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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence in Korea
Replies: 41
Views: 1137

Re: Pence in Korea

Just a dose of reality for this thread... North Korea has concentration camps the size of US cities They are starving their people They kill at will You may hate Trump. Never forget the above when you look at the smiling, pretty sister. She’d have you killed in a North Korean minute. Dont ever let ...

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by 777222LR
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gray divorces on the rise
Replies: 31
Views: 1609

Re: Gray divorces on the rise

I actually feel divorce in my circle of friends is much less than in that of parents. My parents got divorced in the 1980's. I felt there was a high rate of it, and seemingly people of my generation are staying with it. Of course, that could be because once your parents are divorced, they end up han...

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by 777222LR
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pence in Korea
Replies: 41
Views: 1137

Re: Pence in Korea

The Trump administration is the most inept group of people, who do not care about laws unless it suits them, full of racism, homophobia, sexism, xenophobia, islamaphobia, who's agenda is set by Donald Trump's thumbs and phone through tweets. They spend the whole day defending and maneuvering around ...

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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump has given the Pentagon marching orders: He demands a giant millitary parade ...
Replies: 78
Views: 2781

Re: Trump has given the Pentagon marching orders: He demands a giant millitary parade ...

I don't want to get accused for not supporting our military, because I do. However, this parade is about Trump's ego and authoritarian tendencies. I'm really concerned the end game is to turn the military and law enforcement against the people that don't support the president, people of color, and i...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"
Replies: 81
Views: 3233

Re: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"

The best thing about all of this is how all the people who previously loved the deep-state (Patriot Act, Warentless Wiretapping etc) suddenly get awoken to the negative consequences of those pieces of legislation. :lol: Making an enemy out of the FBI doesn't seem like too smarter idea. Catching Tru...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"
Replies: 81
Views: 3233

Re: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"

The best thing about all of this is how all the people who previously loved the deep-state (Patriot Act, Warentless Wiretapping etc) suddenly get awoken to the negative consequences of those pieces of legislation. :lol: Making an enemy out of the FBI doesn't seem like too smarter idea. Catching Tru...

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by 777222LR
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"
Replies: 81
Views: 3233

Re: Trump Declassifies the Nunes"Memo"

Let's be clear here: Trump is only interested in himself. Not national security, not the people of the US, not our institutions that have held our country together for so long. He's a one man show, who works for only himself, who cares for only himself, and will do anything for a personal/political ...

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by 777222LR
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's
Replies: 55
Views: 2034

Re: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's

So he took down ALL the tweets I mentioned in the thread starter. Someone got to him. You sure, 777222LR? https://twitter.com/RealDonad_Trump/status/948361765527719936?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet https://twitter.com/RealDonad_Trump/status/948361842686119936?ref_src=twsrc%5...

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by 777222LR
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's
Replies: 55
Views: 2034

Re: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's

So he took down ALL the tweets I mentioned in the thread starter. Someone got to him.

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by 777222LR
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's
Replies: 55
Views: 2034

Re: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's

All within the same few minutes. I honestly get so tired of this. And it's all getting so incredibly dangerous. How can anyone support this guy? I can see him talking China into squashing the North before he pushes any buttons, an there's no way Kim is going to push his button. He can't be that stu...

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by 777222LR
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's
Replies: 55
Views: 2034

Trumps Nuclear Button Bigger Than Kim Jong Un's

From Tweeter in Chief Tonight - "North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the “Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.” Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his...

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by 777222LR
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump slurs words in speech
Replies: 22
Views: 1184

Re: Trump slurs words in speech

I honestly think he has dentures and they came loose during the Jerusalem speech. He'd never admit to this, neither would White House staff. But my grandparents had them and I've heard them sound like this when they came loose. Not much you can do when you are addressing the nation in a speech. My g...

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by 777222LR
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos
Replies: 89
Views: 3979

Re: Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos

These tweets gave NPR such a hard on, they spent over ten minutes discussing it tonight. But we all know NPR is the front line of defending Islam over every other religion on earth... Do you believe this isn't worthy of being discussed? Every major news organization is discussing it. It's horrific ...

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by 777222LR
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos
Replies: 89
Views: 3979

Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos

In succession, Trump retweets 3 videos from anti-Islamic, white-supremacist, Jayda Fransen late last night. When will people stop apologizing for his behavior? These videos are 1., unverified, and 2., do not represent the entire religion of Islam as Trump would like you to believe. Why would he retw...

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by 777222LR
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 53535

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017/11/13/trump-jr-wikileaks-twitter-account-report-coons-tsr-sot.cnn The Atlantic Reporting that Don Jr. was communicating directly with Wikileaks. Just an FYI, most news agencies are reporting this, not just CNN. And Wiki leaks was in direct contact with the Ru...

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by 777222LR
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 53535

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017 ... sr-sot.cnn

The Atlantic Reporting that Don Jr. was communicating directly with Wikileaks. Just an FYI, most news agencies are reporting this, not just CNN.
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http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017 ... sr-sot.cnn

The Atlantic Reporting that Don Jr. was communicating directly with Wikileaks. Just an FYI, most news agencies are reporting this, not just CNN.

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by 777222LR
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet
Replies: 54
Views: 6804

Re: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet

MY FAULT! Sorry. Made a mistake.

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by 777222LR
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet
Replies: 54
Views: 6804

Re: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet

For those who don't know, Johan Lundgren was the person that started Airliners.net. I have been on this site (different username) since 1997. Back in the AOL dialup days!

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by 777222LR
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travel Warning to developed countries
Replies: 34
Views: 1737

Re: Travel Warning to developed countries

Another case just happened yesterday: Two lesbians were referred by a friend of mine who is a florist to a wedding planner. The wedding planner replied: "I do not support your choice to be in a same-sex marriage, but out of the kindness Jesus Christ instilled in me, and to show His love, I will...

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by 777222LR
Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travel Warning to developed countries
Replies: 34
Views: 1737

Re: Travel Warning to developed countries

To be honest, the deeper we get into the Trump administration, the more I realize that homophobia, Islamaphobia, and racism exist. I guess that's what happens when a president gives these groups a free pass. Being gay, I found the joke from Trump about Pence wanting to "hang the gays," qui...

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by 777222LR
Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Charges Filed in Mueller Investigation
Replies: 24
Views: 1309

Re: First Charges Filed in Mueller Investigation

Trump and the entire administration deserve this. The problem we face if things stall and go at a slow pace, the more Trump has the chance to change the narrative, and possibly the minds of the people. Trump is an absolute liar, and he's got the GOP by the balls. So much so, that he can manipulate t...

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by 777222LR
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 53535

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Still going after the widow, and 40 minutes before that, still going after the NFL. I'm so tired of this. Nothing but division in this country, and the majority of it due to his flame throwing. Like, I don't even know what country I live in, anymore. Every morning, I wake up, go to my phone, and won...

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by 777222LR
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 19964

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

I'm scheduled to fly TK from Dubai to Houston tomorrow. I'm on the phone with United, the origin of booking, to see if they need to put me elsewhere. If you are only transiting at IST, you are OK. No transit visa is required. Yeah, I'm just concerned they may cancel flights to the US because of thi...

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by 777222LR
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 19964

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2017

I'm scheduled to fly TK from Dubai to Houston tomorrow. I'm on the phone with United, the origin of booking, to see if they need to put me elsewhere.

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by 777222LR
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?

I didn't ask for compensation. They did give me 10K miles for the inconvenience of the route change.

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by 777222LR
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?

New acronym = R.R.O.T. = random resuscitation of old thread. haha, well played my friend. Well I guess the question is HOW WAS IT ... ? (Do we have all this DPRK drama to blame on you?) Amazing City. I stayed at the Conrad Seoul, one of the best hotels I've been to. Interior decor was flawless. I h...

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by 777222LR
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: Going to Seoul - Trip Advice/Suggestions?

if you want shirts slacks or suits visit Itaewon. I had 8 tailor made dress shirts made at Ah Kong for $100 I went in February. :-) It was 16 degrees at night, 23 during the day. So frigid. My favorite part of that trip was going to the DMZ. Incredible, especially given where we are with North Kore...

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by 777222LR
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions
Replies: 104
Views: 2922

Re: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions

For some reason, I feel these 800,000 kids are being used as a ploy to get congress to pass a bill that includes a border wall. I hope I'm not right, as using 800,000 humans as leverage is such a terrible state of play. This also plays so well to Trumps anti-mexican base. Trump ran on deportation. H...

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timeline of Trump's Controversies
Replies: 16
Views: 862

Re: Timeline of Trump's Controversies

http://billmoyers.com/story/trump-russia-timeline/

I've found it, at least on Russia.
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http://billmoyers.com/story/trump-russia-timeline/

I've found it, at least on Russia.

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by 777222LR
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timeline of Trump's Controversies
Replies: 16
Views: 862

Re: Timeline of Trump's Controversies

Is there a clearly laid out timeline of Donald Trump's controversies? I feel they've gotten so frequent, it's hard to keep track. I'd like to see a clearly updated list/timeline. Surely there has to be one out there. Some honest questions for you: What is the point of this exercise? Are you looking...

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timeline of Trump's Controversies
Replies: 16
Views: 862

Re: Timeline of Trump's Controversies

I did, but I need something complete, rather than just controversies on one subject, with dates, descriptions, ties to other people. So, timelines plus webs to others.

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timeline of Trump's Controversies
Replies: 16
Views: 862

Timeline of Trump's Controversies

Is there a clearly laid out timeline of Donald Trump's controversies?

I feel they've gotten so frequent, it's hard to keep track. I'd like to see a clearly updated list/timeline. Surely there has to be one out there.

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen
Replies: 40
Views: 1690

Re: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen

I think that the average American does not spend enough time looking in on themselves as the rest of the world see them. Perhaps the populos find this too difficult to go to TV stations or websites outside the US for a view point. Or perhaps they really are not interested in what the rest of the wo...

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen
Replies: 40
Views: 1690

Re: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen

CNN is the most moderate of the big 3. MSNBC has a clear liberal bias, always has, but it's not a liberal bias without actual facts. CNN, to me, has always been the middle of the road, but the president has forced them to be super critical of him. Notice, he lashes out at CNN, never MSNBC. Fox News ...

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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Threatens "Fire and Fury" toward North Korea
Replies: 318
Views: 11147

Trump Threatens "Fire and Fury" toward North Korea

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/08/politics/north-korea-considering-guam-strike-trump/index.html The language he uses, is that of a dictator like North Korea's leader. We've not had a sitting US president threaten "Nuclear War" with North Korea, or any other country since WWII with Japan. This...

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Backs New Immigration Legislation...
Replies: 31
Views: 1263

Re: Trump Backs New Immigration Legislation...

Nope. Feelings about questions/topics are immaterial. White House Press Corps reports are supposed to ask tough questions. That's their role. But they should not be allowed to become the speaker, taking over and dominating the briefing. They ask a question and record the answer. They ask a follow-u...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dubai Ideas, places to see, opinions
Replies: 17
Views: 1294

Dubai Ideas, places to see, opinions

Hi! I am headed to Dubai in October. It's my first time there. I will be at the JW Marriott Marquis on Sheikh Zayed Road. Several reasons I'm excited: 1. Lufthansa and Turkish business class. OKC-DEN-FRA-DXB-IST-IAH-OKC. I've not flown business class on either. Opinions on both? 2. The hotel: The JW...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laziness vs disability
Replies: 44
Views: 2293

Re: Laziness vs disability

There is a local guy here, who is on disability, but he manages to make it to the local gay bar and drink all night long, walk around, walk in gay pride parades, and party. Then complains about being on disability on social media. I'm a bit dumbfounded by it.

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by 777222LR
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The investigation of Donald Trump
Replies: 304
Views: 11999

Re: The investigation of Donald Trump

My fear at his election, and even more so now, is the lessening stabilization of this country, to the point of chaos. How quickly it's happened, and yes, this could get very ugly. Not only for Trump and his administration, but also for the American people. This presidency is not, and has never been ...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The investigation of Donald Trump
Replies: 304
Views: 11999

Re: The investigation of Donald Trump

From the moment he entered office, everyone from DJT to Kellyanne, to his family have been liars in one way or another. I knew he was bad news when he started the birther movement, which years later he admitted wasn't true. When he brought the women that accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment to ...

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by 777222LR
Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps twitter feed
Replies: 49
Views: 1761

Re: Trumps twitter feet

I'm so tired of Trump. Give me any other republican except for him. I'm a democrat, but literally any other republican candidate would have treated the office with much more respect. He has no idea what it means to be president of the US, or how to act presidential. America's biggest mistake. This ...

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by 777222LR
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps twitter feed
Replies: 49
Views: 1761

Re: Trumps twitter feet

I'm so tired of Trump. Give me any other republican except for him. I'm a democrat, but literally any other republican candidate would have treated the office with much more respect. He has no idea what it means to be president of the US, or how to act presidential. America's biggest mistake. This i...

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by 777222LR
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Twiitter Account: Presidential or a Bully Pulpit?
Replies: 70
Views: 2515

Re: Trump's Twiitter Account: Presidential or a Bully Pulpit?

What I find so insane, given how ugly he is, how much he insults the looks of others. Like, seriously dude? You may be rich, but you ugly.

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Walls moving in turbulence
Replies: 54
Views: 19239

Re: 787 Walls moving in turbulence

Rigid structures break when there is extreme movement. Let's put this into perspective. I live in Oklahoma (granted, we are starting to have a lot of earthquakes due to well-injection sites, but let's put that aside). In California, because of frequent earthquakes, homes are built to withstand movem...

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by 777222LR
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?
Replies: 65
Views: 3186

Re: Do you have tatoos and/or multiple piercings?

Yes to tattoos - These are mine. It references my sobriety date, March 12, 2012 - I want to get more tattoos, but I'm having a hard time coming up with something to go with it. It's already pretty busy. https://scontent-dft4-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t34.0-12/19021807_10105266588820677_934547356_n.jpg?oh=6e5...

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by 777222LR
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Turbulence Getting Worse?
Replies: 29
Views: 7049

Re: tubulence is getting worse

I just flew DEN-NRT-ICN, and ICN-SFO - I know this is probably an unrelated, isolated occurrence, but it was turbulent for 6 hours of the DEN-NRT flight. It was light to moderate, but constant and uncomfortable. Interestingly enough, we flew south to almost San Francisco, then proceeded northwest fr...

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by 777222LR
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 330451

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmTb-dttR88

Here's a link for those who would like to see a video report from the United 777-300ER.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmTb-dttR88

Here's a link for those who would like to see a video report from the United 777-300ER.

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by 777222LR
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mileage Credit when rebooked on another airline (and thus alliance)
Replies: 6
Views: 1343

Re: Mileage Credit when rebooked on another airline (and thus alliance)

I recently got rebooked from a flight on United which was originally supposed to be DEN-SFO-ICN. They rebooked me to DEN-NRT-ICN. I have no issue with that other than I had paid for a first class ticket, and DEN-NRT is only a TWO class aircraft. Business/Economy. When Global services rebooked me, I ...

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by 777222LR
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 377261

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

I thought that the -10 was supposed to have the 6-wheel undercarriage?

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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 9063

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

Side note, OKC-DEN was one of the most turbulent flights I've been on. Clear skies however.

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