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by jamincan
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?
Replies: 23
Views: 3797

Re: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?

If the Air Transat acquisition goes ahead, AC would have:

A310-300
A330-200
A330-300
B767-300ER
B777-200LR
B777-300ER
B787-8
B787-9

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by jamincan
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Mulls New Strategy Outside YTZ
Replies: 68
Views: 13300

RE: Porter Mulls New Strategy Outside YTZ

YOW-YKF might work. It's been tried before, but with Porter's higher profile and better product, it might be more successful.

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by jamincan
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Can I Improve My Bike Riding?
Replies: 26
Views: 1820

RE: How Can I Improve My Bike Riding?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lancelot07" class="quote" target="_blank">lancelot07</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>For comfort on rough roads i'd recom...

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by jamincan
Thu Dec 24, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Can I Improve My Bike Riding?
Replies: 26
Views: 1820

RE: How Can I Improve My Bike Riding?

Don't discount older riders; cycling skill and fitness don't really correlate well with age. The fact of the matter is that, while you can upgrade your tools (all things being equal, your bike will be slower on the road than a road bike), without proper fitness and technique, you're not going to go ...

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by jamincan
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Deplaned After Woman Sees Text Saying Dynamite
Replies: 138
Views: 14048

RE: 4 Deplaned After Woman Sees Text Saying Dynamite

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/afcjets" class="quote" target="_blank">afcjets</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Probably for two reasons. First, Muslims a...

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by jamincan
Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petition To Rename YYC
Replies: 56
Views: 6736

RE: Petition To Rename YYC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Canadi%3En" class="quote" target="_blank">Canadi>n</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>They don't have to name the whole airp...

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by jamincan
Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eating Alone On Business Trips
Replies: 41
Views: 4315

RE: Eating Alone On Business Trips

Keep in mind that lots of people travel alone for business. You're hardly the first person to be eating in a restaurant by yourself. I bring my e-reader and take the opportunity to get some reading done and take a break from work-related stuff.

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by jamincan
Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada's Dreamliner Tour By CBC
Replies: 12
Views: 2849

RE: Air Canada's Dreamliner Tour By CBC

I'm confused about this talk about the plane entering into service shortly. I flew on an AC 787 to Copenhagen a month ago. FWIW, the economy seating was fine.

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by jamincan
Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Le Tour -- Possible Without Doping?
Replies: 59
Views: 2932

RE: Le Tour -- Possible Without Doping?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>From a german point of view, it is n...

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by jamincan
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening
Replies: 42
Views: 7442

RE: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening

What sort of work? The area for Pier G and H is clearly set aside in satellite photos, but the GTAA doesn't mention anything about terminal expansion in their most recent annual report for 2014. This paragraph seems to quash any hope of expansion any time soon: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width...

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by jamincan
Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner Hotter Than His Ex?
Replies: 205
Views: 6639

RE: Is Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner Hotter Than His Ex?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#133" class="quote">Reply 133</a>):<br/><i>BTW, when a drag queen is in c...

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by jamincan
Sat Jun 13, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening
Replies: 42
Views: 7442

RE: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening

Initially Pier D and E were constructed while T1-Old and <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym> remained open. The south east side of Pier C in Terminal 3 had no gates at this time. <a href="http://airchive.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/yyz11.jpg" target="_blank"><i...

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by jamincan
Wed Jun 10, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening
Replies: 42
Views: 7442

RE: YYZ Terminal 3 Pier A/B Opening

There are actually a number of non-Star Alliance airlines in Terminal 1 as well.

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by jamincan
Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bye Bye Iphone 6plus Hello BB Passport
Replies: 41
Views: 7253

RE: Bye Bye Iphone 6plus Hello BB Passport

I was using a Z10 and am now using a Oneplus One. On the whole, the BB10 <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> is far better than Android (I've used iOS on other people's phones or tablets and wouldn't even consider it, though I love my Macbook Air). The Hub, in particular, is a far superi...

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by jamincan
Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Encore Now To Serve Halifax
Replies: 15
Views: 3590

RE: WestJet Encore Now To Serve Halifax

Apparently they will also be adding an Encore flight on the <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym>-<acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> route, and ...

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by jamincan
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Real Controversy: Road Vs. Trail
Replies: 13
Views: 2286

RE: A Real Controversy: Road Vs. Trail

I don't do trail running, but I do use a pair of trail shoes for running during the winter and find them beneficial. I don't know how closely you've looked at them, but the tread is significantly more aggressive than on a normal pair of running shoes. Mine also have Goretex liners which is great in ...

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by jamincan
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wright Amendment Ends 12:01am Oct 13
Replies: 78
Views: 12152

RE: Wright Amendment Ends 12:01am Oct 13

You might all be right that the 12:01 is used to remove confusion, however, I have seen on the Canadian Flight Supplement that it comes into effect at 0901Z. There is precedent for things coming into effect on the first minute of the hour in the aviation industry, and in the case of the <acronym tit...

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by jamincan
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple CarPlay
Replies: 21
Views: 1754

RE: Apple CarPlay

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ken777" class="quote" target="_blank">Ken777</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Odd that Ford would pick a platform that has...

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by jamincan
Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Health Care Better Than Obamacare
Replies: 83
Views: 4028

RE: Canadian Health Care Better Than Obamacare

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>My only issue with the Canadian ...

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by jamincan
Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Phone Are You Hankering After?
Replies: 51
Views: 2713

RE: What Phone Are You Hankering After?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nws2002" class="quote" target="_blank">nws2002</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> Blackberry Z30 - I just want to try it. I l...

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by jamincan
Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Car You've Ever Driven
Replies: 68
Views: 4421

RE: Best Car You've Ever Driven

I loved my Toyota Yaris when I drove it, if only for the side cup holder for the driver.

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by jamincan
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beer Check
Replies: 51
Views: 3809

RE: Beer Check

I haven't tried it yet, but I'm excited to try Muskoka's Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout. I've heard good things, and the label is epic.

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by jamincan
Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Have A Macbook Air?
Replies: 10
Views: 1898

RE: Anyone Have A Macbook Air?

I have one of the new 13" Macbook Airs and like it a lot. The battery life is fantastic. I would recommend one of the larger SSDs though. 128gb is simply not enough.

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by jamincan
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Encore New Route Possibilities?
Replies: 29
Views: 6967

RE: WestJet Encore New Route Possibilities?

North Bay has at least two large, global companies headquartered there, both mining engineering and contracting companies - Cementation and Redpath. Boart Longyear, a large, global drilling company also has their research division located in North Bay. That's not to say that that is enough reason fo...

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by jamincan
Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs
Replies: 128
Views: 5629

RE: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs

I think this goes quite a bit beyond someone saying the n-word. As I've read more, the allegations toward Paula Deen and her brother our pretty shocking, particularly against her brother. This is one complaint directed at Paula Deen specifically: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="q...

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by jamincan
Sat Jun 22, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs
Replies: 128
Views: 5629

RE: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Will the person who has never used thi...

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by jamincan
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Worst Restaurant Experience
Replies: 60
Views: 4546

RE: Your Worst Restaurant Experience

I went to East Side Mario's with some work colleagues once. They had a promotion for an appetizer, entree and dessert, which I took. The appetizer came, and was fine, but it went downhill from there. When everyone else's meal came, mine didn't. It finally showed up once everyone else was almost done...

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by jamincan
Wed May 29, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto's Mayor Embroiled In Crack Cocaine Scandal
Replies: 33
Views: 3968

RE: Toronto's Mayor Embroiled In Crack Cocaine Scandal

For those of you who actually think Ford is some sort of financial messiah for the city, Metro breaks down some of the Fords' claims. Like most things coming out of the Fords' mouths, it is almost all horse shit. <a href="http://metronews.ca/voices/ford-for-toronto/688301/doug-ford-says-critics-cant...

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by jamincan
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Web Browser
Replies: 63
Views: 3111

RE: Best Web Browser

Chrome here as well. I have Ghostery installed which does a nice job of eliminating ads.

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by jamincan
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Les Miserables To Sweep Oscars?
Replies: 9
Views: 1758

RE: Les Miserables To Sweep Oscars?

If Life of Pi doesn't get an Oscar, at the very least in a technical award, the Oscars have lost all meaning.

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by jamincan
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.
Replies: 70
Views: 7345

RE: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.

I work in mineral exploration; it is not exactly a stereotypically gay job. Some fields gay friends of mine work in: software development (a lot), marketing research, printing/publishing, urban planning, banking, insurance, education, bicycle repair... in fact, I may be an anomaly in that I don't th...

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by jamincan
Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA "Big Announcement" Statement... Really?
Replies: 298
Views: 6238

RE: NRA "Big Announcement" Statement... Really?

Looking at this from outside the US is strange. It is like some sort of Cold War arms race where the only solution to guns is more guns. Peace and security through mutually assured destruction doesn't seem very peaceful or secure to me.

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by jamincan
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Practicing Manual Driving
Replies: 85
Views: 4423

RE: Practicing Manual Driving

I learned on a '96 Honda Accord and have driven manual exclusively since then except the odd time where I've driven someone else's car. Practiced a few times in a deserted parking lot, but once I actually had to drive around on the street, quickly got the hang of it. Starting on hills is certainly m...

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by jamincan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?
Replies: 15
Views: 2442

RE: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?

Here's a link to a copy of the spreadsheet with my correction added:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgkqDK_yJGQAdE16My1QOFktUkFodnA1MXJ2dU1OU1E

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by jamincan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?
Replies: 15
Views: 2442

RE: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?

Also, I would consider adding if(C2<B2, C2+1, C2) in place of the C2 in the formula in D2 as you had before.

[Edited 2012-11-11 13:35:53]

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by jamincan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?
Replies: 15
Views: 2442

RE: Help With Excel 2010 Formulae?

Seems to be correct now, though 25 miles over the course of 3 hours is *very* slow. You might want to try driving a bit faster.  

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by jamincan
Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why did Obama Win?
Replies: 243
Views: 2857

Why did Obama Win?

For me, Romney seemed to be someone who would be more interested in how he could help himself and his friends. I found him completely and utterly slimy and loathsome. Not that it means anything as a Canadian.

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by jamincan
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need To Find A Bank In Calgary As A US Expat
Replies: 12
Views: 6349

RE: Need To Find A Bank In Calgary As A US Expat

RBC also has VISA debit, <a href="http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/usbanking/access-usa-details.html" target="_blank">http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/usbanking/access-usa-details.html</a> My impression is that <acronym title="GTI Airlines (Turkey) and Atlantis European Airlines (Armenia)">TD</acronym> has th...

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by jamincan
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need To Find A Bank In Calgary As A US Expat
Replies: 12
Views: 6349

RE: Need To Find A Bank In Calgary As A US Expat

Honestly, you're better off going with a Canadian bank since the access to retail banking services is so much better. Transferring money to your US credit union and accessing your account in the US shouldn't be a problem at all. Talk to a bank manager or two or three and they can explain your options.

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by jamincan
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *rumor* Info - Any Info On SQ And QR To YYZ?
Replies: 139
Views: 13674

RE: *rumor* Info - Any Info On SQ And QR To YYZ?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#100" class="quote">Reply 100</a>):<br/><i>The concept of a flight from Canada to the...

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by jamincan
Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *rumor* Info - Any Info On SQ And QR To YYZ?
Replies: 139
Views: 13674

RE: *rumor* Info - Any Info On SQ And QR To YYZ?

YOW and <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> both have many more scheduled international airlines than <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>. Both are served by a number of US airlines. You might scoff, but it is one of the k...

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by jamincan
Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympics Opening Ceremony- What Do You Think?
Replies: 99
Views: 6154

RE: Olympics Opening Ceremony- What Do You Think?

Loved the Industrial Revolution part, loved James Bond and the Queen, loved Rowan Atkinson, and especially loved the cauldron. Fantastic show.

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by jamincan
Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Companies You Boycott
Replies: 140
Views: 6772

RE: Companies You Boycott

The only company that I truly boycott is Paypal in the sense that there have been several times where I have wanted to purchase or support something, discovered I could only do so through Paypal, and then changed my mind. A large part of that is just my own discomfort with doing business through a p...

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by jamincan
Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Cities Will Westjet Regional Serve?
Replies: 46
Views: 6166

RE: What Cities Will Westjet Regional Serve?

I know that neither of them are Westjet hubs, but for me, <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym>/<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>-<acr...

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by jamincan
Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No RoC Airline Named After Taiwan?
Replies: 16
Views: 4161

RE: Why No RoC Airline Named After Taiwan?

The article on [url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Taipei"]Chinese Taipei[/url] might provide some understanding. It would seem that the name China Airlines leaves the aspect of Taiwan's sovereignty ambiguous and would therefore be acceptable to the <acronym title="Prescott - Ernest A. Love F...

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by jamincan
Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Kind Of Computer Mouse Do You Use?
Replies: 37
Views: 5014

RE: What Kind Of Computer Mouse Do You Use?

On my desktop, I use the Razer Naga Epic. I bought it for gaming, but the buttons are also very handy for browsing as well. (Opening links in a new tab, scrolling through tabs, closing a tab, back, forward, scroll to top of page, etc.) <img src="http://www.everythingusb.com/images/list/razer_naga_ep...

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by jamincan
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No RoC Airline Named After Taiwan?
Replies: 16
Views: 4161

RE: Why No RoC Airline Named After Taiwan?

There was British Caledonia until 1987. I suppose that is somewhat oblique as well though. In any case, regional titles are quite common in North America even where the airline has a broader service area than suggested by their name.

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by jamincan
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?
Replies: 309
Views: 14349

RE: Male Circumcision - Are You For Or Against It?

Circumcision does have a small chance of having severe complications. Considering it is an elective, cosmetic procedure, I seriously question the ethics of one who would perform circumcision on an infant. This is particularly alarming in situations where there is no religious reason for the procedur...

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by jamincan
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Libor Might Be Fake...
Replies: 25
Views: 3268

RE: So Libor Might Be Fake...

I suspect that there is a very good chance that most if not all of them are involved to an extent. I wish that governments would actually have some balls and incarcerate the executives of these companies. They are obviously operating with no sense of morals and ethics and the only way I can see thin...

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