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I had the Plus for a year. Closed it a month ago. Is it too early to churn?

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Goods For Sale/Trade / Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« on: August 30, 2015, 08:40:15 PM »
1 signup night available for 250. Expires end of September 2015.
PM if interested.

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Goods For Sale/Trade / Re: Free night Hilton Certificates
« on: August 30, 2015, 06:22:50 AM »
2 weekends nights available for $275 each (OBO). 
Expires 4 October 2015. 
Gold status.
Payment using Amex Serve or Chase QP.
Please PM.

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: HOT! TICKETMASTER $1 Donation
« on: August 12, 2015, 08:18:39 PM »
Click on details
I did. It doesn't show as cancelled.

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: HOT! TICKETMASTER $1 Donation
« on: August 12, 2015, 08:12:53 PM »
Got the white Sox email.  I'm afraid to go online and check how many texts cancelled where to see how many clawback I got from American Express
I got the email. But when I login online, it shows all the tickets, and no sign of it being cancelled. What gives?

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Tech Talk / Re: Windows 10
« on: August 03, 2015, 07:42:31 PM »
I am having trouble upgrading to Windows 10. I need to update my windows to all the new updates in order to get a notification that I can update Windows 10. The problem is that it says I need 5 updates and only three are updating and two are giving me errors and it's still not giving me a notification that I can update anybody know what I could do?
You can circumvent by using the Media Creation Tool to download Windows 10 as ISO, burning it to DVD, and installing Windows 10 from the DVD by running setup.exe.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
There is stupid bug - typical for Microsoft - that the Media Creation Tool won't work unless your Windows Display Language is English-US, so make sure to change that setting if you need to.

[You might find the ISO useful anyway if you want to do a clean install.
If you do a clean install, you first have to do an upgrade install in order for your computer to be registered for Win10 for free, and then you do the clean install afterward. Interestingly, the clean install took a fraction of the time.]

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Windows 10 boots extremely fast. 
+1
After the upgrade, my computer feels like it boots literally double as fast if not more.

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Up In The Air / Re: NEW Zealand to LA for $280!
« on: August 02, 2015, 08:08:09 AM »
flights from SYD are about $355
https://www.priceline.com/fly/#/checkout/details/AKL-LAX-20150924/1/LA801-UA840
Both SYD-LAX and MEL-LAX are available on Sep 24-29.
Only one way.
Bookable straight on United.com
Good for someone who has miles for the other way.
The only date someone could possible fly is Thursday Sep 24, day after Yom Kippur.
Nothing else would work due to Shabbos and Sukkos.

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: American Express Checkout
« on: July 28, 2015, 09:05:37 PM »
I want to get the cheapest useful thing $5.01 or above in order to use the Newegg credit plus trigger the promotional credit. Using Dan's link [Items with free shipping, from low to high] starts at 0 cents and won't search past page 100 so it doesn't show items above $5. Any way to search for this?

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Just Shmooze / Re: smoking hot! 200 gc for 15 bestbuy hurry!!!!
« on: July 15, 2015, 11:05:21 AM »
Shocked. Shocked I tell you!
And here I thought you'd see it all  :P ;D

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« on: July 15, 2015, 10:55:11 AM »
AF posted on Arrival (Barclay).
Called in, no AF waiver and no bonus.
Should I:
1. HUCA
2. Downgrade.
3. Close it and churn (how long would I need to wait before applying for new card).

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Deals/Deal Requests / Re: HOT! Ledbury $1 Gift Cards!
« on: July 15, 2015, 07:18:31 AM »
+1
Getting the emails from AMEX makes me think this is a go.
-1
I don't mean to burst your balloon, but I can't imagine Amex would give the credit unless the charge changes from pending to posted.

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About his churning rules, I assumed he intentionally hasn't gotten around to correcting them so that he wouldn't get attacked here MMS style as a reason for the abuse. ;) DOC?
He is clearly responsible and thoughtful about what he posts and how, and I always chalked up his churning rules to this.

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Any data on how quickly this is churnable?

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Did anyone get the bonus? What counted as a DD?
Serve, Etrade.

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Didn't call, was approved automatically!
I applied for 50K offer right before 60K offer came out.
I haven't received ANY bonus yet. (Fist statement is still a while off.)
As I am a heavy Chase Ink churner, should I SM to match to 60K offer, or does that risk losing bonus altogether if a human notices the churning?

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: Australian Credit Cards
« on: May 07, 2015, 09:46:42 AM »
Aren't the cards written in Australian instead of English?
No, they are written in Swahili - That is the spoken language in Australia.
Much like Spanish in Florida.
 ::) ::) ::) ::) ::)

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: Alaska Airlines BOFA Card
« on: May 07, 2015, 08:45:26 AM »
I got approved for a Bunch of cards yesterday. I threw in one last app, but got denied due to having sufficient credit. Will HUCA-Recon pull again, if I'm calling today ?
IME, No.

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interesting, that it would count as DD for one but not the other.
Etrade is the same.

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: Australian Credit Cards
« on: May 07, 2015, 01:48:26 AM »
Why would Australia have different credit cards?
Gee, man, that is a tough question.
I reckon it is so that the words on the back of the cards can be written with an Australian accent.

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