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by dk
Sun Sep 10, 2000 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Do you want to know who won the women's championship first or should I talk about super saturday first? Ahhh...I think I'll make you wait a bit and tell you about super saturday.. <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> (by the time you read this you will probably already know who won anywa...

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by dk
Sat Sep 09, 2000 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Gee, was I that wound up?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> So now that I've calmed down (a little) and before going off to try and get some sleep I will make a couple of predictions. I think that Venus will win the women's title. If she plays like she did today and Davenport plays l...

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by dk
Sat Sep 09, 2000 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Unbelievable, unbelievable, unbelievable!!!! I just got through watching one of the best tennis matches I have ever seen. Venus Williams just beat Hingis 7-5 in the 3rd set of the women's semi's with both players playing some of the highest level tennis ever! I wasn't able to see the 1st two sets an...

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by dk
Fri Sep 08, 2000 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Hi Mark! Hewitt and Mirnyi just won the men's double's championship in 3 sets, now am waiting for the women's singles semi's to start. I think that Davenport should win easily over Dementieva, Williams/Hingis is a tough one to call but I think that I will give the edge to Venus (yeah, yeah, I know w...

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by dk
Thu Sep 07, 2000 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

As I was watching the matches last night and the commentators were going over the ones played earlier I realized that I had made a couple of mistakes a couple of posts ago. One, Dementieva won her match against Huber in 3 sets not 2 and #2 is that Hewitt played for a spot in the semi's not the quart...

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by dk
Thu Sep 07, 2000 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Looks like we overlapped here Mark! You are very welcome. If you would ever like anything taped let me know! I think that if Monica could just lose some more weight she would be able to beat the players ranked ahead of her, I think it was mentioned that she hasn't beaten a player ranked higher than ...

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by dk
Thu Sep 07, 2000 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Kind of ho hum matches today. Dementieva beat Huber in their quarterfinal match (straight sets) and Hewitt beat Clement to get into the men's quarterfinal in straight sets also. The match between Todd Martin and Carlos Moya last night was excellent with Martin winning after being 2 sets to love down...

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by dk
Wed Sep 06, 2000 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Hi Mark! Hey I would never let my work interfere with tennis, well...... <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> Would you be interested in getting some tapes of the next few matches? I don't know why I didn't think of this before but I can record the rest of the matches on videotape and se...

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by dk
Tue Sep 05, 2000 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Americans seem to love most anything British (music, fashion, Monty Python...) so now we have to have your weather for the U.S. Open too..!! <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> After the rain stopped the wind started, so the players had to battle that along with their opponents! Today h...

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by dk
Mon Sep 04, 2000 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Thanks for the score Mark! Go Martina! Would love to see her make it to the final! Marat Safin won his match against the very feisty frenchman Grosjean just a little while ago. It was suspended twice by rain, the second suspension happened just as Grosjean was serving a 2nd serve in the last set tie...

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by dk
Sun Sep 03, 2000 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Hey Mark! Hi Avion, regarding how long Monica Seles has been playing for the U.S., I really don't know for sure, I don't think she was a U.S. citizen before the stabbing incident in (1992?) I think that she became one during her 2-3 year hiatus from the game and started playing Fed. cup for the U.S....

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by dk
Sat Sep 02, 2000 6:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

You make a good point there Avion. I still think however that there would be potential for a more interesting match especially in the later rounds when the best of the tournament meet each other. It is almost 9:00PM (Friday) and Venus Williams and Megan Shawnessey just finished their 3rd round match...

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by dk
Fri Sep 01, 2000 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Wow! Hardly enough time to get to your seat to watch it! And people pay how much to go to these matches?
I think that the women should play best out of 5 like the men, then we would see who really had the "right stuff"!  

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by dk
Fri Sep 01, 2000 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Hey Mark, thanks for the vote of confidence on the sports writing! I have wanted to change careers now for a long time maybe I should consider that. Do ya think that anyone would hire a 47 year old with absolutely no experience? I'm sure that stranger things have happened!  <img src="/discussio...

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by dk
Fri Sep 01, 2000 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Back again...! Seles beat Rubin 6-4 in the 3rd. Alex Corretja (one of my favorite players) just beat Mark Rosset 6-3,7-6,6-3, Kiefer beat Bjorkman in 3 sets, Sandrine Testud is in the 4th round with her win today and Sanchez-Vicario is on her way to beating Tracy Bradshaw in their singles match, so ...

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by dk
Fri Sep 01, 2000 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

A short note before I go to lunch.
Monica Seles and Chanda Rubin are even with 1 set apiece in their 3rd round match. I haven't been able to see much of it as I have been busy with work but it looks like good match!
More later!
Dale.

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by dk
Fri Sep 01, 2000 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Oh no Mark! Not the kids..! So its come to that huh? Does the wife know about this? Oh well, I 've heard of worse things!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> Agassi lost in straight sets yesterday afternoon 6-3,6-2,6-4, to Arnold Clement. He(Agassi) says that it had nothing to do with ...

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by dk
Thu Aug 31, 2000 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Martina crushes opponent 6-1,6-1, Venus crushes opponent 6-1,6-1, Monica sort of crushes opponent 6-3,6-4, it seems that the women's matches last less than 50 minutes and if they don't they think something is wrong!!? I have always wondered how Hingis wins matches, she isn't very big and her serve i...

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by dk
Thu Aug 31, 2000 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me With My Vacation Please
Replies: 9
Views: 3218

RE: Help Me With My Vacation Please

I am biased towards Paris myself. I have been there a couple of times and can't wait to go back, so much to do and see even if it is cold! I have never been to southern France but have been to Corsica, a French governed island off the coast (actually closer to Italy). Corsica is very beautiful and I...

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by dk
Thu Aug 31, 2000 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Well ,wish I had some recent tennis news but it has been a very busy day and I have not had a chance to watch the matches!! Hopefully it will be slower tomorrow and I can post some updates! (or maybe later tonight).
Cheers,
Dale.

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by dk
Wed Aug 30, 2000 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

RE: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Kuerten is out? Darn, he is one of my favorite players! I saw the beginning of that match and then got caught up in other things. Yes, B-707 I would also like to see Monica win a major, she is one of my all time favorite women's players, unfortunately she is still a little out of shape so I don't th...

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by dk
Tue Aug 29, 2000 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.
Replies: 48
Views: 1892

U.S. Open Tennis...B-707 Et Al.

Well the U.S. Open has started and it looks like a Williams sisters party, or that is the way the U.S. media is sort of playing it up at the moment. Yes, Venus is the hottest women's player right now, having won her last 20 matches in a row but can she keep it up? Serena has been injured so who know...

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by dk
Mon Aug 07, 2000 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are You A Healthy Traveller?
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

RE: Are You A Healthy Traveller?

How ya doing B-707? I always drink a lot of water when I fly but I keep my shoes on! I also move around a bit and stretch if the flight is a long one. I have always heard that keeping yourself well hydrated whether on the ground or in the air is good for your health, so I try and drink lots of water...

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by dk
Mon Aug 07, 2000 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On The Honda Civic
Replies: 8
Views: 1546

RE: Thoughts On The Honda Civic

I have a 1995 Honda Civic with 130,000 miles on it. I bought it new and have had great luck with it. I will definitely consider another one. I think that they are supposed to come out with a new style this coming model year. It's funny though that they waited 5 years this time to debut the new style...

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by dk
Thu Aug 03, 2000 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lavatories
Replies: 41
Views: 2461

RE: Lavatories

A few threads back someone mentioned that they had heard of a flight where all of the lavs stopped working 2.5 hours from the destination. Well I was flying on a TWA 767 from CDG-BOS a few years back and all but one of the lavs stopped working a couple of hours from BOS, and that one was barely work...

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by dk
Tue Aug 01, 2000 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey Gaypilot..
Replies: 0
Views: 1031

Hey Gaypilot..

Hi there, I was just wondering if you ever found any information about other gay pilots? I was surfing the net last week and found a site: www.gaycrew.com which may help you, however it didn't seem to be very comprehensive. You can e-mail me if you like instead of using this forum for answering. My ...

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by dk
Sat Jul 29, 2000 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If My Child Was Homosexual?
Replies: 53
Views: 3385

RE: Kill It!

LGW, if your intention is to get everyone angry and to start a war here by saying something as unintelligent as that, I think, and hope, that you will be greatly disappointed.

Love and peace,
Dale.

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by dk
Thu Jul 27, 2000 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media Coverage Following Aircraft Incidents
Replies: 23
Views: 1854

RE: Goingboeing

Well said Goingboeing, my sentiments exactly. Thank you!

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by dk
Sat Jul 22, 2000 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Room Throughout The Int'l Fleet
Replies: 1
Views: 1844

RE: More Room Throughout The Int'l Fleet

According to information that I read on their website a few weeks ago ( I can't seem to access it at the moment) they were going to start reconfiguring the international fleet starting Jan. 2001, providing the domestic fleet was done by then.

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by dk
Fri Jul 21, 2000 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Politics... Right Or Left Wing
Replies: 34
Views: 2342

RE: Politics... Right Or Left Wing

I am more left of center also....however the older I get the more I seem to get closer to the center and on to the other side!! (on some issues that is). So make that:
Right wing - 1, Left wing - 2

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by dk
Tue Jul 18, 2000 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Animal Lovers Out There?
Replies: 5
Views: 1808

RE: Any Animal Lovers Out There?

I have two dogs: Fritz and Molly. Fritz is a Miniature Schnauzer who is quite independent (read, stubborn!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> ) at times, and Molly is a Spaniel mix breed I found at a shelter a few years back. Never thought that I would have liked small dogs until thes...

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by dk
Tue Jul 18, 2000 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay And Pilot?
Replies: 87
Views: 3540

RE: Here We Go Again...

I think that we should just ignore people like DG_pilot. He is obviously still very young and immature and doesn't know the way of the world yet, and it has moved this post away from what Gaypilot wanted in the first place. Gaypilot: I wish I knew of where to find the info. you asked for. Other than...

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by dk
Fri Jul 14, 2000 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: Hot List....?!?!

Come on guys, this is starting to look like a slug fest again. Just ignore the religious fanaticism and get back to the HOT LIST, it's much more fun!!! Add two more to my list: Yannick Noah Sam Elliot And BTW, you'd better move over Scotty, cause after seeing those pictures I'm a movin on down to Au...

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by dk
Fri Jul 14, 2000 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: Hot Guys

Unfortunately I have never seen any of those series, but I will have to watch out for them now! I am trying to think of more and I am sure I can but now that I have Michael on my mind I am useless!! What does that make me..obsessive? Nah, another pretty face comes along and I will forget all about h...

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by dk
Fri Jul 14, 2000 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: I Got It....!

His name is Michael T. Weiss, man oh man oh man!! 

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by dk
Fri Jul 14, 2000 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: TWFirst .......hot

In answer to TWFirst's question of who we think is hot: Who is the guy who plays the lead on the series "The Pretender"? He was also on the new version short lived series "Dark Shadows" and I think he started out on Days of Our Lives. He also played a gay character in the movie Jeffrey. Darn I can't...

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by dk
Fri Jul 14, 2000 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Beer?
Replies: 32
Views: 1898

RE: What's Your Favorite Beer?

Guiness Stout w/ Bass Ale (Black and Tan) Yum!!

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by dk
Thu Jul 13, 2000 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: TWFirst

Hey TW...! Where's the reply to my e-mail that I sent to you WEEKS ago?? On one of these threads you said that you were going to answer it?!!! I am CHRUSHED!!! Is that the kind of Qu.....n you are?? (Just kidding!   )

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by dk
Thu Jul 13, 2000 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Americans?
Replies: 56
Views: 3363

RE: What Do You Think Of Americans?

Yes we Americans, and I will generalize here, can be very uptight! It's awful and I have to keep reminding myself to just relax and let it flow!! When I visit another country, France for example, the minute I step off the plane I feel like a different person, much more relaxed, and I don't think it ...

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by dk
Thu Jul 13, 2000 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: AF Triple 7

Salut! Je suis content que tu n'a pas choisi numero II et aussi que tu a accepte ta sexualite (pardon, je ne peux pas faire les accents avec cet ordinateur)! Je sais que tu aura un tres bon vie! Habite-tu a Paris? J'adore Paris. J'ai visite le Marais quand J'y ai voyage le novembre passe, incroyable...

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by dk
Tue Jul 11, 2000 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Amtrak Rail Routes?
Replies: 16
Views: 2702

RE: Best Amtrak Rail Routes?

Hi Ual......! Years ago I went from Boston to Albuquerque N.M. on Amtrak. The route was Boston-New York-Chicago-Colorado and into N.M. It was a great trip, met lots of wonderful people, and had a good time, however if I were to do it again I would definitely get a sleeper, it is very hard sleeping i...

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by dk
Mon Jul 10, 2000 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Is The Most Beautiful City In The World?
Replies: 43
Views: 3983

RE: Which Is The Most Beautiful City In The World?

1. Paris (architecture
2. Paris (history)
3. Paris (cafe's)
4. Paris (food & wine)
hmmmmm..... do I sound like a broken record? O.K. how about...
5. Bastia, Corsica (the Mediterranean, mountains, people, more food & wine!) 

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by dk
Mon Jul 10, 2000 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Well, congrats to Sampras, he is probably now one of the best tennis players ever. It was a pretty good match regardless of rain delays, but it seems that Rafter kind of folded at the end, he is a very gracious looser though which brings to mind that Americans can be very bad ones. Every time I see ...

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by dk
Sun Jul 09, 2000 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Yes, I noticed that Voltchov had a Nike shirt on, but I think that his shorts had a different symbol, it didn't look like a Nike one! However the T.V. did focus mostly on the shirt. Sponsership can do wonders. Too bad Navratilova was never able to get sponsored, she earned her money the hard way! Ve...

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by dk
Sat Jul 08, 2000 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: AirLingus

Ah yes, I have been there before. The last time was many years ago, it was great! Its a huge place and a lot of fun!
Yeah I figured you'd have had that guy/guy, girl/girl thing worked out! 
Again, have fun!
Dale.

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by dk
Fri Jul 07, 2000 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12686

RE: AirLingus A330

It will be just like any other club most likely except a lot of the guys will be dancing with guys and girls with girls; a lot of good music and fun too! I think you will have a great time if you go! BTW which club is it?( I've been to many gay clubs in Boston many times over the years and am just c...

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by dk
Fri Jul 07, 2000 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Boy are you right, both women's semi's were kind of flat, but I suppose it is very hard to keep focused and at the top of your game 100% of the time. I felt really sorry for Serena when she double faulted on match point! We, of course, have better coverage when the U.S. Open is going on. Most if not...

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by dk
Thu Jul 06, 2000 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

We are anxiously waiting for the outcome of the Williams show, but are not going to be able to see it until 1:00PM our time unfortunately! The local station has decided to show a tape delay of the match and not live!! So I am going to have to either keep my ears and eyes closed until then (meaning n...

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by dk
Wed Jul 05, 2000 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Well, the Williams sisters are going to battle it out in a semi-final! I would not want to be the father. Although they have been in this situation before and have been "trained" for it, it still must be difficult. I think that Serena has an edge, only because she has more finesse then Venus who is ...

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by dk
Tue Jul 04, 2000 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Good afternoon! Well after a day of rest most of the players look fresh. Hey I have a question. Why do they take the middle Sunday off at Wimbledon? Lisa Raymond, a fine US player, has made it to the quarters, not too much of a surprise as she does well on grass, but I forgot all about her until tod...

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