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Question on your flight

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Question on your flight

What do you guys do on long flights to keep yourself from going nuts?

Take a laptop, DVD player, etc.

As far as getting comfortable, if that's possible, any tips? Since they removed pillows and I don't want to carry one around, my damn tailbone makes me feel like I'm sitting in on rock after 5 hours. Anyone use them neck pillows?

Thanks guys

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1. Re: Question on your flight

I plan to take my iPad, maybe load up on movies or games

Charlotte, North...
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2. Re: Question on your flight

Usually I take a book I can read for hours. Now I have a kindle and my netbook to watch/play on. In an ideal world I'll get a nap in.

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taking dvd player, my pillow and small blanket, food,and dramamine. hoping to get knocked out for a couple of hours so time goes faster. i try to get aisle so i can stretch a little bit more. get up twice to stretch legs. there is no hope for the butt though. i keep shifting it..lol


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Please don't hate me, but I always fall asleep, sometimes before we even leave the runway. Once on a flight to London I slept for 8 straight hours. I do take my neck pillow and am very stiff when I finally wake up.

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Take flights with Wifi/seat back televisions

Tomball, Texas
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Watch a show/movie or play games on my iPhone. Read SkyMall magazine that's in the seat pockets.....this keeps me very entertained checking out the craziest new gadgets.

I bought a neck pillow in an airport gift shop for $15. It is very soft and comfy....try different angles to make it work for you. It fits very easily in my carryon suitcase.

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Last flight on SW I ran my battery dead on my Droid! Usually on my flight home I sleep the whole way. I do use a neck pillow....I strap it to my carry on bag so I don't have to carry it separately. (And yes, I do miss the airline pillows to sit on! My tailbone gets very sore also!)

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I bring my Kindle, but most of my time is spent with the Racing Form. It doesn't matter if I'm going anywhere where I will bet or not, I handicap the races to keep occupied and to keep in practice.

Frankfort, Indiana
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Take my iPad. I load it up and movies and some slot games to get me in a Vegas mood, like I really need the help.

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I take my travel laptop to do plenty of work, especially when my SWA plane has WiFi.

One Bloody Mary.

That's it for me. I'm good to go from that point on.