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by JOSEMEX
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"
Replies: 32
Views: 6196

Re: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"

I flew one of them ACA-LAX in 1974, when I was a little kid. We boarded via airstairs and that's the first time I realized that GE made airplane engines (and not only home appliances)

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atheists Seek To Arrest Pope On His Visit To UK
Replies: 128
Views: 6552

RE: Atheists Seek To Arrest Pope On His Visit To UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Yellowstone" class="quote" target="_blank">Yellowstone</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>In 2001, as the head of the Congre...

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atheists Seek To Arrest Pope On His Visit To UK
Replies: 128
Views: 6552

RE: Atheists Seek To Arrest Pope On His Visit To UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Yellowstone" class="quote" target="_blank">Yellowstone</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>In 2001, as the head of the Congre...

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Useless Knowledge?
Replies: 78
Views: 4482

RE: Your Most Useless Knowledge?

I can play the bagpipes (Asturian bagpipes, that is).
I also know the entire words to "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in both English and Spanish.

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Song You Are Listening To Now?
Replies: 180
Views: 6701

RE: Song You Are Listening To Now?

"Fait Accompli" by Tommy Korberg and the Benny Andersson Orchestra

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by JOSEMEX
Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help With Stay In London
Replies: 7
Views: 6288

RE: Help With Stay In London

Thanks for the info!

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: City With The Most Centrally-Located Intl. Airport
Replies: 86
Views: 15886

RE: City With The Most Centrally-Located Intl. Air

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Jul 28, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help With Stay In London
Replies: 7
Views: 6288

Help With Stay In London

I will probably be attending a concert in London's Hyde park in the month of september. Can a ny of you recommend a good, clean, and economical hostel (or hotel) there? I'll be staying for two nights and even though i would prefer for the hostel to be in that area, I don't mind taking the subway to/...

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Are You?
Replies: 88
Views: 4921

RE: How Old Are You?

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by JOSEMEX
Thu May 28, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An Interesting Google Earth Find
Replies: 41
Views: 10177

RE: An Interesting Google Earth Find

This is northeast of Mexico City:

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by JOSEMEX
Thu May 28, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champions League Final. Your Guesses?
Replies: 72
Views: 4049

RE: Champions League Final. Your Guesses?

Congratulations!!! It's great to see a Spanish team winning the Champions League.

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican Economy Gets It's Worst Case Scenario
Replies: 3
Views: 2504

RE: Mexican Economy Gets It's Worst Case Scenario

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test
Replies: 155
Views: 7160

RE: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test



This is at work. I'll try at home later tonight (expect it to be a bit better).

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hello, I'm Back......!
Replies: 33
Views: 2966

RE: Hello, I'm Back......!

Good to see you back, Lee.

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Over The Line: Argentina Expells Holocaust Denier
Replies: 23
Views: 3339

RE: Over The Line: Argentina Expells Holocaust Denier

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pic Thread: February Edition
Replies: 113
Views: 19902

RE: Self Pic Thread: February Edition

Me at an Elton John benefit concert last weekend in Mexico city:

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LaserDisc To Go Out Of Prodution At End Of March
Replies: 99
Views: 17855

RE: LaserDisc To Go Out Of Prodution At End Of Mar

What I miss most about the <acronym title="Air Hong Kong (China) and Linea Turistica Aerotuy (Venezuela)">LD</acronym> format (I have a rather large collection) is the wonderful special editions they would sometimes sell. Beautiful cases and beautiful packaging. "Platoon" and "<acronym title="Lotus ...

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Jan 06, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do Older Movies Look On Blu Ray?
Replies: 14
Views: 3612

RE: How Do Older Movies Look On Blu Ray?

IIRC, Patton was shot on 65mm so, given a top notch transfer, should look great on <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> (I don't know if they used the same master as for the latest DVD release, though). 2001 (1968) looks fantastic on <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym>; can't wait...

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines You've Flown That Are No Longer With Us?
Replies: 132
Views: 23126

RE: Airlines You've Flown That Are No Longer With

Aerolíneas Azteca
Air Florida
Aviaco
Bar Harbor Airlines
Braniff
British Caledonian
Eastern
Pan Am
TAESA
Texas International
Western

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wanna Be A Pilot, Is It Too Late For Me?
Replies: 36
Views: 21662

RE: Wanna Be A Pilot, Is It Too Late For Me?

I would say, if you can afford it, go for it.
BTW, can you send me a PM or an e-mail? It's in my profile.

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "In My Pants"
Replies: 114
Views: 7649

RE: "In My Pants"

Why Don't We Get Drunk And Screw (in my pants)-Jimmy Buffet

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPod, MP3 Fun
Replies: 79
Views: 2890

RE: IPod, MP3 Fun

"Nessun pericolo...Per te" by Vasco Rossi (he's italian).

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Songs You Like To Hear Over And Over
Replies: 80
Views: 5489

RE: Songs You Like To Hear Over And Over

At the moment it's "Nothing Lasts For Long" by The Samples, the version on their "Transmissions From The Sea Of Tranquility" álbum.

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by JOSEMEX
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Term Hello On The Phone
Replies: 49
Views: 3245

RE: The Term Hello On The Phone

In Mexico we use "Bueno", which literally means "good".

How's that for weird?

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Palin To Be Grandmother
Replies: 229
Views: 6434

RE: Sarah Palin To Be Grandmother

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Palin To Be Grandmother
Replies: 229
Views: 6434

RE: Sarah Palin To Be Grandmother

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by JOSEMEX
Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First And Last 747 Flight
Replies: 108
Views: 15464

RE: Your First And Last 747 Flight

First: <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> 747-156 <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> 1973 Last: <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acr...

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 09, 2008 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Speech Ever In A Movie!
Replies: 51
Views: 6722

RE: Best Speech Ever In A Movie!

My favorite is this one from Blade Runner: <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZQcUS4chhc4&rel=1"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZQcUS4chhc4&rel=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmod...

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by JOSEMEX
Sat Jan 05, 2008 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warner Switches To Blu-ray.
Replies: 14
Views: 2265

Warner Switches To Blu-ray.

Is the war over? With Warner announcing favoring Blu-ray over <acronym title="Hokkaido International Airlines (Japan)">HD</acronym>-DVD, will we finally see a clear winner?: <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/05/technology/05disc.html?_r=1&ref=business&oref=slogin" target=_blank>http://www.nyti...

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by JOSEMEX
Sun Nov 11, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spanish King Tells Chavez To "Shut Up"
Replies: 62
Views: 5286

RE: Spanish King Tells Chavez To "Shut Up"

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBGHer3yFyc" target="_blank">Here's the video</a> After that, King Juan Carlos abandoned the room while Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega was speaking, apparently in a similar line to Chavez: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL9p8I3lOFA" target=_blank>...

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA - Carding Not So Common Anymore?
Replies: 14
Views: 3436

RE: USA - Carding Not So Common Anymore?

I was carded three years ago at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> while at a concert. They absolutely refused to sell me a beer if I did not show them an official state I.D., even though I was showing them my (Mexican) passport. I was 38 at the time.  ...

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Airbus Advertisement
Replies: 5
Views: 3495

RE: Old Airbus Advertisement

Gotta love the "Super Airbus" titles on the 747SR! :

http://www.airchive.com/Memorabilia/Boeing-2/B747-1978-2.jpg

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by JOSEMEX
Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviacsa's Engine Problems?
Replies: 49
Views: 5110

RE: Aviacsa's Engine Problems?

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by JOSEMEX
Sat Jul 21, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviacsa's Engine Problems?
Replies: 49
Views: 5110

RE: Aviacsa's Engine Problems?

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Juliaca Airport Destroyed, Tacna Airport Sieged
Replies: 8
Views: 4684

RE: Juliaca Airport Destroyed, Tacna Airport Sieged

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday Carmenlu15
Replies: 33
Views: 2591

RE: Happy Birthday Carmenlu15

¡¡¡ Estas sooon las mañaniiitas que cantaaaabaaa el Rey Daviiiiddddd a las muuuuchachas boniiiiitas se las can-ta-mos a-quíiiiii !!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/goodvibes.gif" alt="goodvibes" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/goodvibes.gif" alt="goodvibe...

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by JOSEMEX
Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental+Kingfisher: Comprehensive Partnership
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

RE: Continental+Kingfisher: Comprehensive Partners

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by JOSEMEX
Thu May 17, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On Mexico?
Replies: 99
Views: 5485

RE: What Are Your Thoughts On Mexico?

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by JOSEMEX
Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia To Washington DC This Summer. It's Official
Replies: 31
Views: 6444

RE: Iberia To Washington DC This Summer. It's Official

Great news, Alfonso. I really hope <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> can make both <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> and <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD<...

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by JOSEMEX
Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Named Maria Or Jose? Get A 30% Off On Ticket
Replies: 7
Views: 3009

RE: Named Maria Or Jose? Get A 30% Off On Ticket

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Congrats! EZYAirbus Is A Dad!
Replies: 39
Views: 2131

RE: Congrats! EZYAirbus Is A Dad!

Congrats, Glenn!!!

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: El Chavo Del 8: How Old Is It?
Replies: 4
Views: 3662

RE: El Chavo Del 8: How Old Is It?

You may find this interesting:

http://www.chavodel8.com/

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by JOSEMEX
Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asturias Suspends Operations
Replies: 7
Views: 3477

RE: Air Asturias Suspends Operations

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Slates EWR-Athens
Replies: 97
Views: 11043

RE: CO Slates EWR-Athens

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by JOSEMEX
Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Flight 6250 Emergency Evacuation Video
Replies: 27
Views: 14248

RE: Iberia Flight 6250 Emergency Evacuation Video

It makes my blood boil, especially near the end of the clip where you can see passengers carrying their bags on the tarmac!!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/mad.gif" alt="mad" border=0>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/mad.gif" alt="mad" border=0>  <img sr...

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Release IPhone
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

RE: Apple Release IPhone

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Release IPhone
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

RE: Apple Release IPhone

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by JOSEMEX
Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LTU Takes Over Air Madrid Routes/Staff?
Replies: 47
Views: 6631

RE: LTU Takes Over Air Madrid Routes/Staff?

Does anyone know if Mexican authorities have actually approved for LTU to take over <acronym title="Air Madrid (Spain) AND Mount Cook Airlines (New Zealand)">NM</acronym>'s flights to <acronym title="Toluca - Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC / MMTO), Mexico">TLC</acronym>? I hope th...

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by JOSEMEX
Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pay For Your Pizza In Pesos!
Replies: 80
Views: 3722

RE: Pay For Your Pizza In Pesos!

How is this any different from business such as Walmart, etc., taking US Dollars in Mexico tourist spots?

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