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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails
Replies: 66
Views: 1820

Re: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails

You should ask NIH and CDC employees too. https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4963284/user-clip-fauci-admits-50-60-cdc-nih-employees-vaccinated Irrelevant if the data is a month old. And NIH/CDC employees are not frontline serving patients in a clinical facility. Is there any issue that doesn't get this...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 50
Views: 1955

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Danish team manager says Eriksen suffered a myocardial infarct. Just to be clear myocardial infraction = heart attack where there is a blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle. Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest which is sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness. This u...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 50
Views: 1955

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://svenska.yle.fi/a/7-10002029
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Danish team manager says Eriksen suffered a myocardial infarct

https://svenska.yle.fi/a/7-10002029

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 50
Views: 1955

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Following the request made by players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC). The last four minutes of the first half will be played, there will then be a 5-minute half-time break followed by the second half. UEFA later corrected t...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 50
Views: 1955

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1403776266851991552
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Game to resume at 20.30 CEST according to AP:

"Denmark v Finland resuming at 1830 GMT after Eriksen collapse: Danish FA"
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1403776266851991552

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 50
Views: 1955

Re: Euros 2020 thread

According to Danish media there will be more information released at 19.45 CEST (15 minutes from now). Official info from UEFA says that Christian Eriksen has been stabilized and more info at 19.45. Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has ta...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri May 28, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6113

Re: Trouble for Trump

Let us not forget there is also an ongoing federal investigation by the SDNY's office. What a maelstrom of nonsense this company has spun. What is the federal investigation that you are referring to? This: Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance bro...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat May 22, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 376
Views: 67063

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Wikipedia saying Ryanair to exit Skavsta on 30 October 2021. All routes from Skavsta on the Ryanair app seem to have been pulled from sale beyond 30 October. Ryanair from Vasteras remains on sale beyond 30 October If this is correct about Skavsta, then Wizzair would be the only airline serving Skav...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon May 17, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 7098

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

I'm surprised there's so much debate here. In my mind it's 100% Delta's choice to make this decision. They're talking about new hires. As a company they can change the job requirements at any time for any hire going forward. As long as this requirement is laid out in the job posting, and is include...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon May 10, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 8427

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

Had another in Colorado where a man attacked a birthday party and killed seven. The suspect was the boyfriend to one of victims: A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, killing six adults before killing himself, police said on Sunday. The shooting happened just after midnight in a mobi...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri May 07, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 109
Views: 6649

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

The international community has a responsibility to stay invested in Afghanistan. Remember what happened in Rwanda after the international community upped and left? We cannot have a repeat of that! Ofcourse, it is also unfair to suggest that the US alone should do the lifting . Afghanistan is a sha...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu May 06, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base
Replies: 25
Views: 3743

Re: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base

Looks like they will continue offers flights from Skavsta One can speculate that this could be a security measure if NYO goes bust or if they want to test flying from Arlanda with Arlanda as base or a combination of both. If the second and if successful perhaps they will do a full switch from to AR...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu May 06, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base
Replies: 25
Views: 3743

Re: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base

I wonder what this will mean for NYO. VST is basically dead anyway. Two daily on the domestic routes to GOT and MMX with decent day trip timings. If BRA is forced to move to ARN with the closure of BMA how do they compete? SAS gets the frequent flier points chasers and Ryanair gets the low fares. W...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 3559

Re: Tea or Coffee?

I drink Lipton Blackcurrant tea, occasionally other brands/flavours, don't like coffee.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 234
Views: 88926

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Latest movements for 28 April 2021: MSN 270 HongKong Airlines A359 F-WZFT/B-LGJ, engine run and taxi check at TLS: https://aibfamily.flights/A350/270 MSN 338 Airbus Financial Services (AFS) F-WZFG/F-WZAQ, delivered from TLS>GVA>TEV. (This was previously "delivered on contract" to Beijing ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 376
Views: 67063

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

I was recently doing a little road trip in Sweden* (thanks to which I can now place e.g. THN, HAD, KID & RNB on the map), and got wondering a bit more about flights to the medium-sized towns of Sweden somewhat close to Stockholm, that have decent airports, but not really proper service (such as...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation : Airbus Response to a possible NMA-5
Replies: 151
Views: 21848

Re: Speculation : Airbus Response to a possible NMA-5

Talking about wings, does Airbus' BLADE/Laminar flow wing (if Airbus finds the results fruitful) fit into any of or both of the A225/A322neo concepts?

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 112
Views: 7548

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

I guess you can all it a bad experience (of sorts) lol. My family and I were on a car trip to Austria in the early 90's (before Sweden joined EU). We had been to Salzburg a few days earlier and decided to go to Salzburg again rather then to Venice. We stayed in a small town a bit west of Kitzbühel) ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chad president Idriss Déby killed in action
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Chad president Idriss Déby killed in action

Chad's President Idriss Deby, who ruled his country for more than 30 years and was an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, has been killed on the frontline against rebels in the north. http://www.reuters.com/world/africa/chad-president-idriss-deby-has-died-says-...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prince Philip has died
Replies: 53
Views: 4655

Re: Prince Philip has died

It was a great service, very touching. For those who didn't see it, here is the whole service: https://youtu.be/mCY4b6GGkb4 I don't watch much TV at all so I tend to miss these things. Commodore Guy Holthouse AM, was the only Australian representative there. Princess Anne looked so devastated. 1.5 ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19 seaters in Europe
Replies: 59
Views: 7305

Re: 19 seaters in Europe

Swedish airline "Flightline" operates some Swearingen Metroliners. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/ftl/fleet How many Flightline airlines are there??? There was a British one (FLT) based in London, there is a Spanish one (http://www.flightlinebcn.com) based in Barcelona that a...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19 seaters in Europe
Replies: 59
Views: 7305

Re: 19 seaters in Europe

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/ftl/fleet
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Swedish airline "Flightline" operates some Swearingen Metroliners.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/ftl/fleet

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 987
Views: 54737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Jon Schaffer is the first rioter/terrorist to plead guilty to the charges of insurgency at Capitol Hill in Washington on 6th January. He is apparently "co-operating" with the investigation of far right extremist groups and is expected to get 3.5-4.5 years in prison. IMO 3-4 years sounds li...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Campaign Reportedly Forced To Refund More Than $122 Million To Donors
Replies: 11
Views: 1232

Re: Trump Campaign Reportedly Forced To Refund More Than $122 Million To Donors

I am just shocked. Shocked! "Former President Donald Trump's reelection campaign issued a staggering sum of $122.7 million in refunds to supporters in 2020, giving back nearly 11% of the money it raised, according to an investigative report published by the New York Times on Saturday based on ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wayne Heller's Sterling Airways Recieves Part 121 Cert, Approval to start Scheduled Ops.
Replies: 10
Views: 2965

Re: Wayne Heller's Sterling Airways Recieves Part 121 Cert, Approval to start Scheduled Ops.

Any relations to the former Danish airline with the same name apart from the name)?

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avanguardia superyacht
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Avanguardia superyacht

A few days ago I saw a pic about a new superyacht named Avanguardia designed by Italian Lazzarini Design Studio. The unique with this yacht is that the it designed to mimic the look and shape of a Swan rather then looking like all other yachts. It evens has a swan neck and a bridge/control tower tha...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 163
Views: 36346

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Those low prices were unsustainable though, as proven by the collapse of Norweigian LH. It's proven? Do you think a global pandemic that stopped nearly everyone from flying long haul might have had an impact as well? Well, it's not like Norwegian didn't have problems well before the pandemic, the p...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix
Replies: 39
Views: 1818

Re: Netflix

Dutchy wrote:
So I recently joined Netflix, I finally bite the bullet.

So, any tips for this Netflix newbee :lol:


The Last Kingdom is really good, but only start watching it all 4 seasons are available. In Sweden only season 1 and 2 are available.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 America’s Cup - Auckland
Replies: 14
Views: 946

Re: 2021 America’s Cup - Auckland

Didn’t realize they were flying instead of sailing. Bring back sailing please. Yeah, I agree with this. I personally lost interest in both AC and World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) when the multi hulls were introduced. I really like the DS37 boats that was used with the WMRT for many years. The IACC wh...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has died
Replies: 8
Views: 782

Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has died

Former F1 commentor Murray Walker has died at the age of 97 according to BBC. A statement from the British Racing Drivers' Club said: "It's with great sadness we share the news of the passing of BRDC associate member Murray Walker OBE. https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/56388596 https://twitter...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2093
Views: 137207

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

As mentioned earlier in the thread no link has been found between the AZ vaccine and the blood cloths which was stated by EMA yesterday: 30 cases out of 5 million doses/jabs is 30/5000000 = 0,000006 where 1.0 would be 100 percent. The EMA said Thursday that there had been 30 cases of so-called throm...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1413
Views: 81809

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

sabenapilot wrote:
And iceland too...

The A-Z vaccine really isn't the brightest crayon in the box is it?


And that from a company which is selling it as if it is pure gold: the outright arrogance of A-Z must urgently be tamed.


I assume you have sources the validate that claim?

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Mar 08, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is an Ethernet Cable?
Replies: 48
Views: 2356

Re: What Is an Ethernet Cable?

M564038 wrote:
But seriously, are there such a thing as a ethernet cable?


Yes, it is used in the mother modem. ;)

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why did the state have a monopoly on media/press in Scandinavian countries until the 1990s?
Replies: 9
Views: 829

Re: Why did the state have a monopoly on media/press in Scandinavian countries until the 1990s?

Tommy is right though. There was in no way a state monopoly for all media. Private news papers i Sweden have existed since mid 17th century. And in the mid 1980:s my family got cable TV. I think it was more about that advertisements wasn't allowed in Swedish radio and tv rather then a desire to have...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2093
Views: 137207

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Received my first dose (AstraZeneca) today.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to New York prosecutors
Replies: 35
Views: 2426

Re: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election

The supreme ruled against Trump and for New York prosecutor Cyrus Vance Junior yesterday when they ruled that Trump's tax returns should be released to the prosecutor. In a significant defeat for former president Donald Trump, the United States Supreme Court has ruled his tax records can be given to...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow Across Britain
Replies: 20
Views: 1433

Re: Snow Across Britain

Snow and high winds are currently taking place across Britain, including London and power disruptions are expected with rail service being disrupted. Vaccination centers across some areas of Britain are being shut down due to the snow. It is a very crazy event taking place and it will be interestin...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15237

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

In addition to the impeachment Trump is also under criminal investigation in Gerogia for "attempts to influence the administration of the 2020 Georgia general election." I hope the prosecutors will manage to go ahead with a prosecution and a conviction. It's kind of hard to turn a blind ey...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have we started liking Lufthansa's new livery?
Replies: 49
Views: 3293

Re: Have we started liking Lufthansa's new livery?

no Cheap, uninspired, poorly conceived. I like Lufthansa But this livery takes "minimalism" to a new level of laziness. And the yellow squares by the boarding doors... was just ridiculous. "We literally have no idea how to incorporate our OTHER color, so we'll just paint a patch... o...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread - 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 1879

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread - 2021

Some pics from the city where I live https://i.imgur.com/lcwCPyy.jpg https://i.imgur.com/cKShz2O.jpg https://i.imgur.com/fc7syt9.jpg https://i.imgur.com/HFT0w24.jpg https://i.imgur.com/6EDGcOS.jpg https://i.imgur.com/SrxAuNj.jpg https://i.imgur.com/yynCd7g.jpg On the second picture you can see a scu...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's talk about your top goosebumps songs
Replies: 74
Views: 10692

Re: Let's talk about your top goosebumps songs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBs3G1PvyfM
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Sabaton - En Livstid I Krig (sang live in front of Swedish audience). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBs3G1PvyfM

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Feb 04, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election
Replies: 50
Views: 3784

Re: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election

It seems Trump have invested almoot 300 million dollars into his Scottish golf course without it ever making a profit. One has to assumed that this is just another kind of money laundring/fraude/tax evasion from Trump. NEW: Trump has dumped $289M in cash into his Scottish golf courses and never made...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: blocked by cloudflare?
Replies: 4
Views: 2443

Re: blocked by cloudflare?

SQ22 wrote:
Are you browsing the forum using a VPN connection? That is the main reason for being blocked from what I have been told.


Sorry, I didn't see your reply until now and no I don't use VPN.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good/Inspirational Things Observed During Covid-19 Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 929

Re: Good/Inspirational Things Observed During Covid-19

Well, amidst all the death, fear, deep uncertainty and a thread about how for some, it brings out the worst in people, maybe time for the counterpoint. If you are in the UK you will know about this story, though Captain (now Hon. Colonel) Tom Moore also received many of his 150,000 birthday cards f...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Proposes Massive Restrictions on Vegan Dairy
Replies: 80
Views: 4028

Re: EU Proposes Massive Restrictions on Vegan Dairy

Not sure I follow the logic of forbidding the use of "does not contain milk" I can understand the thought on not allowing the use of the words Dairy or Milk on products that do not contain Milk/Dairy products. I can even follow not allowing Bovine imagery on the package for example, this ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election
Replies: 50
Views: 3784

Re: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election

The pressure is increasing and the work is going forward as a judge in the state of NY supreme court ordered "former President Donald Trump’s family business and several associates" to hand in documents related to how Trump allegedly miss valued values of his estates to gain loan/get lower...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 11499

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

Donald Trump ..........again (maybe). The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists aren't very happy with Trump and have decided that he should face a disciplinary hearing. SOn Jan. 19, the union disclosed that its National Board voted “overwhelmingly” that a member ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coffee & Pretzels
Replies: 150
Views: 32166

Re: Coffee & Pretzels

Got my coffee, made the kids French toast and a little omelet with the extra egg at the bottom of the pan. They're in front of their computers for school. Wifey is padding around the house in her jammies planning stuff. It's Monday. Yay. https://www.coffeeandpretzels.com/ You know, forget about the...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system
Replies: 63
Views: 3236

Re: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system

Well the Republicans in Gerogia seem to have their idea on how to prevent future "voter fraud" and "election stealing", Their suggestion is to simply change the law so that they can win future state and presidential elections in Georgia. Georgia will be the focal point of the GOP...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Packard Plant in Detroit to be Possibly Demolished
Replies: 21
Views: 1761

Re: Packard Plant in Detroit to be Possibly Demolished

NO, NO, NO!!! It's an empty factory building. Albert Kahn designed some really nice buildings but the Packard Plant isn't one of them. For this particular factory complex I agree because judging by the pics I can find the building seems to be half collapsed already. However, just because a factory ...

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