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Collector Gets 422 million Amex points with purchase of ancient cup

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Alanslegal

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

If he could spend $36M on one rare ceramic cup, I bet my 2 frequent flyer points that he has own jet :)
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

I posted in my other thread... was wondering if I could be added as a family member to pool his points?!?!?
If he could spend $36M on one rare ceramic cup, I bet my 2 frequent flyer points that he has own jet :)
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

Oh I have found my hero!

He is also my cousin so if he ever wanted to do a points transfer it would be perfectly fine :)
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

Though as that was in $HK that is about 28 million frequent flyer miles ...still a lot though.
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

He can become a frequent flyer on Virgin Galactic.
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

That would have paid for a lot of MASAs back in the day :mrgreen:
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

He needs a FF consultant....imagine the top of the range toaster he could get!
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

I hope it is dishwasher proofed.
If it breaks he may have done better with a toaster.
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

Maybe he's been reading AFF too:
Liu, who drank Chinese tea from the cup shortly before he paid for it, had to sign 24 separate AmEx receipts because the system can only swipe transactions of up to HK$12 million at a time
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

Seeing as he paid for it on his Amex, the insurance will come in handy in case of 'accidental' breakage.
 
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I saw that in the HK press also- they said he could get 200k USD in supermarket vouchers with that many MR points <facepalm>

I think I'd prefer 2,110 SQ Suites Return flights to Europe ;)
 

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I saw that in the HK press also- they said he could get 200k USD in supermarket vouchers with that many MR points <facepalm>

I think I'd prefer 2,110 SQ Suites Return flights to Europe ;)

Your maths is a bit out. As it is $HK it is about 28 million FF points.
 

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Re: 422 Million Amex Points for a cup purchase

Dear Mr Liu Yiqian,
Felicitous greetings from Lagos, Nigeria. Following the sad demise of my Great Uncle Mayu Benaiveenufu, who over the course of his industrious servitude has earned 26 million Frequent Flyer Points, I have reached a most unpropitious situation.
This treasury of hard procured points has been frozen upon his demise and unless I can secure a comprehending fellow such as your glorious self they will be lost.
To prevent such a dissipative loss, I propose to transfer 13 million points to your own account.
To facilitate this mutually beneficial transaction, simply provide me with your frequent flyer account number and PIN and our mutual satisfaction will be assured.
 
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