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I've Jumped Into Bed With A Virgin  
User currently offlineBlueShamu330s From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2724 times:

Well, it got you to open the thread, didn't it !?!  Big grin


Dear, dear AOL

It is time to finally say goodbye, after 12 years. You've promised me highspeed for years, but delivered nothing more than empty promises. You have a completely useless level 1 call centre where people don't understand me. You kick me off, but always tell me "We are unable to determine the problem." Alas, the camel's back was broken by the final straw when I was unable to get online for 2 whole days; no apology, no refund, nothing.  no 

 redflag  redflag 

You have let me down too many times, old friend, and so I must let you go.  wave 

You, on the other hand, you're so young and refreshing, you have people at the end of the phone who actually sound like they're enjoying their job and, oh my goodness, your fast. More than that, you're my Virgin.  thumbsup 



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User currently offlineDavid L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2664 times:



Quoting BlueShamu330s (Thread starter):
Well, it got you to open the thread, didn't it !?!

Nope, not me. I'm not falling for that.

I've had Telewest/Virgin broadband for about six years now and I have to say it's been pretty good.


User currently offlineBlueShamu330s From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2647 times:



Quoting David L (Reply 1):
Nope, not me. I'm not falling for that.

Course not....  Wink


User currently offlineGofly From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2624 times:
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Quoting BlueShamu330s (Thread starter):
and, oh my goodness, your fast.

I see, I see...  Wink

I'm glad to hear that you're happy in your new relationship; may you have many prosperous years ahead!

Unfortunately, I gave the boot to Virgin - well, NTL at the time - after they decided to give away, sorry, 'reassign', my telephone number without asking me.


User currently offlineContinental From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

I didn't have time to read the opening post! Was she HOT?!

User currently offlineJeffSFO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2461 times:

Visiting ICT with my GF to see her parents and was surprised to get this result:



User currently offlineBongodog1964 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2445 times:

I hope it all goes well for you; my experiences with NTL/Virgin were rather stressful to say the least.
I had service interruptions on a daily basis, every evening it would overload and trip out as the US arrived home and started surfing the net.
Virgins answer - reboot your modem.
When one of their leads broke - answer they suggested that I went to a store and bought a replacement
Any repairs took 3 days minimum.

I replaced them with BT, and have hardly had a loss of service in two years, compared to daily with Virgin.

Best of luck


User currently offlinePhoenix9 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2433 times:



Quoting BlueShamu330s (Thread starter):
You, on the other hand, you're so young and refreshing,

.....but your speed test shows that your "virgin" is "wide-open" while the good'ol AOL was much much tighter  Big grin


User currently offlineBlueShamu330s From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2373 times:

A wide open virgin.....

the mind boggles LOL  eyepopping 


User currently offlineIdealstandard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2261 times:

As a business customer, we have tried everyone, and noone gets near to the reliability of BT. So I would rather pay more for a well worn service instead of a fresh "Virgin" as you say  Wink

User currently offlineOA260 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2248 times:

Im happy with my basic tried and tested one :



User currently offlineBongodog1964 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2166 times:



Quoting Idealstandard (Reply 9):
As a business customer, we have tried everyone, and noone gets near to the reliability of BT. So I would rather pay more for a well worn service instead of a fresh "Virgin" as you say

My "Virgin" proved to be more like a worn out old slapper, just as yours seemed to have been. BT might seem a bit boring but at least they are generally reliable.


User currently offlineBlueShamu330s From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 2079 times:

Well, 4 days in, and all is going well; even got a courtesy call this afternoon to see if I was happy with everything.

The biggest headache is unravelling and dumping all the AOL crap.  Confused


User currently offlineJeffSFO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (4 years 11 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1702 times:

Back in SFO now and recently signed up with Comcast's 16 mbps service and have been getting very good results:



User currently offlineJetsGo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (4 years 11 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1676 times:

Moved since my last test. Funny that the fastest ATT DSL is still slower than the slowest Charter Cable.



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