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Apr 27, 18, 5:31 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

We're kind of going in a circle here......

We're kind of going in a circle here... phltraveler seems to have hit the nail on the head many times over: I'd like something very specific, hence the question here. I could deal with other...
Apr 27, 18, 3:42 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

Awesome points phltraveler! To be fair, my list...

Awesome points phltraveler! To be fair, my list above is a "would like to have" and I can loosen/expand two of the requirements. (1) I'll take AGPS, which is easier to find than true pure GPS (as I...
Apr 26, 18, 7:55 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

I'm not sure how the existing things like Trakdot...

I'm not sure how the existing things like Trakdot work, but I'd say just copy them...?
Apr 26, 18, 7:32 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

I understand your perspective and, respectfully,...

I understand your perspective and, respectfully, still want to spend my money on it. :) I understand you may be making the point that there isn't enough market in the luggage use-case, but then I go...
Apr 23, 18, 8:32 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

Ummm... ya... I... also feel that way! In...

Ummm... ya... I... also feel that way!

In the simplest sense I can do what I want with an android phone that's got an alkaline power pack (remove the lithium battery -> get a 6VDC set of batteries...
Apr 23, 18, 9:13 am
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Posted By bruinflyer

Actually there are plenty of alkaline solutions....

Actually there are plenty of alkaline solutions. It's really "feature #1 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) " that's hardest for me to find (I haven't found a...
Apr 22, 18, 6:14 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

Luggage tracker wanted: true GPS, SMS, Bluetooth, Alkaline battery 5day, my SIM!

I know there's been plenty of discussion about luggage tracking technology but I don't see anything recent that handles my specific use case. If I'm wrong, please point me to the correct threads...
Apr 15, 18, 2:20 pm
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Posted By bruinflyer

I was on UA344, which is TPAC... but sort of an...

I was on UA344, which is TPAC... but sort of an exception to the way some people refer to that since it's technically a domestic flight. That was a 767 and thus I think the Internet should have...
Apr 15, 18, 12:31 am
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Posted By bruinflyer

I've been told that wifi is intentionally...

I've been told that wifi is intentionally disabled when not over US territory, which sorta seemed to be the case when I flew to Hawaii recently... wifi was great over CONUS then dropped over...
Apr 5, 18, 9:15 am
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Posted By bruinflyer

I'm in the US and bought a domestic monthly...

I'm in the US and bought a domestic monthly subscription, but it expired after the month was up. When I'm logged into my plan I can clearly see a "auto-renew=OFF" setting, but there doesn't seem to...
Mar 25, 18, 1:44 pm
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Views: 688
Posted By bruinflyer

What's with this "Seat Purchase Confirmation" email that's almost totally blank?

I just randomly got an email yesterday that's odd for four reasons

The flight is not mine, not close to mine, and definitely has nothing to do with me.
The title is "Search Purchase...
Dec 29, 17, 10:49 pm
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Views: 1,093
Posted By bruinflyer

Fresh baked cookie strange flavor?

Iíve always felt the fresh baked cookies are awesome- almost toll house original recipe but with some strange overtone flavor added to it. Anyone else feel that way? Anyone know what that flavor is?
Dec 27, 17, 10:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By bruinflyer

It is definitely required, for my personal...

It is definitely required, for my personal satisfaction, that the consensus is a "UA-approved" way to give them away. This thread (re)confirms that no such method exists, so I'm not going to do...
Dec 24, 17, 3:46 pm
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Views: 1,181
Posted By bruinflyer

Is it possible to give RPU to charity (or similar) in a UA-approved way?

I'm curious if there's a United-endorsed way for me to give away my RPUs near the end of the year. I'm aware this forum has strict rules about transactions of this kind so I want to be very clear...
Nov 27, 17, 8:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By bruinflyer

yes ---- From what I can tell it did...

yes

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From what I can tell it did *not* change this year.

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Yup. I'm basically looking for what Kayak did with flights.
Nov 27, 17, 8:25 am
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Views: 660
Posted By bruinflyer

Sites that track prices over time?

Does anyone know of systems that track rental prices over time? I travel to Maui every year during peak season (spring break) and rent the same vehicle (4D Jeep Wrangler) via Hertz. This year,...
Nov 24, 17, 9:35 pm
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Views: 14,565
Posted By bruinflyer

That's a pretty darn good reason then. I had a...

That's a pretty darn good reason then. I had a similar experience trying to book J inventory a few years back - turns out EF doesn't understand J either but once I learned to look for I everything...
Nov 24, 17, 9:19 pm
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Views: 14,565
Posted By bruinflyer

Sure. Here's the goal, but we're looking at...

Sure. Here's the goal, but we're looking at flying in a few days early and there's flexibility to maybe stop over in LAX for a day or two on each end (which is a common stopover, so it doesn't seem...
Nov 24, 17, 7:28 pm
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Views: 14,565
Posted By bruinflyer

Ways to search for upgrade space at booking?

Is there a way to check for guaranteed upgrade space for GPUs or RPUs? Basically, do those book into a specific fare class, kinda like "I" is theoretically business class upgrades, thus if you see...
Nov 21, 17, 10:40 am
Replies: 617
Views: 167,956
Posted By bruinflyer

^ ding ding ding!! winning answer right there. ...

^ ding ding ding!! winning answer right there.

As a tech person I understand, though - this is a great example of a historically nontechnical company not understanding how to operate a proper...
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Views: 4,205
Posted By bruinflyer

I wanted to watch it 'live' in the air using...

I wanted to watch it 'live' in the air using something like FlightAware
Nov 10, 17, 9:14 am
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Views: 167,956
Posted By bruinflyer

I'm actually pretty sure I accidentally loaded...

I'm actually pretty sure I accidentally loaded Chrome at one point and I got some weird 'broken rendering' icons with messages to the effect of 'you are missing plugins on this page'. I guess I can...
Nov 9, 17, 6:36 pm
Replies: 617
Views: 167,956
Posted By bruinflyer

Um, is that a trick question? I was using the...

Um, is that a trick question? I was using the United app (the native Android application).
Nov 9, 17, 10:51 am
Replies: 617
Views: 167,956
Posted By bruinflyer

I'm on a flight right now and I just got the same...

I'm on a flight right now and I just got the same thing. ... UA? We're literally discussing the Android reference device. My iPhone 7 works fine, of course.
Nov 2, 17, 11:54 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 26,955
Posted By bruinflyer

I was just offered 12.5cpm (6k for $750 or 9k for...

I was just offered 12.5cpm (6k for $750 or 9k for $1125) during check in on a P class fare (RT, domestic).
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