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spartan61 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-22-09 03:19 PM
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I'm ready to spit nails...
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We have been traveling from Maine to Michigan for a class reunion. Just checked into the motel, (Sleep Inn Choice Hotels) turned the TV on to see what news we have missed via MSNBC and... NO MSNBC, NO CNN, only Faux News!!! HBO and many other channels, but no MSNBC. I can't stomach Faux and refuse to watch it. I can't complain to the front desk because they are employees and have no authority to do anything about the channels. When I get home I plan to call and write the Choice Hotels Headquarters to register my complaint. I don't care that they offer Faux, but please give us a choice of cable news. Does anyone have any other ideas that I should do?
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  -I'm ready to spit nails... spartan61  Jul-22-09 03:19 PM   #0 
  - We should keep this kicked and ask others to complain as well.  NoSheep   Jul-22-09 03:20 PM   #1 
  - Stream msnbc on your computer? Watch a movie instead?  babylonsister   Jul-22-09 03:20 PM   # 
  - Read a paper.  tekisui   Jul-22-09 03:20 PM   #2 
  - Just read that Comcast is dropping MSNBC.  Betsy Ross   Jul-22-09 03:22 PM   #3 
  - Where did you read that???  MNDemNY   Jul-22-09 03:26 PM   #8 
  - That changes my plan to look into a switch to Comcast  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jul-22-09 03:40 PM   #14 
  - That is simply not true  Bluenorthwest   Jul-22-09 03:53 PM   #20 
  - It's still part of basic cable in the Chicago area. nt  City Lights   Jul-22-09 04:00 PM   #22 
  - Can you give a link?  Raine1967   Jul-22-09 04:02 PM   #23 
     - if they drop it from Basic, that will be huge. HUGE.  inna   Jul-22-09 08:25 PM   #33 
  - I mentioned this one time and was completely shot down  Horse with no Name   Jul-22-09 03:23 PM   #4 
  - Sleep Inn Choice Hotels contact info  NoSheep   Jul-22-09 03:23 PM   #5 
  - You can too complain to the front desk.  donheld   Jul-22-09 03:24 PM   #6 
  - I would lodge a complaint in a very nice way at the desk...then write the CEO, etc.  NoSheep   Jul-22-09 03:25 PM   #7 
  - Fox on the TV at Holiday Inn too  BlueGirlRedState   Jul-22-09 03:27 PM   #9 
  - Talk to the front desk  nosmokes   Jul-22-09 03:30 PM   #10 
  - Visit The Front Desk  zorahopkins   Jul-22-09 03:31 PM   #11 
  - Great Idea. I'm going to follow up on your advice. Thanks!  spartan61   Jul-22-09 08:04 PM   #30 
  - Complain to the manager or whoever is in charge. n/t  Political Tiger   Jul-22-09 03:32 PM   #12 
  - Check out EconoLodge  derby378   Jul-22-09 03:39 PM   #13 
  - Aren't they the same "chain" as Comfort Inn? If so, corporate won't do anything  csziggy   Jul-22-09 03:41 PM   #15 
  - Buck up. On my lat road trip, half the motels had non-functional wi-fi  imdjh   Jul-22-09 03:42 PM   #16 
  - I think that's why Fox supposedly win in the ratings  Catherine Vincent   Jul-22-09 03:44 PM   #17 
  - Interesting. But they'd have to provide incentives. Maybe they give it away free to motel/hotel  rvablue   Jul-22-09 04:18 PM   #25 
     - Equipment  Occulus   Jul-22-09 08:22 PM   #32 
  - I haven't had cable news for over three years now...  JuniperLea   Jul-22-09 03:45 PM   #18 
  - I have noticed that in my travels as well  maxpower   Jul-22-09 03:47 PM   #19 
  - Write To AAA and Mobil and Others!  zorahopkins   Jul-22-09 03:56 PM   #21 
  - If you've reserved Sleep Inn Choice for the rest of your trip, get on the Internet and look for  rvablue   Jul-22-09 04:16 PM   #24 
  - Is it just this Sleep Inn?  mcar   Jul-22-09 04:30 PM   #26 
  - At least, CNN  question everything   Jul-22-09 04:34 PM   #27 
  - maybe you should go get hammered...?  dysfunctional press   Jul-22-09 04:34 PM   #28 
  - By all means contact them.  lpbk2713   Jul-22-09 04:38 PM   #29 
  - A few ideas:  LWolf   Jul-22-09 08:19 PM   #31 
  - Sounds like our hospital.  madamesilverspurs   Jul-22-09 08:25 PM   #34 
  - Most small hotels like this are independently owned  RubyDuby in GA   Jul-23-09 11:44 AM   #35 
 

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