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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Bob Saget
Replies: 14
Views: 860

Re: RIP Bob Saget

Wow know someone that going to see him at Foxwoods soon. Jeez RIP.

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1506

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Couldn’t agree more. It’s comical to rewind the clock a few years and witness everyone gushing over the despicable woman. Her fake voice should have been the first red flag. How she fooled anyone is a mystery to me. The voice thing was un-nerving and a giveaway for sure. I think what makes me laugh...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5936

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

I’ve always thought from the start this was a shake down for more cash from Giuffre. Andrew screwed up when he denied sleeping with her. He should have just admitted he shagged her, instead he made himself look like a complete idiot. There’s nothing illegal about sleeping with a 17 year old, it’s d...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

bad actors within the groups. Don't forget the "outside agitators" :sarcastic: Trump called for the attack on the Capitol, and did so with a lie. No he didn't, Rudy was the only one that said anything inciteful. Trump will not be charged as this is all a dog and pony show to take the elec...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

casinterest wrote:
But please submit your definition of Terrorism.



Criminal acts designed to scare of intimidate to further a political or religious agenda.

When Cites burn and people and property are attacked in the name of "protest" to further a far left agenda you qualify.

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5936

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

sexual assualt it's a murky legal term In what way is "sexual assault" a murky legal term? The legal world has grouped rape and other offenses into one which I don't like. If the prince had sex with her against her will it's rape, if a guy walking down the street touches a woman's butt th...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

armed to the teeth. Huh? This statement is totally false. Just to back up my fact https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b19571...

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by NIKV69
Sun Jan 09, 2022 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5936

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

I don't see the Prince Andrew case going anywhere, as 17 is an adult on NY and 16 is an adult in the UK. The accusations against him aren't statutory rape they are sexual assualt it's a murky legal term but I think sexual assault and battery mean she wasn't a willing participant and that she was pr...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1189

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

seb146 wrote:
If they were actual real tacos, I would do it. What Taco Bell serves are not tacos. I do like their steak breakfast burritos.


Jacks breakfast Burritos is a whole other world give them a try.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

seb146 wrote:
armed to the teeth.


Huh? This statement is totally false.

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants

I don't know anything about De Blasio (well I heard of him, since his election), what he did etc., so I'm not defending him, but he was the mayor of alpha city NYC for two full terms and term limited. Meanwhile, Andy Cohen is a somewhat successful talk show host ? He has other things going on. I do...

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by NIKV69
Sat Jan 08, 2022 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1189

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

No I would rather go to Del Taco and pay more.

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Andy Cohen drunk NYE rants

I didn't watch this live since I always spend NYE on the strip but heard about this and finally watched it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuELqOhSjgM Don't know much about Andy Cohen but that was classic and a breath of fresh air. He nailed all facts on Diblasio etc. Didn't know why he attacked Se...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

We don't need the fringe driving the bus. If that is what drives the primaries, we need to get rid of primaries. All we are getting are bad actors. Open elections would have a chance to work, would love to see it. Joe Biden got through the primaries and won 80 million votes in the general election ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Isn't that kind of the problem right there? Why is it so damn important to keep the crazies happy? It's election turnout, I didn't create it. Primaries are very fringe and the hard liners turn out and factor into who wins. Then you move back to the middle for the general. Don't look at me I want a ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 225
Views: 13310

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

All three defendants have been handed life sentences. Only Bryan's was with the possibility of parole. I like this from the judges statement prior top sentencing: "a neighbor is more than the people who just own property around your house. I believe that assuming the worst in others we show ou...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump is the most ironic president in that he pulled off the biggest upset beating Hillary and had the chops to be a competent executive but just couldn't hire the right staff and listen to them. I'm going to have to agree to disagree on the quoted part, but overall, I agree with you! I believe his...

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by NIKV69
Fri Jan 07, 2022 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8798

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump made one of his gravest errors in just sitting there and not acting to shut this riot down. Though I don't consider it an insurrection and more of a riot it should have been dealt with swiftly and with more deadly force. Any lawmaker D or R should be protected. If unauthorized individuals brea...

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by NIKV69
Thu Jan 06, 2022 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 296
Views: 11808

Re: Australian Open 2022

She has not officially retired but yes she is sitting out this tournament. She injured her hamstring at Wimbledon in July and hasn’t played since. Few people in tennis would be surprised if she has one more spirited run, but even fewer will be surprised if she doesn’t. Her days of being a regular c...

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by NIKV69
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: All-time Epic Fail Threads Of A.net CONTINUED
Replies: 36
Views: 4149

Re: All-time Epic Fail Threads Of A.net CONTINUED

Flairport will live forever. Well, its over. Didn't end the way I wanted it to...she told me not to talk to her anymore. So..lessons learned: 1) keep your thoughts private 2) don't track girls flights 3) be kind 4) don't do anything that would make it appear that you are stalking...I never did actua...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 2408

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Favor

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59234

Re: Allegiant nearing deal for 737MAX

Going by what their fleet has been this is a positive.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1506

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Couldn’t agree more. It’s comical to rewind the clock a few years and witness everyone gushing over the despicable woman. Her fake voice should have been the first red flag. How she fooled anyone is a mystery to me. The voice thing was un-nerving and a giveaway for sure. I think what makes me laugh...

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)

1337Delta764 wrote:
I was wondering, what do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice, other than alcohol?

I once tried it with strawberries and it was good. My grandfather suggested it would go well with peaches.


At this point you are drinking Sangria almost so.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1506

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

Aaron747 wrote:
I think all 11 should have returned guilty.

The thread title is fine - the verdicts *are* a mess.


I am pretty sure this is a great verdict this jury was having trouble coming to any consensus so the 4 convictions is fine with me.

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is your theme for the year?
Replies: 10
Views: 681

Re: What is your theme for the year?

Aaron747 wrote:
The only good theme for this year is to end PY3 (Pandemic Year) early.


On this we agree 100%

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by NIKV69
Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes
Replies: 26
Views: 1506

Re: Messy Theranos Verdict for Elizabeth Holmes

It's comical l that I also got the feeling CNN was outright pissed that this woman was convicted as you seem to be. Tread title doesn't make any sense as well. She was found guilty (rightly so) and will do some serious time. Never really paid her any mind but watched an interview she did with CNBC w...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 03, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5936

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Until some of the rich and powerful who raped (including by statute) the young women that Maxwell helped arrange get charged and convicted, there will never be satisfaction that justice was done. Many want her 'black book' of names of those she arranged for the rich and connected to have sex with y...

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by NIKV69
Mon Jan 03, 2022 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82

And just remember this thread when a Republican dies. Jeez you have a short memory. Much worse was said in this thread. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1457901 Harry Reid was a right wing democrat No Joe Manchin is a right wing democrat. Harry Reid was an opportunistic self serving ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 31, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4667

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

Coddle the bad guy? Have you ever been to jail? It’s horrific and shocking that such appalling conditions exist in America. Criminals are not coddled in this country, period. No I don’t want to go to jail hence I don’t commit crimes. More and more no bail legislation is going to lead to more crime....

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 31, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Betty White passes away at age 99
Replies: 20
Views: 1223

Re: Betty White passes away at age 99

Truly the news I didn’t want to wake up to. RIP to a great woman. God speed.

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 30, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4667

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

This is one of those only in American situations, police in every other developed country would not shoot a person armed with a bike lock. In NZ that guy would have been disarmed by a police dog. Yet again it’s a case of shoot first American style policing. It is my understanding the original victi...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 30, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Snowfall in the Western United States
Replies: 10
Views: 897

Re: Record Snowfall in the Western United States

Newark727 wrote:
Hopefully this helps the reservoirs back up a little bit.


I sure hope so.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4667

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

It’s no wonder with responses like this there is have a ‘shoot now ask questions later’ culture. Right. Don't shoot now -- hesitate to explore all PC options and let the (original) victim's head get bashed in while waiting for the social worker to arrive. You haven't a clue. The new propaganda term...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5936

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Maxwell has been found Guilty https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/29/us/ghislaine-maxwell-trial-wednesday/index.html A jury in a New York federal court has found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts related to her role in Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of minor girls between 1994 and 2004. Maxwel...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strong headwinds in the US causing issues this week
Replies: 62
Views: 12853

Re: Strong headwinds in the US causing issues this week

I knew we were hauling butt LAS-JFK the other day that the winds were crazy but JFK-LAS was fine. I do remember few years ago flying a 757 on JFK-LAS the winds were so bad we diverted to DEN for fuel. It's not a big deal.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shootings Across the Denver Area
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Shootings Across the Denver Area

On Monday night, a gunman killed five victims at different locations across the Denver area and it is unknown what his motives were. However, he did target some of the victims. Thoughts and prayers for those affected and hopefully, this will lead to Colorado enforcing existing gun laws and pass com...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4667

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

What accountability? Do you want to throw the officer in jail? Dealing with the criminals that have been created by this coddle the bad guy, little to no bail and attack law enforcement mindset isn't easy but there is no criminality here. No matter how much Ben Crump says there is.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82

I will bite my tounge on most of what I want to say about this divisive horrible example of an elected official. I do remember one of my first years in Laughlin he was here campaigning and he tried to enter the property to grease palms where I rented before I bought my condo. The owner of the develo...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 44085

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video

Layman's opinion: Came across the airport after changing to 27R, was too low as turned to the left. Was looking for runway when saw the big hill at Mazzola Street straight ahead. Banked hard left and pulled up, stalled, and crashed. Still happened so fast I think you are right that he was looking f...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 44085

Re: Learjet Crash Tonight in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

Very sad. Sounds like a young-ish guy, too. Also, I don't know what that metallic noise is in the background while the pilot is crying out. There may be more involved (as there often is) than what it appears at first blush. I also don't have a clear first impression from the Nest camera that docume...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: Sportsbook wars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ohFlCxXkE

I love the confidence character LOL.
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System07 wrote:
The immediate flood of commercials and ads constantly has been really annoying. That’s all I got


6 Leg parlay! 2 home dogs all hitting the over! BOOM!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ohFlCxXkE

I love the confidence character LOL.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beloved John Madden has passed away
Replies: 13
Views: 819

Re: Beloved John Madden has passed away

Oh man, they just had a documentary on him before the Packers/Browns game Saturday, he was on and looked and sounded okay. The news report said he died unexpectedly, so sad. He was a true legend. I am glad he lived to see it premiere. A true legend and someone I loved watch and listen call games an...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 44085

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

To me -- and admittedly this is waaay premature -- it seems like, as he comes into the frame on the second Nest video, he is still flying, and he is in the left turn the we know he was making. Some think he seems low, but he was intentionally flying, it appears, at about 350 feet AGL if I'm doing t...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 44085

Re: Learjet Crash Tonight in San Diego/ Gillespie - audo/video

Happened about 715 PST, 1015EST... N880Z, owned by MedJet, LLC. Appears to be a subscription-based air Medical Transport company. This one is a tough one to hear, so advanced warning is given. Appears to be classic base-to-final turn stall and roll, the Lear is sleek, very fast, but unforgiving if ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Dec 28, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: Sportsbook wars

The legalization of online sports gambling has led to a massive proliferation of ads for it by the big casino companies like Ceasers, MGM, and newcomers. They use huge bonus or up front betting credits, expensive attention getting ads with characters like with Ceasers, celebrities, sexy women to ge...

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by NIKV69
Mon Dec 27, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Re: Sportsbook wars

During the MLB playoffs I found the Draftkings' ads' naked appeal to greed to be both distasteful and dishonest. It's also obtuse and hypocritical to keep denying Pete Rose the Hall of Fame for gambling when pushing gambling now makes up about two-thirds of the broadcast. Betting is of course one o...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sportsbook wars
Replies: 8
Views: 930

Sportsbook wars

I got to tell you. I am pleasantly surprised at how MGM and Caesars are going head to head in this war. I mean A list celebs in the commercials? Ben Affleck cant be hurting for work. Full disclosure i am not a sportsbettter at all. I bet the Kentucky Derby and Maybe one or two football gamed but tha...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smollett trial
Replies: 31
Views: 2453

Re: Jussie Smollett trial

What is sad about this case is there is a serious problem with hate crimes and also a fear of black people for whatever reason in our culture. These problems need to be addressed. When you go and stage a hate crime like this, it only harms the very communities that you are a part of because now rea...

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by NIKV69
Sun Dec 26, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7964

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Republicans voted it down because they hate Biden. Manchin voted it down because he is drunk with power. And, yes, I understand there have been other Democrats who demanded things be taken out. Manchin has been the most vocal about it. Manchin has been saying from day one that he would vote for it ...

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