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Jan 22, 18, 9:09 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

While it is unlikely I will ever be visiting the...

While it is unlikely I will ever be visiting the UK again, what always bugged me was going into say Boots, making a purchase of say of 2.10, being directed to a self service machine, scanning my...
Jan 21, 18, 11:55 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Hi guys. Unfortunately, I suffered some sort of...

Hi guys. Unfortunately, I suffered some sort of sudden illness while on a cruise in Europe and ended up spending 3 weeks in a hospital in Nice, France. I am not sure I will ever be able to go back...
Jul 31, 17, 10:54 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Riing....Liechtenstein country code...

Riing....Liechtenstein country code 423...indelibly stamped in my memory bank. Problem was many ld carriers in the USA added ridiculously high surcharges to calls to country code 423 and of course...
Jul 31, 17, 1:48 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Data, like everything else, will continue to come...

Data, like everything else, will continue to come down in price and of course more competition would help.

I just think $20 for 10 days for 1 gb is too much...30 days for 5 gb for $20 is probably...
Jul 26, 17, 11:28 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Depends on the country. For example, the UK does...

Depends on the country. For example, the UK does not require a passport, does not need the sim unlocked. Insert it in an unlocked phone from the USA and you're good to go. I've walked into UK...
Jul 25, 17, 11:52 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

3 Asininely high. 3 uk 20 for 12 gb for 30...

3

Asininely high. 3 uk 20 for 12 gb for 30 days all over Europe and even in USA.
Jul 23, 17, 2:14 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Although this probably belongs elsewhere, some...

Although this probably belongs elsewhere, some good news for a change...

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/19/538059679/u-k-bans-credit-card-surcharges-calling-them-a-rip-off
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Jul 22, 17, 2:15 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

While it's good to have unlimited data, it's next...

While it's good to have unlimited data, it's next to useless at 2g speeds. Of course, what they want is to charge you through the nose to upgrade. It would be little skin off their teeth not to...
Jul 17, 17, 10:07 pm
Jul 17, 17, 5:07 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Allie...you're one of the guys (no offense...

Allie...you're one of the guys (no offense intended) who has been screaming loudest how important it is, at least to you and a few others here, that the USA is backwards for lack of pins. Yet you...
Jun 27, 17, 7:00 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Not that you're wrong or anything like that but...

Not that you're wrong or anything like that but just how do you find out. Do you say to the merchant, do you do PIN bypass? Do you say to the merchant, "I want you to ask me for my pin if it comes...
May 30, 17, 8:02 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Check ebay listings. See if they ship to...

Check ebay listings. See if they ship to Thailand.
May 25, 17, 7:55 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

I keep waiting and hoping but it certainly is...

I keep waiting and hoping but it certainly is beginning to look like there will be no summer long unlimited 4g data in Europe this summer. Too bad.
May 22, 17, 12:29 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

1. They can do anything they want with debit...

1. They can do anything they want with debit cards. I never use them for purchases so if they route them via debit or credit makes no difference to me. I also seem to remember that right after...
May 21, 17, 8:53 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

I agree with you completely from that stand...

I agree with you completely from that stand point. My rant dealt more with the consumers than the merchants. How much bypass goes on? And although in theory every merchant should already have...
May 21, 17, 8:27 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

True but because non chip cards are such easy...

True but because non chip cards are such easy pickings, it hasn't been a priority. I don't believe anything is so secure, it can't be hacked. It may take time, but it will happen I think. If notk...
May 21, 17, 7:04 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Mike...in all due respect, you still don't get...

Mike...in all due respect, you still don't get it. The financial institutions make a humongous amount of money on their plastic card operations. They simply do not want to do anything that will...
May 18, 17, 7:55 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

...all of which shows why it is not prudent to...

...all of which shows why it is not prudent to use a debit card in lieu of a credit card. I do understand there are people who have lousy credit who have no choice or limited choice but other than...
May 18, 17, 7:20 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Mike...back in 2012 one of the arguments against...

Mike...back in 2012 one of the arguments against going with chip and pin by some was it would give banks a better handle on b;laming consumers for fraud. Bear in mind, by federal law, a law passed...
May 16, 17, 7:55 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

It's good to know; I had read otherwise. Which...

It's good to know; I had read otherwise. Which card?
May 16, 17, 3:55 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

You know Allie, and believe me I'm not one of...

You know Allie, and believe me I'm not one of those red, white and blue people or one who is fooled by American exceptionalism, but any time one crosses international borders, the systems break down...
May 15, 17, 12:56 pm
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

From what I've read, and I start up front by...

From what I've read, and I start up front by saying I've never been there, surcharging on credit cards is quite prevalent in the land of Oz. Regulations were passed a couple of years ago as I...
May 15, 17, 8:56 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

For a while here in the USA, some banks such as...

For a while here in the USA, some banks such as the late Marine Midland had one account where you could have a mastercard or a visa or both. Different numbers on the card (you know one starting with...
May 14, 17, 4:37 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Talking Are your cards actually failing? Or are they...

Are your cards actually failing? Or are they working but not in the way you prefer?

Of course the original purpose of these threads was to complain about the possibility of our chipless cards not...
May 10, 17, 9:59 am
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Posted By JEFFJAGUAR

Just for the record. There is a really large...

Just for the record. There is a really large Red Lobster right smack located in Times Square (I think it is the largest one in the chain). It does quite well for the theatre crowd on a Saturday...
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