TWC Tells Customer To Shove ‘A Pack Of Matches’ Under Broken Router

TWC Tells Customer To Shove ‘A Pack Of Matches’ Under Broken Router

Short version: Mark got high-speed wireless with Time Warner Cable. They gave him a dirty, fidgety router that if you touch the power supply, it resets. When he got a tech to come back, the tech told him to shove a pack of matches and a bottle cap under the router to keep it from moving.

UPDATE: Comcast Tech Fails Installing Cable to Customer’s Heart

UPDATE: Comcast Tech Fails Installing Cable to Customer’s Heart

Eager to prevent another snakesonablog style sleepy tech debacle, a Comcast rep contacted us about the unwelcomlingly amorous cable installer. She says:

Comcast Tech Fails Installing Cable to Customer’s Heart

Comcast Tech Fails Installing Cable to Customer’s Heart

It’s expected that Comcast cable installs are both late and flawed, but Andrew W’s friend adds a new wrinkle: unwelcome love advances.

Time Warner Cable Install A Sisyphean Ordeal

Time Warner Cable Install A Sisyphean Ordeal

This is pathetic. Time Warner Cable, you are a corpulent prude whore, an easy slut who won’t put out.

The Cableman Strikes Thrice!

The Cableman Strikes Thrice!

We think we’ve discovered the Rosetta Stone of cable company installation stories.