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by centermid7
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Affordable Health Insurance For Expats
Replies: 16
Views: 1793

Re: Affordable Health Insurance For Expats

I received an email acknowledgement today
by centermid7
Mon May 21, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin
Replies: 98
Views: 5058

Re: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin

This is a Special Olympics argument . . .
by centermid7
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin City 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 12190

Re: Hua Hin City 2018

BB
I read these game reports and, really and truly, you come off as one of the biggest "apologists" that I have ever come across.

Up to you . . .

Cheers
by centermid7
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Praise for HH Police
Replies: 6
Views: 1260

Re: Praise for HH Police

We hear so many negative things because the BIB are complete crap and there is a lot of bad stuff to report on. In this case (and I'm pleased it worked out well for the OP) the police did the job they are supposed to be doing.

It's not really much to cheer about IMO.
by centermid7
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from California
Replies: 10
Views: 1240

Re: Greetings from California

^ I've never come across any Mexican that I thought was worth a damn. Italian either. These cooks here just have no idea as to what it should be and therefore rarely get it right. Now certainly a chef can be taught or ought to be able to cook about anything but trained chefs are rare as opposed to t...
by centermid7
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Comparing different places in Thailand
Replies: 10
Views: 965

Re: Comparing different places in Thailand

OP - all you have done is listed the farang ghettos. Of those listed Hua Hin is the best IMO.
by centermid7
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Property Lease
Replies: 13
Views: 1184

Re: Property Lease

The 30/30/30 lease was made invalid by the courts of Phuket and was headed to the Thai Supreme Court although I don't know how that ended up. Indeed, if that is part of the contract even the first 30 years was ruled to be not enforceable.

30 years is the max.
by centermid7
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: British Embassy in Bangkok To Be Sold Off
Replies: 35
Views: 1834

Re: British Embassy in Bangkok To Be Sold Off

I guess the American Ambassador's place is still on Wireless Road. What a fabulous, but totally unnecessary place (palace) that is. Unless you need to impress... VS We are selling our embassy so that makes it a great opportunity to bash what the Americans are doing. It never ends does it? 555
by centermid7
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Bangkok Hospital: hope you have health insurance or plenty of cash
Replies: 23
Views: 2827

Re: Bangkok Hospital: hope you have health insurance or plenty of cash

I've read all of these stories - on this forum and others - for many years and I'm pretty much of the opinion that for the most part the treatment, professionalism, and results that anyone gets is often just random chance. I've never thought much of the medical field here in Thailand I don't believe...
by centermid7
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 77
Views: 5424

Re: Thais rank low again at English

It does annoy me to see their English grades, and I then wonder about the rest of their education. I don't think you really need to wonder. It's pretty much crap across the board. centermid7 ... Are you fluent in Thai ? I am indeed . . . and Lao . . . and French. I am quite handy with German and It...
by centermid7
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 77
Views: 5424

Re: Thais rank low again at English

Big Boy wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:59 am
It does annoy me to see their English grades, and I then wonder about the rest of their education.
I don't think you really need to wonder. It's pretty much crap across the board.
by centermid7
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 77
Views: 5424

Re: Thais rank low again at English

" Your Thai may be disappointed when conversing with many brits in HH. "

I know I always am!

Cheers
by centermid7
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Importing Sporting Equipment
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Importing Sporting Equipment

It's a pretty good bet that customs will get involved.
by centermid7
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Teeth whitening.. Latest best place?
Replies: 17
Views: 2038

Re: Teeth whitening.. Latest best place?

"Crest White Strips AP"

I've Googled this and do not see anything by that given name. Certainly there are Crest white strips but I don't see an AP. There is 3D and White Lux by Crest.

What have I missed?

Cheers
by centermid7
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: News
Topic: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand
Replies: 121
Views: 20319

Re: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand

Indeed, they don't even need to leave the airport! I was into Swampy and was in the downstairs food court not so long ago and my guess that a couple of planes had landed not only from China but Russia as well (?). Honest to Gawd you needed a whip and chair to have handled that mob. The yelling and p...