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fairly fucking pissed off right now as we need to find a decent place starting next year and that would have been it
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and the main reason I'm pissed off the bastard left us hanging for a week not responding to any messages
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Would you want to rent from people who manage a property like that though?
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Sounds like HOA hell
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I had to cancel one made and canceled the day of arrival because after booking the exact location showed a bit away from the initial area. Made a call as it was needed for refund (less than 24 hours of checking time) and they asked what is the situation with street addresses there “Well, this soi thing can get confusing” got refund plus 50 (not sure if usd or eur) credit.
This was 2016.
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in this case I would not have cared less as we just need a nice modern place with good public transport connections for a year max and it was a new development so the first renters and it was a fairly upscale building so ticked all the boxes
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but in the end the seller always decides who to sell to
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This is in Thailand?
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qbjj Yup, Bangkok. Sorry, thought I mentioned. Called support in the US via skype credit. Was surprised it was not outsourced and no weird accent.
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In my case, nope. In Thailand renting has been decent. This is back in Finland.
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I meant for Antti but gotcha
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In nyc renting is a bitch
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sorry
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our next application is like "WE HAVE XX MONEY, WE WANT TO RENT!!!!"
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let's see how this goes
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Lol don’t be sorry devemagfc
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jrdybovriovbksh what sucks for me is I pay myself very little ..like half of what I’d need as an income to rent the place I do
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Im polite 😄 could almost be canadian
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Canadians aren’t always that polite
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Texans are far far more polite than Canadians
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true
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noes 😄
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I was just going be the famous generalisation
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Southerners in general are super polite
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Yeah I know
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But I like to say good things about Texas whenever I can
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I ❤️ TX
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geaqtbzvmkekcxe are you getting a place in Finland for full time?
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Are you from Texas yourself, U0F9S4R4G?br />I am determined to do a dedicated Texas tour one day. Been to a few places up north and west, but could not make it to the land of bbq that time.
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I’m from ny originally but been in Texas for 10 years.. and I feel at home in both places
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the wife accepted a job from a long term finnish client of ours so she needs to spend significant amount of time in finland so...
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Dude the bbq here is on another level
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Ah ok. Helsinki?
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yup
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My uncle from Finland just came to visit
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Have you been to slush?
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yeah, in 2017
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Everyone keeps telling me to go
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And I’m highly considering it
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it's pretty special for sure
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I met some big time European investors and they invited me as well so I don’t know I’ll see if I can make it this year but if not def next year
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They have some pretty cool people speaking this year
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Yeah, I can't make it this year either but if we can make the rental happen I'll be there next year for sure
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I’m thinking of doing more speaking but what’s stopping me are two things.. a) I’m dumb as shit b) I’m too scared of public speaking
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heh, things we have in common
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Nah.. anyways I’m starting a new company maybe I’ll actually be a proper “startup” and can apply for some of these
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I’ve used both DocuSign and HelloSign and liked them well enough to not remember a difference between them 😂
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One be like Hello. The other, Docu.
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Ahhh, there’s nothing quite like flying with dirty laundry in your carry on
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So SSSS was pretty easy
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Just the swipe
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Computers, pants, bag, etc
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The lady gave me major attitude
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Standard
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Said I asked too many questions
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My SSSS also set off an alert when they scanned me at the plane door
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Also, I was travelling with my girlfriend but different ticket numbers. Would be easier to just give her all the bags and say my stuff was checked in
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They asked if my electronics had been repaired. They have. I answered truthfully. Not sure I will again
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:/
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I never got asked that
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I had a customs guy in Bali go _hard_ on me
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Even scanned my fucking flip-flops
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My medicine bag caused some major excitement
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However, he split the stuff into two piles, and when I saw he’d but all the questionable stuff in the good pile, I was majorly relieved
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He got a major hard-on when I was like “yeah, that one’s for anxiety, and it’s one that you take when you’re anxious, no I wasn’t prescribed it”
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He was _so_ sure he’d finally found someone smuggling benzos
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He looked visibly deflated once he’d looked up what propranolol was
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damn, Bali is the only place where I ever got checked and questioned by customs for like 15 minutes
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Pretty sure it's because I was traveling with my Chinese ex and she literally gets pulled out everywhere, but that shit was annoying
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If you had a MBP, recall that some of those can't fly due to some TSA regulation
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When it's your job to look for criminals, all you see is a criminal in everyone
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So I’m being told Interjet is refusing to refund the taxes on a flight. Which is a first
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Interjet will do it. Just tell them that.
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Anybody have recommendations for NRT terminal 1 lounges? *A G, flying J on United, also have PP
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someone in J on my regional YYZ>DFW hopper just asked ‘do you know who i am’
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to the staff’s credit, they had the manifest in front of them and said ‘yes sir, you’re mister smithwick’
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didn’t miss a beat
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ha
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this guy is on fire tonight
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“do you have the prosecco? I need something to calm me down”, he shoots back with “well that’ll be a xanax then”.. it’s like a grenache
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Poor guy had to ask someone else who he is
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"oh no, you have amnesia!"
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Anxiety from memory troubles makes sense
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That’s true. I actually checked and mine never had the problem. It was the battery that got replaced though
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btw, if anyone is flying through YYZ for the next while.. I’ve gotten the override code for the baggage system
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which means you can load a bag of any weight and it’ll take it
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thanks to their nifty automated baggage system
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where do you key in this code?? (I’m not traveling through YYZ, but I’m fascinated)
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haha wtf
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You tap the screen in the upper right
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It’ll prompt for a pin
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Once entered the pin let’s you override the bag limitations and authorize an overweight bag
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This seems like a great way to become intimate with TSA interrogation procedures
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I mean, normally I have to pay for that kind of debasement, so..
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what's the code to punch in to guarantee a finger in the butt?
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Grr
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Despite having 90 minutes they haven’t managed to xfr my bag
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Hey–I’m new-ish to traveling, and I have a 12kg backpack. Most airlines I’m looking at have a 7kg limit. Should I check it or risk it? (thai, bali, australia, new zealand)
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(I guess wondering how often they check)
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So... Completely anecdotal. Budget airlines are the ones more likely to come around with little hand scales and try to pinch you on a few kg. Airlines where you check in with a terminal, don't need to go to the counter, if you carry yourself well and the bags look small, they usually don't bother
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If you show up like you're carrying a sack of bricks and posture that shows such... They may want to weigh it even at the boarding counter on any airline
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YMMV, just my experience
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Bag on one shoulder and pretend it’s not heavy, but really you’re dying inside? got it
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xqutsrkemd yeah depends a lot on the airline.. usually i carry closer to 10kg, but move about 3kg to "on my person" to make the limit
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wear pants and coat, stick some of my heavy electronics like my mbp power adapter in my pockets, etc
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I'm serious too, exactly that. You've got it 😄
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Makes sense. I’ll see how much I can carry on my body to bring the weight down
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Pockets are nice. Things that are small but dense, go in those
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I've honestly never had to cram a few kg into my trousers, but have ditched bottles of sunscreen and other stuff when a budget airline decided to weigh my crap at the check in counter 😛
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In part, I have some feeling that on a budget airline the employees are underpaid, and that's a free stuff stratagem
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Kidding. Kind of. Mostly.
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Not really.
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Think all airlines have the option to check the bag at the gate if it ends up being too heavy or big?
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Usually, yah. If they're jerks they make you check in a bag at the gate. I once was forced to check a bag at the gate because they insisted the overheads were full. They singled me out, forced me to check the bag.... And all FIVE overhead compartments near my seat were empty. The time spent waiting for my bag ended up being 1.5 hours, which then put me in LA rush hour traffic so I ended up three hours later to visit my GF at the time

I despise that human so so so much
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1.5 hours… the waiting. That’s why I usually only want to do carry-on
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I got excited and booked a flight with thai lion (chiang mai to bali) without a checked bag. I think I should of looked at limits/reviews before booking
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ltifxldaor one time i left a secondary bag near a cafe and then went to check in, got my ticket, went back to pick up the bag..
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but sometimes they weigh at the gate too if they think you got too much shit
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i covered up the bag w/ my coat though when walking through the gate
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I carry smallish bags, but dense with stuff. I'm often over the limit by a good margin
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Sneaky!
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ugsspcvsbgvcta Is that mostly in asia or?
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N. America is most of my travel experience
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argh, stupid aws outtakes when I need to migrate stuff
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my carryons weigh 32 and 28 lbs respectively at their heaviest weigh-in
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don’t tell the airline
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lithium is heavy
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TH domestic lounge at BKK man-facepalmingskin-tone-2
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TG
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This is not a promising start
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pitstop
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wheels'r'us
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How strict is Ryanair about the 10Kg carry on bag? Do they weigh all bags at the boarding gate ?
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Touch wood - nope
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However, the hold-all wheelie types often get tagged to go into the hold anyway
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they used to be _very_ strict and then relaxed and more or less stopped caring. That said, the best way to circumvent the weight crap is to pay for a front seat / speedy boarding.
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Thats what I do indeed
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xergeadahpqxvrxr last time i got fined
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Their entire profit model is the fine
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Touch wood, I’ve avoided it over 100 times
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It’s now at the point where a fine is fine
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Divide fine by 100 - still good value
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Putting up with flying Ryanair over 100 times should get you an automatic pass on weight limit
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flying question of the night does a 65" LCD TV fit into a mid sized sedan in its original box?
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Okay zgjvgwqsfpqdcznm or someone else in here at some point said something about once you get a bachelors at like Oxbridge you automatically get called a Masters in like 5 yrs pls confirm/explain/something
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It's true
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You're automatically awarded an MA (Cantab) or MA (Oxon) 6-7 years after matriculation as long as you held your bachelor's degree for two years and didn't disgrace the university by getting divorced or going to prison
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What is Cantab or Oxon?
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Also am with a pile of Brits who are calling bullshit so sources pls
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short for Cantabrigian and Oxonian, latin for 'from Cambridge' or 'from Oxford'. It's tacked on the end to differentiate the automatic 'honorary' degree from a real MA
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Oxford's system is more or less the same
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Thaaaaank youuuuu
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I won this non-argument with that link :3
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Also can I say I love the snobbery of using "Cantab" and "Oxon" like omg
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I’d say no. I barely got my 55” in a mid sized sedan.
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Hello blucifer
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Is the port-a-potty still next to Blucifer?
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Nope. Truck now
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Warning air Canada is moving to a new reservation system next week. Reservation services, changes, and basically everything will be down until they get the new system booted up
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Prepare yourselves
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excellent, I hope they have it all figured out by Thursday :<
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Interestingly, *A continue to treat me weirdly well
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Even without my FF entered I’ve been bumped to a row with nobody else in it
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I don’t get it
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Maybe my time with United put me on some list or other that I wasn’t privy to
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But it’s kinda weird it sticks with just my name and dob
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Different country of citizenship, no FF.. makes zero difference
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Group 1 is not generally expected for a Y ticket on a hopper
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Venmo is so freaking stupid
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ugh.. paypal is just scum
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I had to pay someone something (like $2k almost). I told him I can just send it via Venmo. so he created a venmo account and i sent him the money. however, venmo needs bunch of information from him and he is like he doesnt want to deal with it so i said okay fine i will just cancel the payment and figure out another way to pay it.. But venmo says they cant cancel the payment (even though they already took the money out) or reverse it until he provides the documents. but if he doesnt provide the document it just stays on hold forever i guess.
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they’ll eventually escheat it to the state
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don’t worry
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this is so frustrating and stupid
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Anyone flown through Vientiane (VTE) - There's a Vietnam Airlines flight I'm looking at from Phnom Penh to Hanoi, but it only has a 45 min layover at VTE. Seem like enough time?
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My other choice is AirAsia and an 8 hour layover in Bangkok.
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gbyukfpsluwmxpu is it the same airplane or do you have to change?
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VTE has no jet bridges i think.. so basically ahve to walk down the stairs to the tarmac
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It would be a plane change
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lxsbgtpvqdraiqg is there no PP flights to vietnam directly ?
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These were the best price and schedule options. Still shopping
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galiwffmwmhpwsp could always take a 6 hour bus from PP to SGN 😛
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Ha mtvosqxnc - why stop, it's only 36 more hours on the bus to Hanoi!
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I’m pretty sure VTE *does* have jet bridges btw. Just might not be used by all arriving aircraft
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Oh never mind - no plane change, and half the price of the flight through HCMC
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The air canada “we are sorry we screwed up” amnesty kit
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xgwhsztfqk nice looking puke bag there
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Curious what they gave me now
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The ride in was roughhh
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🤞 for heroin
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Pajamas
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Dental kit
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Moisturizers
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Apology note
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Fabric fresheners
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And.. I think the bag is for my dirty clothes
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I love this crap from them
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Not because it’s useful but tomorrow at the airport I hold this out as a totem and any air canada atsdf will put up with my overweight bags, extra carryon, etc out of pity
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Oh. My. God.
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So air canada tried to process an upgrade for me
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Didn’t work
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So they spent an hour checking me out to try and check me back in
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Now they have broken my rez
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So badly I have to go to the airport to try to fix it
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Per their call center
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And, they’re telling me the upgrade price is now double
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And I have no seat
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In any cabin
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And they’re not actually sure that my eticket is valid
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They have a complete replacement of reservation systems on Monday at 8am
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So everything is already in transition
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And thus things are acting strangely for them
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that sounds fun 😕
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Also there are easily 10 sniffer dogs at yyz today
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They’ve sniffed me twice so far
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They’re really going to town too, searching every single thing including the fire hydrants and trash cans and podiums
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The dog looks to be having a ton of fun
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Anybody knows how strict is WizzAir with the cabin luggage? I carry a 60L backpack, and no company complained so far, but WizzAir says that the basic price only covers a small bag to go under the sit. What is your experience?
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mojqwvacqs I feel you. Air Canada is cancer
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Fixed it
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They gave up in the end and gave me the seat and my bag tags to take back home and apply to my bags so that I wouldn’t have to deal with any other agents today for any reason
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did you get your upgrade?
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I just show-up at the kiosk to check-in. Maybe it's because I don't flight very much but why do you use these services?
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if you're going to SCL you should redeem some OW miles for LATAM SCL-IPC-SCL trip if you haven't been there before
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I got my upgrade
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pmvpztisbpeweop how is WiFi on the island?
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And I thought with latam going to sky team I can’t redeem?
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Guess your talking about flights VN920?
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PNH-VTE-HAN all on the same flight number, and for sure also the same plane.
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Book it i’d say 🙂
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I was a little slow on figuring out it was the same plane. Google Flights broke it out in a way that looked like a transfer. It wasn’t until I was on Vietnam Airways website that I caught my error. Booked.
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Eventually you will have to leave the aircraft in VTE. But rest assured you will make it back in before it departs 🙂
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Cheers!
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Latam is going to Sky Team?!
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It was decent, not fast but tolerable for email and skype calls and such. Not great to spot to work from for sure.
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Latam is leaving oneworld for sure but not yet so I would think you could redeem.
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Boooo Sky Team is my most useless alliance but Latam is my primary airline in Southam
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yeah, no oneworld options left in south america...
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When is the changeover?
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I am headed to Brazil in like March
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Was hoping to use miles
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Best travel option was CUN-MIA-RIO/SAO
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(Ugh I've forgotten airport codes o noes! GIG and... whatever)
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not sure, Delta bought 20% or something of LATAM a while back
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and that’s why they are leaving OW
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Harrumph
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Rio GIG International/Domestic, SDU Domestic (preferred as its in the city)

São Paulo GRU International/Domestic, CGH Domestic (preferred as its in the city)
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Hello, Santiago.
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The AA app isn’t finding any possible routing on awards to various latam only destinations, so I think it’s happened
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But flights already booked will accrue to OW if your FF is on file
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That was fast. They only announced it like 6 weeks ago
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The day they announced it they started locking it
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Or so it seems
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mmm, I'm guessing actual money on the table from Delta made them jump quick
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Yah
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Wow, Santiago is interesting
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While I have a schwab card now, it’s useless
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Every bank is boarded up completely that I’ve tried so far.
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Any chain restaurant has covered their store signage in black and taken down all the window signs to avoid targeting
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Oh shit. I forgot about all the protests.
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Are the streets a mess?
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But there’s a ton of beer.
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They’re clean
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But a lot of glass is smashed
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A lot of fuego politicia type graffiti
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Some stuff is open but boarded
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This is how the ibis is handling it. They can just lock down the building when it starts up
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It’s actually not too awful to the eye
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No, that's not bad at all
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That’s now 3 supermarkets that are closed and boarded up, hmm.
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Ok. One was open.
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You can’t buy liquid soap right now
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Unclear why
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Also certain household products
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It’s weird
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They clearly mis-translated "bath bomb"
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Ha
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mlthnnobdt there are buses to Mendoza, Argentina from Santiago several times a day
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Ok
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Not sure what you’re getting at
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I think I've napped on the exact same couch in the exact same lounge here at IST like 4 times now
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Also, as of... 15 ish hrs ago the seat next time was free for my upcoming 11hr flight. crossed_fingersskin-tone-3 Toby gets his own seat!
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Also because TK J + *A only gives 40 kg luggage I had to strategically rearrange my things because I also get 30 kg dive gear and 2x 8kg carry on so now I know nearly exactly how much weight I have
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One of those carry ons is actually like 14 kilos 😅
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Nobody checked, yay
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But that puts me at 40 + ~28 dive suitcase + ~8 + ~14 plus an overstuffed purse I estimate at 4-5 = nearly 100 kg
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Welp
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kwdewlrkyexf I hope there was at least 1kg of food in that mix
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Gotta be prepared for the zombie apocalypse
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Technically there is, at least food product
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Because there is saffron, truffle salt, and olive oil in there somewhere
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TFW the gate number disappears from your flight
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Welp
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Oh help it's delayed
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For 3 hours
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I will have been in this lounge like 20 hrs by the time I leave
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I've run out of things to eat in here....... at least three times over
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😂
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more wine it is!
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This Chilean wine is great
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And stupid cheap
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Come visit!
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It can be done in just 19 hours in j
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Rebecca might visit!
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Hey hey, need the name of that Chilean wine!
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carmenere is good indeed
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LH/LX F sale from ARN to the US. ARN-ZRH-MIA at 2.2k€ etc.
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I’ve met some Canadians who have invited me to go attend the protests here in Santiago
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I would urge you to educate yourself on the issues at hand and go as advocate, not a spectator. In some cases, people can be fighting for their lives, so it's important you're respectful of that
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I joined a memorial anniversary event in Armenia it was amazing to be a spectator, until a local film crew interviewed me asking why a Canadian is advocating this event 😬
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Seriously, be very careful. The Chilean kops are nasty business and are literally blinding people. They'll likely steer clear of gringos but don't count on that 100%.
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Annoyingly, they are currently welding shut the last two mini marts in my area
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As of now, no more home food for a while it seems. They’re serious about this
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A team of 8 welders are at the Walmart, and 6 are at the AM PM... they’re locking it up like mad. The metal shutters are being welded to the tracks. Then a metal frame is installed, pinned into the concrete. Then metal bars and panels are welded to the frame.
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Finally a layer of wood is added on top to give them something to attack that doesn’t really hurt anything
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Seems to be like a sacrificial anode
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God damnit
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I have been exposed to tear gas
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This really sucks quite a bit
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ooxhamjpwa i was about to ask why you're in Santiago but now I think I know
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sorry about the tear gas though 😞
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I’m pretty sure that deserves a Nomad List badge on your profile — tear gassed while nomading
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this is the channel that's all about collecting badges or status 😉
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Tear gas? Jesus
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It is
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So it hurts a bit, your eyes and nose really burn a lot
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And you sneeze a lot
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Feels a little harder to breathe
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I now understand why my Uber driver and Airbnb host were so careful dropping me here
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She pointed to the protests from the rooftop pool
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Which does feel on brand for this channel
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We looked down on the serfs protesting, while enjoying the skyline
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So I have good news and bad news
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I’ve made a friend!
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He’s a very nice student who has been explaining all the issues. We are going to go out drinking soon. He lives in my building.

He’s also been giving me tips.
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The bad news is that one of those tips is to keep my head down to avoid the police shooting at my eyeballs if I get caught up in cross fire
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My building has a helpful sign explaining that it contains women and children and old people and mayors(?) and to not attack it.
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Which is sort of reassuring.
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You can still see smoke rising. These kids have stamina
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"mayores" - likely seniors
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is that HK?
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hmm doesnt look liek HK
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oh Chile.. stay safe
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WHY ARE YOU IN CHILE
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I too have been wondering that
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He's a dark tourist
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zzugeqnjejrd come drink pisco sours. The beach is less than 60 minutes away!
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wat
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although
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I'm guessing your beach is warmer than mine
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I have made a mistake
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it is freezing here
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Come visit!
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35 is the high today at altitude. Should be higher at sea level at the beach
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The tear gas is a minor impediment though
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...
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Toby wouldn’t mind
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even Toby might mind
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He has a built in filter
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because he'd need to have a bath afterwards
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Hmm
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Fair
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It’s all good. It’s a lovely city and I’m happy to be here even during this period of mild social disharmony
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What in the holy . . . cream salmon stuffed chicken breast?!?!? What is this?!?!?
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nauseated_faceface_vomiting
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what
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"We had some extra chicken and fish. People like those things, right? Made the in flight meals, boss"
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It's . . . I eat anything.
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Bur
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But*
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I couldn't swallow it.
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Chicken is delicious. Salmon is delicious. But never the twain shall meet.
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that reminds me that I found foie gras in the deli today
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and I'm not hungry, but I kind of want to snack on that
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just to get the imagery of chicken and salmon out of my head
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You're welcome.
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They are serious about the tear gas today
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I imagine you are working in a coffee shop as there are protestors in the streets with police walls. It must be distracting
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It’s not too bad
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Only when the wind shifts or they have a little burst of activity
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The big thing is to avoid the cops so you don’t get shot in the eyes with rubber bullets and lose an eyeball
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Few hundred so far
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I just received 5 free codes for 3 month trial of CLEAR. Let me know if anyone wants one. (I get no kickback from this, just offering it to NL community in case they want it)
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Thanks for the offer, but that's too much privacy released to a private company for my current comfort level. When there is a data breach that will be scary
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I hear you... They encrypt all biometrics so hopefully that'll never happen. Plus the time savings to me is well worth the risk.
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Clear is awesome
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Santiago ER observations. Good level of English. Difficult to navigate the hallways. Fast triage. Paperwork is as simple as a passport and an address.
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Will report back on clinical competence
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wait why are you at the ER
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Sick kid. Nothing serious.
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I mean, ER serious vs “we will see if it gets better or goes away”, but not life or death or anything.
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They have fish tanks. And TV in the rooms.
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Very good service. $90 us for an emergency room visit, peds specialist consult, tetanus admin, wound irrigation, and room charges
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Thorough checks, all my favorite brands (the Er visit is being paid for by my work done for the people who make their defibrillators)
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They seemed worried I would think it was a lot and asked if the cost was ok lol
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And did I need to make payments on it
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haha yeah we get that in Japan
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my mom broke her foot here (no insurance) and the hospital practically worked themselves to tears over the fact that they couldn't get her bill down below $180 for the treatment, the cast, the month of wheelchair rental
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I’m consulting for a friend’s all cash medical practice. Most routine services are under $100 and you get to see a doctor for more than 30 seconds. They save a boat load of overhead by not billing insurance.
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I used a concierge doc for a while
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Great model
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🙋‍♂️
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is it possible to check the cost of a grab trip in a country I am not currently in? (this channel seemed the most relevant for the question)
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I am wondering the average cost from KLIA2 to somewhere near SS2 in KL
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having a hard time doing it on the app while in Vietnam
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Edit the address and it’ll spit out a grab estimate
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perfect, thanks ppivsabsjk
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just booked my first flight on QV, anyone can name the airline without googling? a hint, they flight out out CNX and BKK in Thailand
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i can’t.. nicely done!
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yeah, tripit couldn't import the confirmation email so figured it's a tad exotic
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had to figure out something to do for next month so doing a long weekend to LPQ, so lao airlines
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or was it laos airlines, anyhow they serve a free snack so all good
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I like it
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In Santiago news the curfew is lifted but you can’t buy stuff after like.. 6pm. I was in a store yesterday and at 5pm they locked us inside because protestors approached.
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We were allowed out one at a time
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In little bursts when they thought it was safe
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I guess a bunch of people died when a supermarket was set fire to a few weeks ago so now they don’t keep people locked in for long just in case it happens again
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At least that’s what my limited Spanish understood from security talking a lot about Fuego and the protestors 🤷‍♂️
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I should pitch an adventure tourism brand.
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You fly into places undergoing unrest
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But then I’m a coward so you stay at a Hilton and don’t go outside
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kxhvhhqoxy are you an adventure tourist or are you there for work related reasons?
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Fuck
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So.. tear gas again
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Also.,. My building is less than 1 block from quite serious stuff
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By which I mean my Uber had to go a block further into town
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Three of the four lanes of the road were on fire and we had to swerve around them. Then people threw rocks at the car windows. Then we ran over metal on the ground that appears to be improvised spikes. Then as we made our U-turn to get back we passed by a building that had been set ablaze several days ago. I am significantly more concerned than I was. The fucking road is on fire.
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wmbdrcunx I booked this pre violence
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Bicycles had been melted into the road. Alu burns at low temps it seems
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Ah, awkward
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And also, damn that shit sounds bananas
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Time to relocate to a different spot along the coast?
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I think he's secretly enjoying the mass social debate playing out on the streets
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Nah man, you’re the man of the people who would be out there demonstrating with them rdrfzsinazkzkg
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I want my Hilton hhonors safe space :(
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hehe, good thing I'm not there 😉
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Come visit
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Sounds lovely, but I'll pass
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They seem to like burning bicycles
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Maybe it’ll fix your carbon fiber bike
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It's fixed!
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It needs to be forged in fire
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And I'm damn proud of the job I did
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They provide helpful fires on the street here to forge as you go
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It’s a self healing road
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Note tear gas means you can’t see road properly.
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Think of all the instagram photos I'll get... Riding my black bicycle of the apocalypse through apocalypse lite
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I am half tempted to go get photos of the scenes here
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Or send the drone maybe
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I'll bring the gas masks, you take the photos. Deal?
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I could drop it from the roof
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Deal
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But you have to drive
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No drones. You gotta be foot to ground on the streets too
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Where’s your electric unicycle to reduce your footprint on the earth?
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I’m really proud of that one
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If you can’t tell
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That'd be U27FKS89J’s domain. I prefer los dos
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Gotta save the planet man
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With or without a motor
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Less is more
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I get 45-55mph. How's your family carrier doing? 😉
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Eventually it’ll just be you on a pogo stick with a motor on the side
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I can go to 120mph...
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So double
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hehe, you think I can't?
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Just gotta give me a few hours to swap some gears and....
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You stated your data. Not me
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Honestly, I haven't brought it much over 100... It's a sketch ass bike at those speeds
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Add a third wheel
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I thought you wanted one? Make up your mind! I think the tear gas is getting to you. Might want to cut yourself off for a bit
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I’m drinking Chilean wine
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Because I am out of water
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Literally
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Sigh
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😆
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Ummm, what?
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Since when does American Express business Platinum have a WeWork pass?
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ofxdlucwoimbkj yeah that was mentioned before in #_money maybe 6 months ago
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Or somewhere anyways
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Well, I'll be
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Daamn, LH/LX companion F fares strike again. 1.9k€ ARN-HKG is just SO cheap for that.
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😮
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I’d grab it but my partner is currently unable to travel ”whenever”
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companion fares are discriminatory against us single people anyway 😛
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Looks like Air Canada figured their shit out
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Or maybe not
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All their scanners crashes during boarding and they had to check everyones ticket manually
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Anyone able to take advantage of 2 United club passes that expire on Nov 27?
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vxjejyaogtum we could go in on a set.. but there has to be cocktails and a visit to our fav lounge
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They’ve started setting trash bags on fire in each lane to prevent people from going near the Main Street now
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jeus christ
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My Uber wouldn’t get me as close to the building tonight as normal, but on the plus side nobody threw anything at the car this time
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That’s why I ended up having to walk past the stuff instead of being driven over it
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If this keeps up I could definitely foresee blade coming to Santiago as a service to get you from roof top to rooftop
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