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14 minutes ago, JF - retired RRT said:

Credit monitoring is essentially worthless. You'll find out AFTER someone uses your ID to open an account (or whatever). The best way to prevent identity theft if to freeze all 3 of your credit reports. It's a small PITA to unfreeze for accessing your credit when you open a new account (buy a house, buy a car, etc)...but much safer than monitoring.

 

I believe you just have to remember to redo it every year.   

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1 hour ago, voljeep said:

we've got medallions on our fridge ... been there since a 5/2019 cruise

They will stay on and so we have them on it also.

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9 minutes ago, Cruise Raider said:

 

I believe you just have to remember to redo it every year.   

No. It stays active until you stop it or unfreeze it for a period of time for a credit check.

We've had our credit frozen for 5 or 6 years.

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I have mine frozen. If I want to buy anything on credit and they need to check my credit. I ask which one are you going to use so I can temporally unfreeze it. Prior to freezing the credit company reports. A card was taken out in my name. A Walmart card. What they did was charge a small amount and actually pay it off. The then the next month charge the card to its limit in purchases. I received a late payment notice on that card. It took a few days to get it taken care of but it was removed from my account and the card cancelled. I check my accounts every day. Never a problem for two years now after freezing the credit reports. Best thing I ever did.

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5 minutes ago, JF - retired RRT said:

No. It stays active until you stop it or unfreeze it for a period of time for a credit check.

We've had our credit frozen for 5 or 6 years.

You can do a temporary unfreeze and then it will automatically go back to the freeze. If you unfreeze it then you must re freeze it.

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Just now, ALWAYS CRUZIN said:

You can do a temporary unfreeze and then it will automatically go back to the freeze. If you unfreeze it then you must re freeze it.

It does stay frozen forever unless you unfreeze it.

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47 minutes ago, JF - retired RRT said:

No. It stays active until you stop it or unfreeze it for a period of time for a credit check.

We've had our credit frozen for 5 or 6 years.

 

Good to know!!  We just had to freeze ours as we were hit for a second time with identity theft. Glad to know we don't have to go through all that ever again.  

Edit:  I actually think our first round only had a fraud alert, not an actual freeze.  

Edited by Cruise Raider

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57 minutes ago, ALWAYS CRUZIN said:

You can do a temporary unfreeze and then it will automatically go back to the freeze. If you unfreeze it then you must re freeze it.

Correct. It's offered as a choice...temp or permanent.

Just make sure you don't lose your passwords. I learned that one the hard way. Painful.

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Nice for the Medallion. Now there are several on the auction selling site. They are all looking nice.

 

Pendant gold on neck.jpg

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I want a red one!! How did you get that color?

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17 minutes ago, Ombud said:

I want a red one!! How did you get that color?

Maybe??? Not sure

Blue= first cruise

Red= Ruby status

Grey= Platinum

Black = Elite

 

You might have to go back to being Ruby (again).

 

Theo

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I think I'll ask PSD if I can have that one. Staff already knows my tier, don’t really care if anyone else does. Its a lot prettier than my assigned color. Or blue. 

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11 hours ago, JF - retired RRT said:

Credit monitoring is essentially worthless. You'll find out AFTER someone uses your ID to open an account (or whatever). The best way to prevent identity theft if to freeze all 3 of your credit reports. It's a small PITA to unfreeze for accessing your credit when you open a new account (buy a house, buy a car, etc)...but much safer than monitoring.

 

I get an alert the same hour that a "hard" check is made on my credit report. Plenty of time before someone would actually have a new card number in their possession to misuse.

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19 hours ago, ALWAYS CRUZIN said:

The medallions have 4 magnets in them and they are strong magnets.

Four ! That seems like on overkill just to have it stick in one of their overpriced necklaces. 

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8 hours ago, MissP22 said:

Four ! That seems like on overkill just to have it stick in one of their overpriced necklaces. 

The magnets are used to activate the desk top readers.

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8 hours ago, MissP22 said:

Four ! That seems like on overkill just to have it stick in one of their overpriced necklaces. 

By overpriced necklaces I would think you are talking about the ones they sell on the ship. They are very beautiful for I think about $45.00 Currently I see 5 different ones on the auction site from $9.95 to $19.95 

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1 hour ago, ALWAYS CRUZIN said:

By overpriced necklaces I would think you are talking about the ones they sell on the ship. They are very beautiful for I think about $45.00 Currently I see 5 different ones on the auction site from $9.95 to $19.95 

$45 just to display one of the medallions?

I don't think so.

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2 hours ago, MissP22 said:

$45 just to display one of the medallions?

I don't think so.

I agree. However the inexpensive ones are nice. A lot nicer than the big plastic card looking lanyard ones.

Gold, Silver, Stainless steel, Some are surrounded by rhinestones and more or just keep it in your pocket etc.

I am going to get the disc gold one. 

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I just use a clip on badge reel so that its readily accessible but indiscreet. Costs less than a cup of coffee if you don't have one from work. 

 

FWIW I got that suggestion from a Cruise Critic member early last year before my 1st medallion cruise. I keep thinking I'll get a necklace but I like having a 3' range

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44 minutes ago, Ombud said:

I just use a clip on badge reel so that its readily accessible but indiscreet. Costs less than a cup of coffee if you don't have one from work. 

 

FWIW I got that suggestion from a Cruise Critic member early last year before my 1st medallion cruise. I keep thinking I'll get a necklace but I like having a 3' range

 

Back when I worked I used a retractable reel when I was visiting the Central Office in Sacramento. We always had 3 days of meetings in the early part of the year - one of the two times I ever saw my boss each year. 😎 I needed the ID to get into the building and to run the elevators. Depending on who you were you could access the elevator to a certain height. The gubmnt is a bit paranoid. ISS was on the 5th floor and I think I actually went up to the 6th floor for something one time. I kept the ID on the clip on my belt and could "zing it out" on the retractable thing to use the elevators. Don't know what became of the thing. I gave up working in 2016. Went "on vacation" mid June and retired officially mid August. At one point I was "somebody" but these days I'm just a nobody who gets paid to not do a damn thing. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! I love it. If only this stupid virus and these damn fires weren't being such a pain to everybody.

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Several of you mention "auction site".  Can someone tell what this is and how to find it.  Thanks  😏

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Put the following into a google search window....

 

Princess Medallion accessories

 

then do a bunch of clicking.

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7 hours ago, Mike#1 said:

Several of you mention "auction site".  Can someone tell what this is and how to find it.  Thanks  😏

Try ebay

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On 9/7/2020 at 7:41 PM, Renmar said:

Maybe??? Not sure

Blue= first cruise

Red= Ruby status

Grey= Platinum

Black = Elite

 

You might have to go back to being Ruby (again).

 

Theo

LOL - you forgot one

Blue= first cruise

Gold = Gold Status (looks kinda green)

Red= Ruby status

Grey= Platinum

Black = Elite

 

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