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by offloaded
Mon May 16, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1
Replies: 203
Views: 5829

Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1

<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="#56" class="quote">Reply 56</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Dreadnought (Reply 55): There are ...

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Mon May 16, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2
Replies: 95
Views: 8007

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In UK Pt2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pihero" class="quote" target="_blank">Pihero</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Took them Suez 1956 to start realising... that...

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Wed May 04, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​A380 Could Work At Iberia And Aer Lingus: Walsh
Replies: 138
Views: 29445

RE: ​A380 Could Work At Iberia And Aer Lingus: Walsh

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonystan" class="quote" target="_blank">tonystan</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i>London customers will simply not want to...

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Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i>If the Brexit camp wins, do you think Cameron ...

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Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/JJJ" class="quote" target="_blank">JJJ</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Interesting stuff JJJ. ...

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Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fix For Damaged Marble Top?
Replies: 9
Views: 1744

RE: Fix For Damaged Marble Top?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sccutler" class="quote" target="_blank">sccutler</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table>  <img src=...

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Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#85" class="quote">Reply 85</a>):<br/><i>In fact it's quite annoying to follow car news...

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Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Just out of idle curiosity, which unelected ...

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Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/Ken777" class="quote" target="_blank">Ken777</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>I was only in the UK last week for 36 hours ...

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Duty Free is av...

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Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 10037

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People 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/OA260" class="quote" target="_blank">OA260</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Well the leave campaigners and some on here pr...

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by offloaded
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Ireland Ever Reunite?
Replies: 55
Views: 4471

RE: Will Ireland Ever Reunite?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Church of Ireland I...

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi Flag Lawsuit
Replies: 35
Views: 2405

RE: Mississippi Flag Lawsuit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>You're right. And a guy wearing a white ...

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Trial Connections
Replies: 40
Views: 10701

RE: Ryanair To Trial Connections

Every time I say it I get told in no uncertain terms that I'm completely wrong, but I still reckon that at some point in the future, <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> or <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)">U2</acronym> will operate shorthaul flight...

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by offloaded
Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Crisis, Part 3
Replies: 279
Views: 17425

RE: Ukraine Crisis, Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Petertenthije" class="quote" target="_blank">Petertenthije</a> (<a href="#186" class="quote">Reply 186</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> W...

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by offloaded
Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25
Replies: 73
Views: 6152

RE: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25

Roseanna, thanks for letting us know. I'm very saddened to be reading this news this afternoon, particularly as it was only 4 short days ago since I posted in his distractions thread.

My sincere condolences to you and your family.

Godspeed Nick.

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Crisis, Part 3
Replies: 279
Views: 17425

RE: Ukraine Crisis, Part 3

Looks like the Dutch don't want the Ukrainians at the party:

Netherlands rejects EU-Ukraine partnership deal

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In The Hospital; Distractions Please.
Replies: 27
Views: 3248

RE: In The Hospital; Distractions Please.

If I'm in a pure time-wasting mood, which is the 3rd Sunday after Lent, I always find demotivational pictures make me laugh. <img src="http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0535/6917/products/procrastinationdemotivator_large.jpeg?v=1416776298" width="480" height="338" border="0"/><img src="http://blurbra...

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Shall Inherit The Earth
Replies: 26
Views: 2721

RE: Who Shall Inherit The Earth

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ¼-inch Bit Drill Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 2808

RE: ¼-inch Bit Drill Thread

A couple of months ago I spent about €250 on this, which I really like. It was my first cordless, and I wanted a decent one. <a href="http://www.totaltools.com.au/www/648/files/fmc625dicons_maincopyfinalv2.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.totaltools.com.au/www/648/files/fmc625dicons_maincop...

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by offloaded
Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is It Worth Sorting My Recycling?
Replies: 30
Views: 2464

RE: Is It Worth Sorting My Recycling?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Here, all recycle goes in one bin, collect...

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by offloaded
Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Air Portugal Is Launch Customer For A330neo
Replies: 22
Views: 11579

RE: TAP Air Portugal Is Launch Customer For A330neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/starbucks" class="quote" target="_blank">starbucks</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Airbus contracted to upgrade and renew T...

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by offloaded
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS VX Merger Official
Replies: 247
Views: 35646

RE: AS VX Merger Official

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/commavia" class="quote" target="_blank">commavia</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i> Quoting diverdave (Reply 57): Richard B...

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by offloaded
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass
Replies: 35
Views: 12242

RE: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass

It may be supposedly impossible to board the wrong aircraft with a scanned boarding pass, yet I managed it a few years ago. I was late and running for the gate which I'd already looked up a while ago, but I got on the KLM <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> ...

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by offloaded
Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London Terrorism Preparations
Replies: 10
Views: 1640

RE: London Terrorism Preparations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>False flag time again? </i></...

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by offloaded
Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies Aged 46
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

RE: Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies Aged 46

He really was quite the character.

46 is way too young, and yet another one from cancer. Bastard disease.

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by offloaded
Tue Mar 22, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 8583

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>No - he is a French-born, Belgian. Those cou...

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by offloaded
Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All-female Air Crew Flies Into Saudi Arabia
Replies: 60
Views: 15968

RE: All-female Air Crew Flies Into Saudi Arabia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table>  <img src="htt...

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by offloaded
Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Start STN To TXL
Replies: 44
Views: 10221

RE: BA Start STN To TXL

Seems a bit random, but... 19JUN ......7 <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym> <acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> 1305 1555 @BA2299 E90 I'm guessing it goes back to <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LC...

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by offloaded
Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Improve Your Own Freeway System
Replies: 60
Views: 3782

RE: Improve Your Own Freeway System

Remove the tolls on the A22 (trans Algarve) which will relieve the pressure on the heavily stretched EN125. The background to all of this is that as part of the bailout effort, the Portuguese government decided that putting a bunch of tolls on previously free highways would be a nice little earner. ...

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by offloaded
Thu Mar 10, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Credit Card Fraud
Replies: 18
Views: 1801

RE: Credit Card Fraud

Several months back I got a call from 2 of my banks, Santander and BCP, telling me that they were swapping one of our Visa cards from each bank. It appeared that Visa had had a fairly serious security breach and a lot of card info had been compromised. Fortunately they obviously knew which ones and ...

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by offloaded
Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's Talk About Regime Change
Replies: 69
Views: 2823

RE: Let's Talk About Regime Change

Could it be that the military industrial complex from the 50s onwards - and something Eisenhower warned about - decided that wars were actually a damn good business?

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by offloaded
Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Pilots Fired Over Miami Runway Accident
Replies: 103
Views: 32893

RE: QR Pilots Fired Over Miami Runway Accident

I may be wrong on this but I thought at <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> and <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> if you are involved in ANY incident/accident, you get the boot. Anyone recall the thread on the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 777 that...

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by offloaded
Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idea: U2 To Rebrand As Virgin Europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10771

RE: Idea: U2 To Rebrand As Virgin Europe

Virgin Little Red
Virgin Express
Virgin Sun

3 airlines that carried the "mighty" Virgin label but didn't survive. Easyjet on the other hand....

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by offloaded
Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 2015 Results: €2,335m Operating Profit
Replies: 24
Views: 8145

RE: IAG 2015 Results: €2,335m Operating Profit

Great. Maybe they can address the endless complaints I get from their J class pax on everything from the <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> lounge to the much loathed <acronym title="Nationwide Airlines (South Africa)">CE</acronym> cabin that makes <acronym ...

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by offloaded
Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK In Out EU Referendum Announced For 23rd June
Replies: 237
Views: 9287

RE: UK In Out EU Referendum Announced For 23rd June

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#126" class="quote">Reply 126</a>):<br/><i>I think that that is a very important issue....

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by offloaded
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK In Out EU Referendum Announced For 23rd June
Replies: 237
Views: 9287

RE: UK In Out EU Referendum Announced For 23rd June

As a business owner and 20 year resident of Portugal, it would be interesting to see where this puts us, as technically the treaty regime of which I reside under would no longer be valid. However, I would imagine that new treaties could be drawn up, as treaties existed long before the EEC/EC/EU was ...

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by offloaded
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Plans To Start BOS Service
Replies: 38
Views: 7903

RE: Tap Plans To Start BOS Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It isn't all Y. <acro...

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by offloaded
Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Judge Kills Suit Of LH And IB For Opposite Reason
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

RE: Judge Kills Suit Of LH And IB For Opposite Reason

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/polot" class="quote" target="_blank">polot</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You are quite right. ...

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by offloaded
Wed Feb 03, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Judge Kills Suit Of LH And IB For Opposite Reason
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

RE: Judge Kills Suit Of LH And IB For Opposite Reason

From the European Commission website: Are there limits on where and when the Regulation provides protection for me as an airline passenger? The Regulation (Article 3.1) applies to all passengers departing from an airport in a Member State and to all passengers departing from an airport in a country ...

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by offloaded
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants
Replies: 137
Views: 5741

RE: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants

Denmark gets the thumbs down for this one though, assuming the report is accurate: <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3418751/Danish-17-year-old-girl-used-pepper-spray-fight-rapist-near-migrant-asylum-centre-told-prosecuted-carrying-weapon.html" target="_blank"> Danish 17-year-old girl...

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by offloaded
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants
Replies: 137
Views: 5741

RE: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/moo" class="quote" target="_blank">moo</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Exactly. But I also thi...

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Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants
Replies: 137
Views: 5741

RE: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Well they shouldn't c...

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Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants
Replies: 137
Views: 5741

RE: Denmark Passes New Controversial Law On Migrants

If you are unlucky enough to fall on hard times, you have to sell things, be it your house, your jewellry, your car etc. It's the way it is. This policy brings migrants into line with jobless Danes. If anything, this policy will alleviate tensions as everyone is being treated equally. What exactly i...

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by offloaded
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Back Things You Want To Go Away 2016
Replies: 116
Views: 5647

RE: It's Back Things You Want To Go Away 2016

I'd like to see less of the blue flag with the 12 yellow stars all over the place. Honestly, it's like a rash. Here in Portugal it seems to be everywhere. Any infrastructure even partially EU funded, must have the EU flag on the funding billboard. Even projects like co-funding of the post office com...

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by offloaded
Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Say You Car Fuel Consumpion?
Replies: 63
Views: 2932

RE: How Do You Say You Car Fuel Consumpion?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WIederling" class="quote" target="_blank">WIederling</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>That is because it is a "flowed" vol...

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Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Say You Car Fuel Consumpion?
Replies: 63
Views: 2932

RE: How Do You Say You Car Fuel Consumpion?

In Portugal it's l/100km, but personally I use mpg if discussing the matter with other Brits. Having said that, fuel consumption is one conversation I can never honestly recall having. Maybe it's because I grew up in country where 5 dinars (+/- $7) would fill your tank, but I have never been even re...

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Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Virginia Schools Shut Over Islamic Calligraphy Row
Replies: 98
Views: 3430

RE: Virginia Schools Shut Over Islamic Calligraphy Row

I've got some bad news for Virginia. I'm assuming they teach kids to count using 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9. These are ARABIC numerals.

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Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Had To Use Ladder To Board Aircraft.
Replies: 17
Views: 13108

RE: Pax Had To Use Ladder To Board Aircraft.

After living in North Africa for some years, ones perspectives are forever changed, so my first reaction was that at least they got people on and got going!  

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