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by bgm
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 575
Views: 151178

Re: RE: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

The windowless spots on the 787 is space that usually has Galley/Lavatory/closet space on the plane. They don't need windows there. If they were there they might have to remove components if there is a seal or inner window issue. That would be an expensive repair. Not true. Look towards the back of...

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by bgm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 34
Views: 1177

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

MaverickM11 wrote:
Meanwhile no one showed up for the mother of all rallies to support Trump.


To be fair, it looks like a better turn out than the inauguration... if you use a kaleidoscope. :duck:

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by bgm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 34
Views: 1177

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

NoTime wrote:
I'm just infinitely glad that she isn't our President.


She was, is, and always will be infinitely better qualified than the awful piece of toupeed garbage we're now saddled with.

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by bgm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The two kinds of people
Replies: 32
Views: 911

Re: The two kinds of people

Too much egg salad?

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by bgm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumpy Bear
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: Trumpy Bear

http://www.vermontteddybear.com/15-bernie-tm-bear


Poor Bernie doesn't get a bad-ass commercial like Trumpybear. It's all Hillary's fault! :duck:
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DLFREEBIRD wrote:
DARN the Bernie Sanders bear is out of stock.

this is unbearable

http://www.vermontteddybear.com/15-bernie-tm-bear


Poor Bernie doesn't get a bad-ass commercial like Trumpybear. It's all Hillary's fault! :duck:

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by bgm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Legal means of changing birth date from 1989 to 1987
Replies: 56
Views: 1537

Re: Legal means of changing birth date from 1989 to 1987

It's 2017, you can basically change everything else (including gender), so I can't see why you can't change your birth year. Legally? No, but it will come. Before you know it, people will be marrying their dogs. Jeez, these days ... :sarcastic: Oh, people would if they could. They would also marry ...

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by bgm
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SV Saudia - Y Product on their US bound planes
Replies: 9
Views: 479

Re: SV Saudia - Y Product on their US bound planes

No alcohol though :( Chances are, if they are going to Saudi for Umrah, alcohol availability will not be high on their list of priorities. That is correct, Muslims don't drink alcohol. Anywho, what's the Y product like on SV's new planes from JFK/IAD to JED/RUH? It's 3-4-3 in Y, so probably not goi...

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by bgm
Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SV Saudia - Y Product on their US bound planes
Replies: 9
Views: 479

Re: SV Saudia - Y Product on their US bound planes

Super80Fan wrote:
No alcohol though :(


Chances are, if they are going to Saudi for Umrah, alcohol availability will not be high on their list of priorities.

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by bgm
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumpy Bear
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: Trumpy Bear

coolian2 wrote:
oh he will NOT be happy being a brown bear.


:rotfl:

Perhaps he would have preferred something with a similar hue to Garfield.

I wonder if it has a robotic arm to randomly grab lady parts.

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by bgm
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Cruz "LIKES" porn
Replies: 17
Views: 710

Re: Ted Cruz "LIKES" porn

The higher they put themselves on that pedestal, the harder the fall...

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by bgm
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 34
Views: 1177

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

stratosphere wrote:
This proves to me how stupid the American public really is.


I agree, every time I see the vile filth that's slobbering around the White House I think the exact same thing.

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by bgm
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ 787 at TLV on Sunday ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1892

Re: RJ 787 at TLV on Sunday ?

I spotted an Alia Dreamliner taxing at TLV at 0849 local on Sunday. Public flight data sites don't list any RJ 787 flight to TLV that day, any ideas ? special charter ? I have a poor quality photo that I can post, but no I did not mistake it for the regular A320 that arrived 0730. Alia 787 is absol...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?
Replies: 70
Views: 3119

Re: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?

That's overstated. It's true that those people exist, but to assign them to be "large swaths" of the country gives the wrong impression to any reader who doesn't have actual experience here. The few who carry visceral hatred are usually exceptions within the communities where they live. T...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 787 to BOS
Replies: 21
Views: 3831

Re: QR 787 to BOS

Is the .8" that big of a deal breaker when the 77W is 17"? It certainly is. I actively try to avoid Boeing widebodies if I'm flying economy (except the 767) because of the horrific configurations. It's not really Boeing's fault (although Airbus seems to have designed the width of their pl...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where to get objective news about Turkey?
Replies: 144
Views: 2847

Re: Where to get objective news about Turkey?

There are few, if any, people so far up their own posteriors as those who hail from Turkey. They are brainwashed from an early age to believe Turkey is the best at every. single. thing. I know; I used to be married to a Turkish lady. Above all else, they respond exceedingly poorly to anything but p...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 576
Views: 13872

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

MAGA is about making the country great for the middle class again, meaning the middle 60% of the country by income. The highest 20% and lowest 20% should not be running the country. This is a fight over money. The middle class has been the victim of the biggest robbery ever on Earth - tens of trill...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Randy Tinseth
Replies: 18
Views: 2454

Re: Randy Tinseth

His name is hilarious! It's like saying "Hi, my name is Horny" :rotfl:

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by bgm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 576
Views: 13872

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

1) I am a racist. So are you. The difference between you and I is that I acknowledge my racism and work to eliminate it. Hate to break it to you, but you perhaps need a little more work in elimating your racism, because you 2) "Voted for Trump" is a decision , not an inborn trait. 100% of...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man
Replies: 55
Views: 2352

Re: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man

I guess the real question is, is Alex Jones a man? :duck:

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by bgm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you had an airline based in the US what would you call it?
Replies: 18
Views: 663

Re: If you had an airline based in the US what would you call it?

https://cdn-live.warthunder.com/uploads/f3/46005f1920106c658e8b6daa6f7613cc76d194_lq/0082134238a573ddfc5b86d804ba41975fab8149cc716a8691d46f5b3e1ea9ed_1.jpg Fly 'MURCA. - American flag-upholstered seats - Complimentary rifle and bible for every passenger (biblical misinterpretations are fun small ta...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What color outdoor light bulbs for Thanksgiving? (Part 2, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 412

Re: What color outdoor light bulbs for Thanksgiving? (Part 2, 2017)

1337Delta764 wrote:
Which do you think I should do?


Seek professional help. :spin:

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by bgm
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: iPhone, the doddering piece of [profanity]
Replies: 63
Views: 1932

Re: iPhone, the doddering piece of [profanity]

On Facebook I just posted a comment that contained the phrase "the city is also evacuating its first responders." The vile iPhone deemed it necessary to change "also evacuating" to "some evacuated." A) I didn't even make a single mistake when typing the words "als...

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by bgm
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: There was too much egg salad
Replies: 20
Views: 947

Re: There was too much egg salad

Airstud wrote:
on my egg salad sandwich.


Yeah sure, blame your smelly farts on your egg sandwich...we believe ya! :duck:

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by bgm
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?
Replies: 31
Views: 6098

Re: WOW Air KEF-MIA nonstop with A 321 - longest flight ever?

Why is that surprising? The A321NEO has significantly more range than the CEO. Will probably see a lot more TATL flights like these in the future.

8 hours in a narrowbody isn't unheard of, just ask the 757 ;)

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by bgm
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to unbundle some fares on some transatlantic routes
Replies: 83
Views: 11525

Re: AA to unbundle some fares on some transatlantic routes

Flying transatlantic, the last thing I want to do is have to worry about all the incidental sevices and coats. Having to plan to bring my own food is a hassle, especially if there are connections needed prior to boarding the transoceanic flight. Well, luckily they'll still offer the option of not w...

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by bgm
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Timeline of Trump's Controversies
Replies: 16
Views: 498

Re: Timeline of Trump's Controversies

Well, here's a glimpse of what such a list would look like... BBC has compiled a list of the things Trump did and said this summer (the ones that had people talking at least): http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41037024 Call it what you want but Trump's presidency is anything but boring. :tire...

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by bgm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horrible noise on A320's
Replies: 38
Views: 6403

Re: Horrible a32xs

I think he means the PTU when the aircraft only has one engine running. A.K.A the "barking dog" :) I agree with Spiderguy252 though, I find the A320 a much more comfortable plane to fly on rather than the 737: - wider cabin, wider seats (the latter being airline dependent of course) - wind...

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by bgm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?
Replies: 84
Views: 3485

Re: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?

Funny how we did not hear people outraged when Obama pardoned Puerto Rican terrorists (who never expressed guilt...) or traitors, but are outraged that an 85-year old guy won't be sent to prison for 6 months because of a witch-hunt of a politicized DOJ that refused him a jury trial in contravention...

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by bgm
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Speech
Replies: 116
Views: 2783

Re: Trump's Speech

Aesma wrote:
Of course Trump supporters might not be aware that "the world" actually exists.


Most Trump voters most likely don't even possess passports, so the rest of the (flat) world is most likely #fakenews

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by bgm
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Speech
Replies: 116
Views: 2783

Re: Trump's Speech

Freakysh wrote:
Trawl through these forums and you'll find umpteenth examples. This place is an echo chamber of drama queens.


So why hang around like one of Trump's smelly farts then?

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by bgm
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?
Replies: 88
Views: 19984

Re: LH retiring most (or all?) A340-600?

ElroyJetson wrote:
The 346 was the Airbus attempt to polish a turd (i.e. the 340 was not a good design...so you make a derivative that is even worse). For LH the decision makes perfect sense.

Why fly a 346 when you can fly a 359 with 30% or more lower operating costs?


Why was the A340 not a good design?

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by bgm
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trudeau change of heart about illegals
Replies: 22
Views: 1055

Re: Trudeau change of heart about illegals

So you don't believe in laws and justice then? How telling... What trudeau is NOT saying is that immigrants are unwelcome, all he has said is that they need to follow the rules. So if saying that laws must be respected and rules followed is being a Liberal, well I guess that makes me a Liberal then...

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by bgm
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?
Replies: 37
Views: 1069

Re: The GREAT CHICKEN DEBATE: white meat vs dark meat?

https://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/rwby/images/4/45/82733-why-not-both-meme-5LvD.jpeg/revision/latest?cb=20160618185223 No, no, no, that's absolutely not an option. Lest you forget, the American tribalistic psyche only allows you to pick one side, and defend it to the grave. Carry on.

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by bgm
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bannon, Out
Replies: 38
Views: 1095

Re: Bannon, Out

KLDC10 wrote:
Side note: I'm mighty glad Sessions is still Attorney General - strong, principled, racist, conservative leadership is needed.


Fixed it for ya. ;)

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by bgm
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Monday Day 1 in IATA?
Replies: 47
Views: 6307

Re: Why is Monday Day 1 in IATA?

Just curious, how did it come to pass that Day 1 is a Monday rather than Sunday in airline schedules? I understand there are a few cultures where Friday/Saturday or what not are the weekends, just curious how Monday is Day 1 and not Sunday? Just something decided way back when, Chicago Convention, ...

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by bgm
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 576
Views: 13872

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

Again, we really don't give a rats ass about your feelings. You were upset with Trump before these racist Aholes did their protest and you are equally upset with Trump after it. It's just more of the same BS from the left. No one cares about this. Just move to your next ridiculous outrage and at le...

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by bgm
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Real News TV Debuts
Replies: 41
Views: 1089

Re: Trump Real News TV Debuts

I bet she has a pussy that Trump wouldn't mind grabbin'

I'm not necessarily referring to the first post, either. ;)

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by bgm
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12134

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

As much as I despise 10-abreast in a 777 (787 9x doesn't seem any better, but I've never spent seven+ hours in one), the bigger safety issue is probably the demonstrated likelihood that people will not leave their carry-on behind in the "unlikely event" of an emergency evacuation. Exactly...

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by bgm
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic
Replies: 117
Views: 20123

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

Good to see Norwegian disrupting the "joint ventures" (read: price fixing) from the US3 and their European counterparts. I think there is a market for this LCC TATL model. Not for everyone, but as another poster wrote, it allows some people to make that trip to Europe/US that otherwise wou...

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by bgm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'
Replies: 148
Views: 4464

Re: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'

jetero wrote:
Jetty wrote:
dtw2hyd wrote:
Just saw a tweet, Scaramucci's wife filed for divorce!!!

Scaramucci fired her!


I think it was the other way around.


Hope Melania is taking notes... :stirthepot:

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by bgm
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'
Replies: 148
Views: 4464

Re: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'

DIRECTFLT wrote:
The firings will continue until the dysfunction goes away. :veryhappy:


So you mean when Trumpy-pumpy is impeached? Finally we can agree on something!

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by bgm
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT prints all of Trump's lies
Replies: 93
Views: 2652

Re: NYT prints all of Trump's lies

Sorry, but the NYT's opinion (and those of far left loons) mean nothing to me. YOU guys created Trump. We (the GOP) tried nominating nice guys. John McCain was a proven centrist and a good man. Romney was probably the most decent man ever to run for president. Nice didn't work. You still called bot...

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by bgm
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mother Sues UA Over Lap Child Incident
Replies: 72
Views: 6059

Re: Mother Sues UA Over Lap Child Incidentp

I despise lawsuit abuse, but United needs to feel some pain here in order to prompt system-wide changes in rules to prevent repetition. There is only one language they understand. The compensation they offered of lounge access and business class upgrades cost them no cash, just opportunity costs, a...

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by bgm
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mother Sues UA Over Lap Child Incident
Replies: 72
Views: 6059

Re: Mother Sues UA Over Lap Child Incidentp

Typical airline apologist you are 77H. I'm pretty sure 77H works for United, hence the cringe-worthy apologist mentality. Can their slogan "Flyer Friendly" become any more ironic? I hope this woman takes UA to the cleaners. It's the only language these big airlines understand, and the onl...

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by bgm
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever been afraid of a certain aircraft type?
Replies: 47
Views: 2575

Re: Ever been afraid of a certain aircraft type?

I was always apprehensive about the Death Cruiser 10... aka DC-10. It had many design compromises, poor hydraulics, and a relatively poor safety record. I also had a flight on a ATR-42 in icing conditions that put the fear of God in me. Ironically, I was rebooked onto that flight after the Dash-8 I...

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by bgm
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question
Replies: 29
Views: 3741

Re: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question

Some E170/E175s in the US don't have Yaw Dampners, as it was an option. Our E175s at Envoy don't. If you must ride on an E175, try not to sit father back than the point of the MLG, if you're prone to motion sickness. Another tool in the "calculated misery" box of tricks. Lol "Pay $$ ...

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by bgm
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The investigation of Donald Trump
Replies: 299
Views: 8582

Re: The investigation of Donald Trump

My fear at his election, and even more so now, is the lessening stabilization of this country, to the point of chaos. How quickly it's happened, and yes, this could get very ugly. Not only for Trump and his administration, but also for the American people. This presidency is not, and has never been...

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by bgm
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sean Spicer Resignes as Press Secretary
Replies: 47
Views: 1603

Re: Sean Spicer Resignes as Press Secretary

socalgeo wrote:
I'm starting to get the sense that you people don't like President Trump on this forum.

SAD


Your excellent powers of observation are duly noted.

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by bgm
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sean Spicer Resignes as Press Secretary
Replies: 47
Views: 1603

Re: Sean Spicer Resignes as Press Secretary

It looks like the Huckabeast is taking over as Press Secretary.

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by bgm
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator McCain Has Aggressive Brain Cancer
Replies: 64
Views: 1982

Re: Senator McCain Has Aggressive Brain Cancer

Any cancer is a sad diagnosis, but we have seen dramatic changes in treatment over the years. :frown: Not this one, I'm afraid. :tombstone: Months to a year or so. I gotta laugh, the bad news and you're smiley face profile pic don't go well together. Your misuse of "you're" is more amusin...

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