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* Posts by poopoo

16 posts • joined 13 May 2016

ATM fees shake-up may push Britain towards cashless society

poopoo

A society where beggars have bank accounts and carry card reading machines? Sure, we are going to fix poverty sometime soon and create a fair and just society. In the meantime there are encampments of homeless people- communities within the community, in every UK city. Or do we just ignore abject poverty?

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Please come back! TalkTalk woos customers with broadband offers

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It was never about price. My blind 91 year old mother in rural isolation and looking after her recuperating husband was left all winter without a phone. Months of screaming down to phone to script reading foreign call centres. I had to fight for a refund. Criminally inept. Talktalk? Nevernever!

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BBC Telly Tax petition given new Parliament debate date

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Thirty years without TV and I am still getting threatening letters. If I want them to stop I simply have to take the time to give them my data. GIVE them my data. I thought demanding money with menaces was a crime but not if you are part of "the establishment", it seems.

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Apple’s facial recognition: Well, it is more secure for the, er, sleeping user

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Re: Like fingerprints

I agree with that. Apple had to be dragged kicking and screaming into environmental responsibility, then you'd think they invented it. Likewise they swore the single button mouse was so much better. I believed them, until of course I got a two button mouse.

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Ofcom creates watchdog specifically to make sure Openreach is behaving

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I had a recent broadband land line connection. I was a bit puzzled when the visiting engineer introduced himself as being from BT. A few moments later matters were clarified- he meant Openreach. But IT IS BT and clearly its employees think of it as BT. I tried to free myself of Virgin Media's exploitive pricing a couple of years ago by changing to a non- BT service but Openreach left me hanging and my new supplier could do nothing. I think this was deliberate. Openreach do not communicate directly with lowly end users either so I was stuffed.

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God save the Queen... from Donald Trump. So say 1 million Britons

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Re: Are you suggesting that

...or any petition at all. I'm starting a Militant Apathy Party, or I would if I could be bothered.

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ICO fines Morrisons for emailing customers who didn't want to be emailed

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Re: "We sent out an information message"

If there's a paid return envelope use that, mark it "junk mail return" and stuff it with anything else you can find to get the weight up. With Raddled Old Whore (sorry "Virgin" Media) , I would almost be tempted to add a dollop of excreta but this is illegal and unfair to staff who probably get enough metaphorical shit dumped on them already.

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poopoo

Ken Morrison was shafted by the business his family built up from a little cheese stall in a Bradford market. Imagine your own child spitting in your face. Big business eh?

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Virgin Media swallows 215,000 new fibre customers in Blighty

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Virgin? Raddled old whore more-like. Set up by a capitalist darling who began his career attempting to defraud the Inland revenue.. nasty, greedy, rip-off company.

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Cuffed: Govt contractor 'used work PC to leak' evidence of Russia's US election hacking

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"undermining faith in government" ? Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!Ha!

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FBI let alleged pedo walk free rather than explain how they snared him

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FBI - Nonces

If the FBI distribute child porn that makes then nonces in my book.

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Surrey teen charged over Mumsnet hack attack

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Re: SWATing

... or a Down's Syndrome man playing in his cowboy costume.

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Re: SWATing

Unless you are a Down's Syndrome man playing in a cowboy costume or a backpacker in the underground.

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CIA says it 'accidentally' nuked torture report hard drive

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Fascism with apple pie. The CIA is brazenly telling Obama and all America that they are in charge and can fob the nation off with bullshit that a five year old could see through. More fuel for the jihadists and sometimes I think they may have something when they talk about The Great Satan.

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TalkTalk customers decide to StayStay after £3m in free upgrades

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Re: And they abuse the elderly too.

Just to qualify, Mum has some hearing in one ear!

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poopoo

And they abuse the elderly too.

My blind and deaf mum, nearly 90, frail, alone (husband in hospital) and isolated ( rural,no bus service) was left two winter months without a phone when Talktalk's already patchy "service" went tits-up altogether. When finally restored I had to fight the CEO tooth-and-nail for both refund and "compensation" of (wait for it) 25 quid. Any decent organisation would have waived fees for a year and sent a bunch of flowers. Not Talktalk. Talktalk is cheapcheap. Cheapcheap and very, very nasty. Just like its uncaring elder- abusing CEO.

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