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by OH-LZA
Thu Jul 27, 2006 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tour Operators In Finland & Finnair Memories
Replies: 4
Views: 4734

RE: Tour Operators In Finland & Finnair Memories

Hi! Keih�smatkat hasn't existed in a long time. Most charters are indeed operated by Finnair but there's competition from Finland and from abroad. Other airlines are at least Air Finland, Britannia Nordic (TUI Group) and MyTravel (ex-Airtours). Finnair doesn't use <acronym title="Air Madagascar">M...

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by OH-LZA
Sat Sep 13, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need A Swede To Translate A Phrase On Wall Plaque
Replies: 69
Views: 10854

RE: Need A Swede To Translate A Phrase On Wall Pla

Someone great who Sweden had, was Anna Lindh ;'-(.

It just feels so horrible, i hope we won't get this type of political violence here in Finland too.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Fri Aug 08, 2003 4:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My JOB Bought Me A Canon!
Replies: 12
Views: 2331

RE: My JOB Bought Me A Canon!

Janne,

The things the Russian guy sells are probably real,
what they probably lack is warranty and so on...

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Thu Jun 19, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland: What Is Going On
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

RE: Finland: What Is Going On

Not just a politician, but previous PM Lipponen.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3001812.stm is a good source.

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by OH-LZA
Mon May 19, 2003 9:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Getting Inside The Plane With An SLR
Replies: 21
Views: 4808

RE: Getting Inside The Plane With An SLR

Peter, the reason why a mobile interferes with the plane's systems is that it transmits a radio signal to the network enabling you to make and receive calls. Cameras generally don't (unless a remote control is used), so they should be allowed to be used. When BA777 and I flew Finnair last summer he ...

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by OH-LZA
Thu Apr 17, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teenagers And Cars ... What To Do?
Replies: 76
Views: 6055

RE: Teenagers And Cars ... What To Do?

Sad story. RIP  Crying

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Wed Apr 02, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: War Make You Think Of Any Songs?
Replies: 26
Views: 3457

RE: War Make You Think Of Any Songs?

John Lennon - Imagine
Donovan - Universal Soldier

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Mar 30, 2003 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Decadent Western Way Of Life
Replies: 24
Views: 3963

RE: The Decadent Western Way Of Life

Costa Rica is rather developed when compared to it's neighbours. I did see that the abolition of the military in 1949 has bore fruit.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sat Mar 29, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-BOS Mileage Run Finnair/American Eagle
Replies: 11
Views: 6430

RE: HEL-BOS Mileage Run Finnair/American Eagle

Wonderful reports as usual!

HKG... Ouch! Remember to protect yourself from SARS.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Wed Mar 19, 2003 6:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hilarious Caption......Sorta
Replies: 33
Views: 4428

RE: Hilarious Caption......Sorta

That caption doesn't fit my sense of humour at all...

I only am sad that lives were lost. RIP.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Thu Mar 13, 2003 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Serbian Premier Djindjic Assassinated
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

RE: Serbian Premier Djindjic Assassinated

This is indeed a sad day. I hope they find another good leader. May Zoran Djindjic rest in peace.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Fri Mar 07, 2003 8:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed
Replies: 10
Views: 6312

RE: GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed

Nice Report, I sincerely hope your mother gets better soon!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sat Mar 01, 2003 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car Prices In Europe
Replies: 15
Views: 7085

RE: Car Prices In Europe

A third cheaper here in Finland? No way! The prices including tax are somewhat different... <acronym title="Aeromar (Mexico)">VW</acronym> Golf 1.4 Firstline 55kw Germany: 15,499.99€ Finland: 17,660€ Audi <acronym title="Southern Winds (Argentina)">A4</acronym> 2.0 Germany: 26,650€ Finland: 33,860€ ...

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by OH-LZA
Sat Mar 01, 2003 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fred Rogers, 1928-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 2993

RE: Fred Rogers, 1928-2003

May he rest in peace.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sat Feb 22, 2003 5:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-FRA-PEK-FRA-HEL Lufthansa Y/C
Replies: 10
Views: 6408

RE: HEL-FRA-PEK-FRA-HEL Lufthansa Y/C

Yet again a marvellous trip report!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Feb 09, 2003 2:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HEL-CPH-IAD-CPH-HEL SAS Economy
Replies: 19
Views: 6771

RE: HEL-CPH-IAD-CPH-HEL SAS Economy

Great Report!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Feb 09, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Despite All Politics: I Still Like America!
Replies: 63
Views: 5140

RE: Despite All Politics: I Still Like America!

I completely agree with the header, America is still ok, and they also have helped Finland, which I am very grateful of! I've been to America twice, and enjoyed both times very much.

Best regards from Finland,
Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Feb 09, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: ATTN: This May Help If You Are Being Disturbed
Replies: 8
Views: 4169

ATTN: This May Help If You Are Being Disturbed

Looking thru rec.photo.equipment.35mm I found a PDF leaflet that has some very good information about one's rights as a photographer made by a lawyer. It can be downloaded at <a href="http://www.krages.com/phoright.htm" target=_blank>http://www.krages.com/phoright.htm</a>. It might help you if you'r...

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by OH-LZA
Sat Feb 08, 2003 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Some Many People Hate McDonald's?
Replies: 43
Views: 10537

RE: Why Do Some Many People Hate McDonald's?

http://www.mcspotlight.org provides some interesting information.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sat Feb 01, 2003 11:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which ISO Is Best
Replies: 19
Views: 4979

RE: Which ISO Is Best

I would recommend Reala 100 for prints, very fine grain!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Wed Jan 15, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Words Can't Describe This
Replies: 13
Views: 3896

RE: Words Can't Describe This

That's so sick!

707cmf, I hope your nephew gets better soon!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Thu Jan 09, 2003 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Islamic Terrorists Foiled In London Horror Attack
Replies: 24
Views: 2371

RE: Islamic Terrorists Foiled In London Horror Attack

Luckily these people were caught, I'm happy that the Metropolitan Police was able to arrest these bastards. In the same time, I feel sorry for the majority of muslims, who according to my understanding, are not supporting this crazyness. I think the world could be a much better place if no religions...

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by OH-LZA
Thu Jan 09, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should The Crew Of Flight 2051 Keep Their Jobs?
Replies: 52
Views: 6748

RE: "Braking Was Reported Poor"

The phrase "Braking was reported poor" should explain the situation quite well...

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Thu Jan 09, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comments On Finnair
Replies: 21
Views: 2070

RE: [email protected]

Finnair is going to receive a fifth MD-11 (reg. OH-LGE), bought from the 2nd hand-market soon, and according to their press releases they will replace them at the end of the decade. I would guess the Widebody Airbuses have a larger chance than the B777 due to commonality with the A320 Series. On the...

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by OH-LZA
Thu Jan 09, 2003 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comments On Finnair
Replies: 21
Views: 2070

RE: Comments On Finnair

Being a Finn, flying Finnair is rather inevitable for me, which, at times feels rather unfortunate, in terms of service, that is. The Domestics, in my opinion have the worst service and the less friendly (cabin) crew. The Scheduled Intra-Europe Flights are ok. The food is ok and the service is more ...

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by OH-LZA
Mon Jan 06, 2003 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Explosions Hit Downtown Tel Aviv, Many Dead
Replies: 44
Views: 1821

RE: 2 Explosions Hit Downtown Tel Aviv, Many Dead

Why can't both stop disturbing each other and live together in peace?

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Mon Jan 06, 2003 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sweden - A Democracy Falling Apart?
Replies: 56
Views: 2514

RE: Sweden - A Democracy Falling Apart?

The media in Finland seems rather thrilled with this subject, been reading somewhat more about it in the last few days... I read about a report made by the Swedish Government about Swedish City/Municipality Housing in a Finnish newspaper stating that 100 million SEK (around 10 million EUR/USD) was l...

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by OH-LZA
Sun Jan 05, 2003 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Are You From?
Replies: 90
Views: 3070

RE: Where Are You From?

Born and still living in Helsinki, Finland.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Jan 05, 2003 9:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Camera Shops In NYC
Replies: 8
Views: 3764

RE: Digital Camera Shops In NYC

Ville, Technically you have to pay the fees. Personally I don't think you will be facing any interest though, don't count on it though. (For the record: I am not encouraging any kind of illegal activity) I've read from Finnish newsgroups that sometimes officers have wanted to see the receipts of the...

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by OH-LZA
Sun Jan 05, 2003 3:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Camera Shops In NYC
Replies: 8
Views: 3764

RE: Digital Camera Shops In NYC

I've heard rumours about mostly ripoff stores advertising in Popular Photography so I'd suggest B&H too.

Alex

PS. Finnish Customs may want you to pay Customs Fees and VAT...

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by OH-LZA
Fri Jan 03, 2003 9:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: One Of Those Days ......
Replies: 23
Views: 3217

RE: One Of Those Days ......

You all lucky people with the warm weather! How does this sound? :P EFHK Helsinki METAR observed at: 2 Jan 23:50 UTC (30 minutes ago) Wind direction: from 10 deg Wind speed: 4 knots Visibility: More than 10 km Sky conditions: Few (1/8-2/8) at 200ft Temperature: -25 deg C, Dew point: -28 deg C Altime...

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by OH-LZA
Fri Jan 03, 2003 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dog Attacks
Replies: 15
Views: 1671

RE: Dog Attacks

There have been some fatal attacks in Finland too, our law requires to keep dogs leashed in all public places, except special fenced parks for dogs.
Luckily most Finns are very law-abiding.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Mon Dec 30, 2002 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Some Assistance On Fan Removal From A BMW 528
Replies: 6
Views: 2385

RE: Need Some Assistance On Fan Removal From A BMW 528

Try visiting your local BMW dealer.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 29, 2002 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question Regarding Finnish Euro Coins
Replies: 3
Views: 1488

RE: Question Regarding Finnish Euro Coins

They did indeed mint some, which are now rarities.
They are very valuable as some packs of the, are sold for hundreds of Euros even in Finland.

I can only imagine how much one could earn of selling them somewhere in Central Europe...

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 29, 2002 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hostage Taken At Stockholm Main Central
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

RE: Hostage Taken At Stockholm Main Central

Even Scandinavia is getting crazy. :'-( First, the Myyrmanni Shopping Mall in Finland. And now something happening in Sweden. Not to mention that there have been many (unconnected to each other) shootings in Finland in the past few days. Alex PS. Kolobokman, that news source states he speaks Russian.

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 29, 2002 7:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thailand And Singapore - AY/TG/PG/SQ
Replies: 9
Views: 4957

RE: Thailand And Singapore - AY/TG/PG/SQ

Yet another superb report from you!

Hey Luftaom, did you remember to put a one-star rating? Big grin

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Fri Dec 27, 2002 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Off For Libya ...
Replies: 39
Views: 1757

RE: Off For Libya ...

Libya... not sure I'd want to go there...

Have a nice trip!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Wed Dec 25, 2002 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Brother Is Missing
Replies: 28
Views: 2270

RE: My Brother Is Missing

I feel so sorry for you!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 15, 2002 8:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do You Get Your Pics From Film To Electronic?
Replies: 9
Views: 6875

RE: How Do You Get Your Pics From Film To Electronic?

Hello, Y.A Kueh

What film did you use?

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by OH-LZA
Fri Dec 13, 2002 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cell Phones + Driving = ....
Replies: 15
Views: 2060

RE: Cell Phones + Driving = ....

VERY large problem here in Finland, as our cell phone percentage is one of the highest, if not the highest, in the world. Luckily, it's becoming illegal to talk without a hands-free as of Jan 1st.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Fri Dec 13, 2002 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joining The Canadian Army
Replies: 12
Views: 2387

RE: Joining The Canadian Army

I think you're lucky <b>NOT</b> being forced to national service. In Finland we have it, and most people choose the military. There is a Civilian Service alternative, but most Finns are so narrow-minded that they probably consider you a very bad person. Another thing is that Civilian Service takes 3...

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by OH-LZA
Mon Dec 09, 2002 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadians! Need Your Help In An Assignment
Replies: 12
Views: 2266

Canadians! Need Your Help In An Assignment

I got an assignment to do a a small book about a subject of my choice, I chose Canada. Now I am out of ideas what to write about, so far I've managed to write about History, Small info about Nature, Sports, Literature, Music and Politics. I'm still planning to include a "quick facts" page and write ...

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by OH-LZA
Mon Dec 09, 2002 8:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BH Air And Their Policy Against Photographers.
Replies: 10
Views: 3415

RE: BH Air And Their Policy Against Photographers.

How about including a line to all emails about the status of peoples' photos in the queue saying something like the following: "Please remember that if a profit-making company asks you to use your photograph you should always ask for a a reasonable fee." Some advice about Copyright violations etc. c...

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 01, 2002 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Cousin... Attacked!
Replies: 12
Views: 1788

RE: My Cousin... Attacked!

Sorry... Cousin.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Sun Dec 01, 2002 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Cousin... Attacked!
Replies: 12
Views: 1788

RE: My Cousin... Attacked!

Why oh why is there so much evil in this world? :'-(

My best wishes to your sister!

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Fri Nov 29, 2002 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: S-Korea Has Most Effective Education System.
Replies: 11
Views: 3920

RE: S-Korea Has Most Effective Education System.

Well, well, so Finland seems to have the best!

Being a Finnish Lower Secondary School Student I can assure you that we learn other things than just to pass exams.

Alex who has too much schoolwork

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by OH-LZA
Fri Nov 29, 2002 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kenya - Explosion/attacks ...
Replies: 22
Views: 1401

RE: Kenya - Explosion/attacks ...

Oh no! Not again!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying"> My sympathies to the families and friends of the dead. Innocent civilians, no matter what ethnicity they are or what religion they belive in, should not be killed by anybody! Why can't the people of the world just get ...

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by OH-LZA
Thu Nov 28, 2002 6:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: To Trust Or Not?
Replies: 8
Views: 2654

RE: To Trust Or Not?

I read somewhere that Broadway Photo was a rip-off store. Judging by the price I'm afraid the other ones are rip-off's too. I'm not completely sure though... Anyway, my suggestion would be to stick with well known dealers such as B&H and Adorama.

Alex

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by OH-LZA
Mon Nov 25, 2002 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Test Your Knowledge About The World
Replies: 67
Views: 2929

RE: Test Your Knowledge About The World

20/20  Smile

The US Government should give more money to education.

Alex

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