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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8940 on: January 15, 2020, 03:46:35 PM »
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
Certain actions are restricted prior to hitting a specific post count. While I can't say that this is the reason, it'd be my guess.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8941 on: January 15, 2020, 04:06:53 PM »
Certain actions are restricted prior to hitting a specific post count. While I can't say that this is the reason, it'd be my guess.

Do you know what that count is?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8942 on: January 15, 2020, 06:23:44 PM »
Do you know what that count is?
Just keep on contributing untill he's allowed!
   
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8943 on: January 15, 2020, 06:25:13 PM »
Anyone know what the string used for binding books or sefarim are called?
   I remember it costed $8-$9 for a roll!.
  Is it 3ply linen? Twill ? Nylon? Cotton?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8944 on: January 15, 2020, 11:43:50 PM »
Anyone know what the string used for binding books or sefarim are called?
   I remember it costed $8-$9 for a roll!.
  Is it 3ply linen? Twill ? Nylon? Cotton?
Of those listed, I'm going to guess nylon, but can't say that for certain.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8945 on: January 16, 2020, 12:10:11 PM »
Of those listed, I'm going to guess nylon, but can't say that for certain.
That might be it.  It melts with the touch of a flame.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8946 on: January 19, 2020, 12:06:53 AM »
Of those listed, I'm going to guess nylon, but can't say that for certain.
Just saw a video on YouTube he says 3ply linen?
  But when googling that thread doesn't look the same.
  they charge you $8 for a little roll, hence looking to see if I can buy the same thing online.
 
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8947 on: January 19, 2020, 12:07:05 AM »
That might be it.  It melts with the touch of a flame.
that's the one I'm looking for.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8948 on: January 22, 2020, 01:50:45 AM »
Please help me understand.  I have aa platinum.  That gives me one world sapphire.  If i book a ticket on say iberia will i get the free baggage and choice of seat when I reserve on the web?  Within europe Iberia has different levels, basic etc.  If I  purchase the basic ticket it says no seat or bag.  Which ticket do I need to purchase to get the benefits.  Same question for BA and Finnair?  The platinum on aa gives me the option of main cabin seat at reservation time.  Can I get that with the other one world airlines.  How about lounge access?

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Free luggage & carry on for Basic Economy with the United card?
« Reply #8949 on: February 05, 2020, 09:17:43 PM »
Rookie question: if my wife has a United Explorer card & we book basic economy tickets entirely using Chase points (no cost to charge to the United card), is there any way to still get the free luggage & carry on?
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Re: Free luggage & carry on for Basic Economy with the United card?
« Reply #8950 on: February 06, 2020, 07:45:14 AM »
Rookie question: if my wife has a United Explorer card & we book basic economy tickets entirely using Chase points (no cost to charge to the United card), is there any way to still get the free luggage & carry on?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8951 on: February 06, 2020, 08:05:57 AM »
Rookie question: if my wife has a United Explorer card & we book basic economy tickets entirely using Chase points (no cost to charge to the United card), is there any way to still get the free luggage & carry on?
Thanks!
Put some change on the card.
Why dont you use youre United card to pay for taxes?
No taxes when using hybrid points.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8952 on: February 06, 2020, 08:45:57 PM »
Hello everybody, nice to be here  :) I have a couple of questions
Why any thread you are opening opens by the first page at the beginning of the thread and not the at the last one that was just posted or maybe it should open by the new replies?
Can I attach a photo to a wiki? And if so, how do I do it?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8953 on: February 08, 2020, 11:07:31 PM »
Hello everybody, nice to be here  :) I have a couple of questions
Why any thread you are opening opens by the first page at the beginning of the thread and not the at the last one that was just posted or maybe it should open by the new replies?
Click on the orange “new” to the right of the thread title.
Can I attach a photo to a wiki? And if so, how do I do it?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8954 on: February 09, 2020, 08:02:13 PM »
Hello everybody, nice to be here  :) I have a couple of questions
Why any thread you are opening opens by the first page at the beginning of the thread and not the at the last one that was just posted or maybe it should open by the new replies?
Welcome.
Pressing the "page with arrow" icon all the way on the right will take you to the latest post.
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