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T-Mobile
carrier I am
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bluerdg Posted:
Been working with
tech support
trying to figure
this one out,
thought maybe
someone
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citycash Posted:
Easy peasy !! I
now have three
Vonage lines ( two
boxes) I
transferred my BT
number
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bmccull Posted:
It's not that it
will never work.
It is just that
Vonage works
better over cable
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On Dec 29, 2013 at 15:17:12

joelmch Posted:
Certainly a
firewall issue.
You can probably
try connecting
directly to the
ISP
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On Dec 01, 2013 at 11:29:02

joelmch Posted:
That's really
unfortunate. I
think they would
provide you a
refund. My opinion
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moving date for disconnect fees
On Dec 01, 2013 at 11:28:29

joelmch Posted:
Hi buddy, I was
just wondering
about this. Are
you still with
Vonage by any
chance?
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On Dec 01, 2013 at 11:28:00

joelmch Posted:
Looks like a
config set up
issue to me. You
might want to try
calling the tech
support.
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Topic:
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On Dec 01, 2013 at 11:27:25

joelmch Posted:
Perhaps you have
an active download
going on at the
back ground. Try
stopping it
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On Dec 01, 2013 at 11:26:52

joelmch Posted:
No for me. You can
easily block that
caller ID by the
way.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:10 pm    Post subject: 2 questions regarding keeping phone number vs. new number Reply with quote Back to top

Issue #1: I am plagued by bill collectors on my land line. So I'm debating getting a new phone number when I start Vonage. My question is, how well does it identify and block bill collectors? On SBC they often come through as "800 Services" but if I block that, I block a lot of other non-harrassing types of calls.

Issue #2: Is there some choice involved in selecting a new number? I like trying to find a phone number that spells something phonetically. Does it give you multiple choices?

I'm also aware some people have had difficulties being assigned a number, but evading all those harrassing calls could be worth it for me

Thoughts, anyone?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

1. Vonage does not offer Anonymous Call Rejection, yet.

2. As far as I know, you cannot choose your number (just the area code)

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Re: #1, ever thought of claiming that you just moved to the area and got that number and have no idea of who they're talking about?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I'll consider that tip! However, until I get some legal problems resolved and get these guys off my back, they seem to just pass along the accounts to person after person.

So if I understand correctly, I'll actually be set back by transferring the number because anonymous calls can't be rejected. A definite argument for getting a new number, in my case.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

pay your bills on time, then they don't call you Razz


hehe

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Ah, my first jackass on the forum. Be sure to brag to your mom about this when she comes down to the basement to drop off your clean laundry.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I haven't heard your side of the story, but he does seem to have a good point.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

for your information I do not live with my mom, LMFAO! I live with my wife and 4 KIDS! I support them all, as they are all US citizens and my wife cannot work in Canada yet, for the last year I was making a whopping $15/hr (till 2 wks ago I got my mechanics lince and got a nice raise) and I never once missed a bill, and we always have food and our lights/phone/cable/heat are always on..
did I mention the $2000++ bill to Canada Immigration...

anyways, this forum is not for ****, so I'm sorry, I was at work, lol, and thought it was an obvious point..

I'd change your number, that way they can't get ahold of you anymore, they still have your SSN# for getting your credit later on.. it's all good..

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