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by tootallsd
Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: English Only At Philadelphia Eatery
Replies: 201
Views: 3976

RE: English Only At Philadelphia Eatery

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by tootallsd
Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: English Only At Philadelphia Eatery
Replies: 201
Views: 3976

RE: English Only At Philadelphia Eatery

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by tootallsd
Sun Jun 11, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Strange Approach To SAN Today...
Replies: 12
Views: 6754

RE: Very Strange Approach To SAN Today...

EWR: The Laurel Street parking structures remain. I live where I can basically watch planes finish their approach and follow them all the way to runway. Residents in my building are so used to this that we can tell the sound of a missed approach with our backs turned watching television. The go-roun...

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Map Europe
Replies: 37
Views: 2069

RE: Map Europe

42/45
Error 12 miles -- shouldnt' that be 20km>?

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Map The States
Replies: 51
Views: 2912

RE: Map The States

Dear Mom and Dad

I got a B on my geography test today (88%).

My average error was 22 miles -- damn not having a mouse!

It took my 246 seconds to complete.

Love you, send money!

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary For President - She Has My Support!
Replies: 73
Views: 3080

RE: Hillary For President - She Has My Support!

Eventhough I like her and I am a democrat, I hope that she does not get the nomination. She is too easily made the whipping boy by the right -- whether it is justified or not. She has been vilified by the right wing talk shows all out of proportion for any reasonable disagreement they might have. It...

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Has First 747-8 Passenger Customer
Replies: 160
Views: 30624

RE: Boeing Has First 747-8 Passenger Customer

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by tootallsd
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada And USA Airspace As One Someday?
Replies: 36
Views: 3815

RE: Canada And USA Airspace As One Someday?

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by tootallsd
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tu-144 Ship 15 Has Been Saved
Replies: 13
Views: 9914

RE: Tu-144 Ship 15 Has Been Saved

The only thing missing is a paypal account to send donations -- I probably would.

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by tootallsd
Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not To Start Trouble....so Be Nice! 787 Problems?
Replies: 135
Views: 14424

RE: Not To Start Trouble....so Be Nice! 787 Problems?

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by tootallsd
Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Law Banning Homosexual Marriages: What?
Replies: 170
Views: 3865

RE: Law Banning Homosexual Marriages: What?

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by tootallsd
Tue Jun 06, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gore: No WH Run In '08
Replies: 43
Views: 2413

RE: Gore: No WH Run In '08

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by tootallsd
Tue Jun 06, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 103
Replies: 207
Views: 1841

RE: Word Game 103

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Vehicles Are In Your Household?
Replies: 100
Views: 5868

RE: How Many Vehicles Are In Your Household?

Two cars and a motorcycle for the two of us: 2004 Honda Element -- fine, one of the ugliest boxes on the road but if you ride in one you will love it. I've sold three so far. 2002 Mercedes C230K -- lots of fun, I have to insert myself into this ride but it makes the trip to Vegas at night short and ...

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Simpsons Quotes
Replies: 85
Views: 5743

RE: Favorite Simpsons Quotes

Approximate:

From Bart to Homer

Homer, you manage to suck and blow at the same time.

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 102
Replies: 186
Views: 1893

RE: Word Game 102

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios
Replies: 174
Views: 14675

RE: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios
Replies: 174
Views: 14675

RE: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios

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by tootallsd
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL To Join Oneworld -- Formal Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 4740

JAL To Join Oneworld -- Formal Announcement

Reported on reuters.com today. <a href="http://yahoo.reuters.com/news/articlehybrid.aspx?storyID=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20060604:MTFH43796_2006-06-04_15-01-58_L04722927&type=comktNews&rpc=44" target=_blank>http://yahoo.reuters.com/news/articl...58_L04722927&type=comktNews&rpc=44</a> Formalized at th...

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by tootallsd
Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 101
Replies: 212
Views: 2401

RE: Word Game 101

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 02, 2006 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Class Pax Can't Leave 1st Class Cabin!?!?
Replies: 84
Views: 14333

RE: 1st Class Pax Can't Leave 1st Class Cabin!?!?

I don't think it was a pissy <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>. The cabin announcement to stay in your own cabin, don't wander, don't stand up, don't smile, don't loiter near the galley, etc. etc. etc. is standard these days on all <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acron...

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People In Customer Service: Your Worst Experience
Replies: 17
Views: 3784

RE: People In Customer Service: Your Worst Experience

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 100!
Replies: 203
Views: 2058

RE: Word Game 100!

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by tootallsd
Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas Advert
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas Advert

I thought it was an excellent piece. Thanks for sharing it.

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by tootallsd
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game 100!
Replies: 203
Views: 2058

RE: Word Game 100!

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by tootallsd
Wed May 31, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast Convair 880/990 (Interior Question)
Replies: 12
Views: 7944

RE: Northeast Convair 880/990 (Interior Question)

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by tootallsd
Mon May 29, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A CAAnine Migration: Mexico-Argentina
Replies: 16
Views: 3310

RE: A CAAnine Migration: Mexico-Argentina

LH: Me and the hubby did <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> in February of this year. It was great. The ride up and down in <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> was mixed. Luckily I was in First/Business but on the return leg, THE LONG LEG, he had to sit in back. He was s...

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by tootallsd
Sat May 27, 2006 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Aircraft
Replies: 40
Views: 5918

RE: Your Favourite Aircraft

Since it is airCRAFT and not airLINER, then the XB-70 Valkyrie is the most attractive airplane ever built.

For an airliner, I love a 747-400. I think they look great and I love going upstairs!

The 777 would win but it is a tab bland looking.

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by tootallsd
Sat May 27, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GAY Airline Service
Replies: 117
Views: 29916

RE: GAY Airline Service

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by tootallsd
Sat May 27, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GAY Airline Service
Replies: 117
Views: 29916

RE: GAY Airline Service

I love Pam Ann, so nice to see a clip of her. When I saw him perform on an Atlantis Cruise to Mexico last year, he was resplendant in a rhinestone Pan Am logo blouse. He was playing an F/A -- you know the ones we stereotype here from time to time, old, approaching retirement HARD, surly, laying clai...

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by tootallsd
Fri May 26, 2006 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madonna Confessions Tour
Replies: 59
Views: 2411

RE: Madonna Confessions Tour

The difference between Madonna and Paris is so easy describe that your comparison is crazy. 1> Paris is the result of a sperm and an egg meeting. She has done nothing to own Hilton. 2> Madonna worked her way to where she is. End of story. Her $800 million is her own talent, saavy and business sense ...

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by tootallsd
Thu May 25, 2006 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Enron: Do You Think That Jury Will Say, "Guilty"?
Replies: 34
Views: 3686

RE: Enron: Do You Think That Jury Will Say, "Guilty"?

Everyone knows that if you are white and rich and use an automated signing machine to squander your company's wealth, send many workers home, ruin the fortunes of thousands of shareholders and drain the 401(k) plans of your workers -- it's legal.

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by tootallsd
Thu May 25, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madonna Confessions Tour
Replies: 59
Views: 2411

RE: Madonna Confessions Tour

Unfortunately I will have to miss this tour. But I did catch her on the last go-round. Initially I was a Madonna-detractor. I saw her as pop-pap, formulaic etc. Then I saw her perform (on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>) at the Live Aid concert. I was entranced by the power of...

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by tootallsd
Thu May 25, 2006 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is China America's Largest Threat?
Replies: 55
Views: 2411

RE: Is China America's Largest Threat?

I agree with other posters that America is America's greatest threat. I've had the opportunity to spend 3 months working in Central coastal China. It is easy to say this is Communist China -- because it certainly is that. It is also the most 'in your face' capitalist state that I have ever seen. The...

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by tootallsd
Thu May 25, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Are You Flying Next?
Replies: 202
Views: 9774

RE: Where Are You Flying Next?

May 28 Air China <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), China">SHA</acronym> > TAO Jun 23 Air China TAO > INC Jun 24 United INC > <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> Jun 24 United <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / ...

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by tootallsd
Wed May 24, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mini Trip Report About Domestic Flights In China
Replies: 5
Views: 6463

RE: Mini Trip Report About Domestic Flights In China

Sorry that the cabin was so packed in Y! Move forward baby. In China, the price differential to F is not that huge. I rode TAO to <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), China">SHA</acronym> on Friday night to meet my partner. Then we did <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), C...

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by tootallsd
Wed May 24, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airports Need A-380 Infastructure $$$
Replies: 34
Views: 4109

RE: US Airports Need A-380 Infastructure $$$

I would say that the comment that better to build now in 2006 dollars rather than wait until 2010 or 2015 and build with inflated dollars lacks some key elements. First off, as pointed out, this funding comes from municipal agencies and they are obligated to balance their budgets each year. So, if y...

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by tootallsd
Mon May 22, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strong Start? AA ORD-PVG
Replies: 17
Views: 4220

RE: Strong Start? AA ORD-PVG

I flew this route last week. The plane was full to the rafters. 20 minute departure delay for a warning light issue but otherwise right on schedule.

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by tootallsd
Sat May 20, 2006 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Pax Should Be Taken Outside And Whipped!
Replies: 36
Views: 8717

RE: Some Pax Should Be Taken Outside And Whipped!

Reminds me of a trip from <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> on TWA. I was checking in at the gate podium for an upgrade /...

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by tootallsd
Thu May 18, 2006 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Joins Star Alliance
Replies: 5
Views: 4377

RE: Air China Joins Star Alliance

I want my points POUT POUT POUT Tomorrow I fly TAO > <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), China">SHA</acronym>, then Saturday <acronym title="Shanghai - Hongqiao (SHA / ZSSS), China">SHA</acronym> > <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym>, then later in the ...

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by tootallsd
Wed May 17, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest May Adopt Assigned Seats
Replies: 133
Views: 9321

RE: Southwest May Adopt Assigned Seats

I think assigned seating would be the death sentence for their business model. It would certainly increase turn around times. Perhaps dramatically. I don't fly <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> very much because I am a frequent flyer guy on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA...

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by tootallsd
Wed May 17, 2006 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IsTokyo - Haneda International Airport Sinking
Replies: 6
Views: 5963

RE: IsTokyo - Haneda International Airport Sinking

Technically the system in Kansai does not keep the building from sinking. However, it does adjust the height of structural members to account for differential settling between adjacent or continguous sets of pilings. As ClassicLover correctly said, the documentary on this engineering work is quite a...

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by tootallsd
Sat May 13, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight 93 Movie Review By DL Captain
Replies: 34
Views: 11133

RE: Flight 93 Movie Review By DL Captain

Thanks for the interesting post. I had pretty much written off this movie as being exploitive but your review gives it a different perspective. It also reminds me that one of my strongest memories of the 12th and 13th was the complete quiet outside in terms of aircraft -- very common throughout San ...

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