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Postby rmferrer » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:28 am

Just called this morning and the CSR was so polite! Literally took 3-5 mins for the request. She rushed delivered it and will show up on the 28th via UPS. She did mention that because I requested my AMEX Plat to be chip and signature, in the future I would NOT be able to convert back to the former(magnetic strip).


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Postby websteth » Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:27 pm

rmferrer wrote:Just called this morning and the CSR was so polite! Literally took 3-5 mins for the request. She rushed delivered it and will show up on the 28th via UPS. She did mention that because I requested my AMEX Plat to be chip and signature, in the future I would NOT be able to convert back to the former(magnetic strip).


Why would you go back?
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Postby exdoll » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:09 pm

Just talk to rep. see said it will still have the magnetic strip but with your account number in it.

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Postby Reclusive46 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:12 pm

exdoll wrote:Just talk to rep. see said it will still have the magnetic strip but with your account number in it.


Ofcourse all EMV cards (With a few exceptions such as VPAY) still have the magstripes on them :P How would UK cards for example work in the US if they didn't?
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Postby websteth » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:01 pm

Yay. My card is FINALLY here. No more issues over seas!
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Postby rmferrer » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:42 pm

Received my new EMV card today, talk about fast shipping.

A few things I noticed:

-The EMV chip is more "silver" looking than gold
-Plat card is noticeably brighter and more glittery. More sparkle if that makes sense.
-Black border is darker.
-account number stayed the same, security code changed.

I took a pic of the two side by side, but of course I can't post pics of my card. Ill be in Asia later this year and Europe in early Feb. We'll see how I fare this time around with AMEX overseas.

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Postby websteth » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:57 pm

rmferrer wrote:Received my new EMV card today, talk about fast shipping.

A few things I noticed:

-The EMV chip is more "silver" looking than gold
-Plat card is noticeably brighter and more glittery. More sparkle if that makes sense.
-Black border is darker.
-account number stayed the same, security code changed.

I took a pic of the two side by side, but of course I can't post pics of my card. Ill be in Asia later this year and Europe in early Feb. We'll see how I fare this time around with AMEX overseas.


Having managed the machines that print these cards at other jobs, I noticed that they alignment of the printing is off. The Member Since and Expiration Date is off center from the pre-printed text.
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Postby rmferrer » Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:17 pm

websteth wrote:Having managed the machines that print these cards at other jobs, I noticed that they alignment of the printing is off. The Member Since and Expiration Date is off center from the pre-printed text.


Now that you mention it, my year is sitting off to the left under the member since. Pretty noticeable.

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Postby jriley » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:12 pm

Just wrote this for a buddy of mine. Does this look right?
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Postby websteth » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:30 pm

jriley wrote:Just wrote this for a buddy of mine. Does this look right?

It's chip and signature for the USA not chip and pin.
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