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by heedera380
Fri Mar 28, 2003 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheesiest TV Show
Replies: 36
Views: 1706

RE: Cheesiest TV Show

<i>Saved By The Bell</i>. End of conversation.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> P.S. Is there something magnetic regarding cheesiest shows? I mean, I have probably seen every episode of <i>Full House</i>, <i>Saved By The Bell</i>, and a good many episodes of <i>Boy Meets Wo...

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by heedera380
Fri Mar 21, 2003 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ncaa Men's Final Four: Make Your Choices Here
Replies: 4
Views: 1682

RE: Ncaa Men's Final Four: Make Your Choices Here

I was just about to say something like "Uhhh... where-the-heck are all the NCAA Tournament threads?" but I didn't have to. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> My bracket has already been messed up; I had BYU and Creighton in the Sweet 16. But anyway, my Final 4 is Marqu...

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by heedera380
Tue Mar 11, 2003 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Bush Laid It Out Tonight
Replies: 87
Views: 2585

RE: President Bush Laid It Out Tonight

Two things: #1. <i>They haven't actually won a war since medieval times, as far as I can recall. Algeria: France lost Indochina: France lost WWII: They surrendered, and a few lived with the Brits for 5 years until they were allowed to strut into Paris. WWI: A tie. Germany was actually ahead when the...

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by heedera380
Sun Mar 09, 2003 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lord, Forgive Me, For I Have Punned Again.
Replies: 3
Views: 1930

RE: Lord, Forgive Me, For I Have Punned Again.

 Laugh out loud Some of those are worth remembering.  Big thumbs up

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by heedera380
Tue Feb 25, 2003 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters
Replies: 13
Views: 1898

RE: Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters

Here's a link for the specifics of the Big Bear quake. The reason why it was felt as far away as San Diego probably has a lot to do with the fact that it was a pretty "shallow" quake (2.9 km). Back a year or two ago when Seattle had the big 7+ pointer, it did minimal damage because its focus was exc...

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by heedera380
Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)
Replies: 64
Views: 2297

RE: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)

<i>"How about this leaf-let, Famous Jewish Athletes?" </i> Yeah, and I guess the volume on Sandy Koufax would be really small.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> -- Shawn Green is making a name for himself ... Also, there were a good many Jewish athletes at the 2000 Summ...

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by heedera380
Tue Feb 18, 2003 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!
Replies: 41
Views: 2946

RE: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!

Here's a link to a story on MSNBC: <a href="http://www.msnbc.com/news/873642.asp?0cv=CA01" target=_blank>http://www.msnbc.com/news/873642.asp?0cv=CA01</a> Under the part where it says <b>Looks like an avalanche</b> it mentions Keysers Ridge, Md., which is about 3 miles from my family; I think they m...

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by heedera380
Tue Feb 18, 2003 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phony "I Am From Africa Help Move Funds" Email
Replies: 10
Views: 2481

RE: Phony "I Am From Africa Help Move Funds" Email

I must have received about 5 of these letters in the last two weeks or so. It is always a little unnerving to know that these people somehow obtained my email address. I think that Boca Burger sold it to them, cause the letters have coincided with my signing up for the Boca Burger Recipes Newsletter...

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by heedera380
Tue Feb 18, 2003 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!
Replies: 41
Views: 2946

RE: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!

Just heard from my family in Western Maryland -- they got about 40"  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wow.gif" ALT="Wow!"> So, counting the 15" or so that was already there, they have about 55 inches of snow on the ground! Interstate 68 just opened a short while ago (was apparently closed since ...

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by heedera380
Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!
Replies: 41
Views: 2946

RE: The North East Is Getting Pounded By Snow!

Most of my family lives in Western Maryland, and as of about 2 hrs. ago, they had already received about 2 feet from this storm alone -- that is, if it can be accurately measured due to the wind and resulting drifts. They are expecting 30+ inches by Monday evening. This, combined with the 15" or so ...

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by heedera380
Wed Jan 01, 2003 6:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Oxymoron?
Replies: 32
Views: 1642

RE: Your Favorite Oxymoron?

In high school, we had to do something called mandatory volunteerism. Huh???  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by heedera380
Mon Dec 30, 2002 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NPS Employee Feeding Seagulls At DCA, Is It Legal?
Replies: 2
Views: 2720

RE: NPS Employee Feeding Seagulls At DCA, Is It Legal?

My guess would be, yes, it is illegal, since technically they are littering (ironic that a NPS worker who is assigned to garbage pick-up would be littering ...). About 7 or so years ago I used to go down to DCA to one of the short-term parking areas, strangely enough to watch planes <i>and</i> birds...

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by heedera380
Sun Dec 29, 2002 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dude Living At CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 2618

RE: The Dude Living At CDG

Any further info on this story? Thanks.  Smile

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by heedera380
Sat Dec 28, 2002 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dude Living At CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 2618

RE: The Dude Living At CDG

Has anyone found anything that's more recent than 1999? Thanks for the additional info.

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by heedera380
Sat Dec 28, 2002 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dude Living At CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 2618

The Dude Living At CDG

I was perusing the website "The Straight Dope," where a guy named Cecil Adams gives his best shot at answering whatever anyone asks him. Among the questions he has faced over the years is one dealing with a man named Merhan Nasseri, who apparently has been living at Charles de Gaulle since 1988. The...

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by heedera380
Tue Dec 10, 2002 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Environmental Science?
Replies: 2
Views: 969

RE: What Is Environmental Science?

Environmental Science, I would expect, should be about topics ranging from ecosystems and their makeup to environmental hazards, like pollution, etc. I've had similar classes (but never titled "Environmental Science) at the HS and college level and liked them very much. I would imagine that a lot of...

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by heedera380
Sat Nov 02, 2002 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Plane Best RepresentsWhat Airport
Replies: 65
Views: 4616

RE: What Plane Best RepresentsWhat Airport

PHX: (sorry these America West planes aren't 737s/A319s/A320s) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/211542/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/211542/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/4/5/211542.j...

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by heedera380
Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Beer?
Replies: 87
Views: 12840

RE: Favorite Beer?

I just came across an AWESOME beer this past weekend: Sonora Brewing Co. Burning Bird (pale ale). It's bottled in Phoenix. Possible they best beer I've tasted, it has hints of papaya/passion fruit in the aroma and in its slight, but yet very enjoyable, aftertaste. Very complex, a lot like Sierra Nev...

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by heedera380
Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Here Own An Exotic Pet?
Replies: 32
Views: 4356

RE: Anyone Here Own An Exotic Pet?

Whippets: Aren't they supposed to be the "fastest dogs in the world" or something? I think I remember reading that once in a book about dogs? Flying squirrels: That was in Reader's Digest, wasn't it? I saw the article to which you were referring, and it made me kind of wish that I had a flying squir...

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by heedera380
Fri Oct 04, 2002 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Beer?
Replies: 87
Views: 12840

RE: Favorite Beer?

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout Lawson Creek Honey Wheat Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (I think it's better as a draft, as opposed to bottled) Newcastle Brown (also better as a draft) Fosters Steinlager Amberbock Harp any sushi bar beer (Kirin, Tsing Tao, Ichiban, etc.) I'm usually willing to try any microbre...

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by heedera380
Sat Sep 07, 2002 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Life In The Peace Corps
Replies: 11
Views: 2948

RE: Life In The Peace Corps

Geez, on the language thing, if you're really, really interested in going to a specific country (like Georgia or Armenia, etc.) my guess would be that it would in fact help in your placement in that country if you are familiar with the language spoken by the majority. You may want to get some "real"...

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by heedera380
Sat Sep 07, 2002 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9/11: Unaccompanied Minors
Replies: 8
Views: 3755

RE: 9/11: Unaccompanied Minors

I've wondered about this scenario as well -- good choice for a topic. But since I don't have a story or know of one, I'll just join in asking for stories from others.  Smile

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by heedera380
Thu Sep 05, 2002 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA93 Conspiracy
Replies: 40
Views: 3327

RE: UA93 Conspiracy

JCS17 -- yes, the guy can say that he's from Pittsburgh. I believe that's what I meant when I said that "perhaps he was only generalizing." And I think I also said "No offense." I guess sometimes a person can never win ...

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by heedera380
Thu Sep 05, 2002 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA93 Conspiracy
Replies: 40
Views: 3327

RE: UA93 Conspiracy

Jcs17 -- if the guy said that he was from Pittsburgh AND that he lives only "about 5 miles" from where the plane went down, then he might have been exaggerating about the FBI too. I am very familiar with that area, and know that Pittsburgh is a lot more than 5 miles from Shanksville. (Anyone with a ...

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by heedera380
Thu Sep 05, 2002 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mcdonalds "new" Fries...will They Last?
Replies: 31
Views: 3515

RE: McDonalds "new" Fries...will They Last?

Wow, I'm impressed.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> However, I have to say that the title of this thread seems to implicate that McDonalds is actually announcing the introduction of a new item, that being french fries, and that is not what the linked artic...

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by heedera380
Wed Sep 04, 2002 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Learning Arabic
Replies: 16
Views: 1709

RE: Learning Arabic

I just want to offer some words of support for LufthansaUSA's "list" in his last post. That's basically the same thing I've been doing with my Russian pursuits. I too am a big fan of flashcards -- they're especially helpful when you're learning to write and recognize a new alphabet. I also remembere...

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by heedera380
Wed Sep 04, 2002 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Hotels For Spotting?
Replies: 25
Views: 2798

RE: Best Hotels For Spotting?

Well, you won't get close-up shots of planes on the ground but ... The Marriott Courtyard in Tempe, AZ is a great place if you want to see planes on final approach for, or just after takeoff from Sky Harbor. If you're interested only in getting good pictures, you can get some decent shots, depending...

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by heedera380
Tue Sep 03, 2002 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Learning Arabic
Replies: 16
Views: 1709

RE: Learning Arabic

<a href="http://www.simonsays.com/subs/index.cfm?areaid=128" target=_blank>http://www.simonsays.com/subs/index.cfm?areaid=128</a> Try this. I am learning Russian right now, using Pimsleur's Instant Conversation series. Their technique is better than any other that I've ever used; they are highly reg...

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by heedera380
Fri Aug 30, 2002 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY & DC No-fly Zones For Foreign Airlines On 9/11?
Replies: 32
Views: 4057

RE: NY & DC No-fly Zones For Foreign Airlines On 9/11?

FDXmech: Nice post.  Smile It's admirable, and refreshing, to see a user offer counter-arguments without resorting to personal attacks and/or flame bait. Hopefully this can serve as some kind of example to those kinds of users.

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by heedera380
Thu Aug 29, 2002 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Save A Starving MLB Player
Replies: 15
Views: 2001

RE: Help Save A Starving MLB Player

Come on ... whomever made this forgot that it should have begun with "Dear Friend."  Big thumbs up

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by heedera380
Thu Aug 29, 2002 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Useless-time Wasting Websites.
Replies: 12
Views: 2353

RE: Favourite Useless-time Wasting Websites.

http://www.rubberfaces.com

Hopefully this works this time. Big grin

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by heedera380
Tue Aug 27, 2002 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your IQ?
Replies: 43
Views: 3393

RE: What's Your IQ?

Srbmod says: "Just because you have a high IQ doesn't mean you're smart." I think it's a little bit different, when it comes to school -- more like, just because you get good grades doesn't mean you're smart, or have a high IQ. Or, conversely, just because you have a high IQ doesn't guarantee you'll...

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by heedera380
Tue Aug 27, 2002 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777's At Your Airport
Replies: 65
Views: 3179

RE: 777's At Your Airport

PHX gets a BA 777 daily. Some of you may think  <img src="/discussions/graphics/sleepy.gif" ALT="Sleepy"> or  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> but it's still exciting in its own right, especially after watching America West Airbus after Southwest 737 go by all da...

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by heedera380
Thu Aug 22, 2002 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could NWA Wind Up On Top?
Replies: 39
Views: 2676

RE: Could NWA Wind Up On Top?

Zeus -- have you ever flown WN? I was just wondering because of your remark that "WN would have to upgrade its poor excuse for service." Obviously, if an airline wants to attract the kind of pax who pay $7000 for a first class ticket, WN would have to put a little more effort into their seating arra...

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by heedera380
Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Since 9-11 I've Seen More..
Replies: 42
Views: 4024

RE: Since 9-11 I've Seen More..

... "and we WILL bring you to justice!" -- poster on door of supermarket, referring to those who enter without shirt or shoes ... "and he will be brought to justice!" -- quote from angry woman whose neighbor allegedly planted a tree on her property ... "these people will be brought to justice!" -- s...

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by heedera380
Sat Jul 06, 2002 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ? On FAA Regulations On Airborne Sep. Distance
Replies: 2
Views: 2255

? On FAA Regulations On Airborne Sep. Distance

Can anyone tell me what the FAA regulation is for the spacing of planes traveling in opposite directions? I think I have seen somewhere (on this forum?) that it is two (2) miles, but I was hoping that someone who knows a little more could enlighten me. Reason I ask is because yesterday, while on a S...

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by heedera380
Thu Jun 06, 2002 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Which Airlines You Flew?
Replies: 62
Views: 2919

RE: In Which Airlines You Flew?

Continental: 737-300 (?), 737-800, 737-900, MD-80, 757-200
America West: A319, A320
Hawaiian: DC-10, 717
Southwest: 737-300, 737-700

 Smile

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by heedera380
Mon Apr 29, 2002 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane On The Ground In PHL, W/FBI Around It
Replies: 22
Views: 5227

RE: Plane On The Ground In PHL, W/FBI Around It

In case anyone still wants more info (not that this has much more ...):


http://apnews.excite.com/article/20020429/D7J6C7GO0.html

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by heedera380
Sun Apr 28, 2002 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Celebrities You Love & Celebrities You Hate
Replies: 19
Views: 2312

RE: Like & Dislike, Addendum

Like: Drew Barrymore -- sweet enough that most of us have forgotten all about "Poison Ivy" The Simpsons -- 'nuff said  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Don't like: Eminem -- perfect example of anything wrong with the human race  <img src="/discussions/g...

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by heedera380
Sun Apr 28, 2002 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Blue Whales Extinct?
Replies: 10
Views: 1228

RE: Are Blue Whales Extinct?

They are, in fact, still around.  Smile

http://whales.magna.com.au/DISCOVER/BLUE/index.html

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by heedera380
Sun Apr 28, 2002 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Celebrities You Love & Celebrities You Hate
Replies: 19
Views: 2312

RE: Like & Dislike

Like: Anthony Hopkins – has this guy EVER been “bad” in a role? John Candy – miss his guaranteed belly-laughs  <img src="/discussions/graphics/crying.gif" ALT="Crying"> Denzel Washington -- if you don’t agree, watch “Malcolm X”  <img src="/discussi...

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by heedera380
Wed Apr 17, 2002 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baseball Autographs
Replies: 18
Views: 1311

RE: Baseball Autographs

I have:

Matt Ginter
Josh Paul
Brian West

All obtained during this year's Spring Training opening day D-Backs vs. Chi Sox game.

Jealous?  Wink/being sarcastic

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by heedera380
Wed Apr 17, 2002 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotmail Vs Yahoo
Replies: 18
Views: 1649

RE: Hotmail Vs Yahoo

I'm surprised that none of you have mentioned this annoying aspect of Hotmail: Messages that go astray. For going on two years now, I have had a problem with my messages never reaching several people, and their messages never reaching me, even if they're also Hotmail members. I know other people who...

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by heedera380
Wed Apr 17, 2002 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Area Gets Whacked
Replies: 51
Views: 2235

RE: IMissPiedmont

Hey, where have you been during the monsoons? There are always "good" storms then, especially the microbursts.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by heedera380
Tue Apr 16, 2002 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Korea Plane Crash!
Replies: 121
Views: 10316

RE: BAD Weather Maybe The Reason!

Sorry if this has been posted already, but this is The Weather Channel's top story:

http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/travel/020415xtravxplanecrashchina.html

-regards

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by heedera380
Tue Mar 12, 2002 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Simpsons Episode
Replies: 71
Views: 3626

RE: Favorite Simpsons Episode

Seb146 -- you forgot the part in that "Roadtrip" episode where the four of them go the "World's Fair" and find the replica Al Gore doll, that, when you pull the string in the back, Al Gore says, (in that totally monotonous Al Gore voice) "You are now hearing me talk."  <img src="/discussions/gr...

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by heedera380
Fri Mar 08, 2002 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Is Skyline Drive In The Usa?
Replies: 6
Views: 2441

RE: Where Is Skyline Drive In The Usa?

What BWI said -- but, isn't the Blue Ridge Parkway a seperate road from the Skyline Drive? I mean, aren't there two roads -- Blue Ridge Pkwy <i>and</i> Skyline Drive? or does Blue Ridge BECOME Skyline in the Shennandoah (sp?) National Park? (Sorry if I have just confused everyone.)  <img src="/...

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by heedera380
Fri Mar 08, 2002 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: March Madness!
Replies: 2
Views: 1388

RE: March Madness!

I was beginning to wonder when someone would post about March Madness!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> I won't be getting to any games, unfortunately ... but how about some predictions from you, Alpha 1, or anyone else. Obvious Final 4 choices could be Mar...

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by heedera380
Sat Mar 02, 2002 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where's Aviatsiya And Iwareboy?
Replies: 4
Views: 1249

RE: Where's Aviatsiya And Iwareboy?

Jiml1126 -- I've had a question similar to yours about another user, and just so you don't feel like you're being shunned, which I imagine you are, I wanted to tell you that I have no idea where these two users are. My guess is that they have deleted themselves, which seems to be the trend recently....

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by heedera380
Fri Mar 01, 2002 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "American Jihad"
Replies: 14
Views: 447

RE: "American Jihad"

To those of you who made statements, sacrastically, relating that "Islam is a religion of peace," did you miss the part in the article which stated how every one of these groups are RADICALS??? You know, they aren't "main stream." I'm not sure you would appreciate it if people would judge you and/or...

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