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787 First Flight, Place Your Bets!  
User currently offlineZBBYLW From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 1985 posts, RR: 6
Posted (5 years 10 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 6079 times:

I do not want this to become an a vs b war, all I want to do is have a thread with people guessing when the 787 will fly. The winner, or winners will be those who guessed the correct date. If you want to pick a date that someone else has already picked just put your name beside their's. Copy and paste everyone's guesses down the page.

I will start things off:

May 15th 2009: ZBBYLW


Keep the shinny side up!
26 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7642 posts, RR: 35
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 6073 times:



Quoting ZBBYLW (Thread starter):
The winner, or winners will be those who guessed the correct date.

Well, duh!  rotfl   Wink

Put me down for June 12, 2009.

BTW, whats the prize? Big grin



A Grumpy German Is A Sauerkraut
User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 13 hours ago) and read 5899 times:

safe sez............
April 14th...just before your taxes are due, USA.
safe



If two people agree on EVERYTHING, then one isn't necessary.
User currently offlineZBBYLW From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 1985 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 5735 times:

And just to make things fair, Dec 31st 2008 will be the last day to bet on the first flight.


Keep the shinny side up!
User currently offlineZBBYLW From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 1985 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 5696 times:

Here is the list before half the posts got deleted:

March 20th 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
July 8, 2009: TGIF
September 17th,2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



Keep the shinny side up!
User currently offlineERJ135 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 680 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5660 times:

I'd really like to put myself down for April 1st just because it's fools day and I am not inferring anything by that am I?
However considering the problems they face I think 5 months from now might be optimistic.



I remember when the DC-3 was new!
User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19688 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5658 times:



Quoting ERJ135 (Reply 8):
I'd really like to put myself down for April 1st just because it's fools day and I am not inferring anything by that am I?
However considering the problems they face I think 5 months from now might be optimistic.

That's why I am saying it will be over a year.


User currently offlineAf773atmsp From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2688 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5651 times:

July 21, 2009. My birthday!  Smile

My second bet: when NW (DL) retires all the DC-9s



It ain't no normal MD80 its a Super 80!
User currently offlineCairnterriAIR From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 404 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5642 times:

Ok....we'll try this again. I say the first flight takes place on July 16, 2009.

User currently offlineBbinn333 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5555 times:

March 3, 2009 for me please!

User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7703 posts, RR: 21
Reply 10, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5547 times:
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For the love of God! Is there any chance people could actually read the opening post and stop screwing up the thread?

Quoting ZBBYLW (Thread starter):
Copy and paste everyone's guesses down the page.

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning


Right, there you go, I've done it. DON'T SCREW IT UP AGAIN PLEASE.

PASTE YOUR GUESS IN THE CORRECT PLACE (CHRONOLOGICALLY) IN THE LIST AND COPY THE WHOLE LIST INTO YOUR POST.

Do not change the format of the list, and do not alter it in any way other than adding your guess. it is not rocket science!

[Edited 2008-12-02 09:51:39]


✈ Every strike of the hammer is a blow against the enemy. ✈
User currently offline767nutter From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2008, 161 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 5541 times:

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009 : 767nutter
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning


User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5523 times:

Let me guess on whats the first place prize...
A trip around the sun with no expenses paid, started when the 787 lands.
Right?
safe



If two people agree on EVERYTHING, then one isn't necessary.
User currently offlineVirgin747LGW From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2007, 225 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5494 times:

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009 : 767nutter
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning


User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19688 posts, RR: 58
Reply 14, posted (5 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 5442 times:



Quoting Virgin747LGW (Reply 13):
March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009 : 767nutter
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning

So at this point, it appears that Bbin333 and 787seattle are out of the running given B's most recent announcement that it's earliest 2Q. Early March is technically 2Q, but...

...I don't think you guys are getting that wet, sloppy kiss.  duck 


User currently offlineERJ135 From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 680 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 5296 times:

Ummmmm, 789
7th August 2009!



I remember when the DC-3 was new!
User currently offlinePart147 From Ireland, joined Dec 2008, 499 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (5 years 9 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5224 times:

Hi all!

I'm surprised no-one has suggested this one!... Or is it because it falls across the holiday weekend!?

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
January 15, 2010: DocLightning

g



It's better to ask a stupid question during training, rather than make a REALLY stupid mistake later on!
User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7703 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (5 years 9 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5189 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!



Quoting ERJ135 (Reply 16):
Ummmmm, 789
7th August 2009!

Dude, seriously, don't make me come over there. Read the whole thread, follow the darn instructions! Grrr!



✈ Every strike of the hammer is a blow against the enemy. ✈
User currently offlineBlueShamu330s From UK - England, joined Sep 2001, 2930 posts, RR: 25
Reply 18, posted (5 years 9 months 22 hours ago) and read 5115 times:

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning

Oh my, look at all the guys on top of the Doc. It's an a.net orgy  Big grin



So I drive a 4x4. So what?! Tax the a$$ off me for it...oh, you already have... :-(
User currently offlineSAS A340 From Sweden, joined Jul 2000, 781 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 9 months 18 hours ago) and read 5112 times:

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



It's not what u do,it's how u do it!
User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (5 years 9 months 16 hours ago) and read 5107 times:



Quoting SAS A340 (Reply 20):
March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147+Alessandro
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



User currently offlineSuper80DFW From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 1694 posts, RR: 11
Reply 21, posted (5 years 9 months 15 hours ago) and read 5099 times:

~UPDATED~

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
May 26, 2009: Pilotboi
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 10, 2009: Super80DFW
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



"Things change, friends leave, life doesn't stop for anybody." -- EAT'EM UP EAT'EM UP KSU!!
User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (5 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 5055 times:

Okay I'm changing mine to my birthday. And this change has nothing to do with a recent new update made. Nothing what so ever.

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 11, 2009: Pilotboi
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 10, 2009: Super80DFW
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning


User currently offlineN776AU From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 761 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (5 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4951 times:

I added myself at August 18, 2009, my birthday

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 11, 2009: Pilotboi
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 18, 2009 N776AU
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 10, 2009: Super80DFW
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



Careful, Doors Are Closing And Will Not Reopen. Please Wait For The Next Train
User currently offlineKappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 17
Reply 24, posted (5 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4938 times:

I'm going for Monday June 29, 2009:

March 3, 2009: Bbinn333
March 20 2009: 787seattle
April 9, 2009:MEA-707
April 11, 2009: Pilotboi
April 14,2009:Isitsafenow
April 20, 2009: sebjacques92
May 15, 2009: ZBBYLW
June 1, 2009: B747forever
June 12, 2009: ACDC8
June 13, 2009: 767nutter
June 29, 2009: Kappel
July 4, 2009: Part147
July 8, 2009: TGIF
July 16, 2009: CairnterriAIR
July 21, 2009: Af773atmsp
August 7, 2009: ERJ135
August 18, 2009 N776AU
August 30, 2009: Virgin747lgw
September 10, 2009: Super80DFW
September 17, 2009: OHLHD
September 27, 2009: RussianJet
October 11, 2009: SAS A340
October 20, 2009: BlueShamu330s
January 15, 2010: DocLightning



L1011,733,734,73G,738,743,744,752,763,772,77W,DC855,DC863,DC930,DC950,MD11,MD88,306,319,320,321,343,346,ARJ85,CR7,E195
25 PGNCS : March 3, 2009: Bbinn333 March 20 2009: 787seattle April 9, 2009:MEA-707 April 11, 2009: Pilotboi April 14,2009:Isitsafenow April 20, 2009: sebjacques9
26 Allpress : March 3, 2009: Bbinn333 March 20 2009: 787seattle March 29 2009: Allpress April 9, 2009:MEA-707 April 11, 2009: Pilotboi April 14,2009:Isitsafenow Apr
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