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by dk
Sat Jul 01, 2000 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Good morning guys! Brissie..sounds like your a Hingis fan! She certainly has the game I guess, however I don't see how she beats her opponents so easily, they say she can think better on the court than anyone else (women) and that is what does it. Poor Dokjic, remember Mary Pierce's father? He was l...

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by dk
Fri Jun 30, 2000 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: Anyone Else.....

I just wanted to say that anyone else out there who would like to jump in and comment on Wimbledon please do so. I did not intend to exclude anyone, and am sorry if I gave that impression!
Dale.

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by dk
Fri Jun 30, 2000 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

The job doesn't require me to work hard all day and I get a lot of flak from friends because of it but hey they're just jealous!! Tarango is just awful, I am embarassed when I watch/hear of him acting up. He gives tennis and the USA a bad name. McEnroe was pretty bad too but at least he was a brilli...

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by dk
Thu Jun 29, 2000 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

RE: B-707 Are You There?

Hello B-707!! Things here in Maine are great! Summer has finally "kicked"in! I think you are right about the Spaniards, they should have played and showed what they could do, especially Corretja, he has already shown that he can play on hard courts, why not grass? Didn't he play Wimbledon last year ...

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by dk
Thu Jun 29, 2000 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chrisk757: Read Carefully
Replies: 18
Views: 1304

RE: Chrisk757: Read Carefully

Well done and beautifully said Ual.....!!
Dale.

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by dk
Thu Jun 29, 2000 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: B-707 Are You There?
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

B-707 Are You There?

Well I am happy to say that coverage here in Maine of the Championships is pretty good this year. There is a non-premium cable channel that is showing live coverage 6 hours a day during the week with I think a regular channel taking over for the weekends. In the past HBO covered it and you had to pa...

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by dk
Thu Jun 29, 2000 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: On Being Gay, Being Proud ... Adam And Steve?
Replies: 185
Views: 12682

RE: Highflyah

Hello and welcome HighFlyah and Chrisk757! If you have read all of the posts on the Adam and Steve thread then you already know a bit about me. I seem to be one of the oldest around here! I have friends who live in Boston and I get down there to visit occasionally so maybe we can meet some day. My e...

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by dk
Tue Jun 27, 2000 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Wears Glasses?
Replies: 23
Views: 1322

RE: Who Wears Glasses?

I have been wearing glasses for over 35 years and have tried contacts 3 different times and can't seem to get used to them. The optician keeps telling me that I will have to eventually get bi-focals, ugh! I will try and keep that day at bay for as long as I can!!

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by dk
Mon Jun 26, 2000 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: XQF

Hello XQF, you can e-mail me anytime, my address is on my user info. This goes for anybody here who has questions or just wants to chat.
Just got back on here after a couple of days away and am surprised that this is still going, amazing!

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by dk
Sat Jun 24, 2000 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: N863DA

Sorry Ben I forgot to thank you for the info. on the Florida turnpike. I drove that route a few years back when I was down there and you are right it is a very good road. So, maybe Feb.?
Forget Delta, FLY AMERICAN OR UNITED! 

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by dk
Sat Jun 24, 2000 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Profile In Courage

Thanks for the info. TWFirst (RSVP cruise).
This has been an incredible thread I've enjoyed it immensely, now it is the start of my weekend so off I go!
I still think we should seriously consider a meeting of some sort!
Have a good weekend everyone!

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by dk
Sat Jun 24, 2000 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Growing #'s

Hey TWFirst, we (my partner and I) have wondered what those RSVP cruises were like, so you thought it was O.K. huh? As I said before,Provincetown would be great for me, Ft.Lauderdale too, we have tickets for Orlando this coming Feb. could rent a car and drive to Ft.L. it only takes about 3-4 hours. ...

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Don't Forget Provincetown!

Hey AirLingus A330, maybe we should have a northeast get together there?!
I'm from Maine, not too far away!

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Critter

Thank you for your concern Critter, but God has already told me and continues to tell me that I am O.K. the way I am!!! 

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!

TWFirst had the word party in one of his posts so I just sort of chimed in and thought let's have a gay party w/straights welcome. Scott, the float idea is great, I would'nt mind being co-pilot, but you might have someone famous in mind? Can some of the f/a's wear a little leather??!! Or just a litt...

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

A Few More Names

Let's try: Walt Whitman, Alan Ginsberg, Leonard Bernstein and the list could go on and on. Hey TWFirst I like the idea of going to the bar where Ben hangs out...etc. Let's do it! My partner and I are also not "out there" in the way militant gays are. We live relatively quiet but active lives. I do u...

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Matt D

I won't throw anything in your face, and I am sure you are trying to give your opinion in the best way you can, I respect you for it, but don't call being gay a lifestyle.....it denotes choice and I and all of us gays did not choose to be gay. One can choose his/her religion, clothes, etc. but not o...

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by dk
Fri Jun 23, 2000 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

TWFirst

Hey TWFirst is this the party or should we get together and have a real one?
People have talked on other threads about an airliners.net get together so maybe we should have a gay one...straights invited of course!!!???

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by dk
Thu Jun 22, 2000 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airport Type Do You Like Better?
Replies: 13
Views: 3212

RE: Which Airport Type Do You Like Better?

My preference is #2 also! I love the sights, sounds, smells as you walk to/from the aircraft! I have flown into/out of BIA (Bastia,Corsica France) a couple of times and they don't have the jetways etc. there, it is great to be able to walk down the stairway and watch the engines rev down and the gro...

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by dk
Thu Jun 22, 2000 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: [email protected]
Replies: 4
Views: 1425

RE: [email protected]

I have never gotten anything like that. It seems very strange. Maybe a wacko or something? And why would they say that " your e-mail address says a lot about you"? Sounds almost threatening!!

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by dk
Thu Jun 22, 2000 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!

Hi all again! Just got back on this forum after a couple of hours off. There was a question a while back on if parents know etc. I am a lot older than most of you I think (47) and I have been out for a long, long time. Most of my family is great with it, they treat my partner of 20 years and myself ...

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by dk
Thu Jun 22, 2000 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ads On Airline Storage Bins
Replies: 26
Views: 2011

Ads On Airline Storage Bins

There's a small article in USA Today about airlines allowing ads on their overhead storage bins. Vanguard and Sun Country are already doing it promoting themselves and are thinking about letting other companies advertise also.
What do you think? Good/Bad idea?

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by dk
Wed Jun 21, 2000 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Coach Seating
Replies: 1
Views: 1725

RE: United Coach Seating

As far as I know United has created a separate section called "Economy Plus" with more legroom, the rest of United economy is the same. American is creating more room all throughout the coach section.

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by dk
Wed Jun 21, 2000 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dogs, Summer And Cars
Replies: 2
Views: 1411

Dogs, Summer And Cars

Hello all! Yesterday it was a beautiful day here in Maine hot and sunny and as I was walking in the parking lot where I work I found a dog in a parked truck with the windows cracked open about an inch or so, the poor animal was in distress and I first called campus police and then animal control. A ...

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by dk
Wed Jun 21, 2000 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!
Replies: 172
Views: 5220

RE: Adam & Eve NOT Adam & Steve!

I was not going to read this post at first, but now am glad that I did as I have found that most of the respondants are intelligent human beings.
Brissie, you said it most eloquently, as a gay male myself I thank you and all the others who have responded in an intelligent manner!

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by dk
Wed Jun 14, 2000 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Ft. Myers - What A/C?
Replies: 3
Views: 1240

RE: Delta To Ft. Myers - What A/C?

Hi, I looked on Delta's web site (www.delta-air.com) and the itinerary that I was given was BOS-ATL (767-300) ATL-RSW (757) RSW-BOS (Delta Express-737) I don't know why they just didn't give me Delta Express both ways but that is how it came up! Hope this helps! Dk.

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by dk
Wed Jun 14, 2000 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Horror On 18 Wheels
Replies: 4
Views: 1216

RE: Watch This Movie!

Hello, we here in Maine had a horrible tragedy a few years back where an 18 wheeler rammed a stopped car that was in the breakdown lane with 4 teenages in it ( I knew one of them) and killed them all. He had fallen asleep at the wheel and drifted over to the side of the road right into them. You guy...

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by dk
Wed Jun 14, 2000 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Make Ribs
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

RE: How To Make Ribs

Thanks MattD! I just got back from lunch but after reading your recipe I think I could eat again!! Sounds great! So....when are we having that airliners.net get together??

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by dk
Wed Jun 14, 2000 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Steak Recepie
Replies: 15
Views: 1358

What Is It..?

O.K. Matt D how do you make BBQ ribs to die for? (Should this be a new topic and not on this thread?)  

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by dk
Tue Jun 13, 2000 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pot Found At Buckingham Palace
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

RE: Pot Found At Buckingham Palace

I do admit, that is a pretty funny picture bopping around in my head at the moment!!  

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by dk
Tue Jun 13, 2000 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do I Do!
Replies: 14
Views: 1181

RE: What Do I Do!

Well Tom since you are married and she is engaged and soon to be married there isn't much you can do unless she breaks her engagement and you get divorced! IF you both are so unhappy in your current relationships than that is probably what you should do, but you should think very very hard before do...

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by dk
Tue Jun 13, 2000 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pot Found At Buckingham Palace
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

RE: Pot Found At Buckingham Palace

Are you refering to an article or newscast or something? I haven't heard anything about this. However there are other people who live/work in Buckingham Palace(other than the royals) who could have pot there.

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by dk
Tue Jun 13, 2000 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Proliferation Of Guns In The USA
Replies: 13
Views: 2245

RE: Proliferation Of Guns In The USA

Yes Copper1 you are right! It is great to get others ideas etc. on different types of issues which can make for a lively debate and exchange of information. It can make us look at something a little differently perhaps and that can lead to understanding (hopefully)! It's what makes the "world go rou...

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by dk
Mon Jun 12, 2000 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Proliferation Of Guns In The USA
Replies: 13
Views: 2245

RE: Proliferation Of Guns In The USA

The only reason that our forefathers put the right to bear arms in the constitution was so that all citizens of the U.S. could defend themselves during war. Many years ago we had to fight on our own soil!! That is not the problem today!!!!

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by dk
Mon Jun 12, 2000 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

RE: TENNIS......!

I agree that Hingis is a great champion, but she needs to keep her temper in check! Maybe as she gets older that will change. I keep thinking of Seles though and what a great champion she was/is and I have never seen her throw a tantrum, she is always gracious win or loose, on or off the court, but ...

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by dk
Mon Jun 12, 2000 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

B-707

Yes, I saw the women's final! It was great I am happy that Pierce won. I also got to see the men's final today LIVE, one of our local channels broadcast it and did a pretty good job, usually they cut to commercial and when they go back to the action it is in the middle of a point!! But not today. Wh...

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by dk
Sat Jun 10, 2000 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazingly Enough...Afraid Of Flying
Replies: 12
Views: 1596

RE: Amazingly Enough...Afraid Of Flying

This thread is about ended I guess but I wanted to say that I was a fearful flyer for many many years and a few years ago I took one of those "courses" that Ctbarnes was talking about. It was great and it changed my life, I am a much more comfortable flyer now! BTW you have more of a chance of dying...

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by dk
Fri Jun 09, 2000 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Airbus, Your Favourite Boeing...
Replies: 47
Views: 2536

RE: Your Favourite Airbus, Your Favourite Boeing...

Of the few types that I have flown so far I like the B767 and the A320!

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by dk
Fri Jun 09, 2000 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

B-707

I am also surprised but very pleased with the way the women's semi's have turned out! As I may have said before Hingis is not one of my favorite players because of her temper, not professional at all! Unfortunately I have never been to the U.S. Open but plan to go some day. I live in Maine and it's ...

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by dk
Fri Jun 09, 2000 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Civil Aviation Magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 5301

RE: Best Civil Aviation Magazine

My favorites are Airliner World and Airways.
In addition to what Aerokid gave you about the internet address for Key pub. there is also www.airlinerworld.com for the magazine.
(J'espere que cette information vous aide!)

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by dk
Fri Jun 09, 2000 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John J Nance Novels
Replies: 8
Views: 1651

RE: John J Nance Novels

I love his books! I think that I have read most everything that he has written. I agree Pandora's Clock and Medusa's Child were very good, and The Last Hostage and Final Approach are also good reading. Does anyone know if he has anything in the works at the moment or something out recently that I ma...

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by dk
Thu Jun 08, 2000 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

RE: B-707

Martinez is crushing Sanchez-Vicaro at the moment 5-1 in the first set! I agree with you on Hingis and Pierce. One of my dreams is to go to Europe and follow the clay and grass court tournaments around! I hear that T.V. coverage on tennis in Europe is very comprehensive, in the case of Wimbledon you...

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by dk
Thu Jun 08, 2000 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Transatlantic Service
Replies: 6
Views: 1458

RE: AA Transatlantic Service

I have flown AA from BOS-CDG a couple of times in the last 2 years and found the service and entertainment pretty good. The first time was on an A300 with PTV's (coach) which I did'nt particularly like as I found the screen too small and if it was too light in the cabin I could'nt see it very well. ...

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by dk
Wed Jun 07, 2000 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

B-707

Hingis's tantrum didn't endear her to me either! Unfortunately Venus was not in the best of shape match wise. Both of the ones I pegged are out (Seles and Mauresmo) so I guess it will be Hingis unless Pierce can keep her act together! Kuerten won his match against Kafelnikov so he is still in the ru...

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by dk
Wed Jun 07, 2000 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Windows On The 767
Replies: 5
Views: 2664

Windows On The 767

A co-worker of mine just told me he was on a Delta 767 recently sitting in row 12 and it had no window. I have never noticed this on the few 767's that I have flown on. Has anyone ever seen this before and would you know the reason for it? (I just posted this topic a minute ago but it did'nt seem to...

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by dk
Wed Jun 07, 2000 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Windows
Replies: 0
Views: 967

767 Windows

I have a co-worker who said that he recently flew on a Delta Airlines 767, had a seat in row 12 and there was no window!? Does anyone know anything about this? I have never noticed this on any 767 that I have flown on but I have not flown on that many, and never on Delta, so I was wondering if this ...

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by dk
Tue Jun 06, 2000 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do You Fly Next?
Replies: 37
Views: 1965

RE: Where Do You Fly Next?

I have plans to fly in Jan. on AA, BOS-DFW (757) DFW-ABQ(MD80) ABQ-ORD(MD80) ORD-BOS(MD80) I may change the ret. flight to ABQ-DFW-BOS with the 767 from DFW-BOS In Feb. I have plans to fly USAirways from PWM-PHL(737-400) PHL-MCO(737-300), the return flights for this trip are the exact reverse.

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by dk
Sat Jun 03, 2000 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TENNIS......!
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

TENNIS......!

Hey are there any other tennis fans out there? Been watching the French Open?
Who are your favorites to win?
Mine would be Cedric Pioline or Alex Corretja for the men and Monica Seles or Amelie Mauresmo for the women.

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by dk
Sat Jun 03, 2000 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Exciting Landing Apart From Kai Tak?
Replies: 21
Views: 2920

RE: Most Exciting Landing Apart From Kai Tak?

Balloonatic: Yes that makes sense. Sorry, I think that I was being a little obtuse there!!

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by dk
Sat Jun 03, 2000 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Free E-mail
Replies: 14
Views: 1313

RE: Free E-mail

I also use hotmail and am very happy with it. I do however get a lot of junk mail but it is easily blocked.

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