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by LOT767301ER
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does GRR need a flight to Mexico or Canada again?
Replies: 26
Views: 2806

Re: Does GRR need a flight to Mexico or Canada again?

then how did Air Canada fly GRR-YYZ for years? They dont have an FIS


There is a CBP Office at GRR (Probably staffed to 1-2 people) and it can be used in the extraordinary event that the flight could not be pre-cleared.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots stop 222 asylum seekers being deported from Germany.
Replies: 66
Views: 15145

Re: Pilots stop 222 asylum seekers being deported from Germany.

either way is fine, "following orders" stopped being good enough about 70 years ago, people are expected to take a stand. If you think something is against the law, and that hasn´t ultimately decided yet, you can not execute the order in good faith. The moment a pilot, or anyone, realizes...

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance
Replies: 119
Views: 11945

Re: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance

Not really, I asked where, not who exactly.

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance
Replies: 119
Views: 11945

Re: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance

EA CO AS - What department do you work at in AS?

Youre slinging more spin than people at 2702 Love Field Dr.

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by LOT767301ER
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Window Tint Advise
Replies: 7
Views: 601

Re: Window Tint Advise

No they arent. Full tint in the back and 70% in the fronts in CA.

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Window Tint Advise
Replies: 7
Views: 601

Re: Window Tint Advise

All the big brands will be good...Llumar, 3M, SunTek, Solargard etc.

We are in tint land central here in Florida and 28pct in the fronts is the standard even though its a few pts lower than the law. Its the perfect balance of protection and good visibility.

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 582
Views: 15784

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

You're blabbering like a dog with rabies unable to connect the dots that one side is the exact polar opposite as the other and throughout history has been just as if not more violent than the side they are protesting.

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 582
Views: 15784

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

But unfortunately that's not going to happen, so we have to listen to you guys spew out nonsense over and over and feel persecuted when most people vastly and vehemently disagree with you over what is blatantly obvious antisocial behavior with no endgame whatsoever (at least not one that you'll eve...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cost of Living Around the World
Replies: 26
Views: 1046

Re: Cost of Living Around the World

South Florida price point - Im spending about $5000/monthly on reoccurring items with house/cars/bills.

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

Arithmetic is hard bro, let me make it more simple for you. When you have 15k less to spend that is worse than 10k.

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

I literally have no idea what you're talking about when trying to apply it to the real world. The swings in income are far bigger in the US than in Germany due to income inequality and the absolute numbers of people who earn a higher wage. I really cant understand why you fail to see that if everyon...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

Don't look at the average wealth, much better to look at the median wealth. 13. United States: US$ 44,977 per adult 14. Germany: US$ 42,833 per adult European countries are at 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, all ahead of the US. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_wealth_per_adult And you have...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

I just told you what my use case was. Yard work, hauling recreational equipment including a boat and kayaks on a weekly basis and other random jobs like popping into home depot and putting a new 5 burner grill in the bed without having to assemble it from a box that takes hours. I just bought a new ...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

Now that Im rethinking it you may be correct. We should outlaw >2000sq ft homes, boats, ATVs, doing your own yardwork and picking up a new fridge from Home Depot to satisfy a foreigner so he wouldn't call us selfish on an internet forum.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

How is that ridiculous? Its normal for a large vehicle. I get about 21L/100km in my pickup around town. No big deal, its not highway driving and the utility far outweighs the fuel cost. While utility can outweigh almost anything, that is more than 2 times what mine consumes in that 210km/h scenario...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2732

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

I had no idea what 16 MPG meant, so I converted it for the rest of the world: 14.70 l/km (!) or 6,8 km per liter. That is plain ridiculous. Just normal daily drivers in Europe (non-Diesel) approaches 1:20, 1:15 is considered a gas guzzler, nowadays. 1:6,8 is just wow, even a high-performance sports...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for a New Car
Replies: 85
Views: 3643

Re: Looking for a New Car

This is an odd cross-shop. Nevermind the anecdotal "its falling apart" about <insert brand x here>. You're either going to buy a truck here or a mall crawler. I question why you even need an SUV when you are throwing less than serious vehicles like the X5 or the GLE into this mix. These ca...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind
Replies: 70
Views: 2465

Re: Rest Of World Leaving The U.S. Behind

That is what I mean. If the American version of such people is similar to the European version, I would believe that they will be careful to buy American at least with expensive products which they see as important for their social status. German luxury cars are popular both among higher and lower ...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wanted a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, ended up with a Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Replies: 11
Views: 612

Re: Wanted a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, ended up with a Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Firstly let me channel in some Superfly and add to it what I would have told you 15 years ago when this place had real car threads - let us agree that you know practically nothing about car buying. We know this because you're doing research in places like consumer reports and you actually believe th...

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by LOT767301ER
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in London
Replies: 192
Views: 6024

Re: Possible terrorist attack in London - Breaking

No, you dont go on like normal. You start supporting and voting in people who will implement deportations for foreign nationals, lock the borders down and implement maximum security penalties for any citizen that even smells of sympathizing with this behavior. This is going to continue regardless wh...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Agents Allegedly Eat Breakfast At Restaurant Then Arrest Workers
Replies: 36
Views: 1374

Re: ICE Agents Allegedly Eat Breakfast At Restaurant Then Arrest Workers

They were holding up signs - "I am illegal and I am here to stay"

Bruh, this is equivalent of asking cops to ignore a motorist who has a sign pasted to his window - "Im drunk and Im going to drive"

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

salttee wrote:
LOT767301ER wrote:
Lastly, the USCG is part of the Navy.

No it isn't
What part of Kansas are you from?


The one where Im not going to asterisk every single sentence with the caveat (during wartime) because I assume you know it has been in the past and can be transferred at a whim during war operations.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement
Replies: 425
Views: 10243

Re: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement

Are you aware how much less China is producing per person? And how much richer America is, among other things build on fossil fuel. How fair would it be if the west tells the developing world, now we have become rich on fossil fuel burning, that is our reference and now we all need to do equal to r...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement
Replies: 425
Views: 10243

Re: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement

What is your point? China has been investing heavily into almost every aspect of industry in recent history. Chinese air pollution numbers have wiped out all gains made in the last 3 years since they started ramping up production at whim. That is exactly the point and why gullible people such as you...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement
Replies: 425
Views: 10243

Re: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement

Once again, dear god! Where do you get this stuff? This is the stuff of extreme paranoia. Everything you don't agree with must be part of a nefarious conspiracy of some sort? Do you actually believe that China/India will meet the (higher/unfair) goals laid out for them in the Paris agreement and th...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

About as much as criminal idiot socialists in France circa 5/1968, which is nothing.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

Europe expands as the old comintern countries gain their footing, while the US declines in significance; that's the reality. What are you blabbering about? There is not an economic nor military statistic that proves your theory. Actually that is the relevant discussion. How much of that 3,something...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed May 31, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

I dont really want to make sweeping generalizations like that as there are many ways to gauge NATOs importance to the US. What Trump seems to not understand, at least judging by his words is that some dollars need to be spent on allies because they have strategic value. However, where he is right pe...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed May 31, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter ... me-thanks/ OMG.. an Invasion... How many other articles you got over there from the stone age, I mean 2011, Tommy Tutone? Let me refresh you with some stats from the German Federal Police. Make sure you refute them and not me when you write back your apol...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed May 31, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

Predictable like a Turkey on white with EZ lettuce. You really cant help yourself and its great. You remind me of the other guy on here Hillis who started a similar thread every 30mins to the point one would wonder if it was some psychological disorder regardless of one's political slants. Sorry it ...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed May 31, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 143
Views: 4346

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

I must say I'm not surprised at the reaction by our European friends in this forum--as predictable as ever. But let me ask you all something: when did it become some political blasphemy for a head of state to overtly say they're going to focus on their own national interests first? This should be t...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says terror attacks 'under-reported': Is that true?
Replies: 42
Views: 1478

Re: Trump says terror attacks 'under-reported': Is that true?

To reply to your first point, if first hand experience is required to comment on a topic about the United States, then should it not be required before you spout off against an entire religion? You need him to stand on the corner and take a poll of every passerby? What world do you live in FFS. I c...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Trump treats other heads of state...
Replies: 116
Views: 4539

Re: How Trump treats other heads of state...

Please don't quote me again.


Waaah waaah waaah

Why are you even on a discussion forum then? Or maybe you got your bookmarks confused and you meant to click on the Berkeley rioters forum where you can kumbaya with your like minded SJWs while quashing any and all opposing views.

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Slams NATO, Floats Russia Nuke Deal in European Interview
Replies: 117
Views: 3201

Re: Trump Slams NATO, Floats Russia Nuke Deal in European Interview

Good point. People keep forgetting that the USA doesn't have soldiers and Airbases in Europe (or anywhere around the world, for that matter) out of altruism; they're doing it to project American power and to support American foreign policy objectives (ie containing Russia) . My god, the horror of i...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US political realignment
Replies: 38
Views: 1292

Re: US political realignment

^ Right above me we have a great example of how to derail a serious thread. We have a great reply by a poster, one that is unbiased and insightful and then someone comes with a tone that pretty much explains why many people voted the way they voted.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clothing for Spain Climate Jan '17
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Re: Clothing for Spain Climate Jan '17

What? You dont have enough room in your bag to put in a pair of shorts and wear the jeans on the plane? Considering that shorts take up almost no room I find it hard to believe..

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT Struggling
Replies: 71
Views: 7045

Re: MHT Struggling

These days I can to go BOS and hop on a 737 direct to the West Coast and PIT is a ghost town.


Why would you go direct when you can go non-stop?

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clothing for Spain Climate Jan '17
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Re: Clothing for Spain Climate Jan '17

I however have a very British predicament, would it be too hopeful to bring shorts, or should I focus on Jeans, Chinos etc.? Why dont you just bring jeans and shorts? I solved your problem for you right there. Chinos? Are you going to be working at a crappy mall job down there part time or something?

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL A320 Service from airberlin
Replies: 65
Views: 11713

Re: TATL A320 Service from airberlin

They thus are choosing to expand, but with a solution that provides the least risk - the A320 as opposed to the A330. As I said, before - if they wish to become a 'premium carrier', and place such a product/configuration to the A320 - it could make the route work (from a performance perspective) I ...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 20, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin
Replies: 117
Views: 4262

Re: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin

I don't think you can claim respect and tolerance are a pillar of US civilization after the election we just had. Stop being a drama queen. A vicious political campaign of words does not equate to physical violence of the highest kind. No one drove a truck, used automatic weapons in the middle of t...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin
Replies: 117
Views: 4262

Re: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin

Did you forget a white guy bombed Oslo and shot innocent teenagers because they were part of a political party that SUPPORTS immigrants? Did you forget that white people in America have gone on mass shootings because they are either mentally in a bad place or just for whatever reason hate the world...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin
Replies: 117
Views: 4262

Re: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin

Somehow I doubt this creep is a Buddhist or an Episcopalian or a Jehovah's witness...


What do you ever mean? The left says we should invite more of this in! What a wonderful idea!

/sarcasm off

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave
Replies: 71
Views: 2483

Re: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave

We have dryers and didn't have to sacrifice a week of vacation to get them. Keep lying to yourself, the statistics say that % wise Western Europe is below 50% for dryer ownership, and to add to that the gold standard of wasting time hanging stuff out to dry is none other than NZ. https://blog.opowe...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave
Replies: 71
Views: 2483

Re: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave

Haha I was in a similar situation when I worked for NCR in NZ, we got a much better deal that our American colleagues, when we had Americans come down it was always a hot topic of conversation, how badly screwed the average US employee was. When folks like BMI open up against this it's really just ...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump advisor pushs Clinton conspiracies
Replies: 49
Views: 1589

Re: Trump advisor pushs Clinton conspiracies

Aside from the one poster who insists that a black man allegedly stealing a few cheap cigars from the corner store is justification for murder, What reality do you live in? The guy committed strong arm robbery and then assaulted a police officer. Not allegedly. It has been proven, via video/witness...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump advisor pushs Clinton conspiracies
Replies: 49
Views: 1589

Re: Trump advisor pushs Clinton conspiracies

Aside from the one poster who insists that a black man allegedly stealing a few cheap cigars from the corner store is justification for murder, What reality do you live in? The guy committed strong arm robbery and then assaulted a police officer. Not allegedly. It has been proven, via video/witness...

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by LOT767301ER
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there no direct flights between AMS and Vietnam (yet)?
Replies: 22
Views: 3239

Re: Why are there no direct flights between AMS and Vietnam (yet)?

Probably because a non-stop would make more sense than a direct...

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by LOT767301ER
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yale allows students to skip midterms
Replies: 56
Views: 1690

Re: Yale allows students to skip midterms

ou wouldn't have gotten in to Yale, let alone survived an education there. You can't even read an article. A Yalie (and i could have been one; I was offered admission) would have read the article before commenting. He may or may not have, but from what you type I'd rather have a beer with him than ...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and pickup trucks
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

Re: Americans and pickup trucks

Only telenovelas? Give me some credit man! Seriously though, I'm assuming 90% of pick up owners will never put a pallet of anything in the bed, hopefully will never attempt to tow a 24+ foot boat unless it's a heavy duty truck, no 1/2 ton truck should ever be towing a boat that heavy and the same g...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and pickup trucks
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

Re: Americans and pickup trucks

When you're done playing Ms. Cleo and making assumptions based on a few posts on an internet forum do find some time to connect the dots. Namely ones that we've had these sorts of discussions on cars before your time here, and now just like almost 2 decades ago the story is exactly the same. We get ...

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