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by Phaeton
Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German A.Netters: Apple Stores In Munich?
Replies: 18
Views: 2225

RE: German A.Netters: Apple Stores In Munich?

Apparently the big construction site on the Rosenstraße next to the Sport Schuster is going to be the new Apple store. Location is pretty much right in the centre of Munich.

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by Phaeton
Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: S.O.S: Someone Save New Orleans
Replies: 71
Views: 3349

RE: S.O.S: Someone Save New Orleans

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by Phaeton
Sun Oct 29, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Terminal 5 Photo's..
Replies: 17
Views: 5348

RE: LHR Terminal 5 Photo's..

So when is it going to open then?

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by Phaeton
Wed Aug 30, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Used National Express Coaches?
Replies: 10
Views: 3069

RE: Anyone Used National Express Coaches?

I took a National Express bus from London to Bath and back twice and must say that I wasn't impressed by them. For a guy of my size (186cm / 6'1) it got a little cramped after a while. The buses are also quite reliant on traffic and can therefore also be delayed quite a bit. One thing's for sure, yo...

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by Phaeton
Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Places To Watch World Cup At ZRH
Replies: 1
Views: 3379

Places To Watch World Cup At ZRH

I'm connecting flights at Zurich this Friday and am hoping to catch the football match Germany vs. Argentina. Can someone recommend a good bar or restaurant where I can watch it.

Thanks,
Thomas

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by Phaeton
Mon May 29, 2006 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's New A346 Delivery?
Replies: 40
Views: 9797

RE: LH's New A346 Delivery?

The First Class they are installing on the A346 surely must be a newly developed product. Have any other LH planes received it and is it going to be installed on other A340s and B747s? Any Pictures?

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by Phaeton
Fri May 12, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines "Unlikely" To Buy A380
Replies: 95
Views: 14370

RE: Japan Airlines "Unlikely" To Buy A380

With the Japanese market currently picking up again, airlines in Japan will probably need some A380 capacity in five to ten years time. In addition, not every airline is too keen to order a plane that hasn't even entered the market yet.

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by Phaeton
Mon May 08, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Like Kebab? I Loove It!
Replies: 52
Views: 5588

RE: Do You Like Kebab? I Loove It!

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by Phaeton
Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will The UK Ever Go Fully Metric?
Replies: 101
Views: 4955

RE: Will The UK Ever Go Fully Metric?

The debate on switching to the right side of the road and that of joining the euro doesn't have anything to do with the issue of metrification in the UK. I personally think that switching to the right side of the road doesn't make any economical sense so I don't see any reason switching or a Europea...

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by Phaeton
Mon Jan 16, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Block Your Stolen Mobile! No Joke!
Replies: 28
Views: 3556

RE: How To Block Your Stolen Mobile! No Joke!

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by Phaeton
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What University/College Did You Attend?
Replies: 56
Views: 6002

RE: What University/College Did You Attend?

I'm currently in my first year at the Univeristy of Bath (England) studying Economics and International Development (BSc)

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by Phaeton
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving To Las Vegas
Replies: 17
Views: 2615

RE: Moving To Las Vegas

We drove through Pahrump on our way to Las Vegas two years ago and it is a joke. The town consists of a main road in the desert and a bunch of trailers lining the road. I definitely wouldn't move there!

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by Phaeton
Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is The Top Pop/Rock Band Record Sellers Ever?
Replies: 10
Views: 4278

RE: Who Is The Top Pop/Rock Band Record Sellers Ever?

In the United States by album sales: 1. The Beatles - 168.5 million 2. Led Zeppelin - 107.5 million 3. Eagles - 89 million 4. Pink Floyd - 73.5 million 5. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>/DC - 66 million 6. Aerosmith - 65.5 million 7. The Rolling Stones - 64.5 million 8. Mettalica - 57 milli...

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by Phaeton
Sat Nov 05, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 15 Years Of Red Green - It's Over
Replies: 17
Views: 2949

RE: 15 Years Of Red Green - It's Over

In Germany Red-Green is already over after seven years. (Red-Green was the coalition government between the Social Democrats (Red) and the Green party (Green)). From now on it's Black-Red.

Thomas

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by Phaeton
Sat Sep 17, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LH Business Class In 744
Replies: 5
Views: 4880

RE: New LH Business Class In 744

The new <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> seats have proven to be disasters. They are not very reliable and the entertainment still isn't running like it should. As I read recently <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> has stopped fitting new planes with the new Business ...

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by Phaeton
Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So These Nations!
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

RE: So These Nations!

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by Phaeton
Thu Jul 07, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London 2012 Olympics
Replies: 129
Views: 4976

RE: London 2012 Olympics

The atmosphere in London has within a day changed from joy to fear, due to the explosions from this morning.

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 26, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Do You Think Bin Laden Is?
Replies: 97
Views: 4201

RE: Where Do You Think Bin Laden Is?

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 26, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brasil Vs Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 9757

RE: Brasil Vs Germany

The match is over. Brazil won 3:2. Adriano scored twice, Ronaldinho once, Ballack once as well as Podolski. At least it was quite a good and even match. Conclusion: Germany showed a solid performance with a young team, if they continue like this their chance at the World Cup next year won't be that ...

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 26, 2005 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Queen's English Test
Replies: 87
Views: 2686

RE: Queen's English Test

Can't believe I got 64%.  banghead 

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Accused Of Abusing 36 000 (!) Children.
Replies: 25
Views: 2755

RE: Man Accused Of Abusing 36 000 (!) Children.

Among the 36 000 children there must have been some that told their parents what he did with them. How can a society exist where these kind of crimes exist?

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by Phaeton
Fri Jun 17, 2005 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris: GermanWings Orders 18 A319 + 12 Options
Replies: 11
Views: 4066

RE: Paris: GermanWings Orders 18 A319 + 12 Options

The first A320 was delivered to Air France in 1988. Has Airbus modified the A320 in the last 17 years or is it still the late 80's technology that's in the plane? The airlines that order the A320 must be in a real rush to get new capacity because Boeing is expected to soon start the next generation ...

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot_Kaz Is Gonna Love This (Muse)
Replies: 19
Views: 2207

RE: Pilot_Kaz Is Gonna Love This (Muse)

BTW, the new Muse album is due November 8th, 2005. Album name TBA.

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by Phaeton
Sun Jun 05, 2005 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany 2006 Qualifyer Thread!
Replies: 118
Views: 2834

RE: Germany 2006 Qualifyer Thread!

I saw a summary of the World Cup qualifier match between North Korea and Iran played in Pyongyang. Iran won 2:0. There were some soldiers standing next to the pitch. The crowd looked very metropolitan  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/bored.gif" alt="bored" border=0> . It was a matc...

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by Phaeton
Sun May 29, 2005 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Shall (...) You Vote In Sunday's Referendum?
Replies: 24
Views: 2505

RE: What Shall (...) You Vote In Sunday's Referendum?

The German Parliament voted YES and I would have done the same. The politicians actually know what they are voting about, whereas a large part of the population in a referendum doesn't.

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by Phaeton
Mon May 16, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Referendum EU Constitution
Replies: 18
Views: 1827

RE: Referendum EU Constitution

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by Phaeton
Sun May 15, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair Change Name
Replies: 57
Views: 6491

RE: Corsair Change Name

I quite like the TUI smile: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/541667/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/541667/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/6/6/541667.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger phot...

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by Phaeton
Sat May 14, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German Ambassador Speaks About Brit Nazi Obession
Replies: 101
Views: 3304

RE: German Ambassador Speaks About Brit Nazi Obession

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by Phaeton
Sat May 14, 2005 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing 737-100 Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 8587

RE: The Boeing 737-100 Thread

Lufthansa's most famous 731. Hijacked in 1977, but was freed in Mogadishu by German Special Forces with no hostage deaths (pilot was killed by terrorists earlier). <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/528336/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a>...

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by Phaeton
Mon May 09, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German Ambassador Speaks About Brit Nazi Obession
Replies: 101
Views: 3304

RE: German Ambassador Speaks About Brit Nazi Obession

"Kids find the Nazi period interesting," Mr. Liddell said. There is plenty of violence. You have to bear in mind that at 14 kids can drop history altogether" Keeping them entertained so they don't is already an accomplishment. "Postwar Germany history is more sophisticated and convoluted and is ther...

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by Phaeton
Sun May 08, 2005 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is A True Conservative?
Replies: 13
Views: 2069

RE: What Is A True Conservative?

To quote the great English philosopher John Stuart Mill:

"Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are Conservative."

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by Phaeton
Sun May 08, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A300's : Beginning To Age?
Replies: 74
Views: 7214

RE: LH A300's : Beginning To Age?

Some people on this forum have suggested that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> is to completely phase out their A300 fleet and replace them with A320/A321 with higher frequencies. This is not likely to happen because of slot restrictions in <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Ma...

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by Phaeton
Sat May 07, 2005 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelona To Get A Shirt Sponsor - China 2008!
Replies: 9
Views: 2078

RE: Barcelona To Get A Shirt Sponsor - China 2008!

The sponsor deal would only run for three years anyway. For the season 2008/2009 Barcelona will have to get a new sponsor. It would be ironic if it were Madrid 2012.

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by Phaeton
Sat May 07, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tix For Fifa WM '06 In Germany
Replies: 10
Views: 2103

RE: Tix For Fifa WM '06 In Germany

I'm going to the match on the 18th of June 2006 in Munich. Big grin
The ticket cost 60 Euro.  Sad

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by Phaeton
Sat Apr 30, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates And World Cup 2006
Replies: 8
Views: 3648

RE: Emirates And World Cup 2006

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by Phaeton
Mon Apr 25, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Gets Head Stuck In Bin
Replies: 5
Views: 2723

RE: Man Gets Head Stuck In Bin

Oh my god, this news is nearly as important as

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by Phaeton
Mon Apr 25, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope's Unprotected Papamobile!
Replies: 11
Views: 1577

RE: Pope's Unprotected Papamobile!

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by Phaeton
Mon Apr 25, 2005 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: E.U Consitution:Why So Many Different Opinions?
Replies: 10
Views: 2479

RE: E.U Consitution:Why So Many Different Opinions?

Many people that are Eurosceptics will vote against the constitution just because they will vote for anything against the EU. I personally think that the constitution is a good thing, because it combines all former treaties and sets the same laws for all member states. It will also give the EU a cle...

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by Phaeton
Mon Apr 25, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope's Unprotected Papamobile!
Replies: 11
Views: 1577

RE: Pope's Unprotected Papamobile!

Mercedes, Audi, BMW and <acronym title="Aeromar (Mexico)">VW</acronym> all want to build the new popemobile. As soon as things in the Vatican settle down the issue will be decided by the pope. Since the introduction of the popemobile it has always been a Mercedes, the most recent one was a modified ...

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by Phaeton
Sun Apr 10, 2005 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2006 Germany
Replies: 52
Views: 2592

RE: World Cup 2006 Germany

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by Phaeton
Sat Apr 09, 2005 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: And The New James Bond Is: Daniel Craig
Replies: 34
Views: 4736

And The New James Bond Is: Daniel Craig

Here is a picture of him and a link to the IMDB. <img src="http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2004/11/25/images/daniel_craig_enduring_love_interview_top.jpg" width="212" height="209" border=0> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0185819/" target=_blank>http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0185819/</a> Date of Birth: ...

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by Phaeton
Sun Apr 03, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Becoming Only Interesting For Poorer Countries?
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

RE: EU Becoming Only Interesting For Poorer Countries?

Norway has held referendums about joining the EU and therefore has shown some interest. They say that in 2006 they will start thinking about another referendum. Iceland has also shown interest. Switzerland will never join the EU because they would lose their neutrality. They will however hold a refe...

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by Phaeton
Sat Apr 02, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Zimbabwean Election
Replies: 32
Views: 1889

RE: The Zimbabwean Election

Condoleezza Rice has named Zimbabwe an outpost of tyranny together with Iran, North Korea, Belarus, Myanmar and Syria. At least that is a start. Zimbabwe was richer in 1970 than it is today. The life expectancy has fallen by 23 years since 1985 (mainly due to AIDS). Unemployment rate at 80%. The one...

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by Phaeton
Sat Mar 26, 2005 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primaris Airlines Ready To Go!
Replies: 97
Views: 11373

RE: Primaris Airlines Ready To Go!

If Primaris would join an alliance they might have a good chance surviving. Business Class <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> or other Star Alliance passengers for example would rather fly Primaris than <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> or US and the whole Star Allia...

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by Phaeton
Mon Mar 14, 2005 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Sold To LH - New Rumors
Replies: 85
Views: 9429

RE: Swiss Sold To LH - New Rumors

Here is a link to a German news website with the article:

http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/0,1518,346254,00.html

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by Phaeton
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Plans To Open Another Base In Germany
Replies: 44
Views: 8669

RE: Ryanair Plans To Open Another Base In Germany

With the possible merger of DBA and Germania Express I think this airline will establish itself better on the European Market.

What about Augsburg as a LCC airport in Germany? It can easily be reached by train or car and the area around Munich has a lot of potential.

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by Phaeton
Sat Mar 05, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How's The Subway In Your Town?
Replies: 73
Views: 6519

RE: How's The Subway In Your Town?

Munich, Germany has an excellent subway system. It was built for the 1972 Summer Olympics. I use it nearly every day. They also have a couple of these nice trains. <img border=0 src="http://www.trampicturebook.de/tram/germany/muenchen/pics_ubahn/2004-03-02-20-X400.jpg"> Edit for picture.<br><br>[Edi...

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by Phaeton
Sat Mar 05, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My 1st Emergency Landing
Replies: 32
Views: 9152

RE: My 1st Emergency Landing

Last August I was flying on a Lufthansa CRJ700 from Munich to Stockholm. About half way through the flight the captain came on and said that there was a technical problem and that we would have to divert to Hamburg. He never said what the problem was. The cabin was pretty calm and we a normal landin...

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by Phaeton
Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Fat Singing Dutch Kid!
Replies: 30
Views: 21827

RE: The Fat Singing Dutch Kid!

So has Schnappi reached the UK or the US yet? It's currently playing on the radio here. Maybe this could be the first artist from Germany to really make the international breakthrough? We are so proud of her.  Wink/being sarcastic

Regards

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