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Apr 20, 20, 5:55 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 22,722
Posted By mingzie

No, China already got extended. These are Tits...

No, China already got extended. These are Tits that got wrongfully hard landed. They aren't just randomly giving people Plat. This has absolutely nothing to do with this topic lol
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Apr 6, 20, 1:25 am
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

You would think this to be the case but it's not....

You would think this to be the case but it's not. Even when rooms are free, the hotel will be hesitant to provide the upgrade because it costs more to housekeep (it's not a fixed cost, it's paid by...
Apr 5, 20, 11:44 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Hotels don't give more upgrades or better lounges...

Hotels don't give more upgrades or better lounges when there are less people staying. What happens is they cost cut and charge more for the upgrades and treat their guests worse. Case in point -...
Mar 28, 20, 4:50 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 29,289
Posted By mingzie

Yes, there is. The fact that there is an...

Yes, there is. The fact that there is an uncertain time line should be more the reason for companies to make accommodations for it's customers now. What makes Marriott so special that every other...
Mar 26, 20, 4:02 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 29,289
Posted By mingzie

LOL. I find it funny that everyone also has to...

LOL. I find it funny that everyone also has to add a comment to spin the positive that Hilton has done into a negative. Imagine that - doing something positive for the consumer means "they think...
Mar 26, 20, 3:49 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 24,184
Posted By mingzie

Huh - there's no difference in either scenario...

Huh - there's no difference in either scenario except if you had points to burn it would actually be possible to book at Hilton. Marriott is actually insulting you because you aren't even allowed to...
Mar 25, 20, 11:23 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 24,184
Posted By mingzie

​​​​​​That is a silly comparison. The hotel you...

​​​​​​That is a silly comparison. The hotel you are comparing has the standard room booked out. Actually, the equivalent to Marriott is you aren't even allowed to book any room once the standard...
Mar 25, 20, 10:05 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 24,184
Posted By mingzie

I have no hatred for MR, I have hatred for what...

I have no hatred for MR, I have hatred for what MR has done and is doing.

How is it fair to compare Hilton Gold status to Marriott Platinum/Titanium? The fact that you're even trying to compare...
Mar 25, 20, 9:19 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 22,686
Posted By mingzie

That is unlikely. That credit card is only...

That is unlikely. That credit card is only available in the US. Even in the US not everyone has that credit card that gives Diamond (such as yourself - you only have Gold). Hilton has HUGE number of...
Mar 25, 20, 9:07 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 24,184
Posted By mingzie

Your argument started off as "Gold at Hilton is...

Your argument started off as "Gold at Hilton is 40 nights vs 25 nights at Marriott so is reasonably better"
You then go on to say - BUT "Platinum at Marriott is 50 nights vs Hilton Gold at 40 nights...
Mar 25, 20, 8:54 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 81,667
Posted By mingzie

Utility companies are actually extremely...

Utility companies are actually extremely competitive on price and benefits and will actively try to beat your current offer to get you to move from a competitor. I can't say the same for Marriott.
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Mar 25, 20, 4:28 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 24,184
Posted By mingzie

The US is a very small part of the world in...

The US is a very small part of the world in comparison to the entire of Earth. Did you know it's the only place where you can sign up for that CC. Also, CC is not free, it's normal to get around...
Mar 25, 20, 4:14 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

​​​​​​1) There is no clause that limits the...

​​​​​​1) There is no clause that limits the number of lounges and breakfasts they give out. I stay at high end hotels in APAC and the lounges have been superb. In times where status has been hard to...
Mar 25, 20, 3:55 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

I see this mentioned a lot about the points but...

I see this mentioned a lot about the points but people seem to forget that points value is relative. Marriott points are sold at almost double to Hilton. It's also much harder to earn points at...
Mar 24, 20, 7:41 am
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Except sometimes it is greener. Look at the...

Except sometimes it is greener. Look at the absolute overwhelming positivity expressed in Hyatt and Hilton threads vs Marriott during this crucial period.

Devaluations came and went with all...
Mar 24, 20, 2:45 am
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Sure - as soon as you explain the first example...

Sure - as soon as you explain the first example ;)

Otherwise the rest of your post is just hogwash and noise around the edges. You guys sure can attack a strawman, too bad you can't answer the...
Mar 24, 20, 12:42 am
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Yeah, there are pages of people attacking me and...

Yeah, there are pages of people attacking me and I'm not even directing my question towards them.

Go figure - they have their status already so everyone else can get screwed. Pure selfishness is...
Mar 23, 20, 10:41 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Mental gymnastics I see. At FlyerTalk we should...

Mental gymnastics I see. At FlyerTalk we should discuss with logic, not with funny mental gymnastics with zero logic.
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You can explain away anything with mental gymnastics

It's like saying...
Mar 23, 20, 10:39 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

It is a big worry for me. I spend hard earned...

It is a big worry for me. I spend hard earned cash, my entire life 9-5 or more working for my dollars. If a company lies about what they are offering and that in turn leads me to make different...
Mar 23, 20, 10:36 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Because I don't just want a statement, I want a...

Because I don't just want a statement, I want a resolution and fix for this.
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If that is completely not possible, I want a damn good reason as to why they lied.
Mar 23, 20, 10:31 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

As stated by a moderator, please refrain from...

As stated by a moderator, please refrain from beating the dead horse and belittling people by telling them we should not be worried about this. There is a life after Coronavirus. It's like going to a...
Mar 23, 20, 9:42 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

Yes 100% wrong. The replies in this thread are...

Yes 100% wrong. The replies in this thread are disgusting. It's by elites who want to 'thin the herd' because they weren't personally affected by the decision to stiff Titaniums. Therefore they are...
Mar 23, 20, 9:35 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

This post reeks of mental gymnastics just like I...

This post reeks of mental gymnastics just like I predicted. His gymnastics are as such - 'you did not ask it personally, therefore they're allowed to say what they want'. He did NOT give his marriott...
Mar 23, 20, 8:13 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

This is the dumbest argument / strawman attack...

This is the dumbest argument / strawman attack you can get, its a lowest common denominator argument. Nowhere did I say they legally can't change it, nowhere did anyone say that. They can change the...
Mar 23, 20, 7:43 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 48,798
Posted By mingzie

You can do all the mental gymnastics under the...

You can do all the mental gymnastics under the moon and Mars (which I suspect the selfish people in this thread will), it doesn't change what the Lurker posted to a clear question that is EXTREMELY...
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