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Can the phone company do math???

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

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active 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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