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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??


distantarray wrote:

Cageym wrote:
I've come a long way in a pretty short time. With the backdating to 1993 on both current Amex cards my AoAA made a huge jump, and my scores right now look good. Amex just gave me a 3x CLI on my Delta Gold, and my util is at 0% right now on everything. Should I try for the BCE now or go home after work this morning and put a "NO DRAPPING" sign on my computer and leave it alone? It's a SP unless I get approved, right? If I do this bow it's off to the garden for a bit and consider what I want to do.

i think it's time you contacted the Executive office at Capital One for that toy limit :smileyhappy:

 

but yea go for it I got approved for BCP with lower scores than you have since you got backdated you can do things anytime but you can get a extra 11 months or so if you wait til January :smileywink:


I agree with contacting the Exec. office of Cap1.

 

All of your stats look fine to get it it's all about whether you want to burn that INQ.

 




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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??


Cageym wrote:
I haven't decided what I want to do about the Cap1 yet. With both of my current Amex cards reporting 1993 I really don't need it for history. If I got a decent limit on it I might keep it. That's tactic is worth considering as well. But the BCE would be backdated to 1993 as well wouldn't it, since that is my "Member since" date now.

Yes, it would also backdate to 1993.

 




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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

No matter how it turns out this is my last app for awhile. Except for deciding what I'm going to do about the Cap1 card.

What's in my wallet: Cap1 Venture $10K NFCU Sig Visa $25k Amex Zync NPSL Delta Gold $18k BCE $2k Citi Simplicity $5450 Priority Select Visa 5.9K Amazon Visa 4k CSP 5k
Starting Score: 5/2010 550-ish
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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

Drapp it. Good luck.


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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

I'm still at work so no Drapping yet. I get off in a couple of hours.LOL

What's in my wallet: Cap1 Venture $10K NFCU Sig Visa $25k Amex Zync NPSL Delta Gold $18k BCE $2k Citi Simplicity $5450 Priority Select Visa 5.9K Amazon Visa 4k CSP 5k
Starting Score: 5/2010 550-ish
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Hope for the best, keep us posted! :smileyhappy:

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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

just call!
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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

I'm at work and we don't use government phones to call Amex.LOL I'll be off in a bit.

What's in my wallet: Cap1 Venture $10K NFCU Sig Visa $25k Amex Zync NPSL Delta Gold $18k BCE $2k Citi Simplicity $5450 Priority Select Visa 5.9K Amazon Visa 4k CSP 5k
Starting Score: 5/2010 550-ish
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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??


Cageym wrote:
I'm at work and we don't use government phones to call Amex.LOL I'll be off in a bit.

Cell phone!  :smileysurprised:

 

2013 Approvals: Discover IT - 3/1, Amex BCE - 3/4, CSP - 5/4, Barclay Ring - 6/12, BoA Privileges Cash - 6/27, Citi TY Preferred - 8/6, OCCU Duck - 11/4, USBank (Cash+) - 11/22, Wells Fargo - 12/21, Nordstrom - 12/29

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Re: AMEX BCE..Dare I??

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In Diego Garcia? They have them but not practical or cheap. Even the "Toll Free" call on a regular phone costs about .60 a minute. Besides, where I work no cell phones, cameras, transmitting equipment, etc, etc. And the number that the staus page says to call doesn't open until 6 am MST M-F. So unless I call the CSR number I'm out of luck anyway. And I get off shift in 30 minutes. EDIT: And I just this minute got the e-mail thanking me for my application.LOL

What's in my wallet: Cap1 Venture $10K NFCU Sig Visa $25k Amex Zync NPSL Delta Gold $18k BCE $2k Citi Simplicity $5450 Priority Select Visa 5.9K Amazon Visa 4k CSP 5k
Starting Score: 5/2010 550-ish
Current Score: 6/20/2013 TU 800 6/20/2013 EQ 770 6/20/2013 EX 775
Goal Score: 800 accross the board

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