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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation
Replies: 52
Views: 2477

Re: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation

Name of hostage taker has been released: Malik Faisal Akhram. Age: 44. Nationality: British. The hostage-taker was heard demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist who is currently serving an 86-year prison term in the US, law enforcement officials told local media. Siddiqu...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

We could use another Ice Bowl! It could happen. Not inconceivable that Dallas and Green Bay could meet at Lambeau for the NFC championship. I really hope not due to my deep-seated hatred for all things Cowboy, but you never know I messed up that NE vs Buf pick Buffalo was firing on all cylinders. J...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 16281

Re: Australian Open 2022

Would it have been easier to not play in the first place knowing he had to be vaccinated?

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation
Replies: 52
Views: 2477

Re: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation

What would that achieve other than make him a hero and a martyr to those who support his cause? That being said, I suspect it will become public soon anyway. It already has actually as which is why the FBI and MSM should follow suit. He has been dead for hours already and ID is simple at this point.

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Congratulations to the 'Natti for breaking the drought. Random thought: there are two division rematches in the 1st round, and in both cases, the road team won both meetings. I wonder how many times that has occurred in postseason history? Happy for them though Carr sucks! I also don't know why the...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation
Replies: 52
Views: 2477

Re: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation

I am glad none of the hostages was harmed. Seems like he wasn't going to come out without a fight. Once the flash bang grenade was used his fate was sealed. I do not know why they won't release his name. Terrorism can't be tolerated.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster
Replies: 17
Views: 1308

Re: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster

:checkmark: In many ways I think this is much worse than the jail sentence. For generations upon generations his name will be a byword for extreme incompetence and cowardice. His kids have to live with that and so will his grandkids....and at some point presumably he has to explain it to them which...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Motorcycle storage near Dallas Ft. Worth Airport
Replies: 12
Views: 680

Re: Motorcycle storage near Dallas Ft. Worth Airport

TWA772LR wrote:
A self storage facility would probably be the best bet.


I don't believe self storage has heat or electricity?

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 15, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?
Replies: 138
Views: 11670

Re: If Russia invades Ukraine what response can be made?

MohawkWeekend wrote:
Why are so many news outlets reporting today that Russia is planning a false flag incident to justify invasion?


My guess would be to try to take the news cycle away from the catastrophic losses Biden had handed to him last two days. They need to get a new headline fast.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

I may have to change my Bill-Pats pic. The temp forecast(negatives) will destroy the passing game, which will actually do wonders for the Patriots D. Good thinking. I can't wait for this game though as these winter games are what make Football awesome. I hope next week its the same at Lambeau. We c...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster
Replies: 17
Views: 1308

Re: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WX_08zcCmx8


Chilling how he was so afraid. Shame.
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mchei wrote:
On this occasion I’m happily sharing how Cpt. Schettino gets roasted by the Italian Marine Cpt. De Falco:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WX_08zcCmx8


Chilling how he was so afraid. Shame.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21245

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Burro

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21245

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Squeegee

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freaky accident
Replies: 16
Views: 1151

Re: Freaky accident

Yes it takes quite a speed to roll a car. I am glad no fatalities.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 16281

Re: Australian Open 2022

I hope the minister decides to use his discretion and remove Novax. That woii is is also be the end of his Australian open career, he would be banned for 3 years, it might also cause problems with visas for other countries like the US. Since he’s not of good character he could be removed as a 501. ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing
Replies: 10
Views: 724

Re: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing

I think Lightfoot is as bad a mayor as Diblasio was but I have to agree with her on this one.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 8469

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Not different. Someone who is not bad and is not deified and is not vilified. And that will mean getting people in the legislature that are willing to compromise and do "back room deals" etc. Tugg I am not confident conditions exist for having a POTUS like that again. :shakehead: How a pr...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 8469

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Dead in the water thank God. Your would think Bareshelves Democrats would learn. Nope they are going all the way with the radical, extremist members of their party and now not much will get done. Sadly no matter what happens in the mid terms meaningful legislation isn't possible until we get someon...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Not playoff related but its also black Monday and as a Dolphins fans I am asking my self what the actual bleep. :banghead: :banghead: They fired Brian Flores after 3 seasons. They didn't make the playoffs I guess but they won 8 of their last 9 this year and had they beat the Jags or the Raiders thi...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

You’ve clearly followed the case and I appreciate the info. I was really hoping that the judge would throw the book at her. I suppose her being found guilty is a win all by itself. I’m really tired of the lack of accountability. We live in a world where a teenager working a summer job at McDonald’s...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

NIK - I agree the Chargers coach may be in the unemployment line. Not only did he call that senseless time out, he went for it on 4th down from their own 18 yard line earlier in the game which led to easy points for the Raiders. He apparently learned nothing from trying that three times against the...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

In contrast to your Raiders, I say LETS GO BENGALS!!!! WHO DEY!!! Should be a good game. If the Raiders pass rush plays the same your QB better watch out. I have no idea how the Niners squeaked in, but we Bay Area faithful will take it. It is amazing how inconsistent Garoppolo is he can be the best...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

It’s still baffling how she fooled so many of these supposedly intelligent people and how can a company be valued at 9 billion with nothing to show? I think John Spanos was worse he actually took legal ownership of a Major sports franchise with nothing. Don't forget how CNBC and the market works, t...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 125
Views: 6586

Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Omg the Raiders were going to run out the clock so both they and the Chargers get in the playoffs and the coach of the Chargers calls a time out? LOL he may be out of work soon. Are you ready for the push to the SuperBowl? I was a Raider Fan before they came to LV I don't like Carr he sucks but Beng...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Bob Saget
Replies: 24
Views: 1711

Re: RIP Bob Saget

Wow know someone that going to see him at Foxwoods soon. Jeez RIP.

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Couldn’t agree more. It’s comical to rewind the clock a few years and witness everyone gushing over the despicable woman. Her fake voice should have been the first red flag. How she fooled anyone is a mystery to me. The voice thing was un-nerving and a giveaway for sure. I think what makes me laugh...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6812

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

I’ve always thought from the start this was a shake down for more cash from Giuffre. Andrew screwed up when he denied sleeping with her. He should have just admitted he shagged her, instead he made himself look like a complete idiot. There’s nothing illegal about sleeping with a 17 year old, it’s d...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

bad actors within the groups. Don't forget the "outside agitators" :sarcastic: Trump called for the attack on the Capitol, and did so with a lie. No he didn't, Rudy was the only one that said anything inciteful. Trump will not be charged as this is all a dog and pony show to take the elec...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

casinterest wrote:
But please submit your definition of Terrorism.



Criminal acts designed to scare of intimidate to further a political or religious agenda.

When Cites burn and people and property are attacked in the name of "protest" to further a far left agenda you qualify.

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6812

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

sexual assualt it's a murky legal term In what way is "sexual assault" a murky legal term? The legal world has grouped rape and other offenses into one which I don't like. If the prince had sex with her against her will it's rape, if a guy walking down the street touches a woman's butt th...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

armed to the teeth. Huh? This statement is totally false. Just to back up my fact https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b19571...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6812

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

I don't see the Prince Andrew case going anywhere, as 17 is an adult on NY and 16 is an adult in the UK. The accusations against him aren't statutory rape they are sexual assualt it's a murky legal term but I think sexual assault and battery mean she wasn't a willing participant and that she was pr...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1426

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

seb146 wrote:
If they were actual real tacos, I would do it. What Taco Bell serves are not tacos. I do like their steak breakfast burritos.


Jacks breakfast Burritos is a whole other world give them a try.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

seb146 wrote:
armed to the teeth.


Huh? This statement is totally false.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants

I don't know anything about De Blasio (well I heard of him, since his election), what he did etc., so I'm not defending him, but he was the mayor of alpha city NYC for two full terms and term limited. Meanwhile, Andy Cohen is a somewhat successful talk show host ? He has other things going on. I do...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1426

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

No I would rather go to Del Taco and pay more.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants

I didn't watch this live since I always spend NYE on the strip but heard about this and finally watched it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuELqOhSjgM Don't know much about Andy Cohen but that was classic and a breath of fresh air. He nailed all facts on Diblasio etc. Didn't know why he attacked Se...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

We don't need the fringe driving the bus. If that is what drives the primaries, we need to get rid of primaries. All we are getting are bad actors. Open elections would have a chance to work, would love to see it. Joe Biden got through the primaries and won 80 million votes in the general election ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Isn't that kind of the problem right there? Why is it so damn important to keep the crazies happy? It's election turnout, I didn't create it. Primaries are very fringe and the hard liners turn out and factor into who wins. Then you move back to the middle for the general. Don't look at me I want a ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 228
Views: 14745

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

All three defendants have been handed life sentences. Only Bryan's was with the possibility of parole. I like this from the judges statement prior top sentencing: "a neighbor is more than the people who just own property around your house. I believe that assuming the worst in others we show ou...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump is the most ironic president in that he pulled off the biggest upset beating Hillary and had the chops to be a competent executive but just couldn't hire the right staff and listen to them. I'm going to have to agree to disagree on the quoted part, but overall, I agree with you! I believe his...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 203
Views: 11068

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump made one of his gravest errors in just sitting there and not acting to shut this riot down. Though I don't consider it an insurrection and more of a riot it should have been dealt with swiftly and with more deadly force. Any lawmaker D or R should be protected. If unauthorized individuals brea...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 06, 2022 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 16281

Re: Australian Open 2022

She has not officially retired but yes she is sitting out this tournament. She injured her hamstring at Wimbledon in July and hasn’t played since. Few people in tennis would be surprised if she has one more spirited run, but even fewer will be surprised if she doesn’t. Her days of being a regular c...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: All-time Epic Fail Threads Of A.net CONTINUED
Replies: 36
Views: 4264

Re: All-time Epic Fail Threads Of A.net CONTINUED

Flairport will live forever. Well, its over. Didn't end the way I wanted it to...she told me not to talk to her anymore. So..lessons learned: 1) keep your thoughts private 2) don't track girls flights 3) be kind 4) don't do anything that would make it appear that you are stalking...I never did actua...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21245

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Favor

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 62791

Re: Allegiant nearing deal for 737MAX

Going by what their fleet has been this is a positive.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Couldn’t agree more. It’s comical to rewind the clock a few years and witness everyone gushing over the despicable woman. Her fake voice should have been the first red flag. How she fooled anyone is a mystery to me. The voice thing was un-nerving and a giveaway for sure. I think what makes me laugh...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Re: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)

1337Delta764 wrote:
I was wondering, what do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice, other than alcohol?

I once tried it with strawberries and it was good. My grandfather suggested it would go well with peaches.


At this point you are drinking Sangria almost so.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Aaron747 wrote:
I think all 11 should have returned guilty.

The thread title is fine - the verdicts *are* a mess.


I am pretty sure this is a great verdict this jury was having trouble coming to any consensus so the 4 convictions is fine with me.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is your theme for the year?
Replies: 10
Views: 781

Re: What is your theme for the year?

Aaron747 wrote:
The only good theme for this year is to end PY3 (Pandemic Year) early.


On this we agree 100%

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