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Sep 12, 06, 12:46 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 4,696
Posted By JS

The point of no return will come in January of...

The point of no return will come in January of 2009. The conspiracy theorist in me says that Bush will whip up the populace into allowing him to stay in power for "a little more time" (as in,...
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 12, 06, 12:39 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,169
Posted By JS

That can be done with covered walkways. Delta...

That can be done with covered walkways. Delta uses those at a lot of RJ stations.

They come in large sizes as well. One time I flew out of FNL (Fort Collins, CO) on Allegiant Air to LAS. They...
Sep 12, 06, 12:32 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,556
Posted By JS

That could be a problem with the banks. Having...

That could be a problem with the banks. Having millions of people fingerprinted is not an easy task, and making it too easy (like mailing in your fingerprints for your terrorist conspirator's credit...
Sep 12, 06, 11:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,556
Posted By JS

Don't forget the customer needs to select a 12...

Don't forget the customer needs to select a 12 character alphanumeric PIN at the point of sale (a user chosen PIN or use a GUID for those unwilling to make up something while at the cash register). ...
Sep 12, 06, 10:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By JS

You would need a lot of extra fuel tanks to fly...

You would need a lot of extra fuel tanks to fly an E170 from CMB to ORD. But it makes sense in that CMB is a pretty small market from the U.S. ;)
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 12, 06, 9:17 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,169
Posted By JS

I like the airport just the way it is. Come on,...

I like the airport just the way it is. Come on, it's Hawaii! It's supposed to be warm!

Re KOA, I like boarding planes without jetways. It's more "real". Besides, what is the point if the...
Sep 12, 06, 9:10 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,054
Posted By JS

Maybe the solution is to ban checked luggage as...

Maybe the solution is to ban checked luggage as well as carry-ons. All the luggage can be trucked or shipped (by an actual ship) depending on the geography between your origin and destination.
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Sep 12, 06, 9:06 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,346
Posted By JS

Yes, I would be demanding that Congress...

Yes, I would be demanding that Congress immediately restrict dihydrogen monoxide to a Class III controlled substance.

:rolleyes:
Sep 12, 06, 9:03 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,054
Posted By JS

Better safe than sorry! If your loved one...

Better safe than sorry!

If your loved one were on a plane that was blown to bits because someone didn't board the plane and had checked a suitcase chock full of bombs, you'd be singing a different...
Sep 12, 06, 8:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By JS

Fill it yourself at the water fountain and later,...

Fill it yourself at the water fountain and later, if necessary, claim you filled it in the lav.
Sep 12, 06, 8:55 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,748
Posted By JS

It has nothing to do with FDA or CDC. It's the...

It has nothing to do with FDA or CDC. It's the local health department, possibly the state, but not the feds.

The point is to annoy the vendors with paperwork and get them to complain to our...
Sep 12, 06, 7:50 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,346
Posted By JS

It's a moot point since you can't ban liquids...

It's a moot point since you can't ban liquids with any degree of effectiveness unless ALL carry-ons are banned. I guess the New York Times editorial had one tiny good point, in that the only way to...
Sep 12, 06, 7:41 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,748
Posted By JS

That's exactly right, and in some locations the...

That's exactly right, and in some locations the sales tax is higher (restaurant vs groceries, basically).



Excellent idea!
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 12, 06, 7:36 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,607
Posted By JS

OK. I don't read Conde Nast (I suppose I don't...

OK. I don't read Conde Nast (I suppose I don't qualify).
Forum: Travel News
Sep 11, 06, 11:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By JS

I happily donned my leather jacket in the heat of...

I happily donned my leather jacket in the heat of the South Carolina summer when I took my motorcycle test. And I would be really happy to don fire and blast proof clothing in the summer to be able...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 10:37 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,412
Posted By JS

I'm afraid that wouldn't work for me. Since...

I'm afraid that wouldn't work for me. Since blood is a liquid, thus banned, showing up at the airport for the morning return flight bloodied from shaving dry could present a problem. :D
Sep 11, 06, 10:26 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,054
Posted By JS

For me, it's very rare that I would have that...

For me, it's very rare that I would have that kind of flexibility. Invariably I am on the last flight of the day, or the next flight is hours later, or I have been upgraded, or I would miss the...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 10:20 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,607
Posted By JS

I don't know about that (re advertising to...

I don't know about that (re advertising to families). Businesses advertise to just about everyone. That's how they stay in business. They really don't care who stays/eats/flies there, they want...
Sep 11, 06, 10:09 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,480
Posted By JS

If they can survive frozen turkeys (the Boeing...

If they can survive frozen turkeys (the Boeing 777 test), I seriously doubt bullets would do anything. They're jet engines, not human organs or wall clocks.

This is bizarre -- we are discussing...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 10:00 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,607
Posted By JS

I was talking about loud families "never" (your...

I was talking about loud families "never" (your words) leaving a good tip. That is false.



Yes, tips are a large part of their income, but they aren't your dependents. What happens if you...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 9:05 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,607
Posted By JS

Regarding point 2), the server is wrong. On...

Regarding point 2), the server is wrong.

On point 1), why would you tip anything if you had to leave the restaurant? Almost everything that can go wrong with a meal is not a result of the...
Sep 11, 06, 6:59 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,072
Posted By JS

I sent a calmy worded e-mail to my Senators and...

I sent a calmy worded e-mail to my Senators and Representative in Congress. I got one automated reply (due to high volume of e-mails, blah blah blah). Since I live in a pig state, I'm not expecting...
Sep 11, 06, 6:57 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 4,696
Posted By JS

In real life, I find it satisfying enough to say...

In real life, I find it satisfying enough to say that President Bush is a pig. The reaction from Bushies is no different than if I advocated a complete overthrow of the U.S. government.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 1:34 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,427
Posted By JS

What happened to my first reply? I...

What happened to my first reply?



I disagree. Responsibility rests with the individual. It is not society's job to force people to exercise and eat well just as it is not society's job to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 06, 1:26 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,864
Posted By JS

I happen to agree with the Supreme Court. My...

I happen to agree with the Supreme Court. My opinion is that sniffing the air outside my car is not an instrusion on my civil liberties.

Even better, I don't think there should be any drug dogs...
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