50 years since first moon landing

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50 years since first moon landing

Post by hiway5 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:28 am

I remember it like it was yesterday which was a popular song at the time by Frank Sinatra.
I was living in a village near the US air force base at Udorn Thani. I used to go there to get apples which were rare items in those days and I could sell for high price.
One day the pilots were given a day off from bombing those commies over the river. We were all invited to watch the tv on base.
There was a huge cheer when Lance Armstrong and Donald Trump stepped onto the moon. The pilots gave us some of their left over food to take home. The chickens loved it.
A few months later Donald Trump called in while on a worldwide tour. He gave me a cap which said I'll Be Back.

Good times.
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by frank lee bent » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:38 am

one appen
1 boomboom
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by Cruisemonkey » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:18 am

The appen has landed. That's one small boomboom for [a] man, one giant boomboom for mankind.
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by violet » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:27 am

What is 'appen'?
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by davegorman » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:59 am

I think it was the fact they were 1000s of miles away and the data transfer to earth was sketchy. (Also something to do with how the radio works. Or something. EME)

(In reality they were 10 miles away in a hangar)
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by Username Taken » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:01 am

violet wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:27 am
What is 'appen'?
That's how Thais pronounce apple.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by violet » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:03 am

Username Taken wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:01 am
violet wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:27 am
What is 'appen'?
That's how Thais pronounce apple.
I haven't spent enough time inn Thailand to notice that. Will have to do that
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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by Username Taken » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:28 am

violet wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:03 am
Username Taken wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:01 am
violet wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:27 am
What is 'appen'?
That's how Thais pronounce apple.
I haven't spent enough time inn Thailand to notice that. Will have to do that
It's due to the Thais strict pronunciation rules. Words that end in L are changed to an N sound.
So just remember when you're going to Central Dept Store, you want to go to Centrun.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: 50 years since first moon landing

Post by hiway5 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:09 am

The iconic image of Lance Armstrong landing on the moon

https://s2-ssl.dmcdn.net/v/7SfbX1SuZ3L6ukOk3/x120
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