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Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

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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?

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Andrew

 

 

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Frequent Contributor

Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

Yeah, all of them are on the top.

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Re: Discover IT- Holographic strip location...

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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Established Contributor

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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