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Is this really a problem?

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Sep 21, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

So I hopped a flight from Seattle to Orange County after the game on Sunday. After going to the bathroom, I noticed this sticker on the toilet seat:

Look over to the right side of the warning. It’s a comb.

Is there really an issue of people throwing combs in airplane toilets? It seems hard to believe you’d get up during the flight, feel a need to comb your hair, do so in the bathroom then decide to chuck the comb into the crapper and flush it away with that blue water.

I get a buzz cut every three weeks or so and have not used a comb since seventh grade. Have combs become disposable and I missed it? I don’t get this. Of course I also don’t understand how having your seat reclined two inches is somehow unsafe for landing.

Alaska Airlines gave me something called “Jones Sugar-Free Cola” when I asked for a Diet Coke. Had I been allowed to flush that, I would have.




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