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Tingting last won the day on February 18 2017

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    Red vines

    I bought some and they must have sat on shelf somewhere and died of old age. I'm not saying you can't purchase them, nor that they won't be relatively fresh, but please check your purchase carefully. It was a lot of money to spend for something that should have been buried, not eaten. Coincidentally, I no longer have a craving for red licorice. Guess that's one way to save money!
  2. Another "paws up" for the Thundershirt, or any of the knockoffs that you can find in the pet shops. Our pooch has problems with a lot of the outside scary noises (she's a street rescue), but she calms down a few minutes after wearing the shirt.
  3. No, I said that I believe a lot of folks will be out of work because the employers won't want to get involved in all of the paperwork. This is Mexico and Mexicans are entitled to make and follow their own laws; I just don't want to have to hire a bookkeeper, etc. I believe in following the laws of the country I live in, so I'll adjust just fine. As Ferret said, we'll let this play out to see what happens before reacting. It's not a drama and I sincerely doubt that we're going to be seeing the moving trucks anytime soon. Kimanjome had it right.
  4. I think the most obvious result is that a LOT of folks are going to be looking for work. I know the minute this comes into play, we'll pay off our gardener and maid and just do it ourselves to avoid the hassle. It may be a great idea, fair, etc, etc, but great ideas and reality are two very different things.
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    Or you could just make it...I'm absolutely not a cook (don't ask about my exploding boiled eggs), but it's super-simple to make and you can customize it for your own preferences. I like a buttery/slightly salty flavor and you just can't find that very often. Just go online (food.com, etc) and you'll see what I mean.
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    Beware juniors body shop

    Interesting that "Jack Slade" has used Raul for 15 years, but is showing as a newbie on this web site. Obvious conclusions are being made... For the rest, thanks for telling us of your own experiences. It never ceases to amaze me how one person seems to think his experience will wipe out another's...
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    Now I've Seen it All...........

    While I absolutely understand and respect your views, I'm willing to bet that Dra. Candy will gain more clients than lose following this posting.
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    Fast mailing service needed

    DHL in Ajijic. Fast, reliable, but not cheap.
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    no bullshit coffee

    FWIW, the coffee from El Arbol de Café in Chapala is about as fresh as you can get. It's roasted right there. Lalo, the owner, is a great guy and the espresso has a secondary taste (or whatever the official term is) that's really pleasant (pecan?). No, I don't speak coffee, don't even really like it (!), but I do like cappuccino. Yes, I was dropped on my head as a baby... The coffee truck is also great. Folks, pick your poison and just enjoy the day. There sure are a lot worse things that we could be arguing about, but why?
  10. Gosh, I'm so sorry this happened to you and your ex. What the porter did was abusive ($20USD?????). Hubby often has to have a wheelchair because distance walking is difficult (don't even get me started on Mexico City airport...ugh!); however, the porter should be tipped. The way this guy handled it was wrong, wrong, wrong, but it's not the easiest thing in the world to push an adult and it just seems to be fair that they get something for it...just not $20. In MC, it's worth every centavo of the propina given and it's never been more than $200 or so pesos...our choice.
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    Pet boarding places

    Dee retires at the end of the year....NOOOOOOO!!!! We absolutely love her and the fact that our 4 terrorists come back happy. More importantly, they're excited to go there. I don't know what we'll do now...shameless bribery?
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    Lakeside Stream TV

    Oh, you're very kind, but I really am clueless at tech. A lot of times, it's just a case of stumbling around, a bit of intuition, and a LOT of free time to fumble and/or hide the evidence. Gotta love being retired! Ting's a she :)
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    Lakeside Stream TV

    Hokay. I wasn't kidding when I said I was a techdino. On the above, I haven't a clue. Since all I wanted was a way to have the regular television services and not be tied to a cable company, I'm happy. You probably already knew about the available streaming services, but I didn't. I asked a few months ago, but didn't get any answers. Joco's posting got me a site and the rest was just a little lucky tweaking. Hopefully, it'll help someone else like me. As for storage on the computer, I've never had a need, but that's just me.
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    Lakeside Stream TV

    Update to my last posting: Through sheer luck, I found the URL that will do the streamlive.to on the smart tv without any cables or casting needed. Once you're online w/the tv, got to http://m.rocketmediaworld.com and it brings you to the site. Type in your info as normal, and you'll be streaming in seconds. Wowser! Of course, this is for the streamlive.to site, but it seems to have almost every station you could possibly want/need.
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    Lakeside Stream TV

    Please forgive my total and complete ignorance (and that's being kind) when it comes to tech, but I'll do my best to tell you what I've found. With my Android tablet, I downloaded the Rocket Media app and all worked well (the website for streamlive.to tells you what apps is needed and what to do). With the laptop, I had to download Firefox (or you can use Opera). Once that was done, everything came in with no problems, except for A&E. I think that one was a glitch on their end, so I'll try it again today. As for the smart tv, it was a no-go since an app or FF wasn't involved (?). As you said, we can just run a cable from the computer to the TV, so that's not a deal-breaker. If nothing else, it's nice to have options. I'm totally ignorant about a "cast" service, but will look into that. Thanks!