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by prcscct
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6862

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Sonca leaves ruinous signature http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1295323/sonca-leaves-ruinous-signature ....."From a rail track buried under mudflow to several thousand rai of farmland swallowed by floods, tropical depression Sonca left its mark on the Northeast and Central Plains as it whipp...
by prcscct
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Disability Parking Permit
Replies: 28
Views: 5314

Re: Disability Parking Permit

^ You hear stories from time to time about people with a mouth and attitude like that who themselves eventually end up in the same condition they were earlier complaining about. I guess you can call it fate, what goes around - comes around, or a few other ways. One can only hope. :wink: Pete :cheers:
by prcscct
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6862

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Heavy rain floods 3 regions, blocks railway "Persistent rain has caused widespread runoff and flooding in northeastern, northern and central plain provinces, with landslides blocking a section of the Bangkok-Nong Khai railway track on Thursday."..... http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1294958/...
by prcscct
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Five scuba students die as boat capsizes in Chumphon
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Five scuba students die as boat capsizes in Chumphon

Lack of common sense is not restricted to highway driving it appears. :( Pete CHUMPHON ...."The boat was operating in the gulf despite a foul weather advisory that small vessels should stay ashore. Paisarn said the boat’s operators would be charged for recklessness resulting in death."...... http://...
by prcscct
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Premier League wins anti-piracy court order
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Premier League wins anti-piracy court order

"The Premier League has been awarded a High Court order for the forthcoming 2017-18 season, which will help it combat the illegal streaming of games. The blocking order will require UK Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to prevent people from illegally accessing streams of its matches."...... http://...
by prcscct
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6862

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Dams unplugged as ‘Sonca’ threatens heavy rains http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30321848 Breaking News July 26, 2017 13:18 By The Nation With tropical depression Sonca looming and heavy rainfall expected, the Royal Irrigation Department has ordered water released from 11 major d...
by prcscct
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 18 year low tide in Prachuap province
Replies: 3
Views: 299

18 year low tide in Prachuap province

Where did all the water go? http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30321841 Breaking News July 26, 2017 11:52 By The Nation In a phenomenon seen only once every 18 years, the tide level dropped dramatically along the Prachuap Khiri Khan shore on Tuesday afternoon, revealing the sea bed...
by prcscct
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 549
Views: 65273

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Just a quick comparison comment. One of the Discovery channels, show about heavy hauling in the UK. Driver was bringing a navy mine sweeper from x to y and the show stressed the driver had a max of 10 hours driving out of 24 per law. He was 4 miles away from destination and stopped dead on the roads...
by prcscct
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2509
Views: 206813

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Weather Warning " Tropical storm “SONCA” over upper South China Sea " No. 3 Time Issued : July 24, 2017 At 04 a.m. LST today (24 July), the tropical storm “SONCA” over the upper South China Sea was centered about 500 kilometers east of Hanoi, Vietnam or latitude 17.2 degree North, longitude 111.3 d...
by prcscct
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9410
Views: 177673

Re: Caption Competition

The new NHS poster warning not to feed your child chilies.
by prcscct
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9410
Views: 177673

Re: Caption Competition

After that load my diaper is dragging on the floor Mom!
by prcscct
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1759
Views: 44046

Re: The Rugby Thread

FYI, this is what was going on in Christchurch last night as the game was in progress. 200MM of rain in a 24 hour period. :shock: Pete :cheers:

http://www.bbc.com/weather/features/40692229

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/95006 ... rch-floods
by prcscct
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1759
Views: 44046

Re: The Rugby Thread

Lions 23 Sharks 21

Chiefs 17 Stormers 11

Semi Finals July 29

Crusaders vs Chiefs

Lions vs Hurricanes

My prediction for the final is Crusaders vs Hurricanes, but it will be difficult for the Hurricanes to get past the Lions in SAF. Pete :cheers:
by prcscct
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1759
Views: 44046

Re: The Rugby Thread

Crusaders 17 Highlanders 0, which was also the halftime score. Crusaders into the semi-finals against whom to be determined later tonight. Terrible weather and the Highlanders only arrived in Christchurch 7 hours before kickoff as all flights cancelled out of Dunedin all day Friday. https://www.stuf...
by prcscct
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Premier League 2017-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3804

Re: Premier League 2017-2018

Man Utd 2-0 Man City: Jose Mourinho hails 'good training session'

http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/40678811/