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by KL785
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 168633

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

So now that the UK hast imposed pretty much the same restrictions as Germany, Boris is the right man but Germany somehow is running some kind of an evil scheme. Got it. Germany has been dragging its feet to act on social distancing. What makes you think they should be an example to follow? No idea....

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by KL785
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 168633

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

don´t we always plot evil? Ha! I try my best, but to be honest: staying at home with two small kids, I just can't seem to get around to the whole plotting and scheming business. And once they are finally asleep I am just too tired for world dominance. Wondering what that useless DVD is waiting for....

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by KL785
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 168633

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

don´t we always plot evil? Ha! I try my best, but to be honest: staying at home with two small kids, I just can't seem to get around to the whole plotting and scheming business. And once they are finally asleep I am just too tired for world dominance. Wondering what that useless DVD is waiting for....

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by KL785
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 168633

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Strict new curbs on life in the UK to tackle the spread of coronavirus have been announced by the prime minister. From this evening people must stay at home except for shopping for basic necessities, daily exercise, any medical need and travelling to and from essential work. Shops selling non-essen...

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by KL785
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 168633

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Meanwhile, daily new infections in Germany have dropped the second day in a row: https://www.zeit.de/wissen/gesundheit/2020-03/coronavirus-deutschland-infektionen-faelle-verbreitung-epidemie-karte (link in German, the bar graph on daily new infections can be found to the right of the map of Germany...

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by KL785
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protests everywhere!
Replies: 14
Views: 4813

Re: Protests everywhere!

[list=][/list] The protests in Chile are all about leftists not knowing how to lose elections, as usual - clearly missing a few helicopter rides. Calling the chilean left undemocratic while making fun of thousands of murdered victims of a right wing dictatorship established after the right lost elec...

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by KL785
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 759082

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

No, it does not. The transponder data is AMSL. Airport is at 7600 feet so the aircraft never climbed more than 1000 feet. https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/1104676048317362177 Look at the graph: * Blue line represents altitude; etc... Check raw data from FR24 in the post #70 and on Twitter. ...

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by KL785
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meghan McCain, trumps GOP scares me
Replies: 52
Views: 2820

Re: Meghan McCain, trumps GOP scares me

Flighty wrote:
Trump and AOC scare the establishment, such as the McCain family. I hear this a lot from 1%ers.


Maybe I misunderstood but why on earth should the super rich fear Trump?

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by KL785
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How populist are you?
Replies: 55
Views: 3206

Re: How populist are you?

Not to be a party pooper, but I always question how accurate 20 question quizzes can be. That's certainly true, it's a nice gimmick but nothing more. But who wants to waste hours on a super detailed, 70 dimensional quiz? ;) Ha, count me in. Though everything above twelve dimensions is making me go ...

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by KL785
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How populist are you?
Replies: 55
Views: 3206

Re: How populist are you?

I am close to Obama (slightly to the left). I have to admit, I am a little bit surprised I am so far left, I thought I did slide over to the centre more over the years.

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by KL785
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe Officially Adopts Anti-Blasphemy Laws
Replies: 118
Views: 4867

Re: Europe Officially Adopts Anti-Blasphemy Laws

You’re defending a ban on criticism of religious prophets and whether we should debate the merits of child marriage? How can you still not realise, that they are not DEFENDING a ban on criticism of religious prophets? They are saying that the ruling SIMPLY DOES NOT EQUATE a ban on criticism of reli...

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by KL785
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe Officially Adopts Anti-Blasphemy Laws
Replies: 118
Views: 4867

Re: Europe Officially Adopts Anti-Blasphemy Laws

You’re defending a ban on criticism of religious prophets and whether we should debate the merits of child marriage? How can you still not realise, that they are not DEFENDING a ban on criticism of religious prophets? They are saying that the ruling SIMPLY DOES NOT EQUATE a ban on criticism of reli...

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by KL785
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 3671

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and t...

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by KL785
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 330
Views: 8832

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

Are you seriously trying to compare the situation in America to that of Nazi Germany? Erm... no. Well you can compare anything to anything but that wasn't my intention. If I wanted to compare them I would probably arrive at the following conclusions: 1. The US today are very different to Nazi Germa...

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by KL785
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 330
Views: 8832

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

We were defending freedom! You can thank us later. We are thankful to those who actually liberated Europe. Did you take part in that war? Terribly sorry, my family was busy running for their lives to greener pastures because you guys were attempting to gas us. I am really sorry about that, I misund...

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by KL785
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 330
Views: 8832

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

Ah you guys are pure gold! But that "argument" is not as persuasive as it may seem to you: You know who helped to stop said country from wiping out entire populations? People who stuck their American noses into other people's continents issues. We were defending freedom! You can thank us ...

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by KL785
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 330
Views: 8832

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

Seems like you should keep your German nose out of American issues! Agreed, especially since he's from a country that set up camps to wipe out entire populations. Ah you guys are pure gold! But that "argument" is not as persuasive as it may seem to you: You know who helped to stop said co...

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by KL785
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14603

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

Please tell me of all the times the US staged active war games prior to overthrowing Hitler, Mussolini............... It took George Marshall four years to get the US into a position to invade France. There were lots and lots of war games. Show me all of your wonderful evidence that you have on Tru...

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by KL785
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Africa, they didn’t learn!
Replies: 30
Views: 1445

Re: South Africa, they didn’t learn!

What land theft are you referring to? Modern day south africa was uninhabitable costal desert (much like modern Namibia) until the dutch brought along modern irrigation techniques from europe. There were a few thousand nomadic bushman in the area, but that's it. The black 'south africans' that resi...

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by KL785
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 64
Views: 2427

Re: Winter Olympics games

Redd wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
Might as well remove speed skating from the games, it’s like synchronised swimming, utterly pointless and barely a sport.



Might as well remove Hockey then, Canada will win anyhow ;)


Yeah... about that... :D

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by KL785
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy landing today during high winds (110 km/h) at Düsseldorf Airport
Replies: 44
Views: 11180

Re: Crazy landing today during high winds (110 km/h) at Düsseldorf Airport

Bottom line... and I say this as an aviation enthusiast... if you wish to travel to Dusseldorf, TAKE THE TRAIN! Yeah that looks a little bit scary. :eek: To add some background: Yesterday's storm was the worst winterstorm in Germany since 2007. 99% of the time landing at DUS is a nonevent, turbopro...

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by KL785
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 759
Views: 31250

Re: From Russia with truth

With the AfD we have a party that tolerates Neo-Nazi figures in their ranks and which is in part being financed by Russian banks close to the Kremlin. Same with the Front National in France. What do you think about that? Oh, Russia's open support of neo-Nazis would likely have been political suicid...

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by KL785
Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 759
Views: 31250

Re: From Russia with truth

Is there a reasonable opposition to Russian mainstream political thought or are those people all either fascists or lunatics? for a start, you are categorically incorrect to pose the question, using demagogic techniques. Russian politicians in General are not different from Western ones. Half the t...

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by KL785
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 759
Views: 31250

Re: From Russia with truth

Maybe you've heard a Russian student recently played in the Bundestag in Germany? His performance in Russia caused a very large negative response, in particular, I would like to cite the words of one of the Russian bloggers:Maybe you've heard a Russian student recently played in the Bundestag in Ge...

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by KL785
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?
Replies: 21
Views: 3782

Re: Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?

Hi all, first post here, although I am a long time lurker. The other day I was talking to my mother about travels she did when she was younger. She told me she went to Vietnam in 1974 by flying Germany-DEL-BKK-SGN on SAS with DEL being just a technical stop. She could not remember from which airpor...

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by KL785
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?
Replies: 21
Views: 3782

Re: Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?

Cool, thank you. I knew PanAm and TWA did this but I had no idea this was so common.

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by KL785
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?
Replies: 21
Views: 3782

Did SAS fly long distance from Germany in the 70ies?

Hi all, first post here, although I am a long time lurker. The other day I was talking to my mother about travels she did when she was younger. She told me she went to Vietnam in 1974 by flying Germany-DEL-BKK-SGN on SAS with DEL being just a technical stop. She could not remember from which airport...

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