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#609955 - 27th Oct 2011 2:11pm virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it
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Hi peoples,

Had virgin just over 2 years ago and they never picked up the V+ HD box. Can i sell it? Is it any use to any one?

Thanks


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#610048 - 27th Oct 2011 3:28pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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I would be interested in it.

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#610057 - 27th Oct 2011 3:37pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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cool mate send us a pm with a offer dude
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#610709 - 28th Oct 2011 9:05am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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It is still the property of Virgin, Plus it won't work as the box, and the card are registered to your account, lots of these are for Sale on ebay but I'm afraid it's only useful as a door stop.

Dave

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#610738 - 28th Oct 2011 10:19am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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Sky Box=Your property
Cable Box=Their property

Essentially you just rent the cable box.

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#610750 - 28th Oct 2011 10:32am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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i thought that its just been over a year and ive told them 3 times to pick it up. I just assumed they didnt want it back!
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#610754 - 28th Oct 2011 10:39am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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I have my own card, as i have just the standard box. Would just like to be able to record programmes i miss. So it should work once my card is in it, shouldn't it?

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#610758 - 28th Oct 2011 10:52am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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Had a look on their website, they dont do the V+ box anymore as they have changed it to the Tivo box. No wonder they haven't been in touch with you to take it back!

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#610785 - 28th Oct 2011 11:41am Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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I would call them and tell them to take it back, you have no need for it anymore.
i used to be with them and they made the effort to take the remote back and the box.
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#610807 - 28th Oct 2011 12:10pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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summer01 aka tombradier dont you read previous posts?????
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#610809 - 28th Oct 2011 12:13pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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Yes i do,just helping.
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#610812 - 28th Oct 2011 12:16pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: nicky]
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Originally Posted By: nicky
I have my own card, as i have just the standard box. Would just like to be able to record programmes i miss. So it should work once my card is in it, shouldn't it?


In general, no.

The card is linked to the box, and the V+ service is activated/deactivated via signal sent down the line, so basically all you're going to get are the freeview channels (and not all of them) in another room.

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#610813 - 28th Oct 2011 12:16pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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#610814 - 28th Oct 2011 12:19pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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Thats a shame frown so now my only option really is to take out a tivo box which will cost me per month, rather than just buying a box.

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#610830 - 28th Oct 2011 12:33pm Re: virgin V+ HD box Can i sell it [Re: MrBrightside]
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It looks like it, if you want to try and offset some of the cost you could always try ordering via one of the cashback sites like www.quidco.com You'll get just over £60 back which helps to pay for the few quid a month extra the TiVo box is.

Site works quite well, I've been using it for years when I order stuff (and I buy a LOT), I normally get between £50 and £200 a month back from them smile

Depending what you buy and where from you may not earn as much, but even if it's only £50 a year by just clicking through their site before you buy something on eBay or renew your car insurance it's got to be worth it.

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