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Forum: Losing Weight 05-09-2013, 07:35 AM
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Broccoli??

Just how many carbohydrates have been in 1 cup of cooked broccoli??
Forum: Basketball 04-10-2013, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Yswxomvy
Dirk Performs Difficult

http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/61/full.getty-basket-world-jpn-ger-ngr_12_29_21_am.jpg...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By Yswxomvy
Remember how that Thai girl made him CRY a river?...

Remember how that Thai girl made him CRY a river?

Anyway, the good news is his tears have dried up and I understand he's got a new Teeruk ( a non-Thai) who makes him smile now....
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 168
Posted By Yswxomvy
Yuzu, I am rushing and will be away for the...

Yuzu,

I am rushing and will be away for the weekend. But I left a Visitor's Message at your profile. I will also give my thoughts when I get back.
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Yswxomvy
I share your observation that bluntness can be...

I share your observation that bluntness can be sometimes harmful in that it can build defensiveness and that even in the West many cannot "process direct criticism". However, it is noteworthy that ...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,314
Posted By Yswxomvy
hunsolo said - " I have a mouse pad that Nooch...

hunsolo said - " I have a mouse pad that Nooch sent me, with illustration of that holiday-the Loy Kratong,...not sure whats it all about, only read it has something to do with full moon,..but it...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By Yswxomvy
I do, too, especially the thick kind. It goes...

I do, too, especially the thick kind. It goes well with coffee, better than Coffeemate. Some mix it with rice and dried fish or dried meat. Talk of cultural diets!
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By Yswxomvy
[quote=piyapo;132437]Hi, I have been here for a...

[quote=piyapo;132437]Hi, I have been here for a while, and this is my first time for posting topic.
I am a Thai exchange teacher who is working in USA (Wisconsin). Would you mind fill out this...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Yswxomvy
No worries. You could also take 'farang' to mean...

No worries. You could also take 'farang' to mean a 'foreigner'. Then just make an adjustment here and there to make your reply fit.
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By Yswxomvy
No. I was actually recommending that you...

No.

I was actually recommending that you exhaust your means and do it more systematically before you say die.

I suggested that you reflect on your previous efforts and improve on what aspects...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By Yswxomvy
Now I understand better why Thailand is called...

Now I understand better why Thailand is called "Land of Smiles". Haha!

More about Thai smiles, seriously speaking, I had seen some Thais smile in situations where a more categorical verbal answer...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By Yswxomvy
Losing face??

hello this may seem like a strange question. but it is important. i want to know how important reputation is in Thai culture because my girlfriend is Thai and i really need to know this but she is...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,082
Posted By Yswxomvy
I understand what you mean. I was involved in a...

I understand what you mean. I was involved in a project where our team taught trainers/trainors from different Asian countries how to deal with adult learners (principles of andragogy). One of the...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 168
Posted By Yswxomvy
You have an interesting subject of study. We can...

You have an interesting subject of study. We can answer these half-heartedly or sloppily. But if you want to get meaningful answers from this forum there are certain things that you should take note...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,257
Posted By Yswxomvy
That would have been perfect! I was...

That would have been perfect!

I was invited to a similar gathering in another country, and we, the non-Thais, had been promised that there wouldn't be any water splashing. Otherwise, we...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By Yswxomvy
This is nothing strange where I come from. "White...

This is nothing strange where I come from. "White cheese' or 'cottage cheese', the kind of cheese produced out of buffalo's milk, is well-liked in the area. My company is presently assisting a...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Yswxomvy
Trangam, Even your own M. Ghandi said, "They...

Trangam,

Even your own M. Ghandi said, "They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them."
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 423
Posted By Yswxomvy
Oh, YOU do not take offence! Great. But in a...

Oh, YOU do not take offence! Great. But in a heterogenous group, there's bound to be mixed reactions. Sure, there will be other persons like you who would choose to enjoy the wit. But there will...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 690
Posted By Yswxomvy
I got a 45 and a huge headache. LOL Why, some...

I got a 45 and a huge headache. LOL Why, some words looked like they were just concocted off the cuff and do not appear in any lexicon in the world! LOL Some of my right answers were wild shots,...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By Yswxomvy
LOL. Security from the elements is a basic need,...

LOL. Security from the elements is a basic need, per Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. So the sin sodt has covered that.

For that matter it also covers the next level, "need to belong". When the...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Yswxomvy
Grayem, Thanks for the link. The paper...

Grayem,

Thanks for the link. The paper presented a clear overview of the three categories of losing face in Thai context, namely: 1) sia naa, 2) khaay naa, an 3) raksaa naa.

I cannot help...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Yswxomvy
Technically, I am not a farang. But as those who...

Technically, I am not a farang. But as those who know me closely note (including the thread starter, Betti), I demonstrate some amount of farang orientation. (Actually, there is a reason for that.)...
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 945
Posted By Yswxomvy
http://www.thailandqa.com/forum/images/smilies/lau...

http://www.thailandqa.com/forum/images/smilies/laughlong.gifhttp://www.thailandqa.com/forum/images/smilies/laughlong.gifhttp://www.thailandqa.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.pnghttp://www.thailandqa....
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 945
Posted By Yswxomvy
These days, if a girl has number 2 quality, she...

These days, if a girl has number 2 quality, she could have 1, 3, 4, and 5 as well. So easy! http://www.thailandqa.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.png
Forum: Asia 09-21-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 423
Posted By Yswxomvy
In a mixed group, some may find a particular...

In a mixed group, some may find a particular ethnic joke or insult humor appealing. Others may find it appalling--and even tasteless and disrespectful.

Needless to say, those who would appreciate...
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