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by Turbolet
Fri Jun 20, 2003 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Telling Parents What I Want To Do For My Career...
Replies: 10
Views: 3670

RE: Telling Parents What I Want To Do For My Caree

LOL! And can you imagine what my homophobic mum will say when I tell her that I want to be cabin crew and am, in fact, gay?!?!?

Good luck anyways,
-turbolet

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by Turbolet
Wed Jun 18, 2003 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Cologne
Replies: 32
Views: 1799

RE: Favorite Cologne

Same preference as JAL777 over here!
 Big thumbs up
-turbolet

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by Turbolet
Sun Jun 15, 2003 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POLL: What Is Your Connection Speed?
Replies: 37
Views: 4057

RE: POLL: What Is Your Connection Speed?

DataStream ADSL, 512K downstream, I think it's 256K upstream.
The best connection money can buy here in Malta!!

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by Turbolet
Sat Jun 14, 2003 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Songs Give You A Chill?
Replies: 76
Views: 5131

RE: Any Songs Give You A Chill?

Abba's "Fernando" is a song I have been listening to since April and I cannot get enough. Every time I listen to it, it brings back memories of flight 8F 2202 from <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> to <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</ac...

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by Turbolet
Thu Jun 12, 2003 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Junk Mail - What Did You Get Today?
Replies: 20
Views: 3510

RE: Junk Mail - What Did You Get Today?

I received a handwritten receipt from Keyworld Ltd after having paid by debit card online. Asking why I call that junk? It's one more paper to cope with!

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by Turbolet
Wed Jun 11, 2003 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Too Hot!
Replies: 39
Views: 3833

RE: It's Too Hot!

<I>Do any of you guys like winter more than summer? Or am I really that much alone?</I> Definitely! I much prefer winter because one can actually protect oneself against cold more effectively than against heat. My favourite months have to be January, February and March - nice and cool, the sun sets ...

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by Turbolet
Wed Jun 11, 2003 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey Need Some Teenage Advice, Only Have 4 Days
Replies: 10
Views: 2750

RE: Hey Need Some Teenage Advice, Only Have 4 Days

Advice from a severe acne sufferer:
the only thing I've used which actually makes pimples go away faster than they normally would is a gel called Differin. The only problem is that it's prescription only.
Try something with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid though, that should help.

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by Turbolet
Tue Jun 10, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Boarding Music Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 3633

Boarding Music Collection

I don't know what's gotten into me lately but I've started a new collection. I'm collecting boarding music of European airlines mostly. The sort of help I need from you guys and girls is the following: if you've heard any boarding music you remember on your flights, please mail me the artist, song n...

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by Turbolet
Tue Jun 10, 2003 4:49 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: More Than 150 Inflight Mags For Sale!
Replies: 9
Views: 8949

RE: More Than 150 Inflight Mags For Sale!

Please send me the list, too, my e-mail is in my profile.
-turbolet

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by Turbolet
Mon Jun 09, 2003 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women Vs. Men (Part II)
Replies: 22
Views: 2360

RE: Women Vs. Men (Part II)

Seems like I have a lot to learn before I go live all by myself permanently. In the few months I've been alone, my typical daily shopping list comprised of bread, two large bottles of water, some cheese, two or three apples, chocolate cookies and a packet of cigarettes around twice weekly. Yes guys,...

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by Turbolet
Sat Jun 07, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Careers
Replies: 9
Views: 1142

RE: Careers

When it comes to careers, one thing I'd really need to go is my indecision. Some three years ago, I was pretty positive that my future lies in business and management. But, when I came to choosing my subjects in Sixth Form two summers ago, I settled on Pure Maths and English so that I could go in fo...

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by Turbolet
Fri Jun 06, 2003 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bed & Breakfast In Malta...
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

RE: Bed & Breakfast In Malta...

<I>What about the work permit in Malta ?</I> Extremely hard to get when you're not a citizen. Work permits are only issued to foreigners when the position they will occupy could not be occupied by a Maltese citizen. If you want to work in Malta, I suggest you marry a Maltija, wait five years and app...

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by Turbolet
Thu Jun 05, 2003 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Water Intake?
Replies: 29
Views: 2431

RE: What Is Your Water Intake?

When I was home alone, I noticed I had to buy two or three of those big 2l bottles of water every day for myself, so I guess I drink around 4l of water a day on average. That includes any water which is further processed for drinks like coffee and so on. The worst part comes when I'm nervous, in tho...

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by Turbolet
Thu Jun 05, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Internet Relationships
Replies: 26
Views: 2293

RE: Internet Relationships

I've made several attempts but something went wrong each time. So for the future, I'm going to stick with real life...

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by Turbolet
Thu Jun 05, 2003 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Graduating Class Of 2003 (HS)
Replies: 9
Views: 1926

RE: Graduating Class Of 2003 (HS)

1) From which school did you graduate? Sir M.A.Refalo Centre for Further Studies, Victoria, Gozo, Malta 2) Who was your graduation speaker? Not yet - actually the official ceremony is taking place on 4th July but we haven't been to school for around two months now. 3) Where did you go / are you goin...

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by Turbolet
Wed Jun 04, 2003 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm At Work, What Are You Doing?
Replies: 24
Views: 3075

RE: I'm At Work, What Are You Doing?

Exploring the Maltese underworld and posting on a.net  Laugh out loud

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by Turbolet
Wed Jun 04, 2003 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Contact Lenses Hard
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

RE: Contact Lenses Hard

A word of encouragement - don't give up. My first encounter with soft contact lenses seemed daunting and I ended up with a nasty infection after a very short time. But, once that was cured, I figured out what I was doing wrong and today I can say that I've been wearing contact lenses without any pro...

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by Turbolet
Tue Jun 03, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate Exams..
Replies: 51
Views: 3184

RE: I Hate Exams..

I've recently finished sitting my MATSECs (GCSE equivalent) and the thing I hate most about exams is that whatever you study and are convinced will crop up in the paper does not, on the other hand the things you don't pay much attention to are what carries the most marks. Gotta admit I had quite a f...

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by Turbolet
Tue Jun 03, 2003 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Discos Still Trendy In Your Country?
Replies: 14
Views: 3181

RE: Are Discos Still Trendy In Your Country?

Whenever I go to a club, my parents prefer to use the term disco which sounds a lot more like their generation. Basically, it does the same thing, although the layout is probably a bit different - mum was shocked to hear there's nowhere to sit down at the <acronym title="Kuwait Airways">KU</acronym>...

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by Turbolet
Tue Jun 03, 2003 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is The British Accent Perceived As So Uppity?
Replies: 43
Views: 10468

RE: Why Is The British Accent Perceived As So Uppi

Might be uppity but in some cases it's very fashionable. Here in Malta, we have our own imitation of a 'British' accent. Called Sliemiz after Sliema, the town where it's most often encountered, it's characterized by very prominent 'o' sounds and mute 'r' sounds. Funnily enough, that's the sort of ac...

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by Turbolet
Sun Jun 01, 2003 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is 'Ambulance' Written On Ambulances?
Replies: 23
Views: 4898

RE: Why Is 'Ambulance' Written On Ambulances?

Over here, they say 'Ambulanza'. That's just so that you realize that you're still in Malta when you see one  Laugh out loud

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by Turbolet
Sat May 31, 2003 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why It's Better Being A Man
Replies: 22
Views: 2503

RE: Why It's Better Being A Man

And I was just thinking that having been born a female would have solved all my problems! Seriously, I could have had my salesgirl job and noone would have minded and I'd have gotten married quite early in life so my career wouldn't be important. I'd be too busy with the kids. This way, I have to th...

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by Turbolet
Sat May 31, 2003 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!
Replies: 14
Views: 3305

RE: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!

*Yawn*

This weekend I will indulge in what has become my favourite actvity once the exams are finished. Sleeping and wallowing in bed!

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by Turbolet
Fri May 30, 2003 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro Song GP: T.a.t.u. And Other Crybabies!
Replies: 56
Views: 4821

RE: Euro Song GP: T.a.t.u. And Other Crybabies!

Singapore_Air, that article is somewhat copied from the Times of Malta which featured the same picture and most of the wording. Only that we got a slightly different introduction to the whole thing, judge for yourself: <I><B>Warm welcome for Lynn Chircop</B> Ariadne Massa Lynn Chircop was yesterday ...

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by Turbolet
Thu May 29, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mosquito Killer In The House...
Replies: 16
Views: 2434

RE: Mosquito Killer In The House...

I get most annoyed when I wake up in the morning and notice new mosquito bites all over my arms. Frightfully reminiscent of acne, and what's more, in an area where I can actually see them without a mirror.

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by Turbolet
Thu May 29, 2003 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Winner Of Miss Lebanon 2003 Is...........
Replies: 8
Views: 10186

RE: The Winner Of Miss Lebanon 2003 Is...........

I don't want to be rude or anything but the first runner up and second runner up look like the only thing inside their heads is a string to prevent the ears from falling off  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> The winner looks like one could hold an intelligent c...

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by Turbolet
Thu May 29, 2003 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro Song GP: T.a.t.u. And Other Crybabies!
Replies: 56
Views: 4821

RE: Euro Song GP: T.a.t.u. And Other Crybabies!

Yes, this time Eurovision really made us dream again... (to dream again)... it took us where we'd never been... it made us dream again!

Personally I would have beheaded Lynn Chircop when she arrived at Malta International Airport on Sunday but my fellow citizens gave her a 'warm welcome' instead...

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by Turbolet
Sat May 24, 2003 6:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Non-Aviation: Other Solutions?
Replies: 184
Views: 12878

RE: Non-Aviation: Other Solutions?

Another thing which might work (but could be abused easily) is a facility which would automatically delete a thread when, say, five people press the suggest deletion button. That would mean that several people have found the post offensive and want it gone. As I said, the downside might be that some...

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by Turbolet
Fri May 23, 2003 6:25 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Petition: Bring Back Non-Av For Us!
Replies: 105
Views: 2176

RE: Petition: Bring Back Non-Av For Us!

Signed,
Michael C. Nemecek aka turbolet

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by Turbolet
Fri May 23, 2003 6:20 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Non-Aviation: Other Solutions?
Replies: 184
Views: 12878

RE: Non-Aviation: Other Solutions?

Hint: Create a set of <B>clear, well-defined rules for Non Aviation which explain what constitutes a flamebait and what topics are not allowed</B> to be discussed. Then display these rules every time a user clicks the 'Post' button, and don't display the message until the user ticks a box which says...

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by Turbolet
Tue May 20, 2003 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Read On The Toilet?
Replies: 40
Views: 5569

RE: What Do You Read On The Toilet?

I read aviation-related stuff on the toilet, too. It's either Airliner World when I get the magazine, or else some old in-flight magazines. This past month I've been reading Malta this Month (Air Malta), CSA Review (Czech Airlines), Ulisse (Alitalia) and Fischer Air Report (Fischer Air). The latter ...

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by Turbolet
Mon May 19, 2003 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Seats Are Without Windows?
Replies: 4
Views: 3071

RE: Which Seats Are Without Windows?

I know there was a row on Air Malta's RJ-70s which had no window, now they're with AzzurrAir and I believe it's row 5.

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by Turbolet
Mon May 19, 2003 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Morning Breath! Why Is It Always There?
Replies: 13
Views: 3921

RE: Morning Breath! Why Is It Always There?

Either I don't smell myself in the morning or I have no morning breath... but the thing is, I make it a point not to eat after I brush my teeth in the evening, and I drink only water. I'm a very breath-conscious person, anyway, and I can't live without my pack of chewing gum per day.

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by Turbolet
Mon May 19, 2003 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Dating Horror Stories
Replies: 30
Views: 4072

RE: Your Dating Horror Stories

My worst date goes back to two summers ago when I liked this girl Lisa whom I was desperate to go out with. Eventually she agreed to come but brought two female friends along with her... I was introduced to her friends only about five minutes after we all met. The first part of the date was rather l...

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by Turbolet
Sat May 17, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Crack Must Me Incredible In Japan
Replies: 26
Views: 3663

RE: The Crack Must Me Incredible In Japan

Gee, you scared the hell out of me... now I won't be able to sleep because I'll be afraid that the fish-head guy will come to visit me at night!
And I have six hours of exams tomorrow...

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by Turbolet
Sat May 17, 2003 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't We See Clearly Underwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 7536

RE: Why Can't We See Clearly Underwater?

If you get some kind of foreign object in your eye, your vision can go blurry and such.

My contacts do quite the opposite  Laugh out loud

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by Turbolet
Fri May 16, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?
Replies: 167
Views: 6859

RE: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?

<I>What causes homosexuality? Is it a choice? Sexual orientation, whether it be heterosexual, homosexual or bisexual does not appear to be something that one chooses.  Recent studies suggest that sexual orientation has a genetic or biological component, and is probably determined before or shortly a...

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by Turbolet
Thu May 15, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Job?
Replies: 40
Views: 1980

RE: What's Your Job?

Until June, I'll still be under the government as a sixth-form student (paid Lm40 a month maintenance grant). I haven't been in a lesson for three months though. For the near future, I'm trying to get a receptionist/front office clerk job, probably for the summer months, but I might keep it for a bi...

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by Turbolet
Wed May 14, 2003 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Really Pis*es You Off?
Replies: 71
Views: 4113

RE: What Really Pis*es You Off?

Daddy's looking for things to read, he's desperately bored so he's taken to devouring every single book in my bookshelf. And apart from that, he's looking for someone to put ointment on his back... ah, every excuse to look at gay porn with his little boy  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthu...

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by Turbolet
Wed May 14, 2003 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?
Replies: 167
Views: 6859

RE: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?

Oh and talk of ABBA... I'm currently listening to <I>Fernando</I> because I heard it as boarding music on Fischer Air (the gayest airline out there, and one I hope to work for in the future  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin">) and it just got into my head and won't get ou...

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by Turbolet
Wed May 14, 2003 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Really Pis*es You Off?
Replies: 71
Views: 4113

RE: What Really Pis*es You Off?

New one!
When I'm online and have the door to my room closed, Dad comes in, noses around for a while and goes out again, leaving the door ajar  Laugh out loud

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by Turbolet
Tue May 13, 2003 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With One Airline?
Replies: 46
Views: 4839

RE: Airports With One Airline?

<B>Xewkija Heliport (<acronym title="Gozo - Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG), Malta">GZM</acronym>/LMMG)</B> is only served by Malta Aircharter (R5/<acronym title="Macon - Herbert Smart Downtown (MAC), USA - Georgia">MAC</acronym>). This is the only domestic airfield in Malta and since Malta Aircharter...

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by Turbolet
Tue May 13, 2003 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?
Replies: 167
Views: 6859

RE: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?

<I>Well, I didn´t choose to be gay, it was something that happened without my choice (it´s so difficult to be gay in a catholic country like this one).</I> I can only echo that. I really don't believe the theory that being gay is a question of upbringing. Do you really think that I'd grow up to be g...

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by Turbolet
Tue May 13, 2003 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Did You Find Airliners.net?
Replies: 25
Views: 3118

RE: How Did You Find Airliners.net?

I can't even remember how I came here. I wonder how many hours I've spent on this site in all...

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by Turbolet
Mon May 12, 2003 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rate Your Airport
Replies: 45
Views: 3354

RE: Rate Your Airport

<B>Xewkija Heliport (<acronym title="Gozo - Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG), Malta">GZM</acronym> / LMMG)</B> service by airlines - 1 With Malta Aircharter (R5/<acronym title="Macon - Herbert Smart Downtown (MAC), USA - Georgia">MAC</acronym>) being the only airline to serve Xewkija, it's every spotte...

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by Turbolet
Mon May 12, 2003 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?
Replies: 167
Views: 6859

RE: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?

Ditto, UAL747.

Sometimes I tell myself I'd much rather be straight. The future would look a lot brighter, with a loving wife, children, the security of a family. What security do I have this way? At most, if I'm lucky, someone to love me for longer than one night...

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by Turbolet
Mon May 12, 2003 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?
Replies: 167
Views: 6859

RE: Any Gay Plane Lovers Out There?

I think that I'll abstain from the discussion taking place.

Nevertheless, to answer Windshear's original question, iva, I am gay.

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by Turbolet
Mon May 12, 2003 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Prix D' Eurovision De La Chanson
Replies: 28
Views: 3601

RE: Grand Prix D' Eurovision De La Chanson

As a pro-European, I am voting for Malta solely for the fact that they deserve it and take more pride in it than any of us do. So ha.

Thank you! We really need more people like you this year because frankly our song is crap...

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by Turbolet
Sun May 11, 2003 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Really Pis*es You Off?
Replies: 71
Views: 4113

RE: What Really Pis*es You Off?

-(Especially after today's exam) The University of Malta Matriculation and Secondary Education Certificate Examinations Board -the management of Gozo Channel Co. Ltd. -public transport or rather the lack of anything worthy of that name in Malta -homophobes -fellow Maltese citizens who can't speak on...

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by Turbolet
Sun May 11, 2003 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Sleep In The Dark?
Replies: 23
Views: 2693

RE: Do You Sleep In The Dark?

Seriously, there was a study done within the last few years that leaving the night light on for kids can induce Myopia (nearsightedness).

Hmm... I wonder why I'm as blind as a bat then...

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