Friday, March 22, 2019

No Daylight Savings in Puerto Rico! Literally, When Will the US Catch Up?

No Daylight Savings in Puerto Rico is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report. Daylight savings is one of the dumbest things man has created. It rivals the CFP Playoff Selection Committee, which...

The Etiquette of Things: Sitting in the Middle When Aisle Is Available?

Last week, I previewed my next book, The Etiquette of Things: Things You Didn't Know Were Things, by writing about Playing Your Music in Public. This week I have another entry. On my flight...

The Etiquette of Things: Playing Your Music in Public

Surely you've picked up your copy of Everyone's Advice Is Wrong: How I Found Success By £µ¢&ing Up (available on Amazon). And surely you've read one of my first posts on this blog, No One Listens to...

A Category 8 Hotel? Give Me A Break…But Here Are My Reqs

In the words of Marvin Gaye - What's Going on? Really Hyatt, a category 8 hotel for 40k points a night? The blog world was up in arms today when Hyatt leaked an extra category in...

Pressured Into Tipping! I Hate Credit Card Processing Tablets

In the US, it is normal for the check to come and the waiter to take your credit card and leave you in peace as you contemplate how much to leave for a tip....

Which Ad Do You Hate Most? ‘Badda Book’, ‘Dates Deals Done’, ‘Hotel? Trivago’

I write all sorts of posts from Flight Reviews to Food & Drink Guides. Writing posts is tedious because of my attention to detail, my fine eye for photos, and because Clifford has to ultimatley...

Laptop Broken Again: TPOL Dead

Your wish has come true. TPOL has quit writing until his tenth Lenovo ThinkPad is fixed. Readers will recall that this is not the first or fourth time this has occurred (see And Now...

Remember That Time TPOL Moved to Mongolia?

It was the first of September, a day that I will always remember. Because that was the day... Actually, it was the 1st of August. And it was 2014. That was the day I made...

Relax: When You’re in PR, You Can Call the States the US

Before moving here, I was well aware of the ongoing debate between Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state and Puerto Rico seeking to gain its independence. It was with this sensitivity that I would...

Happy Emoji Day! = End of Civilization

I don't have many friends on Facebook because 1) I hate seeing pictures of their babies. Why do parents think it is fine to invade their children's privacy? I get annoyed when someone tags...
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