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by andersjt
Thu Oct 13, 2005 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Movie Are You? (Test)
Replies: 67
Views: 3305

RE: What Movie Are You? (Test)

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by andersjt
Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Countdown To Battlestar Galactica!
Replies: 125
Views: 3796

RE: Countdown To Battlestar Galactica!

As far as something amiss - I caught on to something when Cain was telling her story of their "escape" at Scorpion when the Cylons attacked. A "blind jump?" Someone as rigid as she is about military might consider it "chickening out" and might be embarassed to tell Adama. I would think that the guil...

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by andersjt
Tue Sep 27, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 319/320 First Class Questions (Newbie Post)
Replies: 5
Views: 5572

RE: UA 319/320 First Class Questions (Newbie Post)

Avoid the 1st row if you can. There are no cutouts in the bulkhead so leg room can get cramped even in First. There is usually time enough to get 2 movies in if they have them. Channel 9 helps, but without ATV there is no airshow. Attentiveness depends on crews, it has been hit and miss for me on th...

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by andersjt
Thu Sep 22, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA P.S. Business Class SFO-JFK-SFO
Replies: 27
Views: 33709

RE: UA P.S. Business Class SFO-JFK-SFO

Chris: Was pleased to find this report. I just booked by first trip on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> Premium Service - P Cla...

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by andersjt
Wed Sep 14, 2005 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fare Basis Codes: Please Help
Replies: 7
Views: 20506

RE: United Fare Basis Codes: Please Help

I know that "P" and "Z" codes seem tied to their Premium Service flights. I've booked the "Z" code as the advance purchase non-refundable fare in Business Class on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy...

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by andersjt
Sat Sep 10, 2005 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Favorite Quote From "Airplane!" (movie)
Replies: 53
Views: 14404

RE: Whats Your Favorite Quote From "Airplane!" (movie)

Stryker: "Its a totally different kind of flying...altogether."

Doctor and Stewardess: "Its a totally different kind of flying."

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by andersjt
Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World's Ugliest Language?
Replies: 137
Views: 13588

RE: World's Ugliest Language?

Having an Armenian boyfriend, I find that language difficult to listen to.

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by andersjt
Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Favorite Things...What Are Yours...?
Replies: 18
Views: 1716

RE: My Favorite Things...What Are Yours...?

1. Favorite Place - Premium United First on a 3-cabin 777. 2. Favorite Food - Dinner=Pot Roast, Dessert=Chocolate 3. Favorite Person - Samantha Stephens (this category wasn't restricted to non-fiction). 4. Hero - my Dad 5. Quality(ies) you most admire in a person - humor, and a six-pack 6. Optimist ...

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by andersjt
Fri Aug 26, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite SNL Skits
Replies: 41
Views: 6283

RE: Favorite SNL Skits

Church Lady with Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker (Phil Hartman and Jan Hooks, complete with the fake running mascara). "I rebuke you demonic raisins!" Pete Schweddy (Alec Baldwin) with his Schweddy Balls and Schweddy Weiners on the "Delicious Dish on NPR". In fact, Alec Baldwin has a few good ones includi...

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by andersjt
Wed Jul 20, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Still SouthPark Fans?
Replies: 38
Views: 4973

RE: Anyone Still SouthPark Fans?

When new shows do come out, I am amazed at how quickly or should I say timely they are able to parody current pop culture items. The best examples I can think are "The Passion of the Jew" (Stan to Kenny "Dude, this is a snuff film") and how they got it out right in the middle of the "Passion of the ...

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by andersjt
Sat Jul 16, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Had A Psychic/Spooky Moment?
Replies: 24
Views: 1708

RE: Ever Had A Psychic/Spooky Moment?

This happened back in 2000, I was working at the Queen Mary in Long Beach. I had gone outside to one of the upper decks to get some air. The ship is docked in Long Beach harbor and there is what was called the "moat" around it. I was standing against the railing looking east towards downtown Long Be...

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by andersjt
Fri Jul 01, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA's Might Strike Tomorrow(07/01)
Replies: 170
Views: 11470

RE: UA FA's Might Strike Tomorrow(07/01)

There was noise last May just before the holiday weekend. Nothing happened, but somehow this little piece just seems different. Maybe it has something to do with the turnover to the PBGC - this is today, right? What a mess - why do the United F/A's put up with their union? This kind of publicity onl...

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by andersjt
Wed Jun 22, 2005 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mileage Upgrades - How Easy?
Replies: 7
Views: 2406

RE: UA Mileage Upgrades - How Easy?

This early it should be fairly easy to confirm an upgrade using mileage. If this is the only segment of your trip on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, try calling Mileage Plus directly to ask them to upgrade this portion. Do not wait until check-in to try and upgrade. If you have ...

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by andersjt
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Hotel Chain?
Replies: 84
Views: 3154

RE: Your Favourite Hotel Chain?

As someone who has been in and consults for the hospitality industry, I am most impressed by the "Little America" group based in Salt Lake City. The original "Little America" started as a road stop oasis off of I-80 in Southwest Wyoming, about 40 miles west of my home town. While in college, twenty ...

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by andersjt
Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flight Attendants Lose Latest Court Bid
Replies: 34
Views: 3785

RE: UA Flight Attendants Lose Latest Court Bid

If the PBGC defaults why is that United's responsibility? They sold the premiums to United to guarantee their pensions - the PBGC (and if you will the government, thus the taxpayers) took the risk. The PBGC is the watchdog for employer sponsored pension plans - and if there were conditions at United...

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by andersjt
Tue May 24, 2005 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Carol Burnett Show Skit
Replies: 4
Views: 6661

RE: Favorite Carol Burnett Show Skit

I read somewhere that polling showed "Went with the Wind" is the most popular and memorable of the sketches they did to spoof classic movies. I loved all of the movie spoofs - she even did a spoof of "Airport 75" wherein Carol played the Karen Black stewardess role. However, I think "Mildred Fierce"...

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by andersjt
Fri May 20, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Concert You Went To
Replies: 84
Views: 2532

RE: First Concert You Went To

Truly embarassing - 1971 Bobby Sherman at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. I was in 4th grade. (covering my head in shame)

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by andersjt
Tue May 17, 2005 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Time Flying On A Beech 1900
Replies: 21
Views: 5536

RE: First Time Flying On A Beech 1900

Adding to the other warnings - cabin height, and no restrooms, do not try to take on large carry-ons. They will ask you to leave it on the tarmac and they'll stow it in back. It will be there for you when you get off the plane. There is no room under the seat in front of you, and it goes without say...

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by andersjt
Sat May 14, 2005 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Were Your Favorite T.v. Shows Growing Up?
Replies: 48
Views: 2519

RE: What Were Your Favorite T.v. Shows Growing Up?

As a kid it was always "Bewitched." There wasn't anything to stop me from being in front of that <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> at 7:30 on Thursday nights. I was too young to appreciate some of the humor, especially the last season (which was the worst rated, but as an adult ...

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by andersjt
Thu May 12, 2005 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flight Attendant Strike
Replies: 45
Views: 10555

RE: United Flight Attendant Strike

Is there enough discontent among United <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s to not have union affiliation? I know this is a radical thought. What if enough of you sent your own individual letters to the bankruptcy court that would tell them that you want the AFA out of this process...

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by andersjt
Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask The Person Below You A Personal Question 2!
Replies: 263
Views: 14875

RE: Ask The Person Below You A Personal Question 2!

Looks - thats what first attracts us to someone (we don't see their brain capacity)

In love or not?

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex
Replies: 91
Views: 4392

RE: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex

For Cylons, shooting accuracy not important, remember they can always build more. Unlike the old series, the raiders in this series are Cylons themselves (no pilots). You give the raider model the programming to backtrack and re-group, then you introduce more complicated coding that can have a bug i...

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Classic TV Shows
Replies: 18
Views: 3031

RE: Favorite Classic TV Shows

It has to be "Bewitched"

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 06, 2005 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex
Replies: 91
Views: 4392

RE: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex

Thanks for the correction - anyway if I were to switch, I think Grace Park might get me to. <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> Again - my apologies to those who haven't seen it - So we find out that Ellen Tigh has a reputation for sleeping with half the fleet, ...

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex
Replies: 91
Views: 4392

RE: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex

Sorry ANCFlyer, yes, Boomer (Sharon Park) is quite beautiful, but my babe remark was meant for Helo (I hope I don't offend).

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ask The Person Below You A Personal Question 2!
Replies: 263
Views: 14875

RE: Ask The Person Below You A Personal Question 2!

Sex with a dish of Dreyer's Dreamer ice cream afterward (I don't smoke)

Happy or not?

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by andersjt
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex
Replies: 91
Views: 4392

RE: Battlestar Galactica - Part Duex

First my apologies to those down under who have just started watching the series if I give too much away, but I like the chance to discuss this stuff that is brought up. I can't decide if I'm bored with the "are they a cylon or not?" question, but when I watched last night's show and the anguish Pre...

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by andersjt
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Next Vacation
Replies: 83
Views: 4860

RE: Your Next Vacation

When I finally get the guts to serve my partner with the "divorce" then I'm thinking of wild and decadent on a beach in Florida, Mexico or Hawaii.

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by andersjt
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Talk Show Radios
Replies: 34
Views: 2732

RE: USA Talk Show Radios

Phil Hendrie over Tom Leykis (Comb Over Boy) any day. C'mon Los Angeles get him back on KFI, stop interrupting him for the Laker games on KLAC.

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by andersjt
Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Airline Employees
Replies: 25
Views: 3887

RE: Former Airline Employees

Worked as F/A for the original Frontier 1981-1986. Decided to use the business degree I had and went into finance outside of the airline industry and haven't been back (except as a passenger) since. Considering all the changes now, I guess I'm kind of glad I'm out of it.

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by andersjt
Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Much For Mercedes Benz Quality/Customer Service
Replies: 51
Views: 4724

RE: So Much For Mercedes Benz Quality/Customer Service

My 2003 E-320 (my 3rd Mercedes) has been nothing short of an electrical nightmare. In my two years of ownership, I have had to take it in 12 times for one problem after another. What is worse is the lack of wanting to follow-up on the Mercedes Benz. If I complain to them about service I receive at t...

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by andersjt
Wed Jan 12, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 2 Cabin Hawaii Aircraft Question
Replies: 28
Views: 4296

RE: UAL 2 Cabin Hawaii Aircraft Question

F class in 2-cabin 777's is a big disappointment over 3-cabin. In my experience, they have used on 2 FA's for 36 seats. Don't sit in row 1, the screen will be right in your face.

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by andersjt
Sat Jan 01, 2005 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Fractional Ownership Plane?
Replies: 36
Views: 5053

RE: Airliners.net Fractional Ownership Plane?

Soaringadi: You may be able to spread the initial cost among many members, but I'm not too sure how many members can pay the added costs of the individual trips. For example, we took my boss' Flexjet on a short day-trip to Reno. The bill my boss paid for that trip for just the 2 of us was over $6,00...

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by andersjt
Sat Jan 01, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA's Vote For Chaos
Replies: 68
Views: 7339

RE: UA FA's Vote For Chaos

I read the press release posted on the United AFA web site, and there is still a chance for United management to avoid CHAOS. Let's just hope they take this warning seriously. Union leaders - please, please, please make sure you're getting all information to your members. As desperate as the situati...

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by andersjt
Sat Jan 01, 2005 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA's Vote For Chaos
Replies: 68
Views: 7339

RE: UA FA's Vote For Chaos

Yes, clap, clap, great job for the union leaders and United management, letting news like this get out now. Don't get me wrong, flight attendants are already underpaid (LCC and Legacy), but this kind of acrimony getting out to the public just makes it worse for <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'A...

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by andersjt
Thu Dec 30, 2004 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's That Time Again: Respond To The Signature!
Replies: 115
Views: 5820

RE: It's That Time Again: Respond To The Signature!

As a substitute to the Concorde, try watching a flock of geese in flight in the cold winter sky some time. Its breathtaking!

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by andersjt
Thu Dec 30, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Employees, Your Status?
Replies: 28
Views: 4150

RE: UAL Employees, Your Status?

I had the chance to fly <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> over the Christmas weekend, <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> to <acron...

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by andersjt
Fri Dec 24, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Will You Be Doing On Christmas Day?
Replies: 44
Views: 4171

RE: What Will You Be Doing On Christmas Day?

Christmas Day will be at my brother's crowded apartment in Loveland, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> with him, his wife, 4 kids. My wigged out Mother will be there not sure what to do. Hopefully the weather will be nice enough to get the kids outside to blow off some steam. ...

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by andersjt
Fri Dec 24, 2004 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christmas Eve Travels- I Can't Believe we're doing this
Replies: 41
Views: 7556

RE: Christmas Eve Travels- I Can't Believe We're Doing This

I too am flying on 12/24. I'll have to leave my home by 5:15 to get to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> by 6:00 for an 8:00 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> flight. Call me a masochist. I'm just glad its United First, hopefully that wi...

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by andersjt
Thu Dec 16, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check-In At LAX?
Replies: 4
Views: 3135

RE: Check-In At LAX?

Give yourself 2 hours. Terminal 1, the Southwest terminal is the worst at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, and this Friday should be no exception. Notably, a lot of people are off next week for the holidays and could be heading out this weeke...

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by andersjt
Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Middle Age Crazies
Replies: 16
Views: 1282

RE: The Middle Age Crazies

We're the same age and I know exactly what you mean. First, see your physician. I was put on a testosterone replacement regimen which helped a lot with the depression and not being able to focus. Don't get talked into taking an anti-depressant. I am assuming you are married so <acronym title="Air Va...

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by andersjt
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite 80's Song?
Replies: 86
Views: 7812

RE: Favorite 80's Song?

There are a few that still warrant a spot in my car's <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> player: "Its my Life" - The Talk Talk version (No Doubt's remake is good, but this is the classic) "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" - Whitney Houston (the summer of 1987 was a party summer for me) "...

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by andersjt
Thu Oct 28, 2004 6:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disgusted... Or Why I Am Still Undecided
Replies: 41
Views: 2127

RE: Disgusted... Or Why I Am Still Undecided

A good friend of mine has a non-partisan bumper sticker that says it all for me:

"If you aren't completely appalled by now, then you haven't been paying attention!"

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by andersjt
Mon Oct 25, 2004 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Soap Opera?
Replies: 24
Views: 2846

RE: What's Your Favorite Soap Opera?

Susan Lucci gets a lot of press for her tenure and lack of emmy wins for "All my Children," but, if I were to pick my absolute, long-time, day-time drama goddess diva it has to be Deirdre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans Brady Black on "Days of our Lives." She is gorgeous!

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by andersjt
Mon Oct 18, 2004 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Old Telephone Exchange.
Replies: 36
Views: 4772

RE: Your Old Telephone Exchange.

In the town I grew up in, there were only 2 exchanges, EMpire 2-XXXX, and EVerest 2-XXXX. The 382 (EVerest-2) exchange was the newer one, and if you were calling a number in that exchange, you had to dial all 7 digits; however, as the 362 (EMpire-2) exchange was the original, and until I was in high...

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by andersjt
Sat Oct 16, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-ORD On UA Business Class 3-class 763
Replies: 13
Views: 10610

RE: LAX-ORD On UA Business Class 3-class 763

ELPremier - I have the same complaint that your grandfather has about the security situation for First Class passengers at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. As a First Class passenger I do use the Premier line. I just think it very good market...

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by andersjt
Fri Oct 15, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Halloween Party. '80s Theme. Costume Ideas?
Replies: 40
Views: 15722

RE: Halloween Party. '80s Theme. Costume Ideas?

If you're going to go as a woman, get a Nolan Miller gown and go as either Crystal (Linda Evans) or Alexis (Joan Collins) from Dynasty.

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by andersjt
Mon Oct 11, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Annual Trip 9/11/2004 ABQ-DEN-IAD-LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 4401

RE: Annual Trip 9/11/2004 ABQ-DEN-IAD-LAX

Again thanks to all for the compliments!

For those of you making note of my gayliners.net comment - a follow-up. Twice now, since this trip, I have spotted the blond hotty from Seat 1E, Flight 947, at my gym! Oh the torture.


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by andersjt
Fri Oct 08, 2004 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Tell Someone It's Over.
Replies: 47
Views: 16536

RE: How To Tell Someone It's Over.

If you're sure this is not going to work out, once you do tell him, stick to your position. Don't get caught in the trap of promises that he will change to please you, it will only make things harder when you have to try and end it again. I'm facing ending a 15-year relationship right now. Its obvio...

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by andersjt
Wed Oct 06, 2004 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Learn From Lax?
Replies: 22
Views: 3612

RE: What Do You Learn From Lax?

That the always working Heather Locklear, is laughing (at herself, the show, and the producers), all the way to the bank. Good for her, no pretense for her, she's in it for the money.

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