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by saint
May 21, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Travel Refund
Replies: 22
Views: 1052

Re: Travel Refund

I am also waiting for refund/EMD Thai Smile.. But through airpaz agency. Now coming up for a month ... no response. After emailing them I finally got a reply. Apparently takes up to 45 days to process! I used Airpaz last year on Udon BKK with Lion air . They brought my flight forward 6 hours , i sa...
by saint
May 20, 2020, 12:13 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Pound looking good.
Replies: 51
Views: 3288

Re: Pound looking good.

You live and learn . I thought Birmingham was in Alabama !!!! It IS.....But They use DOLLARS Not The pound Douglas, Now Get back on Thread !! ;) ;) Sorry Alan , but as the thread title is Pound looking good , and as we all know the pound sterling has not been looking good for many years now , its d...
by saint
May 20, 2020, 12:06 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: UK News
Replies: 312
Views: 7656

Re: UK News

The UK badly needed a feel good story but that was several weeks ago. What are they going to do after he's Knighted to deflect from the UK government's ineptitude and duplicity? I expect Boris to be on the phone to you very soon . :-" He must know you could run the country with its current crisis m...
by saint
May 20, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: crawling under each others skin
Replies: 74
Views: 2681

Re: crawling under each others skin

Udon map is not the same as it used to be, when I first joined people were much more civil and helpful. In the most part it seemed like a different breed back then, today we have a lot of whiners and sarcastic people that won't accept others opinions and would rather play the keyboard warrior. Many...
by saint
May 19, 2020, 7:52 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 794
Views: 32853

Re: Border and bar closings

vincemunday wrote:
May 18, 2020, 9:31 pm
Does this mean I might get my tortoises on the number 37?
Maybe , unless another passenger feels a little peckish along the way . :lol:
by saint
May 19, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Udon Immigration office lately
Replies: 170
Views: 8646

Re: Udon Immigration office lately

Went to Udon Immigration this morning to apply for my annual extension of stay which originated from a Non-Immigrant O-A Visa in 2010. I changed it from an extension for reason of "Retirement" to "Marriage to a Thai National", thus avoiding the need to show proof of health insurance. The cost for t...
by saint
May 19, 2020, 4:35 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: USA Stores Going Under
Replies: 46
Views: 1805

Re: USA Stores Going Under

Most of the fans, rice cookers, coolers and fridges I have seen in Big C the last few years have a "Made in Thailand" sticker on them. I agree Jack . But theres made in Thailand , and then theres made in Thailand . If its say a Panasonic product made in Thailand with Japanese quality control and we...
by saint
May 19, 2020, 4:28 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Pound looking good.
Replies: 51
Views: 3288

Re: Pound looking good.

You live and learn . I thought Birmingham was in Alabama !!!! It IS.....But They use DOLLARS Not The pound Douglas, Now Get back on Thread !! ;) ;) Sorry Alan , but as the thread title is Pound looking good , and as we all know the pound sterling has not been looking good for many years now , its d...
by saint
May 18, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: power bill reductions (covid-19)
Replies: 129
Views: 5764

Re: power bill reductions (covid-19)

Got my bill yesturday , and the discount was already calculated in . Looks like i get a 30% reduction of the units used , saving around 1500 baht . Happy with that .
by saint
May 18, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Pound looking good.
Replies: 51
Views: 3288

Re: Pound looking good.

You live and learn . I thought Birmingham was in Alabama !!!!
by saint
May 18, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: USA Stores Going Under
Replies: 46
Views: 1805

Re: USA Stores Going Under

"Heaving! Looks like just about every honest, social isolation honoring soul must have broken all their appliances during the lockdown. Fans, coolers, rice cookers, fridges and flat screens were rapidly filling up multiple shopping carts and trolleys." Looks like the "made in China" throwaway socie...
by saint
May 17, 2020, 7:54 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Ring Road
Replies: 18
Views: 1321

Re: Ring Road

what part of the ring road are you guys talking about ?
by saint
May 17, 2020, 7:45 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1295
Views: 37149

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

noosard wrote:
May 16, 2020, 5:27 pm
Add to China not making under 20 neither does South Korea
Hong Kong passes with flying colours
Does anyone still believe any figures coming out of China or its territories ?
by saint
May 17, 2020, 7:41 am
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Junk bric-a-brac shops
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Junk bric-a-brac shops

My house!! The missus won't let me throw away anything. Even when something no longer works and is replaced, we still keep the previous (now useless) item. :shock: :D Its bred into them . Having said that its no different from people in the west who lived through the great depression , or two world...
by saint
May 17, 2020, 7:09 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: USA Stores Going Under
Replies: 46
Views: 1805

Re: USA Stores Going Under

The UK high streets have changed so much , coffee shops ,fast food places . Charity shops ,pawn shops. Even shopping centres have pop up shops that only open to sell for Halloween and christmas then close . The virus will be the end as more people discover how easy internet shopping is. 30 minute s...
by saint
May 14, 2020, 6:37 am
Forum: U.K.
Topic: Boris Johnson's Speech 10/05
Replies: 49
Views: 1584

Re: Boris Johnson's Speech 10/05

Johnson says that "if COVID is detected in the water supply of a certain town then steps can be taken ..." First time I've heard that COVID getting into a towns water supply could be a problem, or is he just talking nonsense again? https://youtu.be/GvTZhe9ZXWM?t=3304 Amazing how ~21 days of Covid-1...
by saint
May 14, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Tourism Tax on the Table Again
Replies: 20
Views: 707

Re: Tourism Tax on the Table Again

With another full blown outbreak in China , and the city of Jijan in full lockdown . Where do the TAT think these tourists are going to come from . I dont see many long haul passengers arriving anytime soon . Even if they can afford the ticket , would they want to risk sitting on a crowded plane for...
by saint
May 12, 2020, 4:24 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 794
Views: 32853

Re: Border and bar closings

This thing is not over by a long shot . As old Winnie once said . It is not the end , it is not even the begining of the end , but it is the end of the begining . Or something very similar . If you want me , ill be on the roof wrestling with half a tree . Puts a whole new meaning to the phrase tree ...
by saint
May 12, 2020, 4:17 am
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Cheese 2 Meat You sponsor
Replies: 206
Views: 23658

Re: Cheese 2 Meat You sponsor

Does seem exceptional value to me , and with an expiry date that long i will deffinately be along to get some .
If i ever make it off of my roof that is .
by saint
May 12, 2020, 4:08 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Is this racist and if so how?
Replies: 23
Views: 1018

Re: Is this racist and if so how?

And a whiteboard ?? .. Coloured crayons ?? the list is endless .. to the anonimouse UM member who thinks Vince is Hilter :lol: ... check out Bernard Manning , Alf Garnet .. and UK sitcom from the 70s80s Love thy Neighbour .. Bedtime snack .. grilled black pudding on toast :shock: DM You raise a ver...

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