Thursday, January 28, 2010

More Camellia

Spent a good day outside trimming back cold damaged plants.






Had to take another snapshot of the varigated camellia:
The flowering cherry is blooming.

I have another bit of info I would like to share with my viewers:

I recently had to purchase a new battery for my laptop computer. Searching around on the internet I found "Laptops for Less" who sells batteries for the laptops. I ordered the one for my computer. When it came and was installed, my computer sent a message across the screen that the battery was "incompatible".

I logged on and requested a RMA# from Laptops for Less so that I could return the battery.
(You only have 30 days to do this.) So far, after two requests, I have not had any response from them. I'm probably stuck with spending that $75.

Beware of this company!

11 comments:

  1. I think we have all been trimming or thinking about trimming damaged plants...so sorry about your laptop battery......sigh.

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  2. Hi Marilyn, I popped in from Darla's blog.
    Love your flowers, and what a greenhouse you have.
    Sorry to hear about your laptop probs, is there a company over there that can put them to shame?

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  3. Hey there Marilyn! I've been absent for a while but I'm trying to come around again and get back into blogging. You know how it is, life throws us a curve ball every now and then.:-)--Randy

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  4. Marilyn: What a determined story of your life in the profile. I came from Darla's blog to visit. You should send a link to the battery web site to show them they are being put to the test.

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  5. I'm so glad to have discovered your blog! I've enjoyed looking at your greenhouse post. That's such a pretty Camellia, it makes me anxious to see mine bloom, probably not until March though.

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  6. Dropped by to visit, what gorgeous camelia's you have. We will have to wait just a little longer before our beauties unfurl.

    Keep on top of that company, document everything that you send them. Do you have a BBB? Or some sort of consumer ombudsman? Let the local news station know about it. The more the word gets out there the better.

    Good Luck!

    Jen

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  7. I desperately need to get out in the yard! I have been sooo busy working I haven't done anything in the yard! I am going to plant seeds next weekend. I will get some started and bring you some plants! Seems that you are always giving me the plants...so hopefully I can bring you something you don't have!

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  8. Hi Marilyn~~ I detect no bitterness as you recount the nightmare you endured at the hands of a wayward 14 year old. And the miracle of a yellow iris is awe inspiring. ... My son has been looking at laptops, I will be sure to let him know that Laptops for Less is a bogus company. I hope you'll be able to get your money back. Your variegated camellia is a dazzler.

    I look forward to getting to know you better through blogging. I live in Zone 8 also but in the Pacific Northwest.

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  9. Thanks to all of you for dropping by my blog! I would love for someone to interpret the japanese comment for me (LOL)

    My laptop battery problem is finally resolved (I think). I went back to their website and there was a link to an online chat. I tried it and chatted with the operator telling her about the problem with getting an RMA#. She research my Order No. and came back with an RMA# and said that my Visa would be credited. Halleluya! I had never thought about resolving that way.

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