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Did our nation’s water supply get replaced with Stupid Juice while I was sleeping?

24 May

I generally avoid traveling on Mondays and Fridays. This morning I was reminded why. (Note: it is Monday.)

Upon arriving at the airport, I went straight to a check-in kiosk and attempted to run my card – with no luck. I tried three other machines (and two other cards) with similar results, so eventually I joined the masses in line for the kiosks that are supervised by United personnel.

The line wasn’t moving, despite the fact that I could clearly see no fewer than four free kiosks blinking “check-in here.” No one in line was wearing a suit, and most of the people had over-sized bags indicating they were heading on vacation. They all had blank looks and no urgency. I wanted to push someone.

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