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Old Aug 18, 14, 3:02 am
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Maybe I'm being naïve but I don't think anyone was expecting GRX as the first destination!
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Old Aug 18, 14, 3:12 am
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Originally Posted by Calchas View Post
And of course if you are in the business of actually doing hands on work rather than just having a chat with old mates (), unless you have a pair of remotely operated robot arms you aren't going to get very far.

I suddenly get the picture of our frequent flyers in hard hats either directing building operations with planning documents in hand or lugging bricks up a series of sky-high girders.

More examples please.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 3:17 am
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Originally Posted by Paralytic View Post
I wonder how many future posts will here will not start "This is not a trip report, but..."
It may well be a trip report, but remember the OP is a forum ambassador and spends a lot of their time welcoming & assisting new members to the Flyertalk forums ^
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Old Aug 18, 14, 3:24 am
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Originally Posted by DrGee View Post
I suddenly get the picture of our frequent flyers in hard hats either directing building operations with planning documents in hand or lugging bricks up a series of sky-high girders.
I probably do not qualify as a frequent flier by the standards of this thread, but by a striking coincidence I am actually in a hard hat now while I wait for a colleague to return with a probably long-lost planning document (of sorts).

No bricks, building operations or sky high girders here though.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 4:53 am
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Originally Posted by 710 77345 View Post
It may well be a trip report, but remember the OP is a forum ambassador and spends a lot of their time welcoming & assisting new members to the Flyertalk forums ^
and a lot of what CWS posts is often helpful to other BA travellers as he knows / shares tips etc
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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:18 am
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Reading this has pretty much the same vibe as watching Up in the Air ....
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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by redshift27 View Post
Reading this has pretty much the same vibe as watching Up in the Air ....
Well I guess we'll have to wait to see if CWS discloses whether he has an equivalent to the Alexander Goran (Vera Farmiga) character ...
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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:25 am
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Originally Posted by Calchas View Post
And of course if you are in the business of actually doing hands on work rather than just having a chat with old mates (), unless you have a pair of remotely operated robot arms you aren't going to get very far.
I don't really want to think about the sort of work where c-w-s's hands are required. Then again, the Wikipedia article on Domestic sheep reproduction/artificial insemination makes for rather interesting reading...

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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:38 am
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Originally Posted by secretplantofightinflation View Post
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Sorry, totally OT but the 'secret plan to fight inflation' was one of my favorite West Wing episodes. Great FT name

Oh and very much enjoying the thread.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:46 am
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c-w-s, may I suggest you post in the main thread when you make an edit? Those of us following the action in My FlyerTalk may miss out otherwise.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 6:54 am
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Originally Posted by Calchas View Post
c-w-s, may I suggest you post in the main thread when you make an edit? Those of us following the action in My FlyerTalk may miss out otherwise.
Yes, good point, though I don't want to be accused of post padding! A small update from Andalusia has gone up.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 7:08 am
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Originally Posted by golfmad View Post
Sorry, totally OT but the 'secret plan to fight inflation' was one of my favorite West Wing episodes. Great FT name

Oh and very much enjoying the thread.

Re West Wing, me too!

I wondered was it from the Simpsons first of all but then it came to me.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 7:19 am
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Originally Posted by golfmad View Post
Sorry, totally OT but the 'secret plan to fight inflation' was one of my favorite West Wing episodes. Great FT name

Oh and very much enjoying the thread.
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Old Aug 18, 14, 7:21 am
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finding this all rather interesting, will watch out for new posts
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Old Aug 18, 14, 7:30 am
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Excellent trip report so far First time I've seen a CELCY hot breakfast and you picked a Hilton I've not stayed in before (although I've stayed many times in the one in Rotherhithe that comes with free ferry tickets).
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