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post #11 of 24
And this is why I stopped using paypal years ago. This sort of behavior is nothing new.
post #12 of 24
I'd stop using PP but half of OCN doesn't have an alternative and neither do most purchase sites >redface.gif
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paypal and ebay are great sites, never had a problem with either, bought my laptop im typing ths up on and my smartphone from ebay using paypal.
i hope they keep their stellar services going, if people simply knew how to use paypal in the first place they wouldnt have problems, its as simple as knowing, please people learn a little
post #14 of 24
I don't use paypal anymore (haven't since I abandoned ebay), but I would advocate that NOBODY leave funds sitting in your paypal account for any given amount of time--as soon as you get funds into it, transfer them ASAP.

Paypal sounded like real devils in this story. "Yes, nothing you did was literally against our TOS, but we still don't like what you're doing. Sorry."

I see they've agreed to donate $100 per family--which is nice and all, but once you have bad press, it takes a lot to improve peoples opinion from you. And nothing is stopping them from doing the same thing to someone else again later.

Paypal doesn't need better PR, they need to be taken down a few pegs.
    
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Paypal has one use for me these days...Some OCN and ebay purchases (if I can't use some other means) and using my Discover card at Newegg...apparently Newegg is in such tough shape these days they can't afford to pay the fees to Discover any more and I likes ma' rewards! Especially considering how fast hardware purchases can add up...a top end system almost buys a dinner at Red Lobster
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rent.a.john View Post

Paypal needs some serious PR help, all I hear nowadays is how horrible their service is.

that's because their service is horrible...
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Buying with PayPal=Good.
Selling with PayPal=Bad.
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i do not use paypal at all. I use my Credit card for everything
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My sig, need I say more?
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This article further adds to my utter disdain for their services, and furthermore, drives the finnishing strike in the coffin nail. Resulting in me personaly NEVER using, nor accepting paypal as a form of payment, or transaction service.

I call for a boycott of paypal!
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