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Jan 21, 16, 11:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 22,168
Posted By UrbanDweller

I don't see any comments by "self-righteous...

I don't see any comments by "self-righteous moralists", but I do see that you are quick to discount non-drug solutions. I'm sure the pharmaceutical companies love your post.

Drugs have side...
Jan 19, 16, 11:07 am
Replies: 33
Views: 22,168
Posted By UrbanDweller

Good idea. Maybe something with a large amount of...

Good idea. Maybe something with a large amount of sugar. :) After the initial buzz, the subsequent insulin release will be sleep-inducing.
Jan 19, 16, 11:04 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,145
Posted By UrbanDweller

Tumi sale on Nordstrom Rack/Haute Look site

I just bought something on the Nordstrom Rack web site and noticed as I was logging off that they are having a special Tumi sale for the next couple of days. If you don't have a Rack ID you'll have...
Jan 18, 16, 4:53 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 22,168
Posted By UrbanDweller

+1000 to your non-drug suggestions. I don't get...

+1000 to your non-drug suggestions. I don't get nervous on flights but I've found crossword puzzles to be an amazing way to pass the time. I can't believe how much shorter international flights...
Jan 18, 16, 4:51 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 17,529
Posted By UrbanDweller

I don't like the regular white foam earplugs. ...

I don't like the regular white foam earplugs. The foam of the Deci 4200 plugs is super fine and rubbery. It has a smooth surface and the end that goes into your ear is curved. The don't make any...
Jan 18, 16, 4:47 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 28,467
Posted By UrbanDweller

Chad, it looks like you had wood floors in your...

Chad, it looks like you had wood floors in your suite. That's nice! I was in a non-suite room (Excelsior) and it had carpeting. Maybe all of the suites have wood floors? I still think about this...
Jan 15, 16, 9:39 pm
Replies: 3,629
Views: 90,278
Posted By UrbanDweller

I hope you get your F seats, Shanye2233!

I hope you get your F seats, Shanye2233!
Jan 14, 16, 11:36 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 9,555
Posted By UrbanDweller

Regarding comments that the hotel has not moved...

Regarding comments that the hotel has not moved ... of course, the hotel has not moved, but the neighborhood has changed quite drastically in the past decade.
Jan 14, 16, 11:27 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 17,529
Posted By UrbanDweller

Deci 4200 earplugs are superb. Industrial...

Deci 4200 earplugs are superb. Industrial quality. They are orange with a curved end. The ones I bought a few years ago have a 31dB noise reduction rating, but it looks like the newer version might...
Jan 14, 16, 11:04 pm
Replies: 4,166
Views: 921,195
Posted By UrbanDweller

I don't begrudge Ben for pushing credit cards....

I don't begrudge Ben for pushing credit cards. How else can he sustain his 24x365 travel lifestyle? He needs to pay for tickets and hotels on occasion. I find his point of view and full-time travel...
Jan 14, 16, 10:23 pm
Replies: 3,629
Views: 90,278
Posted By UrbanDweller

First Class? Was it available in the Guest First...

First Class? Was it available in the Guest First column? Is it still available?

Unrelated ... I don't make international calls very frequently, and the first time I called AA Australia to change...
Jan 12, 16, 5:52 pm
Replies: 3,629
Views: 90,278
Posted By UrbanDweller

zubar, sorry I can't offer any suggestions but do...

zubar, sorry I can't offer any suggestions but do want to note that even though my AA status is still "on request" for my date-changed itinerary, Etihad's web site is showing my EY flights as...
Dec 30, 15, 10:27 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,783
Posted By UrbanDweller

Doesn't anyone else think the hotel should save...

Doesn't anyone else think the hotel should save some suites for Platinums? I'm not Platinum but I think that. OP had a reservation already, was already Platinum, would be likely to use an upgrade....
Dec 30, 15, 10:24 am
Replies: 1,105
Views: 216,267
Posted By UrbanDweller

Hey edy4eva and seychellesbound, I actually took...

Hey edy4eva and seychellesbound, I actually took the time to review your comments. Technically edy4eva was the first to note that Australia reps could see the award space, but seychellesbound was the...
Dec 30, 15, 10:08 am
Replies: 1,105
Views: 216,267
Posted By UrbanDweller

That would cause me a slight amount of panic! (I...

That would cause me a slight amount of panic! (I think my heart rate increased just reading your comment!) Also, it seems incredibly irresponsible on AA's part to just automatically downgrade you...
Dec 28, 15, 6:12 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,783
Posted By UrbanDweller

I agree. Suite Night Awards may be used only on...

I agree. Suite Night Awards may be used only on SPG Starpoint eligible room rates as well as SPG Free Night Awards and Cash & Points Awards.

I personally think it was a bad decision on the...
Dec 28, 15, 5:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 12,677
Posted By UrbanDweller

I'm a huge fan of the Blondo Valente (Viviane is...

I'm a huge fan of the Blondo Valente (Viviane is the wide calf version). I have been buying and wearing these boots for several years. I have used them for several of my European trips. They are...
Dec 28, 15, 5:35 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 9,555
Posted By UrbanDweller

I think the location of the Mandarin Oriental is...

I think the location of the Mandarin Oriental is not nearly as good as it used to be. If you are overlooking the park then it might be worth it, otherwise there are better choices.
Dec 28, 15, 5:33 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 22,758
Posted By UrbanDweller

Trump or Langham. Both top-notch hotels, great...

Trump or Langham. Both top-notch hotels, great location, and great views from many of the rooms. Some of the views from the Trump rooms are amazing. Trump has an advantage because of the...
Dec 28, 15, 5:24 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,869
Posted By UrbanDweller

The Gallia is so stunning it's well worth a...

The Gallia is so stunning it's well worth a visit, especially if you can upgrade to a suite, and also if you have a little bit of extra time to spend in some of the gorgeous public areas.

We were...
Dec 28, 15, 4:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By UrbanDweller

daniellam, are you complaining about someone...

daniellam, are you complaining about someone bringing food into the lounge? Or are you complaining about fat Americans bringing Burger King food into the lounge?

The guy doesn't care what you...
Dec 19, 15, 12:30 am
Replies: 136
Views: 28,467
Posted By UrbanDweller

Regarding AC ... we were at the Gallia in the...

Regarding AC ... we were at the Gallia in the first week of March, we both like cold weather and cool rooms and found the AC a bit insufficient though not unusual for Europe. Perhaps it wasn't fully...
Dec 18, 15, 11:43 pm
Replies: 1,105
Views: 216,267
Posted By UrbanDweller

I just experienced the problem of US AA reps not...

I just experienced the problem of US AA reps not being able to see Etihad award space. I have an existing award itinerary which includes two Etihad flights in F. I wanted to move one to the following...
Nov 4, 15, 1:14 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 66,416
Posted By UrbanDweller

I think they are temporarily disallowing British...

I think they are temporarily disallowing British aircraft into Sharm el-Sheik, but are allowing them to depart. Something spooked them, that's for sure! Hopefully it's hard evidence and not...
Nov 4, 15, 1:08 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 66,416
Posted By UrbanDweller

The heat-detecting satellite detected a flash of...

The heat-detecting satellite detected a flash of heat. If there had been an explosion and the plane were burning while breaking apart (as alleged by the Egyptian doctor who says 1 out of 5 bodies...
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