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re: Things to do around Cooperstown, NY? - Shaun176
The little downtown is quaint. You can have lunch at the big old hotel on the lake. There is a rural life type of museum. There are hiking trails. ...
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re: Stopping points between BR and Orlando - Shaun176
Good Options- Daphne, AL (leaving after work): BR 3 hr, Orl 8 hr Tallahassee: BR 7 hr, Orl 4 hr Marianna, FL: BR 8 hr, Orl 3 hr Lake City, FL: BR 9 hr, Orl 2 hr Gainesville: BR 10 hr, Orl 1 hr Remember you also lose an hour going east....
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re: CHS has 5 students with perfect ACT scores - Shaun176
[quote]Maybe BRHS contacted the Advocate and Catholic did not.[/quote] Bingo....
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re: Disney springs hotels - Shaun176
You can walk to the Disney Springs bus depot....
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re: headed to Disney World... school me - Shaun176
[quote] Oof, just be prepared to test your patience. Lots of people there using the 4th holiday sliding into that weekend. Parks can hit capacity around then. [/quote] Actually, Touring Plans which has the best crowd calendar only predicts those days will be 5-7 out of 10 level crowds which isn'...
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re: Looking for places to stay and eat in Aruba - Shaun176
I have been to Aruba about 10 times going back to the early 90s. Pros- Not going to lose a day to rain. It is a desert island and outside the hurricane belt. It is one of the safest islands in the Caribbean. The windy side of the island is cool. You can rent a jeep. We used to drive around t...
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re: Just voted NO on every EBRSS tax - Shaun176
[quote]n, their average ACT, college admissions, and scholarships are behind two of the privates.[/quote] The privates don't publish their official ACT score. They only publish the average best score for graduates. The score listed for publics is the average for all tests for all students. The av...
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re: Just voted NO on every EBRSS tax - Shaun176
[quote]Answer this, how many poor teachers do you personally know about? Are the administrators actively trying to remove and replace them with better?[/quote] Yes. A poor teacher is better than a long term sub. EBR currently has about 20 open positions. The problem for administrators is a comple...
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re: Does anyone actually buy MRE's? - Shaun176
Preppers and Mormons buy them....
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re: Mexico Carrying Pesos - Shaun176
You will get the rate that international banks charge each other which is close to the rate it is trading at end of day and a $2 ATM charge....
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re: Mexico Carrying Pesos - Shaun176
[quote]Is a rate of 16.71 pesos per USD fair at my bank in America? [/quote] No. Use a Banamex atm in Mexico. You will get around 18....
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re: Where does Justin Wilson rank with you tigerdrops? - Shaun176
He is originally from around Amite. His dad was a Louisiana Politician. He was originally a industrial safety man. He told his stories when he did safety trainings, then parlayed that in to a down home cooking show when he retired. He mostly lived in the LP. Emeril is from Massachusetts....
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re: Where does Justin Wilson rank with you tigerdrops? - Shaun176
He died in 2001. Buried in Port Vincent. He would wipe his nose with the same towel he used to wipe off his spoon....
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re: Mexico Carrying Pesos - Shaun176
Use ATMs at banks only. ...
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re: Best School District in Louisiana - Shaun176
Only schools left in Orleans were the high performing schools all the rest are part of RSD. When including RSD schools Orleans is middle of all districts based on state accountability systems. ...
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re: St. George - Shaun176
[quote]Is it bigger govt. to pay taxes to a parish/county for services, or to a city? Are you better served having basic services provided by a smaller body or a larger body? [/quote] When St. George happens will still have to pay taxes to the parish government, plus they will pay to the city of ...
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re: St. George - Shaun176
[quote]But right now can anyone tell you where all the parish property taxes you pay to the CP(not BREC, COA, etc.) goes? Can anyone tell you where all the sales taxes you pay to the CP goes? [/quote] This movement does not break the area out of the parish, it creates an new entity to tax us and ...
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re: St. George - Shaun176
Most don't understand that a City does not get you a school system. The whole parish gets to vote on the school system breaking apart. The demographics of the parish have changed since Central barely won the parish wide vote to create their school system. We are going to end up with more gov...
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re: Disney trip - buy points? - Shaun176
You are probably too late to rent points. Garden view room at Beach Club is 540 per night, 1 bedroom villa is 750 per night, 2 bedroom villa is 1200 per night booking through Disney. Boardwalk is about the same. ...
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re: Disney trip - buy points? - Shaun176
Yes, 50 years for a new contract. Most of the resales are 20-40 years. Renting points is for 1 year....
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