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Jethro

Jethro

Why is it that so many totally brain dead morons decide to come to Norfolk, UK?. Is it the ease of claiming benefits, the call from the moronic herd that's already here? God, why have you dumped so many rejects in Great Yarmouth? I wonder if the people of England that pay taxes know of the way thier money is being given for FAGS, DOPE,and BOOZE. Great Yarmouth was once a nice place to live, now, a hell hole.
27/11 Jethro
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boblet42

boblet42

Please note anybody contesting their energy bill with Shell Energy, do not use this link it is in fact Shell under another name.
26/11 boblet42
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boblet42

boblet42

Still with my GrrrrnStar Gripe folks but really angry now. Using the internet for guidance I was guided to "Resolver". I was treated initially well by "Resolver" with both sympathy & understanding. I admit I had rolled over on a couple of issues to resolve my beef with Shell, but in the main adopting a give a bit take a bit, attitude gave me peace of mind. Until today, I received a letter from Shell with some photostat copies of my GreenStar bills. These could only be sent to me independently from GreenStar according to Shell. I could not understand the bills so I carried on looking for answers. Again I ended up speaking to a really nice girl from Resolver, she was sympathetic, helpful up to a point, but could not answer any questions relating to figures. She offered me the chance to speak to someone from Shell who could help. I wanted an independent look so I was suspicious, I asked for her name? Zhane, she replied. I asked who she worked for? Shell she replied. Shell is the "RESOLVER" A penny dropped.
26/11 boblet42
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Jethro

Jethro

National debt hits record £2.08trillion as Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns of cuts to come.

Don't worry about the "Cuts to come", be terrified of the new Taxes to come.
20/11 Jethro
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boblet42

boblet42

I am worried that the government warm home grant is not being applied in a proper manner to energy users' bills. I must stress I am not an accountant or mathematician. I do not intend to make any spurious accusations. My reasons for bringing this to your attention are the tedious answers I am receiving from Shell Energy, who have gobbled up my previous suppliers. I hope some knowledgeable Griper might be a recipient of this grant & have accountancy savvy.
19/11 boblet42
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boblet42

boblet42

The part I could not understand. was explained to me by a guy from Barclays, during a phone call to protest the second Greenstar increase. It is in the wording of the direct debit. Greenstar could increase my direct debit at will, he volunteered that Barclays would give me my money back, they would then reclaim it from Greenstar, which he did, twice in fact. I do not know whether Barclays claimed it back from Greenstar but they did reimburse me twice. Due to all this upset, I am now following the trail of the mythical £140 Warm Home government grant. I was awarded it some years ago. It seems another grey area in which Greenstar has not been customer friendly. The lesson I have learned over the years is that the modern business world rewards scammers. it accepts scamming as the norm. in the day, we only had the odd Doctor Savundra (Fire Auto & Marine) to contend with. Since Thatcher, the scam system is the accepted business template. Tune in next week when Flash nabs Ming. HAHA, Good luck and Good Moaning Bob.
18/11 boblet42
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grampa bill

grampa bill

You are right Bob42 i was being childish, but you comment on the direct debit is dead on and not just with the power companies, with my elec and gas i have a set direct debit which they cannot change and if the amount is more than i pay i can if i want get a refund and if the amount is over i normally pay the extra on line, the only type of debit i have that seems to help itself happens to be the council as i pay an alarm and warden charge which changes every month, sometimes its about £10 a month and other times up to £20 per month and the other is my internet which has gone up in 8 years from £20 a month to over £50, but where possible i use PayPal when i buy online and i have used them for over ten years and never had any problems with them ,i know what i have written is not much help, but i do agree with you when it comes to not having the control over money and giving out information there is not a single site that will allow you to visit without you clicking the "I agree Box" which allows them while you are connected to roam your PC
18/11 grampa bill
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boblet42

boblet42

I opened a direct Debit first with Scottish power then Hudson Energy, who merged with Green Star who were then swallowed up by my present supplier Shell Energy. I was happy with it for a number of years. Until Green Star doubled it on two separate occasions. Being left destitute for a week I was forced to cancel the direct debit, (Not easy! requiring a written letter to the Bank) which not realized by me, had given them permission to enter my bank account as and when they wished. If they need more money they take more money. You can be left destitute. The tragedy is, a direct debit is based on guesswork. The companies predictions of what energy you might use. They ignore smart meters preferring guesstimates. My advice to you my friends is to look at your direct debits you have given a key to the hen house to FOXY power.
18/11 boblet42
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boblet42

boblet42

Temper Temper. GB
17/11 boblet42
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grampa bill

grampa bill

Boblet 42, Are you sure you are talking about mobility scooters, the way you go on it sounds like you are the head mechanic for a formula 1 racing team, and are you sure you are a Robert (bob) and not a Richard (dick) because you sound like a total. Richard .PS have a nice day.
17/11 grampa bill
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boblet42

boblet42

Wow, I did not realize GB that all I had to do was spend a couple of hundred quid on Chinese batteries. I've been changing, wheel bearings, tyres, wigwags, Ball joints, Ignition switch's, Carbon brush's, Throttle pots, & steering columns etc. I wish I had met you sooner. With your intellectual guidance, I could have saved myself a pot of money to spend on my child bride as we sped along on our tandem MPV.
17/11 boblet42
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grampa bill

grampa bill

"WOW" whats it like living in the fast lane repairing mobility scooters ? the only thing that can go wrong is a flat battery and as for Susie she must have the patience of a saint to put up with her front room turned into a garage. by an old man.
17/11 grampa bill
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boblet42

boblet42

I spend time repairing mobility scooters. Susie is ok with me having one or two in the living room. I buy them not working, get them working then steam round Buttershaw.
16/11 boblet42
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grampa bill

grampa bill

boblet42 did you like the verse, and as for being called Scouse, i worked and was in the army with a few lads from Liverpool and they had no problems with being called Scouse, and while i am on about Liverpool, i worked in Trafalgar docks for a while on a ship called the Manxman, which i saw has since been sent to the scrap yard, and another place i remember with good times was a place called "The She club also known as the Black Cat club but i am willing to bet that that is well long gone, and to end with I had a girl friend who actually lived in "Penny Lane". PS you sound like a Scouse Alf Garnet, the way you about life, but there must be things you are happy with, whats your favourite thing to do, when i got to 75 (last year ) i started painting with acrilic paints on canvas, and although i am no artist (ex painter and decorator) i have sold quite a few to neighbours who say they are good, as well as teaching myself to play the guitar (strumming) in tune to loads of old sixties songs, i beats just sitting around glued to the TV with all the rubbish that is shown the last few years, (except for "Game of Thrones" i loved it) its nice chatting but i have a hot pot in the oven and its time to end, chin up were "British",
16/11 grampa bill
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boblet42

boblet42

You are right in the respect of age GB. Now when I text "when can I pick up my free watch as advertised"? by someone with lots of odd letters in their name on facebook. I am called an old idiot. or when I am cut up on the road by a boy racer hiding behind blacked out windows in a black german fart in a bottle. I am called a soft old Scouse TMat. I thought it was a Bradistani thing. I really do want to call them a more appropriate name & the longer people continue to call me an old scouser, it may assist my defense in the ultimate racial armageddon.
16/11 boblet42
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