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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #140 on: January 06, 2014, 11:09:01 PM »
I don't know if this is considered "playing these games" but I think this might take the cake! For some odd reason I thought that the Teaneck seminar was tonight and drove up there from Brooklyn. When I got there I was surprised to be the first to arrive! Oh well I guess if I would stayed the night perhaps I would have been the first indeed!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #141 on: January 06, 2014, 11:24:15 PM »
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #142 on: January 06, 2014, 11:43:21 PM »
I don't know if this is considered "playing these games" but I think this might take the cake! For some odd reason I thought that the Teaneck seminar was tonight and drove up there from Brooklyn. When I got there I was surprised to be the first to arrive! Oh well I guess if I would stayed the night perhaps I would have been the first indeed!

Ouch!

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #144 on: January 07, 2014, 11:11:05 AM »
I don't know if this is considered "playing these games" but I think this might take the cake! For some odd reason I thought that the Teaneck seminar was tonight and drove up there from Brooklyn. When I got there I was surprised to be the first to arrive! Oh well I guess if I would stayed the night perhaps I would have been the first indeed!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #145 on: January 07, 2014, 11:14:51 AM »
I don't know if this is considered "playing these games" but I think this might take the cake! For some odd reason I thought that the Teaneck seminar was tonight and drove up there from Brooklyn. When I got there I was surprised to be the first to arrive! Oh well I guess if I would stayed the night perhaps I would have been the first indeed!
Friend once came to the airport and went ballistic when he found out he doesn't have a ticket until the agent decided to look at the next day's flight and found him there...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #146 on: January 07, 2014, 11:23:35 AM »
Friend once came to the airport and went ballistic when he found out he doesn't have a ticket until the agent decided to look at the next day's flight and found him there...
My parents were once flying JFK-TLV and the Elal security screener kept giving him funny looks.
"What's your name?"
"Mark"
"Do you have a Hebrew name?"
"Menachem"
"Maybe a different one?"
Finally my father realizes he took my brother's passport. Luckily they live close to JFK and were able to have someone bring it in time.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #147 on: January 07, 2014, 11:39:15 AM »
Thank ya'll i'm feeling a little better now knowing that I am in good company!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #148 on: January 07, 2014, 11:42:54 AM »
Thank ya'll i'm feeling a little better now knowing that I am in good company!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #149 on: January 07, 2014, 12:27:13 PM »
My parents were once flying JFK-TLV and the Elal security screener kept giving him funny looks.
"What's your name?"
"Mark"
"Do you have a Hebrew name?"
"Menachem"
"Maybe a different one?"
Finally my father realizes he took my brother's passport. Luckily they live close to JFK and were able to have someone bring it in time.

Kinda reminds me of when we were going on a family trip to Israel and my brother pulls up to the airport, opens his trunk to get his suitcases, and it is empty...  :o

Luckily JFK isn't  too far from BK.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #150 on: January 07, 2014, 12:35:29 PM »
My parents were once flying JFK-TLV and the Elal security screener kept giving him funny looks.
"What's your name?"
"Mark"
"Do you have a Hebrew name?"
"Menachem"
"Maybe a different one?"
Finally my father realizes he took my brother's passport. Luckily they live close to JFK and were able to have someone bring it in time.

My wife once took 2 passports to the border. 1 was hers and 1 was her expired one. None for me...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #151 on: January 07, 2014, 12:40:07 PM »
My wife once took 2 passports to the border. 1 was hers and 1 was her expired one. None for me...
Same happened with me, lucky the guy agreed to take my NY license (this was crossing into the US).

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #152 on: January 07, 2014, 12:40:28 PM »
Same happened with me, lucky the guy agreed to take my NY license (this was crossing into the US).

Same with me.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #153 on: January 07, 2014, 12:44:08 PM »
Funny thing was when we got to NY we found the passport lying under the drivers seat... :-\

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #154 on: January 08, 2014, 03:58:26 PM »
I just made a goof.  On my platinum card.  In early Dec I bought a $200 united GC.  no credit.  I checked the platinum wiki and it recommended buying 2 $100 GCs, so I bought 2 $100 GCs. still no credit. 
Jan 1, I changed my airline and bought 2 Delta seat upgrades for a friend at $99 each.  Jan 4 - credit.
I was worried the GCs still didn't qualify for the credit, then it hit me!
I checked my on-line statement for the whole 2013.  Guess what?  I already used the 2013 credit when I opened the card!
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #155 on: January 08, 2014, 05:47:45 PM »
I just made a goof.  On my platinum card.  In early Dec I bought a $200 united GC.  no credit.  I checked the platinum wiki and it recommended buying 2 $100 GCs, so I bought 2 $100 GCs. still no credit. 
Jan 1, I changed my airline and bought 2 Delta seat upgrades for a friend at $99 each.  Jan 4 - credit.
I was worried the GCs still didn't qualify for the credit, then it hit me!
I checked my on-line statement for the whole 2013.  Guess what?  I already used the 2013 credit when I opened the card!
So I'm now the proud owner of $400 worth of united GCs.
I'll give you $300. :P
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #156 on: January 08, 2014, 08:55:16 PM »
I'll give you $300. :P
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #157 on: January 08, 2014, 08:59:13 PM »
Just spent 2k on vr on my Umpe

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #158 on: January 08, 2014, 10:33:20 PM »
Allowed my chase points to pile up and lost them because of A/A.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #159 on: January 08, 2014, 11:51:51 PM »
Allowed my chase points to pile up and lost them because of A/A.
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