spoilers used during take-off???

Date:         26 Jul 98 23:57:08 
From:         "Maria & Thomas Eidrup" <skq837f@tninet.se>
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I flew with a modern verion of Boeing 737, Falcon Aviation, from Malmoe in
Sweden to Athens the 29 of May. To my surprise I saw the spoilers go up
during acceleration for take-off. As far as I know they should only be used
during landing to destroy the lifting force. Therefore I was more than
puzzled. The spoilers went in again some seconds before rotate. Is there
anyone who can give me an eplanation to this. Was everything the way it
should have been?

Thomas Eidrup