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by AerLingus
Sun Nov 27, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Transalantic Equipment Problems
Replies: 24
Views: 7634

RE: Aer Lingus Transalantic Equipment Problems

That Corsair 747-300 that operated the Boston flight yesterday was back in Dublin this morning. An Aer Lingus catering member of staff fell from the forward catering door and was rushed immediately to hospital.....no further details as of yet

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by AerLingus
Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus A330 Ground Incident
Replies: 39
Views: 14989

RE: Aer Lingus A330 Ground Incident

The two A330's were parked side by side at stand 34 and 35 at dublin airport. The wind caught the side of one of the A330's and literally pushed it to collide with the other side on. Passengers on the New York flight are to travel tomorrow on an additional service, while boston pax will be rebooked ...

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by AerLingus
Tue Nov 02, 2004 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest 747 Revenue Flight
Replies: 51
Views: 11933

RE: Shortest 747 Revenue Flight

The shortest has to be <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>-<acronym title="Shannon (SNN / EINN), Ireland">SNN</acronym> (its only about 118 miles). Not only was it government regulation for all US flights from <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW...

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by AerLingus
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes
Replies: 32
Views: 2466

RE: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes

Unfortunately, we've seen that articulation and intelligence have little to do with who actually ends up with the job.
Not that I like Keyes. I'm just saying...

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by AerLingus
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes
Replies: 32
Views: 2466

RE: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes

That's probably because Keys knew he had no chance in battleground states, so he decided to quietly attempt to gather up electoral votes in the neglected states.

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by AerLingus
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: With All Due Respect You Are Starting To Bore Me.
Replies: 45
Views: 3337

RE: With All Due Respect You Are Starting To Bore Me.

Agreed on the issue of far too many political threads.
Perhaps the boards would move a bit more briskly if you all stopped surfing news websites for political dredge and loosened up a little!

Cheers, mates.

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by AerLingus
Fri Aug 06, 2004 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes
Replies: 32
Views: 2466

RE: Illinois New GOP Senate Candidate; Alan Keyes

Well, regardless of political affiliation, could one not consider it a positive sign that there are two black men running for the same high profile political position?

(offtopic: blimey, it's been a million years since I've posted here.)

[Edited 2004-08-06 06:55:57]

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by AerLingus
Fri Jun 04, 2004 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways
Replies: 14
Views: 2477

Etihad Airways

does anyone know what a/c ey use on their auh-bkk route? is it an a330-200 or their a340??

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by AerLingus
Thu May 06, 2004 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetGreen Airways
Replies: 1
Views: 2103

JetGreen Airways

A new scheduled airline started operations at Dublin Airport on MAy 4th called JetGreen Airways. Originally intending to launch as Fresh Aer, JetGreen operates from Dublin to Faro, Malaga, Rome, Alicante and Nice. They offer the first 12 seats on each flight for 1 euro and they absorb any charges an...

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by AerLingus
Thu Mar 18, 2004 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question
Replies: 9
Views: 6130

RE: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question

Hi! Delta have 3 configs now for the 767-300 the first one is the standard international one beginning at row EXIT 20abfg EXIT 21abfg 22abcdef the second begins with a full row beginning at row 20 because there is only one exit in coach on this one. i think it tends to be the ex gulf air aircraft. f...

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by AerLingus
Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whos Your Congressperson?
Replies: 31
Views: 1267

RE: Whos Your Congressperson?

Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, House Minority Whip. She represents the city and county of San Francisco (where I am) and Marin county.

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by AerLingus
Fri Dec 19, 2003 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Severe Waste Of Technology
Replies: 7
Views: 2030

A Severe Waste Of Technology

http://www.zombo.com

This is thoroughly creepy.

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by AerLingus
Sun Nov 09, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Germans
Replies: 41
Views: 2859

RE: Greatest Germans

I did a history report a while back about German reconstruction, and I included a lot on Ludwig Erhard. I'm glad he made it onto the list, although I'm a little surprised that one of the most important politicians/economists involved in postwar reconstruction was not ranked a little higher. I'm also...

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by AerLingus
Sun Oct 19, 2003 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Identify This Plane - BA Or JB?
Replies: 63
Views: 7410

RE: Help Identify This Plane - BA Or JB?

That is defo an A330-200....look at the wing span and the length of the body.
Just tryin to decide what airline!

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by AerLingus
Fri Oct 17, 2003 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What DL 767 & 777 Did I Fly On?
Replies: 15
Views: 5425

RE: What DL 767 & 777 Did I Fly On?

The Delta Aircraft u were on is ship 7008 or 7003 - they are the only two dl a.c configuered in 3 3 3

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by AerLingus
Tue Jul 22, 2003 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workouts
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

RE: Workouts

I <i>live</i> in the water. I swim up to four hours a day on a swim team, two practices per day on most days (except for tapering for meets). Weight room twice a week, running once a week. My coach is this no-nonsense Ukranian guy who was flown in to coach the Thai Olympic team at Barcelona. I'm the...

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by AerLingus
Mon Jul 21, 2003 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Had A Prediction Come True?
Replies: 10
Views: 1857

RE: Ever Had A Prediction Come True?

Back in Spring 2001, I was going on a school trip to Hawaii and as we were sitting at the gate waiting to board, I muttered to my friend that something with the flight didn't seem quite right and I couldn't figure out what. Just a strange feeling. Anyway, it was announced that the film projector had...

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by AerLingus
Mon Jul 21, 2003 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emigrating To The USA
Replies: 17
Views: 2642

RE: Emigrating To The USA

Congratulations on making the decision to join us here in the United States!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Definitely a big choice. Hope it lives up to your expectations! Anyway, my step-mother is originally from Asia and she's in the process of 'becoming American.' T...

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by AerLingus
Mon Jul 21, 2003 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boyscout Attempts To Build A Nuclear Reactor
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

RE: Boyscout Attempts To Build A Nuclear Reactor

I actually read all ten pages of the article. He seemed like a pretty bright kid but simultaneously extraordinarily stupid for trying something like that. He put the horse before the carriage, building the reactor without taking into serious consideration the safety issues involved. Yes, it is possi...

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WTO - Yes Or NO?
Replies: 12
Views: 2224

RE: WTO - Yes Or NO?

How do I phrase this properly?
I support harbouring the concept of the global community but "globalisation" should not mean that women in Swaziland sew t-shirts for a Taiwanese subcontractor who sells them in North American and European markets.

The WTO as it exists will simply not work for me.

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Frightening Education System
Replies: 14
Views: 2029

RE: The Frightening Education System

Hey! I gone to publick highschool and still do gone to publick highschool and I dont have any problemss with it. in Fact; I think fur the fact that not any moneys is spent on the schoolls from parents (ie tuiton, exetera), the educatien sistem is rather good!" Hey scrue you and the hoarse you road i...

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines To SFO?
Replies: 16
Views: 4475

RE: New Airlines To SFO?

Jeremiah: Is <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> actively pursuing more US Gateway cities? I'd think <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> would serve them relatively well with connections to the Bay Area via <acronym title="American...

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Play Traumitized?
Replies: 15
Views: 1705

RE: How To Play Traumitized?

Bobrayner, he lives in Cleveland, not a remote part of Appalachia.

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women Hitting On You.
Replies: 26
Views: 2283

RE: Women Hitting On You.

Phil, just say "I'd love to, but my boyfriend would kill me!"

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Play Traumitized?
Replies: 15
Views: 1705

RE: How To Play Traumitized?

Yes...yes...I know. But that leaves an important bagaining tool at my disposal as a parent. If my kid(s) want to go out and do with which I disapprove, I'll say "fine, but your mother and I are going to get busy in <i>your</i> room while you're gone!" If nothing else, they will be more reluctant to ...

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Play Traumitized?
Replies: 15
Views: 1705

RE: How To Play Traumitized?

I envy test-tube babies. They don't have to consider the possibility that their parents had sex in order for them to be conceived.

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

RE: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela

Superfly: That's right! I forgot about the Nelson Mandela Pkwy. in Oakland. <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-R, a good companion book to compliment <i>Long Walk To Freedom</i> would be <i>The Last Trek: A New Beginning</i> by F.W. de Klerk. It's also an inter...

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

RE: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela

Not a problem at all!  Big thumbs up
-EI

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by AerLingus
Sun Jul 20, 2003 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

RE: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela

Indeed! 18 July. I've read <i>Long Walk To Freedom</i> and I can tell you he's a brilliant man. Economically and socially, <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym> still has a long way to go. I've studied South African history (pre and post Apartheid). Definitely a strange trip. Happy bir...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Smoke? Why (not)?!?
Replies: 47
Views: 2483

RE: Do You Smoke? Why (not)?!?

I don't know why I don't smoke. I just never considered it something worthy of my money and health, later on. I like being able to do things without being short of breath, I guess.

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Drinking Age
Replies: 34
Views: 2749

RE: The Drinking Age

In some states here, we're (minors) not even allowed to carry alcoholic beverage containers. In Indiana, where I'm visiting right now, there are a bunch of kids who work at the grocery during weekends. Everytime a box of Busch or Moosehead or what-have-you comes down the conveyer they stop dead in t...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Drinking Age
Replies: 34
Views: 2749

RE: The Drinking Age

The issue for me is that kids never learn anything about responsible drinking from their parents. Then, they go to university and get plastered every weekend and develop problems. I therefore think that the current drinking age of 21 is bad sense because it robs parents of the opportunity to properl...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ: Time For A Livery Change?
Replies: 29
Views: 4996

RE: SQ: Time For A Livery Change?

Most average people don't really care about this, but to people who know their airlines, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> has one of the most recogniseable logos and liveries of any airline, period. The <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> livery and logo are like that of...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France Bans The Word "e-mail"
Replies: 115
Views: 5344

RE: France Bans The Word "e-mail"

Banning a word from government lexicon? That's a little extreme (and immature to boot). Quite a move of insecurity, don't you think? Now if you'll excuse me, les annonceurs surchargent mon email!

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

RE: 17th Birthday...hmm...

Right...that's how it works. I forgot. The thing is, I won't even need to drive for some time, so I haven't really thought about it too much.

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Body Of Missing British Defence Advisor Found?
Replies: 10
Views: 2510

RE: Body Of Missing British Defence Advisor Found?

Difficult to make any kind of assumption regarding suicide vs. murder/conspiracy, as fun as formulating cloak-and-dagger theories may be. It does indeed beggar speculation...important military defence consultant mysteriously dead in a field while the <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym>...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colin Powell, Bush Administration Did Him Well?
Replies: 13
Views: 2315

RE: Colin Powell, Bush Administration Did Him Well?

In my opinoin, the Bush administration could not have been more cunning in choosing Colin Powell. He's a minority, which scores points for Bush and he's a decorated and respected military man. His military history means that he's loyal to his superior, and who could be more superior than the command...

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by AerLingus
Sat Jul 19, 2003 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite City To Visit
Replies: 27
Views: 2262

RE: Favorite City To Visit

hole_courtney: I agree that some of the charm could be taken away from the district, but I think the business owners would probably welcome it, considering it would open up the area to direct rail lines to the rest of the city, especially the Richmond and Sunset (N-Judah), both of which have a large...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite City To Visit
Replies: 27
Views: 2262

RE: Favorite City To Visit

Hey, Austin. MUNI's actually working on extending the street-level down Third Street into Bayview/Hunter's Point and there are plans in the pipe to extend the underground to Chinatown. Also, if you're looking for some good spotting sites at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO),...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

RE: 17th Birthday...hmm...

Hey, Martin. If you're talking about driving, it actually varies slightly from state to state here. In my state of California, most students generally start driver's education around 16 or 17, but we have a "graduated licensing" system where we young, reckless hoodlums can't drive unaccompanied by a...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

RE: 17th Birthday...hmm...

Congrats, Christian! 16 was a pretty good year for me. Hope you have the same luck!

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

RE: 17th Birthday...hmm...

Okay, KROC. I'm considering myself warned.  Big thumbs up

Cancidas: http://www.homestarrunner.com

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your Picture Part XX
Replies: 21
Views: 2638

RE: Post Your Picture Part XX

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

RE: 17th Birthday...hmm...

AA61hvy...I sort of knew that was coming (it's what I get for posting pointless threads that don't start with "Most Pointless Thread EVER")!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Oh well. I guess if the MPAA deems me old enough to watch R movies I can handle the shaft. Flyf...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 17th Birthday...hmm...
Replies: 19
Views: 1744

17th Birthday...hmm...

Okay, so as of the last hour or so, I'm 17 years old. I don't feel like I have any more freedoms but I can already tell I have a whole hell of a lot more in terms of responsibility in store. As my grandmother said, I'm (expletive) out of luck. The only perk in store is that I get to tour universitie...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disney's Miramax To Back Michael Moore Film
Replies: 45
Views: 2443

RE: Disney's Miramax To Back Michael Moore Film

Personally, I'm sick of people looking for dogmatic figureheads upon which to pin their hopes and ideals. If it's not Mike Moore, it's Rush or Mike Savage. There is no such thing as an infallable role model (unless you're religious, then that's a whole different can of worms). Neither Michael Moore ...

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by AerLingus
Fri Jul 18, 2003 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CD Of Your All Time Favorite Songs
Replies: 12
Views: 3128

RE: CD Of Your All Time Favorite Songs

01. The Clash - London Calling. 02. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated. 03. Green Day - Time Of Your Life. 04. The Libertines - Vertigo. 05. Arlo Guthrie - Alice's Restaurant. 06. <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)">U2</acronym> - Bloody Sunday. 07. AFI - Girl's N...

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by AerLingus
Thu Jul 17, 2003 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Talk About School System Sucking.....
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

RE: Talk About School System Sucking.....

Highschool, how do I hate thee. Let me count the ways. -My phys.ed. teacher from the tenth grade failed to arrive at class 70% of the days. -My music teacher from last year talked on his cell phone in class and screamed at students. -My A.P. Biology teacher from last year encouraged us to fudge impo...

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by AerLingus
Thu Jul 17, 2003 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One-Liners: Best And Worst.
Replies: 20
Views: 3025

RE: One-Liners: Best And Worst.

Oh...
In that case, a computer beat me at chess once but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

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by AerLingus
Thu Jul 17, 2003 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One-Liners: Best And Worst.
Replies: 20
Views: 3025

RE: One-Liners: Best And Worst.

Think it's bad now? Just wait...this cold sore is just gettin' started.

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