Buzz·Posted on 25 Nov 201618 Secrets Flight Attendants Would Never Tell YouNothing is really ever clean.by Jemima SkelleyBuzzFeed Staff, AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. It varies by airline, but most flight attendants get free, or heavily discounted, domestic and international flights. Universal 2. They're all trained in dealing with medical emergencies, conflict resolution, and self-defence. Universal 3. Flight attendants nearly always know when two people go into the bathroom together. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Hardee's Just don't take too long, please. 4. And you should know there are little latches under the toilet doors so that they can be opened from the outside. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox 5. But guys...maybe wait 'til you get home. Those toilets are filthy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com People have been known to shit in the sinks. 6. The drinking water on the plane is technically clean...but maybe BYO water and avoid the coffee and tea. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC The tanks aren't cleaned all that regularly. 7. Also probably don't lick your tray table because that isn't cleaned very often either. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures 8. There's a lot of sex and dating that goes on between flight attendants and pilots. DreamWorks Pictures 9. When staying in a different city overnight, attendants' hotel rooms are paid for by the airline. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal 10. If you're not a morning person, or don't like early starts, being a flight attendant probably isn't the best job for you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com 11. If you're scared of turbulence, try to sit in the front of the plane. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Miramax Films Or at least over the wing. It's always worse at the back of the plane. 12. Flight attendants always know who the air marshall is. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal 13. Tipping isn't necessary on planes, but you never know, it might get you a free drink. ;) Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com 14. Because the pay really is not great. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC 15. And they only get paid when the aircraft doors have closed. So if the plane is grounded for two hours before take-off, but the doors aren't closed, they don't get paid. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC At least, that's the policy for most airlines. 16. Most airlines don't provide meals for the attendants – they have to bring their own lunch. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Snacks are fair game though, if there are any left over. 17. Planes that fly long-haul flights often have a hidden area for flight attendants to sleep in. Boeing It's usually above first class, behind the cockpit. 18. Also, please be nice. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central It's just common courtesy. But also, flight attendants have the power to seat you next to a baby. This information was compiled from these Reddit threads.