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As I type this: Whoopi is going off on Directv


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#51 OFFLINE   curt8403

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 06:29 PM

If you knew it were WG, would you show up?


hmm I have dealt with Celebs and cust service. I do show up, I treat them as nice as I can, and for some reason, they end up spilling their guts (talking about things that average people never hear)
I am no longer connected with Directv or any other satellite provider

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#52 OFFLINE   dcowboy7

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 08:16 PM

the only person I know that needs a bag is the unknown comic


yea what happened to him ? i hope hes not "baggin" groceries.....bags seem to be a theme here.

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 07:46 AM

So if the problem with Whoopi's install wasn't the actual fault of Directv, could they sue her for her rant?

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:54 AM

So if the problem with Whoopi's install wasn't the actual fault of Directv, could they sue her for her rant?

Since they are using their own people or a subcontractor, the buck stops with DIRECTV.

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 09:14 AM

You'd think with the coin Ms. Goldberg is pulling down that she would have the "Titanium" package. She must not or she would not be complaining. Do "Titanium" subs have their own CS number to call?

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 09:21 AM

I'm not saying I understand the logic, but "apparently" some people don't see the value in the Titanium package. Go figure.
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Posted 16 September 2008 - 09:25 AM

UPDATE:

As I suspected.... Whoopi's Directv problem was fixed yesterday. She commented that it shouldn't have taken her celeb-ism to get this done. They should treat all customers equal. She also said that they told her that they have no excuse for the way this situation was handled.
I'm certain her 'people' are in talks w/ Dtv as we speak to have her as their next spokesperson. :lol:


And Sherri's Time Warner problem was taken care of yesterday as well...

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 10:54 AM

UPDATE:

As I suspected.... Whoopi's Directv problem was fixed yesterday. She commented that it shouldn't have taken her celeb-ism to get this done. They should treat all customers equal. She also said that they told her that they have no excuse for the way this situation was handled.
I'm certain her 'people' are in talks w/ Dtv as we speak to have her as their next spokesperson. :lol:


And Sherri's Time Warner problem was taken care of yesterday as well...

This is why local television news programs often have consumer advocate reporters: It often sadly takes a bright spotlight for a company to rectify some grievous mistake. It shouldn't have to be like that ...

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 10:57 AM

You'd think with the coin Ms. Goldberg is pulling down that she would have the "Titanium" package. She must not or she would not be complaining. Do "Titanium" subs have their own CS number to call?


Or...she could get a standard package, expect good customer service and give the rest to her many charities.

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 11:00 AM

+1 All customers deserve the same service from a company, celebrity or not :)


After reading most of the CS posts her, she is getting the same service as everyone else.:D

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 12:37 PM

People actually watch The View?



I do.:)

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 12:39 PM

So if the problem with Whoopi's install wasn't the actual fault of Directv, could they sue her for her rant?



She didn't say the name of the company today.So it would seem someone talked to her about it.;)

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 01:13 PM

If anyone is still interested.. here is a link to yesterday's rant:

Whoopi

On the bottom there is segment called "Mad" dated 9/15

I guess todays "Whoopi Makes Up w/ Dtv" will be posted tomorrow.

#64 OFFLINE   Jon J

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 01:22 PM

Her real name is Caryn Johnson. Could she be lurking here looking for opinions? We've always got plenty to share. ;)
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Posted 16 September 2008 - 01:31 PM

Maybe E* payed Whoopi to go on her rant or she thinks that Rupert Murdoch is still involved with D* :)
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Posted 17 September 2008 - 06:16 PM

Or...she could get a standard package, expect good customer service and give the rest to her many charities.


LOL:)

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Posted 17 September 2008 - 07:24 PM

Classic.

I bet she has the Titanium package now :)
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Posted 17 September 2008 - 08:18 PM

Why not? They probably stuck Jenna with $480 in ETF’s when she called to cancel. As long as they get their money, they could not care less.


I am really close to cancelling my D* service. Isnt the max ETF fee on a 2 year contract a prorated $240? I sure hope so, because Im willing to pay the fee if thats the case, which I thought it was. (I was figuring Id be paying $192, been a sub for four months).

If Im confused and a 2 year contract cancellation is actually $480 prorated I may have to reconsider...

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Posted 17 September 2008 - 08:42 PM

If you knew it were WG, would you show up?

I was going to laugh and say hell no, but, I probably actually would, as a custom installer I do a damn good job and dont mind makin' bank ;)

shes a definite 2 bagger.

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Folks .. Whoopi may not be a member here, but there is certainly no reason to call her names ..


I dont think we were trying to call her a name. We were taking about all talk show hosts in generals being windbags, or, more literally, full of something to say. Whoopi is being stated to say 2ce as much as most hosts, which I agree with.

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Posted 17 September 2008 - 10:55 PM

I am really close to cancelling my D* service. Isnt the max ETF fee on a 2 year contract a prorated $240? I sure hope so, because Im willing to pay the fee if thats the case, which I thought it was. (I was figuring Id be paying $192, been a sub for four months).

If Im confused and a 2 year contract cancellation is actually $480 prorated I may have to reconsider...

If you just signed up four months ago, the ETFs are $20 a month for the months remaining on your commitment. If you have anything other than a standard SD receiver, then you're looking at 20 months remaining and a $400 ETF.




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