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Jul 25, 19, 5:00 pm
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Posted By Well Red

He may never have been gruntled to begin with......

He may never have been gruntled to begin with... =)

Actually, AmEx offered me some MR points as "compensation" but since the policy is that lounges can restrict to Centurion only on certain days,...
Jul 25, 19, 4:30 pm
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Posted By Well Red

See my previous post for the results of my call...

See my previous post for the results of my call to AmEx and their feedback about the "Centurion only" restriction.

Regarding my length of interaction... basically I entered, there was no line but...
Jul 25, 19, 4:17 pm
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Posted By Well Red

As an update: I called and was told that the...

As an update: I called and was told that the general Centurion policy is that Centurion holders are always allowed in, and Platinum holders are allowed in on a "space available" basis. However, the...
Jul 16, 19, 2:05 pm
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Posted By Well Red

Agreed... that’s why I’m posting here. I mean,...

Agreed... that’s why I’m posting here. I mean, I’ve seen that response before to non-PLT/Centurion holders trying to buy their way in. But never to a PLT. That’s also why I clarified the card I was...
Jul 16, 19, 1:37 pm
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Posted By Well Red

At the SEA lounge today, it was probably the...

At the SEA lounge today, it was probably the least crowded I’ve seen it in the last year+, however, they wouldn’t let me in. I asked on a wait list and was told that only Centurion holders would be...
Jun 5, 19, 8:15 am
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Posted By Well Red

Received mine last week in NYC. The pens are nice...

Received mine last week in NYC. The pens are nice and solid. The small pouch actually fits my laptop cords well and fits better in my briefcase than the name-brand cord pouch that came with it. The...
Apr 27, 19, 4:45 pm
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Posted By Well Red

One more data point here. Several of my...

One more data point here. Several of my co-workers on my current project also have AMB status. They all received theirs Tuesday/Wednesday. I just got home from a week on client site and... no love.
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Mar 24, 19, 5:57 pm
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Views: 16,871
Posted By Well Red

You are wrong. DAC: Digital Analog Converter....

You are wrong. DAC: Digital Analog Converter. Second most important item when playing a digital source file after quality of the source. Everything uses a DAC since every speaker (ear or loud) uses...
Mar 21, 19, 1:56 pm
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Views: 213,070
Posted By Well Red

Just a quick update: Last word I heard from...

Just a quick update:
Last word I heard from Marriott was that all accounts are being reviewed in January and anyone who is determined to still qualify would hear from their assigned Ambassador no...
Feb 14, 19, 6:48 pm
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Posted By Well Red

On the spend side I qualified by a comfortable......

On the spend side I qualified by a comfortable... and I don't think I've done anything prohibited or questionable in my years of Pre-Merger Marriott Platinum. I pretty much only use Marriott for work...
Jan 30, 19, 12:04 am
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Posted By Well Red

I’m having a similar experience, except less...

I’m having a similar experience, except less positive. Made Ambasador last year. Other than the app and website congratulating me on my “achievement”, not a peep from Marriott. Didn’t really care,...
Jan 16, 19, 3:32 pm
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Views: 1,462
Posted By Well Red

Possibly a similar issue: The Hertz website...

Possibly a similar issue: The Hertz website allows me to log in, but when I then try to go to "my account", it prompts me to "register for gold". Additionally, it does not show my upcoming rentals...
Jan 10, 19, 7:32 am
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Views: 11,057
Posted By Well Red

- Toiletries inside that I would use, I hang on...

- Toiletries inside that I would use, I hang on to (and use up)--which explains why I've not bought chapstick in ~10 years.
- Toiletries I have no interest in (eye cream, etc) go to the girlfriend....
Dec 31, 18, 9:37 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

​​​​​​ ​​​​​​Oh interesting. I never knew! I...

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​​​​​​Oh interesting. I never knew! I wonder if they have a US number? Thanks!
Dec 31, 18, 9:31 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

Pardon the ignorance, but what is You First? (if...

Pardon the ignorance, but what is You First? (if it helps, I'm an AA EXPLT/OWE. BA is usually booked via codeshare.)
Dec 31, 18, 9:25 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

The 9 hour layover was back in December, 2018 and...

The 9 hour layover was back in December, 2018 and was on the 26th, so maybe it was holiday travel. The attempt at booking in advance was this trip--5 hour layover, but after the joys of LHR transfer...
Dec 31, 18, 9:13 am
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Posted By Well Red

On AA, even on the American Eagle (short haul...

On AA, even on the American Eagle (short haul operated by 3rd parties like Republic or Envoy), in Economy all MCE pax get free premium drinks and all Executive Platinum and OWE pax get a free premium...
Dec 31, 18, 8:57 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

I should add, I'm actually writing this after...

I should add, I'm actually writing this after having been denied yet again... on a 4 hour layover in First. This was the time I tried booking in advance as I pulled my neck while in China, but.......
Dec 31, 18, 8:54 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

Glad to hear it's actually possible. I usually...

Glad to hear it's actually possible. I usually travel off-peak and I've had (so far, a 0 out of 5 in CW and a 0 out of 2 in First) but, strangely, I've had a 3 of 3 success rate with Virgin...
Dec 31, 18, 8:44 am
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Well Red

Success with Elemis Spa at LHR?

Hi all, random question here: I'm wondering if anyone has had success with getting a spa treatment at either Elemis in LHR T5? I've tried several times, including once when I had a 9 hour layover and...
Oct 17, 18, 11:26 pm
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Views: 8,063
Posted By Well Red

Ahhhh... The good old MD-80. I have several fond...

Ahhhh... The good old MD-80. I have several fond memories of them:
1. They were basically the only airframe I rode in while in college. See, in the late 90s TWA had an amazing student fare that was...
Oct 8, 18, 8:17 am
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Views: 28,541
Posted By Well Red

The irony of this is I'm a legacy MR customer. So...

The irony of this is I'm a legacy MR customer. So there shouldn't be Data Import/Conversion issues. Almost two months now with no fix.

Update: It appears that the reason is because my first year...
Oct 2, 18, 9:35 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 16,871
Posted By Well Red

Actually, #1...

Actually, #1 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) is not entirely correct. I own the H9i headphones and yes, they have Bluetooth. They also have a 1/8" port and...
Oct 2, 18, 5:20 am
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Posted By Well Red

AA 738 “Emergency” at LGA 10/2/18

Taxiing out this morning at about 7am and all of a sudden we stop and the captain says that due to an emergency with an airplane, all movement is on hold. Then a bunch of police, fire and rescue...
Sep 27, 18, 11:38 am
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Views: 28,541
Posted By Well Red

I wonder if Starwood Lurker would be willing to...

I wonder if Starwood Lurker would be willing to chime in on this. Especially as I've been having a similar issue with Customer Care.

My base issue is that I'm only showign two MR lifetime Elite...
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