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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled airline service to strictly military use bases
Replies: 42
Views: 5517

Re: Scheduled airline service to exclusively military bases

I think they are all joint use, if a commercial flight has service there. I'm not so sure. Kwajalein for example I would consider strictly a military use airfield, especially since you cannot deplane if it is not your destination and cannot take pics from the plane. I assumed the Golden West servic...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Editorial Writing Take of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: Worst Editorial Writing Take of the Year

Monster or not, that certainly paints a picture. This is what writing is supposed to be. I don't even like reading much, but I would buy that book. You just said more about yourself than any of us wanted to know. I don't read books. I read shorter articles. Essays on quantum theory and Slave Patrol...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1856

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

I work with a bunch of diehard left wingers who love to bring up politics, bash trump (nevermind he's been out of office for nearly a year), and talk about "white people this, white people that". It gets old. Once they brought up a topic that tipped the point with me and I responded with ...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14121

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

I have a couple of other thoughts: Why did he have to bring a gun? He could have simply hurled racist slurs at the protesters and made racist signs and even maybe threw a few punches. Why did he need to bring a gun across state lines? Why is everyone arguing Wisconsin gun laws? He is a citizen of Il...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Editorial Writing Take of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: Worst Editorial Writing Take of the Year

Monster or not, that certainly paints a picture. This is what writing is supposed to be. I don't even like reading much, but I would buy that book.

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Monstrous ethical conundrum
Replies: 32
Views: 1654

Re: Monstrous ethical conundrum

I have only ever been to ALDI in Bakersfield. I want to go again! From when I worked in food service (did a stint at an international chain. I do not recommend it), people paying with a card would be charged when they place the order. In your case, sitting in the ALDI parking lot making questionable...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled airline service to strictly military use bases
Replies: 42
Views: 5517

Re: Scheduled airline service to exclusively military bases

I think they are all joint use, if a commercial flight has service there. I am thinking about bases along the West Coast and all I can come up with are either military or civilian. Beale, Pendleton, McChord, Fairchild, Whidbey Island, Travis all have no scheduled flights. The closest thing I can thi...

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by seb146
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3629

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

This is just the right trying to make something out of nothing. Let's also not forget that there was zero communication between the previous administration and the current. They literally started from scratch. They were set up to fail and, yet, this current administration seems to be doing pretty go...

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by seb146
Wed Nov 17, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14121

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Don't facts mean anything to you? He shot 3 people but only killed 2. It wasn't her gun. A friend bought it for him. She didn't drive him to Kenosha; he drove himself. Other than "contributing to the delinquency", a misdemeanor, what should the Proud Boys be charged with. You really need ...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

And there have been zero cries of voter fraud from anywhere around the country. I wonder how there was (allegedly) massive voter fraud November 2020 but zero in this election. It's almost as if voter fraud is dependent on Republican losses....

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by seb146
Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Odd Odd Economy
Replies: 30
Views: 1442

Re: Our Odd Odd Economy

I also think it is interesting that, when the Stock Market reached all time highs, everyone was saying how great the economy was. The Stock Market hit a record last week and everyone is now saying how terrible the economy is. As I suspect, it depends on who is in the White House, even though that ha...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14121

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

He shot and killed three people. He will walk free. For killing three people. His mother drove him across state lines with her guns and she faces zero charges. The "Proud Boys" bought him drinks after he murdered three people to celebrate. They are not being charged with anything. He shot...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2139

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Technical question about redactions:

Are the originals saved? The unredacted documents or are they forever redacted and no one will ever ever know what is behind the redaction?

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by seb146
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14121

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

He shot and killed three people. He will walk free. For killing three people. His mother drove him across state lines with her guns and she faces zero charges. The "Proud Boys" bought him drinks after he murdered three people to celebrate. They are not being charged with anything. He shot ...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

If these people are so innocent, why are they working so hard to hide their involvement?

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by seb146
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Chappelle could turn the tables on mainstream media and simply call anyone who dares to "cancel" him a RACIST. Then, watch how quickly the mainstream media will shoot into a cramp and roll over each other apologizing and begging to be allowed to feature Chappelle again. Chappelle is above...

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by seb146
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

We have the tools to do this, and a keen observer might note that it is working . Which means it can be applied elsewhere. Yes it worked so well that we got Trump :roll: There comes a tipping point where you stop making friends and start galvanizing people in against you. Change has and will only e...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 13, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

Bannon has a few options. Not answer the Subpoena at all and possibly face jail time. Continue to refuse to appear, making a statement that until the issue of 'executive privilege' as to former Pres. Trump is resolved by the US Supreme Court. Goes to court on enforcement as to himself of the subpoe...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 13, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2138

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

Aaron Rogers along with the NFLPA is fighting any mandate of their employer teams or the NFL to get the Covid-19 vaccines and follow other health rules like use of masks, as part of a strong anti-management attitude by many players on other issues (wanting more money, CTE, bad calls, behavior rules...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

This is good news - this guy gleefully adds to division to serve his personal vendettas and sleeps perfectly well knowing his little scheme got people killed. I think this is another thing Democrats can run on in 2022. Garland is not enforcing any laws. They can now see what a right wing nut they t...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 13, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1449

Re: Menopause, need some help

Perhaps they can ask their doctor or maybe try out google? Because nothing bad ever happened googling your symptoms.... I only ever knew my mom going through menopause. All I ever did is treat her as a person. I always thought before I opened my mouth. Sometimes, I did not say anything. I helped a ...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4050

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

BLM protesters were pepper sprayed, beaten, and arrested on the spot. 1/6 domestic terrorists were not. . If you have read any of my posts I was critical of this. I feel many more should have been shot like Ashli Babbitt was. When it comes to government buildings and elected officials you can't tol...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Re: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)

Any Washington tropical fossils would have to have been part of microplates (terrines) which traveled across an ocean and eventually collided with the original North American plate Yes, which would explain the foothills of the Rockies, the Okanogan, Wallowas, Greenhorns, Blues, Warner, Steens, Hart...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2138

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

I thought celebrities were not allowed to give their opinions and, if they did, they are terrible and "woke" and need to be quiet? What happened? Get vaccinated, don't get vaccinated.... my body, my choice (which, oddly, only applies to this one vaccine and literally nothing else...) just ...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle Pride 2022
Replies: 6
Views: 546

Re: Seattle Pride 2022

If you are on a budget, you can stay at one of the airport hotels and take Link Light Rail to Capital Hill. When we go to Seattle, that is what we do.

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by seb146
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Re: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)

The Badlands of South Dakota have sea fossils, IIRC. Also, the Chalk Pyramids of western Kansas are the remains of sea creatures of long ago. It is all very interesting. From time to time, they find tropical and subtropical fossils in Oregon and Washington. The theory is that the climate was much di...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Can't get much worse than the violence and denial of rights we have now. Why should we walk on eggshells and accept being denied rights just to make a small group of very loud, very angry people comfortable? I lived that life. It was hell. I refuse to do it again. If they don't like it, tough. That...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

In exit interviews the tipping voter bloc, suburban women, have said the primary issue for them was who was better on education. Nobody cared about Pelosi or AOC. Your take is way off, but that’s understandable being out in the silver state. Exit polls mean nothing and are unreliable. It's ok the D...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation... Squeeked? Hardly, The GOP got 50% of the vote and if it wasn't for the one Blue county where all the DC people are from the state soundly said No...

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by seb146
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson https://www.kold.com/2021/10/05/marijuana-found-train-before-fatal-shooting-tucson/ Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus said members of the Pima County Counter Narcotics Alliance boarded the train to do a check for money, drugs and firear...

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by seb146
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politi ... a-n1283376

Youngkin's underage son tried to vote twice.
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The election was stolen

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politi ... a-n1283376

Youngkin's underage son tried to vote twice.

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by seb146
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation... Only the fringe right consider moron 45 as their 'dear leader.' The only reason he won in 2016 was the dems couldn't help themselves -- as usual ...

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by seb146
Sun Nov 07, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Two things I noticed Republicans were shouting and screaming about that Democrats didn't address at all: voter laws and critical race theory. Facts are facts and facts have a liberal bias. Meaning: ID is required to vote and CRT is not taught nor will ever be taught outside law school. Democrats nee...

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by seb146
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Like the myth that trans people are really men looking to rape or that gays are just confused or schools indoctrinate kids to be gay and trans. We all know these myths are simply not true. But, they are still shouted out as fact from right wing media. No matter how much we gather kumbayah style, th...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 16
Views: 1178

Re: Windows 11

I would agree on waiting. I had a touch screen phone when they first came out. I wanted to be one of those "I was there first" types. It was a disaster. The touch screen failed after a few months. I waited several years to get a touch screen phone after that. They have all been reliable ev...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

And, honestly, we have tried talking and reasoning and using science and logic. And, still, they want to take away our equality and still threaten, yell, and beat us. That appears to be the only thing they understand. So, why not speak their language when all else fails? That just ups the ante. And...

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by seb146
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

You’re right to an extent, but you can’t waive it all away as some phantom issue…you had the city council of a major American city pledge to defund their police department and it’s been pushed in various forms by activist groups as ballot measures in many jurisdictions. This was a policy area where...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration

This definitely demonstrates that both Rs and Ds are out of touch with the real population. Aren’t Democrats and Republicans real people too? About 60% of the adult population identifies as one or the other, much of the remaining 40% that identifies as independent votes almost entirely for one part...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

You’re right to an extent, but you can’t waive it all away as some phantom issue…you had the city council of a major American city pledge to defund their police department and it’s been pushed in various forms by activist groups as ballot measures in many jurisdictions. This was a policy area where...

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by seb146
Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Which is worse: being loudmouth and deranged out of ignorance or being loudmouth and deranged because we're mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Neither. They're both equally bad. You'll get far more out of people by trying to talking to them or trying to persuade them. Has anyone ever bee...

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by seb146
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Elkadad313 wrote:
Defund the police movement derailed. :)


That is a right wing talking point. They are the only ones still on about it. Just like obsessing over AOC and critical race theory. As long as right wing media keeps on their unhinged rants about those things, their base will follow.

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by seb146
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4258

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

LGBTQ people simply want the same rights as conservatives. We tried to play the game and that got us no where. We have to now be "loudmouth and deranged" because we are tired of being beaten, ignored, shamed, and forced to change to make a small group of people comfortable. Our big mistak...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 02, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4050

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

While I agree that the Jan 6 incident was much worse than anything BLM/Antifa did, much of those disturbances had nothing to do with what they were supposed to be. Much was just troublemakers causing trouble. Looting and burning and taking over areas of a city are not demonstrations. Oh yea I am su...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 02, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8418

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I know it's off year and not much going on. I feel Murphy has done well in NJ (wish he was NY Governor) and will be re-elected rather easily. All eyes on Virginia as it seems the state may elect a Red Governor. I do think Biden's horrible year is playing into this election and it will be interestin...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 02, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 54
Views: 2436

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

At McDonald's in times past if you waited a bit long they would give you something, like an extra hamburger, they don't do that anymore though (probably because it used to be a burger that had been there for some minutes and now they trash it...). I can’t recall if it was because of a long wait or ...

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by seb146
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 285
Views: 13126

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

I think everyone responsible for the weapon on this set was supposed to have training and I bet the studio has insurance. Right. So why should it be any different for any other American? Or, conversely, why is everyone all upset this tragic accident happened when the average American "responsi...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 54
Views: 2436

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

I have not worked fast food for a while but there were many reasons we would tell people "pull forward and wait". Other people before had placed big orders and we needed time to cook ingredients, there was a "Karen" who took too much time because s/he needed every damn thing prop...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4050

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

One thing I don't get, is the same people who are outraged about 1/6 so much, completely ignore the BLM riots that caused more damage on US soil than at any other time in American history since the Civil War, killed dozens of people including children and destroyed thousands of people's livelihoods...

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by seb146
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: PETA wants to rename the baseball pitching area to "Arm Barn"

One thing he said always stuck with me and that was if he were a ball club manager, he would wear a suit instead of a uniform. That made sense at the time, but, managers now wear uniforms because of history. Back in the early days, managers would actually play so the tradition just stayed. https://...

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