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Old Nov 20, 15, 12:22 am
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I thought I'd seen it all, but on a recent flight to Tampa I was scammed by the Archbishop of New Orleans.

I was A-26 standing in line to board. He asked my number. I replied I was A-26. He showed his BP as A27. His reponse was "close enough". Upon boarding he was able to snag the exit row asile seat I was angeling for.
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Old Nov 20, 15, 12:54 am
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
His reponse was "close enough".
Close enough to be BEHIND you!
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Old Nov 20, 15, 1:01 am
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Sound like a good letter to the editor for a New Orleans paper. Out him.

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Old Nov 20, 15, 3:23 pm
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
Upon boarding he was able to snag the exit row asile seat I was angeling for.
Paging Dr. Freud?
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Old Nov 20, 15, 5:17 pm
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Maybe, like Belushi and Ackroyd, he was on a mission from God.
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Old Nov 20, 15, 5:42 pm
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Assuming you're Catholic, might be fun to use that line next time your priest admonishes you for your sinful behavior. :-)
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Old Nov 20, 15, 6:26 pm
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It's funny how the "close enough" or "it doesn't matter" types always use that as an excuse to get ahead of you but never to let you go ahead of them.
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Old Nov 20, 15, 6:27 pm
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A 27 behind me...

Their was no need to show your number,

Last one to speak owns the space...

Thank you for asking......You failed to show your acertiveness.

Beware of anyone who says God Bless...
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Old Nov 20, 15, 7:06 pm
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Originally Posted by satman40 View Post
A 27 behind me...

Their was no need to show your number,

Last one to speak owns the space...

Thank you for asking......You failed to show your acertiveness.

Beware of anyone who says God Bless...
Is it 4:20 already?
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Old Nov 20, 15, 11:48 pm
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On my return flight I was able to get my preferred exit row aisle seat. Unfortunately on a flight not that full I got a couple near COS in my row. I've begun to question my strategy. Perhaps I should simply select any asile seat in the back and pray that noonecselects the middle seat.
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Old Nov 21, 15, 9:27 am
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
On my return flight I was able to get my preferred exit row aisle seat. Unfortunately on a flight not that full I got a couple near COS in my row. I've begun to question my strategy. Perhaps I should simply select any asile seat in the back and pray that noonecselects the middle seat.
If you don't need the legroom, absolutely pass up the exit row and take a seat in rows 13-17. Those are the last to fill in.
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Old Nov 22, 15, 7:32 am
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lost perfect opportunity to say "Get thee behind me, Archbishop."
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Old Nov 23, 15, 5:20 am
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
I thought I'd seen it all, but on a recent flight to Tampa I was scammed by the Archbishop of New Orleans.

I was A-26 standing in line to board. He asked my number. I replied I was A-26. He showed his BP as A27. His reponse was "close enough". Upon boarding he was able to snag the exit row asile seat I was angeling for.
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Old Nov 23, 15, 6:41 am
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
I was A-26 standing in line to board. He asked my number. I replied I was A-26. He showed his BP as A27. His reponse was "close enough".
I think this is commonplace for WN flyers who remember the days of boarding in groups of 30. Plus I don't think certain pax understand numerical order and think if they get in their grouping of 5 they're good.
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Old Nov 23, 15, 7:00 am
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I think this is commonplace for WN flyers who remember the days of boarding in groups of 30. Plus I don't think certain pax understand numerical order and think if they get in their grouping of 5 they're good.
If I'm one or two places behind my assigned slot I consider that close enough for me. But the person who decides whether it's close enough ought to be the one with the lower number.
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