Comcast won't let you cancel your service

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  1. EndOfLine

    EndOfLine PLATINUM SPONSOR VIP

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    Listen to this fucking douchebag. He needs to get punched in the face.

    I've got TWC, and they suck - is Comcast even worse?



    Block and his wife had already been on the phone for a good 10 minutes before he even started recording, so you can only imagine how he must have been feeling at that point. And honestly, we're amazed he kept his cool as much as he did with a customer service rep who absolutely refuses to give up.

    http://www.mediaite.com/online/listen-man-nearly-driven-crazy-trying-to-disconnect-comcast-service/
     
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  2. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    Wow. That can't be real.
     
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    Ask to speak to this douchebag's boss.
     
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    Ask to subscribe to howard tv
     
  5. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I can transfer this thread to your new address, and save you $100 per month.

    This thread is the #1 thread available, and I just want to understand why you would switch to another thread.
     
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    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    I've had comcast for a few years now and they've been pretty helpful when I needed it. This rep sounds like a rocket scientist lol.
     
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    Comcast is supposedly buying TWC soon anyway. Eventually you'll have no choice but be stuck with one single company.
     
  8. nearly.normal

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    Comcast and TWC don't share many territories at all. Probably the only reason they are getting away with the purchase.
     
  9. Tinman

    Tinman Well-Known Member

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    I call every 6 months, say I'm going to cancel and get $60 off my bill.
    It's a little game we play.:hhh:
     
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  10. Beth143nacho

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    You didnt see john Oliver's piece on net neutrality, did you?
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    Too bad they bleeped out the reps name. But hey, it's in the Bay Area and at least the Giants have an offensive dress code list now!
     
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    cia212 Well-Known Member VIP

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    I've worked at a call center. This kid is in the middle of a training session and trying too hard to either A. Make his boss happy or B. Make himself look competent to his trainees.
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I would go without TV rather than go back to Comcast, they charge you for everything, even turning off voicemail, which you should be able to do from your handset
     
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    Fuck John Oliver.

    If that's where you are getting your information about net neutrality (or anything) you are looking in the wrong place.
     
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    In Houston they swapped territories a few years back. It used to be TW but now it's Comcast. Honestly, I liked it but it got too damn expensive.
     
  16. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    tell them you have cancer and are going into hospice care
     
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    Really? Every 6months? Our cable bill is ridiculous- I gotta call and work something out. :tantrum:
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    A buddy of mine used to tell them to either give him the new customer rate or he would take his equipment back in and have them come back out in a week for the new rate. One week without cable wasn't going to kill him.
     
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    That would have been awesome. Dude would have cancelled him faster than lighting.
     
  20. Dorb

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    Comcast is a big powerfull company with congress in their back pocket. They do what they like.
    Don't have cable and never will but I live in the Chicago area and have access to about 30 over the air broadcasts. The rest I get from Netflix.