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Dr. Kenneth Noisewater wrote:Football!

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Post by leelee » Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:33 pm

i never roll my clothes either. i just pack regularly and then sit on it in order to zip the rolly bag up.

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Post by flatfoot » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:09 pm

I only roll my clothes when I'm trekking. I hadn't heard of those cubes. How do you know where's what?

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Post by avalon_ » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:25 pm

You can see through the mesh. One of my cubes is mesh on one side and clear soft plastic on the other, so it's easy to see. The dual zipper feature makes it easy to access and see everything.

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Post by section8 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:26 pm

I usually use old plastic grocery bags.
This is the only musical: the mouth. And hopefully the brain attached to the mouth. Right? The brain, more important than the mouth, is the brain. The brain is much more important.

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Post by northern_goddess » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:28 pm

section8 wrote:I usually use old plastic grocery bags.

You are killing the planet.
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Plastic bags are banned in Bhutan.

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Post by section8 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:33 pm

You are killing the planet.


No, I'm recycling.

Plastic bags are banned in Bhutan.


Are they treated like the ethnic minorities?
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Post by avalon_ » Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:34 pm

I wouldn't know.

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Post by Agent009 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:00 pm

section8 wrote:
You are killing the planet.


No, I'm recycling.

Actually, you are killing the planet.....
Recycling is a mind fuck scam that makes you feel good about wasting..... But thats another thread.
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Post by section8 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:14 pm

Recycling is a mind fuck scam that makes you feel good about wasting..... But thats another thread.


Same with cars.
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Post by RandomThoughts » Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:23 pm

Avalon - I'm pretty sure I'll be bringing the one I suggested here...but I haven't gotten my mind wrapped around what I need to bring yet, so it could change.
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Post by flatfoot » Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:35 pm

Hey RT, post a trip report on Seville before April 3rd, will ya?

Where else are you going/daytripping?

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Post by RandomThoughts » Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:57 pm

I'm not coming home until 4/6 - you wouldn't want to encourage me to post on here when I'm actually still on vacation would you???? You know what happens to people who do that??? They are severely mocked. I won't have it! I couldn't bear the shame. sniff sniff

I actually travel more than you all know -I just don't tend to mention it here usually. (I also confess that I have been known to peek in here while traveling, but usually don't post.) However - if you give me an idea of what you want to know about Seville, I'll gladly send you a secret report.
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Post by Harry Chorpita » Sun Mar 08, 2009 2:04 am

section8 wrote:
You are killing the planet.....


No, I'm recycling.


No you are reusing-recycling is what uses so much energy.

Packing cubes=ghey.

Not as ghey as Spacebags but definitely suspect.

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Post by soda 3.0 » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:16 am

candy is dandy but... wrote:'Fair odds' are not the same as 'even odds'.
It's amusing that pricks like Ian and Wilster will dig themselves in without taking the trouble to check their claims.

"Fair odds equalize opportunities of a bookmaker to have a profit, and a bettor to win. In decimal notation, they are equal to the inverse value of probability. Synonyms are true odds, refined odds."


It's staggering. To be honest, I don't think Ian read or gave any thought to what I'd posted - just attacked it because I'd posted it, as per usual. And then we get the usual miles of bluff and bluster about how clever he is as soon as it's obvious he's got the wrong end of the stick, again.

On the one hand it's quite funny, but on the other hand knowing Ianus can never, ever, ever admit that he is wrong even when it's obvious to the entire board that is, is also crushingly boring.

Reading Ian's attack posts is like watching a fly attacking a light bulb.
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Post by patrik » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:29 am

Reading Ian's attack posts is like watching a fly attacking a light bulb.


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Post by Angelina_Jolie » Sun Mar 08, 2009 8:58 am

patrik wrote:
Reading Ian's attack posts is like watching a fly attacking a light bulb.


Excellent.


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Post by Ian_in_DC » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:32 pm

The three stooges just agreed with each other, so now my point was vindicated. "Both the bettor and bookie have the same chance of winning" is anything less/more than 50:50 odds. HAHAHAHAHA. I'm still cracking up about that. And this ensemble of idiots only made it funnier. I definitely want to play cards against all these 3 stooges.
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Post by candy is dandy but... » Sun Mar 08, 2009 6:47 pm

The three stooges are laughing with you.
Hahahahahaha.
Ha.
That's the laughing of the three stooges.
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Post by thoughtpolice » Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:04 pm

candy is dandy but... wrote:The three stooges are laughing with you.
Hahahahahaha.
Ha.
That's the laughing of the three stooges.

Incorrect.
The laughing of the Three Stooges is "nyuk, nyuk, nyuk"

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Post by judik » Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:09 pm

I have nothing to add to this Op save the observation that I find Candy's sig line enormously distracting
It makes what he has to say hard to find since it appears buried in the minutia
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Post by Ian_in_DC » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:16 am

Nah, Candy's getting deaf in his old age....that's the sound of one man (me) laughing at the Three Stooges after they've slapped and poked each other silly. We're still waiting with bated breath for Soda to explain how this can be met by any other condition than 50:50 odds.

it means fair. i.e. it means that the better [sic]has as much chance of winning as the bookmaker.


[Hint: It's a trick question....there is no other answer than 50:50 odds. Soda, as usual, flunks elementary mathematics.]
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Post by janieblack » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:42 am

Who else wishes that the streets that Ian, soda and candy are currently standing in would suddenly be swamped in fetid sewerage? Regardless of the odds?
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Post by Dr. Kenneth Noisewater » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:47 am

Zing~!

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Post by Ian_in_DC » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:53 am

janieblack wrote:Who else wishes that the streets that Ian, soda and candy are currently standing in would suddenly be swamped in fetid sewerage? Regardless of the odds?

BAH-zing! That's Janie Black...JANIE BLACK. Her 9:30 show has all new material than her 7:00p show. Thank you and goodnight Cleveland!
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Post by judik » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:12 am

Amen sister!
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Post by soda 3.0 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:20 am

Ian_in_DC wrote:The three stooges just agreed with each other, so now my point was vindicated. "Both the bettor and bookie have the same chance of winning" is anything less/more than 50:50 odds. HAHAHAHAHA. I'm still cracking up about that. And this ensemble of idiots only made it funnier. I definitely want to play cards against all these 3 stooges.


This isn't about cards, genius, it's about SPORTS BETTING. And a basketball game between the US and Malta is not a 50/50 game.

But put it this way Ian. Do you have google?

If so, go and search for 'fair odds + definition' and then come and report back, ok? Post the definition you find.

I never understand why you get yourself into these situations where you know you are wrong, I know you are wrong, and anyone with google knows you are wrong. But you will never, ever admit that you are wrong, of course.
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Post by Lime_Pickle » Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:53 am

I've alweays rolled stuff - things are more identifiable that way, less creased and you can get more in, but I only use 'packing cubes' for my underwear.
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Post by Ian_in_DC » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:19 pm

soda 3.0 wrote:This isn't about cards, genius, it's about SPORTS BETTING. And a basketball game between the US and Malta is not a 50/50 game.

No, the odds would most certainly not be 50:50, my little special olympiad. So how could you even conclude that, using your definition of "fair chance," that betting on Malta would "mean that the better [sic] has as much chance of winning as the bookmaker"? You can bow out gracefully at any time, sport. Nah, you'll keep on hammering nails in your own online coffin, as you usually do.
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Post by soda 3.0 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:27 pm

It's a junk yard dog. With 2 legs, and one of those ends at the knee.

As before, Ian - do the google search, post the definition you find.
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Post by NorthernLight » Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:58 pm

A hijack about the linguistics of betting inside a thread about luggage. That'll confuse those googling for betting info.

Any of you ever use the Sky Train or the Air Boss from http://www.redoxx.com/?
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Post by northern_goddess » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:08 pm

Oooooo, the SkyTrain comes in 12 colours... like Amethyst and Bordeaux.
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Post by NorthernLight » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:14 pm

Very pretty colours, indeed. I was all set to order an Air Boss last year and then noticed the Sky Train and that threw me right off. And now that the Canuckistan dollar is back to near peso status, the timing sucks. I should have bought one of each back when...

I need to find a friend that lives just over the border and have it shipped there to avoid duty.
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Post by avalon_ » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:42 pm

Some of those bags look really nice. None of them have wheels though.

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Post by section8 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:53 pm

What do you guys do to make your bags more recognizable when on the luggage carousel?

I put duct tape on mine. It's highly visible and looks ghetto so it is never mistaken.
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Post by NorthernLight » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:55 pm

avalon_ wrote:Some of those bags look really nice. None of them have wheels though.


Keeps the weight down though. I've been thinking about abandoning my wheels.
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Post by justinian » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:01 pm

What do you guys do to make your bags more recognizable when on the luggage carousel?


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section8 wrote:What do you guys do to make your bags more recognizable when on the luggage carousel?

I put duct tape on mine. It's highly visible and looks ghetto so it is never mistaken.


My check in luggage is mostly bright colours and I've never seen anything like it come off any carousel, anywhere. I also put duct tape on the corners, and occasionally in other places -- as you say, to make it look ghetto.
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Post by Espina » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:06 pm

...I suppose this would be the time to mention that my main carry-on luggage is a $5.00 walmart special. I've had it for about six years now.
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Post by pezworld » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:14 pm

NorthernLight wrote:
avalon_ wrote:Some of those bags look really nice. None of them have wheels though.


Keeps the weight down though. I've been thinking about abandoning my wheels.

If that's the case you might as well get a real backpack with hip strap. That one doesn't have one. Ouch on the shoulders.
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Post by avalon_ » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:16 pm

justinian wrote:
What do you guys do to make your bags more recognizable when on the luggage carousel?


Here's my secret: a red ribbon.


Hahaha! You and every other donkey at the airport. (p.s. I know you're joking).

I decided to try to stand out by putting this multi-colored ribbon with a unique pattern and a green ribbon on mine. Someone with a very similar suitcase had the exact same two ribbons. Isn't that weird?

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Post by avalon_ » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:17 pm

pezworld wrote:
NorthernLight wrote:
avalon_ wrote:Some of those bags look really nice. None of them have wheels though.


Keeps the weight down though. I've been thinking about abandoning my wheels.

If that's the case you might as well get a real backpack with hip strap. That one doesn't have one. Ouch on the shoulders.

I liked some of their duffles.

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Post by Harry Chorpita » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:18 pm

NorthernLight wrote:I need to find a friend that lives just over the border and have it shipped there to avoid duty.

There is no Duty on imported goods made in countries of Most Favoured Nation Trading Status-which is most countries these days.

One pays PST & GST and of course delivery but there's been no duty for 10+ years now.

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Post by NorthernLight » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:36 pm

Harry Chorpita wrote:
NorthernLight wrote:I need to find a friend that lives just over the border and have it shipped there to avoid duty.

There is no Duty on imported goods made in countries of Most Favoured Nation Trading Status-which is most countries these days.

One pays PST & GST and of course delivery but there's been no duty for 10+ years now.

PST/GST/Duty ... all the same inconvenience... Yeah, I know, I should be proud to contribute to society.

If that's the case you might as well get a real backpack with hip strap. That one doesn't have one. Ouch on the shoulders.
I haven't found a decent backpack that can also pass muster in 5 star hotels and that fits inside the plane in a long time. I also likes that it has the shoulder strap option ... and according to the reviews, the bag isn't too hard on shoulders - supposed to have a superb grip on the strap.
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Post by leelee » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:37 pm

the last time i traveled anywhere, i tied a big ol scarf and put duct tape on my black wheelie bag, too.

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Post by northern_goddess » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:49 pm

I have a Canadian Flag ID tag on my bag... I'm sure you all guessed that anyway.
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Post by RandomThoughts » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:05 pm

I have a lime green handle wrap thingy that I use to help identify my bag - I have mostly red luggage..so the green stands out nicely. I used to coordinate my TSA approved lock with the handle wrap - I had a nice lime green lock... but last month a strange thing happened... I left home with a lime green lock on my bag and arrived in Mexico with a brass lock on my bag. Fortunately my key for the green lock fit my new lock, but I'd really be interested to find out how the locks got switched. The inside of my bag did not appear disturbed in any way.
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Post by Ian_in_DC » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:09 pm

My rollerboard is olive green....plus, my luggage tag has my company's corporate logo in big font on it.
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