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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Displayed Inside Airport Terminals
Replies: 45
Views: 11090

RE: Aircraft Displayed Inside Airport Terminals

Since there's only one in existence, how about the Corncorde at <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>? Does that count as full size?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> <img s...

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by hartsfieldboy
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Really Is Busiest? ATL Or ORD?
Replies: 49
Views: 6361

RE: Who Really Is Busiest? ATL Or ORD?

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Mar 22, 2005 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Define/Clarify/Quantify The "Sanctity Of Marriage"
Replies: 58
Views: 3490

RE: Define/Clarify/Quantify The "Sanctity Of Marriage"

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Mar 02, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Juvenile Death Penalty Unconstitutional.
Replies: 62
Views: 3388

RE: Juvenile Death Penalty Unconstitutional.

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Mar 02, 2005 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Juvenile Death Penalty Unconstitutional.
Replies: 62
Views: 3388

RE: Juvenile Death Penalty Unconstitutional.

I guess the neo-conservatives who are against this ruling must really look up to the other countries left in the world that still do this: Iran, Pakistan, China and Saudi Arabia. I know at least two of those countries also mandate prayer in school just like the conservatives would like for us to hav...

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by hartsfieldboy
Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finding Quality Canabis In Amsterdam
Replies: 31
Views: 3632

RE: Finding Quality Canabis In Amsterdam

From my own experience in <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> in 2003, the farther away you get from Centraal Station, the better the weed and the lower the prices. Some of the coffeeshops within 2-3 blocks (canals?) from Centraal sold good weed for about 12...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Airport Boss: No A380 Here
Replies: 113
Views: 19396

RE: Atlanta Airport Boss: No A380 Here

When DeCosta refers to "market" he is talking about the <b>Atlanta area air transportation market</b>, not the world air market. Context, people, context. Being the <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> of <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (AT...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Feb 02, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Airport Boss: No A380 Here
Replies: 113
Views: 19396

RE: Atlanta Airport Boss: No A380 Here

Here's a link to the rest of the article: <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/news/ap_newfullstory.asp?ID=54185" target=_blank>http://www.accessnorthga.com/news/ap_newfullstory.asp?ID=54185</a> First, <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL...

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by hartsfieldboy
Thu Jun 10, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Atlanta?
Replies: 52
Views: 2238

RE: What Do You Think Of Atlanta?

<b>Delta767300ER</b>- The people saying Atlanta is redneck are the ones who were too scared to take their lily-white asses inside I-285 the entire time they "lived" here and experience the true, vibrant and incredible city that is Atlanta. BTW, I'm one of the rare native-born Atlantans as well. <b> ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Jun 09, 2004 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Atlanta?
Replies: 52
Views: 2238

RE: What Do You Think Of Atlanta?

According to the US Census, over 100,000 people move to Atlanta every year, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the world. If people vote with their feet, Atlanta is the place to be. Even is this economic downturn, billions of dollars are being invested in this city as we speak. Corporati...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Jun 04, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Citizens: Stop Using So Much Oil!
Replies: 316
Views: 15114

RE: USA Citizens: Stop Using So Much Oil!

I'm the first to say that everyone should consume less oil and the faster we get away from depending on it, the better. HOWEVER, the US produces more products and services than any other country in the world, so naturally that means we will consume more energy to achieve that. I don't know how accur...

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by hartsfieldboy
Mon May 10, 2004 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Class Cities
Replies: 45
Views: 2410

RE: World Class Cities

<b>Lan_Fanatic</b>: Rio de Janeiro is primarily a tourist destination. Other than that, it's a shithole of a city. Sao Paulo, on the other hand is the center of the entire Latin American economy. It also has major cultural and economic ties to the USA, Japan, Southern Europe and the Middle East. It'...

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by hartsfieldboy
Sat May 01, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thriller Or Eagles Greatest Hits...Which Is # 1?
Replies: 7
Views: 3497

RE: Thriller Or Eagles Greatest Hits...Which Is # 1?

According to the RIAA (they certify all record sales, so they are the most credible source), the Eagles Greatest Hits has 28 million sales versus Thriller with 26 million. <a href="http://www.riaa.com/gp/bestsellers/topalbums.asp" target=_blank>http://www.riaa.com/gp/bestsellers/topalbums.asp</a> I'...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UConn Wins Championship
Replies: 12
Views: 1577

RE: UConn Wins Championship

Jcs17, this is coming from someone with 4500 posts on a.net?

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by hartsfieldboy
Sun Apr 04, 2004 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Tech To The Final Four
Replies: 17
Views: 2241

RE: Georgia Tech To The Final Four

Will Bynum is a sick mofo! I graduate from Tech this summer, it'll be very sweet to have a Championship banner hanging from AMC when I do.

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Mar 30, 2004 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Tech To The Final Four
Replies: 17
Views: 2241

RE: Georgia Tech To The Final Four

Sounds like somebody's bitter that no Texas school (whatever the one he goes to) couldn't make it past the Sweet 16.

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Mar 12, 2004 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2711

RE: The One And Only 2004 Ncaa Tournament Thread

Stanford and St Joe's are way over-rated. They had some weak schedules. Half of the ACC would beat the shit out of those two teams.

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by hartsfieldboy
Sat Feb 28, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Actually Snowing In Atlanta
Replies: 21
Views: 1993

RE: It's Actually Snowing In Atlanta

KROC- Can you say 1995 Chicago "heat" wave?  Smile

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Actually Snowing In Atlanta
Replies: 21
Views: 1993

RE: It's Actually Snowing In Atlanta

<b>Christ all mighty. Man up!!! </b> Sure, the southern cities may shut down when there is a light dusting of snow, but at least when the temperature hits 90 F, people don't DIE like they do up north. I'll take a one day business shut down than dying from heat stroke any day. Who should man up now? ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Feb 20, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Accents
Replies: 56
Views: 2032

RE: Accents

<b>But, the most difficult to understan is the northeast region. If a foreign learns portuguese, he can understand people in all regions of Brazil, except in northeast. They speak very fast, lots of dialects (Milions words you don't know), and all letters "E" and "O" have very "opened sounds". </b> ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Dec 19, 2003 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Xmas In S. Hemisphere
Replies: 16
Views: 1249

RE: Xmas In S. Hemisphere

In Sao Paulo, Santa still wears the heavy suit like in the US. Even though very few people have seen snow or icicles down there, you'll will still see on occasion decorative light that are supposed to be icicles. Most everyone has a three week vacation for Christmas and New Years, and most go to the...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Dec 10, 2003 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Induced Climate Change/Global Warming
Replies: 23
Views: 2088

RE: Human Induced Climate Change/Global Warming

<B>Stratofish</b>- I'm a civil engineering major with a focus on sustainability and some environmental engineering, I have studied and worked on practical solutions to certain civil/environmental problems with my professors. One of my profs just filed for a patent application on a way to cleanup con...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Dec 09, 2003 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Induced Climate Change/Global Warming
Replies: 23
Views: 2088

RE: Human Induced Climate Change/Global Warming

First off, there is no consensus about what is causing the earth's temerpature to increase. Secondly, you can talk about the last 150 years for hours and hours on end, and you'll still miss the most important FACT about earth's recent climate: From about <acronym title="Avialeasing Aviation Co. (Uzb...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Nov 25, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Major/popular Companies Based In Your City?
Replies: 45
Views: 3527

RE: What Major/popular Companies Based In Your City?

Atlanta is #3 in Fortune 500 companies based here:

Delta
UPS
Newell Rubbermaid (they'll relocate here next year)
Home Depot
Coca-Cola
Bellsouth
Genuine Parts
Southern Co
Suntrust Bank
Equifax
Georgia Pacific
Cox Communications

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Nov 25, 2003 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ID This Location In Movie "Catch Me If You Can"
Replies: 9
Views: 7172

ID This Location In Movie "Catch Me If You Can"

I watched the movie, "Catch Me If You Can" a few days ago and they had some airport shots of a 1960s <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>. Where was the location of this shoot? Was it a real or mock airport? One other location, toward the end of the movie,...

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by hartsfieldboy
Thu Nov 13, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Time Is "Last Call For Alcohol"?
Replies: 16
Views: 5369

RE: What Time Is "Last Call For Alcohol"?

Atlanta is 4:00am

Sao Paulo is 24/7/365

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by hartsfieldboy
Thu Nov 13, 2003 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AirTran Ever Update Concourse C At ATL?
Replies: 9
Views: 3972

Will AirTran Ever Update Concourse C At ATL?

Both halves of Concourse C pretty much look the same as when Eastern went bankrupt. I know <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> was planning to modernize the ASA half, but since <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> it not in the financial position it was in a few years ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Nov 07, 2003 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The World's Greatest Invention
Replies: 52
Views: 3956

RE: The World's Greatest Invention

Crop rotation, the wheel, writing, the arch, oral sex.

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Nov 05, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite TV Theme Song?
Replies: 67
Views: 4472

RE: What Is Your Favorite TV Theme Song?

The Price is Right theme song.

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Oct 22, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Name Officially Changed
Replies: 93
Views: 8831

RE: ATL's Name Officially Changed

<b>LastBaron</b>- The US south is just as racist as any other part of the country. The difference is that the south had to deal with it face-to-face, the rest of the country is either in denial or just looks the other way when it comes to themselves. Also, I guess your school forgot to teach you tha...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Name Officially Changed
Replies: 93
Views: 8831

RE: ATL's Name Officially Changed

Tu154m- So I guess you're saying that Atlanta is where the jobs are at? Yup, Atlanta sure is stupid...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Name Officially Changed
Replies: 93
Views: 8831

RE: ATL's Name Officially Changed

<b>Startvalve</b>- Actually, Hartsfield's name was tacked on only a month after his death. The difference is that the name before Hartsfield's death was just the generic Atlanta Municipal Airport. <b>Tu154m</b>- If Atlanta sucks so much, then why do you live here?<br><br>[Edited 2003-10-21 06:44:20]

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta=Delta/Air Tran=Very Boring Pictures
Replies: 43
Views: 6982

RE: Atlanta=Delta/Air Tran=Very Boring Pictures

<b>>Will the new terminal support the A380?</b> The existing concourse E can handle at least a dozen jumbo jets at the same time. The gate areas are pretty large also. I think it's safe to say that E can already handle the A380. The only thing they should to do at the 3 or 4 gates with the largest a...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Name Officially Changed
Replies: 93
Views: 8831

ATL's Name Officially Changed

ATL's new name by the end of the year will be Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. To me, it's pronounced with the "Jackson" silent. It's yet another half-ass honoring of a prominent Atlantan by the City Council, the group of people who believe that renaming shit is the best way to reme...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reno 911
Replies: 19
Views: 2128

RE: Reno 911

I loved the scene with the K9 cop giving a tour of the jail with the Junior Deputies. The story he told about the CO who had his balls seared off by his hot belt buckle had me on the floor laughing.

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Know A Milf?
Replies: 26
Views: 3537

RE: Do You Know A Milf?

I know at least three families with several MILFs in São Paulo. Hell, even one of the GRANDMOTHERS in one of the families is STILL hot. A few of the teenage daughters in those families are promising to be MILFs one day, also. Damn, I love Brazil.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT=...

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by hartsfieldboy
Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Petronas Towers No Longer The Tallest!
Replies: 30
Views: 3462

RE: Petronas Towers No Longer The Tallest!

As a civil engineer, I'm glad to see humans inch closer and closer to our dream of touching the sky. The 1/2 km mark is finally broken. Congratulations Taiwan, you have a beautiful new landmark for the world to see.

[Edited 2003-10-20 05:25:48]

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by hartsfieldboy
Sat Oct 18, 2003 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Alcoholic Drink?
Replies: 34
Views: 1934

RE: Your Favorite Alcoholic Drink?

Beer, liquor, wine...it doesn't matter, if it's in front of me, I'll drink it. I drink beer and liquor 95% of the time. Among my favorites are: -Souza or Jose Cuervo tequila with orange juice -Whiskey and Ginger Ale -My staple beer is Miller Lite While I will drink Vodka, I really don't like it.

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by hartsfieldboy
Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yes! Yankees Win!
Replies: 42
Views: 1767

RE: Yes! Yankees Win!

<b>BOSugaDL</b>- Don't pay any mind to Jcs. He's constantly posting about Atlanta and/or Athens, so we should be flattered that he always has Georgia on his mind. There is no other way to show your envy about something than to constantly talk (positively or negatively) about it. You and I never even...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Oct 15, 2003 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New BMW 6-series!
Replies: 27
Views: 3667

RE: New BMW 6-series!

I used to own a 1985 635CSi with over 250,000 mi/400,000 km on the odo, and I'd say that that the new 6 does a good job of carrying the 6 nameplate I'll have to wait for one of them to get their car washed at my car wash before I can make a final judgement. The E24 is still one of the finest looking...

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by hartsfieldboy
Sun Oct 12, 2003 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Child Molester Beaten By Former Victim In Jail
Replies: 8
Views: 2130

RE: Child Molester Beaten By Former Victim In Jail

That was sarcasm, right? If so, are you telling me that if you confronted a person who molested you when you were 11 that you WOULDN'T hand down your own punishment? You can argue all day about the proper response, but it won't change the outcome. Sorry, but we live in a world where emotions play a ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Sun Oct 12, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Child Molester Beaten By Former Victim In Jail
Replies: 8
Views: 2130

Child Molester Beaten By Former Victim In Jail

Revenge is sweet. Good job for the ex-victim for beating the shit out of this guy. I hope that asshole suffers physical problems from his injuries for the rest of his life. Convicted child molester beaten by former victim in Florida jail <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/South/10/10/molester.jail....

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by hartsfieldboy
Thu Oct 09, 2003 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Soda, Pop, Or Coke?
Replies: 48
Views: 1971

RE: Soda, Pop, Or Coke?

I'm from Atlanta and I yet I call it "soda." Everyone else I run into here, be it resturant servers, friends, or whoever call it "soda" also. I hardly hear anyone call a random soft drink "coke."

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Sep 23, 2003 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Airport Train Replacement?
Replies: 15
Views: 4464

RE: Atlanta Airport Train Replacement?

<b>WGW2707</b>- The whole thing isn't being replaced, just 19 of the oldest cars. 20 years is the expected lifetime of them and it's very reasonable. Another thing, train control equipment is meant to be replaced or upgraded over time. Newer control equipment allows for more effencent and accurate o...

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by hartsfieldboy
Tue Sep 23, 2003 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport With Best Monorail/Transit System?
Replies: 19
Views: 4130

RE: Airport With Best Monorail/Transit System?

ATL's is the busiest in the world, with over 60 million passengers per year. It has 100 second headways and is WITHIN security. With 13 stops and 20 switches, it is definitely interesting to watch the operation. And you are actually allowed to sit on the seat at the ends of each car. Very few people...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Sep 19, 2003 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Big Airlines Have The Worst Hubs?
Replies: 56
Views: 7492

RE: Which Big Airlines Have The Worst Hubs?

Due to the large operations at <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>, there is no way you could have an airport of that size and not have people walk a few long distances. Not everything can be within a two-minute walk/ride like, ...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Sep 17, 2003 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW Destroys Rolls-Royce!
Replies: 32
Views: 1496

RE: BMW Destroys Rolls-Royce!

Looking at the roofline, they did a bad job making it look like the design wasn't lifted from the new 7 series. I say that the new Mercedes Maybach blows the Rolls away in every category. <img src="http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com/media/roadtests/firstdrive/2003/maybach.57_62/m...

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by hartsfieldboy
Fri Sep 12, 2003 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tommy Chong Gets 9 Months For Selling Bongs
Replies: 12
Views: 3950

RE: Tommy Chong Gets 9 Months For Selling Bongs

I bought one of his bongs last year. They are of extreme high quality and very smooth to smoke. My roommate ended buying one for himself after using mine. It's too bad that he was forced out of business by a dumbass war on drugs that will never be won. Police and other officials who think they are w...

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by hartsfieldboy
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buy PS2 Or XBox?
Replies: 27
Views: 1557

RE: Buy PS2 Or XBox?

Wait until later this year when Sony comes out with the PSX, <a href="http://www.us.playstation.com/news/latestnews/2003_05_29_1.asp" target=_blank>http://www.us.playstation.com/news/latestnews/2003_05_29_1.asp</a>, a better PS2. It'll have a faster processor, 120 <acronym title="Airborne Express (U...

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by hartsfieldboy
Mon Sep 08, 2003 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL, Week 1
Replies: 40
Views: 1714

RE: NFL, Week 1

What about good players at UGA that couldn't get drafted, like Terrance Edwards?  Smile

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