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Dec 13, 18, 4:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,239
Posted By DirtyDan

Last time I had to change my little monkey on a...

Last time I had to change my little monkey on a domestic flight*: Baby table down, lav door wide open, and my back/arse hanging out into the galley. The FA actually came over and held the door for...
Dec 13, 18, 4:33 am
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By DirtyDan

Talking Now that my child is a toddler, I want to claim her as my emotional support animal.

So Mrs. Dirty and I have reached the point in our parenthood that Baby Dirty now costs us a plane ticket when we travel.

As I read the news stories about people abusing the emotional animal loop...
Dec 13, 18, 4:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By DirtyDan

1) Blank paper: stickers (simple dots or stars,...

1) Blank paper: stickers (simple dots or stars, etc...) and markers to colour said papers/stickers.
2) Downloaded TV shows - with a set of head phones.
3) Ipad with apps (as a note, our little...
Aug 1, 18, 12:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By DirtyDan

Frequent flier status... We were all new to...

Frequent flier status... We were all new to flying once; it will really help you to read the forum's FAQs and newbie information. Have safe travels!
Jul 27, 18, 3:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By DirtyDan

Drone attack on AUH by Yemeni rebels? Anyone confirm?

News sources say there was a drone attack on AUH yesterday. AUH denies.

Any FTers confirm the reports?
Forum: Canada
Jun 20, 18, 5:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By DirtyDan

All Canada Customs is ever looking for is their...

All Canada Customs is ever looking for is their cash grab. Itemized list and/or receipts make things go really smooth. Be honest and usually all you pay is the GST (plus alcohol tax and tariffs on...
May 30, 18, 6:02 am
Replies: 257
Views: 73,152
Posted By DirtyDan

Funny how UA crept into here; I have so many of...

Funny how UA crept into here; I have so many of these DYKWIA stories from UA's auto-upgrade days. Seriously, the whole program was just rewarding indignant people and those wheels that squeaked the...
Apr 17, 18, 5:41 am
Replies: 90
Views: 20,271
Posted By DirtyDan

This entitlement about upgrades clearing and the...

This entitlement about upgrades clearing and the ensuing nonsense with people seat-jumping at every flight pre-boarding is why I left UA a few years ago.

I demand flight info and my upgrade!!
Apr 9, 18, 9:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By DirtyDan

Additionally, I've found that our lap infant...

Additionally, I've found that our lap infant always has to pay taxes and airport fees as well. (Usually not a big deal when flying domestically, but those connections through LHR....)
Mar 29, 18, 4:34 am
Replies: 45
Views: 18,400
Posted By DirtyDan

If you end up making a claim through a 3rd party,...

If you end up making a claim through a 3rd party, do you end up on any type of black list that the airline manages? I ask because in this day of meta-data on everyone, could there eventually be...
Mar 29, 18, 4:29 am
Replies: 39
Views: 7,685
Posted By DirtyDan

I had a Y leg on my last flight and, having...

I had a Y leg on my last flight and, having ordered the vegetarian meal, was pleasantly surprised it came out first. Then I sat there, and sat there, and sat there waiting whilst everyone around me...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 28, 18, 6:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By DirtyDan

I know this thread was from a couple months ago,...

I know this thread was from a couple months ago, any update on your trip?

I spent 11 days in Jordan. Next time I go back it'll be for 11 years! I love it there. The history is amazing - Petra,...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 28, 18, 5:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 8,439
Posted By DirtyDan

My first couple times through I used Hala and...

My first couple times through I used Hala and they were fine. I imagine they are all "reliable" but the real value in a meet and greet service is their ability at jumping the queues! This is really...
Mar 28, 18, 4:44 am
Replies: 512
Views: 84,350
Posted By DirtyDan

Smile This was still here back on March 4th - one...

This was still here back on March 4th - one partial open and left on the bar. Enough for a small glass for Mrs. Dirty and myself. It was wonderful.

Doubly wonderful since it's the last wine I've...
May 11, 17, 7:25 am
Forum: Thailand
May 25, 16, 9:28 pm
Replies: 348
Views: 315,176
Posted By DirtyDan

I made it my mission over the last few years to...

I made it my mission over the last few years to try as many tailors as possible to find somewhere that provides decent value for quality product: they are very few in this town. As I no longer live...
Forum: Thailand
May 25, 16, 9:00 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 13,881
Posted By DirtyDan

Angry What's the outrage here? It's OK to raise...

What's the outrage here? It's OK to raise chickens, pigs, and cows for meat. It's morally acceptable to raise snakes and crocodiles for their skins. But we're not supposed to raise tigers for...
Forum: Thailand
Apr 6, 16, 9:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By DirtyDan

5 nights in Siem Reap is a lot. Are you sure...

5 nights in Siem Reap is a lot. Are you sure you'll have 5 days worth of temples to see? I've only ever spent 3 days at a time there (multiple guests come to visit and we end up taking a long...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 28, 16, 9:04 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 141,109
Posted By DirtyDan

You're not impertinent... just reading the...

You're not impertinent... just reading the information as literally presented! :)

Us less analytical types would say the 114% "Slower" is not in reference to velocity but to a measure of the...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 23, 16, 9:52 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 141,109
Posted By DirtyDan

That's the first thing I thought, too! (or...

That's the first thing I thought, too! (or Jakarta, or just about any city in India).
Mar 22, 16, 9:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,499
Posted By DirtyDan

So I wonder about how this total number of...

So I wonder about how this total number of warranty claims is calculated. Is the claim total lower because fewer total bags are being repaired, or because the luggage is now sold without the...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 21, 16, 9:31 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 19,168
Posted By DirtyDan

I don't think the purpose to create fear and...

I don't think the purpose to create fear and deter travellers, it's only to educate. Many people don't realise exactly what the situation in the Land of Smiles is when they have a couple beers and...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 16, 16, 11:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,030
Posted By DirtyDan

In my business it's called "situational...

In my business it's called "situational awareness". Did those workers (relatives of a sub-contractor) even realise the hazardous situation they were working in? The people responsible for putting...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 8, 16, 10:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By DirtyDan

Not sure we have the same information-privacy...

Not sure we have the same information-privacy standards in Thailand you may have come to expect elsewhere. The phone company themselves sells your numbers to telemarketers - which you have to opt...
Forum: Thailand
Feb 29, 16, 11:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,897
Posted By DirtyDan

Nahm and Issaya were so-so for me (only tried...

Nahm and Issaya were so-so for me (only tried each once) whereas I love Eat Me, Bo.Lan, and Gaggan.

However, posts like this is why I love FT... I read this thread and go straight to Siam Wisdom...
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