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by Hole_Courtney
Sun Apr 16, 2006 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Ever Oasis Single?
Replies: 35
Views: 1835

RE: Greatest Ever Oasis Single?

As far as real singles go, I think it's a toss-up between Live Forever and Let There Be Love...with Live forever edging the latter out a bit purely for how long ago it was released. One of the best things about Oasis, as many have mentioned, is that their singles have AMAZING b-sides. Calling them b...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Park, Family Guy, And Mohammed
Replies: 22
Views: 2950

RE: South Park, Family Guy, And Mohammed

Knowing the antics Matt Stone and Trey Parker have used in the past, one cannot automatically assume that Comedy Central censored the Mohammed images. That part of the episode could be a joke by the creators. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1...

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Philosophy At DAL Vs. UA's At MDW
Replies: 13
Views: 4292

RE: AA Philosophy At DAL Vs. UA's At MDW

I think the first thing one should think about is the population difference between Chicago and Dallas/Ft. Worth. Chicago has a metro area population of 9.4 million, and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area has 5.3 million people (all taken from wikipedia.) Further, I'm guessing that the Chicago metro area is ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Official 34th Self Pictures Thread!
Replies: 97
Views: 6341

RE: The Official 34th Self Pictures Thread!

New to photo posting... Here's me at the New Orleans Zoo in February: <img src="http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/kevlarshimmelsk/me5msy.jpg" width="200" height="367" border=0> Me about a year ago in front of my mom's house in College Station: <img src="http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/kevlar...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Mar 02, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Heat In Texas
Replies: 36
Views: 2793

RE: Record Heat In Texas

Man, you guys are right! though, this temperature change certainly makes last year incredibly varied - I remember it being the first weekend of May in 2005, and the daytime temperature in Sherman (60 miles N of Downtown Dallas) being 40F! Of course, four years ago, during September, in College Stati...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White Americans And Crystal Meth
Replies: 50
Views: 3374

RE: White Americans And Crystal Meth

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White Americans And Crystal Meth
Replies: 50
Views: 3374

RE: White Americans And Crystal Meth

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White Americans And Crystal Meth
Replies: 50
Views: 3374

RE: White Americans And Crystal Meth

I never post here, I usually like to read cos frankly a lot of the posts are hella interesting. That being said, I feel compelled to respond because the original poster said that any meth users wouldn't be on a.net and therefore wouldn't respond. I am a former meth user, and I've seen and been throu...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sat Jul 24, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Sleeping?
Replies: 30
Views: 2686

RE: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Sleeping?

If you're talking just straight not sleeping without substances, then I've prolly only stayed awake one night without sleep, around 35 hours. But when you got some good ole meth in your system I've been awake from 10am one Friday morning until 8pm on the following Monday...so that's about....somethi...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sat Jul 10, 2004 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Did/Do You Take Drugs?
Replies: 91
Views: 3135

RE: So Did/Do You Take Drugs?

Drugs are a form of entertainment, a temporary feeling you get from doing something. Having said that, that's the way I've always looked at any type of drugs. I've done alcohol, cigarettes, pot, schrooms, and meth. The only one I really hated was alcohol. I had no control over myself on it. I think ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue May 18, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Sexual Preference Affect Friendship?
Replies: 82
Views: 4350

RE: Does Sexual Preference Affect Friendship?

I echo most of your sentiments when I say that all my straight friends take me as I am. My best friends are a guy and a girl, and they both enjoy hearing about my life. They tell me when they talk to each other that they're extremely happy that I finally am not hiding anything. They just want me to ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon May 10, 2004 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your HOT Music Pick Of The Week!
Replies: 11
Views: 2468

RE: Your HOT Music Pick Of The Week!

Dude, Followed the Waves would be my pick too.

Melissa Auf der Maur's solo album is absolutley top. I think it's the best thing to come out this year.

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon May 03, 2004 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Taste In Music?
Replies: 40
Views: 2039

RE: Your Taste In Music?

I mostly listen to British music from the mid-90's, and American music from around the same period. Oasis Manic Street Preachers Suede Blur Pulp the Verve Cooper Temple Clause Stereophonics Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Placebo Hole Nirvana Smashing Pumpkins Courtney Love Alice in Chains Mudhoney Soun...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon May 03, 2004 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health System In The USA
Replies: 44
Views: 2631

RE: Health System In The USA

UAL747DEN: Dude, when you said that all not paying medical bills does is ruin your credit rating, you wrote it as if a credit rating is not a big deal. In the US, you should know this, almost everything you do in life depends on your credit rating. In our car dependant society, getting a good deal o...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sun May 02, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melissa Auf Der Maur
Replies: 2
Views: 1166

Melissa Auf Der Maur

Ok, has anyone here heard Melissa Auf der Maur's solo material? (she used to play bass for Hole and the Smashing Pumpkins) I ordered the album from the UK, and I am absolutely blown away by every song on it. Has anyone else heard it and been this impressed? I can't keep listening to the thing. It ju...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Apr 29, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pic Thread - Part #3
Replies: 140
Views: 11706

RE: Self-pic Thread - Part #3

fspilot747- no, unfortunately i do not know the girl behind me. in retrospect, it would probably have been a good thing to turn around at the time.

oh well

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Apr 27, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Question About Smoking In General?
Replies: 10
Views: 2465

RE: One Question About Smoking In General?

Well, from a smoker's perspective, here's my reason. <acronym title="Challenge Air Cargo (USA) and Rheintalflug (Austria)">WE</acronym> already have our window rolled down so we're not hot-boxing the car with tobacco, so when the thing is out, it's the easiest thing to do. much safer for us than ben...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sat Apr 24, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of US Dead Banned By Pentagon?
Replies: 54
Views: 3147

RE: Pictures Of US Dead Banned By Pentagon?

It appalls me that the White House has the gaul to say that banning the pictures was to protect the dead soldiers' families. Utter crap. The reason we have this policy in the US is because, during Vietnam, the same images were broadcast. The sight of these coffins pushed many Americans over the edge...

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by Hole_Courtney
Fri Apr 23, 2004 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pic Thread - Part #3
Replies: 140
Views: 11706

RE: Self-pic Thread - Part #3

Here's mine.

It's taken at Heathrow after my flight from Toronto and a baggage handing mishap. That cigarette tasted really good after all that nonsense.

(sorry about the size of the photo)

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Apr 22, 2004 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your Skyline Pics Here!
Replies: 58
Views: 4223

RE: Post Your Skyline Pics Here!

It's not much of a skyline, but it's sure my hometown. College Station, <acronym title="Caribéenne de Transport (France)">TX</acronym>. Looking East from the West side of Texas A&M: <img src="http://img55.photobucket.com/albums/v167/manicoasis/001.jpg" width=650> Looking North on Texas Avenue: <img ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Apr 20, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 52
Views: 2788

RE: What College Did You Attend?

I am currently a junior at Austin College, in Sherman, TX.

studying History and Sociology.

Will attend the University of Bristol, in the UK, next fall for a semester abroad. Then time for graduation and then who knows what.

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saabs...Someone Has Gotta Love 'em
Replies: 51
Views: 5734

RE: Saabs...Someone Has Gotta Love 'em

I've flown them between College Station (CLL) and <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> numerous times, and half the time the flights are better than the mainline legs I connect to. I like being on props, it feels like you're really flying. The ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bullet Trains
Replies: 7
Views: 1308

RE: Bullet Trains

I used the UK rails extensively for a week this March, and my train was only delayed once. Granted it's only personal experience, but you guys in the UK have it good when it comes to rail (granted the dollar to pound ratio made it quite expensive.) Everything seemed timely and the trains were quite ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Apr 06, 2004 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bullet Trains
Replies: 7
Views: 1308

RE: Bullet Trains

I certainly believe that bullet trains are a possibility in the United States. Between cities like Dallas/Houston/Austin/San Antonio, Chicago/Minneapolis/St. Louis/Detroit and many other, I think they would be good, fast alternatives to airlines. The only problem is that airlines have a strong lobby...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Apr 05, 2004 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Language Would You Like To Speak?
Replies: 66
Views: 3849

RE: Which Language Would You Like To Speak?

The only language i've ever really had the desire to learn, it's Swedish. Not because of practicality or anything like that, but rather because one of my favourite bands, Kent, is swedish, and most of their stuff is in Swedish, and i'd really like to understand more of it than just the translations ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Apr 05, 2004 4:52 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?

I'd have to say Oasis in Chicago during the summer of 2002. Noel did an acoustic version of Wonderwall, and that was well worth the price of admission. An honourable mention would have to be Placebo last december in Dallas. They put on a bad ass show, and I got to meet them and take my picture with ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Apr 05, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would You Want To Fly On The A380?
Replies: 176
Views: 15429

RE: Would You Want To Fly On The A380?

I would love to fly on it for the experience of flying an aircraft that size. I mean, a double Decker aircraft is a marvelous achievement. I remember when I flew on the 747-400 for the first time that I was just amazed at the size of it, and the A380 should not be an exception. the only thing I woul...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Apr 05, 2004 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Feel Very Strongly About IN-N-OUT?
Replies: 31
Views: 2490

RE: Anyone Feel Very Strongly About IN-N-OUT?

I think it's one of the greatest things to happen to fast food. For one thing, the way they prepare the food is not found in any other chain fast food place. The burgers are hella greasy and the fries are salty, just the way god intended it. It's also relatively cheap, around $5 for a double-double ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Flying What Over Spring Break?
Replies: 88
Views: 6543

RE: Who's Flying What Over Spring Break?

I'm going to the UK <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> CRJ <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YY...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Verve: Bittersweet Symphony
Replies: 15
Views: 1287

RE: The Verve: Bittersweet Symphony

The verve broke up after that record, because Richard Ashcroft (singer) and Nick McCabe (guitarist) didn't get along at all Ashcroft has since released two solo albums, both of which I enjoy on a regular basis. Any lovers of Bittersweet Synphony should check out the album it's on, Urban Hymns, and a...

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Feb 11, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Will U Never Fly Again?....
Replies: 149
Views: 16452

RE: What Airline Will U Never Fly Again?....

My vote would have to go to Iberia. I flew them from <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Seville (- San Pablo) (SVQ / LEZL), Spain">SVQ</acronym> and return a month apart. The first time, I was connecting from Delta in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Fri Jan 02, 2004 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chicago Regains Title As Murder Capital Of The US
Replies: 26
Views: 4319

RE: Chicago Regains Title As Murder Capital Of The US

Did anybody take time to look at the numbers? Chicago had around 600 homicides. Okay, that sucks for 600 families. But let's be serious. 2.8 million people live in Chicago city proper, and that's not even counting the suburbs (which, no one knows whether the statistics counted them or not.) What I'm...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Dec 15, 2003 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Few Questions About Getting To Florence, Italy
Replies: 29
Views: 5049

RE: A Few Questions About Getting To Florence, Italy

A friend of mine is studying abroad this spring in Florence as well. She asked me to help her plan her trip there, as she didn't really know where to start. You're flying from NY, so that's easier than her flying from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">...

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by Hole_Courtney
Fri Dec 12, 2003 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College/University Did You Attend?
Replies: 82
Views: 3094

RE: What College/University Did You Attend?

I am currently a junior at Austin College in Sherman, <acronym title="Caribéenne de Transport (France)">TX</acronym>. It's a good school, I guess, but it's in such a dump (i'm not just talking about the part of the town it's in, but the city as well.) But, I must say that I'm better prepared academi...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Dec 09, 2003 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Pilots Decline Arbitration
Replies: 40
Views: 2705

RE: Mesaba Pilots Decline Arbitration

Best of luck to the pilots. I hope that they show solidarity in their dispute with Mesaba. I hope that their management doesn't rape them like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> did to their unions and basically scare them into coming to an agreement. Labour creates all wealth. li...

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Nov 05, 2003 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top 3 Worst Cities In The US.
Replies: 62
Views: 4966

RE: Your Top 3 Worst Cities In The US.

How can anyone with the name, "RedRaider" criticize College Station. Ever been to Lubbock? The county is DRY, and not only that, it's so flat you can stand on an aluminum can and see from one end of the city to the other. Not that College Station is a heaven, but seriously, it's better than anything...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Oct 02, 2003 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Is Zealand?
Replies: 14
Views: 2315

Where Is Zealand?

Ok, so everyone knows where New Zealand is. My question is, where is the first.

I've read somewhere that it's an island of Denmark, but i've never seen it on any world atlas in which I've looked.

Can anyone help me out?

live forever and stay beautiful,
hole_courtney

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Oct 01, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1 In 4 Texans Goes Without Health Insurance
Replies: 51
Views: 3387

RE: 1 In 4 Texans Goes Without Health Insurance

JCS17, it's quite easy for you to sit in your SMU dorm and rattle on about how people can choose to do whatever they want. The fact of the matter is that most people don't have the same opportunities as you and I. Only 18% of American even attend post-secondary school. It's not easy for everyone els...

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by Hole_Courtney
Mon Sep 29, 2003 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Very Nerdy Topic About The Game Starcraft
Replies: 8
Views: 2453

RE: A Very Nerdy Topic About The Game Starcraft

Starcraft does have a very good story line. I remember playing Warcraft <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> thinking that it had a story line. When I got to Starcraft, I was really amazed at the amount of story and detail that went into the game. That being said, Blizzard has...

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by Hole_Courtney
Fri Sep 26, 2003 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Results On The Atkins Diet
Replies: 48
Views: 6924

RE: My Results On The Atkins Diet

No one can say that this diet is healthy/unhealthy for the long term. There is no evidence either way. I did the Atkins diet, albeit a modified version (it's hard to control your diet in college with dorm food.) I lost 60 pounds in 9 months, without any exercise. I went from a 38 pants to a 30. It's...

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by Hole_Courtney
Fri Sep 26, 2003 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If The US Became Separated
Replies: 29
Views: 3185

RE: What If The US Became Separated

Texas does not have the right to secede. In order to be readmitted to the Union after the Civil War, each of the rebelling states had to include in their new constitutions a provision prohibiting them from ever seceding. So much for an urban legend. live forever and stay beautiful, hole_courtney

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Sep 23, 2003 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Europe Perfect?
Replies: 28
Views: 2103

RE: Is Europe Perfect?

You know, I love Europe. It's a wonderful place, full of history, full of culture. It's very beautiful, and has all different kinds of things to do. Many different ideas are represented there, and it's just a neat-o place. But, I'm sick and tired of Europeans claiming that they have a moral superior...

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Sep 17, 2003 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Court: Divorced Dad Must Pay Tuition
Replies: 16
Views: 2286

RE: Court: Divorced Dad Must Pay Tuition

Listen to the Violins playing after L-188's posts. I almost wept because it was so sweet that he can be the brave man out there paying for his own schooling, and making mama proud without her writing a check. Under your logic, my family would have never been educated. My grandfather spent 9 years of...

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by Hole_Courtney
Tue Sep 16, 2003 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cable Or Satellite
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

RE: Cable Or Satellite

Satelite offers you more channels, but if you live anywhere other than like California (i.e. no weather changes throughout the whole year) you're not going to get consistant connection. If it rains, signal goes out. If it's windy, signal goes out. If there's a bird on the roof, the signal goes out. ...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Sep 11, 2003 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Judge Allows Lawsuits Vs. Boeing, AA, UA, Et
Replies: 98
Views: 4955

RE: US Judge Allows Lawsuits Vs. Boeing, AA, UA, Et

Ok, this was sent to me by someone from Puerto Rico who says they aren't registered, but wanted to post in this topic. If i was had by a con artist or something, oh well, here's what they asked me to post. "Hey...from San Juan Puerto Rico...... These days we hope for one miracle to live up aviation....

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Judge Allows Lawsuits Vs. Boeing, AA, UA, Et
Replies: 98
Views: 4955

US Judge Allows Lawsuits Vs. Boeing, AA, UA, Et

Just breaking on the BBC, <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3094758.stm" target=_blank>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3094758.stm</a> I personally think it's awful that people are going to try and get a lot of money out of this. It's not like Boeing could have designed their planes t...

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by Hole_Courtney
Thu Aug 28, 2003 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Operations At DAL
Replies: 7
Views: 2902

RE: WN's Operations At DAL

I don't understand why the officials at Love Field think that <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> operations are going to happen. As the article mentions, ASA pulled out, as did Continental pull its <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> f...

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by Hole_Courtney
Wed Aug 20, 2003 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Welcome To The Monkey House (WTF?)
Replies: 1
Views: 2402

RE: Welcome To The Monkey House (WTF?)

Thirteen Tales was a great album; they just don't have it on this one. I just saw them on Conan, and they just don't seem excited anymore, really boring. but, granted they have some absolutely wonderful songs, like "Not if you were the last junkie on earth" and "everyday should be a holiday" plus ev...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sat Aug 09, 2003 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO In CLL
Replies: 22
Views: 3126

RE: CO In CLL

College Station and air service is really a catch 22. We're 2 hours from both Houston and Austin, which are both international and domestic centres, respectively. Still, 2 hours is 2 hours, and when you get home from a trip, you're tired and that extra time wanes on you; however, paying $200 more to...

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by Hole_Courtney
Sat Jul 19, 2003 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite City To Visit
Replies: 27
Views: 2257

RE: Favorite City To Visit

AerLingus, that's totally rock and roll that they're extending it down through chinatown. Though, it could take the charm of walking through chinatown away. There's just something about peddlers that's kinda cool. Speaking of vantage point for spotting at <acronym title="San Francisco - Internationa...

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