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Link to "Trick-it" thread on FT, Good Luck!

Booking: "Airline's own site is usually best. It just simply won't work there most of the time, hence the need for OTAs. And some of the smaller OTAs have employees doing manual checks of their tickets, so gotta be cautious there, too." (Moishebatchy)

See, this is precisely why booking FD's is NOT for the unwashed masses!!!

Here, let me make this nice and clear for you: when booking a FD, you CANNOT call the airline for ANY reason. You cannot call to add an infant, you cannot call to order kosher meals, you cannot call to request seats, you cannot even call to check if your flight is running on time!!!! No human eye (belonging to an airline employee) can ever see your ticket, period. If it cannot be done online, then you cannot do it at all. The risk is too great. Capische?

Oh, and as far as changes/cancellations are concerned... YOU CANNOT CANCEL A FUEL DUMP TICKET. EVER. Even if it's cancel-able online, because online cancellations are often manually reviewed by human auditors. You spent $450 on a cheap ticket to Israel and now your work schedule changed? That's too bad, you're gonna have to eat the $450 loss and let your ticket go into the garbage. If you try to cancel, your greed in saving $450 can trigger the cancellation of tens of thousands of dollars of other people's fuel-dumped tickets. Think I'm exaggerating? I've seen it happen with my own eyes.

NOW do you people understand what I mean by the "dark side of FD"?!

And NOW do you see why we don't like when the newbie, "gimme a cheap ticket to Israel!!!!" crowd gets a hold of these?! Let me tell you, when someone from that crowd gets a hold of these fares and books his family of 10 people for $4,500 total, and then they have to cancel the trip for some reason, I GUARANTEE you he will not resist the temptation to cancel and get his $4,500 back. He WILL cancel to get his money back, and he WILL get the dump killed for many other people. And THAT is a big part of why veterans don't like it when newbies get their hands on this stuff.

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #90 on: August 26, 2015, 12:29:36 AM »
I got 1 clue. Working on the rest
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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #91 on: August 26, 2015, 02:18:20 AM »
Hell, yes. People who spend hours playing this game deserve to know it. When this would be something that can live in public more than 24 hours I would be more than happy that everyone knows about this, but since its not possible it unfortunately has to stay undergrounds.
Well, once the airline realizes the FD they make sure to kill them all.

Ok, here's an offensive question (sorry)
Do you book flights for people to TLV that have an extra leg as FD and cut that off their intinirary so they have no clue ?

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #92 on: August 26, 2015, 02:33:16 AM »
Ok, here's an offensive question (sorry)
Do you book flights for people to TLV that have an extra leg as FD and cut that off their intinirary so they have no clue ?

NEVER.

A fuel dump can only survive so long as a human eye at the airline never sees it. That means not even calling in for so much as requesting a kosher meal, and DEFINITELY not trying to change or cancel the ticket.

Do you really think an un-prepped ignoramus can be trusted not to do that?!

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #93 on: August 26, 2015, 03:46:12 AM »
This thread needs to die a horrible death, or else the FD will.

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #94 on: August 26, 2015, 03:46:45 AM »
I was playing around on ITA and saw how pretty much all flights can be reduced by $415 even in summer. Don't want to publish specifics on here. I am sure you can figure it out. Clues: Christie, אר--ת,Soda container, 1842-1997

Please do not PM me. I gave more then enough clues. In fact  I am being berated for giving out out much.
Seriously man, what was the point of you posting this?

Just bragging?  No one knows who you really are anyway  (otherwise they would've been spitting in your ugly face).

Trying to help others?
First of all,  you're not helping anyone with your stupid made-up codes. You can code DEN as dirty diaper or CLE as brownie cookies and it would mean the same as your soda opener code.

Second of all, you're not helping some people - YOU'RE <language redacted by mod>!%@ RUINING IT FOR EVERYONE! !

It would be nice of the mods to remove it, but after all - we all know - this forum is not a dictatorship and we can't oppress freedom of speech.

So maybe if we all act together and voice our opinions to the leadership, we will find an open ear and follow the will of the majority.

The easiest way to express our opinion in a unified way is that we all change our signatures to the same slogan:
#SHUTDOWNTHETHREAD!


If anyone has some nice photoshop skills, maybe we can also get a unified avatar. But that's for later.
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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #95 on: August 26, 2015, 04:02:15 AM »
👆 I'm with Stupid.

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #96 on: August 26, 2015, 04:07:11 AM »
#SHUTDOWNTHETHREAD!

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #97 on: August 26, 2015, 04:26:11 AM »
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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #98 on: August 26, 2015, 04:26:30 AM »
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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #99 on: August 26, 2015, 05:18:11 AM »
One of the bloggers has a 5-part series on FDs that's very newbie-friendly. 
which one ?

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Re: Reduce USA -&gt; TLV flights by $415
« Reply #100 on: August 26, 2015, 05:28:39 AM »
which one ?
you can't figure that out on your own and you plan on finding FDs? 

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #101 on: August 26, 2015, 06:25:43 AM »
Something got mesh back here!

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #102 on: August 26, 2015, 06:27:48 AM »
Yup time to shut down.
It's not comparable to the trick it thread on FT where tons of routes are discussed, vs. here where its the only FD discussed on the forums on the single most lucrative route which is most flown here and causing all the attention and will be instantly abused and killed.
Specially once MMS gets up and sees this and will give a full tutorial.

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #103 on: August 26, 2015, 06:32:32 AM »
Specially once MMS gets up and sees this and will give a full tutorial.

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Re: Reduce USA -> TLV flights by $415
« Reply #104 on: August 26, 2015, 06:34:30 AM »
Y is this different than FT? I'll tell you
Because Usually when your coding a FD, you don't spell out the cities. You'll either say C1-C2 or codes like sushi, Apple , the lady....
You also don't say the airline I.e. Triangle or the bride

im giving this 2 days until the Bowtie sees it and puts it on his main site.
The mods must have a reason for not shutting this already
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