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by zckls04
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions on recipe - Strawberry pie with mozzarella cheese baked inside
Replies: 16
Views: 1387

Re: Opinions on recipe - Strawberry pie with mozzarella cheese baked inside

Raspberry and cheese is a much better combo than strawberry and cheese. Strawberries are just too sweet. I've made dishes with strawberry and cheese before, but you need something to temper the sweetness. Balsamic vinegar is great with a strawberry and mozzarella salad. Not sure quite how this would...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you replay old games?
Replies: 42
Views: 1887

Re: Do you replay old games?

Every few years I'll play through Half Life and Red Dead Redemption, and on airline flights I have a little handheld device with every Genesis game ever made, which makes them go by in a flash. What is this device?? :-) It's called the "genesis atgames arcade ultimate portable", and you c...

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by zckls04
Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you replay old games?
Replies: 42
Views: 1887

Re: Do you replay old games?

Every few years I'll play through Half Life and Red Dead Redemption, and on airline flights I have a little handheld device with every Genesis game ever made, which makes them go by in a flash.

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College
Replies: 288
Views: 7939

Re: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College

Not pretty for Hillary as of 9/15 (changes daily) "Not pretty"? :?: It may change daily but when I just looked at it now it was showing 61% to 39% in favor of Hillary. I mean the whole election isn't looking pretty but that is still looking strong for Hillary to win. Tugg I think he's ref...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

Thank you for bringing up the PNAC's Rebuilding America’s Defenses paper. I was going to drop out of the "why did Bush start the Iraq war topic" but I never want to miss a chance to discuss PNAC with someone with neocon leanings, it's such a rare event to do so. Neocon leanings? Give me s...

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by zckls04
Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College
Replies: 288
Views: 7939

Re: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College

Every election is like that. Every four years, we have to hear comments about "the lesser of two evils" and "third party is a better choice." Indeed, that's how a representative democracy almost always ends up. People have short memories. They also tend to forget that practicall...

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by zckls04
Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

This is not at either of the links you provided. But even from your quote with no source I can see that these were pre-1991: in other words they were discarded junk. Yes they are, they're both copied directly from the link I provided to the original report on the NYT website. But the "discarde...

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by zckls04
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

That assertion is not at the link you provided. The only mentions of sarin at the NYT article are the mention of sporadic finds, "Some were empty, though many of them still contained potent mustard agent or residual sarin" (residual sarin in a shell container is not a WMD) "Since May...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

What do you mean by "too late"? They've introduced Lightning four years ago, and according to their statements back then they intend to keep it around for about a decade. They're routinely modifying products when they think it's beneficial, so if they haven't yet, Occam's razor suggests t...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

As I've said: I've had zero problems with two Lightning cables plus two docks on two devices. And before you produced that link I've never even considered posting a review of my Lightning cables there. I might have if I actually had a problem, though I agree with you, I have no idea why anybody wou...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

I will take the issue of weaponized "gas" first, then I will discuss how this subject factored into why the Bush administration attacked Iraq in 2003. The agents found in 2007 which you seem to be so outraged about were remnants of mustard gas shells from the 1990s. Incorrect- they were a...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

Just because your cables are fine, doesn't mean there is no quality issues with apples cables, actually for that price point you can expect much better quality, here is an extensive summary from Macrumors regarding the cable corrosion: http://www.macrumors.com/2014/03/04/lig ... corrosion/ It gets ...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

If you clicked the link for the NYT full report on that story you would quickly run into this statement: "These weapons were not part of an active arsenal. They were remnants from Iraq’s arms program in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq war." Pretty sure that's exactly what I stated above. I...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

The NYT link is about finding WMDs in 2008. You are talking about something that happened years after the initial lie. Anyone with half a brain can see that. OK, so you're saying there was a WMD program set up after the Iraq war finished? If not, where exactly are you suggesting these weapons came ...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/30/world/mea ... ast-facts/ None. October 2, 2003, inspectors report finding NO weapons of mass destruction. So all the American and Iraqi soldiers in this report: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014 ... -iraq.html are lying, were they? Just so I get this right, you b...

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

This is getting into semantics - but where is the proof that Bush did lie? I don't think it's semantics at all. To many this is a self-evident truth. No evidence required apparently. You would think that if this is the case it would be reported You obviously don't read the news. http://www.nytimes....

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 - 15 Years Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 4942

Re: September 11, 2001 - 15 Years Ago

] Gilding the lily somewhat?? Tragedy yes, one of the darkest days in history, not even close. Does it really matter if somebody labels a terrible tragedy as being a really, really terrible tragedy? He didn't do that, he called it one of the darkest days in history. The point stands- I don't see th...

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 - 15 Years Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 4942

Re: September 11, 2001 - 15 Years Ago

Kiwirob wrote:
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Gilding the lily somewhat?? Tragedy yes, one of the darkest days in history, not even close.


Does it really matter if somebody labels a terrible tragedy as being a really, really terrible tragedy?

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

China particularly wants to keep NK as a 'boogie man' to scare the west, but they want their pet attack dog under control. The minute Kim Jong-in goes too far off the script - he will have a fatal illness, likely lead poisoning. It's not a boogie man so much as a buffer against a united Korea, whic...

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

Are you sir going on the record officially, and for all time here at a.net saying that the USA spending $3 trillion+ dollars on the Iraq War and subsequent expenses, was "worth it"? Nope. Not to mention the thousands of allies dead, and Iraqis dead? Nope. The reason the USA was told we we...

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by zckls04
Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

Klaus, you must agree though that this entire "new model" thing is nothing but a cost reduction exercise. I see it more as revenue generation than cost reduction. The more phones have only a lightning connector, the more accessories will be made which use it. The more accessories people o...

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by zckls04
Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?
Replies: 90
Views: 4193

Re: North Korea - How To Handle The Latest Nuclear Threat?

Hmmmm....... Iraq - No weapons of mass destruction but lots of oil. Let's lie, then invade and go to war. North Korea - Proven weapons of mass destruction, no oil. Let's do nothing but talk!!! Seems logical to me. LMAO!!!! You're deluding yourself if you think there were no WMDs in Iraq. The war ma...

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by zckls04
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ohio Police Shame Drugged-up Parents
Replies: 17
Views: 1576

Re: Ohio Police Shame Drugged-up Parents

Notice they blurred out the face of the child, as appropriate. In fact the photo was released with the child's face un-blurred. I've seen this picture all over the internet, and this is the first time I've seen the child's face blurred. The unblurred shot has far greater emotional impact IMO. Ohio ...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

I understand the usefulness of the headphone jack, but wouldn't ever say it was a brilliant piece of technology. OK, maybe I'm exaggerating (although I'd argue any technological design which has survived for 100+ years is brilliant by definition), but I can't think of a more durable, easy to use co...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5102

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

I'm really irritated at the loss of the 1/8" headphone jack. Apple has jumped the shark on removing technology before that they saw as going obsolete without stopping to think of the cycle times on these things. There will be a new iPhone model every year. This could wait a while. They did thi...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College
Replies: 288
Views: 7939

Re: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College

mham001 wrote:
Except this is not 2012. Romney was a bore who didn't excite the voters one wit.


However he also wasn't a childish buffoon with zero qualifications. Romney may not have been exciting, but he was at least credible.

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?
Replies: 34
Views: 1888

Re: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?

Apparently you aren't aware that 'POC' is officially approved by "People of Color"? Yes, because they're all a homogenous unit. And yes, people of color are trying to wipe the history of Washington and Jefferson from history, yesterday the SF school board started talking about renaming Wa...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College
Replies: 288
Views: 7939

Re: U.S. Election Two Months Out: Looking At The Electoral College

While it might not be Webster's definition - a complicated system which most people cannot understand (including apparently Mr. Trump) that allows a person with fewer votes to become the President - that I call rigged. Maybe it should be called Deceitful, Dishonest or such. It's not deceitful or di...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?
Replies: 34
Views: 1888

Re: Another POTUS on Mt Rushmore?

If it's possible I'd like to see a national campaign to add FDR, JFK, or LBJ. FDR is Satan to the far right. LBJ is too controversial for most liberals. JFK might be mutually acceptable, but he didn't really do anything except get shot. I think it should be left as-is. It's meant to be a sculpture-...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone vs Android
Replies: 58
Views: 3912

Re: Iphone vs Android

Android, specifically a Galaxy S5. Has a far richer feature set than its iPhone equivalent, at least for my needs. Due for an upgrade soon, but I doubt I'll get anything radically different. You can become used to anything though. After years of using an iPhone when I finally got my Galaxy 3 I found...

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by zckls04
Tue Sep 06, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple's Tax Case in Europe
Replies: 97
Views: 3241

Re: Apple's Tax Case in Europe

That's not the question you asked. You asked why it was considered morally wrong, and that's the answer. There's nothing immoral about it. Ireland is a sovereign state and can handle their own affairs. If Ireland disagreed with the contract they were entering into, they shouldn't have entered into ...

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by zckls04
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple's Tax Case in Europe
Replies: 97
Views: 3241

Re: Apple's Tax Case in Europe

Because they've entered into an agreement with the EU not to do it What's the EU going to do? Send in their non-existent military? That's not the question you asked. You asked why it was considered morally wrong, and that's the answer. Ireland is a sovereign nation and can make or break agreements ...

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by zckls04
Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple's Tax Case in Europe
Replies: 97
Views: 3241

Re: Apple's Tax Case in Europe

BMI727 wrote:
Why is this considered unfair for Ireland to do?


Because they've entered into an agreement with the EU not to do it.

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by zckls04
Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1727

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

How do I post a screengrab? You'll need to upload the image to a hosting site like PhotoBucket or Flickr, then use the Image button in the edit window toolbar (between the quote and smilie buttons) and paste the url to the photo. Yeah, I didn't really want to have to do all that, but evidently that...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws
Replies: 46
Views: 1508

Re: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws

In a country as polarized as we are today, when 80% of the population agree on something I think it's worth attention. I think it's getting plenty of attention right now. But public opinion should be the trigger for the debate, not the end policy result. If you let the public decide everything we'd...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple's Tax Case in Europe
Replies: 97
Views: 3241

Re: Apple's Tax Case in Europe

Braybuddy wrote:
I love it! A bumbling, ineffectual government, a greedy multinational and an arrogant Commission: one of those situations where you wish everyone would lose . . . :lol:


Exactly my feeling. This would make a terrible children's novel.

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Worst Songs
Replies: 56
Views: 3916

Re: Your Worst Songs

slider wrote:
Tainted Love, from the 80s. If there was a song that could be unwritten, I'd do this one.


Do you like the original though? I much prefer it to Marc Almond's version.

(although I like CSN and CSNY).


And you have the cheek to call the 'dan "pussy shit"? Sheesh! ;) ;)

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1727

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

I respectfully disagree with your conclusion :) Clearly we disagree, but no big deal. Personally, I just can't see Hamilton "settling" for third, if he could have got second. He doesn't usually settle for much, so I'm inclined to agree with you. It doesn't seem like we're getting a whole ...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws
Replies: 46
Views: 1508

Re: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws

How are the other VoterID laws substantially different. virtually every state offers free IDs. The ID isn't the tricky part. It's the ID you have to get to get the ID. You can't just walk in and say "I'm John Smith, give me an ID!". They will make you prove your identity. And you can scre...

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by zckls04
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws
Replies: 46
Views: 1508

Re: Deadlocked SCOTUS Bites GOP Over Voter ID Laws

The law isn't needed, as there is no massive voter fraud in the U.S. If there is no voter fraud, why is the left so adamant in preventing measures to reduce voter fraud? This statement could only be made by you. "If this law is completely unnecessary, why is the left trying to stop it?". ...

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by zckls04
Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1727

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

Who said I was making an argument? I was merely stating the reality of the situation. Oh OK. I think we're all aware of the reasons of the rule- the question is whether the penalty should carry over from race to race or not. Since you replied to a post in which I say that the penalties are harsh en...

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by zckls04
Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1727

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

Reliability has always played a part in deciding F1 title holders, its no different now. That's not a convincing argument for making the engine rule harsher. If the current rule is discouraging teams from changing engines in every session (which clearly it is), why make it stricter by carrying over...

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by zckls04
Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net Supports Trump????
Replies: 30
Views: 2311

Re: A.net Supports Trump????

PlymSpotter wrote:
Well bully for you - just let everyone else pay for the media you consume online.


I don't think guilting people in to looking at ads is going to be a winning strategy somehow, particularly on a site where many people paid to be members.

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by zckls04
Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
Replies: 35
Views: 1727

Re: F1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps

I'll tell you what the real farce is. Hamilton is reportedly using 30 grid penalty tokens for his car. But as the grid is only 20 cars deep, he starts 20th but uses up his full 30 penalties. IMHO, if he starts 20th, then the FIA should say he used 20 and make him use the other 10 penalty grid spots...

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by zckls04
Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite James Bond Movies
Replies: 16
Views: 1282

Re: Favorite James Bond Movies

michaelg90222 wrote:
I think this will be very controversial, but my favourite Bond film is A View To A Kill,


Vastly underrated that film. Way more entertaining than some which are considered among the best (e.g. the tedious Thunderball).

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by zckls04
Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Feet in Bath?
Replies: 8
Views: 1025

Re: Feet in Bath?

HGL wrote:
Three feet? Is this a case for the Yard?


Simply sublime.

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by zckls04
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More evidence of Clinton Corruption
Replies: 38
Views: 1620

Re: More evidence of Clinton Corruption

Part of a charity is schmoozing people and persuading them to cough up money, so I'm not particularly surprised. The Clinton Foundation definitely needs to be more transparent and have a more robust system for weeding out conflicts of interest, but in the meantime I'd rather these rich donors are sp...

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by zckls04
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Born gay or straight or became that way?
Replies: 108
Views: 3752

Re: Born gay or straight or became that way?

Help me understand....what if they discovered being gay comes from something they can pinpoint in the womb, in childhood or otherwise in the post-birth environment. Or they prove its entirely genetic. You really claim this can only be of interest to gay haters? As you say, if it's genetic, parents ...

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by zckls04
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liberal Brownshirts at it again...
Replies: 150
Views: 5537

Re: Liberal Brownshirts at it again...

I can survive on merit, IMO. I'm right there with you, but that isn't what Democrats are selling. If you thought you could survive on merit, you'd be arguing in favor of policies that level the playing field. Instead you argue the playing field is already level, despite all the available evidence. ...

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by zckls04
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if...Sanders vs Kasich?
Replies: 22
Views: 791

Re: What if...Sanders vs Kasich?

Since when is an empty shell bad? You can't be attacked for anything. Being an empty shell worked great for Obama, GW Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, and even arguably Ronald Reagan. Not to the degree Rubio was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOOs-ft7S2c None of the people you mention were this ...

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