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Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 19, 3:54 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,432
Posted By LTBoston

Okay, that mental image made me giggle. ...

Okay, that mental image made me giggle.

Wasn't there a story somewhere about a passenger who fell asleep and no one noticed her until after the plan had been towed to the hangar for the night? I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 19, 8:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,432
Posted By LTBoston

That's the point. I'll also add, as someone...

That's the point.

I'll also add, as someone pointed out above, that it serves as a reminder that the seatbelt is also part of the safety equipment and not just some pesky thing the flight...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 20, 19, 10:06 am
Replies: 69
Views: 13,020
Posted By LTBoston

Other countries' troops have fought and died in...

Other countries' troops have fought and died in US-led military actions (see: Iraq. see: Afghanistan. To name two.) I don't see anyone falling all over themselves to offer up their FC seats to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 1, 19, 5:54 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 18,633
Posted By LTBoston

I wasn't taking a stance one way or another. The...

I wasn't taking a stance one way or another. The standard response to the recline debate seems to be that "Airlines offer this feature therefore everyone can use it without restriction" and I was...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 1, 19, 5:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By LTBoston

Same here. I have yet to find anything in an...

Same here. I have yet to find anything in an amenity kit that's worth the hassle of cramming it into my carryon.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 26, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 91
Views: 18,633
Posted By LTBoston

Airlines also offer "enhanced legroom" and tray...

Airlines also offer "enhanced legroom" and tray tables that are infringed upon when the forward passenger reclines. Those are also features promised by the airline. So why does the recline feature...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 25, 19, 11:43 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,902
Posted By LTBoston

I hate comments like this. Not everyone who posts...

I hate comments like this. Not everyone who posts here is a man on the make.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 5, 19, 8:36 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,128
Posted By LTBoston

I could see this being an issue if you're...

I could see this being an issue if you're chattering on and on about the weather, but essentially what you're doing with the pleasant greeting is giving them information they're going to need anyway,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 1, 19, 2:26 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 14,887
Posted By LTBoston

I give you props for not doing what most people...

I give you props for not doing what most people do when they have to store their bags several rows back, which is wiggle your way to the rear and then try to elbow your way back up to your original...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 1, 19, 8:53 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,128
Posted By LTBoston

I think that's a pretty broad brush. In my...

I think that's a pretty broad brush. In my experience, with the exception of a few outliers I think everyone does their best to try to help under what can often be trying and emotionally charged...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 23, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,417
Posted By LTBoston

I agree with this. Also want to say I really...

I agree with this.

Also want to say I really admire/envy those of you who can land in the morning and head straight to work.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 5, 19, 12:53 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 14,887
Posted By LTBoston

They don't. Not only do they enter the aircraft...

They don't. Not only do they enter the aircraft fully strapped, they also twist and swivel about, blithely chatting with their companions as they look for their seats--completely oblivious to the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 4, 19, 3:14 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 14,887
Posted By LTBoston

That irritates me. It always involves some...

That irritates me. It always involves some complicated contortion where they shove their way forward holding their suitcase over their head, almost like it's some kind of signal that they're...
Feb 4, 19, 9:45 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,555
Posted By LTBoston

Count me as someone who'd rather just hang out in...

Count me as someone who'd rather just hang out in a lounge and chill. Especially when I'm on a long trip. It's not so much that i think getting out of the airport is difficult; I just don't feel like...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 28, 18, 8:37 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,447
Posted By LTBoston

I dunno. If you arrive at the gate after the GA...

I dunno. If you arrive at the gate after the GA makes the announcement to stand back, for example, you wouldn't know why the person was just standing there. Sometimes you try to do the right thing...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 21, 18, 1:56 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,505
Posted By LTBoston

For some reason, every time I see the thread...

For some reason, every time I see the thread title I read it as "Bacon, et al, should be illegal." And I'm all, NO WAY.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 12, 18, 8:41 am
Replies: 1,081
Views: 421,949
Posted By LTBoston

The baby wasn't contagious.

The baby wasn't contagious.
Oct 16, 18, 12:07 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 6,429
Posted By LTBoston

Last time it happened with me they had a ton of...

Last time it happened with me they had a ton of standbys to clear. I think they were just trying to blow through the process as quickly as possible and get as many people on the plane as they could.
Oct 16, 18, 8:38 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,429
Posted By LTBoston

I've benefited from this process in the past....

I've benefited from this process in the past. Been 5 or 6 on the UG list and heard GAs call down the queue, moving onto the next name until someone responds.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 12, 18, 12:07 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 14,232
Posted By LTBoston

There's always that awkward moment when you...

There's always that awkward moment when you arrive at the elevator bank and see someone standing there next to an un-illuminated "up" button and wonder, "Did he push it already? Why isn't it lit? Is...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 11, 18, 8:37 am
Replies: 107
Views: 14,232
Posted By LTBoston

Ha. This isn't really a DYKWIA elevator story so...

Ha. This isn't really a DYKWIA elevator story so much, but it's a cautionary tale about elevator etiquette.

The health club I used to belong to had two elevators to the lobby, both of which were...
Oct 10, 18, 11:28 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,679
Posted By LTBoston

That is correct (except I'm a "she" :) ) My...

That is correct (except I'm a "she" :) )

My company requires me to use our corporate TA, and in fact I usually don't even book my own travel directly; one of our admins handles it.
Oct 8, 18, 10:33 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,679
Posted By LTBoston

Let us know what you find out. I'm still...

Let us know what you find out. I'm still convinced that the CPU plays a part. The web rep specifically told me that that discrepancy is between the way my travel agent entered my name (first & middle...
Oct 8, 18, 6:12 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,679
Posted By LTBoston

Thanks, folks. These are all really good...

Thanks, folks. These are all really good suggestions.

I spoke with 3 different people at United yesterday - a regular reservations agent, a Mileage Plus rep, and someone from the web support team....
Oct 7, 18, 4:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,679
Posted By LTBoston

I am almost 100% sure that it only happens with...

I am almost 100% sure that it only happens with CPUs - not with a regular MP upgrade.
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