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RE: Toronto - COMMON planning...



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Depends on how much the pasta costs over there...

:)

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, John Earl wrote:

> When I travel internationally I always hit an ATM machine as soon as I
> arrive in my destination city - that way you get the best possible
> exchange rate, and you don't pay that ridiculous "Exchange Fee" of 3-7%.
>
> Of course, that also means that you have to have some idea of what the
> exchange rates are so that you know how much money to get. :)
>
> Pop Quiz - You're going to be in Budapest for 2 days and the ATM asks
> you if you want 5,000, 10,000, 15,000, 25,000 or 50,000 Florints.  What
> do you choose?
>
> When I don't know I always pick one of the amounts in the middle of the
> screen :)
>
> jte
>
>
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-
> > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Don
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 7:39 PM
> > To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
> > Subject: RE: Toronto - COMMON planning...
> >
> >
> >
> > John,
> >
> > No kidding!
> >
> > Folks, you may want to visit a local bank that deals with
> > foreign
> > currencies or just hit a bank once you hit
> > Toronto...problem is, most of
> > you will be arriving on Saturday or Sunday and the banks
> > will be closed,
> > so check with currency exchanges in the airport, provided
> > the handling
> > fee's aren't too high...
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, John Earl wrote:
> >
> > > " what the heck is that in american.  I gotta convert my
> > cash..."
> > >
> > > Actually you don't have to convert your cash.  Most
> > Canadians are happy
> > > to accept US dollars on a one for one exchange for
> > Canadian dollars.
> > >
> > > jte
> > >
> > > (they'd be Looney not too!)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > > 19426 68th Ave. S
> > > Seattle, WA 98032
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> > >
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> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:midrange-l-
> > > > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rick baird
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 12:10 PM
> > > > To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
> > > > Subject: Re: Toronto - COMMON planning...
> > > >
> > > > 20 degrees Celcius?
> > > >
> > > > what the heck is that in american.  I gotta convert my
> > > > cash, and now
> > > > my temperature?
> > > >
> > > > you know, i'd go to other countries more often if it
> > > > weren't for all
> > > > the ferners.  And nobody talks 'merikin.  they got a
> > > > diffrint werd fer
> > > > everything!
> > > >
> > > > to all my canadian friends and aquaintances, JUST
> > KIDDING.
> > > >
> > > > ;)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 14:52:25 -0400 (EDT), Don
> > > > <dr2@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Folks,
> > > > >
> > > > > anyone going to TO for COMMON may want to checkout
> > > > www.weather.ca for temp
> > > > > ranges so that you can pack/dress accordingly.
> > > > >
> > > > > Don in DC
> > > > >
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