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by TTailedTiger
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

Loomis, VIP, Pinkerton guards....I'm sure many police officers hold those jobs as secondary income. But more disturbing is your comment suggest a 'fear the police' atmosphere, like the old USSR or current day cops in Cuba'...go for a visit and see if you are okay with that kind of policing where yo...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Madam Arrested
Replies: 100
Views: 5654

Re: Epstein Madam Arrested

Funny to see you all conveniently omitting the terabytes of photos with Epstein and numerous other politicians and celebrities. I don't think this is a road you want to go down. Not to mention Trump speaking ill of Epstein for many years now.

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

Great. Create a network of competing police forces in an environment of lowest bidder. What can possibly go wrong? Police are given extraordinary powers. Rent a cops are not the same thing, they can provide supplementary cover for certain places and situations where a cop is overkill but they're no...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 716
Views: 113962

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

I am also surprised they aren't testing the software on the -8MAX as well. You can make the argument that the -7MAX has the bigger issue CoG issue, but considering there have been 2 accidents on the -8MAX, you'd think they would test it on there as well to help put everyone mind at ease (test it on...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I think it might be interesting to introduce legislation to disband police forces and just allow private security firms to provide protection to communities. It would be paid for like an HOA assessment. That way communities that want protection can pay for it. Those that don't can just go without. ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

What he's saying is that your proposal brings what already exist in Mexico City is various private police forces (in Mexico they are private protective forces of the rich), each with different perspectives, rules, value systems, training, recruitment standards, etc...well ..what could possibly go w...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 716
Views: 113962

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

FriscoHeavy wrote:
I can't wait until it is certified and returns to the sky. I have to say though, from a marketing perspective, I'm surprised Boeing has retained the 'MAX' name and still has it painted all over the plane.


Yeah they just need to call it the 737-8, 737-9, etc. Drop the Max name.

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I think it might be interesting to introduce legislation to disband police forces and just allow private security firms to provide protection to communities. It would be paid for like an HOA assessment. That way communities that want protection can pay for it. Those that don't can just go without. ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I don't want more police. They would all be let go if we allowed private security forces. There are real consequences for being a racist or performing poorly in the private sector. The unions are also much weaker. My proposal is to bring more accountability. And that just isn't possible with police...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

Wait, what? Demeaning rent a cops? Sure, they're rent a cops, what does being in the military have F all to do with this? Do they teach homicide investigation and evidence collection in the military? Do they teach criminal sexual conduct training, evidence collection and interviewing of criminal se...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

So, what happens if there is a murder, the rent a cops are going to investigate it? What about if your mother happens to be violently and repeatedly raped by numerous people. Rent a cops going to investigate that as well? Get the necessary paperwork, test kits, interview the victim etc? You're goin...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

So, what happens if there is a murder, the rent a cops are going to investigate it? What about if your mother happens to be violently and repeatedly raped by numerous people. Rent a cops going to investigate that as well? Get the necessary paperwork, test kits, interview the victim etc? You're goin...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I think it might be interesting to introduce legislation to disband police forces and just allow private security firms to provide protection to communities. It would be paid for like an HOA assessment. That way communities that want protection can pay for it. Those that don't can just go without. ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled
Replies: 75
Views: 4080

Re: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled

SPD reportedly clearing the area. High time, too. Thirteen have been arrested so far. https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/seattle-police-clearing-chop-protest-zone/ Mayor Durkan has also formally requested the City Council investigate Kshama Sawant (high time if you ask me). Ms. Sawant needs ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 263
Views: 11736

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

I think it might be interesting to introduce legislation to disband police forces and just allow private security firms to provide protection to communities. It would be paid for like an HOA assessment. That way communities that want protection can pay for it. Those that don't can just go without. T...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled
Replies: 75
Views: 4080

Re: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled

The mayor initially condoned it. So they shouldn't get a penny in state or federal aid to clean it up.

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Sears Tower in Chicago
Replies: 23
Views: 1439

Re: The Sears Tower in Chicago

Is United the only US airline that doesn't have their own dedicated headquarters building?

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 35330

Re: Another day another police killing

I identify as a conservative/Republican but I just can't defend the police. They've brought all of this mess on themselves. Police officers claim "99% of us are good". Ok, I'll humor them. If 99% are good then why is it such an issue exposing and removing the tiny amount of bad cops? The t...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Time Between Inauguration and Cancellation (i.e. TPA-SEA 2020)
Replies: 38
Views: 3446

Re: Shortest Time Between Inauguration and Cancellation (i.e. TPA-SEA 2020)

Northwest announced LGA-DFW and then canceled it before it ever operated. They did it in retaliation for AA starting LGA-MSP.

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 156
Views: 21836

Re: The future of Laguardia

This keeps getting brought up, but I don't know why people are so obsessed with removing perimeter rules at LGA? We have a s good setup right now where the inner and preferred airport don't take up all the business traffic. Removing perimeter rule would just crowd LGA more and empty out JFK?. Why w...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 156
Views: 21836

Re: The future of Laguardia

Makes sense, access to LGA is not a right and all other small cities can make a one stop connection to LGA. I remember years back US had a lot of Dash-8-100's using up valuable slots for a handful of passengers, not a wise use of limited resources. Small cities in the Northeast can connect through ...

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by TTailedTiger
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

I have no idea if Biden did anything wrong with these women and I haven't commented on it. But it shows just what hypocrites the democrats are. They constantly cried "believe all women" during the Kavanaugh hearings but we haven't heard a peep out of them with Biden. When are they going to...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

You gotta love all the people angry about businesses opening back up. As if they are being forced to leave their homes... Why is it ok to shop for clothes at Target but not Kohl's? I really hope these retailers sue their local and state governments. They are NOT allowed to pick the winners and loser...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It's just me in my home. Three guns and none of them have ever accidently or purposely fired upon anyone. I have a biometric gun safe that I keep them in. Who said it is unloaded? The safe (about the size of a large shoe box and looks nice on my desk) opens instantly upon authenticating the biometr...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

You’ll have offer something evidence on how “better background checks and mental health evaluations” would reduce those murders. What’s a better check? How reliable are psychologists at predicting who might use a gun? For starters former service personnel with PTSD should be banned from owning weap...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The worst case scenario numbers have been published for quite some time. But I'll go beyond those. Even if we had 100 million deaths it's still inconsequential in a world of 7.5 billion. Only about 1.3% of the world population. You really think the world economy would just shrug off losing that man...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

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DLFREEBIRD wrote:
she's a independent. do us all a favor and research things before you post.


She only changed to an independent because of election rules changes in Nevada.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/las-vegas-ma ... ses-nevada

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

if the republicans want to put their snout out there. fine by me. with the number of cases out there. They obviously weren't following his directive anyway. I wished everyone shared your attitude. No one is forcing anyone to leave their house. You can stay shut in as long as you want. The rest of u...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The liberals keep getting themselves in trouble and are showing that all they want is power over individuals. Fatso Pritzker got smoked by a federal judge today. He cannot extend the stay at home order. https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article242326176.html if the republicans want to pu...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 87
Views: 5918

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

Has no meaning, it's just another bomb that gets lobbed into politics so people get scared into thinking a way someone wants them to. :sarcastic: You do know how it was used, do not be obtuse. You guys are good at that by the way. Playing dumb is part of the game, isn´t it? As posted above, you get...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Remember when the government was shut down for a month or so last year and the Democrats were crying that those affected employees were going to go hungry and suicides would increase over it? It was apparently all faux outrage. The have shown no such consideration for all of the people they have put...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The worst case scenario numbers have been published for quite some time. But I'll go beyond those. Even if we had 100 million deaths it's still inconsequential in a world of 7.5 billion. Only about 1.3% of the world population. You really think the world economy would just shrug off losing that man...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

No, I can perform simple. We could have endured relatively few sicknesses and deaths. Let’s have it! What are your data and projections? How many severe cases and deaths with only targeted quarantines instead of distancing lockdowns? Even better if you can simply display it for us via regression sc...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So you think that waiting for a consistent downward trend in new cases in unnecessary? Given the lack of information early on and potential threat to our healthcare system, do you think we were wrong to be extremely precautions in the early stages? It was all unnecessary. It's as fruitless as tryin...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So you think that waiting for a consistent downward trend in new cases in unnecessary? Given the lack of information early on and potential threat to our healthcare system, do you think we were wrong to be extremely precautions in the early stages? It was all unnecessary. It's as fruitless as tryin...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So basically, you are arguing with no-one. The early March guidance is what prompted the stay-at-home orders. The stay-at-home orders worked to flatten the curve and the estimates were revised and lowered as a result. Now data we are looking for is a consistent decline in new cases as our signal to...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO
Replies: 51
Views: 4750

Re: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO

Anderson did not save Delta. That was Gerald Grinstein. He took Delta through bankruptcy and made them profitable again. And all while maintaining a great relationship with employees. They even put his name on a 757 as a sign of their appreciation.

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23813

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

DL would scream bloody murder if KL went to IAG. They can scream all they want. But they no longer have the money to do anything about it. Delta has their own solvency to worry about. There are anti-trust issues that won't go away just because of this pandemic. Like I said, this is just an exercise...

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-gover ... 26176.html
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The liberals keep getting themselves in trouble and are showing that all they want is power over individuals. Fatso Pritzker got smoked by a federal judge today. He cannot extend the stay at home order.

https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-gover ... 26176.html

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23813

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

BN727227Ultra wrote:
DL would scream bloody murder if KL went to IAG.


They can scream all they want. But they no longer have the money to do anything about it. Delta has their own solvency to worry about.

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

There's a great YouTube channel that displays guns of all varieties, and is extremely informational. Loads of knowledge and skill. And he routinely also says he avoids meeting fans, going to shows, expos, etc because too many gun owners only show the side of needing it to shoot someone. It leads me...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

Frequent? No, been to a few? Absolutely, nothing like getting some friends together and heading to the local gun show to drink a few and laugh at the patrons. And on that note, they actually serve alcohol at these events, imagine that! So, Triple T, you never did answer my questions. How did you co...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

Hey Johns316, Nope, just got a chuckle out of the "my right to own a gun" crowd. I guess owning and responsibility are two different things, things this guy won't have to deal with ever again. Hey Nik! guess you didn't read where I own handguns huh. To be precise, I own a .40, .45, 9mm Gl...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It sounds like you're happy that it happened. That's just a little bit sick...actually, it's a whole lotta sick! Yea really it takes gun hating to whole other level. A waste of posting. Hey Johns316, Nope, just got a chuckle out of the "my right to own a gun" crowd. I guess owning and res...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's heartbreaking to hear the stories of people who weren't allowed to say goodbye to their dying family and friends that didn't even have the coronavirus. Anyone who stood in their way should be ashamed of themselves and are subhuman garbage. Yet you don’t retract your bizarre statement about CA ...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67813

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's heartbreaking to hear the stories of people who weren't allowed to say goodbye to their dying family and friends that didn't even have the coronavirus. Anyone who stood in their way should be ashamed of themselves and are subhuman garbage.

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

No it is actually literally only seconds away. I'm sure in your mind it is, but when you're half asleep at 3:30am, your heart's pounding, your palms are sweaty and your hands are shaking, your kids are in another room (are they safe?) and your wife's clinging to your arm in fear... Still only secon...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3905

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It's just me in my home. Three guns and none of them have ever accidently or purposely fired upon anyone. I have a biometric gun safe that I keep them in. No one is getting to them by accident. And why do liberals only care about suicide if a gun is involved? They are so fake. And besides, if someo...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design
Replies: 113
Views: 17288

Re: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design

Are they using turbojet instead of turbofan engines?

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23129

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So he now says he was being sarcastic. Not possible, since that requires a sense of humour, which he does not have. Rather more likely is this; https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/24/revealed-leader-group-peddling-bleach-cure-lobbied-trump-coronavirus Trump has a very good sense of humor. It...

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