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Kindness of strangers at BOS last night

Kindness of strangers at BOS last night

Old Jan 2, 18, 11:50 am
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Kindness of strangers at BOS last night

Last night, my brother and his wife were dealing with two sleeping kids (ages 2 and 6 months) at BOS while waiting for a flight that had taken a 3 hour delay. A random passenger saw them, told them that they probably needed to use the Delta lounge more than he did and gave them two passes to the SkyClub.

Thank you to whoever you are. It's the type of thing that a FTer would do and, if it was you, please PM me so that I can say thank you personally.

Faith in humanity restored on the first day of the year.

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Old Jan 2, 18, 12:18 pm
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This reminds me of a post on FT I read over a decade ago, posted by a man from his POV. He entered an airline club and saw an attractive lady at the entrance desk being denied access. He then proceed to tell the lounge dragon that she was his guest and got her into the lounge. After posting this story, he was upbraided by other posters for , i guess chauvinism or something. Will see if I can find the original post ...
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Old Jan 2, 18, 12:22 pm
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I didn't realize that there were paper (or the equivalent) club passes for Delta Skyclubs...
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Old Jan 2, 18, 12:40 pm
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That's a lovely story! Thank you for sharing. :-) It's good to be reminded that there is still kindness in the world.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by iflyalexair View Post
I didn't realize that there were paper (or the equivalent) club passes for Delta Skyclubs...
You can still get Single Visit paper passes via the SkyBonus program. You can find old "Day Passes" for sale on Ebay, but I'd be more than a little suspect about these as DL has not sold them in several years.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 1:30 pm
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I was wondering about whether DL still sold day passes through GroupOn and whether there would be some old ones out there that hadn't yet expired.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 1:31 pm
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About 10 years ago, I saw someone pay for a total stranger's ticket at the DL counter after hearing about his death in the family and could not afford the full fare to attend the funeral.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 1:36 pm
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Americans are the most generous people in the world.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 1:44 pm
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so nice!!!
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Old Jan 2, 18, 1:46 pm
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Originally Posted by skchin View Post
About 10 years ago, I saw someone pay for a total stranger's ticket at the DL counter after hearing about his death in the family and could not afford the full fare to attend the funeral.
I feel like there was something similar, with a video or at least a pic on FaceBook/YouTube in the past year.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 4:11 pm
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Originally Posted by ijgordon View Post
I feel like there was something similar, with a video or at least a pic on FaceBook/YouTube in the past year.
When I hear such stories, my first thought is to wonder whether it's a scam. [This is NOT a comment about the OP's case, but about the ploy to get a stranger to buy a plane ticket for someone else in an "emergency."]
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Old Jan 2, 18, 7:44 pm
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Originally Posted by wxman22 View Post
Americans are the most generous people in the world.
And you evidence of this is...? I would accept among, but certainly not the most
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Old Jan 2, 18, 8:16 pm
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
I was wondering about whether DL still sold day passes through GroupOn and whether there would be some old ones out there that hadn't yet expired.
I still have one of the Groupon ones I keep with me incase. It has NO expiration date. I used 1 last year with no problem
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Old Jan 2, 18, 8:24 pm
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Originally Posted by BRITINJAPAN3 View Post
And you evidence of this is...? I would accept among, but certainly not the most
America #1 brah. The Kool-Aid...

Anyhow, lovely gesture I agree. Stunned as well paper coupons still exist.
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Old Jan 2, 18, 9:22 pm
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
When I hear such stories, my first thought is to wonder whether it's a scam. [This is NOT a comment about the OP's case, but about the ploy to get a stranger to buy a plane ticket for someone else in an "emergency."]
Well that's pretty cynical of you.
I'd imagine that the odds of success are sufficiently low to make it one of the more unproductive scams out there.
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