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by fritzi
Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Traffic Jam At DFW Today?
Replies: 15
Views: 15525

RE: A380 Traffic Jam At DFW Today?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTWLAX" class="quote" target="_blank">DTWLAX</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Not related to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort W...

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by fritzi
Fri May 18, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Watch US TV Shows From Overseas?
Replies: 22
Views: 35246

RE: How To Watch US TV Shows From Overseas?

I don't know if american channels have streams over the web, but if they do you should try getting a VPN located in america. That way when you log on to the VPN and access american streams, the server will see that your IP adress originates out of the US. That is how I have accessed European streams...

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by fritzi
Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Do Airbus Test A380 Unpainted Before Delivery
Replies: 26
Views: 9110

Why Do Airbus Test A380 Unpainted Before Delivery

The aircrafts is assembled in Toulouse, France and after the initial flight testing flown to the paint shop in Hamburg, Germany for the body paint.

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by fritzi
Sun May 31, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Is The Largest Ikea On Earth?
Replies: 51
Views: 23020

RE: Which Is The Largest Ikea On Earth?

Here are the definite facts about the largest IKEAs. Largest IKEA today: IKEA Kungens Kurva (Stockholm, Sweden) 55 000 sq meters, roughly 592 000 sq feet. First opened 1965 though in a smaller version which was severly damaged by a fire in 1970.. Since then it has grown dramatically in size to 55 00...

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by fritzi
Sun May 17, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - May 2009?
Replies: 89
Views: 33801

RE: Would You Hit It - May 2009?

God damn it. This thread is torture, I should't look at pictures at work cause my mind wanders waaay south.


YES YES YES YES YES to all of the above!  Big grin

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by fritzi
Sun May 17, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst Part About Your Job...
Replies: 74
Views: 5109

RE: The Worst Part About Your Job...

I would say the worst part about my job is when I first work the night shift and then the afternoon shift. First I start at 22:15 and finish at 07:45. By that time I've usually been awake for 24 and finally get to bed at around 9. Then I have to get up at 14 and work from 14:45 to 22:45. It pretty m...

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by fritzi
Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Students: Classes You're Taking? (2009)
Replies: 40
Views: 3211

RE: College Students: Classes You're Taking? (2009)

Here in sweden we have a total of 30 points per semester Geophysics - 3 points Geology - 3 points Environmental pollution 4,5 points HV<acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>: Heating, Ventilation and <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> - 6 points Concrete and steel dimensioning - 6 points Mic...

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by fritzi
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buying A Bentley Continental GT
Replies: 30
Views: 3514

RE: Buying A Bentley Continental GT

Take a piece of paper, write an I O U and the amount and give it to the dealer. Tell the dealer: " Thats as good as money sir, thats an I O U. Read the back, see 275 dollars, you might want to hold on to that one" Can you guess wich movie?  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gi...

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by fritzi
Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?
Replies: 169
Views: 6203

RE: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?

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by fritzi
Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?
Replies: 169
Views: 6203

RE: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?

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by fritzi
Fri Oct 10, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?
Replies: 169
Views: 6203

RE: How Much Are You Now Paying For Gas?

I filled up my new Volvo C30 1,8F with ethanol a few days ago. The liter price was 8,69 SEK.
Thats 1.03 € / L or $ 3.90 per gallon.
Then with ethanol the fuel consumption of the car increases by ~30% so there is still a small gain compared to gasoline.

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by fritzi
Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funny Car Names
Replies: 51
Views: 7936

RE: Funny Car Names

Honda released a car called the Honda Fitta a few years ago in asia. Quite amusing for us swedes as Fitta in English is pussy, and then I don't mean a cat...

http://jalsbo.com/bus/hondafitta.html

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by fritzi
Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wireless Router Problem. Help!
Replies: 21
Views: 2209

RE: Wireless Router Problem. Help!

Login to the router via the web browser, normally the address on netgear is 192.168.0.1 (enter it in the address field). Go to the wireless settings page and change the channel (factory setting is usually 11) to a different one. Click save and then Voila, you're now using a different channel

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by fritzi
Sun Jun 15, 2008 2:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cruising At 51,000 Feet?
Replies: 35
Views: 38727

RE: Cruising At 51,000 Feet?

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by fritzi
Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cruising At 51,000 Feet?
Replies: 35
Views: 38727

RE: Cruising At 51,000 Feet?

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by fritzi
Sun May 18, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Most Difficult Airliner To Fly?
Replies: 67
Views: 20194

RE: What Is The Most Difficult Airliner To Fly?

I've never handled anything larger than a C206, but from what I've heard I'm guessing that the earliest models of the 707 are at the top of the list. Many of the surfaces lacked hydraulic motors which gave the pilots a real workout, especially during crosswind landings. I've also heard that the Dash...

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by fritzi
Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Dates Before Sex
Replies: 74
Views: 5710

RE: How Many Dates Before Sex

The question would have been a lot more interesting if it read:
"How man drinks before sex"  champagne 

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by fritzi
Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Respond To The User's Signature Above
Replies: 139
Views: 4047

RE: Respond To The User's Signature Above

And for the first time in history, a beat up british turkey was served for thanksgiving

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by fritzi
Sun Mar 02, 2008 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Walked Out Without Paying. Right Or Wrong?
Replies: 73
Views: 4361

RE: I Walked Out Without Paying. Right Or Wrong?

You should have walked passed their "new seating arrangement" and accidentally have spilled you coffee in their shopping bags and then also over them. That would have taught those rude b*tches a lesson.

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by fritzi
Sun Mar 02, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Is Your Rent?
Replies: 64
Views: 3927

RE: How Much Is Your Rent?

For a 1 room + kitchen + bathroom appartment (25 m^2) Rent: 3933 SEK / month (roughtly $640 US).
Its located in the heart of Helsingborg, about 50 meters from the ocean.

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 29, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Beautiful Car Ever Made....
Replies: 114
Views: 33787

RE: The Most Beautiful Car Ever Made....

Ferrari 355 Spider with a tan interior
http://www.toccare.com/images/cars/Toc-Car-L-FerrariF355.jpg

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by fritzi
Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Splinter, World's 1st Supercar Made From Wood
Replies: 11
Views: 2531

RE: The Splinter, World's 1st Supercar Made From Wood

Thats gotta be a treehuggers worst nightmare: A gas guzzling twin supercharged <acronym title="ATRAN Aviatrans Cargo Airlines (Russian Federation)">V8</acronym> and a body made out of all those cute trees in the rainforest. I wonder what the end result would be if lightning struck that car  <im...

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by fritzi
Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Big Is Your Johnson?
Replies: 10
Views: 3131

RE: How Big Is Your Johnson?

I got a old 40 <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> 2-stroke long rig Johnson with a wrinkled cover..... The milage sucks and I just LOVE <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> when it decides to die when Im out on a island without...

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by fritzi
Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Return Of What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 36
Views: 4694

RE: The Return Of What Are You Listening To Right Now?

Playing right now is Love is gone - David Guetta. Now it only 80 minutes until my nightshift ends and I get to sleep away another day!  crazy 

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by fritzi
Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Could Know The Date You Will Die
Replies: 33
Views: 3415

RE: If You Could Know The Date You Will Die

I just found out that Im out of this world in november 2061. Wohooo, 53 more years of madness  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/dopey.gif" alt="dopey" border=0>  I guess I should believe this cause as you know everything on the web is true... <img src="/discussions/graphics/smi...

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by fritzi
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Worst Car You Have Owned?
Replies: 36
Views: 4472

RE: What Is Your Worst Car You Have Owned?

My worst would be my first car, a 1998 Volvo V40 1,9 turbodiesel that had 10 000 kms on the odometer. It had 92 ponies under the hood and drove like a slug. Already at 70 km/h it was redlined and time to change into 3rd gear!!! It was however a pretty good first car in my opinion, except that the fu...

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by fritzi
Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, What Car Is In Your Garage?
Replies: 198
Views: 33964

RE: So, What Car Is In Your Garage?

Since the first 5 floors in my building are part of a city parking garage I would have to say that there are multiple volvos, mercedes, BMWs, 3 Porsche 911, a Bentley Continental <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar)">GT</acronym> and a Lambo Gallardo in my garage. Unfortunetly none of these are mi...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 15, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So What Did You Do For Valentines Day?
Replies: 38
Views: 3681

RE: So What Did You Do For Valentines Day?

Since I am single I went out with my mates to a club and got hammered.

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 15, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your First Car?
Replies: 78
Views: 32448

RE: What Was Your First Car?

My first car was a 1998 Volvo V40 1,9 D. After a few months I traded it for a V40 <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym>. I just couldnt stand only having 92 ponies under the hood! <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=422 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black ...

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by fritzi
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's In Your Wallet?
Replies: 97
Views: 12759

RE: What's In Your Wallet?

Lets see: Swedish <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> Austrian drivers license Handelsbanken Master Card AMEX Student <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> Student discount card Gym Card 2 Condoms 1 vip club card Miles & More card Choice hotels club card 340...

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by fritzi
Mon Feb 11, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: All About Golf!
Replies: 15
Views: 2437

RE: All About Golf!

Driver - Taylormade 320 8,5 degree stiff 3+ wood - Callaway steelhead stiff 5 wood - Taylormade firesole stiff 3-<acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym> - Taylormade <acronym title="La Coruna (LCG / LECO), Spain">LCG</acronym> iron shafts (9 iron is a <acronym ...

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by fritzi
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Prefer...? (Cars Edition, Volume 1)
Replies: 73
Views: 3093

RE: Would You Prefer...? (Cars Edition, Volume 1)

Sedan:

Charger


Coupe:

A5 with the 3,0 TDI engine


Luxury Sedan:

750Li


Hybrid:

Camry


Bonus: If you could have one of these options and none of the others, which would you choose?

Xenon Headlamps

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by fritzi
Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Building In The World?
Replies: 129
Views: 12777

RE: Ugliest Building In The World?

<a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c6/2_Columbus_Circle.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c6/2_Columbus_Circle.jpg" width=650 height=867 alt="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c6/2_Columbus_Circle.jpg" border=0></a> Two Columbus Circle ...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday's Stupid Thread - Scrape Ice On Windshield
Replies: 44
Views: 3484

RE: Friday's Stupid Thread - Scrape Ice On Windshield

<a href="http://www.gosmelltheflowers.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/geneva.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.gosmelltheflowers.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/geneva.jpg" width=650 height=487 alt="http://www.gosmelltheflowers.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/geneva.jpg" border=0><...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Snow?
Replies: 54
Views: 2352

RE: How Much Snow?

Here in Helsingborg, Sweden a storm passed by during the night. It was windy and rainy as hell but we didnt get any snow, even though the roads are covered by snow only 20 km away.

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by fritzi
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Auto Driving Skills On Ice And Snow
Replies: 55
Views: 3289

Rough Roads

I live in sweden so I would have to say that on dry roads in the summer the speedlimit on straight roads are just more like a "safety speed incase you were to hit a fly at 50 kph". Normally on our 110 kph highways I stay between 110 and 140. On many of our bullsh*t 70 kph roads I keep to 100. But du...

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by fritzi
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oldie Is Back
Replies: 0
Views: 1941

Oldie Is Back

Okili dokile, Im back (for those who recognize me) after a almost three year non posting period. I'm happy to announce that Ive acutally used my brain to pass my exams in college!!!! (instead of using my livers experince!!! :P). Just to announce my dedication to this website, I've also opened my wal...

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by fritzi
Tue Feb 15, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge Explosion In West Beirut
Replies: 112
Views: 4218

RE: Huge Explosion In West Beirut

My deepest condolences go to the Lebanese people.

Planespotterx,

It is located just north of Israel by the Mediterranean.

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 11, 2005 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Share Your Tax Evasion Tips Here!
Replies: 9
Views: 3903

RE: Share Your Tax Evasion Tips Here!

Share Your Tax Evasion Tips Here!

Dont move to Scandinavia!

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by fritzi
Thu Feb 10, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are Your Valentine Day Plans This Year?
Replies: 28
Views: 3285

RE: What Are Your Valentine Day Plans This Year?

Until yesterday I was going to go to Linköping to visit a girl I like, but both of us will unfortunetly be busy with some last minute Uni work so I will be stuck here in Helsingborg.  Sad

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by fritzi
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drive The Speed Limit?
Replies: 45
Views: 2482

RE: Do You Drive The Speed Limit?

In towns, 50 limit: 50-60 depending on traffic
Country roads, 70 limit: 90-100
Country roads, 90 limit: 100-110
Highways, 110 limit: 130-140. If it is early and there is no traffic then 140-160.

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by fritzi
Tue Feb 08, 2005 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The General Opinion Of Sweden Here?
Replies: 43
Views: 4343

RE: What Is The General Opinion Of Sweden Here?

How the feck should I know where it is???

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by fritzi
Tue Feb 08, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Get To Work/School?
Replies: 36
Views: 3234

RE: How Do You Get To Work/School?

I always drive. I cant be bitched to take the bus in morings.

When I am not late, it takes about 15 minutes.
When I am late, which is basically every day, it takes around 8 minutes.  Laugh out loud

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by fritzi
Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Absinth?
Replies: 24
Views: 1995

RE: Absinth?

Mmmmm Absinth, I love it! <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <i>I read about a guy who drank 5 or 6 shots of it in one night and died </i> Wow what a puss! I had more than 15 shots one night and I survived. I was told that I was lying down in the snow without a shirt o...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ski Rental In Austria/Rastadt And Ski School
Replies: 5
Views: 1890

RE: Ski Rental In Austria/Rastadt And Ski School

Im sure that there are busses that go from Radstadt to Obertauern as they are fairly close to eachother and you have to pass trough Radstadt when you go to Obertauern (One of the only two roads leading there), max 25 km. Edit: I think the nightlife in Radstadt is pretty crappy as it is not a very we...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "It's Fun To Shoot People!"
Replies: 48
Views: 3126

"It's Fun To Shoot People!"

<i>"You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn't wear a veil," Mattis said. "You know, guys like that ain't got no manhood left anyway. So it's a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them." </i> I wouldn't say it's fun but those pricks definitely deserved it!

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ski Rental In Austria/Rastadt And Ski School
Replies: 5
Views: 1890

RE: Ski Rental In Austria/Rastadt And Ski School

I cant tell you anything about the prices for a ski school, but I would guess that rental skis and boots for a week will go for around 100€. I have been skiing in the Radstadt area quite a few times. There is a town/mountain close by called Obertauern which I visited to a few winters. The town is at...

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by fritzi
Fri Feb 04, 2005 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crazy Car Video
Replies: 14
Views: 2923

RE: Crazy Car Video

Newark777,

You are correct, it has as well!!! Big grin

It was a long time ago though

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