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by N6376M
Sat Nov 20, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

Mirrodie - I take it from your lack of response that you are as shocked as I was to see who was the author of the "grow the fuck up" response and what it was in response to. I know that your position as a moderator places you in a difficult situation but I think that the evidence speaks very clearly...

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by N6376M
Sat Nov 20, 2004 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chirac: UK As Important To France As Germany
Replies: 16
Views: 2161

RE: Chirac: UK As Important To France As Germany

Given that the UK had to help the French kick the Germans out twice in the last 100 years, I'd say that the UK is MORE important to the French than the Germans. But that's just me.

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Press Charters
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Press Charters

There was a thread on the UA777 that went to <acronym title="Little Rock - National / Adams Field (Regional) (LIT / KLIT), USA - Arkansas">LIT</acronym> and then to Chile yesterday as a press charter. It caused me to think, when "the press" charters a plane, how do they assign seats. Not just window...

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zen Political Thought Of The Day
Replies: 1
Views: 2065

Zen Political Thought Of The Day

Do you think they handed out cigars to commemorate the opening of the Clinton Presidential Library?

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:36 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Duplicate Threads Are Irritating
Replies: 18
Views: 1415

RE: Duplicate Threads Are Irritating

People complaining about things they could easily ignore is equally irritating.


Oh wait . . .

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

Why don't we just declare the Non-Av forum a "free-fire" zone. Enter at your own risk?

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 5:17 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

And there are some people who feel that it is their god given purpose on this planet to police the actions of everyone else because they were picked on in elementary schoo. www.hallmonitor.com seems like a more appropriate place for them!

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 5:08 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

Franky baby, That's exactly the point. Everyone is free to interpret anything there own way. Instead of rushing to the suggest delete button if something offends, just ignore it. In a multicultural site such as this one, hardly anything can be written without someone getting pissed off. I'd suggest ...

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 4:12 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

Maybe what we need is a "Supreme Court" for deletions and bans. Three moderators (BC2004 for the right, Steaksauce for the left and Wellhung for the uninformed) - majority rules!

[Edited 2004-11-18 20:12:55]

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

My "Modest Proposal" -

Instead of popular election of the mods as Captoveur suggests, I think we need an electoral college. Each region gets a vote commensurate with it's population. This will keep the tyranny of the European minority from silencing the speech of the American majority.

-76M

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respect For Your Fellow Members
Replies: 95
Views: 3386

RE: Respect For Your Fellow Members

If we keep having to worry about offending everyone by our posts, it may be time to have the FirstClass membership come with a free pair of a.net thongs. This is absurd. People need to realize this is the internet. If you really get personally offended by what some shmuck on the internet posted abou...

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How To Add Colour To Text
Replies: 14
Views: 2367

RE: How To Add Colour To Text

QR332 - thank you.

-76M

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joke Of The Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

RE: Joke Of The Day

Booya!
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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How To Add Colour To Text
Replies: 14
Views: 2367

RE: How To Add Colour To Text

While we're on the subject, how does one change the size of the text?

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mileage Tax And Gas Tax?
Replies: 13
Views: 1726

RE: Mileage Tax And Gas Tax?

This won't cut the Constitutional mustard. This is a way too intrusive journey into the private lives of a government's citizenry. The same result could be achieved with far less intrusive means - for example an annual inspection of a car's odometer would yield the same result with far less BIG BROT...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joke Of The Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Joke Of The Day

Got this in an e-mail: <b>Did you know that John Kerry has put in for his fourth Purple Heart? </b> He claims it's for injuries sustained when President Bush whipped his ass. ======================================= It's just a joke - you guys on the left can take comfort in the fact that there's onl...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR
Replies: 230
Views: 22747

RE: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR

Just thinking out loud - if the bellies of the 345 are almost empty as has been represented above, what keeps <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> from putting in a couple of the lower deck crew rest modules into the belly and selling the suites as a super first class. Not a seat that tu...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voip Users
Replies: 3
Views: 2232

RE: Voip Users

My wife does a ton of long-distance intrastate calling. The rates are significantly better and the entire package with call waiting, call forwarding, etc . . . is a lot cheaper. We installed a VOIP system at the office for our outbound <acronym title="Air Hong Kong (China) and Linea Turistica Aerotu...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voip Users
Replies: 3
Views: 2232

Voip Users

I'm thinking about switching to a Voice Over IP (VOIP) service for my home telephone needs. I'd be interested in anyone's experiences on the matter.

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Real Estate Closings-why...?
Replies: 13
Views: 1649

RE: Real Estate Closings-why...?

Just remember this - no promises survive closing. Therefore, NEVER close unless everything you want done is done or unless a separate legally binding agreement is enacted. For example - on my first house, the seller moved out the day before closing. His movers scratched the kitchen floor leaving a 1...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 18, 2004 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR
Replies: 230
Views: 22747

RE: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR

I think Boeing needs to counter Airbus's much heralded "4 engine 4 long haul" sales mantra with a "2 engine route 2 profitabillity" saying of it's own.

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by N6376M
Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: KMart Sears Merge
Replies: 20
Views: 1344

RE: KMart Sears Merge

Business Week has an article this week on KMart that speaks about it having something like a $5B net operating loss tax carry forward. This means that since Sears is mergining in to KMart, $<acronym title="Trans International Express (USA)">5B</acronym> of income will be sheltered from federal tax l...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Business Elite Service Int'l
Replies: 13
Views: 3857

RE: Delta Business Elite Service Int'l

Don't forget the famous MENDZIE lounge at <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>. Talk about a hole. It's embarrassing for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> to use subject a facility for its premium product. It's so bad that I now just reject ...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?
Replies: 103
Views: 27681

RE: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?

How are we measuring small? By number of flights? By number of passengers? By number of destinations?

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

Hey Andreas - still holding onto the theory that the stock market wouldn't be affected by the outcome of the election?

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arafat Had Aids?
Replies: 20
Views: 2190

RE: Arafat Had Aids?

No jibe towards the Palestinian people - I've always thought that the average Palestinian gets it from all sides. They're truly the victim. They're manipulated by all. As the truth comes out about Arafat and his stealing, it will be obvious for all to see that he no more represented their interest t...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

CWAPilot - If you think US policy should be based on what Euro rags will write out us, then you're the naive one. Who the hell cares what the afternoon headline on these papers is - certainly not the US electorate. W should thank the Mirror for their involvment in Ohio, if anything it helped his re-...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Business Elite Service Int'l
Replies: 13
Views: 3857

RE: Delta Business Elite Service Int'l

Excellent IFE - WHAT??????? They regularly show movies from 15 to 20 years ago. It got so bad that I now rent <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> series DVDs (CSI, <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym>, the West Wing) and watch them on my laptop because I g...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Taxes
Replies: 24
Views: 1336

RE: Germany Taxes

"That the power to tax involves the power to destroy … [is] not to be denied"

McCulloch v. Maryland, 17 U.S. 327 (1819)

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fallujah Has Been Taken.
Replies: 58
Views: 3033

RE: Fallujah Has Been Taken.

Great now what do we do?

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

I forgot about N Korea. Now Clinton could head over there and mend the rift. I wonder how lil'Kim would greet him now that it came out that WJC had contingency plans to nuke him. I'm not advocating that W turn over the reigns of power to anyone. While I do agree that SecState is the most prestigious...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

Wolfowitz will have a HUGE Senate confirmation battle before he can assume any Article 2 office.

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

Slamclick, Though a former President does have a secret service detail, it in no way comes close to that of a sitting POTUS. In fact, I was at a restaurant in Houston about three weeks ago when Bush (41) came in with Barbara. He had two secret service agents with them and they weren't intrusive at a...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

Listen, I'm as partisan as it comes, but the writing's on the wall. The old way of doing things isn't working and something new has to be tried. As SecState Clinton would have to carryout administration policy but it would give him a seat at the table where policy was drafted. I think it's a win/win...

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arafat Had Aids?
Replies: 20
Views: 2190

RE: Arafat Had Aids?

Given that he's been fucking the Palestinian people for some time now, it would be no surprise to me if he caught AIDS.

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by N6376M
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Powell Quits.
Replies: 66
Views: 2651

RE: Powell Quits.

Bush should think outside the box and nominate Bill Clinton. With everything that's going on in the Middle East right now Clinton could play a huge role. It's well known that he wanted his legacy to include a lasting peace in the Middle East and this would give him a huge opportunity. Furthermore, h...

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by N6376M
Mon Nov 15, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest- No Longer "Neutral" On Wright Amendment
Replies: 71
Views: 9228

RE: Southwest- No Longer "Neutral" On Wright Amendment

Let's not forget politics, the unions made their bed supporting <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> for the presidency therefore the traditional leverage air carriers could use to strong arm politicians into supporting their...

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by N6376M
Mon Nov 15, 2004 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest- No Longer "Neutral" On Wright Amendment
Replies: 71
Views: 9228

RE: Southwest- No Longer "Neutral" On Wright Amendment

The rebidding issue is a red herring. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> couldn't afford to outbid <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> - it simply doesn't have the money or the cost structure to support any further increase in fixed costs. <acronym title="Southw...

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by N6376M
Sun Nov 14, 2004 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Reason To Leave The UN
Replies: 17
Views: 2702

RE: Another Reason To Leave The UN

<b>Does my right wing mind need something to bitch about.</b> Steaksauce, that's very funny coming from you - someone who's spent the last four years bitching about everything and seems to be poised to spend the next four years doing just the same. The facts are that the Palestinian authority is not...

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by N6376M
Sun Nov 14, 2004 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sending Interns Fetch Inexistent Things
Replies: 14
Views: 1478

RE: Sending Interns Fetch Inexistent Things

I understand that in the submarine corp, new members of the crew are sent to find "relative bearing grease".

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by N6376M
Sun Nov 14, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Reason To Leave The UN
Replies: 17
Views: 2702

Another Reason To Leave The UN

As if we needed another reason to leave the UN, Kofi decided to honor Arafat by having flags fly at half-staff. <a href="http://www.voanews.com/english/2004-11-11-voa88.cfm" target=_blank>http://www.voanews.com/english/2004-11-11-voa88.cfm</a> That's great - organize the murder of Israeli athletes d...

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by N6376M
Sun Nov 14, 2004 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawywers, Lawyers, Lawyers. I'm One Of Them!
Replies: 8
Views: 1638

RE: Lawywers, Lawyers, Lawyers. I'm One Of Them!

The common law definition of arson requires the burning of a dwelling.

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 12, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Bransons 4 Engine Theory
Replies: 94
Views: 12125

RE: Richard Bransons 4 Engine Theory

Let's cut to the chase, has a twin engined ETOPS certified plane ever gone down because of a ETOPS related condition or maintenance problem (i.e. exclude the Egypt Air 767 that went down because the pilot comitted suicide)? Though I don't know for sure, I believe the answer is no. Have 4 engined air...

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 12, 2004 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amex Platinum Access To Delta's Crown Room
Replies: 22
Views: 10948

RE: Amex Platinum Access To Delta's Crown Room

Jaspel - it has to be a true AMEX Platinum ($395/yr fee) not the DL Skymiles Platinum card

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by N6376M
Fri Nov 12, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Bransons 4 Engine Theory
Replies: 94
Views: 12125

RE: Richard Bransons 4 Engine Theory

When are you guys going to realize that Branson loves controversy because it gives him free publicity. Whether it's calling himself Britan's FLAG CARRIER, asking <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> to sell him the Concorde or interjecting himself into the A v B war, everytime he does somet...

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 11, 2004 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prioritypass Lounge Access
Replies: 4
Views: 1694

RE: Prioritypass Lounge Access

I agree. I'm a member. I used to have a Crown Room membership but many of the cities I fly to domestically didn't have a crown room.

Good value for the money. The only draw back is that you have to separately pay for your guest - which are usually free if you join a specific airline club.

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 11, 2004 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike
Replies: 72
Views: 5861

RE: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike

Ask Eastern Airlines union members how this strategy worked for them. See ya US.

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 11, 2004 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Organ Donation
Replies: 18
Views: 1134

RE: Organ Donation

ConcordBoy writes:

Religious reasons, or just a general desire to not help anyone else.

Aren't you one of the ones arguing that religion has no place in governmental policy. It seems that libs like you hate any church and state involvement - unless it suits your argument.

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Organ Donation
Replies: 18
Views: 1134

RE: Organ Donation

KROC - as I said, I respect everyone's ability to opt out. But given the tremendous amount of good that would result from people being presumed to have offered consent, why shouldn't the burden of opting out be on the individual?

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by N6376M
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question About Edwards
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

RE: Question About Edwards

DeltaGuy, what the hell are you smokin'. I'm probably the last person anyone would ever confuse with a democrat. According to Steaksauce, I'm part of the Right Wing Nut squad. Your post shows you complete ignorance of anything having to do with Florida politics. Sen Graham resigned (that's why his s...

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