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Old 02-27-2013, 10:53 AM   #1  
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I haven't been through MEM in a while. How is the construction of the new sleep rooms going? Any idea when they will be in use?
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Two weeks ago.
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The grand opening will probably conicide with the next contract being signed. I heard someone on a crew bus comment on how many sleep facilities the Chinese could have built in the last six months. I simply laughed (right before I yawned) at the sadness in that statement.

For those who enjoy/need to take a short nap before the AM outbound, have fun sleeping in the metro terminal under the lights or in the movie theater. Good luck just finding a place to sit! Lots of changes and FCIF course corrections combined with just a little bit of extra fatigue is a recipie for....
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just curious but how are these outfitted ? pretty well sound proofed etc ? TV ?
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A bed, a plastic chair, a shelf, a hook, and the worlds most annoying ringing phones.

If the new beds are like the ones in IND they will break louder than my knees in no time.

Regardless of the company studies on sleep the rooms will be a balmy 79 degrees in the summer to comply with company edict 47, so don't complain it is not our fault.
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A bed, a plastic chair, a shelf, a hook, and the worlds most annoying ringing phones.

If the new beds are like the ones in IND they will break louder than my knees in no time.

Regardless of the company studies on sleep the rooms will be a balmy 79 degrees in the summer to comply with company edict 47, so don't complain it is not our fault.
Yet the Company's own Ground School states sleep is best between 62 and 65 degrees F. To deviate much from this would be hypocritical, wouldn't it? Are you listening managers?
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just curious but how are these outfitted ? pretty well sound proofed etc ? TV ?
And industrial strength door latches that slam easily to wake everyone up.
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Yet the Company's own Ground School states sleep is best between 62 and 65 degrees F. To deviate much from this would be hypocritical, wouldn't it? Are you listening managers?
No way the senior vice president of facilities maintenance is going to be pushed around by the VP of flight ops.
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And industrial strength door latches that slam easily to wake everyone up.
And industrial flushing toilets that shake the walls when they flush
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Don't forget the folks in the next room that you can hear through the a/c vent talking on their cell phone ...
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