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by racko
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2013: Malaysian Grand Prix
Replies: 92
Views: 6208

RE: F1 2013: Malaysian Grand Prix

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/stealthz" class="quote" target="_blank">stealthz</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Just showed(again) a side of his charact...

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by racko
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2013: Malaysian Grand Prix
Replies: 92
Views: 6208

RE: F1 2013: Malaysian Grand Prix

Finally drivers ignoring stupid team orders.

That untamable desire to win is what divides the greats like Prost, Senna, Schumacher, Vettel and Alonso from the mediocre drivers like Rosberg and Webber.

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by racko
Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of New Mercedes S-Class Leaked
Replies: 46
Views: 4557

Pictures Of New Mercedes S-Class Leaked

Looking good. <a href="http://content.worldcarfans.co/2013/3/18/large/14747733291309731493.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://content.worldcarfans.co/2013/3/18/large/14747733291309731493.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://content.worldcarfans.co/2013/3/18/large/14747733291309731493.jpg" width=...

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by racko
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Not F70, Not F150: Ferrari LaFerrari
Replies: 36
Views: 3747

Not F70, Not F150: Ferrari LaFerrari

http://www.laferrari.com/en/



There you go. Silly name, nice car.

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by racko
Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Picture Of First A320 Sharklet For Lufthansa
Replies: 84
Views: 41690

RE: Picture Of First A320 Sharklet For Lufthansa

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwy04lga" class="quote" target="_blank">rwy04lga</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Boeing didn't invent winglets nor name t...

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by racko
Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Autobahns Vs. Highways With Speed Limits
Replies: 132
Views: 12617

RE: Autobahns Vs. Highways With Speed Limits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WildcatYXU" class="quote" target="_blank">WildcatYXU</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>If you, for example, compare the A5 be...

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by racko
Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway
Replies: 254
Views: 91051

Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway

https://twitter.com/RT_com/status/285006960309465088

 

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by racko
Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LH Based In FRA?
Replies: 70
Views: 17780

RE: Why Is LH Based In FRA?

Leipzig's problem wasn't the lack of an airport, it was being in the GDR. Every West-German city benefitted from being in the West while all Eastern cities have suffered from being in the East.

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by racko
Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LH Based In FRA?
Replies: 70
Views: 17780

RE: Why Is LH Based In FRA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Semaex" class="quote" target="_blank">Semaex</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>That is very true, but looking at the histor...

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i> In other news 22 kids where stabbed in a scho...

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

Shooter apparently killed his parent in New Jersey and then drove to his hometown and shot up the school.

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHX787" class="quote" target="_blank">PHX787</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>I guarantee you if someone tried to pull cra...

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SoJo" class="quote" target="_blank">SoJo</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Nice attitude L-188. So, from your post you're o...

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

AP: Shooter is a 20 year old man "with connections to the school", weapon used is a .223 rifle.

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CT School Shooting
Replies: 209
Views: 7726

RE: CT School Shooting

So sad...an elementary school  

I am lost for words.

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by racko
Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New BMW M6 Gran Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 3659

RE: New BMW M6 Gran Coupe

Yes, it is silver and has 4 doors.

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by racko
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New BMW M6 Gran Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 3659

RE: New BMW M6 Gran Coupe

Silver. <a href="http://www.6post.com/goodiesforyou/m/m6grancoupe/sneakpreview/dsc03660.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.6post.com/goodiesforyou/m/m6grancoupe/sneakpreview/dsc03660.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.6post.com/goodiesforyou/m/m6grancoupe/sneakpreview/dsc03660.jpg" wid...

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by racko
Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New BMW M6 Gran Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 3659

New BMW M6 Gran Coupe

They're pretty busy right now. Same specs as M5/M6. <center> <a href="http://www.6post.com/goodiesforyou/m/m6grancoupe/release/exterior/P90108969_highRes.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.6post.com/goodiesforyou/m/m6grancoupe/release/exterior/P90108969_highRes.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="...

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by racko
Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW 4-Series Revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 3971

RE: BMW 4-Series Revealed

<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="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>I never understood the extreme distaste some...

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by racko
Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW 4-Series Revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 3971

RE: BMW 4-Series Revealed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wagz" class="quote" target="_blank">wagz</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I've heard there will be an <acronym title="Avio...

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by racko
Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW 4-Series Revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 3971

RE: BMW 4-Series Revealed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BMI727" class="quote" target="_blank">BMI727</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>But for God's sake fix the rest of their numbe...

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by racko
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW 4-Series Revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 3971

BMW 4-Series Revealed

Yes, it's called a "concept", but recent history tells us that these "close to release" BMW concepts are what the final product will look like. So here you go: <a href="http://www.f30post.com/goodiesforyou/4/f32/concept/905am63/exterior/P90108556-highRes.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.f30...

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by racko
Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palestine Granted Non-member State In UN
Replies: 202
Views: 6626

RE: Palestine Granted Non-member State In UN

Fun fact about Palestinians having to recognize the right to exist of Israel. Likud, the party of Netanyahu, does not recognize the right to exist of Palestine: <i>"The Government of Israel flatly rejects the establishment of a Palestinian Arab state west of the Jordan river."</i> <a href="http://ww...

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by racko
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix
Replies: 109
Views: 5942

RE: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EZEIZA" class="quote" target="_blank">EZEIZA</a> (<a href="#94" class="quote">Reply 94</a>):<br/><i>There's obviously controversy if they have t...

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by racko
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix
Replies: 109
Views: 5942

RE: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix

Nobody messed up. Nothing went wrong. There was a car parked in turn 3 (the corner leading into the straight). That's why there were yellow flags there. After the parked car, there was a green flag, marking the end of the yellow flag zone, and then Vettel overtook Vergne. Nothing controversial about...

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by racko
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions In The Israel/ Palestine Conflict
Replies: 92
Views: 5573

RE: Questions In The Israel/ Palestine Conflict

I don't think most people have any particular problem with what Israel does within its own territory. The problem lies beyond the 1967 borders - which the world considers "not Israel", but rather occupied territory.

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by racko
Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix
Replies: 109
Views: 5942

RE: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i> Is that even the same lap? Also, what's t...

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by racko
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix
Replies: 109
Views: 5942

RE: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix

God Ferrari and its Fans are pathetic. Trying to manufacture controversy where there is none. "Green flag? Who cares? He must have done something wrong, how could Saint Alonso otherwise have lost!" Already looking forward to next year, if the current trend continues Massa will be faster than Alonso,...

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by racko
Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix
Replies: 109
Views: 5942

RE: F1 2012: Brazilian Grand Prix

In this race - It rained. Ferrari was praying for rain. - Alonso got moved up the grid on the clean side because of the Maldonado penalty - Vettel gets wedged between his team mate and the pit wall at the start - Vettel has a collision in lap 1, putting him in last place and severely damaging his ca...

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by racko
Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: United States Grand Prix
Replies: 64
Views: 3640

RE: F1 2012: United States Grand Prix

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/na" class="quote" target="_blank">na</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Nothing is more boring in sport than to see the same ...

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by racko
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Tasting And Healthiest Artificial Sweetener
Replies: 12
Views: 5399

RE: Best Tasting And Healthiest Artificial Sweetener

Carbonated water for me makes soda etc. completely unnecessary, but it's not really popular in most countries.

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by racko
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns.
Replies: 87
Views: 3187

RE: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns.

I'm pretty sure on the list of "woman the Director of the CIA shouldn't have an affair with" journalist comes right after that "that sweet secretary working at the Chinese embassy".

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by racko
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns.
Replies: 87
Views: 3187

RE: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">blueflyer</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The other question is who he was having ...

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by racko
Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Poised To Win 303 Electoral Votes
Replies: 41
Views: 2259

RE: Obama Poised To Win 303 Electoral Votes

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdpGd74DrBM&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdpGd74DrBM&feature=youtu.be</a> If all voting machines work like this it'll be a Romney landslide.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smili...

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by racko
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Replies: 76
Views: 3917

RE: F1 2012: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bill142" class="quote" target="_blank">Bill142</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>How does a fuel cell become I accessible a...

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by racko
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Replies: 76
Views: 3917

RE: F1 2012: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

BUT IT'S EVIL VETTEL!!!1

And when evil Vettel is at work, even something as mundane as "you can get your car out of parc ferme whenever you want" becomes an evil conspiracy!

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by racko
Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Unemployment Rises To 7.9%
Replies: 139
Views: 3447

RE: US Unemployment Rises To 7.9%

Don't you usually compare unemployment numbers to the same month last year to eliminate seasonal effects? At least that's how it is done here.

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by racko
Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Romney Opens Lead In Ohio
Replies: 230
Views: 5812

RE: Romney Opens Lead In Ohio

The people who have a vested financial interest in getting their predictions right seem to be quite certain which way this thing is going to go: <a href="http://www.oddschecker.com/specials/politics-and-election/us-presidential-election/winner" target="_blank">http://www.oddschecker.com/specials/......

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by racko
Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spot On Article: Apple's Software/Hardware Divide
Replies: 5
Views: 1475

RE: Spot On Article: Apple's Software/Hardware Divide

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/D+L+X" class="quote" target="_blank">D L X</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>And something new for Samsung to eventual...

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by racko
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Makes Major Exec Changes
Replies: 13
Views: 2204

RE: Apple Makes Major Exec Changes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I like the lack of chintz and glitter in iOS</...

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by racko
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Announces New Nexus Products
Replies: 21
Views: 2578

RE: Google Announces New Nexus Products

I don't really see why they should be able to demand a premium price for a product manufactured in sweatshops in Asia. Let's reserve premium pricing for actual premium products. Smartphones are terribly overpriced, just look at the profit margins Apple and Samsung are getting.

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by racko
Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Makes Major Exec Changes
Replies: 13
Views: 2204

RE: Apple Makes Major Exec Changes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/baldwin471" class="quote" target="_blank">baldwin471</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Maybe in iOS7 the design might actuall...

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by racko
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Announces New Nexus Products
Replies: 21
Views: 2578

RE: Google Announces New Nexus Products

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jetsgo" class="quote" target="_blank">Jetsgo</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Absolutely amazing, especially the Nexus 4. Wi...

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by racko
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2012: India
Replies: 40
Views: 2500

RE: F1 2012: India

Evil Vettel driving faster than Saint Alonso again.    

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by racko
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Announces New Nexus Products
Replies: 21
Views: 2578

Google Announces New Nexus Products

With the presentation cancelled due to the Hurricane, Google just announced their new range of Nexus products: <b>Nexus 4</b> - 4,7" display Smartphone <b>Nexus 7</b> - 7" tablet <b>Nexus 10</b> - 10" tablet They all tick off the usual boxes, up-to-date specs for all of them as far as I can see. All...

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by racko
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World
Replies: 60
Views: 3745

RE: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World

<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="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>Quoting racko (Reply 47): What do you mean...

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by racko
Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World
Replies: 60
Views: 3745

RE: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World

<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="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>which really isn't true anymore, most auto...

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by racko
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World
Replies: 60
Views: 3745

RE: Questions About Speed Limits Around The World

Germany: in-town: 50 km/h out of town, no barrier in the middle: 100 km/h out of town, barrier in the middle: none <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rabenschlag" class="quote" ta...

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by racko
Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Invitations For Rumoured IPad Mini Sent Out
Replies: 46
Views: 2872

RE: Invitations For Rumoured IPad Mini Sent Out

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/D+L+X" class="quote" target="_blank">D L X</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Quoting racko (Reply 29): All models are getti...

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