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by oldman55
Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Height And Weight?
Replies: 96
Views: 6001

RE: Your Height And Weight?

I am 5'11".... 181 cm. 190lbs...........86 kg. I guess about 15lbs over my ideal weight, but since I just turned 62 ( May 30 will still accept money or checks for my birthday LOL.) I don't feel bad about it at all. I do work at a restaurant; buffet actually and Its really easy to see how many people...

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by oldman55
Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Graduated Today!
Replies: 42
Views: 2930

RE: I Graduated Today!

Congratulations Mike. I didn't go to college so I have no advice to give you. Just have a great time and don't flunk out. :P There was some advice anyway LOL.

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by oldman55
Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta/AirTran MKE-DTW-FLL-ATL-MKE Daytrip (pics)
Replies: 5
Views: 12587

RE: Delta/AirTran MKE-DTW-FLL-ATL-MKE Daytrip (pics)

Good report as usual Mike. My longest time sitting at the gate was in <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> back in about 1985. Actually it wasn't at the gate; we were holding somewhere on the ramp for 2+ hours waiting for storms to clear. I wa...

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by oldman55
Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Foshay Tower In Minneapolis
Replies: 8
Views: 2999

RE: The Foshay Tower In Minneapolis

I lived in Minneapolis for a year in the late 60's when I attended a business school there. P.S. any old a.netters here that went to Humboldt Institute?? I remember going to the observation deck way back then and being suitably impressed LOL.I think the first"modern" skyscraper there was the First N...

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by oldman55
Fri May 28, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Art Linkletter Has Passed
Replies: 9
Views: 2624

RE: Art Linkletter Has Passed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarRI1" class="quote" target="_blank">WarRI1</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I remember him well. He was big in the innocen...

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by oldman55
Thu May 06, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LT Accused Of Raping 15 Yr Old Girl
Replies: 18
Views: 4285

RE: LT Accused Of Raping 15 Yr Old Girl

[quote=newark777,reply=1]The victim was reportedly beaten during the attack[/quote

He probably weighs over 300 lbs; not that it matters He still should go to jail for a LONG time, IF true.

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by oldman55
Thu May 06, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: San Diego Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 2609

RE: San Diego Advice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Oh and on the way if you've never been maybe...

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by oldman55
Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: F9 MKE-LAS, UA LAS-DEN-ORD-MKE With Pics
Replies: 6
Views: 10478

RE: F9 MKE-LAS, UA LAS-DEN-ORD-MKE With Pics

Nice 1st <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. Good deal on the tickets also. I was able to snag 2 free roundtrips on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> for buying one roundtrip <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">D...

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by oldman55
Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Ties Do You Own?
Replies: 42
Views: 3639

RE: How Many Ties Do You Own?

0 and 0  

filler

filler

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by oldman55
Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FL MKE-CUN-MKE (pics)
Replies: 13
Views: 12255

RE: FL MKE-CUN-MKE (pics)

I was actually referring to the last picture. It looks like you are taking the pic from ground level instead of from the level of the jetway.

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by oldman55
Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FL MKE-CUN-MKE (pics)
Replies: 13
Views: 12255

RE: FL MKE-CUN-MKE (pics)

Nice report and pics. Were you actually outside when you took the pic. of your plane at the gate in MKE??

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by oldman55
Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smart Phone Poll, What Controls Your Life?
Replies: 66
Views: 6215

RE: Smart Phone Poll, What Controls Your Life?

I use a crackberry curve for work and a iphone 3g outside work. I really hate both because I've become completely dependent on them to function. So sad.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/crying.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <table border="...

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by oldman55
Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The CX F Experience: AUS-CNS (w/ Pics)
Replies: 30
Views: 33388

RE: The CX F Experience: AUS-CNS (w/ Pics)

Great report Shorthorn  Have a great time in Oz. Being from Texas, the heat and humidity may seem familiar LOL.

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by oldman55
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swiss A320 Pilot Trip Report - Europe In 4 Days
Replies: 66
Views: 32132

RE: Swiss A320 Pilot Trip Report - Europe In 4 Days

Very interesting report Sandro. Quite a bit different than driving a tank   Congratialations on your continuing advancement.

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by oldman55
Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January Self-Pic Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 11161

RE: January Self-Pic Thread

[quote=Mudboy,reply=51]Should I post my pic here, or just wait a few days until the Feb thread comes out?


You can do one or the other; or even both LOL

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by oldman55
Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow Flurries And Sleet In Central Florida 09Jan10
Replies: 4
Views: 3430

RE: Snow Flurries And Sleet In Central Florida 09Jan10

OK, It is now Sunday evening more than a day later. Did you'all down there get your blizzard??  Wow! P.S It is plenty cold; 20F here in Harrisburg PA; but we only have about 1/2" of snow here.

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by oldman55
Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help On PHL Transportation
Replies: 7
Views: 2364

RE: Help On PHL Transportation

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by oldman55
Thu Dec 24, 2009 4:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Day At The Beach, SXM Style! (many Pics)
Replies: 23
Views: 20612

RE: A Day At The Beach, SXM Style! (many Pics)

Great report Gaston; Its a little dissapointing that you didn't get a closer shot of the 747. Gravelly Point at <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> is close to the airport also; but not THAT close lol. Nothing goes there larger than a 757 e...

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by oldman55
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeingfever777 Heart Surgery
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

RE: Boeingfever777 Heart Surgery

Best of Luck to you Matt. I haven't looked at non-av lately so I didn't even know about your operation until now  Sad Take care and take it easy

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by oldman55
Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Useless Knowledge?
Replies: 78
Views: 4492

RE: Your Most Useless Knowledge?

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by oldman55
Sun Nov 22, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Gloss: 2,000 Posts
Replies: 8
Views: 2713

RE: Self-Gloss: 2,000 Posts

YAAWWWNNNNNN  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/yawn.gif" alt="yawn" border=0>   <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/yawn.gif" alt="yawn" border=0>   <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/indifferent.gif" alt="indifferent" border=0>   <img s...

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by oldman55
Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YVR-SEA-CLT-DTW +4,200km Drive Across America Pics
Replies: 14
Views: 17695

RE: YVR-SEA-CLT-DTW +4,200km Drive Across America Pics

Fantastic report and pictures Vio  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin">. It looks like your going to possibly settle down; at least a little  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> Great pictures of your ride across the countri...

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by oldman55
Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MDT To VCE And Back With UA & LH (40+ Pics)
Replies: 6
Views: 13183

RE: MDT To VCE And Back With UA & LH (40+ Pics)

Hey, nice to see a <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> that begins and ends in <acronym title="Harrisburg - International (Olmsted Field) (MDT / KMDT), USA - Pennsylvania">MDT</acronym>. I live in Harrisburg myself; but haven't actually flown out of the new terminal there yet....

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by oldman55
Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US/YX MKE-PHX-MKE (pics)
Replies: 20
Views: 10580

RE: US/YX MKE-PHX-MKE (pics)

Nice report and pics. Can't imagine why you want to give up those nice dark, cold, snowy <acronym title="Tradewinds Airlines (USA)">WI</acronym> winters just for some boring warm sun  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/eek.gif" alt="Wow!"> . Its too bad your picture of downtown Phoenix...

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by oldman55
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeingfever777 Has Had A Stroke
Replies: 49
Views: 4328

RE: Boeingfever777 Has Had A Stroke

Wow!! I'm really sorry to hear that about Matt. I don't know him real well but best wishes to him and his wife and Drew. Hope you have a full recovery and take the hint and SLOW DOWN!! Might be a message there for you also Drew; since he is your twin.

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by oldman55
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA Fleet Week Event: SEA-SFO-SEA AS F Daytrip+Pics
Replies: 18
Views: 10537

RE: UA Fleet Week Event: SEA-SFO-SEA AS F Daytrip+Pics

Great report and pics again Alex. JW though, What was the point of the very first pic?? Just to show some empty space?  Wink

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by oldman55
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pic Thread - October 2009
Replies: 100
Views: 14514

RE: Self-pic Thread - October 2009

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by oldman55
Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pic Thread - October 2009
Replies: 100
Views: 14514

RE: Self-pic Thread - October 2009

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by oldman55
Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FedEx 777F 1st Delivery Ceremony
Replies: 25
Views: 27198

RE: FedEx 777F 1st Delivery Ceremony

Very good report Chad. It certainly was different from the standard trip report here  Wink

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by oldman55
Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Malaysian Hospitality To New York
Replies: 30
Views: 26062

RE: Malaysian Hospitality To New York

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>; but If you think your meal service was below par just be glad you don't fly many domestic flights within the US. I think even your "breakfast" would be gourmet service here  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gi...

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by oldman55
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pic Thread - October 2009
Replies: 100
Views: 14514

RE: Self-pic Thread - October 2009

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by oldman55
Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stunning Video Of The San Francisco Area
Replies: 12
Views: 3429

RE: Stunning Video Of The San Francisco Area

I agree with everyone else here. <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> is just about my favorite big city. I would have to vote for Laguna Beach as the best small one; If your loaded  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" al...

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by oldman55
Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alaska Airlines First SNA-SEA (Pics+Vid)
Replies: 11
Views: 11985

RE: Alaska Airlines First SNA-SEA (Pics+Vid)

Nice report and great pics. Amazing that even in first class there are so many people with no class ; Mr. Footer :P

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by oldman55
Sun Aug 23, 2009 4:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI
Replies: 15
Views: 6263

RE: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI

Go the ground level of the terminal and go outside and go to the North; which I believe is to your right. I.m not sure if there are signs or not.

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by oldman55
Sun Aug 23, 2009 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Classic Livery, (Pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 11672

RE: Best Classic Livery, (Pics)

I really thought TWA's globe on the tail was very cool  Smile

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by oldman55
Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI
Replies: 15
Views: 6263

RE: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI

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by oldman55
Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI
Replies: 15
Views: 6263

RE: Spotting Locations For DCA And BWI

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by oldman55
Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Easyjet KRK-CDG-KRK (pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 10858

RE: Easyjet KRK-CDG-KRK (pics)

Hey Mike; great report and pics as usual. It seems like you had a good time over there.

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by oldman55
Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ultrasonic Hearing - Post Your Results
Replies: 30
Views: 3860

RE: Ultrasonic Hearing - Post Your Results

I can just barely hear 14.1 kHz...............so I guess I am getting  old  er.  Angry

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by oldman55
Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Saddest Song?
Replies: 144
Views: 6538

RE: Your Saddest Song?

" Old Ang Syne" Dan Fogelberg

" Im so Lonesome I could Cry" BJ Thomas .. originally by Hank Williams

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by oldman55
Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bing Maps?
Replies: 26
Views: 2367

RE: Bing Maps?

I was zoomed into downtown Harrisburg PA; about 4-5 mlles from my house Not too bad I guess as Harrisburg is not a major metro.

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by oldman55
Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fred Travalena Dies
Replies: 13
Views: 2231

RE: Fred Travalena Dies

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by oldman55
Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Are You?
Replies: 88
Views: 4936

RE: How Old Are You?

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by oldman55
Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Are You?
Replies: 88
Views: 4936

RE: How Old Are You?

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by oldman55
Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ed McMahon; Dies At Age 86
Replies: 9
Views: 3751

RE: Ed McMahon; Dies At Age 86

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by oldman55
Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Get Better Fellow A.netter
Replies: 18
Views: 3009

RE: Get Better Fellow A.netter

I haven,t been in chat much myself lately;but I have noticed that KAUST didn't seem to be there much either. Get well soon man.

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by oldman55
Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June Self Pic Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 28284

RE: June Self Pic Thread

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by oldman55
Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June Self Pic Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 28284

RE: June Self Pic Thread

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by oldman55
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YX/NW MKE-MCO-DTW-MKE Daytrip (pics/vids)
Replies: 18
Views: 12722

RE: YX/NW MKE-MCO-DTW-MKE Daytrip (pics/vids)

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by oldman55
Thu May 28, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YX/NW MKE-MCO-DTW-MKE Daytrip (pics/vids)
Replies: 18
Views: 12722

RE: YX/NW MKE-MCO-DTW-MKE Daytrip (pics/vids)

Nice report Mike; now where are your parents.  Silly

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