Daily Archive: 08/05/2017

Weekly Wisecrack: August 5, 2017


THE OLDTIMER   One way or the other Ned absolutely needs a deal today. Called to another table for “assistance” during the 1st wave he again sizes up the body language of the prey and concludes that clobbering this pair with a quick nose-bleed drop will work. Ned then decides, if it doesn’t work he’ll …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: August 5, 2017

  ► Sales guests from hell. Admit it, we’ve all met them across the little round tables. They know everything there is to know about timeshares and timesharing, or at least they think they do, and they have attended so many presentations in order to get “free” gifts that they have their system down pat. …

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Weekly Jukebox: August 5, 2017

No two ways about it, there must be a gazzilion versions of that old classic St. James Infirmary Blues, sometimes known as “Gambler’s Blues.” It’s an American folksong of anonymous origin, though sometimes credited to the songwriter Joe Primrose (a pseudonym for Irving Mills) and made famous in 1928 by Louis Armstrong. Well, here’s another …

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Important Notice

NOTICE TO OLYMPIC VILLAGE INN OWNERS The Board of Directors’ Election at OVI will be held prior to the October 7, 2017 Annual Meeting of Members. OVI owners should receive their ballots in September 2017. The current Board of Directors continues to withhold the List of Candidates from the individuals who have requested that they …

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Timeshare Financial News: August 5, 2017

I told you so! Or at least I made a darned good guess. Wyndham Worlwide, as I sort of predicted, has announced a spinoff that will create two separate, stand-alone, publicly-traded business entities. The Wyndham Hotel Group will become a pure-play hotel company and Wyndham Vacation Ownership will be the world’s largest publicly traded timeshare …

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Florida USA Timeshare News: August 5, 2017

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>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: ORLANDO: The developers of the massive Margaritaville Resort Orlando project have broken ground for its 187-room hotel, which is scheduled for completion in late 2018. Some of the brand’s signature décor elements, created to put guests in a vacation state of mind, include such whimsical touches as a giant flip-flop …

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Caribbean Timeshare News: August 5, 2017

>> INTERNATIONAL TIMESHARE NEWS ST. THOMAS, USVI: It shouldn’t surprise anyone that timeshare owners are irate about the new $25 per night sin tax that the government of the US Virgin Islands is levying against them. “It isn’t fair!” they cry. And they’re right. At $25 per night owners will find themselves spending an extra …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: August 5, 2017

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “I’m shopping around for something to do that no one will like.” —Jerry Garcia How it was… Way back in the days before Diamond Resorts became the behemoth it is today, before Stephen Cloobeck purchased Sunterra Resorts to start the company’s rise to bigness, Diamond was basically a one-project outfit that was marketing …

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