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by Redd
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disney raises prices to over $200 for a single day ticket!
Replies: 52
Views: 2503

Re: Disney raises prices to over $200 for a single day ticket!

seb146 wrote:
He is wrong but it is adorable he thinks he is right. ;)

:rotfl:

Are you sure you aren't my last ex-girlfirend?

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by Redd
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Awareness Day
Replies: 37
Views: 1453

Re: Single Awareness Day

Ok, but is that really related to being single? The loneliest point I have experienced happened when I was married. Since then, I do what I feel like and things have been universally better, single or not... Partially for sure. But doing what you feel like and going after what you want and what is ...

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by Redd
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Awareness Day
Replies: 37
Views: 1453

Re: Single Awareness Day

Urgh, just thinking about it gives me anxiety. I think I’d be ok if I end up single for life. The thought just doesn’t bother me. People who constantly have to be with someone have always baffled me. Yeah, but you're looking at it from the point of view of someone who has a choice. The topic author...

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by Redd
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HS2 Gets Approved
Replies: 51
Views: 2030

Re: HS2 Gets Approved

China has built 15,500 miles of high speed rail since 2008. Maybe they should hire some Chinese companies to do the work? :stirthepot:

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by Redd
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg Schools Dems With New Campaign Ad
Replies: 28
Views: 1229

Re: Bloomberg Schools Dems With New Campaign Ad

Even GWB sounds eloquent next to Trump. And that's saying something.

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by Redd
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla disables software in used Model S after 3rd party sale
Replies: 40
Views: 1823

Re: Tesla disables software in used Model S after 3rd party sale

One more to reason to buy a restored car from the ‘80s. I’m looking at restored Mercedes—tough cars and no BS software in them. They also a real spare tire. About once every couple of years the spare has rescued me far from home, I generally agree with that sentiment, but cars from the 80s are deat...

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by Redd
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla disables software in used Model S after 3rd party sale
Replies: 40
Views: 1823

Re: Tesla disables software in used Model S after 3rd party sale

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfV0_w ... DuZT2ct4SA

Rich Rebuilds is doing all this stuff. Great channel.
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sonicruiser wrote:
Could also cause the emergence of a Tesla black market for torrented software.


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfV0_w ... DuZT2ct4SA

Rich Rebuilds is doing all this stuff. Great channel.

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by Redd
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: David Cameron's bodyguard leaves loaded gun in loo of BA flight
Replies: 10
Views: 2402

Re: David Cameron's bodyguard leaves loaded gun in loo of BA flight

Best part of the article....

The incident isn't the first time Cameron's team has misplaced something important. In 2012, Downing Street confirmed that the then-prime minister had accidentally left his 8-year-old daughter in a pub.

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by Redd
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1281

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

Myanmar? That's like the 'which one doesn't belong' on an IQ test....

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

I am??? Did this happen just within the last 24 hours? ....now where did you pull that come from? Feel free to share how you came up with that one. Why is it 'madness' because world societies are churning out more sexual choices/options than your brain was introduced to from when the days of simple...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

As I had suspected, you’re willfully ignorant. You continue to use incorrect words and definitions. You will continue to get called transphobic. You clearly are emotionally invested in this topic for some reason l. I am not. Have a great day! It's quite amusing that you have no rebuttal for any of ...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

The man is only broadcasting his very limited understanding of human sexuality overall. BN747 As you're indirectly referring to me, I'll take the opportunity to reply directly. What makes you different from the Trump crowd you hate so much? My opinion is based on science is more than worthy enough ...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

The man is only broadcasting his very limited understanding of human sexuality overall. BN747 As you're indirectly referring to me, I'll take the opportunity to reply directly. What makes you different from the Trump crowd you hate so much? My opinion is based on science is more than worthy enough ...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

:rotfl: What in particular do you disagree with? Then you made a huge leap of cognitive failure by declaring anyone outside of your incorrect definition of biological sex is suffering from another inaccurate definition of your own choosing to be “mentally ill”. . There are only two genders, and the...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

Your irony sandwich is only missing a slab of “some of my best friends are trannies” in order to be complete. :rotfl: What in particular do you disagree with? Then you made a huge leap of cognitive failure by declaring anyone outside of your incorrect definition of biological sex is suffering from ...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

Facts no longer matter and opinions are equal to objective truth. To be fair, and I say this as a liberal, the left is completely there right now as well. It's sad because the left used to be the bastion of critical thought. Now the universities won't listen to an opinion or person that doesn't fit...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

One of the reasons we have 50 something genders and growing, and anyone who dares to point out the truth, that there are 2 genders and gender dysphoria is a mental illness is attacked and labelled transphobic.Which is funny as that has nothing to do with trans people anyhow. The ultimate example of...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

One of the reasons we have 50 something genders and growing, and anyone who dares to point out the truth, that there are 2 genders and gender dysphoria is a mental illness is attacked and labelled transphobic.Which is funny as that has nothing to do with trans people anyhow. The ultimate example of...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: Kansas City: KCXL Home of Radio Sputnik Russian Propaganda

Facts no longer matter and opinions are equal to objective truth. To be fair, and I say this as a liberal, the left is completely there right now as well. It's sad because the left used to be the bastion of critical thought. Now the universities won't listen to an opinion or person that doesn't fit...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media: Boeing Dreamliner Production Problems Threaten The Aircraft's Safety, Former Quality Manager Warns
Replies: 74
Views: 14022

Re: Huge quality problems with 787 production in North Charleston

You all are dismissing this as a union hit piece. Has anyone actually experienced the quality of the labor force in Charleston? It's terrible. If it was really terrible as you're saying, what is the FAA doing? If we've learned anything from the whole MAX debacle, we know they're not doing enough.

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by Redd
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?
Replies: 53
Views: 2345

Re: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?

As far as a 70s car, I’m still kicking myself I sold my 1976 Aston Martin Vantage right before the 2008 crash. If you need an extra kick, I'm sending one your way. I always thought I'd buy one as they used to be quite cheap, now they've gone up like mad. Almost bought one for around $40K in Toronto...

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by Redd
Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shaheen Air 737 set on fire while parked at KHI
Replies: 10
Views: 4095

Re: Shaheen Air 737 set on fire while parked at KHI

scbriml wrote:

If deliberately set alight, maybe it was being used for fire training?



Are real airplanes burned for fire training anywhere? So many potential dangers and toxic smoke.

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by Redd
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airline employee stalks female passenger
Replies: 33
Views: 7450

Re: Airline employee stalks female passenger

bennett123 wrote:
A ‘woman like that’?.


Do you need any further clarification?

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by Redd
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airline employee stalks female passenger
Replies: 33
Views: 7450

Re: Airline employee stalks female passenger

Note: none of what I wrote above is to defend the guy, or to say is actions were not repugnant. I have no idea, I do not know what he sent. His texts could have been completely benign, or they could have been the filthiest, most offensive texts known to humankind. I simply don't know - and my thres...

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by Redd
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is China a threat or an opportunity?
Replies: 14
Views: 491

Re: Is China a threat or an opportunity?

I've been of the opinion for a few years now, that China will become the world leader in green technology and environmentalism. Pragmatism will dictate such actions, so will having a long term approach to the future, which China has. Now let's see how they go through with banning single use plastics...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man accused of killing boss over Trump
Replies: 32
Views: 1418

Re: Man accused of killing boss over Trump

dmg626 wrote:
People people , please, nothing to see here, it’s FLORIDA .

^^^This^^^ for the win.

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by Redd
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs
Replies: 71
Views: 15199

Re: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs

Max Q wrote:


Do you serious think that knowing how to access Google makes you an expert in the subject matter ?


:rotfl:

Nope, but it can surely help you pick out the proper terminology if you're going to issue a statement.

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by Redd
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs
Replies: 71
Views: 15199

Re: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs

WIederling wrote:
Redd wrote:
But you would expect someone from UBS commenting on aviation to have a working knowledge of how to use Google to obtain information, wouldn't you?


Google Warrior. I'd guess that UBS looks towards more professional people than that.


Apparently not

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by Redd
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs
Replies: 71
Views: 15199

Re: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs

What would ‘Swiss bank UBS’ know about flying aeroplanes?!! Potentially quite a lot. Being long term successful with money demands you know what you are doing when placing it. ( obviously this does not apply to the Quarterly Hunters around US companies. :-))) Potentially I’m a neurosurgeon, it does...

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by Redd
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many languages do you know?
Replies: 65
Views: 3315

Re: How many languages do you know?

English - Native
Polish - Fluent
French - A1/A2 (used to be around C1 but I haven't used it in about 15 years aside from the odd ski trip)
Spanish - A1

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by Redd
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Having feelings for a married woman
Replies: 71
Views: 5452

Re: Having feelings for a married woman

Tugger wrote:
So you know no one that has had an affair and then remarried and been faithful?

Tugg


Women like that are never yours, it could just happen to be your turn though. Enjoy the fun and never treat it as anything more. But hey, miracles do happen.

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by Redd
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Having feelings for a married woman
Replies: 71
Views: 5452

Re: Having feelings for a married woman

Married women can be good for a shag, but not if you have any feelings for them. If a woman is willing to cheat on her husband/boyfriend, she'll cheat on you one day. Considering your experience, and the fact that you have 'feelings', stay the hell away. Listen to Jouhou, that married woman will che...

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by Redd
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs
Replies: 71
Views: 15199

Re: Airbus releases photos of automatic takeoffs

As per the article Swiss bank UBS has estimated that a pilot is typically in full control of a jet plane for an average of just 7 minutes on each flight. I'd surely hope that the pilots are in full control of an airliner the whole flight. :rotfl: Manual control or hand flying, is it that hard to do ...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will normalcy ever return to US politics?
Replies: 38
Views: 1181

Re: Will normalcy ever return to US politics?

BN747 wrote:

More parties = more confusion.



BN747


While you're at it, just make one party, one leader. What can go wrong?

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by Redd
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identity Politics in America
Replies: 216
Views: 6385

Re: Identity Politics in America

If you think I'm being hypocritical, then answer the questions. I'm not having a discussion with you on this topic, nor do I really want to. I was just pointing out your hypocrisy. Accusing someone of a straw man argument, after just using a straw man argument gets no one anywhere. Republicans cons...

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by Redd
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identity Politics in America
Replies: 216
Views: 6385

Re: Identity Politics in America

This is called a straw man argument as well as false equivalency. It is a straw man because you are putting words in the mouths of people who seek equality for all people that do not represent their argument You might want to sharpen your logic and your argumentation skills before making a statemen...

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by Redd
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identity Politics in America
Replies: 216
Views: 6385

Re: Identity Politics in America

Disgusted? Saying I am white vote for me because I am like you is what led to the holocaust! Using your race for a political means is disgusting on the left or the right. Period. This is called a straw man argument as well as false equivalency. It is a straw man because you are putting words in the...

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by Redd
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."
Replies: 78
Views: 2608

Re: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."

- They don't care about putting Christianity first and putting white heterosexual men first. OH THE HORROR!! Thinking of everyone including homeless families! How dare they! Considering white's make up about half of the homeless population, and men make up about 70% of the homeless population, I'd ...

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by Redd
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN Official Mladenov: No ‘Peace Process’ in Middle East
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: UN Official Mladenov: No ‘Peace Process’ in Middle East

Francoflier wrote:
Wait, I thought wonder-boy Jared Kuchner was on the case?
Don't tell me he might be in over his head?
:sarcastic:


Patience, he'll handle it....

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by Redd
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WH Boasts US Troops Were Sent for Money
Replies: 49
Views: 1563

Re: WH Boasts US Troops Were Sent for Money

All kinds of weird - I missed the interview on Fox the other day but Rep. Justin Amash from MI, who broke with the GOP last year over fealty to Trump, tweeted this regarding apparent KSA payment of $1 billion for additional US troops. https://twitter.com/justinamash/status/1216054398138376192?s=21 ...

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by Redd
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 301819

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The problem with a fire causing problems for the aircraft, is that such a fire would never spread so quickly to result in a situation where the pilot doesn't mayday for help. 1. Aviate 2. Navigate 3. Communicate Whether it was a missile or uncontained engine failure or another cause, the pilots fir...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 301819

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The problem with a fire causing problems for the aircraft, is that such a fire would never spread so quickly to result in a situation where the pilot doesn't mayday for help. 1. Aviate 2. Navigate 3. Communicate Whether it was a missile or uncontained engine failure or another cause, the pilots fir...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homosexuality Criminalized in Gabon
Replies: 25
Views: 1386

Re: Homosexuality Criminalized in Gabon

You can thank the American Christians for driving that bus all over Africa, then watch them scream for help when the locals figure out the scam is on them. BN747 You can only lead a horse to water...... But you can't make it a homophobic nutcase. On a side note, Ludicrous (the rapper) just recently...

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by Redd
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 301819

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The problem with a fire causing problems for the aircraft, is that such a fire would never spread so quickly to result in a situation where the pilot doesn't mayday for help. 1. Aviate 2. Navigate 3. Communicate Whether it was a missile or uncontained engine failure or another cause, the pilots fir...

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by Redd
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 29014

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Iran can try to do whatever it wants. If they decide to go after the POTUS or high-ranking NATO officials, their military will likely be wiped from the face of the earth and their regime will cease to exist very quickly. They aren't that foolish. And you wonder why they’re pursuing nuclear weapons....

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by Redd
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U-Haul Won't Hire Smokers (In Some States)
Replies: 40
Views: 1525

Re: U-Haul Won't Hire Smokers (In Some States)

tommy1808 wrote:

Nope, it shouldn´t be. Only what effects work performance demonstrable shall count. Smoking doesn´t, as disgusting as it is.

best regards
Thomas


There's lots of literature on this topic. Smokers are quite a bit less productive than non-smokers.

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by Redd
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 29014

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike by US

TTailedTiger wrote:
Agreed. They were given every opportunity to play nice. Their recent stunts are what brought this upon them.


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Good thing you've got the Saudis on your side.....

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by Redd
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did your country get better or worse in the last decade?
Replies: 70
Views: 2894

Re: Did your country get better or worse in the last decade?

Poland still had the post-Soviet-Bloc feel when I moved here from Canada almost 11 years ago. When I visit Canada now, Poland seems to me to be way ahead in terms of quality of life on an equivalent level income, with so much more to offer culturally, geographically and business-wise. Although I do...

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by Redd
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did your country get better or worse in the last decade?
Replies: 70
Views: 2894

Re: Did your country get better or worse in the last decade?

Poland still had the post-Soviet-Bloc feel when I moved here from Canada almost 11 years ago. When I visit Canada now, Poland seems to me to be way ahead in terms of quality of life on an equivalent level income, with so much more to offer culturally, geographically and business-wise. Although I do ...

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