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by StevePIraq
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 165
Views: 21403

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Maybe my statement was not clear, I do not believe FB and other "social" networks were developed for their stated purpose, they were developed as a marketing tool. FB and the likes, one could even say HHAD forum are killing true meaningful communication. TV and newspapers do not use software to moni...
by StevePIraq
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 105
Views: 6592

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

If you're resident in Thailand (i.e. more than 180 days per tax year) then you are legally obliged to file a tax report. The fine for not doing so is a whopping 200 baht per year missed, as I was told when I visited the tax office a couple of months ago. I didn't know that and I would imagine 99.99...
by StevePIraq
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 165
Views: 21403

Re: The scourge of Facebook

I could not agree more, Facebook and the likes are pure marketing tools design to draw you in and then entice you to buy. It is creating a brain dead generation of youth, and some older.
by StevePIraq
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand tops global road death ranking
Replies: 8
Views: 296

Re: Thailand tops global road death ranking

Last WHO report on road safety is from 2015, Libya data is from 2013 when the country was in the depths of civil war. Thailand's data is from 2012 plus there are many countries where data is not available. You can't really make a comparison. If anything Thailand would be classified as worse as it is...
by StevePIraq
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand tops global road death ranking
Replies: 8
Views: 296

Re: Thailand tops global road death ranking

Nice to know Thailand comes tops in something.
by StevePIraq
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?
Replies: 21
Views: 990

Re: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?

Southern Cha Am water is supplied from public irrigation channels then into a water treatment plant at Ruam Jai Pattana Community.
by StevePIraq
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?
Replies: 21
Views: 990

Re: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?

For once being on Pranburi water wins
by StevePIraq
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?
Replies: 21
Views: 990

Re: What's Happened To The Water in Hua Hin?

Statement from the mayor Let's explain the plumbing situation, because there's a construction project on the front of the market, where the area is 300 millimeters of water, or 12 inches in front of it. It takes about 2 days, now that the plumbing repair is completed since last night, and the water ...
by StevePIraq
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Download immigration forms
Replies: 20
Views: 14249

Re: Download immigration forms

New download link
https://www.immigration.go.th/download/

Also as can be expected in this stupid country all the forms which foreigners may require are only in Thai with no TM number
by StevePIraq
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Hua Hin Immigration Move to top of Soi 88
Replies: 38
Views: 3314

Re: Hua Hin Immigration Move to top of Soi 88

Well that really clears things up, every one knows Jeffries RC model shop, dah. Top of 88 was just the name given to the thread by the original OP, it is not an official designation.
by StevePIraq
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 164
Views: 10747

Re: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread

Whilst I support the concept of an alternative to government/financial institutions and extremely wealthy individuals controlling our currencies and economies, I have concerns that maybe Bitcoin etc. growth may be controlled or manipulated by wealthy and or criminal entities, just waiting for it to ...
by StevePIraq
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 164
Views: 10747

Re: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread

Blockchain is here to stay, the Australian Stock Exchange is implementing it as their main technology

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42261456
by StevePIraq
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?
Replies: 150
Views: 14909

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

Yes serious about work but not much else