Gitfiddle's Amazing and Annoying Airport Adventures

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  1. Gitfiddle

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    I'm sitting here in an empty airport terminal in Houston. It's 2 am local time. I know this because of the clock on the wall and not because of my phone which, for some reason, still shows west coast time. And that is why I'm where I am instead of a hotel bed in Austin.

    I got off my plane in Denver and checked my phone and noted that I had two hours to make my connecting flight to Austin. Cool, I'll get dinner. So I did. Then I casually stroll back to my gate, stopping in the restroom on the way. As I reach my gate, I sit down and plug in my electronics. There's an asshole at the desk ranting to the agent about missing his flight and that he needs to be in Austin. What?

    That's when I notice the wall clock. It's an hour ahead of my phone's clock. My plane is pulling away from the gate. Fuck.
     
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  2. Phil McKrakin

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    How much for the wifi?
     
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    Amateur. :facepalm:
     
  4. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Im using my phone's network as a hot spot for my tablet.
     
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    Genius! Too bad yer too stupid to catch the connecting flight.
     
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    Times they are a changin'. Not on his phone though.
     
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    So I explain my situation to the agent and she directs me to the customer service desk at the opposite side of the terminal. I wait in a good sized line, observing entitled assholes yelling and swearing at the agents because they won't cater to their every whim, even though they're the ones who missed their flights.

    Seriously, these agents have the patience of saints. I'm not the one getting yelled at and I have an overwhelming urge to choke the shit out of these fucking rude assholes.

    It's finally my turn and I'm extra nice to the girl helping me. She gets me on a Houston flight where I'll wait about six or seven hours for a flight to Austin. Even though it's only a relatively short wait, she offers me a discount voucher for a hotel in Houston but I decline.

    Time to board my flight to Houston.
     
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    dope
     
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    My phone and tablet still haven't adjusted to the local time and I don't know why.

    Every time I've travelled in the past my phones have shown the local time upon landing. :dontknow:
     
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    Then fuck off. :hat:
     
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    Fuck the haters.
    Safe flight and hope all goes well.
    Even after U made fun of my father and me. o_O
     
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    Make me.
     
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    LOL @ not knowing your ETA, estimated arrival and departure...in local times...transfer times and such...gotta be wired tight..In yer head...not your phone IMO

    No offense
     
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    I knew the flight times, dummy. Hard to make them when the clock you're looking at is wrong. Reading comprehension.
     
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    yer the dummy here, dummy
     
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    I may be retarded but I always make a hand written not epad

    If you knew your arrival time...looked at your clock and were 2 hours early, you might think something of it...or not


    Thinking comprehension
     
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    It's amazing how people think....LOL
     
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    Ok genius, got it.
     
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    Who looks at their phone when the local time is literally on the clock on a wall at the airport?