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Buffet Getting Cold Feet?

Dooker

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NetJets Buffet Bearish on His Fractional
‘We All Make Mistakes’

From Investor’s Hedge Fund Derivative Weekly

OMAHA-In an abrupt about-face, Warren Buffet told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting here this past week that he was “way, and I mean way way” overly optimistic when he decided to get involved in the fractional jet business.

“Hey, we all make mistakes,” Buffet told the shareholders. “I never had any idea what a cluster this industry really was. Now I see what all my friends warned me about. Everywhere I go I see our pilots just sitting around, eating crew meal after crew meal, talking on their cell phones, downloading porn onto their laptops. Do we really need all these guys? I mean, come on.”

Buffet went on to say that a study he had commissioned several months earlier determined that, on average, NetJets pilots consume almost three times as many calories as they expend on any given duty day.

“If we’re looking for a place to cut, I’d say crew meals are as good a place to start as any,” Buffet said. “Some of these guys are the biggest chow-hogs you’ll ever lay eyes on.”

On the other hand, Buffet added, allowing his massively underworked pilot force to gorge might be the wisest move, given the slowing global economy and the inevitable need to trim pilot ratios down to a more workable and realistic level.

“If enough of these guys keel over from heart attacks, it might at least help attrition keep pace with fleet shrinkage,” he said.
 

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You guys find something negative about NetJets and you RUN to the computer and post it. Netjets is like Southwest, they're on everyone's s**t list because they're doing well. I noticed most of the guys at the legacies share a deep hatred for Southwest, same goes for GA guys and NetJets.

If NetJets ever anounces a quaterly loss, you guys are going to have a party.
 
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You guys find something negative about NetJets and you RUN to the computer and post it. Netjets is like Southwest, they're on everyone's s**t list because they're doing well. I noticed most of the guys at the legacies share a deep hatred for Southwest, same goes for GA guys and NetJets.

If NetJets ever anounces a quaterly loss, you guys are going to have a party.

Perhaps if you had read the "article".......
 

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Dooker, you should be writing for The Onion...:laugh:
 

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You guys find something negative about NetJets and you RUN to the computer and post it. Netjets is like Southwest, they're on everyone's s**t list because they're doing well. I noticed most of the guys at the legacies share a deep hatred for Southwest, same goes for GA guys and NetJets.

If NetJets ever anounces a quaterly loss, you guys are going to have a party.

lol go read the article....ill save you the time....it was a joke.
 

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You guys find something negative about NetJets and you RUN to the computer and post it. Netjets is like Southwest, they're on everyone's s**t list because they're doing well. I noticed most of the guys at the legacies share a deep hatred for Southwest, same goes for GA guys and NetJets.

If NetJets ever anounces a quaterly loss, you guys are going to have a party.

Ease up, man. That was funny. Maybe next time you will actually read something before you respond and make your self look, shall we say, stupid.

And before you post another response like you did before, I work at Netjets.
 

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Funny stuff.....some of it a little too closed to home. ;)
 

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Ha, I see, stupid, tasteless joke, and I'm suppose to find it funny. I didn't, so now I'm the as****hole of this thread. I guess its my turn to get a flaming.

OK......... Dooker, great joke man, good stuff, please keep'em coming.
 

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That was funny Dooker. I heard a good one the other day.....

Q: "What's the difference between a NetJet's pilot and Jeffrey Dahmer?"

A: "Jeffrey Dahmer didn't eat every leg!" :)
 

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That was funny Dooker. I heard a good one the other day.....

Q: "What's the difference between a NetJet's pilot and Jeffrey Dahmer?"

A: "Jeffrey Dahmer didn't eat every leg!" :)

Ha! Ha ha!
 

hyflyin

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That was funny Dooker. I heard a good one the other day.....

Q: "What's the difference between a NetJet's pilot and Jeffrey Dahmer?"

A: "Jeffrey Dahmer didn't eat every leg!" :)

Ha is right! That joke was told to DM (RIP) during a meet and greet interview last year in CMH. Unfortunately the poor dude wasn't hired.
 

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Getting all the $$. Maybe that is why WB owns NJA and Flight Safety -- and Coca Cola and Dairy Queen. Is it true that all crew meals will be coming from DQ if there is one close to the FBO??

Fly safe.
 

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Absolutely, I love DQ chili dogs and the blizzard. I could last a few days on DQ food. I do like the fact WB owns Justin boots, I got me a new pair of Ropers for the coming winter season. And my wife loves Pampered Chef another WB company.
 

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Cal Republic I went back and looked

Nobody called you an a$$hole, nobody flamed you.

You should have read it before you posted, it wasn't that long.

Relax man,

It was mostly a bunch of crusty old Netjets guys that answered your post.

(Me included).

NJA Owner, Dairy Queen?????????

Now see CAL, I have known NJAOwner for quite awhile and I can promise you he is kidding about us eating at Dairy Queen.

Yeah Baby!!!!!! 3 Blizzards a day! I be a fat litte butter ball in no time!!!!!!!!!
 

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Getting all the $$. Maybe that is why WB owns NJA and Flight Safety -- and Coca Cola and Dairy Queen. Is it true that all crew meals will be coming from DQ if there is one close to the FBO??

Fly safe.

Make mine a Dilly Bar.
 

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NetJets Buffet Bearish on His Fractional
‘We All Make Mistakes’

From Investor’s Hedge Fund Derivative Weekly

OMAHA-In an abrupt about-face, Warren Buffet told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting here this past week that he was “way, and I mean way way” overly optimistic when he decided to get involved in the fractional jet business.

“Hey, we all make mistakes,” Buffet told the shareholders. “I never had any idea what a cluster this industry really was. Now I see what all my friends warned me about. Everywhere I go I see our pilots just sitting around, eating crew meal after crew meal, talking on their cell phones, downloading porn onto their laptops. Do we really need all these guys? I mean, come on.”

Buffet went on to say that a study he had commissioned several months earlier determined that, on average, NetJets pilots consume almost three times as many calories as they expend on any given duty day.

“If we’re looking for a place to cut, I’d say crew meals are as good a place to start as any,” Buffet said. “Some of these guys are the biggest chow-hogs you’ll ever lay eyes on.”

On the other hand, Buffet added, allowing his massively underworked pilot force to gorge might be the wisest move, given the slowing global economy and the inevitable need to trim pilot ratios down to a more workable and realistic level.

“If enough of these guys keel over from heart attacks, it might at least help attrition keep pace with fleet shrinkage,” he said.


For the record a buffet is a meal where patrons serve themselves.

Mr. Warren Buffett on the other hand is the "Oracle of Omaha".

At least try to spell it correctly in your next slam on NJA.
 
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