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shouldn't alcohol be banned from flights?

shouldn't alcohol be banned from flights?

Jun 10th, 2001, 01:15 PM
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Adolf
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Zooo. I haf zee plan. Vee ban efryting. Vee deal vif zee peanut-eating, baby-hafing, schnaps-drinking, garlik-eatenen, air-brethingk, cigarette-schmokinin. Und don forgetin zee pharten-poopen pipples! Und dos pipples zat vear zee furs from zee endangered anumuls. Und ders der damen wif der perfumen.
What we got, we got der dead pipple. We put der dead pipple on der waffen planens und den... no bitchin.
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:17 PM
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abc
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Und dont forgetten zee tasteless pipples. Espeschully vee deal strongly vif zose damn tasteless pipples!
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:22 PM
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frank
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does anyone understand the last reply??Sounds funny anyway.
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:26 PM
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Buzzy
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No I don't understand the last reply, but I had tears of laughter rolling down my face. Can anyone explain that?
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:33 PM
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Buzzy
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I get it now. The trick is to read the message out loud pronouncing it exactly as it appears on screen. It's hilarious. Thanks to the author. I nearly choked with laughter reading it again.
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:36 PM
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und git ridd uff
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bekoss vee cannot stand all diss choaking und laffing eeder!!!
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:36 PM
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Adolf
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Vas der matter vit you! Vee keepen you kinden pipples offen der planen too! You on der list buster!
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 01:51 PM
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xxx
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Oh yeah, Hitler humor is a real laughfest. You people are truly sad.
(and buzzy: you are a real braintrust)
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 02:02 PM
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to "geronimo"
frankly you are the disgusting one. Had one drink too many when you wrote this? Come on editors scrap that last reply - it is very offensive.
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 02:05 PM
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Love and Peace
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Geronimo, frankly I references to Geronimo offensive! The Indians, an indigenous pipples of the United States suffered greatly at the hands of the Blue Coats who were some of the most vile and disgusting men in history for their attempt to exterminate the indigenous pipples of North America.
And you call me "bitch". That is a serious offense to women, buster. If Adolph comes around again, he's gonna get on your tail.
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 05:25 PM
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How about NO DRINKING while Fodor posting?

My Best
Oaktown
 
Jun 10th, 2001, 06:05 PM
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What I don't understsnd, ask for Scotch, gin ,brandy,whatever and you will get 2 bottles, ask for a coke or tomato juice and they will carefully pour out a glassful, instead of giving you the can>
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 03:12 AM
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Oh dear
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oh dear, I think we've lost the plot on this one!
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 04:54 AM
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I was just discussing this very issue with someone the other day. I never drink during flights, and I generally only consume alcohol 2-3 times per month, so I may be a little biased. I don't think the situation has reached such a critical point that alcohol should be banned from flights. Also, for what it is worth, on countless flights I have never witnessed either a drunk or crying baby causing trouble. However, if it gets to the point (the tough thing is deciding when the point is reached) that a ban seems appropriate, I don't see a problem with it. Alcohol consumption is a luxury and a service, not a right. There are probably more people who suffer from not being able to light up on the plane than people who would suffer for lack of alcohol, and lots of flights no longer have smoking. I doubt the airlines would lose much money from not serving alcohol (if it is generally banned), unless airlines based in other countries don't face the same ban. What is the option? Buying your own private plane? The difference with bars is that bars can't crash.
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 06:26 AM
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Ban teenagers from flights! I recently got dumped onto a BA flight to London because my United connection was delayed, and ended up in the middle of a high school marching band (about 200 of them)! My husband and I were the only people in our part of the plane not associated with the band. And we couldn't even sit together to commiserate. These kids NEVER shut up for 6 hours.
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 09:02 AM
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To that I can agree. Not banning teenagers, but that being amidst a large group can be very trying. We were surrounded by a huge group in our Gettysburg hotel, on our second night in town, and it was quite noisy. The hotel ended up having security personnel patrol the halls like in a prison to keep them quiet.
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 11:11 AM
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I think we should ban fat people, short/tall people, teens, definitely todlers, drinkers, smokers, folks who swear, smelly people, crippled people, people of color, and dwarfs,,,(did I forget any). It would make the airplane a better place. Heck, let's not just ban them, let's get rid of them, like the did in Nazi Germany.
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 02:51 PM
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Dan,
Well, believe you me, had you ever witnessed a drunk baby on an airplane, you would not soon forget it. You think they're bad when they cry! Oh, boy...that's not the half of it!
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 03:02 PM
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Oh, yes: Confine a couple of hundred people to close quarters in immobile seats for several hours after making them wait a couple of hours for that pleasure, and then provide them with unlimited quantities of a mind-altering substance that is known to reduce self-control and judgment and, in some, promote belligerance and grandiosity. What a great idea!
 
Jun 11th, 2001, 03:07 PM
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Until they figure out a way to safely "bounce" a drunken passenger in mid-flight -- or else let me get out of the plane if my seatmate has become obnoxiously drunk -- I think at the very least the number of drinks should be kept to 2, and none if you board in a schnockered condition.

 

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