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Jul 24, 20, 6:33 am
Replies: 88
Views: 7,752
Posted By swanscn

thanks for add ing the bits I left out

You are correct about the protocol now being the bottleneck and there are some additional things like dual ported NvMe drives and the queue without SATA is 64k versus 1. SO thanks for adding the...
Jul 23, 20, 3:17 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 7,752
Posted By swanscn

wow HDD vs SSD reminds me of Beta vs VHS

Its 2020 this battle of SSD versus HDD is over. The next question should be SSD vs. NvMe, you will find significant improvements in performance again. Especially those devices that have adopted the...
Jul 23, 20, 2:55 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,643
Posted By swanscn

I still have a Chairman's Preferred tag dated...

I still have a Chairman's Preferred tag dated 1998 on one of my bags. The bag and the tag still going strong still. Rest are in the desk as needed.
Mar 21, 19, 11:51 am
Replies: 95
Views: 11,202
Posted By swanscn

Not a SW flyer but why would you expect them to...

Not a SW flyer but why would you expect them to be back after the message posted here, I would not be back, for a moment I thought I was in the Delta forum. And I may not be correct on this some of...
Jan 22, 19, 8:21 am
Replies: 145
Views: 18,976
Posted By swanscn

I guess many others do not think like I do. I am...

I guess many others do not think like I do. I am in the SQ equivalent of CK and there what it takes to get invited and what it takes to maintain that status. I just think AA would do better by their...
Jan 21, 19, 2:15 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 18,976
Posted By swanscn

I think like others, if AA would just publish the...

I think like others, if AA would just publish the qualifications and end the Secret Squirrel Society non-sense a lot of the bad feelings would go away. This then becomes a business only decision...
Jan 17, 19, 4:03 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 13,654
Posted By swanscn

SAT DFW was my longest at 76 as a EXP I was...

SAT DFW was my longest at 76 as a EXP I was number 76 and it was a small plane do not think more then 100 seats total (probably less). My though at that time was no need to have a upgrade list more...
Jun 22, 18, 7:21 am
Replies: 96
Views: 27,620
Posted By swanscn

I stayed at this property about 4 weeks ago and...

I stayed at this property about 4 weeks ago and as a Platinum member I got nothing in the way of upgrades even though requested. Initially I was given a Handicap Accessible room which I prefer to not...
Jun 21, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 8,676
Posted By swanscn

Interesting thread here and I find all of the...

Interesting thread here and I find all of the opinions amusing. For the record I am LT Platinum and I qualified back under the original rules. I think back then it 1000 Butt in Bed Nights and I think...
May 29, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 565
Views: 82,687
Posted By swanscn

thanks for the answer I was not finding anything...

thanks for the answer I was not finding anything about that
May 29, 18, 1:49 pm
Replies: 565
Views: 82,687
Posted By swanscn

If you are Lifetime Platinum with Marriott today...

If you are Lifetime Platinum with Marriott today and have 1,800+ nights and 4,000,000+ lifetime points will there be a lifetime PP?
May 29, 18, 1:45 pm
Replies: 1,027
Views: 156,194
Posted By swanscn

I have stayed at the updated LAX Marriott 3 times in last 6 weeks

The property is much better than previous. It does now have the M Lounge which is open 24 Hours a day (good), but not very well stocked off hours (bad). Does not have food items early enough for...
May 29, 18, 12:44 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 48,878
Posted By swanscn

Interesting thread it has taught me many things I...

Interesting thread it has taught me many things I was not aware of. I have been a Lifetime Platinum member since they started that program (in other words longer than I care to admit) and many things...
Oct 27, 17, 12:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By swanscn

Finally something new (to me anyway) happened

I have been traveling since before Frequent Flyer programs began and long before communicating via brief text or tweets were the norm. So when something happens while traveling I have never...
Oct 27, 17, 12:04 pm
Replies: 1,862
Views: 7,308
Posted By swanscn

I believe staus kept miles could be lost

I am reaching way back now but I do believe you will keep your status, but if you go 18 months without any transaction you will loose your miles.
Jun 28, 17, 10:43 am
Replies: 170
Views: 56,153
Posted By swanscn

Maybe this will make a difference

I was in the PHL club yesterday and noticed the new promotion for Club / Credit Card was 75,000 miles after charging a set amount in a set time. I did not look at the specifics since I already have...
Mar 23, 17, 7:59 am
Replies: 321
Views: 156,946
Posted By swanscn

my thoughts

Maybe it is just prestigious jobs, I was not complaining about them having it just a observation. I was obvious that I know 1 very well the other I meet on a flight back to PHL from Raleigh. We were...
Mar 23, 17, 6:58 am
Replies: 321
Views: 156,946
Posted By swanscn

Interesting thread

I have always wondered about CK and the requirements. Currently my spend for international travel averages over $150k per year, almost all with Singapore Air. Since AA does not publish or even hint...
Feb 2, 17, 10:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 8,119
Posted By swanscn

just for clarity

The dell I referred to in my post is a 5510
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 2, 17, 10:02 am
Replies: 515
Views: 79,451
Posted By swanscn

In person sales calls may be required

Interesting, I originally posted in this thread in 2012 and not much has changed.
Saying a sales call can be handled via phone of WebEx maybe a be naiveté. That is not to say it can not be done I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 2, 17, 6:46 am
Replies: 515
Views: 79,451
Posted By swanscn

other things may be going on that you do not know

This is pretty typical and for once there may be a good reason(s) for it.
1) The company may have a Volume Purchase Agreement (VPA) with the agency, so the more business they do the more with that...
Feb 1, 17, 2:11 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 8,119
Posted By swanscn

Lenovo P Series

The organization I am with at the end of last year made the switch from Lenovo to Dell. My group mostly had the W series but we had a few P series, now we all have Dell Precision machines....
Feb 1, 17, 7:57 am
Replies: 93
Views: 14,346
Posted By swanscn

I agree

Understood, I would have liked to have seen them makes these changes, and then maybe we would be already be to a 100% revenue based status program. If they had done this years ago they would have...
Jan 30, 17, 3:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,547
Posted By swanscn

Former regular at DFW North

I now stay at the Los Colinas instead of DFW north. Since the hotel in not in the direct flight path (takeoff or landings) it is quiet as compared to the North. While staying at the North I tried...
Jan 24, 17, 4:24 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 14,346
Posted By swanscn

Do not know if I will ever be EXP again

Did not make and did not buy up no regrets thanks for the offer. Most of my experiences have not been too bad but they have not been great either. Honestly, I can say that I have not had a experience...
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