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  2. I will trade a Minelab Sovereign GT metal detector for a Fujifilm camera of equal value and excellent condition. I have photos I can email. This form wont accept for some reaso.
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  4. Goetz1965

    Places to Eat

    Jonie's Sizzler in SM City (and IT Park) is also very good. Just try their Baby Ribs at just 199 - usually very soft and good amount of meat. But DONT mistake it with the copy that has a black look named Jonies in Ayala !
  5. Nick62

    Info About Danao

    I won't want one of those. Is it quiet, busy? Much to do there?
  6. Davaoeno

    Info About Danao

    It is supposedly where you go if you want to buy a home made hand gun
  7. Nick62

    Info About Danao

    OK..I think this will be my last question. Tried to get as much info as possible over the Easter week end break and thanks for the replies to those questions. After a few days in the city will be heading to Danao where she lives. Anybody know the place, been there? Is it quiet, busy? Much to do there? Thanks
  8. Nick62

    Places to Eat

    Thanks for the advice. Certainly a lot to choose from and won't starve to death.
  9. Nick62

    Cebu Hotel Advice

    Thanks for all the recommendations. The gf is heading into the city next week with her daughter and will check a couple out. One place a friend mentioned to her is the Fuente Pension House which she will go look at. Will keep you posted.
  10. PhilsFan

    PhilsFan

  11. Thanks for the offer but I have washed my hands of this one. They must be happy with the way things are so I'll let them be happy. Let me know when you head into Naval and I will buy that coffee I owe you.
  12. SkyMan

    Best way to sell car in PI's

    Here's a few. https://cars.mitula.ph/cars/honda-steed
  13. Kahuna

    Meaningless pics

  14. Humboldt

    Best way to sell car in PI's

    I would like to buy a Honda Steed not easy to find...
  15. SkyMan

    Best way to sell car in PI's

    Different countries don't go with the standard 17 digits depending on to which country they are intended. I had a Honda Steed intended for sale in Japan so the VIN didn't jive with the standard.
  16. 'Several' Americans among 207 killed in Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka A string of bombings at churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed at least 207 people, including "several" Americans, in a suspected act of terror on the South Asian island of Sri Lanka. No one had claimed responsibility for the attacks by early Monday local time, though police said 13 suspects had been arrested. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena said he believed the bombings were suicide attacks carried out by religious extremists. Authorities said at least 450 people were injured. "The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement released by the State Department. "Attacks on innocent people gathering in a place of worship or enjoying a holiday meal are affronts to the universal values and freedoms that we hold dear, and demonstrate yet again the brutal nature of radical terrorists whose sole aim is to threaten peace and security." Six nearly simultaneous explosions hit hotels and churches as worshipers gathered for Easter services in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa,. Hours later, there were two more blasts, one at a guesthouse that killed two people and another near an overpass in the area of Dematagoda on the outskirts of the capital of Colombo, according to a Sri Lankan military spokesman, Brig. Sumith Atapattu. “People were being dragged out,” said Bhanuka Harischandra, of Colombo, a 24-year-old founder of a tech marketing company who was going to the city’s Shangri-La Hotel for a meeting when it was bombed. “People didn’t know what was going on. It was panic mode.” He added: “There was blood everywhere.” In a ninth explosion, three police officers were killed during a search at a suspected safe house on the outskirts of Colombo when its occupants apparently detonated explosives to prevent arrest, authorities said. Names of the U.S. victims have not been released. At least 27 foreigners were among the dead in Colombo, according to Anil Jasinghe, director general of health services. Among them were two who were citizens of both the U.S. and United Kingdom. Other foreign victims were confirmed from Britain, China, Japan and Portugal. It's the deadliest spout of violence in Sri Lanka since the country's bloody civil war ended a decade ago. The island nation of about 21 million people off the southern tip of India has been relatively peaceful since the war ended, though its various factions continued to jostle for power. The majority are Sinhalese, mostly Buddhist. The minority Tamil are Hindu, Muslim and Christian. Christians, targeted in Sunday's attacks, have a lower profile than some of the other factions. The Sri Lankan government imposed a nationwide curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. and blocked Facebook and other social media, saying it needed to curtail the spread of false information and ease tension. In his Easter Sunday message in Vatican City, Pope Francis noted the "cruel violence" of targeting Christians who had come together in prayer. “I want to express my loving closeness to the Christian community, targeted while they were gathered in prayer, and all the victims of such cruel violence,” Francis told a crowd of about 70,000 people in St. Peter’s Square. “I entrust to the Lord all those who were tragically killed and pray for the injured and all those who are suffering as a result of this dramatic event.” The first blast rang through St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo. Alex Agileson, who was in the vicinity, said buildings in the surrounding area shook with the blast, according to the AP. A second explosion was reported at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, a Catholic majority town north of Colombo. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe condemned the attacks and warned against spreading unverified reports in a statement issued on Twitter. "I call upon all Sri Lankans during this tragic time to remain united and strong. Please avoid propagating unverified reports and speculation," he said. "The government is taking immediate steps to contain this situation." President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences to the victims early Sunday morning, initially stating that the explosions killed "at least 138 million people." The inaccurate tweet stayed up for about 20 minutes before it was deleted, and a new statement was issued with the same pledge to help and the accurate number of fatalities. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed “deep shock” over the attacks and said, “The entire world must unite in the battle against the scourge of terrorism.” Contributing: The Associated Press https://www.yahoo.com/news/reports-multiple-explosions-rock-sri-045034012.html
  17. lamoe

    Places to Eat

    Agree - took family (10 people - P 5,000) there soon after arriving - good food and large quantities - nobody went hungry 4 of us went yesterday (sister / BIL - they paid 1/2) VERY small portions, but lots of rice and poor prep. Had a 20% off coupon - Boodle + carafe of tea + extra tea for me = P 1,975 final bill plus good tip to servers who kept my glass of tea filled (P 135 unlimited - 8 glasses - got to be a joke who could fill it as soon as I finished) Squid was just barley OK, same with rest of food. Anyone who has seen my posts in 'ugly dinner' know I eat better than that at home every day. Not going back again
  18. Tried Vikings for the first time last month and was mildly impressed only by the numerous dishes offered. But many looked better then they tasted unfortunately. The key to getting a good table is making a reservation. Tried to do that online but that wasn't working so I called the reservation in and I'm glad I did! At least 20 people waiting around for a table at the dinner hour. One issue I thought was weird was when we were seated, the birthday person was asked to surrender identification. Well they didn't give it back until we payed our bill -- 1.5 hours later.
  19. easy44

    Cebu Hotel Advice

    I agree about the ABC Hotel. My wife and I have stayed there 3 times and like it for all the reasons you mentioned. Cheapest room is 1500 and well worth it. Never stayed at the Cebu R.
  20. GwapoGuy

    Cebu Hotel Advice

    Like Hyaku, I have stayed in countless hotels in the Fuente area too numerous to mention. But I would like to suggest two hotels that I have stayed in recently and I really like them -- so much so I could spend weeks there. First is ABC Hotel on Ramos (not as far down as Diplomat). Super clean and surrounded by eateries and convenience stores. Fairly new hotel which is always fully booked. Second is the Cebu R on Don Mariano Cui Street a few blocks north of the circle but considered the Capital district. The hotel only has about 40 units but are well appointed with walk in shower and box spring mattress. Breakfast also comes with the room and is decent. Book early because this property sells out.
  21. The ad online then the dress tried on by purchaser (not me ) https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/student-shares-hilarious-dress-fail-when-i-finally-got-it-on-it-was-completely-see-through
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  23. Pop into Brodeth and look at the smaller sets they have. Apart from that you need to build or buy a tank that will be gravity fed. You are welcome to come and look at mine. Plumbed it in myself.
  24. I don't know...I was thinking: don't do drugs 2 dickheads at the beach Akmed blowing up John...(no...that would be click baiting)
  25. hyaku

    Cebu Hotel Advice

    Well it is a third world country. Getting better but still long way to go and it wont happen in my lifetime. Off out to town shopping soon. When I get there I see all the usual faces. The Badjao have already eaten together, traded babies and taken up their respected points. The rarely bother me as they know my response since one threw food at me that I offered. It is what it is. If people come here for a cheap living they should accept the downside to things.
  26. Not going to happen. No need. Reminds me of this: "Why did God give these islands to the filipino? Because nobody else could survive here."
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      Jonie's Sizzler in SM City (and IT Park) is also very good. Just try their Baby Ribs at just 199 - usually very soft and good amount of meat. But DONT mistake it with the copy that has a black look named Jonies in Ayala  !
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