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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The most dangerous democrat in the USA
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Re: The most dangerous democrat in the USA

She’s a combination of ... (name#1 & name #2) https://pjmedia.com/election/dangerous-democrat-america/ Sheesh. She is a dangerous neophyte (and had sex with name#3 once upon a time...) .....she should be a shoo in in 2020 . Will she play in upstate {insert random state here}.... She, sheesh, sh...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The most dangerous democrat in the USA
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Re: The most dangerous democrat in the USA

seahawk wrote:
This progressive zealot will unite all American patriots and Christian behind Trump and will ensure a Trump victory.

"Patriots" & "Christians"
OMG; somebody please turn the time machine off. Here in America it's 1776 already; 250 years behind the real world. :banghead:

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?
Replies: 31
Views: 4384

Re: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?

The CAA stats for 2017 show this for passenger numbers GLA MCO 98136 LGW SFB 39862 LGW MCO 826319 MAN SFB 48150 MAN MCO 479902 NCL SFB 23073 etc The most astonishing thing about that beyond the connectivity the Orlando area has to the UK, is that knowing this almost completely O&D PAX that mean...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Scorpius; in your particularly odious post, you used the words lies, liar, and lying a total of seven times in relation to myself. That must be something of a record, even for you. So far, all I see here is your lies. About the alleged Russian downed MH17, My lies about MH17? I haven't uttered a sin...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Ahahahah, the famous " Western freedom of speech." On the basis of my beliefs, you declare that my opinion should not be taken into account. A perfect illustration of the pathological falsity of Western culture. Any normal person during the discussion could try to support his point of vie...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20873

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

You're also misunderstanding and barking up the wrong tree. This isn't about the message. It's about the end result of having to take a refund and find alternate transportation after an airline failure. Untold numbers have this happen to them every year. Why are they not a story? Where's the outrag...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Chlorine gas is so easy produce and you only need easy to get materials, that everyone can make it. Yep, it's perfectly easy to make a small quantity of chlorine gas at home. Your home. Now please explain how you are going to transport that deadly gas to a target. I'll make it easy - let's say the ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20873

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

SY is going to be rattled harder than they've ever experienced by this. A nationwide PR firestorm is not a pretty thing. I hope they survive it. Right now I put their odds at 60% and the CEO's odds at 25%. $69 to Vegas and no one will care. Sounds great. But what if you need a return trip? I don't ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Yes. Not only did they identify it as Novichok, they described it as "military grade" - not something that had been put together in a garden shed by an amateur. Well, that is you continue to argue that after applying deadly poison gas "military grade" in the end no one died, eve...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

OK - now we have some new developments here. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/skripals-skripal-russia-nerve-agent-bz-novichok-poison-salisbury-attack-latest-update-a8304841.html Sergei Lavrov said Moscow had received information from a laboratory in Spiez, Switzerland suggesting the ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

I wonder since when Chlorine was mainly a chemical weapon and not a chemical commonly used for water purification. In fact ti was the most common solution in Syria. So it is very likely available to any side which controls a water purification plant. Indeed, Chloirine compounds are used in water pu...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Supermarine Spitfire early history
Replies: 14
Views: 929

Re: Supermarine Spitfire early history

"Churchill won" the battle of Britain with the planes Chamberlain built. "Churchill won" the battle of the Atlantic with the ships Chamberlain built. In general principle, you are correct. The question that begs is; should Chamberlain get credit for the Spitfires available at th...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Guys - I'm seriously disappointed none of you have picked up on this gem. I realise this thread is in non-aviation, but I had thought at least somebody here would have shot this down. In their military, it's regular occurrence when 50,000-70,000 of troops in, say, European region, get woken up at 4:...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should world leaders be held to account?
Replies: 100
Views: 1433

Re: Should world leaders be held to account?

TLDR #Winner The person who started the thread in the name of dialogue can’t be bothered to read responses . The sheikh was obviously trolling. I read it, but it had so many holes and absurdism that I didn't want to feed the troll. So, as was appropriate to his post, I posted a counter troll. That ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Military Airport near Damascus completely destroyed by US,UK and France
Replies: 84
Views: 8910

Re: Damascus Airport completely destroyed by US,UK and France

And here is the news.... from almost exactly 12 months ago 27 April 2017 "Damascus airport rocked by huge explosion after suspected Israeli air strike on Hizbollah " "Israeli strikes hit an arms depot operated by the Lebanese Hizbollah group near Damascus airport on Thursday..."....

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3754

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Twitter... Twitter... Twitter... Seriously, is that all we have to go on? :roll: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43762251 Ok, now I believe it. (Not much in the way of concrete details yet, just lots of broken concrete) I hope the wind isn't blowing in the wrong direction, or there could...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help with a childhood memory
Replies: 23
Views: 2085

Re: Help with a childhood memory

On Tenerife some locals like to boast that IF they were fully part of Europe, Teide would be the tallest mountain in Europe. I have always found that amusing myself, but I can see their logic because settling for being 46th Highest peak in Africa isn't quite the same. Plus, they see themselves as p...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help with a childhood memory
Replies: 23
Views: 2085

Re: Help with a childhood memory

klm617 wrote:
In August 1970 I don't think Pan Am had DC8s any more

According to the text that accompanies this photo, this aircraft was sold/transfered to United in October 1968. Another photo of a sister ship states November 1968.
So, I imagine you are correct.

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should world leaders be held to account?
Replies: 100
Views: 1433

Re: Should world leaders be held to account?

With recent events seeing leaders come out with bold statements, like the recent claims by Therese May saying the Russians were responsible for the Skripals poisoning, and just now President Macron claiming he has proof the Syrian government is behind chemical attacks in Douma, should they be held ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should world leaders be held to account?
Replies: 100
Views: 1433

Re: Should world leaders be held to account?

I don't care about Putin Just trying to make sense of why all this is happening If only that were true.... (either statement) :lol: It appears you do care about Putin a lot, so I simply don't believe you. Why do you start a thread about this and come with two minor examples and ignore the real kill...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help with a childhood memory
Replies: 23
Views: 2085

Re: Help with a childhood memory

...and point #3... Arriving in CCS at night, you see looots of lights on the hills just south of the airport. They are real close, and they were there back then, too. I'm sorry if I didn't explain myself clearly enough. If the aircraft was parked facing EAST, and the air stairs were on the left han...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help with a childhood memory
Replies: 23
Views: 2085

Re: Help with a childhood memory

Since passengers were not being offloaded, the aircraft could have been parked away from any terminal buildings He didn't say no passengers got off. No reason for those PA flights to have a no-passenger stop. My bad; the OP stated that he & his family were not getting off, and for some reason t...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help with a childhood memory
Replies: 23
Views: 2085

Re: Help with a childhood memory

....except CCS sits directly on the coast, and certainly wouldn't appear hacked out of the jungle. There are tall mountains on one side, and a beach on the other. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/7b/47/ec/7b47ec2d5f02618e18943b7c269e96b9.jpg But did CCS look like that 48 years ago? Was there that muc...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if 9/11 hijackers got on airbus planes?
Replies: 39
Views: 4030

Re: What if 9/11 hijackers got on airbus planes?

It is not like there never was a pilot rated to fly Airbus and Boeings. And they never wanted to do a manual landing in direct law in maximum cross wind conditions and low visibility and not crash. A proper pilot - yes, they might cope with something new & different. Someone who has aviation in...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Algerian Military Il-76 Down Near Algiers
Replies: 29
Views: 4745

Re: Algerian Military Il-76 Down Near Algiers

May God comfort the families and loved ones of those who sadly lost their lives. Based on the reported 257 passengers, typical passenger and baggage weights (and rough adjustments for military packs etc.), the reported route (DAAK to DAOF) to be flown and estimated cruise altitude, available online...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your most favorite car?
Replies: 47
Views: 1116

Re: Your most favorite car?

My favourite cars are four of the 5 I own: Volvo 480 Turbo Rover P6 Jaguar XJ40 3600 Abarth 595 They are an absolute joy to drive. Pure unadulterated joy. The 3.6 XJ40? The wife started the rot with a 2.9 XJ40 bought in haste, which I hated from day one because it was an absolute dog. From memory t...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if 9/11 hijackers got on airbus planes?
Replies: 39
Views: 4030

Re: What if 9/11 hijackers got on airbus planes?

I don't think it would have made a difference. These guys were going to do what they did one way or another. Aircraft type wouldn't have prevented it. I'm just taking a wild guess here, but perhaps the OP is asking if the hijackers suddenly found themselves in a cockpit with sidesticks instead of g...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Plenty of NHS staff can attest to the fact Yulia is alive and well, and not being held illegally. [Lie #1] We don't take the English word for it. By adding [Lie #1] after my statement, you demonstrate that you fail to understand what a lie actually comprises. Is there no direct translation into the...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Yulia Skripal as a Russian citizen has the right to contact her consulate, but if she chooses not to, that is her decision and her alone. She can't do that because she's being held illegally by the British intelligence services. [Lie #1] Yulia Skripal was taken to an unknown destination, and her co...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings
Replies: 66
Views: 1685

Re: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings

Breitbart News, The Daily Wire, Breitbart News, Breitbart News It is common knowledge that Breitbart is garbage, highly biased, poorly researched and prone to outright lies. If anyone brings that as their source for any kind of argument or debate, they don't deserve to be taken seriously. Breitbart...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina Congressman displays loaded gun.
Replies: 25
Views: 819

Re: South Carolina Congressman displays loaded gun.

How would it be if everyone else present had drawn their loaded weapons?. Just picturing the scene makes me chuckle. Laying the guns down on the table is one matter, but just wait until sometime later on when the first guy reaches forward to pick his weapon up again. All of a sudden there's a lot o...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina Republicans Want To Secede Again
Replies: 64
Views: 1737

Re: South Carolina Republicans Want To Secede Again

Alabama’s economy is the size of Spain’s, and last I checked they had better GDP with PPP as well. ??? Spain’s GDP is $1.3 trillion, Alabama’s is $165.8 billion. Spain’s economy is infinitely larger than Alabama’s. Between the two of you, I'm not sure who is worse. :lol: Firstly, alarm bells rang f...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings
Replies: 66
Views: 1685

Re: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings

The other day in the NYC Metro freebee newspaper had an article that in February there were a few more murders in London than in NYC, both cities of similar size. In the UK and EU in general and unlike the USA, knives have long been the weapon of choice by criminal gangs and general criminals, alon...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 260
Views: 33007

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

I may have had a little too much wine with my dinner; I keep seeing double







(Thanks to everybody for all your suggestions) :bigthumbsup:

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Freakysh wrote:
Oh my :lol:

You make Trump sound like a genius.

Please do go on; provide some substance to those personal insults. Don't just leave it there as if you've got nothing to back it up .

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 111
Views: 18937

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Footnote; Yes I am aware the white section of flag is normally defined by being adjacent to the flagpole, but there is no flagpole serving that purpose on the PIA design. Indeed, the white section of flag that is scrunched up nearest the cockpit, should never appear that way. http://1.bp.blogspot.co...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 111
Views: 18937

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

http://i.imgur.com/ih08i4O.jpg The Markhor (goat) is leaping ecstatically from right to left, mimicking the direction of the aircraft. I imagine it will be reversed on the far side to maintain that momentum. In contrast, the flag is billowing in the wrong direction, against the prevailing wind . Mi...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Russia conducted a WMD attack on the UK without declaration of war, that is: essentially terrorism in its worst form. :yes: The rich irony of complaining about a rogue nation launching a WMD attack, without first going through the proper procedure of declaring war, is just totally lost on these guy...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4770

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

We have learned from Canada. We don't want that. The freedom is worth any possible risk. Oh we have, have we? It's good to know "we" don't want that, because whenever I meet Canadians, they are quick to tell me how oppressed they are, being as they don't have any "freedom". :rot...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Active Shooter YouTube HQ
Replies: 103
Views: 2539

Re: Active Shooter YouTube HQ

NIKV69 wrote:
It was a person who hated us, America (and the fact she couldn't sit on her rear end and post videos and get paid for them).

Got a source for that? (the hating "us " and America bit)

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 444
Views: 11243

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

OK - slow down man. Most countries on this planet never extradite their citizens for trials elsewhere; British shouldn't have even bothered with this demand. There are though international agreements on investigations, but for that they needed to gather proof, build their case, work with Russian pr...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Andes to fly from AEP to the Falklands Islands
Replies: 23
Views: 4403

Re: Andes to fly from AEP to the Falklands Islands

Nice image, isn't it? Those lights on the background are not a city. They are hundreds, maybe thousand fishing boats, trawlers and factory ships forming a line up to 300 km. long. Mostly Chinese and Spanish, they work illegally on both Argentina's and the Islands' exclusive economic zones, depletin...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger barred from boarding two flights in two days after wearing all his clothes to avoid excess baggage fee..
Replies: 56
Views: 9529

Re: Passenger barred from boarding two flights in two days after wearing all his clothes to avoid excess baggage fee..

Meanwhile, you'll find this hard to believe, but I'm an American Football Quarterback... Working my way down the centre aisle... I presume this is probably a joke...about being an American Football Quarterback. The vast majority of Americans do not spell center as "centre." Just sayin.' I...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4770

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

You call it anarchy, others call it trying not to get anyone else murdered. Or "ALL LIVES MATTER" as you righties love to point out. Calling for companies to boycott someone to destroy then is not saving lives. It's anarchy. And what exactly is clinging on to your guns to fight the govern...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4770

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

I love my pillow and own 4 of them. Glad he stood firm against anarchy. https://twitter.com/realMikeLindell/status/980860555618525184 I love my pillow too, sweetie. And I bet I've got more than you. (mine's somewhere in the middle; yours is probably on the extreme right......) :lol: https://c1.stat...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French strikes begin
Replies: 18
Views: 837

Re: French strikes begin

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43617033 I was unaware that the SNCF perks were so generous, no wonder they want to strike. "SNCF workers enjoy generous conditions, including automatic annual pay rises, early retirement, 28 days of paid annual leave and protection from dismissal. Their ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We are all Irish tonight!
Replies: 20
Views: 618

Re: We are all Irish tonight!

Kevin Ware broke his leg pretty badly (open fracture, as it's called) 5 years ago. Did he permanently lose the use of his leg after the injury? If not, that doesn't meet the "risk life and limb" criteria. Do you have a problem with plain English? The key word there is "risk". If...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We are all Irish tonight!
Replies: 20
Views: 618

Re: We are all Irish tonight!

Oh this is about some school versus another school in a country I don't live in a sport which I don't know anything about and care even less for. I don't think this thread is for me. And here you are. Yep, I'm here too, wondering why I am also wasting my time because the OP was too lazy to put even...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 3565

Re: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight

I still remember when Air Canada had an incident like this. Very bad service. When?? Many years ago, an A330 RP was removed from a flight in LHR when suspected of drinking before flying. As it turns out, the security officer smelled cherry Halls cough drops. The blood test revealed no alcohol. Not ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4770

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

Southwest: "Purpose, Vision, Values, and Mission" United: "The result is our company's first-ever statement of Shared Purpose and Values." Delta: "Delta has strong core values of honesty, integrity and respect. Our Rules of the Road define who we are and provide a solid fou...

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