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imatlas

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Woulld you say it's through mal- or misfeasance?
 

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tried the knockoff peloton machines at my gym

instead of a creepily fake-cheerful woman with six pack abs telling you what to do, you're offered a stupid simulation where you can't even crash into the fake competitors

meh
 

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It looks like I re-aggravated some torn cartilage in my chest during a workout yesterday. Hurts like hell. The injury is almost a year old, took forever to heal, and this really sucks.
Teaches quiet upper body discipline
 

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If I had that BDE, this is how I would have dealt with the bar situation:

 

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Ashley from my doctor’s office calls me with I think the prescription refill I need. Unfortunately I’m in the shower, but I can right back. I ask for Ashley and i get the response “which one, we have three Ashleys”.

really? You share a first name with two other people at the office and you don’t think to leave your last name?? :fu:
 

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Fuck Cathay Pacific (and fuck my employer for their shitty travel policies that led to this flight home). I'm flying Seoul > Hong Kong > Chicago > Raleigh to get home. There's a weather advisor for the winter storm in the Midwest. American Airlines, who code shares the flight, is offering free flight changes, so I think, "great, I can get around this 12 hour layover in Hong Kong and take a different flight and get home 12 hours earlier."

The problem is my employer booked through Cathay Pacific, so I have to go through them. They're like "only minor delay right now plus you have 5 hour layover in Chicago, so no need to change flight." Thanks, but there is 30 hours for that storm to get worse (which it is predicted to do) and make my delays even longer. To rub salt in the wound, I tried getting into their lounge as after flying more than 30k miles with them in two weeks I'll soon be platinum status and eligible. No, fuck you pleb, come back when you're platinum next week.
 

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I hope HKG to Chicago is on Cathay metal and not American. Issa huge difference in quality
 

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Fuck Cathay Pacific (and fuck my employer for their shitty travel policies that led to this flight home). I'm flying Seoul > Hong Kong > Chicago > Raleigh to get home. There's a weather advisor for the winter storm in the Midwest. American Airlines, who code shares the flight, is offering free flight changes, so I think, "great, I can get around this 12 hour layover in Hong Kong and take a different flight and get home 12 hours earlier."

The problem is my employer booked through Cathay Pacific, so I have to go through them. They're like "only minor delay right now plus you have 5 hour layover in Chicago, so no need to change flight." Thanks, but there is 30 hours for that storm to get worse (which it is predicted to do) and make my delays even longer. To rub salt in the wound, I tried getting into their lounge as after flying more than 30k miles with them in two weeks I'll soon be platinum status and eligible. No, fuck you pleb, come back when you're platinum next week.
Shoulda flown SkyTeam.

Also just buy a lounge pass and get work to reimburse you.
 

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Shoulda flown SkyTeam.

Also just buy a lounge pass and get work to reimburse you.
Maybe I haven't impressed on you how fucking cheap my employer is. I don't get to pick the airline: I have to go with the lowest cost. In fact, my flight included one segment that was premium economy because it was $200 cheaper than normal coach the whole way. It was flagged and I required special approval for flying out of policy. My employer would rather I spend more to fly coach and know my place. They certainly won't pay for a lounge pass.
 

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Maybe I haven't impressed on you how fucking cheap my employer is. I don't get to pick the airline: I have to go with the lowest cost. In fact, my flight included one segment that was premium economy because it was $200 cheaper than normal coach the whole way. It was flagged and I required special approval for flying out of policy. My employer would rather I spend more to fly coach and know my place. They certainly won't pay for a lounge pass.
I get employers not wanting to buy biz and even premium economy. But ive found that cheaping out that much on long or complex flights so often becomes a false economy.
 

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