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Posted using TxtLJ [Apr. 10th, 2007|09:40 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
Landed! Home sweet home...
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[User Picture]From: k48
2007-04-10 07:50 pm (UTC)
By the way, Brad, did you ever notice that anyone would applause after successful landing? I believe it's a peculiar feature of us Russians. The plane lands - Russians applause. On foreign airlines I haven't ever seen anyone applauding...
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-04-10 07:59 pm (UTC)
On planes going to party destinations (islands, Las Vegas, etc...), it's common.

It's also likely to happen if the plane is full of a sports team or church group or other collection of kids traveling together. Especially girls soccer teams... :-)

But yeah, generally not. Only for the above special cases.
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[User Picture]From: glyphard
2007-04-10 09:04 pm (UTC)
i noticed that it used to happen almost all the time on international flights when I was a kid, but now US to europe(and vice versa) flights rarely end with everyone clapping.

also, cracks me up that the arrival post is in LJ before the departure post! ( intended behavior, but still funny to read)
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-04-10 09:15 pm (UTC)
Well, understood behavior, but still kinda buggy. Friends pages sort by absolute time, and user pages sort by time-you-said-it-was. And because I didn't tell it timezones.... it gets it wrong. *sigh*
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[User Picture]From: taral
2007-04-10 10:38 pm (UTC)
Welcome back to sanity.
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[User Picture]From: dakus
2007-04-11 12:38 am (UTC)
you need a vacay from the vacay! wait. the last leg was work?
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