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  Reply # 541907 7-Nov-2011 08:55 Send private message

Well it arrived, lacking any sort of packaging at all, just the TiVo in a box with all the bits loose.  I only hope it isn't broken inside.
Even screwed up newspaper would have helped a bit.


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  Reply # 541919 7-Nov-2011 09:40 Send private message

Could always use it for a door stop :p



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  Reply # 541921 7-Nov-2011 09:50 Send private message

aaron11: Could always use it for a door stop :p


I think there is a rule about how many times you can make the same joke in one thread.

DLS

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  Reply # 541932 7-Nov-2011 10:31 Send private message

graemeh:
swalker5872: If I read the thread correctly someone has just purchased a Tivo and sold it to you when its on credit? Bit of a random act and I would be afraid that Tivo would ask for it back when he stops paying for it!


Not quite, Telecom have been giving them away for free if you sign up for 24 months for your phone/broadband services.



Is there any info for this on the Telecom website as i can't find it?

Is it for new customers or anyone who isn't on a contract?

Cheers 



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  Reply # 541938 7-Nov-2011 10:37 Send private message

jbard:
graemeh:
swalker5872: If I read the thread correctly someone has just purchased a Tivo and sold it to you when its on credit? Bit of a random act and I would be afraid that Tivo would ask for it back when he stops paying for it!


Not quite, Telecom have been giving them away for free if you sign up for 24 months for your phone/broadband services.



Is there any info for this on the Telecom website as i can't find it?

Is it for new customers or anyone who isn't on a contract?

Cheers 


From what I read here, it sounds like Telecom shops are able to use them as incentives on an ad-hoc, shop by shop basis.  One person said that they were told there was no deal, one person was able to get one on only a 12 month contract, and others on a 24 month.
So from those accounts and that this isn't mentioned online anywhere, it sounds like the shops are able to use their own discretion as to when they give them away.

DLS


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  Reply # 541940 7-Nov-2011 10:40 Send private message

Kiwi1971:
jbard:
graemeh:
swalker5872: If I read the thread correctly someone has just purchased a Tivo and sold it to you when its on credit? Bit of a random act and I would be afraid that Tivo would ask for it back when he stops paying for it!


Not quite, Telecom have been giving them away for free if you sign up for 24 months for your phone/broadband services.



Is there any info for this on the Telecom website as i can't find it?

Is it for new customers or anyone who isn't on a contract?

Cheers 


From what I read here, it sounds like Telecom shops are able to use them as incentives on an ad-hoc, shop by shop basis.  One person said that they were told there was no deal, one person was able to get one on only a 12 month contract, and others on a 24 month.
So from those accounts and that this isn't mentioned online anywhere, it sounds like the shops are able to use their own discretion as to when they give them away.

DLS



Ahh ok, so its in store only, you can't sign up over the phone?

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  Reply # 541942 7-Nov-2011 10:48 Send private message

I passed on my friends number to customer solutions though telecom and they gave them a free tivo

its not what you know who you know  

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  Reply # 541943 7-Nov-2011 10:49 Send private message

jbard:
graemeh:
swalker5872: If I read the thread correctly someone has just purchased a Tivo and sold it to you when its on credit? Bit of a random act and I would be afraid that Tivo would ask for it back when he stops paying for it!


Not quite, Telecom have been giving them away for free if you sign up for 24 months for your phone/broadband services.



Is there any info for this on the Telecom website as i can't find it?

Is it for new customers or anyone who isn't on a contract?

Cheers 


LOL sorry.. Ive still got a tivo in my bedroom its great for when you cant sleep or up early 

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