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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #75 on: June 28, 2015, 11:19:04 AM »
I disagree.
Most ddms'ers still enjoy a good and fascinating article/TR, for example the island hopper TR, IMHO.

It depends on what a TR is supposed to accomplish. If it's about entertainment, the more exotic ones are obviously preferable. However, if the purpose is to inspire, there are many avid miles and points collectors that simply are unable to take exotic trips due to family, time constraints, minyan, etc. That's where a more practical TR would come in handy.
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #76 on: June 28, 2015, 11:20:19 AM »
Wiki updated.

Agree with AJK in that the author should have the ability to respond to DDMS comments.

Also don't think it has to be limited to international travel. Some people prefer regional and some international; through the beauty of the miles game everything is attainable and a taste of both worlds should be given. Excited for this to come to life.
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #77 on: June 28, 2015, 11:22:03 AM »
It depends on what a TR is supposed to accomplish. If it's about entertainment, the more exotic ones are obviously preferable. However, if the purpose is to inspire, there are many avid miles and points collectors that simply are unable to take exotic trips due to family, time constraints, minyan, etc. That's where a more practical TR would come in handy.
True, good point, then maybe both types of TR's should be featured.

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #78 on: June 28, 2015, 11:24:28 AM »
I think this is long overdue. But, I'd be pretty selective about the ones you post. Everyone knows the different between a TR that was done just to be "yotze"  and a TR that work went into. I'd only post those in latter category. Or, if there is a unique aspect, such as writing style, destination, occurrence etc. Goes without saying the TR would have to be grammatically correct and edited.

Also, I'd give the author the opportunity to respond to DDMS comments.
+1
And that's why I think we should start with Mrs. AJK's TR's, as stated upthread.

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #79 on: June 28, 2015, 11:55:39 AM »
+1
And that's why I think we should start with Mrs. AJK's TR's, as stated upthread.
If it's featured, I Can't wait for the frummies on DDMS to start having a field day, when they find out it was written by a women!

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #80 on: June 28, 2015, 11:56:46 AM »
If it's featured, I Can't wait for the frummies on DDMS to start having a field day, when they find out it was written by a women!
Haha, that's another reason to start with this one ......

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #81 on: June 28, 2015, 01:49:45 PM »
Also, I'd give the author the opportunity to respond to DDMS comments.
Agree with AJK in that the author should have the ability to respond to DDMS comments.
Can't anyone respond to DDMS comments?

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #82 on: June 28, 2015, 01:53:38 PM »
If it's featured, I Can't wait for the frummies on DDMS to start having a field day, when they find out it was written by a women!
Well, after Friday's decision, Mrs. AJK may in fact be a male
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #83 on: June 28, 2015, 02:02:34 PM »
Well, after Friday's decision, Mrs. AJK may in fact be a male
Yea, cuz that 'oughta calm the frummies down big time! ;D

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #84 on: June 28, 2015, 02:29:47 PM »
Yea, cuz that 'oughta calm the frummies down big time! ;D

I know that this is not a forum for Mussar (read: self-improvement), but I would really like to remind everyone to review the Hakdama to Mesillas Yesharim regularly (and especially before you start calling me a frummy).
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #85 on: June 28, 2015, 02:48:55 PM »
I know that this is not a forum for Mussar (read: self-improvement), but I would really like to remind everyone to review the Hakdama to Mesillas Yesharim regularly (and especially before you start calling me a frummy).
Huh?

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #86 on: June 28, 2015, 03:04:14 PM »
What about morgs trip report Asia with a kid... All the info about traveling with a kid in that report will appeal to a lot of the ddms crowd
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #87 on: June 28, 2015, 03:10:13 PM »
What about morgs trip report Asia with a kid... All the info about traveling with a kid in that report will appeal to a lot of the ddms crowd
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=44853.0
added it to the wiki

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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
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Re: Should DDF TRs Be Featured On DDMS?
« Reply #89 on: June 28, 2015, 04:25:33 PM »
how about part 3 of the island hopper.....