In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
benjamin <beng...@gmail.com> wrote:Yeah, I do.
> On Friday, 10 August 2012 21:39:49 UTC-4, BTR1701 wrote:
> > In article <email@example.com>,
> > When she tells you that you can't hold your iPad on your lap and quotes
> > you a 'rule' that no large objects can be on your lap during take-off
> > because they might shoot away and hit someone. You point at the guy next
> > to you who's reading a hardcover book that's twice the size and weight
> > of the iPad and she frowns for a second and says that the rule only
> > covers electronics. I damn well know she's making shit up at that point
> > just to cover for the fact that she's either misapplying the rule or
> > choosing not applying it to everyone.
> You have no idea whether or not she made it up or is misapplying it.
> You think she is because you think its a stupid rule [electronicsThe rule she quoted was "no large objects on the lap". If that's the
> forbidden but not a book]
rule, then the book is covered, too, and she's just not enforcing it
because people have been allowed to read during take-off since the
Wright Bros. It's just these fancy new gizmos that have them all het up.
> My understanding is that the problem with electronics is the concernThe iPad wasn't on. I was just holding it so I wouldn't have to crawl
> they might interfere with the plane's electronics
all over everyone after takeoff to get it out of my bag in the overhead
Oh, and back home we have an American Airlines pilot who lives next door
Aircraft safety wasn't even the reason they were originally prohibited.
The book thing is a choice made by the crew/individual flight attendant.
> > And what the hell is up with your newsreader? Why does it insert blankWell, yes. I went back in and manually deleted all the extra lines
> > lines between every line of text?
> It's Google. Some posted get hashed other dont.But this particular
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