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by Qb001
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Kerry's Elected
Replies: 53
Views: 2290

RE: If Kerry's Elected

If Kerry wins, I have a suggestion to all the bushies. They could always move to a country where life meets their expectations: - Religion is everywhere (politics, schools, public life, etc); - They believe in a strong army, including possessing nuclear weapons; - They believe death penalty is a for...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PBS Frontline: Rumsfeld's War
Replies: 17
Views: 1051

RE: PBS Frontline: Rumsfeld's War

I've always said that Frontline is the best information program, at least in North America. It saw it last night and, once again, it was up to my expectation: excellent narrative, excellent point of view and excellent documentation. Rumsfell didn't help his cause by refusing to answer Frontline's qu...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Abortion Still Legal?
Replies: 79
Views: 3259

RE: Why Is Abortion Still Legal?

It's so nice to see yall guys making decision for women. I'm sure women should be very glad that you are there to make decision for them. After all, don't we all know that they are totally unable to make decision by themselves. Who would have believed that in 2004, some guys would still think like 1...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 27, 2004 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Respond To O.F.F. Scandal Report
Replies: 17
Views: 1759

RE: French Respond To O.F.F. Scandal Report

That's it?

It seems to me that most of the scandal involves American companies and individuals.

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy From The Left?
Replies: 27
Views: 2268

RE: Hypocrisy From The Left?

<b>So you're saying that even if Kerry is wrong (which is very likely because there's no data supporting his claim) the bigger issue is how the GOP distorts his erroneous statements. Please. Why is Kerry's distortion of the truth any lesser an issue than the GOP's purported distortion of Kerry's unt...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ann Coulter Attacked!
Replies: 103
Views: 3165

RE: Ann Coulter Attacked!

Just to make one point clear here. The origin of throwing cream pies in the face of pompous individuals (remember Bill Gates) is found in anarchist groups in Belgium. In other words, the guys who threw it to that fasco-bimbo are not liberals, unless you define "liberal" as anyone who's not a republi...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No French Vaccine Boycott?!
Replies: 23
Views: 1943

RE: No French Vaccine Boycott?!

Don't be a hypocrite!
if you BOYCOTT
the FRENCH
don't take their FLU
VACCINE!


As Charles De Gaulle once said : "Vaste programme" (quite a program)!

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Name The October Surprise
Replies: 12
Views: 1794

Name The October Surprise

<i>"We've got to make it sure that we - that we lose none of the close states that we won in 2000 - Florida or Ohio or Colorado or Nevada or New Hampshire, but - and you also gotta have a couple of surprises and we've got a couple of surprises that we intend to spring." - Karl Rove to Sean Hannity o...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Seen Osama?
Replies: 37
Views: 2262

RE: Anyone Seen Osama?

I read something about him two days ago, but I just can't remember well (now the loud sound that you're hearing, it's me banging my head on the wall). Anyway, US intelligence knows where he is: in the mountains of western Pakistan (the article I referred to even mention the name of that place). But ...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy From The Left?
Replies: 27
Views: 2268

RE: Hypocrisy From The Left?

<b>Genius, how can I prove that Kerry's supposition is wrong? If Kerry is making the statement shouldn't it be up to him to back it up? I've already said that the IRS website doesn't have 2003 figure up yet. I guess Senator Kerry looks into his magic ball and has access to the figures that are in qu...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy From The Left?
Replies: 27
Views: 2268

RE: Hypocrisy From The Left?

<b>I find your signature line very humerous - instead of providing fact, you support your position with suppositions.</b> I'm glad you find my signature humourous. If you could only understand it's irony, that would be even better. <b>There is no way to provide 2003 numbers because the IRS hasn't pu...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy From The Left?
Replies: 27
Views: 2268

RE: Hypocrisy From The Left?

N6376m, Sorry, but your case is far, very far, from being convincing. Not that the numbers you put up are innacurate. But it takes a comparison, say betwen 2001 and 2003, to contradict what I wrote. For instance, you should have posted something similar to this: 2001: <b>top 1 % of taxpayers earned ...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 26, 2004 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy From The Left?
Replies: 27
Views: 2268

RE: Hypocrisy From The Left?

<b>Recently, John Kerry gave a speech in which he claimed Americans are actually paying more taxes under Bush, despite the tax cuts. </b> This is typical, Republican fact twisting. What Kerry said actually is that middle-call Americans now pay a larger share of the entire tax burden than they used t...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Here Been To Cuba?
Replies: 26
Views: 3611

RE: Has Anyone Here Been To Cuba?

Been there twice, Varadero and Gardalavaca (keep the cow !) Nice place, beautiful people, good cigars, excellent rhum (although I've discovered that en enjoy my Montecristo #4 with a glass of brandy rather than with a glass of rhum). Beaches are superb, but forget the waves, at least the places I've...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC YYZ To ZRH Cancelled Or Suspended?
Replies: 54
Views: 6857

RE: AC YYZ To ZRH Cancelled Or Suspended?

This thread is pathetic, there are no other words for it. It started with a very benign question, and it turned out to become a <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> and <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> bash fest...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sat'd Night Guess: What A.net Crew Member?
Replies: 8
Views: 2383

RE: Sat'd Night Guess: What A.net Crew Member?

If you're referring to the dog, than it must be KROC...

That's mean. I think, Schoenorama, that you owe some excuses.





















To the dog, of course...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

RE: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

<b>does it seriously scare you</b> Not in the sense that I lose sleep at night. But it does take me aback sometimes, big time. A top aide to GWB recently confessed to a NY Times journalist that reality cannot be understood, as the USA, as an empire, creates its own reality (hence everything in Iraq ...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abu Ghraib : One Rape Case Is Confirmed
Replies: 37
Views: 2867

RE: Abu Ghraib : One Rape Case Is Confirmed

<b>That makes Abu Ghraib the safest prison in the entire world. Think of it - only one rape!</b> So far. I sincerely hope it remains at that level, only one rape (of a juvenile man BTW, contrary to what's been written in reply #1). But I'm not that optimistic. I'm afraid many more crimes are yet to ...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

RE: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

<b>But, even if I find the Creationists absolutely clueless, I'll defend their right to say what they please. But putting it in a national park bookstore is a little bit silly.</b> My thoughts exactly. But what's more silly, is that the presence of such books in a national park bookstore is protecte...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

RE: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

<b> am not saying that it is that way, just that none of you can prove that any of the parties in this issue is completely correct.</b> To say this, when there is not enough the beginning of the shadow of the tail of a remotely acceptable proof in favor of Noah's flood creating the Grand Canyon, you...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

RE: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

<b>I still do not see what the big deal is, so far no one have yet proved otherwise right ?</b> Quick lesson in scientific philosophy, or epistemology if you prefer. You don't disprove an hypothesis. The way science evolves is by demonstrating, with emperical evidences, an hypothesis, which then bec...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 Days That Changed Your Nation
Replies: 36
Views: 2921

RE: 5 Days That Changed Your Nation

I'd like to offer my thoughts on Canada as a whole. 1 - 1608, fundation of Quebec City by Champlain. It marked the willingness of France to colonize the northern part of North America. 2 - 1759, the Plains of Abraham Battle. It was discussed in another thread, also started by Falcon84. It marked the...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abu Ghraib : One Rape Case Is Confirmed
Replies: 37
Views: 2867

Abu Ghraib : One Rape Case Is Confirmed

In <A HREF = "http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/601129">this thread</a>, I reported that what took place at Abu Ghraib was apparently much worst than what was reported by the press in general. After a legal battle, the ACLU has finally obtained many new files from the Penta...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Miss Canada!
Replies: 24
Views: 2654

RE: I Miss Canada!

BFS,

Are you coming back in YQB soon ?

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Accedes: Kyoto Protocol Is On Its Way
Replies: 75
Views: 4783

RE: Russia Accedes: Kyoto Protocol Is On Its Way

No matter what the bushies say or think, with Russia's endorsement, Kyoto now becomes the law for the countries who signed it. These countries will have to adapt their economy consequently, making them more efficient and competitive. And with a barrel of oil at 50$ plus, it does make quite a lot of ...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 23, 2004 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-US People. Your Thoughts On Clinton
Replies: 37
Views: 2836

RE: Non-US People. Your Thoughts On Clinton

He was very popular here as well. His support of the Kyoto protocol and the fact that he tried really hard to find a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict demonstrates that he truely had a sense of statemanship.

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by Qb001
Fri Oct 22, 2004 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

RE: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

I'm glad to see that at least one member understands the full implication of this news.

To the others, well, I guess there is something in you as deep as the Grand Canyon, and I'm afraid it's neither your understanding of the issues, nor your intellectual capacities...

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by Qb001
Fri Oct 22, 2004 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood
Replies: 39
Views: 3883

Grand Canyon Was Created By Noah’s Flood

If you had any doubt that Bush and his administration are dangerous religious zealotes, what more will you need now ? <b>Washington, DC — The Bush Administration has decided that it will stand by its approval for a book claiming the Grand Canyon was created by Noah’s flood rather than by geologic fo...

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by Qb001
Fri Oct 22, 2004 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Miss Canada!
Replies: 24
Views: 2654

RE: I Miss Canada!

Scarlet, here are the lyrics of this Christmas song or hymn (you are quite close actually):

Il est né le divin enfant,
Jouez hautbois, résonnez musettes !
Il est né le divin enfant,
Chantons tous son avènement !

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 21, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Miss Canada!
Replies: 24
Views: 2654

RE: I Miss Canada!

Did I get that at all right?

Except for some accute "e" ("é" or "è" like in mène) and a missing "n" (rencontré), everything is perfect.

Where did you learn those ? Did you go to French immersion school ?

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 21, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ashley's Story
Replies: 56
Views: 3562

RE: Ashley's Story

Still can't make up my mind as the tear that I'm suppose to shed (sp?) should fall from my left eye or my right eye...

[Edited 2004-10-20 22:25:50]

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 21, 2004 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Miss Canada!
Replies: 24
Views: 2654

RE: I Miss Canada!

<i>Un Canadien errant Bani de ses foyers Parcourait en pleurant Un pays etranger</i> Famous French-Canadian folk song, written at a time when the French were <i>"Canadiens"</i> and the English were British, that tell the story of those who were exiled in Australia following the 1837-1838 Rebellion i...

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 21, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush
Replies: 51
Views: 3674

RE: Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush

<b>So what you're implying is the US is the only nation able and or willing to sufficiently protect the world?</b> Maybe not the only one <u>willing</u>, but certainly one of them. And it has always been my feeling that the world does need a strong US leadership. Unfortunately, Bush is not up to tha...

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 21, 2004 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Iran Deserve Nuclear Power And Weapons?
Replies: 47
Views: 4251

RE: Does Iran Deserve Nuclear Power And Weapons?

Short answer is no.

Also, I believe it would have been a lot of a heck easier for GWB to form a truely international coalition to enforce a dismantling of Iran's nuclear capacity.

But for now the US is bogged down in Iraq, which has no WMD...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 20, 2004 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush
Replies: 51
Views: 3674

RE: Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush

Now back on topic. It took me a while, but <A HREF = "http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1098222610037&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724">here's</a> an article in English about that endorsement. I believe Iran likes Bush because...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 20, 2004 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Miss Canada!
Replies: 24
Views: 2654

RE: I Miss Canada!

You should see the trees these days: all red, yellow, gold, brown and orange. No wonders even the Japaneses come to see that spectacle. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/672851/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/672851/...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 20, 2004 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush
Replies: 51
Views: 3674

Another Dictatorship Endorses Bush

After Putin, it is now the Iranian ayatollahs who offer their support to Bush. Essentially, the ayatollahs justify their stand by saying that, historically, the Democrats have caused Iran more harm than the Republicans. Gee I'd like to add, but I'll refrain: needless to add insult to the injurie &nb...

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by Qb001
Wed Oct 20, 2004 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Left And The Draft
Replies: 44
Views: 3655

RE: The Left And The Draft

<b>Those who are worrying about a revived draft are in the same position as those who worried about a return to budget deficits four years ago, when President Bush began pushing through his program of tax cuts. Back then he insisted that he wouldn't drive the budget into deficit - but those who look...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 19, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Greatest Canadian....
Replies: 34
Views: 2708

RE: The Greatest Canadian....

If Don Cherry is named greatest Canadian of all time, I think that would be one more good reason for Quebec to separate! Can you imagine the grateast Canadian being on a 7 second delay... Trudeau is the number 1 on my list of the most over rated Canadian of all time, topping even Eric Lindros and Pl...

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by Qb001
Tue Oct 19, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RealAge.com
Replies: 34
Views: 2932

RE: RealAge.com

I'm supposed to be 3.5 under my real age. Makes sense, since I exercice a lot and almost obsessively watch what I eat.

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 17, 2004 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?
Replies: 74
Views: 5481

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?

<b>Had you bothered actually paying attention to what was written... the posts were in reference to Russia and Israel; two nations I dare say face a hell of a lot more/intense Islamic terrorism than France and it's ilk</b> So did France and the UK a few years ago. And what about Spain, that has expe...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 17, 2004 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RealAge.com
Replies: 34
Views: 2932

RE: RealAge.com

Nice way to give away you health information to some marketing firm...

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by Qb001
Sun Oct 17, 2004 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flu Vaccine: Socialism Rears Its Ugly Head
Replies: 47
Views: 3781

RE: Flu Vaccine: Socialism Rears Its Ugly Head

Just when we learn that, after their drugs, many US senior citizens are now crossing the border north bound (yep, in "socialized" Canada) to get their flu shot...

For MattD and other ignorants of his kind, the flu is very dangerous for older people, with a very high incidence of mortality.

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 16, 2004 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?
Replies: 74
Views: 5481

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?

<b>Funny how the two countries facing Islamic terror bigtime are the ones who want Bush..............</b> Blatantly false. Many Europeans countries, especially France, were confronted to islamic terrorism way before the US. There were I don't know how many bomb attacks in Paris, Lyon and Marseille t...

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 16, 2004 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Moore Today
Replies: 45
Views: 3799

RE: Michael Moore Today

Michael Moore is very anti-American

Is it possible to be critical of Bush without being called "anti-American"?

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by Qb001
Sat Oct 16, 2004 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?
Replies: 74
Views: 5481

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?

I think it's clear now that the large consensus is that most here don't hate the USA or Americans in general, but rather some policies, especially Bush's policies. Which is my view as well. And here are some new hard facts to demonstrate how some USA allies feel about Bush. Some newspapers around th...

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by Qb001
Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Would You Do In This Situation (crime)....
Replies: 15
Views: 3369

RE: What Would You Do In This Situation (crime)....

The whole concept of legitimate defense is to defend yourself in a manner that is reasonnable, considering the harm that is done, or about to be done, to you. If a guy slaps me in the face, I can slap him back, but I cannot kill him. In that case, killing him is not legitimate defense, as he was jus...

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Weekend In Toronto: Advice Needed!
Replies: 6
Views: 1918

RE: A Weekend In Toronto: Advice Needed!

<b>What I want to know is how best to enjoy it</b> You essentially have two options: 1 - Bring lots of books with you, or 2 - Hit highway 401 eastbound and come to Montréal, like any decent Torontonian who is looking to have fun does. <b>Are they any good night clubs ?</b> In Toronto? Short answer i...

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Vs 744 3D Comparison
Replies: 7
Views: 6551

RE: A380 Vs 744 3D Comparison

Just saw the little animation on how they're going to handle the A380. It doesn't make sense. In that animation, 2 B747s push back and 1 A380 takes the place. It defeats one of the main purpose of the A380, which is to get more pax through while using the same number of gates. The airspace is still ...

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by Qb001
Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "They Just Shot Them One By One"
Replies: 31
Views: 3358

RE: "They Just Shot Them One By One"

<b>They just cut their heads off one by one. Oh, sorry, that must have been justified because Mr. Hersh, the good people of Berkeley and our Canadian friends have been silent on the subject.</b> Well, I just saw GWB, a few minutes ago, talked about bringing freedom and democracy to Iraq. Those whose...

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