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What Are You Doing For Memorial Day Weekend?  
User currently offlineMaverickM11 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3703 times:

What are you doing for Memorial Day Weekend? ...Subtitled, do you have any suggestions as to what to do? A few airline friends and I are trying to go somewhere exotic and we have two requirements:

1) No visas required

2) There needs to be a good chance of getting a seat on said flight(s)

We're all in Denver so getting to a international departure city might be the toughest part. ...And BA/LH are booked solid out of here. The top contenders now are anywhere QF flies, Barcelona or Madrid, Buenos Aires, Guayaquil, Oslo, Dakar, or Taiwan.

34 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineAirplanePeanut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3700 times:

Family party.


joy.


User currently offlineLambertSTL777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3707 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Thread starter):
What are you doing for Memorial Day Weekend?

...Working Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon.. And getting paid double-overtime for it  Smile

Josh


User currently offlineNewark777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3696 times:

Stone Harbor, NJ. It's going to be awesome.

Harry


User currently offlineSuperfly From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3691 times:

Carnival in San Francisco is very late and it takes place Memorial Day weekend.
So I'll be partying out in the Mission District.  Cool


User currently offlineNWADC9 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3686 times:

Going to Kansas City and celebrating my 14th stinkin' birthday! Big grin

User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3680 times:

I'll be takig the camper out this Thursday - likely going to the Seward, Alaska. Will do a little fishing, lots of drinking and BBQing, more fishing, and relaxing . . .

I am guaranteed a seat - I own the truck and camper  biggrin 

No Visa Required - although an Alaska Fishing License is necessary.

Weather is supposed to be excellent . . . mid-60s(f) and no rain. . . .

Have a great Memorial Day everyone . . .


User currently offlineACDC8 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3676 times:

Have fun everyone! Don't drink too much and stay safe!

User currently offlineCaptoveur From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3666 times:

My girlfriend is dragging me to her parents house, should be a miserable weekend of utter boredom capped off by a throbbing headache around mid afternoon Saturday. I am presently resisting this but she will probably guilt me into it by Friday afternoon and I will give in because I am a huge pussy.

I don't know what is planned down there, I don't especially care because no matter what it is I would have more fun sitting on my ass here.

Death can't come soon enough.


User currently offlinePhotopilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3655 times:

Well it's not a holiday up here in Canada as we have our May long-weekend this weekend. (Victoria Day Weekend)

But for me and my buddies, next Sunday is RACE DAY and we'll be in front of the TV for the day, with a good case of beer, pizza, munchies etc.

First up at 7:30 am EST is the European Formula One GP from Nurenberg.

Then the INDY 500 from Indianapolis.

Followed by the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR in the evening.

What a great day's racing if you're a true race fan.

Steve


User currently offlineORDflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3649 times:

As in past years I'll be at the Indy 500!

User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3646 times:

Quoting Photopilot (Reply 9):
As in past years I'll be at the Indy 500!



Quoting Photopilot (Reply 9):
Then the INDY 500 from Indianapolis.

Followed by the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR in the evening.

The benefit to having my camper for fishing trips is the satellite dish affixed thereto  bigthumbsup . Sunday will be a day for fishing early in the morning, Indy mid-morning (Alaska time rememeber), BBQ early afternoon (the morning's catch), and Coca Cola 600 late afternoon. IF I'm still sober after that, I might have to put a line in the water - again  biggrin 


User currently offlineTheCoz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3644 times:

Working on my internet spider all weekend. It's almost done! Just working on the bugs.

User currently offlineSeptember11 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (11 years 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 3625 times:

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 3):
Stone Harbor, NJ

Avalon, NJ too?

I like Stone Harbor area ...


User currently offlineTriStarEnvy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

Quoting Photopilot (Reply 9):
Then the INDY 500 from Indianapolis.

I only watch to hear Jim Nabors sing "Back Home Again, In Indianna"...and to see the pace car.

Then it's off to grill something to within mere seconds of burning, relaxing in the pool.

Oh my God, I AM Homer Simpson.


User currently offlineOzarkD9S From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (11 years 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 3615 times:

Working Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon. Just another weekend.

User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (11 years 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 3611 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Thread starter):
What Are You Doing For Memorial Day Weekend?

Wagering. A Memorial Day weekend pastime.

Quoting MaverickM11 (Thread starter):
Guayaquil

Ecuador is always a blast.


User currently offlineNewark777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (11 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 3609 times:

Avalon, NJ too?

I like Stone Harbor area ...


Yes, indeed. Our house is in Stone Harbor, but we frequently visit Avalon also.

Harry


User currently offlineGOCAPS16 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (11 years 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 3598 times:

I'm flying to San Diego, CA on Friday morning. 4 day weekend for me. Luckily I got a seat on my flight from ORF-ATL since there were only two seats on the MD88, so I got one. The ATL-SAN flight is almost full, no window seat for me, but I got an aisle seat on the 767-300. The weekend is pretty much spending time with my family. Saturday we're going to Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Sunday we're going to Sea World..It's free becuase military personnel gets in free at any participating Sea World. Monday im helping moving a piano to the house then after that a little chill time, then head to the airport Monday night to catch my redeye back home just in time for work.

Kevin


User currently offlineAerobalance From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (11 years 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 3591 times:

Going to my brothers house on Papoose Bay in Big Bear Lake, play in the butt-cold water...

User currently offlineBristolFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (11 years 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 3588 times:

Going to Lake Havasu to get drunk, go wakeboarding and try my English accent out on some 'low morals' American chicks.

Then going to Pinetop, AZ to recover and go quad biking.

Bring it on...

BF


User currently offlineMHTMDW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (11 years 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 3586 times:

Rather tell you about last years weekend: renting a pop-up camper to tow behind my antique truck and explore the UP of Michigan. This weekend I will be selling appliances at Sears. What a difference a year makes, but at least I am working

User currently offlineGreyhound From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (11 years 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 3554 times:

Packing up on Monday to fly to PHX on Wednesday

User currently offlineTom in NO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (11 years 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 3546 times:

The same exact things I do every weekend during this time of year:

1) mow the front yard
2) pull up stray crab grass in the front yard
3) edge and weedeat the front yard
4) leaf blow the driveway and sidewalk in the front yard
5) weedeat the back yard
6) mow the backyard
7) that evening, water both yards if no recent rain (which these days is the case)

Exciting stuff, eh?!

Tom at MSY


User currently offlineCV990A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (11 years 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3538 times:

On Saturday I'm going to the Orioles game vs. Detroit (go O's!), then am spending Sunday with friends, doing some backyard grilling, and plan on spending Monday bitching about having to go to work on Tuesday. Enjoy the weekend everyone.

25 TheCoz : BristolFlyer, you're going to like Lake Havasu. They even have a part of home there; the London Bridge. I'm sure you already know that though. Pineto
26 Greyhound : I haven't been home for my birthday since I was 17, and this is my 25th on the 5th of June, so my wife and I are headed down there. Actually, I'm rea
27 GOCAPS16 : Ahhh, yes..Camden Yards. A beautiful ballpark. Have you checked out RFK yet, CV990A? Kevin
28 Post contains images CV990A : No I haven't- I've lived in the DC area almost my whole life, and have a hard time giving up my allegiance to the Orioles- I think the only time I wi
29 MaverickM11 : I think we're nonreving to Quito...for anyone that cares...
30 Iowaman : Sit on our ass and browse a.net and do nothing while our right hand is busy. Signed, 90% of Airliners.net members[Edited 2005-05-27 04:55:30]
31 Post contains images KaiGywer : Am I the only seeing an oxymoron here? Mentioning Oslo as an exotic place Hehe, nah, have fun in Norway if you so choose, just be prepared to pay a l
32 Post contains links and images FlyingTexan : Scratched the wagering plans and instead am hosting a double feature with this and Bowling For Columbine. Excuse the Bud Light – that’s for unwant
33 Post contains images MaverickM11 : "just be prepared to pay a lot for everything, especially with the dollar being so poor right now." Went to Ecuador...I don't think we paid more than
34 Clipperhawaii : I flew my large American flag (10 feet by 15 feet). It makes a major statement in my neighborhood any many love it. I took the time to remember those
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