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Peyton Manning called me about DirecTV !


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#1 OFFLINE   Bobman

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 02:07 PM

Yesterday I received a prerecorded call from Payton Manning telling me about DirecTV's Sunday Ticket NFL package. Now they are offering a low monthly payment plan that is $40 off regular price.

Anyone else get this yet ?

#2 OFFLINE   Smthkd

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 02:17 PM

LOL! You made it sound like Peyton Manning called you personally! :D Mods, you might want to change his title to "Voice recording of Peyton Manning!

#3 OFFLINE   byron

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 02:31 PM

lol.. i think it's pretty obvious what he was talking about.... anyone who has ever seen a D* knows that the manning family is the poster child for D*'s Sunday Ticket. Wierd that they would be promoting it this early/late though. I mean ST is pointless right now.

#4 OFFLINE   diver90

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 02:34 PM

He's a good athlete but has the personality / charisma of a bucket of rocks.

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 06:18 PM

Selling ST now? And to top it off, using Manning to sell it? Talk about bad marketing AND bad timing!!!

#6 OFFLINE   JLucPicard

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 07:33 PM

Isn't the $40 off regular price pretty standard for ordering early? Or maybe that's the normal renewal thing, if you renew early. Trying to hit while the NFL iron is hot, I suppose.

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 07:52 PM

I guess since his originally scheduled activities for this week and weekend, had to be "canceled"... he had nothing better to do.
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#8 OFFLINE   Smthkd

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Posted 30 January 2006 - 10:45 PM

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 31 January 2006 - 08:16 AM

I disagree about his personality. He's hilarious! Haven't you seen the commercial where he pretends to be a fan of people doing ordinary jobs? He is a very funny actor.

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Posted 31 January 2006 - 09:48 AM

hey bill clinton called me last year :)

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Posted 31 January 2006 - 03:55 PM

Received my monthly DIRECTV News for February email yesterday. In it, it lists 2006 MVP Easy Pay Offer 11 payments of $19 for Sunday Ticket (Total=$209).

So I call in. CSR Kaelin tells me that I'm already listed at the renewal rate of 4 payments of $49.75 (Total=$199), with Superfan 2006 as a one time $49 fee.

She offered to switch me to the 11 payment plan. No thanks - I don't need a $10 interest charge here.

BTW: Kind of a funny moment. When I first dialed in, I heard a few clicks - and then a woman's voice gushes the message "Congratulations! You have been identified as one of our best customers!". So I'm smiling (picture: "Yeah I'm the man.") :D A few moments later I'm asked "Please enter your telephone number." :confused:

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Posted 31 January 2006 - 05:39 PM

I live in a state where it is against the law to call with a prerecoeded message, thank you Washington State, so I don't have to put up with that kind of sales junk.

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 10:45 AM

I guess since his originally scheduled activities for this week and weekend, had to be "canceled"... he had nothing better to do.

That's...... F U N N Y.....Go Steeler's!:D




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