Fat man, small plane

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  1. PopCulturePooka

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    Taken by a flight attendent on a flight.

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    How is this fair to the other passengers and attendents? Is it not a huge health and safety risk? People would need to squeeze past him just to et down the aisle, let alone the poor bastards sat next to him.
     
  2. Optimus Sledge

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    Apparently, he'd paid for one seat but needed a whole row to comply with safety regs. They should have made him pay for all three seats.
     
  3. Dran0n

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    Fatass.
     
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    Wow... just wow... surprised they even allowed him on the plane and let him sit in the seat like that.
     
  5. JetRaid

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    Disgusting!
     
  6. grimlock1972

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    im not excusing the airlines for anything but when it comes to overweight people they caught between a rock and a hard place: if they don't require a person who is overweight beyond a certain point ( i got no clue how the Airlines determine this) to buy a second seat they catch hell from passengers next to them, but on the same token if they do the get accusations of discrimination against overweight people. I am over weight i do not feel i am so heavy as to be required to buy a second seat, but the fellow in that picture should have been required to do so for safety reasons, id hate to have him between me and the nearest exit in an emergency situation.
     
  7. Darkwing48

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    Grimlock is right. Although, I did read an article on how they'll make "wide" people pay more for room.

    Tell you the truth, I feel sorry for the man.
     
  8. Star Sabre James

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    When I was coming back from Botcon 08' I was seated next to a morbidly obese man. He rudely took up, not only his seat, but half of mine also. I was squeezed into half of a fricking seat for the entire flight from Ohio to Minneapolis.

    It sucked big time, and it screwed up my back pretty good being squished into such a small area. He really needed 2 seats and should have had to pay for them.
     
  9. Optimus1986

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  10. Dran0n

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    Fix't.
     
  11. JetRaid

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    They should have the arm rests locked down so they can enjoy arm rests up their asses.
     
  12. Macross7

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    It looks like he is sitting on the arm rest. He seems too high to be sitting in the seat.
     
  13. Mechafire

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    Holy cow.
     
  14. Robogeek28

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    Damn!!:eek: 
     
  15. grimlock1972

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    they do, they have to buy a second seat which for some i agree with, like the man in the picture for example, but others who are only moderately overweight might not need an extra seat
     
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    I thought these kinds of planes had cargo bays.
     
  17. Bumblethumper

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    Poor guy, he's probably the most uncomfortable person on that flight.

    But if I got stuck next to him, I'd be cursing him too.

    I dunno, I feel like air travel is too restrictive even at the best of times. It's not just fatasses that suffer, tall folk too.
     
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    On the positive side, he'd make a good flotation device or ample source of food (or both!) if the plane went down.
     
  19. Hiraga

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    It's funny because even from behind, you can tell most of those people are trying their best not to stare.
     
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    :lolol 
     

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