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MineralMan

(146,263 posts)
Mon Mar 27, 2017, 02:35 PM Mar 2017

Leggingsgate - What's your Opinion [View all]

This poll is about teens in public places, and particularly when boarding planes. Vote for the one you think is the most not OK. Read them all before voting.

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38 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Leggings alone - NOT OK
2 (5%)
Leggings with miniskirt - NOT OK
0 (0%)
Leggings with knee-length skirt - NOT OK
0 (0%)
Leggings with built-in skirty thing - NOT OK
0 (0%)
Leggings with underwear showing - NOT OK
3 (8%)
Leggings with deliberate tears or holes - NOT OK
0 (0%)
I don't really care what they wear
23 (61%)
You're NOT leaving the house like that!
1 (3%)
I like to vote.
2 (5%)
Other (please explain)
7 (18%)
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Leggingsgate - What's your Opinion [View all] MineralMan Mar 2017 OP
I'm holding out True Dough Mar 2017 #1
I apologize for being off topic but did anyone else see a United commercial with Chuck Norris? Missn-Hitch Mar 2017 #2
Was he wearing leggings? nt Buns_of_Fire Mar 2017 #83
That symbol of masculinity? I was mistaken. It was a United Health commercial. Cheers. Missn-Hitch Mar 2017 #109
Too bad there are apparently no photos of this aberration. No Vested Interest Mar 2017 #3
It's not what the people applying the rules Hortensis Mar 2017 #54
In general, I'd say as lonog as I can't see their undies or privates, but... Lisa0825 Mar 2017 #4
What's "appropriate"? mythology Mar 2017 #14
When we flew on passes, it was "Business Casual." Lisa0825 Mar 2017 #15
Underwear not visible. Leggings not transparent. Leggings fit (not too tight or loose). Blue_true Mar 2017 #82
Other: "Obey the dress code if you're allowed to fly free." NurseJackie Mar 2017 #5
So much this. B2G Mar 2017 #6
+1 Obey the rules, or pay the price. Kids not getting their way. Boo Hoo. southerncrone Mar 2017 #27
"My child is special! JenniferJuniper Mar 2017 #31
As a former teacher, I know this argument all too well! southerncrone Mar 2017 #39
Oh, I can only imagine you do! JenniferJuniper Mar 2017 #41
"Can't you just make an exception this one time? We won't do it again. Promise!" NurseJackie Mar 2017 #67
Really... RobinA Mar 2017 #98
+1, follow the dress code for non-rev tickets. n/t tammywammy Mar 2017 #13
It's as simple as that. Phentex Mar 2017 #52
Yep. Especially when you know the rules in the first place. GoCubsGo Mar 2017 #64
Exactly. phylny Mar 2017 #70
Agree. Want to ignore the dress code? Buy a full price fare EllieBC Mar 2017 #92
i.e. If you are flying for free, please class the joint up a bit Sentath Mar 2017 #97
I've flown on United employee passes crazycatlady Mar 2017 #7
Having worked for an airline, the dress code is hammered into you joeybee12 Mar 2017 #10
Agree malaise Mar 2017 #61
Hi joeybee12 Mar 2017 #72
Murray will be out for six weeks malaise Mar 2017 #74
I knew he pulled out of Miami joeybee12 Mar 2017 #76
Yep he'll remain #1 for a while malaise Mar 2017 #78
Just checked the scores. Wow joeybee12 Mar 2017 #86
Yep malaise Mar 2017 #87
Same. I've never taken advantage of it, but other family members have. kcr Mar 2017 #19
I have too, and they were very clear on the dress code. WoonTars Mar 2017 #22
Then your aunt was not doing her job to ensure you knew the rules of non rev travel. Hassin Bin Sober Mar 2017 #32
This!! duncang Mar 2017 #59
I could argue the legging issue if I knew what a legging is. Hassin Bin Sober Mar 2017 #60
Basically footless tights worn as pants. Ms. Toad Mar 2017 #80
It should be noted that one of the "women" in leggings was ten years old Warpy Mar 2017 #8
No, then they,are friends or family of an employee joeybee12 Mar 2017 #12
I agree. Warren DeMontague Mar 2017 #84
All these complaints about Legos. Just let the kids play with their toys. FSogol Mar 2017 #9
KIK! Never mind... MineralMan Mar 2017 #11
I voted legging alone not ok Madam Mossfern Mar 2017 #16
Well, see, I was staring so hard at the leggings that MineralMan Mar 2017 #18
the irony here is that the company created those rules so these free passengers would unblock Mar 2017 #17
Funny how that works, isn't it? MineralMan Mar 2017 #20
Problem With That UB, Is. . . ProfessorGAC Mar 2017 #21
imho, the easiest thing to do is just drop the separate dress code. unblock Mar 2017 #50
Yep ProfessorGAC Mar 2017 #57
If the employees' guests get the policy cancelled, then the fault is theirs Orrex Mar 2017 #99
i'm saying if management keeps the free ticket perk but relaxes the separate dress code requirement. unblock Mar 2017 #102
Alternatively... Orrex Mar 2017 #103
yes, well, the real question is who went to the media with the story. unblock Mar 2017 #104
That's a great point that I hadn't considered (nt) Orrex Mar 2017 #105
How would anyone know what deal someone got to be on the plane - or care? womanofthehills Mar 2017 #42
that's the silly part. the company knows that they are employees and their family, but no one else unblock Mar 2017 #48
That is because you only care about what you think Egnever Mar 2017 #56
why thank you for the gratuitous insult. unblock Mar 2017 #73
Just saying Egnever Mar 2017 #88
i rather suspect they failed here in their duty to shareholders unblock Mar 2017 #91
Well after hearing United's policy I side with the airline on this one. Initech Mar 2017 #23
I agree with you. nt DesertRat Mar 2017 #90
Voted 'I don't care" becuase HAB911 Mar 2017 #24
Sounds like you do care Egnever Mar 2017 #89
I did care, now I don't care HAB911 Mar 2017 #93
There may be health safety reasons for not wearing leggings, or other tight clothes, on southerncrone Mar 2017 #25
What's the date of the American memo? 1932???? LAS14 Mar 2017 #51
Other: "Get off my lawn!" ExciteBike66 Mar 2017 #26
Leggings are underwear. They're not marybourg Mar 2017 #28
Here in Minnesota, I see a lot of leggings on the way MineralMan Mar 2017 #30
Under skirts is fine. That's where they belong. That's what they are designed marybourg Mar 2017 #37
That's what I was thinking. MineralMan Mar 2017 #43
Really? Are you sure? ret5hd Mar 2017 #58
Looking elsewhere is fine, if you're marybourg Mar 2017 #68
Gotta Agree RobinA Mar 2017 #100
And that 's a gym! marybourg Mar 2017 #107
All the kids seem to be wearing leggings as pants womanofthehills Mar 2017 #45
I guess if they're thick enough and really marybourg Mar 2017 #69
before supporting any dress code i ask myself a few questions... 0rganism Mar 2017 #29
I believe the "built-in skirty thing" is called a peplum petronius Mar 2017 #33
I'm afraid I'm not 100% current on fashion jargon. MineralMan Mar 2017 #35
the peplum is the part added. It doesn't have to be a skirt... Phentex Mar 2017 #55
Decades ago I worked with an airline malaise Mar 2017 #34
I think now they just say business casual, whatever that might mean. MineralMan Mar 2017 #36
Well business casual for me these days malaise Mar 2017 #40
In Jamaica? Aren't you too warm? MineralMan Mar 2017 #44
Not between November and March malaise Mar 2017 #46
I'll remember to pack lightly, then. MineralMan Mar 2017 #47
Check that out before you use an airline malaise Mar 2017 #62
Where's the "don't believe everything you read on the Internet" choice? jmowreader Mar 2017 #38
Patricia Arquette's tweet is perfect. LAS14 Mar 2017 #49
I really don't care even if the airline does... Sancho Mar 2017 #53
These were dependents of the airline who were flying free grantcart Mar 2017 #63
I have to say Other- NSFL image warning 😈 Kimchijeon Mar 2017 #65
This is truly a first world problem LeftInTX Mar 2017 #66
I'm a dirty old man and I like to look. n/t Vogon_Glory Mar 2017 #71
As a spouse of a United employee who has flown standby for 27 years kimbutgar Mar 2017 #75
GET OFF MY LAWN!!!!!!!!!!!! Warren DeMontague Mar 2017 #77
If they were flying as nonrevs greymattermom Mar 2017 #79
I don't have a problem with people wearing legging as long as they size them to fit. Blue_true Mar 2017 #81
Now I see what the problem is. Buns_of_Fire Mar 2017 #85
When I Met My Wife. . . ProfessorGAC Mar 2017 #94
If you can wear it on the street and not get ticketed/arrested... Orsino Mar 2017 #95
Actually, not such a great standard. WinkyDink Mar 2017 #112
Our cattle-cars in the sky aren't great, either. n/t Orsino Mar 2017 #113
Heh. I haven't flown this century. WinkyDink Mar 2017 #114
I used to use those passes given to me by a relative who'd worked for an airline since betsuni Mar 2017 #96
"I know it when I see it" - Jacobellis v. Ohio Sen. Walter Sobchak Mar 2017 #101
Friend pass recipients need to follow the airlines rules for passes if they want free airfare. mahina Mar 2017 #106
Personally, I do not care, but... Adrahil Mar 2017 #108
No Leggings with a Kilt? yuiyoshida Mar 2017 #110
I think the look is...not cool. Sue me. WinkyDink Mar 2017 #111
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