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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8920 on: December 21, 2019, 02:46:13 PM »
Do you see the 24k option available with points? If it is, you should be able to apply the cert to it.
It gives the option for points, but not to use the certificate. I was planning on calling Marriott, but I wanted to first be a little informed if anyone on the forums has experience with this.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8921 on: December 21, 2019, 05:20:14 PM »
Gut voch. I bought a Peter pan RT ticket on my amex everyday card and missed the departure so I had to buy a new departure ticket. Am I eligible to get my money back from amex? Purchase protection etc?
Still looking for a good MS method :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8922 on: December 22, 2019, 12:55:03 AM »
Gut voch. I bought a Peter pan RT ticket on my amex everyday card and missed the departure so I had to buy a new departure ticket. Am I eligible to get my money back from amex? Purchase protection etc?
The extra OW ticket was $40 if that helps
Still looking for a good MS method :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8923 on: December 22, 2019, 10:54:02 AM »
The extra OW ticket was $40 if that helps
Which airline?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8924 on: December 22, 2019, 10:55:23 AM »
Which airline?
Peter pan is a coach bus company, like Greyhound.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8925 on: December 22, 2019, 10:59:54 AM »
Peter pan is a coach bus company, like Greyhound.
Lol! Missed that part. Have no experience with them but I would send them an email stating emergency came up blah blah (whatever the situation was) and see if they offer any compensation.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8926 on: December 22, 2019, 11:04:48 AM »
Lol! Missed that part. Have no experience with them but I would send them an email stating emergency came up blah blah (whatever the situation was) and see if they offer any compensation.
I should email Peter pan or amex?
Still looking for a good MS method :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8927 on: December 22, 2019, 11:09:15 AM »
I should email Peter pan or amex?
You can try both (although I don't think your card comes with trip protection). Personally, I've been reimbursed from many merchants who "don't offer reimbursements" so I'm never afraid to ask. Ask politely and firmly and you just may be surprised :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8928 on: December 24, 2019, 12:26:00 PM »
I'm not sure where to post this, I tried searching to see if anyone else was talking about it and didn't find anything.

Anyways, I can't send any PMs.  I get this error:

The letters you typed don't match the letters that were shown in the picture.

However, I don't have any picture.  I tried turning off adblocker, using a different browser, there's always just a colon ( : ) on above the last CAPTCHA line and no picture.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8929 on: December 25, 2019, 03:36:51 PM »
I'm not sure where to post this, I tried searching to see if anyone else was talking about it and didn't find anything.

Anyways, I can't send any PMs.  I get this error:

The letters you typed don't match the letters that were shown in the picture.

However, I don't have any picture.  I tried turning off adblocker, using a different browser, there's always just a colon ( : ) on above the last CAPTCHA line and no picture.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8930 on: January 06, 2020, 10:22:05 PM »
how do i quote from one thread to another

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8931 on: January 06, 2020, 11:29:47 PM »
how do i quote from one thread to another
Click on "quote" on the top right of the post

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8932 on: January 06, 2020, 11:52:42 PM »
Click on "quote" on the top right of the post
and...
(i know how to quote just, not from one thread to another)
how do i quote from one thread to another

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8933 on: January 06, 2020, 11:58:38 PM »
and...
(i know how to quote just, not from one thread to another)
Didn't you just do that?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8934 on: January 06, 2020, 11:59:56 PM »
Didn't you just do that?
apparently you have no idea what a thread is....!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8935 on: January 07, 2020, 09:23:29 AM »
and...
(i know how to quote just, not from one thread to another)
and copy paste into your reply to the other thread.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8936 on: January 07, 2020, 10:30:39 AM »
and copy paste into your reply to the other thread.
But always be sure to 'preview' your post.  Because copy/paste sometimes results in a very tiny font that has to be changed back to 10pt. 
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8937 on: January 07, 2020, 08:04:53 PM »
and copy paste into your reply to the other thread.
so you...
1)hit reply in thread #1
2)go to thread #2 and press quote
3)copy what comes up in the reply in thread #2
4)and paste in thread #1
got it #oversimplified

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8938 on: January 09, 2020, 12:09:11 AM »
so you...
1)hit reply in thread #1
2)go to thread #2 and press quote
3)copy what comes up in the reply in thread #2
4)and paste in thread #1
got it #oversimplified

1. Click quote on the desired post.
2. Copy the result.
3. Paste the result where you want it.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8939 on: January 15, 2020, 03:41:18 PM »
How do you create a topic with a wiki (or a wiki within a topic)?
Does editing a wiki bump the thread?

Hi, I recently started a thread in Destination section - the Passaic Clifton Master Thread. Anyway, someone signed up for dansdeals and said he's unable to edit the wiki and showed me a screenshot proving so. How are editing rights given? Can anyone edit? Is it because he's very new that he can't edit the wiki? Would love for my fellow Passaic people to actually be able to edit the wiki.

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https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=112841.0