Worse than feet on bulkheads

Flying Fox

Established Member
Joined
Jul 13, 2006
Messages
2,872
Points
720
If you thought bare feet on bulkheads was gross; you might up-chuck at this!

Its totally disgusting -

329273-559ea066-1140-11e4-bbaf-47cb7c4f86b3.jpg


United Airlines passenger uses foot to change cabin dial on plane | News.com.au

Exception - OK I'm assuming here that the person had two perfectly well functioning arms.
 

samh004

Enthusiast
Joined
Apr 1, 2009
Messages
19,422
Solutions
13
Points
1,570
Qantas
Platinum
Virgin
Red
Devils advocate: perhaps he had a messy meal and his fingers were covered in greasy food... his foot could perhaps be cleaner in this scenario. That said, eww! :p
 

mannej

Senior Member
Joined
Mar 16, 2009
Messages
9,873
Solutions
5
Points
985
It's like people have not been taught the basics of how to behave in the company of others.

It is only going to get worse as these knuckleheads are the ones procreating.

Yet there are others who suggest behaviour such as this is fine.:oops:
 

jetlagger

Established Member
Joined
Sep 19, 2011
Messages
2,271
Points
10

jetlagger

Established Member
Joined
Sep 19, 2011
Messages
2,271
Points
10
Aren't the ones that behave this way the ones that say this type of behaviour is OK?

IMO.. It is never ok on any shared transport mode.
I do comment nowadays on morons exhibiting this kind of disgraceful behaviour.
 

BobbyFlyer

Member
Joined
Apr 20, 2012
Messages
170
Points
10
One consideration is that they could have been born with "bi- lateral upper limb amelia" (ie. no arms)....then i'm just thinking how they got their sock off....:confused:
 

Flying Fox

Established Member
Joined
Jul 13, 2006
Messages
2,872
Points
720
Well if that's all it takes; looks like you won't be flying QF F either :)

Some people have no class.
 

maninblack

Established Member
Joined
Aug 14, 2006
Messages
2,310
Points
10
ImageUploadedByAustFreqFly1411043362.714285.jpg

How about this little performance in the Oneworld lounge at LAX a few weeks ago, up on the coffee table for half an hour or more and she was traveling in F.
 

dajop

Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 1, 2002
Messages
12,847
Solutions
3
Points
1,345
Forgetting the visual grossness of bare feet in odd positions for one moment, I'm not sure which would be worse, someone putting the feet on a tray table (as pictured in one of the links), or given the hygiene practices of some, putting their hands on a tray table. Most people don't use their feet to wipe themselves with toilet paper after a "number 2" visit to the toilet, but do with their hands. And studies have shown people don't always wash their hands after visiting the toilet. So I guess it depends on where said feet have trodden when out of their shoes.
 
Transform your lounge room (or any indoor space) into your own private movie theatre in just a few seconds.

Our Mini Pocket Projector is small, light and easily transportable. A must have!

AFF Supporters can remove this and all advertisements

Fantic125

Established Member
Joined
Apr 16, 2010
Messages
1,433
Points
405
Interestingly not long after starting to read this thread a few weeks ago, I had a ADL-SYD flight (VA401, 4/9/14) and a guy walked up to the gate wearing a suit and thongs.

Had a closer look and he had rudimentary hands and fingers; enough to carry a bag but not enough to do anything dextrous with them.

He sat down at one of the chair rows near the gate, kicked off the thongs, unzipped the bag, pulled out a sheaf of papers, put them on the ground and flicked through them until he got to the ones he needed, picked them up and started reading. All with his toes.

Boarding called, papers went back in order, back into the bag, and thongs back on. Didn't see him after that, but I was pretty impressed with his foot/toe dexterity.

Based on what I saw, I reevaluated my initial indignant reaction to the photo in the first post...
 

Enhance your AFF viewing experience!

From just $6 we'll remove all advertisements so that you can enjoy a cleaner and uninterupted viewing experience.

And you'll be supporting us so that we can continue to provide this valuable resource :)


Sample AFF with no advertisements? More..
Top