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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 30, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59794

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

To the best of my knowledge here’s a brief list & as you know contracts are reviewed, renewed or terminated. I can tell you right now Dnata group has a majority of the major contracts. Dnata - EK,SQ,EY,UL,MK,AI, Cabin Services Australia - EK,SQ,EY,UL,AI, Dnata Catering - EK,QF,SQ (excludes SQ e...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 27, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4699

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

The price of housing has skyrocketed. Our home has almost tripled in value since we bought it in 2012. the only thing destroying the place is the hypercapitalist tech industry, which keeps adding more and more jobs to a housing market that isn't adding a lot of new units. What you say is "dest...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 27, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

wrong in the worst case

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 27, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45207

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

anime

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 27, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59794

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Correction below... Q Catering - Sold to Dnata Catering 1st November 2018 Toll dnata Airport Services - Acquired by Dnata Alpha Flight Group Ltd - Acquired by Dnata Catering Aerocare - Acquired by Swissport Cabin Services Australia - Originally known as Broadlex Air Services, acquired by Dnata Grou...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 27, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 66
Views: 5080

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

A thread was started recently just to make fun of Putin tripping over after an ice-hockey match; wow! Non Av has become quite a sad place but there is some great reading for those looking for a laugh. So how is this anti-Trump? It's very simple logic: Is subject aviation related? If not, is the sub...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 18, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes Australia special on 737max
Replies: 57
Views: 10049

Re: 60 Minutes Australia special on 737max

There were links to this episode in other threads. Particularly chilling were the comments from the AA pilot and his description of what the final moments must have been like for passengers on both flights. This! He was not acting; he was really emotional. Sad to see but glad to see his passion for ...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340-500/600
Replies: 16
Views: 2775

Re: A340-500/600

fallap wrote:
I am booked on an Azerbaijan Airlines A340-500 this Summer, Baku - Istanbul.


Hopefully no equipment swap for you, sir.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did Qantas never order the 777?
Replies: 14
Views: 4189

Re: Why did Qantas never order the 777?

I think QF never intended to order the 777 and never will. Sunrise will go to an ULR variant of the 351. Why were QF part of the group of eight given the would be ETOPS limitations on 777s on the QF network back then? Who knows why.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?
Replies: 41
Views: 1833

Re: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?

As a pax? The 767 followed by the A340 and A330 or any jetliner with 2 seats along the side in Y. I love the rows in the 747 down the back, or in various sections of the 777, that have just 2 seats per side row instead of 3. Then there are the old 2-5-2 configured 777s. Just give me 2 seats with a w...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

They are allowed to cross to the other side of the road to do an overtake. It is the law here. I’m not sure what this all has to do with making friends though. Not in most of the built up areas with double unbroken lines which is where I see most of the rage occur: ""Double white unbroken...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

to each other as we

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Thu May 16, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 66
Views: 5080

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

Most moderators are in favor of getting rid of political discussion entirely, myself included. Another good idea that I agree with. Jesse Honestly, this problem can be solved easily - don't participate. Don't read. What an original idea! Maybe to post in non aviation you should have photos accepted...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 13, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More
Replies: 55
Views: 16562

Re: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More

Air Italy is all smokes and mirrors. No real plan or strategy. They are justifying their seasonal approach to route planning as a novice business strategy in the airline business. The India market sudden exit is a clear sign of having no clue of how to manage an airline. Exactly. Crappy airlines wi...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 13, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fascinating documentary on ATL
Replies: 7
Views: 2781

Re: Fascinating documentary on ATL

Thank you for sharing.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 13, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 66
Views: 5080

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

Non-Av should not even be a part of this website IMO. Just stay with your core business. There are plenty if other websites to discuss Non-Av issues. Good idea. I agree. Most moderators are in favor of getting rid of political discussion entirely, myself included. Another good idea that I agree wit...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 13, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

touching distance of Joe Biden

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 13, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

To the guy above (not the waterpolo person) - never, ever ride close to the kerb. You’ll get yourself killed that way. Always ride further out from the edge of the road, that way if someone passes you too closely you have room to move. Years and years of experience here and hardly any hostile inter...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 66
Views: 5080

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

Anet is declining because it has gone too far left. Take Non Av for instance. Just browsing the thread titles will indicate just how anti-right / pro-left Anet has become. The majority of threads are anti-right / anti-Trump yet some pro-right / anti-left comments will be deleted in a matter of minut...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

parties until she gets naked

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

To the guy above (not the waterpolo person) - never, ever ride close to the kerb. You’ll get yourself killed that way. Always ride further out from the edge of the road, that way if someone passes you too closely you have room to move. Years and years of experience here and hardly any hostile inter...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

You were so proud of your "you can go back into retirement" line that you used it twice, cute! You are on the ball! And managed to name-drop the brand of car you drive, also cute. Doesn't detract from how dehumanizing you are towards cyclists You a still very sharp for somebody just out o...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

his hot daughter, Ivanka, can

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sun May 12, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

I am mostly referring to the lycra wearing daily commute on city streets cyclists, not the weekend warriors in their groups. The weekend cyclists in their large groups seem to be much better behaved. Jesus christ what a load of crap. Typical response when somebody is offended by reality. I've hardly...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 6081

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

Mostly the common theme is we ride/race bicycles. That involves some dedication and hard work, something the whingers and whiners today wouldn’t know about. They just expect to rant about everything they don’t like and blame everyone else for it. Oh, it’s the fault of the millennials, the treehugge...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11461

Re: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread

I just tried. Also blocked with the following message: "Sorry, you have been blocked You are unable to access airliners.net Why have I been blocked? This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. The action you just performed triggered the security solution. The...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45207

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Negative

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6826

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

You can find quite a few clips on YouTube of relatives, particularly parents and their children, up front together on a major airline.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Eva Airlines cabin crew negotiation broken, strike to start today
Replies: 25
Views: 1487

Re: Eva Air (BR) Flight Attendants to Hold Strike Vote

Overnight in Tokyo after a 3.5 hour one way flight ....... sorry thats ridiculous? And why do they have to show up 2.5 hours before departure? I'm perplexed too as to why they report 2.5hrs prior to departure. What could possibly take that long? Helping each other with makeup? ;) Agreed that the 2....

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 91
Views: 10114

Re: Airliners.net dating

I used Match and it was a waste of time with fake accounts purely there to get you to keep paying your monthly subscription. I met my wife on Match and we have been together for 14 years. I found it difficult to meet people that interested me in traditional ways whilst being a long haul pilot due t...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45207

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Plus

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat May 11, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

become the best President ever

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Wed May 08, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?
Replies: 96
Views: 7961

Re: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?

I'd definitely wait a while, a year sounds about right to me, to see if any more just crash themselves in that timeframe. Plenty of other more trustworthy / proven types to fly on. My last 737 flight was over 5 years and 50+ flight cycles ago so I probably wouldn't have a max in a potential itinerar...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised
Replies: 36
Views: 7563

Re: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised

Upon observing the situation you should have immediately called a flight attendant over and asked "where is all of seat 12E?" LOL Next time I'm going to give Tiger a try. At least I'll get to log an airline I haven't tried yet. Are you really sure you want to try Tiger :o What widebody in...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45207

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Supermarkets

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you could log any ten aircraft / airline combos, what would they be???
Replies: 24
Views: 2351

Re: If you could log any ten aircraft / airline combos, what would they be???

A340-500 Thai Government / Las Vegas Sands / Any 345!!! 747SP Vegas Sands 747-400ER Qantas 747-8 Air China 747-400 KLM 340-500 Azerbaijan Airlines 340-600 Lufthansa 340-300 Air Tahiti Nui 777-200LR Delta 350-900ULR Singapore 787-10 United Jesse Wow, I have seen all of those except the 747SP. I had ...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF SFO-SYD Transitions to 787-9 From December 4th 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 5693

Re: QF SFO-SYD Transitions to 787-9 From December 4th 2019

Great, that means airfares will rise dramatically on this route. I fly this route a lot. Within a few years on this route, UA downsized from 747-400 to 777-200 to 787-9. And now with QF downsizing, planes are not only packed but it's going to be a lot more expensive. Good for the airline if they wi...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jetstar Australia Boeing 787-8 | Gold Coast to Melbourne | Economy Class | Trip Report & Video
Replies: 3
Views: 4972

Re: Jetstar Australia Boeing 787-8 | Gold Coast to Melbourne | Economy Class | Trip Report & Video

I love getting to fly on the odd wide body aircraft that are used on domestic sectors between international flights.

What's with the white / grey nose cone?

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying for the sake of flying - Iberia A340 Madrid to London (includes link to Full Flight Video)
Replies: 1
Views: 4423

Re: Flying for the sake of flying - Iberia A340 Madrid to London (includes link to Full Flight Video)

Well done on getting to log the A340.

Luckily an equipment swap didn't spoil your plans.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I let U.S. Bank have it
Replies: 20
Views: 1799

Re: I let U.S. Bank have it

TWA772LR wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
It's times like this I appreciate Wells Fargo

And Chase.


And Bank of America.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Network sites asking for real identity
Replies: 25
Views: 1703

Re: Social Network sites asking for real identity

I wonder how many Internet users would post / behave differently online if they were identified by their real name? Probably many.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is This Aircraft Taking Off or Landing?
Replies: 23
Views: 5090

Re: Is This Aircraft Taking Off or Landing?

Landing based on the location.

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24767

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

go and get an eye

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45207

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Pedestrian

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Tue May 07, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A much needed debate on carry on luggage.
Replies: 127
Views: 8816

Re: A much needed debate on carry on luggage.

I don’t understand your comment. I know... I haven’t declared I would behave in a different way to how people have been shown to behave in crashes but you have, what do you believe you will behave differently? How some people have been shown to behave in crashes. Not all people. I will behave like ...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon May 06, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you could log any ten aircraft / airline combos, what would they be???
Replies: 24
Views: 2351

Re: If you could log any ten aircraft / airline combos, what would they be???

777Jet wrote:
A340-500 Thai Government / Las Vegas Sands / Any 345!!!


747SP Vegas Sands
747-400ER Qantas
747-8 Air China
747-400 KLM
340-500 Azerbaijan Airlines
340-600 Lufthansa
340-300 Air Tahiti Nui
777-200LR Delta
350-900ULR Singapore
787-10 United

Jesse

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised
Replies: 36
Views: 7563

Re: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised

Hi again 777Jet, I am surprised that you did not ask for 12D to be moved given that 12D was the problem, somebody was going to have to move, and you paid extra for specific seat selection. That is what I will do if placed in the same situation in the future. Good. If I was in your situation, the pas...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised
Replies: 36
Views: 7563

Re: Horrible Jetstar Experience - Seat Space and Well-being Compromised

If I could go back and handle the situation again I would have said we want the 2 seats together that we paid extra for (because I needed 12F), so 12D is the one that will be moving up to 10B and 10C. Then the other pax would have seen the scale of the problem. I feel we compromised too much by all...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 131
Views: 30212

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Hi gzm! you believe in a theory that has run its circle, and has the flaw that it is so convenient in that it exonerates everybody else and blames it all on one (dead) person? Now you are arguing that the theory the provides the most likely and the most rational assessment of what happened based on ...

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by FlyDeltaJetsATL
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2018
Replies: 246
Views: 8431

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2018

WarRI1 wrote:
mule which is not really....................


tasty because it smells like

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