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THE NOT SO UNLIMITED PLAN!

CHANELPHONE

May 24, 2009, 3:23 PM
Very Happy YES! PRETTYMOBILE HAS LEARNED THAT YOU CAN MAKE UNLIMITED CALLS, BUT YOUR TALK TIME
IS FAR FROM UNLIMITED! A PRETTYMOBILE DIVA WHO TALKS A LOT INFORMED THE REST OF THE US THAT AFTER A HOUR & A HALF ON A CALL, CRICKET WILL END IT! HANG IT UP! DROP YOU ON YOUR HEAD! OF COURSE PRETTYMOBILE SENT A SEXY DECOY TO INVESTIGATE! CRICKET TELLS HER, THIS IS HOW THEIR NETWORK IS SET UP. YOU JUST HAVE TO CALL BACK! TURNS OUT, YOU CAN CALL EVERY PERSON IN AMERICA IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD, BUT WHATS THE POINT IF YOU HAVE A TIME LIMIT ON HOW LONG YOU CAN TALK!?! CRICKET FEELS IF YOU CHOOSE A COMPANY WITH ITS NAME, YOU DONT NEED TO TALK THAT LONG, YOU SHOULD BE WORKING TOWARDS A BETTER CREDIT SCORE & CONTRACTED SERVICE! Very Happy Rolling Eyes Surprised Embarassed Very Happy...
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astone

May 24, 2009, 4:17 PM
I work for cricket and have never heard this, have even made a 2 hr call and never dropped it
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Burger Time

Jun 24, 2009, 11:12 AM
astone said:
I work for cricket and have never heard this, have even made a 2 hr call and never dropped it


SWITCH TO VERIZON WIRELESS!
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jakessolutions

Jul 12, 2009, 1:47 PM
You cricket reps are just plan liars. I bet that is one of the things they teach you in training. Screw every customer you can. You do and say anything you can to pretend you company is actually worth working for.
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diggitydogg76

Apr 24, 2010, 12:59 PM
It is up to the consumer to READ the documentation that is included with the phones to ensure they KNOW what they are getting into. If you dont read the literature, you have no right to blame someone else for your lack of understanding. YOU are the only one who is here to protect YOU! Take the control & power into your own hands by ensuring you know what you are getting into! Why do people always have to blame someone else for their own mistakes?!
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catmurry27

Dec 14, 2009, 2:48 PM
I worked for cricket too and have never heard or had this problem my self and have talked til my phone has died and then longer...
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usmc6401

Apr 23, 2010, 6:29 PM
how do you talk when your phone is dead? jw ps coverage is garbage on west coast
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diggitydogg76

Apr 24, 2010, 12:44 PM
astone said:
I work for cricket and have never heard this, have even made a 2 hr call and never dropped it


Perhaps their different switches have different capabilities Confused
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CharlestonPlaza

May 25, 2009, 12:50 PM
CHANELPHONE said:
Very Happy YES! PRETTYMOBILE HAS LEARNED THAT YOU CAN MAKE UNLIMITED CALLS, BUT YOUR TALK TIME
IS FAR FROM UNLIMITED! A PRETTYMOBILE DIVA WHO TALKS A LOT INFORMED THE REST OF THE US THAT AFTER A HOUR & A HALF ON A CALL, CRICKET WILL END IT! HANG IT UP! DROP YOU ON YOUR HEAD! OF COURSE PRETTYMOBILE SENT A SEXY DECOY TO INVESTIGATE! CRICKET TELLS HER, THIS IS HOW THEIR NETWORK IS SET UP. YOU JUST HAVE TO CALL BACK! TURNS OUT, YOU CAN CALL EVERY PERSON IN AMERICA IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD, BUT WHATS THE POINT IF YOU HAVE A TIME LIMIT ON HOW LONG YOU CAN TALK!?! CRICKET FEELS IF YOU CHOOSE A COMPANY WITH ITS NAME, YOU DONT NEED TO TALK THAT LONG, YOU SHOULD BE WORKING TOWARDS A BETTER CREDIT SCORE & CONTRACTED
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CHANELPHONE

May 25, 2009, 8:53 PM
CharlestonPlaza said:


Couple of things:

1. You might be confusing Cricket with MetroPCS: addition, if any call duration exceeds one hundred twenty minutes (120) minutes, MetroPCS may, in its sole discretion, terminate any such call." No such clause exists in the current T&C for Cricket. Therefore, Cricket can't terminate your calls after a certain amount of time.

2.Yeah, Cricket feels that people who want to get unlimited for under $100 w/ no contract are totally nuts. As a matter of fact, we care a lot about our customers: For instance on May 20th Cricket Wireless paid for everyone in Las Vegas to take public transportation to work as a thank you to the community. When was the last time you saw a contract carri
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inner_pyro

May 26, 2009, 9:12 AM
Im not a cricket fan but don't most unlimited wireless providers do this?
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CharlestonPlaza

May 26, 2009, 1:45 PM
Only if it is in their T&C.
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CharlestonPlaza

May 26, 2009, 1:45 PM
Well, forgive us if we don't give the phone for free as well as our first month of service. The reason that the phones are sold at MSRP is because if someone signs up for service but does'nt pay for future bills, who do you think has to eat the money for the phone.

Also, in response to your second point about the bus rides not being confirmed:

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS2819 ... »

Perhaps your "research" should come from "sources" that are older than 4 years old.
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Burger Time

Jun 24, 2009, 11:12 AM
SWITCH TO VERIZON WIRELESS!
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catmurry27

Dec 14, 2009, 2:50 PM
Yes I live in Vegas and they did do the free bus rides on their anniversary!
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diggitydogg76

Apr 24, 2010, 1:13 PM
Probably cheaper to pay for everyone to ride the bus than it was for them to buy ad space on the side of the bus lol
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Joe9969

May 26, 2009, 7:03 PM
U.S. Cellular will replace you battery for free whenever you want even if you damaged it yourself, contract or no contract. That seems pretty nice to me.
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INSURANCERIPOFF

Jun 16, 2009, 6:37 PM
Mmmmmmmmm, not sure if that is true. One thing that DOES limit your talk is the poor battery life on ALL Cricket Phones. So yes, you can talk Unlimited... as long as you have 4 Back Up Batteries!
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Drayton30

Jun 20, 2009, 11:53 AM
Who wants to talk on the phome for an hour and a half anyways?
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CHANELPHONE

Jun 23, 2009, 7:45 PM
Drooling The question is, are you attracive enough to hold someones attention for an hour? The original thread has been confirmed by several Cricket reps! How about you pay my cell phone bill so it wont cut off!? Wink Very Happy Embarassed Surprised Confused Laughing Laughing Laughing Very Happy Paranoid
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Burger Time

Jun 24, 2009, 11:12 AM
CHANELPHONE said:
Drooling The question is, are you attracive enough to hold someones attention for an hour? The original thread has been confirmed by several Cricket reps! How about you pay my cell phone bill so it wont cut off!? Wink Very Happy Embarassed Surprised Confused Laughing Laughing Laughing Very Happy Paranoid


SWITCH TO VERIZON WIRELESS!
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Burger Time

Jun 24, 2009, 11:11 AM
SWITCH TO VERIZON WIRELESS!
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mrg44

Jul 9, 2009, 11:21 AM
this is not true. i hsve been on calls that last 2-3 hours multiple times, and i have never had a call ended during that time period.
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citiprince

Jul 15, 2009, 3:05 PM
i switched from tmobile to cricket 2 years ago and never had a problem with it. i'm not a big fan of cricket but i like what i am paying. i am not experiencing drop call problem like u said at all.

anyway, life is about choices, maybe you should switch.
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hrmles1

Dec 6, 2009, 10:45 AM
Cricket is a MVNO that uses Sprint's network. As such, priority for calls and texts are given to Sprint customers on Sprint's network. If there is a situation with high demand on the network priority will be given to Sprint customers. In those instances, Cricket customers may not be able to call out or if they are in a call, that call may be dropped to allow the Sprint call to complete. We should be thankful in my opinion that companies like Cricket exist to provide cell service for those with bad credit or people who don't want to or can't spend a lot on cell service. I travel a lot so for me Verizon is where it's at.
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griffey3

Dec 6, 2009, 7:50 PM
I have never seen a more misinformed post in my life. Cricket IS NOT a MVNO. They build and own their own network. Nothing you said is even remotely true. A lot of people dislike Cricket, and that is fine. I don't use them. But do not come in here and misinform people under the guise that you are "knowledgeable" about the wireless industry.
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catmurry27

Dec 14, 2009, 2:55 PM
Cricket built and use their own towers....only time cricket customers use other towers is when roaming. That's why you have to have roaming minutes or flex bucket money to roam.
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Amarantamin

Feb 14, 2010, 10:58 PM
WTF is 'prettymobile'?

You guys are so adept at misinformation. . . It's astounding!
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CHANELPHONE

Feb 15, 2010, 10:30 PM
Amarantamin said:
WTF is 'prettymobile'?

You guys are so adept at misinformation. . . It's astounding!


Ugh, you're only one american. Your experiences will differ from other peoples. The post you read was 100% true! Rolling Eyes PRETTYMOBILE SAYS SO! Rolling Eyes
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Mossberg

Apr 26, 2010, 9:37 PM
I am like a delicate flower.
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CallCenterBlues

Dec 28, 2010, 9:35 AM
What suprises me is that people will come in here and gripe and complain about cricket or another carrier over something they have heard, not something they have actually experienced. Unless you have personally had cricket's service you really have no right to complain. I've had there service for two years both phone and internet. I don't have dropped calls like ppl in this post have said, however my internet does slow down towards the end of the month and speeds back up again once the month starts over.
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dj89

Dec 29, 2010, 10:23 PM
As a Cricket ex customer on the other side of the spectrum as you, I do have to agree. So what if so and so told you something about said phone company? Isn't that what the Rumor Mill is for?
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maniacus

Dec 30, 2010, 1:25 PM
everyone is either going to love cricket or hate it. people are not lemmings. your opinion counts as long as it is based in accountable facts. not every phone company or phone is a fit for every customer. nobody claims to be without ocasional issues or problems, and no phone company is without phone issues or a ocasional bad product. all anyone can do is take the opportunity they have to try it and decide for themselves. I'd rather have a few minor problems with a cheaper service cost, than the same thing and be stuck with it for 2 years.

with any cell phone at every company you do get what you pay for, if you want the cheapest phone it is built with the cheapest parts and has more issues. higher end phones have better parts inside and h...
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dj89

Dec 30, 2010, 3:01 PM
Now if certain other people on this site understood that message...
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CallCenterBlues

Jan 12, 2011, 9:55 AM
The only point I was trying to make is to give something a chance before you judge it. If I would have went based on what other ppl said than I would have never given cricket a chance.

Plus you wouldn't say "I hate cheesecake" just because someone else said it, you would try it atleast-or hopefully you would anyway.

Cricket does slow down things once you reach a certain GB of service but it's really not that bad in my opinion.
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