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by aeromoe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 174
Views: 13855

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q2 2021

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1455913&p=22722229#p22722229

Last Five Words - tie it all together now


and use correct punctuation please!
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qf789 wrote:
Welcome to Five Word Story Thread - Q2 2021, please continue below

Link to last thread

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1455913&p=22722229#p22722229

Last Five Words - tie it all together now


and use correct punctuation please!

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by aeromoe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 568
Views: 33707

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

ER757 wrote:
mind


gap

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by aeromoe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC
Replies: 68
Views: 4828

Re: Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC

"Uber eats driver killed by carjackers in DC" Why would Uber eat one of its own drivers. It's bad enough he was killed by carjackers. Yeah, upthread someone recommended a moderator revise the title so it wasn't confusing or be interpreted ridiculously. Apparently it hasn't been revised. R...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

OzarkD9S wrote:
that really made no sense...


especially once we threw common...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

OzarkD9S wrote:
Willy


Nilly

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Once apon a time there........


was a five-word story...

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Broken down ship in Suez Canal on the move again
Replies: 91
Views: 11031

Re: Ship happens - Suez Canal shut down by broken ship

Ok, but technically the big ball is rotating quite rapidly :) Which big ball and how rapidly? THAT big ball. .... and at quite the clip: better than a thousand miles an hour. ( earth surface velocity at the equator is ~40.000 km / 24h = ~1666km/h ) Rotation speed = ~15 degrees per hour (15x24=360.)...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Broken down ship in Suez Canal on the move again
Replies: 91
Views: 11031

Re: Ship happens - Suez Canal shut down by broken ship

She is a big ship,. and they don't exactly turn on a dime. Strong winds from the side in a narrow canal without electrical corrections is a recipe for collision Time to be pedantic: recipe for allision, not collision. :stirthepot: Ok, but technically the big ball is rotating quite rapidly :) Which ...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

T18 wrote:
Shack


Lacey

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

So, a new sentence begins.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
zippyjet wrote:
aeromoe wrote:

slacker


sycophant.

Minion


assistant

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Coaster


slacker

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Government


mousetrap

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

ER757 wrote:
cycle


circus

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22
Replies: 279
Views: 32078

Re: Ten murdered in Boulder, CO by shooter 3/22

ltbewr wrote:
Likely the store will be shut down for months for investigations,

If this is the case I certainly hope King Soopers will be kind enough to donate the short shelf-life lot of perishable goods (milk, etc) to homeless shelters and food banks in the greater metro area.

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
thingamabobs, when a thingamajig would.......

undoubtedly, certainly, most probably, not...

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
step


promotion

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

Now is the time for...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

KlimaBXsst wrote:
3x’s


Fresh

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Panic


Disco

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
typing shield saved the day.....


and much more than that!

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Jump


Roth

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will we ever see anything like The Residences ever again?
Replies: 26
Views: 4415

Re: Will we ever see anything like The Residences ever again?

"Everybody" talking, lol? ...what evidence is there that even 0.1% of the flying public knew about this? Could it be that "everybody" is just a colloquialism used by, well, "everybody" in the know about a referenced topic. ....which would make it no less inaccurate of ...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will we ever see anything like The Residences ever again?
Replies: 26
Views: 4415

Re: Will we ever see anything like The Residences ever again?

LAX772LR wrote:
Armodeen wrote:
and got everybody talking about Etihad.

"Everybody" talking, lol? ...what evidence is there that even 0.1% of the flying public knew about this?


Could it be that "everybody" is just a colloquialism used by, well, "everybody" in the know about a referenced topic.

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
got spilt over the keyboard.......


but thankfully my transparent speedo...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Contagious


Epizootic :o

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Daylight Savings Time - connections
Replies: 14
Views: 2596

Re: Daylight Savings Time - connections

Daylight Savings Time did not go into effect this morning. But Daylight Saving Time did. :checkmark: Exactly. But colloquially a LOT of people say "Savings" because that's probably how their parents said it so they just picked it up. I was one of them until I got older and learned the pro...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 10464

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

Aaron747 wrote:
These are probably the same cohort who think the Apollo program culminated in a Kubrick shoot.


It did...but Kubrick was such a perfectionist he insisted he shoot it "on location."

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

KlimaBXsst wrote:
Shining OAG son, cancelled why


Can't even respond to this...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Stick


Shift

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used
Replies: 17
Views: 3121

Re: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used

UA444 wrote:
Who had code 88?


Let's see. Like so many topics asked about on a.net, a simple net search provides the answer.

88: apparently nobody

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Boeing_customer_codes

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix
Replies: 39
Views: 2054

Re: Netflix

Aaron747 wrote:
Fun fact: Netflix is HQ’d in Los Gatos, a sleepy San Jose suburb with a couple wineries nestled against the Santa Cruz mountains. Notable LG residents have included Steve Wozniak, John Steinbeck, and unfortunately, QB Trent Edwards.


NASCAR's AJ Allmendinger was born in Los Gatos in Dec 1981.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Satellite Tracking
Replies: 7
Views: 961

Re: Satellite Tracking

Heavens Above is a good app for that. And I think Star Walk has satellites too in the premium version. Heavens Above is an orbital tracking web site to begin with. https://www.heavens-above.com/ App is secondary. Heavens Above was the site I was directed to but I did not see anything in a retrograd...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Throw open the windows and .....


let the sun shine in...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

ER757 wrote:
canyon


grand

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

casinterest wrote:
Snowflake


Denver

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Return to Service Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 63947

Re: Boeing 737MAX Return to Service Thread 2021

qf789 wrote:
WestJet 737MAX8 C-GZSG came out of storage from MZG and returned to YYC on 9 Feb 21


MZG? Taiwan? Maybe that's the case...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Tantrum


Triggered

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
may linger in the air for.......


possibly an extra word or...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Cockpit built from LEGO! (which could use your help)
Replies: 11
Views: 6534

Re: Cockpit built from LEGO! (which could use your help)

Hi aeromoe. Have not built - these are renders. Have checked everything from structural integrity, color availability (98% all good) and ability to put it together. I've noticed a few submissions that do extremely well and yet would just fall over in real life and that bugs me so wished to ensure a...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Cockpit built from LEGO! (which could use your help)
Replies: 11
Views: 6534

Re: Cockpit built from LEGO! (which could use your help)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51013396763_9face0f4f1_c.jpg Hi Everyone. My Boeing 747 Cockpit on LEGO Ideas has now completed a quarter of its journey! Thank you so much to the 2,500 supporters who boarded for this journey so far. It's been fantastic and really appreciated! There are plenty o...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

vrbarreto wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
evacuate your bowels and then.....


sound the all clear loudly


but warn the family it...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Elegance


Diva

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used
Replies: 17
Views: 3121

Re: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used

leftcoast8 wrote:
When United wet leased three DC-10s from Canadian Airlines...


This originated during the time of CP Air, not Canadian Airlines. CP Air eventually morphed into Canadian Airlines through mergers and Canadian itself was merged into Air Canada on 1 January 2001.

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used
Replies: 17
Views: 3121

Re: Boeing customer codes - rarities or allocated but never used

BoeingGuy wrote:
DouglasDC10 wrote:
Cubana's 39 - Its 707 order never became reality due to the Cuban Revolution.


...Did they take Western’s customer codes?


No - they were delivered to WA as 707-139s.

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

NIKV69 wrote:
aeromoe wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
Rustlers


Cowhand


Brand


Style

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why no Boeing 707 stretch?
Replies: 21
Views: 4853

Re: Why no Boeing 707 stretch?

I think the 720 was the same length as the original -100? There was the -138 shrink case specially for Qantas 720 was NOT the same length as the -100. A quick web search will answer this: "Compared to the 707-120, it has a length reduced by 9 feet (2.7 m)." This also excludes that special...

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 21083

Re: Word Game Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Rustlers


Cowhand

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 8214

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q1 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
then on the loo for.......


a nice sit down to...

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