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Old Jun 20th 2021, 1:49 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
Whoever is throwing their pot roaches into our patio is ticking me off. I think I may need to set up a camera and try to catch the culprit, last thing I need is the dog finding it first and eating it.
Oops, sorry J but I read that as pet roaches
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Whoever is throwing their pot roaches into our patio is ticking me off. I think I may need to set up a camera and try to catch the culprit, last thing I need is the dog finding it first and eating it.
That's just bad form; crushing it underfoot and leaving it would be bad enough, but there's no need to pitch it onto your space at all.
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Old Jun 20th 2021, 2:42 am
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Oops, sorry J but I read that as pet roaches
I had to Google it…I had no idea.

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That's just bad form; crushing it underfoot and leaving it would be bad enough, but there's no need to pitch it onto your space at all.
Unfortunately folk throwing stuff from above is part and parcel of living in an apartment/condo building.
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Unfortunately folk throwing stuff from above is part and parcel of living in an apartment/condo building.
Oh, I thought he meant it was people tossing them from the sidewalk.
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Oh, I thought he meant it was people tossing them from the sidewalk.
I am not sure where they are coming from, there is a side walk that goes past our patio and we are the end unit so people walk past all day, also bottom floor so I guess it could be coming from upstairs as well from 2nd or 3rd floor unit, although smoking isn't permitted inside units or patio balconies so if it is from above they are breaking the rules.
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Have all these people forgotten the use of the simple ashtray?
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Old Jun 21st 2021, 4:04 pm
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Have all these people forgotten the use of the simple ashtray?
It's probably people who aren't permitted to smoke at home so they take a little walk and when they're done their joint they just flick the butt into jsmith's patio. Have all these people forgotten the use of the simple roach motel? A little can or bottle in the pocket to collect those ends and problem solved.
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Have all these people forgotten the use of the simple ashtray?
As more and more condo buildings are becoming ‘smoke free’, people think they can get away with smoking on the balcony or through an open window. Then they throw the butts over the balcony or out of the window. As well as being a nuisance to those below, it is also a fire hazard. More than one balcony fire has been caused due to this type of behaviour. A row of town houses, not too far away, burnt down because someone had been smoking on the balcony, then dropped the ciggie into a planter. Apparently it was smoldering for a hour or so before the actual fire started. The town houses were made of timber, so it then took hold very quickly. Thank goodness ours are concrete.
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Based on the amount of cigarette butts, I would say a fair chunk of at least cigarette smokers don't care where their butts go, but I do see less pot roaches but then likely less people smoke pot in public since its more regulated than tobacco smoking is.
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
Based on the amount of cigarette butts, I would say a fair chunk of at least cigarette smokers don't care where their butts go, but I do see less pot roaches but then likely less people smoke pot in public since its more regulated than tobacco smoking is.
I would make a formal (in writing) complaint to the Housing Association Management, detailing what is happening and showng a few pictures of the butts and roaches.. ask them to post a 'no smoking within x metres' sign (or supply them with a large old metal coffee can filled with sand to 'butt out' (when I was a smoker I used to carry a portable mini ashtray with clip on lid, so as not to pollute anywhere) Dropping Cig butts is also against bylaws and carries a fine of up to $10,000 (depending on city - for example, this one for Vancouver: https://vancouver.ca/green-vancouver...reduction.aspx (I can't find Kelowna's apart from 2010)


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I seem to have upset Amazon.es by complaining about their carrier......

They "refunded" the cost of four connectors without offering to resupply and, so far, have done absolutely zip about the "missing" hosepipe (€65 worth...)

No reply to my email (via website) sent 16th, no reply to the reminder sent 18th, no reply to a different query sent yesterday.....

Obviously "customer service" translates differently for them....
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I seem to have upset Amazon.es by complaining about their carrier......

They "refunded" the cost of four connectors without offering to resupply and, so far, have done absolutely zip about the "missing" hosepipe (€65 worth...)

No reply to my email (via website) sent 16th, no reply to the reminder sent 18th, no reply to a different query sent yesterday.....

Obviously "customer service" translates differently for them....

You must have been blacklisted.
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I seem to have upset Amazon.es by complaining about their carrier......

They "refunded" the cost of four connectors without offering to resupply and, so far, have done absolutely zip about the "missing" hosepipe (€65 worth...)

No reply to my email (via website) sent 16th, no reply to the reminder sent 18th, no reply to a different query sent yesterday.....

Obviously "customer service" translates differently for them....
Are you contacting them through 'my message centre' on Amazon? I thought I was contacting Amazon when I was actually emailing the vendor -- who didn't reply (deliberately) for months, until we were out fo the 'refund' time limits.. I eventually got a full refund from Amazon.
https://customer-service.xyz/amazon-...tomer-support/ might be of use - email them direct if you can't get a refund via the a-z guarantee
https://www.amazon.es/gp/help/custom...deId=202031330
Worth a try
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Are you contacting them through 'my message centre' on Amazon? I thought I was contacting Amazon when I was actually emailing the vendor -- who didn't reply (deliberately) for months, until we were out fo the 'refund' time limits.. I eventually got a full refund from Amazon.
https://customer-service.xyz/amazon-...tomer-support/ might be of use - email them direct if you can't get a refund via the a-z guarantee
https://www.amazon.es/gp/help/custom...deId=202031330
Worth a try
Yes, I've gone through the message centre and was getting replies from Amazon until now......

When I say replies, I mean, of course, words which neither answer any questions nor actually provide any help.

Items were supplied by Amazon
Order entered on 30 May.
Order split into 2 by Amazon.
Part 1 mishandled by idiot carriers, returned to Amazon and refunded (without asking).
Part 2 "lost" by same between Madrid and Evora.
Total fiasco.
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You must have been blacklisted.
So it seems.....

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