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by Kno
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics
Replies: 57
Views: 2414

Re: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics

The theme song for The Sopranos has always been fun for me

The part where “shame about it” is sung it sounds much more like “shave my body”

I always get a kick out of that

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by Kno
Sat Jul 03, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2340

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

Mortyman wrote:
The last decade of good music was the 80's.


That’s only true if you are extremely limited on which genres you enjoy and/or only listen to music played the radio.

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by Kno
Sat Jul 03, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2340

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

Don't Stop Believin' - Journey Cannot. Stand. That. Song. Never have done, it's crap, and yet I feel like the only person on Earth with that opinion. And it's used everywhere. I couldn’t agree more and you are definitely not alone. Sweet Caroline is also an awful song that I’d love to vanish off th...

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by Kno
Sun May 09, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1502
Views: 280327

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

On another thought, Breeze will start up just in time to get ready for a busy summer. In my view, they've already missed it. People don't plan their summers in May; they do it in January and February. Planning your summer in January and February? Yikes! I’d guess a percentage of families and type A...

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by Kno
Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it
Replies: 69
Views: 4488

Re: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it

Retired now however “trucking” would have never been on my radar. I finished high school, graduated from college, don't have a criminal record and am not a fan of illicit drugs. Pretty much counts me out of the running. Since you claim to be so well educated I’m surprised you’d make such an uneduca...

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by Kno
Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 260
Views: 47695

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

:roll: compared to what? I fly all the airlines for visiting family and sometimes for work, recently more on B6 and they have by far the best product IMO. I guess you'll always have your few that are never satisfied. from a survey on travel & leisure for best Domestic Airlines 1) JetBlue 2)Hawa...

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by Kno
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 260
Views: 47695

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

This post by airbazar is by far bizarre! I think this is just some legacy-boy schlum trying to just spread false narrative about B6. I stopped reading and laughed when he typed "B6's inflight entertainment is the worst of any domestic carrier. It's the only airline I make a point of bringing s...

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by Kno
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 260
Views: 47695

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

Notice I said I have both the United Explorer card and JetBlue Plus card. With basic economy UA gives me free seat selection, free full size carry-on, priority boarding, 2 lounge passes, and free checked bag. JetBlue gives me only a free checked bag and none of the rest. It's a no brainier which on...

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by Kno
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant fisticuffs at D-12 at MIA on 2021-04-25
Replies: 40
Views: 8906

Re: Significant fisticuffs at D-12 at MIA on 2021-04-25

Just had a business trip in Miami. Sadly the whole city was looking run down and full of this kind of behavior - witnessed several fights and all kinds of ignorance. On the business side of things I’m finding it damn near impossible to find vendors who can do business above a 3rd grade level down th...

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by Kno
Sun Apr 25, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car dealership Seattle
Replies: 10
Views: 1118

Re: Car dealership Seattle

Carmax upsells cars - their primary market is people who don’t know much about cars and aren’t comfortable with negotiating. For used cars it’s more about the type of car and how it was maintained than the dealership. Narrow your search down to a couple different makes and models and spend some time...

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by Kno
Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?
Replies: 34
Views: 2375

Re: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?

No - before the pandemic I got a cold or a flu from a flight maybe 2 or 3 times in 30 years of frequent travel. I’ve worn it as we are in a serious global pandemic, but even then people have been taking it a little too far (wearing them while doing outdoor activities at a significant distance from o...

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by Kno
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 643
Views: 76733

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

ChrisNH38 wrote:
A United 787-9 is coming into BED today, perhaps a military charter.


Shoot I wish I hadn’t missed this! A widebody at BED is a rare treat! Any photos?

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by Kno
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 23185

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

In these threads we go back and forth about the legality of these police blatantly murdering people. It’s often pointed out that there are loop holes by way of approved procedure etc that “justify” police murders. If this is the case then we have a broken system. Although this should be no surprise ...

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by Kno
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Preparing for an interview
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Re: Preparing for an interview

I agree with all the above point, all things I do as well. Another point I’d add is - if you are caught off guard by something, or don’t understand a question or have an answer for something, it’s okay to express it. When people BS an answer it shows an rarely works out. In my experience chemistry i...

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by Kno
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?
Replies: 36
Views: 2236

Re: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?

johns624 wrote:
Kno wrote:
It never occurred to me that anyone cared about this
You've been here 5 years and haven't realized that there's an awful lot of strange people here?
:lol:


Hahaha I’ve actually been here since the late 90s early 00s. This has been consistently true.

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by Kno
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?
Replies: 36
Views: 2236

Re: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?

It never occurred to me that anyone cared about this

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by Kno
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it time to consider Racial Profiling of White Males?
Replies: 60
Views: 3404

Re: Is it time to consider Racial Profiling of White Males?

It's always been funny to me that we always take note of black men committing certain crimes, Muslims committing certain crimes, Hispanic people committing certain crimes, but it's RARELY pointed out that we have a whole genre of crimes in the United States that are largely being committed by white ...

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by Kno
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Have you ever had a "Tensed Situation" during your flight ? How did you deal with it ?
Replies: 42
Views: 24035

Re: Have you ever had a "Tensed Situation" during your flight ? How did you deal with it ?

Obviously we had no reason to be scared but we departed MEM-BOS early one morning in the DC-10. We were about 60nm NE of MEM in the clouds with moderate rain when there was a huge 'BOOM"! I turned on the thunderstorm lights and as we got our vision back we scanned the instruments. I asked the ...

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by Kno
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden coronavirus relief package
Replies: 288
Views: 17254

Re: Biden coronavirus relief package

BLM IMO is worse. It was a bunch of young deranged whites burning things down over a false narrative that we have a socially injust society despite the fact we had a black President...yeah...sure..BS Wow. I've been lurking these forums since the late 90s / early 00s and this might take the cake for...

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by Kno
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"
Replies: 207
Views: 11744

Re: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"

You might see a few confederate flags and bumper stickers in some areas, but race relations for the most part are much better in the south and red states. In my experience, people get along with their neighbors, are friendlier, more likely to talk to strangers (black or white) and for the most part...

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by Kno
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"
Replies: 207
Views: 11744

Re: Liz Cheney: GOP risks becoming known as "the party of white supremacy"

The overwhelming majority of white supremacists vote republican, this isn't a secret or a surprise to anyone, and some of the more high profile white supremacists have large followings, through their own volition regardless of how the media portrays them, so yes, of course republicans are known as t...

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by Kno
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 4512

Re: User's rides

I have a 2019 F-150 STX in Magma Red - it's a very dark red that looks black or almost purple depending on how the light hits it. I get a lot of compliments on the color. It's sharp looking and the best trim level for my needs - practical as a work truck but with a few luxury features the higher tri...

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by Kno
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chicken Wars
Replies: 39
Views: 1828

Re: Chicken Wars

Shake Shack has a fantastic chicken sandwich and nuggets / tenders Chick fil a is up there too. Canes is great Popeyes is alright KFC will pass in a crunch I haven't spent much time in the south but plenty of local hole in the wall spots will blow most of the above out of the water I know these thre...

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by Kno
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 11730

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

JK Rowling. Her despicable tweets about transwomen and her alignment with the extremely hateful trans exclusionary radical feminists or TERF hurt a lot of people. There’s a major difference between an honest opinion and someone who goes out of their way to intentionally hurt, disrespect and rob peo...

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by Kno
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020
Replies: 104
Views: 5964

Re: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020

Many Republicans in Congress have laughable logic, don't they realize how dumb they sound? "We should not go ahead with impeachment because after all, Trump only has 7 days left in office and the American people need to heal". Well, that's definitely not thanks to them, isn't it? If most ...

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by Kno
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women with hairy armpits
Replies: 49
Views: 3115

Re: Women with hairy armpits

I was socialized to find shaved most attractive - I fell in love with a feminist who had no interest in subscribing to social norms about what society thought she should do with her body as a woman or how she should behave as a woman. I had tremendous respect for her, as one of the smartest, most un...

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by Kno
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women with hairy armpits
Replies: 49
Views: 3115

Re: Women with hairy armpits

I was socialized to find shaved most attractive - I fell in love with a feminist who had no interest in subscribing to social norms about what society thought she should do with her body as a woman or how she should behave as a woman. I had tremendous respect for her, as one of the smartest, most un...

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by Kno
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone's worst type of hangover
Replies: 31
Views: 1876

Re: Everyone's worst type of hangover

Stopped drinking alcohol a few years ago. Switched to the green leafy substance and never looked back. Can fire it up, relax and chill listening to music. No “oh my god what/who did I do” moments, no pounding headaches. It’s a beautiful thing. If it’s a replacement for you more power to you - I hea...

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by Kno
Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's your opinion about Bare Foot Pax
Replies: 31
Views: 2206

Re: What's your opinion about Bare Foot Pax

The feet aren’t the issue in my opinion. A person who takes care of their feet and keeps them to themselves is no issue for me. An issue is when a person puts their feet in other people’s personal space, or has crusty / smelly / unkept feet out in public, or puts their feet on the bulk head, or goes...

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by Kno
Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?
Replies: 25
Views: 1960

Re: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?

Tables are nonsense. Get rid of all the tables in your house.

You don’t need them nearly as much as you think you do, and once you’re rid of them you’ll come to feel immeasurable liberation.

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by Kno
Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone's worst type of hangover
Replies: 31
Views: 1876

Re: Everyone's worst type of hangover

Stopped drinking alcohol a few years ago. Switched to the green leafy substance and never looked back. Can fire it up, relax and chill listening to music. No “oh my god what/who did I do” moments, no pounding headaches. It’s a beautiful thing. If it’s a replacement for you more power to you - I hea...

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by Kno
Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger Wars!
Replies: 88
Views: 3986

Re: Burger Wars!

If anyone actually read this long, passionate, pretentious rant, thanks and happy burgering. I might get in touch about your Newton MA tip. I've only done Shake Shake in Harvard Sq in MA, a couple of times this time last year. Agree, inconsistent. We mostly get burgers form the Hub House Diner in D...

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by Kno
Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger Wars!
Replies: 88
Views: 3986

Re: Burger Wars!

Steak 'n Shake is the best, and it's really not a discussion. Nothing beats an original double with fries and a shake. Their specialty burgers are great, too. The whole Steak n' Shake experience, too, is great. Love that 50s diner feel. Sitting at the counter is one of my favorite things to do. I'm...

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by Kno
Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger Wars!
Replies: 88
Views: 3986

Re: Burger Wars!

Burger snob checking in. To me there are three genres of great burgers - burgers on the grill - homemade, burgers from a quality sit down establishment, and burgers from fast food joints. This thread seems to be primarily about the latter. For burgers on the grill - Whole Foods buns, a good melty ch...

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by Kno
Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone's worst type of hangover
Replies: 31
Views: 1876

Re: Everyone's worst type of hangover

I rarely find myself hung over - and when I have there seems to be no pattern I can identify. I have had a horrible hangover where I had 2-3 drinks at most, and I have partied for half a day mixing different boozes, straight, shots, beers, etc, at a constant pace and felt good as new in the morning....

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by Kno
Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Koreans Losing Respect For America After Trump and COVID
Replies: 36
Views: 2410

Re: Koreans Losing Respect For America After Trump and COVID

c933103 wrote:
Kno wrote:
Ive been under the impression that much respect was lost for America on a global scale during Trumps presidency.

I guess some should study the reason behind such phenomenon among some population.


Come again?

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by Kno
Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Koreans Losing Respect For America After Trump and COVID
Replies: 36
Views: 2410

Re: Koreans Losing Respect For America After Trump and COVID

Ive been under the impression that much respect was lost for America on a global scale during Trumps presidency.

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by Kno
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Movie
Replies: 80
Views: 5447

Re: Your Favorite Movie

The Silence of the Lambs. Phenomenal acting, phenomenal storytelling, and I am a fan of the unsettling nature of the plot that tells a horror-like story without supernatural elements (which for some reason I’ve never really found interesting). Black Swan is a close second for the same reasons. Sile...

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by Kno
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Music Videos
Replies: 55
Views: 3100

Re: Favourite Music Videos

maverick4002 wrote:
Jay Z - Big Pimpin

Cuz I am in it!


You gotta tell the story behind this!

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by Kno
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA flights to Europe from STL
Replies: 109
Views: 14289

Re: TWA flights to Europe from STL

aircountry wrote:
STL was nonstop to Japan is Transamerica 747 in early 1980. I guess TWA want take over the route for STL and never get the route.


Seriously there was a nonstop to Japan from STL? Hard to imagine!

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by Kno
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CDG to MIA - what happens if there's an emergency?
Replies: 14
Views: 4336

Re: CDG to MIA - what happens if there's an emergency?

A few weeks ago I noticed an AA 777 at terminal B in BOS - turns out it was an MIA-CDG diversion

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by Kno
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are cruel rulers necessary?
Replies: 66
Views: 5321

Re: Are cruel rulers necessary?

No

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by Kno
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So far, which year is worst?
Replies: 54
Views: 4129

Re: So far, which year is worst?

Sure 2020 was the worst from a societal stand point - but from a personal stand point I have had far worse years due to financial situations, deaths, mental health, break ups, etc. Over all on a personal level this year may have been better than many... Although I don’t love the new norm I also didn...

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by Kno
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dave Chappelle on "Saturday Night Live"
Replies: 15
Views: 1341

Re: Dave Chappelle on "Saturday Night Live"

Dave is one of the greatest comedians of all time and I appreciate his provocative honesty on so many levels! Thanks for sharing this post - on A.nets off topic forum we rarely celebrate interesting moments in pop culture that are relevant to modern society, especially when it comes to black celebs....

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by Kno
Thu Nov 05, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

And if the GOP would follow Ronald Reagan and Bush 1 and Bush 2 efforts to find a reasonable compromise on immigration, the GOP would never lose a national election. Both parties cater to fringe groups and ignore most of the people in the country. And both waste too much time telling us what to fea...

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by Kno
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

Also, the GOP can do competent, functional government ? Why didn't we see it 2016-2018, with for example a balanced budget ? Can the Democrats? I live in downtown Seattle - totally controlled by Democrats - where there is human feces, graffiti, and homeless tents in every public park. Don't lecture...

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by Kno
Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 155193

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

It is indeed flying right now DL 1285 DFW-ATL. That would be quite the nice surprise for a pax expecting to fly the A321 for their usual morning flight DFW-ATL and show up at the gate and end up with a D1 suite equipped 777 for the short 2 hour flight... What a treat. https://flightaware.com/live/f...

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by Kno
Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta 767-200 routes?
Replies: 31
Views: 3398

Re: Delta 767-200 routes?

Atl-rsw as well

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by Kno
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Total Apathy
Replies: 19
Views: 2519

Re: Total Apathy

I’m sorry you’re going through a period of loss and apathy - just know that it’s part of life and we all experience it. You’re not alone, and when you’re down sometimes the best you can do is just push through and better times will find you.

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by Kno
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Movie
Replies: 80
Views: 5447

Re: Your Favorite Movie

The Silence of the Lambs. Phenomenal acting, phenomenal storytelling, and I am a fan of the unsettling nature of the plot that tells a horror-like story without supernatural elements (which for some reason I’ve never really found interesting). Black Swan is a close second for the same reasons. Came...

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