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by semperfiguy
November 16, 2010, 4:00 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Udon Thani Immigration Office
Replies: 707
Views: 61322

Re: Udon Thani Immigration Office

I went yesterday, Nov.15, 2010 and brought a copy of the Udon City map with my home circled and the immigration office circled...the officer politely told me "NO GOOD"...he then turned it over and had my wife draw a straight line map with immigration on one end and my home on the other, labeling al...
by semperfiguy
November 15, 2010, 8:26 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Udon Thani Immigration Office
Replies: 707
Views: 61322

Re: Udon Thani Immigration Office

Just a short updatye as is my wont, I happened by the Imigration office today to renew my VISA you know the 90day, hello I am alive etc...while the officer a new chap never seen before was processing the piece of paper, I just as an aside asked him when upon renewing my retirement Visa, did I actua...
by semperfiguy
November 13, 2010, 2:48 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST
Replies: 34
Views: 2161

Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST

Cheers Semp, let's just agree to disagree :lol: BTW the post of mine that you refer too, has, in it's first line, a quote from your previous post :-k I beg to disagree with you Sir! That post came from our friend Driller. Here it is: Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST by DRILLER » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:3...
by semperfiguy
November 13, 2010, 2:28 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST
Replies: 34
Views: 2161

Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST

Semp, please keep your religious beliefs where they belong ....... in a church. If you want to believe all that stuff, I have no problem with that, but I would respectfully ask that you do not try to push those beliefs on those that have removed their blinkers. OK Statto...I'm happy to keep silent ...
by semperfiguy
November 13, 2010, 11:06 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST
Replies: 34
Views: 2161

Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST

Thank god Im an athiest Jack. Psalm 14:1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. Romans 1 18For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth...
by semperfiguy
November 12, 2010, 9:06 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST
Replies: 34
Views: 2161

Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST

How long do we need to wait for the oft predicted return of Jesus? :-k Religion (of all varieties) is a scam. Believe in it if you wish, but please don't try to impose it on the rational people of the world - which of course, all religions try to do. In the process, outdoing each other with their r...
by semperfiguy
November 12, 2010, 8:18 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST
Replies: 34
Views: 2161

Re: WARNING, FARANG CON ARTIST

in god i trust...all others have to earn it. sureley every con artist in the world pales into insignifficance alongside anyone that can make a "SCAM" last 2000 years If you like that "SCAM", you'll really love this one. Check it out below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cfICgFCTOg&feature=email
by semperfiguy
November 10, 2010, 7:53 am
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Renegotiating lease upon renewal
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Renegotiating lease upon renewal

"Taking advantage of the strong Thai baht" (or, more accurately and CORRECTLY stated: "taking advantage of the weakening dollar"). Sounds like a good time for infrastructure projects. Better now than later when oil shoots up and remains over $100/bbl along with steel and other essential materials. ...
by semperfiguy
November 1, 2010, 9:11 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Getting Colder .
Replies: 15
Views: 5020

Re: Getting Colder .

Thanks trubrit for pointing out it is the local people who suffer the colder temperature rather than Farang. I should know better really. I was over this September, and fulfilled a long term commitment finally, to get the tgf parents house in a village near Nong Hin shutters/windows for their one u...
by semperfiguy
October 31, 2010, 1:28 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: Child of FOUR years old , can be sued !
Replies: 36
Views: 1607

Re: Child of FOUR years old , can be sued !

This one is a hard call Librarian! The information provided is inadequate to determine whether the children acted with malicious intent or premeditation, or was it just purely accidental. In any event the parents of the children should be held accountable for the recklessness of their children. I wo...
by semperfiguy
October 27, 2010, 7:54 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Retirement Visa.
Replies: 125
Views: 10147

Re: Retirement Visa.

That notarized sworn document now cost lot more, thinking now $50 USD. :shock: You may pay in baht also,same as last year,1500! Has anyone tried to accomplish this form through the mail with the US Embassy, or must it be done in person, thus requiring an out of the way trip to Bangkok from Udon? Go...
by semperfiguy
October 27, 2010, 7:31 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Retirement Visa.
Replies: 125
Views: 10147

Re: Retirement Visa.

That notarized sworn document now cost lot more, thinking now $50 USD. :shock: You may pay in baht also,same as last year,1500! Has anyone tried to accomplish this form through the mail with the US Embassy, or must it be done in person, thus requiring an out of the way trip to Bangkok from Udon? Go...
by semperfiguy
October 26, 2010, 12:38 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Retirement Visa.
Replies: 125
Views: 10147

Re: Retirement Visa.

Today's Report- No problem at the Immigration office today. Went in at 8:15AM, no waiting, out by 8:40. I brought everything I could think of based on the posts I've read on the forums. The only things they needed were: Passport Copy of all passport pages TM 7 one passport size photo Income letter ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2010, 12:58 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Baht What up with Dat?????
Replies: 4613
Views: 365693

Re: Baht What up with Dat?????

Professional advice you need to go to a professional, I don't count myself in that group. I invest is stocks here but I joined a club with an adviser before I did that. I paid for that, you usually get what you pay for as you know. Getting that kind of information from a forum is dangerous. Things ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2010, 10:30 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Baht What up with Dat?????
Replies: 4613
Views: 365693

Re: Baht What up with Dat?????

Dollar shock cometh...gold still looking good. If you're in Thailand long-term and you haven't put the bulk or all of your assets in THB or hard assets by now, don't whine later... So KNONDAHM...what would you propose that one do with his US assets? I have dollars, stock, IRA, 401K, and equity in a...
by semperfiguy
October 11, 2010, 8:22 am
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Getting Married in Udon Thani
Replies: 24
Views: 4999

Re: Getting Married in Udon Thani

and if you have been divorced, they will require an additional form which is referred to as a Affidavit of Divorce. semperfiguy is this a new requirement??? It did not used to be a requirement for UK nationals. I am saying this as I am currently looking at a 2006 registered affidavit of a friend of...
by semperfiguy
October 10, 2010, 9:33 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Getting Married in Udon Thani
Replies: 24
Views: 4999

Re: Getting Married in Udon Thani

OK Orky...I'm going to give you the up to the minute scoop on all this. I just went through this myself only three months ago, so I will advise you from first hand experience. I am an American, so the only difference will be the variation in charges for notorization at the Danish Embassy versus the ...
by semperfiguy
September 29, 2010, 7:01 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Where is the best deal on eyeware/lenses?
Replies: 17
Views: 5531

Re: Where is the best deal on eyeware/lenses?

I've used Udon Optical for over 10 years. Located about 100m on the right past the center circle as you head toward Makro. Both the owner and his son speak excellent English. He has the full range of frames......including decent but cheap. I just took a handicapped neighbor for his first pair of gl...
by semperfiguy
September 29, 2010, 11:48 am
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Where is the best deal on eyeware/lenses?
Replies: 17
Views: 5531

Where is the best deal on eyeware/lenses?

Can anyone out there recommend a reasonably priced optical shop with English speaking employees...especially the onsite optician? Top Charoen Optical is quoting my TW 16,500 Baht for just a set of lenses to fit her current pair of frames. God forbid the total cost if I get talked into one of those h...
by semperfiguy
September 29, 2010, 8:25 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: UD Town/Night Market...will it survive?
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: UD Town/Night Market...will it survive?

First lets clarify the situation. It appears to me that the vendors you are referring to are the multitude of," Lay a mat down and display your junk out' types that have virtually taken over the entire space that was for parking .Nothing to do with the established business premises or the food sect...

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