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Sep 14, 19, 10:23 pm
Replies: 308
Views: 47,731
Posted By Castoreum

the fact you get "daily cash" not end of month...

the fact you get "daily cash" not end of month could be interesting.

personally I got one simply because 3% off hardware was too good to pass up, even if I use it rarely.

I'm interested in the...
Forum: Travel News
Jul 29, 19, 8:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,617
Posted By Castoreum

I misread this as "how space tourists are...

I misread this as "how space tourists are destroying the place they love" and was confused
Forum: Las Vegas
Jul 29, 19, 5:18 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 146,287
Posted By Castoreum

I don't think I can make it multiple times but I...

I don't think I can make it multiple times but I will check out the Paris buffet for sure, looks like it will be the best one close to where I need to be for work.
Forum: Las Vegas
Jul 27, 19, 8:27 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 146,287
Posted By Castoreum

Thanks for the info. Is it literally 24...

Thanks for the info.

Is it literally 24 hours? I could probably do two big breakfasts.

How early do they open? (I try to stay on east coast time when visiting to avoid jet lag so may be up at...
Forum: Las Vegas
Jul 22, 19, 5:27 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 146,287
Posted By Castoreum

If you're using comps for steak, the steakhouse...

If you're using comps for steak, the steakhouse at Golden Nugget is pretty good imho. Their poker room is pretty good imho
Forum: Las Vegas
Jul 22, 19, 5:26 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 146,287
Posted By Castoreum

Anyone have suggestions? Posted this a month ago...

Anyone have suggestions? Posted this a month ago but seems to have gotten skipped over in the comments. Thanks for the help!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 21, 19, 8:25 am
Replies: 1,085
Views: 456,015
Posted By Castoreum

I'd probably give a heads up to the FA. I tend to...

I'd probably give a heads up to the FA. I tend to drink a lot of water on flights and I wouldn't want to have to worry if I use the restroom my seatmate will be harassed. They can also use the info...
Jul 14, 19, 10:15 am
Replies: 50
Views: 9,805
Posted By Castoreum

between netflix and prime you can usually outfit...

between netflix and prime you can usually outfit yourself with plenty of entertainment for a flight.

personally i'm getting more into podcasts - easier on battery, can just bring my phone no tablet
Jul 14, 19, 9:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,167
Posted By Castoreum

I bought some amazon basics packing cubes about a...

I bought some amazon basics packing cubes about a year ago and they're holding up fine.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 14, 19, 8:48 am
Replies: 28
Views: 5,020
Posted By Castoreum

If for some reason (corporate card, card has FT...

If for some reason (corporate card, card has FT fee etc) you don't want to use a CC, handing some cash to someone nearby usually works fine.



I find using cash helps me budget the...
Jul 9, 19, 3:16 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,234
Posted By Castoreum

Not a lawyer but if this extends to govt agencies...

Not a lawyer but if this extends to govt agencies it could explain removing comments:

https://twitter.com/knightcolumbia/status/1148596838636957699
Jul 7, 19, 7:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By Castoreum

Depends on the state, but as I previously said...

Depends on the state, but as I previously said pretty much all of them allow you to step in to prevent an assault. Feel free to provide a citation of specific states where stopping someone who is...
Forum: China
Jul 7, 19, 7:24 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 48,174
Posted By Castoreum

I don't think we're thinking of same thing. This...

I don't think we're thinking of same thing. This is a self hostel VPN - you put the software in a place like AWS and run it yourself
Jun 30, 19, 9:24 am
Replies: 93
Views: 35,112
Posted By Castoreum

All I see on back is "Chase", "amazon" and a...

All I see on back is "Chase", "amazon" and a hologram of a bird. On the front, top right says prime, top left says Visa. There is an EMV chip above my name on the front.

I guess they decided to...
Jun 30, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By Castoreum

Depends. The state I fly out of has a stand your...

Depends. The state I fly out of has a stand your ground law and allows us to intervene if another is being assaulted that explicitly makes me not liable. (And in fact, I can even go after their...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 29, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 89
Views: 9,202
Posted By Castoreum

returning from a trip to japan the gruff "find a...

returning from a trip to japan the gruff "find a seat" at an airport tgi friday's was a bit of a shock after a week plus of japanese customer service
Forum: China
Jun 29, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 403
Views: 48,174
Posted By Castoreum

has anyone who's more technical in the thread...

has anyone who's more technical in the thread tried using a self hosted vpn?
I often find that sites that block known VPNS or throw up excessive captchas let self hosted VPNs through.

(You lose...
Jun 29, 19, 10:29 am
Replies: 93
Views: 35,112
Posted By Castoreum

it arrived, it's kind of odd - seems like metal...

it arrived, it's kind of odd - seems like metal outside but core is still plastic, not entirely metal?

and restrictonthehanger you are prob right in a majority of cases :)

but I walk to work...
Forum: Travel Tools
Jun 28, 19, 10:02 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,249
Posted By Castoreum

i've gone old school most bookings allow .ics...

i've gone old school most bookings allow .ics exports, i import the cal events into ical and use ical as my itinerary
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 26, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 621
Views: 2,124,432
Posted By Castoreum

What's the traditional tip on a taxi ride in...

What's the traditional tip on a taxi ride in Vegas? % or set #?

(Yes, I'm aware they're scammy, but between lyft's surge pricing and long waits in the summer heat if I know what a fair price to my...
Jun 25, 19, 6:12 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 35,112
Posted By Castoreum

Thanks for the tip, I'll check in my area.

Thanks for the tip, I'll check in my area.
Jun 25, 19, 4:11 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,909
Posted By Castoreum

I don't have an international data plan. It's...

I don't have an international data plan. It's very plausible I'd just buy a dumb phone on arrival + local SIM rather than carry around my expensive phone on vacation
Jun 25, 19, 4:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,367
Posted By Castoreum

When I use the body scanner (I usually opt out...

When I use the body scanner (I usually opt out unless it's very busy) they have allowed me to hold my ID and cash in my hands after a hand inspection.

Similarly I've had them allow me to put the...
Jun 25, 19, 3:44 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By Castoreum

In pretty much any state, any person who...

In pretty much any state, any person who witnesses a violent felony is allowed to intervene to protect others. Do you really want the TSA present to throw up their hands, allow themselves to be...
Jun 25, 19, 3:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By Castoreum

"Travel routers" use 4G, same tech as a cell...

"Travel routers" use 4G, same tech as a cell phone, not the wifi.

No real security benefit though. If a site uses HTTPS you are protected regardless of who listens.

VPNs can be helpful in some...
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