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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Geneva Convention
Replies: 35
Views: 1302

RE: Geneva Convention

The taliban is not recognized by anyone as a legitmate military force. They are mere murderous thugs. The US does not recognize them as POW's because they are not. Your definition under the Geneva convention doesn't apply. You European do-gooders can whine about that all you want, it's not gonna cha...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask Me A Question About Islam.
Replies: 150
Views: 3400

RE: Ask Me A Question About Islam.

As with any other land in the world, it belongs to whoever is strong enough to hold onto it.

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Geneva Convention
Replies: 35
Views: 1302

RE: Geneva Convention

They are viewed by the US as criminals and not POW's. We owe them nothing under the Geneva convention. If you bothered to educate yourself on the topic you would also notice that they are currently being treated better than they ever have been before. 3 meals a day, 10x10 of their own space (more th...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask Me A Question About Islam.
Replies: 150
Views: 3400

RE: Ask Me A Question About Islam.

The Bible also claims to be the Word of God, although it was handed down through many prophets and men, instead of just one. Neither can be proven any more than the other.

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask Me A Question About Islam.
Replies: 150
Views: 3400

RE: Ask Me A Question About Islam.

Now, that is funny... my bad...and that did make me laugh by the way...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask Me A Question About Islam.
Replies: 150
Views: 3400

RE: Ask Me A Question About Islam.

TWfirst - you are entitled to your opinion about anyone as long as it is factually correct. If it is not correct, then it is slander and not protected under the First Amendment. I do, in fact, have a college education complete with a degree. In fact, I have a minor in religious studies, so guess wha...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask Me A Question About Islam.
Replies: 150
Views: 3400

RE: Ask Me A Question About Islam.

Dash8 - wonderfully put. I say the same but they will call you a homophobe none the less. In their own ignorance and intolerane they can do nothing but call everyone who disagrees with them ignorant and intolerant. It makes me laugh uproariously.

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For The Fisherman In Here...
Replies: 22
Views: 2120

RE: For The Fisherman In Here...

What do taxes have to do with fishing? We fish to forget about things like taxes. Go away.

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For The Fisherman In Here...
Replies: 22
Views: 2120

RE: For The Fisherman In Here...

Superfly and KROC - email me and I can hook you up if you get to Alaska. I live to fish and can hook you up with guys that go for fun, or I have a couple of buddies that run both river and off-shore charters. Let me know what I can do to help. We may not always agree, but fishing is certainly someth...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For The Fisherman In Here...
Replies: 22
Views: 2120

RE: For The Fisherman In Here...

Either a Pixie in bright colors like pink(bes),red and orange (for silver and red salmon) or Spin n' glo's ahead of a treble hook baited with roe (for Kings). Halibut fishing I just use a very heavy weight and a big hook baited with octopus if I can get it, or herring any other time. Spray the bait ...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Feb 06, 2002 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

De727 - I slightly exaggerated my position to make a point, but perhaps I should clarify. My point was that I am a father first and their buddy second, meaning I make decisions based on whats best for them, not on whether they or going to like me for it or not. My children are not my equal, as you w...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

Discipline and rape are not the same thing little boy. Saying so shows how little you really understand. I have never "hit" my kids. And I never will. I will spank them if they need it, but that is not the same thing. And when I say your parents should have spanked you, I meant it. Sounds to me like...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupidest Movie You've Ever Seen
Replies: 70
Views: 3462

RE: Stupidest Movie You've Ever Seen

the english patient - walked out

gone with the wind is right up there too

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

I still call my elders Mr or Mrs so and so...it is respectful no matter how old you are. My kids are not allowed to call adults by their first name, ever. And I won't apologize to a snot nosed brat like you for that. Adults who allow you to call them by their first name are not showing you respect, ...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

Thank you, sir. I appreciate that.

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

I am raising 3 very well behaved, unspoiled kids. And, they are disciplined when it is required. Why do I discipline them? Because I love them and want them to be successful in life. If more parents got a handle on their children, we wouldn't have the problems we have with kids running wild and show...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

Oh yeah, great advice from another spoiled, undisciplined, ungrateful teenage brat. Your parents obviously didn't smack you on the ass often enough either.

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Feb 05, 2002 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?
Replies: 39
Views: 7767

RE: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?

Sad thing is, my minivan cost a lot more than a lot of BMW's. Makes me wonder what's so great about a BMW. I've driven BMW's, and I like my Chrysler a whole lot better. In fact, I would even stoop as low as to buy something GM made before I would buy one of those cramped, uncomfortable, making rattl...

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by Twotterwrench
Mon Feb 04, 2002 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?
Replies: 39
Views: 7767

RE: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?

There's nothing that impresses the girls more than a shiny red brand new minivan like mine. They especially like the car seats in the back. I highly recommend it for everyone.

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Feb 03, 2002 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)
Replies: 74
Views: 3417

RE: My Life On The Net, Sucks W/ My Parents (Read)

Whiners get their way...and this forum is absolutely chock full of whiners these days. If I wanted to hear this cry baby shit, I would go back to Jr. High school. "Girls don't like me, my parents discipline me..." boo hoo hoo. As a parent, let me tell you that if you really are as smart as you think...

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Feb 03, 2002 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Men With Bald Heads
Replies: 21
Views: 4997

RE: Men With Bald Heads

I refer to my receding hair line as "thigh burns."

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by Twotterwrench
Thu Jan 31, 2002 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Choose A Car
Replies: 33
Views: 2384

RE: Help Me Choose A Car

Gotta love my Chrysler Town and Country AWD lxi, inferno red, with the not one.. but TWO car seats!!! Go MINIVANS... suvs are for posers!

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Jan 30, 2002 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Unusual Place You've Done It...
Replies: 75
Views: 4817

RE: Most Unusual Place You've Done It...

on the green of the 5th hole at Indian Canyon golf course. (don't tell my wife...lol)

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Jan 29, 2002 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Straight Woman In Anchorage?
Replies: 9
Views: 1698

RE: Any Straight Woman In Anchorage?

Careful, metwrench...sounds like MXboy is hot for you....

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Jan 29, 2002 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh-oh...the Pots Calling The Kettle Black
Replies: 1
Views: 1576

Uh-oh...the Pots Calling The Kettle Black

XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX MON JAN 28 2002 20:21:38 ET XXXXX GLOBAL CROSSING BANKRUPTCY: GOP INSIDERS QUESTION DNC CHAIRMAN MCAULIFFE PROFIT, TURNED $100,000 INTO $18,000,000 **Exclusive** ENRON-stung GOPers are discreetly eyeing the collapse of GLOBAL CROSSING [which on Monday became the 4th largest...

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by Twotterwrench
Mon Jan 28, 2002 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick
Replies: 17
Views: 2324

RE: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick

Uh-oh... did I see another Clinton on that list? Well, if a clinton is involved, you know something dirty is going on....

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by Twotterwrench
Mon Jan 28, 2002 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three Strikes Law: Yes Or No?
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

RE: Three Strikes Law: Yes Or No?

Hepkat, don't distort what happened. He wasn't jailed for a slice of pizza, he was jailed because he was a habitual, unreformable criminal and society has a right to be protected from those with a blatant disregard for the rights, safety and security of everyone else. The law says you go to jail for...

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by Twotterwrench
Mon Jan 28, 2002 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick
Replies: 17
Views: 2324

RE: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick

My support is by no means unconditional. I have looked at the "evidence" and find it wanting. This is a blatant political attack and nothing more. Unlike most Americans, I don't believe something just because I hear it on the evening news. The talking heads from the networks are looking for a way to...

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Jan 27, 2002 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PT6A Versus TPE-331
Replies: 16
Views: 35883

RE: PT6A Versus TPE-331

Ahhh...my favorite topic. Alas, I must go to bed, but I shall shatter the illusion that Garrett makes a good engine tomorrow...promise.

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Jan 27, 2002 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI A340 Took Off From ANC's Taxiway, Not Runway!
Replies: 88
Views: 9705

RE: CI A340 Took Off From ANC's Taxiway, Not Runway!

Must add a correction to my previous post.. the DC-10 was not Sabena air.. it was Korean Air. Seems to me we see an awful lot of those blue tails in the midst of smoking wreckage on the evening news doesn't it?

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Jan 27, 2002 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI A340 Took Off From ANC's Taxiway, Not Runway!
Replies: 88
Views: 9705

RE: CI A340 Took Off From ANC's Taxiway, Not Runway!

Anyone know how to say "Oh shit" in Chinese? The Sabena incident you are referring to happened in 1983...the DC-10 took off on the wrong runway and hit a Piper Navajo waiting for departure at the other end. At the time, ANC had no ground radar and the crew of the 10 told the tower they were on the c...

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Jan 27, 2002 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick
Replies: 17
Views: 2324

RE: Congress To Put The Squeeze On Dick

He isn't answering because there is nothing to answer to but wild speculation and baseless accusation. They are merely trying to slander this administration so that the previous 8 years under the coward in chief won't look as bad. Unlike Cheney, comrade clinton really was involved in all kinds of il...

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by Twotterwrench
Sun Jan 27, 2002 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three Strikes Law: Yes Or No?
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

RE: Three Strikes Law: Yes Or No?

Punishment exists as a deterrant to crime. If you get arrested for crimes, no matter how petty, 3 times then you have proved you are either stupid or incapable of reform. Personally, it galls me to have to pay to jail these criminals and I would prefer 3 strikes and you are executed, but you bleedin...

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by Twotterwrench
Fri Jan 25, 2002 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think The First Officer Does?
Replies: 41
Views: 8399

RE: What Do You Think The First Officer Does?

The F.O.'s only job is to make the captain look good...ie 'ego stroker'...

3 things an F.O. is allowed to say to the Captain:

1 - "Yes, sir, that WAS a good landing..."

2- "Yes, sir, it WAS all my fault..."

3- "Yes, sir, I'll take the ugly one..."

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by Twotterwrench
Thu Jan 24, 2002 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Open Primary Elections (Is This Fair?)
Replies: 14
Views: 1243

RE: Open Primary Elections (Is This Fair?)

Superfly, you have come so far! I actually find myself agreeing with you ~shudders at the thought~. An open primary historically has favored the Democratic party.

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by Twotterwrench
Thu Jan 24, 2002 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate Rice Rockets!
Replies: 33
Views: 2482

RE: I Hate Rice Rockets!

Sophie, I drive a minivan, so maybe I shouldn't talk...kidding...but I love it when they recline the seat all the way and then lean so far over it looks like they are trying to sit in the right seat. What makes it hilarious is that they think they are the shit and EVERYONE else in eyesight is laughi...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Jan 23, 2002 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Greatest Generation
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

RE: The Greatest Generation

So I talked this over with my wife, and she convinced me that Mr. Brokaw was merely trying to make a buck by riding on the coattails of Stephen Ambrose and "Saving Private Ryan." Good point if you ask me, as both the author and the movie were rising to great popularity at the same time that tom felt...

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Jan 23, 2002 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To All A.net Users. Please Read!
Replies: 28
Views: 2432

RE: To All A.net Users. Please Read!

My wife just gave birth to our third daughter three weeks ago and I can tell you with great assuredness, you never get over that feeling. I stare at her all the time in utter amazement. As you have said, it is a feeling you can't understand until you have experienced it. Congratulations my friend. Y...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Jan 22, 2002 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Cars You All Driving?
Replies: 100
Views: 2602

RE: What Cars You All Driving?

2001 Chrysler Town and Country AWD Lxi with 2 car seats...bright red with all the bells and whistles... I have to fight the chicks off with a stick when I am out in this one.

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Jan 22, 2002 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fedex Flying Caravan
Replies: 8
Views: 2940

RE: Fedex Flying Caravan

Last I knew, most of the Caravan work Fedex does, at least in the Western States and Alaska was contracted to Empire Airlines based in Cour d' Alene, Idaho. Their hiring requirements are as follows: 135 Captain Requirements: 2000 Hrs. TT, 1000 Hrs. PIC, 500 Hrs. Cross Country, 100 Hrs. Night, 75 Hrs...

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by Twotterwrench
Tue Jan 22, 2002 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Greatest Generation
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

The Greatest Generation

I am currently reading "The Greatest Generation" by Tom Brokaw. While it is a fantastic book, and I whole heartedly agree with his premise that the men and women who won WWII are the greatest generation any nation has ever produced, I must admit at times to feeling quite angry and upset while readin...

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by Twotterwrench
Mon Jan 21, 2002 6:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Prop Synchrophaser?
Replies: 5
Views: 8321

RE: Prop Synchrophaser?

Just leave it turned off. It never works anyway, especially not on the aircraft techreps company makes. That's what F.O.s are for.

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by Twotterwrench
Sat Jan 19, 2002 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New WTC Statue And Race Controversy
Replies: 41
Views: 4146

RE: New WTC Statue And Race Controversy

It's outrageous for the very fact that it clearly says that being white isn't good enough. Does no one else see how racist THAT is??? What's next, drinking fountains that only non-whites can use? This is nothing but a giant set back to a true color blind society.

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by Twotterwrench
Sat Jan 19, 2002 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Very Funny "mistake"
Replies: 5
Views: 1512

Very Funny "mistake"

From: CNN Actor's plaque mistakenly honors King's assassin January 16, 2002 Posted: 3:59 PM EST LAUDERHILL, Florida (Reuters) -- A plaque intended to honor black actor James Earl Jones at a Florida celebration of the life of Martin Luther King instead paid tribute to James Earl Ray, the man who kill...

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by Twotterwrench
Sat Jan 19, 2002 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dr. King's True Legacy.
Replies: 0
Views: 917

Dr. King's True Legacy.

From the Wall Street Journal: Dr. King's Greedy Relations Cashing in on a national hero's legacy. Wednesday, January 16, 2002 12:01 a.m. EST Martin Luther King is a national hero whose legacy belongs to the American people. Sadly, some members of Dr. King's family don't see it that way. In 1996 they...

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by Twotterwrench
Sat Jan 19, 2002 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrage...racism Called "diversity"
Replies: 1
Views: 869

Outrage...racism Called "diversity"

From the Jewish World Review on January 16: <i>PLANS by the New York City Fire Department to erect a 19-foot bronze statue in tribute to the city's 343 firefighters killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist murders provide an unflattering case study in political correctness. You've surely seen the moving pho...

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by Twotterwrench
Fri Jan 18, 2002 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Just Good Ol' Boys, Never Meaning No Harm.."
Replies: 9
Views: 2685

RE: "Just Good Ol' Boys, Never Meaning No Harm.."

He's still alive and still singing... a true country music legend. Sadly, he lost a foot to diabetes this week, but I don't think that's gonna slow him down. "Someday the mountain might get him but the law never will."

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by Twotterwrench
Fri Jan 18, 2002 1:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New To Forum
Replies: 21
Views: 2654

RE: New To Forum

Gee, you sound a little defensive...lol...Unfortunately, I have to consider you guilty by assosciation. (this is all good natured ribbing, by the way.. don't get all excited)  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by Twotterwrench
Thu Jan 17, 2002 2:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New To Forum
Replies: 21
Views: 2654

RE: New To Forum

Are they going to have to put a rocket on the back of that one so it can fly too? (Remember the early Metros???) Some mechanic in San Antonio must be screwing his wife...he built a company around punishing mechanics.

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by Twotterwrench
Wed Jan 16, 2002 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Rice Rockets" And Why They Are Good!
Replies: 8
Views: 2526

RE: "Rice Rockets" And Why They Are Good!

It's silly, and the guys that drive them make me laugh my ass off...including you... thanks for the chuckles.

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