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    • Sonny
      Business one-liners 21 & 22
      By Sonny · Posted
      Business one-liners 21 & 22: Democracy is that form of government where everybody gets what the majority deserves. Diplomacy is the ability to tell someone to "get lost" in such a way that they look forward to the trip. Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggy" until you find a large enough rock. Do not believe in miracles, rely on them. Do someone a favor and it becomes your job. Do whatever your enemies do not want you to do. Doing a good job around here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit; you get a warm feeling, but nobody notices. Don't be irreplaceable; if you cannot be replaced, you cannot be promoted. Don't be so open minded that your brain falls out. Business one-liners 22: Don't bite the hand that has your paycheck in it. Don't blame me; nobody asked my opinion. Don't do today that which can be put off till tomorrow. Don't force it, get a bigger hammer. Don't get lost in the shuffle, shuffle along with the lost. Don't lend people money...it gives them amnesia. Don't let your mouth write no check that your tail can't cash. - Bo Diddley Don't look back, something may be gaining on you. Don't make your doctor your heir. Don't mess with Mrs. Murphy! Don't permit yourself to get between a dog and a lamppost.
    • jbob
      C-130 News: Marine Corps KC-130Ts grounded until further notice
      By jbob · Posted
      It is my understanding that the Navy T models have also been grounded.   Total somewhere around 23 Hercs.    Trying to find that article that mentioned that.
    • Sonny
      Another Blonde Joke
      By Sonny · Posted
      One day a Blonde was going down the road in her car when she sees a car accident. She comes to a stop 2 miles down the road because she hit the gas instead of the brakes.
      The Blonde then proceeds to pull out 2 naked cardboard men that she put long coats on. She then sets them up along side the road.
      After an hour passes and traffic backs up 12 miles, a cop comes by. The cop pulls over onto the side of the road. He steps out and asks the woman what those cardboard things are for. She says, "Oh nothing sir, these are just my emergency flashers."
    • quietleader
      54H60 Blade Inspection
      By quietleader · Posted
      If it takes approximately four hours to inspect a 54H60 propeller blade using conventional (manual) methods, and an automated inspection system reduces inspection time to only 30 minutes or less, why don't propeller MRO shops take advantage of those man-hour savings? Here is an example of automatic 54H60 (laser) inspection: https://vimeo.com/185271141
    • Sonny
      Business one-liners 19 & 20
      By Sonny · Posted
      Business one-liners 19 & 20:   Common sense is not so common.   Common sense is the most evenly distributed quantity in the world. Everyone thinks he has enough. - Descartes, 1637   Communication with the dead is only a little more difficult than communication with (Insert Your Favorite Group - Engineering/Financial...)   Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.   Complex problems have simple, easy to understand, wrong answers.   Confession is good for the soul, but bad for the career.   Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation.   Confusion creates jobs.   Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels good.   Conscious is being aware of something; conscience is wishing you weren't.   Business one-liners 20:   Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.   Cop-out number 1. You should have seen it when I got it.   Create a need and fill it.   Creativity is great, but plagiarism is faster.   Creativity is no substitute for knowing what you're doing.   Creditors have better memories than debtors.   Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it.   Dare to be average.   Defeat is worse than death because you have to live with defeat.   Definition of an elephant: A mouse built to government specifications.
    • Sonny
      Three Buddies
      By Sonny · Posted
      Three buddies die in a car crash, and they go to heaven to an orientation.

      They are all asked, "When you are in your casket and friends and family are mourning upon you, what would you like to hear them say about you? The first guy says, "I would like to hear them say that I was a great doctor of my time, and a great family man."

      The second guy says, "I would like to hear that I was a wonderful husband and school teacher which made a huge difference in our children of tomorrow."

      The last guy replies, "I would like to hear them say, "Look! He's moving!"
    • Sonny
      Business one-liners 17 & 18
      By Sonny · Posted
      Business one-liners 17 & 18: Beware the fury of a patient man. - John Dryden Beware the man of one book. - St. Thomas Aquinas Beware the wrath of a patient person. Blessed are those who go around in circles, for they shall be known as wheels. Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed. Blessed is he who has reached the point of no return and knows it for he shall enjoy living. Boldly going forward because we cannot find reverse. Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it. Build something foolproof and every fool will use it. Bureaucracy: a method for transforming energy into solid waste. Business one-liners 18: By the time you can make ends meet, they've moved the ends. By the time you have the right answers, no one is asking you questions. By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to work twelve hours a day. - Robert Frost Cant produces countercant. Capitalism is based on the assumption that you can win. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. Chipped dishes never break. Clearly stated instructions will consistently produce multiple interpretations. Cocaine is nature's way of telling you you have too much money. Commit suicide. A hundred thousand lemmings cannot be wrong.
    • EFLTatCCK
      By EFLTatCCK · Posted
      C-130A 54-1640 was a "Snub-Nose" that was later at Willow Grove ARF,PA in 1975. I flew that a few times as an Flt Engineer. It flew great during a Europe run we made from the US.   EFLTatCCK
    • Sonny
      The guide to wife translations
      By Sonny · Posted
      The guide to wife translations: The wife says: You want
      The wife means: You want

      The wife says: We need
      The wife means: I want

      The wife says: It's your decision
      The wife means: The correct decision should be obvious

      The wife says: Do what you want
      The wife means: You'll pay for this later

      The wife says: We need to talk
      The wife means: I need to complain

      The wife says: Sure... go ahead
      The wife means: I don't want you to

      The wife says: I'n not upset
      The wife means: Of course I'm upset you moron

      The wife says: You're ... so manly
      The wife means: You need a shave and sweat a lot

      The wife says: Be romantic, turn out the lights
      The wife means: I have flabby thighs.

      The wife says: This kitchen is so inconvenient
      The wife means: I want a new house.

      The wife says: I want new curtains.
      The wife means: Also carpeting, furniture, and wallpaper!

      The wife says: I need wedding shoes.
      The wife means: The other forty pairs are the wrong shade of white.

      The wife says: Hang the picture there
      The wife means: No, I mean hang it there!

      The wife says: I heard a noise
      The wife means: I noticed you were almost asleep.

      The wife says: Do you love me?
      The wife means: I'm going to ask for something expensive.

      The wife says: How much do you love me?
      The wife means: I did something today you're not going to like.

      The wife says: I'll be ready in a minute.
      The wife means: Kick off your shoes and take an hour nap.

      The wife says: Am I fat?
      The wife means: Tell me I'm beautiful.

      The wife says: You have to learn to communicate.
      The wife means: Just agree with me.

      The wife says: Are you listening to me?
      The wife means: [Too late, your doomed.]

      The wife says: Yes
      The wife means: No

      The wife says: No
      The wife means: No

      The wife says: Maybe
      The wife means: No

      The wife says: I'm sorry
      The wife means: You'll be sorry

      The wife says: Do you like this recipe?
      The wife means: You better get used to it

      The wife says: All we're going to buy is a soap dish
      The wife means: I'm coming back with enough to fill this place.

      The wife says: Was that the baby?
      The wife means: Get out of bed and walk him

      The wife says: I'm not yelling!
      The wife means: Yes I am! I think this is important!

      In answer to the question "What's wrong?"

      The wife says: The same old thing.
      The wife means: Nothing.

      The wife says: Nothing.
      The wife means: Everything.

      The wife says: Nothing, really.
      The wife means: It's just that you're an idiot.

      The wife says: I don't want to talk about it.
      The wife means: I'm still building up steam.
    • Sonny
      Business one-liners 15 & 16
      By Sonny · Posted
      Business one-liners 15 & 16: As the economy gets better, everything else gets worse.   As they say in Beirut, Shiite happens.   Asking dumb questions is easier than correcting dumb mistakes.   Assumption is the mother of all foul-ups.   At any level of traffic, any delay is intolerable.   Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.   Bad news drives good news out of the media.   Bare feet magnetize sharp metal objects so they always point upward from the floor.   Batman is the hero any of us could be, given determination, exercise, and deep psychological trauma. - Chris Jarocha-Ernst   Be content with what you've got, but be sure you've got plenty.   Business one-liners 16:   Beauty is only skin deep, ugly goes clear to the bone.   Before you give a colleague a piece of your mind, be sure you can spare it.   Being a good communicator means people find out what is really wrong with you.   Believing is seeing.   Better latent than never.   Beware of a dark-haired man with a loud tie.   Beware of a tall dark man with a spoon up his nose.   Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil.   Beware of one who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds themself no wiser than before. They are full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. - Sir John A. MacDonald, Canada's first prime minister   Beware of those wearing suspenders with belts.
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