Oh lord.

April 8, 2012

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Really, I should not be complaining. My original flight(s) to Beijing tomorrow had me leave the house at 4 am so I could catch the 6 am flight to SFO, with an almost 5-hour layover, and then on to my next flight to Beijing. I would have been in the back of the plane, in the middle seat, for both legs.

Last night as I was freaking out and crying inside about my 4 am EDT on Monday morning, I decided to see whether there would be a way for me to get on a later flight to SFO. What do you know? Up popped a non-stop flight to Beijing! Woohoo!

My original seat on this flight was 42F. After refreshing the page many many times, I moved up to 31F. Bulk seats do come with extra legrooms, yes. But they also come with increased chance of being seated next to a baby. (I am NO baby hater. But if I have a choice…)

More refresh. Refresh. Refresh. And now I am where I am.

I pray that 25E will be empty so I can fully recline (“Recline” in the cattle class is an exaggeration) without feeling guilty.

It is really sad that I will not be able to take advantage of free alcohol on international flights… (Drinking = Needing to “use the facility”)

 

{ 6 comments }

Jack@TheJackB April 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm

I almost never drink when I fly because every time I do the bathroom breaks- not because I have used it but because I need to.

Good times.
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Absence Alternatives April 12, 2012 at 11:38 am

Stuck on a plane with no working bathroom would be a nightmare for all!

Kathy April 10, 2012 at 8:51 am

Have a great trip. I know from living in Vietnam, what a pain flights to Asia can be. May you recline in peace, my friend!
Hugs,
Kathy
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Absence Alternatives April 10, 2012 at 12:08 pm

*sigh* seat broken. NO recline whatsoever. Also the personal screen was broken too.

BigLittleWolf April 9, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Cheers to the free alcohol on international flights… (That, or good drugs so you sleep…)
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Absence Alternatives April 10, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Was sitting next to a SISTER and therefore only had one vodka…

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