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re: LHSAA Hardship Waiver - Shaun176
Probably not lhsaa, but he can play on the home school team in their league....
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re: My 180 day window for Disneyworld is open - Shaun176
Coral reef is cool because it is surrounded by the aquarium. You should also spend a couple evenings going around to the food and wine fest booths. ...
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re: Mexico city - Shaun176
Oaxaca is about 6 hours drive from Mexico city. You may want to visit Puebla. It is a colonial city, site of the Cinco de Mayo battle, and its suburb Cholula has been continually inhabited for about 3000 years. Puebla is about an hour and 45 minutes from Mexico City....
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re: Can the USA go into more and more debt forever? - Shaun176
One of the problems is the amount of debt held by US Citizens. A default would be like the great depression in the 30s. The government can also cover debt by printing money, kind of. We really just need to slow the increase in debt. If we can get out of some of these wars and get the world to...
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re: 2 DIsney Questions - yes I searched - Shaun176
[quote]If you are that close to Epcot , wouldn't getting on the monorail there and going to mk be pretty easy ?[/quote] Dam is right. You have to walk from the back of Epcot out the front gate to ride the monorail. The Yacht Club is not a large resort. The bus terminal is a short walk from any...
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re: 2 DIsney Questions - yes I searched - Shaun176
We stay at the Yacht club when we go to Disney. It is easy to get to the parks. Bus to Magic Kingdom or Animal Kingdom. We never had to wait more than 10 min, then 15-20 min bus ride. Walk to epcot- it is less than 400 yards (5 min). Walk or Boat to Hollywood Studios (10-20 min). Very good br...
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re: Carl Vinson Strike Group headed to Korean Peninsula - Shaun176
[quote]I though Seoul had a pretty advanced missle defense system? And we just sent more assets to that system? [/quote] Seoul is within artillery range of NK. It would be severly damaged or hit with VX in the first 10 min of a war. There are some military plans that could mitigate the threat...
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re: Aruba Recommendations - Shaun176
Aruba is Dutch and has a very high standard of living. Good places to eat all over the island. Divi has an all inclusive in the quiter low rise area. Riu has an all inclusive in the busier high rise area. That's about it. Low rise area- quiter with more waves, high rise area- busier with more pe...
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re: Mexico City advice and recs - Shaun176
I have been to lucha libre. It is a great cultural experience. Tickets and beer are cheap based on US standards. They do more acrobatics than fighting....
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re: How much a month do you pay for insurance - Shaun176
$220/month for family, $30 copay office visits, 10% copay for procedures after $500 deductable, $1500 individual max, $3000 family max....
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re: Magic Kingdom Eats - Shaun176
There is some good stuff at different stands, but they move them around a lot. The Magic Kingdom area resorts have some good food. Of the 4 parks, the Magic Kingdom has the poorest food selection in my opinion. ...
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re: Outdoor Patio A/C options.... - Shaun176
I have a portable ac that I use on my patio outside that I direct toward our glider and makes it bearable during the summer to sit out and have drinks.I got it on amazon for about $350. I also use it when we have a storm that knocks out power. I plug it in to my generator and just roll it in to what...
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re: Thoughts on Disney Vacation Club? - Shaun176
I have traveled internationally and I thought I would never like disney. We went last year with our kids (then 5, 8) and loved it. We went again this year and are thinking another visit this year. The main reason is because it is fun and Easy. We have done international with the kids and customs...
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re: Going to WDW end of May, where to stay off property? - Shaun176
We went over Mardi Gras week. Stayed at the Yacht Club. Walked to Epcot and Hollywood, bus ran every 10 min to Magic and Animal Kingdoms. We ate every night in a different country in Epcot, then watched the Epcot fireworks show from our room balcony. The pool at the Yacht Club was like a water park ...
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re: What do you tip at a restaurant? - Shaun176
20% of total bill including tax for solid service. 15% of total bill for below average service- food doesnt come out at same time, main dish comes while I am still eating salad, I have to wait more than 5 minutes after I finish my drink to be asked if I would want another, etc. 10% for bad ser...
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re: Louisiana Film Welfare Lobby Organizing to Screw Taxpayers Again - Shaun176
The film industry says they are responsible for 13000 jobs in Louisiana. That's 14k per year per job. ...
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re: Recommendations on a reliable beater car to put miles on... - Shaun176
As long as gas is cheap, a Crown Vic is a great option. They were built to be cop cars and taxis, so they run for ever. ...
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re: 2016 LA Tax Return - Shaun176
My Federal and LA filings were accepted today. I owe on both, I wonder how long it will take them to debit. I bet it is faster than it takes you to get your deposit....
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Denver to Yellowstone Road Trip - Shaun176
For our family summer vacation we are considering flying to Denver, renting a vehicle, then driving up to Yellowstone, then back to Denver to fly home. We have a boy and a girl 10 and 7. Total trip time 7 to 12 days. Anyone have suggestions of places to see or things to do along the way or in Ye...
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