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  1. 21 hours ago, Ferret said:

    This is why I have two Geek Air Rechargeable Fans. Worth every penny and especially so if you have pets. At this time of the year, they are always plugged into the wall outlets and turned on BUT, if the power goes out, the battery will continue to work on medium for about 8 hours. 

    Geek Air Fan, Battery Operated Floor Fan, Rechargeable High Speed Portable Fan with Metal Sheet, Integrated Durable Battery for All Day, for Camping, Travel, Hurricanes, 12 Inch : Amazon.com.mx: Home & Kitchen

    Larger 16 inch fan available on Amazon U.S. and they all ship to Mexico

    Amazon.com : geek aire rechargeable fan 16 inch



    If you're interested, go to the US Amazon site first. Even with the import fees, it's still about 700 pesos cheaper.

  2. Sadly, no. I can't even get to the screen (above) without having to go through every. single. one. of these icons/apps. Worse, they won't clear. Aaaargh. I guess we may just have to reset the Cube or suck it up and use the voice command to get to specific points. It's not perfect, but I'm clueless and it's all I can think of (technodino). Thanks, though. It was worth a try.

  3.  This is a weird one. We've been using the Cube with no problems for several weeks now. At the end of the day, hubs goes into the background app to delete the cache. Usually, three or four apps show up (the ones we were using like TVMob, YouTube, etc). Well, this (below) showed up and we have no idea how to close/clear/?? this to go back to a normal screen.

    Any suggestions? It's not interfering with our usage of the Cube, I just use the voice command to go back to the main screen, etc, but that's obviously not fixing the problem. 

    ETA:  We've tried the blocks at the top (close multiple, close all apps) but the next time we open Background, they're all still there. 

    TIA from the technodino 


  4. Ok, another techno question from the technodino. I went to add an attachment to a posting and got the "you have used all of the attachment space you are allowed" at the bottom. I hit manage attachments but don't see any way to delete them. What am I missing? TIA


    ETA:  well, this is interesting. I even tried to delete some old posts and they're still there...except now I'm told I don't have permission to access that post! I thought things dropped of after a certain point but that obviously isn't happening. So, mods, what is one to do when given this attachment notice?

  5. On 5/6/2023 at 7:53 AM, artsnob said:

    I have been using Carmen at Fumitec for 30 years, I now have them spray my garden too once a month, no more scorpions and spiders..3333693737

    Used her when we first found termites 18 years ago. Cost $1k THEN and it was not well done. She didn't realize I understood Spanish and told my companion that "those foreigners just don't understand..." implying that we were being unreasonable when we kept calling them back because they hadn't done the job well enough (with the equipment ONE man used in the house, I could have done the same thing). When we found Rene, the difference was like night and day. They used the right chemicals, in the right strength, and went deep to get the little mfs. I'm not saying that Carmen isn't good, but she wasn't for us. Pay the difference for Rene;  he's worth it. 

  6. 22 hours ago, luvsdawgs said:

     How big is she, can she go in the cabin?




    That was my thought. She sounds small enough that she could go in a travel carrier. Also...what about the folks that bring dogs up to the US (the big red bus?)? I realize that's not necessarily their thing but maybe they could help for a fee or know of someone? Or like Mainecoons, maybe someone heading up by car could help? Could someone foster her for you until arrangements could be made? I'm sorry, but I would sell my blood to make sure my dogs came with me. I'm honestly not judging you, but please consider all options.

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  7. And even if you see the official version of the sign, who's to say that it's being used correctly? A lot of folks seem to treat the sign as community property. Hubs has a very obvious handicap (amputee), but if he's not with me, I don't ever park in a blue spot. He doesn't drive anymore, so I sometimes get funny looks if I pull into one and hop out, but it's only if he's with me. Once he steps out, the same folks who were giving me filthy looks suddenly look down or away :)  I do hope that they start enforcing the rules, but....

  8. On 4/25/2023 at 2:59 PM, oasiscloud said:

    I know that startlink is good, but it will be interesting to see how it is once the rainy season starts. It is a satellite and so affected by weather. I'd keep my Telmex until then. Please give a follow up report once rainy season kicks in. Thanks!

    Great point. I've been really, really happy with it (even the hubs is!), but you're right about it being a satellite and the weather, etc. I'll drop a line once rainy season hits. Meanwhile, between the speeds and our new Fire Cube, buffering is down a LOT and our TV streaming has been pretty good which is the biggest reason why we got it. Dish was becoming iffy, so we saw the handwriting on the wall and got rid of it. Meanwhile, the price of the satellite unit has come down quite a bit. I think it's going for around $350usd and the monthly charge dropped in half and is around $55. For us, it's worth it. 

  9. Personally, I would invest in a small office shredder. They're not expensive and that way you always know how and when things were destroyed. Of course, it sound like you found a good solution if you don't want to buy your own.

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  10. 8 hours ago, Maryanna said:

    That sounds like a terrible experience.  Where you able to report this ? They use to have a person that dealt with care issues.

    Unfortunately, the powers that be, at SA, do not read this web site.  Maybe a compilation of all the complaints submitted to them, hopefully might help.  

    I  went back to try to talk to the doc on a separate day. I called, spoke to several people and was given the runaround. They gave me his direct number, but he didn't bother to answer. I actually went in to try to set something up and was treated even worse, if that was possible. I was left standing there as staff just ignored me. I got fed up, left, and went to Hospital Ajijic.

    For the happy ending: Dr. Rodriguez at Ajijic Hospital knew immediately what was happening...from the blood results done by HSA!  He arranged an ambulance, a renal specialist, and set things up at Hospital San Jose Villareal in Guad for emergency dialysis.  If I had trusted HSA, hubby probably would not be here today. Yeah, it's safe to say Hell will freeze over before I ever cross that threshhold again. 

    BTW, the hospital in Guad was probably one of the best I've ever experienced. Quality care and rooms that were nicer than hotel suites. They really took the patient and his/her family's comfort into account when it was designed. 

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