1. Welcome to Verizon Forums - the unofficial Verizon community! Have a question about Verizon? Click HERE to get started.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Expecting Cell Phone Forums? We recently moved Verizon specific content to VerizonForums.com. If you previously had an account on CPF, it has been transferred!
    Dismiss Notice

night & weekend minutes

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Vince01, Jun 10, 2004.

  1. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <2iu413Fqje86U1@uni-berlin.de>, Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com
    says...
    > "AP" <cat@eveningstar.dyndns.org> wrote in message
    > news:MPG.1b338dccd578304798978d@news.dallas.sbcglobal.net
    > > In article <2isuslFra3s1U1@uni-berlin.de>, Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com
    > > says...
    > >> And here's another Nit to pick, it goes by local time on the phone.
    > >> Just to confuse the heck out of things, If you have an older SRW
    > >> contract/number based on the WEST coast (Pacific time) starting at
    > >> 8:01PM, and travel to the boundary between MST and PST, and pick up
    > >> a MST tower, with the time on the phone being an hour earlier than
    > >> local time, you can actually get evening starting at 7:01PM :)
    > >> (actually it will work at any time zone boundary, I just have
    > >> personal experience with it between PST and MST)
    > >>

    > >
    > > Well..... I was wonderring that and even called Verizon multiple times
    > > and ask about it. Evrytime they claim that original plan area time
    > > counts not local. Unfortunatelly I dont remember when I placed my
    > > calls when I was on the east coast to verify that
    > >
    > >
    > > AP

    >
    > Be aware that there was a comma in the above sentence. I'll try and make it
    > clearer. Since MST is 1 hour later than PST, you can be in a PST area (local
    > time is 7:01) but picking up a MST tower (that will show 8:01 on the phone).
    > It absolutely does go *BY THE TIME ON THE PHONE*, the point was it does NOT
    > go by local time (if you are near a time zone boundary, it goes by the time
    > shown on the phone, not the clock where you are at).
    >
    > For instance, when I was on the East Coast, I could call my friends in CA at
    > 9:01 PM EST (time shown on the phone) for free, but if they answered or
    > called me back, it was prime time for them (6:01PM PST), (and even if they
    > answered, they had to pay for airtime). When my sister came to visit from
    > the East coast (where she lived), she had to wait for 9:01 PM on her phone
    > (local LA time) for free time to kick in, which unfortunately was after
    > midnight for her friends back home on EST.
    >
    > Made talking hard. Nowadays, we suggest to our family and friends, calling
    > on weekends when the time warp doesn't effect people's lives as much.
    >
    >
    >

    One difference: if you have Verizon mobile-to-mobile minutes, you can
    call anytwhere anytime, between to verizon phones, and pay abolsutily
    nothing!

    Louise
     



    › See More: night & weekend minutes
  2. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <2iu413Fqje86U1@uni-berlin.de>, Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com
    says...
    > "AP" <cat@eveningstar.dyndns.org> wrote in message
    > news:MPG.1b338dccd578304798978d@news.dallas.sbcglobal.net
    > > In article <2isuslFra3s1U1@uni-berlin.de>, Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com
    > > says...
    > >> And here's another Nit to pick, it goes by local time on the phone.
    > >> Just to confuse the heck out of things, If you have an older SRW
    > >> contract/number based on the WEST coast (Pacific time) starting at
    > >> 8:01PM, and travel to the boundary between MST and PST, and pick up
    > >> a MST tower, with the time on the phone being an hour earlier than
    > >> local time, you can actually get evening starting at 7:01PM :)
    > >> (actually it will work at any time zone boundary, I just have
    > >> personal experience with it between PST and MST)
    > >>

    > >
    > > Well..... I was wonderring that and even called Verizon multiple times
    > > and ask about it. Evrytime they claim that original plan area time
    > > counts not local. Unfortunatelly I dont remember when I placed my
    > > calls when I was on the east coast to verify that
    > >
    > >
    > > AP

    >
    > Be aware that there was a comma in the above sentence. I'll try and make it
    > clearer. Since MST is 1 hour later than PST, you can be in a PST area (local
    > time is 7:01) but picking up a MST tower (that will show 8:01 on the phone).
    > It absolutely does go *BY THE TIME ON THE PHONE*, the point was it does NOT
    > go by local time (if you are near a time zone boundary, it goes by the time
    > shown on the phone, not the clock where you are at).
    >
    > For instance, when I was on the East Coast, I could call my friends in CA at
    > 9:01 PM EST (time shown on the phone) for free, but if they answered or
    > called me back, it was prime time for them (6:01PM PST), (and even if they
    > answered, they had to pay for airtime). When my sister came to visit from
    > the East coast (where she lived), she had to wait for 9:01 PM on her phone
    > (local LA time) for free time to kick in, which unfortunately was after
    > midnight for her friends back home on EST.
    >
    > Made talking hard. Nowadays, we suggest to our family and friends, calling
    > on weekends when the time warp doesn't effect people's lives as much.
    >
    >
    >

    One difference: if you have Verizon mobile-to-mobile minutes, you can
    call anytwhere anytime, between to verizon phones, and pay abolsutily
    nothing!

    Louise
     
  3. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  4. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  5. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  6. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  7. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  8. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  9. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  10. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  11. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  12. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  13. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  14. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  15. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  16. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  17. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  18. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  19. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     
  20. Louise

    Louise Guest

    In article <cabkhv0140r@news3.newsguy.com>, hoch@exemplary.invalid
    says...
    > In article <UNayc.24922$wH4.1239180@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > Stan <stanncno1spam@noispam.yahoo.com> wrote:
    > >Not to nitpick, but be careful. Night minutes start at 9:01pm and weekend
    > >minutes start at 12:01am Saturday.
    > >
    > >Big difference for those of us who have made the mistake of making a 20
    > >minute call at exactly 9:00pm. Fortunately, I didn't go over quota that
    > >month.

    >
    > In many regions (such as San Fransisco, CA area), such a call would cost
    > you one minute of peak and 19 offpeak, as a "spanned" call. And yes,
    > I have the billing statements showing it.
    >

    I'm in NYC, Sometimes I get jealous of how "reasonable" and "fair"
    things are elsewhere - almost wistful

    Louise
     

Welcome to VerizonForums!

Unfortunately you can't reply until you log in or sign up.


Forgot your password?