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In Memoriam: davetravels

An Internet meme pertaining to Delta Air Lines and three smiling emojis were what FlyerTalk member davetravels posted in the Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles forum on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:57 in the morning Eastern Standard Time in response to a fellow FlyerTalk member who asked “Can this thread get a more descriptive title and/or be merged with a relevant thread?” — and that became the last time he posted on FlyerTalk.

Although davetravels — whose real name is…

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In Memoriam: SteveDCA

“HNL is not bad fare wise if u are not close to Christmas–or right after it before NYE”

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In Memoriam: wijomas

“Gold for crankychick and I” is what FlyerTalk member wijomas posted in the Qantas | Frequent Flyer forum on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 1:26 in the morning Eastern Standard Time — and that became the last time he posted on FlyerTalk.

At the age of…

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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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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.”

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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…

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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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