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Old Feb 20, 07, 7:12 am
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You know you've been travelling in Y too long when...

1) You hear the collective tearing noise run through the cabin as tubs of Apple Pie/Rhubarb Crumble/Cheesecake are opened

2) You hear the collective rustle of small packets of pretzels

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Old Feb 20, 07, 7:44 am
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3. The white and red wines taste exactly the same;
4. You start looking forward to the deli-box breakfast in 6 hours time;
5. You wake up and can't feel your legs
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Old Feb 20, 07, 7:48 am
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6. You know the menu by heart (Would you like the Roast Salmon or the Chicken Stew?)
7. You're excited by the fact that you are sitting next to a child as they don't take up much room.
8. You're happy about the new carryon restrictions.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 7:53 am
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9. When they say Chicken or Beef, you have to ask what exactly it is. (happened on Sun' in WT+, got an iffy look back)
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Old Feb 20, 07, 8:00 am
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1. When your first choice is unavailable owing to previous passenger's selection!
2. When you know that your first choice doesn't really matter since it all tastes the same anyway!
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Old Feb 20, 07, 10:35 am
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* You enjoy long periods sitting in the smelly little washrooms because of the generous legroom.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 11:16 am
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Originally Posted by das05r View Post
* You enjoy long periods sitting in the smelly little washrooms because of the generous legroom.
No, when you sit on the fold down baby changing table so that you can reach the sink to wash your feet ready for the meeting next day.

When your osteopath's bill for putting your body back into shape exceeds the air fare paid

When you know which row goes from 3 to 2 down the back of the 744

When you have to sit on the cabin crew jumpseat for 15 hours because your legs are too long to sit in the seat (thank you Monarch for that delight)

When you are not a nervous flyer but still sit next to the black boxes (and not the one I have in my hand baggage...)

When you get so bored, you fix the seats, cabin interior, overhead lights, floor lighting track, tray tables ....

When you know exactly when the pizza is to be served on the AA 90 day flight from ORD and have been waiting for 3 hours for that moment

When you swear because you missed the opportunity to swap AA in Y for EI in J on another thread, even though there was D class still available on your selected dates

When it feels slightly better than flying in a C-130 Hercules or any Antonov freighter to get to where you are going

When you know exactly how to sleep in a row of three seats and think that your Mileage God has looked down on you when it happens

When you look at somebody else in a row of 3 and they have not used the safety briefing card wedged into the gap between the outside seat cushion and the frame and extending upwards to the armrest to stop the pillow falling into the aisle and think "amateur"

When the lady next to you tries to commit suicide with a knife

When the lady opposite you (on Southwest) pulls a gun out of her handbag

When a "flat bed" is something to sleep on in a single storey living accommodation

When "More Champagne Sir" is just a name on FT (sorry Morse)

When seat back entertainment is running a sweepstake to guess when the person in front will crush your knees

When the IQ of the person next to you is less than their seat number
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Old Feb 20, 07, 11:19 am
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Originally Posted by das05r View Post
* You enjoy long periods sitting in the smelly little washrooms because of the generous legroom.


Waking up at home one morning, you find yourself picking one of the soft silver plastic packets, out of your drawer, pulling on a pair of blue socks, and putting the eyeshades and toothbrush to one side for later.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 12:49 pm
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Originally Posted by spotwelder View Post
When you are not a nervous flyer but still sit next to the black boxes
So where do the black boxes hang?
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Old Feb 20, 07, 12:54 pm
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Given that the black boxes are actually painted orange, that would make it next to a fake tan wearing Mancunion lady then
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Old Feb 20, 07, 1:24 pm
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When the wretched Well Being video comes on, and you don't know whether to laugh, cry or smash the screen when the 'be a mover' suggestion is made.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 1:40 pm
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When you feel nothing but contempt for those that are queuing in fast track line at boarding....when it's being used....rarely.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 1:40 pm
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When you've done two RTW's, several mediumhaul routes, mucho domestic flying/European on BA/QF/CX and you still only have 25k BAEC miles

BAEC sucks **** !
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Old Feb 20, 07, 1:59 pm
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Originally Posted by spotwelder View Post
No, when you sit on the fold down baby changing table so that you can reach the sink to wash your feet ready for the meeting next day.

blah blah blah
Respect.

I think we have a winner.
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Old Feb 20, 07, 7:46 pm
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When you permanently have two little dents in your shins from that f!%@&ing foot rest. (I HATE that foot rest, I have spent hours on BA thinking of things I'd like to do with the git that thought that one up.)
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