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Jul 26, 18, 9:13 am
Replies: 837
Views: 94,705
Posted By greggarious

Can anyone who flies often give me a lowdown of...

Can anyone who flies often give me a lowdown of how bad it is currently?

Last I flew IIRC you had to take out anything larger than a cell phone (ex: tablet). I've heard they're paranoid about...
Jul 19, 18, 4:03 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 7,172
Posted By greggarious

you shouldn't drink beer on planes you'll fart up...

you shouldn't drink beer on planes you'll fart up the cabin
Jul 15, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,894
Posted By greggarious

I have lawyer friends who would jump at the...

I have lawyer friends who would jump at the chance for a test case on this issue, heh
Jul 14, 18, 10:41 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,894
Posted By greggarious

[Moderator's note: This post and the responses...

[Moderator's note: This post and the responses were relocated from a thread...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 18, 3:45 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,484
Posted By greggarious

Yes. I purposefully have my bills paid on a...

Yes. I purposefully have my bills paid on a separate card from the one I use for day to day purchases. I keep an eye out for fraud, but I'm not liable and worst case I have to use my backup card for...
Jun 17, 18, 3:53 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 39,010
Posted By greggarious

Once I had a tight connection due to a delay, and...

Once I had a tight connection due to a delay, and they had a special immigration lane for people with tight connections. I try to fly through whenever possible, they seem to be very efficient +...
Forum: Las Vegas
Jun 10, 18, 9:38 am
Replies: 605
Views: 146,196
Posted By greggarious

I'm interested in all you can eat sushi - I've...

I'm interested in all you can eat sushi - I've heard good things about Jjanga, do people agree?

(Also looking for traditional buffet suggestions but IIRC the sushi is not as good at those as one...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 7, 18, 11:05 am
Replies: 214
Views: 21,839
Posted By greggarious

Definitely not OP - in fact I try to collect soil...

Definitely not OP - in fact I try to collect soil and rocks from every country I visit.
Jun 2, 18, 10:10 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By greggarious

Interesting point, I didn't think of that. I have...

Interesting point, I didn't think of that. I have been wanting to visit South America at some point. I'm actually inclined to save them for that, thanks.



Is Spirit that bad if you plan ahead?...
Jun 1, 18, 6:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By greggarious

NK?

NK?
May 31, 18, 3:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By greggarious

yeah only issue is I'm pretty frugal so I don't...

yeah only issue is I'm pretty frugal so I don't want to flail around trying to hit the minimum spend. My plan is to read up onf MS and sign up for United Explorer + CSP at some point in the future to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 31, 18, 11:00 am
Replies: 607
Views: 139,165
Posted By greggarious

The observation deck at the Tokyo Metropolitan...

The observation deck at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/english/offices/observat.html). Free to go up, located in Shinjuku, great view of the city.
May 31, 18, 10:52 am
Replies: 57
Views: 10,853
Posted By greggarious

so if i'm ordering a vodka martini, what do you...

so if i'm ordering a vodka martini, what do you recommend for a mid range spirit? (not rotgut but not paying out the butt for something that by definition is tasteless)
May 31, 18, 10:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By greggarious

Best use of ~40k United points?

So I have ~43k United Miles saved up. I won't be traveling for work much with my new job and debating how to use these existing ones and wanted to reach out for insight.

One thought was to take a...
Forum: San Francisco
May 20, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By greggarious

I'd rather they open an El Farolito ;) (Or...

I'd rather they open an El Farolito ;)

(Or any decent taqueria)

It's a pain having to BART to the mission and back on every long layover, heh
Forum: Las Vegas
May 20, 18, 9:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,952
Posted By greggarious

I'd look into a book on limit poker OP. If...

I'd look into a book on limit poker OP.

If you stick to LIMIT poker, you don't have to worry about going all in etc. Install the Bravo Poker app on your phone to see who's offering... IIRC the...
May 13, 18, 9:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,893
Posted By greggarious

Doesn't Denver only have 1 massive checkpoint...

Doesn't Denver only have 1 massive checkpoint rather than several shorter lines? I flew through once and it seemed long but there's also like 40 screening stations and it moves quickly
May 13, 18, 9:26 am
Replies: 189
Views: 26,651
Posted By greggarious

Ironically, I'd started drinking tomato juice...

Ironically, I'd started drinking tomato juice instead of alcohol on board and found it significantly helped with not getting jet lagged or sick (I have bad allergies that get aggravated by the dry...
May 11, 18, 8:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,391
Posted By greggarious

Electronics all look the same on xray. It's not a...

Electronics all look the same on xray. It's not a big deal, I've traveled with circuit boards and wires and not had issues.
May 7, 18, 11:28 am
Replies: 189
Views: 26,651
Posted By greggarious

I was a fan of tomato juice - it tastes good,...

I was a fan of tomato juice - it tastes good, gives some vitamin C, and has no sugar. It always seemed to be a decently popular choice when I flew, I'm surprised they got rid of it.

I feel bad for...
Apr 22, 18, 5:47 pm
Replies: 9,890
Views: 3,160,980
Posted By greggarious

So you would have gotten yourself arrested for...

So you would have gotten yourself arrested for disobeying flight crew? Interesting strategy
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 18, 18, 12:36 pm
Replies: 837
Views: 97,559
Posted By greggarious

I never went often enough to get much anyways......

I never went often enough to get much anyways... but you get free refills at any level which was nice. I'd buy the smallest coffee and use their (fast) wifi when traveling for work.
Apr 18, 18, 9:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,090
Posted By greggarious

It's my understanding hotel safes are pretty safe...

It's my understanding hotel safes are pretty safe since only employees can open them... hotels will quickly fire anyone pilfering from them. (But anything not put inside may disappear)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 9, 18, 9:32 am
Replies: 65
Views: 12,516
Posted By greggarious

No. This is not your friend, they are an employee...

No. This is not your friend, they are an employee providing a service. That's at best condescending and more likely, creepy. You are not entitled to affection.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 15, 18, 1:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
Posted By greggarious

It shouldn't be an issue going out, though it may...

It shouldn't be an issue going out, though it may be on your next trip in. IIRC there is no passport check to leave the EU just a check on arriving in the next country.
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