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What's the stupidest, least substantive thing you can complain about?

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What's the stupidest, least substantive thing you can complain about?

Thread founder Blumie had the following dedicatory post to kick off the original thread in June of 2010 to guide us, so we will take our cues from that to continue this hallowed FT-AA|A tradition. (FT Rules still apply.)

Originally Posted by Blumie View Post
What's FT if not a place to complain about the small stuff? After all, we've seen threads in which people have complained about virtually everything, from the ceiling height at JAX to the font, ink and paper used to print boarding passes. So I thought I'd start what I hope will become the one of the most valuable and important threads in the history of FT, one in which we consolidate all of our complaints about stuff that just doesn't matter and that validates AA's decision not to have an official presence on this board.

I'll go first: I find it really annoying the way the napkins are fanned before being put out at the Admirals Clubs. Is this supposed to make us feel like the place is uber-fancy? Why don't they just forget about the fanning and put out some real napkins instead of the flimsy cocktail napkins they use?
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Old Jun 17, 19, 4:06 pm
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On LAX-MIA Flagship, cutbacks in amenity Kit - no more socks (my feet are cold) .
ire significant, the bottles of water have been cut in half volume-wise. Seems like a miscater from HKG or Haneda based on the ideograms.
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Old Jun 17, 19, 5:44 pm
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Originally Posted by beachfan View Post
On LAX-MIA Flagship, cutbacks in amenity Kit - no more socks (my feet are cold) .
ire significant, the bottles of water have been cut in half volume-wise. Seems like a miscater from HKG or Haneda based on the ideograms.
So larger bottles of water on a relatively short flight, but 1/2 size for a 14+ hour flight? Outrage!
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Old Jun 19, 19, 11:26 pm
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EXP Drink Request

Sitting waaaay in the back today, was asked what I wanted to drink on a short flight from DFW. "Gin and Soda", I said. Was handed the soda and no gin but was given two snack boxes. FA ran off before I could ask again and never made eye contact with me again. Landed 40 minutes later. Snacks for later?
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Old Jun 20, 19, 1:04 pm
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FA remembered I had ordered my coffee with 2 sugar, 2 cream, and brought the second cup already mixed as such. Why the complaint? I had wanted a third sugar this time!
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Old Jun 21, 19, 9:17 am
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Was flying some international flight recently and watched Aquaman. AA really has to stop showing such terrible movies. Two hours and twenty minutes I've never get back. Or really, maybe 1:30, because I kept fast forwarding.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 9:57 am
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Choosing to read this thread, Chicken Leg? A new low for 77W F LHR-MIA, on the spotty Free T-Mobile via GoGo wifi
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Old Jun 21, 19, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by jsieds View Post
Choosing to read this thread, Chicken Leg? A new low for 77W F LHR-MIA, on the spotty Free T-Mobile via GoGo wifi
I hope you enjoyed my contributions to that thread
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Old Jun 21, 19, 10:09 am
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Originally Posted by teemuflyer View Post
I hope you enjoyed my contributions to that thread
Your comments, as always, are top notch. However 15 minutes were wasted from the 1-hour of T-Mobile free GoGo wifi
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Old Jun 21, 19, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by jsieds View Post
Your comments, as always, are top notch. However 15 minutes were wasted from the 1-hour of T-Mobile free GoGo wifi
LOL!
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Old Jun 21, 19, 3:14 pm
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Same FA who didn't know what whiskey was last week (compass regional YVR-LAX) refused to give me the full can of IPA this time. Told me if I want the rest of it, then she will refill my glass, but I can't have the can. First time that's happened.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 3:34 pm
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They keep calling them "Bose headsets" when distributing and collecting them. Twice today, on intl F and tcon F.
The AVOD screen informed me that the FAs were going to collect the Bose headsets shortly. Not only did it interrupt whatever drivel I had on, it is no longer accurate.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 7:26 pm
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Iím flying out of LGA and all DL planes have their tails lit with lights as if theyíre proud to showcase their brand identity. Then we go by the AA gates and almost all AA planes at the gates even with passengers on them have dark tails and you can barely see what airline it is if you didnít know the gate set up at LGA.

Even SPIRIT has their tail lit.

Come on......
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Old Jun 22, 19, 9:14 am
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Seems I always receive the email reminder to check in for my upcoming flight about an hour after I check in for my upcoming flight.
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Old Jun 22, 19, 11:34 am
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Originally Posted by Rebob View Post
Seems I always receive the email reminder to check in for my upcoming flight about an hour after I check in for my upcoming flight.
Just an hour? I sometimes get them after landing.
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Old Jun 22, 19, 2:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Rebob View Post
Seems I always receive the email reminder to check in for my upcoming flight about an hour after I check in for my upcoming flight.
To be honest though, this is neither stupid nor non substantive, because it is indicative of the AA IT systemís inability to handle pushing out information in a timely manner. Laughable here, but in other contexts can have pretty significant implications.
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