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by clrd2go
Mon Oct 15, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things That Piss You Off At Work
Replies: 56
Views: 4617

RE: Things That Piss You Off At Work

Good people losing their jobs due to outsourcing/offshoring and the resulting decline in efficiency.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Mon Oct 08, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Guitar Solo?
Replies: 43
Views: 2840

RE: Your Favourite Guitar Solo?

Fortunately, my wife will put up with Gary Moore. I think I'm gonna crank up a CD on the ride home from work..it's the Grateful "effing" Dead that she won't put up with.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Mon Oct 08, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Guitar Solo?
Replies: 43
Views: 2840

RE: Your Favourite Guitar Solo?

way back up there..Garry Moore..one of the most underated guitarists around..I love hearing him play Albert King..sometimes I swear it's Ol' Albert come back to play.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Sat Sep 22, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite I Love Lucy Episode
Replies: 14
Views: 1935

RE: Favorite I Love Lucy Episode

I personally cannot stand I Love Lucy...we watch a lot of TV Land but when ILL comes on, I grab the clicker as quick as I can.





Jim

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by clrd2go
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Type Of Dog
Replies: 78
Views: 4565

RE: Favorite Type Of Dog

Golden retriever. My 6 year old "Bear" is sleeping at my feet as I type. What a wonderful dog...Best dog
I've ever had.


Jim

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by clrd2go
Thu Aug 30, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your TV Shows?
Replies: 42
Views: 2522

RE: Your TV Shows?

Interesting how Fresh Prince is on many lists. I've seen every one at least 2 or 3 times and I still love the show...the interplay between Will and Carlton is great, and Karyn Parsons is very pleasant to look at. I believe my favorite is the one where William Shanter is on and they go to the dentist...

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by clrd2go
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your TV Shows?
Replies: 42
Views: 2522

RE: Your TV Shows?

Just about anything on Animal Planet
ditto Nat'l Geographic channel
Fresh Prince (reruns)
Green Acres (reruns)
Bonanza (reruns)
gunsmoke (reruns)




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by clrd2go
Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Took The SF Cable Car For A Test Ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3380

RE: Took The SF Cable Car For A Test Ride

Thanks for those photos..as a former Bay Area resident, I greatly miss those very scenes of San Francisco and a case of homesickness has now overtaken me. As a kid, at the end of the line on Powell St we (my dad, mom, etc) would leave the car and head to a nearby restaurant that my dad's company own...

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by clrd2go
Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 101 Things To Do Before You Die
Replies: 22
Views: 3219

RE: 101 Things To Do Before You Die

Learn to speak another language spend 2 weeks (as opposed to a recent week) in Jamaica retire track down some old highschool friends and former colleagues from various jobs. Look up a former girlfriend to see how much she'schanged in the 40 something years since I last saw her and if she realized al...

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by clrd2go
Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Come UA Never Took The DC9/MD80
Replies: 63
Views: 7757

RE: How Come UA Never Took The DC9/MD80

Didn't UA at one time have a couple MD80's in their fleet inherited from someone? I seem to recall seeing them but of course my recollection could be way off.




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by clrd2go
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Drinking Laws..... Question.
Replies: 55
Views: 2760

RE: American Drinking Laws..... Question.

I've seen some stores refuse to sell beer to a legal aged person, if a minor is present with them.





Jim

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by clrd2go
Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx A300 Flight Route MHT-BOS
Replies: 19
Views: 6600

RE: FedEx A300 Flight Route MHT-BOS

Not an answer to your question, but I frequently see the thing on final to 35 while on my way home from work (along
102 in Londonderry, and then a short time later it flies over or near my house in Litchfield.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Song Was #1 The Day You Were Born?
Replies: 167
Views: 6724

RE: What Song Was #1 The Day You Were Born?

Mona Lisa...Nat "King" Cole 7/15/50



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by clrd2go
Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving To ATL!
Replies: 15
Views: 2099

RE: Moving To ATL!

I'm jealous. I have 2 sons who live in the area (and a grandaughter) and I'm dying to move there one of these days. I
came quite close a month or 2 ago and if I play my cards right I can still can work it out and keep my job here in New England and work from home.

Congrats!

Jim

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by clrd2go
Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency! TV Show
Replies: 35
Views: 8918

RE: Emergency! TV Show

My now 32 year old son would wait for the syndicated reruns to come on every day when he was real young..we had to be quiet. After the show he would pretend he was driving a fire truck, walking around the house going "woo woo woo" for the siren and alternatingly blinking his eyes (for the flashing l...

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by clrd2go
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happens When A Flight Has Super Low Loads?
Replies: 67
Views: 11996

RE: What Happens When A Flight Has Super Low Loads?

I was on a Twin Otter from <acronym title="Colorado Springs - Municipal (Peterson AFB) (COS / KCOS), USA - Colorado">COS</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acrony...

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by clrd2go
Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sopranos Finale
Replies: 48
Views: 3059

RE: Sopranos Finale

My wife screamed "what the hello did you do????" as I yelled "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!"



Jim

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by clrd2go
Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Shocking Day Of Your Life?
Replies: 72
Views: 4841

RE: Most Shocking Day Of Your Life?

I should clarify that in post #29 it was my step mother that called me regarding my dad's death.





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by clrd2go
Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Shocking Day Of Your Life?
Replies: 72
Views: 4841

RE: Most Shocking Day Of Your Life?

9/11 or course. My wife had a dr appt in Boston. We live in <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym>. Normally we have the radio on for these trips but didn't this morning. We arrive at the building, I drop my wife off and go find a parking spot. I get into an elevator and woman says...

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by clrd2go
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Across The U.S Twice By Plane And Train (pics!)
Replies: 29
Views: 9082

RE: Across The U.S Twice By Plane And Train (pics!)

Great report...thanks for the Amtrak pics. I've taken the zephyr from CHI to the Bay Area several times and I never tire of seeing pictures of the trip. I'd love to take another one of these days. Your pics have fired up the bug in me.




Jim

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by clrd2go
Sat May 26, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 191 - 28 Years Ago Today
Replies: 69
Views: 21740

RE: AA 191 - 28 Years Ago Today

I was waiting to board a TWA 707 from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), US...

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by clrd2go
Sat May 19, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Comedy Movies Of All Time
Replies: 56
Views: 35360

RE: The Best Comedy Movies Of All Time

Airplane! Blazing Saddles Top Secret My Cousin Vinny Silent Movie The Big Bus...came out before Airplane! and not real well known..takes place on a nuclear powered bus that travels non stop from <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> to Chicago. Some great stuff in that movie. Many years ago a frie...

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by clrd2go
Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Shortest Flight On A 757
Replies: 63
Views: 17879

RE: World's Shortest Flight On A 757

At one time <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> had a DC10 from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> to Hartford. And TWA had a 707 from <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municip...

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by clrd2go
Sun Jan 21, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Watch Meerkat Manor?
Replies: 3
Views: 2077

RE: Anyone Watch Meerkat Manor?

My wife and I are both hooked on the show..just watched 2 episodes this morning. I find those little critters to be quite fascinating and love the way the
show is done


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by clrd2go
Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flight 921 To Sangster
Replies: 0
Views: 2408

US Flight 921 To Sangster

The missus and I are flying <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-Sangster (Montego Bay) next week..their schedule says its an A320, however, it appears recently it's been a 757. Is that a permanent switch? I love the A320 but, wouldn't mind a 7...

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by clrd2go
Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?
Replies: 9
Views: 17994

RE: Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?

Yeah, easy to say. I can deal with a few hours without smoking much better than she can. We'll just have to manage. I doubt we'll have time to go outside to smoke and go through all the security stuff all over again..last time we did that a major domestic dispute resulted from my refusal to do so. Jim

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by clrd2go
Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?
Replies: 9
Views: 17994

RE: Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?

OK..thanks. My wife isn't going to be happy



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by clrd2go
Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?
Replies: 9
Views: 17994

Any Place To Grab A Smoke In PHL?

My wife and I will be passing through <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> next week enroute to Montego Bay..I seem to recall that smoking was allowed in some bars/restaurants at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - ...

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by clrd2go
Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ambien™ - Has Anyone Tried It?
Replies: 36
Views: 5815

RE: Ambien™ - Has Anyone Tried It?

I used to take it..several years ago. As someone mentioned you take it and IMMEDIATELY go to bed. Or better yet..take it in bed. If I took it and stayed awake for a while, I'd have hallucinations. I also had my then girlfriend call me the next day to discuss the conversation we had on the phone the ...

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by clrd2go
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Name The Hospital You Were Born In
Replies: 142
Views: 5911

RE: Name The Hospital You Were Born In

Children's hospital, San Francisco, Ca nineteen hundred and fifty



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by clrd2go
Thu Dec 28, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former President Gerald Ford Dies At 93
Replies: 64
Views: 3775

RE: Former President Gerald Ford Dies At 93

The talk during the 1980 Republican Convention, was of Ford joining Reagan in a "co presidency" type role. I voted for Carter in 1976 primarily because of Ford's pardon of Nixon. The only presidential vote I regret. Gerald Ford was a decent man, the right man for the office at the time. RIP, Mr Pres...

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by clrd2go
Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your First Flight And Year
Replies: 57
Views: 7784

RE: What Was Your First Flight And Year

1972 or so (I was 22yrs old)..Air West (don't think they were Hughes yet) DC9 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Fresno - Yosemite International (Air Terminal) (FAT / KFAT), USA - California">FAT</acronym>. Return was a <acrony...

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by clrd2go
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Did You Get For Christmas?
Replies: 89
Views: 5271

RE: What Did You Get For Christmas?

The best gift was a week in Jamaica for my wife and I, courtesy of her kids. 5
nights at Couples Swept Away in Negril..all inclusive from the minute we clear customs.

Ya mon, no worries


Jim

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by clrd2go
Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Did You Last See Your Father?
Replies: 90
Views: 4267

RE: When Did You Last See Your Father?

6/16/81, as I boarded the California Zephyr in Oakland, CA bound for Denver. Had been in CA for my sister's highshool graduation. Said "talk to you soon, Dad..I love you". he was dead 2 months later.


Jim

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by clrd2go
Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earliest Favorite TV Shows
Replies: 22
Views: 2762

RE: Earliest Favorite TV Shows

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by clrd2go
Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 191: 'Seconds From Disaster'
Replies: 62
Views: 19693

RE: AA 191: 'Seconds From Disaster'

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by clrd2go
Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 191: 'Seconds From Disaster'
Replies: 62
Views: 19693

RE: AA 191: 'Seconds From Disaster'

I saw that program myself, (think it was National Geographic Channel) and hadn't known that about the captain. Well done program. When I first heard about that crash I was at <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> awaitin...

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by clrd2go
Mon Nov 20, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Brew A Great Cup Of Coffee...
Replies: 30
Views: 4627

RE: How To Brew A Great Cup Of Coffee...

We have a keurig 1 cup coffee maker <a href="http://www.keurig.com" target=_blank>www.keurig.com</a> Because we used to make a big pot and wind up dumping half of it out, we went with the keurig..that way we can also get a variety of coffees (using "k cups")..my wife likes french vanilla, I like the...

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Borat" Gets Decked In The Face!
Replies: 8
Views: 4707

RE: "Borat" Gets Decked In The Face!

Allow me to go on record as saying I'm sick to death of this Borat stuff..haven't seen the movie, have no desire to see the movie and I'm tired of hearing about it everytime I turn on the radio/TV.


Jim (in a bad mood)

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 15, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DAL-AUS-DAL On American Eagle With Videos
Replies: 1
Views: 4931

RE: DAL-AUS-DAL On American Eagle With Videos

Nice! loved the videos, particularly the last landing.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Sat Nov 11, 2006 2:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Amtrak/UA Trip Report; MSY-LAX-MSY; 71 Pics
Replies: 25
Views: 32746

RE: Amtrak/UA Trip Report; MSY-LAX-MSY; 71 Pics

Great report...I love reading Amtrak trip reports, except it makes me want to take a nice long ride. I've done Bos-SF area a few times and would really like to do it again.



Jim

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by clrd2go
Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?
Replies: 22
Views: 16157

RE: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?

Sorry, Confucious..too much too little too late!


Jim

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by clrd2go
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?
Replies: 22
Views: 16157

RE: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?

Chances are, he is, but it's not for me to say.




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by clrd2go
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?
Replies: 22
Views: 16157

RE: Is Johnny Mathis Gay?

Chances are, he is, but it's not for me to say.




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by clrd2go
Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA At BOS
Replies: 63
Views: 8149

RE: AA At BOS

"Supposivly"



huh?


Jim

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poorest Excuse Ever
Replies: 31
Views: 2514

RE: Poorest Excuse Ever

"I went to the mall at lunch and the escalator stopped in between floors and I had to wait for them to fix it so I could get to the next floor"






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by clrd2go
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flightplans In FS9
Replies: 18
Views: 16425

RE: Flightplans In FS9

Thanks. I don't have FSNav..did at one time but I didn't have a lot of time to play with it and figure it out. Editing the .pln file is a snap. I've saved it to my desktop, open it with notepad, change altitude from "0" to whatever, save it and plunk into the right file and away I go.


Jim

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS9 - How To Fly More Types Of A/c?
Replies: 6
Views: 10636

RE: FS9 - How To Fly More Types Of A/c?

Flightsim.com, and presumably avsim.com should have an airbus panel by
(forgot his first name) Mitchell that I use and love. It is a great panel.


Jim

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Going Back To Fs2004....
Replies: 31
Views: 11382

RE: Going Back To Fs2004....

I'm staying with 2004 because our system won't handle it (I don't think) right now and to be honest, I'm thoroughly enjoying 2004 the way I have it set up on my system. I don't have the time, or patience right now to deal with having to install, tweak and play around with FS9 to get it set up partic...

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by clrd2go
Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran Looking For Help Finding New Cities!
Replies: 79
Views: 11449

RE: Airtran Looking For Help Finding New Cities!

MHT (my home airport) PHX and SJC.



Jim

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