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Would You Fly On A Chinese Made Jetliner?

Discussion in 'Consumer Affairs' started by Revoltingest, May 5, 2017.

  1. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    Yes, they make a product which looks like a drill bit, but geometry &
    metalurgy are things which don't show, so they get inadequate attention.
     
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    Aye, I thought of the "Made In Japan" evolution too.
    And I expect China to mature, although perhaps not to Japan's level.

    I recently bought some Japanese pruners (bypass style) with extremely
    hard steel. They're better than any others I've ever used. But for
    loppers, I prefer the anvil style, so I went with Felco (Swiss)....best
    I've ever used. Both were rather spendy.
     
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    Since all things are Trump to you, I've a suggestion to save effort.
    Make your signature an anti-Trump screed.
    Then your post can be about the thread's topic.
    The only drawback is that you'll be less annoying.
     
  4. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    Maybe you should start a Trump supporters only DIR.
    Like the Feminists and Liberals and Communists have.

    3.75 years to go. Trump and I are just getting started.
    ;)
    Tom
     
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    As are high quality and genuine goods.

    Pretty much the same for all countries where export is a major component of their economy.

    China makes 90% of all personal computers
    80% of all air conditioning units
    80% of all light bulbs (filament, energy saving, led etc)
    70% of all cell phones

    Moist of which are of exceptional quality.

    You don't get from a central planned closed economy to number 2 in the world in 40 years by exporting shoddy goods all the time.
     
  6. Wu Wei

    Wu Wei ursus senum severiorum and ex-Bisy Backson

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    @Revoltingest

    Revoltingest: I know a little (Beijing hua), but opportunities to use are few, so I've forgotten much.

    Wu Wei: Qí zài wǒmen de jìhuà wàiguó móguǐ (骑在我们的计划外国魔鬼) [Ride in our plan foreign devil]

    Revoltingest: Uh.....OK.

    Wu Wei: HA!!! so you WILL ride in Chinese planes.....Fēngkuáng de bái móguǐ (疯狂的白魔鬼) [Crazy white devil]
     
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    By your post, it seems you disagree.
    Do you say China is not generally worse at quality than western nations?
     
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    They usually call me "yang guizi", or "waiguo ren" if they're being charitable..
     
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    Not sure if the onboard toilet would handle the onslaught...
     
  10. Wu Wei

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    In a Chinese bakery, many years ago, I was the only non-Chinese, the only male, only blond, the only person under 50, and the only one over 5 foot tall. I placed my order and when it came up they started yelling out what it ewas in Cantonese. I have no idea what they are saying in Cantonese. But then one of the ladies in the group waiting for thier order says "gwai lo"... at that point my thought was "Hey, I know what that means"......"oooo... I do know what that means".... paid for my stuff and left the bakery
     
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  11. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    You might like.....
     
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    I had to look that one up to find out what it meant. It's the Chinese word for "gringo."
     
  13. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    It also matches "honky"....an odd term to apply to a bear.
     
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  14. Wu Wei

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    That is what it has become.... it was originally translated as 'white ghost' or 'white devil'.
     
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    Wow, their epithets are worse than ours.
     
  16. ChristineM

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    I say China supplies western nation's who rebrand. Take a look inside your American branded cell phone, computer, television etc and notice the stamp on the motherboard, made in China.

    As for quality, yes and no, at component level they lead the world. In the shoddy goods market they don't seem to have grasped the nuances of glue technology
     
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    I would say my history and vocabulary are superior, but it's nice to be called out. ;)
     
  18. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    You're Welcome!
    In case your history doesn't extend to last summer, I was referring to your defense of Trump as a Christian candidate. I found that appalling myself, but hardly unique. The large majority of Christians seems to have overlooked his lifetime spent spent on Greed, Lust and Pride and focused on something churchy he said as a candidate.
    Tom
     
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    I defended Trump as a baby Christian--which seems to possibly be upheld by his appointments of Christian leaders, including his VP, as better than the lying criminal on the other ticket.
     
  20. ChristineM

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    Ok so you lust for gropy boy Tell me, why do you support a self proclaimed pervert?
     
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