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United Runs Out Of Toilet Paper On A Long Flight  
User currently onlineg500 From United States of America, joined Oct 2011, 1029 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3787 times:
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take this one and chew on it for a while... Had this happened on a flight from LAX to SFO, it wouldn't been a big deal, 45 minute flight, but LHR-SFO?



"We've heard of flights running out of sugar, snacks and even fuel - but never have we ever known a flight to run out of toilet paper. That's what happened on board a recent flight from London to San Francisco, when United Airlines allegedly forgot to re-stock the plane's supply of toilet paper.

According to an account posted to FlyerTalk.com, it seems some creative flight attendants put together a pocket to hold some cocktail napkins, so passengers who had to use the loo weren't left completely stranded in the bathroom."



http://www.gadling.com/2013/06/19/un...ilet-paper-during-international-f/

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User currently offlinenws2002 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 925 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3689 times:

Mistakes are going to happen. The flight attendants worked out a solution that while not perfect, gets the job done. It's not like anyone was told they could not use the lav.

User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6939 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3644 times:

Well otherwise a diversion was in order, it happens quite often when too many toilets become inoperative.


New Technology is the name we give to stuff that doesn't work yet. Douglas Adams
User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10817 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3644 times:

Quoting g500 (Thread starter):
United Runs Out Of Toilet Paper On A Long Flight  

Oh shit! But you can always use the cloth napkins of J-class 


User currently offlineetops1 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1112 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3606 times:

Are we really going to start a thread about this ? It happens . More times than you think on many airlines ..

User currently offlinesw733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6371 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3369 times:

Quoting etops1 (Reply 4):
Are we really going to start a thread about this ? It happens . More times than you think on many airlines ..

Ah come on, it's a funny story. I've never heard of it happening in all of my travels, so I enjoyed the post.


User currently offlineSkydrol From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 983 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3250 times:

Quoting sw733 (Reply 5):
Quoting etops1 (Reply 4):Are we really going to start a thread about this ? It happens . More times than you think on many airlines ..

Ah come on, it's a funny story. I've never heard of it happening in all of my travels, so I enjoyed the post.

The more YouTube videos glamorize this type of ''prank'', ''trick'':
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-CfVzx3sro
(and there are lots of these videos)

The more common ''running out'' is going to become...




LD4



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User currently offline9MMPQ From Netherlands, joined Nov 2011, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3159 times:

I've had my laugh so I'll freely admit, the first thing that shot through my mind, while imagining everyone having the runs:

''Elaine: 'We had a choice of steak or fish. Dr Rumack: Yes, yes, I remember, I had the lasagna.''



I believe in coincidences. Coincidences happen every day. But I don't trust coincidences.
User currently offlineKLM672 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 2499 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (1 year 6 months 19 hours ago) and read 2730 times:

I bet that was a pretty shitty flight...

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