Costco is gonna end their partnership with amex

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  1. nextlevel

    nextlevel You're so amazing

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  2. nextlevel

    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    Most of my amex biz is the bullshit Costco ones, glad they're gonna go away
     
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    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

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    I know it was you, Fafoosh
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    yeah!! fuck a buncha amex.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    fuckers
     
  6. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    I've never had a costco membership but it seems weird that they were married to Amex for this long... Amex went to the masses with that blue card in the early '00s and abandoned that "privilege" to owe them debt a long time ago... I thought.

    I guess to me it's just strange that Costco got as huge as they are now with previously limited payment options.
     
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    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    Amex cost the Dow approx 39 points today, btw
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    I hope they die slow
     
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    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    They only needed $3.5 bil in '08... the biz model is sound
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    I think they're just around based on image now, you can get better "rewards" using a visa or MasterCard now
     
  11. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    Well then you're clearly one of the more detached dumbasses limping around the planet...
     
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    @Phil McKr… nah never mind.
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    I disagree with your harsh judgement
     
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    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    So do you pay Amex or not?
     
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    I never understood paying for a credit card.
     
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    My credit cards pay me. :coffee:
     
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    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    Phil has double rewards at the local check cash stop if he puts his layaway booze on 18% interest
     
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    What's in YOUR wallet?
     
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    Call me Howie. I've had direct deposit since the day it was invented. Free checking! :yes:
     
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