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Who or What will Gary be for Halloween

blusk
Aviator C

As the last steamy days of summer continue to hold sway, it’s hard to realize that Halloween is just around the corner.  Especially if you are looking for just the right Halloween persona, there just isn’t much time left.  Our CEO, President, Chairman, and once-a-year Halloween star asked me to write this quick post because he out on the road right now in every corner of our system meeting with our Employees.

This is your chance to help select “who” or even “what” Gary will be this year.  The good folks at the Spirit Halloween Stores will then transform Gary into this year’s Halloween creature.

If you need inspiration from past years, Gary has played Gene Simmons of KISS, Old West Legend, Wild Bill Hickok, Captain Jack Sparrow, Edna Turnblad, and last year, Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top.  

So let’s get creative, and be sure to think outside the box for Gary’s costume this year.  He LUVs to live his part to the fullest, and he is a great sport..  (Oh one thing to keep in mind, he had to shave his legs to portray Ms. Turnblad, so he’d like to keep his hair if that is possible.)  So leave Gary your suggestion, and on Halloween, tune to Nuts About Southwest for your first view of his 2009 “look."

Gary as Gene Simmons

 

As Wild Bill Hickok

Cap'n Jack Sparrow Gary

"Edna" does her ironing

 

"Billy Gibbons" and the "sharp-dressed" men.

26 Comments
sk1
Explorer C
How about Hagrid from Harry Potter? He can reuse his wig!!
StacyD
Explorer C
I love the photos! Since Gary has a great sense of humor, I have a few ideas for him... ~Popeye the Sailor Man ~Elvis ~Edward Scissorhands ~The Joker (from Batman the Dark Knight) Good luck, Gary!
Lauren_Liebert
Explorer C
How about an Oompa-Loompa?
Liz_Barrett
Explorer C
He should dress as Julia Child and fly form New York City to Paris, Texas, and serve the peanuts on a silver platter. Bon appetit and bon voyage!
David_B_
Explorer C
how bout Sarah Palin?
Joe_H
Explorer C
I think he should honor one of the deceased celebrities of the year....Billy Mays, the info-mercial guy!
Luke_Carder
New Arrival
How about a PEANUT? What better to represent SWA than a peanut? Or even a bag of peanuts just like the ones served on flights?
Nate1
Explorer C
He should be a Pregnant Nun!
Jami
Explorer C
Dog The Bounty Hunter! He's even on A&E.....since they have "Airline" and all....this would be perfect!!!! And OH SO MUCH FUN!!!!
Sam6
Explorer C
A Boeing 737-700
Brent_B_
Explorer C
Given you recently launched service to/from Boston and New York, how about Ben Franklin or the Statue of Liberty?
Brent_B_
Explorer C
Given you just launched service to Boston and New York...how about Ben Franklin or the Statue of Liberty?
Laurie_L_
Explorer C
Whatever Gary does will be great but if he would go as : Herb and/or Coleen....Maybe 1/2 and 1/2..... or The Church Lady for SNL.. (Garys a handsome man, but makes a pretty Lady ... LOL)
Tracey1
Explorer C
I think Michael Jackson would be a good choice!
Bill
Employee
Employee
DANG IT...Liz B stole my idea. By all means--JULIA CHILD! (I mean, Gary is about the size the woman was.....she was big enough to have played college ball --if Le Cordon Bleu had a football team!) BON APPETIT!!!!!!!! --Bill
Christel
Explorer C
I think you would make a fantastic Julia Childs for Halloween.. She was 6'2 and quite the character. Best of luck with choosing.
Sam5
New Arrival
We start service to MKE on November 1st, so how about he goes as a Green Bay Packer, or something related to Milwaukee?
Sam5
New Arrival
What if we got Gary into some of the old FA uniforms. I think the man might look good in hotpants and go go boots.
reeniesr
Explorer C
WOLVERINE
minnis
Adventurer B
Gary Potter!
weichinger
Employee
Employee
Gary Potter is a fun idea. What about GARY POTTER everyone?
cmainz
Employee
Employee
Gary Potter is a fun idea! I like that one!
INTEGRATIONUSER
Employee
Employee
Gary Potter! Gary Potter! Gary Potter!
Anonymous3040
Explorer C
GI Gary. from GI Joe Movie ( The Current One) Star Trek, The 2009 Movie Jonas Brothers Buzz Lightyear, The Toy Story, Buzz Lightyear ( Southwest Colors) Green Gary, The costume is a "Recycle Man" Tooth Fairy, " Low Cost Fairy" Robin Hood
Amy_Frost
Explorer C
Luigi... and pair up with a Mario, of course. 🙂
pberg
Frequent Flyer B
Larry Bird...in his little green shorts 🙂