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by aloges
Sun Feb 02, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 34120

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

syntax error!

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by aloges
Sat Feb 01, 2003 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Activate Windows XP?
Replies: 10
Views: 1874

RE: Activate Windows XP?

Do you have XP Home or XP Pro? I got Pro, which doesn't have to be activated.

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by aloges
Sat Feb 01, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good Old Days?
Replies: 15
Views: 2145

RE: Good Old Days?

HEY I'm only 18 years old, but I do already get some of the points of Ovelix's text!! That's scary!! <i>"I mean, when I was a kid we didn't have The Internet--we wanted to know something, we had to go to the goddamned library and look it up ourselves!"</i> I know that! I got web access when I was 14...

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Slow Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 2055

RE: Slow Drivers

Greg, passing someone on the right is illegal, at least where I live. Now have a look at the "performance cars" I drive: VW Passat with a 130 hp Diesel engine VW Polo with some 60 hp Whoooo, that's hell for the 5ers and E-classes... I just get mad at those truckers who need a nice 1:30 mins to pass ...

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Bad Weather Excuse Ever!
Replies: 14
Views: 2298

RE: The Best Bad Weather Excuse Ever!

Good it wasn't either:

"Trains delayed coz we're all up, up and away right on BA!"

aloges

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Slow Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 2055

RE: Slow Drivers

Mike, pretty much what I would say. To provide an example of that "speed of the flowing traffic": When <b>I</b> was in driving school, doing my regular interstate/Autobahn hours, I got into a construction site. Speed limit was either 50 or 60 km/h, I don't remember. But: there were no people at work...

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 34120

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

always been bad at (gymnastics)

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Turbolet, I agree.

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Bad Weather Excuse Ever!
Replies: 14
Views: 2298

RE: The Best Bad Weather Excuse Ever!

"snow isn't helping anything"

It sure is!! How would one make a snowman without snow?? At least that's what the people stuck in their cars in Germany are beginning to do...  Big thumbs up

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Speed Cameras
Replies: 13
Views: 2621

RE: Speed Cameras

We've got that 3 km/h tolerance, too. It's pretty annoying that you have the same tolerance on roads limited to 30 km/h and those limited to 80, for example. However, these are the general limits in Germany: "traffic calming" zones: walking pace... many residential zones, schools: 30 km/h towns & ci...

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by aloges
Fri Jan 31, 2003 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Slow Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 2055

RE: Slow Drivers

Søren, I don't disagree that much with you. As for town and city centres, it's definitely the best thing to stick to the limits. There are the children, the old people, those in a hurry to get to "that shop" before it gets closed for the day, and many other people who are endangered by fast driving....

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Slow Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 2055

RE: Slow Drivers

If everyone drove reasonably, there wouldn't be a need for speed limits at all... The more space you have, the faster you can go. I guess going 160 kph on an empty German three-lane motorway is far from crazy, let alone illegal. It's just the question whether you get aggresive or not; if you're all ...

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 34120

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

mysteries of the modern ages...

{filler}

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 34120

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

not "Thong"?!? anyway: "<i>Message too short</i> The message you were about to post is too short and probably not of any higher value to the topic at hand. You should think long and hard before posting a message in this forum and make it detailed and a valuable addition to the topic discussed. Avoid...

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which Is Your Favourite "special Effect"?
Replies: 7
Views: 4157

RE: Which Is Your Favourite "special Effect"?

MUC_Spotter, you needn't apologise for liking great photos! But.... .... who said afterburners were limited to military aircraft?? <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/156994/L...

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 12:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Which Is Your Favourite "special Effect"?
Replies: 7
Views: 4157

Which Is Your Favourite "special Effect"?

That question goes for anything, be it reflections, low passes, steep "Kai Tak-style" turns, thrust reversers, jet wash, motion blur... Everything that sets a shot apart from the usual "plane on tarmac". Mine are snow: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" ...

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Even EWR Was Hit By SQL Slammer
Replies: 4
Views: 2088

RE: Even EWR Was Hit By SQL Slammer

I didn't notice one single thing anyway... DSL's working fine as always, e-mail's no prob whatsoever, and last but first in importance: AIRLINERS.net hasn't been affected! Remember the attack that shut down nine of the root servers? I didn't notice anything either. Just nice to see that the web itse...

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by aloges
Thu Jan 30, 2003 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net Is Awesome!
Replies: 11
Views: 1849

RE: A.Net Is Awesome!

"Also, I agree 1000%"

Same for me! If you don't bother too much about the people (in the non-av forum) you don't like or who don't like you, it can't be beaten! If only there was an aircraft video section.... Than it'd be quite near to perfect!

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Morons Of 2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1565

RE: Top Morons Of 2002

ROTFLMAO!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Those dudes are such grrrrreat minds!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> Glad anyway no politician was "involved", since discussion could get pretty errr... tough if it were so!  <img...

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Would Jesus Drive?
Replies: 52
Views: 2531

RE: What Would Jesus Drive?

Kris, that fish is actually an ancient symbol. I was tought back in primary school that it was used to identify you as a Christian to other Christians, but not to Romans. This is how it came up: Many Christians back in ancient times spoke Greek. They also had a rather short creed which consisted of ...

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Even EWR Was Hit By SQL Slammer
Replies: 4
Views: 2088

RE: Even EWR Was Hit By SQL Slammer

I'm glad they don't use Win98!!!!!  Big grin

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wear Your Seatbelt, Take It From This Guy.
Replies: 12
Views: 3083

RE: Wear Your Seatbelt, Take It From This Guy.

Seems like he doesn't do that automatic grip at the thing to your left/right. I can't even imagine not to wear a seatbelt; I'd just feel too uncomfortable.

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Getting In My Gay Iraqi SUV And Leaving A.Net
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

RE: I'm Getting In My Gay Iraqi SUV And Leaving A.Net

Oh, how 'bout discussing the name of a supposed Iraqi SUV? That'd actually be new!

My suggestion is "al-Havno", which would have to be pronounced like "haveno"... Big grin

cheers, aloges

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Getting In My Gay Iraqi SUV And Leaving A.Net
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

RE: I'm Getting In My Gay Iraqi SUV And Leaving A.Net

mmmmmhhhhh.... I think I'm gonna have one of Clovis' skyscrapper burgers. Err... meant to say "skyscraper". Could the sky be scrapped? Question for the X Files... "Scully..." "Mulder?" "We're gonna have a problem..." "Where's that slim?" "The shady one?" "Nope... the shabby one. Would the real one p...

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! Troubles With My Computer
Replies: 2
Views: 2438

RE: Help! Troubles With My Computer

I definitely agree with Mike. Get a newer Win, it'll be a lot more stable and do the things you want it to do more often. As for your problem, I think that you got some kind of trojan or whatever. Been to a suspicious site recently? Such as a pop-up featuring those err... specific women? Then clicke...

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by aloges
Wed Jan 29, 2003 3:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Underated Photographers!
Replies: 12
Views: 2106

RE: Underated Photographers!

Andy, you needn't be that modest! The "guiding light" picture is certainly more than the work of just some dude at the airport with camera-in-hand. I can do nothing but love it.

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic
Replies: 67
Views: 3998

RE: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic

<i>"<b>Alpha 1, you should be sent to a kindergarten for that.</b> Stick it where the sun don't shine"</i> I honestly think we should stop this before it turns into calling each other names. For once, you look to me like a naive cowboy thinking all problems went away once you kill the person you cla...

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!
Replies: 32
Views: 2544

RE: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!

<i>"seriously...let's not by CD's because they teach kids to curse and might have subliminal messages, and hey let's not go get fast food because it makes people fat and its addicting."</i> I think ADGs point was that PM earns billions by selling completely unnecessary harmful drugs to children. The...

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 8:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Planned Downtime Monday Jan 27th.
Replies: 22
Views: 2824

RE: Planned Downtime Monday Jan 27th.

Thanks everyone who contributed! Now surfing a.net has become great FAST fun again!

wooooooooooosssshhhhhh....

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 8:40 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Problem With The Advanced Search
Replies: 0
Views: 916

Problem With The Advanced Search

I've been experiencing trouble with the advanced search engine recently. I can search for whatever I want, minus a keyword. If I enter one anyway, I'll permanently get the "high server load" error message; hasn't improved with the new connection either.

Is that a common problem?

Regards, aloges

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: D.C. Travel Agent Jokes
Replies: 4
Views: 2283

RE: D.C. Travel Agent Jokes

R O T F L M A O ! ! ! !

This is too freakin' hilarious to bother if it's veredict or not!

LOVVVVVL!!

(for those who didn't get the V: it's meant to say "very"!)

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

VC10, that thing about BMW's 4WD vehicles might actually be true, good point! Albeit there has really been a rush among European manufacturers to put their own 4WDs on their four little legs, err wheels, it's quite possible that the Bavarians took advantage from Land Rover's experience and knowledge...

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non US Peeps: Did You Watch The Super Bowl?
Replies: 95
Views: 4252

RE: Non US Peeps: Did You Watch The Super Bowl?

I didn't even know it would be on 'til I read those posts in this forum. You've just really said why I didn't watch it: AmeriFoot is not exactly a huge sport in Germany, and I don't even give that much about watching EuroFoot. So no reason for me to watch it.

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

...and the US got some "billions" in the "currency" of people from Europe. We shouldn't argue about who was given more or who had to pay back more. Those times have long gone. What were Rover's secrets? Building cars that can't be repaired using standars tools? I certainly agree that BMW did one hel...

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by aloges
Tue Jan 28, 2003 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!
Replies: 32
Views: 2544

RE: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!

ADG, my post was exactly meant to say that!

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

<i>"We also do not like being told how to run our own countries by people we did not elect."</i> You didn't elect the EU parliament? I feel sorry for you coz you didn't use one of your rights. Why does a democratic entity have to be democratic on all issues? Tell me: Are death sentences popular with...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

We're not trying to conquer Europe. We're working to transform it into a united, democratical and of course functional entity.

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!
Replies: 32
Views: 2544

RE: The Great Oz Icon Vegemite - 80 Years Old!

hehehe... They read your post and changed their name to "Altria", ADG!

http://www.altria.com/

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

<i>"Aloges said " why do the British think that germany & france want to dominate europe" - Answer Napoleon, WW1 & WW2 are a BIG clue. Germany has tried twice and failed twice in recent times. So its third time lucky and more on an economic side (btw it is failing for a third time as a consequence o...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Foreign Food?
Replies: 25
Views: 3064

RE: Your Favourite Foreign Food?

You guys are getting me soooooowwwwww huuuuunnnngrrrrrrryyyyyyy! I'm gonna have to look up what most of that is!

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic
Replies: 67
Views: 3998

RE: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic

<i>"Like I care if you don't like arguing with me. And I re-read what I wrote to you, BA? Show me where I bashed and flamed you? Show me, please?"</i> My sympathy for you, BA. "Come on, come on, come on, tell me why I'm an arse!! Haha, you won't be able to! Haha! And if, I won't give a f*ck! Haha! A...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Foreign Food?
Replies: 25
Views: 3064

Your Favourite Foreign Food?

I'm just a little bored by the choice I get in my town, it's basically Italian (pizza and all types of noodles), Chinese ("We'll selve you evelything you want, you just have to oldel sweet-soul sauce with it!") and Greek ("Do you want salad or do you want special salad?"). So my question to all you ...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Are Against War In Iraq Please Read This
Replies: 115
Views: 9828

RE: If You Are Against War In Iraq Please Read This

And when the people in this forum say terrorism will be boosted by a war, they're also linked to al-Qaeda?

Come on, even Saddam hates Uday. Of course they'll threaten the US in every way you can imagine; they want to keep on ruling Iraq!

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic
Replies: 67
Views: 3998

RE: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic

You're certainly not damned by Western countries if you do it the smart way. Hunt bin Laden down, destroy al-Qaeda, give Iraq a democratic regime, fight fundamentalism... Yes, do it! But don't draw the blood of civilians! It is possible to let bin Laden and Saddam look like cowards, which would make...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Are Against War In Iraq Please Read This
Replies: 115
Views: 9828

RE: If You Are Against War In Iraq Please Read This

You've gone through war. It has made you hate certain other people. What do you think these other people will feel when they go through war? What will they feel when their children are toasted by fire, what will they feel when their parents are sieved by bullets? There is enough hatred in this world...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 3:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Here Ever Studied Latin?
Replies: 17
Views: 3254

RE: Has Anyone Here Ever Studied Latin?

I've studied it in 9th, 10th and 12th grade... 11th I spent on student exchange. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> It's been quite a heck of learning by heart, but after all worth it. I actually got a quite acceptable grade in 12th 'cause I had learnt my vocab the rig...

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic
Replies: 67
Views: 3998

RE: Saddams Son Says War Will Make 9.11 A Picnic

Why don't you guys just calm down? Or ask a forum mod for some help? Like Hepkat?

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by aloges
Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship
Replies: 82
Views: 8176

RE: France & Germany Celebrate 40 Years Friendship

The Euro has been one of the famous good decisions against the people's will. Ask the economy what they think about the Euro, you will hear mostly positive answers. Ask union members what they think about it, but then run for cover. It's similar to wage risings during stagnation: for short term-thin...

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by aloges
Sun Jan 26, 2003 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greedy Bush Only Wants Oil Blah Blah Blah...
Replies: 49
Views: 4795

RE: Greedy Bush Only Wants Oil Blah Blah Blah...

<i>"Very good ideas Aloges. Especially this: <b>Then go on and fund liberal and moderate Muslim organizations throughout the Islamic world"</b></i> Thanks! In other words: Why cope with the bad guys when you can be friends with the good ones!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big ...

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by aloges
Sun Jan 26, 2003 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greedy Bush Only Wants Oil Blah Blah Blah...
Replies: 49
Views: 4795

RE: Greedy Bush Only Wants Oil Blah Blah Blah...

Cfalk, if only the people at the controls calculated it that way... Thing is, George Bush hasn't supplied any incontestable arguments for invading Iraq. Do you agree on that? For what I've read I think you might. 1. If he had affirmed it was all about the oil, that couldn't be disproved much better ...

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by aloges
Sun Jan 26, 2003 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German Speakers - What Does This Mean?
Replies: 9
Views: 8651

RE: German Speakers - What Does This Mean?

Yikes, that is one expensive plastic bag for your new shirts!

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