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    Look, I know nothing about either of these...

    Look, I know nothing about either of these stores, but a single price comparison does not make a "ripoff place." Have you found this to be a consistent trend? Is one selling...
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    If anyone is really interest in this subject,...

    If anyone is really interest in this subject, they should read Walter J. Ong's book "Orality and Literacy."
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    This does seem to be a bit of a problem. A lot...

    This does seem to be a bit of a problem.

    A lot of Americans gravitate towards doctors who are specialists who have studied out of the country.

    I don't intend for this to be the final answer to...
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    I can see I touched a nerve here. Pretty soon,...

    I can see I touched a nerve here. Pretty soon, this is going to turn into Slashdot.

    Maybe we should switch the subject to something more benign like politics or religion.

    I really didn't mean...
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    I didn't mean to start a holy war. Also, I am not...

    I didn't mean to start a holy war. Also, I am not a true expert or even a professional, but I do have a fairly well rounded understanding of web development principles for a non-expert.

    There are...
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    Perhaps this should be rephrased

    I wouldn't call Dreamweaver a professional website development tool. It is a nice piece of software and might be useful to some professionals in some areas. It is mainly for doing static sites which...
  7. Thread: Guitar lessons?

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    Guitar lessons?

    I am living in Santo Domingo (northwest side) and want to learn to play classical (nylon-stringed) guitar.

    Does anyone know someone who gives lessons or have an idea how to get in touch with...
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    Already in effect

    It seems from the newspapers that the free trade agreement has already taken effect as of today as was announced by the "Secretaría de Estado de Industria y Comercio."

    I don't believe that it...
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    When?

    So when does it take effect for goods shipped into the Dominican Republic?

    Does it apply to anything that is shipped after March 1?
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    aquaponics?

    I am interested in trying out aquaponics on a very small (ie backyard or countertop) basis. I have never raised fish or done hydroponics. I think I more or less have a decent handle on the basic...
  11. Thread: worm composting

    by lhtown
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    I've got worms!

    Many, many thanks to all who responded and helped.

    Yesterday, I brought home about 1,000 healthy new babies. Allright, my wife is hesitant to claim them, but the red worms now have a new home...
  12. Thread: worm composting

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    worm composting

    Keith, Caco, anyone?

    I am still wanting to set up a worm bed for exactly the same reasons that I described a year ago. http://www.dr1.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27785

    The only difference is...
  13. Thread: Moving sales?

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    Moving sales?

    Am I missing something? I see there are two moving sales listed in the classifieds with the same day.

    Not only that, but they are both in Santo Domingo. Are we expecting a cold winter or is...
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    Yawn.

    This has all been discussed thoroughly before. Probably the reason that the second part of the process receives less attention is that those who do stay long enough to need it are sometimes able to...
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    FYI, all of the critters fled to Haiti where they...

    FYI, all of the critters fled to Haiti where they were then eaten.

    End of story.

    I have to agree that the noise thing can really get out of hand. Just last night, I had trouble getting to sleep...
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    As with old folks homes, decent mental facilities...

    As with old folks homes, decent mental facilities are scarce to non-existent here to my knowledge. Generally, such persons or cared for by their own families. Some live pretty much in the streets. As...
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    True enough, it can definitely be done cheaper....

    True enough, it can definitely be done cheaper. As for me, I paid (in total costs) as I recall much more for much worse service. Also, don't forget it is a two-step process as Robert mentions. The...
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    I have never noticed it. In fact, I don't recall...

    I have never noticed it. In fact, I don't recall that I have ever known anyone here who had cancer. Of course, I live in an area where there are a good number of younger families.
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    If what you are talking about is true and it...

    If what you are talking about is true and it could be given the places you described, what you are dealing with is basically classism not racism imho.

    Some percieve it to be racism since it...
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    A perpetual motion machine sounds more feasible...

    A perpetual motion machine sounds more feasible and much closer to market.... The only problem with the perpetual motion machine currently is that it violates the laws of physics. Everything else has...
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    I live in the far northwest part of the city off...

    I live in the far northwest part of the city off Av. Republica de Colombia (5 minutes from the cemetery Cristo Redentor) in one of the new urbanizations that are being built there. As with so many...
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    You must have called Clinica Abel Gonzalez on Av....

    You must have called Clinica Abel Gonzalez on Av. Independencia. Her office is on the second floor across the hall from the delivery rooms at Clinica Abel Gonzalez on Av. Abraham Lincoln. There are...
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    There are plenty of them in SD. I happen to live...

    There are plenty of them in SD. I happen to live in one.

    Edited to clarify: I live in a middle class non gated non guarded place not the multi million dollar house on the cliff. Those are pretty...
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    Right now, it is hard to get almost any kind of...

    Right now, it is hard to get almost any kind of job in Santo Domingo. There are a lot of people who have been let go because of the economy. I didn't say, impossible, but very difficult to find...
  25. Thread: Volunteer work

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    I would have to agree that in order to truly help...

    I would have to agree that in order to truly help people, you generally have to look past the immediate need. Also, I believe it to be true that most charity work sees few results. Either it seeks to...
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