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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-19-09 02:11 AM
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22. How dare manufacturers charge more for products requiring more resources to produce!
Why, next they'll be charging more for king-size beds than for twin-size!
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  -United Airlines' Fat Fee marmar  Apr-18-09 10:05 PM   #0 
  - Sorry, but I don't think that this is unreasonable! The only thing that is bothersome...  LakeSamish706   Apr-18-09 10:08 PM   #1 
  - I'm thin. Can I get a discount on the price?  amerikat   Apr-18-09 10:18 PM   #2 
  - that's what I want, too  TankLV   Apr-19-09 12:34 AM   #14 
  - I'm not feeling the outrage.  DefenseLawyer   Apr-18-09 10:19 PM   #3 
  - I'm so grateful my flying days are over.  Bobbieo   Apr-18-09 10:33 PM   #4 
  - I have not gotten on a pain err plane since 1996 or 97  HillbillyBob   Apr-18-09 10:34 PM   #5 
  - Yes Sir...Just go to the White vehicle and we'll do the rest.  BlueJazz   Apr-18-09 11:04 PM   #6 
  - Are you as tolerant of the color of a person's skin  customerserviceguy   Apr-18-09 11:59 PM   #8 
     - People kid me about some things...People kid other people about some things.  BlueJazz   Apr-19-09 12:15 AM   #9 
        - when I was younger, I was so thin that when I turned sideways, I used to dissappear  TankLV   Apr-19-09 12:40 AM   #15 
  - It's interesting to see  customerserviceguy   Apr-18-09 11:58 PM   #7 
  - good point  dana_b   Apr-19-09 12:47 AM   #17 
  - The airlines have shrunk seats because the paying public has demanded lower fares..  Fumesucker   Apr-19-09 02:13 AM   #24 
  - Don't we have enough threads already on how teh fatness is the problem & not the airlines?  Hekate   Apr-19-09 12:15 AM   #10 
  - That's because a tall person does not prevent anyone from sitting in the seat in front of them.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 12:33 AM   #13 
  - Here's my real point....  Hekate   Apr-19-09 01:55 AM   #18 
  - I'm nine inches taller than you,  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 02:10 AM   #21 
  - On a flight many years ago,  CrispyQ   Apr-19-09 09:25 AM   #26 
  - You obviously never had a tall person behind you!  jamesbolton   Apr-20-09 11:38 PM   #31 
  - Tall people DON'T bump the seat in front of them!!!  TankLV   Apr-19-09 12:42 AM   #16 
  - United Airlines is "fat free"?!!!  TankLV   Apr-19-09 12:32 AM   #11 
  - It's not a "fat fee," it's a "taking up two seats fee."  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 12:33 AM   #12 
  - -2 Princess Points  PBS Poll-435   Apr-19-09 02:12 AM   #23 
     - And a hearty welcome to DU to you, too!  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 02:28 AM   #25 
  - Don't forget the "Fat Tax" on clothing  Dogmudgeon   Apr-19-09 02:04 AM   #19 
  - How dare manufacturers charge more for products requiring more resources to produce!  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 02:11 AM   #22 
     - Cost of additional cloth: $0.05 -- Increase in price: $2.00  Dogmudgeon   Apr-20-09 01:25 AM   #27 
  - I am skinny (reasonably) and cute!  PBS Poll-435   Apr-19-09 02:09 AM   #20 
  - Rather contradictory (or else clever business practice)  DFW   Apr-20-09 03:21 AM   #28 
  - Actually what is unreasonable is that some airlines are now starting to charge for checking luggage  davidpdx   Apr-20-09 03:59 AM   #29 
  - Buying two seats is not always necessary  eridani   Apr-20-09 04:13 AM   #30 
 

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