Virgin airline barf bags turn to the dark side

From the Star Wars site: All Too Queasy: Virgin Airlines' Unique Collectibles:

While some Star Wars fans collect action figures or comics,

others are on a quest to find unique items that most of us only notice

when a plane ride gets a bit too action-packed. In collaboration with

Virgin Airlines and Activision, LucasArts has released limited-edition

airsickness bags to promote the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith Video Game, available in stores now.

Available on Virgin Atlantic flights, the four designs include: Knowing Your Lightsaber, Lightsaber Etiquette, The Art of Jedi Combat and Seating Jedi and Sith. The backs of the bags all have the same Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith Video Game cover art. The collectible bags are limited in number and will be available while supplies last...

While some of the bags are instructional in nature, giving passengers

tips on how to handle and fight with a lightsaber, another bag offers

advice to the airline staff on where to seat the Jedi and Sith. Which

begs the question, which Star Wars characters can properly handle themselves on a Virgin Atlantic flight?


would make the best pilot with his skills -- remember the Podrace in Episode I?" Gauna suggests. "The best cabin crew member would have to be C-3PO -- a protocol droid would make for a happy cabin. I imagine Count Dooku would have a few issues if he didn't have the entire plane to himself, which would make him the most likely unruly passenger. And I have a feeling General Grievous wouldn't get past the metal detectors without a fairly thorough frisking."

All I can say is: Good grief! Is nothing sacred? I actually know someone who collects sick bags from airlines--talk about weird obsessions!!--and I'm sure she'll be thrilled with these new potential additions to her collection. (via BoingBoing.)

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