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  1. Did you ever get round to reading the book Bob?...

    Did you ever get round to reading the book Bob? If so I would welcome your appraisal of it.

    If you didn't manage to find a copy, let me know & I'll see what I can find for you. Same goes to...
  2. I TOTALLY agree with your comment Pelaut ...........

    I TOTALLY agree with your comment Pelaut ........ Ilana & I need the Royalties!! :cool: :classic: ~ Grahame
    (I am the lowly multi time 'proof reader' to Ilana & Ginnie's masterpiece)
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    I have just 'phoned them & regret to advise they...

    I have just 'phoned them & regret to advise they do NOT have TV service in the Puerto Plata area. I have spoken to several people this morning & ALL want to change from MusaVision/CableVision. The...
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    Is there an alternative to CableVision???

    After nearly 20 years of being their client & receiving good (& fairly constant) reception, I have just spent three months with limited service & POOR after sales service to boot. I am now looking...
  5. THAT must have been quite a few years ago...

    THAT must have been quite a few years ago AMIGO!!!!!!!!
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    I am fine & dandy Thanks for asking!! Just...

    I am fine & dandy Thanks for asking!! Just getting a bit frustrated with finding my way round Facebook!!

    I need a younger (female) body around me to show me how to do such modern Thingamies!!! ~...
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    I am new to FB (started using it Sunday) so how...

    I am new to FB (started using it Sunday) so how do I find you on there? What is the link please? ~ Grahame
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    Regret 2 of previous years team members are...

    Regret 2 of previous years team members are crying off this year but Lee Barnes & self will be there. Any golfer wishing to join our team can PM me or send me an e-Mail.

    See you on the day but...
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    Sticky: There is a book for reliable & factual...

    There is a book for reliable & factual 'Up-to-Date' information on the DR .............
    It is in the 'Expat FAQ's' series published by Summertime Publishing & is called (surprisingly) 'Moving to &...
  10. I seem to recall putting that very same message...

    I seem to recall putting that very same message out on DR1 7 or 8 years ago bryan1258. Regrettably it was not heard or was heard & ignored or thought to be 'Not in the best interests of DR1' at the...
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    It is NOT on the Malecon. I think you refer there...

    It is NOT on the Malecon. I think you refer there to the STATUE of Luperon down at the Fort San Falipe!!

    It is in Doce de Julio (12th of July) which is the MAIN road going into downtown Puerto...
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    There are several good responses to your question...

    There are several good responses to your question J-R but I will limit mine to one - Puerto Plata is where the North Coast Consulate is based & therefore qualifies as being the best place (in the...
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    I will be bringing my own crumpet I suspect ;)...

    I will be bringing my own crumpet I suspect ;) :pirate:

    Tea I don't worry too much about these days ......... especially when the crumpet satisfies!! ~ Grahame.
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    One for The Brits .............

    I have received notification this morning that The British Ambassador will be visiting the North Coast in late June.

    All British Ex-Pats & their spouses are invited to a 'get-together' to meet Mr....
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    Not when I was there 35/40 minutes ago!!!!! It is...

    Not when I was there 35/40 minutes ago!!!!! It is a bit late in the day foer playing golf though1

    Saturday afternoon is usually MEMBERS afternoon but there were not many down this afternoon - just...
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    Poll: Should 'The Hippo Papi' get back into power in...

    Should 'The Hippo Papi' get back into power in May then we all know this IS a possibility Frank!!!!! He'll pass a bill calling it Semana Santa Claus.

    In MY humble opinion - the bigger the pot, the...
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    Lest we forget ......... The Christian "Christmas...

    Lest we forget ......... The Christian "Christmas Period" stretches from 'Christmas Eve' until December 6th (Three Kings night). It is readily acceptable & customary to start saying 'Happy Christmas...
  18. Thread: Larry Cooper

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    This is REALLY sad news. Larry was a long time...

    This is REALLY sad news. Larry was a long time contributor to DR1 & although we did not always agree on things, he was a VALUED contributor - giving sane & considered responses.

    He was also a...
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    I have just purchased myself a 2005 Equinox LT...

    I have just purchased myself a 2005 Equinox LT (which is an AWD model). The mechanic who serviced it prior to my purchase (it was he in fact that introduced me to the previous owner) will continue to...
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    Hi Dafishguy, don't know yet if I will be able...

    Hi Dafishguy,
    don't know yet if I will be able to make the New Year's Eve bash but I have had instructions from 'On High' to make the usual donation to the cause. When you (or that 'other fella')...
  21. It also works in the reverse direction. IF a...

    It also works in the reverse direction. IF a family member in your home country (or most other countries come to think of it) has an accident & you are needed to handle the emergency, one call to the...
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    Attention North Coast Brits ...............

    I (& I assume a few others known to the British Embassy) received the following invitation late last week:

    Dear all,

    I’ll be visiting Puerto Plata on Monday 19th and would like to take this...
  23. I have a few copies here in PoP if you are...

    I have a few copies here in PoP if you are interested. I also have the ORIGINAL Quisqueya - Mad dogs & English Couple (the one that started the whole writing experience for Ginnie) PLUS two of...
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    Yes thank you. Three months ago. Ask to see...

    Yes thank you. Three months ago.

    Ask to see Carlos & tell him I said to look after you ~ Grahame.
    (Did you like the book BTW? I haven't heard back from you & have not seen anything on the...
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    'Another' in our team is going to be Tim Kaufman...

    'Another' in our team is going to be Tim Kaufman (Flights permitting as he is coming down from the States to be with us all). 'Troy' is Troy Taylor.

    Let me know when one of the committee is going...
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