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by Qb001
Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Declassified Iraqi Documents
Replies: 23
Views: 1397

RE: Declassified Iraqi Documents

I can't wait for the Weekly Standard to put Iraq's WMD on the net...

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by Qb001
Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Starts Killing 325,000 Seal Pups
Replies: 64
Views: 2386

RE: Canada Starts Killing 325,000 Seal Pups

This only truth in the thread starter is the number : 325 000. Everything else is false. The hunting of young seal has been totally banned in 1991. Only adult can be killed. The technique used to kill the seals puts them to death instantly, as it crushes their cerebellum. The seals do not suffer. No...

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by Qb001
Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Stopping FLL After April?
Replies: 5
Views: 2200

RE: Air Transat Stopping FLL After April?

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by Qb001
Fri Mar 03, 2006 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2001 Air Transat A330 Incident
Replies: 22
Views: 5593

RE: 2001 Air Transat A330 Incident

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by Qb001
Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2001 Air Transat A330 Incident
Replies: 22
Views: 5593

RE: 2001 Air Transat A330 Incident

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by Qb001
Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the Emb-170 like?
Replies: 28
Views: 7684

RE: What Is The Emb-170 Like?

I flied on this plane 3 times in the last 2 months (<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elli...

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by Qb001
Mon Feb 06, 2006 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Time For The Free, Western World To Unite
Replies: 163
Views: 6848

RE: It's Time For The Free, Western World To Unite

Just a quick word to say that I've made myself a Dane, in support of course of Denmark and free speech. Just read a very interesting article in Le Monde newspaper. Many very offensive caricatures that are now circulated in some Muslims countries were never published by the Danish newspaper. Muslims ...

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by Qb001
Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-series On AC?
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

RE: C-series On AC?

Don't bet the house that the CSerie is going to see the light of day. My latest information, from sources within and orbiting around BBD, suggests that a CRJ "Next Generation" (new engines, new wings, new avionics, new cabin design, more composite materials) seems more likely to be BBD's next big pr...

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by Qb001
Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gotta Love This Guy...
Replies: 26
Views: 2342

RE: Gotta Love This Guy...

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by Qb001
Tue Aug 23, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montréal: Why YUL Over YMX?
Replies: 50
Views: 8749

RE: Montréal: Why YUL Over YMX?

This thread, and some of the astonishingly stupid comments it contains (such as those of AC7E7 and PA110), remind me why I pretty much gave up on a.net as a discussion forum.

Jean, I'm disappointed also by the quality of your post. You can do way much better than that.

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by Qb001
Sat Jul 30, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WTF Is This!? Medical Question.
Replies: 27
Views: 2629

RE: WTF Is This!? Medical Question.

Sounds like asthma to me. Angina cannot be fully discarded (women are more subject to angina than men), but it will usually manifest during a physical effort. Maybe if you carry some extra weight... Do you take Provigil for sleep apnea problem ? If so, angina is a likely possibility. As for anxiety,...

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by Qb001
Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada World Airlines-Rumour Or Reality?
Replies: 39
Views: 6647

RE: Canada World Airlines-Rumour Or Reality?

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by Qb001
Fri May 06, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: St. Pierre And Miquelon
Replies: 7
Views: 1590

RE: St. Pierre And Miquelon

I'm planning my summer vacation in the maritimes. At first, we thought we'd toured New-Brunswick and Nova Scotia around the bay of Fundy, with a 3 days hook in <acronym title="Halifax - International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>. But we'll probably stick to New-Brunswick alone t...

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by Qb001
Fri May 06, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Krispy Kreme
Replies: 36
Views: 2088

RE: Krispy Kreme

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by Qb001
Mon May 02, 2005 9:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Likes Dire Straits?
Replies: 30
Views: 2582

RE: Who Likes Dire Straits?

Their live album Alchemy is one of my favorite of all time. The guitar solo on this album's version of "Sultan of swing" is out of this world.

British rock at its best.

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by Qb001
Fri Apr 22, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Male Baby Names?
Replies: 44
Views: 4005

RE: French Male Baby Names?

Sebolino, We're not in the VIIIth century anymore... <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" b...

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by Qb001
Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Male Baby Names?
Replies: 44
Views: 4005

RE: French Male Baby Names?

Top 20 male first names in France (born in 2001) : 1.Lucas. 2.Hugo. 3.Thomas. 4.Théo. 5.Quentin. (Weird...) 6.Maxime. 7.Alexandre. 8.Antoine. 9.Valentin. (Weird...) 10.Clément. 11.Alexis. 12.Louis. 13.Paul. 14.Baptiste. (Weird...) 15.Julien. 16.Florian. 17.Mathieu. 18.Enzo. (Weird...) 19.Corentin. (...

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by Qb001
Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Believe In The Theory Of Evolution
Replies: 141
Views: 5664

RE: Do You Believe In The Theory Of Evolution

<u>Scientific American, from the April, 2005 issue</u> <i>Okay, We Give Up There's no easy way to admit this. For years, helpful letter writers told us to stick to science. They pointed out that science and politics don't mix. They said we should be more balanced in our presentation of such issues a...

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by Qb001
Sat Apr 16, 2005 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada- Don't Screw Yourselves In The Election!
Replies: 34
Views: 2791

RE: Canada- Don't Screw Yourselves In The Election

It's really beyond me that some people still consider voting for the Liberals, while it is slowly and surely established, day after day, that this party is systematically (in the sense that it is a well oiled system) corrupted to the bones. So if, like myself, you can't stand the Liberals and the Co...

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by Qb001
Tue Feb 22, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Someone Help Me With French?
Replies: 26
Views: 4070

RE: Can Someone Help Me With French?

Ma famille est composée de quatre personnes et de deux chiens. Mon père est dans la quarantaine, je ne peux dire quel âge il a exactement. Ma mère est au milieu de la quarantaine. Ma soeur a deux ans de moins que moi. Mon père et ma mère sont symphatiques. Cependant, ma soeur n'est pas gentille; je ...

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by Qb001
Tue Jan 25, 2005 5:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jackscrew Electrical Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 4185

Jackscrew Electrical Engine

I was watching a documentary about the <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> 261 crash the other day, and since then I became increasingly intrigued by a type of electrical engine. It is the type of engine that moves a jackscrew assembly that is used to set the trim level on the DC9/MD...

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by Qb001
Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Put The A380 In ATL
Replies: 67
Views: 13516

RE: Air France Put The A380 In ATL

<b>What does feed to/from Latin America have to do here? <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>’s market in <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> relies on the <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau Internat...

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by Qb001
Sat Jan 22, 2005 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Put The A380 In ATL
Replies: 67
Views: 13516

RE: Air France Put The A380 In ATL

Gee whiz; I'm still trying to put my lower jaw back in place, thanks to Padcrasher's posts...

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by Qb001
Thu Jan 20, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On HP Products
Replies: 32
Views: 2389

RE: Your Thoughts On HP Products

Bought a <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> Laserjet 1012 recently and I'm pretty satisfied so far. I also worked with a lot of <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> Laserjet printers through my career and I cannot say I ran into serious problems (Lexmark p...

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by Qb001
Sat Jan 08, 2005 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unsuccessful Variants Of Commercial Airliners
Replies: 41
Views: 5047

RE: Unsuccessful Variants Of Commercial Airliners

The Mercure was a great plane, but its short range killed it. I think 12 were built.

How about the Concorde and the TU-144 ? And, so far, the CRJ-900 got only 25 orders.

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by Qb001
Wed Dec 29, 2004 5:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Conservatives: Please Get "Socialism" Right
Replies: 7
Views: 2133

RE: US Conservatives: Please Get "Socialism" Right

For the far-right conservatives, anything they don't agree with is either terrorism, socialism or communism (yeah, that's right, the big "C" word is still being thrown around once in a while). It's so easy: - You're opposed to the war in Iraq, then you're a terrorist huger; - You want public healthc...

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 25, 2004 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vermont, Canada?
Replies: 35
Views: 4842

RE: Vermont, Canada?

I know Vertmont is great. I've always said that if ever I was to move south of the border, for whatever reason, that's the only place I could live.

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 25, 2004 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Two French Hostages Released In Iraq
Replies: 12
Views: 2246

RE: Two French Hostages Released In Iraq

I'd put good money that these "journalists" were never actually captive

Yeah, sure. And no 757 hit the Pentagon, it's only a conspiracy set up by the CIA...

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 25, 2004 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vermont, Canada?
Replies: 35
Views: 4842

RE: Vermont, Canada?

The previous posts escape the real debate, which is : should Vermont join Canada ?

Personally, I don't know, yet. But I do like the debate though.

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by Qb001
Tue Dec 21, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: E-Geeks: A Question About Java And/or Forms...
Replies: 3
Views: 3787

RE: E-Geeks: A Question About Java And/or Forms...

When you click the Submit button, it triggers a call to a function nammed "return validate_form()" on the server. The redirection to the "thanks.htm" is done within that function, on the server side.

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by Qb001
Thu Dec 16, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

<b>But then perhaps you really can't comprehend facts such as... Standard & Poor's and Dominion Bond Ratings putting BBD on Credit watch with "negative" implications... Bloomberg News reporting that 11 of 18 analysts that follow Bombardier put out "sell" or "underperform" ratings... or that 2 indepe...

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by Qb001
Thu Dec 16, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For A More Mature Transatlantic Relationship
Replies: 21
Views: 2455

RE: For A More Mature Transatlantic Relationship

I agree with 90% of the article. As for the remaining 10%, I have to take side with Americans <u>sometimes</u>, when they express the view that many countries (Europe and Canada, among others) don't do their fair share in terms of policing the world. Of course, the Iraq war has nothing to do with po...

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by Qb001
Thu Dec 16, 2004 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

Well, I might be wrong after all. Beaudoin just declared that the C-Serie is not dead. Actually, what he said is that he would prefer to build the C-Serie in Quebec. Maybe it's a matter of keeping all his options open. But remember : Beaudoin HAS NEVER completed a new program from a white sheet, in ...

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by Qb001
Thu Dec 16, 2004 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

<b>I'm no teenager, but don't get too blown away by something called a dead cat bounce. Market players are out there to do one thing -- make money -- and the smart ones know how to ride the shares in both directions. It could be that a bunch of shorters are now picking up their shares at bargain bas...

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by Qb001
Wed Dec 15, 2004 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

I think you made so valid points and some others are more questionable. <b>Bombardier has never developed a new airplane from a clean sheet of paper.</b> True. That's why I believe the C-Serie, under Beaudoin, is dead. <b>Even thought Bombardier is a top aerospace company, they have little experienc...

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by Qb001
Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

Planemaker, the only thing I have to say as an answer to your teenage-minded "analysis" is : brother  Insane ...

Anyway, given Laurent Beaudoin's management style, I think the C-Serie will be shelved, and for a long, long time.

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by Qb001
Tue Dec 14, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

<b>Tellier "sold" the "profitable and highly cherished" Rec Division <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> the Bombardier/Beaudoin family. And not only did the Bombardier/Beaudoin family retake control of the Rec Div but they ended up paying only paid 50% of their supposed "bid...

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by Qb001
Tue Dec 14, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Chief Sacked
Replies: 24
Views: 3372

RE: Bombardier Chief Sacked

<b>Analysts have a lot more confidence in Tellier and his program than in the Beaudoin/Bombardier family... they got the company into the current mess.</b> Now now; let's be serious for a second here. The Beaudoin/Bombardier family took Bombardier from an obscure back-yard garage building a freak ma...

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by Qb001
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Living In Canada
Replies: 23
Views: 2712

RE: Living In Canada

You can also try this site : <a href="http://www.jobboom.com" target=_blank>http://www.jobboom.com</a> It depends what you include in social security, and it may vary from one province to the other. But typically, your taxes will cover basic healthcare (then again, what's covered by the healthcare p...

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by Qb001
Sun Dec 12, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Getting Poorer?
Replies: 16
Views: 1425

RE: Canada Getting Poorer?

<b>True or not, the news I have from my Quebec friends is that the overall economic and social situation has worsened from the days I used to live there. Has there been any significant governmental changes/policies ?</b> I tend to agree. And yes, Quebeckers, in a collective moronic move, decided to ...

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by Qb001
Sun Dec 12, 2004 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Leadership Profile
Replies: 40
Views: 1754

RE: Your Leadership Profile

I thought I'd come out as Che Guevarra, and I ended up being Clinton.

May as well make the most of it then: where's the intern ???

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by Qb001
Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto VS Vancouver
Replies: 19
Views: 1630

RE: Toronto VS Vancouver

There you go  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT=...

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by Qb001
Sun Dec 12, 2004 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto VS Vancouver
Replies: 19
Views: 1630

RE: Toronto VS Vancouver

2. Racism is socially acceptable

I can live with the other 9 reasons, but this one is way too harsh. To say that it's posted All in good fun is a bit of an oxymoron.

Sorry...

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 11, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anne Coulter On Canada And Other Fun Stuff.
Replies: 40
Views: 3359

RE: Anne Coulter On Canada And Other Fun Stuff.

I'm saved ! Ann Coulter does not want me, she only wants the western cow-boys and right-wingers.

Seriously though, why is anyone paying attention to this fasco-bimbo anyway ???

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 11, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto VS Vancouver
Replies: 19
Views: 1630

RE: Toronto VS Vancouver

A bit off-topic, but Jayce's post has trigger some inspiration... TOP 10 REASONS <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> LIVE <acronym title="MAT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN</acronym> QUEBEC 1. You live, period; work is an annoying activity between two parties 2. Your $400,0...

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 96% Of Women Are Liars - It's True!
Replies: 27
Views: 2794

RE: 96% Of Women Are Liars - It's True!

When a woman says she is a liar, is she lying or saying the truth ? If she's saying the truth, then she's not a liar. But if she's not saying the truth about being a liar, then it means she's not a liar either. Hence, women never lie. (Note to all women : for a date, you can reach me at +1 450 965 0...

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by Qb001
Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toronto VS Vancouver
Replies: 19
Views: 1630

RE: Toronto VS Vancouver

<b>If I had to pick between the two, I'd pick <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>...we have more Stanley Cup victories !!</b> By that logic then, <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL...

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by Qb001
Fri Dec 10, 2004 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Same-Sex Marriage In Canada Come Thursday
Replies: 122
Views: 4860

RE: Same-Sex Marriage In Canada Come Thursday

Looking at what is going on in this matter south of our border, I have the feeling that the right to same-sex marriage, alongside with our healthcare program, will become a defining characteristic of the Canadian identity. Basically, this ruling reinforces the Canadian tradition that the government ...

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by Qb001
Wed Dec 08, 2004 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Both Side Of The Fence
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

RE: Both Side Of The Fence

Hey Radarbeam,

You're just a moron who refuse to believe in GWB's gospel. Have faith in the great GWB : this kid is going to die for his/her own good...

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by Qb001
Wed Dec 08, 2004 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sports Teams You Can't Stand...
Replies: 62
Views: 3877

RE: Sports Teams You Can't Stand...

The NY Giants (NFL). There's not a goddamn Sunday where there game is not shown around here, even when they play against a soporific team, such as Cleveland or Cincinnati. <acronym title="Challenge Air Cargo (USA) and Rheintalflug (Austria)">WE</acronym> WANT <acronym title="President Airlines (Camb...

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