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by mbmbos
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: EARLY DFW Dallas Dt Worth Intl Airport - Braniff International Operations video
Replies: 13
Views: 1933

Re: Airport PAST: EARLY DFW Dallas Dt Worth Intl Airport - Braniff International Operations video

Lovely! So much fun.

As a teen, growing up in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, Big Orange would fairly regularly fly over on its trek to Honolulu.

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by mbmbos
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1463

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

So we have the far left trying to cover up offensive history We do? Removing murals, not allowing symbols from early US history to be acceptable today, etc. Tugg They are, indeed, unacceptable. Symbols of racism have been removed in this country when said symbols (mainly statues) honor and celebrat...

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by mbmbos
Tue May 21, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights
Replies: 46
Views: 2622

Re: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Auto-mutilation takes multiple forms. In my time, if a teenager cut themselves they would be given the psychiatric treatment they needed until they stopped doing it. I wonder if in this day and age a psychiatrist would just lose their license for even suggesting a person shouldn't be entitled to pe...

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by mbmbos
Tue May 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights
Replies: 46
Views: 2622

Re: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights

This is ignorant to say the least. Acceptance of transgender identity is acceptance of gender identification not genital identification. There's nothing unscientific about that and, in fact, psychological studies indicate vastly improved mental health and life success when transgender people are fr...

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by mbmbos
Tue May 21, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights
Replies: 46
Views: 2622

Re: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights

This is ignorant to say the least. Acceptance of transgender identity is acceptance of gender identification not genital identification. There's nothing unscientific about that and, in fact, psychological studies indicate vastly improved mental health and life success when transgender people are fr...

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by mbmbos
Tue May 21, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights
Replies: 46
Views: 2622

Re: House approves Equality Act, sweeping bill to expand gay rights

As long as that bill includes crazy ideas like this unscientific and self-defeating gender identity crap that allows men to go into ladies locker rooms, this will never pass the Senate. Of course the Democrats put everything into one bill intentionally so it bounces in the Senate and they can then ...

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by mbmbos
Wed May 15, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sparing the rod?
Replies: 51
Views: 3027

Re: Sparing the rod?

Almost all peer-reviewed research suggest corporal punishment is ineffective. It correlates highly with incarceration rates, recidivism rates, levels of juvenile delinquency, and has a strong negative correlation with future income, career and educational achievements...and the list goes on. In fact...

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by mbmbos
Tue May 14, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies outside of aviation
Replies: 45
Views: 6218

Re: Hobbies outside of aviation

Reading, reading, reading. Cooking. Architecture. Graphic design.

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by mbmbos
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amsterdam is NOT the most beautiful town in The Netherlands
Replies: 18
Views: 1355

Re: Amsterdam is NOT the most beautiful town in The Netherlands

Delft is gorgeous. There is plenty of beautiful architecture in Den Haag. I am partial the lovely villages in the Noordwijk area. Amsterdam has a dark, Gothic feel to it, so I can't blame anyone who finds that an attractive aspect of a city.

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by mbmbos
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20687

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

It seems many of you are disinclined to recline. :-) I seem to recall Miss Manners weighing in on this issue about twenty years ago. Her rule of thumb was a polite passenger should only recline on very long flights, particularly night flights, and only after the meal has been served and trays cleare...

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by mbmbos
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6201

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Barr is opening an investigation into whether the FBI opened an investigation with no evidence based on no evidence that the FBI actually did anything wrong. Is that right? Yes, that's absolutely correct. It's a very dark action - to punish those who blow the whistle. These are dark days for the Un...

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by mbmbos
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9554

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

Without fully looking at the full schedules of the A350, some of these TATL flights may be a way to increase aircraft utilization between TPAC turns. Due to flight duration and arrival / departure times it’s not always possible to do exact same aircraft turns and may be prudent to schedule a shorte...

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by mbmbos
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many US states have you visited?
Replies: 91
Views: 6152

Re: How many US states have you visited?

All but 7:

Alabama
Mississippi
North Dakota
South Dakota
Montana
Idaho
Oregon

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by mbmbos
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats pandering for votes
Replies: 10
Views: 921

Re: Democrats pandering for votes

How is his post in the least way bigoted? See, this is why no one can have a conversation these days. But nice job being a total jackass about it. Poor Slider, he finds it injurious that someone is called a bigot. "It's nauseating watching Liz "Pocahontas" Warren, Cory "Spartacu...

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by mbmbos
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats pandering for votes
Replies: 10
Views: 921

Re: Democrats pandering for votes

Do you have something to say, Stratosphere, besides the word soup you just spat out? Your rantings consist of generalizations (few, if any Democrats support lowering the voting age to 16, for example). Democrats do no support open borders - this is a myth created and branded by a right wing Washingt...

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by mbmbos
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: March Madness
Replies: 11
Views: 955

Re: March Madness

Why do you not like Gonzaga? I'm agnostic, by the way, toward the team. I've got a couple of dark horse favorites. I love Cincinnati because they're an older team whose players stick around and they play like a team, not a collection of star athletes. I also enjoy Nevada, as they are scrappy and pul...

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by mbmbos
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Most Americans believe Trump Committed Crimes
Replies: 28
Views: 3107

Re: Washington Post: Most Americans believe Trump Committed Crimes

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/03/05/most-americans-think-trump-committed-crimes-trust-him-less-than-admitted-liar-michael-cohen/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c77711966b66 It is about time, the people are awakening to the fact that this man is a thief and a liar without any scruples in...

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by mbmbos
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies?
Replies: 29
Views: 3557

Re: Hobbies?

Fountain pens. I write a lot, so I really get squirrely about possessing and enjoying good writing pens and fine stationery.

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by mbmbos
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies?
Replies: 29
Views: 3557

Re: Hobbies?

casinterest wrote:
underwater basket weaving, submarine screen door installation, and thin ice production for skating.


Those aren't hobbies - they're vocations.

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by mbmbos
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coolest college experiences
Replies: 20
Views: 2274

Re: Coolest college experiences

On a lark during my freshman year, I auditioned for a college production of a children's play. I got cast as Aladdin, primarily because I looked young - far younger than most college kids. Once the play kicked off, all the local grade schools bussed their kids to the university to watch the producti...

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by mbmbos
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peugeot to come back to USA, Canada
Replies: 30
Views: 1905

Re: Peugeot to come back to USA, Canada

They have some good looking vehicles. Let's just hope they're more reliable than the models they attempted to market in N. America during the 80s.

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by mbmbos
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamala Harris wants prostitution legal I agree
Replies: 28
Views: 2447

Re: Kamala Harris wants prostitution legal I agree

It's maddening that the Feds have been working hard to shut down online escort sites. Sex workers claim they are much more vulnerable to sex trafficking, dangerous clients, etc., if they cannot work through a web service to vet and plan their assignations. So by shutting down said sites, the Feds ha...

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by mbmbos
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Mother Committed Suicide (Repost)
Replies: 20
Views: 1831

Re: My Mother Committed Suicide (Repost)

Sending you peace and support as you process this terrible moment in your life. Suicide is such an enigmatic act, which is so hard to understand. I do hope you find someone or several someones to help you process through this tragedy.

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by mbmbos
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA slammed over target practice photo
Replies: 27
Views: 1920

Re: NRA slammed over target practice photo

Here's the picture for you to interpret. They could have used a better headline, but I don't see this as that egregious. https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c71cdae36000014176afd74.png?ops=scalefit_720_noupscale Knowing how many marketing executives, copywriters and corporate exectuives review co...

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by mbmbos
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Facts about Yourself?
Replies: 22
Views: 2126

Re: Interesting Facts about Yourself?

I was in the sea in Phuket, Thailand when it was hit by the tsunami in December 2004. Wow! I want to hear about it. Like most school holidays at the time, I visited my dad in KUL and we headed up to Phuket from there. On the day we didn't leave our hotel in Chalong Bay (the Southeast coast), and ar...

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by mbmbos
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Facts about Yourself?
Replies: 22
Views: 2126

Re: Interesting Facts about Yourself?

MrHMSH wrote:
I was in the sea in Phuket, Thailand when it was hit by the tsunami in December 2004.


Wow! I want to hear about it.

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Kraft charged in prostitution sting
Replies: 61
Views: 5043

Re: Robert Kraft charged in prostitution sting

alfa164 wrote:
First Jeffrey Epstein, now Robert Kraft... what happens to these highly-connected guys when the hit the sand in Florida?


Um...I'm not convinced these guys are hitting sand, if you know what I mean.

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by mbmbos
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines "WHISPERJET"
Replies: 45
Views: 8369

Re: Eastern Airlines "WHISPERJET"

OK, so it was an interior cabin quiet thing....because from my house 3 miles from Seattle airport, they surely did not whisper....it was more like a thunderous ear-drum crushing audio experience! I miss those days... When I was a teenager, in the early 70s, I lived for a short time in North Kansas ...

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by mbmbos
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8375

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Contrary to politely speaking about the aged, once people get in that age bracket they are not sharp anymore, thank u for your service now move on and let someone who’s more with it handle the job. She could have had Obama appoint a liberal replacement a few years ago but wants her legacy to be one...

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by mbmbos
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southern Baptists, "Catholic Church, hold my beer"
Replies: 19
Views: 1260

Re: Southern Baptists, "Catholic Church, hold my beer"

I grew up in the Southern Baptist Church. I remember a "youth director" hitting on me. Fortunately I wasn't intimidated and told my dad.

I'm not surprised. It seems that all organized religions have this issue and in very big ways.

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by mbmbos
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz
Replies: 33
Views: 2134

Re: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz

What is sickening is that the title of this thread could very well have been a headline prominently displayed on supposed "unbiased" Google News. I see it routinely, always a Republican/conservative getting dished by a liberal. WTF cares that somebody dished somebody else? A bit off-topic...

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz
Replies: 33
Views: 2134

Re: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz

I have no idea, I don't have a crystal ball. What's your point? Because that has nothing to do with the fact the Abramson ripped Dershowitz's 'legal' arguments to shreds, as is the point of this thread. No, the point of this thread was to smear a famous lawyer by inferring he had sex with an undera...

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz
Replies: 33
Views: 2134

Re: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz

As for Trump and his his appearances on Fox he makes good legal arguments that I have yet seen to be contradicted. Did you read the links provided? You will see his 'legal' arguments very thoroughly contradicted. Ok so Mueller will advise in his report that Trump broke the law, did what everyone sa...

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz
Replies: 33
Views: 2134

Re: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz

What is sickening is that the title of this thread could very well have been a headline prominently displayed on supposed "unbiased" Google News. I see it routinely, always a Republican/conservative getting dished by a liberal. WTF cares that somebody dished somebody else? A bit off-topic...

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz
Replies: 33
Views: 2134

Re: Seth Abramson Destroys Trump Sycophant Alan Dershowitz

Wow this is a new low even for you. Alan Dershowtiz happens to be one of the best lawyers in the world and a lifelong Democrat. He behaves the way he does as far as Bibi goes because he is a proud Jew and probably doesn't like to have rockets kill his people. As for Trump and his his appearances on...

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by mbmbos
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Medicine for a Cold
Replies: 28
Views: 1722

Re: Best Medicine for a Cold

I have had a lot of success with taking zinc tablets early on in a cold. It doesn't cure a cold but it seems to coat mucous membranes so the virus can't get a foothold and make them swell and produce lots of the green stuff. So the cold stays around just as long, but less misery trying to decongest ...

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by mbmbos
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 44508

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

What was CNN doing there ? :) Apparently, CNN guessed that something big was going to happen, based upon the activities of the Grand Jury that Mueller was using. Per their reporter who broke the video of the arrest going down, they suspected something would happen because the Grand Jury normally me...

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by mbmbos
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice you would give to your younger self
Replies: 37
Views: 2976

Re: Advice you would give to your younger self

Flighty wrote:
Yeah, 12-15 should not stick to your guns...I can't speak for mmbos, but those are my thoughts.


Which was precisely my point. Please speak for yourself, not for me, not for anyone else.

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by mbmbos
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice you would give to your younger self
Replies: 37
Views: 2976

Re: Advice you would give to your younger self

Stick to your guns. Your perceptions are dead on. Trust yourself, be your own guide. At 12-15 years of age, a posited by the OP, this is the worst imaginable piece of advice. I got thru those years mostly by being forced to do things I would not have done, if left to my “perceptions”. And, I am gra...

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by mbmbos
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice you would give to your younger self
Replies: 37
Views: 2976

Re: Advice you would give to your younger self

Stick to your guns. Your perceptions are dead on. Trust yourself, be your own guide.

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by mbmbos
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve King removed from committees due to white supremacist comments
Replies: 59
Views: 3743

Re: Steve King removed from committees due to white supremacist comments

What did he tweet to warren, that’s shes a wanna be Indian? Warren is, indeed, a Native American. Please do not use the term "Indian" as in "wanna be Indian." That's offensive and it's racist. It’s not racist, it’s a common term, get over it. I drive thru the Indian reservation ...

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by mbmbos
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve King removed from committees due to white supremacist comments
Replies: 59
Views: 3743

Re: Steve King removed from committees due to white supremacist comments

dmg626 wrote:
What did he tweet to warren, that’s shes a wanna be Indian?



Warren is, indeed, a Native American. Please do not use the term "Indian" as in "wanna be Indian." That's offensive and it's racist.

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by mbmbos
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest issues in sports?
Replies: 14
Views: 1332

Re: Biggest issues in sports?

Injuries, and particularly traumatic head injuries.

I love football but I've stopped watching the NFL altogether until they do more to protect players from traumatic injuries and provide health care to those retired players who are now suffering.

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by mbmbos
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GMO crops - good or not?
Replies: 118
Views: 4787

Re: GMO crops - good or not?

Many GMO crops are modified in order to survive weed and bug killing chemicals. Eating GMO foods means you are most likely consuming produce that has been heavily treated with pesticides and herbicides. That's my problem with GMO foods. Not even remotely true and this is utter propaganda from the O...

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by mbmbos
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GMO crops - good or not?
Replies: 118
Views: 4787

Re: GMO crops - good or not?

Many GMO crops are modified in order to survive weed and bug killing chemicals. Eating GMO foods means you are most likely consuming produce that has been heavily treated with pesticides and herbicides.

That's my problem with GMO foods.

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by mbmbos
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sunburns - What is the best medicine to use?
Replies: 38
Views: 2190

Re: sunburns

I too agree you should avoid lotions and oils for a few days. A vinegar bath will take the fever out of a sunburn. Aloe Vera can moisturize and heal a burned area, whereas oils are contraindicated immediately after skin has been burned.

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by mbmbos
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Christmas song
Replies: 32
Views: 1509

Re: Worst Christmas snog

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" always seemed trite to me.

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by mbmbos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bernie announces intention to siphon off Dem votes in 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 1875

Re: Bernie announces intention to siphon off Dem votes in 2020

If and when he registers as a Democrat, I will consider him in the primary. Otherwise, no go.

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by mbmbos
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adding A321T Product to BOS
Replies: 22
Views: 3204

Re: AA Adding A321T Product to BOS

What does the reshuffling involve? Will they be reducing the number of flights between JFK-SFO to fund the new BOS flying? I have no inside information, so I'm just speculating. But since it's the summer traffic schedule, I'm wondering if they plan to run some 767s on JFK transcon routes as a way t...

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by mbmbos
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8375

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Contrary to politely speaking about the aged, once people get in that age bracket they are not sharp anymore, thank u for your service now move on and let someone who’s more with it handle the job. She could have had Obama appoint a liberal replacement a few years ago but wants her legacy to be one...

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