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by victrola
Tue Jul 26, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did Led Zepplin Rip Off Part Of "Stairway to Heaven"?
Replies: 24
Views: 1097

Re: Did Led Zepplin Rip Off Part Of "Stairway to Heaven"?

That descending minor chord progression that Jimmy Page uses at the beginning of Stairway to Heaven, has been used for centuries in all kinds of songs.

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by victrola
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 1164

Re: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight

That would be the Hillary supporters. From Occupy Now, to BLM it is the liberals that have so much hatred they riot. The whole convention was an orgy of hatred of Hillary, immigrants, and moslems.That's just about all that went on. We heard calls for her imprisonment and execution. These people wer...

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by victrola
Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 1164

Re: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight

I have an idea for a Trump campaign song: "All You Need is Hate"

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by victrola
Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...
Replies: 28
Views: 1467

Re: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...

I'm still a bit confused on the Republican platform? Is it their position that Hillary should be imprisoned or publicly executed? Or maybe it was that she should be executed in private? Have they considered waterboarding?

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by victrola
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...
Replies: 28
Views: 1467

Re: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...

What does Cruz have to lose? If Trump is the future of the Republican party, then there is no place for people with his views. If, on the other hand, Trump crashes and burns, everyone who supported him will see their political careers tank while Cruz can say "I told you so". Anyway it's no...

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by victrola
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans angry for not saying radical islamic terrorism
Replies: 54
Views: 1801

Re: Republicans angry for not saying radical islamic terrorism

I think Dreadknot's slogan at the bottom of his posts speaks volumes about his maturity and ability to engage in intelligent debate.

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by victrola
Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: HOW TO: Multi-quote within the same reply
Replies: 11
Views: 1944

Re: HOW TO: Multi-quote within the same reply

All I want to be able to do is to quote selected text and put it into my response. It used to be so easy on the old site. I don't have a clue how to do this now.

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by victrola
Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May - British Prime Minister
Replies: 31
Views: 1622

Re: Theresa May - British Prime Minister

The issue I see is that if things don't go well, the Brexiters will say that the Prime Minister, who was pro remain, did not negotiate hard enough and purposely negotiated a bad deal in the hopes that the British people would change their minds about Brexit. It would be better to have a pro Brexit P...

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by victrola
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Platform 2016: 19th Century Edition
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: GOP Platform 2016: 19th Century Edition

They have even included the wall on the Mexican border in their platform. I wonder if they still expect Mexico to pay for this. Never mind that there is a net outflow of Mexicans back to Mexico these days. They still want to spend billions of dollars on this joke. Meanwhile our infrastructure is in ...

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by victrola
Thu Jul 14, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May - British Prime Minister
Replies: 31
Views: 1622

Re: Theresa May - British Prime Minister

I think it is a mistake to have someone who was in the remain camp as the new Prime Minister. When negotiations don't go as the Brexiters promised they would, it will inevitably be blamed on May for not being pro Brexit. Let Boris handle it. After all, I'm sure he thought the whole thing out before ...

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by victrola
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No charges for Hillary
Replies: 102
Views: 2777

Re: No charges for Hillary

Trump is losing it. All he had to do was come out and take the high ground show some gravitas and go on about how deplorable it was and how Hilary had shown serious lapses of judgement. He could have sat back and scored some major blows against her. But what does he do? He goes on a rant about the s...

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by victrola
Thu Jul 07, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chilcot delivers crushing verdict on Blair and the Iraq war
Replies: 23
Views: 970

Re: Chilcot delivers crushing verdict on Blair and the Iraq war

None of the debacles of the last 18 years ever had to happen if not for the complete diplomatic bungle of George Bush senior when his ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie met with Saddam Hussein and gave him the impression that he could invade Kuwait without serious consequences. I don't know if it was...

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by victrola
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

https://abload.de/img/cox-musical-117ug0.png How is that not working? Economically the EU is just as successful as the USA, ****NO**** and again ****NO**** There are 315 000 000 people in the USA. There are 500 000 000+ people in the EU. So the fact that it takes 500 million EUropeans to achieve th...

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by victrola
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

Boris Johnson has proven to be a total disgrace. He pushes for the Brexit and tells everyone how terrific it will be. Then once Brexit passes he doesn't have any idea how to deal with the fallout and difficult decisions that have to be made. It is so easy to break something, but much more difficult ...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

As both major political parties, Conservatives, and Labour, are in a state of turmoil with pro and anti Brexit people in both camps, I wonder if this is a chance for the Liberal Democrats, who seem to be firmly in the pro EU camp to gain some ground and promote themselves as the only party with a st...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

My current company, based in the U.S. sells products all over the world. We do not pay taxes to any overseas treasury. If you don't mind, I will comment on this first as it establishes a lot of context which we seem to be missing. You don't understand tax law for UK companies it would seem - lets s...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

The main reason that companies will move to Europe from the UK is that they will have unfettered access of over 400 million people. Look at it this way, you can have unfettered access to a market of 60 million people and have to deal with the transaction costs of doing business in a market of 400 m...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

Exactly, simply because it is much to interesting to make it tough. Without a good deal the rest of the EU can expect a windfall of UK based companies moving across the channel. Like Vodafone for example: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-36656039 Best regards Thomas That is something which will be ...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

The pro Brexit crowd was able to frame the question as a choice between staying and complying with onerous EU regulations or leaving for "Something Terrific".

"Something Terrific" wins every time...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

If I were David Cameron, after losing the referendum I would have said " We have lost and I have just informed Brussels that we are invoking Article 50. But don't worry because Boris Johnson has it all figured out. I am resigning and will be vacating 10 Downing street as soon as the movers can ...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

Turkey and South Africa have free trade agreements with the EU. Canada and the EU are near to a free trade agreement that does not include free movement of people. The EU and US are negotiating a free trade agreement (TTIP) whose major sticking points are matters like ag subsidies, product standard...

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by victrola
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

It was interesting how the votes broke down: ages 18-24 64% remain 24% exit ages 24-49 45% remain 39% exit ages-50-64 35% remain 49% exit ages 65+ 33% remain 58% exit So it looks like a bunch of old folks on the verge of or already retired have screwed over the younger productive generations.

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by victrola
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33723

Re: EU referendum today

You really dont know what an oppressor is and I hope for your own good you don't actually find out. Piyin makes it sound like living in Finland today as a oppressed victim of the EU is like living under the oppressive yoke of Stalinist Russia. It would be interesting if he could have a conversation...

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by victrola
Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Orlando and Las Vegas
Replies: 12
Views: 1875

Re: Orlando and Las Vegas

Having been to so many trade shows in both Orlando and Las Vegas, I don't care to see either city again. They are both tacky pieces of ugly suburban sprawl.

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by victrola
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2
Replies: 95
Views: 7617

Re: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2

It's doubtful that Parliament would directly oppose a "leave' result. A more likely scenario would be a 'No Confidence' motion, which could be used to trigger a General Election. If the election was then won by a party that was committed to remaining in the EU, that could be used as a justifica...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2
Replies: 95
Views: 7617

Re: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2

If I am not mistaken, no matter how the referendum vote goes, BREXIT would still have to be approved by Parliament. Is this not correct? If so, given that the majority of MPs are in favor of remain would they then go on and vote to leave the EU? I could envision a situation where, given a close resu...

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by victrola
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another USA Mass Shooting - This Time Gays Part 2
Replies: 304
Views: 12561

RE: Another USA Mass Shooting - This Time Gays Part 2

Imagine what people would say if Trump was making the same statements about blacks that he is making about Moslems....

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by victrola
Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything
Replies: 36
Views: 2753

RE: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>And how will leaving the EU stop any o...

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by victrola
Mon Jun 13, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Copa América Centenario 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2113

RE: Copa América Centenario 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mke717spotter" class="quote" target="_blank">mke717spotter</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Not the prettiest win for the ...

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by victrola
Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Vs. Clinton Vs. Bernie - Your Predictions!
Replies: 116
Views: 5324

RE: Trump Vs. Clinton Vs. Bernie - Your Predictions!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wingman" class="quote" target="_blank">wingman</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i> I for one would be very happy to see a co...

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by victrola
Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "my African American" Gets 2% Of The Vote
Replies: 8
Views: 848

RE: "my African American" Gets 2% Of The Vote

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LMP737" class="quote" target="_blank">LMP737</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Mark Kirk faces an uphill battle at this point...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5682

RE: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#189" class="quote">Reply 189</a>):<br/><i>Because I believe in the metaphysical wa...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5682

RE: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#186" class="quote">Reply 186</a>):<br/><i>And yet, with all these booms in employm...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Copa América Centenario 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2113

RE: Copa América Centenario 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Toni_" class="quote" target="_blank">Toni_</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Seems like you picked the right game to attend! ...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5682

RE: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#157" class="quote">Reply 157</a>):<br/><i>Completely false. The only reason you ma...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Copa América Centenario 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2113

RE: Copa América Centenario 2016

I will be at Soldier Field tonight. Looking forward to it.

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by victrola
Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5682

RE: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#144" class="quote">Reply 144</a>):<br/><i>When you already have 11 million illegal...

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by victrola
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5682

RE: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>It can't happen soon enough. This was the ...

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by victrola
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America Part 2
Replies: 133
Views: 4677

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America Part 2

[ <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ER757" class="quote" target="_blank">ER757</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>The only way I can think of that Trump could...

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by victrola
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zika Virus Experts Say The Olympics Must Be Moved
Replies: 54
Views: 2828

RE: Zika Virus Experts Say The Olympics Must Be Moved

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>No, it appears that any person who is sexu...

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by victrola
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zika Virus Experts Say The Olympics Must Be Moved
Replies: 54
Views: 2828

RE: Zika Virus Experts Say The Olympics Must Be Moved

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>But if you're a fetus in your firs...

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by victrola
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America Part 2
Replies: 133
Views: 4677

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LMP737" class="quote" target="_blank">LMP737</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>And this will accomplish what? Does he have ...

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by victrola
Fri May 27, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heard About The Current Situation In France?
Replies: 24
Views: 2178

RE: Heard About The Current Situation In France?

Yep more strikes by the CGT because of Hollande's employment market reforms.

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by victrola
Wed May 25, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America
Replies: 212
Views: 7393

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#157" class="quote">Reply 157</a>):<br/><i>, and yet those foreign workers get visa's t...

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by victrola
Tue May 24, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Is Your Handwriting These Days?
Replies: 59
Views: 2547

RE: How Is Your Handwriting These Days?

My cursive was never that good. Today it is much worse than it used to be. I also find it tiring to write a paragraph in cursive. Not that there is ever a reason to write in cursive anymore. It's funny because in college I used to hate it when a paper had to be typed. This was right before the <acro...

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by victrola
Fri May 20, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America
Replies: 212
Views: 7393

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#157" class="quote">Reply 157</a>):<br/><i>The labor force participation rate is at the...

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by victrola
Fri May 20, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America
Replies: 212
Views: 7393

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarRI1" class="quote" target="_blank">WarRI1</a> (<a href="#154" class="quote">Reply 154</a>):<br/><i>Well someone had better reinvent our econo...

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by victrola
Thu May 19, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Dominance Of Spanish Football
Replies: 8
Views: 1280

RE: The Dominance Of Spanish Football

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>The Premiership this year showed that money ...

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by victrola
Thu May 19, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Some Help To Learn Basic Spanish
Replies: 26
Views: 3675

RE: Need Some Help To Learn Basic Spanish

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Airstud" class="quote" target="_blank">Airstud</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Quoting B777LRF (Reply 9): mi amigo pagar...

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by victrola
Thu May 19, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Trump Could Be Good For America
Replies: 212
Views: 7393

RE: Why Trump Could Be Good For America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaliAtenza" class="quote" target="_blank">CaliAtenza</a> (<a href="#147" class="quote">Reply 147</a>):<br/><i>Those jobs aren't coming back, unf...

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