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Author Topic: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo  (Read 48411 times)

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #160 on: February 05, 2016, 03:20:17 PM »
Just jumping in now to this TR, great stuff Yehoshua!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #161 on: February 05, 2016, 03:22:41 PM »
Just jumping in now to this TR, great stuff Yehoshua!
Glad you're enjoying.  :)

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #162 on: February 05, 2016, 04:37:13 PM »
We are about to board the Suites at LAX. Any last minute tips??

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #163 on: February 05, 2016, 04:44:15 PM »
We are about to board the Suites at LAX. Any last minute tips??
Like today?

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #164 on: February 05, 2016, 04:58:48 PM »
In the suite NOW. Sipping on Dom 2005.

2006 is available in air.

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #165 on: February 05, 2016, 05:06:28 PM »
In the suite NOW. Sipping on Dom 2005.

2006 is available in air.
Enjoy! Nothing too special about leaving LAX. *G F lounge was nothing special, though I always love the outside patio in the J lounge.

Don't forget to go to the ANA F lounge right after security in NRT (same level, don't take the escalator or elevator down). Great showers and empty when I was there.

Have a safe flight!!!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #166 on: February 05, 2016, 05:06:56 PM »
Like is there anything I need to request that won't already be offered..?

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #167 on: February 05, 2016, 05:07:29 PM »
Enjoy! Nothing too special about leaving LAX. *G F lounge was nothing special, though I always love the outside patio in the J lounge.

Don't forget to go to the ANA F lounge right after security in NRT (same level, don't take the escalator or elevator down). Great showers and empty when I was there.

Have a safe flight!!!

Will do. Thanks!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #168 on: February 05, 2016, 05:08:26 PM »
Like is there anything I need to request that won't already be offered..?
A teddy bear. I forgot to ask for one and wasn't offered one. And a double bed if the seats are available.

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #169 on: February 06, 2016, 12:53:18 PM »
Minhagei Lita was not to wear the tzitzis outside, but tuck it in. CC being a Musar holdout, it makes complete sense that they tuck in  their tzitzis. In Musar land you don't flaunt your piety.
no such minhag. Mishneh Berurah writes they must be seen, and the strings may not touch the skin!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #170 on: February 06, 2016, 03:05:25 PM »
A teddy bear. I forgot to ask for one and wasn't offered one. And a double bed if the seats are available.

My gf and I (Now fiancée after a successful suite proposal  ;D) had the double bed in Row 2.

The staff video'd my proposal and congratulated us with 2 bears and a cake!

We had a nice shower in ANA Lounge!

Now we are sitting in Lounge waiting for TPR to open.

It's raining outside.. Any recommendations for ways to kill time before our flight to KBV in 8 hours??

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #171 on: February 06, 2016, 04:40:15 PM »
Mazel tov!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #173 on: February 06, 2016, 10:03:44 PM »
My gf and I (Now fiancée after a successful suite proposal  ;D) had the double bed in Row 2.

The staff video'd my proposal and congratulated us with 2 bears and a cake!

We had a nice shower in ANA Lounge!

Now we are sitting in Lounge waiting for TPR to open.

It's raining outside.. Any recommendations for ways to kill time before our flight to KBV in 8 hours??
Congrats!!! I'm glad the bed worked out in row 2.
Did you make it in to TPR in the end? If you did you'd be the 2nd exception here in 2 weeks. Maybe they changed their policy?  Sounds like a fun trip. Enjoy Thailand!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #174 on: February 06, 2016, 10:42:44 PM »
Just caught up.
Nice TR!

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #175 on: February 06, 2016, 11:13:34 PM »

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #177 on: February 07, 2016, 01:01:25 AM »
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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #178 on: February 07, 2016, 01:02:24 AM »
Wow, great service from Dina at PH PEK.
Leah, but yup! Gave her a shout out in TA.

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Re: Yehoshua's Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo TR: Flying Solo
« Reply #179 on: February 07, 2016, 07:28:44 AM »
no such minhag. Mishneh Berurah writes they must be seen, and the strings may not touch the skin!
I am well aware of the Mishnah Brurah 8:26 and I am sure you know that it was not followed in Lita, not even in Radin. This doesn't take anything away from the greatness of the Chofetz Chaim. He paskened like the M"A against the prevailing custom of his time and community. For someone to say that "no such minhag" is grossly inaccurate.
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