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    I would suggest you get your information from...

    I would suggest you get your information from another source... whoever wrote that has their head blissfully stuffed up their posterior. SweptAway, just as the other Couples properties, is the land...
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    Ah, the days when all you had to do to salve your...

    Ah, the days when all you had to do to salve your day's burn was go to your room and slather on the cool, cool Aloe Lotion.... Couples... bring this back, PLEASE!
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    Regardless of which resort you book, you only...

    Regardless of which resort you book, you only have a few days before the rates will (supposedly) go up, and it seems the increase will likely be substantial. There is currently a "Once in a...
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    In our experience (keep in mind our last visit to...

    In our experience (keep in mind our last visit to SweptAway was April 2013), the wifi at SweptAway was spotty at best, and generally slow. If you're not in the Lobby, good luck with things like...
  5. Thread: Favorite drinks?

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    I think I see a pattern here... but however you...

    I think I see a pattern here... but however you select your imbibements throughout the day... see my signature. Bob Marley was a visionary in more way than one!
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    Pull up, Pull up, Pull up.... There is ONE caveat...

    Pull up, Pull up, Pull up.... There is ONE caveat to the "included" transfer. It is NOT a private transfer, which CAN be arranged with Couples, or with any of several transfer contractors for a fee.
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    I always have to train up the bar staff on our...

    I always have to train up the bar staff on our own concoction, named in honor of my bride... the Almond Joy. Copious amounts of coconut rum, Amaretto (almond licquer), blended with ice and milk...
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    Nope... no add-on. The transfer is included as...

    Nope... no add-on. The transfer is included as part of the All-Inclusive, but it IS a contractor (not a Couples employee) driving the vehicle; as such, he deserves a tip for your safe passage to...
  9. Another of my favorite things.... Seven.......

    Another of my favorite things....


    Seven.... Mile.... Beach!!!!
  10. Ulti's singalong in the Aura!

    Ulti's singalong in the Aura!
  11. Thread: October Weather

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    Oh, how we remember that 2011 storm... it was...

    Oh, how we remember that 2011 storm... it was parked out off the Yucatan and we paid the consequences in Negril all week long! It was very warm, but very breezy... I never knew that waves could be 4...
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    How bad are the sand fleas? Depends on who you...

    How bad are the sand fleas? Depends on who you are... if you're my wife... they are VERY bad... for some reason, those li'l buggers really LOVE her!
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    Karen L is now the manager at SweptAway, or at...

    Karen L is now the manager at SweptAway, or at least she was earlier this year.
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    You probably can't ship 'em, and they'd be late...

    You probably can't ship 'em, and they'd be late if you did (soon come, mon!)... You can buy this stuff in the gift shop... pricey, but you CAN buy it!
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    All right kiddies... play nice with the palapas...

    All right kiddies... play nice with the palapas or we'll take the eyesores down.
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    I remember long ago when the road to Negril was...

    I remember long ago when the road to Negril was under construction. SweptAway (before Couples) was compensating repeaters with a one-way flight on Timair (the only show in town at the time). Was a...
  17. Thread: Fly Rasta!!!

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    Glad everyone here knows Ziggy as his own man...

    Glad everyone here knows Ziggy as his own man when it comes to his music... One thing I figured out after we saw him is that we have to get more of his music. Until now, all we had is "Conscious...
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    Hi tomdorothy.... ummmm.... down there.......

    Hi tomdorothy.... ummmm.... down there.... another thread, unless this is the official OFFICIAL April thread.... We'll be at SweptAway April 25 to May 2.
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    softail19 - I think he played at the Minnesota...

    softail19 - I think he played at the Minnesota Zoo's auditorium that night...

    sonofthebeach - Ya know, Lar... I was close enuff that I coulda told him... SMALL venue! In fact, they did a...
  20. Thread: Fly Rasta!!!

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    Fly Rasta!!!

    Last night, the Empress and I went to see Ziggy Marley at a small (750 seat) auditorium in Wisconsin's Door County. WOW! What a performance! If you missed Ziggy at a tour stop nearby, sucks for...
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    We always bring them to the concierge, and they...

    We always bring them to the concierge, and they make sure that the supplies get to the CR person to forward to the school.
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    My gosh, PLEASE lay off the WayFarer Palm! That...

    My gosh, PLEASE lay off the WayFarer Palm! That is a landmark... we have been having our picture taken in front of this amazing old clump since 1995, and we look at wonder at how majestically its...
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    I'm not sure if its available as a selection for...

    I'm not sure if its available as a selection for the minibar... but it IS out on the beach bars... after all, it is a KEY ingredient for an Almond Joy (patent pending).
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    Here's a thought about your reasons you're not...

    Here's a thought about your reasons you're not sharing... the Atrium Suites don't have glass or plexiglass in the windows... just screens and shutters. It might have a beating on your decision.
  25. Thread: Dinner Music

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    For a couple of years after it opened in...

    For a couple of years after it opened in SweptAway's Great House, the new Feathers played technomusic that was not only loud, but quite obnoxious. They've since toned it down quite a bit, at least...
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