Sneaking Behind the Velvet Rope
One of the perks of the miles and points hobby is attaining elite status, even if you may not have qualified for it outright. If you didn't quite re-qualify for your Marriott elite status, here's a way to do so.
+Not sure if it's worth if it's worth it to jump through hoops to qualify for elite status? Frugal Travel Guy lays out the argument that you might be right.