A: I hate to fly. B: Because of all the security? A: No, because it hurts my ears. B: What do you mean? A: Every time we land or take off, my ears hurt so much. B: That's just the altitude change, I think. A: Whatever it is, it hurts. B: Can't you take medicine or something for it? A: I've tried everything, but nothing works. B: Have you tried earplugs? A: They don't work, either. B: Well, be glad you're not a pilot.