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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Good And Bad On Where You Live
Replies: 51
Views: 4531

RE: The Good And Bad On Where You Live

Patrick,

That's funny you mention that cuz a friend of mine went to Switzerland and underneath his long-sleeved polo he had a shirt on that said "I love San Francisco" that he picked up from the Wharf the last time he was there.

Coincidence?

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Going To New York! What To Do?
Replies: 22
Views: 2677

RE: I'm Going To New York! What To Do?

TWFirst Thanks. Yeah, I figured the car would be more of a hassle than anything! I'll probably leave that behind. That's exactly what I'm looking for though, something I can see that will seperate Chicago from New York, or is it the other way around? Also, just to comment, there used to be a Limelig...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Going To New York! What To Do?
Replies: 22
Views: 2677

I'm Going To New York! What To Do?

Hey all, My sister goes to school in Dobbs Ferry, New York so I'll be visiting her in two weeks (July 20-22). I'll be getting there Friday and will pretty much spend time with her all night in the city. On Saturday, I have tickets for us to go check out "Stomp" which I believe is playing at the Orph...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milage Runs
Replies: 22
Views: 1455

RE: Milage Runs

I am starting to get into mileage runs myself. My goal is to take advantage of mileage offers from the different airlines (mostly Northwest and United, but I am starting on American) because I am planning on taking a long flight to MNL before the year is up or early next year. I then will use all of...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit-Metro: The Worst Airport?
Replies: 35
Views: 3302

RE: Detroit-Metro: The Worst Airport?

<i>America West wrote: How's MDW? That place was a dump the last time I was there. Does it look any better? I heard about a new terminal or something.</i> MDW used to be the most depressing, torn down airport to travel through. It can be nice and sunny outside but the minute you step into the place ...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 10, 2001 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Airline Practices
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

RE: Cheap Airline Practices

The only complaint I would have with low-cost airlines is the way they handle seating arrangements, except of course for Southwest which clearly states that there is no advanced seating. This happened to me twice this year flying ATA. DOn't get me worng, ATA is a great low-cost airline (they have on...

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 09, 2001 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spam
Replies: 9
Views: 942

RE: Spam

A friend of mine is thoroughly convinced that 99% of the beef we eat contains some percentage of Spam. Which is why he doesn't the big deal about Spam being so nasty. By the way, he is also a vegeterian. Anyway, I think Spam (unwanted email, etc) came from the fact that no one really wanted to eat S...

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 09, 2001 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Good And Bad On Where You Live
Replies: 51
Views: 4531

RE: The Good And Bad On Where You Live

Chicago (population - too many people) <b>Good</b> -The train (or EL) system can pretty much take you anywhere. And if the trains can't do it, the busses will. Also, there are cabs pretty much all over the place. -This city hardly sleeps, if you know where to go, you can go there practically all day...

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Real Meaning Of Aviation Terms
Replies: 6
Views: 6030

RE: The Real Meaning Of Aviation Terms

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Anyone Fascinated By The Weather?
Replies: 21
Views: 2085

RE: Is Anyone Fascinated By The Weather?

Ohhhhh, you guys would love it heere in Chicago where the weather changes four times in 6 hours. Thank God for the train system.

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Coke
Replies: 28
Views: 1465

RE: New Coke

You can find it in Chicago. I drink it all the time!

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Slogans
Replies: 18
Views: 1608

RE: Delta's New Slogans

If you have to wait on line, we'll give you a line.

LOL.

Great posts!

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What I Find Amazing About Airliners.net Forums
Replies: 6
Views: 2182

RE: What I Find Amazing About Airliners.net Forums

You can send airplane postcards to loved ones too, which I think is really cool!

And on the flip side, you can send crash photos to your enemy on his next flight.  Smile

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 08, 2001 2:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Significance Of "company Traffic"?
Replies: 6
Views: 4392

RE: What Is The Significance Of "company Traffic"?

It also aids in saying hello to fellow company pilots  Smile .

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video

Lax,
Do you mind if I email you? I got some questions. Just basic ones. Iwill be buying 3 tapes next month. Just wanna make sure I purchase the right ones.  Big grin .

tricki

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happen To Pilots If They Get Laid Off?
Replies: 7
Views: 2995

RE: What Happen To Pilots If They Get Laid Off?

When pilots get laid their airspeed usually increases, they fly various headings, climb and descend a lot, always have a visual approach and won't wait for clearance to take-off!!! Sorry, just trying to be humurous. Actually, I was wondering about this question myself. OK, enough with the jokes!!!

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Dream Flight
Replies: 25
Views: 1873

RE: Your Dream Flight

Mine would be Chicago - Detroit in a A320 First Class; Detroit to Manila in a B747 World Business Class and back. I won't be greedy  Smile .

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High
Replies: 28
Views: 2895

RE: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High

Hugo,

Cool thanks for explaining. I'll sure be glad to have those Skybeds back. Cool site by the way. Funny!!!

tricki

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Upgrades
Replies: 16
Views: 1465

RE: Cheap Upgrades

Early Air,

I had no idea you could buy upgrades. On E-Bay much less. What airlines are usually offered for sale on Ebay?

Thanks.
tricki

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Movies At Airplanes,should They Be Censored?
Replies: 16
Views: 2223

RE: Movies At Airplanes,should They Be Censored?

I'm surprised that they showed a movie like that on your flight. Most of the flights I've been on they show movies like, "The Lion King" or "Jumanji" or something. What airline was this?

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by trickijedi
Sat Jul 07, 2001 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE:

Lax,

Yoda??? I can't hang with that dude! Too old and too wise for me! Now, ObeWanKenobi, that's the man! Always bails me out when I get in trouble.

Thanks again Lax!

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by trickijedi
Fri Jul 06, 2001 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some New Liveries For Lufthansa Made By Me...
Replies: 38
Views: 2295

RE: Some New Liveries For Lufthansa Made By Me...

I really like the 2nd one. Good Job!!!

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by trickijedi
Fri Jul 06, 2001 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video

Hey Lax,

Thanks for all that info! That helped me out too!

tricki

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by trickijedi
Fri Jul 06, 2001 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?
Replies: 37
Views: 3070

RE: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?

Nate, the Popeye's I was talking about is in Lake Geneva right next to the lake. I forget what street its on but its hidden down below the hill almost next to the beach. It's not the chicken chain of restaurants that's comparable to KFC. It's actually a nice restaurant where they grill in the back a...

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Booked On The Last DL L1011 Flight?
Replies: 21
Views: 4118

RE: Anyone Booked On The Last DL L1011 Flight?

Cody wrote:I figured I'd risk it anyway. .......

Be more specific. What's the risk? I think that's awesome! Are you talking about maybe that flight not really being the last flight?

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video

Sorry, messed up on the last post.

Her is the link where you can get the tapes from. http://www.justplanes.com

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video

You can order it at

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 8:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First Flight?
Replies: 97
Views: 7180

RE: Your First Flight?

It was from Manila to Cebu City (Philippines) on PAL. I was like 6 or something. The only thing I remember was the seperation of the islands down below. Don't remember the food or anything like that. Oh, I also remember getting spanked for not wanting to put my seatbelt on. Just excited I guess!

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missed Approach Experiences
Replies: 29
Views: 3206

RE: Missed Approach Experiences

Great stories guys!!! Thanks.

My main goal was to figure out how common missed approaches happened. From your replies, it sounds like it doesn't happen all that often, but often enough. I'm glad you lived to tell it!!!

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High
Replies: 28
Views: 2895

RE: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High

<b>Ambientlad wrote: Isnt it time to be more bold in their vision?</b> Yes, they should which is why I get so frustrated with PAL sometimes. It's funny how you and I and some other members here see it but PAL management doesn't. My take is that PAL has been managed by the same people and the managem...

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Living Next To An Airport
Replies: 53
Views: 5432

RE: Living Next To An Airport

Well I figured those who live nearby airports would get used to the noise after a while. My apartment is directly across from the Chicago train tracks (and it is LOUD)and it used to bother me everytime they whizzed by when rush hour started at 5 in the morning but eventually I got used to it to the ...

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by trickijedi
Thu Jul 05, 2001 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Airlines Used To Fly
Replies: 50
Views: 4714

RE: Routes That Airlines Used To Fly

Northwest used to fly Chicago to Narita and then on to Manila on the same flight number.

PAL used to fly into Chicago also but am unsure about the exact route. It might be ORD-LAX-MNL.

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Legroom League Table
Replies: 4
Views: 1126

RE: Cabin Legroom League Table

Yes, I know about seat pitches in Economy. I don't think I need to see the figures. Just ask my legs!

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High
Replies: 28
Views: 2895

RE: Philippine Airlines' Soaring High

I agree with Alphie, It would be really cool to have PAL back at ORD. Not only will it be great for spotting <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> they would also give NW direct competition in the ORD-MNL market. As Alphie said, most travelers wanting the most "direct" route t...

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video
Replies: 20
Views: 3231

RE: "Just Planes" Kai Tak Video

I have KaiTak - The Last Day which I think is excellent especially for a heavy plane buff. Excellent landing views!!! The begining starts of with an aproach to KaiTak from the passenger view slightly fore of the wing. A bunch of heavy landings in the middle, then segways into a cockpit-view landing ...

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?
Replies: 37
Views: 3070

RE: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?

AA767Boy wrote: Lain is always like that. IF he thinks your post if dumb he bashes the topic and you.

That's too bad because I've always respected his opinion on aviation. That's alright, I still hold his words valid. I can't change my perception on him based on just this one reply.

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?
Replies: 37
Views: 3070

RE: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?

Thanks for the replies guys!!! I now have a better idea (the how's, when's and why's) of what is involved in simply asking for an upgrade. I have never flown any higher than coach but would like to try it soon, preferably without using my miles. If they say no, it's perfectly fine by me. If they gra...

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by trickijedi
Wed Jul 04, 2001 12:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone Here Want To Fly For Double Miles From Ord?
Replies: 0
Views: 3151

Anyone Here Want To Fly For Double Miles From Ord?

Hi there, I am thinking about taking a trip from ORD-SJC on United. Anybody wanna join me on this one? The only reason? We would get double miles for this trip if we fly before August 15. Plus, we would get an additional 1,000 miles for booking on UAL.com. That's over 8,000 miles in case you were co...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?
Replies: 37
Views: 3070

RE: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?

C'mon now Ianhol, that was kind of an exagerrated example, don't you think? I was just inquiring if anyone has ever done this here in this forum. Most times I fly, I am usually the one of the last ones to board so I hear people ask to try to get into a higher class if there are seats available in t...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Want To Fly For Double Miles From Ord?
Replies: 0
Views: 3212

Anyone Want To Fly For Double Miles From Ord?

Hi there, I am thinking about taking a trip from ORD-SJC on United. Anybody wanna join me on this one? The only reason? We would get double miles for this trip if we fly before August 15. Plus, we would get an additional 1,000 miles for booking on UAL.com. That's over 8,000 miles in case you were co...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City With More Airports
Replies: 9
Views: 1946

RE: City With More Airports

STT757,

Do the Hampton airports (East and West) in Long Island qualify too? I thought those airports served jets as well. Of course I acquired this info from way back. Anyway, please update.

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?
Replies: 37
Views: 3070

Is It Possible To Upgrade To Business By Asking?

Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to fly Business (or First) from Coach on a domestic flight just by asking the gate person at the last minute? Say, maybe if the flight is not fully booked and there are seats left on Business Class. Has anyone ever tried this? Any luck? I was thinking about tryi...

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Landing Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 1137

RE: Interesting Landing Attempt

Whoah! That was close!

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missed Approach Experiences
Replies: 29
Views: 3206

RE: Missed Approach Experiences

God, all of these stories almost makes me want to experience a missed approach just for the thrill of it!!! Of course, I'll also probably want to kiss the ground after I survive one of those.  Smile

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by trickijedi
Tue Jul 03, 2001 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Great July 4 Upgrade Giveaway
Replies: 29
Views: 1492

RE: The Great July 4 Upgrade Giveaway

How about I give you $100 for your upgrade.  Smile

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 02, 2001 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skull Cracker Quiz
Replies: 6
Views: 1156

RE: Skull Cracker Quiz

You forgot: 11. How do you spell United? 12. Landing gears are used for what purpose? and 13. If an airliner lands at ORD on Runway 9R but you are asleep to hear it, does it really land?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> tricki  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile....

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 02, 2001 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happen To UAL.com?
Replies: 13
Views: 2136

RE: What Happen To UAL.com?

Big777jet, I get on UAL.com almost all the time and yes, sometimes the site is down when I get on. But when I get back on and it is up again, there is usually a change in pricing. So I am assuming that they may be updating their servers to change pricing, update E-Fares, tally up and send out accoun...

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 02, 2001 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-revving
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

RE: Non-revving

Cool, thanks!

I was wondering about the intricacies of that myself. That certainly clarifies it more.

I would also assume that rev flights work exactly the opposite as non-revs, right?

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by trickijedi
Mon Jul 02, 2001 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Hopping For Fun
Replies: 16
Views: 2058

RE: Jet Hopping For Fun

Actually, I used to do it a lot more back then 5 years ago or so. But I used to just go to nearby places such as MDW-CLE or something like that. Now, funds are a little more on the tight side with the family and all. But the one thing I look forward to now is United's E-Fares which come out every Tu...

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by trickijedi
Sun Jul 01, 2001 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Plane Spotting
Replies: 10
Views: 2818

RE: ORD Plane Spotting

Thanks!!!

That helps a lot as I have never been there before. You wouldn't happen to have street name(s) for that NW fence would you? If not it's alright, this is plenty info.

Anyway, email me if you feel like company the next time you spot down there. Peace.

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