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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


tinuviel wrote:

jsucool76 wrote:

SwampSystems wrote:

Anyone know how to get the default card images back after you create an image card?


I would just call up and ask for one. 


 

I did that, actually. Like the other poster, I thought that the image photo looked better on the computer than in real life. I asked them on THREE separate occassions to send me a default card instead of an image card, and each time a new image card arrived with the same photo. I finally gave up.

 


I wondered that too! LOL I'd think it would be simple considering the card I have only has 2 original designs...

 

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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


maiden_girl wrote:

tinuviel wrote:

jsucool76 wrote:

SwampSystems wrote:

Anyone know how to get the default card images back after you create an image card?


I would just call up and ask for one. 


 

I did that, actually. Like the other poster, I thought that the image photo looked better on the computer than in real life. I asked them on THREE separate occassions to send me a default card instead of an image card, and each time a new image card arrived with the same photo. I finally gave up.

 


I wondered that too! LOL I'd think it would be simple considering the card I have only has 2 original designs...

 


 

What's amusing is that I no longer have a need for this card, as my credit profile has grown past it. But, instead of closing it, I decided to put my DD on as an AU and let her have it so that she can gain some experience with handling a credit card. When they sent the card with her name on it, it still had the custom photo on it of me riding my horse. Well, I wasn't sure how she'd feel about going around carrying a card with a picture of her mom on it, but then I thought that at this stage of the game maybe this wasn't such a bad thing -- as in, think twice about that purchase; mom's watching, LOL!!!

 


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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


tinuviel wrote:

maiden_girl wrote:

tinuviel wrote:

jsucool76 wrote:

SwampSystems wrote:

Anyone know how to get the default card images back after you create an image card?


I would just call up and ask for one. 


 

I did that, actually. Like the other poster, I thought that the image photo looked better on the computer than in real life. I asked them on THREE separate occassions to send me a default card instead of an image card, and each time a new image card arrived with the same photo. I finally gave up.

 


I wondered that too! LOL I'd think it would be simple considering the card I have only has 2 original designs...

 


 

What's amusing is that I no longer have a need for this card, as my credit profile has grown past it. But, instead of closing it, I decided to put my DD on as an AU and let her have it so that she can gain some experience with handling a credit card. When they sent the card with her name on it, it still had the custom photo on it of me riding my horse. Well, I wasn't sure how she'd feel about going around carrying a card with a picture of her mom on it, but then I thought that at this stage of the game maybe this wasn't such a bad thing -- as in, think twice about that purchase; mom's watching, LOL!!!

 


ROFL! That's hilarious!

 

Cashier: Cool card! Who's that on the horse?
DD: It's my mom *blush*

 

LOL.

 

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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


tinuviel wrote:

jsucool76 wrote:

SwampSystems wrote:

Anyone know how to get the default card images back after you create an image card?


I would just call up and ask for one. 


 

I did that, actually. Like the other poster, I thought that the image photo looked better on the computer than in real life. I asked them on THREE separate occassions to send me a default card instead of an image card, and each time a new image card arrived with the same photo. I finally gave up.

 


When cap1 PCd me to cash rewards, they overnighted me 3 cards (all of which were supposed to be the green cash rewards card, all of which were the regular ugly plat card). This resulted in a fraud alert on my account, and finally, 2 months after my PC, when my account was frozen for the 3rd fraud alert, and I had to call the exec office since my account was closed and no one ever told me about it and I needed my card, they sent me my green cash rewards card :smileyvery-happy: 

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i am dissapointed that Discover Financial Service removed the holographic print option from their card designs. it meant alot to me actually.

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The PSECU Credit Card (Visa) is god awful ugly. I heard it was ugly so I was not really surprised... it really says "Credit Card" on it.... lol

 

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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?

not a fan of the white barclays card (it gets dirty quick) but i love the new GTE platinum card design

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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


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i am dissapointed that Discover Financial Service removed the holographic print option from their card designs. it meant alot to me actually.


I'm curious. Why?

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Re: Ever disappointed with the physical look of a card?


Jlu wrote:

scottwagnon wrote:

i am dissapointed that Discover Financial Service removed the holographic print option from their card designs. it meant alot to me actually.


I'm curious. Why?


if you have had the opportunity to hold a holo print card in your hands at an angle, you would see why. it has a feel of prestige to it.

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