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by CitizenJustin
Fri May 06, 2022 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.
Replies: 31
Views: 1791

Re: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.

ACDC8 wrote:
Was a silly movie and it's exactly that, a movie.



Except movies often reflect truth and many are important windows through time and barometers of the general social climate. That silly movie certainly got a lot of people talking.

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by CitizenJustin
Fri May 06, 2022 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.
Replies: 31
Views: 1791

Re: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.

I saw this yesterday - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11286314/ and the only thing I can say is I can very well see it happening exactly the way it has been shared. And the part about 'modern culture' or the part about literally don't look up and could happen in the U.S., the UK, and even India with ...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue May 03, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23977

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Gay rights are next. now that may be a bit more difficult, since the supreme court just recently ruled "discrimination based on homosexuality or transgender status necessarily entails discrimination based on sex; the first cannot happen without the second.” https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinion...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue May 03, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23977

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

It is regrettable that the United States political system is beholden to culture wars and unrelenting interference from extremist religious organizations (looking at you "evangelicals". All of this will pretty much assure the country will never move forward with much, its best days long b...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 25, 2022 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7071

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

It is rather...goofy...isn't it? I think anybody with brain also knows that if a Democrat had done this, people like DeSantis would be screaming bloody murder (and fairly so!). What that actually says most about is the voters. Based on the latest polls, changing the title of this topic to "The...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Apr 23, 2022 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7071

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

I thought conservatives supported limited government? Seems to me like they support government intrusion if it harms the people they dislike the most. Who the hell has time to constantly obsess over the private lives of other people? Must be exhausting to dedicate so much energy to hating everyone w...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Apr 23, 2022 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Votes to Remove Self Governing Status for Walt Disney World
Replies: 34
Views: 3130

Re: Florida Votes to Remove Self Governing Status for Walt Disney World

Does Florida ever focus on making life better for the people?

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Apr 19, 2022 2:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Flown Airline?
Replies: 34
Views: 2141

Re: Your Most Flown Airline?

Since this is an aviation forum which airlines have you flown on the most? 1. SAS 686 flights 2. Lufthansa 103 3. Widerøe 69 4. Air NZ 46 5. Norwegian 44 I clicked on this and was excited to post, until I saw your massive numbers. I’m, well, humbled…..lol. I think that was more the point than to ha...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Flown Airline?
Replies: 34
Views: 2141

Re: Your Most Flown Airline?

Kiwirob wrote:
Since this is an aviation forum which airlines have you flown on the most?

1. SAS 686 flights
2. Lufthansa 103
3. Widerøe 69
4. Air NZ 46
5. Norwegian 44




I clicked on this and was excited to post, until I saw your massive numbers. I’m, well, humbled…..lol.

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Ok, this is officially getting scary. Where is all of this headed?

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"
Replies: 217
Views: 9527

Re: Florida bans 54 math textbooks because of "indoctrination"

Newark727 wrote:
They're going to start burning them next, just wait.




They’d burn more than that if they could. These people are dangerously ignorant and can be convinced of almost anything.

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Apr 16, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

It actually is not a religious issue, it is an invented extreme conservative issue. It is wrapped as a religious issue. These people are well on track to destroy constitutional government. When conservatives couldn't get what they really wanted: segregation, they pivoted to abortion The Real Origin...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Apr 15, 2022 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5356

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Why can’t these people just live and let live and stop the relentless effort to ban everyone and everything they dislike? They’d be more than happy to light a match and burn our democracy to the ground if they could get a theocracy out of it. Truly terrifying to see progress being stripped away to s...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 10, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL 757 off runway at SJO
Replies: 131
Views: 25775

Re: DHL 757 off runway at SJO

What happens when you have a package on board?

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Apr 07, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.
Replies: 28
Views: 1988

Re: Madison Cawthorn claims Republicans invite him to cocaine fueled orgies. Hilarity ensues.

So...who do we think is running said orgies? Place your bets! It has to be MTG - every time she opens her pie hole she sounds like she's on a cocaine-fueled bender. Plus you know she has plenty of robes for the casual Senatorial yoga party (ancient Rome meets modern day supremacy social mixer). A c...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Apr 07, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12582

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

It’s ok to separate the art from the artist in my opinion. Imagine if we judged all art by the artists behavior? The Louvre would suddenly have piles of masterpieces in the dumpster. Humans are allowed to be imperfect. Absolutely, it was KiwiRob that claimed the outrage on Twitter and Tik Tok would...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Apr 05, 2022 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 48
Views: 1988

Re: Favorite Quotes

NIKV69 wrote:
"I've found out how overwhelming the media is and the way it drills things into your head, it's almost like a mind control. If I could control people's minds, I'd like to put something useful in."

Natalie Merchant



You have some great quotes NIK

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Apr 05, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If you could go back in time, what would you tell yourself at the beginning of the pandemic 2 years ago?
Replies: 50
Views: 3437

Re: If you could go back in time, what would you tell yourself at the beginning of the pandemic 2 years ago?

tomaheath wrote:
CitizenJustin wrote:
To not get the J&J vaccine.

Why’s that? I only ask because that’s what I had gotten about a year ago.



Hasn’t there been reports of blood clots? Maybe I’m mistaken.

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 48
Views: 1988

Re: Favorite Quotes

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ― Abraham Lincoln And of course this…. “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” ― Abraham Lincoln This is what I fear the most. The nation is deepl...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot caught taking pics of FA
Replies: 297
Views: 26205

Re: Pilot caught taking pics of FA

:checkmark: People should have more compassion for this guy. What he did isn't worth ruining his life and potentially family over and hopefully he doesn't commit suicide, I bet it's crossed his mind. I also don't think Delta should fire him over it either. I also bet if he miraculously landed a pow...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 04, 2022 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot caught taking pics of FA
Replies: 297
Views: 26205

Re: Pilot caught taking pics of FA

I agree. Words need to have meaning. Perverse should be used to reflect something that’s, well, perverse. When I think of perverse and disturbing, I think of abusing a child, rape or sexual deviancy. The worst of the worst. The words people are using aren’t appropriate for the situation. Unprofessi...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 04, 2022 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot caught taking pics of FA
Replies: 297
Views: 26205

Re: Pilot caught taking pics of FA

Looking is one thing, leering is another. Ask any woman to explain the difference, and they will. I shared apartments or houses with many women in my time (being the only male sharing with one or many females) and, agreed, they would distinguish between being conscious of being admired visually and...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Apr 04, 2022 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 48
Views: 1988

Re: Favorite Quotes

There are many. "Just win baby!" Al Davis "It ain't over till it's over." Yogi Berra "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides." Margaret Thatcher "If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared t...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12582

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

I don’t think the Oscar itself even should be in question. He got it for his performance which many people decided was worthy of that statue. It’s ok to separate the art from the artist in my opinion. Imagine if we judged all art by the artists behavior? The Louvre would suddenly have piles of mast...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jamaica becoming a Republic?
Replies: 62
Views: 4464

Re: Jamaica becoming a Republic?

I’d love to visit but Jamaica was recently ranked as one of the most dangerous places for LGBTQ. It's dangerous for everyone. The only place worse in the Caribbean that I can think of is Haiti. I’ve had family go there so I assume it’s safe within the resorts. Gay men are often brutally beaten and ...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 48
Views: 1988

Favorite Quotes

Sometimes one quote can change our entire perspective and help us navigate this crazy life. What’s the one quote that has made the most impact in your life?

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12582

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

Still no sign of him losing his Oscar, despite all that Twitter and Tok Tok "outrage". It won’t happen. See Roman Polanski in 2003. I don’t think the Oscar itself even should be in question. He got it for his performance which many people decided was worthy of that statue. It’s ok to sepa...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12582

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

I know it’s apparently real but seemed so staged to me. He was laughing at the joke then stands up and very weakly hits Chris Rock, who barely flinches and has no visible signs of being hit. And they let Smith just proceed to sit down and then win the Oscar and start a speech about playing someone ...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jamaica becoming a Republic?
Replies: 62
Views: 4464

Re: Jamaica becoming a Republic?

I’d love to visit but Jamaica was recently ranked as one of the most dangerous places for LGBTQ.

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1166
Views: 425190

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

G-forces in freefall are as low as they can be - essentially zero. That's why astronauts orbiting the Earth feel zero-G. Because they are in freefall. Once you hit terminal velocity, you will feel around one G again. If you could explain terminal velocity, I’d appreciate it. Pretend you are in an e...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1166
Views: 425190

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

G-forces in freefall are as low as they can be - essentially zero. That's why astronauts orbiting the Earth feel zero-G. Because they are in freefall. Once you hit terminal velocity, you will feel around one G again. If you could explain terminal velocity, I’d appreciate it. Terminal velocity is wh...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Apr 03, 2022 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pilot caught taking pics of FA
Replies: 297
Views: 26205

Re: Pilot caught taking pics of FA

I think there is a bit of an overreaction here. What he was doing is certainly inappropriate and disrespectful but throwing around words like "perverse" and "disturbing" is a little much. Even the tweet saying he was creating an unsafe work environment is over the top. If he had...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Mar 25, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1166
Views: 425190

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

One thing I have not seen mentioned here is that the G-Forces may have incapacitated the pilots regardless of how trained they were. Surely G-Forces would have been intense in the freefall? G-forces in freefall are as low as they can be - essentially zero. That's why astronauts orbiting the Earth f...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 09, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 13917

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

I have seen reports that Putin cannot be deposed because he's too powerful. They say that the sanctions will only hurt the poor Russians. The Ukrainian people have shown what a united country can achieve. If the Russians can't do the same, I'm not all that concerned with their suffering. Think of a...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 09, 2022 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5573
Views: 361137

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Russia would never allow entry into NATO or the E.U. That is the red line that triggered this whole damn mess. Giving up Crimea as well as the disputed eastern territories and promising to remain neutral like Finland is the only thing Putin would accept. That to me is the only way out of this. But ...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 09, 2022 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5573
Views: 361137

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Will President Zelensky survive this? He’s already dodged several assassination attempts so far.

Thoughts?

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5573
Views: 361137

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Many of us have been making the point but it's just staggering to see Putin, the supposed mastermind of geopolitical chess, accomplishing the exact opposite of what he intended here, the final unraveling of Western unity and possibly even NATO. I think many of us also had that fear and we were play...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 13917

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

I have seen reports that Putin cannot be deposed because he's too powerful. They say that the sanctions will only hurt the poor Russians. The Ukrainian people have shown what a united country can achieve. If the Russians can't do the same, I'm not all that concerned with their suffering. Think of a...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Mar 05, 2022 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 13917

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

If the invasion of Ukraine is a failure, along with the already devastating affects on the economy in Russia from major sanctions, Russian based sports teams and athletes banned from sports competitions, trade cut off, the oligarchs losing their assets and banned from leaving Russia or forced to re...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Mar 05, 2022 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk JetBlue pilot pulled from flight
Replies: 86
Views: 14425

Re: Drunk JetBlue pilot pulled from flight

Has there ever been a major accident due to an inebriated pilot? Either alcohol or drugs? Aeroflot had a 735 go down a while back where that was a factor as well Considering that drug use is so widespread and impacts all demographics, I’m surprised more situations haven’t occurred, especially with ...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Mar 03, 2022 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk JetBlue pilot pulled from flight
Replies: 86
Views: 14425

Re: Drunk JetBlue pilot pulled from flight

Has there ever been a major accident due to an inebriated pilot? Either alcohol or drugs?

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Mar 03, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022
Replies: 90
Views: 4299

Re: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022

The GOP is going to have a hard road going forward. They keep hanging in on lies, and i think the lower income folks are starting to figure it out. IKR? I mean there's no inflation, crime, or illegal immigration right? The border is CLOSED! The Afghan pullout was a great success. We planned for eve...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022
Replies: 90
Views: 4299

Re: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022

I am not watching, but I don't need to. Here's what's gonna happen: 1. Biden will propose sensible things that most Americans would support, but Republicans (and Manchin and Sinema) continue to oppose for reasons unknown. 2. Republicans will issue their rebuttal, saying how Biden is a radical socia...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022
Replies: 90
Views: 4299

Re: US President's State of The Union Speech 2022

I think you will see two of the most different speeches in history tonight. You will see Biden working towards ending the pandemic, and looking forward to building the economy and American presence in world affairs in light of Russia's recent attacks against democracy. You will see a call for worki...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Mar 02, 2022 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5573
Views: 361137

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Anyone else reading that a Russian billionaire has offered $1,000,000 for Putin’s arrest? Not going to happen and may not even be true but surely the oligarchs aren’t too pleased right now with the severe sanctions. Nonetheless, this whole series of events is making Putin look like a blithering idio...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Mar 01, 2022 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New previously unseen footage of UA175
Replies: 17
Views: 2473

Re: New previously unseen footage of UA175

Still not good enough for the truther morons. They'll have zoomed in cuts up on YT in no time, 'proving' it's a military plane or some other nonsense Truthers display a lot of ignorance when it comes to aviation. What is clearly a United 767 in the battleship grey livery to us aviation geeks, is a ...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Mar 01, 2022 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5573
Views: 361137

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasf ... _doing_in/
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Russian soldiers don’t even know why they’re in Ukraine. Listen to this young POW talking to his mother. He was clueless that they were the aggressor.

https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasf ... _doing_in/

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Mar 01, 2022 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cinema Shooter Acquitted
Replies: 25
Views: 2463

Re: Cinema Shooter Acquitted

The proper response from Oulson would have been to apologize and put the phone away not become aggressive. I do not think with the evidence presented that pulling a gun was warranted but the jury spoke within the law. Just because it’s technically legal doesn’t actually make it right. It was once l...

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