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  1. The first thing to do is to go check your cesspit to see if it is full. A few hours of heavy rain plus the runoff from your room can fill up your cesspits very quickly. I just had the same exact thing happen to me this week. Emptied cesspits, then heavy rain that night and the toilet started to not flush properly. When I checked , the cesspits were filled to the point they covered the exit pipe so the toilet could not flush properly. At the end of the flush trapped air bubbled back into the toilet.
  2. No, my eyes were sensitive to light BEFORE the operation, so having my eye clamped open and an extremely bright operating light was causing me extreme pain. But I guess I just fall into that 1% of people that have a problem with the operation.
  3. I had the exact same problem this year. I had tried most everything. Finally ended up replacing the toilet and when I checked the old toilet I found an old washrag and a small cosmetic bottle trapped inside the toilet. Plus since the toilet was 20 years old also it had quite a bit of lime buildup restricting the outlet hole. Before you start digging you may want to remove your toilet to get a look inside. A local can remove and replace the toilet in an hour or so - cost 500 baht if you an't do it yourself. Or if your toilet is old you can buy a new one at Homepro starting at 2000 baht.
  4. I had cataract surgery 4 years ago. It was one of the most painful experiences that I ever had. The doctor said he almost stopped the surgery because I was having such difficulty but could not explain the pain. A year later I figured why it was so painful. It was the bright lights shining into my eye. I then remembered that even the eye exams had caused me discomfort.. The eye I had operated on is so light sensitive that I cannot go outdoors without sunglasses or covering my eye.
  5. I manage to break the glass eveary few months. Finally ordered 600 ml all stainless steel from aliexprss for 626 baht.. Wish I had done this to start. Stainless Steel Coffee Plunger
  6. Yesterday I received call from AIS advising that in 3 or 4 days my phone will stop working (2G) and that I need to come to the AIS shop in Korat.
  7. What may be happening is that when you get disconnected your router is automatically reconnecting at the speed you are paying for, but since this higher speed is unstable you keep getting disconnected. When you call the ISP they reset you to a LOWER speed that is more stable. They will not admit to you what they are doing because they do not want to upgrade your lines or want you to switch to a cheaper plan. Log into your router and check the upload/download connection speeds when stable and unstable and you will probably see a difference. You may want to downgrade to a cheaper plan if you cannot get the speeds you are paying for.
  8. Does that mean even if taxes and fees were paid a new title cannot be issued in my wife's and daughters name?
  9. My wife and I are are near 70. Presently the land/house where we live is solely in my wife's name. I doubt that she has made a will. Our daughter who is 23 and lives with us and has given us no trouble at all. I want to try to insure that my daughter inherits the land/house without any legal squabbles. I asked my wife last year to sign over the deeds to my daughter but she was adamant in her refusal. She was afraid of my daughter falling in love with a bad dude and kicking her out. But if I can convince my wife to ADD my daughter to the land deed will my daughter inherit the house/land without having to worry legal claims and court battles in the event of my wife's death? My wife has her own money and land they she obtained during our marriage but I don't care about any of it. To add to my worries my wife is a COMPULSIVE gambler and liar. She has a 53 year old son from a first marriage who spends his days getting drunk, doing dope and planning the next home robbery. This month I had a medical emergency that was a close call and made me realize that I need to resolve this situation.
  10. Thank you. I just wanted to make sure it is in the Blue Book.
  11. I am getting ready to buy a used car and would like to know if there is any way to look at the owners blue book and see if the car was involved in the governments first time buyers program. I may be buying in another province and wouldn't want to discover the 100K rebate when I tried to register the car in my province.
  12. The Bank of Thailand Financial Consumer Center: Link Thanks for the link. To lodge a complaint they need a Certified copy of a passport That may be more trouble than changing banks. I already sent an email to Kasikorn so for now I will see what response I receive.
  13. It is not so much a matter of "pushing" or trying to sell you insurance - the problem is that the staff just flat out lie. Went to Korat for a replacement ATM card and was told 800 Baht when I advised them I knew the actual replacement cost and was not interested in any insurance they told me the only cards they had available were the 800 Baht type. I was told I would have to come back after the first of the year and "maybe" plain cards will be available. This entire ATM situation is just nothing but a scam and it is going on all over Thailand. I worry that if a bank will try to scam a customer out of 800 baht what will happen if there is a big problem. Hard to imagine Kasikorn doing the right thing. Does anyone know the correct agency to lodge a complaint? My career was in finance and I can tell you that this is way over the line.
  14. I did my yearly Retirement Visa this past July and was also told that next time it would have to be addressed to the Imm Officer. Also I was told that the letter must be in Thai and not in English.
  15. When I am unable to connect to the Internet my router shows IP address of and says "obtaining network parameters" or "wan port is unplugged". Then I must disconnect the power to the TOT modem, wait for about 30 seconds, then reconnect the power to the modem. Usually this will reconnect me and I can see my IP address. Sometimes works on first try but sometimes I have to power off the modem several times. But until I reset the modem I cannot connect to the Internet and the router will show "Wan port unplugged".