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    How many have used it here? I see that to becoming a paying/supprting member here that is one of the options. Any drawbacks or reasons not to use it? Positives?

    I am confused as to why one would involve a 3rd party into a simple credit card transaction?

    What protection is offered or promised?
     
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    i use it..never had any problems with it...takes a while to deliver the cash if you dont have it sitting in your pay pal account.
     
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    Pay pal works well as far as what they do they refrain from servicing causes they do not support, guns and ammo and ?
    My wife and I have used it 4 thousands and have no complaints
     
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    I use it, never had any problems. I like it because I can buy things on the net (like ebay, etc) very easily and I don't have to worry about my CC # being stolen. And if the account is compromised I never have more than about $100 in it.
     
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    I use it, worked for a business years back that functioned primarily off of paypal, and am about to add it to a couple ecommerce sites. It's not just credit cards - it essentially allows you to pay directly out of an account without having a credit or debit card.

    The biggest danger for paypal is if your email account gets hacked, or if you fall for a phishing scam. Keep your email secure, or you might want to consider making an email account that you use only for paypal, and then using a strong password. And then only sign into paypal by typing the web address into the address bar yourself. More secure than paying with checks, in my opinion.
     
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    Hi dreamy, Pal pal is fine just keep your kids from knowing your login and password.
     
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    Lol Terry!

    Thanks all for your inputs. I have online trust issues. haha
     
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    Well never click on a website like PayPal that's given to you in an email link and also check to make sure you clicked on the real site and not some bogus look alike site that says pay pal.
     
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    Thanks Terry! Love your sigline. One of my friends is a huge Office fan.
     
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    Dewight from the office reminds me of a few people on a certain other message board. :lol:
     

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