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by petertenthije
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

https://www.planetf1.com/news/fia-chang ... top-rules/
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scbriml wrote:
and the rules won’t change mid-season.

Why not? The pit rules have been changed already this season.

https://www.planetf1.com/news/fia-chang ... top-rules/

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by petertenthije
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Russian Fighter Jet
Replies: 92
Views: 8954

Re: New Russian Fighter Jet

Bikerthai summer it up perfectly. Now all companies are moving towards this digital development but some companies are much further ahead and have invested in their own software. A small technology lead effectively allows for massive cost reduction in development cost and time. That’s all nice and ...

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by petertenthije
Wed Jul 28, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Full disclosure, I am pro max. That said, I would not want the results of the match to be changed. Race control made a ruling. Assuming there is no new information, the ruling should stand. I would not be surprised if this is more a jab at the FIA then at Mercedes. This incident will have to come ou...

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by petertenthije
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Russian Fighter Jet
Replies: 92
Views: 8954

Re: New Russian Fighter Jet

The US will have a lightweight, low cost fighter that will enter service in the next 10 years. The, development, purchase and operating costs of this new fighter will be less than just the operating cost of the existing F-16 fleet over say a 15 year period. What makes you so sure of that? Looking a...

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by petertenthije
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1063
Views: 60548

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

We the taxpayers paid for the damage much like we the taxpayers paid for the fence at the Mexican border and extra security and for this soon to be biased sham Benghazi investigation which will go no where much like we the taxpayer paid for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Nth investigation into Benghazi th...

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by petertenthije
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Either way, it doesn't matter, the stewards made their decision and penalised Hamilton. No amount of post-race analysis will change anything, neither will Red Bull's threat of getting lawyers involved. The law suit should not be done. I understand the team's frustration, but that would go too far. ...

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by petertenthije
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 25 years Fokker bankrupt
Replies: 33
Views: 4306

Re: 25 years Fokker bankrupt

With that being said, is the upcoming F130-NG still relevant? Havent seen any updates other than this website Source: https://www.ngaircraft.com/ The site was updated earlier this year, but that’s pretty much all that NGA does. Website management. I honestly have no clue what’s keeping the lights o...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Hamilton is some of the most dangerous drivers on the grid if you are ahead of him in a Red Bull... ALB x2 and now VER Maybe he should stop being a F1 race driver, and just be given the keys of the safety car. So many people call him the greatest of all times. He might have the titles, but I am not...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3528

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

seb146 wrote:
We hear all the time how the economy of California is much larger than the economies of so many nations but we never hear that about Texas. I wonder why?
Must be Texas's legendary humility. LOL

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

marcelh wrote:
10 seconds penalty, what a joke

Dit not expect anything else.

It used to be FIA = Ferrari International Assistance. Let's just say those days are over and leave it at that.

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 300
Views: 22207

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Hamilton kicked Verstappen out. Incredible team radio from Hamilton: "I was ahead going in there, man ... fully alongside, it was my line". Yes, of course he was... that would explain why Haimlton's front left wheel touched Max's right REAR wheel. Hamilton could have moved a bit further t...

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by petertenthije
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1154

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

https://www.bd.nl/dossier-watersnood/li ... ~a01fd4dc/
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And while I was typing my previous reply, the autorities managed to repaid the dyke.

see the message of 16:10 on this newspaper's timeline
https://www.bd.nl/dossier-watersnood/li ... ~a01fd4dc/

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by petertenthije
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1154

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

Hear there's one that broke in The Netherlands now. Technically not broken yet, but it has been holed. Initially autorities reported a 1 by 1 meter hole near Meerssen. Now they are saying "a large hole with a risk of of dyke breach". https://nos.nl/collectie/13869/artikel/2389593-evacuati...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

And stop chanting “it’s coming home” before the tournament even starts. It may be a joke to some, but to most people it comes across as extremely arrogant. ooh come on. Every country has songs in which they proudly declare themselves champion. So does almost every football club. It just goes with t...

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by petertenthije
Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/57788267
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Results are in, the FA have been fined 30.000€ for the laser pen and for disturbing the national anthems.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/57788267

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by petertenthije
Sat Jul 10, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are
Replies: 42
Views: 2065

Re: GOP Personalities Don't Know What Marxism And Socialism Are

Frankly, I am not too concerned that the details of Marxism or socialism are not well understood. I am more worried that fascism is badly understood, because a good chunk of the electorate seem to be gleefully heading that way.

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by petertenthije
Fri Jul 09, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Three separate cases against England by UEFA for their semi final match and yet all it’lll amount to is a few symbolic fines. UEFA = mafia At least England should easily win the oscars. What punishments do you propose? At least it will be a fine. UEFA will take any option to grab some more money. B...

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by petertenthije
Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

On the other hand there are fans of other national sides who cannot attend an away game without getting some of them arrested, and making the local front pages over their poor behaviour. The English fans are sadly to be counted in that group; it's not for nothing Hooliganism was "invented"...

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by petertenthije
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

My only worry is that Italy will "ham" it up a little and start acting and diving all over the place and the Ref will fall for it. I don't know what you mean! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxWk8WxQ6Wk https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51296131671_77a536a152_z.jpg Source: Capture from ...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

alfa164 wrote:
seahawk wrote:
England vs. Italy for the final with England winning!


Do you know what "Fat Chance" means?

You never know, maybe UEFA will finally start giving cards for schwalbes and stalling. In that case Italy would stand no chance.

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by petertenthije
Sat Jul 03, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A.net Location & Identification Assistance Requested For Airport & Planes
Replies: 7
Views: 1022

Re: A.net Location & Identification Assistance Requested For Airport & Planes

PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
3) Can anyone identify the airline of the blue & green airliner?
Probably American Eagle. A charter airline that has no relation to today's American Eagle.

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by petertenthije
Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border
Replies: 31
Views: 2530

Re: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border

stl07 wrote:
Should make the drive to Mexico a bit more challenging for certain politicians

That’s why Ted Cruz tends to take a flight.

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johns624 wrote:
I was going by Wiki. They claim that Belgium will buy 34 F35s. This article also states the same.
https://www.forces.net/news/f-35-which- ... e-aircraft

My apologies, i completely missed that announcement!

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by petertenthije
Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Belgian F16 collides with air base building (pilot ejected)
Replies: 11
Views: 1913

Re: Belgian F16 collides with air base building (pilot ejected)

johns624 wrote:
I can hear the talk now. "We have one fewer F16 and will be just fine. I guess we can cut one from our order of F35s and save some money".
This was a Belgian F16. Their replacement has not been announced yet.

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by petertenthije
Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 153
Views: 11243

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Buildings should not need structural maintenance for a very long time. They do… but they shouldn’t. Ain’t that the truth! Even Pripyat, the abandoned city near Chernobyl, is still standing. Dozens of highrise buildings, long abandoned, no maintenance whatsoever. Not being near the sea certainly hel...

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6577

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Now the NSA has issued a statement pointing-out the obvious: they are not authorized to target a U.S. citizen; their mission is foreign intelligence, and finding "foreign activities that could harm the United States". They have not been looking for intelligence on Carlson (or intelligence...

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by petertenthije
Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

marcelh wrote:
Frank de Boer, coach of Dutch team has resigned.
https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/57656897

I’ll be honest, I did not expect him to make it to the world cup. But for him to go this fast I did not quite expect.

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by petertenthije
Tue Jun 29, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 153
Views: 11243

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

I think it is safe to say that around 150+ people are dead. Another fact that is quite astonishing from my perspective is how long it is taking to find bodies in the ruble. I think people are quite familiar with plane crashes and this is a far easier job to search through. A building collapse will ...

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by petertenthije
Mon Jun 28, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Dutchy wrote:
Good news, I found football-refugee-status with Belgium: Go Red Devils!!!!!

Be carefull, you're going to jinx it for them now.

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 27, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6577

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Typical conflation by the left (I am referring to the General, not you). It had nothing to do with race. Storming the capital was about protesting the election results where videotape of suitcases being rolled out after Republicans being sent home being shown on tv, a lie about a pipe bursting, sev...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 27, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MTG Calls for Fauci's Removal
Replies: 33
Views: 2506

Re: MTG Calls for Fauci's Removal

TokyoImperialPa wrote:
If Trump wasn't around then Fauci would have been fired long ago.

Sure, because we all know Trump was so skittish when it comes to firing people. What was his catchphrase again?

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 26, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6577

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Why in the world would anyone find it out of order Precisely because, as you pointed out, these were the words from a man in an educated position. These folks don’t like to listen to anyone or anything that might challenge their point of view or might let them think for a second. Why do you think t...

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by petertenthije
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 153
Views: 11243

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Aaron747 wrote:
CaptHadley wrote:
What do you think caused this collapse? How are you aware that low-rise buildings fail more often than high rise? How long has the inspector job not been "cool"?


Man you totally beat that guy to it :lol:

He forgot to add if the original poster had ever been in the condo complex. ;)

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another Boeing-Airbus tanker war is coming soon, KC-Y
Replies: 220
Views: 18019

Re: Another Boeing-Airbus tanker war is coming soon, KC-Y

Stitch wrote:
If KC-Y is designed around the KC-10A, then the A330MRTT is going to be the only option and Boeing should not bother bidding.

Would a 767-400 based design not fit the KC-10A?

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA approves LGA Airtrain
Replies: 150
Views: 21442

Re: FAA delays LGA Airtrain approval

Ziyulu wrote:
This is misuse of funding in my opinion. Not everyone uses this ground transportation.

Even those not using transit benefit from transit because there will be less traffic.

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Khashoggi killers received paramilitary training in US
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: Khashoggi killers received paramilitary training in US

MaverickM11 wrote:
The training ... was defensive in nature and devised to protect Saudi leaders, the Times reported."
Presumably that included protection against media scrutiny?

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA approves LGA Airtrain
Replies: 150
Views: 21442

Re: FAA delays LGA Airtrain approval

max999 wrote:
Yes traffic congestion could be a problem. But that can be mitigated with frequent bus service (a bus every 15 min).

Your solution to traffic congestion is to throw in even more traffic...?

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by petertenthije
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Stealth is very important
Replies: 56
Views: 4388

Re: Stealth is very important

It’s not obvious why France developed the Rafale. It seems the actual combat missions they fly could be done by Jaguars with good targeting pods Prestige, export orders and carrier capability… you may pick the order. Stealth is great if you are fighting a (near-) peer enemy. If you are fighting any...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another Boeing-Airbus tanker war is coming soon, KC-Y
Replies: 220
Views: 18019

Re: Another Boeing-Airbus tanker war is coming soon, KC-Y

Just give the order to Boeing already. The USA and the EU just agreed to put the airbus/boeing subsidy dispute on hold for five years, so there is no need to pretend this is an open order.

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 56
Views: 4116

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

It's irresponsible to quote sources like Revolver and anyone who can think critically knows it. 'Merely asking questions' is bullshit cover for anyone as smart as Carlson. ‘Merely asking questions’ is part of a strategy that right wing media, Fox in particular, has perfected. At the beginning of th...

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16685

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

I suppose we could put a 50% sales tax on cars and spend it all on roads and charging stations. LOL I am pretty sure that will enrage the knee-jerk “Murica aint socialist” crowd. The problem with the power grid is that it is invisible. No one pays attention to it, till things go wrong. This makes i...

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

NIKV69 wrote:
marcelh wrote:
You mean 1-0 win don't you?
That was Germany, scoring in the last minute…..


Not in 2006. :duck:

Neither 10 minutes ago.

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cristiano Ronaldo snub wipes billions off Coca-Cola's market value
Replies: 33
Views: 2105

Re: Cristiano Ronaldo snub wipes billions off Coca-Cola's market value

Just how insecure are stock traders if something as dumb as a footballer moving a bottle can affect share prices? Coca Cola are not gonna sell any fewer bottles from this.

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

scbriml wrote:
I can't help wondering what UEFA would have done had Eriksen had the temerity to actually die on the pitch
They'd be on the phone with their copyright lawyers before the body had gone cold. This in anticipation to various (news-) broadcasters using footage.

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by petertenthije
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In America you can't have ATF use computers.
Replies: 53
Views: 2303

Re: In America you can't have ATF use computers.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Do you really get your news at Comedy Central?

After so many Fox and OAN stories, it makes for a nice change to see a link to a more serious channel. :)

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by petertenthije
Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16685

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

cskok8 wrote:
Building a wall should help

Actually, you might be on to something here! The shadow the wall provides might help. The wall might need to he heightened a tad. :D

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by petertenthije
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails
Replies: 92
Views: 4162

Re: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails

Well it have only been two hundred years or so that healthcare merges with science and there are still more than necessary amount of premodern care methods surviving into current time. Maybe some still inherit such sort of thought from old time. Nursing programs in the US are pretty difficult to co...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

The whole thing was pretty distressing to witness and I'm surprised the broadcast continued to show the medics administering CPR to him. That surprised me as well. If there’s a streaker the camera angle changes before the viewer even realises something is wrong. Yet, a life-or-death struggle is bro...

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/DBUfodbold/s ... 4655080449
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Danish football association confirmed Erikson is awake and taken to hospital. Good news, all things considered.

https://mobile.twitter.com/DBUfodbold/s ... 4655080449

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17506

Re: Euros 2020 thread

According to dutch live tv, Erikssen was taken away by ambulance.

There are unconfirmed reports he is concious, having apparantly raised his hand while on the gurney.

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