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What Are You Bored Of?  
User currently offlineCheco77 From Peru, joined Oct 2004, 1345 posts, RR: 7
Posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4531 times:

Sometimes, flying too much can be boring. What bores you? What do you find so monotonous you just hate it?
I get bored with the usual bla bla bla safety procedure video or demonstrations. So damn boring!!!!!!!!!!
Also I hate the usual "chicken or pasta" choice on board and the so usual eggs for breakfast. Also I get bored with the usual very repetitive crew behavior and most of all: movies that you already saw (on planes with no PTV´s). There´s then nothing else to do. So boring when that happens. But still, I enjoy every flight!

Czech Boeing lover living in Lima
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User currently offlineWILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9320 posts, RR: 69
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 4513 times:

Hi Checo77,

yeah, some things can be really boring if you fly too much! But I love to look outside, because it always looks different out there... So, take a camera and take a lot of pictures of great clouds or landscapes...

Or read a book  Wink/being sarcastic or talk to the people next to you  Wink/being sarcastic


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7233 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4509 times:

What do the longer haul pilots do? My dad said that his friend (744 captain) reads books, plans holidays, another guy I know says he sleeps all flight long,
what ecactly do I have install for me in my hopeful future career?  Big grin

User currently offlineKC7MMI From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 854 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 4508 times:

Yep, the usual safety briefings at the beginning of the flight is boring--important but boring. Taxiing: I HATE taxiing. I also don't like flying at night when I can't see anything. I generally get board when flying longer than 2.5hrs. I get real board when I'm stuck in a non-window seat, especially when I'm right behind the wall!!!!

User currently offlineDABZF From Germany, joined Mar 2004, 1204 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4506 times:

I know (remotely) a 742F captain who likes to fly a cesna with a MS Flight Simulator on his laptop while he's on command of his 747 - he said to me that he loves to fly! Well, hell yeah - flying two a/c's at the same time!  Big thumbs up

Though this might also be a statement that flying an airliner is sometimes boring job  Big grin

I like driving backwards in the fog cause it doesn't remind me of anything - Chris Cornell
User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 4493 times:

One Q,if the pilots aren't supposed to open the door in flight,do they go to the lavatory?

User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 4489 times:

G' Day
I am bored of on AF when ever I fly them for long haul whitch has been 8 times the IFE always breaks down!!! I have flown AF 14 times including short haul and I just wish they would get better IFE!!

No Vueling No Party
User currently offlineMacc From Austria, joined Nov 2004, 1110 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 4466 times:

not working personal IFEs is definitly a boring thing, if the guy across the aisle has all you want to look at, but cant see.

another thing i am bored of is the new miles and more program of LH. no mercy for the cattle class. i did 40 flights this year and got my frequent flyer stat some weeks ago. but for no good reason. i will now fly the cheapest and not the alliance preferably.

I exchanged political frustration with sexual boredom. better spoil a girl than the world
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19612 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4460 times:

I normally read while on long-haul flights, watch the movies, listen to music, etc. I find it quite easy to pass the time.

What I'm not keen on is flying when I'm very tired. In fact, last Tuesday I fell asleep on 2 of 4 flights - even though the longest flight duration was just 55 minutes!

"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineUsairways16bwi From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1004 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4474 times:

i hate waiting forever for my bags to come out at baggage claim. Also, i hate those safety videos....as much as i fly, i think i know what do do in case of an emergency....i also hate it when they replay the whole thing in spanish(no offense to all you spanish speaking people), but i really dont think they need to play it in spanish on a flight like BWI-MSP! lastly, i dont like it when there is an almost empty flight and a person has to sit right next to me when there is a whole empty plane to sit anywhere else.. those are a few things i dont like!  Smile

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