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Submission + - Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording

An anonymous reader writes: In yet another example of the quality of Comcast's customer service, a story surfaced today of a Comcast customer who was over-charged for a service that was never provided. At first, the consumer seemed to be on the losing end of a customer service conversation, with Comcast insisting that the charges were fair. But then, the consumer whipped out a recording of a previous conversation that he had with another Comcast representative in which not only was the consumer promised that he wouldn't be charged for services not rendered, but the reason why was explained. Suddenly Comcast conceded, and the fees were dropped. But most telling of all, the Comcast rep implied that she only dropped them because he had taped his previous interaction with Comcast customer service.

Submission + - Are you as excited about Terra Nova as I am? (areyouasexcitedaboutterranovaasiam)

terranovafan writes: The Terra Nova TV series has been confirmed by Fox to be a series that will hit the TV airwaves with a bang. This is going to be one of the biggest science-fiction series in the TV show history. This is a series that runs through the encounters of human beings with the dinosaurs. Terra Nova is a series produced by Steven Spielberg and Chernin Peter.

If it sounds interesting, there’s a few things you should know.

The production cost of each episode in this series cost a massive $4 million. This is one of the costly TV series ever produced. But then, if you want quality, you should invest for it. This is why the quality of this series is going to be on tops.

The huge cost of producing each episode in terms of script writing and directing as made the traditional method of filming to be scrapped off. The piloting and shutting down of the production will be also avoided in the first thirteen episodes that will be screened on May. This is because it will be a double expense to shut down and start reproduction of this series.

The series centres on the Shannon family as they join the tenth pilgrimage of settlers to Terra Nova. This is the first colony of humans in this second chance for civilization. The major characters include father Jim, wife Elizabeth, young son Josh, daughter Maddy and the Commander Frank Taylor.
The main producers are Steven Spielberg and Chernin Peter. These are the major forces behind this eagerly awaited TV series.

The first episodes of this series was scheduled on the nights of 23rd and 24th May, but was later delayed until Fall 2011 because of special effects issues. You will be able to Watch Terra Nova online at many sites around the web, if you can't get near a TV.

The script writers of Terra Nova were Kelly Marcel and Craig Silverstein. Silverstein is a lady who has done other scripts for movies like Bones and The Dead Zone.

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