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by zippyjet
Fri Nov 25, 2022 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brand loyality
Replies: 118
Views: 6535

Re: Brand loyality

Streaming Service (paid): Spotify Honorable mention Prime Music (for sound quality) Spotify for general ease of use and selections. No Taylor Swift, show tunes or boy bands in my playlists lots of oldies many obscure. If money/inflation were not an issue I'd pony up for You Tube premium I despise th...

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by zippyjet
Fri Nov 25, 2022 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA Concourse G
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

Re: MIA Concourse G

When I flew in and out of MIA this past September. DL had the Lion's Share of flights on H Concourse. And flying home to BWI a week later on us WN out of G I swore I saw a UA flight or two at the G Gates. I believe Frontier also operates flights out of G. Air France I believe had a flight or two ou...

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by zippyjet
Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The death of the manual transmission
Replies: 123
Views: 5120

Re: The death of the manual transmission

Heaven help me if anyone makes a 7 or 9 cylinder engine.... Looks like some do ( seems like they are marine engines though) and of course the P&W R-1300 was a 9 cylinder.... and a radial... ;) I agree with you on the odd number cylinders. I understand the next generation Corollas and Civics cou...

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by zippyjet
Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to talk about.....old airlines!
Replies: 263
Views: 25818

Re: Time to talk about.....old airlines!

737-200, standard all coach, to short for much of a service, but only about 1/3rd full midweek. They had deals with the casinos. The flights were operated by Casino Express (later named Xtra Airways and now known as Avelo), the history of Casino Express (along with a few minutes of Tahoe Air) is in...

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by zippyjet
Thu Nov 24, 2022 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The death of the manual transmission
Replies: 123
Views: 5120

Re: The death of the manual transmission

Since I am soon moving out of the high sierra and will no longer need a snow beast, I think its time to have a fun car, so I began the search this last week. I previously had a VW GTI Autobahn which was a kick to drive, not super fast but still a lot of fun. It had the all important manual transmis...

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by zippyjet
Thu Nov 24, 2022 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2806

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

Mr. Magoo prefers wearing peepers.

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by zippyjet
Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brand loyality
Replies: 118
Views: 6535

Re: Brand loyality

Baked Beans - Heinz I can’t imagine another brand of baked beans existing! Fred Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk B&M baked in Portland, ME, USA, far superior. My friends, I'll leave all those baked beans to y'all. So if there should be a supply chain of Heinz Baked Beans I won't be the one re...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 23, 2022 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 72
Views: 2806

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

But wait! There's More Unpredictability

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 23, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nothing new from Boeing and Airbus in the next years?
Replies: 99
Views: 14218

Re: Nothing new from Boeing and Airbus in the next years?

Probably nothing new until a much more efficient engine becomes available. So... in the meantime (next 10 years?), it's more 737s and A320 series coming off the assembly lines. Add some A220 series in that mix. Wishful thinking but, I'm still hoping both A & B get into the HSCT race. Maybe they...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 23, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to talk about.....old airlines!
Replies: 263
Views: 25818

Re: Time to talk about.....old airlines!

Something I don't see many topics about is...old airlines...pre 21st century ones....I wanna talk plane types, routes, advertising, etc, etc.. What I remember: Tampa-St Petersburg Airline Interflug KILM Capitol Air Dominicana Quisqueyana Aerolineas Q Lynjeflyg East African Airways British Caledonia...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nothing new from Boeing and Airbus in the next years?
Replies: 99
Views: 14218

Re: Nothing new from Boeing and Airbus in the next years?

Probably nothing new until a much more efficient engine becomes available. So... in the meantime (next 10 years?), it's more 737s and A320 series coming off the assembly lines. Add some A220 series in that mix. Wishful thinking but, I'm still hoping both A & B get into the HSCT race. Maybe they...

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by zippyjet
Tue Nov 22, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA Concourse G
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

Re: MIA Concourse G

When I was there this past winter, most UA flights were operating from H. When I flew in and out of MIA this past September. DL had the Lion's Share of flights on H Concourse. And flying home to BWI a week later on us WN out of G I swore I saw a UA flight or two at the G Gates. I believe Frontier a...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 16, 2022 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA Concourse G
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

Re: MIA Concourse G

Thank You :-)

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA Concourse G
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

MIA Concourse G

I know, I haven't been online at A-Net for a minute. Tried searching but couldn't find any information. When will the Central terminal at MIA get its extreme makeover? Mainly original 1959 era Concourse G. Any information appreciated. We WN, UA and a couple other carriers call G home at MIA. Actuall...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2022
Replies: 344
Views: 142394

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2022

The MAX7 will get certified. I’m not sure why you are saying ‘if’. I do not know about altering any production line numbers. If the production slots are not delayed, one would assume the WN MAX7 are in production the first months of this year, and will be stored somewhere until certification. There...

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by zippyjet
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16
Replies: 126
Views: 19126

Re: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16

I could definitely see British Airways announcing LHR service since they have a slot that can be filled and they plan on adding a U.S route. Virgin Atlantic also plans to add some new USA markets so that could be a possibility as well. I wish Virgin would commence service out of BWI! Much easier an...

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by zippyjet
Wed Jul 20, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic new configuration.
Replies: 255
Views: 51454

Re: Boom Supersonic new configuration.

Looks more and more like Concorde. Droop nose next when they realise they can't look out the window during landing due to high AoA requirement on delta wings. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: I've ...and join the engines in two-engine pods "flush" with the wing when they start doing so...

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by zippyjet
Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Changes would you like to see in 2022
Replies: 54
Views: 3948

What Changes would you like to see in 2022

If we could take a breath before we post say whatever. Especially if its something you disagree with. Sometimes those few seconds can make a difference. Covid Need I say more including vaccination shaming. I took mine but, I'm not going to shame and fault those who chose not to take it. Christmas Cr...

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by zippyjet
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange business names
Replies: 41
Views: 2743

Re: Strange business names

the Muff Liquor Company gives me a little giggle. https://www.themuffliquorcompany.com/ Supplies liquor to Aer Lingus! Some strange names for food and beverage outlets [*] [*] Ma Goobies comedy club [*] Flakey Jakes {*]Fudruckers [*] First Watch [*] Shenanigans [/*] Miscallaneous [*] [*] Eee I Eee ...

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by zippyjet
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 568
Views: 35628

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Frightening

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by zippyjet
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 174
Views: 14803

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q2 2021

The major medias lead story.

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by zippyjet
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 541
Views: 105091

Re: DC Airports Thread - 2021

Regarding BWI, is there any update on Southwest's maintenance hangar? I thought it was supposed to be nearing completion by now but I don't even think it's been started yet. The Concourse A six-gate extension looks to be in the final stages. I think the next step after that is to temporarily close ...

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by zippyjet
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?
Replies: 36
Views: 2842

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

I am guessing there are geographical differences, Where are you aprox located, and which color temperature do you keep in your home? Are you aware of it, or is it kind of random based on the local grocery store? I've always liked daylight aka sky blue because it's refreshing and cool. For an overal...

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by zippyjet
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dr. Oz As ‘Jeopardy’ Guest Host - People Are Pissed Off
Replies: 16
Views: 1433

Re: Dr. Oz As ‘Jeopardy’ Guest Host - People Are Pissed Off

It seems from what’s coming up in my news alerts that opposition to Dr. Oz hosting Jeopardy! is reaching a fever pitch, with both former contestants and viewers calling for his removal because of his past pushing of pseudoscientific therapies. https://www.indiewire.com/2021/03/jeopardy-fans-contest...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atlantic Hurricane Season Naming Changed
Replies: 13
Views: 1376

Re: Atlantic Hurricane Season Naming Changed

Naming winter storms is worthless, IMO. Its not just you, last I checked the NWS agrees. Frankly I find it stupid of them to think they have the right to set 'criteria' for storm naming and act like its anything more than a marketing tool. Well everyone on the earth have the right to label a random...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
thingamabobs, when a thingamajig would.......



Do the same thing cheaper.

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10975

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

"I doubt that very much, here in the UK the media are very much not glossing over the potential side effect of blood clotting even though it appears to be so low risk that it’s likely not a factor. Tell me about the significant side effects that you think the media are glossing over. Did they f...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 22098

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

aeromoe wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Coaster


slacker


sycophant.

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 528395

Re: WN launching MYR with 10 cities

[quote="TerminalD"][quote="zippyjet"]ACY would be cool. When I was with FL before becoming part of WN we flew to ACY from ATL. I believe ACY is or was expanding. I wouldn't mind a BWI, or DCA-ACY service. Since NK doesn't do Miami, we, WN could do MIA-ACY. ACY would be convenient...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 528395

Re: WN launching MYR with 10 cities

ACY would be cool. When I was with FL before becoming part of WN we flew to ACY from ATL. I believe ACY is or was expanding. I wouldn't mind a BWI, or DCA-ACY service. Since NK doesn't do Miami, we, WN could do MIA-ACY. ACY would be convenient for the ever growing South Jersey area. Used to be once ...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 22098

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

aeromoe wrote:
ER757 wrote:
cycle


circus


Clowns

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by zippyjet
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10975

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

Regarding billionaires, 5G and chipping: I'm just sharing. Who knows. I personally would be much more likely to take the one shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine. My ENT feels the [email protected] vaccine could prove more effective with the many Covid variants.

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by zippyjet
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10975

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

This post is either my favourite troll or the scariest thing I have read regarding vaccines depending on if you are serious or not. I'm 100% serious. Not all the reasons are my personal opinions but... I consider myself to be in the center of most issues. I guess part of the silent, frustrated majo...

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by zippyjet
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fast food you avoid
Replies: 68
Views: 5001

Re: Fast food you avoid

On pure fast food, in no order. ⋅  Anything prepared at a 7/11 or other convenience store.I don't do fast or any fype of food where they also sell live bate within arm's reach. ⋅  Chuckee Cheese ⋅  Almost all are gone but fast food from the K-Mart Cafeteria. The smells ...

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by zippyjet
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10975

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

Wonderful take, it seems only GOP men have this issue? lets take a look around and see: Black Americans’ Distrust of the COVID-19 Vaccine A nationwide Kaiser Family Foundation survey1 found that in December of 2020, 35% of Black Americans stated they definitely or probably would not get the vaccine...

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by zippyjet
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

2707200X wrote:
and salesmen selling products to........



those seeking new and improved.

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by zippyjet
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atlantic Hurricane Season Naming Changed
Replies: 13
Views: 1376

Atlantic Hurricane Season Naming Changed

Sorry if my title is vague and if this was already covered. On Accuweather I just learned there will be a major change in regard to how hurricanes during the Atlantic Hurricane season are named. Here's a link to this story. https://www.accuweather.com/en/hurricane/greek-alphabet-will-no-longer-be-us...

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by zippyjet
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 541
Views: 105091

Re: DC Airports Thread - 2021

Regarding BWI, is there any update on Southwest's maintenance hangar? I thought it was supposed to be nearing completion by now but I don't even think it's been started yet. The Concourse A six-gate extension looks to be in the final stages. I think the next step after that is to temporarily close ...

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

aeromoe wrote:
zippyjet wrote:
New changes in our lives,


with unnecessary capitalization and punctuation...

Office Clippy To The Rescue

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by zippyjet
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 22098

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Hormones

Thong

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

New changes in our lives,

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 5349

Re: User's rides

Knock on wood/Thank God, my 2020 Toyota Corolla SX (6 speed stick) is living up to Toyota quality and fun to drive. Personally, I'm not a fan or follower of the SUV/Crossover fad in the States. Back many years I had an 86 Toyota (Front Drive) Celica GT Coupe 5 Speed. Its a shame they dropped the Cel...

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 22098

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

Baywatch!

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite wiper blades
Replies: 32
Views: 2460

Re: Your favorite wiper blades

Windshield wipers are worth spending some extra coin. The curved Bosch blades followed by the Rain X curved blades rank high IMO. Also treating your windshield with Rain X, or other water repellent goes a long way for your wiper blades. Better visability, beading water. Even in humid Maryland with o...

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gov Cuomo fall from grace
Replies: 125
Views: 7425

Re: Gov Cuomo fall from grace

That’s rich of Don since he and Cuomo have the same abuser disposition. That's why American politics is so much fun. There is garbage on both sides. The insults are exciting, because they're true. Yah but one side views garbage as aspirational goals. Made a whole circus of it in Orlando at QPAC thi...

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

Light years ahead of today!

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by zippyjet
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 22098

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Nautilus


Hotel

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by zippyjet
Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane
Replies: 2290
Views: 270527

Re: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane

This is going out there. But, I wonder if Airbus or Boeing have some behind the curtain projects such as an HSCT? Boom Overture https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR_F2mfWLc7ECH23FLuDUrt9L6P54suNOOrvQ&usqp=CAU https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTwM6FPOYl-Inu_...

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by zippyjet
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Both Major US Political Parties can win going forward
Replies: 38
Views: 2918

Re: How Both Major US Political Parties can win going forward

Both parties should pay attention to the majority of us who are in the middle. There are many who may have hot button issues where they are on the extreme left or extreme right but, generally are right down the middle. Too much of anything can spell trouble. Both parties pander to their extremes. Wh...

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by zippyjet
Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8729

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

Invent some kind of theory.

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