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by skidmarks
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scandinavian Aviation 2012 - Part 3
Replies: 298
Views: 46218

RE: Scandinavian Aviation 2012 - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>I am booked on Norwegian <acro...

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by skidmarks
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus Ceases Ops
Replies: 47
Views: 22930

RE: Astraeus Ceases Ops

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/theobcman" class="quote" target="_blank">theobcman</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Just out of interest the <acronym titl...

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by skidmarks
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus Ceases Ops
Replies: 47
Views: 22930

Astraeus Ceases Ops

With immediate effect Astraeus has ceased ops. and called in the receivers. We were all called in to the boardroom and given the bad news at 12 noon today. Presumably a press release will be issued by the recievers. I am currently emptying my desk and will be off home looking for work shortly. Once ...

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by skidmarks
Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus leases 757 to Nakorn Changmai Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 2184

Astraeus leases 757 to Nakorn Changmai Airways

Not sure what the scheme will be apart from basically white, but it is being re-registered. On another note, G-STRZ (27622) was handed back a few days ago and is now registered to FedEx as N965FD We're also looking at sending a couple of 737's to Gabon. Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners....

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by skidmarks
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does A "base" Really Mean?
Replies: 14
Views: 3727

RE: What Does A "base" Really Mean?

When i was working for EZy, a base meant based aircraft and crews with a maintenance facility. This could be full maintenance or simple line maintenance. So, for <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym> i would think they have an agreement with a local maintenance pr...

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by skidmarks
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Alternative To Parking Aircraft Off Season?
Replies: 13
Views: 3529

RE: An Alternative To Parking Aircraft Off Season?

One word - logistics

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Launches New Route To Iceland
Replies: 20
Views: 10014

RE: EasyJet Launches New Route To Iceland

Couple this with the projected rival to Iceland Express and things could get interesting.

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus leases 757 to Nakorn Changmai Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 2184

Astraeus leases 757 to Nakorn Changmai Airways

Astraeus are leasing their 757-28A G-STRX (25621) to Nakorn Changmai Airways, Bangkok wef 23rd November 2011. The lease is 5 months and the aircraft will be re-registered for that time. As yet we don't know what the new registration will be. Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation...

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by skidmarks
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus News
Replies: 14
Views: 6516

RE: Astraeus News

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jacobin777" class="quote" target="_blank">Jacobin777</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Is "Master Bruce" still flying with As...

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by skidmarks
Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus News
Replies: 14
Views: 6516

RE: Astraeus News

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AAMDanny" class="quote" target="_blank">AAMDanny</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Are AEU still operating for <acronym title...

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by skidmarks
Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus News
Replies: 14
Views: 6516

RE: Astraeus News

This is just the stuff that's on the move. The rest of the fleet are still doing their usual thing with iceland Express and others. When I get more details I'll expand. However, until further notice we'll be down to 8 aircraft for the next few months, and then more go. It's the incredible shrinking ...

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by skidmarks
Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Astraeus News
Replies: 14
Views: 6516

Astraeus News

Well, couldn't see anything in the forum about Astraeus so I thought I'd start a thread. G-STRZ (27622) Boeing 757-258ER is now undergoing EOL checks and will be delivered to FedEx shortly. G-STRP (136) Airbus A.320-211 is at Kemble being scrapped G-STRN (28007) Boeing 737-7L9 is being repainted and...

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by skidmarks
Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 204
Views: 8517

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now?

I'm listening to the woman opposite me belch and munch all day - drives me insane.

Just wish I had an opportunity to use an i-pod or something to block it out!!

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homo Rollcall
Replies: 247
Views: 11224

RE: Homo Rollcall

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luckyone" class="quote" target="_blank">luckyone</a> (<a href="#238" class="quote">Reply 238</a>):<br/><i>How many straight men would quibble ab...

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by skidmarks
Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homo Rollcall
Replies: 247
Views: 11224

RE: Homo Rollcall

While declining to join the gay society I must say have always been intrigued as to why A.net attracted so many guys who like other guys sexually. There seems a disproportional amount of chaps here who are quite prepared to openly flaunt their sexuality compared to other sites. Not that I'm complain...

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by skidmarks
Sat May 07, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Headcorn/Lashenden Airfield, UK
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Headcorn/Lashenden Airfield, UK

Can anyone tell me why Headcorn Airfield in kent, UK, is not in the drop down menu and does not appear on the auto-fill when uploading? There are 258 pics in the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym> at the moment and I find it strange that I have to manually fill every time I upload a pic...

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by skidmarks
Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Limbaugh Mocks Disaster In Japan
Replies: 82
Views: 3596

RE: Limbaugh Mocks Disaster In Japan

Where does "Freedom of Speech" stop and "Insulting Ignorance" start?

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Stupid Thread: Favourite Toast Topping
Replies: 40
Views: 2668

RE: Friday Stupid Thread: Favourite Toast Topping

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/signol" class="quote" target="_blank">signol</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> NO!! Most emphati...

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by skidmarks
Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Stupid Thread: Favourite Toast Topping
Replies: 40
Views: 2668

RE: Friday Stupid Thread: Favourite Toast Topping

MARMITE!!!!

Closely followed by Cheese on toast and then Baked Beans (not at the same time I might add!)

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Annual MAN Meet July 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 3309

RE: The Annual MAN Meet July 2011

If I'm still not working and can mug some old lady for the petrol costs then I'll come up.

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-US Attitude On A.net?
Replies: 69
Views: 4274

RE: Anti-US Attitude On A.net?

I thought that's why the Americans were here, so we inadequate and under-developed Europeans can take the mick!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I don't think anyone has a monopoly on being bashed on here. ...

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by skidmarks
Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, How Harmful Is Valentines Day?
Replies: 43
Views: 3840

RE: So, How Harmful Is Valentines Day?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScarletHarlot" class="quote" target="_blank">ScarletHarlot</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>C'mon guys. If Steak and <acro...

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by skidmarks
Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, How Harmful Is Valentines Day?
Replies: 43
Views: 3840

RE: So, How Harmful Is Valentines Day?

I won this year. I got the card, she didn't. But, who actually cares? It's commercial drivel and should be stopped. Mind you, the Malaysian authorities seem to be a tad OTT with their point of view. Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/old.gif" width="32...

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by skidmarks
Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It Breathes Through Its Anus...
Replies: 14
Views: 2861

RE: It Breathes Through Its Anus...

This proves that, however refined you might think you are, when it comes down to it, anything that breathes through it's arse makes you laugh/cry/throw up  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Andy  <img sr...

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by skidmarks
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.
Replies: 18
Views: 2527

RE: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.

Ah, thank you GrahamHill, i'll try doing it properly then!! <img src="http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymarks/5370796903" border="0"/><img src="http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymarks/5381269781/in/photostream/" border="0"/> Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/sm...

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by skidmarks
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.
Replies: 18
Views: 2527

RE: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.

Dammit, I followed the destructions and it still didn't work. Oh well, some of us are destined to be computer illiterate i guess.

Andy    - and feeling it!

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by skidmarks
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.
Replies: 18
Views: 2527

RE: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.

Why won't my pics show? Bloody computers!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/mad.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/old.gif" width="32" height="28" border="0"/> 

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by skidmarks
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.
Replies: 18
Views: 2527

RE: Winter 2011 Show Your Photos.

[img]http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymarks/5369787052/[img] This was right outside my window in the hostel I am staying in. More surprising as it backs on the the airport perimeter fence! [img]http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymarks/5369179129/in/photostream/[img] There were three altogether and I m...

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by skidmarks
Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?
Replies: 64
Views: 3157

RE: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?

An update on Gardermoen. it's turned out sunny and positively warm at 0 deg. I just hope it stays this way for my two days off tomorrow and tuesday so i can get some more pictures before I leave! Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/old.gif" width="32" h...

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by skidmarks
Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?
Replies: 64
Views: 3157

RE: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?

Today in Gardermoen Airport it is cloudy, dull and the temp is currently -3.7. Lots of snow still on the ground but no fresh stuff for a while. You can even see the road moarkings on the main roads now! Felt positively balmy when I left for work this morning! Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airl...

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by skidmarks
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Secession
Replies: 99
Views: 3325

RE: US Secession

Well, if the US started to split up it would certainly give the rest of the world something to watch other than kicking shit out of each other. You tried it once and look what happened - mayhem and slaughter, followed by years of moaning and whingeing. No, if any country is going to split it'll be C...

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by skidmarks
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Your Signature Mean To You
Replies: 44
Views: 3743

RE: What Does Your Signature Mean To You

Mine? Well, it should be fairly obvious but I'll explain for the little ones. You have to grow old, because unless someone invents a regeneration tank or the Elixr of Life it ain't gonna stop. However, there is absolutely no reason why you should grow up, get serious, grey and miserable. Of course, ...

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by skidmarks
Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: 7 Years In A.nut And 7000 Posts!
Replies: 81
Views: 4251

RE: Self Gloss: 7 Years In A.nut And 7000 Posts!

What a waste of 3 minutes. I'm going for a shower!!!!!

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting Sick And Tired Of All This Snow
Replies: 55
Views: 3201

RE: Getting Sick And Tired Of All This Snow

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/futurepilot16" class="quote" target="_blank">futurepilot16</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I haven't seen green gras...

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by skidmarks
Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Westboro In Utah
Replies: 68
Views: 2924

RE: Westboro In Utah

<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="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Who is staying with the Mormon f...

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by skidmarks
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Westboro In Utah
Replies: 68
Views: 2924

RE: Westboro In Utah

Oh great, the WBC nutters are going to Salt Lake and Park City the same week my stepdaughter and her boyfriend go. And they are staying with a Mormon family. Well, if they get caught up in any of their shit they will have one very irate Brit to deal with, who doesn't respect any religion that counte...

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by skidmarks
Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We Was Brung Up Propper
Replies: 44
Views: 2960

RE: We Was Brung Up Propper

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11Engineer" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11Engineer</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Currywurst and chips</i></font><...

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by skidmarks
Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Will End On March 15th
Replies: 40
Views: 6086

RE: Facebook Will End On March 15th

Does anyone keep count of the times this sort of rumour surfaces? it become a new hobby - Facebook Rumour Spotting!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviatio...

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by skidmarks
Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things You Wish Weren't Obsolete
Replies: 151
Views: 7147

RE: Things You Wish Weren't Obsolete

Hmmm, difficult, everything is so perfect these days - isn't it? I miss manners, politeness, Britain being a place people wanted to come to because it set an example of how to live. I miss women with a figure instead of looking like stick figures. I miss people taking a pride in their appearance and...

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by skidmarks
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Only In Texas: Deep-fried Beer
Replies: 20
Views: 3652

RE: Only In Texas: Deep-fried Beer

Do the Scots know about this? They're the "We'll deep fry anything" experts!!!

Andy   

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by skidmarks
Wed Dec 29, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which E-Reader Should I Choose?
Replies: 35
Views: 2885

RE: Which E-Reader Should I Choose?

I got a Kindle for Christmas. So far it's ok except for one thing. I downloaded an English-Norwegian dictionary from Amazon. All that worked great but, when you search a word, even one on the page you are on, it tells you it is not available! Otherwise it's great, and I am sure I'll suss the diction...

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by skidmarks
Sat Dec 25, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So What Did You Get
Replies: 78
Views: 5957

RE: So What Did You Get

Hmmm, well, I got an Amazon Kindle, a new wallet and, from my son, a Dalek that motors around my desk shouting "Exterminate" !!!!! And a few other things too, which were gratefully received from my family and a wonderful Christmas Dinner, cooked by my wife's neice. Andy  <img src="http://cdn-ww...

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by skidmarks
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hit It! Work It!
Replies: 23
Views: 5537

RE: Hit It! Work It!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>I read the comments first. I told myself I d...

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by skidmarks
Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777236ER" class="quote" target="_blank">777236ER</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>Human Rights legislation is a fantastic ...

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by skidmarks
Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

<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="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i> The UK is not alone in being toothless, j...

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by skidmarks
Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

<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="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>An English couple I knew in Molde were kil...

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by skidmarks
Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN: Norways Field Hospital Too Fancy...
Replies: 7
Views: 3035

RE: UN: Norways Field Hospital Too Fancy...

Do the UN realise that they are making complete fools of themselves by making statements like this? And since when has "Aid" been a quality issue? Sheesh, why do people bother..................!! Andy  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/old.gif" width="32" h...

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by skidmarks
Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NoUFO" class="quote" target="_blank">NoUFO</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>I'm sorry to hear you don't understand the con...

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by skidmarks
Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

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

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by skidmarks
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Rights Law Is An Ass
Replies: 70
Views: 5004

RE: Human Rights Law Is An Ass

This man has lost his daughter. The killer serves 4 months in jail and escapes a deportation order, which has already been made, by managing to father two children. You call that Justice? The link is the fact that this Iraqi has managed to remain in this country, which he entered illegally, free to ...

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