Oh, how I hate Paypal...........

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Damummis, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
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    Let me count the ways.

    1. I am a premier member
    2. I am a verified seller
    3. I have 100% feedback
    4. Customer for 10+ years
    5. They want my ss#
    6. They want a copy of my licence
    7. They want a copy of a bill proving residence
    8. They limited my account
    9. I can't close my account
    10. I can't delete my bank account
    11. I CAN receive $$$
    12. I CAN'T send money
    13. I CAN'T withdraw $$$
    14. So basiclly I am screwed because I will not send my personal info that they already have.
    15. repeat 1-4
     
  2. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    It's a tie for who I hate more, Paypal or Ebay [​IMG]
     
  3. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The problem with PayPal is that they operate like a bank, but they aren't, and aren't limited and overseen by laws like banks are. I will never use it. I've heard too many stories like yours. They're basically an unregulated free agent and you have no recourse once they start screwing with you.
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:That's an easy one, since ebay and PayPal are one and the same.
     
  5. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
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    Quote:E-bay owns paypal.

    I closed the bank account tied to paypal because they wouldn't let me delete it.
     
  6. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Mid-Coast
    Ranchhand you obvilously read my mind
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    What are you selling? Since I sell vintage and/or antique items I moved to etsy.com, I like it a LOT better than ebay. I still get ticked at PayPal - they charge outrageous fees and every time I conduct a transaction through them I start getting spam all over again. I don't trust their security at all.
     
  8. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Mid-Coast
    Lots of different things.
    I told DH this morning I will be doing more with my Etsy account. E-bay is loosing out big. DH had a whole bunch of things to sell this winter. Vintage skateboards and accessories. Hey, wait a minute. If it is vintage it can be sold on Etsy too. Yay!!!

    E-bay just lost our account too.
     
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  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    If it's over 20 years old it counts as vintage on etsy.
     
  10. FoodKillah

    FoodKillah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, you CAN make them un-limit your account without sending anything. Trust me.

    I wrote the emails for both my sisters and my wifes accounts that they were limited, i pretended i was them.

    I did not send them ANYTHING. And i made them remove the limitation. It took me 2 tries on my sisters account and several times (maybe 10) to un-limit my wifes account.

    1)For my sisters account i told them i am in rush to buy gifts from ebay and that they should not limit my account without asking me. After 2 tries it worked.

    2)For my wifes account i was following the line: i have no official service bills (electricity or phone) registered on my name, its all on my husbands name, and i told them i have no bank account reports either and that the bank is miles away and i cannot travel so long distance because i have to watch after my newborn. It worked after about 10 tries (emails) i ended up writing emails like "are you beeing eronic? i dont want you to respond me again, i need somebody else to help me from Paypal service" and also when they said "the law requires that kind of papers for us to identify you" i told them "does the law says when paypal should limit my account too" that was the last email and they unblocked the account.

    They also blocked my account years ago, then Paypal was sold to another company and all i had to do to unlock it was a phone call to them, but that was years ago and does not count if they limited your account recently.

    Keep sending them emails and follow a line of excuses, they WILL remove the limitation, be patient in the beggining, but it will still work if you LOOSE YOUR COOL UP IN HERE UP IN HERE

    Good luck, dont forget services are our tools, and we just need to use them they way we have too. Dont listen to them. Keep asking. I hope this helps.

    A satisfied Paypal and eBay member for 10 years.

    Edit: Thanks for mentioning Etsy, i never heard of it before [​IMG] bookmarked now [​IMG]
     
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