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by Big Boy
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Thailand to host Football World Cup 2034?
Replies: 0
Views: 5

Thailand to host Football World Cup 2034?

This one has surprised me. I'm quite au fait with many football stadiums in Thailand, and I don't believe the necessary infrastructure is in place. It will require a MASSIVE investment. The plan is to submit a joint bid with Vietnam and Indonesia. Exciting if it happens, but I guess many of us will ...
by Big Boy
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: 42nd Antique Car Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: 42nd Antique Car Contest

Yes, finished yesterday - typical Thai publicity:

42nd Vintage Car Contest| 13-17 June | 10.30 - 21.00 at Zpell Future Park Rangsit
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Snakes in the house and garden
Replies: 355
Views: 43975

Re: Snake near my home

That's a harmless Golden Tree Snake.
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner
Replies: 25
Views: 2251

Re: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner

I'm not bothered whether they employ legal or illegal teachers its their choice. A bit like do they arrest the drug barons or the pushers. Get rid of the barons, and there'd be no drugs to push. My only concern is proper policing. If the employee is at fault, so is the employer, regardless of the cr...
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Re: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions

I couldn't see it either :cry:
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner
Replies: 25
Views: 2251

Re: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner

There's always that niggling question ................................... Was any action taken against the schools for employing there 'criminals'? They must be responsible for background checks, especially the International schools. If these schools did not employ the illegals, the crime wouldn't h...
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Snakes in the house and garden
Replies: 355
Views: 43975

Re: Snakes in the house and garden

A video Hua Hin's new snake meister taken this morning in Pranburi. He makes it look simple. As they say on the video, "Don't try this at home."

by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Long term house rental.
Replies: 13
Views: 671

Re: Long term house rental.

He can, he's not that new.
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin City 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 12057

Re: Hua Hin City 2018

Looking at the highlights, I'm not the only one who doesn't go to watch any more. The stands are deserted.
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin City 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 12057

Re: Hua Hin City 2018

Nonthaburi.jpg
by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin City 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 12057

Re: Hua Hin City 2018

Video Highlights of yesterday's match:

by Big Boy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Birds of Thailand
Replies: 110
Views: 19831

Re: Birds of Thailand

I must say, we are fairly central in Hua Hin, yet we have quite a variety of different birds visit. Mind you, we have a big piece of jungle across the road, so I guess we have, in effect, an urban nature reserve.
by Big Boy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin City 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 12057

Re: Hua Hin City 2018

Hua Hin City 3 - 1 Assumption Utd
by Big Boy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Suggestions, Questions & Announcements
Topic: Uploading photo here?
Replies: 19
Views: 727

Re: Uploading photo here?

I wrote the guide trying to be helpful. You are very welcome to devise your own solution.

I never use the online service - I found something much better, which I have advised, several times on this forum.
by Big Boy
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Suggestions, Questions & Announcements
Topic: Uploading photo here?
Replies: 19
Views: 727

Re: Uploading photo here?

I always use Faststone Photo Re-sizer, which can be downloaded free of charge. Very easy to use, but not an online program.