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  # 2085415 7-Sep-2018 10:36
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Samsung apps that continually want to notify me about things.

 

* the "Samsung Internet" browser thing is notifying me about a "Quick Suggest" extension which will "Get exclusive deals, see reviews, and compare products while you shop online". Actually, no, Samsung, I don't want your ads.

 

* Samsung Pay, which I don't use and don't intend to ever use, has TWO unread notifications to me, but wants to be set up as the default "Tap and Pay" (which I also have no intention of ever using) app before it will show me them.

 

* Samsung "Smart Things" (fortunately uninstallable) which was notifying me about an "upgrade" that *needs* to read my GPS location.

 

 

 

 

You can't uninstall Samsung bloatware. The best you can do is disable each app. It should stop asking for updates etc.


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  # 2085417 7-Sep-2018 10:37
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The current trend from restaurants POS machines were it prompts you to leave a tip.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2085642 7-Sep-2018 13:53
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IT Resellers that do not answer emails.

 

Hopeless





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  # 2085652 7-Sep-2018 13:59
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IT Resellers that do not answer emails.

 

Hopeless

 

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.


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  # 2085653 7-Sep-2018 14:00
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MikeB4:

 

IT Resellers that do not answer emails.

 

Hopeless

 

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.

 

 

 

 

email is social media ????????/





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  # 2085664 7-Sep-2018 14:12
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MikeB4:

 

msukiwi:

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.

 

 

email is social media ????????/

 

 

Sorry - I wasn't quite clear.

 

No, I don't regard email as Social Media.

 

I found Companies that don't respond to emails, do however respond to SM however for some strange reason.

 

Don't understand their logic. If they respond (positively?) to an email they are more likely to gain / keep a customer.

 

No I don't use Twitter or Facebook, etc.

 

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  # 2085669 7-Sep-2018 14:14
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msukiwi:

 

MikeB4:

 

msukiwi:

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.

 

 

email is social media ????????/

 

 

Sorry - I wasn't quite clear.

 

No, I don't regard email as Social Media.

 

I found Companies that don't respond to emails, do however respond to SM however for some strange reason.

 

Don't understand their logic. If they respond (positively?) to an email they are more likely to gain / keep a customer.

 

No I don't use Twitter or Facebook, etc.

 

[Mod edit (MF): fixed company names]

 

 

Got you.

 

It's frustrating as, and forget ringing that's just a merry-go-round of time lost never to be regained.





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  # 2085797 7-Sep-2018 17:02
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msukiwi:

 

MikeB4:

 

IT Resellers that do not answer emails.

 

Hopeless

 

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.

 

 

Many years ago I had months of discussion with a Vodafone person about this. I repeated many times "If you had a good customer service you wouldn't have to personally reply to people on Twitter". This person defended Vodafone with his life - until he left the company and he turned to be a good person.

 

Corporate jobs eat you from inside.





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  # 2085903 7-Sep-2018 19:30
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msukiwi:

 

MikeB4:

 

msukiwi:

 

Because they can ignore it, and pretend they never received it!

 

If a Company relies on "Social Media" for interaction, I don't use them.

 

 

email is social media ????????/

 

 

Sorry - I wasn't quite clear.

 

No, I don't regard email as Social Media.

 

I found Companies that don't respond to emails, do however respond to SM however for some strange reason.

 

Don't understand their logic. If they respond (positively?) to an email they are more likely to gain / keep a customer.

 

No I don't use Twitter or Facebook, etc.

 

[Mod edit (MF): fixed company names]

 

 

Because email goes into a hellhole of fowarding and noone claiming responsibility because it seems that even in the IT industry a ticketing system for customer interaction is not high on peoples prioritys. Emails fall down inboxes into yesterdays stuff in among crap from daily deal sites and random junk that people foward each other. Email is as bad as a fax machine for providing customer service.





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  # 2085905 7-Sep-2018 19:33
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Not a fan of being bombarded with advertising in general, but I appreciate it enables organisations to provide us with content.

 

The St John Ambulance one currently playing on TV particularly grates me though.  Surely I'm not the only one who can't understand a word that the little boy is saying?





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freitasm:

 

Many years ago I had months of discussion with a Vodafone person about this. I repeated many times "If you had a good customer service you wouldn't have to personally reply to people on Twitter". This person defended Vodafone with his life - until he left the company and he turned to be a good person.

 

Corporate jobs eat you from inside.

 

 

Like Upton Sinclair put it: "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!"


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  # 2085988 8-Sep-2018 09:18
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The "easy-open lid" on a box of washing powder. I can only conclude that the designer has never actually tried to open one.


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  # 2086003 8-Sep-2018 10:42
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The "easy-open lid" on a box of washing powder. I can only conclude that the designer has never actually tried to open one.

 

 

 

 

Likewise the "slide finger under flap" cereal boxes that simply tear because they used No More Nails instead of Copydex...!






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  # 2086053 8-Sep-2018 11:13
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Geektastic:

 

Behodar:

 

The "easy-open lid" on a box of washing powder. I can only conclude that the designer has never actually tried to open one.

 

 

 

 

Likewise the "slide finger under flap" cereal boxes that simply tear because they used No More Nails instead of Copydex...!

 

 

 

 

I use the end of the spoon handle slide it along, works everytime even when I use my redundant hand





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People (other patients and their visitors) whispering while I try to use the bottle to pave a pee.




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