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Old Jan 2, 12, 5:29 am
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This doesn't look targeted - the form even allows a non-PC member to apply and a new account be created (although this didn't seem to be an option on-line).

I really can't see how anyone in the UK can lose out with this. Because there's no minimum spend requirement, you could buy something for a few pounds, get the 40k points, wait for the 99 fee to be credited back, get the credit card company to refund your now credit balance, cancel the card and walk away. That's the risk PC and the credit card company take - that some people will play the game, but many others will keep paying the fee and spending. Only fair to keep the balance somewhere near the consumers' side, isn't it?
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