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Sorry to throw water on the party but the Hangar Chat should be aviation related, real world or simulator, that will not fit in other forums.  Topic locked.

 

Hangar Chat

This forum is for the discussion of real world aviation topics and "any other topics not covered in other forums."

Isn't humor "any other topic" ?

 Sue

 

 

 

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You might like this one Sue...

When I lived in Denver back in the days of FS2002 I was in the den flying my Cessna at 1:00AM about an hour out of Meigs when my wife called out of the bedroom, "Hey,Noel, wanna join the Mile High Club?"  Well, I thought to myself, that's what autopilots are for.

Noel

 

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Like minded simmers do share a joke from time to time, but I wouldn't fault Jim so much, he uses discretion the best he can and not always to the agreement of others. Minor issues really compared to other things in the world.

We are having a beautiful sunny day in Wellington and for whatever reason when I came into work my colleague felt like listening to ABBA on Spotify. I don't like ABBA either but I won't let that ruin an amazing day. Here's to you Fernando 😄😁😄  

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Perceived problem is corrected.  Please read the revised description for Hangar Chat.

 

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This doesn't fix a "perceived problem". All it does is change the wording to reflect another point of view. I agree with Sue....how about a forum for a little humor? And Noel.....I can't believe you lived in Denver (The Mile-High City) and never joined the Mile-High Club without the need for an autopilot.....😃..........Doug

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23 minutes ago, 188AHC said:

Perceived problem is corrected.  Please read the revised description for Hanger Chat.

Congrats!!  Now folks like Noel and Devon and countless others will not be able to share their wonderful and timeless finds and perspectives without breaking the forum rules!  So much for the nice "family" feel of this forum.

Greg

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1 hour ago, 188AHC said:

Perceived problem is corrected.  Please read the revised description for Hanger Chat.

So I'm going to assume it's okay to discuss things like wardrobes, closets, clothes, coat hooks and other sartorial accoutrements since it's now got a revised description and is apparently called Hanger Chat as opposed to Hangar Chat. 😉

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Good catch.....time for me to get out all the wire hangers from the cleaners and put them on display,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Well  you got me.  Rather auto correct did. 😁 Incidentally,  the description is not an opinion.  It reflects what the forum is for. 

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14 minutes ago, shivers9 said:

I am at a loss for words.

Then you've come to the right forum.

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Just now, fs4fun said:

Then you've come to the right forum.

That is humor, and it's strictly verboten.  Heh.

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Any real-life pilot who has sat around in a real-life hangar on folding chairs with other pilots waiting for the weather to clear knows the conversations range from women to flying to good restaurants to dirty jokes to women to airplanes to where I went on vacation to good books to favorite recipes to women to my scariest flight to the best way to grill a steak to guess what my wife did to do you know any good plumbers to women to who's the best pilot to what kind of car should I buy to good movies to how to fix my computer to showing pictures of his grandchildren to golf to women to politics to that guy we all know in the tower to women to the best closet hangers...I could go on.  The topics were endless.

Noel

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I agree some banter should be allowed, Tom was the best at the banter on here and the reason why many of us transitioned to AVSIM from other forums. Even Tom used to say 'Good Grief' from time to time when warranted.

We are a good bunch and really not doing anything different then what has been said or posted for decades now, I don't see any reason for a policy change.

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17 minutes ago, birdguy said:

Any real-life pilot who has sat around in a real-life hangar on folding chairs with other pilots waiting for the weather to clear knows the conversations range from women to flying to good restaurants to dirty jokes to women to airplanes to where I went on vacation to good books to favorite recipes to women to my scariest flight to the best way to grill a steak to guess what my wife did to do you know any good plumbers to women to who's the best pilot to what kind of car should I buy to good movies to how to fix my computer to showing pictures of his grandchildren to golf to women to politics to that guy we all know in the tower to women to the best closet hangers...I could go on.  The topics were endless.

Noel

Yup, that occurred to me too. Most people at my place of work - i.e. the ramp at EGCC, so that literally includes some hangars, where we chat - are no different from anyone else in that they talk about anything and everything. Sure, when we've got to be professional and deal with stuff, we absolutely are like that, but when we're up near the hangars on the Fairey Apron (where you can have a smoking break, we're all chatting about sport, whose got the nicest car, relationships, which airline has the best-looking cabin crew, what films are worth checking out and so on, and that is what Hangar Chat on Avsim should emulate.

In fact, I've had more than one airline pilot chat with me about football and such whilst I was on the headset in contact with them when waiting for clearance to push their plane out. Not too surprising really considering Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool etc are all within about 20 miles of the airport, as indeed are lots of other footy clubs. Manchester City's stadium is even named 'the Etihad Stadium', it being sponsored by the United Arab Emirates-based Etihad Airways.

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44 minutes ago, Mace said:

That is humor, and it's strictly verboten.  Heh.

Not true at all. I only fly Prepar3d and so  Fun or Entertainment have been verboten for years. It's in the EULA. I think humor would be counted as fun.

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My only bit of aviation humor is what happened in Jackson Hole in 99.  I was still on our United 737 waiting to deplane, having used the facilities, I came out and while walking up the aisle I was slammed into the seats by a crash of some kind, did not know what happened.  I got up and looked out the other side of the aircraft and saw a baggage shuttle penetrating the fuse on the starboard side of the aircraft.  I left the aircraft and while waiting for my partner to come in on a flight from Salt Lake City, I listened to the angry passengers who wanted to, but could not fly back to Denver on the damaged plane.  I told the gate agents I was on the aircraft when it was hit, and tried to console them, being a hotelier I understood their anguish.  My partner arrived and we went to our client for a week.

When it was time to go home I decided I would play a joke on the gate agents, I came up to the counter rubbing my neck, complaining of whiplash from the accident.  They first scowled at me, then they got the joke and we laughed and laughed.  There was no record of the accident in the NTSB logs, I looked and looked for years after, but found nothing, it happened in 1999.  I was angry since I was a passenger on board and it hurt when I fell into the row of seats when the baggage truck hit us.  The aircraft was ferried back to Denver by the pilots on Oxygen, due to the compromised fuse.

John

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Agree, of its not fun, that what’s the point. 🙂

Hopefully Jim can drop in and add some comment on this. Hopefully to add to the fun of this thread. 

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To joke, or not to joke; that is the question. :biggrin:

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I still say Tom would have said "GOOD GRIEF"

As he had before....

Good thing his picture is still looking out over all of this, the good will prevail as always 😎

 

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Perceived problem is corrected.  Please read the revised description for Hangar Chat.

The beef on this is the policy change, wasn't necessary.....GOOD GRIEF

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Agreed, Tom had a good sense of humor. He is missed.

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So, we are not supposed to be friends that can talk about anything else besides aviation?

So to ask any questions like:

"Hey Matthew, how ya doin way down there in NZ? Miss the winters here in Canada?"...

are now deemed to be out of order here in Hangar Chat? 

Well OK then, in case I'm wrong, just to be on the safe side:

 

Matthew:

Airplanes, do you still like them? 

:smile: Just trying to lighten things up a bit (as airplanes and hot-air balloons tend to do).

Kind regards,

Spirit Flyer

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9 hours ago, stans said:

To joke, or not to joke; that is the question. :biggrin:

As it stands now, only if it has wings and can fly.  I has been thoroughly discussed and hashed about and will be brought before the Board of Directors shortly for final consideration.

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45 minutes ago, SpiritFlyer said:

 

Matthew:

Airplanes, do you still like them? 

 

Sure do Stephen, and yes I miss Canada too. I've been doing a lot of WestJet flights on the sim lately to revisit the old stomping grounds 😎

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2 hours ago, charliearon said:

As it stands now, only if it has wings and can fly.  I has been thoroughly discussed and hashed about and will be brought before the Board of Directors shortly for final consideration.

I guess balloon flatulence is out too?  BTW The Albuquerque Balloon Festival is about to begin.

Noel

 

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