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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 87
Views: 3010

Re: FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!

Yay football!! Let's watch a game that lasts a little over three hours long and has eleven minutes of actual playing time. And to top it off, a majority of the players on the field will eventually suffer from CTE and die from the affects of it. Great sport!!

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by AirplaneFixer
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8968

Re: The Texas Special

Super80Fan wrote:
This country as a whole is messed up, not sure what Texas has to do with it.


Well let’s see, hmm. Maybe because at least 27 people have been killed in Texas within the last 4 as the reault of two mass shootings. This in the land of god, guns and the republican party (not necessarily in that order)

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by AirplaneFixer
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8968

Re: The Texas Special

extender wrote:
The usual slag fest,


As it should be, tell the class how you would end gun violence please.

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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3676

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

Eh, can pretty much close up this thread. All bases have been covered.

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by AirplaneFixer
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chipolte going downhill fast
Replies: 35
Views: 2445

Re: Chipolte going downhill fast

If you don't care about eating pesticide or antibiotic free food, there is no reason to eat at Chipotle unless it's convenient, you can get better Mexican for less somewhere else, especially during lunch. Most authentic full service Mexican restaurants have lunch specials that are less expensive th...

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by AirplaneFixer
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6112

Re: America the Mediocre

I know the entire militia enjoys killing people while reaping the benefits from our tax dollars but it's 2019, we have to change. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/national/police-shootings-2019/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/national/police-shootings-2018/ https://www.odm...

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by AirplaneFixer
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment
Replies: 29
Views: 1397

Re: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment

If anything does happen the Democrats should do exactly what the Republicans did with Merrick Garland and stall until after the election is over. You mean like they tried with Kavenough? The only thing Democrat’s have to rely on is false sexual assault claims, it’s their go to argument after all. I...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL
Replies: 65
Views: 10146

Re: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL

Honestly, Atlanta should probably spend the money on building another gate complex somewhere else on the property, perhaps at the north end of the field where Signature is currently located. Build a 55 gate facility there and move Southwest, United, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier, Alaska,and A...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: trump annoyed with fox news poll results
Replies: 38
Views: 1586

Re: trump annoyed with fox news poll results

If I lied as much as he does regarding my job, I would have been fired like 2 weeks in. Not to mention all of the other stuff he says. Seriously, just go say the same things and see what HR does with you. Yet, he's the president. Sad state of affairs we are in... And yet there are members here who ...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 161
Views: 11885

Re: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York

Took his own life my ass. He's got names and god knows what else on so many powerful people. I wonder who arranged his death. He was a billionaire, regardless of the verdict he would have gotten a slap on the wrist and 2 years tops at club fed. Only if he gave up everybody. He was going away for th...

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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri
Replies: 80
Views: 3560

Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

https://www.foxnews.com/us/armed-man-arrested-at-missouri-walmart-police-say Except this time, there was a "good guy with a gun" to stop it. that "good guy" was a TRAINED officer. Stop what? Dude was pushing a shopping cart with his weapon in the basket. Tell ya what sparky, com...

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by AirplaneFixer
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy
Replies: 52
Views: 2655

Re: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy

VTKillarney wrote:
This isn’t a fringe convention. Far from it. It’s the DAS. They almost got Bernie elected.


I agree wholeheartedly! Welcome back, time fly's by so fast it doesn't seem like you've been gone a day! I Like Bernie and his stance on issues.

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by AirplaneFixer
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons
Replies: 89
Views: 3109

Re: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons

If you suffer from any mental illness including PTSD which is major one. You should not be allowed to own ANY firearm until you are deemed "stable" by a panel of Psychiatrists. If you were involved in any of the conflicts overseas since 9/11 it should be mandatory that you are deemed &quo...

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by AirplaneFixer
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons
Replies: 89
Views: 3109

Re: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons

If you suffer from any mental illness including PTSD which is major one. You should not be allowed to own ANY firearm until you are deemed "stable" by a panel of Psychiatrists. If you were involved in any of the conflicts overseas since 9/11 it should be mandatory that you are deemed "...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 10388

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

If it’s true that this leftist terrorist was an acolyte of AOC, Warren and Antifa, 1) Warren and AOC should step down. 2) Antifa should be declared a domestic terrorist organization. Only then can we truly start healing. Must be rough being triggered by women so often. Hope you don't have any guns!...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 10388

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

The only thing Republicans care less about than mass shootings is everyday shooting and suicides, and *especially* inner city crime. They don't even bother trotting out prayers for that. Saying it doesn’t make it true. https://www.upi.com/News_Photos/view/upi/4d92ae477d12ab5c54abc689f26b434d/Presid...

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by AirplaneFixer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 10388

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

The survivors of the Bowling Green Massacre send their deepest regards to the survivors in Toledo.

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by AirplaneFixer
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 9704

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

I’m not admitting that. I’m asking you to flesh out your position. Are you in favor of gun confiscation? As a moderate, I believe that we need better mental health treatment and better enforcement of existing gun laws. Do you agree with me or are you looking to confiscate guns? If you are, just com...

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by AirplaneFixer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 9704

Another mass shooting in El Paso

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/el-pas ... index.html

That’s just great! Way to go ‘MuricA!! Take your f’n guns and shove them so far up that you can taste the barrel. can’t wait for the usual mouth breathers 2nd amendment dribble. Let’s hear it, c’mon!
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https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/el-pas ... index.html

That’s just great! Way to go ‘MuricA!! Take your f’n guns and shove them so far up that you can taste the barrel. can’t wait for the usual mouth breathers 2nd amendment dribble. Let’s hear it, c’mon!

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by AirplaneFixer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Raiders, Allegiant Agree On Naming Rights Deal For Las Vegas Stadium
Replies: 14
Views: 1575

Re: Report: G4, Raiders could striking Las Vegas stadium naming rights deal

aemoreira1981 wrote:
AirplaneFixer wrote:
Still trying to decipher the thread title.


The likely name of the future Raiders stadium, where they’ll move in 2020, is Allegiant Stadium. G4 is their IATA code, not to be confused with the defunct channel formerly TechTV.


But who is striking? The Raiders or Las Vegas, Stadium? I need answers!

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by AirplaneFixer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights diverted to Dulles IAD yesterday
Replies: 16
Views: 2717

Re: Flights diverted to Dulles IAD yesterday

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
I know that all too well, as an airline pilot, AF pilot and strictly managed corporate pilot.
GF


Wow, that is incredibly impressive!!!

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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast
Replies: 22
Views: 1333

Re: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast

I’m not sure what your point is. Are you trying to convince me that gamblers are NOT superstitious? I’d be more to call it rituals, which I’m sure you would be keen to misidentify as superstition. Let me put it in a way you could understand. Say you have a poster here who posts strictly in one area...

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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast
Replies: 22
Views: 1333

Re: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast

Gamblers are very superstitious. There is no way that a Titanic casino would ever be built. Think so there buddy? All the times i've been in LAS (That's airplane speak for Las Vegas, don't ever see you in the civil aviation area, weird huh) All I have seen are elderly people with a dart in one hand...

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by AirplaneFixer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast
Replies: 22
Views: 1333

Re: Possibility of Titanic Replica in Belfast

Gamblers are very superstitious. There is no way that a Titanic casino would ever be built. Think so there buddy? All the times i've been in LAS (That's airplane speak for Las Vegas, don't ever see you in the civil aviation area, weird huh) All I have seen are elderly people with a dart in one hand...

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by AirplaneFixer
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A full day later and no posts after Gilroy Festival shooting?
Replies: 54
Views: 2188

Re: A full day later and no posts after Gilroy Festival shooting?

The book is an anarchist book. The shooter posted a portion of the book that had nothing to do with the right or left wing politics. The portion he referred to had to do with the urbanization. Specifically, it criticized urbanization which is often a left-wing environmentalist rallying cry. It may ...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit
Replies: 35
Views: 2091

Re: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit

He's fine with blacks who "know their place" and won't try to upset the status quo, where blacks are faring worse than whites in the country, are treated worse by police, judges and juries, etc. I’m no Rush fan, but I feel the need to point out that Rush cares about ideology, not skin col...

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by AirplaneFixer
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit
Replies: 35
Views: 2091

Re: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit

KFTG wrote:
afcjets wrote:
Do you mean like NY, CA, IL?

Out of curiosity, do your arms drag on the pavement when you walk?


I'm thinking just the knuckles.

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by AirplaneFixer
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 207
Views: 11423

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

As opposed to right wingers who believe and demand that all women are liars and opportunists who just want a quick buck and 15 minutes of fame. I’ve yet to meet a right winger who thinks this way. Can you quote a single one who does? The right wingers I know believe that, in regard to sexual assaul...

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by AirplaneFixer
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 63
Views: 4436

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 AirplaneFixer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Power Outage
Replies: 22
Views: 1530

Re: NYC Power Outage

    johns624 wrote:
    AirplaneFixer wrote:
    Sorry, have absolutely no idea what river that is.
    Ever heard of the Mississippi River? And once again, the arch doesn't go over it. You're not showing your superiority, merely your ignorance.


    That's great! Again, don't care.

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:40 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
    Replies: 159
    Views: 8117

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

    It was one slip of the tongue in an hour long speech that many are hailing as one of his best ever. Instead of hyper-focusing on semantics, many here and in the media would do themselves good to focus on the incredibly uplifting, powerful, and unifying message this speech actually brought. This was...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:37 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?
    Replies: 12
    Views: 3974

    Re: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?

    Is it me or has Delta’s performance been getting worse recently? Just flew to Europe and flight was delayed both times. Domestic flight same day was also delayed. Delta is well known for their not cancelling flights, have to keep that record up! My concern is their IT structure, apparently they had...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:14 pm
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: Crew Control/Operations
    Replies: 13
    Views: 2283

    Re: Crew Control/Operations

    Crew scheduling is a difficult position to get in if you’re not already with that particular airline to begin with. Even that competition is intense for spots. It may not be what you’re looking at long term but consider hiring in as a ramp agent or ticket agent. Once you’re in the door you have acc...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:47 pm
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: Crew Control/Operations
    Replies: 13
    Views: 2283

    Re: Crew Control/Operations

    Crew scheduling is a difficult position to get in if you’re not already with that particular airline to begin with. Even that competition is intense for spots. It may not be what you’re looking at long term but consider hiring in as a ramp agent or ticket agent. Once you’re in the door you have acce...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:44 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
    Replies: 100
    Views: 13334

    Re: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG

    Rough day for the flight attendant and passengers. Why do some people have to become animals when they fly. Is it drugs and alcohol? More like the abundance of unbundled fares. What did people expect when aviation became yet another form of mass transport. Those times when I have been fortunate eno...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:16 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta luggage abuse
    Replies: 107
    Views: 11700

    Re: Delta luggage abuse

    Now that everyone has a video camera in their pocket and posts to the internet live forever you’d think people in the customer service industry would be more concerned with how they treat their customers and their customers’ possessions. I think the ramp people, for the most part, try to treat cust...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:13 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta luggage abuse
    Replies: 107
    Views: 11700

    Re: Delta luggage abuse

    When you gate check a bag it doesn’t go into a bag cart, its carried or slid down the jetway and carried to the belt loader or baggage bin. This is true for every station. However when that bag gets to a hub it is then removed from the bin and either transferred to another plane or taken to baggage...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:30 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta luggage abuse
    Replies: 107
    Views: 11700

    Re: Delta luggage abuse

    From the looks of it the bag fell out of the bag cart and was dragged for a bit. Unfortunately it does happen with the amount of bags that Delta transfers daily. I have been asked to gate check a bag on more than one occasion. Simple answer, if you have valuables in your checked bag and are required...

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    by AirplaneFixer
    Thu May 02, 2019 3:46 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
    Replies: 105
    Views: 32832

    Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

    I've spoken with numerous Captains and First Officers. Pretty much all of them love the "eyeliner" look. They stated that it greatly reduced glare.

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