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Re: BT

Postby mm5aho » Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:31 pm

Not even sent by a person.
Language sounds like English is a second language?
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Re: BT

Postby marisca » Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:28 pm

mm5aho wrote:Not even sent by a person.
Language sounds like English is a second language?

Coming from a colonial, that's rich!

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Re: BT

Postby mm5aho » Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:38 pm

We Colonials have some rich sayings, but I have to admit that Scots has words that sound like the thing they describe. (Onamatapoea?) such as dreich! That's about what it is here today, and makes me wish to be somewhere wet, sailing.
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Re: BT

Postby lady_stormrider » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:00 pm

Keep on whittling the wooden spoons
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Re: BT

Postby claymore » Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:32 pm

After much soul searching I have decided to send BT packing and am now looking at alternative service providers.
Any recommendations?
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Re: BT

Postby SteveN » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:21 pm

We changed to Scottish Hydro/SSE recently and it's been fine. Our primary reason for selecting them was that they were a BT/Openworld reseller i.e. you get the benefits of the BT network without ever having to deal with the ar$eholes themselves. UK call centre, although we've not yet needed it.

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Re: BT

Postby lady_stormrider » Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:39 pm

After all the hassle I had two years ago with Talk Talk refusing to come out and sort out my parent's damaged land line cables I wouldn't touch them with a bargepole.
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Re: BT

Postby wully » Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:50 pm

claymore wrote:After much soul searching I have decided to send BT packing and am now looking at alternative service providers.
Any recommendations?


If it was at all possible I'd bin land line providers in an instant, especially B ferkin T.

Having worked off 4g a lot over the past 3/4 of a year with no land line I think I'd easily manage with home use...

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Re: BT

Postby cpedw » Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:28 pm

We have used Plusnet for a few years with little hassle after a nightmare with Talktalk. Don't know about their fibre service; we get 20+ somethings but we are only 50 yards from the exchange.
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Re: BT

Postby claymore » Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:29 am

Whoopie do
They don't want me to leave.
Next Friday an'engineer' will be with us sometime between 8 & 1pm to connect the phone
It will be working by midnight that very same day.
What about the broadband, I hear you wonder. ' Sometime later - we'll let you know..........'

Christmas?
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Re: BT

Postby ParaHandy » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:21 am

I hate saying this but BT just sent me an email "as a loyal customer (fek you jimmy)" bearing free gifts; 500gb on BT cloud yuk, anti-virus from McAfee which just puts me right for plucking by them, faster repairs to the phone line excluding fibre which I know you'll be disappointed about, and more thrilling BT sport.

Now, I recorded the AC cup races off BT sport so they can do no wrong. It's all yer fault. You're not speaking to them nicely and have hurt their feelers.

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Re: BT

Postby mm5aho » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:45 am

I live in a village where broadband is not available, confirmed twice by Openreach engineer who is fed up with getting sent to test reception in an area with none.
To get any internet access, I use a mobile phone dongle, which is better than 56k, but not a lot better!

But I still get frequent BT adverts saying how I can get superspeed broadband just by signing up!

I got a recent one saying they would upgrade my existing broadband!
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Re: BT

Postby claymore » Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:12 am

ParaHandy wrote:I hate saying this but BT just sent me an email "as a loyal customer (fek you jimmy)" bearing free gifts; 500gb on BT cloud yuk, anti-virus from McAfee which just puts me right for plucking by them, faster repairs to the phone line excluding fibre which I know you'll be disappointed about, and more thrilling BT sport.

Now, I recorded the AC cup races off BT sport so they can do no wrong. It's all yer fault. You're not speaking to them nicely and have hurt their feelers.

BT sport is mainly aboot soccer with which I have absolutely nae fekking interest. Despite you bombarding me with strange images and emails, the AC s leaving me a bit cold.

I decided to start taking the Sunday Times a few weeks ago - I dropped it about 10 years ago because I did't feel part of the target audience - not having a villa in sunny climes or a £5m pension pot, nor does Karl Lagerfeld do much for my sense of being well presented. Anyway its still a pretentious load of shyte so I've returned to the Observer.
One of the things that irks aboot the Sunday Times - and there are many, is that its become a thinly disguised bit of marketing for all things SKY. I wonder why?
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Re: BT

Postby ParaHandy » Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:16 pm

Surely the Laird would want to be better informed by the Big Issue?

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Re: BT

Postby lady_stormrider » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:21 pm

I suggest carrier pigeon or plastic cup and string
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