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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 1846202 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9140 on: March 22, 2021, 10:39:41 PM »
Is it a no brainer to pay the annual fee on the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless for the annual night free?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9141 on: March 23, 2021, 03:10:39 AM »
It seems like I should post here instead of in the AMEX Offer Thread, especially after messaging an individual user.  I'm new here and I have plenty of AMEX offers I don't use.  How do I get any references to sell there?  Do I just post more on the forums?  I didn't see anything in the OP on that thread, sorry.
go to the goods for sale, and post what you have.
 Yes the more you post the more established you become.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9142 on: March 23, 2021, 03:11:15 AM »
Is it a no brainer to pay the annual fee on the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless for the annual night free?
If you make use of the benefits then yes sure worth the AF.
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Chase Sapphire Preferred
« Reply #9143 on: April 12, 2021, 09:52:26 AM »
I currently have a Capital One Platinum card . This has been my starter card so that I can build up credit. My score has been fluctuating a great deal but as of today I am at a 690 credit score. I ultimately want to get a Chase Sapphire Preferred (because of the travel points). What do you guys recommend I do? Should I apply straight for the Sapphire Preferred, or try for Chase Freedom first? I don't want to prematurely apply and then get rejected which will in turn bring my score back down.

Any recommendations or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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Re: Chase Sapphire Preferred
« Reply #9144 on: April 12, 2021, 10:39:52 AM »
Freedom is going to be easier.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9145 on: April 25, 2021, 03:12:08 PM »
Is paying a card multiple times in a month a red flag? Read the question, no cycling thru limit. Just paying multiple times over a month. I find it an easy way to keep cheshbon and not spend too much as it keeps hitting your bank account as opposed to one fat bill at the end of the month
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9146 on: April 25, 2021, 03:13:55 PM »
Is paying a card multiple times in a month a red flag?
No

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9147 on: April 26, 2021, 12:17:42 PM »
What is the cheapest AA route? I have an AA voucher expiring and only way to extend is to use a part of it so I want to purchase the cheapest route. Thanks

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9148 on: April 28, 2021, 12:22:08 AM »
Hi, apologies in advance if this was somewhere, I searched but couldn't find exact details.  I am looking at buying a Marriott 35k cert but in order to book, would have to provide my credit card to the seller.  Is this normal to do?  I understand his account will be on the reservation but I thought I could just change the credit card when I check in.  I am skeptical of providing my CC to someone you know?

Also with this, is there anything stopping the seller from just cancelling the reservation?

Thanks again.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9149 on: April 28, 2021, 04:21:33 PM »
Hi, apologies in advance if this was somewhere, I searched but couldn't find exact details.  I am looking at buying a Marriott 35k cert but in order to book, would have to provide my credit card to the seller.  Is this normal to do?  I understand his account will be on the reservation but I thought I could just change the credit card when I check in.  I am skeptical of providing my CC to someone you know?

Also with this, is there anything stopping the seller from just cancelling the reservation?

Thanks again.
It is normal for the seller to ask for a CC because Marriott has been known to charge the CC used at booking even if not presented to the Front desk. The seller can cancel the reservation, that is why it is recommended to ask for references and buy from established members only

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9150 on: April 29, 2021, 08:36:58 AM »
Thanks very much for your reply.  Makes sense, just was not sure.  I appreciate the help!

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Las Vegas Minyan this Shabbos
« Reply #9151 on: May 03, 2021, 07:00:24 PM »
Hi. Anyone know if there is a Minyan in Las Vegas near or in the the Hotel strip this shabbos?

Thx Much!

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How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
« Reply #9153 on: May 13, 2021, 04:49:27 PM »
Copy and paste the quote into a different quote or if it's in the same thread and recent it should be visible underneath the reply editor
How do I quote two people at once in one post?

How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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Copy and paste the quote into a different quote or if it's in the same thread and recent it should be visible underneath the reply editor
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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
« Reply #9156 on: May 13, 2021, 05:15:09 PM »

Reply one!

Copy and paste the quote into a different quote or if it's in the same thread and recent it should be visible underneath the reply editor
Reply two!
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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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It worked!


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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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Somebody chapped the matzav.

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Re: How do I quote two people at once in one post?
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Somebody chapped the matzav.
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