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Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 10, 19, 8:32 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 8,132
Posted By Rebelyell

Well, there is zero or below zero need for the...

Well, there is zero or below zero need for the seatbelt when the plane is puttering around at 10 miles per hour. Maybe people are getting ready to get up!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 22, 19, 9:11 pm
Replies: 1,063
Views: 403,733
Posted By Rebelyell

This is one of my favorite threads. Keep those...

This is one of my favorite threads. Keep those horror stories rolling!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 19, 19, 7:12 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 26,493
Posted By Rebelyell

It ALWAYS happens if you leave the gate area.

It ALWAYS happens if you leave the gate area.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 20, 19, 10:08 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,023
Posted By Rebelyell

If it makes you feel better your pilot will...

If it makes you feel better your pilot will likely never be out of sight of land.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 18, 19, 7:45 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,892
Posted By Rebelyell

I've never heard of any. But there are some great...

I've never heard of any. But there are some great fireworks celebrations on other dates.
Jun 14, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,833
Posted By Rebelyell

This has happened to me before. I pulled my...

This has happened to me before. I pulled my computer, electronics, and medications out of my bag and let them have it. It was a handful, but I use small packing cubes for everything but the laptop....
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 22, 19, 7:57 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,837
Posted By Rebelyell

Simply turn to the other person and say, "Yes,...

Simply turn to the other person and say, "Yes, I'm in a hurry. I tried waiting on you but you clearly weren't ready to go so I got off to make things easier for you. You should thank me."

They...
Apr 12, 19, 12:31 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 13,758
Posted By Rebelyell

I find it extremely uncomfortable to sit bolt...

I find it extremely uncomfortable to sit bolt upright in a crash-landing position. It actually makes it much harder to breathe. I'll avoid the 320 like the plague.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 11, 19, 9:50 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,613
Posted By Rebelyell

Most people aren't going to reveal their income. ...

Most people aren't going to reveal their income. I will pay a little extra for first class, but usually it costs substantially more. I can't imagine having an income of $75,000 and paying a lot of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 15, 19, 7:54 am
Replies: 83
Views: 8,221
Posted By Rebelyell

When prices are the same make your hotel...

When prices are the same make your hotel reservation for two people. Tell them your wife or whoever is joining you later. You'll get two breakfast coupons.

Hobbits do this all the time so they...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 27, 19, 10:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,203
Posted By Rebelyell

I've been kept from boarding because a small...

I've been kept from boarding because a small plane was overweight. There is no compensation and it's a bummer.

In 2003 a commuter plane crashed in Charlotte, NC because it was 400-1,000 pounds...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 1, 19, 9:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Rebelyell

I'd love to see this just so I could see people...

I'd love to see this just so I could see people get on and demand that other passengers give up their full seats because they or their children "need" them.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 31, 18, 1:20 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,092
Posted By Rebelyell

One of the best ways to regulate is through...

One of the best ways to regulate is through taxation. A tax of say between $5 and $20 per ticketed seat per flight could be placed on seats narrower than 18 inches or with less than 32 inches of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 29, 18, 9:54 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,092
Posted By Rebelyell

Yes, that is exactly what I want. The airlines as...

Yes, that is exactly what I want. The airlines as an industry were formerly highly regulated. I'm not seeking a return to those days of regulation, just a requirement that they be required to offer...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 28, 18, 10:56 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,092
Posted By Rebelyell

The problem with this is that the airlines don't...

The problem with this is that the airlines don't sell these seats at a price that is proportional to the increase in seat size. Going from nine to 10 seats across on a 777 increases maximum revenue...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 18, 10:59 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,092
Posted By Rebelyell

Remove them! The playing field will be level for...

Remove them! The playing field will be level for everyone.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 18, 12:16 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,092
Posted By Rebelyell

I agree with you that the government should set...

I agree with you that the government should set minimum standards as to seat width and seat pitch. 18 inches seems a reasonable minimum as to width. 34 inches seems a bit much for pitch. Without...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 10, 18, 12:46 pm
Replies: 1,063
Views: 403,733
Posted By Rebelyell

I frequently will book aisle-window when...

I frequently will book aisle-window when traveling with my wife and/or daughter. My wife will sometimes offer to trade her seat. My daughter doesn't like to sit in the middle so we don't board...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 1, 18, 10:13 am
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By Rebelyell

Individual ticket price.

Individual ticket price.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 31, 18, 8:52 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By Rebelyell

The extra legroom seats invariably come with...

The extra legroom seats invariably come with other bells and whistles that run up the price well beyond the cost of extra space. Increasing seat pitch from 30 to 33 inches ought to cost only 10...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 31, 18, 8:49 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By Rebelyell

However, if anyone is pressured not to recline...

However, if anyone is pressured not to recline their seat, provide for an automatic $10,000 payment, no questions asked. Likewise, if someone lifts an armrest and sits on someone because the seats...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 29, 18, 11:01 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By Rebelyell

I don't care so much about a minimum seat pitch,...

I don't care so much about a minimum seat pitch, but I think there should be a minimum seat width, as well as a requirement that seats be designed to prevent people from spilling over into their...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 22, 18, 10:07 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,808
Posted By Rebelyell

I've flown on the 787 and it is absolute misery....

I've flown on the 787 and it is absolute misery. Not to say I won't again if the price is cheap enough. A reduction of 1.5 inches in width from the norm is quite a lot.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 22, 18, 8:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Rebelyell

The biggest indicator is whether or not the...

The biggest indicator is whether or not the reviewer has other reviews; also whether they are all laudatory.

The nationality of the reviewer is also important. The British, for example, seem to...
May 30, 18, 4:00 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,105
Posted By Rebelyell

I had read it was to be for all Marriott...

I had read it was to be for all Marriott properties, but maybe full Marriotts and above might still keep the individual soap and shampoo. Gotta say though that most of my stays are at "lower rung"...
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