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Old 01-09-2008, 05:49 PM
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Does anyone carry a laptop with them for overnights or is it too much to carry around? Do you even have time to use it?
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Oh yes. Most of our layovers are 15 hours or greater. Combine that with the wonderful airport vicinity locale... internet surfing helps pass the time and keep in touch with family via email or AIM.
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Most four-days almost require a Laptop with the long layovers. I'm debating whether to take mine on my 22-hr three-day tomorrow...But then again - who needs a Laptop when you've got an iPhone LoL

They're a pain in the butt to take, but if you're an internet-aholic and/or bring DVD's, it's well worth it on a longer trip.
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How about during training? I don't want to be completely disconnected from the outside world for six weeks.
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Yea I took mine with to training, and always take it on trips, even though it's a huge pain to get through security and I usually hold up the line. At least I usually only have to deal with security once a day.
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Dude you NEED your Laptop for training. And also your car. Anything that can take your mind/body away from training.
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Old 01-09-2008, 06:10 PM
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Most four-days almost require a Laptop with the long layovers. I'm debating whether to take mine on my 22-hr three-day tomorrow...But then again - who needs a Laptop when you've got an iPhone LoL

They're a pain in the butt to take, but if you're an internet-aholic and/or bring DVD's, it's well worth it on a longer trip.
Dude, who are you? Hand flying all the time, iPhone, speeding in Mustang, girlfriend who cooks for you, offering to cook for forum girls, et cetera? And you're on first year pay? Are you like Ferris Bueller or something?
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It is sad to say but I'm pretty much dependent on my laptop. I can't think of an overnighter in which I didn't bring my laptop. During training we had free WiFi at the hotel so of course I took full advantage of that. The only drawback is the other day when I was dead heading and I had to gate check my bag. I totally forgot to secure my laptop in the bag and it ended up getting crushed.
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Like, totally.
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Old 01-09-2008, 06:13 PM
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Do you have a separate bag for it or just stick it in with your luggage?
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