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    Re: "so this is Christmas . . . . . "

    Christmas has always been a season of cheer and merrymaking in my family.

    Unfortunately, recent despairing events have brought a pall of gloom in my home. However, with just a few days before...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Wow, can you really do it "Thai hot"? I could pit you against Billyboy and Fileeep, who need a fire brigade when they' pepper their meal Thai style. :laughlong

    For me a good blend of pineapple...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I often do the above. But I usually don't scrape the meat off the pip, I suck it up. That's why when I cut up the mango I make sure there's still much flesh around the seed. That's messy though...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Ahh, Thai food! To me, Thai cuisine is always glorious. Whether on my first time ever in Thailand or on my most recent, nth visit. There’s something about the merry jumble of flavors and textures of ...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Besides, looking at passport photos all day must be a punishing job. Passport pictures are known to be eyesores- they have a weird way of making people look their worst. Such that it is said that if...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    [QUOTE=mikeheart;276004]Earlier in the week I went to Chiang Rai and the White Temple. It is truly beautiful

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    Maybe it was a result of praying to the whiskey god
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I remember seeing avocados in Bangkok. can't exactly remember where; I''ve been to 4 or 5 fruit markets in Pratunam and Silom. Maybe you can try the Tops Supermarket in Silom Complex? They have a...
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    Re: Simply Picture Posts - No Particular Context

    “Little things, little things, are much more more important than big things. Big things hit you in the face with their bigness and obscure the little, more important things that really define a life...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Let me address the second part first.

    To be honest I didn’t see any much difference in the ‘atmosphere’ compared to my previous visits. Except for the increase in number of men in uniforms on the...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    Thanks for citing this website. I read a few cases handled by the group. They seem to be helpful. Did you try referring your case to them?
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    I haven't noticed this hotel but I am quite familiar with the area. Good location! About 5-minutes walk to MRT Silom, and add 3 - 5 more minutes to BTS Saladaeng. The reviews say this hotel has a...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand

    (STILL IN THE SAME HOTEL)

    Food was to be ordered by mobile phone or personally going to the kitchen/office by negotiating about 30 yards. My Thai friends took care of ordering. While having...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand

    STILL ON HOTELS

    Let me share another experience I had about accommodation while we were in Kanchanaburi. My hosts, a lovely Thai couple named Pan (husband) and Nok (wife), decided to pick a hotel...
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    My general impression about the police is positive. All throughout my stay I never saw any act which you could brand as abusive or oppressive. They were very polite and pleasant, both with their...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand

    In general my good experiences far outweighed the bad ones. Certainly one of my most enjoyable trips in Thailand.


    You're right, RickThai. But sometimes I am glad the drivers don't take me as a...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand

    I am happy to pass on the info to anyone interested.:D
  17. News: Re: Director Defends 'Hitler Scene' in Thai Junta Film

    Not so sure if it's due to ignorance or insensitivity- or defiance of sorts?
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    My Travel Story: Re: Revisiting Thailand

    I intend to see my travel agent personally this weekend when the owner is there. You see, many of these travel agents don't have first hand information on the conditions of the hotels they are...
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    My Travel Story: Revisiting Thailand (November-December 2014)

    My most recent trip to Thailand is over. A friend suggested I do a trip report, but I told him that there’s nothing truly significant worth writing about--unless I make mountains out of molehills!...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Teak wood is beautiful! I've always been fascinated by it Most of the conventional Thai homes I've visited are made of it. I find it particularly interesting how extensively Thais use it for...
  21. Visitor Warning: Re: Foreigners stopped, searched and harassed by officials in Bangkok.

    Billy, I have the same observation. The police are all over the place but they look friendly, eager to help and never intimidating. And oh, I must add that all the policemen I've talked to, mostly...
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    Opinion: Re: i'm worried - My forefathers.

    This is like having the freedom to swing your arm, but that freedom stops where the nose of the next fellow begins, so to speak. I think this is the essence of the concept that freedom goes hand in...
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    Re: Where to buy airbrush supplies in Thailand?

    I am not familiar with good quality Thai paint brushes (for water colors, tempera, oil, etc) but my experience is that GRUMBACHER is one of the best brands in the world. They last long, too.
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    Re: How to Report a Taxi in Bangkok

    I consider myself being extremely lucky to be able to have lived to write this comment. When I arrived at Swamnaphum Airport last week, it was
    virtually a walk in the park to grab a cab from where...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    Yes, Fileeep, I am having a ball! Unfortunately I missed the concert at Lumpini Park yesterday -I wouldn't have missed it for the world, I love William Tell Overture, and it's free! But I left Bkk...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I was told it opens at 6am. I just got back from there at about 7pm tonight. There were 3 sub- groups of aerobics enthusiasts doing their thing in different locations. I joined one for half an hour...
  27. Re: What do you think about "sticky rice and chicken"video gone viral?

    Greetings from Thailand! Today I remembered this thread as I savored sticky rice and chicken for dinner. Luckily nobody dared to snatch it or I would have run amok. LOL
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    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...
  29. 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.
  33. 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...
  40. 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...
  45. 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...
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