VA lounge domestic SYD crowded

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Old Dec 5, 18, 4:12 pm
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VA lounge domestic SYD crowded

Yesterday (Wednesday) around 4:30 PM I went into the lounge. I could not find a place to sit. All seats were taken. I stood for a while, and then nabbed a seat as someone left. I was there until 6:40 PM. At that time, the crowd was thinning out and there were vacant chairs. It would be nice if there was room to sit. Pies and sweet potato chips were served. I had a chicken pie. It was very tasty. The pies and chips were a popular item as people queued for them, and the pies were regularly replenished.
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Old Dec 5, 18, 5:12 pm
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Yesterday (Wednesday) around 4:30 PM I went into the lounge. I could not find a place to sit. All seats were taken. I stood for a while, and then nabbed a seat as someone left. I was there until 6:40 PM. At that time, the crowd was thinning out and there were vacant chairs. It would be nice if there was room to sit. Pies and sweet potato chips were served. I had a chicken pie. It was very tasty. The pies and chips were a popular item as people queued for them, and the pies were regularly replenished.
That and 6:30 AM are the peak times for the lounge as the commuters all wait for their flights. During the middle of the day it is like a ghost town.
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Old Dec 5, 18, 5:18 pm
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Was the upstairs area open?
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Old Dec 6, 18, 9:56 pm
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Was the upstairs area open?
Sometimes when that lounge is overcrowded I will ask the staff to wake up the manager and get him to open up the upstairs area, but invariably there's no-one around with that authority - it seems upstairs can only be opened according to a preplanned schedule, rather than when it is actually needed.
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Old Dec 7, 18, 10:38 pm
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Happens to most lounges around the world... Seen LH lounges in FRA virtually cracking in the seams...
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