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post #1 of 20
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Hey guys...

Ok, here's the deal. Franny and I need your help If you live in the UK then you will prolly have more of an idea how UK phone contracts work.

So, here we go

Both i and Franny have Sony Ericsson W800i's on two seperate contracts, both under my name. Our 1 year contract with Orange ends in about a week so, instead of renewing the contract and getting a free upgrade, we wanna switch to Vodafone because they are the only SP to have the Nokia N93

They (Vodafone) want us to pay £400 for both phones (£199 each) if we go for a £35 per month contract each. However, we don't wanna pay that much for the phones!

So, does anyone either work for a mobile phone SP or know enough about them to aid me in getting a £35 per month contract and each phone for a maximum of £50 each.

I am willing to spend £70 per month on the contracts and £100 lump sum for the phones....but i aint paying the dumb prices that they have shown!

I went to Phones 4 u and they told us that they will be able to get the phones for us for £50 each, but only if we sign up to a £40 per month contract. I told them that i wasn't willing to go to £40 a month, but as you can see in the linky below, as soon as you drop that £5, the handset cost doubles!

Linky

Please someone...

Help me scam the scammers

MaK
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do what us americans do. flex your e-peen

just get on the phone and start yelling at them. hell, i've gotten free phones from cingular, gotten 200 dollar bills dropped and everything, just because the customer service reps buckle under the pressure. that and i've been a customer for nearly 8 years.
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I just need to know if anyone knows anything about phones4u

I just need to know the ins and outs of their business... If i can work out what they make their money from...then i can exploit it.

For example. If the money that they make comes mainly from signing people up for contracts and any money they make on the sale of the handset is just a bonus...then i know that i can haggle them with the cost of the phone and get it down even further.

However, if i was told by a reliable source that they really cannot budge on the cost of the phone, then i would know not to go in shouting and screaming about the handset cost, when their is nothing they can actually do about it

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post #4 of 20
Well, phones4u are often good if you complain. Go to the store, ask to see the manager and bargain with him. I got a free something or other which was worth £50.

I will have a hunt now for the phone you want on contract.

You could also try ringing your current provider.
    
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Most phone companies are worried about keeping there customers , what with so many providers out there , If you threaten to leave you can prob score a good deal on something , Its what I do with nextel yearly !
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What things are you looking for with contract? How many minutes/texts?
    
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post #7 of 20
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Hey guys....

I can't haggle with my SP (Orange) because the phones that we want (Nokia N93s) are only available with Vodafone and will be for a few months.

I dont care about the minutes or texts, i only use about 100 minutes and 100 texts a month. I just want 2 Nokia N93s, 2x £35 per month contracts and 2x N93 handsets for £50 each.

I tried haggling for this with Orange, but they aint getting the N93 until after Christmas and my contract is ending on the 17th November.

So, i want:-

- 2 £35 per month contracts, both under my name.
- 2 Nokia N93s costing £50 each

How can i get this?

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http://www.e2save.com/mobile/phones/showBoxes.php?&B[0][next][0]=&B[0][handsetcode]=O2MN93&referer=aw63068

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Tell them your gunna leave them and rally with your family freinds to not use there service.
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Niko....more reppage for you.

Do you know anything about this site though mate? can it be trusted?

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