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  1. Ferret

    printer problem

    I am also a laser printer fan and have been since 1989. That one lasted until 2005. Tried an inkjet and turfed it within a year because they seem to be programmed to use ink as much as possible. I've had my current one since 2011 and it can sit happily for months until printing is required and then I just turn it on and it just kicks right in to do its job. Now, I know you're filling in dates and wondering what I did between 2006 and 2011... it was a Brother Laser printer and then it was a Canon Laser printer. Am finally back to Hewlett Packard... they were the first makers of laser printers and know their stuff. Cartridges last forever and print thousands and thousands of pages.
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    Art Supplies

    You took the words right out of my mouth Chillin. I was going to suggest stating what he/she was looking for. Somebody, somewhere here just might have it and no longer need/want it. I gave away all my stained glass equipment. Been toting it around Mexico for over 20 years and rarely used it anymore.
  3. Thought this was pertinent to the topic... https://ca.yahoo.com/finance/news/online-rental-ad-too-good-034855838.html
  4. Ferret

    iLox @ LCS?

    They can only jump on the bandwagon and pay monthly AFTER the original subscribers are connected.
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    Pain Physicians

    Sorry for your experience Zeb and I do understand. But, to have access to the heavy duty meds here, your Doctor MUST be an Anaesthesiologist FIRST and then specialize in pain meds. That, and the prescription in triplicate with bar code is how the meds are controlled here. If something not so heavy duty is required then you have other options. Best of luck whatever your decision. I can't think of a more helpless position to be in watching someone you love in pain.
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    iLox @ LCS?

    A HUGE thank you to Tom Kessler and friends for your stellar efforts!!!! Very, Very much appreciated!
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    Pain Physicians

    I would most definitely check with Quality Care. Your first contact should be with Letty at their front desk. The pain Specialist that my hubby used was in Guadalajara and was recommended by Quality Care. HER name was Dra. Ana and the prescription came in triplicate with a bar code on it. All the meds she prescribed were only available in Guadalajara and patches were her preferred method. That said, none of them worked. And, he ended up trying just about everything. Some people are ,unfortunately, genetically inclined that way. For others, some pain meds can increase the amount of pain they are feeling. It can be a very vicious circle. Dr. Hector Valenzuela was the Doctor that my hubby was seeing at Quality Care. Very nice and very caring and it was he who put us in touch with Dra. Ana...……. she is an Anaesthesiologist who specializes in pain meds. My hubby had stage 4 colon cancer.
  8. Ferret

    Kitchen stove repair

    Gualberto and his son are good at everything. Electroventa sold me a dryer with a gas leak. Gualberto fixed it.
  9. Ferret

    Tiling roof

    I think they are talking about flat tile that you can walk on... they all have flat roofs.
  10. Ferret


    Off topic... except that I didn't see the gyozas either and I was in there on Sunday. The So Right Kung Pao Chicken with veg is very tasty and very quick to prepare. It is, however, not a lot of food. I have been adding more rice to it to make it stretch a bit. My other way of prep is to make a salad and then put the Kung Pao on top of it and mix it through. Deelish.
  11. Ferret

    Internet speed, Riberas del Pilar

    Entirely depends on where you are in Riberas. ComputerGuy is getting 40 mbps down close to Mom's. I'm getting 20 mbps down close to the 711. Depends on the house, the wiring and the street. But, in general, I'd say that's it's very much better than other areas.
  12. Ferret

    WalMart Pizza

    I guess it's all a matter of what you're used to or what you grew up with. I remember ordering a pizza with green peppers on it when in Detroit as a teen. Wow. They looked at me like I was from Mars. In the opinion of my humble taste buds, the only frozen pizza that's any good is Red Baron. Dress it up as you like. Even better than Costco which is not frozen.
  13. It's the colour of heavy dust in the dry season and the colour of mud in the rainy season. Boring.
  14. I have yet to buy anything at Barbara's Bazaar because the parking is awful and I find their prices much higher than the other stores. Even Todo Bueno could use some serious organization and marketing. My current favourite is "It's kinda Bazaar..and kinda not"... on the lakeside of the highway in Riberas. Stuff in there seems to move very quickly. Easy to park, easy to walk around and logically displayed. YMMV.
  15. I don't have a favourite. I cruise them all. And there are a LOT of them on the highway in Riberas. Almost as much fun as going to auctions in rural Ontario. There is very little in my house that was bought new. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle... if at all possible.