About a year ago we switched our all of our phone, T.V., computer services to Time Warner Cable. I pay the bills and thought it would be so easy to have one little bundled package that we pay for each month. The only problem…everytime you use the phone, the wireless service on the computer disconnects itself. Our phone service has been so bad that we never use our home phone. We’ll answer it and tell people to call us back on our cell. This has been going on for months and after several phone calls to Time Warner, I decided that I was done. After all, paying for unlimited long distance doesn’t really do you much good if you can’t use your phone to begin with.
I picked up the phone (my cell phone) and called AT&T to see what they could offer. Oh, they promise you the world. This girl on the phone was so helpful but honestly, I couldn’t keep track of anything that she was telling me. If I sign up today AND fill out some form AND turn in my last Time Warner bill AND add my cell phone service package AND sell them my first born child, I am eligible for a $49.00 rebate. On top of that, I can get Dish network for $19.99 for 12 months with an additional $2.00 off for the first six months and $4.00 off for three more months. I’m always so suspicious of all of this because it’s like they’re trying to confuse you so when you get your bill you really have no idea what it should be. To quote Cal Naughton Jr. in Talladega Nights, “My head was all twisted up like a pretzel.”
So being the savvy business person that I am, I asked the burning question on my mind…”Do we get a DVR player?” Why yes, yes we do. We get TWO. Sign me up.
I still don’t understand all the ways that AT&T is going to save us money, but the service can’t be any worse and we get TWO DVRs. What else do you need to know?