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  1. Motorbike taxis in Khon Kaen?

    I know of 2 spots with numbered orange vest motor bike taxis: Mittraphap front of Central and the Family Mart just south of the old train station on Tanon Ban Kok.
  2. When Farangs Go Native

    Other indicators for me is, when I visit USA homeland, I at first hold the spoon in my right hand and thank the cashier girl in Thai.
  3. However having high self-esteem and being a total horse's a&&ss are not mutually exclusive as the current US President amply demonstrates.
  4. Because if something had happened to him and nobody bothered to look for him the posts on here would have been 180 degrees different as to how irresponsible was everyone who might have helped the guy.
  5. When Farangs Go Native

    Made up what? BTW from Wikipedia: The Encyclopædia Britannica defines "political machine" as, "in U.S. politics, a party organization, headed by a single boss or small autocratic group, that commands enough votes to maintain political and administrative control of a city, county, or state" ... and don't tell me what to do: This ain't your show.
  6. When Farangs Go Native

    The relevance was quite simple: Just who the f*&^k are you to come on a topic like this and start telling people that they must have a problem with their own lives?
  7. When Farangs Go Native

    The 'ass kisser' reference was more relevant but that was provided by someone else.
  8. When Farangs Go Native

    "The Boss" reference was not to marrying the daughter of Hizzoner the Mayor but to Bruce Springsteen:
  9. When Farangs Go Native

    ... but some are better at it than others.
  10. When Farangs Go Native

    Sure -- that's because the writing is in Thai language.
  11. When Farangs Go Native

    According to Wikipedia and The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (Second ed. 2003) 27% of the Thai population speaks English. If you feel that there is no need or reason for you to be able to speak with the 73% who don't, that is up to you.
  12. When Farangs Go Native

    How not to have a problem with your own life:
  13. When Farangs Go Native

    Tukky is funny but would better help my ersatz family learn English is if they wanted to learn English but since this is Thailand and they speak Thai pretty well, they seem to be able to get along without it.
  14. When Farangs Go Native

    The big problem once you have learned the alphabet may be no spaces between the words. And I have a great unofficial family here but none of them speaks English.