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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7740 on: February 15, 2017, 05:12:26 PM »
Is there a way to add a PDF file to a wiki? Downloadable...

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7741 on: February 15, 2017, 06:20:11 PM »
Is there a way to add a PDF file to a wiki? Downloadable...
You can add it as an attachment to a post and reference that post in the wiki.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7742 on: February 24, 2017, 01:55:44 PM »
Do I have to book a United flight with my united cc in order to get free baggage? What about Delta? What about AA?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7743 on: February 26, 2017, 12:02:57 PM »
How long does a SPG account need to be open to be able to transfer to a family member?
How long does the transfer take?
How long to transfer from SPG to Marriott?
"LESS IS MORE" It is the cumulative effect that kills deals!!! How many times do I have to say this?  >:(

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7744 on: February 26, 2017, 12:06:29 PM »
How long does a SPG account need to be open to be able to transfer to a family member?
How long does the transfer take?
How long to transfer from SPG to Marriott?
14 days
Don't know
Instant

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7745 on: February 26, 2017, 12:10:52 PM »
"LESS IS MORE" It is the cumulative effect that kills deals!!! How many times do I have to say this?  >:(

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7746 on: March 01, 2017, 09:31:12 PM »
Any way to create a link that always takes you to the most recent post in a thread?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7747 on: March 01, 2017, 09:33:40 PM »
Any way to create a link that always takes you to the most recent post in a thread?
Why would you wanna miss the conversation & just read "+1" ?
You could just go to the last page

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7748 on: March 01, 2017, 09:36:39 PM »
Why would you wanna miss the conversation & just read "+1" ?
You could just go to the last page
For some threads it would be helpful.
Like for the links in this Wiki
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=72896
It would be easier to go to the last page direct.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7749 on: March 01, 2017, 09:37:02 PM »
You can probably put something together with Tampermonkey

ETA: looks like this works:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=16069.new#new

(replace the topic # with the one for the thread you want)
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7750 on: March 01, 2017, 09:39:27 PM »
ETA: looks like this works:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=16069.new#new

(replace the topic # with the one for the thread you want)
Thanks.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7751 on: March 01, 2017, 10:21:14 PM »
Ok, I could see that working for GFST

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7752 on: March 01, 2017, 10:39:00 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7753 on: March 01, 2017, 10:41:44 PM »
And this one :)
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=69923.225
All you'll see there is "ugh, missed it" or "meh, nothing good" :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7754 on: March 01, 2017, 10:45:33 PM »
All you'll see there is "ugh, missed it" or "meh, nothing good" :)
unless you click it obsessively at 11am
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.