Marital Woes

Discussion in 'The Hens' Nest' started by Rico Suave, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    Not home improvement but other simple conversations end up in a large fight.
     
  2. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Yes especially when one of us thinks he can do everything for no money and one of us is willing to outsource things that should require a licensed professional to... a licensed professional.
     
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  3. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

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  4. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    Tell him it's lawn service or robotic mower. Cause those things are so cool.
     
  5. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    They don’t trim and edge though. Even my cheapskate husband pays a guy to edge the lawn once a month.
     
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  6. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    I know. I just love those robots.
     
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  7. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

    In hindsight I maybe should have laid out a slightly less thorough argument for keeping Dave (lawn guy). N now agrees that getting rid of him would be crazy, but now he’s got his eagle eye on my cable! :ghost::lol:
     
  8. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    You could always do what I do and periodically call and say "my bill is too high, can you help me? If not, I'm considering switching to competitor who will offer me a better rate" I recently saved $30 off our monthly bill and got Showtime added for free doing this
     
  9. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    Companies literally do not give a single fuck when we do that. Like, literally it has never in s worked and I am an excellent bluffer.
     
  10. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    That's weird. It never works for me with Verizon (though they will sometimes give me a one time bill credit, but nothing that changes the monthly bill) but Comcast literally always will shift things around and put me in new promos to get my bill down.
     
  11. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    We have pretty much just charter and ATT
     
  12. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    @hellohelloagain we don't even bother with the soft threat. We just call and ask if they have any promos for us. P was amazed the first time I had him do this, and we ended up with DVR and premium channels for less per month.
     
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  13. MagnificentCat

    MagnificentCat Chicken

    It used to work for me, but now that they’ve got the fastest internet in the area they’re like “sure, drop your cable, loser. We’ve still got you for internet.”
     
  14. user63

    user63 Chicken

    They only want to give promos to new customers around here, which is kind of ridiculous. But they know you don't have many options.
     
  15. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

    I cancelled! Pretty impulsively but we’ll see how it works out. We kept internet only and I signed up for YouTube TV, which seems to have most of the stuff I previously watched via cable. (I am going to add HBO Max to it at some point though.) It’s saving us about $40/month, ($55 until I add HBO) and I like that I can log into one app to access all the shows that I currently go to all different apps for. I did give up some channels (Showtime, EPIX, Cinemax and I’m sure a bunch of random stuff I don’t really care about) but I use those so infrequently it’s really not worth the money. I’ll sign up for a month of Showtime when Shameless comes out though!
     
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  16. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I’m pissed it just got more expensive but we really like it still.
     
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  17. user63

    user63 Chicken

    How does YouTube TV compare to Hulu live? That's what we are using right now. It has been a very good use of our money these past few months. We never had cable previously.
     
  18. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Does it have DVR? YoiTubeTV has unlimited dvr and you can watch it anywhere.