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by barrys
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1615
Views: 35921

Re: The Rugby Thread

What a great end to St. Patrick's Day/Weekend - well done lads and fully deserved!!!
by barrys
Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Arthritis Hand Tools
Replies: 7
Views: 480

Re: Arthritis Hand Tools

Sorry, I don't know of any gadgets available there...
... but, for screw tops and small jars, wedging them between the door and doorjamb works pretty well...
by barrys
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 49
Views: 2701

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

Now, I thought it was just me, but I now have a friend who visits regularly adapting the same principals (with no encouragement from me). During his last visit, he asked me to order a couple of things for him online. He is currently in Cambodia, and he's doing the same thing there... Hi BB, do you ...
by barrys
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Looking for Car Wash
Replies: 26
Views: 1162

Re: Looking for Car Wash

Hi BB, have you tried the one on soi 88, coming from your place, cross the railway line, head to towards Petkhasem and it's on your left. Charged me 200 last year as far as I recall.
by barrys
Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Email provider
Replies: 18
Views: 1050

Re: Email provider

Have you any experience with "Thunderbird"? Is it difficult to set up? Hi Nereus, I've been using Thunderbird for years and, although it could be a bit complicated to set up previously, it's very easy now. I have multiple email accounts, so it makes life very easy. It automatically downloads you em...
by barrys
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: InterContinental Resort Hua Hin events and promotions
Replies: 54
Views: 11096

Re: InterContinental Resort Hua Hin events and promotions

I think you'll find that net means the service charge and VAT are included; if it's not, they usually add ++ after the price.
by barrys
Thu Feb 09, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Mossie Zapper
Replies: 22
Views: 1593

Re: Mossie Zapper

honkin wrote:I did a search on the forum and only found info on the tennis racquet style zappers or oils etc, which is not what I want.
I am thinking of the ones with a light inside that actually zaps the little buggers.
Is this what you mean? If it is, I've bought them before in Tesco Lotus
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by barrys
Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Electric hot water tank (boiler)
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Re: Electric hot water tank (boiler)

Mine are also SE, all indicate no power ever though there is power there. Bugger, luckily a cool shower is nice here Had the same problem with a Sharp WH-33. Turned out that the steel component holding the white cables and screwed onto the copper flange needed replacing. Bought this in HH for 160 b...
by barrys
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Windows 10 Developments
Replies: 135
Views: 16020

Re: Windows 10 Developments

Big Boy wrote:Anybody on Windows 7, who is afraid to update - you will barely see the join.
But do a clean install of Windows 10 and don't simply accept the online free update from W7.
It made a complete mess of my PC and the reset to W7 option didn't get rid of all the glitches either....
by barrys
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2450
Views: 121900

Re: The Digital Surgery

Thanks a lot robcar and Homer for your help and advice. Homer, yes my pruning does include regularly emptying the Recycle Bin and I do keep my work and other files on the E partition. In the end, I opted for the MiniTool Partition Wizard (free edition). It was very easy to use and I simply doubled t...
by barrys
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2450
Views: 121900

Re: The Digital Surgery

Hi J.J.B. - thanks a lot for the tips - a) was the very first thing I did but, as I clean the C drive pretty regularly, this was not going to generate much extra space. My hard disk has C, D & E partitions and an M (system reserved) partition. The current status is: Local Disk C: 9.04 GB free of 361...
by barrys
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2450
Views: 121900

Re: The Digital Surgery

The C partition on my PC (Windows 7 Ultimate) is running out of space. Can anyone recommend a reliable partition extender software please?
by barrys
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 433
Views: 45064

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry free ride extended until Jan 31 http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1177648/pattaya-hua-hin-ferry-free-ride-extended-until-jan-31 CHON BURI - On Jan 13-18 and Jan 20-31, the departure time from Laem Bali Hai pier in Pattaya will be changed from 8.30am to 10.30am due to cha...
by barrys
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 433
Views: 45064

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Barrys, how did the previous company deal with cancellations? The previous company ran for one high season only, unfortunately. The weather then was a lot kinder than it appears to be this year. Also, the service was only scheduled for 3 days per week. The cancellation rate during the windy season,...
by barrys
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 433
Views: 45064

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Barrys, how did the previous company deal with cancellations? The previous company ran for one high season only, unfortunately. The weather then was a lot kinder than it appears to be this year. Also, the service was only scheduled for 3 days per week. The cancellation rate during the windy season,...