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If you’ve ever flown with Southwest Airlines you probably know how important it is to be near your computer or phone 24 hours before your flight.

That’s when online check-in opens, as you want to get yourself a chance at the best available boarding pass. With free-for-all boarding you don’t want to be stuck in a middle seat with a “C” boarding pass when a little work might help you score an exit row thanks to an “A” boarding pass.

Earlier this month someone was clever enough to use their programming skills to establish a snazzy site that would do all the check-in work on your behalf.