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by soxie
Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plane with misaligned landing gear lands safely
Replies: 30
Views: 4742

Yawner wrote: There was no fuel inside it anyway... it flew over the pacific and dumped pretty much all of it...


IIRC, the Airbus A320 doesn't have the ability to dump fuel. Hence why they stayed in flight for 3 hours to burn off fuel.
by soxie
Fri Sep 02, 2005 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Replies: 128
Views: 11036

Before:
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Taken from CNN
by soxie
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Replies: 128
Views: 11036

A few of the headlines from CNN:
CNN.com wrote: • Katrina blamed for 68 deaths, including 55 in Mississippi

• Reports of bodies floating in water in New Orleans

• New Orleans 'in state of devastation,' water still rising

• Rescuers work to reach hundreds of stranded
by soxie
Mon Aug 08, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peter Jennings dies of lung cancer at 67
Replies: 18
Views: 4910

It's a shame to see him go. He was one of the few people I enjoyed listening to on television. May he rest in peace.
by soxie
Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toronto Plane Crash, None Dead!
Replies: 22
Views: 3772

I heard about it while on vacation and give full credit to the crew of the flight. It shows that those rather boring videos we all sit through at the beginning of a flight labeling the exits are useful. Although, most of the time I can be found reading some random magazine while those videos are bei...
by soxie
Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desktops[August 2005]
Replies: 65
Views: 13906

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by soxie
Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Earthquakes!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2890

:lol: I guess that people living in an earthquake zone are the ones with all the excitement, and the ones living in geologically stable zones (as Denmark) are the ones going for the Survival Of Teh Smartest TM award. Come on! It get's a little exciting in these stable zones. I slept through an eart...
by soxie
Sun Feb 20, 2005 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Post Your Pictures!
Replies: 124
Views: 20384

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Don't mind the "boot cast" on my foot in the second photo. I broke it playing dodge ball. ;)

"If you can dodge a wrench... you can dodge a ball..."
by soxie
Sat Feb 19, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light the Torches
Replies: 31
Views: 5747

Forget the solution. I'm having too much fun finding ways to not beat this.
by soxie
Tue Feb 01, 2005 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: February 2005 Desktops
Replies: 62
Views: 11219

The Pelican wrote:
Post time soxie wrote:Mon Jan 31, 2005 7:30 pm

February came early this year :P


Be glad I didn't post this topic on the 30th, which I was tempted to do. :P
Slimeboy wrote: What are you using to get the "31st" in the top right hand corner?


Konfabulator. :)
by soxie
Tue Feb 01, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: February 2005 Desktops
Replies: 62
Views: 11219

February 2005 Desktops

As per the 'tradition' ... :)

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by soxie
Mon Jan 24, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blizzard of '78 - Will it Happen Again?
Replies: 29
Views: 5495

My father is the director of schools for the town we live in, so on the night of the storm he brought the school plow home and backed it into the drive. He woke up the next morning, and within 10 minutes all 22" was cleared out. :mrgreen:
by soxie
Sat Jan 22, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blizzard of '78 - Will it Happen Again?
Replies: 29
Views: 5495

From the reports I've seen, the coming blizzard won't match the Blizzard of '78. Although, this one may be quite big. ;)
by soxie
Sat Jan 22, 2005 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January 2005 Desktop Showcase!
Replies: 59
Views: 10456

First screenie from the new beast. :o

http://www.lackofsanity.com/random/screen_jan05.gif
by soxie
Sat Jan 22, 2005 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats is the worst thing you have ever done on a computer?
Replies: 203
Views: 21654

Considering this marvelous piece of plastic and metal is all but 7 days old, I think it's safe for me to say that I've treated this computer superbly well. :D

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