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Okay guys, here is how it is. I've been receiving Xbox Live Gold for the past hmm 6 months? I know I did not pay for a 1 year card as I save all my old Xbox cards, also I don't play much either (like very rarely) but every time I do get on, bam I have my gold membership. Is this like this for anyone else?? My girlfriend also uses the same Xbox however and she buys gold on her account every once in awhile so I was thinking maybe it like transferred over? BUT here is the thing, when she didn't have Gold/a card I told her to log onto my account and I still had gold?
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Check your account settings. It should show you how long you have left on your membership, as well as the payment method and any subscriptions you may have.
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post #3 of 11
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My girlfriend also uses the same Xbox however and she buys gold on her account every once in awhile so I was thinking maybe it like transferred over?
Just no.
post #4 of 11
Check your bank transactions/statements.
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watch out because if you have a card linked to your account you might be getting charged and not even know it because they dont tell you, it happened to me and demanded my money back without asking for consent.
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Just no.
Not an unreasonable assumption. If one doesn't know how the subscription is recorded, it'd be easy to deduce that perhaps the subscription is tied to the XBox as opposed to the account.

No reason to bash people for reasonable questions.
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Not an unreasonable assumption. If one doesn't know how the subscription is recorded, it'd be easy to deduce that perhaps the subscription is tied to the XBox as opposed to the account.

No reason to bash people for reasonable questions.
he's not bashing and no it's not really reasonable, Microsoft isn't stupid...
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he's not bashing and no it's not really reasonable, Microsoft isn't stupid...
Never said Microsoft was stupid. Was just stating that if one were not aware of how the subscription were applied, it wouldn't be unreasonable to assume that the subscription applies to the particular XBox instead of the specific account.
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post #9 of 11
It's more likely she paid for gold on your account.
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Also, I don't think she would have done that as she only buys 1 month cards and like I've said, those would have expired a long time ago because I know it's been at least 2 months since she's even been on. :O this has been going on for well over 6 months I just waited to see if it was bugged or something. I logged into another account where I had "Xbox Live Free" and it clearly showed my membership on this account (my main) I can't access my memberships
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