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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 791861 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7710 on: January 26, 2017, 12:21:57 AM »
I lost the main page on ddf.  I cant see the main boards. How can i fix that?
click the plus sign next to unread posts in top right of page

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7711 on: January 26, 2017, 12:32:03 AM »
What's the point of hiding the boards ?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7712 on: January 26, 2017, 12:37:34 AM »
What's the point of hiding the boards ?
If you have 2 left hands and aren't interested in tech talk. Or maybe you're not interested in "just" schmoozing...lol

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7713 on: January 26, 2017, 12:38:38 AM »
If you have 2 left hands and aren't interested in tech talk. Or maybe you're not interested in "just" schmoozing...lol
It hides all boards. You're left with "users online"

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7714 on: January 26, 2017, 12:39:03 AM »
Or maybe you're not interested in "just" schmoozing...lol
Sacrilege, you don't belong here if that's the case.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7715 on: January 26, 2017, 12:40:23 AM »
It hides all boards. You're left with "users online"
Oh. I'm on tapa
But maybe its good for stalkers

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7716 on: January 28, 2017, 08:24:31 PM »
If I initiate the car rental on an AMEX card that has their premium car insurance and the n when I return the car I'll pay on a different card will I be billed the insurance fee from amex?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7717 on: January 28, 2017, 08:28:25 PM »
If I initiate the car rental on an AMEX card that has their premium car insurance and the n when I return the car I'll pay on a different card will I be billed the insurance fee from amex?
TIA
No. Old trick.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7718 on: January 28, 2017, 08:29:20 PM »
Should be charged and then refunded.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7719 on: January 28, 2017, 08:32:06 PM »
Should be charged and then refunded.
In your experience? The original charge generally doesn't post, in mine.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7720 on: January 28, 2017, 08:33:25 PM »
In your experience? The original charge generally doesn't post, in mine.
No I use chase but I guess it would depend if the original charge posts, some agencies do some don't IINM.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7721 on: February 10, 2017, 01:34:07 AM »
What is the best/cheapest way to keep Avios alive? (without a BA cc)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7722 on: February 10, 2017, 01:39:48 AM »
Book and cancel a ticket, IINM.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7723 on: February 10, 2017, 02:10:45 AM »
Book and cancel a ticket, IINM.
So it will just be the taxes 5.60?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7724 on: February 10, 2017, 02:11:28 AM »
So it will just be the taxes 5.60?
You should be able to cancel within 24 hrs and accomplish the same thing.
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