Anonymous

Very Good Show, But Get Rick Steves Off The Air

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That ego guy sticks his face everywhere and is boring as *** Stop those shorts from him after the quality programming because these shorts suck and detract from the previous program. Would not do anything Rick Steves recommends or buy anything he sells. PBS has good programming and should stick to what they do best. The bad ads and programs like Rick Steves detract from their reputation. Lose him somewhere in Europe and don't bring him back.
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Pros:
  • Scenery is sometimes good
Cons:
  • Does not disclose real culture of the places
  • Possibly is paid for his recommendations so they are unreliable
  • Tells of only the basic places

Preferred solution: Get this guy off the air, so dull and boring

User's recommendation: Don't watch his shows or buy anything from him

2 comments
Guest

The guy is super dull and a turn off. When he comes on, I turn him off and then do not watch PBS.

Guest
reply icon Replying to comment of Guest-2027285

Why is this older guy Rick Steves now narrating a TV show about actress Jodie Foster? Nothing to do with his other shows for travel (of which I am also not a fan).

This show on Foster was not well done, either, and his voice is very wimpy.

Why wasn't this show narrated by a female, which would be much more appropriate. Weird and ***

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Anonymous
map-marker Brooksville, Florida

No respect for the President of US

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I have bought and donated to PBS. Am very upset with the way you disrespect our President. Unless things change will not be donating
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User's recommendation: No respect

Anonymous

Africa's Great Civilizations'

Does not belong to PBS. Taken from the books The Hope.
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Conception Qks

Misled/not informed on Gift Card purchase

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My grandchildren (Christmas visit from out of state) were given Hibbett Sports cards from our area of the country. There was no reason to believe that the card could not be used for online purchases so no worry over the Christmas gift card or location of Hibbett stores in their area. Of all the cards I have purchased, or been given, (from well-known stores offering and encouraging "gift cards" and having advertised online sites for purchase of merchandise) none have ever been known NOT to accept their very own gift cards! This is the 21st century and there were more online purchases this year than any year prior. The age of buyers has increased dramatically and with this we have seen more shopping on line. However, there is also an increase in online spending with the middle age group and younger customers as well. You do the research! Now I know that Hibbett does NOT honor gift card purchases online and that it is in the small print. If that policy is to be kept by Hibbett's company then there should be a readable sign posted at the register or check out persons should be trained to tell buyers about the absurd condition of sale when a card is purchased. This was embarrassing to my child and grandchildren when they had to return the cards. It was certainly even more embarrassing to my son and daughter-in-law who purchased and gave the cards at Christmas.
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Loss:
$75
Pros:
  • Will see
Reason of review:
False advertising/impression - Gift Card - Sold card that would not work online

Preferred solution: Let the company propose a solution

Anonymous
map-marker Beaumont, Texas

Respect lost!

I tried to activate my "So Called" PBS account. My problem was with my activation code L97AHB264 would not activate. I called to inquire why. I tried the suggestion offered, but it didn't work. I called back and was treated like my problem was insignificant to them. I told them that I called twice and due to their attitude I wished to cancel. I wasn't belligerent or screaming, but I wanted to speak with a supervisor. After numerous request for a supervisor, the person who was supposed to be helping me hung up in my face. not happy.
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Loss:
$9
Anonymous
map-marker Rawlins, Wyoming

PBS Reception

I am so pissed about the lack of reception by PBS. I have repeatedly complained to them about this before, still they continue to NOT understand how important some of their programing is to the rest of us. I want to see Masterpiece Theater, Nova and various history programs. If they cannot provide the service w/the finest quality, then by all means Optimum should have a right to be released from any contracts that are binding that prevents them from having your corporation to bring in PBS from Colorado or Utah. You people charge an arm and a leg and then some to have the privilege of entertainment. I have shut down some of your programing and will continue to do so or replace it w/Direct. Kapeesh? Ms. Lynne Stevenson
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1 comment
Guest

I had the same problem and got an off-the-air antenna just to get PBS. Worked like a charm.

Anonymous
map-marker Riverside, California

Tavis Smiley slanders Christians on gov't funded PBS

PBS should cancel the Tavis Smiley show and stop wasting our tax payer dollars to air such filth and lies. On June 10, 2010 Tavis Smiley slandered all Christians and said on his show in defense of Muslim violence "that Christians are doing the "same thing" blowing things up in America" and went on to claim that post offices are being attached be Christan's and that Columbine massacre was conducted by Christians and that Tea Party activists are calling calling black people N word which is completely untrue. A $50,000 reward still exists for any video tape of any such incidence. I call for a ban of public funds to air such lies and hatred. This is not a point of view Tavis Smiley is not telling the truth and owes an apology to Christians that he slandered. See for yourself. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH0YYic_JpY
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Guest

If you don't like what he has to say don't watch him. As much *** talking as Christian shows do you really have no room to talk.

Pat Robertson comes to mind.

Can we take him off the air please? No? Oh that's right because we live in America.

Please check what country you are living in. The freedom that allows you to practice your religion is the same freedom you are stepping on.

Anonymous
map-marker Destin, Florida

Thay changed there name IBS integreated biz sales from pbs global

thay changed there name but not there game the new # is 949 528 ****. im sure its the same rick hagan and his crue, the old office # also goes to the same awnser machine, this guys will not quit even thay are on trail for the feds now.thay claim thay are in ca, but thay close at 5 eastern time, it said so on the awnser machine, i wonder what is going on with thes guys just type in rick hagan in googel or andy *** he is the one i met, he wood say any thing to get your money i think he has already been found guilty
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Guest

This company takes on businesses "for sale" and advertises them on their website... but that's it.

Calls to the number lead nowhere, and the company cannot be contacted once they know you're onto them. They will charge your credit card every month for the rest of your life until you finally cancel your card or take some kind of legal action. Since they took 5 minutes to post your company, they can say that they are providing what you asked - but there is absolutely NOONE manning the ship.

It's all about collecting monthly payments for nothing. AVOID AT ALL COSTS.

Guest

Did you even go to school? Your grammar is terrible.

It all fun to rant and rave over what YOU think it the truth. Get you facts straight so you don't sound like a fool!

Guest
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I am sure Rick Hagan was behind all this. He didn't want to pay the child support for his son that he was supposed to pay so he hide his income and blamed it all on his employees but yet he is serving the least amount of time.

Where is the justice for everyone he scammmed even his own son!!!!!

Guest

This is NOT the same company. PBS Global declared bankruptcy in Oct of 08.

IBS,is a company out of California that bought PBS Global's Assets. IBS does NOT come close to following any of the practices of PBS Global. They are stricly a marketing and advertising firm for businesses that are for sale by owner. There is no money back guarantees, no fees or comissions paid after a sale.

They have a upfront setup cost followed by a monthly payment. Thats it.

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Anonymous
map-marker Destin, Florida

Pbs global call fraud hot line ron 316 267 ****

Fraud Trial. Call Ron Emit (SecretService) 316-269-****. Next month they these guys. going to pay $18,500,000 to victoms of this scam. For more info google Rick Hagen fraud. Two of the original owners have been to federal prision before on this same charge. Google Andy *** fraud. He has already plead guilty. the trial is next month, get your money back! Look up marvin hicks fraud, andy *** fraud, richard hagan fraud,anthony smoker fraud cheri and john persaud fraud, brain resinnen fraud, You will not get your money back if you do not call the hot line,
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Loss:
$4600

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