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by mdsh00
Sat Sep 18, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 195
Views: 10054

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

While I can understand France is upset over the diplomacy of this, recalling ambassadors seems like an overreaction. I also find it interesting that all the French rage is directed at Australia and the US, when it was initiated and coordinated by the UK. All the more telling that this reaction is a ...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jul 05, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 810

Re: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021

Plenty of illegal fireworks were blasted in Southern California last night. I was hearing stuff from as early as 4pm. From 8pm to 1am it was almost non-stop.

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by mdsh00
Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8525

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

Family should have known their PCP's political leaning long before. I know very well what my Doctor's opinion on COVID-19's origin. Whether I agree/disagree it is not my business as long as he is good in taking care of our health. It's generally a good idea for patients and doctors to NOT discuss p...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 28, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8525

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

Doctor here and sadly, a small number of people like that exist in my profession. That being said it's estimated that 98% of doctors are vaccinated. It's infuriating and saddens me that with all this knowledge, a doctor would actively discourage a patient from getting a vaccine for no logical reason...

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by mdsh00
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 17653

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

I guess those Texan politicians that love to mock California don't really have a leg to stand upon.

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by mdsh00
Wed May 12, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 5548

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

One could say she got cancelled.

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by mdsh00
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 31736

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

It sounds like the shooter was of Middle Eastern descent. It doesn't say whether he was a citizen, resident alien or foreign citizen. https://nypost.com/2021/03/23/police-identify-ahmad-alyssa-21-as-suspect-in-boulder-shooting/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwi...

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by mdsh00
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64418

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

None of these people can ever again say that BLM is violent. Smashing windows and spray painting is nothing compared to these MAGA supporters. Red flags up all over the place this would happen and all we heard was "but... but... but..." We told you so. LOCK THEM UP! LOCK THEM UP! LOCK THE...

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by mdsh00
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Essential Workers/COVID19 Remembrance Day
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: Essential Workers/COVID19 Remembrance Day

Healthcare worker here. I don't need a thank you or a day of recognition. What I would like is for people to please just wear a mask.

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by mdsh00
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106066

Re: Official Election thread

af773atmsp wrote:
It's been a couple weeks since Biden was declared winner and a house in my neighborhood still has their Trump banners and signs up.


Same here but not in my neighborhood. Some of them are businesses. This is actually good because now I know where NOT to shop.

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by mdsh00
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106066

Re: Official Election thread

Good to sea that AZ is being called. Counts were getting close. Trump won't care, he is working hard to turn the US into a Banana Republic and far too many Republican leaders are following along. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/11/13/john-bolton-trump-republican-leaders-speak-out-ctn-vpx.c...

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by mdsh00
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106066

Re: Official Election thread

I have heard this point made several times in different places: All those Republican wins are fraudulent as well since the Biden win was on the same ballot. Haven't you figured it out now that the only legitimate wins are for Republicans. They're fine with the media calling Republican wins, but if ...

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by mdsh00
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106066

Re: Official Election thread

marcelh wrote:
Great speech of the President, he just claimed victory. Let the riots start...


He didn't win yet. Ballots are still being counted.

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by mdsh00
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you voted in the US Election yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 2755

Re: Have you voted in the US Election yet?

Yes. Voted last weekend. Dropped off my ballot in a secure drop box on a Saturday. The ballot was collected that same night.

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by mdsh00
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you voted in the US Election yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 2755

Re: Have you voted in the US Election yet?

I voted and dropped off my ballot in a drop box 4 days ago. Got a confirmation email the next day that my ballot was received.

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by mdsh00
Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24508

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

A far bigger question is why the Medical personell at the hospital allows the President to leave in his condition. He is clearly not well and certainly not ready to continue as president in his condition. Highly suspect by the doctors. As a doctor who has COVID patients, technically I can't hold th...

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by mdsh00
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Falwell Jr's poolboy speaks out, and has all the receipts
Replies: 29
Views: 1682

Re: Falwell Jr's poolboy speaks out, and has all the receipts

I love seeing these charlatans getting taken down a notch. And this applies to anyone using religion to take advantage of others.

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by mdsh00
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone suffer from Hypertension
Replies: 22
Views: 1532

Re: Anyone suffer from Hypertension

I'm surprised that your doctor has you on doxazosin for so long. It's really not as effective for high blood pressure than it is for prostate enlargement.. I assume that you are referring to Hytrin which I was put on in the 90's. My urologist told me at the start that is was a pretty poor treatment...

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by mdsh00
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone suffer from Hypertension
Replies: 22
Views: 1532

Re: Anyone suffer from Hypertension

I'm a primary care doctor. I'm surprised that your doctor has you on doxazosin for so long. It's really not as effective for high blood pressure than it is for prostate enlargement. You have much better options. Usually an ACE-inhibitor like lisinopril or thiazide type diuretic is the first choice. ...

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by mdsh00
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite threads from days gone by
Replies: 15
Views: 928

Re: Favorite threads from days gone by

A.net used to be a blast back in the day. People argued about politics back then too but it was less personal and there was still good banter despite those differences. There were memes before they were called memes.

The gkirk sheep threads were great including OYRJA's clogs.

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by mdsh00
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years on airliners.net
Replies: 36
Views: 2217

Re: 20 years on airliners.net

Wow! How about we get you some clogs to put in that cargo Bay?

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by mdsh00
Tue May 05, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a pasta shortage where you live?
Replies: 50
Views: 2867

Re: Is there a pasta shortage where you live?

It was an issue 6 weeks ago here in Southern California but ok now.

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by mdsh00
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4731

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

Southern California. Doctor here so going back to work starting tomorrow after the weekend off. The hospital has been eerily quiet for the last week. The following week I do hospital rounds. Hoping that the surge doesn't come to fruition or that it's manageable. If anything it gives us more time to ...

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by mdsh00
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176749

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Trump is banning all Travel to Europe, even while lying about the European response. Yet he is not applying the restrictions to the UK who are just as deep in it as we are. Opening up some treatment options which is ok, but still a late turnaround for "not an issue" Yeah I don't get this....

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by mdsh00
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

I’m not sure he will get much pressure to pick Abrams. She doesn’t bring the liberal wing of the party. Harris doesn’t help a whole lot either on that front. Warren would be a better fit for the demographic weaknesses of Biden. He will get some, there are many that still wrongfully believe she got ...

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by mdsh00
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

apodino wrote:
De Blasio and Newsom would both make sense


Why would Newsom make sense? All he does is give off a "progressive" vibe but he is still much further to the center than DeBlasio.

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by mdsh00
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

So, your doctor and nurse are villains? Neither said nor implied. This is evident based on the fact that one here is discussing the removal of Doctors or Nurses. If you going to reduce medical costs, you’re not doing it on “waste” or trimming insurance companies overhead. The big money is in medica...

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

United 226 Union in NV not endorsing a candidate. LOL. What a waste that presser was. Word! But quite a troll move. I read it was supposed to be Biden but they backed off based on his performance in NH and IA. Chuck Todd just reported Sanders' supporters were acting very negatively toward the union...

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

NIKV69 wrote:
United 226 Union in NV not endorsing a candidate. LOL. What a waste that presser was.


Word! But quite a troll move. I read it was supposed to be Biden but they backed off based on his performance in NH and IA.

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

A Sanders nomination would be fodder for the GOP and Trump. I think the only ones with a real chance to beat him are Buttigieg, Klobuchar, and Bloomberg. Edit: Also the online and some in-person behavior of Bernie Bros is a major turn off for the general public. Not for voters under 40. They actual...

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by mdsh00
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 23107

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

A Sanders nomination would be fodder for the GOP and Trump. I think the only ones with a real chance to beat him are Buttigieg, Klobuchar, and Bloomberg.

Edit: Also the online and some in-person behavior of Bernie Bros is a major turn off for the general public.

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3770

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

So much for complaining, the guy apparently won Iowa, though the fiasco hasn't ended yet, at the very least he was tied to first place with Sanders. On polls matched against Trump he is tied or ahead by 1 point https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_but...

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by mdsh00
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3770

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

I said it before and I'll say it again, there's no way a gay man will be elected as President. There are too many people in this country who will not be able to look past that and will vote for Trump just because he's gay. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1420957&p=21303...

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by mdsh00
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1327

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

This makes no effing sense. Nigerian immigrants to the US tend to be highly educated and and hard working members of society in this country. I hope these clowns get voted out in November. Probably the prevalence of Boko Haram. I think there are better ways to screen then a full blown ban though, I...

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by mdsh00
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1327

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

This makes no effing sense. Nigerian immigrants to the US tend to be highly educated and and hard working members of society in this country.

I hope these clowns get voted out in November.

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by mdsh00
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30023

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

It seems that there are casualties and they may be mostly Iraqis.

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by mdsh00
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30023

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Didn't Trump campaign on getting the US out of the Middle East and to not get involved with wars there? Now he's trying to start a war with Iran which was ultimately his own doing after ripping up the Iran Nuclear Deal, just because it was done by Obama. And now all the Trump sycophants on this boar...

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by mdsh00
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4193

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

What’s wrong with Cali? Try the nation’s highest poverty RATE. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/the-conversation/sd-california-poverty-rate-20180913-htmlstory.html Is that all you got? You do know California has the 5th largest economy in the world and in the top 10 for median income ri...

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by mdsh00
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4193

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

Nothing is wrong with California other than the constant "opinions" made by people who don't live here. Sometimes I feel like California is to the US, what the US is to the world. For a state with the population of Canada, we rank in the bottom 10 states for gun death rate. I think that's ...

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by mdsh00
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Fire Season 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 4194

Re: California Fire Season 2019

Tugger wrote:
I suspect he will of course next threaten to cut off flood aid in areas where there is chronic flooding and people stay without proper preparedness.

Tugg


Probably not as many of the states that experience that level of flooding voted for him. To him, everything is about politics and his ego.

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by mdsh00
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 1230

Re: Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa

Because Africa is a continent and not a country. Cultures vary quite a bit depending on region.

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by mdsh00
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to buy Greenland
Replies: 229
Views: 20330

Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

KFTG wrote:
Trump is an embarrassment.
Even more embarrassing are his knuckle-dragging supporters who continue to apologize for the BS.


You got that wrong. Trump supporters celebrate his BS and cheer him on.

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by mdsh00
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 97
Views: 7044

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

And how about you explain to us the reasons those sanctions were imposed and how that is not a hostile act towards the Western World? The US didn’t start this. Iran did... We had an agreement with Iran in the form of the JCPOA that Iran was complying with. Then the US unilaterally pulled out and re...

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by mdsh00
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 7444

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

SF is way more "beautiful" topographically. However..You can't walk a city block in SF without seeing needles and human shit on the sidewalk from all the scores of homeless. It actually put me off going there this trip (I went to LA instead). I have visited LA many more times than SF, but...

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by mdsh00
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 2411

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

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Max Q wrote:
What about the Rolex Submariner ?


I always considered it to be one of the most handsome watches ever made


Looks nice and I've tried one on. It doesn't do much for me.

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 2411

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

IMO the Explorer II is a bit of an ugly duckling, if you're going for a Rolex GMT then the GMT Master II is the one to have, although I think there is certain stigma to wearers of Rolex tool watches. https://www.tidssonen.no/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/rolex-gmt-master-ii-126710blro-06179.jpg Fa...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 2411

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

As said above, the Rolex will retain its value more if you care for it, and is more recognizable. On the other hand, Rolexes are kind of common and played out, and the Explorer will always be the 'other' Rolex, after the submariner and the GMT master II. Which is totally why I dig the Explorer II. ...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 7444

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

Southern California raised so I might be biased. SF might be more interesting for tourists because of scenery and architecture along with being smaller, but to say LA is some vapid wasteland and a s**thole is ignorant and playing on stereotypes. They're very different cities and it really matters if...

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by mdsh00
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.
Replies: 18
Views: 2411

Re: Any watch nerds here? Need some advice.

For whatever reason neither image is showing up, just a "minus" sign within a grey circle that when you click on it opens a blank page with the title "lh3 Googleusercontent.com" and a closed lock beside that. Sight unseen, I'd say go with whichever one has less of a Flavor-Flav ...

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