Posts in category "Consumer protection"

Calling customer service: The fury of the 'blind transfer'

Please ‘Like’ if you can relate. It happened like this ~ I put my last $2 in cash in the basket at church. I go to the ATM to get cash for coffee.  It says my ATM card is expired.  Sure enough, I look at it. Expired 2/13 (I don’t often take cash out of... Read more »

Update: PS3 + Sunday Ticket ... did it work?

In the spirit of Stop and Blog the Roses, today, I am grateful to report that, yes, it worked!! If you read this post, then you know 1/ it pays to practice The Secret 2/ and start a Twitter campaign 3/ and, as if my cup doesn’t runneth over enough at the thought of never... Read more »

PS3 + DirecTV Sunday Ticket: Will it work this Sunday?

Last Sunday, I paid $300 to get Sunday Ticket on my new PS3. Yesss!!! I can watch the Cowboys without having to go to a bar and be surrounded by drunk idiots!! I hate drunk people!! (unless I’m the drunk one. Then, drunk people are just fine). Enter credit card number. Confirm. Bring it! …... Read more »
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The case of the haphazard hard drive plug and the evil adapter - Part 3 - THANK YOU, BEST BUY

Thank G0d for ~1/ Elizabeth from Best Buy who contacted me this morning to make things right2/ and Monica from the store for her excellent bedside manner and3/ making me whole with a new hard drive and a (complimentary) attempted resuscitation of my old hard drive, which as the saying goes, I’ll expect the worst... Read more »

The case of the haphazard hard drive plug and the evil adapter - Part 2

Update on the case of the haphazard hard drive plug and the evil adapter – - Best Buy tested my hard drive and confirmed it was ‘dead’- They took back the evil adapter- So, at least I didn’t pay $17 for the adapter they sold me that BLEW my hard drive and 9 hours of... Read more »

The case of the haphazard hard drive plug and the evil adapter

The timeline of events ~1. Fall of 2010 – Fern meets Liz, another lawyer, and the idea for a legal talk show for CANTV called Ms. Esquire is born. Liz comes up with the title, Fern comes up with the segment called The Island of Misfit Lawyers2. April 16, 2011 – Episode 1 of Ms.... Read more »
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