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Old 11-08-2013, 04:51 PM   #3626
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So there is a group of us from the 2+2 Pokercast coming to B.A. on November 18th for a couple of nights and then coming back non the 24th for a couple of nights again. 6 or 7 Canadians/Americans in our 30s/40s speaking little to no Spanish. We will be heading to Uruguay for World Cup qualifying on 20th then LAPT in Punte Del Este for a few days.

Sapol has graciously offered to be a tour guide/concierge for us but any suggestions of things we should definitely check out during our short 3-4 days there please DM me or post in this thread. We don't have a lot of time there. We are into good food and fun times(partying) but are a bit concerned about our Spanish.

We'd love to get together with any ex-pats, locals who speak english or poker people while we're in town.

Also any tips on travelling to Argentina re:would be great.

1) things to be sure we bring
2) info on Reciprocity Fee
3) Blue Market Currency exchange
1) Any money you plan on spending, bring cash USD
2)http://www.argentinaindependent.com/...city-fee-visa/
You will need to have some kind of "receipt" before you even check-in for your flight here.
3)http://www.dolarblue.net/
The price you will be exchanging your dollars at should be about the price quoted in green as "compra"
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Old 11-11-2013, 07:46 PM   #3627
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We have a Skype group chat now for everyone living in Buenos Aires. If you want to be added then add me jas0npoole.PM me for my Skype details.
I would be very interested in joining that Skype group, I pm'ed you with my Skype username.
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Old 11-16-2013, 06:42 AM   #3628
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anyone wanna buy bitcoins for cash down here (today)?
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:00 PM   #3629
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trying to sell your BTC at the peak?
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Old 11-16-2013, 07:43 PM   #3630
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Anyone in BA got a decent sized monitor they want to sell or know where i could get one?
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:14 PM   #3631
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does puerto madero have any PLO running?
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:40 AM   #3632
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does puerto madero have any PLO running?
No.
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:26 AM   #3633
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

I am coming to BA for the Latin American Bitcoin Conference Dec 7-8th. I have a 30" monitor laying around that I don't use. How much can I sell it for there if I bring it?

http://labitconf.com/
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:36 AM   #3634
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I am coming to BA for the Latin American Bitcoin Conference Dec 7-8th. I have a 30" monitor laying around that I don't use. How much can I sell it for there if I bring it?

http://labitconf.com/
What's the brand, age, resolution, and condition? I'd be interested in buying it from you depending on these things.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:33 AM   #3635
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You really never miss a chance to evangelize, do you?
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:31 PM   #3636
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What's the brand, age, resolution, and condition? I'd be interested in buying it from you depending on these things.
2010 Dell. 2560x1600. Used for 1.5 years. Then I quit using it in favor of small 22" that were easier to travel with, and it has sat unused for over two years. Brightness and color seems fine, not at all like some of these people's monitors I see where they are all dim and yellow. Maybe I can fire it up and take a video or pic. If someone could just give me a ballpark on what range these sell for in BA, that would be good.

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You really never miss a chance to evangelize, do you?
Last time I checked, 65/100 posts in HSNL xfer thread involved bitcoin, so apparently it is working

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Old 11-27-2013, 04:42 PM   #3637
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Last time I checked, 65/100 posts in HSNL xfer thread involved bitcoin, so apparently it is working
Yes, that's because that's where posts regarding bitcoin belong.
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Old 11-28-2013, 05:13 PM   #3638
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2010 Dell. 2560x1600. Used for 1.5 years. Then I quit using it in favor of small 22" that were easier to travel with, and it has sat unused for over two years. Brightness and color seems fine, not at all like some of these people's monitors I see where they are all dim and yellow. Maybe I can fire it up and take a video or pic. If someone could just give me a ballpark on what range these sell for in BA, that would be good.


Last time I checked, 65/100 posts in HSNL xfer thread involved bitcoin, so apparently it is working
The problem with pricing it is that they literally can't be found here, the biggest I've ever found was a 27" on mercadolibre, most people just bring them with them. I'll give you 700 dollars for it (assuming it's in the condition you say), any more than that and I'll just wait until I go home in a month and buy a new one.
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Old 12-19-2013, 03:11 PM   #3639
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

hows the weather in april? Im thinking bout spending 1-2 months in BA but is it already getting "cold" in april?
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Old 12-19-2013, 08:42 PM   #3640
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buenos_Aires#Climate
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Old 12-19-2013, 10:29 PM   #3641
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Okay thanks. I got one more question:

Lets say i go to some upper class night club. How well the people there speak english?
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Old 07-13-2014, 11:38 AM   #3642
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

I'm thinking of going to Buenos Aries next week and possibly staying there for a while. Does anyone know of a nice area in the city with a language school, gym and good restaurants/bars?
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Old 07-14-2014, 12:40 AM   #3643
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Palermo or recoleta are probably your best bets

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Old 09-15-2014, 07:52 PM   #3644
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hey all - I am a danish online mtt pro now moving to Buenos Aires. I would love to meet anyone living there - or just passing through. I know the city quiet well from previous visits. Mi espanol esta bien y me encantaria tambien encontrar hispanohablantes.

PM me or just reply in this thread
Suerte chicos,
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Old 09-28-2014, 01:42 PM   #3645
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there an active community here still?
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Old 12-12-2014, 08:24 PM   #3646
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bumptime~

does anyone have experience sending things to Argentina? i've heard numerous times that customs there are like a mafia and charge ridiculous rates for anyone to receive anything of value. i wouldn't be sending anything fancy (partly because of their customs), just a book and some photos/postcards.

if i send the above stuff is it likely to get through fine without charging the receiver anything?
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Old 12-15-2014, 07:45 AM   #3647
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bumptime~

does anyone have experience sending things to Argentina? i've heard numerous times that customs there are like a mafia and charge ridiculous rates for anyone to receive anything of value. i wouldn't be sending anything fancy (partly because of their customs), just a book and some photos/postcards.

if i send the above stuff is it likely to get through fine without charging the receiver anything?
Yeah should be fine as long as it's nothing of real value. might take a month or more though. And waiting to pick it up is a several hour process
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Old 12-16-2014, 02:55 PM   #3648
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bumptime~

does anyone have experience sending things to Argentina? i've heard numerous times that customs there are like a mafia and charge ridiculous rates for anyone to receive anything of value. i wouldn't be sending anything fancy (partly because of their customs), just a book and some photos/postcards.

if i send the above stuff is it likely to get through fine without charging the receiver anything?
For something fancy you'll need a despachante de aduana. Basically anything you order right now is a pain in the ass to get.
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Old 01-19-2015, 02:55 AM   #3649
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hello, im a grinder from canada (montreal) with a friend of mine in palermo.. i play mid high stakes online and my friend is a live player. I find the girls very pretty here but also very conservative which i respect

Could be cool to meet some poker players, also my friend would like to play in the underground clubs in BA if someone can help
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Old 01-19-2015, 05:36 AM   #3650
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I find the girls very pretty here but also very conservative which i respect
This was the biggest laugh I've had in quite awhile. If you've only met conservative girls in Bs As, you've either only been in town for 30 min, or you haven't gone out to any bar/club/party anywhere in the city.

Enjoy your time, it's a great place to live
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