COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Aurelia » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:15 pm

We are not conservative about anything.
It is indeed a flag which is saying the neighbors are confederates.
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby gyre » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:25 pm

I'm not sure I know what the implication is there.
Of course, you will have jerks anywhere.

The pilot aplomb is standard issue.
There's a marvelous video of pilot training, and in one screen you can see that the pilot passed out in a turn.
Out!
The trainer watches as the plane slowly drifts downward at high speed.
Every so often he calmly reminds the pilot to "Check your horizon."
After a very long time he realizes what is going on as the plane drifts toward vertical.
"Fuck!"
and takes over.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Aurelia » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:43 pm

Ah yes Gyre, it is interesting that that world is now entering my daily thoughts. After I attempted learning about how to ( CO-pilot ) learn a sweet cessna 210 and of course as a genuine Sparkleponie can just marvel at the views , this really big stuff is more than fearing a drivers test .
Is it too late to get some of the testosterone spray ?
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby gyre » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:48 am

Well, of course the testosterone to estrogen ratio goes up in women as time goes by anyway, but you could try it ...

Flying is really very different from driving, and you're dealing with three dimensions too.
My friend said that I was the first person to fly with him that he thought was suited to flying, so maybe that will make you feel better?
He was doing landing and takeoff practices and he says most people will panic.
The theory is very different too, and you need to be familiar with all that.
I started at six with a book, fascinated.
My friend laughed at this, but checked me out and it all stuck with me.
Just a small plane, not like a mig or anything.

If you really want to do it, keep at it.
It takes time.
You can improve your driving skills too, if you want.

I've offered to teach some of my relative's kids emergency techniques, and the parents are usually supportive.
None of the kids are interested.
There seems to be little interest in driving at all.
Some of them have been in crashes since then.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:01 am

gyre, this is about the fucking apocalypse not about how you know everything about everything.


start your own thread, nobody will read it, but at least you'll have some place to spew without interfering with the course of threads that actually have some sort of theme as parameters.


no go hijack something else, you bother me.
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:03 am

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Aurelia » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:08 am

thank you Gyre
my issue is visual distortion as well as lack of T excess of E .waited for time to alter chemistry did not help just distorted
my friend with the small plane needed back-up I thought but I really am a pussy in weather
take -off and landing Mts. gasp
prefer Harley back-up
are/were you military ?
hard to change/keep mouth shut about new family politics
. sorry Simon, I appreciate your point however personal apocalypse does count
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby gyre » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:14 am

It's wise to stay out of planes in bad weather.
I applied for fighter training, but eyesight wasn't good enough.
We have had a number of pilots in the family.
I'd still like to do it.

Simon, I want to fly a fully armed fighter well.
A light grumman is not challenging, especially with full instrumentation.
Back to your apocalypse.
And thanks for never thread drifitng.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:08 pm

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:03 pm

"10 principles? you cant HANDLE the 10 principles..."

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:37 pm

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:07 pm

"10 principles? you cant HANDLE the 10 principles..."

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Aurelia » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:37 pm

I know I know ; that's why I keep going out there
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:41 pm

will there be kosher meals?
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:30 pm

"10 principles? you cant HANDLE the 10 principles..."

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby BAS » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:09 pm

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:10-9-8-7


A space project which is widely viewed as serving no useful purpose, other than to annoy foreign governments? I am not sure whether to laugh or be nervous...
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:27 pm

Once I noticed I was on fire, I decided to relax and enjoy the fall™

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:42 pm

yes, sir.
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:23 pm

BAS wrote:
Roberto Dobbisano wrote:10-9-8-7


A space project which is widely viewed as serving no useful purpose, other than to annoy foreign governments? I am not sure whether to laugh or be nervous...


Nothing is more frightening than the unknown - very nice psy-op project.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:39 pm

will somebody let dougly in on the fact that i'm making this up as i go along...
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:42 pm

tell a big lie....TELL them that you're telling a big lie.


sit back and watch them think you're lying about lying.


hence you tell the truth.


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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:46 pm

H.G.Crosby wrote:will somebody let dougly in on the fact that i'm making this up as i go along...

And watch him unwind online when he realizes that there is, in a very real sense, no floor in this house of cards.

No thanks. I'm not that strong.
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:48 pm

i apologize to all of my teachers and my parents.



i must have been awful as a kid.... :twisted:
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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Box Burner » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:58 pm

The End of the World is so overrated. the Restaurant at the End of the Universe is much better.
Dance in the heart of chaos. . . . .

ὁ δὲ ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - --- Σωκράτης

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:04 pm

Once I noticed I was on fire, I decided to relax and enjoy the fall™

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:08 pm

call me Ishmael.


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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby trilobyte » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:26 pm

If the world ends later in the month, awesome. If not, even better.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby unjonharley » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:33 am

The apocalypse 2014 was better.

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Re: COUNTDOWN to the APOCALYPSE

Postby BAS » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:42 am

I still prefer the Y2K Apocalypse myself. May is just nostalgia for apocalypses past.
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