August 22nd, 2006

curiosity

Not sure if this is bad service or just WTF DIEDIEDIE

So I work graveyards, I get home at around 7am.
I'd fallen asleep on the couch when at 9am the doorbell gets rang
six times
Here, I'm thinking the house next door is on fire or something and someone's desperate to get in, right?

No, some hispanic guy is standing outside the door when I finally manage to understand teh scary noise means i have to do something ot make it go away
The second I open teh door the guy asks me if I speak spanish. I tell him now.
He proceeds to speak in very rapid spanish at me, then gives me an expectant look
I stare at him blankly
He looks annoyed and lets go another stream of gibberish
(what part of I don't speak it means please babble at my poor sleep befuddled self?)
he then switches into broken english..
and RANTS at me for not speaking spanish

I'm sorry, what part of you leaning on the bell like you had a right to wake me up somehow magically taught me spanish so that I would understand whateverthefuck you were saying at me?

He called over another guy to translate. The other guy didn't speak much english either... Enough to convey the vague idea that they wanted to be hired to do something to the yard
I told them the landlord deals with that, not us. The second guy smiled and nodded and went away

the first guy? went away muttering loud enough for me to hear him swearing about me...
Yes, I do know THOSE words, you dumb fuck.

In conclusion. If you are going to go door to door in the neighborhood ringing doorbells like your ass is on fire
have the decency to speak fucking english, or not be rude to me about not speaking your language
Hell, just have a flyer of some sort that is written in english, hand it to me, I'll look at it and say no not interested...
You'd have saved us both some frustration.

Seriously, this is a somewhat upscale neighborhood, all the neighbors I've seen are middle/upper-middle class white folk and a few well-to-do looking african americans...
what part of that makes it look like someplace you'd send the non-english speaking guy ringing doorbells for?

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NEVER EVER get a JC Penneys' card if you have a military ID.

And if they goofed up on your order, you'll have to deal with retarded monkeys at billings that refuse to correct it no matter how often you asked about it.

Okay, I wanted to get my first credit card, so I stopped by JC Penneys to get it. Well, the girl took my Military Dependents ID (Which is a VALID form of ID despite what billings later stated), typed down my MOTHER'S SSN, and when I corrected her, she did more typing, and claimed it's corrected.

She either messed up, or she lied to me, because when I went to sign up for online payments, I couldn't get it to accept my info, and having a sneaking suspicion, I called up Customer Service, who confirmed they still have my mother's SSN on it.

So, I followed instructions given to me to mail a letter + proof of my SSN & Mother's SSN to one Billing place, who then send me a letter telling me to send a copy of my SSN and 'State ID' (I only had Military, but it is an ID Card, and LEGAL VALID form of it), so I send that.

I just got a letter today, only difference is telling me to send the stuff to YET ANOTHER PLACE. Oh, also, one little line that implied my ID (which isn't expired, which is issued by the US Air Force, which I used in previous documentation WITH NO PROBLEMS), is 'not a valid id'.

WHAT THE FUCK? The letter said the exact same thing as the last one, except for the address to send the third letter to.

I'm not here to play Information Hot Potato, I'm just going to pay off the rest of the card, and cancel this stupid little sucker.
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I had to join just for this story.

You see, I decided it was time for me to get a new computer - my current one is a couple years old and starting to have issues, so I saved up to buy some nice shiny new parts so I could build myself a new machine. I decided to go with monarchcomputer.com for the motherboard/CPU combo, as that's who I got my current motherboard from, and zipzoomfly.com for the rest of it, as I've bought stuff from them before with no issues.

But this time, it appears that Collapse )

All I want is to build a nice new computer. Is this too much to ask? :P

Thanks... for nothing

I went to Sonic tonight to pick up some dinner. Placed my order. Paid for my order. No, I did not check my order because up until now, I have never had a problem with this establishment. Went home... no popcorn chicken.

I eat my chili cheese tots 'cause they are icky if you let them get cold, get in my car and drive back. I glance at my reciept before heading over and see a notation at the bottom with the popcorn chicken meal discount. So I figure hey, it's on my reciept so they must have heard me order it.

I pull into the same space I ordered from and tell them that my chicken had been missing from my order. They say they're sorry and it will be right out. I wait.

It comes out... and the waitperson asks me for $3 and change! That they'd checked the reciept and I wasn't charged for it. I showed her my reciept and she points out that yes, it said the bit about the popcorn chicken combo but that the chicken itself wasn't added on.

I gave her the money because my kid needed to eat, but I was pissed.

FIRST OFF, they screw up my order by not putting my item on it, which causes me to have to drive back. THEN they charge me for something they should have had on my order in the first place. Personally, I think they should have eaten the cost and given it to me for their mistake and my hassle. If not for anything but the customer goodwill. But I didn't say anything about it and left. Needless to say, it will be a while before I go back there.

And all you haters who feel the need to ream me because I think it would have been nice for them to give me the chicken even though I hadn't paid for it. Just keep it to yourself. I'm venting here.