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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by deltagoldLass, Feb 27, 2012.
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I do but have to wait till later
Well, that's a tease!
More like cliff hanger
Hint my tale has to do with 1.sitting up front
Beside an extremely famous cutting edge
Electronic music composer
2.initually not recognizing him
( as I should have) to his dismay
3. A pair of extra notice Cancelling ear buds
4. A travel keyboard and a titanium apple
5. Lovely communication
6. A glass of ice water filled with many
Hang on for the details
In the meantime start thinking of YOUR tale
And then we can have an annual award
For the best incident on the honour system
I don't really have a great story... I was fishing for some in another thread I started, and you would think tons of people here would have had some awesome things to write, but nope. Nothing that seems to compare to yours!
So we were chatting mr pink Gucci glasses and I . He asked what I do and I followed suit
He asked if I am musical I replied yes having gone to HS of music and art in NYC
He said he was returning from Italy where he had a custom piano made
I said nice. He asked my age I said I went to Woodstock in 1969 and asked if he went
He said no he had been busy on projects I said nice!
He asked whAt I play I said piano and I was classically trained and I
Asked him same he said used to play piano but NOW electronic experimental
Keyboards I said nice
He was SO getting off on my innocence finally he could
Not take it and asked me the give away leading question
He asked what's your name I said Nina. And so I asked his and he sais
HERBIE! I sat there a minute thinking keyboards cutting edge
Pink Gucci glasses and HERBIE and looked at him sheepishly
" are you HERBIE Hancock " I asked and he cracked up saying I was wondering
When you would get it we laughed
He took out some noise Cancelling earbuds and asked if I wanted to hear him PLAY
Oh I was delighted he ayes o. His custom airplane friendly key board an used. His
Titanium apple and then came the near disaster
I turned toward him enthusiastically and accidently knocked his glass
Of ice water with Ice cubes right down to his pants OY
I was mortified not being appropriate to removed the Ice from where they fell!
He handed me his computer I apologized profusely he said I'm just gonna dry off
Came back I offered him my seat he said no thank you and had his seat covered in
BE tablecloths and
Calmed me down saying he could totally hVe done the same thing and
I should not worry
He was SUCH a gentleman! He spoke with me for the duration of the trip
And wished me well
I am sure he will remember me having spilled a fresh glass of I e water
Onto his crotch! Eek but he was SO so nice
I will ways remember that Flight
I have more stories to follow!
Hope youiked this one
That's AWESOME! So did you get to hear any of his music before disaster struck???
About 10 years ago my nephew was on a flight, only one other person near his age on the flight, and she just happened to be of the same cultural/ethnic background and happened to be sitting next to him.
They've been married (very happily) for six years now.They're a very nice couple.
Yes he played and edited
Music as I watched and listened
It was thrilling
Want to hear the Parmesan cheese feet story next?
That. Is sooo sweet
Ok want to hear
1- parmesan Cheese feet story
2- Whitney Houston. Story
3- brain surgeon story ?
No tease just tired
Will follow up soon
Please do the burger thing!
Sounds like you would have prefered the flight was LAX-SYD (but not on a 737!)
anyone who has ever sat next to me would be able to win this category.... none stranger.
Ok here is the brain surgeon
Pre dating the Seinfeld up grade vs Elaine squished
I was flying with two friends from tus back to LGA
Had to change as there are no non stops between tus and NYC on dl
So I got moved up front and my friends did not
A very attractive man sat beside me and noticed I had a bloody Mary and ordered me another one
Before I asked
Hahah a real player
Then came the tale
He was a brain surgeon
Returning from a golf stint
Returning to work the next day so he could relax today
We both had a drink his first my second
He gets second I'm still on second
He of course was most charming though a wee too confident!
Ok now it's 3rd bloody Mary
And I am buzzed
But reminding myself to maintain decorum
He orders us fourths I decline
Flight lands in atl I wish him well
And NoW comes the real challenge
How to be totally coherent when I meet up with my friends in the jet way. I see them trying to look serious and well regulated they walk up to me and say
" you are sloshed" I deny they accuse I crack up
I'm called out
I tell them bout my brain surgeon seat mate
they tell me of their overcrowded noisy
Flight they want to kill me -I laugh
The basically tell the pre curser to that Seinfeld episode before it was aired
Hahaha fun memory
More to come
Love this thread!
Just wondering- did you give this brain surgeon a piece of your mind?
Nope he was too sloshed to recognize one!
Perhaps if it had been a longer flight....
So where are stories from some others
I may have to post the
"Parmesan feet "
Perhaps this gauntlet might get other
Out of the topic can I still get a room for
FTU @ EWR and if so how please?)
someone is sure to have a story like this:
So what's your story please
Hahahaha that's funny
But not a personal story though a picture could be worth
A thousand words.
I once had an incident on a flight to London
I am too embarrassed to share all my secrets
The passenger sitting next to me seemed quite
The happy chap , though I was
Embarrassed yet again !!!!!!!
I had an aisle seat and 2 guys came on and one sat next to me and one behind.
Asked if I would change so he could play cards with his buddy. I said no
because I didn't want to lose my aisle seat, but said I'd play but was rusty. We played
cards and talked the whole flight. He said I was a very good player. Turns out
he also knew someone my husband used to work with. Small world.
Back to the Herbie story. What kind of keyboard did he have and what's a Titanium Apple?
Hi! This was a few years ago. It was a few days
Before the Grammys and several music industry
Ppl were on board e.g Robert Randolph band manager
Herbie had a special custom built keyboard
And back pack case to house it+ apple
Honestly I was not so " into" apple@ that time
And didn't take note of hardware .
It all fit neatly though into a backpack- extra
Noise Cancelling ear buds etc.
When the ice & water impacted his pants his main concern
Was his new computer which luckily did not get wet
He was do incredibly nice
I wonder if he remembers me