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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8640 on: September 17, 2018, 04:58:10 PM »
I sort of remember that maybe in some stores you can buy a Visa GC with them, but you'll loose any GC fees, if any. Its been a while. You'll take a hit.
Correct, in my area I can buy Visa GC with them in a few stores, but then double fees-----not worth it, better to just use for everyday spend and pay bills , unless you have a lot of them and need the cash faster.
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How will this website be useful to someone who lives in Israel?
« Reply #8641 on: September 18, 2018, 03:56:46 AM »
This site looks amazing and I need help in so many of the areas focused on here.
But I live in Israel.  Can it advise me on credit cards, flights, etc. originating in Israel?

Secondly, I fully understand why there is no one to contact at the site, and that communication happens through forums.  `is there anyone that might be willing to briefly mentor me as I get my feet wet?

Thanks so much!  Gmar Hatima Tova!

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Re: How will this website be useful to someone who lives in Israel?
« Reply #8642 on: September 18, 2018, 12:14:58 PM »
This site looks amazing and I need help in so many of the areas focused on here.
But I live in Israel.  Can it advise me on credit cards, flights, etc. originating in Israel?

Secondly, I fully understand why there is no one to contact at the site, and that communication happens through forums.  `is there anyone that might be willing to briefly mentor me as I get my feet wet?

Thanks so much!  Gmar Hatima Tova!

Aviva
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8643 on: September 20, 2018, 12:25:19 PM »
can anyone tell me please why any thread you are opening opens by the first page at the beginning of the thread and not the at the last one that was just posted or maybe it should open by the new replies?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8644 on: September 20, 2018, 12:38:12 PM »
can anyone tell me please why any thread you are opening opens by the first page at the beginning of the thread and not the at the last one that was just posted or maybe it should open by the new replies?
If you hit "unread posts" on the top or bottom of the page it'll show all the threads with new replys and will take you to the first reply that you haven't read.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8645 on: September 20, 2018, 01:28:29 PM »
If you hit "unread posts" on the top or bottom of the page it'll show all the threads with new replies and will take you to the first reply that you haven't read.
when I hit "unread posts" on the top or bottom of the page it won't take me to the first reply that you haven't read, why?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8646 on: September 20, 2018, 02:53:47 PM »
when I hit "unread posts" on the top or bottom of the page it won't take me to the first reply that you haven't read, why?
Are you clicking on the thread title, or the last post icon in the right side?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8647 on: September 20, 2018, 03:25:27 PM »
Are you clicking on the thread title, or the last post icon in the right side?
Thanks ,this is it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8648 on: October 06, 2018, 03:45:52 AM »
My PM inbox reaches capacity at 1 message. Anyone know how to increase that capacity? My guess is that I probably need to post more. I have one post pending moderator approval right now. Wondering how many posts it takes before the training wheels come off. Thanks!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8649 on: October 09, 2018, 06:17:30 PM »
is there a thread that discusses credit cards for those who have never had any credit, how does one get approved? how do young adults build their credit?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8650 on: October 09, 2018, 06:18:56 PM »
is there a thread that discusses credit cards for those who have never had any credit, how does one get approved? how do young adults build their credit?
Try here
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=266.0
DDMS post
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/53213

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8651 on: October 11, 2018, 08:40:15 AM »
Whats the difference in the categories of "General Discussion" and "Just Schmooze"?


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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8652 on: October 11, 2018, 08:43:46 AM »
Whats the difference in the categories of "General Discussion" and "Just Schmooze"?
important things belong in GD while JS is made to kick back & schmooze
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8653 on: October 11, 2018, 08:44:07 AM »
Whats the difference in the categories of "General Discussion" and "Just Schmooze"?
JS is officially non conducive

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8654 on: October 11, 2018, 08:45:19 AM »
JS is officially non conducive

So anything with a purpose goes in GD while anything with a non purpose or just for purpose of sharing your opinion or just having fun goes in JS?