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by EstherLouise
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Flight 2309
Replies: 27
Views: 5773

Re: Delta Airlines Flight 2309

S-turn for spacing. Had to do that in a snowstorm at MSP in NW DC93. I actually lost orientation.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OJ Simpson Police Chase Media Coverage
Replies: 4
Views: 1277

Re: OJ Simpson Police Chase Media Coverage

I was in London at the time. It was even shown live there.

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by EstherLouise
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 45
Views: 3345

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

Trump's problem is that he trusts only people who whisper sweet nothings in his ear all day. And he refuses to read and listen to anything other than the news stations and reporters that continue to inflate is ego beyond reality. He calls everything else "Fake News" and honestly thinks the...

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by EstherLouise
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 45
Views: 3345

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

If this keeps up, Trump just might get 30% of the popular vote on Election Day.

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by EstherLouise
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Retread Tires Discussion Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 7543

Re: Retread Tires on Emergency Vehicles

Illegal in Wisconsin.

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by EstherLouise
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN Chris Cuomo loses it over "Fredo"
Replies: 68
Views: 3765

Re: CNN Chris Cuomo loses it over "Fredo"

Why do Americans of Italian descent continue to identify as Italian? They're Americans. My grandparents came from Norway in the early 20th century. I'm not Norwegian. I'm American.

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by EstherLouise
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for a Good News Network?
Replies: 10
Views: 1122

Re: Time for a Good News Network?

https://www.apnews.com/
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I get all of my objective news from AP News.

https://www.apnews.com/

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by EstherLouise
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Career change - how old?
Replies: 17
Views: 2839

Re: Career change - how old?

I've known a couple of people who changed careers in their mid-50's. They became nurses. There is no age discrimination in nursing.

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by EstherLouise
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden ill??
Replies: 61
Views: 8209

Re: Joe Biden ill??

The difference between Biden's and Trump's gaffes: Biden's are spontaneous. Trump's are written for him.... as evidenced by the inclusion of "airports" in that speech and him looking squarely at the teleprompter..

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by EstherLouise
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 67
Views: 9213

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

"Excuse me, sir. Would you please fetch my Achilles tendon from your damned rat dog chihuahua.... err.. service animal?"

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by EstherLouise
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Introverts unite!
Replies: 44
Views: 3832

Re: Introverts unite!

Hi... I'm an ENTJ. Let's go play Spin The Bottle.

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by EstherLouise
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk FA fired (UA Express, ORD-SBN)
Replies: 62
Views: 12286

Re: Drunk FA fired (UA Express, ORD-SBN)

If I had to be an FA on a CRJ2, I'd be drunk, too. With the passengers always complaining: "The windows are too low." "My butt is numb." "My neck hurts."

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by EstherLouise
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 23778

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Well you know what they say in Russia, pay for the whole runway, use the whole runway Well you know what they say in Russia, pay for the whole runway, use the whole runway Yeap, seems to me like a normal, old school, Russian take off... Who is not remembering the IL86 take-off from Phuket Airport i...

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by EstherLouise
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx Ground ends Amazon contract
Replies: 15
Views: 1804

Re: FedEx Ground ends Amazon contract

trpmb6 wrote:
But what is an amazon prime van? Never seen one. But that may be the Kansas effect.


I see them around MSP.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest---a question of privacy
Replies: 27
Views: 3828

Re: Southwest---a question of privacy

paranoia will destroy ya

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by EstherLouise
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA warns Trump against universal background checks
Replies: 119
Views: 10390

Re: NRA warns Trump against universal background checks

The NRA is in shambles. They couldn't their ass from a hole in the ground at the moment.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN 2020 Presidential debate
Replies: 65
Views: 3761

Re: CNN 2020 Presidential debate

I have a €100 bet that it'll be Biden versus Trump in November 2020. The rest is a waste of time and money. Is it really true that the next debate will include just 8 Democratic candidates? Thank. GOD!

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by EstherLouise
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 90
Views: 7157

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

What worries me is the downturn in rail traffic by 5% since last year. Rail traffic is one of the primary indicators of a healthy economy. Here are a bunch of stored Norfolk and Southern locomotives... not a good sign.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit
Replies: 35
Views: 2464

Re: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit

When I ask my conservative friends why they are still staunch conservatives now that nearly all of the reasons they used to be conservative have dissolved or have proven lies, they often say something like, "Because I'd rather be dead than to vote for a Democrat." When asked what is so bad...

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: External Design of Cruise Ships
Replies: 51
Views: 3169

Re: External Design of Cruise Ships

Cruise ships are polluting monstrosities. If they are going to make them, the least they can do is pack as many rooms into the footprint as possible. I notice recently that a few cruise companies have received multi-million dollar fines for throwing plastic into the oceans along with their food was...

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal moratorium on the death penalty has been lifted
Replies: 36
Views: 2631

Re: Federal moratorium on the death penalty has been lifted

If the prosecution and defense attorneys and judge of each death row inmate is 100% sure of their guilt, then go for it. Personally, I'm tired of paying $60,000 annually to keep each inmate on death row alive indefinitely. We could use the space they're taking up for other prisoners and try to reduc...

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Tea Party
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: RIP Tea Party

The best thing the Tea Party ever did was to clean up after themselves after their rallies. You gotta admit, there was not one old sign or food container on the ground after the rally in Washington, DC on September 12, 2009.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 97
Views: 6467

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

Most Americans, especially those with right leanings, due to their penchant for shunning advanced education and knowledge of the world, see "Iran" and assume an invasion can't be any worse than the 2003 invasion of Iraq. For all I know, they see that the spelling of the two countries is si...

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says
Replies: 89
Views: 5472

Re: White supremacist violence responsible for spike in US domestic terror arrests, FBI says

And then when their threats of implied or promised acts of violence are removed by moderators on social media sites, they cry that their freedom of speech is being suppressed by the awful liberal media. Something, something about having a right to cry fire in a crowded theater.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pakistan as a Tourist Destination
Replies: 52
Views: 3307

Re: Pakistan as a Tourist Destination

I can hardly wait to go to Pakistan to enjoy their wonderful and tourist-friendly rail system at its fullest (sic).

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by EstherLouise
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94
Replies: 7
Views: 1326

Re: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94

This is what he did. The K-car. I wouldn't be proud of that.

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by EstherLouise
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 19569

Re: Antifa Violence

Antifa is terrorist group. I thought that was common knowledge. Most are just hooligans with deadly weapons.

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by EstherLouise
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?
Replies: 48
Views: 10040

Re: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?

Gee whiz. That was awfully nice of them to leave paying customers stranded again.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 5720

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

It would have been so much better if the entire stage was a huge lime Jello and whipped cream salad and someone would have yelled, "Food fight!" Seriously... I'm more enthused about clipping my ingrown toenail tonight than I am about watching some total idiots spew some far left stuff whil...

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by EstherLouise
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate
Replies: 84
Views: 5720

Re: NBC Presidential Democratic Debate

None of it matters. The only thing the Democratic voters HAVE to do is to vote for the Democrat whose name is printed on the final ballot on November 3, 2020. The rest is like playing tiddlywinks.

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by EstherLouise
Mon May 20, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 22608

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

And don't tell the anti-abortion folks that 95% of all human pregnancies are naturally aborted (miscarried). The vast majority of pregnancies are lost due to genetics issues, host incompatibilities, and so on, long before the women realize they're pregnant.

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by EstherLouise
Mon May 20, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 22608

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Shhhh.... Don't tell the anti-abortion folks that embryos are routinely thrown in the garbage at fertility clinics.

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by EstherLouise
Thu May 02, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 7786

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

Does DL allow pilots to do power backs with the 717's? I've seen Air Tran do them with the 717, but have never seen or heard DL do them.

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by EstherLouise
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Panagra's 2-letter code?
Replies: 19
Views: 2287

Re: Panagra's 2-letter code?

Panagra. Sounds like a place of a great battle.... when the walls fell. His arms wide.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ford Ranger - 2019 in the United States
Replies: 15
Views: 2306

Re: Ford Ranger - 2019 in the United States

I looked forward to getting a new Ranger ever since they announced its coming to the USA. Then I looked at one and had sticker shock. $40,000 is way too much and I have lost interest in buying one. It's amazing how the same vehicle in Mexico with a 3.0 liter diesel engine costs only $16,000.

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by EstherLouise
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger gets plane to himself
Replies: 77
Views: 14889

Re: Passenger gets plane to himself

Years ago, I was one of 9 passengers on a NW DC9 from AUS to MSP.

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by EstherLouise
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lucy Flores says Biden acted inappropriately
Replies: 78
Views: 5306

Re: Lucy Flores says Biden acted inappropriately

At least we always saw Biden being inappropriate... no reports of it being in hotel rooms or Russian beds. I cringed, too, whenever he did it, but I honestly think it's part of his personality type to get close to people he likes.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How did you get interested in Aviation?
Replies: 17
Views: 1434

Re: How did you get interested in Aviation?

Dad was a pilot.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?
Replies: 188
Views: 25434

Re: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?

JFK used to use those big mobile lounges to move the entire waiting room to the plane.

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by EstherLouise
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Suing Global Aviation Services
Replies: 16
Views: 2681

Re: Sun Country Suing Global Aviation Services

In the meantime, SY tries to slap new paint on the same airplanes in hope that the public will be smitten by the shiny objects and conveniently forget that their hometown little-guy airline has gone to shit. I'm still waiting for my cheeseburgers, guys. THAT's the SY period that I want back.... and ...

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by EstherLouise
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 40876

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

I'm way late to this 3-ring circus of a topic, but there will always be doubt in many Americans' minds as long as the complete, UNREDACTED report stays out of their hands. There will always be doubt as to whether Barr is being fully open. And Trump, well, will always be doubted for being such an dis...

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by EstherLouise
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9-11 shutdown
Replies: 32
Views: 7970

Re: 9-11 shutdown

About a week. Gander and Halifax runways served as parking lots for widebody aircraft and the citizens of those towns took displaced passengers into their own homes temporarily.

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by EstherLouise
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do Airlines make money on airfares less than $100?
Replies: 73
Views: 15117

Re: How does United make money on airfares less than $100?

For the four tickets they sold at $100 each, they sold six more in first for $2400 each.

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by EstherLouise
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America's Favorite Word: Socialism
Replies: 45
Views: 2622

Re: America's Favorite Word: Socialism

Sanders isn't a Democrat. He just hijacks the party to further his own needs.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 746113

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Over hill, over dale, Chinese-made AOA sensor will ever fail.

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by EstherLouise
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christchurch (New Zealand) Mosque Shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 12737

Re: Christchurch (New Zealand) Mosque Shooting

On his US radio show today, Rush Limbaugh called the shooting a false flag attack perpetrated by a leftist to make the right extremists look bad.

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by EstherLouise
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Threatening Speech From The White House
Replies: 51
Views: 3060

Re: Threatening Speech From The White House

I have a few friends that I've known for a long time. They are gun aficionados and have hinted they are just waiting for the keyword to start an action. They call themselves modern patriots. Their targets are people, including citizens, who threaten to bring forth a form of government that is agains...

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by EstherLouise
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christians and Gluttony
Replies: 43
Views: 2502

Re: Christians and Gluttony

MaverickM11 wrote:
Joel Osteen!


Bleached teeth man?

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