Mixie
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Joined: October 9, 2013 10:18 pm
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Re: iPhone fix -STT

If you are a bit handy with small parts (plus a sturdy hand and ok eyesight...), all the parts for iPhones are available on eBay real cheap and YouTub...

9 years ago
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Re: My first questions...I'll try not to be redundant...

1. Even though the government provides free dumpsters and rather extended hours, there is still some trash on the side of the roads and in some isolat...

9 years ago
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Re: WAPA out on STX?

No power is fine for vacationers and retirees. WAPA has been sucking dry our economy with insane rates, outages and equipment damaging surges. Wit...

9 years ago
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Re: Amazon shipping to the USVI

"Thank you" for providing the latest information would have sufficed...

10 years ago
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Re: The Silent Majority have Spoken! USVI Poll Results are in on ABR!

1) Anyone noticed "the company plans to use the futures markets to help protect its profit margins". Worked well for Enron. 2) ABR says in r...

10 years ago
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Re: It isn't a holiday without a couple of WAPA outages...

Most residential-grade UPS won't help with surges. You also need a surge protector. And what you get is pretty much what you pay for. TrippLite Iso...

10 years ago
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Re: It isn't a holiday without a couple of WAPA outages...

The recent issue was a surge, not a brownout (according to WAPA). Brownout occurs when the utility has too little power to supply -- like when a sudd...

10 years ago
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Re: Refinery Sold, DeJongh, G.O.A.T?

OK, we have a name, Robert Moore CEO of Atlantic Basin Refinery VI. No middle initial. Unfortunately about as useful as John Doe to figure out who h...

10 years ago
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Re: Governor Vetoes Pot Decriminalization

I believe the Governor vetoed because the bill included a completely unrelated amendment unacceptable to the Governor. Whether that amendement was ta...

10 years ago
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Re: Refinery Sold, DeJongh, G.O.A.T?

Let's look at the facts: - Atlantic Basin Refining Inc is not listed as registered corporation in the usual places like Delaware, Nevada, New York o...

10 years ago
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Re: Choice Wireless SLOW?

Run www.speedtest.net 3 times in a row at various times of the day and note the upload. download and "ping" time. See if there is a pattern, like in ...

10 years ago
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Re: fires

I don't think the STX FD has any air support. There might be some in Puerto Rico, but I'm not sure what assistance protocol is in place, if any. It...

10 years ago
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Re: Shipping a surf board.

If less than 126" long then you can check it in for $150 on American Airlines: Shipping via Paradise Freight should be less expensive.

10 years ago
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Re: fires

1) Glass: everyone repeats the "bottle" stories, possibly because many of us learnt how to start a fire with a magnifying glass -- but no-one until t...

10 years ago
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Re: fires

The State of Victoria, Australia debunked the myth in this article that bush fires could start with glass or empty bottles. They know something about...

10 years ago
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Re: fires

@heavyd -- glad to volunteer for fire patrol and/or lookout point duty. Is that something the STX F.D. department would support? In your professional...

10 years ago
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Re: fires

I suspected some kind of firebug. Is there an investigation in progress by the FD or PD? Any information available so far to assist in catching this...

10 years ago
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Re: fires

Two fires burning. One West of South Shore Rd and north of the Great Pond. The fire department is holding strong to avoid the fire crossing the roa...

10 years ago
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Re: Surge protector recommendation?

Doing some more research, turns out that a UPS doesn't really protect from strong surges. At least the consumer models (less than $500). They just...

10 years ago
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Re: Internet in STJ good enough to stream Netflix?

Whatever ISP you sign up with, make sure you have a "trial" period. Monitor performance during that time.

10 years ago
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Re: Surge protector recommendation?

I had more in mind a device that protects from WAPA surges (or low voltage) but does not have batteries. Perhaps something that would plug between my...

10 years ago
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Re: Delta - Returning to STX from ATL

@sunshinefun that seems a bit strong. We all have airline horror stories, a bad flight, an unpleasant employee. By that criteria all airlines "suck"...

10 years ago
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