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July 2, 2008 @ 11:28am

I think I have a pretty good sense of humor. I like to make jokes. I like other peoples' jokes. I just don't get Verizon's peculiar sense of humor.

I ordered FiOS in May. I got an installation date of June 11. On June 11, Verizon Guy #1 came to my house and said:

I am here to install your FiOS. Did someone from Verizon bring the fiber line up from the street to your house yet?

Of course not.

The next day, Verizon Guy #2 came to my door to bring the fiber line up from the street and said:

Did the guy who came here yesterday leave all the equipment I need so I can bring the line up from the street?

Of course not.

Every week since then I've called Verizon to get my FiOS order back on track. Last week they identified me as a person who "wants to reschedule his installation" and said the best they could do was mid-July. I explained that I didn't want to reschedule at all. I wanted them to come out on June 11 and give me FiOS. Finally someone figured out what was going on and — after giving me grief for ordering my service online instead of over the phone — said they would get someone out this week.

Just now Verizon Guy #3 showed up at my door and said:

I am here to install your FiOS. Did someone from Verizon bring the fiber line up from the street to your house yet?

I don't get it.

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