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    What banks will change dollars into pesos without requiring you to have an account with them?

    I mentioned earlier in this thread that I used a cambio near the intersection of Ortiz y Cerviño (on Ortiz next to the Freddo). The last time I was there I picked up their business card which says - address: Scalabrini Ortiz 3205; phone numbers: 4806-0094 / 4806-0504 / 4808-0049; horario: Lunes...
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    Fixed line telephones with 11- prefixes?

    Thanks for the several replies. It all makes sense EXCEPT that just the other day someone gave me their number as 11-xxxx-xxxx and I am near certain that it is a cell phone.
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    Fixed line telephones with 11- prefixes?

    I've always thought that phone numbers starting with 11 or 15 followed by 8 digits were cell phones. But just now when I tried to send an SMS message to an 11-xxxx-xxxx number I then got an SMS text (but not in the same thread) saying "Gracias por utilizar el servicio de envio de SMS a...
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    What banks will change dollars into pesos without requiring you to have an account with them?

    Maybe I am wrong of course but it seems less likely to me that I will get a bad bill at a bank. Also bank branches are so easy to find. Exchange places, in my experiences, not so much. Anyway ... yesterday I tried many bank branch offices as I walked down a stretch of Las Heras. Not a one...
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    What banks will change dollars into pesos without requiring you to have an account with them?

    I prefer to use a bank. But if no bank will exchange dollars for pesos unless you have an account with them is there a non-bank exchange place near Austria and Las Heras? Thanks
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    "Vto" in Personal Usage/Balance Text Msg

    Gracias Admin and Gracielle. If I want more data is that a separate purchase? Thanks, Bob
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    "Vto" in Personal Usage/Balance Text Msg

    I am sure it has been asked before but "Vto" is too short for a search argument. What does Vto mean in the message: Saldo $71.05 Vto:07/02 / Datos: 51185 KB Vto:24/01 A related question ... when I add credit to my phone at a kisoko do I have to specifically ask for talk, text, and data or...
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    ISO English Speaking Piano Teacher - Jazz and/or Blues ...

    ... for the last week of January and February. Probably a long shot but I'll appreciate any leads. Thanks, Bob
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    Fixins For Chili Con Carne

    Thank you Jantango.
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    Fixins For Chili Con Carne

    I've been thinking that I might bring a package or two of McCormicks Chili seasoning back to BsAs. But I don't recall ever seeing two of the essential ingredients there - beans (either dark red kidney beans or black beans) and canned diced tomatoes. I know I could use fresh tomatoes but would...
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    Republicans Sought

    Personally I think that the Republican party needs an overhaul more so than the US government. I don't know the mechanics but it appears to me that the party has been hijacked by religious extremists and people way too far on the right. I think that a conservative party could make a very...
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    Protest Trump Inauguration And Women's March At Us Embassy

    It will be interesting to see what happens if/when the federal government cuts back on funding for NYC. Bob
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    Protest Trump Inauguration And Women's March At Us Embassy

    I am not a constitutional scholar nor an expert on exactly what the demonstrations on Saturday were about. But my understanding of the 1st amendment is that the people don't need a reason to peaceably assemble. But I am sure they did have reasons. And I think that one was to demonstrate that...
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    Protest Trump Inauguration And Women's March At Us Embassy

    I have to assume that you mean he has not fucked up in office yet. You are apparently ignoring his fuck ups during and prior to the campaign. And today since he is President how can you not characterize his huge conflict of interest as a fuck up? I was/am no fan of Hillary. But I am not...
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    Fidel Castro Dead At 90 Years Of Age.

    (nevermind)