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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 42
Views: 6227

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

Hot wash doesn't do a thing to them, it's the heat from the dryer that kills them.

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 42
Views: 6227

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

So what does an airline do with a 777-300, fly it to a frigid climate, open all doors for 48 hours until everything inside is below freezing then return to service after a thorough cleaning? Bedbugs die at a fairly low temperature. Cold really isn't that good against them, sub 0 F for a week may ki...

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA in PHX add NS to Asia expansion?
Replies: 50
Views: 5347

Re: Will AA in PHX add NS to Asia expansion?

LAS is a low-yield market and they don't seem to have a problem getting service to places like ICN and PEK. Except it's not, if you look at actual prices compared to A'Net myth, you will find that LAS is at the same level as PHX, LAX and SFO, there is a post floating around on here where I took a r...

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue restructuring operations, to lay off employees
Replies: 113
Views: 15708

Re: JetBlue restructuring operations, to lay off employees

As an outsider I agree this looks like a lean up to look better on paper. They need those employees , this is most likely IMHO to look better for an acquisition or merger. Disclaimer : This is an internet site, as such it offers some anonymity, so pretty much anyone can claim anything, never invest...

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 42
Views: 6227

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

So what does an airline do with a 777-300, fly it to a frigid climate, open all doors for 48 hours until everything inside is below freezing then return to service after a thorough cleaning? Bedbugs die at a fairly low temperature. Cold really isn't that good against them, sub 0 F for a week may ki...

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by jetwet1
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 42
Views: 6227

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

Does anyone have insight as to the deep clean routine of AI cabins? Once a year once a month? Wait for a C check ? I can't tell you about planes, I can tell you the routine when one is found in one of our hotel rooms.... In times of social media news need to commented to show a better perspective: ...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Branson Duck Boat tragedy
Replies: 29
Views: 910

Re: Branson Duck Boat tragedy

Bow or stern into the waves during a storm. Storm tactics all depend on the boat your sailing, Bow and stern into the waves, both have advantages/disadvantages.. This 'boat' shouldn't have been in the water with any kind of bad weather. It's not an especially seaworthy craft. It's a floating bus, w...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct home data backup software
Replies: 10
Views: 308

Re: The correct home data backup software

I use macrium reflect, almost as simple to use as ghost.

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by jetwet1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone buy a dishwasher In the US lately ?
Replies: 31
Views: 790

Re: Anyone buy a dishwasher In the US lately ?

EstherLouise wrote:
I've always bought Whirlpool appliances and they have never broken down or required repairs.


We have had Bosch until this house, went with a Whirlpool quiet partner...In 7 years, zero issues, cleans very well, very quiet as the name says.

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?
Replies: 39
Views: 2158

Re: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?

spacecadet wrote:

I still don't get it.

Lots of airports are closed and have been redeveloped. Is that the criteria for this "joke"?
Was that really the joke?


Pretty much yeah, at least that's what I took from it.

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?
Replies: 111
Views: 3180

Re: Is today the day the GOP finally grows a backbone?

Thank you for that ATCSUNDEVIL.... Though I do wonder why my first post in this thread, actually it was the first reply to the OP was deleted when all it said to the question was "I doubt it" I actually came back to this thread to point out I was wrong, it does look like some of the GOP is...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 327
Views: 7667

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

To quote Trump he accepts “our intelligence community conclusion that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election took place.” I wonder how many people on here are now trying to figure out how to.....Well backtrack on their posts here ? I know a couple of my friends have gone silent on another site as th...

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by jetwet1
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?
Replies: 39
Views: 2158

Re: Is DCA the closest thing to Kai Tak in the US?

Stapleton is the most similar airport to Kai Tak. Huh? Quoting f35 (Reply # 7), "Stapleton is the most similar airport to Kai Tak." the two airports were not even the slightest bit similar. Perhaps you are thinking of another airport. e38 You guys are killing me..... Both are closed, both...

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by jetwet1
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines INTL Business Class = No Special Meals
Replies: 10
Views: 1360

Re: Hawaiian Airlines INTL Business Class = No Special Meals

toobz wrote:
HA “J class” is rather underwhelming in general. More of a domestic F product.


It's moving to a lie flat J

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI
Replies: 93
Views: 8647

Re: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI

BWI is one of my favorite airports to use because it has an open feel to it and has many great consumer options. Just wanted to say, I used BWI for the first time about 2 years ago, i've been kicking myself since for going through the other DC area airports, what a great airport it is. Can they enc...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

England were out played for the 2nd half and pretty much all of extra time, the better team won. Of course how in the hell Kane missed from 2 yards out ?? That will haunt him for a long time, but then we he did look totally out of sync the whole game. Oh well, pretty much a young team that did far b...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

45 minutes..........

Zero work being done today.

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Boeing have built the 747-500?
Replies: 56
Views: 9959

Re: Should Boeing have built the 747-500?

What is missed so often on this site when it comes to the 748 is the side benefit of offering this aircraft, that being it forced Airbus to offer the 380 for far less than they would have liked or lose orders to the 748. But that strategy has now come full circle. A380 pricing has, and still is, de...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 46860

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Well that is a boost for the program, great aircraft, now let's see BBD get it's act together.

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Boeing have built the 747-500?
Replies: 56
Views: 9959

Re: Should Boeing have built the 747-500?

What is missed so often on this site when it comes to the 748 is the side benefit of offering this aircraft, that being it forced Airbus to offer the 380 for far less than they would have liked or lose orders to the 748. Look back at how Emirates played Airbus on it's 380 orders, we constantly heard...

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by jetwet1
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 127
Views: 3111

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

That said, Warren should be called out on her appropriation of Native American culture. Whatever benefits she has received by making up her heritage were literally stolen from someone who was deserving of them. If Warren was a conservative, you’d be screaming from the rooftops. If Warren's family h...

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand
Replies: 75
Views: 5667

Re: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand

But honestly, anything over 2 hours is brutal in those cramped confines. WN has a better seat pitch than UA or AA WN would get more business from me if they installed power ports on their seats. The business case for it is weak since many of their flights are less than 3 hours long, but let's not f...

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by jetwet1
Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

I really hope that wasted chance doesn't come back to haunt England

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scott Pruitt can now eat his dinner and fly first class again.
Replies: 45
Views: 1171

Re: Scott Pruitt can now eat his dinner and fly first class again.

Ken777 wrote:
OA412 wrote:
Good riddance!


The only problem I see is the probability that he will come hack to Oklahoma so we will be stuck with him. :vomit:


It's not like we wanted him, he was yours in the first place.

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by jetwet1
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China Airlines A350 Premium Economy SYD-TPE June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 5360

Re: China Airlines A350 Premium Economy SYD-TPE June 2018

The food carts came out pretty quickly being a departure after 2200. One small but brilliant innovation I had never seen before was on the side of the food cart. It certainly helps the passengers, saves printing menus and also saves the flight attendants having to explain something which might be u...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Walmart under fire over "impeach 45" shirts
Replies: 51
Views: 2011

Re: Walmart under fire over "impeach 45" shirts

http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/?s=trump ... bmit+Query
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There are so many replies that could be made for this subject...

I will just give you this....

http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/?s=trump ... bmit+Query

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by jetwet1
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you like movies about gladiators?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Do you like movies about gladiators?

Surely you can't be serious.

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 47710

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Well, Trump was fooled into giving an interview by Stuttering John, seriously, how does Stuttering John manage to get through to Jared Kushner, who then transfers him to Trump..... Seriously how the hell does this happen ? And was there no "baba booey " at some point ?

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by jetwet1
Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Youngest private jet owners?
Replies: 7
Views: 1279

Re: Youngest private jet owners?

I would seriously doubt any jet owner no matter the age owns a jet aircraft outright. They are usually held by a LLC or the owners corporation. ******** Owning a private jet is beyond expensive. Among other things it is hard to employ pilots when the average private/corporate jet operates about 400...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice needed. Ethiopian Airlines - codeshare booking didn't exist, no refund given.
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: Advice needed. Ethiopian Airlines - codeshare booking didn't exist, no refund given.

Okay, I totally missed the part where you said you lived in Japan, so wrote out a nice reply with regards to the Brazilian system... The Japanese system is actually better as it replicates the US system. You need to visit a Summary court, they will walk you through the steps to file a claim against ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

So, England and Belgium played out one of the worst games at this WC, Belgium edged it with a well-taken goal. Full list of knockout games: France vs Argentina Uruguay vs Portugal Spain vs Russia Croatia vs Denmark Brazil vs Mexico Belgium vs Japan Sweden vs Switzerland Colombia vs England Who do w...

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by jetwet1
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Yep, it should be.... Interesting.....

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by jetwet1
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 47710

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

More "winning" https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/what-did-corporate-america-do-tax-break-buy-record-amounts-n886621 "We are going to lower corporate taxes so more jobs will be created!" Except that is not happening. That extra money the corporations get goes to buying the...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Germany loses two games and finishes bottom of their group. O.M.G! :shock: I seem to have slipped into some strange reverse-parallel universe where the German football team is poor and England moves into the knock-out stages with a game to spare. I need a drink! :rotfl: I am with you (refer to my e...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

MrHMSH wrote:

France vs Argentina at a World Cup is a rare occurrence, this is only the 3rd one. 2 teams with brilliant individual talent but are a complete mess tactically. It's going to be chaos.


For once in my life I will be pulling for France, Nigeria had one job to do and they failed badly.

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by jetwet1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

BartSimpson wrote:
seahawk wrote:
I hope Russia wins the title. They play good and they deserve it for organizing the best World Cup in recent times.


So, what was so awful about recent world cups in South Africa, Germany, Japan / South Korea, France, USA or maybe even Brazil?


At least in South Africa, one word....vuvuzela

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by jetwet1
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket
Replies: 29
Views: 1278

Re: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket

You both have good points, but I can just as easily see it having being done on purpose as a distraction from other White House scandals and to "enrage the libs". If it moves the national conversation onto Melania's outfits and away from insider trading scandals (and everything else that'...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket
Replies: 29
Views: 1278

Re: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket

Here is the thing, I don't think it has anything to do with the kids, I think it's aimed more at Trump, but with the side benefit of causing another headache for the Donald. This subject did come up in the "is there anything Trump could say" thread yesterday, Donald's reply will appeal to ...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vacations advice..
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: Vacations advice..

Casobs wrote:
Go to Cuba it'll be more unique. You'll see it before it becomes too marriott-ized.

DR is like every other Caribbean tourist spot.


Agreed on the first part, depends where you go on the DR for the second part, I personally love the DR, but we don't stay in the major cities.

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by jetwet1
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8568

Re: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?

Other countries went down that road. No jobs means no money and no money makes it uninteresting to migrate to the country. Many illegals would probably return home willingly, if they can not make any money, But the key is to stop the demand for the cheap and illegal labour. I always find it amazing...

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by jetwet1
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8568

Re: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?

The amusing thing for me is to watch my Trumpster friends doing mental gymnastics trying to defend each of Trump's positions on things, even as he does complete 180's on them, at least the Trumpsters on here are happy to forget the things Trump preaches a week later.

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by jetwet1
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Handmaids Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 1257

Re: The Handmaids Tale

Please keep the thread on topic. I don't think the OP wants unrelated discussions to take over. If you'd like to discuss something else, you're free to create your own thread. ✈️ atcsundevil Actually, from what I read, it seems to me the OP was making a statement, now asking a question or asking fo...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A list of top 10 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide
Replies: 44
Views: 7778

Re: A list of top 10 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide

Interesting that it is only the number 1 route LHR -JFK that has yet to have the A380 as an option I get the frequency vs volume debate in time I’m sure it will happen. I believe that JFK isn't capable of handling an A380, which could explain it. Emirates, Air France, Singapore Airlines, Korean Air...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Well as I have made clear in previous posts, it's England, I would be amazed if they win, I will be more amazed if they score 2 goals. Amazed? Very, England should of had the game wrapped up in the first 30 minutes, but couldn't hit an open net, unless they can figure out how to get the ball to Kan...

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by jetwet1
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY emergency landing at BHX
Replies: 8
Views: 1245

Re: DY emergency landing at BHX

Good video of a DY 789 making an emergency landing at BHX, reported hydraulics problems, looks like the inside left tire was blown before landing as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWE0K-Zno4I Most definitely a 738 NOT 789. It was operating KEF - MAD. Darn it, sorry guys, sorry I was looking ...

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by jetwet1
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY emergency landing at BHX
Replies: 8
Views: 1245

DY emergency landing at BHX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWE0K-Zno4I
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Good video of a DY 789 making an emergency landing at BHX, reported hydraulics problems, looks like the inside left tire was blown before landing as well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWE0K-Zno4I

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by jetwet1
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Tricky question though: Tunisia vs England is tomorrow, but what would be a bigger upset: Tunisia beating England or England actually not being utterly useless. I'm tempted to say the latter. Well as I have made clear in previous posts, it's England, I would be amazed if they win, I will be more am...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 10107

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

You see Belgium and Panama both outdoing England? Certainly not Tunisia, right? 1-0 Belgium 0-0 0-0 And England are out.......Sad, but it is hard to feel positive with them until they prove me wrong. At the very least, the quality of the football has to be better. :crossfingers: You read it here fi...

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by jetwet1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.
Replies: 63
Views: 2015

Re: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.

If you've never seen it, find the documentary "Get me Roger Stone" it will show you how Trump got elected using classic Stone, Manafort and Black tactics......

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