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In Memoriam: AlanB

“You can certainly call and ask that a note be put on the reservation; but don’t be shocked if the sliding door isn’t open when you board. But without regard to whether you call or not, the attendant can open the door for you. So as you board, make sure that you chat with them about it.”

What you just read was what FlyerTalk member AlanB posted in the Amtrak | Guest Rewards forum — in which he was a moderator — on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:20 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time. That became the last time he posted on FlyerTalk, which was fitting, as he enjoyed helping other members of FlyerTalk whenever possible — especially with…

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In Memoriam: Pooch

“Thanks Fredd(s) and ditto but hope to catch up in Sydney.”

What you just read was what FlyerTalk member Pooch posted in the Community Buzz forum on Monday, March 14, 2018 at 6:16 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time — and that became the last time she posted on FlyerTalk.

Pooch responded to Fredd, who posted that he will miss her after she posted the following then-cryptic message…

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Last Chance: Bid Now at the Annual Kids First Fund Auction 2018

You still have time to bid on a global selection of travel items during the 14th annual Kids First Auction — which is sponsored this year by both BoardingArea and InsideFlyer — and it includes airline tickets, hotel stays, car rentals and feature signature items.

The first auction began on Sunday, May 13, 2018; and the third and final auction will conclude on…

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Your Last Chance to Attend the Brooklyn Reality Tour?

FlyerTalk member dhammer53 has hosted the Brooklyn Reality Tour for 17 consecutive years since he originally created this now-legendary FlyerTalk event and is preparing to host the 19th Annual Brooklyn Reality Tour. Saturday June 2, 2018, which dhammer53 has been proclaiming in no uncertain terms that this year will be the its last year for what is also known as the BRT — or is it?!?

In his own words…

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Bid Now at the Annual Kids First Fund Auction 2018

You can now bid on a global selection of travel items during the 14th annual Kids First Auction — which is sponsored this year by both BoardingArea and InsideFlyer — and it includes airline tickets, hotel stays, car rentals and feature signature items.

The first auction began on Sunday, May 13, 2018; and this is the first of three rounds of auctions lasting ten days each. The third and final auction will conclude on…

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Annual Kids First Fund Auction 2018 — Now Co-Sponsored by BoardingArea and InsideFlyer

How would you like to bid on a chance to win one of a number of great travel prizes 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 14th annual Kids First Auction — sponsored once again by FlyerTalk — which includes…

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20 Years of FlyerTalk

The current iteration of FlyerTalk was founded on Tuesday, May 5, 1998 — and exactly 20 years later, FlyerTalk has approximately 713,000 members who have posted almost 30 million times in greater than 1,640,000 discussions, which…

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Co-Founder of WhatsApp Leaves Facebook

From FlyerTalk member to billionaire, Jan Koum has lived the “rags to riches” dream — but the co-founder of WhatsApp has decided to “move on” and indulge in his interests outside of the world of technology.

The following message was posted by Jan Koum at his personal Facebook Internet web site…

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ZorkFest 2018 Deadlines are Quickly Approaching; and New Options are Available…

ZorkFest 2018 is quickly approaching later this month; and you only have until Friday, May 11, 2018 to save $125.00 on the cost of admission to the event at Treasure Island TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas during Memorial Day weekend before the price increases — plus save an additional ten dollars as a special bonus to readers of The Gate if you use promotion code…

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