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Since October 12, 2015, the prepaid REDcard (Redbird) can only be loaded at Target with cash. It can still be loaded online with a bank-issued debit card, up to $200/day and $1K/month.

Therefore, for MS (manufactured spending) Redbird is now considered dead. RIP!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #820 on: November 09, 2014, 02:09:05 PM »
they do swipe your license. Not sure if that matters.
As long as u dont use the same ss# they dont care. They scan license as many times as you want. all account info can be changed when you register.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #821 on: November 09, 2014, 04:49:17 PM »
Has anyone else received an error message when trying to register the card online:
"The card number and security code does not match. Please check your information and try again."

I've checked and retyped a few times, they definitely match.

EDIT: Purchased two cards from the same cashier, she scanned my ID twice and I entered the same personal information both times
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #822 on: November 09, 2014, 05:13:43 PM »
Confirmed that you can buy more than one in the same store. I bought two with the same person. They scanned ID card but I put in different socials each time.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #823 on: November 09, 2014, 05:16:00 PM »
Confirmed that you can buy more than one in the same store. I bought two with the same person. They scanned ID card but I put in different socials each time.

And the corresponding birthdates with each one?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #824 on: November 09, 2014, 05:16:50 PM »
And the corresponding birthdates with each one?

Used different birthdates. Just made them up
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #825 on: November 09, 2014, 06:37:52 PM »
Im sure this was asked upthread or in the comments on DDMS but cant locate it. Can I buy more than one temp card at once? I'll be in MA tomorrow and I'm more than willing to pick up a few if that is possible for myself and other DDFers

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #826 on: November 09, 2014, 06:48:51 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #827 on: November 09, 2014, 07:03:21 PM »
Glad we straightened that out...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #828 on: November 09, 2014, 07:04:05 PM »
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« Reply #829 on: November 09, 2014, 07:04:10 PM »
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #830 on: November 09, 2014, 07:09:02 PM »
"And how does that make you feel??"
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #831 on: November 09, 2014, 07:10:15 PM »
Used different birthdates. Just made them up

Make sure you remember the date you made up, because you'll need it to register the card.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #832 on: November 09, 2014, 07:15:19 PM »
Make sure you remember the date you made up, because you'll need it to register the card.
I think that when you register the card you can use a completely different name and birthday.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #833 on: November 09, 2014, 07:18:14 PM »

Make sure you remember the date you made up, because you'll need it to register the card.
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That wouldn't make sense. Bc how can you do different socials with different birthdays. Wouldn't they need to match?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #834 on: November 09, 2014, 07:20:04 PM »
I think that when you register the card you can use a completely different name and birthday.
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You can,  but in the first screen, you need the one that you bought with

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #835 on: November 09, 2014, 07:24:32 PM »

You can,  but in the first screen, you need the one that you bought with
you sure?

I used the person who i was registering the card for with their dob
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #836 on: November 09, 2014, 07:26:08 PM »
I think that when you register the card you can use a completely different name and birthday.
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You are right, but in order to register you need to enter the card number and the birthday that you gave them when you bought it. After that you can change to whatever you want.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #837 on: November 09, 2014, 07:28:20 PM »
you sure?

I used the person who i was registering the card for with their dob
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« Reply #838 on: November 09, 2014, 07:29:36 PM »

You are right, but in order to register you need to enter the card number and the birthday that you gave them when you bought it. After that you can change to whatever you want.

Interesting.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #839 on: November 09, 2014, 07:29:52 PM »
Has anyone else received an error message when trying to register the card online:
"The card number and security code does not match. Please check your information and try again."

I've checked and retyped a few times, they definitely match.

EDIT: Purchased two cards from the same cashier, she scanned my ID twice and I entered the same personal information both times
I had someone pick me up a red card and they loaded it with a penny, when I tried registering the card I got that message, so I called amex and he said that the cashier in target didn't activate the card correctly, and the only way to use the card is to send in the info that the card was activated with, along with the target receipt. I couldn't send in the info because when activating the card he made up the numbers so I'm still waiting to get another card.