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by bristolflyer
Sat May 28, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For Sale: One Jumbo Jet, Slightly Used, $300k
Replies: 12
Views: 15842

RE: For Sale: One Jumbo Jet, Slightly Used, $300k

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B747forever</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Findnit funny that they put up airli...

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by bristolflyer
Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double Decker Aircraft With A Single Deck Tube?
Replies: 7
Views: 6868

RE: Double Decker Aircraft With A Single Deck Tube?

Think how angled the walls would be if the floor was raised. Check out pics of the upper deck of the 747 - it would be worse than that.

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by bristolflyer
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow's Secret Underground Railway Station
Replies: 47
Views: 22879

RE: Heathrow's Secret Underground Railway Station

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nema" class="quote" target="_blank">nema</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Well isnt Heathrow about the size of Wales? </i>...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Feb 20, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow's Secret Underground Railway Station
Replies: 47
Views: 22879

RE: Heathrow's Secret Underground Railway Station

Got to love British units of measure - 'end to end this measures 33 double-decker buses'. Do they not think that anyone can envisage the size of a conventional unit of measure (e.g. foot/yard/metre)?!

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by bristolflyer
Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Safety Video Music: Title?
Replies: 11
Views: 3997

RE: BA Safety Video Music: Title?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DolphinAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">DolphinAir747</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>It's by Léo Delibes. "Lakmé" is ...

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by bristolflyer
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Safety Video Music: Title?
Replies: 11
Views: 3997

RE: BA Safety Video Music: Title?

The Flower Duet by Lakme.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Qx2lMaMsl8

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by bristolflyer
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "hospitalised After Bag Falls On Head."
Replies: 27
Views: 6136

RE: "hospitalised After Bag Falls On Head."

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>My favourite is passengers insisting to put thei...

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by bristolflyer
Thu Oct 29, 2015 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petition To Rename YYC
Replies: 56
Views: 6891

RE: Petition To Rename YYC

Justin Bieber International Airport? <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VS4ever" class="quote" target="_blank">VS4ever</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Celine ...

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by bristolflyer
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA LCY-JFK Via LHR
Replies: 58
Views: 14500

RE: BA LCY-JFK Via LHR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/uta999" class="quote" target="_blank">uta999</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>cross London at 2500ft</i></font></td...

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by bristolflyer
Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 2966 SNA-OAK Rejected TO: Why?
Replies: 14
Views: 6940

RE: Southwest 2966 SNA-OAK Rejected TO: Why?

Well if you or a friend/relative are on the flight then it's of interest. Personally I would much rather read threads about rejected takeoffs than the very regular 'Air Timbuctou is getting putting winglets on their A320s'.

As is always the case, if you're not interested then ignore it.

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by bristolflyer
Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Flap Found In La Réunion - Part 4
Replies: 141
Views: 54739

MH370 Flap Found In La Réunion - Part 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/dragon6172" class="quote" target="_blank">dragon6172</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>Are there really people on an aviati...

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by bristolflyer
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing And The Possible PNW Eathquake
Replies: 47
Views: 11890

Boeing And The Possible PNW Eathquake

I just read an article about the potential for a huge earthquake and tsunami in the Pacific Northwest (link below) and it got me thinking about what would happen to Boeing if this natural disaster happened. I know that not all of their assembly is in Seattle but that's where they make the heavies - ...

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by bristolflyer
Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbulence In The Cockpit
Replies: 65
Views: 25020

RE: Turbulence In The Cockpit

I have often wondered what tests pilots go through in training to establish their tolerance for motion/turbulence. Any ideas?

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by bristolflyer
Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrowbody BA Planes At VCV
Replies: 6
Views: 2473

Narrowbody BA Planes At VCV

I was recently looking at some pics of the storage facility at Victorville, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> and noticed there are some narrowbody aircraft (possibly 737) belonging to British Airways. Is it the intention that some of these a/c will be brought back in to service? Seems like a ...

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by bristolflyer
Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airports That Have Lost Scheduled Tatl Service?
Replies: 58
Views: 10186

RE: US Airports That Have Lost Scheduled Tatl Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>. <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harb...

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by bristolflyer
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19381

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>disrespectful and immature comment abo...

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by bristolflyer
Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?
Replies: 106
Views: 18784

Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?

Because it is so close to London with great transport options into the city. Travel to Gatwick would require, for a lot of people, driving on the M25 motorway which is slow and tedious.

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by bristolflyer
Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic G-VROM Back In Service
Replies: 10
Views: 12002

RE: Virgin Atlantic G-VROM Back In Service

If this was a 2 main gear aircraft would they have landed on one and allowed the plane to 'fall over'? Or belly land with none so at least it will be straight?

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by bristolflyer
Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 280 From ICN-DFW, Diverting NRT, Severe Turb
Replies: 59
Views: 19514

RE: AA 280 From ICN-DFW, Diverting NRT, Severe Turb

Many of those comments are downright mean. The majority of people who get on a plane don't know anything about what it can handle and have probably never even imagined turbulence like that. They can't be blamed for thinking the worst. I have nothing but sympathy for those people crying/upset, I got ...

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by bristolflyer
Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Mini Airport North Of LCY
Replies: 13
Views: 9368

RE: Strange Mini Airport North Of LCY

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seansasLCY" class="quote" target="_blank">seansasLCY</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Well it will remain in place but wil...

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by bristolflyer
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cross-wind Nastiness In Birmingham, England
Replies: 33
Views: 13557

Cross-wind Nastiness In Birmingham, England

The tyres on that Ryanair 737 at 9.07 took some serious side load.

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by bristolflyer
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Rooney An England Great?
Replies: 17
Views: 2440

RE: Is Rooney An England Great?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L410Turbolet" class="quote" target="_blank">L410Turbolet</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Deliver? I thought the discussio...

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by bristolflyer
Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Rooney An England Great?
Replies: 17
Views: 2440

RE: Is Rooney An England Great?

I'm hoping that making him captain will have the same effect that it had on Becks. Get behind him and he will deliver.

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by bristolflyer
Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A-net-qualification-test
Replies: 29
Views: 1118

RE: A-net-qualification-test

'Do you think that speeding up the wheels on an airliner prior to landing is a viable idea?'.

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by bristolflyer
Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boring Destinations To Avoid?
Replies: 112
Views: 7268

RE: Boring Destinations To Avoid?

Unless you want to get drunk avoid Dublin, Ireland. Very little to do there and very few green spaces. The Guinness brewery is the highlight but, let's face it, breweries are dirty, smelly places.

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by bristolflyer
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Emirates 777 Facing The Axe
Replies: 59
Views: 29306

RE: First Emirates 777 Facing The Axe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/n471wn" class="quote" target="_blank">n471wn</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>She has 73,306 hours and 23,544 cycles</i></...

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by bristolflyer
Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi River Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1679

RE: Mississippi River Thread

Looks like it's about 2,000 miles of river from Minneapolis to New Orleans. The river runs at about 1.2 mph according to the interwebs. Assuming the grape stays in the flow it would take about 1,660 hrs which is about 70 days.

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by bristolflyer
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scary Landing On NBC Nightly News
Replies: 28
Views: 22232

RE: Scary Landing On NBC Nightly News

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaptCosslett" class="quote" target="_blank">CaptCosslett</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>If you watch from about 6:41 you...

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by bristolflyer
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's Have Some Silly Fun!
Replies: 29
Views: 2835

RE: Let's Have Some Silly Fun!

B-Berlin
R-REM
I-Indigo Girls
S-
T-Tremeloes, The
O-Ozric Tentacles
L-London Beat
F-Fun
L-Lighthouse Family (boy, remember them?!)
Y-Yes (think they're a band - not sure)
E-Enya
R-Rage Against the Machine

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by bristolflyer
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Exploring Abandoned Areas
Replies: 41
Views: 5166

RE: Exploring Abandoned Areas

I stumbled upon this website once, it shows abandoned ski areas. Very interesting:

http://www.nelsap.org/

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by bristolflyer
Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For Punctuation Knowers
Replies: 14
Views: 1930

RE: For Punctuation Knowers

I concur, the sentence should read:

I have seen the movie "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe?".

Although in reality very few people would put the full stop/period in.

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by bristolflyer
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Go 747 To DEN
Replies: 25
Views: 10018

RE: BA To Go 747 To DEN

Good to see BA's confidence in this route as I like the direct service to Blighty.

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by bristolflyer
Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC Music Does It Again!
Replies: 11
Views: 2408

RE: BBC Music Does It Again!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/garpd" class="quote" target="_blank">garpd</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Too bad it's ruined by One Direction </i></font>...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Sep 20, 2014 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time For Laws Re: Taking Baggage During Evacuation
Replies: 59
Views: 9106

RE: Time For Laws Re: Taking Baggage During Evacuation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/evanm" class="quote" target="_blank">evanm</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Have the airlines identify the passengers and ma...

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by bristolflyer
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Still Opening Doors For Women?
Replies: 72
Views: 4150

RE: Still Opening Doors For Women?

If anyone has any witty retorts for those that say 'Im perfectly capable of opening the door myself' let's hear them!

I hold the door open for all.

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by bristolflyer
Sat Sep 06, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So You Want To Buy A Boeing 747-8?
Replies: 13
Views: 12081

RE: So You Want To Buy A Boeing 747-8?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>you can load the fuselage of the...

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by bristolflyer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Phasing Out Seat Back Screens?
Replies: 47
Views: 19155

RE: Airlines Phasing Out Seat Back Screens?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IADCA" class="quote" target="_blank">IADCA</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>I sat next to a 50-something year old man yest...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Aug 30, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Airport: Featured Staff Still Around? 2.0
Replies: 18
Views: 8610

RE: BBC Airport: Featured Staff Still Around? 2.0

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LX64A332" class="quote" target="_blank">LX64A332</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Kelvin as mentioned now works at <acronym ...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bad Joke Friday
Replies: 25
Views: 2711

RE: Bad Joke Friday

What do you call a dwarf clairvoyant who just escaped jail? A small medium at large.

Did you hear about the man with 2 left feet? He went to a shoe shop to buy a pair of flip flips.

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by bristolflyer
Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BP Says We've Got 53 Years Of Oil Left.
Replies: 69
Views: 4165

RE: BP Says We've Got 53 Years Of Oil Left.

53 years by BP's standards probably means 153 years by other oil companies standards - we're safe.  

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by bristolflyer
Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What NOT To Say To A Grieving Parent
Replies: 28
Views: 3023

RE: What NOT To Say To A Grieving Parent

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bunumuring" class="quote" target="_blank">bunumuring</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> Just another thought...</i></font><...

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by bristolflyer
Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What NOT To Say To A Grieving Parent
Replies: 28
Views: 3023

RE: What NOT To Say To A Grieving Parent

This is a great thread, thanks for posting that link. Life lessons for sure.

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by bristolflyer
Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Of Diverted Flight Buys Pax Pizza
Replies: 78
Views: 23764

RE: Pilot Of Diverted Flight Buys Pax Pizza

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Pilots sign up to fly an airplane. T...

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by bristolflyer
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Etiquette Question
Replies: 31
Views: 2292

RE: Etiquette Question

If it had been me and I was feeling kind and didn't have anywhere else to be in a rush I would have let her go first (if I had realized the situation). But after she had made that 'not very gentlemanly' comment she would have been thoroughly in second place. What a princess. Just because she has chi...

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by bristolflyer
Mon Jun 30, 2014 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coulter: Soccer Symbolises US Moral Decay
Replies: 56
Views: 3624

RE: Coulter: Soccer Symbolises US Moral Decay

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ChaosTheory" class="quote" target="_blank">ChaosTheory</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Coulter Symbolises US Moral D...

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by bristolflyer
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fifa 2014 World Cup Brazil
Replies: 398
Views: 12740

RE: Fifa 2014 World Cup Brazil

USA did really well but critically they didn't know how to keep possession/waste time in the last few mins.

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by bristolflyer
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Urban Lagends That You Thought Were Real As A Kid?
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

RE: Urban Lagends That You Thought Were Real As A Kid?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerorobnz" class="quote" target="_blank">aerorobnz</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Apparently there's this old guy sittin...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Mitt Romney Run Again?
Replies: 27
Views: 2063

RE: Will Mitt Romney Run Again?

I was told that the Republicans threw him into the race knowing he didn't have a chance against Obama so they could keep their better people back until 2016. Not sure if that's true or not. I really hope he runs - it was most amusing last time. The guy has charm but is totally out of touch with real...

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by bristolflyer
Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Urban Lagends That You Thought Were Real As A Kid?
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

RE: Urban Lagends That You Thought Were Real As A Kid?

I believed for a long time that McDonalds had to call their chips 'fries' as the word 'chip' implies that it was made of potato and there is no potato content in them (I lived in England where the term 'fries' was rarely used at the time). Turns out that's <acronym title="British International Helic...

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by bristolflyer
Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Rick Mayall
Replies: 13
Views: 1668

RE: RIP Rick Mayall

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flipdewaf" class="quote" target="_blank">flipdewaf</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>a cardboard frying pan incident.</i></fo...

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