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#148908 4-Jul-2014 23:00
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This one in Palmerston North has seen better days:





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  #1081260 4-Jul-2014 23:28
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This is a disgrace.
We need to step up and stop the domestic abuse of fibre!

On a more serious note, this is pretty stink. This kind of stuff just wastes time and money, and just slows down the UFB install.




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  #1081262 4-Jul-2014 23:37
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Not surprised. They're narrow little boxes that would make easy targets.

 
 
 
 


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  #1081263 4-Jul-2014 23:51
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they dont use them in Rotorua anymore and it"s causing no end of problems for the installers. They cant find the access points to blow the fibre through, it took them nearly 40 minutes to find the one for my house. All they know is the distance and then they have to walk the streets to find it and at this time of year the leaves cover everything. They said they had to delay one installation because a car had been parked over the access point.




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  #1081297 5-Jul-2014 06:18
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DarthKermit: This one in Palmerston North has seen better days:




One reason why they stopped installing them and went for the handholds or just buired the tube ends  - PM me the location and ill get it changed out



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  #1081300 5-Jul-2014 07:50
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PM sent to you.

I've seen a few others with the covers missing, but that was the first I've seen where the whole thing was ripped out of the ground.




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  #1081347 5-Jul-2014 11:04
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thanks for that - yep we deal with missing or ripped off PED lids every day (just like Grey Pillar lids)

If anyone spots them in their travels -0 just note down the addresss and pass it on to Chorus through your provider (if possible)

We do get jobs created internaly for these but self generated work is kept to a Min ( Dont want it to look like we are going around and ripping the lids off just to get paid to fix them surprised)



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  #1081365 5-Jul-2014 11:17
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So if I for example, kept giving you addresses of missing pillar lids (either UFB or the grey mushrooms), would your bosses question where you were getting this info from?

If they did, I'd have no problem if you said it was through Geekzone members like me.




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  #1081371 5-Jul-2014 11:30
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InstallerUFB: thanks for that - yep we deal with missing or ripped off PED lids every day (just like Grey Pillar lids)

If anyone spots them in their travels -0 just note down the addresss and pass it on to Chorus through your provider (if possible)

We do get jobs created internaly for these but self generated work is kept to a Min ( Dont want it to look like we are going around and ripping the lids off just to get paid to fix them surprised)


What area you in i can assist with your earnings :)


^Joke >.>
It is common that people ruin chorus network in some areas, Some troll kept taking the pillar cap from mine onto theirs and then i would take it back again etc. This happened for about a month..





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  #1081393 5-Jul-2014 12:03
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TimA: ^Joke >.>

I remember that one!

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  #1081398 5-Jul-2014 12:14
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TimA:
InstallerUFB: thanks for that - yep we deal with missing or ripped off PED lids every day (just like Grey Pillar lids)

If anyone spots them in their travels -0 just note down the addresss and pass it on to Chorus through your provider (if possible)

We do get jobs created internaly for these but self generated work is kept to a Min ( Dont want it to look like we are going around and ripping the lids off just to get paid to fix them surprised)


What area you in i can assist with your earnings :)


^Joke >.>
It is common that people ruin chorus network in some areas, Some troll kept taking the pillar cap from mine onto theirs and then i would take it back again etc. This happened for about a month..






yes i remember the East Tamaki Cabinet damage - im coming up that way next week - i was goining to get un updated pic of it

if you still need one ill see if i can find a pillar cap for you and if i have time come and stick it on ?

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  #1081574 5-Jul-2014 19:15
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If the damage is on the reporting parties land, they should call their provider and log a fault.

Otherwise call Chorus on 0800 4 NETWORK and choose the option for Network Damage.

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  #1087215 11-Jul-2014 14:41
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It seems to be a popular pastime for kids - you'd think they'd all be inside enjoying UFB but apparently not! There was a spate of damaged pillars all along my street a few months back. I managed to catch one little fella by the scruff off his neck as he was kicking the **** out of the one outside my place in broad daylight. Took his photo and gave him a few harsh words before sending him on his way. Since then there has been a noticeable drop in damage. The covers are pretty flimsy especially after being knocked off a couple of times.

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