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  1. I have my water from air technology, zero-point energy, crypto-currency, aquaponics with all the energy, food and vegetables I need.

    The only thing left that I need is a bigger, more powerful airboat! <g>

    (Just kidding folks.) Although I do have these really cool "new fuel" jet pack I want to go off the cliffs with the para gliders filming.

    They are a bit noisy, too. But if they explode, you won't hear them again. (Just like you F*ckers sank my boat and almost killed me a mile out.)

     

     

  2. I am NoB now, too. Interesting you found a post from 2019. I was a pioneer in crypto mining and evolved into data-farms. I shut down my crypto mining because of my work with AI, now, oddly also associated with crypto, but not by initial design. Watch for my work at every Walmart in conjunction with IBM.

  3. Having flown many times in light planes over the lake, it is quite a spectacular sight. Heck, even just seeing the area in a boat from the lake is an awesome experience. It gives you a totally different and more appreciative respect for the beauty of the area.

    I can assure you the helicopter tour is going to go the way of the big boat tours (out of Chapala and Jocotopec) and even the airboat tour business. Completely unprofitable.

    The noise of the helicopter last less time that a Z-Gas truck's speaker blaring driving down your street. If your skin is not thick enough to handle that, you live in the wrong country. Tough it out a little longer and economic nature will take its course.

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  4. 13 hours ago, ibarra said:

    Panino has roast beef on Monday's according to TripAdvisor. 

    Paninos has the best medium rare - medium (your choice) roast beef that I have found Lakeside. While they do have (open face I think) roast beef sandwich specials on Mondays,  of Fridays, you can order on half-kilos or kilos (sliced) to be picked up on Monday. (A tad expensive, but not bad for something you can't find except in a high-quality NY Deli.)

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    For those who get stopped and blew over .025 BAC, (as one of my friends did)  they take you to jail in Zapopan.

    (12 or more hours in jail, depending on your BAC.) My friend was barely over the limit and only had to spend 12 hours in jail.

    Then you have to go to Chapala (same place you renew your drivers license) and pay a fine... a "Pagado" receipt is required."

    Then you have to go to Tlaquepaque to the Vehicle license verification office.

    Have originals of everything!

    Then you have to take that verification to the towing company office (which is only a few blocks)

    Show them the license verification and all all accompanying seizure documents and pay for the towing

    (Somewhere around $3000 pesos)

    Then they give you discharge papers to be able to get your car out about 35 minutes drive to Zapopan, where your car is stored.

    My buddy was not drinking, he took Nyquil 5 minutes before he was pulled over.

    None of us support people who drink and drive... but the system needs improvement... especially when your car is confiscated and you have to drive so much distance.

    It is absurd the bureaucratic hoops they make people jump through and I think the most absurd silliness is towing your car an hour and a half away from the infraction... and making you drive (by cab or Uber if you do not have a friend like me... kiss at least another $1000 pesos away) and traverse all your favorite roads in Tlaquepaque and Zapopan.

    Do not forget going to Chapala first to pay your fine and definitely do not forget your original paperwork or you will be going back the next day.

    Bring your ID... passport, driver's license, registration, insurance papers, and Immigration paperwork... especially the original import sticker papers if you were driving an imported car.  Copies will not suffice.

    They should really provide a list of these procedures and requirements, too. But they do not.

    Unless you have a lawyer or someone who is familiar with the system.. you will spend a lot more time and money than is needed.

     

     

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  6. After 1 Hour of Drinking *10 oz to 12 oz of beer at 4% to 5% alcohol

    Legal limit in Mexico .025 BAC (Saw a gringo get busted for having one Nyquil over the weekend that he took 5 minutes before being pulled over.) Not sure about different states having different limits.

    Legal limit in most if not all US states is .08 BAC

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    Does Your Blood Alcohol Concentration Really Show Impairment?

    When people talk about the legal alcohol limit being 0.08 percent for drivers, they're talking about your blood alcohol concentration. The police can use breath tests and blood tests to measure it and see how much you've had to drink. If your BAC goes over 0.08 percent, you can get a DUI -- though you can also get one if you show clear impairment under 0.08 percent.

    But does that BAC really show how impaired you are? Is it a reliable indicator?

    In many ways, it is not. As noted above, you can be impaired even if you're still under 0.08 percent, and the police know it. Alcohol impacts different people in different ways.

    The opposite is also true. You can hit 0.08 percent or even go over it and not be as impaired as someone else who is still under that threshold.

    One important factor is how often you drink. If you almost never drink, you may be significantly impaired at 0.06 percent. You're just not used to the way that alcohol affects your body. Many young drinkers fall into this category because they haven't had any time to build up a tolerance.

    If you drink often, though, your body adapts to it. You get used to it and you can often function even after drinking. You could reach 0.08 percent and fail the breath test even though your ability to drive isn't actually impaired much at all.

    Of course, the technical level of impairment does not really matter if you're over the legal limit. They can still give you a DUI based on that result, even if you argue that you're safe to drive.
     
     
  7. Resurrected a 3rd time! 

    The driver for Bonifant that serviced my house in Riberas and my friend's house in SAT (I think his name was Louis) no longer appears to work for Bonifant and the new driver has only stopped once in the last month. He came by today yelling "Bonifant" but was driving so fast that when I got to the door he was out of ear-shot.

    The new driver, Roberto, has a cell, but never answers any day of the week, any time of the day -- nor does he respond to SMS text messages in Spanish.

    I only go through 2 garafons per week, but hernias prevent me from picking them up myself at Oxxo or 7/11... which is what they have left me doing (and I talk one of the teenage boys in the neighborhood to lend a hand... for a couple of coca colas.)

    Adios Bonifant.

    FYI, I think they were 40 pesos per garafon, plus a voluntary 5 peso tip per garafon. I woudl always get 2 - 3 at a time, depending upon how much time had elapsed between their visits.

     

     

     

     

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  9. Mainecoons is 100% correct. Use this site for good references.

    As for all the apologists for the scam-artists who are "just Mexicans trying to make a living".. go jump in the lake.

    "You just dont understand the culture" is total BS... and posturing yourself as noble is even worse.

    In law, we call that a criminal co-conspirator.

    Living here as long as I have... I am possibly more Mexican than my bloodline shows.

    A crook is a crook no matter where they were born or their nationality.

     

     

     

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  10. The realtors I have spoken with said that we used to have more Americans than Canadians -- 60% Americans to 40% Canadians and now that number has shifted to 60% Canadians vs 40% Americans... but also there have been a lot of wealthier people from Guadalajara moving lakeside, as well.

    Needless to say, these are merely personal observations from Realtors, without any scientific data that I am aware of, but it aligns with my observations, as well.

    The Drudge Report had a linked headline today, "She's 63 and living by beach in Mexico on $1,000 a month: 'Can't imagine living in U.S. again'..."

    (Some gal in Mazatlán) But, such well-published stories will certainly entice many Americans to consider moving to Mexico.

    There are 10,000 Baby-Boomers retiring every day in the USA. [Baby boomers are defined as people born between 1946 and 1964.]

    About 77 million Americans were born in this time period.

    Many cannot afford to live in the USA, and half cannot even afford a $400 medical emergency expense, according to some news reports. 

    I would suspect  many will be seeking more affordable living conditions (and certainly less expensive medical care) and move to areas where they will feel comfortable, i.e., well-established expat communities.

    According to my same real estate friends, rental rates are going through the roof... to such an extent that many retirees on fixed incomes can no longer afford to live in Ajijic and are being forced into outlying communities. 

    Not that this is necessarily a bad thing. I have a friend who moved from Ajijic to Riberas del Pillar and she would not stop saying, "I can park... oh my goodness, I can park!" <g>

    So, to answer the OP's initial question: YES, I think more people will be moving here.

    Renters vs Buyers? That is a tough one to answer. A wise person rents here first before buying, to make sure they like where they are planning to buy. That said, with the higher minimum income immigration requirements to be able to live here, I suspect there will be more long-term buyers and lots of 6-mo tourist visa renters who decide they cannot meet the minimum requirements on their Social Security checks alone ($1000/mo as referenced in the article above, is insufficient income to be allowed remain in Mexico as a foreigner.)

     

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    The Langogo Genesis is a hand-held pocket translator, smaller than a smartphone, that uses noise-cancelling microphones to translate between more than 100 languages, while offering you a 4G WiFi hotspot while you're travelling. We've been using one for the last few weeks.   Read more

     

     

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