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by An-225
Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 Pound Restriction On Luggages? Outrageous!
Replies: 104
Views: 9858

RE: 50 Pound Restriction On Luggages? Outrageous!

To those who bitch and whine - next time go in the pit and stack your own luggage. Trust me, 300 bags/6 grand of mail/a grand of freight in a 757 will make you change your mind. I've gone on vacations in Europe and Hawaii with a single carryon without any problems. This is the 21st century. There ar...

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by An-225
Fri Nov 04, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vasectomies!
Replies: 37
Views: 1291

RE: Vasectomies!

I'm considering one, since I want to remain child-free for life.

Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Nov 01, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMS Meet (Part 3)
Replies: 157
Views: 10348

RE: AMS Meet (Part 3)

I won't be making it this time. 3 Social Distortion shows and one Henry Rollins concert are holding me here in <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>. But I was in Ams...

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by An-225
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ANC-DEN-BHM-DEN-ANC 10/8 And 10/14
Replies: 17
Views: 5019

RE: ANC-DEN-BHM-DEN-ANC 10/8 And 10/14

Once I get my schedule straightened out, I'll probably have to visit the 49th state. Thank you for the invitation and great trip report!

Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Work For A Bankrupt Airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 2432

RE: Would You Work For A Bankrupt Airline?

I'm working for one right now.

Alex.

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by An-225
Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ANC-DEN-BHM-DEN-ANC 10/8 And 10/14
Replies: 17
Views: 5019

RE: ANC-DEN-BHM-DEN-ANC 10/8 And 10/14

It was nice meeting you in <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> too, John. Hope to see you again at some point. As for priority tags - they're being ignored most of ...

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by An-225
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 744 To Honolulu
Replies: 13
Views: 5803

RE: UAL 744 To Honolulu

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by An-225
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 6 Days, 8 Flights & 16000 Miles On UA (Long/Pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 28153

RE: 6 Days, 8 Flights & 16000 Miles On UA (Long/Pics)

Great trip report! It was nice meeting you in DEN, hope you come again.

Alex.

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by An-225
Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick & Jessica Have Split!
Replies: 38
Views: 2847

RE: Nick & Jessica Have Split!

Two points -

1. Nobody gives a shit.
2. Get a life.

Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Oct 11, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mr EZYAirbus Is Getting Hitched!
Replies: 28
Views: 1950

RE: Mr EZYAirbus Is Getting Hitched!

A rather interesting turn of events. Congrats, Glenn!

Alex

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by An-225
Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 E190 To Be Revealed On 10/11
Replies: 24
Views: 6169

RE: B6 E190 To Be Revealed On 10/11

Two of them visited DEN this morning. Anyone know why?

Alex.

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by An-225
Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Orders
Replies: 11
Views: 2604

RE: United Orders

I am reading this crap and wondering where you guys get your info...

Utterly pathetic.

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by An-225
Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Carriers Reduce Weight To 50 Pounds?
Replies: 19
Views: 2633

RE: Should Carriers Reduce Weight To 50 Pounds?

From a ramper's point of view, I applaud the decision. It saves fuel, will reduce the injuries and hopefully will result in some extra money pocketed by the airlines. But the people who carried 70 or 90 pounds will whine, but will ultimately take the same amount of stuff, even if they have to pay. A...

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by An-225
Fri Oct 07, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAD/LPA Meet Part 5 - Final Call!
Replies: 72
Views: 3409

RE: MAD/LPA Meet Part 5 - Final Call!

Won't be making it this time. Have fun, and raise a glass for me.

Alex.

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by An-225
Sat Oct 01, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oh No, I Have To Work This Saturday...
Replies: 20
Views: 2938

RE: Oh No, I Have To Work This Saturday...

I am working 13 hours on Saturday and 13 on Sunday. Plus, I am sleeping at the airport.

Kinda puts things in perspective, doesn't it?

Alex.

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by An-225
Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Fight - A.net Style!
Replies: 47
Views: 2670

RE: Google Fight - A.net Style!

Big777Jet vs Scottysair - Scottysair wins by a huge margin!
If you substitute Dumbass vs. Retard, Retard still wins.

Boy, that was so un-PC.

Alex.

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by An-225
Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Early Signs You Were, Um, "Different"
Replies: 41
Views: 2205

RE: Early Signs You Were, Um, "Different"

I was born close to Domodedovo Airport in Moscow. When I was about 3, my dad took me there to see the mighty Tu-114. Haven't recovered since then. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/914622/L/" ...

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by An-225
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To HNL- Aircraft Swaps
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

RE: UA To HNL- Aircraft Swaps

It's way too far ahead to call any aircraft swaps. Wait closer to the date and then ask again.

Alex.

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by An-225
Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just Got The Hospital Bill!
Replies: 79
Views: 3338

RE: Just Got The Hospital Bill!

Workbench, you're a much bigger drain on society than the uninsured people. You haven't worked a day in your life, and what the hell do you know about survival of the fittest? You'd be dead after one day on the streets, and I can guarantee you that.

Alex.

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by An-225
Fri Sep 30, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin And It's Role With The New US
Replies: 28
Views: 7501

RE: Air Wisconsin And It's Role With The New US

ZW is here in <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> until at least April. Then <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> will have to strike a deal or lose ...

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by An-225
Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA To Outsource 30,000 Jobs? confirmed or not?
Replies: 112
Views: 13665

NWA To Outsource 30,000 Jobs? confirmed or not?

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by An-225
Wed Sep 28, 2005 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA To Outsource 30,000 Jobs? confirmed or not?
Replies: 112
Views: 13665

NWA To Outsource 30,000 Jobs? confirmed or not?

I think that this post is a load of bullshit, plain and simple. Look at the guy's profile - he claims to be 36-45, yet his spelling and grammar is on a level of a typical AOL teenager. Ruffly? Getting ride? No punctuation in half of his post? Give me a god damn break. I suggested deletion. Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Sep 27, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Lowers Their Intl. Luggage Allowance
Replies: 40
Views: 3900

RE: DL Lowers Their Intl. Luggage Allowance

Good idea. Not only will it save fuel, it'll hopefully cut down on employee injuries.

Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Sep 27, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Take When Going On Holiday
Replies: 17
Views: 2988

RE: What Do You Take When Going On Holiday

I travel with a large carryon that will fit into an overhead bin on a mainline jet. I've been able to pack 1.5 weeks worth of stuff in there without any problems. If I go on a major trip, that's what I take, plus my camera case. If I go for a shorter time, I usually take a backpack.

Alex.

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by An-225
Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sloganise Your Name!
Replies: 84
Views: 2874

RE: Sloganise Your Name!

Get Serious. Get An-225

 Big grin

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by An-225
Mon Sep 26, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of ASE
Replies: 29
Views: 2875

RE: Future Of ASE

I just hope <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="Air Wisconsin (USA)">ZW</acronym> reach an agreement on those ASE routes. I think it's a pretty lucrative pie that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> can't afford to pass on. They shouldn't have piss...

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by An-225
Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Latest EBay Deal?
Replies: 27
Views: 3333

RE: Your Latest EBay Deal?

Got a hand-carved 1/200 scale model of An-225 for 105 bucks. Previous ones went for as much as 202.50. Worth every penny!

Alex.

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by An-225
Sat Sep 24, 2005 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Singapore Doing On It's LAX-SIN-LAX Route?
Replies: 81
Views: 13325

RE: How Is Singapore Doing On It's LAX-SIN-LAX Route?

I don't know how you guys find 777s loud. I've been on 13 777 segments, including 2 international (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> and <acronym title="Frankfurt...

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by An-225
Sat Sep 24, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Our' Christian "Values" - Not!
Replies: 76
Views: 2583

'Our' Christian "Values" - Not!

In my opinion, the kid is better off. Maybe he won't grow into one of those homophobic bigots this country is full of...


Alex.

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by An-225
Thu Sep 22, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Foods You Don´t Eat At All
Replies: 97
Views: 3426

RE: Foods You Don´t Eat At All

I don't eat milk products except ice cream and cheese. Other things I won't eat include -

-cauliflower
-broccoli
-lettuce
-olives (I eat them rarely)

Can't think of any more stuff at the moment.

Alex.

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by An-225
Wed Sep 21, 2005 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Parents, What Would You Name Your Kids?
Replies: 46
Views: 3131

Non-Parents, What Would You Name Your Kids?

A blown load.

Filler

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by An-225
Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time To Bid Farewell To A-net
Replies: 12
Views: 2695

RE: Time To Bid Farewell To A-net

Why not just leave without deleting your name?

Alex.

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by An-225
Sun Sep 18, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N174UA - Mitch Lee Employee?
Replies: 5
Views: 1871

RE: N174UA - Mitch Lee Employee?

Flown on that particular one 3 times. No titles.

Alex.

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by An-225
Fri Sep 16, 2005 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Widebody Flight
Replies: 72
Views: 6790

RE: Shortest Widebody Flight

UA used to send DC-10s from <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> to <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym>, <acronym tit...

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by An-225
Thu Sep 15, 2005 10:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Antonov 24 Or Yakolev 42 - What Would You Chose?
Replies: 12
Views: 5899

RE: Antonov 24 Or Yakolev 42 - What Would You Chos

I'd take Yak-42, simply because I've flown over 15 times on An-24 during the good old Soviet days...


Alex.

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by An-225
Thu Sep 15, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Aircraft Being Phased Out
Replies: 19
Views: 4109

RE: Airline Aircraft Being Phased Out

UA retired their final 767-200 (N603UA) on March 29th this year. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/865747/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/865747/M/" target="_blank">View...

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by An-225
Tue Sep 13, 2005 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Love SFO
Replies: 30
Views: 1107

RE: I Love SFO

I love the place as well, if I could ever afford it, I'll move down there in a heartbeat. The airport is pretty cool too, and the fact that they have a functioning public transportation system makes it really tempting.

Alex.

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by An-225
Tue Sep 13, 2005 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official NHL Preview Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 2326

RE: Official NHL Preview Thread

I see Avalanche making a run for the cup, but I'm not sure that they can go all the way with the present lineup. Forsberg is gone and that's a huge hole to fill. Patrick Roy retired and our goalie is yet to prove himself. Hopefully Avalanche can pull something off at the trading deadline and gear th...

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by An-225
Mon Sep 12, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which A.netters Would You Like To Meet? Part 76
Replies: 85
Views: 4850

RE: Which A.netters Would You Like To Meet? Part 76

I'll meet anyone who is up for meeting, but here are a few individual names:

Vaporlock
ANCFlyer
TedTace
DL021
Carmenlu15
We're Nuts (I remember the good old days!)
And once again, I gotta head out to San Francisco to hang out with Superfly again.

Alex.

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by An-225
Sun Sep 11, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Return Of The 'signed-by'
Replies: 68
Views: 3270

RE: Return Of The 'signed-by'

And I'm still a lawyer vacationing in ETA.

Signed,

AA777jr

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by An-225
Sat Sep 10, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volga-Dnepr Wants 5 New An-124
Replies: 12
Views: 3994

RE: Volga-Dnepr Wants 5 New An-124

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by An-225
Fri Sep 09, 2005 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Showering - Morning Or Evening?
Replies: 40
Views: 1602

RE: Showering - Morning Or Evening?

Usually evening for me, after work, sometimes both evening and morning.

Alex.

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by An-225
Fri Sep 09, 2005 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Did You Learn A Foreign Language?
Replies: 63
Views: 3883

RE: How Did You Learn A Foreign Language?

Came to the US and had no choice but to learn English. Took Spanish for 2 years and can't really speak, but can understand a lot. So now I speak:

Russian - Fluent/native
English - Fluent/native, but with an accent.

Alex.

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by An-225
Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMS Meeting (the 2nd) Thread!
Replies: 160
Views: 4735

RE: AMS Meeting (the 2nd) Thread!

Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it this time... Sorry.

Alex.

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by An-225
Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 F/A Interview
Replies: 17
Views: 2584

RE: F9 F/A Interview

Good luck with your job, GhostRider, and feel free to contact any of us DEN guys if you have time.

Alex.

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by An-225
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.netter's Religious Affiliation?
Replies: 88
Views: 2574

RE: A.netter's Religious Affiliation?

Born and raised in the USSR, so naturally I am an atheist.

Alex.

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by An-225
Wed Sep 07, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US
Replies: 184
Views: 14285

RE: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US

I never said that we won't see 737s for much longer. As far as I know, both are very capable families of aircraft that will continue their service for decades to come. As for loading and unloading, I am just speaking from experience. Let's review: 737 - the door opens INWARD A319/320 - the door open...

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by An-225
Wed Sep 07, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rub Those Breast With Olive Oil
Replies: 399
Views: 34467

RE: Rub Those Breast With Olive Oil

ScarletHarlot - I can be both. Or I can summon my brother Vafi88 to be the liaison.

Alex.  Smile

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by An-225
Wed Sep 07, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US
Replies: 184
Views: 14285

RE: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US

Easier to load, more comfortable to fly. I'd take 319/320 over 733/735 any day.

Alex.

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by An-225
Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No More Abortions In The US?
Replies: 55
Views: 3264

RE: No More Abortions In The US?

Banning abortions would be an even bigger failure than prohibition... If you're against abortion - don't have one. I know a few people who had to go through abortions, one girl went through it twice. And you know what? I have a deep sense of respect for her, because bringing an unwanted baby into th...

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