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    As someone who is 6''4 with long legs, it's very uncomfortable for me to sit in regular seats on the bus, tube, coach, etc... I get cramps and I have to stand up every once in a while to stretch - which I can't do on some occasions.

    I'm also quite broad, so people keep bumping to me when I'm sat down.

    It's a bit of a first world problem...
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    Incoming 6'4 master race users...
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    I can't say I use coaches, buses, trains or the tube all that often but I definitely support this for air travel. The only way I can get comfortable on long haul flights is by sitting in an aisle seat & stretching out into the said aisle. Which only works until someone wants to get by.

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    I will admit that, being 6ft5/197cm, I am very biased in this situation!
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    As someone who is 6''4 with long legs, it's very uncomfortable for me to sit in regular seats on the bus, tube, coach, etc... I get cramps and I have to stand up every once in a while to stretch - which I can't do on some occasions.

    I'm also quite broad, so people keep bumping to me when I'm sat down.

    It's a bit of a first world problem...
    I'm 6'1 and have to take up two seats.
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    As someone who is 6''4 with long legs, it's very uncomfortable for me to sit in regular seats on the bus, tube, coach, etc... I get cramps and I have to stand up every once in a while to stretch - which I can't do on some occasions.

    I'm also quite broad, so people keep bumping to me when I'm sat down.

    It's a bit of a first world problem...
    As someone who is 5"2 with short legs, it's very uncomfortable for me to stand for long periods. I get leg cramps and being so small, people forget that I'm there so they bump into me a lot.

    I think short people should get priority seats
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    I'm 6'1 and have to take up two seats.
    Im sorry people walking trough the isles, i cant help my knees from sticking out like 2 meters
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    (Original post by cherryred90s)
    As someone who is 5"2 with short legs, it's very uncomfortable for me to stand for long periods. I get leg cramps and being so small, people forget that I'm there so they bump into me a lot.

    I think short people should get priority seats
    Cute tho
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    (Original post by Casisalive)
    Im sorry people walking trough the isles, i cant help my knees from sticking out like 2 meters
    Definitely
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    (Original post by RainbowMan)
    Cute tho
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    No. Not by default.

    I'm 6'3ish, but all my height is in my back, I can sit perfectly comfortably on planes, trains, buses, etc, because my bum-knee measurement isn't that big.

    While a priority seat would be nice, it would also be fairly pointless.
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    Priority seats for the tall people and whistles for the short people so that they can alert us before we trample over them whenever we're leaving the plane.
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    Oh **** off. The world is made for tall people.
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    youre a ****ing ****
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    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Oh **** off. The world is made for tall people.
    It really isn't.
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    If everyone starts getting priority seats it's no longer a priority seat though lol
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    It really isn't.
    Yes.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Yes.
    It's made for people who are average af. Everything is designed to fit the 5th to 95th percentile.
    People who are 6ft 2+ are on the top end of the spectrum, and are barely accounted for.

    Edit: I just calculated that I'm in the 98th percentile for men's height in the UK :eek:
    Average is apparently 5ft 9.
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    I'm 5'9 and a half so I have got no problem.
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    (Original post by Saba XD)
    I'm 5'9 and a half so I have got no problem.
    You are taller than your average man.
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    You are taller than your average man.
    What is the average height?

    That is true. I'm even taller than my fiancé. :mmm:
 
 
 
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