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by LPL
Wed Dec 17, 2003 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC Sports Personality Of The Last 50 Years
Replies: 12
Views: 2739

RE: BBC Sports Personality Of The Last 50 Years

Damon Hill for me, he's the only one I like.

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by LPL
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Boring Town. Ever.
Replies: 60
Views: 3657

RE: Most Boring Town. Ever.

Skelmersdale UK was built in the 1960's and it's full of roundabouts. Infact, they've made 2004 calenders called, "ROUNDABOUTS OF SKELMERSDALE".

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by LPL
Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant (*cough*) Laws
Replies: 13
Views: 1682

RE: Brilliant (*cough*) Laws

In Chester (UK), it's illegal to shoot a Welshman with a bow and arrow inside city walls on Sunday night.

In Liverpool (UK), it's illegal to run naked in the streets if you are not a clerk in a tropical fish store (true!!!)

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by LPL
Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Music Artists (top 5)
Replies: 36
Views: 1897

RE: Best Music Artists (top 5)

1- Muse (UK - Rock)
2- Pink Floyd
3- Led Zeppelin
4- Def Leppard
5- The Conrods (UK - Blues/Rock)

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by LPL
Thu Oct 16, 2003 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Postal Code/zip Code?
Replies: 68
Views: 3565

RE: Whats Your Postal Code/zip Code?

My house is L36 5TD (L stands for Liverpool).

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by LPL
Wed Oct 15, 2003 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Exotic Place You've Visited?
Replies: 56
Views: 3845

RE: Most Exotic Place You've Visited?

The only exotic place I've been to is Hawaii.

Does the Isle of Man count?

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by LPL
Wed Oct 15, 2003 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Band
Replies: 42
Views: 1563

RE: Favorite Band

Muse, Led Zeppelin, The Specials and Pink Floyd. Anyone else got their LIVE AT POMPEII video with the singing dog (Mademoiselle Nobs)?

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by LPL
Fri Oct 10, 2003 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Is SO Weird! Time Travelling
Replies: 22
Views: 2709

RE: This Is SO Weird! Time Travelling

Someone on the website thought that he changed his name to John Titor because it sounds like Jan-i-tor.

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by LPL
Fri Oct 10, 2003 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Your Worst Flights?
Replies: 11
Views: 5252

RE: What Are Your Worst Flights?

Delta <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> in December 1997. There was a party of schoolkids (about 8 or 9 years old) onboard. Why t...

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by LPL
Wed Oct 08, 2003 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Is SO Weird! Time Travelling
Replies: 22
Views: 2709

This Is SO Weird! Time Travelling

http://www.johntitor.com

Does anybody believe this?

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by LPL
Wed Oct 08, 2003 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries Without Flagcarrier
Replies: 22
Views: 2757

RE: Countries Without Flagcarrier

How about Vatican City? Big grin

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by LPL
Wed Oct 08, 2003 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?
Replies: 53
Views: 3918

RE: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?

CPH-R, are you a Brondby fan? I was at that game. I think Dan Eggen scored with a header. Am i right?

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by LPL
Wed Oct 08, 2003 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Thing You've Done When Very Drunk?
Replies: 42
Views: 9142

RE: Worst Thing You've Done When Very Drunk?

I ended upat my aunties house when I was trying to find a chippy (fish and chip shop). So I must have walked for 3 or 4 miles without knowing. Like <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-R, I fell asleep on a train and missed my stop. When I woke up I found myself ...

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by LPL
Tue Oct 07, 2003 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Route In A 747/777/A340
Replies: 45
Views: 7109

RE: Shortest Route In A 747/777/A340

Aer Lingus used to fly 747's between Dublin (<acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>) and Shannon (<acronym title="Shannon (SNN / EINN), Ireland">SNN</acronym>) which took about 20 minutes. How far are Muscat and Abu Dhabi from each other? <acronym title="British ...

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by LPL
Sun Oct 05, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?
Replies: 53
Views: 3918

RE: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?

Alessandro: Arsenal won the league in the last minute of the last game of the season (Michael Thomas scored). The semi final was even worse but not for sporting reasons.

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by LPL
Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?
Replies: 53
Views: 3918

RE: Your Most Favorite Moment In Sports History?

Liverpool winning the football league in 1990 for me. Especially with what happened the year before ([email protected]LHR will know what I mean)

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by LPL
Thu Oct 02, 2003 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Least And Most Favorite Airline Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 9022

RE: Least And Most Favorite Airline Name?

Best:

Aer Lingus (though its translation 'Air Fleet' is boring)
Delta
Alitalia

Worst:

Air France
Go
Buzz

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by LPL
Thu Oct 02, 2003 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Are You Having Lunch Today?
Replies: 28
Views: 2710

RE: Where Are You Having Lunch Today?

Today I got a Turkey Salad bap from a local shop. Unusually it was tasty.

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by LPL
Tue Sep 30, 2003 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Pilot Names
Replies: 43
Views: 41966

RE: Funny Pilot Names

On a recent BA flight, Capt. Michael Caine!

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by LPL
Sat Sep 27, 2003 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Virgin Trains First Class
Replies: 7
Views: 2722

RE: Virgin Trains First Class

Is there first class on any of their new trains (Voyager)?

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by LPL
Sat Sep 27, 2003 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airport Hotel For Viewing?
Replies: 30
Views: 4630

RE: Best Airport Hotel For Viewing?

Embassy Suites near SFO's great to see aircraft on final. Costs a few to get there though.

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by LPL
Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fav Rap Song
Replies: 27
Views: 1763

RE: Fav Rap Song

I liked Gangsta's Paradise when it came out. I don't now though.

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by LPL
Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool Airport Names - What Are Your's
Replies: 60
Views: 14278

RE: Cool Airport Names - What Are Your's

Ant72LBA, Speke was the name of the old terminal building, which was about 2 or 3 miles away from the present site. It was closed in 1986. I don't like the name John Lennon Intl. The city focuses on the Beatles too much. Ken Dodd Intl would've been funny  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.g...

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by LPL
Tue Sep 23, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arsenal Thugs Start Again
Replies: 43
Views: 3139

RE: Arsenal Thugs Start Again

The reaction of the Arsenal players was disgraceful but Man U's antics of chasing Andy D'Urso a few years ago (after he gave a pen against them) was no better.

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by LPL
Sun Sep 21, 2003 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Airline You Flew With
Replies: 92
Views: 5237

RE: Last Airline You Flew With

British Airways flight 7844 from Cork to Manchester on 20th august. The aircraft was an Avro RJ100.

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by LPL
Sun Sep 21, 2003 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your IQ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

RE: What Is Your IQ?

I did a test on the BBC website, and found out mine was a low 115.

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by LPL
Wed Sep 03, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Of You Are (Former) Exchange Students?
Replies: 10
Views: 2105

RE: Who Of You Are (Former) Exchange Students?

When I was 14, I went to stay with a German family in Cologne for 4 days. Pretty useless, plus we had McDonalds EVERY night  Sad

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by LPL
Sat Aug 30, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines You'd Like To See At Your Home Airport?
Replies: 109
Views: 14653

RE: Airlines You'd Like To See At Your Home Airport?

I think <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> would be good for Liverpool. They'd give plenty of domestic destinations (which <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym> needs) and ...

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by LPL
Sat Aug 30, 2003 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uefa Cup Draw
Replies: 10
Views: 1947

Uefa Cup Draw

Here it is in full: Full Draw: Dundee v Perugia Newcastle v NAC Breda Hearts v Zeljeznicar Genclerbirligi v Blackburn Liverpool v Olimpija Ljubljana Man City v Lokeren Southampton v Steaua Bucharest AIK Stockholm v Valencia Dinamo Bucharest v Shakhtar Maccabi Haifa v Publikum Torpedo Moscow v CSKA S...

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by LPL
Wed Aug 27, 2003 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could This Be The Best Premiership Year?
Replies: 16
Views: 2639

RE: Could This Be The Best Premiership Year?

The title will be an exciting race this year, but the race for UEFA places will be interesting aswell. You've got Blackburn, Everton and Man City who can beat anyone in the league on their day, and maybe Liverpool, who at the moment don't look anything like they're going to get Champions League qual...

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by LPL
Wed Aug 27, 2003 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many UK Airports Have You Flown Into & Out Of?
Replies: 48
Views: 6212

RE: How Many UK Airports Have You Flown Into & Out Of?

Liverpool (<acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym>)- <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, Manx, Easyjet Manchester (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>) - <acronym title="Britis...

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by LPL
Mon Aug 25, 2003 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest Aircraft You Have Flown Aboard?
Replies: 94
Views: 7247

RE: Smallest Aircraft You Have Flown Aboard?

Oh, I've forgot to say that I've flown on a Cessna 152.

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by LPL
Mon Aug 25, 2003 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Premier League 03/04 (Week 2)
Replies: 21
Views: 1845

RE: Premier League 03/04 (Week 2)

Liverpool were really crap yesterday, and with 'Hoof'lier saying 0-0 against Villa was a good result, this season doesn't look to promising Sad

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by LPL
Mon Aug 25, 2003 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Airplane Sounds
Replies: 73
Views: 4090

RE: Favorite Airplane Sounds

I like the noise the RJ100 makes when it's taxiing.

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by LPL
Mon Aug 25, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Turbulence You've Flown In?
Replies: 9
Views: 5842

RE: Worst Turbulence You've Flown In?

I've generally been quite lucky. But I can remember flying over the North Atlantic on a flight from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> with <acronym title="British...

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by LPL
Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Airliner You've Flown On Is.............
Replies: 146
Views: 12946

RE: Largest Airliner You've Flown On Is.............

The largest Boeing i've flown on is the 747-400 many times with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>. The largest Airbus i've flown on is the A340 just once from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title...

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by LPL
Sat Aug 23, 2003 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest Aircraft You Have Flown Aboard?
Replies: 94
Views: 7247

RE: Smallest Aircraft You Have Flown Aboard?

Either an Aer Lingus BAe 146 from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> in 1997 or a British Airways RJ100 from Cork to <acronym title="Manchester - International...

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by LPL
Fri Aug 22, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?
Replies: 131
Views: 12151

RE: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?

Like many people here, I think Air France and Air India are in desperate need of a revamp.

How about Air Europa?

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by LPL
Fri Aug 22, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gcse Results
Replies: 14
Views: 1928

RE: Gcse Results

Well done Monarch and Shamrock747.

I got my GCSE results 3 years ago. I think I got mostly C's with a couple of B's. My sister got hers today and did better than I did, I'm quite jealous Big grin

I thought that A levels were impossible!

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by LPL
Fri Aug 22, 2003 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large Aircraft Serving Small Airports
Replies: 83
Views: 7939

RE: Large Aircraft Serving Small Airports

How about Kosrae and Pohnpeii with Continental 767's?

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by LPL
Fri Aug 22, 2003 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Next Planned Trip/last Trip?
Replies: 119
Views: 4861

RE: Whats Your Next Planned Trip/last Trip?

My last trip: BA7844 Cork (<acronym title="Cork (ORK / EICK), Ireland">ORK</acronym>) - Manchester (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>) with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> on an Avro RJ100. My next trip should be next sprin...

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by LPL
Thu Aug 21, 2003 5:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaii 2003 With United/Aloha
Replies: 6
Views: 3434

RE: Hawaii 2003 With United/Aloha

Excellent report. It was very nice to read.

What was the Aloha flight number?

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by LPL
Thu Aug 21, 2003 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Religion?
Replies: 88
Views: 3835

RE: What's Your Religion?

Both of my parents are Irish Catholics.

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by LPL
Thu Aug 21, 2003 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Do You Think Of At Certain Airports
Replies: 35
Views: 4356

RE: Plane Do You Think Of At Certain Airports

IOM - BA ATP's

LPL - Any 737.

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by LPL
Thu Aug 07, 2003 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chelsea FC - Whats Really Going On?
Replies: 59
Views: 4572

RE: Chelsea FC - Whats Really Going On?

Strange thing is, it's almost as if the Russian is buying the players. I haven't heard Ranieri make a comment yet.

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by LPL
Thu Aug 07, 2003 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports Without Jetways?
Replies: 89
Views: 11548

RE: Airports Without Jetways?

LPL in the UK is a growing airport, but has no jetways at all.

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by LPL
Wed Aug 06, 2003 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Nicknames
Replies: 65
Views: 9544

RE: Airplane Nicknames

Jetstream 41 - Grass Cutter
BAC 1-11 - Pocket Rocket


Both called these names for their loud start up noises.

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by LPL
Wed Aug 06, 2003 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Small Airport
Replies: 50
Views: 4639

RE: Favorite Small Airport

Apart from Liverpool  Big grin, I like Isle of Man airport UK. It's very easy to negotiate, it's in a nice setting and there's plenty of turboprops!

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by LPL
Wed Aug 06, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 - Hockenheim GP
Replies: 18
Views: 2234

RE: Formula 1 - Hockenheim GP

Great news that Spa is back.

I hope they don't get rid of Interlagos. The facilities there aren't very good but it is an exciting track.

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by LPL
Tue Aug 05, 2003 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Offers Video Games In Coach?
Replies: 21
Views: 4191

RE: Which Airlines Offers Video Games In Coach?

In 1996, Virgin had about 6 different choices. I remember being addicted to this racing game. Anyone remember what it was called?

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