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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 10:47 AM
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I don't know about you, but we couldn't remember what the heck to call these things....and ofcourse they got referred to many times, daily.......lol, we came up with "CHALUPA".....
"Did you put our towels by the Chalupa".....lol. Just having a laugh and wondered what other names its gone by? Care to share your version?


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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 10:50 AM
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Until I knew they had a name I referred to them as tiki huts. Palapa sounds like an appetizer at a restaurant
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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 12:56 PM
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We save "chickies." lol

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i called it a hut or an umbrella.

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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 03:26 PM
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We say chickees too, but I was told on our last trip that ONLY Playa Linda calls them that. Glad to see Elaine does too.
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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 04:47 PM
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We call them "huts".
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We say chickees too, but I was told on our last trip that ONLY Playa Linda calls them that. Glad to see Elaine does too.
Well I'm heading for Playa Linda 2wks from today....I'll remember to call them chickees there.....
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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 05:51 PM
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chris, cdm also calls them that.

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We say chickees too, but I was told on our last trip that ONLY Playa Linda calls them that. Glad to see Elaine does too.
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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 06:22 PM
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Well I'm heading for Playa Linda 2wks from today....I'll remember to call them chickees there.....
Have a wonderful trip! No, I'm not jealous!!!!!!
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Old Sunday, October 7th, 2007, 07:58 PM
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Palapa if you want to be proper...hut is more common. We just got home last night, and this morning (due to wishful thinking)...my hubby got up and said.."Should I go get our hut? hahahahahaha...
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Just so you know, a chalupa is a lollypop... :-)
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In Michigan at Taco Bell reastaurants a Chalupa is something to eat.....I call the huts chickies when in Aruba. Or Heaven in the shade
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So I guess we could have a chalupa under a palapa.
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I can do that! Chalupa....lollypop.....lol, who knew? I actually DID get it from the Taco Bell Chalupa which is a delicious terrible thing to eat....we just couldn't remember that Palapa word everytime so we went with Chalupa....lol. Looks like hut and chickees are the way to go...
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I call them Palapas, but for some reason my husband can never remember that word and ends up calling them Talapias
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I call them Palapas, but for some reason my husband can never remember that word and ends up calling them Talapias
Talapia is a certain fish. So you can have your talapia under the palapa and finish it up with a chalupa...
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Talapia is a certain fish. So you can have your talapia under the palapa and finish it up with a chalupa...
...with your chickee!
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Old Friday, October 12th, 2007, 10:27 AM
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I call them shade huts.

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I'm with Liz, we call them "shade huts".
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Don't forget the Balashi!!!!!
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