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Old Dec 21, 2020, 7:43 am
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Originally Posted by CdnFlier
Holy, how has it been so long. That was a fun day.
Yep, fun day it was hanging out with several FTers.

Kelvin was there too!
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Old Dec 21, 2020, 1:45 pm
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That was a fun day. Had a few pics taken of me by a Toronto Star photogrpher trying out the new lie flat seats and they got picked up by Getty Images and were published in papers in Houston and as far away as China. My 15 seconds of fame!
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Old Dec 21, 2020, 3:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
I didn't spend much time in that lounge. My international travel only really took off after T2 was completed and the new MLL opened. I did spend enough time there, though, to really appreciate how much better the MLL is
Yeah. The IKEA furniture in there was getting super tired. Well, I'm assuming it was IKEA, because it sure looked like it.
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Old Dec 21, 2020, 4:13 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad
Yeah. The IKEA furniture in there was getting super tired. Well, I'm assuming it was IKEA, because it sure looked like it.
I love IKEA stuff, but I'm not sure it would take the pounding an airport lounge gets. More likely it was something sturdier, isn't it?
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 11:41 am
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
I love IKEA stuff, but I'm not sure it would take the pounding an airport lounge gets. More likely it was something sturdier, isn't it?
perhaps, but I'm pretty sure there were some actual IKEA stuff
i liked the business area because it was hidden in an nook on the far side
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad
perhaps, but I'm pretty sure there were some actual IKEA stuff
i liked the business area because it was hidden in an nook on the far side
I don't remember it well. Was it at the back? To the right after you come in the check-in?

And there was an upstairs area to that place too, right?
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
I don't remember it well. Was it at the back? To the right after you come in the check-in?

And there was an upstairs area to that place too, right?
Yes, there was an upstairs.
the business center was upstairs
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad
Yes, there was an upstairs.
the business center was upstairs
No elevator to get up though, only a staircase? Maybe a curved one?
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 2:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
No elevator to get up though, only a staircase? Maybe a curved one?
IIRC it was quasi curved at the top section.

IIRC there was an elevator... but I can't remember exactly where.
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 2:05 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad
IIRC it was quasi curved at the top section.
So maybe my memory isn't so bad.

IIRC there was an elevator... but I can't remember exactly where.
I only remember taking the stairs, not sure why.
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 2:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
So maybe my memory isn't so bad.



I only remember taking the stairs, not sure why.
i do remember taking showers there lol
their shower rooms were very bare bones
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 2:51 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad
i do remember taking showers there lol
their shower rooms were very bare bones
I've never had a shower in any AC lounge. Only ever had showers in airport lounges a couple of times.
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 2:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith
I've never had a shower in any AC lounge.
Just as well. I hear they can be dangerous.
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1
Just as well. I hear they can be dangerous.
I've always wondered that story was true, or whether he was just trashing the place like a rock star would trash their dressing room or hotel room...

Wait, I better add a so he doesn't think I'm serious
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Old Dec 22, 2020, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1
Just as well. I hear they can be dangerous.
luckily I never had any earth "shattering" disasters at the old LHR T3 Lonodon Lounge or the old LHR T3 AC Arrivals MLL shower rooms
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