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by Wolverine
Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your First Job? Would You Recommend It Today?
Replies: 52
Views: 3650

RE: Your First Job? Would You Recommend It Today?

At the age of 15 I worked during school holidays for a company that produced small plastic parts for the car industry, if I remember correctly. Well, my job was, to sort out those little parts. Would I recommend it? No. It was boring, and the salary was, well, just enough to buy some Nike running sh...

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by Wolverine
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Car You've Ever Driven
Replies: 68
Views: 4455

RE: Best Car You've Ever Driven

Volvo V40, first version, 115HP engine, sports version. It looked good, was fast, and had a lot of room, I really loved that car!

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by Wolverine
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Car You've Ever Driven
Replies: 158
Views: 10821

RE: Worst Car You've Ever Driven

Uhm, I'd go for the Smart For two, the first version. We had it as a company car, and I hated that strange tiptronic shift it had, also it was noisy and over all it was damn ugly.

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by Wolverine
Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Thread:"I Remember My First..." Share Yours
Replies: 28
Views: 3290

RE: Friday Thread:"I Remember My First..." Share Yours

I still remember the first, and only, time, I smoked a joint. Was on a camping trip with my sister and a friend of her. Well, we were sitting in front of the tent, on a warm summer evening, with no immediate neighbors, so he brought that stuff and offered it to us. First I hesitated, because I was n...

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by Wolverine
Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Cat Named Lucky
Replies: 9
Views: 2338

RE: A Cat Named Lucky

Hope this little guy knows, how lucky he is  

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by Wolverine
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Royal Baby Expected
Replies: 68
Views: 3614

RE: Royal Baby Expected

I don't understand what this hype is all about. She's pregnant, so what? All the best for her and her kid! But just because she is married to a Royal makes this special? This is so overrated!

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by Wolverine
Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Emigrate? Where Would You Go?
Replies: 114
Views: 5337

RE: Would You Emigrate? Where Would You Go?

Been two years in Switzerland and was not really happy, there, for some reasons. I took part at the green card lottery for the US, but if I don't get one, I think, I will stay right here.

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by Wolverine
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Foods You Used To Hate But Now Like/love
Replies: 34
Views: 3109

RE: Foods You Used To Hate But Now Like/love

Cheese... I ate it on Pizza, or with Spaghetti Bolognese, but I didn't eat it on bread. Today I just can't get enough cheese.

Tea, I really hated tea, any kind of it, and I was not willing to give it a try. Today I'm still not a tea-lover, but there are certain sorts of tea, that I really do like.

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by Wolverine
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy Buys Fighter Jet Instead Of Car... Wife Angry
Replies: 16
Views: 3094

RE: Guy Buys Fighter Jet Instead Of Car... Wife Angry

I would have done the same!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/embarrassed.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> If she doesn't like to walk, maybe I would buy her a new bike. To be fair, I would let her choose the color of the bike.  <img src="http...

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by Wolverine
Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help With A German Dog Name
Replies: 55
Views: 3120

RE: Need Help With A German Dog Name

I know some people, who named their dogs Schroeder, either like the guy from the Peanuts, or like the ex german chancellor. But I would ask if they already gave him a name in the shelter, or if they maybe know the name his former humans gave him. Especially for an older dog, it is difficult to get u...

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by Wolverine
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Car Did You Learn To Drive On?
Replies: 132
Views: 13221

RE: What Car Did You Learn To Drive On?

I've learned to drive on an Volkswagen Golf 3. After I passed I drove a Volkswagen Golf 2, for over 5 years. After I owned a Mazda 323 and for 11 years now a Peugeot 206 Diesel.

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by Wolverine
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good Brand Name For Computer Speakers?
Replies: 12
Views: 3425

RE: Good Brand Name For Computer Speakers?

I've got the "Xtrusio" surround system from Logitech. It's quite good, the subwoofer is very good, it is not that expensive. Ok, it is an older model, so I think the newer ones are even better.

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by Wolverine
Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Morgan Has Passed Away
Replies: 22
Views: 1879

RE: Harry Morgan Has Passed Away

Only a few days ago, I watched some episodes of MASH and wondered, if he was still alive, as he already looks fairly old in the series. It is sad to hear, that he passed away, now. But he lived a long life. He will be remembered and missed. RIP, Mr. Morgan!

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by Wolverine
Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Like Women That Do Their Nails?
Replies: 15
Views: 4590

RE: Do You Like Women That Do Their Nails?

Well, I don't care about it, to be honest. If she wants to get her nails done, she should do it. The only thing I don't like, is when she is not willing to help, because she is scared, that it will ruin her nails.

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by Wolverine
Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Too Much Christmas Overload Too Soon!
Replies: 60
Views: 3299

RE: Too Much Christmas Overload Too Soon!

Christmas... Well.... Back in my early years, I really loved christmas, but over the years, I lost all of my christmas-spirit. The last christmas I celebrated was in 2009, and just because my ex-gf wanted to celebrate it. Being single now, I won't even decorate my home for christmas. Worst part on c...

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by Wolverine
Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Have Any Fun Stories As A Tourist?
Replies: 28
Views: 2799

RE: Anyone Have Any Fun Stories As A Tourist?

Went to southern France with my ex gf, some years ago. She didn't have a drivers license, at that time, so I had to do all the driving, while she had the map, telling me, where to go. After nearly 9 hours of driving on mostly crowded highways, I was very tired, and concentrated on just the driving i...

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by Wolverine
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch Rail Plan To Introduce "pee-bags" On Trains
Replies: 13
Views: 2796

RE: Dutch Rail Plan To Introduce "pee-bags" On Trains

I think this is a good idea. Sitting on a train without a toilet for hours, while you have to pee, is not a nice thought. And you don't have to do it in front of all the other passengers, so I don't see the problem..

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by Wolverine
Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Other Ducati Owners In Here?
Replies: 14
Views: 2762

RE: Any Other Ducati Owners In Here?

I'm still dreaming of getting a Monster (900 dark). A while back I did a testride on a new 1000S. After riding a Kawasaki <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym>-5 Twister for 5 years, this was a great experience! Unfortunately, I had to sell the Kawa due to some financial prob...

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by Wolverine
Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! Smelly Roommate!
Replies: 48
Views: 5284

RE: Help! Smelly Roommate!

I once had a collegue in EMS, who also was smelly. First of all it was his clothes, but he was living in a one-room appartment, where he also cooked, and he had neither a closet, nor a washing machine, so all of his clothes smelled like the food he had cooked. He washed them in the bath tube, so the...

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by Wolverine
Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Fan Shop?
Replies: 4
Views: 234

RE: Fan Shop?

I also bought a shirt on Zazzle, a while back, and it is still like new. So I would definitely buy some a.net stuff, there. iPhone case would be really nice, as well.... I hope there will be a new fan-shop, soon!

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by Wolverine
Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Fan Shop?
Replies: 4
Views: 234

RE: Fan Shop?

Yeah, I think it was Cafepress, but I'm pretty sure, I followed a link here on a.net...

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by Wolverine
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Fan Shop?
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Fan Shop?

Hi! Some years ago, I bought a shirt on the fan shop. I really loved the shirt. Unfortunately, I gave it to a friend, who wanted to wear it wwhile visiting an airshow. So far, so good. Now, some weeks later, I wanted him to give it back. But guess what, he lost it. He took it off on the show, becaus...

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by Wolverine
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Archery Vs. Kiteboarding
Replies: 8
Views: 1603

Archery Vs. Kiteboarding

Hi, folks! I need some advice, on which of those 2 sports I should go for. In october, last year, I moved near the sea, and since then, I'm thinking about taking lessons in kiteboarding. A friend of mine also wanted to join, but he couldn't find the time, yet. As we are living in northern Germany, k...

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by Wolverine
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11/11 10 Years Ago I Was
Replies: 113
Views: 5906

RE: 9/11/11 10 Years Ago I Was

I was lying in my bed, off work, because I had the flu. A collegue and friend called me, and asked me, if I had heared about a plane crashing in WTC. I hadn't, because I was sleeping nearly the whole day. He told me to turn on the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. So I did, and...

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by Wolverine
Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volvo C30 Anyone?
Replies: 45
Views: 4147

RE: Volvo C30 Anyone?

My father owns one. He is very happy with it. I've driven it sometimes as well, it is a nice car. But in my opinion it is still too expensive, but so are BMW and Audi. If I had to choose between the C30, the BMW 1 and the Audi A2, I would choose the C30, as it looks better  <img src="http://cdn...

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by Wolverine
Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Wear Flip-Flops?
Replies: 74
Views: 7206

RE: Do You Wear Flip-Flops?

I own a pair of these : <a href="http://i.s8.com.br/images/fashion/cover/img4/1593064.jpg" target="_blank">http://i.s8.com.br/images/fashion/cover/img4/1593064.jpg</a> and I would like to wear them more often, but I can't drive with them, so it is very limited, where I can wear them. (have to drive ...

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by Wolverine
Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Friends
Replies: 44
Views: 5037

RE: Facebook Friends

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000111721235&sk=wall

This is me, feel free to add! Just let me know you're from a.net.

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by Wolverine
Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: STS-135: Final Space Shuttle Touchdown 'The End'
Replies: 43
Views: 10482

RE: STS-135: Final Space Shuttle Touchdown 'The End'

This is a very sad day! I always wanted to see a launch, someday. I've been at KSC in spring 2001, but unfortunately, there was no launch during my stay. After I never had enough money for another vacation in Florida, but I never gave up the hope, that someday I'd get the chance to see a launch... N...

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by Wolverine
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Cheese Treat
Replies: 34
Views: 2201

RE: The Cheese Treat

- Gouda (young)
- Old Amsterdam
- Brie
- Mozzarella
- Cheddar
- Emmental

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by Wolverine
Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Rail Road Companies?
Replies: 38
Views: 6918

RE: Favorite Rail Road Companies?

I took a lot of train rides, during the last years, but only tried a few companies. - <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym> (german railway company): delays are quiet normal on some trains, like the night trains (CNL). When I went to Munich, last month, it picked up 3 hours delay somewhere...

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by Wolverine
Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First In A Series Of Surgical Trip Reports!
Replies: 8
Views: 4185

RE: First In A Series Of Surgical Trip Reports!

Looking forward to read more of your reports! For me, as I was working as an EMT, this medical reports are very interesting. You have my respect for being so open about this!

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by Wolverine
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which IPhone?
Replies: 55
Views: 2520

RE: Which IPhone?

I had the chance to get me an iPhone, some weeks ago. The only model I could afford was the 3GS with 8GB. But as I was sick of "normal" cell phones, and being an Apple fan, I took it. I have to say, I really love it! Didn't need the manual, it's all easy and self explaining. As I placed my order, I ...

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by Wolverine
Mon May 30, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Problem...need Some Help
Replies: 1
Views: 1550

Computer Problem...need Some Help

A few days ago, my hard disc crashed. My datas could be saved, but the programs were lost. So I got me a new hard disc, and installed Windows, using the installation disc. It's <acronym title="NEW: Xtra Airways (USA) and OLD: Casino Express (USA)">XP</acronym>, with SP2. The same, I had before the c...

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by Wolverine
Mon May 30, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yahoo Mail Rant
Replies: 14
Views: 2228

RE: Yahoo Mail Rant

A friend of mine also is annoyed by his malfunctional Yahoo-account. He said, normally he received a large amount of mails, but since a few days, he is only receiving spam. I also told him, to change to gmail. I'm using gmail for a long time, now, and I'm totally satisfied with it. Never had any pro...

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by Wolverine
Mon May 30, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! The Tourists Are Coming! Berlin Fights Back.
Replies: 24
Views: 3567

RE: Help! The Tourists Are Coming! Berlin Fights Back.

I know some people, living in Berlin, and I never heard them complain about too many tourists. Berlin has a lot of sights, a lot of history and culture, maybe more than any other german city. So I do understand, that many people want to see Berlin, when travelling to Germany. I think, it's impossibl...

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by Wolverine
Sun May 15, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food You Refuse To Eat?
Replies: 84
Views: 3506

RE: Food You Refuse To Eat?

I've never been offered brains, eyes, testicles or other things like that. But I would leave immediately, if one would offer me this stuff. Sorry, for me this is not even food, it just makes me want to vomit. Normal stuff I don't like/ refuse to eat: - any kind of intestines - asparagus - artichoke ...

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by Wolverine
Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Royal Wedding: Your Thoughts
Replies: 315
Views: 7492

RE: The Royal Wedding: Your Thoughts

Totally overrated. Ok, he is a royal, but in the end, they're just two young people getting married.. Nobody cares if other young people get married. So what?

I hope they will be happy together, but I won't watch the ceremony.

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by Wolverine
Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things You Dislike About Your Culture
Replies: 104
Views: 4738

RE: Things You Dislike About Your Culture

Before I moved to Switzerland, 3 years ago, there have been a lot of things, I didn't like about Germany. Most of all, I didn't like how they treat people, who lost their jobs. In my case, I was working as an EMT for many years, and I really loved that job. But after an accident while riding my bike...

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by Wolverine
Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do? Found An IPhone In Walmart
Replies: 14
Views: 3824

RE: What To Do? Found An IPhone In Walmart

I would give it to the police. If it is stolen, they might know who the rightful owner is.
Only thing is, how to explain, why you took the phone home, instead of giving it to the service desk in Walmart.

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by Wolverine
Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thinking Of Buying A Skoda Fabia
Replies: 10
Views: 2149

Thinking Of Buying A Skoda Fabia

My sister had one, some years ago. Was a good car, not too expensive, good quality, overall a nice ride.

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by Wolverine
Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Longest Road Trip.
Replies: 57
Views: 2796

RE: Your Longest Road Trip.

In november, last year, I moved from a small village near Basel, Switzerland, to Neumunster, a town, 60km north of Hamburg, Germany. 902km over all. First I brought all my stuff with a rented truck, took me around 12 hours. A day later, after unloading the truck, I went back, this time during night....

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by Wolverine
Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities You Don't Want To Return To
Replies: 206
Views: 9001

RE: Cities You Don't Want To Return To

Siofok, Balaton, Hungary- nice lake, but this city is a dirthole. Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Spain- dirty, loud and way to expensive Oberhausen, Germany- been there for 2 hours, was like a ghosttown, only open restaurant, during noon, was McDonald's.. Strasbourg, France- loud, very expensive, road bu...

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by Wolverine
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think I'm Suffering From Depression...
Replies: 39
Views: 2996

RE: I Think I'm Suffering From Depression...

1,5 years ago, I was at the same point. I had a job I didn't like, where superiors where dumping their frustrations on me, just because I was the one on the lower end of the chain. I was in a relationship to a girl, who constantly tried to change me. She didn't like my clothes, she didn't like my ta...

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by Wolverine
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other Hobbies Than Aviation
Replies: 38
Views: 2558

RE: Other Hobbies Than Aviation

- Photography - roaming around the internet - riding my bike - swimming (hopefully I will make it to some competitions) - music - cars - building scale models (ok, of aircraft, so, maybe this doesn't count) - in summer I will start with kitesurfing And I have two cats and some fish, to take care of..

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by Wolverine
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 179
Views: 5914

RE: What Countries Have You Been To?

Germany (live there)
Switzerland (some vacations and lived there for 2 years)
England 1x
USA 1x
France (many vacations, stopped counting)
Hungary 1x
Danmark (many vacations)
Austria 4x
Spain 3x
Belgium 2x
Netherlands 1x

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by Wolverine
Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?
Replies: 64
Views: 3169

RE: What Is The Weather Like Where You Are?

Here in Neumünster, Germany, clear blue sky, sunny, but under 0°C, no snow.

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by Wolverine
Wed Jan 19, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Learning To Be Single Again
Replies: 13
Views: 3556

RE: Learning To Be Single Again

I split up 3 month ago with my gf. At the beginning it was hard, because nearly everything I have, brought back some memories. Mostly the good ones, and I missed her terribly. But as I moved away, after the split, it is easier for me, now. And it made it possible, to bring all the bad times back in ...

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by Wolverine
Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women In Rock & Metal
Replies: 40
Views: 8347

RE: Women In Rock & Metal

Doro Pesch, Tarja Turunen, the singers from Within Temptation, Lacuna Coil, Evanescence, whose names I don't know.

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by Wolverine
Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cool Snow Train
Replies: 10
Views: 4733

RE: Cool Snow Train

There seem to be also smaller wedge plows at the DB, like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be8e81aSpfg&feature=related

Also connected to a 218.

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by Wolverine
Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cool Snow Train
Replies: 10
Views: 4733

RE: Cool Snow Train

I like those old 218 locomotives!   

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