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Annual depression is here - Tier point reset

Annual depression is here - Tier point reset

Old Aug 9, 13, 12:15 am
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: Stockholm
Programs: BAEC Silver
Posts: 79
Annual depression is here - Tier point reset

"From Hero to Zero"

Anybody else get down about this annual event?

Have a 380 TPer till Dominican in a couple weeks to ease the pain
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Old Aug 9, 13, 12:45 am
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: England & Asia
Programs: BA Gold, SPG Plat - Ambassador Managed, VS Gold, Krisflyer Silver, Hilton HHonors Diamond
Posts: 118
I feel your pain !
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Old Aug 9, 13, 12:56 am
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Moscow / Aylesbury / Leeds
Programs: BA-GGL, SU-G Agean, G,, Hhonours D, Starwood G, IHG G,
Posts: 1,531
yep.. Know it well. am now 60 days into new year and still at 0TP

Suspect I will only make G again really late in the year and may even time holiday to make so
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Old Aug 9, 13, 2:42 am
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: UK
Programs: BA GGL (but soon to lose the GL :-(), IHG Spire Amb, Hilton Dmnd (and pleb/pleb-plus in 1001 others)
Posts: 771
I share your pain. I experienced this for the first time on 8th June

On the positive side, I'm back up to 400TP now, and should be on 760 by the end of the month
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Old Aug 9, 13, 2:49 am
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 235
Also feel your pain. Had my 640 points reset last month, didn't get to Silver as still needed 2 flights, a recent Cathay Pacific flight had given me the points but not the flights. Oh well, still got bronze!!
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:32 am
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: MAN/BHX
Programs: ABBA
Posts: 6,027
Time of joy. I was on 3250, so my next flight would have been wasted points (like my last one)
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:39 am
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 35
BA should leave our Tier points as they are and just lift the targets - that way we still have the same challenge, but at least we feel we are somewhere on the journey.
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:42 am
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: in a cabin
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Yeah, I get that also. I was panicking and planning TP runs as I thought my year would be slow, but six months in and I will renew Gold this weekend. GGL time hopefully by end member year.
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:49 am
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: MAN
Programs: BA Bronze; HHonors Diamond; Amex Platinum
Posts: 260
I've just had this. I managed to get so very close to Silver again after dropping down to Bronze for the last 12 months. Unfortunately, I just couldn't find the time needed to do a TP run.

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Old Aug 9, 13, 4:26 am
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: LGW
Programs: BAEC Silver
Posts: 762
I flew up to edi last week and back for the last 10 points i needed for silver. First year of being anything other than blue.

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Old Aug 9, 13, 4:45 am
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: BHX
Programs: BA GGL CCR GfL, SQ Gold, Hyatt Glob, HH Diamond, Marriott Plat, Cafe Nero Loyalty Card (7 Stamps)
Posts: 7,224
This doesn't bother me at all? The huge number of Avios next to it is the only one I'm really that bothered about. I know for a fact I'll retain Silver (probably Gold) in any given year, so just get on with it!
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Old Aug 9, 13, 4:51 am
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: London, UK
Programs: BA gold, *A gold, SPG silver, HHonors gold
Posts: 1,438
Monthly depression, surely. Happens twelve times a year (with attendant, repetitive FT threads) /grump
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Old Aug 9, 13, 4:59 am
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Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: UK/Las Vegas
Programs: BA Gold (GGL/CCR)
Posts: 15,611
It was a surprise this morning when I logged in to book a flight, for the last 5 months I've seen "You have earned all the Gold Guest List Benefits available". This morning my 5 figure TP balance is now "0" and now it says "To retain Gold Guest List membership you need: 3000 Tier Points".

Let the fun begin again!

I start my next trip on Monday, that will get me to Gold within 15 days of reset!
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Old Aug 9, 13, 5:05 am
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Location: A metal nomad
Programs: Mucci des Delices Exotiques,Order of the Platinum Hairbrush,Her Royal Diamond
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I feel your pain, really hate that.

Maybe I can bargain with BA, they can take my 2 kids, they are potty trained and fully paid for and they can just keep my TP #s.
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Old Aug 9, 13, 5:16 am
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Provincie Antwerpen, Vlaanderen, Belgi
Programs: MUCCI Gold
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I'm in that pointless phase where I've comfortably renewed silver but am too far away from gold to stand much chance of hitting it before the dreaded reset.
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