Simon mall gift card(2014-2015)

Old Aug 20, 14, 9:44 am
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Wink

I was told about the new 1k limit as well, but the woman at my local mall said it'd be only for business purchases (ie filling out the form and all that)
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Old Aug 20, 14, 9:48 am
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Does anyone know what Bank Blackhawk uses? Bancorp, USBank, MetaBank?

What good would these new ones be if you can't load them to BB/Serve?
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Old Aug 20, 14, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by Volodath View Post
Prediction - they only work at Simon Mall stores (and their affiliates...)

As long as everyone and their blogger continue to pump simon for ms, then disaster looms as usual. At this point, I know there'll be new designs offered for a variety of occassions which is nice. But, let's also discuss the negatives of Blackhawk so people's expectations of ms glory with the new cards will subside into reality.
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Old Aug 20, 14, 9:55 am
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Does Blackhawk have negatives?
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Old Aug 20, 14, 10:23 am
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I was gonna make my first foray to Simon's on Saturday.

Hopefully something is still there!
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Old Aug 20, 14, 10:37 am
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Originally Posted by compddd View Post
Does Blackhawk have negatives?

Blackhawk=Bancorp=FTC Investigation=Vanilla=No MO @ WM = loss of easy MS

USB Visas are just so much less of a hassle...

Edit: Apparently I'm an idiot - while Bancorp partners with Blackhawk on some things (T-Mo Prepaid), Blackhawk runs their own payment network and issues meta-VGCs.

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Old Aug 20, 14, 10:42 am
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Originally Posted by Volodath View Post
Blackhawk=Bancorp=FTC Investigation=Vanilla=No MO @ WM = loss of easy MS

USB Visas are just so much less of a hassle...
Truth!
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Old Aug 20, 14, 12:15 pm
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Originally Posted by Volodath View Post
Blackhawk=Bancorp=FTC Investigation=Vanilla=No MO @ WM = loss of easy MS

USB Visas are just so much less of a hassle...
it still should work fine at other locations for MO if it comes with a PIN.

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Old Aug 20, 14, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by Volodath View Post
Blackhawk=Bancorp=FTC Investigation=Vanilla=No MO @ WM = loss of easy MS

USB Visas are just so much less of a hassle...
Blackhawk owns GCM who issues MetaBank GCs. Don't know where you are getting information that Simon is going to switch to Bancorp.
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Old Aug 20, 14, 1:29 pm
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I bought 5 cards yesterday, was told that the new program will be cheaper for us and will arrive in a few months.
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Old Aug 20, 14, 1:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Volodath View Post
Blackhawk=Bancorp=FTC Investigation=Vanilla=No MO @ WM = loss of easy MS

USB Visas are just so much less of a hassle...
You go ahead and keep thinking that.
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Old Aug 21, 14, 7:57 am
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Has anyone tried the Aventura Mall by Simon Mall MCGC from Sunrise Bank? They seem to be very good at accepting CC to buy them. Many International Latin-Americans paying with foreign cards (Forex and Int Fees). With $2.95 Activation for $500, it seems like a better option versus WD VGC. Well, I will go ahead a try one to see if Kate likes it or MO s can be issued at the MC
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Old Aug 21, 14, 10:08 am
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Originally Posted by ftomasze View Post
You go ahead and keep thinking that.
I hope many keep thinking that too.
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Old Aug 21, 14, 10:12 am
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Originally Posted by MasterCharge View Post
it still should work fine at other locations for MO if it comes with a PIN.
I have access to many cards that work at other places for MO, but I need ones that will work on Kate. That is key for me. As long as these stay that way in the future I'll be happy and very happy to get them in other stores as well. We can only hope for now. I liked the way things have been and the somewhat more limited availability depending on location. Once the masses can get them anywhere, that creates other problems but I'll try to stay optimistic and not think too far ahead.
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Old Aug 21, 14, 12:59 pm
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Just got back from the mall, my favorite cashier said they won't allow AGC to purchase the visas
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