Jeff Sexton

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

T-Mobile

I have been trying to get an S3 replaced, under warranty, from +T-Mobile.

My Samsung S3, which I use a lot and have always taken very good care of, refused to boot.  I was shipped a replacement by T-Mobile (at my expense, $20), but the replacement, a clearly, and not lightly, used phone, had a camera lens so badly scratched up that it was impossible to take a photo in focus.  The camera is critical to me, it's how I create the pocketwatch photos you see in my Google+ stream here.

T-Mobile agreed to send me a second replacement, which arrived yesterday.  I don't know if the second replacement was a working phone, but one thing was immediately obvious; it was not an S3.  It was some smaller Samsung model.  Completely different...

I called T-Mobile immediately.  They are sending a third replacement.  And no doubt billing me for their error, I forgot to ask about that.










Here's my original post with an example photo from the first replacement, which I am still using as a phone.  I just can't take photos with it...

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JeffSexton/posts/aCJLVaacmsc

I will say this, it's pretty easy to call T-Mobile.  There seems to be little wait, there's a real person to take to, and they don't routinely hang up on you.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon is of of my favorite authors.  I just ordered the new one.
I can't wait!

Thursday, October 17, 2013

1967 and 1013, Seattle

Me in 1967, and me in 2013...

These were taken at Seattle Center, the World's Fair site.  The tile mural must have been moved at some point.  In the old photo the base of the Space Needle is visible.  But that's not its current location.

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