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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Posts $56 Million Net Loss For August
Replies: 36
Views: 7192

RE: UAL Posts $56 Million Net Loss For August

<i>Off topic, but how come the LCCs seem to be on financial easy street? Don't their jets also use expensive fuel?</i> In a generalized nutshell, the answer for the more successful LCC's is less fleet, a more flexible business model, the use of alternative airports, intuitive products resulting in e...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To NGO In 2005!
Replies: 20
Views: 5034

RE: UA To NGO In 2005!

Great <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> news following service to Osaka! Haven't been to Nagoya since <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Nagoya - Komaki (NGO / RJNN), Japan">NGO</acr...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline From US To UK?
Replies: 32
Views: 11937

RE: Best Airline From US To UK?

Here are a couple of trip reports on transatlantic <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> service to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/47077/6/" target=_blank>http://www.air...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Seen Airlinersmeal.net
Replies: 7
Views: 2420

RE: Anyone Seen Airlinersmeal.net

I was thinking about taking a couple of pics of my meals on my last flight and posting them on the site. The site seems to be growing by the day.

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Chicago-Shanghai In May '05
Replies: 31
Views: 4740

RE: AA Chicago-Shanghai In May '05

This gives direct market competition to UA which has done well on this route. Good luck to both.

Competition never hurt anyone.  Big grin

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 3:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Flagship Flight Numbers - FL #'s 1 & 2
Replies: 36
Views: 6808

RE: Airline Flagship Flight Numbers - FL #'s 1 &am

That's what I thought as well... but wanted to make sure. Thanks for the clarification. Also, I didn't know there were two Air Asia's. I always thought Air Asia was a Malaysian-based low-cost, no-frills airline with <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</a...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 3:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stamps In Your Passport
Replies: 45
Views: 4516

RE: Stamps In Your Passport

Bogota, a friend of mine who I regularly travel with has to do the same thing as you. He holds an Indian passport and since the visas he applies for have multiple entry privileges, he oftentimes has to carry his older passport books to show validation. However in his most current passport, rather th...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Explain Freedom Rights
Replies: 11
Views: 2256

RE: Please Explain Freedom Rights

For more examples: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1667876" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1667876</a> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1666250" target=_blank>http://www.ai...

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by trickijedi
Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific MNL-LAX
Replies: 9
Views: 3780

RE: Cebu Pacific MNL-LAX

CX773, you may have more updated figures than I do. Last time I checked this was Jan 04 reporting figures for the end of 03. Load factors could very well have gone down since then.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pay For Biz/first?
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

RE: Pay For Biz/first?

I wouldn't pay for a First Class or Biz seat either, unless of course it's extremely cheap (ie. Asian based domestic airlines). But in some cases airlines do offer extremely discounted rates upgrade rates at the last minute, usually at check-in. Also when booking on-line, <acronym title="United Airl...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ANA Business Seats
Replies: 1
Views: 2394

RE: ANA Business Seats

My suggestion to you is to check out postings from the Trip Reports Forum. I have read many excellent (and detailed) flights on ANA. Then you can contact the authors directly and hopefully have your questions answered.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Know Anyone Who Has Never Flown...
Replies: 21
Views: 9572

RE: Know Anyone Who Has Never Flown...

There's really nothing to be stunned about... some people are just afraid of flying, no matter how much convincing they receive or how much proof they see. Just think of your worse fear and have an aficionado try to convince you that everything wil be ok... just try it once. I'll be like, "Hell no!"...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 767 ORD-PDX?
Replies: 6
Views: 2645

RE: UA 767 ORD-PDX?

UA used a 767 for the <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> route a while back. Was disspointed to see it leave or at least reduced. I'm guessing what you saw was a...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest Mistake At Work?
Replies: 27
Views: 2543

RE: Biggest Mistake At Work?

Accepting the position.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest United Airlines Offer
Replies: 5
Views: 2373

RE: Latest United Airlines Offer

RupesNZ, you really should take advantage of some of those great deals before they DISSAPEAR.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cebu Pacific MNL-LAX
Replies: 9
Views: 3780

RE: Cebu Pacific MNL-LAX

MNL-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippin...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI Customer Service Misery
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

RE: BMI Customer Service Misery

I understand what you mean. There is nothing more frustrating than having the feeling that you're not well taken care of by the airlines after pouring huge amounts of money into their business. Loyalty works both ways.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying To Kabul, Afghanistan!
Replies: 40
Views: 5863

RE: Flying To Kabul, Afghanistan!

I actually work woth someone who flies to Afghanistan 3 or 4 times a year and who has obviously flown Ariana as well. I always ask her about her trips and she tells me that Ariana actually isn't all that bad. I mean sure you're probably not going to get awesomely great service however I'm sure you w...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 772/744 Domestic Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 3851

RE: UA 772/744 Domestic Routes

Don't forget about LAX-SFO on a 744.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Respectful And Least Respected Jobs
Replies: 13
Views: 14909

RE: Most Respectful And Least Respected Jobs

Teachers all around the country are most underpraised and underpaid yet they are some of the most influencial people who have been a part of most of our lives. I respect them a great deal.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 23, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Have You Broken?
Replies: 26
Views: 2162

RE: How Many Have You Broken?

Bitches in heat shall be confined.

You're confined, bitch!

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KUL-LGK-KUL On AirAsia
Replies: 7
Views: 31480

RE: KUL-LGK-KUL On AirAsia

Nice report! I look forward to flying Air Asia, mainly for inexpensive flights.:D Will be booking soon. <i>A short while later, the flight attendant announced the flight was ready for boarding. We joined a line and prepared ourselves for open seating.</i> In a bit more detail, how bad was the rush w...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Singapore Girl' Behind-the-Scenes
Replies: 26
Views: 14843

RE: 'Singapore Girl' Behind-the-Scenes

<i>I had heard that the Singapore Girls were robotic and stiff, and I recently flew four legs on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and I found that not to be true at all if the passenger shows some politeness or interest in their culture.</i> Although 4 flights is certainly enough to ...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD11 Show On TV Tonight
Replies: 23
Views: 8414

RE: MD11 Show On TV Tonight

6AM for the show to come on? Seriously?

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Singapore Girl' Behind-the-Scenes
Replies: 26
Views: 14843

RE: 'Singapore Girl' Behind-the-Scenes

USAToday for a while had a run on "How To Be A Singapore Airlines F/A" complete with interviews and all. The vid showed bits and pieces of the 4 month training program and requirements to be a Singapore Airlines Girl. I just checked and the link no longer works.  <img src="/discussions/graphics...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Loyal Are Frequent Flyer?
Replies: 12
Views: 2814

RE: How Loyal Are Frequent Flyer?

I am very loyal to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and will fly <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> whenever possible, particularly on international flights, even if the routing takes me a bit out of my way or the fare a little steeper than most. For example, last...

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Don't Fool Around In The Cockpit!
Replies: 42
Views: 11974

RE: Don't Fool Around In The Cockpit!

Man I haven't seen those pics in a while. Funny CVR rendition though.

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by trickijedi
Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United American Airlines?
Replies: 34
Views: 8072

RE: United American Airlines?

Check out this thread. https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1715192/4/ You may find it of interest.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?
Replies: 18
Views: 5747

RE: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?

9V-SVC, would you mind me asking how much the fare was for your flight? I am entertaining thoughts of flying JAL as well as I've never tried JAL before. However, since I have many sectors to cover on the many cities I will be visiting in Asia, I have to price-conscious as well. And yes, a trip repor...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?
Replies: 18
Views: 5747

RE: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?

Aussie_, Although Sri Lankan Airlines' route map shows <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> as route they fly, I can't seem to find <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - Internat...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stockholm To USA
Replies: 14
Views: 2085

RE: Stockholm To USA

The staple of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> has always been SAS and IMO will always be. I doubt that any US-based carrier would touch this route anytime soon. Certainl...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charge For Changing Ticket?
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

RE: Charge For Changing Ticket?

Airline agents are usually pretty forgiving if all you want to do is catch an earlier flight on the same day. However, this is obviously based on availability of the earlier flight you want to catch. If it's wide open, there really shouldn't be a problem and most times the $100 fee will be waived. T...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has More Flights To South America?
Replies: 13
Views: 4751

RE: Who Has More Flights To South America?

AA has the most flights and the most passengers served to South America of all US-based carriers.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Surprising With This Pic?
Replies: 21
Views: 9039

RE: Whats Surprising With This Pic?

That door looks like it came straight out of the plane scrapyard.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Free Upgrades? Wow...
Replies: 28
Views: 5206

RE: Free Upgrades? Wow...

<i>I was upgraded once on a Singapore Airlines flight from Bangkok to Amsterdam. The trip to Thailand was in economy class, which I already found excellent, and for the flight back economy was overbooked</i> Levent, did you by chance have status with <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> ...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Screening - One Way Travel
Replies: 31
Views: 4026

RE: Security Screening - One Way Travel

I'm of the opinion that any type of special search happens purely by chance and has no bearing on what type of ticket one holds, which airline or whether one is an <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> member or not. I have only been searched once in the numerous times I have travelled (intl...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Jamaica And Champagne -
Replies: 15
Views: 3427

RE: Air Jamaica And Champagne -

Everyting always airee wid de champagne on board mon! Smokin cool

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Domestic Carrier Has The Best 1st Class?
Replies: 13
Views: 8073

RE: Which Domestic Carrier Has The Best 1st Class?

At some point, all US-based legacies are going to be comparable when flying first. Rarely would you ever receive extremely poor first class service as I'm sure the airlines will be the first ones to treat their F passengers with care (extreme care in the case of international flights  <img src=...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Buy On Board Food Program
Replies: 20
Views: 4480

RE: NW Buy On Board Food Program

Either option will set you back about the same amount of cash so if you ask me... go with your favorite dish at your favorite airport restaurant. Only problem is, you may have to wait unti everyone else starts eating which by that time, your food may be cold.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stamps In Your Passport
Replies: 45
Views: 4516

RE: Stamps In Your Passport

Lebanon cant count them

Soups, was this because you were holding a Lebanese passport?

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Did Your NFL Team Do Wk 2?
Replies: 25
Views: 2116

RE: How Did Your NFL Team Do Wk 2?

Hopefully the Vikings, playing on 6 days rest, will also be a bit slower come next Sunday. The Brears will also need to capitalize on THEIR turnovers.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Language Do You Speak?
Replies: 102
Views: 3596

RE: How Many Language Do You Speak?

English, Tagalog, a little Spanish and French. I also understand Cebuano.

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Second Car.....4Runner?
Replies: 62
Views: 2339

RE: Second Car.....4Runner?

A good friend of mine has a 2002 4Runner which I drive at least 6x a month (she hates driving in the city) excluding long road trips. As I'm sure everything on the newer 05 models have changed, the 02's are not very car-like both in feel and handling. Hitting potholes will nearly break your bones an...

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by trickijedi
Tue Sep 21, 2004 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Annoying Things...
Replies: 66
Views: 2075

RE: Annoying Things...

spyware




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by trickijedi
Mon Sep 20, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: "It Will Turn Left But It Won't Turn Right"
Replies: 8
Views: 3828

RE: "It Will Turn Left But It Won't Turn Right"

As if I was at the airport experiencing that with you... Excellent!

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by trickijedi
Sun Sep 19, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bunch Of Old Airport Pics (US Only)
Replies: 25
Views: 8344

RE: Bunch Of Old Airport Pics (US Only)

A bit of nostalgia in the air!

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by trickijedi
Sun Sep 19, 2004 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air First & Business Class Skybeds Revealed
Replies: 12
Views: 6556

RE: Gulf Air First & Business Class Skybeds Revealed

Very nice! F seats look spacious and comfy providing passengers with their own mini-living room so to speak. J seats look revolutionary and seem to have a more cushioned back. Of course looks can be deceiving. I hope they're comfortable.

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by trickijedi
Sat Sep 18, 2004 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Meal?
Replies: 24
Views: 1738

RE: Last Meal?

Maybe this site can give you some ideas http://www.adc.state.az.us/DeathRow/DeathPenaltyHistory.htm#LAST%20MEAL

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by trickijedi
Sat Sep 18, 2004 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guess The Cockpit - Type And Airline
Replies: 23
Views: 5166

RE: Guess The Cockpit - Type And Airline

FJWH, was going to email Bailey myself but you beat me to the punch. <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I wonder why he intentionally left the first two fields (airline and type) blank though. Btw, I still don't see the reg plate underneath the CRT's. Had I seen the <acro...

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by trickijedi
Sat Sep 18, 2004 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?
Replies: 18
Views: 5747

RE: Which Airlines Fly SIN-KUL?

Man these Air Asia flights are very inexpensive! YUL2010, although the bus is a good idea, it's very dificult to pass up these excellent Air Asia fares, not to mention an opportunity to discover and experience yet another airline. I appreciate the link for the hostel. <img src="/discussions/gra...

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