11.20.2007

iPhone story

This is funny.. had to post it. What made me laugh even more were the 2 comments from the blog at the bottom.. haha.. I love the internet.


I stole this from a blog called PlaneBuzz

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We Knew This Was Going To Happen: iPhone Equipped Passenger Takes On Flight Crew Over Weather

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One of our subscribers sent me this story today. We all knew this one was inevitable when the latest iPhone commercial rolled out -- now didnt we?

"Oh joy! I can't wait for the next ground delay or long taxi due to weather somewhere to get a smart ass with a freakin I-phone shoving it in my face saying "It's NOT raining there... SEE !" Too late ... already happened to me. We push back, get advised of a ground stop in MEM due to storms in the area. Go to the penalty box and wait. My Captain does the lecture over the PA... not one minute later, we get dinged from the F/A "Some guy with an IPhone says the weather is good, and wants to know what the real reason is for the delay. Is something wrong with the plane?"

I want to tell this clown what he can do with his IdiotPhone - but the Captain does it even better. He gets on the PA and makes the following announcement :

"If the passenger with the IPhone would be kind enough to use it to check the weather at our alternate, calculate our fuel burn due to being rerouted around the storms, call the dispatcher to arrange our release, and then make a phone call to the nearest Air Traffic Control center to arrange our timely departure amongst the other aircraft carrying passengers with IPhones, then we will be more than happy to depart. Please ring your call button to advise the Flight Attendant and your fellow passengers when you deem it ready and responsible for this multi-million dollar aircraft and its passengers to safely leave."

Needless to say, the pax was pretty embarrassed. The F/A later told us the rest of the plane was outright laughing at this dude. What a clown."

Posted by Holly on November 17, 2007 10:31 AM |


Comments

So the pilot of an airplane took time to insult and belittle a passenger who disagreed with him?

Seriously? Instead of just ignoring him or just saying "Okay sir, we'll double-check that information"? Just something to get him quiet.

Wow.

No wonder Americans despise the airlines.

Posted by: mattjumbo [November 20, 2007 05:45 AM


Matt: So a blog commenter took the time to insult and belittle the pilot of an airplane who took time to insult and belittle an anti-social iPhone fanboy who clearly could benefit from having a well-soaked sock in his mouth?

Seriously? Instead of just ignoring him or just saying "I'm an iPhone fanboy and I can't stand you humiliating my fellow fanboys"? Just something to admit being hypocritical in suggesting modesty.

Wow.

No wonder everyone hates fanboys.

Posted by: reinux November 20, 2007 06:04 AM

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1 comment:

  1. Matt: So a blog commenter took the time to insult and belittle the pilot of an airplane who took time to insult and belittle an anti-social iPhone fanboy who clearly could benefit from having a well-soaked sock in his mouth?
    Hahaha! Best part of the blog!

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Thanks for the comments.