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Best FC row on 738 for max. sleep potential (redeye)?

Best FC row on 738 for max. sleep potential (redeye)?

Old Feb 3, 18, 7:56 pm
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Best FC row on 738 for max. sleep potential (redeye)?

Wife and I are flying OGG>SEA next week in F and the F section is almost empty. What row would you choose for max. sleep potential? I'm guessing row 3 because it's the last row so no one will be grabbing the back of your seat when they get up. Your thoughts please.
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Old Feb 3, 18, 10:11 pm
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Go with row 2. Don’t want the pheaseants right behind you. They are more inclined to grab seats, kick, etc.
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Old Feb 3, 18, 10:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Idaho Territory View Post
Go with row 2. Don’t want the pheaseants right behind you. They are more inclined to grab seats, kick, etc.
Are they that close?

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Old Feb 3, 18, 11:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Idaho Territory View Post
Go with row 2. Don’t want the pheaseants right behind you. They are more inclined to grab seats, kick, etc.
I have never seen the word "pheaseants" in my language.... but I prefer row 3, or 4 if there is one, for the storage under the seat in front, and yes, you have less chance of the person behind you grabbing the back of your seat.... in the last row, even the " pheaseants" wont likely be grabbing your seat back.
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Old Feb 3, 18, 11:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Idaho Territory View Post
Go with row 2. Don’t want the pheaseants right behind you. They are more inclined to grab seats, kick, etc.
No one wants a red eye with one of those emotional support pheasants!
Go with 1F. No one will recline into your space, and you don't get blinded by the galley light if you are on the right side of the aisle.
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Old Feb 4, 18, 12:04 am
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Originally Posted by InTheClag View Post
No one wants a red eye with one of those emotional support pheasants!
Go with 1F. No one will recline into your space, and you don't get blinded by the galley light if you are on the right side of the aisle.
I guess the main negative to row 1 would be the people behind you getting up and grabbing the back of your seat.
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Old Feb 4, 18, 12:15 am
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Originally Posted by philemer View Post
I guess the main negative to row 1 would be the people behind you getting up and grabbing the back of your seat.
And the galley lights and lav traffic. Go with the last row in F (3 or 4).
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Old Feb 4, 18, 12:26 am
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Another vote for 3 or 4. The bulkhead would be my last choice.
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Old Feb 4, 18, 12:29 am
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Originally Posted by LaneW View Post
I have never seen the word "pheaseants" in my language.... but I prefer row 3, or 4 if there is one, for the storage under the seat in front, and yes, you have less chance of the person behind you grabbing the back of your seat.... in the last row, even the " pheaseants" wont likely be grabbing your seat back.
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And the galley lights and lav traffic. Go with the last row in F (3 or 4).
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Another vote for 3 or 4. The bulkhead would be my last choice.
SOLD. Row 3 it is. Thanks! Now, I'll stop at Walmart & buy a small, firm, pillow.
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Old Feb 4, 18, 12:55 am
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Originally Posted by LaneW View Post
I have never seen the word "pheaseants”....
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Originally Posted by InTheClag View Post
No one wants a red eye with one of those emotional support pheasants!

I wouldn’t mind. They’re quite tasty and would make a nice snack.
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Old Jun 30, 19, 6:04 pm
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Flying 739 "Layout 2" https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Al..._737-900_D.php LAX-EWR in F next week, with premium class behind us. Have choice of sitting in row 3 or last row 4 -I assume the recline is the same, and preordered meal so no worries about not getting our preferred selection.
Any reason not to sit in row 4?
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Old Jun 30, 19, 8:10 pm
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Originally Posted by Idaho Territory View Post
Go with row 2. Don’t want the pheaseants right behind you. They are more inclined to grab seats, kick, etc.
Originally Posted by philemer View Post
Are they that close?
AS doesn't have a hard bulkhead between Y and F.
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Old Jun 30, 19, 8:38 pm
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Originally Posted by metallo View Post
AS doesn't have a hard bulkhead between Y and F.
Additionally, if the cart is blocking the Isle in Main, they will line up at Row 4/6 waiting for the F Lav. That might be bothersome. I don't like a bulkhead myself so my first choice is always Row 2.

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Old Jun 30, 19, 9:46 pm
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My choice is typically 2D and 2F. Off plane early. No “pheasants” behind you and no drink cart.

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