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by PatrickK
Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Farang Can Learn Thai Language รักภาษาไทย
Topic: About The Archive Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 9825

About The Archive Forum

This forum is an "archive" of the Facebook group. While the Facebook group is active, threads can't be categorized or linked to, and as a result, after a few days threads are pretty much gone and unused. SolveThai solves this problem by pulling all of the threads, replies, and users, and posting the...
by PatrickK
Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: The word 'Farang' ฝรั่ง
Replies: 2
Views: 2043

The word 'Farang' ฝรั่ง

There have been many discussions about the word ฝรั่ง, and what it means - is it offensive, racist, or neutral? There was some brief discussion about it here . One thing I've noticed about it is that it gives a lot of Thais a major over generalization of white people. I've had many Thais ask me "do ...
by PatrickK
Sun Sep 07, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Housing Bubble in Bangkok?
Replies: 0
Views: 2633

Housing Bubble in Bangkok?

Is there a housing bubble in Bangkok? I've thought about this a fair amount, with literally 6 new condos built within the last 8 months just from my view of the bacony. Of the 2 condos I've lived in here, none have been full, maybe 60-70% full. It seems to me a lot condos are sitting half full, and ...
by PatrickK
Sun Sep 07, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: General Thai Language
Topic: Mormon Missionaries Learning Thai
Replies: 0
Views: 1198

Mormon Missionaries Learning Thai

Awhile back Richard made a post about how Mormons learn Thai, which you can find here : The discussion became quite heavy, and was removed on the FB group, so he re-wrote it into a blog post here:
by PatrickK
Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Member Introduction
Topic: Hello, I'm Patrick
Replies: 0
Views: 3758

Hello, I'm Patrick

Hello all, I'm Patrick, originally from Denver, Colorado but have lived abroad for a few years (spent some time in England and then to Asia). I've been living in Bangkok the last 22 months, though traveling outside of Thailand of nearly half of that. Since moving to Thailand, I've been very interest...
by PatrickK
Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome to!
Replies: 0
Views: 3676

Welcome to!

Welcome to, a community to study the Thai Language. The goal of this community is to supplement the current Facebook group. In our opinion Facebook groups leave huge amount of excellent discussion behind - old discussions are hard to find, can't be linked to, or categorized, and as a r...
by PatrickK
Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: If not Thai, what language?
Replies: 10
Views: 12579

If not Thai, what language?

We are all here to learn Thai and contribute to an ever growing community. If you weren't studying Thai at this time, what language would you be studying and why?