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    Today, 14:26
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Thai Road toll in Thailand General
    Kindly refrain from continually denigrating the RTP. It gets very boring and is largely untrue. Regular RTP officers have a low pay rate and...
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    Today, 11:58
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Thai Road toll in Thailand General
    3 died at the scene of this school bus accident, 50 wounded and taken to hospital, on 15th > Korat district < Saraphi, Chiang Mai, Friday...
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    Today, 11:15
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Thai Road toll in Thailand General
    You are correct, though from an accident point of view, the 'almost dead' or 'died later' motorcycle victims are not counted and that was my point....
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    Yesterday, 20:33
    I thought the weather was fabulous, and I'd hate to be there during high season anyway. It seemed like we were rattling around alone all week,...
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    Yesterday, 20:26
    Shhh .... lol Trees to come down first. Still talking to architect/builder so it may be while. No hurry and unless we can get to roof on before...
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    Yesterday, 20:15
    Gee ...Now i am feeling all warm and fuzzy... I must have helped a lot of people on my last recent trip. :) Wonder if I can claim a tax deduction...
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    Yesterday, 19:33
    You can enjoy my beers for free :) Found a good red at Wine Connections to rival Jip Jip, a tad cheaper too. Tree lopping starts Monday.
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    Yesterday, 17:27
    Jo snagged return tickets CNX - USM for the two of us @ 3,300 THB ... yes, for 2 return flights on Bangkok airways! And excellent 1 hour 45 minute...
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    Yesterday, 14:19
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Thai Road toll in Thailand General
    I beg to differ. Passenger cars, sedans, offer far greater protection against injury and death. Motorcyclists are either DEAD or injured. ...
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    Yesterday, 13:03
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Thai Road toll in Thailand General
    40% motorbike deaths certainly raises the overall score and skews the figures. There is some enforcement though training and penalties are...
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    16th November 2017, 13:47
    justcruzing1 replied to a thread Sad enough to cry in General
    OK so you are not giving up, thats good. SO lets think of a plan of attack.........what about you take her best friend in Chang Mai with you to...
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    16th November 2017, 11:51
    justcruzing1 replied to a thread Sad enough to cry in General
    Very sorry to hear Ian, only you know what you can and can't do from here. I agree it could be a change in medication or maybe she has stopped...
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    13th November 2017, 10:26
    Bacon, NZ Food week in Shanghai just finished, moved on to Beijing, but you'll probably find a few left-over legs of lamb laying around the centre =...
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    10th November 2017, 15:53
    Shared one of these with Jo this morning ^ We'd just passed Airport Plaza on our way down Hang Dong Road and BK is fairly new so we stopped in. A...
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    9th November 2017, 14:28
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Cuzzy's Last Stand in Trip Reports
    Was that the type where the seat bottom slides out and backrest bugger all? AirAsiaX's early A330's were ex-Canadian fleet, and had those. At $99...
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    9th November 2017, 11:43
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Cuzzy's Last Stand in Trip Reports
    IIRC it was Aud$1000 each, return ex CNX. It was almost identical to TG economy pricing. We get premium going down with lounge access at KL and...
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    9th November 2017, 10:53
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Cuzzy's Last Stand in Trip Reports
    I agree with that, in fact AirAsia's A330 cabin seems more comfortable despite seats being an inch narrower. Pitch is the same. Cuz, I stand by...
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    8th November 2017, 12:48
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Cuzzy's Last Stand in Trip Reports
    nz$900 return is very good Cuz. Is that a 787 or 777 service? If the latter, make sure you get a seat with no-one alongside. The aisle seats on...
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    8th November 2017, 10:17
    Walked past the entrance a few months ago with intentions of eating there but it was almost empty compared with Terminal 21's food court and all...
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    6th November 2017, 13:19
    Paul is like most of us here, we 'live to eat' whereas a few 'eat to live'. That lobster roll is cheap! Nice fries too. I look forward to a...
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    4th November 2017, 17:56
    justcruzing1 replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    I'm not really a DIY guy, though have done many things myself due to economic need. have rebuilt cars, bikes and outboard motors etc. I...
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    4th November 2017, 13:26
    Here in Aust. we have a lot of "Home'' child minding centres. people with little ones that don't want to go back to work yet, get checked out and...
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    4th November 2017, 11:42
    Aeroflot came in at #37 in the 2017 safety rankings. Cathay was #1, Thai was (surprisingly) #48 ... based on 2016 stats.
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    3rd November 2017, 22:28
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    Some people can't make a salad yet have skills I could only dream of... mainly artistic ... NB Jo has banned my singing in the shower! Lew's quote,...
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    2nd November 2017, 21:15
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    Paul, can you boil an egg, make an omelette? 55 My son's the same as you ... I realised he'd never be a handy person when he cowered each time...
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    2nd November 2017, 20:53
    justcruzing1 replied to a thread Bizarre in General
    Bloody Donald Trump look a likes are turning up everywhere!!
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    2nd November 2017, 17:21
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    Ideal first yacht to learn on by looks of it, very forgiving I'd say. Looks trailerable though perhaps oversize (?) especially for anything less...
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    2nd November 2017, 15:58
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    Some people simply don't wish to learn handyman skills, even semi-academic or lifestyle ones like cooking. I could not go through life without...
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    2nd November 2017, 12:03
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Are you a D.I.Y Guy in General
    Started re-building engines at 15 years, mainly Mini 850/1000cc, later jag 6 cyl, lotus 2L, nissan 3L TT. Also learnt basics of outboards and...
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    31st October 2017, 14:45
    kaptainrob replied to a thread Aviation Stuff in General
    Nasty crosswind go-around in Salzburg - check out the BBC video first HERE then ... ... take a look at the passengers video below > It...
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    29th October 2017, 22:23
    Thai's becoming far more competitive, even from the east coast, and with B787/A350 services too!
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Cheers, Rob.
Lifes journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well-preserved body, but to skid in sideways totally worn out, shouting: holy s.h.i.t what a ride!

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