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Forum: The Lab
Today, 3:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,319
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: vpn for iplayer

Basic lack of understanding of how you get your location found out. There is nothing to do with location services or GPS, it has everything to do with your IP address and also where you get your DNS...
Forum: Caribbean
Jun 13th 2019, 11:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,170
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Caribbean slang

No extra L’s or M’s. We do have the interesting thing about new years eve - its old years night here. Theres no official patois but there are plenty of french spanish and indian words in the...
Jun 13th 2019, 11:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Ticket to the Cayman Islands (from the UK)

Funniy enough i find the reverse here. As drunk driving is typically not illegal, and the cost of car repairs so high, people tend to creep around at 10-20mph if they are drunk. I remember a guy who...
Forum: Caribbean
Jun 11th 2019, 10:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: cruise ships

One only has to look at places like st thomas, san juan, or the absolute pits, grand turk. The ships bring tat, nastiness and ugly minds to what might otherwise be nice places to visit. The income...
Forum: Caribbean
Jun 5th 2019, 12:46 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Travel to Cuba

Caribbean air now fly direct from trinidad to cuba, apparently the flights are usually full. The other way from round here is Copa via panama. But does this really mean the end of cruises from...
Forum: Caribbean
Jun 5th 2019, 12:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,170
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Caribbean slang

Here it tends to be mami, but yes, same respectful terms. If very formal, mistress is sometimes used.
Jun 2nd 2019, 1:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: 15% service charge

Incidentally, i am not anti tipping, its a reward for great service, just that, its not a right or something you reduce if you arent satisfied. IMHO you entered a contract with the menu, if it and...
Jun 2nd 2019, 1:41 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: 15% service charge

Lol tipping is never discretionary in the states, the game is for the employers to fleece the staff and make them seek their salaries direct from customers, rather than pay a living wage. Often on...
May 30th 2019, 12:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Cruise Pier. Yes or No?

The cruise co’s themselves maintain and publish stats on passenger spends per destination. Here its 25us/cargo item [passenger] and they pay 2us to the country is a passenger gets off... Local tour...
May 18th 2019, 10:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nationalities in Cayman

Thats an interesting comparison with the arabs who definitely do pay with regard to the wages in the persons home country regardless of their value in dubai. There its 100% indentured labour too.
May 17th 2019, 5:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nationalities in Cayman

Im betting you can employ 3 very smart Indian financial analysts for the cost of one european/murican.

Of course many may just be labourers/construction workers.
May 17th 2019, 3:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nationalities in Cayman

What do you think would surprise the locals?
May 17th 2019, 3:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nationalities in Cayman

I think it looks about what i would expect. However cross pollinate it with salaries and i suspect a different picture might emerge. Where are the banking and IT people coming from? Are the...
May 16th 2019, 7:52 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By uk_grenada

re: Cruise Pier. Yes or No?

The economics don’t work that way for hotels. Here they are all busily upgrading to 5 stars, we have 4 new hotels in construction. The profit from wealthier customers outweighs that of the proles....
Forum: Barbados
May 8th 2019, 1:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Citizenship Eligibility Question

As already said by christmasoompaloompa - if the OP wants info on british citizenship specifically they need to post in the relevant forum, i dont think people like brit in paris would necessarily...
Forum: Barbados
May 8th 2019, 10:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Citizenship Eligibility Question

Theres a historical relationship. When 25% of the dry land of the globe was pink on the map [the british owned bit] britain had various classes of british citizenship. Its complicated and there...
Forum: Africa
May 5th 2019, 11:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: International Joint Account and Savings

Theres something wrong with the concept ‘international account’ - a bank or savings account has to exist somewhere, in a currency, and is subject to the laws / banks rules governing that somewhere. ...
Forum: Barbados
May 3rd 2019, 10:14 am
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Meeting expats in Barbados

It is an interesting topic, many people visit the caribbean and decide they would like to live there. Does the OP have a connection with barbados that guarantees admission, because if they dont -...
Apr 28th 2019, 11:51 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Gay Marriage

Here, any homosexual act is illegal, including marriage. Heck its against the law to wear clothing of another gender, and the police enforce that at carnival. Possibly more interesting - ive seen a...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 24th 2019, 4:10 pm
Replies: 6,664
Views: 418,704
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nutek's Funny Picture Thread...Part II

See you fell for it; thinking it was a Russian meme - that’s what you were supposed to think - thus enhancing Chinese sentiment
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 24th 2019, 4:03 pm
Replies: 6,664
Views: 418,704
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Nutek's Funny Picture Thread...Part II

Clearly a chinese meme in favour of Trump. Cause thats what muricans respond to - apparently.
Forum: Barbados
Apr 20th 2019, 10:16 am
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Why is it that although you are a dual citizen they still stamp you?

Here, they just stamp the arrival date, even in my british passport, as their computer knows im also a local citizen, which is smart when you consider it.
Forum: Hungary
Apr 10th 2019, 10:27 am
Replies: 76
Views: 8,636
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Lidl

Since coming to live in the Caribbean we have a different approach to your problem if you eat a piece of fruit you like take the seeds and plant them and see what grows.
Forum: Caribbean
Apr 9th 2019, 11:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Check out Grenada....

Hikarious, learn hinglish or admit your a bot lol
Apr 8th 2019, 2:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Is caymen on the EU financial blacklist?

No - read the article from oxfam then agree or disagree. Of course i care about money laundering.
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