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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should dueling make a comeback?
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: Should dueling make a comeback?

casinterest wrote:
I suppose we should burn witches at the stake too?
What a medieval thread


Surprised? There's nothing more medieval than the GOP platform and Republican attitudes toward the poor, minorities and women.

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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 134
Views: 15606

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

Now the HA flight: To catch a 9am flight out of Boston I have to drag myself out of bed no later than 5am and spend at least 1.5 hours in bumper to bumper traffic to the airport. By the time I get thru security I'd feel like I've been traveling for 12 hours then I have to sit in a tight Y seat for ...

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by bagoldex
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Red and green lights on ocean when flying over North Pacific
Replies: 23
Views: 5187

Re: Red and green lights on ocean when flying over North Pacific

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/ho ... 4.7/zoom:4
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Single red and green lights would be the nav lights of ships. There's considerable cargo and fishing traffic in that part of the world.

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/ho ... 4.7/zoom:4

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by bagoldex
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2757

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

How could she know if it was true? She wasn't there. She is only handling the letters, but the usual deny,distract, and denigration of women is all the GOP knows. Handling them like a fine politician. Glad to see she’s consistent: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/dianne-feinstein-only-bel...

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by bagoldex
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How is Four Seasons Macau?
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: How is Four Seasons Macau?

The only place I've stayed in Macau is the Mandarin Oriental but having experienced about thirty of their other properties around the world one can never go wrong with Four Seasons.

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by bagoldex
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2757

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Give me a break. Trump's on tape basically admitted to sexual assault or at the very least advocating it. Where was your moral outrage then? Too busy voting for him to notice? You assume that I voted for him, and that I’m not morally repulsed by the man. You know what they say about assumptions...t...

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by bagoldex
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2757

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Now, before we get too far, this is NOT a thread about the suitability of Brett Kavanaugh for The Supreme Court. I’m sure you guys are discussing that, ad-nauseam, else where. Diana Feinstein, (D-CA) sat on allegations of sexual abuse, no, sexual assault and attempted rape, for several months. She ...

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by bagoldex
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking
Replies: 84
Views: 2231

Re: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking

Where are the moderators? There are several posters attacking someone personally, even their job performance, is this allowed? And the current post 73 even accuses a member of rape, yet it is still up. Not necessarily rape but even you have to admit that it sounds an awful lot like an admission of ...

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by bagoldex
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking
Replies: 84
Views: 2231

Re: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking

It’s not even veiled racism and sexism ... it’s abject racism and sexism. And Trump has all these people thinking they’re normal and “left behind.” It's more than that. It was a rationalization for and perhaps even an admission and defense of his own past conduct as a sexual predator. How bout you ...

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by bagoldex
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking
Replies: 84
Views: 2231

Re: Manafort Pleading Guilty and Talking

Kavenaugh raped at least one girl? Source? This guy has been vetted at least 12 years ago thoroughly now all of a sudden Feinstein gets a statement from a supposed accuser and wants to remain anonymous cannot tell us anything all at the last hour of a confirmation. The democrats really are the swam...

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by bagoldex
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1631
Views: 135300

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I'd be surprised if half of Primera's proposed new routes actually commence. It seems as though they're throwing s--- at the wall hoping some of it sticks.

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by bagoldex
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cop walks into wrong apartment and kills neighbor
Replies: 96
Views: 3429

Re: Cop walks into wrong apartment and kills neighbor

NIKV69 wrote:
This all sounds very weird. I don't think we are getting all the facts.


A cop wrongfully killed somebody. What's so weird about that? They do it practically every day.

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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter perma-bans Alex Jones
Replies: 12
Views: 642

Re: Twitter perma-bans Alex Jones

Maybe it's time he and his fellow super elites* put together their own platform. * TRUMP WANTS HIS SUPPORTERS CALLED THE “SUPER-ELITE” BECAUSE “WE GOT MORE MONEY” AND “NICER BOATS” “More brains” and “better houses,” too! https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/06/trump-wants-his-supporters-called-the-s...

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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration
Replies: 95
Views: 3764

Re: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration

If MikeDrop is the best PSYOPS agent the Russians can muster, I'm not too worried about waking up to borscht as the national breakfast any time soon :lol: On the off chance he's not getting paid he’s not convincing anyone of anything except for how much of a pathetic loser he is having nothing bett...

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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't BA order the B748?
Replies: 77
Views: 12165

Re: Why didn't BA order the B748?

dampfnudel wrote:
So when BA starts retiring their 744 fleet in the next decade, the replacement for their JFK flights will probably be the 779? It must be frustrating for BA to see AF, LH, SQ and other airlines use the 380 at JFK while they can’t.


Why would it frustrate them?

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by bagoldex
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration
Replies: 95
Views: 3764

Re: President Trump is being undermined from within the administration

https://www.aan.com/PressRoom/Home/PressRelease/239
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ltbewr wrote:
More rumors and gossip of the 'inside' of Trump's mal-administration won't get him out.


They might ...

ANGER, NEGATIVE EMOTIONS MAY TRIGGER STROKE

https://www.aan.com/PressRoom/Home/PressRelease/239

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by bagoldex
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump reaches new high in disapproval rating.
Replies: 66
Views: 2205

Re: Trump reaches new high in disapproval rating.

casinterest wrote:
This new book should really send the polls plunging.


I'd like to believe that but how many people still supporting Trump actually read books or follow the news?

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by bagoldex
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1631
Views: 135300

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Dieuwer wrote:
Not sure why adamh8297 thinks there is a DY BOS-AMS or BOS-FCO flight. There ain't.


Reading is fundamental ... "May as well predict some route announcements for 2018"

He was correct about the additional service to AMS but predicted the wrong airline.

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CA Dem Party calls for boycott of In-N-Out Burger
Replies: 57
Views: 1549

Re: CA Dem Party calls for boycott of In-N-Out Burger

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-in-and-out-donations-20180830-story.html# So, will any of you who are near an In-N-Out be boycotting them now? Isn't this taking "the resistance" too far? The idea that someone who donates to a political party that you disagree with is now enough o...

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by bagoldex
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4490

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

mham001 wrote:
LMP737 wrote:
Why should it be in their best interest? Because if they don't the US will retaliate economically?


Of course, it's not like any Iranian diplomats have been recently arrested in Germany for Paris bomb plots or anything.


You played that song already.

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by bagoldex
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's amazing how prejudicial Fox News can be
Replies: 71
Views: 2277

Re: It's amazing how prejudicial Fox News can be

So do all viewpoints deserve the same "daylighting" in search results? How do you remake any algorithm to count all viewpoints and bring to the same level versus sorting based on "popularity" or what is searched for most etc. Is there to be a list of right wing, center, and left...

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by bagoldex
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Damage repair in the post Trump era
Replies: 81
Views: 2324

Re: Damage repair in the post Trump era

DL717 wrote:
seb146 wrote:

People who are tired of having one group telling everyone else what to do, how to live, where to be.


You mean things like... I don't know... Coca Cola intake, use of plastic bags or straws?


Because those things are exactly like marriage equality and access to reproductive health services.

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by bagoldex
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.
Replies: 57
Views: 2085

Re: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.

Good parents know the difference between fantasy and reality and don't risk their children for those fantasies. What do you mean by this? I do not understand what you mean. Just ignore him. He probably means that parents should coerce their children into a "reality" that their parents wan...

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by bagoldex
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Judge deals blow to Trumps effort to overhaul Bureaucracy.
Replies: 30
Views: 1097

Re: Judge deals blow to Trumps effort to overhaul Bureaucracy.

They are servants of the people, and they are paid more than enough. They don’t need to worry about being paid peanuts. DL, why don't you go work for a government agency for $7.50 an hour, no benefits and negotiate with the government to get higher pay and benefits. Let us know how that works out. ...

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by bagoldex
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cohen reaches plea deal
Replies: 172
Views: 4283

Re: Cohen reaches plea deal

MikeDrop wrote:
Much of what I've read is that what Cohen plead guilty to isn't even a crime.


Care to cite anyone on that?

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost $92 million – $80 million more than earlier estimate
Replies: 42
Views: 1562

Re: Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost $92 million – $80 million more than earlier estimate

Are they going to sleep in tents in the parks? A lot of veterans are already doing that. Thankfully with the newest kajillion dollar John S. McCain, Jr. National Defense Authorization Act you won't have to worry about that anymore, or donate to any vet charities, because we are gonna take care of t...

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by bagoldex
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 330
Views: 6554

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

I'm no Trump cultist. I believe that this country needs a very vocal and strong loyal opposition. Unfortunately we don't have that now. The constant outrage at anything and everything Trump since the night of the election in 2016 has poisoned any chance at bi-partisanship in this country for at lea...

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by bagoldex
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1631
Views: 135300

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

hynithuchi wrote:
If UA can operate profitably to EWR and IAD, AC to YUL, I think there should be a case for a GVA-BOS flight.


Neither Boston as a hub nor Boston as a market and city are in the same league as New York dba Newark, DC or Montreal.

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by bagoldex
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sawgrass Mills Mall shooting?
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Sawgrass Mills Mall shooting?

Try Google news.

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites
Replies: 200
Views: 3858

Re: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites

Isn't that 65% of Americans? http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/326995-census-more-americans-have-college-degrees-than-ever-before That doesn't mean that there's anything good about them. Remember when Democrats pretended to care about the less fortunate? Back then the "less fortunate&quo...

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites
Replies: 200
Views: 3858

Re: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites

When you consider that most of his supporters are poor whites with only a high school education(if that) Isn't that 65% of Americans? http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/326995-census-more-americans-have-college-degrees-than-ever-before That doesn't mean that there's anything good about them.

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Annoying Sound
Replies: 36
Views: 950

Re: Most Annoying Sound

You work in a cube? That must suck. It'll be so much funnier reading your pro-Trump/GOP screeds in the voice of Milton Waddams.

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by bagoldex
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites
Replies: 200
Views: 3858

Re: Repubs support Trump able to shut down news sites

Simple question: Does the Trump presidency appeal to white supremacists or not? Look at the next Trump rally to see all the hundreds of POC standing happily arm in arm with their white brethren. :roll: Darn it, there I go again injecting race where race DOES NOT BELONG. Gotta work on that after my ...

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by bagoldex
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Operations/Network
Replies: 84
Views: 6773

Re: HA Operations/Network

NickolayAv wrote:
I would love to see 789s to open some A332s that could start service to BOS.


Not a chance. Boston-Hawaii is too small and fragmented of a market.

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