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Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 8, 20, 11:15 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,754
Posted By crabbing

bonchon (korean fried chicken) is the best if you...

bonchon (korean fried chicken) is the best if you are lucky enough to live near one. the spicy is truly spicy and very addictive.

before i discovered bonchon, my favorite was pollo campero. again,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 22, 19, 2:14 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 32,127
Posted By crabbing

i guess i am a little late to this thread. when a...

i guess i am a little late to this thread. when a restaurant charges a "surcharge" for their inability to price their food in relation to the wages they pay, i do not tip and encourage everyone else...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 20, 19, 8:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,931
Posted By crabbing

the kimchi and other banchan i eat almost daily...

the kimchi and other banchan i eat almost daily are decidedly from the US.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 20, 19, 8:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 7,684
Posted By crabbing

in my opinion, how well placed an airport is...

in my opinion, how well placed an airport is depends on (1) how accessible or remote it is from the population base it serves, (2) the size of the airport in terms of the level of traffic it can...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 19, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 42
Views: 8,010
Posted By crabbing

after an august drive around the island, i wanted...

after an august drive around the island, i wanted to share some of my finds and experiences.

first, here's my list of cheap eats in iceland:


with that out of the way, here are some places i...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 19, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,221
Posted By crabbing

a few comments/additions, based on a summer 2019...

a few comments/additions, based on a summer 2019 trip:


while a pair of ATMs are located in the baggage claim area, i never needed any ISK and in fact never even saw any. i drove around the...
Aug 18, 19, 4:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,089
Posted By crabbing

chase support: international collect call

i don't know if this issue is specific to chase, but i'm having trouble with my CSP on a trip to iceland, and the back of the card helpfully tells me to call "intl collect" - but unhelpfully, neither...
May 5, 19, 12:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By crabbing

update: chat - they say they can't handle...

update:

chat - they say they can't handle requests like this through chat
email - sent 5/2, still waiting for a response (beyond the automated "thank you for taking the time to contact us"...
May 1, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By crabbing

obtaining proof of canceled flight for trip insurance

i had a recent prepaid hotel stay where i missed the first night because WN canceled my flight (due to weather). i am pursuing a claim with trip insurance, and they are asking for proof the flight...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 19, 11:05 am
Replies: 135
Views: 8,843
Posted By crabbing

the rule i follow isn't "public scrutiny" but...

the rule i follow isn't "public scrutiny" but whether i am comfortable asking whether i can keep the rebate/refund/discount/gratuity/etc. i suppose that presumes a certain minimal degree of ethics,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 25, 19, 8:55 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By crabbing

i used to work as night auditor. yes, we are...

i used to work as night auditor. yes, we are required to staff the front desk. but our primary job is accounting.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Mar 3, 19, 8:18 pm
Replies: 581
Views: 72,552
Posted By crabbing

starbucks is apparently rolling out a change to...

starbucks is apparently rolling out a change to their reward system. instead of 125 stars for any item, they will have the following tiers:



25 stars up to $1 in drink modifications (e.g.,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 21, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,759
Posted By crabbing

i recall that kansas signs before an interchange...

i recall that kansas signs before an interchange will tell you exactly which lane goes where. of course, once you cross into KCMO, all bets are off. managing to say on the I-35 north through downtown...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 20, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By crabbing

here is a global map showing eclipse visibility...

here is a global map showing eclipse visibility (assuming local weather cooperates):
https://s22380.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/Total-Lunar-Eclipse-Jan-2019-map-1-630x275.jpg

for eclipse timing,...
Dec 19, 18, 10:26 am
Replies: 63
Views: 7,762
Posted By crabbing

borders gift cards that could be purchased...

borders gift cards that could be purchased through a portal with borders gift cards. even better when they earned borders bucks. i will never forget the day a cashier looked up my account and told...
Aug 19, 18, 11:21 am
Replies: 825
Views: 202,965
Posted By crabbing

that's not how it works. first, they go into the...

that's not how it works. first, they go into the store and steal racks of non-activated gift cards. they take them, remove the sticker to get the code, and copy down the card number and code. then,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 23, 18, 9:33 am
Replies: 915
Views: 311,683
Posted By crabbing

the key distinction in frontenac551...

the key distinction in frontenac551 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/frontenac551.html)'s experience is that the person in the "wrong" seat sefl-downgraded instead of self-upgrading. when i...
Feb 28, 18, 7:39 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,758
Posted By crabbing

geometry, i don't know if you've already taken...

geometry, i don't know if you've already taken your flight. i went through something similar last year, moving two cats across the country. the first step should be to talk to your vet - they may...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 25, 17, 12:34 am
Replies: 144
Views: 14,452
Posted By crabbing

i lived in kansas for several years, often...

i lived in kansas for several years, often driving between lawrence (KU) and wichita (where my mom lived). some of mom's friends would comment on how nice it must be to drive through the flint hills,...
Oct 24, 17, 10:44 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 30,965
Posted By crabbing

if i get the card now, is the companion pass...

if i get the card now, is the companion pass valid for the remainder of 2017? or does it go into effect 1/1/18?

i have a trip planned for 12/29. thanks!
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 8, 17, 10:01 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,273
Posted By crabbing

marriage to someone with a serious dairy allergy...

marriage to someone with a serious dairy allergy has taught me to always bring safe foods along. typically kimbab and apples for the flight, udi's bagels for breakfast, and various vegan snacks as...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 8, 17, 9:38 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 10,587
Posted By crabbing

other passengers have commented on the videos i...

other passengers have commented on the videos i watched twice. once, i was watching 'snowpiercer' and the person sitting next to me got interested. i shared my earbuds and we watched it together. the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 31, 17, 11:20 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,070
Posted By crabbing

as much as everyone likes to think they're...

as much as everyone likes to think they're shipping drugs or other illegal materials, they won't - because the mule will blab about the source and they will be caught.

the real purpose is to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 10, 17, 12:46 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 8,044
Posted By crabbing

i recall staying at hotel in beverly hills CA...

i recall staying at hotel in beverly hills CA that had no in-room coffee. to get it, i had to order, and my hazy recollection (this was years ago) was that i had to wait until 5 or 6am even to order,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 22, 17, 3:42 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 23,954
Posted By crabbing

my personal favorite is the restaurant with an...

my personal favorite is the restaurant with an amex sticker on the door and amex bill wallets, who come back with your card and say "we don't take amex."
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