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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...
Replies: 51
Views: 7911

Re: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...

If TXL stays open, BER has no future, even after all the nightmare ends. Berlin does not need two airports. It cannot support two. If TXL stays open and there is no restriction on how it is used, no one would use BER. BER will become YMX, unless TXL is restricted to serve limited routes, such as re...

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...
Replies: 51
Views: 7911

Re: Lufthansa CEO Spohr changes his stance on Berlin, wants TXL to be kept open...

If TXL stays open, BER has no future, even after all the nightmare ends. Berlin does not need two airports. It cannot support two. If TXL stays open and there is no restriction on how it is used, no one would use BER. BER will become YMX, unless TXL is restricted to serve limited routes, such as re...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonald's loses Big Mac trademark case to Irish chain
Replies: 15
Views: 1046

Re: McDonald's loses Big Mac trademark case to Irish chain

This is a joke. The whole bloody world knows what a Big Mac is, so for the EUIPO to say that McDonald's can't prove that the term Big Mac is being used by McDonald's is preposterous! Do they, here are some burgers that look like a Big Mac but aren't made by McDonalds. Burger King Big King http://bk...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When the cashier gives you too much change
Replies: 50
Views: 2279

Re: When the cashier gives you too much change

The fact is, almost everybody handles cash now and then. Even today, in 2019. And when they give you back too much change....you report it. Simple. No Tax On Rotax Nope I'm keeping it. I can honestly say I haven't used cash in Norway for at least 6 months. I did use cash last week in Liverpool, mos...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When the cashier gives you too much change
Replies: 50
Views: 2279

Re: When the cashier gives you too much change

Plenty of people not living in First World countries... I used to work as a cashier part time before going to university & I've had the experience of being short. Always had to cough up my own money, so whenever a cashier gave me too much change & I noticed it I would give it back pronto to...

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by Kiwirob
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When the cashier gives you too much change
Replies: 50
Views: 2279

Re: When the cashier gives you too much change

who uses cash these days? Plenty of people not living in First World countries... I used to work as a cashier part time before going to university & I've had the experience of being short. Always had to cough up my own money, so whenever a cashier gave me too much change & I noticed it I wo...

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by Kiwirob
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 155
Views: 8581

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

The silence from the Saudis is deafening; do I hear the swish of sharpening bone saws? I can only imagine the Saudi embassy in Ottawa is gaining any information it can possibly glean about her location ... I’m sure for her own protection she’ll end up with a new identity and just disappear after th...

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by Kiwirob
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When the cashier gives you too much change
Replies: 50
Views: 2279

Re: When the cashier gives you too much change

H what do you do? Point it out if I notice. Once I got a mile away and realized she had given me a 50 and not a 5. I turned around because I figured it would come out of her paycheck. Another time, it was an extra dollar and I had already gotten home. I just let it be. This is just another example o...

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by Kiwirob
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When the cashier gives you too much change
Replies: 50
Views: 2279

Re: When the cashier gives you too much change

who uses cash these days?

When I do occasionally use cash I just it it in my pocket and don’t bother checking. If I did receive to much I would notice until I clear my pockets at night, and I’d keep it regardless of the amount. I’m not wasting my time going back to hand it back.

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by Kiwirob
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Khloe Kardashian gets another baby again?
Replies: 8
Views: 660

Re: Will Khloe Kardashian gets another baby again?

Is this a worthy topic for a.net? I doubt many of any here give a crap about this family.

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany studies market for Sea Lynx replacement
Replies: 14
Views: 2719

Re: Germany studies market for Sea Lynx replacement

NZ doesn’t have any issues with the NH90, so I doubt they would be willing to sell them, plus they are waiting on an NH90 simulator which was ordered last year.

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 45
Views: 1643

Re: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!

scbriml wrote:
So, if I volunteer to have my DNA tested and am eliminated from the investigation, what happens to my police DNA record?


My guess is it’s probably kept on file. I don’t see a problem with DNA testing babies and it becomes part of there perminant profile, along with there personal number.

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 45
Views: 1643

Re: Woman in Coma Gives Birth!

tommy1808 wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
It obviously done harm to this person, she was raped and had a baby, or don’t you get that?


How to prevent rape? Kill women... awesome plan.

Best regards
Thomas


The Woman’s basically dead anyway, stopping feeding her would have ended her misery and this needless crime wouldn’t have happened.

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 45
Views: 1643

Re: Woman in Coma Gives Birth!

It obviously done harm to this person, she was raped and had a baby, or don’t you get that?

As for not being 100% if it’s 99.9% this person raped her that’s more that good enough except for pedantic people like you.

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 45
Views: 1643

Re: Woman in Coma Gives Birth!

If ever there was an executitable offense this is it. They’ll be able to prove 100% who did it. Knowing who's semen impragnated her is very likely to tell you who did it, it still ain't 100%. My next question is why was a brain dead women being kept alive for 14 years anyway? Family wasn't ready to...

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 40
Views: 1491

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

Has anyone ever blown 65 billion before? I know I’d spend a few million on cars, a few hundred million on an exploration yacht, a private jet and some homes, that would all come to less than 1 billion, so what would you have to do to blow 65 of them?

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 43
Views: 2214

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

A few years ago on a Guys night we all splashed on the brut33, I have honestly never had so many women complement me on my fragrance before, brut33 and old spice were the go to Father’s Day presents when I was a kid.

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 40
Views: 1491

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

I think it's possible that she might consider anything over the first billion or so she gets to be little other than an unneeded and unwanted responsibility. He seems to be the one with the insatiable greed. I could be wrong, but why would a person in her position want to involve herself in a long ...

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 45
Views: 1643

Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!

This is one of the most vile crimes I can think of in recent memory. How could some scumbag do such a thing, and how could it have gone unnoticed for 9 months? If ever there was an executitable offense this is it. They’ll be able to prove 100% who did it. https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/us/arizona-wo...

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by Kiwirob
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA and Israel Leave UNESCO
Replies: 24
Views: 1094

Re: USA and Israel Leave UNESCO

It's not like they have any leverage over us. if they don´t rebuild the Temple Jebus won´t be coming back, you can not rapture into heaven and have popcorn while watching lots of people being tortured for all eternity. Leverage doesn´t have to be real..... best regards Thomas You know I was just ab...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you done a long distance motorcycle / car / bicycle tour?
Replies: 15
Views: 1119

Re: Have you done a long distance motorcycle / car / bicycle tour?

14 days in total, which lead me to believe one will be hard pressed to find scenery more beautiful than the Norwegian coastline. One will be equally hard pressed to find anywhere as expensive as Norway, particularly if one likes a beer in the evening to wash down the travel dust! You should do New ...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you done a long distance motorcycle / car / bicycle tour?
Replies: 15
Views: 1119

Re: Have you done a long distance motorcycle / car / bicycle tour?

Back when Iceland's volcano erupted I had some meetings which I needed to go to so drove from Norway to Latvia via Sweden for my first meeting, then from Latvia to Milan Italy via Poland, Germany, and Switzerland for my second. The trip home was Germany, Denmark, Norway. All in 5712km in a MINI Club...

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest issues in sports?
Replies: 14
Views: 1090

Re: Biggest issues in sports?

Take tennis as an example why should women be paid as much as men in the Grand Slams, they only play at best 60% of the time men spend on court, men put on a better show, the quality of the men's game is significantly higher than the women's, it's also more difficult to get tickets to the men's fina...

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by Kiwirob
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Shenyang FC-31 / J-31
Replies: 45
Views: 5553

Re: Shenyang FC-31 / J-31

More indication that the J-31/ FC-31 will be used on their Carriers https://www.janes.com/article/85512/china-could-be-developing-carrier-borne-variant-of-fc-31-fighter-aircraft https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2019/january/6723-china-s-fighter-jet-fc-31-to-be-deployed-on...

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Can aircraft carriers survive anymore ?
Replies: 40
Views: 3460

Re: Can aircraft carriers survive anymore ?

If they are useless China and India wouldn't be rushing to built as many carriers as they can possibly afford. They are doing so because an air carrier group projects so much power and it actually increases your chances of achieving national strategic objectives without having to get into a nuclear...

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sinking US aircraft carriers will resolve tension in South China Sea, says Chinese admiral
Replies: 107
Views: 4543

Re: Sinking US aircraft carriers will resolve tension in South China Sea, says Chinese admiral

Yep, nothing would ease tension like sinking a US carrier. :rotfl: They will get smashed, simple as that. China may have a vast military, but the USA still can strike back in a way China will not be able to stop. It’s not going to stay like that for long. The Chinese Navy is outbuilding the USN, as...

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pro basketball league for short players?
Replies: 22
Views: 878

Re: A pro basketball league for short players?

Wasn’t Scotty Pippen a midget?

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by Kiwirob
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train accident and stupid motorists
Replies: 53
Views: 2484

Re: Train accident and stupid motorists

now its 8 people dead, the pulped mush contained two more bodies than originally reported. It must have been horrific for the first responders and other passengers on the train.

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by Kiwirob
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I want a girlfriend for Christmas
Replies: 80
Views: 5503

Re: I want a girlfriend for Christmas

I've laughed at the idea in my head that a.net should have some way to facilitate dating between members. Maybe it's not as crazy as I thought! Ladies, I'm 26, in Denver, work for a major US airline, and ready to mingle! :biggrin: If you want to find love here you'd have better luck if you liked ht...

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by Kiwirob
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting sick on the road
Replies: 17
Views: 1568

Re: Getting sick on the road

zrs70 wrote:

I think of this, as we are now in India, Delhi Belly has struck.


Only drink bottled water, don’t have any ice and steer clear of street food, you should be ok.

A few years back I was in Birmingham and woke up with a Bell’s palsy, that’s wasn’t a lot of fun.

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by Kiwirob
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNA Tested
Replies: 41
Views: 2827

Re: DNA Tested

You made this comment, how else are people supposed to interpret it? I don't know, face value perhaps? You decided to go with insulting me, your choice, man. I know whom said it, so it doesn't do much to me but it shows what kind of character you have. More like how does he know what a "key pa...

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNA Tested
Replies: 41
Views: 2827

Re: DNA Tested

Dutchy wrote:
On the other hand, my appearance is somewhat Mediterranean. Some people did think that I came from Israel, Italy or Spain. :shock:


You made this comment, how else are people supposed to interpret it?

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNA Tested
Replies: 41
Views: 2827

Re: DNA Tested

On the other hand, my appearance is somewhat Mediterranean. Some people did think that I came from Israel, Italy or Spain. :shock: Did they have key parties in the Netherlands around the time you were conceived?? ? That went over your head. Key Party A couples party where all of the men put their c...

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are airports allowed to have preferential relationships with airlines?
Replies: 26
Views: 4786

Re: Are airports allowed to have preferential relationships with airlines?

Lufthansa at Frankfurt springs to mind, almost the entire airport is LH branded.

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thought: Mattis 2020?
Replies: 13
Views: 2033

Re: Thought: Mattis 2020?

I can't see any qualities that would make Mattis a desirable presidential candidate to anybody other than someone wanting to start a war. Or possibly just people who also crave iron fisted lovers. Is this because he was a Marine Corps general? Would you have said the same about Eisenhower? I can’t ...

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNA Tested
Replies: 41
Views: 2827

Re: DNA Tested

propero wrote:
Well I know if I got my DNA tested it’d be 100% American.


So you’re pure blood Native American?

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by Kiwirob
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNA Tested
Replies: 41
Views: 2827

Re: DNA Tested

Dutchy wrote:
On the other hand, my appearance is somewhat Mediterranean. Some people did think that I came from Israel, Italy or Spain. :shock:


Did they have key parties in the Netherlands around the time you were conceived??

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you get?
Replies: 26
Views: 1214

Re: What did you get?

Just some stocking stuffers but my Mom did give me my Grandfathers De-Havilland cuff-links( he worked for them for 50 years) https://imageshack.com/i/porwk7Okj That's one good gift. take well care of those. Like Rolex says, you don't own a Rolex, but you take care of it to give it to your kids. Rol...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you get?
Replies: 26
Views: 1214

Re: What did you get?

I bought a new car in September, so my wife said that’s Christmas and birthday presents for the next 12 months for me. She did buy me a beanie, socks and a snow shovel, it must be because I let her drive it.

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

Chances are that if you are mistakenly convicted of murder and are sentenced to death you most likely already have a record and have probably done some pretty bad things Might be so, or not. But you are advocating to punish someone for which he/she didn't do. Can't believe we have to argue this poi...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

You truly are missing my point, in a spectacular fashion if I may add. I don't believe these monsters should go free. Never said so. All I am saying is that the assumption of 100% guild is false. You say it yourself: "pretty cut and dry", isn't 100% sure, but 99,9% which seems fair to me ...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

What justification? You are attempting to justify being in favor of the death penalty by saying only in the cases of 100% certainty, all I am saying you can never ever be certain, so if you want to race the bar that high, nobody will ever be convicted, thus in practice you are against the death pen...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

oh boy, do you truly think like this? So you do not believe in the rule of law, you do not believe in the perceived innocent principle. To extend that, you can't complain if you were executed while being innocent, now can you. You must be trolling again. Since I’m not inclined to Doug bad things to...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

I guess a lot of the people executed when they were innocent were likely pretty bad people anyway so does it really matter if the wrong scumbag is killed? oh boy, do you truly think like this? So you do not believe in the rule of law, you do not believe in the perceived innocent principle. To exten...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

Never 100% sure, never, doesn't matter how improbable the scenario is, there will always be an alternative scenario. You need to recognize that if you are in favor of the death penalty. Thankfully your opinion is in the minority. A live video of a killing from the murderer's phone is pretty cut and...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

Strangely so many of those "BEARING THE CONSEQUENCES" seem to have been convicted on faked or "misinterpreted" evidence. How do you handle acquittal for the innocents that are now dead ? I guess a lot of the people executed when they were innocent were likely pretty bad people a...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Anglophone Privilege
Replies: 104
Views: 5715

Re: The Anglophone Privilege

Those who whine and bitch about white privilege are too nutless to step up and pave their own way forward. Yeah, but this thread is about the privilege of English being a dominant language in some realms of professional interactions, creating an unfair advantage of those who are native speakers. Ma...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

No I don't want it to be comfortable. You think Ted Bundy's victims were smiling and comfortable when they died? I am sick of coddling people that hurt and kill others. You do the crime you accept the consequences. Strangely so many of those "BEARING THE CONSEQUENCES" seem to have been co...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

That is false, you can never be 100% sure, never. So if you are in favor of the death penalty, you automatically take for granted that some innocent people will be executed. If you don't want that, you are automatically against the death penalty. I am supportive of the death penalty only at certain...

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by Kiwirob
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 8168

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

That is false, you can never be 100% sure, never. So if you are in favor of the death penalty, you automatically take for granted that some innocent people will be executed. If you don't want that, you are automatically against the death penalty. Of course you can be 100% sure the person you’re exe...

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