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by cgnnrw
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why so few international major carriers to Philadelphia?
Replies: 104
Views: 15375

Re: Why so few international major carriers to Philadelphia?

I would love to see AF back in PHL. So far most of the thread has been focusing on TATL market, what about the Carrbbean or South America? Any room there for expansion? As a someone who grew up in SE Pennsylvania PHL was usually the first choice to get "anywhere". However, on my last sever...

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by cgnnrw
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Transfers EW long haul from DUS to FRA
Replies: 31
Views: 7641

Re: LH Transfers EW long haul from DUS to FRA

Currently (since November18) the EWR-DUS flights are marketed by EW and opb SN. Beforehand they were operated and marketed by LH. SN has a opened a base in DUS, hence mainly German crew, especially in the Cabin. DUS has 3-4 XG aircraft operating, which will be moved. The SN base is supposed to grow...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Transfers EW long haul from DUS to FRA
Replies: 31
Views: 7641

Re: LH Transfers EW long haul from DUS to FRA

Okay, so maybe I missed it but does this mean there will no longer be ANY DUS-EWR flights? That would leave DL as the sole operator providing non-stop service to the States with its ATL route.

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sydney spotting suggestions/tips
Replies: 12
Views: 1314

Re: Sydney spotting suggestions/tips

"And belive me, you won't want to "get a bit of sun". The sun is crazy intense this time of year. Hat, sleeves, sunscreen and plenty of water." Thanks for the tips, yes I've been warned about the effects of being exposed to too much sun. I've coming from cold, rainy Germany where...

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by cgnnrw
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sydney spotting suggestions/tips
Replies: 12
Views: 1314

Re: Sydney spotting suggestions/tips

Hello all, thanks for the infos. If Im not mistake the spotting deck at the rydges is now a cocktail bar so that could make for some interesting spotting. :lol: I checked out the website and it looks like i'll be able to get some good spotting done while I'm here. As I wrote before I'm not after reg...

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by cgnnrw
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sydney spotting suggestions/tips
Replies: 12
Views: 1314

Sydney spotting suggestions/tips

I'm going to be making my second trip to Sydney in two weeks and I'm looking for some suggestions / tips regarding spotting at Sydney airport. My first trip didn't allow me any free time for spotting as I was attending a four day conference and the program was jammed packed from morning to noon. For...

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flip flops aren't shoes
Replies: 54
Views: 2541

Re: Flip flops aren't shoes

Flip-flops are the most vile form of footwear available to mankind. Ooops JustinT , I mean "peoplekind"-

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 30710

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

Lots of people in the AA thread seem to think this will finally be the year for PHX-LHR... Also sounds like some Eastern Europe build up out of PHL is on the horizon. From PHL, anyone see the possibility of AA adding Duseldorf or Berlin, or perhaps Vienna? It doesn't look like any of these markets ...

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by cgnnrw
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Creamy vs. Crunchy
Replies: 72
Views: 3694

Re: Creamy vs. Crunchy

"no peanut butter here in spain, chunky or not."

That is the saddest statement I've ever read...... :cry:

creamy all the way :praise:

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by cgnnrw
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adult pushes child to ground
Replies: 20
Views: 1996

Re: Adult pushes child to ground

"Or, he may just be an asshole, who will grow up to be even more of an asshole. They exist." Oh soooo true. I respect the guy for show so much restraint I can be honest and say I would have thrown the kid down the moment he started blocking me. As others have said he has some real issues a...

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by cgnnrw
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 days in Sydney advice
Replies: 34
Views: 1408

Re: 5 days in Sydney advice

Here's a suggestion I didn't see in any previous post....take a ferry out to Cockatoo Island. It's a former prisoner's island and later used as a shipyard for the Australian Navy. They have a camp ground too. Actually they call it "glamping"...tents almost the size of a small cottage, cots...

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by cgnnrw
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 34668

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

I would certainly welcome EI in to PHL. PHL needs a few more int'l carriers. Add a bit more color to Terminal A West.

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by cgnnrw
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 92
Views: 13866

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

How poorly did Air France perform in PHL? What aircraft did they use? They used an A340-300. They must have been performing poorly enough that they thought it would be better to downgauge to a 757... Not entirely true. I flew this route on AF quite a few times and they used a combination of B767, A...

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by cgnnrw
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 America's Cup
Replies: 18
Views: 1083

Re: 2017 America's Cup

I know I'm going to get flamed for this but I recall an article in SportsIillustrated calling the America's Cup one of the most overated sporting events on earth.

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by cgnnrw
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Tax Plan
Replies: 258
Views: 10773

Re: Trump's Tax Plan

My thoughts are Congress won't go for 15% and at best meet him halfway somewhere in the mid to high 20% bracket. Either way I hope the big multi-nationals pay it without moaning and groaning about being "taxed to death". Also, all the possible loopholes need to be sealed with an iron clad ...

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by cgnnrw
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates A 380 Business Class to Amsterdam
Replies: 2
Views: 3386

Re: Emirates A 380 Business Class to Amsterdam

A very nice report. I recently had my first EK experience on a RT Germany/Sydney trip. Although my flights were in economy I agree with your comment about all the fuss people make about EK. The flights were fine but I was a bit "under"whelmed by whole experience. The best part all segments...

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by cgnnrw
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate
Replies: 114
Views: 4417

Re: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate

To add to my previous post: manspreading cultural appropriation being "tasked" to do something... the A.net phrases "pm(airline name)" ....never sure what they mean; pre-merger or post-merger????? Although not a word it's just as annoying - when people make the "hand heart&q...

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by cgnnrw
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate
Replies: 114
Views: 4417

Re: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate

Describing something as the best "EVER": This is the best pizza, EVER! Describing something from the past that has become popular again as "iconic": The music from the 80s is so iconic The increasing acceptance of the using the "F" word in day to day conversation: no ex...

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by cgnnrw
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Launches BOS-DUB, JFK-LIS; Relaunches JFK-TXL
Replies: 91
Views: 16670

Re: Delta Launches BOS-DUB, JFK-LIS; Relaunches JFK-TXL

I read that Delta will cut the new TXL flight earlier than planned, already effective September 4. Thats Just a bit more than 3 months of flying this route. Looks like a big sucess, flights available from 298€, return, in June(!). Next year they maybe do better in trying ATL-HAM with that 767, if t...

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by cgnnrw
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise
Replies: 54
Views: 10410

Re: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise

My last trip to the US in December included two M88 segments: ATL-PHL and DCA-ATL. I guess DL isn't too concerned about all those Philly residents. So if anyone up in the LGA area who may miss them, just head down I-95 to PHL and continue on to DC and you'll get all the M88s you want.

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by cgnnrw
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 5617

Re: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016

Hello everyone, thanks for your replies. A bit of feedback from me... No, I've never done AB long-haul but I've heard their econ seating is very tight. Yes, the good ol' 767-300s are still plying the skies, they do seem perfect for TATL flights and DL has tons of them still.Yes the skytrain at DUS i...

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by cgnnrw
Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 5617

DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016

Once again it was time for my yearly trip back to the States. The past few years I've found myself heading up to DUS for DL's service to ATL and this year was no different. I've come to enjoy the DL product as well as the experience of DUS. This year I decided to treat myself and booked a seat in Co...

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 787-9 Routes?
Replies: 16
Views: 5960

Re: Air France 787-9 Routes?

I would love to see AF back in PHL!

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by cgnnrw
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair announces two new routes - TPA and PHL
Replies: 252
Views: 20843

Re: Icelandair announce TPA and PHL in 2017

Nice to see PHL get a bit of international lovin' for a change. If only AF would start PHL again I'd be a real happy camper.

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by cgnnrw
Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Canada Rouge Euro Destinations?
Replies: 62
Views: 10482

Re: New Air Canada Rouge Euro Destinations?

I'm sure this has been mentioned numerous times already....where is Rouge getting their 767s? Are they all from AC or are they buying them on their own on the used plane market?

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by cgnnrw
Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Canada Rouge Euro Destinations?
Replies: 62
Views: 10482

Re: New Air Canada Rouge Euro Destinations?

I would love to AC back in DUS even if served by Rouge. YYZ-DUS would be optimal.

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by cgnnrw
Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA new routes and cancellations announced
Replies: 107
Views: 26352

Re: AA new routes and cancellations announced

"Maybe PHL-FRA should become PHL-DUS..."

That would be toooo good to be true. Should that ever happen (which it probably won't) I'd be one of the happiest members on a.net.

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by cgnnrw
Sun Aug 07, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC in smaller US markets
Replies: 31
Views: 6266

Re: AC in smaller US markets

From YYZ specifically AC (through Air Georgian) operates SYR ROC MDT the pax on these flights are mostly connecting in YYZ/YUL. I've done the YYZ-MDT route twice both times not connecting to another flight. I was in SE Penna visiting family and did a quick trip up to Toronto for work. The YYZ fligh...

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by cgnnrw
Thu May 12, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Year Anniversary DL DUS-ATL
Replies: 7
Views: 1487

RE: 10 Year Anniversary DL DUS-ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MIflyer12" class="quote" target="_blank">MIflyer12</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>IIRC, Northwest's experiment with 757 TA...

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by cgnnrw
Thu May 12, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Year Anniversary DL DUS-ATL
Replies: 7
Views: 1487

10 Year Anniversary DL DUS-ATL

Although a month late I still like to take a moment and congratulate <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> on 10 successful years connecting <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-J...

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by cgnnrw
Sun May 08, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plugging In Devices To Recharge At The Airport
Replies: 43
Views: 3820

RE: Plugging In Devices To Recharge At The Airport

Remember the days before mobile devices, there were these objects called public phones. They weren't free. Yet today many people consider it a "civil liberty/a basic human right" to be able to charge their devices for free. Several posters said "airports are a business, etc" Other than public restro...

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by cgnnrw
Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Refocus Longhaul On USA And Caribbean
Replies: 64
Views: 15386

RE: Air Berlin Refocus Longhaul On USA And Caribbean

If <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> is going to focus their US service to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> hubs I would love to see <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelp...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?
Replies: 90
Views: 3280

RE: Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i>Give your seat up for pregnant, elderly,...

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?
Replies: 90
Views: 3280

Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?

What bothers the heck out of me is when I'm on public transportation and people enter the bus or train (very often women!) before letting people off first. Yes, as a daily commuter I don't like to stand for 30-35 minutes either but think about it......let 20 people get off the bus/Train whatever fir...

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by cgnnrw
Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Routes Do You Want From Santa For 2016
Replies: 155
Views: 12192

RE: What Routes Do You Want From Santa For 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jeffh747" class="quote" target="_blank">jeffh747</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB...

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by cgnnrw
Sun Dec 20, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Affluenza" Drunk Teen On The Run From Arrest
Replies: 171
Views: 7560

RE: "Affluenza" Drunk Teen On The Run From Arrest

What's also a shame is that becuase of this kid's stupid actions many future cases could be handled differently. By that I mean if another 16 year does something similiar judges, prosecutors will be under pressure to "throw the book" at the kid in order to send a mesage to the public how "tough" the...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product
Replies: 73
Views: 12638

RE: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VgnAtl747" class="quote" target="_blank">VgnAtl747</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>"Enjoy the middle seat"... there's a p...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Expats, What Do You Miss From Home?
Replies: 85
Views: 4624

RE: Expats, What Do You Miss From Home?

Germans can't produce a decent bagel. There have been attempts but just because it's round with a hole in the middle doesn't make it a bagel! There are some comments about "customer service" in the US. To be honest I've experienced really crappy service in many parts of the US while here in Germany ...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 19113

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airbazar" class="quote" target="_blank">airbazar</a> (<a href="#124" class="quote">Reply 124</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air France">AF</acrony...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product
Replies: 73
Views: 12638

RE: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PSU.DTW.SCE" class="quote" target="_blank">PSU.DTW.SCE</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>E+ in its current form, is a waste o...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage
Replies: 48
Views: 7665

RE: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage

So, if your "emotional support dog" causes me distress who gets taken off the flight?

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by cgnnrw
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotels In LON, BER, CGN
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

RE: Hotels In LON, BER, CGN

My tip in Berlin - Hotel Augusta in the Fasanenstr. Just around the corner from the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial Church, Bahnhof Zoo Station and the Kurfürstendamm. A very nice boutiquish hotel. It's interior is reminiscent of the traditional Berlin hotels of an era gone by.

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by cgnnrw
Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Queen Nazi Salute Film Obtained
Replies: 22
Views: 2912

RE: Queen Nazi Salute Film Obtained

I just watched the video and what I see are two little girls giggiling, jumping up and down and having fun in front a camera. The "action" lasts about 15 seconds at the most and without sound can't really be taken seriously or with today's understanding of later Events. Big deal.

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by cgnnrw
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

RE: Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!

Well according to the Facebook page, it appears Opus and Milo haven't aged.......

https://www.facebook.com/berkeleybreathed/posts/1004028256294594:0

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by cgnnrw
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!

I just read on cnn that my all time favorite cartoon strip will be making a revival, "Bloom County".  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/praise.gif" width="57" height="38" border="0"/>  I was in high school when I first discovered this strip and immedia...

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by cgnnrw
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Tell Rude People They Are Being Rude?
Replies: 32
Views: 3002

RE: Do You Tell Rude People They Are Being Rude?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/na" class="quote" target="_blank">na</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>didnt pay for my drink and left the idiot standing wit...

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by cgnnrw
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OZ Treasurer - Want A House, Get A Well Paid Job
Replies: 101
Views: 5596

RE: OZ Treasurer - Want A House, Get A Well Paid Job

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/melpax" class="quote" target="_blank">melpax</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The Federal Tresurer has given his solu...

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by cgnnrw
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 Words: What You Want Most In Aviation
Replies: 88
Views: 6219

RE: 3 Words: What You Want Most In Aviation

Keep shoes on

No liquids restrictions

More viewing spots

AF in PHL

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by cgnnrw
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DUS In Decline: LH Ceases ORD-DUS
Replies: 108
Views: 18613

RE: DUS In Decline: LH Ceases ORD-DUS

What a shame; however, ever since the "powers that be" decided to close the viewing deck at the railstation due to "security reasons" and stopped publishing the quarterly magazine, <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> has lost a lot ...

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