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More Difficult?

24 April 2015, TV = 1145.7 hours

AUA: advanced class = 1147 hours, total class time = 2085 hours

The thing that strikes me about สามีตีตรา (samee tee tra) — I’m watching last year’s version, though what I had really wanted was to rewatch the 2001 version, but that, unfortunately, has been taken down — is how much “harder” it is than มณีสวาท (manee sawat). continued…

Hmmm….

16 June 2014, TV = 793.1 hours

I just started watching the 2011 version of รอยมาร roy marn, and here’s Bee using the exact words used by one of the characters in the 2001 สามีตีตรา samee tee tra; it would seem that this is indeed some kind of expression or aphorism in Thai, as I had surmised continued…

Lakorn Koan

28 May 2014, TV = 775.9 hours

From สามีตีตรา samee tee tra (2001)

This sounds aphoristic. It actually sounds quite close to a Zen koan that’s so well known it’s cliché, except that the context here gives what Pisut says a practical, down to earth meaning that the koan seems to lack. continued

The Last Couple Months: A Look Back

24 April 2014; AT5 = 1063 hours; total class time = 2001 hours; TV = 733.2 hours

The Numbers

During a 47-day period stretching from late February through early April, I logged 228.9 hours of unsubtitled Thai-language TV and movies – an average of 4.9 hours per day. continued…

Set The Dial On The Wayback Machine!

14 March 2014; AT5 = 1063 hours; total class time = 2001 hours; TV = 588.5 hours

A happy threesome: Ann Thongprasom, Au Tanakorn Posayanon, and an original 1999 "clamshell" iBook G3; from the 2001 สามี ตีตรา samee tee tra.

A happy threesome: Ann Thongprasom, Au Tanakorn Posayanon, and an original 1999 “clamshell” iBook G3; from the 2001 สามี ตีตรา samee tee tra.

 

I’m currently vibing to turn-of-the-millenium lakorn thanks to kaesaed2‘s excellent vintage collection on youtube. continued…