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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...

Warning...totally off topic, here. Scarlet...thought of you the other day...I was at the Benz dealer picking up a colleague (he bought a dog ass ML320 for his wife) and there was a beautiful black E55 with all the trimmings sitting under the porte cocher. Nearly had a coronary----$98,900. Had to do ...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...

OK....your off the hook TUI..and can stay at Villa Greg when/if ever purchases.
However, AIR757200 will stay in the servants quarters with the rest of the 'staph'..

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...

TWFirst....<acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>..thanks, I think..but you make me sound like Today's Special at Nate n' Al's in Los Angeles ("make that one hot Jew....hold the <acronym title="Japan Air System">JD</acronym>!). WorldofTui....no self respecting, self glossing lawyer drives ...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...


This is becoming the sick ward.
And how are you doing, Diamond?

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...

Oddly enough, Klaus....I still don't have problems finding any dates on Friday and Saturday...so not so universally hated (just underappreciated in my time!) Hell, dudes date me because I <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> a lawyer (shallow SOB's).  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.g...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Film Ever
Replies: 77
Views: 2967

RE: Best Film Ever

I'll have to agree with:
--The Best Years of Our Lives
--All About Eve
--Citizen Kane
--also partial to American Beauty and Rebecca

LOTR--gimme a break---it's a CGI film---no actors needed. Grossly overrated.

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Proposal For B777 Is Still "Up In The Air"
Replies: 88
Views: 16671

RE: Qantas Proposal For B777 Is Still "Up In The Air"

Boeing has been in the used aircraft market for close to 40+ years....they would gladly accept the Airbus A330's. It's quite common for them to take trades to complete a deal---all part of the game. Did they get burned with the SQ340's? Not if you consider the outcome. Would they do it again? For a ...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 13, 2004 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...
Replies: 64
Views: 2920

RE: Beware! Antibiotic-resistant Staph Going Around...

By chance, you weren't on a sightseeing boat in Chicago or anything?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> If you find someone to sue...shoot me an e-mail. Sounds like a $25K wound to me.....(yes, you juvenile a.nutters, I am kidding). How do you get a staph infection...pleas...

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by Greg
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Public Apology
Replies: 11
Views: 1694

RE: Public Apology

Was this about the school uniforms?
 Smile

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by Greg
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Av Partners Boeing B767-300ER & 777-200ER Winglets
Replies: 26
Views: 8452

RE: Av Partners Boeing B767-300ER & 777-200ER Winglets

Winglets on a 777---whether raked or blended--do nothing more than make a excellent aircraft even more capable....it not like it's 'fixing' a flaw. Like many said, the range increase is incidental (it doesn't really add any further city pairs to the mix). It does, however, allow airlines to carry mo...

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by Greg
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Boeing Exclusivity Deals Impede EMB-190 Sales?
Replies: 14
Views: 3213

RE: Do Boeing Exclusivity Deals Impede EMB-190 Sales?

Exclusivity deals were nullified. However, the volume discount purchase agreements (orders, options, rolling options) which replaced them (say, for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s 250 738's) include heavy penalty clauses if the 'value' of all aircraft are not delivered. This ...

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by Greg
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?
Replies: 16
Views: 14725

RE: Suing Your Neighbor For Property Value Loss?

It's not neighborhood associations.....it's Zoning and Deed Restrictions that help keep it together. I think that's what you meant.

But the old adage is always true...what keeps your property value high is location....location....location.

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?
Replies: 16
Views: 14725

RE: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?

I'm sorry, but specifically, how do you know what value your house 'would' have sold for? Houses sell for exactly what the offer is worth to the seller---no more, no less (or clearly you would not have sold). If you thougth it was worth more, then you should have passed on the low offer. Also, why b...

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dash Q400
Replies: 17
Views: 3559

RE: Dash Q400

Danny...not sure what 'nonsesible' is.....assume you meant 'nonsensical'. But that's not true either...while it's very quiet 'for a prop'...doesn't mean it's quieter and more vibration free than it's <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> competitors--I don't see that at all. While we made it...

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kobe's Victim: Show Me The Money! Civil Suit Filed
Replies: 30
Views: 2430

RE: Kobe's Victim: Show Me The Money! Civil Suit Filed

LHMark...wrong!
Statiscally very, very, few rape cases (regardless of criminal outcome) result in civil proceedings...

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dash Q400
Replies: 17
Views: 3559

RE: Dash Q400

Basically avoid all props..this one in particular. Both trips went mechanical (and that was after the door was shut). Give me good ole <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>, anyday! Interesting looking aircraft....but CRJ700 has more floor and shoulder room...albeit a couple inches less head...

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 19yrs Old & About To Become Father For 5th Time
Replies: 51
Views: 3500

RE: 19yrs Old & About To Become Father For 5th Time

OK..his penis works better than his brain.

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corporal Punishment: Okay For Kids?
Replies: 29
Views: 2931

RE: Corporal Punishment: Okay For Kids?

My folks were absolutely against it..and never struck or spanked my sister or myself. We did, however, get the 'ungratefull child' lecture instead. At one point, we asked to get spanked like the rest of the kids---and spared the lecture--which was all too familiar and too long. Hitting kids? It's a ...

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by Greg
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bus Dumps Waste On Boat Below In Chicago
Replies: 18
Views: 3213

RE: Bus Dumps Waste On Boat Below In Chicago

It was a cross country tour bus...not a city bus...I assume they all have bathrooms? They do in Europe.

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by Greg
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bus Dumps Waste On Boat Below In Chicago
Replies: 18
Views: 3213

RE: Bus Dumps Waste On Boat Below In Chicago

Possibly because it was human waste and contained bacteria and contaminants from urine and fecal matter---disgusting. I'd f*cking <acronym title="St. Denis - Gillot / Roland Garros (RUN / FMEE), Reunion">RUN</acronym> to the hospital for a bleach bath and preventative antibiotics is someone dumped a...

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by Greg
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time To Show You Guys A Disturbing Video!
Replies: 10
Views: 2623

RE: Time To Show You Guys A Disturbing Video!

Without every meeting him, it instinctively reminded me of ConcordeBoy.
 Smile

If anybody saw it..and wants to sue. E-mail me.

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by Greg
Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Houston, TX- You Like?
Replies: 36
Views: 2775

RE: Houston, TX- You Like?

Well, this AA777flyer is clearly very bitter...and unemployed. And judging by his juvenile posts it fairly clear why! Houston's a great city...not to dismiss Orlando...but unless your idea of culture is Mickey Mouse...Orlando is a cultural vacuum compared to Houston (or Dallas...). And, of course, i...

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Should Airbus Do?
Replies: 33
Views: 5332

RE: What Should Airbus Do?

Uh...last I heard, we had a bit more time than 20 years before oil reserves are depleted (more like several HUNDRED years). Otherwise, why would any carrier even consider buying a commercial aircraft at this point? At any rate, only 15% of the world's oil reserves have actually been tapped. It appea...

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Should Boeing And The US Do?
Replies: 115
Views: 11852

RE: What Should Boeing And The US Do?

Boeing already said (get a media password and read their speeches online) that the new 737 will bow in about 2012. Airbus has great products--but they hardly control the industry. Boeing has made more 737's than Airbus has produced their entire product line.... Again, that should put it in perspecti...

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Loans Bombardier Bucks For Comair!
Replies: 39
Views: 5560

RE: Canada Loans Bombardier Bucks For Comair!

It's a loan guys..not a gift. There is a ROI on this to the Canadians. Planemaker...wow...you are so vehemently against everything BBD does it a bit disconcerting.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Other than their financial situation they are very highly respected.....an...

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B707 Safety Record - Another Time, Another Place
Replies: 2
Views: 4664

RE: B707 Safety Record - Another Time, Another Place

It is said that not a single Pan Am destination in the Pacific does not have a 707 carcass laying around.

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will There Be A Widebody From A New Company?
Replies: 11
Views: 4067

RE: Will There Be A Widebody From A New Company?

Not in the next twenty years.
EMB is owned by Airbus....
BBD doesn't have the money...
Japan and China and Russia are happy to collaborate...instead of innovate...

Who would it be? Cessna?

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by Greg
Mon Aug 09, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Houston, TX- You Like?
Replies: 36
Views: 2775

RE: Houston, TX- You Like?

Houston like Detroit???? I don't think so. Go throught the Chamber of Commerce Statistics and the 2000 Census statistics, Houston has: --far less violent crime --more income per capita --not state taxes --stronger corporate base (I'll give you that Enron what a fiasco) --higher educated workforce --...

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by Greg
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Houston, TX- You Like?
Replies: 36
Views: 2775

RE: Houston, TX- You Like?

Northwest is best? Not really. Greatest jump in property values is from downtown straight west toward memorial and the galleria. And there are many affordable (under $300K) large townhomes with backyards---but few single family dwellings. There are still some home near Ella and <acronym title="Air T...

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by Greg
Sun Aug 08, 2004 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New BMW 3er - Here It Is (leaked Brochure)
Replies: 10
Views: 2629

RE: New BMW 3er - Here It Is (leaked Brochure)

The 4 Series is the one that looks like an Acura.
Funny thing is....they'll sell like hotcakes here in the States.

Also...note that it will have the new, improved, stripped down, easy-to-use, don't-complain-about-it iDrive.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gecas Firms Order For Eight 772LRs!
Replies: 107
Views: 13711

RE: Gecas Firms Order For Eight 772LRs!

GECAS more conservative in ordering aircraft??? NO WAY!! They committed to 150 EMB170 because they have <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> engines. They committed to 150 FD728's becuase they were to have <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> Engines. They c...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG's New C/s Revealed
Replies: 59
Views: 8353

RE: TG's New C/s Revealed

The current Thai scheme is one of Landor's most successful achievements. If I'm not mistaken, it won several design and branding awards when introduced.

While not my favorite, it's unique and beautiful. You can't say that about many of the new ones!

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A380 Test Pilot
Replies: 24
Views: 8737

RE: First A380 Test Pilot

The interesting part will be when they have to perform flight testing without the aid of the flight computers. The A380 maintains her CG artificially---so it will be interesting to see how the crew will cope once the automated flight laws are on 'off'. Airbus says the system has already been tested ...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ900 Almost Stalls Today!
Replies: 51
Views: 12106

RE: CRJ900 Almost Stalls Today!

Thank God a flight attendant was onboard to smile and save the passengers from instant death!

No offense, but my credit goes to the cockpit crew. By your own admission, your co-worker was falling apart. Not very comforting.

Glad it had a happy ending.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Cousin Getting Married. Congrats. I Think...
Replies: 19
Views: 2647

RE: My Cousin Getting Married. Congrats. I Think...

And what great advice do you expect from an airliner forum?? It's your brother--we don't know him.

It's always good to remember that spilling your guts is as appealing as it sounds.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On Lolo Ferrari
Replies: 13
Views: 4144

RE: Thoughts On Lolo Ferrari

Yes, so does getting the coffin lid shut.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13
Replies: 195
Views: 15197

RE: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13

This actually helps Boeing show where their weaknesses are....first it product delay (three years late in developing the 73NG); Then is was production (late nineties delays in all aircraft); Then is was in financing (thanks for coming onboard private commercial financing managed by Boeing...) Now it...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia To Order 80 Short-haul Jets
Replies: 24
Views: 6588

RE: Air Asia To Order 80 Short-haul Jets

The EMB have NO WHERE near the CASM of the 73G and 319...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Houston, TX- You Like?
Replies: 36
Views: 2775

RE: Houston, TX- You Like?

The great part of Houston is entirely encompassed in the 610 Loop. There is NO reason to venture out of it except to: a) go to either airport for a flight; b) go to the Galleria to go shopping. The suburbs are basically the same, lame housing tracts you see anywhere--cheap construction at cheap pric...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On Lolo Ferrari
Replies: 13
Views: 4144

RE: Thoughts On Lolo Ferrari

Yes, dead.
Listed as suicide in 2000.
Changed to murder by suffocation in 2002.
Husband arrested for murder same year.
Don't have a clue if he was convicted.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13
Replies: 195
Views: 15197

RE: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13

This is actually a tremendous blow to Boeing's sales team and a bit to their esteem internally. It appears that two 'teams' were actually dedicated to compete for this offering so it wouldn't turn into another <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> incident. Actually, two of Airbus' largest co...

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kicked Off The Parking Garage While Spotting @ OMA
Replies: 72
Views: 6846

RE: Kicked Off The Parking Garage While Spotting @ OMA

Seems like your making a huge deal out of nothing.
Can't watch planes from the garage? Big deal.
Doesn't sound like they were rude--and they acted on the information that was given to them.

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by Greg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Has A Piercing?
Replies: 48
Views: 2991

RE: Who Here Has A Piercing?

Actually, some insurance companies require women with diamond earrings above some carat size (I have no idea what size) to have two piercings in each ear....one as a safety catch in case the primary post fails. I just don't see a lot of Palm Beach matrons having this done for some reason..... I know...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Has A Piercing?
Replies: 48
Views: 2991

RE: Who Here Has A Piercing?

left lobe and left nipple. ear was in college six years ago.....nip was two years ago---four of us did it the same day. Have a small stud for my ear I wear when not at work. Small ring in nipple for no reason other than it will close up if you dont For those contemplating it...getting your nipple do...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas - Which Cities Does It Stand For
Replies: 12
Views: 5643

RE: Qantas - Which Cities Does It Stand For

Queer And Nice--The Airline's Stewards

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by Greg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Build FF Miles Without Flying?
Replies: 28
Views: 4609

RE: How To Build FF Miles Without Flying?

I just charge everything on my affinity card and then pay it off each month. It's about 10K (last year it was $137K) month in biz expenses plus any air mileage. Looking back, I racked up about 600K miles/year with all incentives. I have more trips on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> tha...

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by Greg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do Women Look For In A Man?
Replies: 55
Views: 4127

RE: What Do Women Look For In A Man?

Looks
Money
Power

At least thats what they want from gay dudes....clearly it's not the sex!

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by Greg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Survival Guide For Taking A Cr*p At Work
Replies: 8
Views: 2313

RE: Survival Guide For Taking A Cr*p At Work

Man...what gets me if the guys that talk to each other while in the stalls...actually doing business while...well..doing business. I'd hate to think the number of suits that have been settled while dropping a trout (laywers don't think their shit stinks anyway....). One of the first things I told th...

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by Greg
Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ntsb Recomends Child Restraints On Flights
Replies: 16
Views: 2287

RE: Ntsb Recomends Child Restraints On Flights

I'd be more than happy to have them gagged and thrown in the overhead bin. I think they are second only to smokers as the most annoying creatures on Earth.

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by Greg
Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disney Character 'Tigger' Not Guilty
Replies: 13
Views: 2356

RE: Disney Character 'Tigger' Not Guilty

I always said it was Pooh you had to watch out for.....

And face it, that Christopher Robin belongs with Michael Jackson.....

What a dumb f*cking case...

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