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Copperhead310th
01-23-2007, 08:55 PM
YOU'RE AN AVID FLIGHT SIMMER IF:

You get on a commercial airliner and ask the crew where the joysticks are.

You buy airline tickets for a transcontinental flight and expect to be home by bedtime.

You ask an airline whether it uses FS2004 or X-Plane.

You ask a fixed base operator what sceneries it has.

You're on your way to the Caribbean while your family thinks you're defragging the computer.

You go to the emergency room to have the joystick removed from your fingers.

You ask air traffic control where to download their scripts.

You ask the fixed base operator if it has a book containing all the navaids around the world.

You use a GPS device to find your way around Chicago O'Hare's passenger terminal.

You ask the fixed base operator if it has a book containing all the instrument approach plates for North America and Europe.

You ask an airplane dealer where to download custom instrument panels.

You tell a certified flight instructor that you could fly his airplane if it had a keyboard.
You offer an airline pilot your favorite engine-sound *.wav.

You ask American Airlines to remove their logos from their airplanes.

You ask a CFI how to get a screen shot.

You ask an airline if it's FS98 compatible.

You ask a travel agent if you can get flight-sim add-ons with your frequent flyer points.

You ask a CFI how to get an exterior view.

You think real airlines are modeled on virtual airlines.

You ask a flight attendant how to change the views out your window.

You tell the airline to increase their frame-refresh rate when they're behind schedule.

You speak in acronyms: YMB an AFS if YCRT (You Might Be an Avid Flight Simmer if You Can Read This).

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Copperhead310th
01-23-2007, 08:55 PM
YOU'RE AN AVID FLIGHT SIMMER IF:

You get on a commercial airliner and ask the crew where the joysticks are.

You buy airline tickets for a transcontinental flight and expect to be home by bedtime.

You ask an airline whether it uses FS2004 or X-Plane.

You ask a fixed base operator what sceneries it has.

You're on your way to the Caribbean while your family thinks you're defragging the computer.

You go to the emergency room to have the joystick removed from your fingers.

You ask air traffic control where to download their scripts.

You ask the fixed base operator if it has a book containing all the navaids around the world.

You use a GPS device to find your way around Chicago O'Hare's passenger terminal.

You ask the fixed base operator if it has a book containing all the instrument approach plates for North America and Europe.

You ask an airplane dealer where to download custom instrument panels.

You tell a certified flight instructor that you could fly his airplane if it had a keyboard.
You offer an airline pilot your favorite engine-sound *.wav.

You ask American Airlines to remove their logos from their airplanes.

You ask a CFI how to get a screen shot.

You ask an airline if it's FS98 compatible.

You ask a travel agent if you can get flight-sim add-ons with your frequent flyer points.

You ask a CFI how to get an exterior view.

You think real airlines are modeled on virtual airlines.

You ask a flight attendant how to change the views out your window.

You tell the airline to increase their frame-refresh rate when they're behind schedule.

You speak in acronyms: YMB an AFS if YCRT (You Might Be an Avid Flight Simmer if You Can Read This).

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Choctaw111
01-23-2007, 09:15 PM
Oh boy. We should see if we can come up with some other dandys to add to that list.

NekoReaperman
01-23-2007, 09:25 PM
- You walk into the cockpit with a Vector clip on your cap

Feathered_IV
01-23-2007, 09:31 PM
You begin to prefer post-coital QMB missions, rather than cigarettes.

HayateAce
01-23-2007, 09:51 PM
Title ours, "You're a combat flight simmer if....."


1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper

2) Your head snaps around every time a co-worker walks up behing you

3) You prefer cars with moonroofs and Targa tops for better vis

carry on.....

Bearcat99
01-23-2007, 09:52 PM
LOL.. thats not an avid flight simmer.. thats an idiot.

Copperhead310th
01-23-2007, 10:20 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
Title ours, "You're a combat flight simmer if....."


1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper

</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Guilty
&lt;-------

Which is really scary considering i drive a rather large truck loaded down with oxygen & flamible gas all day.

Hey if it blows the F&*K up i'll just throw on my risin' sun headband, screem Bansi, and pretend i'm a zeek jockey!

Scharnhorst1943
01-23-2007, 10:25 PM
... you are a member of an online forum and read posts like, "You're an Avid Flight Simmer If ..." and think that it is funny. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

Copperhead310th
01-23-2007, 10:40 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Scharnhorst1943:
... you are a member of an online forum and read posts like, "You're an Avid Flight Simmer If ..." and think that it is funny. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif Gee what side of the cockpit did you crawl out of this morning? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

SithSpeeder
01-23-2007, 11:19 PM
...You have trained your kids to reference cops as bandits using "o'clock" terminology (e.g. "Dad! Bandit, right 1 o'clock long!")

* _54th_Speeder *

Skycat_2
01-24-2007, 12:21 AM
- Most of your personal heroes are 75 years of age or older.

- You grab a notepad and pen as soon as "Dogfights" comes on TV.

- You remember passwords, new telephone numbers, and addresses by associating them with fighter squadrons, optimal RPMs, stall speeds -- numbers that you already know by heart.

- You think that anybody who prefers Combat Flight Simulator to European Air War is either mentally impaired or needs an intervention.

- At least one book in your personal library has the word "Walkaround" in the title.

- You've caught yourself using the phrase "Two weeks, be sure!" in everyday situations.

- You're currently debating whether you should buy new rudder pedals, a TrakIR peripheral, or food.

- Your favorite movie has the words "Restricted: For Training Purposes Only" in its subtitle.

- The word 'vulch' means something to you.

- You sneer at motorcyclists for using the Wonder Woman View.

- You were angry at 1C:MG for not including a bonus T-shirt in Forgotten Battles ... but you got over it. Eventually.

- You watch historic guncam footage and think, "Yeah ... been there, done that."

- You do not consider yourself 'bigger' or 'smarter' than your three year old child ... your advantage as a parent comes from your 'superior altitude.'

- Your definition of 'conservative' is somebody who flies bombers. To you, anybody who flies jets is a 'liberal' and anybody who likes the Lerche is an 'anarchist.'

K_Freddie
01-24-2007, 01:19 AM
- You somehow managed to get a lead on the car in front of you on the 'Revi' sight HUD, on the windscreen. You then utter sounds like 'ratatatatat', and when you check your six, you see your wife and kids, looking strangely at you ?? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_redface.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

You continue the rythm of the ratatatat in some unknown musical piece, but you completely stuff it up..... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Esel1964
01-24-2007, 02:08 AM
If you're on an Airbus(Euro) plane you complain about how uber-modelled the take-off/landing speed/angle was;compared to what a Boeing could have done.

To be a hardcore addict you have to have "picked" the uber vs. porked,right? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif

stathem
01-24-2007, 02:12 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
Title ours, "You're a combat flight simmer if....."


1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

been there

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
2) Your head snaps around every time a co-worker walks up behing you </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

done that

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
3) You prefer cars with moonroofs and Targa tops for better vis </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

bought the T-shirt

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
carry on..... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

4.) you refer to Police cars as 'Bandits'.

in public.

SnapdLikeAMutha
01-24-2007, 04:09 AM
When you check in for a flight you ask the agent what fuel load, armament and skin you should choose

gdfo
01-24-2007, 05:13 AM
Got a call from my boss one day and he asked me to write something down, till he could get an e-mail to me. My reply was 'rodge, wilco'.

His reply was "huh, a simply yes would do".

AlGroover
01-24-2007, 05:26 AM
You look out of the window and are dissatisfied with the graphics.

R988z
01-24-2007, 06:13 AM
You bought a Triumph Spitfire, just for the name.

You blame crashes on 'lag', and if the other, older car isn't damaged as much as yours you blame the 'older, simpler damage model' or server lag. If someone hit's you he is a 'n00b rammer'.

You calculate lead on cornering cars and pedestrians.

When riding your bike in strong crosswinds, you dont lean into it, you apply 'trim'.

In your car, you sometimes mistake the T-bar auto for the throttle and pedals for rudder pedals, which can cause a 'ground loop'.

Learner drivers are referred to as 'damn n00bs'

You take great care to avoid braking and sharp turns of the wheel to conserve energy in your BMW '190'

You paint a 'kill' marking on your car door, for every car you beat on the road.

You dont change gear, you change pitch.

You refer to your Gin and Tonic as 'MW50' or 'Water/Methanol Injection'

Your toilet has a bomb sight attached.

Your neighbours think you are mad for referring to Pigeons crapping on your parked car as 'Vulchers'

You turn off the, traction control, cruise control, and satnav waypoint guidance for 'Full Real'.

You can never resist the urge to drive under a bridge, even if it involves a detour.

You keep trying to press F3 for a fly by view to admire your new car.

Friendly_flyer
01-24-2007, 06:31 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Feathered_IV:
You begin to prefer post-coital QMB missions, rather than cigarettes. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Ouch, guilty as charged...

p-11.cAce
01-24-2007, 07:02 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">- Your definition of 'conservative' is somebody who flies bombers. To you, anybody who flies jets is a 'liberal' and anybody who likes the Lerche is an 'anarchist.' </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
OMG insta-classic post http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Scharnhorst1943
01-24-2007, 07:22 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Copperhead310th:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Scharnhorst1943:
... you are a member of an online forum and read posts like, "You're an Avid Flight Simmer If ..." and think that it is funny. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif Gee what side of the cockpit did you crawl out of this morning? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I did not mean to stomp on anybody's feelings, it was all in jest ... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

BSS_AIJO
01-24-2007, 07:40 AM
I have a few


On the freeway, when you hit 80 mph you try to deploy take off flaps

At 120 you wonder why you have not taken off yet.

When you see a bunch of cars way off in the distance you try to change views to get a better look.

You only drive near trucks when you are escorting.

You no longer dream about falling, now you dream about rolling over and diving on the target.

BSS_AIJO

SnapdLikeAMutha
01-24-2007, 07:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by R988z:
You refer to your Gin and Tonic as 'MW50' or 'Water/Methanol Injection'
</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks, now I need a drink

RAAF_Furball
01-24-2007, 08:23 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Guilty ! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif
- Your wife doesn't bat an eyelid when you say to her: "Roger That!"
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Ernst_Rohr
01-24-2007, 09:59 AM
- It takes you at least 10 minutes to unhook all your gear to stand up and go answer the phone

- Your computer subwoofer is so powerful that your banned from flying bombers at night due to engine noise.

- You actually have described a quick shopping stop as a "boom and zoom"

- You have used the word "porked" in an actual conversation.

- You run past the "Gentlemans" magazines to get to the latest warbird mag! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

- You have actually used to word "sexy" to describe an aircraft! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

PBNA-Boosher
01-24-2007, 11:13 AM
-You find yourself telling War veterans what they were being shot at with.

-A nightmare consists of a flat spin in a P-39.

-You and your friend's faces suddenly appear in your offline campaign's regiment.

-Walking becomes an aerobatic event.

-You can inform Air Traffic Control of an aircraft type faster than they can.

BillyTheKid_22
01-24-2007, 12:14 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Esel1964:
If you're on an Airbus(Euro) plane you complain about how uber-modelled the take-off/landing speed/angle was;compared to what a Boeing could have done.

To be a hardcore addict you have to have "picked" the uber vs. porked,right? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>



http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

Philipscdrw
01-24-2007, 12:46 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Bearcat99:
LOL.. thats not an avid flight simmer.. thats an idiot. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>That's what I thought... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

You're an avid flight simmer if more than half of the content of your hard disk is flight-sim related.

If you have more than two sim-specific hardware devices.

If you regularly post on three or more FS-related forums.

If you take a trial lesson in a Cessna and find yourself using the attitude indicator to keep the wings level, instead of the horizon and your wingtips. (This happened on my 15th birthday!)

If you have, at any point, printed off maps or charts, laminated them (or put them in those transparent envelopes) and scrawled all over them with transparency markers.

If the only reason you aquired a credit card as soon as you were old enough was to pay for Flight1 products (which have a superb system for paying for downloads, which unfortunately denies debit cards).

If you ask ATC for "progressive taxi"...

RCAF_Irish_403
01-24-2007, 03:08 PM
"roger/wilco" has made it into my everyday vocabulary. People think i'm strange

Gibbage1
01-24-2007, 03:38 PM
When your diving in a construction zone, you freak out and look behind you for a 109 or 190 when a jack hammer goes off.

Akronnick
01-24-2007, 03:47 PM
You find yourself in Padlock view when a hot chick walks by.

wayno7777
01-24-2007, 08:05 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Gibbage1:
When your diving in a construction zone, you freak out and look behind you for a 109 or 190 when a jack hammer goes off. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif Guilty....

RAF74_Raptor
01-25-2007, 06:03 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Gibbage1:
When your diving in a construction zone, you freak out and look behind you for a 109 or 190 when a jack hammer goes off. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Guilty

T_O_A_D
01-25-2007, 08:36 AM
If you and your Virtual pilots buddies meet up for real, and drive your cars in formation to the next attraction.

Guilty of that and many more posted already. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

bazzaah2
01-25-2007, 08:38 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Akronnick:
You find yourself in Padlock view when a hot chick walks by. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

don't think that's a flight sim thing!!!

Immermann
01-25-2007, 09:21 AM
... you try to change the view on the TV by turning your head...

T_O_A_D
01-25-2007, 11:42 AM
Not TV but I sure do it when I'm watching an IL2 movie on the PC. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Immermann:
... you try to change the view on the TV by turning your head... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Choctaw111
01-25-2007, 03:36 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by T_O_A_D:
Not TV but I sure do it when I'm watching an IL2 movie on the PC. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Immermann:
... you try to change the view on the TV by turning your head... </div></BLOCKQUOTE> </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I have caught myself doing that more times than I care to admit... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Copperhead310th
01-25-2007, 09:35 PM
When you PC, TV and home theater are all sharing the same components.

And what happend to me today:

Company sends me on a inter-company transfer with a load from Montgomery, Al to Columbas Georgia. just before i get there i get beeped on the company nextel:

"Lee you make it to Columas Yet?"

and i actually said this:
"rgr eta to target 5 mins." lol http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

"What?!" http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

GreyFox5
01-25-2007, 10:08 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">- You run past the "Gentlemans" magazines to get to the latest warbird mag! Wink </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Guilty!

Esel1964
01-25-2007, 10:30 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by GreyFox5:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">- You run past the "Gentlemans" magazines to get to the latest warbird mag! Wink </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Guilty! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Funny you mention that,the 2 are side by side at my local magazine source. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

willyvic
01-25-2007, 11:39 PM
*You wish the guy in the car who just cut you off was on team speak.

*Your flying online during a holiday with a house full of guests.

*You roll out of the sack at 0300 so you can meet up with some aussie buddies for a quick hop.

*You consider taking lives when your hard drive crashes with no backup.

*You wear a hat with a dowel-stick and a ball taped to it and you don't care WHO sees you.

*Your meal was cold more than 10 times after you say "in just a minute honey".

*You've used more than one sick day to finish some skin repaints.

*You forego social engagments because your squad is having a meeting.

*You know more about your wingman than you do about your daughter's boyfriend.

Many more to come I'm sure.

WV

general_kalle
01-25-2007, 11:52 PM
- if you hear an ambulance siren driving by your house and then screeam SCRAMBLE SCRAMBLE ALARM.

-if ask your wife for landing clearence whenever you are going to bed.

-if you keep asking your freinds what their favorite plane is

- if you call the local airport and scream BOMBERS INCOMING HEADING 115 whenever an airplane is flying over your house.

- if you keep telling you buy to avoid turn fight when he's fighting in school.

-if you walk outside as soon as you wake up to check the flight weather for today.

-if you try to "identify" enemy plane when you see a bird flying around up high

-if you scream:" TURN ON CORREKT MARKINGS" to other cars holding in a crossroad.

- if you tell your son" never to vulch when hes trying to wake you up.

-if you get dessapointed at christmas if you dont get some of this: Joystick, earphnes with microphone, new flight sim, new software parts or pilot cloth's


that was mine., did you like em??

Copperhead310th
01-26-2007, 05:17 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by willyvic:
*You wish the guy in the car who just cut you off was on team speak.

*Your flying online during a holiday with a house full of guests.

*You roll out of the sack at 0300 so you can meet up with some aussie buddies for a quick hop.

*You consider taking lives when your hard drive crashes with no backup.

*You wear a hat with a dowel-stick and a ball taped to it and you don't care WHO sees you.

*Your meal was cold more than 10 times after you say "in just a minute honey".

*You've used more than one sick day to finish some skin repaints.

*You forego social engagments because your squad is having a meeting.

*You know more about your wingman than you do about your daughter's boyfriend.

Many more to come I'm sure.

WV </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


*Your flying online during a holiday with a house full of guests.

Guilty

*You consider taking lives when your hard drive crashes with no backup.

Hapend. TWICE. duuuuuhuuuuuuu I'm a Genuis!



*You forego social engagments because your squad is having a meeting.

Guilty as charged.

TC_Stele
01-26-2007, 08:41 AM
When you're walking with your buddy down the mall and start calling out dames as contacts.

"Contacts, 2 o'clock. Tally 2. Confirmed hotties."

TgD Thunderbolt56
01-26-2007, 09:03 AM
* A fender-bender causes you to look for the "refly" button.

* You're jealous of the baby in the mall that has the airplane stroller.

* You've been confused for a Best-Buy employee because of your "extensive knowledge" after talking a complete stranger out of an MX400 and into a 6800GT... right after talking them out of CFS3 and into PF.


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NIK__14
01-26-2007, 09:26 AM
* You feel confident that in case of an emergency onboard a plane with the pilot and co-pilot out of action, you can easily land the plane with support from the tower.

* You want to go and ask the pilot if you can fly the plane a little.

Guilty....lots of travelling at work, I think the thoughts every time... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

edit:

* You are in Germany and even though your german isn´t very good you buy aviation history books written in German to have something to read or look at, at the Hotel.

* When visiting Germany you wonder if allies blasted the place you are standing at.

* When in Germany you snap photos of landscapes to set scenerys for future photoshop edits with planes from IL-2.

T_O_A_D
01-26-2007, 09:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">... you are a member of an online forum and read posts like, "You're an Avid Flight Simmer If ..." and think that it is funny.

The word 'vulch' means something to you.

1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper

- You have used the word "porked" in an actual conversation.

You have actually used to word "sexy" to describe an aircraft!

If you have more than two sim-specific hardware devices.

If you regularly post on three or more FS-related forums.

If you have, at any point, printed off maps or charts, laminated them (or put them in those transparent envelopes) and scrawled all over them with transparency markers.

You're an avid flight simmer if more than half of the content of your hard disk is flight-sim related.

You wish the guy in the car who just cut you off was on team speak

Your flying online during a holiday with a house full of guests.

*Your meal was cold more than 10 times after you say "in just a minute honey".

*You've used more than one sick day to finish some skin repaints.

*You forego social engagments because your squad is having a meeting.

*You know more about your wingman than you do about your daughter's boyfriend

*You wear a hat with a dowel-stick and a ball taped to it and you don't care WHO sees you

* You feel confident that in case of an emergency onboard a plane with the pilot and co-pilot out of action, you can easily land the plane with support from the tower. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


If this is a phycological evaluation, and the more hits you get the worse off you are.

I think I failed.

Gulp http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/sadeyes.gif

Rattler68
01-26-2007, 10:43 AM
You're in a Triumph Spitfire (or some other tidy little British sportscar; Exige S??) on the freeway, when you see a dot coming towards you in the oncoming traffic. As the BMW/Mercedes passes in the other direction, you take the next offramp exit to perform a hi yoyo and get on his tail using overpass to gain E...

leitmotiv
01-26-2007, 10:24 PM
If you do not smoke, eat, or drink while "flying" and you use goggles when flying a fighter.

Cajun76
01-26-2007, 11:54 PM
When the formations of tractor trailers become bombers on the interstate, and you constantly check six so you don't get bounced in traffic...


You can't get get the pipper on your windscreen to work unless you mentally press "Shift F1"

You've said "Roger that" over the phone.

knightflyte
01-26-2007, 11:54 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TgD Thunderbolt56:

* You've been confused for a Best-Buy employee because of your "extensive knowledge" after talking a complete stranger out of an MX400 and into a 6800GT... right after talking them out of CFS3 and into PF.


http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


GUILTY

slappedsilly
01-27-2007, 05:49 PM
You're a combat flight simmer if.....

You sit down at work on Monday and hit I once and V twice and move the mouse out of the way.

PBNA-Boosher
01-28-2007, 01:08 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by willyvic:
*You wish the guy in the car who just cut you off was on team speak.

*Your flying online during a holiday with a house full of guests.

*You roll out of the sack at 0300 so you can meet up with some aussie buddies for a quick hop.

*You consider taking lives when your hard drive crashes with no backup.

*You wear a hat with a dowel-stick and a ball taped to it and you don't care WHO sees you.

*Your meal was cold more than 10 times after you say "in just a minute honey".

*You've used more than one sick day to finish some skin repaints.

*You forego social engagments because your squad is having a meeting.

*You know more about your wingman than you do about your daughter's boyfriend.

Many more to come I'm sure.

WV </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Guilty!
Guilty!
Guilty!
Guilty!
Guilty!

and even more-so:
Guilty!

crashmaster4000
01-28-2007, 10:31 AM
If you calculate lead and trajectory of someone who walks by, looking for a good intercept angle. If you're driving down the road and a spot of dirt on your windshield has you looking to see if it's getting closer. If you buy a Wacom tablet JUST to skin that Me-109 you've always wanted to fly. If you buy and learn photoshop initially just to skin the said 109. If "two weeks" is ever mentioned in any context, you either laugh or cringe. If you "escort" cars on the freeway and make sure they either get right-of-way, or that they can follow you. If you get especially annoyed when people don't use turn signals because they're not, according to you, "using the right procedures and/or markings". If a student driver is going down the road, you either refer to them as a Noob or as Cannon Fodder. If you drive via using waypoints, or using the sun as a navigation aid. If you think you're "suprising" or "bouncing" anyone when you drive with your back to the sun.

BillyTheKid_22
01-28-2007, 12:35 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HayateAce:
Title ours, "You're a combat flight simmer if....."


1) You use the chip in your car windshield as a pipper

2) Your head snaps around every time a co-worker walks up behing you

3) You prefer cars with moonroofs and Targa tops for better vis

carry on..... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif

Phil_C
01-28-2007, 01:08 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TC_Stele:
When you're walking with your buddy down the mall and start calling out dames as contacts.

"Contacts, 2 o'clock. Tally 2. Confirmed hotties." </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Been there, done that... tho we call 'em "Bettys" :lol:

triad773
01-28-2007, 02:26 PM
You're an avid flight simmer if

your wife calls you on your cell while you are out doing chores and you reply that you are on egress from the grocery store and you are about to RTB.

Unfortunately for me, true story http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

DKoor
01-28-2007, 02:49 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Bearcat99:
LOL.. thats not an avid flight simmer.. thats an idiot. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>That is exactly what I've thought.

So...
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">YOU'RE AN AVID IDIOT IF: </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Fixed.

TAW_Oilburner
01-28-2007, 09:32 PM
Somebody cuts you off in traffic and you call him a !!F'N NOOB!!! (lol caught myself doing this the other day)

Copperhead310th
01-29-2007, 06:02 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by triad773:
You're an avid flight simmer if

your wife calls you on your cell while you are out doing chores and you reply that you are on egress from the grocery store and you are about to RTB.

Unfortunately for me, true story http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif Rolf!
lol oh that's classic! lol

general_kalle
02-04-2007, 05:36 AM
-if you scream. Indiana zwölf uhr when you see an american car and Jerry five o'clock when you see a landrover.

-if you keep talking english as you do on teamspeak to your family even tough you arent english.

lol i do tha. it alsways takes sometime before i remember that im danish.

Fatoomch
02-04-2007, 05:57 AM
*You get to the airport for a flight and ***** about the aircraft having its spawn point so far from the runway
*You ask the attendant "what's the loadout for this mission" when boarding the plane
*You wish the pilot could takeoff using the taxiways to save time (assuming he would check for traffic that is)
*your grateful that at least this place doesn't have sandbags and aircraft placed on the taxiways to make the pilot take detours

Bo_Nidle
02-04-2007, 12:33 PM
-if you're on a Police pursuit driving course and recognise the instructor is using terms such as "bandit","situational awareness" and "target fixation" because he's a flight simmer too! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

WarWolfe_1
02-04-2007, 12:48 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">*You've used more than one sick day to finish some skin repaints.
WV </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Done it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif

Your not my boss are you?

NSAdonis85
02-04-2007, 01:03 PM
1)If you're referring to a night club full of women as a target rich environment. (Happened to me!)

2)You try to introduce your every girlfriend to your "Dora", and say to her that it's the only thing she should be jealous at with a reason. (You won't beleave it, happened to me once! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif )

nsteense
02-08-2007, 01:57 AM
Happened to me when I was on a downwind in a C152, and I had this urge to accelerate the time 4X in order to expidite the circuit...

general_kalle
02-13-2007, 01:14 PM
someone sticky this one please. for enjoyment to evrybody. sticky sticky sticky pleeease

whos with me?

Cobra427so
02-13-2007, 03:44 PM
While driving, someone sweeps across in front of you and you instinctively squeeze the non-existent trigger on the stickshift... before braking.

The flight gear you've accumulated for your computer, costs almost as much as the computer itself.

You see a brand new LCD or Plasma big-screen TV and the first thing that comes to mind is how cool IL2 would look on it.

The phone rings while you're flying and the conversation goes like this:
"Hello..."
"Hi, watcha doing?"
"I'm flying..."
"Oh yeah? Oh, ok. Well, do you still want go get something to eat toni..."
"Uh-oh, bandits! Can't talk now, gotta go!" *click*

The dog sits there patiently because he knows he has to wait till you land before you take him out for a walk.

You wake up from a sound sleep with an awesome solution for a mission you're building.

I got more but those are my best...LOL

Cobra427so

Copperhead310th
02-13-2007, 05:22 PM
ya know i'm really proud of this thread. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Sadly most of my threads have shuch a short lifespan then never quite reah there full potential. Most are cut down by mods early on in there tender young lives, while others die horribly at the hands of cruel merciless posters, or then crash & burn before the end of the 1st page and are tunrd into a flaning catstrophe. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

But this lil guy here...he's gonna be alright. this one has lived long enough to actually have a future. lol http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

blakduk
02-13-2007, 05:47 PM
- you're driving and notice a peculiar looking cloud, and make a mental note to query a glitch in the graphics

BadA1m
02-13-2007, 05:58 PM
your wife calls to tell you the car is overheating and you yell "open the cowl flaps and quit trying to climb on emergency power! over."

general_kalle
05-05-2008, 11:09 AM
if you want to check flight sim related forums everywhere you spot internet, Even at Boarding school (guilty)

(Keep it alive)

blackpulpit1970
05-05-2008, 11:29 AM
You go to take a dump and yell bombs away!!!

WeedEater9p
05-05-2008, 11:48 AM
~ You poke your head about your car and your amazed at the great 6DOF.

~ When its your bustop, you yell "Green Light!, Go! Go! Go!" then rush down the walkway and jump out the door.

~ When the fire alarm goes off, you actually think its a Stuka and leap for cover.

Urufu_Shinjiro
05-05-2008, 01:05 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by general_kalle:
someone sticky this one please. for enjoyment to evrybody. sticky sticky sticky pleeease

whos with me? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm with you as long as we remove the original list, ours are all much better, lol.

TheFamilyMan
05-05-2008, 01:25 PM
~ You're watching a movie of a flight filmed/recorded from a cockpit view and you expect the view to change when you turn your head.

If you own a TIR, you know what I'm talking about here. I myself, and most of my flying m8s, have experienced this more that once!

IMHO the original list is somewhat disgraceful to the hardcore flight sim enthusiast.

TgD Thunderbolt56
05-05-2008, 01:57 PM
Your wife calls you on your way home from work and it goes like this:

you: "unable to RTB right now, BINGO fuel!

Her: (she plays along and says) "After refueling you're RTB, right?"

and you answer: "ROGER"


no, really. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

X32Wright
05-05-2008, 02:37 PM
"you type "S!" at the end of every email or IM you send even those who don't fly online at all''

Choctaw111
05-05-2008, 05:35 PM
The vector clip!!!! THAT was funny. Come on. How many of you have walked outside with the WRONG hat on?...or one of the old dots still on your head? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/1072.gif
Or so used to wearing a hat, that you sit down and wonder why your TrackIR isn't working...Oops wrong hat. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v343/PublicPhotoAccount2/smileys/rotflmao.gif

PS I can't believe it has been over a year since this thread was started.

SeaFireLIV
05-05-2008, 05:48 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Choctaw111:
The vector clip!!!! THAT was funny. Come on. How many of you have walked outside with the WRONG hat on?...or one of the old dots still on your head? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/1072.gif


. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I did receive a parcel from the postman wearing the vector clip. I didn`t realise until after I had sat down. I thought he was looking at me funny....

PikeBishop
05-07-2008, 08:28 AM
I tell you what..........when I used to play falcon 4.0 a lot, there was a partcular fire alarm sound where I worked and when it went off it was very similar to the missile warning alarm in the F16.......every time I used to jump out of my skin!!!
regards,
Pike.

muzzlehead
05-07-2008, 10:14 AM
When driving down the highway a low flying plane flys over and past your van placing you on his six.

At which time your heart races and your head snaps up and towards it trying to zoom in on a wing, as your wife asks, "What is wrong with you watch where your driving".

Urufu_Shinjiro
05-07-2008, 11:57 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by muzzlehead:
When driving down the highway a low flying plane flys over and past your van placing you on his six.

At which time your heart races and your head snaps up and towards it trying to zoom in on a wing, as your wife asks, "What is wrong with you watch where your driving". </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Lol, guilty, plane flew over the highway and I immidiately pulled back on the steering wheel and it took me a second to figure out why I wasn't getting any elevator response! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

BrotherVoodoo
05-08-2008, 06:19 PM
Requesting take off permission prior to getting on the freeway ramp.

When driving on the freeway you call in your position to the tower periodically and announce your final approach when arriving at your exit.

Using "copy that" as confirmation during conversation.

Choctaw111
05-08-2008, 08:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Copperhead310th:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by triad773:
You're an avid flight simmer if

your wife calls you on your cell while you are out doing chores and you reply that you are on egress from the grocery store and you are about to RTB.

Unfortunately for me, true story http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif Rolf!
lol oh that's classic! lol </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

When you are in the military long enough, you end up talking like that all the time. I have tried to "civilianize" myself but this sim isn't helping matters at all http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

waffen-79
05-10-2008, 04:26 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by NSAdonis85:
1)If you're referring to a night club full of women as a target rich environment. (Happened to me!)

2)You try to introduce your every girlfriend to your "Dora", and say to her that it's the only thing she should be jealous at with a reason. (You won't beleave it, happened to me once! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif ) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

INTERESTING, you mean the 190D-9 in game with your custom skin

or a real scale model?

or a poster/book about it?