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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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He Lost His Daughter. That is Devastating.

Steven Howarth has a sense of humor similar to mine. We exchange puns on a regular basis as members of FlyerTalk; and for years, I have enjoyed his creative and inventive play on words — as well as his infectiously positive attitude which brightens the days of numerous people.

That all stopped one day last week when Steve revealed the news that he had lost his daughter, whose…

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In Memoriam: Tim Winship

“Tim was devoted to his readers. On Monday April 2nd, he posted his last blog post on InsideFlyer.com at 4:16 pm. Hours later, he would pass away. In an ode to Tim from the movie Up In The Air — ‘Tonight, most people will be welcomed home by jumping dogs and sqealing kids. Their spouses will ask about their day, and tonight they will sleep. The stars will wheel forth from their daytime hiding places, and one of those lights slightly brighter than the rest will be Tim’s wingtip passing over.’”

The paragraph you just read was written by none other than…

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