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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #100 on: November 16, 2013, 06:37:39 PM »
This time I did a lot better.
Total: $50,013.75
Another Ink, I presume?

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #101 on: November 16, 2013, 06:53:34 PM »
Another Ink, I presume?
IP but now I have none.  >:(
Probably 4-7 days before another one arrives.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #102 on: November 16, 2013, 06:58:09 PM »
IP but now I have none.  >:(
Probably 4-7 days before another one arrives.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #103 on: November 16, 2013, 08:41:37 PM »

This time I did a lot better.
Total: $50,013.75

Mind me asking what you are spending 50k on?

And that is 13$ extra. :P
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #104 on: November 16, 2013, 08:44:17 PM »
Mind me asking what you are spending 50k on?
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #105 on: November 16, 2013, 08:45:06 PM »

Same as always, Visa Gc's.

Oy. Next time you can buy me a Computer.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #106 on: November 16, 2013, 08:46:13 PM »
Oy. Next time you can buy me a Computer.
Add me as an AU and I will buy two.  :)
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #107 on: November 16, 2013, 08:47:05 PM »

Add me as an AU and I will buy two.  :)

Yay. But might have to pass. Next time.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #108 on: November 16, 2013, 10:22:20 PM »
I didn't cancel my United card before the renewal date bec I was taking an international trip with United within the 2 month grace period.
Came back crazy Jet lagged. And forgot to call to cancel.  Remembered 2 Days too late!
Hucad a bunch of times.  Sent messages,  no way to get the 395 back.
What's real annoying is that at the last minute they canceled the United flight and switched us to a Diff airline.  Couldn't take more then one bag,  no lounge with unplanned stopover.
Only reason I even kept it open was for the benefits.
I got some measly points as compensation

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #109 on: November 16, 2013, 10:32:42 PM »
I didn't cancel my United card before the renewal date bec I was taking an international trip with United within the 2 month grace period.
Came back crazy Jet lagged. And forgot to call to cancel.  Remembered 2 Days too late!
Hucad a bunch of times.  Sent messages,  no way to get the 395 back.
What's real annoying is that at the last minute they canceled the United flight and switched us to a Diff airline.  Couldn't take more then one bag,  no lounge with unplanned stopover.
Only reason I even kept it open was for the benefits.
I got some measly points as compensation

You couldn't get a prorated refund?

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #110 on: November 16, 2013, 10:49:39 PM »
No.  They said after 60 days no refund

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #111 on: December 19, 2013, 02:48:01 AM »
I lost about $3,500 in the past 2 days worth of miles and vouchers. Easy come easy go I suppose.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #112 on: December 19, 2013, 02:50:48 AM »
I lost about $3,500 in the past 2 days worth of miles and vouchers. Easy come easy go I suppose.
How?  Something we can learn from?

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #113 on: December 19, 2013, 08:57:01 AM »
I lost about $3,500 in the past 2 days worth of miles and vouchers. Easy come easy go I suppose.
I thought I told you I was expecting a Christmas gift >:(

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #114 on: December 19, 2013, 09:15:15 AM »
I lost a temp MVD that I registered, but for some reason it never loaded the permanent card. Thankfully after many, many phone calls I recovered the $500.

A month later I lost a $500 GC, again, it took many, many phone calls to recover. Though by the time I recovered it I had $471 left. Lost $29 but still happy to get the rest.

I think by now I learned my lesson.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #115 on: December 20, 2013, 11:40:28 AM »
How?  Something we can learn from?
Sure, keep a spread sheet of all opened cards when you need to spend on them, of all travel vouchers, and anything else reward related that has an expiration date.

I never bothered as I'm generally very on top of things, but I got busy for a few months and now I lost for lack of that spreadsheet.

It's hard to equate losing miles and vouchers with money though, as in the past week I also got $2,300 in points, so easy come easy go I guess? Still no excuse to lose easy money that can be converted to cash if need be.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #116 on: December 20, 2013, 11:53:01 AM »
Sure, keep a spread sheet of all opened cards when you need to spend on them, of all travel vouchers, and anything else reward related that has an expiration date.

I never bothered as I'm generally very on top of things, but I got busy for a few months and now I lost for lack of that spreadsheet.

It's hard to equate losing miles and vouchers with money though, as in the past week I also got $2,300 in points, so easy come easy go I guess? Still no excuse to lose easy money that can be converted to cash if need be.

I use the one midnightinharlem made

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #117 on: December 21, 2013, 01:37:51 PM »
I hope it wasn't a mistake I did 19*0.01$ transactions on my freedom.

(I still get 10*10 exclusive)

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #118 on: December 21, 2013, 08:32:02 PM »
I hope it wasn't a mistake I did 19*0.01$ transactions on my freedom.

(I still get 10*10 exclusive)

Why would it be a mistake? You afraid it's a trigger for Chase's wrath? Al tiftach peh!

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #119 on: January 01, 2014, 03:41:02 PM »
Waiting until day 60 of an annual fee being billed...except that reallocation is closed for new years :P
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