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Offline Newportnobby

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7905 on: May 06, 2022, 10:19:20 PM »
Surprise, surprise - I had an e mail from my power supplier telling me prices would be rising.
Gasp. Horror. Shock! Probe!
I've been living under a rock for the past year and didn't know this ::)
I tried to call them but I guess whoever was working from home that day had gone out, so I mailed them a reply today...........

Hi,
I tried to phone yesterday and that was an exercise in futility as after 21 minutes listening to the twanging music I threw the phone at the wall and retired to a mental institution.
I have changed my monthly DD to 85 as I expected prices to rise and will keep an eye on things.
Please don't bang on to me about smart meters. I have had your smart meters for about 4 years or so now and it was you, E.ON, who informed me they were no longer compatible with your new 'Next' systems. You asked if I wanted smart meters and when I replied "Yes" you told me they were not available yet.
Maybe you'd like to give me an update on that situation.
Yours unhappily


Every mail I get from EON tells me to get a meter reading but I've been telling them the meters are just blank so I can't get a reading. After the latest epistle from them on Monday I shouted back at them i.e. used BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS IN LARGE CASE.
Lo and behold I had a reply telling me exactly how I can get a reading by pressing 6 four times and the first number that gets displayed is the meter reading. If you miss it, you have to wait for all sorts of ordure to scroll past until it comes round again.
If only someone who knows what they're doing had told me this over a year ago ::)

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7906 on: May 06, 2022, 11:04:46 PM »
If only someone who knows what they're doing had told me this over a year ago ::)

If you had asked me a year ago.............................  ::)
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7907 on: May 06, 2022, 11:24:40 PM »
I've been with EON since October and November (gas and electric were with two different companies that failed). They keep asking me to have Smart meters installed and even that I have to have them as I have agreed to do so on the tariffs I am now on - except that they apparently still don't have a way to merge the two separate accounts that they have created and I cannot have Smart meters installed until they have done so!

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7908 on: May 07, 2022, 07:42:40 AM »
Left Chez Bealman foe an hour yesterday afternoon, and came back to this, right outside.

Local council's latest mowing of the strip between the house and the creek. Gawd. What were they using? A tank?  :veryangry:



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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7909 on: May 07, 2022, 09:19:35 AM »
I've been with EON since October and November (gas and electric were with two different companies that failed). They keep asking me to have Smart meters installed and even that I have to have them as I have agreed to do so on the tariffs I am now on - except that they apparently still don't have a way to merge the two separate accounts that they have created and I cannot have Smart meters installed until they have done so!

I think it was May 2021 when EON became EONNext and they told me the smart meters I had (which EON had fitted) were incompatible with their new systems and that I'd need new meters.
I'm still waiting. :veryangry:

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7910 on: May 07, 2022, 09:26:35 AM »
Left Chez Bealman foe an hour yesterday afternoon, and came back to this, right outside.

Local council's latest mowing of the strip between the house and the creek. Gawd. What were they using? A tank?  :veryangry:



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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7911 on: May 07, 2022, 11:49:57 AM »
Glad to hear you're out of the hospital George  :beers:

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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7912 on: May 07, 2022, 01:05:01 PM »
SSE fitted a smart meter last May, but continued to send me estimated readings until November; it took three quarters of an hour on the phone to convince them to use their smart meter readings.
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Re: The angry thread
« Reply #7913 on: May 17, 2022, 09:53:15 AM »
Angry or bewildered...

When you list something on ebay as an auction at a price you have chosen as applicable that people can and should be able to read clearly and the flippers still ask you what price will you accept?.....    ???
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