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by DL717
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

He is an incumbent who has a good economy. There will be no primary. Right now Trump is still riding Obama's Economic Expansion - just look at the Bikini Graph and expand it to this year. Trump "delivered" a Trillion & a Half Dollar Tax Cut and those at the lower end of the scale stil...

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by DL717
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 88
Views: 3200

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Wow. You have labeled this guy a sexual predator with zero evidence. That's disgusting. Just as easily as you swallow the whole 'god told me to buy this learjet' preachers... same goes the MO of the worst sexual 'Who Me?' predators. Easiest fooled - those who immediately buy into the nicely package...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 88
Views: 3200

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

More a case of being afraid of false accusations, or a lawsuit. In case you have missed it: That's the cover story.... I don't think this idiot trusts himself to be alone with a woman. Either that, or... ...and there is the truth. A skilled predator always cast a false foreshadow of what the truly ...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 152
Views: 17421

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

So this is basically a disgruntled and oblivious redneck that did not do his homework before going off buying airline tickets. A week before the wedding and he hasn't checked with the bride (or groom for that matter) when the actual ceremony takes place. Impressive. I don’t think he’s a redneck. Re...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 152
Views: 17421

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

What's the airlines logic for cancelling all legs if one leg is missed? Other than, because they can, and sell the seat twice? Passenger cheating in hub cities. Its generally cheaper to fly through a hub than it is to fly to a hub. Hub are there to connect people, not necessarily serve the local tr...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 dispatch reliablility?
Replies: 39
Views: 6007

Re: A220 dispatch reliablility?

https://www.wingsoverquebec.com/?p=7855
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Possible teething at DL being a new type, but reliability has been above 98% for some and above 99% for others:

https://www.wingsoverquebec.com/?p=7855

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disappearances in American National Parks
Replies: 28
Views: 2025

Re: Disappearances in American National Parks

DeltaWings wrote:
However, the fact of placing the body in the middle of a path to found is still very odd...

Also, sometimes bones are found in areas that are known not have have any large predators.


Random occurrence on the first, no such place in the wilderness for the second.

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 88
Views: 3200

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

The odds are so laughably small it is not a worry at all. . That's what they said about the Titanic. I'd still like to know what you'd do in response to false accusations. Just so we're clear, you're maligning an entire movement and an entire gender on the off chance something so rare might happen ...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 1127

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

And the occupant of the White House and his son-in-law want to DECREASE the interest rates. Someone knows the economy is slowing but don't want it slowing now for some reason. hmmmmmm....... You mean the President? I hope it is slowing. The economy needs a breather. Better a soft landing through re...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 134
Views: 8002

Re: Antifa Violence

Honestly, the only ones trying to make “Antifa” a thing are far-right nut jobs. ANTIFA is doing a fine job of it on their own on a rather routine basis. "Antifa" didn't become a word or a hate group until a RIGHT WING REPUBLICAN mowed down counter protesters (those protesting AGAINST NAZI...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 18
Views: 1127

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

Here is why Trump gets credit for the stock market. The left long ago decided that he would take sole credit for a decline in the stock market. How soon we forget that Paul Krugman told us that Trump’s election would result in a global recession with no end in sight. (Here: https://www.nytimes.com/...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 134
Views: 8002

Re: Antifa Violence

johnboy wrote:
Honestly, the only ones trying to make “Antifa” a thing are far-right nut jobs.


ANTIFA is doing a fine job of it on their own on a rather routine basis.

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by DL717
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

The #1 platform is getting the vile piece of repugnant filth out of the White House next year. Tell me, how is telling 4 non-white women to ' go back to the country you came from ' not racist? Pray tell, which country do you suggest they go back to, considering 3/4 were born in the US. He never sai...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1305, ATL-MCO, 1/11/2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: DL1305, ATL-MCO, 1/11/2009

Upon doing some research through https://www.transtats.bts.gov/ONTIME/Departures.aspx I have uncovered information about a flight I took back in 2009, when I was only 11. It was Delta Flight 1305, from Atlanta to Orlando, operated by a Boeing 767-400, tail number N833MH. I specifically remember the...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 58
Views: 13865

Re: JetBlue In Talks for A321XLR

http://mediaroom.jetblue.com/investor-r ... -162857598


I’m curious to see the config. I think it would be wild if they put a mint type product in an A220. Maybe 6 or 10 seats.
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jetbluefan1 wrote:


I’m curious to see the config. I think it would be wild if they put a mint type product in an A220. Maybe 6 or 10 seats.

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8079

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

You gotta laugh though. Wasn’t American where the well dressed businessman took a dump in a first class service cart?

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 165
Views: 30654

Re: AF to order A220

The operate out of one of the largest and popular cities in the world so given their model, their largest aircraft being an a359 is ridiculous. You don't seem to understand the nature of the question. I'm well aware of what and how AF operates, just as I'm also aware that neither you, nor any other...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

I do not belong to a political party and have voted for as many Democrats as Republicans and Trump was a Democrat not too long ago. The fact that you tolerate Omar's anti semitism and her respect for Al Queada and Pressley's actual racist statement ("no more black faces that don't want to be a...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 89
Views: 2638

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

einsteinboricua wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
He is an incumbent who has a good economy. There will be no primary.

If that is the case, why didn't Americans vote to elect a Democrat in 2016? After all, Obama was also an incumbent who had a good economy. It only made sense that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".


One name: Hillary

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 734
Views: 68851

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

Could have saved a fortune with all of them being STOVL as a single program, but those damn sailors want their tail hooks. That was never an option - the capabilities of a STOVL-only F-35 would be rather unimpressive (as an entire program). When people cite performance statistics, load-out, range, ...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

What he really meant to say is....”AMS is capacity limited, no one will let us build another airport, so please stop flying on all these low cost carriers”.

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TN gov declares day honoring Confederate general and early KKK leader
Replies: 20
Views: 1295

Re: TN gov declares day honoring Confederate general and early KKK leader

Why are we honoring the KKK while we can't even put Harriet Tubman on our money even though she was supposed to be on it. The founding fathers would be very disappointed in us. I thought there was an effort several years ago to put Tubman on a bill? What happened to that? Trump cancelled it Eh. Nop...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CBS News plans to be unbiased (really!)
Replies: 14
Views: 998

Re: CBS News plans to be unbiased (really!)

I want the old CNN Headline News back, with someone with the gravitas of a Bernard Shaw at the anchor desk, giving it to us straight without any editorializing or spin. Just. The. News. Remember when MSNBC was legit too? Yeah, those days are long gone. Anyone that has the time and attention span to...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone else having trouble signing in on Hotmail?
Replies: 8
Views: 660

Re: Anyone else having trouble signing in on Hotmail?

Hotmail? I thought it was dead?

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by DL717
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things to do in Tasmania
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Things to do in Tasmania

It’s been a decade and a half, but there was a fish market/restaurant on the pier. Strahan has an enjoyable train ride. We only had three days and wish we’d taken more, but had a jam packed three weeks down there. We drove though the core from Hobart, saw a ton of small towns which was nice.

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by DL717
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 12967

Re: Boeing and WN sued over 737 MAX safety issues

I love the whole collusive history angle. :roll:

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by DL717
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2019 Tour de France
Replies: 21
Views: 1558

Re: 2019 Tour de France

As a cyclist I just haven’t recovered from the doping mess enough to have any interest other than popping off a 50-mile ride on a weekend with some friends. The pro peloton remains one big question mark for me. Figure out a way to test for something, they just find another way around it. The speed f...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 734
Views: 68851

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

Oh for the love of God. The 22 is the 15 replacement and the 35 is the 16 replacement. The roll of the fighter jet has changed dramatically, so much so that you don’t need as many. Though I wish they would have made more 22’s. Both the 22 and 35 are budgetary nightmares. Colossal eff up in that area...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.
Replies: 45
Views: 15161

Re: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.

DocLightning wrote:
Why is the bearing glowing orange?


Short clip, could be the bearings are just having a meltdown.

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 78
Views: 4462

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

I always found it funny how Americans think they live in the "land of the free" but there are huge stretches of landscape they are not allowed to walk into or even see. I'm glad I live in a country where in theory I can freely move everywhere, even if it's private property, with very few ...

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 78
Views: 4462

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

T18 wrote:
So Flash mob at Area 51. Got it. Also are Flash Mobs still a thing in 2019?


Probably more like a rave.

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13486

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Oh brother. And yeah, concessions. That’s what became of the outdoor smoking areas on the concourses at LAX. Was kinda cool, even as a non-smoker, to be able to go outside after security.

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by DL717
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disappearances in American National Parks
Replies: 28
Views: 2025

Re: Disappearances in American National Parks

It’s called Darwin Award candidates. Stupid people wanting to experience something without having a freaking clue about what can happen in the wilderness. They see stupid movies like Wild, think they can do it, but don’t realize the person being portrayed in the film was lucky to be alive today and ...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

The mural doesn't appear to be a glorification, but on the contrary showing the honest truth, so I see no reason to cover it. Then the cost, that's totally crazy. We're not allowed to have history which tells the truth anymore, it has to be sanitised least someone be offended by it. Painting over i...

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by DL717
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

Trump and Jeffrey Epstein were the only two guests at a party with 28 women flown in for the ‘entertainment’: NYT report https://www.rawstory.com/2019/07/trump-and-jeffrey-epstein-were-the-only-two-guests-at-a-party-with-28-women-flown-in-for-the-entertainment-nyt-report/ 2 Pervs + 28 women, were t...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 814
Views: 115361

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Without reading through 8 million posts, how hard would it be for Boeing to convert the already built or nearly built MAXs to NGs should the MAX program be cancelled or severely postponed?... then market them to airlines with existing MAX orders at further discounts. If I’m not mistaken, they’d nee...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?
Replies: 52
Views: 9203

Re: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?

If they wanted a 767 with the domestic range, they could probably bring back the 787-3 with the smaller wingspan. It was a 788 with a different wing. That thing was a burner with its short field takeoff performance. It was something like 6,400’ with full load and I think 3500 mile range. Good enough...

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

I’ll take our tornados over this. At least you have a chance to get out of the way, even if it’s a small one. Localized vs. widespread damage.

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex
Replies: 93
Views: 4462

Re: Billionaire Jeff Epstein (finally) arrested for underage sex

With all his ties to the Middle East, there will be some sick shit coming out of this. Far above anything he did with minors. Anyone seen the movie Taken? While the movie was fiction, the sex trade is alive and well folks. This sick f*** is no doubt involved in it.

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

L410Turbolet wrote:
Not even a Russian communist is good enough for the loony left?


If it was Che, it would stay. You could bank on that. Hell, they’d probably spend $600k making it look all pretty again.

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by DL717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Which Plane Would You Buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 1639

Re: Which Plane Would You Buy?

Our local airport only has a 4,000’ Runway with a width of 100’, so something small. Maybe a PC12 or a Cessna Denali when they come out. Then again, a nice new Cirrus would do the trick. The best piston I ever flew was a Trinidad. Socata made a really nice family of aircraft years ago. Nice big door...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

The LA Times has clearly taken a position on this. From the LA Times: “Most of the $600,000 earmarked for the project will go toward a required environmental review and to cover expected legal challenges.” From the New York Times: “Painting [over the mural] would first require an environmental impa...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2482

California has officially lost it...Muralgate

So... lemmie get this right...There is a historic mural on a wall at George Washington High School in San Francisco. They’re going to spend $600k to cover up a mural? How about, I don’t know, maybe spend that $600k improving a real jacked up school in a poor community that actually needs paint on it...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gas vs. Charcoal
Replies: 39
Views: 1801

Re: Gas vs. Charcoal

too much fluid. One word: chimney . May favorite is to crank the thing up, sear the beef for a couple of minutes per side, then toss it in an oven for 10-20 depending on how rare you want it. Cover it with foil and let is rest a bit. Tasty. I've done it in reverse. In the oven for 30-40 minutes at ...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

Now beIng called 7.1. Hope all anetters in the impacted area are safe. Marc Bigger than the ones back in the 90’s that made a mess in SF and LA. Good thing it’s in a low population area. My sister said they got rocked. People at the restaurant hit the floor. She’s never been in one, so she’s a hot ...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gas vs. Charcoal
Replies: 39
Views: 1801

Re: Gas vs. Charcoal

Ok, folks. This burning question needs to be answered, and I can't think of a better place to get more answers, and non-answers, than here. When grilling, do you prefer gas (propane or natural) or charcoal? Certainly, gas is more convenient. Quick and easy to control the temperature. Some say that ...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Oh goodie. Let me go dust off that uniform I wore for 23 years while I get lectured about Patriotism. :roll:

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California rocked again...
Replies: 35
Views: 1846

Re: California rocked again...

Now beIng called 7.1. Hope all anetters in the impacted area are safe. Marc Bigger than the ones back in the 90’s that made a mess in SF and LA. Good thing it’s in a low population area. My sister said they got rocked. People at the restaurant hit the floor. She’s never been in one, so she’s a hot ...

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by DL717
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7778

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Patrotism Explained...since some did not like my prior explanation. Patriotism is like your child. True Parents love their child above all else. True Patriots love their country above all else. True Parents correct their child's behavior and conduct when it goes awry against social norms. True Patr...

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