In America, atheists are still in the closet

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#43221 Nov 16, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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There were many inventors of aircraft , some flew models successfully. But the Wright Brothers had the first working self powered airplane that could carry a man untethered and under it's own control. To establish this they did repeat performances and the machine became better with improvements. That place is history cannot be taken away from them. I don't even know why you would try.
To make this even better understood Christine , the methodology they used , inventing the first propellers and aileron controls
tail and a gas powered engine are still used today.
They were able to hand carve propellers that were 99% efficient
though the tail configuration changed the same ideas are used today in modern fighters such as the Saab Grippen, and other with a forward canard aircraft.
http://wright.nasa.gov/airplane/control.html
INVENTORS Ė yes, notice the word, INVENTORS, are we getting somewhere?

I did not argue with the documented evidence in fact I supplied documented evidence although I did throw in a reference to the undocumented flights of Richard Pearce

The methodology does not matter, they did not invent the aeroplane years (or possibly centuries) after it had been invented.

What they did was refine and existing invention, the historical evidence confirms this. US History denies it, who do I believe, nationalistic fervour or physical evidence?

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Since: Nov 10

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#43222 Nov 16, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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The Wright Bros.
Wrong

Look up the word INVENTED

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43223 Nov 16, 2012
You are ALL WRONG!

The first aircraft was invented last week Thursday, according to the religion of Last Thursdayism, the Universe was only created Last Thursday.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43224 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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I do.
Bloody sensitivity. On Saturday, I ate something spicy and cooled down with icy water. The pain was like having a firecracker go off in my mouth.
My kind of food.

Forget water it accentuates the spice

Milk reduces it

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43225 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
You are ALL WRONG!
The first aircraft was invented last week Thursday, according to the religion of Last Thursdayism, the Universe was only created Last Thursday.
I am never wrong

Well rarely anyway and unlike some people I know what INVENTED means.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43226 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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My kind of food.
Forget water it accentuates the spice
Milk reduces it
Yeah milk works. But the carton was unopened and I was lazy.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43227 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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I am never wrong
Well rarely anyway and unlike some people I know what INVENTED means.
Yes, but the airplane was not invented before Last Thursday.

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#43228 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah milk works. But the carton was unopened and I was lazy.
Bread or saltines work, too.

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Since: Nov 10

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#43229 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Yeah milk works. But the carton was unopened and I was lazy.
You need a wife

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43230 Nov 16, 2012
Aerobatty wrote:
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Bread or saltines work, too.
Didn't know, but they do work when one plans to consume vast amounts of alcohol.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43231 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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You need a wife
Erm...

Will she open my milk cartons for me?

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#43232 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Erm...
Will she open my milk cartons for me?
Itís a possibility

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#43233 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Didn't know, but they do work when one plans to consume vast amounts of alcohol.
I am assured that bread does

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43234 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Itís a possibility
So it's like getting a full time maid that I can bang?

HEh.

Might give it a shot someday

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#43235 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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I am assured that bread does
It does.

Like a spounge

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#43237 Nov 16, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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One hit, wasn't it? The shell hit the Hood's deck and crashed its way into the magazine, wasn't it?
Pretty much, yes.

A car that gets hit by a train may have a few dings from shopping carts in a parking lot...

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#43238 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Definition
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/invented
in∑vent (n-vnt)
~ stomp stomp stomp~

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#43239 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
ďIn June 1848, just months after Henson had emigrated, Stringfellow SUCCESSFULLY flew his model..
Toy.

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#43240 Nov 16, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
What you appear to be saying here is that the 1884
~stomp stomp stomp~

Funny how you insist that soccer was "invented" by the British, though.

“There's a feeling I get...”

Since: Jun 11

...when I look to the West

#43241 Nov 16, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Pretty much, yes.
A car that gets hit by a train may have a few dings from shopping carts in a parking lot...
I remember the documentary. The entire conflict lasted eight minutes or so, if memory serves.

Of course, the hunt (and eventual destruction) of the Bismarck was another great chapter to follow. A pity that a ship that proud and with that cred (come now, the Bismarck sank the Hood; that is like a boxer knocking off a Klitschko) got sunk so soon after making its name.

Apparently, Hitler was working on some megaship twice the size of Bismarck, with 24 inch guns, if the sources are to be believed. Don't think they would have turned the tide, though.

Double Fine out for the weekend!

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