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  1. Thread: Gameplay

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    IMHO, the "defining end" of any proper sim is to...

    IMHO, the "defining end" of any proper sim is to make the simmer better at what that simmer is simulating. To that goal, the purpose of a good flight "sim" is to make us better pilots. ;)

    Though...
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    Good point, that's why I don't! But I have to...

    Good point, that's why I don't! But I have to wonder why so many others do? Lemming attitude?;)
  3. Thread: Let it snow!!

    by Rupert
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    That clip looks really good. But then I've seen...

    That clip looks really good. But then I've seen some really good looking clips using the old FSX that I and everyone else couldn't actually experience while simming, unless maybe I/they were getting...
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    Ok I see what you're saying about "the Insider"...

    Ok I see what you're saying about "the Insider" program. My next question is what do they want to know about me and who will they share it with?

    I know I'm old! But I know way too many people...
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    +1!! That's much more RW than just having random...

    +1!! That's much more RW than just having random equipment failures, which thankfully are really hugely low!! That process would also allow simmers to learn to THINK and REACT, rather than just...
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    Based upon my requests for "Insider Information"...

    Based upon my requests for "Insider Information" which continue to link me with XBOX and other pay to play games, I'm not at all sure of anything they say!!
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    Yes, that's exactly the site I'm talking about! ...

    Yes, that's exactly the site I'm talking about! I just went there again and they once again wanted me to join X-Box. I will restate again as I said before "Well, it's 6 January and I haven't seen...
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    Well, it's 6 January and I haven't seen any...

    Well, it's 6 January and I haven't seen any indication of a release.

    BTW: When I try to get "Insider Information" from Microsoft, who I've been registered with for years, they ask me to join...
  9. Perhaps you should look up the profile on Iuss....

    Perhaps you should look up the profile on Iuss. ;) He, like many of us either, is or was a RW active pilot with lots of hours.

    And yes, as a disabled RW pilot, I now fly sims exclusively. But...
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    +1! Having said that, you can also go online...

    +1!

    Having said that, you can also go online to Saitek and download software. Personally I haven't needed it, but I do know it is out there for free. So yo've nothing to lose by trying it but...
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    +1!! On more than one occasion I've clicked...

    +1!! On more than one occasion I've clicked "Send" only to discover the content was fine but the Thread Title, which I couldn't edit, was wrong!!:mad::mad::o

    Michael
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    +1! That BOAC is really a great shot. But...

    +1!

    That BOAC is really a great shot. But then again, so are the rest!

    Thanks for your post and your update Khalid! Hope things get less frantic for you next year! "Life" has grounded me a...
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    Nice Shots Jan! Who was flying? I see water...

    Nice Shots Jan!

    Who was flying? I see water all around in that 2nd shot and no sign of a death spiral from the plane!!?? Did you hire help to cross the water?;)

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!!...
  14. Thread: Just one

    by Rupert
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    Great as usual Adam!! I don't know why but...

    Great as usual Adam!! I don't know why but whenever I look at your shots my credit card always tries to run and hide!! If I catch it, then it sometimes gets fairly melted trying to buy what you...
  15. I agree Bob, I've down a lot of stunts simming...

    I agree Bob,

    I've down a lot of stunts simming which I wouldn't have walked away from while RW flying!! And yes like many when simming, I almost always use real world weather wherever I'm flying....
  16. I suggest you check out Crater Lake. It's...

    I suggest you check out Crater Lake. It's wonderful and just out there away from everything. I took a night sim flight there and posted in on this site a few months ago.

    I was also there RW last...
  17. Thread: Alderney, UK

    by Rupert
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    OK Adam, WOW!! That's all I can say! Michael

    OK Adam, WOW!! That's all I can say!

    Michael
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    He must have been over land or an airport!!;)

    He must have been over land or an airport!!;)
  19. Looks Great David! I think you did better in the...

    Looks Great David! I think you did better in the rain than I did on a clear day.:o

    Sadly I haven't seen any further adventures. I guess they'll only come out on a very sporadic basis.:(

    But I...
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    Yes, at 1,875' KPFC is a pretty small runway. ...

    Yes, at 1,875' KPFC is a pretty small runway. But remember The Chick is flying a 172 and had a North wind blowing. That and the fact the runway is right out against the ocean with very few tall...
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    Hey John, That's got to be as pretty a series...

    Hey John,

    That's got to be as pretty a series as I'm seen in some time!! Yes the sun and the paint work perfectly!!;)

    Thanks! Michael
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    Another Thought: The long promised New Microsoft...

    Another Thought: The long promised New Microsoft Flight Simulator,

    If you believe Microsoft will ever come out with a new replacement for FSX, you might want to consider using a AMD chip for your...
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    Two things !. The fastest speed per core CPU...

    Two things
    !. The fastest speed per core CPU you can afford. FSX doesn't use lots of CPU cores, it lives and dies by core speed. I'm running at 5.2 right now and sometimes that doesn't seem fast...
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    Yes, I agree some ideas are better than others. ...

    Yes, I agree some ideas are better than others.

    A couple of years Jan, AKA Peer01, disappeared for awhile and we went searching for him over many waterways of Western Europe. That expedition...
  25. Thread: PC Requirements

    by Rupert
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    +1!! I think there are many, many people in that...

    +1!! I think there are many, many people in that same boat until we get more information!!:o
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