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5 Absurd Reasons Why Passengers Can Get Thrown Off Planes

Flight attendants rule the skies with an iron fist.

Planning on going on a flight soon? Be careful what you do, say, wear and tweet if you want to make it to your destination. 

Over the weekend, United Airlines (UAL) - Get Report reportedly wouldn't allow two girls on their flight because they were wearing leggings, and the gate attendant forced them to change before getting on the flight. This prompted a full meltdown across Twitter about society's unfair standards for dress code discrepancies among men and women. 

It was later revealed they were flying on special tickets reserved for employees or their families and those tickets do have dress codes.

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"When taking advantage of this benefit, all employees and pass riders are considered representatives of United," United said. "And like most companies, we have a dress code that we ask employees and pass riders to follow. 

"To our regular customers, your leggings are welcome."

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