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by CaliforniaMate
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle Hotel Advice
Replies: 20
Views: 2169

RE: Seattle Hotel Advice

Ah, guess I'm too late. Just got back from Seattle this past weekend. Stayed at the Four Seasons. Amazing suite. Friends got a good deal on a room at the W, which was more than adequate. I say good choice on the W. No pool there though, but the rooms were nice and the location was great as well. Enj...

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Sky KP 25: 29/JUN/10: OUA-COO: J Cabin
Replies: 39
Views: 16941

RE: A Sky KP 25: 29/JUN/10: OUA-COO: J Cabin

Wow! Look at that South African mullet!

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Missing My Bags With LO- TLL-WAW-BUD
Replies: 11
Views: 12198

RE: Missing My Bags With LO- TLL-WAW-BUD

How were your couchsurfing experiences?

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massive Fire In San Bruno Near SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 5585

RE: Massive Fire In San Bruno Near SFO

You'll be fine. San Mateo is not affected whatsoever.

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by CaliforniaMate
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massive Fire In San Bruno Near SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 5585

RE: Massive Fire In San Bruno Near SFO

This is right by my house.

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strangest Food Ever Eaten
Replies: 69
Views: 8412

RE: Strangest Food Ever Eaten

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD-90" class="quote" target="_blank">MD-90</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Shrimp and alligator sausage cheesecake at Jac...

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Couch Surfing
Replies: 8
Views: 1875

RE: Couch Surfing

i've had nothing but wonderful experiences couchsurfing. just make sure the people you are surfing with have some positive feedback.

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by CaliforniaMate
Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airlines Original Bags
Replies: 13
Views: 7178

RE: Airlines Original Bags

I've had the retro Aero California bag for years. How much are these going for nowadays?

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Nov 07, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook's Airline Manager
Replies: 350
Views: 35212

RE: Facebook's Airline Manager

this game is more addictive than crack.

San Bruno Airlines

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Visa Medical Exam
Replies: 8
Views: 16170

RE: Australian Visa Medical Exam

When I had this done 5 years ago, it was just a normal physical. Done in about 20 minutes. But that's with our crappy medical system in the States.

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by CaliforniaMate
Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SFO Getting Around Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2166

RE: SFO Getting Around Questions

Or the Elephant Bar!

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gigapixel Panorama San Francisco
Replies: 11
Views: 4446

RE: Gigapixel Panorama San Francisco

I think Rincon Hill looks like one of those Ionic Breeze fans

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Only In San Francisco, Right?
Replies: 53
Views: 4300

RE: Only In San Francisco, Right?

Even I'm slightly shocked to see them in Fisherman's Wharf. The Castro yes, but not Fisherman's Wharf. I guess they're the new tourist attraction now that the 'Bush-man' has moved on?

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu May 14, 2009 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WestJetForLife, Come On Down!
Replies: 29
Views: 2619

RE: WestJetForLife, Come On Down!

I was on it back in 2001 with Bob Barker. I got on the stage (won a little dingy), but lost the game on stage (crappy stuff). Great experience though.

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by CaliforniaMate
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Going To Andalusia, Help Pls.
Replies: 13
Views: 3014

RE: Going To Andalusia, Help Pls.

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pic Thread: February Edition
Replies: 113
Views: 19764

RE: Self Pic Thread: February Edition

I'll take the 'naked' picture over Bozo and the clowns anyday. I'm sure I'll have nightmares of Bozo for the rest of February.

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by CaliforniaMate
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 50 Strange Buildings Of The World
Replies: 8
Views: 3537

RE: 50 Strange Buildings Of The World

Nice to see Geisel library make the list

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by CaliforniaMate
Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Share Something Unique About Yourself
Replies: 199
Views: 28802

RE: Share Something Unique About Yourself

This was back in 2001 so it was with Bob Barker (who was a bit cold, but who can blame him since he's been doing since the Jurassic age). Oh and the Barker's Beauties look as plastic in real life as they do on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. I played the Credit Card game, but...

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Share Something Unique About Yourself
Replies: 199
Views: 28802

RE: Share Something Unique About Yourself

I've been on the Price is Right. And as an American on Australian Idol (go figure).

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Update: Gas Prices In Your Neck Of The Woods
Replies: 69
Views: 4335

RE: Update: Gas Prices In Your Neck Of The Woods

I drove by my folks place earlier in San Bruno, CA. $3.99 for regular

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CouchSurfing - Who's Tried It?
Replies: 12
Views: 1993

RE: CouchSurfing - Who's Tried It?

Haha, not keeping it a secret, I love sharing my Couchsurfing experience. I originally joined when traveling through Europe thinking that I would have a free place to stay (totally the wrong reason btw). After surfing the first place with a little hesitancy (it was kinda weird to meet some random pe...

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Jan 03, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CouchSurfing - Who's Tried It?
Replies: 12
Views: 1993

RE: CouchSurfing - Who's Tried It?

Hey I'm part of couchsurfing. Its a great community and its a great way to meet local people when traveling. PM me if you have anymore questions.

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: City Quiz
Replies: 157
Views: 3876

RE: City Quiz

Toast is that Veszprem Hungary in photo 3?

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: City Quiz
Replies: 157
Views: 3876

RE: City Quiz

I see Sydney and Prague for some of the photos

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Nov 25, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Economy On The A380 - SQ220 [SYD - SIN] (Pics!)
Replies: 29
Views: 20022

RE: Economy On The A380 - SQ220 [SYD - SIN] (Pics!)

I think those are the Olgas and not Uluru. Good report nonetheless

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by CaliforniaMate
Sun Nov 18, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Nominations, Best Gay Character In A Movie
Replies: 60
Views: 3924

RE: Your Nominations, Best Gay Character In A Movie

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The What Are You Hitting Thread
Replies: 94
Views: 6732

RE: The What Are You Hitting Thread

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unfortunate Names
Replies: 102
Views: 5463

RE: Unfortunate Names

I know called Rocky Rhodes

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed Nov 07, 2007 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official Circumcision Thread
Replies: 94
Views: 5096

RE: The Official Circumcision Thread

I'm uncut, and American. To tell you the truth, I'm disgusted with the way my country treats this subject. Its probably done here so prevalently because so many Americans are too lazy (and fat!) to even wash their genitals and decide to lob off a piece off a functional body part so that they can eit...

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cathay Delight: A Trip To Asia's World City
Replies: 62
Views: 34777

RE: Cathay Delight: A Trip To Asia's World City

Awesome report. I read every word.

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by CaliforniaMate
Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Anyone Be Up For An SFO Meet?
Replies: 134
Views: 4802

RE: Would Anyone Be Up For An SFO Meet?

Im game, Im in Asia now, keep me updated

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Farewell To London
Replies: 22
Views: 2258

RE: Farewell To London

san francisco is gonna be great too!

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kuala Lumpur Vs Singapore... Your Opinions
Replies: 15
Views: 4370

RE: Kuala Lumpur Vs Singapore... Your Opinions

2 days in singapore was plenty for me, its not that big of a place, and personally, didn't think there was that much worth seeing (the food was great though). i though <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> was more enjoyable and cheaper to boot. plus, lots more to see in the surroun...

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed May 30, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travelling To Hong Kong And Japan In Nov
Replies: 6
Views: 3387

RE: Travelling To Hong Kong And Japan In Nov

I'll be flying Oasis in August, so if you want to know more info, I'll pass on the info. I've done <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acron...

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu May 17, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holiday Suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 1659

RE: Holiday Suggestions

Ah man, definitely get out of Canberra, I studied abroad there and it was quite the experience. I agree with the Fiji suggestion, easy and pretty cheap to get to, and cheap while you're there. Though if you want more of adventure, I would highly recommend Cambodia. Get to it before the tourists hord...

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by CaliforniaMate
Thu May 10, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: God Have Mercy, Spice Girls Might Reunite.
Replies: 35
Views: 3574

RE: God Have Mercy, Spice Girls Might Reunite.

im excited! i'd go see them

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed May 02, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United To Restart LAX-HKG
Replies: 70
Views: 10310

RE: Rumor: United To Restart LAX-HKG

if done by a 772, how much of a payload restriction would it be? im flying hkg-sfo on the 772, and im surprised it can make it back to the states without a refuel.

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed May 02, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying The Jungle-Jet To WAW (pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 12175

RE: Flying The Jungle-Jet To WAW (pics)

awesome report. how was warsaw? i will be heading there in the summer (along with amsterdam), maybe you can give me some pointers as to what to do there

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by CaliforniaMate
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Central Europe Trip
Replies: 10
Views: 1806

RE: Central Europe Trip

Thanks for the responses! I've been planning more and my trip seems a little rushed now. I was thinking of cutting parts of the trip short so we are not running from town to town and train to train. Does anyone have an opinion on how Northern Poland is (Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw). Also, I want to go to...

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by CaliforniaMate
Tue Mar 27, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Central Europe Trip
Replies: 10
Views: 1806

Central Europe Trip

Hello all, I'm planning a trip to Central Europe this summer. All I have so far is that I will be flying into Prague on the 1st of July, and leaving Vienna the 29th of July. I figure guidebooks only tell you so much, why not get some word of mouth from those who've been (or live there!). I'm looking...

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Buy Online From US?
Replies: 3
Views: 2814

RE: Air Asia Buy Online From US?

Yes, I've done it multiple times, it works out fine, just have your confirmation code with you when you check in.

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Mar 24, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Hr Connection Time In LGW?
Replies: 1
Views: 2389

2 Hr Connection Time In LGW?

Im making a trip from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> on Easyjet arriving 18:40 , and hopping on an Oasis <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym> to ...

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by CaliforniaMate
Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anet Fantasy Baseball Sign Up!
Replies: 31
Views: 2354

RE: Anet Fantasy Baseball Sign Up!

im late too, but im definitely interested

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by CaliforniaMate
Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Stay In Bali?
Replies: 2
Views: 2797

RE: Where To Stay In Bali?

theres a place callaed sorga something. cheap nice place close to the beach(ish). i think it came out to be around 7 bucks a day with breakfast. if you need more info, shoot me a message

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Spotting At SFO On Sunday Morning (Jan 21st)
Replies: 8
Views: 5516

RE: Plane Spotting At SFO On Sunday Morning (Jan 21st)

hey keep me updated, i live down the street, i might stop by for some spotting

R

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Int'l Routes: Where Are The Ac Coming From?
Replies: 43
Views: 10806

RE: UA New Int'l Routes: Where Are The Ac Coming From?

is the 2nd <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> fl...

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by CaliforniaMate
Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Equipment Changes LAX-AKL
Replies: 23
Views: 5359

RE: Air NZ Equipment Changes LAX-AKL

Anyone happen to know why on today (1/4) NZ sent over a 744 rather than the usual 772?

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Dec 23, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Slow Climbing Aircraft Unwelcome At SFO
Replies: 114
Views: 22682

RE: CX Slow Climbing Aircraft Unwelcome At SFO

Actually, the area is comparatively low-income based on Bay Area standards, have you been here lately? I live here, and I can tell you it isn't the ritzy-ist of areas.

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by CaliforniaMate
Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Slow Climbing Aircraft Unwelcome At SFO
Replies: 114
Views: 22682

RE: CX Slow Climbing Aircraft Unwelcome At SFO

well, i live literally right below where they take off and it is realllllllly loud at <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> departure times (around 1 or 2am). even with the airport retrofitting of neighborhood windows to reduce noise, it still is a nuisance. dont get me wron...

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by CaliforniaMate
Tue Dec 19, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Took 777-300ER Off NRT>SFO Route? Why?
Replies: 7
Views: 5093

RE: NH Took 777-300ER Off NRT>SFO Route? Why?

well, if you are flying in economy, the 772 change should be a welcome one since the have 34" pitch rather than 31" in the 773. I flown them twicen <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NR...

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