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post #1 of 18
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I don't know if it's true but it's pretty funny.


I was flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. By the time we took off, there had been a 45-minute delay and everybody on board was ticked. Unexpectedly, we stopped in Sacramento on the way. The flight attendant explained that there would be another 45-minute delay, and if we wanted to get off the aircraft, we would reboard in 30 minutes.

Everybody got off the plane except one gentleman who was blind. I noticed him as I walked by and could tell he had flown before because his seeing eye dog lay quietly underneath the seats in front of him throughout the entire flight. I could also tell he had flown this very flight before because the pilot approached him and, calling him by name, said, "Keith, we're in Sacramento for almost an hour. Would you like to get off and stretch your legs?" Keith replied, "No thanks, but maybe my dog would like to stretch his legs."

Picture this. All the people in the gate area came to a completely quiet standstill when they looked up and saw the pilot walk off the plane with the seeing eye dog! The pilot was even wearing sunglasses. People scattered. They not only tried to change planes, they also were trying to change airlines!


post #2 of 18
i just laughed out loud over this. I can picture that so well from the description.Nice story ,very believable
post #3 of 18
YES, YES, YES, I can see it now!!!
post #4 of 18

in a similar vein (no pun intended...)

When I started work at Denver Children's Hospital I was surprised to find that those braille signs are on every operating room door- what on earth are they for- the blind surgeons??:
post #5 of 18
and can some one please tell me why there are braille signs on the DRIVE UP ATM?????????????????????????
post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by SirMack
and can some one please tell me why there are braille signs on the DRIVE UP ATM?????????????????????????
now THAT'S funny! (but so is a pilot with a seeing eye dog)
post #7 of 18
Speaking of Braille at a local restaurant the have the diaper changing table in the mens bathroom installed in a stall over the toilet and it has an area 10"x10" of instructions in braille. thats just what ya need a blind person changing a diaper over a toilet!: : :
post #8 of 18
Some of this ADA stuff can get pretty silly. There are a number of marine parks in the San Juan Islands near where I live. Boaters can tie up to buoys or anchor in the moorage area, but have to use a tender (dinghy) to get to shore. At many of these places the State Parks have constructed outhouses back from the beach. The area is otherwise undeveloped, wooded, and remote.

Picture this: You navigate into the moorage, set anchor, climb into your dinghy, row or motor to shore, pull the boat up on the loose gravel beach and secure it, walk up the beach and climb over the big driftwood, walk up the dirt or gravel trail, and go to a fully wheelchair acessable outhouse with ramps and the whole bit. I'll bet none of them have ever seen a wheelchair.
post #9 of 18
My brother-in-law had a car with radio controls built into the steering wheel. You guessed it, besides lettering, they also had braille markings!!!
post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by T-Square
My brother-in-law had a car with radio controls built into the steering wheel. You guessed it, besides lettering, they also had braille markings!!!
This one I can see as somewhat useful. If you know braile, then you don't need to take your eyes off the road while messing with the radio.
post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by Posaune
This one I can see as somewhat useful. If you know braile, then you don't need to take your eyes off the road while messing with the radio.
I don't know braille, my radio controls aren't on the steering wheel, but I can reach over without looking just fine. I've never met a non-blind person who knows braille.
post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by KevinF
I've never met a non-blind person who knows braille.
Actually, I suspect you have. They don't go around with badges that say "Braile Read Here" and I doubt it would come up in general conversation. However, I agree, it's not too useful. I was just looking for another way to see it.
post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by KevinF
I don't know braille, my radio controls aren't on the steering wheel, but I can reach over without looking just fine. I've never met a non-blind person who knows braille.
Actually, my mother's cousin's wife is not blind but teaches Braille to those who are.

Its time has come: Playboy, with all photos, in Braille. mmm,mmmm, good.
post #14 of 18
LOL !!! FUNNNY !!!! one of the best jokes I've heard in a while !!
post #15 of 18
What does a Braille Playboy look like?

A set of plastic USGS relief maps?
post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by Yuki
What does a Braille Playboy look like?
Oooh, nice Dots!
post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by Yuki
What does a Braille Playboy look like?

A set of plastic USGS relief maps?
That's kinda what I was thinking too!
post #18 of 18
The old topographic map, but it's ok....it's in black and white!
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