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Old 04-16-2012, 06:50 PM   #2171
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Sounds like you got a lemon.
It does sound like it.
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:52 PM   #2172
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It does sound like it.
Now you know why such a pretty car was in the used lot. Too bad no one thought to tell you!
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:02 PM   #2173
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It does sound like it.
I don't think you can make lemonade out of it either. Turn it in and get a different car. Cut your losses and run.
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Old 04-16-2012, 08:02 PM   #2174
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Now you know why such a pretty car was in the used lot. Too bad no one thought to tell you!
They really should have told me. This is the place I always go to get my Volvos serviced. It's not like going to a used car dealership. These are people I trust. If they start giving me grief, I'm going to say, "Quit acting like a used car salesman."
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Old 04-16-2012, 08:21 PM   #2175
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They really should have told me. This is the place I always go to get my Volvos serviced. It's not like going to a used car dealership. These are people I trust. If they start giving me grief, I'm going to say, "Quit acting like a used car salesman."
Yes, you go! Don't let them off the hook. It happens too often and folks think they need to just suck it up.
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:54 AM   #2176
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this morning none of my tv sets work. there is a message from comcast informing that they have "enhanced" their network, but i must obtain new digital equipment in order to avail myself of these upgrades. meanwhile, i cannot access even my basic network stations. this sucks so bad. i would get on the phone with comcast right this second except that my mouth is so full of bad words that are so ready to spill out and which i would only later regret. anyone else facing this unannounced cable enhancement? i am so furious right now i may switch companies today or just go black for a few days til i calm down. any helpful suggestions for me out there?
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:12 PM   #2177
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this morning none of my tv sets work. there is a message from comcast informing that they have "enhanced" their network, but i must obtain new digital equipment in order to avail myself of these upgrades. meanwhile, i cannot access even my basic network stations. this sucks so bad. i would get on the phone with comcast right this second except that my mouth is so full of bad words that are so ready to spill out and which i would only later regret. anyone else facing this unannounced cable enhancement? i am so furious right now i may switch companies today or just go black for a few days til i calm down. any helpful suggestions for me out there?
I don't have cable, so I don't know about this (and I'm in Canada). Is it the switch to HDTV?
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:23 PM   #2178
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this morning none of my tv sets work. there is a message from comcast informing that they have "enhanced" their network, but i must obtain new digital equipment in order to avail myself of these upgrades. meanwhile, i cannot access even my basic network stations. this sucks so bad. i would get on the phone with comcast right this second except that my mouth is so full of bad words that are so ready to spill out and which i would only later regret. anyone else facing this unannounced cable enhancement? i am so furious right now i may switch companies today or just go black for a few days til i calm down. any helpful suggestions for me out there?

Sorry to hear your cable is screwed up. There are few things that anger us as much.

When Comcast went all digital in my area, it was preceded by lots of ads and notices telling us our options. Customers here were given two digital converter boxes free so we could continue watching our old style TVs. Of course those sets were limited to standard channels.

Sounds like someone dropped the ball.
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:57 PM   #2179
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thanks for the calm voices, tl and andy. i suppose it could be that i have been routinely throwing out comcast cable announcements as unread junk mail for some time. i've not been aware of any tv ads, however. i suppose i will eventually get the new cable boxes necessary to operate my tv sets--unless i find that i'm not really missing much of anything anyway....
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Here, HDTV is an option, which I declined. I can't imagine your upset. If they forced it on me, I'd not only have to pay for the service, the rent on the box, but I'd have to buy a new TV that could use it. Good luck.
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