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by VSlover
Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In-flight Illness Forces Return
Replies: 24
Views: 5633

RE: AA In-flight Illness Forces Return

AA904 diverted for same reason too? unfortunate timing. <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3422770/American-Airlines-flight-Rio-Miami-makes-emergency-landing-Brasilia-Second-flight-grounded-days-passengers-suffer-mystery-illness.html" target="_blank">http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...

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by VSlover
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX
Replies: 14
Views: 13011

RE: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX

nice report. the US air planes on long trips like <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, <acronym title="New York ...

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by VSlover
Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plastic Glassware In F In On US Carriers
Replies: 65
Views: 9161

RE: Plastic Glassware In F In On US Carriers

vx also does a full bar in F while boarding which i was surprised by on such a short <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> hop, for example. now back to cou...

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by VSlover
Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747-400 Super High J
Replies: 54
Views: 21979

RE: BA 747-400 Super High J

i happened to fly the first flight yesterday as <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 117 in <acronym title="Nigeria Airways">WT</acronym>. the new J extension makes the overall J cabin feel more spacious as it crosses the exit door where <acronym title="Nigeria Airways">WT</acronym>+ used t...

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by VSlover
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 772 Refurbishment
Replies: 41
Views: 12478

RE: AA 772 Refurbishment

personally i love the rear facing seats for sleeping. because of the slight inclined angle a plane is at--it makes it more comfortable when sleeping on a flat bed. this is true for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and the new 772 seat which i did from <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Pra...

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by VSlover
Sat Jan 10, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA148 BEY-LHR In 7 Hours On A321?
Replies: 32
Views: 13295

RE: BA148 BEY-LHR In 7 Hours On A321?

quite often in the winter i've had (twice in dec) <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)...

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by VSlover
Fri Jan 09, 2015 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's First 787 Takes Flight
Replies: 93
Views: 34139

RE: AA's First 787 Takes Flight

i get sick 80% of the time backwards on trains. on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> backwards i fly perfectly fine and sleep better thanks to angle of flight + laying flat. excited to try the new AA772 <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by VSlover
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321T
Replies: 43
Views: 13801

RE: AA A321T

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA767400" class="quote" target="_blank">AA767400</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>These two subjects are not related. US "...

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by VSlover
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321T
Replies: 43
Views: 13801

RE: AA A321T

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/by738" class="quote" target="_blank">by738</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Cant say I agree with any of that. </i></font>...

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by VSlover
Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321T
Replies: 43
Views: 13801

RE: AA A321T

ive done this trip at least 20-25 times this year in J and F and have made my opinions clear on another site. the new biz seat is wonderful. i am 6-2, with size 13 shoe and aside from crunched toes, the seat is a delight to sit and sleep. the F seat is a cheap imitation of the amazing cirrus 773 sea...

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by VSlover
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

RE: New AA 772 J Seat

the seat is meant to launch to/from SCL and they have been otherwise quiet on future launches.

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by VSlover
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

RE: New AA 772 J Seat

and the mystery of the center section has been solved! <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=7369&filename=phpEJmHQ1.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/7369/middle/phpEJmHQ1.jpeg" width=...

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by VSlover
Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

RE: New AA 772 J Seat

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblue1965" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblue1965</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>Pretty sure it's rear-facing also ...

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by VSlover
Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

RE: New AA 772 J Seat

agreed. i get sick on trains 80% of the time backwards.

on planes though, you dont have that continual forward-movement motion that makes me ill, nor anything passing by on the periphery of vision like on cars/trains.

just clouds and unicorns.

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by VSlover
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

RE: New AA 772 J Seat

that is what is most baffling--this idea of 1/2 the seats to be cirrus-like and 1/2 not so much.

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by VSlover
Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 772 J Seat
Replies: 72
Views: 19299

New AA 772 J Seat

sneak peak is up on the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> instagram account: <a href="http://instagram.com/p/mdGpcjIx7H/" target="_blank">http://instagram.com/p/mdGpcjIx7H/</a> (also the old thread on this was archived and tried searching, please merge if i missed a related threa...

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by VSlover
Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380s - How Are They Doing?
Replies: 18
Views: 18706

RE: BA A380s - How Are They Doing?

just did <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAOR), South Africa">JNB</acronym> on the 380s last week each way. really great interiors and the air was completely smooth making for great...

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by VSlover
Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA First A321 Transcons - Jan 7, 2014
Replies: 130
Views: 36989

AA First A321 Transcons - Jan 7, 2014

i believe there are still sensors that need to be installed on the jetbridge to allow boarding from 2L right now.

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by VSlover
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757 Interior Refurbs
Replies: 35
Views: 10868

RE: AA 757 Interior Refurbs

ugh, i haaaaaate the old tan F seats in the 757. it shocks me they've done 30 as i have had the exclusive misfortune of the very uncomfy tan seats.

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by VSlover
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Biz Class On The 773
Replies: 60
Views: 19473

RE: New AA Biz Class On The 773

SO HAPPY they kept the swivel seats and pretty much the same F product that they already had which is pretty awesome IMHO though incredibly worn and shabby.

i tried searching but couldnt tell when the 773 deliveries are supposed to be taking place beyond the initial one. anyone? thanks!

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by VSlover
Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LA Vs NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 3958

RE: LA Vs NYC

ugh god. i'd do anything to be back in nyc. i lived nyc 2001-2007 & <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> 2007-now <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> weather makes up for a lot. but driving sucks, smog sucks, people are pretty vapid, more difficult to meet people than in <acronym title="Lan C...

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by VSlover
Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John S. McCain
Replies: 24
Views: 2577

RE: John S. McCain

i also thought mccains speech in itself was incredibly eloquent, and sincere. watching it i was thinking THATS the john mccain i always liked (as a lib here) and the one that was shoved to the background my his campaign handlers over the past year. his classless supporters in that rally though--wow....

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by VSlover
Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Californias Day Of Shame - Prop 8 Passes
Replies: 301
Views: 8252

RE: Californias Day Of Shame - Prop 8 Passes

really disgusting that the same night America said "anything is possible" California said "except for YOU"

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by VSlover
Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Photo Thread No. Three Anno 2008.
Replies: 177
Views: 15798

RE: Self Photo Thread No. Three Anno 2008.

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by VSlover
Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Is Your Rent?
Replies: 64
Views: 3920

RE: How Much Is Your Rent?

the idea of thinking about past places makes me want to vomit sometimes. i usually like having a roommate, but recently decided to go solo. 1st place out of college 2001 2bd 2ba 36th floor NYC $4600/mo (split by two) soho share 2004 2bd 1ba $3100/mo (split by two) los angeles 2007 1bd 1ba $1850/mo (...

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by VSlover
Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Single Guys Get Treated Like Dirt?
Replies: 31
Views: 3583

RE: Why Do Single Guys Get Treated Like Dirt?

i'd be curious to hear if anything happens as a result of any of your efforts. as for me--i eat alone a lot. some for business trips, other times because i want to eat now and not have to find out where the "crew" is and worry about everyone agreeing on something. what i have traditionally found is ...

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by VSlover
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Should You Stop Living Off Your Parents?
Replies: 83
Views: 11371

RE: When Should You Stop Living Off Your Parents?

i dont know. i have a great career, am 27, make six figures and have my stuff together. moreover, i am wholly responsible for everything i do or buy--that being said though, i cant stop my parents from making the odd payments here and there because (1) they are not by any definition unable to pay an...

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by VSlover
Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amusing Virgin America Post
Replies: 9
Views: 2012

Amusing Virgin America Post

an amusing post i came across on a site that writes mostly about <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>: <a href="http://www.bestweekever.tv/2007/11/29/the-top-10-reasons-not-to-fly-virgin-america-or-why-i-regret-losing-my-virgin-virginity/" target=_blank>http://www.bestweekever.tv/2...

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by VSlover
Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Photos Of UA New Business Cabin
Replies: 63
Views: 25663

RE: First Photos Of UA New Business Cabin

must say i'm shocked that there will be 4 abreast in the middle section on the 777 and 747

thats not much wider than coach it seems....

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by VSlover
Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying From FRA To The USA. Wow.
Replies: 55
Views: 15326

RE: Flying From FRA To The USA. Wow.

i had a similar experience last week. i flew from <acronym title="Berlin - Tempelhof (THF / EDDI), Germany">THF</acronym> to <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> and the security at <acronym title="Berlin - Tempelhof (THF / EDDI), Ger...

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by VSlover
Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LA Next Tallest Building?
Replies: 29
Views: 4563

RE: LA Next Tallest Building?

ACTUALLY there is some plans in motion to start this new development on grand ave across form the concert hall (where the ugly parking structure is, and has been closed down this week). same people who built the time warner center in nyc and evidently an 80-story or so tower. <a href="http://www.gra...

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by VSlover
Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 762 Upgrades
Replies: 34
Views: 4294

RE: AA 762 Upgrades

i truly hope the 762 stays in tip top shape for years to come i fly one of those birds back and forth from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</...

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by VSlover
Sat Aug 04, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Stupid Thread: Your Car Insurance Premiums
Replies: 45
Views: 3511

RE: Friday Stupid Thread: Your Car Insurance Premiums

$909/year for my 2007 BMW 530xi

super cheap because i am insured through a company that only insures to public school teachers which my dad was years and years ago, but because i have other policies (life) with them, i can use them for amazing auto insurance rates too.

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by VSlover
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Post The Pic(s) Of Your Car Thread
Replies: 141
Views: 7383

RE: The Post The Pic(s) Of Your Car Thread

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by VSlover
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Post The Pic(s) Of Your Car Thread
Replies: 141
Views: 7383

RE: The Post The Pic(s) Of Your Car Thread

i usually dont post, but since i just picked her up...now about four months old, but here is my fresh from the factory 2007 530xi...the first car i've actually ever bought on my own. yay! only difference is the windows were tinted the same day. <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><a hre...

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by VSlover
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!
Replies: 983
Views: 79512

RE: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!

what link are you using??

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by VSlover
Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Beverly Sills
Replies: 2
Views: 1680

RE: RIP Beverly Sills

boy and a personality to match! she was such an affable and likable figure in the arts administration world, and it really is sad.

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by VSlover
Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Post From My Iphone
Replies: 128
Views: 5395

RE: First Post From My Iphone

i agree, it is amazing. my friend had his last night and it sold me, i am going to pick one up for me and my father here soon. until you see it in person and see how slim it is, and reallize that you can fully view this webpage in all its glory on your phone just exactly as it appears on your comput...

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by VSlover
Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attending A Classical Concert In NYC
Replies: 1
Views: 1732

RE: Attending A Classical Concert In NYC

hey, thats great to hear you are headed to the symphony! now, as someone who goes to events at lincoln center or carnegie hall at least 4 times a week, i can say that you will find a WIDE VARIETY of dress for such events. first, you are so lucky to be seeing anne sophie-mutter in performance--that w...

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by VSlover
Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pelosi Requests The Use of Military A/C.
Replies: 136
Views: 4485

RE: Pelosi Requests The Use Of Military A/C.

the simple fact is if hastert had come from <acronym title="Air Comores and Crimea Air (Ukraine)">OR</acronym>, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> or <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym> then he would have probably been given a plane that was capable of flying him to the w...

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by VSlover
Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do I Tell The Boss I'm Quitting?
Replies: 9
Views: 2328

RE: How Do I Tell The Boss I'm Quitting?

you pretty much sound like you have it covered. with two weeks notice, yes that is something most everyone is professional about--i mean you have sought out another opportunity and you got one! so going in and simply saying you have enjoyed your time at the company but found another opportunity that...

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by VSlover
Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Watch Top Chef?
Replies: 6
Views: 1687

RE: Anyone Watch Top Chef?

interesting article. admittedly i have grown to like marcel because i found his foam ridiculous, but the apparent dislike of him by everyone has been seemingly unfounded. if he had done anything to warrant their vitriol, you know that would have been shown on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)...

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by VSlover
Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Release IPhone
Replies: 118
Views: 3727

RE: Apple Release IPhone

i really want to know more about the Apple <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. so much more often i am watchign tv with friends or family and want to show them something online, but want to be able to just pull it up on the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>, ...

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by VSlover
Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tipping In USA
Replies: 90
Views: 3735

RE: Tipping In USA

i hate tipping. but being american its something i grew up with, and despite my total disataste for it, i tend to be a large tipper because i have had many friends who were waiters, or worked at hotels in nyc and so i cannot imagine how crappy the job must be. i guess i tip more out of shame. "oh, s...

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by VSlover
Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blizzard Causing Problems @ DEN
Replies: 157
Views: 14028

RE: Blizzard Causing Problems @ DEN

the local news is reporting that while the snow is tapering off, the winds around are still working against the efforts to clear snow out at the airport. when they clear an area, 20 minutes later the snow has blown back in. i am literally trapped in my house because there are 5-6ft snow drifts at ea...

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by VSlover
Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Las Vegas Hotel
Replies: 43
Views: 2663

RE: Favorite Las Vegas Hotel

ballys rooms are very large and clean. the casino may skew old...but i have stayed in ballys plenty of times with college buddies. the venetian is abhorrent. total tackiness in a city founded on such an idea--and that is saying a lot. i will never stay there because it is just a laughable example of...

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by VSlover
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Big Deal About Penises?
Replies: 56
Views: 5200

RE: What's The Big Deal About Penises?

there was a whole book i read about this called <i> the adonis complex</I> the book detailed among other issues the body issues younger generations of men now contend with from calvin klein ads to mens health magazines the result in the most simplistic form is you look at any gym locker room and the...

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by VSlover
Fri Dec 01, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Celibacy
Replies: 107
Views: 2625

RE: Celibacy

so i take it celibacy means no masturbation either?

great.

what next? PROHIBITION?

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by VSlover
Thu Nov 23, 2006 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rosie O'D Makes Ridiculous Homophobe Charge
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

RE: Rosie O'D Makes Ridiculous Homophobe Charge

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by VSlover
Thu Nov 23, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rosie O'D Makes Ridiculous Homophobe Charge
Replies: 20
Views: 2613

RE: Rosie O'D Makes Ridiculous Homophobe Charge

seriously, rosie is way off here. clay was a jerk to kelly when he in fact should have been honored that he was allowed to guest host on her show. then rosie is just a toolbox. she claims it was homophobic <acronym title="Edson (YET / CYET), Canada - Alberta">YET</acronym> claims to not question cla...

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