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Posted By Sam Ting Wong

My prediction is driverless aircraft on the...

My prediction is driverless aircraft on the market within 10 years time. First electric velocopter, then some sort of cargo drone and eventually autonomous passenger planes. Maybe with some poor...
Replies: 113
Views: 20,387
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

For what it's worth, I personally deeply regret...

For what it's worth, I personally deeply regret my career choice.

If your son has any creative spirit in him, any ambition, any curiosity, I would not recommend it. I find the job boring, tiring,...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2022, 10:16
Replies: 12,774
Views: 1,844,923
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I was wondering if any Brexit voter could offer a...

I was wondering if any Brexit voter could offer a real and substantial benefit of exiting the EU.

I just don't get it.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2022, 20:39
Replies: 29
Views: 3,514
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Are we able to change?

How do you win an argument on social media?
Nobody knows, it has never been done.

Yes, a stupid joke, but is there some truth to it? I don't see a lot of flexibility, all the arguments I had in...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2022, 06:54
Replies: 47
Views: 9,852
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

As a counter argument I would point out that...

As a counter argument I would point out that crime has declined across the board, including crime that obviously always gets reported (murder rates etc).
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2022, 19:45
Replies: 47
Views: 9,852
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Under exposed, I fully respect your observations...

Under exposed, I fully respect your observations and I cannot know the developments and social shifts in your area. My personal and completely anecdotal observations are different. I am stunned by...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th May 2022, 13:34
Replies: 47
Views: 9,852
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Generalization is dangerous. Extrapolating from a...

Generalization is dangerous. Extrapolating from a small sample encountered in an anecdotal episode can't tell you anything about "people".

The most common mistake in that regard, as old as...
30th Apr 2022, 08:29
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Piet, cool down, I come in peace. We are all in...

Piet, cool down, I come in peace. We are all in the same boat.

QR is ( unfortunately) no better alternative to CX.
...
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2022, 08:26
Replies: 8
Views: 3,790
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Thanks. Unfortunately what I expected.

Thanks. Unfortunately what I expected.
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2022, 05:33
Replies: 8
Views: 3,790
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Can you commute to Europe at QR?

How many days would you realistically be home on average per month ?

Thank you
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Apr 2022, 17:42
Replies: 32
Views: 4,226
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I wish him well. Not easy to cope with being at...

I wish him well. Not easy to cope with being at the top of the world with 17.
29th Apr 2022, 16:31
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Of course anything is better than the current...

Of course anything is better than the current state at Cathay. I would never argue with that. If you assume the status quo will continue, you are right. How likely is that?

Piet, you are...
29th Apr 2022, 15:47
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

About 3-5 days a month when you work for Qatar....

About 3-5 days a month when you work for Qatar. Maybe, if you are lucky. Ridiculous.
29th Apr 2022, 12:44
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Ok, Piet, I bite. Define commuting.

Ok, Piet, I bite.

Define commuting.
29th Apr 2022, 08:00
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

There is one pilot of 3000 in Qatar who is able...

There is one pilot of 3000 in Qatar who is able to commute ( by coincidence a good mate of Piet). The rest are either flying a 100 block to India back and forth or sitting in a mall at Starbucks and...
29th Apr 2022, 04:09
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Commute to where? Within Asia, to Australia/Oz?...

Commute to where? Within Asia, to Australia/Oz? Of course much better at Cathay. Again, naturally not at the moment. To Europe hard / borderline insane at Cathay ( in my opinion anyway) but...
29th Apr 2022, 03:54
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Almost every statement starting with "a friend of...

Almost every statement starting with "a friend of mine" is BS. Check the salary scale of captains in Qatar. Its not comparable to Cathay and you know it. There is also no way you can commute home...
29th Apr 2022, 03:35
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Come on Piet, it takes about 2 minutes to look up...

Come on Piet, it takes about 2 minutes to look up the salary and average block hours at Qatar. Really?

If you believe living conditions, commuting potential and management are the same, it is your...
29th Apr 2022, 02:15
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Less money for more work under an evil management...

Less money for more work under an evil management requiring to live in a hostile culture in a place that is basically inhabitable for 8 months per year and boring for 12 months, all with no chance of...
29th Apr 2022, 00:45
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

This is a red herring, no significant number of...

This is a red herring, no significant number of Cathay pilots will leave and go to Qatar (unfortunately). Terrible place to live and work.
28th Apr 2022, 09:22
Replies: 62
Views: 25,111
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Bases are not cheap anymore and will never come...

Bases are not cheap anymore and will never come back. Neither will Cathay ever offer part time or (real, workable) commuter contracts.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2022, 01:28
Replies: 80
Views: 7,304
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I find the spending of 44 B on "free speech" in...

I find the spending of 44 B on "free speech" in the West decadent, dishonest, vain and self-centered.

As we speak 120 million Russians believe their country needs to defend national interests in a...
24th Apr 2022, 03:54
Replies: 24
Views: 10,937
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Imagine there would be a change in renumeration...

Imagine there would be a change in renumeration for dishwashers at Tsui Wah Fast Food outlets.

How much would you care about that?

That amount is roughly equivalent to what anybody out there...
21st Apr 2022, 05:04
Replies: 69
Views: 28,605
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Refugee, I see no contradiction here, I agree...

Refugee, I see no contradiction here, I agree savings are a vital part. However, I personally can save way more in HK ( I own my place, I don't have a car etc.), nothing to do with a distorted...
20th Apr 2022, 06:53
Replies: 69
Views: 28,605
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I don't get it. 120 k before tax is a joke, isn't...

I don't get it. 120 k before tax is a joke, isn't it? The signing bonus pays for the moving van, then what?

Look, good on anyone who finds a better future. But there is only one possible answer...
19th Apr 2022, 06:56
Replies: 430
Views: 149,435
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Thanks ( to nutloose as well, had no idea Russia...

Thanks ( to nutloose as well, had no idea Russia only has ONE carrier. )
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2022, 09:18
Replies: 45
Views: 10,684
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

This is a very common mistake. If you are...

This is a very common mistake. If you are interested in the scientific research of it I recommend you to look into the work of Prof Steven Pinker from Harvard and his analysis of the universal...
15th Apr 2022, 14:43
Replies: 430
Views: 149,435
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I have zero military knowledge, so my apologies...

I have zero military knowledge, so my apologies if this is a stupid question.

Now I naively think of any military vehicle as platform for launching missiles, rockets etc. For what does one need...
14th Apr 2022, 02:35
Replies: 10
Views: 6,650
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

The Future of Hong Kong

HKIA (again) busiest cargo airport in the world 2021.

https://www.aircargonews.net/cargo-airport/hong-kong-is-top-cargo-airport-in-2021/


With the 18 000 000 000 US$ expansion finished by...
14th Apr 2022, 02:15
Replies: 58
Views: 53,684
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Stockholm sounds nice. I might go there for a...

Stockholm sounds nice. I might go there for a holiday.

But I much prefer Bordeaux over Kool Aid. I could give you some recommendations, but I am afraid with your new salary you won't be able to...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2022, 04:34
Replies: 111
Views: 21,212
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I concur. The level of attention is...

I concur. The level of attention is disproportionate. Similar to the pro life or gay marriage debate, one could ask about the real motives.

These discussions mask an underlying deep rift in our...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2022, 02:04
Replies: 111
Views: 21,212
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Erica Sulivan is gay. I respect her support of...

Erica Sulivan is gay. I respect her support of Thomas of course, but it should be mentioned. She might see herself as part of the LGBTQ movement and prioritise differently than a straight person.She...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2022, 09:50
Replies: 111
Views: 21,212
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

I respect your stance but you did not convince...

I respect your stance but you did not convince me. I see a lot of whataboutism in your arguments. Just because there are other unfair components regarding physique doesn't justify adding another. But...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2022, 09:16
Replies: 111
Views: 21,212
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Thanks for the background info. My main question...

Thanks for the background info. My main question would be: was it fair to the biological women she was competing against? The answer must be no. She has largely the body of a man which is an unfair...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2022, 06:34
Replies: 111
Views: 21,212
Posted By Sam Ting Wong

Except it is most certainly an illusion. None of...

Except it is most certainly an illusion. None of us ever got "pandered" by a trans nor will that ever happen. You probably will never in your life even talk to a trans person, let alone being strip...
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