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by tootallsd
Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evolution Of Business Class (The NewYorker)
Replies: 3
Views: 3308

RE: Evolution Of Business Class (The NewYorker)

Good article thanks for sharing.

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by tootallsd
Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Global Entry Revocation
Replies: 5
Views: 3393

RE: Global Entry Revocation

This strikes me as being about as dangerous as having a empty bottle with a capacity of more than 3 ounces in your carry-on. Paranoid States of America.

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by tootallsd
Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Old Ladies Taking The Plane For The 1st Time
Replies: 29
Views: 14641

RE: Two Old Ladies Taking The Plane For The 1st Time

Thanks for providing that background 456, it was utterly charming.

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by tootallsd
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Wing Damage After Landing At GIG
Replies: 34
Views: 22399

RE: AA Wing Damage After Landing At GIG

We were booked on AA250 -- in fact first in line to the counter. They delayed opening the counters. We were first offered a series of options: transfer to <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> with downgrade in cabin, re-route to Sao Paolo on TAM to join an <acronym title="American Air...

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by tootallsd
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aero Contractors B735 blows tyre landing in Lagos
Replies: 8
Views: 6782

Aero Contractors B735 blows tyre landing in Lagos

Great Headline (on the linked news article).

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by tootallsd
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter O'Toole Dies At 81
Replies: 7
Views: 2077

RE: Peter O'Toole Dies At 81

Very accomplished man. His talents will be missed. I am a big fan of Lawrence of Arabia. I never thought he was very attractive but the opening minutes of that film prove otherwise. I also had forgotten, until I took a little trip to imdb, his role in The Ruling Class. Niche-y but classic. Rest in P...

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by tootallsd
Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nelson Mandela Has Passed Away..
Replies: 47
Views: 3253

RE: Nelson Mandela Has Passed Away..

Even an expected death can be a blow. The world is a better place for his having lived but the shoes are now empty. His ideals are the ideals of all men. God take your son home. I mourn your passing.

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by tootallsd
Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Planes And The New Paint Of AA?
Replies: 43
Views: 20208

US Airways Planes And The New Paint Of AA?

I would expect that there will be at least one plane, probably an A330, in the AA livery on the official merger date.

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by tootallsd
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phone During Flight, Again.
Replies: 35
Views: 4675

RE: Cell Phone During Flight, Again.

Some years ago, I took American from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. A long flight. I was fortunate enough to be bumped to First Class along with my colleague a...

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by tootallsd
Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New BE Service Featuring "The BBQ Cart"
Replies: 65
Views: 19082

RE: Delta's New BE Service Featuring "The BBQ Cart"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SouthernDC9" class="quote" target="_blank">SouthernDC9</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>On the one hand, having noticed th...

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by tootallsd
Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Holiday Safety Video
Replies: 50
Views: 10013

RE: Delta Holiday Safety Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sdak74" class="quote" target="_blank">sdak74</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Did anyone else notice the santa hat in abou...

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by tootallsd
Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Airport - Today
Replies: 44
Views: 28472

RE: Kai Tak Airport - Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/330lover" class="quote" target="_blank">330lover</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>And to 'hijack' the tread, what other form...

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by tootallsd
Wed May 08, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Details FLL Growth Plans
Replies: 89
Views: 13227

RE: JetBlue Details FLL Growth Plans

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EricR" class="quote" target="_blank">EricR</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Quoting LAXintl (Reply 8): Miami CPE (cost per...

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by tootallsd
Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The AA/US Merger Integration Timeline?
Replies: 18
Views: 7834

RE: What Is The AA/US Merger Integration Timeline?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DesertAir" class="quote" target="_blank">DesertAir</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>How possible is it that DOJ will not (wo...

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by tootallsd
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Well Do You Know Geography?
Replies: 91
Views: 4498

RE: How Well Do You Know Geography?

Twenty Eight Thousand One Hundred Thirty Nine

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by tootallsd
Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego's Lindbergh Field, An Extreme Airport?
Replies: 96
Views: 25067

RE: San Diego's Lindbergh Field, An Extreme Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SANMAN66" class="quote" target="_blank">SANMAN66</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>The buildings are not as close as they a...

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by tootallsd
Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 N118UA Been At PEK For Nearly Two Months?
Replies: 24
Views: 14211

RE: UA 744 N118UA Been At PEK For Nearly Two Months?

Don't forget that Chinese New Year happened in the middle of this time span. That could add another week as well.

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by tootallsd
Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25613

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flightsimboy" class="quote" target="_blank">flightsimboy</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>Quoting 777way (Reply 54): Is th...

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by tootallsd
Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Les Miserables - Have You Seen It Yet?
Replies: 16
Views: 4013

RE: Les Miserables - Have You Seen It Yet?

I've had the good fortune to see the stage presentation several times in several cities. I've taken friends to see it because I think it is one of the best musicals ever staged. I love the story. I love the fact that you laugh out loud and cry. I think the music is brilliant. I love the lyrics. Yeah...

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by tootallsd
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So I Just Came Out To My Mum
Replies: 33
Views: 3752

RE: So I Just Came Out To My Mum

Congratulations -- a little like stepping off the edge of the cliff. Your Dad may be cool too. My Dad, the US<acronym title="Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">MC</acronym> dude with 31 years of service include Japan as a <acronym title="Portoroz (POW / LJPZ), Slovenia">POW</acronym> -- no issue. I came ...

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by tootallsd
Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.
Replies: 70
Views: 7345

RE: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kiwiinoz" class="quote" target="_blank">kiwiinoz</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>Accountants. I am going to call them as ...

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by tootallsd
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Probably One Of The Most Vapid Threads Of 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 6991

RE: Probably One Of The Most Vapid Threads Of 2012

I sometimes say, when I need to break away for a healthy one, 'I'm fully dilated, gotta go'.

Sometimes I need to 'shake the lily'

I have several workers that are 'select' or some to work in the SPED lane.

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by tootallsd
Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planning A Visit To Australia
Replies: 27
Views: 7114

RE: Planning A Visit To Australia

something (UK): In 2001, I flew from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>, picked up a car and drove south and then west to...

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by tootallsd
Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Could Have ANY Car.....
Replies: 107
Views: 15512

RE: If You Could Have ANY Car.....

My favorites

Jensen Interceptor 3
1969 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 6.3
Citroen DS 21

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by tootallsd
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homo Rollcall
Replies: 247
Views: 11188

RE: Homo Rollcall

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BAViscount" class="quote" target="_blank">BAViscount</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>The only thing I'd shove in his mout...

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by tootallsd
Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homo Rollcall
Replies: 247
Views: 11188

RE: Homo Rollcall

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>skyscrapercity is another forum loaded wit...

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by tootallsd
Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Motorcyclist Dies On Ride Protesting Helmet Law
Replies: 158
Views: 4733

RE: NY Motorcyclist Dies On Ride Protesting Helmet Law

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lowrider" class="quote" target="_blank">lowrider</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Notify their insurance company of their ...

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by tootallsd
Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Movie You Saw.
Replies: 34
Views: 1749

RE: Last Movie You Saw.

Most recent in a theatre: Bridesmaid, really enjoyed it, pretty hilarious.

Most recent -- switched on LOGO last night to see what was on and caught Rocky Horror Picture Show from about the 10 minute mark. Wow, loved it again -- it has been too long.

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by tootallsd
Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Southern California Counties Want To Secede From State
Replies: 33
Views: 3040

Southern California Counties Want To Secede From State

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mir" class="quote" target="_blank">Mir</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>This is the perfect example of Problem #1 facing the...

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by tootallsd
Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Proposes Gay History For Classrooms
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

RE: California Proposes Gay History For Classrooms

Bring it on, it would be a valuable curriculum addition.

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by tootallsd
Thu May 19, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buick Announces It Plans To Import Opel Astra
Replies: 49
Views: 2720

RE: Buick Announces It Plans To Import Opel Astra

JJJ: You are correct in your assessment of falstaff's comments but that is SERIOUSLY what gets talked about in the automotive and general press when reviewing new automotive offerings. You need a cup holder array that can accommodate 64 oz big gulps while you fly across the prairie.

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by tootallsd
Wed May 18, 2011 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buenos Aires -- Off The Beaten Path
Replies: 33
Views: 3788

RE: Buenos Aires -- Off The Beaten Path

I spent a week in BsAs in 2006 before moving to China for a couple of years. I loved it. If you are not planning to, book an overnight (at least) to Iguacu Falls on the Brazil/Paraguay/Argentine border. Amazing beyond belief. In BsAs look for a real tango school -- one that locals would go to, not t...

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by tootallsd
Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Longest Road Trip.
Replies: 57
Views: 2773

RE: Your Longest Road Trip.

My longest trip took place starting approximately 10 years ago this month. I was taking a year off from work and I planned a motorcycle trip to all four corners of the USA. Total trip duration was 83 days and about 16,500 miles. I left my home in San Diego and rode, over the course of a couple weeks...

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by tootallsd
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't Honda built a V8 yet?
Replies: 55
Views: 5845

Why hasn't Honda built a V8 yet?

$100K if you have a house, kids, etc, desire to travel does not allow one to waste money or spend without limit. So I don't think that making $100K is a great reason to buy a <acronym title="ATRAN Aviatrans Cargo Airlines (Russian Federation)">V8</acronym> car. I also think they are a bit silly in t...

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by tootallsd
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Cities?
Replies: 134
Views: 5651

RE: Your Favourite Cities?

In no particular order: San Diego, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> -- my home town and residence New York -- a great world city, don't go often enough Key West, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> -- unusual ambience San Francisco, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> -- Los Angel...

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by tootallsd
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: My Funky New Car... Kia Soul 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3623

RE: Self Gloss: My Funky New Car... Kia Soul 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rlwynn" class="quote" target="_blank">rlwynn</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>What if you have to go somewhere?</i></font>...

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by tootallsd
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 179
Views: 5839

RE: What Countries Have You Been To?

United States (Florida by birth, Hawai'i, California, have visited (many on my motorcycle) all states but Alaska, Tennessee and West Virginia. ) Free Republic of Key West Canada Mexico Brazil Argentina Uruguay Chile joins the list in November. Japan South Korea China -- lived for three years on and ...

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by tootallsd
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation Songs
Replies: 39
Views: 3603

RE: Aviation Songs

Music for Airports, Brian Eno

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by tootallsd
Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Premarital Sex Should Be Outlawed - AK Politician
Replies: 41
Views: 4882

RE: Premarital Sex Should Be Outlawed - AK Politician

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Of course not! Gays should not be ...

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by tootallsd
Tue Mar 15, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beck: Earthquake A "Message" From God.
Replies: 29
Views: 3008

RE: Beck: Earthquake A "Message" From God.

You would think that if there is a God; and that she was powerful enough to pick up the land, slam it around, kill 1,000s for what? To deliver a message? Where the hell is the damn message? Wouldn't it be easier for her to hack the interwebs and send us all an e-mail? Why kill people, I ask why? Kin...

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by tootallsd
Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Launches Ipad2
Replies: 72
Views: 3643

RE: Apple Launches Ipad2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tugger" class="quote" target="_blank">tugger</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Which iPad do most people buy? We always hea...

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by tootallsd
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Key West Advice
Replies: 13
Views: 2578

RE: Key West Advice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UAL747DEN" class="quote" target="_blank">UAL747DEN</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>That was a very odd thing to ask me, do ...

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by tootallsd
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Key West Advice
Replies: 13
Views: 2578

RE: Key West Advice

UAL747DEN: it sounds like your biggest objection was that your wife was with you and thus you were out of play? And good for you for earning the $50 bucks, must be some nice chest! Seriously, it is a fun spot. Maybe gay people on a more even footing there than many other places but it isn't a giant ...

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by tootallsd
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Decides That Doma Is Unconstitutional
Replies: 158
Views: 4295

RE: Obama Decides That Doma Is Unconstitutional

Finally is all I can say. ... that all men are created equal .. i. too long ignored whether you be woman or African American as well. I do not care what individual churches do in their own sanctuaries -- those are private spaces. But in the public space of America, the full rights, privileges and re...

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by tootallsd
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End Of The Line For Car Cassette Tape Decks
Replies: 64
Views: 7576

RE: End Of The Line For Car Cassette Tape Decks

I can barely imagine paying to have a CD player at this point. All I want is an i-pod dock so I can bring my music in the format that I use most often. Hell I practically NEVER use the superdrive in my computer.

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by tootallsd
Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movies You Never Get Tired Of Watching....
Replies: 87
Views: 4729

RE: Movies You Never Get Tired Of Watching....

Planes Trains and Automobiles Ferris Bueller Blazing Saddles Young Frankestein Dr Strangelove The Ritz All About Eve Whose Afraid of Virginia Wolff? 2001 A Space Odyssey Raising Arizona Moulin Rouge Giant Chinatown Moonstruck Rocky Horror Picture Show Das Boot Casino Slaughterhouse Five Lawrence of ...

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by tootallsd
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inflight Service On Inter-Island In Hawaii
Replies: 21
Views: 8886

RE: Inflight Service On Inter-Island In Hawaii

As stated above, it is beverage only. Think more like a mortar shell than a flight.

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by tootallsd
Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lalique VS Waterford
Replies: 7
Views: 3692

RE: Lalique VS Waterford

Great pic UAL. I love glass.

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by tootallsd
Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lalique VS Waterford
Replies: 7
Views: 3692

RE: Lalique VS Waterford

Usually Lalique but they have items across a range of prices.

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by tootallsd
Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lalique VS Waterford
Replies: 7
Views: 3692

RE: Lalique VS Waterford

Waterford is of very high quality but frankly I think the designs are way too traditional. Lalique is gorgeous, it really gets your blood stirring. There is an excellent documentary of Dale Chiluly working on a project first in Finland, then in Waterford and finally in Mexico. All the segments were ...

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