5,000 posts — here are the top 5

5,000 posts.

That’s a remarkable milestone, considering that most of the posts are stories that take days, even months, to research and write.

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Here are the five most popular posts that have appeared on this site since it launched in 1996.

1. Southwest Airlines pilot holds plane for murder victim’s family

2. Best and worst car rental companies

3. Passenger forced to stand for a seven-hour airline flight

4. “What kind of pie is that?” the TSA agent demanded

5. Yes, the name on your airline ticket can be changed! (Thanks, Expedia)

Thanks for a great run. Here’s to the next 5,000.

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