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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Apr 24th 2018, 12:38 am
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Uranus is surrounded by rotten egg gas. That made me smile today, but only because I'm feeling particularly juvenile.
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Old Apr 24th 2018, 12:47 am
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Uranus is surrounded by rotten egg gas. That made me smile today, but only because I'm feeling particularly juvenile.
Rotten egg gas around planet Uranus - BBC News
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Old Apr 25th 2018, 4:21 am
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Old Apr 25th 2018, 8:11 am
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I've always thought there was something faintly odd about the place & its inhabitants....
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This

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Old Apr 27th 2018, 1:11 am
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Yes. We do litter pick ups coz of the birds, whales etc.
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Old Apr 28th 2018, 8:36 am
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I don't know which made me smile more: that FIFA has regulations regarding "influence", that it sought to reference them, or that The Orange Prick believes its ok to exert political influence in the USA's bid to host the World Cup.
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Very clever, Google:

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BT customer services advised me a few weeks ago that if we cancelled our package with them when we move out of our house, cancellation fees would be over £800. I rang them again today and asked how much our cancellation fees would be - £412. I'll have that, even though it's sort of proof that they pull these figures out of their bums. And the nice folks at Wirral Council have advised they're refunding just over £1,000 of our Council tax.

I know that I'm still 'out' £412, but it feels like a win
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
BT customer services advised me a few weeks ago that if we cancelled our package with them when we move out of our house, cancellation fees would be over £800. I rang them again today and asked how much our cancellation fees would be - £412. I'll have that, even though it's sort of proof that they pull these figures out of their bums. And the nice folks at Wirral Council have advised they're refunding just over £1,000 of our Council tax.

I know that I'm still 'out' £412, but it feels like a win
How in hell's name can they get away with issuing a Contract with this stipulation ?????
What happens if somebody unfortunately passes away , do they in this case also insist on compensation ?
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Old Apr 30th 2018, 10:17 am
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How in hell's name can they get away with issuing a Contract with this stipulation ?????
What happens if somebody unfortunately passes away , do they in this case also insist on compensation ?
Not sure, Ingles. If we were moving into another permanent address straight away we could have just changed the package to our new address, they'll also suspend payment for up to 3 months, but that doesn't fit with our plans.
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Not sure, Ingles. If we were moving into another permanent address straight away we could have just changed the package to our new address, they'll also suspend payment for up to 3 months, but that doesn't fit with our plans.
WTF , Obviously there's no Consumer Protection Agency worth its salt in UK anymore
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WTF , Obviously there's no Consumer Protection Agency worth its salt in UK anymore
It's my own fault really - we had no thoughts of selling up and moving back to Oz when we took out the contract, so didn't bother with checking cancellation charges. Not that we could have worked out how much they'd be - not even BT seems to be able to work them out
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