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    Manners, consideration for others and appropriate...

    Manners, consideration for others and appropriate behavior when out in public - obviously something some single Moms neglected to teach their children.

    Don't wish to be labelled as uncouth and a...
  2. I have/had a preference for Metro as well....

    I have/had a preference for Metro as well. However the 05:30 Caribe Tours express to SD gets me there the earliest and I am ready to head home that much sooner. On two occasions (not recently) Metro...
  3. Just for you johne. ...

    Just for you johne. https://dr1.com/forums/showthread.php/160681-Question-for-Fabio-Guzman?p=1762214&viewfull=1#post1762214
  4. Plan ahead and ask here on DR1 for someone...

    Plan ahead and ask here on DR1 for someone leaving the DR via POP. With enough forethought, it doesn't matter where the traveler is going - US, Canada, Europe. Most would be willing to purchase a...
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    It has been raining so mosquitoes are plentiful....

    It has been raining so mosquitoes are plentiful.

    Deet 30% should be good unless you are going into the jungle or expect to be hanging around stagnant water or slow moving rivers.

    Dengue is a...
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    The overwhelming preoccupation on the part of the...

    The overwhelming preoccupation on the part of the officials in the DR when it comes to crime is guns and drugs. The politicos are deathly afraid someone will take a shot at them, so all long guns...
  7. Depending on which list you consult, the mosquito...

    Depending on which list you consult, the mosquito is either the #1 or #2 deadliest animal on the planet jockeying for top spot with yes you guessed it, humans.

    By the time you notice that you are...
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    The pick'ins are better where the concentration...

    The pick'ins are better where the concentration of material stuff is. In the eyes of the ladrones, that doesn't seem to be Cabrera these days. The easy score is where the truly oblivious are located...
  9. Contact a large Water Dept. (SD/Santiago) and ask...

    Contact a large Water Dept. (SD/Santiago) and ask where they get their pipes. Also if they have any remnants they'd consider selling. You'd only need 5 feet of pipe to make a 10 foot slide.
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    It doesn't take a media genius to realize after...

    It doesn't take a media genius to realize after the tourist issues of a few months ago that the next "thing" to happen would reignite the furor with renewed vigor.
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    Copious amounts of rum won't make the walk easier...

    Copious amounts of rum won't make the walk easier either.
  12. Read the instructions on the box. If it says,...

    Read the instructions on the box. If it says, like mine do, "Use outdoors. Cover exposed food. Avoid inhaling smoke. Remove exposed clothing. Wash hands after handling..." , you should have enough...
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    In an unconnected dwelling such as a villa,...

    In an unconnected dwelling such as a villa, ladrones might be inclined to hold the occupant(s) captive for an extended period of time without much fear of being discovered. I know of two instances...
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    As others have said, the EPS/CPS type courier...

    As others have said, the EPS/CPS type courier companies forwarding from Miami are expensive for large and heavy items. Also, anything you ship here with a value of over $200 is subject to tax and...
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    Yappy dogs in an apt can be a nuisance for other...

    Yappy dogs in an apt can be a nuisance for other residents and obviously require the owner to take them on frequent walks. For a house with a yard, for sure, a Cujo or two is a common deterrent in...
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    Security & Drugs In DR.

    Avoiding the discussion of whether the DR is more dangerous due to crime that other places, everyone living here needs to take basic security precautions where they live.

    One must secure windows,...
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    The news stories about these horrific crimes are...

    The news stories about these horrific crimes are usually front and centre. The apprehension of the perps and the resolutions not so much.

    The initial stories do the damage and shake the...
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    The earlier I leave the earlier I get...

    The earlier I leave the earlier I get back...usually. Once, the trip back took almost 8 hours! New driver I guess, never seemed to go over 80 km/h, seems like he stopped at every intersection to drop...
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    For me trips to SD are just a pain. I'm not...

    For me trips to SD are just a pain. I'm not interested in spending the night and would have nothing of particular interest to do by myself except maybe see a movie and feast on fast food that I can't...
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    Online firearms renewal

    Todays DR1 News points out that onlne firearm renewals are now possible.

    https://dr1.com/forums/showthread.php/176623-DR1-Daily-News-Monday-11-November-2019?p=1987570#post1987570

    I searched...
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    Fraud that doesn't kill someone is still fraud.

    Fraud that doesn't kill someone is still fraud.
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    It is possible I suppose if the "nightlife"...

    It is possible I suppose if the "nightlife" doesn't relocate to the east end, and remains where it is not wanted because the remaining establishments were not closed along with the others, their...
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    There are no FedEX, UPS, DHL offices on the North...

    There are no FedEX, UPS, DHL offices on the North Coast, just brokers/agents for these companies. You need to see if there is a courier agent in Luperon, and send your things to that office for...
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    Originally I thought residences situated close...

    Originally I thought residences situated close the the "entertainment centre" would suffer greatly from noise and increased traffic until the early morning hours every night. I suppose this will...
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    Much easier to ship in all the materials...

    Much easier to ship in all the materials necessary to make Krispy Kreme than it is to keep the lights on apparently.

    Imagine wishing to cut the power to the downtown core of Sosua and to do so...
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