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Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Hello, all. Today I received my new It card via USPS priority mail. After opening my welcome package and taking a closer look at "it", I noticed that the holographic strip is in the upper region of the card. I was under the impression, and saw a Youtube unboxing where the holographic strip was located on the bottom of the card. Did Discover intentionally change this? If so, why? Could my card simply have been incorrectly manufactured?

 

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Andrew

 

 

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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Yeah, all of them are on the top.

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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

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I think the early version of the card had it on the bottom.

My IT card has it on the bottom. I got it around December 2012.

EDIT: The reason why I say early because I'm assuming credittothemax recently acquired the card. And I read that people didn't really like the placement of the strip.
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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

That is what I suspected; I wounder why they would have changed it. Perhaps it was too awkward for people to swipe the card? 

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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

I got my beginning of January, I think the 6th.

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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Odd.

 

I got my card this May, and the strip is at the bottom.

      
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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Got mine in January and its on the bottom. Ordered the NY Skyline last month and its on the bottom too.
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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Got mine back at the start of May after I pc'ed and its on the bottom.  My fiancees is also on the bottom.


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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

My fiancee and I got our cards in March and the strip is at the bottom for ours as well.



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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Got mine last month and the strip is on top.

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