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by cargolex
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where are the Trump fans?
Replies: 57
Views: 2601

Re: Where are the Trump fans?

Are you trying to say that the people of West Virginia deserve less of a fair shake than the folks of California and New York? At present, the vastly larger number of people who live in California and New York actually are getting less of a fair shake than those West Virginians. To the detriment of...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where are the Trump fans?
Replies: 57
Views: 2601

Re: Where are the Trump fans?

the maps are highly misleading. The only thing they show is that a Wisconsinite's vote had more weight than, say, a Washingtonian's vote. As intended, because otherwise you'd have candidates campaigning in only the most populous states, and the people of Wisconsin would forever be subjected to the ...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?
Replies: 111
Views: 3866

Re: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?

No, it's "Fill in the blank..." But I should have put ___ for the 3 digits necessary!! Yet, still no link to the 100+ page indictment that you say exists. Could you please provide that link so we all can read it over? Thank you. I'll be happy to provide that link when it becomes available...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

Left to their own devices, without legal constraint, American Conservatives would absolutely rule like the Taliban - they've proven it time and time again. A) That is not true. But give me an example of their "proving it time and time again." B) If the queen had testicles she'd be the kin...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

The "true conservatives" don't really support those things, but they're okay with them as long as they can get $25 extra a year shaved off of their taxes. :checkmark: One just has to keep in mind that the Taliban are conservatives to know where things are going if you let them. Best regar...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?
Replies: 111
Views: 3866

Re: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?

I guess the lie is the in the eye of the beholder. Nothing in my post is baseless. It has been shown that the FBI had undercover agents within the Trump campaign, which might not be a bad thing. Except that at the same time the FBI was collaborating with Fusion GPS (who was working for the DNC) and...

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by cargolex
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

I always find it amusing the type of threads the so-called “moderate” conservatives (oxymoron?) jump on. It’s like a dog whistle for them to whitesplain, mansplain, heterosplain, etc. that IN NO WAY am I homophobic (“why I’ll have you know I have a gay friend!). Are you aware of any LGTBQ rights th...

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by cargolex
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?
Replies: 111
Views: 3866

Re: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?

"When your own intelligence has proven itself to be a corrupt, lying, biased group against you, would you believe them? Is belief a logical response?" Two points that you get wrong make your premise fail: 1.) There has been no proof that "our intelligence community" is corrupt, ...

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by cargolex
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 10091

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

A Prescient exchange from October 19, 2016: CLINTON: Well, that's because he'd rather have a puppet as president of the United States. TRUMP: No puppet. No puppet. CLINTON: And it's pretty clear... TRUMP: You're the puppet! CLINTON: It's pretty clear you won't admit... TRUMP: No, you're the puppet. ...

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by cargolex
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 63555

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

President Trump thinks otherwise: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44815558 He also takes pains, just like Stephen Hawking used to, to remind us that he's a "stable genius." So you'll forgive me if I don't put much stock in what he "thinks." "Thinking" is not his...

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by cargolex
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 63555

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Trump made it clear that only the hard Brexit is the way forward. And Trump knows how to make deals. May is too weak and should be replaced by Johnson who would make a great PM. You're not actually serious right? I mean, you don't actually believe this, do you? It's like a healthy person saying &qu...

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by cargolex
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

You may not believe this, but true conservatives don't give a rodent's posterior about what you want to do with your private life, and certainly don't want to see ANYONE'S rights abridged or taken away.. That's why Conservatives have spent literally billions of dollars trying to make sure Gay peopl...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

Go on youtube and enter portland clashes and you'll see them week after week. Masked antifa pepper spraying and beating peaceful protesters. Once again, these things are not actually happening. You can go on youtube and find lots of terrible, unvetted, totally false information. Maybe Chemtrails ar...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

I'd argue that the "otherwise good people" in today's instance ARE the Antifa folks; they're so determined to stifle independent thought and speech that doesn't conform to what they believe that they're willing to engage in mob tactics and violence. It's not the right that's going fascist...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 51963

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

The economic power house of the 1950's is a mixed bag. You have to remember that half the world was rebuilding during that time period and they were buying A LOT of American goods. To say the economic gains of the 50's was solely due to the policies put in place by roosevelt and reinforced by Truma...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 51963

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I'll speak for myself. I think basically it's the 1950's, minus the racism and the sexism. But that's just me. Others probably have their own definition. See now that's pretty interesting. Because the 1950s was a time when the New Deal consensus was pretty much agreed on by the vast majority of Ame...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

It's interesting, we used to have another name besides Antifa for people who fought fascism. They were called "Americans." In WW2, fascism was fought with weapons because it was a life or death struggle against armed belligerent nations. Fascism was allowed to spread because supposedly &q...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

Why are you ignoring the weekly violent riots in Portland and other cities? Antifa showing up with bats and fighting protesters. They are targeting people with violence. Literally all of the violence in those interactions are initiated by violent leftists.. Perhaps because these things you're talki...

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by cargolex
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baby Trump will float above London!
Replies: 116
Views: 4295

Re: Baby Trump will float above London!

Trump has repeatedly threatened the media Some examples? We’ve played this game before. Should I cue the crickets chirping music? I think you'd be better off trying to further convince yourself that such things never happened. Being a troll, no amount of pictures, video, or first-hand accounts (lik...

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by cargolex
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act
Replies: 51
Views: 1626

Re: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act

Your conspiratorial hyperbole gives me so much pleasure. If only it were hyperbole, sadly. You advocate for racist, fascist, destructive policies and deserve to be called out on it, and you've done nothing to convince me otherwise. But I understand that as your sole purpose here is to be a troll, t...

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by cargolex
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 128
Views: 4073

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

What you conveniently left out was that the court ruled in favor of the employee and that the Trump administration chose not to appeal. The administration did a bad thing and then did a good thing. But why mention that when you can spin it? What you conveniently left out was Trump administration cl...

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by cargolex
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baby Trump will float above London!
Replies: 116
Views: 4295

Re: Baby Trump will float above London!

Also, I see that you have abandoned your repeated lies that Trump has “threatened” the media. Well done on that one. Oh hey look it's the troll. Trump has repeatedly threatened the media, and encouraged people to take pot shots at the media, or literal shots. Just like his best bud, Vladimir (your ...

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by cargolex
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act
Replies: 51
Views: 1626

Re: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act

VTKillarney wrote:
cargolex wrote:
Or maybe, just maybe, I don’t want to be the victim of violent crime. But you knew that.


Or maybe you just hate urban people of any stripe. They don't vote the way you'd like, after all, and fascist sympathizers usually don't like that.

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act
Replies: 51
Views: 1626

Re: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act

VTKillarney wrote:
I’d take any one of those states over those inner city hellholes.


Mainly because you prefer the company of White People.

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act
Replies: 51
Views: 1626

Re: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act

VTKillarney wrote:

Hyperbolic false claims. The new left, ladies and gentlemen.


Look at all the time you've spent convincing yourself you're not complicit.

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act
Replies: 51
Views: 1626

Re: President Trump tries to grant himself a Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act

VTKillarney wrote:
Diaper balloons and fart jokes. The new left, ladies and gentlemen.


Neo Nazis and fascist sympathizers. The "new" right, ladies and gentleman.

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by cargolex
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 8362

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

VTKillarney wrote:
So I just presented well reasoned, evidence based, professional reasoning that Trump isn’t even a fascist.


I'm not surprised you've convinced yourself not to feel bad for advocating for a textbook fascist and his fascist policies.

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by cargolex
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 8362

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

That’s because they know that the claim is BS. Either that or the Democrats are complicit Nazis. You can’t have it both ways. Classic conservative projection in action: "You called out my support for ignorant, racist, bigoted things by acknowledging that I am doing things that are ignorant, bi...

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by cargolex
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 8362

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

So are you lying or are you too cowardly to act morally? It’s got to be one or the other. Somebody who's here for the express purpose of normalizing fascism and policies that support it should not be lecturing anybody on acting morally. The logical conclusion of Trumpists' ethno-nationalist views a...

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by cargolex
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 8362

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

Trumpists are complicit racists. They've certainly answered all my questions about why "ordinary people" supported the Nazis in the 1930s. They just have different clothing from White Supremacist hatemongers that came before. That MAGA hat? Might as well be a white sheet, honestly. That's ...

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by cargolex
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy
Replies: 123
Views: 3666

Re: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy

"A staggering 53 percent of Democrats polled, however, believe that any immigrant that makes it to America’s borders should be allowed to stay. But despite Democrats saying they are against open borders, the majority of their base says otherwise." http://dailycaller.com/2018/07/02/polling...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

VTKillarney1 wrote:
Do you actually have facts to contribute rather than unsupported conclusory statements?


Since when do facts matter to you?

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

But they only won because the Democrats did run with one of the worst candidates imaginable. I'd dispute that characterization even if she wasn't my favorite candidate. But let's leave that aside for now, because as awful as the current situation is, we didn't suddenly arrive at it in 2016. Conserv...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

[quote="EA CO AS"][/quote]

I'm sorry being called out for supporting fascism is inconvenient and upsetting. Perhaps you should rethink your support for it.

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy
Replies: 123
Views: 3666

Re: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy

Opposing wasting billions of dollars on a 14th century solution to a "problem" that doesn't really seem to be particularly pressing (unless you just hate Brown people) isn't the same as being in favor of "open borders." One wonders why "conservatives" always have to res...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

Wow - you are describing exactly the way that republicans feel about Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama. While the deaths toll for their failed Arab spring revolution may not have been in the millions, it certainly was in the thousands. The failed and ill begotten Fast and Furious gun running scheme b...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy
Replies: 123
Views: 3666

Re: Family "separation" - can a christian support such policy

Until Trump's executive order, it was illegal for children to go to jail with their parents. American families are separated everyday when a parent goes to jail, which is very sad for the children, as it is sad for the children of detained illegal immigrants. As Trump calculated, as soon as he sign...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

seahawk wrote:
Long term decline when they choice was between Trump and crooked Hillary?


To be fair, Trump is only a symptom, not the cause. It wasn't Trump who invented the use of White Identity politics or Trickle Down Economics to bamboozle American Conservatives.

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

Where is the comparable actions from Trump? Maybe you just don't know Donald John Trump very well. Although, as in law, ignorance is really no defense. Having watched him flail around now for more than 30 years, I can say with pretty much 100% confidence that he is a deeply bigoted man who is easil...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

No, they aren’t fascists. Fascists wanted the government to control everything. Trump is doing just the opposite. Regulations are dropping like flies under a Trump. Just because you've convinced yourself that you are not a fascist (you certainly seem to cast about for ways to make yourself less cul...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

I applauded anyone whom strives for a better world, anyone whom rises up against undemocratic trends, anyone whom dare to speak out or minorities. That is not the issue, calling them Nazi's will only shift the discussion away from its core and with the Trump administration the core is rotten, no ne...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

The Nazi term is thrown around by people who are either knowingly lying or are ignorant of history. Neither looks good. As a Jewish American with relatives murdered by the Nazis, the the comparison is entirely appropriate. Godwin's law applies here. Especially if you have relatives (relatives must ...

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by cargolex
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7937

Re: Supremely Screwed

The Nazi term is thrown around by people who are either knowingly lying or are ignorant of history. Neither looks good. As a Jewish American with relatives murdered by the Nazis, the the comparison is entirely appropriate. The Trump "administration" is basically a bunch of Neo-Nazis Fasci...

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by cargolex
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Catcalling Flight Attendants a No-No at Alaska
Replies: 114
Views: 12742

Re: Catcalling Flight Attendants a No-No at Alaska

catcalling anybody is never okay anywhere This. What happened to the time were you could say, with out being scared of loosing your job, that you disliked a certain nation, religion, race? People should not be racist or sexist, but people should be allowed to give their opinions about certain subje...

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by cargolex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX 77W Delivery Schedule?
Replies: 230
Views: 46993

RE: LX 77W Delivery Schedule?

From just before delivery today: <a href="https://flic.kr/p/DAU8Rx" target="_blank"/><a href="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1623/24680133525_020899a624_c.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1623/24680133525_020899a624_c.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="https://farm2.staticfl...

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by cargolex
Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: #1 727-100 Restoration Nears Completion
Replies: 36
Views: 14761

RE: #1 727-100 Restoration Nears Completion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pdx" class="quote" target="_blank">pdx</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know if the <acronym title="American A...

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by cargolex
Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Flight Before 'official' First Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 8069

RE: 787 Flight Before 'official' First Flight?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>At least in Boeing's case, it is entirely impo...

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by cargolex
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Off Runway At LGA
Replies: 210
Views: 45142

DL MD-88 Off Runway At LGA

Of course, this can't help but remind me of... <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Delta-Air-Lines/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-88/0015200/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Delta-Air-Lines/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-88/0015200/M/" target="_b...

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by cargolex
Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rant: Why Don't Women Cook Anymore?
Replies: 59
Views: 5383

RE: Rant: Why Don't Women Cook Anymore?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/USFlyer+MSP" class="quote" target="_blank">USFlyer MSP</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i> Beside fulfilling her other marit...

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by cargolex
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Weird Halos On Non Edited Pics
Replies: 4
Views: 4307

RE: Weird Halos On Non Edited Pics

This sounds like the notorious "D-Lighting" feature, which you should turn off.

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