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by HOMER71
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 1745

Re: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions

cjg225 wrote:
Good on the 'Stros for getting back on track at home. This'll be an interesting series for the east coast since both teams are outside the Eastern time zone. Dodgers home games are going to start ultra-late on the east coast.


All games will start at around 8pm ET

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by HOMER71
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 71242

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

Plus that's not the Houston skyline in the background

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by HOMER71
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 13898

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

Chuska wrote:
...in New Mexico you have Gallup (GUP)


Flagstaff AZ, don't forget Wynona, Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino...sorry

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by HOMER71
Mon May 29, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Diversions
Replies: 15
Views: 2895

Re: Houston Diversions

Another Memorial Day, another round of crippling floods for H-Town. Houston is about to get hammered not just tonight, but everyday this week with massive storms. Yes some strong storms blew through overnight causing these diversions, but I would stop short of calling it crippling floods. Most of t...

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by HOMER71
Wed May 24, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vangelis, what's he up to?
Replies: 4
Views: 407

Re: Vangelis, what's he up to?

I wondered if he's retired, he's not scoring Blade Runner 2049 I would've thought they'd ask him to do it

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by HOMER71
Tue May 23, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R.I.P. Sir Roger Moore
Replies: 18
Views: 1324

Re: R.I.P. Sir Roger Moore

mbmbos wrote:
He was a charming fellow, but a block of wood as an actor.


He would agree with you:

"My acting range? Left eyebrow raised, right eyebrow raised."

RIP, not the best Bond, but probably my favorite, having growing up with him...and he got some great one-liners

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by HOMER71
Tue May 23, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: And God said: "I've been waiting for you Mr Bond"
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: And God said: "I've been waiting for you Mr Bond"

RIP - He's one step closer to being The Saint

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by HOMER71
Mon May 15, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liberty University 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 2396

Re: Liberty University 2017

Liberty University is probably about one of the few colleges Trump would be welcomed at with no protests. Even Bernie Sanders spoke last year to the students at one of their regular speakers series program and was politely treated. Wow, Liberty Univ. is more of a bastion of free speech than UC-Berk...

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by HOMER71
Fri May 12, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Name the new Crayola blue crayon
Replies: 18
Views: 1210

Re: Name the new Crayola blue crayon

Snowflake...

...or Safe Space

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by HOMER71
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate
Replies: 114
Views: 4720

Re: Single Word or short Phrase you Hate

Bae, or Bey, or Bay

I hear in social media and in the news during a pop culture segment ...I mean, what the f*ck does it mean? It sounds annoying

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by HOMER71
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hidden Winners? Presenters announce wrong movie as Best Picture
Replies: 41
Views: 1967

Re: Hidden Winners? Presenters announce wrong movie as Best Picture

My question: was the bus tour group legit, or was that staged with actors?

Image

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by HOMER71
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actor Bill Paxton Died
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Actor Bill Paxton Died

Wow, didn't see this one coming... He was great in alot of various roles, popcorn movies like Aliens , Titanic , True Lies , Apollo 13 , Twister and in understated critically-acclaimed films One False Move , A Simple Plan , Fraility (which he also directed) RIP to a fellow Texan http://www.cnn.com/2...

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by HOMER71
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harrison Ford in Near Miss at SNA
Replies: 95
Views: 19518

Re: Harrison Ford in Near Miss at SNA

Obviously he was a clear and present danger to what lies beneath. I know he is presumed innocent but I don't want to be a witness when he turn his Husky into a widowmaker and that becomes his ender's game...

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by HOMER71
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carrie Fischer has died age 60
Replies: 22
Views: 1257

Re: Carrie Fischer has died age 60

https://twitter.com/Capitalics/status/8 ... wsrc%5Etfw
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TheFlyingDisk wrote:

I don't get why are people so angry over that tweet. People today are easily angered over everything...


Exhibit B: Steve Martin had to delete his tribute due to "outrage"

https://twitter.com/Capitalics/status/8 ... wsrc%5Etfw

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by HOMER71
Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arrested because "New Zealand's clearly part of Australia"
Replies: 41
Views: 3197

Re: Arrested because "New Zealand's clearly part of Australia"

BestWestern wrote:
Consider the advantages of no New Zealand.

* Rugby wins by other nations wouldn't result in bank holidays
* White wine sales wouldn't all be Sauvignon Blanc.
* Fesh would be fish again


*We wouldn't be subjected to the Lord of the Rings franchise...

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by HOMER71
Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Student Lied About Attack From Trump Supporters
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Student Lied About Attack From Trump Supporters

Gee, I guess the Trumpkins aren't the only ones capable of stooping to this level. Too bad, especially with all of the love/support she received and the (additional) hate/anger directed to anyone who supports the President-elect http://wgno.com/2016/11/10/police-lafayette-student-lied-about-being-ro...

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by HOMER71
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alien: Covenant - what to expect?
Replies: 28
Views: 2303

Re: Alien: Covenant - what to expect?

One reason to watch Alien: Covenant...Kenny [email protected]#king Powers

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by HOMER71
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What city? (1950s? aerial-- probably US)
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Re: What city? (1950s? aerial-- probably US)

Yes, San Antonio...Tower Life Bldg in left foreground (the label below helps too)

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by HOMER71
Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airports that changed names to honor politicians
Replies: 165
Views: 12100

Re: Major Airports that changed names to honor politicians

Let's not forget the busiest one in the world: ATL

It's so major they named it after two politicians: former mayors William Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson

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by HOMER71
Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Math Test Racist? ( Photo)
Replies: 28
Views: 2393

RE: Is This Math Test Racist? ( Photo)

If you think the test is racist, doesn't that make you a racist because you assume the test questions are referencing minorities?

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by HOMER71
Fri May 27, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal
Replies: 24
Views: 1853

RE: Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal

<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="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Baylor has set an example that man...

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by HOMER71
Fri May 27, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Island Would You Advise Me In The Caribbeans
Replies: 43
Views: 2264

RE: Which Island Would You Advise Me In The Caribbeans

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>WTF is wrong with you? The origina...

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by HOMER71
Thu May 26, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Island Would You Advise Me In The Caribbeans
Replies: 43
Views: 2264

RE: Which Island Would You Advise Me In The Caribbeans

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/desertjets" class="quote" target="_blank">desertjets</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Puerto Rico. Kind of feel like it hits...

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by HOMER71
Thu May 26, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal
Replies: 24
Views: 1853

Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal

<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="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>This is Texas - yes, football coache...

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by HOMER71
Mon May 02, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Eat In Dallas...
Replies: 21
Views: 1927

RE: Where To Eat In Dallas...

Sonny Bryan's was decent, but I agree with the others go exploring outside of downtown

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by HOMER71
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Noah's Ark Theme Park For Creationists
Replies: 91
Views: 3618

RE: Noah's Ark Theme Park For Creationists

Oh, no you poor thing! This must keep you up at nights, how dare these people have a belief that is different from others <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/photopilot" class="quo...

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by HOMER71
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20th/21st Century Film Composers
Replies: 28
Views: 1938

RE: 20th/21st Century Film Composers

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

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by HOMER71
Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20th/21st Century Film Composers
Replies: 28
Views: 1938

RE: 20th/21st Century Film Composers

For me (in addition to above): John Barry (RIP) - <i>Out of Africa, Dances with Wolves,</i> Bond movies Thomas Newman - <i>The Shawshank Redemption, American Beauty, Skyfall</i> Mark Isham - <i>A River Runs Through It, October Sky, Crash</i> James Horner (RIP) - <i>Star Trek II/III, Aliens, Glory, T...

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by HOMER71
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Guardian: Alan Rickman Dead
Replies: 16
Views: 1354

RE: The Guardian: Alan Rickman Dead

I can imagine him approaching the pearly gates and St. Peter saying "Hans! Boobie! I'm your white knight"

RIP Mr. Rickman

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by HOMER71
Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?
Replies: 52
Views: 3494

RE: The Funniest Comedy Sketches Ever Written?

Reverend Jim's Drivers Test from Taxi

Schweddy Balls with Alec Baldwin from Saturday Night Live

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by HOMER71
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT & BOS Initiative
Replies: 21
Views: 2320

RE: SAT & BOS Initiative

B6 already flies to AUS so probably not them

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by HOMER71
Fri Sep 04, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Time Of Year Is Upon Us! Football Season!
Replies: 46
Views: 2634

RE: The Best Time Of Year Is Upon Us! Football Season!

<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="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Football season just reminds me of how pat...

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by HOMER71
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Jets QB Gets Busted Jaw From Teammate
Replies: 44
Views: 2360

RE: NY Jets QB Gets Busted Jaw From Teammate

Geno might not be able to throw it, but he sure knows how to receive it...

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by HOMER71
Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area
Replies: 40
Views: 2439

RE: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area

I don't really see one here in the Houston area: people in Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Katy, Pasadena and Clear Lake don't really gives a rat's ass about each other...maybe when Friday night football starts up On a related note, in Buenos Aires, is the rivalry between Boca and River strictly futbol-r...

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by HOMER71
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ncaa March Madness Is Almost Here!
Replies: 17
Views: 2131

RE: Ncaa March Madness Is Almost Here!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/penguins" class="quote" target="_blank">penguins</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I am really surprised that my UCLA Bruins ...

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by HOMER71
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away At 83
Replies: 26
Views: 3279

RE: Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away At 83

Sad to hear, in addition to Spock, loved him narrating "In Search Of..."

...and the car commercial with Zach Quinto (the new Spock)

RIP, LLAP

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by HOMER71
Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis Burns 45 People To Death
Replies: 28
Views: 2361

RE: Isis Burns 45 People To Death

Alright, let's get this out of the way because we know it's coming:

"...but, but Christians have also killed in the name of religion"

or

"...what about the guy that killed those Muslims in North Carolina, huh, huh?"

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by HOMER71
Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Bank Do You Bank With?
Replies: 61
Views: 4488

RE: What Bank Do You Bank With?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I currently bank with US<acro...

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by HOMER71
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2014 College Football Bowl Charters
Replies: 58
Views: 11574

RE: 2014 College Football Bowl Charters

Alamo Bowl: UCLA (UA744 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - Texas">SAT</acronym>) <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL1814/history/20141228/1500Z/KLAX/KSAT" target="_blank...

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by HOMER71
Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tom Herman Named Houston's Head Coach
Replies: 5
Views: 1522

RE: Tom Herman Named Houston's Head Coach

I like the choice for my Coogs, Herman is the offensive coordinator for <acronym title="Columbus - Ohio State University (Don Scott Field) (OSU / KOSU), USA - Ohio">OSU</acronym> and they are a top 5 offense in the country. UH needs some legitimate power conference coaching Only problem is if/when h...

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by HOMER71
Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question Re Eastbound I90 In Albany Area
Replies: 8
Views: 2126

RE: Question Re Eastbound I90 In Albany Area

They probably get a lot of in-town traffic on I-90 near downtown so they route the "passing through" traffic around to control congestion

Or just blame the politicians, Albany is a state capitol after all...

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by HOMER71
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theaters To Drop Controversial 'The Interview'
Replies: 95
Views: 4058

RE: Theaters To Drop Controversial 'The Interview'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skyservice_330" class="quote" target="_blank">skyservice_330</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> W...

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by HOMER71
Thu Dec 18, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theaters To Drop Controversial 'The Interview'
Replies: 95
Views: 4058

RE: Theaters To Drop Controversial 'The Interview'

Looks like the Dallas location of the Alamo Drafthouse chain, in lieu of <i>The Interview</i>, will screen <i>Team America: World Police</i> <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/texas-theater-show-team-america-759037" target="_blank">http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/new...s-theater-show-te...

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by HOMER71
Sun Dec 07, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced
Replies: 29
Views: 2964

RE: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zippyjet" class="quote" target="_blank">zippyjet</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> I've never heard of Goldfrapp as long a...

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by HOMER71
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced
Replies: 29
Views: 2964

RE: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zippyjet" class="quote" target="_blank">zippyjet</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>There has been speculation on who will d...

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by HOMER71
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced
Replies: 29
Views: 2964

RE: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwsea" class="quote" target="_blank">rwsea</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> I wonder if this film will bring that story lin...

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by HOMER71
Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Architectural Style Of My Childhood Home?
Replies: 3
Views: 1950

RE: Architectural Style Of My Childhood Home?

It looks like a variation on Colonial...maybe Dutch but I don't see any gambrel roof in your picture

Maybe Queen Anne (American)?

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by HOMER71
Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced
Replies: 29
Views: 2964

SPECTRE-New Bond Movie Title/cast/car Announced

Oh, yeah...I will be there in line next November, can't wait! Great cast, but don't care for the car that much <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/30308894" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.com/news/30308894</a> <a href="http://smg.photobucket.com/user/homer71/media/Spectre1_reuters.jpg.html" target="_bl...

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by HOMER71
Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beheading In US
Replies: 70
Views: 4410

RE: Beheading In US

No surprise here: another thread about an atrocity by a possible radical Islamist and the usual suspects coming out and letting everyone know that it applies to Christians as well  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gif" width="15" height="15" bord...

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by HOMER71
Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Kiel Dies Aged 74
Replies: 7
Views: 1550

RE: Richard Kiel Dies Aged 74

Sorry to hear: my first (and favorite) Bond villain when I started watching as a young kid

RIP

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