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May 27, 20, 6:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Plato90s

The higher the memory the better. I personally...

The higher the memory the better. I personally went for the S5e - lightest large-format tablet and it's a lot more comfortable long-term. It's a splurge, but if you use them for 2-3 years for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 21, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,206
Posted By Plato90s

From the perspective that the entire airline...

From the perspective that the entire airline industry and the vast majority of the ticket buying passengers are wrong because STS-134 says so, I suppose that makes sense.
Well, sure. Safety...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 21, 19, 6:12 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,206
Posted By Plato90s

American Airlines spent millions advertising...

American Airlines spent millions advertising "more room throughout coach" over the course of years.

It failed to let them price tickets at a premium.

Whether STS-134 believe it or not, those...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 20, 19, 10:49 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,206
Posted By Plato90s

True, the top driver for most of the...

True, the top driver for most of the ticket-buying public is cost.

That's why airlines have the seat pitch/width that fails to meet with STS-134 approval.

They cater to most of their customer...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 19, 19, 5:41 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,206
Posted By Plato90s

Years of experience with airlines trying to...

Years of experience with airlines trying to compete by offering more comfortable seats throughout coach amply illustrates what *you* want isn't what the majority of passengers want.

The question...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 18, 19, 6:00 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 11,836
Posted By Plato90s

I use a small carabiner clip for that purpose. ...

I use a small carabiner clip for that purpose.

It's strong enough to not accidentally break, and the TSA doesn't have to cut anything off if they inspect my bag.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 11, 19, 1:33 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By Plato90s

36,846 miles in 8 days. BOS to NRT via DFW...

36,846 miles in 8 days.

BOS to NRT via DFW roundtrip, then BOS-LAS via SJC roundtrip, and then BOS-ORD-NRT-TPE roundtrip.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 16, 19, 6:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,812
Posted By Plato90s

Never heard of the Paris one, but heard of this...

Never heard of the Paris one, but heard of this one

Man cooks rice at HK airport after missing flight ~ InfoTrove...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 9, 19, 9:01 am
Replies: 40
Views: 9,999
Posted By Plato90s

Nah, get the pink "Hello Unicorn' bag made famous...

Nah, get the pink "Hello Unicorn' bag made famous by Altered Carbon.

https://thenerdstash.com/altered-carbon-hello-unicorn/
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 6, 19, 1:01 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 9,999
Posted By Plato90s

Yeah, happens all the time. As long as you don't...

Yeah, happens all the time. As long as you don't have anything weird looking, nobody would even give it a second glance.

And if you're going to have something wet, invest in a dry-bag. :D
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 4, 19, 7:43 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,281
Posted By Plato90s

Travel yoga mat serves a similar purpose for me.

Travel yoga mat serves a similar purpose for me.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 4, 19, 7:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,230
Posted By Plato90s

Buy an extra set of the same pillow covers as you...

Buy an extra set of the same pillow covers as you normally use at home. Use it for a couple of weeks, and then pack it. The familiar feel/smell of the pillow covers will help with quality of sleep....
Aug 31, 19, 8:20 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,840
Posted By Plato90s

Then Vibram shoes will do just fine. A pair can...

Then Vibram shoes will do just fine. A pair can squish down to the same height as a single minimalist-shoe.

I prefer them when doing elliptical because it's a more natural feel to work the calves...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 25, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
Posted By Plato90s

To show proper respect, the FA should kneel and...

To show proper respect, the FA should kneel and present the drink to the 1-percenter by lifting the cup to lip-level of the customer... :p :D
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 25, 19, 12:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
Posted By Plato90s

Customers that want a fresh can should always ask...

Customers that want a fresh can should always ask for the whole can.
Forum: Thailand
Aug 24, 19, 3:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Plato90s

So the goal is to stay up for ~14hrs or to sleep...

So the goal is to stay up for ~14hrs or to sleep a few hours in the lounge while getting into immigration line multiple times?

I'd just take the train into Bangkok, book a cheap room, and get...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 21, 19, 2:46 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,442
Posted By Plato90s

Yeah, it's nonsense. A friend lives in Jomtien...

Yeah, it's nonsense. A friend lives in Jomtien and he avoids the red light district easily.

Anyways, I wouldn't really recommend Grand Centre Point because there's a new Terminal 21 mall opened...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 21, 19, 2:39 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,206
Posted By Plato90s

But drink service is so much faster by the...

But drink service is so much faster by the pool... :D

I spend enough time in the ocean already on my trips. When it's time to relax/soak up sun, hotel pool deck is perfectly fine. I still get a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 31, 19, 9:24 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,423
Posted By Plato90s

Yes - airline ground staff never question me when...

Yes - airline ground staff never question me when it comes to items strapped to the outside of my backpack.

I have a Patagonia Snowdrifter when I love because it has external straps on all 3x...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 31, 19, 9:11 pm
Replies: 532
Views: 57,312
Posted By Plato90s

(WSJ) Regulators Found High Risk of Emergency...

(WSJ) Regulators Found High Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash
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Jul 29, 19, 5:59 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,769
Posted By Plato90s

I had a similar issue with an Asian airline,...

I had a similar issue with an Asian airline, except my problem was that I lost the credit card used to book the flight earlier that day.... but their anti-fraud procedures required I show the card.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 28, 19, 5:59 pm
Replies: 532
Views: 57,312
Posted By Plato90s

The fact that the aircraft handles differently is...

The fact that the aircraft handles differently is not in dispute. Different/unstable in certain situations doesn't necessarily mean dangerous.

I think the 737 Max can indeed be operated safely,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 25, 19, 11:03 am
Replies: 532
Views: 57,312
Posted By Plato90s

If Boeing doesn't think it's a good business...

If Boeing doesn't think it's a good business decision to buy simulators now so it'd be available in 3 months when airlines will be demanding it, then they're idiots.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 25, 19, 8:34 am
Replies: 532
Views: 57,312
Posted By Plato90s

If Boeing thinks like this, they are idiots. ...

If Boeing thinks like this, they are idiots.

The fallout from the 737 Max issue is measured in billions. It would be smarter to place an order for 200x units at $10M a pop and send them for free...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 24, 19, 11:00 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 6,323
Posted By Plato90s

Umm, MSG is in all kinds of food, not just...

Umm, MSG is in all kinds of food, not just Chinese.

https://www.foodnavigator.com/Article/2015/10/07/Does-MSG-have-a-future-in-Europe-as-umami-gains-flavour-favour


And it was first produced...
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