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by Nereus
Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Engineering and Technology Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 6944

Re: Engineering and Technology Thread

Aircraft tracking Like everything else, the advance in technology has produced more and better ways to track just where the thousands of aircraft in the air are at any one time. History: http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Air_traffic_control First attempts to provide a semblance of air traff...
by Nereus
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Shirtless and Topless Farangs
Replies: 37
Views: 1964

Re: Shirtless and Topless Farangs

It's only a fairly recent innovation that Thai females started hiding their boobs anyway.

And where are these females that have boobs worth hiding? :shock:
by Nereus
Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Road Rage
Replies: 2
Views: 3318

Re: Road Rage

Pedestrian road rage!

Shocking Perth footpath attack caught on camera

https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/shocking ... 0114028001
by Nereus
Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Photos: Major flooding in Bangsaphan
Replies: 73
Views: 8254

Re: Photos: Major flooding in Bangsaphan

Fishing boat sunk by storm off Chumphon, 7 missing http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1182344/fishing-boat-sunk-by-storm-off-chumphon-7-missing CHUMPHON -- Thung Tako and Lang Suan districts have been hit by floods following a heavy rainstorm that also sank a fishing boat in the sea off Chumph...
by Nereus
Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 352
Views: 36908

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Marine traffic website are showing the current position:

http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/det ... sel:ROYAL1
by Nereus
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 352
Views: 36908

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

2. The vessel has no location transceiver I am no longer up to date with the requirements (SOLAS), but although it is mandatory for passenger vessels, when introduced it applied to International voyages only. As Thailand owns most of the ocean not claimed by China, they probably claim that they are...
by Nereus
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Would you drive a black car in Hua Hin?
Replies: 27
Views: 1878

Re: Would you drive a black car in Hua Hin?

prcscct wrote:
margaretcarnes wrote:......I rest my case! :wink:


Don't rest it on a black car, you'll leave marks. :duck:

Or burn your bum! :rasta:
by Nereus
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: 20% of emergency patients die in traffic
Replies: 15
Views: 1084

Re: 20% of emergency patients die in traffic

..................automatically trigger traffic light sequences.................... :shock:

Wots a traffic light, never mind a sequence? :?
by Nereus
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Book shop/exchange in Hua Hin?
Replies: 16
Views: 1377

Re: Book shop/exchange in Hua Hin?

I tried to call the Blue and Yellow Book Exchange from outside Thailand to the number I've found in this forum 080-948-2926 but it's said the number was not assigned. Could someone please let me know if this is the right ph number. If so, I wonder why I can't reach them. Thks There are two differen...
by Nereus
Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 480
Views: 52859

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

This driver should be charged with murder. ....................................................................................................... Passenger killed when van rear-ends sugarcane truck http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1181737/passenger-killed-when-van-rear-ends-sugarcane-truck U...
by Nereus
Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai

Big Boy wrote:I don't know if it's normal here, but I see the pilot was given a posthumous promotion to Air Marshall.

Not sure if it is normal, but it has happened several times in the past that I am aware of.
by Nereus
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: 20% of emergency patients die in traffic
Replies: 15
Views: 1084

20% of emergency patients die in traffic

20% of emergency patients die in traffic http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1181160 About 20% of emergency patients die on the way to hospitals because the ambulances taking them are stuck in traffic or some vehicles ignore to give way to them, National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) ...
by Nereus
Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai

Deep Blue wrote:G-LOC

Yes, without wishing to speculate on a death, I would have to agree with that.
by Nereus
Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?
Replies: 21
Views: 2233

Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Well, I find that as unpalatable as the entrance to Nation Parks. In fact this is even worse as your kids are Thai (I've seen one of their ID Cards). They were discriminated against, not because of their nationality, but the colour of their skin. What next, segregation on buses? It just fits in wit...
by Nereus
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Children day air show tragedy, Hat Yai

Tragic, but probably completely avoidable. RIP pilot. Again we see shoddy reporting about this accident. ....................................................................... Air force probes jet fighter crash http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/1180129/air-force-probes-jet-fighter-crash The ...

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