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A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:47 am

I'll spend a day for spotting at DUS on Thursday (4.8.), where I'm planning to hang around at the various observation decks. Anyone interested in joining me?
I arrive at 9.00 in the morning and leave at 18.30 in the evening.


Regards
Udo

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting In DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:52 am

Currently I am in the DUS area to visit my parents. I don't know if my mother needs her car on Thursday afternoon, if she doesn't need it I will show up at 2 or 3 in the afternoon. And since we have a car, we can have lunch in one of the best pizza restaurants I know, and additionally we can drive to another nice spot which is not reachable when you go by foot (but it depends on the approach direction).

Patrick

Edit: Don't try to use the people mover to get to the observation deck on the train station, this piece of crap is out of order again (for the millionth time now). There are shuttle busses instead.

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:53 am

Can you get my boss to give me the day off? Oh, and buy me a ticket to get there? I haven't been spotting at Duss for donkey's years!

Have fun Big grin

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:04 am

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 1):
And since we have a car, we can have lunch in one of the best pizza restaurants I know, and additionally we can drive to another nice spot which is not reachable when you go by foot (but it depends on the approach direction).

Sounds really good!

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 1):
Edit: Don't try to use the people mover to get to the observation deck on the train station, this piece of crap is out of order again (for the millionth time now). There are shuttle busses instead.

Oh no, what a piece of crap. Do they even charge money for the bus?


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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:06 am

Ok, I can confirm that I will be there on Thursday, I'll arrive around 2 or 2:30 PM.

Quoting Udo (Reply 3):
Do they even charge money for the bus?

No, the shuttle bus between the airport and the train station is for free.

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:53 am

I'll be arriving on LH883 (16:20) anyway - where will I meet you and how will I recognize you?  Smile

all subject to my business appointment in DUS not being changed of course...
 
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 4:03 am

Ok - just booked my ticket... no flight, there's just nothing flying between HAJ and DUS, so I'll be taking the ICE.

I'm arriving on ICE 944 @ 11:57, I'm leaving on ICE 645 @ 19:00... with those train numbers the whole thing at least looks like a flight...  Wink

See you all on Thursday... Big grin

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 4:09 am

Quoting Daumueller (Reply 5):
where will I meet you and how will I recognize you?

The best thing is to exchange our mobile phone numbers by eMail, then you can call us when you arrived and we can tell you where we are. It's the best solution because DUS has so many places for spotting and it is rather difficult to say where we are at your arrival time.

Quoting Leskova (Reply 6):
Ok - just booked my ticket... no flight, there's just nothing flying between HAJ and DUS, so I'll be taking the ICE.

Cool Frank, I am looking forward to meet you.

Wow, we are already four A.netters, I am surprised that so many people attend despite it is a rather spontaneous meeting within the week.

I am looking forward to Thursday!

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 4:14 am

I wish I could be there. I was there just about every weekend for the last 5 years, do I ever miss it. Anyway, have a great time guys!  wave 
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 5:44 am

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 7):
Wow, we are already four A.netters, I am surprised that so many people attend despite it is a rather spontaneous meeting within the week.

Indeed amazing for a short notice, mid-week meeting! See you on Thursday!


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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 5:08 pm

Would be nice to come. But these Air Berlin Dumbasses wanna have 350€. So i won�t come.  Smile

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Tue Aug 02, 2005 10:08 pm

Quoting Badmax (Reply 10):
Would be nice to come. But these Air Berlin Dumbasses wanna have 350€. So i won�t come.

What a rip-off! Which airport would you leave from?


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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyo

Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:30 am

Zurich Big grin

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:57 am

Hey Guys,

I have an appointment in the morning, but perhaps I could make it in the afternoon. Have you already exchanged your phone numbers?

Regards

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Wed Aug 03, 2005 7:42 am

Frederik, yes, we already have exchanged numbers (at least Patrick, Udo and me) - you can contact any or all of us for further infos...  Wink

See you there... maybe...

Regards,
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:03 am

oh I see, youl will hold the anti Lufthansa meeting  Big grin

fun beside, wish you a great day, would be great to meet you, unfortunately I have to work....

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyo

Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:09 am

Quoting Avianca (Reply 15):
oh I see, youl will hold the anti Lufthansa meeting

Absolutely, and after the conference we will present the results and our future strategies on the board!  bigthumbsup 

Quoting Avianca (Reply 15):
fun beside, wish you a great day, would be great to meet you, unfortunately I have to work....

Thanks. Maybe next time?


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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:12 am

Quoting Udo (Reply 16):
Thanks. Maybe next time?

I hope  Smile

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:17 am

Quoting Avianca (Reply 15):
oh I see, youl will hold the anti Lufthansa meeting

Yes, I hope it is warm tomorrow, then I can wear my "Lufthansa sucks ass" t-shirt.  Wink

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 5:20 am

The meeting with Udo (Udo), Frank (Leskova) and Frederik (DTManiac) was very nice, cool that so many people showed up despite it was a rather spontaneous meeting within the week.

Udo brought me a nice wheat beer from his hometown in Bavaria, I am just drinking it and it is excellent!

Patrick
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 5:48 am

Indeed we had a great meeting! It was very interesting and funny to chat with Patrick (Sabena332), Frank (Leskova) and Frederik (DTManiac) while spotting nice aircraft in the background.  bigthumbsup 
Our "anti-LH conference" was finished successfully, with intensive analysis and new ideas. Publication at a later date...  stirthepot 

I will write a trip report about my dba flights and include a "DUS a.net meeting" section, along with some pictures...amongst others showing a historic "Bavaria-North Rhine-Westphalia beer swap"...  drunk 

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 19):
Udo brought me a nice wheat beer from his hometown in Bavaria, I am just drinking it and it is excellent!

Great to hear you like it! The beer you brought me is still in the fridge and I will drink the first bottle in a few moments...  yes 


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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 6:08 am

Quoting Udo (Reply 20):
I will write a trip report about my dba flights and include a "DUS a.net meeting" section, along with some pictures...amongst others showing a historic "Bavaria-North Rhine-Westphalia beer swap"...

I was surprised that this historical Bavaria-North Rhine-Westphalia beer swap wasn't featured in the Tagesschau tonight.  Wink I am looking forward to read the trip report!

Quoting Udo (Reply 20):
Great to hear you like it!

One good tip, never drink a Hösl first and Erdinger afterwards, I just opened an Erdinger and it is not tasting as good as the Hösl.

Quoting Udo (Reply 20):
The beer you brought me is still in the fridge and I will drink the first bottle in a few moments...

I hope you enjoy it, these are my favorite Pils and Alt brands.

Patrick
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 6:21 am

Hey guys,

thank you for that nice day at DUS. Its always funnier in a group than being alone on the observation deck. I am really looking forward to reading Udo's trip report.

I am sitting here with a Kronen Pilsener which is of course by far not as good as the Bavarian stuff, but "Hopfen und Malz, rein im Hals" or something like that.

Regards

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 6:33 am

Quoting DTManiac (Reply 22):
Its always funnier in a group than being alone on the observation deck.

Definitely, it was great today!

Quoting DTManiac (Reply 22):
I am sitting here with a Kronen Pilsener which is of course by far not as good as the Bavarian stuff

Hey, don't make our NRW beer bad.  Wink If you are a Pils or Alt fan, NRW beers are definitely the best, but I am a wheat beer fan and I have to agree, the stuff from Bavaria is definitely the best. By the way, I used to drink a lot of Kronen, definitely a great Pils.

Quoting DTManiac (Reply 22):
"Hopfen und Malz, rein im Hals" or something like that.

Truer words were never spoken! Big grin

Give me a call or shoot me an email when you want to drink a beer in Bochum, I will be there when I am in the area as well! Then you can finally have a nice Currywurst at Dönninghaus and afterwards a few nice beers in the various bars in the Bermuda Dreieck!  bigthumbsup 

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 2:15 pm

Quoting DTManiac (Reply 22):
"Hopfen und Malz, rein im Hals"

It is actually "Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt's." Big grin

Sorry, but I have only seen this thread today, otherwise I would have joined y'all, since I am on holiday this week. Well, maybe next time...  Smile
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 7:16 pm

Quote:
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Give me a call or shoot me an email when you want to drink a beer in Bochum, I will be there when I am in the area as well! Then you can finally have a nice Currywurst at Dönninghaus and afterwards a few nice beers in the various bars in the Bermuda Dreieck!

I would like to do that when I am back at the university next semester. See you then.

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It is actually "Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt's.

If you believe it or not, I knew that. My version ist just then "Ruhrpott"-version, thus the grammatical mistake "rein im Hals".

Regards

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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 8:07 pm

Quoting DTManiac (Reply 25):
Quote:
TriStar500
It is actually "Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt's.

If you believe it or not, I knew that. My version ist just then "Ruhrpott"-version, thus the grammatical mistake "rein im Hals".

I should have noticed that.  Smile After all, I have been living, studying and working in the DTM area for the last ten years...: "Tu das Bier mal im Rucksack." Big grin
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:25 pm

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 26):
"Tu das Bier mal im Rucksack."

Hey - that's "Tu das Bier mal bitte im Rucksack"!!! Big grin

The meeting was great - but all those anti-LH-decisions... that's gonna be a lot of work, writing all that up... Big grin

Unfortunately, I missed my train connection on the way back in Hannover, so I had to wait another half an hour for the next one (ha - wouldn't it be nice if waiting times were quite that short whenever you miss your flight?)... but instead of the standard 160-180 km/h (well, standard for that route) the ICE went up to 200 km/h to catch up some time, but we just couldn't make up the time we lost while waiting for the second half of the train in Hamm... so what... I just went to the lounge and drank a cup of coffee...  Smile

Greetings from Hannover (where it's raining right now),
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyo

Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:33 pm

Nice to hear that your meeting was funny... I was thinking to come, but the week was very busy.
I keep pending about a new date to follow the Chancellor:
"Hol mir ma ne Flasche Bier sonst streik ich hier !"

And I will bring a bottle of wheat bear from the town I grew up and Sabena will see that Erdinger is much better than Kitzmann.
 
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RE: A.net Spotter Meeting At DUS On Thursday: Anyone?

Sat Aug 06, 2005 6:52 am

Quoting Chiguire (Reply 28):
And I will bring a bottle of wheat bear from the town I grew up and Sabena will see that Erdinger is much better than Kitzmann.

you all should try Huber Weiße... from Freising ord Holledauer Weiße from Au i.D Hallertau, this is a really great wheat "Bier".

great you injoyed the meeting...and now finally we will get the "true" storry about the great LH service....  Smile
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