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by 787seattle
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fighter Jets Escort Plane To Sea-Tac After Hijack hoax
Replies: 23
Views: 13341

Fighter Jets Escort Plane To Sea-Tac After Hijack hoax

Most recent reports say it was a hoax or some kind of nasty prank. The suspected passenger was asleep most of the flight and unaware of what was happening. The FBI released him after questioning. <a href="http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2013/01/military-jets-escort-alaska-flight-to-sea-tac-fbi-d...

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by 787seattle
Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: L'shanah Tova!
Replies: 10
Views: 2189

RE: L'shanah Tova!

L'shanah tovah! I didn't realize there was a rabbi on A.net!

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by 787seattle
Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle: What To Do?
Replies: 39
Views: 2387

RE: Seattle: What To Do?

If you have the time and money, you might consider a sightseeing tour of Seattle and other parts of Puget Sound by Kenmore Air or some of the other small seaplane services on Lakes Union and Washington. Another good museum to check out in Seattle is EMP (Experience Music Project). It's in Seattle Ce...

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by 787seattle
Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: East Coast USA Heat Wave
Replies: 48
Views: 3388

RE: East Coast USA Heat Wave

I marched in the Independence Day Parade (DC) and performed in Battery Park (NYC) this past weekend. The weather was terrible but thankfully there were a lot of vendors selling water.

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by 787seattle
Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do Airline Names Mean?
Replies: 55
Views: 8726

RE: What Do Airline Names Mean?

How about Air Koryo, Tarom and Aer Lingus?

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by 787seattle
Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Languages You Speak And Want To?
Replies: 75
Views: 4581

RE: Languages You Speak And Want To?

I can speak English and basic French (finishing my second year). Also, I can read Hebrew aloud but not really understand what I'm saying. I'd like to continue French through college and start learning modern Hebrew. I've always wanted to learn how to speak Italian and Greek.

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by 787seattle
Wed May 26, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ''24'' Fans Out There?
Replies: 17
Views: 2510

RE: Any ''24'' Fans Out There?

I'm a pretty big fan even though I started watching during Day 5. This season wasn't horrible but the finale was way too rushed. I was surprised that four (or five, if you count Pillar) main characters were killed off in Day 8. Has anyone noticed how much Charles Logan looks like Nixon? <table borde...

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by 787seattle
Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Born In One Place-Raised In Another, What Are You?
Replies: 67
Views: 14524

RE: Born In One Place-Raised In Another, What Are You?

I was born in LA but moved up to Seattle when I was about six. It's my 10th year in Seattle in August this summer!

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by 787seattle
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines You've Flown &airlines You Would Like Fly
Replies: 51
Views: 8630

RE: Airlines You've Flown &airlines You Would Like

Flown: Alaska Airlines Continental Airlines Kenmore Air United Airlines Northwest Airlines Hawaiian Airlines Unconfirmed: American Airlines Would Like to Fly: Delta Air Lines Air France Southwest (going to in July) Qantas Lufthansa British Airways Singapore Airlines Emirates El Al Thai Airways KLM S...

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by 787seattle
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who'll Watch The Remake Of Death At A Funeral?
Replies: 5
Views: 3162

RE: Who'll Watch The Remake Of Death At A Funeral?

Is this actually being considered a remake? The original was pretty funny. I definitely don't want to see a Chris Rock remake of a movie that came out only a couple years ago.

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by 787seattle
Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography At Boeing Field
Replies: 7
Views: 6020

RE: Photography At Boeing Field

I would suggest checking Flightaware before you go to either airports. There tends to be more Boeing traffic on weekdays.

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by 787seattle
Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seattle Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 2779

RE: Seattle Spotting

Good luck with the weather. It looks like it will jump around a bit. Today was very warm for the first week of spring; it got all the way up to 70F with a few clouds.

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by 787seattle
Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seattle Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 2779

RE: Seattle Spotting

I don't really know much about <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> or <acronym title="Renton - Municipal (RNT / KRNT), USA - Washington">RNT</acronym> for regular spotting. All I can say about SEA is that it's most likely hard to work with b...

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by 787seattle
Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alaska San Jose CA To Hawaii Inaugural 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 11838

RE: Alaska San Jose CA To Hawaii Inaugural 2010

Nice TR. I was on 558 two years ago in SJC as well.

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by 787seattle
Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Travelling On CO
Replies: 8
Views: 6127

RE: Question About Travelling On CO

One more question: What's the deal with wifi on CO? How much does it cost (if anything)?

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by 787seattle
Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Travelling On CO
Replies: 8
Views: 6127

RE: Question About Travelling On CO

Thanks to the both of you. I'll be in a group, but hopefully I'll manage to switch seats to a window. I will try to get a trip report up in a couple weeks after.

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by 787seattle
Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Travelling On CO
Replies: 8
Views: 6127

RE: Question About Travelling On CO

1580 departs at 0705 PST. 1881 departs at 1829. It would be annoying not having something as simple as a bagel on the morning flight being as we would arrive on the east coast past noon.

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by 787seattle
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Travelling On CO
Replies: 8
Views: 6127

Question About Travelling On CO

Hello, all. I found out tonight that I'll be flying <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> for the first time on flight numbers 1580 (Mar. 11) and 1881 (Mar. 14). The routing is <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym ...

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by 787seattle
Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photos That Made You Say "wow"
Replies: 120
Views: 18184

RE: Recent Photos That Made You Say "wow"

Here's one that I just said WOW to: <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Lake-Schoepflin-Dale-E/1659398/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Lake-Schoepflin-Dale-E/1659398/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-pho...

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by 787seattle
Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What City Were You Born In (pic Version)?
Replies: 81
Views: 17268

RE: What City Were You Born In (pic Version)?



LA for me.

More specifically, Sherman Oaks.

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by 787seattle
Sat Feb 27, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 9942

RE: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread

A pig was "...duly arrested, imprisoned, tried, and condemned [to death] with every legal formality" for killing an infant in France in 1386. <a href="http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9D0CEFD71230E333A2575BC1A9619C94669ED7CF" target="_blank">http://query.nytimes.com/mem/arc...

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by 787seattle
Sat Feb 27, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Earthquake In Chile
Replies: 86
Views: 4675

RE: Major Earthquake In Chile

Yow! That's one massive quake! I hope everyone is okay.  

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by 787seattle
Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Skyline Of Your Hometown
Replies: 84
Views: 21453

RE: Skyline Of Your Hometown

To save space, here are links to pics of Seattle's skyline (thanks to wiki). The first is taken from Alki in West Seattle. North is to the left. The second is from Kerry Park on Queen Anne, which happens to be a 5-10 minute walk from my home. Note that Mt. Rainier is visible in the distance. <a href...

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by 787seattle
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 9942

RE: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread

Apparently, George W. Bush and Barack Obama are 10th cousins once removed. (Link)

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by 787seattle
Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recent Photos That Made You Say "wow"
Replies: 120
Views: 18184

RE: Recent Photos That Made You Say "wow"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Silver1SWA" class="quote" target="_blank">Silver1SWA</a> (<a href="#94" class="quote">Reply 94</a>):<br/><i>WOW... </i></font></td></tr></table>...

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by 787seattle
Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Endangered Species: East African DC-9 14 [pics/
Replies: 39
Views: 33913

RE: An Endangered Species: East African DC-9 14 [pics/

Wow. It's amazing that you can get both the engine intake plus a majority of the wing in a passenger view of the -14! Hope you had a great time!

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by 787seattle
Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Anyone Else Get This Email?
Replies: 11
Views: 609

Anyone Else Get This Email?

Here's an email sent through the A.net messaging system that I received at 11:19am PST today. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>From: Mr.George Philip Email: [email protected].com Greetin...

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by 787seattle
Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net's Very Own - You Laugh You Lose
Replies: 36
Views: 6688

RE: A.net's Very Own - You Laugh You Lose

Good luck, guys.

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by 787seattle
Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A Few Changes
Replies: 61
Views: 1923

RE: A Few Changes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>However, when you click on one of the pu...

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by 787seattle
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DEN-SEA-DEN On Frontier
Replies: 10
Views: 11373

RE: DEN-SEA-DEN On Frontier

Nice report! I don't really see any Frontier TRs that much. Thanks for pointing out the Hard Rock. I never realized that one was here in Seattle. According to the website, it opened a week ago.

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by 787seattle
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A Few Changes
Replies: 61
Views: 1923

RE: A Few Changes

I really dislike the sharing buttons. They're way too distracting especially because they are a completely different color than the surrounding webpage. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="...

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by 787seattle
Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:53 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/4holer" class="quote" target="_blank">4holer</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Can't stand Palin. And I love Family Guy.</i...

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by 787seattle
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Facebook Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2892

RE: A Facebook Question

Go to Account (on the top right) -> Account Settings -> Deactivate Account (at the bottom of the list).

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by 787seattle
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 9942

RE: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread

It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

One can get "bonus points" for preserving scenic vistas in Juneau, Alaska.

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by 787seattle
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)
Replies: 46
Views: 6791

RE: Last Movie You Watched (or Are Watching)



The first rule of Zombieland: Cardio. When the zombie outbreak first hit, the first to go, for obvious reasons... were the fatties.

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by 787seattle
Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: I'm Nitpicking...
Replies: 8
Views: 623

RE: I'm Nitpicking...

Dang. Beat me to it. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/T8KE0FF" class="quote" target="_blank">T8KE0FF</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Does it really matter?...

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by 787seattle
Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:12 am
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

For Washington: King, Snohomish, Kitsap, Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Cowlitz, Clark, Pacific, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Clallam, Island, San Juan, Whatcom, Skagit, Chelan, Kittias, Okanogan, Grant, Yakima, Douglas. I think that's pretty much it. I've been to quite a few in California, but can't r...

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by 787seattle
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: €Â€Â€Â€Â Problems?
Replies: 2
Views: 390

RE: €Â€Â€Â€Â Problems?

I'm seeing this as well. Usually other letters/symbols appear as they normally would. This is the first time I've seen this on A.Net

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by 787seattle
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Countries You've Been To
Replies: 103
Views: 4651

RE: Countries You've Been To

Sheesh! Most of you have been everywhere! I've only been to Canada, France, and Mexico (not sure because apparently I was a few months old then).

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by 787seattle
Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January's Would You Hit It?
Replies: 115
Views: 25599

RE: January's Would You Hit It?


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by 787seattle
Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colloquialisms
Replies: 32
Views: 3776

RE: Colloquialisms

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by 787seattle
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquake Question
Replies: 41
Views: 3410

RE: Earthquake Question

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by 787seattle
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does Anyone See What I See?
Replies: 13
Views: 4204

RE: Does Anyone See What I See?

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by 787seattle
Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does Anyone See What I See?
Replies: 13
Views: 4204

Does Anyone See What I See?

So yesterday, I opened the photo below into the large view. While focusing on the cloud below the A319, I noticed something incredible. The large cloud in the middle looks like a grouchy old man with a hook nose and protruding chin! Does/Did anyone else notice this? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE"...

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by 787seattle
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Thing I Ever Ate!
Replies: 25
Views: 4717

RE: The Best Thing I Ever Ate!

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by 787seattle
Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Thing I Ever Ate!
Replies: 25
Views: 4717

RE: The Best Thing I Ever Ate!

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by 787seattle
Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Time Is It?
Replies: 73
Views: 3661

RE: What Time Is It?

Once again from Seattle, it's 1:11 am on the first day of 2010!

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