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Hmm, I had an opposite experience in April. ...

Hmm, I had an opposite experience in April.

DFW-SJC, MD80, seat 5B. Last third of the flight, and on my way to the lav I dropped off my now-empty glass in the galley. FA was sitting on her...
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Posted By appleblossom

I'm sure crews working home are more motivated to...

I'm sure crews working home are more motivated to board early, and to just get the show going - especially if they think it'll mean shutting doors and departing ahead of schedule.

I know that...
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I imagine it depends on which dep't at AA we're...

I imagine it depends on which dep't at AA we're talking about. ;)
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Posted By appleblossom

Oh, goodness; apologies for making an assumption...

Oh, goodness; apologies for making an assumption on the gender of your friend, the purser!

I believe him, and you, that it's a widespread violation that - in practice - is accepted. But forgive...
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It was explained to me that AA's liquor license...

It was explained to me that AA's liquor license was for onboard consumption only .... so that a FA absolutely can be disciplined for giving away extra minis IF those minis are taken off the plane...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 17, 13, 11:02 am
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Posted By appleblossom

Best burger for me is at Standard Diner in ABQ. ...

Best burger for me is at Standard Diner in ABQ.

1/2-lb Bourbon-butter burger, as featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, Dives.

Homemade buns, cooked (correctly) to order, drowning in that bourbon...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 17, 13, 10:57 am
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Posted By appleblossom

I'll be there next week, added it to my food...

I'll be there next week, added it to my food itinerary :D
Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 17, 13, 10:53 am
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Posted By appleblossom

Based on the rest of your story, maybe she knew...

Based on the rest of your story, maybe she knew you'd have better luck (service, not seating availability) at the bar!

My pet peeve is when they wipe down the table in front of me. I know they use...
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Posted By appleblossom

1846 SJC-DFW dep time 3:55p Wednesday, 15 March...

1846 SJC-DFW dep time 3:55p
Wednesday, 15 March

Emergency landing at SFO
Landed without incident, greeted by fire dep't

No extra 73s to spare (or crew to staff one) and no MD80 parts or...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Feb 7, 13, 6:24 pm
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Posted By appleblossom

Standard Diner in ABQ. Two weeks, two...

Standard Diner in ABQ.

Two weeks, two separate meals.

Chicken-fried tuna was decent. I'd order it again. Wasabi slaw was delicious.

Bourbon butter burger was rich, but fabulous. Too rich...
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Posted By appleblossom

Before dinner service, the FA applied a...

Before dinner service, the FA applied a strong-smelling lotion to her hands.

It was in the citrus family; I would've preferred something more floral.
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Posted By appleblossom

I think the bigger question begs: Who is he...

I think the bigger question begs:

Who is he trying to impress more, you or himself?

Either way, here's (http://imgur.com/gallery/gv0yY) the response I'm going with.
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Posted By appleblossom

Do they really count the heads in Y? It...

Do they really count the heads in Y?

It seems uncommon for many crews to even acknowledge EPs in coach, much less come through for a general headcount of the entire cabin. Come to think, same...
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Posted By appleblossom

And you wouldn't be the Lone Ranger in doing so! ...

And you wouldn't be the Lone Ranger in doing so!

I prefer to short hop across the continent on an MD80, but on occasion I've sucked it up and have taken the 767 transcon. Maybe 4-5 years ago I...
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Posted By appleblossom

There's an older, gray-haired and balding FA...

There's an older, gray-haired and balding FA named Bruce who wears glasses and a mustache. I've run into him a few times in the past year. He's a treat -- genuinely pleased to serve you in any way...
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Posted By appleblossom

Perhaps not; I figured if it'd ever be the case,...

Perhaps not; I figured if it'd ever be the case, it'd be now. Or at least, now before the new-hires hit the skies!

One of my "regular" FAs let me know that she was transferring to JFK because they...
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Posted By appleblossom

What an unfortunate experience, and sucky crew. ...

What an unfortunate experience, and sucky crew.

I understand the "I wasn't paying attention" part, to some extent. It's hard to hear the announcements just sitting NEXT to that galley, and I...
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Posted By appleblossom

Hey now! Pete spreads his special brand of...

Hey now! Pete spreads his special brand of sunshine on the morning shift, not evenings.

I have noticed the afternoon shifts tend to be staffed by the B-team, so I'm with swag's assessment of the...
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Posted By appleblossom

Annie Liebovitz, 3A #1986 ABQ-DFW ...

Annie Liebovitz, 3A

#1986 ABQ-DFW
Thursday, Dec 13
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Posted By appleblossom

Maybe a seat swap? I've also been solicited to...

Maybe a seat swap? I've also been solicited to volunteer my seat to uniformed military, might that have been it? Only twice, both times at DFW, and very clearly "no pressure, just asking because...
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Posted By appleblossom

There might be something in the FA contract that...

There might be something in the FA contract that requires AA to make certain accommodations during a lengthy delay, especially at a non-crewbase station.

So, say the crew arrived around 9am for...
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Posted By appleblossom

Trying to appreciate the take-off view from my...

Trying to appreciate the take-off view from my window seat through the hair or face oil smudges of the last passenger to sit here.
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Posted By appleblossom

Alonzo Mourning, 5A SFO-MIA #272 Thursday...

Alonzo Mourning, 5A

SFO-MIA #272
Thursday 10/18
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Posted By appleblossom

I don't think she preyed upon this guy. I think...

I don't think she preyed upon this guy. I think she's just an opportunist. There's a difference, IMO. Her actions speak more to her clear lack of personal ethics than to her risking or endangering...
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