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by texdravid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 130
Views: 13900

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Hulking white suburb. What a racist! Such a long diatribe that says nothIng, MFE. DFW is a huge region of north Texas that includes not just Beto O’Rourke liberal suburbs but suburbs and exurbs all the way to the Red River. Collectively, the region is strongly red, Dallas county not withstanding. A ...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 130
Views: 13900

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Can someone please chime in with something we do not yet know instead of repeating the same DFW weaknesses (i.e: tourism) area people already understand. Correct me if I’m wrong but with AF return, DFW has nothing to lose. It’s on AF to justify their move, and we wish them success. We don’t know Am...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 130
Views: 13900

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Due to geography (flat, inland plains) and politics(spiritual home of Republicanism), DFW metroplex is hardly on the radar of Europeans or other foreign nationals looking for a vacation to the US. There’s not a thing to see in Dallas except for JFK assasinatiom tourism or Fort Worth Stock Yards. Th...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 130
Views: 13900

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Due to geography (flat, inland plains) and politics(spiritual home of Republicanism), DFW metroplex is hardly on the radar of Europeans or other foreign nationals looking for a vacation to the US. There’s not a thing to see in Dallas except for JFK assasinatiom tourism or Fort Worth Stock Yards. Tha...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ college suspends all activities of Frats/Sororities
Replies: 17
Views: 797

Re: NJ college suspends all activities of Frats/Sororities

The fact is in these hyper regulated times and hyper litiginous times colleges figure that Greek life, with its parties and alcohol/drugs are just too high risk. But kids will always find a way to party and party hard. It will just go underground, off campus and unregulated. In other words, more dan...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will China Ever Have A Female Paramount Leader?
Replies: 17
Views: 582

Re: Will China Ever Have A Female Paramount Leader?

The answer is pretty much no, female dictators are unheard of if i recall correctly. best regards Thomas Mrs. Indira Gandhi - or as Nixon called her - "That old witch". http://i68.tinypic.com/s63edt.jpg The closest you will ever come to a female dictator. With Madame Hillary gone, will Am...

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by texdravid
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burt Reynolds has passed away
Replies: 16
Views: 697

Re: Burt Reynolds has passed away

Smokey and the Bandit I and II are two of my favorite movies! I must have watched both, especially Number One about 50 times. Wow, all three guys from those movies gone. Only Sally Field remains. Who didn’t want to have that black trans-am?? RIP Burt, Jerry and Jackie and thanks for all the memories...

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by texdravid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration
Replies: 95
Views: 3759

Re: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration

There are several truths here: Trump has hired a lots of idiots. Trump shows no loyalty so he won’t get any. Trump is mercurial and poorly informed. Democrats have a geriatric senior leadership and socialistic/communistic/snowflake/antics youth. Inner civil war. Democrats have terrible candidates wi...

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by texdravid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should you read your partner’s texts?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Should you read your partner’s texts?

I broke up with my ex of four years because he accidentally sent me a text messages that was meant for the person he was cheating on me with. I’ll never forget that night. I broke my flip phone in a fit of rage, changed my phone number, went to sprint and entered into the screen phone era lol. Wors...

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by texdravid
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Sen. Jon Kyl to Replace Mccain
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: Former Sen. Jon Kyl to Replace Mccain

Good choice to bridge Trump nationalists and liberal republican establishment.

Good character guy.

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by texdravid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump reaches new high in disapproval rating.
Replies: 66
Views: 2202

Re: Trump reaches new high in disapproval rating.

Mike drop, thanks for fighting the good conservative fight on these boards. We need more people like you.

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by texdravid
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Ok I’ll say it: ... (sez texdr....) "I love People magazine and believe everything it prints, even from unnamed sources! I'll lay into anyone over things reported in People. Fake news? Naw, I would never say that of reputable news sources like People Magazine! " :sarcastic: Tugg Dude it’s...

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by texdravid
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Great. Snubbing Palin and then putting out word BEFORE the funeral that you WANT the seat? Ok I’ll say it: Cindy McCain chutzpah knows no bounds and her arrogance and pettiness at this time make her less of a grieving widow and just a trust fund baby who has always leaned left and now is acting like...

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by texdravid
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Now it looks like Sarah Palin isn’t going to be invited to the funeral. Well that’s just downright petty of the maverick on his way out the door. That women worked her ass off for him and put up with ghastly and terrible treatment from the media who were cheerleaders for Obama and his own freaking s...

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by texdravid
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Pathetic, Yes, that is how I see you in this thread. Go ahead, talk to me and others, try to get me to accept you pathetic attacks on the man this thread is discussing. You are the new MAGA's and pathetic. No honor, no care, no values that were once known as Republican. Pathetic. Thank you John McC...

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by texdravid
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Ex Senator and Senate Leader Bob Dole WW2 Vet, disabled from Combat said today when other Senators came to him about Sen. McCain's temper, he would say to them You try serving 5 plus years in a prison and under torture and see how your temper would be. Senator McCain is a Military Hero whose reputa...

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by texdravid
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Oh please. Your "unhinged" attacks on John McCain are solely based on his vote on the ACA. If he had voted the other way you would be singing a different tune. I have been against McCain for years. His trashing of his Palin, his horrible presidential campaign where he failed to take apart...

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by texdravid
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

[threeid][/threeid] No, McCaim said the process wasn’t inclusive enough, as if The Obama care proceedings were bipartisan. They were rammed through and Pelosi infamously said “Pass it and then read what’s in it” Another prime example of McCain’s constant showboating and betrayal. He should have vote...

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by texdravid
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Mike drop Specifically he said ‘repeal and replace’. Trump seems to be big on ‘repeal’ but not so big on ‘replace’. No, McCaim said the process wasn’t inclusive enough, as if The Obama care proceedings were bipartisan. They were rammed through and Pelosi infamously said “Pass it and then read what’...

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by texdravid
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

Maverick, you said: “Why would the left praise a Republican candidate during an election? Seriously. Use your head. But even if they did, those praises disappeared when he picked an illiterate moron from a trailer park as a VP, who has since largely disappeared back to her hovel to slap dicks out of...

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by texdravid
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'
Replies: 126
Views: 3264

Re: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'

I feel like a lot of problems in the world would be solved by people getting laid. Therefore the Catholic Church (I'm Catholic) should allow priests to get married. Here here. Allowing married priests and allowing sex in general to the clergy would eliminate the existential crisis facing the Cathol...

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by texdravid
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4114

Re: Sen McCain has died

It is interesting and no doubt UNSURPRISING, that McCain is the “one republican I like” or “the maverick” that liberals admire now in 2018 and the ones most effusive with their memoriams to the man. McCain was loved by the left only when he suited their needs. In 2000, when he was used as a club to ...

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by texdravid
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 11844

Re: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018

Great news. Shows sanctions are working. The west must continue to apply severe pressure to force the theocratic government to its knees and usher in the great Persian country that is modern and secular. The only people on their knees are the innocent people of Iran, who are now stockpiling food if...

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by texdravid
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 11844

Re: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018

Great news. Shows sanctions are working.
The west must continue to apply severe pressure to force the theocratic government to its knees and usher in the great Persian country that is modern and secular.

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by texdravid
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 19455

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

Hope it's MEL-DFW, SYD-DFW, and BNE-DFW.
Hope to see 3 789's at DFW at one time!

SYD-ORD also ok.

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by texdravid
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners look shorter in real life
Replies: 38
Views: 6161

Re: Airliners look shorter in real life

The 747-400 is an airplane that in its long service life has looked both big and small. In the early 1990s seeing it in the tarmac it appeared absolutely huge, as it was the Queen and alongside the DC 10 it dwarfed it. However, now, it is decidedly smaller than expected. It's 4 engines are so small ...

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by texdravid
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hotel Bans All PIA Male Crew
Replies: 47
Views: 15099

Re: Hotel Bans All PIA Male Crew

No, it doesn't work, but if they think all "Western" women are easy and little more than sluts, it makes more sense. They feel superior and believe we should bow to them. Cultural diversity is a western fetish. GF Winner of this thread. To be fair, Indians think this way too. The ultimate...

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by texdravid
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?
Replies: 38
Views: 3935

Re: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?

Not a huge market from HNL to Europe. Hawaii is west coast centric and DFW mega-hub connections. Europeans have the Med., Azores, and Indian Ocean that are much closer and cheaper. Plus, they don’t have to deal with the 1% of American A-hole, know-it-all, tourists. That last sentence was completely...

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by texdravid
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4413

Re: What is next for KEF?

DFW-KEF, summer seasonal on AA or Iceland Air. Dallas people would love to leave the heat in the summer and the populace is wealthy and loves to travel.

Not necessarily daily, too

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by texdravid
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants
Replies: 193
Views: 24644

Re: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants

I think the point that people are missing is that it's not advanced age that gives US3 carrier inflight crews a bad name....it's their attitude! I am no fan of Al Baker or the ME3 airlines or the Gulf states for that matter. These Sheiks and these countries have horrible attitudes towards women, non...

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by texdravid
Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 372
Views: 31336

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

The airline messed up big time. The passenger and her child are blameless and shame on the typical airline employee amen corner for defending UA. She appropriately told the crew the situation and the crew chose to do nothing AND ignore safety. You airline employees don't get it....you are in a power...

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by texdravid
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports that had potential that never made it
Replies: 107
Views: 13856

Re: Airports that had potential that never made it

MCI is the easiest example I can think of. Middle of the North American continent. Very easily could have been a DFW or MSP or even ORD. So much room to grow and any city in the continental US is 3 hours away. But, the terminals were too small and with modern security needs, it is woefully inadequat...

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by texdravid
Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight
Replies: 118
Views: 15960

Re: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight

If a "therapy dog" even so much scratched me or my kids, I WILL put down that dog myself. I will by any means necessary get that animal. Then, I would yell, humiliate and get into it with that owner. What a tool that dog's owner is. He should be prosecuted and made to pay the victim's heal...

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by texdravid
Tue May 30, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the absolute farthest a 777-200LR can fly in a pax config with restrictions?
Replies: 15
Views: 4674

Re: What is the absolute farthest a 777-200LR can fly in a pax config with restrictions?

MAA/BLR/HYD--DFW/IAH
I said it, my airliners-India frenemies!
:) :rotfl:

Cmon we know North Indian centric AI would never do it, so relax you North Indians.

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by texdravid
Tue May 30, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN to see BA's 744 Speedbird back this winter!
Replies: 10
Views: 2322

Re: SAN to see BA's 744 Speedbird back this winter!

Beautiful sight indeed. Hang out on India St in Little Italy or drive on I-5 south around 645 pm and you'll see the Queen land on the lillypad that is SAN!

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