing the border between Sangkhlaburi on Thailand side and Payathonzu in Burma was totally unexpected on my part. But maybe not on Pan’s side. In...
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