thomasphoto60
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Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 7:30 am

Happy San Jacinto Day from New York! You know, with all of the Texas bashing on this forum as of late, I felt that you guys down there deserve a bit of a break.

Thomas
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HOMER71
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 7:43 am

Ehh, the rest of the world is just jealous...  Wink

I haven't been on IAH Spotter's Club lately, but did you move to New York? Or just visiting?
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IAH777
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 7:46 am

Yes, indeed! I celebrated by hitting IAH with Nate this afternoon.

Thomas, you missed an honest-to-God QantasLink DHC-8 at our humble airport! I have the proof on a CF card. Big grin
 
aa61hvy
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 7:49 am

Thank you sir. I haven't been back to Texas since January, nor am I going back until late June, but thanks!  Wink
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texan
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:25 am

I'm drinking a Shiner to our boys involved in the Revolution right now  Smile

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senorcarnival
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:29 am

Thanks! And to you State/City employees...what's the next holiday? Texas Barbeque Independence Day? Actually, do you get Cinco de Mayo off?
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thomasphoto60
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:58 am

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 2):
Yes, indeed! I celebrated by hitting IAH with Nate this afternoon.

Thomas, you missed an honest-to-God QantasLink DHC-8 at our humble airport! I have the proof on a CF card. Big grin



Quoting Homer71 (Reply 1):
I haven't been on IAH Spotter's Club lately, but did you move to New York? Or just visiting?

Hey fellow IAH spotters,

Doing some work up in the Empire State for a few months. Probably be back in late June or Aug (though I may head to Minnestota after NY to visit my Mother and take a miss on those H-Town summers this year).

Matt,

I've been following the dispatches via the Spotters Club over the past few weeks and I did indeed see those postings in regards to the QF DHC-8. You know it seems everytime I leave Houston, something interesting always shows up at IAH. Let's see those pics here, Planepictures or the 'Club', a.s.a.p.

Thomas
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b757300
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:16 am

Something else recently to occur at IAH was Southwest's last flight. The last day of operations was April 2nd so the final flight (flown by N507SW) was given a water cannon salute as it departed.

If I thought my pictures of it had any chance here, I'd upload one or two but that discussion is for another topic.  Smile
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aa61hvy
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:24 am

B757- upload it to myaviation
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FlyingTexan
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:51 am

Quoting B757300 (Reply 7):
Something else recently to occur at IAH was Southwest's last flight. The last day of operations was April 2nd so the final flight (flown by N507SW) was given a water cannon salute as it departed.

Flew out of IAH on Southwest a week before they pulled out as my farewell flight from that boutique station. Oddly enough, this flight was on N508SW, still with aft facing seats.

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/56198/

I was at IAH for WN’s final flight, but in the confines of a conference room listening to Continental CEO Larry Kellner speak at the FlyerTalk event.

BTW – I am responsible for two of the anti-Texas politics threads.
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KAUST
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:54 am

Whenever people ask me if I had been to a foriegn country, I remark "Yes, I've been the United States a number of times."

Gotta love being a Texan!  Wink Big grin

KAUST
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Delta767300ER
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:59 am

Hey Texans! You guys have one hell of a state and I enjoy visiting. Dallas rocks!

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da man
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:05 am

San Jacinto Day! ... WHAT!, I forgot?
The history buff in me is kicking myself in the a** right now. I should know better since I've been there on multiple occasions.

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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:13 am

aintgotnuthintosayboutit, figurenineedtohollerso YEEHAW!
(yankee trans: I haven't anything to say, but I feel I should respond in keeping with the spirit of Texas. Yeehaw! And remember the Alamo while I'm at it.

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p.s.Somehow all of that made it through spell check  Smile Now you know who invented spell check.
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DfwRevolution
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:24 pm

Quoting Delta767300ER (Reply 11):
Dallas rocks!

Damn right  Wink

Quoting Senorcarnival (Reply 5):
Actually, do you get Cinco de Mayo off?

No... that's a Mexican holiday celebrating the defeat of the French. Other than drinking, there is no link between Mexico and the State of Texas when it comes to May 5

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 3):
I'm drinking a Shiner to our boys involved in the Revolution right now

Now there's a true Texan  Wink
 
Chugach
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:41 pm

As a quasi-Houstonian, I'm cracking open a beer tonight in honor. And GO ROCKETS Big grin
GO ROCKETS
 
texan
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:49 pm

Hey DfwRevolution, that was me not AA61  Smile Like Mrs. Baird's: Texas born, Texas bread! Dallasite all my life. Go Cowboys! 3 picks in the first 42 picks in the draft this weekend!

Texan
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IAH777
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 7:49 pm

Dallas, itself, may indeed rock. DFW Airport, on the other hand, was designed by baboons on crack. The very same baboons that designed the freeway system up there. Big grin

Will hoist a Shiner this weekend in celebration!

Thomas, the link is up on the 'Club.'
 
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RE: Hey Texas!

Fri Apr 22, 2005 9:52 pm

I love being a Houstonian--here is one of my favorite quotes from Houston hip-hop music--this is for all those Texas bashers as of late.

"How they feel about Texas? I don't give a damn...I'm 3rd Coast born--that mean I'm Texas raised"
Third Coast born, means I'm Texas raised
 
thomasphoto60
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RE: Hey Texas!

Sat Apr 23, 2005 6:32 am

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 17):
Thomas, the link is up on the 'Club.'

Yep, thanks Matt. Hopefully one day before I die or move, IAH will see a QF 744 or a regular basis (though I am not holding my breath).

Thomas
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CougarAviator
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RE: Hey Texas!

Sat Apr 23, 2005 6:56 am

Failure is not an option.....
 
b757300
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RE: Hey Texas!

Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:24 am

Quoting Thomasphoto60 (Reply 19):
Yep, thanks Matt. Hopefully one day before I die or move, IAH will see a QF 744 or a regular basis (though I am not holding my breath).

Probably will happen at DFW before it ever happens at IAH. However, I suspect if we see Qantas at DFW it won't be a 747-400 but an A340-500.

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 8):
B757- upload it to myaviation

I'd rather not.
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