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How annoying are you on flights?

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Give yourself one point for each way you annoy the flight attendants and post your score on this thread.
10 years ago, June 11th 2009 No: 1 Msg: #75885  

10 years ago, June 15th 2009 No: 2 Msg: #76346  
B Posts: 83
i am rolling on a goose egg... guess im a pleasent flyer Reply to this

10 years ago, June 15th 2009 No: 3 Msg: #76347  
Wow. Surprisingly, I scored a big zero as well. Reply to this

10 years ago, June 16th 2009 No: 4 Msg: #76395  
I might score 1 because of the child thing. It is not so much that I abandon my parenting role when flying, but being squashed into a small space with a restless kid for several hours..... Keeping them entertained is no easy thing. And they do make a mess no matter what they get to eat. As for the toilet thing, even if they do go before getting on the plane, it does not mean that they wont insist that they need to go every half hour while inflight.

People often have lots of ''bright'' ideas about what parents should do to make their child behave like adults during flights, but they really should test their theories to make sure they work, before they judge, because kids pick up on stress from people around and act out on it. Makes things worse for everybody.

But, so far all the airline staff I encountered have been completely kind and understanding. Thank goodness for that! Reply to this

10 years ago, June 17th 2009 No: 5 Msg: #76636  
B Posts: 602
Guess I am not bad to attendance - it is the person next to me. I like to talk. Have had some really interesting conversations. Reply to this

10 years ago, June 17th 2009 No: 6 Msg: #76651  

9 years ago, September 5th 2009 No: 7 Msg: #85367  
B Posts: 280
Well, I score a big zero! politeness and canadian equals not annoying. ha ha

But over the years, I have quite literally seen it all, from someone flying through the air (because she didn't have her seatbelt on during turbulence), to someone projectile puking on me and the 4 rows ahead of us. I've also sat next to a huge guy who screamed like a girl during the takeoff and I had to spend the rest of the flight frayed nerves and reassuring him.

It's the other people you have to worry about! Reply to this

9 years ago, September 6th 2009 No: 8 Msg: #85378  
I scored one

Haha, I usually have to get the flight attendents to put my on board luggage in the overhead compartments but not because it's so heavy I can't lift it but simply because I'm too short to put anything in the overhead compartments regardless of whether I put everything including in the kitchen sink in my backpack or if i have nothing in there but my iPod.

I CAN'T HELP IT!!! Reply to this

9 years ago, September 6th 2009 No: 9 Msg: #85390  

I've also sat next to a huge guy who screamed like a girl during the takeoff ....


FFS! I would hate to sit next to someone like that. :D The flight nervousness I can handle, but the screaming would make me want to stuff those free socks they give out in his mouth. Reply to this

9 years ago, September 6th 2009 No: 10 Msg: #85419  
Zero here too! Aren't we all excellent flyers :-P Reply to this

9 years ago, September 7th 2009 No: 11 Msg: #85497  
ZERO! ^^
excellent flyers indeed 😊 Reply to this

9 years ago, September 8th 2009 No: 12 Msg: #85661  
B Posts: 602
LOL I remember coming back from NY this past Christmas. We sat next to a soldier who looked at us and asked us if we were afraid of flying. He was so relieved. I guess his flight before they lady sitting next to him about squeezed his arm off in fright. Reply to this

9 years ago, September 9th 2009 No: 13 Msg: #85695  
B Posts: 27
I'm a zero too. I feel sorry for the attendants who are stuck with a plane load of people, many of whom think they are the most important person there. Put yourself in their shoes and treat them as you would like to be treated. I've found that any special requests (like extra hot water for the disgustingly strong coffee!) are usually dealt with cheerfully so long as you are polite and friendly and don't expect them to drop everything to do it. Just occasionally you get a grumpy one, maybe had a gutful of the troublemakers, or jet lagged. Reply to this

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