Bitching online for fun and profit

After my rave-turned-rant regarding TiVo, I sent a nasty email to their rebate support center. The result of my haranguing is below:

Thank you for your rebate inquiry. You are a valued Tivo customer, so we arepleased to inform you that we have updated your record. Your rebate submission is now valid. The rebate check should be mailed in the next 4-6weeks.

We appreciate your participation in this promotion. If there is anythingelse we can do to assist you, please contact us We are always happy to help.

You can also track the status of your rebate, using the Tracking number above, at

Promotions Customer Service

All I need to do now is complain about my overcharges and I’ll be all set on the TiVo gravy-train. Of course, they owe me the money, so I’m doing them a favor by being a forward customer.

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  1. TiVo Postscript

    In June, I blogged about the prospect of getting a new, cheap TiVo and my frustration at having been denied the $100 rebate on our Christmas TiVo. Well, I’m happy (and not so happy) to report that both issues have been resolved.
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