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Old Dec 18, 07, 3:26 am   #1
 
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It is official: 1 Million Points.....

In 2007. 1,012,102 to be exact. 107 nights in total for a 9285 p/night avg.

This would not have been possible without the Q4 Triple / Quad / 2K Visa bonanza. Half my points came in this time frame.

Using the point windfall I snagged 12 $250 Hotel Anywhere Cards. My first trip in '08 the first $3000 in Hotel Expenses will be a cash back bonus. Using the Best Buy cards I snagged the Big Screen I never could justify (but will never be home enough to enjoy).

Thank you ICH for making this a very special year. As I say to all of my colleagues: "Look, if you are going to do this type of travel you sure should chase the points!". It can be a lucrative hobby.

Merry Christmas to all those on the board!
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Old Dec 18, 07, 4:46 am   #2
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Old Dec 18, 07, 5:29 am   #3
 
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Sweet!
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Old Dec 18, 07, 6:40 am   #4
 
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Congrats
I wonder if something similar was possible with other loyalty programs..
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Old Dec 18, 07, 8:08 am   #5
 
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This accomplishment seriously gets a standing, slow clap from me. Well done. I wish I had found out about FlyerTalk before May. Maybe I could have finished with more than the 200,000 I got this year. Again, well done.
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Old Dec 18, 07, 1:30 pm   #6
 
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Something to aspire to indeed
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Old Dec 18, 07, 2:10 pm   #7
 
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Well done. I hope we have more of your input into FT IC thread in the future as your posts have been good, esp the one where you say your going earn 700k this year. I hope you dont do the finicial forecasts for your company ;-)
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Old Dec 18, 07, 2:22 pm   #8
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WOW, very impressive! Congrats!
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Old Dec 18, 07, 3:49 pm   #9
 
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Makes my third of a million look paltry !

Well done.

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Old Dec 18, 07, 6:53 pm   #10
 
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WOW that's crazy
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Old Dec 18, 07, 11:02 pm   #11
 
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An impressive sum. Well done!
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Old Dec 19, 07, 12:02 pm   #12
 
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Well done. I hope we have more of your input into FT IC thread in the future as your posts have been good, esp the one where you say your going earn 700k this year. I hope you dont do the finicial forecasts for your company ;-)
Who could have forecasted the Triple Point Bonanza? And then they let you buy Any Hotel Cards at half price!

But, the qoute of the year (which I have repeated to my co-workers) come from the Radioman: "Everytime I order a Diet Coke I enjoy knowing I am making 66 points!".
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Old Dec 19, 07, 12:44 pm   #13
 
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Impressive!

And now someone at PC will be able to figure out who bom_noite is
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Old Dec 19, 07, 1:45 pm   #14
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Congratulations - a million hotel points in a year is much, much harder than a million frequent flyer points from flying alone.
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Old Dec 19, 07, 6:23 pm   #15
 
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That's fantastic. I remember the year I did 106 nights by July 1. I still only ended up with 300K that year. I'll have to watch closer.
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