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June 10th, 2010

Annoying traveler types

I don’t travel by plane very often (before this week, the last time was in 2007), so when I do travel, I tend to take careful notice of things. Things like the most annoying types of travelers one can encounter. Such as…

The Slow Walker: This person strolls along leisurely in a busy airport, often between gates, and if you come up behind them, your pace slows to a crawl until you can pass.

The Frequent Bathroom User: Not a big deal unless you happen to be sitting next to them on the plane.

The Boring Conversationalist: This type of person loves to talk about episodes of Home Improvement and Everybody Loves Raymond and how the episodes relate to their life. When they discuss these shows, it’s almost as if they think a.) the show is still on the air or relevant in any way and b.) that anyone actually cares.

The Self-Important Sales Ass: By far the worst of the bunch listed, being subjected to one of these guys’ loud, self-aggrandizing, nonsense phone calls is akin to getting stuck behind 35 Slow Walkers or talking simultaneously with eight Boring Conversationlists. Note: it does feel extra good to shove their cell phone up their nose.

The Guy Who Complains About Other People Rather Than Just Dealing With It and Doing His Own Thing: Um.

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jk June 10, 2010, 6:28 pm

Stand Right, Walk Left. GRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aanen June 10, 2010, 7:07 pm

The fat obnoxious American guy in front of you, who insists on keeping his seat leaned all the way back during the entire 8 hour flight (including the meal times). (not an an issue if you are short.)

Dave Walls June 15, 2010, 8:23 am

If the seats weren’t so freaking small in the first place, we wouldn’t be leaning back the whole time.

Don’t worry, I’ll be seated in first class, so you won’t have another fat American near you. (Because EVERY American is a fat loser, right?)

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