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AT&T can go die in a fire for selling their BS door to door in the middle of a COVID hotspot

SteveGrabowski

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In the middle of a pandemic in one of the hottest burning parts of the world (San Antonio, Texas) I have these asshole showing up to my door trying to sell me their internet and TV and not wanting to take a simple no for an answer. Fuck off assholes, so far I had one person I know die from COVID and another on a ventilator in bad shape who probably will die, this thing is raging in my community, and you pieces of shit think I should go have a long in-person conversation with you about my internet. Die in a fire AT&T. Wondering if next time I should just open the door naked and see if that finally gets me marked as someone to not solicit to.
 
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m8d

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In the middle of a pandemic in one of the hottest burning parts of the world (San Antonio, Texas) I have these asshole showing up to my door trying to sell me their internet and TV and not wanting to take a simple no for an answer. Fuck off assholes, so far I had one person I know die from COVID and another on a ventilator in bad shape who probably will die, this thing is raging in my community, and you pieces of shit think I should go have a long in-person conversation with you about my internet. Die in a fire AT&T. Wondering if next time I should just open the door naked and see if that finally gets me marked as someone to not solicit to.
Isn't capitalism great? The American way put money before people.
 

MtnMan

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I have a decent sized "NO SOLICITING" sign on a red background on my front door at eye level. It has stopped most, but the Jehovah witnesses and AT&T have ignored it. See them on the camera, answer the door with gun in hand, visible, but pointed down. They get the message.

The last JW's tried to stick a flyer in the door gap (storm door also locked) and it fell on porch when the walked off. I opened the door and told them to come back and pick up their fucking litter.

Yes, I am that grumpy old man, and get the fuck off my lawn. The more I see of people, the worse it gets.
 
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ivwshane

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This is a weird thread but since I’m no fan of AT&T I’ll add my two cents. The company started turning to shit after Cingular bought it. I’m happy to say that none of my services are with AT&T anymore and I’m fortunate enough to have better alternatives in my area.
 
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Isn't capitalism great? The American way put money before people.
.... S....Sure bud.... that's what capitalism has to do with.... people showing up to your front door..... R...Riiiiiiiiiight.... You just have life completely figured out don'tcha little cuttie?

Christ certain people need mental help.
 

nickqt

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.... S....Sure bud.... that's what capitalism has to do with.... people showing up to your front door..... R...Riiiiiiiiiight.... You just have life completely figured out don'tcha little cuttie?

Christ certain people need mental help.
Yes, you do. Screaming at the mirror isn't good for your mental health.
 
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snoopy7548

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.... S....Sure bud.... that's what capitalism has to do with.... people showing up to your front door..... R...Riiiiiiiiiight.... You just have life completely figured out don'tcha little cuttie?

Christ certain people need mental help.
 

interchange

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One came to my house a couple days ago. Kept his distance but no mask. Talked to another one before COVID for a little bit. Asked about the user experience which baffled the poor lass. Hit upon a question they hadn't been supplied a canned answer for. What I discovered was that AT&T sends out salespeople to sell a product they don't even bother to demo for them. The sales person had never used their services. Never seen their interface. And it was their job to sell it to me. The fact that she was selling a product she has never actually seen before apparently hadn't struck her as unusual until that moment either. Sometimes I hate America.
 

alcoholbob

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One came to my house a couple days ago. Kept his distance but no mask. Talked to another one before COVID for a little bit. Asked about the user experience which baffled the poor lass. Hit upon a question they hadn't been supplied a canned answer for. What I discovered was that AT&T sends out salespeople to sell a product they don't even bother to demo for them. The sales person had never used their services. Never seen their interface. And it was their job to sell it to me. The fact that she was selling a product she has never actually seen before apparently hadn't struck her as unusual until that moment either. Sometimes I hate America.
Modern America, aka the post 1980s Milton Friedman model of maximizing short term gains since the Reagan Revolution means training competent sales people is too expensive.

Pretty much the same reason why a classic engineering firm like Boeing went to the shitter and the same path Intel is going after all the engineers got replaced by MBAs who are trained for short term corporate hit and run looting.
 

aigomorla

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Are you sure those door to door are not third party sellers?
If not i have not yet seen one an official ATT door to door.
 

BUTCH1

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I have a decent sized "NO SOLICITING" sign on a red background on my front door at eye level. It has stopped most, but the Jehovah witnesses and AT&T have ignored it. See them on the camera, answer the door with gun in hand, visible, but pointed down. They get the message.

The last JW's tried to stick a flyer in the door gap (storm door also locked) and it fell on porch when the walked off. I opened the door and told them to come back and pick up their fucking litter.

Yes, I am that grumpy old man, and get the fuck off my lawn. The more I see of people, the worse it gets.
I don't think your "grumpy" at all, it's YOUR PROPERTY and YOU had to pay for it, I'm 200% sure as you slugged along making payments you were thinking of all the lovely unwanted solicitation's you had coming!. Around here A+TT called then "courtesy calls" and once I dumped my landline they stopped.
 

sportage

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I would advise against the opening the door naked thing. I tired that and not only did I have someone trying to sell me AT&T, now I have a stalker. ;)
 
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hal2kilo

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Too many white young males dressed like no one dresses any more, come around, to randomly answer the door.
 

IronWing

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In the middle of a pandemic in one of the hottest burning parts of the world (San Antonio, Texas) I have these asshole showing up to my door trying to sell me their internet and TV and not wanting to take a simple no for an answer. Fuck off assholes, so far I had one person I know die from COVID and another on a ventilator in bad shape who probably will die, this thing is raging in my community, and you pieces of shit think I should go have a long in-person conversation with you about my internet. Die in a fire AT&T. Wondering if next time I should just open the door naked and see if that finally gets me marked as someone to not solicit to.
I thought you folks were allowed to shoot anyone who steps foot on your property?
 

MtnMan

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I would advise against the opening the door naked thing. I tired that and not only did I have someone trying to sell me AT&T, now I have a stalker. ;)
The secret is to answer the door naked, and with a gun in your hand.
 

MtnMan

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Wait you answer the door? I only open door for delivery.
Yea, the dog barks every time they ring the doorbell.

Or your could always scream through the door "run for your life Cujo just busted through the back door screen"
 

JEDIYoda

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In the middle of a pandemic in one of the hottest burning parts of the world (San Antonio, Texas) I have these asshole showing up to my door trying to sell me their internet and TV and not wanting to take a simple no for an answer. Fuck off assholes, so far I had one person I know die from COVID and another on a ventilator in bad shape who probably will die, this thing is raging in my community, and you pieces of shit think I should go have a long in-person conversation with you about my internet. Die in a fire AT&T. Wondering if next time I should just open the door naked and see if that finally gets me marked as someone to not solicit to.
well if you would answer your damn phone.....
 

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