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Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 10, 09, 11:37 am
Replies: 119
Views: 10,601
Posted By the wide chair

extra protein!

My wife had a green inch worm crawling out of the kale on her plate; not once, but twice at two different Applebees in Flint, MI. This was before we were married. Needless to say, we haven't ever...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Feb 2, 09, 10:32 pm
Replies: 838
Views: 28,024
Posted By the wide chair

a glass of Australian Cabernet.

a glass of Australian Cabernet.
Jan 2, 09, 7:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By the wide chair

maybe they don't want a repeat of 10 years ago...

maybe they don't want a repeat of 10 years ago :eek:
Jan 1, 09, 8:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By the wide chair

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner...

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner...
Oct 14, 08, 12:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By the wide chair

Ah, indeed. I worked for NW back in 1991 in MSP...

Ah, indeed.
I worked for NW back in 1991 in MSP when KL and NW first hooked up.
At the time, they had a joint venture and NW would sell the left side of the plane and KL the right side.
As a NW...
Feb 23, 08, 8:12 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,712
Posted By the wide chair

well, of course the answer regarding priority of...

well, of course the answer regarding priority of ontime or safety is obvious and I agree that ice, and hence the necessity to de-ice is weather related. However, the de-icing could have been managed...
Feb 23, 08, 7:56 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,712
Posted By the wide chair

[B] I don't know what the official aviation...

[B] I don't know what the official aviation forecast. The general media forecast was for a light wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain, with little or no accumulation. And that's what we got....
Feb 23, 08, 6:53 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,712
Posted By the wide chair

Without knowing all the facts, it seems like NW...

Without knowing all the facts, it seems like NW dropped the ball here. Maybe it would have been a good idea to have applied Type IV fluid when the aircraft arrived yesterday to retard the build-up of...
Nov 9, 07, 11:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By the wide chair

urban legend ?

Dragos,

first of all, I'm glad to hear all is well with your pet.
since you received a pm from nwscoop I assume you will be taken care of but at a minimum you should receive a FULL refund of the...
Nov 9, 07, 10:53 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By the wide chair

[B] hey nwscoop [B]

[/B]

don't know how long you've been with the redtail, but you may remember the phantom passes NW used to mail to their elite members. Employees who did a good job would be given a phantom pass...
Nov 8, 07, 11:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By the wide chair

well said !! couldn't agree more.

well said !! couldn't agree more.
Oct 28, 07, 8:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By the wide chair

NW finally figured this out? This has been widely...

NW finally figured this out? This has been widely reported and accepted for what, 25 years now? Better late than never, I suppose.

I'm not holding my breath when it comes to NW treating their...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 28, 07, 12:55 am
Replies: 138
Views: 28,451
Posted By the wide chair

Back in the mid-90s I was working at NW and two...

Back in the mid-90s I was working at NW and two buddies and myself went over to Europe for a weeklong trip. We visited my folks in Belgium, drove to Amsterdam, then on to visit friends in Germany and...
Aug 12, 07, 8:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By the wide chair

Aalso try sidestep.com; I've had good luck with...

Aalso try sidestep.com; I've had good luck with them.
May 23, 07, 11:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By the wide chair

Never landed at the Polderbaan in AMS, have you :)

Never landed at the Polderbaan in AMS, have you :)
Apr 5, 07, 7:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By the wide chair

Years ago, I worked for Mesaba in FNT. This was...

Years ago, I worked for Mesaba in FNT. This was during the Fokker F27 days (anybody remember those?) in the late eighties. These birds would break down all the time and FNT was usually an easy...
Mar 17, 07, 12:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By the wide chair

Cdl

Could it have something to do with the CDL (Configuration Deviation List)?
When I still worked for NW, I once took a delay for a missing ashtray on a DC-10 (the ones that were installed outside of...
Mar 4, 07, 10:18 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,416
Posted By the wide chair

Good Luck!

Best of luck to you. I quit the Red Tail about 3 years ago after 13 years with them (both union and management) and I've never looked back. Sure I miss (a number of) the people I worked with, since...
Feb 28, 07, 7:02 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,227
Posted By the wide chair

FYI, if you write to TTU, they can actually go...

FYI, if you write to TTU, they can actually go into the history of your PNR and see who issued you the F boarding pass for DTW-PBI. Every agent is assigned a code to them so NW could actually find...
Feb 28, 07, 6:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By the wide chair

or something like that, yeah ;)

or something like that, yeah ;)
Feb 28, 07, 1:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By the wide chair

fubar

....beyond all recognition :D
Feb 28, 07, 11:53 am
Replies: 90
Views: 4,586
Posted By the wide chair

Agreed. I lived in the So. Mpls area when I...

Agreed. I lived in the So. Mpls area when I worked for NW in the early 90s. I remember the snowstorm of Halloween '91 (20" in 24 hrs if I remember correctly) when I was stuck working at the airport...
Feb 6, 07, 8:23 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 3,397
Posted By the wide chair

it's ITS !!!!

it's ITS !!!!
Dec 8, 06, 7:49 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By the wide chair

sorry...duplicate

sorry...duplicate
Dec 8, 06, 7:42 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By the wide chair

With all due respect to all the NW employees...

With all due respect to all the NW employees posting on FT, but unfortunately, 2 negatives don't make a positive in the aviation industry.
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