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Wal-Mart, Amex take on banks with Bluebird debit card

Old Nov 10, 12, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by julp View Post
Yes.
I'd go back there today and buy some more. A lot more.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 1:52 pm
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I think $500 prepaid would work too. I can do about $5000 a month just with bill payments.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 1:53 pm
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Do most prepaids allow bill payments? I figured they just were good for use like a credit or debit card?
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Old Nov 10, 12, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by Bored_Russian View Post
I think $500 prepaid would work too. I can do about $5000 a month just with bill payments.
You mean with the regular visa gift cards?
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Old Nov 10, 12, 1:57 pm
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In the parking lot of Novi, MI OD. No more Vanilla cards on the rack.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:00 pm
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Framingham, MA OD

Originally Posted by TheBOSman View Post
Right, but this isn't an out of stock situation. I was at the Framingham, MA OD for what it is worth, which never seemed to have any anyway.
I spoke with someone at the Framingham, MA OD. They are no longer carrying the card

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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:00 pm
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Originally Posted by UNHBuzzard View Post
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When we all go to the april deaux (where i would like to be a speaker if gary gleff adds me as one but hasnt yet so pls tell him to) ...[Moderator edit]

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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:00 pm
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Originally Posted by ddallas View Post
You mean with the regular visa gift cards?
yep, those. You can use them with amazon payments. The only problem is updating your CC twice a month. I wonder if this would raise a flag? I did this with paypal and after about 12 gift cards they locked my account and told me "good bye".
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:01 pm
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Nothing left in Austin and they said they got the memo today
End of the world
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:03 pm
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After reading the numerous posts coming in this morning, I went out an hour ago to my local ice cream shop. Decent number of cones (23 in total) still available in the typical two areas of the store. I went to the counter and paid for the transaction with my IB. Went through fine, just like in the recent past. Perhaps I just got really lucky...?
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:04 pm
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At 1:50pm today (Sat, Nov 10 I bought 5 VR at Office Depot here in flyover country.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:04 pm
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Add one more to the list of people that have been told they are pulling these from the stores. Manager said they got a memo today, but it didnt say why. Bummer.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Marathon Man View Post
When we all go to the april deaux (where i would like to be a speaker if gary gleff adds me...
I'd love to see your presentation...hadn't planned on going so far since as of now it's the same old, tired list of parrot bloggers. gleff probably doesn't want to let an FT regular in, the MP folks seem to like to pretend FT doesn't exist

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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by UNHBuzzard View Post
Nothing north of the border? I figured Salem or NashVegas NH would have one. Amex prep aids were still there, just not the reloads (just got home from one last run).
Nashua used to have one but it closed in 2007 or 2008 sometime. Next to Toys R Us.

Originally Posted by CFFrost View Post
This was not true at the stores that I went to. They still had the prepaids on the rack - just the VRs were gone. One manager also indicated they would have a replacement coming but that he did not know anything about it.
Yeah, Framingham was out of the Prepaids as well.
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Old Nov 10, 12, 2:07 pm
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At 1:50pm today (Sat, Nov 10 I bought 5 VR at Office Depot here in flyover country.
I'd go back and buy the rest.
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