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by tbar220
Wed May 07, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Chicago O'Hare Spotters Group
Replies: 3
Views: 3363

RE: Chicago O'Hare Spotters Group

Thanks for the feedback. I went to do some spotting on my own this weekend and ran into a pair of the Airport Watch community at the airport. They told me about how to apply and I went directly to Aviation Universe and filled out the application. This is a great community and I'm glad I found it; th...

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by tbar220
Thu May 01, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Chicago O'Hare Spotters Group
Replies: 3
Views: 3363

Chicago O'Hare Spotters Group

Good afternoon! Coming to you from windy, spring-like Chicago. Also coming to you as a veteran (grandfather?) user of airliners.net for over 14 years, I've come back after a two year sabbatical (vacation?)! Miss me much? Anyways, I've been looking all over the inter-webs and this website for evidenc...

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by tbar220
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Giant Rat Killed With Pitchfork In NYC
Replies: 20
Views: 4270

RE: Giant Rat Killed With Pitchfork In NYC

It's an ROUS!

...

What's an ROUS?

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by tbar220
Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dems Even More Off The Wall Stuff
Replies: 52
Views: 2918

RE: Dems Even More Off The Wall Stuff

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> The recession was officially over 2...

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by tbar220
Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Summer Travel In Ireland, Need Help!
Replies: 16
Views: 2410

RE: Summer Travel In Ireland, Need Help!

Thanks for all the help so far! I am struggling with air fare, it is so high! It will take a significant chunk out of our budget, but so be it. I really like the idea of WWoofing for two weeks and touring for two weeks. That seems to be a nice balance. B&B's are a great experience, even though I...

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by tbar220
Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Summer Travel In Ireland, Need Help!
Replies: 16
Views: 2410

Summer Travel In Ireland, Need Help!

Hey everyone. The lady and I want to travel in Ireland this summer and do the whole backpacking / hostel experience. Our budget is limited but we are aiming to save up $5000 for a month's worth of travel in Ireland. This will be the price we're going to pay for flights, lodging, and food for the ent...

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by tbar220
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

RE: Your Favorite Restaurants!

Mmmmmm, LOVE good Italian food. My favorite place here in Chicago is called "Pizza Art Cafe". Great food and great prices. Really good wood fired brick oven makes REALLY good pizzas. <a href="http://www.pizzaartcafe.info/" target="_blank">http://www.pizzaartcafe.info/</a> <img src="http://i39.photob...

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by tbar220
Sat Feb 19, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Food Do You Like That Other People Dont Like?
Replies: 64
Views: 5143

RE: What Food Do You Like That Other People Dont Like?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PITingres" class="quote" target="_blank">PITingres</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwiches...

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by tbar220
Sat Feb 19, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

RE: Your Favorite Restaurants!

Curry you say? That brings me to my next favorite! It's called "Essence of India" and its on Lincoln Blvd in Chicago. Favorite Indian restaurant. <a href="http://www.essenceofindiachicago.com/" target="_blank">http://www.essenceofindiachicago.com/</a> <a href="http://www.google.com/url?source=imgres...

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by tbar220
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

RE: Your Favorite Restaurants!

Next up, another place in Chicago! This place is called "Smoque BBQ" and its my favorite BBQ place in the city (that I've found so far at least). <a href="http://www.smoquebbq.com/" target="_blank">http://www.smoquebbq.com/</a> <img src="http://restaurantimages.menuism.com/aI8T701kir36vUeJe7bPyt-smo...

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by tbar220
Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

RE: Your Favorite Restaurants!

My next pick is "Sticky Rice Thai" in Chicago.



The best northern thai style sausages. So good!

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by tbar220
Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

RE: Your Favorite Restaurants!

Pictures people, pictures! My next entree (yes, entree, not entry)... "Sun Wah BBQ" in Chicago. The best roast pork and bbq duck I've ever had. Soooooo good. <img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2632/3858929420_50630565d6_o.jpg" width="600" height="394" border="0"/> As you can tell, Asian food i...

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by tbar220
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Restaurants!
Replies: 60
Views: 5665

Your Favorite Restaurants!

Ok folks, I don't know if this has been done here before, but lets try it out. Here's how this will work. (1) Only one restaurant per post. (2) Do your best to include a picture of the food, ideally from the restaurant. (3) Wait until at least one other person posts before you post again. (4) Saliva...

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by tbar220
Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant
Replies: 101
Views: 5188

RE: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Their belief is to undo our freedom and ...

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by tbar220
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant
Replies: 101
Views: 5188

RE: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant

I'm going to challenge you Larry because I don't see why they are "scary". Show me why I should be afraid of Keith Ellison and Andre Carson. I challenge you to show me what makes them "thugs".

Start with that, then we'll move to your claim of how defending them makes one a pansy.

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by tbar220
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant
Replies: 101
Views: 5188

RE: TSA Pat-Down Must Be Sharia Compliant

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>What's scary is that this organization a...

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by tbar220
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace Harrassment
Replies: 20
Views: 2321

RE: Workplace Harrassment

Ok, sorry about the vagueness about the opening post. I wanted to get a general idea first. Details: My girlfriend works in a restaurant kitchen and one of her male coworkers essentially harasses her at work. Tells her things like "Go back where you belong" and "Women can't handle it in the kitchen"...

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by tbar220
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle Freeze
Replies: 49
Views: 3418

RE: Seattle Freeze

Hah, I saw the topic and assumed that you were talking about the early season snowfall that is falling in Seattle right now.

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by tbar220
Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace Harrassment
Replies: 20
Views: 2321

Workplace Harrassment

I suspect workplace harassment. How do I know if there is a legal basis with this? How do I know if there is legal basis with sexual harassment as well? It is coming from a coworker and not a boss. Is there any threshold for workplace harassment between coworkers? Any information would be helpful. T...

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by tbar220
Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Hunters On A.net?
Replies: 24
Views: 3502

RE: Any Hunters On A.net?

I guess I really should be starting with gun ownership before even thinking about and talking about hunting. Any tips on where to start with that? Thanks.

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by tbar220
Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snowglobe Forces Evacuation At BDL
Replies: 14
Views: 3354

RE: Snowglobe Forces Evacuation At BDL

I'm laughing my ass off over here. This is just too good. I miss those days...

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by tbar220
Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Hunters On A.net?
Replies: 24
Views: 3502

RE: Any Hunters On A.net?

My good friend growing up ended up moving to her grandpa's farm at age 13. On the farm he taught her how to shoot his gun and took her hunting with him. They would hunt birds and always bring them back to eat them. They would never kill anything without the intention of eating it. The way I view it,...

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by tbar220
Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mysterious Missile Launch In LA?
Replies: 59
Views: 5583

RE: Mysterious Missile Launch In LA?

Speculation time!! Is it at all possible, that because of the angle we viewed this from, that what we saw could actually have been something entering the atmosphere? My thought when I saw this was a slow moving meteorite that entered the atmosphere and what we saw was it simply burning up. Thoughts?

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by tbar220
Sun Nov 07, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Hunters On A.net?
Replies: 24
Views: 3502

Any Hunters On A.net?

My girlfriend and I are interested in hunting. We're both major foodies and she is training to become a chef. We would be interested in becoming more connected to our food and understanding where it comes from; what it takes to get meat onto your plate. We also both think that hunting wild game is m...

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by tbar220
Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ft. Worth City Councilman Speech To Gay Teens...
Replies: 16
Views: 3415

RE: Ft. Worth City Councilman Speech To Gay Teens...

Bravo! Great speech, and I feel he is brave making this speech. We need more people like him.

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by tbar220
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Sets His Sights On The White House
Replies: 38
Views: 14349

RE: Trump Sets His Sights On The White House

How about this "family values" man running for president?



I'm just saying...

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by tbar220
Sat Aug 14, 2010 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dr Laura's Racist Rant
Replies: 75
Views: 4274

RE: Dr Laura's Racist Rant

If we could all just put ourselves in other people's shoes just a little more, things like this could be avoided. Also, if someone is offended by it, who are we to say that they're being "oversensitive"? If this woman didn't like the use of the word nigger, why did Dr. Laura have to call her "hypers...

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by tbar220
Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Texas GOP: A Buncha Nuts
Replies: 123
Views: 4856

RE: The Texas GOP: A Buncha Nuts

I'm a little late to this conversation, but there are two things that stick out to me. (1) IF homosexuality were a choice, why is it a wrong choice? And even if you believe it is a wrong choice, does the government have any right to make it illegal? The reason I say that is because homosexuality doe...

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by tbar220
Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cheap Airfare To St. John's
Replies: 3
Views: 3877

Cheap Airfare To St. John's

Need some help. Roommate and I are looking for cheap'ish airfare to New Foundland. Does it exist? And if it does, how can we find it? We're going in July from Chicago to St. John's and everything is really high priced. Any help would be really appreciated. Thank you!

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by tbar220
Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Some Gems From China's "Netizens"
Replies: 34
Views: 3372

RE: Some Gems From China's "Netizens"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Doona" class="quote" target="_blank">Doona</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>People who comment on newspaper websites are gen...

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by tbar220
Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airplane Disaster Films, What Is Your Favorite?
Replies: 41
Views: 5562

RE: Airplane Disaster Films, What Is Your Favorite?

"Snakes on a Plane"

  

Followed in a close second by "Die Hard 2: Die Harder"

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by tbar220
Fri May 21, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In Miami Vs. Chicago
Replies: 55
Views: 20171

RE: Living In Miami Vs. Chicago

I can't speak for Miami, but I've been living in Chicago and Illinois for the last 9 years. Chicago is great for its social scene, fantastic restaurants and bars. There are lots of wonderful parks and the Lakefront is a real gem. I also absolutely love the summer and fall for all the outdoor music f...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palin Now Takes On "Family Guy"
Replies: 137
Views: 5111

RE: Palin Now Takes On "Family Guy"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777236ER" class="quote" target="_blank">777236ER</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i>I never said I was offended, nor did I s...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gypsy Kings Coming To Chicago Area 4/29!
Replies: 1
Views: 2096

RE: Gypsy Kings Coming To Chicago Area 4/29!

For a second I thought it was the Horseshoe Bar in the city. That is right around the corner from my mouse. Unfortunately, I would have no way of getting out to Hammond. They're a great band to see live though, saw them at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, amazing show.

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palin Now Takes On "Family Guy"
Replies: 137
Views: 5111

RE: Palin Now Takes On "Family Guy"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flanker" class="quote" target="_blank">flanker</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> That toon was inappropriate. Seems to me th...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor Goodman Snubs Obama
Replies: 37
Views: 2425

RE: Mayor Goodman Snubs Obama

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyPNS1" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyPNS1</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> What he said wasn't pandering, it was tel...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Execution Of 3 Of Bali 9 - Election Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

RE: Execution Of 3 Of Bali 9 - Election Issue

Very interesting indeed. Seems like a purely political move if the effort to stop the executions are to help in reelection. The real discussion from the Australians should be on the immorality (IMO) of the death penalty and having a just sentence for the accused, no matter how awful their crime was....

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best "That's What She Said" Lines You've Heard
Replies: 7
Views: 10293

RE: Best "That's What She Said" Lines You've Heard

PLEASE tell me you wrote that detention notice. That is the greatest detention ever. I don't know if I could keep a straight face while disciplining that students after saying something like that  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" width="15" heig...

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by tbar220
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Romney Attacked On Plane.
Replies: 33
Views: 3286

RE: Romney Attacked On Plane.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyDeltaJets87" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyDeltaJets87</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Delta's 737-800s have 38" up...

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by tbar220
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Is The Happiest US State
Replies: 35
Views: 3715

RE: Hawaii Is The Happiest US State

I'm convinced that natural beauty helps those states get to the top of the lists; it just makes people happier! Based on that theory, I'm really surprised to see North Dakota on that list. I didn't know that there's much going on up there  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/...

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by tbar220
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McFarland, Wisconsin's "carousel-roller Coaster"
Replies: 5
Views: 1820

RE: McFarland, Wisconsin's "carousel-roller Coaster"

I can't even picture what this would be like. I can't find any images on google either. Got a good link that can give us a better idea of this?

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by tbar220
Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France: Best Country To Live In The World
Replies: 31
Views: 6856

RE: France: Best Country To Live In The World

I have always wanted to visit France, this is giving me more incentive to do so. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VonRichtofen" class="quote" target="_blank">VonRichtofen</a> (<...

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by tbar220
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tragic Start To The Olympics. Luger Killed
Replies: 84
Views: 5642

RE: Tragic Start To The Olympics. Luger Killed

I have to agree with this <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/vancouver/blog/fourth_place_medal/post/In-light-of-luger-s-death-IOC-should-cancel-eve;_ylt=AvA9iANKALp3ftztMr.w0QdotLV_?urn=oly,219393" target="_blank">http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/van...Lp3ftztMr.w0QdotLV_?urn=oly,219393</a> T...

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by tbar220
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)
Replies: 46
Views: 6791

RE: Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirframeAS" class="quote" target="_blank">AirframeAS</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>SuperTroopers!!! Gotta love Farva! And...

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by tbar220
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)
Replies: 46
Views: 6791

Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)

I absolutely love this one. Pulp Fiction! <a href="http://thepulplist.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pulp-fiction.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://thepulplist.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pulp-fiction.jpg" width="650" height="339" alt="http://thepulplist.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pulp-fi...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Limbaugh Screams "Retard" - 3 Times
Replies: 88
Views: 3467

RE: Limbaugh Screams "Retard" - 3 Times

<a href="http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/scarce/colbert-sarah-palin-f-king-retard" target="_blank">http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/.../colbert-sarah-palin-f-king-retard</a> Stephen Colbert does an excellent job of making fun of this whole situation, and calling out various people's hypocrisy...

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by tbar220
Wed Feb 10, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquake In Chicago.
Replies: 27
Views: 6207

RE: Earthquake In Chicago.

Slept right through it. That's what happens when I am super tired

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by tbar220
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Soldier 'waterboarded His Own Daughter, 4
Replies: 47
Views: 3636

RE: U.S. Soldier 'waterboarded His Own Daughter, 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>*sigh* don't you know ANYTHING ...

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by tbar220
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Counties (no "r"!) You've Been To In Your State
Replies: 42
Views: 4480

RE: Counties (no "r"!) You've Been To In Your State

This is a great thread. I would love to see a U.S. map of all the counties we've all been to, not just in your state but the whole country. In fact, I think that's my next project.... (such a dork, but I love maps!!) Here are my Illinois counties (the state I currently reside in) <img src="http://fa...

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by tbar220
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Poll Among Republicans
Replies: 57
Views: 3357

RE: Interesting Poll Among Republicans

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestWing" class="quote" target="_blank">WestWing</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>However, I was inquiring about the (evid...

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