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by PeteC
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Round Baking Tins
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Round Baking Tins

The combo units I've had over the years, when not microwaving the turntable doesn't spin. You just take off that glass platter and the underlying frame and you can put in any kind of square cooking container you want to . Pete :cheers:
by PeteC
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 5598

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

More story at link: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1524726/kanchanaburi-at-flood-risk?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box .........Mr Chirakiat cited a warning from the Meteorological Department of the possible flash floods and mudslides in Kanchanabu...
by PeteC
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 5598

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Photos and more story at link: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30352488 .......In Phetchaburi, the Kaeng Krachan Dam was holding nearly 767 million cubic metres of water as of 6am yesterday, representing 108 per cent of its capacity. The sluice gates remained close to minimise impact...
by PeteC
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle
Replies: 523
Views: 50362

Re: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

How the motorcycle industry is attracting new riders

Many photos at link

https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/16/autos/ ... index.html
by PeteC
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1921
Views: 56865

Re: The Rugby Thread

Well, the lesson from the first half is "Don't ever listen to what Pete predicts...." :laugh: All Blacks look sluggish and timing off. Australia looks sharp. I would expect a lot of NZ bench coming on early in the second half. Pete :cheers:
by PeteC
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1921
Views: 56865

Re: The Rugby Thread

The Rugby Championship Round 1 (all times local) Saturday 18 August: Australia v New Zealand @ ANZ Stadium, Sydney (20:05) (17:05 Thai time) Saturday 18 August: South Africa v Argentina @ Kings Park, Durban (17:05) (22:05 Thai time) Both games on Setanta TRUE channel 669. They have the first listed...
by PeteC
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Renew US Passport by Mail
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: Renew US Passport by Mail

It's mailed from the Bangkok embassy via registered EMS. We've done it three times now and hasn't been a problem. Pete :cheers: Edit: For clarification we haven't done the "renew by mail" but the normal renewal requiring a visit to the embassy. New passports under that process can be mailed locally ...
by PeteC
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Insult Generator
Replies: 10
Views: 220

Re: Insult Generator

:lach: :thumb:
by PeteC
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Bangkok's last video rental store closing
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Bangkok's last video rental store closing

‘TIME TO GO’ FOR BANGKOK’S LAST VIDEO RENTAL STORE http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/08/17/time-to-go-for-bangkoks-last-video-rental-store/ (Many photos at link, as well as a location map. Good chance to find something rare I would imagine if you hurry) BANGKOK — As the final purveyors of...
by PeteC
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 5598

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

More of the same from the Bangkok Post.....

Storm Bebinca an ill omen as dams close to bursting

https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/genera ... o-bursting
by PeteC
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Global ATM attack anticipated
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Global ATM attack anticipated

Thai banks ‘prepared’ amid warning of global ATM attack August 17, 2018 01:00 By ASINA PORNWASIN THE NATION http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/business/30352326 Be vigilant. I suspect there is some credence to a worldwide alert like this. Pete :cheers: COMMERCIAL banks in Thailand have boosted ...
by PeteC
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 5598

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

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by PeteC
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Great service at immigration - transferring visa to new passport
Replies: 27
Views: 684

Re: Great service at immigration

Is it? I don't remember in what thread "letters" were discussed? Seems odd though as they are sitting there comparing old to new, and immigration offices have chip readers these days, so there is zero chance of identity info changing. I did mine in Rayong, but back in 2012 so perhaps before the time...
by PeteC
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 252
Views: 30219

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Facebook losing the war on Myanmar hate speech Published: 16/08/2018 at 01:52 AM Online news: Reuters https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/special-reports/1522254/facebook-losing-the-war-on-myanmar-hate-speech (LONG READ. Photos and examples at link.) YANGON: In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ...