Old Apr 24, 17, 4:53 pm
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arlflyer
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
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Originally Posted by PUCCI GALORE View Post
What is extraordinary is that people seem to have a problem dealing with situations and do not speak up at the time.
I agree.

It is also interesting that people on this thread seem to have already predetermined the possible outcomes or scenarios and written them into little compartmentalized buckets. Either they'll sit there stewing and dehydrating, unwilling to push the button for 8 hours, or they'll passive-aggressively hit it, rarin' for a fight and assuming the FA is ready to take their head off.

How about just being nice and/or civil? Press the button, when the FA comes over, greet them with a smile and thank them for their response before they can get a word out. Then politely make the request and see how it goes. If the FA really is just a horrible person and treats you like dirt then well, at least you took the high road. But just try it.*


*This also goes for hotel desk agents, wait staff, etc. I've had rather good luck personally.
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