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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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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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