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    Bob Wiggins is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
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    Hot Deals on Line - maybe - maybe not

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    If you walked into a retail store and were asked to answer these questions before any service would be provided, would you stay or leave?

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    You know, you make a good point.
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    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
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    I have avoided many a "Good Deal" for that very reason.

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    No one needs any information FROM me before I make my decisions. They do need to provide information TO me (at my request) in order for me to make that decision.

    There are only two reasons for a site to have requirements such as you describe:

    1 - It is poorly designed through ignorance or inexperience. Therefor it is not going to receive any of my sensitive info that would be required for me to make a purchase.

    2 - It is poorly designed on purpose. Therefor they want my info for something other than just shopping at their site.

    Either way, I walk away.
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