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Eric Lindros addresses the fans during a pregame ceremony inducting him and former teammate John LeClair into the Flyers Hall of Fame before the game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Minnesota Wild on November 20, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

With Anthony in Italy for a few weeks, Andrew Salciunas slid into the host’s chair, with Jamie Lynch co-hosting with him. That meant Ray Dunne was in charge of The Audio Vault. Every day on The Anthony Gargano show they dive into the Vault to pull out stuff relevant to the day. That may be famous Birthdays, things that happened on this day in history, or more. Today that included when Eric Lindros first became a Flyer, the launch of a product we all now use, and more.

Here is the full lineup from the Audio Vault today:

  • Flyers Acquire Eric Lindros in a trade on this day in 1992
    • audio of a Judge ruling in favor of the Flyers in arbitration between them and the Rangers to decide who actually acquired him
  • Happy Birthday Craig Sager
    • Compilation of people making jokes about Craig Sager’s wardrobe
  • iPhone was unveiled on this day in 2007
    • Audio of Steve Ballmer predicting iPhones would never sell
  • Happy Birthday former Eagles Quinton Demps
    • Him talking about being hazed as a rookie in Eagles camp to TMZ

You can listen to the full Audio Vault below:

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Choonis and the Bro Share 11 Pet Peeves to Avoid When Traveling

Travel tips populate the internet constantly.

Everyone wants to know the best vacation spots, the best places to eat, the best shows to see, and any other events taking place at a particular destination.

Andrew Salciunas and Jamie Lynch took a different spin on travel tips during the 97.5 The Fanatic Midday Show.

Travel Tips: Avoiding Pet Peeves

What about the things to avoid? There are pet peeves that any traveler has to deal with, and some people fuel the fire that drives other people crazy.

Andrew returned from his trip to Mexico last week with some important life takeaways. He opened the floor to listeners to share their best (worst) answers, and the topic took off.

Jamie brings past experience traveling all across the country on Sunday Night Football every weekend throughout the fall. He’s seen a few airports, and he’s experienced a few nightmares.

Producer Ray Dunne drew from his experiences traveling as the play-by-play announcer for the Temple Women’s Basketball team during his college years. The job came with some late nights and some frustrating realities.

Fanatic callers love a good opportunity to vent their daily frustrations, and they answer the call by offering some travel tips that you probably haven’t heard before.

People Leaving the Plane Before It’s Their Turn

Severe weather over the weekend forced Andrew to wait through the “Little League Baseball Rule,” when a plane has to cautiously wait immediately after a pilot sees lightning.

Travel delays might be annoying, but they’re annoying for everyone.

It doesn’t excuse the woman who got up from one of the back seats and darted off the plane before it was her turn.

When a plane lands, the passengers in the front rows take their bags and exit in order. The people in the back just have to wait.

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  • The Converse: Taking Too Long At the Front

    Conversely, if you’re at the front of the plane, you need to recognize that the system will bug the people at the back of the plane.

    Get your bag quickly, and get off the plane.

    It’s also not a shocker that a fist class passenger might not be too considerate of a coach passenger.

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  • The "BO Guy" on a Plane

    It’s tough to get stuck next to the BO guy.

    It should go without saying, but maybe it doesn’t.

    Don’t be the smelly kid in class.


  • The Airport Counter

    If an airport counter has a line, it provides people with time to get settled with what they need before they reach the front of the line.

    Jamie clearly spoke from a bad experience when he threw out a common excuse from a person who didn’t use the time to prepare.

    “Where’s my license? Honey, do you have it?…”

    Speed and efficiency is key. There are signs everywhere saying to get your ID, boarding pass, and any other paperwork ready.


  • Using the Bathroom on a Plane

    Sometimes, it’s a necessity. A long plane ride might include a trip to the bathroom.

    However, getting up to use the bathroom doesn’t give you the right to grab the headrest of the seat in front of you to pull yourself out the airplane seat.

    The person sitting in the other seat doesn’t need to fall backwards so you can have leverage to stand up.

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  • Trying to Fit an Oversized Bag Into the Overhead Bin

    All travelers want to avoid bag fees.

    However, you have to know before you leave for vacation if your bag will fit in an overhead storage area. Have some foresight. Either cram stuff into a smaller bag or just pay the bag fee.

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  • Eating on the Plane

    Jamie wants a ban on “all borderline stinky food.”

    There’s no need to bring an egg salad sandwich on a plane.


  • Taking Shoes Off On A Plane

    Keep your shoes on in settings where other people can smell your feet. 

    People who take their shoes off and put their feet up in front of them are even worse.

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  • A Weakness of the Hotel Industry

    A hotel room might not provide you with your preferred cable service, which is a reality most vacationers are willing to accept.

    If that’s the case, why wouldn’t the hotel provide you with a channel lineup for a service/area that guests are unfamiliar with?

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  • Slow Vehicles in the Left Lane

    It’s an easy one for a road trip.

    It’s a basic rule of the highway, and people need to follow it. Slow drivers should stay on the right side, so faster drivers can pass on the left side.

  • Texting and Driving

    Keep your eyes on the road!

    close up driver woman hand holding smartphone for using GPS navigation of travel destination and swipe for reading data on web browser or texting message online for contact while parking , journey lifestyle concept

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  • Andrew Salciunas and Jamie Lynch

    Andrew Salciunas and Jamie Lynch will be filling in for Anthony Gargano as co-hosts until July 14. Tune in weekdays from 10am-2pm.

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