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Can the phone company do math???

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by ondeadline, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    After reading the transcript, Verizon deserves what it gets...
  3. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Is the education system really failing us as that would indicate?
  4. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    That's some of the funniest stuff I've ever read. Though I could see how over the phone that could get highly confusing.
  5. The people he was talking to are idiots, but it seems like he could have explained it a little better too.
    Maybe say, ".002 cents means if I used it for 1000 minutes, I'd owe two cents. .002 dollars means if I used it for 1000 minutes, I'd owe two dollars. That's a big difference."
  6. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Agreed. But trying to teach math over the phone can't be easy.
  7. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Now that, I understood.
  8. I thought his metaphor about paying 20000 dollars for a car versus 20000 pennies was right on and should have cleared things up by then. Or, I dunno, maybe we shouldn't assume floor managers at Verizon have a high school education?
  9. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    I like his memo line. I think I should start signing all my checks like that. WHAT NOW, BITCHES.
  10. audreyld

    audreyld Guest

    I thought his best bet was when he was using one cent times 100 kb = one dollar. Compare that to how much less .002 is than .01.

    How dumb are these people?
  11. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Opie and Anthony played his call maybe a month back.
    He was purposely confusing and was also condescending.
    And if I am Verizon and get a check like that, I send it back, postage due.
  12. Montezuma's Revenge

    Montezuma's Revenge Active Member

    I don't think he was confusing or condescending. I thought he was incredibly patient.
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