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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 26, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Folklore

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Green

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What defines a "long haul" flight?
Replies: 11
Views: 844

Re: What defines a "long haul" flight?

Any flight with a crying baby near you = long haul :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Zombie puppies and the need....

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Bale

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 818
Views: 547910

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

In the UK Travellers now able to use cheaper Covid tests. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-59025413 Fully-vaccinated people arriving from a non-red list country can now use a lateral flow test on, or before, day two of their return. The lateral flow tests for returning travellers must be bought from pr...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 23, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

which may offend western ideals....

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 23, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Surf

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMOC Ocean Currents Near a Tipping Point
Replies: 5
Views: 686

Re: AMOC Ocean Currents Near a Tipping Point

As a Species we seem to have convinced ourselves that we can can control Mother nature with the application of science. Never gonna win that one. :banghead:

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Steer

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Fleet Renewal
Replies: 43
Views: 9182

Re: Icelandair Fleet Renewal

JannEejit wrote:
How much cargo (fish) can a 737 Max 10 carry as opposed to an A321XLR or LR though ?

It depends on how they are loaded, are they packed side by side or in a herringbone style. :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 21, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Bite

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2940

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

They do however offer an English Roast dinner Pizza, English Style Roast Beef With Sage & Onion Stuffing, Roast Potato Slices And Red Onions, All On A Red Wine Gravy Base. The English do have a long and storied history of culinary violence. :ill: :stirthepot: Indeed they do, one of the worst mu...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2940

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

In the UK the Detroit style has been avaiable for a while, however, not from Pizza Hut. they do however offer an English Roast dinner Pizza, English Style Roast Beef With Sage & Onion Stuffing, Roast Potato Slices And Red Onions, All On A Red Wine Gravy Base. To me that sounds God awful. https:/...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 186
Views: 11132

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Here in the UK cases are rising again as we move towards winter and the Flu season. https://edition.cnn.com/2021/10/20/uk/uk-europe-covid-infections-cmd-gbr-intl/index.html "The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined ." I feel that we need to go back ...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Insert

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 818
Views: 547910

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981507

UK passengers can still travel to Morocco but will have to go via a third country.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981507

UK passengers can still travel to Morocco but will have to go via a third country.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Crackling

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

no other, gobsmacking views and ....

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Baguette

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Heathrow passenger charge to be curbed.
Replies: 0
Views: 277

Heathrow passenger charge to be curbed.

Heathrow Airport has been told it cannot raise its passenger charges for airlines by as much as it wanted. At present, the airport can charge up to £22 per passenger for the cost of operating terminals, runways, baggage systems and security. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58964793 An interim fi...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did China test a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile?
Replies: 18
Views: 1320

Did China test a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile?

China has denied reports that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, insisting instead that it was a routine spacecraft check. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-58953352 "Along with China, the US, Russia and at least five other countries are working on hyper...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Baby

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Stuff

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022
Replies: 92
Views: 3476

Re: US Energy Supply and Costs - 2022

Found this bit on BBC news site today. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58930277 "About half of households use natural gas for heating and will see their bills jump by 30% in October-March compared to last year, the EIA it said. Those who use heating oil or propane - around 10% - could see t...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Solution

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

Himalayas, wave to a Yeti....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 818
Views: 547910

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58901435

Some passengers were left unable to fly and had to pay extra costs.
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NHS Covid Pass: Vaccine records access restored after system outage.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58901435

Some passengers were left unable to fly and had to pay extra costs.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2473

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

B717fan wrote:
Ground deformation and earthquakes are picking up again. I'd assume more magma is entering the system than is currently being erupted.

That sounds like a boil growing and waiting to pop.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA stops flights to Kabul citing Taliban intimidation
Replies: 8
Views: 3301

PIA stops flights to Kabul citing Taliban intimidation

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58913855 The decision came after the Taliban ordered the airline to cut prices to levels seen before the fall of the Western-backed government in August.Its staff were also facing intimidation, with its representative held at gunpoint for several hours, Mr Khan ...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2473

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/earth107/node/1609
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A very interesting article on a possible collapse of part of the island and the resulting Tsunami across the Atlantic.

https://www.e-education.psu.edu/earth107/node/1609

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

a First Class passenger with....

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Fragmented

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 13, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Panorama

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Prosperity

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2021

world, life feels good for.....

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Diplomacy

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 09, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lebanon in darkness as electricity grid shuts down
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Lebanon in darkness as electricity grid shuts down

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-58856914

The power grid "completely stopped working at noon today" and was unlikely to restart for several days.
This country has suffered so much for so long. :(
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Reports that the only electricity is with people who have a private generator.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-58856914

The power grid "completely stopped working at noon today" and was unlikely to restart for several days.
This country has suffered so much for so long. :(

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 09, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Sitcom

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate
Replies: 29
Views: 915

Re: Global Tax Agreement: 15% Minimum Corporate Rate

casinterest wrote:
Looks like everyone is tired of seeing corporations with Tax Havens in Ireland. Wonder if they will do anything about Ships being registered in Panama ;) .

If they did you can bet some other nation would step in and offer an open registry.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Seychelles enters administration
Replies: 12
Views: 3644

Re: Air Seychelles enters administration

The UK has just removed the Seychelles from their red Covid list so they will see more traffic this winter from the UK, too late to help them I think.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Tata to (re)acquire most of Air India
Replies: 175
Views: 24480

Re: Updated: Tata to (re)acquire most of Air India

Good luck with this project, if they can turn it around perhaps we should point them towards Alitalia. :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Result

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would it take for you to move Jobs
Replies: 29
Views: 1240

Re: What would it take for you to move Jobs

Better quality of life, who wants to be the richest corpse in the graveyard !

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movie Adaptation of Books
Replies: 26
Views: 757

Re: Movie Adaptation of Books

I think that Winnie the Pooh by Disney in 1966 was a good adaptation. :thumbsup:

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped
Replies: 33
Views: 2625

Re: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped

So did someone tell the politicians to make sure the laws they pass are clear or was it truly political to make the people believe they were doing something? It is beyond ironic that the regulator is dropping a case because the law that the regulator put in place is not clear for the regulator to u...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped
Replies: 33
Views: 2625

UK. Refund probe into Ryanair and BA dropped

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has closed an investigation into the two airlines, saying there is a "lack of [legal] clarity". Instead of offering refunds, the carriers offered vouchers or rebooking. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58826484 Both airlines lost a lot of good...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 106
Views: 2177

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Dozer

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK's E-gate passport scanners fails
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: UK's E-gate passport scanners fails

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58820402
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Yep it happened again today.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58820402

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