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    Info a word of warning to everyone!!!

    I have just been sent a PM by someone who will remain nameless, but willieboy said that his *12 month gift* which he got free with his skybox from amazon has stopped working after a channel update. The channel lists DO NOT affect the *GIFTS* under any circumstances and this is more than likely a scammer.

    What they do is simple, they sell on places such as Ebay or Amazon, and they sell the boxes with a 12 month *FREE* gift which is sometimes too good to be true. but as soon as the 45 day limit has gone up (this is the paypal refund time limit) they then turn OFF the lines leaving you having to purchase a new line - they hope from them.
    do not be ripped off, there are plenty of genuine suppliers without having to buy on ebay or amazon and sometimes it is worth paying that little bit extra to get better quality and support..
    A wise man once said " "

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    Great shout, happened to a friend of mine, stopped working had to buy a full new line.

    Do your research, the information is easily gained, swerve Gifts at all costs unless you have a solid track record with the vendor.

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    a fool is easily fooled.........myself i mean. now begins my quest for further knowledge, and a box to play with to boot!!!
    det: my faith and trust in you is beyond question...........at least i've got a good channel update site!!!

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    If somone buys a box with a 12 month line is an idiot in my oppinion. They are people that should not be able to have cs

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    @rookie, depends who you get them off m8. ive seen people get 6 months and then end up paying £20 more than if they just got a 12 monther because it comes round so quick
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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Detector View Post
    What they do is simple, they sell on places such as Ebay or Amazon, and they sell the boxes with a 12 month *FREE* gift which is sometimes too good to be true. but as soon as the 45 day limit has gone up (this is the paypal refund time limit) they then turn OFF the lines leaving you having to purchase a new line - they hope from them.
    Was the seller Realist ????

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    ooo handbags at dawn
    A wise man once said " "

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    People want a quick fix, which is fine but then don't moan when it all goes wrong. If it seems to good it normally is. Google and this forum is your friend, go out, learn and do it yourself.

    Sent from my HTC One X using Tapatalk 2

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    started a good one here det!!!!!! i've had the box for 4 months ,so i,m maybe lucky it lasted that long. it is what it is. now i'm looking for a more reliable provider AND learning a little bit more about the box.
    ROOKIE: nope...i'm not an idiot.....just a learner

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    Are there any recommended ones for porn? Might as well admit I wouldn't mind watching a bit of filth

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    Quote Originally Posted by reverend View Post
    Are there any recommended ones for porn? Might as well admit I wouldn't mind watching a bit of filth
    You dirty cunt..... Det will sort you out ;-)

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    I don't know if you've tried Futubox but they had a decent filth channel I was looking for a replacement PSU for a Dreambox last night and spotted eBay is full of people selling these subs as gifts - surely Sky are going to kill this off soon as it's just crazy how many people are starting to rip it off now on eBay?!

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    i just love the banter on here!!! shootin the breeze.

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    these dickheads are all over the facebook selling groups flogging various boxes with subs from £120-£250 not even using fake profiles, they deserve to be caught.

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    For anyone new using a payserver i would also only get a month sub at a time. The new pairing system is gathering pace as more and more cards are getting the
    "This is the wrong card for this box" message.

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by consoles View Post
    these dickheads are all over the facebook selling groups flogging various boxes with subs from £120-£250 not even using fake profiles, they deserve to be caught.
    I imagine they will mate, and anyone who's paid for their 'services' will get a knock at some point as well. Anyone who is stupid enough to advertise 'services' like this and gets caught will end up doing more time inside than a Paedo or granny mugger the way the law works in favour of the corporations in this country.

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    I'm an idiot then.

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    Default Re: a word of warning to everyone!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kroner View Post
    For anyone new using a payserver i would also only get a month sub at a time. The new pairing system is gathering pace as more and more cards are getting the
    "This is the wrong card for this box" message.
    Ballshit! Unfounded!

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    I can say that from experience being in the area mentioned we have yet to see ANY problems with card pairing and so on. and if its true what I got told a couple of weeks back - it does not matter much now anyway @
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    12 month 'free gifts' don't last the full 12 months???

    I for one, am shocked...

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