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by extender
Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas School Shooter Released On Bond
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: Texas School Shooter Released On Bond

I would like to know where he got the gun. Likely it was one owned by a parent and if so, they should be in jail or on high bail and house confinement too. I expect civil lawsuits by the victims against the school, the shooter and his family. To be fair, if he is 18, he can possess a pistol, he jus...

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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4224

The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Recently, the controversy regarding Dave Chappelle's comic jabs at trans people has created a stir. The Netflix CEO, Ted Sarandos sent an email to all the employees regarding the matter. Link Just an opinion, but a joke is a joke. It used to be Polish jokes, Puerto Rican Jokes, Hispanic jokes, black...

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by extender
Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 50
Views: 2530

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

The mousetrap argument. Not something that belongs in the school system.

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Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 50
Views: 2530

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

Critical Race Theory is racist from the start. Just look at who came up with it, intersectional theory based in Marxist ideas.

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by extender
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines
Replies: 50
Views: 2530

Re: Mental Illness in America Part Deux: WV Man Kills Pharmacist Brother Over Vaccines

It sounds an awful lot like you think that anyone who has an option or conversation about things where they don't live or are directly involved in should have the FBI investigate them. That's a little authoritarian, don't' you think? Last time I checked we still have freedoms in this county that al...

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by extender
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massacre in Kongsberg
Replies: 52
Views: 2253

Re: Massacre in Kongsberg

johns624 wrote:
... just another example that if you really want to kill people, you'll find a way.


This is the truth. The method used is the vehicle that carries out the madness out.

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by extender
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massacre in Kongsberg
Replies: 52
Views: 2253

Re: Massacre in Kongsberg

Sad, another tragedy. People are just going nuts these days.

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by extender
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2577

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

We as a society give absolution to criminals, murderers even. What about the people who said something, racist, misogynist, sexist? Do you think they're worse than murderers and other criminals? And do you really believe that they can't be sorry for what they've done, and don't deserve a second cha...

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by extender
Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas School Shooter Released On Bond
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: Texas Schhol Shooter Released On Bond

Aren't schools gun-free zones?

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by extender
Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas School Shooter Released On Bond
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Texas School Shooter Released On Bond

Timothy Simpkins, the Texas school shooter has been released on bail. Simpkins, 18, carried a gun in to school and shot four people, one of them critically. He has been released on a $75,000.00 bond. RT News Link MSN Link Independent UK Link FW Star-Telelgram Link The Sun Link Daily Mail Link Yahoo ...

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by extender
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: Deleted Topic

What happened to the "Military Command Structure" thread? It was removed, as there was an issue with the thread starting post. I cannot go into further detail since it wasn't your thread. You or anyone else is free to restart the thread. Please just be sure to include sufficient detail in...

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by extender
Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: Deleted Topic

Curious as to why a thread in Non-Av about a school shooter gets deleted. Or should I go to the mods directly?

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by extender
Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 334
Views: 21410

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

This medication is exciting and as long as it is started in the viral phase of the disease, which I would take to be the first seven days after symptom onset, should work well. It targets an enzyme called RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp), which is the enzyme that all RNA viruses use to replicate...

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by extender
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4457

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

A boogeyman that wants $3.5T to spread amongst political cronies. When a representative that was elected doesn't agree with the radicals, they get bullied and browbeat by drones. Time for the government to change.

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by extender
Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4457

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

Where do you think the government gets those funds from?

Social Security, comes from the magnificence of the government? Look at your W-2 lately?

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by extender
Tue Oct 05, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4457

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

The government doesn't produce anything. Its income is derived from taxation. It is pretty simple actually. That post makes it sound like we are all serfs to a benevolent lord.

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by extender
Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4457

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

DarkSnowyNight wrote:
Nothing and no one are preventing you from renouncing your citizenship. If you do not feel like paying what you cost the gov't, this is always an option for you.


Got it all wrong, it is what the government costs us.

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by extender
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Whistleblower
Replies: 39
Views: 1336

Facebook Whistleblower

Anybody catch the 60 Minutes piece last night?

Link to video.

Interesting, to say the least.

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by extender
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans
Replies: 144
Views: 4457

Re: Democrat infighting over agenda and achievable plans

Funny, the Arizona Democratic party is trying disavow Kyrsten Sinema if she doesn't follow the progressive line.

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by extender
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3347

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

It is all good. NY-style, Chicago-style, Detroit-style. My preference is as GalaxyFlyer posted, thin crust in a coal-fired oven.

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

All of this before Biden took office. They said Biden gave them all the support they asked for. That the exit was planned and executed by the DOD and Military. So what exactly is Biden's fault here? Sorry, Biden owns this. The fact that his advisers are saying yes, and Biden says no, is inconvenien...

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Debt Ceiling Drama
Replies: 58
Views: 2346

Re: Debt Ceiling Drama

Sure, go on, let them spend like drunken sailors.

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is it true that the American 191 and Air Florida 90 accidents could have been averted if the pilots had added power?
Replies: 16
Views: 2531

Re: Is it true that the American 151 and Air Florida 90 accidents could have been averted if the pilots had added power?

I don't think AA191 would have made it with extra power. With the leading edge slats retracted on the left, and the right side extended, the asymmetry would almost be insurmountable.

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

And sometimes, you have no way to excuse the bungled exit from Afghanistan.

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3347

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

It is to Pizza Hut. I've also had them from Costco, they were good.

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by extender
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

It is making a comeback: Milley should resign. Link This came about the Joint Chiefs being questioned in the Senate over the advice to President Biden over troops in Afghanistan yesterday. There seems to be conflicting information whereas Biden has said that no one told him about keeping a small (2,...

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by extender
Tue Sep 28, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: Deleted Topic

Boeing757100 wrote:
We all have a right to use this site.


No, we don't. We are allowed to use this site, so long as you stay within the lines they provide.

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by extender
Mon Sep 27, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina
Replies: 74
Views: 3541

Re: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina

seb146 wrote:
Unlike identification from STATE universities or STATE colleges or STATE funded education. Not even the same.... how?


Universities and colleges do not state whether they are foreign or not.

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by extender
Fri Sep 24, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 160
Views: 9067

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Let the parents suffer too. They covered for him.

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by extender
Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?
Replies: 12
Views: 1258

Re: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?

Starlionblue wrote:
Is that an engine ferry pod?


Yep

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by extender
Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?
Replies: 12
Views: 1258

Re: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?

The hush kit in the first picture are the TAQNs, they stunk to high heaven.

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by extender
Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 4872

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

We're not the world's policeman, and we're not the world's tit. Most of the Haitians I know work like there is no tomorrow; but their homeland is rife with corruption. Close the borders and sort our own problems.

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by extender
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?
Replies: 12
Views: 1258

Re: What makes up of the JT3D hush kit?

The Hush Kits were worthless. For the 707 they used acoustic panels that had perforated skin with a layer of stainless steel screen. They were bulky, prone to damage and usually soaked with oil. The DC-8 had a few different types of hush kits. The "best" one consisted of replacing the OEM ...

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by extender
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16640

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

StarAC17 wrote:
Stainless steel would be a good alternative that wouldn't be a much bigger expense compared to carbon fibre.


Plating? Perhaps cad plating? There is epoxy coated rebar already, but that has its own limitations.

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by extender
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How did the thrust reverse work on the original DC-8s?
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: How did the thrust reverse work on the original DC-8s?

Reverse thrust was available in flight, IIRC, as a speed brake.

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by extender
Tue Sep 21, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747 small "hump" in front of tailfin
Replies: 12
Views: 2760

Re: 747 small "hump" in front of tailfin

It is just an aerodynamic fairing.

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by extender
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 274
Views: 14785

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

International diplomacy is how nations screw each other over. This is not the first time, and won't be the last time these things happen. France has always been a dark horse in arms sales. Sometimes you're the pigeon, sometimes you're the statue.

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I think this thread is going to be locked soon. My last comment: I think that many here are blinded by their hatred for Trump and THEREFORE condone the action of Milley. Had Milley done his deed last week under Biden, I bet that we would have had a completely different discussion. Absolutely. Movin...

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

If this was done to Biden, most of the people posting support for Milley's action against Trump would be up in arms. There is NO proof of a coup.

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Contempt is also difficult to prove without an extensive written record or contemporaneous accounts of arguments of personal nature unrelated to work. Is contempt really the same mixture of emotion as not being able to conduct one's own responsibilities due to increased moodiness and unpredictabili...

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Treason would be impossible to prove, but: §888. Art. 88. Contempt toward officials Any commissioned officer who uses contemptuous words against the President, the Vice President, Congress, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of a military department, the Secretary of Homeland Security, or the G...

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 182
Views: 7782

Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has certainly created a stir over the last two months. But this weeks bombshell is the icing on the cake for which he should face disciplinary action. He also shares responsibility for the botched exit from Afghanistan whereby the Taliban was left with lots ...

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: Deleted Topic

Thanks.

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by extender
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 1529

Re: Deleted Topic

What happened to the "Military Command Structure" thread?

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by extender
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 209419

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Google is your friend. https://www.netsdaily.com/2021/9/14/22674286/nba-players-union-near-agreement-on-vaccines-but-in-new-york-will-that-matter It doesn't violate mandates because sports athletes in some cases get a pass. My post is from today's ESPN. You just looked that up. https://www.espn.com...

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by extender
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 209419

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

casinterest wrote:
Do you have percentages on NBA vaccinations?

I do. And they as a collective have a higher vaccination rate than any State in the US.


You do? Let's see them.

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by extender
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 209419

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

casinterest wrote:
That is awesome. If only we didn't have so many right wing misinformed people in this country, we might get close to that.


I doubt that the NBA players are right wing people.

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by extender
Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 209419

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I guess they're special: Sources: NBA players won't be required to get COVID-19 vaccination NBA players will not be mandated to get vaccinated against COVID-19, league sources tell ESPN. The NBA and NBPA continue to negotiate aspects of COVID-related protocols and procedures for the upcoming 2021-22...

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by extender
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BCF and BDSF designations.
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: BCF and BDSF designations.

I recall recently reading that Boeing entered into an agreement to have planes modified at a facility in Costa Rica but can't remember the companies name. Would anyone know what facilities Boeing uses for their approved conversions? Gregory COOPESA in San Jose. I think Alenia did some of the -10 mo...

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by extender
Mon Sep 13, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2202

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

Lately, the ones taking potshots at minorities are liberals. Look at the lady throwing an egg at Larry Elder in LA. Where is the outrage? Crickets. Only because Elder is a conservative. Elections have consequences, and I am glad Biden is in the driver's seat, so everyone that voted for him gets to e...

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