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by oakdale160
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: The Beer Thread
Replies: 754
Views: 81827

Re: The Beer Thread

Just looked it up. Feb 1971 was when Decimal currency was introduced.
by oakdale160
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Recommend an offshore bank account
Replies: 64
Views: 7881

Re: Recommend an offshore bank account

My worst experience with LLOYDS. I had an account at Trustee Savings Bank, a small very customer-friendly bank. LLOYDS took it over-- a month later i got an Email-- the transfer mechanism had been hacked, My account was frozen. I needed new IDs from DIFFERENT people. My PP had to be notarized by the...
by oakdale160
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: What happened to West 94St Pub
Replies: 19
Views: 1082

Re: What happened to West 94St Pub

good visibility, some parking at night, but not a big space.
by oakdale160
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: 2018 Football World Cup News and Prediction Tournament
Replies: 16
Views: 751

Re: Premier League 2017-2018

No Brish refs or assistants for the WC--- guess that goes along with Brexit.
by oakdale160
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10137
Views: 207368

Re: Caption Competition

President Trump is considering this option for policing his Mexican wall.
by oakdale160
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: The Baguette
Replies: 55
Views: 3029

Re: The Baguette

Half the staff-- wages big increase, but not doubled. End of the quarter bonus based on takings, only paid to those with 95% attendance.
by oakdale160
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Animal-rights groups urge Hua Hin expats to save dogs from possible slaughter
Replies: 17
Views: 1057

Re: Animal-rights groups urge Hua Hin expats to save dogs from possible slaughter

I'm a dog lover, I have adopted three Soi dogs and feed them once a day BUT I am all in favor of a cull of soi dogs, so that those that remain will have a better life.
by oakdale160
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: News
Topic: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement
Replies: 55
Views: 3023

Re: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement

And who knows-- as the Russians interfere with UK and US elections I am sure that the Chinese would feel obliged to interfere with Thai elections. But don't be totally negative, there may be elections sometime, just not in our lifetimes.
by oakdale160
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Chumphon expects tourism boost after Thai AirAsia landing
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Re: Chumphon expects tourism boost after Thai AirAsia landing

there is an irony--places that have few tourists are welcoming them, places with a good tourist trade are indifferent or worse abut their presence.
by oakdale160
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from California
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: Greetings from California

May I ask a question Asaw-- I worked in BKK for several years before retiring in HH. When working I went to VN several times and liked the country and the people. As opposed to Thai, I was impressed how from year to year things were making visits there easier--the level of spoken English for example...
by oakdale160
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10137
Views: 207368

Re: Caption Competition

These bastards thought they could spray me with BBQ sauce and get away with it.
by oakdale160
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Govt to ban Songkran water splashing, water guns, alcohol, skimpy clothing - the Songkran 2018 thread
Replies: 56
Views: 3371

Re: Police to ban Songkran water splashing on all main and secondary roads

Yes and the much-feared police force will of course obey the govt order and enforce the directives to the letter.
by oakdale160
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1002

Re: New to the Forum

It is interesting--- English speaking ex-pats tend to retire here, may visit home country once or more a year but a solid 10m in Thai. There is another HUGE group of retirees--The Scandinavians. The majority of them are on a 6m/6m timetable.April- Oct in their home countries and 6 months in Thai. In...
by oakdale160
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 195
Views: 24859

Re: The scourge of Facebook

What is the best alternative to FB?