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    Re: Vendors resist stall clearance orders

    Thanks for the summary, Khun Don. That's all I need to know!
  2. Re: The perils of trying to make a joke when you don't speak the language

    My mom and her sister were talking about another family member who was planning on taking a trip by plane, but "got cold feet". Mr. X, always practical as well as literal, replied "Why doesn't she...
  3. Re: On Balancing Peas on Forks, Tea Time and Time-Telling

    Some of those eccentrics must have migrated to the southern USA, where we're proud of being different.

    Hent and haint must have the same meaning? Haint meaning 'hit ain't'. Please note I used an...
  4. Re: On Balancing Peas on Forks, Tea Time and Time-Telling

    The half seven definition makes sense. I just wanted to be sure in case I ever make it across the pond. I need to work on my swimming skills first, though. :)
  5. Re: On Balancing Peas on Forks, Tea Time and Time-Telling

    We have weird floor numbering here too, which is not always consistent from building to building, which of course is why it is so confusing.

    I think the whole world should eat with a fork and...
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    Pictures: Re: Jungle Flight revisited

    Good luck fellas!
  7. News: Re: Shop Offers 100,000 Baht For Rare 10 Baht Coin

    Mikeheart, I definitely agree that when we are face to face we can hear, see and listen to "what is being said" by observing body language and hearing inflection in the other person's voice.

    As...
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    Re: Being Married To A Thai Lady For Forty Years

    Yes, we speak that illegitimate version of the English language. :) Then there is Tenglish, Spanglish, etc. Hate to brag, but I know a bit of all three. Oh yes, also Southern and Redneck. I do not...
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    Visitor Warning: View Post

    I had a hunch 'brolly' was a colloquialism for umbrella, but I looked it up just to be sure. I want to share this since it's a good site for English language learners.
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    Re: what did I just do OMG

    We had books for each level, mostly listen and repeat. However, I always managed my time to have a few minutes at the end for students to ask me questions. They asked things like are you rich, do you...
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    Re: what did I just do OMG

    While I was reading #24 it occurred to me that a major difference between teaching in a traditional school setting such as in a government school, versus teaching in a language school, is the...
  12. URGENT: Re: MISSING: 2 British Girls (10 & 6). Last seen in Pattaya, Thailand.

    Thank you, Rick Thai, but those are just my thoughts. I'm trying to put myself inside a little girl's mind.
  13. URGENT: Re: MISSING: 2 British Girls (10 & 6). Last seen in Pattaya, Thailand.

    I have been thinking of this two little girls, and how many more there are like them. They know something is wrong with their situation and no matter how much they love their mother they might be a...
  14. News: Re: Shop Offers 100,000 Baht For Rare 10 Baht Coin

    Nary a one to be found on ebay.com. I was expecting thousands. :cry:

    Has everyone checked their stash?
  15. News: Re: Don't pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

    And then there is that also.
  16. Thread: Eating Meat.

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    Re: Eating Meat.

    I have also seen some very thought provoking pictures of cats & dogs on one side and cows, pigs, etc on the other which pose the question "Why is it ok to eat one and not the other?"

    We are...
  17. News: Re: "Foreign Teachers Concern NCPO" - Bangkok Post Print Edition

    I'll have to agree with the above statements, even though I have long had a policy of not commenting on Thai politics. I have never felt completely welcomed by the Thai government, and now I am...
  18. News: Re: "Foreign Teachers Concern NCPO" - Bangkok Post Print Edition

    Interestingly enough, Americans seem to love all things British, especially the English accent and wording. 'In hospital' and 'on holiday' are prime examples. Teach us more!

    Is the author of that...
  19. Re: New Life - And New Name - For Abandoned Hill Tribe Boy

    I can understand this in the practical sense, still there are situations the world over where someone does something because it is the right thing to do and all works out well. It makes me wonder if...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    I know just how you feel!
  21. Re: New Life - And New Name - For Abandoned Hill Tribe Boy

    The article does not say specifically, but implies that no one in the village took him in. Is this common?

    Anyway, this is a really sad story, but it seems as if he is a bright little boy who has...
  22. News: Re: Don't pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

    Speaking of Big Brother, a link to this article came across my facebook 'news feed' this morning:

    http://www.farmtoconsumer.org/news_wp/?p=16769
  23. News: Re: Don't pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

    Nu, I'm glad you told us about those books being required reading at your university in BKK. I had been wondering how the young people around town had been introduced to them. Rebecca is a favorite...
  24. Thread: Eating Meat.

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    Re: Eating Meat.

    You raise some very valid points, Khonrai. The amount of land used in the US alone, to raise cattle, and cattle feed, is quite large. The impact on water quality in certain areas is serious, to put...
  25. Thread: Eating Meat.

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    Re: Eating Meat.

    Here is the discussion about the Dalai Lama:

    http://www.thailandqa.com/forum/showthread.php?41118-Dalai-lama-amp-vegetarianism&highlight=dalai+lama
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    I read The Lord of the Flies around the same time I read 1984 as well as Brave New World and Animal Farm. Some friends and I all read and passed around books and thoughts. I went on to major in...
  27. News: Re: Don't pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

    Big brother is definitely watching. He's at stop lights, and even watching over people who drink unpasteurized milk. I expect one of his drones to drop in on me any day now.

    Geez, it's been so...
  28. Thread: Eating Meat.

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    Re: Eating Meat.

    Thank you Nu for responding to this question. I was not eating meat when I met Mr. X. I asked him about Buddhism and vegetarianism. His response was that it was ok as long as he wasn't the person to...
  29. News: Re: Don't pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

    I wonder, did all those people seen with the book "1984" actually read it, or was it cool to be seen sitting with the book open before them? Of course I don't really expect anyone to know the answer...
  30. News: Re: Australian couple abandon surrogate Down's Syndrome baby

    The plot sickens.
  31. Thread: Thai Nightlife

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    Re: Thai Nightlife

    I agree RickThai. I can't stand loud music even if it is music I really like. The stores in Thailand and even some stores here which cater to younger people have music which, as I used to tell my...
  32. Thread: Phnom Penh.

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    Re: Phnom Penh.

    How sad. Not only does it seem wrong to take away peoples homes for luxury condos (which I realize happens often in the western world) but from my point of view the condos would have been more...
  33. News: Re: Australian couple abandon surrogate Down's Syndrome baby

    There's a saying "all is well which ends well", and this case seems to be ending well for the baby and Thai family. It does make me wonder how many times similar situations have not ended well, and...
  34. Thread: Thai Nightlife

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    Re: Thai Nightlife

    Good friends, good music, ocean sounds in the background . . . . . There's nothing quite like it for making good memories.
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    Re: Being Married To A Thai Lady For Forty Years

    I'm always on time and I expect others to be so as well. :) I consider it a matter of respect for one another's time. And no, I'm not a fanatic. I never wear a watch (they "annoy" me) and during the...
  36. News: Thai surrogacy and human trafficking

    On legality of Thai mothers acting as surrogates for foreigners.

    From Thai PBS English news:
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  37. Re: Bangkok's best craft studios & workshops to get in touch with your creative self

    That's a excellent question, Marie, but one I'm not able to find an answer to, even after going back over the article. Unfortunately, there is no comment section following the article where a...
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    Re: My photos and thought process behind the image

    Thanks, Khun Don. I've certainly had enough practice trying!
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    Re: My photos and thought process behind the image

    I can't say there is much in the way of technique or even thought process other than "Aw, c'mon. cooperate, why don't you?" Anyway, I finally got a picture of a hummer, minus his little wings. They...
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    Re: Kardashians in Thailand?

    They are a family on a television reality show.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keeping_Up_with_the_Kardashians
  41. Bangkok's best craft studios & workshops to get in touch with your creative self

    From BK Magazine

    This might be just what you need to fill in the gap between work & visiting with the in laws, a little 'self' time! Or, if you are a tourist this might be just the type thing you...
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    Re: How Hot Do You Like Your Thai Food?

    That's a good article, David. Here is some more information on the history of peppers and their introduction to Asia:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chili_pepper

    I have grown grapow/holy basil...
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    Re: How Hot Do You Like Your Thai Food?

    I have long thought, based on legend, that hot peppers and spices retard spoilage. However, I've not been able to find any scientific evidence to back up this theory.
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    Re: In Bangkok now looking for teaching position

    Facebook?
  45. Re: Phra Buddha Chinnarat temple fair January 2015

    All I can find is that it 'occurs' (begins?) on the 6th day of the waxing moon of the third lunar month. I realize you probably already know this much, but thought I would post it just in case . . . ...
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