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OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

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OMG HOLY SMOKES!!!!!

 

I applied through the creditcards.com link...it said I was pre-qualified.

 

Tried for BCE right after....

 

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Holy crapballs you guys....I'm so happy I'm literally in tears right now. I was declined for the Unicorn in 2012...but I'm in with AMEX now baby! I've been working on my credit for almost two years now (The 30th will be my 2nd anniversary here, actually!) and I've been looking forward to this moment!!!

 

Got the better sign up bonus of 50K MR points after $1K spend over 3 months...I plan on taking a trip later this year and this would work out perfectly....

 

ETA: I know creditcards.com uses TU for their soft...so I'm not sure if AMEX did as well (would have to order a copy of TU report to check). There's definitely a pull for AMEX on EX - hopefully I didn't screw myself and get double pulled!

 

TU score is 645 - UTIL around 22%. An old CO, an old collection and 2 satisfied judgments are on TU as well. AAOA around 2.5 years. EX is a bit higher....

 

Woot!

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

WOOT WOOT, congrats!

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

Lock in the 2014 member date!


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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

Any useful details you can share with us? Scores, Util. etc. :smileyhappy:

A BIG CONGRATS! ON AMEX APPROVAL!

I want one too
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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

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injustifiiable wrote:

OMG HOLY CRAP!!!!!

 

I applied through the creditcards.com link...it said I was pre-qualified.

 

Tried for BCE right after....

 

Screen shot 2014-03-11 at 11.00.40 PM.png

 

Holy crapballs you guys....I'm so happy I'm literally in tears right now. I was declined for the Unicorn in 2012...but I'm in with AMEX now baby!

 

Woot!


Congrats on this! I feel you on your joy, as I felt extreme emotions when I was approved for my first AMEX Charge card and Revolver shortly afterwards.



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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!


injustifiiable wrote:

OMG HOLY CRAP!!!!!

 

I applied through the creditcards.com link...it said I was pre-qualified.

 

Tried for BCE right after....

 

Screen shot 2014-03-11 at 11.00.40 PM.png

 

Holy crapballs you guys....I'm so happy I'm literally in tears right now. I was declined for the Unicorn in 2012...but I'm in with AMEX now baby!

 

ETA: I know creditcards.com uses TU for their soft...so I'm not sure if AMEX did as well (would have to order a copy of TU report to check). There's definitely a pull for AMEX on EX - hopefully I didn't screw myself and get double pulled!

 

TU score is 645 - UTIL around 22%. An old CO, an old collection and 2 satisfied judgments are on TU as well. AAOA around 2.5 years. EX is a bit higher....

 

Woot!


Congrats on your approval :smileyhappy: WTG

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

You did it!  Congrats on your awesome card, welcome to the AMEX family :smileywink:

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

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That's awesome congrats! That is a great feeling, way to go!

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

Good job! Is the $175 AF worth it??

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Re: OMG!!!!!! AMEX PRG APPROVED!!!!!!!

Congrats on the approval!

Did you apply for the BCE first? How was your app for the second card not canceled?
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