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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6920 on: October 03, 2023, 11:59:24 PM »
any advice on this?
depends what you use the card for
Itís been a while but if I remember correctly freedom has 5x per dollar on select spending categories capped at a certain amount and switches categories quarterly. Unlimited does 1.5 points per dollar always. So choose what you wish
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6921 on: October 04, 2023, 12:07:54 AM »
any advice on this?
Freedom has rotating categories of 5x pts.  If  you can maximize it, you can rake in a up to 24,000 bonus points.
Freedom Unlimited doesn't have that, but everything earns 1 1/2 points. It would take $16,000 of spending to make the 24K you can potentially with the Freedom.
advice: Keep the Freedom and apply for a new FU.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6922 on: October 04, 2023, 01:20:51 PM »
Freedom has rotating categories of 5x pts.  If  you can maximize it, you can rake in a up to 24,000 bonus points.
Freedom Unlimited doesn't have that, but everything earns 1 1/2 points. It would take $16,000 of spending to make the 24K you can potentially with the Freedom.
advice: Keep the Freedom and apply for a new FU.
just an additional pointer. You can make the aforementioned 24,000 points with the freedom ONLY in the select categories of merchants  of that quarter, itís not across all merchants. So you have to cheshbon that in
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6923 on: October 04, 2023, 01:22:32 PM »
Can I ask some advise too:
What are the steps to sell a car to someone?
If you know exactly which papers to fill out thank you!
I can also google things so pls donít send me links to articles, thereís just a lot of info idk where to start.
Iím in ny buyer registering in md.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6924 on: October 10, 2023, 11:40:42 AM »
Is it possible to have a position that Israel is wrong in the way they are handling the Palestine issue and still condemn the terrorist organization Hammas?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6925 on: October 10, 2023, 11:47:18 AM »
That was pretty random, no?
Which thread should I ask in?
Probably the Middle East thread

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6926 on: October 11, 2023, 01:06:13 PM »
Is tefilin only for Jews?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6927 on: October 11, 2023, 01:08:50 PM »

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6928 on: October 11, 2023, 01:09:57 PM »
Is tefilin only for Jews?
Technically not really, though not encouraged.

https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/17789/can-a-non-jew-don-tefillin
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In other words, while the law appears to be in favour of them doing so, if they should wish to do so, and while it may even be possible to construe the Rambam's words as suggesting that they even receive some degree of merit (despite not performing a mitzvah), there is also scope for a less lenient position, as per the Radbaz, and as per a possible extrapolation from the writings of the Rema and the Magen Avraham.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6929 on: October 11, 2023, 01:28:13 PM »
Technically not really,
That was going to be my guess.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6930 on: October 11, 2023, 08:59:04 PM »
What is the method many use here to bypass a paywall? Clicking the X no longer works.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6931 on: October 11, 2023, 09:04:26 PM »
Only on DDF does 24/6 mean 24/5/half/half
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6932 on: October 11, 2023, 09:06:41 PM »

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6933 on: October 11, 2023, 09:38:52 PM »
Works fine here. What paywall article you trying to get?
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6934 on: October 12, 2023, 01:59:21 PM »
Can someone explain to me why a seller in NJ would ship a book to NY using DHL Global Mail with 4-13 business days delivery time?

And this is after actually charging $5.50 for shipping. Absurd.
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6935 on: October 12, 2023, 02:13:15 PM »
Can someone explain to me why a seller in NJ would ship a book to NY using DHL Global Mail with 4-13 business days delivery time?

And this is after actually charging $5.50 for shipping. Absurd.

You want an answer or you venting?

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6936 on: October 12, 2023, 02:18:55 PM »
You want an answer or you venting?

Yes
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6937 on: October 12, 2023, 02:28:48 PM »
Yes

Sellers negotiate really good rates with DHL that are significantly cheaper than USPS. Just because it will be a pain for you to have your item go to Secaucus (that's where it was when I was dealing with them a bunch of years ago) will not make it worthwhile for a seller to create rules that certain zip codes get shipped USPS or whatever.

Though in all likelihood, you will get the item within the same time as USPS first class would get you the item, albeit with a higher risk the item will just get stuck in Secaucus without ever making its way to you.

As for the $5 shipping charge, they must have no competition and are charging you because they can.

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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6938 on: October 12, 2023, 02:35:10 PM »
Sellers negotiate really good rates with DHL that are significantly cheaper than USPS. Just because it will be a pain for you to have your item go to Secaucus (that's where it was when I was dealing with them a bunch of years ago) will not make it worthwhile for a seller to create rules that certain zip codes get shipped USPS or whatever.

Though in all likelihood, you will get the item within the same time as USPS first class would get you the item, albeit with a higher risk the item will just get stuck in Secaucus without ever making its way to you.

As for the $5 shipping charge, they must have no competition and are charging you because they can.

I wasn't aware that DHL was a sensible domestic shipping option, I thought they specialized in international. Oh well.

(I don't mind the shipping time, I specifically ordered from them because they were significantly cheaper than anyone else and I'm not in a rush to get that book.)
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Re: Random questions.
« Reply #6939 on: October 12, 2023, 02:41:26 PM »
I wasn't aware that DHL was a sensible domestic shipping option, I thought they specialized in international. Oh well.

(I don't mind the shipping time, I specifically ordered from them because they were significantly cheaper than anyone else and I'm not in a rush to get that book.)

It's the equivalent of the UPS and FedEx last mile services. ETA: but less reliable