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by oakdale160
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Another San Paulo story

in dengue, the platelets in the blood drop. platelets are part of the clotting process. If you pump up the BP cuff and leave for a few minutes Petechia, tiny red spots will appear beneath the skin surface. A very simple blood test will tell if the platelet count has dropped.
by oakdale160
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: News
Topic: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion
Replies: 7
Views: 565

Re: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion

We are all appalled but NOT surprised--The level of maritime policing is exactly at the same level as that on land.
by oakdale160
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Tetanus shot
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Tetanus shot

it is surprising how easy it is to get oral medications and how difficult to get injectables. THe forum always advise visitors to bring ANY meds that they take with them.Some people are worried that the syringes will be seen on X ray and cause problems. All injectables are well labelled. it is impor...
by oakdale160
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9867
Views: 197193

Re: Caption Competition

Thailand experimenting with a new Parking system.
by oakdale160
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion
Replies: 7
Views: 565

Re: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion

There seems to be a sentence missing from this report-- The driver of the boat fled from the scene.
by oakdale160
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Premier League 2017-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 7393

Re: Premier League 2017-2018

This week in the post-match comments by managers there was more talk about the need for Video assistance than usual. The Rugby world went through a period when it was debated but not implemented for a couple of years. Now there it would be unthinkable not to have it in top games. The details have to...
by oakdale160
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9867
Views: 197193

Re: Caption Competition

Sorry posting a photo on the forum way beyond my abilities.
by oakdale160
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Dangers of renting a motorbike
Replies: 24
Views: 1401

Re: danger or fear mongering?

I ride a scooter and am VERY cautious. I would NOT ride on the road to or fromCha am at night. There is a strange problem in THai. I ride slowly and close to the gutter closely watching the traffic passing me on my right. The danger is other scooters coming towards me , riding in the wrong direction...
by oakdale160
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Thai Hotels Association concerned over popularity of Airbnb
Replies: 10
Views: 3885

Re: Thai Hotels Association concerned over popularity of Airbnb

UBER cars and AIRBNB are part of the same phenomena. People making money by using their own assets whivch are not being used. The level of personal interaction is part of the attraction.
by oakdale160
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?
Replies: 183
Views: 16566

Re: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?

The purpose of helmets is to protect the brain. With MIB there's not much to protect.
by oakdale160
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 611
Views: 72845

Re: Thai lady flips pick-up outside Jungle Juice

Flipping hell.
by oakdale160
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: White Board
Topic: Missing in Hua Hin - Michael O'Brien
Replies: 9
Views: 1222

Re: Missing in Hua Hin

As I live alone, I have a buddy system with another older ex-pat loner. We phone each other at about 9 every morning, if no reply we investigate. One or two false alarms, uncharged phons is the main culprit, but ita worth the trouble.
by oakdale160
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: White Board
Topic: Any English speaking people in Hua Hin pls read
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

Re: Any English speaking people in Hua Hin pls read

Many,many times forum members have told people thinking of moving here to come for a holiday trip first. BUT they are not talking about just a couple of weeks.
Lonely bored teenager moving to Thai-- OMG the warning bells are deafening.
by oakdale160
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Premier League 2017-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 7393

Re: Premier League 2017-2018

You are correct about subs-- 100-200 subs in a game-- but you ever skate hard for 2 minutes???
by oakdale160
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: New Year's Vehicle Accidents - 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1719

Re: New Year's Vehicle Accidents - 2018

How do these stats compare with other Asian and western countries, anybody searched that?