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by M564038
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 14
Views: 515

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

It means I’m ever so slightly humorous. I firmly believe he is the anti-christ. He has single-handedly ruined music. (For those not in the know: the next time you see someone drop a fork on the floor on a reality-TV show accompanied by a MIDI-programmed 300 piece orchestra, 60 timpanies, 100 foot ba...

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by M564038
Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 14
Views: 515

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

I firmly believe he is the anti-christ. He has single-handedly ruined music. (For those not in the know: the next time you see someone drop a fork on the floor on a reality-TV show accompanied by a MIDI-programmed 300 piece orchestra, 60 timpanies, 100 foot bass drums going to 15 Hz in surround, eve...

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by M564038
Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 14
Views: 515

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

The greatest living composer is Paul McCartney. He might be top 5 throughout documented music history together with Bach, Mozart, Beethoven.. On your other question, regarding composers that are also classical orchestrators and if any of that work is going to be remembered, I do believe you are righ...

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by M564038
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fallout from AF Airbus 318 False G/S Intercept
Replies: 3
Views: 1306

Re: Fallout from AF Airbus 318 False G/S Intercept

There’s a lot of safety measures in the world that works like that. Call it backup, call it fail-safes, call it plain old being careful.

fly707 wrote:
Even though Pilots shall be aware of FDP with the remaining distance .

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by M564038
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago............. 9/11
Replies: 49
Views: 2569

Re: 20 years ago............. 9/11

I had visited the towers only a month or so previously. It felt very raw to me, even from a few thousand kilometers away. I was at a band rehearsal when my dad called and said something about a 737 hitting the WTC. Found the nearest TV and stayed there for the day. I was (and is) a leftist pro-pales...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 597
Views: 112572

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Tofen, used in danish and norwegian as well. Might wanna sue your teacher;-) It's Swedish lighthouses that they'll be named after: - Blå Jungfrun - Rödkallen - Svenska Björn - Högbonden - Nidingen - Vinga Svenskt Ambulansflyg honours the meaning of lighthouses 'like a light in the dark', as written ...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 330
Views: 14580

Re: Texas abortion law

Exactly. You cannot try to legislate yourself around this. This is happening INSIDE the female body. This is no one else’s business At last, Texas is doing it right. About time to challenge the fallacy that an abortion is a 'constitutional right'. If Democrats believe abortion should be federally pr...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1380

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

https://abbamikory.blogs.com/abbamikory ... -1980.html
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Btw. If anyone here is slightly interested in music technology, here is a great and hillarious interview with the master himself from back in the day! Seems like a fantastic guy!
https://abbamikory.blogs.com/abbamikory ... -1980.html

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1380

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

I don’t! I do know a thing or two about bands, though. They were spectacularly talented, surrounded themselves with the greatest musicians and technical personell. Rutger Gunnarson! Michael Tretow! They had an amazing, very characteristic and unique sound and groove. They were innovative with techno...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1380

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

It’s fantastic. A full bonus album from one of the greatest band ever! Amazing!
They botched the drum sound, but still!

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by M564038
Thu Sep 02, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2140

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

Well. What i am reading from the comments after my last reply is the following: 1/People in general don’t know how it feels to be exposed. 2/Expecting victims to behave rationally while trying to get afoot is still the default reaction. 3/Americans still think any discussion in english is all about ...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2140

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I were a teen in that era, I watched them live and played in a Nirvana cover band. I have worked in the record business with succesful artists and with major labels too. I am credited on more than 250 albums. I know a thing or two about that business from the inside, and how you build a succesful pr...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2140

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

It would have sold equally well or better if the record company had signed the other band that fought for the same spot in the rooster. Or? The thing is you don’t know. The piece of art, is that piece of art. You don’t know what brought it over the top. The Iconic cover certainly played a part, and ...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2140

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

1.These things don’t stay secret. He wasn’t the only one that knew. And why would it matter. His photo was everywhere. He had to deal with it. 2. He is part of that total piece of art. It is a cultural Icon. Even without the music, that photo is in millions of posters still on walls all over the wor...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography
Replies: 41
Views: 2140

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I can imagine him being quite traumatized and having his life, in total, turning out for the worse because someone put him in that photo many, many years ago beyond his control. Him having tried to cope with it in numerous more or less weird ways since, is more of a symptom than something that’s aga...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

I know it is typically Small country to tout our own horn, and this is the second time on this page I do it. Sorry about that, but I truely think we get this right in this country, and this is a great video about it by a, and he is actually rather conservative, researcher about this. Well, over here...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

Automating jobs doesn’t kill jobs. It makes society richer. Saving on work is added value for society, it means we, collectively can spend our energy on better things! BUT! This requires redistribution of wealth and innovation. Some of the best societies on earth works this way: Very modern, efficie...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

August sales in Norway in:
Traditional Gasoline and Diesel: 8%
Fossil-electric Hybrids:20%
The rest are pure Battery EVs at 72%
(Source: OFV.NO via nrk.no vg.no )

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by M564038
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

The price of entry is dropping fast! The price of use is a lot lower than fossil cars, so once this tips, it is just ziiiiip. It is also better for the environment to switch old fossils to electric as fast as possible, so there will be political incentive to do some tax incentives around this. The m...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 29, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

5 years is not optimistic. This is a Tsunami coming. To the US and everywhere else. Even the cars coming out 5 years ago had more than enough range for the average user. Now they have twice as much or more. Charging i frastructure is the biggest challenge, but there a lot of players in that market r...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 29, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3519

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

So much opinion about something that will be irrelevant in about 5 years!
#EVs

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by M564038
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The appeal of raising children
Replies: 50
Views: 2529

Re: The appeal of raising children

At 30 I was about where the thread starter was. As was my friends. No one got kids early. We travelled, worked late on exiting projects with no limitations, we drank and had fun and did lots of exiting things and got a taste of money, credibility and even fame. I was busy fulfilling my own dreams an...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 22, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why would an AN-124 go from Kansai to Kobe airport?
Replies: 6
Views: 1084

Re: Why would an AN-124 go from Kansai to Kobe airport?

Couldn’t it just be repositioning? Say it was supposed to pick up cargo at one location, but plans changed for one reason or the other, and it was easier to pick it up at the other airport?

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by M564038
Sat Aug 14, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 13890

Re: Be-200 crashes in Turkey

https://youtu.be/ozQwfljkKTU
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You can see the powerline shorting at 33 seconds in this video. Surprised if this doesn’t explain it.
https://youtu.be/ozQwfljkKTU

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by M564038
Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relationship nomenclature question
Replies: 37
Views: 1790

Re: Relationship nomenclature question

We use «kjæreste» if one is not married, which translates to something like «my dearest» or «the closest and most important» or simply «the one I love the most», and the word is pretty close to the word for love. It works well I think, although it tend to be more used by younger than older people, i...

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by M564038
Fri Aug 06, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

Oh no! I do NOT have an issue with bassists. I have an issue with fascists. Well, the reason for saying that a bass has 4 strings is pretty simple. Almost every worthwhile bass-player, the phanteon of great bass-lines, all the best pocket-players, all the best counterpoint bass-lines are done on/uti...

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by M564038
Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

The extra strings doesn't change the range of the instrument, it just modifies the timbre. Those were just octaves. More or less just an effect. A rich man’s chorus. Doesn’t count. Basses has 4 strings. I agree - heck, way back in 1977, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin played an 8-string bass on abou...

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by M564038
Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

Well, the reason for saying that a bass has 4 strings is pretty simple. Almost every worthwhile bass-player, the phanteon of great bass-lines, all the best pocket-players, all the best counterpoint bass-lines are done on/utilize 4-string basses. As a music producer, if a Bassplayer walks in the stud...

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by M564038
Tue Aug 03, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

Those were just octaves. More or less just an effect. A rich man’s chorus. Doesn’t count. Basses has 4 strings. Basses have 4 strings, unless it is a Fender VI. It's OK, I understand and accept that most bassists can't count to 5. But trust me, there's a whole world of numbers out there when you get...

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by M564038
Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

Basses have 4 strings, unless it is a Fender VI. There are no such things as 5-6 string basses. Been playing bass for probably 15 years now. Also play drums and guitar, but find that bass is a nice combo of rhythm and melody. quad-string bandit. I am deeply offended, as I play 5- and 6-string basses...

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by M564038
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

If one has hearing damage, one tends to hear more bass (relatively), not less. But i guess there are exeptions;-) Walls bounce sounds back. Some frequencies get summed, others get dips. Outdoors, bass requires more amplification to be at the same apparent level as the uneven chaos indoors. Someone p...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1383

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ceyqig7lhSo

It’s really hard to hear the bass on live concerts, especially open air concerts… :-/
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What? Uh. No, thats not how it works.

N14AZ wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKqY98DxjYw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ceyqig7lhSo

It’s really hard to hear the bass on live concerts, especially open air concerts… :-/

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by M564038
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6272

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

This would count as a POSITIVE company image. In my opinion no one should go outside their house dressed in clothes bought at sporting stores or meant for sports if they do not intend to do sports. Peopke happen to infringe on this all the time. Should they care about my opinion? No of course not. A...

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by M564038
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6272

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

It is only you making yourself a part of this by having, and expressing such a strong opinion about something that doesn’t concern you. What he wears doesn’t influence your life in any concieveable way, and yet you think your personal dress code should be more important to him than his own. You infr...

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by M564038
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6272

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

Not being professional? Your personal opinion, which you should keep to yourself, about who gets to wear what, based on your personal view on genders and morals, does not go into wether that man is a professional or not. It is not interesting, it doesn’t enter into the discussion, why should your op...

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by M564038
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6272

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

If the dress is good enough for a female crew member to do their job, why can’t he use it?
And why on earth would anyone have an opinion about it?
It is simply none if your business. Let the man, or whatever he chooses to be called do his job in the same uniform that you don’t mind his peers using!

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by M564038
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics
Replies: 57
Views: 2781

Re: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics

Never heard anyone call the production on Exile «poor» before. It is a totally iconic and very calculated affair. The vocals are mixed low very intentionally. I actually had a major label artist ask me to mix his record with the vocals at that level, he went as far as to fly an «exile expert» in to ...

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by M564038
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1761

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

One thing that shocked me about Japan was that they actually had real, living people working all through the night working as (literal) traffic cones. 19 people doing what would have been a crew of 2 people + cones in any western country.

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by M564038
Fri Jul 09, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nine dead after DHC-2 crash in Örebro, Sweden
Replies: 2
Views: 1595

Re: Nine dead after DHC-2 crash in Örebro, Sweden

FlyingElvii wrote:
CG too far to the rear?

It was it’s 50th cycle with jumpers so far this month, 7th or so of the day alone. There aren’t a lot of options on how to stow/place them, so I highly doubt this.

I’m guessing engine failure at worst possible time combined with some additional bad luck.

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by M564038
Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 83
Views: 19816

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

Hoping the event coming up is the return to it’s real home in scandinavia. There is no DC9/MD80/MD90 kept in any of the museums there after the incredible 50 year history of the type(s) with SAS, and this aircraft, being purpose built for SAS, should be the one. A -41 would be even better, but proba...

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by M564038
Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2715

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

That must be a local phenomenom for you guys, I’ve never heard styx played in public or on the radio anywhere in the world at any time the last 2-3 decades. Styx is just some local band in the usa, i think. It is a lousy band, but not really big enough to be irritating. Billy Joel; great artist, thi...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Calls For Firing/Resignation of JCS Chairman Milley
Replies: 21
Views: 1695

Re: Trump Calls For Firing/Resignation of JCS Chairman Milley

The US millitary is given more resources than the next 15 on the list, combined. Most of them allies. And that for a country that doesn’t border any concieveable enemies. The US millitary could cut the budget 2/3s and have a 24/7/365 pride parade, painting all the aircraft carriers like rainbow flag...

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by M564038
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone identify these UFOs?
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Re: Anyone identify these UFOs?

Can’t identify per se, since I want to stay anonymus, but I am pretty sure that is my uncle Dolph.
Pretty weird fellow, I tell you.

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by M564038
Mon Jun 28, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2715

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

The last decade where everything on the radio wasn’t programmed to be likeable by the lowest common denominator was the 80’s, that is correct. The amount of great music being made has only grown, although the abyssmal royalty system in streaming, and that piracy killed the economy of most artist rig...

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by M564038
Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8514

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

You absolutely have to switch doctor! She has quite clearly let cultist politics get in the way of science. There are medical subjects outside of vaccine that the politics can cloud her understanding of. I don’t know how authorizations for health personell work in your nevk of the woods, but there h...

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by M564038
Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 597
Views: 112572

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

FLYR has started their training/route proving flights today, with a flight OSL-ENVA. B738 LN-FGA.

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by M564038
Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2715

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

Time after Time was even covered by Miles Davis. Pop-songs covered by Miles are not really something mere mortals can criticise.

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by M564038
Sun Jun 27, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2715

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

Everything Top 20 from the last 60 years, especially in the pre-1995 timeperiod is done to death. It is suprising to see with new developments over the last few years how little of it has stayed relevant. The Beatles will be remembered, the injection of the pentatonic blues scale in to the tempered ...

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by M564038
Sat Jun 26, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If electric cars were computers: what stage are we at?
Replies: 24
Views: 2052

Re: If electric cars were computers: what stage are we at?

Even in the worst case scenarios(fossil made electricity) the slightly higher environmental cost of EV production is offset by an average driver in less than 2 years. Also, EVs not working for Über-drivers? I remember to tell that to my next EV Über-driver. The lack of knowledge of EVs combined with...

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by M564038
Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CoVid Vaccine Experience
Replies: 130
Views: 14295

Re: CoVid Vaccine Experience

Got my first pfizer last week. Administered by my wife of all things. Didn’t feel a thing. Not even the needle. The least eventful event of my life;-)

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