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Posted By RupertS

There's some odd wording on this page. '..plus...

There's some odd wording on this page. '..plus you could earn up to 10k miles..' . Any idea what determines eligibility, exactly?

Unfortunately, a servlet running on their web application server...
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Posted By RupertS

*Be forewarned, this is a bit of a rant* Any...

*Be forewarned, this is a bit of a rant*

Any time I hear a service provider begin to talk about changing their loyalty program, pricing structure, or elite benefits using euphemisms like...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 28, 03, 1:30 am
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Posted By RupertS

Absolutely stellar work, and an engaging read the...

Absolutely stellar work, and an engaging read the whole way through. Have you ever considered taking up travel writing professionally?

Cheers,

--- Rupert
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Posted By RupertS

25k buyAAmiles purchase limit -- why?

Browsing around the buyAAmiles site tonight, I encountered an ambiguously worded note about mile purchase limitations, which reads:

For a limited time through January 31, 2004, buyAAmiles and...
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Posted By RupertS

Hi jacksonj, After you log into your...

Hi jacksonj,

After you log into your AAdvantage account at http://www.aa.com/, you'll see a block of text in the top left hand corner that reads something along the lines of:

Welcome to AA.com,...
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Posted By RupertS

Locale specific AC differences?

Travelling for work last week, I was amused to note that the SJC AC had casually placed copies of 'Semiconductor Manfacturing' magazine in the rack, featuring articles with titles like 'Low-k...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Oct 3, 03, 1:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By RupertS

Hoping everyone had fun! I wanted to make it to...

Hoping everyone had fun! I wanted to make it to the event, but the alternator died on my car, so dealing with that took up most of my evening.

--- Rupert
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Oct 1, 03, 9:19 pm
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Posted By RupertS

It'd be great to catch up with everyone! I'm...

It'd be great to catch up with everyone! I'm definitely up for this. Somewhere around the Financial District/SOMA would be preferable, although being a true blue Flyertalker, I'm willing to travel. ...
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Posted By RupertS

I've done JFK-LHR twice this year (most recently...

I've done JFK-LHR twice this year (most recently at the start of April), and it was almost empty both times.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 10, 03, 7:51 pm
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Views: 695
Posted By RupertS

squeakr - That would be great. I'd be delighted...

squeakr - That would be great. I'd be delighted to attend. There's a great little picnic area with barbequeues, tables, a small beach, grassy area, and awesome views of the City skyline and Golden...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 10, 03, 7:48 pm
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Posted By RupertS

Darn... missed this one. Sounds like a good time...

Darn... missed this one. Sounds like a good time was had by all, and I look forward to seeing everyone at the June event!

--- Rupert
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 10, 03, 1:50 am
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Posted By RupertS

Bump - and early June would be great for me too. ...

Bump - and early June would be great for me too. Would love to catch up with all the great SF and Bay Area FT folks http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif
Forum: San Francisco
May 9, 03, 10:23 pm
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Views: 748
Posted By RupertS

Following up on my older review of this...

Following up on my older review of this restaurant -- The SF Chronicle has named XYZ's Executive Chef, Malachi Harland, one of its "Rising Stars" for 2003:
...
Forum: San Francisco
May 7, 03, 12:22 am
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Posted By RupertS

Night Monkey Bistro, Union & Fillmore

Just got back from an awesome dinner at this little bistro, just off Fillmore and Union Streets. It was a good deal smaller than I'd expected, done out tastefully in red and black, and pleasantly...
May 5, 03, 10:17 pm
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Posted By RupertS

CO flyer breastfeeding baby causes security scare

From Peter G. Neumann's RISKS-Digest

http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/22.71.html


Breastfeeding mothers, avoid Continental (via Dave Farber's IP)
Meng Weng Wong <[email protected]>
Tue,...
Apr 27, 03, 8:01 pm
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Posted By RupertS

The secret is to avoid Fisherman's Wharf...

The secret is to avoid Fisherman's Wharf entirely. Ugh. :-p
Apr 27, 03, 3:30 am
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Posted By RupertS

Wow, if I was the Lurker, I'd print out this...

Wow, if I was the Lurker, I'd print out this thread, post it on my fridge, and read it in its entirety every morning while eating breakfast! :-D

William, you put a very human face on a large...
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Views: 1,172
Posted By RupertS

777Brit - I actually wasn't annoyed or angry in...

777Brit - I actually wasn't annoyed or angry in any way about being asked the actual question -- I agree that it actually is a very nice feature, which is why I provided the information.

I was...
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Posted By RupertS

Asked for emergency contact info at checkin

A few weeks ago I was at LHR, checking in for a flight to ORD. Just before handing me my boarding pass, the desk agent asked if I'd like to provide "the name and contact information of a person to...
Apr 26, 03, 1:33 am
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Posted By RupertS

It's also worth noting that there's a level of...

It's also worth noting that there's a level of granularity even beneath that of Property VIP. It's possible to gain VIP status at a particular section of a property (e.g. the restaurant), but not...
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Posted By RupertS

Congrats, and welcome to the club! Remember...

Congrats, and welcome to the club!

Remember that Challenges are always done using Q points, not Q miles. Q points are tied to class of service. Quoting from the eminent FewMiles:

0.5 QP /...
Apr 25, 03, 1:24 am
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Views: 2,714
Posted By RupertS

Here's an interesting discussion of Starwood's...

Here's an interesting discussion of Starwood's VIP Preferred status, inside a press release on PRNewswire -- http://www.prweb.com/releases/2002/12/prweb53273.php

Some choice quotes from the press...
Apr 25, 03, 1:04 am
Replies: 124
Views: 9,652
Posted By RupertS

William, congratulations, and many thanks for...

William, congratulations, and many thanks for everything you've done for the FlyerTalk community over the years. Keep up the awesome work!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Apr 2, 03, 8:22 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,240
Posted By RupertS

Darn, I'll be on a plane! Have fun everyone, and...

Darn, I'll be on a plane! Have fun everyone, and see you next month!

--- Rupert


Edit: Omit use of scandalous word d_a_m_n http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/biggrin.gif Who coded FT's...
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Posted By RupertS

Here's the full registrar info on...

Here's the full registrar info on meetingsplanning.net:

Registrant:
Collinson and Company, Inc (VIBLNHZXHD)
147 Technology Parkway
Norcross, GA 30092
US

Domain Name:...
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