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About tony2x

I'm a burgeoning technology executive living and working in the beautiful Bay Area of Northern California. My life revolves around three things: technology, food and transportation and it is here we will be examining all of those in varying amounts of detail and vitriol.

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24 hours 2 Boeing 737s 1 Embraer E175 1 Bombardier CRJ900 5500 miles 4 Delta SkyClubs 14000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles 12 tier points 1 thing on my mind…. Sleeping in my own bed Thanks for playing along folks

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DL1729 DTW-SFO 02A

  I have a feeling this button will be well worn by the end of the flight.  Thanks Delta. You’ve made mileage running quite fun. 

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DL3629 DFW-DTW 03A

Canadian Barbie is taking us almost home to the frozen tundra that is Detroit. 

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Dead dinosaurs don’t come much cheaper

  

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Mattress running for precious metals

Here is a hotel that I won’t be staying in :    Here is a pair of room keys I will not be using :  However I will be enjoying the two stay credits that I’ll get for not actually … Continue reading

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Escape from DFW

This trip had a second purpose other than the gratuitous acquisition of miles and that was to devour delicious barbecue in the great state of Texas.  Yelp determined that the interestingly titled Meat U Anywhere was the best rated within … Continue reading

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DL5697 MSP-DFW 02A

Airline rules say that morning drinking is perfectly acceptable.  I do think there’s a rule that says you shouldn’t be allowed to fly this far in a Barbie Jet.  We slept like babies then dined like kings in the MSP … Continue reading

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Minneapolis nice. 

Remind me again why I’m doing this? The first seats on DLs 739s are not comfortable but I closed my eyes before take off and woke up to find the fasten seatbelt signs already illuminated. Other than that there’s nothing … Continue reading

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DL1426 SFO-MSP 02A

Wheels up at 0005.   

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Pre-check done right

Old fashioneds = 2 10pm on a Friday night and we are finally sat at the bar in the Delta SkyClub about to enjoy what my friend has called the “shittiest old fashioned in the Bay Area.”. Whilst I wait … Continue reading

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