treesloth: Huh... How about you not put yourself out by Googling a person you'll never find, and instead not charge me absurd baggage fees or grope me? Or, if you're going to grope me, make it worth my while.
Generation_D: Umm... your name is on the boarding pass, which they scan, and up pops your name on their screen, which they now can see and read. Its amazing, takes less than a second and they're using my name! Who dares say the age of miracles has passed?
red5ish: Is my perverse love of Japanese schoolgirls going to help British Airways greet me?
nikku88: They are welcome to try. Only thing that comes up is my facebook page and that's locked up tight anyway.
starsrift: Good luck.My name is like the "John Lee" of China, for English culture. There's at least two dudes with my name in every town from coast to coast, pretty much./ anonymity, I has it// this handle, on the other hand, DOESN'T have it, and I like it that way.
dbirchall: The airline knowing who you are isn't always a bad thing. The entire staff of one airline lounge in Hawaii know who I am and greet me on sight without seeing ID.Let's see, what else have I seen...1. A gate agent, closing out the flight ahead of the one I was scheduled on, told me "go ahead on and find a seat; I'll do the paperwork later."2. A gate agent told me in hushed tones, "We're not allowed to do this - but the computer says to upgrade you." (to trans-atlantic business class, when I was flying on a free ticket.)3. A gate agent dropped off the papers for the flight at the cockpit, then stopped by my seat, gave me a hug, and got off the plane. (happened more than once)4. A flight attendant loudly informed the other ladies working business class that I was a celebrity (I'm not, aside from being on Fark's all-time top submitters list) and should be treated well.5. The purser of an international flight stopping by my seat and thanking me (by name) for taking the flight.
fusillade762: I hate it when clerks address me by name at the store or the bank, why would I like it at the airport? You don't farking know me, so don't act like you do.And I recall hating having to do this when I worked in retail.
scalpod: Why not just make everyone in society wear name tags?
DerAppie: fusillade762: I hate it when clerks address me by name at the store or the bank, why would I like it at the airport? You don't farking know me, so don't act like you do.And I recall hating having to do this when I worked in retail.They know your name, why shouldn't they call you by it? Isn't that the whole purpose of a name? Do you get annoyed when nurses at the hospitals call you by name instead of "patient with severe case of butthurt"?
InfrasonicTom: Couldn't they greet passengers by name from the information on their tickets?
moike: That's it, I'm changing my name to Mr. Goatse Lemonparty.
Harvey Manfrenjensenjen: treesloth: Huh... How about you not put yourself out by Googling a person you'll never find, and instead not charge me absurd baggage fees or grope me? Or, if you're going to grope me, make it worth my while.Airline employees are now groping people? I'm booking nine flights on Singapore Airlines ASAP. Giggity.
thornhill: How about airlines focus on fixing the boarding process, such as not letting people with bags too large to fit into the overhead to board the plane with them.
Pumpernickel bread: Google my name and they will find I am a professional surfer with a perfect bronzed body..........Well, not me, but a guy with the same name as me.
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