Yes, full function... with caveots of course
I think they should be allowed, however, rules must be put into place. Like I mentioned in another thread... there are already Airphones, and people can place calls on those all they want.
It needs to be communicated effectively that voice use is for short calls at a reasonable tone. To get the point across more effeciently, perhaps advise people that if they refuse to disconnect the call after two warnings they will be banned from flying with the airline.
It really needs to be a case by case basis.
And, if you really think about it, it's issues like this that point out what is horribly wrong in our nation: a 'me first, screw you all' attitude. No one is considerate anymore, even these jerks on here complaining about loud people on their cell phones. Do you all drive at the speed limit, signal while turning, smile and wave (enzyte guy style), and have never cut anyone off? If you answered YES to all the above questions, you are either a freak of nature, outright lying, or in the worst case of denial I have heard. I talk on the phone all the time while grocery shopping. Many times I'm not even saying anything, and people give me dirty looks. I whisper and people put their noses up in the air. Same people get into their car, open the phone, and damn near kill 3 people getting out of the lot.
So, let the cell phones be used on the plane, vibrate ring only, and short, quiet calls. If you fail to be a considerate human being, they should just tazer your ass and throw you off the plane once it lands.
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