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SMF Premier Membership

Discussion in 'SMF News' started by TulsaJeff, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I'm really saddened to hear about your wife. I lost my little brother to cancer a year ago and know how hard that is. But my sorrow is nothing compared to the loss of a wife. God willing, I'll never have to go through that.
    Miss Linda and I send our heartfelt prayers. May you find peace in the coming year.

    5GRILLZNTN Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    My sincere condolences remsr! Like Gary, I send my prayers.
  3. I'm so sorry to hear about your wife. Sending you love, warm hugs and sending up prayers for you and yours.
    Glad to see you're back on the forums!
  4. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I recently had a PayPal hack into two separate banks and bank accounts through PayPal.
    PayPal puts me on "Hold" for an account specialist, which NEVER gets picked up. Called a few times, same routine.
    So PayPal, in their infinite denial, is of zero help to resolve this.
    My banks have secured our funds, and are investigating.
    But I have Zero trust in PayPal, or their security.

    So I would like to update my Membership, but refuse to do so if the page displays PayPal on it.
    I am not apt to give PayPal access to any of my banks or credit cards.
    Need a different method.
    Wrote a couple of inquiries. Waiting in the wings.
  5. pushok2018

    pushok2018 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Count me in - just upgraded my membership. I learned a lot on this forum and will be learning more... Thank you everyone!
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  6. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    If you do not feel comfortable with Paypal PM TulsaJeff or myself and we can get you another option.

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  7. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    As they say Brian, the checks in the Mail. :rolleyes:o_O
    Jeff got back to me as well.
    And Thank You for your help!
    Merry Christmas!
  8. wbf610

    wbf610 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I dropped PayPal after a $700 hack. I was actually able to get in touch with PayPal reps, and they were very helpful. However, I deleted my info and will not use them either.
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  9. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I made two attempts with PayPal where I was on hold for over an hour each.
    One time might be a fluke. Twice is deliberate.
    PayPal is blacklisted to me. If there isn't another way, then I don't need that vendor, seller, or item.
    Tulsa Jeff and Bmudd both gave me another way. Thank You very much, both.

    And the hacker is going to lose, Big Time. Strong Banks do not take lightly to thieves attacking them.
    Everything on the web is traceable. Everything.
    And ISP's chop them off as well.

    But, Smoking Meat Forums.com is straight up, and extended me an alternative to PayPal. :emoji_wink::emoji_thumbsup:
    wbf610 likes this.
  10. Catfish61x

    Catfish61x Newbie SMF Premier Member

    I'm in Thanks to paypal.
    Thanks for a great forum.
    Lots of great people
    Lots of great info
  11. sandyut

    sandyut Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    this is the most helpful and supportive forums I have used. thank you for all the support, recipes, guidance etc. The world needs more people like those found here! Just upgraded to continue my support to the great people running the site.

    Seriously, thank you!
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  12. jokensmoken

    jokensmoken Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Just bit the bullet a couple days ago...
    I lurked for a long time before joining and have gained invaluable insight, recipies, had numerous questions answered and made a handful of new friends...
    SO...I figured it was time to give a little something back.
    Thanks everyone for the invaluable information, friendship and advice
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