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BANGKOK 22 February 2019 15:59
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There is a reason why expats are not glued to their TV sets like the West

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1 minute ago, catman20 said:

that you post :cheesy: only joking

True mate, the only tv in our home is used as the monitor for the cctv.

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7 hours ago, Grusa said:

What is that hanging in the lower right hand corner? Should it not be censored?

who cares !

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On 7/15/2018 at 9:58 AM, Lungstib said:

Even in the U.K. (till I was 27) I never watched much TV. Then I spent many years in adventure travel and TV wasn't available. Since spending more time in a home in Thailand I have found the TV to be almost impossible to watch. The programs are poor and the ads so awful that I drive my wife crazy with my comments. Books took over in my mid 20's and are still my main form of evening entertainment.

Back in the UK I never watched anything live except football matches, anything I wanted to watch, I just 

taped it on video.

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On 7/15/2018 at 11:26 AM, marko kok prong said:

Thai tv is unwatchable,i have netflix.

Unfortunately, Netflix all to often give you a TV series, you watch it then find

the last part of the series is missing.

The also start some series's from halfway through.

ie Blue Bloods started around series 3, finished around series 4. then came series 6, and then finished again.

    Doctor Martin gave you the whole series up to series 7, then missed out the last series which was series 8.

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22 hours ago, earlinclaifornia said:

Added to Netflix I like the free movie web sites. Three are my favorites. I avoid CAM movies on all. Quit US TV 30 years ago

Some of these free movie websites just buffer all the time.

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19 hours ago, Thingamabob said:

Please, no more rubbish from this clown. 

Who are you talking about?

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6 hours ago, catman20 said:

who cares !

Not.I. I just thought it amusing. It's not what it looks like, but I can't quite make out what it actually is.

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Well I get up, have brekkies, help Mrs Owl with the housework. Then it's time for lunch. After lunch (and the dishes) i read a book. Then it time for tea. After tea (and the washing up) it's time for sex. After three more hours it's time for bed.

 

On days when it is not raining I go fishing instead of reading.

 

Have no time for tv.

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4 hours ago, possum1931 said:

Some of these free movie websites just buffer all the time.

I recommend fiber upgrade for rectifying any buffering issues. My 106 Mbps speed has no lagging.

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Becoming so easy to guess who is writer of this Dสมน cheesy slop, even before you open the thread.

 

Guy just tell it for real will you?!!

 

-is getting to dสmn expensive to go out nightime, most place in the west.

 

-westerners at home, many just so bored with life.

just get doped out on weed and can watch anything. even if tv turned off!

 

-there is only rubbish, silly lackhorns, and 30 year old movies show on thai TV.

 who can be interest in this anyway?

 

-cheap beer, cheap women and many places like Pattaya for angry, young, horny, silly yobbos to run wild.

 

and as for old farts, to say the letters TV , to them the only meaning is ThaiVisa

 

where can go moan and winge about Thai lady and loosing house and assets!

 

 

 

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Watching TV is something one does when one has no purpose and nothing useful to do with one's life.

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On 7/16/2018 at 7:51 PM, tingtongtourist said:

Becoming so easy to guess who is writer of this Dสมน cheesy slop, even before you open the thread.

 

Guy just tell it for real will you?!!

 

-is getting to dสmn expensive to go out nightime, most place in the west.

 

-westerners at home, many just so bored with life.

just get doped out on weed and can watch anything. even if tv turned off!

 

-there is only rubbish, silly lackhorns, and 30 year old movies show on thai TV.

 who can be interest in this anyway?

 

-cheap beer, cheap women and many places like Pattaya for angry, young, horny, silly yobbos to run wild.

 

and as for old farts, to say the letters TV , to them the only meaning is ThaiVisa

 

where can go moan and winge about Thai lady and loosing house and assets!

 

 

 

Plenty of old men propping up bars.... Unfortunately they often have similar stories

 

Came with life savings and bought land, built mansion and farm and new car etc for the wife + parents

 

Soon ran out of cash and got turfed out etc

 

I buy them a pint if they catch me on a good day but its a sad but not uncommon story 

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I'm losing the will to live reading this guys incredible 'insights'

 

Fwiw, I completely disagree with him. People in the UK have way more of a better social life than the average expat here, here it is either sitting at home, in a bar, or in a mall. The simple fact is it's usually too hot to do anything.

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On 7/17/2018 at 9:18 AM, AlQaholic said:

Watching TV is something one does when one has no purpose and nothing useful to do with one's life.

I have no purpose and nothing to do with my life.

So mostly I drink beer (and smoke weed in the UK).

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