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Automatic recurring $0.10 credit/debit card transactions

Old May 20, 18, 5:35 pm
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Automatic recurring $0.10 credit/debit card transactions

I needed this, so I built it and thought others might find it useful too: https://lapse.cc

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Old May 20, 18, 6:46 pm
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Wish I had thought of this. Setup a webpage and get people to let me charge them for no product. Brilliant!
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Old May 21, 18, 5:41 pm
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Originally Posted by IAkH View Post
I needed this and thought others might too: https://lapse.cc
Too bad there is no year option. I'd subscribe for that.
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Old May 21, 18, 5:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Klemhuzzah View Post
Wish I had thought of this. Setup a webpage and get people to let me charge them for no product. Brilliant!
And you will lose on the fees.
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Old May 21, 18, 5:54 pm
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Too bad there is no year option. I'd subscribe for that.
Actually, there is a 1-year option, but you have to select months and then change the number of months to 12 to get 1 year.
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Old May 21, 18, 7:44 pm
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Originally Posted by sdsearch View Post
Actually, there is a 1-year option, but you have to select months and then change the number of months to 12 to get 1 year.
lol still not technically a "year" option, though obviously it effectively is.
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Old May 22, 18, 11:07 am
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Originally Posted by sdsearch View Post
Actually, there is a 1-year option, but you have to select months and then change the number of months to 12 to get 1 year.
Yes, you're right. But they charge via Paypal, and Paypal have a limit of 8 cards, AFAIR, and I have a few cards which I want to charge once a year, so that means they need to be in Paypal.
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Old May 22, 18, 5:48 pm
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Originally Posted by yugi View Post
And you will lose on the fees.
How? Yes, Paypal will take out fees, but they're not >100% of the cost. Even on a $0.10 charge, if you set up your account under micropayments, Paypal would charge 5c + 5%, so you'd get $0.045 in profit.

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mp...s-micropayment
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Old May 22, 18, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by IAkH View Post
I needed this and thought others might too: https://lapse.cc
Doesn't look like there's a way to do more than one transaction per month. I guess you could set them up individually...

One other thing I've noticed - there's no way to not make Paypal balance your primary funding method. So, if you happen to have a paypal balance when the transaction comes up, the $ will come out of that, rather than hitting your card.
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Old May 27, 18, 12:07 pm
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Originally Posted by yugi View Post
Too bad there is no year option. I'd subscribe for that.
Added a yearly option. Let me know how it goes

Originally Posted by cestmoi123 View Post
Doesn't look like there's a way to do more than one transaction per month. I guess you could set them up individually...

One other thing I've noticed - there's no way to not make Paypal balance your primary funding method. So, if you happen to have a paypal balance when the transaction comes up, the $ will come out of that, rather than hitting your card.
Looking into this. Thanks for the heads up
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Old May 27, 18, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by IAkH View Post
Added a yearly option. Let me know how it goes


Looking into this. Thanks for the heads up
Perhaps in the OP you should have mentioned it was your page?
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Old May 27, 18, 2:33 pm
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Perhaps in the OP you should have mentioned it was your page?
I thought I did. Let me clarify
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Old May 28, 18, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by IAkH View Post
Added a yearly option. Let me know how it goes


Looking into this. Thanks for the heads up
Can I remove my card from Paypal after initial setup?
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Old May 28, 18, 12:50 pm
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Is this a new way to beg online?
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Old May 28, 18, 2:45 pm
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Is this a new way to beg online?
It might be, but it also has an MS use. There are bank accounts that pay a higher interest rate if you make X number of debit purchases per month. A lot of people just add $1 to their Amazon balance multiple times, but with this website, it's set and forget.

And it looks like some people want to use it just to make sure their sock-drawed credit cards gets used every so often.
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