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Forum: CommunityBuzz
Oct 19, 05, 9:58 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,092
Posted By Jon Toner

Thanks

Dan, CG : Thanks

I got an IM telling me to check out the resurrection of some of my posts.

Life has been exceptionally busy on my side. We've added a member to the Toner clan. Julia turned a...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Oct 19, 05, 9:34 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,092
Posted By Jon Toner

Thanks, Nick. Though to invoke Silent Cal's...

Thanks, Nick.

Though to invoke Silent Cal's campaign strategy, "I choose not to run."

Cute story. Coolidge was mayor of my town. Every year we had a 5K run, called the, "I choose not to run...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Oct 19, 05, 9:27 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,092
Posted By Jon Toner

I didn't believe it when someone told me these...

I didn't believe it when someone told me these threads came back.

Interesting reading.

Though as before, sounds like people have made up their minds on both sides of this polarizing figure. ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 7, 03, 11:48 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 8,253
Posted By Jon Toner

I have an update. I went to co-workers in my...

I have an update.

I went to co-workers in my office and invited their wives to join us and I would use my miles to get them there. We are a close-knit group and it would be loads of fun to have...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 03, 1:25 am
Replies: 118
Views: 8,253
Posted By Jon Toner

No, I don't want to go. Miles become a bit...

No, I don't want to go.

Miles become a bit of an issue. The conference ends Saturday, and while some are staying around an extra day to play, I want to be on the next flight home so I can salvage...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 3, 03, 12:44 am
Replies: 118
Views: 8,253
Posted By Jon Toner

Boss asking me to use miles for company travel...

Just got an email. The boss is asking me to use my airline miles for a trip to our user's conference in LAS.

Some background info:

* Not everyone is being asked this - including a coworker who...
Aug 25, 03, 3:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Jon Toner

A co-worker just married a woman from DUS. If...

A co-worker just married a woman from DUS. If they bring back the EWR-DUS for 25K promo, it would be great to send them to surprise them with a wedding gift.

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"I will not be...
Aug 25, 03, 3:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jon Toner

Promotions can be qualified in many ways. I...

Promotions can be qualified in many ways.

I hear McDonald's commercials which usually include, "Not valid in Fairfield County". The burger is the same, the retailer is the same, but the promotion...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 25, 03, 9:38 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Jon Toner

Congratulations!! "Honey, I want to...

Congratulations!!



"Honey, I want to share my life with you... Just not my miles..." http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif

Is there a FF Mileage prenuptial agreement in the works? ...
Aug 25, 03, 9:09 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By Jon Toner

Credit where credit is due though - CO does have...

Credit where credit is due though - CO does have a more modern fleet. I've flown some aircraft of NW, UA and AA this year that very much showed their age.

And I am sure there is a major cost...
Aug 22, 03, 10:51 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jon Toner

At first I thought I was misremembering things,...

At first I thought I was misremembering things, so I decided to check my email box.



I cannot speak of the first 2 years, but judging from the following email, it sounds like there was...
Aug 19, 03, 11:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Jon Toner

I've found a LOT of it depends where you are. I...

I've found a LOT of it depends where you are. I travel to a lot of places where smoking isn't the moral equivalent of a violent crime (yet). In these places, they have more smoking suites than...
Aug 19, 03, 6:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By Jon Toner

I stick with CO over its upgrade policy - even...

I stick with CO over its upgrade policy - even though I barely benefit anymore. It seems there are more RJ routes than there are full-size routes. I think I am flying 80% RJ's these days.
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Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 03, 7:45 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,369
Posted By Jon Toner

I did a 5:30 OMA-MSP flight in 12/2001. I was on...

I did a 5:30 OMA-MSP flight in 12/2001. I was on my way home, so getting up at 5:30 to get as early as possible was a good decision!

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"I will not be pushed, filed, stamped,...
Jul 16, 03, 9:54 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Jon Toner

Wow, I wish I had that much time on my hands that...

Wow, I wish I had that much time on my hands that I could worry about such things.

Just last week the guy at Blockbuster was rude to me - PLUS they never have a copy of Ishtar. I think I'll write...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Apr 15, 03, 12:22 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,227
Posted By Jon Toner

Happy Birthday, Jan! While not everyone...

Happy Birthday, Jan!

While not everyone likes having another birthday - it beats the alternative! http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif

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"I will not be pushed, filed,...
Mar 5, 03, 8:20 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,186
Posted By Jon Toner

I think the explanation is perfectly reasonable. ...

I think the explanation is perfectly reasonable.

Honestly - I feel for moderators. One group complains about a low signal:noise ratio and how difficult it is to find stuff. When actions get...
Forum: Suggestions
Feb 13, 03, 8:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Jon Toner

I've seen a lot of forums and plenty of...

I've seen a lot of forums and plenty of ham-handed moderation.

I think the folks here do a good job. And speaking as someone who is often on a dial-up line, anything that weeds out my reading...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 23, 03, 4:17 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By Jon Toner

Someone I know who flew A-10s described it as a...

Someone I know who flew A-10s described it as a tank with wings. It is DESIGNED for the punishment.

The skin of a passenger jet is thin. If you launch a projectile on a jet loaded with fuel, the...
Jan 21, 03, 11:27 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,175
Posted By Jon Toner

I stayed at Hampton Inn & Suites-NORTH last year....

I stayed at Hampton Inn & Suites-NORTH last year. Decent property. Good continental breakfast and very quick access to the interstate (I-65 I think...)

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"I will not be pushed,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 03, 11:34 am
Replies: 234
Views: 29,849
Posted By Jon Toner

While staying at a Hampton Inn near PHX last...

While staying at a Hampton Inn near PHX last August. The hotel was supposed to have one of those PPV systems, but my room had a plain TV with a cable. No big deal.

Until I started flipping...
Jan 8, 03, 3:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Jon Toner

I've flown this flight several times. Now my...

I've flown this flight several times. Now my wife has something new to worry about... http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/rolleyes.gif

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"I will not be pushed, filed, stamped,...
Jan 8, 03, 3:47 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,067
Posted By Jon Toner

My home airport finally got UPGRADED to ERJ's. ...

My home airport finally got UPGRADED to ERJ's. Prior to this, BDL-EWR was on ATRs.

There used to be a 737-500 BDL-CLE, a 737-300 BDL-EWR and an MD-80 BDL-IAH before 9/11. Not anymore.

Last...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 23, 02, 2:42 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 933
Posted By Jon Toner

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a goodnight. ...

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a goodnight.

...I hope somebody has a good night. As for me, I'm going to be Santa's helper with the rachet set assembling bicycles. ...
Dec 13, 02, 12:21 am
Replies: 68
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jon Toner

It is nice to know in this ever-changing world,...

It is nice to know in this ever-changing world, some things remain a constant. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/rolleyes.gif


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