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by ER757
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Crunchy

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by ER757
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

broil

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by ER757
Fri Oct 15, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dinosaurs Formed by 2 Million Year Rain Event
Replies: 16
Views: 1115

Re: Dinosaurs Formed by 2 Million Year Rain Event

LCDFlight wrote:
Don’t you hate it when it rains for 2 million years…

And Noah thought he had it bad :lol:

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by ER757
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Recorder

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by ER757
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would it take for you to move Jobs
Replies: 29
Views: 1199

Re: What would it take for you to move Jobs

Better opportunities for learning, growth, and career advancement, better job satisfaction, a place I'd feel safe and comfortable being in, and most importantly, paid relocation. I'm OK with a paycut if the cost of living is low to warrant it and I'm not far off from market reference for the area (...

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by ER757
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Twilight

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by ER757
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 43
Views: 1906

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

It never ceases to amaze me just what the hell people will put in their e-mails. ^^ This right here. It shows an astounding lack of good judgement to put stuff like that in emails when one is in the public eye (or any work emails, period). If you think that way and keep it to yourself, you're still...

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by ER757
Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Negotiation

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by ER757
Fri Oct 08, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2803

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

. Rarely have it these days and like you, at my age probably a good thing. Years ago, there was a place in North Bend opened by two guys from Chicago that was worth the drive. But it burned down quite a while ago and it was never rebuilt. Probably weren't paying their protection money. Oh wait, tha...

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by ER757
Thu Oct 07, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2803

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

We had a pilot of Italian background and pretty good eater, we headed for to Pizzeria Due on a layover. He ordered the pizza, it sank him like an Titanic hitting the iceberg. I live in the Seattle metro area now and the pizza out here is just dreadful. Which at my age is probably a good thing, shou...

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by ER757
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Charges

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by ER757
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 1694

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Baritone

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by ER757
Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2041

Re: Your favorite junk food

I favor salty snacks over sweet - right now I am hooked on pretzel Goldfish. They also have a bag that's mixed pretzel and cheddar that I don't buy often because I end up eating the whole thing during the course of a football game.

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by ER757
Fri Oct 01, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2803

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

Chicago and Detroit “pizza” maybe be good (too damned much bread ) but it’s not pizza. Pizza has a thin crust, cracker thin, minimal sauce, no more than two toppings and is baked in a very hot coal oven—3 minutes should do it. Any “pizza” that takes twenty minutes is bread with pizza-like stuff on ...

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by ER757
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2803

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

Oh yes it is, as a native Detroiter I am here to tell you! And it is way better than NY or Chicago style. The nonsense from Pizza Hut is unauthentic (full disclosure: I've never actually tried it, but I'm being a curmudgeon and that's my gosh darn right! :old:). A Detroit-style pizza is typified by...

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by ER757
Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2803

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

I had never heard of Detroit style pizza until that ad started running. I've never been to Detroit so can't say for sure if it's a real thing or not, but certainly not as well known as New York or Chicago style. Maybe a bit off topic but I am going to go on a bit of a rant since this is about an ad ...

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by ER757
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Uprising

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by ER757
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?
Replies: 90
Views: 14190

Re: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?

Zaf wrote:
KLM, Olympic,

KLM with minor modifications has been around since the 80's. How about Eastern? The new Eastern pretty much resurrected the old Eastern livery

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by ER757
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Mysterious

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by ER757
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 145
Views: 7392

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Any reason this story is making the news (I had stumbled on it already) ? Good looking blonde girl involved maybe ? Social media influencers (YouTube I believe) documenting their cross-country road journey. I've heard that term "influencer" a lot in the past year or so. I am not big into ...

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by ER757
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

dark

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by ER757
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson
Replies: 52
Views: 9077

Re: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson

Saw it a few days ago! Love it!! And I love Russell Wilson. In fact, saw him this morning. That man is dedicated to what he does. He is the first to arrive, and the last to leave. Still goes to Children's hospital weekly, and is just a great hearted man. How cool to have a plane dedicated to him! I...

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by ER757
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Illness

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by ER757
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 346
Views: 17407

Re: Texas abortion law

Guess what? Governor Abbott is going to eliminate rape! Texas Gov. Greg Abbott defends abortion law, says state will 'eliminate rape' Source: USA Today Coming late to the game here, but have to say that on the list of "stupidest things any governor has ever said," this one would be in the...

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by ER757
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3354

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

frmrCapCadet wrote:
One happy thought, when the plains has to return to grasslands it will still be OK to use it as pasture for us red meat eaters. LOL

I know your comment was in jest, because raising cattle takes an enormous amount of water. But Bison Burgers are pretty tasty....... :smile:

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by ER757
Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Dresser

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by ER757
Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3354

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Aesma wrote:
Just so we're clear, "water rights" means that farmers don't pay anything for water, right ? Or is there maybe an infrastructure fee (for the dams etc.) ?

Water rights refers to the allocation, not necessarily cost

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by ER757
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3354

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Or how about we don’t populate with tens of millions of people and/or launch large scale agriculture in areas that require transporting water long distances from elsewhere…just a thought that served our ancestors well. Very good point, but that ship has sailed. So, since wholesale relocation of the...

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by ER757
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "Solution" To The California Drought
Replies: 76
Views: 3354

Re: My "Solution" To The California Drought

Or how about we don’t populate with tens of millions of people and/or launch large scale agriculture in areas that require transporting water long distances from elsewhere…just a thought that served our ancestors well. Very good point, but that ship has sailed. So, since wholesale relocation of the...

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by ER757
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

skater

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by ER757
Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Starvation

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by ER757
Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY
Replies: 41
Views: 2476

Re: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY

The damage being seen this morning in NJ and PA is just unbelievable. :sad: Saw a video (I think it was on the CNN website) of an NYC subway train that looked like it was being run through a carwash. Just a deluge of water pouring in from above. And the steps up to the street from the platform were...

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by ER757
Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1197

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

This is definably a conflict of interest. How did ER757 compensation work out during all of this? I did okay, still working at the same place until tomorrow - then it's happy retirement to me. 37 years there is long enough, if I don't leave now it might turn into a career :smile: Congratulations on...

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by ER757
Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1197

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

My boss's husband reported to me - she was VP, I was manager, he was a supervisor. My goodness, that sounds just horrible. I'm surprised they allowed it as well. This is definably a conflict of interest. How did ER757 compensation work out during all of this? I did okay, still working at the same p...

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by ER757
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1197

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

For a while I was in a rather uncomfortable position - My boss's husband reported to me - she was VP, I was manager, he was a supervisor. Was a terrible spot to be in. Only positive thing I could say is I never had any problems getting his yearly salary increase approved.This was for a large corpora...

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by ER757
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2188

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I can imagine him being quite traumatized and having his life, in total, turning out for the worse because someone put him in that photo many, many years ago beyond his control. Him having tried to cope with it in numerous more or less weird ways since, is more of a symptom than something that’s ag...

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by ER757
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Pickle

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by ER757
Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Florida Man Screams N-word and Hurls Metal Pole at MIA
Replies: 29
Views: 6968

Re: Florida Man Screams N-word and Hurls Metal Pole at MIA

I do not care if he was a "veteran in crisis," or a "woman going through menopause!" This behavior is absolutely unacceptable. Im tired of people using excuses to warrant their behavior. It's just not a get out of jail for free option IMO. He was still able to comprehend that he...

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by ER757
Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY
Replies: 41
Views: 2476

Re: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY

The current models show that IDA is going to give the same areas of Tenn/NC that got wrecked over a week ago, an extra dosing of 5-10 inches of rain tonight into Wednesday. A very powerful storm with very heavy rains creating the biggest new threat. Oh man, salt in the wounds :cry: I feel so bad fo...

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by ER757
Mon Aug 30, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

casinterest wrote:
Plant

Robert

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by ER757
Sun Aug 29, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY
Replies: 41
Views: 2476

Re: Hurricane Ida Incoming for MSY

Ida is forecast to hit the industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, site of three key ports, petrochemical sites, and a nuclear power plant. https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2021/08/intensifying-hurricane-ida-a-significant-threat-to-key-infrastructure/ New Orleans’ impossible situ...

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by ER757
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 913
Views: 241410

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Another MAX roll out for 9Air https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51393693871_fbe15773e9_c.jpg 737-8 9 Air by 737 MAX Production , on Flickr 7705 66123 N27752 737-10 United Airlines https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51393952133_3b366abd38_c.jpg 7705 66123 N27752 737-10 United Airlines by 737 MAX ...

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by ER757
Wed Aug 25, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2188

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

Yeah, an April Fool's joke that wasn't ready in time and came out now. This has no chance and the guy's going to be out whatever he got suckered into paying his shyster lawyer, who should be dis-barred

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by ER757
Tue Aug 24, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

L0VE2FLY wrote:
Nutella

Vegemite

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by ER757
Tue Aug 24, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When did Jackson WY get so big?
Replies: 11
Views: 816

Re: When did Jackson WY get so big?

First time I was there was as a 7 year old kid during our family road trip back in 1962. They had staged "gunfights" down the main street in the evening to entertain the tourists, really hyping the wild west feeling of the town. Haven't been there in about 20 years or so, and it wasn't all...

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by ER757
Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Charlie Watts
Replies: 14
Views: 826

Re: RIP Charlie Watts

R.I.P. to a legend - he laid down the the beat that kept the Stones grounded - he was the "rock" in rock and roll

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by ER757
Tue Aug 24, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silly daft jokes.
Replies: 71
Views: 3880

Re: Silly daft jokes.

The company that makes yardsticks announced they refuse to make them any longer.

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by ER757
Mon Aug 23, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3649

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

I'm old enough to remember the days before self-service gas stations. The attendant would wash your windows, check your oil and tire pressure etc while the tank was filling up. And gas was like $0.25/gal :old: Sometimes when I am going thru Oregon I forget about their law and get out and grab the ho...

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by ER757
Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14304

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

L0VE2FLY wrote:
Switzerland

Chocolate

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by ER757
Fri Aug 20, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Goods are Shipped by Air
Replies: 63
Views: 8953

Re: What Goods are Shipped by Air

I’ve recently flew a 747 filled to the brim with Flowers. I had a 747 filled with Eggs to bring, I’ve carried lobster, appliances, electronics, express packages, military gear. A lot of stuff you see is time sensitive. Mentioning lobsters bring back quite a memory - we got in an LD-3 filled with la...

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