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Mar 15, 19, 5:48 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,429
Posted By missdimeaner

When travelling in Y, if you have no great need...

When travelling in Y, if you have no great need to rush off anywhere I suggest booking a seat towards the rear. There is more chance of an empty seat beside you and if you are really lucky an economy...
Mar 14, 19, 7:59 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,885
Posted By missdimeaner

We needed them in December at JFK T7, all the APC...

We needed them in December at JFK T7, all the APC machines were ‘roped off’.
I ended up filling the customs form as I queued.
Mar 11, 19, 4:48 pm
Replies: 432
Views: 43,550
Posted By missdimeaner

Forgive my ignorance- is the Negus livery the one...

Forgive my ignorance- is the Negus livery the one from the 1970s with airways all in lower case ?
That paint job was the first BA livery I flew on, and my first long haul. As long as they don’t...
Mar 10, 19, 3:45 pm
Replies: 432
Views: 43,550
Posted By missdimeaner

I’ve been on the lookout for the retro jets as...

I’ve been on the lookout for the retro jets as they pass my location at approx 3000ft on final approach.
I had a ‘moment’ today on a bus going to Clapham Junction I spotted the Landor 747 saying to...
Mar 7, 19, 3:46 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By missdimeaner

I always complain to people by smiling and saying...

I always complain to people by smiling and saying ‘excuse me.....etc’ always delivering it in a complimentary tone of voice but making it clear I am not praising their behaviour.
The end result is...
Mar 7, 19, 3:34 am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,873
Posted By missdimeaner

I know a few Americans who habitually pronounce...

I know a few Americans who habitually pronounce Potato as Po- day- do, in fact nearly all the T’s become P’s.
Coming back to Avios, Avvy Oss singular and plural, could the plural be Avii (avvy eye)...
Feb 28, 19, 2:01 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 8,871
Posted By missdimeaner

True - the Vodka is an antiseptic though ;)

True - the Vodka is an antiseptic though ;)
Feb 28, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 8,871
Posted By missdimeaner

I have only noticed one thing I don’t like - the...

I have only noticed one thing I don’t like - the water glasses -aka my V&T glass.
I have received several chipped glasses - and even a cut lip from one. Due to the ‘cut glass’ the rim chips are not...
Feb 28, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,508
Posted By missdimeaner

Are the Elders your parents ? If you can I would...

Are the Elders your parents ? If you can I would do some YouTube research, I had a relative who was collecting me from the airport who also got easily confused. I searched for videos showing the...
Feb 28, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By missdimeaner

I really miss the CW curries pre Do & Co (theirs...

I really miss the CW curries pre Do & Co (theirs are not in the same league).
It’s a moot point as I have developed an allergy to ginger, therefore any curry has to be prepared by yours truly given...
Feb 23, 19, 5:39 am
Replies: 266
Views: 35,835
Posted By missdimeaner

I used to do that - when I grew up all my pets...

I used to do that - when I grew up all my pets were named Bill ! I don’t think you ever grow out of it.
Data point: My son and daughter are not called Bill :D
Feb 23, 19, 3:25 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,757
Posted By missdimeaner

Parents on phones is one of my bugbears - it...

Parents on phones is one of my bugbears - it deprives children of personal interaction.
When I was a child - a veeery long time ago I would stand on the front bench seat of the car with a toy...
Feb 22, 19, 5:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By missdimeaner

I think a quick check to the dashboard would show...

I think a quick check to the dashboard would show that if you have moved from silver to gold you will have that status for the rest of your current year plus the next year.
Hope that helps. I have...
Feb 20, 19, 12:25 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,049
Posted By missdimeaner

100% agree - I would still be blue but now I am...

100% agree - I would still be blue but now I am enjoying the ‘heady heights’ of silver (not gold though).
I have found the BAEC forum dashboard a great resource as well as all the advice I have been...
Feb 16, 19, 9:26 am
Replies: 266
Views: 35,835
Posted By missdimeaner

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/7f31de7d_e751_43e4_a6b2_d5631819943b_6732055934479d4565ba478368cc6f12fb1f5d7c.jpeg
My stuffie family are happy and relieved!
Feb 16, 19, 9:17 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By missdimeaner

I seem to develop new allergies regularly (this...

I seem to develop new allergies regularly (this is being medically investigated) and have been given a drink with an ingredient I’m allergic to onboard despite checking it didn’t contain said...
Feb 14, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By missdimeaner

I seem to remember being able to guest my mother...

I seem to remember being able to guest my mother for check in and security at T5 - the staff (including security) were all very nice to my mother.
- Edit - beaten to it.
Feb 14, 19, 12:31 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 10,232
Posted By missdimeaner

I recall having a whispered disagreement with MrD...

I recall having a whispered disagreement with MrD whilst seated in an aisle seat UD. It gave me great pleasure to raise the screen while he was mid sentence ;).
Feb 13, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 10,232
Posted By missdimeaner

I feel extremely uncomfortable with a stranger...

I feel extremely uncomfortable with a stranger facing me and would smile and put the screen up.
Offically (I think) it only needs to be down for the safety briefing- I don’t think it was incredibly...
Feb 7, 19, 12:20 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 35,835
Posted By missdimeaner

Hoping you get pink teddy back - I still have...

Hoping you get pink teddy back - I still have mine from ‘babyhood’ - he wears support stocking and a big bandage round his tummy to stop his sawdust coming out.
Fingers crossed!
Feb 4, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,693
Posted By missdimeaner

Age- 21-150 depending on what time of day it is. ...

Age- 21-150 depending on what time of day it is.
First flight 1963
First BA flight 1978
Joined BAEC Oct 2010
Too few tier points to bother about but silver since 2015.
All leisure self funded.
Feb 4, 19, 8:00 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,988
Posted By missdimeaner

Two years ago I got 3 op-ups in a row. 2x WT+...

Two years ago I got 3 op-ups in a row.
2x WT+ to J at check-in/bag drop.
1x WT to WT+ at the gate.
None since then.
Feb 2, 19, 6:30 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,272
Posted By missdimeaner

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/570x305/18481908_265e_4543_adc9_653c1a10d541_5c2b0b81de33fce8e460cdb7efc6b21b28778b94.jpeg
Interestingly I have only visited London 7 times...
Jan 29, 19, 12:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By missdimeaner

If I have to take an evening flight I will always...

If I have to take an evening flight I will always opt for the later one (BA182?) my personal preference is for the daytime flight but understandably not everyone has the time to do that.
T7 at JFK...
Jan 29, 19, 7:03 am
Replies: 175
Views: 20,725
Posted By missdimeaner

I flew on a BA 747 ‘Classic’ in 1978 - on an APEX...

I flew on a BA 747 ‘Classic’ in 1978 - on an APEX fare so no sniff of UD if it was Y then. Paper tickets MrD and I checked in at Victoria (old BOAC) and were bussed to LHR.
We had joined BA’s...
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