The Mile High Guys on HP

Old Jul 10, 03, 3:13 am
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The Mile High Guys on HP

The Mile High Guys

With unlimited free flying and online access to singles worldwide, working for the Valleyıs hometown airline is the next best thing to being James Bond



Rob, a newly divorced, 41-year-old SWM known to the online dating community by his Match.com screen name "phxbuddy," is 24,000 feet over Pocatello when it suddenly dawns on him: The only piece of identifying information he has on the woman he's traveling 726 miles to see tonight is her e-mail address.
He knows her first name is Sabrina -- there can't be too many of those in the Boise white pages. But without a last name to look under, he's sunk.

Unless there's an Internet kiosk at the airport, Rob thinks. He could log on, check his e-mail and see if "sabr1nah" pops up on his AOL Instant Messenger buddy list.

But upon landing, Rob, who toils by day in the advertising department at the Tempe corporate headquarters of America West Airlines, quickly discovers that Boise Airport is no LAX. He's more likely to find an antique shoeshine stand than a broadband-wired computer station in this unintentionally retro transportation hub.



http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/issue...l/1/index.html
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Old Jul 14, 03, 11:35 pm
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These are hilarious stories!

Kinda reminds me of my days as a travel agent when u could hop on a flight for free (or next-to-free) on a whim's notice.

Good find!!

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Old Jul 16, 03, 8:53 pm
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The new URL is http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/issue...l/1/index.html

The previous one points to whatever the current (now changed) issue has in store.
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Old Jul 17, 03, 11:40 am
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For those not familiar with it, The New Times is about a step above The Enquirer, but highly entertaining nonetheless!!
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