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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Calling a human being a parasite is borderline sociopathic in my mind. I agree and I didn't. You mention most abortions take place in the first trimester. (Also true in the US) Should we ban all abortions that don't save the life of the mother after the first trimester? No, the line in the Netherla...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 111
Views: 16455

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

Planeflyer wrote:
Why are the Russians having such difficulty with this?


money? Or particularly the lag of it.

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

A newborn can’t function without its mother, or ar least a surrogate. Time to rethink your logic. Brilliant, you are the first one to make an argument, and put in the counter-argument at the same time. :lol: But seriously, this is exactly the argument, a baby needs someone to take care of him/her b...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Austrian Government Collapses over Russia Scandal
Replies: 22
Views: 911

Re: Austrian Government Collapses over Russia Scandal

The Russian involvement is an uniteresting distraction in this case. The issue here are the undemocratic and unwestern, fascist, ideals that these nationalists still dream about. If they can still cook up plans like these, then which other policies from Nazi Germany and Facist Italy are they also w...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 35
Views: 1625

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

atomicstar wrote:
I never understood about this.

  • If you have been on a airliner, it flies high enough that you can see the Earth is round
  • There has never been a case of someone falling off the edge of the Earth (because this is not possible)


This might give you some inside :D

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Garbage disposal, interstellar?
Replies: 25
Views: 849

Re: Garbage disposal, interstellar?

Garbages are the new mines. Why send it off the planet if you could use it again, or at least the materials. The circular society.

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia to pay Greenpeace for damages they caused
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Russia to pay Greenpeace for damages they caused

tu204 wrote:
And who actually thinks Russia will pay this?


Sergei Lavrov......... :lol:

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Satire: Any interest in developing an aviation satire site?
Replies: 14
Views: 697

Re: Satire: Any interest in developing an aviation satire site?

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1421749https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1421749

Good luck with creating this site. Keep us posted.
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I love funny true stories in aviation, like this thread: viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1421749https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1421749

Good luck with creating this site. Keep us posted.

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I have never met a woman who has had an abortion (and I’ve actually not met many) who was not fundamentally changed and sorrowful for having terminated their pregnancy, whether they terminated it because they just didn’t want to go forward with the pregnancy or they had to terminate it for health r...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Finally: "You can oppose abortion but don't stop someone else from getting one". This makes absolutely zero sense: That's like saying "you can oppose racial discrimination but don't stop others from doing it". We think abortion is bad because a human being who has no voice is be...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I'm now anxiously waiting for those Republicans to go after the abnormally high infant mortality rate in the US with the same rage they are going after abortion, since they really care about the children lives and all that... That is what the wall is for. It is always funny when Europeans try to co...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Finally: "You can oppose abortion but don't stop someone else from getting one". This makes absolutely zero sense: That's like saying "you can oppose racial discrimination but don't stop others from doing it". We think abortion is bad because a human being who has no voice is be...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia to pay Greenpeace for damages they caused
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Russia to pay Greenpeace for damages they caused

Since this thread was locked and my post was removed, probably because it was being a tad off topic, I will start another one so we can have some good news about Putin's Russia taken some responsibility about their actions. Russia to pay 2.7 mln in Greenpeace ship settlement The Hague (AFP) - The Ne...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Stephen Fry and the real reason why the Brexitremist in power are pushing for a no-deal Brexit and some Brexiteers "facts" debunked.

But again why not support the ultra rich by believing these lies?

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 7463

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

Of course, this might be the right strategy for you https://images.ecosia.org/KpL8OmmTZ4kL7PNNVzzjZmgjgkc=/0x390/smart/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thoughtco.com%2Fthmb%2FRy5D2dcjl9_IWGiELGtx3dVEwSg%3D%2F768x0%2Ffilters%3Ano_upscale%28%29%3Amax_bytes%28150000%29%3Astrip_icc%28%29%2FClimate-Science-Deniers-56a7...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 7463

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

There probably won’t be any impact on aviation, unless it occurs or is regulated within the next 11 years. Climate scientists are seeing increased sun spot activity and predicting a mini ace age beginning in 2030 which is expected to last approximately 30 years. Since the sun can’t be regulated and...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

anrec80 wrote:
I am not living in any sorts of lala-land, I am just an American taxpayer. That’s all.


Are you surprised that people don't believe you with all your Putin biased?

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Austrian Government Collapses over Russia Scandal
Replies: 22
Views: 911

Re: Austrian Government Collapses over Russia Scandal

What sort of "cooperation" they agreed to wasn't mentioned; in most Western countries, I would thing an agreement to "cooperate" with any party from another country would be looked upon with a jaundiced eye - even more so when Russia is involved. Isn’t this the most important - ...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

What I read into this is, that the people want something like the EU, but see that there are huge differences between the states which needs to be fixed and it can. How? All those arrogant, ugly EU apparatchiks like Vehofstadt, Timmermans or Schulz want majority voting. This will only cause even bi...

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by Dutchy
Sun May 19, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

And Nigal Farage is being investigated for the 1/2million Pounds he got in "gifts" from Arron Banks. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nigel-farage-arron-banks-eu-authorities-investigation-gifts-tycoon-a8918946.html Of course, quite a bit of controversy around Arron Banks, Arr...

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by Dutchy
Fri May 17, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I was reading a story about the Alabama law in my local newspaper yesterday and they quoted the governor as saying "this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious & that every life is a sacred gift from God." And this is c...

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by Dutchy
Fri May 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Wait, haven’t you previously derided YouGov polls? :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: I would say, let's prove them wrong. It is not that they don't want a working EU, they just think it might fail. How can you prove them wrong, when the only answer of the Brussels parallel universe always is "more EUrop...

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by Dutchy
Fri May 17, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A101 wrote:
https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/05/16/11/13570266-7034355-image-m-20_1558004146398.jpg


Looks like the Brexit party logo had an unintended effect on the ballot paper


Perhaps intended, this is quite brilliant of the designer I must say.

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by Dutchy
Fri May 17, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Clarke Says There's 'No Way To Know' If Russians Changed Votes
Replies: 17
Views: 794

Re: Richard Clarke Says There's 'No Way To Know' If Russians Changed Votes

Don't vote electronically, no electronic device is 100% secure, so the old fashioned way of filling in with a pencil is preferred in this. https://images.ecosia.org/tBNUWH27t7-yAl8jlt_ntp2nB8k=/0x390/smart/https%3A%2F%2Fbin.snmmd.nl%2Fm%2F7dqy64cwx6ow.png Whether the Russians did or not, hasn't been...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

One day, many moons from now, people will look back at this period in history the same way we look back at Nazi Germany today and wonder how it was possible for a group of people who consider themselves so enlightened and morally superior to everyone to condone the dehumanizing and wholesale slaugh...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 172
Views: 5407

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

If you are against abortion, then don't have one. But don't make your beliefs mandatory for others.

Man, this is 50 years back in time.

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goodbye to my dear Mother
Replies: 23
Views: 1097

Re: Goodbye to my dear Mother

Condolences Max.

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1896

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

casinterest wrote:
Anyone ever seen the move : "Wag the Dog"?
Go watch it. That is all you need to know.


Brilliant movie, hopefully not a scenario for real life.

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 7463

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

Sticking to that question, and the OP's line of inquiry... It depends on how CO2 pricing is implemented in aviation. It's too big a sector to be ignored forever. If CO2 taxes increase fares by more than 10%, yes, there will be a demand inflection. One ton of jet fuel = 3.15 tons of CO2. Look at a p...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 7463

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

DolphinAir747 wrote:
Aviation is still a smaller contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change than meat and dairy production. Perhaps better to tackle that area first.


We need to tackle everything if we want to meet our goals.

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1896

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Trump's tactic of escalating till the other blinks, isn't really going to work on Iran, it barely worked on North Korea (and actually it hasn't because nothing has really changed). Perhaps Trump is looking to start a war in order to become more popular for the elections next year? Would be quite a c...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Of course I’m going to go for it — says @BorisJohnson about the Conservative leadership speaking at @BIBAbroker in Manchester #BIBA2019 source Well, well, Boris Johnson will take some responsibility for this at last? Although he will not be able to get a hard Brexit past parliament so we'll see wha...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Of course I’m going to go for it — says @BorisJohnson about the Conservative leadership speaking at @BIBAbroker in Manchester #BIBA2019 source Well, well, Boris Johnson will take some responsibility for this at last? Although he will not be able to get a hard Brexit past parliament so we'll see wha...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/15/majority-of-europeans-expect-end-of-eu-within-20-years?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other&__twitter_impression=true Most people think it’ll go. Lets put the wretched thing out of its misery. Wait, haven’t you previously derided YouGov polls? :rotfl: :rotfl: :ro...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

noviorbis77 wrote:
https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/15/majority-of-europeans-expect-end-of-eu-within-20-years?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other&__twitter_impression=true

Most people think it’ll go. Lets put the wretched thing out of its misery.


:lol: and :roll:

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 7463

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

zkojq wrote:
however the aviation industry overall is very focused on reducing fuel usage (and thus CO2 emissions).


Yes, for an individual flight, but not overall, overall the pollution is raising because of all the added aircraft.

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDcro7dPqpA
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I will leave everyone with John Oliver segment about carbon pricing, give a price to pollution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDcro7dPqpA

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Don't portray yourself as a defender of the middle classes, it truly doesn't suit you. Even what you are saying here, is undermining that stand. You are advocating some kind of capitalism on steroids, just like Russia has. And what has brought that Russia, great differences between wealth, greater ...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 35
Views: 1625

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

scbriml wrote:
BlueberryWheats wrote:
scbriml wrote:
No, I don't know who "they" are


The DVD, obviously.


OMG, it’s all starting to make sense! :rotfl:


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: I miss our old friend ;)

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 35
Views: 1625

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

Even 2.500years ago. They indeed did also quite a good job in calculated the circumference of the earth. So these flat earthers are flatly denying 2.500years of science. Whatever does float your boat I guess. I brought up Eratosthenes' experiment to a flat earther I know and his response was, "...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

No, I do not. Russia's Putin isn't helping the middle and lower middle classes in Europe. I will explain it again: burning fossil fuels have all kinds of external cost which aren't in the price of fossil fuels, so cheap fossil fuels will lead to cost elsewhere which are being paid by the same taxpa...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 35
Views: 1625

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

But. but, but ..has anyone been to the edge? I've searched youtube, but vids of everything BUT that. BN747 Oh come on! You obviously haven't watched enough videos, otherwise you'd know the ice wall keeps us safe (they have pictures of it) and of course, if anyone tries to get to to it "they&qu...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

I agree with you, you are a Pro-Putin guy, not necessary a pro-Trump guy, you only agree with Trump if it fits your narrative or better the Putin narrative. So, in this case, you don't support Trump. I am not into narratives, I am just trying to see the world without ideology and pink glasses, the ...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Speaking of anything else I wrote - you agree with it all and/or have no opinion? :D :D :D No, I do not. Russia's Putin isn't helping the middle and lower middle classes in Europe. I will explain it again: burning fossil fuels have all kinds of external cost which aren't in the price of fossil fuel...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

Interesting that you omit the sentence: "The only thing you are consistent about is pro-Putin, in everything." Well - "agreeing with views of ..." and "pro-..." isn't necessarily the same thing. I agree with Trump on some things, but I consider myself not being a pro-T...

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by Dutchy
Thu May 16, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline
Replies: 49
Views: 2279

Re: U.S. Senate Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Pipeline

I am a bit worried about your health, posting at 4.30AM in New York, or perhaps you are posting from a troll factory form Sint Pietersburg at 11.30AM? Thank you for your concerns regarding my health Dutchy. Just as many other middle class people, I do not spend 100% if my time in NYC. My parents li...

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by Dutchy
Wed May 15, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation in 2050
Replies: 13
Views: 710

Re: Aviation in 2050

The biggest issue by far, will be emissions. 2050 is the year the Paris goals should be met.

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by Dutchy
Wed May 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 680
Views: 44396

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

His cynical what? Don't leave us hanging like that. Hanging on what? That I agreed to call him cynical and enquired if he felt better for it. It’s not like I called him a cynical .....deleted for CENSORSHIP It's hardly worth explaining, but.... Your vs you're It amused me, but probably nobody else....

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by Dutchy
Wed May 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 31496

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

HONGKONG - Hong Kong airport is looking for a buyer for an abandoned Boeing 767-300ER from the Russian Transaero Airlines. If you put down $ 795,000 (about $ 700,000), you can take the device home. The Boeing, with registration EI-DFS, was built in 1991 and flew for Royal Brunei Airlines, Ethiopian...

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