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Hey,

I appear to be having a problem with buying things on steam through Paypal.

I have both a Paypal account, and a normal bank-account (not creditcard, or something). I had the bank-account connected to my Paypal for Steam, so that if I buy things from Steam, it is automatically subtracted from my bank-account. This worked for me for quite a while.

I haven't bought anything for a while, but with these new (awesome) sales, I want to buy some things, but I can't. When I log in to paypal through Steam, it says (loosely translated from Dutch) "The recipient wants to be paid directly. To make a direct payment possible, you only have to connect a credit-card as payment source."

I don't have a credit card. That is why I use Paypal.

Am I screwed?
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Move some of the money into your paypal balance first. Steam likes to have the amount that the game costs regularly in your balance, then they will charge the discounted rate, that usually should work.
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That's really the only way? There's a wait time of 3-4 days on it, which would make me miss quite a few sales, I reckon.
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