Greetings from sunny Costa Rica

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  1. RichardBlank

    RichardBlank New Member

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    After reading a few threads, I wanted to introduce myself to this community.

    This is the place to be if you want to party in paradise. I may have some good suggestions.


    Best regards,


    Richard



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  2. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Welcome! Where in Costa Rica are you located? I've been to Guanacaste a few times, and love it there.

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    Doh! I'm an idiot... :)
  3. 86mcss

    86mcss Devouring your Soul

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  4. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    umm hi welcome

    (as long as this isn't a shill for some kind of timeshare)
  5. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    I'm conflicted, either say "hello" or say "stop spamming our boards." I can't decide.... no offense if you actually intend on being part of our community, but still, the approach is suspect.
  6. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    surely this can't really be Mr. Blank.

    sound a bit too busy to be hangin' around some tech boards. BTW, CCC is one of the largest outsourcing companies in costa rica.
  7. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Rohrmoser is a neighborhood of the capital city of San Jose. So yeah, a bit fishy.
  8. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    RichardBlank New Member

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  10. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    Sounds like a fake
  11. RichardBlank

    RichardBlank New Member

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    I can understand your point. I enjoy forums on my down time. This community has many threads that I find interesting. I just wanted to say hello.

    Don't worry, we won't call you during dinner...


    Richard
  12. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    alright then...I suppose I am sorry if I sounded harsh, but we've had alot of spammers/fakes come through here lately.

    btw, what 360 games are you playin right now? I'm still playin the hell out of halo3
  13. RichardBlank

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    No worries. You're still the man.

    Sure, I am a CEO of a call center. We do have a fun side as well...


    Actually, I do things a little differently. I am an avid golfer. I play Real World Golf on my Epson projector. Some may find that cool.

    Besides that, I collect classic arcade machines from the 1980s.



    Richard
  14. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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    Nice to have you aboard. Impressive credentials! :)
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    Thanks Sparky. It has been a long ride.

    I woke up one day and decided that I needed to be a player. Too many times I let opportunity slip by. We all have been there.

    Back in 2000, I had an opportunity to live in Costa Rica. I threw everything in storage and made it happen.

    The rest is history.

    By the way, there is an open invitation to check out the beautiful women that work at my call center! That, my friend, is the reward for my hard work.


    Richard
  16. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    You'll get my thoughts on Costa Rica in three weeks.
  17. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    Maybe you can hang out with him
  18. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    wow, great to have you part of the forums.

    My former job is taking place in costa rica right now. Its all good, some of my coworkers went over to costa rica to train our replacements and there are some smart people down there. I dont know if you had this problem but when Intel first went down there the employee turnover was HUGE with people leaving the job left and right. Is this common? I think part of this had to do with HP offering the Intel employees higher pay to switch jobs.
  19. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    "Leave us alone, Narc!"

    Heh. Welcome to the forum. :)
  20. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Women?....did he say women? In that case Give the man a special welcome and , of coarse, this statement needs verification by means of pix :unibrow:
    Welcome aboard Richard. Please don't rub in the good weathwer too much, it's been freezing cold and wet here.:eek:
  21. RichardBlank

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    hans5849

    Have a good time.I may have some suggestions for you.

    Mr. Ali

    That is a great question. Turnover was huge for the fact that they needed to hire many in a short period of time. To properly find, qualify, hire, train , and test an employee, takes time.

    In regards to HP, the salaries are around the same from what I have heard. Companies do not like people leaving a company after a short period of time for an extra 25 cents an hour. It is a sign that they will be next to lose that same employee to another company after investing time and money in their development.

    mistawiskas

    I am from Philadelphia originally. I know snow, sleet and ice. There are cheap direct flights...
  22. jake

    jake Vagabond

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    haha. Welcome to the boards man.

    I have a cousin that bought a small resport close to Golfino. I have been meaning to visit her but haven't got around to it yet. Got any tips on cheap flights? I usualy use flight center for last minute stuff but would like to have some more options.
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    Sometimes, you get lucky in regards to flights.

    Now, once you have arrived, I know how to stretch a dollar and make a VIP vacation very affordable.
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    jake Vagabond

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    Hmm, I might come down for two weeks in April. I was trying to decide between Jamaica and Costa Rica, but leaning towards Costa Rica already. If I do I will be hitting you up for tips.
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