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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds $3 ETS Surcharge
Replies: 140
Views: 12715

RE: Delta Adds $3 ETS Surcharge

Those of you mentioning that price of jet fuel should be more of a driver to cut emissions than ETS are missing the bigger picture. Many industries are affected- not just the airline industry- and by buying carbon credits from the more fuel-efficient players in those industries airlines can still dr...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best And Worst US Airlines Of 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 7624

RE: Best And Worst US Airlines Of 2011

Best- Hawaiian Worst- <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> I was pleasantly surprised by Hawaiian as I hadn't flown them before, but they were great when I went to Kauai in February. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> continue their unbroken run of being lame and ...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds $3 ETS Surcharge
Replies: 140
Views: 12715

RE: Delta Adds $3 ETS Surcharge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyguy89" class="quote" target="_blank">flyguy89</a> (<a href="#108" class="quote">Reply 108</a>):<br/><i>. Apparently the British use 'scheme' ...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Government Financial Summary
Replies: 102
Views: 3219

RE: US Government Financial Summary

Seriously though: <a href="http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1701/poll-obama-muslim-christian-church-out-of-politics-political-leaders-religious" target="_blank">http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1701/pol...litics-political-leaders-religious</a> <a href="http://pollingmatters.gallup.com/2011/04/americans-belief...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Government Financial Summary
Replies: 102
Views: 3219

RE: US Government Financial Summary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>Rather than accusing me of not reading it, why...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed
Replies: 143
Views: 4192

RE: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#138" class="quote">Reply 138</a>):<br/><i>That is just one country. To believe that if...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Government Financial Summary
Replies: 102
Views: 3219

RE: US Government Financial Summary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>Please, he had two nationally televised speech...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad
Replies: 74
Views: 2766

RE: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>You'll have to source that claim for it to hav...

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by zckls04
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed
Replies: 143
Views: 4192

RE: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#133" class="quote">Reply 133</a>):<br/><i>And if the USA stopped importing oil tomorro...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Destination Train Trips
Replies: 43
Views: 3572

RE: Destination Train Trips

The best railway journeys I've taken have been Hoi An to Hanoi, and every train journey I've taken in India. Just don't expect to arrive on time.

I've often wondered whether the Rocky Mountaineer is worth going on. Anybody been on it?

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed
Replies: 143
Views: 4192

RE: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BN747" class="quote" target="_blank">BN747</a> (<a href="#130" class="quote">Reply 130</a>):<br/><i>Every product known since the 1920s that nee...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed
Replies: 143
Views: 4192

RE: US Counter-terrorism Legislation Passed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#102" class="quote">Reply 102</a>):<br/><i>Quoting dc9northwest (Reply 97):Oil is like ...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Single Itinerary Vs 2 Seperate Ones
Replies: 6
Views: 3848

RE: Single Itinerary Vs 2 Seperate Ones

If the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Darwin - International (DRW / YPDN), Australia - Northern Territory">DRW</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YS...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad
Replies: 74
Views: 2766

RE: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mbmbos" class="quote" target="_blank">mbmbos</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>The vast majority of American have demanded ...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What To Expect To Hawaii?
Replies: 11
Views: 4746

RE: What To Expect To Hawaii?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/something" class="quote" target="_blank">something</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Really? Routing through <acronym title="...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christian Teens Raising Money To End Slavery
Replies: 4
Views: 1927

RE: Christian Teens Raising Money To End Slavery

Ditto- I am atheist, but it's more the institution of organized religion which I dislike rather than individuals, who are equally varied as any other group.

Hate the church, love the churchgoer. Or something like that.

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Government Financial Summary
Replies: 102
Views: 3219

RE: US Government Financial Summary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>Correct, the President cannot run on his recor...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What To Expect To Hawaii?
Replies: 11
Views: 4746

RE: What To Expect To Hawaii?

If I were flying to Hawaii from London, that would be my ideal itinerary (although if I was flying Y I might prefer a 340 on the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> leg...

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad
Replies: 74
Views: 2766

RE: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thegreatRDU" class="quote" target="_blank">thegreatRDU</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>But...that's not libertarianism......

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by zckls04
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Starting To Look At Cars
Replies: 56
Views: 3124

RE: Starting To Look At Cars

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rlwynn" class="quote" target="_blank">rlwynn</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>American cars suck but are getting better. A...

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by zckls04
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad
Replies: 74
Views: 2766

RE: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thegreatRDU" class="quote" target="_blank">thegreatRDU</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>No that's anarchy...</i></font></t...

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by zckls04
Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad
Replies: 74
Views: 2766

RE: Obama Uses Recess Appointment, GOP Mad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mir" class="quote" target="_blank">Mir</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>The law creating the agency was passed, so it's defi...

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by zckls04
Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Is The Ride On An A340/330?
Replies: 19
Views: 6700

RE: How Is The Ride On An A340/330?

I find the A343 to be a lot quieter, especially towards the front, and much more comfortable than a 777. J on <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> feels a little more cramped than on a 744 (which I prefer, especially since they removed the massage parlour and left a...

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by zckls04
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Spirits
Replies: 53
Views: 4750

RE: Your Favorite Spirits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJet747" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJet747</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>Now why would Levitt procure bottles...

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by zckls04
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fortune Cookies - Best Of (or Worst Of)
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

RE: Fortune Cookies - Best Of (or Worst Of)

The worst I ever got was "Practice makes perfect". Not exactly profound.

I heard a story about somebody who got a fortune saying "You will be golden showered with luck" but I'm pretty sure that's apocryphal. I'd love it to be true though.

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by zckls04
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Spirits
Replies: 53
Views: 4750

RE: Your Favorite Spirits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJet747" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJet747</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>Some of the worst vodka I've ever ha...

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by zckls04
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airports Are Truly Known By Their Code?
Replies: 33
Views: 5563

RE: What Airports Are Truly Known By Their Code?

SFO is very common in the Bay Area- I would say I hear it more often than not. Mind you, most of the people I know travel quite frequently, and I think more frequent travelers are more likely to use airport codes for expediency.

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by zckls04
Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Formula 1 2011-2012 Off Season
Replies: 56
Views: 3564

RE: Formula 1 2011-2012 Off Season

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sudden" class="quote" target="_blank">sudden</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>The top 10 rankings for the best overtakers ...

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by zckls04
Sat Dec 31, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Landed At The Alphabet? 2011 Edition
Replies: 83
Views: 9311

RE: Have You Landed At The Alphabet? 2011 Edition

This is just one for each letter or I'll be here forever. I am surprised I haven't got W or R (I'm assuming here that WAS and ROM don't count....). A <acronym title="Ahmedabad - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (AMD / VAAH), India">AMD</acronym> B <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / L...

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by zckls04
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Spirits
Replies: 53
Views: 4750

RE: Your Favorite Spirits

Gin by a mile. All great cocktails begin with it IMO. Vodka is <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> if it's not Smirnoff or Grey Goose or the like. Hangar One does a great vodka flavored with Viognier, but it's probably hard to come by outside the <acronym title="STAF Airlines (Argentina...

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by zckls04
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos Q4/2011
Replies: 99
Views: 9974

RE: Show Us Your Non-Av Photos Q4/2011

<center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=159487&filename=phpZ3AEQv.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/159487/middle/phpZ3AEQv.jpeg" width="648" height="515" border="0"/></a></td></tr></tabl...

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by zckls04
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: French Polynesia Air Tahiti Airpass
Replies: 0
Views: 2851

French Polynesia Air Tahiti Airpass

Having read these boards for a long time I finally decided to join to ask this question. My wife and I (mostly me actually) are planning a trip to French Polynesia, and I need some advice from well-traveled folks such as yourselves on where we should go. We're thinking about getting one of the Airpa...

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by zckls04
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kim Jong Il Cruising Pyongyang In A Lincoln
Replies: 18
Views: 2434

RE: Kim Jong Il Cruising Pyongyang In A Lincoln

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rlwynn" class="quote" target="_blank">rlwynn</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Also, I think that in that country if y...

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by zckls04
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Romney Vs. Gingrich: Who Will Get The Nomination
Replies: 174
Views: 5244

RE: Romney Vs. Gingrich: Who Will Get The Nomination

What I want to know is, given the fact he paints himself as being unlike other politicians, why is Ron Paul not running as an independent? He seems to have plenty of support, and lots of people know who he is. I personally think his policies are totally sophomoric, and his political philosophy (like...

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by zckls04
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquake 2012 West Coast U.S., Possibilities?
Replies: 23
Views: 2604

RE: Earthquake 2012 West Coast U.S., Possibilities?

I think the key word is "seeming". As far as I can tell there hasn't been a significant statistical increase in Earthquake rates, although there are a few religious nutjobs who have tried to claim the end of the world is coming. Nonetheless, here in the Bay Area we're overdue for some action, and we...

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