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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?


hutchj wrote:

My favorite card design is either my Discover card, I have the mixtape design or my Amex BCE, lol.


Ha, different strokes for different folks. What do you like about it? Does every new scratch not drive you MAD, haha? Smiley Happy

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

I like my chase slate and my discover card, I went with the beach design for discover gives me something to shoot for Smiley Happy Least favorite would have to be the look of my Paypal extras card I'd think.

 

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

One of the coolest looking cards to me out there is the Citi Diamond Pref card.  Really nice.  Shame it doesn't offer rewards. 


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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

Personally, I think all cards that are all or mostly black are just plain ugly, like my previous BoA card. No creativity whatsoever.

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

I don't have this card, the cashback is only 1% for the first $1000 of spending per month. But, I do like the image:

 



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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

I was pleasantly suprised with the:

  • Chase Sapphire Preferred - Very cool card, although I thought from the pictures it would have a slightly beveled surface
  • Discover IT - the cover mimics a metallic handscraped surface with a cool orange border
  • Citi Simplicity - has a matte finish that makes it stand out a bit

I was very upset by the PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature - the card design looks super cool online, but when I got it in the mail it just looks like cheap shiny plastic.

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?


recordaras wrote:

hutchj wrote:

My favorite card design is either my Discover card, I have the mixtape design or my Amex BCE, lol.


Ha, different strokes for different folks. What do you like about it? Does every new scratch not drive you MAD, haha? Smiley Happy


You know it doesn't bother me. I figure that cards are meant to not always look pristine. My debit card looks worse for the wear, the back hologram is almost completely rubbed off. Smiley Very Happy

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?


fittiger wrote:

I was pleasantly suprised with the:

  • Chase Sapphire Preferred - Very cool card, although I thought from the pictures it would have a slightly beveled surface
  • Discover IT - the cover mimics a metallic handscraped surface with a cool orange border
  • Citi Simplicity - has a matte finish that makes it stand out a bit

I was very upset by the PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature - the card design looks super cool online, but when I got it in the mail it just looks like cheap shiny plastic.


I think this is why I don't like the card as much because I was expecting something the same thing, lol.

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?

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370Z wrote:

Personally, I think all cards that are all or mostly black are just plain ugly, like my previous BoA card. No creativity whatsoever.


BoA's non-black cards aren't really anything to write home about either, as far as I'm concerned. Just... meh.

 

And as far as black cards go, I'd have to say that for me this is a notable exception, maybe because of the thought that's behind it:

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Re: Your most (and least) good looking cards?


improvingmycredit wrote:

One of the coolest looking cards to me out there is the Citi Diamond Pref card.  Really nice.  Shame it doesn't offer rewards. 


I totes forgot about this card. I guess because I haven't had it that long. But it is a nice looking card. The little diamonds do give it a little extra something.

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