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Dec 4, 12, 11:43 am
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Posted By mzito

Hi guys, Long time, no post, but I had a...

Hi guys,

Long time, no post, but I had a question about what is the most complicated award I've ever tried to book. Back when SQ had their computer issue where award space was wide open, I...
Replies: 249
Views: 4,712
Posted By mzito

I sympathize - I left a Kindle 2.0 on a CDG-JFK...

I sympathize - I left a Kindle 2.0 on a CDG-JFK flight a few months back and did not hear back from baggage services, despite multiple contacts. In addition to the advice above, something to try is...
Jul 7, 09, 11:11 am
Replies: 214
Views: 23,086
Posted By mzito

I don't think they'd let him carry it on due to...

I don't think they'd let him carry it on due to the size....

But I wonder if there's third-party insurance you can get for things like that (not trying to drag this thread off-topic with something...
Jul 7, 09, 9:33 am
Replies: 214
Views: 23,086
Posted By mzito

United Breaks Guitars - YouTube Video

Howdy,

I have no idea of the legitimacy of this gents claims, but apparently last year he was flying ORD-somewhere in Nebraska, and he checked his guitar. During the boarding process, the woman...
Replies: 54
Views: 6,008
Posted By mzito

Even though I almost never watch the inflight...

Even though I almost never watch the inflight entertainment, I'm a little nostalgic about the Eye on American going away. One of my friends from college is a lead on "The Big Bang Theory", and it...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,741
Posted By mzito

I had that on a LAX-JFK flight a few weeks back....

I had that on a LAX-JFK flight a few weeks back. I can second the vote of confidence, it was delicious. My biggest complaint, actually, was that the pork chop, while moist, was very thick, and the...
Replies: 43
Views: 4,151
Posted By mzito

Actually, there is evidence to back this up, from...

Actually, there is evidence to back this up, from a 2006 report by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization:



So why is this?



but would this really make a difference?
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Views: 5,985
Posted By mzito

Also, you might want to call one of the...

Also, you might want to call one of the consolidators, like Cook American Express - with pretty decent advance notice, I've seen fares on QF that are below the NZ fares we've had here, and NZ and SQ...
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Views: 1,444
Posted By mzito

Well, he did say it was a lie-flat seat, so...

Well, he did say it was a lie-flat seat, so probably an F seat - honestly, I've lost cell phones in those and had a brutal time finding them. Even in domestic F, I once had my phone fall out of my...
Replies: 43
Views: 4,151
Posted By mzito

I respectfully disagree with your analysis as...

I respectfully disagree with your analysis as well. There is no need for supplementation for a properly balanced vegetarian diet - that is, one where dairy and eggs are consumed. Vegans (no animal...
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Views: 68,353
Posted By mzito

I think it's mildly petty to compare a flying...

I think it's mildly petty to compare a flying phobia (which I also once had) to the life-crippling issues some of these people face, simply because we don't face those same problems. In some...
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Views: 68,353
Posted By mzito

It's interesting, right after this thread is...

It's interesting, right after this thread is revitalized, the NY Times Sunday Magazine does a whole feature on "service animals" that gives a really good background (imho) for those of us who have...
Replies: 43
Views: 4,151
Posted By mzito

Humans are naturally omnivores. Just because we...

Humans are naturally omnivores. Just because we can eat meat, doesn't mean that we need to, or even should.

It is not unhealthy to be vegetarian - it is possible to be an unhealthy vegetarian and...
Replies: 34
Views: 2,318
Posted By mzito

There was some discussion about that between...

There was some discussion about that between myself and the visa folks (we were all in agreement that I need A visa, just not clear whether a tourist or transit visa), so I just got a tourist visa...
Replies: 34
Views: 2,318
Posted By mzito

Last year I did LGA-ORD-DEL-ORD-LGA, cause I...

Last year I did LGA-ORD-DEL-ORD-LGA, cause I needed to requalify on points, and I found a very cheap B fare. Three hours in delhi airport, and back on the plane.

This year to get myself back up to...
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Views: 1,397
Posted By mzito

I don't know about cords for the empower ports,...

I don't know about cords for the empower ports, but I've used things similar to these:

http://www.amazon.com/Turbo-Charge-Portable-Charger-TBA650/dp/B000R1C42O

For long train and car rides -...
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Views: 15,913
Posted By mzito

People seem to be responding pretty harshly to...

People seem to be responding pretty harshly to the OP - he asked if he *should* ask for compensation, not *how much* he should ask for. It seems pretty clear to me that he was asking our opinion on...
Replies: 65
Views: 6,417
Posted By mzito

I used to use my debit card for everything, and...

I used to use my debit card for everything, and when I did have disputes, they always gave me the money back as a courtesy while they investigated, then I would get a letter in the mail a few weeks...
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Views: 6,417
Posted By mzito

It's more than just moral rights - under Federal...

It's more than just moral rights - under Federal law you are only obligated for up to $50 of charges if you report your debit card stolen. Then, less compelling compared to federal law, both Visa...
Replies: 113
Views: 12,735
Posted By mzito

Not to completely hijack the thread, but what...

Not to completely hijack the thread, but what whiskeys do they carry in the flagship lounges? I've yet to visit one.
Aug 30, 08, 9:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By mzito

Thanks for the prompt response! To follow-up: ...

Thanks for the prompt response! To follow-up:
- it is a lot of flying, but J is wide open on both flights currently, and there's exit row seats both ways ORD-DEL I've already snagged. Having the...
Aug 30, 08, 9:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By mzito

Advice requested on ex-JFK AA MR

Howdy all,

I have been looking for decent MRs out of NYC on AA for forever (if anyone has any secret ones, feel free to PM me), but I did discover something that I think is not terrible, and would...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By mzito

So - I apologize if this is drifting this...

So - I apologize if this is drifting this off-topic, but it doesn't seem worth starting a whole new thread over. When you hold a reservation it says it guarantees your fare for 24 hours - is that a...
Replies: 23
Views: 4,174
Posted By mzito

Having spent extensive time on both UA PS C and...

Having spent extensive time on both UA PS C and AA J, I can say that the UA C product vs. the AA "old business class" product, UA wins on the seat. It's like a giant comfortable la-z-boy, and I...
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