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#6396084 - 08/05/16 04:15 PM I'd rather drive than fly
Nitronx898 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/15
Posts: 165
Loc: Crosby Tx
I have always been the one that loves to drive and see the world. My wife on the other hand hates road trips and I hate to fly. There is a lot of the world you miss from an airplane. Is there anyone else who has a wife like mine. I told her if she buys me a plane I would learn to fly it, but I don't see that happening anytime soon.

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#6396102 - 08/05/16 04:32 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 11/03/09
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Loc: Katy-Fulshear
I no longer fly.
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#6396367 - 08/05/16 08:34 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 1008
I worked in the middle east on 30 on 30 off rotation for a few years and have flown in choppers enough to go half way around the world and will never set foot in either again. rifle

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#6396497 - 08/05/16 11:21 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 6945
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Me and the wife are cool with up to around 13 hours a day in the truck. We don't fly even in an emergency situation. We drive and will make it. No kiddos yet so that will change.

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#6396722 - 08/06/16 10:22 AM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 10030
Loc: McKinney, TX
If the scenery is pretty, I don't mind the drive, but I generally like to fly. I recently found that I also enjoy trains. You get to see the countryside and get to drink!

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#6398208 - 08/07/16 07:13 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
PKnTX Offline
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Registered: 10/20/05
Posts: 4042
Loc: Collin County
I don't mind flying but
I hate airports so...

I really enjoy road trips. Seeing the country is great.
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#6398241 - 08/07/16 07:32 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
flying is great. airports suk.
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#6398249 - 08/07/16 07:37 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 11/25/10
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If it's within 7 hours, I'll always drive.

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#6398660 - 08/08/16 08:52 AM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
just depends on where we are going and how much time we have. We have driven dozens of times to NM & CO from central TX on various vacations/snow skiing trips, mainly with our kids due to the shear expense of flying 4 people and having to rent a car upon getting to our destination.

I much prefer to drive if I have the time to enjoy it, the wife not near as much as me and prefers flying if it's a long distance. It just takes so dang long to get anywhere when leaving from central TX ...
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#6399432 - 08/08/16 05:56 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 12/30/12
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Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
There is nothing I like more than a road trip. I won't ever get on another commercial flight again unless it's a life or death emergency.

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#6408801 - 08/15/16 09:20 AM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 02/14/09
Posts: 2849
Loc: Deer Park, Tx.
Love being out on the road but situational awareness is very important. I don't fly anymore due to the govt regulations and attitudes of TSA personnel. Afraid I would end up in jail.
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#6408885 - 08/15/16 10:32 AM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 04/27/05
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Loc: Dallas 2 Jacksboro
I enjoy driving especially when the scenery is nice, if its a real long haul and no scenery I would fly.
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#6411567 - 08/16/16 07:48 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
Just Nate Offline
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Registered: 01/14/12
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Loc: Austin, TX
I have 1,000,000 miles on Delta and 900,000 on American. Blew out my inner ear 5 years ago flying from LA to Atlanta. I had a real bad sinus/ear infection. Now, driving is the only option for me.

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#6411615 - 08/16/16 08:11 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Nitronx898]
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Registered: 06/13/10
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Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Wife and I are Road Warriors too. Drive everywhere.
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#6411840 - 08/16/16 10:19 PM Re: I'd rather drive than fly [Re: Just Nate]
Fat Tire Offline
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Registered: 06/01/12
Posts: 1031
Loc: Wylie, TX
Originally Posted By: Just Nate
I have 1,000,000 miles on Delta and 900,000 on American. Blew out my inner ear 5 years ago flying from LA to Atlanta. I had a real bad sinus/ear infection. Now, driving is the only option for me.


Want to get rid of some of those AA miles?

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