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Where will a deck of United cards take me?

Old Apr 5, 18, 10:41 am
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
And hope you don't draw 9-A-A.


It would be far more interesting to pick from the 50 least used airports.
Yes, I thought of that, but you have to let united actually take you there. Unfortunately, the 50 least used airports may or may not include HIO (ok, likely doesn't since, well, I think my father actually trained out of there, but you get the idea), or some place in the middle of South Dakota where there isn't a whole lot to do. I'd select the international destinations with lowest air traffic, but I still think you end up on a list much like the above.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 4:32 pm
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BUMP: How did this work out? Inquiring minds wanna know...! :-)
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Old Jun 15, 18, 7:11 pm
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Originally Posted by abaheti View Post
BUMP: How did this work out? Inquiring minds wanna know...! :-)
I bought a house lol but I still have 10 days in October to go somewhere.
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Old Apr 15, 19, 2:42 pm
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Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
I bought a house lol but I still have 10 days in October to go somewhere.
Did you?

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Old Apr 15, 19, 3:04 pm
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I was thinking along the lines of @abaheti and figured letting each suit represent a continent with each card in the suit representing one of the top destinations (either on your bucket list or on United's flight list) in that region. If you were willing to let the timeframe be Nov-Mar, I'd leave a joker in for Antarctica although you'd have to get to either Argentina or New Zealand to grab a cruise to finish that journey. Then all you have to do is shuffle and draw one card. If you really want to get elaborate and money isn't an issue, you can draw a full poker hand and try to build a trip from the 5 destinations indicated.
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Old Aug 15, 20, 12:32 am
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Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
I bought a house lol but I still have 10 days in October to go somewhere.
Follow up 2 - did you use the cards and go somewhere?

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Old Aug 15, 20, 9:10 pm
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Originally Posted by ExplorerWannabe View Post
... If you were willing to let the timeframe be Nov-Mar, I'd leave a joker in for Antarctica although you'd have to get to either Argentina or New Zealand to grab a cruise to finish that journey...
I flew to Santiago and then a flight to Punta Arenas and then a flight to King George Island to board the ship to see Antartica - avoiding the Drake Passage entirely.

On the way back I flew from Santiago to Easter Island. Christmas in Antarctica and New Year on Easter Island.

So it is possible to fly to Antarctica.
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Old Aug 17, 20, 5:12 pm
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These are from the mid-1980s. I have a red one, blue unopened and grey unopened. There was also a blue Royal Pacific service one as well. The grey has a white stripe underneath the Tulip and “United Airlines” logo.

Strangely no orange one, being that was a UA color back then.

They would later come out with Battleship font cards but they’re pretty rare
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