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Post by Metal Vendetta » Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:59 pm

So continuing the Tyler Durden lifestyle, I'm in the JAL lounge at Chicago airport, about to head to Tokyo and ultimately Singapore.

Danglo, if you're reading this, I only get two hours at Tokyo Narita, so there's no point in trying to meet up...and I'm going back to London after Singapore this week, but as soon as I head back out to Asia properly I'll book a week or two in Japan and we'll do lunch :)

It's weird. I just shaved my head (#2 all over) so I' going to find some of those cool sunglasses Brad Pitt has at the end of Fight Club.

Besty, will have to meet up when I'm back in Blighty :)

Business class kicks ass. Pour your own G&Ts? Lovely.

Devil gin. I knew it wouldn't be long before I got back into that rotten stuff.
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Post by sprunkner » Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:21 pm

get a transfer through Seattle already, ya slob.
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Post by Predabot » Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:21 pm

Well... as long as you don't start drinking that there absinthe, I suppose that's a-ok. :\

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Re: Chicago

Post by angloconvoy » Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:14 pm

Metal Vendetta wrote:Danglo, if you're reading this, I only get two hours at Tokyo Narita, so there's no point in trying to meet up...and I'm going back to London after Singapore this week, but as soon as I head back out to Asia properly I'll book a week or two in Japan and we'll do lunch :)


Awesome, by then I should have mad Japanesing skills for lunch ordering and whatnot.

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Post by Brendocon » Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:42 pm

Don't forget the feather boa.

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Post by Obfleur » Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:44 pm

Sounds like you're enjoying life :)

Here's hoping your travels take you to Malmö or Copenhagen :up:
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Post by Aaron Hong » Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:59 pm

Singapore's a bit rainy this time of year, so heads up. :)

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Post by Metal Vendetta » Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:40 am

In the smoking area at Tokyo Narita

No Turansformaru in evidence though, loads of Gundam stuff, but thankfully I already bought my Tf-related gifts in Bs As.

Kinda disappointed, I thought there would be a toystore with loads of cool TF stuff like there was in Hong Kong.

Anyway, on to Singapore...
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Post by Best First » Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:44 am

i am off to HK tomorrow - any suggestions/advice?

Also, Chicago is the balls.
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Post by Yaya » Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:42 pm

Best First wrote:i am off to HK tomorrow - any suggestions/advice?


Look out your window when you land.

If they still have that crazy airport smack dab in the middle of the city like they did when I was there, you're in for a thrill.

I swear you could almost reach out and touch them skyscrappers.

Has a reputation as the most dangerous airport in the world.

Maybe they got rid of it? Anybody know?
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Post by angloconvoy » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:08 pm

Metal Vendetta wrote:In the smoking area at Tokyo Narita

No Turansformaru in evidence though, loads of Gundam stuff, but thankfully I already bought my Tf-related gifts in Bs As.

Kinda disappointed, I thought there would be a toystore with loads of cool TF stuff like there was in Hong Kong.

Anyway, on to Singapore...


Narita isn't exactly the nicest airport to hang around anyway. I'm always glad to just get out of there.

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Post by Predabot » Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:15 pm

Hey, MV. Do you think you'll have time for a quick meet and greet with Aaron while you're in Singapore? :)

I think it would be good for both of you.

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Post by Guest » Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:24 pm

Yaya wrote:
Best First wrote:i am off to HK tomorrow - any suggestions/advice?


Look out your window when you land.

If they still have that crazy airport smack dab in the middle of the city like they did when I was there, you're in for a thrill.

I swear you could almost reach out and touch them skyscrappers.

Has a reputation as the most dangerous airport in the world.

Maybe they got rid of it? Anybody know?


It was replaced as the international airport in 1998 by the one made from island reclamation.

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Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:47 am

I'm free tomorrow to meet up with Aaron - I've always wondered what he's like :)

So my hotel is smack in the middle of the red light district, which is, um, interesting to say the least.

Besty, I'm racking my brains to remember the cool TF store in HK...will post back when I remember.
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Post by Best First » Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:30 pm

Later fools!

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Post by Guest » Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:35 pm

Metal Vendetta wrote:I'm free tomorrow to meet up with Aaron - I've always wondered what he's like :)


Is that even going to work? Aaron's on War Journal Week starting yesterday, isn't he?

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Post by Metal Vendetta » Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:58 am

Aha, well remembered.

Will have to be when I fly back out here in a month then.

Besty, sorry, I've no idea where that store was (and it was over a year ago, it may not still exist)...it was dirt cheap for Japanese imports though, that's where I picked up my MP Convoy with trailer... :( sorry dude, memory must be slipping.
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Post by Best First » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:54 pm

no worries - i was too drunk anyway.
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Post by Aaron Hong » Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:20 am

Metal Vendetta wrote:So my hotel is smack in the middle of the red light district, which is, um, interesting to say the least.
I hope it's a Hotel 81. Those guys seem to clean their rooms the most. :) I think there's a flea market street in that neighbourhood - sometimes you find TF parts but most often, nothing.

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