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by cannibalz3
Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do For A Living?
Replies: 64
Views: 3485

What Do You Do For A Living?

The people that post here are from varied backrounds, locations, and experiences. Sure, everyone on this website likes airplanes, but there are other common denominators - like your jobs. There must be a very broad range of people here, and I'm curious as to what you all do for a living. Be as detai...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: City Pictures?
Replies: 1
Views: 2916

City Pictures?

I like seeing the pictures of airplanes taking off from various cities, but is there anywhere I can actually find pictures of the cities themselves? Aerial or ground will do, I just want to see how other places look and try to get a feel for the atmosphere.
Thanks

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by cannibalz3
Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taxiway/Road Crossings
Replies: 10
Views: 2939

Taxiway/Road Crossings

At what airports are there places that road traffic is cut off so an airplane can taxi by? Or an airplane needs to stop for cattle or something? Any pictures?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Sat Apr 10, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Learning Spanish!
Replies: 9
Views: 1435

RE: Learning Spanish!

Si, tienen que is a un pais SudAmericano. Yo estaba casi seis meses en Bolivia y fue mejor que todos los clases de espanol. Para aprender una lengua, tienes que ir a un pais donde le hablan. Ok my Spanish is slipping some but the point is valid, I learned more in 6 months in-country than 8 years of ...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Apr 06, 2004 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bullet Trains
Replies: 7
Views: 1304

Bullet Trains

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1492459/ Reading this thread got me thinking...in the US the train system is a joke. Could a bullet train be a viable system between, say, Boston-New York-Washington? Or Los Angeles-San Francisco? An affordable rapid inter-city transit ...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Apr 01, 2004 8:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suicide Bomber Hits Bolivian Congress
Replies: 4
Views: 1649

RE: Suicide Bomber Hits Bolivian Congress

Those miners get screwed over and over. Bolivia is a place with little money in it, and the people at the bottom just get fucked over by everyone else. There's a huge class disparity between the miners and their bosses, honestly I can't blame that guy for blowing himself up. The government, which na...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Apr 01, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-4's At Holloman?
Replies: 14
Views: 1814

RE: F-4's At Holloman?

If these are Luftwaffe planes then why are they all dressed up in US markings and colors? Do the Singaporean KC-135s and F-16s have to do that as well? Is there any other country that requires this?

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by cannibalz3
Thu Apr 01, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: F15s And ATC
Replies: 10
Views: 3527

RE: F15s And ATC

I remember flying down south, and somewhere around Atlanta the center gave us the traffic call, we look out and see a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 dragging an E-3. It was pretty weird it looked like an innocent 707 was being attacked by a flying saucer and DC-10...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 30, 2004 8:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Replies: 15
Views: 1969

RE: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

I gather that this one will be based off LA or San Francisco by the name. Gawd it'll be fun, I hope they have some multiplayer function on it though

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 25, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Cuisine From Your Country/ethnicity
Replies: 47
Views: 3103

RE: Strange Cuisine From Your Country/ethnicity

Grits and fried okra are things you will never see outside the south. I dont know what the hell grits are but they can be pretty good, depending where you get them. I've never seen an okra plant, but supposedly they're natural. Fried okras good. Moon pies are never seen outside the south, god knows ...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 25, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving Into A House During College/University
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

RE: Moving Into A House During College/University

A grill and a cookbook, trust me you'll get real tired of ramen and beer every meal. You'll probably need some cleaning supplies, which I personally don't use more than once a year but are invaluble when you need them, like a mop and some 409 and stuff. Definately some silver/plasticware and plates,...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 25, 2004 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Flugtag Event, Doing It?
Replies: 9
Views: 2142

RE: Red Bull Flugtag Event, Doing It?

Wait, is that the thing where all these guys spend hours upon hours building incredibly elaborate machines and then push them off a bridge or something? Cause if so that's fucking hysterical and I love it. Too much crap in between jumpings but a bonghit or two takes care of that.

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 25, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions With No Answers
Replies: 46
Views: 2239

RE: Questions With No Answers

What is it that northerners love so much about snow? Why can't <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> be big and powerful again? Paris Hilton hasn't done anything other than be famous, WHY is she famous? What happens when something goes thr...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do College Grades Matter?
Replies: 34
Views: 1739

Do College Grades Matter?

As a college student making C's, my question is: after graduation do prospective employers request transcripts including grades or not? As long as I have a diploma will an employer put a lot of emphasis on grades?

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israeli Joke...
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

RE: Israeli Joke...

Heard the same joke with several ethnic variations. My grandfather tells it with Jews and Germans everytime he has too many whiskey sours.

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 21, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Royalty Systems?
Replies: 1
Views: 919

Royalty Systems?

Although I understand them to be overly complicated and obscure, can someone enlighten me as to the basic rules of royalty? For example, Princess Juliana of the Netherlands died recently, but she was at one point Queen Juliana. My impression was that once someone is crowned King or Queen they retain...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 21, 2004 12:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indo-US Defence Relations
Replies: 7
Views: 2428

RE: Indo-US Defence Relations

Powell just made a big speech suggesting that Pakistan would be a major participant in NATO exercises and recieve all sorts of defense fringe benefits. Is it not strange that India and Pakistan would both recieve this kind of treatment and not be fundementally opposed to the fact that the other gets...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 21, 2004 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Otis Air Force Base
Replies: 1
Views: 2813

RE: Otis Air Force Base

Every so often I go visit a friend who lives right under one of the approaches on the lake. I understand that the MANG F-15s fly alert missions from there. Occasionally around 6 in the mornin' we'll bike down to the fence by the runway and watch a group of fighters light the burners and take the hel...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Mar 20, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heli-Expo Orders Reach Record Levels
Replies: 1
Views: 1445

RE: Heli-Expo Orders Reach Record Levels

Who bought all those S-92s? Are all the rest private customers?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Mar 19, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AP: "High Value Target" Surrounded In Pakistan
Replies: 18
Views: 2126

RE: AP: "High Value Target" Surrounded In Pakistan

If they catch Bin Laden I'll throw a huge party, you all are invited

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by cannibalz3
Fri Mar 19, 2004 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Replies: 8
Views: 2920

RE: Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Hey Midway, you work at <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>? Where do you work and what do you do? I'm trying to get a job at Southern Jet or Piedmont, but honestly I'll take what I can get as long as it's on the airport. BTW, has the L-...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 18, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Musicians On A.net
Replies: 34
Views: 2549

RE: Musicians On A.net

hey Il76, if you pay my way out there you'll have an indentured drummer for life. -I'm a drummer, 4 years and running. Because I live in a college dorm I have to use this crappy little pad, which I guess is ok cause I can build on my rudiments but I miss my full set. -I am left handed, so my drumset...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 09, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Duke V. UNC, The Rematch
Replies: 12
Views: 1381

RE: Duke V. UNC, The Rematch

NC State, very bad. Wake Forest, very good for some reason?

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by cannibalz3
Mon Mar 08, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Duke V. UNC, The Rematch
Replies: 12
Views: 1381

RE: Duke V. UNC, The Rematch

The Duke vs. UNC games have historically been played tight and finished spectacularly. Around Durham and Chapel Hill on game day there's so much pressure you can almost see it in the air. If UNC wins there is an instant party complete with bonfire out on Franklin St., and if Duke wins the frat boys ...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Feb 13, 2004 5:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Israel Radar On Russian Jet For India
Replies: 6
Views: 7908

RE: Israel Radar On Russian Jet For India

The story is on BBC, IAI will buy some used Il76s and send them to Russia for structural mods and new engines, then they'll go to Israel for the radar and avionics before delivery to India. Why the US is permitting these to be sold is anyones guess, my impression was that the US was trying hard to g...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Feb 13, 2004 5:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F/A-18 For Sale On EBay...can't Possibly Be Legal?
Replies: 11
Views: 29148

RE: F/A-18 For Sale On EBay...can't Possibly Be Legal?

Actually, I think there are a handfull of ex-military planes flying around out there, owned by some rich guys. There are a ton ex-communist jets coming out of eastern Europe, particularly the Aero L39, of which there are quite a few examples flying around the US. I've heard of a guy in Vermont with ...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jan 28, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wisdom Teeth - Anybody?
Replies: 33
Views: 3166

RE: Wisdom Teeth - Anybody?

I had all four wisdom teeth taken out over the summer. The doctor gave me an injection that knocked me out, and the next thing I remember is stumbling out the door with my mom supporting me. Down time is 2 or 3 days for the motivated, but I used the occasion to take a little recovery vacation for a ...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jan 23, 2004 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Law Enforcement Vehicles In Your Country
Replies: 24
Views: 6410

RE: Law Enforcement Vehicles In Your Country

In North Carolina I mostly see Crown Vics and Caprices, but they're slowly getting replaced by Impalas. Undercovers are mostly Cameros, but anything American can be and is used depending where you go.

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by cannibalz3
Fri Dec 26, 2003 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TFR Over Valdez
Replies: 6
Views: 1816

TFR Over Valdez

This comes from www.aero-news.net. Why would the FAA establish a TFR over Valdez, Alaska? How often are they established and why? In Effect Until Further Notice NOTAM: 3/2149 Issued: 12/25/2003 00:42 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: <acronym title="Air Asia (Malaysia)">AK</acrony...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Dec 13, 2003 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College/University Did You Attend?
Replies: 82
Views: 3080

RE: What College/University Did You Attend?

University of North Carolina at Asheville. Hey US757, I live in Chapel Hill, how are you enjoying it? Have you seen the airport yet?

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by cannibalz3
Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Was It Just A Dream?
Replies: 5
Views: 1390

RE: Was It Just A Dream?

Yeah, I got an 'A' on a huge paper and called my parents, who sent me money to celebrate, so I called all my friends and said 'hey lets party tonight', but then I woke up and it crushed all my hopes and dreams.

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by cannibalz3
Sun Nov 23, 2003 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lets Talk College Basketball
Replies: 8
Views: 1794

RE: Lets Talk College Basketball

Both UNC and Duke play their first games tonight, and both should have easy wins. I watched TxAnM beat the hell out of UMass last night, and I expect 'zona to slaughter everyone up until the NCAA. Watch for Stanford too. Of course, I'm all for UNC. Its a young team and a new coach, but the blue/whit...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Nov 18, 2003 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incredible Stupidity
Replies: 7
Views: 1768

RE: Incredible Stupidity

That man has some balls. He wanted to do it, so he just went ahead and did it, the most unconventional thing I've ever heard of. I, for one, respect his choice and hope he got off pretty well. Anybody know what happened to this guy afterwards?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Nov 18, 2003 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meetings On Monday Morning!
Replies: 2
Views: 1362

RE: Meetings On Monday Morning!

We call it the 9:00AM math lecture. Half the class never shows up, our teacher is such a douche. I slept through it today in fact

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by cannibalz3
Sun Nov 16, 2003 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Had $100 Million
Replies: 52
Views: 2055

RE: If You Had $100 Million

Christ, what would I do with that much money. First thing is first, I'd rent a <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed), Germany">BBJ</acronym> and ask my two dozen or so closest friends to come with me for a month, no questions asked. After that month of wild hedonism in such places as Amsterd...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Nov 14, 2003 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manuel Noriega
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Manuel Noriega

What happened to that guy after the US overthrew him? Where is he now? Why did the US invade Panama, anyway?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Nov 14, 2003 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities With Chronic Traffic Issues
Replies: 26
Views: 1520

RE: Cities With Chronic Traffic Issues

I hate the Long Island expressway with a vengence, because it sure as hell seems to hate me. Anytime I get on it there are periods of sitting in neutral and of short 80mph dashes, and they alternate on a random basis. I have also spent hours upon hours trying to head south out of Washington DC on I-...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Aircraft Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3269

Russian Aircraft Question

are there any advantages for a country to owning, say, some Su-27s as opposed to, I dunno, F-15s? In what ways do Russian aircraft excell from their western competitors?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Nov 11, 2003 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone In The Psychiatric Field? Please Email Me..
Replies: 8
Views: 2311

RE: Anyone In The Psychiatric Field? Please Email Me..

If it's ethics......its probably more philisophical, not medical. See if you can reason it out yourself, shrinks dont have all the answers for these things. I'm taking basic philosophy course, for what its worth. God I just finished one bitch of a paper for it too. I think I'll start a new topic abo...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Nov 11, 2003 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Aircraft In Service?
Replies: 13
Views: 5629

RE: Oldest Aircraft In Service?

I think probably an early DC-3/C-47 is probably still doing regular runs on every continent, I've seen at least 3 doing cargo runs in the continental US. Out of La Paz, Bolivia, there are cargo flights with Curtiss C-46s, those are damn old! Also, the fire services here in the US use pretty old plan...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Nov 07, 2003 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Cheap Beer
Replies: 31
Views: 1897

RE: Best Cheap Beer

I've had some bad experiences with the Beast, and I hope never to touch it again. Natty Light isn't so bad, but I prefer High Life and PBR. Rolling Rock, or horse piss as it is affectionately known here, is good but not so cheap. If you're looking to get trashed and don't care how you can always go ...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Oct 26, 2003 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Bassist Of All Time
Replies: 40
Views: 4713

RE: Best Bassist Of All Time

Far as I'm concerned, the best bassist that walks the face of the earth is Victor Wooten of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, as well as by himself. I was fortunate enough to see him play a clinic at my college and a concert afterwards, I've never seen anyone play an instrument like that. Possibly the ...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Sep 13, 2003 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Anyone Seriously Think OBL Will Ever Be Caugh
Replies: 13
Views: 2287

RE: Does Anyone Seriously Think OBL Will Ever Be Caugh

"they" are saying he's in the tribal areas of Pakistan, where even the Pakistani military won't set foot. I'll tell you one thing, if Osama is ever captured alive then you'll all be invited to my kegger.

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by cannibalz3
Sat Sep 06, 2003 6:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-22's Over Iraq?
Replies: 14
Views: 5829

RE: F-22's Over Iraq?

At first I thought this sounded wild, but I can't rule the possibility out. Several experimental UAVs were used during the conflict if I'm not mistaken. I'd say its a little farfetched, but what better way to test the F-22 in an operational way than to fly it around over Iraq a little?

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by cannibalz3
Sat Aug 16, 2003 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Few Facts Of Life...
Replies: 21
Views: 2386

RE: A Few Facts Of Life...

Damnit stop taunting me! I've been trying that elbow thing for days now.

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by cannibalz3
Mon Aug 04, 2003 6:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: American Spy Plane Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 3465

RE: American Spy Plane Questions

Does anyone know how much these things cost to operate?

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by cannibalz3
Sun Aug 03, 2003 1:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: American Spy Plane Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 3465

American Spy Plane Questions

There was a special type of <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 that was built to fuel the <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>-71, but I was told recently that a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 could also be used. Are there no spe...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Jun 30, 2003 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Europe Offices?
Replies: 3
Views: 4364

Boeing Europe Offices?

A thread about Airbus' American facilities leads me to ask: are there any Boeing facilities in Europe? How bout Africa and South America?

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jun 25, 2003 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Girls Help Need Please
Replies: 39
Views: 2239

RE: Girls Help Need Please

en vino veritas, if I spelled that right. Thats Latin for 'in wine, there is truth' or something similar.

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jun 13, 2003 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Songs Give You A Chill?
Replies: 76
Views: 5075

RE: Any Songs Give You A Chill?

Stevie Ray Vaughns' instrumental cover of 'Little Wing'. Man, can that guy play guitar. Also the beginning of 'Since I've been Loving You' by Led Zeppelin.

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