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by tootallsd
Mon Dec 06, 2010 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Land Rover Discovery II - Should I Buy?
Replies: 26
Views: 14533

RE: Land Rover Discovery II - Should I Buy?

I owned a Discovery Mark I. Only the Harley Davidson in the garage had more oil leaks. A whole range of problems over the years not related to any abuse. In fact the damn thing was never off road at all. It was very comfortable and I loved the driving position except (Being 6'5") sight lines at the ...

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by tootallsd
Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USMC, Usaf Fighting Pentagon Dadt Report
Replies: 58
Views: 3808

RE: USMC, Usaf Fighting Pentagon Dadt Report

So my Dad was a marine for 30 years 10 months and 15 days. The whole damm family was Marines as a result -- if you are a Marine brat you know what I mean. He was a <acronym title="Portoroz (POW / LJPZ), Slovenia">POW</acronym> from Day 1 of WWII, in Palestine on formation of Israel, Korea (in the ea...

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by tootallsd
Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My First Earthquake This Morning, In Oklahoma!
Replies: 18
Views: 3435

RE: My First Earthquake This Morning, In Oklahoma!

Earthquakes are an amazing display of pure force.

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by tootallsd
Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got My Ballot Today
Replies: 8
Views: 2611

RE: Got My Ballot Today

I travel too much so I have been permanent absentee for like maybe ten years. I did my ballot on Friday before leaving for Paris the next morning.

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by tootallsd
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Tea Partying Coloring Book For Kids
Replies: 78
Views: 4499

RE: The Tea Partying Coloring Book For Kids

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>No, it's not ok. Kids should learn what need...

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by tootallsd
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Ford Flex .. Opinions .
Replies: 24
Views: 3892

RE: The Ford Flex .. Opinions .

I love my all purpose, gawdawful ugly, high utility Honda Element. You don't seem to mind boxy styling  

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by tootallsd
Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPad. Common Fess Up Who Has One
Replies: 38
Views: 3953

RE: IPad. Common Fess Up Who Has One

64 Gig Wifi -- I love it. Two generations more and no need for a laptop. Love the battery life, weight and instant on.

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by tootallsd
Sat May 29, 2010 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Might Be History..
Replies: 79
Views: 5105

RE: So 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Might Be History..

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IMissPiedmont" class="quote" target="_blank">IMissPiedmont</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>What exactly is the problem wi...

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by tootallsd
Mon May 17, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 Random Songs From Your Ipod
Replies: 54
Views: 4307

RE: 5 Random Songs From Your Ipod

My list of five:

Midnight Drive, The Doors
Better off Dead, Elton John
Golden Lotus, John Kaizan Nepture (from a Buddha Bar collection)
Thick As A Brick, Jethro Tull
God Put a Smile upon Your Face, Coldplay

From my ipod in my ipad.

[Edited 2010-05-17 09:50:32]

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by tootallsd
Mon May 17, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ground Zero Mosque Plan - Your Thoughts
Replies: 125
Views: 7032

RE: Ground Zero Mosque Plan - Your Thoughts

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>And until the Muslim world accepts...

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by tootallsd
Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4848

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

Abusing a child is not a sexual act, we miss that because we first see the sexual nature of the interaction. It is more like rape. It is violent. It is a misuse of the attacker's position and authority. It is about breeching the morale position and trust granted to the attacker by their position. Be...

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by tootallsd
Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huck Shoots His Feet Again
Replies: 100
Views: 4108

RE: Huck Shoots His Feet Again

I think it is great that the Republican part is led by such individuals with clear and high moral standards. We need more not less.

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by tootallsd
Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6.9 Quake Hits Mexicali: CA, AZ Shaken
Replies: 44
Views: 3668

RE: 6.9 Quake Hits Mexicali: CA, AZ Shaken

My condo is on 10th floor of a 22 story high rise in downtown San Diego. It was VERY realistic here. A number of items feel from shelves, two items broke. Building elevators were out of service for about 3 1/2 hours. Series of strong related quakes in the following hour kept everyone's alerts height...

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by tootallsd
Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Apologises To Irish People Over Abuse Cases
Replies: 9
Views: 3049

RE: Pope Apologises To Irish People Over Abuse Cases

Come on this stuff (news of abuse) have been surfacing (and hidden) for the past couple of decades. On this point, the church is completely corrupt.

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by tootallsd
Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Quick Question About DL LAX - LIH
Replies: 5
Views: 6922

RE: Quick Question About DL LAX - LIH

Seat spacing was generous on my 757 <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym>. I hope you have a good tie and no tsunami.

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by tootallsd
Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lesbian Sgt. Discharged After Police Tell Military
Replies: 56
Views: 4292

RE: Lesbian Sgt. Discharged After Police Tell Military

If it is going to be hard to dismantle DADT, can you imagine how hard it will be when you co-mingle blacks and whites? Now there is going to be a lot of problems there. That will surely never work.

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by tootallsd
Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lesbian Sgt. Discharged After Police Tell Military
Replies: 56
Views: 4292

RE: Lesbian Sgt. Discharged After Police Tell Military

Doc: As you know we come in many different shades of gay. There are men and women that for a range of reasons see military service as both a highly desirabler and honorable career. I will not castigate them for that choice though it is one that I would never make. The problem is there are small mind...

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by tootallsd
Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Sexual Preference As User Names..
Replies: 45
Views: 1997

RE: Sexual Preference As User Names..

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Doona" class="quote" target="_blank">Doona</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Cheers Mats (Considering changing his username...

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by tootallsd
Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First Ever Flight, As A Passenger
Replies: 62
Views: 7626

RE: Your First Ever Flight, As A Passenger

My first flight was to see my sister in San Francisco. We flew from San Diego to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on <acronym title="Pisa - San Giusto / Galileo Galilei (PSA / LIRP), Italy">PSA</acronym>. I think the trip was summer of 1966....

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by tootallsd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Way To Get Between SAN-BUR
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

RE: Best Way To Get Between SAN-BUR

If there are four of you, use the diamond lanes. They help avoid some traffic.

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by tootallsd
Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Us Your Postal Code! -Brits & Canucks Speshly
Replies: 91
Views: 9821

RE: Show Us Your Postal Code! -Brits & Canucks Spe

San Diego, CA 92101

It is always about size and this one is not long enough. Jeez

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by tootallsd
Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Opinions On Cebu?
Replies: 5
Views: 2562

RE: Any Opinions On Cebu?

I'm not sure how I feel about Cebu. The company that I work for has a factory outside Cebu and I have visited several times. It is the 2nd city of the Philippines. It is also considered the most Catholic city of the nation. As it is near the south, the potential for Muslim extremism further south wh...

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by tootallsd
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions Re Payroll Deductions
Replies: 3
Views: 4631

RE: Questions Re Payroll Deductions

Google is such a wonderful device, you may try it some time: Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance.

CA-SDI are adjusted using a formula that compares total experience (i.e. payouts) in prior periods to total payroll.

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by tootallsd
Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Stuck At Any U.S. Airport, Right Now?
Replies: 3
Views: 3216

RE: Are You Stuck At Any U.S. Airport, Right Now?

Nope, it was 75F here today (KSAN). Absolutely beautiful day.

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by tootallsd
Tue Dec 01, 2009 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Sitcom Of All Time
Replies: 86
Views: 6947

RE: Best Sitcom Of All Time

I want to second Roseanne, but you must exclude the final season.

I currently enjoy Big Bang Theory and I previously was a big fan of Third Rock from the Sun.

I ancient times, I was a big fan of Hogan's Heroes.

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by tootallsd
Fri Nov 06, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: November Would You Hit It? (PINK)
Replies: 90
Views: 33917

RE: November Would You Hit It? (PINK)

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by tootallsd
Thu Nov 05, 2009 3:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The People Of Maine Should Be Ashamed Of Themselve
Replies: 303
Views: 8657

RE: The People Of Maine Should Be Ashamed Of Thems

In theory the concept of the USA is amazing. In practice it is a lie and a shame. This vote is just the latest in dozens and dozens of chapters.

[Edited 2009-11-04 19:45:05 by tootallsd]

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by tootallsd
Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "This Is It" The Michael Jackson Movie
Replies: 8
Views: 3266

RE: "This Is It" The Michael Jackson Movie

Good to hear your report. I have tickets for Friday and I look forward to it. I never got to see him perform in person but always respected his considerable talent.

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by tootallsd
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Found A Wallet...
Replies: 70
Views: 3660

RE: If You Found A Wallet...

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by tootallsd
Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Found A Wallet...
Replies: 70
Views: 3660

RE: If You Found A Wallet...

I would try to contact the owner immediately. Failing that I would leave it an appropriate lost and found or police station. If you have ever lost these items, you know what a hassle it is. Ten pounds or ten dollars is not enough to compromise my values.

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by tootallsd
Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Refreshes IMacs, MacBooks, Mac Minis & Mouse
Replies: 78
Views: 4297

RE: Apple Refreshes IMacs, MacBooks, Mac Minis & Mouse

Sexy sexy sexy machines. I love the idea of the track pad on the mouse top. What a great idea. Remember when an imac was low end? 2TB (I remember my first <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> had 20Megs and we thought that was EXPANSIVE!) and quad cores...

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by tootallsd
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Get From SAN To LA?
Replies: 25
Views: 4298

RE: How To Get From SAN To LA?

Often overlooked as an attraction is the Aerospace Museum in Balboa Park. Located in the Ford Building (dating to 1935 World Exposition) it has an interesting collection and the building is quite interesting. There is a frieze on the interior wall depicting the history of transportation. The final p...

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by tootallsd
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It Pink October 2009 Edition
Replies: 70
Views: 33417

RE: Would You Hit It Pink October 2009 Edition

Two beers and you ARE single.

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by tootallsd
Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actor Stops Play To Chide Cell Phone Owner
Replies: 32
Views: 5105

RE: Actor Stops Play To Chide Cell Phone Owner

Cats is a musical not a play. An enormous difference. I love going to the movies but am getting tired of spending up to $30-$40 for two people (tickets, drinks, jujubes) and then have people act like they are in their living room.

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by tootallsd
Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Color Is Your Vehicle?
Replies: 90
Views: 8083

RE: What Color Is Your Vehicle?

My Element is titanium -- at least those parts that are not black plastic.

My Goldwing is also titanium -- quite an accident they were never intended to 'match'

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by tootallsd
Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Hotel Turned Household Amenity
Replies: 13
Views: 2825

RE: Your Hotel Turned Household Amenity

I love the pens from the Intercontinental Singapore -- I must have two dozen in the house.

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by tootallsd
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV/Movie Star David Carradine Found Dead
Replies: 29
Views: 3825

RE: TV/Movie Star David Carradine Found Dead

So many questions.... It may have been suicide in response to a significant personal issue or he may be facing a disease and decided taking it in his hands was preferable. It might also have been sexual in nature. I don't think any of these outcomes are weakness. We had a free person taking charge o...

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June : Would You Hit It Pink?
Replies: 129
Views: 33807

RE: June : Would You Hit It Pink?

This is always so much fun. 1. I'd chat him up -- perhaps a bit of shag. 2. Do I look like Michael Jackson? 3. Beautiful but too smooth, I might slide off 4. Yes 5. Yes 6. I can get past the ink but where are the nipples? 7. Somewhere dark. 8. Yeah this looks like some good eating 9. Fantastic. 10. ...

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by tootallsd
Sun May 24, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Tourist Visa (USA Citizen)
Replies: 3
Views: 3517

RE: Chinese Tourist Visa (USA Citizen)

I visit often and I always use an expediting service. I live in San Diego and I think it is processed in <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>. Has never taken less then 4 days door to door. Holidays may also play into it. Monday is Memorial Day in the US and in Shanghai our office is closed Thurs...

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by tootallsd
Mon May 18, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earthquake In CA
Replies: 40
Views: 4134

RE: Earthquake In CA

Several people posted the USGS link, that site also includes a 'DID YOU FEEL <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym>" survey. From the input, a map is prepared that shows intensity of the quake by zip code. You can see that the most intense effect was s...

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by tootallsd
Mon May 18, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singapore's First Gay Parade
Replies: 15
Views: 5235

RE: Singapore's First Gay Parade

I predict that in less than five years there will be a similar gathering in Shanghai

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by tootallsd
Sat May 16, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sarah Palin Opens Up Her Mouth Again
Replies: 44
Views: 3718

RE: Sarah Palin Opens Up Her Mouth Again

Calling Prejean 'courageous' is a big joke. She hardly holds a minority opinion at this point in time. She's a Christian fembot.

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by tootallsd
Fri May 15, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maine Legalizes Gay Marriage
Replies: 84
Views: 5225

RE: Maine Legalizes Gay Marriage

I still want to know which Judeo Christian values are central to the United States Constitution, Bill of Rights or Declaration of Independence. Please.

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by tootallsd
Thu May 14, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Written On A Bathroom Stall...
Replies: 39
Views: 4102

RE: Written On A Bathroom Stall...

So its not graffiti but rather an official sign in the men's room (urinals) in Qingdao airport.

"Step Forward for Humanity"

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by tootallsd
Sun May 10, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Am 777 Fleet And Business Class
Replies: 10
Views: 8406

RE: Question About Am 777 Fleet And Business Class

Yeah I've posted a trip report on my flight from <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International (TIJ / MMTJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym> to <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym>. <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo L. Rodriguez In...

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by tootallsd
Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holiday Ideas..........
Replies: 21
Views: 2312

RE: Holiday Ideas..........

If you go to Houston and miss Austin, it will be a shame.

I offer my home town San Diego, CA or my current residence Shanghai as options.

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by tootallsd
Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supermarket Rant
Replies: 67
Views: 4009

RE: Supermarket Rant

I hate food shopping thank god my partner thinks it is like a trip to Disneyland. But you missed one that really galls the hell out of me. So often, not in self-check out, a person with a big load of stuff, stands there and talks to the cashier as everything is scanned. This usually reduces the effi...

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by tootallsd
Sat Apr 18, 2009 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Don't Like The Dog? Tape It To The Fridge
Replies: 5
Views: 3091

RE: Don't Like The Dog? Tape It To The Fridge

And she'll be a mom one day soon.

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by tootallsd
Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New "Rolls Royce" To Be Launched In Shanghai
Replies: 10
Views: 9834

RE: New "Rolls Royce" To Be Launched In Shanghai

I hope to get to the Shanghai Auto Show. I'm in search of the Beauty Leopard! I'll post pictures if successful.

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