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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 10, 2002 4:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions Asked At Interviews
Replies: 11
Views: 7172

RE: Questions Asked At Interviews

I am about to graduate from my A & P school in about 3 weeks. I currently work on the ramp for CO and being that I work the night shift there are lots of mechanics working. Occassionally I talk to the mechanics and tell them about how I am school working on getting my tickets(actually, I already got...

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by coboeing777
Thu Feb 07, 2002 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kicked Off Plane
Replies: 6
Views: 1560

RE: Kicked Off Plane

*rimshot*

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by coboeing777
Thu Feb 07, 2002 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx Pilot On Survivor 4 - Marquesas
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

RE: FedEx Pilot On Survivor 4 - Marquesas

how much you wanna bet Patricia is the first to get the boot?

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 05, 2002 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Age Discrimination For Younger Users Of This Site
Replies: 25
Views: 2292

RE: Age Discrimination For Younger Users Of This Site

Actually, if you need to call anyone a nerd it would be Johan because he is the one that programmed the profile to say that. I didn't even know nor do I care, actually, about it being one year since I joined the boards. But since I am such the nerd, perhaps I'll go celebrate the occassion. Maybe you...

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 05, 2002 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Up With Continental!?
Replies: 117
Views: 4640

RE: What Is Up With Continental!?

Rolex, Zeus.......Would you two give it a rest already. I can't even remember what the hell the REAL topic was about with all this BS going on in here.

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 05, 2002 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental`s International Fleet
Replies: 6
Views: 1738

RE: Continental`s International Fleet

Only the 767's and 777's have the PTVs.

And I doubt you will see any reduction in the amount of transatlantic 757 flights as those planes suit the load factors just fine on some routes.

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 05, 2002 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vote Your Fav Super Bowl Commercial Here!
Replies: 14
Views: 1750

RE: Vote Your Fav Super Bowl Commercial Here!

Anyone know of a website where you can view the ads from the superbowl? I know last year there was a site that uploaded the ads right as soon as they aired but I can't remember what it was though. Anyone? PS: I gotta say the Clydesdale commercial was my favorite since they filmed that at Liberty Sta...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 04, 2002 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?
Replies: 39
Views: 7755

RE: Are Girls Really Impresed By Your Car?

well, if it makes you feel any better Sophie, I like you for your posts, not your car  Big grin


Joe

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 04, 2002 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Does He Weight?
Replies: 1
Views: 1776

RE: How Much Does He Weight?

that's elvis duran of z100 NY. He complains all the time about what a fat ass he is. He's annoying. he doesnt look that fat, though.

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 04, 2002 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Up With Continental!?
Replies: 117
Views: 4640

RE: What Is Up With Continental!?

give it a rest already rolex, please, no one really cares.

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 04, 2002 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Famous People On Board?
Replies: 58
Views: 4248

RE: Famous People On Board?

yeah I seen that Bill Clinton flew CO on a trip to CDG last summer. They had a pic of him in FA publication posing with the FA's on that flight. WOuld have been cool to be on the same plane as him. I've seen numerous celebs at EWR, but I only had one on a flight with me once. It was El Duque, NY Yan...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 04, 2002 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Up With Continental!?
Replies: 117
Views: 4640

RE: What Is Up With Continental!?

Thanks so much 777gk for bring some sort of intelligence to this post. Now I remember why you are on my respected user's list.

On a side note, have you been flying the 753 at all? I finally got to work one last night, man that thing looks like a hot dog with wings! lol

Joe

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by coboeing777
Sat Feb 02, 2002 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Here Do? Work? School?
Replies: 27
Views: 1926

RE: What Does Everyone Here Do? Work? School?

I'm a full time student at an A & P Mechanic school(only 20 school days left till I am done!) and I workpart time for Continental Airlines as a ramp agent by night.

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by coboeing777
Sat Feb 02, 2002 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At EWR (tomorrow)
Replies: 8
Views: 2364

RE: Spotting At EWR (tomorrow)

you can also try Frontage Road, which you can access from either Route 1 & 9 or Exit 14 off the NJ Turnpike. The best spot is between the CO employee parking lot and the Howard Johnson Motel there. You can see either departures or arrivals depending on which runway is being used. Its much better to ...

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 01, 2002 10:41 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002
Replies: 15
Views: 5318

RE: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002

man, I always try ad hit the AI planes but never can. Kinda pisses me off.

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 01, 2002 9:36 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002
Replies: 15
Views: 5318

RE: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002

alright, I just tried doing it again from where I saved my flight to no avail. Everytime the plane would not break up in time for me be able to hit pause and then go to map view. This happened to me my a/c stalled when I was flying over Pennsylvania. The elevation was about 300 ft above sea level, i...

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 01, 2002 7:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002
Replies: 15
Views: 5318

RE: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002

Sorry, I didnt get a screenshot(should have I guess). I saved the flight thinking that it would start me up back where I was with the plane missing the tail and burning but when I finally did crash and burn, the game reset me with a brand spankin' new plane. Next time I try playing I'll try to reena...

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by coboeing777
Thu Jan 31, 2002 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Country Menu On The Frontpage Search Engine
Replies: 23
Views: 831

RE: New Country Menu On The Frontpage Search Engine

A bit ironic that the first country on the list is Afghanistan isn't it?

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by coboeing777
Thu Jan 31, 2002 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Yu Know Your Family Tree?
Replies: 10
Views: 1684

RE: Do Yu Know Your Family Tree?

What sites did you guys use to reasearch your family tree because I've had no luck with the few that I have tried so far. I can't remember which ones they were though.

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 30, 2002 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: State Of The Union
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

RE: State Of The Union

ok, sorry if this is a bit off the topic, but why is it necessary to air the same exact speech on 50 different channels live? That is something that I have always wondered about. Is it some way of the networks showing respect towards out president by preempting their regular programming for the time...

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 30, 2002 12:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002
Replies: 15
Views: 5318

I Flew A Burning Plane On FS2002

Today I was playing FS2k2 and the weirdest thing happened. I was flying along nicely with the autopilot on and for some reason my plane started to descend by itself. Well, I just about hit the ground(or I guess I actually did) when I hit Pause and went to the map view so I could place the plane at a...

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by coboeing777
Thu Jan 24, 2002 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pics 2002
Replies: 55
Views: 2993

RE: Self Pics 2002

wow...I wanna go out with Sophie...I love how much you look like Jenna Jameson!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wow.gif" ALT="Wow!">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wow.gif" ALT="Wow!">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wow.gif" ALT="Wow!">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wow.g...

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by coboeing777
Thu Jan 24, 2002 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Very Sad Death
Replies: 30
Views: 1819

RE: A Very Sad Death

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. My own grandfather just passed away on January 9th 2002, one day shy of his 91st birthday. Although I can say that he did live a long full life, that still does not ease the pain of losing the ones you love. What makes things harder for me is that I live...

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 23, 2002 1:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Herpa Wings New Generation Model
Replies: 4
Views: 5459

RE: Herpa Wings New Generation Model

oh yeah, take it from me..those Next Generation planes' gears are very delicate, especially the nose gears. I accidentally broke the nose gear off my 1:500 Continental Peter Max 777 model. Luckily I found it and just super glued it back on but still, it sucked. Those NG gears are really nice looking...

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by coboeing777
Mon Jan 21, 2002 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Buys Baseball Season Tickets?
Replies: 4
Views: 1848

RE: Who Buys Baseball Season Tickets?

I one considered getting season tickets to the yankees but then I thought to myself...all this money JUSt for the tickets, then what about all the money I'd be spending on transportation there, possibly parking, and also food. It is definitely not worth. So, to solve that I just go to a bunch of spr...

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 16, 2002 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Up With Modified Tailpipes?
Replies: 31
Views: 1925

RE: Whats Up With Modified Tailpipes?

hey Jetservice, about the stickers...it all depends on the thickness of the stickers. The thicker they are, the more drag they induce so the actual increase in HP is actually reduced to about 4.25 HP extra. This thread reminds me of this moron that goes to my school. I go to an A & P school so natur...

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by coboeing777
Sat Jan 12, 2002 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Could Turn Back Time........
Replies: 15
Views: 1923

RE: If You Could Turn Back Time........

how approriate of topic for me right now... if I could, I would go back to before this past Wednesday because that is when my grandfather passed away 1 days shy of his 91st birthday :*( I wish I could have gotten there sooner to see him one last time before he left us and to say sorry to him for all...

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 09, 2002 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dave Thomas-Founder Of Wendy's Dead
Replies: 18
Views: 2059

RE: Dave Thomas-Founder Of Wendy's Dead

I heard the news today on the way to school. In honor of Dave I ate lunch at Wendy's today.

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by coboeing777
Wed Jan 02, 2002 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beach At St. Maarten...of Limits?
Replies: 29
Views: 3335

RE: Beach At St. Maarten...of Limits?

Looking at that overiew of SXM, a couple questions come to mind. How the heck do the 747s taxi around there? IF they land from over the ocean I can't see them stopping in time to make that last taxiway to the left which is only halfway down the runway. WHat about those 2 triangle shaped areas on the...

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by coboeing777
Wed Dec 26, 2001 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did UAL Retire This 757 Due To Scary Association?
Replies: 8
Views: 3560

RE: Did UAL Retire This 757 Due To Scary Association?

What about the other 65% that think they are boarding a 747 on their shuttle flight from EWR-BOS or that is one of those brand new Boeing Airbus 320's.

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by coboeing777
Tue Dec 25, 2001 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is This Delta 777 In Half AA Colors?
Replies: 30
Views: 5106

RE: Why Is This Delta 777 In Half AA Colors?

oh yeah and about the tail. They're painted grey because they arent made of metal. Only AA jets I can think of that have nice "chrome" tails is the 727s. Nowadays everythings composites boys and girls.

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by coboeing777
Tue Dec 25, 2001 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is This Delta 777 In Half AA Colors?
Replies: 30
Views: 5106

RE: Why Is This Delta 777 In Half AA Colors?

I can't believe half you people actually think that is some secret delta/AA hybird plane. lol The red part is obvious that it isnt even part of the AA 777 vertical stab so why is anyone saying it is?? THe next thing is the fuselage. Hello?? its cloudy outside. What color do you think reflects off of...

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by coboeing777
Tue Dec 25, 2001 8:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alt. For Patrolling The Skies Above LA?
Replies: 4
Views: 2112

RE: Alt. For Patrolling The Skies Above LA?

I've been wondering what altitude they fly at as well. Last week on way to work(EWR) I seen 2 oval shaped contrails just south of manhattan. Obviously it was fighter jets that made them because they were some reall sharp turns, and right next to each other.

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by coboeing777
Wed Dec 19, 2001 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines
Replies: 30
Views: 2194

RE: Continental Airlines

That's right NW-ELITE, those only 3 flights that you flew on CO definitely mean that you have the authority to declare them an airline that is habitually late. Come on, please.

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by coboeing777
Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Favourite Hobby Except For Aviation?
Replies: 36
Views: 2524

Kroc

um..only if you do it because you WANT to, not because you HAVE to.

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by coboeing777
Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines
Replies: 30
Views: 2194

NW-ELITE

Considering that CO has come in the top 3 in on time arrivals almost every month, and you say they are never ontime, I'd sure hate to fly any of the other major US airlines. They must get you to yor destination a week later.

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by coboeing777
Tue Dec 18, 2001 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hotel View Of McCarran International (LAS)?
Replies: 28
Views: 1762

RE: Hotel View Of McCarran International (LAS)?

How ironic that when clicking on this thread a pop up ad came up for binoculars. Coincidence? Anyhow, everytime I've been to LAS I've stayed at the Luxor and have always had a room facing south towards the airport. It had a pretty decent view of the airport although I would reccomend binoculars. But...

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by coboeing777
Tue Dec 18, 2001 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delayed Due To Stupidity!
Replies: 45
Views: 4542

RE: Delayed Due To Stupidity!

I can tell you of countless stories of damage done to aircraft...not just by "stupid" ramp people as some people seem to think we all are. There are plently of people such as mechanics and flight attendants that have screwed up planes. At EWR, CO mechanics ran not one but two planes into the termina...

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by coboeing777
Mon Dec 17, 2001 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes You Have Never Seen
Replies: 34
Views: 2437

RE: Planes You Have Never Seen

Have yet to see:

777-300

that's it...have seen every other aircraft at EWR including an AF Concorde, and a Saudi Arabian 747SP twice.

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by coboeing777
Sun Dec 16, 2001 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid Question: Where To Get Mp3s?
Replies: 18
Views: 2289

RE: Stupid Question: Where To Get Mp3s?

WinMX sucks...9 out of 10 times the file transfers get cut off midway and then you gotta start over. And then most of the time you do connect, its incredibly slow. And I am using cable modem so its not that Im slow. Maybe I have something set up wrong but others I know have the same problems too. I'...

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by coboeing777
Sat Dec 15, 2001 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Photos (Kind Of)
Replies: 44
Views: 4369

RE: A380 Photos (Kind Of)

forget about the slides...that chic IS hot  Smile Need to replace the tourist guy with her...  Smile

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by coboeing777
Fri Dec 14, 2001 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!
Replies: 33
Views: 4506

RE: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!

Trickijedi wrote: "She looks much much better in motion." Thats funny, I was going to write the exact same thing but I thought it sounded kinda weird to say in motion. But right you are...she does look much better in "motion" No, to whoever says Katie Couric looks hot.......excuse me while I gag.......

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by coboeing777
Fri Dec 14, 2001 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!
Replies: 33
Views: 4506

RE: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!

Mcringring, I think thats just a bad pic. I think she looks much better when you see her on TWC. I remember there used to one of the morning show DJs on one of the NYC radio stations here that had a major obsession with her. So, I'm happy to know that Tricki and I are not the only nutcases out there...

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by coboeing777
Fri Dec 14, 2001 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!
Replies: 33
Views: 4506

RE: Most Attractive News Women Or Men!

ewwwww, Trickijedi is getting off on the Weather Channel chic.....haha.....j/k..she does look good. So sad to admit that I actually know who she is.

Hey trick, what do you think of Christina Abernathy, the blonde from TWC. She's hot too.


Joe

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by coboeing777
Sun Dec 02, 2001 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone
Replies: 58
Views: 2667

RE: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone

ooh..thats ok, all yours. I prefer to use my jokes in the real world anyways.

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by coboeing777
Sun Dec 02, 2001 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone
Replies: 58
Views: 2667

RE: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone

damn, I just realized I messed up my joke a few posts up...

mean to say

Why don't you try turning the lights ON after you're doen with her, I'm sure that'll scare her away.

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by coboeing777
Sun Dec 02, 2001 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With One Airline Only Service
Replies: 46
Views: 1114

RE: Airports With One Airline Only Service

RDG (reading Pa) only has service from USAirways, usually a Dash 8. I wish CO had a reason to fly there because I'd be nonrevving there all the time just to eat those damn good buffalo wings at the restaurant.

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by coboeing777
Sun Dec 02, 2001 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone
Replies: 58
Views: 2667

RE: Got A Lady...and I Want Her Gone

why don't you just turn the lights out when you're done with her, I'm sure THAT will get her to leave in a hurry...

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by coboeing777
Sun Nov 25, 2001 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6 Accidents In 3 Months
Replies: 12
Views: 1639

RE: 6 Accidents In 3 Months

What about the thousands of general aviation accidents that occured in the past year, let's call the national enquirer up about that. Maybe all GA aircraft should be grounded. geez

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by coboeing777
Sun Nov 25, 2001 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ramp Accident
Replies: 11
Views: 1548

RE: Ramp Accident

I had a flight come into EWR last week from AMS 8 hours late because of a blown slide. They were nice enough to leave the deflated blown slide in the cargo bin for us. It was the first time I ever saw one deployed but it seems to happen fairly frequently when someone who isnt properly trained tries ...

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