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Now HERE's your false advertising, Larry...

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by R W, Sep 7, 2003.

  1. About Dakota

    About Dakota Guest

    Does he mean terminate the lease on his apartment, or the terminate the
    contract with his wireless company? It's possible that he could be
    leasing his phone, not all companies require that you purchase
    (sometimes receive a free) phone.

    P. Reality wrote:
    > In article <leF7b.17538$ip5.1310522@twister.southeast.rr.com>,
    > "Real Estate Agent" <spamblockCaryRealtor@nc.rr.com> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>"P. Reality" asked:
    >>
    >>>Did you check out apartment on weekend perhaps when Network usage would
    >>>be less???

    >>
    >>P:
    >>Tell us more about this theory. Tks.

    >
    >
    > People tend to do apartment hunting on weekends. Any offpeak time
    > if cell towers are less busy then effective coverage is more.
    > Then according to this hypothesis he moved in and checked his signal
    > strength one rainy Tuesday night, it might be less.
    >
    > And the analogy of cell reception to a TV channel via rabbit ears is
    > certainly valid. If he gets static on the WB, its not the apartment's
    > fault.
    >
    > Now if he can produce promotional sales material that advertised
    > "Strong Cell Signal", then he might have a leg to stand on. If he
    > conducted his own assesment, and came to the wrong conclusion,
    > whose fault is that?
    >
    > Its like deciding if the commute to/from your apartment is an issue, or
    > if neighbors make noise on Saturday night, or the church across the
    > street causes parking problems Sunday morning, or if the windows leak
    > when it rains: its totally caveat emptor. If he faied in his due
    > dilligance, thats not the landlords fault, unless the landlord told him
    > a fib, and he can prove it.



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  2. TriModeMan

    TriModeMan Guest

    Just put a repeater right there in your apartment and you will have
    great reception and all your neighbors will thank you too.


    plane@usa.com (p lane) wrote in message news:<vlusevo9qu1vad@corp.supernews.com>...
    > So many threads, may have been said, but this is the one big problem
    > that sprint has always had, and although the signal bars are generally a
    > good indication, there are many areas (especially in fringe, hilly
    > areas) where I can have 4 bars or more (even on 4900, and other brands
    > in past) but can almost never make a call--and then there are areas,
    > especially in a structure where calls can be made with only 1 or 2 bars.
    >
    > I bought sprint years ago, to travel with, and have learned about the
    > signal in hotels, and I never depend on the signal meter, and try to
    > make a few early calls to see if phone will work--also too, I have found
    > that different areas of the room can make a difference, I imagine, the
    > wall which is in the direction of the tower I'm using, and is almost
    > always better on the outside "deck-believe all this is just a
    > characteristic of the 18-1900 signal--and if my verizon phone is
    > operating on 800, it is usually more reliable.
    >
    > AS far as terminating a lease, don't think so, unless there is a
    > specific mention of this in the lease. Hadn't thought of that one.
    >
    > Rdweber@remove.usa.net (R W) wrote in article
    > <vllma71efpfi24@corp.supernews.com>:
    > > Just moved into a new place.
    > > Did a walk-through before signing my lease. Made sure to check my
    > > signal strength throughout the building. Never less than 3 bars.
    > > Moved in. Never more than 2 bars. even on the deck. My roommate's
    > > 120e doesn't even call out from here.
    > > Is poor wireless service grounds for terminating a lease?
    > >
    > > --
    > > RW
    > > "I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos; yeah, that seems fair."
    > >
    > > [posted via phonescoop.com - free web access to the alt.cellular groups]

    >
    > [posted via phonescoop.com]
  3. R W

    R W Guest

    I don't have the $900 for a repeater. Maybe if my neighbors pay me as
    well a thank me...

    --
    RW
    "I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos; yeah, that seems fair."


    trimodeman@hotmail.com (TriModeMan) wrote in article
    <b70b36a3.0309111706.6a344ca3@posting.google.com>:
    > Just put a repeater right there in your apartment and you will have
    > great reception and all your neighbors will thank you too.
    >
    >
    > plane@usa.com (p lane) wrote in message news:<vlusevo9qu1vad@corp.supernews.com>...
    > > So many threads, may have been said, but this is the one big problem
    > > that sprint has always had, and although the signal bars are generally a
    > > good indication, there are many areas (especially in fringe, hilly
    > > areas) where I can have 4 bars or more (even on 4900, and other brands
    > > in past) but can almost never make a call--and then there are areas,
    > > especially in a structure where calls can be made with only 1 or 2 bars.
    > >
    > > I bought sprint years ago, to travel with, and have learned about the
    > > signal in hotels, and I never depend on the signal meter, and try to
    > > make a few early calls to see if phone will work--also too, I have found
    > > that different areas of the room can make a difference, I imagine, the
    > > wall which is in the direction of the tower I'm using, and is almost
    > > always better on the outside "deck-believe all this is just a
    > > characteristic of the 18-1900 signal--and if my verizon phone is
    > > operating on 800, it is usually more reliable.
    > >
    > > AS far as terminating a lease, don't think so, unless there is a
    > > specific mention of this in the lease. Hadn't thought of that one.
    > >
    > > Rdweber@remove.usa.net (R W) wrote in article
    > > <vllma71efpfi24@corp.supernews.com>:
    > > > Just moved into a new place.
    > > > Did a walk-through before signing my lease. Made sure to check my
    > > > signal strength throughout the building. Never less than 3 bars.
    > > > Moved in. Never more than 2 bars. even on the deck. My roommate's
    > > > 120e doesn't even call out from here.
    > > > Is poor wireless service grounds for terminating a lease?
    > > >
    > > > --
    > > > RW
    > > > "I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos; yeah, that seems fair."
    > > >
    > > > [posted via phonescoop.com - free web access to the alt.cellular groups]

    > >
    > > [posted via phonescoop.com]


    [posted via phonescoop.com]
  4. Joe Burke

    Joe Burke Guest

    Just have Larry move in with you. He'll let you use his bag phone.


    "R W" <Rdweber@remove.usa.net> wrote in message
    news:vm2brug26cec7e@corp.supernews.com...
    > I don't have the $900 for a repeater. Maybe if my neighbors pay me as
    > well a thank me...
    >
    > --
    > RW
    > "I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos; yeah, that seems fair."
    >
    >
    > trimodeman@hotmail.com (TriModeMan) wrote in article
    > <b70b36a3.0309111706.6a344ca3@posting.google.com>:
    > > Just put a repeater right there in your apartment and you will have
    > > great reception and all your neighbors will thank you too.
    > >
    > >
    > > plane@usa.com (p lane) wrote in message

    news:<vlusevo9qu1vad@corp.supernews.com>...
    > > > So many threads, may have been said, but this is the one big problem
    > > > that sprint has always had, and although the signal bars are generally

    a
    > > > good indication, there are many areas (especially in fringe, hilly
    > > > areas) where I can have 4 bars or more (even on 4900, and other brands
    > > > in past) but can almost never make a call--and then there are areas,
    > > > especially in a structure where calls can be made with only 1 or 2

    bars.
    > > >
    > > > I bought sprint years ago, to travel with, and have learned about the
    > > > signal in hotels, and I never depend on the signal meter, and try to
    > > > make a few early calls to see if phone will work--also too, I have

    found
    > > > that different areas of the room can make a difference, I imagine, the
    > > > wall which is in the direction of the tower I'm using, and is almost
    > > > always better on the outside "deck-believe all this is just a
    > > > characteristic of the 18-1900 signal--and if my verizon phone is
    > > > operating on 800, it is usually more reliable.
    > > >
    > > > AS far as terminating a lease, don't think so, unless there is a
    > > > specific mention of this in the lease. Hadn't thought of that one.
    > > >
    > > > Rdweber@remove.usa.net (R W) wrote in article
    > > > <vllma71efpfi24@corp.supernews.com>:
    > > > > Just moved into a new place.
    > > > > Did a walk-through before signing my lease. Made sure to check my
    > > > > signal strength throughout the building. Never less than 3 bars.
    > > > > Moved in. Never more than 2 bars. even on the deck. My roommate's
    > > > > 120e doesn't even call out from here.
    > > > > Is poor wireless service grounds for terminating a lease?
    > > > >
    > > > > --
    > > > > RW
    > > > > "I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos; yeah, that seems

    fair."
    > > > >
    > > > > [posted via phonescoop.com - free web access to the alt.cellular

    groups]
    > > >
    > > > [posted via phonescoop.com]

    >
    > [posted via phonescoop.com]

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