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Frontier Tail 809 Was At SFO  
User currently offlineDevildog2222 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 141 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2478 times:

Well this morning when I was looking at the flight loads I noticed that 809 was the first flight of the day. Since I keep my Canon550 with me everyday I went to the gate to get a picture of it.



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I wonder what the name will be for this tail.

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User currently offlineUAL757 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 806 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2463 times:

What the heck kind of animal is that?!?!

Cool though! I can't wait to fly them again in June!

-UAL757


User currently offlineDevildog2222 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2458 times:

Its a Porcupine.

Maybe the name should be PORKY, but probably not since its a pig name.


User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6729 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2448 times:

I say call it "Prickly".. or "Pins".. or "Damn that hurts"....


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User currently offlineDL777LAX From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 521 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2362 times:

Porcupine? Can we call it Sonic after the speedy blue porcupine? Or is he a hedgehog? I can 't remember, its been so damn long since I've played one of those games


Blindly following anything is bad, unless of course your blind and your following a guide dog.
User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4947 posts, RR: 28
Reply 5, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

Quoting UAL757 (Reply 1):
What the heck kind of animal is that?!?!

Cool though! I can't wait to fly them again in June!

-UAL757

The kind you don't want to grab ahold of! LOL!



I Am A Different Animal!!
User currently offlineHawaiian717 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3176 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2269 times:

Nice shot. I got a photo of it Sunday at SAN while I was waiting for ExpressJet to move from Jimsair over to the Commuter Terminal.

User currently offlineInnocuousFox From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2805 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2263 times:

It looks a lot like my first wife. And by the end of my marriage, she was just as prickly. I'll have to congratulate her on her modelling gig.


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User currently offlineEagle11 From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 170 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

That's a nice little picture. I think it looks cute with the flower and all...

Quoting Devildog2222 (Thread starter):
I wonder what the name will be for this tail.



Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 3):
I say call it "Prickly"

 checkmark  I could go for that name.



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User currently onlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 22299 posts, RR: 20
Reply 9, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2230 times:

Quoting DL777LAX (Reply 4):
Can we call it Sonic after the speedy blue porcupine?

Sonic is a hedgehog. You kids have no idea about the video games you missed...



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User currently offlineNZblue From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 637 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2215 times:

Funny that you should get this shot today (of all days) in SFO! I was part of the crew that flew it back to DEN this morning as flight 650. The aircraft then went on to MCI. Good photo  Smile


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User currently offlineYOW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 3):
I say call it "Prickly".. or "Pins".. or "Damn that hurts"....

I'd call it 'Be nice to the F/As when flying on this aircraft or else..."


User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2177 times:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedgehog

Hedgehogs have a much more pointed nose.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porcupine

This appears to be the animal adorning ship #809.

How about "Paula The Porcupine"? Who says that's a male?



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User currently offlinePExDCA From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2148 times:

Quoting Devildog2222 (Thread starter):
I wonder what the name will be for this tail.

I vote for "Spike" if it's a boy and "Princess" if it's a girl.  bouncy 



"A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong." - Tecumseh
User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 24629 posts, RR: 86
Reply 14, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2108 times:
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Quoting PExDCA (Reply 13):
I vote for "Spike" if it's a boy and "Princess" if it's a girl.   

How do you tell if a porcupine is a boy or girl - how do you get close enough?  Smile

But I think it is a great pic. The flower is a very simple way to make a porucpine look "cute".

mariner



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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 15, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2067 times:

I like that F9 tail, but this is still my favourite... yes 


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User currently offlinePExDCA From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2035 times:

Quoting Mariner (Reply 14):
How do you tell if a porcupine is a boy or girl - how do you get close enough?

You could follow it (at a safe distance) to the little porcupine's room and see which one it goes into.  hyper 



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User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 24629 posts, RR: 86
Reply 17, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2004 times:
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Quoting PExDCA (Reply 16):
You could follow it (at a safe distance) to the little porcupine's room and see which one it goes into.

Yes, you could.

And since we're into porcupine jokes, I guess it is time for the old one - how do porcupines make love?

I'm sure you know.  Smile

mariner



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User currently offlinePExDCA From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1971 times:

Quoting Mariner (Reply 17):
how do porcupines make love?

I'm sure you know.

Geez Mariner... I know that the A.net crowd can be tough, but this is the first time I have ever been accused of being a porcupine voyeur!  laughing  Too bad I already have you on my respected list or I'd add you!



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User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 24629 posts, RR: 86
Reply 19, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1964 times:
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Quoting PExDCA (Reply 18):
Too bad I already have you on my respected list or I'd add you!

That's okay. I just put you on mine - as the bishop said to the actress.  Smile

mariner



aeternum nauta
User currently offlineAirplaneBoy From United States of America, joined May 2004, 548 posts, RR: 10
Reply 20, posted (6 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1938 times:

AWESOME pic devildog!  Smile

Quoting PExDCA (Reply 13):
I vote for "Spike" if it's a boy and "Princess" if it's a girl.

Many FA's have been calling it "Spike," although the company has yet to field employees for name suggestions. I kind of like "Spike" myself.

Cheers


User currently offlineDevildog2222 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (6 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1783 times:

Thanks for the great replys, I just wish I had my 300D with me so I could get a good quality picture to upload.

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