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by dl021
Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In Nice, France
Replies: 5
Views: 1352

RE: What To Do In Nice, France

Go up to La Turbie. See the trophy of the alps. Drive your rental car as fast as you can on the moyenne corniche. It's better if you wear a Tag Monaco watch while you do it. Have lunch at Chateau de la Chevre D'Or. Take a ride on the submarine. If you don't have car take helicopter from <acronym tit...

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by dl021
Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Ground Tests Gun
Replies: 44
Views: 14891

RE: F-35 Ground Tests Gun

External gun pods cant hold zero for very long during sustained use, and have never been found to be optimal solutions. Better than nothing if the airplane doesn't have a gun. Guns are needed for ground support. Period. The Marines get it, but the Air Force would be just as happy without them it see...

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by dl021
Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India Cancels $12 Billion Fighter Program
Replies: 25
Views: 9541

RE: India Cancels $12 Billion Fighter Program

Giving away assembly lines doesn't do much for home nation sustainability for smaller orders. It made sense for building a hundred Jaguars, but not for thirty frames. Angad is correct that India needs more modern fighters to replace the obsolete ones holding space at airfields but not up to defendin...

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by dl021
Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usmc Declares F-35B IOC
Replies: 37
Views: 11264

RE: Usmc Declares F-35B IOC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Powerslide" class="quote" target="_blank">Powerslide</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Awesome, now send it over to the sandb...

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by dl021
Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The US Army Will Buy 6 Dash-8-300
Replies: 15
Views: 12877

RE: The US Army Will Buy 6 Dash-8-300

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JohnM" class="quote" target="_blank">JohnM</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>At this point the US<acronym title="Air France">...

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by dl021
Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India Cancels $12 Billion Fighter Program
Replies: 25
Views: 9541

RE: India Cancels $12 Billion Fighter Program

I cant imagine how stressful it is for defense contractors to try and do business with India. Civil manufacturers either.

I would imagine that the deal will be back on track at some point soon. India needs the airplanes.

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by dl021
Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion
Replies: 227
Views: 30629

RE: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DCA-ROCguy" class="quote" target="_blank">DCA-ROCguy</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Airfares are unnecessarily high, and...

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by dl021
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Ebola Gulfstream From Phoenix Air
Replies: 18
Views: 13397

RE: The Ebola Gulfstream From Phoenix Air

Phoenix Air ran their G-1 on the regular supply flights around the pacific island territories and has long been a government contractor. they have an interesting fleet and do interesting work sometimes. They have done ELINT training, counter air intercept work. They're set up to do intercept trainin...

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by dl021
Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why No Automatic LR Defender
Replies: 38
Views: 2866

Why No Automatic LR Defender

The transmission for the HMMWV came from the old <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> Rockcrusher (found in the Goat among other vehicles) and was selected for it's strength and lower maintenance requirements. At the time of introduction and through today there are plenty of military vehicles ...

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by dl021
Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texting Father Shot Dead By A Retired Cop
Replies: 174
Views: 5815

RE: Texting Father Shot Dead By A Retired Cop

All I know is that it's easy to judge a situation where you weren't there and aren't in the shoes of the two. Was the man texting acting aggressively? Did he start a physical altercation? Was he thirty years younger than the man he was threatening physically? What was said? Quotes from relatives don...

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by dl021
Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ford Unveils (partially) Solar Concept Car
Replies: 34
Views: 2316

RE: Ford Unveils (partially) Solar Concept Car

It could be situationally useful. If there are enough sunny climate people out there who park in open air it may save them significant fuel expenses. Wonder how the markets will react, how it will be marketed.

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by dl021
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vancouver Outlaws Doorknobs
Replies: 49
Views: 2773

RE: Vancouver Outlaws Doorknobs

Why does government get to tell people whether they can install doorknobs in their own home? Why are people tolerating this?

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by dl021
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia And Yield Signs
Replies: 17
Views: 7786

RE: Georgia And Yield Signs

Anyone that moves to Atlanta looking for logic in the roads, traffic signs or for people that understand what "yield to the left" means is going to be disappointed.

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by dl021
Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Taiwan Return To Its Former Glory?
Replies: 22
Views: 2988

RE: Will Taiwan Return To Its Former Glory?

wow...that flairport thing again...stuff lives forever digitally, doesn't it?

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by dl021
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New King In Belgium
Replies: 6
Views: 2706

RE: New King In Belgium

Always have a bit of respect for the paratroopers. Best wishes for Belgium and their new King. The continuing idea of constitutional monarchy has been a stabilizing influence in a changing Europe for the last century or so and it seems to be working. I hope he is a good representative for the nation...

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by dl021
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An Aviation Pioneer Passed Away Today
Replies: 13
Views: 2813

RE: An Aviation Pioneer Passed Away Today

My condolences for your father, who seems to have been blessed to be a true airman and a man who got to do what he loved for a living.

Do something good in his name when you're able, and share your mutual affection for aviation down the line.

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by dl021
Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol Cities Visited More Times Than Your Own?
Replies: 44
Views: 3572

RE: Capitol Cities Visited More Times Than Your Own?

I live in Atlanta, therefore there are no capitols I've visited more than my own states capitol. However I've been to Paris and London more than I've been to Washington D.C. And I've been to D.C. a bunch.

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by dl021
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Green Piano--to Go Along With My Green Violin!
Replies: 9
Views: 3768

RE: My Green Piano--to Go Along With My Green Violin!

That was excellent playing....you're looking good there, Francis!

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by dl021
Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Green Piano--to Go Along With My Green Violin!
Replies: 9
Views: 3768

RE: My Green Piano--to Go Along With My Green Violin!

I'm very proud to be your friend, Dr. Smith.

Now, post an audio file s we can hear some of this.

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by dl021
Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Starship Enterprise In Las Vegas In 1992?
Replies: 23
Views: 2795

RE: Starship Enterprise In Las Vegas In 1992?

The Star Trek Experience was awesomely cool, and a tribute to the genius of Roddenberry and to the fans. The attention to detail, the work that went into the presentations, the added bonus features (backstage tours, sitting in the captains chair, interactive photo and video, the gift shops, Quarks b...

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by dl021
Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP My Best Friend And Brother.
Replies: 12
Views: 3898

RE: RIP My Best Friend And Brother.

Remember that he lives through you and the actions you take that are influenced by his memories and what you learned from him are also his actions. Do good with that.

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by dl021
Mon May 06, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Icon: Land Rover Defender 110, Should I Buy It?
Replies: 41
Views: 11127

RE: Icon: Land Rover Defender 110, Should I Buy It?

Just get the darned thing. It's a classic and it's awesome. They're incredible off road and up to hte challenge on any road.

I drove one across southern Africa last year and wish they imported them into the US.

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by dl021
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Professor: "Chinese Bubble Could Pop 'tomorrow'"
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

RE: Professor: "Chinese Bubble Could Pop 'tomorrow'"

Chinas biggest worries are resources. It is short on water and fuel and women. They've managed to create an imbalance in the population and have more men than women, which is always bad for organized societies (leads to aggression and depression) and their increasingly weatlhy (comparatively) popula...

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by dl021
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Skyscrapers Aren't Built On Sand ...
Replies: 19
Views: 5161

RE: Chinese Skyscrapers Aren't Built On Sand ...

How many structures around the world are built with imported Chinese concrete? All those stadiums the <acronym title="Prescott - Ernest A Love Field (Municipal) (PRC / KPRC), USA - Arizona">PRC</acronym> built in Africa buying off local politicians for the mineral and resource rights to the countrie...

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by dl021
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PyCon 'Sexist Joke' Furore
Replies: 35
Views: 2526

RE: PyCon 'Sexist Joke' Furore

If men are going to be castigated and exiled for making jokes of a sexual and childish nature then I'm going to start practicing counting trees.

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by dl021
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gun Registration: Why Such A Huge Objection?
Replies: 245
Views: 5865

RE: Gun Registration: Why Such A Huge Objection?

keeping and bearing arms is an enumerated right protected by the Constitution. Taxing this right would be the same as taxing citizens to exercise their other rights...such as voting. Are you good with that?

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by dl021
Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gun Registration: Why Such A Huge Objection?
Replies: 245
Views: 5865

RE: Gun Registration: Why Such A Huge Objection?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>People have been brainwashed into believing th...

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by dl021
Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Pan Am "Flies" Again
Replies: 18
Views: 32870

RE: Pan Am "Flies" Again

Bravo. That's just....bravo.

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by dl021
Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Still Wear A Watch?
Replies: 115
Views: 8737

RE: Do You Still Wear A Watch?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SmithAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">SmithAir747</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I once ...

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by dl021
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steven Seagal To Lead School Arms-training Event
Replies: 26
Views: 2498

RE: Steven Seagal To Lead School Arms-training Event

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Who wants to live in such a world were p...

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by dl021
Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steven Seagal To Lead School Arms-training Event
Replies: 26
Views: 2498

RE: Steven Seagal To Lead School Arms-training Event

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

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by dl021
Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Still Wear A Watch?
Replies: 115
Views: 8737

RE: Do You Still Wear A Watch?

A watch is on when your phone falls in the river. A watch shows time when your phone battery dies. A watch shows you the time when your phone is out of range or is reading out the wrong time because it hasn't updated. A watch is on your wrist and can be checked subtly without making a production of ...

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by dl021
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Passes Tough New Guns Laws
Replies: 131
Views: 4031

RE: NY Passes Tough New Guns Laws

A knee jerk reaction that doesn't render anyone safer but leaves law abiding citizens at greater risk and will create an entirely new category of criminals out of formerly law abiding citizens who refuse to be deprived of their property. They banned magazines in Gocks, Colts, Sigs...not just ARs. I ...

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by dl021
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Weight Loss Advice
Replies: 27
Views: 3075

RE: Weight Loss Advice

Dude...you want to lose weight....here's the only really safe way to do it. Gradually via controlled dietary regimen and daily exercise. Consult with your doctor and devise a high protein, high fibre, low fat diet. Have to have some fats, but make them good ones. Ones that contribute to the protein ...

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by dl021
Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?
Replies: 21
Views: 3231

RE: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?

The problem is that the costs vary from vendor to vendor, as they pass down their escalating costs, and it causes upheaval for us. Plus the insurance that we continue to purchase for our employees is increasing in cost far beyond previous years. The debate I was mentioning has other factors involved...

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by dl021
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?
Replies: 21
Views: 3231

RE: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StarAC17" class="quote" target="_blank">StarAC17</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I thought Obamacare only was mandated to...

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by dl021
Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Awesome Money Saving Discovery In The World?
Replies: 47
Views: 5621

RE: Most Awesome Money Saving Discovery In The World?

I will never get these last couple of minutes back. Buttmonkey.

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by dl021
Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?
Replies: 21
Views: 3231

RE: Who Here Is An Entrepreneur?

I'm an entrepreneur. I'd rather work for myself, or more accurately directly for my clients. I understand the risks involved and will continue to take them. We provide funding for dealers and end clients in the automotive and finance subprime markets. We started this business ten years ago or so wit...

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by dl021
Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idiot Takes Photos Of Man On Subway Tracks
Replies: 66
Views: 5126

RE: Idiot Takes Photos Of Man On Subway Tracks

Reports indicate the guy was hanging there for 15 seconds. That's an eternity in that situation and someone should have at least attempted to help pull the guy out. If you're 40 feet from it taking photos you're three seconds away from pulling then 5 seconds away from getting him out of danger. Taki...

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by dl021
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Gloss: I'm A Homeowner!
Replies: 57
Views: 4214

RE: Self-Gloss: I'm A Homeowner!

Congratulations! Remember to make sure your extra pay,nets are marked "for principal only" so they don't count them as early regular payments.

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by dl021
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Really Disrespectful?
Replies: 84
Views: 5358

RE: Is This Really Disrespectful?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alberchico" class="quote" target="_blank">alberchico</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>But to be fair the guards at Ar...

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by dl021
Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Going To Play For The BCS Championship? (US)
Replies: 33
Views: 3973

RE: Who's Going To Play For The BCS Championship? (US)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nonrevman" class="quote" target="_blank">nonrevman</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i> will just be happy if it is not SEC v...

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by dl021
Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Going To Play For The BCS Championship? (US)
Replies: 33
Views: 3973

RE: Who's Going To Play For The BCS Championship? (US)

The difference between Notre Dames schedule and Boise State's is night and day. The weight of the schedule is so different in college that the some of the ideas ideas folks have about pro-style playoffs making everything right and fair are fantasy. There is a playoff system needed, but NCAA football...

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by dl021
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama - Democratic Reagan?
Replies: 56
Views: 2471

RE: Obama - Democratic Reagan?

Whoever said that is stumping for President Obama. He is nothing like Presidnt Reagan, and got nowhere near the popular vote percentage, and nowhere near the mandate. He doesn't seek to cooperate, or negotiate. His idea of bipartisan leadership,is to tell the Republicans to fall in line or he's goin...

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by dl021
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senate Candiate: Rape Pregs Part Of God's Plan
Replies: 107
Views: 3667

RE: GOP Senate Candiate: Rape Pregs Part Of God's Plan

Agree with Aesma...to say otherwise from what the guy said would present a contradiction in his belief that life is sacred. This issue is sort of an easy way for Democrats to rile up the base. Words are often twisted or magnified to make their issuers look one way or the other, without regard for co...

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by dl021
Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In ATL
Replies: 14
Views: 3672

RE: What To Do In ATL

Spend part of an evening at the Chambers of Horror. Live action horror show, 18 and up. Unlike any other Halloween show you've ever been to.
www.chambersofhorroratl.com

Eat in midtown at Holman + Finch

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by dl021
Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange - 'Movement At The Station'?
Replies: 109
Views: 6798

RE: Julian Assange - 'Movement At The Station'?

So this Smith guy says it would be a "betrayal" to criticize Assange for skipping bail? Then he ought to pay up the entire amount. If you put up bail for someone then you are on the hook. Otherwise what's the point? This is a case of the government (in the form of a judicial appointee) allowing peop...

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by dl021
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Johannesburg In 3 Days
Replies: 10
Views: 2614

RE: Johannesburg In 3 Days

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/signol" class="quote" target="_blank">signol</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I was referring to ...

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by dl021
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-Fil-A Recants Anti-gay Stance
Replies: 43
Views: 4755

RE: Chick-Fil-A Recants Anti-gay Stance

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Quoting dl021 (Reply 18):Like their definiti...

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by dl021
Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-Fil-A Recants Anti-gay Stance
Replies: 43
Views: 4755

RE: Chick-Fil-A Recants Anti-gay Stance

Knowing some of the players at the top of the Chic Fil A food chain I'll say that it's not about money. They're more worried about their eternal souls than anything else, and that's fairly sincere. They were taken aback by the reactions on both sides, and horrified that people thought they hated any...

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