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How can two basically identical deposits vary in exchange value?


TUG Member
Jun 12, 2005
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I am confused about the exchange value of the weeks I have deposited. The weeks that were deposited prior to "Black Sunday" (when the South African RCI computer program was integrated with the U.S. program) had pulled about twice as many weeks as those deposited after that date last year. I attributed the change to the changes in the computer program as of Black Sunday. However, the last two deposits we made recently were both red weeks deposited at the same time for August 2007. Last year both weeks pulled more poorly than the previous year . This year one of the weeks pulls as strongly as the deposits made prior to Black Sunday while the other pulls in line with the weaker pulling deposits. It is curious that the two weeks, when deposited last year, both pulled poorly compared with the year before but this year one does and one does not.

I would greatly appreciate any help that you could give me to correct this apparent error and to avoid it in the future, when the previous years' weeks will no longer be in the bank for me to refer back to in order to illustrate the inconsistency.


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Apr 23, 2005
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Carmel, IN

Are the two deposits for the exact same resort, week, and unit type? If not, their Trading Power can vary.

If they are, please send a message to feedback@rci.com with TUG in the subject line. The Communications Team will be pleased to review your account.