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Rules of play
The Rules are below, the main one being. Please, only one photo at a time until we have a confirmed correct answer. It makes it much easier to keep track of.
  1. Take an obscure photo of a BA location you are currently in (or have visited recently)
  2. Post on this thread and add a clue (if you feel it’s required)
    The goal is then to be the first person to correctly guess the location.
  3. The OP confirms who has the first correct guess
  4. The OP updates the win to the Wiki
    If the winner has not won before, their name is entered and the post date/time they won is added below. If the winner has won before, the date and time of the post they won is added below their name. The post number should be that of the post containing the photo (not the post containing the correct guess).
    USER NAME
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    Location guessed, Photo post #, time guessed in.
    etc. etc
  5. To try and keep it further within the remit of the forum, I think double points should be awarded in the event that the OP can get a BA logo into the photo without giving the game away.
  6. Multiple guesses are allowed, but must be turn about with other members and at least 10 mins apart
  7. Please try and keep it to one live photo at a time.

The 2019 WITWIA? Hall of Fame

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Old May 23, 19, 8:26 am
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Durban
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Old May 23, 19, 8:31 am
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Durban
No, not Durban
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Old May 23, 19, 10:27 am
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München ?
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Old May 23, 19, 11:19 am
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München ?
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Old May 23, 19, 11:30 am
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Is it an airline lounge on one of Earth's continents beginning with the letter A?



(or an E )

Quite a hard one I think but if it's not guessed by tomorrow then maybe a little clue may come along...…….
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Old May 23, 19, 11:43 am
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Originally Posted by PETER01 View Post
Is it an airline lounge on one of Earth's continents beginning with the letter A?



(or an E )

Quite a hard one I think but if it's not guessed by tomorrow then maybe a little clue may come along...…….
Yes, the picture was taken in an airline lounge. The airport is not in a continent beginning with the letter A.
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Old May 23, 19, 12:00 pm
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Is it ARN T2?
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Old May 23, 19, 12:03 pm
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My guess would be TXL.
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Old May 23, 19, 12:12 pm
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It says Viking Longboat to me, but apart from that .... ???
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Old May 23, 19, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Steve_ZA View Post
Is it ARN T2?
Correct! It is indeed ARN T2

This boat-shaped skylight can be found in the ceiling of the Menzies lounge.

I will update the wiki.
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Old May 23, 19, 1:01 pm
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Where am I




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is it EWR?
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Old May 23, 19, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by HIDDY View Post
I've flown BA in and out of both HKG airports so it could have been Kai Tak. I assumed HK International was the current one? My wife was clearing out stuff the other day and came across the bag.
Actually probably the new one. 6W sounds like how HK stores are usually numbered, with W meaning West Passenger Hall. Probably quite an antique bag though, when's your last time seeing a food store in HKIA that looks like a family business, rather than managed chain.
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is it EWR?
Yes
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Originally Posted by TheDinge View Post
Actually probably the new one. 6W sounds like how HK stores are usually numbered, with W meaning West Passenger Hall. Probably quite an antique bag though, when's your last time seeing a food store in HKIA that looks like a family business, rather than managed chain.
Noble Time has a sweet shop at The Peak. Looks like there was one at the airport too when @HIDDY got his bag.




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