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Today, 6:37 am
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Posted By radonc1

So I went to my Amex Ascend card to see if I was...

So I went to my Amex Ascend card to see if I was earning points and spend on Staples purchases. To date, I have received both. I would presume that Amex received L3 data from Staples.

However,...
Jul 20, 19, 9:35 am
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Posted By radonc1

People don't normally spend multiple hundreds of...

People don't normally spend multiple hundreds of dollars at grocery stores. While I suspect that having several $300 charges may be okay, having multiple $600 ones could initiate a review.

With...
Jul 20, 19, 9:29 am
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Views: 156,357
Posted By radonc1

I agree that it is the register and not the...

I agree that it is the register and not the cashier that has control over ID requests. I have been doing $800 MOs with 4 swipes and only once (at a WM MC) have I been asked for my ID. The cashier was...
Jul 19, 19, 10:28 am
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Posted By radonc1

They don't take your money away. They just...

They don't take your money away. They just prevent you from adding any additional funds to the card, thereby making it useless once it is fully drained.

So you can specify payments as you noted...
Jul 18, 19, 7:58 pm
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Views: 571
Posted By radonc1

And do this with Venmo at your own peril. Venmo...

And do this with Venmo at your own peril. Venmo is quite sensitive to MSing and is well known to shut an account and take many months to refund the balance.

Maybe you like Zelle better, but I find...
Jul 18, 19, 7:52 pm
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Views: 254,544
Posted By radonc1

Not an expert at all on Serve, but I have done a...

Not an expert at all on Serve, but I have done a bit of reading and these are the steps I would suggest
1. Check and make sure that money has not been returned on one of the cards. This can happen...
Jul 18, 19, 5:29 am
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Views: 254,544
Posted By radonc1

Although I read the Wiki and it appears that I...

Although I read the Wiki and it appears that I can, I would just like to verify that I can load a MCGC onto a Serve or BB card.
(Sorry for the somewhat newbie question).
Jul 16, 19, 7:52 pm
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Views: 571
Posted By radonc1

This is my data point, so take it as it comes....

This is my data point, so take it as it comes. However, I have tried numerous times to get my Citi card to work without success.

When I tried to use my Citi AA Exec card at SM, the charge was...
Jul 15, 19, 7:23 pm
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Views: 51,518
Posted By radonc1

I would strongly suggest that you read the BB...

I would strongly suggest that you read the BB thread over very very carefully. Doing so may (and I emphasize may) save you a lot of grief when using BB, especially in behaviors that will not only get...
Jul 14, 19, 1:08 pm
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Views: 8,183
Posted By radonc1

As a hypothetical (and trying not to be rude) ...

As a hypothetical (and trying not to be rude)
Suppose you had spent more that a month searching for that unicorn, the gas station in your neck of the woods that actually sold $500 GCs (which could...
Jul 14, 19, 1:00 pm
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Posted By radonc1

And supervisors come and go as well. I would...

And supervisors come and go as well. I would simply wait until said supervisor is nowhere to be seen and see if you can purchase a MO from the new front end crew. That will give you a much better...
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Jul 11, 19, 10:08 am
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Posted By radonc1

So I go back to the days before open "loyalty...

So I go back to the days before open "loyalty programs". So what do I mean?. My father-in-law worked as a high level exec in the 60's and 70's with Goldman Sachs and when he flew AA, he had an AA...
Jul 10, 19, 3:09 pm
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Views: 36,358
Posted By radonc1

If they have shut you down completely, they will...

If they have shut you down completely, they will send you a check once they are certain that there are no outstanding checks that need to be paid from your checking balance.
On the other hand, if...
Jul 10, 19, 9:13 am
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Views: 1,772
Posted By radonc1

All I can say is "wow" When I engage in MSing,,...

All I can say is "wow"
When I engage in MSing,, I know my risk is limited to the cost of the GC + the MO. So I am talking about $0-6.95 for each GC and $.88-1.00 for the MO.
With gold, there is no...
Jul 10, 19, 6:13 am
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Views: 14,632
Posted By radonc1

The card will now be used solely for lounge...

The card will now be used solely for lounge access. I would buy my tickets for AA on the card due to the travel insurance (which did not prove to be of value earlie this year when a claim was denied)...
Jul 9, 19, 3:40 pm
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Views: 8,002
Posted By radonc1

Pretty good advice from everyone. Not only do...

Pretty good advice from everyone.
Not only do you need to compare prices and bonuses or perks, but most importantly, you need to know the boat that is being used and the cabin location being...
Jul 9, 19, 3:28 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,057
Posted By radonc1

Am I going to be the fly in the ointment.:o ...

Am I going to be the fly in the ointment.:o

First, I am based out of CLE, and have been a 1K with UA for at least 15 years. That has not stopped me from becoming a Plat on AA. I have been through...
Jul 9, 19, 10:01 am
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Views: 266,282
Posted By radonc1

That is not my idea of a lounge. It is more...

That is not my idea of a lounge.
It is more equivalent of a restaurant with a waiting list for seating.:mad:
Jul 9, 19, 5:33 am
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Views: 94,017
Posted By radonc1

I have no doubt that they know. The question is...

I have no doubt that they know. The question is whether they act on it. There is no doubt that for VGCs purchased at SM, they do.
I will find out if their monitoring extends beyond that single...
Jul 8, 19, 5:39 pm
Replies: 555
Views: 94,017
Posted By radonc1

Both minimum spend for Hilton and points. ...

Both minimum spend for Hilton and points.
However, that was then. I will await my next bill and see if the newest VGC purchases were accounted for.
Jul 8, 19, 11:30 am
Replies: 555
Views: 94,017
Posted By radonc1

While several (2) months back my Hilton Amex card...

While several (2) months back my Hilton Amex card allowed a $600 VGC purchase to go through (points and credit for spend), that spend was buried in a $6000 bill and it is possible that Amex simply...
Jul 4, 19, 3:45 pm
Replies: 901
Views: 156,357
Posted By radonc1

This has been extensively discussed. Basically,...

This has been extensively discussed. Basically, DanHouston is correct in that many Venmo accounts were shut down early on for abusing the site.
But more importantly, Venmo got smart and limited...
Jul 4, 19, 3:31 pm
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Views: 254,544
Posted By radonc1

Are you banned? When you say the purpose of...

Are you banned?
When you say the purpose of these is to scam, do you mean BB cards in general or are you referring to Amex scamming when shutting BB cardholders down?
Jul 4, 19, 12:17 pm
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Views: 254,544
Posted By radonc1

I hope someone can translate this for me because...

I hope someone can translate this for me because I have absolutely no idea what it means :confused:
Jul 4, 19, 5:19 am
Replies: 938
Views: 254,544
Posted By radonc1

What did you not do??? That is a very...

What did you not do???
That is a very interesting data point. You used cash for your inflow, rather than gift cards. And your amount would be what I would consider the sweet spot for BB, i.e....
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