NugBlazer
@NugBlazer
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Joined: January 6, 2007 10:16 pm
Last seen: December 27, 2023 7:58 pm
Topics: 21 / Replies: 338
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RE: Dinghy w/ small motor on STX

No need to feel sorry for us... we live in the best of the Virgin Islands, hands down! True, our sailing options aren't as good, but that's really th...

4 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

Re-read what you wrote. You started out by saying that you felt perfectly save in your 12 months here, then immediately launched into a paragraph whe...

4 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

It's great that you weren't hurt, but I'd like to point out two things: 1. You were only here for 12 months. 2. You never left your house at night a...

4 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

Tell that to Peter Des Chardins. Or Jamie Cocayne. Or my friend George from St. John. Or Jake Campen. Or E-cliff from Culb 54. I could do this al...

4 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

Yep, you were the one I was referring to in my original post in this thread when I said, "Some of the posters in this very thread have had their house...

4 years ago
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RE: Recent experience bringing a dog on the passenger ferry

STJ to Red Hook? That's a very short distance. I'd just ask around for a private boat to take me. All you need is a small speedboat, even a dinghy....

4 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

To be honest, I think you have been lucky, quite so in fact. Also, visiting a place and living there are not the same. Once you start spending real ...

5 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

No, I'm painting a REALISTIC picture of the islands. I've got a hundred more crime-related stories that I could tell you. BUT, despite all that, lik...

5 years ago
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RE: How Safe Are the Virgin Islands especially St Thomas and St Croix

On average, STX and STT definitely have more crime than the US. But, it's not enough to discourage me from loving the islands. After nearly 20 years,...

5 years ago
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RE: Pathetic Taxi Service?

Honestly, I wouldn't trust Uber or Lyft in the VI. First off, it'd be horribly run, like just about everything else here, complete with late/missed p...

5 years ago
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RE: Advice needed for young couple moving to STT

1. There are definitely bad areas on both STT and STX. Best to do a PMV and see for yourself. 2. Just call the marinas and ask. 3. Start applying ...

5 years ago
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RE: Let's Talk Beach Bars!!

Yeah, I know Keith, too. I also know Stacey and Bob who originally started Sunset Grill there back in '01. Even back in those days, they had problem...

5 years ago
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RE: Let's Talk Beach Bars!!

Wow, really? I couldn't disagree more! We love love LOVE the Magen's Bay beach bar! It's on arguably the nicest beach in the entire VI, and the bar...

5 years ago
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RE: Realtor Commission Fees

^^ YES, THIS! Totally agree. My personal experience with realtors on STX has been terrible. I find them to be much lazier and less informed than the...

5 years ago
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RE: Container/Household goods shipping from STX to Florida

Have you tried AirBnB or VRBO? Some of the short-term rentals there would be open to long-term renting if the price is right.

5 years ago
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Re: Hurricane recovery renters skipping out?

SkysTheLimit wrote: I've heard stories of tenants that had been in place for several years that were given 30 days to vacate. That's just wrong! ...

5 years ago
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Re: Climate Change is Not 'Coming' to the Caribbean – It's Here

Ca. Dreamers wrote: Climate has changed since the beginning of time. Global warming is an out and out lie. The earth has actually cooled over the past...

5 years ago
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Re: Another Murder at a Popular STX Eatery

Sad, but not surprising. Things like this have been happening on STX for decades. This is why the people that claim that crime here is no worse than...

5 years ago
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Re: Our (Petty) Theft Encounter at Rainbow Beach

caribstx wrote: That could happen on any beach anywhere. Well, duh. The point is it DID happen HERE. Scubadoo wrote: Hawaii is no dif...

5 years ago
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Re: Hurricane recovery renters skipping out?

Those that kicked out a good tenant for higher rent. Shame on you! I disagree with this. As a former landlord myself, let me tell you that land...

6 years ago
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Re: NORTH SHORE STX STREET LIGHTS

I give it 12 months before half those lights are broken.

6 years ago
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Re: Moving to St. Croix

Thank you, The promotion requires me to live and work out of St. Croix. So if I want to get promoted I have to go. I do not think I have a chan...

6 years ago
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Re: Moving to St. Croix

1. Public shools are horrible. You'll have to homeschool. 2. It's manageable, but much worse than in the US. You'll get some people here who ...

6 years ago
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Re: WATER TAXIS ON STT

Most people on Water Island oppose this as well. The problem with the proposal is that the Water Taxi would only run on cruise ship days. The Water ...

6 years ago
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Re: Speaking of opening companies, can we get a roller rink on STX?

...there is not enough population to support it. The market is really just way to small. Kids today are only interested in their screens. ca...

6 years ago
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