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Nov 17, 04, 5:43 am
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Posted By B Watson

I LOVE this - half of the fun is mixing it...

I LOVE this - half of the fun is mixing it yourself when served, but to me it is one of the treats of the lunar new year

However, I need to agree that most Westerners are idiots when it comes to...
Nov 17, 04, 4:47 am
Replies: 79
Views: 8,763
Posted By B Watson

In the US, comedians Penn and Teller did a very...

In the US, comedians Penn and Teller did a very funny bit for TV a while back exposing environmental and Green Party scams and their nut cases - you might find their show insightfull. I must say,...
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Views: 1,024
Posted By B Watson

CIT CEO basically says that US is toast

In an article in the Singapore Straits times that they seem to have gotten from Reuters Jeff Peek, who I worked with a LONG time ago said that CIT expects 2-3 US majors to survive the next few years...
Nov 15, 04, 1:07 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,431
Posted By B Watson

I am in Japan trying to run my company for a...

I am in Japan trying to run my company for a change - could we please stick on the topic of the thread since I no longer have time to come here and edit things twice a day

B Watson
Frustrated...
Nov 14, 04, 2:53 am
Replies: 37
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Posted By B Watson

Please do not discuss users but rather focus on...

Please do not discuss users but rather focus on the topic
Nov 12, 04, 4:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By B Watson

Three thoughts 1) low yields is why AMS-EWR...

Three thoughts

1) low yields is why AMS-EWR died in favor of the new SIN-EWR service

2) The market obviously supports the 2.300 - SQ is very savvy at finding price points

3) 2.300...
Nov 12, 04, 4:00 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,431
Posted By B Watson

Lets please make this about the thread topic and...

Lets please make this about the thread topic and not suspicions about the return of an old fan

B Watson
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Replies: 46
Views: 3,820
Posted By B Watson

Yet another post on this old fav topic that shows...

Yet another post on this old fav topic that shows a complete lack of understanding of the pricing principals of frac ownership - of course we do seem to get one of these about every 3 weeks!
Replies: 46
Views: 3,820
Posted By B Watson

I could not agree more - FT has morphed into both...

I could not agree more - FT has morphed into both a miles and fare based board (how do we game the system, etc.) and an information sharing board. I would say that 80% of the posts on SQ and CX...
Nov 12, 04, 2:59 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

I TOTALLY agree - without weighting their system...

I TOTALLY agree - without weighting their system means nothing - they say that having branded toiletries has the same value as a flat suite!
Nov 12, 04, 1:30 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

BA was already in next to last place based on the...

BA was already in next to last place based on the Forbes criteria - they scored upper middle of the pack on my subjective items, but it was not enough to get them higher since the Forbes list had...
Nov 12, 04, 1:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By B Watson

This is the answer to the question - It is...

This is the answer to the question -

It is that simple - it is within the rules - it is not a game - it has no risk, etc.

Since the question is now answered, I am going to close this thread...
Nov 12, 04, 3:33 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

Frankly I was kind of surprised myself since I...

Frankly I was kind of surprised myself since I like MH - but I played it straight with the scoring
Nov 12, 04, 3:31 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

no actually - I had a rational period in my life...

no actually - I had a rational period in my life when I did not fly more than 200K per year ^ ^
Nov 11, 04, 8:45 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,129
Posted By B Watson

For the proper check-in and escort through...

For the proper check-in and escort through immigration, F is the call
Nov 11, 04, 6:33 pm
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Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

Very interesting - however, filled with errors....

Very interesting - however, filled with errors. Plus, this fails to take into account such items as ground handling, lounges, food/wine and service quality which all feed into the equation.

I...
Nov 11, 04, 4:37 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

I am sorry to say, you might need to see if you...

I am sorry to say, you might need to see if you can get a new mind with miles :D

Seriously, I have NEVER heard of anything like this
Nov 11, 04, 4:36 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

I keep thinking I should be on MandM, but when I...

I keep thinking I should be on MandM, but when I do cash miles it seems to be on UA for MRS B W to put to NRT or LHR to see me for the weekend - It seems that this would be more complicated if the...
Nov 11, 04, 4:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

Down from last year in my case and I dont think...

Down from last year in my case and I dont think it makes me the top on FT, at least not last year

My all time record was back in the early 80's as a kid banker I got up to 1M BIS doing NYC-NRT...
Nov 11, 04, 3:40 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

Thanks - it was a hard fought deal :)

Thanks - it was a hard fought deal :)
Nov 11, 04, 3:36 am
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Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

I think I travel for a living!!! :D I am on...

I think I travel for a living!!! :D

I am on an RTW about 4 times per qtr and then I sprinkle in the occasional ORD-LHR rt or ORD-NRT/ORD-HKG rt
Nov 11, 04, 3:20 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

NP John - I will ring later in the week - FYI -...

NP John - I will ring later in the week - FYI - we FINALLY took the one month sabatical!!!!!
Nov 10, 04, 10:53 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

You made me think about adding it up a bit ...

You made me think about adding it up a bit

This year in BIS looks more or less like - and part of this is guessing since you really can slice and dice the data that well on united.com and I don't...
Nov 10, 04, 10:09 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

That is my basic take - I think the only real...

That is my basic take - I think the only real value for me would be during irregular operations.
Nov 10, 04, 10:07 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,898
Posted By B Watson

I think this may be the issue - all of my tickets...

I think this may be the issue - all of my tickets are on SQ or NH stock
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