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by Starship
Tue May 04, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your Desktop (May 2010 Edition)
Replies: 33
Views: 6971

RE: Post Your Desktop (May 2010 Edition)

I don't believe in desktop icons, so mine is icon free <a href="http://s129.photobucket.com/albums/p224/nico2010/?action=view&current=Desktop1109.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p224/nico2010/Desktop1109.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i129.photobucket.com...

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by Starship
Tue May 04, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best TV Show That Got The Shaft
Replies: 120
Views: 6722

RE: The Best TV Show That Got The Shaft

The one I thought should have done better than just a miserable 8 episodes was <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarzan_(2003_TV_series)" target="_blank">Tarzan (2003 TV series)</a> with Travis Fimmel and Sarah Wayne Callies. I really thought it had potential - it held my attention from the get ...

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by Starship
Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Truck
Replies: 79
Views: 3135

RE: Post A Pic Of Your Truck

Here's mine - a 1998 Ford Falcon Outback

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by Starship
Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accident In Toluca Mexico
Replies: 7
Views: 10163

RE: Accident In Toluca Mexico

I am deeply saddened when a talented young actor like Pablo Santos loses his life at such a young age. Pablo was born January 9, 1987 in Monterrey, Neuvo León, Mexico. At the age of 12 he moved with his family to Los Angeles where he began his career as an actor. In 2002 he landed a leading role in ...

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by Starship
Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your House Pic
Replies: 74
Views: 4639

RE: Post Your House Pic

This is my pad



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by Starship
Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Ride A Bicycle?
Replies: 72
Views: 4558

RE: Do You Ride A Bicycle?

<center><img src="http://home.worldonline.co.za/~fanjet/Cannondale_R800.gif" width="366" height="239" border=0></center> I have an Inferno Red Cannondale 2.8 similar to the Cannondale pictured above, which has just been upgraded to 2005 Shimano Ultegra spec including Shimano <acronym title="China No...

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by Starship
Sat Dec 10, 2005 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shower Vs Bath?
Replies: 48
Views: 2042

RE: Shower Vs Bath?

Shower for me too. The en suite bathroom has a cast iron bath with ball and claw feet and brass taps. Yuck! I hate ball and claw feet! That aside the cast iron absorbs all the heat and the water gets cold in two minutes flat. I suppose making a fire underneath might be an option  <img src="/dis...

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by Starship
Sat Dec 10, 2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do I Have Constant MSN Problems?
Replies: 15
Views: 2463

RE: Why Do I Have Constant MSN Problems?

My <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> behaves itself 99% of the time and <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> PLUS is a great add-on allowing you to write loads...

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by Starship
Sat Dec 10, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Re: What's Your Pets Favorite Treat?
Replies: 23
Views: 2153

Re: What's Your Pets Favorite Treat?

I have a dog and two cats. The dog absolutely loves dried sausage as a treat, so whenever he comes to the shop with me, I feel obliged to buy it. Of course when I get back to the car his face disappears into my shopping bags looking for it. The cats don't get anything specific as a treat - after all...

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by Starship
Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Junk Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 1415

RE: Junk Mail

Junk mail must be an American thing. I never get any junk mail either in my post box or in my e-mail inbox  Smile

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by Starship
Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Music Are You Listening To Now? (Part 2)
Replies: 248
Views: 6008

RE: What Music Are You Listening To Now? (Part 2)

Flowing Rivers - Andy Gibb (Andy's first album)

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by Starship
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PayPal, What Do You Think About It?
Replies: 16
Views: 3449

RE: PayPal, What Do You Think About It?

Go to the Paypal website and fill in the online application form. You will be required to register an account from which to draw funds; in this case let's say your credit card. The whole process shouldn't take more than a few minutes. Then bid on, or buy your item on ebay. You will receive a bid con...

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by Starship
Wed Dec 29, 2004 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst TV Show Ever
Replies: 71
Views: 4091

RE: The Worst TV Show Ever

I don't watch much TV but three shows that make me rush for the off button on the remote are Everybody Loves Raymond, Mr Bean and The Osbornes. How can anyone actually watch rubbish like this?


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by Starship
Wed Dec 29, 2004 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Stylish Post War American Car
Replies: 45
Views: 12085

RE: Most Stylish Post War American Car

<font color="#F8F8FF"><i>Question: what year is the bottom photo, the blue coupe? I really like the flat-silver rear end treatment-- haven't seen it on photos of the 1969's.</i></font color="#F8F8FF"> The blue Corvair coupe is a 1966 Corsa Turbo. The Corsas were only produced in 1965 and 1966 and th...

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by Starship
Tue Dec 28, 2004 6:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Does Anyone Here Collect Top End Models?
Replies: 3
Views: 7832

Does Anyone Here Collect Top End Models?

<font color="#F8F8FF">As the topic header states, does anyone on this forum collect models along the lines of those sold by Atlantic Models, Griffon Aerospace, Pacific Aircraft, The Herpa Premium 1/200 models and others costing between $75 and $350? I would like to know who makes the better ones, as...

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by Starship
Tue Dec 28, 2004 4:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Most Remote AP IN Msfs 2004
Replies: 8
Views: 4643

RE: Most Remote AP IN Msfs 2004

Palmyra Airstrip (ICAO Code PLPA) is certainly one of the more remote places on this earth. Fly there! <center><img src="http://home.worldonline.co.za/~fanjet/Palmyra_from_the_air.jpg"?> Incidentally the airstrip is about 6000 ft long and is to the left of the lagoon. You can just about make out the...

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by Starship
Tue Dec 28, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Diego Garcia Affected?
Replies: 39
Views: 12052

RE: Diego Garcia Affected?

<font color="#FFFF66">Incidentally Diego Garcia suffered an earthquake on November 30, 1983 that measured 7.6 on the Richter scale and lasted 142 seconds.</font color="#FFFF66"> Information from the Amateur Seismic Center: Chagos Archipelago, B.I.O.T. - Mw7.7 30th November 1983, Epicentre: 6.85S, 72...

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by Starship
Tue Dec 28, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded
Replies: 24
Views: 14073

RE: Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded

CNN invited people affected by the Tsunami to e-mail them describing their experience. Here is an eye-witness report from the airport: <font color=#"00FFCC">"We felt the quake this morning at 6:25 am (Maldives time). I was in Malé at the time, the building that I live in shook mildly and the windows...

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by Starship
Mon Dec 27, 2004 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rack Railways
Replies: 1
Views: 2339

RE: Rack Railways

The are five types of rack railway system and speed is dependant upon the type of system in use. The rack and adhesion system allows the train to attain speeds of 25 mph on the flatter sections, while the rack is only used on the steepest sections. Generally the speeds used on rack railways is reall...

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by Starship
Mon Dec 27, 2004 3:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Diego Garcia Affected?
Replies: 39
Views: 12052

Diego Garcia Affected?

There seems to be some confusion over the location and status of Diego Garcia from what I've read above. Between 1814 and 1965 the atoll was a dependancy of Maurititius. It was then incorporated into a group of 65 islands known as the Chagos Archipelago and became known as The British Indian Ocean T...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 26, 2004 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded
Replies: 24
Views: 14073

RE: Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded

From ABC News online <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200412/s1272452.htm" target=_blank>http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200412/s1272452.htm</a> Last Update: Sunday, December 26, 2004. 7:33pm (AEDT) <B>Tsunami floods Maldives</B> Two-thirds of the Maldives capital was flooded today...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 26, 2004 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded
Replies: 24
Views: 14073

Malé International Airport, Maldives Flooded

With a runway elevation of just 4 feet reports are that Malé International Airport, or Hulule International airport as it is also referred to, has been flooded. I wonder how many aircraft are on the ground there? <center><img src="http://home.worldonline.co.za/~fanjet/Hulule_International_Airport.jp...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 26, 2004 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Countries You've Visited
Replies: 69
Views: 3969

RE: Countries You've Visited

<img src="http://www.world66.com/community/mymaps/worldmap?visited=AOGHKELSNAZASZATDEGIGRITLINLPTESCHUK"><br/> <a href="http://www.world66.com/community">create your own visited country map</a> I'm not as well travelled as some - South Africa, where I live, is somewhat remote from the aspect of affo...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 26, 2004 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Stylish Post War American Car
Replies: 45
Views: 12085

RE: Most Stylish Post War American Car

As a Corvair fanatic, I would have to say a late model 65 - 69 Corvair coupe rates in the top 10. For a 40 year old design, the car still looks thoroughly modern <img src="http://home.worldonline.co.za/~fanjet/1965_Corsa_Spyder_pre-production_mock-up.jpg" width=650> <img src="http://home.worldonline...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 26, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lost Items And Couches
Replies: 2
Views: 2324

RE: Lost Items And Couches

Money, pens, cell phone, remote for TV/VCR/DVD, car keys. I think something disappears down there daily!

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by Starship
Tue Dec 07, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Feed A Cat, You Own A Cat
Replies: 28
Views: 1947

RE: Feed A Cat, You Own A Cat

<center><img src="http://home.worldonline.co.za/~fanjet/cat8.gif"></center> <font face ="Freestyle script"><font size =36><font color ="33FFCC">This is my chair, Go away and sit somewhere else. This one is all my own. It is the only thing in your house that I possess, And insist on possessing. Every...

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by Starship
Sun Mar 28, 2004 11:36 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Absent Moderators
Replies: 4
Views: 627

RE: Absent Moderators

Yhmfan, A moderator is not obliged to post in the forums just because they have moderator status. I was quite active in terms of posting topics and replies to the forum in the early days, as you can see by my posts which number over a thousand. However, the topics do tend to become repetitive and I ...

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by Starship
Mon Dec 29, 2003 8:59 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Threads Taking A Long Time To Open
Replies: 72
Views: 4713

RE: Threads Taking A Long Time To Open

Well I've opened a number of random threads in civil aviation and all of them opened within 3 seconds. The longer threads took perhaps another 3 seconds to load fully. I have a regular dial up connection and it's not a particularly fast one at that. My location is Cape Town, South Africa.

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by Starship
Thu May 29, 2003 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tim Tams In The US-can We Get Them?
Replies: 15
Views: 4563

RE: Tim Tams In The US-can We Get Them?

Tim Tams are available here in South Africa from the local supermarket. Priced at around US$1.35 they aren't too expensive and are really delicious. Having said that I try not to buy them, because if I eat one, I usually ended up eating the whole packet! For your information Tim Tams are Australia’s...

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by Starship
Thu May 29, 2003 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Volkswagens Unreliable?
Replies: 38
Views: 3156

RE: Are Volkswagens Unreliable?

Well I just bought my 7th car - a 1973 Volkswagen 412LE Variant. It's in very good condition for a 30 year old car, but it is due for a number of modifications. I will be fitting a set of Porsche 944 mag wheels, 205/60 <acronym title="TACV C Verde Airlines">VR</acronym> 15 tyres and upgrading a numb...

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by Starship
Mon Apr 07, 2003 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This A Window Seat?
Replies: 4
Views: 2958

RE: Is This A Window Seat?

In the old days one of course had proper window seats with nice B I G panoramic windows which allowed you a better view of the Rolls Royce Darts that had stopped turning........



VICKERS VISCOUNT

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by Starship
Sat Apr 05, 2003 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ebay - Friend Or Foe
Replies: 12
Views: 1709

RE: Ebay - Friend Or Foe

I've been buying car parts on ebay for the past two years. Early on I discovered that one can be in too much of a rush, thinking that this would be the last opportunity to buy a particular item, only to discover a week later that a brand new item could have been had for less. After making two or thr...

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by Starship
Sat Apr 05, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beer - What's Your Take?
Replies: 39
Views: 3698

RE: Beer - What's Your Take?

I hate the stuff........... and I don't need it either Big grin




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by Starship
Fri Mar 28, 2003 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Shame?
Replies: 2
Views: 2005

RE: What Ever Happened To Shame?

Living on credit and bad debt seem to be the scourge of the 21st century the world over. Having started my own business just over two years ago, I have had my fair share of people who have either not paid me on time, or haven't paid me at all. When one has been obliged to phone for the money, a job ...

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by Starship
Sun Dec 08, 2002 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Car Maker Logo
Replies: 25
Views: 4405

RE: Favorite Car Maker Logo

This must rate as one of my favourites as I have owned Citroëns for over twenty years.





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by Starship
Sat Dec 07, 2002 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Porn Star (again)
Replies: 64
Views: 9378

RE: Favorite Porn Star (again)

Just thought I'd let you all know that this thread has been re-instated by popular demand.

Just a word of warning! Keep it clean - NO hardcore and the thread can stay.

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by Starship
Fri Nov 29, 2002 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What You Got On Ebay?
Replies: 36
Views: 1985

RE: What You Got On Ebay?

I've been buying car parts on ebay for the past 18 months. I have two Chevrolet Corvairs and I have been able to source some very nice parts for them, many of which have been New Old Stock. Most of my deals have been very smooth, but I did buy some junk initially before I decided that I would stick ...

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by Starship
Sat Nov 16, 2002 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congratulations To Starship
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

RE: Congratulations To Starship

Hi guys, Thanks for the thoughts. Three years seems to have passed very quickly. I've established many contacts around the world through airliners.net and many I consider my friends, although surprisingly I have only ever met two of them. One day I will have to take an around the world trip and stop...

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by Starship
Sat Nov 16, 2002 10:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Else Into Mountain Adventurism?
Replies: 6
Views: 2213

RE: Anyone Else Into Mountain Adventurism?

I've done my fare share of mountaineering and love going away for weekends and spending time far from the madding crowd. I'm scheduled to go at the end of the month, but often work commitments and domestic chores take precedence. The biggest problem that I have experienced when going into the mounta...

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by Starship
Mon Nov 04, 2002 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Might Think The New 7er BMW Is Ugly...
Replies: 17
Views: 2651

RE: You Might Think The New 7er BMW Is Ugly...

I've seen a few of these on the road now and no matter what angle I view it from, I have to say it does not appeal to me at all. Furthermore, electronic complexity is all very well when it's new, but try maintaining one of these when it is ten years old.

For the money, I'd consider the VW Phaeton.

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by Starship
Mon Oct 28, 2002 6:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AMS-Mexico By SkyTeam; DL-AF-AM, Lost Luggage + JR
Replies: 8
Views: 6184

RE: AMS-Mexico By SkyTeam; DL-AF-AM, Lost Luggage + JR

Thanks MEA-707 for another detailed trip report. I think one of my biggest fears when travelling is not having my luggage arrive when I do and I tend to distrust routing my luggage through to my final destination, except on the homeward leg. I tend to prefer to pick up my baggage before changing pla...

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by Starship
Wed Oct 16, 2002 7:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another F/A Trip Report
Replies: 39
Views: 10980

RE: Another F/A Trip Report

Travis, you have truly outdone yourself with your two trip reports presently up on the message board. This is the substance of what makes airliners.net worthwhile. I came looking for a trip report I expected a fellow a.net member to have posted, but as it turned out, he hasn't written it yet. When m...

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by Starship
Fri Aug 09, 2002 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Close Are You To Your Father?
Replies: 17
Views: 2989

RE: How Close Are You To Your Father?

10,000km and 20 years.........
not close at all - he means nothing to me
saw him briefly on December 26, 2001
can't say he was ever a father or a friend - just a big disappointment

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by Starship
Sat Aug 03, 2002 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite All-time Car?
Replies: 41
Views: 3672

RE: Your Favorite All-time Car?

1959 Firebird III







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by Starship
Sat Aug 03, 2002 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You From The Last Millennium?
Replies: 9
Views: 2253

RE: Are You From The Last Millennium?

I joined November 23, 1999 - a month before you and yes, I remember your posts well. A month or two back I was just commenting to another a.net member that I had been wondering what had happened to Derico and his mate Federico from Seattle. Federico deleted his username some time ago.... Anybody kno...

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by Starship
Sat Aug 03, 2002 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Domestic Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 957

RE: Domestic Issues

Cba, I know exactly what you are going through. Although my parents seperated when I was 19, I lived with my mother for some considerable time after that and was nagged every day for as long as I can remember. The situation eventually reached crisis levels in 1997 and we sold our house which was on ...

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by Starship
Fri Jul 26, 2002 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are The Specs Of Your Computer(s)?
Replies: 21
Views: 2121

RE: What Are The Specs Of Your Computer(s)?

Mecer ATX Maxi Tower Mecer 17" XVGA Monitor Gigabyte GA-6VXC7-4X Motherboard IBM Deskstar 41 Gig Harddrive Pentium 111 733MHz Processor 655 MB RAM Creative Riva TNT2 Graphics Card Creative Sound Blaster Live! Sound Card Creative Blaster USB Modem Creative Infra 52X CD Rom Sony Stiffy Drive Hewlett P...

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by Starship
Sun Jul 14, 2002 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Limo Ride From HELL!(ok...just LAX)
Replies: 9
Views: 2059

RE: My Limo Ride From HELL!(ok...just LAX)

I had a young guy work for me a few years ago and every time he moved his lips he would lie about something or other. He did it with total conviction and it took me all of six months before I came to the horrible realization that I was being lied to. Of course once I had accepted the fact, then ever...

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by Starship
Sun Jul 14, 2002 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Tan?
Replies: 26
Views: 1291

RE: Why Tan?

I love the sun and just live to be out in it. I tan very easily and seldom burn unless I'm being stupid - like first session after winter! A tan makes you look healthy and I normally sport an all-over tan <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> so no tan lines for ...

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by Starship
Sun Jul 14, 2002 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What 's The Fastest You're Been In Your Car?
Replies: 77
Views: 8400

RE: What 's The Fastest You're Been In Your Car?

225 km/h in my Citroën CX GTi Turbo 2

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