sugarlander
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Joined: February 27, 2008 5:01 pm
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Re: Home Depot STX

All the big box retailers (K-Mart, OfficeMax) have "special" island prices. Part of the calculation is freight and gross receipts tax which has to be...

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

Juanita -- I bet the astronauts use more than a pint of water to bathe. 🙂

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

islandlola, I'm sure your right about the automatic dishwasher using less water -- especially the way I wash dishes. I keep the faucet running and wa...

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

Our water bill runs a bit over $100 per month from WAPA. That's 3 people taking showers once or twice a day. We have an automatic dishwasher which w...

14 years ago
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Re: Diseases in the VI not on the mainland

Antiqueone got me wondering. What is a manchineel tree? So I looked it up: The tree and its parts contain strong toxins. It will secrete a white...

14 years ago
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Re: Shipping Furniture with VI Cargo

Linda, my wife did look at Carlos but she said that there stuff was just OK. We haven't ruled out making a local purchase but it seems that local fur...

14 years ago
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Re: Shipping Furniture with VI Cargo

Thanks Linda and Sky. Your advice is very helpful. It sounds like the price and quality of mainland furniture more than offsets the cost of shipping...

14 years ago
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Re: Shipping Furniture with VI Cargo

Thanks Linda. Their web site says $2.40 per square foot. I did call but they said "it depends on the square feet". I'm just trying to ballpark pri...

14 years ago
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Re: Good News, Bad News for STX

Hi AllMashUp From what I’ve read, it’s more efficient to run refineries at close to 100% capacity and it’s inefficient to shut down parts of the ...

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Re: I HOP Restaurant

hi Diverdude, I can only speak to the breakfast at K-Mart. BTW--the chili is not bad at Wendy's (but the crackers are ALWAYS stale)

14 years ago
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Re: Business Loans

My experience with the local banks is they only do asset based lending. Your credit or the track record of the business won’t matter. Unless the bu...

14 years ago
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Re: I HOP Resturant

At about the same time that Carol was at IHOP, the wife and I were getting breakfast at the K-Mart at Sunny Isle. It took less than 10 minutes to ge...

14 years ago
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Re: Ihop STX

Surfer33, Differences of opinion are welcome but personal insults are not. Your comment is inconsistent with the courtesy and respect demonstra...

14 years ago
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Re: Ihop STX

There seems to be a double standard. Patrons expect to be seated quickly and served promptly. They expect the food to be good and the prices reasona...

14 years ago
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Re: UPS Priority Mailing Package-uh oh did I make a BIG mistake?

I receive lots of priority packages and it seldom takes more than a week to get to STX from the upper 48. Flat rate boxes, which are just a form of p...

14 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

Don't go disrespecting Texas BBQ Juanita. 🙂

14 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

We went to Angry Nates yesterday for dinner. Had the salmon sushi, calamari, talapia, and seafood pasta. It was decent to good. What was really wei...

14 years ago
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Re: Is Business Drying Up in Downtown C'Sted?

No doubt about it, being middle class is tough on St. Croix. They pay proportionally more than the states for the basics of housing, utilities, food,...

14 years ago
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Re: You Know its a Bad Day

I see these commercials on CNN from Taxmaster and it leads me to believe that there are lots of people that never even bother to file. So I suspect t...

14 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

I'm not a beer drinker Bernie, but the ice tea at Polly's was pretty good. 🙂

14 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

The wife and I went to Polly's in Fredericksted on Sunday for lunch. The menu is limited because they don't have a grill. They offer salads, wraps, ...

14 years ago
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Re: Free fax with no land line

Alas, some businesses on the island are still using last century technology. I prefer to use e-mail but some businesses (and government) insist on f...

14 years ago
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