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by eric
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK To Expand?
Replies: 38
Views: 5301

RE: SK To Expand?

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by eric
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK To Expand?
Replies: 38
Views: 5301

RE: SK To Expand?

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?
Replies: 237
Views: 5115

RE: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?

I agree that each US state does have its own laws but then you cannot compare it with the UK and a better comparison will then be Germany but I never commented on that. And I agree most American won't be able to name all the Bundesl�nde but nor would most Europeans. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WI...

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?
Replies: 237
Views: 5115

RE: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Continental - Possibly
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

RE: Flying Continental - Possibly

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?
Replies: 237
Views: 5115

RE: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?
Replies: 237
Views: 5115

RE: US Geography Knowledge: Sweden? Switzerland?

Ha, it reminds of a time in school. A girl from New York had her friend visiting. My room mate, who is from Jersey, <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym>, was asked where he was from so the story goes like this. NY-girl: So, where are you from? J-boy: Jersey NY-girl: (Very excited) Really, my ...

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Continental - Possibly
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

RE: Flying Continental - Possibly

Hey,


CO released R as mileage earning class from September 1st and is BF, not an economy fare.


Eric

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by eric
Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pub Recommendations In Edinburgh
Replies: 19
Views: 1818

RE: Pub Recommendations In Edinburgh

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by eric
Wed Aug 30, 2006 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA New Club World
Replies: 77
Views: 17312

RE: BA New Club World

The only real disadvantage I see in moving CW backwards is the increased engine noise as being at front of the plane is one of the perks you get, less noise, more relaxation.

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by eric
Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5th KLM Airbus A330 Touched-down In Amsterdam
Replies: 68
Views: 12964

RE: 5th KLM Airbus A330 Touched-down In Amsterdam

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by eric
Mon Jun 26, 2006 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What High School Did You Attend?
Replies: 194
Views: 10792

RE: What High School Did You Attend?

Attended The United World College of the Atlantic, part of the UWC, an organisation aiming to creat 'peace through understanding and educate tomorrows leaders. Best two years of my life, <a href="http://www.atlanticcollege.org" target="_blank">www.atlanticcollege.org</a> <a href="http://www.uwc.org"...

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by eric
Tue Jun 06, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SK Y+ Transatlantic
Replies: 6
Views: 1903

RE: SK Y+ Transatlantic

Y+ is nothing to write home about. You do have a wider seat and larger pitch, two choices of meals vs only on in Economy, pre-departure 'drink', personal water bottle and 'separate' cabin (just by curtains). Make sure you ask for bulkhead (not middle seats) as they have marginally better legroom and...

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by eric
Wed Apr 19, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Done A High School Exchange Trip?
Replies: 29
Views: 3569

RE: Has Anyone Done A High School Exchange Trip?

Why just do one year abroad? Consider <a href="http://www.uwc.org" target="_blank">UWC</a>. It is a two year program offering the International Baccalaureate. There are 10 schools worldwide and as a Canadian you qualify for full scholarship. The original idea behind the school is 'peace through unde...

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by eric
Sat Apr 08, 2006 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Scotland - What/Who Are They?
Replies: 29
Views: 6104

RE: Air Scotland - What/Who Are They?

I travelled on Air Scotland not to long ago. The aircraft is well dodgy, safety-wise there is nothing wrong but the interior is very worn - for someone who is not updated on the airline, I assume they would feel unsafe. Service is very "standard" for a low-cost. No extra smiles; they have overhead m...

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by eric
Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Used An Online Dating Website?
Replies: 33
Views: 2727

RE: Ever Used An Online Dating Website?

What!!!????!!!

You're telling me A.net is not a dating website?

How do I get my money back?

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by eric
Thu Feb 16, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Initial Order Numbers 747 V A380
Replies: 17
Views: 3015

RE: Initial Order Numbers 747 V A380

Well, there are several points as to why the B747 had more orders than the A380. 1. Airline regulation When the 747 came into service, the market was highly regulated - airlines had a greater liberty to order whatever aircraft they wanted as every airline more or less held a virtual monopoly in thei...

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by eric
Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Scotland - Still Functioning?
Replies: 5
Views: 2121

RE: Air Scotland - Still Functioning?

EDI to glamours ALC, 25.3

Nothing very positive posted about them anywhere.

Thanks for the reply's

Eric

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by eric
Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Scotland - Still Functioning?
Replies: 5
Views: 2121

Air Scotland - Still Functioning?

Hey I know this was posted a few weeks ago as well but I have some Me and some friends are flying on Air Scotland in March. The flight was really cheap and now, on their website, it shows as sold out. The flight is supposed to leave at 07.00 in the morning but on the BAA site, it lists it as 18.40 d...

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by eric
Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)
Replies: 110
Views: 11256

RE: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)

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by eric
Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)
Replies: 110
Views: 11256

RE: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)

[email protected], I admire how the rationale behind your arguements are always, don't like it, don't fly it. Granted, 10kg is the rule, so 10kg is the rule. But by that logic, why should I pay for someone who weigh's more than me? Where is then the rationale if you are viewing total baggage allowance? But, R...

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by eric
Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)
Replies: 110
Views: 11256

RE: FR To Revolutionise European Air Travel (again)

Seeing the other post is slowly dying out and this actually deals with the announcement, I will post my reply in this thread. From previous thread __________________________________________________________ Oh, I see possible airport nightmare scenarios occuring. I guess they will now start weighing ...

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by eric
Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?
Replies: 136
Views: 19272

RE: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?

Oh, I see possible airport nightmare scenarios occuring. I guess they will now start weighing peoples hand luggage when going through security to make sure people don't bring onboard any more than 10kgs. And then, "I'm sorry Sir, but you will have check that bag in, its weight is 11kg. Our rules cle...

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by eric
Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Pilotstrike In Copenhagen
Replies: 93
Views: 9758

RE: SAS Pilotstrike In Copenhagen

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by eric
Fri Jan 20, 2006 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK....DEN-ARN....would It Work?
Replies: 8
Views: 2571

RE: SK....DEN-ARN....would It Work?

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by eric
Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funny Pics And Video Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 3041

RE: Funny Pics And Video Thread

if you don't like james blunt

http://eclectech.co.uk/gullible.php

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by eric
Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bacx To Become BA Connect
Replies: 79
Views: 7137

RE: Bacx To Become BA Connect

I think <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> are making several mistakes: * They created GO (not GO-BA) to avoid brand confusion, i.e. a flight on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> would give you free food, <acronym title="Anglo Cargo (United Kingdom)">EC</acronym> points, the p...

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by eric
Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Little Early - But What Will SK's Next Widebody?
Replies: 19
Views: 3442

RE: A Little Early - But What Will SK's Next Widebody?

true true, bad on me

call it creativity, as the article paraphrases from boersen. it does say it is a paradoc. went some time between reading the article and posting.

eric

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by eric
Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Little Early - But What Will SK's Next Widebody?
Replies: 19
Views: 3442

RE: A Little Early - But What Will SK's Next Widebody?

And according to <a href="http://www.boarding.no/art.asp?id=19435" target="_blank">this article</a>, SAS is losing NOK100 million on their <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acrony...

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by eric
Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Booking With Opodo.co.uk Overseas
Replies: 1
Views: 2160

RE: Booking With Opodo.co.uk Overseas

all my tickets with opodo are usually electronic when booked from abroad. if it is not electronic, you pick your tickets up at the airlines travel agency. besides, it will tell you this when you book.

eric

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by eric
Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Newspaper Do You Buy And Why?
Replies: 44
Views: 2819

RE: What Newspaper Do You Buy And Why?

Financial Times, The Times and Sunday Times although the standard of the times has decreased significantly since they went tabloid format. Whilst in Norway; Aftenposten and Dagens Næringsliv although the latter tend to focus to much on personalities rather than business these days.<br><br>[Edited 20...

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by eric
Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anomaly In Japanese Financial Markets
Replies: 3
Views: 1342

RE: Anomaly In Japanese Financial Markets

I know and this anomaly is founded on low consumer spending and high household debt. An economy cannot be upheld on the basis of high FDI. Although it is good for growth, it is no real indicator of the economy itself. The Japanese National Bank still holds large amounts of US Dollars, i.e. an indica...

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by eric
Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anomaly In Japanese Financial Markets
Replies: 3
Views: 1342

RE: Anomaly In Japanese Financial Markets

Well, one of the greatest problems are that investments are low. With low household savings (unlike the Japanese bank) and a high rate of pensioners combined with a very high household debt and a stagnant economy this does not create the positive spin one wants on a economy. Although the outlooks ar...

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by eric
Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Great European Livery Tournament- The Final!
Replies: 70
Views: 5296

RE: Great European Livery Tournament- The Final!

bmi



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by eric
Sun Dec 04, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should She Be Able To Sue?
Replies: 44
Views: 3115

RE: Should She Be Able To Sue?

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by eric
Sun Dec 04, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Death Penalty Unfair For Murderers?
Replies: 86
Views: 5188

RE: Is The Death Penalty Unfair For Murderers?

It is generally perceived in the West that death penalty is sinking to the level of the killer, i.e. a killer is perceived to lack reasoning and the ability to function normally in society. This is where prison plays its roll as <i>correctional</i> institution to make sure these people are able to f...

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by eric
Wed Nov 30, 2005 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US To Europe Postal Router Agencies
Replies: 1
Views: 2453

US To Europe Postal Router Agencies

Hey I am wondering if anyone can help me with this: I remember reading somewhere about these agencies or mailboxes in the US which would reroute to Europe, i.e. it enabled you to buy products that only ships to the US. These agencies reroutes for a small fee Can anyone help me with this? Thanks Eric

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by eric
Mon Nov 21, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two
Replies: 163
Views: 3404

RE: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two

no

_________


If you're American, do you speak American or English?

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by eric
Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Knight Raider Or A-Team?
Replies: 36
Views: 1667

RE: Knight Raider Or A-Team?

He is German, of course Knight Rider wins. David Hasselhof always wins there...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/stirthepot.gif" alt="stirthepot" border=0>  But seriously, Knight Rider was always best. Having re-seen A-team, it is just sooo boring. Never any real fighting. No wonde...

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by eric
Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Glasgow Rangers FC: Rest In Peace
Replies: 21
Views: 2102

RE: Glasgow Rangers FC: Rest In Peace

Well, we all know this day had to come and that the Hibbs are better than the rangers  Wink (as if...)


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by eric
Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Is Everyone So Grumpy?
Replies: 15
Views: 1055

RE: Why Is Everyone So Grumpy?

I think it is also worth remembering a large part of A.net's participants are people who's spoken language is not English. I remember when I first moved back to an English-speaking country I was percieved as harsh, judgemental and unfair simply because my English was not up to scratch. Now I'm just ...

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by eric
Sat Nov 19, 2005 11:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Please Stop The A380 Break Even Threads
Replies: 17
Views: 2069

RE: Please Stop The A380 Break Even Threads

Does people not realise it is a BRAND new aircraft. This is the first time in airliners.net's history that a new aircraft from Boeing or Airbus is launched and not a derivatie. Me thinks that when B787 flies for the first time these exact same threads are going to show up. What if we wait a couple o...

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by eric
Sat Nov 19, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blue Thunder Or Airwolf?
Replies: 7
Views: 1614

RE: Blue Thunder Or Airwolf?

yeah, but you know when the Airwold crew lowered their protective shield (or whatever it was...) in front of their eyes and the music came, you just knew Airwold was about to kick some heavy ass.

Airwolf was sooooo good. loved it

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Provides Your Internet Service?
Replies: 39
Views: 2966

RE: Who Provides Your Internet Service?

i know, we struck at an offer.

usually something around £35/month. but we are bound to them for 12 months...  Sad

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Provides Your Internet Service?
Replies: 39
Views: 2966

RE: Who Provides Your Internet Service?

telewest, 1mb download unlimited, free cable and free national phonecalls. £24.99/month


eric

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 20
Replies: 173
Views: 1800

RE: Word Game 20

vomit


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eric

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two
Replies: 163
Views: 3404

RE: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two

The dryer cleaner

__________

Do you fear getting older?

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two
Replies: 163
Views: 3404

RE: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two

wallpaper, as I did not you could put emulsion on your wall.

q:flyAUA or Matt27?

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Did You Think Of Little Britain 3?
Replies: 19
Views: 3189

RE: What Did You Think Of Little Britain 3?

Honestly, I think the concept is deteriorating, and that fast. Don't get me wrong, I love Little Britain, but I believe that is has simply outplayed its humours aspects. In stead of inventing new characters they just play them that much further to the obvious. It seems they have realised that dressi...

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by eric
Fri Nov 18, 2005 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two
Replies: 163
Views: 3404

RE: Ask / Answer A Question - Chapter Two

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