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by yfbflyer
Sun May 05, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 145063

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

You can see in the video the plane is on fire and people are still evacuating with their carry on luggage.

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by yfbflyer
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....
Replies: 43
Views: 2152

Re: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....

The number has been revised it was actually 3540m which is 11614ft

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by yfbflyer
Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Palin To Endorse Trump
Replies: 160
Views: 4337

RE: Sarah Palin To Endorse Trump

Sarah Palin

That is still a thing?

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by yfbflyer
Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Frozen Livery
Replies: 23
Views: 8152

RE: WestJet Frozen Livery

I like that they extended the theme to the inside

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by yfbflyer
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax
Replies: 227
Views: 65010

RE: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#105" class="quote">Reply 105</a>):<br/><i>Much more serious was the First ...

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by yfbflyer
Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax
Replies: 227
Views: 65010

Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax

Some associated press video of the "hard landing" aftermath.
Appears to show some damaged power lines from the accident around 38s and some possibly separated landing gear

https://youtu.be/y7GIDycRZcM

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by yfbflyer
Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mbti Personalities Here?
Replies: 19
Views: 1912

RE: Mbti Personalities Here?

I did mine about 20y ago if I remember properly at the time I was INTP which makes up about 3% of the population. I was also very near the end of the bell curve on the T
The rarest type is INFJ which only covers slightly more than 1% of the population.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Kills Other Driver In A Race
Replies: 78
Views: 4806

RE: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Kills Other Driver In A Race

I can't say that it looked intentional to me.

Getting out of your car and walking into traffic on a race track. I think we have a 2014 Darwin award nominee

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by yfbflyer
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Rouge 767 With Winglets
Replies: 32
Views: 14976

RE: First Air Canada Rouge 767 With Winglets

Other than the colour it looks like a lot like the old Air Canada Tango livery.

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by yfbflyer
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rovinescu: "There Should Be Limits To Open Skies"
Replies: 8
Views: 5702

RE: Rovinescu: "There Should Be Limits To Open Skies"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CEO+Calin+Rovinescu" class="quote" target="_blank">CEO Calin Rovinescu</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>went on to me...

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by yfbflyer
Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto's Mayor Embroiled In Drug Scandal Vol.2
Replies: 69
Views: 3926

RE: Toronto's Mayor Embroiled In Drug Scandal Vol.2

That first video everyone was going around saying what a disgrace Rob Ford is but it seams like after that second one came out everyone is more subdued and genuinely hoping he gets the help that he obviously needs

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by yfbflyer
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CO Town Proposes $100 Reward For Drone Shootdowns
Replies: 2
Views: 2006

RE: CO Town Proposes $100 Reward For Drone Shootdowns

I would be more concerned about the stray bullets from a bunch of yahoos shooting their guns in the air.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antigua To Ignore US Copyright... Legally?
Replies: 10
Views: 2430

RE: Antigua To Ignore US Copyright... Legally?

Why would a sovereign country be held to the laws of another sovereign country?

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by yfbflyer
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Hotel In Tokyo
Replies: 13
Views: 2583

RE: Help Hotel In Tokyo

I spent a bit over a week in Tokyo last year. I stayed at Monterey Hanzomon It's downtown near the Imperial Castle and is right across the street from the Hanzomon subway station. The room was a little small and I didn't have much of a view from the window but the internet was free and the staff spo...

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by yfbflyer
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jazz Great Dave Brubeck 'Takes Five' At 91
Replies: 8
Views: 2018

RE: Jazz Great Dave Brubeck 'Takes Five' At 91

Take Five Mr. Brubeck   

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by yfbflyer
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Broke My Left Thumb 72 Hrs Ago.
Replies: 17
Views: 2729

RE: I Broke My Left Thumb 72 Hrs Ago.

once they take off the splint you will have to do hand excercises. your thumb will be very stiff and you won't regain full range of motion for a while.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Skyline Pictures
Replies: 31
Views: 7624

RE: Skyline Pictures

vancouver from the quay
http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/101_0260-1.jpg

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by yfbflyer
Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trucking In Canada
Replies: 13
Views: 3543

RE: Trucking In Canada

Don't forget Highway Thru Hell
http://www.discoverychannel.ca/Showpage.aspx?sid=45238
4 episodes and 2 fatalities

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by yfbflyer
Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Now Testing Your Drink Bought In The Concourse
Replies: 115
Views: 19979

RE: TSA Now Testing Your Drink Bought In The Concourse

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rwy04LGA" class="quote" target="_blank">Rwy04LGA</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>I'm one less, a federal retiree. You sho...

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by yfbflyer
Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Now Testing Your Drink Bought In The Concourse
Replies: 115
Views: 19979

RE: TSA Now Testing Your Drink Bought In The Concourse

just another sign of too many employees with nothing better to do.

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by yfbflyer
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your New Pics! Q3 Non-Av Pic Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 33135

RE: Post Your New Pics! Q3 Non-Av Pic Thread

Spent a couple days photographing the ice in the bay. <a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/SAM_0660.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/SAM_0660.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/SAM_0660.j...

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by yfbflyer
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lowest Blood Supply In 15 Years
Replies: 47
Views: 3924

RE: Lowest Blood Supply In 15 Years

I am disapointed that I cant donate. I used to avoid any blood draws , as a young kid i had a very bad one with an inexperanced technician. Once I got sick and hospitalized a couple years ago i was stuck so many time that i got use to the needles. After that I decided that I wanted to give back but ...

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by yfbflyer
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taking Medicines To Japan?
Replies: 4
Views: 2663

RE: Taking Medicines To Japan?

I traveled to Japan the beginning of this year. From What I was reading they are really strict about opiates, stimulants, and inject-ables. If I remember right there was mention of one specific asthma medication that was also restricted. When I filled out my Yakkan Shoumei the written example includ...

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by yfbflyer
Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Did All The TV Themes Go?
Replies: 48
Views: 4404

RE: Where Did All The TV Themes Go?

half hour shows were 22.5 minutes but now some are down to 18min run time with out comercials. With the time pressure most shows have cut down the them song to fit a whole episode into the 18min.

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by yfbflyer
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Low For TSA
Replies: 44
Views: 14585

RE: New Low For TSA

If you really think that is a new low you should read Congressman Blackburn's report <a href="http://blackburn.house.gov/uploadedfiles/blackburn_tso_report.pdf" target="_blank">http://blackburn.house.gov/uploadedfiles/blackburn_tso_report.pdf</a> Thefts, Rape, Kiddy Porn, Assault, Bribery, Drug Crim...

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by yfbflyer
Mon May 28, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cyyz Runway 23 Shutdown
Replies: 8
Views: 6507

RE: Cyyz Runway 23 Shutdown

There is a news report that the flight made an emergency landing "Police have received reports of debris falling while the plane was in the air, but they have yet to be confirmed. " <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2012/05/28/toronto-pearson-emergency-landing.html" target="_blank...

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by yfbflyer
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London Flats To Be Turned Into SAM Missile Sites
Replies: 89
Views: 3983

RE: London Flats To Be Turned Into SAM Missile Sites

Just another crazy BS over reaction to some virtually non existent threat. How long has the UK had their terror threat as severe?

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by yfbflyer
Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walking Dead Finale
Replies: 21
Views: 1530

RE: Walking Dead Finale

I like that we finaly find out what the guy at the cdc wispered to Rick at the end of last season but it doesn't make sense
If everybody is infected and will turn into a zombie when they die then why do people that get bitten turn into zombies as well?

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by yfbflyer
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos 2012 #1
Replies: 129
Views: 9205

RE: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos 2012 #1

<a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/IMG_0750.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/IMG_0750.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/polar_man/IMG_0750.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i71.photobucket.c...

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by yfbflyer
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Meter Conspiracy Theories
Replies: 15
Views: 2627

RE: Smart Meter Conspiracy Theories

The real conspiracy with "smart power meters" is the power company charging you more money for the same power.

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by yfbflyer
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tell Us About Your Narrow Escapes From Death
Replies: 46
Views: 3623

RE: Tell Us About Your Narrow Escapes From Death

1. Went down a flight of stairs head first in a baby walker as a child 2. Two general aviation near accidents. 3. Very bad case of the measles as a child despite vaccination 4. Trapped outside during a blizzard. 5. Two sever cases of food poisoning. 6. During one of the sever food poisoning cases I ...

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by yfbflyer
Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Computer And Program Junk
Replies: 11
Views: 1607

RE: New Computer And Program Junk

PC Decrapifer
removes all the programs and unnecessary startup items
http://pcdecrapifier.com/

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by yfbflyer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada
Replies: 144
Views: 51865

RE: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada

Sorry missed the caption

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by yfbflyer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada
Replies: 144
Views: 51865

RE: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada

Distant picture of the crash site posted there as well.
http://avherald.com/h?article=4419c56e

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by yfbflyer
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada
Replies: 144
Views: 51865

RE: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada

Does anyone have the reg?
I often fly First Air and I know several people that work the for airline as well.
My deepest condolences to all involved.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Aug 14, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sedans Vs SUVs And Vans In Snowy Conditions
Replies: 36
Views: 22016

RE: Sedans Vs SUVs And Vans In Snowy Conditions

Any time I drive through the mountain passes in the winter I see far more SUVs in the ditch than cars.

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by yfbflyer
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Sickness When Flying
Replies: 5
Views: 4193

RE: Air Sickness When Flying

Dramamine causes drowsiness in most people and therefore is not recommended if you are piloting an aircraft. Ginger is anecdotally mentioned as an antinausia agent you can take it in the form of gingerale or ginger tablets. There are also braclets that some people say help them with their motion sic...

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by yfbflyer
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Will Flash Storage/SSDs Become Standard?
Replies: 23
Views: 2820

RE: When Will Flash Storage/SSDs Become Standard?

The largest SSD i see for retail sale is 960gb but that runs about $3500. You always pay a premium for the highest capacity. A 256gb SSD will set you back about $350-500 128gb drives cost about $150. Dell will build a laptop with a SSD, but it is cheaper installing one into a laptop yourself. Many p...

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by yfbflyer
Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First In-N-Out Experience.
Replies: 76
Views: 3986

RE: First In-N-Out Experience.

A couple months ago I was in Las Vegas. I was on my way to the airport but the road was blocked due to an accident. The detour took me past the in-n-out at 4705 South Maryland Parkway. Since I have heard of everyone raving about these burgers I stopped in for lunch. I had the cheese burger and fries...

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by yfbflyer
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Haiku Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1823

RE: The Haiku Thread

summer days anew
airliners make me haiku
stealing away days
I forget the haiku rule
oh shoot now this is tanka

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by yfbflyer
Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Dennis Miller?
Replies: 11
Views: 1787

RE: What Do You Think Of Dennis Miller?

It's weird I just happened to be listening to some old Miller rants when I saw this thread.
I liked his old stuff but from what I have seen of his newer material it seams to be more dogma and less wit.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Canada In-Flight Entertainment
Replies: 6
Views: 6980

RE: Air Canada In-Flight Entertainment

The moving map has been somewhat lacking. I heard that there has been some improvment but the E195 seam to have the most problems with the map working.
The IFE system isn't top of the line but it's usually fairly good.

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by yfbflyer
Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart's New Font And Logo
Replies: 16
Views: 4857

RE: Walmart's New Font And Logo

The logo redesign was in order to appeal to women shoppers. Research found that women home makers were their largest customers. After numerious focus groups the curent rounded font and sun logo were chosen

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by yfbflyer
Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Super Strict Drink Drive Law In BC
Replies: 26
Views: 4177

RE: New Super Strict Drink Drive Law In BC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YVRLTN" class="quote" target="_blank">YVRLTN</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> Way to go Gordon Campbell and <acronym...

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by yfbflyer
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eye Problem
Replies: 76
Views: 3316

RE: Eye Problem

Your not going to like this but i had similar vision problems with my eyes. It began slowly at first i noticed that some things were occasionally a little blurry when i was staring at a computer. After that my night vision got weird. I had trouble seeing past oncoming headlights while night driving....

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by yfbflyer
Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why No Security On Amtrak Or Intercity Bus?
Replies: 30
Views: 7428

RE: Why No Security On Amtrak Or Intercity Bus?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ltbewr" class="quote" target="_blank">Ltbewr</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>I see checkpoints done by the PA Police rand...

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by yfbflyer
Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: CF-18 Fighter Jet Crash At Lethbridge, Alberta
Replies: 36
Views: 18767

RE: CF-18 Fighter Jet Crash At Lethbridge, Alberta

Some more amazing pictures of the crash as it happened. I'll post the link since i am not familar with the rules regarding posting pics. <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/prairies/cf-18-fighter-jet-crashes-in-alberta/article1649943/#photos" target="_blank">http://www.theglobeandm...

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by yfbflyer
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why No Security On Amtrak Or Intercity Bus?
Replies: 30
Views: 7428

RE: Why No Security On Amtrak Or Intercity Bus?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BOStonsox" class="quote" target="_blank">BOStonsox</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I just gave the ticket agent the ...

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by yfbflyer
Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christmas Comes Early For Shoppers In Oxford Stree
Replies: 7
Views: 2645

RE: Christmas Comes Early For Shoppers In Oxford Stree

I am always fighting the mixing of holidays.
I wont ware my poppy for Remembrance day until Nov 1 and I don't like to do any Christmas stuff until after Nov 11.

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