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by yoursTruly
03 Jan 2013 14:24
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Look how weird the tides are here....
Replies: 3
Views: 3483

Look how weird the tides are here....

Look at the varying heights and intervals of the waves in the graphic

http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyTide/Ea ... onLength=7
by yoursTruly
19 Dec 2012 13:03
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

Rod Fai Market in Bangkok: Boot sale gone wild!

Some good pics. Looks like a funky place...

http://www.krungthep101.net/2012/01/rod ... ngkok.html
by yoursTruly
04 Dec 2012 05:11
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

Re: General topics and foo

The central mosque in Pattani...

http://imgur.com/L8DAt
by yoursTruly
28 Nov 2012 08:59
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

Re: General topics and foo

Google integrates Drive with Gmail, enabling 10GB file transfers....

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-575548 ... transfers/
by yoursTruly
28 Nov 2012 08:57
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

Re: General topics and foo

True Thai Tales from Reddit:

"I need some help on what to do here: my extremely strange first date with a Thai high society girl who seriously needs some help..."

http://www.reddit.com/r/Thailand/commen ... extremely/
by yoursTruly
20 Nov 2012 09:00
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

"I better get home or the ducks will have something to eat"

"Why Thai women cut off their husbands' penises...An epidemic of penile amputations in Thailand led researchers to inquire into what was going on."

..The Guardian


http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/201 ... -off-penis
by yoursTruly
11 Nov 2012 05:23
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand, Cambodia ready to launch joint visa scheme
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Re: Thailand, Cambodia ready to launch joint visa scheme

Oops! Just got back to Thailand today. I thought this was new news. It isn't, and is a BP article as well, so you all probably know the score anyway.
by yoursTruly
11 Nov 2012 05:10
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand, Cambodia ready to launch joint visa scheme
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Thailand, Cambodia ready to launch joint visa scheme

"Thailand and Cambodia are ready to implement a single visa agreement, which would enable tourists to use only one visa for both countries from Nov 21, an immigration bureau chief says." The downside: you can't cross over to Cambodia for a visa run. Apparently there's movement generalize this to oth...
by yoursTruly
06 Nov 2012 02:50
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Getting a Thai driving license in Bangsaphan
Replies: 11
Views: 13305

Re: Getting a Thai driving license in Bangsaphan

Thanks for the info. Bicycles are looking better every day.
by yoursTruly
10 Oct 2012 15:37
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: General topics and foo
Replies: 230
Views: 127132

How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off At The ATM

Probably woudn't happen in dear old Bang Saphan, but for us travelers, it's good to know. I saw many phony card slots warnings tacked to the ATM machines in Eastern Europe.

https://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/10 ... ft=1&f=100
by yoursTruly
09 Oct 2012 04:24
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Dont come to Bangsaphan if you need the internet
Replies: 9
Views: 6284

Re: Dont come to Bangsaphan if you need the internet

So it goes...glad I'm in a position to take or leave it. I kind of like those 3 day shutdowns to dry out, kick the habit for awhile. Of course if I needed it for work, I'd be plenty pissed.
by yoursTruly
05 Sep 2012 02:51
Forum: Accommodation, Bars & Restaurants
Topic: Cotton Fields Guesthouse
Replies: 136
Views: 106401

Re: Cotton Fields Guesthouse

800 baht/2 person/night
Budget?
by yoursTruly
05 Sep 2012 02:21
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Wifi at the beach
Replies: 10
Views: 6349

Re: Wifi at the beach

Bought one of these babies a few weeks ago. Increases your wifi reception 5 times, or so it says. I haven't measured the increase, but I can see that the signal strength has increased markedly for all the wifi connections in my area. And at 23 euro, it won't break the bank. Still, I'll build the Can...
by yoursTruly
25 Aug 2012 03:35
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Wifi at the beach
Replies: 10
Views: 6349

Re: Wifi at the beach

I'm busy making a "cantenna". Boosts wifi reception about 10x.

http://www.turnpoint.net/wireless/cantennahowto.html