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Iona Fan Man
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re: Time to rant about flying

Not that anyone cares about the subject of the OP, but I'll add a few to the notion of just simply being more considerate of people:

Please stand 6-10 feet back from the luggage conveyor, and only step forward if it's time to get your bag. It almost doubles the surface area to grab bags and no has to ask anyone to move.

Please don't crowd the door to the plane, just wait for your section/row to be called. The plane isn't going to leave without you.

Please don't fly with any child less than 3, drive or make relatives come to you.

Please do not remove your shoes while on the plane

Please do not think of the divider as an arm rest. It's not something to fight over, it's a boundary setter.

Please do not tilt your seat back, It is a complete invasion of the person's space behind you and is extremely inconsiderate.

Please use the restroom prior to getting on the plane, everyone knows that when you go on a plane you burden those around you.

Please dress appropriately. You do not need to wear,6 bracelets, watch, 7 rings, knee high boots, etc....or other things that make it difficult for you to keep the line moving.

Also please, never ask me to change my seat, I picked this one for a very specific purpose.


BACONisMEATcandy
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re: Time to rant about flying
I generally fly very odd days for business travel... No business travelers travel Sat AM.... Except me


LSUGrad9295
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re: Time to rant about flying
Completely off topic...but when I google "Spicy Stacy Tigerdroppings Nude", this pic comes up on the first page. WTF?

Image: http://qph.cf.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-47a7a0033bfa1afd95f5d29c9312ac76


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fightin tigers
Downtown Prairieville
Member since Mar 2008
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re: Time to rant about flying
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Please do not tilt your seat back, It is a complete invasion of the person's space behind you and is extremely inconsiderate.


Seriously? You can frick yourself if you are offended by me moving 3" into your space. Come to think of it, it is my space if my stationary seat can move into that area. Quit looking into my space, it's an invasion.


Brageous
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re: Time to rant about flying
I fly home tomorrow late morning

But I had to fly united


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RummelTiger
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Member since Aug 2004
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re: Time to rant about flying
Protip: Get Global Passport. In some airports you get your own security line, can leave all your clothes/jewelry on, only need to throw your bags on the belt, then just breeze through.

I walked into SFO today, through security, and in the Admirals Club in literally 2 minutes.


BACONisMEATcandy
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re: Time to rant about flying
Delta is promoting their annual Christmas rave... They just sent me this in an email

LINK


RummelTiger
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Member since Aug 2004
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re: Time to rant about flying
Also, on AA if you're Platinum, you can ask them to block seats next to you.

Protip 2: It's worth the yearly fee to get the Amex Platinum just to get into the airline clubs...if you travel a lot.


Brageous
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re: Time to rant about flying
I don't mind AA. Out of BR it seems to be more expensive most of the time. Now that delta has two hubs out of it, it makes it easier to stick with them; otherwise, I'd consider. United can still EAD.


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Iona Fan Man
Iona Fan
Member since Jan 2006
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re: Time to rant about flying
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You can frick yourself if you are offended by me moving 3" into your space.


when you sit in your seat, how far away is your face from the back of the seat in front of you?

The seat moves back 8.5"




so are you just inconsiderate, or do you just still not understand how you are being inconsiderate?
This post was edited on 12/7 at 10:24 pm


Golfer
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Member since Nov 2005
60072 posts

re: Time to rant about flying
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Protip: Get Global Passport.


Global Entry...and you don't need it if you have elite status on an airline. You share the same line.


Golfer
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2005
60072 posts

re: Time to rant about flying
quote:

I generally fly very odd days for business travel... No business travelers travel Sat AM.... Except me


Best time for upgrades. You flying in the morning? I've got a 90 minute layover in ATL.


BACONisMEATcandy
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Delta, Amex, & Über Threads
Member since Dec 2007
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re: Time to rant about flying
Nah... I won't fly again on Business again this year

Just the flight home for Christmas


RummelTiger
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Member since Aug 2004
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re: Time to rant about flying
No you don't. Not at all airports.


Golfer
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Member since Nov 2005
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re: Time to rant about flying
I'm flying the next two weekends for personal trips...burning through my vouchers.


Golfer
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Member since Nov 2005
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re: Time to rant about flying
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No you don't. Not at all airports.


If the airport has TSA Pre Check you do. GE is only valuable for returning back stateside through customs.



fightin tigers
Downtown Prairieville
Member since Mar 2008
29756 posts

re: Time to rant about flying
quote:

when you sit in your seat, how far away is your face from the back of the seat in front of you?


Guess I'm the inconsiderate person manipulating my seat into some position the seat is not designed for.

Btw, typing on a laptop is annoying as frick. Please stop.


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RummelTiger
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National Corndog Day: 03/06/2016
Member since Aug 2004
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re: Time to rant about flying
You are incorrect.

And I know this because I've used my global entry not only today to get through tsa pre check, but also through lax, so...

When you sign up for ge you can also get tsa pre
This post was edited on 12/7 at 10:34 pm


BACONisMEATcandy
LSU Fan
Delta, Amex, & Über Threads
Member since Dec 2007
43112 posts
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re: Time to rant about flying
I have $1000 in vouchers.... Saving them for the 5 weddings I have to fly to next year


LSUandAU
Florida
Member since Apr 2009
4113 posts

re: Time to rant about flying
I usually slip a small bag of pot into the gray plastic tray of someone near me, right before it goes through security, if they are pissing me off!


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