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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4131

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

What the heck are you babbling about? It is all over the news and FB, Twitter etc... Babbling? Let's see now. NBC has something called Spartan Ultimate Tea, Challenge, PBS is covering something that I cannot figure out, ABC has something called Greatest Hits, CBS has a show called Life in Pieces. F...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4131

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

And I just logged into my Facebook account and turned on the TV. Total silence on both fronts. Last week there was nonstop news coverage and outrage expressed on both. I guess lives don't matter to people in the US unless they are white US citizens. I am sickened by this. Are you high and blind? It...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4131

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

And I just logged into my Facebook account and turned on the TV. Total silence on both fronts. Last week there was nonstop news coverage and outrage expressed on both. I guess lives don't matter to people in the US unless they are white US citizens. I am sickened by this. What the heck are you babb...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another terrorist attack hits France
Replies: 126
Views: 4131

Re: Yet another terrorist attack hits France

And I just logged into my Facebook account and turned on the TV. Total silence on both fronts. Last week there was nonstop news coverage and outrage expressed on both. I guess lives don't matter to people in the US unless they are white US citizens. I am sickened by this.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DXB to hit 65 degrees Celsius
Replies: 35
Views: 12000

Re: DXB to hit 65 degrees Celsius

45C is still hugely hot. And from memory is either over or very close to what's considered naturally human habitable. If you're somewhere with working aircon you'll probably be fine. But out on the ramp for hours and hours? People just start breaking at those temps and humidity. That's funny. I don...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sierra Pacific Airlines is 40 years old and has but 3 a/c
Replies: 4
Views: 2106

Re: Sierra Pacific Airlines is 40 years old and has but 3 a/c

The 737-528 was purchased about a year and a half ago, it has not yet started service. That is registered N708S. N712S will shortly be retired.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 158181

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery Part 4

Well, it seemed a valid question. Perhaps not. As I stated, I have not read all the previous posts. Please forgive my asking.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 22 Dead In Arava Crash In Amazon Area Of Ecuador
Replies: 3
Views: 6179

RE: 22 Dead In Arava Crash In Amazon Area Of Ecuador

I'm a bit surprised any were left. I always thought that was a beautiful aircraft in it's homlieness.

Very sad for any young people to die, that should be left to us old guys.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 158181

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery Part 4

Not meant to be Airbus vs Boeing, and I admit I have not read any of the previous posts, but I have a simple question. Is there any reason that the Pentagon chose the 767 over the A330, besides the political. I am really not up in all the capabilities because I am old. <acronym title="Ukraine Intern...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Keith Emerson Dies From ELP
Replies: 26
Views: 1884

RE: The Great Keith Emerson Dies From ELP

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> He will. ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March Madness Flights 2016
Replies: 57
Views: 8778

RE: March Madness Flights 2016

Quoting 910A (Reply 3):

I see that, how odd.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March Madness Flights 2016
Replies: 57
Views: 8778

RE: March Madness Flights 2016

A Delta 757 appeared in Tucson as I was leaving work this afternoon. I don't know which team it was though.<br/><br/><font size="-4">[Edited 2016-03-14 19:07:18] Well that was silly of me, I assumed it was bringing a team in but Tucson has no games this year, it was to pickup the U of A to deliver t...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does A Christian Airline Exist?
Replies: 130
Views: 18774

Does A Christian Airline Exist?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/32andBelow" class="quote" target="_blank">32andBelow</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So, the a...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Keith Emerson Dies From ELP
Replies: 26
Views: 1884

RE: The Great Keith Emerson Dies From ELP

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rfields5421" class="quote" target="_blank">rfields5421</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sounds ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Improve Your Own Freeway System
Replies: 60
Views: 3593

RE: Improve Your Own Freeway System

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Beardown91737" class="quote" target="_blank">Beardown91737</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Tucson Something going east wh...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Largest Passenger Ship You Have Seen In Person?
Replies: 52
Views: 2567

RE: Largest Passenger Ship You Have Seen In Person?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Mar 11, 2016 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Largest Passenger Ship You Have Seen In Person?
Replies: 52
Views: 2567

RE: Largest Passenger Ship You Have Seen In Person?

I just have to wonder if I am the only person on earth that has never seen a cruise ship. Probably.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person
Replies: 58
Views: 6881

RE: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Planeflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Planeflyer</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Exactly r...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person
Replies: 58
Views: 6881

RE: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person

<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="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They still di...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airport Coming To Williamson County (KMWA)
Replies: 7
Views: 1885

RE: New Airport Coming To Williamson County (KMWA)

When I first saw Williamson County my mind went straight to Kentucky. That would have been quite a waste of money. Marion/Carbondale at least makes sense, sort of. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quotin...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person
Replies: 58
Views: 6881

RE: The Experience Of Flying As A Fat Person

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nobody in The Nethe...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terminal Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 8027

RE: Terminal Cancer

The only thing I can add is that my brother-in-law was given 30 days to live and that was 15 years ago. Your body has not given up, don't let your mind give up.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Mar 06, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1946 AA DC-3 Crash In California Discovered
Replies: 4
Views: 10002

RE: 1946 AA DC-3 Crash In California Discovered

He didn't discover an unknown crash site, he located a previously cleaned up crash site.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 500€ Bill Could Be Eliminated
Replies: 68
Views: 3432

RE: 500€ Bill Could Be Eliminated

And also, cash is the most secure thing you can have - because you know what happens when somebody else gets his hands on the cash. A (credit) card, on the other hand, depends on the PIN code, the implementation of its security, if signatures can be falsified...you can't be totally sure what happens...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 And PHX
Replies: 55
Views: 6429

RE: B6 And PHX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Byrdluvs747" class="quote" target="_blank">Byrdluvs747</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> A visit...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 And PHX
Replies: 55
Views: 6429

RE: B6 And PHX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm afr...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 23, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 24544

RE: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018

But I will be around to see the last A380 sent to the scrap heap.

  

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 24544

RE: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018

As inevitable as it is, it is still a bit sad. At least I will not be alive when the last 747 is retired.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Automating My Home
Replies: 14
Views: 1711

RE: I'm Automating My Home

All very interesting. Nice toys, I suppose, but being a troglodyte, I will still turn on a light by hand when I enter a room, turn it off when I leave said room, and use my garage remote to get into the house. I suppose since I can leave my doors unlocked when I leave for work in the morning and not...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?
Replies: 30
Views: 10929

RE: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?

Well, I will be damned? I got so used to seeing N73444 on the ground that I made an assumption. It only dawned on me about 0130 today that perhaps they had a second. It was in the hangar so I never saw both at once.

Regardless, the Everts DC-9s are in my opinion the best looking DC-9s around.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?
Replies: 30
Views: 10929

RE: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dtw9" class="quote" target="_blank">dtw9</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Flightaware is wrong,...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?
Replies: 30
Views: 10929

RE: MD-80 Freighter, Whats Going On?

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

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Is It Time To Buy A Home?
Replies: 35
Views: 1735

RE: When Is It Time To Buy A Home?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ya'll can fit two or ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Is It Time To Buy A Home?
Replies: 35
Views: 1735

RE: When Is It Time To Buy A Home?

You make it sound as though there is something wrong with a two or three bedroom, single story house. And people thing we in the US are overly materialistic.

But yes, since your government is willing to pretty much buy it for you, do it right away.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience
Replies: 11
Views: 7058

RE: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience

Over the past week there have been people wandering in and out of the the aircraft. Today, there was a power cart attached and several systems were being checked. It appears that they are really trying to make it airworthy. I need to call a buddy of mine who buys and sells aircraft parts, and theref...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline PHX/TUS To Guaymas MEX, June 2016?
Replies: 43
Views: 6959

RE: Which Airline PHX/TUS To Guaymas MEX, June 2016?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B737900ER" class="quote" target="_blank">B737900ER</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Shall I then ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline PHX/TUS To Guaymas MEX, June 2016?
Replies: 43
Views: 6959

RE: Which Airline PHX/TUS To Guaymas MEX, June 2016?

Gringo community? You do know that is a highly racist term, don't you?

But the airline will be no surprise when it is announced publicly. Pity it will not be Interjet with the SSJ. Perhaps Hermosillo in the future.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Viagra For You!
Replies: 10
Views: 1743

RE: No Viagra For You!

<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="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yep, you ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 09, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience
Replies: 11
Views: 7058

RE: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience

The "Flying Hospital" titles have been removed from the port side and it appears the registration has changed. I was running late this morning so I didn't go to check up close.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 09, 2016 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cop Sues Family Of Man He Killed
Replies: 52
Views: 2406

RE: Cop Sues Family Of Man He Killed

Yet the police want immunity. And the remaining good police wonder why they are no longer trusted.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrible Loads Jfk Dab
Replies: 54
Views: 16855

RE: Terrible Loads Jfk Dab

ERAU class of 1983. I could easily slam Daytona as it has many horrid parts. But, generally speaking, I loved it there. I haven't been back since January, 1987, so I can't say what it is like now. El Paso I can say what it is like. I call it an overgrown El Centro without the charm. Or, the armpit o...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Prius, What Is Toyota Thinking? Or Am I Wrong?
Replies: 55
Views: 3322

RE: New Prius, What Is Toyota Thinking? Or Am I Wrong?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I take it you h...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience
Replies: 11
Views: 7058

RE: L-1011 Ex-Fly Hospital Now TriStar Experience

Still sitting next to the Pima College aviation center, I have not seen anyone near it in years. I'll keep an eye on it though.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Announces Slowest IPhones Sales Since 2007
Replies: 59
Views: 2638

RE: Apple Announces Slowest IPhones Sales Since 2007

I was going to say that people finally figured out that spending $100.00 per month on a phone was idiocy. Sorry, I know that will not happen.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Jan 20, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Ideal Of The Perfect Sexy Woman?
Replies: 76
Views: 6691

RE: Your Ideal Of The Perfect Sexy Woman?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table>  <img sr...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Jan 20, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Palin To Endorse Trump
Replies: 160
Views: 4350

RE: Sarah Palin To Endorse Trump

I wonder if I am in a dream where the biggest idiots are the republican's best hope. Hilary must be very happy.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 25 Years Since Demise Of Eastern
Replies: 37
Views: 3856

RE: 25 Years Since Demise Of Eastern

I rode on <acronym title="European Regions Airlines (Spain)">EA</acronym> many times, probably as much as <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> or <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acronym>. I have tried to research what the last takeoff and the last landings were. B...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intrastate US Widebodies
Replies: 85
Views: 12603

RE: Intrastate US Widebodies

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/afcjets" class="quote" target="_blank">afcjets</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sreiously? Must...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Jan 15, 2016 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intrastate US Widebodies
Replies: 85
Views: 12603

RE: Intrastate US Widebodies

i would say the winner on oddities is the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> DC-10s in Montana during the 1970s. I flew from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> to <acronym title="Spokane - International (Geiger Field) (G...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Jan 15, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Think This Pic Is A Straight Shot?
Replies: 59
Views: 2594

RE: Think This Pic Is A Straight Shot?

I have a giant sized, obviously fake, copy of a Renoir on my wall that looks, and is, more real than that "picture". That's not even a good photoshop.

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