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I currently have $3 in my pay pal , but I transferred $30 yesterday and it's pending ( will be trsfred Wed). Can I still buy the game on steam even if it has $3 and the other money is coming. There is a deal on a game than ends Monday.

Thanks!
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you need to wait for it to clear.

if you tried now it would most likly fail unless the account is tied to your bank account
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Damn...Can I cancel the transfer?
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Damn...Can I cancel the transfer?

That would probably take even longer than just waiting for the money to clear.

It's a Saturday, I'm sure nothing will change until Monday, be patient and buy it on Monday. biggrin.gif
    
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Paypal is tough like that. Once you transfer money, you basically have to wait until its there to actually do something. If you cancel it, it'll take even LONGER. lol
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Well my bank acc is tied to paypal. Can I still buy it? I want to play today and I don't have time during the week , I got work/school frown.gif
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Well my bank acc is tied to paypal. Can I still buy it? I want to play today and I don't have time during the week , I got work/school frown.gif

Yes, if thats the case, it will take the $3 from paypal and automatically withdraw $27 from your checking account. Just keep in mind that the $27 charge might take a few days to show in your checking account balance; just letting you know.
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If it takes 3 days to transfer, then no you can't. You have to have a credit card tied to paypal for it to work instantly like that.

Just wait till the funds transfer, then buy the game. You don't have any other option, unless you have a debit card you can use with funds on it. Steam wants their money now...not in 3 days.
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