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by globalcabotage
Fri May 04, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 to ORD S18
Replies: 48
Views: 11806

Re: BA A380 to ORD S18

She’s landed! Looking forward to pictures!

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 02, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?
Replies: 81
Views: 7531

Re: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?

Emirates and Ryanair? Is this the DTW thread?

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 02, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops ORD-PEK
Replies: 138
Views: 18272

Re: AA drops ORD-PEK

AA has tried tons of longhaul routes over the years from ORD -- EZE, DEL, GRU, FRA, HEL, DME, etc. As AA VP of Networks stated today, Chicago international flying has historically been "chronically loss-making - some of the worst in the network." They seem to do OK with seasonal flying, b...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV to start ORD-GUA
Replies: 6
Views: 1580

Re: AV to start ORD-GUA

LIM is rumored to happen in 2019 as well. Good things coming to ORD! Just need more gates!

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15221

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

Delta will do whatever it needs too to keep the title of worlds busiest airport for Atlanta and after that it will make sure that it can call ATL the busiest airport in the Americas. It's something Delta loves to run up the flag pole as often as it can. I see you have already been called out for th...

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by globalcabotage
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15221

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

Like ORD, DFW it too far out of the way for the majority of the US population. But DTW isn't there are many passengers that their shortest route is over DTW in the Delta network but are forced over ATL Asia and Europe have many more favorable routings over Detroit but in most cases you are required...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for COS?
Replies: 41
Views: 4329

Re: What's next for COS?

A new roof and better sprinklers!

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by globalcabotage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 614
Views: 56441

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

There have been “discussions” of HA at ORD, but I’m hearing AA is more likely, but not anytime soon.

Now that ET and NZ have announced service, getting QF as well as service to ATH, BOG (will happen), EZE, GYE/UIO, LIM, LIS, MXP, OSL, and TLV are top priorities.

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by globalcabotage
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?
Replies: 100
Views: 8329

Re: Can AA Make a Comeback at BOS/JFK?

No

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 614
Views: 56441

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Is it me, or does the new "Global T-2" seem to lack enough international gates? Of course this is just conceptual, but it doesn't look great for 1 and * carriers.

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh
Replies: 110
Views: 24707

Re: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh

JFK, LAX, MIA, BOS, and DTW seem like the obvious choices for North America.

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?
Replies: 85
Views: 11383

Re: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?

No. UA will get other planes and then move the oldest and worst to ORD (biggest hub, but red-headed step-child when it comes to new aircraft).

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by globalcabotage
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD- New airlines and destinations
Replies: 34
Views: 4552

Re: MAD- New airlines and destinations

klm617 wrote:
Detroit is also a big gap from Madrid.


Is there not a thread you don’t hijack? Every damn airport should be served via DTW.

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by globalcabotage
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 14509

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

Thanks as usual enilria. What an interesting week for AA! *AA CLT-PDX JUL 1.0>1.9 AUG 1.0>2 SEP 1.0>2 OCT 1.0>2 NOV 1.0>2 AA CLT-SEA JUN 3>4 JUL 2>4 AUG 2>4 SEP 2>4 OCT 2>4 NOV 2>4 AA DFW-PDX SEP 4>5 OCT 4>5 NOV 4>5 AA DFW-SEA SEP 9>10 OCT 9>10 *AA ORD-PDX JUN 1.2>3 JUL 1.0>3 AUG 1.0>3 SEP 1.0>3 OC...

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by globalcabotage
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2018
Replies: 571
Views: 34589

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2018

No major announcements in Chicago the next two weeks. After that...

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by globalcabotage
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 86
Views: 12129

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

Expect an announcement at the end of March regarding a new US route.

Hint, it’s not DEN or LAS.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 86
Views: 12129

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

Expect an announcement at the end of March regarding a new US route.

Hint, it’s not DEN or LAS.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas First Half Profit Announcement
Replies: 13
Views: 1467

Re: Qantas First Half Profit Announcement

No update on new routes? SEA / ORD, or the entitled Midwest airports?

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by globalcabotage
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2018
Replies: 571
Views: 34589

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2018

I’ll believe ORD when it happens.

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by globalcabotage
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated October 2017 Loads
Replies: 10
Views: 1251

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated October 2017 Loads

ADrum23 wrote:
Why is EY being cut when it is doing much better than EK. And what exactly is the issue with EK, why are the loads so bad?


EY is pulling out because of AA.

EK am AM had a real bad month.

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by globalcabotage
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 133777

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017

We’re used to it. How many “I predict” and “rumor is” have been posted? Absolutely no credibility and brings the whole DTW forum look like a bunch of idiots. If KLMs predictions / rumors are real, DTW will have the largest international year over year growth in US aviation history! And ORD and YYZ w...

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by globalcabotage
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS
Replies: 59
Views: 6483

Re: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS

Yeah for Vegas! Double yeah for no DTW takeover (yet)!

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by globalcabotage
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15507

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

lowfareair wrote:
klm617 wrote:
Expect DTW to be announced before the end of the year. DTW is very much on EK's radar whether those believe it or not.


So... this week?


We’ve heard this for how many years?

ORD is lucky for DTW, or there would be no International flights!

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by globalcabotage
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senate Tax Bill Opens Pandora's Box To Hurt ME3 Carriers
Replies: 97
Views: 28261

Re: Senate Tax Bill Opens Pandora's Box To Hurt ME3 Carriers

The Bill hasn’t even cleared the Senate and will still have to be reconciled with the House Bill. Given there’s about 12 days left in Congress this year, let’s see if anything happens.

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by globalcabotage
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 86
Views: 29393

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

Must be good. ATL-ICN is scheduled.

DTW fans will say this is the end of DTW as the 359 will end up in ATL, LAX, MSP, & SEA and DTW will get the Ford Pintos of the fleet.

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by globalcabotage
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL
Replies: 104
Views: 19780

Re: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL

Removing RJs is find but replace them one for one with mainline.. This statement shows me you have no idea what you're talking about. You can’t win when it comes to DTW, common sense goes out the window. Unless a cut flight is replaced by a wide body to an international city, it is a conspiracy aga...

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by globalcabotage
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 10445

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

Probably designed by a drunk that now works at the Chive.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 133777

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

ROA airport is asking DL to restore the ROA-DTW route. I'd say this would be a good CRJ-700 route for GoJet or Skywest. Remember ROA was discontinued in 2014. http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Roanoke-Blacksburg-airport-recruits-help-for-nonstops-to-Dallas-Denver-Detroit-452845283.html COS is looki...

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by globalcabotage
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing
Replies: 45
Views: 6998

Re: AA - CZ Apply for Code-Sharing

:checkmark: AA president Robert Isom today referred to this pending codeshare, and the broader strategic relationship, with China Southern as a "game changer" for AA. I suspect he's right - this is going to dramatically improve AA's competitive position in Mainland China. Maybe this will ...

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by globalcabotage
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 133777

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Are you rooting for the region or the airport? The former only stands to gain from YQG service. If there's one thing everyone but you and KLM617 have understood by now, it's that there isn't room for another carrier flying London to Detroit. And that is one thing you and most other people don't und...

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by globalcabotage
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"
Replies: 88
Views: 9065

Re: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"

Hipster Air! Look for all planes to be based at AUS and PDX with registrations of N420xx, with shuttle service to DEN and SEA.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Brazil-Northeast international routes
Replies: 13
Views: 1909

Re: Future of Brazil-Northeast international routes

If AA can’t make it work from MIA, forget about any other US route, even NYC.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Announces TXL-JFK, DUS-MIA
Replies: 33
Views: 6790

Re: LH Announces TXL-JFK, DUS-MIA

AA is weak in Germany. They can’t make MIA and ORD work! LH has done well in DFW, but that’s about it for DFW-Germany.

TXL and DUS to ORD have potential in the right sized plane (yield to be profitable). Whether it is UA or LH Group (not LH, but partner).

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by globalcabotage
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pictures of First Qantas 787
Replies: 81
Views: 31791

Re: First Pictures of First Qantas 787

bostonvancouver wrote:
i wonder what name will be given to this aircraft?



Compliments of Boeing

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by globalcabotage
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG: Worlds most connected hubs
Replies: 43
Views: 5318

Re: OAG: Worlds most connected hubs

Surprised ORD leads North America, considering the outdated facilities there. All the more reason to get going on the Terminal rebuild/expansion. Just think what ORD could be with the new runway layout and proposed terminal set-up! Could be a real powerhouse if local airlines put as much attention ...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 29451

Re: Chicago Aviation News

Ignore the trolls. This forum has turned into my airport vs. your airport. There are many great posters here with knowledge, insight, and experience. Unfortunately you take the good with the bad. Please ignore the few that spate hate, the moderators will address that, and let’s focus on meaning disc...

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by globalcabotage
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 46252

Re: BA's Next US Destination

And why do people do that do they not realize that by inflating the numbers of another airport is never going to land them more convenient services if anything that means that carriers are going to routinely add flights to those larger markets because people are willing to drive over an hour rather...

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by globalcabotage
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9
Replies: 46
Views: 7806

Re: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9

She's a beauty! Too bad we won't see her in the States (except troll approved airports).

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by globalcabotage
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick American Routes
Replies: 13
Views: 3587

Re: Gatwick American Routes

You just wait until DY starts the "entitled" Midwest cities! Will put these numbers to shame! Ba Wit Da Ba!

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by globalcabotage
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Royal Air Maroc to order 4 x 789
Replies: 38
Views: 10225

Re: Royal Air Maroc to add 3 763 and 2 789

I've heard about MIA/DFW/ORD,and also EZE. PEK seems not longer to be scheduled Make sense as AA large hubs with great connections! But as expected, the CLT and PHL fan club feels they are entitled to this as PHL is AAs European hub (albeit low margin) and CLT is the 2nd largest mainline. Just wait...

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by globalcabotage
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does RJ not fly nonstop year round to DTW?
Replies: 19
Views: 2380

Re: Why does RJ not fly nonstop year round to DTW?

I've always wondered the same thing, you'd think a nonstop would be doable year round, at least 2x weekly. Ps I bet some notorious posters are going to comment on here complaining about how DTW takes over the world. Too many notorious posters! We all know the Aviation world revolves around DTW. I p...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderators support DTW, censor any opposing view
Replies: 20
Views: 5795

Re: Moderators support DTW, censor any opposing view

True. Question DTW and you are banned. Forum has turned into a joke!

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by globalcabotage
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Destinations?
Replies: 64
Views: 10907

Re: Iberia New Destinations?

¿ORD and BOS first IB A350 destinations like the A330-300 years ago? ORD maybe in the summer. Though it seems to be doing well since it's a 346 year round now. Though I would really expect them to use it for EZE, SCL, or MEX first to get the most out of the fuel savings over the 340. ORD is just te...

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by globalcabotage
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will QFA ever serve ORD?
Replies: 16
Views: 2862

Re: Will QFA ever serve ORD?

Yes, but unfortunately, the A-Netter's arm chair CEOs have control and all of these routes have A-Net approval before ORD (and all the O&D / Connections). ATL: DL hub of the world BOS: Why not, wicked awesome! DEN: F ORD DTW: If it wasn't for DL, etc., DTW would handle 125M passengers per year, ...

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by globalcabotage
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is South African or Kenyan at ORD possible
Replies: 34
Views: 3792

Re: Is South African or Kenyan at ORD possible

Chicago actually has very few African immigrants. Minneapolis, Dallas, Houston, and Atlanta have way more than Chicago does. True statement. If at all, South African Caucasian are the biggest settlement, but nothing like south Florida. Some really great South African bars on the N/NE side, but not ...

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by globalcabotage
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways London to San Jose. How well ?
Replies: 63
Views: 9639

Re: British Airways London to San Jose. How well ?

Load factor doesn't mean squat. Yields do, and airlines protect that information.

Also, if it hurts DY, that's what open markets are for.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPAC service to mid-sized markets
Replies: 59
Views: 6295

Re: TPAC service to mid-sized markets

Indy is perfect for an Asia flight Oh dear God, Detroit south with entitlements to every major international market nonstop. This entitled to LHR, now NRT is getting out of hand. IND is a short drive/flight to ORD and DTW. No reason for IND to NRT. Sure, you said Asia, but substitute ICN for NRT an...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 133777

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

no! why do you assume detroit will get a new route? Nobody wants to fly there business is week and crime is highest in the nation I dont know any airline that would want to even fly there Not as high as the crime in Chicago. The user not to be named would disagree with you and say Chicago is a beau...

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