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Consultant, developer, mentor, author, speaker. C++ and .NET, Windows 7, Sharepoint, whatever else I like.

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May
14
comment Can an original of “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” be viewed in Japan?
Why can you "tell they have it"? I auto-translated the page microsofttranslator.com/… and I see "Knagawa" there, but as the name of an artist, not part of the title of this picture.
May
12
comment How safe is it to visit Fiji and travel around Viti Levu in a car rental?
Canadian government is pretty warny: travel.gc.ca/destinations/Fiji click on Security but I'm planning on going anyway, not sure about driving around yet
May
12
awarded  Nice Answer
May
11
awarded  Enlightened
May
11
awarded  Nice Answer
May
10
revised Is there any personal benefit in formally cancelling a (non-refundable) flight?
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May
10
comment Is there any personal benefit in formally cancelling a (non-refundable) flight?
Agreed, on an LCC changes are expensive or impossible. This prevents them from having to leave room on planes for people who might change to that flight on short notice and is one of the ways they can have such low fares. But even if you are charged 50 twice, and paid 110, why throw away the 10? (100% change fee is a different game.)
May
10
answered Is there any personal benefit in formally cancelling a (non-refundable) flight?
May
10
revised Which countries allow tourists to get married without the long wait for the marriage licence?
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May
10
revised Backpacking 46 days in the US with ESTA
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May
10
revised Have anyone experienced inspection of their laptop or digital media content?
contributing to the update-for-reopen process
May
10
revised Options for getting paid for hunting or fishing on vacation
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May
9
comment Have anyone experienced inspection of their laptop or digital media content?
Can? Almost certainly yes. Will? Unlikely, but not impossible.
May
9
answered Have anyone experienced inspection of their laptop or digital media content?
May
9
comment Is there a formula similar or close to Interrail for a family with (small) children?
When I bought a British rail pass from North America, we got one free child pass for each adult pass we bought. So while they didn't technically offer a special discount family pass, we ended up with one anyway. I don't know if the same would apply to Europe or not.
May
9
reviewed Approve Can you prevent being reseated at a middle seat in economy, after a change of airplane model?
May
9
reviewed Reject Can you prevent being reseated at a middle seat in economy, after a change of airplane model?
May
8
comment Can you prevent being reseated at a middle seat in economy, after a change of airplane model?
@NateEldredge I've updated to be clear I don't suggest claiming a non existent condition (and not just because it might backfire)
May
8
revised Can you prevent being reseated at a middle seat in economy, after a change of airplane model?
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May
8
comment Can you prevent being reseated at a middle seat in economy, after a change of airplane model?
@NateEldredge true in theory, but I have sat next to someone with claustrophobia who wanted my aisle seat and offered me a window for it. travel.stackexchange.com/a/13500/46 Nobody suggested he shouldn't be allowed to fly. I wouldn't claim a disorder I didn't have, but nor would I hide one for fear they would keep me from flying over it.