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Re: Unhappy Random thoughts...
« Reply #5550 on: November 03, 2018, 01:27:08 PM »
I've been trying to break into the literary business for years. I often wind up rewriting so much stuff I become sick of it. The only work I got published [in a very small quantity] was met with such negativity I retained the other existing copies

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« Reply #5551 on: November 12, 2018, 11:52:40 AM »
And suddenly, Vodafone forgets that they gave me the credit and charge my account again.
I would probably need to start recording any phone calls with customer service in Germany, need to figure if its legal or not.

I admit and I suppose its no surprise for any of you, but I am pretty stupid.

I was being charge since November 2017 and extra 25-30 euros per month by Vodafone, and I just found out.
First 2 calls, the guys would say its something you bought/used with your cellphone and its a third party. They could not give me the name of the third party, but they would give me back the last month and block those charges.

It was a total of $230 euros so I kept insisting and finally one girl called me back to tell me it was a mistake on the system and she apologized.

Sadly, I am not able to get my $230 euros back but I can only get it as credit into my account. I suppose this is the best I can get.
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Re: Unhappy Random thoughts...
« Reply #5552 on: November 12, 2018, 12:49:51 PM »
And suddenly, Vodafone forgets that they gave me the credit and charge my account again.
I would probably need to start recording any phone calls with customer service in Germany, need to figure if its legal or not.

I admit and I suppose its no surprise for any of you, but I am pretty stupid.

I was being charge since November 2017 and extra 25-30 euros per month by Vodafone, and I just found out.
First 2 calls, the guys would say its something you bought/used with your cellphone and its a third party. They could not give me the name of the third party, but they would give me back the last month and block those charges.

It was a total of $230 euros so I kept insisting and finally one girl called me back to tell me it was a mistake on the system and she apologized.

Sadly, I am not able to get my $230 euros back but I can only get it as credit into my account. I suppose this is the best I can get.


No written confirmation, nothing happened...

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Re: Unhappy Random thoughts...
« Reply #5553 on: November 12, 2018, 12:53:38 PM »
Once ya get the credit used up and they stop double charging ya, maybe it is time for giving a go to a competitor of theirs.  Not that it'll be better.
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« Reply #5554 on: November 12, 2018, 03:50:31 PM »
Well they did send me a sms confirmation, but it seems that they cant see it in their system. I suppose next time I should ask them for a email or post confirmation.

Lessons learned, they gave me back half the money. Which lowers the amount enough that I value my time and sanity more.

@GP I already cancel my phone, and my internet with them. Sadly, they still probably the best one in quality/customer service in my city. Other communication providers have waiting time of 1+ hour on the phone or they charge you while you call them.

Edit: I want to emphasize that this was my fault. I earned it for not checking or double checking how much I was getting billed. So if the first time I had called, they told me they can only return 3 months. I would say "okay" but when they tell you, we give you all the money back, and then they dont...kinda sucks more.
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« Reply #5555 on: November 28, 2018, 08:54:15 PM »
Saw a news story about a daycare worker who snapped because a baby wouldn't stop crying and so she smothered the baby to death. It was caught on cctv and the baby was kicking, struggling for air.  Seeing the pictures of the baby reminds me of my own daughter. My own daughter is in daycare (a different one). They've called us a few times panicking because she wouldn't stop crying (this was after she came back to daycare after her surgery) so I can't help but feel a twinge at my heart strings.  Luckily the center director yelled at the daycare people at my daughter's daycare saying she's a baby and so she will cry and to get a grip. Wish I was there to stop that woman from smothering that kid. I am sad now.
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« Reply #5556 on: December 07, 2018, 02:22:17 PM »
Saw a news story about a daycare worker who snapped because a baby wouldn't stop crying and so she smothered the baby to death. It was caught on cctv and the baby was kicking, struggling for air.  Seeing the pictures of the baby reminds me of my own daughter. My own daughter is in daycare (a different one). They've called us a few times panicking because she wouldn't stop crying (this was after she came back to daycare after her surgery) so I can't help but feel a twinge at my heart strings.  Luckily the center director yelled at the daycare people at my daughter's daycare saying she's a baby and so she will cry and to get a grip. Wish I was there to stop that woman from smothering that kid. I am sad now.
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I'm so sorry to hear that. That sounds awful.

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Re: Unhappy Random thoughts...
« Reply #5557 on: December 27, 2018, 07:46:50 PM »
I managed to sleep for 16 hours. Good thing that I'm not required to be anywhere.

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« Reply #5558 on: December 27, 2018, 09:36:46 PM »
Now flip that number around to 61 hours and see if you can do that too.
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« Reply #5559 on: January 10, 2019, 08:16:38 PM »
wow, I finally understand the song "we didnt start the fire" by Billy Joel. I always thought it was about some deep meaning commentary on the human experience. Turns out its just a list of events from 1949 - 1964.
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To be fair to my younger self, some of the lyrics are movies or songs released in those years that reference history before the era.
"Find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters. Drag him to a hole until he wakes up, naked, clawing at the ceiling of his grave."- Mother in "The Mariner's Revenge Song" to her son.

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« Reply #5560 on: January 11, 2019, 03:29:16 AM »
wow, I finally understand the song "we didnt start the fire" by Billy Joel. I always thought it was about some deep meaning commentary on the human experience. Turns out its just a list of events from 1949 - 1964.
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To be fair to my younger self, some of the lyrics are movies or songs released in those years that reference history before the era.



great now I have that song caught in my head ( SO UNHAPPY)  :x
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« Reply #5561 on: January 22, 2019, 01:04:30 PM »
Not sure if this is the right place to put this or even mention it because it may seem petty.
BUT there's a man on the internet who continues to frustrate me. I've lost the point in following him as I never know whose side he's truly on. He likes to see himself as a heroic good yet he acts like a chaotic neutral. I cant remember what drew me to him in the first place, looking back on his video history, he's done nothing but cram his obnoxious opinions down the throats of others and threatened legal action against those who dare disagree with him. For a man who claims to be respectful and professional, he's very opinionated, obnoxious AND unprofessional. For a guy who hates Bill O'Reilly; he sure does act a lot like him.

When I got home from work tonight, I noticed Mr Video creator [I'm not giving his name or channel out as I don't want his army of loyal trolls harassing me] I noticed his latest video waiting on my devices and I was ready to watch it. Ten minutes later, I was disgusted at his obnoxiousness and unprofessionalness

He has made me hate just about everything I love
And here I was, ready to send him a care package from the other side of the world. That's not happening now. That stuff is going to a charity shop first thing tomorrow. 

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« Reply #5562 on: January 22, 2019, 02:30:08 PM »
Sorry to hear that Rowsdower. That sounds beyond frustrating and annoying. I am imagining you knocking him out la your avatar.
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« Reply #5563 on: January 22, 2019, 10:30:36 PM »
@Feanor
I was a little tired when I watched his video and it just pushed me over the edge. I have no idea why I've followed him for so long as the guy is a grade A hypocrite.

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« Reply #5564 on: January 23, 2019, 12:08:08 AM »
Sounds like a toxic individual, best let it go, and find better things, although that is probably stating the obvious.
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« Reply #5565 on: January 23, 2019, 12:06:14 PM »
I'm hard at work on another WW2 diorama. This one is titled 'Ist kaput' and is featuring a damaged sdkfz 234. I've nearly finished it. The problem is, the 234 I'm using for it is one of those overly complicated dragon kits. Today I noticed I had forgotten half the steering arms. Oh well; the subject matter is about something that's damaged so I guess the missing steering arms are no big deal and might even add to the story.