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by USAirways737
Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2008 MLB Playoff Predictions
Replies: 214
Views: 4612

RE: 2008 MLB Playoff Predictions

NL: Brewers <acronym title="Skyway Airlines (USA) and Transaviaexport Cargo Airline (Belarus)">AL</acronym>: Twins A little far fetched, but I would love it as a <acronym title="Comair (South Africa)">MN</acronym> res going to school at the UW. I won't even predict a <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)...

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by USAirways737
Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New And Improved Bailout Plan
Replies: 11
Views: 1876

RE: New And Improved Bailout Plan

This inability of the average American to calculate numbers and create an accurate budget is quite possibly the cause of this financial crisis. Maybe if people actually knew math, they would not have been tricked so easily into loans they could not afford, thus preventing the wonderful financial cri...

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by USAirways737
Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net Member's "Run-ins W/ The Law"
Replies: 57
Views: 4113

RE: A.Net Member's "Run-ins W/ The Law"

When I was 11 my friend's house was raided by the Omaha SWAT team. There were about 6 of us kids sitting in the living room watching the Disney Channel when all-of-a-sudden men in black with <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym>-15s barged into the house yelling and screami...

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by USAirways737
Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Privatize Profits, Socialize Losses
Replies: 47
Views: 2001

RE: Privatize Profits, Socialize Losses

While I am a capitalist at heart, I am not as upset about our government's bailout as I initially was when I first read about it this morning. The USofA is still a free-market based economy even after what was just done. Our gov't did not decide today that all companies are now property of the state...

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by USAirways737
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spanish Football Player Deceased R.I.P
Replies: 15
Views: 4212

RE: Spanish Football Player Deceased R.I.P

A truly sad day for all my friends in Sevilla. RIP Antonio.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe
Replies: 147
Views: 19312

RE: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe

Here is a quick recap of my reply to the oh-so-reputable-reporter Leland Vittert: I guess my point is best illustrated by a quote taken right from you: "It doesn't need passenger oxygen masks" So why make a story centering around the lack of passenger oxygen masks? Your decision to make a sensationa...

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by USAirways737
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe
Replies: 147
Views: 19312

RE: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe

So I just received a response from my 2 cents I sent to FOX Colorado and am surprised at how fast I got a response. Just to see if they are sending out pre-packaged responses, did anyone else receive anything similar to this when they contacted them? "We appreciate your comments about our story rega...

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by USAirways737
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Spanish Liga Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 8965

RE: The Official Spanish Liga Thread

Vamos mi Sevilla, vamos campeones... Lo, lo , lo I wish I could be there. Erik ahora en <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> en vez de <acronym title="Seville (- San Pablo) (SVQ / LEZL), Spain">SVQ</acronym>. muy...

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by USAirways737
Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Bridge Collapses In Minnesota
Replies: 101
Views: 4955

RE: Major Bridge Collapses In Minnesota

Wow I take 35W to work everyday. this is truly tragic. It sounds weird saying this but thankfully only three people died, it looks like it could have been much worse. Even cell phone service is spotty since everyone is trying to use their phones. Sen. Klobuchar told everyone on CNN to quit using any...

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by USAirways737
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Nebraska Like?
Replies: 62
Views: 2566

RE: What's Nebraska Like?

Now in defense of my homeland... As a former resident of Omaha, Nebraska for 12 years I can say from my experience of having to answer countless questions such as these that Omaha and the rest of Nebraska are ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ALIKE. Omaha proper is 400,000 with a metro of over 800,000. Omaha is ha...

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by USAirways737
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bidets On ANA 787
Replies: 42
Views: 7807

RE: Bidets On ANA 787

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by USAirways737
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Googling "N" Numbers...have You Noticed?
Replies: 18
Views: 6882

RE: Googling "N" Numbers...have You Noticed?

If he's like me, he may have a google bar built into his browser which makes it easier to just google it.

Just a thought.

Erik in MSP

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by USAirways737
Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Today 7/7/7 To Be Revealed: The New 7 Wonders Of World
Replies: 48
Views: 4515

Today 7/7/7 To Be Revealed: The New 7 Wonders Of World

I'm pissed I put off voting. My spanish friends will be dissapointed if La Alhambra loses by a short margin. While I was in Spain I was impressed to see how inthusiastic many of them were about this contest. Maybe its because our statue of Liberty, while impressive, is nowhere near a wonder of the w...

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by USAirways737
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA Terminal 5 Website
Replies: 2
Views: 2685

RE: New BA Terminal 5 Website

I'm happy for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> that <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> is opening in the near future. I recently flew there from Spain to Chicago and despite the amazing <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> service, I swore I would never fly the...

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by USAirways737
Wed Jan 03, 2007 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drinking Ages In Your Country
Replies: 86
Views: 4123

RE: Drinking Ages In Your Country

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by USAirways737
Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drinking Ages In Your Country
Replies: 86
Views: 4123

RE: Drinking Ages In Your Country

In Wisconsin where I go to college, the drinking age when you are by yourself is 21 but you can drink at bars with your parents present at ANY age. This is of course at the bar's discretion since forcing a bar to serve a 12 year-old might cause some problems. I have only not been allowed to drink wi...

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by USAirways737
Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Plane Slides Off Runway At ORD 01 December
Replies: 30
Views: 17199

RE: Fedex Plane Slides Off Runway At ORD 01 December

Chicago was not a fun place to be this morning. I took a bus from Madison to Downtown Chicago earlier today and all the people going to Ohare and Midway were all obviously dissapointed. Even our bus got stuck in the snow and had to be pulled out. Then about an hour later we had to swerve out of the ...

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by USAirways737
Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways And Their Int'l Fleet
Replies: 9
Views: 6378

RE: US Airways And Their Int'l Fleet

Deciding not to buy or lease extra aircraft is entirely different than not being able to afford them. Why should an airline (esp. US with their being in the midst of a merger) pay for extra aircraft that aren't being utilized? They clearly have done some sort of cost-benefit analysis and figured out...

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by USAirways737
Wed Nov 29, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flashback (One More Time): USAir DC-9's At PHL
Replies: 6
Views: 4950

RE: Flashback (One More Time): USAir DC-9's At PHL

Brings back memories of flying one from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> to <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>. DC-9-30s... fly 'em while you can cuz they won't be around for ...

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by USAirways737
Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laptop Suggestions
Replies: 25
Views: 1908

RE: Laptop Suggestions

I bought a Dell right before I went to school freshman year. Two years later I still have yet to have a single problem. Even so I'm seriously considering an Apple for my next purchase. My constant use of iTunes, iPods etc... has really opened my eyes to what Apple has to offer so I would definitely ...

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by USAirways737
Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could You Eat This?
Replies: 56
Views: 13700

RE: Could You Eat This?

I actually prefer animals that looked cute before I ate them...

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by USAirways737
Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Dell Laptop Battery Recall
Replies: 17
Views: 2234

RE: Big Dell Laptop Battery Recall

Thankfully my Inspiron 5150 isn't affected. I seem to have lucked out with this computer. No motherboard problems (which I found are very common to the Inspiron), and now no problems with my battery. With some of the comments you find on the internet you're made to expect the apocolypse when your De...

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by USAirways737
Sat Aug 12, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAC Vs PC - Pros And Cons Of Both
Replies: 81
Views: 4720

RE: MAC Vs PC - Pros And Cons Of Both

Just wondering... If I get a Macbook, which I am seriously contemplating, will I have to download/install updates from Apple every week, run spyware software constantly, download/install antivirus hooplah everyweek, etc... Thats what pisses me off about my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Ai...

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by USAirways737
Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service
Replies: 42
Views: 6699

RE: Midwest Airlines = Amazing Service

I get to fly Midwest for the first time in alittle less than two weeks. Unfortunately its from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT),...

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by USAirways737
Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pets Afraid Of The Fireworks Noises?
Replies: 25
Views: 2042

RE: Pets Afraid Of The Fireworks Noises?

My golden retriever is clawing at me right now as I type. The fireworks have been driving her crazy night long!

Erik in MSP

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by USAirways737
Sun Jul 02, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question For Any Police Officers On Here...
Replies: 50
Views: 4026

RE: Question For Any Police Officers On Here...

I know the IA State Patrol always brings you back to the sqaud car when they pull you over and issue a ticket. They had my mom enter her information into the cop's laptop when she got her ticket. Its most likely just dept. policy.

Erik in MSP

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by USAirways737
Sun Jul 02, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your City
Replies: 67
Views: 8146

RE: Post A Pic Of Your City

My hometown Stillwater, <acronym title="Comair (South Africa)">MN</acronym> <img src="http://p.vtourist.com/1427913-Travel_Picture-Stillwater.jpg" width="560" height="232" border=0> and my college hometown, Madison, <acronym title="Tradewinds Airlines (USA)">WI</acronym> <img src="http://www.biochem...

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by USAirways737
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren Buffett A Very Nice Guy...
Replies: 23
Views: 2617

RE: Warren Buffett A Very Nice Guy...

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by USAirways737
Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sinus Buster: Any Good?
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

RE: Sinus Buster: Any Good?

SinuCleanse works very well. When I had my sinus infection it worked so well that I didn't even have to take Sudafed etc. Plus using sprays for more than 2-3 days actually can make your symptoms worse. SinuCleanse isn't a drug but rather a solution that you mix and pour into your nostrils. It is ama...

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by USAirways737
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Cold Do You Like Your Beer?
Replies: 17
Views: 3745

RE: How Cold Do You Like Your Beer?

I too am a fan of the "just-above-freezing" beer. It just tastes so much better when its cold.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Midwest Severe Weather, Be Safe
Replies: 16
Views: 1888

RE: Midwest Severe Weather, Be Safe

The weather in this country is something else. I'm located in Madison, <acronym title="Tradewinds Airlines (USA)">WI</acronym> and yesterday a friend and I were chilling <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> the lake ice in lawn chairs soaking in the hot-for-early-march-sun having some beers. Then...

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by USAirways737
Sun Feb 19, 2006 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Won Tonight's $365Mil Powerball...
Replies: 27
Views: 2479

If You Won Tonight's $365Mil Powerball...

With the largest lottery jackpot in American history tonight, it got me thinking what I'd do if I won. I definitely wouldn't have to worry about student loans or paying for med school. Our Fraternity's future wouldn't be in question anymore and would we'd probably have a new house on top of that. I ...

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by USAirways737
Fri Jan 13, 2006 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's Mexico Expansion - Official Announcement
Replies: 27
Views: 4914

RE: DL's Mexico Expansion - Official Announcement

Did anyone catch what was said on the bottom?: "A portion of travel for some itineraries may be on the Delta Connection carriers ... or <b>SkyTeam partner Aeromexico</b>." Can you really count that as new service by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> if Aeromexico may be doing some ...

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by USAirways737
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Reserves, Here I Come :)
Replies: 15
Views: 1703

RE: Police Reserves, Here I Come :)

Congrats. I had wanted to do that while I was in school in Madison but Reserve programs in <acronym title="Tradewinds Airlines (USA)">WI</acronym> are lacking in most cities. Now I shifted my career goals slightly (pre-med?) but still might consider doing it in the future. <acronym title="Comair (So...

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by USAirways737
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saw Syriana Today
Replies: 8
Views: 1668

RE: Saw Syriana Today

I just saw it last night and was not impressed. I went with my friends and we ended up walking out after about an hour or so. It just was so slow and too fragmented. I felt like I was watching a PBS documentary which would've been fine if I was at home, but my friends and I were expecting a <acronym...

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by USAirways737
Fri Dec 09, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Newspaper Do You Buy And Why?
Replies: 44
Views: 2816

RE: What Newspaper Do You Buy And Why?

None. Why anyone would actually pay to read a newspaper is beyond me. Read for free on their websites people and quit wasting your money.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: America West Pilot Trip Report #2
Replies: 26
Views: 10721

RE: America West Pilot Trip Report #2

Great report HAL. I have avoided the TR section for quite a while because of the repetition but this was a fresh new perspective. I enjoyed reading it and look forward to reading more of your reports!

Erik in MSP

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by USAirways737
Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pop Vs. Soda Vs. Coke Map
Replies: 25
Views: 2280

RE: Pop Vs. Soda Vs. Coke Map

I now say both pop and soda. I grew up saying pop in Omaha, then moved to the Twin Cities where they also say pop. But for some reason, over in Madison where I go to school, everyone says soda unless they are not from there. I will never understand why someone could call anything other than a coke, ...

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by USAirways737
Thu Jul 14, 2005 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Applies For Slew Of New Mexican Routes
Replies: 70
Views: 9055

RE: NW Applies For Slew Of New Mexican Routes

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by USAirways737
Mon May 23, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AmericaWest/USAirways:Employee Feelings?
Replies: 31
Views: 4330

RE: AmericaWest/USAirways:Employee Feelings?

Here's my question, US obviously has much more senior employees because of all the furloughs. <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> are the fastest...

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by USAirways737
Tue May 17, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has WN Helped Aviation?
Replies: 16
Views: 2246

RE: Has WN Helped Aviation?

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by USAirways737
Wed Apr 20, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cerveza Sol, Pacifico Or Corona?
Replies: 41
Views: 7505

RE: Cerveza Sol, Pacifico Or Corona?

Pacifico is by far my favorite. That's all I drank while in Cabo last March. I wish it was cheaper though here in WI so I could afford to buy some. I hate being a poor college kid. Corona is good too.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Fri Apr 01, 2005 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Student ID Card Names?
Replies: 38
Views: 2335

RE: College Student ID Card Names?

At UW-Madison its the WisCard.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Fri Mar 18, 2005 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cabo San Lucas Info
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

RE: Cabo San Lucas Info

Hey AA61HVy I was just in Cabo last weekend for a wedding and it is a very nice place. I was a little too early for the spring break crowd but I'm sure it is busy now. The locals don't seem as friendly as in Mazatlan or Cancun but just persist with them and you will get what you want eventually. Hop...

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by USAirways737
Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbelievable Jetway!
Replies: 25
Views: 14553

RE: Unbelievable Jetway!

Does anyone have a picture of these types of jetways? If someone could post one that would be great.

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Fri Feb 11, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Need 3 Jobs In The USA!?!
Replies: 41
Views: 3032

RE: You Need 3 Jobs In The USA!?!

Seb146 Have you ever thought that instead of getting a third job, maybe you should invest your time in yourself and go to a community college. In the long run it will make sense, you'll just have to bite the bullet for 2-4yrs like everyone else that goes to college. I'm only 19 and the government wa...

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by USAirways737
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Food While Drunk.
Replies: 42
Views: 1943

RE: Favorite Food While Drunk.

I have to second with White Castle. But here in Madison, the campus Qdoba is open til Bar time so it is an obvious and quite good option when drunk. I just might have to go there after the bar tonight...

Erik in MSN

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by USAirways737
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Need 3 Jobs In The USA!?!
Replies: 41
Views: 3032

RE: You Need 3 Jobs In The USA!?!

Falcon, you are assuming she is working 20 hours a day when she certainly is not. Think for a minute, she has three kids, she sure as hell is not working as much as you would like us all to think. She could just as easily be working a full time job and have two seasonal jobs or a combination of othe...

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by USAirways737
Thu Jan 20, 2005 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Students - How's Everyone?
Replies: 48
Views: 2250

RE: College Students - How's Everyone?

University of Wisconsin-Madison Today is our second day back and all is well. All of my classes so far seem manageable and the professors and TAs likeable. I'm taking... Trigonometry 113 Weather and Climate 100 Psychology 202 Microeconomics 101 Spanish 102 ...which adds up to 16 credits. Campus life...

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by USAirways737
Fri Dec 24, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Finals! Oh Yea!
Replies: 16
Views: 1050

RE: College Finals! Oh Yea!

Any of you get your grades back yet? At UW this is the first year for e-Grading so I know three of my four grades so far allowing me to enjoy break instead of wondering how I did on finals all month.

Erik in MSP

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