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by photopilot
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Real News TV Debuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1332

Re: Trump Real News TV Debuts

WOW, so let's see now......

Fake News is ungood, and now Real News is Double-plus-ungood.

Orwell would be so proud!

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by photopilot
Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YTZ Removes ad That was Insulting to cows
Replies: 35
Views: 3748

Re: YTZ Removes ad That was Insulting to cows

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id ... 1499020791
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The guy who started this campaign against the airport is a first class NUTBAR and one glance at his Facebook page shows this......

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id ... 1499020791

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by photopilot
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 12106

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

Shouldn't this really be called "TrumpNOcare"?

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by photopilot
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....
Replies: 43
Views: 2148

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

That's how you take the bad guys out. A gun is completely agnostic as to good and bad. A sniper, be he employed by the military or some other group is nothing more than a paid killer unthinkingly doing some even more remoded persons bidding. So better stop the festivities. Ahhhhh bovine feces!!!! I...

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by photopilot
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....
Replies: 43
Views: 2148

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

A sniper with Canada's elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,450 metres. https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canadian-elite-special-forces-sniper-sets-record-breaking-kill-shot-in-i...

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by photopilot
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Accomplishments
Replies: 55
Views: 2229

Re: Trump's Accomplishments

The most massive, and I mean really massive.... huge.... never seen before, it's the best most wonderful thing Trumpster has done is to give late-night comedians an endless supply of fresh material. Every joke needs a punch-line and the USA is now the punchline for the rest of the world as we watch ...

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by photopilot
Mon May 08, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Remembering the USA's Invasion of Britain
Replies: 24
Views: 1497

Re: Remembering the USA's Invasion of Britain

LOL.... didn't have much success in burning out the British on their own soil, but damn, the British sure had success burning out the Americans on their soil when they came and burnt down the Whitehouse!!!

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by photopilot
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has the US started a trade war with Canada ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1455

Re: Has the US started a trade war with Canada ?

Oh hell, the softwood lumber dispute has been going on for 35+ years now, since long before Trump. It's flared up quite serious 4 times in those 35 years (this is the 4th flareup) and like the other times it will eventually resolve itself. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada%E2%80%93United_States_s...

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by photopilot
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When's the last time you were carded?
Replies: 19
Views: 965

Re: When's the last time you were carded?

LOL, the legal drinking age was 18, but at 16-years-old I was well over 6'2" and about 190 lbs with a mustache so nobody ever asked me.
Size does have it's advantages! :bouncy:

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by photopilot
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Different Religions, Same Holiday
Replies: 67
Views: 2316

Re: Different Religions, Same Holiday

I quietly celebrate this most special of holiday weekends........ in contemplation of the sacrifices made in the name of good chocolate!!!!

:rotfl: :rotfl:

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by photopilot
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MOAB vs. the Halifax Explosion
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: MOAB vs. the Halifax Explosion

ROTFLMAO....... the hubris of the Americans and the MOAB. I'm so sick and tired of hearing in the last week about how the Americans have dropped the largest bomb (non-nuclear) ever used in combat, blah, blah, blah, blah..... I guess when you can't be first at something, you have to be loud and TELL ...

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by photopilot
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel
Replies: 146
Views: 9762

Re: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel

I can tell you with absolute certainty that when I use the popular airline travel booking sites, I specifically look for flights that don't have layovers/connections within the USA. The absolute HASSLE of clearing (or pre-clearing) US Customs/Border Control here in Canada because I have to change pl...

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by photopilot
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If I fell into the Earth...
Replies: 15
Views: 1335

Re: If I fell into the Earth...

TWA772LR wrote:
I'm bored........ so here's my stupid post of the day. :butthead:


Here's my stupid answer of the day...... YOU DIE!!!!

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by photopilot
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need help related to my job
Replies: 15
Views: 872

Re: Need help related to my job

Is anyone else going to say words about how absurd 60 days is as a notice period? Not really. It depends on the position the person holds, degree of responsibility, ease of finding a replacement, etc. Also if you've been a long-term employee and been fairly treated by your company is it not ethical...

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by photopilot
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula One Post Bernie Ecclestone
Replies: 21
Views: 1000

Re: Formula One Post Bernie Ecclestone

In my opinion, the single biggest issue that is changing in F1 and will ultimately kill the sport is pay-per-view. When people are able to watch F1 on free TV (advertising supported), then the sport develops a "following" and those people are the people who will then decide to go see a rac...

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by photopilot
Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could an open top double deck party bus work?
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Could an open top double deck party bus work?

You mean like this? These run in Havana Cuba and are used for sightseeing tours. Pictured travelling up the Prado de Marti in the top photo, and along the shoreline Malecon in the bottom photo. The bus is a Chinese made Yutong. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y55/Steve_YYZ/Cuba_Photos/HabanaBusTour...

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by photopilot
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI Director Comey is Eating Crow!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 1987

FBI Director Comey is Eating Crow!!!

BREAKING NEWS!!!! Well FBI Director James Comey is eating crow in breaking news. Seems there is absolutely NOTHING NEW in all he emails that he announced last week were under review. At the very least, his head should roll and he should be fired for the nonsense he has thrown the election into over ...

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by photopilot
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump assasination attempt
Replies: 13
Views: 1108

Re: Trump assasination attempt

The title of this thread should have been.....

Trump and Supporters ASSASINATE the Truth!!!! :D

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by photopilot
Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump assasination attempt
Replies: 13
Views: 1108

Re: Trump assasination attempt

OMG, this is so friggin FAKE!!!! Someone down front held up a sign that the guy beside him didn't like and a scuffle broke out. Some voice out of nowhere yells "he's got a gun" and of course the reaction occurs. But the Secret Service, police, etc are all reporting that NO WEAPON WAS FOUND...

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by photopilot
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1 Week To Go, Thank Goodness!
Replies: 113
Views: 3959

Re: 1 Week To Go, Thank Goodness!

.......I didn't vote for Trump but one thing I could see happening is what I call the Herb Brooks effect. Herb Brooks got the 1980 US Hockey team to bond by being their enemy and uniting the whole team against him, and we all know what happened in Lake Placid. I can see a similar thing happening wi...

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by photopilot
Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1 Week To Go, Thank Goodness!
Replies: 113
Views: 3959

Re: 1 Week To Go, Thank Goodness!

Oh come on guys.... the real fun only starts on Wednesday morning November 9th. That's when Trump will rally his troops with cries of a rigged election that was stolen from him and that he will not accept the results and will "encourage" his troops to take action. http://i3.photobucket.com...

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by photopilot
Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Driving Cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1296

Re: Self Driving Cars

You'd have to include motorcycles too. That would upset a good chunk of people you probably want to avoid getting upset. Part of the joy of motorcycling is being out in the air and just driving around for the fun of it. Sure a lot of bikers ride their bikes to work or to run errands, but those same...

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by photopilot
Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tread thread
Replies: 10
Views: 1384

Re: Tread thread

While poster #2 is absolutely correct in his tread wear indicators, I also see that the OP appears to live in Minnesota. If the OP had 45k miles on the car six months ago, it's likely at 50k+ miles now and any tire that has that much mileage on it will be an abysmal failure the first dusting of snow...

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by photopilot
Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Driving Cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1296

Re: Self Driving Cars

Someone has to take the plunge and try to bring to market an autonomous vehicle. My gut feeling is that Apple is going to be involved; either as a partner with a major player like Mercedes or even on its own. Knowing Apple though, they'll probably remove the gas tank nozzle and expect you to fill '...

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by photopilot
Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Driving Cars
Replies: 25
Views: 1296

Re: Self Driving Cars

The only way that any form of self-driving vehicles (cars, trucks, busses, etc) could possibly work in the modern world is if you also banned every single manually driven car. Sure the computers can do a great job of applying rules and algorithms to programmed driving situations. But add manually dr...

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by photopilot
Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change is Full Steam Ahead
Replies: 46
Views: 2821

Re: Climate Change is Full Steam Ahead

Yes, "life existed" when CO2 levels were higher....but the last time they were this high or even as high as 1,000 ppm, HUMANS DIDN"T EXIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The elephant in the room seems to be not he amount of plant food issued into the atmosphere, but the actu...

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by photopilot
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attn: Texas Members!
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Attn: Texas Members!

Having fun yet.....?

Love
Toronto Blue Jays!!!!

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by photopilot
Thu Oct 06, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Flat Earth and Aviation
Replies: 30
Views: 2659

Re: The Flat Earth and Aviation

Ok, so if I take off from Toronto and fly all the way around the world back to Toronto, have I in fact done an outside loop?
LMAO!!!!
I mean, according to them I'd have to push forward on the stick the whole way. :D

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by photopilot
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12380

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Ok, I'll put onion juice in one of your eyes and cayenne peppers in your other eye. Which feels worst? The answer is America is screwed no matter which one wins. It's not even the lesser of two evils, as they are both evil in their own ways. Good luck to you guys south off the border.... you'all gon...

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by photopilot
Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media
Replies: 50
Views: 2491

Re: F1 Singapore Grand Prix/Liberty Media

Well first off... thank Gawd that it's Liberty Media and NOT Demand Media taking over F1. :D That said, for Seb to break a torsion bar means he either hit the curbs hard or perhaps scuffed the wall. Either way it's a shame to not see him up front fighting for the win. But it will provide exciting ra...

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by photopilot
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 3923

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

Hmmmm.......
Iraq - No weapons of mass destruction but lots of oil. Let's lie, then invade and go to war.
North Korea - Proven weapons of mass destruction, no oil. Let's do nothing but talk!!!
Seems logical to me. LMAO!!!!

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by photopilot
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?
Replies: 34
Views: 1742

Re: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?

Well if the worst comes to pass and you guys elect Trump..... that megalomaniac will want his head carved onto Mt. Rushmore.
BUT WE'RE GOING TO MAKE HIM PAY FOR IT!!! LMAO!!!
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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by photopilot
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2016: Italian GP
Replies: 15
Views: 1102

Re: F1 2016: Italian GP

I just hope the Tifosi have something to cheer for.

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by photopilot
Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are old Polaroid pics "hazardous waste?"
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Re: Are old Polaroid pics "hazardous waste?"

Well the conventional polaroid photos would have had any chemical residue contained on the part of the tear-apart that was thrown away when the photo was taken. On the other hand, the SX-70 type polaroids were completely sealed and had a chemical pouch on one end of the photo that was squeezed betwe...

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by photopilot
Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1557

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

These engine penalties are really ridiculous. They should dock constructor championship points instead. I'll tell you what the real farce is. Hamilton is reportedly using 30 grid penalty tokens for his car. But as the grid is only 20 cars deep, he starts 20th but uses up his full 30 penalties. IMHO...

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by photopilot
Sun Aug 21, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liberal Brownshirts at it again...
Replies: 150
Views: 5276

Re: Liberal Brownshirts at it again...

Technical problems at a Trump rally. His supporters can't even spell a 5 letter word. Is anyone surprised?
I guess if there are enough stupid people in the USA then Trump has a chance. LMAO!!! :D

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by photopilot
Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car leasing - why so popular these days?
Replies: 71
Views: 3442

Re: Car leasing - why so popular these days?

Dealers are pushing leasing because a 4 year lease payment is a lower monthly number than a 4 year payment for ownership. This is due to the residual by-back value of the vehicle. Far too many people these days don't even look at the total cost of a loan/lease, and are only concerned if they can aff...

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by photopilot
Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Cleric Killed in Queens
Replies: 50
Views: 1513

Re: Muslim Cleric Killed in Queens

I didn't see anybody posting about this yet A Muslim cleric and an associate were fatally shot by a lone gunman on Saturday while walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, authorities said. The gunman approached the men from behind and shot bot...

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by photopilot
Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Records Statistically Ending?
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: World Records Statistically Ending?

As long as there is a pharmaceutical industry there will always be new world records! :lol:

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by photopilot
Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why GM testing their new 10 speed transmission on the Camaro?
Replies: 33
Views: 1634

Re: Why GM testing their new 10 speed transmission on the Camaro?

Almost all of my driving is city driving. I'd sooner kill myself than drive a manual in those conditions. What's an automatic? I've never owned a slush-box and never will. I drive in city traffic every day and if you're good with a manual then you don't even think about it. My brain is the "au...

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by photopilot
Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada vs American election system
Replies: 15
Views: 1087

Re: Canada vs American election system

To become PM you must first run and win a seat in Parliament as an MP (Member of Parliament). Not quite accurate The prime ministership (premiership), like the parties, is not created by law, though it is recognized by the law. The Prime Minister is normally a Member of the House of Commons. A non-...

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by photopilot
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: washer after 15 years..
Replies: 31
Views: 1627

Re: washer after 15 years..

I freaking hate-front load washers. They stink after a while, and the clothes seemed to have a film on them. I had to replace the gasket once, there's a fun job, because mold started to form on it. Jeez, did you ever clean it??? https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/f71ff6c1-b100-4828-a2ff-be9d8b6f0896_...

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by photopilot
Fri Jul 08, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CN tower may be torn down
Replies: 11
Views: 1371

Re: CN tower may be torn down

Crap.... a non-story if ever I heard one. That would be like some engineer saying hey.... if we tear down the White House in Washington we can make more money than leaving it. Almost any older historic building could be torn down and something bigger put in it's place. That doesn't mean it's going t...

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by photopilot
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emirati Man Mistaken For Daesh Member In US And Arrested
Replies: 17
Views: 1022

Re: Emirati Man Mistaken For Daesh Member In US And Arrested

So he wasn't actually arrested, he was detained and questioned, but.... Oh..... you mean like all those other "Arab" looking people who weren't actually arrested but were picked up and sent to black sites thru the US Rendition Program where they were tortured by proxy agents of the US Gov...

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by photopilot
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass migration to a new website?
Replies: 46
Views: 2461

Re: Mass migration to a new website?

However, In the end, people get used to it and adapt........... I wouldn't give up hope too quickly. It just takes some time to get used to new things. Well it's been several weeks now (or more) and they still have done NOTHING with the Eurowhite look of this website. It STILL causes EYESTRAIN for ...

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by photopilot
Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netanyahu responds to Orlando
Replies: 11
Views: 1248

Re: Netanyahu responds to Orlando

Perhaps now Netanyahu would like to address, equally forcefully the terrorism committed by Israel against the Palestinians. Wouldn't that be something to hear, condemnation of Israeli terrorism.

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by photopilot
Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Radical MALE Extremists
Replies: 38
Views: 2430

Re: Radical MALE Extremists

This whole thread is beginning to have an odoriferous stench of a troll thread with no real redeemable value.

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by photopilot
Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Radical MALE Extremists
Replies: 38
Views: 2430

Re: Radical MALE Extremists

Sorry, but this whole thread is based on a bogus hypothesis. First off, making references to the US military is silly. Soldiers only fight when ORDERED to fight. When a higher military authority (POTUS, Congress, etc?) declares war/conflict, etc. Eighteen-year-olds don't start their own wars, nor in...

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by photopilot
Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: why do people consider christians bad?
Replies: 70
Views: 5029

Re: why do people consider christians bad?

Religious people, be they Christian, Muslim or any other of the institutionalised mental illnesses that involve talking/praying to imaginary friends in their heads and not taking anti psychotic medications for their paranoid and irrational (some could even say schizophrenic) behaviours. They are al...

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by photopilot
Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Altitude to Use For Aerial Shoot
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Re: Altitude to Use For Aerial Shoot

2,000 to 3,000 AGL looks about right. You also want to shoot as early in the morning as you can. Several reasons for this. First is the air is clearer with less haze, the air is much smoother before thermal convection starts, and lastly, with the sun at a lower angle you get shadowing which enhances...

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