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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2013, 03:03:47 PM »
8 bottles of Dom in SQ F
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports/1074418-8-bottles-dom-lax-bkk-sq-f.html

I'm enjoying his style of writing.
Oldie but goodie
Read it before but still cracks me up :D
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2013, 03:10:53 PM »
Oldie but goodie
Read it before but still cracks me up :D
Hard to do that with hard alcohol (and kids).

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #22 on: August 14, 2013, 03:15:16 PM »
Hard to do that with hard alcohol (and kids).
SQ will buy you kosher wine/champagne in J/F.
Definitely my favorite airline.
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2013, 03:24:46 PM »
SQ will buy you kosher wine/champagne in J/F.
Definitely my favorite airline.
not in my experience fra-jfk

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2013, 03:26:04 PM »
not in my experience fra-jfk
Who did you request it from?

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #25 on: August 14, 2013, 03:31:21 PM »
Who did you request it from?

Definitely possible ex-NYC.
ordering ksml doesnt do the trick? i have to specifically order it?

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #26 on: August 14, 2013, 03:34:37 PM »
i have to specifically order it?
Of course.
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #27 on: August 14, 2013, 03:35:50 PM »
Of course.
i wouldve thought ordering ksml would be enough...

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #28 on: August 14, 2013, 03:45:23 PM »
8 bottles of Dom in SQ F
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports/1074418-8-bottles-dom-lax-bkk-sq-f.html

I'm enjoying his style of writing.
Evidently I'm in the minority but I find it nauseating. If you're at a party and there's free pizza, you don't spend your evening trying to eat as much pizza as possible. Take some, enjoy, and move on.
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #29 on: August 14, 2013, 03:47:04 PM »
Evidently I'm in the minority but I find it nauseating. If you're at a party and there's free pizza, you don't spend your evening trying to eat as much pizza as possible. Take some, enjoy, and move on.
For myself, no doubt.  But it's still entertaining to watch the guy eating/drinking beyond all sane limits :D
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #30 on: August 14, 2013, 03:48:30 PM »
Who did you request it from?

Definitely possible ex-NYC.

I got kedem 777 in F , if thats your thing  :P

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2013, 03:51:08 PM »
I got kedem 777 in F , if thats your thing  :P
ROFL. You got hosed.
Did you request Champagne?
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2013, 04:28:15 PM »
Evidently I'm in the minority but I find it nauseating. If you're at a party and there's free pizza, you don't spend your evening trying to eat as much pizza as possible. Take some, enjoy, and move on.
Different scenario. In the party, you're causing the other guests to lose out, and the generous hosts to shell out too much money due to your slovenliness.
In this case, he wrote that the other passengers weren't drinking, he 'paid' for his ticket, and the airline kept on offering it to him w/o him having to schnorr it.
Methinks you wish you could drink Dom as well.

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2013, 04:30:33 PM »
For myself, no doubt.  But it's still entertaining to watch the guy eating/drinking beyond all sane limits :D
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #34 on: August 14, 2013, 05:02:20 PM »
For myself, no doubt.  But it's still entertaining to watch the guy eating/drinking beyond all sane limits :D
He does kind of "justify" it with "only" drinking ~1.5 glasses every hour :)

It sounds better, but i guess when you find out it is over 26 hours...
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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #35 on: August 14, 2013, 05:25:33 PM »
ROFL. You got hosed.
Did you request Champagne?

Yes, also got another kedem rose wine.

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #36 on: August 26, 2013, 05:17:48 AM »
Interesting to see how EK upgrades pretty readily on one of their 5th freedom routes.
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports/1496948-ek-first-class-mel-sin-mel-upgrade-god-strikes-twice.html

Anyone know of other airlines or other routes that upgrades are easier to come by?

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #37 on: August 26, 2013, 08:26:05 AM »
not in my experience fra-jfk


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I called and requested, and they called me back that its not possible

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #38 on: August 26, 2013, 09:33:17 AM »
Fabulous post about how this guy (from one of the FT threads) planned his flights for an OTW booking, using different alliances.
Really sets the bar.

http://freeinfreedom.com/2013/03/24/strategy-behind-where-to-go-and-how-to-book-it/

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Re: Interesting TR's on FT
« Reply #39 on: August 26, 2013, 01:01:32 PM »
Interesting to see how EK upgrades pretty readily on one of their 5th freedom routes.
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports/1496948-ek-first-class-mel-sin-mel-upgrade-god-strikes-twice.html

Anyone know of other airlines or other routes that upgrades are easier to come by?
Sounds like he got ridiculously lucky.
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