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        11-06-2010, 08:41 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    Things to do on long flights

    I'm looking for some good ideas of things to do on long flights.

    I have the usual: books, sudoku, logic puzzles... am thinking about getting a little handheld video game of some sort.
    But this flight is 17 hours long. Even as much as I love to read, I'm going to be sick of it by the end.

    Any good ideas to kill time in cramped spaces?
         
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        11-06-2010, 08:45 PM
      #2
    Foal
    Sleep LOL
         
        11-06-2010, 08:50 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Yeah, I do really hope to be able to get at least some sleep in!!!
         
        11-06-2010, 08:56 PM
      #4
    Foal
    Hehe, you could day dream about your horse
         
        11-06-2010, 09:05 PM
      #5
    Yearling
    Many flights are getting wifi now if you have a laptop, I always take my iPhone for the music and games. I would bring a couple different books that way if you're tired of one you could switch. Sleeping would be good too if you could manage (I can't sleep on planes usually :p ) coloring books are totally little kidish but I'm 19 and still like to color so I would or at least doodle haha.
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        11-06-2010, 09:16 PM
      #6
    Weanling
    I will probably have at least 20 books, lol (I have a Sony Reader, so I can just load up a bunch).

    I won't have my laptop, and don't want to run my Blackberry onboard because I'm not sure how many opportunities I'll have for charging it back up when I arrive (we'll be staying at a facility without electricity except occasional generator use), and I want to make sure it's available in an emergency.

    However, I actually really like the coloring book idea!! That's a nice "brainless" activity for those times when I'm too tired to think but not comfortable enough to sleep. I'll have to see what I can find.
         
        11-06-2010, 09:21 PM
      #7
    Trained
    Who are you flying with?

    The in flight entertainment is pretty awesome these days with games, movies, etc.
         
        11-06-2010, 09:28 PM
      #8
    Weanling
    South African Airways. I've seen mixed reviews about their in-flight entertainment. Seems some are modern, and others are out of date. But I can't find anything to indicate which flights are which, so I won't know until I board.
         
        11-06-2010, 09:30 PM
      #9
    Trained
    Hmm. Do you know what type of plane you are flying on? I thought that they just had a remodel but I could be wrong.

    Im flying with Air Pacific (fiji) and am having the same results. I was thinking of bringing one of those little portable DVD players
         
        11-06-2010, 09:31 PM
      #10
    Green Broke
    Music?
    Drawing?
    Writing?
    Homework? (if you're still in school)
    Sleeping? (I prefur not to but you might)
         

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