Off the phone with Tier Two at T-Mobile.
Also I know that is a double negative no more email on grammar my grandmother WAS AN ENGLISH TEACHER WITH THREE DEGREES just quit it.
Okay. Where were we? Oh. Right. On the phone with T-Mobile.
There are phone issues and they cannot tell whether it is the phone, the sim card, or the network. The person I talked to is named Amber. Amber is really nice.
[Give her a raise T-Mobile.]
I think they are pretty much trained to just tell you, when things go way out of whack? It is time for a new phone.
Computer guys are trained like that too. If it takes two hours fighting with old technology, buy new technology. It only costs a quarter of what the technology you have now cost you when you got it.
According to Amber, what I have to do now is trot my little
assphone down to a T-Mobile serious support store and give them my sim card to test out.
Amber and I talk about options if the phone has gone bad and she tells me I am eligible for a really painless upgrade.
She calls my phone a “legacy phone.”
I got this phone in 2005. It is only two years old.
But. It is a “legacy phone.”
[I would probably still be on a Nokia with only three digits in the name if it had not died an unfortunate untimely and undignified death I will not repeat here.]
I have a student setting a script specifically in 2004. I say, Listen there better be a real good reason for setting this specifically in 2004. Like, politics. Obvious, plot related politics. Because of —
You place a picture definitely and indelibly three years in the past? Getting the phones is going to be trouble. Hell, getting any of the technology is going to be trouble. And. Add to that three years to make the motion picture?
Where the hell are they going to get props?
This new phone will probably be a new phone for about three months. Before it also becomes —
[dunt dunt dunt dun!]
*oh my god, browsing phones i discovered my phone can take videos — who knew this phone could make movies and also how wrong is it to not know your phone can do that?