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Oct 5, 19, 11:23 pm
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you're not missing anything but a title. ...

you're not missing anything but a title.

with over 230 nights last year, i am so underwhelmed by my ambassador status that i am sitting at 4, yes, FOUR, nights this year. in 2 of those nights, i...
Feb 24, 19, 5:30 pm
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Posted By uncommonsensical

----ing Marriott IT knows i'm ambassador...

----ing Marriott IT knows i'm ambassador everywhere but that section- instead of saying 'ambassador' like yours does, mine says 'platinum elite support' (i'm ambassdaor and lifetime titanium, so......
Feb 24, 19, 2:03 am
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Views: 296,700
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i have NEVER had anyone answer ANY of the 3...

i have NEVER had anyone answer ANY of the 3 ambassador numbers i have been furnished- just rings and rings. as such, we as ambassadors, have to chase after someone to help us more than if we were not...
Feb 23, 19, 3:54 pm
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Views: 245,127
Posted By uncommonsensical

agree on all points, while adding that the staff,...

agree on all points, while adding that the staff, many of whom have been there from the start, are fantastic.
Feb 19, 19, 3:42 am
Replies: 327
Views: 55,087
Posted By uncommonsensical

yep. i've only gotten that attitude a couple of...

yep. i've only gotten that attitude a couple of times at the pier (i just assume they were scheduled in the wrong place for the day!).

i much prefer the pier. I really only go to the wing for the...
Feb 19, 19, 3:26 am
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Views: 636,882
Posted By uncommonsensical

short of a bottle of Krug and a feast waiting for...

short of a bottle of Krug and a feast waiting for us onboard, the transfer fee is obscene for a 30 minute trip. the St. Regis seaplane is less for crying out loud- using that as the comp to head off...
Feb 19, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 327
Views: 55,087
Posted By uncommonsensical

your ability to go into such detail as to the...

your ability to go into such detail as to the intricacies of a conversation that occurred between people you don't know and that did not happen in your presence is, frankly, astounding.

it will...
Feb 19, 19, 1:07 am
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Posted By uncommonsensical

nm. see it in the app

nm. see it in the app
Feb 18, 19, 11:49 pm
Replies: 327
Views: 55,087
Posted By uncommonsensical

"cheat the system"?... a bit overly dramatic,...

"cheat the system"?... a bit overly dramatic, aren't we.

I've been in that same lounge when i decided just to stay in the airport vs get a hotel (arrived 9pm with a 6am connection) and had the...
Feb 15, 19, 3:31 am
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Views: 5,779
Posted By uncommonsensical

as much as i like CX, i cannot stand the attitude...

as much as i like CX, i cannot stand the attitude of the greeters at the HKG lounges. everyone else in the lounges is great; but the girls all have this homecoming queen vibe that seems to miss the...
Feb 15, 19, 3:31 am
Replies: 327
Views: 55,087
Posted By uncommonsensical

as much as i like CX, i cannot stand the attitude...

as much as i like CX, i cannot stand the attitude of the greeters at the HKG lounges. everyone else in the lounges is great; but the girls all have this homecoming queen vibe that seems to miss the...
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Views: 3,032
Posted By uncommonsensical

i had PG flip tf out about the same thing about 7...

i had PG flip tf out about the same thing about 7 years ago. i had no overstay history, so that's not it. in my case, the supervisor backed her up and i ended up missing my flight. and, yeah, whereas...
Feb 4, 19, 2:54 am
Replies: 42
Views: 8,531
Posted By uncommonsensical

great. another thing my worthless ambassador can...

great. another thing my worthless ambassador can fail to deliver on.

there is much more incentive to divert nights/$ to another program to gain top status than to throw the nights away at Marriott...
Jan 30, 19, 5:57 am
Replies: 470
Views: 101,962
Posted By uncommonsensical

It's kinda breathtaking how quickly super solid...

It's kinda breathtaking how quickly super solid SPG properties have realized that they no longer have to follow any rules they don't want to under marriott. entire months of high season are being...
Jan 29, 19, 11:34 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 16,824
Posted By uncommonsensical

no... you're just not in either a financials or...

no... you're just not in either a financials or industrial field. for those of us who are, it was literally our FIRST thought! there is a reason why diamond is often the top tier name- in the regular...
Jan 29, 19, 11:22 pm
Replies: 455
Views: 35,966
Posted By uncommonsensical

web and mobile both finally show me as lifetime...

web and mobile both finally show me as lifetime PPE as well. debating whether to actually go ahead and make my ambassador (who is beyond worthless, btw) happy and combine my accounts before midnight....
Jan 27, 19, 6:13 pm
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Views: 410,236
Posted By uncommonsensical

quite the welcome. got here early and my room...

quite the welcome. got here early and my room won't be available until noon. diamond recognition zero- well until being told I'd "be allowed" to wait in the executive lounge until my room is ready...
Jan 18, 19, 3:07 am
Replies: 401
Views: 51,139
Posted By uncommonsensical

i came here with the same question. tried many...

i came here with the same question. tried many cities (MNL, KUL, PNH) to/from BKK that used to be easy, and the only thing I found was BKK-HKG for a few days per month.... NO, not on TG, but on...
Sep 1, 18, 8:59 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 14,398
Posted By uncommonsensical

I will stay at LM/elsewhere instead of this...

I will stay at LM/elsewhere instead of this property just for their attitude towards platinums. lots of good value for money in REP. for those who do stay, i'd wait until i'm there, and when they...
Aug 19, 18, 4:46 pm
Replies: 692
Views: 102,255
Posted By uncommonsensical

i'm not your bud, so stop with the passive...

i'm not your bud, so stop with the passive aggressive crap, Sally.

as to your assault on my simple math: percentages are a funny thing- they depend on your perspective. i live in the real world...
Aug 19, 18, 12:20 am
Replies: 6,566
Views: 993,859
Posted By uncommonsensical

apples and oranges. Marriott withheld...

apples and oranges. Marriott withheld information. They were selling these packages up to the minute IT brought the system down.

as for windfall... exactly what windfall was i expecting when i...
Aug 19, 18, 12:12 am
Replies: 6,566
Views: 993,859
Posted By uncommonsensical

this is actually a tell. companies (and people)...

this is actually a tell. companies (and people) who feel the need to talk about what great citizens of the world they are, aren't. those who are virtuous, don't have to tell people.

example a:...
Aug 18, 18, 8:16 pm
Replies: 6,566
Views: 993,859
Posted By uncommonsensical

exactly. i spent 540,000 ___ing points to...

exactly. i spent 540,000 ___ing points to guarantee I had access to top tier on Thursday. i could have spent substantially less to have the same thing AND... i do NOT have access to top tier come...
Aug 18, 18, 12:36 am
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Views: 102,255
Posted By uncommonsensical

Your beef with the VERY CORRECT title of this...

Your beef with the VERY CORRECT title of this thread is a failure of imagination on your part, coupled with a failure to look at the simple math...

It's a 50% devaluation. by definition this is...
Aug 17, 18, 4:02 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By uncommonsensical

#ripSPG SPG Memorial Thread #spglife -> #spgdeath

Seems appropriate to have a memorial thread to mark the death of the last great loyalty program (with a large enough footprint to matter).
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