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Old 07-22-2010, 07:05 AM   #31
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OP, thanks for the tip, it sure made my life easier
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Old 07-22-2010, 09:27 AM   #32
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That's great info. I'm heading to the RA in Vermont next weekend & this info should come in handy



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Old 07-23-2010, 07:37 AM   #33
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I tried "90210" at the pump in Borrego Springs, CA when I was there last week....didn't work for me. AMEX.
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Old 07-24-2010, 06:45 AM   #34
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Chip cards ok

I just got back from a trip through NY, Vermont and NH -- my chipped visa worked fine for the gas pumps and none prompted me for zip code.
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Old 07-24-2010, 06:53 AM   #35
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The other clue is, they typically do this at the gas stations in shittier areas, 'hoods or areas of higher crime. Once you get into the outer burbs, the requirement sometimes is not seen, just my experience and I live down here.
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Old 07-24-2010, 12:56 PM   #36
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We just returned from the MOA Rally in Oregon, with a stopover in California for a few days beforehand. The zipcode generator worked everywhere it was needed, all the way across the country and back! Thanks for a great tip!
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Old 08-02-2010, 06:01 AM   #37
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Well.....I just used that little trick to pay a rather large ticket online to State of Kansas. their system did not recognize our Zip Code,punched in 00100 and.....Thank You Paiement accepted.....
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Old 08-02-2010, 07:40 PM   #38
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A while back I travelled to all 4 corners of Washington state and used my Visa for all the fuel on my trip. I filled up primarily at Chevron automated pumps and never had a request for a zip code. Prepaying sucks...
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Old 08-02-2010, 08:27 PM   #39
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While traveling through Nevada in the wee hours of the morning, low on fuel in some small nameless town and nothing else open I tried the only Zip code that I could think of...90210. It worked.
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Old 08-06-2010, 01:04 PM   #40
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Worked good for me in NY and Mass.
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Old 08-07-2010, 11:56 AM   #41
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Hmmm worked once in Washington State at a Safeway but didn't work at two other Safeway's... not sure what to think?
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Old 04-16-2011, 01:10 AM   #42
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Filled up with fuel a few times and forgot to go online and check for this thread. Got frustrated for the first few fillups. Then found this info and tried it. Success!! Was at a Shell near Monterey, CA.

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Old 04-16-2011, 08:50 PM   #43
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Filled up with fuel a few times and forgot to go online and check for this thread. Got frustrated for the first few fillups. Then found this info and tried it. Success!! Was at a Shell near Monterey, CA.

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I'm happy to hear that it has worked for you so well. I've since discovered that you can use this trick when having to input a US zip code online to verify your visa or sign-up for something American - like Netflix, for example.
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Old 04-17-2011, 05:53 AM   #44
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I'm happy to hear that it has worked for you so well. I've since discovered that you can use this trick when having to input a US zip code online to verify your visa or sign-up for something American - like Netflix, for example.
Good to know.
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Old 04-17-2011, 09:07 AM   #45
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Worked a few times for me in Washington. This is so useful!
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