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Jan 18, 19, 2:33 pm
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Posted By walterj

I added a new card a few weeks ago and during the...

I added a new card a few weeks ago and during the registration, there was a button presented to make it the default card, which I did and it worked.
Jan 17, 19, 2:38 pm
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Posted By walterj

I get it. Fewer cards, but instant approval and...

I get it. Fewer cards, but instant approval and less scrutiny. I thought you may be switching from every one card 33 days to two cards one at 65 days and a 2nd 8 days later, that some people are...
Jan 16, 19, 10:30 am
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Posted By walterj

One or two cards every 65 days?

One or two cards every 65 days?
Jan 15, 19, 12:54 pm
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Posted By walterj

Probably like others on this forum, I've had my...

Probably like others on this forum, I've had my card blocked by fraud control at inconvenient times. Last summer we had a three week trip Downunder en route to Cairns and Kakadu, DW and I both with...
Jan 15, 19, 9:50 am
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Posted By walterj

I applied in November, and received the 7-10 day...

I applied in November, and received the 7-10 day screen. I waited and after ten days nothing, so I called. They told they had just mailed me a letter that same day and I would have to wait. Six days...
Jan 15, 19, 9:37 am
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Posted By walterj

eglantine who was doing mailers, had all her...

eglantine who was doing mailers, had all her cards closed because of a refund to a closed card, reported a few weeks back. Ironically it was on an award ticket refund. I think avoiding any spend...
Nov 23, 18, 12:03 pm
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Posted By walterj

If IP address is now being checked, I need to...

If IP address is now being checked, I need to stagger my applications with my SO; up til now we have usually always applied on the same day.

It is also notable that people are getting denied after...
Nov 12, 18, 11:15 am
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Views: 6,208
Posted By walterj

nice trick! thanks

nice trick! thanks
Sep 27, 18, 6:58 pm
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Posted By walterj

If you want to follow the guideline it would be...

If you want to follow the guideline it would be every 33 days or 1, 9, 66, 74. Or you could do 33 days, alternately 32 days, so that the penultimate application is always 65 days away.
For myself, I...
Sep 2, 18, 5:02 am
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Posted By walterj

Hotel's official name: DoubleTree The Esplanade,...

Hotel's official name: DoubleTree The Esplanade, Darwin
State/province/country: Darwin, NT, Australia
Your status (Gold/Diamond) at time of stay: Gold
Type of breakfast offered...
Aug 9, 18, 12:27 pm
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Posted By walterj

I got the 7-10 days screen for the first time,...

I got the 7-10 days screen for the first time, three weeks ago, I applied on a Thursday and I got a call on my answering machine, the Tuesday after, 5 days later. The message consisted of a telephone...
Jul 18, 18, 11:51 am
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Posted By walterj

Thumbs up After a similar mix of approvals and MACs, I am...

After a similar mix of approvals and MACs, I am slowing down to every 65 days, but I like your approach, I hope it works. What is your timing for closing the cards?
May 5, 18, 2:43 am
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Posted By walterj

My recent denial in April for multiple...

My recent denial in April for multiple applications with no hard pull, would fit your theory. I was approved in Jan. and March, and I closed an older card in March, so if they count closing a card...
Dec 22, 17, 12:58 pm
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Posted By walterj

I got my bonus miles on the 2nd statement.

I got my bonus miles on the 2nd statement.
Nov 7, 17, 9:48 am
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Views: 617,100
Posted By walterj

I had a similar problem, for awhile I got a lot...

I had a similar problem, for awhile I got a lot of approvals, then two consecutive rejections for the same reasons as you. I took a suggestion from this thread and waited 90 days, and then I applied...
Aug 30, 17, 11:36 am
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Posted By walterj

I was approved four consecutive times, rejected...

I was approved four consecutive times, rejected once, approved two consecutive times, rejected twice. All rejections specified too many inquiries. Citi pulls Experian and Equifax for me. I am...
Aug 30, 17, 11:23 am
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Posted By walterj

Congrats on your approval. What reason did you...

Congrats on your approval. What reason did you give for them to pull Transunion?
Aug 30, 17, 10:57 am
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Posted By walterj

You can book a flight for anyone with your AA...

You can book a flight for anyone with your AA miles, no need to gift. Having a separate account for your partner is a good idea, you can double up on the miles you are earning. But for booking, it...
May 11, 17, 10:33 am
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Posted By walterj

Last summer, I was travelling, in France, I...

Last summer, I was travelling, in France, I applied for a citi AA using a mailer. In the application process, I was requested to call an 800 number. I used Skype and called, I was approved.
May 1, 17, 1:38 pm
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Posted By walterj

First time I noticed citi changed how they...

First time I noticed citi changed how they process application: When my DW applied for a AA plat card today, she received a message to request a code by text or telephone. After receiving the phone...
Apr 28, 17, 12:29 pm
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Views: 5,419
Posted By walterj

I got two 40K packages and two 32K packages with...

I got two 40K packages and two 32K packages with the help of my DW.
Apr 12, 17, 9:17 am
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Views: 617,100
Posted By walterj

That's unusual, normally the limit is six,...

That's unusual, normally the limit is six, something else must be going on.
Apr 11, 17, 2:27 pm
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Views: 617,100
Posted By walterj

How many inquiries did you have in the last six...

How many inquiries did you have in the last six months? You need to count all inquiries including all banks, credit unions, department stores, car loans etc., not just citi.
Mar 25, 17, 7:13 am
Replies: 565
Views: 92,935
Posted By walterj

Stayed two nights on chase credit card rewards in...

Stayed two nights on chase credit card rewards in early March. No status, we got two free welcome drink certs. They delivered free small box with a few chocolates each day.
Location perfect for...
Mar 25, 17, 6:41 am
Replies: 23
Views: 6,079
Posted By walterj

Spending 2 nights here on a driving tour of...

Spending 2 nights here on a driving tour of Sicily in March. Diamonds get upgrade, free breakfast, fruit basket and 2 drink coupons per day good for house wine beer or soft drink at bar
Parking 12...
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