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USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by ERIK » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00


Check out:

http://www.usatoday.com/life/travel/leisure/1999/ltl439.htm

 
 
 

USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by atwoo » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00



>Check out:

>http://www.usatoday.com/life/travel/leisure/1999/ltl439.htm

Most of this stuff -- not all of it, but most of it -- can be attributed to
the conditions airlines have created on their planes and in their terminals.
It's as if they're conducting a science experiment to see how much noise,
discomfort and stress people can take before they go crazy. And once they go
crazy, then they arrest them. Too many flights aren't really operated by
commercial airlines, but by the equivalent of the Federal Prison Service's
transportation division.
 
 
 

USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by shanih » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00






> >Check out:

> >http://www.usatoday.com/life/travel/leisure/1999/ltl439.htm
> Most of this stuff -- not all of it, but most of it -- can be
> attributed to
> the conditions airlines have created on their planes and in their
> terminals.
> It's as if they're conducting a science experiment to see how much
> noise,
> discomfort and stress people can take before they go crazy. And
> once they go
> crazy, then they arrest them. Too many flights aren't really
> operated by
> commercial airlines, but by the equivalent of the Federal Prison
> Service's
> transportation division.

How about this.  I got on a flight from Dallas, TX, to Albuquerque, NM.
Shortly after I settled into my window seat, and they closed the door,
I realized that I had to use the lavatory in the worst way.  I rang the
flight attendant, who informed me that I would not be able to do this
until the flight was in the air, and the seatbelt sign was turned off.
I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in terrible
pain when the plane takes off.  Finally, I could get up.  At this
point, the rather large man in the aisle seat refused to get up so I
could make my way into the aisle.  This same man had heard my desparate
pleas to the attendent.  I asked very nicely.  He looked me in the eye,
and told me I had better just hold it, because he wasn't moving.  I
eventually convinced him that he was going to move, or risk having me
go on his lap.  How much more rude can a person get.

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USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by Dudley Cornm » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00







>> >Check out:

>> >http://www.travelOK.net/
>> Most of this stuff -- not all of it, but most of it -- can be
>> attributed to
>> the conditions airlines have created on their planes and in their
>> terminals.
>> It's as if they're conducting a science experiment to see how much
>> noise,
>> discomfort and stress people can take before they go crazy. And
>> once they go
>> crazy, then they arrest them. Too many flights aren't really
>> operated by
>> commercial airlines, but by the equivalent of the Federal Prison
>> Service's
>> transportation division.

> How about this.  I got on a flight from Dallas, TX, to Albuquerque, NM.
> Shortly after I settled into my window seat, and they closed the door,
> I realized that I had to use the lavatory in the worst way.  I rang the
> flight attendant, who informed me that I would not be able to do this
> until the flight was in the air, and the seatbelt sign was turned off.
> I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in terrible

And I understand it is a really big deal if you disobey her and get up
anyway. So I guess you just whip it out and***in the floor...
indecent exposure has to be a less serious charge. :)

Quote:> pain when the plane takes off.  Finally, I could get up.  At this
> point, the rather large man in the aisle seat refused to get up so I
> could make my way into the aisle.  This same man had heard my desparate
> pleas to the attendent.  I asked very nicely.  He looked me in the eye,
> and told me I had better just hold it, because he wasn't moving.  I

Piss on him... :)

or

You should have been in a really good position to level an excellent
elbow to his face... if you are the *** type... which apparently you
aren't. :)

dsc - acssysdsc

 
 
 

USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by shanih » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00







> "atwood"



> >> >Check out:

> >> >http://www.travelOK.net/
> >> Most of this stuff -- not all of it, but most of it -- can be
> >> attributed to
> >> the conditions airlines have created on their planes and in
> their
> >> terminals.
> >> It's as if they're conducting a science experiment to see how
> much
> >> noise,
> >> discomfort and stress people can take before they go crazy. And
> >> once they go
> >> crazy, then they arrest them. Too many flights aren't really
> >> operated by
> >> commercial airlines, but by the equivalent of the Federal Prison
> >> Service's
> >> transportation division.

> > How about this.  I got on a flight from Dallas, TX, to
> Albuquerque, NM.
> > Shortly after I settled into my window seat, and they closed the
> door,
> > I realized that I had to use the lavatory in the worst way.  I
> rang the
> > flight attendant, who informed me that I would not be able to do
> this
> > until the flight was in the air, and the seatbelt sign was
> turned off.
> > I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in
> terrible
> And I understand it is a really big deal if you disobey her and
> get up
> anyway. So I guess you just whip it out and***in the floor...
> indecent exposure has to be a less serious charge. :)

Well, being a woman, this would take some serious contortions to
arrange one's garments in such a way as to not pee on them in such
tight confines as an airline seat.  I also really did not want to sit
in a wet seat the entire flight.

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Quote:> > pain when the plane takes off.  Finally, I could get up.  At this
> > point, the rather large man in the aisle seat refused to get up
> so I
> > could make my way into the aisle.  This same man had heard my
> desparate
> > pleas to the attendent.  I asked very nicely.  He looked me in
> the eye,
> > and told me I had better just hold it, because he wasn't moving.
>  I
>***on him... :)
> or
> You should have been in a really good position to level an
> excellent
> elbow to his face... if you are the *** type... which
> apparently you
> aren't. :)
> dsc - acssysdsc

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Post by Dudley Cornm » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00


Quote:>> > I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in
>> terrible
>> And I understand it is a really big deal if you disobey her and
>> get up
>> anyway. So I guess you just whip it out and***in the floor...
>> indecent exposure has to be a less serious charge. :)
> Well, being a woman, this would take some serious contortions to

Sorry, I didn't catch that you were female... don't you wish... na,
ain't goin there...

dsc - acssysdsc

Quote:> arrange one's garments in such a way as to not pee on them in such
> tight confines as an airline seat.  I also really did not want to sit
> in a wet seat the entire flight.

I'm sure...

dsc - acssysdsc

 
 
 

USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by Kreda » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00


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http://www.restrooms.org/standing.html


Quote:> Well, being a woman, this would take some serious contortions to
> arrange one's garments in such a way as to not pee on them in such
> tight confines as an airline seat.  I also really did not want to sit
> in a wet seat the entire flight.

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USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by atwoo » Sat, 20 Nov 1999 04:00:00


.

Quote:

>How about this.  I got on a flight from Dallas, TX, to Albuquerque, NM.
>Shortly after I settled into my window seat, and they closed the door,
>I realized that I had to use the lavatory in the worst way.  I rang the
>flight attendant, who informed me that I would not be able to do this
>until the flight was in the air, and the seatbelt sign was turned off.
>I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in terrible
>pain when the plane takes off.  Finally, I could get up.  At this
>point, the rather large man in the aisle seat refused to get up so I
>could make my way into the aisle.  This same man had heard my desparate
>pleas to the attendent.  I asked very nicely.  He looked me in the eye,
>and told me I had better just hold it, because he wasn't moving.  I
>eventually convinced him that he was going to move, or risk having me
>go on his lap.  How much more rude can a person get.

Wow what a story. Which airline, anyway? American? I was on Alaska Air the
other day from Palm Springs to SFO and had to go really bad near the end of
the trip. So, I wait until we land, becoming more and more agitated. We taxi
toward the gate and then sit there for 5 or 10 minutes before coming all the
way in.

I spring up from my seat and dash toward the head by the front door, and the
flight attendant informs me it's busted, at which point I have to wait for
all the passengers to get off so I can retrieve my bag from the overhead,
then dash to the terminal, by which point I'm fairly bursting.

I'd say some significant percentage of the planes I'm on have something
broken that you really need not to be broken ...

 
 
 

USA Today story about Air Rage!

Post by luvto.. » Sat, 04 Dec 1999 04:00:00








> > >Check out:

> > >http://www.travelOK.net/
> > Most of this stuff -- not all of it, but most of it -- can be
> > attributed to
> > the conditions airlines have created on their planes and in their
> > terminals.
> > It's as if they're conducting a science experiment to see how much
> > noise,
> > discomfort and stress people can take before they go crazy. And
> > once they go
> > crazy, then they arrest them. Too many flights aren't really
> > operated by
> > commercial airlines, but by the equivalent of the Federal Prison
> > Service's
> > transportation division.

> How about this.  I got on a flight from Dallas, TX, to Albuquerque, NM.
> Shortly after I settled into my window seat, and they closed the door,
> I realized that I had to use the lavatory in the worst way.  I rang the
> flight attendant, who informed me that I would not be able to do this
> until the flight was in the air, and the seatbelt sign was turned off.
> I pleaded with her, but then we started to taxi.  So, I'm in terrible
> pain when the plane takes off.  Finally, I could get up.  At this
> point, the rather large man in the aisle seat refused to get up so I
> could make my way into the aisle.  This same man had heard my desparate
> pleas to the attendent.  I asked very nicely.  He looked me in the eye,
> and told me I had better just hold it, because he wasn't moving.  I
> eventually convinced him that he was going to move, or risk having me
> go on his lap.  How much more rude can a person get.

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You could have gotten up and used the lavatory.....the consequence....the
entire plane would have stopped right where it was and the rest of the
passengers on your flight might have been a little mad at taking a delay due
to you having to use the lavatory and it wasn't an emergency..

Bottom line its against federal law if you get up when the seatbelt is
on...although most flight attendants aren't going to manhandle you into your
seat......if you get up and they don't make an effort to keep you seated then
they can be fined personally by the FAA...and if you do get up then they are
required to open the***pit door, the pilot then has to stop where ever they
are and not move again until you are seated....This is in the interest of
safety...if something were to happen and they had to make an abrupt stop you
would be tossed and may not only injury yourself but someone else you fell
into...... Next time make use of the airport restrooms...they are alot bigger
and in most cases cleaner...

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