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by ogre727
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 33635

Re: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight

And now they flew a dog to Japan instead of Kansas City? Oh my....

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by ogre727
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…
Replies: 25
Views: 10555

Re: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…

Amazing! I absolutely loved this TR. Any other trip reports you can do from the past?

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by ogre727
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dolores O'Riordan - RIP
Replies: 13
Views: 892

Re: Dolores O'Riordan - RIP

Devastated.... I cried a bit yesterday..... one of my favourite bands from when I was at uni.... Beautiful voice, good lyrics, good musicians.....

I am so glad I got to see them in London for the first time last year, it was one of the best concerts I attended..... I am gutted.

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by ogre727
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 14159

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

God

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by ogre727
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway
Replies: 105
Views: 5498

Re: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway

The indications are that the super high speed train (79mph) can consist of up to 13 cars. Pictures at this point only show an engine and one car left on the track with another dangling off an overpass on to I-5 Maiden trip for the high speed train possibly. Okie How is 79mph super high speed? Anywa...

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by ogre727
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I finally did it!
Replies: 9
Views: 693

Re: I finally did it!

Welcome!

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by ogre727
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty
Replies: 40
Views: 7128

Re: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty

Well.... if we are to go by experience, the only time I've had any.... encounter with a FA was on an AA flight from JFK to ZRH. And although I got a phone number from a BA FA it never went beyond that...

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by ogre727
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 14159

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

legend

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by ogre727
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 383
Views: 14703

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

In the end it makes no sense to discuss the method used. Seems like the guy also had stocked up on explosives or at least the base materials to make them. If you take away the guns, he can still rent a van and explode the bomb in a crowd, if you take away the explosives, he still can rent the van a...

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by ogre727
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 383
Views: 14703

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

But you can't deny the obvious fact that if the shooter wasn't white and was black or of dark-skin complexion, the headlines all across Western media, particularly right-wing outlets, would be calling it a terrorist attack even before all the facts are in. This attack in Las Vegas is just sickening...

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by ogre727
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SXM/St. Maarten Has Taken a Direct Hit of 185mph/295km/h Cat-5 Hurricane Irma
Replies: 169
Views: 9853

Re: SXM/St. Maarten Has Taken a Direct Hit of 185mph/295km/h Cat-5 Hurricane Irma

That is really sad. I hope people prepared. Not a religious man so no prayers from me, but wishing them all the best.

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by ogre727
Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1836

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

You are disgusting. And repetitive

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by ogre727
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?
Replies: 37
Views: 2116

Re: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?

White meat, just so much more tasty and juicy than dark! Also extremely easy to cook, unlike dark meat where you more or less have to sacrifice a goat to the gods to prevent it from going dry :stirthepot: The majority of French restaurants are like American restaurants these days, they buy in ready...

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by ogre727
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?
Replies: 37
Views: 2116

Re: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?

Well I'm not sure what's in the picture but I don't see the meat. AMATEUR! :razz: That's 4 drumsticks and 2 thighs (dark meat), and 3 breasts (white meat). That's the first time I've heard an american call a frenchman an amateur when the topic is food. :D And why not? French food is overrated (I pr...

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by ogre727
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24
Replies: 85
Views: 3736

Re: Closest Flying Aircraft To You At This Moment: Flightradar24

Air India 788. AMD-LHR (I work in the city).

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by ogre727
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are you choosing not to travel to the USA?
Replies: 56
Views: 3867

Re: Are you choosing not to travel to the USA?

Yes, we are avoiding the US. Even if my twin brother lives there. Why? It's a fair question. Its a combination of things. I strongly dislike Trump, and what he is doing with the travel bans, etc. I don't like the "tone" of politics in the US right now, I feel like people are willing to ex...

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by ogre727
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are you choosing not to travel to the USA?
Replies: 56
Views: 3867

Re: Are you choosing not to travel to the USA?

Yes, we are avoiding the US. Even if my twin brother lives there.

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by ogre727
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AF axed LCY-PAR?
Replies: 24
Views: 3992

Re: Why has AF axed LCY-PAR?

So why was then lcy-mad axed? No eurostar between the two cities lol

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by ogre727
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in London
Replies: 192
Views: 6815

Re: Terrorist attack in London

You can be a Muslim living an entirely ordinary live, hold no grudges against other religions/nationalities/ethnicities and follow democratic principles of modern liberal western societies. You can not do that as a Nazi. That's just bizarre. Please elaborate. Makes perfect sense to me. Do not know ...

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by ogre727
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Opa-Locka Airport near Miami a waste of space
Replies: 37
Views: 6190

Re: Is Opa-Locka Airport near Miami a waste of space

klm617 wrote:
No airport is a waste of space.


The people from Castellon in Spain disagree.... and I would agree with them.

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by ogre727
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA closing its EZE crew base
Replies: 33
Views: 9714

Re: BA closing its EZE crew base

I would imagine this has already been discussed in the forum, but aren't foreign airlines required to have SOME level of the language of the country they are flying to? My mum just came from Chile and the cabin crew spoke no Spanish whatsoever, which was an issue when doing the food runs, etc.... ho...

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by ogre727
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reevaluation of priorities
Replies: 59
Views: 3653

Re: Reevaluation of priorities

Oh, after losing my dad last year I am especially sensitive to this issue. In fact, my mom just came to visit me in London and I cannot tell you the many times that I just paused to look at her and just.... enjoy she was there. We get to see each other just once a year, twice when lucky so I just ma...

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by ogre727
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please Keep Me in Your Thoughts
Replies: 66
Views: 5788

Re: Please Keep Me in Your Thoughts

I do wish you all the best. Although not trying to compete here, I have 3 hernias!!, all in the lumbar part of my spine. About a year and a half ago it was so bad I couldnt walk. I had pain, not in my back, but rather in my right leg. Towards the end it hurt even to rub something against my leg. I h...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

[threeid][/threeid] As mentioned above, it's not the fact of having to juggle items around one's luggage. Those are the rules, we all get it. Again, it's the WAY in which it is approached by front line employees that makes all the difference. It doesnt matter how many times its repeated.... they wil...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

Well, to add insult to injury the flight left over an hour late, without any explanation given to the passengers! and, as if that wasn't enough, no one in the cabin crew spoke Spanish (flying to a Spanish speaking country). So yes, I do think BA is losing quality. Which is a shame, I used to be the ...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

So this is just a useless thread providing no value to airliners.net.... Just another person whining because they could not follow the rules of the airline... If the limit says you can't be over a weight of X, then the rules are, that you can't be over the weight limit of X.... It's simple.... FOLL...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

Well, if you need to know, we were very sad that she was leaving. My father passed away less than a year ago and this was her first trip without him. So the mood was very sad and nostalgic which did not take away from how polite we are around.... just anyone. That good enough for you? Ha. Yea, that...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

You've call them "nincompoops" and you have stated you were livid. How did you approach these agents? Well, if you need to know, we were very sad that she was leaving. My father passed away less than a year ago and this was her first trip without him. So the mood was very sad and nostalgi...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

PITflights wrote:

It's all in approach


Thanks. That's all I've been trying to say.

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

I guess some of you missed the part where I said that if you were to apply the rules, you should not lecture the passengers. I also think that some courtesy could have been shown to both. In the case of my mum it was just 600 grams over. And no, they were not trying to cheat the system. They tried t...

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA ground staff LHR T5 last night
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

BA ground staff LHR T5 last night

So I went to drop my mum and my auntie last night who were flying to SCL. We tried to use to the self-tag machines only to find out that they were both over the allowable weight on their suitcases. My mom was 600 grams over, and my auntie 1.1 kilo over. I asked the lady who was there for help and sh...

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by ogre727
Mon May 22, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texting and Driving, safer than ever?
Replies: 19
Views: 956

Re: Texting and Driving, safer than ever?

road fascists???? this forum has been sinking quickly.... what a shame.

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by ogre727
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 167
Views: 22305

Re: Seat Law coming?

My problem is that.... yes, I am willing to pay a bit more to meet the standards I remember from the not so distant past.... but those options are slowly going away Are they though? Using your example, do you know how much it used to cost on average a couple decades ago to fly to Japan? About the c...

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by ogre727
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 167
Views: 22305

Re: Seat Law coming?

My problem is that.... yes, I am willing to pay a bit more to meet the standards I remember from the not so distant past.... but those options are slowly going away... Like I am going to Japan in June, and I had the choice of many different airlines, but ended up choosing Cathay Pacific, as they fly...

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by ogre727
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate
Replies: 114
Views: 4173

Re: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate

I don't know why, but it really irritates me when people confuse than and then..... like I am smarter then this..... FFS!

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by ogre727
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to offer less legroom than Ryanair on some planes
Replies: 31
Views: 6614

Re: BA to offer less legroom than Ryanair on some planes

Spirit is no worse than Iberia, they also have 28 inches back in economy

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by ogre727
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Urgent help/ideas
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Urgent help/ideas

Guys, I need some help. My dad is terminally ill with cancer. He lives in Santiago/Chile and I in London. I have been calling BA to try to move forward a trip I have booked between the 13th and 19th of August. My dad is doing a lot worse, so I've been on the phone with BA for about an hour and they ...

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by ogre727
Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8980

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

People who say Black lives matter are a domestic terrorist group are terrorists... See what I did there?

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by ogre727
Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up
Replies: 127
Views: 23230

RE: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up

I just saw the video.... The flight attendant threatened to call the police because he was asked his name? Completely overboard!

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by ogre727
Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Ridiculous Rules (listmaking, Etc.)
Replies: 32
Views: 4188

RE: Your Ridiculous Rules (listmaking, Etc.)

Omg I thought I was the only weirdo that tapped the plane upon boarding!!!

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by ogre727
Sat May 28, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Ends Caracas
Replies: 91
Views: 21724

RE: LH Ends Caracas

Even Swissair used to fly to <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym>. Pan Am had tons of flights as <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> was used as a mini-hub. There'...

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by ogre727
Thu May 19, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tsa Pre Cleared
Replies: 11
Views: 1870

Tsa Pre Cleared

So random question. On my way back from the US last month I got pre-cleared by the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym>, without applying or anything. I am not complaining, I was delighted but was wondering why it happened? Any ideas? It was only on the way back to ...

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by ogre727
Wed May 18, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Launch LHR-SCL
Replies: 77
Views: 23398

RE: BA Launch LHR-SCL

Call me crazy but I am not as excited as I should be. I live in London and fly to Santiago twice a year to visit my parents who live there. However, I am not going to fly on a 787. 3x3x3 sounds absolutely unbearable for such a long flight. You might have your opinions on how the space is the same bu...

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by ogre727
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 7990

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#170" class="quote">Reply 170</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Who is saying tha...

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by ogre727
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 7990

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yes... Because we...

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by ogre727
Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 7990

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#164" class="quote">Reply 164</a>):<br/><i>Last time I checked for successful integrati...

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by ogre727
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 7990

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hilram" class="quote" target="_blank">hilram</a> (<a href="#158" class="quote">Reply 158</a>):<br/><i>Now do the list over again and find me the...

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by ogre727
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Explosions At BRU
Replies: 145
Views: 29831

RE: Two Explosions At BRU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#121" class="quote">Reply 121</a>):<br/><i>Playing all tolerant and liberal hasn't exac...

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