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Topic # 8599 14-Jul-2006 00:40
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my mum had a nokia 6225 and she is on a 2 year contract i showed her the sanyo 5600 and she wanted that one so we went to the telecom store and sed to them we wanted to get a sanyo 5600 on tick but with mum's contract on it so the store done a lost or stolen phone upgrade cut the old phone off and connected the new phone with the same number. i would like to no do yous think that they would reconnect the old phone once her contract has run out?

i don't no what else i can do with it if they don't reconnect it i can't realy sell it and it would be a shame to let a good phone go to waste















this last bit is a littie off topic but  is the site runing out of banwdith or something i was on the site at 12:30am and it tok the site a long time to responed to my reQuest's. it's not my speed or anything


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Reply # 41020 14-Jul-2006 01:00
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If the phone was reported "stolen" I think that reduces the chance of using it again, but it really depends on Telecom.

As for the site, it could be anything, but it is not bandwidth allocation, since we have no traffic limits, and the load is now split between two servers.







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  Reply # 41021 14-Jul-2006 01:15
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r u the owner of geekzone?

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Reply # 41022 14-Jul-2006 02:22
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Yes freitasm is the owner/operator/administrator of Geekzone

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Reply # 41025 14-Jul-2006 08:08
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I may be reading this wrong that sounds like insurance fraud to me

Correct me if I am wrong

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  Reply # 41027 14-Jul-2006 09:20
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I think thats just the way telecom upgrade it on there form they have to fill, or maybe the employee stole the phone and gave them that, just joking!

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  Reply # 41033 14-Jul-2006 09:55
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johnr: I may be reading this wrong that sounds like insurance fraud to me

Correct me if I am wrong


He didnt mention insurance.

Telecoms "Lost and Stolen" process was an easy way to upgrade any contract phone, using the prepaid price, and not altering the existing contract term.

Recently, they started enforcing the locking of ESN numbers, to prevent the widespread misuse of the lost/stolen facility, which seemed to be treated as a free-for-all method of upgrading someone who had no other options.

I beleive now it may only be done where the phone is actually lost, or stolen.

And no, I doubt the ESN will ever be unlocked again.




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Reply # 41035 14-Jul-2006 10:08
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Under current business rules for a lost / stolen (and FYI now damaged phones are included in this process, as well as external Insurance claims) upgrade, the existing ESN will be marked / locked as stolen / lost, and will not be unlocked. Of course this all depends on the Dealer Support Rep, who must lock the ESN, and at times they as with all of us forget to do things.

If you want you can PM me with the ESN, I'll tell you what they have done.

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  Reply # 41038 14-Jul-2006 10:23
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OT: Personal Peef.

I find the original author's message is a bit cryptic and hard to read, without the correct use (in fact without the use) of punctuation and the wrong substitution of words for "know" and "no". It made the message a bit confusing and hard to understand. Sorry if I upset you, but please express eloquently and consicely, to help bringing across your message clearly.

Take a bit of time to read through the message you typed and correct spellings and making sure the message do make sense before posting. If you spotted errors or spelling mistakes, you can always "edit" your message.




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  Reply # 41039 14-Jul-2006 10:50
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chiefie: OT: Personal Peef.

I find the original author's message is a bit cryptic and hard to read, without the correct use (in fact without the use) of punctuation and the wrong substitution of words for "know" and "no". It made the message a bit confusing and hard to understand. Sorry if I upset you, but please express eloquently and consicely, to help bringing across your message clearly.

Take a bit of time to read through the message you typed and correct spellings and making sure the message do make sense before posting. If you spotted errors or spelling mistakes, you can always "edit" your message.


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Reply # 41046 14-Jul-2006 12:53
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Thirded. Poor grammar including from myself should no longer be tolerated. Im not much of a code breaker

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Reply # 41051 14-Jul-2006 13:34
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chiefie: making sure the message do make sense before posting.


Making sure your message DOES make sense before posting. ;-)

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  Reply # 41052 14-Jul-2006 13:52
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Old Grey Geek:
chiefie: making sure the message do make sense before posting.




Making sure your message DOES make sense before posting. ;-)


I was under the impression that that was for artistic effect

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  Reply # 41053 14-Jul-2006 13:59
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Old Grey Geek:
chiefie: making sure the message do make sense before posting.


Making sure your message DOES make sense before posting. ;-)


Well spotted.

See even I do make mistakes. I don't think myself as perfect, however I do endeavour to be as accurate and as clear as much as I possibly can.

But the initial author of this topic just doesn't "obey the rule" of composing a message, with total lack of punctuations, just make it really really hard to understand.




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Reply # 41055 14-Jul-2006 15:04
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Methinks the original author is a member of the TXT generation. I have oft wondered whether be it a sign of things to come. When said generation be-cometh the nouveau literati and we must bow to the new wisdom of Newspeak

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  Reply # 41056 14-Jul-2006 15:16
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Ok. i think we should return this topic back to the topic at hand, and if we are going to discuss further regarding the "TXT Generation" topic. let's start a new one.

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