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by handdrummer
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: New Hua Hin Immigration office at Bluport
Replies: 155
Views: 19789

Re: New Hua Hin Immigration office at Bluport

the main imm office is on the beach road at the end of soi 19 and across the street from Scene, a new building.
by handdrummer
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: 10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration
Replies: 8
Views: 672

Re: 10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration

and some thai friends get offended when I say Thailand is a 3rd. world country.
by handdrummer
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: rough idea of electricity costs ?
Replies: 24
Views: 771

Re: rough idea of electricity costs ?

run the air 24/7 and it will cost about 3000 bht for 3 weeks.
by handdrummer
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Bringing Electronic cigarette to Thailand
Replies: 32
Views: 5253

Re: Bringing Electronic cigarette to Thailand

the reason you can't bring them here is that if you bring them you won't have to buy them and Thailand loses money. ipso facto, you can buy them here but only thais are allowed to smoke them. makes sense to me.
by handdrummer
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Airbrush Artists
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Re: Airbrush Artists

because you do things after it gets dark.
by handdrummer
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: New immigration form (TM6) goes into effect in October
Replies: 21
Views: 1397

Re: New immigration form (TM6) goes into effect in October

Glad to see things have changed since I lost mine some years ago. Required a trip all the way back to main immigration office in Bangkok then plus considerable forms to fill out. What you say is very interesting in light of the Gov trying to streamline the arrival process. It seems they want to kee...
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 95
Views: 4904

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

404cameljockey wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:58 am
This thread is supposed to be about other benefits also. If Thailand isn't cheap for you, what do you find better than at home?
Nothing.
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Junta plans to regulate internet video streaming
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: Junta plans to regulate internet video streaming

next comes microchips implanted at birth for tracking all movement.
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Teeth whitening in huahin or bangkok
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Teeth whitening in huahin or bangkok

look up how to whiten teeth naturally. save your money.
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Browser Reader's View
Replies: 9
Views: 2116

Re: Browser Reader's View

laser wrote:
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:58 pm
Disabling JavaScript will defeat that limitation in every browser.
Opera (and 2 other browsers I tried) had no copy problems, even with JavaScript enabled. It turned out that their built in ad blockers solved the issue transparently.
couldn't get that insect off my screen. :D
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China's Silk Road
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Re: India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China's Silk Road

my highway is better than your highway, nyah, nyah, nyah.
by handdrummer
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 95
Views: 4904

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

it's always about wages and prices. if wages go up then prices go up to maintain the profit margin or prices go up due to production cost increases which are due to wage increases somewhere up the line or costs increase due to demand. at any rate nothing is completely static and wages are more stati...
by handdrummer
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Govt: hellish airport immigration queues must end
Replies: 16
Views: 1246

Re: Govt: hellish airport immigration queues must end

"look for novel measures." how about more opening more counters? never mind, why would you want to make it simple and easy when complicated and difficult is traditional?
by handdrummer
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand speed limits to be halved?
Replies: 56
Views: 2218

Re: Thailand speed limits to be halved?

RCer, you're assuming that u.s. liberals have minds. that's ok, a lot of people make that mistake but most of them are liberals.
by handdrummer
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 95
Views: 4904

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

In my experience grocery shopping is cheaper in the UK and eating out is cheaper in TH. Fuel is cheaper in TH but cars are cheaper in the UK. My monthly family food bill is more in Thailand than it was in the UK for the same sort of produce, but my energy and utility bills are cheaper in TH. The co...