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Three browser method - why only 3?
« on: June 20, 2011, 07:53:01 AM »
I've seen the 3 browser method discussed extensively here - using 3 browsers for 3 different applications at the same time for one credit pull. My question is, why only 3? Why not use four browsers at the same time, or even five? Or perhaps even 2 computers, with 3 or 4 browsers running on each one? Is there a reason why more than 3 applications at the same time is a bad idea?

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2011, 09:55:18 AM »
How many credit cards are there from one bank that you can be interested in applying to!?

If you find more than three you may indeed apply for 7 or 8! Also, keep in mind that the three browser method is not at all that simple. You will have to call recon and hope that they will not realize you applied for three - good luck in applying for more!!

But on a different note, you are welcome to try it out and let us know.
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2011, 11:07:00 AM »
Recon sees good and well all the apps.

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2011, 11:19:59 AM »
Recon sees good and well all the apps.

Even if you give the reference number?

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2011, 11:35:38 AM »
Even if you give the reference number?
They could see it. When you give a reference # , there is a chance they won't look carefully.

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2011, 12:22:01 PM »
When I gave my ref number he immediately told me all the apps pending (and approved them).

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2011, 01:22:44 PM »
When I gave my ref number he immediately told me all the apps pending (and approved them).
Same here

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2011, 01:58:26 PM »
I did a double app called recon with my ref numbers the first time they approved without mentioning the other card the next time I was told since I had  another pending app I have to wait. So yeah they see it anyway but maybe they aren't as careful when you give a ref #.

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2011, 05:15:53 PM »
I've seen the 3 browser method discussed extensively here - using 3 browsers for 3 different applications at the same time for one credit pull. My question is, why only 3? Why not use four browsers at the same time, or even five? Or perhaps even 2 computers, with 3 or 4 browsers running on each one? Is there a reason why more than 3 applications at the same time is a bad idea?

It all started with the Citi/AA 75/100k offers, there were three offers and we figured out how to triple dip. There are also three major browsers (IE, FF and Chrome). You can call it multiple browser trick if you'd like. Oh,, and I'm not sure this topic warrants a thread of its own.

I wouldn't do more than 2-3 Amex apps at the same time, to evade F/R.

I guess in theory you can do more than three apps, albeit with less likelihood of getting approved. Some banks might see too many recent applications, and deny them all, it happened to me with Chase, YMMV.
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2011, 03:09:36 AM »
It all started with the Citi/AA 75/100k offers, there were three offers and we figured out how to triple dip. There are also three major browsers (IE, FF and Chrome). You can call it multiple browser trick if you'd like. Oh,, and I'm not sure this topic warrants a thread of its own.

I wouldn't do more than 2-3 Amex apps at the same time, to evade F/R.

I guess in theory you can do more than three apps, albeit with less likelihood of getting approved. Some banks might see too many recent applications, and deny them all, it happened to me with Chase, YMMV.
People used to get approved for all 3 at once? bc now they always decline you for one...
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2011, 03:13:39 AM »
People used to get approved for all 3 at once? bc now they always decline you for one...

The Citi 75/100k is one big YMMV. Some people have gotten 6 or more of those cards, others (like myself) repeatedly get denied for having it previously.
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2011, 03:16:47 AM »
The Citi 75/100k is one big YMMV. Some people have gotten 6 or more of those cards, others (like myself) repeatedly get denied for having it previously.
I got 2 personals first time recently, they 4506td me but it was after I spent the 1500 on both cards (one transaction) so i got/am getting points. suckas they are. Im gonna cancel and want to apply for the biz after 60 days, does 4506t place a restriction on my account? esp since im cancelling myself before?
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2011, 09:48:05 AM »
did a 3 browser method for amex gold ,plat,and business card and got approved for all 3
 2 instant and 1 after calling the next day

pretty sure is was one pull

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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2011, 10:08:24 AM »
did a 3 browser method for amex gold ,plat,and business card and got approved for all 3
 2 instant and 1 after calling the next day

pretty sure is was one pull
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Re: Three browser method - why only 3?
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2011, 10:42:03 AM »
I think this thread should be merged...