~ AIM name changes ~

12 November 2002

i finally cancelled my AOL service. it’s the third call i made. i gave up on the first call, cause i was on hold forever on the line. they didn’t want to answer anyone who wants to disconnect their service, i guess.

the second call, i had this really nice sales guy. he was so nice that i couldn’t cancel my account… he gave me 3 months of free service instead, which is going to be useless for me. i just have to accept it, cause he was so nice.

so tonight, i promised myself that i wouldn’t give in to sweet mouthed dudes. well, it was a woman. and she was kinda rude. she disconnected me right away, charged me for an extra month (cause my billing cycle turned out to be on the 11th and today is the 12th), and she said if i try to log on with my member name to AOL service, it will automatically turn on my account and start charging again.


“… and that includes the AOL instant messenger.”


so, everyone, i’m changing my AIM name to avoid $24 charge on my credit card. could you email me your screen name so i can buddy you back?

~ comment (9) ~

thanx for the reminder, i need to cancel my membership too by the end of this month.
AOL never works for me. i got the 3 months free when i bought my computer.
anyway, i was just browsing and found your site. nice.

dee | 13 November 2002 - 12:44 | reply

hahha.. samma aja loe kayak gue, gue juga nelpon sampe 5 kali within the span of 6 months untuk cancel AOL gue.. mayan sih, 6 mos terakhir gue dapet gratisan.. jadi bisa inform temen2 gue for my change of email address..

tapi masak kalo ke IM juga di charge sih thal? i used my old aol screen name all the time nowadays *not by choice, it’s for my class purpose.. don’t ask me why my prof. only wants aol im* kayaknya sih gak di charge kok? apa iya ya.. hmm.. dammit kalo di charge!!

sLesTa | 13 November 2002 - 01:05 | reply

as far as i know, they don’t charge for AIM. she said, “for your convinience, if you’d like to reactivate your account within the next few weeks, simply log on to your AOL, we will automatically turn on your account and your billing. have a nice day.”

… i was like, wait! wait! what about AIM? if i log on to AIM, would it turn on my billing too?

and she said, yes. i don’t know if she understand what i said or not, but i just wanna be safe. it’s only for the “next few weeks” anyway. :)

so, slesta, ngga usah kawatir :) kayaknya sih elo ngga kena charge, kok.

thalia | 13 November 2002 - 05:44 | reply

That lady.. sure she’s “nice”… gua ga pernah nyoba AOL sich (walaupun sering dapet CDnya, untungnya disini promotionnya engga segencar di amrik). I heard bad reviews about them, lots. Good riddance!

felisha | 14 November 2002 - 10:43 | reply

thanks thal.. iya sih kayaknya gak di charge kok!! happy packing!! btw, gue penasaran ama apartment loe, it looks so much like my old apt in 72nd street

sLesTa | 14 November 2002 - 04:28 | reply

fel - gue juga ngga suka tuh ama aol. gue pake buat testing di kantor. makanya musti punya… bleh.

thalia | 14 November 2002 - 04:54 | reply

slesta - gue di 68ave + yellowstone. sebelahnya taman itu lho. tapi kayakanya sih apt di forest hills emang mirip semua tampangnya… hihihi.

thalia | 14 November 2002 - 04:56 | reply

Need to know when my account expires

Masaru Ted Kamada | 2 March 2003 - 05:50 | reply

All I want to know is when my account that I pay by the year is due. Why is it so difficult to check on account status?

Masaru Ted Kamada | 2 March 2003 - 05:54 | reply