What do you do on airplanes?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Campine Lover, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. Campine Lover

    Campine Lover Songster

    Mar 7, 2010
    Moss Beach, CA
    I'm going on an airplane to Long Island, New York tommarow, (HELLO to all New York BYC people!) and I ALWAYS get BORED! What do you people do to pass the time? It takes 6+ hours to get there, and I can never sleep!
  2. 1_FnkyFrm

    1_FnkyFrm Songster

    Jun 6, 2010
    Knoxville, Tn
    You can always join the mile high club....[​IMG]
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I take a few books, a crossword puzzle or Sudoku book, my ipod, some snacks and one of those neck pillows. I carry my laptop, but rarely get it out on the plane.

    Last time I flew American Airlines and the planes were old, not even a movie screen. The time before that, I flew Delta and they had little screens in the back of the headrest in front of you and you could watch regualar TV channels, movies, track the plane's progress over the country and play trivia games against the other passengers. Those were cool!
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    I bring books, my Nintendo DS, music to listen to, and paper to doodle on usually. On shorter flights I'm just fine, the time passes pretty quickly, but really long flights are another story. I did so many things trying to pass the time on my flight to Japan (eleven or so hours), but even with the books, the DS, the music, plenty of sleeping, and in-flight meals, it STILL felt like an eternity! I'd do something for two hours and then go "Oh, hmmm, only nine hours to go now!" [​IMG] Not that I'm complaining, my trip was truly amazing. [​IMG]
  5. sune42

    sune42 Songster

    Mar 13, 2009
    Northern Kentucky
    I have brought books, potable dvd player and mp3 player before. Last time I flew it was to San Francisco and they had those cool little screens where you could watch tv. The new channel had a story of a plane crash, so I was glad to have something else to keep me busy, lol.
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:*snicker* I like you for some reason... [​IMG]

    To the OP... all i do is read and eat and sleep.
  7. Pray?

    Yawn/Chew Gum to ease ear pain?

    Kiss bum goodbye while pretending to tie shoes?

    Thank the powers that be that I wasn't the 'random' person who got strip searched?

    Honestly, I can't do much that requires visual focus while moving, I get seasick.
    Think reading while in a car... multiplied.
    I listen to music... of course, the last time I flew that was one a WALKman... so there ya go.

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