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Jun 2, 12, 7:03 pm
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Posted By zippypinhead

I dunno. It's kinda like hanging out in your old...

I dunno. It's kinda like hanging out in your old neighborhood. It's all familiar but it's just not home anymore.:(
At least over here, I know the drill to multi-quote. Never have figured it out over...
Forum: Midwest
May 8, 12, 9:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By zippypinhead

That brings back some memories.... Back in the...

That brings back some memories....
Back in the 70's, before anyone even thought about security, I used to fly from Burke Lakefront in downtown Cleveland up to Detroit City Airport.
With a 6:30am...
Apr 28, 12, 9:31 pm
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Posted By zippypinhead

The story I heard years ago was that CAL had a...

The story I heard years ago was that CAL had a maintenence facility at Stapleton that did quite a bit of "heavy maintenence".
They wanted to be able to fly some of those aircraft out after Stapleton...
Apr 27, 12, 9:21 am
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Views: 7,074
Posted By zippypinhead

I've always just hit "print reciept" after...

I've always just hit "print reciept" after getting my boarding pass at the airport. So far, it's shown the add charges every time.
But, with the new/old system and all the changes made, YMMV
Apr 25, 12, 10:19 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,301
Posted By zippypinhead

Easy solution to the whole exit row briefing...

Easy solution to the whole exit row briefing problem:
Have the passenger complete an on-line course for each aircraft type they would like exit row seating on.
Hell, I do it all the time to gain...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 20, 12, 10:08 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,758
Posted By zippypinhead

What a cruel, cruel thread.... I love grapefruit...

What a cruel, cruel thread.... I love grapefruit & could eat it for breakfast lunch 'n dinner.
But, the cardiologist says no.:(
Grapefruit has some sort of problems with quite a few medications &...
Forum: Midwest
Apr 15, 12, 11:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By zippypinhead

Looks like you had a fine day out. I haven't...

Looks like you had a fine day out.
I haven't been to the museum in a few years. Looks like they've added some exhibits. I feel a need to visit a customer down that way....
Forum: Midwest
Apr 7, 12, 10:16 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By zippypinhead

Me? Price rarely is part of the decision on...

Me? Price rarely is part of the decision on travel. Most of my trips are short notice so, I'm usually paying full fare.
What is important for me is getting to/from where I need to go. With more and...
Forum: Midwest
Apr 2, 12, 7:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By zippypinhead

Bumpity uppity. Just wondering if the original...

Bumpity uppity.
Just wondering if the original poster has done his tour of Wright Pat & what he thought of the whole thing....
Mar 3, 12, 7:46 pm
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Views: 164,906
Posted By zippypinhead

I consider it a slush fund.:D When I can, I'll...

I consider it a slush fund.:D
When I can, I'll book one-ways instead of round trips. That gains me a couple of things.
1.) If I need to make changes to the itinerary, it keeps the fare rules...
Feb 16, 12, 6:31 pm
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Views: 38,989
Posted By zippypinhead

And sometimes a T shirt and flip flops.:D

And sometimes a T shirt and flip flops.:D
Dec 27, 11, 11:40 am
Replies: 110
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Posted By zippypinhead

Some RJ flights are full of elites. I made Plat...

Some RJ flights are full of elites. I made Plat one year with only four mainline flights. The rest were all RJ's or turboprops.
And, yes, my butt was really sore.
Dec 12, 11, 1:50 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 13,263
Posted By zippypinhead

Slightly off-topic but.... I've been told that...

Slightly off-topic but....
I've been told that if you save a can of beer from the previous flight, pull it from your briefcase, shake it up, and toss it down the aisle on climb out, you can soak a...
Nov 7, 11, 5:08 pm
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Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

Well, we just got the news that I have one more...

Well, we just got the news that I have one more night here in the Cleveland Clinic. (the browser in the community computers they have on the floors blocks the use of emoticons so just imagine a...
Nov 5, 11, 8:03 pm
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Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

Enjoying my stay here at the Cleveland Clinic. ...

Enjoying my stay here at the Cleveland Clinic.
Hopefully, they'll spring me out on Monday.
Oct 14, 11, 8:56 pm
Replies: 3,915
Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

The answer to the young man's problems lies in an...

The answer to the young man's problems lies in an ordinary hair dryer... Direct it at the thermostat and the cooling effects of central air will appear.:D
Forum: Midwest
Sep 30, 11, 10:20 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,120
Posted By zippypinhead

Option 1.) Ask at baggage claim if anyone is...

Option 1.) Ask at baggage claim if anyone is headed to Cleveland. Offer to Pick up the fuel....
Option 2.) Check into one way rentals to CLE, drop the car and take the ransid transit downtown or...
Sep 26, 11, 3:11 pm
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Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

My old flight instructor used to fly the press...

My old flight instructor used to fly the press plane that chased the President around on his travels. He told me one reporter would take a can of warm beer from his briefcase, shake it up, pop the...
Aug 23, 11, 1:46 pm
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Views: 21,223
Posted By zippypinhead

You might want to invest in a set of calipers...

You might want to invest in a set of calipers like this:
http://www1.mscdirect.com/cgi/NNSRIT2?PMAKA=03883980&PMPXNO=1724944&cm_re=ItemDetail-_-ResultListing-_-SearchResults
Made by SPI and over...
Aug 23, 11, 1:22 pm
Replies: 3,915
Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

I strongly disagree with that statement.... we...

I strongly disagree with that statement.... we whine all the time about lack of beer, barbeque, upgrades and poop.... we haven't had a good poo referenece here in months.:rolleyes:
Aug 11, 11, 9:18 pm
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Views: 1,838
Posted By zippypinhead

Satan:rolleyes:

Satan:rolleyes:
Aug 3, 11, 2:35 pm
Replies: 3,915
Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

Teh Box? Or, sbm12's lunch?:rolleyes:

Teh Box?
Or, sbm12's lunch?:rolleyes:
Jul 30, 11, 8:46 pm
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Views: 95,847
Posted By zippypinhead

Dunno if anyone else has mentioned it... and I'm...

Dunno if anyone else has mentioned it... and I'm not going to slog through 18 pages to find out... But, the mints in the CLE PC have been downsized.
I'm sure they're saving a couple hundred bucks a...
Jul 25, 11, 7:23 pm
Replies: 3,915
Views: 276,581
Posted By zippypinhead

Tomorrow I'm on my way to RDU and then the drive...

Tomorrow I'm on my way to RDU and then the drive up to beautiful Eden.* Spending Wednesday in one of the major breweries trying to sort out some problems on a production line...


*-Eden, if you...
Forum: Midwest
Jul 14, 11, 8:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By zippypinhead

"...Have spotted that Dollar do cheap car hire...

"...Have spotted that Dollar do cheap car hire out of Dayton at ca $40 all in, which I'm guessing is cheaper than taxis and more convenient. Any one know what the off-airport shuttle to/from Dollar...
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