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by nickh
Tue Dec 06, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andrew Sachs' passing (Manuel!)
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Andrew Sachs' passing (Manuel!)

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Andrew Sachs, recently: http://n.pr/2gVkwi0 He was a multi-faceted actor in his time, and perhaps best known (at least here in the U.S.) as the hapless waiter "Manuel", in the British Sitcom "Fawlty Towers. I really felt that he was a good part...

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by nickh
Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Contact Lenses
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Contact Lenses

I wanted your opinions on contact lenses that you might use currently or have in the past, and what you liked or disliked about them... I went to my optometrist about a week ago for my annual checkup & while there, discussed that the current Accuvue Oasys (tm) [sic.] daily disposable lenses that...

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by nickh
Wed May 04, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Eat In Dallas...
Replies: 21
Views: 1924

RE: Where To Eat In Dallas...

If you find yourself in a mood for Tex-Mex food and don't mind driving about 45-minutes or so into Fort Worth (depending on where you are in Dallas), then consider making a trip to eat at "Joe T. Garcia's" restaurant. Here is the address: 2201 N Commerce St. Fort Worth, <acronym title="Caribéenne de...

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by nickh
Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ¼-inch Bit Drill Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2756

RE: ¼-inch Bit Drill Thread

Down in these Southern & Southwest locales, we have a lot Harbor Freight stores, which cater very well to what you are looking for. Unlike a retail box store (Home Depot, Lowes (I actually do shop at Lowes sometimes), Sears (are they *still in business??!) etc., take a spin around the Harbor Fre...

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by nickh
Sun Mar 20, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wait Times At DR Office
Replies: 29
Views: 2000

RE: Wait Times At DR Office

I'll say this - having been no stranger to doctor's office and hospital visits. Time slows down when you are waiting, but miraculously speeds up when you are actually visiting with the doctor. I mean, you always think that you are waiting too long (yes, three hours is a bit much for a few minutes' w...

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by nickh
Thu Mar 10, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?
Replies: 67
Views: 4416

RE: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GuitrThree" class="quote" target="_blank">GuitrThree</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Infinity are some of the WORST.</i><...

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by nickh
Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nostalgia: Honda Prelude
Replies: 1
Views: 1111

Nostalgia: Honda Prelude

This past weekend, I saw an impeccably preserved and maintained 1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS (4WS=4 Wheel Steering) iin my local grocery store parking lot. If any of you out there are Honda/Acura fans, you know that this particular model of the Honda Prelude was somewhat rare to begin with, but to ...

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by nickh
Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?
Replies: 67
Views: 4416

RE: Toyota Camry - Still A Good Car?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/coolian2" class="quote" target="_blank">coolian2</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>See if you can find something chain driven...

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by nickh
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Valentine's Day, Good Or Bad For You?
Replies: 50
Views: 2527

RE: Valentine's Day, Good Or Bad For You?

Definitely a bad V-Day for us -- we were both nursing the flu and had to cancel all our plans (a nice prix fixe 4-course dinner, roses, limo, etc.).

Oh well. There's always next year...

-N.

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by nickh
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Affluenza" Drunk Teen On The Run From Arrest
Replies: 171
Views: 7627

RE: "Affluenza" Drunk Teen On The Run From Arrest

At the risk of sounding like one of those people who like to say things like "Well, when *I* was your age, we used to have to *walk* to school, Uphill *both* ways, in the snow..." And yes, I am an old fogey, so please forgive me this little opinionated rant. But, it never ceases to amaze me that thi...

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by nickh
Sun Jan 10, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?
Replies: 52
Views: 3478

RE: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HOMER71" class="quote" target="_blank">HOMER71</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Reverend Jim's Drivers Test from Taxi</i></f...

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by nickh
Sun Jan 10, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophiles On Here? Facts Or Mere Opinions?
Replies: 21
Views: 1625

RE: Any Audiophiles On Here? Facts Or Mere Opinions?

I realize that the original post was about Bluetooth *headsets*, but I ran across this article -- check it out! <a href="http://www.avsforum.com/klipsch-reference-premiere-hd-wireless-system-with-wisa/" target="_blank">http://www.avsforum.com/klipsch-refe...iere-hd-wireless-system-with-wisa/</a> Yik...

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by nickh
Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophiles On Here? Facts Or Mere Opinions?
Replies: 21
Views: 1625

RE: Any Audiophiles On Here? Facts Or Mere Opinions?

<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="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>There is no set of Bluetooth noise-cancell...

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by nickh
Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should VW, Look Into Electric Hybrids?
Replies: 70
Views: 2577

RE: Should VW, Look Into Electric Hybrids?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ACDC8" class="quote" target="_blank">ACDC8</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>car takes forever to pair the phone with the b...

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by nickh
Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food Related Question-What Exactly Are "Spices"
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Food Related Question-What Exactly Are "Spices"

A question, and some food for thought... [smile] A friend and I were discussing ingredient labeling on packaged food over dinner last night and neither could come up with any firm definition of this question: What exactly do "they" (the food manufacturers) mean when they label their product with the...

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by nickh
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Double Gulp - Who Can Drink One?
Replies: 45
Views: 4331

RE: Double Gulp - Who Can Drink One?

<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="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>a double gulp is nearly 2 litres of c...

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by nickh
Thu Aug 13, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 10 Launch - Anybody Using It Yet?
Replies: 57
Views: 5485

RE: Windows 10 Launch - Anybody Using It Yet?

Windows 10 takes a while to build it's databases and caches around your usage patterns - at first, you will notice a considerable amount of disk activity and a fair amount of network activity - this is normal. Let it do it's thing and after a few times that you log out and log back in, you will see ...

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by nickh
Wed Jul 29, 2015 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Something On Your Bucket List
Replies: 70
Views: 4170

RE: Something On Your Bucket List

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I want to drive a V12 engined car, preferably It...

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by nickh
Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2015 April Fool's Day Jokes
Replies: 30
Views: 3143

RE: 2015 April Fool's Day Jokes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cjg225" class="quote" target="_blank">cjg225</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>A year or two ago it was Google Maps in 8-bit,...

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by nickh
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Return Of The Lincoln Continental
Replies: 37
Views: 3409

RE: Return Of The Lincoln Continental

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/af773atmsp" class="quote" target="_blank">af773atmsp</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>The lack of RWD is disappointing, but ...

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by nickh
Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Return Of The Lincoln Continental
Replies: 37
Views: 3409

Return Of The Lincoln Continental

I ran across this NewsBlurb earlier today and I thought that I would pass it along: <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/lincoln-continental-the-car-of-presidents-is-returning/2015/03/30/f525cb34-d691-11e4-bf0b-f648b95a6488_story.html" target="_blank">http://www.washingtonpost.com/busine....

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by nickh
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Pain You've Felt
Replies: 83
Views: 6455

RE: Worst Pain You've Felt

An interesting coincidence, the topic of this thread, for as I write this, I am sitting in bed, in a physical rehabilitation facility, recovering after a bad fall that shattered the upper right arm bone(s) near the ball joint and also fracturing the humerus in two places. This was caused by a bad fa...

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by nickh
Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your First Concert?
Replies: 103
Views: 3755

RE: Your First Concert?

What a trip down memory lane...! Perhaps one of the first live band concerts that I saw was "ABBA", c.1977 or so (it was in the mid-late '70s, that much I remember). The venue was unique - it was when I was living in India - the concert was at a horse & dog trace track in Pune (then called "Poon...

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by nickh
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015
Replies: 96
Views: 5826

RE: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015

I have but one request to add to all the others: Please, Please, for the love of all that is worthy: Please make people stop saying "REALLY?" after each sentence, in an effort to try and make a point about something. It is hideously annoying, ineffective and is just unnecessary. I think that the fir...

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by nickh
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paint And Interior Protection Packages For New Car
Replies: 42
Views: 5122

RE: Paint And Interior Protection Packages For New Car

I concur with most of the above comments - these "Protection Packages" that the dealerships are really nothing but a cash cow. An example - many years ago, a friend of mine bought a Honda Civic, brand new, and I went with him to pick it up. The SalesCrook (oops, I mean salesman) pushed and pushed hi...

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by nickh
Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking To Buy A Laptop
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

RE: Looking To Buy A Laptop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>just something that will last me 5+...

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by nickh
Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mainstream Supermarkets In The US
Replies: 72
Views: 5395

RE: Mainstream Supermarkets In The 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/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Both Kroger and Safeway are generating good ...

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by nickh
Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollerith Punched Cards
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

RE: Hollerith Punched Cards

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I think you'd fit in with our local ma...

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by nickh
Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollerith Punched Cards
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

RE: Hollerith Punched Cards

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/okie" class="quote" target="_blank">okie</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> $49 seems to be a little high</i></font></td></tr...

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by nickh
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollerith Punched Cards
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Hollerith Punched Cards

I ran across this nostalgic web site - it contains a lot of information and images of the old (c.) 1960s to the last of the existing punch card machines, which were used for data storage. Here it is: <a href="http://homepage.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/cards/index.html" target="_blank">http://homepage.cs.ui...

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by nickh
Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Compile A List Of Acronyms/phrases
Replies: 1
Views: 1714

Help Me Compile A List Of Acronyms/phrases

Hello all, I hope that everyone had a happy Thanksgiving and were able to catch up with friends and family. At our family table this year, one of the forks in our conversation turned to a topic that we all got a kick out of and so I decided to try and compile a list regarding the subject. The Topic ...

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by nickh
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...
Replies: 51
Views: 31184

RE: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TYCOON" class="quote" target="_blank">TYCOON</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>are you sure this was on a A300? Or America ...

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by nickh
Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...
Replies: 51
Views: 31184

RE: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...

I wish that I had a picture to share of what I think was quite possibly the filthiest aircraft that I have ever had the displeasure of flying in. Without much surprise, the airline was America West and the aircraft was a vintage Airbus A300. Obviously this experience was from well over a decade ago....

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by nickh
Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boring Destinations To Avoid?
Replies: 112
Views: 7281

RE: Boring Destinations To Avoid?

I'll share my experience with a city that while not exactly known for it's nightlife, still surprised me with how nice the people there were. I'll explain: About 14-years ago, I found myself in Boise, Idaho, on business - Boise is a quiet town, to say the least - they roll up their sidewalks around ...

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by nickh
Fri Nov 07, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ARTICLE: How Time Is Kept (U.S. Atomic Clocks)
Replies: 1
Views: 1957

ARTICLE: How Time Is Kept (U.S. Atomic Clocks)

I ran across this article about the Atomic Clocks that NIST and the USNO maintain, the very devices that countless other technologies depend on in order to function correctly. I thought that I would pass it along, in case any of you are interested in knowing more about this subject. Here is the link...

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by nickh
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R.I.P. Tom Magliozzi (Car Talk)
Replies: 15
Views: 2083

R.I.P. Tom Magliozzi (Car Talk)

I found out today that National Public Radio (NPR)'s "Car Talk" co-host, Tom Magliozzi, passed away at 71. He was suffering from Alzheimer's and other conditions. I used to catch their show as often as I could - it was part of my Saturday morning wake-up ritual, along with the show "Wait! Wait! Don'...

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by nickh
Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Im Starting My Dream - PPL Training. Which Headset
Replies: 13
Views: 11212

RE: Im Starting My Dream - PPL Training. Which Headset

I wonder - has anyone tried the Sennheiser series of Aviation Headphones (all are with ANC) and if so, your thoughts?

-Nick

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by nickh
Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: My Pencil Drawings Of Aircraft - 2
Replies: 17
Views: 13341

RE: My Pencil Drawings Of Aircraft - 2

You have an amazing eye for detail, as well as art form.

Please, Do post some more of your sketches and drawings!

-Nick

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by nickh
Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Routes With Little/No Airway Usage?
Replies: 5
Views: 3498

RE: Routes With Little/No Airway Usage?

This would qualify as one of the shortest (commercial) flights: Some time ago, at least since 2002, the last time that I checked, Continental (CO) Express had a regularly scheduled flight from Houston Intercontinental (<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas"...

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by nickh
Sat Oct 25, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's Have Some Silly Fun!
Replies: 29
Views: 2844

RE: Let's Have Some Silly Fun!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> 8 - ?, I'm at a loss</i></font></td></tr></...

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by nickh
Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest Oil Price
Replies: 12
Views: 7150

RE: Latest Oil Price

Although I realize that this is in a slightly different vein of conversation in this thread, still in keeping with the subject of continuing drop in oil prices, I have noticed that the price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline here in Houston, Texas, according to GasBuddy.com and other such sit...

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by nickh
Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"
Replies: 59
Views: 6413

RE: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/csturdiv" class="quote" target="_blank">csturdiv</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Ironically enough in Sydney there is a b...

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by nickh
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"
Replies: 59
Views: 6413

RE: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NOLAWildcat" class="quote" target="_blank">NOLAWildcat</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>Too bad we never got to see Coach ...

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by nickh
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.
Replies: 85
Views: 4270

RE: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JJJ" class="quote" target="_blank">JJJ</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>Quite a few cars get fake engine noise through the...

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by nickh
Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.
Replies: 85
Views: 4270

RE: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>I just can't get excited about an electric car...

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by nickh
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.
Replies: 85
Views: 4270

RE: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mad99" class="quote" target="_blank">Mad99</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>Do you keep it fully charged, meaning plug it ...

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by nickh
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.
Replies: 85
Views: 4270

RE: Tesla Model D: 0-60 In 3.2 Secs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planemaker" class="quote" target="_blank">planemaker</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>The vast majority of city residents ...

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by nickh
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beard Trimmer Suggestions
Replies: 24
Views: 6869

RE: Beard Trimmer Suggestions

I am surprised that no one mentioned the BRAUN series of facial hair care products - I keep a light mustache and beard (much to the lady's dismay) but at least I am not a ZZTOP poster boy. I have always used Norelco products, as well as mechanical shavers - I even own a couple of straight blade razo...

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by nickh
Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Airlines Retire Their B 747-400s So Early?
Replies: 69
Views: 22474

RE: Why Do Airlines Retire Their B 747-400s So Early?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wilco737" class="quote" target="_blank">wilco737</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>The 748 is doing a good job, but the 77W o...

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by nickh
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Of...
Replies: 45
Views: 3803

RE: Top 5 Of...

Top 5 train journeys that I would love to take in my life: 1: The Amtrak Sunset Limited - the full route-and to be able to take my time in doing so.* 2: The Trans Siberian Railroad (probably would have to be in First Class, though.** 3: The New Orient Express*** 4: The "Australian" version of the 'O...

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