Posts Tagged ‘failure’

iContact i-sucks

Posted by Mr. Wister on February 26th, 2009 under random complaints, sagas Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

Maybe its just me, bad karma or something, and I should stay away from anything with an ‘i’ in the name that tries to make itself look trendy, hip, or whatever the i is supposed to stand for. First the ihome, now a company called iContact.
Here’s the short of it. I found the company because [...]

T-mobile: their sucky website, sucky automated phone system, and other practices

Posted by Mr. Wister on February 11th, 2009 under sagas Tags: , , ,  •  3 Comments

Not sure why companies are drawing my ire lately…oh wait, I know why. They’re money grubbing faceless corporations and conglomerates that collectively conspire to rape the consumer. For goodness sake, even Amazon has shown their ugly side to me.
Today’s not so random complaint is directed squarely at T-mobile. I’ve been a customer for about 3 [...]

ihome, i don’t…part 3

Posted by Mr. Wister on January 13th, 2009 under sagas Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

So Amazon’s customer service was useless. I had to find the support / customer service link myself (not a big deal, except Amazon gave me the wrong info). And so I land here:
http://www.ihomeaudio.com/contactus.asp
My first email was to technical support shortly after the email from Amazon, since I figured hey, they’d probably be in a better [...]

ihome, i don’t…part 2

Posted by Mr. Wister on January 13th, 2009 under sagas Tags: , , , ,  •  No Comments

Recall from my last post about the ihome that the ihome ih9 I bought did not work properly (at all actually) after less than 3 months of usage. So I reached out to Amazon customer service to see what they could do for me. I knew that they would probably tell me to contact the [...]

ihome…i don’t, part 1

Posted by Mr. Wister on January 13th, 2009 under sagas Tags: , , , , , ,  •  3 Comments

And so it begins, the saga known as the ihome debacle.
On October 7th, 2008, I bought an ihome IH9 from Amazon. For those who don’t know what an ihome ih9 is…well, here is a picture of it:
I bought it because on a recent trip, I stayed in a hotel that featured these units and was [...]

An excerpt from the Presidential Shoe Diaries

Posted by Mr. Wister on December 15th, 2008 under Politics Tags: , , ,  •  5 Comments

Dear Official Presidential Diary,
Today was my last trip to the Iraq as the unofficial ruler of that country. I am still lamenting my loss in the election of 2008 – that my chosen successor, John McClone, had not prevailed in the general election in the greatest country under God, the United States of America.
No matter, [...]