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Why is it when you wait for someone to come they always come late?

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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
Today i have the great joy of waiting for sky to come and was told a time between 8am-3pm

whats the betting they come at 3pm or even after

Am i the only one who is always waiting right until the end time

The only company who were quick was phoniex gas who came within half and hour!
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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
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#1
luckily when i get sky installed i got a call the night before saying 'he will be there between 12 & 1!' he showed up at 12:30, good eh!
#2
your not alone there my friend
#3
I have had a few occasions like this, where I had to take time off work waiting for couriers etc only for them not to appear.

Really gets me mad and sends me up the walls.
#4
and this also annoys me that when we asked bt not to come until after 1pm as no one would be in they came at 10.30 am and left a note to tell us we werent in when they called!
#5
catinthehat
luckily when i get sky installed i got a call the night before saying 'he will be there between 12 & 1!' he showed up at 12:30, good eh!


Me too, I always get a call from the engineer the night before indicating a shorter time slot :thumbsup:
#6
Best is when you wait in all day, they dont come and say they called.
Like how i was in ALL day and no-one even knocked!
#7
Biggest problem here is communication, the chain is only as strong as the weakest link, and there is always a weak link when it comes to all kinds of utilities.

You are not alone, and to be honest, I dont think we are ever going to see a company sort their act out. Maybe when it gets really tough and they are fighting for our money, someone will step up and really make a difference. Ill be waiting. . . ..
#8
yeah thats the problem they know that you will wait

sky were meant to come on thurs but never showed up so better today
#9
A Sky engineer should call you about 8am & tell you what time they should arrive (normally within 2 hours i.e. between 12-2)
banned#10
Slightly off topic - but i'm a stickler for punctuality and hate people that arrive late!
Once my ex gf was running so late for a date, when I called her she said she was 2 mins away then i heard the train ticket inspector then she admiited she was running 30 mins late. I just cancelled the date and went home. lol.
#11
any sign yet?
#12
as luck would have it we missed them..funny that seeing as we were in the house but they will be here 1st thing tomorrow :)
banned#13
Even worse is when they say they will be there at 8:30AM then call at 8:20 to say they are running a little late and will be there at 9AM and then proceed to waltz in at 11AM. WTF!

plumber did that to me the other day!

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