Where in the world am I? | 2019 edition

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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.

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Old Jul 13, 19, 4:48 pm
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Stack n rack ‘em. Well done

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Old Jul 13, 19, 4:53 pm
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Thanks! I would quote McClane but let's keep this family-friendly.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 5:25 pm
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I'll keep the thread going... Where were we about to land when I snapped this around 3-4,000ft up?
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Old Jul 13, 19, 5:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Prospero View Post
Stack n rack ‘em. Well done


Like many others I've seen this great at the time movie many times so...…...

Pedant Mode On:

It is "Stack em, Pack em and Rack em"

Pedant Mode off.


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Old Jul 13, 19, 5:51 pm
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Originally Posted by MNMAA View Post
I'll keep the thread going... Where were we about to land when I snapped this around 3-4,000ft up?
It has a very Danish feel to the fields, though I can't really place where it should be. But I'll try Copenhagen anyway.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 5:57 pm
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It is not Copenhagen, sorry.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 6:31 pm
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Could be Inverness depending on the wind direction.
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Old Jul 14, 19, 1:52 am
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That is Audierne in Brittany.... but BES is not a BA or OW destination, so either we have an interloper or a BA flight heading for JER that is going for a very long lineup from the South West!
Maybe there is a thin connection via Avios and FlyBe... so I will plump for BES
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Old Jul 14, 19, 5:14 am
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Not views of the Moray Firth, no.

That is excellent, @ginger50.
We weren’t heading for Brest Bretagne though.
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Old Jul 14, 19, 5:19 am
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So.... UIP?

Purely based on @ginger50's earlier post
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Old Jul 14, 19, 5:25 am
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Correct.

Do need help with the wiki please. And perhaps an extra credit to @ginger50 as well then?
I see there are a few along those lines up there already.
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Old Jul 14, 19, 5:44 am
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Where is this Oneworld destination (suspect it will be too easy but if I crop it anymore you end up with just some tarmac)

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Old Jul 14, 19, 6:29 am
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Hi,

Is it Easter Island (IPC)?

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Old Jul 14, 19, 6:37 am
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Originally Posted by The _Banking_Scot View Post
Hi,

Is it Easter Island (IPC)?

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Correct... (note to self: more cropping!)

p.s. can someone please update the Wiki?
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Old Jul 14, 19, 9:06 am
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Think this one will be memorable anyone who sees it. Which BA destination was I at today.
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