Now, get credit for your fantasy life!

January 22, 2008

Welcome to today’s episode of “Fun With Statistics.” A widely-reported story tells us that two out of three Australian travelers are members of the Mile High Club, or would like to be members.

Pretty amazing, huh? Oh, wait. Doesn’t that cross the line between reality and fantasy, by lumping people who would like to have sex in a plane, together with those who actually have had it? If that’s how we’re going to play, prepare to be dazzled by my blog’s exclusive survey results:

  • 72 percent of women have been the Queen of England, or would like to be.
  • 62 percent of us have run a really bad driver off the road, or else said at some point, “Why, I ought to run that jerk off the road!”
  • 84 percent of all Americans have walked on the moon, or enjoyed a Dilly Bar.

Hey, this is fun! And that Zogby polling guy makes it sound so darned complicated…

bed-300.jpgJournalist inspects double bed first class suite during media tour of the Airbus A380 superjumbo, in 2007 file photo. REUTERS/ Vivek Prakash

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You have to consider that to just get to Australia from any civilized place takes 8-20 hours in the air. Why not risk chiropractic trouble and have sex in the bathroom? What else is there to do?

When you live in a place highly populated by stuffed animals [koalas; which I don't think are real] and giant leaping rats [a/k/a kangaroos] I’m sure you tend to be on the wild side.

I bet if you do the research you’ll find that Quantas has bigger loos than other carriers, because they know their customers!

Dee

I hope there’s not too many of those beds on that plane. Otherwise, the other passengers might experience a little too much “turbulence”.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

I think my favourite part of the A380 story was that the management of Singapore Airlines, the first airline to install beds in the A380, professed themselves to be shocked – shocked! – that someone might be using them for something other than sleeping!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

100% of young men have either worn Spock ears or kissed a girl.

Champagne and rose petals? That should put a stop to it.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive