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BIG BANK is watching my sock drawer

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BIG BANK is watching my sock drawer

I've sock-drawered a few major cards with no AF and only pull them out every 6 months to purchase some gas or a pizza and immediately pay them off and right back to the drawer they go. 

 

Well, "Big Bank" has been watching my pattern and today I just received not 1, not 2, but 3 separate special offers specifically for each of my cards (different banks) and it just so happen to be the 6th month when I pull out these exact particular cards for the small purchases, Go Figure!!!

 

Funny thing... the Cash Back Rewards card that I use the heck out of on a daily basis, never got any love of a special offer and is from one of the same banks (different card).

 

Just letting you know, their marketing departments are watching our drawers (pun intended) Smiley Very Happy

 

Shameless plug:  Don't forget to checkout the thread, General Credit Topics > 700 Club class of 2010 - Reunion

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Re: BIG BANK is watching my sock drawer

Its a conspiracy, really!!!!!!Smiley Very Happy

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Big Banks know everything!!!     Smiley Surprised

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veracious wrote:

 

Big Banks know everything!!!     Smiley Surprised


I was being silly in my first post. The truth is banks not only know everything about us, they also control just about everything.

 

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JayRizzo wrote:

I've sock-drawered a few major cards with no AF and only pull them out every 6 months to purchase some gas or a pizza and immediately pay them off and right back to the drawer they go. 

 

Well, "Big Bank" has been watching my pattern and today I just received not 1, not 2, but 3 separate special offers specifically for each of my cards (different banks) and it just so happen to be the 6th month when I pull out these exact particular cards for the small purchases, Go Figure!!!

 

Funny thing... the Cash Back Rewards card that I use the heck out of on a daily basis, never got any love of a special offer and is from one of the same banks (different card).

 

Just letting you know, their marketing departments are watching our drawers (pun intended) Smiley Very Happy

 

Shameless plug:  Don't forget to checkout the thread, General Credit Topics > 700 Club class of 2010 - Reunion


Oh jeez.... now I have the urge to go tidy up... Smiley Wink

 


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Thanks everyone!  We all had a Smiley Expression in each funny and true post.

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WAY TO BREAK THAT STREAK Smiley Wink


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Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa hahahaa!!!   Smiley Very Happy

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Haha, that's not too surprising I guess.  Care to share which banks?

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I'm kind of in the same situtation as OP.

 

Now that Chase has moved to 3rd or 4th rank in my wallet -- from tied for 1st -- they have been sending me 0% for 9 or 12 months and 1.9% for 18 months BT offers every month. I never received offers from them when they were getting used regularly.

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