Thanks to the folks who made it out to last night’s get-together near RDU. In the end only a handful made it along, but it was a hardcore MS crowd. I am going to venture the folks around the table last night, that represent roughly 1% of the amount of people expected to show up at the next FTU, will have lifetime MS totals that exceed the entire collective lifetime amount of that FTU crowd!

Blog giveaway reminder 1: My giveaway of two system wide upgrades – one going to a winner on Facebook and another on Twitter – ends tonight at 9pm EST. Remember that you can enter on both sites. Right now your odds are looking better on the Facebook site

Blog giveaway reminder 2: Any west-coasters looking for a real discount on flights to Aspen or Vail I am giving away a coupon to the first claimant. Obviously no bites yet. I tried posting on Coupon Connection in FT but it got taken down because of some non-existent rule made up by anti-blogger moderators about not being able to link to an external site. FT and it’s “leaders” continue in their attempts to alienate the site from the expanding world of miles and points followers.

Someone likes me, I reckon maybe: I used to be able to google myself and this would come up pretty high on the list. Well today it seems someone really does like me, maybe: PFDigest listed this blog on his list of favorite blogs. I am honored! It is a mutual respect, I enjoy reading PFDigest too, a very entertaining take on miles and finances, and his list has a couple of other blogs I was not aware of that are now subscribed to and look great quality.

So Happy Friday all!

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  • Marathon man

    I attended and very much enjoyed the first official Milesabound 1%ers club meeting. It is an event where all are always welcomed but somehow only the 400 club shows up (that’s a loose reference to what some of the ultra wealthy families of the gilded age called themselves in the days of the Titanic)

    Anyway I hope more of such events take place as we hashe out ideas and divided up issues like countries on the Risk board game. I got Irkutsk. Lol

    Anyway, thanks to our host for planning it and see you all MSing around!

  • I had a good time as well. Always great to talk to people with good ideas and process. Thanks MilesAbound for the mini DO.

    • Marathon man

      Dont you mean mini-deaüx?

      😀

      • ABC

        Any thoughts when the next one may be?

        • MilesAbound

          Will look to set up another one in Jan or Feb

  • “…represent roughly 1% of the amount of people expected to show up at the next FTU, will have lifetime MS totals that exceed the entire collective lifetime amount of that FTU crowd!”

    Marathon Man, Mileage Update, Miles Abound: No wonder and no doubt! 🙂