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by scamp
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US politics: 2019 Liberal Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 3564

Re: US politics: 2019 Liberal Discussion Thread

The entire lower chamber is up for re-election in NJ! https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Jersey_General_Assembly Dems already hold the majority here but it's important to hold onto it. 2016 is a strong lesson in that everyone needs to vote, every election. Hopefully the people will turn out becaus...

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by scamp
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US First Class FA Service Question
Replies: 15
Views: 2415

Re: US First Class FA Service Question

When I was with US Airways, I had a colleague in my office who transferred from inflight services. She told me that some lead FA's would often have the most junior FA on board tend to First Class as some of the more senior crew didn't want to deal with everything you were supposed to do in First.

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by scamp
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flightradar24
Replies: 4
Views: 756

Re: Flightradar24

Same for me. Something's up.

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by scamp
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate will not waste its time on Democratic Bill
Replies: 63
Views: 3548

Re: Senate will not waste its time on Democratic Bill

Regardless of who said what, why would a Senate leader spend time on a bill that he knows the President won't sign? I know that I wasted my time since you won't see Reid's act for what it was since it accomplished something you wanted and was committed by someone far left like yourself and thus doe...

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by scamp
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's going on in France??
Replies: 46
Views: 2721

Re: What's going on in France??

Paris, the city of lovers, is glowing this evening! True, that's because it's on fire, but still there's l'amour!

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by scamp
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2494
Views: 174770

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

LOL!!! JAL is not coming to IND. They don't even fly to Oneworld hubs like PHL, CLT & PHX that have more O&D, as well as much, much more connecting feed. Make sure to let him know apparently he doesn't know what he is doing. If you are referring to the one from the current administration, t...

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by scamp
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN
Replies: 110
Views: 13533

Re: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN

I understand the anger of a lot of the posters here. I, too, share in that anger. But everyone needs to stop and think when they want to use anger (and hate) against anger. It's a slippery slope. I hope the guy suffers as a result of this incident and I would like to see him punished in some way for...

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by scamp
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 53
Views: 9133

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

I had an infestation of them several years ago. I was practically eaten alive, I had so many bites on me. Couldn't figure out what they were. When I finally caught one, I was told they were bedbugs. As has been previously stated, they can come from anywhere---high-end/low-end.---doesn't matter. When...

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by scamp
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3990

Re: True Republican Values

Republicans care about two things: money and sticking their noses in everyone else's personal lives. I am convinced that every one of them would sell their damn mothers if they thought they could get a good deal for her.

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by scamp
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disdain from Philadelphia Eagles leads Trump to cancel WH visit
Replies: 41
Views: 1851

Re: Disdain from Philadelphia Eagles leads Trump to cancel WH visit

wingman wrote:
How Republicans have come to love this demagogue is absolutely terrifying..


Not really. Most of his supporters are as disgusting and repulsive as he is.

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by scamp
Thu May 24, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I just cancelled my Netflix
Replies: 158
Views: 4720

Re: I just cancelled my Netflix

Unbearable. https://mobile.twitter.com/netflix?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Not with my money. Thanks for helping me economize. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/24/netflix-passes-disney-and-is-now-biggest-pure-media-company.html I'll bet Netflix is just sick with disappointmen...

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by scamp
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recipes thread
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: Recipes thread

https://www.salon.com/2010/06/28/filets ... li_recipe/
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Speaking of filet mignon, this recipe is amazing. It definitely isn't something that can be made on the cheap. And no, the truffles are not optional:

https://www.salon.com/2010/06/28/filets ... li_recipe/

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by scamp
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?
Replies: 52
Views: 3181

RE: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?

Lots of stuff from The Carol Burnett Show from the 70s. I always love when the cast made each other laugh during the skit.

This is a classic example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqE_WmagjY

Watch it to the end for "Mama's" retort.

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by scamp
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singer Natalie Cole Has Died
Replies: 2
Views: 851

RE: Singer Natalie Cole Has Died

Miss her like crazy. Rest in peace.

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by scamp
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?
Replies: 90
Views: 3209

Is 'Ladies First' A Thing Of The Past?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/photopilot" class="quote" target="_blank">photopilot</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Not quite true or correct. If the door...

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by scamp
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Credit Cards With Chips
Replies: 102
Views: 4116

RE: Credit Cards With Chips

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/einsteinboricua" class="quote" target="_blank">einsteinboricua</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>Of course, a store could o...

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by scamp
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Credit Cards With Chips
Replies: 102
Views: 4116

RE: Credit Cards With Chips

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> It was silly that we went to Chip...

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by scamp
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Anyone Here Play Airline Mogul?
Replies: 5
Views: 1501

RE: Does Anyone Here Play Airline Mogul?

Off and on. I hadn't played in a few years and then last summer I played a game. It starts out kind of cool, but then after a while it just becomes tedious. Late in the game there isn't much to do but adjust fares.

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by scamp
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Odd Color Names For Clothing
Replies: 55
Views: 2869

RE: Odd Color Names For Clothing

I have always been partial to the word "fuchsia" for a color, moiself.

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by scamp
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Crazy Ones
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

RE: The Crazy Ones

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerorobnz" class="quote" target="_blank">aerorobnz</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>By the heading I thought you were talkin...

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by scamp
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amex Platinum - Centurion Lounge Questions
Replies: 28
Views: 2657

RE: Amex Platinum - Centurion Lounge Questions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyPNS1" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyPNS1</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Yes, it is different. The United Club Card...

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by scamp
Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14728

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>The irony is that I'd give anyth...

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by scamp
Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Crazy Ones
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

RE: The Crazy Ones

To each his own. I think the show is funny as hell.

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by scamp
Sun Nov 08, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14728

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetwet1" class="quote" target="_blank">jetwet1</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>Now put one of the royal lofts onto a true...

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by scamp
Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Crazy Ones
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

The Crazy Ones

I remember when CBS premiered Robin Williams' last sitcom, The Crazy Ones. I watched a couple of episodes but didn't get into it. I read somewhere that the show being cancelled was one factor that triggered his depression. Netflix has it streaming now and I tried it again. In retrospect and IMHO, th...

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by scamp
Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amex Platinum - Centurion Lounge Questions
Replies: 28
Views: 2657

RE: Amex Platinum - Centurion Lounge Questions

I weighed both the gold delta skymiles from amex and the platinum, and for my needs the gold card works just fine for me. I can't see paying the platinum annual fee when what I want I can get with the gold card. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="...

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by scamp
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14728

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetwet1" class="quote" target="_blank">jetwet1</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Yes those suites are stunning, but, can RC...

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by scamp
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14728

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Garnetpalmetto" class="quote" target="_blank">Garnetpalmetto</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>Royal Caribbean has announce...

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by scamp
Fri Sep 25, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Future Of Recreational Pot In The U.S.A.?
Replies: 49
Views: 2303

RE: Future Of Recreational Pot In The U.S.A.?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> But, I suspect the medical marijuana indust...

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by scamp
Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ships: Still Women & Children First?
Replies: 122
Views: 4870

RE: Ships: Still Women & Children First?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarRI1" class="quote" target="_blank">WarRI1</a> (<a href="#73" class="quote">Reply 73</a>):<br/><i>Let the cowards live long lives dealing with...

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by scamp
Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ships: Still Women & Children First?
Replies: 122
Views: 4870

RE: Ships: Still Women & Children First?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fallap" class="quote" target="_blank">Fallap</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Basic human survival instinct kicks in, the ju...

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by scamp
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night
Replies: 41
Views: 5305

RE: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VapourTrails" class="quote" target="_blank">VapourTrails</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>Hi scamp, this would be the one?...

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by scamp
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta DC-10 Routes Out Of ATL Post Western
Replies: 35
Views: 5001

RE: Delta DC-10 Routes Out Of ATL Post Western

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CV880" class="quote" target="_blank">CV880</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Delta DC-10 itineraries from departedflights.com...

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by scamp
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why So Few Evening Flights US-Caribbean?
Replies: 30
Views: 4853

RE: Why So Few Evening Flights US-Caribbean?

United scheduled a midnight departure to POS (summers only) last year and the year before, which I always thought was a little weird. Now they offer no non-stops at all.

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by scamp
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night
Replies: 41
Views: 5305

RE: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VapourTrails" class="quote" target="_blank">VapourTrails</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Couldn't find this on my Netflix...

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by scamp
Mon Jul 27, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scott Walker Presidential Bid Is God's Plan
Replies: 73
Views: 4283

RE: Scott Walker Presidential Bid Is God's Plan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FG4iIA8XIg This short video says a lot about the whole looney toon, right wing ridiculousness re: "God" telling anyone to run for president. Or, for that matter, "God" telling anyone to do anything. Just replace the word "Bachmann" with any nut bag that chooses to "g...

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by scamp
Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night
Replies: 41
Views: 5305

RE: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night

I watched a very interesting documentary on Netflix last month entitled "Titanic's Final Mystery." While it doesn't go into much (or maybe any, I don't recall) about the ship breaking in two, it did address the atmospheric conditions the night of the sinking that explains why the lookouts didn't see...

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by scamp
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Steakhouse In Los Angeles, USA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2582

RE: The Best Steakhouse In Los Angeles, USA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>That said, if you're the type who just h...

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by scamp
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran Nuclear Deal Reached
Replies: 197
Views: 7952

RE: Iran Nuclear Deal Reached

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/einsteinboricua" class="quote" target="_blank">einsteinboricua</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> What would you have done?...

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by scamp
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

RE: Bill The Cat/Bloom County Returns Ack,Pftbb!

excellent! i was in college when it was popular. I just hope Breathed doesn't age his characters like Trudeau did.

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by scamp
Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Steakhouse In Los Angeles, USA?
Replies: 23
Views: 2582

RE: The Best Steakhouse In Los Angeles, USA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetmatt777" class="quote" target="_blank">jetmatt777</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>I went here about 10 years ago. Very...

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by scamp
Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal
Replies: 299
Views: 13252

RE: Scotus Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#270" class="quote">Reply 270</a>):<br/><i>Look, I have no problem with gay...

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by scamp
Thu Jul 09, 2015 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal
Replies: 299
Views: 13252

RE: Scotus Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#256" class="quote">Reply 256</a>):<br/><i>Or wieners. </i></font></td></tr></table> ...

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by scamp
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal
Replies: 299
Views: 13252

RE: Scotus Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#233" class="quote">Reply 233</a>):<br/><i>All of the ministers who said "I was just ...

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by scamp
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over The Next 2 Years
Replies: 65
Views: 4689

RE: US Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over The Next 2 Years

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Which is the best r...

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by scamp
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal
Replies: 299
Views: 13252

RE: Scotus Rules Same Sex Marriage Legal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#174" class="quote">Reply 174</a>):<br/><i>These right wingers who demand the governm...

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by scamp
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA/EWR Terminal Transfer Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1549

RE: UA/EWR Terminal Transfer Question

The shuttles operates continually. Every few minutes or so. You should be fine with an hour layover. Actually, it could very well take you longer to walk to your gate from the shuttle drop off point, including transit and wait time. than the transfer itself.

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by scamp
Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Happy With Chase?
Replies: 21
Views: 2177

RE: Anyone Happy With Chase?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>That's interesting. I could not find anyth...

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by scamp
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2
Replies: 231
Views: 17014

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2

Quoting OA260 (Reply 140):

So sorry to hear about your difficulties on Breakaway, but thank you for reminding me why when I choose mass-market lines I choose Celebrity and Holland America.

Hopefully your next cruise will be much better!

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