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About wimpy

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  1. Huawei P9 Screen Replacement Chiang Mai

    Now there is some good information. Thanks for that. With frame is definitely the way to go. Had watched videos replacing just the screen, and it looked like a nasty job.
  2. Have a Huawei P9 that needs a new screen and digitizer. Easy to buy on Ebay, but having trouble finding someone in Chiang Mai willing to do the install. Apparently an involved operation. The Huawei repair center wants more than the value of the phone to replace it. Anyone have a recommendation for a skilled technician? Thanks.
  3. Opera Hotel Bangkok Still Open?

    Wow. Thanks for that. I think I first stayed there about 28 years ago too. I saw it written up in an article about Bangkok's retro hotels. Got me missing it. Figured I would stay there on my next visit to Bangkok. Too late.
  4. Opera Hotel Bangkok Still Open?

    That is too bad. Where I stayed on my first visit to Thailand many years ago. Was looking forward to a visit for old times sake.
  5. Anyone know if the Opera Hotel on Phetburi Soi 11 is still in existence? None of the tel. numbers I have for them are working. Thanks.
  6. I suppose it is possible that some money changers are processing the transaction as a purchase. If they are, you can bet they are reflecting the 3-4% fees, the CC companies are charging them, in a poorer exchange rate.
  7. I would love to know the exchange rate you received and the date the transaction took place, when your credit card was billed as a purchase and not a cash advance.
  8. Thanks, but I prefer to publicize collusion, when I see it.
  9. ATMs save them a ton in labor costs. A reasonable fee on par with other countries would be fine.
  10. Used to use them when they were free. The exchange rate was always on a par with other ATMs.
  11. I don't pay them either, but would prefer Schwab wasn't being hit with them. Always afraid they will get fed up, and stop offering that perk.
  12. I can't comment on that. Two withdrawals from two different bank ATMs. with my Schwab Visa branded debit card. No fees charged on either. That never happens in Thailand.
  13. Just returned from Kuala Lumpur. $0 ATM fees for foreign debit cards. How civilized.
  14. Should have bought the bitcoin when I mentioned it. You would be substantially better off this morning. LOL.
  15. The last time I used the online system, six months ago, I got the approved report back in five minutes. Chiang Mai used to process them.