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estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: December 13th, 2005 09:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
14 months ago I lost my phone. I went to Verizon to replace it. They were going to charge me an assinine amount of money to replace it because I couldn't get the promotional price until February. So what am I supposed to do in the meantime? I asked. They shrugged. "Pay full price or wait."

Four phone calls to customer service eventually waived that requirement and they allowed me to get a new phone a little early, providing I extended my contract another two years. Two weeks later I pretty severely damaged my phone, but it was still technically functional. I couldn't get it replaced because I had another 23.5 months left before I could upgrade my phone under my contract(see above).

Now my needs have changed but I still have another 10 months to go. Lather, rinse, repeat.

The bitch of it is that a week later I found my old phone, but it wasn't working anymore (not the service. I mean I couldn't get it to function properly).

tourogal From: tourogal Date: December 14th, 2005 03:18 pm (UTC) (Link)

phones'r'us

i've got 3 verizon accounts and only 2 phones that need to upgrade. one was already done, one comes up january 26th and the other comes up feb. 1st. how may i help you?

also, my husband is selling his treo 600 on ebay, also verizon. he upgraded to the 650 because of the bluetooth. again, may i help you?
estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: December 19th, 2005 08:53 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: phones'r'us

oops. sorry, I only just saw this comment. For the moment I'm still being all wishy washy about what I want. At the rate it's taking me to make a decision, my contract with Verizon will probably have expired. Heh. I'm still leaning toward a Treo, but I don't know anyone local who has one so I could play around with it to figure out if I can live with the interface. We'll see. Thanks for the offer. I'll let you know if I ever come to any conclusions!
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