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by Curtisman
Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 338
Replies: 354
Views: 6636

Re: RE: Word Game 338

2707200X wrote:
Polymer


Lining

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by Curtisman
Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Credit Card Fraud - What Just Happened?
Replies: 16
Views: 2622

RE: Credit Card Fraud - What Just Happened?

Thank goodness for not being responsible for fraudulent charges. A couple years ago I had a $15,000 CAD charge for airfare. I called right away and they reversed the charge immediately and sent a new number I asked if they actually go to the airport and try to catch the person who bought the ticket ...

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by Curtisman
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Has Happened To A.net?
Replies: 265
Views: 13224

RE: What Has Happened To A.net?

The good ol' glory days of a.net - we did have some good discussions. Made some good friends on here too  

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by Curtisman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recognize This City? (1950s? Aerial View)
Replies: 30
Views: 4222

RE: Recognize This City? (1950s? Aerial View)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Braybuddy" class="quote" target="_blank">Braybuddy</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>In the pic below the destination on th...

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by Curtisman
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bradley Manning Verdict
Replies: 122
Views: 5885

RE: Bradley Manning Verdict

Sad day indeed. It's ok to send soldiers off to other countries and kill innocent people or kill in order for their own country to profit. And they are considered heroes. Someone from that country spills the beans on what is really going on and he is considered guilty of the charges laid out. Wow - ...

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by Curtisman
Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Parking "Back-in, Head-out"?
Replies: 42
Views: 5130

RE: Are You Parking "Back-in, Head-out"?

Well I'm not one to back in. One reason is when I am out and about I am often shopping or travelling. Therefore when I approach my car I want quick and easy access to my trunk to place my goods or baggage into. Much easier if the rear of the car is facing out. Also, I find it much more of a safety h...

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by Curtisman
Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daylight Saving Time...WHY?
Replies: 47
Views: 3076

RE: Daylight Saving Time...WHY?

Interesting - so not sure if this is a Kiwi thing as it was originally suggested by a New Zealander or it is a European thing as it was first implemented in Germany. Of course none of that matters. I personally could do without it for a couple reasons. First reason being that I spend a great deal of...

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by Curtisman
Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Still Wear A Watch?
Replies: 115
Views: 9008

RE: Do You Still Wear A Watch?

I absolutely wear a watch still... I love watches - or timepieces, as some are known. Some people call them men's jewellery lol. I have approximately 15 watches that I wear throughout the year. One of my favourite's is this wide leather band watch that I had made by an artist in Greece. Another favo...

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by Curtisman
Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: December 2012 Self-Pic Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 4165

RE: December 2012 Self-Pic Thread

Not from December but this photo was taken November 9 outside the British Columbia parliament buildings in Victoria, Canada. Merry Christmas!!  <img border=0 src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/santahat.gif" alt="santahat" border="0"/>  <a href="http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b311/Cu...

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by Curtisman
Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Buy Bottled Water?
Replies: 64
Views: 4496

RE: Do You Buy Bottled Water?

I'm a bottled water drinker for the most part. I have no problem with the plastic because it is recyclable and my city has a huge recycling program and they make quite a fair chunk of money from it. The reason I want distilled or purified or demineralized or whatever water - is because the tap water...

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by Curtisman
Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: October Self-Pic Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 7473

RE: October Self-Pic Thread

Why not - it's been a while. Taken first weekend in October whilst visiting San Francisco, California. <a href="http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b311/CurtisMan/P1010129.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b311/CurtisMan/P1010129.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i22...

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by Curtisman
Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Fleet Week 2012 Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2425

San Francisco Fleet Week 2012 Question

For those in the <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> area or that are in the know... I will be in <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> October 4-7 of this year 2012. That weekend is Fleet W...

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by Curtisman
Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Stupid Topic: Handling Cash, Credit Card Re
Replies: 44
Views: 5927

RE: Friday Stupid Topic: Handling Cash, Credit Card Re

I rarely carry more than $100 CAD in cash in my wallet - no need as I use my credit card for almost every transaction I make. My bills are in order from largest denomination at the back to lowest denomination at the front with front of the bills all facing forward. Most often I have $20 bills and $5...

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by Curtisman
Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?
Replies: 309
Views: 14723

RE: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JAGflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">JAGflyer</a> (<a href="#295" class="quote">Reply 295</a>):<br/><i>How long until we see people suing the...

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by Curtisman
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?
Replies: 309
Views: 14723

RE: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA7295" class="quote" target="_blank">AA7295</a> (<a href="#268" class="quote">Reply 268</a>):<br/><i>Because that is how it occurs to YOU! It d...

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by Curtisman
Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?
Replies: 309
Views: 14723

RE: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kiwirob" class="quote" target="_blank">kiwirob</a> (<a href="#256" class="quote">Reply 256</a>):<br/><i>You have no way of proving this unless y...

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by Curtisman
Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?
Replies: 309
Views: 14723

RE: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?

Definitely all for it. In my opinion - healthier, cleaner, and a few other reasons. And comments about this being mutilation - the word does not fit - this is not mutiliation. Also, those who say circumcised are less sensitive - very very wrong! Cheers!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/a...

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by Curtisman
Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Going On Any Vacations Soon?
Replies: 41
Views: 3275

RE: Are You Going On Any Vacations Soon?

I'm trying to figure out what to do in September... will try to decide this weekend. Possibly Turkey and/or some eastern European countries.

Suggestions?  

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by Curtisman
Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pic Thread: June
Replies: 49
Views: 7272

RE: Self Pic Thread: June

Well I haven't posted a self pic in a few years - so here goes. Since this is the June thread the only pic I have of myself taken in June is this one. The lady in the pic is a colleague I work with. <a href="http://s22.photobucket.com/albums/b311/CurtisMan/?action=view&current=CurtisManJune2012....

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by Curtisman
Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.
Replies: 76
Views: 7916

RE: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.

I'm so sad to hear this news. I am in complete shock. I have such fond memories of him, from great laughs talking on the phone to trying to get onboard the same flight to New Zealand and waiting for him at the airport when I landed ahead of him. Such a great guy. My sincere condolences to you and yo...

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by Curtisman
Sat May 19, 2012 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R.I.P. Vaporlock
Replies: 63
Views: 5055

RE: R.I.P. Vaporlock

Phyllis was a dear friend - and my special name for Vaporlock was Vapo. I met her on here and we became friends and have hung out a few times at <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> meets. Vapo will always hold a special pla...

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by Curtisman
Tue May 15, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pet Peeves - What Bugs You? (non Political Thread)
Replies: 267
Views: 11962

RE: Pet Peeves - What Bugs You? (non Political Thread)

Ohhhh my pet peeve is a Canadian one. I get so irritated when I see improper spelling. Color instead of colour, honor instead of honour, etc. This is not a pet peeve against my US friends as they have their own way of spelling. This is a pet peeve against my fellow Canadians. I had an interesting di...

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by Curtisman
Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lying On A Job Resume?
Replies: 45
Views: 3211

RE: Lying On A Job Resume?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pu" class="quote" target="_blank">Pu</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>It is very often those "guilty" of something that ar...

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by Curtisman
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lying On A Job Resume?
Replies: 45
Views: 3211

RE: Lying On A Job Resume?

Do not lie. There is no way around it. You can be fully honest and sell yourself - but do not lie. It WILL come back to haunt you. I am a firm believer of what goes around comes around. I understand you are concerned about the salary etc. but that is not acceptable for lying. Tell the truth and that...

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by Curtisman
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Part 309
Replies: 800
Views: 7835

RE: Word Game Part 309

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Braniff747SP" class="quote" target="_blank">Braniff747SP</a> (<a href="#632" class="quote">Reply 632</a>):<br/><i>Stop. </i></font></td></tr></t...

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by Curtisman
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Ads You Get
Replies: 28
Views: 2429

RE: The Ads You Get

I'm getting one for a hotel chain and one for a flight booking engine.

I usually don't even notice the ads. hehehehe

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by Curtisman
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Foods You Used To Hate But Now Like/love
Replies: 34
Views: 3145

RE: Foods You Used To Hate But Now Like/love

I was a cheese non-eater as well when I was younger. Now some of those fine cheeses are just lovely!

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by Curtisman
Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your Latest Purchase!
Replies: 86
Views: 4939

RE: Post Your Latest Purchase!

My latest purchase was yesterday - eye drops. It is a crazy winter here in western Canada. Yesterday was +12C, no snow and super dry air - so my eyes needed some drops.

 

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by Curtisman
Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Part 309
Replies: 800
Views: 7835

RE: Word Game Part 309

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Braniff747SP" class="quote" target="_blank">Braniff747SP</a> (<a href="#110" class="quote">Reply 110</a>):<br/><i>England</i></font></td></tr></...

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by Curtisman
Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Part 309
Replies: 800
Views: 7835

RE: Word Game Part 309

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2707200X" class="quote" target="_blank">2707200X</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Madonna</i></font></td></tr></table> Rel...

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by Curtisman
Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy New Year 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1764

RE: Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year from western Canada!

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by Curtisman
Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Merry Christmas And A Prosperous New Year!
Replies: 26
Views: 2423

RE: A Merry Christmas And A Prosperous New Year!

Merry Christmas to everyone as we celebrate the birth of Jesus!!

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by Curtisman
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Has An IPhone 4S?
Replies: 28
Views: 1867

RE: Who Has An IPhone 4S?

I upgraded from a <acronym title="Atlant-Soyuz Airlines (Russian Federation)">3G</acronym> to a 4S - great change for me. I just did a quick weekend trip to Boston and used my 4S as my camera - I'm happy with the pics. It is definitely much faster than my old phone  <img src="http://cdn-www.air...

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by Curtisman
Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Take On The New I Phone 4s
Replies: 38
Views: 2889

RE: My Take On The New I Phone 4s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Glad to know I'm not the only one! I kee...

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by Curtisman
Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Watching "Pan Am" Tonight On ABC?
Replies: 242
Views: 15794

RE: Who's Watching "Pan Am" Tonight On ABC?

It was getting better - pity.

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by Curtisman
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official: Sarah Palin Won't Run In 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2028

RE: Official: Sarah Palin Won't Run In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wolbo" class="quote" target="_blank">wolbo</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Guess that makes her just about smart enough to...

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by Curtisman
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Watching "Pan Am" Tonight On ABC?
Replies: 242
Views: 15794

RE: Who's Watching "Pan Am" Tonight On ABC?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyAUA" class="quote" target="_blank">flyAUA</a> (<a href="#117" class="quote">Reply 117</a>):<br/><i>I think I will just sit back, relax, and e...

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by Curtisman
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?
Replies: 46
Views: 3416

RE: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?

I've made some good friends on here that I've visited and still stay in touch with some. One of my fondest memories was when a bunch of us from all over the world met for the 2005 Paris Air Show. A bunch of us stayed at the same hotel, we ate out together, did sightseeing together and of course did ...

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by Curtisman
Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 204
Views: 8808

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now?

The gentle breeze blowing, the leaves rustling and the birds chirping.  

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by Curtisman
Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prop 8 Gay Judge Challenge Rejected
Replies: 48
Views: 2397

RE: Prop 8 Gay Judge Challenge Rejected

Interesting reading all this. In current affairs there are women in Saudi Arabia driving cars just to show that the current belief that women should not be allowed to drive is ridiculous. They are unofficially not permitted to drive a car because of their sex. The free world looks at that and thinks...

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by Curtisman
Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 204
Views: 8808

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now?

"Breathless" - The Corrs

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by Curtisman
Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Summer Shirtless Self Pic Thread
Replies: 105
Views: 10909

RE: Summer Shirtless Self Pic Thread

Wow - so many familiar names, faces and chests!

Hmmm - I think it's time for a meet somewhere.

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by Curtisman
Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which IPhone?
Replies: 55
Views: 2572

RE: Which IPhone?

I have the <acronym title="Atlant-Soyuz Airlines (Russian Federation)">3G</acronym> - I'm waiting for the 5. When it comes to colour - we all have preferences and opinions. In my personal opinion (hehehe) White is a girl phone and Black is a boy phone. I prefer black. Of course I'm hoping some rumou...

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by Curtisman
Tue May 31, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palin Not Running For Pres But..
Replies: 79
Views: 3642

RE: Palin Not Running For Pres But..

So now that Arnold is out of politics in California you have an actress going into politics in Arizona?
 

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by Curtisman
Mon May 23, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Passport Card As ID Abroad/Having 52 Page Passport
Replies: 10
Views: 9969

RE: Passport Card As ID Abroad/Having 52 Page Passport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot001" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot001</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Pretty interesting for you to answer...

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by Curtisman
Mon May 23, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 4350

RE: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland

I have to admit - it brings tears to my eyes  

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by Curtisman
Sun May 22, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Passport Card As ID Abroad/Having 52 Page Passport
Replies: 10
Views: 9969

RE: Passport Card As ID Abroad/Having 52 Page Passport

American passports are very similar to Canadian passports. For many years I have had the regular passport but had to get a new one approximately every 2.5 years because I filled it up before it's 5 year expiry. Now I have the large passport with 48 or 52 pages - whichever it is - and it is just slig...

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by Curtisman
Fri May 20, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 4350

RE: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland

oa260 - thanks so much for posting all those pics - nice to see all of these photo's in 1 location. It was a wonderful visit indeed! So good to see goodwill and kindness working for good in our world  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" ...

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by Curtisman
Thu May 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Bans Offensive TSA Pat Downs.
Replies: 72
Views: 4120

RE: Texas Bans Offensive TSA Pat Downs.

Not sure if this is an update or not - but I found the read interesting. -------------------------------------- <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> versus Texas Posted: May 19th, 2011 THE WASHINGTON TIMES Texas is gearing up for a fight with the Transportation Secu...

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by Curtisman
Tue May 17, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland
Replies: 30
Views: 4350

RE: Queen Elizabeth II Historic State Visit To Ireland

Nice to see that she was invited to visit Ireland and that this historical visit is taking place  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Ok - there are always comments about what our Queen wears and I have to say yo...

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