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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Alfalfa

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Airports and prayer room
Replies: 21
Views: 858

Re: International Airports and prayer room

DTW elaboration please ??? #2 hub for Delta. Detroit. Ah, but wanted to know how say reflection rooms are different than say common relaxation rooms. Is there a difference, if there is, then what, thank you. Probably - because the airport is government owned - someone kicked up a fuss about it bein...

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?
Replies: 19
Views: 932

Re: what's so wrong about eurowhihte/simple livery?

r6russian wrote:
because eurowhite is gay


What? It should be sad? :duck:

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Texas

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by WesternDC6B
Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Nozzle

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by WesternDC6B
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fire

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Crisp

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Enterprise

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olio of advice on used-car-buying
Replies: 18
Views: 712

Re: Olio of advice on used-car-buying

NIKV69 wrote:
Make sure the transmission has been serviced more than anything. They cost a ton if they fail.


That is true of virtually any car.

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olio of advice on used-car-buying
Replies: 18
Views: 712

Re: Olio of advice on used-car-buying

OK there's already way too much Equinox hate in this thread... :boggled: Probably from people who won't buy anything but an import in the first place because they are sooooo much better you know! To address the topic: 1) Carfax is your friend. 2) Get a mechanic to look at it. 3) Ignore Consumers Re...

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 45
Views: 1918

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

All of these hyper-sensitive people out there, just LOOKING for a reason to be offended, or to complain about something, remind me of a panel cartoon I saw in, I think, Willamette Week several decades ago. This huge, strikingly unattractive woman behind the counter of a book shop was sneering at a m...

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 41
Views: 2101

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

Dieuwer wrote:
What is the problem with Texas these days. First they want to control woman's bodies and now they want to deny the Holocaust?


Where does it say they want to deny the holocaust? It leaves the topic open for discussion.

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by WesternDC6B
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Sticky

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Chanter

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 41
Views: 2101

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

FGITD wrote:
Surprisingly-On a fundamental level, I can somewhat understand it. But given that this is Texas, I’m sure they don’t have the same reasoning that I do.


So I may gain some perspective on your comment, where are you?

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 480350

Re: New Italian airline: ITA Airways

I will :duck: to avoid the tossing of rotten tomatoes, but I have seen FAR worse liveries in my time. The done-with-crayons American Airlines ones; Pan American post 1958, and, there was a United livery with white fuselage, red and blue stuff here and there, and four stars slapped on the vertical st...

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Mix

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Fragmented

hard-drive

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Windows

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Comfort

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would it take for you to move Jobs
Replies: 29
Views: 1240

Re: What would it take for you to move Jobs

Tugger wrote:
"What would it take for you to move Jobs"

A shovel...

Think about it.... :spin:

Tugg


I did. But, what would Mrs. Jobs think of this? :duck:

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's this contraption?
Replies: 13
Views: 2205

Re: What's this contraption?

Parking guide? Indeed. These were not uncommon back in the day. I've seen pics of a 747 with what looks like a fender on the windshield. Once it just touches the windshield, you're in the right spot. Simple and effective. So the same as how my mum parks a car - when it hits the one in front, its pa...

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's this contraption?
Replies: 13
Views: 2205

Re: What's this contraption?

It's a lens-grinding machine. The pilot for the next leg of the trip has a different prescription from the pilot going off-duty. Thus, they are doing some adjustments to the windscreen. :duck:

Probably a parking guide, or a quote ornate device to clean the windscreen.

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorite plane that you haven't flown on
Replies: 25
Views: 1188

Re: Your favorite plane that you haven't flown on

Convair 880/990
Any model of Super Constellation, a 1649 would be a special treat
DC7C
IL-62
VC-10
Bristol Britannia
deHavilland Comet
Tu-154
Airspeed Ambassador
The (fictional) Reindeer from "No Highway in the Sky", but with fewer than 1,440 flight hours, please.

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 10, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 41
Views: 1976

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

"Maybe, but multiple times Irving gas purchased in Maine failed to perform without knocking and noticeable power loss while Shell gas purchased in Mass worked fine and as expected. We’d do this, in years past, two or three times a year." This can be explained - at least in some cases - as ...

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 08, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Veronica!

Seriously: Pond

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 08, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fokkers: What Have You Flown On?
Replies: 22
Views: 716

Re: Fokkers: What Have You Flown On?

Fokker F-27, Pacific Airlines, FAT to, I think, BUR. Prior to 1971.

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Butterfly

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Oct 07, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2125

Re: Your favorite junk food

NIKV69 wrote:
It may be wrong but I also love Frosted Flakes with added sugar omg.


My glucose reading went up 50 points just by reading that.

For the rest of the world my glucose reading just went up by 2.7778 points just by reading that.

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2125

Re: Your favorite junk food

I'm all about the breakfast. Since McD's in the UK stopped the amazing breakfast wrap (a crime against humanity), it has to be the humble sausage McMuffin meal. (Cappuccino as my drink choice) https://imagesvc.meredithcorp.io/v3/mm/image?url=https%3A%2F%2Fstatic.onecms.io%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fs...

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Contralto

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2125

Re: Your favorite junk food

As for JUNK junk food: Little Debby Nutty Buddies.

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by WesternDC6B
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2125

Re: Your favorite junk food

Trader Joe’s sesame cashews. Some nutritional value and soooo yummy!

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 03, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Egotistical

Self-centered

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit A320NEO involved in a birdstrike and fire at ACY
Replies: 81
Views: 11297

Re: Spirit A320NEO involved in a birdstrike and fire at ACY

What's needed is an electric lock on the overhead bins. If there's weight on the wheels, the bins don't open. That and an announcement that the bins "are and will remain closed, locked, and inaccessible while the aircraft is on the ground" would clean up most of this nonsense. If they bui...

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by WesternDC6B
Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Bluster

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2180

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

braggart

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by WesternDC6B
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lockheed L-1011 - Whose have you flown?
Replies: 39
Views: 1745

Re: Lockheed L-1011 - Whose have you flown?

Eastern and Delta. Loved both.

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14384

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

L0VE2FLY wrote:
Payoff

Politician

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last day for legacy service to SWF, HVN, and IPT
Replies: 40
Views: 5418

Re: Last day for legacy service to SWF, HVN, and IPT

Soon enough, we will hear the rumblings of some congresscritter advocating an airline equivalent of an AMTRAK.

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14384

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

debt

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by WesternDC6B
Thu Sep 30, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14384

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

card

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices
Replies: 24
Views: 1186

Re: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices

StarAC17 wrote: Yeah us in North America need to have either the Australia/NZ or UK ones as they are better. :stirthepot::stirthepot: Their outlets have switches on them and fuses in each outlet which I think is the best thing to have. --- One thing I noticed in my travels, in both UK/UK influenced,...

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Sep 28, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14384

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Preferred

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Sep 28, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 41
Views: 1976

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

What was a Simca 1000 doing in the US ? I think our "regular" in France is equivalent to the "premium" in the US, and our "premium" is better than that. Due to smaller engines with higher compressions being the norm, not huge engines with low compressions. It was selli...

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by WesternDC6B
Tue Sep 28, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 41
Views: 1976

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

What does any of this crap mean, anyway? Good question, gas = gas. Or are there different standards in the US? "Top Tier" just indicates the gas has particular additives and methods of refinement that some vehicle manufacturers want in order to keep the fuel systems happy. As for "ga...

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Sep 26, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Did the DC-8 and DC-10 have the largest passenger windows of all commercial jetliners?
Replies: 15
Views: 3384

Re: Did the DC-8 and DC-10 have the largest passenger windows of all commercial jetliners?

eta unknown wrote:
Getting back to jets... What about the comet or caravelle?


I've wondered about those rounded-triangle shapes for the Caravelle windows and some of the early business jets. Something to do with metal fatigue?

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by WesternDC6B
Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 421
Views: 14384

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Neuropathy

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