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Actually I did it on my phone and it works via text messages. But it’s the same idea
How did you initiate the chat on your phone? Were you eligible for any new customer promotions with T-Mobile like BOGO?

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Twitter, Facebook of iMessage. I recently used iMessage and could not believe how quickly, efficiently, and verbosely the responses were coming back. If it wasn’t so perfectly responsive to my very specific inquiries i would have thought it was a bot.
Thanks! Whats the number/link for iMessage?

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I just did it on a personal account, I requested a T-Mobile sim via online chat. Received the sim 2 days later.
But activation was not successful via online chat. I had to call. It took a 20 minute call to finish
Online chat with sprint.com?

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Contact T-force. They’re amazing!
Twitter?

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Trying to migrate my sprint biz to t-mobile biz and not having success. CS tells me to go to the store and vice versa. One store told me that he hasn't seen a successful migration since October. Instead I will port my 2 lines to another carrier and port back to t-mobile. Any ideas of carriers that will be cheapest + fastest?

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Trip Reports / Re: Mdv's Aspen Colorado trip report
« on: July 15, 2020, 06:30:14 AM »
Sunday 07/05/20
We had to get a really early start as our flight was 7am from Philadelphia and we had an hour drive from Lakewood. We got to the airport, checked in our 4 free bags (i think 2 of them may have been a few pounds over 50 but thankfully they didn't make any issues...either because they saw I was traveling with my baby or just southwest isn't so makpid...I definitely didn't go over our combined 200 lbs) , went thru security (I have TSA pre but my wife doesn't....still haven't figured out why it doesn't always give it to her even tho she is booked on same itinerary as me) , and got to gate just as they were starting boarding. I happen to still have A list status with southwest from my credit card so I knew our boarding position was going to be one of the first but when I walked up to the gate there was literally no one else with A boarding position so we were the last to the gate and the first on the plane! The gate agents were nice enough to let me bring the doona on when I explained to them that I can strap it to the empty seat they were guaranteeing (I actually collapsed it as I was advised to do so they would see its a car seat and not a stroller but the way back I totally forgot to and they let me bring it anyway when I explained). This as opposed to numerous reports of united and AA not letting in car seats even though there are empty seats.
We boarded the plane first so we had the option of taking the bulkhead, but unfortunately the doona is too wide to fit on a seat without lifting an armrest and the armrests in the front row don't go up as they contain the folding tray table...so we ended up taking one row back. Still it was a pretty ideal setup .
Thankfully my baby was a little angel on the flight- he basically slept most of the time and was happy in the car seat...we barely had to hold him...pretty good for a free seat!
We landed in denver, went in circles a few times until we figured out how the airport works (were they drunk when they built it?) , finally located our bags and hopped on the shuttle for Hertz.
Our shuttle driver was quite enthusiastic about his job ( gave us a whole introduction, this "trip will be approximately 5 minutes " "I'll be playing 60s music unless anyone objects "giving us old fashioned actual driving directions how to get to the city ) - gotta love these guys who are all pumped about their job lol.
We arrived at herz and sitting in the PC lit was a nice white Jaguar SUV .... you don't leave something like that in the lot (even if a bigger SUV would have been more practical with all our luggage) so we took the Jag , managed to cram all our luggage in ,and headed for the city.







It was a beautiful sunny day in denver and just as we were leaving the airport we got a stunning view of the snowcapped mountains far off in the distance with a southwest plane taking off in the foreground.... unfortunately we missed the picture .
We headed to king soopers for drinks, paper goods, butane for my torch and some other odds and ends, then we went to a chabad so I can daven shachris (I have the rabbis number if anyone needs) , then headed to Brooklyn Pizza and got some great pizza , then to East side deli to pick up our order and I got some wine there as well. ( I had bought back at home a nice bottle of yarden cab and a castel rose' but the wife was too nervous to bring in luggage - I ended up getting some cheaper stuff in denver because the selection was pretty weak and the good stuff was way too expensive - oh well, sigh. First world problems. )
Finally we hit the road for our 3 and half hour drive through the mountains to Aspen . Even though I knew we were driving through the mountains I didn't realize that this drive would be as epic as it was....the only problem was the weather was a bit rainy( the way there). I always think its a chaval when you do these kinds of drives because you can't experience and /or get pictures of most of it - even if you stop at all the spots on the side you're still missing alot and we didn't end having time to really stop at all either way so I actually set up my phone in the mount to take a time lapse of the drive (obviously you're still only getting the front view and the best is really the side views but the only way to get those would be by setting up a gopro on each side of the car and that fancy I am not. lol) but the time lapses from the way back came out better as the weather was better I will try to attach one below (disclaimer: you may get dizzy :))
The drive really was spectacular ....from wide open lush vallies with cattle grazing surrounded by snow capped mountains to narrow passages carved out of a cliff with barely enough space to squeeze past the incoming traffic....and the elevation fluctuating wildly - my ears were popping and unpopping the entire time ( I also had a bit of a cold I don't think my wife had it so bad). The weather also was pretty wild from almost 100 degrees in denver it dropped to under 60 degrees at one point !
Here's a screenshot of the route I believe we took (for some reason I couldn't find it in Google timeline ) .





We took the 70 west and south to wheeler junction then the 91 to Leadville which is a little town with incredible views whichever way you turn and then we took the 24 to the 82 and that's when things got really fun as you can see from this screenshot .





It passes a landmark called the continental divide which is a mountain ridge that runs north to south and is the point where all waters to the east flow toward the Atlantic and all waters to the west flow toward the pacific (bet you didn't know that...well I didn't either until I googled it after- I am retroactively fascinated lol)
heres a time lapse (from the way back cuz was nicer weather)




Finally we got to Aspen and we pulled up to the magnificent St Regis





to be continued....
Awesome job, little brother! Keep it coming- just what's with the grammar? Did we go to the same school or what?  ;D ;D

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« on: February 24, 2020, 04:15:45 PM »
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DDF DO Board / Re: DDF DO South Florida Edition
« on: December 10, 2019, 11:22:10 AM »
Anybody coming to this year's KFWM?

http://www.kosherfoodandwinemiami.com/

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General Discussion / Re: Car Lease Master Thread
« on: December 10, 2019, 11:19:23 AM »
What's the cheapest available for a mini SUV?
Hyundai Tucson $285/month

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Credit Cards And Finance / Re: Amex Purchase Protection
« on: October 29, 2019, 12:32:10 PM »
I leased my iphone on my amex card and it broke. Amex is claiming that they will only cover up to the amount I paid so far which is $150 and not the total financed price which I am responsible for. The insurance deductible is $250

Anybody have any ideas?

Thanks

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Round trip:
Non-stop
From: FLL, MIA
To: BUF
Departure dates: 10/10/19
Return dates:10/22/19
Class: Coach
Seats: 4
Alliance/Airline: Southwest/Jetblue
What Price did you find so far:For some weird reason I am not finding ANY non-stop Southwest flights and only 1 from Jetblue. I have flown SW in the past non-stop- not sure what happened to those flights!

Thanks
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Just put 2 and 2 together. Southwest grounded its Boing 737 Max hence no more direct flights to Buffalo/EWR

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Round trip:
Non-stop
From: FLL, MIA
To: BUF
Departure dates: 10/10/19
Return dates:10/22/19
Class: Coach
Seats: 4
Alliance/Airline: Southwest/Jetblue
What Price did you find so far:For some weird reason I am not finding ANY non-stop Southwest flights nd only 1 from Jetblue. I have flown SW in the past non-stop- not sure what happened to those flights!

Thanks


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Deals/Deal Requests / Re: Laptop Deals Master Thread
« on: November 05, 2018, 06:24:56 PM »
As @yossi4k says, obviously make sure it has an SSD.

If you can give more info on what the fastness will be used for people might be able to match something. ($800 is not enough everything should be utmost best...)

About bloatware, with Windows 10 Refresh tool it is extremely easy to clean install Windows on any PC, so I don't think that you should necessarily look for one that comes without bloat (like Microsoft's Signature Edition line.

(I do not have a specific recommendation at the moment.)

Mostly will be used for the web, scanning and uploading documents.

Any deals out there?

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Deals/Deal Requests / Re: Laptop Deals Master Thread
« on: November 05, 2018, 02:27:53 PM »
Looking for a extremely fast computer, don't care about the hard drive space just the speed and reliability. Also, it should not have any bloatware from the manufacturer.  Willing to spend up to $800.

Any ideas?

Thanks

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Tech Talk / Re: Instagram
« on: January 01, 2018, 04:52:43 PM »
Does anybody know of a workaround to post images and videos to Instagram from a PC?

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Tech Talk / Re: cell phone unlocking
« on: October 03, 2017, 02:38:45 PM »
I'm trying to unlock a Galaxy Express 3 At&t 4G LTE SM-J120A.

I tried with the att.com/unlock site but they're asking for a pin

Please help!

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Deals/Deal Requests / Buy 2 Echo devices, save $100
« on: July 19, 2017, 03:04:44 PM »
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