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[REUNITED !] Missing pink teddy in BA T5 B lounge

[REUNITED !] Missing pink teddy in BA T5 B lounge

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Old Feb 6, 19, 5:28 am
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Originally Posted by Colnic2011 View Post
A little update:

The tweet I sent out is getting a few comments (I don't know if any of you guys are on it) from people asking BA to help out a bit more.
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The safety video is a few generations ago? Nowadays its all comic relief. Thandie is not picking up any left behind toys...
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Old Feb 6, 19, 5:49 am
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It would not take much effort for them to give the lounge a quick ring and get a little good pr in the process.
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Old Feb 6, 19, 6:28 am
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I've left stuff in T5 Galleries before - I'm forgetful like that. It always gets handed in to LHR lost property. Usually using Missingx works.

Just a heads up: Lost property will charge you a ransom 'admin fee' to get your teddy back. This ransom 'admin fee' seems to have nothing to do with either the amount of admin required nor the size of the object but depends entirely on the staff's perception of said item's resale / replacement value. For example, a smartphone would seem to attract a higher admin fee than a backpack full of clothes or a large jacket.

Make of that what you will. Hopefully they won't charge you 20 to get your daughter's teddy back...

Edit: Try to get a GCH to collect it for you. Apparently they waive the fee for golds. Us mere silvers have to pay.
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Old Feb 6, 19, 7:08 am
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Originally Posted by mickeyjaw View Post
I've left stuff in T5 Galleries before - I'm forgetful like that. It always gets handed in to LHR lost property. Usually using Missingx works.

Just a heads up: Lost property will charge you a ransom 'admin fee' to get your teddy back. This ransom 'admin fee' seems to have nothing to do with either the amount of admin required nor the size of the object but depends entirely on the staff's perception of said item's resale / replacement value. For example, a smartphone would seem to attract a higher admin fee than a backpack full of clothes or a large jacket.

Make of that what you will. Hopefully they won't charge you 20 to get your daughter's teddy back...

Edit: Try to get a GCH to collect it for you. Apparently they waive the fee for golds. Us mere silvers have to pay.
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Bagport make it clear that they do not charge for children’s toys


https://www.bagport.co.uk/services/lost-property/

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Old Feb 6, 19, 7:15 am
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As a one-time collector of Teddy Bears, I have great sympathy for the OP and offspring. However, none of our collection is pink - perish the thought!
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Old Feb 6, 19, 7:37 am
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It's such a shame - I was in T5 this morning (A gates) but had I read this thread, I'd have nipped down to the B lounge just to ask if it had been found... I hope there's a good ending to this
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Old Feb 6, 19, 7:43 am
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Thanks to all so far.
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I have iegistered it as lost on the missingx site. Suspect it's a case of crossing our fingers.
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Old Feb 6, 19, 7:50 am
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I have spoken to The Hug, and they have their paws crossed too.
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Old Feb 6, 19, 10:01 am
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One more thing: If missingx doesn't work automatically then I have an email address for you:

[email protected]
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Old Feb 6, 19, 11:58 am
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So here is a rare opportunity for BA to get some fantastic PR by finding the teddy and have it sent on the next flight to the little girl. Imagine to great publicity for something that might cost them a few quid. And that is before you take into account how amazing for the little girl to get her bear 'special delivery'!
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Old Feb 6, 19, 12:10 pm
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The Bear-Force be with you, Pink One.


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Old Feb 6, 19, 12:37 pm
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Originally Posted by NeedstoFly View Post
Time to be the adult/ parent?
in our household one bear gets his own seat in JAL first class, so retrieving a lost loved bear seems pretty adult. The same bear had his own seat on Concorde on several occasions so out adult that!

Fingers crossed for the OP.
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Old Feb 6, 19, 1:12 pm
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The Bear-Force be with you, Pink One.


Is this Bear-force one?

Still hoping that your little one is reunited
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Old Feb 6, 19, 1:39 pm
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Originally Posted by PAL62V View Post
So here is a rare opportunity for BA to get some fantastic PR by finding the teddy and have it sent on the next flight to the little girl. Imagine to great publicity for something that might cost them a few quid. And that is before you take into account how amazing for the little girl to get her bear 'special delivery'!
Absolutely. Another little guy made for some very positive PR on behalf of Hyatt. The story was all over the news in the states:

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/g...res/index.html

Hopefully this thread's wayward Ursidae has as good a result...
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Old Feb 6, 19, 1:45 pm
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One should never travel without a Bear ... I used to do it all the time!!


One should surely travel with a Bear? I used to!








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