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Mar 28 2013
By: Matrix_Quest First Son 3 posts
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Visa Gift Cards

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You know you guys really need to accept Visa Gift Cards.  I got one as a gift and wanted to give you the money..But no.  With the loss of trust from a little over a year ago, giving you my real CC number...not going to happen.

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Re: Visa Gift Cards

Mar 28, 2013
You have to call VISA to activate the card for online use. This is also needed to use Vanilla cards on Paypal and "other" online gaming services.

It's because you need to attach a name and address on the card, otherwise the purchase won't go through.
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Mar 28, 2013
well they do have prepaid PSN cards if you don't trust their online security
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Mar 28, 2013

i always use my visa. same one i used  before psn got hacked. i have never had a problem. if i wanted to give gift card i just buy a psn card for a friend

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Thank you Doppel, that was the solution. FYI - Their own (PS) FAQs state they don't take them...lol.  The bank's website also allowed me to add an address, the phone was too much of a headache trying to find the right menu choice to get a person to do that.  I didn't buy the gift card for this use....it was given to me and this is what I wanted to use it for.

 

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Mar 28, 2013

so they dont accept the visa gift cards on psn, but u can take that visa gift card and buy psn card or 2 . then u can shop till u drop

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