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by OA412
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Treason, under the Constitution, is narrowly defined. Collusion to meddle in an election would not, IMHO, qualify as Treason. It might if the country was in a state of war at the time. Has it been codified in US Code or interpreted under case law? I don't know the answer to that question, but I wou...

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by OA412
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 299
Views: 8222

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

SNL chose their lead off skit to be about Roy Moore and a visit at the WH with VP Pence. SNL doesn't give a sh*t about young teens being molested.... This was purely a Political slam at Moore, because Moore is not a liberal Politician. IF SNL was just concerned about teen molestations, then the low...

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by OA412
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 299
Views: 8222

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

Seems like there's a new headline everyday with this guy. http://time.com/5022752/roy-moore-gadsden-alabama/ Still, part of me thinks he will still win. I agree. Partisanship is hurting this country in a lot of ways. The Alabama GOP would rather perform mental gymnastics to justify the guy with an ...

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by OA412
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR announces Thessaloniki (SKG)
Replies: 12
Views: 2988

QR announces Thessaloniki (SKG)

Qatar Airways has announced new 4-weekly flights to Greece's second-largest city, beginning on March 27, 2018. This is the first ME3 carrier to fly to a Greek destination outside ATH. I believe it will be SKGs longest flight. https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releases/2017/nov/new-service-to-the...

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by OA412
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How to delete my account?
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: How to delete my account?

support@airliners.net and they should be able to help you out.
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No idea. Contact support@airliners.net and they should be able to help you out.

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by OA412
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 299
Views: 8222

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

I thought the GOP was the party of taking personal responsibility for ones actions. Right? It's all about personal responsibility for everyone else, not so much for them. Note how most party loyalists threw the Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate under the bus the moment he lost, rather t...

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by OA412
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps dementia.
Replies: 113
Views: 4202

Re: Trumps dementia.

Thread is eight months old. No need to resurrect it considering the number of active Trump threads on here.

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by OA412
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Delta primarily switching to Airbus widebodies?
Replies: 84
Views: 20768

Re: Why is Delta primarily switching to Airbus widebodies?

I guess the multitude of airlines ordering the 787 didn’t get the memo that the A350 offered better comfort and payload. Considering these facts....787 - 41 customers, 600 deliveries, 1,283 total orders....350 - 15 customers, 114 deliveries, 858 total orders....it looks like that memo was kept secr...

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by OA412
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5957

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Oh yawn. Please, Ken Paxton literally that morning posted something to the effect of "you reap what you sew". Well kids, Ken and NRA puppets everywhere are reaping today for sure. Actually it was Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, but since we're talking about TX politicians, I can see how you'd be co...

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pedophilia in Hollywood, the next big dam to burst
Replies: 13
Views: 846

Re: Pedophilia in Hollywood, the next big dam to burst

apparently the late Corey Haim mother thinks Corey Feldman claim of a pedophile ring is a scam. I don't know what to think. http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/10/29/corey-haims-mother-calls-corey-feldman-scam-artist-denies-hollywood-pedophile-ring-exists.html Well unfortunately Corey Feldman...

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 722

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

scbriml wrote:
For just a few, brief moments the World was a better place.
scbriml wrote:
The real issue here is that it wasn't deactivated for long enough.

Amen to both points. As I said above, I understand why Twitter hasn't banned him, but I really wish they would.

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Americans who can't read
Replies: 22
Views: 695

Re: The Americans who can't read

The literacy rate is also a bit of a product of the immigration of folks that do not speak english as a first language. Does this study actually mention this as a factor? I didn't have time to watch the video. I actually suspect they're talking about native-born Americans who are illiterate. There ...

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 722

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

Let's imagine that scenario: the MSM would likely carry on (save for a few outraged politicians and political commentators). You know who would say nary a peep? Fox News. On the contrary, they'd hail that employee as a national hero and bring them aboard for lots of interviews and maybe groom them ...

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 382
Views: 54362

Re: Delta A350 Future Routes

I thought I had read the first 350s would be used mostly on DTW to Pacific Rim routes such as NRT, PEK & PVG. And that SEA-HKG might also be a candidate for early use. And that's basically what this first batch is being used for. DTW-NRT, ICN, PEK, PVG, AMS and ATL-ICN. I suspect LAX-PVG and AT...

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by OA412
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rick Perry - "Fossil Fuels can help prevent sexual assault"
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Rick Perry - "Fossil Fuels can help prevent sexual assault"

What's sad is he's stupid enough to actually believe the crap he's peddling, because of course there's no sexual assault in developed countries where electricity is abundant. :roll:

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by OA412
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2218

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

Not really sure why people are surprised, this asswipe was just following the words and actions of his prophet, who was a murderous bastard (even for the standards of his day, not this revisionist crap) who created the very first caliphate, the one ISIS is just trying to recreate. Yes, you can be a...

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by OA412
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pedophilia in Hollywood, the next big dam to burst
Replies: 13
Views: 846

Re: Pedophilia in Hollywood, the next big dam to burst

Unfortunately, I'm not shocked. Kevin Spacey is just the tip of the iceberg. The casting couch has been common knowledge for years, and actresses have long complained of sexual harassment, it's just that no one wanted to hear them. The revelation pedophilia was/is also a problem in Hollywood was to ...

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by OA412
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Wanted a Hillary Scandal? You Got One
Replies: 70
Views: 2318

Re: You Wanted a Hillary Scandal? You Got One

Bernie never had a chance period. He never was anything but a spoiler, a distraction. Be happy Bernie fans, Hillary is not the president. Enjoy your success. And this is why, if he isn't impeached before the end of his first term, Trump will win a second term. The left cannot get past the blame gam...

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by OA412
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?
Replies: 64
Views: 9479

Re: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?

The premise of this thread is bizarre, but I do have a question. I've repeatedly heard that the operational performance of DL connection carriers is subpar. Do the other majors have the same issues with these same regional carriers that fly AA and UA branded flights or is this somehow limited to DL...

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by OA412
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 9908

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

Sure the color is "shocking" because it's not something we normally associate with DL, but the uniforms themselves are actually quite nice. The cut and design are very good and seem to fit a variety of body types. I actually think it's nice to see a US airline taking a risk with its unifor...

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by OA412
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Kelly Comes Out
Replies: 34
Views: 1309

Re: General Kelly Comes Out

All things considered, this shouldn't really be shocking. As soon as he was caught lying about Frederica Wilson and refused to apologize, it was apparent he was not a "man of dignity" or the "adult in the room." Still to promote the "Lost Cause" myth and suggest that we...

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by OA412
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2218

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

Several posts have already been deleted because this thread was almost immediately derailed. Keep all future posts ON TOPIC!

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by OA412
Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2186

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

D L X wrote:
Where did the rest of the posts go?

Anyway, missing from this discussion is just how screwed Jeff Sessions is too.

Odd! There are no deleted posts in this thread, and I can still see your above post re: Jeff Sessions going to prison.

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by OA412
Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?
Replies: 64
Views: 9479

Re: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?

The premise of this thread is bizarre, but I do have a question. I've repeatedly heard that the operational performance of DL connection carriers is subpar. Do the other majors have the same issues with these same regional carriers that fly AA and UA branded flights or is this somehow limited to DL?

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2186

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

Here is the indictment. Seems pretty clear to me there are other than financial issues there. https://www.justice.gov/file/1007271/download Feel free to point out the ones that include the election. Nick, it doesn't matter. Mueller could have Manafort dead to rights on JAYWALKING in order to exchan...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Best Economy Class Middle Seat
Replies: 20
Views: 1371

Re: Poll: Best Economy Class Middle Seat

Overall, I dislike F9, but the middle seats on refurbished A320s/319s and new 321s is 19 in wide, which makes the overall crappy experience somewhat more bearable.

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?
Replies: 64
Views: 9479

Re: Are Broken Toilets the Cause of JetBlue's Chronically Delayed Flights?

Don't even get me started on Delta Connection, where unless you are flying on Endeavor Air you get a lackluster experience (haven't been on an ExpressJet flight yet that has had two working toilets). Compass wasn't bad (at least I think Compass was the Connection carrier operating my flight). I hav...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 Revnue Flight T-24 Hours and Counting!!
Replies: 88
Views: 17741

Re: First Delta A350 Revnue Flight T-24 Hours and Counting!!

KGRB wrote:
I'm not sure what "DL BBs" are, but a lot of people care about the introduction of A350 service in the US.


I had to look that up too and found my answer on Urban Dictionary. Turns out he must spend a lot of time on pornographic webcam sites...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 354
Views: 58941

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Can we please move past the seat map argument. Seat maps are often wrong, but whether or not it's showing full is really immaterial if you don't know the airline's P/Ls or the revenues they are getting on a route. Having a debate over something that, in the grand scheme of things, tells you absolute...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2186

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

kaitak wrote: Does America not have a concept of "criminal contempt of court"; maybe it's just an Irish thing, but I doubt Ireland is the only country where it exists, but if you attack a judge (or a court) for a decision it has made, or impute motives to a decision a court makes, beyond ...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2186

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

I haven't had time to check but I have a feeling you and your ilk were 100% in favor of the ongoing "go wherever it leads" investigation into HRC that started some 10 years ago and never resulted in anything as severe as an indictment. :checkmark: Now let me roll over to Fox News to see w...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 354
Views: 58941

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Longest non-stop service. The flight between LAX and SIN will set the new distance record for any airline operating a flight to or from the United States, at 8,700 miles. I understand that Boeing needs to justify the "game changer" status, but... didn't Singapore Airlines ply this exact r...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 148
Views: 4543

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

So if Justin Bieber has ever made the comment to one of his friends "I can fck any girl I want" would that mean he is an admitted sexual predator? As others noted, if it was in the context of "I can and therefore I do without their consent," of course he's a sexual predator. Als...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort...first to fall???
Replies: 65
Views: 2186

Re: Manafort...first to fall???

I'm glad to see the investigation bearing fruit. I can certainly see Flynn being next, if not Kushner. It's funny to see people still believing the Russia story is "fake news." I was on this site 9 years ago, I remember the daily meltdowns over ever little thing Obama did, none of which ha...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 148
Views: 4543

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

It really is fascinating watching the "family values" crowd contort themselves in death-defying feats of mental gymnastics in order to justify putting an admitted sexual predator in the White House. So if Justin Bieber has ever made the comment to one of his friends "I can fck any gi...

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by OA412
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 148
Views: 4543

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

Right. And if you ignore all the accusations Cosby isn't either. It really is fascinating watching the "family values" crowd contort themselves in death-defying feats of mental gymnastics in order to justify putting an admitted sexual predator in the White House. If there is one thing the...

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by OA412
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

I keep seeing the word "shakedown" used by multiple people. Is that from some talking points play book? You, nor the NAACP still haven't proven how AA has "systematic racism' either. I'd like some hard, cold evidence please. OP has said at least twice, if not three times already that ...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Well he only knows two things, self-aggrandizement and revenge, so I wouldn't be shocked to find out this is all "payback" for a joke made at his expense by a Black man. That is such a scary thought, that this man with all his powers, with the nuclear button at his fingertips, world's env...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

... Are you OK with the way the NAACP has bashed and slandered an entire company here over these alleged incidents ? Stop all the "hurting" nonsense for a minute here. Do you think the NAACP was right in issuing a warning to all black people about flying American Airlines .? Just a yes or...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

I'm seeing an awful lot of people who at first sight of the word NAACP jump to the conclusion that the allegation is baseless, and that the charge is nefarious. I'm black, an NAACP life member, and an American Airlines elite for the past ten-plus years. While I do not feel I have been discriminated...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Yet another example of how much Trump hates Obama and want to undo everything Obama did. It is really disturbing how much hate Trump has towards Obama. Trump asks Alaska senators if he should rename Mount Denali back to Mount McKinley https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-asks-alaska-senato...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

I don't think the head of the NAACP is looking for free flights just to shut "them" up. Just FYI. It's a lot more than a few free flights. Back in 2003, AA was giving six-figure donations to the NAACP. And the NAACP had no issues with AA: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2003/jul/21/20...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Yet another example of how much Trump hates Obama and want to undo everything Obama did. It is really disturbing how much hate Trump has towards Obama. Trump asks Alaska senators if he should rename Mount Denali back to Mount McKinley https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-asks-alaska-senato...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

Your topic was never deleted. It quickly derailed and turned political, so it was moved to Non Aviation. Then please share a link of it in Non-Av, because I sure as heck don't see it. Will wait as long as necessary... Maybe you were using the search tool at the top? That will only search the forum ...

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by OA412
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA
Replies: 131
Views: 7967

Re: NAACP Travel Advisory for AA

Last week I posted a topic about an AA captain inserting himself into a customer service issue between an agent and a African American passenger. He told the agent not to board the young lady. She claimed it was racially motivated. The topic was deleted and no reason was given. However, it appears ...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Update on me
Replies: 17
Views: 792

Re: Update on me

Cancer is awful. I'm so sorry to hear what you've gone through, but I'm glad that things are clear and the prognosis may improve a bit. I'm sorry; This really can't be easy to go through. Wishing you all the best!

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by OA412
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mispronounced Words
Replies: 84
Views: 2589

Re: Mispronounced Words

How come certain segments of the population thrive on purposely mispronouncing words? I have a coworker (with a masters, no less) who wants to know if I've "aksed" someone about a subject and insists that I can learn more by "aksking" while also letting me know about a ticket fr...

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by OA412
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Ironically there was another Representative Wilson who yelled out at Obama "You Lie" at a heath care reform speech 8 years ago..... Oh funny, I'd forgotten his name is Wilson. And he's still going at it with the widow and the congresswoman. He won't apologize and can't seem to drop it. St...

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by OA412
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 631
Views: 17757

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I will admit that Trump has been extremely successful in one respect, and that's in getting supposedly "honorable" members of his staff to humiliate themselves in his service. People hoped John Kelly would restore some semblance of honor in the Trump White House, instead he flat out lied a...

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by OA412
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 15238

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

UA and SQ do NOT have a JV. They barely work together at all. Correct. They have an interline agreement in place, but there is no JV. In fact, I believe they still do not codeshare. My high-level call summary - o Oscar honest and admitted United has a self-inflicted wound and needs to dig out someh...

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