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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-13-10 07:55 AM
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54. i never carry on. want it all in luggage so i dont have to mess with anything. BUT
i dont fly now.... for all the reasons this situation sites and so much more.
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  -The jet blue fight attendent is HIV pos.... Roon  Aug-12-10 10:14 AM   #0 
  - So cleaning up his bleeding is pretty relevant then.  dkf   Aug-12-10 10:18 AM   #1 
  - According to some versions of the story, he got a gash  LisaL   Aug-12-10 10:19 AM   #3 
  - The stupid fees for baggage have made overhead storage an object of demand  dkf   Aug-12-10 10:24 AM   #8 
     - What I don't understand as to why airline didn't call the police,  LisaL   Aug-12-10 10:26 AM   #12 
     - I'm not sure that is the passenger who argued with him.  dkf   Aug-12-10 10:33 AM   #18 
        - Well if he had an accident before departure, that resulted with  LisaL   Aug-12-10 10:36 AM   #20 
     - Passengers were carrying on bags that were too large way before the airlines  CTyankee   Aug-12-10 10:27 AM   #13 
        - It's a lot worse now.  LisaL   Aug-12-10 10:29 AM   #14 
        - Yup. I'm having to stuff my carryon to the brim to avoid a second piece of baggage.  dkf   Aug-12-10 10:37 AM   #21 
           - I've learned my lesson. I pack as light as I can, esp. on trips to Europe.  CTyankee   Aug-12-10 01:54 PM   #31 
        - Even when I was younger and healthier, I'd check the damn bag  Warpy   Aug-12-10 10:46 AM   #25 
           - Glad to hear that somebody else does what I've always done...  CTyankee   Aug-12-10 01:57 PM   #33 
           - 10 minutes to wait for it to appear? when is the last time you flew? try 60 minutes  pitohui   Aug-12-10 04:02 PM   #42 
           - Further, it's $25 to check now - in these times, that's real money.  closeupready   Aug-12-10 04:12 PM   #45 
              - $25 or so EACH way for non elites  pitohui   Aug-12-10 04:28 PM   #47 
           - It was free then. It's $25/bag now.  closeupready   Aug-12-10 04:12 PM   #46 
           - i never carry on. want it all in luggage so i dont have to mess with anything. BUT  seabeyond   Aug-13-10 07:55 AM   #54 
  - Yes, but it would have been anyway.  Yo_Mama   Aug-12-10 10:43 AM   #22 
     - Actually I was thinking how that woman with the coffe spill  dkf   Aug-12-10 10:49 AM   #26 
  - So?  Yo_Mama   Aug-12-10 10:18 AM   #2 
  - So he had a gash on his head.  LisaL   Aug-12-10 10:20 AM   #5 
  - If blood went into any open sore  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 03:54 PM   #39 
     - "Universal Precautions" state that you treat bodily fluids as if they are dangerous  CreekDog   Aug-13-10 12:17 PM   #66 
  - +1  Poll_Blind   Aug-12-10 10:20 AM   #6 
  - He was hit in the head and bleeding.  JTFrog   Aug-12-10 10:24 AM   #7 
  - Unless they have open sores  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 03:54 PM   #40 
     - It certainly would not be unusual for someone to have an open sore.  LisaL   Aug-13-10 05:21 PM   #68 
  - easy there, mama  Roon   Aug-12-10 10:35 AM   #19 
     - I'm not arguing  Yo_Mama   Aug-12-10 11:04 AM   #28 
     - As a medic, I assumed that EVERY Patient of mine  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 03:53 PM   #38 
        - Everyone wears rubber gloves anymore..  Roon   Aug-13-10 07:51 AM   #53 
  - He was being responsible in reporting to the police that the blood leaking out of his head  qb   Aug-12-10 10:19 AM   #4 
  - Exactly. n/t  JTFrog   Aug-12-10 10:24 AM   #9 
  - Well....the guy is bleeding from a cut on his head....  murray hill farm   Aug-12-10 10:26 AM   #10 
  - The arrest is a waste of police time.  burnsei sensei   Aug-12-10 10:26 AM   #11 
  - +1  LostinVA   Aug-12-10 10:33 AM   #16 
  - Good mercy!  jdlh8894   Aug-12-10 10:43 AM   #23 
  - Good mercy!  jdlh8894   Aug-12-10 10:43 AM   #24 
  - It should go without saying that  burnsei sensei   Aug-12-10 11:16 AM   #30 
  - he had a head injury  pitohui   Aug-12-10 04:07 PM   #43 
  - +1  closeupready   Aug-12-10 11:08 AM   #29 
  - What about the cost to Jet Blue for repacking the slide?  Renew Deal   Aug-12-10 03:45 PM   #36 
     - again he had a head injury  pitohui   Aug-12-10 04:08 PM   #44 
        - huh?  Renew Deal   Aug-12-10 04:43 PM   #48 
        - horsehockey...  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-10 07:57 AM   #55 
  - Wow. Very interesting. Thanks for the info. Nt  xchrom   Aug-12-10 10:32 AM   #15 
  - Hero Flight Attendant's Impassioned Online Warnings  JSK   Aug-12-10 10:33 AM   #17 
  - Facts on the ground.  Karenina   Aug-12-10 10:54 AM   #27 
  - Why is his being HIV positive "pretty wild"?  Bluebear   Aug-12-10 01:55 PM   #32 
  - Having aids myself...  Roon   Aug-12-10 03:30 PM   #34 
     - Do you watch Brothers and Sisters?  FreeState   Aug-12-10 03:41 PM   #35 
     - I don't have a cable or a television set, but I would watch if i could  Roon   Aug-12-10 06:17 PM   #50 
     - Gotcha!  Bluebear   Aug-12-10 06:09 PM   #49 
        - Thanks Blue!  Roon   Aug-13-10 07:48 AM   #52 
  - Somebody failed at their Ethics course  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-10 03:47 PM   #37 
  - the guy was hit on the head and bleeding  pitohui   Aug-12-10 03:59 PM   #41 
  - he got hit by a bag falling from the overhead bins  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-10 08:22 AM   #57 
  - I'm with the flight attendant on this.  DevonRex   Aug-12-10 06:23 PM   #51 
  - pulling the slide or reporting his condition as HIV pos? n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-10 08:21 AM   #56 
     - At least reporting his status. That was the right thing to do.  DevonRex   Aug-13-10 10:13 AM   #59 
        - I think the whole flight would have been better served  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-10 10:25 AM   #60 
           - Yes, why don't they see those huge bags and make them check them  DevonRex   Aug-13-10 11:03 AM   #61 
           - Assuming she actually existed, I certainly would agree that  LisaL   Aug-13-10 05:31 PM   #70 
  - I wish that dude would just go away  bigwillq   Aug-13-10 08:26 AM   #58 
  - he doesn't even get *paid* for it. i think i might lose my cool too.  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 11:16 AM   #62 
     - That's unfortunate.  bigwillq   Aug-13-10 11:27 AM   #63 
        - it's more than unfortunate. it's capitalism, destroying quality for the bottom line.  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 12:00 PM   #64 
           - I don't fly  bigwillq   Aug-13-10 01:56 PM   #67 
  - Now investigators are speculating that he made up the whole story  cbdo2007   Aug-13-10 12:09 PM   #65 
     - Well he certainly did have a gash. It's cleary visible in the photos.  LisaL   Aug-13-10 05:29 PM   #69 

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