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abmann
Hooray!
My credit card was attacked! 5 identical charges of 420.95 in quick succession. What fun!

Chase didn't authorize them but it did make my Apple order stall.
ppbbtttlll.

Hold for.... 25:03 currently.
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Update: Apparently the "attack" was Apple breaking the order into weird incremembts. Chase saw them come through really early on a big shopping day and held them thinking it was potentially theft.

Suddenly, I'm rather liking my credit provider.
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From: thegelf Date: November 24th, 2007 04:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've got an idea why Apple broke up the order. Some cards refuse to authorize individual charges over $500, so Apple tried to do you a favor.
abmann From: abmann Date: November 24th, 2007 04:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
Actually, since I ordered during their Black Friday sale I got free super shipping on everything. They're sending all the pieces separately as they are ready. So, the iPhone was the 420 charge. Etc. :)
bizarre From: bizarre Date: November 24th, 2007 04:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
that is pretty awesome really. I mean bad in the sense that you might have to wait for your stuff longer, but VERY cool that you know they look ot for weird stuff like that so you don't get screwed.
abmann From: abmann Date: November 24th, 2007 04:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
My thoughts precisely. I'd MUCH rather they work like this than let it through and wait for me to catch it. yay online shopping safety!
devianttouch From: devianttouch Date: November 25th, 2007 12:13 am (UTC) (Link)
Way to go Chase! Good credit protection is priceless.
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