Now this is just FREAKY....

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  1. TrickyDisco

    TrickyDisco <b><font color=blue>Voted TFW2005's Sexiest Female

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    So, I book a lot of flights online. Not surprising, since I live on a bloody island and am constantly visiting someone, somewhere in the outside world.

    But this...this is a definite FIRST.

    I was booking a flight for me and my then-boyfriend to Denmark for June 28th to go visit. It was late last May, Heyyy, no prob, found a 'book now!' deal on the Iceland Express website whose link I followed to book and pay for said flight. I even got an e-mail confirmation and whatnot, no problem...

    Then due to complications, none of the people we were going to Denmark to see were actually going to be there at that time, so we would basically be flying out there to meet...noone. I hadn't found a return flight at that time, and didn't think too much about it, was just going to skip the trip altogether. Sure, I lost a couple bucks as I pre-paid the non-refundable trip, but it would be even more expensive for me to change and/or even find a return flight, I just let it go.
    And to top things off, my then bf and I split up shortly after that, so we were definitely not going on a trip together....

    June 28th comes and goes, and I think nothing of it.

    Now HERE comes the freaky part:
    I am planning on going to Denmark early September to see my friend Caroline, byt haven't really started looking at flights or such.
    Then I get an e-mail yesterday from Iceland Express, reminding me of my flight to Denmark...on Septemer 4th. I thought this was some sort of glitch in their system, I most certainly had not booked any flights to Denmark in months! The e-mail had a booking and pin-number, so when I tracked down my confirmation e-mail from my original booking date, it says...September 4th.

    WHAT. IN. THE. BLUE. F**K.

    I am still baffled as to how this happened. Either I was just totally mind-blocked and my consience, or the IE server just thought 'Oh no, she doesn't want to go on that trip anyway, so I'll just book it at a more convenient date for her...'

    The ONLY other time I have had anything even similar to that happen, was the hotel booking at OTFCC 2003 in Chicago, which led to me (with help from Boardwise :lol ) to eventually go "what the hell" and show up anyway, which turned out to be the best trip EVER. :rock 

    So, any of you guys have any similar seemingly unexplainable "twists of fate" things happen?
     
  2. Super_Megatron

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    Bimma, have you been drinking?
     
  3. Foster

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    I think she drunk-booked.
     
  4. Elvin Pena

    Elvin Pena <b><font color=red>CyberCon is #1!</font></b> Veteran

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    Es bueno!!!
     
  5. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Damn, that is freaky.
     
  6. TrickyDisco

    TrickyDisco <b><font color=blue>Voted TFW2005's Sexiest Female

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    How ironic a question from a poster named 'fosterlager' ?? :lol 

    Dudes, I would have had to be *seriously* wasted to screw up a booking that I followed via a specified date link..not even my notorious 'Bimma The Fish' persona could pull that off :p 

    So, no :lol  But I hate to spoil the illusion for you guys, especially Smegs :p 
     
  7. rattrap007

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    lay off the booze.. seriously.. I know it is cold there a lot, but stop drinking and buying stuff on the net..
     
  8. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Those damn innernet ghosts. Always getting into our pc's and changing stuff.

    Wonder if there's a way you can bump it ahead a few months? or when Denmark's kickin' again.
     
  9. Dalarsco

    Dalarsco Kickback=ROCK

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    Maybe, maybe not. You looked pretty wasted in those pictures you put in the Sexiest Female thread.:D 
    But yes, it seems like Reality has warped in your favor.
     
  10. Kickback

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  11. Jux

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    The hotel in Ft. Wayne for Botcon 2002 "lost" my booking that I had made several months prior, and couldn't explain to me how I had a confirmation number that wasn't in their system.

    So they gave us a handicapped room. I should've bitched more to get a discount.
     
  12. Super_Megatron

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    I think if you were signing in at a hotel I was working at I'd be inclined to give you a handicapped room too.
     
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    Reading that eerie conincidence makes me think of the theme to the Twilight Zone.
     
  14. Jux

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    I'll do anything for a room discount.

    And by anything, I mean ANYTHING. Such as promising not to steal towels.
     
  15. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    damn internet ghost.

    who you gonna call?
     
  16. TrickyDisco

    TrickyDisco <b><font color=blue>Voted TFW2005's Sexiest Female

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    WTF? :lol 
     
  17. Kickback

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    It was an IM conversation. How it came up I will never know.

    p.s. I'm lying, I know how it came up.
     
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    The chances of me passing out from my intoxication in the actual bedroom where we will all be staying in is slim to none.

    At the moment, my BotCon plans are in jeopardy due to a new job that has training the last week of September. Waiting for official dates before planning.
     
  20. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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