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  1. 5 points
    Same subject of defamation, I have just read another one on facebook about the Group called The Breakfast Club. Apparently a member gave a restaurant a bad review and now the restaurant is threatening to sue or have them put in jail. This is outrageous, it is like tipping, staff expect a tip even if their service is bad. If you can only give good reviews what is there to keep the standards up? The idea of a bad review should be seen as feedback to make you up your game!!! This can only be bad for service.
  2. 4 points
    Some random but hopefully interesting pics I nicked off the web this past week. Cheerleaders dance during Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 4, 2018. Graffiti in the Athenes neighbourhood of Psiri. A model presents a creation by Ukrainian designer Iva Nerolli during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev, Ukraine, February 5, 2018. Tourists sledding on the frozen Kunming lake outside of Beijing. Woman holding up an umbrella during heavy snowfall in front of the Red Square in Moscow. Murat Gassiev (Russia) and Yunier Dorticos (Cuba) during the second World Boxing Superseries cruiserweight semifinal in Sochi on February 3, 2018. Roscosmos astronauts Anton Shkaplerov and Alexander Mishulin in outer space. A man removes stalks from red chilli peppers at a farm in Shertha village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad February 5, 2018. Colombian bullfighter Guillermo Valencia is on the ground after being hit by a bull during a bullfight at La Macarena bullring in Medellin, Colombia, on February 3, 2018. Runners take part in an Underpants Run on the banks of Danube river in Belgrade on February 4, 2018, while outside temperature approaches zero degree Celsius. Bajau children row pirogue, a long narrow canoe made from a single tree trunk, over crystal-clear water. Fashion queen Angelababy releases a series of fashion photos. Terraced fields in Longji township of Longsheng county, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. Two teams of athletes battle it out in a pool to score goals with a weighted ball during an underwater rugby game in Australia. Players use their endurance, strength and agility to beat the opposition and place the ball in a metal bucket at the bottom of the pool. Models Hillary Choo and Laury Prudent are captured boxing underwater by diver and film director Mick Gleissner. A prospective father paints his pregnant wife's belly during a body painting contest at Chongqing Institute for Women’s and Children’s Health on Nov 2. Models gather at the stage and bow to the audience at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show held in Shanghai Nov 20, 2017.
  3. 4 points
    sure the dogs in the street know who did it i remember when news of the murder came out we were in the rockhouse and someone in the bar said you can be sure some burmese or cambodian worker will be arrested for that how right he was
  4. 4 points
    A few I snapped today. If you can't carry it, wear it.
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  6. 4 points
    Got a few more re-sized from the 18th of October. Tom just about put Dee on the pavement with a quick start.
  7. 4 points
    Thanks for the welcome guys! Here in Cambodia now for a bit of a visit. Good times with Jay and Ian last night.
  8. 4 points
    Trouble free. The board works really well IMO. Kudos for your fine work. Rather than just re-posting the same pics on multiple boards I'm going to try to keep the pics on seaselect exclusive to this board. I take enough along the way to do that I think?
  9. 3 points
    With Songkhran just around the corner here's a few shots from the last few years...
  10. 3 points
    Some of this week's offerings on Sputnik. You need to remember Sputnik sticks very close to the party line and is not about to offend Vlad ( if they know what is good for them). Young dancers during a concert marking Nowruz, on Ala-Too Square in Bishkek, March 21. Two lion cubs play after being released into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo, South Africa. March 19. Alina Zagitova (Russia) performs her short program during the women’s figure skating competition at the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, Italy. March 21. Kosovo's lawmakers react after opposition members released a teargas canister inside the country's parliament in Pristina before a vote for an agreement to ratify or not a border demarcation deal signed in 2015 with Montenegro. March 21. Martha, who has been displaced with her husband and five children for six months, plants seeds in a makeshift camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP's) and returnees in Kabutunga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. March 21. The village of Kabutunga was burned down during an attack, some of the population fled to Kalemie, thirty kilometers away, others stayed in a makeshift displacement camp. People are slowly returning and trying to rebuild their lives. An ongoing conflict between the pygmies and Bantus has displaced 67,000 people around Kalemie and according to Humanitarian agencies up to 650,000 at the peak of the crisis in Tanganyika Province. Safet Halil, 53, stands next to the five storks he saved in the village of Zaritsa on March 21. "I found five frozen storks near the village road the day before yesterday. I took them home, lit the stove to warm them and fed them fish," Safet Halil of Zaritsa told AFP. The return of winter weather in Bulgaria's northeast caught hundreds of migrating birds in an icetrap earlier this week, prompting a surprising response from many locals in the areas around the town of Dulovo. Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Russian winners and medalists from the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. March 20. A fair hostess poses next to a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupe on display at the Techno Classica vintage car fair in Essen, western Germany. March 21. A child runs along a street in front of clouds of billowing smoke following a reported air strike on Douma, the main town of Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta. March 20. Cars drive by vineyards covered in snow, in Chamery, near Reims, in the Champagne region on the eve of the first spring day. March 19. Hostesses serve tea ahead of a speech by China’s President Xi Jinping and the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. March 20. Highland cows are photographed as they graze in the Kilpatrick Hills near Glasgow, Scotland as the cold snap continues to grip the UK. March 18. Cast member Adria Arjona poses at the premiere for "Pacific Rim: Uprising" in Los Angeles, California, US. March 21. A model displays a creation by Ohalu Ando of Japan during the 2018 Autumn/Winter Collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo. March 20.
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    For a member to label a post as spam just cause he has seen it on another forum would make him arrogant in my eyes as he would be depriving other members who are only posting on one forum. I hope we do not have such arrogance here mate!!!
  13. 3 points
    most of them anyway , keep an eye out for ukguy, he is dodgy
  14. 3 points
    Ray....an old smoothie? A few more for you. What do you think of the " spokesmodel" that came out? Jesus, she was really tall and quite the set of gorgeous legs.
  15. 3 points
    Nice to see you back mate.
  16. 3 points
    I am one the most discriminated group in the world iam over 40 yrs, divorced and white. regards grayray
  17. 3 points
    You are being very gentle with them. "Nurture and coddle" seems more to the point ....? A defining point in my mind is the fact that Peter Storm allows their web address to be posted on this forum: http://secretsasia.com/ But if this web address gets posted on their forum it is removed: https://www.seaselect.com That speaks volumes IMO.
  18. 3 points
    A nice rain about 4pm today in Pattaya as I was headed home. And a few snaps at Greenery House just before I headed out.
  19. 3 points
    And that is part of the problem, although a small part IMO. Mongers complain often about what how backward the nation is that they visit or choose to live in but scream to high heaven if the price of their beer or totty goes up in the least bit. We can have neat and tidy streets with storm sewers that work and police who aren't bent but that is gonna cost you.
  20. 3 points
    A few fresh ones from yesterday and today.
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  22. 3 points
    Great idea, I wonder if it will take of here in Australia, then a gain I would pay some of the girls here to keep there clothes on
  23. 2 points
    There is no major change with the Airport Shuttle, you should be able to get your ride on the old equipment. The city is very quiet cause of the election people will be back on the job tomorrow, most of the business were closed for 3 days including most of the bars, the girls will be graving for cash good timing for you. cheers
  24. 2 points
    A picture of the ex girlfriend some years ago!!! Doing it incorrectly!!!!
  25. 2 points
    Sunken World War II Aircraft Carrier Found by Deep-Sea Expedition Known for deep-sea exploration efforts uncovering military ships in the past, Paul Allen's personal search team has helped to discover a lost aircraft carrier. The U.S.S. Lexington has finally been found, decades later and thousands of feet underwater. The crew of Research Vessel Petrel (R/V Petrel), the exploration ship of billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, discovered the wreckage of the World War II-era aircraft carrier Monday. It was found about two miles below the surface of the Coral Sea and more than 500 miles off the eastern coast of Australia. The Lexington is one of the first aircraft carriers built by the U.S. It went down in 1942 with 216 crewmembers and 35 aircraft on board, and it's finally been found. Wartime Relics Allen is the son of a WWII veteran, and the R/V Petrel team had been planning to locate the Lexington for about six months after they were given coordinates for where the sunken ship might be. For this, they retrofitted their 250-foot vessel, originally deployed to the Philippine Sea in 2017, with subsea equipment that can reach depths up to three and a half miles. (Read: "How Microsoft Billionaire Found Largest Sunken Battleship") " We're dealing with an environment out here that is very harsh," Robert Kraft, Allen's director of subsea operations, told media. "It's thousands of meters deep and it's very unpredictable. We're putting, you know, a lot of electronics and high voltage down in very deep waters and sea waters where it shouldn't belong, and so that always presents challenges." First commissioned as a battlecruiser, the Lexington was launched as an aircraft carrier in 1925. On May 4, 1942, the ship fought with the U.S.S. Yorktown against three Japanese carriers in the first carrier-on-carrier battle in history. The Lexington sustained multiple hits from bombs and torpedoes until succumbing on May 8. A secondary explosion had set uncontrollable fires raging through the vessel, triggering the call to abandon ship. The U.S.S. Phelps delivered the final torpedoes that finally sank the ship. (Read: "Wreckage of WWII-Era Warship U.S.S. Indianapolis Found After 72 Years") With U.S. ships nearby, 2,770 crewmen and officers were rescued from the doomed vessel. "Lady Lex" in better days. Several ships went under along with the Lexington. The U.S.'s Sims and Neosho succumbed to the waters, and Yorktown sustained damages. The Japanese carrier Shōhō also went under, and the fleet carrier Shōkaku sustained significant damage. The Battle of the Coral Sea halted a Japanese advance, and it also marked the first time two dueling ships never came within sight of each other. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/03/paul-allen-lexington-underwater-discovery-spd/ And some of the latter pics nicked off the web. 219 crew members were lost with the ship.
  26. 2 points
    Millions in China Journey Home for Lunar New Yea February 14, 2018 2:57 pm BEIJING — Millions in China were boarding trains, planes and automobiles Wednesday as the Lunar New Year travel rush, the world’s largest seasonal human migration, reached its climax. ..... ......Increasing numbers of Chinese have also been traveling abroad in recent years, reflecting rising prosperity among the urban middle class. More than 6.5 million are expected to head overseas this year, according to a joint report from travel agency Ctrip and the China Tourism Academy. Travelers have booked voyages to more than 68 nations and regions, the report said, with Thailand, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Nordic countries among the top destinations. The average Chinese tourist spends about 9,500 yuan (USD$1,500) on a Lunar New Year trip, the report said. http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/international/2018/02/14/millions-china-journey-home-lunar-new-year/ Chiang Mai has been a hit with Chinese tourists during lunar new year for quite a while now.
  27. 2 points
    Made a trip down to Bali Hai Pier today with the Teelack on her day off. Russians, some Thais and a whole lot of Chinese tour groups coming and going on the ferries. At night on Walking Street it appears like the flag carrier is more likely to be the tour guide, but it seems during the day time it is more just whoever drew the short straw and got stuck with the job. The flags are rally points when the tour guide has something to tell them or wants to collect them all I think? The persons who have the job seem to be disinterested participants? So after a bit of people watching.... ....I started to just focus on the flag bearers, 555.
  28. 2 points
    Always get a kick out of the way some of these girls dress.......some not so bad, some like Mama Cass LOL! Kind of surprised so many here with CNY in full swing back home? No? Got some new pics and a new lens the wife bought me, 70-300MM. Will post up shortly and we can trade "long lens photos" LOL!
  29. 2 points
    I was talking to an acquaintance about his visa run trip to Laos. He said when he arrived at immigration at Vientiane airport he had all the forms, money and pics ready, but mistakenly went to the wrong counter. The officer told him he needed to go "over there". He was a little bit passed off, and exclaimed "for fucks sake". The immigration officer slowly rose from his seat, drew himself to his full 5'7", and said "Have you a problem.". My acquaintance quickly apologised an a scampered, tail between his legs, to the correct desk. The italics include what I can imagine it looked like, but the gist is correct
  30. 2 points
  31. 2 points
    Hope you don't mind Steve but I've got to post a few pics for Stu. and my all time favories ( and not my photo ) at about 6 in the morning after an all nighter............... and the Welshman looks totally sober, go figure
  32. 2 points
    Mike "smoothie"as in smooth talker,to get the ladies to pose,or from the old Gillette razor ad on Australian tv back in the 70s "smooth suave and sophisticate" all those legs would look better if they was thrown over my shoulders and the ankles locked around my neck regards grayray
  33. 2 points
    Always good to see a bunch of photos posted, so thank you Footix for all the effort. They always put a smile on my face.
  34. 2 points
    The local coppers were doing a blitz on no helmets by the old bridge in town which was fine as we all had helmets on ---- however many Khmer and quite a few foreigners were caught in the trap as well. Over 100 bikes were impounded. Nobody caught was looking happy No helmet rider or pillions and not done up helmet straps were the targets This was announced on the 1st Jan as a blitz across Cambodia and it is pretty severe punishment 1: Bike impounded for 3 days and a decent fine 1st offense 2: Bike impounded for 3 months and a larger fine 2nd offense 3: Bike confiscated and jail time 3rd offense Made me wonder what the tourists do as mostly you have to leave your passport as security and the rental company wont return it without the bike returned. What if you were moving on the next day? Then the issue of unregister and no plate local bikes - how do theu prove it is their bike when the time is up? Next day the cops were on the Snooky road and had about anotheer sixty bikes confiscated Also on the Kep road with another bounty Day after they were back on the Snooky road so they are working hard
  35. 2 points
  36. 2 points
    Just did a trip to Kampot with BM Scott2525 and my gf on the recently revived rail service that goes from PP to Sihanoukville with stops in Takeo and Kampot. I will do a seperate report on Kampot, Kep and Bokor but this one will be about the train only. Tickets for 3 adults and 2 motorbikes was $56 return - a bargain when you consider you probably would spend $5 in petrol riding there and have to fight your way out of PP and, although the road is pretty good and not as busy as the Snooky road, it would be a hot ride nonetheless. Currently the service runs only on Friday / Saturday / Sunday with mostly 2 trains per day in each direction but it is hoped this frequency will be increased in the high season which is about to begin. Royal Railway Cambodia ---- http://royal-railway.com Wiki ---- https://en.wikipedia...ort_in_Cambodia Seat61 ---- http://www.seat61.com/Cambodia.htm Train site ---- http://traincambodia.com The Route: The Station in PP is very handily located
  37. 2 points
    From yesterday and today.
  38. 2 points
    A few when I was out shopping with the Teelack at Central Marina near the north end of Second Road this afternoon. And a few late afternoon down by the ocean on the way home. Back to some goyles tomorrow.
  39. 2 points
    Some pics I took on Soi Bhuakow a few days ago.
  40. 2 points
    Preparations for Loy Krathong.
  41. 2 points
    Teelack tells me they are required to wear black for another two days, the 28th and 29th and then things are back to normal colors. Not to be disrespectful but it is about time. It's been over one year now. The Land of Smiles has turned into the Land of Black. i had a friend fly in from Malaysia a couple days back and he said immigration at Swampy was very, very light and his priority pass was of little value since there were no lines. All of these holidays and business disruptions have taken a toll on the economy. It's about time for Thailand to get back to work.
  42. 2 points
    I'm staying close to home for the next few days because of the special days for Rama Nine so I'm catching up on photo files. Some I never got around to re-sizing and posting from February...... I doubt I will ever learn to appreciate "the look"? I think there may be some fresh sausage in this pic? What it looks like before and after I've chosen my target.
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  44. 2 points
    Lunch at Le Epi D'Or in Kampot - awesome bread Next ferret around Fish Island - nice Wat
  45. 2 points
    Back to Kampot on the land hunt but took Peter Storm this time for 3 nights and 4 days Was still Pchum Ben and the drive down was busy with lots of traffic in both directions so took about 3 1/2 hours to get there. Settled into the house and went to meet Ned Kelly in town but hit a major traffic jam crossing the bridge but got to the Gym Bar on time. Big rain storm was brewing Pissed down for an hour or more heavily yet when we went to eat at Veronicas a km away it was dry and hadn't rained at all Had the fish and chips again - pretty good
  46. 2 points
    Yeah lets blame @UKGUY45 for all the bad shit that happens.
  47. 2 points
    She stands out for all the right reasons!!!
  48. 2 points
    It really depends on the person coming here and how their attitude is. For me I found that I became very cynical with Pattaya, I had the feeling than that I had to always be careful with quite a number of people both thai and farang. Here in Cambodia it was strange for the first few weeks cause the people were so friendly and the did not seem to be any angles. I am saying this because I have heard itcomments from both Cambodians and Barangs about how people are treated. If you come here with a friendly, polite approach, look respectable and treat people with respect you will have a lovely time and it will be cheaper than thailand. The girls here are not the hardened thai girls, they are a lot more shy and often looking for a boyfriend. Quite a high percentage will not be quick to go with you until they know you a while. It is not the quick turnaround short time like pattaya. If you have the mentality thinking that you can get very drunk and groping with the girls they will shay away. I have heard comments from some girls about this and they hate it. Having lived here for a few years it is really lovely to have girls that are far more genuine and polite to be with. You do not get the mind blowing experiences that you get in Pattaya so if that is what you are looking for stick to that but if you want a genuine GFE Cambodia would be more attractive to you.
  49. 2 points
    I had one in my late teens and early 20's. I got married at 24 and the day after, I shaved it off. The new wife was horrified as I did not look the same as in the wedding photos!!!
  50. 2 points
    Please have a look at this "poor" lade 54 seconds into this clip. >--/> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDy6SsGTB9k
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