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The 7 worst seatmates ever

The Armrest BullyYou're in the middle seat and the louts on either side have brazenly bogarted all available armrests. You could call a flight attendant on these bullies, but that might create more tension. An anonymous frequent flier who works for a large airline likes the passive-aggressive approach. "Life's too short," he says. He waits until the bully leaves for the restroom then stakes his claim.The Phone FreakThe plane is about to take off or has just landed which is when the seatmate known as Yellular (think cellular and yeller) and whips out his cell and begins talking at EAR-SHATTERING DECIBEL LEVELS. Yellular thinks if he doesn't shout no one will hear his crucial comments like, "Yes, we've landed" and "Now we're at the gate." Warning: The FCC is seriously considering allowing voice calls on planes.The Space HogEver have an electronic nose bleed? That's when the space hog in front of you reclines so far that your seat back screen smacks you in the head. It could be worse; iPa...

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