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Biggest Whopper you've heard from a UA Passenger

Biggest Whopper you've heard from a UA Passenger

Old May 17, 12, 10:10 am
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Biggest Whopper you've heard from a UA Passenger

OK, I'll take the bait.

Saturday morning at DCA, can't checkin at kiosk, so get in the 1K line. No one else in 1K, a couple of kettles in regular line. Kettle in front starts berating me for trying to cut the line, I explain I'm 1K and this is my line.

"Well I have a first class ticket"

Get on the plane, see her heading for E-.
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Old May 17, 12, 10:17 am
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Old May 17, 12, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by Alpha Golf View Post
OK, I'll take the bait.

Saturday morning at DCA, can't checkin at kiosk, so get in the 1K line. No one else in 1K, a couple of kettles in regular line. Kettle in front starts berating me for trying to cut the line, I explain I'm 1K and this is my line.

"Well I have a first class ticket"

Get on the plane, see her heading for E-.
Should have asked her why she was not in the first class line.

Best line I ever heard from a pax (while standing in the F cabin of a 744, during boarding w glass of Champaigne in hand. All pax were boarding thru door 1. A woman gets on holding her 6 or 7 year old daughter, she says to the little girl "Don't forget, if you marry well you'll be sitting here one day" and headed off to Y.
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Old May 17, 12, 10:23 am
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Old May 17, 12, 10:30 am
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Old May 17, 12, 10:36 am
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Passenger to GA/FA etc

"I'm never flying United again"
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Old May 17, 12, 10:54 am
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Old May 17, 12, 11:03 am
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Prior to departure, a passenger upgraded themselves to E+, told the flight attendant that he wasn't moving, and then told her to 'do what you gotta do' when she insisted he move. When I went back to chat with him, he told me that "I used to be a premier flyer so United owes me this seat". Turns out he chose wisely and went back to his ticketed seat vs taking the seat in the boarding area.
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Old May 17, 12, 11:05 am
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Originally Posted by axl View Post
Prior to departure, a passenger upgraded themselves to E+, told the flight attendant that he wasn't moving, and then told her to 'do what you gotta do' when she insisted he move. When I went back to chat with him, he told me that "I used to be a premier flyer so United owes me this seat". Turns out he chose wisely and went back to his ticketed seat vs taking the seat in the boarding area.
That's more "DYKWIA" or technically "DYKWIW" versus a "whopper" or "lie".

But I guess all are welcome in this thread before it closes.
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Old May 17, 12, 11:11 am
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Originally Posted by aacharya View Post
That's more "DYKWIA" or technically "DYKWIW" versus a "whopper" or "lie".

But I guess all are welcome in this thread before it closes.
I figured that since the thread that inspired this one got so off topic that I would follow the spirit of that thread.

Don't You Know Who and/or What I Say I Used To Be?

Heck, UCH apparently feels that they don't owe anything to their current 'premiers', much less has been premiers
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Old May 17, 12, 11:16 am
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Old May 17, 12, 11:28 am
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Originally Posted by noah View Post
Passenger to GA/FA etc

"I'm never flying United again"
"You tell United I'm never connecting through Houston again!" Sure, I'll just call up Jeffs direct line and let him know, what was your name sir?
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Old May 17, 12, 11:38 am
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Great thread. Thank you for posting.
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Old May 17, 12, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by noah View Post
Passenger to GA/FA etc

"I'm never flying United again"

I did this on delta a couple years ago (post NW merger) at check-in as a top tier elite. Then I ripped my boarding pass, walked over to AA and bought a one way ticket on their next flight to my destination and have never flown Delta again except one time to burn miles.
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Old May 17, 12, 11:47 am
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My CPU cleared on a recent flight from SEA to DEN and my seatmate was a well dressed older lady. Right after I sat down she commented to me, "Sir, I think you're in the wrong seat, this is first class and they don't allow teenagers here." Without saying a word I simply showed her my boarding pass and that was that. I guess I should take it as a compliment that at 25 years old I still look like a teenager...
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