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    Man up m8

    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Oh **** off. The world is made for tall people.
    Have you ever tried to navigate the low doorways in a barn coversion when you're 6"4? Hellish, I tell ya
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    (Original post by UWS)
    I can wear heels you know.
    How very masculine. Mmmarvellous. :toofunny:
    You should wear big soled shoes though. :erm:
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    (Original post by Retired_Messiah)
    Man up m8



    Have you ever tried to navigate the low doorways in a barn coversion when you're 6"4? Hellish, I tell ya
    Have you ever tried to do a food shop when you're 4ft 9? I'd rather have to bend down for doors then have to decide that although I'd quite like that item I can't reach it even by climbing on the shelves so I'll have to go without. I think being unable to reach things in shops (cheaper clothes shops often have high rails) and so being unable to buy stuff is worst than having to bend for a fraction of a second.
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    I'm 198cm but don't think we need special treatment.

    With trains and buses, take up two seats. Being big has the advantage of people sitting next to me last on the tube.

    If it is so busy that there is standing room only, it isnt comfortable for anyone involved not just tall people.

    As for planes, space is at such a premium on aircraft that if you want more, you need to pay for it ie go business. Like public transport at rush hour, it is not supposed to be comfortable. It is supposed to get as many people from A to B as cheaply as possible.
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    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Have you ever tried to do a food shop when you're 4ft 9? I'd rather have to bend down for doors then have to decide that although I'd quite like that item I can't reach it even by climbing on the shelves so I'll have to go without. I think being unable to reach things in shops (cheaper clothes shops often have high rails) and so being unable to buy stuff is worst than having to bend for a fraction of a second.
    In conclusion: World is built for neither, those on the extreme end of short have it worse as they struggle to shop.

    Although that said those on the very extreme side of tall have a tendency to die earlier... hm
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    30" leg crew checking in. :cool:


    And even I find that there's not enough space on planes.
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    My mother works in the air industry and if you put in a note for passenger requirements or tell try to tell them before check in,sometimes they will actually upgrade you to the next seat class up, e.g. premium economy or a seat with more leg room. However, this is only if there are empty seats on the flight. Also, if you check in online, dont choose your seat, because if they've upgraded you, they dont tell you, the seat number on the ticket will just be the seat they've changed it to and whilst they have it on their systems, chosing a new seat will change it to economy/a standard seat.
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    If it gets particularly bad, and you have to travel extremely often, read a blog such as One Mile at a Time or a similar travel blog and do what they do - use cards etc to get miles for premium cabins, since they tend to have more legroom.
    http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/whats-the-point/
    This blog here
 
 
 
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