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« Reply #9200 on: August 06, 2021, 12:14:45 PM »
Every time I want to Post, or PM someone, the program ask me for verification. After I click the
'Captcha,' I need to fill in 3 other questions below that. Is this for everyone, all the time?


Should go away after you make a few posts.
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« Reply #9201 on: August 06, 2021, 01:53:34 PM »
Thanks everybody for the replies!

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Re: Verification
« Reply #9202 on: August 06, 2021, 03:11:09 PM »
Thanks everybody for the replies!
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Price Change
« Reply #9203 on: August 08, 2021, 03:53:34 PM »
Newbee Question:
If I see a posting by someone of an item with a certain price, then see that it has changed (i.e. increased), or isn't available anymore. Is it proper to post this? Is it helpful?
If yes, how is this done - or rather, how is it done in a manner that it stays next to the original post, and not some place else (i.e. down after a couple of new posts)?
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Re: Price Change
« Reply #9204 on: August 08, 2021, 03:56:00 PM »
Newbee Question:
If I see a posting by someone of an item with a certain price, then see that it has changed (i.e. increased), or isn't available anymore. Is it proper to post this? Is it helpful?
If the deal isn't working anymore, you can post "dead", which will indicate that the deal is not alive anymore. It can save others time trying the deal, or you may get a response by others telling you about a coupon or something you missed.

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Re: Looking for someone to buy in Monticello NY in exchange for credit card points
« Reply #9205 on: September 14, 2021, 12:26:53 AM »
can we ask why in the world you cant buy it yourself? banned from shoprite? thats a first  ??? ??? ???
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Re: Looking for someone to buy in Monticello NY in exchange for credit card points
« Reply #9206 on: September 14, 2021, 12:30:53 AM »
can we ask why in the world you cant buy it yourself? banned from shoprite? thats a first  ??? ??? ???
as the guy who did the spend for him he is a Canadian based company and needs to have an order paid for before a pickup is made. I was generally going upstate often enough and worked it into my schedule

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Sukot program reimbursement
« Reply #9207 on: September 23, 2021, 10:29:00 AM »
Hi. Good morning. Can somebody advise me I am now on of the Sukot program and itís really a disaster with the food. We ask program director for reimbursement since we pay Premium price and didnít receive  it was advertised. I pay for the program with Amex. Whatís the proper way to deal on that situation. Thank you.

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Re: Sukot program reimbursement
« Reply #9208 on: September 23, 2021, 04:18:59 PM »
Hi. Good morning. Can somebody advise me I am now on of the Sukot program and itís really a disaster with the food. We ask program director for reimbursement since we pay Premium price and didnít receive  it was advertised. I pay for the program with Amex. Whatís the proper way to deal on that situation. Thank you.
Ask your LOR how to proceed.

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Re: Sukot program reimbursement
« Reply #9209 on: September 23, 2021, 06:21:59 PM »
+1 disputing should be last step after everything. while you did have a negative experience a dispute cost the merchant a lot more then the refund you would get from him

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Re: Sukot program reimbursement
« Reply #9210 on: September 23, 2021, 06:22:59 PM »
+1 disputing should be last step after everything. while you did have a negative experience a dispute cost the merchant a lot more then the refund you would get from him
Once you make them aware that you are planning a dispute they may refund.

Again, ask your LOR if it is permitted to threaten to dispute them.

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@YitzyS is the most altruistic poster here!

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I don't think this has been asked before. Can a Costco shop card be purchased somehow without being a Costco member?

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I am thinking of going to Tannersville, NY for a few days. Does anybody know if there is a minyan there on Shabbos, now and during the winter?
I am not worried about weekday, as I can drive to Hunter.

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Re: Is ther an active shul in tannersville during the winter
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https://www.godaven.com/search?mode=location&address=Tannersville,%20NY,%20USA&lat=42.1956438&lng=-74.13375080000002

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9216 on: October 14, 2021, 11:39:46 AM »
Applied for a BofA Amtrak card and got denied. My credit score is in the 750s and has had a solid record for the past 2 years since I started this game. Wondering if...
A. Does it make sense to call recon. My most recent application was CSP (approved!) in about May or June of last year.
B. Do I have a shot at the Citi Premier now that I have this recent inquiry or am I better off waiting it out?

TIA.

ETA: I think I'm currently 3/12 if that makes a difference for BofA
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9217 on: October 14, 2021, 12:54:28 PM »
Applied for a BofA Amtrak card and got denied.
A. Does it make sense to call recon.
B. Do I have a shot at the Citi Premier now that I have this recent inquiry or am I better off waiting it out?

TIA.

ETA: I think I'm currently 3/12 if that makes a difference for BofA
A. Almost always pays to call recon.  Know what you're going to say.  Prepare answers to what you think they might say.
- Ask why you've been denied.  Politely refute their reasoning.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9218 on: October 14, 2021, 12:58:27 PM »
A. Almost always pays to call recon.  Know what you're going to say.  Prepare answers to what you think they might say.
- Ask why you've been denied.  Politely refute their reasoning.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9219 on: October 14, 2021, 02:24:22 PM »
A. Almost always pays to call recon.  Know what you're going to say.  Prepare answers to what you think they might say.
- Ask why you've been denied.  Politely refute their reasoning.
And don't forget to HUCA
Thanks! And what about the Citi app?

ETA: Rep #1 said that BofA doesn't do reconsideration without resubmitting the application. False?
Rep #2 said the same.
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