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by SQ22
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gifts for FA / Crew
Replies: 9
Views: 272

Re: Gifts for FA / Crew

I am doing that freuqnetly when flying before Easter or Christmas during boarding. I do not expect something, but besides having a very surprised and grateful crew, I have sometimes received wine and chcocolate in return when deplaning. In the case of wine they were even asking in advance if I have ...

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by SQ22
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking
Replies: 84
Views: 2238

Re: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking

Where are the moderators? There are several posters attacking someone personally, even their job performance, is this allowed? And the current post 73 even accuses a member of rape, yet it is still up. Please use the reporting function in case you are having issues with any post. We are not followi...

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1350
Views: 469168

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Please note that this is the production and delivery thread, so please stay on topic.

Sales prospects of A359 ULR et al is off topic, feel free to open a new thread in case you want to discuss it further.

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 57
Views: 1106

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

2x LH 744, the first flight was my first flight ever
4x SQ744
1x LH748

Upcoming
2x TG744

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Administration holds 100K Kavanaugh Papers
Replies: 112
Views: 2502

Re: Administration holds 100K Kavanaugh Papers

Thread will be locked due to being derailed for personal attacks against each other.

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 26619

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

LAX772LR wrote:
YellowJ wrote:
Never knew TG had 10 abreast 777's.



Off topic: So TG was also the first airline to switch back 777's from 10 abreast to 9 abreast. Nowadays they are not operating 10 abreast anymore.

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How to make people believe that what Nazi Germany did was wrong?
Replies: 82
Views: 2905

Re: How to make people believe that what Nazi Germany did was wrong?

Please keep this thread on topic. Feel free to open a new thread in case you want to discuss any site-related topic further.

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by SQ22
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing meet Qantas Project Sunrise challenge, RFP to be completed by end of 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 36986

Re: Airbus and Boeing meet Qantas Project Sunrise challenge, RFP to be completed by end of 2019

I wonder why didn’t Airbus get the A359-ULR the same set of wheels as the A35K, that would’ve been a real ULR version. They must have thought about it at least .. They very publicly did. In fact, their original ULH proposal was an A359 with the A35K gear and wingbox (basically, an A35K shrunk to A3...

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by SQ22
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Supersonic Travel Revisited: LHR-JFK On Concorde
Replies: 38
Views: 38117

Re: Supersonic Travel Revisited: LHR-JFK On Concorde

Just for the records: Thread bump has been approved, no need for deletion.

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by SQ22
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1768
Views: 35604

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

frmrCapCadet wrote:
Brexit was a bomb throwing decision triggered by an incompetent Tory party PM, and matched with an equally incompetent Labor party leader. GB needed to come up with a realistic Brexit plan before the vote and before triggering article 50.


Could not agree more.

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by SQ22
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4119

Re: Sen McCain has died

Please keep this thread on topic or it will be locked.

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by SQ22
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't Trump Simply Fire Sessions?
Replies: 37
Views: 1361

Re: Why Doesn't Trump Simply Fire Sessions?

This thread went into a useless personal discussion and will be locked.

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM airlines goes into liquidation
Replies: 13
Views: 4224

Re: The end of VLM airlines?

https://pr.flyvlm.com/shs-antwerp-aviat ... iquidation

Edited: I have merged two threads into one.
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Please do not forget to provide a source, otherwise you are at risk of thread getting deleted.

Here is a link to their news release:

https://pr.flyvlm.com/shs-antwerp-aviat ... iquidation

Edited: I have merged two threads into one.

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4491

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

Please keep this thread on topic or it will be locked.

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by SQ22
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I Earned Silver Medallion in Error...What to Do?
Replies: 21
Views: 1605

Re: I Earned Silver Medallion in Error...What to Do?

evank516 wrote:
Mods please move to Travel, Polls, and Preferences I posted it here in error.


Please use the reporting function instead of making a post, we do not read every thread.

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by SQ22
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?
Replies: 168
Views: 10282

Re: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?

I thought the title of this topic was "The effect of a no deal Brexit on aviation" so why are people talking about over population etc Fully agree. Please note that this is the aviation related discussion thread about Brexit, so please stay on topic otherwise this thread will be locked. A...

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Reinstates FRA-PNQ
Replies: 6
Views: 2451

Re: LH Reinstates FRA-PNQ

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 095484.cms
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According to this article it was suspended until end of summer schedule due to "operational and commercial reasons".

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 095484.cms

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by SQ22
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats and the 2018 election
Replies: 284
Views: 6382

Re: Democrats and the 2018 election

Because of ongoing personal attacks of some users this thread will be locked after cleaning up.

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by SQ22
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93302

Re: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

For the records: If you want the title being changed, please use the reporting function. Moderators do not follow each single thread permanently.

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why don't museums let you in the cockpits of the planes they have?
Replies: 22
Views: 2162

Re: Why don't museums let you in the cockpits of the planes they have?

A more sinister version of what Cpd said is that there will be idiots who will steal, attempt to steal, or failing the attempt bend, break, or befoul literally any and every component they think they can get away with. Fully agree with that. I remember my father made a tour through an old submarine...

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Closing of Threads in Civil Aviation Forums
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: Closing of Threads in Civil Aviation Forums

Threads are locked for numerous reasons whether that be a new edition, bumped threads, threads going off topic, personal attacks, etc. While as a user you may think everything has removed that has violated a rule in one way or another we as moderators have access to those deleted posts which are no...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways deboards Indian family over ‘crying’ of 3-year-old child
Replies: 98
Views: 7583

Re: British Airways deboards Indian family over ‘crying’ of 3-year-old child

This is an actual incident. Moderators - Why is this thread in "Polls and Preferences" rather than being in "Civil Aviation"? For questions like this please either use the reporting function or write a mail to modertors«airlines.net. Last option is to raise that question in site...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – AMARG + Pima Air & Space Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 895

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – AMARG + Pima Air & Space Museum

Thanks, very nice and interesting impressions.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Domestic 777 Replacment
Replies: 103
Views: 14335

Re: UA Domestic 777 Replacment

I feel like the NMA would be a perfect fit on these routes. That would depend on the final size. It could be to small to be a proper replacement. I think 78J is more likely. Then there was the flightglobal articel that UA was still in talks with A on the A330neo and the bird made a stop at ORD. Any...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?
Replies: 62
Views: 9144

Re: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?

The only way you'll see a "LH" flight to BDL is if it's this: https://www.privatair.com/aircraft/boeing-737-700-lufthansa-20c-66y Believe it or not that was how MUC-BOS got started :) LH have cancelled the contract and the Pune route is cancelled as far as I know so this is not going to b...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why was the thread on BA deboarding a family moved from the Civil Aviation forum?
Replies: 15
Views: 706

Re: Why was the thread on BA deboarding a family moved from the Civil Aviation forum?

I checked the moderator logs and the initial thread was indeed deleted, but there was a reason, it contained flamebait. Hence it was deleted. So there was no interest at all "to bury the news".

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democrats and the 2018 election
Replies: 284
Views: 6382

Re: Democrats and the 2018 election

Please keep this thread on topic or it will be locked.

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 170028

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Government is looking for an Italian shareholder consortium answer for Alitalia. They appear to be increasingly cold towards outside participation. http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/italy-seeks-state-controlled-shareholder-consortium-alitalia Sounds like they are trying to repeat the last "res...

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11217

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

The debate misses the point, there is no suitable airport. TXL is not build for long haul, much less for a hub operations. Waiting areas, security controls, baggage transportation - everything is running at way over design capacity. I don't think it does. Part of the debate revolves around the idea...

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 19461

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

May I ask you not to start another B vs. A discussion? This thread is about A330neo and its newest weight variant. Thanks.

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by SQ22
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 402
Views: 97484

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Hello Mods, Can we think of a system that keeps this thread only for order, LOI and MOU announcements ? Time to time, there is some discussion which does not belong to this order announcement thread. I will really appreciate that because I am sure many others like me would love to see and follow on...

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by SQ22
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran sanctions and new EU statement
Replies: 136
Views: 6116

Re: Iran Sanctions and New EU statment

May I remind you to keep this thread on topic, otherwise it will be locked? Topic is Iran sanctions and the new EU statment.

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by SQ22
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Another pilot fails alcohol limit at GLA.
Replies: 12
Views: 3059

Re: Unverified: Another pilot fails alcohol limit at GLA.

As long as there will be no confirmation of this I consider this as an unverified rumour and I have not mentioned the post above. Thread will be locked.

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by SQ22
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about old Airways Magazine article about DL no longer going to order Boeing aircrafts
Replies: 24
Views: 3323

Re: Will DL order Boeing aircraft in the future?

As I said, this topic has been widely discussed and to be honest I do not see any benefit in discussing the intentions of an old article.

But to answer your question: The author was obviously pro-Boeing. However we lerned about DL's 797 intentions only later after the order.

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by SQ22
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about old Airways Magazine article about DL no longer going to order Boeing aircrafts
Replies: 24
Views: 3323

Re: Will DL order Boeing aircraft in the future?

This topic has been widely discussed in several threads.

In the meantime DL has said that they are interested in becoming 797 launch customer.

I think they will simply order the aircraft which fits best to their current needs and has the right price tag on it.

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay couple allegedly bumped for straight couple...
Replies: 344
Views: 27111

Re: Gay couple allegedly bumped for straight couple...

Topic has been wideley discussed and thread will be locked.

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderators - topic title
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Re: Moderators - topic title

Title is changed now, seems like there was an issue and title could not be changed yesterday.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29388

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

JAmie2k9 wrote:
Irish Times says the reported routes are PIT, YUL and Midwest (CLE, DTW or IND) major cities.


Do you have a link?

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly takes delivery of first A380
Replies: 179
Views: 51558

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1400499&p=20604481#p20604481

Some posts have been moved into this thread.
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Now that Hifly's first A380 has entered service this thread will be locked.

For Hifly A380 operations please see:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1400499&p=20604481#p20604481

Some posts have been moved into this thread.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 34901

Re: Hifly A380 operations thread

I have renamed an existing thread into Hifly A380 operations thread and will successively merge all other threads and post into this one. This will cause some inconvenience in the beginning and I am sorry for this, but I think it does make sense to have single thread about this topic.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.
Replies: 288
Views: 20419

Re: Reduction of 787 deferred production cost slows.

This topic has again been widely discussed and will be locked now. In case there will be any remarkable news about this topic, feel free to open a new thread.

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by SQ22
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Market for B-727 type Aircraft 4 Short Runways
Replies: 19
Views: 4212

Re: A Market for B-727 type Aircraft 4 Short Runways

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2006-07-31- ... age-to-GOL

I would expect that solved the problem.
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Well, you can always get your 737NG with SFP kit.

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2006-07-31- ... age-to-GOL

I would expect that solved the problem.

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by SQ22
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings
Replies: 45
Views: 12757

Re: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings

Hopefully LH will be able to oversee their complicated pilot situation. At least for the customer it stays simple, seeing only LH and EW, so from a marketing perspective there seems to be no problem. We have classic LH mainline. Then the A 340s operated by Cityline under LH brand. EW operated by AB...

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by SQ22
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 90396

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

Like what other posters said, I think it's definitely not a sure thing yet. Delta is a buyer that is well-known to be price-sensitve. If Boeing offers a killer-price which Airbus is not willing to match, it will be a no brainer for DL. But with all the recent top-up orders for A321CEOs, the momentu...

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by SQ22
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 170028

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

Besides LH Group, 6 other bids received for AZ. EasyJet confirmed as one. Administrators plan to review them through April. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/289920/easyjet-and-lufthansa-make-alitalia-bids http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/report-lufthansa-preparing-alitalia-bid-st...

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by SQ22
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 170028

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1376363

I think it would be way too early to lock the thread, so for the time being it will remain open.
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Please continue to discuss LH offer here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1376363

I think it would be way too early to lock the thread, so for the time being it will remain open.

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by SQ22
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 170028

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alit ... SKBN1CL191
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Here it is another, updated, article:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alit ... SKBN1CL191

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by SQ22
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will the 797 be lauched?
Replies: 6
Views: 1218

Re: When will the 797 be lauched?

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1374685
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As there is nothing more to say about the launch, thread will be locked.

Please also see ongoing discussion here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1374685

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