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by 787
Wed Mar 02, 2005 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German Jobless Rate...
Replies: 65
Views: 3278

RE: German Jobless Rate...

Oh don't speak badly about Germany. We all know they can't have anything wrong with their perfect society.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> German unemployment rate unification or not is still 11.4%. The number of people out of work in January rose by 227,000 ...

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Irony Of U.S. Policy Towards Nukes
Replies: 68
Views: 1793

RE: Irony Of U.S. Policy Towards Nukes

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Type Of Dog Do You Have
Replies: 24
Views: 3959

RE: What Type Of Dog Do You Have

Wow four eyes! Impressive!!!  Smile

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti Catholic/Anti Pope Threads/Posts
Replies: 59
Views: 2206

Anti Catholic/Anti Pope Threads/Posts

It really amazes me of the outright hatred that some people have to take the time to post such hateful statements not only about the church itself whom many on this site follow but of the man as well. Where is the respect for those who also choose to visit this site who are of the Catholic faith or ...

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Again In Hospital
Replies: 14
Views: 2012

RE: Pope Again In Hospital

Well put Jake. Well put!

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages
Replies: 155
Views: 6939

RE: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages

Yes. That is bizarre. Perhaps then it would be more appropriate to bash ones own neighbor who is probably just as opposed to same sex unions as well instead of bashing the head of the Catholic Church. A Church that a good deal of people don't even belong to. The whole issue of same sex marriage itse...

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Again In Hospital
Replies: 14
Views: 2012

RE: Pope Again In Hospital

There is a great amount of respect to the Pope as leader of the Catholic Church. He is a holy man who has caused many to live a better life in the words that he has spoken. Thus the reverence towards the man. Will some be affected by his death? Sure. But Catholics will endure the loss as they have h...

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by 787
Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages
Replies: 155
Views: 6939

RE: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages

One thing for certain, same sex marriage is not going to happen anytime soon at least in the U.S. along with most other countries. Catholic or not. The vast majority of the world is not ready for it and probably never will be. For thousands of years it has always been people of the opposite sex that...

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by 787
Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages
Replies: 155
Views: 6939

RE: Pope's Opinion On Gay Marriages

Marriage has always been a religious union between a man and a women. The Catholic church has deep seeded traditions and this tradition will remain rightfully so. Go forth and propagate. You can't do that in a same sex union. Catholics around the world should speak out against the degregation of thi...

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by 787
Wed Feb 23, 2005 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupidest Customer Complaints You've Recieved.
Replies: 44
Views: 4246

RE: Stupidest Customer Complaints You've Recieved.

Has anyone noticed that most of these stupid idiotic complaints are from women? Bitch requesting the seat. Bitch with the lift ticket. Bitch with the wet letter. Bitch with the cell phone bill. Bitch with the toilet seat. Bitch with the fries. WTF! These bitches need to be freakin slapped. And I mea...

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by 787
Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abuse Rampant Amongst Catholic Priests
Replies: 41
Views: 1842

RE: Abuse Rampant Amongst Catholic Priests

The abuse in the church is no different in other organized religions or indeed society. What we do have is a convenient way to cast disparaging comments to a church that some just love to hate. Just look at the comments here and other Catholic themed posts. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% sty...

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by 787
Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USS Jimmy Carter Enters Service
Replies: 77
Views: 6305

RE: USS Jimmy Carter Enters Service

Funny, Jimmy Carter brought the U.S. to the depths of economic despair. Now the USS Jimmy Carter will ply the depths of the oceans.

How ironic!

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by 787
Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Photographed Airliner On A.net?
Replies: 8
Views: 5345

Most Photographed Airliner On A.net?

A lot of photos (230) of this aircraft in the data base. So, is it Peter Max? N77014 Ship 014 (cn 29862/253) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/770619/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/770619/M/" target="_blank">View Me...

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by 787
Sun Feb 20, 2005 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Peter Max Report
Replies: 127
Views: 12487

RE: The Peter Max Report

Nice view from the gate too!

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by 787
Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May
Replies: 30
Views: 4918

RE: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May

Come to the U.S? I thought it was come to the U.S. and work that was the issue. No work permit. It's tough but that's the law. You have to live with it and no one ever said life was fair. Anyway enjoy the flight. I sincerely hope you get your 500 Euros worth. Wish I was in on some of the profits tho...

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by 787
Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song Airline Or Pan Am
Replies: 18
Views: 3516

RE: Song Airline Or Pan Am

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by 787
Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May
Replies: 30
Views: 4918

RE: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May

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by 787
Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Your Sports Hero?
Replies: 48
Views: 5364

RE: Who Is Your Sports Hero?

Arthur Ashe. "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever the cost." A class all by himself. <img src="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/tennis/features/1997/arthurashe/images/1992l.jpg"> RIP Ar...

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by 787
Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May
Replies: 30
Views: 4918

RE: DC8 Sightseeing Flight Confirmed: 15 May

500 euro for a 1 hour DC-8 flight? You have to be kidding! Having flown on many DC-8's over the years I can assure you that you are not missing much other than the fact it is a DC-8 and that is hard to do these days.

This outfit Air Events sees you coming. Not worth it in my humble opinion.

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by 787
Thu Feb 17, 2005 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Helicopters
Replies: 17
Views: 4527

RE: Pan Am Helicopters

Yes there is a scene at the 34 St Heliport. A/C use used is the Bell 222.

Here is a photo from the Heliport.

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by 787
Thu Feb 17, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Helicopters
Replies: 17
Views: 4527

RE: Pan Am Helicopters

Found this photo and was amazed by the concept. A wonderful way to connect that we do not see today.


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by 787
Wed Feb 16, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Helicopters
Replies: 17
Views: 4527

Pan Am Helicopters

Interesting that this helicopter wore the billboard scheme. Anyone know more of the history and types of helicopters flown by Pan Am? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/777610/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/777610/M/...

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by 787
Wed Feb 16, 2005 5:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Other Photo Websites?
Replies: 29
Views: 3899

RE: Other Photo Websites?

aviationjet.com was very nice Az!

Ciao!

787

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by 787
Tue Feb 15, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Much For Mercedes Benz Quality/Customer Service
Replies: 51
Views: 4731

RE: So Much For Mercedes Benz Quality/Customer Service

<b>German engineering (especially regarding cars) is the best in the world and I would never buy another car than a German car.</b> What was the problem again? LOL My advice, fix the problem and drive on. Mechanical things break and often need to be fixed. Good engineering or not. The problem is cus...

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by 787
Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travota Boeing 707 @ LAX
Replies: 31
Views: 4973

RE: John Travota Boeing 707 @ LAX

Name : TRAVOLTA, JOHN JOSEPH Airman's Address : 15821 VENTURA BLVD STE 460 ENCINO, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym>, 91436-4778 FAA Region : Western/Pacific Date of Medical : May, 2003 Class of Medical : 1 Expiration of Class 1 privileges : Nov, 2003 Airman Certificates : Private Pilot Airpla...

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by 787
Sat Feb 12, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787
Replies: 29
Views: 11331

RE: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787



It's GOING to look nice!

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by 787
Sat Feb 12, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British CNN Guy - Richard Quest
Replies: 33
Views: 4778

RE: British CNN Guy - Richard Quest

You do realise that BBC World is bigger than CNN don't you?

Yes. My point exactly. He downgrades to CNN.

That should tell you something about this parody of a Brit broadcaster.

 Big thumbs up

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by 787
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non_aviation Forum: A Daily Portal?
Replies: 27
Views: 1441

RE: Non_aviation Forum: A Daily Portal?

See what I mean! Response 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Proven right. Heh. As I said, you want a great aviation site? Dilute that kind of teenager nonsense and you will get an awesome aviation site. <br><br>[Edited 2005-02...

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by 787
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British CNN Guy - Richard Quest
Replies: 33
Views: 4778

RE: British CNN Guy - Richard Quest

I first saw this person on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> in Venezia. He was in the U.S. to cover the Democratic National convention. "Richard Quest was earmarked for great things at the BBC" LOL!!!! He should have stayed there. No wonder CNN's ratings across the board are do...

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by 787
Thu Feb 10, 2005 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non_aviation Forum: A Daily Portal?
Replies: 27
Views: 1441

RE: Non_aviation Forum: A Daily Portal?

<b>The best flamefests on the whole internet</b> Yes, that is the problem and because it is allowed to happen the whole site of airliners.net is diminished in it's quest to be a truly phenomenal aviation site. Until it addresses some of the ridiculousness here in the non-aviation forum it will never...

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by 787
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 For Ethiopian Airlines
Replies: 128
Views: 14628

RE: 787 For Ethiopian Airlines

Very Nice!

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by 787
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "It's Fun To Shoot People!"
Replies: 48
Views: 3153

RE: "It's Fun To Shoot People!"

Though what this General spoke of was clearly a poor choice of words, I would much rather have his type defending people than some limp wishy washy "oh we have to coddle these enemies and offer them petunias as a gesture of our sympathy and kindness". Marines everywhere should thank this General for...

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by 787
Thu Feb 03, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: State Of The Union Speech: What Did You Think?
Replies: 86
Views: 5046

RE: State Of The Union Speech: What Did You Think?

The regimes in Syria and Iran are on notice that their type of governments will end up in the ash heap of history. Throw North Korea in there too. Deep down the issues are what you saw in the hug between those two women. People should think about that! "America stands with you". Not a bad country to...

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by 787
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kissing Up To Politicians
Replies: 2
Views: 1209

Kissing Up To Politicians



I am reminded of an Oreo cookie. The white stuff is smushed. Can't imagine why, but I am.

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by 787
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Global Brands
Replies: 38
Views: 2163

RE: Top 5 Global Brands

Well the French seem to be quite behind the times on cetain things of late. Starbucks has not cought on in France as it has done elsewhere around the world. The bigger question is why is there no French company on this list?

hmmm

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by 787
Tue Feb 01, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Global Brands
Replies: 38
Views: 2163

RE: Top 5 Global Brands

Starbucks not global? You better check that. They are VERY international. Australia Austria Bahrain Canada Chile Cyprus France Germany Greece Hong Kong S.A.R. Indonesia Japan Kuwait Lebanon Malaysia Mexico New Zealand Oman People`s Republic of China Peru Philippines Puerto Rico Qatar Saudi Arabia Si...

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by 787
Tue Feb 01, 2005 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Global Brands
Replies: 38
Views: 2163

RE: Top 5 Global Brands

Al Jazeera? LOL Excuse me while I buy my Al Jazeera latte while I use my Al Jazeera phone to check on my Al Jazera web auction site to see if I won that Aj Jazeera I-Pod. Yeah right! How laughable. It's not Al-Jazeera sorry. Now back to reality. At one time it was Coca-Cola then followed by Pan Am. ...

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by 787
Tue Feb 01, 2005 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All White Livery..Which Airline Was The First?
Replies: 32
Views: 7982

RE: All White Livery..Which Airline Was The First?

Air West was very white evidence the photos then there was Air France with similar. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/563821/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/563821/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos...

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by 787
Sun Jan 30, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Election Day.
Replies: 29
Views: 1605

RE: Iraq Election Day.

What will be interesting is if the percentage of people voting in Iraq will be higher than what it was in the last U.S. Presidential election.

The people in Iraq have not had a free election in over 40 years. Today they have it!

Enjoy the freedom of people voting free. It's wonderful!

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by 787
Sun Jan 30, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Elections (Highly Disagree Of US Envolvment)
Replies: 7
Views: 2234

RE: Iraqi Elections (Highly Disagree Of US Envolvment)

LOL what can one do but laugh at this thread and one's own personal disagreement. Anyway, what will be interesting is if the percentage of people voting in Iraq will be higher than what it was in the last U.S. Presidential election. The people in Iraq have not had a free election in over 40 years. T...

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by 787
Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore 744 Video! Amazing!
Replies: 53
Views: 16997

RE: Singapore 744 Video! Amazing!

"A jetliner has never crashed in a crosswind landing."

LOL!! Not sure what you meant with that. But that is incorrect.

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by 787
Sat Jan 29, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore 744 Video! Amazing!
Replies: 53
Views: 16997

RE: Singapore 744 Video! Amazing!

Actually just a normal crosswind landing within the demonstrated crosswind component. These types of landings occur around the world each day. They do however make for interesting videos. Thanks for sharing.

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by 787
Sat Jan 29, 2005 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: 7E7 Is Now 787
Replies: 93
Views: 16350

RE: Official: 7E7 Is Now 787

787?
What a weird name. It was only a matter of time.
 Smile
787

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by 787
Fri Jan 21, 2005 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inaugural Speech Extraordinary..What Did You Think
Replies: 101
Views: 3615

RE: Inaugural Speech Extraordinary..What Did You Think

Wow, there sure does seem to be a lot of bitter people over the inauguration of President Bush. Poor form for those Americans who slap the face of the majority who elected the President. As for those overseas outside of the U.S. , you have to learn to live with the Americans and their decision. You ...

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by 787
Thu Jan 20, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GWB's Re-election - International Reaction.
Replies: 47
Views: 3302

RE: GWB's Re-election - International Reaction.

Give it a rest Yuki. We all see what you are trying to do. Stay on point and maybe you will get some backing on what could be a legitimate question had it not been posted by you. You make your own bed with your past threads and comments. If others have any doubt, just take a look at his/her comments.

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by 787
Thu Jan 20, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GWB's Re-election - International Reaction.
Replies: 47
Views: 3302

RE: GWB's Re-election - International Reaction.

Honestly, Americans look at these results and think about them for a few minutes and then go on with their lives. It's like looking at a magazine in a Doctors office, when your name is called, you stop mid-article and put the magazine down and go on with your life without thinking of the article or ...

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by 787
Sat Jan 15, 2005 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arab Airlines Outperformed Rest Of World In 2004
Replies: 69
Views: 8941

RE: Arab Airlines Outperformed Rest Of World In 2004

24% by Arab Airlines. Again I say "so?" I can appreciate your pan-Arab unity of these "wonderful" state owned carriers but I am not impressed with their total lack of profitability or their free marketplace stance. (none) Isn't government owned wonderful re: the balance sheet? That's no stereotype m...

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by 787
Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arab Airlines Outperformed Rest Of World In 2004
Replies: 69
Views: 8941

RE: Arab Airlines Outperformed Rest Of World In 2004

So? Government owned and highly subsidized. I wonder what they pay in fuel costs? That savings is passed on into service quality and thus the passenger increase. I am not impressed with these numbers except to say that a good deal of these carriers are managed by Westerners who seem to have carte bl...

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by 787
Mon Jul 09, 2001 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov-225
Replies: 0
Views: 1160

Antonov-225

Does anyone know where I can find highly detailed data on the Antonov-225?

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by 787
Thu Mar 15, 2001 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Archeology...
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Archeology...

As an administator to an NBCI.com club about Archeology, I am wondering if anyone here likes Archeology. For the sake of science, would anyone care to join in on the fun of history and archeology. I must say though, this is not Indiana Jones, formost, this is a place of learning new things and shari...

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