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by redraider
Wed Aug 04, 2004 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College FBall Preseason Top 25
Replies: 53
Views: 2229

RE: College FBall Preseason Top 25

Clemson "losing to Texas A&M".

Thanks. I haven't had a good laugh in a while. You are talking about the same A$M who got hosed by OU 77-0 last year, aren't you?

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by redraider
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grad School...what To Do?
Replies: 11
Views: 1887

RE: Grad School...what To Do?

I'm a history major about to finish up my MBA next week. I'm glad I did it, but it's a lot of work. Be sure you really want it.

Also, if you do a Mgt. MBA, you'll still have plenty of math to do.

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by redraider
Sun Aug 01, 2004 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pulling Out Of DFW?
Replies: 25
Views: 8644

RE: Delta Pulling Out Of DFW?

I hope so. I agree with Squirrel83. I don't want <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to have any competition at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> so they can basically charge any fare they want and fleece the locals more th...

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by redraider
Thu Jul 29, 2004 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's A300s Next To Retire
Replies: 66
Views: 11304

RE: AA's A300s Next To Retire

Whitehatter - Productive use of debt will not send you to Chap. 11. If <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> purchased some 7E7's, they wouldn't just buy them and park them and admire their beauty. They would actually fly and earn revenue for the company. You've got to spend money to...

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by redraider
Tue Jul 27, 2004 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic National Convention Thread
Replies: 98
Views: 4421

RE: Democratic National Convention Thread

"Amazing... first night comments anyone? I say re-elect B.Clinton. If there was a way, I'm sure the nation would. He was electrifying and a very wise man indeed. Let's hope Kerry can give something like that when he speaks in a few nights time. The 2008 President, H.R.Clinton didn't really speak too...

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by redraider
Mon Jul 26, 2004 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Lance Armstrong Deserved Too Win
Replies: 40
Views: 2309

RE: Has Lance Armstrong Deserved Too Win

If you Plano boys read his first book, you'd find that he can't stand Plano, particularly the fine folks at PESH.

The city has wanted to dedicate a bike trail to him for some time and he's blown them off repeatedly.

BTW, I'm from Plano as well.

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by redraider
Wed Jul 21, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tour De France Decided
Replies: 29
Views: 2660

RE: Tour De France Decided

Does the etiquette apply when you're fighting it out neck and neck with the second place guy and every second counts?

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by redraider
Sat Jul 10, 2004 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is A "redneck"?
Replies: 47
Views: 5253

RE: What Is A "redneck"?

"You carry jumper cables in your car."

How primitive...

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by redraider
Sat Jul 10, 2004 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Texas Win The West?
Replies: 5
Views: 1887

RE: Can Texas Win The West?

Yes they can win it. Will they? I hope so.

"Sooner or later they'll self destruct. They always do."

So do the DisAstros.

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by redraider
Thu Jul 01, 2004 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your MLB Teams' All Star Candidates
Replies: 32
Views: 2534

RE: Your MLB Teams' All Star Candidates

Michael Young, Hank Blalock, Alfonso Soriano, Kenny ROgers and Coco Cordero

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by redraider
Tue Jun 22, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyauction.com, Any Experiences?
Replies: 5
Views: 1959

RE: Skyauction.com, Any Experiences?

I've used them a few times and they've been fine. You shouldn't have any problems.

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by redraider
Fri Jun 18, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid Sports Team Names/logos
Replies: 59
Views: 14201

RE: Stupid Sports Team Names/logos

Texas A&M Aggies
Any team that has an adejective as a nickname

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by redraider
Wed May 26, 2004 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes
Replies: 57
Views: 12808

RE: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes

Wasn't it also during his tenure that he gave such 'lucrative' and 'record-breaking' contracts to the labor unions? Of course he had good relations with the employees, but at what expense to the future (now the present). Signs of good management is being smart enough during the good times to positio...

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by redraider
Wed May 26, 2004 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes
Replies: 57
Views: 12808

RE: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes

There's no such thing as 'American' capitalism. It defeats the purposes of capitalism and free trade to be so protectionist.

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by redraider
Wed May 26, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes
Replies: 57
Views: 12808

RE: Virgin USA To Order 50 Planes

Yes, what a horrible notion - more competition. We can't let it happen. I want to pay higher fares with fewer choices for travel. Please make this happen Branson and don't start V-USA. Also, Mr. Bush, please waste millions on a UAL loan. Their management has shown such competency for the past 10 yea...

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by redraider
Mon May 03, 2004 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 97 Year Old Grandmothe Arrested In TX
Replies: 46
Views: 3427

RE: 97 Year Old Grandmothe Arrested In TX

In Bergan County, NJ, you can't buy ANYTHING on Sunday except food.

How primitive.

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by redraider
Sat May 01, 2004 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Applies For HNL-NRT
Replies: 35
Views: 6341

RE: American Airlines Applies For HNL-NRT

"AA is trying to put <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> out of business!!! Clearly this is an attack upon <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s turf at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>), Japan"><acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo Internationa...

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by redraider
Fri Apr 30, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 97 Year Old Grandmothe Arrested In TX
Replies: 46
Views: 3427

RE: 97 Year Old Grandmothe Arrested In TX

"Doesn't the state of Texas employ one single social welfare service assistant who could help the old lady?"

What would a social welfare service assistant have done? Walked her across the street? Pay her ticket for her? Does every 97-yr old lady get a social welfare assistant?

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by redraider
Tue Apr 20, 2004 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 52
Views: 2788

RE: What College Did You Attend?

B.A. Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas
M.B.A. Fordham University - New York, New York

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by redraider
Mon Apr 05, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Best Concert You Have Been To?
Replies: 36
Views: 4420

RE: What Is The Best Concert You Have Been To?

Reckless Kelly/Robert Earl Keen/Junior Brown at Irving Plaza in NYC in 2000.

Junior Brown stole the show and is one bad ass guit-steel player. He's amazing to watch.

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by redraider
Sat Apr 03, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Numbers For Bush Due Tomorrow
Replies: 18
Views: 2010

RE: Big Numbers For Bush Due Tomorrow

And 300k for one month does not make up for the paltry 80k created for the COMBINED months of Jan/Feb

What? How does "creating" (not losing) more jobs on top of a previously "created" (not lost) number of jobs make or not make up for anything?

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by redraider
Sat Apr 03, 2004 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?
Replies: 12
Views: 21829

RE: How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?

Since I'm only 8, no I wouldn't be.

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by redraider
Sat Apr 03, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?
Replies: 12
Views: 21829

RE: How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?

Actually, I already tried dictionary.com before posting here. I'd be really impressed if you could make sense of what they have for the pronunciation. Did you actually look at it, or are you just trying to be a smartass? BTW, beautiful pictures and thank you very much for being helpful PHX-LJU. EDIT...

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by redraider
Sat Apr 03, 2004 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?
Replies: 12
Views: 21829

How Do You Pronounce "Ljubljana"?

The capital of Slovenia.

Just curious. I can't seem to make heads or tails of it.

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by redraider
Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most "Third-World" City You've Visited?
Replies: 85
Views: 5101

RE: Most "Third-World" City You've Visited?

Newark, NJ
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by redraider
Fri Mar 19, 2004 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Respond To The Users Sig Above You
Replies: 541
Views: 18984

RE: Respond To The Users Sig Above You

We've pinpointed your location.

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by redraider
Fri Mar 19, 2004 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ncaa Final Four Picks? Post 'em Here
Replies: 22
Views: 1845

RE: Ncaa Final Four Picks? Post 'em Here

Texas Tech
Georgia Tech
Stanford
Texas

Where's Colorado?

/Cricket's chirping...

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by redraider
Fri Mar 12, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2759

RE: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread

I definitely know that CU won't win the Big 12 Tournement since they will lose tomorrow afternoon to the mighty Red Raiders of Texas Tech.

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by redraider
Fri Mar 12, 2004 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rank Your Big 10 Universities Here
Replies: 10
Views: 1885

RE: Rank Your Big 10 Universities Here

Whatever school that provided the genius that kept the name "Big 10" for a conference with 11 schools should be in last place.

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by redraider
Thu Mar 11, 2004 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rank Your Ivy League Universities
Replies: 46
Views: 3561

RE: Rank Your Ivy League Universities

You forgot the "Harvard of the South Plains": Texas Tech.

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by redraider
Thu Mar 11, 2004 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2759

RE: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread

Texas Tech of course!

Hummer, I think CU will be around a 7-9 seed - 10 at the lowest. However, after you lose to Tech on Friday, I could see you slipping to a 12 seed.

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by redraider
Thu Mar 11, 2004 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Is Why Some People Hate Corporations
Replies: 8
Views: 5103

RE: This Is Why Some People Hate Corporations

Too long to read, but anyone pushing/promoting Ugg boots at all should be beat silly with them. I'm tired of seeing wannabe hipster broads with their Nanook of the North Ugg boots pulled up over their sweatpants and grimy sweatshirts looking "chic".

fUggly!

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by redraider
Sat Mar 06, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Username Mean?
Replies: 108
Views: 4099

RE: What's Your Username Mean?

The mascot of my university:

Texas Tech Red Raiders

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by redraider
Sat Mar 06, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have U Ever Seen A Tornado?
Replies: 30
Views: 1701

RE: Have U Ever Seen A Tornado?

Ft. Worth, Texas
2000
Scary, but cool

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by redraider
Thu Mar 04, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fav. Country Artist
Replies: 40
Views: 1987

RE: Fav. Country Artist

Indeed Texan. I was admiring your fine taste in quality Texas music. One of the very limited nice things about living in the NYC area is that those guys make a tour stop up hear at least once a year.

God bless Texas!

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by redraider
Thu Mar 04, 2004 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fav. Country Artist
Replies: 40
Views: 1987

RE: Fav. Country Artist

Willie Nelson
Robert Earl Keen
Townes Van Zandt (songwriter of Pancho & Lefty)
Lyle Lovett
Jerry Jeff Walker
David Allan Coe
Merle Haggard
Johnny Cash
The Flatlanders (Jimme Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock)
Gary P. Nunn
Steve Earle
Hank Williams Jr.
Pat Green

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by redraider
Fri Feb 13, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Some Dukes Of Hazzard Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 2342

RE: Some Dukes Of Hazzard Questions

Didn't Daisy find religion and now wears burkhas?

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by redraider
Sat Jan 24, 2004 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Love DAL
Replies: 28
Views: 3801

RE: Dallas Love DAL

It's my understanding that Love Field will actually expand the number of gates to 32 per the Master Plan approved by the Dallas City Council in 2001 with the aim of turning <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> into a regional hub. <a href="http://www.dallaslov...

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by redraider
Sat Dec 13, 2003 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College/University Did You Attend?
Replies: 82
Views: 3094

RE: What College/University Did You Attend?

B.A. - Texas Tech University, Lubbock ('97)
M.B.A - Fordham Univeristy, New York City ('04)

I was born in Sherman, TX!

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by redraider
Wed Dec 03, 2003 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Burger Outlet?
Replies: 51
Views: 1808

RE: Your Favorite Burger Outlet?

Whataburger!
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by redraider
Tue Nov 25, 2003 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Updated Brief Descriptions Of Texas' Colleges
Replies: 11
Views: 2862

RE: The Updated Brief Descriptions Of Texas' Colleges

Southwest Texas is now Texas State U @ San Marcos. Still the Bobcats.

However, they probably do have female kicker, she just doesn't look like Kathy Ireland. Oh wait, that's U of New Mexico.

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by redraider
Tue Nov 25, 2003 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

Put the bong down, Miami Ohio is NOT a better team than Tech. Miami is probably better than Baylor and maybe A&M (who's having a down year), but that's it. Kansas could beat Miami. Also, don't pull that crap about Miami beat Marshall who beat K-State, therefore Miami is better than K-State. K-State ...

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by redraider
Tue Nov 25, 2003 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

He probably feels the same about you too.  Big grin

In all seriousness, good luck against the Horns on Friday.

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

Say what you want, but week-in, week-out, the Big 12 is MUCH tougher. Every conference has upsets and to be quite honest, it's easy to overlook teams from the <acronym title="Macon - Herbert Smart Downtown (MAC), USA - Georgia">MAC</acronym> and other mid-majors by the super conferences. It's not th...

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Austin Airport Parking
Replies: 2
Views: 1538

RE: Austin Airport Parking

Try parking at one of the airport hotels and taking the curtousy shuttle to the terminal.

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

The competition is nowhere near equal between the <acronym title="Macon - Herbert Smart Downtown (MAC), USA - Georgia">MAC</acronym> and Big 12. I'm not even saying <acronym title="Nouvelair Tunisie (Tunisia)">BJ</acronym> is the best <acronym title="Air Alma (Canada)">QB</acronym> in the country ei...

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

You must live a sheltered life my friend. You're just upset that <acronym title="Nouvelair Tunisie (Tunisia)">BJ</acronym> threw the shocker during the A&M game, both literally and figuratively. Is having a "shocker" foam hand the end of the world, the downfall of civilization, the end of the Aggies...

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Letterman Or Leno?
Replies: 38
Views: 2904

RE: Letterman Or Leno?

Leno is a Hollywood kiss-ass. Letterman is much funnier and speaks his mind more frequently.

Conan is funny too.

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

Hummer - That's part of my point, <acronym title="Croatia Airlines">OU</acronym> made us pay for them, <acronym title="Cubana de Aviacion (Cuba)">CU</acronym> didn't. As for Aggies - they can lay claim to being the biggest hypocrites in the country - I hope you get trounced by UT to end your magical...

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by redraider
Mon Nov 24, 2003 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record
Replies: 24
Views: 3320

RE: BJ Symons Sets New Single Season Passing Record

The game just reinforced why <acronym title="Croatia Airlines">OU</acronym> is the best team in the country and probably one of the tops of all time. The interceptions they created have not been created by other teams against Tech. I am proud of <acronym title="Nouvelair Tunisie (Tunisia)">BJ</acron...

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