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I hate using the credit card, but...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mountainexplorer, Mar 17, 2003.

  1. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Well, I have a credit card for emergencies; and I hate using it. Right now I have $0.00 in my wallet and nearly every vehicle's fuel guage is on or very near to E, but I went ahead anyway, used the credit card, and signed up to become a member. So I suppose I will be orange sometime soon.
     
  2. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    I use my VISA alot. Good thing to have, but you gotta be carefull, couse you can rack up the bill !!! I cut up my other cards couse I went hog wild with them. I've almost got them paid off. Think I'll just keep the VISA couse I watch what I'm doing more with just the one.
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    right on congrats and welcome /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. mountainexplorer

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    Yeah...thats mainly why I don't like credit cards. I try to do things how my dad did. All his life, he paid cash for everything (most everything) up front. I find myself having "gasoline shortage emergencies" now. That can ring up a big credit card bill.

    Hey, at least I'm finally orange. I'm sure I'll sell some parts soon to pay for stuff...plus I'm waiting for someone to bring me $200 for a Ford Escort I'm selling so I can pay thatK30guy for a bumper and stuff I'm getting from him.
     
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    my dad taught me a really good lesson about credit cards. he gave me one to take to BB02 and said to only use it for emergancies. i had $400 in cash for the trip that was loaned to Blazinare about 5 seconds before we left. this was clearly and emergancy. so all my food, fuel, and other junk was paid for with a credit card (it sucks using a credit card to buy a 99 cent big mac!) when i got home he took it back and asked how much i thought had spent. i guessed around $250. when the bill came it was over $450! he paid it and i paid him back over a few weeks, but im really glad he did that. if i had just got a card of my own and jumped in head first i think i would have got myself into trouble fast.
     
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    I originally got credit cards for "emergencies"...turns out Im a pretty worried guy.... /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     

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