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DirecTV Employee's

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by RollsRoyce, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. RollsRoyce

    RollsRoyce Cool Member

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    Is it just me or does there appear to be alot of DirecTV Employee's who are use this site? not that its bad or anything, just thought it was cool how many people here work for DirecTV and the different departments each person works for
     
  2. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    While there are several employee's here.

    We are all to be reminded of the explicit guidelines set by DIRECTV on how we can participate, and what we are allowed to communicate about.
     
  3. funnyfarm299

    funnyfarm299 AllStar

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    Honestly, I think it's because the D* forum software and userbase are nowhere near as good as here.
     
  4. Jon J

    Jon J Grouch Extrordinaire

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    Employee's what or which or who?
     
  5. RollsRoyce

    RollsRoyce Cool Member

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    For some reason, that came off to me as a warning.
     
  6. HoTat2

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    Los...
    Obviously a grammatical error; ;)

    The TS meant the plural "employees," not the possessive form "employee's" with the apostrophe.

    I've seen a lot of people commonly make this error when the plural is meant. :)
     
  7. macfan601

    macfan601 New Member

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    Geeesh, that's it, get in line for the MAN. While I may work for a company they will never tell me what to think, what to say, or where I can say it. I think that is why I have never worked for, nor will I ever work for a non union company. I just am not very good at fetching and stepping. I think Directv currently has the best product but they, or any other company, will never own me.
     
  8. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 New Member

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    Oh my...
     
  9. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    Ummm... Okay, I guess.
     
  10. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 DIRECTV A-Team

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    There have been DirecTV employees posting here for years.

    In addition, there has also been a standing positive relationship at this site between the folks in charge and DirecTV. The same holds true for the Dish side of the house.

    All that said...

    We live in a day and age where employees are held more accountable for their actions - including what they post online, in social media, and other public places.

    The rule of thumb "policy" is for people at any company to use common sense as a representative of that organization, and don't post proprietary information. It's about courtesy and ethics for the most part. This is neither new nor unique to DirecTV. My company has the same policy, and we are required to sign an agreement annually that we abide by those common sense standards.

    I'm surprised anyone is surprised.
     
  11. Carl Spock

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    Earl, nice to see you post.

    And macfan601, you don't realize how close to the truth you got it, except that you got it exactly backwards.

    Earl is the man. Get in line for him. You don't get 29,999 posts

    - jezz, it's just like watching the odometer roll over -

    around here lightly. There was a time when DBSTalk was Earl Bonovich.


    EDIT: Make that 30,000 posts! Congrats, Earl! I'm moving this celebration over to an old, favorite thread.
     
  12. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    Thank you... however.... no

    There is no need to get in line for me. I am no longer a moderator here, the moderators will moderate the forum as they see fit.

    My comments above, are a reminder to DIRECTV employees, that we are allowed to participate here in the forums with in the guidelines.

    If any employee has a question about those guidelines, they can contact me and I will let them know where to find it.
     
  13. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 DIRECTV A-Team

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    Having seen DirecTV folks post here for many years, I welcome their contributions.

    There are countless examples where DirecTV customers have been helped through their voluntary posting here.

    Kudos.
     
  14. macfan601

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    Guess I am out of here then. I am not interested in being a part of a forum where the company controls the forums and/or comments. Sounds Communistic to me. LOL , just read about Iran controlling their country's internet. Directv would be very happy there.
     
  15. Carl Spock

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    Yikes, macfan601. On a board with 97,465 members, the posting abilities of 0.1% of its members causes you to do a semi-Godwin?

    I was a moderator of a Honda car board for a while. Honda of America didn't allow their employees to post at all. If you own a Honda, are you going to sell it this afternoon?

    And you're mixing your Communism with your Islamic Fascism. Two completely different beliefs and at the opposite ends of the spectrum. Get your ideologies straight, would you? :D ;)
     
  16. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    Where in the world did I say that?

    DIRECTV has no authority on what is or is not posted on this forum, that is in completely control of the Moderators, Admins, and Owners of this privately owned forum.

    DIRECTV does have guidelines for IT'S employees though on how they communicate inside and outside of DIRECTV.

    If there is any additional confusion, I defer to the moderators to clarify.
     
  17. RollsRoyce

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    Well then............This thread has mutated lol
     
  18. davidatl14

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    Spot On.


    Hard to believe some simpleton(s) can come to the false conclusions that would allow them to compare these boards to what goes on in Iran.

    Back on topic, glad to see some of the DTV employees post here.


    Hardly all are in lockstep with their thought process on matters concerning DBS.
     
  19. Mike Bertelson

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    I applaud the DIRECTV employees who give us their time. Thanks to you all.

    However, keep in mind there are many companies that have guidelines. My company is a union shop (although I’m salaried) and we have strict rules on what we can say and do outside of work. We are a defense contractor (we build subs for the Navy) and can actually be prosecuted for divulging certain info outside of work.

    With that said this is about DIRECTV employees giving their time to help us here at DBSTalk. This is not a freedom of speech issue or a political discussion; which BTW is contrary to the DBSTalk User Agreement.

    To everybody, keep it civil, discuss the topic, and have a little fun with your time here. :)

    Mike
     
  20. justsam

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    I am new to this forum and also was surprised to find several Directv employees here.

    I applaud them for that. It is so easy to "pile on" when someone has a bad experience with any service based company. You need to have a pretty thick skin as it is so easy to ask yourself "why am I subjecting myself to this".

    Clearly I would not want it to evolve to commercials or company flag waving, which I am sure the mods would put a lid on. Nor do I think that just because they are employees that they always have the right answers, or best answer for me.
     

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