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  Reply # 604699 3-Apr-2012 19:12
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Please, if you are going to discuss using VPNs for services other than Quickflix then create a new thread.





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  Reply # 604801 3-Apr-2012 21:35
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BraaiGuy: Just received an email from playstation advertising quickflix, and how to install it on PS3






What did it say - Quickflix isn't appearing on my PS3 and I have the latest update.

TIA

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 605035 4-Apr-2012 13:02
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I just checked my Credit Card Bill and

Processed: 30/03/2012 Transaction Date: 29/03/2012 QUICKFLIX NZ AUCKLAND $0.01-

GRRRRRRR...


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  Reply # 605049 4-Apr-2012 13:19
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BraaiGuy: Just received an email from playstation advertising quickflix, and how to install it on PS3



What did it say - Quickflix isn't appearing on my PS3 and I have the latest update.

TIA


I tested it last night. Works OK, but quality not nearly as good as Bravia. Here is a copy of the email. Navigate to "TV/Services" icon on PS3 and install it from there.






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  Reply # 605051 4-Apr-2012 13:20
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LennonNZ: I just checked my Credit Card Bill and

Processed: 30/03/2012 Transaction Date: 29/03/2012 QUICKFLIX NZ AUCKLAND $0.01-

GRRRRRRR...



Whats wrong with that?

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  Reply # 605064 4-Apr-2012 13:52
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LennonNZ: I just checked my Credit Card Bill and

Processed: 30/03/2012 Transaction Date: 29/03/2012 QUICKFLIX NZ AUCKLAND $0.01-

GRRRRRRR...



Whats wrong with that?


Why did they they charge me 1c  on the day I signed up? Its supposed to be free. 

 

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  Reply # 605065 4-Apr-2012 13:54
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To verify you have given a real card, I believe that it is easier to do that and requires less explanation to debit card users than a hold on the amount for the sub payment.




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  Reply # 605073 4-Apr-2012 14:10
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richms: To verify you have given a real card, I believe that it is easier to do that and requires less explanation to debit card users than a hold on the amount for the sub payment.


I just searched the "help" part of their system and its explained. Its not very clear regarding this and is in the middle of their T&C as well.

I've never had a company do this before :-(

"Why is a 1 cent credit card verification required?
To ensure your protection when entering your credit card details, a security check is run on your account. This results in a 1 cent validation amount appearing on your credit card statement. Once the validation has been confirmed, the amount is refunded to the same card. This normally takes 5-10 business days."

OK.. yes its a way to find out if its a valid credit card but as I've said I've seen no one do it in NZ before

 
 

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richms: To verify you have given a real card, I believe that it is easier to do that and requires less explanation to debit card users than a hold on the amount for the sub payment.


I just searched the "help" part of their system and its explained. Its not very clear regarding this and is in the middle of their T&C as well.

I've never had a company do this before :-(

"Why is a 1 cent credit card verification required?
To ensure your protection when entering your credit card details, a security check is run on your account. This results in a 1 cent validation amount appearing on your credit card statement. Once the validation has been confirmed, the amount is refunded to the same card. This normally takes 5-10 business days."

OK.. yes its a way to find out if its a valid credit card but as I've said I've seen no one do it in NZ before

 
 


Dam I thought you were joking? You serious!! 1cent.

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  Reply # 605077 4-Apr-2012 14:15
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It's actually a very common practice and I can be pretty certain that you have had it happen before however most CC companies would not show this on your statement as it as mentioned above is generally reversed within a few days and known to be only for verifying the validity of your card.


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  Reply # 605085 4-Apr-2012 14:26
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Trademe do something very similar when the you setup a Paynow account. Admittedly they deposit 1c rather than debit it but it's a similar concept.

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  Reply # 605115 4-Apr-2012 15:14
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Paypal, Google, Trademe etc - very common practice.




this is a slap in the face!

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  Reply # 605125 4-Apr-2012 15:26
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All rental car companies do it too, but with a much bigger amount.

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  Reply # 605127 4-Apr-2012 15:29
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trig42: All rental car companies do it too, but with a much bigger amount.


No, they just authorize the amount, not an actual charge like this appears to be




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  Reply # 605128 4-Apr-2012 15:30
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Except that Visa have been trying to get merchants to cut it out for years now. You're supposed to complete a $0.00 charge if you want to validate a card. Last I saw they'd reached the point they were threatening fines (called the "Misuse of Authorisation Fee") for continuing with $0.01 charges to validate cards.

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