Have you signed a stone at DTW?

 
Old Dec 18, 08, 8:25 am
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Have you signed a stone at DTW?

I noticed the scribbled stones at DTW a year or two ago in the A Terminal fake tree planters. Never carry a felt-tipped marker though. The "end" being nearer and feeling sentimental, last month, I took a blank* rock with me to BUF, borrowed a Sharpie from the hotel and placed it back at DTW the next day.

If you are in A Terminal, between the A - B/C connector and the coffee place near Gate 40, look for my rock.

* Find blank stones in the planters under the overhead monitors at the T-intersection.
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Old Dec 18, 08, 10:55 am
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I'm going to now, I noticed them a couple times before, but never realized what people were doing!
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Old Dec 18, 08, 11:19 am
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my g/f and I noticed them a week ago when we had a forced overnight at DTW... noticed LOTS of Japanese signatures on the rocks
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Old Dec 18, 08, 11:41 am
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Not my own personal rock per-se, but I've helped out on a few group efforts after meetings for a non-profit in DTW. As a matter of fact, I found one of ours in your picture--the one that says CISV 08. It's a small world (of rocks)!
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Old Dec 18, 08, 11:46 am
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OMG, I'm hanging out with stoners!
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Old Dec 18, 08, 12:19 pm
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Originally Posted by kcnwa View Post
I'm going to now, I noticed them a couple times before, but never realized what people were doing!
Cool. Post a pic when you get it done.

Originally Posted by thezipper View Post
... noticed LOTS of Japanese signatures on the rocks
Funny. I don't recall seeing any Japanese ones, ever.

Originally Posted by n301dp View Post
... I found one of ours in your picture--the one that says CISV 08. It's a small world (of rocks)!
Wow! I made a note on my pic labeling it as yours.

Originally Posted by Jaimito Cartero View Post
OMG, I'm hanging out with stoners!
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Old Dec 18, 08, 7:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Jaimito Cartero View Post
OMG, I'm hanging out with stoners!
That cracked me up!

I'm TOTALLY going to bring a sharpie with me next time through DTW and sign a stone!
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Old Dec 23, 08, 11:11 am
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Old Jan 27, 09, 4:35 am
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FINALLY brought a marker to DTW and signed a stone! Even signed it

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so hopefully some other FT members will see it...
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Old Jan 27, 09, 6:28 am
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Old Jan 27, 09, 7:32 am
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And here I thought someone had created a huge gravemarker / gravestone for NWA and palced it at DTW for everyone to sign.....
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Old Jan 27, 09, 5:05 pm
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And here I thought someone had created a huge gravemarker / gravestone for NWA and palced it at DTW for everyone to sign.....
Funny you should say that because when I was writing my stone I couldn't think of just what to write at first...and then it occured to me that I should thank NWA while it is still labeled NWA....

So for me my stone WAS almost like a gravemarker for the old NWA before it is totally altered/changed/(ruined?)...
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Old Jan 28, 09, 12:11 pm
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luckycoins9876 mentioned the stones in his blog yesterday. ^ CLICK
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Old Jan 28, 09, 5:36 pm
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Old Jan 28, 09, 8:13 pm
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I've never seen this stone because I'm always going straight to concourse B.
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