my lady comes back from the states and brings me my new PayPal debit card that
came in the mail a few weeks ago. right on the front of it is a sticker that
says "ACTIVATE TODAY paypal.com/activatecard". easy enough, right? so I go to
the URL, sign in, and there's nothing about activating the card at that link.
after wasting a while searching their useless site for "activate card" and coming up with nothing useful, I go dig up the email they sent me a while ago,
and click that link instead. now we're getting somewhere. I fill out the information requested by the form, and get:
"ah", I think, "I should have gone through a US proxy." so I set up a tunnel
to my box running privoxy and connect through Firefox. same result, only a
different reference number, 18.a6028dbb.1490200996.4e2452b.
such a pain in the ass. glad it's only every few years.
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