You Know Who You Are!! :) [Moving from #2 to #13 on upgrade list]

 
Old Nov 13, 12, 10:21 pm
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You Know Who You Are!! :) [Moving from #2 to #13 on upgrade list]

So.... I checked in at the counter in Tulsa over the weekend on my way back to NYC. FC for TUL to DFW. (Happy, but effectively about 45 minutes from lift-off to wheels down)

When asked if I was on the upgrade list for DFW to EWR (about 3 hrs.), I was told that I was, and that I was second on the list, with six seats open. Arrived in Dallas, two hour layover. I headed to the gate with an hour to go, and found that I was 13th (!) on the upgrade list. I mean, c'mon!! Apparently oversold on the DFW-EWR leg. Asking for VDB for $300.

Final result- #1 on the upgrade list and sitting in my Y seat with a full plane. Not the way that I would have liked to end my weekend away!

I can't wait for EXP at the end of the month!!
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Old Nov 13, 12, 10:22 pm
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Tulsa?????
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Old Nov 13, 12, 10:54 pm
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I don't understand the point of this thread. Missed upgrade?
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Old Nov 13, 12, 11:08 pm
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I don't understand the point of this thread. Missed upgrade?
Yup! Where did the four EXPs come from!!
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Old Nov 13, 12, 11:19 pm
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Yup! Where did the four EXPs come from!!
No idea. But they were probably headed to EWR.
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Old Nov 13, 12, 11:22 pm
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Cool

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No idea. But they were probably headed to EWR.
Or at least out of Texas.
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Old Nov 14, 12, 12:21 am
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Or at least out of Texas.
Isn't that where the wise EXPs go?
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Old Nov 14, 12, 6:50 am
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Originally Posted by handspring088 View Post
Yup! Where did the four EXPs come from!!
They came from UACO silly!
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Old Nov 14, 12, 7:47 am
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Maybe they hadn't checked in yet? Once they checked in they trumped you by having been ticketed before you and or being ExPlat?
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Old Nov 14, 12, 7:58 am
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Tulsa?????
There are actually people that are not from Tulsa that fly to Tulsa!
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Old Nov 14, 12, 8:54 am
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Originally Posted by thomdis View Post
I don't understand the point of this thread. Missed upgrade?
Originally Posted by handspring088 View Post
Yup! Where did the four EXPs come from!!
A simple search using "missed upgrade" as search terms revealed this thread:

Question on missed upgrade

where an EXP had a similar experience and asked the same question in post #1. It was answered in post #2.

As a reminder, the Flyertalk rules and guidelines state:
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Thanks for helping us keep the AA forum organized so that we all can easily find the information we are seeking.
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Old Nov 14, 12, 9:23 am
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Old Nov 14, 12, 2:54 pm
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There are actually people that are not from Tulsa that fly to Tulsa!
Yup. Big Oil and Gas trade here, some aviation + an AA maintenance base.
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Old Nov 14, 12, 3:27 pm
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Smile

Mods- just close this thread. It was meant to be tongue in cheek, hence the of the title. No need to remind me of the forum rules, as I was not really asking how I ended up so far down the list. C'est la vie- sometimes we intend something that does not translate well on the web......

And yes, Tulsa. There are things going on there, and we who do not live there still travel to such places.
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Old Nov 14, 12, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by handspring088 View Post
Mods- just close this thread. It was meant to be tongue in cheek, hence the of the title. No need to remind me of the forum rules, as I was not really asking how I ended up so far down the list. C'est la vie- sometimes we intend something that does not translate well on the web......
FWIW, that's how I took it...but you have a tough audience here.
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