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by BlueElephant
Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Imax Film: Living In The Age Of Airplanes
Replies: 33
Views: 14174

RE: New Imax Film: Living In The Age Of Airplanes

Having seen this movie on opening day. I will say that if you frequent this site in any capacity. You will enjoy this movie, It'll make you proud to have an interest in such a great industry. And if you do work in the industry, it'll give your work some context and will make you feel excellent. The ...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips To Getting A Good Hotel Rate In Hong Kong
Replies: 12
Views: 2063

RE: Tips To Getting A Good Hotel Rate In Hong Kong

I found a hotel called the Cityview in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, close to TST for about $110 USD a night, which I though to be extremely reasonable, and within walking distance to food, transportation (MTR), grocery stores, and attractions. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><...

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by BlueElephant
Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Football (Soccer) Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 4875

RE: Football (Soccer) Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MillwallSean" class="quote" target="_blank">MillwallSean</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>Doubt itll resonate with a large...

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by BlueElephant
Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Football (Soccer) Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 4875

RE: Football (Soccer) Thread

I'm a huge football fan. My teams are.... Chelsea FC (Pre-money) - and yes I'm angry at the stupid Paris metro incident. FC Barcelona - Saw an incredible match at Camp Nou against Malaga a few years ago and fell in love. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> Milan - Because of Seedorf and Ronaldi...

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by BlueElephant
Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong & Tokyo What To Do?
Replies: 27
Views: 2420

RE: Hong Kong & Tokyo What To Do?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy1808" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy1808</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> That have to be avoided at all costs if...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong & Tokyo What To Do?
Replies: 27
Views: 2420

RE: Hong Kong & Tokyo What To Do?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy1808" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy1808</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Peak Tram waiting lines can be excessive...

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by BlueElephant
Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's That Time Things We'd Like To See Go In 2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5143

RE: It's That Time Things We'd Like To See Go In 2014

Terminology like "YOLO" or "LOL"
Dis lang dat evry1 s sppd 2 undrstnd - (I can't even do it properly)
Knockout game
Bullies.
War
Justin Beaver or whatever his name is.

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by BlueElephant
Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disney's "Planes" Discussion Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 5379

RE: Disney's "Planes" Discussion Thread

I saw it with a few Avnerds, and we had the place nearly to ourselves... I agree with most of what you said. story line is rushed, they got their planes right.....but what I would add is that there are a number of jokes you'd really get more if you are an Aviation nerd like myself. I would actually ...

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by BlueElephant
Wed May 22, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man City, N.Y. Yankees Team Up On New MLS Team
Replies: 9
Views: 2304

RE: Man City, N.Y. Yankees Team Up On New MLS Team

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJet747" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJet747</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Why do all soccer fans think that ever...

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by BlueElephant
Wed May 15, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amy's Baking Company Restaurant Goes Ballistic
Replies: 72
Views: 7190

RE: Amy's Baking Company Restaurant Goes Ballistic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueElephant" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueElephant</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>I don't know if that's true or not...

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by BlueElephant
Wed May 15, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amy's Baking Company Restaurant Goes Ballistic
Replies: 72
Views: 7190

RE: Amy's Baking Company Restaurant Goes Ballistic

I saw this episode - I wonder if it was partially staged. If not the show, the facebook posts.

If you go to their facebook site now - https://www.facebook.com/amysbakingco?fref=ts

They've got a post up saying their fb was hacked. I don't know if that's true or not....

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by BlueElephant
Thu May 09, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sir Alex Ferguson Retires
Replies: 22
Views: 1950

RE: Sir Alex Ferguson Retires

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EDKA" class="quote" target="_blank">EDKA</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> Which Man U players, apart from maybe Rooney ha...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Bomb Blast In Boston USA
Replies: 294
Views: 12351

RE: Two Bomb Blast In Boston USA

So apparently the Westboro Baptist Church announced they will picket the funerals of the deceased in Boston. Anonymous had something to say about it (and it's pretty impressive): https://www.facebook.com/pages/Westboro-Baptist-Church/400347320041300 I'm wondering how big the counter protest will be.

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by BlueElephant
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two Bomb Blast In Boston USA
Replies: 294
Views: 12351

Two Bomb Blast In Boston USA

Press Conference going on now, saying that 3rd incident at JFK Library is being treated as in connection to the Marathon.

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by BlueElephant
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical Question About Lost Gate Checked Bag.
Replies: 14
Views: 4823

RE: Hypothetical Question About Lost Gate Checked Bag.

They give gate checked bags back to you at your arrival point if the space in the cabin can't accomodate it. I.E. you're flying a prop or <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>. And generally if you're parking at a spot close to the ground. Mainline its almost always checked to the final dest...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 11821

RE: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread

I think we finally have an answer to the question:

Who is faster, Lewis Hamilton or Sebastian Vettel.

Both drove the Suzuki Liana on the exact same track in same conditions on Top Gear.

Lewis Hamilton was a second faster.

Brilliant.

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by BlueElephant
Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New SimCity!
Replies: 46
Views: 3572

RE: New SimCity!

Somewhat off topic but this certainly goes here:

Those of you who like Sim City with Android should download and play Airport City

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gameinsight.airport

Addicting. Very.

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by BlueElephant
Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qaher-313 Iranian Stealth Fighter
Replies: 79
Views: 20062

RE: Qaher-313 Iranian Stealth Fighter

Cross between a Boeing X-36 and an F-22. They didn't do much at all.

P.S. that cockpit looks like an 8th grade science project.

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by BlueElephant
Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.
Replies: 70
Views: 3746

RE: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klaus" class="quote" target="_blank">Klaus</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>You're contradicting yourself there...! </i></...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.
Replies: 70
Views: 3746

RE: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/virginblue4" class="quote" target="_blank">virginblue4</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I use Apple Maps on a daily basis ...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions about upgrading to Office 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2667

RE: Questions About Upgrading To Office 2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>You mean 1.04 million.</i></font></t...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions about upgrading to Office 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2667

Questions about upgrading to Office 2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Office 2003, you say? I still have it and ...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions about upgrading to Office 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2667

Questions about upgrading to Office 2013

I currently have Office 2010 which I got for free, and was thinking about upgrading to the new Office 2013. I know a decent amount about it, but wanted to see if there were any users who were testing the beta, or people who have updated already and had an opinion about it. A bit about my usage. I am...

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by BlueElephant
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Is Back!
Replies: 108
Views: 6877

RE: Top Gear Is Back!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Geezer" class="quote" target="_blank">Geezer</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>We have Dish Network with about 150 channels...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.
Replies: 70
Views: 3746

RE: Pls Suggest A Good Phone Folks.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HAWK21M" class="quote" target="_blank">HAWK21M</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>and why would you say Android would be diffe...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Is Back!
Replies: 108
Views: 6877

RE: Top Gear Is Back!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>But I am hoping that they stop bei...

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by BlueElephant
Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Is Back!
Replies: 108
Views: 6877

RE: Top Gear Is Back!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>I gave the US version a chance a...

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by BlueElephant
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 11821

RE: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread

That's quite a front wing. I'm still annoyed by the step in the nose. I would have thought more teams would have adopted the McLaren nose. Hope others are better.

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by BlueElephant
Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Is Back!
Replies: 108
Views: 6877

RE: Top Gear Is Back!

Brilliant Episode. The ending was hilarious as they managed to combine two of my favorite shows! Looks like its going to be a great season, and I hope to see Lewis Hamilton come back and get the top time. Top Gear US starts on Tuesday for its 3rd season and while its not as good as the UK version (o...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 11821

RE: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread

Oye, its been a while - hope all of you are well! I promise to post more this year! <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bill142" class="quote" target="_blank">Bill142</a> (<a href=...

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by BlueElephant
Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast
Replies: 82
Views: 6593

RE: Hurricane Sandy Aka Franken-Storm ToHit East Coast

I'm here in the Virginia suburbs of the D.C. area, near IAD. We're expecting a good bit of rain and some strong winds, but should be okay, maybe some power outages but should be okay I think.

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by BlueElephant
Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Felix Baumgartner Set For Skydive Record Attempt
Replies: 71
Views: 13221

RE: Felix Baumgartner Set For Skydive Record Attempt

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/autothrust" class="quote" target="_blank">autothrust</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>I think we have different definition...

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by BlueElephant
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Felix Baumgartner Set For Skydive Record Attempt
Replies: 71
Views: 13221

RE: Felix Baumgartner Set For Skydive Record Attempt

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crownvic" class="quote" target="_blank">crownvic</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>What happens to the balloon and capsule?...

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by BlueElephant
Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seth Macfarland To Host The Oscars
Replies: 6
Views: 2178

RE: Seth Macfarland To Host The Oscars

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerorobnz" class="quote" target="_blank">aerorobnz</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> always wanted to see someone do this at...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To See In HKG In A Few Hours?
Replies: 11
Views: 3079

RE: What To See In HKG In A Few Hours?

Sounds like almost everyone that's given a comment is on the same page. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#6"...

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by BlueElephant
Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To See In HKG In A Few Hours?
Replies: 11
Views: 3079

RE: What To See In HKG In A Few Hours?

You should be able to do the Peak Take The Airport Express to Hong Kong Station, walk to Central and exit out toward the south. The peak tram is just about 100 meters away from the station. If you're efficient, you may also be able to take a ride on the Star Ferry and go to Tsim Sha Tsui (Kowloon), ...

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by BlueElephant
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Singapore Grand Prix
Replies: 39
Views: 4820

RE: F1 2012: Singapore Grand Prix

I wonder if the gearbox failure at this critical juncture is going to cause Hamilton to go somewhere else. I wonder if he's going to take a one year extension and go to Ferrari or Redbull...hmm.

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by BlueElephant
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IOS 6: First Impressions?
Replies: 124
Views: 6228

RE: IOS 6: First Impressions?

CAUSE: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/racko" class="quote" target="_blank">racko</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>http://theamazingios6maps.tumblr.com/ <...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IOS 6: First Impressions?
Replies: 124
Views: 6228

RE: IOS 6: First Impressions?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/D+L+X" class="quote" target="_blank">D L X</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>The Maps are a HUGE step forward, finally having...

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by BlueElephant
Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: [URGENT!] Is There A Doctor's Office In JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

RE: [URGENT!] Is There A Doctor's Office In JFK

Call 911. Also found this: JFK: Kennedy Medical Offices (Bldg. 198, JFK Airport, Jamaica, New York); 718-656-5344; Languages: English (principal), Spanish; Pre-Travel Vaccination, Official Yellow Fever Vaccine Center, Post-Travel Medical Consultation Traveler's Aid services (718-656-4870) are locate...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC: IPhone Launches; Nobody Cares
Replies: 212
Views: 8366

RE: BBC: IPhone Launches; Nobody Cares

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/D+L+X" class="quote" target="_blank">D L X</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Quoting BlueElephant (Reply 31): It's not real...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC: IPhone Launches; Nobody Cares
Replies: 212
Views: 8366

RE: BBC: IPhone Launches; Nobody Cares

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mt99" class="quote" target="_blank">mt99</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i> Sure, but the S3 feel a bit on the cheap side w...

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by BlueElephant
Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached
Replies: 196
Views: 9439

RE: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached

<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="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Bit different in the mobile phone case. Look...

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by BlueElephant
Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached
Replies: 196
Views: 9439

RE: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Acheron" class="quote" target="_blank">Acheron</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> Blame the US Patent Office for granting t...

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by BlueElephant
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached
Replies: 196
Views: 9439

RE: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Acheron" class="quote" target="_blank">Acheron</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> Doesn't matter, really. This going to end...

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by BlueElephant
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached
Replies: 196
Views: 9439

RE: Apple - Samsung Verdict Reached

How is it that, in 4 other countries Apple lost to Samsung and here's Samsung wins nothing. I'm sorry something sits weirdly to me with that. A decision in hardly 3 weeks? and so one-sided? As a man who encourages competition - this is really dumb (from both sides) - It seems that Tech companies hav...

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by BlueElephant
Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Police Cars From Around The World...
Replies: 84
Views: 19331

RE: Favourite Police Cars From Around The World...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sw733" class="quote" target="_blank">sw733</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I was waiting for s...

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by BlueElephant
Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questionable Olympic Sports
Replies: 169
Views: 5596

RE: Questionable Olympic Sports

Without incurring the wrath of some of the Americans on this forum... Basketball. What's the point. Every single tournament is pretty much designed for the US to win because of the players. I admit that when I was young the dream team with Jordan and Bird, Magic Johnson and the like was fun to watch...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indians In Call Centres Giving Western Names.
Replies: 30
Views: 4233

RE: Indians In Call Centres Giving Western Names.

To answer this question with some British humour... It is essentially the exact opposite of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAVi_FITACk (I can't get the video to be a URL --sorry!) You may remember this show if you live in the UK.<br/><br/><font size="-4">[Edited 2012-07-19 15:15:56]</fo...

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by BlueElephant
Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegetarians And Fish?
Replies: 41
Views: 2972

RE: Vegetarians And Fish?

I'm a Vegetarian. I get asked the question "Oh you're a vegetarian, so you eat seafood right?" Without starting any religious flame war, or any political argument. I think it stems from something long ago in Christianity. I know a number of people, who during Lent (sic), don't eat meat on fridays, b...

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