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20+ ridiculous airport greeting signs: 'The dogs missed you so much. They ate our couch. Welcome home!'

20+ ridiculous airport greeting signs: 'The dogs missed you so much. They ate our couch. Welcome home!'

It's easy to miss the most bizarre behavior at the airport if you're not looking carefully enough. Perhaps you're too focused on making your flight in time that you don't notice some random lady fully doing yoga poses at the gate like she's in a class or something. Alternatively, perhaps you just landed and you're so exhausted that you just want to focus on getting out of there as soon as possible. If that's the case, you might miss all the greeting signs from friends, family, and car service d…
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Business changes expense policies, loyal employee gets to take cabs everywhere: 'The company just had to pay double'

Business changes expense policies, loyal employee gets to take cabs everywhere: 'The company just had to pay double'

Traveling for work is a way of life in many careers. Jobs often tell you this when you apply for the role, specifying what percentage of the time you'll be on the road. For many workers, this setup is a great way to see a little bit of the world, or just keep them from getting bored of their hometown. This person, u/Bibby_M, has a great setup with their job. Though they live about 38 miles from their job, they only live about 5 miles from the nearest airport. That means that even though they tr…
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'I plunked down my credit card and bought the last seat': Entitled airline flyer berates customer, not knowing he's actually a pilot

'I plunked down my credit card and bought the last seat': Entitled airline flyer berates customer, not knowing he's actually a pilot

This is your captain speaking… get out of that seat! Working as an airline pilot does have that fun perk: the pilot gets to say, “This is your captain speaking,” and then they tell you about the weather and how long it'll take to get to your destination.
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'For the first time... he had nothing to say': Entitled passenger whines for an entire flight, gets confronted by fed-up passenger

'For the first time... he had nothing to say': Entitled passenger whines for an entire flight, gets confronted by fed-up passenger

Look, none of us wants to be at the airport , but if we have to be there, we may as well try to relax. You already know you might be delayed for four hours, so bring a book. If you don't want to be bored in the long TSA line snaking around the building, best to bring a podcast or some good music. U/traveler-veil did just that when they were traveling , and it helped them a little bit. It would've been a more effective distraction if someone could manage to shut their yapper for more than five s…
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'Girl [is] sleeping across all 5 seats in the cellphone charging section': 25 Times that airports were the worst part of the trip

'Girl [is] sleeping across all 5 seats in the cellphone charging section': 25 Times that airports were the worst part of the trip

Airports are one of those necessary evils in life. Sometimes you want to be zipping down a ski slope or splashing in some clear blue water at a beach somewhere. But in order to get there, you'll have to endure a few hours of airport nightmares . I can't begin to tell you how many fake cell phone chargers there are in our country's airports. Judging by the folks at r/mildlyinfuriating who shared pics of their latest airport adventures, people absolutely love to get stickers that look like chargi…
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Tall passenger receives flight upgrade after demanding neighbor forces pilot to step in and fix seating arrangements: 'I'll stop when I can put my seat back'

Passenger gets instant karma after demanding pilot step in and fix seating arrangements, prompting pilot to upgrade his neighbor instead: 'I'll stop when I can put my seat back'

When a Karen complains only to get hit with karma, all is good in the world. One very tall passenger relayed their story on r/maliciouscompliance, explaining the predicament they found themselves in when they boarded a plane and got in their seat, only to have the person in front of them recline their seat all the way back. The thing is, it was physically impossible Passenger gets instant karma after demanding pilot step in and fixes seating arrangements, prompting pilot to upgrade his neighbor…
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'Ma'am, you are consuming mold': Karmic airport Karen dismisses a food kiosk employee, ends up eating a plate of moldy food despite multiple warnings

Anyone who has worked in the food industry knows that a lot can go wrong with your meal. Between food deliveries, kitchen mishaps, and server errors, it's a miracle that any customer gets food that's uncontaminated by shenaniganry, but the Karen in our next story got the short end of the stick when it came to health and safety guidelines.
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'A shipment of live Alaskan crabs escape[d] their container': 10+ Airline workers share the craziest things they've witnessed

Air travel is almost never an enjoyable experience. Sure, it may be exciting because it's taking you away to exciting places or home to visit loved ones—but the actual process of the travel itself is tolerable at best. Hours of waiting in endless queues and crammed uncomfortable seating, all the while a vague threat hanging over you that you may miss your flight (or have it canceled) and be stuck waiting at the airport for even longer. The whole experience is tedious and causes a lot of undue s…
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‘I was flabbergasted’: Airline expects passenger who is stranded due to heavy snowfall to pay for the change in flight, passenger refuses

‘I was flabbergasted’: Airline expects passenger who is stranded due to heavy snowfall to pay for the change in flight, passenger refuses

Being stranded at the airport is like finding out that the thesis you worked on for ten weeks was on the wrong subject. This helpless, furious feeling that sits in your stomach like a bad apple. Once, I had to stay at the airport for 12 hours, and it was extremely frustrating at the time. My hands clench up whenever I think about it. The airport was practically empty, which made it a little less worse because there was less commotion, but it still wasn't a pleasant experience that I like to loo…
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'One of our pilots landed with passengers at the wrong airport': 20 Airport incidents that only frequent flyers and airline staffers got to witness

'One of our pilots landed, with passengers, at the wrong airport': 20 Crazy airport incidents that only frequent flyers and airline staffers got to witness

We don't think you can top these tales of airport madness . But you're welcome to try! If you work in the airline industry , or you're just a frequent flyer, you're going to witness some crazy moments eventually. From a grandma accidentally smuggling scissors through security, to an escaped pup running around the tarmac, these people have seen some things. Nothing crazy has ever happened to me at the airport, except the time I waited in the security line for three full hours, which was excrucia…
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'Petty airport security overdoes it': Airport security agent on a 'power trip' foiled by quick-thinking traveller

'Petty airport security overdoes it': Airport security agent on a 'power trip' foiled by quick-thinking traveller

Nothing will stop a determined traveller from bringing along all of their belongings. Every friend group has people who under-pack for trips. They're the ones always asking to borrow a phone charger or a pair of socks, because they packed at the very last minute. Then, on the other end of the spectrum, are the over-packers. They want to bring three suitcases for a weekend trip; they're the one who needs to pay extra on the flight so that they can get all their bags back home. Your over-packer f…
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'Have fun waiting for two hours': Crew member reveals that pilot held up flight after telling crew members to stop bugging him

'Have fun waiting for two hours': Crew member reveals that pilot held up flight after telling crew members to stop bugging him

Imagine your flight is hours late , and suddenly, someone announces the one person who is at fault for the delay. It would be awkward, and everyone waiting to board the flight would be livid. That's what happened to one pilot who thought he was better than another airline employee. Being a pilot can be a glamorized job, and clearly this dude thought that meant he could be impolite to everyone around him as a result. The OP, u/SolidFlow, shares that they worked to refuel the aircrafts and make s…
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'But I'm TSA Precheck...': Karen tries to cut the airport security line, throws a tantrum when TSA agent blocks her

'But I'm TSA Precheck...': Karen tries to cut the airport security line, throws a tantrum when TSA agent blocks her

Airport security is where you'll often find the slowest and most selfish people in the world. It is also one of several public spaces where the Karens of the universe make themselves known as they seem to always believe that their flight schedules are more important than everyone else's. Now, even if you are lucky enough to have TSA Precheck, you are still likely to run into some of these people during your travels. My only piece of advice going into your next airport security experience is tha…
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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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'[She] does not like to wait': Boyfriend asks partner to pick up his mother from the airport, partner arrives late because 'the old lady could've waited a bit'

'[She] does not like to wait': Boyfriend asks partner to pick up his mother from the airport, partner arrives late because 'the old lady could've waited a bit'

If your partner doesn't like your parents, they might not tell you at first, but there will be signs. When you start dating your boyfriend or girlfriend , you're usually so head over heels in love with them that you can't wait to meet their friends and family. After months of getting to know this new special person in your life, you're ready to go to Thanksgiving dinner or a Sunday brunch to get to know their family. Of course, this doesn't always go so smoothly. Sometimes you just don't end up…
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'We don't clean anything that we sell': 30 surprising industry secrets as told by former employees

'We don't clean anything that we sell': 30 surprising industry secrets as told by former employees

You always have to know what you're buying! After all, it's only fair, and sometimes (most of the time), what is advertised is not what you're actually purchasing. These former employees of various industries shared their secrets based on their experiences, which they offered to the wild world of the Internet via this r/AskReddit thread. Some of the fields represented include the food, restaurant, tech, insurance, and music industries.
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