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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Found! Two Prototype '67 Firebirds!
Replies: 7
Views: 1825

RE: Found! Two Prototype '67 Firebirds!

From the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> blip I saw, I was under the impression that these vehicles were (are) the actual #1 and #2 production Firebirds. One note, however, is that I seem to remember one was a coupe and one was a convertible. .I'm not entirely sure the line wo...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Fort Hood
Replies: 95
Views: 3312

RE: Shooting At Fort Hood

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Mir (Reply 60):how do you know it'...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

Ref: cjjg225; although a bit off initial thread, I'll jump in: I understand your concern. Do you realize that when the Great Recession, began, Warren Buffet went all out and started investing in railroads. When queried about it, his answer was somewhat ambiguous; loosely translated, he said that whe...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Car Tipping In SF.
Replies: 33
Views: 2606

RE: Smart Car Tipping In SF.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>After a certain point, a car can be as safe ...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 21):Fontal impact ...

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by cptkrell
Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Car Tipping In SF.
Replies: 33
Views: 2606

RE: Smart Car Tipping In SF.

[quote=Pyrex,reply=19]Quoting cptkrell (Reply 4):2CV Don't compare the two - the 2CV was a revolutionary car in its day that still looks every bit as charming driving down a country road as it did the day it was launched. I wasn't really comparing with the 2CV except that the Citroen was a small car...

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by cptkrell
Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 2):I suppose my re...

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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

[quote=rfields5421,reply=14]One reason trailers are slower to adopt fuel savings ideas is that most are owned by companies which do not pull the trailers - just lease them.[/quote That does make sense. I had not thought of that part of the financial equation. And, come to think of it, a lot of the u...

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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Car Tipping In SF.
Replies: 33
Views: 2606

RE: Smart Car Tipping In SF.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 4):Renault 2CV Citro...

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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 08, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Car Tipping In SF.
Replies: 33
Views: 2606

RE: Smart Car Tipping In SF.

Reminds me of my junior year in college when we grabbed a girl classmate's Renault 2CV one midnight and gently installed it up on her rooming house porch. We had to fess up the next morning; (it took all of us to re-gently carry it back down the some 5 or 6 porch steps to the front yard/driveway. No...

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by cptkrell
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Fort Hood
Replies: 95
Views: 3312

RE: Shooting At Fort Hood

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>yet many think adding more guns ...

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by cptkrell
Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Fort Hood
Replies: 95
Views: 3312

RE: Shooting At Fort Hood

I kinda thought that this thread might eventually deteriorate into a pissing contest about guns vs.no guns and pro and anti <acronym title="Narrandera (NRA / YNAR), Australia - New South Wales">NRA</acronym> positions. I already made an opinion in my Rep 39 and I'm sticking with it, although I'll en...

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by cptkrell
Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I'm curious myself. A turbine geared...

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by cptkrell
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck
Replies: 29
Views: 4669

RE: Walmart Unveils New Wave Truck

Hmmm...kinda looks like someone lifted a few pages out of one of Luigi Colani's drawing tablets, circa 1980's. That's not meant to be totally badmouthing, btw, but it really seems like I've seen this sketch many times before. I suppose my real critique, though, would be apparent driver vulnerability...

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by cptkrell
Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Fort Hood
Replies: 95
Views: 3312

RE: Shooting At Fort Hood

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>So when the <acronym title="Narr...

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by cptkrell
Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate
Replies: 53
Views: 2272

RE: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dc9northwest" class="quote" target="_blank">dc9northwest</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>Quoting LFutia (Reply 46):Correc...

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by cptkrell
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate
Replies: 53
Views: 2272

RE: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 34):#1) ...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate
Replies: 53
Views: 2272

RE: Connection Between Smoking And Crime Rate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Few thoughts: #1) Almost all sch...

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by cptkrell
Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Fort Hood
Replies: 95
Views: 3312

RE: Shooting At Fort Hood

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I hope the only person killed is the shooter...

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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Play Ball! 2014 MLB Season Is Here!
Replies: 9
Views: 1869

RE: Play Ball! 2014 MLB Season Is 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/georgiabill" class="quote" target="_blank">georgiabill</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>My 2014 predictions Detroit T...

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by cptkrell
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nigerian Preacher “predicted” Disappearance Of MH370
Replies: 20
Views: 3739

RE: Nigerian Preacher “predicted” Disappearance Of MH370

After a li'l over 70 years of listening to predictions, I can only remember the Packard Predictor...

and THAT wasn't even right !

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by cptkrell
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blrsea" class="quote" target="_blank">blrsea</a> (<a href="#73" class="quote">Reply 73</a>):<br/><i> Quoting cptkrell (Reply 73):I'll only comme...

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by cptkrell
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

I'll summarize the main points and my take on them. Quote:1. Search and Discovery Dealers are not needed to help find a car. The wealth of information available online makes a boots on the ground search redundant. The article points out that Tesla galleries can facilitate test drives without large a...

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by cptkrell
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?
Replies: 30
Views: 2264

RE: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BMI727" class="quote" target="_blank">BMI727</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 14):On the surface, ...

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by cptkrell
Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?
Replies: 30
Views: 2264

RE: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Quoting BMI727 (Reply 9): For a pension to...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?
Replies: 30
Views: 2264

RE: Retirement Plans Where You Work...how Are They?

Well, I hope people keep buying Chevrolets and Cadillacs and such (guess that tells you where I retired from), but one must remember that retirements plans, however rosey an incentive they may be, are pretty much what the term says: " a plan". And plans can go astray for a myriad of reasons. Even be...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do Before You Believe A News Story?
Replies: 17
Views: 1721

RE: What Do You Do Before You Believe A News Story?

What's the old saying ..."Trust nothing that you hear and only half of what you see". ?. Locally, the various <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> morning news stations are pretty reliable and up-to-the-minute when giving out traffic reports. But often (too often) with other local ...

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by cptkrell
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Quoting cptkrell (Reply 32):Just o...

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by cptkrell
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Curious...a quick Google sez that ...

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by cptkrell
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toyota Hit With A $1.2 Billion Fine
Replies: 5
Views: 1680

RE: Toyota Hit With A $1.2 Billion Fine

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/okie" class="quote" target="_blank">okie</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Ken777 (Thread starter):It also appears th...

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by cptkrell
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BMI727" class="quote" target="_blank">BMI727</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>The Tesla showrooms and service centers are ...

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by cptkrell
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quiznos Files For Ch11
Replies: 72
Views: 4096

RE: Quiznos Files For Ch11

I think it's cute that a Jimmy John's advertising placard just popped up on my screen next to this thread when I accessed it.

Ain't technology great ! ? !

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by cptkrell
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PPVRA" class="quote" target="_blank">PPVRA</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> But I rather buy an expensive item directly fro...

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by cptkrell
Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla
Replies: 83
Views: 3372

RE: NJ And Stealerships Vs. Tesla

Firstly, I agree that the government(s) should keep their snouts out of the marketplace in this context. However, if I where in the market for a Tesla, I would probably feel more comfortable purchasing from a brick and mortar franchise (even knowing the store is making some money on price markup) wh...

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by cptkrell
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church To Die Soon
Replies: 91
Views: 3690

RE: Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church To Die Soon

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Maverick623" class="quote" target="_blank">Maverick623</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i> There's only one reason why he an...

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by cptkrell
Mon Mar 17, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church To Die Soon
Replies: 91
Views: 3690

RE: Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church To Die Soon

So...THAT's why this guy is so disliked. I avoid all religious oriented programming in any media so do not follow what's going on with any of them. therefore, unless something gets special attention in other venues (such as this forum or a snake worshipper getting killed by a rattlesnake in 'church'...

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by cptkrell
Mon Mar 17, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Names For Various Things.
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

RE: Strange Names For Various Things.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ImperialEagle" class="quote" target="_blank">ImperialEagle</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Haint. An old tradition in the...

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by cptkrell
Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Serious TV Shows That Are Now Funny
Replies: 34
Views: 4267

RE: Serious TV Shows That Are Now Funny

Like a lot of li'l kiddies back "when", I was a cowboys and Indians geek and couldn't get enough of the western <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> shows. I can remember being really excited about when The Lone Ranger came out in color. 1956 as I recall; my Dad went big-time and b...

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by cptkrell
Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quiznos Files For Ch11
Replies: 72
Views: 4096

RE: Quiznos Files For Ch11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaMD90" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaMD90</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Never went to Quiznos... those idiotic...

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by cptkrell
Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Names For Various Things.
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

RE: Strange Names For Various Things.

<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="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Spotted Dick </i></font></td></tr></tabl...

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by cptkrell
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24
Replies: 448
Views: 98965

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chrisrad" class="quote" target="_blank">chrisrad</a> (<a href="#233" class="quote">Reply 233</a>):<br/><i>Of which most are small aircraft, or o...

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by cptkrell
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Wants OT Pay For Salaried Raised.
Replies: 85
Views: 2753

RE: Obama Wants OT Pay For Salaried Raised.

I guess I've been living on a different planet. With about four and a half decades in Detroit, I never even considered asking for a raise from either Ford Motor Co. (my first salaried design job) or <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> (my retirement design job). I didn't have to. I was treate...

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by cptkrell
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quiznos Files For Ch11
Replies: 72
Views: 4096

RE: Quiznos Files For Ch11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usflyer+msp" class="quote" target="_blank">usflyer msp</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Quizno's is textbook case of franchi...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24
Replies: 448
Views: 98965

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hivue" class="quote" target="_blank">hivue</a> (<a href="#127" class="quote">Reply 127</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Mitico12 (Reply 125):do you not beli...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Names For Various Things.
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

RE: Strange Names For Various Things.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RussianJet" class="quote" target="_blank">RussianJet</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Bacon and cabbage are not encounter...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Names For Various Things.
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

RE: Strange Names For Various Things.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RussianJet" class="quote" target="_blank">RussianJet</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Somewhat less formally defined, I none...

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by cptkrell
Fri Mar 14, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Names For Various Things.
Replies: 51
Views: 3636

RE: Strange Names For Various Things.

<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="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>2. Mountain Oysters (Chitlins)</i><...

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by cptkrell
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 16
Replies: 333
Views: 117721

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 16

CBS This Morning <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> news show will be interviewing <acronym title="Cape Town - International (D.F. Malan) (CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT</acronym> Sully Sullinberger shortly. They have announced that he will be discussing missing 777. If USAers ar...

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by cptkrell
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meter Readers And Other Strangers In Your House
Replies: 48
Views: 4949

RE: Meter Readers And Other Strangers In Your House

Somewhat related to strangers at your home topic, whilst waiting for the Sully Sullenberger interview on CBS This Morning <acronym title="Aer Arann Express (Ireland)">RE</acronym>: Malaysian 777 loss, I just saw a Safelite Auto Glass ad that offers vehicle repair at your home. They Email you a photo...

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by cptkrell
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meter Readers And Other Strangers In Your House
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RE: Meter Readers And Other Strangers In Your House

I have three electric meters, house, barn and pond fountain down in the field. All three are externally mounted, readable by some sort of device that the once-a-month reader simply points at the meter(s) for info. All of these folks who do the reading are not employees of the power company, but inde...

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