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by mech_401
September 22, 2020, 12:50 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: America's history
Replies: 62
Views: 2350

Re: America's history

and yet , some of it does have to do with socio
economic conditions their disenfranchisement
with a system that seems to perpetually keep
them poor. the lack of opportunities in inner city
( all valid points) how else can explain the looting
by mech_401
September 22, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Yes it really happened
Replies: 756
Views: 63348

Re: Yes it really happened

airspeed is measured in "knots" with a speed of 1 knot covering 1 minute of latitude in 1 hour = 1 nautical mile per hour = 1.85 km/hr= 1.15 m/hr groundspeed for aircraft also measured in knots but with headwinds or tailwinds,its often not same as airspeed. ships use knots for obvious reasons, 1 nau...
by mech_401
September 21, 2020, 11:40 am
Forum: World News
Topic: Another Country Grounds The 737-MAX
Replies: 186
Views: 18081

Re: Another Country Grounds The 737-MAX

that story certainly went quiet . i think it's the flight channel on utube that has a series/ documentary style on accident analysis- findings while boeings stance on this was egregious on many levels, when you look back at the hundreds yes hundreds of commercial jet crashes over 30yr ( when all thi...
by mech_401
September 21, 2020, 9:42 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Post Covid ecomony
Replies: 351
Views: 15783

Re: Post Covid ecomony

source dailymail.co.uk

story today about how(1) woman with no temp but sore throat&cough she did not disclose infected (15) others on flight from london to vietnam :-s these flights themselves seem riskiest
thing about coming and going. yikes
by mech_401
September 20, 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: Sports, Leisure and Adventure in Udon Thani
Topic: Gyms in Udon Thani
Replies: 40
Views: 5249

Re: Gyms in Udon Thani

theres more gyms( at least 20) than you can shake
a stick at in city , but a huge convenience factor
to just have a little equip at home( imho) not
being an olympic athlete
by mech_401
September 20, 2020, 10:32 am
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Pharmacy...comparison shopping made easy
Replies: 36
Views: 9409

Re: Pharmacy...comparison shopping made easy

that place on phonpisai rd , 100m up from intersection is songserm medical. despite the
unobtrusive front, almost a warehouse in back
by mech_401
September 19, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: Sports, Leisure and Adventure in Udon Thani
Topic: Gyms in Udon Thani
Replies: 40
Views: 5249

Re: Gyms in Udon Thani

im still confused. i stopped at zeus gym early the
other morning to read the covid notices and it says free weights allowed, but no machine use?

is this standard policy at all gyms? guess its time
to buy equip for home then. never been to 9d
by mech_401
September 19, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 735
Views: 45873

Re: Weather in Udon ?

i predict drought this year, based on last 10 yrs
where it didnt matter how much rain there was
drought always ensued
by mech_401
September 19, 2020, 1:31 am
Forum: Thailand Law
Topic: Buying motorcycle from Thai person
Replies: 5
Views: 5189

Re: Buying motorcycle from Thai person

i thought i had a basic grasp on this . a friendgirl wanted a 2nd hand scooter , and as i daily look at kaidee or fb marketplace , i said i'd have a go . omg , i have never heard so many excuses over why they don't have a book , why tax hasn't been paid in several yrs, documents stuck in finance alt...
by mech_401
September 17, 2020, 9:33 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Short Term Apartment
Replies: 6
Views: 482

Re: Short Term Apartment

that's a good list. never been able to get that link
to work before on my device.but it's function now
by mech_401
September 17, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: school fees
Replies: 96
Views: 5169

Re: school fees

Yes, I have. But I have also seen kids that have been coached by expats who should never been let near kids and, not just for their lack of English skills. I, for one, applaud Thailand for screening everyone who is allowed near their kids both from an educational and safety viewpoint. i can't speak...
by mech_401
September 17, 2020, 11:42 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Short Term Apartment
Replies: 6
Views: 482

Re: Short Term Apartment

i always thought that " hiso place" next to santaphol college had sharp looking rooms with a little pool and at one time a putting green also renthub in th english udon google that string , that website has a range . middle range hotels that might offer monthly rates come to think of it , there's do...
by mech_401
September 16, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: school fees
Replies: 96
Views: 5169

Re: school fees

have you ever put time in at english camps or volunteered or been talked into part-time speaking at a local school. the last thing they want are grammar lessons. over and over you will hear they want speaking practice. even if it's just listening to someone prattle on. that's why i said " coach" not...
by mech_401
September 16, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Restaurants
Topic: Great Breakfast
Replies: 345
Views: 15449

Re: Great Breakfast

yrs and yrs ago a thai-american breakfast was
something like a small portion of fried rice, a piece of fried chicken, couple fried eggs, silly little
sausage links and toast&jam. 1 lettuce leaf1 tomato slice. the english brekkie is admittedly better. with after meal heart meds/mints standard
by mech_401
September 16, 2020, 8:37 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: school fees
Replies: 96
Views: 5169

Re: school fees

they've got a huge untapped resource in pensioners willing to be english coaches. who else would work for peanuts or free. true for yrs
by mech_401
September 15, 2020, 10:49 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: school fees
Replies: 96
Views: 5169

Re: school fees

i honestly used to wonder where the degradation in values took place. so many young people here seemed to have been taught almost nothing about proper social norms. running off at mouth, right&wrong , responsibility , thieving is not a positive character trait etc. oh sure, you meet nice kids. but t...
by mech_401
September 15, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: U.S. Politics
Replies: 9206
Views: 177814

Re: U.S. Politics

trumps mother is full-blown scottish . as in, born
in scotland, came over on a boat. look at man's
hair for chrissakes. their own demons haunt them
by mech_401
September 12, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Sports, Leisure and Adventure in Udon Thani
Topic: running trails
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Re: running trails

they just recently finshed beautification projects
at both nong sim& nongbua but boy, that garage
floor marble surface on track is slippery. when wet
by mech_401
September 12, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: school fees
Replies: 96
Views: 5169

Re: school fees

volunteer fire brigades are also quite popular. got
their own firehouse, water trucks & everything. maybe that's for more rural areas. no near service
by mech_401
September 12, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?
Replies: 33
Views: 1433

Re: What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?

i've always supported freedom for scotland . i think the chafing of being under britain's thumb
makes scots anxious. and obviously, irritable

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