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by Aeri28
Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "...in My Pants."
Replies: 56
Views: 3251

RE: "...in My Pants."

There's a party in my pants in the USA and I want you all to come.

mashing Weird Al Yankovic and Miley Cyrus.. Did I do that right? lol

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by Aeri28
Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin
Replies: 51
Views: 10922

RE: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin

I'm sorry, why could they not have drugged him or put him under aneasthesia. Even an accompanying doctor would have been cheaper. I 'heard' about this story earlier on, but thought if these were my parents years ago "Axxxxx, Get your A$$ on that plane now or we're leaving you" . "Okay Mom". ... and ...

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by Aeri28
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.
Replies: 308
Views: 10376

RE: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarRI1" class="quote" target="_blank">WarRI1</a> (<a href="#273" class="quote">Reply 273</a>):<br/><i>In spite of maniacal opposition for all th...

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by Aeri28
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.
Replies: 308
Views: 10376

RE: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.

apologies. I didn't even notice the Channel 4 title at the lower left side. I initially posted it not knowing where exactly it came from, just from an external website that posted it saying '...british news caster...". Had I known, I certainly would have listed it. If I'd seen a French newscaster wi...

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by Aeri28
Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.
Replies: 308
Views: 10376

RE: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.

...hence, BBC'esque. I was not entirely concerned with which station he came from., ITV, BBC, etc. The point came across.

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by Aeri28
Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can You Actually Do This? US Border Patrol
Replies: 71
Views: 4686

RE: Can You Actually Do This? US Border Patrol

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>In France there are no borders to speak of, an...

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by Aeri28
Thu Oct 03, 2013 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outdated Appliance Features
Replies: 3
Views: 1231

RE: Outdated Appliance Features

My grandparents held on to a lot of old appliances. They lived way out in the wilds of outer Sacramento since the 1920s and literally had the theory, if it works still, whats the problem? They had this old old press, the kind that presses clothes that was probably four feet high and huge and I bet f...

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by Aeri28
Thu Oct 03, 2013 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.
Replies: 308
Views: 10376

RE: No, You Shut Down The Goverment.

I have to say this is quite funny. A BBC'esque news presenter asks a Tea Party'er if he's thrilled about the US joining the 'civilized (or civilised) world' for having a comprehensive health care program lol <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnQVDLujTA8" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/...

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by Aeri28
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can You Actually Do This? US Border Patrol
Replies: 71
Views: 4686

RE: Can You Actually Do This? US Border Patrol

Fascinating to watch. I absolutely HATE confrontation and found myself shaking internally becaue I could not do this lol. I mean, the officers were not rude but it seemed they were not expecting anybody to question them, so they repeated the same questions over and over, then just let them go on aft...

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by Aeri28
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China New Uniform?
Replies: 3
Views: 4798

RE: Air China New Uniform?

very pretty, I do love the colors.

which airline was it from China that looked like Air France's LaCroix uniforms?

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by Aeri28
Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Started MIA-LHR Non Stop First?
Replies: 20
Views: 5787

RE: Who Started MIA-LHR Non Stop First?

Wouldn't it be a nice homage to Pan Am for UA or DL or AA to completely re brand themselves as Pan Am and let the legacy live again.

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by Aeri28
Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss Air Begins Las Vegas!
Replies: 16
Views: 10505

RE: Edelweiss Air Begins Las Vegas!

Quoting Ytraveller (Reply 12):

Thank you.

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by Aeri28
Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss Air Begins Las Vegas!
Replies: 16
Views: 10505

RE: Edelweiss Air Begins Las Vegas!

Who flies Paris - Las Vegas?

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by Aeri28
Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Olympics Host City to be Tokyo
Replies: 58
Views: 4533

2020 Olympics Host City to be Tokyo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cadet985" class="quote" target="_blank">Cadet985</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i> I've never been to Tokyo, but I've hear...

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by Aeri28
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Most South American Airline Names Acronyms
Replies: 62
Views: 11520

RE: Why Are Most South American Airline Names Acronyms

Did anybody mention the old : UTA French Airlines? I've seen the french version use : UTA Compagnie Aerienne Francaise (not doing the accents sorry), but UTA also stood for "Union de Transports Aeriens" (there may be a type, not at home at the moment), so it would seem awfully large to have it "Unio...

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by Aeri28
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Most South American Airline Names Acronyms
Replies: 62
Views: 11520

RE: Why Are Most South American Airline Names Acronyms

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/andrefranca" class="quote" target="_blank">andrefranca</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>IMHO, I can't say for every brazilia...

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by Aeri28
Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family Accommodation In San Francisco?
Replies: 10
Views: 2346

RE: Family Accommodation In San Francisco?

Lombard St, past Van Ness ave is centrally located and is sort of a 'motel row' of sorts, not 'hotels', but perfectly acceptable 'motels'. That part of Lombard was always interesting in that way of having those types of accomodations in a city known for its hotels. Motor lodges or however you call t...

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by Aeri28
Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Switching Cell Phones
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

RE: Switching Cell Phones

When I went from T mobile to Verizon about 4 years ago, Verizon did all the workk for me. All I did was go into a verizon store, they asked if I wanted to port the number over and they took care of it. In an instant, I was no longer a T mobile customer and I never had to talk to them once.

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by Aeri28
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heart/Jason Bonham Concert
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

RE: Heart/Jason Bonham Concert

Led Zeppelin (the three remaining members) was honored in December 2012 at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC, (along with others) and Hearts performance (with Jason Bonham) was highly praised and closed the evenings show. Here is the Heart/Jason performance, which pretty much made Robert Pl...

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by Aeri28
Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: International Airline Crashes On US Soil?
Replies: 28
Views: 6224

RE: International Airline Crashes On US Soil?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aviatorcraig" class="quote" target="_blank">aviatorcraig</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> A more accurate title would be ...

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by Aeri28
Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: International Airline Crashes On US Soil?
Replies: 28
Views: 6224

RE: International Airline Crashes On US Soil

The SAS flight that crashed into the ocean off of Los Angeles in the late 60s?

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by Aeri28
Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Photos From Slate
Replies: 30
Views: 12095

RE: TWA Photos From Slate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/malaysia" class="quote" target="_blank">malaysia</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Did Marriott inflight Catering ever oper...

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by Aeri28
Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Obama Lunch Program: Thoughts?
Replies: 42
Views: 3126

RE: The Obama Lunch Program: Thoughts?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flymia" class="quote" target="_blank">flymia</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> . Has fast food really expanded that much? ...

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by Aeri28
Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did TWA Give Up JFK-LHR And Other Routes.
Replies: 39
Views: 10640

RE: Why Did TWA Give Up JFK-LHR And Other Routes.

I always remember growing up in <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> during the 70s. My sisters friend and her father flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> on ...

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by Aeri28
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Credible" Threat To Close 22 U.S. Embassies
Replies: 86
Views: 3975

RE: "Credible" Threat To Close 22 U.S. Embassies

It's really a damned if you don't close, damned if you do.

Can anyone win in these situations?

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by Aeri28
Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In San Francisco
Replies: 44
Views: 3733

RE: What To Do In San Francisco

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> I wish the Embarcadero Freeway (I-480) ...

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by Aeri28
Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In San Francisco
Replies: 44
Views: 3733

RE: What To Do In San Francisco

well I disagree completely with those who said to avoid alcatrraz,. I think Alcatraz is one of the best historical landmarks in <acronym title="STAF Airlines (Argentina)">SF</acronym> if not the US. You basically know the history, a federal penetentiary until a certain year, but the history of the i...

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by Aeri28
Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stomach Bug Triggers Mass Vomiting On Qantas Fli
Replies: 44
Views: 19243

RE: Stomach Bug Triggers Mass Vomiting On Qantas Fli

highly likely eaten food before the flight,, as depicted in the food poisoning scene from Bridesmaids.,., they ate before hand,,,. <a href="http://youtu.be/eLbpcnzUdvw" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/eLbpcnzUdvw</a><br/><br/><font size="-4">[Edited 2013-08-01 23:27:07] I'm sure a chain reaction may...

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by Aeri28
Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stomach Bug Triggers Mass Vomiting On Qantas Fli
Replies: 44
Views: 19243

RE: Stomach Bug Triggers Mass Vomiting On Qantas Fli

I"m sorry, but if you have a stomach bug, don't you have an issue in the lower exit region as well? That would be my assumption.

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by Aeri28
Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Largest US Capital Cities
Replies: 36
Views: 2952

RE: Largest US Capital Cities

I disgree that a capital need be in a central area., History is a major factor as well , as someone pointed out in Nevada's case. The gold rush of 1849, the Pony Express, the stagecoaches were all prevalent in Sacramento's history. Ever visit the oldest section in Sacrameneto? Right on the American ...

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by Aeri28
Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Korean News Gets Payback
Replies: 12
Views: 3438

RE: Korean News Gets Payback

seems stupid and childish. How does one even translate the names into korean? I dont get it., Whos the audience? How is the Korean audience even understanding this? On the flip side , you really cannot beat the asian *oriented westernized names that were used in the fake Asiana broadcast. I am one t...

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by Aeri28
Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SST: Your Favorite Three Colors Together
Replies: 9
Views: 2361

RE: SST: Your Favorite Three Colors Together

What does SST mean?? I only know it as SuperSonic Transport. Is this a whats your favorite color for an SST?

I'd have to say Gray, Orange and Black

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by Aeri28
Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Passengers Bake On Mesa Tarmac
Replies: 59
Views: 16819

RE: Allegiant Passengers Bake On Mesa Tarmac

I never understand in these situations why someone doesn't pretend to pass out, I would do that, At least I would get off the plane, or that action would cause the airlline to do something, provide food or drink at least,

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by Aeri28
Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zimmerman NOT Guilty
Replies: 332
Views: 9111

RE: Zimmerman NOT Guilty

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHLBOS" class="quote" target="_blank">PHLBOS</a> (<a href="#304" class="quote">Reply 304</a>):<br/><i>FWIT, for those that keep saying that Tray...

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by Aeri28
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2014 Olympic Boycott Proposal
Replies: 57
Views: 3164

RE: 2014 Olympic Boycott Proposal

It's ONE extreme senator proposing an outlanding idea that has no chance of becoming real. He's just getting his 15 seconds in for the year. The US is not proposing a boycott. I'm sure most read viewers on this site are aware of that. this thread deserves a "move along folks, nothing to see here" re...

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Queen (band) Song
Replies: 45
Views: 3081

RE: Favorite Queen (band) Song

Show must go on
radio ga ga

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by Aeri28
Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Racist Pilot Names Published On Tv For OZ214
Replies: 135
Views: 28604

RE: Racist Pilot Names Published On Tv For OZ214

one would imagne if the ntsb can investigate a plane crash, they can investigate whether someone on their side was involved in this. Im sure its easy for some intern at ktvu or the ntsb to slide in the wrong info, and if no one caught it, then it would go out live. I remember years ago when I starte...

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by Aeri28
Sat Jul 13, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Launch New Uniform
Replies: 38
Views: 14870

RE: Virgin Atlantic Launch New Uniform

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SkyTeamTriStar" class="quote" target="_blank">SkyTeamTriStar</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Absolutely....STUNNING! The ...

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by Aeri28
Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Racist Pilot Names Published On Tv For OZ214
Replies: 135
Views: 28604

RE: Racist Pilot Names Published On Tv For OZ214

Sum Young Gai's head is gonna roll I predict.

Unless it was his last day already.

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by Aeri28
Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Shoot Dog - Justified Or Not?
Replies: 65
Views: 4112

RE: Police Shoot Dog - Justified Or Not?

Unfortunately there are a lot of stories of dogs attacking people. I remember about a month ago a story of some woman jogging in the woods and being attacked by dogs, and did you all see this recent story of a woman news reporter being attacked by a womans two dogs? Never mind the reporter confronti...

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6
Replies: 289
Views: 62871

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6

I deleted this comment, not looking for an answer on it... <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rfields5421" class="quote" target="_blank">rfields5421</a> (<a href="#126" class="quo...

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6
Replies: 289
Views: 62871

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/displane" class="quote" target="_blank">displane</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i> Some of the the news sites are reportin...

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6
Replies: 289
Views: 62871

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6

After watching the Fred Hayes video for the past day, I just noticed there are two vehicles approaching the wreckage from the left hand part of the screen. Why would they be on the taxiway? Are there vehicles stationed there regularly for some reason? I mean these vehicles are heading towards the ai...

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5
Replies: 315
Views: 87771

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5

Curious question, do the black boxes remain in the custody of the country in which the plane crashed? or the country's home? I.e does Korea have any hold to the black boxes in this case? what if United crashed in Paris, would the NTSB handle that? or do French authorities? Would the US have equal ac...

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by Aeri28
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 3
Replies: 304
Views: 100889

OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 3

Gotta love the UK Daily Mail which has three headlines: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i> Horror in San Francisco after 'tail snapped off Boeing 777' as it crashed: Woman and girl, 16, foun...

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by Aeri28
Thu Jul 04, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 10 Countries With The Highest Oil Reserve
Replies: 42
Views: 3636

RE: Top 10 Countries With The Highest Oil Reserve

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> OMG. that is ...

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by Aeri28
Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes
Replies: 60
Views: 8102

RE: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes

I always wondered why no major US airport (that I can think of) was ever named after FDR (Roosevelt).

(now someones going to tell me Schenectedy or Misoluala airports were named after him...)

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by Aeri28
Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs
Replies: 128
Views: 5754

RE: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mariner" class="quote" target="_blank">mariner</a> (<a href="#106" class="quote">Reply 106</a>):<br/><i> It caused no great stir, scarcely a rip...

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by Aeri28
Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs
Replies: 128
Views: 5754

RE: Food Network Dropping Paula Deen Over Racial Slurs

You guys,she's not being 'crucified' for using an N word once or twice. It's her whole 'aura' or "persona" that companies have chosen not to be associted with her at this time . I'm not sure how to best explain it, but it's a range of happenstances that occured and was brought to awareness that span...

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by Aeri28
Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Fiji Airways Uniform
Replies: 15
Views: 9465

RE: New Fiji Airways Uniform

I like it. The color is nice. I have a few bula shirts from Fiji that I bought several years ago. Always love the patterns and colors used.

I am not too much a fan of the Fiji Airways branding on the jacket. Looks cheap. They could have done something nicer IMO.

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