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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2640 on: May 10, 2013, 10:21:11 AM »
that was prob with a guy to take video of their jump... its another nice amount but not worth to go without it imo

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2641 on: May 12, 2013, 02:12:02 PM »
Anyone can please provide a link (my searching was unsuccessful) to a GS3 charger that will work in Israel? Or do the regular chargers also work add long as you get a simple adaptor?

Thanks!

 Preferably on Amazon, an item that is Prime eligible.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2642 on: May 12, 2013, 02:45:57 PM »
usually regular chargers work. to be sure, check the charger if it says 120-240

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2643 on: May 12, 2013, 02:49:48 PM »
usually regular chargers work. to be sure, check the charger if it says 120-240

Thanks. So I only have to get an adapter.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2644 on: May 12, 2013, 02:55:48 PM »
Anyone can please provide a link (my searching was unsuccessful) to a GS3 charger that will work in Israel? Or do the regular chargers also work add long as you get a simple adaptor?

Thanks!

 Preferably on Amazon, an item that is Prime eligible.
Thanks. So I only have to get an adapter.
Why don't you use an adapter like this? you can but it in may stores for $1 or 2.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2645 on: May 12, 2013, 03:06:08 PM »
Why don't you use an adapter like this? you can but it in may stores for $1 or 2.

Will get.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2646 on: May 12, 2013, 03:10:47 PM »
They also sell those here in Israel for around 4-5 NIS.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2647 on: May 12, 2013, 03:42:20 PM »
Why don't you use an adapter like this? you can but it in may stores for $1 or 2.
itll take a while to ship from hong kong, its easier to just get it here where its widely available

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2648 on: May 12, 2013, 03:57:30 PM »
itll take a while to ship from hong kong, its easier to just get it here where its widely available
+1
I think they basically sell them in every single store here.
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2649 on: May 12, 2013, 05:33:09 PM »
there are groupons every so sften to do it upstate new york for like 125$ iirc..

$125 is a good price. You should get the video or photos because you'll probably only do this once in your life...

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2650 on: May 13, 2013, 06:06:00 AM »
$125 is a good price. You should get the video or photos because you'll probably only do this once in your life...
+1
I did it with 4 others and was only one that got the video- they really regretted it afterwords. 

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2651 on: May 13, 2013, 12:32:08 PM »
Anybody have the phone number for Rodriguez?

Any good dishes to recommend?

Finally, any coupons?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2652 on: May 13, 2013, 01:01:01 PM »
Anybody have the phone number for Rodriguez?

Any good dishes to recommend?

Finally, any coupons?
dont have a number. But the foods all great!  They have chefs special sides which i did not like.
I ordered the pargiot and my wife ordered the steak. It was def a fat juicy steak! 
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2653 on: May 13, 2013, 01:05:48 PM »
dont have a number. But the foods all great!  They have chefs special sides which i did not like.
I ordered the pargiot and my wife ordered the steak. It was def a fat juicy steak!

How do you make a reservation? Or did you just walk in?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2654 on: May 13, 2013, 01:09:44 PM »
Any suggestions of places open tonight  to get challah in Jerusalem
TIA

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2655 on: May 13, 2013, 01:12:13 PM »
Any suggestions of places open tonight  to get challah in Jerusalem
TIA

Lots of those... they're called "bakeries".

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2656 on: May 13, 2013, 01:17:36 PM »
Lots of those... they're called "bakeries".

Gee thanks
I was referring to bakeries open late tonight

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2657 on: May 13, 2013, 01:20:34 PM »
Gee thanks
I was referring to bakeries open late tonight
Lendner in Bais Yisroel neighborhood is prob open late. Nechama Bais Yisroel is open 24 hours.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2658 on: May 13, 2013, 01:22:26 PM »
Lendner in Bais Yisroel neighborhood is prob open late. Nechama Bais Yisroel is open 24 hours.
Thanks

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2659 on: May 13, 2013, 03:09:05 PM »
Lendner in Bais Yisroel neighborhood is prob open late. Nechama Bais Yisroel is open 24 hours.
Lendner had a sign that they're open tomorrow until 12. Nechama is def still 24 hrs ;D