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by TSS
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Having feelings for a married woman
Replies: 70
Views: 4031

Re: Having feelings for a married woman

Btw any single dudes out there attracted to and frustrated with a single lady who shows no sexual attraction to anyone, she might be like me and is staying on a birth control method that kills her libido intentionally because it helps her focus on her career. I noticed the depo shot does this to me...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Something lighter: Great Soups of the World
Replies: 34
Views: 1143

Re: Time for Something lighter: Great Soups of the World

Pozole - the best Mexican soup. Hominy, chicken bits, onion, chilis, a hint of lime and just about anything else you like. Yes! We use pork in it instead of chicken, though. Menudo is good, too. If I tell you what menudo's main ingredient is it'll just gross you out, but if you smell it cooking you...

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by TSS
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Johnny Depp Vindicated
Replies: 27
Views: 1832

Re: Johnny Depp Vindicated

If a woman is abusive, you leave them, not do stuff that might turn the law’s attention back on you. Lots of us have done that. The problem with that theory is that in the current climate women can, and some women actually do, make false accusations out of spite that are taken completely seriously ...

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by TSS
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super Bowl!!!
Replies: 44
Views: 1408

Re: Super Bowl!!!

So, was the outrage at the half-time show greater than nipplegate or less? I read lots of women complaining about it. Did those same women complain when Adam Levine performed without a shirt last year? One woman Tweeted that her 13yo son was so upset by the sight of JoLo and Shakira shaking their b...

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by TSS
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iowa Caucuses (US Presidential Nomination)
Replies: 142
Views: 4294

Re: Iowa Caucuses (US Presidential Nomination)

Bloomberg jumped in for this very reason. If Biden doesn't finish 2nd in NH and take NV and SC he will run out of money and the Dems have a serious problem. Bloomberg will steal the nomination from Bernie that is for sure. Bloomberg will create a big deal of apathy in the places the democrats needs...

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by TSS
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many languages do you know?
Replies: 65
Views: 3144

Re: How many languages do you know?

How many languages do you know and which languages do you want to learn? I'll start: Know: English Urdu Punjabi Persian Want to learn Turkish A good question would be how many languages can the brain learn fluently. Interesting. I suspect growing up in a bilingual or multilingual household would ma...

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by TSS
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Art Deco Mill in Southampton, England to be Demolished

Both the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building are in New York City. Yes they are, as are the Statue Of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. All are genuine landmarks, and just like a car, a city can have more than one emblem. The Twin Towers were also genuine landmarks of New York before 9/1...

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by TSS
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Art Deco Mill in Southampton, England to be Demolished

What do the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building have going for them that warrants their preservation. That is a good enough question that I am going to temporarily overlook your continuing refusal to use a question mark to denote sentences as questions despite my repeated requests that you ...

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by TSS
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Art Deco Mill in Southampton, England to be Demolished

1. The mill IS NOT Art Deco. The only style it has is 1930s Industrial, which shares the design elements of straight lines and right angles with Art Deco because buildings are easier to build that way. Art Deco is also typified by strong horizontal motifs and rounded corners, of which this building...

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by TSS
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Johnny Depp Vindicated
Replies: 27
Views: 1832

Re: Johnny Depp Vindicated

As usual, Aba & Preach do a pretty good job of breaking down the situation including excerpts from the tape and touch on why it's such a frustrating, no-win situation to be falsely accused and have everyone believe your accuser with zero proof: Woketivists get it wrong | Johnny Depp & Amber ...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No more Valentine's Day?
Replies: 35
Views: 1222

Re: No more Valentine's Day?

Is this a troll job or serious? Honestly can't tell. I think at least half the posters here are missing the satire of the original post... ;) Interesting. The OP has a history of starting similarly themed and equally... fanciful threads, so it's not unreasonable to assume that either they're all se...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No more Valentine's Day?
Replies: 35
Views: 1222

Re: No more Valentine's Day?

So no one in or outside of this thread has argued in favour of banning valentines (or christmas), and yet people, especially conservatives, are getting upset and angry. A. Aside from yourself, who mentioned banning Christmas? B. The OP asked if Valentine's Day should be banned because in his opinio...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No more Valentine's Day?
Replies: 35
Views: 1222

Re: No more Valentine's Day?

Caliboy, I would really advise you to watch some youtube videos on the channel called teachingmenfashion or heck, even wiki answers might help. Be very careful in taking advice from teachingmenfashion: From the waist up he seems to be on point, but from the waist down he has an inexplicable love fo...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No more Valentine's Day?
Replies: 35
Views: 1222

Re: No more Valentine's Day?

Caliboy, I would really advise you to watch some youtube videos on the channel called teachingmenfashion or heck, even wiki answers might help. Be very careful in taking advice from teachingmenfashion: From the waist up he seems to be on point, but from the waist down he has an inexplicable love fo...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What in Your Opinion has been the Ugliest Commercial Jet?
Replies: 111
Views: 7285

Re: What in Your Opinion has been the Ugliest Commercial Jet?

The Boeing 757. Hideous design. Long and skinny fuselage sat atop a set of long, spindly landing-gear legs. Yeah, definitely stork-like in that respect. And then the horrendous fuselage design, with 2 different fuselage diameters ahead and aft of the wing. That was inherited directly from the 727, ...

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by TSS
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No more Valentine's Day?
Replies: 35
Views: 1222

Re: No more Valentine's Day?

Should Valentine's Day be banned? It's offensive and discriminatory towards singles, the divorced and widowed. No it should not be banned. If you wish to celebrate it, celebrate it. If you do not, then do not. Maybe if people are offended by it, perhaps they may need to see a therapist. Amen on all...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you could visit any country tomorrow, what country would it be?
Replies: 66
Views: 3870

Re: If you could visit any country tomorrow, what country would it be?

My first choices in general would be either Ireland or Scotland, but I doubt that either could be best appreciated in the dead of winter as it is now. On the other hand right now is the middle of summer in Australia, so today Australia it is. On a calm winter day with blue skies the coastlines and ...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flap & spoiler angle to wing sweep on current jet liners.
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

Re: Flap & spoiler angle to wing sweep on current jet liners.

1084506,1380700 Random trivia: I once heard a B-52 pilot say that B-52s have two flap settings: Up, or Down. Also, flap extension and retraction time was measured with the hour hand. Someone on this site once described a much smaller aircraft, perhaps a single-engined Beech or Piper, as having only...

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by TSS
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you could visit any country tomorrow, what country would it be?
Replies: 66
Views: 3870

Re: If you could visit any country tomorrow, what country would it be?

My first choices in general would be either Ireland or Scotland, but I doubt that either could be best appreciated in the dead of winter as it is now. On the other hand right now is the middle of summer in Australia, so today Australia it is.

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by TSS
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1200

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

AirWorthy99 wrote:
I am kind of lost, what's the theme of the OP? Russian propaganda? Gender identity? Superbowl? 2020 election? :confused: :confused:


Ads will run during the Superbowl about the 2020 election filled with Russian propaganda about gender identity.

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by TSS
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Art Deco Mill in Southampton, England to be Demolished

1. The mill IS NOT Art Deco. The only style it has is 1930s Industrial, which shares the design elements of straight lines and right angles with Art Deco because buildings are easier to build that way. Art Deco is also typified by strong horizontal motifs and rounded corners, of which this building ...

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by TSS
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S
Replies: 109
Views: 9708

Re: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S

Me and my family go frequent from our home in stockholm region to Alicante spain. As suggested earlier, there should be a commission made up of ideologically sound commissars to whom you will submit your travel plan. They will evalue your request and decide if you deserve to travel for the second t...

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by TSS
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Neir's Tavern in Queens, New York Staying Open
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Neir's Tavern in Queens, New York Staying Open

My big question is why, over 190 years of operation, did none of the owners of the tavern think to buy the building in which it is located? It must have been up for sale several times over that span of time. Yes, New York City area real estate has always been comparatively expensive, but it didn't ...

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by TSS
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S
Replies: 109
Views: 9708

Re: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S

I fully support flight shaming for non-rural EAS towns. The US government pays millions for sometimes up to 6 empty flights a day that could be driven in an hour or less to nearby larger cities. One of the most egregious examples of EAS abuse was (I think it was cut in the last review) Macon, Georg...

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by TSS
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Fox News-Republican party connection is confirmed
Replies: 129
Views: 3562

Re: The Fox News-Republican party connection is confirmed

Just another day ending in y. There are no other major conservative-leaning outlets (plus it's well known that Fox News's owners and managers are also conservative), so it's only logical that Fox News captures a larger conservative audience. The only thing this is showing is that non-conservatives ...

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by TSS
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Neir's Tavern in Queens, New York Staying Open
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Neir's Tavern in Queens, New York Staying Open

My big question is why, over 190 years of operation, did none of the owners of the tavern think to buy the building in which it is located? It must have been up for sale several times over that span of time. Yes, New York City area real estate has always been comparatively expensive, but it didn't s...

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by TSS
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?
Replies: 53
Views: 2214

Re: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?

Nissan is Japanese for Ford ;) Mazda is Japanese for Ford. Nissan is Japanese for Renault. Nonav isn’t what it used to be. Understatement of the century, I get it. Too much politics and too few posters has me reminiscing for the carefree days of KROC, LHMark, Matt D, and Superfly of course. Anyone ...

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by TSS
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: High end mall for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 894

Re: High end mall for sale

Lots of malls all across the USA, many relatively new, are closed and for sale.

These guys explore abandoned buildings, malls among them- https://www.youtube.com/user/TheProperPeople

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by TSS
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S
Replies: 109
Views: 9708

Re: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S

How about the fact that flying is more efficient means of travel then by truck/automobile? https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/111894/103194.pdf The people that I refer to as "Hair Shirt Activists", those who want to make a big show of the sacrifices they're making in ...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Male Birth Control Gel?
Replies: 24
Views: 734

Re: New Male Birth Control Gel?

But you’ve sold he on the idea that right wing anti-choicer men would then own their own reproductive issues so they’d lose their ability to slut shame every female that decides an abortion is their only viable choice. I don't disagree with you on the possibility of permanent side effects. I am, ho...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Male Birth Control Gel?
Replies: 24
Views: 734

Re: New Male Birth Control Gel?

This is great but..... This still does nothing for the transmission of STIs and does nothing for the "every life is sacred" and "we must save every pregnancy ever" crowd. I am all for consenting adults being responsible and really hope this becomes a thing but I wonder what the ...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Male Birth Control Gel?
Replies: 24
Views: 734

New Male Birth Control Gel?

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Researchers at the University of Kansas are conducting a clinical trial for a form of male birth control and are now looking for couples to test it out. The birth control comes in the form of a gel applied to a man’s shoulder or arm daily. It’s a mix of testosterone and pro...

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by TSS
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Having feelings for a married woman
Replies: 70
Views: 4031

Re: Having feelings for a married woman

I really don't think there's an equivalent way for men to modulate their hormones without taking them down too much causing them to lose their benefits of being men (physical strength especially) or developing embarrassing feminine characteristics (like gynecomastia). Just know that feeling uncontr...

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by TSS
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas Closing

For what it's worth, I heard some reasonable-sounding speculation that the Hard Rock might reopen in one of the on-strip properties that have been changing hands recently in Las Vegas. Since the Hard Rock is currently way, way, way, (literally three blocks) off-strip, that could only be an improvem...

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by TSS
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Differences race separation laws USA South Africa 60s
Replies: 18
Views: 771

Re: Differences race separation laws USA South Africa 60s

It's also poorer overall, has had severe issues with water scarcity in recent years, and has a large variety of different languages spoken making universal communication difficult. Meanwhile in the US the parts of the country with no water have the means to deal with it, and people get up in arms w...

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by TSS
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pickup Truck Crashes Into Starbucks in Illinois
Replies: 32
Views: 1435

Re: Pickup Truck Crashes Into Starbucks in Illinois

All this hate on pickup trucks - if no people were injured, demolishing Starbucks would have been seen as a positive community service for crimes against coffee. I'm mostly just making sure the drivers on here need to be a bit more self conscious about being rude on the road. Maybe not everyone is ...

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by TSS
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pickup Truck Crashes Into Starbucks in Illinois
Replies: 32
Views: 1435

Re: Pickup Truck Crashes Into Starbucks in Illinois

All those large trucks and SUV can't help the state of roads, there should be a tax on them for that reason if nothing else. When I visited California recently I was happy to have rented a large SUV, it smoothed the holes in the road quite well. Despite what you might have heard, unladen full-sized...

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by TSS
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas Closing

For what it's worth, I heard some reasonable-sounding speculation that the Hard Rock might reopen in one of the on-strip properties that have been changing hands recently in Las Vegas. Since the Hard Rock is currently way, way, way, (literally three blocks) off-strip, that could only be an improvem...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 12849

Re: Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas Closing

For what it's worth, I heard some reasonable-sounding speculation that the Hard Rock might reopen in one of the on-strip properties that have been changing hands recently in Las Vegas. Since the Hard Rock is currently way, way, way, (literally three blocks) off-strip, that could only be an improveme...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening
Replies: 43
Views: 3566

Re: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening

Well you made me have to go look and see about the Chrysler Bldg.... Found this interesting article/blog: https://narratively.com/prohibited-panoramas/ I like its suggestion that you can open a new observation deck and not just stick with the old one. Still mentions that the building is very under-...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished
Replies: 21
Views: 1021

Re: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished

That hideous thing has a second floor? I've driven by several times, I'd never imagined... Who would want to work in there? Waco's always been a bit... you-know-what but that building is hideous by any standard. Even Austin wouldn't want it! I was just speculating on a second floor based on the hei...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language
Replies: 24
Views: 904

Re: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language

Hocus Pocus by Focus :) Dude... ya gotta include a link to the video on that one because the whipper-snappers around here will have never heard, or even heard of, it- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8sEo53HYtE Now we know why the Dutch Invasion wasn't nearly as successful as the British Invasion. ...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished
Replies: 21
Views: 1021

Re: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished

That's hideous. I'd swing the first wrecking ball. I take it the "Logan's Run" look isn't quite your style? http://nerdalicious.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/logans-run-city-a1.jpg Seriously though, the complete lack of natural light on the second floor plus a likely need to update ev...

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by TSS
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language
Replies: 24
Views: 904

Re: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language

johns624 wrote:
Hocus Pocus by Focus :)


Dude... ya gotta include a link to the video on that one because the whipper-snappers around here will have never heard, or even heard of, it- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8sEo53HYtE

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished
Replies: 21
Views: 1021

Re: Iconic Round Bank Building Near Waco, TX to be Demolished

That's hideous. I'd swing the first wrecking ball. I take it the "Logan's Run" look isn't quite your style? http://nerdalicious.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/logans-run-city-a1.jpg Seriously though, the complete lack of natural light on the second floor plus a likely need to update ev...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language
Replies: 24
Views: 904

Re: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language

How often do you see someone play a table harp or a 5-string violin? Отава Ё - Про Ивана (русское готическое R'N'B) Otava Yo - Groove- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbBU06irWT8 How often do you see someone twirl a caber? Отава Ё – Сумецкая (русские частушки под драку) Otava Yo - Russian Couplets ...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language
Replies: 24
Views: 904

Re: Favorite Songs Not In Your Native Language

How often do you see someone play a table harp or a 5-string violin? Отава Ё - Про Ивана (русское готическое R'N'B) Otava Yo - Groove- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbBU06irWT8 How often do you see someone twirl a caber? Отава Ё – Сумецкая (русские частушки под драку) Otava Yo - Russian Couplets W...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?
Replies: 32
Views: 1762

Re: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Never underestimate the power of a teenage girl to get under the skin of bunch of 40+ year old men. Yep, HOW DARE WE object to what is, in the eyes of many, a perfectly legitimate movement resorting to the underhanded and nakedly manipulative tactic of using a 15 year old au...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marchi's in New York City Closed After 90 Years
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Marchi's in New York City Closed After 90 Years

Apparently the "gimmick" is still working, but the current owners are tired of working the gimmick: “My in-laws opened in the 1930s, during the depression,” said Christine Marchi. The clientele is loyal but it’s time to shut down. “It’s been 90 years! Don’t you think we deserve it?” March...

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by TSS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?
Replies: 32
Views: 1762

Re: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Never underestimate the power of a teenage girl to get under the skin of bunch of 40+ year old men. Yep, HOW DARE WE object to what is, in the eyes of many, a perfectly legitimate movement resorting to the underhanded and nakedly manipulative tactic of using a 15 year old au...

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