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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

AntonioMartin wrote:


I think Jon felt jealous of the attention Ponch got. Also, from what I heard, it seems the actor who played Jon was a bit racist in real life? But Im not sure.


Never saw anything to infer he was a racist. Only that he served his country honorably in the Marines before he became an actor.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Bans Tobacco Sales for People Born After 2008
Replies: 87
Views: 3591

Re: New Zealand Bans Tobacco Sales for People Born After 2008

Wow what is next? Alcohol? Soda? Scary actually.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7743

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

Sam Bankman-Fried Denied Bail by Judge in the Bahamas SBF, 30, protested, telling Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt he couldn’t go to jail because he is vegan and ‘depressed.’ She however denied him bail, remanding him in custody until February 8. He will spend his detention at Fox Hill, The B...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

aaway wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
Just like that Croatia is gone. Wow, Argentina came to play.


Argentina played the way Brazil should have by pushing the pace & attacking.


Yep their second goal was pure hustle.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

LCDFlight wrote:
Loved the show. It (and Three’s Company, different type of show) both made California look really good in the late 70s early 80s. Positive lifestyles and people being good to each other.


John Ritter was one of the few comedic geniuses of our time.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 14, 2022 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7743

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

johns624 wrote:
DIRECTFLT wrote:
Arrest the Alameda girl.
I'm surprised that they didn't do a coordinated arrest of all of the principals at the same time.


They are going to flip her for info on him. They don't want her, they want SBF.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Just like that Croatia is gone. Wow, Argentina came to play.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

Oh great, thanks. Now I have that syth-intro stuck in my head! https://i.makeagif.com/media/1-24-2019/Y8vtMT.gif Enjoyed all the old late 70's into early 80's TV shows, though watching them now can be so painful! Campy with bad story lines and stunts or effects that are bad too (scifi of the time i...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

AntonioMartin wrote:
Im a CHPS fan who met Erik Estrada in person! I also a big SWAT and what was the name of that fire department show? fan.

Oh, I remember now...Emergency! Plus, Charlie's Angels!


Jaclyn Smith hair flick!!!!!!!!!! I lived for that.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2022
Replies: 134
Views: 5205

Re: Word Game Q4 2022

Donate

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 734
Views: 44378

Re: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread

In the meantime, Musk is trying to rile up as many people as he can and take the mantle from Trump on sowing division. One has to wonder if the Saudis or Chinese have something on him. Just like some country had something on Trump? The Dems have had his private tax returns for quite a while now. Wh...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7743

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

Newark727 wrote:
Isn't knowing which countries don't have extradition treaties with the United States like, the first thing you're supposed to know as a white-collar criminal?


The question is will he get bail because he is a flight risk.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

Loved it! I think everyone though Wilcox would be the star but it turned out Estrada exploded and was the big star. Loved the intro too.

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 13, 2022 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?
Replies: 111
Views: 7743

Re: FTX Crypto Business Crash & Ponzi Scheme?

https://abcnews.go.com/US/sam-bankman-f ... d=95105184


Wow never thought I would see him in the US again. This should be entertaining.
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SumChristianus wrote:
Well, apparently SBF was just arrested: https://abcnews.go.com/US/sam-bankman-f ... d=95105184


Wow never thought I would see him in the US again. This should be entertaining.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent
Replies: 31
Views: 2159

Re: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent

At the end of the day , it will be an interesting test case of whether and Independent run can be viable in this world of extreme right and extreme left. Can't wait for 2024. Hard to predict how the political climate will be in just under two years but I am curious to see how this plays out. I actu...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 734
Views: 44378

Re: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread

casinterest wrote:

With what proof?

Other than the witch hunts lead by the dishonorable Rand Paul from KY ?


I am sure he will be subpoenaed to appear in front of congress next year. We shall see.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 734
Views: 44378

Re: Musk, Twitter News and Discussion Thread

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcvfHa ... XeqOuP6qWP


Musk isn't denying Covid he is pointing out Fauci may have lied under oath.
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GDB wrote:


Musk isn't denying Covid he is pointing out Fauci may have lied under oath.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent
Replies: 31
Views: 2159

Re: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent

seb146 wrote:
Someone suggested the Arizona Democratic Committee will run a Democrat and not back Sinema while Republicans will run an election denier MAGA and Sinema will be shut out.


She is definitely persona non grata in the ADC now. This will be interesting.

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The respiratory viruses -- make it stop!
Replies: 55
Views: 3492

Re: The respiratory viruses -- make it stop!

I'm the boss and it is hell getting people to go home this year. I just (this morning) came down with a cold and am working from home. People are asking me to come in anyway... No. I cannot have my whole team sick. We've gone back to the "hero" working through illness. Ugh. Lightsaber I a...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout
Replies: 132
Views: 5774

Re: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout

...and no mention whatsoever, who was prez when he was arrested. No mention of the most optimal of relationships (in terms of favors) between US & Russian leaders...for two years. Two years later more noise is made of Whelan's plight under 'Bad Call Biden' than ever mentioned in the first two y...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 12, 2022 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PA 103 Alleged Bomb maker in USA custody
Replies: 39
Views: 4705

Re: PA 103 Alleged Bomb maker in USA custody

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9bK16hgQdM&t=364s
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Wow this family member floored me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9bK16hgQdM&t=364s

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 11, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair
Replies: 32
Views: 2192

Re: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair

johns624 wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
.Manchin and Sinema are still common sense law makers.
Does the GOP have anyone comparable? You know, "common sense"? Ones that other lawmakers listen to?


Of course, John Kennedy!

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 11, 2022 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair
Replies: 32
Views: 2192

Re: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair

Still does not explain why Democrats using MAGA words to tell Americans who MAGA Republicans who they are is bad. Showing the emperor has no clothes is now bad because.....? You basically called the whole GOP racists. It's false and gaslighting and you should abandon this practice. I could call the...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 11, 2022 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair
Replies: 32
Views: 2192

Re: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair

Using Republican's own words to show American voters who Republicans really are is a "dog whistle" now? Calling a spade a spade and announcing the truth is bad? You post and your words did none of that. It was just more conjecture and gaslighting. It would be easy for me to say the same a...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/Ryanair/status/1601688951302955008 Absolutely brutal tweet by Ryanair :biggrin: OMG LOL Well done France. Not sure if Kane’s penalty has landed yet whether it is still climbing. As nice it would be for Morocco to win it, money has got to be on France. Hopefully against Cr...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

France advances to what should be a game for the ages against Morocco!!!!!!!!!

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout
Replies: 132
Views: 5774

Re: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout

$250k a year is poor pay? Really? NBA minimum is over $1,000,000.00. Foreign leagues pay that too. So yes, $250,000.00 is poor pay. It's the market of course but mostly because so many poo-poo women's sports. Not sure if that is changing but I get the feeling it is as this generation has a lot of g...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Revelation wrote:
Figures, the one time in 78 minutes I get up to pee, France scores.


Bonehead play and now a PK. Which England misses OMG!!!!. Very bad form from France player to foul there and they dodge the bullet!

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Aesma wrote:
Deserved one for Morocco, they put one in (and a beautiful one), Portugal couldn't...

A bit worried for France-Morocco once we're past England...


You are definitely the favorite to close it out. I am predicitng you and Croatia in final.

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent
Replies: 31
Views: 2159

Re: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent

OK, I can agree with that. Certainly for me that is true. But which party? Neither so far as I can tell, so calling out the one you don't like as not being inclusive their moderate base is just disingenuous and hypocritical. I wish there were actual Rino and Dino parties (with of course a Rhinocero...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

zakuivcustom wrote:
Morocco!

Bono is just insanely good again. And if not for Moroccan finishing to be so awful it could be more than 1-0.


Yep that breakaway with 3 minutes left in injury time has to be Buried. England or France are offensive finishers so to get to the finals they have to be better.

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Morocco!!!!!!!!!!! Wow, what a great run they are on. That second yellow was a bad call but they are still a very dangerous team and headed to the semis.

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Kirstie Alley
Replies: 28
Views: 1758

Re: RIP Kirstie Alley

I was streaming Star Trek II which a horrible performance. Luckily, Kirstie leaned into the role of her life, Samantha on Cheers. The highest aspiration of an actor is to be believed. As Samantha, Kirsty Allie was believable, which deserves a lot of credit. RIP. I disagree, I thought she was very g...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair
Replies: 32
Views: 2192

Re: Mike Lindell running for RNC Chair

Republicans are seeing the error of their ways. They are regrouping to make racism and hate palatable. Like they did in the 1990s but on steroids. They are going to ditch their once beloved leader and replace him with someone who can convince a majority that hate is good. I doubt Lindell can do tha...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout
Replies: 132
Views: 5774

Re: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout

This trade makes the US venerable to hostage diplomacy. Brittney Griner was clearly framed and used in this 'game'. Viktor Bout has done some dispicable things and is very close to the Kremlin. From Russian/Krmlin perspective this is indeed a good deal, Griner is unimportant and they protect their ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republican's and mail-in ballots
Replies: 40
Views: 2445

Re: Republican's and mail-in ballots

That and shitcanning the Fairness Doctrine in 1987 pretty much created the hyperpartisan media landscape of today. All-around gross. I think the show CNN "crossfire" and hyper partisan MSM pundits and their hateful rhetoric have more to do with that then the fairness doctrine. it needed t...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Croatia is not that good? Finalists in 2018 and now at least semi-finalists in 2022. They may not be the prettiest team to watch, but what they lack in flair they more and make up for in sheer bloody-mindedness and determination. In Modric they have a played who, IMHO, ranks only just below Messi d...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent
Replies: 31
Views: 2159

Re: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent

Tugger wrote:

But honestly where are moderates wanted?

Tugg


By the majority of the electorate.

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warrant issued for Brinton
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Re: Warrant issued for Brinton

Clearly you took absolutely nothing from my previous post - whether or not it's a "belief" of yours is irrelevant! You continue to make statements that can be checked against the facts and simply stating them as beliefs or opinions does nothing to change that. So. Prove to me that hiring ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warrant issued for Brinton
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Re: Warrant issued for Brinton

Do you really think that's what I called you out on? I'll make things crystal clear here. Your link says there's a warrant out for this guy's arrest. Fine, I'm not saying there isn't. No, the issue is that you claimed that this guy wasn't properly vetted and was hired because of his sexual preferen...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The respiratory viruses -- make it stop!
Replies: 55
Views: 3492

Re: The respiratory viruses -- make it stop!

As a physician don't you understand that during Flu season or at any time that the things we need to do like staying home and not going into work or population when feeling ill, washing hands more, using hand sanitizer, covering mouth and or turning head when coughing are all things that is common c...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warrant issued for Brinton
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Re: Warrant issued for Brinton

IMO, Ron DeSantis takes bribes from the Iranians. See how easy that makes it to pull something directly out of my ass? You made a claim of fact, not opinion. Lies don't stop being lies because they're published in the op-ed section instead of on the front page. Let me know when a warrant is issued ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Agreed. This Brazilian team doesn’t have the depth their past teams did. Neymar is overrated, too, and he can’t lead a team to win a tournament. Even if this team made the finals, someone like France would have clobbered them. I will also add that I’m shocked Becker didn’t save anything. He’s one o...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warrant issued for Brinton
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Re: Warrant issued for Brinton

Newark727 wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
I bet if they vetted this guy properly and didn't give him his position based on his sexual preference


<citation needed>


Oh sorry I forgot to put "IMO" :sarcastic:

I wonder what the WH will do when this person is arrested and charged. :wave:

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warrant issued for Brinton
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Warrant issued for Brinton

I wonder how much longer the WH will run with this guy, he is currently on leave. https://www.fox5vegas.com/2022/12/09/warrant-issued-biden-official-accused-stealing-luggage-las-vegas-airport/ It seems after the MSP incident this pillar of society saw a bag he liked at LAS and absconded with it. All...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 10, 2022 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

Looks like France in the final and likely winner.with Spain, Brazil out. Who is next out in the quarters Argentina ? Until this afternoon it looked like Brasil in the finals. Don't count your chickens (until they are hatched) Never thought Brazil was a domiating team like their teams from 94-mid 20...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 09, 2022 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent
Replies: 31
Views: 2159

Re: US Senator Kristen Sinema changes to Independent

I like how there is this effort by people who say that Sinema is “an extremist.” (Hint, it is the left 20% and right 20%). Notice how that is projection. By extremists. That’s the problem. Sinema is not the problem. Absolutely, moderates are not wanted in the DNC. You can see how her and Manchin ha...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 09, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout
Replies: 132
Views: 5774

Re: Russia frees US basketball star in swap with arms dealer Bout

She made a dumb mistake, but I think you're still operating under very naive assumptions about how and why the law is enforced in countries like Russia. What is naive is giving the authorities an excuse to make an example out of you. Don't think we should delude ourselves into thinking the Russians...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 09, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2022 Football Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 16985

Re: World Cup 2022 Football Thread

zakuivcustom wrote:
Well...well...

Argentina saying "Gracias Croatia".

The Croatian GK is just too good lol.


Yes he is! No more dancing for Brazil just a flight home!!!

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