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Old Mar 5, 13, 1:50 pm
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Originally Posted by B7e7US View Post
It seems that I'm the only one using it on my next KLM flights.
This has been my consistent experience as well.

I always put "Ik heb zweetvoeten" (I have smelly feet) in the notes section, but so far this has never stopped the seat next to me from being occupied.
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Old Mar 6, 13, 12:26 am
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Same experience here.
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Old Aug 24, 16, 3:42 am
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3 years later and yes... I am the only one using it also - it seems.
a fault with my settings? - Or have they disabled it????

IIRC when it first started there was a smattering of users on my seatmap
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Old Aug 24, 16, 9:33 am
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I think its safe to conclude that this was just a gimmick which did not become a success.
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Old Apr 12, 18, 3:32 am
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Does anyone know if this is still a thing? The webpage is still there: https://www.klm.com/travel/gb_en/pre...t_and_seat.htm and when asked on twitter they say it's still alive...

I suppose it was a dummy answer from a bot which just relayed the info from the website.
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Old Apr 12, 18, 5:29 am
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It seems to exist, but I haven't seen a single icon in all my flights with KLM... so either nobody else ever uses it, or it doesn't actually work.
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Old Apr 12, 18, 8:16 am
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I used it as well with my linkedin profile without any affect except for once. I met another FF plat. but before we could get comfortable talking, we were sent back to our seats otherwise we would be 'conspiring'. Another one of those American viruses caught.
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Old Apr 12, 18, 3:44 pm
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Hi ManMan. did you meet some people on flights when the program began though? the reason I ask is because I'm a journalist writing about the program and I am looking for people's stories about it.
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Old Apr 13, 18, 4:23 am
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I wouldn't use it, mainly because I dislike sitting next to anyone........especially if Mrs. Tezzer is travelling with me.
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Old Apr 16, 18, 5:11 pm
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Could be a decent April Fool's joke for 2019 if KLM re-posts the old press release.
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Old Apr 17, 18, 3:46 am
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Originally Posted by Mirk View Post
Does anyone know if this is still a thing? The webpage is still there: https://www.klm.com/travel/gb_en/pre...t_and_seat.htm and when asked on twitter they say it's still alive...

I suppose it was a dummy answer from a bot which just relayed the info from the website.
Well Facebook is dead anyway.
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