Letter to American Airlines Baggage Services

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Complaints, Letters

American Airlines lost my bag (and Doug’s) on our flight down to Rio de Janeiro. At the airport in Rio, a baggage service representative told me I had a US$25 credit to buy toiletries and that it would be immediately refunded upon my return to DC.

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Bad Drivers Database

Posted by on Dec 11, 2008 in Complaints

There are lots of bad drivers out there. Most are just stupid. But a few others are just plain inconsiderate. They’ll cut you off, refuse to signal, change lanes right in front of you and slow down. Every day, they find new ways to be shitheads.

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Courtesy is Dead

Posted by on Jun 18, 2008 in Complaints, Life

There’s not enough courtesy in the world.

People cut in line, people change lanes right in front of you without signaling. People will walk in a mall or down a sidewalk in a long chain without even thinking for a moment that there might be someone behind them who wants to get past them. And if you really want to see people at their worst, work in retail. People are SELFISH.

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Posted by on Jan 1, 2006 in Complaints, Life

People used to talk to each other, but technology is putting an end to that.

When the telephone was invented, people could talk to friends and family down the street, in another state, or on the other side of the planet. Tightly knit communities began to unravel. Instead of playing with the neighborhood kids, children would talk to their friends down the street or across town. When I was younger, I spent more time on the phone with my friends than I did actually hanging out with them outside of school. It was normal. Real human interaction was taking a small hit, but people would still TALK to one another.

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Letter to Air Canada

Posted by on Jul 10, 2001 in Complaints, Letters

Non-changeable really means non-changeable, even when the change might make the airline more money. Never got a response to this one.

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