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Mar 19, 18, 9:03 am
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Posted By northwest_buckeye

I would guess you're referring to EPS white foam....

I would guess you're referring to EPS white foam. Styrofoam is XPS, trademarked by the Dow Chemical Corp, and is used for the continuous insulation (CI) on walls, roofs, etc in the commercial...
Mar 19, 18, 8:32 am
Replies: 147
Views: 16,549
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Who reads their phone in an aircraft lav? Get in,...

Who reads their phone in an aircraft lav? Get in, get out.
Mar 8, 18, 5:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,299
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Same. Who are all these people getting so much...

Same. Who are all these people getting so much work done at the 56k dial-up speed Gogo provides?
Jan 31, 18, 5:57 am
Replies: 19
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Posted By northwest_buckeye

Lifetime status still gets a card, if you're...

Lifetime status still gets a card, if you're close to that.
Jan 26, 18, 7:57 am
Replies: 59
Views: 8,404
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Really wouldn't worry about any free upgrades,...

Really wouldn't worry about any free upgrades, especially for a companion, on this route. Paid and elite heavy F.
Jan 7, 18, 7:47 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By northwest_buckeye

​​​I've had this happen a couple times....

​​​I've had this happen a couple times. Absolutely par for the course. If there's any way possible to avoid responsibility (i.e. Blame the weather), DL will do it.
Oct 23, 17, 7:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Absolutely. My wife grew up in Pittsburgh, and...

Absolutely. My wife grew up in Pittsburgh, and I'm from rural Ohio. Not a huge cultural difference in our childhoods. A couple different slang terms, but that's about it.
Sep 13, 17, 6:33 am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,998
Posted By northwest_buckeye

I always give a vague answer, usually the three...

I always give a vague answer, usually the three initials of our holding company. No one knows what it is but it sounds like it could be important. No one bats an eye.
Sep 6, 17, 12:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,676
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Nice work... Probably should have tried that. But...

Nice work... Probably should have tried that. But they had us going back and forth for 3 weeks and I was pretty much done dealing with them. Beautiful property, though.
Sep 5, 17, 11:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,676
Posted By northwest_buckeye

The 50k points cap is pretty much set in stone,...

The 50k points cap is pretty much set in stone, from my experience. It was one of two factors the RC Amelia Island refused to budge on.
Aug 17, 17, 11:04 am
Replies: 156
Views: 21,092
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Geographical convenience... As in hub captive by...

Geographical convenience... As in hub captive by DL the last two places I've lived for an extended period of time.
Aug 17, 17, 11:02 am
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Posted By northwest_buckeye

Comfort + boards in SKY.

Comfort + boards in SKY.
Aug 14, 17, 2:31 pm
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Posted By northwest_buckeye

Remember, Warren Buffett has lived in the same...

Remember, Warren Buffett has lived in the same house for 50 years and drives a 10 year old Caddy. A lot of people, especially the older generation of flyover country, won't ever show you how much...
Jul 16, 17, 2:04 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 7,416
Posted By northwest_buckeye

As a plat a few years back, we booked a resort...

As a plat a few years back, we booked a resort view room on points at the RC Grand Cayman. We were upgraded to an oceanview one bedroom residential suite. Regular room rates were $850 for our...
Jul 10, 17, 8:33 am
Replies: 620
Views: 69,490
Posted By northwest_buckeye

My thinking as well. That's a long flight round...

My thinking as well. That's a long flight round trip and that $1400 difference might be worth it for the comfort alone.
Forum: Ritz Carlton
Jun 30, 17, 7:55 am
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Views: 1,848
Posted By northwest_buckeye

All of them.

All of them.
Jun 22, 17, 6:24 am
Replies: 168
Views: 21,864
Posted By northwest_buckeye

I'm also HH Gold, chasing diamond. This further...

I'm also HH Gold, chasing diamond. This further incentivizes that.
Jun 21, 17, 7:24 am
Replies: 168
Views: 21,864
Posted By northwest_buckeye

I've canceled my next 4 upcoming stays (which...

I've canceled my next 4 upcoming stays (which amount to 10 nights) with Marriott, and plan on switching exclusively to Hilton for the time being.

So yes, Marriott will absolutely lose business...
Apr 25, 17, 8:09 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,603
Posted By northwest_buckeye

For a little over $100/pp (with a group 6),...

For a little over $100/pp (with a group 6), that's almost a value on some days.
Apr 22, 17, 10:19 am
Replies: 78
Views: 7,660
Posted By northwest_buckeye

There is not one shred of factual evidence that...

There is not one shred of factual evidence that the FAM program saves lives. Correlation does not equal causation. It's one of the "warm and fuzzy" government initiatives, like 99% of them, that is...
Apr 20, 17, 2:01 pm
Replies: 888
Views: 117,259
Posted By northwest_buckeye

Same for me. Waiting on 3 stays to post from the...

Same for me. Waiting on 3 stays to post from the last 2 weeks. About 10k points from LT Gold, so I'm overly checking my account.

Glad its not just me, not glad Marriott IT sucks again.
Apr 11, 17, 8:05 am
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Views: 647,291
Posted By northwest_buckeye

So... Then UA just greatly lowered their...

So... Then UA just greatly lowered their profitability, and thus the market, in order to compete?

You don't do the business maths, do you?
Apr 11, 17, 6:13 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 647,291
Posted By northwest_buckeye

For all of the United/Munoz backers regarding...

For all of the United/Munoz backers regarding this flight, how do you get through life being so economically illiterate? This WILL absolutely cost United more than the voucher amounts they should've...
Apr 11, 17, 6:04 am
Replies: 73
Views: 9,745
Posted By northwest_buckeye

While waiting for a 5 hour delay DTW-ATL Friday...

While waiting for a 5 hour delay DTW-ATL Friday afternoon, I overheard an interesting, but brief, convo between a male and female FA heading to another gate. As they overlooked the crowd at our gate...
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