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by copper1
Tue Jan 23, 2001 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Lasting Legacy; Freedom To Criminals
Replies: 20
Views: 2228

RE: The Lasting Legacy; Freedom To Criminals

Did everyone else here miss the one name that jumped off the page. ROGER CLINTON, brother of Slick Willy.

Anyone know what crime he was convicted of ?

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by copper1
Mon Jan 22, 2001 11:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Bragging A Bit, Please Forgive Me.
Replies: 8
Views: 1537

I'm Bragging A Bit, Please Forgive Me.

I got promoted to the rank of Sgt. at work. I'm pretty pleased.

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by copper1
Fri Jan 19, 2001 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America And China: A Crisis
Replies: 60
Views: 836

RE: America And China: A Crisis

If Senator Helms had his way he would kick out all the non white anglos and build a huge protective dome over the United States to keep out all, blacks, Hispanics, homosexuals, communists, gypsies, Asians, mentally challenged persons, persons with physical disabilities, Democrats, socialists, enviro...

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by copper1
Thu Jan 18, 2001 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hell Freezing Over? Two Moons In The Sky?
Replies: 4
Views: 2664

Hell Freezing Over? Two Moons In The Sky?

First let me start by saying this post is meant to be light hearted and in jest. I have been a member here for about 250 days. During that time I have enjoyed reading and thinking about the endless battle that takes place between Matt D and Brissie Lion on just about every thread that they post. For...

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by copper1
Thu Jan 18, 2001 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Red Wings Fans
Replies: 30
Views: 1376

RE: Red Wings Fans

Like most original six teams, the Red Wings have fans throughout North America and the world. My 11 year old son is a huge Red Wings fan and his favourite Red Wing is Chris Osgoode. I just finished putting Red Wing stickers on the young lads goalie mask.

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by copper1
Thu Jan 18, 2001 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Madonna! The Next US President?
Replies: 15
Views: 2268

RE: Madonna! The Next US President?

Hey, Slick Willy Clinton would probably vote for her. That would make him the second biggest slut to have ever been President of the United States of America and that would allow some of his good work to mentioned every once in awhile. I enjoy lots of Madonna's music and I have to admit, I think she...

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by copper1
Wed Jan 17, 2001 5:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Royal Airlines....New Aircraft?
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

RE: Royal Airlines....New Aircraft?

There was a dash 8 in Toronto done up in Augsburg Airlines colours which from a distance could be mistaken I suppose for Royal. I believe it left on Jan 12th or 13th.

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by copper1
Thu Jan 11, 2001 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: QATS1: Does Airliners.net Need Non-aviation Forum?
Replies: 15
Views: 2338

RE: QATS1: Does Airliners.net Need Non-aviation Forum?

Sonic. I respectfully disagree with you as to whether or not we need the non aviation forum. Yes there are some hostile exchanges and yes some people need to mind their manners but the non aviation forum allows users to get a better idea of what some of the members here are like. There may come a po...

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by copper1
Thu Jan 11, 2001 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Road To The Superbore Err I Mean Superbowl
Replies: 4
Views: 1824

Road To The Superbore Err I Mean Superbowl

Let all the hype begin. There is little chance that the game can ever live up to all the billing that it gets. Every once in awhile the game is pretty good but more times than not it is either a yawner being decided by kickers who's names most anglos can't pronounce or the game for all intents and p...

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by copper1
Wed Jan 10, 2001 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is The Most Hated Person Of Last Century?
Replies: 82
Views: 1457

RE: Who Is The Most Hated Person Of Last Century?

Don't forget Emperor Hirohito of Japan. He was responsible for the death of many, including thousands of Japanese civilians and military members.

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by copper1
Tue Jan 09, 2001 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Like The Boeing B747 SP? Look At This Picture:
Replies: 24
Views: 4651

RE: Like The Boeing B747 SP? Look At This Picture:

Way cool, I think I've seen one SP in my entire life. To have three at once is pretty neat. Can anyone think of a larger gathering of SP's. Ramp shots at Boeing or all of the same airline don't count.

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by copper1
Mon Jan 08, 2001 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey Aussies, Tell Me About Jack's Hamburgers
Replies: 13
Views: 2547

Hey Aussies, Tell Me About Jack's Hamburgers

I have this overbearing aunt who's son, Jack Cowan is the owner of the Jack's hamburger chain in Australia. ( amongst other things ) All I ever hear about is how great this chain is. I know my cousin has worked hard since moving to Australia years ago but you would think his mother was the brains be...

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by copper1
Sun Jan 07, 2001 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Twice Weekly To Toronto
Replies: 3
Views: 1227

Austrian Twice Weekly To Toronto

Starting the end of April, Austrian will fly twice weekly to Toronto. Anybody have the early scoop as to days of the week, flt. schedule or equipment to be used. Thnx.


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by copper1
Mon Jan 01, 2001 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have You Ever Been Arrested?
Replies: 16
Views: 2330

RE: Have You Ever Been Arrested?

I have never ever been arrested but I know lots of people who have been.

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by copper1
Mon Jan 01, 2001 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unmarked Police Cars
Replies: 31
Views: 2113

RE: Unmarked Police Cars

Well, I have taken the time to read all of the posts so far and I have learned that I am in a forum with a bunch of speed demons. (LOL) There are other uses for unmarked cars besides, as we refer to it in the business as, Selective Speed Enforcement. Bottom line..... I love them, those unmarked beau...

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by copper1
Sat Dec 23, 2000 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter Airline Looking To Fly Up To 1000 In A380
Replies: 27
Views: 4675

RE: Charter Airline Looking To Fly Up To 1000 In A380

Stop the madness. What the hell will these airlines do when one of these monster sized aircraft crashes with the loss of all on board. We all know that it will eventually happen.This is not to say the death of ten people is any less tragic than the death of 5,6,7,8 or even 900 people but there comes...

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by copper1
Sat Dec 23, 2000 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Aircraft Of All Time
Replies: 30
Views: 4230

RE: Worst Aircraft Of All Time

In terms of poor sales how about the Dasault Mercure.

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by copper1
Fri Dec 22, 2000 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 @ Windsor
Replies: 1
Views: 1161

RE: AN-124 @ Windsor

Well, don't just sit there, go get some pictures. LOL

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by copper1
Thu Dec 21, 2000 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West's 757 Colors
Replies: 1
Views: 1883

RE: America West's 757 Colors........

My favourite is the Arizona Cardinals colour scheme. The red and white look great.

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by copper1
Thu Dec 21, 2000 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Vallarta Anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 919

RE: Puerto Vallarta Anyone?

The terminal is nice. It is not very big so you can get in and out fairly quickly. Saw lots of Mexicana 727's, F100s, Aeromexico MD's, Alaska 737, Tansa DC-3, America West 737's, Royal Airlines 727s ( gone now) , and lots more. Try to get your parents ( at least one of them ) to take you for a few h...

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by copper1
Thu Dec 21, 2000 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Puerto Vallarta Anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 919

RE: Puerto Vallarta Anyone?

I was there about three years ago. The best part if you plan on doing any airline watching is that the street runs along side of the aircraft parking tarmac. Now when I was there the fence that keeps you out had some holes in it or was bent up in other places along the concrete base. This allowed me...

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by copper1
Thu Dec 14, 2000 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perhaps A Silly Question, Are There A/C Snowtires
Replies: 2
Views: 1395

Perhaps A Silly Question, Are There A/C Snowtires

The title asks what I would like to know. For A/C used in northern climates this time of year, are there tires made that would have the same purpose as snow tires for my car, increased traction in snow and ice ?

Please don't laugh, I am just curious.

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by copper1
Tue Dec 05, 2000 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Solo Today
Replies: 9
Views: 1256

RE: I Solo Today

Congratulations and good luck !!!!!!!

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by copper1
Tue Dec 05, 2000 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Spotting At Yyz?
Replies: 19
Views: 3929

RE: DaveT

Not really in the Christmas spirit Dave ? Shame on you for the tone of your answer. If you don't like the question, don't respond to it.

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by copper1
Fri Dec 01, 2000 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Quotes
Replies: 15
Views: 1550

RE: Favorite Quotes

I don't know who first uttered these famous words but I know I quote them all the time as do many of my co-workers.


" Ah Shit "


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by copper1
Fri Dec 01, 2000 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attention Canadians
Replies: 25
Views: 1411

RE: Attention Canadians, Read This Response

Every year in Canada, McLeans Magazine ( Newsmagazine ) ranks all of the Canadian Universitys. I believe this years was released within the last month. What you want to do is get yourself a copy of this issue and take a good look at it. You may have to get ahold of them on line in order to obtain a ...

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by copper1
Fri Dec 01, 2000 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Question For Copper1
Replies: 11
Views: 1262

RE: A Question For Copper1

On the surface it is simple math and there is no doubt on a long trip you will save time even if you are stopped for 10 -15 minutes to obtain your souvenier of the state. I think the whole " it will cost you time " thing is for short term city trips where a 10 -15 minute stop will cost you more time...

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by copper1
Wed Nov 29, 2000 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Won
Replies: 17
Views: 1196

RE: Bush Won

In the land of torts and courts, your next Presidential Primary will be in full swing before either side will quit demanding some level of court order a recount. If it wasn't soooooo sad I'd laugh till it hurt. Copper 1 PS. Even if the courts ordered all Florida residents to recast their ballots, a ...

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by copper1
Wed Nov 29, 2000 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Really Really Very Bad Day.
Replies: 12
Views: 2111

RE: My Really Really Very Bad Day.

Your day is going to get worse when your insurance company finds you partially at fault just for being in your car. Insurance companies have their own set of rules for determining fault and as best I can understand it they will find you partially responsible just because you were in your car and dri...

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by copper1
Tue Nov 28, 2000 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Old People And Discounts
Replies: 5
Views: 1911

RE: Old People And Discounts

Matt my boy, what the hell you doing up so early? Anyway, I tend to agree with you on the seniors discount thing. Today's seniors have more disposable income than their age group has ever had and I dare say they have more disposable income than I do. Of course there are some seniors who scrape by da...

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by copper1
Tue Nov 28, 2000 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Election: Chretien Wins
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

RE: Canadian Election: Chretien Wins , Nicolaki

Don't hold your breath waiting for Chretien to retire. He won with a bigger majority than he had going into this election. He will now claim that he is a man for these times. He is a big enough slimeball that he will scuttle Paul Martin who has been the leader in waiting. I believe he will stick aro...

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by copper1
Tue Nov 28, 2000 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Election: Chretien Wins
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

RE: Canadian Election: Chretien Wins

All I can say is #%[email protected]!%$*&^$#^&*^%&^$%&$%#*[email protected]%#@.

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by copper1
Tue Nov 28, 2000 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707/DC-8 In Toronto
Replies: 4
Views: 1704

RE: It Was Not AC

The only DC-8 regular user that I can think of during that period was Emery Worldwide. They are part of the CNF Company and their 8's were white with a green and red strip along fuselage. Some of them had black CNF COMPANY markings on the tail. They also have a number of all white DC-8s with very sm...

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by copper1
Mon Nov 27, 2000 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airbag Survey.
Replies: 17
Views: 1202

RE: Airbag Survey.

Yes , both vehicles that I own have airbags installed. I believe that they save more lives than they take. Whenever a device that is designed to save a life , takes a life it is newsworthy. If the newspapers and other media were to tell every story where an airbag does what it is designed to do then...

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by copper1
Mon Nov 27, 2000 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Important For All Canadians
Replies: 5
Views: 1520

RE: Important For All Canadians

The polls open at 09:30 and I plan on being there when they open. Voting in an election is something that every citizen who has the right to do and should do. Millions of individuals died winning this right for us. I too am fed up with the pompous, arrogant, conceited, power hungry self loving littl...

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by copper1
Mon Nov 27, 2000 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A New Airport For Miami?
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

RE: A New Airport For Miami?

I was in Miami/Ft Lauderdale last month and one night on the news there was a big story about some private company wanting to invest tons of money into Opa Locka and restore it to an international commercial airport of considerable size. The guy fronting the deal sounded kind of shady though so I do...

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by copper1
Sun Nov 26, 2000 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Remember Most About Y2K?
Replies: 11
Views: 2036

RE: What Will You Remember Most About Y2K?

Being at work and waiting for the clock to turn over. Once that went by the highlight of my y2k was making the first arrest for my Police Service,of the new century ( but thats another debate as to whether the new century has started). A guy was doing ecstasy, smoking pot and drinking and he cut his...

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by copper1
Sat Nov 25, 2000 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Cargo
Replies: 4
Views: 2946

RE: Air Canada Cargo

Were Air Canada's early 747's not combis ?

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by copper1
Sat Nov 25, 2000 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fantasy Flight And Three Airports
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Fantasy Flight And Three Airports

If I had it all my fantasy flight would take place in a DC-10. My first stop would be London Heathrow for a couple of days of spotting and photography.( remember, I have it all so that includes unlimited ramp access) My second stop would be Moscow and two days of shooting Russian built beauties. My ...

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Ideas For Voluntary Work
Replies: 9
Views: 2273

RE: Need Ideas For Voluntary Work

Here we have a program called Meals on Wheels. It is designed for volunteers to take hot meals to shut ins. For many of these people it is the only chance they get to have a good hot meal and maybe even a bit of company. Most of these shut ins are elderly folks who for the most part are alone. Our s...

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Long Haul
Replies: 3
Views: 1903

RE: Alitalia Long Haul

They just cancelled an order for 747's and substituted 777's.

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2000: A Good Year To Become President?
Replies: 6
Views: 1469

RE: 2000: A Good Year To Become President?

Now, I'm only a Canadian who has a passing interest in American Politics but Louis my good man, I do not believe there were Presedential Elections in 1950 or 1970.

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With Orders For A330
Replies: 12
Views: 2723

RE: Airlines With Orders For A330

I believe Air Canada still has some ordered but not delivered. I could be wrong however. Have you tried visiting the Airbus site. I don't know if they would have this info posted there or not.

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reverse American Flag On Airliners.
Replies: 3
Views: 2432

RE: Proper Protocol

Thanks DC-9CAPT. I figured that must be it. I do admit it does look different but certainly it is understandable.

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reverse American Flag On Airliners.
Replies: 3
Views: 2432

Reverse American Flag On Airliners.

Why do airlines put the reverse side of the American flag on the starboard side of their aircraft. I realize that when one flys a flag such as the one from the USA it will look reversed when viewed from one side( Stars in the top right corner). It would seem to me that the flag should have the Stars...

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This 'Plane
Replies: 3
Views: 2439

RE: What Is This 'Plane

The aircraft is a DC-9-15 built in 1966, ser # 45731. It is owned by Genesis Aviation Inc. 501 W. Horatio St, Tampa Bay Florida.

Hope this helps.

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by copper1
Fri Nov 24, 2000 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Roots Air
Replies: 16
Views: 1828

RE: Roots Air

Skyservice, the parent company for Roots Air announced they have completed a lease deal with Singapore Aircraft leasing Enterprises for an A-320 with a delivery date of March 2001. This is to be the first aircraft for Roots Air.

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by copper1
Thu Nov 23, 2000 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana 737-400, What Routes?
Replies: 5
Views: 2276

Cubana 737-400, What Routes?

Cubana has leased a 737-400 (EI-CUN ) with full Blue Panorama colour scheme and Cubana titles. Can anyone tell me what routes they are flying with this aircraft. I hope Toronto is one destination being served.

Thanks in advance.


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by copper1
Tue Nov 21, 2000 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unidentified Aircraft At YYZ (Toronto)?
Replies: 9
Views: 2347

RE: Unidentified Aircraft At YYZ (Toronto)?

Sounds to me like it was a Canadian Armed Forces CC-150 Polaris (A-310). They are painted a dark grey colour and have a red Canadian flag on the fin along with the Canadian roundel on he fuselage.

If I was going to bet, this would be my choice.

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by copper1
Sat Nov 18, 2000 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's On This Forum Right Now?
Replies: 17
Views: 2610

RE: Who's On This Forum Right Now?

It is 04:30 local time and I can't sleep. I just finished a week of midnights and I'm all messed up sleep wise. Saw your post and thought I would check in.

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