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by the-monk
February 17, 2016, 6:05 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: Best Internet supplier in Udon
Replies: 13
Views: 2291

Best Internet supplier in Udon

We have TRuemove H, download speed varies a lot, inside Thailand ok but at the minute you wish to access an overseas site , the speed goes down drastically, maybe due to the various filters installed by True and others. I don t know about streaming speed but by experience i found out that downloadin...
by the-monk
February 16, 2016, 6:02 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Udon Love Music - Year 7, February 12-14, 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Udon Love Music - Year 7, February 12-14, 2016

Very colourful pictures .. Was the music good ? Suggestion: Next year few days before the event why NOT post these pics again ? It might help increase the number of Non-Thai to attend ..
by the-monk
February 11, 2016, 5:19 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: beaten unconscious today at nong sim parc
Replies: 78
Views: 14621

beaten unconscious today at nong sim parc

Best wishes for a complete and quick recovery. Lock up these kids.. My TGF is worried that i go for an afternoon walk around Nong Bua Lake saying it s too dangerous, i am starting to think she might be right... I guess i will, from now on, carry a crowbar in my bag... Waanjai where were you ? No pic...
by the-monk
February 9, 2016, 7:53 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Train/Auto
Replies: 13
Views: 2353

Train/Auto

If i am not mistaken this is an illegal crossing that the station has been trying to shut down.. they planted railroad ties to stop vehicules from using it, but motorbikes still come across. It s located at the end of thestation s platform.
RIP and best of luck to her son.
by the-monk
February 5, 2016, 7:49 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Any Plans for Chinese New Year
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Any Plans for Chinese New Year

This afternoon the town was deserted ... where is everyone gone ?
by the-monk
February 5, 2016, 4:22 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1140
Views: 145666

This Week's Shopping Deal

individual s Project Shop at Central Plaza has red or green or yellow large peppers 3 for 50 B.
by the-monk
February 4, 2016, 5:02 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Grout-tile Silicone Sealant
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Grout-tile Silicone Sealant

I will clean an old bathroom in a Thai style house. Each ceramic tile will be brush clean and then wash with bleach as a disinfectant. Each grout joint will get the same treatment and finally i would like to seal both of them ( tiles and joints ) to prevent dirt, dust accumulation. Before coming to ...
by the-monk
January 30, 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Views on current local air travel
Replies: 29
Views: 4071

Views on current local air travel

Totally agree the airports remain a mess. At Swampy the other day no crowd control at the check-in counters. Everyone looking for a way to jump the line. I was in the DROP BAG line having web cheched-in but at least 5-6 persons in front of me were told to queue in the other lineup.... what a waste o...
by the-monk
January 12, 2016, 12:11 pm
Forum: Computers, IT & Electronics
Topic: Free VPN site
Replies: 18
Views: 3122

Free VPN site

Same here we have TRUE Move tv + Internet... TV we don t watch... But i am using my laptop via our router WIFI... We regularly lose the signal and we live with several short interruptions, in addition to that we are cut-off ( disconnected from the network ) just about any time the laptop is idle for...
by the-monk
January 10, 2016, 8:51 am
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Leaking tin roof..
Replies: 7
Views: 1212

Leaking tin roof..

We had leaks, called in 2 different repair persons they applied some stuff but could not completely seal the roof. This is a typical Thai house with concrete roof tiles. I went to renovation center and purchased a SISTA D100 and used a paint brush to apply it. Upon hardening it seals very well. Prob...
by the-monk
January 9, 2016, 3:16 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: English a problem for Thai's in Asean
Replies: 11
Views: 1459

English a problem for Thai's in Asean

Money talks, probably it s cheaper and easier to deal in Philippines which has over the years developed a massive call-center industry with classes provided by a huge number of post secondary schools. I know for a fact that hundreds of North American companies used to have their call centers in Indi...
by the-monk
January 8, 2016, 9:40 am
Forum: World News
Topic: TransCanda Commences Legal Action
Replies: 4
Views: 918

TransCanda Commences Legal Action

Politics first. Obana saw the opportinuty to score political points by cancelling the Keystone Pipeline project and at the same time help fellow democrat H. Clinton who had expressed her opposition to the project. Should this legal action proceed it would take years to be resolved and by then Obama ...
by the-monk
January 8, 2016, 9:40 am
Forum: World News
Topic: TransCanda Commences Legal Action
Replies: 4
Views: 918

TransCanda Commences Legal Action

Politics first. Obana saw the opportinuty to score political points by cancelling the Keystone Pipeline project and at the same time help fellow democrat H. Clinton who had expressed her opposition to the project. Should this legal action proceed it would take years to be resolved and by then Obama ...
by the-monk
January 6, 2016, 5:14 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Paint roller handle & Extension
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Paint roller handle & Extension

WOW Good find. Thanks
by the-monk
January 4, 2016, 5:31 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Phone Data Usage Mystery
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Phone Data Usage Mystery

Strange phone behaviour -- Data Usage Recently we were charged 49 B and 59 B for data usage from our phone carriers Both my friend and I never use data, and it is switched off on our phones. She has a prepaid sim with DTAC and mine is with AIS.. We went to the respective service point at the Central...
by the-monk
January 3, 2016, 9:48 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: China to build dual-track railway
Replies: 14
Views: 2963

China to build dual-track railway

Same in Japan the Shinkansen has dedicated railways never sharing tracks with other passenger train service and obviously never with freight trains. Most of the Shinkansen lines have no level crossings, using tunnels and/or elevated tracks whenever possible. In over 50 years of operations the Shinka...
by the-monk
January 3, 2016, 9:34 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: China to build dual-track railway
Replies: 14
Views: 2963

China to build dual-track railway

WE keep talking about DUAL-TRACK railway, but it seems that it will be only for the Thailand portion, several articles, from Lao, China and Thailand mention that the China-Lao segment of the raiway will be SINGLE TRACK.. <<The single track is planned to accommodate train speeds up to 160 kilometres ...
by the-monk
December 14, 2015, 6:08 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Paint roller handle & Extension
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Paint roller handle & Extension

THAKS ALL , greatly appreciated. A good shop to know.
by the-monk
December 14, 2015, 5:14 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Paint roller handle & Extension
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Paint roller handle & Extension

I went this afternoon. I asked for paint rollers and extensions the young lady showed me what they have.... UNFORTUNATELY they do NOT have threaded type, only push-in type. AS mentioned above very good quality 2m long. Anyway i bought some paint. I would like to add that they offer a very friendly, ...
by the-monk
December 14, 2015, 8:47 am
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Paint roller handle & Extension
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Paint roller handle & Extension

Paint roller handle & Extension I need to paint a ceiling. I went to Home Pro to buy paint rollers. Upon arriving home i discovered that the roller has no inside threads to screw-in a broom/mop handle/extension. I went back and asked about it and i was told that Thai paint roller have no thread, nor...

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