Woman sparks debate after ignoring passenger who tried to flirt with her via flight messaging app05/17/2022
SOME people dream of meeting a handsome stranger on their flight.
But when this woman received an onboard message, she was less than impressed.
Steph, 25, was relaxing on her flight to Mexico when she noticed a chat invitation on her screen.
The message simply read: "9E has sent you a chat invitation."
The Californian native decided to ignore the message, "I turned off the screen to avoid interacting," she said.
She added: "For those asking, I didn't reply or accept because he was sitting in the row in front of me… it was awkward."
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Steph wasn't looking for romance, or even to make friends on her flight, so the whole interaction came off as a bit weird.
She's not the only one that was put off by the message request either, one person said, "people will make anything a dating app these days."
Another said: "My anxiety operates at a high capacity, this would send me through the roof!
"Confined space and it's not like your can really hide!"
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A third added: "I wear sunglasses on planes to avoid looking at people, I could never!"
But some people thought it might be a good way to cure flight boredom.
One person quipped: "I did this on a trip, I kept answering because it was a long flight!"
While another joked: "He's in front of you? Then he's asking you to stop kicking him."
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He might have had better chance with crew – a flight attendant has revealed how you can tell if they fancy you.
There is even a phrase they use for passengers they think are hot.
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