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  1. Prospero Quevedo

    Prospero Quevedo Well-Known Member

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    its just so crazy when the soviet union dissolved they left many installations abadoned with equiptment left behind as well. Cases of arms, vehicles, planes. They totally fell apart
     
  2. Prospero Quevedo

    Prospero Quevedo Well-Known Member

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    wow not only do you need to watch out for crocs snakes aggresive roos, saw that a bird like the emu and ostrich, attacks people and can kill with a kick, hmmm got lots of things that kick ya
     
  3. CAC

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    Yeah the Cassowary - Lives in Far North Queensland (AKA FNQ) - The closest thing alive to a dinosaur...

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    It has the ancient feathers that many dinosaurs had...not for flight but for warmth...You can see the bright colourings that the dinosaurs were thought to have also...And, look at these feet. These will mess you up. Could be the feet of any dinosaur...These "talons" can disembowel a person quick smart. Thankfully the Cassowary is a herbivore
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    No! You can't have that...FFS!
     
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  4. CAC

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    Not to be mistaken for the Emu (Eem-you) - Like the Cassowary, has the ancient feathers and dino feet. Second largest bird in the world (second to the Ostrich) Australians love the Emu...Has the cheekiness of an Aussie
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    We love them so much they are on our coat of arms...The Kangaroo and Emu cannot walk backwards, symbolising Australia always moving forward "Advance Australia".
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    Like the Cassowary, the Emu has classic Dinosaur feet...
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    Dinosaur foot print.
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    The Australian Cavalry, now Armoured Corp have always had the Emu plumage on their slouch hats.
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    Australian Light Horse..
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  5. USMCPrice

    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    The people that live next to my younger son raise Emu's on their property. They seem pretty docile, don't have a clue how wild ones might act.
     
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    Wild ones have no manners...They will hassle any food you might have out of you...The males do all the child rearing, with the female laying the eggs and leaving! They are great Dads...I'm happy that your son gets to see some Aussie sunshine everyday...
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  7. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Do you really in Australia watch the Eurovision contest? Since 2015 you have been here and done quite well. We understood that you had so many watchers that we gave you a chance to take part. We love it.
     
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    Funny you should ask…I just watched the semi final…Some breath taking shots of Italy. I think Australia made it into the finals…but I think our entry this year is dodgy…

    “To qualify for the Eurovision song competition, you have to be part of the EBU. SBS is part of the EBU and has been broadcasting the show since 1983.“
     
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    We love Australia take part? However we are a bit confused but I don't mind. We hate it and then love it every year. You got the picture? You are a dummy if you don't know who won on Sunday. Precious stuff.
     
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    Oh me only. Can I talk to myself? You can do better guys. Do it. Kph
     
  11. CAC

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    Ukraine wasn’t awful…but hardly a winning entry…they should be in everyone’s top three votes at least, that will probably be enough. I haven’t seen Finland yet…How are they?
     
  12. Riter

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    All 109s had that tendency thanks to the torque generated by the engine; that an undercarriage failure. Right rudder and no full throttle until you're higher.

    One post-war P-51 owner overtorqued his engine as he was taking off. Flipped the bird over, crashed and killed himself.
     
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    Not just 109s…all single engined piston engines banked the opposite direction to the propeller…Various ‘fixes’ were used…Helicopters use a rotor to counter this…not possible on a fixed wing. Interestingly most twin engined aircraft had the propellers rotating in opposite directions to cancel out the effect.
     
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    Are you talking about sportsball or some election? I don't have television (so I can go be poor somewhere else).
     
  15. Biak

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    Uncle told me a story of a 'Hot Shot' Captain getting his first taste of a P51. While giving him a preflight check told him to use plenty of rudder to compensate for the motor torque. The experienced P47 Captain said he knew what the Hell he was doing. After spinning the brand new Mustang 360 degrees at take off (groundloop) he understood the ol' Jug's rudder had a lot bigger surface area than the P51.
     
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    Eurovision song contest, that is. Surprise?
     
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    Yes, I don't listen to contemporary music.
     
  18. ltdan

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    Starting with the DB 601, the Bf 109 was overpowered. Together with the narrow undercarriage, this was the cause of countless accidents.
    To get new recruits from the flight schools used to it, there were DIY conversions at the squadrons.
    Here is a picture of a converted "Emil" of JG 101. The nickname was "Idiot trestle". (Idiotenbock)
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  19. Riter

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    Training skids like training wheels on a bicycle. LOL. Thanks.
     
  20. Kai-Petri

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    It was quite a surprise that Australia wanted to take part in the Eurovision song contest.
     

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