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by n229nw
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 45 Says Obama Bugged His Office
Replies: 343
Views: 10958

Re: 45 Says Obama Bugged His Office

tommy1808 wrote:
Does Trump really not know that Germany contributes about three times as much money per Capita into the NATO budget than the USA?


You may have noticed by now, but he doesn't know much of anything, and he believes he is right about everything he doesn't know ^&% about...

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by n229nw
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Obamacare To "Wedontcare"
Replies: 209
Views: 7883

Re: From Obamacare To "Wedontcare"

So what happens now ? They will gut it through the back channel silently (through HHS etc rather than through major legislation) to make it as big a mess as possible for everyone, then blame Obama and try again. Stay vigilant and we need to make sure the courts are involved. He is completely unprep...

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by n229nw
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How fair are the laws in Israel
Replies: 24
Views: 1093

Re: How fair are the laws in Israel

Elor Azara a medic in the Israeli force, who suppose to help injured people, with cold blood shoots a Palestinian already injured,disarmed and kills him. The fair laws in Israel sentences him to only 18 months of prison, only, in the same time Palestinian children get up to 3.5 years for throwing a...

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by n229nw
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel
Replies: 146
Views: 9781

Re: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel

These are great times in the stock market - largest percentage increase following a presidential election since 1928... 1928....that worked out real well long term, didn't it? :scratchchin: Looking at the leadership of Europe and the U. K., I would think you'd probably be better off here than there...

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by n229nw
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whitehouse Bans Press from Briefing
Replies: 57
Views: 2548

Re: Whitehouse Bans Press from Briefing

Many Republicans put party ahead of country. It would take moderates like John McCain and Lindsey Graham to break with the far right to do this. When/if they do, those two will be drummed out of the party. 1.) Just because they are criticizing Trump a bit doesn't make Graham and "Bomb Bomb Bom...

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by n229nw
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netherlands introduces itself to Trump
Replies: 32
Views: 3153

Re: The Netherlands introduces itself to Trump

AirPacific747 wrote:
Quite funny. I really hope Trump will watch it at some stage. Hopefully he'll be able to see the humor.


Hmmm....I would hope he doesn't watch it. He might bomb Amsterdam if he gets pissed off.

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by n229nw
Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Scourge Of The "Fake News" Phenomena
Replies: 58
Views: 2119

Re: The Scourge Of The "Fake News" Phenomena

The entire concept of fake news (as if you could contain or define it) is ludicrous. Notability, import, and context (significance) are the eye of the beholder. A news story is a point of view, but you want to reduce subjectivity as much as possible -- makes it more true. Alas, news writing involve...

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by n229nw
Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest DC9's
Replies: 25
Views: 4347

Re: Northwest DC9's

LOL, this thread reminds me of the glory days of A.net when I joined 12 years ago, and half the threads were abour NW DC-9 retirements.

I appreciate that if you are going to troll, you should do it in a maximum-nostalgia way!

:mrgreen:

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by n229nw
Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you replay old games?
Replies: 42
Views: 1788

Re: Do you replay old games?

HA! I have the oldest games of you all...(I think) Archon on the Apple IIe. Now that's a game. And I dust it off sometimes. On a working IIe. I loved Utopia on Intelevision too. That was long before there was Sim City and Civilization and all that. But I don't have a working intellivistion, so that ...

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by n229nw
Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches
Replies: 223
Views: 6698

Re: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches

What a stupid, provocative, counter-productive policy. I hope (and assume) it will be struck down by the court this week. You now basically have a French equivalent to Saudi etc. morality police telling women what they can and can't wear. In no way is this a public safety issue, like one could argue...

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by n229nw
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What IS Trump's Game?
Replies: 60
Views: 2451

Re: What IS Trump's Game?

PVJIN has to be the greatest troll this website has ever seen. Over the last few months, it has become clear that he is not just a rightwing fearmonger, but that his arguments are so self-destructive and so contradictory, and so incendiary that he cannot possibly believe them. One minute, he is defe...

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by n229nw
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clint Eastwood Sounds off on the Millenials
Replies: 48
Views: 2034

Re: Clint Eastwood Sounds off on the Millenials

[http://listverse.com/2010/10/26/10-ridiculous-cases-of-political-correctness/] [https://uk.news.yahoo.com/10-examples-ridiculous-political-correctness-150911412.html] Check these out and see how you feel on this topic. Quite interesting to say the least! My response about those lists: 1.) Half of ...

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by n229nw
Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stop naming mass murderers in the press?
Replies: 16
Views: 1044

Stop naming mass murderers in the press?

With all these recent mass murder events, there have been many overlapping factors that are discussed to death. Some have been politically motivated (by people proclaiming their allegiance to ISIS, or the far right, etc.), some have been facilitated by access to assault weapons and other guns. Perso...

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by n229nw
Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unarmed black man shot while laying on ground, hands in the air
Replies: 60
Views: 1874

Re: Unarmed black man shot while laying on ground, hands in the air

http://usuncut.com/news/north-miami-cop-charles-kinsey/ And here's this year's award winner for the worst excuse: the cop was actually trying to shoot the Autistic man playing with the truck, AFTER the care taker told the cops that the man was Autistic, but missed and hit the care taker in the leg....

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by n229nw
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?
Replies: 106
Views: 2670

Re: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?

Old white dirtbag claims America is a flaming dump that he wants to "make great again" = patriot! Black woman says she's proud of a country making a comeback = communist sympathizer that needs to be drawn and quartered. Damn. You nailed that...but Dreadnought will never see this double st...

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by n229nw
Wed Jul 20, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?
Replies: 106
Views: 2670

Re: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?

At least she actually likes her country, unlike Michelle. You have the most fantastically (and terrifyingly) distorted understanding of this that I can possibly imagine. You talk about liberal thought police? Yet you are the most thought policing person imaginable. You seriously are unable to allow...

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by n229nw
Sat Jul 16, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate
Replies: 28
Views: 1760

Re: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate

MaverickM11 wrote:
Looking forward to seeing how this evangelical turd bucket and recently saved Trump plan to attack the major threat of porn and electromagnetic pulses.


Thanks for making my day. When you don't know whether to laugh or cry, laughing is usually better for the psyche!!

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by n229nw
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4118

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

I'm an educated person and I realize what kind of effects social and economic factors have on a population and more specifically minorities, but you don't see African Americans plowing trucks into people and shooting airports and other public spaces up with AK-47's. Why do I mention African America...

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by n229nw
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4118

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

Does it matter if their parents had status of being refugees or immigrants? Their genetic, religious and cultural background is the same and it can't be a coincidence that its time after time again people with the same religious, cultural and genetic background committing these horrible crimes. You...

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by n229nw
Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4118

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

And I just logged into my Facebook account and turned on the TV. Total silence on both fronts. Last week there was nonstop news coverage and outrage expressed on both. I guess lives don't matter to people in the US unless they are white US citizens. I am sickened by this. Seriously? There is alread...

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by n229nw
Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bernie endorses Hillary
Replies: 31
Views: 1107

Re: Bernie endorses Hillary

I'm not calling him a sellout, but I would've liked to see him run independent and shake the foundation of the 2-party system we are so used to and complain about, but don't do anything to change it. I could not disagree with this post more. This is exactly how Nader handed us 8 years of Bush. That...

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by n229nw
Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8930

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

BLM is a terrorist organization. This is a war on White people and White European-American Society. 2+2=5! 2+2=5! People who say that 2+2 is 4 are trying to commit genocide against white people!!! You know what the sad thing about what I just wrote is? It is more true than your post. But I think yo...

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by n229nw
Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elie Wiesel, Nobeloriate and Holocaust Survivor, dead at 87
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: Elie Wiesel, Nobeloriate and Holocaust Survivor, dead at 87

Elie Wiesel was an interesting phenomenon: an example of how horrible suffering at the hands of an inhuman, evil government, coupled to literary talent, still does not make you a good person by default. He used his victimhood in the most self-serving way--fighting for years to keep other victims of ...

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by n229nw
Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass migration to a new website?
Replies: 46
Views: 2471

Re: Mass migration to a new website?

However, In the end, people get used to it and adapt. I can get used to the new colors and the new format. In fact, I already have. What I can NOT get used to is having to sign back in multiple times per day and getting my posts deleted because the website randomly logged me out. Now, if DM were in...

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by n229nw
Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

It's Gove being PM I worry about It's my view that Gove's hatchet job will have done himself as much harm as it did BoJo. I'm of the view (hope) that Theresa May will win the contest. Honest question: how do you picture her leadership would shape up. She's scary to me. I'm slightly encouraged by he...

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by n229nw
Sat Jul 02, 2016 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

The Uk will come out of it stronger than ever. Free from the chains of the EU and still the most exciting and interesting place for business in Europe. There is a reason why all successful airlines in the EU have their roots in the British market. And London as a global financial hub will just laug...

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by n229nw
Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2541
Views: 233442

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Ongoing problems: Cannot stay signed in, on any browser. Have to re-sign in every time I come to the site/forum. Then, if I was reading a thread, can't go back to where I was before I signed in without navigating back there step by step and searching through the replies. I miss being able to respond...

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by n229nw
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

British people will still be able to go and work in the EU; to live; to travel; to study; to buy homes and to settle down. https://abload.de/img/aliwrzsa.jpg best regards Thomas It is truly amazing to me that Boris can still be spouting these 100% outright and immediately disprovable lies--that Bri...

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by n229nw
Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

It seems Roy Hodgson is a man who believes in the democratic will of the people and has taken England out of Europe before Boris...

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by n229nw
Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

Braybuddy wrote:
Em . . . you obviously don't see the irony of using a picture of that well-known democrat and champion of free speech, Vladimir Putin, in your profile . . . :lol:


Logic is not the strong suit with that one...

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by n229nw
Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

It seems that Brexit has brought out the nutters in the UK to the fore. Good luck, those who have voted to remain and the immigrants who thought Britain was a place to get a fresh start. http://www.facebook.com/sarah.leblanc.7 ... 985&type=3 That is devastating. It is important for cynical poli...

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by n229nw
Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Veep-stakes: Place Your Bets
Replies: 46
Views: 2585

Re: RE: Presidential Veep-stakes: Place Your Bets

I am of the belief that for the first woman to run for President in the US to pick another woman and create an all female ticket might not be too smart. It just might cause a male backlash. It might even cause a few divorces. Not a good idea in my mind.    Anyone who is misogynist enough not to vot...

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by n229nw
Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

scbriml wrote:
RobK wrote:
Is that the best you could do? :mrgreen:


From a country that could yet elect Trump as president? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Clearly you didn't read the last line in the article... :lol:

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by n229nw
Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

My depression over this is sinking in, but here is a little dark humo(u)r for the occasion:

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/british-lose-right-to-claim-that-americans-are-dumber

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by n229nw
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33739

Re: EU referendum today

2 things saddened me today a) A guy in the office shouting that we can now 'send them all back' and then turning to the German girls sitting next to him an saying 'Erm not you off course' b) Someone I know who has moved to Europe and only speaks English and has no intention of learning the local la...

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by n229nw
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friend Flying FL FLL-ATL Friday.
Replies: 146
Views: 23672

Re: Friend Flying FL FLL-ATL Friday.

Best...bump...EVER

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by n229nw
Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Case of Shooting - This Time In The UK
Replies: 50
Views: 3076

Re: Another Case of Shooting - This Time In The UK

I'm actually happy to double down on my original reply. You're talking absolute nonsense. It's scary you think that way. How exactly is it nonsense? Are you saying that Breivik had no political motive? Perhaps you should do some research before writing nonsense, now you are just being a stereotypic...

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by n229nw
Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2541
Views: 233442

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Two issues, already mentioned in passing by others, but I don't see any response when I search: 1.) My followers and following lists were switched, definitely, when the website upgraded. And I believe this may be true with everyone. That's a big thing that should be fixable with a quick fix. 2.) Won...

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by n229nw
Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Radical MALE Extremists
Replies: 38
Views: 2440

Re: Radical MALE Extremists

Don't believe me? Just compare Europe and the US. We here in Europe tend to have more liberal attitudes on prostitution, the business being legal nearly everywhere, while in the US it's legal in just couple of counties in Nevada I believe. We also have significantly less gun violence. Similarly in ...

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by n229nw
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netanyahu responds to Orlando
Replies: 11
Views: 1250

Re: Netanyahu responds to Orlando

But call me skeptical for believing this is just a "you see? we also suffer from 'radical Muslims'" moment. That sums up my thoughts. I am very upset by the sudden outpouring of "sympathy" for LGBT people by conservatives who only care because they are using the situation to pro...

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by n229nw
Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another USA Mass Shooting - Gays This Time!
Replies: 217
Views: 7674

RE: Another USA Mass Shooting - Gays This Time!

<a href="http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jun/13/orlando-massacre-omar-mateens-ex-wife-says-he-beat-her-and-held-her-hostage" target="_blank">http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...s-he-beat-her-and-held-her-hostage</a> Excerpts: <i> Omar Mateen’s former wife says the man responsible for Amer...

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by n229nw
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another USA Mass Shooting - Gays This Time!
Replies: 217
Views: 7674

RE: Another USA Mass Shooting - Gays This Time!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Actually, it seems that this one will be...

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by n229nw
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pets In Cars Debate
Replies: 76
Views: 2966

RE: Pets In Cars Debate

What is it about dogs in particular that makes people so extraordinarily extreme on all sides, because they are cute? I don't know why but the hypocrisy gets me. Many of those who would bust windows, call 911, key cars, and generally go all vigilante because of a dog left alone for three minutes, or...

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by n229nw
Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do We Show Fellow A-Netter Respect?
Replies: 18
Views: 2012

RE: Do We Show Fellow A-Netter Respect?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>for example "Do we need pigeons?...

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by n229nw
Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Do If Trump Wins The Presidency?
Replies: 207
Views: 5689

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

I will be truly scared. I really wish I liked Hillary, but it is extremely important for all those die-hard Bernie people now to hold their noses and vote for her, because she is not by any crazy stretch "the same as Trump." <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font si...

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by n229nw
Tue May 31, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do We Show Fellow A-Netter Respect?
Replies: 18
Views: 2012

RE: Do We Show Fellow A-Netter Respect?

The search function has not worked for years now. It does not show any posts for me less than three years old. There is a thread in site-related about this, but they clearly have no intention of fixing it. I don't ever even bother with it anymore, except now and then (like every couple of months) I ...

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by n229nw
Tue May 03, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Chainsaw Couple In Höxter-Germany
Replies: 15
Views: 1895

RE: Texas Chainsaw Couple In Höxter-Germany

<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="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> our cereal killers are better.</i></font></...

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by n229nw
Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: God Never Planned For Same Sex Marriages Part 2
Replies: 52
Views: 2897

RE: God Never Planned For Same Sex Marriages 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/Airstud" class="quote" target="_blank">Airstud</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i> I got it from Agnes. </i></font></td></tr...

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by n229nw
Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tubman To Replace Jackson On $20 (US) Bill
Replies: 71
Views: 3469

RE: Tubman To Replace Jackson On $20 (US) Bill

<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="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>I can not make someone feel any more or le...

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by n229nw
Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freedom Of Speech And Dangerous Films
Replies: 38
Views: 2125

RE: Freedom Of Speech And Dangerous Films

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BMI727" class="quote" target="_blank">BMI727</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>There is no line. Any attempt to draw or ackno...

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