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by pf-flyer
June 24, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: When times are hard..implement THIS into your life.
Replies: 53
Views: 2387

Re: When times are hard..implement THIS into your life.

[quote=tinpeeba post_id=583709 time=1592938857 user_id=689] pf-flyer - sorry to hear such a sad story, it must have been devastating to lose your father like that at 9 years of age. Its good that your mother had such a loving and supportive son, she must have been very proud of you. [/quote] Thanks....
by pf-flyer
June 23, 2020, 9:40 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: When times are hard..implement THIS into your life.
Replies: 53
Views: 2387

Re: When times are hard..implement THIS into your life.

There are no guarantees in life. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is not her. We just have today. Living through hard times and trials can make you appreciate and be thankful and to have compassion for others when life is good and going your way. I lost my father in a drowning accident on 5 JULY 1959 whe...
by pf-flyer
May 24, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: I'm Looking For....
Topic: Gas Powered Chipper
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Gas Powered Chipper

I found this chipper on Lazada. Does any body have simular chippers in stock in Udon Thani that I can look at and kick the tires before I buy. Thanks

POLO CSV-650

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by pf-flyer
May 16, 2020, 7:49 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: USA Stores Going Under
Replies: 46
Views: 1886

Re: USA Stores Going Under

[quote=mickojak post_id=578057 time=1589631338 user_id=26995] I've been following a trend of big USA retail stores struggling and closing due to less retail shopping and more internet sales, for a while now. That was before Corona Virus. Looks like the nail in the coffin. Unfortunately, I think ther...
by pf-flyer
May 10, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Udon Immigration office lately
Replies: 266
Views: 12910

Re: Udon Immigration office lately

[quote=sometimewoodworker post_id=577193 time=1589073646 user_id=13953] [quote=semperfiguy post_id=577111 time=1589008625 user_id=20643] Therefore, can anyone confirm that Udon Immigration is still allowing this procedure? Again, I am only referring to those whose original visa is a Non-Immigrant O-...
by pf-flyer
May 10, 2020, 8:37 am
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: No Stimulus check for some US Citizens Abroad
Replies: 27
Views: 1710

Re: No Stimulus check for some US Citizens Abroad

[quote="Udon Map" post_id=577096 time=1588996807 user_id=31673] [quote=glalt post_id=577074 time=1588991877 user_id=3312]You obviously have no idea how Social Security works.[/quote] The reason that the system is going bankrupt is that baby boomers are retiring, thus swelling the number of people co...
by pf-flyer
April 19, 2020, 5:08 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Great Experience at Global House
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Great Experience at Global House

My wife and I want to give a shout out for Global House. We needed to replace a orbiting ceiling fan .We pulled into the Global House parking lot this morning and they had barriers setup. There were workers standing at the barriers and I pulled up to one of the workers and rolled down the window. My...
by pf-flyer
April 15, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: 5G in Udon/Thailand
Replies: 8
Views: 573

Re: 5G in Udon/Thailand

Radiation is all around us. 5G wireless technology is a form of non-ionizing radiation. And so are the current 4G wireless technology and every other generation prior to that. Non-ionizing radiation is relatively low-energy radiation that doesn't have enough energy to ionize atoms or molecules. It's...
by pf-flyer
April 12, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Smart electric meters in Udon?
Replies: 9
Views: 578

Re: Smart electric meters in Udon?

Smart meters are a possibility.
We had them back in the U.S.
The electric company could remotly read each meter over the power lines from the office.
by pf-flyer
April 2, 2020, 5:23 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Reporting from Across the Pacific
Replies: 108
Views: 5596

Re: Reporting from Across the Pacific

Thanks for the post and a dose of reality that the grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. It reminded me of the reasons why my wife and I decided to retire in Thailand. It is easy to get caught up in complaining about the things in the Thai culture that just do not fit into the ...
by pf-flyer
March 31, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Check Points
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Check Points

The police had a check point set up on the west bound lane of route 22 about a kilometer or so outside of Nong Han this morning. They asked us to pull over and get out of the car and they had tables setup with a clear plastic shield set up between the drivers and the people sitting at the table. My ...
by pf-flyer
March 31, 2020, 12:47 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: Smart TV's, internet bundles, etc..
Replies: 20
Views: 1009

Re: Smart TV's, internet bundles, etc..

If you do not have an Android TV box. There is an alternative option if you are interested in using an android application on your Windows PC. You will be able to install and run Mobdro or other android streaming video applications on your Windows PC. Two alternatives are Blue Stacks or Nox which ar...
by pf-flyer
March 27, 2020, 1:08 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: Smart TV's, internet bundles, etc..
Replies: 20
Views: 1009

Re: Smart TV's, internet bundles, etc..

I forgot how many years ago I started out with True visions satellite on the KU Band. They changed their programming about a year or so after the installation. There was nothing left worth watching. I bought an Android TV box from Lazada and started playing around with it and after two weeks of play...
by pf-flyer
March 17, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: The COVID-19/Corona Virus Forum
Replies: 109
Views: 4702

Re: The COVID-19/Corona Virus Forum

Here is a link to a global Map. Johns Hopkins University is actively monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak, with particular focus on the health and well-being of the university community, as well as on the continuity of university operations. This website is updated daily, and all members of the J...
by pf-flyer
March 6, 2020, 7:00 am
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: VPN: is it faster...
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: VPN: is it faster...

The main purpose of a VPN is for data encryption. It also hides who you are. The ISP ( Your Internet Service Provider ) monitors your traffic through there site. They have algorithms installed that do content monitoring of your data and detect what you are doing. They can throttle ( slow down ) your...
by pf-flyer
February 21, 2020, 1:45 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: Why would you want to. Stay in Thailand.
Replies: 74
Views: 6679

Re: Why would you want to. Stay in Thailand.

Having a desire to live in Thailand is a state of mind that an individual arrives at in their own place in time. I was told by individual years ago on this forum several years before my wife and I left the U.S. that Living in Thailand is not for everybody. As a matter of fact, it is not for most. No...
by pf-flyer
February 21, 2020, 12:35 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: New style electricity bill?
Replies: 19
Views: 1326

Re: New style electricity bill?

PEA started using the new billing two months ago in our village. They installed these PEA bill boxes in which they will deposit your bill when they read the meter. My wife was able to pay the bill at the 7-11 located at the Dalot Thai Saleet ( Spelling ? ) which is the big market located on the left...
by pf-flyer
February 14, 2020, 8:03 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Why do you stay in Thailand?
Replies: 33
Views: 5063

Re: Why do you stay in Thailand?

[quote=kopkei post_id=564899 time=1581633890 user_id=20972] my preferences of this list have also changed over the years here , as i adapted to another way of life , what is i think many people having a problem with , being stuck in their old way of life unable to adapt to a new way ... ending up in...
by pf-flyer
February 12, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Watch repair
Replies: 14
Views: 1602

Re: Watch repair

[quote=semperfiguy post_id=564190 time=1580980447 user_id=20643] Having said that I have since found a very reliable watchmaker directly across the street and a bit down from Starbucks in UD Town. He's a disabled guy in a wheelchair and I have left watches with him with good results. He also sells m...
by pf-flyer
February 10, 2020, 3:29 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Why do you stay in Thailand?
Replies: 33
Views: 5063

Re: Why do you stay in Thailand?

I remind myself at times why my Thai wife and I left the U.S. after living there for 40 years. That is a long story that I will not go into. I met my wife when I was stationed here in the Military back in the 1970s. I feel in love with Thai people and their culture and most of all their personality....

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