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Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by forzainter, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. Mike Bulgakov

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    I use to have WTA connections and be around a lot of players, but I no longer know who any of the players are, it seems, other than the top ones and the hyped ones. It makes it less interesting to watch the WTA tour.
     
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  2. Murrayjuannow

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    What do you mean? I went to Hawaii just for a holiday. Loved the fresh air and constant gentle sea breeze...like a free air con but better than air con. Loved the free tennis courts too...heaven.
     
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  3. Murrayjuannow

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    Can't you connect with some of the new hotties? Following their twitter or facebook is a start. Make sure your photo is hot.
     
  4. Rusty Shackleford

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    OK, I thought you had been born and raised (and had never left) Hawaii.
     
  5. Rusty Shackleford

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    You have been around more than most people in the US I would imagine. I've only actually spent some time in 4 different states, and one of them is Nevada, and just barely (Reno, which is not far across the border from California).

    As for Europe, the furthest North I have spent time in is Paris. I hear Scandinavia is a very nice place to visit in the Summer though.
     
  6. Sentinel

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    So you are not from Zeta Reticuli, then ? I can't offhand think of any other constellation starting with an R.

    My g/f could have been from Upsilon Andromedae, or maybe 61 Virginis.
     
  7. Murrayjuannow

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    Last year I was on a Thalys train from Paris Gare du Nord to Rotterdam and I was a bit shocked when the train went pass some small train stations in Belgium ... I thought everything should look clean and neat in that part of Europe... Some of the train stations and the buildings nearby were very very very very old and dirty and full of graffiti and looked like a ghost town. The glass looked murky and maybe never been cleaned in a decade. I remember seeing old cables and wires hanging down covering an old sign saying Brussel-zuid.... I felt I was sightseeing in a third world country. They should do a big makeover in some of the stations.... It made me think twice to visit Belgium.

    I visited some old villages outside of Rotterdam and wowwwww they looked so very very pretty and clean and neat with their beautiful gardens....
     
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  8. Mike Bulgakov

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    The worst neighborhood in Copenhagen is next to the main train station. This is often the case in major cities.
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  9. Mike Bulgakov

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    When it comes to informants and other intelligence assets, honesty and competence should be a valued commodity. This is often not the case.

    Politiets Efterretningstjeneste
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  10. Sentinel

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    You can say that again. There is probably no filthier place in the universe than the area surrounding railway stations in my place. At least, i can speak confidently about Delhi. Even I who have lived here all my life find the prospect of train travel frightening. Even as i think about it now, i start feeling sick.
     
  11. Murrayjuannow

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    ^Don't you worry, I have lived in a third world country nearby a train station, but the station was cleaned and painted regularly...looked much better than some that I saw in Belgium.
     
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    I wish i could move to this unnamed 3rd w.c. which has clean train stations :)
     
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    Vincent van Gogh - Starry Night (1889).
     
  14. Murrayjuannow

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    I did say that the train station I mentioned was the one near where I used to live, not all of them.

    Picture of the vip waiting room:
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    Ticketing booth / lobby area:
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