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by Gaybutton
Fri May 25, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion

lvdkeyes wrote:THat open area has been open for months and months.

If it has been open that long, it stands to reason that most of these bus drivers would know about it. Meanwhile many buses that easily could park there still park on the street anyway.
by Gaybutton
Fri May 25, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion

as long as they are serving the Chinese mainlanders do not expect any change!!! Unfortunately that is exactly what I expect - nothing. Just a few days ago, on Third Road I saw a huge open area. I don't know whether it's meant for buses to park there or construction is soon going to take place there...
by Gaybutton
Fri May 25, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion
Replies: 5
Views: 61

New Pattaya Traffic Police Chief vows to relieve congestion

I truly wish him success, but I'm not holding my breath. Even if he does succeed, I hope for once new enforcement won't fizzle out and completely disappear after a few days. We'll see. Not that he's looking for my advice, but from my experience another major source of problems is the tour buses. I c...
by Gaybutton
Fri May 25, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Tuesday, May 29 - Visakha Bucha Day - Bars, Banks, Gov.t offices closed
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Tuesday, May 29 - Visakha Bucha Day - Bars, Banks, Gov.t offices closed

Sorry guys - the bars will be closed and the sale of alcohol is prohibited. Make your 'guest' arrangements and buy your booze before Tuesday. ________________________________ Tuesday, May 29 is Visakha Bucha Day May 25, 2018 Tuesday, May 29, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist cale...
by Gaybutton
Thu May 24, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: N Korea
Replies: 35
Views: 1420

Re: N Korea

Trump cancels Kim Jong Un summit.

by Gaybutton
Thu May 24, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Passport Renewal
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Passport Renewal

Just for the record, when I renewed my passport in 2015, I did everything at the embassy. I filled out the application at the embassy, paid the fee at the embassy, and went back to the embassy to pick it up when my new passport arrived. So, my passport is good until 2025. Whether I'm good until 2025...
by Gaybutton
Thu May 24, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Is Pelosi a Winnable Leader for the Democrats?
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Is Pelosi a Winnable Leader for the Democrats?

If she'll run, I'd vote for Elizabeth Warren.

I also like Adam Schiff. I would vote for him too.
by Gaybutton
Thu May 24, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Passport Renewal
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Passport Renewal

According to the embassy web site, the exchange rate to use is 33 baht per dollar.

See: https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-se ... rvice-fees Look at the announcement on the upper right of the page.

You should be able to download the DS-82 form at: https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds82.PDF
by Gaybutton
Thu May 24, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 481
Views: 38033

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Captain Kirk wrote:Do you think Trump will get around to having his bonce added to those on Mount Rushmore?

Surely you jest. He would never do that - adding himself to Mt.Rushmore. What he would be much more likely to do is have his replace the others.

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by Gaybutton
Wed May 23, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Americans - an update on a visit to the embassy in Bangkok
Replies: 7
Views: 317

Re: Americans - an update on a visit to the embassy in Bangkok

Up2u wrote:A cc with a picture will work too.

That's nice. Would you mind telling us what a "cc" is? If it means carbon copy, that's exactly the kind of thing they told me they won't accept.

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