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you have your debit hooked to paypal. that's all you need to pay with paypal. you don't need to have money in the paypal account to make purchases.

you pay with paypal and then a few days later the payment amount will be taken from your debit card (bank transfer so it takes a few days to show up on your statement).

It always confuses me when people want something I am selling here but they need a few days to put money in their paypal account lol

Well, every site and every product requires direct payment which requires a credit card hooked up via paypal or actual money.
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Well, every site and every product requires direct payment which requires a credit card hooked up via paypal or actual money.
No this is not true at all.

I just bought Batman AA right now on steam and I had no money in my paypal account.
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I do not have a credit card and use paypal all the time.. I have both my bank account and debit card registered with paypal and the money is normally pulled the same day that I place an order or make payment.. so I don't know why you are having issues... but the OCN community is an awesome community and it has all worked it self out anyways..

BUT you Don't need a credit card to use paypal!!
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No this is not true at all.

I just bought Batman AA right now on steam and I had no money in my paypal account.
Does it matter? I think OP stated that he's 17 and doesn't have a CC to do that with. I think they take gift cards too but after that was posted all was moot.

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Does it matter? I think OP stated that he's 17 and doesn't have a CC to do that with. I think they take gift cards too but after that was posted all was moot.

~Ceadder
generally if you have a debit card you have a checking account hooked up to it.

so then you can hook that checking account to paypal and therefore never have to transfer money into paypal to buy stuff again. just pay through paypal using your checking account.

This matters so the OP can buy what he wants when he wants without having to wait for a bank transfer.

edit: also making a point to post this because you would be surprised by the number of people who don't know this.
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Yeah i seen that too lol. $8 and then after the sale it's going back up to $30. I've already played it on PS3 way to many times, so i ain't tripping over it. But that is crazy random people willing to pay for it for you man...lucky you. Maybe it'll go on sale like that again sometimes who knows.
    
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generally if you have a debit card you have a checking account hooked up to it.

so then you can hook that checking account to paypal and therefore never have to transfer money into paypal to buy stuff again. just pay through paypal using your checking account.

This matters so the OP can buy what he wants when he wants without having to wait for a bank transfer.

edit: also making a point to post this because you would be surprised by the number of people who don't know this.

YUP.. this is what I do!! Works all the time..
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YUP.. this is what I do!! Works all the time..
I do this too. Too bad my account is collecting dust bunnies right now otherwise I'd grab this. I been wanting this game since it 1st came out.

Ah well I'll resign myself to play what I got and be happy for that.

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