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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 9283

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

The Liberal media is using this killing of one person to be some kind of touchpoint. As a white person, I never see the media making any kind of "whites slayed by blacks" a touchpoint. They always rationalize there way around those stories. Ooooops, racism exists on both sides of the equa...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Government reform: firing of officials
Replies: 50
Views: 2070

Re: Government reform: firing of officials

As for this situation, I really don't think it was great for Trump to fire the IG, there must be more info to come out that supports his decision, and hopefully it should come out. You mean like this? Fired watchdog was also investigating Pompeo's decision to approve Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON — Ou...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 9068

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

I am confused, can you confirm you thought highly of America before Trump? so you liked how America went into Vietnam? how it participated in the first Gulf war? then invading Afghanistan? Invading Iraq? So your opinion of America was high, til Trump showed up is that it? Or you always had your neg...

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 9068

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

AirWorthy99 wrote:
Trump is ending wars others started, yet that's not enough for "America's reputation" to be high.

I am confused.


What wars has Trump ended?

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020
Replies: 89
Views: 4424

Re: Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020

Trump may lose simply because his base are quite literally dying off. The old white brigade seem to be Covid-19's favorite targets. Looking at you, Florida.

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by bgm
Mon May 18, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 25314

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

It really is a spectacular coincidence that Tweedledum and Tweedledee lead the two countries which have the highest death tolls in the world.

Who would've guessed?

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by bgm
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll Americans turning against trump
Replies: 55
Views: 2518

Re: Poll Americans turning against trump

The polls all had Hillary winning. But I know people rarely ever learn from their past mistakes. I'm sure the left will cook up another Boogeyman that stole the election from them. She did win, it's just your daft undemocratic electoral college system that denied her the presidency. We’re a nation ...

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by bgm
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure
Replies: 83
Views: 3415

Re: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Coronavirus Illness

Not only this but this drug is already established and treats other maladies. I wonder what will be the story when this drug is found to work against Covid-19? TDS at it's best. The drug has not been proven to be effective yet. You are the one suffering TDS. You think all the crap that comes out of...

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by bgm
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure
Replies: 83
Views: 3415

Re: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure

This thread is so absurd. Trump is taking millions in losses from his hotels and resorts being closed by a lock-down and the measures he is supporting as president. And the "worse" for him is that he isn't taking one cent from the bailout he and congress approved to help those industries ...

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by bgm
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure
Replies: 83
Views: 3415

Re: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure

I cannot BELIEVE the President of the United States would have a mutual fund. The nerve of him! Glad to see that even in an earth-changing pandemic, some people's blind hatred for the President still "trumps" reality. The only ones blind are the sycophantic morons that continue to support...

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by bgm
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First flight for LN1000 787
Replies: 20
Views: 5791

Re: First flight for LN1000 787

Jefford717 wrote:
What a milestone. Fastest widebody to hit 1000 unit!

Am I the only one who thinks that the 787-10 has the best proportion, better than A35K, B77W and even the B748.


If you have a thing for Dachshunds... :duck:

Congrats to Boeing, that's quite a milestone!

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by bgm
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders
Replies: 33
Views: 1504

Re: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders

Because it’s working so well for Italy right? Actually, it has. But, with people being on top of each other all the time and people on vacation in Italy and Spain allowed for the spread of covid-19. The Italian health care system has zero to do with the spread of covid-19. Look at it this way: If y...

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by bgm
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23744

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

Aaron747 wrote:
Oh wait, I thought this thread would be about runs on TP, Floridian beach kids, and the daily WH presser shitshow.


Ding ding we have a winner! :)

FGITD wrote:
Airliners.net non-av forum


You’re a real Jessica Fletcher... :duck:

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by bgm
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services
Replies: 104
Views: 3303

Re: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services

So does this mean you were thrilled to hear where 45 of 60 members of that chuch choir tested positive for coronavirus and where two have already passed away? Well, that's what happens when you prioritize your religious beliefs over cold hard scientific evidence. They were warned. They chose to ign...

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by bgm
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Day Thread 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 1495

Re: April Fools Day Thread 2020

My April Fools idea has been pubished! http://aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=3a41b1c9-fd3c-4e8d-84e2-6abd923f6321 :mrgreen: I love this line: A passenger cabin PA system that emits a constant 400 Hz tone to alert the passengers of pending announcements. Never understood why the MDs...

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by bgm
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?
Replies: 25
Views: 1253

Re: Is there a chance for some holidays in August?

DL717 wrote:
LY777 wrote:
Hi guys
What happens these days is a nightmare everywhere in the world.

Do you think there is a chance to have some holidays in August ?


This will cool over April, level out in May and things will be back to normal by June.


The church pews will be packed come Easter.....









2021.

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by bgm
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services
Replies: 104
Views: 3303

Re: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services

I agree with TTailedTiger. We should allow all evangelical "Christians" - especially the ones of the "conservative" persuaision - to peaceably assemble as much as possible during this global pandemic. Especially in the southern states. Wouldn't want to violate anyone's Constitut...

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by bgm
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 59531

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, April 2020

AA is still assuming that people are going to want to fly on the MAX if it does RTS. The coronavirus has put the MAX out of anybody's mind except avgeeks. As somebody else said in some thread, people will be much more concerned about the aircraft being sanitized than they will be about it being a M...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Day Thread 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 1495

Re: April Fools Day Thread 2020

ltbewr wrote:
The biggest April Fools Joke is that Trump is still President.


Sadly due to there being many fools to continue to support him, and not just on April 1st.

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by bgm
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services
Replies: 104
Views: 3303

Re: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services

seahawk wrote:
And as only Jesus can save you, it is better than any other means.


Wrong. Social distancing and hand washing will save you. Hate to break it to you, but the coronavirus doesn't really give a shit how much you pray.

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by bgm
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox Business Host out
Replies: 41
Views: 2288

Re: Fox Business Host out

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/03/27/fox-business-host-out-after-coronavirus-comments/23963652/ Trish Regan is out and justifiably so for accusing Democrats or the left of using the Coronavirus as a pretext to remove trump from office. They are. Like Rahm Emanuel said. Never let a crisis go ...

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by bgm
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

AirWorthy99 wrote:
BTW, which country are you posting from? have asked 5 times to no response.


Nambia.

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by bgm
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It's quite depressing to see people who appear to be enjoying this to some degree. It's like they can't stand for anyone to be optimistic and throw out pure fiction of 10% mortality rates and the like. The mere mention of hoping for the best sends them into a rage. That just isn't right. Hate to br...

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by bgm
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

https://www.facebook.com/joebiden/video ... 0331/?vh=e
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Wow, this video is brutal. The best way to attack Trump is to use use his own words against him.

https://www.facebook.com/joebiden/video ... 0331/?vh=e

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by bgm
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Read it and weep, 3 out 5 polled approve of Trump’s handling of the job and the Wuhan Flu https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/other/public_approval_of_president_trumps_handling_of_the_coronavirus-7088.html How many of those supporting him will still be alive in November? Btw it should be named...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This is so ridiculous, the poster is in the 'boomer' range of those with more risk. No one can't make an argument in this forum without being accused of something they are not. People are going to have different opinions that's all, learn to live with it. If you and everyone else is willing to spen...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."
Replies: 96
Views: 3638

Re: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."

"If I was Governor, I would NOT handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..." Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is facing a backlash after saying he'd be willing to die to restart the American economy amid the coronavirus pandemic — and he thinks other grandparents would, as well. Patrick...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Progressive leftists liking Biden is the mirror image of conservatives liking Trump—it’s transactional based on relativity, not desirability. Only difference is Trump can form a sentence and knows where he is at all times. Ok now you're just trolling. Trump forming a sentence? Have you ever actuall...

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by bgm
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

You can't mention that, it disturbs the "but, but....Trump!" narrative. Narrative? That POS did NOTHING for months, and let this virus spread. What good is a vaccine 12-18 months from now when the virus is spreading like wildfire now? Here’s what the president said in public remarks, inte...

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by bgm
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, did God send Corona for punishment?
Replies: 69
Views: 3671

Re: So, did God send Corona for punishment?

Luke 13 13 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 2 Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? 3 I tell you, no! But unles...

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by bgm
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

You want empathy, see your loved ones—wife, husband, parents. Government needs to run competently to provide public goods, including health, infrastructure, defense, justice, etc. I don’t want a warm-hearted government, I want a rock-ribbed, non-nonsense service, I’d be willing to pay for. As the o...

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by bgm
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness
Replies: 26
Views: 1344

Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness

Martha Stewart went to jail for doing stuff like this. Soon after he offered public assurances that the government was ready to battle the coronavirus, the powerful chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off a significant percentage of his stocks, unloading between $582,02...

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by bgm
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7_t2Ri2Zg
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Here's a nice little video (with calendar) to show (in Trump's own words) his response to the Covid-19 crisis during the past 2 months. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7_t2Ri2Zg

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by bgm
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 8059

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

It will be Trump vs Biden's VP. Biden mentally checked out many years ago. And Trump hasn't? Have you watched him speak or tweet? Holy Jeebus, he's completely looney tunes. At least Biden is not the vindictive mean-girl bitchy senile that ol' Stablegenius is. It's too bad that it took a pandemic li...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I really do hope congress pass it soon. But you and other liberals believe that throwing money on this crisis will stop it. You live in the bay area right? One of the wealthiest parts of the US, and its spreading like wildfire. People should excercise common sense, some will some wont with or witho...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Two nations separated by a common language and a large ocean, react to Covid-19 in a similar, but very different, way... :shock: :lol: Meanwhile, in America: All that hoarded toilet paper is not going to protect itself. Indeed! :rotfl: Maybe they can shoot the virus when it knocks on the door? This...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

You are too worried about the US, your country is burning with or without those measures. People are people and despite anything we do they wont stop being people. As for sick pay, congress is working on all of that right now. There's no time for that - people need to be able to comply with the rec...

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by bgm
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This absolutely insane. My gym says they are closing until April 1. I hope they plan on giving all members a refund. If you are elderly or predisposed to medical complications then stay home. The rest of us shouldn't have to suffer. This going to cause people to go crazy by not being able to do any...

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by bgm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Who can honestly trust China after all of this? Same idiots who trust US, maybe? Yes lets follow the lead on Europe here not trust the US... but wait the US made a travel ban first, who did it later? Trump sure likes his travel bans. :sarcastic: Perhaps the most recent one would've been effective i...

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by bgm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, did God send Corona for punishment?
Replies: 69
Views: 3671

Re: So, did God send Corona for punishment?

Yes...an all loving God sends diseases and illnesses to see how much we love him because if we don't love him back, he'll send us to an eternity of suffering...because that's how much he loves us. And he loves us so much that he can't wipe away famine, diseases, and poverty, even though he's all po...

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by bgm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?
Replies: 71
Views: 3017

Re: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?

The difference being that different countries have different relationships with authority. In authoritarian regimes, they have far more control over peoples' movements. In the west, people are less likely to adhere to the quarantine restrictions placed upon them.

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by bgm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

OK, some thoughts, because I've been doing a *LOT* of reading. And as a reminder, I'm a physician who did a brief molecular virology stint: * I suspect that there is a VAST underestimation of the number of minimally symptomatic or asymptomatic cases. I had a three week period that just ended where ...

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by bgm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska A320neo Order - To AA?
Replies: 16
Views: 5164

Re: Alaska A320neo Order - To AA?

32andBelow wrote:
EA CO AS wrote:
Those 30 orders can be switched to any Airbus product if so desired.

A350s to AS confirmed.


Or A220, probably more likely.

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by bgm
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Absolute shitstorm in the 12 largest US airports today. In attempting to stop ‘the foreign virus’ from entering from Europe and giving USCIS an unworkable 48-hour heads up, the White House created total chaos with tens of thousands of travelers stuck for hours in close quarters while clearing custo...

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by bgm
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Silly designs in otherwise great aircraft
Replies: 56
Views: 8089

Re: Silly designs in otherwise great aircraft

The overhead bins on the A350. An overall great aircraft, but Airbus, even in their newest plane designs, can't hold a candle to the overhead bins of the Boeing planes (737 Sky Interior, 787, 777, 747-8) regarding spaciousness and size. I flew the A350 a couple of weeks ago and an otherwise wonderf...

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by bgm
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, did God send Corona for punishment?
Replies: 69
Views: 3671

Re: So, did God send Corona for punishment?

The very premise of this thread is sketchy, by the OP's own admission. But since I don't discuss religion, I'll leave that up to Pat Robertson to say. But I do think that Trump is in office in an answer to Prayer. Trump is Judgement on the Unrighteous. It remains to be seen how the (as some have sp...

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by bgm
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Trump was able to coast along when the times were good, but in a crisis like this, it really highlights just how unbelievably incompetent his administration is. The fact he's gone from calling it a Democrat hoax to declaring a national emergency in one week sums it up. God help us all. :sarcastic: T...

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by bgm
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Using toilet paper is disgusting. How on earth does smearing shit around your butthole constitute cleaning yourself? For the love of God, just go and use a bidet/shower and clean yourself that way. Way more hygienic, and doesn't require you to look like a twat running around the grocery store like y...

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by bgm
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 176509

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

FALSE: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/no-trump-didnt-call-the-coronavirus-a-hoax NOT FALSE : https://www.msnbc.com/11th-hour/watch/trump-changes-tone-after-dismissing-coronavirus-as-a-democratic-hoax-80525893963 Trump changes tone after dismissing coronavirus as a Democratic 'hoax' http...

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