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Sep 3, 11, 1:37 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,294
Posted By darwin76

I'm pretty sure the TSOs are able to find the...

I'm pretty sure the TSOs are able to find the snakes in the pants of roughly 50% of pax.
Forum: Travel News
Sep 3, 11, 12:31 am
Replies: 151
Views: 18,427
Posted By darwin76

Why should anybody have the right to impose on a...

Why should anybody have the right to impose on a ticket somebody else paid good money for?

This notion of one parent forcing the rest of the flight to tolerate an ankle biter is nonsense.

The...
Sep 2, 11, 11:24 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 9,568
Posted By darwin76

Give it a rest. I've never seen a service animal...

Give it a rest. I've never seen a service animal cause a problem on a plane. If there were any allergies, they can be resolved quietly and privately.

Half the flights I take are disrupted by loud,...
Sep 2, 11, 11:09 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 23,238
Posted By darwin76

TSOs get hired as long as they can maintain a...

TSOs get hired as long as they can maintain a body temperature somewhere in the 90's. Why would anyone expect them to know the allowable bag sizes for every class on every aircraft on every airline...
Sep 2, 11, 10:56 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 34,779
Posted By darwin76

Bingo. Nothing more than the TSA's version...

Bingo.

Nothing more than the TSA's version of Milgram asking his participants to "complete the experiment."
Sep 2, 11, 10:53 pm
Replies: 540
Views: 87,843
Posted By darwin76

We have no rights. We have a small list of...

We have no rights. We have a small list of temporary privileges. Those in power are going to do what they think they can get away with without regard for some abstract, academic idea of a right. An...
Sep 2, 11, 10:36 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,919
Posted By darwin76

I'd be more surprised if every transportation...

I'd be more surprised if every transportation security officer nationwide at all times had never used slang in front of the pax, oh wait, I mean passengers. Everybody does it. He slipped.

We know...
Sep 2, 11, 10:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 11,341
Posted By darwin76

I'm pretty sure common sense is a fireable...

I'm pretty sure common sense is a fireable offense.
Sep 2, 11, 10:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By darwin76

Who are these people kidding? Standard...

Who are these people kidding?

Standard rhetoric. Another version of the old "your call is very important to us, and will be answered in the order received" line, when in fact the call is not...
Aug 18, 11, 8:19 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 27,015
Posted By darwin76

The best that protesters can expect is to beat...

The best that protesters can expect is to beat the rap, but not the ride. The cops will still haul away disobedient people for refusing to comply, as it is their job to beat compliance out of...
Aug 18, 11, 8:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By darwin76

That technology is still a choice. People can...

That technology is still a choice. People can choose to ditch the cards for the transactions that tell people something about them, while keeping them for the stuff that doesn't (utilities, airline...
Aug 18, 11, 7:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By darwin76

If we are willing to accept it then it is...

If we are willing to accept it then it is guaranteed to happen. Last time I checked, this was still nominally a free country with elected leadership.

Subverting it is possible. Throw away loyalty...
Aug 18, 11, 7:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,262
Posted By darwin76

If word of this pleasant experience made it back...

If word of this pleasant experience made it back to Washington somebody could lose his or her job.

I remember when the postal service was the butt of jokes about incompetent employees being...
Aug 18, 11, 5:07 pm
Replies: 540
Views: 87,843
Posted By darwin76

This whole line of nonsense reminds me of that...

This whole line of nonsense reminds me of that scene from Up in Smoke.

"uhhh, isn't it there on the license, man?"

I think I'll say my name is Ralph, man.
Aug 8, 11, 7:07 am
Replies: 90
Views: 17,006
Posted By darwin76

The "uncooperative jerk" is the arrogant law...

The "uncooperative jerk" is the arrogant law enforcement officer asking people to pull over without suspicion, answer questions he has no right to know, and thuggishly demanding to perform a search...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Apr 3, 11, 7:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By darwin76

The source for Visa GCs does not take Amex GCs.

The source for Visa GCs does not take Amex GCs.
Apr 1, 11, 7:44 pm
Replies: 8,522
Views: 2,644,766
Posted By darwin76

Well, it appears that they are verifying...

Well, it appears that they are verifying name/address/DoB with the bureaus.

A bank and card verified (+2 level) account of mine just stepped on a mine. It was titled in my middle name as the CC...
Mar 30, 11, 4:34 pm
Replies: 8,522
Views: 2,644,766
Posted By darwin76

Well, this opportunity is looking rather dead.

Well, this opportunity is looking rather dead.
Mar 29, 11, 6:05 pm
Replies: 8,522
Views: 2,644,766
Posted By darwin76

Percentage CB on the Visas is dead. I just read...

Percentage CB on the Visas is dead. I just read over at FW that neither Visa nor Amex GC will link up. We'll have to do this one without the help of gift cards. Now hopefully somebody can find the...
Mar 22, 11, 9:56 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By darwin76

You have a card which isn't reporting its true...

You have a card which isn't reporting its true limit.

Order a bunch of Mint coins in one statement cycle to set a new high balance for the card. After that, periodic spending won't cause the usage...
Mar 18, 11, 3:59 pm
Replies: 16,481
Views: 2,270,547
Posted By darwin76

You really want to place future orders at the...

You really want to place future orders at the $1000 threshold.

I've seen a disproportionate number of $250 orders go missing. While I don't have any hard statistics, I get the general feeling that...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Mar 17, 11, 8:11 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 9,239
Posted By darwin76

It isn't clearing anything up. The given...

It isn't clearing anything up. The given explanation was misleading. Sure, BC or any other CB site can offer to pay whatever they choose, but they aren't going to pay more than what they're being...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Mar 17, 11, 8:06 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 9,239
Posted By darwin76

The easiest way to deplete small amounts from...

The easiest way to deplete small amounts from cards is at gas stations. If you walk inside and ask them to authorize the exact amount remaining they are able to process the card in that amount,...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Mar 17, 11, 8:04 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 9,239
Posted By darwin76

Care to offer an explanation why all of the...

Care to offer an explanation why all of the rebate sites offering your gift cards all switched to flat, low-dollar incentives, all within a few weeks of each other?
Mar 17, 11, 8:02 pm
Replies: 16,481
Views: 2,270,547
Posted By darwin76

There is nothing else like it out there. I...

There is nothing else like it out there. I suspect we'll begun to convulse and foam at the mouths from the sheer horror of coin withdrawal.
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