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by 747-451
Fri Jun 03, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW To Stop Supplying Magazines
Replies: 106
Views: 5065

RE: NW To Stop Supplying Magazines

I guess we should also be prepared to bring our own rolls of Charmin on board as well Sad

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Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women Who Use Their Bodies As Currency
Replies: 12
Views: 2734

RE: Women Who Use Their Bodies As Currency

If bodies were money, Dolly Parton would be a gazillionaire!

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taesa
Replies: 1
Views: 1884

Taesa

TASEA started in the late 80's in Mexico with a fleet of corporate jets and 727-100's. In 1991-92 they leases 737-300's and 757-200's from GPA. In 1991 they took over LaTur who was in recievership and added a small number of <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80's to their fleet. Inthe nex...

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cute New Planes, Same Old Problems - Ted & Song
Replies: 42
Views: 6580

RE: Cute New Planes, Same Old Problems - Ted & Song

Song--maybe Chopin's Funeral March is more like it. Delta's waste of time cant compete against Lefty Lib Soros JetBlue. Instead of Delta wasting money on lime green paint they should make a concerted effort in matching Jetblue. Ted - should be called "Duh" since United desn't have the sheckles to wa...

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Car Still In Production?
Replies: 64
Views: 8811

RE: Ugliest Car Still In Production?

Toyota Scion, Honda Element - what are they? they look like shipping containers for I Macs whith wheels. But then again ugly Goth/JNCO wearing girls need something to ride in.... Hummer-all the finesse of a bull in a china shop-but then again what do you want from a <acronym title="ATRAN Aviatrans C...

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton, Hot Or Not?
Replies: 70
Views: 4787

RE: Paris Hilton, Hot Or Not?

Ordinary looking bottle blond.
(loads of money+ambivilent parents-education-self esteem=hapless party girl who degrades herself)

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The End Of SEX IN The City
Replies: 19
Views: 3003

RE: The End Of SEX IN The City

Good riddance to bad rubbish. they tried to act like mature women in control of their lives and relationships. Instead they come off more like shallow, vain, narcicistic trollops in pursuit of sex and shoes and then kvetch about it.

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Are Your Top 3 Most Skankiest Celebs
Replies: 41
Views: 3558

RE: Who Are Your Top 3 Most Skankiest Celebs

Chicks: (they don't deserve to be called ladies) Christina Aguilera (more milage on her than a NY taxi cab-and looks just as bad) Courtney Love ( please cover the scabs on your arms pleez next time you are in court) dis-honorable mention Janet Jackson (firm and perky are in and flap jacks are out. S...

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Go In Europe?
Replies: 39
Views: 3758

RE: Where To Go In Europe?

Try: Anyplace in the UK. My favorite place in Europe and one of the places I really feel at home in. Spain; Madrid, Barcelona and Granada are beautiful cities. Enjoy the food and music. (dont forget the Alhambra) (sp) Portugal; Lisbon France--yes you can avoid the touristy PAris/Louvre thing and see...

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by 747-451
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If American Ever Buys Airbus Planes Again...
Replies: 37
Views: 5985

RE: If American Ever Buys Airbus Planes Again...

"I think the reaction from Airbus after <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight #587 crash has solidified the fact that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is not buying Airbus, Airbus blamed <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s Maintenance p...

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by 747-451
Thu Sep 11, 2003 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Audiophiles Here?
Replies: 26
Views: 1771

RE: Any Audiophiles Here?

Hey Supa,

I am only an audiophile as far as Chrysler/Infinity is concerned...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


-451

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by 747-451
Wed Jul 16, 2003 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Most 747-300?
Replies: 19
Views: 5657

RE: Which Airline Has The Most 747-300?

JAL currently has 13, mostly with Japan Airlines, 1 with Japan Asia and a few in Reso'Cha schems. (this does not include the 2 747SR-146B/SUD's which look exacltly like 300's.

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by 747-451
Wed Jul 16, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Quite Like America Actually...
Replies: 44
Views: 1995

RE: I Quite Like America Actually...

"Why does national pride and stupid politicking prevent us from learning how the US deals with issues that are incredibly relevant in the EU currently"

and visa versa  Insane

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by 747-451
Thu Jul 10, 2003 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking News! Britney Admits She's Not A Virgin!
Replies: 69
Views: 3825

RE: Breaking News! Britney Admits She's Not A Virgin!

I pitty anyone who actually though she was...

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by 747-451
Wed Jul 09, 2003 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time To Change AA Livery
Replies: 70
Views: 7222

RE: Time To Change AA Livery

No! leave it alone--and what? risk disaster like Northwest and Delta with an trocious livery...please, leave well enough alone!

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by 747-451
Fri Jul 04, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?
Replies: 41
Views: 5050

RE: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?

"Except for a few very small Boeing 757… <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> operates 66 B757 (with 10 more on order) and 46 B747… not exactly small fleets of either type." However, a small order of 10 757's pales in comparison to the numbers of Airbuses that <acronym title="North...

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by 747-451
Thu Jul 03, 2003 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?
Replies: 41
Views: 5050

RE: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?

IndustrialPate, AZJubilee: As I said, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is a "dedicated Airbus" customer, for 99% of their future needs,period. Except for a few very small Boeing 757 orfers, a majority of their fleet requirements are being met exclusively by Airbus. That isn't b...

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by 747-451
Wed Jul 02, 2003 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?
Replies: 41
Views: 5050

RE: So Now, Will Airtran Keep The 717?

"Come on Northwest, order some 200 B717s, we need that bird out there!" Northwest is a "dedicated" Airbus customer,except for the small amount of 757's  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> (why would <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> do something tha...

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by 747-451
Sun Jun 22, 2003 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 727-223 Advanced, N844AA
Replies: 3
Views: 5503

Boeing 727-223 Advanced, N844AA

As we all know this bird is missing. Any news?? Who do you hink stole it and for what puropse. What do you think of some of the rather shady operations of some of the "leasing companies" along sleaze row in Miami, some of the unscrupulos third world charter operators and the lax operations of some o...

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by 747-451
Sun Jun 22, 2003 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Someone Please Explain "Bling Bling" To Me?
Replies: 22
Views: 3265

RE: Can Someone Please Explain "Bling Bling" To Me?

Bling-Bling-the noise the gaudy jewlerymakes, also a Maybach, Prada bags, fur coats and all the other ostentatious trappings of the rapper of the day, J. Lo, celeb of the moment, or other self important person who frequents South Beach, Hollywood etc. PS-H2's don't intimidate me; I forced one out of...

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by 747-451
Sun Jun 22, 2003 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does "Liberal" Mean To You?
Replies: 50
Views: 4687

RE: What Does "Liberal" Mean To You?

NY Liberal (eg Mayor Bloomberg, former disgraced Mayor Dinkins, Gov. Cuomo)=failure Anti-middle class, anti-judeo-christian, anti-moderate, andti democrat (which is NOT liberal), anti-republican, pro-radical, anti-equality (Liberals only believe equality can only be achieved by taking away, not elev...

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by 747-451
Sat Jun 21, 2003 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Years Ford Motor Company
Replies: 55
Views: 11355

Superfly

Superfly, The government had to bail them out back in 1981? As far as my Chrysler, at least my gas tank hasn't been blonw up, it hasn't burned down my house from sitting parked in my garage, it hasn't rolled down a hill after slamming the door shut nor has it been recalled 18,000 times for emissions...

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by 747-451
Sat Jun 21, 2003 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Guvnor/Ceilidh Convicted Of Abusing Children.
Replies: 68
Views: 6472

RE: The Guvnor/Ceilidh Convicted Of Abusing Children.

So I guess no one is going to buy all those ex Delta L-1011's after all...  Yeah sure

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by 747-451
Thu Jun 19, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Years Ford Motor Company
Replies: 55
Views: 11355

RE: 100 Years Ford Motor Company

Supa,

You have to stop living in the past !  Smile


747-451

(Ford's in the shop again, bad a/c--cruising in my Chrysler, as usual...)

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 18, 2003 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Hartsfield Int'l Airport: The Center Of Hell
Replies: 21
Views: 4124

RE: ATL's Hartsfield Int'l Airport: The Center Of Hell

Hardly.

La Guardia in NY is the world's vomitory. It's like the Port Authority bus terminal with 737's.

[Edited 2003-06-17 18:58:49]

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 18, 2003 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways/Swiss Skies To Add Iraq
Replies: 5
Views: 3438

RE: World Airways/Swiss Skies To Add Iraq

"Colonial Airlines" -keep politics out of this.

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 18, 2003 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Years Ford Motor Company
Replies: 55
Views: 11355

RE: 100 Years Ford Motor Company

"You call the Edsel bad?? It turned out to be quite the classic" At the time it was a major failure. It is a classic now because of it's rarity, noty bvecause it was some sort of ground breaking or technologically advanced car; it is a running monument to bad marketing. "Chrysler, where quality stil...

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by 747-451
Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Years Ford Motor Company
Replies: 55
Views: 11355

RE: 100 Years Ford Motor Company

100 years of Edsels, Flaming Pintos and endless emissons recals. 100 years of flubbing marketing efforts- The US Escort was nowhere as good as the European one and they discontinued importing the excellent Fiesta to the States. Other notables-foisting the most gigantic gas guzzlers ever on the US li...

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photos That Make You Think....
Replies: 16
Views: 3973

RE: Photos That Make You Think....

It is the first 767 I flew on...

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women Vs. Men (Part II)
Replies: 22
Views: 2300

RE: Women Vs. Men (Part II)

I don't shop much, I shop from the 4 basic food groups- ordered in, taken out, frozen and canned. (or if you wish the alternate 4 basic food groups, cookies, cakes, candies and pies!)

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by 747-451
Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photos That Make You Think....
Replies: 16
Views: 3973

RE: Photos That Make You Think....

A plane I think about many, many times.... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/188174/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/188174/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/7/1/188174.jpg" ALT="Click here ...

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by 747-451
Fri Jun 06, 2003 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 41 Pages For Martha And It's A Good Thing
Replies: 30
Views: 3273

RE: 41 Pages For Martha And It's A Good Thing

Hmmm... Interesting how they make such a big deal about Ms. Stewart when there are much bigger fish to fry...such as a certain drug chain which has had to restate it's earnings several times, a major retailers bankruptcy and of course a certain energy company (ho probably wont get what they deserve ...

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by 747-451
Sat May 31, 2003 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orient Thai-questions And History?
Replies: 6
Views: 2681

RE: Orient Thai-questions And History?

Thanks for the interesting info....

-451

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Need To Mod My Car
Replies: 53
Views: 5610

RE: I Need To Mod My Car

Before you do ANY mod's check the emissions regulations in your state, township, province what ever, because some municpalities allow NO modifications what ever because they will make you fail emissins tests upon inspection. Besides, the 3.0 is pretty quick as it is. The styling is tasteful already ...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near-crash Uncovers Crack In Air Safety System
Replies: 41
Views: 5238

RE: Near-crash Uncovers Crack In Air Safety System

"Although overcontrolling an airplane is generally not a good thing, I think it is peculiar that pilots can actually snap off the tail through rudder use in an otherwise normal flight profile" What exactly is "over controlling", since in this case managing wake turbulence from a much larger heavier ...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orient Thai-questions And History?
Replies: 6
Views: 2681

Orient Thai-questions And History?

Orient Thai appears to be a realtively new airline on the horizon in the important Asia/Pacific market. I do know they operate a mixed fleet of L1011's and 747 classics, and that they have leased L1011's from Kampuchea Airlines. The Asia Pacific rim is a very interesting place from an airline perspe...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?
Replies: 74
Views: 6952

RE: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?

Tehan; I have yet to read anywhere that the plane is over weight. What I am saying is that the orders wouldn't be rolling in if it was. Secondly, Airbus knows what they are doing and are using modern tools in it's design. What I was debating is the logic of "Guessing overweightiness before the plane...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France Is Dropped From U.S. Air Force Exercise
Replies: 72
Views: 3078

RE: France Is Dropped From U.S. Air Force Exercise

Weren't France entitled to their opinion.

Yes they were and made their opinion known.

And just like France, the US has an opinion and that was to include other parties than France. So what.

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Infamous US Airways 767-200
Replies: 15
Views: 6227

RE: The Infamous US Airways 767-200

What's the big deal about the USAir 767's anyway, being that they are getting them anyway.

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is The British Accent Perceived As So Uppity?
Replies: 43
Views: 10237

RE: Why Is The British Accent Perceived As So Uppity?

Uppity? hardly. It is refreshing to hear "English" spoken by the English; proper enunciation, correct grammar and correct vocabulary. Beets the "brooklyneese", "ebonics" "drawls" (southern and New England) and other "dialects" that passes for english in the US...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Read On The Toilet?
Replies: 40
Views: 5501

RE: What Do You Read On The Toilet?

I just prefer to concentrate at the matters at hand and take care of business. I do my reading in other places.

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Woman Sues For Veiled Driver License Photo
Replies: 39
Views: 6347

RE: Muslim Woman Sues For Veiled Driver License Photo

Immigrants should adapt, at least in public when dealing with other US Citizens of other nationalities. Socieity can only conduct it's "Business" with some commonalities, such as laws and language. You are free to express your cultural nuances in public if you choose so long as you don't infringe on...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Fast And The Furious: Questions
Replies: 35
Views: 4377

RE: The Fast And The Furious: Questions

It's called target marketing. And these movies are for a spcific audience. Secondly, the proce of a clean Hemi Cuda is 6 digits, so that is out, same for Chargers, Challengers, GTX's and other Chrysler iron for the late 60's /70's. 69 Camaro's, Chevelles, Malibus, Firebird's and Mustangs etc are a b...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?
Replies: 74
Views: 6952

RE: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?

"Guessing overweightiness before the plane is even close to the end of detailed design is pointless" I don't know about that--being that a part of computer aided design is the ability to predict and test different engineering scenarios without having to build prototypes; the 777 is a good example of...

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by 747-451
Fri May 30, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 747-222B's Ever Operated By UA?
Replies: 5
Views: 3807

RE: UA 747-222B's Ever Operated By UA?

(belated) thanks for the info; I allways wondered what the disposition of these machines were!

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by 747-451
Thu May 29, 2003 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Name For DHL Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 5208

RE: New Name For DHL Airways

What's the problem here?...

There are limitations to foreign ownership of US domestic airlines and 25% violates those regulations.

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by 747-451
Wed May 28, 2003 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Order 69 Widebodies:A380, A346 & B777
Replies: 150
Views: 17732

RE: Emirates To Order 69 Widebodies:A380, A346 & B777

Well, if they can't use all of them, maybe they will lease some to others....

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by 747-451
Wed May 28, 2003 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?
Replies: 74
Views: 6952

RE: Singapore 380 Order In Limbo?

"SQ should consider something from Airbus... I'm sick of all the Boeing planes it has... not to mention the horrible seat configurations on Boeings."

Nice to see the flaming continues....I guess it came in from the non AV forum....

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by 747-451
Wed May 28, 2003 2:50 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Johan
Replies: 40
Views: 1840

RE: Johan

I am unhappy to see the non <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> forum go down the drain, since it was an interesting place to see and hear other peoples opinions and views from around the world. However, I am happy to see the non <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> forum go...

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by 747-451
Wed May 28, 2003 12:57 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Was The Non-Av Closed?
Replies: 26
Views: 2380

RE: Why Was The Non-Av Closed?

The NonAv forum closed because of some of the behaviors, not necessarily because of the (outrageous) content of the posts. Forums can be heated at times. But I can think of one moderator who "never takes an opinion on an issue" who partially contributed to the failure of the forum because they refus...

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