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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1529

Re: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread

Dutchy wrote:
DLFREEBIRD wrote:
Oct. for US
Aug for China except for HongKong
Dec for Europe


The US was behind the curve compared to Europe, so the end will probably be later as well.


LOL, I have no idea when this will end. I am just playing along.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A series of posts about virology
Replies: 60
Views: 4053

Re: A series of posts about virology

I only remember the word, because of my dog's vaccination records.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1529

Re: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread

Oct. for US
Aug for China except for HongKong
Dec for Europe

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why are we going so hard against nature fighting Covid-19 like we are doing?
Replies: 145
Views: 6010

Re: Why are we going so hard against nature fighting Covid-19 like we are doing?

There's no way we can stop it. Why are we messing with what we can't conquer? so you're ready to give up? when we haven't even reached the APEX? l have faith in scientists, I don't have faith in stupid people or people who aren't willing to put up a fight. If you listen to the scientists, you will ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why are we going so hard against nature fighting Covid-19 like we are doing?
Replies: 145
Views: 6010

Re: Why are we going so hard against nature fighting Covid-19 like we are doing?

There's no way we can stop it. Why are we messing with what we can't conquer? so you're ready to give up? when we haven't even reached the APEX? l have faith in scientists, I don't have faith in stupid people or people who aren't willing to put up a fight. If you listen to the scientists, you will ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A series of posts about virology
Replies: 60
Views: 4053

Re: A series of posts about virology

Doc Lighting,

First off thank you for taking the time to post. You're masterfully at teaching.
my curiosity has been aroused about this virus that's been wreaking havoc worldwide.
It's nice to hear from someone who's grounded and has a medical background and no
objective, other than to teach.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox Business Host out
Replies: 41
Views: 2221

Re: Fox Business Host out

Exactly how would this disaster not have been anywhere as horrible? Please explain? Yes, Trump is braggadocious, pretentious, and excels at creating the image of being vacuous, which he is in some ways. However, he did make the correct call with the China travel ban for which he was widely criticiz...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Day Thread 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 1175

Re: April Fools Day Thread 2020

my husband a diabetic and not suppose to have cookies. my kids and I did an annual joke on my husband, We would take his stash of Oreo cookies he hid from us, in his secret hiding place, and replace the middle of the oreo with a minty toothpaste. We thought he would catch on immediately eating tooth...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My "20-20 vision" predictions
Replies: 34
Views: 1902

Re: My "20-20 vision" predictions

2019 told 2020 to hold the corona

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mnuchin: You Can Live On $17 Per Day During Pandemic
Replies: 16
Views: 927

Re: Mnuchin: You Can Live On $17 Per Day During Pandemic

I was already depressed after learning my neighbor of 40 years just died of the coronavirus, and to hear that we are suppose to live on this ridiculous amount? my husband's company was going to pay them for 30 days to stay at home. Now, they decided to change that and only pay them 67% of their pay....

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van Gogh Painting Stolen from Dutch Museum
Replies: 12
Views: 654

Re: Van Gogh Painting Stolen from Dutch Museum

the fact that it was stolen on the artist's birthday, is fishy, another rich person, wanting to hang the painting in his house for their enjoyment only. how many paintings have been stolen now, never to be recovered? seems like the number keeps growing each year. https://medium.com/artisera/6-of-the...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus and Darwin award
Replies: 53
Views: 4948

Re: Coronavirus and Darwin award

In Las Vegas, the gun range, was open the day after Gov Nv asked all non-essential businesses to shut down. I drove by and they were standing in line like sardines out the door and down the street. I asked my husband how could a gun range be considered an essential business. He said they probably se...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The Lt. Gov of Texa has lost all perspective. What a nutter.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I know its only proper to blame Trump for everything, Trump, Trump Trump. At that time when China confirmed, the MSM and everyone in the country was talking about impeachment. Beginning of February, Impeachment. I was in this forum that's all people talked about, you saw almost nil participation in...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Gambler has folded his last hand ... RIP Kenny Rogers
Replies: 6
Views: 556

Re: The Gambler has folded his last hand ... RIP Kenny Rogers

he was a legend for those who loved the country-western genre.

he definitely knew how to fold, and walk away right as the coronavirus got crazy.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

As I understand it, this virus will keep coming back until we develop a vaccine. Meaning 3-6 weeks quarantines, then 3-6 weeks opening up, and then quarantines again. We're now in the steep part of the exponential curve: Coronavirus pandemic: From 0 to 100,000 cases: 110 days From 100,000 to 200,00...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I I can't believe the FDA is expecting a 1-year approval period for chloroquine... The trials that have been done all looked very promising in providing fast and effective relief for COVID-19 patients, and the drug is already in use (so we know it's safe) - is there no way to fast-track the process...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4217

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You? Here in Vegas, the Governor of Nevada declared all non-essential businesses to shut down for 30 days. how are you doing? and don't forget to tell us where you're from and what restrictions you're dealing with. Adjust and adapt. Instead of a lap dance.....

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

last I checked companies were pandering to China to do business with 2nd largest economy in the world.
they always put politics aside to case the almighty dollar.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stress test on all companies
Replies: 23
Views: 994

Re: Stress test on all companies

Delta had a cash load of money, set aside before the 2008 financial crisis, and they still had to file for bankruptcy. They were in a lot better condition than a lot of airlines. when you run a worldwide operation and have so many expenses, you rely on bookings revenue and you don't get it until aft...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4217

How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You? Here in Vegas, the Governor of Nevada declared all non-essential businesses to shut down for 30 days. my husband was already working from home, but now his company laid him off for 30 days. He's upset that his job is considered non-essential. (snort) It...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

We haven't heard much from Africa or South America. What is going on there? I have a friend in Bogota Columbia they have 89 cases, . i talked to him, yesterday. but yeah it's made it's way there to even small town where his mother lives they have 5 cases in a rather small village. I was surprised, ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquake in Salt Lake City
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: Earthquake in Salt Lake City

https://thirdhour.org/blog/faith/family ... rds-vault/
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yes, but more importantly they keep all their records in a vault in the mountains https://thirdhour.org/blog/faith/family ... rds-vault/

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Malapropisms
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Malapropisms

“Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.” – Dan Quayle

(bondage – bond)

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Malapropisms
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Malapropisms

"The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder."

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Any comments from biochemists, virologist, etc. on the "Vitamin-D" suggestion in this article? https://seekingalpha.com/article/4332786-fear-and-panic-bubble-is-worse-virus The comments the author makes about "fear" and "free money" I could agree with. Interestingly, I...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US FED announced QE5, slash rates to 0%
Replies: 15
Views: 1012

Re: US FED announced QE5, slash rates to 0%

Why would any bank want to remortgage my home loan at these interest rates? Mine 3.5 now
I'm positive, going down to zero, won't lower my interest rate.

so, why did Trump tell the feds to do this? how does this help the average person? who is this helping?

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

no, I get that, because of what was wrote on this thread by professionals, I just can't believe they would do a trial in Washington where the outbreak is and report on it, without it being officially OK. I guess this is click bait?

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://apnews.com/8089a3d0ec8f9fde971bddd7b3aa2ba1 Coronavirus Vaccine Trials to Start on Monday WASHINGTON (AP) — The first participant in a clinical trial for a vaccine to protect against the new coronavirus will receive an experimental dose on Monday, according to a government official. The Nati...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Herd Mentality
Replies: 55
Views: 2489

Re: The Herd Mentality

I had to go to Costco Business center, to buy 2000 trash liners for business purposes. They were sold out online. It took me forever to find a parking space, finally, I just stood in a lane and waited for someone to walk outside then I stalked them and followed them to their car. once inside there w...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://qz.com/1816060/a-chart-of-the-1 ... ing-works/
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let's talk about social distancing, and if you think it will work at this late stage.

https://qz.com/1816060/a-chart-of-the-1 ... ing-works/

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

If one isn’t sick, they shouldn’t be treated like a prisoner. There is NOTHING to do in my house, aside from sleep. And please explain how I’d be spreading pandemic if I’m not sick. Plenty of things one could do in one's house that's entertaining. Play a game, go on Netflix, go on the Internet and ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What should we do with our money in the market
Replies: 50
Views: 2048

Re: What should we do with our money in the market

I was out the first day, I had tight stops. I haven't gone back in. I was going to go back in last Monday but the Asia market dropped, the night before. I don't know if anybody noticed that Asia market drops, then the US market drops. So, I decided to wait. Now it's a bear market. I will probably go...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. dropped the ball in getting tests out quickly and making them widely available, does anybody know why this happened? Is that the job of CDC? or is it the job of the mfg that CDC hired ? CDC said they shipped out pretty early; there were some glitches with parts of test - but looks like the...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DST Again
Replies: 24
Views: 1112

Re: DST Again

it was done for farmers, so they could work the fields during daylight hours. No it wasn't . They opposed it and still do . you're so unfriendly, I will never reply to any of your threads again. for those who want to know the story. DST started 1966 when I was six years old. It was a big deal, the ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DST Again
Replies: 24
Views: 1112

Re: DST Again

DST outlived its intent. it was done for farmers, so they could work the fields during daylight hours. How many of us are farmers? I worked from 3:30 am to 1 pm daily for almost 30years. So it didn't really affect me. Now as a property manager, I have to get things done during the daylight hours. I ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. dropped the ball in getting tests out quickly and making them widely available, does anybody know why this happened? Is that the job of CDC? or is it the job of the mfg that CDC hired ?

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

In a closed door February 26th presentation, the American Hospital Association presented a deck that included an expert analysis estimating 96 million cases of coronavirus in the US, with an estimated 480k deaths. Business Insider appears to have obtained a copy (article is admittedly behind a payw...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://livingchurch.org/2020/03/04/covid-19-facing-facts-working-to-prepare-trusting-in-god/?utm_source=The+Living+Church+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=6429fec1f5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_05_04_52&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0826f52b83-6429fec1f5-128516189 A women with experience with eboli...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://livingchurch.org/2020/03/04/covid-19-facing-facts-working-to-prepare-trusting-in-god/?utm_source=The+Living+Church+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=6429fec1f5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_05_04_52&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0826f52b83-6429fec1f5-128516189 A women with experience with eboli...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21457

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

There was six women, she outlasted them all.
We need to get a woman in there. Even if it's from the Republicans. Hopefully, 2024 will be different.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Liz Cheney Points out Pompeo Lie on Taliban Deal
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Re: Rep. Liz Cheney Points out Pompeo Lie on Taliban Deal

they don't call him the secretary of hypocrisy for nothing

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

True, too expensive for 'the model of healthcare of the world' Norway. Thankfully for us here in the states despite all its imperfections and being the most expensive health care systems in the world, we are the most prepared country on earth for a pandemic. https://www.ghsindex.org/ On another sub...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21457

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

yeah, the nice grandpa and the grumpy grandpa

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by DLFREEBIRD
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 8532

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

I would hope everyone learned their lesson about electing a conspiracy theories, who pushed onto other the notion that Obama didn't have a US birth certificate. With his racist, narrow-minded views. but, if they didn't and Trump's re-elected, I would imagine Trump would continue with his conspiracy ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Another article posting some of the rates of death and more details on how those with less reactive immune systems seem to avoid the worst. https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/03/who-is-getting-sick-and-how-sick-a-breakdown-of-coronavirus-risk-by-demographic-factors/ It may be that immuno-suppression ...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162110

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

i am worried that Trump will get the corona virus going to all these rallies all over the country, Why the risk when your president, and he's 73 . some of the democratic candidates might also get it, because of their age, yet they are all out there in crowds campaigning all over 70 what could possib...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21457

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

This board is dead. or everyone tired of talking politics. I noticed it's getting harder and harder to find the non-aviation thread. I miss a lot of thoughtful smart posters. glad not everyone has left this board. It's just kind of weird that so much is going on and so few posters.

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane
Replies: 163
Views: 5904

Re: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane

Finding out someone that is very rational and smart is into something like astrology. Like what?? I'm with you, my grandmother was into this. Shocked me. She wanted to know when each of my children were born down to the second to have a chart made for them. she was very successful real estate agent...

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by DLFREEBIRD
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane
Replies: 163
Views: 5904

Re: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane

Finding out someone that is very rational and smart is into something like astrology. Like what?? I'm with you, my grandmother was into this. Shocked me. She wanted to know when each of my children were born down to the second to have a chart made for them. she was very successful real estate agent...

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