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by ak405
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: Chile Earthquake 2010
Topic: Status of Allchile forum members
Replies: 118
Views: 19927

Re: Status of Allchile forum members

ak405 just pm'd me back and he's fine along with all members of MinePro Chile =) Yeah I've been absent from the forum for a long time - lame I know - but WOW! After scanning over all of these threads I want to give a hats off to everyone for their concern, care and thoughtfulness!!! Truly amazing!!...
by ak405
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: LAN Terminates 24 Hour Grace Period for Cancellations
Replies: 11
Views: 1614

Re: LAN Terminates 24 Hour Grace Period for Cancellations

Isn't there a consumer protection in SERNAC that allows for returns within a specified period of time that would make this practice illegal?
by ak405
Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Does Chilean women look so good?
Replies: 36
Views: 14011

Re: Does Chilean women look so good?

1, are gringos valued, shunned, or neither? 2, Is it difficult to meet people - this goes for men as well as women 3, Are there any taboos in place that would be new to me (35 year old Norte Americano) Gracias As far as Northern Chile is concerned, in this Gringo's experience: 1. Definitely valued,...
by ak405
Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Help Chile! Get involved in a Good Cause
Topic: the new eco barrens of Chile and South America
Replies: 35
Views: 7773

Re: the new eco barrens of Chile and South America

First I want to start by recommending the bags that Gloria sells. http://www.allchile.net/chileforum/post21077.html?hilit=bags%20gloria#p21077 I've had mine for nearly a year and they show zero wear (I walk 10 minutes with them full). Also I know Jumbo has a reusable bag program, at least here in An...
by ak405
Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Strike 2!
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Strike 2!

Holy Escondida!!!! http://www.bloombergnews.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a_tlQLHrUVl4 Antofagasta Plc, the mining company controlled by Chile’s Luksic family, said a labor deal for workers at the world’s largest copper mine sets a “very bad” precedent for the rest of the industry and may lead to s...
by ak405
Sat Oct 17, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Sub Categories... Food, Shipping Etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 2161

Re: Sub Categories... Food, Shipping Etc.

Oh no! This topic is slipping down the list without a response from our Admin. :salut: I wouldn't worry too much. I get the feeling he doesn't miss much on here. :mrgreen: By the way I really like the subcategories, and agree that it would help locate that bit of information you came across months ...
by ak405
Sat Oct 17, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Chile Pets and Animals
Topic: Post your Pet Photos
Replies: 133
Views: 22502

Re: Post your Pet Photos

One of the leading theories was that someone had stolen him, which apparently happens here when some people like the look of an animal. We never found any evidence that he'd come to a bad end. A friend of mine told me the story of how her dog was once stolen. It was about 3 years ago right after sh...
by ak405
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Foreign Checks in Chile
Replies: 8
Views: 1639

Re: Foreign Checks in Chile

James - FYI: BCI also has one branch in Miami.
by ak405
Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Clock Changes, Clock Changes!
Replies: 25
Views: 2121

Re: Clock Changes, Clock Changes!

You scared me for a second thinking I need to turn my clock back, but i'm in Canada and we don't do it until November 1, 2009. Oh and you guys are turning your clocks forward, I feel bad for you as you lose an hour of sleep :twisted: Don't feel too bad, we get Monday off to make up for that hour, a...
by ak405
Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Clock Changes, Clock Changes!
Replies: 25
Views: 2121

Re: Clock Changes, Clock Changes!

Does this mean the forum clock will be correct?
RuneTheChookcha wrote:No exceptions!.. :)
I hope the forum clock will be considered for exception.
by ak405
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Cost of Airfare
Replies: 17
Views: 1820

Re: Cost of Airfare

Waaaaaaay cheaper if you buy it here (Chile). I quoted $66,000CLP ida y vuelta. Could be because it was leaving from and returning to Iquique. :?:
by ak405
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Cost of Airfare
Replies: 17
Views: 1820

Re: Cost of Airfare

LAN flies a regular Iquique - Lima leg, and it's cheap too!