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Dec 10, 18, 10:57 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 4,000
Posted By DaveObee

A newspaper, a magazine, a drink, maybe a snack,...

A newspaper, a magazine, a drink, maybe a snack, good wifi, a chance to leave my stuff at a chair worry-free while I slip to the washroom ... I'd pay $10 for that, even $20.

A shower? Well, I paid...
May 6, 18, 12:00 am
Replies: 292
Views: 34,956
Posted By DaveObee

There I was on Thursday, in the semi-cheap seats...

There I was on Thursday, in the semi-cheap seats from YVR to YYZ. I was muttering to myself that I should paid for real J, not the fake J of Premium Economy. I had dreams of lie-flat seats and a...
Mar 27, 18, 10:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By DaveObee

It's worked for me consistently for the past five...

It's worked for me consistently for the past five years or so. And I am a long way from SE.
Mar 18, 18, 3:02 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 34,956
Posted By DaveObee

Always great to have a chance encounter like...

Always great to have a chance encounter like that, ffsim. Knowing 24left as I do, and living on the edge of the Pacific, every few days I stand outside for an hour or so, gazing into the sky in case...
Feb 28, 18, 1:45 am
Replies: 296
Views: 44,835
Posted By DaveObee

I think we can all be judgy this year. When we...

I think we can all be judgy this year. When we see someone with new tags and new straps, we can declare the person to be a fool, or supremely confident, or an uneducated non-FTer flying for the first...
Feb 6, 18, 11:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By DaveObee

And this is why I posted my whine here! Thanks....

And this is why I posted my whine here! Thanks. Next time will be better.
Feb 6, 18, 10:59 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By DaveObee

The misery of phoning Air Canada

I hate to complain, but...

I have a flight booked for next week, YYJ-YVR-YUL. Today I learned I have to be in Vancouver for a few hours that morning, so I called to change the YVR-YUL segment to a...
Dec 9, 17, 12:27 am
Replies: 704
Views: 103,797
Posted By DaveObee

I knew I would be way short in two categories but...

I knew I would be way short in two categories but I thought the third would carry me over the top. Nope.

From E35K aiming for E50K: I have 53 per cent of AQM, 72 per cent of AQS, and 135 per cent...
Dec 3, 17, 6:23 pm
Replies: 704
Views: 103,797
Posted By DaveObee

In 2016, the first words on this topic came in...

In 2016, the first words on this topic came in the first week in December, so this might be the week to hear some news.

If it happens again, I am eligible the way I calculate things, but there is...
Dec 2, 17, 12:50 am
Replies: 704
Views: 103,797
Posted By DaveObee

Patiently (well, not really) waiting for an...

Patiently (well, not really) waiting for an update on this thread.... Any word about 2018?
Nov 1, 17, 11:28 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 13,504
Posted By DaveObee

Alcohol is no problem, it's the Kit Kats that are...

Alcohol is no problem, it's the Kit Kats that are restricted. Or so I have been led to believe.
Oct 29, 17, 7:26 pm
Replies: 2,781
Views: 646,357
Posted By DaveObee

October 27, AC214 YVR-YYC from a Tango fare --...

October 27, AC214 YVR-YYC from a Tango fare -- $789.

Wow. Just wow.

Declined.

(Does anyone take these things at that price?)
Sep 28, 17, 10:10 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 20,663
Posted By DaveObee

I don't remember it stopping in Cranbrook when...

I don't remember it stopping in Cranbrook when the flight was started. That might have been a later addition.

At the risk of getting this convo even more off topic, there was a huge fight between...
Sep 27, 17, 10:01 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 20,663
Posted By DaveObee

The passenger on Saturday night in YYC was a...

The passenger on Saturday night in YYC was a youngish (compared to me, that is not saying much) woman who at first seemed to be throwing a hissy fit. Slamming the door of the overhead bin, that sort...
Sep 25, 17, 9:33 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 20,663
Posted By DaveObee

OP, when did you make it to YYJ? A passenger on...

OP, when did you make it to YYJ? A passenger on 8557 (left YYC at 7:05 Saturday night) was raging about the delays and issues with the Medicine Hat connection, and the need to pay $100 for a shuttle....
Sep 10, 17, 7:28 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,437
Posted By DaveObee

As much as I like jerry305's idea, I have to ask:...

As much as I like jerry305's idea, I have to ask: Why, why, why did you take them in the first place? They are no good for listening to anything. Maybe they could be used to strangle someone in a...
May 19, 17, 1:10 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 17,053
Posted By DaveObee

Re the credit card verification: For years I have...

Re the credit card verification: For years I have paid for travel for my daughter, who was working in Tokyo. I buy a ticket, send the itinerary to her, she shows up at NRT and HND and all is fine....
May 18, 17, 3:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By DaveObee

To answer several questions, not necessarily in...

To answer several questions, not necessarily in the order they were asked:

1. Photos are used to draw the reader into a story, whether in print or online. Video is important for television. Do not...
May 16, 17, 10:51 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 32,814
Posted By DaveObee

Nice party favours. Thanks a lot to Lights-a-blur...

Nice party favours. Thanks a lot to Lights-a-blur for mailing them out -- now that I have your home address, I can start creeping around there at night -- and to Dorian for getting the job done --...
May 15, 17, 4:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,976
Posted By DaveObee

Last year, I had the same problem you have now:...

Last year, I had the same problem you have now: Too much AQD for the AQM and AQS. After several Google Flights searches and playing with different choices, I picked up 10 segments in one day, with...
May 14, 17, 5:10 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 20,895
Posted By DaveObee

There are two sides to every story. We should not...

There are two sides to every story. We should not reach conclusions based on one side.

That conversation could have easily been reported as a "see, the call centre people really do think we are...
May 13, 17, 3:57 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 5,225
Posted By DaveObee

Great post. Two thoughts that really resonate: ...

Great post. Two thoughts that really resonate:



Well said.
May 13, 17, 11:12 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,225
Posted By DaveObee

1. All customers (well, except for the one per...

1. All customers (well, except for the one per cent) are cheap these days. Everyone wants something for nothing. Nobody sees value in anything. This applies to just about every good or service...
May 12, 17, 4:45 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 32,814
Posted By DaveObee

I rushed home to check my mail today. All I got...

I rushed home to check my mail today. All I got was an envelope offering some new way to boost my testosterone count. I think I got ripped off.
May 11, 17, 10:33 am
Replies: 1,568
Views: 267,669
Posted By DaveObee

Negotiating behind closed doors has not worked...

Negotiating behind closed doors has not worked out. Now they are negotiating in public. This ain't over. Don't panic.
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