I've never once turned off my cell phone on a flight

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    It's not like we don't know. It's not like it's up for debate.

    We know.

    In the last 10+ years, millions of flights.... all of them taking off and landing with numerous cell phones left on.

    Not a single accident related to passenger cell phones. It's not one in a million. It's zero in a million.




    FAA May Soon OK Gadget Use in Flight


    Anyone who has flown in the past two decades knows the drill: Electronic devices including mobile phones, tablets and handheld game systems must be turned off when the airplane doors are closed.


    Soon, however, those rules may change, the Federal Aviation Administration announced this week.
    "The FAA recognizes consumers are intensely interested in the use of personal electronics aboard aircraft," said the FAA in a statement provided to the E-Commerce Times by spokesperson Les Dorr. "That is why we tasked a government-industry group to examine the safety issues and the feasibility of changing the current restrictions.

    "At the group's request, the FAA has granted a two-month extension to complete the additional work necessary for the safety assessment," Dorr added. "We will wait for the group to finish its work before we determine next steps."

    The group's recommendations are now reportedly due in September.

    The FAA declined to provide further details.




    http://www.technewsworld.com/story/78336.html
     
  2. Chriza

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    Great... now I can be trapped in a steel tube 30,000 feet in the air with a bunch of fat fucks all yapping on their cell phones for 3 hours.
     
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    Is that Shiv in black face?
     
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    valid point but an entirely separate issue

    one is related to common courtesy, the other is our government lying to us
     
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    Yup. Make the law web surfing and texting only. No calls. Ppl will die. :grad:
     
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    Civil Disobedience. Way to go Paul Revere.
     
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    sarnie I miss my Marvin! Gold

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    is that male or female?
     
  11. Lucky Pierre

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    there would have been at least ONE incident if what they said had any truth to it

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    I always keep my briefcase or backpack on the floor under my legs. I never
    put it under the seat in front of me. fuck da police
     
  13. Lucky Pierre

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    it's like making you wait an hour after eating before you're allowed to go swimming

    universal lie that you will get "cramps"

    you run, bike, horseplay on the playground, but not swim

    I feel like I'm neo and everyone else is asleep in the matrix
     
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    Thanks Obama
     
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    I just ran with scissors.
     
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    The Terriorist just won
     
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    very true, there are not enough air marshalls on the planet to keep the peace with everyone yaking on their cell. it would be 9/11 every day.
     
  18. Lucky Pierre

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    Approximately 75% of my kid's halloween candy has razor blades
     
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    Last year I was on a flight and I saw a kid drop dead from peanut allergies.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    This. Besides, those under 25 never talk on their phones. They learned at an early age to be DISCREET, not like their older counterparts (my generation) who are SO FUCKING RUDE with their phones in public places (restaurants, etc.).