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by Aesma
Sat May 15, 2010 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2010: Monaco Grand Prix!
Replies: 125
Views: 8361

RE: F1 2010: Monaco Grand Prix!

Big crash for Alonso ! The car is in bad shape.

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Flight Record Attempt - Who's Coming Along?
Replies: 32
Views: 5220

RE: 100 Flight Record Attempt - Who's Coming Along?

Oh so it's an unlimited offer or something like that ?

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 17284

RE: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?

Wow, so no control for the examiner, I would be nervous too !

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drawing The American Flag Offensive?
Replies: 35
Views: 4222

RE: Drawing The American Flag Offensive?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NIKV69" class="quote" target="_blank">NIKV69</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Unfortunately it seems most college professo...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 17284

RE: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJetForLife" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJetForLife</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>Passed my road test on the f...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time
Replies: 26
Views: 8851

RE: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time

BTW when you make such times, you're risking your life because the safety features of the circuit are pretty poor, so apart from Porsche, Nissan and now Ferrari, nobody really tries to beat the record or it would already have happened, with a car not looking at all like a <acronym title="GB Airways ...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time
Replies: 26
Views: 8851

RE: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time

First it's a 7 minutes lap, a long circuit, so 20s is not so far fetched. The record on the Nordschleife is almost 30 years old, at 6 minutes 11s with a Porsche 956 (a Group C sports-prototype racing car, 800Kg, 635hp, not to be confused with the 959). Acording to wikipedia : <table border="0" align...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Flight Record Attempt - Who's Coming Along?
Replies: 32
Views: 5220

RE: 100 Flight Record Attempt - Who's Coming Along?

Man, you're crazy !

How come it can only cost so little ?

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drawing The American Flag Offensive?
Replies: 35
Views: 4222

RE: Drawing The American Flag Offensive?

This story is pretty stupid. However, the worst part is not the story, but the fact that this is news. Surely there must be something better to waste our time on.

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage
Replies: 146
Views: 7113

RE: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage

In France it's a little different than in other countries because marriage is not a religious institution in the books. In fact a religious marriage done before the civil marriage is illegal, and the priest/imam/whatever can go to prison for that. Marriage is a civil institution of the Republic, so ...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 17284

RE: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/newark777" class="quote" target="_blank">newark777</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>My high school drivers ed class was on...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Place To Take Kids During Summer
Replies: 3
Views: 2551

RE: Place To Take Kids During Summer

I'd start with air shows :d

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Los Angeles Boycott's AZ Over Immigration Law
Replies: 144
Views: 7371

RE: Los Angeles Boycott's AZ Over Immigration Law

So, what do they do when you "look alien" but don't have papers because you actually ARE NOT alien ?

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time
Replies: 26
Views: 8851

RE: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time

I read some accounts of owners who said they gave up after a few loops on a circuit. And by that I mean they had to buy new ones (not covered by the warranty it seems). The problem being those cars are too heavy. Targa Tasmania is not on a track but on a road, it's not the same (and the nurb is more...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage
Replies: 146
Views: 7113

RE: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/babybus" class="quote" target="_blank">babybus</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Off course the Pope has to reinforce the c...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage
Replies: 146
Views: 7113

RE: Pope Blasts Gay Marriage

I don't like this pope at all but to be fair he talked about it because it is a current subject where he was : <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Portugal, long viewed as deeply conservative,...

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by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2010 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time
Replies: 26
Views: 8851

RE: 911 GT2 RS - 620hp, 7m:18sec 'Ring Time

I love the 911, however I'm more inclined for the GT3 <acronym title="Oman Royal Flight">RS</acronym>, but I have to admit, this GT2 is not too heavy, nicely done. I wish they would go fight on a more conventional track however, where much lighter and less powerful cars have their chances. Not the t...

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by Aesma
Thu May 13, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF A380 On CDG-LHR-CDG
Replies: 239
Views: 34697

RE: AF A380 On CDG-LHR-CDG

Interesting. I just noticed there also is an ATR 72 on the route, I'd like to try that bird too, but it doesn't seem possible to make it.

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 17284

RE: How Long Did It Take You To Learn To Drive?

Didn't know there was drivers ed in US high schools. Here I don't know if it would make sense, since you can't drive alone before 18. We have a little training and test for the bicycle and another later for the scooter (you have to be 14), but nothing like the real driver license, which many people ...

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are The Camaro, Sky And Solstice Carbon Fiber?
Replies: 37
Views: 4387

RE: Are The Camaro, Sky And Solstice Carbon Fiber?

Maybe people prefer the Camaro because it has some rear room ?

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 Random Songs From Your Ipod
Replies: 54
Views: 4463

RE: 5 Random Songs From Your Ipod

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/afterburner" class="quote" target="_blank">afterburner</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I don't have an iPod. Can I use my c...

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $172M For Paul Allen's 303ft Tatoosh
Replies: 3
Views: 2644

RE: $172M For Paul Allen's 303ft Tatoosh

Maybe he just wants to make some people happy with a cheap boat or five (there are lots of boats on the Tatoosh).

:D

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When You Need Someone To Carry Your Bags
Replies: 4
Views: 3116

RE: When You Need Someone To Carry Your Bags

That's why those people just shouldn't be allowed to speak, they don't deserve it.

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Oil Spill Spreads To East Coast, Is BP Done?
Replies: 66
Views: 5902

RE: If Oil Spill Spreads To East Coast, Is BP Done?

I don't buy Nike or GAP either, if that's what you mean. I'm not saying BP is worse than the bunch, but they're certainly no better (even if they try to appear to be).

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Oil Spill Spreads To East Coast, Is BP Done?
Replies: 66
Views: 5902

RE: If Oil Spill Spreads To East Coast, Is BP Done?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>why boycott <acronym title="Air Botswa...

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roman Polanski Claims "Extradition Unfair"
Replies: 51
Views: 3862

RE: Roman Polanski Claims "Extradition Unfair"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>The social contract deems that those sen...

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by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cost Of IPad In The UK
Replies: 41
Views: 11859

RE: Cost Of IPad In The UK

Apple is too good at marketing (and brainwashing) to make any meaningful comparison.

I don't think the iPad is a piece of crap, I think it's OK, however I'm sure a lot of people buy it without an use for it, skewing the stats.

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by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Your Favorite Locomotive?
Replies: 84
Views: 30216

RE: What Your Favorite Locomotive?

I don't really like trains, too slow too low <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> My favorite is the first TGV set, the front looks a little like a plane cockpit don't you think ? <a href="http://hfr-rehost.net/...

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by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With Question For A Final!
Replies: 6
Views: 5538

RE: Help With Question For A Final!

I guess you have to talk about people/organizations who are bad while being inlaws, if you don't you have not much to talk about. Maybe also, as other have pointed out, that what defines an inlaw/outlaw is the law, which can be unfair, especially in the past.

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by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car-lover Buried Under One-ton Granite BMW
Replies: 9
Views: 3771

RE: Car-lover Buried Under One-ton Granite BMW

The BMW is ugly. However if that's what the family wanted, good for them.

Now the embalmed guy...well, for starters I never saw an embalmed person in real life, open gasket is not common here, so I already find that creepy. But looking alive like that, brrr !

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by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cost Of IPad In The UK
Replies: 41
Views: 11859

RE: Cost Of IPad In The UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klaus" class="quote" target="_blank">Klaus</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>That is his claim to make – and apparently ove...

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by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Turn Of Events
Replies: 20
Views: 3062

RE: Interesting Turn Of Events

As long as you don't fly intoxicated...

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid
Replies: 120
Views: 17825

RE: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid

I thought the tanker would be assembled in the US anyway ?

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk (Part 2)
Replies: 87
Views: 34607

RE: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk (Part 2)

I don't really agree with the argument that he didn't pressure them. Sure, he didn't go to the cockpit, but that doesn't mean there wasn't pressure.

I also read somewhere that there was a third recorder.

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Turkey's Defense Shopping List
Replies: 2
Views: 4303

RE: Turkey's Defense Shopping List

We all know that an arms deal is very political. Turkey wants in the EU, some countries in the EU including France don't want to hear about it, so I don't understand why Turkey buys so much US hardware, it doesn't help their case. The funny thing is that the US are also pushing for Turkey in the EU ...

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid
Replies: 120
Views: 17825

RE: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid

Surely for such a big order production could be restarted ? It was stopped very recently.

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk (Part 2)
Replies: 87
Views: 34607

RE: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk (Part 2)

Maybe the Poles made a copy of the recordings to be safe but only the Russians are qualified to analyze the data ?

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by Aesma
Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid
Replies: 120
Views: 17825

RE: Boeing Reaction To EADS's Tanker Bid

If small and cheap is the deal, why EADS doesn't offer the A310 ?

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by Aesma
Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netanyahu Pulls Out Of US Nuclear Summit...
Replies: 97
Views: 5803

RE: Netanyahu Pulls Out Of US Nuclear Summit...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCol" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCol</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>It depends how they go about it. If Israel s...

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by Aesma
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4981

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AlexEU" class="quote" target="_blank">AlexEU</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>Therefore Orthodox Christianty doesnt have a...

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by Aesma
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 15 Y.O. Girl Beaten Into A Coma By 15 Y.O. Boy
Replies: 12
Views: 5523

RE: 15 Y.O. Girl Beaten Into A Coma By 15 Y.O. Boy

The story behind the story demonstrates 15 years old are not the same as adults. The boy did this, and I'm not excusing what he did, because the girl texted his girlfriend something bad about his recently deceased brother.

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by Aesma
Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4981

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Hywel" class="quote" target="_blank">Hywel</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>Let's say that there was a scandal in the UK w...

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by Aesma
Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Orders Hospital Visitation Rights For Gays,
Replies: 84
Views: 5346

RE: Obama Orders Hospital Visitation Rights For Gays,

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Marriage contracts have separate legal and...

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by Aesma
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea Partiers Wealthier/more Educated...
Replies: 171
Views: 5173

RE: Tea Partiers Wealthier/more Educated...

The poll was about "Tea Party supporters". They didn't actually go to a protest to poll people there. So I would say those supporters with high income are not those we see on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> (yeah, even in France they made the news with their guns and beards an...

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by Aesma
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4981

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/falstaff" class="quote" target="_blank">falstaff</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>Not really. Keeping the sexes seperate i...

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by Aesma
Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4981

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

This part talks about cases where girls are involved : <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/12/world/main6389019.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/12/world/main6389019.shtml</a> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" f...

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by Aesma
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Tea Party Crashers & Saboteurs
Replies: 66
Views: 4848

RE: The Tea Party Crashers & Saboteurs

The problem with using the word socialist/socialism in the US is that it is a pejorative word, supposed to make people think you're Stalin or Mao. In France, it is not pejorative, the socialist party being the first or second party in the country, and it's actually being called a conservative that i...

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by Aesma
Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"
Replies: 79
Views: 4981

RE: Vatican: "It's The Gays, Not The Celibacy"

<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="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Just to stir the pot, most of the victiums o...

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by Aesma
Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Delays International IPad Release
Replies: 12
Views: 2769

RE: Apple Delays International IPad Release

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Do you still have a 19" CRT <acronym tit...

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by Aesma
Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Buying A Ipad?
Replies: 174
Views: 8119

RE: Who's Buying A Ipad?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/theredbaron" class="quote" target="_blank">theredbaron</a> (<a href="#142" class="quote">Reply 142</a>):<br/><i>Keyboards as we know them will d...

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