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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 26, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The Same Flight # With A Change Of Equip?
Replies: 22
Views: 4995

Why The Same Flight # With A Change Of Equip?

Just completing a Trans atlantic on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Why does <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> have the same flight number (ie <acronym title="Los Ang...

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by avi8tir
Mon Sep 17, 2007 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 161 Flying FCO-JFK Has Engine Flameout
Replies: 53
Views: 16124

RE: Delta 161 Flying FCO-JFK Has Engine Flameout

I have a question about this. I was on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 160 on the 13th, which arrived <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> on the 14th. Is there any way to find out if this same aircraft that lost an engine was us...

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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta SFO-CVG Considered Transcon?
Replies: 20
Views: 3534

RE: Delta SFO-CVG Considered Transcon?

I flew on <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> and then <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Ken...

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by avi8tir
Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many DL 763er's Have Avod In BizElite?
Replies: 4
Views: 3705

How Many DL 763er's Have Avod In BizElite?

simple question in the title. also, what routes do the converted aircraft fly? thanks!

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by avi8tir
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Upgrade IFE On 767-300ERs (not PTVs/AVOD)
Replies: 88
Views: 10443

RE: Delta To Upgrade IFE On 767-300ERs (not PTVs/AVOD)

I thought that Delta had already started the install of the AVOD system in the BizElite cabin on the 763ER's. No?

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by avi8tir
Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Routes Are DL's Refreshed 763er's On?
Replies: 0
Views: 1917

Whats Routes Are DL's Refreshed 763er's On?

traveling <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> and <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym>-<acronym title="Ne...

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by avi8tir
Wed Aug 22, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Y Product Needs An Update...badly!
Replies: 6
Views: 2609

AA Y Product Needs An Update...badly!

ok.. so I just got done with <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - Cali...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SkyMiles Reward Tickets - SkySaver Availability
Replies: 10
Views: 4015

RE: DL SkyMiles Reward Tickets - SkySaver Availability

It is luck of the draw. I am platinum now, but I didnt used to be. About a month ago I booked a trip for my girlfriend and I. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield...

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by avi8tir
Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Time Going TransPac. LAX-BKK Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1976

1st Time Going TransPac. LAX-BKK Questions

So in 3 weeks I'll be going on vacation with some friends. All of my summer trips have been to europe in the past, never been transpac. Ill be flying on Thai <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International...

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by avi8tir
Sun May 20, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of DL 763ER BizElite Updates
Replies: 1
Views: 2975

Status Of DL 763ER BizElite Updates

so, whats the status of the biz elite cabins being updated to the new "refreshed" product on the DL 763er's?

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by avi8tir
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL Bring Back The Pillows?
Replies: 11
Views: 3664

RE: Will DL Bring Back The Pillows?

umm....ya, you're right! I definitely drink more than I sleep on planes! bring back the glassware!!!

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by avi8tir
Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL Bring Back The Pillows?
Replies: 11
Views: 3664

Will DL Bring Back The Pillows?

I must say that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is making a great recovery, just as I knew they would. Just got back from <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Internationa...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW Dom First Product...
Replies: 19
Views: 3234

RE: NW Dom First Product...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 21, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW Dom First Product...
Replies: 19
Views: 3234

NW Dom First Product...

hello all... so I am headed to <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> this weekend. Coming back on Monday. Currently booked on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym...

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by avi8tir
Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Go ATL-BOM Nonstop On March 16
Replies: 97
Views: 17072

RE: Delta To Go ATL-BOM Nonstop On March 16

So, what are they doing with the passengers that were to go <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acronym>? are...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use United Miles To Upgrade On Thai?
Replies: 7
Views: 5730

RE: Use United Miles To Upgrade On Thai?

ok, talked to United, but the agent wasnt really sure how it worked. She wasnt sure if the upgrade happened at the time of booking or if it was space-available at the time of check-in. Also, can I use this on a ticket that I am buying for my friend or is it only for me?? anyone else have anymore inf...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use United Miles To Upgrade On Thai?
Replies: 7
Views: 5730

Use United Miles To Upgrade On Thai?

I was looking on United's site, but couldnt find any info. I know I can use my United miles on a full ticket on any of the Star Alliance partners (including Thai), but what about upgrades? is that possible? If so, what base fare would I have to buy to upgrade to business class? I heard that you can ...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 08, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: That Sound A 757 Sometimes Makes On Approach....
Replies: 7
Views: 3772

That Sound A 757 Sometimes Makes On Approach....

I have lived on the approach to <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> for many years (right underneath LEMON on 19R ILS). On occasion when a 757 is flying over, there will be a sudden very loud noise. the only thing that I can compare it...

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by avi8tir
Tue Feb 20, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Replace JFK/LAX Non-stop With 1-stop Flt
Replies: 29
Views: 9524

RE: Thai Replace JFK/LAX Non-stop With 1-stop Flt

so WHEN does this officially start? I was just about to buy LAX-BKK for July.

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by avi8tir
Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Airways Co-mingle Fleets.
Replies: 28
Views: 7383

RE: New US Airways Co-mingle Fleets.

I was up the other night around SMF and heard "cactus" on the radio. I was wondering when they would switch everything over to us airways' call sign.

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by avi8tir
Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Etops 757s - When And Where?
Replies: 39
Views: 7150

RE: DL Etops 757s - When And Where?

Will these get a BizElite cabin for trans-atlantic flights? I couldnt imagine paying for a first seat and sitting in the standard seats all the way across the pond! thats hard enough to do on a transcon redeye. obviously the new IFE would be included throughout.

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by avi8tir
Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta SkyMiles Program: Horrible
Replies: 43
Views: 7044

RE: Delta SkyMiles Program: Horrible

all I have to say about Skymiles is, as long as you reach Gold or Plat (not that hard with a trans-atlantic or 2), is upgrades upgrades upgrades. I have been flying <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> on a regular basis for 2 years now. From the time I went silver, there has only bee...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Platinum Upgrade Certificates.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

RE: DL Platinum Upgrade Certificates.....

K (the minimum to use the cert - and the fare is available) is around $550. Y is around $1450. A is around $1550. I didnt check F, but I assume its around $1650. So obviously thats a huge difference. I have to use the certs by Dec (6 - one-way certs) and I dont think I'll be going international this...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Platinum Upgrade Certificates.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

DL Platinum Upgrade Certificates.....

I just tried to use my platinum upgrade certificates for a lax-jfk round trip in June. I was surprised that there are no more award seats available. Do these upgrades fall under the same rules as normal award seats - ie. there are only a few "award" seats released initially. how difficult are these ...

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by avi8tir
Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash Into Car In California
Replies: 26
Views: 7382

RE: Small Plane Crash Into Car In California

I think this happened on hwy 4 by KCCR. there is a reserve sheriff that works in my office and he got a call about needing suport on the call.

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by avi8tir
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Someone Explain "O&D"?
Replies: 17
Views: 13874

Can Someone Explain "O&D"?

seen this tossed around alot over the years. I understand it means origin & destination. why is it so important to the airlines?

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by avi8tir
Fri Oct 20, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Street.Com: Delta's Chapter 11 Reinvention
Replies: 37
Views: 5830

RE: The Street.Com: Delta's Chapter 11 Reinvention

I was going to post on this as well. From my recollection over my years of interest in commercial aviation (Im 26 and have been an enthusiast since I was about 5 - literally) It seems that Delta is really trying to reinvent themselves while still keeping their infamous southern charm. from what I re...

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by avi8tir
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And Ex-Varig 777s
Replies: 23
Views: 8769

RE: Delta And Ex-Varig 777s

I dont think DL can while in bankruptcy. it already had 777's on order and were able to convert those to the LR variant. correct me if Im wrong....

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by avi8tir
Sun Oct 01, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Reviews Of The New F Class On DL 757's?
Replies: 1
Views: 6572

Any Reviews Of The New F Class On DL 757's?

just wondering if anyone has any reviews on the new seats and such. I flew <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> - <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> redeye on a 738 in ...

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by avi8tir
Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dassault Sells 24 Falcon 7X To NetJets
Replies: 17
Views: 4119

RE: Dassault Sells 24 Falcon 7X To NetJets

wow, that def looks like a different plane! I always thought the Astra was an ugly duckling. looks alot better now.

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by avi8tir
Thu Sep 28, 2006 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Going On With Delta.com?
Replies: 17
Views: 4755

RE: Whats Going On With Delta.com?

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by avi8tir
Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 772's RR & GE
Replies: 1
Views: 3027

BA 772's RR & GE

So I consider myself to be pretty in tune with the airlines over the last decade, however a few months ago I realized that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> has <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> & <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> engi...

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by avi8tir
Sat Sep 23, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER
Replies: 44
Views: 16107

RE: 1st Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER

dont forget the raked wingtips!

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by avi8tir
Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Medallion Upgrade "standby" Question...
Replies: 9
Views: 4565

DL Medallion Upgrade "standby" Question...

so when your medallion upgrade does not clear within the window and there are still seats available in first (which happens quite often), when you check in at the airport you can add yourself to the waitlist or upgrade standby list and you will then receive your upgrade just before boarding(I assume...

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by avi8tir
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilot Training Center
Replies: 8
Views: 3939

RE: United Pilot Training Center

just called and the program is no longer available to the public  Sad oh well.

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by avi8tir
Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilot Training Center
Replies: 8
Views: 3939

United Pilot Training Center

I recall that United used to offer a program where people could attend a pilot training session and get simulator time. Do they still offer this @ <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Color...

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by avi8tir
Mon Sep 18, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 7087

RE: Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!

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by avi8tir
Sat Sep 16, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 7087

RE: Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!

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by avi8tir
Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 7087

Ex Song 757 - 7 Rows Of First!?!

Just noticed on DL.com that the reconfigured ex-song aircraft have 7!!! rows of First instead of the previous six! how in the hell is that possible!?

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by avi8tir
Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Fleet Refurbishment Reflected Online?
Replies: 10
Views: 2801

RE: DL Fleet Refurbishment Reflected Online?

Great point HotelEchoFox! Im on a sfo-jfk flight in Dec, and now I know Ill be on one of the refurbed aircraft! thanks!

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by avi8tir
Thu Sep 14, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL @ SNA
Replies: 23
Views: 2854

RE: DL @ SNA

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by avi8tir
Thu Sep 14, 2006 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL @ SNA
Replies: 23
Views: 2854

DL @ SNA

Just looked at the september schedule. It was quite confusing, but it looks like <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has cut its <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> frequency and moved the <a...

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by avi8tir
Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Annouce New Long Haul Domestic Product
Replies: 75
Views: 14703

RE: Delta To Annouce New Long Haul Domestic Product

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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KATL 8R
Replies: 11
Views: 1560

RE: Katl 8R

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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KATL 8R
Replies: 11
Views: 1560

RE: Katl 8R

ok, I understand that 8R is now closed. but for at least the last month, they "blacked out" the existing threshold and displaced it. just asking why this was done before the closure.

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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KATL 8R
Replies: 11
Views: 1560

KATL 8R

so was the displacement a temporaray solution to something? It has been done for well over a month. I noticed it back in august too.

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by avi8tir
Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KATL 8R
Replies: 11
Views: 1560

KATL 8R

Travelled through good ol' <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> last week and noticed that 8R now has a displaced threshold. I couldnt see any clear reason why (ie objects on the approach path). anyone know t...

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by avi8tir
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Layover In CDG - Will I Make It?
Replies: 18
Views: 4858

RE: Quick Layover In CDG - Will I Make It?

I have had some real tight ones @ CDG. Its an absolutely horrible airport to transfer in. however, I have made my flight every time. I dont think youll have a problem. your bags may be a different story!

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by avi8tir
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ 700/900 With LED Landing Lights?
Replies: 17
Views: 11332

RE: CRJ 700/900 With LED Landing Lights?

the lights on the A380 from the pics above dont look like HID to me. can anyone confirm?

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by avi8tir
Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Current Carryon Situation In The US?
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

RE: What Is The Current Carryon Situation In The US?

I tried to "sneak" on a small tube of lotion and my hair pomade in my bag (roller suitcase - carry on). I was amazed that they caught it. they xray-ed my bag 3 times and then searched it. $10 L'Occitaine Lotion & $20 American Crew Pomade... I guess thats what I get for trying to sneak it past them! ...

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