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  •  Some countries, (1+ / 0-)
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    elwior

    like Costa Rica, for instance, don't even HAVE a postal system.

    You can't keep a mighty tree alive (much less expect it to thrive) by only spritzing the fine leaves at its tippy-top. The fate of the whole tree depends on nurturing the grassroots. - Jim Hightower

    by PSzymeczek on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 12:25:15 PM PST

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    •  what does CR have in its place? (1+ / 0-)
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      MichaelNY

      n/t

      •  They don't have addresses. (1+ / 0-)
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        MichaelNY

        They go by the "third house on the left past the big rock" system.

        You can't keep a mighty tree alive (much less expect it to thrive) by only spritzing the fine leaves at its tippy-top. The fate of the whole tree depends on nurturing the grassroots. - Jim Hightower

        by PSzymeczek on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 02:42:11 PM PST

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        •  like this one (0+ / 0-)

          ttp://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Costa+Rica+postal+stamps&qpvt=Costa+Rica+postal+stamps&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=271F5A559B09E1C9A88BF594083606A2CDC52C4F&selectedIndex=1

          n/t

        •  here it is (0+ / 0-)

          http://www.bing.com/...

           you chose the wrong country to pick on. what they don't have is an army, not because they are primitive, because they are advanced

          •  Ah. (0+ / 0-)

            I was going by what someone who is a frequent visitor to Costa Rica told me.  Apparently that person wasn't entirely accurate.  Thanks for the additional information.

            You can't keep a mighty tree alive (much less expect it to thrive) by only spritzing the fine leaves at its tippy-top. The fate of the whole tree depends on nurturing the grassroots. - Jim Hightower

            by PSzymeczek on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:34:23 AM PST

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