Author Topic: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark  (Read 11464 times)

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #105 on: January 26, 2018, 07:56:05 AM »
Basically, the passengers without seats were FAs who were deadheading, so nobody realized they were looking for seats, even after pilot announced.

Obvious troll, but doesn't mean it's not what happened.
There are lots of things that could have happened.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #106 on: January 26, 2018, 08:10:50 AM »
There are lots of things that could have happened.
I prefer OP's version, though it could do with more screaming, shouting and violence. And a plot twist.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #107 on: January 26, 2018, 08:12:38 AM »
There are lots of things that could have happened.
Prove it didn't happen
Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #108 on: January 26, 2018, 08:16:35 AM »
Prove it didn't happen
Prove Henches made up story didn't happen?
There are a hundred stories I can make up. Onus is on an actual passenger to say what happened.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #109 on: January 26, 2018, 08:57:49 AM »
Does anyone disagree that some kids were in seats they didnít pay for.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #110 on: January 26, 2018, 09:18:27 AM »
Does anyone disagree that some kids were in seats they didnít pay for.

I doubt any kids on the flight paid for their seats themselves.

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #111 on: January 26, 2018, 09:46:25 AM »
You've blown it wiiiiiide open, Jerry
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #112 on: January 26, 2018, 09:56:12 AM »
Does anyone disagree that some kids were in seats they didnít pay for.

Does anyone disagree that yidden, based Dan's popularity for example, like to get a deal?  So these people on the plane were hoping that the standing passengers would find somewhere else to sit and they'd get a free seat for there kid and they can brag to their friends when they get home about the shtick they used.   What's the big deal here?

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #113 on: January 26, 2018, 09:58:08 AM »
Does anyone disagree that yidden, based on the popularity of Dan for example, like to get a deal?  So these people on the plane were hoping that the standing passengers would find somewhere else to sit and they'd get a free seat for there kid and they can brag to their friends when they get home about the shtick they used.   What's the big deal here?
Does anyone disagree that all Americans like a deal based on the popularity of storming stores at 5 AM on Black Friday?

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #114 on: January 26, 2018, 10:00:33 AM »
Does anyone disagree that yidden, based on the popularity of Dan for example, like to get a deal?  So these people on the plane were hoping that the standing passengers would find somewhere else to sit and they'd get a free seat for there kid and they can brag to their friends when they get home about the shtick they used.   What's the big deal here?

The big deal is that they made repeated announcements that people were sitting in unpaid for seats, and passengers are still standing holding up departure, yet no one got up to say a seat is open where their kid was sitting. It's absolutely disgusting, and the apologists here are making me even more disgusted.

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #115 on: January 26, 2018, 10:05:49 AM »
The big deal is that they made repeated announcements that people were sitting in unpaid for seats, and passengers are still standing holding up departure, yet no one got up to say a seat is open where their kid was sitting. It's absolutely disgusting, and the apologists here are making me even more disgusted.

Sorry, I misspoke.  I didn't mean what's the big deal, I meant what's the big news?  That the yiddishe world has a ben adom lichaveiro problem?  Duh!

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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #116 on: January 26, 2018, 10:51:46 AM »
Does anyone disagree that all Americans like a deal based on the popularity of storming stores at 5 AM on Black Friday?
"All"? More like a small minority.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #117 on: January 26, 2018, 10:53:59 AM »
The big deal is that they made repeated announcements that people were sitting in unpaid for seats, and passengers are still standing holding up departure, yet no one got up to say a seat is open where their kid was sitting. It's absolutely disgusting, and the apologists here are making me even more disgusted.
I don't think anyone is apologizing. I'm saying that people might be too embarrassed in that situation to just stand up.

Personally I buy a seat for all my kids for safety and convenience reasons, but CH is clearly another reason to do so.
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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #118 on: January 26, 2018, 10:57:19 AM »
Prove Henches made up story didn't happen?
There are a hundred stories I can make up. Onus is on an actual passenger to say what happened.

We don't actually know that OP is not making up the whole thing from scratch either.

There were 150-175 ppl on that plane--where's the corroborating witnesses?


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Re: Colossal Chillul Hashem on Southwest Flight to Newark
« Reply #119 on: January 26, 2018, 10:57:49 AM »
Does anyone disagree that some kids were in seats they didnít pay for.

In the story? Or on an actual plane? Or ever in the history of the world?