Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:52 am
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The original forum lounge thread started by accident but quickly became a popular place to come and discuss off topic things such as hockey, new movies, or almost anything that wouldn't fit into existing AC forum threads. Air Canada or Aeroplan topics such as flight feedback, in-flight services issues, status or mileage earning/redemption are all topics that should go into existing AC forum threads so others can benefit from this information. Topics about hotels or airlines and/or their loyalty programs, destinations, in-flight travel tech. or anything best discussed elsewhere on FT may be relocated to that forum as this thread isn't meant to import travel topics to this forum.

While the conversation is more relaxed as it would be in a lounge, that doesn't mean that the FT rules don't apply here (they definitely do), please refrain from controversial topics such as politics or religion, avoid profanities and treat other lounge patrons with the same respect you expect.

For those interested, previous versions are the original 2004 - 2014 thread,2015 edition, 2016 edition , 2017 edition, 2018 edition, 2019 edition, 2020 edition, 2021 edition, and 2022 edition.

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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:00 am
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The Forum Lounge Thread (2023)

Greetings all from Taipei, Taiwan! (a favorite place that looked all but impossible to visit as 2021 & 2022 began).

The fireworks nearby reminded me it was time to post the new thread and lock that old 2022 one!

Reminder that most of us have a few short hours to do important stuff like:

- make a new year's resolution,
- check in for our first flights of 2023
​​​​​​- screenshot any yearly status from any programs before they are zeroed out


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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:07 am
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Congrats on snagging the 2023 thread
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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:12 am
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Originally Posted by expert7700
Greetings all from Taipei, Taiwan!

The fireworks nearby reminded me it was time to post the new thread and lock that old 2022 one!
Damn, you beat me by an hour. Too many of us in Asia this year.
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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:15 am
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I still live in 2022. Shall I post here or the 2022 thread :?
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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by recreationaltimetraveller
Damn, you beat me by an hour. Too many of us in Asia this year.
I'm telling you, one year I'm going to Kiribati!

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I still live in 2022. Shall I post here or the 2022 thread :?
The forum lounge thread is like the Highlander - there can only be one.
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Old Dec 31, 2022, 9:32 am
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I left Vancouver about 10 days ago to escape the uncharacteristic (but more and more common) snowing winter for the sunny Southern California, only to find almost every day I spent there was more or less a raining/pouring/drizzling one.

It just appears I have bought some of the incessant Vancouver winter rain wherever I go.

And now stuck in an atmospheric river in the middle of California Central Valley to cap off my 2022.
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In BKK Feb 2 - Feb 7. I heard a rumour that there might be a do! I'll be in Hanoi for a few days before that.
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I am leaving REP no earlier than the evening of Jan 29 and leaving BKK on AC the morning of the 31st so BKK would be convenient on the 30th.
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Happy new year! Safe & memorable travels in the year ahead.

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What a crazy game at the World Juniors! I thought for sure this was going to be one of those nights where we dominated but lost to a hot goalie. But Connor Bedard is a one-man wrecking crew!
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What a crazy game at the World Juniors! I thought for sure this was going to be one of those nights where we dominated but lost to a hot goalie. But Connor Bedard is a one-man wrecking crew!
Agreed! What a stunning goal to end with.
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I'll post a video of "Heave Away" from tonight's game. It was LOUD!

1 game to go!!
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Old Jan 4, 2023, 8:57 pm
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I'll post a video of "Heave Away" from tonight's game. It was LOUD!

1 game to go!!
Very jealous of you
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Old Jan 4, 2023, 9:08 pm
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Originally Posted by Yhztraveller
I'll post a video of "Heave Away" from tonight's game. It was LOUD!

1 game to go!!
If I knew how to share the video....
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If I knew how to share the video....
Put it on YouTube and post the link here?
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