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OMAT holding a kickstarter to fund his travel

Old May 7, 14, 4:54 pm
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OMAT holding a kickstarter to fund his travel

http://boardingarea.com/onemileatati...ticket-really/

I don't know, this comes of as really tacky to me. Asking your readers to pay for your travel and experiences. Knowing how affiliates work, the blog should clear enough money to do this on their own (it has reviewed Aman properties before)...

Anyone else's thoughts?
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Old May 7, 14, 5:16 pm
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Originally Posted by freeloader View Post
http://boardingarea.com/onemileatati...ticket-really/

I don't know, this comes of as really tacky to me. Asking your readers to pay for your travel and experiences. Knowing how affiliates work, the blog should clear enough money to do this on their own (it has reviewed Aman properties before)...

Anyone else's thoughts?
Thanks for spreading this on FT! Love it. Just sent money to help!
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Old May 7, 14, 5:17 pm
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Kudos to Ben! Hope he gets it.
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Old May 7, 14, 5:20 pm
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Best of luck Ben. And thanks for all your help with the Chicago Seminars every year.
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Old May 7, 14, 5:23 pm
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Originally Posted by stinger101 View Post
Kudos to Ben! Hope he gets it.
Not if - when - I bet he get's the 25k by this time tomorrow!
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By the looks of this thread, maybe Ben should have just asked other bloggers (or former bloggers) to buy his ticket! Eh, I wouldn't mind going to dinner and having DP and FTG fight over who is going to pick up the check......
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Old May 7, 14, 5:31 pm
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Sad .
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Sad .
Doesn't even begin to cover it.
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Old May 7, 14, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by Delta Points View Post
Thanks for spreading this on FT! Love it. Just sent money to help!
Do you honestly think that giving $25k to the UAE govt is a good use of money? Considering that some of it is your money now?
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Very sad. Sadder that many think this is fine.
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Old May 7, 14, 5:56 pm
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Not sure why he didn't contact their PR department to try and get it as a sponsored trip. Given his rep for reviewing this type of product I would've thought it'd be an easy sell.
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Old May 7, 14, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by freeloader View Post
Do you honestly think that giving $25k to the UAE govt is a good use of money? Considering that some of it is your money now?
You understand your post will add tons of cash to his run. There is no bad press. Worst case, he gets cash from pageveiws. Thanks again for great post!
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Old May 7, 14, 6:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Delta Points View Post
You understand your post will add tons of cash to his run. There is no bad press. Worst case, he gets cash from pageveiws. Thanks again for great post!
LOL. I was interested in the discussion about it, that's why I posted it. To me it comes off as tacky, but to each their own. And I would never donate money to the UAE.

Now if you want to answer the question I asked without your condescending reply you can, or you can ignore my question. But you don't have to be snarky. Or don't good FT manners apply to you?
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Old May 7, 14, 7:02 pm
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Originally Posted by freeloader View Post
Wow, you are really getting off topic, and personal. Feel free to show me any of the posts of mine (let alone the 99%) that had personal attacks. I don't appreciate your slander, and I didn't appreciate your condescension in your previous post to me.
At 9:02PM ET -
144
Backers
$5,560
pledged of $25,000 goal
23
days to go

My guess, will be at 10k by midnight!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...had-residences
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Old May 7, 14, 7:17 pm
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runs ~$21K, and hes not putting any money in?

also, what if he got it funded then got a discount/freebie from EY?
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