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after 3 flight

after 2 flights in exit row listening to the usual blurb the fun factor was lost on us.
Fair enough ... to be honest after nearly 2000 flights, I'd take anything to alleviate the mundane. :)
 

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I have to say that this is a bit poor if true...

What I find odd is there are some here (and I am not one) who have stated that Australian airlines are required to have someone sitting in each exit row section (a minimum of four required on a 738).

Were the OP and wife sitting in two different exit rows? If not, did one exit section go empty? If not, how did the others get briefed?
FYI Wife and i were on the left no one behind us. On the right a single person in each exit row. This was a 3-3 combo. I notice on a 2-3 combo on Fokker 100 it’s only done once
 

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I have to say that this is a bit poor if true...

What I find odd is there are some here (and I am not one) who have stated that Australian airlines are required to have someone sitting in each exit row section (a minimum of four required on a 738).

Were the OP and wife sitting in two different exit rows? If not, did one exit section go empty? If not, how did the others get briefed?
IIRC It depends on the passenger load. <144 the exit rows do not need to be occupied.
 

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IIRC It depends on the passenger load. <144 the exit rows do not need to be occupied.
I have been on a few flights where one or more of the exit row sections have been left empty on a 737/320 but there are some here who will not accept that is possible.

The OP confirmed one section was left empty.
 

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My thoughts on this thread are complicated. I see that many have ridiculed the OP. And I get that - it is hardly a difficult thing to jump seats for a few minutes. But when i think about it, it is a really rare concept. I am way too tall, so have sought exit row seats since day one. But despite having flown almost all my Y experiences in an exit row, I have never ever come across a situation as per the OP's. I would guestimate that I have done about 500 flights in Y exit rows. I have seen everything from complete lack of safety blurb to fantastic crew who made the whole thing fun. But getting you to move for the "talk"? Never have I seen that.
 

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On a recent flight in the exit row the lazy flight attendant made my wife and me move to the other side while she read the exit row instructions so she didn't have to repeat it twice. Then we moved back to our original seats. I was flabbergasted.

Actually I am more curious, assuming they were 2 rows of 3 seats, as to why the FA had 2 pax move over, rather 1 px move over?
 

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