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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7815 on: March 15, 2017, 01:09:37 PM »
Thank you!
So it seems like you can only ignore it from the Show unread posts since last visit or Show new replies to your posts. which would only be before you read the thread. After you read it, seems like you need to wait till there is an unread post to ignore.
You can always post in the offending thread, show new replies, ignore, delete your post.   ;)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7816 on: March 15, 2017, 01:10:18 PM »
That's gotta be a mistake. Didn't there used to be the option to ignore while in that thread ?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7817 on: March 15, 2017, 01:56:53 PM »
From the T&C.

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However they will still show in the BoardIndex and MessageIndex and you will still be able to access the topics.

http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?action=profile;area=ignoretopics;u=220
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7818 on: March 16, 2017, 12:13:49 AM »
Hello! I read through the rules and thought I understood them. I found a great deal and posted it on the deal thread but came back later and it's gone poof. I have no messages and I have no idea what happened. I'm assuming I did something wrong but I'd like to know what it was so I don't repeat my mistake. Is there a way to find out what happened?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7819 on: March 16, 2017, 12:16:16 AM »
Hello! I read through the rules and thought I understood them. I found a great deal and posted it on the deal thread but came back later and it's gone poof. I have no messages and I have no idea what happened. I'm assuming I did something wrong but I'd like to know what it was so I don't repeat my mistake. Is there a way to find out what happened?
PM a mod for more info

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7820 on: March 16, 2017, 12:37:54 AM »
Thank you!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7821 on: March 16, 2017, 12:28:09 PM »
How do I delete a poll?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7822 on: March 17, 2017, 09:55:48 AM »
Thank you!
You can PM me the deal and I will explain why.  :)
"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 #7823 on: March 19, 2017, 10:23:39 AM »
Is there a way to just read a specific posters posts in a thread?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7824 on: March 19, 2017, 10:26:48 AM »
Is there a way to just read a specific posters posts in a thread?
Something like only reading JTZ in the election thread ? :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7825 on: March 19, 2017, 10:27:36 AM »
Something like only reading JTZ in the election thread ? :)
You read my mind

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7826 on: March 19, 2017, 10:37:10 AM »
You read my mind
You could actually get both sides of the argument from just reading JTZ. Regular JTZ & then
Go Trump go!!!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7827 on: March 19, 2017, 10:41:48 AM »
You could actually get both sides of the argument from just reading JTZ. Regular JTZ & then
But I'm not bored enough to read the whole thread

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7828 on: March 19, 2017, 03:45:20 PM »
Is there a way to just read a specific posters posts in a thread?
You can probably search for "thread title jtz"...

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7829 on: March 21, 2017, 10:36:49 AM »
Hi,
I'm quite new but did a lot of reading on DD and DDF and other sites (sorry :-[).  The problem is keeping up with current award cards while eyeing a looming travel date. :-\

Wife just got a Chase Sapph Preff Visa mid Feb. 2017. Which will give me 60,000 points by the start of April. Already covered the $4k this month (March).

I can do my own spending of 3,000-4,000 monthly (but not much more) without using MS hacks, etc.  What cards should I apply for and in what order to get the proper amount of points for round-trip tickets to Israel in the first week of July 2017.
I'm assuming I would need time in advance of trip to find award tickets but I am not sure about this.

So the question:
What bonus offers/cards should I focus on from March-May 2017 to have the highest chance of getting at least 3 but possibly 4 RT economy tickets, taking into consideration the time until points post to account and April and May being "spending months", and also which airline/group has best chance of having available flights (July 4th weekend...)?

Ficos are 715(h) and 780(w).