Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise
DVD Reviews | Theatrical Reviews | Price Search Buy Stuff Here
DVD Talk
DVD Reviews DVD Talk Headlines HD Reviews


Add to My Yahoo! - RSS 2.0 - RSS 2.0 - DVD Talk Podcast RSS -


Go Back   DVD Talk Forum > Shopping Discussions > Store Forum

Store Forum Share Your Shopping Experiences at Stores both Online and Off.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-25-17, 09:51 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 788
Anyone else getting really tired of their credit card company?

I can't stand this shit. They make you jump through hoops to even use the damn card now. Every time I place an order halfway substantial it triggers their automated shit and declines the charge until their automated thing calls for me to verify it. A couple years ago it blocked $120 charge on the Microsoft Store. Microsoft! This month it was a charge on NewEgg. It was like $1200, BUT I've been shopping at NewEgg with this card for 12 fucking years. They have no business blocking an order some place I've shopped for 12+ years!!! I don't care how goddamn much it was for. I want this shit disabled but I don't know if it's even possible. What's the point? The one time there actually was a fraud charge on my account their automated shit didn't catch it anyway. I had to call after seeing it on my statement. That's how I want it. If there's a problem, I'll call. Otherwise leave me the fuck alone. I swear they screw up my Black Friday shopping every year. I'm over here trying to grab deals and they block my shit for no reason.

Hell, I had a Capitol One card like 14 years ago. My other card had something like a $15k limit, but I found out the limit on the Capitol One card was only like $250 so I quit using it. Never activated a new card after that. YET, somehow they let someone charge on one of the new cards that was never activated and sitting in my safe a couple years ago. Now the account is totally shutdown.

I wouldn't know who to consider if I was going to look for another card. I know I'm going to be bitching at someone at Bank of America next time they block a charge though. I'm tired of this shit.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-17, 11:04 AM   #2
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
danwiz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Posts: 1,826
Re: Anyone else getting really tired of their credit card company?

Weird! The only card which I've ever had that refused my charge was American Express, and legitimately so as the purchase was from a company I had never purchased from and was also for a large amount.

To the contrary, however, when Amex refuses to accept my card, then I use one of my Bank Of America cards and it has never been declined for use.

Now, I have a card which gives great rewards, and it's through Bank of America. So, the more money I spend, the more rewards I earn, and I am just putting most everything on that credit card - no declines yet. Like I said, I'm now using it for nearly everything - to the tune of $1,000/month not a single decline.

Oh, by the way, do not worry about me, I ALWAYS pay my entire credit card balance within a couple of days after receiving the e-bill. I've never paid a penny in interest on a credit card, not in the 38 years I've been using them!
__________________
My DVD Collection (DVD Profiler)
[removed link to site]
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-17, 11:13 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 788
Re: Anyone else getting really tired of their credit card company?

Yeah, I pay the whole bill too. Always have.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:54 PM.


Copyright 2011 DVDTalk.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0