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by airways1
Mon Jul 21, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eating Pizza May Lower Risk Of Cancer
Replies: 18
Views: 2135

Eating Pizza May Lower Risk Of Cancer

It's true: <a href="http://news.excite.com/odd/article/id/341757|oddlyenough|07-21-2003::07:31|reuters.html">http://news.excite.com/odd/article/id/341757|oddlyenough|07-21-2003::07:31|reuters.html</a> At least eating pizza won't make you go blind, or grow hair on your palms. airways1<br><br>[Edited ...

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Sun Jul 20, 2003 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Play Traumitized?
Replies: 15
Views: 1696

RE: How To Play Traumitized?

Did you get any photos? You can use those as an extra bargaining chip, and you could also post them here for us to see.

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Fri Jul 18, 2003 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fighting In A Relationship
Replies: 15
Views: 2118

RE: Fighting In A Relationship

Actually, I've been in my current relationship for almost three years, and we very rarely if ever have arguments. I guess it depends on how an argument is defined (ie. raising your voice at one another?). So I think arguments are avoidable in a relationship, but you have to be careful that it is not...

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Sat Jul 05, 2003 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Saw Bill Clinton!
Replies: 21
Views: 1999

I Just Saw Bill Clinton!

I was cycling into my laboratory in Oxford this morning, and as I was cycling down the road, I passed Bill Clinton, who was going for a stroll! I almost ran over one of his security entourage, but it was his own fault for walking in the road  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile...

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Wed Jul 02, 2003 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When You Go, What Do You Expect/value..?
Replies: 7
Views: 2128

RE: When You Go, What Do You Expect/value..?

In central Helsinki, there's a joint optician and indian restaurant store, believe it or not! So, while you are waiting there to have your eyes seen to, you can enjoy the smell of curry wafting over. Very odd!!!

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Sun Jun 29, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 70
Views: 4080

RE: How Many Countries Have You Been To?

24

Finland
Sweden
Denmark
Estonia
Latvia
France
Belgium
Germany
Austria
Switzerland
Spain
Italy
Slovakia
Israel
USA
Hong Kong
Taiwan
China
Singapore
Thailand
Indonesia
Australia
Wales
Scotland

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Fri Jun 27, 2003 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nuclear Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1078

RE: Nuclear Questions

The point is this: a mass m is equivalent to an energy mc², hence Einstein's equation E=mc². If you take a load of carbon (coal) and burn it, you would find that the total mass of all the combustion products would be very slightly less than the total mass of the carbon, plus the oxygen that went int...

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Thu Jun 26, 2003 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Pal Comical Ali Info Minister Captured
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

RE: Our Pal Comical Ali Info Minister Captured

That's great news, because at least it means this talented man is not dead.

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Thu Jun 26, 2003 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty
Replies: 118
Views: 3772

RE: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty

I am still a virgin however when it comes to swinging the other way...despite what some will say, lol.

KROC wins the Neil Robertson prize for truthfulness

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Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Merpati Nusantara May Be Merged
Replies: 10
Views: 2499

RE: Merpati Nusantara May Be Merged

What are DAS (Dirgantara?) and SMAC? Where are they based?

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Tue Jun 24, 2003 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action
Replies: 34
Views: 2089

RE: Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

Pacificjourney I don't think it's really about the 'outraged white man' as you put it. I think affirmative action in the college system is not beneficial overall to minorities. Sure, someone who might not have got in otherwise, but does so based on their race, might have a benefit. But overall, I th...

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Tue Jun 24, 2003 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action
Replies: 34
Views: 2089

Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

http://apnews.excite.com/article/20030624/D7RS1EG00.html <b>WASHINGTON (AP) - A majority of the Supreme Court said together what just one justice said 25 years ago: A diverse college campus population benefits all students and society at large, and colleges may pick their students based in part on r...

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Fri Jun 20, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So, What DID Happen To Indonesian Airlines?
Replies: 3
Views: 3576

RE: So, What DID Happen To Indonesian Airlines?

Thanks for the info!

That's funny about Carstensz Papua though. I'm sure I saw a picture somewhere of a 737-200 in their full colour scheme.

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by airways1
Thu Jun 19, 2003 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So, What DID Happen To Indonesian Airlines?
Replies: 3
Views: 3576

So, What DID Happen To Indonesian Airlines?

There was a thread a while back speculating on what happened to Indonesian Airlines. I checked their website at the time, which seemed to have diappeared. But now their website is back again, and advertising flights to Dubai! So, is Indonesian Airlines still flying or not? Also, are these airlines i...

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by airways1
Wed Jun 18, 2003 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Nixes B777
Replies: 55
Views: 3786

RE: Qatar Nixes B777

QR, by the way, hasn't always been an all-Airbus operator. They started with the 727 and 747.

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Tue Jun 17, 2003 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Record Live Web Broadcasts?
Replies: 7
Views: 3613

RE: Is It Possible To Record Live Web Broadcasts?

Video for me

(filler)

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by airways1
Tue Jun 17, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Record Live Web Broadcasts?
Replies: 7
Views: 3613

Is It Possible To Record Live Web Broadcasts?

Is it possible to record and save live web broadcasts in a file?

If so, how, and what software do I need? Can I get this free off the net?

Any help appreciated.

Thanks!

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Mon Jun 09, 2003 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Letter 'Q' In Chinese Language
Replies: 5
Views: 3546

RE: The Letter 'Q' In Chinese Language

The reason why 'ch' isn't used it because it represents a different sound. In fact, in Taiwan, a different system of transliteration is used, and Qingdao would be written something like Chingtao. In the case of the sylable 'qing'/'ching' there is no problem, and for the english speaker, 'ch' may see...

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Sun Jun 08, 2003 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?
Replies: 7
Views: 5660

RE: How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?

Sorry, I don't have any more information as it is not for me, but one of my friends. €170 is rather expensive. I thought of going via Cologne on Germanwings. This would work out a lot cheaper, the only problem is it doesn't work out with the schedules. (Incidentally, it would have been perfect in th...

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Sat Jun 07, 2003 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?
Replies: 7
Views: 5660

How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?

What options are the flying from Madrid to Rome? Where (internet sites) can I book tickets? The cheaper the better.

Any advice appreciated. Thanks!

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Sat Jun 07, 2003 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diabetics - The Insulin Pump, Pros? Cons?
Replies: 3
Views: 831

RE: Diabetics - The Insulin Pump, Pros? Cons?

I don't use a pump (not an insulin one anyway  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic">) but the reality is we use machines for almost everything one way or another, directly or indirectly. What I mean is that, you are dependent on insulin to remain alive. But th...

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Sat Jun 07, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Timetable Layout
Replies: 2
Views: 2029

RE: Airport Timetable Layout

Why? FRA publish their own timetable, and have done so for years.

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Fri Jun 06, 2003 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Two People F*** Just For Fun?
Replies: 40
Views: 3262

RE: Can Two People F*** Just For Fun?

I don't think this is a matter of right or wrong, or the way it should or shouldn't be. Simply, if two people want to, and can, then the question is answered - YES! I think there are too many social rules which people tend to blindly follow and live by (religion, for one). Whilst it may be an advant...

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Fri Jun 06, 2003 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Day In The Life Of...A Saudi Executioner
Replies: 28
Views: 4337

RE: A Day In The Life Of...A Saudi Executioner

Let me get this straight, Sonic. You said: <b>I however agree drug </b>trafficking and<b> using should be capital crime, but I am not so sure about armed robbery or rape.</b> So, drug using (Darwinism in action), which essentially affects only the user, should be punishable by death, but rape and ar...

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Fri Jun 06, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Returns Diamond Ring Dropped In Toilet
Replies: 5
Views: 2586

RE: Airline Returns Diamond Ring Dropped In Toilet

Do you have a link to the chinese language article?

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Wed Jun 04, 2003 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate Exams..
Replies: 51
Views: 3114

RE: I Hate Exams..

GCSEs are so ridiculously easy, you shouldn't even need to revise for them. Most of what you need to know is just common sense and general knowledge, so don't worry about them.

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Sun Jun 01, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Offices And GSA's/Rep's In Pakistan
Replies: 5
Views: 10584

RE: Airline Offices And GSA's/Rep's In Pakistan

Well, if those offices are there, I'll pay you if you can get me some official printed timetables from Ariana, Tajikistan Airlines, Iran Asseman, Aero Asia, Shaheen International or Bhoja Air.

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by airways1
Sat May 31, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT's New Livery
Replies: 39
Views: 6318

RE: JAT's New Livery

I think they should have dropped the name JAT, since it has no meaning any more. They should have gone back to their original name (and possibly also logo): AEROPUT <img src="http://www.timetableimages.com/i-a/aeroput1.jpg"> (Although, my knowledge of Spanish is quite poor, but doesn't this mean som...

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Tue May 20, 2003 10:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Indonesian Airline Timetables Wanted - Will Pay $$
Replies: 0
Views: 32859

Indonesian Airline Timetables Wanted - Will Pay $$

I'm looking for timetables from some Indonesian airlines, and will pay $10 per airline if anyone can supply any. These can be obtained from airline offices in Jakarta city, or at the airport from the ticketing desk - I know, because I picked some up last year there! Anyway, I'm looking particularly ...

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Fri May 16, 2003 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU/Swiss Borders Schengen Or Not?
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

RE: EU/Swiss Borders Schengen Or Not?

Last summer I walked across the border from Switzerland to France, twice both ways, and didn't show my passport, and was not stopped by anyone. Just like walking down any road really, except shop prices are about half on the french side of the border.

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Fri May 16, 2003 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does Cathay Pacific Mean?
Replies: 31
Views: 14725

RE: What Does Cathay Pacific Mean?

Here is a picture of a Cathay Pacific timetable from September 1953 -



If you want to see the contents as well, go to http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/cx.htm

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by airways1
Sat May 03, 2003 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite German Thing?
Replies: 94
Views: 5232

RE: What's Your Favorite German Thing?

My girlfriend

(oh bollocks, filler, filler)

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by airways1
Wed Apr 30, 2003 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Would Make You Move To The USA
Replies: 80
Views: 4535

RE: What Would Make You Move To The USA

I also have to agree with ADG on this one. I find Yyz717's response to ADG very illogical. The initial question was '<b>What Would Make You Move To The USA?</b>', so suggesting '<b>people should try moving to the US and living there before they rule it out</b>' doesn't make sense. If they had alread...

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Sun Apr 27, 2003 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Danish Pizzeria Owner Charged With Discrimination
Replies: 29
Views: 2698

RE: Danish Pizzeria Owner Charged With Discrimination

It's a shame that innocent people are affected by being banned from a restaurant, just because they are from a country who's government is being protested against. It's a bit like the large-scale US boycotting of French and German goods (eg. wine), because of European opposition to the war. And it's...

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Sun Apr 27, 2003 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Random Thread
Replies: 100
Views: 7565

RE: Random Thread

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Tue Mar 18, 2003 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Village Missing An Idiot?
Replies: 35
Views: 1807

RE: A Village Missing An Idiot?

I have nothing against the French because they haven't done shit to me personally

So what has Iraq/Saddam done to you personally?

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by airways1
Mon Mar 10, 2003 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill
Replies: 39
Views: 3633

RE: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill

No so what. I was just wondering...

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Mon Mar 10, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Problems At Khalifa?
Replies: 22
Views: 2617

RE: Problems At Khalifa?

Does Antinea Airlines still exist? They are/were part of the Khalifa group.

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Mon Mar 10, 2003 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill
Replies: 39
Views: 3633

RE: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill

Mandala499, just curious, but being a muslim, so you shouldn't be drinking beer...?

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Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help: Physics!
Replies: 9
Views: 3042

RE: Need Help: Physics!

I seem to have the same problem as you - I get a different answer each time.

Now I have (taking g=10N/kg)

(a) 0.99 m/s^2

(b) 8.89 m/s^2

I thought my previous answer seemed a bit low...

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Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help: Physics!
Replies: 9
Views: 3042

RE: Need Help: Physics!

I've just done a quick calculation, and I think the answers are

(a) 0.16 m/s^2

(b) 1.44 m/s^2

I will post again if I come up with a different answer.

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Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Haha...American Taliban Assaulted In Prison
Replies: 86
Views: 2865

RE: Haha...American Taliban Assaulted In Prison

This is not funny.

And while I'm not defending him, he was fighting for the Taliban against the Northern Alliance, not against the USA.

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by airways1
Fri Mar 07, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

RE: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea

This issue has nothing to do with Taiwan. In fact, this is one reason why China should not get involved. The US asking China to intervene in <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym> is like China asking the US to intervene in Taiwan (favourably towards the Chinese). Sure China has a stake...

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Thu Mar 06, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

RE: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea

Charles, Please explain what you think China is (or should be) responsible for? This fracas is between the US and <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym>. It has nothing to do with China. I'm not defending <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym>, but why should China do the U...

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Thu Mar 06, 2003 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

RE: China Throws In Its Weight On North Korea

The difference is that China doens't have a problem with N Korea, so why should they do anything? If the US wants to throw its weight around the globe, they shouldn't expect other countries to join in.

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by airways1
Tue Mar 04, 2003 6:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.
Replies: 54
Views: 5159

RE: US Aid To India, Interesting Facts.

What I find most interesting is the vast difference between how much the USA is willing to spend on war, and on aid. For example, the war in Afghanistan cost the US many billions of dollars, and since, aid has been approximately $300 million. It might be cheaper in the longrun if the US puts more ai...

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Fri Feb 21, 2003 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Got A Job Offer! Whoohoo! Well, Almost...
Replies: 12
Views: 1907

RE: I Got A Job Offer! Whoohoo! Well, Almost...

看来这里有很多能说中文的人。

我想法文比中文容易因为汉字不好记得。

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Fri Feb 14, 2003 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Delivers Its Youngest First-class Passen
Replies: 7
Views: 4574

RE: Air China Delivers Its Youngest First-class Passen

Do you have a link to the story in Chinese?

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Sat Feb 08, 2003 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT Should Change Name Now!
Replies: 29
Views: 3714

RE: JAT Should Change Name Now!

Actually, regarding CSA, the initials originally stood for "Ceskoslovenske Statni Aerolinie".

Here, a timetable from 1932:

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Wed Feb 05, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Going To The LA Airliners Show?
Replies: 21
Views: 10145

RE: Anyone Going To The LA Airliners Show?

Ming:

你有中国航空公司的班期时刻表吗?我收集时刻表,并想买。

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