Frank (ljtourist) wrote,
Frank
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Twoflower, I'm not

I've decided it's time to get a new set of luggage; my "current" set is, uh, about 10 years old, and while in kinda sorta OK shape, is somewhat broken, and missing a lot of modern conveniences.

Of course, me being me, I want to do this Right, and more than a little Overboard if I can help it. Currently, I'm eying some stuff from Briggs & Riley; particularly some of their "baseline" series (which is going to be changed in the fall, and so is 20% off now, bringing the prices down from "ridiculous" to merely "high"). Specifically, I think I want the 20" Superlight Upright Carry-On and 28" Superlight Upright. Any seasoned travelers want to share their opinions?

That's not the point of this post, though. The real point is this snippet from the site that seriously got my snark started:
Specialized collection features include:

* OutsiderTM handle for flat packing and less wrinkles
* SpeedThruTM pocket for hassle-free airport security checks
* SmartLinkTM system allows you to attach a small wheeled bag to a larger wheeled bag

Dude! Have I fallen into a Neal Stephenson novel and not noticed?!? Sheesh.





Also, I *totally* should have made my handle "twoflower", even though that's user 64,307 and I didn't register until 9,349,709.
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