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'[The kids] basically cried the whole way': Entitled mother doesn't understand why other airline passengers are upset with her noisy kids, thinks it's worse for her

Having kids is the greatest joy one could experience, or so any new parent will tell you, despite that they haven't slept since the night before they became parents, and the bags under their eyes tell a different story. In fact, it's more than likely that this entire sentiment is really just a combination of sleep deprivation-fueled delusion and resigned coping with the fact that there's no going back.
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'I saw an elderly lady chasing a ticket agent while swinging her cane': 20+ bizarre airport experiences

'I saw an elderly lady chasing a ticket agent while swinging her cane': 20+ bizarre airport experiences

There are certain places where you can see the full range of the human experience, warts and all: the subway, the DMV, and, of course, the airport. We have all had memorable experiences waiting in the security line, sitting at the gate, or being stuck on the tarmac for hours on end. Those memories are seared into our brains forever and inform every insecurity we'll have the next time we travel. Most of the time, however, what we experience at airports is completely outside of our control. Becau…
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'I followed the travel policy': Worker exploits company's travel policy loophole to book more expensive tickets and fly first class

Restrictive policies are often written with a singular use case in mind, with the authoring manager's short-sighted and horse-blinded perspective generally resulting in the policy not being as cost-saving as intended in the first place and leaving ample opportunity for loopholes and malicious compliance.
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'All crying stopped': Wholesome airplane pilot saves a woman's toddler from having a meltdown on a flight, restoring faith in humanity

Sometimes humans can be bros. It's not very often that we meet genuinely amazing strangers out in public, but sometimes, in the most wholesome moments, our faith in humanity is restored. Usually we don't expect those moments when we're anywhere near our local airport, but apparently people can surprise us.
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'[He] came back to get his carry on and realized it was missing': Man gets petty revenge on entitled passenger who tries to claim the overhead bin for himself

If you've been around the airport block a few times, you know we've all had our fair share of airport drama. It could be your bag playing a game of "almost too heavy," a little extra TLC from TSA during security checks, or navigating those airports that need a freakin' tram to get from one end to the other. And let's not even start on the nightmare of flight delays – we've all been there. But the real wildcard at the airport is the mix of folks you'll encounter on any given day. I'm talking abo…
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'Well, lady, you're trash. I hope you missed your flight': Dude calls out Karen for cutting the long security line at the airport

'Well, lady, you're trash. I hope you missed your flight': Dude calls out Karen for cutting the long security line at the airport

The full range of human decency (and lack thereof) is on display at the airport security line. When you are stuck in a seemingly endless and motionless security line, it's increasingly hard to remember that patience is a virtue. It's far easier to roll your eyes and complain that you have the worst luck of anyone you know, which of course is not true considering that hundreds of other people are stuck in the same exact line. In short, it's easy to forget that other people are dealing with the s…
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'Was I in the wrong?': Tall angry dude insists that he deserves woman's airline seat that she paid for

Air travel creates opportunities for some interesting social interactions that you wouldn't find elsewhere in life. Part of that is people tend to be pretty stressed out, even long before they actually manage to get seated on the flight. What with waking up early to get to the airport with ample time with ample anxiety owing to the uncertainty of queue times that can range from mere minutes to hours depending on the day… Following, you have to get undressed for security, parting your belongings…
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'We were getting on at Gate 4. I told him we were at Gate 44': Workers trick gloating coworker into missing his flight

Throughout the course of the working week, you spend roughly 40 hours in the presence of your coworkers . This can be an incredible way to form tight bonds with other like-minded individuals. Throughout your adult life, it's more likely you'll make friends at work than from any other place, unsurprising given you're often spending more time with them than with your own family. But while you'll make some friends, it's more than likely that you'll be spending a lot of time with people who grind y…
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'He didn't touch my seat for the remainder of the flight': Kevin keeps grabbing passenger's seat on flight, passenger gets petty by grabbing his hand with wet fingers

'He didn't touch my seat for the remainder of the flight': Kevin keeps grabbing passenger's seat, passenger gets petty by grabbing his hand with wet fingers

It takes a special kind of person to disturb others on a flight. If it happens just once, of course, we let it slide. If it happens twice, we exchange glares to let that person know they need to get their act together. If it happens thrice or even more times, it's time to confront them or, at the very least, give them a taste of their own medicine. This thread was posted to Reddit's r/pettyrevenge subreddit by u/IndependentClub1117 , who was unfortunately seated directly in front of a Kevin. Th…
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'Grandpa...asks me to switch my aisle seat to a middle seat': Entitled man demands anxious flyer give up their seat so he can sit next to his wife

Who deserves the aisle seat while flying? The answer is the person who paid for it… usually. However, this anxious flyer got asked to give up their seat for a different one, and they weren't happy about how the interaction played out. If you get anxious while flying, you're not alone. It's like an endurance test, with one stressful situation after another. First you have to book your trip, which is usually simple enough. But on the day of your flight, you have to get to the airport with several…
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'I don't even have kids': Guy blamed for unruly behavior of the kids seated next to him while their irresponsible parents were sitting behind them

'I don't even have kids': Guy blamed for unruly behavior of the kids seated next to him while their irresponsible parents were sitting behind them

There are two kinds of flights: decent ones and flightmares. If you're someone who genuinely enjoys getting on a plane, you're probably kidding yourself or perhaps you didn't have to pay for your own ticket. Now, if I seem jaded or pessimistic about all of this, let's be clear about a couple of things: (1) without fail, I am always in the last boarding group; it doesn't matter how much I have paid for these tickets because this always happens to be the case; (2) I am also always seated next to…
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'Once on board, she keeps it secret': Flight attendant shows entitled passengers a movie of her choosing to halt their requests

This flight attendant had an interesting way of keeping her passengers from tiring her out. Being a flight attendant is a job that's often glorified. Flight attendants can travel anywhere in the world with their job. And how hard could it be to serve people chips and sodas? Pretty hard, as it turns out, thanks to passengers who don't respect flight attendants and treat them like they're just there to serve the almighty passenger. There's a specific order that flight attendants have to do their…
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‘His face said it all’: Vegetarian passenger backtracks on request for ‘veggie meal’ after flight attendant complies, serving passenger ‘first class salad'

‘His face said it all’: Vegetarian passenger backtracks on request for ‘veggie meal’ after flight attendant complies, serving passenger ‘first class salad'

Flight attendants are usually pretty smiley, nice, and overall helpful, as long as you don't do something to leave them with a sour taste in their mouths. The same goes for anyone working in customer service, or hosting, of any kind. I can tell you that back when I was a waitress, a big grin and a kind word went a long way. If an entitled Karen showed up, I would not go out of my way to do a good job, but rather, I might have opted to be petty, and he or she would have been none the wiser. One…
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'Either you pay 50€ or you somehow make the luggage 50g lighter': Passenger has to make bag lighter to check luggage, maliciously complies by eating chocolate

'Either you pay 50€ or you somehow make the luggage 50g lighter': Passenger has to make bag lighter to check luggage, maliciously complies by eating chocolate

Airport security is full of arbitrary rules. Having to pay ridiculous fees in order to make your luggage ever so slightly lighter is just one of many. Let's not forget that there is also all the TSA nonsense, and sometimes, the rules are wildly different depending on the airport. Sometimes you have to put all your bags in one cart, sometimes you have to separate everything, and sometimes they're so backed up that no one has to take their shoes off (which makes you question the effectiveness of…
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'Don't bring my husband into this': Airline passenger told to move seats by a mother, flight attendant takes mother's side

'Don't bring my husband into this': Airline passenger told to move seats by a mother, flight attendant takes mother's side

Flying is stressful enough already — but these airline passengers just couldn't agree on their seating arrangements. When you're taking a vacation or a work trip, often times you'll need to book a flight. It can make it way faster to get to your destination, but it's not a perfect system. Flying is pricey, so you want to get the best experience possible after paying hundreds of dollars for your seat. That's what u/DinckinFlikka was expecting when he flew for a work trip. He had a good reason fo…
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'That child has been screaming for 40 minutes!': Kevin has screaming match with baby on flight, causes everyone to get deplaned

'That child has been screaming for 40 minutes!': Kevin has screaming match with baby on flight, causes everyone to get deplaned

Being stuck on a plane with a screaming baby is certainly headache-inducing, but it is never reason enough to throw your own tantrum. Babies get a free pass when it comes to sobbing uncontrollably because most of the time, they have no idea what's even happening. Grown men, on the other hand, do not get to make everyone's flight experience a complex mess and a half. But that's exactly what this Kevin did in this viral video . You can even see the passenger seated next to him, who appears to be…
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