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Old 10-08-2016, 05:54 AM
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What is this? I've seen it elsewhere, but how does this function....it must save some money on one end or the other?
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Old 10-08-2016, 06:20 AM
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The receiver doesn't get hit with the 3% charge. Pretty much a free secured way to transfer money. If you buy an item and use this method PayPal offered no recourse.
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Old 10-08-2016, 06:45 AM
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Also, there is no protection by PayPal. If the item isn't as described or you get scammed, you're out of luck.
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Old 10-08-2016, 07:50 AM
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It's a way to save the fees so you can come on here and bitch about having a deal go south and PayPal not helping you get your money back.
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Old 10-08-2016, 08:54 AM
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Thank you guys. Now I know!
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Old 10-08-2016, 02:18 PM
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NEVER use Friends & Family for a purchase.
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Old 10-08-2016, 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Snoozin View Post
NEVER use Friends & Family for a purchase.
NEVER...EVER...Had any problem with FF
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Old 10-09-2016, 04:36 AM
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Originally Posted by floridian View Post
NEVER...EVER...Had any problem with FF
If you keep doing that, the day will come when you will have a problem without recourse.

Not to mention it's wrong for cheating PP out of their small fee for providing a valuable service.
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