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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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re: Myrtle Beach? - Shaun176
Its a lot like Destin to Panama City, FL area with browner sand and bigger waves. ...
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re: Family Summer Vacation Suggestions - Shaun176
Not adopting, but probably need to mention that kids have only been to Aruba, Disney, Gulf Coast, and St. Louis. Total travel time of about 12 or 13 hours is our limit as a family. ...
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Family Summer Vacation Suggestions - Shaun176
Family of 4. Boy and Girl 7-10 years old looking for Summer Vaction Ideas. 1 to 2 weeks any time from Memorial Day to July 20. Already did Disney this year and Aruba last Summer, but wide open to any other ideas. Live in BR. Willing to drive 800 Miles or fly from BTR, MSY, or IAH. Whole family has p...
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re: Buyer's Title Insurance - Shaun176
I have a friend who bought a house in a small subdivison in BR about same age as one in OP. Turned out a couple years after he bought it that a descendant of the original property owner made a claim based on an alleged inproper succesion. All of the homeowners ended up puting up money (less than 1k ...
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re: At what point is driving too far? - Shaun176
If it is just me, my driving limit is 4 to 5 hours (300 miles). If it is the whole family, it is 10-11 hours (600-700 miles). The airport experience can be a pain with kids. When you drive you get more flexibility with when you leave, eat, get bathroom breaks, etc. At 600-700 miles, you only sav...
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re: Stats of Heisman winners from the 1950s are pretty bad - Shaun176
[quote]basically all of these guys played both ways and special teams. you would have to list all of their stats to truly know the impact they had.[/quote] They played ironman football with limited substitutions. It was a completely different game. Players had to be more versatile....
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re: BR Magnet HS or Lee Magnet HS? - Update - Shaun176
Nearly every private school student who applied to BRMHS last year, got in. The feeder schools do not take up all the seats now because many of those kids now go to Lee. Every student who applied to BRMHS last year either got a seat at BRMHS or was offered Lee. Lee is a STEM school with a ...
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re: Yahoo Sports lists LSU's most likely choices for offensive coord. - Shaun176
Monken was Miles' choice to replace Fisher when he left, but the admins made him hire outside his staff and he got Crowten....
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re: Mexico City advice and recs - Shaun176
I have some friends in Mexico DF and they love Uber. They say its safer and cheaper than a taxi....
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