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by An767
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Losing a four legged member of the family
Replies: 12
Views: 484

Re: Losing a four legged member of the family

I had to put my best mate to sleep when he was 16, The hardest thing I have ever done, but it was his time. That was 4 years ago, I still miss him.
Any body who says it is just a dog, really do not understand the bond and love they give you.
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Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2020
Replies: 387
Views: 53173

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2020

Virgin Australia reportedly told staff today that 400 QLD-based jobs will be made redundant. It's not known how many of those are based in Bowen Hills or at BNE or in regional areas such as lounges which may be closed. But given VA's head office moving to smaller premises in the city as well as axi...

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by An767
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2020
Replies: 387
Views: 53173

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2020

I think REX are at an interesting point. Their SAAB fleet is aging, yet they are looking to invest in jets and compete more directly with Qantas/Virgin. Will this stretch them too thin and neglect their core business? It is a buyer's market at the moment, so perhaps the regional fleet could be stre...

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by An767
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?
Replies: 40
Views: 2739

Re: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?

I have manscaped for years. For hygiene reasons i do not like hair down there. and it highlights sensation at certain times :)
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by An767
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today
Replies: 119
Views: 21276

Re: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today

Thanks for the post qf789, good read and some great pics, love the shot as she flies over Canberra My first ride on the 747 was way back in 1974 when i came to Australia. route was LHR, FRA, BAH, KUL, SYD, MEL. My first trip on QF at the same time. I miss those multi stops, but at the same time the ...

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by An767
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 366
Views: 55634

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Just a last minute request - as we say goodbye to the 747 this week I am compiling a thread to mark the occasion, if anyone has any old schedules, photos or just memories (or anything else) that they have could you please either pm me or email at [email protected].net will need these by end of Monday...

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by An767
Tue May 19, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 512
Views: 68910

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2020

There is no real reason that intra state travel is not allowed , especially here in Queensland. The only thing stopping it is a premier with an agenda. With a total of 13 cases all concentrated in the south east corner , and only 3 of them in hospital, the delay until September is bordering in stupi...

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by An767
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled
Replies: 49
Views: 2402

Re: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled

Last trip
SYD-SIN-HAN-SGN-SIN-SYDin February
Next was supposed to be SYD-HND-SIN-SYD this month , obviously cancelled .
No ide when the next one will be
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by An767
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 117232

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

Yes I have seen the news, the Government has refused to inject money into VA, lots and lots of talk about VA gong under, but do you think they rely will go bust and never fly again? Do you rely think that the Government would QF be the only airline where you can bet QF will charge like a wounded bu...

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by An767
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Government Does Not Plan to Bailout Virgin Australia - Could Create New Airline
Replies: 64
Views: 11107

Re: Australian Government Does Not Plan to Bailout Virgin Australia - Could Create New Airline

Do I as a tax payer want the Government to bail out Virgin Australia ? The answer is no . While i feel for the 10.000 employees and the hardship this will create. Why should they be bailed out, they are essentially an airline controlled by 3 overseas companies , SQ Ethiad and the HNA group (who may ...

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by An767
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 117232

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

The federal government is in talks with both Qantas and Virgin about repatriation flights into remote areas where Australians are stranded. The government is also in discussions with Qantas about keeping open trunk routes such as LAX, LHR and HKG operating https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/te...

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by An767
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Interesting the the Courier Mail, has a full list of flights with Corona virus pax onboard. But it behind a paywall. Shame on them, should be public knowledge.
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by An767
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Joyce made the right move, as devastating as it is to see the airline come to its knees, there certainly will be a rebound when this is all over. are all the executives and everyone else at HQ earning all the big bucks going to be stood down or not receive any pay at all (including previous bonuses...

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by An767
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane
Replies: 163
Views: 5986

Re: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane

People who cannot read signs. I run a mining camp,as a result I have signage up around all common areas , entry to the mess hall. Plainly listing health & hygiene standards required for entry. Yet they look straight past it as they enter, and wonder why I rip them a new A hole when i challenge t...

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by An767
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Morrison just announced NZ type isolation for international arrivals. Silver lining: more domestic tourism, possibly where needed in the bushfire-hit regions All well and good. Take a look where the major outbreaks for this virus are. One thing they all have in common is cool- cold weather climates...

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by An767
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Will the SYD -PER_LHR be run parallel to the current PER-LHR or are both flights combined. If its that later it's a massive drop in capacity?
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by An767
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Secretly Glad For the MAX Delay Now With Travel In Freefall?
Replies: 62
Views: 13492

Re: Airlines Secretly Glad For the MAX Delay Now With Travel In Freefall?

Maybe they would rather have them for the economic benefits of lower fuel burn etc, as apposed to early gen jets that cost more. Who knows

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by An767
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

I was in Singapore at the time of this, and I spoke to some of the passengers who where put up in a shabby hotel at the airport. The Crowne Plaza . An767 I stayed at the Crowne Plaza less than a week ago on my way to HKT and I’d hardly call it “shabby”. https://i.imgur.com/iWlhmdd.jpg https://i.img...

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by An767
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Over the past week there have been a spike in reported Coronavirus cases coming in through our airports WA's third case is a woman who flew in from the UK from DXB presumably on EK on Monday https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/wa-records-third-case-of-coronavirus-in-traveller-retu...

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by An767
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Articles like this in the media certainly don't help with the Coronavirus situation at the moment - a QF cancellation in SIN due to a broken captains seat being portrayed in the media as Coronavirus related. https://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/virus/12016748 I was in Singapore at the time of...

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by An767
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 987
Views: 99782

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Articles like this in the media certainly don't help with the Coronavirus situation at the moment - a QF cancellation in SIN due to a broken captains seat being portrayed in the media as Coronavirus related. https://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/episodes/virus/12016748 I was in Singapore at the time of...

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by An767
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 613
Views: 66332

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

ben175 wrote:
An767 wrote:
Quick question. I am on QF2 tomorrow 27/2 in business, can anybody tell me if its the upgrade cabin?
Thanks in advance
An767


ExpertFlyer is showing SkyBeds. Bad luck!

Ben
Just checked in for QF2 in Singapore, new cabin upgrade. So it looks like VH-OQK, appears complete

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by An767
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 613
Views: 66332

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Thanks Ben 175. Knew that would be my luck !!
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by An767
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 613
Views: 66332

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Quick question. I am on QF2 tomorrow 27/2 in business, can anybody tell me if its the upgrade cabin?
Thanks in advance
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by An767
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2000 years of struggling with sex
Replies: 42
Views: 2429

Re: 2000 years of struggling with sex

I cant see why we as the most intelligent of all of the species on earth continue to believe in a mythical God. Does not mater what his/ her name is

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by An767
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you buy yourself for X-mas
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What did you buy yourself for X-mas

14 days in Vietnam , 3 days in Singapore business class on QF and VN.

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by An767
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Farewell to my sweet, lovely dogs
Replies: 18
Views: 792

Re: Farewell to my sweet, lovely dogs

I lost my mate after 16 years 3 years ago, broke my heart at the time. I still think about him every day, his picture is my screen saver. they bring so much joy to our lives, then break our hearts when we say goodbye. Friends say get another, but I cant bring myself to get one just yet It does get e...

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by An767
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2019
Replies: 629
Views: 64860

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2019

Regarding tomorrow's strike from JQ ground staff it will be on in peak hours. At MEL 930-1130 and 1600-1800, SYD 530-730 and 1730-1930, BNE and ADL 600-800 and 1800-2000 https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice/flights/jetstar-cancels-close-to-100-flights-this-weekend-during-strikes/news-story/...

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by An767
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 589
Views: 67479

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

Here we go, Virgin Australia is axing MEL-HKG. No surprise there! https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/virgin-australia-to-axe-melbourne-hong-kong-flights And after the olympics in Tokyo next year, will we see the headline " Virgin axes Tokyo" Nothing but a basket case of an airline IM...

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by An767
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF and Keto as special meal
Replies: 1
Views: 498

QF and Keto as special meal

HI all I am flying QF Syd-Sin in October. And I am wondering what they are like with Keto as a special meal request.I cant see the normal menu as yet to pick an option with minimal / no carbs. So do i take the punt and ask for Keto ? I am in Business so I should find something if i dont order ?? Tha...

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by An767
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 256525

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Does Qantas really have to test out the 19 hour planned flight with 40 pax? SQ have been doing this daily flight from Singapore to New York which takes 18,5 hourd to 19 hours in its A350ULR. Qantas can easily fly its people on this flight to guage the experience just as easily. Why do people keep a...

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by An767
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong airport disruptions due protest
Replies: 183
Views: 44944

Re: Hong Kong airport cancel all flights today

Looking at FR24, cancellations appear to be starting at 18.00 local time for departures ,
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by An767
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remember Dave Allen?
Replies: 13
Views: 4165

Re: Remember Dave Allen?

One of the best comedians of his day, all without swearing or dirty humor that we have today .
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by An767
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000
Replies: 16
Views: 17711

Re: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000

Nice report, reminds me of my AN flight to Hong Kong, Great airline sadly missed
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by An767
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)
Replies: 21
Views: 4961

Re: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)

Nine.com.au an Australian website has this on the news feed today. In Typical Australian Journalistic style , it reports that : A passenger on board a Boeing flight in Kosovo has captured shocking video of a flight attendant being flung into the plane's ceiling during a bout of severe turbulence: No...

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by An767
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1494
Views: 289721

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Hopefully QF will put Anet out of its misery soon, and announce the frame they have chosen. But then I suppose we will get the A&B fan boys coming on to say they chose the wrong aircraft, and why the should have gone for the other
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by An767
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!
Replies: 28
Views: 1922

Re: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!

While I think this may all be technically possible, I suspect that emergency evacuation in the event of fire may be the show-stopper. Actually, they could let the water from the pool be accessible by the fire pumps in the building. Drain it put the fire out, and the people in the pool will be high ...

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by An767
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your experience on now defunct carriers
Replies: 79
Views: 5576

Re: Your experience on now defunct carriers

Ansett I had flown them domestically for years ( was a Platinum flyer when they went bust) But the best flight was on one of the leased 743's they had in the fleet from SQ. It was the best international I had flown in a long time. Only draw back was they had the Brady Bunch movie as the main feature...

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by An767
Wed May 15, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 65777

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Why rebrand VA ,do they really work once done ? it will still have that stigma attached no matter what you call it. It's the old saying " you can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" Need a total culture change at the airline, staff need to realise the public pay for there wages, a...

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by An767
Sat May 11, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 65777

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

With all this bullet train talk around the federal election and labour now pledging $1 billion to build it - what would the impact of high speed rail between SYD/MEL/BNE have on the golden triangle air travel? Absolutely nothing. Its just another Billy BullSh&t promise he will never be able to ...

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by An767
Fri May 10, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About
Replies: 67
Views: 5481

Re: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About

Game of Thrones Bond movies Avengers Celebrity cooking shows Dating shows, married at first sight etc Kardashians, what do they actually do except make bad porn and have sex changes - butt implants or fake titties Star Wars Star Trek Avengers Most USA sitcoms, funny for you guys , i find them boring...

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 54229

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

VapourTrails wrote:
Google :smirk:


Box

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 54229

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
infamous


Wicked.


Tuna

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 58
Views: 8781

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

The scent of my youth . Manly armpits, gym locker rooms and the ever popular in its day Brut.

An767
:)

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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Airways suspends five pilots over racist emails
Replies: 86
Views: 13641

Re: British Airways suspends five pilots over racist emails

Well this does show how low some of BA's altitudes have reached and no wonder why they're in the trash re service standards. Michael How does the actions of a group of Pilots acting like childish idiots , reflect on the overall service standards? Do cabin crew say Beef or the Chicken that got F&...

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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 54229

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Erebus wrote:
London


Taxi

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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 30174

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

lifestyle, infrastructure, healthcare ............

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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australia a western nation?
Replies: 42
Views: 1992

Re: Australia a western nation?

Australia. Black land , White ruled in the middle of Asia . Is how it was described to me today. I may not agree with all of the comment , but it gives you an idea of where we are
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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 54229

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

past

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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 30174

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

them think about voting green...........

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