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Merry Christmas! The FlyerTalk Secret Santa Returns in 2019!

Taking a break from hurricanes and the late summer heat in the northern hemisphere, the Secret Santa Extravaganza occurs yet again on FlyerTalk for the seventeenth consecutive year — and once again, your host, coordinator and organizer is none other than FlyerTalk member wharvey, who founded the concept on FlyerTalk and launched the first thread back in 2003.

The expected minimum on which you should plan to spend on your gift purchase is…

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7 Steps on How to Disable Infinite Scroll on FlyerTalk

When FlyerTalk underwent an upgrade to the software that powers it on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, a functionality known as Infinite Scroll became the default in terms of viewing content — and many FlyerTalk members expressed their dislike for it for a variety of reasons.

If you happen to be one of those FlyerTalk members, you can easily turn Infinite Scroll off with these 7 steps…

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Last Days to Bid on Great Travel Items During Kids First Fund Auction 2019

How would you like to bid on a chance to win one of a number of great travel items — such as an upgrade to Gold elite level status with Hilton Honors; a standard membership for one year with Priority Pass; 25,000 United Airlines MileagePlus miles; or a helicopter flight at night over the Las Vegas Strip as only four examples — while simultaneously supporting a worthy cause where you can have a positive impact on the lives of many children around the world who need your help?

You can bid on a global selection of travel items during the 15th annual Kids First Auction — which is sponsored once again this year by both BoardingArea and InsideFlyer — but if you want to participate, you only have…

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Kids First Fund Auction 2019: Bid on Great Travel Items Now

How would you like to bid on a chance to win one of a number of great travel items while simultaneously supporting a worthy cause where you can have a positive impact on the lives of many children around the world who need your help?

You can bid on a global selection of travel items during the 15th annual Kids First Auction — which…

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Is Love Possible at 35,000 Feet in 2019?

As Valentine’s Day winds down for 2019, here is a look at the technology which is available for you to meet that special someone — especially if you like to travel or are a frequent flier who does not have the time to meet people.

Before delving into exactly what are some of the options available to you, please indulge me in presenting to you…

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In Memoriam: 1000k00

“I used a friends account to fund my booking for ZA trip. I may have to cancel due to medical reasons, trip in OCT.. When the miles are redeposited will they go to my account or be returned to my friends account? Taxes that were paid? Just want to be prepared ahead of time.”

What you just read was…

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Merry Christmas! The FlyerTalk Secret Santa Returns in 2018!

Taking a break from hurricanes and the late summer heat in the northern hemisphere, the Secret Santa Extravaganza occurs yet again on FlyerTalk for the sixteenth consecutive year — and once again, your host, coordinator and organizer is none other than FlyerTalk member wharvey, who founded the concept on FlyerTalk and launched the first thread back in 2003.

The expected minimum on which you should plan to spend on your gift purchase is…

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In Memoriam: auh2o

FlyerTalk member auh2o had not posted any content on FlyerTalk since Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 7:24 in the evening Eastern Standard Time when he asked “What about the W Retreat Koh Samui ?” in the Starwood | Starwood Preferred Guest forum, which became the last time he posted on FlyerTalk…

…but even though he…

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In Memoriam: PeacefulWaters

“If memory serves me right, Great Britain is the big island on the right and Little Britain the smaller island on the left.

“Well that’s what the Romans decided. So I blame Al Italia for the lack of a BA route between Scotland and Northern Island.”

What you just read was what FlyerTalk member PeacefulWaters posted in the British Airways | Executive Club forum on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:02 in the afternoon Eastern Daylight Time. That became the last time he posted on FlyerTalk.

PeacefulWaters — whose real name was…

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