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Re: COOL news
« Reply #30 on: January 08, 2013, 03:52:02 AM »
Speaking as someone who flys many times a year for work and personal reasons and never has an issue and always has a positive time, I will be giving classes on how you guys can do this too.

Classes will be cheap in 2013.


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« Reply #31 on: January 08, 2013, 06:42:30 AM »
Speaking as someone who flys many times a year for work and personal reasons and never has an issue and always has a positive time, I will be giving classes on how you guys can do this too.

Classes will be cheap in 2013.

There are, I'm sure, people who enjoy dental visits and enemas too. Doesn't mean they're good experiences.

You can sit in front of my class.....


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« Reply #32 on: January 08, 2013, 08:06:50 AM »
Speaking as someone who flys many times a year for work and personal reasons and never has an issue and always has a positive time, I will be giving classes on how you guys can do this too.

Classes will be cheap in 2013.

There are, I'm sure, people who enjoy dental visits and enemas too. Doesn't mean they're good experiences.

You can sit in front of my class.....

so you're bumping him up to first class?
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Re: COOL news
« Reply #33 on: January 08, 2013, 08:43:49 AM »
My class is just like the Southwest First Class seats...........

But worry not cuz they float.


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Re: COOL news
« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2013, 07:17:03 PM »
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Titanic mystery over violin 'from band leader who played on'

The violin played by the bandmaster on the Titanic as the doomed ship went down has been discovered, it has been claimed.

An auctioneer has hired experts to try to verify claims by the owner of the century old instrument that it belonged to Wallace Hartley, the leader of the vessel’s eight-man musical ensemble.

If proved, it could become the most valuable Titanic artefact ever to be considered for auction. But the claim is being treated with caution as a result.

Hartley and his fellow musicians earned legendary status for their decision to play on as the ship sank on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912.

They are said to have played the hymn “Nearer My God to Thee” after the vessel hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic.
Press reports at the time said that when Hartley’s body was recovered from the water his violin was strapped to his chest.

The violin and its case were said at the time to be being sent to the White Star line for forwarding to England.
But mystery has surrounded its fate thereafter.

Now the auctioneer Henry Aldridge & Son of Devizes, Wilts, which has a worldwide reputation for handling Titanic artefacts, has disclosed that he has been shown what he believes could prove to be Wallace’s violin.

The owner, who is not related to Hartley, says that the violin was sent to Hartley’s fiancée Maria Robertson.

There is said to be a diary containing a draft of a letter from Miss Robertson thanking the authorities for returning the violin.
The case carries his initials, WHH, and the instrument itself is said to carry the inscription “For Wallace on the occasion of our engagement, Maria.”

It could explain why Hartley kept the instrument strapped to his chest.

Mr Aldridge has already spent thousands of pounds on research to try to verify the owner’s claims including scientific tests to determine whether it was in the water a century ago.

He said: “The owner has not made up their mind if they would want to sell it but I think it is more likely it will go on exhibition if it is proved to be genuine.

"We hope to have a definite answer some time this year. We cannot rush the scientists."

If it's genuine I absolutely want to hear if it will play.


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Re: COOL news
« Reply #35 on: September 11, 2013, 11:27:36 PM »
Captain Picard Married by Gandalf, No Wedding Will Ever Compare



Sir Patrick Stewart is one of our favorite people – how can you not love an anti-domestic violence advocate who once piloted the Starship Enterprise? That being said, we’re incredibly happy that the actor has boldly gone where so many have gone before: down the aisle! The 73-year-old actor wed his long-time girlfriend, jazz singer Sunny Ozell, over the weekend, in a ceremony officiated by Lord of the Rings actor Ian McKellen. Sir Pat adorably announced the marriage by tweeting a photo of himself and his now-wife in an updated version of his own Twitter profile photo, captioned “Yes, married.”

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Yes, married. pic.twitter.com/ZSMnpluSeL

    — Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) September 8, 2013

McKellen confirmed his role in the ceremonies, posting a photo of himself on Facebook holding a “Minister” t-shirt, and a copy of Stewart and Ozell’s wedding certificate.



Magneto and Charles Xavier haven’t been this adorable together since X-Men: First Class. Here’s wishing the newlyweds all the best – and that, hopefully, Ozell makes a great cup of tea (earl grey, hot).

http://www.geekosystem.com/sir-pat-stew-married/



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Re: COOL news
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2013, 07:23:55 AM »
Well I hope the bear is okay, assuming it is then this is a delightful story:

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Congressional candidate's son, 46, is mauled by grizzly bear 90 minutes after he shoots it on Alaska hunting trip

The son of a former congressional candidate has miraculously survived after a grizzly bear he shot during a hunt in Alaska hid in bushes for 90 minutes before seeking revenge and attacking him.
John O. Matson Jr., from Charlestown, Rhode Island, was listed in fair condition at an Anchorage hospital on Wednesday after suffering head and leg injuries and undergoing head surgery.
The 46-year-old hunter was attacked by the bear on Monday during a guided hunt near Beaver Mountain, about 40 miles southwest of the interior town of McGrath.

No word on if the tit had any damage to his penis, presumably because it was too small for the bear to find.



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Re: COOL news
« Reply #37 on: September 12, 2013, 09:54:07 AM »
Well I hope the bear is okay, assuming it is then this is a delightful story:

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Congressional candidate's son, 46, is mauled by grizzly bear 90 minutes after he shoots it on Alaska hunting trip

The son of a former congressional candidate has miraculously survived after a grizzly bear he shot during a hunt in Alaska hid in bushes for 90 minutes before seeking revenge and attacking him.
John O. Matson Jr., from Charlestown, Rhode Island, was listed in fair condition at an Anchorage hospital on Wednesday after suffering head and leg injuries and undergoing head surgery.
The 46-year-old hunter was attacked by the bear on Monday during a guided hunt near Beaver Mountain, about 40 miles southwest of the interior town of McGrath.

The situation sounds surprisingly similar to the Zimmerman/Martin situation.



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Re: COOL news
« Reply #38 on: September 12, 2013, 02:41:13 PM »
I hope the bear is okay! An otherwise delightful story! Bonus that it was some overprivileged politician's spawn.  :D


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Re: COOL news
« Reply #39 on: September 12, 2013, 08:00:50 PM »
I hope the bear is okay! An otherwise delightful story! Bonus that it was some overprivileged politician's spawn.  :D
Extra bonus points because it was a hunter.



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Re: COOL news
« Reply #40 on: September 12, 2013, 09:02:15 PM »
I have nothing against deer hunters. After all, deers are fuckers!

Seriously though, as long as you eat what you kill, I have no problems. I don't think this guy planned on eating the bear so much as having a cool rug. It's a shame the bear didn't reverse the situation.


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Re: COOL news
« Reply #41 on: September 13, 2013, 05:36:38 AM »
And the key thing to the story in my mind is that the bear was eating berries when the arse shot at it. So it was just going about it's normal ursine day and then the bullets start flying.

Of course had the prick been successful the taxidermist would have presented the bear something like this:


To show what a big brave hunter he had been.