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Thread: How AT&T screwed me out of my iPhone experience

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    Default How AT&T screwed me out of my iPhone experience
    I'll make it quick.

    1) My old service provider contract expires 1 month before iPhone comes out

    2) So I go to AT&T and tell them I want to get the new iPhone on July 11, but I need to have service now so I don't loose my number.

    3) Guy at AT&T store says, no problem, let me set you up with an account now and you just won't use the 2-year contract incentive up so that way when the iPhone comes out you can use it then..

    Well I go there and apparently AT&T threw my 2-year contract incentive out the window and I don't have it anymore, plus something happened and my account has been flagged to where I can't get an iPhone at all now.


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    Another typical Death Star Experience

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    Yeah really frustrating. Just bad timing to have a situation like that. I was hoping on being able to get that damn phone because I knew it would cheer me up. Oh well. Nice try.

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    I thought that you can still keep your service/number even if your contract has ended. Think of yourself as a free agent, able to play on the team, but free to go somewhere else whenever you want.

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    Once again the trusting fool is screwed.

    Get it in writing or it isn't real. Those sales jockies will tell you ANYTHING to get you to sign. (I know, I worked as one for awhile. Which is why I quit, that **** is bull)

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    It is true, it's just the same when speaking to the customer reps on the phone- for any big corp.

    I had comcast tell me 'free install', then I receive a bill for $50 install? Or that certain boxes were 'free' and didn't 'cost anything per month'.

    I got screwed too...
    And it will be like a taco inside a taco within a Taco Bell that's inside a KFC that's within a mall that's inside your dream!

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    Sue 'em all i say!
    On the other hand, you have fingers

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    The dude is right...u are a free agent when you contract expires...pretty much month to month.... sorry bro...

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