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by desertjets
Mon Mar 21, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!
Replies: 50
Views: 2596

RE: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BestWestern" class="quote" target="_blank">BestWestern</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>I would agree with the comments on...

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by desertjets
Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!
Replies: 50
Views: 2596

RE: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/steeler83" class="quote" target="_blank">steeler83</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>I'll try not to let it interrupt my li...

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by desertjets
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!
Replies: 50
Views: 2596

RE: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/steeler83" class="quote" target="_blank">steeler83</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for your input. I will let you ...

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by desertjets
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!
Replies: 50
Views: 2596

RE: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tugger" class="quote" target="_blank">Tugger</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Gawd.... you just brought back that memory.....

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by desertjets
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!
Replies: 50
Views: 2596

RE: Self Gloss: My Wife And I Are Expecting!

My baby boy just turned 5 months yesterday (the 13th). So I've been in the thick of it a while. I guess my biggest piece of advice is try and learn as much as you can about her pregnancy, labor and delivery and those early days. But be prepared to forget all of it. I read 2 or 3 books, and about eve...

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by desertjets
Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Improve Your Own Freeway System
Replies: 60
Views: 3641

RE: Improve Your Own Freeway System

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Beardown91737" class="quote" target="_blank">Beardown91737</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Phoenix 1. I-10 3 lanes to Buc...

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by desertjets
Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To The Medical Professionals Out There
Replies: 9
Views: 1491

RE: To The Medical Professionals Out There

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JetBlueGuy2006" class="quote" target="_blank">JetBlueGuy2006</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Any advice is welcome. ...

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by desertjets
Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Years Ago : Start Of The Battle Of Verdun
Replies: 16
Views: 1757

RE: 100 Years Ago : Start Of The Battle Of Verdun

A few weeks back I caught an episode of Globe Trekker where they toured the battle sites of the western front. What I took away from the episode is the pure insanity of the war effort. While I did know about the trench warfare I did not know both sides undertook massive underground operations -- lit...

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by desertjets
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Valentine's Day, Good Or Bad For You?
Replies: 50
Views: 2458

RE: Valentine's Day, Good Or Bad For You?

This is our first V-day since having the baby -- so pretty much everyday is a logistical challenge. This was also the first Sunday she has been away at her work to get her own projects done. So I had baby duty the entire day and still took time once she got home to make a nicer dinner for the two of...

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by desertjets
Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sears Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2336

RE: Sears Thread

I come from a Sears family. My dad worked for them from 68 to 81 in Chicago. Ultimately leaving as a department manager at the Hawthrone Mall store in the far northern suburbs. Even by the time he left Sears was already beginning to struggle. It was a monstrous operation that wasn't all that nimble....

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by desertjets
Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authentic Cooking Question 1: French Onion Soup
Replies: 34
Views: 2532

RE: Authentic Cooking Question 1: French Onion Soup

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/duke" class="quote" target="_blank">duke</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Is the recipe for onion soup that I describ...

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by desertjets
Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetPurple To Fly Out Of SDL (Scottsdale, AZ)?
Replies: 24
Views: 4440

RE: JetPurple To Fly Out Of SDL (Scottsdale, AZ)?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> The NIMBYs in the area are what h...

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by desertjets
Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Largest US Airlines In 1983?
Replies: 58
Views: 11648

RE: 4 Largest US Airlines In 1983?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DarkSnowyNight" class="quote" target="_blank">DarkSnowyNight</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Keep in mind that a lot of t...

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by desertjets
Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marriott Buys Starwood Hotels
Replies: 5
Views: 1445

RE: Marriott Buys Starwood Hotels

I had to take a look at both Marriott's and Starwood's websites to figure out all the brands they had. I did not realize how many upscale/niche/boutique brands each had. There could be some opportunity for some alignment and consolidation there. But for non-resort type properties they are all probab...

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by desertjets
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was TWA Like?
Replies: 60
Views: 11486

RE: What Was TWA Like?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/717atOGG" class="quote" target="_blank">717atOGG</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Why would they have the large <acronym ti...

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by desertjets
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buy GM Car Parts During Two Day Stay In Chicago?
Replies: 8
Views: 1731

RE: Buy GM Car Parts During Two Day Stay In Chicago?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/falstaff" class="quote" target="_blank">falstaff</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Don't waste your time at those places. The...

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by desertjets
Mon Sep 28, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NASA: Liquid Water On Mars
Replies: 18
Views: 2136

RE: NASA: Liquid Water On Mars

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/einsteinboricua" class="quote" target="_blank">einsteinboricua</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I am all for science, but yo...

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by desertjets
Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did PmUS Fly To Asia And/or South America?
Replies: 16
Views: 2210

RE: Did PmUS Fly To Asia And/or South America?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Polot" class="quote" target="_blank">Polot</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>As mentioned US never flew to Asia. They did app...

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by desertjets
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope Holding
Replies: 33
Views: 14969

RE: Pope Holding

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>What a wonderful advertisement for Alitalia. </i...

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by desertjets
Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

RE: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mad99" class="quote" target="_blank">mad99</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> My wife breast feed out two kids until they w...

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by desertjets
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

RE: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/casinterest" class="quote" target="_blank">casinterest</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Ours was a 10 dollar call charge, w...

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by desertjets
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

RE: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> You may want to inquire with the local prac...

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by desertjets
Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

Why Isn't It Easier To Find A Doctor

So Mrs. DesertJets and I are expected our first child shortly and are in the process of trying to find a pediatrician. After going through this process to find my own PCP a while back and to find a suitable <acronym title="Oasis International Airlines (Spain)">OB</acronym>/midwife for her I am still...

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by desertjets
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA Equipment Btwn. Chicago-NewYork 1988
Replies: 7
Views: 2803

RE: TWA Equipment Btwn. Chicago-NewYork 1988

Departed flights has info for 1989 -- <a href="http://www.departedflights.com/ORD89p8.html" target="_blank">http://www.departedflights.com/ORD89p8.html</a> Single daily flight on a 727-200 <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>...

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by desertjets
Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nasa Studies Uranus And Neptune Orbiters
Replies: 24
Views: 6523

RE: Nasa Studies Uranus And Neptune Orbiters

hehe.... sending a probe to Uranus. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ZANL188" class="quote" target="_blank">ZANL188</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>$2B each...

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by desertjets
Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5206

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luckyone" class="quote" target="_blank">luckyone</a> (<a href="#87" class="quote">Reply 87</a>):<br/><i>The Duggar Family is now saying that Jos...

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by desertjets
Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5206

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OA412" class="quote" target="_blank">OA412</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>And another holier-than-thou family values Chr...

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by desertjets
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5206

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IADCA" class="quote" target="_blank">IADCA</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Never say never. Although based on the gentlem...

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by desertjets
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5206

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luckyone" class="quote" target="_blank">luckyone</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>So he's apparently owned up to this too....

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by desertjets
Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women
Replies: 113
Views: 5206

RE: Josh Duggar Is Looking For A Few Good Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ltbewr" class="quote" target="_blank">ltbewr</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> The bigger fear is that the hackers could ext...

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by desertjets
Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area
Replies: 40
Views: 2394

RE: Suburban Rivalries Within Same Metro Area

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> I know that here in the Ph...

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by desertjets
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Direct Flights Across The US?
Replies: 31
Views: 9863

RE: First Direct Flights Across The US?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OzarkD9S" class="quote" target="_blank">OzarkD9S</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Quoting spectre242 (Reply 4): Not that any...

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by desertjets
Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electronic Travel Times Signage On Freeways
Replies: 27
Views: 2030

RE: Electronic Travel Times Signage On Freeways

We did a cross country road trip last month and in our travels the following cities I remember having these signs. Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, St. Louis and I think Oklahoma City and maybe Tulsa. And my home of Albuquerque has them as well. I was assuming that they are fairly commonp...

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by desertjets
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beijing Chosen As Host City - 2022 Winter Olympics
Replies: 44
Views: 2711

RE: Beijing Chosen As Host City - 2022 Winter Olympics

I wonder if the Chinese will have to shut down every single coal burning plant to keep its winter smog acceptable looking during the games? <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bric...

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by desertjets
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Albuquerque 911: Deal With It Yourself
Replies: 7
Views: 1793

RE: Albuquerque 911: Deal With It Yourself

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Okie" class="quote" target="_blank">Okie</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Depends on your point of view sounds like the disp...

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by desertjets
Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3650

RE: Traditional Shaving

I have a full beard that I get rather lazy with. Typically I trim, edge and razor my lines once a week -- usually Sunday nights. My <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> bought me a brush and several shaving soaps a few years back. Given that I only do this once a week at b...

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by desertjets
Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI Study Group Recommends Single Terminal
Replies: 46
Views: 8148

RE: MCI Study Group Recommends Single Terminal

I can tell who actually bothered to look at the proposal presentation and those who didn't (or just looked at the pictures). The biggest takeaway for me is how the current terminal complex would still be bigger in total square footage than the either of the new construction proposals -- but the allo...

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by desertjets
Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Auto Repair "Diagnostic Fees"
Replies: 34
Views: 3542

RE: Auto Repair "Diagnostic Fees"

I believe my mechanic charges a 1/2 hour labor fee for their diagnostic fee ($50 IIRC). Which I believe they waive if they actually perform any service. I had to run into their shop several months back because my car's check engine light came on. Called ahead and they were able to fit me in at lunch...

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by desertjets
Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: The Gift That Keeps On Giving.
Replies: 169
Views: 8840

RE: Trump: The Gift That Keeps On Giving.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing717200" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing717200</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i> He's an illegal too. While disp...

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by desertjets
Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled
Replies: 58
Views: 4210

RE: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled

I think your reading comprehension is a bit lacking here. What your quoted and specifically highlighted text says is only talking about their specific sexual attraction to children, not that their adult sexual orientation is homosexual.

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by desertjets
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled
Replies: 58
Views: 4210

RE: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled

The whole gay men as pedo thing is about as old as it gets. And it was exactly that kind of crap that the Duggars and the politicos they pal about with fling about as well. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA...

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by desertjets
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled
Replies: 58
Views: 4210

RE: 19 Kids And Counting: Canceled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> It is such a shame they are canceli...

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by desertjets
Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fewer People Becoming Pilots
Replies: 110
Views: 18224

RE: Fewer People Becoming Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Passedv1" class="quote" target="_blank">Passedv1</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>I understand the temptation to compare p...

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by desertjets
Tue Jul 14, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fewer People Becoming Pilots
Replies: 110
Views: 18224

RE: Fewer People Becoming Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/redflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">redflyer</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>If all you want to do is take up flying as...

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by desertjets
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Today's Video Games Easier Than Yesteryear?
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

RE: Are Today's Video Games Easier Than Yesteryear?

I would not say they are harder, I would say they are often very different and more varied than in the days of old for a variety of reasons. For the much older stuff (I am a collector of old Atari stuff myself) many of the popular home games in the late 70s into the mid 80s for home consoles were po...

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by desertjets
Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longest DC-8-70 Series Routes
Replies: 21
Views: 7431

RE: Longest DC-8-70 Series Routes

Looking over at departedflights.com it appears that during the 70s and 80s <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> operated, almost exclusively, their <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-mai...

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by desertjets
Tue May 19, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Pic Is From A Saudi Shop
Replies: 17
Views: 2421

RE: This Pic Is From A Saudi Shop

Anthony Bourdain did a "No Reservations" episode in Jeddah many years back, it was a fan special and he was hosted by a women who was American born, but of Saudi descent who emigrated back to Jeddah. The fan host basically said that while in public women are generally covered in private amongst fami...

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by desertjets
Fri May 15, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting California
Replies: 19
Views: 1747

RE: Visiting California

While 3 weeks seems like plenty of time to do all that I can't help wonder if you are being too ambitious -- especially with your wife's health and having a few children with special needs. I feel that having fewer places that you plan to visit and more time in general to see what you want to see ma...

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by desertjets
Thu May 14, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korean Defense Minister Gruesomely Purged
Replies: 25
Views: 2722

RE: North Korean Defense Minister Gruesomely Purged

I assume he had a closed casket funeral then. This sort of reminds me of Goodfellas where the bosses beat Joe Pesci's character to death and make sure to really beat his face to a pulp so he could not have an open casket funeral. A huge slight at his family and a signal to others not to mess up unle...

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