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by parrot
August 17, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: Major Windows 10 Update
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: Major Windows 10 Update

Those suffering from helminthophobia might want to read this:
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/14/tech ... index.html
by parrot
August 16, 2019, 4:46 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: 220v vs. 120v
Replies: 3
Views: 171

220v vs. 120v

I attended Catholic primary school then a seminary (high school) for 4 years. Despite having nuns that would throttle you with a ruler or worse if you misbehaved, never in those years did I encounter anything close to the meditative state of a group of Thai students. I've been to Thai schools where ...
by parrot
August 15, 2019, 8:37 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Chinese PLAAF transport aircraft lands at 0830
Replies: 13
Views: 509

Re: Chinese PLAAF transport aircraft lands at 0830

FrazeeDK wrote:
August 15, 2019, 6:49 pm
Parrot, have you seen anything in the Thai news?
Mum's the word. A few Thai friends who might know say they know nothing.
Wonder how this would go over in D C
by parrot
August 15, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

super Saab (an Issan twist??)( Oh, my point?? The answer I gave never sat well with me as it does seem it’s a play on the English Language, I asked my Thai teacher who told me มาย is never used on its own and go to the back of the class :( She suggests that it is Oh! My point(s) Well, that makes me...
by parrot
August 15, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

super Saab (an Issan twist??)( Oh, my point?? The answer I gave never sat well with me as it does seem it’s a play on the English Language, I asked my Thai teacher who told me มาย is never used on its own and go to the back of the class :( She suggests that it is Oh! My point(s) Well, that makes me...
by parrot
August 15, 2019, 2:34 pm
Forum: I'm Looking For....
Topic: Rustoleum Gloss (Enamel) Paint
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Rustoleum Gloss (Enamel) Paint

It's out there.....maybe from the customer counter at Homepro by order. https://www.lazada.co.th/rust_oleum/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwhdTqBRDNARIsABsOl99hGZJAAgFK_ElSlxtqNEkFN8GrLgSCMALQSwUJicaIcbeuytK6Bj8aAoO1EALw_wcB&s_kwcid=AL!3152!3!359404141577!b!!g!!&exlaz=d_1:mm_150050845_51350204_2010350204::13:6123930...
by parrot
August 15, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Road Deaths Up AGAIN....
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Road Deaths Up AGAIN....

"They caution that this is only those who perish at the scene of accidents. In reality the total death toll is considerably higher" If you want the total tally, go to http://www.thairsc.com/ which includes this caveat หมายเหตุ: ขอมุนนี้ไม่ใช่เสียชีวิตในที่เกิดเหตุอย่างเดียวแต่จะร่วมถึงการเกิดเหตุในว...
by parrot
August 14, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 90 Day Report Online
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: 90 Day Report Online

Doodoo wrote:
August 14, 2019, 1:22 pm
Parrot
Can you post the link please for the 90 day
Thanks
https://extranet.immigration.go.th/fn90 ... 7Action.do
by parrot
August 14, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 90 Day Report Online
Replies: 4
Views: 234

90 Day Report Online

For the third time this year (consecutive), we've done our 90day checks online. This time, I used MS Edge for my report and Chrome for my wife's......just to see if both worked. Both worked. Confirmation within 24 hours. Three trips to immigration saved. No driving, no parking problems, no queue, no...
by parrot
August 14, 2019, 12:00 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Bank Holidays in Thailand for 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 642

Re: Bank Holidays in Thailand for 2019

Our garbage is picked up once a week on Mondays. If Monday is a holiday, I set out the trash can. Sometimes they pick up trash on holiday-Mondays......and, if not, then on Tuesday.
Sort of the same problem in Texas......trash is picked up on some holidays, not all.
by parrot
August 13, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

It's back to preschool for me. Oh! count points.
So much for that lesson. Thanks for pointing out my mistake!
by parrot
August 13, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank

this 800.000 baht 3 months after requirement is not the big question , big question is, are they implying the not touch 400.000 baht new rule ? i have done 12 years extension based on marriage, and changed it later to retirement when i became 50 ,(more easy ) now i will have to get back to stupid m...
by parrot
August 13, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

super Saab (an Issan twist??)( Oh, my point?? I say "super saap" frequently.......when the food is super saap, of course. MK's new promotion is a point system.......entitling you to free dishes when you get enough points. So, I think if I was forced to translate (judging from the expression on the ...
by parrot
August 13, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: The Good Old Days Ar Memories
Replies: 21
Views: 1054

Re: The Good Old Days Ar Memories

I was waiting at the lights the other day and i glanced to the vehicle on my right . Woman driver knew exactly what to do with her fingers . One was halfway up her nose !!!! I just thought , theres a time and place love . Hope she wasnt on her was to a sushi bar !!!!! Imagine that! She must have fo...
by parrot
August 12, 2019, 6:39 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

Sitting in MK tonight........busy as ever......the signs on the wall caught my attention: ซุปเปอร์แซ่ป in one photo.....a fusion of west meets east โอ้! มายพอยท์ in the other.......a good example of how if you pronounce the consonant in ท์ most Thais won't understand you......but if you swallow the ...
by parrot
August 11, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank

Looking for first-hand feedback from people who have extended under the ?new? 800k in the bank rules. How is the Udon office handling the alleged requirement to keep 800k in the bank after you extend? And for how long (if applicable)? Please, I'm not interested in other immigration offices or heard...
by parrot
August 11, 2019, 1:29 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Thai Airways new business plan
Replies: 160
Views: 20242

Re: Thai Airways new business plan

One wonders how many pints of blood can be drained before there's none left to drain.

https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/17 ... bles-in-q2
by parrot
August 11, 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank

Looking for first-hand feedback from people who have extended under the ?new? 800k in the bank rules. How is the Udon office handling the alleged requirement to keep 800k in the bank after you extend? And for how long (if applicable)? Please, I'm not interested in other immigration offices or heard-...
by parrot
August 10, 2019, 2:52 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: learning the thai language
Replies: 362
Views: 46695

Re: learning the thai language

another difficulty, along with tones is length เผ็ด spicy is short เพศ sex is long VERY similar Actually, เผ็ด is low tone (ผ + ด as final = low), while เพศ is a falling tone syllable พ + ศ as final = falling) It could be reason #5023 to learn the tones.....as there's a world of difference between ...

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