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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Rumors about long Covid. Only strange we haven’t heard about it earlier. There have been several races this year where the Sky TV commentators observed that Hamilton sounded short of breath on team radio. He certainly look pretty rough after the race on Sunday. The summer break has probably arrived...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Given that there was only one pitlane incident out of the many, it just goes to show that the collision chances wasn't exactly higher. Yes, one incident that left one car out of the race and ruined the other car's race (that's over 13% of the cars left in the race at that point). Binotto was also v...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

https://twitter.com/BatteryVoltas/statu ... 23845?s=20


Silverstone: Let's have some lap one controversy.
Hungaroring: Hold my beer!
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StarAC17 wrote:
Virtual737 wrote:
Oops... A Mercedes took out BOTH Red Bulls.....


Except to see the memes explode on this.

Here is one from Battery Voltas.

https://twitter.com/BatteryVoltas/statu ... 23845?s=20


Silverstone: Let's have some lap one controversy.
Hungaroring: Hold my beer!

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Vettel disqualified, Hamilton now second place: https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/58050375 Rules are rules I guess, but that feels really harsh after such an exciting race, and so much effort to bring his car across the line second. It is tough, but not unreasonably, the penalties for infringement...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Vettel disqualified, Hamilton now second place: https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/58050375 You missed all the other promotions if Vettel's disqualification stands... Sainz 3rd Alonso 4th Gasly 5th Tsunoda 6th Latifi 7th Russell 8th Verstappen 9th Raikkonen 10th But Vettel is still provisionally 2n...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Except they didn't for two reasons. One - the team is not allowed to make that communication on the formation lap. Two - Mercedes is the first pit, so even if Hamilton came in, he wouldn't get released until all the other cars had passed. He might not have been dead last, but he'd have run a high r...

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by scbriml
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Good drive by Hamilton. Terrible shame that Red Bull where taken out by bumper car Bottas. A racing incident to be sure, but still a shame. It was pretty exciting stuff and a great battle with Alonso, which cost Hamilton the chance of a win by a couple of laps. Bottas has been given five place grid...

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by scbriml
Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

marcelh wrote:
Aesma wrote:
To keep things in perspective: Mercedes just scored a 1-2 in the Hungarian qualification. So yes, those rule changes are definately helping RBR….


That's only Mercedes 4th pole in 11 races. Last season they had 15 poles in 17 races. What does that tell you?

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by scbriml
Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo
Replies: 130
Views: 24703

Re: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo

Airbus refers to them, on their website, as A330-800 & A330-900; similar to what they did with the A350XWB when they dropped the "XWB" after a while because there is no other variant. "neo" and "XWB" are just marketing names used by Airbus. They are not part of the...

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by scbriml
Fri Jul 30, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61637

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

In a rare moment, ND GOP Senator Kevin Cramer called Ashli Babbitt a 'criminal' and argued with a radio caller who demanded to know the name of her shooter. https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/565383-gop-senator-clashes-with-radio-caller-who-wants-identity-of-cop-who-shot "The person that shot...

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by scbriml
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1031
Views: 156902

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Has there ever been a case where Airbus or Boeing had ATO from the board for a model and it didn't get built? A380F (Both UPS and Fedex assigned customers), A350-800, original A350 (based off A330). But the A380F and A358 were both offered as part of a "family launch", not as a later deve...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1031
Views: 156902

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

In other words we're really not in that much different a place than we were four months ago when this thread was started. It seems Airbus has iterated their concept and the related design models a bunch of times and presumably are getting positive feedback from potential customers which is a step f...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Not picked up on here yet, but Stewards rejected the Red Bull appeal.. Red Bull's "new and significant evidence" was laughable. From https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.breaking-stewards-dismiss-red-bull-request-to-review-hamiltons-british-grand.4tB8ExYNrCExZN3QXSPMUP.html: Red Bul...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russia constructing 2 x Il-96-400M "Flying Kremlins"
Replies: 18
Views: 1940

Re: Russia constructing 2 x Il-96-400M "Flying Kremlins"

In the long run, a modern nuclear force is much cheaper to maintain against NATO, the likely enemy. It would be much more costly to equip and feed conventional forces the size of the USSR's to be able to oppose the combined numbers of NATO forces. On the other hand, if we have 1000+ nuclear warhead...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 42
Views: 1828

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

If you are an elite athlete performing at the very top levels of your sport and self-proclaim yourself as the best that's ever been, then dealing with mental issues is part of what it takes to be the all-time best. Going to stick with my original premise I can only assume you haven’t had the misfor...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

and the rules won’t change mid-season. Why not? The pit rules have been changed already this season. https://www.planetf1.com/news/fia-change-pit-stop-rules/ I believe there are only two ways rules can be changed mid-season: One is on the basis of safety, under which the pit stop rules are being ch...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo
Replies: 130
Views: 24703

Re: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo

No confirmation from Airbus yet.

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Easy out there for the stewarts, no new evidence, case closed. Lots of rumours that Red Bull’s main new evidence is GPS data which shows that Hamilton was never as fast through Copse on any other lap in the race. However, I’m really struggling to grasp how the stewards can consider “the future” whe...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 42
Views: 1828

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

Given that it's been widely reported that she's having some mental health issues, it seems more than a little harsh to tell her to "suck it up". If you are an elite athlete performing at the very top levels of your sport and self-proclaim yourself as the best that's ever been, then dealin...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 42
Views: 1828

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

Given that it's been widely reported that she's having some mental health issues, it seems more than a little harsh to tell her to "suck it up".

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 eyes switch to Airbus in new plane talks - sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5878

Re: Jet2 eyes switch to Airbus in new plane talks - sources

AaronPMI wrote:
This is Airbus order to loose.


Nah, this is Boeing's order to lose.

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 28, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 eyes switch to Airbus in new plane talks - sources
Replies: 28
Views: 5878

Re: Jet2 eyes switch to Airbus in new plane talks - sources

That's not a lot of discount considering Delta got (I might be wrong) around 65% in their recent fairly "small" A321neo order. Maybe Airbus will be giving even more discount but that's the most they can reveal? The size of the relative customers cannot be ignored when discussing possible ...

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by scbriml
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 NG 10 hrs endurance today??
Replies: 15
Views: 4815

Re: 737 NG 10 hrs endurance today??

a36001 wrote:
Is this a government owned aircraft or available for public charter.


It's owned by KAL but operated for Hanjin Corporation.

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by scbriml
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

It's still relevant to the situation. Saying that it's not relevant is merely hypocrisy. This is why many people are not big fans of Hamilton. He's too hypocritical for his own good. Who said it was irrelevant? I was merely pointing out that the quote given was in relation to a different, very spec...

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by scbriml
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Max was released from hospital in the evening after going through several tests, so there is no way that anybody knew at the end of the race if he was ok. Not HAM's mistake ofcourse, but the person that told him he was ok. https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/mercedes-had-verstappen-all-clear-before-...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

marcelh wrote:
It would have been fun to read all the reactions over here when it had been the other way around :duck: :stirthepot: :ziplip:


Yes, we'd be hearing from all the Verstappen fans about how big his balls are and how that Hamilton is a washed-up has-been.

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Based on this analysis, he's never going to make the overtake even if both cars got out of the corner cleanly so he should have backed off a bit & try again. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enVOLoPzfrE It's not an analysis, it's just a snapshot. But it does illustrate that Verstappen is already...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Both cars side by side and Max turning as if Lewis isn't there : https://i.servimg.com/u/f87/16/53/03/14/06a69510.jpg As Alonso said, what was Hamilton supposed to do, disappear? Based on this analysis, he's never going to make the overtake even if both cars got out of the corner cleanly so he shou...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus delivers first A350 jet from Chinese completion plant
Replies: 7
Views: 2518

Re: Airbus delivers first A350 jet from Chinese completion plant

skipness1E wrote:
So is it a fitting out or a final assembly in the case of the A350?


It’s just a completion centre. The planes are flown ‘green’ to TSN for cabin and galley installation, painting, flight testing and delivery.

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Aesma wrote:
Both cars side by side and Max turning as if Lewis isn't there :

Image


As Alonso said, what was Hamilton supposed to do, disappear?

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

[*]I thinks many were surprized watching Lewis celebrating his win the way he did, knowing what happened. Also about the flexibility of the UK press. Max would have received totally different feed-back from his countrymen if he had done this. Lewis made the choice to celebrate the way he did and do...

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Hamilton was at fault, officially. He drove Verstappen his major competitor out of the race, into hospital and won the race. He was celebrating, dancing, ignoring as if nothing happened & denying any fault. If Verstappen had done that, the dutch would call him to account. I'm amazed. The stewar...

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New livery for American Airlines?
Replies: 98
Views: 21622

Re: New livery for American Airlines?

cedarjet wrote:
Interesting to find defenders of the current livery here. I literally didn’t know there was a single one out there


Really. Maybe you didn't read the original thread, I know it ran to lots of pages.

I think it's really sharp.

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

The stewards gave a penalty, so no discussion about who’s to blame Well, there is still discussion because the stewards didn't say Hamilton was totally to blame. That is also reflected in the punishment handed down. Verstappen did exactly the same thing to Perez last season and promptly blamed Pere...

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 364
Views: 25249

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

If the roles were reversed, all the Verstappen fans would be praising his uncompromising driving style. When Verstappen bangs wheels and comes out ahead, it's just hard racing, but when it doesn't work, the other driver is suddenly a murderer. Zero-zero-lewis licence to kill. I am not sure about the...

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by scbriml
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confusion during French Bee A350 landing
Replies: 33
Views: 10645

Re: Confusion during French Bee A350 landing

reltney wrote:
Holy cow. How you can lose control of a flyable aircraft with 3 pilots aboard. Many problems here. Aviate Navigate and when you get a chance, Communicate with atc.

Cheers


Don't the vast majority of airliner crashes involve a flyable aircraft with multiple pilots?

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by scbriml
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raffensperger demands firing of election officials
Replies: 8
Views: 906

Re: Raffensperger demands firing of election officials

https://www.yahoo.com/news/brad-raffens ... 00198.html


The article says what you think it says. NOT.

How desperate are you?
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stratosphere wrote:
Well you know it was supposed to be the most secure election in history NOT.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/brad-raffens ... 00198.html


The article says what you think it says. NOT.

How desperate are you?

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer
Replies: 21
Views: 921

Re: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer

The "victim" was so traumatized, she went back a second time. Uh huh. She knew exactly what she was doing and was hoping to cash out on it: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9765025/Trevor-Bauer-accuser-told-enjoyed-choked-texts-reveal.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Officially denied: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec
Replies: 18
Views: 3563

Re: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec

"Les Ailes du Quebec" asked, and got an answer from Antonov: they denied having such a plan. https://www.lesailesduquebec.com/antonov-dement-avoir-des-intentions-au-quebec/ Somehow, it seems nobody read my comment above yesterday. Oh well, probably my frenchglish ;-) Nothing wrong with yo...

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by scbriml
Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Officially denied: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec
Replies: 18
Views: 3563

Re: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec

Antonov put out this tweet https://twitter.com/AntonovCompany/status/1415323422154952707 #ANTONOV Company states that information published in Le Devoir (@LeDevoir) newspaper in the article “Le géant ukrainien Antonov veut atterrir au Québec” (“Ukrainian giant ANTONOV wants to land in Quebec”) is n...

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Officially denied: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec
Replies: 18
Views: 3563

Re: Antonov looking forward to build AN-74 in Quebec

As much as I want to see Antonov thrive, I honestly can't see anything coming of this.

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 75
Views: 2990

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

Zeppi wrote:
everyone is just randomly going all over the place, the principle of lane discipline doesn't even exist


This is the thing that never fails to shock me whenever I drive in America, and I've driven there a lot.

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by scbriml
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: EU plans tax on aviation fuel - to be announced on 14th of July
Replies: 59
Views: 5919

Re: FT: EU plans tax on aviation fuel - to be announced on 16th of July

Toinou wrote:
I'm still not understanding the reason why this tax won't apparently be applied to private planes.


Because that might impact the elites?

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by scbriml
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and Mesa with tentative Heart ES-19 order
Replies: 94
Views: 9898

Re: United and Mesa with tentative Heart ES-19 order

MDC862 wrote:
More PR fluff so the green people will leave them alone.

Never see these on company property


You will - they'll be parked right next to the Boom Overtures. :rotfl:

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by scbriml
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17689

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Not one English person in this thread has said that there is not an issue or in any way condoned the actions of the nutters. However, to even hint that the problem is solely or even mainly an England only issue just shows how blinkered some people are and it will do nothing to fix the issues. Gives...

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by scbriml
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17689

Re: Euros 2020 thread

I believe it was during the imitation of Russian fans lesson Are they the ones that have organised fights between rival fans? Oh no my bad, those are Danish fans. ...and you STILL don't get it. Head, meet wall. Apparently, nobody outside England really does irony. :roll: We love irony and especiall...

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by scbriml
Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada
Replies: 38
Views: 2860

Re: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada

That is partly true but these are not the result of high mortality rates. Iit was part of an organized genocide that the catholic church gladly took part in, and it's by no means the first catholic mass grave of orphans, never mind the well documented and extensive abuse that was commonplace. Appar...

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17689

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Bye scbriml, it was a pleasure. :-D The pleasure was all mine - beating Denmark and witnessing your meltdown was priceless. :wave: Or simply wishing for a fair match under equal terms? That’s obviously not part of your or UEFAs playbook. Still whining! :rotfl: Try reading "If" by Rudyard ...

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17689

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Virtual737 wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Virtual737 wrote:

...and you STILL don't get it. Head, meet wall.


Apparently, nobody outside England really does irony. :roll:


I learned it at hooligan school, which might explain it ;)


Was that lesson between Laser Pointer 101 and Advanced Mocking Little Girls?

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by scbriml
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 17689

Re: Euros 2020 thread

AirPacific747 wrote:
Bye scbriml, it was a pleasure. :-D


The pleasure was all mine - beating Denmark and witnessing your meltdown was priceless. :wave:

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