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  1. rwdrwdrwd

    Food Panda delivery now in Hua Hin

    I prefer to support Hua Hin Richest (https://www.huahinrichest.com/) because: 1. They are independent and locally run 2. They have a far wider selection of restaurants 3. If Food Panda is anything like as bad as it is in Bangkok, the reliability of HHR is 100x better. Looking now at 2pm, FoodPanda offer delivery four restaurants (one of which is McDonalds), HHR offer delivery from eighteen. This is to a location around 8km from the clock tower, not a huge distance considering the spread of HH. Hopefully they don't sell out to FP, or lose a battle on the basis of name recognition.
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    Cheap robot vacuum cleaners any good?

    They are dreadful, loud, and take far too long to do the job ineptly.
  3. Hopefully next time she shows everything and gets rid of a few of the puritan bellends via heart attacks.
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    Samut Sakhon pub raided, 123 test positive for drugs

    Just like smoking, alcohol, and sugar. Perhaps society should aim to educate people how to research, judge based upon evidence, and (should they choose to partake in any of the myriad of unhealthy activities, legal or not, that exist) consciously moderate their intake of them or exposure to them. Much more effective than attempting to "ban everything" - an authoritarian approach that never has, and never will, work. Thankfully the world is quickly changing, and society is increasingly recognising the right of individuals to make their own choices in life. It's a shame the modern world has left you behind. The only deluded and out of touch person in this discussion is you, demonstrated by your earlier knee-jerk and entirely factually incorrect statement. I look forward with bated breath to your next pathetic, badly phrased, barely considered and bizarrely formatted dismissive rebuttal.
  5. But the AEU / Leyland thing was the mid-late 70s, which correlates perfectly. Strongly suspect that the wikipedia article just is referencing the wrong name, AEEU (post merger) rather than AEU (pre merger). I'm no expert on trade unions, before my time, but the brief research I have done seems to indicate they had a heavy commie influence, rather than being right wing. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/derek-robinson-giant-of-the-trades-union-movement-in-the-seventies-a8035526.html
  6. Yeah or "My intention was to show solidarity with the 1000 people murdered by the Egyptian military in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square on the 14th August 2013 ".
  7. Formed by merging the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU) with the Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and Plumbing Union (EETPU) I suspect he was an organizer for the former, which was active from 1968 to 1992.
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    Samut Sakhon pub raided, 123 test positive for drugs

    They are also, ironically, often the root cause of serious substance abuse (as opposed to recreational use) in youngsters. They often raise children in an environment where it is repeatedly emphasized simply that "drugs are bad", no analysis or explanations of the shades of grey, drugs are all bad and they are all just as bad as each other. Often when their kids encounter weed through their peers as young adults (which is inevitable) and discover that none of the horror stories appear to be true, they quickly and eagerly shift on to much harder drugs without any sense of moderation or consideration - after all, they have been taught that drugs are all bad and all the same, and yet weed seemed fine after all, smack is probably fine too. Have literally seen this happen to kids I knew growing up, it was, without exception, either the children that basically had received no parenting whatsoever or those came from very strict authoritarian homes that ended up as people with very serious addiction issues - injecting heroin and smoking crack by the age of 20, a number of them now dead, some in their early 20s.
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    Samut Sakhon pub raided, 123 test positive for drugs

    You have no idea what you are talking about. Why do you even bother commenting without ensuring your blinkered view is correct? It's literally a a 1 minute google search to prove you are wrong. Firstly, "decriminalization" means "not sanctioned under criminal law" - It does not mean "legal", civil penalties can still be in levied, but not criminal penalties. "Civil penalties" means fines or behavioral orders, never "prison" and nothing that leads to a "criminal record". 1. Portugal decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 2001 2. Uruguay never previously criminalized it, but 'expressly' decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 1974 3. Ecuador decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 2013 4. Mexico decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 2009 5. Spain decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 2015 6. Italy decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 1990 7. Brazil decriminalized the possession of small amounts for personal use of ANY drug in 2006 8. Norway's parliament voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts for personal of ANY drug in 2017 9. In 2009 the Argentine Supreme court ruled it was "unconstitutional to prosecute citizens for having drugs for their personal use - 'adults should be free to make lifestyle decisions without the intervention of the state'" 10. In 1994 the German Federal Constitutional Court ruled that drug addiction was not a crime, nor was the possession of small amounts of drugs for personal use. Free bit of advice - when you suspect another person is talking nonsense, it's a good idea to verify that is the case before stating it.
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    Samut Sakhon pub raided, 123 test positive for drugs

    As opposed to an underdose of life experience, and a propensity to judge others. I know which I'd prefer. MDMA is decriminalised in plenty of very pleasant jurisdictions (Portugal, the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Uruguay among others), and undergoing medical trials in many more - the US might be next to approve it http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/mdma-could-be-sold-legal-fda-approved-drug-just-5-years
  11. Where has he denied he supports the Palestinian cause? He has stated "The next Labour government will recognise Palestine as a state as one step towards a genuine two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict". And plenty of people consider this a good thing, myself included. Likewise not signing up to the badly conceived IHRA definition https://freespeechonisrael.org.uk/ihra-opinion/#sthash.IP1tmK3q.dpbs And screw Netanyahu and his opinions - dreadful individual.
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    Convert vinyl LP to MP3

    Yeah, definitely worth checking Soulseek first. What record is it?
  13. Australians I say, let's get rid of all the bikies involved in the lucrative meth trade to Australasia. Then all the English speaking nations to catch the paedos - no smoke without fire. Eastern euros for credit card fraud. Sorted.
  14. As someone that did the full Thai driving test process for both motorcycle and car (since at the time I lived in a backwood province and they were adamant it wasn't possible to get one on the basis my foreign license) I would suggest the issue is with the actual test process. Driving a car / bike around a go kart sized track for 5 minutes without hitting any cones or forgetting to indicate at the two "junctions", and performing a parallel park with enough space for a minibus isn't especially in depth. Especially when if one fails they can return the next day and try again, and repeat until they pass.
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