|Re: Beware travelers with bratty kids
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Author: Duncan (NZ) Date: Jan 27, 2007 09:33
> My worst flight ever was a night flight from Japan to Seattle (IIRC),
> in which I was pretty much surrounded by the members of a boys sports
> team of some sort (hockey, I think). I was tired, and ready for sleep -
> but wouldn't get any that night. Those kids were hyper - and there were
> three across in the row behind me. They all had newly purchased
> electronic gizmos that they played incessantly. The one behind me kept
> pounding on his with his fingers. Of course it was on the tray table
> (which As I pointed out to him repeatedly, was directly connected to my
> seat). He couldn't keep his hands off of it. The final straw came when
> one of them went to the restroom. On his return he dragged his gizmo
> across my face in the process of returning to his seat. I jumped up and
> made quite a scene - and finally provoked a response from their coach.
> Having had enough of that scene, I went and appropriated an empty seat
> in a section reserved for the crew. They tried to get me to go back,
> but I told them nothing doing - if they wanted to keep the peace on
> that flight, they had better leave me alone. They did.
one of them email funnies...
"The next time you find yourself on a plane, sitting next to someone who
cannot resist chattering to you endlessly, I urge you to quietly pull
your laptop out of your bag, carefully open the screen (ensuring the
irritating person next to you can see it), and hit this link: