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by 777222LR
Sat May 18, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Athens flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 3146

Re: Korean Air Athens flight?

When I was in Prague, I was shocked that KE sent the 747-8 there. That and the Emirates A380 seemed huge compared to the size of the airport.

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by 777222LR
Sat May 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 304
Views: 86928

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Man, I really want to see those wingtips unfolded already!

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by 777222LR
Thu May 09, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace United's 767’s
Replies: 46
Views: 8462

Re: What will replace United's 767’s

I honestly think the 787 will filter in as the oldest 767's leave as a stop-gap until a new type is developed.

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by 777222LR
Wed May 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester
Replies: 34
Views: 6220

Re: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester

Yeah. LHR is prob better for engine failures bc of the long rwy. LHR is not the centre of the universe for Aviation in UK. Quite the opposite. LHR is not used for much. If your diverting for Medical or Technical issues or otherwise - they'll end up in MAN or PIK - DUB or SNN depending how far you a...

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by 777222LR
Tue May 07, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12561

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

Flying on Turkish DXB-IST-IAH, we flew both over Syria as well as Ukraine. I honestly took a Xanax for both flights, but I remember thinking, hmmm... But here I am.

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by 777222LR
Fri May 03, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325912

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I'm certainly on board with it here. It's warming on me:

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325912

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

https://i0.wp.com/thepointsguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Screen-Shot-2019-04-23-at-10.18.39-PM-1.png?fit=1024%2C1024px&ssl=1 To be honest, it looks a lot better from the side than in the original leaked photo. I'm fine with it here. I am excited to see it in daylight.

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325912

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Are the winglets blue to match the engine, or purple? I hope they are blue, but I can't tell from the video. It will grow on me. I hated American's new livery when it came out, but I'm okay with it now. White engines would have been my preference.

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by 777222LR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325912

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Does anyone know why UA's marketing team is awful? Here we are in 2019 and they are still keeping the globe. I'm not asking for the tulip to come back, but would it kill the company to come up with an entirely new logo/livery/branding? Delta and American seemed to make it work and criticize them al...

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by 777222LR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325912

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

The use of purple on the exterior would seem odd to me, and out of place. I've seen how you all have tried to apply it, and I'm not sure any way you do it looks that great. That said, what if the purple, is just being used in the cabin with LED lighting and premium economy seats?

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no IAH-MUC on LH?
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: Why no IAH-MUC on LH?

Doesn't LH fly DEN-MUC? Seems odd that IAH wouldn't be on that list given all the Latin American/South American destinations, certainly something DEN doesn't have.

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by 777222LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide
Replies: 29
Views: 2117

Re: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide

I've been incredibly busy with work, which I think has allowed me to step away some from social media and political posts. I started with blocking Trump on twitter . Why would you block him? As long as you don't follow him you don't see his tweets no? It's more of a mental thing for me. I have to p...

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by 777222LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide
Replies: 29
Views: 2117

The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide

I've been incredibly busy with work, which I think has allowed me to step away some from social media and political posts. I started with blocking Trump on twitter. Not that I couldn't, or haven't, unblocked to see what was on his mind at the time, but rather, it gave me pause to not read what he wa...

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by 777222LR
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qatar QSuites
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Qatar QSuites

I'm flying DFW-DOH-CPT in May on Qatar in the new QSuites both on the 777-300ER and the A350. I'm not stopping over for a few days in Doha. I'm excited about the journey, but slightly regretting that decision to not catch my breath for a hot minute. Can any of you shed light on your experiences in t...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW High Winds Today
Replies: 25
Views: 2972

Re: DFW High Winds Today

OKC was incredible as far as the winds. I've lived here for a long time and I don't remember them being this strong without some sort of storm rolling through.

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by 777222LR
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What did the 1 in the Southwest heart mean?
Replies: 12
Views: 2503

Re: What did the 1 in the Southwest heart mean?

LUV - as in Dallas Love, and their stock ticker.

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by 777222LR
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 104
Views: 32209

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

There's just something I don't like about this aircraft. (Not the livery, but the actual aircraft). Those wingtips just seem off to me.

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by 777222LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 659
Views: 131199

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

lostsound wrote:
Landor retro on the A350-1000 would be phenomenal.


OMG, yes!

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by 777222LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 58
Views: 7808

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

I wear these two: https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.44084.jpg https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/8c8f75ae-c509-4fba-b16f-3efc5884b29b_1.04d45ab11677b4065dee01b192dcf5d1.jpeg?odnHeight=450&odnWidth=450&odnBg=FFFFFF Everyone compliments me on Issey Miyake. Which is fine, because it's not v...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting sick on the road
Replies: 17
Views: 1749

Re: Getting sick on the road

I got the flu in Dubai...well, I was "infected" with the flu, but not yet sick. I flew home via Istanbul and Houston. I started feeling not well on the IST-IAH flight. The next day after I woke up at home, 103 fever and straight up flu. It was THE WORST flue I've ever had. I'm just gonna s...

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by 777222LR
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 222
Views: 25680

Re: First Lufthansa A380 in New Livery Rolled Out

D-AIMD was my first A380 flight. 2013 FRA-IAH.

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by 777222LR
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 6817

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

Okay, okay...stop the millennial bashing! Millennials were raised by which generation again???? 1. Millennials and myself (I'm 1980 so I fall on the tail and cusp of two generations) were taught that sex was bad. Throw in a hyper-religious family and bam, panic about what is a natural human need/des...

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by 777222LR
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 6817

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

Well with Tumblr basically shutting down, maybe millennials will be back at it again.

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by 777222LR
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2699

Re: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

I can't believe that the Trump world didn't think this information would see the light of day. Running for President while seeking a hotel deal with the Russians..Nice.. Which vindicates every single news report and opinion where people suspected that Trump's admiration of Russia was due to potenti...

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by 777222LR
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2699

Re: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

Yeah, because it is illegal for an American businessman to open a hotel in Russia, this is a such a scandal! It is when there is foreign policy favorable toward Russia being negotiated with Russia in exchange for a hotel deal. It is when you coordinate with Russia and Wikileaks on hacking DNC email...

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by 777222LR
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2699

Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/29/politics/michael-cohen-guilty-plea-misleading-congress/index.html Oh, and Donald Trump lied to you about his involvement with Russia during the campaign. #shocker Trump's world is crumbling. Not mad about it. The dots are being connected really well. The president is ...

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by 777222LR
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 8926

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

Racism/immigration walk a VERY fine line. It's a very delicate subject that requires finesse. Unfortunately, the president, not really understanding how ANYTHING works, is a bull in a china shop with this subject, and many more. He inflames everything with every childish tweet. Charging up the natio...

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by 777222LR
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 8926

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

It's a political stunt, it's divisive, it's being paid for by the people so Trump can rile up his base. They are nowhere near the US, but yes, let's spend millions of taxpayer dollars so your president can look like a tough guy and can finally play with his GI Joes. "Pew pew!"

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by 777222LR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 61
Views: 16353

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

It's interesting to me we are having this conversation about the 777. I've been around these forums since 1997, 98 or so, and we used to have these threads about the DC-10.

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.
Replies: 57
Views: 2732

Re: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.

Is it really realistic for a 9 years old human individual to develop established thoughts about their own sexual desire, let alone realizing their own sexual orientation? Yes. It begins with simply knowing you’re different. I had no interest in participating in activities the other boys liked and I...

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Damage repair in the post Trump era
Replies: 81
Views: 3116

Re: Damage repair in the post Trump era

I just ran past a former sales manager's status where she was praising the death of John McCain and said two ex-presidents to follow. I responded: "While I appreciate knowing you, this is a horrible post. A man died, and you are praising his death, followed by not be able to wait until two ex-p...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13612

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

I think the wide body domestic usage in the US mainly has to do with positioning. That said, I've been on DEN-SFO and the flight was full on a 777. So I don't doubt there is a market for it, but maybe not all of the time. There are plenty of 777's and 787's in between EWR/SFO/LAX/IAH/IAD on UA. Amer...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: System Wide Outage on AA / no flights boarding
Replies: 20
Views: 6555

Re: System Wide Outage on AA / no flights boarding

This happened to me once flying OKC-DEN-SFO-ICN. While at Denver, we boarded the flight to SFO, a 777-200. The outage happened while at the gate. We were on the plane for 1.5 hours. The announced the issue, and let us deplane. While at the gate, I got a call on my cell from Global Services (I think ...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.
Replies: 39
Views: 6446

Re: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.

It is a bad day when the pilots have to buy fuel with a credit card. I want to hear this story If you ever get to visit the flight deck of a British Airways plane, there typically is a shell oil credit card attached to the airplane registration certificate in case they divert somewhere without a co...

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by 777222LR
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clothing brands popular with gay men?
Replies: 66
Views: 6883

Re: Clothing brands popular with gay men?

Gosh...gay men wear anything under the sun. I will say this, as a gay man, IZOD is NOT trending, and neither is Calvin Klein. It's not like we all go shopping together and like the same things. I've seen gays have terrible fashion sense, and those who have incredible fashion sense. (Basically like a...

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by 777222LR
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 9506

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

I'll be in Vienna next week, and I'm so glad he isn't doing it there, as it was under consideration. What a circus. I'm sure the people of Finland are just, so incredibly thrilled.

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by 777222LR
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7601

Re: Supremely Screwed

I'm not going to say Nazi, racist, etc., however, as a gay man in the US, as a supporter of equal rights for all, I do hope that we don't regress and overturn the decisions the minorities, including myself, really need to remain in place. All of us really have no effect on your lives.

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket
Replies: 29
Views: 1419

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

It was 85 degrees in DC that day...do you need a jacket, let alone one that says that? I don't have a problem with someone making a mistake...however, people are employed, and have been employed in past administrations to make sure that these gaffs don't happen. This administration however, seems to...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 9383

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

Our country is going to hell in a hand basket. Trump turns us against the other. At least all other presidents understood that our democracy is fragile, we are a fragile people, peace is fragile. Trump just jumps in and rattles the cage hoping we fight each other. It's wrong.

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 2581

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

Infiniti Q60 Redsport 400 - Took this during some fog in the mountains of SE Oklahoma. Mountains in Oklahoma.. :rotfl: :rotfl: In the technical terms, yes there are. While not as tall as any mountains in the west, they are super old, therefore smaller. http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/oklahoma/mounta...

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 5579

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

This is honestly awful. Here I saw the world as getting closer, more civil, then bring in Trump, and I lose all faith in American humanity. We are in a dictatorship, because let's be honest, this only serves his mind. He consults no one. Congrats republicans, you elected a king. We saw all of this c...

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by 777222LR
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: hey girl, hey
Replies: 183
Views: 6064

Re: hey girl, hey

Seeing its pride month what sort of things have the gay people of the forum had to overcome? Any specific instances of discrimination? Sure: Beaten up for being gay Ousted from my family for being gay Conversion therapy that I did not agree to as a teenager Told I would certainly die of AIDS from b...

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by 777222LR
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: hey girl, hey
Replies: 183
Views: 6064

Re: hey girl, hey

Why isn't there a Straight Pride Month? Well, when you feel like people are judging you, threatening you, calling you names for walking down the street, simply holding hands with your partner, we will definitely give you a month. Until then, please enjoy your privilege. And, be thankful you don't n...

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 81
Views: 3404

How Long Have You Been On A.net?

Hi!

So I wanted to see how long each of you has been on A.net. I just realized it's 2018, and I joined in 1998 (different username). I cannot believe it's been 20 years. That is insane and honestly, makes me feel old.

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by 777222LR
Thu May 24, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump not welcome at Sen. McCain's Funeral
Replies: 152
Views: 5036

Re: Trump not welcome at Sen. McCain's Funeral

Trump wouldn't be welcome at mine, either. No way, no how. He's awful. Every other president both Republican or Democrat, sure.

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by 777222LR
Sun May 20, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?
Replies: 20
Views: 675

Re: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?

I do photography on the side. I'm not sure you actually need a degree to be successful with it, rather, you need a brand and you need to self-study/intern. I'm not sure I'd spend that much money on a college degree in a field where you can make it big time, or you can struggle-bus it for forever. I'...

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by 777222LR
Sun May 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 2581

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

Image

Infiniti Q60 Redsport 400 - Took this during some fog in the mountains of SE Oklahoma.

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by 777222LR
Sat May 05, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: They dropped the "BOY" in boy scouts
Replies: 19
Views: 932

Re: They dropped the "BOY" in boy scouts

Who cares? Listen: The world is changing. There's really nothing you can do about it. People's views change.

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