place your bets! will i get a free sky hd box??

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  1. Daddy k

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    well im very confident ill get a free sky hd box!

    iv got my speach prepared and just waiting for release and ill try it!

    i reackon ill sucker em into a free box.

    place ur bets and within a week of release i will unleash my plan :devil:
     
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    i bet... you wont even be able to find a box :p

    something tells me, you wont be able to get a free HD box for quite some time, even if you do threaten to cancel :p

    good luck tho, and if it works tell me how ;)
     
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    I will eat my own HD box (when I get it) if you do.

    Unless your surname is Murdoch
     
  4. inkinoo

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    Computer says no
     
  5. mark800

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    ....or you sleep with someone called Murdoch........:)
     
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    Let me guess ...

    You're going to win the Shy HD punctuation and "Find the Shift Key" competition.

    (One apostrophe, one full stop - hope I've got that right.) :D

    Jerry
     
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    Even family members of the Murdoch clan don’t get free stuff they do how ever get reduced subs and trails of new sky technology :D
     
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    I think you will find you are incorrect on that front.
     
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    Sky sent me a free Sky Gnome and I don't have Sky (and never have done).

    I've no idea what to do with the thing.
     
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    well we will have to agree to disagree then as its far from free. from what i have seen.
     
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    Send it to me, i'll give it a good home, it'll get fed and watered and lots of hugs
     
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    i got a 160 box free :rotfl:
     
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    im very confident ill get a free box ;)
     
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    Well ultimately we will never know so this has to be one of the most pointless threads I've seen in a while.
     
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    Confident that Sky will give you their latest tech for free?

    Man, you must be the eternal optimist!
     
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    What makes you so sure?
     
  17. Daddy k

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    but u will know as i will post my results!

    my financial advisor* will never allow me to pay for a sky hd box!
    so i have but one option and i will give you an honest reply





    *mrs
     
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    the "right" words
    in the "right" manner
    to the "right" person

    always works well for me!
     
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    Sorry to hear your wife holds the financial strings.

    What I mean is that it is impossible to prove. How would you prove you didn't pay for something? You can't.
     
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    "financial strings"
    not quite!
    if you attach something to string and pull hard enough the string will break!

    me thinks my mrs has "financial titanium chains" ;)


    well i could post images of my bank balance showing the ins and outs then simple maths will show the cash wasnt there to pay for it lol.

    i was thinking more along the honesty lines tbh.
    and its more fun than anything its not like were actally taking bets on this.

    and hey if i do get it free i can highlight how i done it and perhaps others can too!

    and if i dont get it free atleast thats an angle we know not to attack!

    it may just throw up a large discount? which i still wont pay for however this may help other members!


    itll be a laugh, and as the old class joker itl be at my expence no one elses and any benefits i get may be beneficial to all!
     
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    And who the hell cares. ;)
     
  22. Daddy k

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    as neil highlighted its not an end of world thing just more a case of lets see what we can get from sky if we really push in the right way!

    if we dont know the limit we wont know when to stop!
    but again if we dont know the limit we wont know what we can do!

    any benefit i gain will benefit others, as they will then know if it is even possible! is it even an option for the top guys in sky to even be able to click a "free hd box" button/code

    or if it just prooves i could get a box for £50 that would help a great many members!

    just look at the sky+ box thread and the prices for existing subs etc. how many times from one person pushing it and getting a result has that helped others!

    loads!
     
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    I have always found that approach particularly fruitful with sky (has proved very profitable for me in the past).... Good luck mate :smashin:

    I don't think you will get one straight away but 2-3 months after it's been launched and I reckon you will be on to a winner.
     
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    What's your bargaining chip? Do you have the full sky package in 6 rooms? :D
    It can be done i guess, as long as supply can meet demand. Good luck and tell us how you did it if you succeed:cool:
     
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    same here!
    i tried the going mad stance it achieved nothing!

    however the very happy and loyal family that has been let down approach gave me some great results from sky.

    including free house move (full install, dish etc) plus £90 credit all because the 1st engineers were late ;)
     
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    feel like im on a mision for the people now, trying to over throw a powerful government lol
     
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    Murdoch is more powerful than the government. My wife earns a living by running rings round the govt., but Murdoch scares her rigid.
     
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    Exactly, my instaltion engineer never turned up on the day he was supposed to, phoned sky to find out what was happening and they said he was stuck on a prior job and did not have time to fit mine :eek:

    Got past the first line of defence and got put through to customer care (not customer services ;) ), told the nice lady in a calm and friendly manner that the wife had bought sky+ for my birthday and that it was being fitted on the actual day of my birthday and that I had stayed in all day on my birthday waiting for the Sky engineer who never turned up even after repeated phone calls asking where he was, on top of this my good lady was very very very upset that I had no pressie on my actual birthday.

    Naughty naughty Sky :nono: :nono:

    Customer care lady continually appologised and gave me a months free viewing (£41.50 at the time) and arranged for the sky engineer to come round the next day to fit my new box. :D

    A more recent complaint about the failed recordings and sound drop outs after chrismas resulted in 2 months free viewing (£105 credit on my account).

    Be nice, be firm and talk to the right person and you can get anything out of them. (Don't waste time with the CS people though, they can't do much - not allowed, need to talk to customer care or the cancellations department - even then shouting will get you nowhere).
     
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    Consider this :-

    SkyHD for £299 - £700 or whatever it ends up costing for the box...
    Plus instalation (usually £60) Plus £10+ for the HD subscription :eek:

    Or

    Telewest TVDrive for free with free instalation with a £10 per month subscription... (I know it sounds too good to be true but see the telewest website it's on there.)

    and the TVDrive can record 2 channels while you watch a third live :smashin: (equivelant to 3 feeds from your dish into sky+) :smashin:

    I don't think it will be a lengthy call to customer care and Sky will definatly be giving a few free boxes away me thinks. :D
     
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    Ok, How does one manage to get anything from Sky for FREE?
    Steve
     
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