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by IMissPiedmont
Sat May 16, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (Circa 1960 Terminal Interior)
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

RE: Where? (Circa 1960 Terminal Interior)

Perhaps Dulles is the answer.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat May 09, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Class Action Lawsuit Re: WiFi Deceit
Replies: 56
Views: 10216

RE: UA Class Action Lawsuit Re: WiFi Deceit

How sad. Why would you pay that much for wifi when you will be on the ground in a few hours? It is true I guess that a sucker is born every minute.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat May 09, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UP To 15 Years For SEX On The Beach
Replies: 58
Views: 3022

RE: UP To 15 Years For SEX On The Beach

Sadly, the U.S. Is full of people afraid of the human body. Inow if they were screwing on a crowded beach in the middle of the day, that would be inappropriate.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri May 08, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Will You Spend On Mother's Day?
Replies: 13
Views: 1647

RE: How Much Will You Spend On Mother's Day?

I rarely leave my house on Sunday so the odds are I will spend nothing.

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon May 04, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Columbine II Sold
Replies: 6
Views: 9031

RE: Columbine II Sold

Why should it be up in a museum when it could be seen flying? There are many of these in museums already.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat May 02, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should We Get A New Car?
Replies: 35
Views: 2261

RE: Should We Get A New Car?

If your wife is toting a baby around, she needs to give up this car yesterday, it is not safe.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Racist Places In America
Replies: 42
Views: 2306

RE: The Most Racist Places In America

Why do people still write "the n-word"? It has now taken the place of the word nigger as a term of derision by racists and is equally as ugly. Trust me on that. But, having travelled the U.S. extensively, that map is pretty accurate. Of course there will be pockets that do not match but you can't ma...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memories: JFK TWA Flight Center T5
Replies: 47
Views: 6054

RE: Memories: JFK TWA Flight Center T5

When airports were fun to visit. I miss the days of pulling up to this terminal in a 707 with a 747 on each side and a brand new L-1011 a couple gates away. That was almost magical.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush VS Clinton: Who Is More Likely To Win?
Replies: 122
Views: 5792

RE: Bush VS Clinton: Who Is More Likely To Win?

The only way Hilary could lose to any republican, in fact any democrat candidate, is if the republicans throw the religious right/tea party idiots out.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Loretta Lynch Finally Confirmed
Replies: 152
Views: 4115

RE: Loretta Lynch Finally Confirmed

I wish people would quit picking on people who arrived uninvited to this part of North America, I might start to feel bad that my ancestors did the same thing almost 500 years ago. But really, I have noticed that in almost every case of people getting their panties in a twist about "illegal" immigra...

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Like It If More Women Wore Pigtails?
Replies: 20
Views: 4982

RE: Would You Like It If More Women Wore Pigtails?

I will fess up and say I do not like pigtails, ever. They should be strongly discouraged on anyone over the age of three.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Apr 05, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stop And Start Or Keep Your Car Running?
Replies: 53
Views: 3099

RE: Stop And Start Or Keep Your Car Running?

Anything over a minute on a fuel injected engine, shut it off. But surely I misread, you don't really leave it running for 30 minutes when you're not driving, do you?

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pima Air & Space Museam Visit?
Replies: 6
Views: 1377

RE: Pima Air & Space Museam Visit?

Ay, Yi, Yi!
That will teach me to fall asleep while posting and not double checking before finishing. It is not the first 727, just the first to operate a scheduled service.

The 787 is beautiful, it will be pulled out in about 2 weeks.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pima Air & Space Museam Visit?
Replies: 6
Views: 1377

RE: Pima Air & Space Museam Visit?

In addition to the new beast we have the first 727, a Martin 4-O-4, an ex United Carvelle.... Oh hell, go to pimaair.org.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Air Cargo Update?
Replies: 7
Views: 2909

RE: Aloha Air Cargo Update?

Two of the 737-200s are in Tucson, 1 stored and one being prepared for a new operator. At least one was in a hanger a couple weeks ago, I think it still is.

[Edited 2015-03-25 19:39:24]

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid
Replies: 128
Views: 5223

RE: Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid

It goes beyond being a natural born citizen, if a person is born outside the U.S. or it's territories, both parents must be US citizens, Cruz does not make it on that alone. But as he is a complete jackass he is a perfect fit for the Republican Party.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Laptops Can Fit In A Plane?
Replies: 43
Views: 11271

RE: How Many Laptops Can Fit In A Plane?

<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="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> "He"? But the ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why No Happy Singles Day?
Replies: 31
Views: 2184

RE: Why No Happy Singles Day?

How about a day for slapping the crap out of people who want a day for everything?

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Wants Voting To Become Mandatory
Replies: 126
Views: 4260

RE: Obama Wants Voting To Become Mandatory

The whole voting process is archaic in the US. Fix that and I bet more people would vote. Why, in this day and with the technology available, do I need to go stand in a line, talk to one person who spends five minutes looking for my name in a beat up book, having me sign, sending me to another perso...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Electronic Cigarettes In Flight
Replies: 71
Views: 9093

RE: Electronic Cigarettes In Flight

I would rather sit near somone using one of these than someone with a cheekful of Copenhagen. I'd still have to laugh at him or her though.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Sells A340 Fleet To Scrapper
Replies: 83
Views: 32869

RE: Cathay Sells A340 Fleet To Scrapper

Good god, now scrapping has to be politically correct. End of life solutions? Seriously?

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Mar 11, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Subscribe To 'Airways' Magazine?
Replies: 51
Views: 11157

RE: Anyone Subscribe To 'Airways' Magazine?

In was a subscriber for years bug let it lapse a few years back. When I went into the city a few months ago I bought an issue. It took me a week to struggle through it. Poorly bound, horrible pictures (probably due to the cheap paper) and there was just something wrong with the layout. That will be ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ben Carson Confuses Prison Sex With "being Gay"
Replies: 184
Views: 5155

RE: Ben Carson Confuses Prison Sex With "being Gay"

Wow, go from the fact that lots of men are really gay or at least bi, to arguing about immigration.

But as to men in prison having sex with other men? Of course they are gay or bi, a straight man would go without.

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Mar 02, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Very Strange Ad Pop Ups
Replies: 15
Views: 794

RE: Very Strange Ad Pop Ups

I don't know if it's the sephora ad but I get some loud thing that says Chloe. Makes the site unusable.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avoid The Phisherman.
Replies: 46
Views: 3504

Avoid The Phisherman.

There is a certain member here that I am not permitted to name but he, she, or it, is always posting asking what your credit card company or bank is. You are aware that he, she, or it is phishing for personal information to steal your identity, I hope. Seriously, do not give it any information. Real...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Graveyards
Replies: 10
Views: 3910

RE: Airline Graveyards

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/superjeff" class="quote" target="_blank">superjeff</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The 707 is no...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should Power Rangers Have A Male Pink Ranger?
Replies: 56
Views: 4422

RE: Should Power Rangers Have A Male Pink Ranger?

I thought you had to be at least 13 to have a user name here.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Cable Tv As We Know It About To Change?
Replies: 21
Views: 2511

RE: Is Cable Tv As We Know It About To Change?

Too many damn sports channels on cable, or satellite, for me. If they took those away and np are them a premium service I might consider cable for $15.00 per month. I cancelled my last cable service when they price went to $19.99 so you can see what I think of it.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainline AA Routes At DFW That Will Stay Mainline
Replies: 44
Views: 7611

RE: Mainline AA Routes At DFW That Will Stay Mainline

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaXNA" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaXNA</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I will will fly on any plane, the only pla...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Message You Sent...
Replies: 23
Views: 2657

RE: Last Message You Sent...

My mother never heard of messaging or cell phones, hell she never owned a television so I think if my last message was to her I would be on my way to a loony bin. Probably am anyway though.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/crackup.gif" width="18" height="...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American/Israeli Files Suit Against Kuwait Airways
Replies: 292
Views: 23581

RE: American/Israeli Files Suit Against Kuwait Airways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UALWN" class="quote" target="_blank">UALWN</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I believe that is a...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has SXM Beach Bashing Gone Too Far?
Replies: 113
Views: 19390

RE: Has SXM Beach Bashing Gone Too Far?

That is either a photoshop picture or the angle is tricking the eye. Using simple spatial reckoning, that airplane crashed about 200 yards short of the runway.

It's a fake.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are There Any Operational Lockheed L-1011?
Replies: 80
Views: 50877

RE: Are There Any Operational Lockheed L-1011?

I agree that the L-1011 was a great aircraft, both functionally and aesthetically, bit I quite fear for the people who think an airplane could ever be "sexy".

 

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats The Currently Acceptable Term For "black"?
Replies: 81
Views: 3965

RE: Whats The Currently Acceptable Term For "black"?

Every time a term for someone's skin color, sexual attractions or beliefs changes, the racists and other hate types begin to use that term in a negative way. I agree that the terms nigger and faggot should not be used, nor should they be buried and never mentioned. Hiding these words hides the hate ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN: We Need A North American Passport
Replies: 52
Views: 3386

RE: CNN: We Need A North American Passport

I think it's a damn good idea. It's about time this false sense of borders begins to disappear. People have been crossing the "border" for thousands of years and we need more freedom, not less. Now all the cowards can slam me because of their fear of terrorism. Be my guest. You are wrong but nobody ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1% And 99% - What Does It Mean?
Replies: 56
Views: 2971

RE: 1% And 99% - What Does It Mean?

Statistics are wonderful aren't they? My income where I live provides a nice, comfortable life but in <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>, NYC, Seattle and other large cities, I would not be able live comfortably on what I make. On the other hand, if I lived 60 miles south of where I do and earn...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hyundai To Dump CD Players For Some 2016 MY Cars
Replies: 95
Views: 5075

RE: Hyundai To Dump CD Players For Some 2016 MY Cars

As a pure Luddite, I proudly say that......the <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> player is long past it's relevance. I have hundreds of CDs on a shelf that I keep only as backup. Silly because I have my entire music library stored on 4 hard drives, no make that 6 if you count the co...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FWD, RWD Or AWD?
Replies: 29
Views: 2634

RE: FWD, RWD Or AWD?

For my type of driving it makes no difference. I prefer rear wheel drive only because I am old and like to think that a transmission or differential can be replaced more easily. Note that I typed "think". When if comes time for a new vehicle, there will be no choice since everything is FWD except tr...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Romney Running On Dem Ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 1986

RE: Romney Running On Dem Ticket

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fxramper" class="quote" target="_blank">fxramper</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thus guaranteei...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Car Features
Replies: 12
Views: 1957

RE: Questions About Car Features

And I still don't want power windows, auto function or not.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Flight With 2 Pax
Replies: 75
Views: 19715

RE: DL Flight With 2 Pax

In the days before deregulation an early morning flight with only a few passengers was common. I spent many an hour as a teenager flying around in aircraft with only 2 or 3 passengers. I miss those days when flying was something to look forward to.

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Jeb Bush Win?
Replies: 65
Views: 3790

RE: Will Jeb Bush Win?

That's funny. Who is Jeb bush? But then who was Obama, or George W? It matters little who the parties nominate, the democratic candidate will will easily. Reason? Because the republicans are showing that all their bluster over the past six years has been just that. They are doing nothing and will co...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes: Plane Graveyard
Replies: 24
Views: 18072

RE: 60 Minutes: Plane Graveyard

I always wondered where Peter Noone went after Herman's Hermits. But, on a serious note, all those aerials are <acronym title="Victorville - Southern California Logistics (International) (George AFB) (VCV), USA - California">VCV</acronym>, <acronym title="Marana - Pinal Airpark (Silver Bell AHP / Ma...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?
Replies: 65
Views: 30559

RE: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?

Not the most observant man in the world, was he? I believe I might have seen that before my ass hit the seat.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alaska's No Nicotine Employee Policy
Replies: 59
Views: 15283

RE: Alaska's No Nicotine Employee Policy

I don't believe they have this policy anymore. Twenty years ago they did but as they are no a publicly traded company, they are not allowed to. I may be wrong about them not having it today but I don't think it would be legal.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Donna Douglas Aka "Elly May"
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

RE: RIP Donna Douglas Aka "Elly May"

The craziest one outlived all the others. She was a complete loon.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toddler Shoots, Kills Mom At Hayden Wal-Mart
Replies: 199
Views: 6126

RE: Toddler Shoots, Kills Mom At Hayden Wal-Mart

All this arguing about guns being good vs guns being evil is find bug what about the most ridiculous part of the story? Why would they make everyone leave the store and then close it for almost 24 hours? Rope off the scene, cart away the corpse and mop up the blood, problem solved in about 15 minutes.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow Days Are Fun!
Replies: 22
Views: 1932

RE: Snow Days Are Fun!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cjg225" class="quote" target="_blank">cjg225</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nope, further sou...

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow Days Are Fun!
Replies: 22
Views: 1932

RE: Snow Days Are Fun!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That is a bit extre...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Dec 27, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2014 College Football Bowl Charters
Replies: 58
Views: 11575

RE: 2014 College Football Bowl Charters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canyonblue17" class="quote" target="_blank">canyonblue17</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> ...

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