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    i have had no ends of foolishness from Telecable...

    i have had no ends of foolishness from Telecable Central in POP, to the point that i just cancelled them. i do not know much about this stuff, but i think the local guys all want to steal the signal,...
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    you see, beeza, what you just posted about the...

    you see, beeza, what you just posted about the highways is the same response i have made when people talk about all the positive glories of tourism...they forget that governments have finite assets,...
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    i read that. i do not like them, either....

    i read that. i do not like them, either. actually, i do not drink, but i just tasted this one, since it was there.

    i would like to try one of their red varieties..the white stuff was very...
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    i was surprised to see that one of the old...

    i was surprised to see that one of the old mainstay bars on Pedro Clisante has been taken over by Chinese, and is now a purveyor of assorted merchandise , from socks to lampshades, it seems.
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    i know nothing about their cultural attributes,...

    i know nothing about their cultural attributes, since i have very little exposure to them on any level. i just happen to know a lady who works in a Chinese store in the Javilla, and she says that she...
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    then some chica pours a beaker of it and chases...

    then some chica pours a beaker of it and chases it with 911.

    i feel the same way about LEYENDA and the old Appleton rums.
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    some reviews. i like the one that says ...

    some reviews. i like the one that says

    ''wonderful nose''.

    https://www.rumratings.com/brands/833-ron-quorhum-30-year
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    as i say, when Cdn is right, he is right as rain....

    as i say, when Cdn is right, he is right as rain. this is 2019. there is no reason for these repetitive power outages in a place like POP. i can understand a campo where all there is is brush and...
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    WW, have you ever tried a rum called Bayou? i...

    WW, have you ever tried a rum called Bayou? i tried the white version..made for sipping...it was lovely.
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    tell me about the things Dominicans have done to...

    tell me about the things Dominicans have done to ''push back'' against outsiders. i live in POP, and there is a Chinese operation of sorts everywhere you look. i see no indicators of rebellion..
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    fear not. in 10 years the Chinese will have...

    fear not. in 10 years the Chinese will have bought out the area, and you will be able to get a fake Rolex and Michael Kors bag at every other store which is not a pica pollo..
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    i did not say middle level managers. i said...

    i did not say middle level managers. i said middle level service people. the wife of my very good friend speaks fluent English, and works in a service position above menial labor and barmaid. she...
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    this is really giving you some difficulty. let us...

    this is really giving you some difficulty. let us say that if all the money goes to Senor Ramos, in Spain, or if it stays with Butch Stewart, which do you think is more beneficial to Jamaica?
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    i happen to know all that. i went to high school...

    i happen to know all that. i went to high school with members of Butch's family. it might not be owned by 10,000 Jamaicans, but Butch does not have to send the profits to Spain, so Jamaica stands to...
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    i made a simple statement. if you want to dispute...

    i made a simple statement. if you want to dispute it, then learn some common courtesy, and refrain from cheap shot attempts to be rude.

    i am not going to even waste my time discussing this with...
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    pretty much all of the Caribbean depends on...

    pretty much all of the Caribbean depends on tourism. the difference lies in the configuration of the ownership of the assets. when almost all your hotels and equipment are owned by foreigners,...
  17. xstew, he is not merely a public servant. he owns...

    xstew, he is not merely a public servant. he owns the major cable tv station, has major shares in the other, has numerous business interests, and comes from money. he is not hurting.
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    actually, i would really appreciate it when you...

    actually, i would really appreciate it when you point out these condescending responses.

    you see, you are on this quest to outdo me in a debate, and you choose every subject i post on, even if you...
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    don't worry about me. i am fine. i am happy to...

    don't worry about me. i am fine. i am happy to the point that i don't have to try to insult people to fool myself into believing i am great. keep your focus on trying to explain why you doubt the...
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    here you go, bob...your question is best...

    here you go, bob...your question is best addressed to Forbes..
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    by the way, bob, you do know the difference...

    by the way, bob, you do know the difference between income and wealth, right? do you know how many guys earning a million per year are in debt?
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    there is no grammatical conundrum. rental is what...

    there is no grammatical conundrum. rental is what you pay to utilize capital. you can rent a building, a car, garments, whatever.

    economic rent is the difference one receives for the use of...
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    actually, bob, i am not the one doing the...

    actually, bob, i am not the one doing the including, but i must admit that i predicted , way back when, that someone would ask if that includes Oprah, and Michael Jordan..
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    rent and rental are two different things. tread...

    rent and rental are two different things. tread lightly here, Big...
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    very true. i stand corrected..

    very true. i stand corrected..
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