East Ender
@east-ender
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Joined: March 3, 2005 3:30 am
Last seen: September 11, 2021 10:30 am
Topics: 215 / Replies: 5189
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RE: New Virgin Islanders

Okay. I give. These folks want immediate answers to their questions about moving and they don't feel like they can get it here. I agree with the com...

3 years ago
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RE: Locations -east- west -north -south?

You might spend some time researching hurricanes. They have a counter-clock rotation in the northern hemisphere. The most powerful winds are in the ri...

3 years ago
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RE: If I want to build a dock...

There was a dock on St Thomas that was destroyed in a storm. When the owners tried to get a permit to replace it, they discovered that it had been bui...

3 years ago
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RE: Building a new home

@scott_n_jen_b: This thread is 3 years old. You might want to start your own brand new thread...

3 years ago
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RE: Seeking rental house, apt, townhome, or condo

LOL. On "What's Going on St Thomas" someone just posted a "cottage"/ tiny house (maybe 10 x 20) for $900/month. It had a murphy bed and an outdoor sho...

3 years ago
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RE: Seeking rental house, apt, townhome, or condo

scoy2005: As zero says: which island are you moving to? If you have a job lined up, you might ask for help from your future co-workers. If you don't h...

3 years ago
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RE: green flash

@NugBlazer But the green flash is timeless... ?

3 years ago
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RE: green flash

I have seen it several times when there was a clear view over the sea with no clouds on the horizon. Most were at Watergate (now Sea Cliff Villas) and...

3 years ago
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RE: VI Health Card

@iron-deh-ritter: You know you are responding to a 13 year old thread, don't you? ? The procedure was changed after the 2017 storms on St Thomas, I...

3 years ago
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RE: How to move 6 kids to St. John?

Hull Bay on St Thomas is the main surfing spot. Lots of surfers.

3 years ago
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RE: Moving from Chicago to STT. Need car recommendations.

People are very partial to Jeeps (locals will call any SUV a jeep, BTW) but I had very good luck with new Fords (Escapes, old Ranger, etc.) from Metro...

3 years ago
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RE: Dental Hygiene Jobs

@rose-nobbley: I don't know about Leslie. That thread was from 2007! Lots has changed. I will say that Charlotte at Dr. Pomeranz's office (although I ...

4 years ago
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RE: Pre-Move Visit Considerations/Pandemic Restrictions?

@islandjoan: Well, yes. But it's not like a stateside apartment complex. And any units probably aren't sitting empty like the OP mentioned.

4 years ago
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RE: Pre-Move Visit Considerations/Pandemic Restrictions?

Trap: One comment...there aren't apartment buildings in the VI as you know them. Most apartments are a separate unit within someone's home. You do nee...

4 years ago
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RE: New VI Tax on Internet Purchases

Oopsie...I meant gross receipts, not excise... You can't get anyone to take over the hospitals when the number of self-pay and Medicaid patients is ...

4 years ago
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RE: Considering moving from S FL

As an SLP, you should be able to find work on island. You won't be paid what you are getting in Florida, but you will be needed. As an aside, of the p...

4 years ago
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RE: New VI Tax on Internet Purchases

If they try to get a sales tax, that means goods that are taxed twice-when they come in (Excise) and when the retailer sells (Excise)- will now be tax...

4 years ago
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RE: Association Health Plan option may be coming to VI

An interesting article re: retirees and their Medicare:/p> By forcing retirees into a Medicare Advantage plan, the government is going to save a bun...

4 years ago
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RE: Boat storage for 14' boat

LOL. This thread is from 2016.

4 years ago
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RE: Crime

If you wait until children are school age, you are too late. You need to start at birth to three.

4 years ago
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RE: USVI Zoning op-ed

A comprehensive land and water use plan will take the power away from the legislators and I don't believe they will ever allow that.

4 years ago
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RE: Retiring to STT. Have questions...

Do I remember correctly that you can only get liability insurance for cars over 10 years old?

4 years ago
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RE: Health Card information

Don't you need a local address also?

4 years ago
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RE: Relocating during Pandemic

There is a great app called "QuakeWatch". It will tell you latest, biggest, and closest quakes. There have been 9 quakes since the 5.4 on October 7th....

4 years ago
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RE: Questions regarding Relocating to St. Thomas

jaldeborgh: I'm not sure if you are getting what people are saying. You can be the best driver and have a nice powerful scooter (or whatever you want ...

4 years ago
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