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by pf-flyer
November 29, 2019, 7:10 am
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: CCTV - internet connected
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: CCTV - internet connected

We purchased an 8 camera Watashi system at Home Pro several years ago and Home Pro scheduled the install. The installers did a good job. The installers recommended using a central power supply for the cameras because the individual power supplies that were powering each camera on a previous 4 camera...
by pf-flyer
November 16, 2019, 6:22 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Jobs for young Thai people
Replies: 50
Views: 2366

Re: Jobs for young Thai people

A common theme out in the villages is men young and old going to another country to work. They will send money home for years. Sometimes it will be up for 5 years or more. Most of the time the mother or wife will save most of the money in a bank account that is sent home and then after the man comes...
by pf-flyer
November 16, 2019, 9:16 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Jobs for young Thai people
Replies: 50
Views: 2366

Re: Jobs for young Thai people

When I was working at a University in the field of IT Support in the U.S. I hired Technicians and Managers for positions in Information Technology support . Some of those positions just required trade school training. My suggestion from my experience when I was working and hiring would be to have yo...
by pf-flyer
November 12, 2019, 8:50 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=sometimewoodworker post_id=558182 time=1573522235 user_id=13953] Be careful to separate the [b]visa[/b] and the [b]permission to stay [/b] They are not the same and using the word [b]visa[/b] when you have no current visa will and does cause confusion and will get wrong answers to questions. ...
by pf-flyer
November 11, 2019, 6:29 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

I joined Udonmap back in 2007. I was still working and living in the U.S. I remember one of the expatriates that has been living here for a long time gave me some advice that I never forgot and that was he told me to always have a Plan-B in place just in case. There are no guarantees in life. I have...
by pf-flyer
November 11, 2019, 5:29 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=retired post_id=558138 time=1573398711 user_id=34749] [quote=pf-flyer post_id=558107 time=1573365687 user_id=4566] The lady that usually takes care of extensions motioned for us to sit down in the chairs in front of her desk. We showed her our passports and she took a moment to look them over...
by pf-flyer
November 10, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=Bandung_Dero post_id=558112 time=1573368346 user_id=49] @ pf-flyer [quote]My Thai wife of 46 years and I arrived by air in Thailand on 12 AUG 2012. Both of us went through immigration at the airport with a U.S. Passport with a Non-immigration O-A visa.[/quote] Can I ask you if your TW still h...
by pf-flyer
November 10, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

I promised myself that I was not going to do anymore posting on this thread but I changed my mind and I decided to share with you what took place when my wife and I visited our local immigration office on THURSDAY 7 NOV 2019 at 1:15 PM. My Thai wife of 46 years and I arrived by air in Thailand on 12...
by pf-flyer
November 9, 2019, 1:27 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY
Replies: 50
Views: 3319

Re: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY

[quote=colt1911 post_id=558028 time=1573273570 user_id=21025] [quote=pf-flyer post_id=557998 time=1573196832 user_id=4566] I had been doing ACH External transfers from my U.S. Bank for over a year. I just received a simular message in my U.S. bank account when I submitted a recent External Transfer ...
by pf-flyer
November 8, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY
Replies: 50
Views: 3319

Re: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY

I had been doing ACH External transfers from my U.S. Bank for over a year. I just received a simular message in my U.S. bank account when I submitted a recent External Transfer of funds to our Bangkok Bank Account Via the Bangkok Bank in New York. This is what just appeared at my U.S. Bank Account. ...
by pf-flyer
November 3, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: YOU WILL BE FORCED TO UPGRADE FROM WIN 7 TO 10
Replies: 50
Views: 3942

Re: YOU WILL BE FORCED TO UPGRADE FROM WIN 7 TO 10

[quote=parrot post_id=557682 time=1572770540 user_id=707] "My experience with Microsoft Server and Client Operating Systems is that Microsoft fixes things by releasing upgrades and then you need to fix, replace or abandon all of the things that the upgrade broke. It is a cycle that they keep ongoing...
by pf-flyer
November 3, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: YOU WILL BE FORCED TO UPGRADE FROM WIN 7 TO 10
Replies: 50
Views: 3942

Re: YOU WILL BE FORCED TO UPGRADE FROM WIN 7 TO 10

My experience with Microsoft Server and Client Operating Systems is that Microsoft fixes things by releasing upgrades and then you need to fix, replace or abandon all of the things that the upgrade broke. It is a cycle that they keep ongoing. You are left with no choice if you decide to stay with Mi...
by pf-flyer
November 3, 2019, 4:51 am
Forum: Cars & Trucks For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Ford Ranger Wildtrack 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1326

Re: Ford Ranger Wildtrack 2007

[quote=MichaelZ post_id=557513 time=1572557846 user_id=32956] Hello ! Before I was gone, I asked my wife about that. She called the company, and the boss said that they can transfer remaining amount to another person ? I believe the easiest way would be just full amount in cash of course, but appare...
by pf-flyer
October 30, 2019, 6:09 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=Stantheman post_id=557319 time=1572387029 user_id=14751] Pf-flyer, think your info is very outdated, 1st there is NO departure stamp on U.S. passport as U.S. immigration only see the passport when we return and again no stamp, but they do scan it as does all immigtations when we return. I've ...
by pf-flyer
October 30, 2019, 3:52 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=Stantheman post_id=557316 time=1572372333 user_id=14751] [quote=sometimewoodworker post_id=557314 time=1572366893 user_id=13953] [quote=samuel post_id=557304 time=1572354490 user_id=35571] never ever heard of this that the dual passport holding thai wife has to be in Thailand under thai passp...
by pf-flyer
October 29, 2019, 6:30 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=semperfiguy post_id=557269 time=1572332839 user_id=20643] Therefore, for those of us who are legally married, we should [b]change our reason from retirement to marriage to extend our 12 month stay[/b] to avoid the insurance requirement while at the same time reducing our proof of income from ...
by pf-flyer
October 27, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October
Replies: 166
Views: 8144

Re: Mandatory health insurance for Non O-A visa effective from 31 October

[quote=semperfiguy post_id=556984 time=1572086590 user_id=20643] The Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, DC, USA now has the updated insurance requirement in their details pertaining to the issuance of Non-Immigrant O-A Visas. The next to last sentence on the page says "A one-year extension of stay sh...
by pf-flyer
October 18, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: USA has the most fat children
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Re: USA has the most fat children

Go into any Wal-Mart and you will see plenty of heifers waddling around and they have the entitled attitude that goes with the obesity...
by pf-flyer
October 18, 2019, 11:24 am
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: Dreams and Ancient Beliefs
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Dreams and Ancient Beliefs

Back in 1973 I went with my wife to her home village for a funeral for her uncle that had died. The last 3 or 4 Kilometers was just a buffalo path. It took us a while to get there. Her uncle’s body was in a box and I noticed that his shirt was on backwards. I asked my wife if that was the custom and...
by pf-flyer
October 13, 2019, 3:35 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: High Pressure Washer Hose
Replies: 13
Views: 902

Re: High Pressure Washer Hose

[quote=pal52 post_id=556303 time=1570953952 user_id=32742] [quote=tamada post_id=556299 time=1570953173 user_id=3915] AFAIK, there's no 'common' parts between different manufacturers of virtually identical machines so it helps to know what brand. Even the popular Zinsano marque can have different ho...

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