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by Dano1977
Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WikiLeaks: New Releases, First "Reports", Dec 2010
Replies: 115
Views: 5804

WikiLeaks: New Releases, First "Reports", Dec 2010

Instead of blaming Wiki-leaks for releasing the information into the public domain. How about... How the hell did this <acronym title="Geraldton (GET / YGEL), Australia - Western Australia">GET</acronym> into the public domain? How did a US Army SGT not get caught while "downloading" all this data? ...

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by Dano1977
Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cricket - The Ashes, Australia V. England, 2010
Replies: 220
Views: 7766

RE: Cricket - The Ashes, Australia V. England, 2010

I would grind the Aussie bowlers into the dirt 9 wickets in hand including Trott who is the type of batsman that would enjoy scoring 100 from 300 balls. Don't forget we don't need to chase this series, 0-0 and we keep the urn. I'm not saying play for 5 draws, but what is the point in chasing a game ...

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by Dano1977
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MI5 Head Warns Of Serious Risk Of Terrorist Attack
Replies: 21
Views: 3359

RE: MI5 Head Warns Of Serious Risk Of Terrorist Attack

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bjcc" class="quote" target="_blank">bjcc</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> To be fair, the Brist...

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by Dano1977
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MI5 Head Warns Of Serious Risk Of Terrorist Attack
Replies: 21
Views: 3359

RE: MI5 Head Warns Of Serious Risk Of Terrorist Attack

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Given the number of "we're under threat"...

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by Dano1977
Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-EU Or Anti-EU
Replies: 65
Views: 3889

RE: Pro-EU Or Anti-EU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eaa3" class="quote" target="_blank">eaa3</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The Common Fisheries ...

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by Dano1977
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-EU Or Anti-EU
Replies: 65
Views: 3889

RE: Pro-EU Or Anti-EU

Anti EU. Sorry, but the EU has just become to big and domineering. Its needs to be scaled back to its original emphasis of helping trade throughout Europe nothing more. The EU, costs britain £118billion a year or £45million per day. I would rather this money stayed in Britain where it could be used ...

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by Dano1977
Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Soccer/Football: Goal Line Dispute Technology?
Replies: 133
Views: 4590

Soccer/Football: Goal Line Dispute Technology?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/us330" class="quote" target="_blank">us330</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There is one proble...

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by Dano1977
Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Soccer/Football: Goal Line Dispute Technology?
Replies: 133
Views: 4590

Soccer/Football: Goal Line Dispute Technology?

What an absolute disgrace! I don't think the disallowed goal would have made much difference, the German side could have easily been up 5-0 in the first half. Post Mortem. 1. The English defence was too easily taken apart. Caught out of position so many times. Many supporters in England think that J...

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by Dano1977
Wed May 19, 2010 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Being Cheap!
Replies: 20
Views: 3101

RE: Being Cheap!

Thanks for the replies. Yes i get the money back i have forked out on my credit card. I just think its a poor show from a large company that expects its employee's to suffer the cost first. My last job was with a small family business who i was a consultant for, but they paid for everything in adava...

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by Dano1977
Wed May 19, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Being Cheap!
Replies: 20
Views: 3101

Being Cheap!

In the last 6 months I have changed jobs and I now work for a large multi-national company that has a turnover that exceeds $1billion a year. (profit $230million) But I'm getting frustrated out how tight they can be!. For example. 1. I have to book my own air tickets (Cheapest economy available) and...

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by Dano1977
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So You Just Won The Lottery...
Replies: 90
Views: 7218

RE: So You Just Won The Lottery...

If i won that amount of money my plans would be... 1. buy some land 2. commission an architect to design a modern house with indoor pool and an audio visual room aka "The Pit" 3. buy a Maserati Quatroporte GTS, Land Rover Discovery and a Fiat 500 (for the girlfriend) 4. While the house is being buil...

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by Dano1977
Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS9/FSX: Where Are You Flying At The Moment?
Replies: 262
Views: 36075

RE: FS9/FSX: Where Are You Flying At The Moment?

In the cruise at the moment...

Flying a B757-200 (with winglets) EGE-JFK

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by Dano1977
Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Activesky Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 6536

RE: Activesky Problem

Thanks for the advice.

got it sorted now

Regards

Dano

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by Dano1977
Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Activesky Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 6536

Activesky Problem

I've purchased and downloaded the above mentioned software, and it runs quite nicely until i get this warning message:- "Error accessing internal components (Unencrypt step 4 - , Please run the 'Repair' option via the ASv6 setup.exe to replace required files." I have done this twice and done 2 re-in...

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by Dano1977
Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Divorce Experiences?..
Replies: 45
Views: 4617

RE: Divorce Experiences?..

Realised where i went wrong during my marriage... i said "I <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym>" at the church alter  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/tombstone.gif" width="25" height="18" border="0"/>  Then it all went downhill from then...

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 10123

RE: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread

If the sea between Sweden and Denmark ever freezes over, then a Danish person is legally entitled to hit and swedish person walking on the ice with sticks.

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Argentina Gathers Falklands Support
Replies: 104
Views: 4968

RE: Argentina Gathers Falklands Support

<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="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> And lets not fo...

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by Dano1977
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 10123

RE: Useless Facts Of The Month Thread

In the city of York, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Return Of The NHL Thread. So Long Phaneuf!
Replies: 48
Views: 4931

RE: The Return Of The NHL Thread. So Long Phaneuf!

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by Dano1977
Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Beginning Of The End For The VC10
Replies: 6
Views: 7577

RE: The Beginning Of The End For The VC10

Would i be right in saying that the Nimrod MRA.4 was originally called "Nimrod 2000", but it can't be called that as it is now 10 years behind schedule for EIS?

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by Dano1977
Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One For The Conspiracy Theorists
Replies: 0
Views: 2610

One For The Conspiracy Theorists

Dr David Kelly's medical report locked for 70 yrs! For those who don't know who he is.... <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kelly_(weapons_expert)" target=_blank>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kelly_(weapons_expert)</a> How on earth can the report on the sad demise of this gentle hones...

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by Dano1977
Tue Nov 17, 2009 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 Off Season 2009/2010
Replies: 417
Views: 10631

RE: F1 Off Season 2009/2010

The Rumours get stronger.

Button has signed for McClaren on £6million 3 year deal.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009...nson-button-joins-mclaren-contract

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by Dano1977
Wed Aug 26, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Single Malt/Blended Whiskey/Whiskey
Replies: 11
Views: 2615

RE: Favorite Single Malt/Blended Whiskey/Whiskey

Single Malt: Glenfarclas 30 year old

Blended: Cutty Sark

American: Jack Daniels

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by Dano1977
Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert
Replies: 44
Views: 4033

RE: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert

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by Dano1977
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert
Replies: 44
Views: 4033

RE: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert

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by Dano1977
Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert
Replies: 44
Views: 4033

RE: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert

Quick Question.


If i was a US Citizen, i can not afford medical insurance and i dont reach the criteria for medicare.

But i have delevolped cancer, its either pay for the treatment yourself or dont and die?

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by Dano1977
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert
Replies: 44
Views: 4033

RE: NHS "evil" According To Recent Advert

I find the whole thing amazing. The people that commissioned this report, wouldnt they get the standard American government healthcare cover? If true, its nice to see there alright, when there are people out there who cant even afford the basic insurance and not covered by medicare. For the record, ...

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by Dano1977
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: QE2: Riding The Atlantic In Fine Style
Replies: 35
Views: 5056

RE: QE2: Riding The Atlantic In Fine Style

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by Dano1977
Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Redknapp Is New Tottenham Hotspur Boss
Replies: 40
Views: 2445

RE: Harry Redknapp Is New Tottenham Hotspur Boss

As a Spurs fan, the appointment of 'Arry, doesn't fill me with confidence. I think he knows how to motivate players and get the best out of them, but tactics wise i think he is nieve. I also think the Board of directors at Spurs are also quite cunning aswell. Bring in Redknapp before the transfer wi...

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by Dano1977
Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snakes, Vipers And Other Nasties!
Replies: 29
Views: 8862

RE: Snakes, Vipers And Other Nasties!

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2008: Singapore Grand Prix!
Replies: 185
Views: 6992

RE: F1 2008: Singapore Grand Prix!

Generally it was a good grand prix and i enjoyed every minute of it. Allthough at the end of the race i was waiting for the race stewards to come out and say that Lewis Hamiltons Bargeboards were 0.0000000000001mm to thin and deemed illegal. I did enjoy when the Ferrari Mechanics went running to Mas...

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teacher You Really Remember?
Replies: 14
Views: 1741

RE: Teacher You Really Remember?

One teacher stands out for me, my A-Level mathmatics teacher Miss Diana Bratten She was an excellent teacher, and uncorrupted by the system that the government and local authorities set. She was 18 months out of teacher training college, and a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the old duff...

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have
Replies: 156
Views: 6505

RE: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have
Replies: 156
Views: 6505

RE: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have

One question i have always wanted to ask...(This is not having a go....just curious) Why do american cars (Not pickups) need such big engines?, looking at the Cadillac website the 2008 DTS has a 4.<acronym title="Aklak (Canada)">6L</acronym> <acronym title="ATRAN Aviatrans Cargo Airlines (Russian Fe...

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have
Replies: 156
Views: 6505

RE: The 65 Mpg Ford The U.S. Can't Have

Strewth.... Reading some of the posts on here on what is considered a good MPG rate, i'm never gonna bitch to my other half that she is getting less than 45MPG in her <acronym title="Aeromar (Mexico)">VW</acronym> Golf GTI (TDI). Even my Audi 3.0litre TDI Quattro gets a combined 55MPG and never dips...

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by Dano1977
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $700 Billion Bail Out Plan
Replies: 325
Views: 7808

RE: $700 Billion Bail Out Plan

I haven't been following the US recovery plan too much, but one thing that stikes is whilst this is taxpayers money, the theory is that the government can afford to spread the pain across 20-30 years. This is something that commercial organisations can't do. The problem that concerns me is where doe...

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by Dano1977
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Beers Are Popular In England?
Replies: 46
Views: 3205

RE: What Beers Are Popular In England?

My favorite "proper" beers are:- 1. Hobgoblin 2. Theakstons Old Perculiar 3. Old Speckled Hen 4. Courage Directors 5. Timothy Taylors "Landlord" 6. Green King IPA I'm also partial to the Wheat (or white) beers that are springing up all over the place:- 1. Leffe Blond 2. Leffe Brune 3. Hoegaarden 4. ...

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by Dano1977
Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA38 Beijing - London Heathrow (No Pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 8455

RE: BA38 Beijing - London Heathrow (No Pics)

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA38 Beijing - London Heathrow (No Pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 8455

BA38 Beijing - London Heathrow (No Pics)

This is my first trip report....please be gentle Sorry for not having pics, but my cheap and nasty camera died when i was about to take the first pictures.. Check in at Beijing was speedy and the personel behind the counter were friendly, i made my way to one of the China Airlines lounges that <acro...

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by Dano1977
Wed Sep 03, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: License Plates In Your Country&State
Replies: 39
Views: 9889

RE: License Plates In Your Country&State

I wish the UK would adopt personlised vanity plates, if they did, then i would have:-


AZZKIKR 1

But at the moment i'm just stuck with F*58 DAN

*intentionally blanked out  Wink

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by Dano1977
Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Cockpit
Replies: 9
Views: 19885

RE: Air Force One Cockpit

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by Dano1977
Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Bumpy Route
Replies: 29
Views: 17063

Most Bumpy Route

One of the most turbulent flights i've ever had was about 15-17 years ago on a Sydney - Honululu - San Francisco flight on a Qantas 747-300, infact i was almost physically sick we were bouncing around that much.

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by Dano1977
Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Do You Choose Business Class Over Economy?
Replies: 14
Views: 9723

Why Do You Choose Business Class Over Economy?

I would just like to get other peoples opinions on why they choose to fly in Business rather than economy/coach. And please can we be slightly more imaginative than "my company pays"  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> I choose business because.... 1. I get lounge...

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by Dano1977
Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Have You Flown?
Replies: 34
Views: 6287

RE: Where Have You Flown?

where do i start... British Airways: Bangkok Singapore Sydney San Francisco Seattle Beijing New York Lisbon Paris Tokyo Hong Kong Phoenix Frankfurt Chicago Qantas Singaporex2 Sydney Melbourne Devonport Denpensar Honululu San Francisco Singapore airlines Denpensar - Singapore Air France Marseille Fir...

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by Dano1977
Sat Aug 23, 2008 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Gone Without Sleep?
Replies: 42
Views: 3225

RE: How Long Have You Gone Without Sleep?

I've done 37hrs without sleep...and afterwards i felt awful, and i never want to do it again!!!

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