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by sacamojus
Thu Oct 28, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Real Unemployment Rate
Replies: 11
Views: 3273

RE: The Real Unemployment Rate

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by sacamojus
Thu Oct 28, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Real Unemployment Rate
Replies: 11
Views: 3273

RE: The Real Unemployment Rate

The job market is so fustrating for me at the moment. I thought I did everything right (got a B.S. in Finance and an MBA were I finished top of my class from an AASCB accredited university) Unfortunately, I am approaching my 1 year anniversary from graduation and no nibbles at a job. I have applied ...

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by sacamojus
Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gaming Rig Help
Replies: 2
Views: 1915

Gaming Rig Help

short story, I have six gigs of ram installed on my ASUS P6T Mobo, but all of sudden it now recognizes only 4 gigs. I know what you are thinking, try the other slots, but with my planetronics 777 headphones, i get a crackle right before my network adapter is fixing to go awol forcing me restart the ...

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by sacamojus
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With A Lady
Replies: 19
Views: 3643

RE: Help With A Lady

I think you just answered you own question several times. Your brother and you have identical personalities, but he is better looking and does better in other things. This is a no brainer for girls. Why would they choose you when they can get a better model. My advice is to differentiate yourself fr...

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by sacamojus
Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax Advice Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 2489

RE: Tax Advice Needed

Based upon the information you have given and assuming that you are single, it does look like you are going to owe some money. Some very quick calculations say that your tax bill is going to be $2,234, leaving you a deficit in your witholding. It is probably not going to be worthwile for you to fill...

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by sacamojus
Sun May 03, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Specific-How To Be A Pilot
Replies: 19
Views: 4802

RE: Specific-How To Be A Pilot

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by sacamojus
Sun May 03, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Specific-How To Be A Pilot
Replies: 19
Views: 4802

RE: Specific-How To Be A Pilot

Another quick questions. Do i have to move to my base or can I just hitch a ride? I currently live in Southwest Virginia, and it is really nice here.

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by sacamojus
Sun May 03, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Specific-How To Be A Pilot
Replies: 19
Views: 4802

Specific-How To Be A Pilot

I am thinking about a career change. I would like to be an airline pilot, but I have some questions to see if it is even viable for me to do so at my age. My questions are.... 1. I know airlines like their pilots to have a bachelors degree. I currently have a B.S. in Finance and I am finishing up an...

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by sacamojus
Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bizarre Murder At Virginia Tech
Replies: 6
Views: 2123

RE: Bizarre Murder At Virginia Tech

I live in Blacksburg and they are keeping this one hushed. No one is talking about it. It is really creepy though.

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by sacamojus
Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Driver Refuses To Work On Bus With Atheist Ad
Replies: 47
Views: 3948

RE: Driver Refuses To Work On Bus With Atheist Ad

Good for him. No offense to anyone but if I don't want to do something I don't believe in, I should not be forced to do it. The purpose of public transportaion is not to publicize a groups belief be they athiests or theists. It is to move people from point A to point B safely. If he doesn't want to ...

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by sacamojus
Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: There Is Hope In These Times.
Replies: 1
Views: 2102

There Is Hope In These Times.

Last November I posted how my wife and I both lost our jobs and didn't qualify for unemployment. I found a job, a good job atleast I would call it. I am a very religious man and can only say that the Lord helped me. I had been turned down over and over again. Not because of a poor work record or edu...

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by sacamojus
Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Professor: USA To Fall Apart In 2010
Replies: 60
Views: 7594

RE: Russian Professor: USA To Fall Apart In 2010

I do believe eventually the Union will break apart, but not anytime soon. I do not believe there is enough state seperation movement going on among the people for this to happen so soon. After all we call ourselves Americans not to which state each one resides on. BTW, I don't see Florida, Georgia, ...

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by sacamojus
Thu Dec 25, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rare Report. ROA-SFB On G4 Pics!
Replies: 22
Views: 13632

RE: Rare Report. ROA-SFB On G4 Pics!

Thanks for your replies. Allegiant's seats where very comfortable, especially with the wingd seats. I will post my return trips with more pics about the two airports.

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 24, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rare Report. ROA-SFB On G4 Pics!
Replies: 22
Views: 13632

Rare Report. ROA-SFB On G4 Pics!

Warning: This is my first trip report. Because I have limited experience writing these reports I will let the picture do most of the communication. Background: I booked on <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> because they are the cheapest out of <acronym title="R...

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by sacamojus
Tue Dec 23, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embassy Suites At MCO
Replies: 1
Views: 1602

RE: Embassy Suites At MCO

The Hyatt is at <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>. I should know, I got married there back in May. Now it is a very nice hotel. I enjoy being on the 9th or 10th floor overlooking the runways near the international terminal. The other terminal ...

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by sacamojus
Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Aviation Becoming Safer?
Replies: 52
Views: 5680

RE: Is Aviation Becoming Safer?

I was reading about the Soviet space shuttle. They only launced it once and unmanned. It was able to return to earth and land without a pilot in a threatening crosswind, and did so very well. Would we see the next generation of avionics where a single pilot merely watches the aircraft to make sure t...

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by sacamojus
Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Aviation Becoming Safer?
Replies: 52
Views: 5680

Is Aviation Becoming Safer?

Yes I know that aviation is becoming safer b/c of advances in technology and building techniques. But is the advances in avionics allowing for pilots to operate a plane safer than in the past? Could we see such advancements allowing an aircraft to obtain single pilot certifications for a plane the s...

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by sacamojus
Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snowing In New Orleans
Replies: 9
Views: 3816

RE: Snowing In New Orleans

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 5863

RE: How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 5863

RE: How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 5863

How Much Airplane Can Someone Buy?

OK, this is purely a hypothetical question that has bothered me for some months now. There is different rating that a person can add to their PPL like twin, IFR, etc. But can a person who has just recieved their PPL with the appropriate ratings buy a VLJ, a turbo prop like a king air (all of the mod...

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by sacamojus
Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Black Friday Stampede Kills Walmart Worker
Replies: 99
Views: 4509

RE: Black Friday Stampede Kills Walmart Worker

Many retailers don't make a profit for most of the year, meaning their bottom line is in the red, until the Friday after Thanksgiving until Christmas. The day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday is because retailers are finally making a profit.

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by sacamojus
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sour Economy Hits Home
Replies: 2
Views: 1792

Sour Economy Hits Home

My wife and thought we had done everything right. We both have our bachelors degrees and are now pursing masters degrees. I worked for a car dealership, a very big car dealership with multiple brands and businesses, in the finance department. I was among the first to be laid off as I was the newest ...

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by sacamojus
Thu Apr 03, 2008 1:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why You Hate Skybus?
Replies: 10
Views: 3154

Why You Hate Skybus?

As I have been reading the other threads, a lot of a.netters here hate Skybus. It has baffled me as to why. The most logical conclusion that I have come to which was said by another a.netter what that they were worried that Skybus would "infect" the airlines with its business model and drive down se...

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by sacamojus
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will China Overtake The USA One Day?
Replies: 28
Views: 3752

RE: Will China Overtake The USA One Day?

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by sacamojus
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will China Overtake The USA One Day?
Replies: 28
Views: 3752

RE: Will China Overtake The USA One Day?

I remember reading a public CIA report in 2002 that said the economy ranks are a follows: China, India, EU, US. It was quite in interesting report as it also reported on the US predicted military strength compared to others as well.

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by sacamojus
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Low US Dollar Concerns
Replies: 11
Views: 2224

RE: Record Low US Dollar Concerns

Technically the dollar can fall to zero because we have a floating currency I believe. The low US dollar is a good thing for U.S. exports however but bad for our imports. Don't worry, the dollar will appreciate once we get some more foreign investment.

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by sacamojus
Thu Jan 24, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Buying Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1843

Computer Buying Questions

I am in the market for a new computer but don't have a lot of money, around $1000. I don't play a lot of games mostly Battlefield 2142 and FSX but want to have a pc that will have the power to play future games. Which is better a quad processer at around 2.4ghz or a dual processer at 3.0. How much r...

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by sacamojus
Wed Jan 23, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The American College Experience, And Money
Replies: 9
Views: 3018

RE: The American College Experience, And Money

Yes college is getting very expensive to the point where college graduates will probably default on their student loans. If you wanted to pay for college by yourself today, you would probably have to work for several years until your income will have risen high enough so that you could pay for colle...

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by sacamojus
Sat Jan 12, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question About Dating An Indian Women
Replies: 28
Views: 17711

RE: Question About Dating An Indian Women

MCOflyer,

First, don't mention a.net. Second, if you don't know that she is Indian, you might want to get to know her a little better. Remember, it is her job to be nice you. Next time you go in try to strike up a conversation with her, but keep the topic shallow.

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by sacamojus
Mon Jan 07, 2008 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 60 Degrees In January!
Replies: 22
Views: 2388

RE: 60 Degrees In January!

We will be recieving record breaking heat in the mid 60's here in Blacksburg, VA. It seems like everytime a heatwave comes through, several records get broken.

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Bad Is $16M Loss For Skybus
Replies: 71
Views: 7124

RE: How Bad Is $16M Loss For Skybus

They are the Wal-Mart of the skies. Look at where Wal-Mart is today. As long as they have enough cash to survive until they go so large that their cost begin to decrease, watch out. I see Skybus staying around for a very long time.

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by sacamojus
Sun Dec 16, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Snowstorm Causing Havoc In U.S. Midwest
Replies: 14
Views: 1615

RE: Another Snowstorm Causing Havoc In U.S. Midwest

Everything but the roads are iced up here in Blacksburg, VA.

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Snowboard?
Replies: 19
Views: 1203

RE: Do You Snowboard?

I tried snowboarding several years ago, and it didn't go well. Then again it was my first time on the snow and I didn't have a lesson, so there was a lot of falling. Now, i just ski b/c it's easier.

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Tempatures For 2007 Set Records Again.
Replies: 42
Views: 2553

Global Tempatures For 2007 Set Records Again.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/12/13/warm.weather.ap/index.html

It surely was a very hot August and September in the Southwest Virginia area. How about in your area?

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by sacamojus
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll: Which Movie In 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1998

Poll: Which Movie In 2008

I was checking AOL on which movie most people want to see in 2008, and to my shock it was Indiana Jones 4. Now don't get me wrong, I am a big Indie fan, but the Batman sequel and Harry Potter is also coming out. So which do you most look forward to seeing in '08 and why. Thank you and have a Merry C...

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by sacamojus
Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Snowing!
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

RE: It's Snowing!

I always think it is so funny that people from the north hate the snow and cold and people who I knew who lived in Florida their whole life want to leave because of the heat. Florida is nice from late Dec. thru Feb., but man are those summers awlful. I used to life in Lakeland which is not near the ...

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Snowing!
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

RE: It's Snowing!

Airfoilsguy

Thanks

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buying At Sears - Another Reason I Buy There
Replies: 12
Views: 1953

RE: Buying At Sears - Another Reason I Buy There

I worked for Sears for three years while I was in college. Not a bad job; I was part time in the appliance division which I made 30K a year. It was one of the last big box stores that paid straight commission for its employees in appliances. I was however screwed over on promotions. Anyways, I do sh...

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Snowing!
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

RE: It's Snowing!

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by sacamojus
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Snowing!
Replies: 68
Views: 2575

It's Snowing!

Sorry to post a non newsworthy topic on this site, but this is my first snowfall in my new locations. After 23 years living in Central Florida, I needed some new scenery and weather. So I moved to Christiansburg, Virginia, next to Blacksburg, which is very much not like Central Florida. Anyways afte...

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by sacamojus
Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Skybus Close A City Before It Starts?
Replies: 22
Views: 3619

RE: Would Skybus Close A City Before It Starts?

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by sacamojus
Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hope You Like Baking Soda!
Replies: 9
Views: 2160

I Hope You Like Baking Soda!

I thought this was in intereting way of taking CO2 out of the air and making a buck while your are at it.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science.../29/climate.change.soda/index.html

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by sacamojus
Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only WN Hedges Fuel Cost?
Replies: 10
Views: 3053

RE: Only WN Hedges Fuel Cost?

I don't know if everybody effectively knows how fuel hedging works. A futures contract takes place between a buyer and a seller of a commodity, in this case barrels of oil not jet fuel. The buyer believes that the price of oil will rise in the future therefore contracts a price with the seller to ta...

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by sacamojus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines
Replies: 153
Views: 18507

RE: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines

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by sacamojus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines
Replies: 153
Views: 18507

RE: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines

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by sacamojus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Convert ITunes To Mp3/cda
Replies: 15
Views: 4384

RE: How To Convert ITunes To Mp3/cda

I have a question related to the topic. I recently bought an Iphone, and I am unhappy with the movie selection on Itunes. Is there a way to put my dvds on my Iphone?

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by sacamojus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines
Replies: 153
Views: 18507

RE: An Inconvinient Truth: For Airlines

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by sacamojus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buy-on-board Snack Menu Pics
Replies: 32
Views: 15058

RE: Buy-on-board Snack Menu Pics

LACA773 Thanks for answering my question. I too wish <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and other U.S. airlines will bring back complimentary meals, but I will take BOB, especially if it is good. I really hope <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> will offer them on th...

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by sacamojus
Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buy-on-board Snack Menu Pics
Replies: 32
Views: 15058

RE: Buy-on-board Snack Menu Pics

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