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by flyorski
Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Disappearing Louisiana Gulf Oil
Replies: 66
Views: 3601

RE: The Disappearing Louisiana Gulf Oil

I think that for a large number of the humans on this planet, the blind extremist faith they have in a god-figure prevents them from seeing pollution as anything important. They believe that if they get killed, or the people they know get killed it is because god let them. Or even, god killed them. ...

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by flyorski
Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should The U.S. Start A Gun Control Policy?
Replies: 205
Views: 7223

Should The U.S. Start A Gun Control Policy?

With the recent shooting of a congresswomen in Arizona, I have to wonder if gun control would be possible in the U.S. My personal opinion is that although it has been implemented with mixed success in Germany, it would be much more difficult to implement in the United States. In the United States gu...

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘flydubai’ – The Airline That Hijacked My Username
Replies: 27
Views: 7430

RE: ‘flydubai’ – The Airline That Hijacked My Username

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Continental" class="quote" target="_blank">Continental</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Continental used to pay me monthly...

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by flyorski
Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 2234

RE: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Have a great holiday season, have a happy new year!

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by flyorski
Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Surviving The End Of The World In 2012, In France
Replies: 13
Views: 7391

RE: Surviving The End Of The World In 2012, In France

This is a really funny article! I feel bad for the mayor and the other locals. The way they claim the town atmosphere has been spoiled by these ufo'ers. I guess everyone has whatever beliefs they like, but I can understand that the mayor wants additional police resources as 2012 approaches. Just ima...

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by flyorski
Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Religious Affiliation?
Replies: 115
Views: 6237

RE: What Is Your Religious Affiliation?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i>A multi-religious thread should have a s...

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by flyorski
Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: North Korea With Love: Air Koryo Pyongyang-Beijing
Replies: 39
Views: 34113

RE: North Korea With Love: Air Koryo Pyongyang-Beijing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/malioil" class="quote" target="_blank">malioil</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thank you for s...

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by flyorski
Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Religious Affiliation?
Replies: 115
Views: 6237

RE: What Is Your Religious Affiliation?

I don't believe in God. Do believe that people who believe in God exist, as I like to say. I did go to a Catholic High School, while living in a city of Mormons.

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

strange clients she got at

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spending Time With My Aunt With Alzheimer
Replies: 12
Views: 3026

RE: Spending Time With My Aunt With Alzheimer

That is a really touching story. I wish you the best, and I agree, I hope a cure can be found. It sounds really strong of you to deal with her in this difficult state. I have been fortunate enough to not know anyone personally afflicted with this disease, however its apparent its really difficult on...

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

and finally get to see

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

to get some....fresh fish

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

And hopped aboard a bus

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by flyorski
Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

Suddenly on the way, he

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by flyorski
Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!
Replies: 424
Views: 6162

RE: Five-Word Story #2 - Keep The Story Goin'!

Sadly she decided to walk

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by flyorski
Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five-word Story #1 - Keep The Story Going!
Replies: 285
Views: 5973

RE: Five-word Story #1 - Keep The Story Going!

and then she wished that

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here We Go Again: DPRK Fires Artillery Into South
Replies: 102
Views: 7320

RE: Here We Go Again: Dprk Fires Artillery Into South

I always get nervous when I read these things. A good friend of mine is a Soldier (on his mandatory two year military service time) for South Korea. Hope he and all the men and women in the armed forces are safe! Something needs to be done though, having a violent neighbor to the north like this can...

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace Harrassment
Replies: 20
Views: 2382

RE: Workplace Harrassment

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>And be careful when dealing with <acro...

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA On SNL
Replies: 3
Views: 2170

TSA On SNL

Did anyone see the skit on Saturday Night Live about the TSA? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZM4Bpt3xZU

Just some humor about the situation.

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major New Threat To Airliners
Replies: 8
Views: 6035

RE: Major New Threat To Airliners

I agree! All airliners should be equipped with built in shark detectors that sense a sharks approach and allow the pilots to take evasive action. Also the airliners should all carry large amounts of fish, so that if a shark manages to get near the plane and the evasive action fails, the aircraft can...

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by flyorski
Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DTW-APN DL (XJ) 10-30/10-31 Saab 340
Replies: 18
Views: 14703

RE: DTW-APN DL (XJ) 10-30/10-31 Saab 340

Great report! Thanks for sharing   Seeing all those small town local bars is really neat, and hearing the details of the vans is appreciated too. Thanks.

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by flyorski
Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Perfect Day In Oslo: TMP-RYG/OSL-CPH-HEL
Replies: 31
Views: 16401

RE: Perfect Day In Oslo: TMP-RYG/OSL-CPH-HEL

You have some of the greatest reports FlyingFinn. Nice that you get to fly so much. Thanks for posting all of these so far, I look forward to many many more.  

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by flyorski
Fri Nov 05, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First TR : BRU-WAW-KRK-WAW-MUC-BRU With LO/LH
Replies: 7
Views: 9441

RE: First TR : BRU-WAW-KRK-WAW-MUC-BRU With LO/LH

Nice trip report, thanks for posting! I enjoyed reading it.

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by flyorski
Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IranAir Refused Refuelling In Europe
Replies: 50
Views: 21665

RE: IranAir Refused Refuelling In Europe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirbusCheerlead" class="quote" target="_blank">AirbusCheerlead</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I don’t really see the poi...

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by flyorski
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IranAir Refused Refuelling In Europe
Replies: 50
Views: 21665

RE: IranAir Refused Refuelling In Europe

I see this as a largely symbolic move, as sanctions overall tend to be.. It does not really affect the gov. but rather disrupts travelers and Iranians abroad traveling home. That said its simply a political move, and like almost all political moves is useless at affecting any real change.

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by flyorski
Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 1 Of 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 34568

RE: Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 1 Of 3)

Wow, this is a great report! Its fascinating to see such images of the country and how wealthy and well off it really looks. When I saw the pictures I could not wrap my head around the fact that people really get oppressed in a place that looks so rich and well to do. I would love to visit someday, ...

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by flyorski
Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: International Flight Tracker
Replies: 6
Views: 10455

RE: International Flight Tracker

Thanks for the replies   These are really nice links.

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by flyorski
Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: International Flight Tracker
Replies: 6
Views: 10455

International Flight Tracker

Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows of a good international flight tracker, one that shows a map with the aircrafts relative location. I know of flightaware.com but that only seems to work in the usa. I would like to find a flight tracker for flights between asia and europe for example. Thanks any...

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by flyorski
Sat May 29, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easyjet Delays
Replies: 19
Views: 5032

RE: Easyjet Delays

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHR380" class="quote" target="_blank">LHR380</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Quiet a few times I have had people asking a...

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by flyorski
Sat May 29, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easyjet Delays
Replies: 19
Views: 5032

RE: Easyjet Delays

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/varig+md-11" class="quote" target="_blank">varig md-11</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>My last 4 segments with <acronym t...

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by flyorski
Sat May 29, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top Ten Airline Hub Cities In USA
Replies: 20
Views: 34320

RE: Top Ten Airline Hub Cities In USA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NASCARAirforce" class="quote" target="_blank">NASCARAirforce</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>sn't <acronym title="Dallas ...

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by flyorski
Sat May 29, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easyjet Delays
Replies: 19
Views: 5032

RE: Easyjet Delays

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pawsleykat" class="quote" target="_blank">pawsleykat</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>That's the reason for the delay though...

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by flyorski
Fri May 28, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easyjet Delays
Replies: 19
Views: 5032

RE: Easyjet Delays

Dang it! Thanks for the information. I guess you cant book with them near the end of the month.. Oh, by the way, under European law do they still owe customers some compensation if the customer agrees to take the money back? Of only if the customer opts to wait for the next available flight?<br><br>...

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by flyorski
Fri May 28, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easyjet Delays
Replies: 19
Views: 5032

Easyjet Delays

Can anyone fill me in on why some flight EZY4263 from <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym> to <acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> is delayed tonight? I see the flight as arriving nearly three hours late. A number of other easyjet flights ap...

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by flyorski
Tue May 25, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta: SAN-DTW-MSP; MSP-OMA; OMA-MSP-SLC-SAN Pics
Replies: 42
Views: 20924

RE: Delta: SAN-DTW-MSP; MSP-OMA; OMA-MSP-SLC-SAN Pics

Great trip report! It looks like a great trip! I like the photos from <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> its not often that I see tr's featuring a transfer in slc. The pics from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberl...

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by flyorski
Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Just Plane Smart...
Replies: 14
Views: 25527

RE: Just Plane Smart...

Wow! Great report, I really enjoyed reading it. I have never seen a trip report with a Cessna and pilots view in-flight like this, thanks for posting.

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by flyorski
Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Girls Drinking Beer! A Trip Report On AS! 78px P.I
Replies: 25
Views: 27366

RE: Girls Drinking Beer! A Trip Report On AS! 78px P.I

Great TR!! I must say I am impressed, I have not read a TR this funny in a long long while. Keep these TRs coming, this is GREAT!!

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?
Replies: 16
Views: 5811

RE: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?
Replies: 16
Views: 5811

RE: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?

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by flyorski
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?
Replies: 16
Views: 5811

RE: Weather In EWR And DEN In January?

I say book it! If its a bargain then its all worth it! And if something does happen with weather in <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> then, get some great picture...

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by flyorski
Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Northern Denmark To Australia (pics / Vids) Pt. I
Replies: 15
Views: 33320

RE: Northern Denmark To Australia (pics / Vids) Pt. I

Great Report! I really enjoyed reading it. The breakfast sounds really bad though, for some reason the idea of eating an omelet or anything with eggs in it, while flying makes me feel sick.

Nice report, looking forward to part two.

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by flyorski
Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pilot Report - 12 Hrs In One Weekend (380+ Pics)
Replies: 22
Views: 24215

RE: Pilot Report - 12 Hrs In One Weekend (380+ Pics)

Great Trip Report! I really like all the pictures, they illustrate the trip non-verbally. It was also nice to see the "pilots perspective" on these flights. Thanks for sharing.

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by flyorski
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MSP-LAX/PSP-MSP On UA, Ted, And UA*, Many Pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 13687

RE: MSP-LAX/PSP-MSP On UA, Ted, And UA*, Many Pictures

Great Trip Report! I really liked the pictures. Must have been fun flying the SkyWest EMB120, your lucky to fly on that small aircraft.

Thanks for posting, it's a great report. Glad you had so many pictures too.

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by flyorski
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airliners Soon To Become Endangered Species
Replies: 32
Views: 7567

RE: Airliners Soon To Become Endangered Species

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by flyorski
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Will Struggle/fail This Year?
Replies: 36
Views: 8846

RE: Which Airlines Will Struggle/fail This Year?

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by flyorski
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Slammed Over Safety
Replies: 17
Views: 5321

RE: SAS Slammed Over Safety

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by flyorski
Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Widebodies With Flip-down LCDs?
Replies: 3
Views: 2641

RE: Boeing Widebodies With Flip-down LCDs?

If you do get the answer emailed from Boeing, post it here, as I would be interested in hearing what they have to say.

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by flyorski
Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "bim" Sound In Alitalia Embraer 170
Replies: 9
Views: 4694

RE: "bim" Sound In Alitalia Embraer 170

Did Alitalia get the E170s new, and do they fly other models other than just the 170?

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by flyorski
Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frequency..... The End Is Near.
Replies: 50
Views: 11892

RE: Frequency..... The End Is Near.

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by flyorski
Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet Ready At New Stations!
Replies: 32
Views: 4277

RE: ExpressJet Ready At New Stations!

I wish them luck, but from the looks of things they remind me of Independence.

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