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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #340 on: February 04, 2011, 09:35:32 AM »
Wow, the action I miss during the forum's most productive hours...
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #341 on: February 04, 2011, 09:41:07 AM »
I feel as if I'm discriminated against for my lack of posting in the forums. If I put up 42 quick posts do I qualify automatically, or do they need to be substantive?
I'm not saying you can't come.  I'm just saying that I'm going to give priority to DDF elite members.
If the elite members (read: addicts) don't fill up the spots then I'll start clearing waitlisted folks.

Do you feel discriminated against in a snowstorm when the airline cancels a flight but quickly assigns their elite members to the next available flights?
Look at the standby waitlists and upgrade waitlists on CO.com for every flight, they're organized and then cleared by elite status (read: by how addicted said passenger is to flying that airline)

When my last flight was canceled AA called me the very second it was canceled to let me know that I had been switched to the nest flight.  The passenger in front of me at the counter was told he wouldn't be flying until tomorrow.  That's life, not discrimination!
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #342 on: February 04, 2011, 11:17:24 AM »

Do you feel discriminated against in a snowstorm when the airline cancels a flight but quickly assigns their elite members to the next available flights?
Look at the standby waitlists and upgrade waitlists on CO.com for every flight, they're organized and then cleared by elite status (read: by how addicted said passenger is to flying that airline)


I was being a little tongue-in-cheek there, but not being a "regular" (well, a regular poster, at least) on the forums, nobody gets my sense of humor yet. And I don't feel that it's wrong to give priority to longer term members (especially for airlines where it's been happening for years), but I would have preferred that that particular stipulation had been posted clearly BEFORE I expressed interest.

I guess just as with Sprint, the rules change in the middle of the game :P (j/k)


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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #343 on: February 04, 2011, 11:19:21 AM »
i don't think this is discrimination at all. it's like saying i feel that i'm being discriminated against, bc i can't run for mayor. there are certain prerequisites required to do certain things, if you don't meet those requirements, that's your problem...

The clear difference here is that the rules were never stated as such before the "invitation" went out.
Not that I'm really feeling offended. I guess I have to start using J/K to make sure everyone knows when I'm being sarcastic.

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #344 on: February 04, 2011, 11:19:27 AM »
I guess just as with Sprint, the rules change in the middle of the game :P (j/k)
Touché!
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #345 on: February 04, 2011, 11:20:43 AM »
I guess I have to start using J/K to make sure everyone knows when I'm being sarcastic.
We also accept ;) in place of j/k
Sorry for hoodwinking you...but maybe you'll clear standby :)
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #346 on: February 04, 2011, 11:22:57 AM »
I've tried to clear standby before.
It's awfully tough with no status.
Is there a way I can do a DDF status challenge.
Maybe 10K posts within 30 days?
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #347 on: February 04, 2011, 11:24:44 AM »
I guess AsherO, and Whyme will have alot to read thru when they wake up, after a long heated argument j/k  ;) last night

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #348 on: February 04, 2011, 11:29:48 AM »
I've tried to clear standby before.
It's awfully tough with no status.
Is there a way I can do a DDF status challenge.
Maybe 10K posts within 30 days?
 ;)
Yes, we have a Gold and Plat chAAlenge, but there are fees involved:
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #349 on: February 04, 2011, 11:50:03 AM »
I guess AsherO, and Whyme will have alot to read thru when they wake up, after a long heated argument j/k  ;) last night

I didn't sleep, but I'm trying not to inundate whYME... ;)
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #350 on: February 04, 2011, 12:00:26 PM »
Yes, we have a Gold and Plat chAAlenge, but there are fees involved:


Other that attending the DO, what sorts of benefits come with DDF gold and platinum status?

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #351 on: February 04, 2011, 12:02:32 PM »
Other that attending the DO, what sorts of benefits come with DDF gold and platinum status?

That`s not enough?

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #352 on: February 04, 2011, 12:11:14 PM »
Other that attending the DO, what sorts of benefits come with DDF gold and platinum status?

when you get there you'll find out ;)
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #353 on: February 04, 2011, 12:26:36 PM »
Attending the DO is definitely a big plus, but I guess that it's the mystery of DDF elite status that makes it so appealing. ::)

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #354 on: February 04, 2011, 12:27:51 PM »
Attending the DO is definitely a big plus, but I guess that it's the mystery of DDF elite status that makes it so appealing. ::)

You mean appalling, right? ;)
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #355 on: February 04, 2011, 12:32:28 PM »
You mean appalling, right? ;)

Sorry... typo  :P

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #356 on: February 04, 2011, 01:09:24 PM »
I didn't sleep, but I'm trying not to inundate whYME... ;)
Thanks, that's so kind of you.

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #357 on: February 05, 2011, 01:43:16 PM »
alright people, we get that sometimes comments are meant jokingly without a smiley/winky face after every comment in the forum   
those smiley faces are starting to make me nauseous

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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #358 on: February 05, 2011, 08:35:19 PM »
Back on topic of the DO as opposed to smileys...does anyone else care to join?

Tentative date: 04/03
Pre-dinner drinks, 3:30-4:30pm at Clubhouse Cafe.
Dinner: 4:30-7pm at Le Marais (Upstairs lounge?)
$25 per person fee.

Tentatively confirmed members:
1. Dan
2. AsherO
3. Chaikel
4. Mikeoracle
5. Smirk
6. MOSES
7. whYME
8. yare
9. Avid Reader
10. Chachem Balaileh
11. E
12. ceejay

Possibly attending members:
1. SuperFlyer
2. regalhome

Members that expressed interest but have yet to confirm based on the new tentative date and location:
1. ?
2. MarkS
3. mancunian

Waitlisted n00b members:
1. misterstuf

4 confirmed spots left...
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Re: DDF DO: NYC Edition?
« Reply #359 on: February 05, 2011, 08:36:50 PM »
alright people, we get that sometimes comments are meant jokingly without a smiley/winky face after every comment in the forum   
those smiley faces are starting to make me nauseous

I'm going to be doing smilies in-person at the DO...
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