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Jan 6, 20, 8:07 am
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Posted By fletchbo

I have been MSing well over 10K, monthly for 5...

I have been MSing well over 10K, monthly for 5 yrs.

A few rules I have for myself, in order to maximize my time for all of this:
1. The only name that matters is that in the "To" field.
2....
Dec 18, 19, 12:27 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

Were ALL people that have locked / closed...

Were ALL people that have locked / closed accounts using AwardWallet to regularly track their account balances? It is my understanding AW pays AA and other loyalty programs a small fee in miles, and...
Dec 16, 19, 7:58 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Anyone with locked account still have miles post?

Anyone with locked AA account still have bonus miles post?

Just a theory: perhaps AA is locking accounts , of those that seem to be abusing the rules, to stop any more sign-up bonus miles from...
Dec 8, 19, 3:35 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

This is not bizarre Cit behavior. It has happened...

This is not bizarre Cit behavior. It has happened to me and many others, many times. Citi considers in-store purchases as more risky than online. This time of year, fraud is higher. Citi has a weird...
Dec 6, 19, 11:33 am
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Views: 680,614
Posted By fletchbo

Citi placing speed limits on AA mailer card apps?

Hello, a family member was recently given an ambiguous denial letter in the mail after an AA "mailer" app. in September. That app was more than 35 days after the prior app. The letter read we could...
Dec 3, 19, 6:22 am
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Posted By fletchbo

I agree. There are two main drivers of Walmart's...

I agree. There are two main drivers of Walmart's policy to accept gift cards for MOs
1. MoneyGram policy and restrictions for transactions greater than 1000, and,
2. that stores local manager...
Nov 30, 19, 4:05 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

More esoteric chat? Are you referring to...

More esoteric chat?

Are you referring to Bank Rejection Code 66 And Reason: "Card acceptor call acquirer security"?

If so, who is the acceptor, and who is the acquirer?

I do not see WM doing...
Nov 27, 19, 11:29 am
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Posted By fletchbo

My monthly MO purchase were slightly above yours...

My monthly MO purchase were slightly above yours - 25k vs your 16k monthly, and I was getting 2 x 999 MOs about 2 - 3 times/weekly, for many months; then got banned. If it is tolerable, you may want...
Nov 23, 19, 9:15 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Random AA Emailer received 11/21

I got sent a 50k/2.5k/3m, no 24/48 mo language, code from AA randomly on 11/21 - with the same 12/11 Exp.

The subject was: "**Reminder for [INSERT first name on AAdvantage acct here] - earn 50,000...
Nov 23, 19, 8:55 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Not necessary. The bonus is attached to the...

Not necessary. The bonus is attached to the application ID, which has nothing to do with the CC acct#. App ID dictates app velocity limit (8/35/65 rule) as well, not card open date nor card receipt...
Nov 21, 19, 7:25 am
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Posted By fletchbo

This is correct. If you value your CC rewards, do...

This is correct. If you value your CC rewards, do not deposit MOs there. Better yet, deposit your MOs at CUs, as they are not regulated to the same extent as banks, and often do not care about MOs...
Nov 20, 19, 8:43 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Yes, this all should be considered. Deposit cash...

Yes, this all should be considered. Deposit cash OR deposit MO to liquidate GCs, IF the choice is there. Experienced gamers use multiple banks / CUs to diversify their liquidation methods, and some...
Nov 20, 19, 8:10 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Correct, many hotels outside US charge for extra...

Correct, many hotels outside US charge for extra occupants, even when the room has bedspace for that many. Just choose 2 max adults for the booking, and pack as many people in the room as you are...
Nov 16, 19, 8:47 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

AND what intelligence is collected by WM when no...

AND what intelligence is collected by WM when no ID is provided? A picture from the video cam overhead?

You do not have to tell them anything, and can just walk out. Avoid the store for a few...
Nov 16, 19, 8:36 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

FIFTH LESSON learned: If they MO has already...

FIFTH LESSON learned: If they MO has already printed, do NOT allow them to refund it and make you WAIT to get the refund... which may NEVER happen. If they let the transaction get that far, say "My...
Nov 14, 19, 7:33 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

The suburbs and rural areas in PA are usually...

The suburbs and rural areas in PA are usually better for buying multiple MOs at once. If you are only buying one MO with one swipe of your debit card, you will generally be fine anywhere in Phila or...
Nov 11, 19, 8:25 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

Went to Wally-mart to buy 2 x $999 MOs, provided...

Went to Wally-mart to buy 2 x $999 MOs, provided ID (DL) as usual, and as soon as DL scanned, cashier stated "transaction not allowed" and shrugged her shoulders like she never saw that message...
Oct 17, 19, 7:02 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Looks like E-mailers are taking a breather....

Looks like E-mailers are taking a breather. Recall, historically, there have been two-week or more periods when no valid e-mailers were reported to be available, as recent as June 2019. Also, another...
Oct 14, 19, 7:51 am
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Views: 680,614
Posted By fletchbo

CIT will definitely keep the application open at...

CIT will definitely keep the application open at least 60 days, perhaps even 90. Check again around day 59 and again somewhere in the 65 to 70 day range to see what happens.
Oct 10, 19, 6:18 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Follow-up:(re-posted here for continuity) Yes,...

Follow-up:(re-posted here for continuity)
Yes, I called Citi again around Sep 5, and they told me, I will just have to wait, I applied too soon after last app; they would not process that app. I...
Oct 9, 19, 9:01 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Yes, I called them around Sep 5, and they told...

Yes, I called them around Sep 5, and they told me, I will just have to wait, I applied too soon after last app; they would not process that app. I called again around Oct 5, and they read notes on...
Sep 19, 19, 7:45 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Umm ... If you have "newly-born" relatives with...

Umm ... If you have "newly-born" relatives with new AAdvantage accounts, who said you need to have a functioning phone number? For those relatives, nobody is going to call them anyway because they're...
Sep 17, 19, 6:02 pm
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Posted By fletchbo

E-mailers are back for third iteration since July!

They're baaaaaaaaaaack!

All relatives w/ AAdvantage accts created from late June thru early Aug got the E-mailer, today 9/17.

Details: "New accounts only"
50k mi/2.5k spend/3mo.
Editable...
Sep 9, 19, 9:31 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Thanks for that caution reference, MIA. Can...

Thanks for that caution reference, MIA. Can anyone refute this with data points?

ALSO, The same wiki states: " . E-mailed mailers do not circumvent the 24-month rules even though the application...
Sep 9, 19, 9:19 am
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Posted By fletchbo

Thanks! I have another app from mid-Aug (before...

Thanks! I have another app from mid-Aug (before last known phys mailer "effective" Exp of 8/15) denied via letter due to MACD. First call to recon after 20 days was again declined due to MACD. I will...
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