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by LabQuest
Wed Nov 17, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1879

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

I can like/love someone who differs from me politically. Its not a hill to die on IMO.

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by LabQuest
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movie Adaptation of Books
Replies: 26
Views: 828

Re: Movie Adaptation of Books

I thought "Into the Wild" was a great movie adaption of the book.

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by LabQuest
Sun Oct 03, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite junk food
Replies: 53
Views: 2300

Re: Your favorite junk food

Any sort of sour candy. I'll go through a whole bag.

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by LabQuest
Sat Oct 02, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux
Replies: 38
Views: 1947

Re: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux

These are simply irrational actions we would not expect from reasonable adults who have been in well-paid occupations requiring high professionalism. Oh you sweet summer child. I've seen Doctors, pilots, lawyers, etc act a fool. One Delta pilot I drove to the airport had an info wars sticker on his...

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by LabQuest
Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux
Replies: 38
Views: 1947

Re: America - Not A 'Serious' Nation, Part Deux

These are simply irrational actions we would not expect from reasonable adults who have been in well-paid occupations requiring high professionalism. Oh you sweet summer child. I've seen Doctors, pilots, lawyers, etc act a fool. One Delta pilot I drove to the airport had an info wars sticker on his...

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by LabQuest
Tue Sep 28, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 44
Views: 2400

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

Am I the only one who's never had "bad gas" in the thousands of times they've filled up? I've never even heard of bad gasoline in the developed world.

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by LabQuest
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Member of Congress Admits to Being Wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Breaking: Member of Congress Admits to Being Wrong

NIKV69 wrote:
LabQuest wrote:
Obama did the same thing.

Big deal.


But didn't he "evolve"


You're right. He made a political pivot.

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by LabQuest
Mon Sep 27, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Member of Congress Admits to Being Wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Breaking: Member of Congress Admits to Being Wrong

Obama did the same thing.

Big deal.

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by LabQuest
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 160
Views: 9476

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

He's hanging from a tree somewhere.

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by LabQuest
Tue Sep 21, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 160
Views: 9476

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

This is why we have the electric chair.

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by LabQuest
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 1021

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

No sympathy from me - I just hope that the police don't load up with rudder bullets. J6 was an attempt to take over the government - just like the dictatorships that Trump loves so much nd they need to be well controlled and rapidly arrested if they cause trouble. BTW - any guesses on when Trump wi...

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by LabQuest
Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norm MacDonald, Dead at 61
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Re: Norm MacDonald, Dead at 61

One of the greatest comedians of all time. This one hurts.

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by LabQuest
Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Setting For A Window Air Conditioner Is Actually Medium Cool / Medium Fan Speed
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: The Best Setting For A Window Air Conditioner Is Actually Medium Cool / Medium Fan Speed

I have central air and keep it about 73 during the day and 67 at night.

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by LabQuest
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nepotism - Good or Bad?
Replies: 23
Views: 1252

Re: Nepotism - Good or Bad?

Its good when it happens to me and bad when it happens to others.

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by LabQuest
Mon Aug 30, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 5050

Re: Universal Healthcare

With Democrats controlling the house, senate and White House will they push for universal healthcare before the 2022 midterms? We need universal healthcare in the U.S. I think Democrats will still control all three branches after the midterms due to the rhetoric and policies on the right. Will univ...

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by LabQuest
Fri Aug 13, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium
Replies: 15
Views: 1557

Re: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium

All of his shenanigans are just to sell more pillows and sheets. The media and public is falling for a typical snake oil salesman by giving him attention. The media is barely covering it as the lunatic sideshow it is. The MAGA asylum, however, is eating it and everything like it up. He's been inter...

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by LabQuest
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium
Replies: 15
Views: 1557

Re: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium

All of his shenanigans are just to sell more pillows and sheets. The media and public is falling for a typical snake oil salesman by giving him attention.

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by LabQuest
Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Broaden scope of "Trolling"
Replies: 2
Views: 1084

Re: Broaden scope of "Trolling"

Ban people for giving you anxiety about something? Pretty silly if you ask me.

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by LabQuest
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4604

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

I don't know a single person around me that believes in this. I don't buy this at all.

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by LabQuest
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL1730 LAX-ATL diverted to OKC due to passenger trying to open exit door
Replies: 39
Views: 4886

Re: DL1730 LAX-ATL diverted to OKC due to passenger trying to open exit door

More mentally unstable air crew. Nice. Really? I wasn't aware of an epidemic of unstable air crews throughout the aviation world. There must be hundreds of them then. There's gotta be a database of all of them. Do you per chance have a link to this massive database? I'm just parroting the fact peop...

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by LabQuest
Tue May 25, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 12524

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

This is good for minorities and those with low income to be able to practice their constitutional right without the current financial and paperwork loopholes they often can't afford or complete.

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by LabQuest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 149
Views: 12153

Re: School Shooting in Knoxville, Tennessee

The law doesn't take effect until July 1. Even so, this student would be in violation of the law if it were in effect.

This has nothing to do with that law.

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by LabQuest
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Capitol incident
Replies: 19
Views: 1697

Re: US Capitol incident

The driver apparently had mental health problems, made worse by use of drugs. Why he decided to go to the Capitol may be just some desperate act to get attention for his problems. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/family-and-friends-concerned-noah-green-was-unraveling-before-capitol-attack/ar-BB1ff...

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by LabQuest
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Capitol incident
Replies: 19
Views: 1697

Re: US Capitol incident

bennett123 wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
Not believed be terrorism related.


Then what the heck was it?


Just a good old boy who didn't mean any harm?.


Boy this didn't age well.

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by LabQuest
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4770

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

Norway doesn’t have a minimum wage. Nobody here would work for the US minimum wage. Exporting all those fossil fuels does wonders for an economy. As does using income to establish a sovereign wealth fund for the good of the nation if you're going to enter into that discussion. Australia does have a...

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by LabQuest
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4770

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

Not sure how removal of the minimum wage will help. Pretty simple—a minimum wage guarantees low productive people don’t get jobs; jobs that train work ethic, skills and socialization. Norway doesn’t have a minimum wage. Nobody here would work for the US minimum wage. Exporting all those fossil fuel...

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by LabQuest
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 31953

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

So what did Beto say? So we can't ban WMDs because one person loves them? Yeah, okay..... What is wrong with treating guns like cars and registering and insuring them? Making sure the owner is capable of owning guns like cars? That way, people can still own guns and be held responsible when their g...

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by LabQuest
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mask Mandate in Wyoming Lifted
Replies: 52
Views: 3126

Re: Mask Mandate in Wyoming Lifted

Biden will not do anything. Wyoming is deciding, as did Texas and Mississippi, to put their citizens at risk. People can still wear masks and avoid crowds if they feel they should. Just because businesses are open does not mean everyone should or wants to go. You left out Alaska, Arizona, Florida, ...

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by LabQuest
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gov Cuomo fall from grace
Replies: 125
Views: 7013

Re: Gov Cuomo fall from grace

I am seeing this problem on the West Coast. Damned if they do, damned if they don't. If they follow the advice of medical experts, righties make stuff up about how they are so oppressed and everything needs to open because (insert failed reason here) but when things do open and people get sick and ...

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by LabQuest
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 20 years from now
Replies: 63
Views: 4906

Re: COVID-19 20 years from now

While I was on it I made more on unemployment than I did working.

Crazy.

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by LabQuest
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting in Illinois at a Bowling Alley
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Re: Shooting in Illinois at a Bowling Alley

Perhaps this is slightly OT but... Why are the bowling Alleys open if restaurants and bars are not allowed? Or are we are under rules for Fitness centers here? I guess my thought it while its sad that these poor folks lives were needlessly and violently ended, why were they even there to begin with...

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by LabQuest
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Explosion in Nashville
Replies: 71
Views: 4522

Re: Explosion in Nashville

johns624 wrote:
LabQuest wrote:
News reports there's ammunition cooking off and the police have pulled back.
Do you have a link for that? I haven't found that anywhere yet.


Its from the live thread on the r/nashville subreddit. Take it all with a grain of salt.

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by LabQuest
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Explosion in Nashville
Replies: 71
Views: 4522

Re: Explosion in Nashville

News reports there's ammunition cooking off and the police have pulled back.

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by LabQuest
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Explosion in Nashville
Replies: 71
Views: 4522

Re: Explosion in Nashville

Those RV's commonly use propane heaters. I wonder if one malfunctioned and leaked gas until it exploded?

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by LabQuest
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office
Replies: 32
Views: 1624

Re: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office

It'll never happen. He might mandate it with regards to anything federal related but as far as a mandatory mask mandate, no way would it be effective or most likely legal. A mandate ordering citizens to wear a mask or quarantine during a pandemic is illegal? Doubtful. Just watch. The sates, which h...

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by LabQuest
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?
Replies: 25
Views: 2055

Re: How to defeat my bourgeois attitude?

How often do you use the dining table for dinners? How often would you use it to play with your son?

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by LabQuest
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office
Replies: 32
Views: 1624

Re: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office

It'll never happen. He might mandate it with regards to anything federal related but as far as a mandatory mask mandate, no way would it be effective or most likely legal.

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by LabQuest
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snowstorm in the Northeast
Replies: 11
Views: 808

Re: Snowstorm in the Northeast

ArchGuy1 wrote:
jetwet1 wrote:
Ignoring the rude people, it looks like it went as predicted, heavy snow and ice, sadly a few deaths.

Will this storm lead to a COVID-19 superspreader event?


I think the best thing to get people to stay home is 19" of snow and blowing winds and ice.

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by LabQuest
Sun Dec 13, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 2560
Views: 181743

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

How many extended deadlines does this make now?

I don't think its ever going to actually happen.

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by LabQuest
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTC sues Facebook for monopolization
Replies: 38
Views: 1747

Re: FTC sues Facebook for monopolization

Good. Screw Facebook.

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by LabQuest
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Position (Guns)
Replies: 279
Views: 16291

Re: Political Position (Guns)

Concealed carry holding democrat voter here. We don't need new laws we need to enforce the ones we have. I feel like a lot of people here who constantly talk about "Gun nuts" have never actually spent a Saturday at a range. They're the most laid back, safe, professional shooters I know. Th...

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by LabQuest
Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions on how to become a pilot and training
Replies: 128
Views: 3406

Re: Pilot and business

I know a pilot who does home renovations on the side.

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by LabQuest
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terror attack in Vienna
Replies: 25
Views: 1612

Re: Terror attack in Vienna

What did the West do to Muslims to cause such anger? I've been STRUGGLING to understand this since 9/11. You’re asking the wrong question. Your question is laying blame on the victims. You’re question is analogous to asking what a woman was doing wrong that got her raped. The question that needs to...

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by LabQuest
Sat Oct 31, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 28381

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

President Macron said in his speech that applying the rules to some people and not others according to age/illnesses would probably be unconstitutional, and would at least need some political debate first, which there is no time to do right now. Another issue is that many elderly people are cared f...

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by LabQuest
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Halloween 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 963

Re: Halloween 2020

TWA772LR wrote:

What are y'all a plans for Halloween?


Getting drunk and cowering in my completely dark house hoping nobody rings the doorbell.

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by LabQuest
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Teacher Murdered in Paris Over Cartoon
Replies: 180
Views: 4614

Re: Another Terror Attack in France (Beheading)

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
LabQuest wrote:
France needs to bring back the guillotine.


Irony much?


An eye for an eye as they say.

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by LabQuest
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Teacher Murdered in Paris Over Cartoon
Replies: 180
Views: 4614

Re: Another Terror Attack in France (Beheading)

France needs to bring back the guillotine.

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by LabQuest
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 28381

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

There's not going to be another shutdown. That didn't age well. Signed - Most of Europe Funny how most polititians even just a couple of weeks ago here in Germany were touting the very same line over and over. But it was evident with people behaving as dumb as they did that it could very easily hap...

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by LabQuest
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you voted in the US Election yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 2824

Re: Have you voted in the US Election yet?

I voted in person on Friday. It took about 30 minutes. I filled out a paper form stating I voted and the machine to vote was electronic.

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