In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#43253 Nov 18, 2012
Buck Crick wrote:
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OK. But male maids are not that common.
Still using that bloated tick avatar, I see.

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Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43255 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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~ stomp stomp stomp~
Problems with your dentures again?

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Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43256 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Toy.
Who cares if it was a toy? Is was a toy AEROPLANE

Take you dentures out and look up the definition of the word INVENTED

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#43257 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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~stomp stomp stomp~
Funny how you insist that soccer was "invented" by the British, though.
Is that all you have – LIES?

OK, benefit of the doubt, show me where I say the British invented “football”(Honey I am British and I would not used the Americanism, your use if the term to make a claim of what I said only highlights you pathetic lies)

Do you really enjoy loosing so much?

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43258 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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PEARSE.
And of course - putting aside that the undocumented the 1903 "flights" were dismissed by Richard Pearse himself.
That is to say you were proved wrong yet again.
Whether or not Pearce was actually ever airborne (and these flights were "discovered" after he died), his contraption never produced controlled flight.
Do the human cannonballs actually fly?
How have I been proved wrong? The Pearse link was incidental and just put there to wind you up, which it had succeeded in doing admirably. As to whether it happened or not, there were witnesses but no official evidence.

There are however several documented evidences of aeroplane flights taking place more than half a century before the Wright brothers. And many documented cases of manned controlled but unpowered flight dating back to the 9th century.

Here are just a few

John Stringfellow, 1848, powered, unmanned

George Cayley, 1853, unpowered, manned

Samuel Pierpont Langley, 1896, powered, unmanned

Carl Rickard Nyberg, 1897, powered, manned

Just because a person sits on a chair does not mean they invented the chair

Look up the definition of the word INVENTED if you are in doubt

Your stupidity is outstanding and deserving of a Darwin award, why are you attempting to five a cannonball wings?

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#43259 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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As I noted and as every man here who has ever been married knows exactly how that goes.
'Pearse himself never made such claims, and in an interview he gave to the Timaru Post in 1909 only claimed he did not "attempt anything practical...until 1904".'
Misogynist moron and cherry picker

You discredit yourself even more – How is this possible?

Whether Pearse claimed or not is irrelevant, there were witnesses. Live with it

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#43260 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Like close to 130 million other Americans, I got to vote for who would be president of the United States, no matter how hard you stomp your feet.
Electoral College ring any bells?

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and still got most of it left

#43261 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Model airplanes are toys, not airplanes.
Still waiting for your post proving there is any historical evidence.
Do note you told us that Richard Pearse beat the Wright Brothers and I refuted that with a statement by Pearse himself.
May I suggest you buy a model aeroplane and look at the wording on the packet, Oh no need, you started you own post with the very words “Model AIRPLANES”

He, he, he, you are stupid!

Look up definition of the word INVENTED

You are so predictable, you get the evidence and you say (predictably) that you are waiting, we have come to understand that it is you way of loosing not so gracefully.

You have had that post, and you have even cherry picked it, your repeated ranting about Pearce originate as a result of that posts. Why have you ignored ALL the other links? Because it the barfy butt face way

And I refuted your statement by witness accounts

But still all you can say about

John Stringfellow, 1848, powered, unmanned

George Cayley, 1853, unpowered, manned

Samuel Pierpont Langley, 1896, powered, unmanned

Carl Rickard Nyberg, 1897, powered, manned

And your own statement “Model AIRPLANES” l

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#43262 Nov 19, 2012
Blah blah blah

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#43263 Nov 19, 2012
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Hey don't just take it from me it is the consensus of all inventors because they have a fully operational and functioning airplane first.
"The inventors of the first airplane were Orville and Wilbur Wright. On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers made the first successful experiment in which a machine (aka airplane) carrying a man rose by its own power, flew naturally and at even speed, and descended without damage."
http://inventors.about.com/od/fstartinvention...
In the two years afterward, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright_brothers
Many people worked on various kinds of gliders and other planes over the years, so no one person invented the airplane. The Wright Brothers of Dayton, Ohio, are generally recognized as making the first powered aircraft flight (but see below).
On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers launched the first successful air flight at Kitty Hawk, NC, flying over the location four times. Orville flew the first flight, Wilbur having encountered difficulties in his own attempt on December 14.
On May 22, 1906, the brothers received a patent for their design of the
"first airplane",
or "Flying Machine." The flight and plane changed the ideas of transportation around the world, even though their prototype only flew for a few seconds. Worldwide, inventors began building many different types of powered aircraft.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_invented_the_ai...
They also did something all the other first inventors could not
do , made more than one flight in the same day, improved it
and made many more flight with the same machine.
Improved it with two more models and in 6 years did another first.
Produced the worlds first military plane.
http://airandspace.si.edu/events/eventDetail....
Again I ask you to look up the definition of the word INVENTED.

US media hype, what some bod wrote on about and the US need for ego manipulation is irrelevant to history of aircraft development. I am not arguing that the Wright brothers did not invent particular aspects that made the aeroplane more stable (although this is debatable – see * below) nor am I arguing that they were not the first to succeed in documented manned, powered and controlled flight. I am arguing that they did not INVENT the aeroplane, that’s all, nothing more, nothing less and I have given links to evidence that backs up my contention.

Your own link to wikipedia explains it very succinctly
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright_brothers
“Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.”

Thanks for posting that.

The Wright Brothers invented part not the whole. Their patent was for their method of flight control (not invention of the aircraft) and their licence fee greed and determination to poo poo anyone else from developing such methods suppressed development of the U.S. aviation industry for years until the US government had to step in to resolve the contention.

Whether you accept that the basic aeroplane design was invented and being flown with varying degrees of success for up to 60 years prior to the Wright brothers taking that first documented manned, powered and controlled flight is up to your nationalistic need for firsts.

* Matthew Piers Watt Boulton’s patent for similar avionics superseded the Wright brother’s patent by 38 years

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#43264 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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best of luck with dat...
you don't think she is going say she was wrong, now, are ya?
No need, not when I am correct, look up the meaning of the word INVENTED

While you are at it look up the Wright Brothers patent (thanks Aura, for pointing that out)

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#43265 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Who cares if it was a toy? Is was a toy AEROPLANE
Sun rises in the east, Wright Brothers invented the airplane.

Skanque.

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#43266 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Is that all you have – LIES?
OK, benefit of the doubt, show me where I say the British invented “football”
No need for you to insist they did, then.

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#43267 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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May I suggest you buy a model aeroplanel
Sun rises in the east.

Wright Brothers invented the airplane.

The UK is a monarchy.

The Americans captured the U505.

You never voted for the position of prime minister.

Things in a fictional movie are fictional.

Anything else, Chubby?

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#43268 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Again I ask you to look up the definition of the word INVENTED.
Sun rises in the east.

Look up the word MONARCHY, Chubby.

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#43269 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Problems with your dentures again?
I can only imagine you think that is clever... Chubby...

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#43270 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Sun rises in the east, Wright Brothers invented the airplane.
Skanque.
Look up the definition of the name Aeroplane

Their patent says noting about inventing the aeroplane.

The aeroplane existed prior to the Wright brothers

Methinks you syphilis is effecting your thinking

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#43271 Nov 19, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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No need for you to insist they did, then.
Rather like your LIRS that I made claims about the U505 that you have NEVER been able to prove this latest round of lies is just as pathetic, I have never insisted they did and it seems that you are unable to provide evidence for you lies.

If all you have is lies then you are beaten, live with it.

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#43272 Nov 19, 2012
Opps LIRS - LIES

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#43273 Nov 19, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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Look up the definition of the name Aeroplane.
~stomp stomp stomp~

Sun = east.
Wright Brothers = airplane.
UK = monarchy.
You = fat.

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