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Regan

Regan
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Topics: 3 / Replies: 87
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Re: Crime in USVI

" And 4.5 per 100,000 is the national average, rather than 55 per 100,000." John, Dude, you missed the decimal point. It's "0.55" murders per...

7 years ago
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Re: Retiring in USVI; right to bear arms & recreational fishing

Nor does the USVI honor any other states Concealed Carry Permit, regardless of how stringent your states requirements may be.

8 years ago
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Re: Crime in USVI

Lessee... 60 murders per 110,000 people equals... (60/110,000) .55 murders per every thousand people, or to put it another way, one murder for every ...

8 years ago
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Re: Crime in USVI

I live in a town of 800 people. A single murder in a year would therefore statistically curse us with a frighteningly high "murder rate" - to use Joh...

8 years ago
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Re: Dynamic Tours

We've used Freddie Lettsome (Dynamic Tours) for ourselves and our villa guests for years. Freddie's vehicles are always immaculate, and he himself is...

17 years ago
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Re: Conceal/Carry

You can go tofor more information. My personal conclusion as a CCW holder and frequent visitor to STJ (and after having done quite a bit of res...

17 years ago
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Re: Is 4wd necessary on STJ?

The answer is: it depends. On where you want to go mostly - if you plan to stay on the beaten paths (i.e. paved roads) you should be OK in a car. ...

17 years ago
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Re: The Beach Estate

The Beach Estate is indeed beautiful, you'll love it. Great view, great pool, your own private beach, interesting decor, all the stuff that makes sta...

17 years ago
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Re: to each his own... expectations

The thing that fascinates me about comments such as those made by our NJ visitors is to stop for a moment and consider what must have been their expec...

17 years ago
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Careful not to get too large a duffel!

Definitely soft for reasons duly noted above. One thing to keep in mind though: the new weight restrictions on bags have rendered the larger rolling...

17 years ago
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Re: Has anyone purchased Sam's Club snorkel gear?

We've purchased Sam's Club brand gear for casual use by our guests and it's been fine. I wouldn't recommend it for serious diving, or if you know you...

17 years ago
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Re: crime in the USVI

The other thing to keep in mind when reading statistics on crime in small locales is that the smallness of the sample magnifies the results. For exam...

17 years ago
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Re: what to do with money while swimming

Janet, Here's what we use, works great:

18 years ago
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Re: Romantic Dinner w/view - St. John

While Zozo's and The Balcony are both on our list of favorites, I think that Asolare has a more "romantic" atmosphere and view, as well as excellent f...

18 years ago
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Re: New Horizons II

Try www.newhorizonscharters.com. Have fun!

18 years ago
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Attitudes & visitors

Re/ the whole attitude of the locals thing, I've found that after a proper greeting of "Good What-Ever-It-Is", I'm frequently still met with indiffere...

18 years ago
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Outstanding List!

As a longtime visitor to the islands, I can testify to the wisdom of your "rules". They deserve a permanent and prominent place on this (and any othe...

18 years ago
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Re: Passenger Ferry Capacity, Charlotte Amalie to St. John

The ferries depart and arrive at Charlotte Amalie from the wharf along front street, right across from the main shopping area. (You'll need to take a ...

19 years ago
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Re: Starfish Market

From direct experience, Starfish stays open until 9:00 pm or until they lose interest, which ever comes first. If it happens to be really slow around...

19 years ago
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