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by BlueberryWheats
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another
Replies: 94
Views: 9693

Re: Words in your language that mean completely different/gross/disgusting things in another

Although it's more a slang term. Trump in Britain means fart.

All hail President Fart.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus
Replies: 105
Views: 34403

Re: RUMOR: LH considering order of up to 15 A380 Plus

c933103 wrote:
Even if they want more A380, why now?


Well... why not? If they want more A380, why wait?

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded
Replies: 55
Views: 5709

Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...

Trump wrote:
"If they had protection inside, maybe it could have been a different situation,"


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46002549

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase
Replies: 43
Views: 2662

Re: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase

vikkyvik wrote:
Any phrase that contains the word "piss" that doesn't refer to urination.

Particularly "taking the piss".


Which Americans are also guilty of... "I am so pissed" (which means 'I am so drunk' here, rather than 'I am so annoyed).

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase
Replies: 43
Views: 2662

Re: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase

Good job hardly anyone actually says that! I've moved to the North from the South ten years ago and still find strange sayings and phrases crop up. Although, I did hear a good one yesterday at work, "May as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb", meaning if you're going to commit a misdeed, y...

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LTN & STN merge to create one airport?
Replies: 37
Views: 4957

Re: Could LTN & STN merge to create one airport?

That would be one hell of a long taxiway.

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by BlueberryWheats
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct thing to divide a country into
Replies: 20
Views: 1131

Re: The correct thing to divide a country into

Erebus wrote:
With straight lines.

Examples of how you should divide into: Colorado, Wyoming.


May require some terraforming of coastal states/provinces etc to maintain that neat edge.

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct thing to divide a country into
Replies: 20
Views: 1131

Re: The correct thing to divide a country into

Airstrips, like in Orwell's 1984.

Britain was Airstrip One, a province if you will, of Oceania.

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct cheese to put on a salad
Replies: 41
Views: 2278

Re: The correct cheese to put on a salad

Halloumi.

End thread.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Want To Know When You'll DIe?
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: Want To Know When You'll DIe?

Dieuwer wrote:
I definitely would change the way how I live my life, knowing when I would die. If much earlier then expected, I would definitely start splurging on fancy biz trips to exotic destinations :D
How about you?


But then changing your lifestyle may change your death date prediction.

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by BlueberryWheats
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three killed after caravan-towing car driven wrong way on M40
Replies: 10
Views: 1386

Re: Three killed after caravan-towing car driven wrong way on M40

Try driving around Orlando where I am now—that would considered amusing. GF I did that back in November. It was an experience. I usually drive on the left side of the road in a manual transmission little Ford Fiesta. I had to drive under different road rules, on the right in an automatic, huge Ford...

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?
Replies: 42
Views: 7369

Re: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?

Not able to post links to pictures right now, but didn't KLM update their livery a few years back by changing the dark blue cheatline from thick to thin? (Before all the wavy line nonsense)

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by BlueberryWheats
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kanye West is back in Social Meda
Replies: 12
Views: 1078

Re: Kanye West is back in Social Meda

ChrisKen wrote:
Kanye who?


West.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rumour: New £50 note
Replies: 13
Views: 1350

Re: New £50 note

I wonder if this means we'll be seeing more of them in use, and more places accepting them? I've probably only seen one in the last 5 years, my mum used one in Waterstones and the staff seemed quite flummoxed. They needed a manager to authorise the transaction. My suggestion for the note... I'm goin...

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Attractive Commercial Airline Livery
Replies: 46
Views: 4270

Re: Most Attractive Commercial Airline Livery

global2 wrote:



Off topic, but is that gate set up to enable a jetbridge to attach to each side of the aircraft? Interesting.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 9748

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

PlymSpotter wrote:
Come on, you're still not trying.

Rework your idea to fit in Central Park so it's a true airport for New York.


Ah yes, and please include a draft of an approach chart. I want to see A380's threading through Midtown :lol:

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by BlueberryWheats
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FDA Issues warning about Black Licorice
Replies: 40
Views: 2166

Re: FDA Issues warning about Black Licorice

#blackliquoricematters

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?
Replies: 35
Views: 2577

Re: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?

I play games along the lines of Farming Simulator 2017, Euro Truck Simulator 2 and Spintires I honestly have a hard time imagining anything more bland and boring than that. What's the appeal? Probably just the same as to why you're interested in whatever you're interested in. Everyone has interest,...

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Royal Brunei Economy Class 787-8 LHR - DXB Expect the unexpected!
Replies: 11
Views: 12231

Re: Royal Brunei Economy Class 787-8 LHR - DXB Expect the unexpected!

Jeez man, how long was the journey?

You had enough time go from partners to fiance, then wife by the time you boarded at LHR. :lol:

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Salute went wrong: emergency exit deployed ([email protected])
Replies: 42
Views: 14720

Re: Water Salute went wrong: emergency exit deployed ([email protected])

It didnt look like they were aiming the water for a prolonged period at the door, shouldnt that door be "waterproof" anyway?? Consider the pressure at which that water cannon flow is hitting the door. It's probably jiggled the door in its frame enough to trigger the door opened sensors an...

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?
Replies: 35
Views: 2577

Re: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?

But Xbox is the correct console franchise.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?
Replies: 35
Views: 2577

Re: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?

City Skylines. Love it, I have the Xbox One version. It can get quite addictive. I do struggle with traffic though. I add major trunk routes in and out of areas, bus lanes, one way systems etc, but my streets still jam up. I even ran a major motorway underground with entrance and exit ramps leading...

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct potato chip flavor
Replies: 50
Views: 2689

Re: The correct potato chip flavor

https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/26/europe/r ... index.html


Ah yes, the boys in Q branch have been working hard on that one.
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Airstud wrote:
Looks like you've been surreptitiously wielding stronger weapons than that:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/26/europe/r ... index.html


Ah yes, the boys in Q branch have been working hard on that one.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Moon is . . .
Replies: 25
Views: 1173

Re: The Correct Moon is . . .

JJJ wrote:
That's no moon.


I find your lack of faith disturbing.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Moon is . . .
Replies: 25
Views: 1173

Re: The Correct Moon is . . .

Image

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by BlueberryWheats
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct book to read on a long flight is.....
Replies: 35
Views: 1944

Re: The correct book to read on a long flight is.....

I once read Airframe by Michael Crichton on a 9 hour overnight flight (can't sleep on planes). I was totally engrossed! That flight literally flew by.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thr correct number of inches is . . .
Replies: 58
Views: 3134

Re: Thr correct number of inches is . . .

I can't wait for full metrification of the UK. I was born in 1987, so I've only ever been taught metric in school, although when we go to kmph from mph itll take some getting used to. After driving for over ten years I've gotten a 'feel' for gauging mph speeds. Similar to temperature, 21°c makes a l...

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct beer period is
Replies: 23
Views: 1147

Re: The correct beer period is

The correct beer period is the modern day.

The Victorian period would probably have had poor sanitation and quality control.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come quads outlasted trijets?
Replies: 86
Views: 15421

Re: How come quads outlasted trijets?

Efficiency isn't just about number of engines. Think of all that extra structure (weight) built into the tail to support that heavy third engine. Plus I'm sure someone else will have mentioned how tail engine maintenance is a PITA.

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Generally, the correct yogurt is...
Replies: 22
Views: 982

Re: Generally, the correct yogurt is...

Can we also agree the correct pronunciation is 'yoggert', not 'yoh-gurt'.

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Generally, the correct yogurt is...
Replies: 22
Views: 982

Re: Generally, the correct yogurt is...

Coconut Greek yoghurt.

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the USSR were still around...
Replies: 61
Views: 3860

Re: If the USSR were still around...

vrbarreto wrote:
I miss the Soviet union.. It had the abity to end the United states 5 times over....


:roll:

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific aircraft repainted with wrong titles
Replies: 70
Views: 15687

Re: Cathay Pacific Rebranding??

LAX772LR wrote:
Cathay just don't give a F anymore....


(I know, I know: whaa whaa)


Not even a flying F? :lol:

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by BlueberryWheats
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 28
Views: 4624

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

frigatebird wrote:
Range and cargo capabilities of new generation aircraft like the 77W, 787 and A350 are now so good, a combi would not be required for KL.


This. I've read somewhere that modern widebody passenger aircraft have such good cargo capabilities that they practically are combi.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the USSR were still around...
Replies: 61
Views: 3860

Re: If the USSR were still around...

Brits abroad make Americans look like the pinnacle of the civilized world... Don't give me all that cobblers! I've encountered American tourists in the wild in London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Orlando. Not tarring all with the same brush, but the majority are self entitled, brash and rude. I have ...

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by BlueberryWheats
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I've done something terrible... I made quinoa
Replies: 35
Views: 2393

Re: I've done something terrible... I made quinoa

I'm just here to say I don't mind quinoa.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not the president of the fan club, but I'd eat it.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct shire
Replies: 43
Views: 1704

Re: The correct shire

Ok... but the nation who gave the world things like grits and Velveeta are not allowed to weigh in. :lol:

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct shire
Replies: 43
Views: 1704

Re: The correct shire

But... but... neckties are not delicious like the other items.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct shire
Replies: 43
Views: 1704

Re: The correct shire

Yorkshire: Yorkshire puddings and Yorkshire tea. Lincolnshire: Lincolnshire sausages Devonshire: custard. (I know no-one actually calls Devon, Devonshire these days) These items make it hard to decide a winner due to deliciousness of all. One thing is for sure, Lancashire is not the correct shire, i...

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much did aviation really change after 9/11?
Replies: 95
Views: 9402

Re: How much did aviation really change after 9/11?

I flew twice (96 and 99) before 9/11, but I have absolutely no memory of either trip as I was born too late (memories don't start until you're an adult at 16). Thanks for everyone's comments. Eh? What's the point in going to school before age 16 then? It'll all be forgotten. For the record, I clear...

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice for Anyone having a Bad Day
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: Advice for Anyone having a Bad Day

I don't like taffy. I need an alternative.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready to decorate for Halloween?
Replies: 42
Views: 2926

Re: Are you ready to decorate for Halloween?

CitizenJustin wrote:
I’m just happy the first day of fall is in 13 days. I’m counting down as I’m not really the biggest fan of summer. Fall is a magical time :)


Winter is where it's at. I could happily live in perpetual winter. Summer is just something I have to endure.

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No A380 for KLM?
Replies: 51
Views: 12392

Re: No A380 for KLM?

They just don't need it. Even some of their 747's were not full PAX aircraft, but combi instead.

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The new British aircraft carriers - interesting long read
Replies: 60
Views: 7374

Re: The new British aircraft carriers - interesting long read

The sun set on the British empire a long time back. Why does this tiny island nation even need an aircraft carrier? Needlessly inflammatory comment. Probably the same reasons that other carrier owning nations with no empire needs one. What's India thinking, acquiring carriers? What about all those ...

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by BlueberryWheats
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colors for Walt Disney World Next Generation Monorails
Replies: 34
Views: 1539

Re: Colors for Walt Disney World Next Generation Monorails

Sorry mum, the mob has spoken.

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by BlueberryWheats
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colors for Walt Disney World Next Generation Monorails
Replies: 34
Views: 1539

Re: Colors for Walt Disney World Next Generation Monorails

Airstud wrote:
You don't think the monorails should just be wrapped in gigantic Izod polo shirts?


Are you suggesting that, much like a monorail, 1337 has a one-track line of interest?

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: dc-10/md11 operations thread 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 9147

Re: dc-10/md11 operations thread 2018

wjcandee wrote:
BlueberryWheats wrote:
Wiggy... listen here, the MD11 and DC10 are dead as PAX aircraft. No-one is flying them hauling passengers. I believe this has been stated a few times in this thread.


Then why bother repeating it?


Because worded differently, it might finally sink in.

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by BlueberryWheats
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: dc-10/md11 operations thread 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 9147

Re: dc-10/md11 operations thread 2018

Wiggy... listen here, the MD11 and DC10 are dead as PAX aircraft. No-one is flying them hauling passengers. I believe this has been stated a few times in this thread.

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by BlueberryWheats
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”
Replies: 154
Views: 15468

Re: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”

londonistan wrote:
A220?


The Airbus A220.

The aircraft formally known as C-series.

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