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Aug 13, 19, 9:38 am
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Posted By scwam

Sad to say, but at the rate of what I saw alone...

Sad to say, but at the rate of what I saw alone at just one deserted island, these beautiful beaches will be destroyed before 10 years. I mean, here even on Faarufushi island, I was picking up bits...
Aug 12, 19, 11:10 pm
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Posted By scwam

Well, to give them benefit of the doubt, I...

Well, to give them benefit of the doubt, I specifically asked to go to that island although I think they were trying to persuade me to visit another island where there are people.
Aug 12, 19, 9:40 pm
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Posted By scwam

Unfortunately, I didn't. Was using my DSLR on a...

Unfortunately, I didn't. Was using my DSLR on a gimbal mostly for large video files of family. The only pic I have shows the the least littered area here....
Aug 12, 19, 11:06 am
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Posted By scwam

What's up with the plastic pollution here in the...

What's up with the plastic pollution here in the Maldives? We just took a short boat ride to the uninhabited island Maanenfushi today and the amount of plastic items littering the beach-line and way...
Jul 31, 19, 12:32 am
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Posted By scwam

They need to do that. Honestly, those mini...

They need to do that. Honestly, those mini bottles have crappy shampoo anyhow and are a complete nuisance. While they're at it, might as well switch up the miniature toothpaste that only squeeze out...
Jul 25, 19, 4:02 am
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Posted By scwam

You're enjoying your first early evening cocktail...

You're enjoying your first early evening cocktail watching the sunset fall into the horizon, and in the distance slowly appearing are several high-speed cigarette boats from AYTE, the Agency of Yacht...
Jul 24, 19, 11:56 pm
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Posted By scwam

Of course, this wasn't meant to happen. Remember...

Of course, this wasn't meant to happen. Remember this is a U.S. company and liability issues arise if there happens to be injury or death as a result of something they don't take due diligence with....
Jul 24, 19, 5:33 am
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Posted By scwam

Which two days were they? Like I mentioned before...

Which two days were they? Like I mentioned before they seem to be not willing to release the Thurs/Frid I canceled. Also, what is BAR?
Jul 24, 19, 2:20 am
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Posted By scwam

I'm not sure what you mean because you said you...

I'm not sure what you mean because you said you cancelled a cash booking. Of course cash bookings will go back into the inventory if nobody else takes the room. But about canceling point bookings - a...
Jul 19, 19, 12:31 am
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Posted By scwam

I wouldn't quite agree with that, and I think my...

I wouldn't quite agree with that, and I think my wife would disagree somewhat more than I (from N.E. China). But you know, how people in Shanghai distinguish themselves as not really Chinese.

BTW....
Jul 17, 19, 11:00 pm
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Posted By scwam

Haa haa ha ha! Love reading your posts! My German...

Haa haa ha ha! Love reading your posts! My German grandmother use do that in the late 70's at restaurants with cutlery & butter.
Jul 17, 19, 3:32 am
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Posted By scwam

I wondered that too. But thought it had to be a...

I wondered that too. But thought it had to be a misinterpretation. They don't want us card-earned based diamond status plebs making drunken fools of ourselves. Nevertheless, the pics are cool and add...
Jul 16, 19, 8:12 am
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Posted By scwam

@Smurfettepharoh...

@Smurfettepharoh (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/smurfettepharoh.html):
How was the freshness, taste, texture, & the delicateness of the 2nd round overall (1-10 scale)? Seems they might be...
Jul 16, 19, 5:34 am
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Posted By scwam

I plan to cancel my standard room points...

I plan to cancel my standard room points redemption this Friday evening U.S. time. It's two bookings Aug 10-15th and 15-17th.
In the meantime, I want to see if Hilton has those specific dates...
Jul 15, 19, 4:56 am
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Posted By scwam

I wonder what the cost of butter is there. I mean...

I wonder what the cost of butter is there. I mean you can get extremely good butter in Poland or fine Hokkaido butter here in Japan, and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg. I got a feeling I know why...
Jul 15, 19, 2:34 am
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Posted By scwam

Based on my prior research and data checking, I...

Based on my prior research and data checking, I believe that was at least a 3 level upgrade and a damn good value. Good work!
Jul 13, 19, 7:20 am
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Posted By scwam

Well, I was one of those who also complained...

Well, I was one of those who also complained about prices. Yet, even so, I chose to still cancel my points reservation here and pay more than double the out-of-pocket cash expense for an alternative...
Jul 13, 19, 6:03 am
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Posted By scwam

Ok, completely got it now. His seemingly...

Ok, completely got it now.
His seemingly segregated term of "you" vs. the more appropriate classification of "us" had me perplexed. Thanks for YOUR explanation.
Jul 12, 19, 5:14 am
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Posted By scwam

What do you mean by these sentences?

What do you mean by these sentences?
Jul 11, 19, 7:44 am
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Posted By scwam

jphripjah...

jphripjah (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/jphripjah.html)! You make me laugh with your comments!
Jul 10, 19, 8:16 am
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Posted By scwam

I'm out! Going to cancel my points reservation...

I'm out! Going to cancel my points reservation for next month Aug 10th to Aug 17th. If anyone is looking for those dates next month then hopefully the 2-bed beach villa should go back into the bucket...
Jul 9, 19, 1:00 am
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Posted By scwam

Interested in the first snorkeling report.

Interested in the first snorkeling report.
Jul 7, 19, 10:21 am
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Posted By scwam

$72 is somewhat cheap for 200 grams Waygu even if...

$72 is somewhat cheap for 200 grams Waygu even if it is only the steak. I think we pay around $150+ for 200 grams from upper middle tier Wagyu here in Tokyo in a 3-course meal. But typically less...
Jul 7, 19, 8:13 am
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Posted By scwam

Thanks alanslegal...

Thanks alanslegal (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/alanslegal.html), Stivelio, and especially jphripjah (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/jphripjah.html) for the extremely informative...
Jul 7, 19, 3:54 am
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Posted By scwam

[/LIST]This is exactly what I would not want to...

[/LIST]This is exactly what I would not want to expect at a resort of this level. This type of subdued pressure on patrons makes people uncomfortable. However, with these American conglomerates (btw...
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