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by cannibalz3
Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Humanitarian Aid Project
Replies: 3
Views: 1774

RE: Humanitarian Aid Project

Man, you need waaaay more information that that -- approximate runway length? Flight distance? How much can you spend? I'd also consider asking on a specialized pilots forum -- this place is great, but not quite what you're looking for. Try PPRune or somesuch.

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by cannibalz3
Wed May 25, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Stealth Blackhawk, Where Was It Built?
Replies: 6
Views: 8607

RE: Stealth Blackhawk, Where Was It Built?

It was almost certainly the Sikorsky plant at Elmira, NY. <a href="http://web02.aviationweek.com/aw/mstory.do?id=news/asd/2011/05/12/18.xml&channel=defense&headline=Indications%20Of%20Hawk%20Works%20In%20Stealth%20Helo" target="_blank">http://web02.aviationweek.com/aw/mst...Hawk%20Works%20In...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions On OpenOffice.org Please?
Replies: 15
Views: 2152

RE: Opinions On OpenOffice.org Please?

Ok, I'm going to be the lone (gentle) dissenter. For day-to-day stuff it's just fine if you take the time to learn the menus, shortcuts and capabilities. However, at one point in my college career I had to do some pretty heavy statistics, things which were very simple in Microsoft Office but really,...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have The Terrorists Won?
Replies: 29
Views: 3513

RE: Have The Terrorists Won?

Dear Patrick, I like your columns. I read them a fair amount. They're very interesting, and as an airplane guy I love having some really complex things explained to me and getting an inside look at airline work and piloting. But could you kindly write about something other than a) how much airport s...

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by cannibalz3
Sat May 29, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Up-to-Date Satellite Images?
Replies: 15
Views: 29495

RE: Up-to-Date Satellite Images?

If you go to http://www.gearthblog.com, they keep close tabs on updates to both Google Earth and Maps.

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by cannibalz3
Sun May 16, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C.'s New Groove
Replies: 2
Views: 2089

RE: Washington, D.C.'s New Groove

I just moved to DC a few months back, so while I have nothing to compare to, the long-term residents I meet tell me, "ten years ago, it was completely different." There was a time when Washington was an empty shell but for the government? When it was so crime-ridden that three quarters of the city w...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Long Iraq! Hello Afghanistan!
Replies: 20
Views: 3211

RE: So Long Iraq! Hello Afghanistan!

I'm swinging through FOB Shank, not your territory but let me know if you get up there.

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by cannibalz3
Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please America Wake Up!
Replies: 84
Views: 4306

RE: Please America Wake Up!

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by cannibalz3
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living With Parent(s) Mid 20's
Replies: 49
Views: 3922

RE: Living With Parent(s) Mid 20's

Just this week I moved back in with my mom after 7 nice years of freedom....unemployment sucks, but not having to pay so much rent is a great burden lifted for me. I was unhappy to have to move back, but my friends haven't given me too hard a time about it....hard times all 'round. It will be absolu...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Foreign Policy Magazine Any Good?
Replies: 5
Views: 12495

RE: Foreign Policy Magazine Any Good?

I second all of these. It's always cheaper - or free - to go through the school, but they have an excellent (free) website that allows access to almost the entire magazine - and a good circle of blogs, I should add (blog.foreignpolicy.com). I, personally, wouldn't say they're biased towards the real...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do Or Do You Want To Do For A Living?
Replies: 92
Views: 5835

RE: What Do You Do Or Do You Want To Do For A Living?

Unemployed, sadly. I pay my bills through freelance writing, but just barely. My dream job would be on staff at a paper (or website) that pays me to do long, involved, Langewieshe-type stuff in strange and interesting places. Anybody on this board hiring writers by chance?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So What Do You Do To Make A Buck Or Two Aside?
Replies: 21
Views: 4549

RE: So What Do You Do To Make A Buck Or Two Aside?

I've been unemployed for some time now, but I'm tantalizingly close to paying my bills through freelance journalism. Here's one of my my recent pieces:
http://crosscut.com/2009/03/06/transportation/18880/

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by cannibalz3
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Exactly What Caused Current World Economic Woes?
Replies: 92
Views: 5221

RE: Exactly What Caused Current World Economic Woes?

This thread is a good one - people all over are asking themselves the same question. Many of the reasons have been highlighted here. Check out Frontline's show on the economic meltdown for the blow-by-blow. They do a good job of using simple ideas to explain complex happenings without dumbing it dow...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PDX Light Rail.
Replies: 16
Views: 2961

RE: PDX Light Rail.

Just as an aside, I didn't realize there were so many Portlanders on Anet. I'm pretty repressed as far as plane geeks go, but anybody feel up for a mini-meet at that road across the canal? Just to make it relevant: The MAX is awesome, that new line is opening down by my place. But given the way MAX ...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Can Find A Job?
Replies: 50
Views: 4175

RE: Who Can Find A Job?

I graduated college and moved to the West Coast full of high hopes, but it's been mostly downhill from there. The list of jobs I have been rejected for is ridiculous; I've applied to hundreds of jobs in the past few months and in the rare interviews I manage to swing, I'm always told there are about...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good Tech Support Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 1747

RE: Good Tech Support Forum

If it's a computer issue, I use <a href="http://www.bleepingcomputer.com." target=_blank>www.bleepingcomputer.com.</a> They've saved my ass on several occasions; it's all volunteer so it can take a bit of time to get an answer, but they'll hold your hand through whatever weird mess you've gotten you...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antivirus 2009 How Do You Get Rid Of It?
Replies: 7
Views: 4009

RE: Antivirus 2009 How Do You Get Rid Of It?

Silverfox, I had the same thing and was referred to the forums on the site <a href="http://www.bleepingcomputer.com." target=_blank>www.bleepingcomputer.com.</a> It's an incredible website with volunteers that will help you step-by-step. These guys have saved my ass on several occasions, including o...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Want A $10B Bailout!
Replies: 25
Views: 1957

RE: I Want A $10B Bailout!

I require an immidiate bailout of $3.50 for a beer. Another $20 bailout for some Chinese takeout is also appreciated. Can I default in advance?

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by cannibalz3
Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OpenOffice Vs. Microsoft Office
Replies: 27
Views: 3208

RE: OpenOffice Vs. Microsoft Office

For most things, particularly the word processor, Open Office is great, but I had incredibly frustrating issues doing certain statistics in Calc, and the presentation software was a nightmare. I use <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym> Office now, but wouldn't usually mind using Open Office if I h...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blues
Replies: 11
Views: 1451

The Blues

What can I say, I got the blues. Money trouble, woman problems, people that done me wrong, even the sky is cloudy all day. If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all. On the other hand, as I was listening to a blues song in which this guy was bemoaning that his blue jeans all have hol...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do?
Replies: 79
Views: 4135

RE: What Do You Do?

Ha! Makes me wonder if I haven't met a couple of you in your lines of work. I'm sure I'm not more than two degrees of seperation from a couple of you. I should just start off all my conversations with "so, how can you tell the difference between early and late A320s?" I'm a recent college grad/occas...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Oct 19, 2008 3:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Black Starlifter?
Replies: 15
Views: 7467

RE: Black Starlifter?

KC, know why it was painted black, and where I could find pictures of it? In fact, could you <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> me? Also, though Coll doesn't talk much about the C-141 except in passing (great book about the <acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acr...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:14 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Black Starlifter?
Replies: 15
Views: 7467

Black Starlifter?

In the book 'Ghost Wars' Steve Coll describes offhand the black C-141 Starlifter that William Casey, at the time the director of the <acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acronym>, took back and forth to Pakistan while supplying the mujaheddin there. Does anyone here know anythin...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VC10 In MSP Right Now
Replies: 21
Views: 5666

RE: VC10 In MSP Right Now

My understanding is that the RAF does a whole lot of training in the US, for several reasons. First, there's the tight relationship between the US and UK governments. They share intelligence, fight wars together regularly, generally back each other up - many refer to it as the 'special relationship'...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Other MilAv Forums?
Replies: 5
Views: 2899

Other MilAv Forums?

Hey Anet people, I love this site, I get a lot of information from it, it's one of the best civil aviation resources on the 'net. However, I've been getting into military aviation and space recently, and the MilAv forums here are not particularly active, inspired or knowledgable. In CivAv, the small...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interfering In Foreign Policy.
Replies: 6
Views: 1977

RE: Interfering In Foreign Policy.

Actually, I believe it was the Iranians that decided to wait until after Carter left, to demonstrate that he had nothing to do with their release. What's certainly much more common is for candidates for announce foreign policies with an eye towards influencing other nation's behavior - so instead of...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any AFS People On This Site?
Replies: 8
Views: 2564

RE: Any AFS People On This Site?

to Bolivia from the US '02-3. Good times had by most.

Incidentally, I'm also a member of Assholes for a Free Syracuse. We advocate the forceful repatriation of that city to Canada.

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by cannibalz3
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Leasing A Military Transport?
Replies: 8
Views: 4234

Leasing A Military Transport?

On one of the threads in civ-av, someone suggested that Raytheon, a major defense contractor, is leasing C-5s for transport. Is it true? Under what circumstances will the USAF transport contractor supplies?

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: P-3s In Asheville
Replies: 2
Views: 1807

P-3s In Asheville

I live under one of the approaches to the Asheville airport, and I see P-3s doing circuits frequently. Since the P-3 is an anti-submarine aircraft (with some reconnaissance on the side?) what are these Navy planes doing over the mountains? If they're only circuit-bashing, I don't see why they're so ...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Two E-6Bs @ SYD
Replies: 5
Views: 2389

RE: Two E-6Bs @ SYD

They handle communications with the submarine fleet, don't they? I'd be surprised if there weren't a few subs in the Indian Ocean and/or Persian Gulf right now.

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by cannibalz3
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Mechanics Of International Excercises?
Replies: 3
Views: 2843

RE: The Mechanics Of International Excercises?

Come on, anybody? I know some of you have participated in these things

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by cannibalz3
Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Mechanics Of International Excercises?
Replies: 3
Views: 2843

The Mechanics Of International Excercises?

There are so many pictures on Anet of international exercises.....the Indian Sukhois in France, American F-15s in Thailand, EU member nation aircraft all over Europe. I was wondering how these exercises are put together. Who initiates them? Who plans them out? Who pays? <br><table align=center borde...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Stability Of National Governments?
Replies: 1
Views: 1920

The Stability Of National Governments?

Hey, not really the best forum but why the hell not? There are some smart people lurking around here, maybe this will draw some out. I'm writing a big paper on electoral stability in Latin America. Which basically means (assuming elections decide these things) I'm trying to figure out how often poli...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway Is Selling 15 F5 Freedom Fighters To The US
Replies: 21
Views: 22180

RE: Norway Is Selling 15 F5 Freedom Fighters To The US

Aggressors maybe? They were sold to a leasing company, which sounds to me like a private Red Team or something, like those guys with Dassault Mysteres that simulate cruise missiles for the Navy - assuming they're actually being used for the government. It could be a private fighter-jet flight school...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The War On Drugs
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

The War On Drugs

That post about marijuana got me thinking. Billions of dollars a year, hundreds of thousands imprisoned a year, drugs are still easy to find. We're fighting a war against ourselves and funding both sides of it. You know my view on it. What's yours?

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by cannibalz3
Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You/Would You Smoke Marijuana?
Replies: 77
Views: 4775

RE: Do You/Would You Smoke Marijuana?

I do smoke marijuana. After a hard day's work, a pleasant evening to me is to get high with my friends out on the porch, then just kick back and talk or watch a movie for a couple hours. In my opinion, what one does with their own body is their own problem. It is ridiculous - really ridiculous - tha...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For All The Metal Fans...Part 2!
Replies: 12
Views: 2940

RE: For All The Metal Fans...Part 2!

Just stumbled on this solo.. How the hell do they play like that?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The North Carolina Aviation Thread - 3
Replies: 131
Views: 10344

RE: The North Carolina Aviation Thread - 3

What do you guys think of an airline based out of Asheville (AVL)? Fly to, say, Greensboro, Knoxville, Columbia?

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by cannibalz3
Thu Aug 23, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Onion: Record Flight Delays
Replies: 6
Views: 2942

The Onion: Record Flight Delays

The Statshot from The Onion this week Record Flight Delays This summer has been one of the worst in recent years for flight delays, particularly for passengers stuck on the runway. Here are some of the factors behind the delays: Pilot not exactly in hurry to get to Buffalo Flight dispatcher working ...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How About A Little Drumming For Breakfast?
Replies: 1
Views: 2089

RE: How About A Little Drumming For Breakfast?

Pretty damn good. A guy I've been digging recently is <acronym title="British Mediterranean Airways">KJ</acronym> Sawka <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/b98BJ36K1wo"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.you...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buy An Uzi If State Turns Prisoners Loose
Replies: 13
Views: 2059

RE: Buy An Uzi If State Turns Prisoners Loose

This is no joke. Prison overcrowding is a serious problem in a system that has problems enough. If we're not willing to give them money to put those people in jail, we gotta let them out. There aren't really any other options.

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by cannibalz3
Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NC Deputy Beats Down Activists In Their Home
Replies: 46
Views: 2879

RE: NC Deputy Beats Down Activists In Their Home

I can't speak to the specific legal ramifications of what that protester did or what that sheriff did, but it might benefit the thread to add a couple words about Asheville (where I go to univ.) and it's police force. Asheville is a bastion of counterculture, known by (for lack of a better word) cou...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Question For Polish-speakers
Replies: 4
Views: 2233

RE: A Question For Polish-speakers

Thanks, LOT. She is hot, but unfortunately not as promising as it sounds.

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obscure But Funny Candidate For 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1888

RE: Obscure But Funny Candidate For 2008

Oh, we got our share <a href="http://www.jonathontheimpalerforpresident2008.us/Campaign_Page.html" target=_blank>http://www.jonathontheimpalerforpresident2008.us/Campaign_Page.html</a> This guy promises to impale criminals and conduct gay marriage ceremonies at the White House at least once a month.

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb
Replies: 9
Views: 3448

RE: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb

Hey, speaking of Otis ANGB, any idea what they're gonna do with those F-15As? What's the future of the base?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Question For Polish-speakers
Replies: 4
Views: 2233

A Question For Polish-speakers

A Polish girl I've been speaking with sent me a message saying this: Mozesz mnie pocalowac. Could somebody please explain to me what it means? I don't speak any Polish, and the online translators are basically worthless. And perhaps suggest a response in Polish? <acronym title="Ukraine International...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Gets What Delivery Slot?
Replies: 1
Views: 2240

Which Airline Gets What Delivery Slot?

How is it decided who gets which delivery slot coming down the line? Delta might order 120 airplanes, but they're not all gonna be one right after the other. Would it be negotiated as part of the purchase, perhaps?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Ex-gay" Movement Losing Steam
Replies: 42
Views: 2938

RE: "Ex-gay" Movement Losing Steam

Anybody here see that South Park episode? Can anyone (ConcordeBoy) comment on it's....not accuracy, but I guess accuracy of reasoning?

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