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by pf-flyer
November 23, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Memorable tunes from yester year
Replies: 70
Views: 2046

Re: Memorable tunes from yester year

A flood of memories came back these when I hear these very talented people. I never get tired of listening to them. Buffalo Spring field https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp5JCrSXkJY Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Classic Album 4 Way Street is a classic. I had this on 8 track tape. I worn it out playing...
by pf-flyer
November 22, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: VPN for Dummies
Replies: 20
Views: 803

Re: VPN for Dummies

I do the same when our power goes out. If your cell phone has a Mobile hot spot function and your PC can access Wi-fi then you will be able link to the Mobile Wi-Fi hot Spot service running on your cell phone. Most Smart Phones have this function. That is the way that I do it. You do not have to mes...
by pf-flyer
November 22, 2020, 8:28 am
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: VPN for Dummies
Replies: 20
Views: 803

Re: VPN for Dummies

You are welcome. I am using 3BB also. I have 3BB and TOT. I live in a small rural farming village and when one of them goes down I still have the other as a backup. I have a Load balancing router and use both 3BB and TOT at the same time. I am a retired University IT Manager. I enjoy working with IT...
by pf-flyer
November 21, 2020, 3:11 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: VPN for Dummies
Replies: 20
Views: 803

Re: VPN for Dummies

I have been using IP Vanish for several years and I have been very satisfied with it. Do not expect a VPN to increase your speed. The purpose of a VPN is for your protection and privacy from your ISP spying on you and logging your activity on the internet. Your ISP can just see your data passing thr...
by pf-flyer
November 16, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Forum Help, Support, Rules, & Announcements
Topic: Current Forum Technical Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 1585

Re: Current Forum Technical Issues

[quote="Udon Map" post_id=591808 time=1600607560 user_id=31673] [quote="Declan MacPherson" post_id=591761 time=1600579776 user_id=50570]He tried last night and again this morning with a different email address and with VPN on and off. It seemed to be going well and going through and then it timed ou...
by pf-flyer
September 7, 2020, 4:12 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?
Replies: 32
Views: 1246

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

Life is a process of learning and realizing what is important in your life. My wife and I were married in Nong Han on 8 OCT 1973 during the Vietnam War when I was in the U.S. Air Force and Stationed here at the Air Force Base which is now the Udon Thani International Airport. We lived in Pennsylvani...
by pf-flyer
July 28, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Marriage counseling
Replies: 10
Views: 1441

Re: Marriage counseling

I am not a marriage counselor but I have been married to a wonderful Thai lady for 47 years. May I suggest that you and your partner get in touch with somebody that has been married to a Thai for an extended amount of time and maybe they can help you and your partner reconcile your issues and differ...
by pf-flyer
July 28, 2020, 7:25 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Peter Green: guitarist and Fleetwood Mac co-founder
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: Peter Green: guitarist and Fleetwood Mac co-founder

Sad News..RIP... They are one of my favorite groups. I listen to their music often.
by pf-flyer
July 18, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Cheese 2 Meat You sponsor
Replies: 293
Views: 36598

Re: Cheese 2 Meat You sponsor

My wife cooked up 4 of the Angus Burgers that we purchased from you a week or so ago and they were delicious. We added a slice of cheese, slice of onion, Slice of tomato with sliced pickles and lettuce and mayonnaise and I want to say that they were great. I had two of them. My wife and I said to ea...
by pf-flyer
June 24, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: When times are hard..implement THIS into your life.
Replies: 55
Views: 3129

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: 55
Views: 3129

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: 486

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: 2268

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: 15103

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: 1969

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: 695

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: 866

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: 746

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: 122
Views: 8226

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: 266

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 ...

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