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Now, I'm not wanting people ranting about iTunes. I'm asking what I think is a simple question.

There are a few things I want on my iPod Touch, however, I'm currently unable to use my debit card for anything at the moment. So, I'm thinking about getting an iTunes gift card through various means and use it to buy the particular games I want to grab.

Anyway, I would imagine an iTunes gift card would work in the app store, but what I need to know is this.

Will my purchase show up on my monthly statements if I buy through a gift card? I can't exactly go with my plan if they show up on monthly statements (it's a long story, just know I'm still living with my parents and they've taken control of my checking account and if they see ANYTHING that they didn't know about before hand, I'm living on the streets).

PS: If you must know what I'm looking at getting, it's Civilization Revolution and a couple other $1 games from a company I support that recently released some stuff. I got Civ V recently and my rig died the same day. My netbook can't play anything other then freeciv and that's a pain...frown.gif
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IIRC it adds credit onto your itunes account so it won't charge your account.
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IIRC it adds credit onto your itunes account so it won't charge your account.

bingo, bottom of the home page off the app store should have a redeem card or you can do it within itunes iirc.
    
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So no, they wouldn't bill my checking account or report it to it? So once I get the gift card and apply it to my account I'm safe? I just need to know it wont show up where my parents can see it and what not.

Damn, I sound far younger then I really am...
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Originally Posted by BenRK;12577702 
So no, they wouldn't bill my checking account or report it to it? So once I get the gift card and apply it to my account I'm safe? I just need to know it wont show up where my parents can see it and what not.

Damn, I sound far younger then I really am...

Ha, no it shouldn't. But I have no tried it lately.
    
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Originally Posted by BenRK;12577702 
So no, they wouldn't bill my checking account or report it to it? So once I get the gift card and apply it to my account I'm safe? I just need to know it wont show up where my parents can see it and what not.

Damn, I sound far younger then I really am...

correct if you have itunes/app store credit it will deduct from that and just send you an email receipt. nothing will show up on your credit/debt card until all of the credit has been used
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Alright, then full speed ahead with my plan of Civilization craving cure. Among other things.
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I can't exactly go with my plan if they show up on monthly statements (it's a long story, just know I'm still living with my parents and they've taken control of my checking account and if they see ANYTHING that they didn't know about before hand, I'm living on the streets).

Sounds like a pretty big risk to take over a game.
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