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Written by: debtor00 on 2008-03-26

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debtor00's review: Thanks for the number to call for clis at capital one. They denied me a credit limit last month for a card I have had with them a year and told me that they could not do increase request by phone on that card.

Now I called the number you posted expecting a 500 increase at best and got a whopping 4000 increase!!! Dude. She said it could take up to three days for it to kick in so I'm not going to celebrate until I actually see it, but it's hard not to get a little giddy. It may have helped that I haven't used that card in 6 months and kept the balance at zero. They asked me if raising the limit would make me take it out of my sock drawer, I said of course it would and zap 4500!!!

9 Comments

Comment 1 by arod
What Is That Number on 2008-03-26

What is that number for all of US..

Congrats On your CLI

Thanks,

Alex
Comment 2 by lyyssa01
WOW on 2008-03-26

Congratulations, that's awesome!! I didn't get a cli when I last requested because I had just had one, but the backdoor rep did tell me the date that I should be eligible for an increase. XD
Comment 3 by meya
Congrats on 2008-03-26

We have not heard of this large cli in here thus far.
Comment 4 by ash
Re: on 2008-03-26

Major Congrats to you !!! And you are welcome...!

Wild range had asked for a back door number on a earlier post and this is what I posted.

The word on the street was Cap One had a big promo earlier this week. On the boards they were saying Call 1-877-513-9959 and tell them "I want to make Capital One the number one card in my wallet." They will give you a CLI if there is one available. That's hot off the wire LOL...
Comment 5 by debtor00
Yep! on 2008-03-26

Yep, that's the number. Thank you so much Ash. Now Capital One is indeed the number one card in my wallet!!! I was almost too shy to say the "phrase that pays" but I'm glad I stuttered through it cause it paid off big tyme!!
Comment 6 by debtor00
Any More? on 2008-03-26

Does any other card have a back door number or magic words that anyone knows about? If so, please share with us. Thanks.
Comment 7 by interjack
I Was Skeptical But... on 2008-04-25

I was skeptical that this number would work but I did call and explained that my credit had improved since I opened the accounts and that I would like to know if they were eligible for CLIs. The representative took 2 seconds and doubled my credit limits on both of the cards.
Comment 8 by alabrada
The Number Does Work!!!! on 2008-05-02



Hi every body, this is my first comment but I have been reading the reviews for a while, I have a Capital One, it was my first card, I got it more than 1 year ago and never got a CLI, I just call the magic number and WAO, they increased my CL in $300 to $1050, tha was easy!!!


I have also an AMEX, another from Wamu with $1750 CI and my scores are 670; 704; 700


Thanks for your comments folks!!
Comment 9 by meya
Way To Go on 2008-05-02

Congrats on the cli. There are many more postings about this card in the Network, take a look.
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