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by PeteC
Tue Jul 23, 2024 2:40 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Football (not Premier League)
Replies: 231
Views: 19070

Re: Football (not Premier League)

Anyone interested in a Championship Superbru predictor speak up. Starts in 17 days. :cheers:
by PeteC
Tue Jul 23, 2024 1:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand News Summary
Replies: 347
Views: 122438

Re: Thailand News Summary

No surprise. Being around the eastern seaboard for a long time all the speed boat services are driven by late teen/early 20's who I think get paid by the trip. The faster the better. Just picture a motorcycle on the water being in driven by those guys. :roll: There seems to be some kind of similar i...
by PeteC
Tue Jul 23, 2024 7:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand News Summary
Replies: 347
Views: 122438

Re: Thailand News Summary

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https://www.thainewsreports.com/news-summary/
by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 4:11 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The 10K Election Handout Farce
Replies: 28
Views: 4796

Re: The 10K Election Handout Farce

The 7% VAT thread reminded me of this. 7% of what they give out is automatically going to come back to the government. They should therefore call it the 9,300 Baht handout.
by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 3:43 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 4813
Views: 532953

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

The first typhoon activity of the 2024 season.

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by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 3:30 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: American Sports Page
Replies: 304
Views: 19901

Re: American Sports Page

MLB

Aaron Judge is the fourth player in Yankees history to hit 35+ homers through the first 101 team games of the season multiple times:

Babe Ruth (1920, 1921, 1928, 1930)
Lou Gehrig (1927, 1934)
Roger Maris (1960, 1961)
Judge (2022, 2024)
by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 2:29 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: 2024 F1 News and Prediction League
Replies: 167
Views: 8490

Re: 2024 F1 News and Prediction League

Team orders should cause bloody issues. It's yet another example of over managed and bureaucratic racing. I couldn't have picked a better race to stuff it. :roll:
by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 12:55 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The 10K Election Handout Farce
Replies: 28
Views: 4796

Re: The 10K Election Handout Farce

10,000 Baht Digital Wallet Khaosod English · Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai on Sunday reveals the list of 18 items that cannot be purchased by using the 10,000 baht digital wallet. 1) government lottery 2) alcohol beverage 3) tobacco 4) cannabis 5) kratom leaves 6) kratom plants 7) by produ...
by PeteC
Mon Jul 22, 2024 1:45 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Professional Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: Professional Golf

Schauffele holds off Rose to win Open at Troon https://www.bbc.com/sport/golf/articles/cm52xd9ne1no Final Leader Board https://www.bbc.com/sport/golf/major-championships/leaderboard Xander Schauffele held off the challenge of Justin Rose to win the 152nd Open Championship at the end of a captivatin...
by PeteC
Sun Jul 21, 2024 4:55 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Offensive (Historical) Symbols in Modern Society
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: Offensive (Historical) Symbols in Modern Society

Palad Khik (Thai: ปลัดขิก) is the Thai phallic symbol that adorns temples, shrines of all descriptions, and people's houses. Some say it's Buddhist, some say it's not. Wherever it came from and it's current meaning, it's an ingrained and ancient part of Thai culture. I haven't heard of any protest f...
by PeteC
Sun Jul 21, 2024 4:32 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Offensive (Historical) Symbols in Modern Society
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: Offensive (Historical) Symbols in Modern Society

The "Woke Brigade" will fade into history soon enough, just like so many other crack pot movements throughout history.

The Past, Present, and Future of the Swastika in Japan

https://www.asianstudies.org/publicatio ... -in-japan/
by PeteC
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:34 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Professional Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: Professional Golf

Rose and Brown one back as Horschel leads The Open https://www.bbc.com/sport/golf/articles/cjm9r9j91edo Round three leaderboard -4 Horschel (US); -3 Lawrence (SA), Burns (US), Henley (US), Schauffele (US), Rose (Eng), Brown (Eng) Selected: -2 Scheffler (US), -1 Lowry (Ire); Level Scott (Aus), Thoma...
by PeteC
Sat Jul 20, 2024 8:06 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Professional Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: Professional Golf

Ireland's Shane Lowry leads The Open by two at the halfway stage after a blustery second round at Royal Troon that blew Rory McIlroy out of the tournament. https://www.bbc.com/sport/golf/articles/c0kr4zg4e94o Round two leaderboard -7 Lowry (Ire); -5 Brown (Eng), Rose (Eng); -2 Horschel (US), Burmes...