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by Sunair
Sun Jul 27, 2003 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Personal Website
Replies: 13
Views: 2732

RE: Your Personal Website

I don't give a rat's ass what you think Matt D. All that you're doing is making these forums ever more bitchier than they already are. I'll give you the "bitch of the year" prize, k? Or maybe the "personal grudge against me" prize... since that's what I think your little post is all about. And you k...

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by Sunair
Sun Jul 27, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Personal Website
Replies: 13
Views: 2732

Your Personal Website

OK, we haven't had one of these in a while, so I thought I'd start off another topic, as I know many people have their own websites... Mine: <a href="http://www.joeykewl.8m.net" target=_blank>http://www.joeykewl.8m.net</a> And don't forget to tag me/sign the guestbook. SunAir  <img src="/discus...

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by Sunair
Fri Jul 25, 2003 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baby Born With 3 Legs
Replies: 13
Views: 3285

Baby Born With 3 Legs

whoa... From <a href="http://www.worldonline.co.za/news/news_center_030724.636034.html" target=_blank>http://www.worldonline.co.za/news/news_center_030724.636034.html</a>: <b>[Cape Town, July 24]</b> - A baby boy born with three legs and two male organs around the hip is to be flown to the Red Cross...

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by Sunair
Wed Jul 23, 2003 6:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela
Replies: 9
Views: 1882

RE: Happy Birthday Mr Mandela

By the way, his name on the aircraft wasn't the only present the old man received... He even got a bridge named after him! The new Nelson Mandela Bridge was opened last sunday (20 July) in central Johannesburg, spanning 24 railway lines and linking the suburbs of Braamfontein and Newtown. <img src="...

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by Sunair
Wed Jul 16, 2003 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net-type Sites For Other Hobbies?
Replies: 21
Views: 3223

RE: Airliners.net-type Sites For Other Hobbies?

I also visit <a href="http://www.skyscraperpage.com/forum" target=_blank>http://www.skyscraperpage.com/forum</a> but I don't find the forums nearly as wild as a.net is (or at least, used to be)... SunAir  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> (chief on sspage....

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by Sunair
Fri Jul 11, 2003 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S Places With Foreign City/Country Names
Replies: 40
Views: 21807

RE: U.S Places With Foreign City/Country Names

Well there are threee Johannesburg's in the USA...

Johannesburg, California
Johannesburg, Michigan
Johannesburg, Wisconson

Wow...  Wow!

I wonder if they actually know who their city is named after...

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by Sunair
Wed Jul 09, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The First Concert You Saw And At What Age?
Replies: 50
Views: 5234

RE: What Is The First Concert You Saw And At What Age?

Whitney Houston performing at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, in 1993.

I was 9 back then.

Twas very bewildering...

SunAir  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Sunair
Mon Jun 30, 2003 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 70
Views: 4040

RE: How Many Countries Have You Been To?

Only 12 so far... 1) South Africa 2) Botswana 3) Namibia 4) Lesotho 5) United Kingdom (twice) 6) France 7) Spain 8) Austria 9) Czech Republic 10) Slovakia 11) Cape Verde (for like an hour, and I slept through it <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> ) 12) United States (3...

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by Sunair
Mon Jun 30, 2003 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

<i> Besides, why SHOULD we/they?</i> Well then how else is this <b>HUGE</b> gap between the west and the east going to be solved? <i>Sure this "out of the kindness od our hearts"</i> So did the US go into Iraq for monetary reasons, or to liberate the people of Iraq "out of the kindness of our hearts...

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by Sunair
Mon Jun 30, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

No no, you see AC320 I don't think I am wrong. I think you "simply are wrong." The problem comes in the form of Patent abuse. Many of the pharmaceutical companies hold patents to various anti-retroviral drugs, such as AZT and NVP. Since they have patents, they can control the monopoly and as such th...

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by Sunair
Sun Jun 29, 2003 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should Passing HIV Be A Crime?
Replies: 18
Views: 1677

RE: Should Passing HIV Be A Crime?

I believe in South Africa, this is also a crime. However, as someone mentioned, charging this crime will be a massive bureaucratic process. Firstly, one would have to <b>establish</b> whether someone has HIV or not. The symptoms may not immediately be identifiable, and therefore it may be years afte...

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by Sunair
Sun Jun 29, 2003 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

ModernArt: <i>According to the World Health Organization, the number of new cancer cases exceed 10 million per year.</i> I stand corrected. The number of HIV/AIDS cases, however, was at <b>36</b> million for the year 2000. Still a huge margin between the two diseases. As said, one can only wonder wh...

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by Sunair
Sun Jun 29, 2003 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

NWA <i>To do it correctly, you would have to figure out all the people who died of aids, and have aids.</i> And what about those people who have contracted HIV? Once an individual contracts HIV, they are doomed to death simply because, unless a cure is found, all HIV cases will develop into full blo...

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by Sunair
Sat Jun 28, 2003 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

I'd like to add something about changing lifestyles which, and I agree 100%, would significantly reduce the number of AIDS cases worldwide. The west = educated. Most people in the west know about the dangers of HIV. The 'East' = uneducated. Most people haven't even heard of HIV. And try explaining a...

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by Sunair
Sat Jun 28, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

NWA I disagree. Statstics taken from <a href="http://www-dep.iarc.fr/globocan/globocan.html" target=_blank>http://www-dep.iarc.fr/globocan/globocan.html</a> and <a href="http://www.aegis.org/factshts/niaid/2000/niaid2000_fact_sheet_aidsstat.html" target=_blank>http://www.aegis.org/factshts/niaid/200...

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by Sunair
Sat Jun 28, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?
Replies: 69
Views: 2373

RE: HIV/AIDS - Closer To A Cure?

B757300 How ignorant and blind you are of the rest of the world! You know, the huge amount of anti-American sentiment that abounds in this world is because of ignorant Americans like you, who cannot see beyond the 50 states in the USA (and Iraq) and have a good look at the real problems in this worl...

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by Sunair
Sat Jun 14, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heads Up All Trance/House Addicts!
Replies: 20
Views: 2034

RE: Heads Up All Trance/House Addicts!

Give me funky house any day...!!! Big grin

It's just... beautiful!  Smile

SunAir  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Sunair
Wed Jun 11, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time For UK/US To Invade Zimbabwe?
Replies: 40
Views: 3217

RE: Time For UK/US To Invade Zimbabwe?

Another event to add to the history books... I still don't believe the UK/US should 'invade' Zimbabwe, but I do believe it's time for the troica of <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym>, Nigeria and Australia to take a far more proactive approach. A start would be for Nigeria and South...

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by Sunair
Tue Jun 10, 2003 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did South African Airways Drop UAE?
Replies: 11
Views: 2762

RE: Why Did South African Airways Drop UAE?

<i>White South Africans are the flavour of the month at <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>- and have been for some time.</i> Really?? hey that's brilliant news for me! I'm a white South...

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by Sunair
Sun Jun 08, 2003 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time For UK/US To Invade Zimbabwe?
Replies: 40
Views: 3217

RE: Time For UK/US To Invade Zimbabwe?

Allesandro is spot on... Zimbabwe is South Africa's headache, and as long as Mbeki continues his quiet diplomacy act, nothing is going to happen. Whilst I don't think it is right for a country to "invade" (as though invasion is a good thing these days... ) another sovereign country, the fact is quie...

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by Sunair
Sun Jun 01, 2003 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!
Replies: 14
Views: 3268

RE: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!

Mika -- I was going to go to the party, but alas, my poor pathetic money situation saw me giving it a skip! <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I heard it was really, really kewl... I've never been there before, but if i'm not mistaken, it's 5 stories, and consists of n...

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by Sunair
Sat May 31, 2003 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!
Replies: 14
Views: 3268

RE: It's That Time Of The Week Again. P.A.R.T.Y!

Well last night I went out to party at this one club in Joburg called Tequila Roc.. was really kewl! Tonight I might do movies... As for the rest of the weekend... it's study study STUDY! I have a constitutional law exam on thursday...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying"> ...

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by Sunair
Sat May 24, 2003 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai: World Best Airport 2003
Replies: 25
Views: 4026

RE: Dubai: World Best Airport 2003

Thanks QANTAS747 - will take your advice!  Smile

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by Sunair
Thu May 22, 2003 3:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Petition: Bring Back Non-Av For Us!
Replies: 105
Views: 1940

RE: Petition: Bring Back Non-Av For Us!

Signed,

SunAir  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Sunair
Thu May 22, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai: World Best Airport 2003
Replies: 25
Views: 4026

RE: Dubai: World Best Airport 2003

Hi there I'm going through <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> on my way to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> at the end of the year, and I was wondering if I sh...

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by Sunair
Sat May 17, 2003 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2012 Olympic Bids
Replies: 41
Views: 3419

RE: 2012 Olympic Bids

Johnboy That's the thing - I don't think they have put in a bid. I think this is dissappointing though, because I really believe Cape Town could pull it off very well indeed. Agree with you about Beunos Aires... they also put in a bid for 2004, remember, along with Cape Town, Athens, I *think* Paris...

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by Sunair
Sat May 17, 2003 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2012 Olympic Bids
Replies: 41
Views: 3419

RE: 2012 Olympic Bids

AerLingus: Thanks for the support. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Glad to know someone still remembers our continent. It's ironic that on a world map, we're in the centre... haha  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I'm very sure Cape Town ...

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by Sunair
Fri May 16, 2003 6:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2012 Olympic Bids
Replies: 41
Views: 3419

RE: 2012 Olympic Bids

I have no clue why the North Americans and the Europeans are complaining so much about who should get the olympics between the two continents. The fact is that the games have never been held in Africa or in South America. These two continents are also part of the world, and we tend to be forgotten a...

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by Sunair
Mon May 12, 2003 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wolverine's Fury ->X2
Replies: 16
Views: 3053

RE: Wolverine's Fury ->X2

Yeah I saw it on friday night. 3 words: brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. Absolutely loved it! Agree with you about Nightcrawler - they did an amazing job with him. Also loved Mystique - so, mysterious indeed! <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> How did you like the scen...

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by Sunair
Mon May 12, 2003 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Going To A Dance Party This Wkend?
Replies: 15
Views: 2713

RE: Anyone Going To A Dance Party This Wkend?

I was going to go to this big ass party at Club Kilimanjaro here in Joburg last night, but I ended up doing club duvet, followed by Club Pillows... hehe.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> It sounded like it rocked though... apparantly, MTV was there. Then you know... the ...

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by Sunair
Fri May 09, 2003 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your AIM Screen Name?
Replies: 43
Views: 7077

RE: Whats Your AIM Screen Name?

AIM: chief1440
YIM: flyer1440
MSN: [email protected]

Add me if you so wish...

Tommy.  Wink/being sarcastic

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by Sunair
Thu May 08, 2003 6:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Safety Cards Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 8591

RE: Your Safety Cards Collection

Hmmm... I have about 120, but I haven't been collecting/trading for about a year and a half, so it's no wonder I don't have many... My collection isn't as exotic as some people here... <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> My most exotic is a kulula.com 737-400... haven't...

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by Sunair
Thu May 08, 2003 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Thing Austrian?
Replies: 16
Views: 2099

RE: Your Favourite Thing Austrian?

My favourite thing Austrian: <li> A town called Bad Ischel in the west of Austria, not far from Munich or Salzburg. <li> The Hot Chocolate of the cafe's in Bad Ischel and Vienna <li> The cities of Salzburg and Vienna <li> And of course, Sachertorte My worst thing Austrian: <li> Sauerkraut...ugh, ugh...

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by Sunair
Thu May 08, 2003 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! I'm Overeating!
Replies: 16
Views: 2097

RE: Help! I'm Overeating!

Don't worry about the overeasting! I ate like a pig during my final school exams, and I did just fine! My theory is that your brain needs food to think... When the exams are over (and the partying afterwards  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> ), then go on a diet, go to ...

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by Sunair
Wed May 07, 2003 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Kind Of Dog Do You Have?
Replies: 41
Views: 6204

RE: What Kind Of Dog Do You Have?

My baby is a darling 3 y/o Rottweiler by the name of Amore. She is such a character, and has a very loving nature. She can, of course, be a bitch when needs be... But on the whole, she is a sweetheart!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> And ImissPiedmont, like your rottie,...

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by Sunair
Thu May 01, 2003 10:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Fav "Feel Good" Song...
Replies: 34
Views: 2864

RE: Your Fav "Feel Good" Song...

  • "The Frog Song" by Paul McCartney
  • "Rome wasn't built in a day" by Morcheeba.

    SunAir  Wink/being sarcastic

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  • by Sunair
    Thu May 01, 2003 10:51 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: As GAY As Your CAR -- How Do You Rank?
    Replies: 57
    Views: 14596

    RE: As GAY As Your CAR -- How Do You Rank?

    <i>Well SunAir...I did check your profile which lists 'drama' as a hobby. So I'm thinking even if you didn't drive the Audi....you'd probably be gay.</i> *cringe* ah well, tough shit, I love drama!! <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> And I don't really care if it place...

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    by Sunair
    Tue Apr 29, 2003 7:52 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: As GAY As Your CAR -- How Do You Rank?
    Replies: 57
    Views: 14596

    RE: As GAY As Your CAR -- How Do You Rank?

    Greg says <i>I assumed that Audi was the official homomobile. Every guy I know who has one is gay.....</i> Well I have an Audi so I guess you can add me to your list  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> As for my dream car... Peugeot 306 anyday! They should add this car to...

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    by Sunair
    Tue Apr 29, 2003 7:37 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Pics Of Your Car, Havent Hade One In A While
    Replies: 38
    Views: 4571

    RE: Pics Of Your Car, Havent Hade One In A While

    My car: silver Audi <acronym title="Aegean Aviation (Greece)">A3</acronym> 1.8 5 speed <img src="http://assets.audi.co.za/a3/gallery2.jpg" border=3> <img src="http://assets.audi.co.za/a3/gallery1.jpg" border=3> SunAir  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic">

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    by Sunair
    Sat Apr 26, 2003 2:02 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Winnie Mandela Found Guilty Of Fraud
    Replies: 20
    Views: 3370

    RE: Winnie Mandela Found Guilty Of Fraud

    Scotty -- Hmmmm, I would say the general feeling is that justice should be served. (Check out the poll of <a href="http://www.worldonline.co.za" target=_blank>http://www.worldonline.co.za</a>) Personally I believe she should go to jail, however like SAA737-244, I think she'll be given a presidential...

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    by Sunair
    Fri Apr 25, 2003 6:16 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Winnie Mandela Found Guilty Of Fraud
    Replies: 20
    Views: 3370

    RE: Winnie Mandela Found Guilty Of Fraud

    Jaysit and Heavymetal, you have it spot on! Jcs17, you do not live in South Africa, and therefore it is very difficult for you to comprehend the situation here at the moment. I can tell you, as a proud South African, that we have one of the most liberal constitutions in the world that guarantees fre...

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    by Sunair
    Wed Mar 19, 2003 4:36 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Favorite Travel Destinations
    Replies: 48
    Views: 1869

    RE: Favorite Travel Destinations

    Top Destinations for me: Paris DisneyWorld New York City Sonic: <i>Places I wouldn't want to go (but would go if someone would offer me free journey with no time needed to waste on visas, etc.): Baghdad, Iraq Pyongyang, North Korea Johanesburg, South Africa Kabul, Afghanistan Manyo other third world...

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    by Sunair
    Mon Mar 17, 2003 3:55 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Physics Help!
    Replies: 19
    Views: 1633

    RE: Physics Help!

    "This methodology is a part of "dimensional analysis", which is used in some sciences to construct equations where physical models are not well understood." So are these equations (v=u+at, v^2=U^2+2as etc...) incorrect? These equations are part of what I got my final physics school certificate on! &...

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    by Sunair
    Sun Mar 16, 2003 7:49 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cricket World Cup
    Replies: 164
    Views: 8255

    RE: Cricket World Cup

    Polly has been axed as captain of South Africa!! <a href="http://www.worldonline.co.za/news/news_center_030316.592071.html" target=_blank>http://www.worldonline.co.za/news/news_center_030316.592071.html</a> Hmmm...I personally don't think that's too kosher. I certainly don't believe it should be our...

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    by Sunair
    Sun Mar 16, 2003 7:43 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Physics Help!
    Replies: 19
    Views: 1633

    RE: Physics Help!

    Uhh, or you just use this equation:

    v=u + 2as

    v=0ms
    u=40ms
    s=100m

    0=40 + 2(a)(100)
    -40 = 200a
    a=-5ms^-2
    Therefore acceleration = 5ms^-2 deceleration

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    by Sunair
    Thu Mar 06, 2003 6:14 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cricket World Cup
    Replies: 164
    Views: 8255

    RE: Cricket World Cup

    Banco: Yeah, you've got some good points there. I admit I am also in two minds about whether England should have played in Zimbabwe or not. On the one hand, Zimbabwean cricket fans and players, who have no interest in politics, have lost out because a game wasn't played there. England should have pl...

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    by Sunair
    Wed Mar 05, 2003 10:49 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cricket World Cup
    Replies: 164
    Views: 8255

    RE: Cricket World Cup

    OK I think I may have over reacted a bit in my last post, and I apologise. As for the sympathy towards South Africa, apart from the fact that I am South African <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin">, I truly believe they were dealt a very unfair blow on Monday night. Klus...

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    by Sunair
    Wed Mar 05, 2003 5:03 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cricket World Cup
    Replies: 164
    Views: 8255

    RE: Cricket World Cup

    What I find so pathetic is that South Africa is rated the second best one-day side in the world, yet we are not in the super 6's. Instead, you get a team like Kenya in the super 6's, just because New Zealand didn't want to play there because they were fearful of security. You also get a team like Zi...

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    by Sunair
    Tue Mar 04, 2003 6:25 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cricket World Cup
    Replies: 164
    Views: 8255

    RE: Cricket World Cup

     <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying...

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    by Sunair
    Wed Feb 19, 2003 3:53 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Disneyland Paris
    Replies: 11
    Views: 1116

    RE: Disneyland Paris

    I have been to Disneyland Paris once (2001) and Disney World Orlando three times. (1986, 1995 and 1999) Personally, I far prefer Disney World - largely due to the fact that there were many other theme parks around Disney World, such as Disney MGM studies, Epcot (the best!!) and Cyprus Gardens (altho...

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