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Off to a Good Start #252338
04/08/2021 08:54 AM
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After arriving Tuesday and unpacking, we decided to grab an early dinner since we had gotten up very early to catch our 6:30 a.m. flight. Said we would drive through Simpson Bay and stop at the first place that sounded good. Ended up at Lee's. Other than the location, not much has changed. Knew they did not have live music on Tuesday night but was disappointed to hear they currently have no live music any night. I know that's good news to some but we always enjoyed a little music during or after dinner. And we know Austin who regularly performed there in days gone by. In bed before 9 as we were worn out. Yesterday (Wednesday) I got up and headed to the Super U in Marigot to pick up some French wine. Prices have inched up but I found several bottles in the 8 to 10 euro range that would do nicely. Also stopped at Monoprix in Marigot since they have some different beer than other places stock. Was pleased to find they have several US craft beers available and I settled on the Lagunitas IPA. Lunch was at Driftwood Boat Bar. We had the ribs which were quite good. I know someone had said they were served slathered in BBQ sauce but the menu clearly states you can order plain or BBQ. We ordered plain with sauce on the side and that was perfect. Afternoon spent at the pool. Was a mostly cloudy day with a bit of sun showing every now and then. Dinner at Pineapple Pete's. We got to visit with the head Pineapple (Pierre) as he has become a good friend over the years. Food was good and they had a guy playing the guitar (no singing) who was excellent. Added nice ambiance to the evening. Back "home" and asleep by 10:00. We will see what today brings.

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Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252340
04/08/2021 09:11 AM
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Great! Sounds like you are in fact off to a good start. Enjoy!


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Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252363
04/08/2021 11:58 AM
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One other thing......nothing was said about daily temperature checks when we arrived and we have received no emails. Not sure they are still requiring that.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252412
04/08/2021 11:08 PM
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No temp check mentioned for us upon arrival nor emails asking. We were there 3/25-4/4. Lees, Pineapple Pete’s and Dinghy Dock were visited on our trip also and food was very good.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252415
04/09/2021 01:16 AM
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We were supposed to get emails and temp checks for 14 days. We got 11, and then they stopped. They may have cancelled that without asking. It was crazy anyways....expecting people to take their temps, and sending them in.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252416
04/09/2021 05:38 AM
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What is crazy about it??

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: SXMBND] #252422
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I'm not Ed, but the concept that people would actually take their temperature and report it TRUTHFULLY, if it happened to be high, is kind of silly, to me.

The requirement for daily temperature checks is still on the official government website, as of now.


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Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252433
04/09/2021 10:26 AM
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To answer the question directed to me. The crazy emails received for daily temps were a joke. If you hit the F button for faneheit, the only thing you could put in were the first two numbers. so if you had a 99.9 temperature, it only took the 99. Almost one degree of temperature makes a lot of difference. Then, I am in total agreement with Carol, expecting people to report a temperature accurately and HONESTLY is beyond crazy, especially when people's lives are at stake. IF a system like this would work, i think there could be a better implementation in place with more scrutiny. The resorts, the casinos all have infrared scanners now that take people's temps. Having this service run by qualified people, would make more sense. Expensive....probably! Safer for all.....YES!!!!!

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: CaribLee] #252463
04/09/2021 03:01 PM
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Actually 99.9 would have registered as 100. We put in 97.6 a few times and it always went to 98

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: Carol_Hill] #252471
04/09/2021 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
I'm not Ed, but the concept that people would actually take their temperature and report it TRUTHFULLY, if it happened to be high, is kind of silly, to me.

The requirement for daily temperature checks is still on the official government website, as of now.




You would not want to know if your sick?????? If the end result is daily checking your temperature then I see no downside.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: EdB] #252472
04/09/2021 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by EdB
To answer the question directed to me. The crazy emails received for daily temps were a joke. If you hit the F button for faneheit, the only thing you could put in were the first two numbers. so if you had a 99.9 temperature, it only took the 99. Almost one degree of temperature makes a lot of difference. Then, I am in total agreement with Carol, [b]expecting people to report a temperature accurately and HONESTLY is beyond crazy, especially when people's lives are at stake. IF a system like this would work, i think there could be a better implementation in place with more scrutiny. The resorts, the casinos all have infrared scanners now that take people's temps. Having this service run by qualified people, would make more sense. Expensive....probably! Safer for all.....YES!!!!!



So your temp reads 101 and your not going to tell anyone..........?? we did it in February and the Island had a total of 44 cases at the time......... somebody's doing something right.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: SXMBND] #252485
04/09/2021 11:14 PM
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The downside would be possibly not getting home in a timely manner.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: George1234] #252493
04/10/2021 07:33 AM
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So as long as YOU are not inconvienced it's OK to infect others ??

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Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: SXMBND] #252503
04/10/2021 08:17 AM
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OK, let's calm down here people. Time to move on from this topic.

Sorry about the thread drift here to CaribLee. Please tell us more about your trip, and we'll try to stay on topic..


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Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: SXMBND] #252539
04/10/2021 01:33 PM
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I was merely stating why some people may lie about THEIR temperature. I didn't say I recommended it.

Re: Off to a Good Start [Re: George1234] #252541
04/10/2021 01:51 PM
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Again, let's let this die..


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