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by mirrodie
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Return Of The "American" Station Wagon?
Replies: 123
Views: 16242

RE: The Return Of The "American" Station Wagon?

Larry, I always love your station pics. Good memories. While I still loved the utility of those things, they are history unfortunately. The new car numbers are in... and with Americans short memories, small cars are back 'in' with $4 gas. Wifey was rear ended not long ago, once in the Honda Pilot, t...

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by mirrodie
Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Congrats To AAuntie..Longevity With Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 6155

RE: Congrats To AAuntie..Longevity With Airlines?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHLapproach" class="quote" target="_blank">PHLapproach</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Talk about good timing.</i></font></...

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by mirrodie
Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Jumps Into Tiger Exhibit At Zoo
Replies: 15
Views: 4162

RE: Man Jumps Into Tiger Exhibit At Zoo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> To qualify for the Darwin Award...

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by mirrodie
Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox "News" - Nice Fact Checking
Replies: 22
Views: 3167

RE: Fox "News" - Nice Fact Checking

They didnt retract anything nor did they state is as fact, but as a joke.

Seems spot on IMHO.

Worth a laugh


Arrrrgh

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by mirrodie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Congrats To AAuntie..Longevity With Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 6155

Congrats To AAuntie..Longevity With Airlines?

Compelled to congratulate my AAunt for retiring after 35 years of service at American Airlines. That said, I post this with some sadness and hope for the future of airline personnel. In these times, it is becoming INCREASING RARE to start with one airline and retire with the same company under the s...

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by mirrodie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IOS 6: First Impressions?
Replies: 124
Views: 6242

RE: IOS 6: First Impressions?

Havent used the phone much in since my update last night. The map update with verbal turn by turn was useful in our driving home last night. Real time traffic is cool. Havent perused the other aspects yet. But Siris enhanced capabilites will make my life easier. Only GLARING con to mee seems to be t...

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by mirrodie
Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?
Replies: 276
Views: 12083

RE: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Silver1SWA" class="quote" target="_blank">Silver1SWA</a> (<a href="#181" class="quote">Reply 181</a>):<br/><i>If 4S users don't feel compelled t...

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by mirrodie
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, Today I Turned 40
Replies: 16
Views: 3555

RE: So, Today I Turned 40

Enjoy your birthday!

Onwards upwards and to the beyond!

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by mirrodie
Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wearing A Tie/cravate: Do You, Don't You And Why?
Replies: 68
Views: 6979

RE: Wearing A Tie/cravate: Do You, Don't You And Why?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Quoting mirrodie (Thread sta...

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by mirrodie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wearing A Tie/cravate: Do You, Don't You And Why?
Replies: 68
Views: 6979

Wearing A Tie/cravate: Do You, Don't You And Why?

Worn a neck tie for years, all through grade and high school. Now running a practice and seeing patients and I have not worn a tie in 10 years. Why? I really don't see the relevance or importance of this totem, a necktie. (And this was before studies suggested that doctors should not wear them to re...

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by mirrodie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bye Bye Virgin Trains
Replies: 19
Views: 3338

RE: Bye Bye Virgin Trains

How long was Virgin trains around? Considering their foothold in aviation, its interesting to hear about this. Never heard of it before.


A license to print money....very interesting and not much different on this side of the pond it seems with our passenger network...

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by mirrodie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is My House Haunted?
Replies: 38
Views: 5880

RE: Is My House Haunted?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Quoting baexecutive (Thread starter): I m...

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by mirrodie
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: AA New Livery Likely
Replies: 170
Views: 39108

RE: WSJ: AA New Livery Likely

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ghifty" class="quote" target="_blank">ghifty</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Supposedly it's also harder to maintain the ...

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by mirrodie
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pictures From Work
Replies: 29
Views: 5089

RE: Pictures From Work

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/johns624" class="quote" target="_blank">johns624</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>They dress in pinstriped engineer hats and...

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by mirrodie
Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: AA New Livery Likely
Replies: 170
Views: 39108

RE: WSJ: AA New Livery Likely

Interesting. Its said how much their naked planes save on fuel costs.
Its adding some cost to paint the jets.

interesting move.

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by mirrodie
Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First 3 Weeks On Facebook..
Replies: 16
Views: 2898

RE: First 3 Weeks On Facebook..

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mt99" class="quote" target="_blank">mt99</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>One of them is a chronic poster of "funny" ...

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by mirrodie
Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anheuser-Busch + USA Airport Codes
Replies: 15
Views: 4498

Anheuser-Busch + USA Airport Codes

<a href="http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/06/20/anheuser-busch-trademarks-42-us-airport-codes/?intcmp=obinsite" target="_blank">http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/...-us-airport-codes/?intcmp=obinsite</a> Won't get into how awful a beer they make but....you can buy airline codes?? Trademark thei...

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by mirrodie
Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 50 Shades Of Grey - Victim Support Group
Replies: 22
Views: 10207

RE: 50 Shades Of Grey - Victim Support Group

Dude, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/garnetpalmetto" class="quote" target="_blank">garnetpalmetto</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>. Given the BDSM conte...

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by mirrodie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People's Favourite Adam Sandler Movie?
Replies: 31
Views: 3249

RE: People's Favourite Adam Sandler Movie?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zentraedi" class="quote" target="_blank">Zentraedi</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i> Wow, surprised that no one mentioned ...

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by mirrodie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of MacBook/MacBook Pro
Replies: 82
Views: 6371

RE: What Do You Think Of MacBook/MacBook Pro

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klaus" class="quote" target="_blank">Klaus</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i>No, it's most likely a mechanical harddisk. It...

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by mirrodie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 50 Shades Of Grey - Victim Support Group
Replies: 22
Views: 10207

RE: 50 Shades Of Grey - Victim Support Group

***Talk to your wife about it and just keep the channels open. *** The book is nothing new. There are others much like it. Up until 50 Shades, she was reading other vampire romance books as well as sci fi. F Enjoy the ride while it lasts. If you have a good thing going, the ride never stops. <table ...

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by mirrodie
Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of MacBook/MacBook Pro
Replies: 82
Views: 6371

RE: What Do You Think Of MacBook/MacBook Pro

1. How long have you had it? 3 years, 6 months. 2. What is the performance like? Great but a little slower recently. OUt of 320 Gb, I have about 13 Gb free and I think this is why is been slower. Interesting to read Klaus' remarks about SSD. Mine has a 320 Gb SATA disk. Guessing that is not SSD. But...

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by mirrodie
Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.
Replies: 76
Views: 7901

RE: RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.

My deepest condolences to you and your families.

-Mirrodie

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by mirrodie
Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Issue With Paying Tax?
Replies: 106
Views: 4462

RE: What's Your Issue With Paying Tax?

You asked "What's Your Issue With Paying Tax?" Can't say I have a problem with paying taxes. I do take great offense at watching my dollars being pissed away to entitlement programs. As a young doctor, I used to truly be much more empathetic to the economically challenged. Nowaways, these folks come...

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by mirrodie
Wed May 30, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Im Joining The Navy!
Replies: 53
Views: 4200

RE: Im Joining The Navy!

Rob, I applaud you. All the best. I have a tremendous respect for our soldiers. Though I chose another career path, I was able to serve our soldiers at the Veterans Hospital for several years. And while I love private practice now, I miss those days up at the hospital. Much respect and blessings. Mi...

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by mirrodie
Thu May 24, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips On Vacation To Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 2763

RE: Tips On Vacation To Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/simonriat" class="quote" target="_blank">simonriat</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> I can still smell the air 10 years af...

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by mirrodie
Wed May 23, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips On Vacation To Australia
Replies: 32
Views: 2763

RE: Tips On Vacation To Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ipodguy7" class="quote" target="_blank">ipodguy7</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> MEL CNS <acronym title="Brisbane (...

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by mirrodie
Wed May 23, 2012 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Maharaja Advertising
Replies: 13
Views: 8515

RE: Air India Maharaja Advertising

region specific? How so? I'm further intrigued.

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by mirrodie
Wed May 23, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R.I.P. Vaporlock
Replies: 63
Views: 5039

RE: R.I.P. Vaporlock

Wow, just getting back and settled from St. Maarten to see such sad news.

My condolences to her family. You'll be missed Phyllis.

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by mirrodie
Tue May 22, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Maharaja Advertising
Replies: 13
Views: 8515

RE: Air India Maharaja Advertising

Do they still have dolls as well for advertisements?

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by mirrodie
Tue May 22, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Maharaja Advertising
Replies: 13
Views: 8515

Air India Maharaja Advertising

I recently came across a small figurine that I found in my grandmother's attic. It did back in 1970s when Air India had some sort of advertising program in NYC. I'm curious to know does Air India still use the maharajah figure as part of its advertising, I guess in the same way at Exxon used to use ...

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by mirrodie
Sat May 12, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Star Trek Movie.
Replies: 13
Views: 1319

RE: Favourite Star Trek Movie.

STar Trek 2 was best,

second best would be 6, IMHO. Perfect ending.


The latest Star Trek really was quite impressive though. I think the one that came out in 2010, the prequel.

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by mirrodie
Sat May 12, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In Miami
Replies: 17
Views: 1748

RE: Living In Miami

Real estate there is quite cheap.

Great weather, vistas, terrible traffic sprawl, great night life.

Great spotting.

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by mirrodie
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Pillow Fight Day
Replies: 3
Views: 1220

RE: International Pillow Fight Day

Every day is potentially pillow fight day when you have your toddlers in the house! ;P

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by mirrodie
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui: Ia Orana Half Way Around The World
Replies: 71
Views: 31695

RE: Air Tahiti Nui: Ia Orana Half Way Around The World

Roni, thanks for bringing back some memories of our experience on Air Tahiti. Nice photos and youtube as well!

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by mirrodie
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Concorde Experience In Minute Detail
Replies: 118
Views: 34702

RE: The Concorde Experience In Minute Detail

<a href="http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/concorde-the-final-flight-service-wine.html" target="_blank">http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/conc...the-final-flight-service-wine.html</a> So it was 9 years ago today that I flew on G-BOAC and subsequently wrote this trip report , then did a spot on the Disco...

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by mirrodie
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tree Removal
Replies: 22
Views: 2011

RE: Tree Removal

zckls04, maybe you should pay for geezers plane ticket and go from there. Might still be cheaper even after you rent what you need.

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by mirrodie
Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tree Removal
Replies: 22
Views: 2011

RE: Tree Removal

zckls04, I agree, just make sure they are insured and get about a half dozen estimates. And ask around. We were about to just do it until we happened to ask a neighbor and they gave us the name of the guy who charged half... I mean I can see because of hte proximity to the house and access to equipe...

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by mirrodie
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Changed Your Life After Having Kids?
Replies: 25
Views: 2558

RE: How Much Changed Your Life After Having Kids?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EasternSon" class="quote" target="_blank">EasternSon</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>you won't care in the least , because ...

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by mirrodie
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tree Removal
Replies: 22
Views: 2011

RE: Tree Removal

Jan gave a detailed analysis. The tight quarters may be an issue. But we had 2 pines, side by side, 70 feet tall, as well as 9 other smaller trees, all removed to the tune of $1,550. But that was our third estimate after having 2 others done and quoted for double the price. So yes, get 3 estimates a...

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by mirrodie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tree Removal
Replies: 22
Views: 2011

RE: Tree Removal

total rip off


Did you throw in an extra 1 by accident?

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by mirrodie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is America Permanently On A Downslope?
Replies: 76
Views: 3848

RE: Is America Permanently On A Downslope?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dc9northwest" class="quote" target="_blank">dc9northwest</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> I can say that there has been a v...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train Horns On Cars,,,,,, Is This Legal?
Replies: 17
Views: 19598

RE: Train Horns On Cars,,,,,, Is This Legal?

Flagrant use of horns in an empty industrial/ commercial zoned parking lots. You are probably correct. Oh and I also blow them when driving past our departed family in the cemetery that I pass to and from my way to work. I highly doubt I am not ticking off anyone anymore than planes flying overhead....

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Work Out For A Skinny Wimp?
Replies: 18
Views: 3393

RE: Best Work Out For A Skinny Wimp?

Pellegrini is dead on. My body type is also mesomorphic. I went from wanting to lose 13 pounds off the belly. And I did. Now I struggle to maintain the muscle gain I think you may want to consider eating like you do BUT u got to eat every three hours. Eat a lot more protein and a lot more complex ca...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Just Thought I'd Pass This Along
Replies: 9
Views: 4437

RE: Just Thought I'd Pass This Along

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Goldenshield" class="quote" target="_blank">Goldenshield</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Still, no credit for the A.net ph...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Work Out For A Skinny Wimp?
Replies: 18
Views: 3393

RE: Best Work Out For A Skinny Wimp?

If you are looking at gaining weight and have a voracious appetite, what do you eat?? Sounds like you have a stoked metabolism to start. Chin ups and pull ups are great, builds the v taper of a back. And you got some great info up there. But I think you might want to look at total caloric intake. Ea...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW, VW Signal Death Of Diesel In US. Buick Too.
Replies: 152
Views: 7049

RE: BMW, VW Signal Death Of Diesel In US. Buick Too.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#140" class="quote">Reply 140</a>):<br/><i> colossal mistake for the US to embrace ...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travolta's Jet Used For Pan Am Show?
Replies: 19
Views: 17836

RE: Travolta's Jet Used For Pan Am Show?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJet747" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJet747</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>they use a life-size mock-up of the 70...

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by mirrodie
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train Horns On Cars,,,,,, Is This Legal?
Replies: 17
Views: 19598

RE: Train Horns On Cars,,,,,, Is This Legal?

Finally a thread I can sink my teeth into. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/stasisLAX" class="quote" target="_blank">stasisLAX</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/>...

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by mirrodie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW, VW Signal Death Of Diesel In US. Buick Too.
Replies: 152
Views: 7049

RE: BMW, VW Signal Death Of Diesel In US. Buick Too.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#127" class="quote">Reply 127</a>):<br/><i>why are you as a German who generally ar...

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