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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #586 on: January 10, 2019, 03:34:56 PM »
Many mistakes in the Southwest credit card post, where you calculate the points value.(These mistakes were already in the older posts as well.) The math is rigjt, it's just in the explanation where you c/p from other calculations

Mistakes are in quotation marks.

https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/new-limited-time-offer-signup-southwest-card-get-unlimited-use-free-companion-pass-30000-points

 A one-way Philadelphia-Orlando nonstop flight on 1/13 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents ("47.38"/2,669) per point.

47.38 should be replaced with 45.38

A one-way LaGuardia-Chicago nonstop flight on 3/20 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents ("47.38"/2,669) per point

47.38 should be replaced with 45.38

A one-way LaGuardia-Denver nonstop flight on 3/20 is $90.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 5,571 points plus $5.60 tax. So "5,789" points gets you a value of $85.38 ($90.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.53 cents (85.38/5,571) per point

5,789 should be replaced with 5,571

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #587 on: January 10, 2019, 03:55:13 PM »
Many mistakes in the Southwest credit card post, where you calculate the points value.(These mistakes were already in the older posts as well.) The math is rigjt, it's just in the explanation where you c/p from other calculations

Mistakes are in quotation marks.

https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/new-limited-time-offer-signup-southwest-card-get-unlimited-use-free-companion-pass-30000-points

 A one-way Philadelphia-Orlando nonstop flight on 1/13 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents ("47.38"/2,669) per point.

47.38 should be replaced with 45.38

A one-way LaGuardia-Chicago nonstop flight on 3/20 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents ("47.38"/2,669) per point

47.38 should be replaced with 45.38

A one-way LaGuardia-Denver nonstop flight on 3/20 is $90.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 5,571 points plus $5.60 tax. So "5,789" points gets you a value of $85.38 ($90.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.53 cents (85.38/5,571) per point

5,789 should be replaced with 5,571

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #588 on: January 11, 2019, 02:40:06 AM »
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #589 on: January 13, 2019, 04:42:04 PM »
Latest tesla post has a couple mistakes.
2nd paragraph: States like ?
2nd paragraph regarding incentives no mention clarifying the obvious that it is about elctric vehicles.
Last paragraph (model x) will set you back 15k will set you back 15k

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #591 on: January 24, 2019, 07:13:21 PM »
Anyone want to check my work?
https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/roundup-benefits-upcoming-changes-6-amex-chase-marriott-starwood-cards/
By far, the most comprehensive and easy to understand article on this topic.

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #593 on: March 15, 2019, 11:29:12 AM »
I think the headline may kill it.
Being so clear in the post is generous enough.
Anyone tichtig enough took advantage already, and since it's not something that will last long you're not killing an amazing deal.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #594 on: March 15, 2019, 11:30:04 AM »
Thoughts on posting this?
https://www.dansdeals.com/airfare-deals/domestic-flights/wow-southwest-generous-systemwide-free-change-policy-month-ive-ever-seen/
IMO if you think it's going too far to actually use this method to book a ticket for yourself then don't advertise it to all your readers.

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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #596 on: March 15, 2019, 11:33:57 AM »
I think the headline may kill it.
Being so clear in the post is generous enough.
Anyone tichtig enough took advantage already, and since it's not something that will last long you're not killing an amazing deal.
#noJetblue2.0

Guaranteed to kill it faster than a NY minute.
I'm not concerned about killing it as it's a one-off limited time thing.

IMO if you think it's going too far to actually use this method to book a ticket for yourself then don't advertise it to all your readers.
This is the better question.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #597 on: March 15, 2019, 11:35:51 AM »
I'm not concerned about killing it as it's a one-off limited time thing.
As I said, but I'd keep it off the headline, aka although we all thought of it, let it stay a DD exclusive.
This is the better question.
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Re: Proofread DDMS Posts In Advance...
« Reply #599 on: March 15, 2019, 12:01:45 PM »
That didn't take long.
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