[thechat] Tech device of my dreams becomes reality...

martin at members.evolt.org martin at members.evolt.org
Mon Apr 16 16:16:43 CDT 2001

At 21:47 13/04/01 +0100, William Anderson wrote:
> > Hmm. When your flight is due to leave at 18:40, and your ticket (checked
> > in already thank goodness) says the gate closes at 18:10, and the
> > Heathrow Express gets you in @ 18:20 and you run all the way to the
> > gate carrying a heavy as fuck rucksack, THEN you don't have time
> > to shop. Or breathe much.
>I still managed to buy a PS2 (well, fill out the pre-order form, pay using
>amex and pick out 10 DVDs as part of the bundle they were doing) while my
>7am flight to Stansted was boarding ...
>ground crew bint: "Now boarding flight GOE501 to London Stansted"
>dixons sales drone: "acht, don't worry about it"

Nope. They were closing the doors. Having a silver card helps sometimes
y'know - otherwise they would have just gone.


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