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by fountainhall
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Where did Boys Not Wear Swimming Trunks in 1952?
Replies: 32
Views: 3025

Re: Where did Boys Not Wear Swimming Trunks in 1952?

No nude swimming in my school pool either - and it did have a pool! Earlier in the thread a poster speculated what might happen re nudity in 50 years time. I guess none of us here is likely to be around to know. But I’ll speculate that as extremist views are becoming generally more adopted around th...
by fountainhall
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 455
Views: 31636

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Surely this points up the madness of Trump and the NRA putting all their gun control eggs into the mental health basket. For all those actually diagnosed as having some sort of mental issues that should prevent them from getting their hands on a gun, how many tens of thousands (hundreds of thousands...
by fountainhall
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 455
Views: 31636

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

A young African American rushes at a shooter who has killed four people in a Nashville waffle restaurant. He grabs the red-hot rifle barrel and wrestles with the young gunman for more than a minute, finally seizing it and throwing it far from him. This young man could have died. He saved probably ma...
by fountainhall
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements
Replies: 16
Views: 387

Re: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements

So who we to trust? To fly with our lives... Despite my earlier comments about black boxes and the lack of real-time data on positioning, I acknowledge that flying is not only the safest form of public transport, the number of fatal accidents has fallen very significantly in the last 50 years. This...
by fountainhall
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: N Korea
Replies: 12
Views: 230

Re: N Korea

I just don't understand why their people allow this to continue. I don't believe they are all brainwashed at all. The grinding poverty which is part of daily life for most of them should be enough to make them aware of their situation. There we have to agree to disagree. There have been enough repo...
by fountainhall
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: N Korea
Replies: 12
Views: 230

Re: N Korea

I would also like to see North and South Korean families able to be together again, North Koreans allowed to travel freely, people who escaped North Korea allowed to go home, if they choose, without fear of punishment, the starving people in North Korea having genuine access to food and decent livi...
by fountainhall
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements
Replies: 16
Views: 387

Re: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements

Your suggestion may well be true to a large extent, although all airlines have to comply with mandatory government and international regulations regarding maintenance and airworthiness. Mind you, with some countries, even these are sometimes bypassed - as was the case with Adam Air in Indonesia. Lau...
by fountainhall
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: R3 Sauna Bangkok Raided by Police
Replies: 12
Views: 396

Re: R3 Sauna Bangkok Raided by Police

It could have just been something simple like not having the correct business license. That is what the Bangkok Post reported. Allegedly (for one never really knows the real motives) Huai Khwang police chief Kampol Rattanaprateep said - the owner of the sauna was charged with operating entertainmen...
by fountainhall
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: R3 Sauna Bangkok Raided by Police
Replies: 12
Views: 396

Re: R3 Sauna Bangkok Raided by Police

look at it from the owner's point of view. The quickest way to lose the clientele you are chasing - young, fit guys - is to allow lots of old guys to enter. The young guys will just move somewhere else. If that happens, then the old farang will stop coming and your business goes down the toilet. Di...
by fountainhall
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements
Replies: 16
Views: 387

Re: Bangkok Airways - passenger safety improvements

As one who has flown millions of miles, equally important in my view is a total update of the archaic black boxes. The fact that the lifespan of the underwater positioning beacons is just 30 days has been shown to be ridiculous following the crash of the Air France flight over the Atlantic and the d...

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