I just got back from a quick weekend trip to Las Vegas with some of the folks from KGW. No organized event - just a good time with some good friends and a good chance to getaway and recharge.
Our travels were fine: on-time, good people helping us, and no lost bags!
The funniest part of the trip... and the reason for this blog... as we were waiting at Gate D26 at McCarran something caught the attention of Evan Chevrier, our sports producer, and myself. A very interesting comment on the back of our boarding passes.
This was an Alaska Airlines boarding pass, printed from an Alaska Airlines e-ticket self check-in machine. The pass thanks us... for using speed!
For those who don't know why we think that's so funny, "speed," in the world of law enforcement, is another word for methamphetamine - meth. Only in Vegas would your boarding pass look like that.
Turns out, the boarding pass is thanking us for using "speed check" - the computerized check-in system at McCarran. But that's not nearly as funny.
Time to get back to work. Thanks to everyone on our flights who stopped us to say hi. It's always nice to meet NewsChannel 8 viewers. And next time you're at the Vegas airport, be sure to use Speed (Check)!
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