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Message 1332773 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 13:32:09 UTC
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[thought bubble] "Mr. King! Mr. King! How many times will this happen to me before I remember not to use my full name while flying!"[/thought bubble]
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Message 1332778 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 13:59:42 UTC

Bondage and Discipline for the wheelchair-bound...
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Message 1332790 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 14:38:51 UTC

OK, lots of good entries. I'm always amazed at the different directions people take in these.

Third place is a tie, with the theme I had had in mind:
Carlos with "What do you call a seat that costs less than standby?"
Skildude with "Some of the smaller carriers have taken shortcuts in safety. Not at Southwest Air, we provide alternate safety gear at no additional cost"

Heading in directions I wouldn't have thought, Chris gets 2nd place with "
Johns fantasy of bondage with a Stewardess, wasn't working so well ....."

And 1st place to Michael Roberts, with the totally unexpected "The 'cellists of the LSO now disguise their instruments as incapacitated passengers to get round stricter airline regulations."

PM going out soon.
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Message 1332977 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 23:06:22 UTC - in response to Message 1332790.

Thanks Bill. Let's see what we think of this helpful piece of information:


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Message 1332987 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 23:44:38 UTC

The long and lonely road.
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Message 1332989 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 23:45:24 UTC

The sign on the other side reads the same, and I have walked 55 Km just to get here...
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Message 1333049 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 3:36:04 UTC

But it's only 149 to the nearest cell tower.

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Message 1333067 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 5:51:22 UTC
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"You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead - your next stop ... Perth"

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Message 1333068 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 6:03:27 UTC

"An emergency 174 km ahead? I wonder how they could they could know that? Is it a state of perpetual emergency? Well, best to exit this highway before I go another 174 km on it, right?"

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Message 1333071 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 6:23:48 UTC

But I need the loo NOW!!!!!
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Message 1333117 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 8:27:04 UTC

I don't need a phone, I need gas!!
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Message 1333170 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 14:28:18 UTC
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I don't need an emergency phone now, but if there's no loo before then there is going to be an emergency!

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Message 1333229 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 17:59:52 UTC - in response to Message 1333170.

174 KM ... thats like half a mile, right?
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Message 1333232 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 18:07:32 UTC

This really is the middle of nowhere - the sign the other way says just the same...
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Message 1333252 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 19:34:40 UTC

Amen to the invention of cell phones!
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Message 1333331 - Posted: 31 Jan 2013, 23:02:43 UTC - in response to Message 1332977.
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Well that's about 24 hours and ten or so entries, so:::

Third place to John McLeod VII with "The sign on the other side reads the same, and I have walked 55 Km just to get here..." Reminds me of once in Orléans where I followed signs to the Temple Protestant all the way in a circle back to the first one without ever seeing the Temple Protestant itself.

Second place to Stupidest (and Shortest) Cruncher/Poster for good misinterpretation: "An emergency 174 km ahead? I wonder how they could they know that? Is it a state of perpetual emergency? Well, best to exit this highway before I go another 174 km on it, right?"

First place definitely goes to rob smith: "But I need the loo NOW!!!!!". PM on its way.

(update) I see this is the rather pleasing message number 1333331.

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Message 1333426 - Posted: 1 Feb 2013, 5:56:08 UTC

Thank you,
I'll post a captionable picture when I get in from work this evening.
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Message 1334076 - Posted: 2 Feb 2013, 21:13:43 UTC
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Message 1334257 - Posted: 3 Feb 2013, 13:36:16 UTC - in response to Message 1334076.

Nice graphics! I've sent a little reminder to Rob and will check here again this evening CET...

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Message 1334272 - Posted: 3 Feb 2013, 14:49:16 UTC

Well, I got in on Friday, and I was sitting down to lunch when the phone rang, and now its Sunday afternoon and I'm back in from work - what happened to Saturday? Al I know is I was meant to post something on Friday.
Michael, I'll have to pass this one over, as I'm going to get some sleep before going back to work (hopefully tomorrow morning, but the way things have been going this weekend who knows)
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