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Old 11-21-2012, 10:38 AM   #511
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They are just rude

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So, let me get this straight, they force their employees to spend money on a gift certificate, as a what, punishment for yule? Do the employees at least get to decide which store they will be be forced to get the gift from or is that decided for them?
It is rude in the extreme isn't it? Actually the gift certificate was difficult to use as a lot of stores would not accept it. It was finally used at wal-mart but with difficulty, holding up the line, and a manager to assist with the transaction.
The amount of the gift certificate was deducted from the following paychecks of each employee. Some Gift! Why not be real 'HOT SHOTS' and give $100.00 then take that back later? Jimminy Geeze!!!
I feel that a company this size should give their employees something more. No respect or appreciation shown here at all. CHEAP EH?
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:26 PM   #512
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It's raining. I think that is why the door to the underground garage won't open. The little light on my remote comes on. I took the battery out and tested it. It's fine. I want to go to the store. I can't get my car out. One condo rep is on vacation, the other one isn't home. Sigh
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:28 PM   #513
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The heat! It is quite hot here today...I guess being only 6 days till Summer gives it the right
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:35 PM   #514
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It's raining. I think that is why the door to the underground garage won't open. The little light on my remote comes on. I took the battery out and tested it. It's fine. I want to go to the store. I can't get my car out. One condo rep is on vacation, the other one isn't home. Sigh
The condo member who used to be our handy man opened the garage door manually. So, I got a chance to buy potatoes and a skirt for the Danish Club Mortens Goose dinner tomorrow night.
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:36 PM   #515
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The condo member who used to be our handy man opened the garage door manually. So, I got a chance to buy potatoes and a skirt for the Danish Club Mortens Goose dinner tomorrow night.
Wonderful! I'm glad you got to do your shopping. :)
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:17 PM   #516
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I got my notice of assessment for my sales tax reports for the 3rd quarter of 2012 today. They have assessed a penalty and interest.

So, tomorrow I have to phone the MRQ (Ministère du Revenu du Québec). I had to rummage, but I found my receipt. The sales tax reports were due on 2012-10-31 and that's the date on my receipts. Yes, two receipts - one for the report and one for the cash I paid. And the one for the cash I paid, says what it is for. I hate having to waste my time calling the government. It often takes forever to get someone who can handle the problem. Grrr
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:08 AM   #517
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My vent is about MagicJack.

I tried last year to use the "no computer necessary" service. It turned out that it was supposed to be hooked up to my modem, so it didn't need a computer necessarily, but why would I have a modem without the computer.

My modem did not have a port that would fit, nor could I find any adaptor. I could still hook it up through the computer, but every time I closed my laptop, I had no phone service.

I gave it up as a bad purchase, but have been waiting for the renewal request to prevent them from charging me for another year's service.

Instead of requesting, my renewal, I just received an email saying they were going to charge my account if I didn't reply within one hour.

The email was posted at 2AM! I just happened to be up and checking in at 3:50, so sent them a reply that I wasn't going to renew and added a note about the 2AM email being an unethical way of doing business.

The charge isn't supposed to go through until 12/2/12, so I'll be checking to see if they attempt it.

GRRRrrr!
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:19 AM   #518
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My vent is about MagicJack.

I tried last year to use the "no computer necessary" service. It turned out that it was supposed to be hooked up to my modem, so it didn't need a computer necessarily, but why would I have a modem without the computer.

My modem did not have a port that would fit, nor could I find any adaptor. I could still hook it up through the computer, but every time I closed my laptop, I had no phone service.
I think you need an external modem or router for it to work without a computer, though they say you can plug the MagicJack into the wall phone plug.
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I gave it up as a bad purchase, but have been waiting for the renewal request to prevent them from charging me for another year's service.
Didn't they have a 30 day free trial?

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Instead of requesting, my renewal, I just received an email saying they were going to charge my account if I didn't reply within one hour.

The email was posted at 2AM! I just happened to be up and checking in at 3:50, so sent them a reply that I wasn't going to renew and added a note about the 2AM email being an unethical way of doing business.

The charge isn't supposed to go through until 12/2/12, so I'll be checking to see if they attempt it.

GRRRrrr!
Now that just stinks. It's no way to make themselves look like a reputable company and I agree that it is unethical.
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oooh, everything about this company's way of operating is a great big outrage!
even makes MY blood boil! underhanded, sleazy, reprehensible jack__s! way to go, zhizara--give 'em heck! although, it might be a difficult task--shaming the shameless....
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By the time I finished checking the new posts here, I had a reply from them and a way to cancel the renewal.

Upon thinking (I know, dangerous activity), I think they use the one hour deadline to get a response right away. It worked.
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