“The game.” I have been hearing that a lot lately.
Last week I did not do a darn thing miles and points while I was out of the country on a business trip, so was going to skip this week’s entry. Then I started catching up on the madness of crowds chasing
I keep hearing the ever-more elaborate gyrations and schemes to earn miles and points as a “game” in a way that unsettles me. I consulted several dictionaries and the entries for game are varied, two from the Oxford Dictionary are:
noun1 a form of play or sport, especially a competitive one played according to rules and decided by skill, strength, or luck.verb2 [with object] manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous: it was very easy for a few big companies to game the system