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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By gjwilson
Well, they are putting him on our money.... ...

Well, they are putting him on our money....


http://www.people.com/article/leonard-nimoy-canadians-spock-bills

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B-3yLu3UIAAXg-H.jpg:large
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By gjwilson
I think history has basically shown that, on...

I think history has basically shown that, on average, "experts" don't do any better than the index. So why pay extra for the expert?

Also, the "Random Walk...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By gjwilson
Where has anyone been "dishonest"?

Where has anyone been "dishonest"?
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By gjwilson
According to: ...

According to:
http://funds.rbcgam.com/learning-centre/investing-basics/cost-of-mutual-fund-investing.html the return is the "actual return" and calculated after the MER is applied.

The MER...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-20-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,828
Posted By gjwilson
..... crap, had a good one then realized we...

.....

crap, had a good one then realized we were in OT and it was a little too PS
Forum: Off-Topic 02-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 727
Posted By gjwilson
I'm not a Tiger fan boy or Tiger hater... ...

I'm not a Tiger fan boy or Tiger hater...

The shot Tiger hit from the sand over water on the 18th at the Canadian Open to win that title is one of the greatest shots in golf (IMHO)
...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-06-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,828
Posted By gjwilson
Doesn't have to be photoshopped to be "fake". If...

Doesn't have to be photoshopped to be "fake". If the photo was shot with a long telephoto lens the foreground and background can appear to merge and be very close together. You get an appearance of...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-05-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 925
Posted By gjwilson
"Deteriorata" - National Lampoon Go placidly...

"Deteriorata" - National Lampoon

Go placidly amid the noise and waste,
And remember what comfort there may be in owning a piece thereof.
Avoid quiet and passive persons, unless you are in need...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,705
Posted By gjwilson
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/86/Eurasian_blue_tit_Lancashire.jpg/250px-Eurasian_blue_tit_Lancashire.jpg...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By gjwilson
I share your pain. I've started that, if the...

I share your pain.

I've started that, if the FIL is in the car (A perpetual pull once then keep pulling harder guy - luckily over 90 so not a lot of "pull" there) or someone new, I try to hit the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
That was my first reaction, however, I did some...

That was my first reaction, however, I did some digging and 8,000 FPM is nowhere near a fighter jet climb rate. For example an F-18 has a max climb rate of 50,000 FPM

Some guys at...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
Unless the plane explodes, it's always pilot...

Unless the plane explodes, it's always pilot error.

Even when the plane is taken down by a missile they always manage to lay some blame on the pilot

and if the wing falls off, pilot error since...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-15-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
As I mentioned before the presence of numbers of...

As I mentioned before the presence of numbers of intact bodies puts the high speed in air breakup of the airframe into doubt.

Also, even in the "old days" airliners used hydraulics to move the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-11-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By gjwilson
Wit-CHAY woman?...meh...it's no Desporado ...

Wit-CHAY woman?...meh...it's no Desporado


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZrCLF-sZag
Forum: Off-Topic 01-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
Not engine speed, the speed of the plane through...

Not engine speed, the speed of the plane through the air, or airspeed. You can stall an airplane with the engines running at max thrust and you can glide an airplane with engines out.

Also,...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-01-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
The presence of intact bodies seems to indicate...

The presence of intact bodies seems to indicate that this was not a vertical dive at very high speeds.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
When they say a plane stalled, they don't mean...

When they say a plane stalled, they don't mean the engines, they mean the aircraft had too high an angle of attack and the wing stalled (meaning it no longer was developing lift)

Aircraft can have...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
I'll say meh because don't agree yet I don't...

I'll say meh because don't agree yet I don't disagree

The Flight School where I did my Private Pilot License has been training pilots for China for a number of years (over a decade at least). The...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,354
Posted By gjwilson
First 100 knots is closer to 180 kh/m not 160 so...

First 100 knots is closer to 180 kh/m not 160 so I'm a little leery about the claim. But second, radar measures groundspeed not airspeed and aircraft performance figures are specified by airspeed.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By gjwilson
These are allegations and these people appear...

These are allegations and these people appear totally "retarded" to use your word.

Who knows if the husband didn't knock the wife unconscious and try to commit suicide so she got blamed for it?
...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-26-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By gjwilson
Lost the logo on my X5, just flew off one day...

Lost the logo on my X5, just flew off one day this summer driving down the highway.

I had car in for other work and asked about the getting it rebadged. I used to have a Fiat Spider back in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By gjwilson
I was talking to a friend this weekend who said...

I was talking to a friend this weekend who said the Facebook App caused him to download large amounts of data

I forget the actual circumstances which he said led to the large download but...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 704
Posted By gjwilson
being "lazy" is not a valid rationalization. He...

being "lazy" is not a valid rationalization. He is too "lazy" to stop cheating his customers?
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 704
Posted By gjwilson
He offered to refund part of the difference (3 or...

He offered to refund part of the difference (3 or the 4 dollar overcharge) and he didn't do that until the threat reply to his reply email.

I think this is an example of dismissing a valid...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By gjwilson
You owe me a coffee and a keyboard:mad::mad: ...

You owe me a coffee and a keyboard:mad::mad:

:rofl::rofl:
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