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Old 25th March 2019, 01:31 AM   #1
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Thailand Election

I can't say I'd been watching too closely, but I confess to a touch of surprise at the people voting for the army to keep running the country.

I'm sure Foolmewunz can fill us in on the details...

Was it just the opposition vote being split, or were darker forces in play? I haven't seen any claims of rigging and the result didn't look too different from pre-election polls.
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Old 29th March 2019, 11:04 PM   #2
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There was something interesting on the news...

A reporter was doing a "piece to camera" and in the background, it could be seen that an official looking person was sitting at a desk.

There was a queue of soldiers, lined up at the desk, and the official was inspecting every vote before approving each soldier to put their vote into the ballot box.

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Haha! That old chestnut. Nothing like a loaded gun to produce a loaded result.
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