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  • catmonkey85
    • #2
    • 6th Nov 12, 11:53 AM
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    • 6th Nov 12, 11:53 AM
    Should be a "no - because I never paid PPI" option as well as a "no - I can't be bothered" one, rather than just "no" !

    I haven't because I've never paid it but I have checked all my paperwork to make sure I haven't!
  • Old Wrinkly
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    • 6th Nov 12, 12:40 PM
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    • 6th Nov 12, 12:40 PM
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    Originally posted by MSE Debs
    Should be a "no - because I never paid PPI" option as well as a "no - I can't be bothered" one, rather than just "no" !

    I haven't because I've never paid it ...
    Originally posted by catmonkey85
    As catmonkey85 says, the options are inadequate to adequately represent the true situation. (Was that the plan?)

    Lots of people will fall into the "No - because I never paid any PPI in the first place" category.

    Faced with options of :
    Have you tried to reclaim PPI?
    No
    No – but I am planning to
    Yes – using a claims company
    Yes - doing it myself
    Yes – the bank contacted me
    such people have to either answer with a bald 'No' (leaving MSE Towers to apply its own interpretation), or they just don't take part in the Poll.
    • stevemcol
    • By stevemcol 6th Nov 12, 12:56 PM
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    stevemcol
    • #4
    • 6th Nov 12, 12:56 PM
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    • 6th Nov 12, 12:56 PM
    Never been duped into PPI and if I was it would've been my fault.
    Apparently I'm 10 years old on MSE. Happy birthday to me...etc
  • General_Mayhem
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    • 6th Nov 12, 4:58 PM
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    • 6th Nov 12, 4:58 PM
    Where is the "I'd be happy to pay PPI just to stop the PPI Reclaim companies calling me!"
    • chocaholicmanc
    • By chocaholicmanc 6th Nov 12, 5:39 PM
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    chocaholicmanc
    • #6
    • 6th Nov 12, 5:39 PM
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    • 6th Nov 12, 5:39 PM
    How about 'no - I read my paperwork'

    So sick of seeing stories about people who were 'mis-sold' PPI who are clearly just trying it on. Saw a story about a woman who had it on her credit card from around 1990 and is now claiming she only saw it on her statement this year?!

    Even if it was erroneously added to her account 'without her knowledge'; surely she's read a statement more than once in over 20 years?

    Deciding that, in hindsight, you probably didn't need PPI is not a reason for it having been 'mis-sold'.

    Absolute nonsense!
    • jap200
    • By jap200 7th Nov 12, 8:40 AM
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    jap200
    • #7
    • 7th Nov 12, 8:40 AM
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    • 7th Nov 12, 8:40 AM
    NO! I also read the paperwork and asked the right questions for the last 20 odd years and worked out years ago that PPI was nothing more than a scam in most cases.

    Martin - you really should have another option:

    "No, I wasn't daft enough to fall for PPI in the first place - EVER!"
    • Consumerist
    • By Consumerist 7th Nov 12, 11:01 AM
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    Consumerist
    • #8
    • 7th Nov 12, 11:01 AM
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    • 7th Nov 12, 11:01 AM
    I never paid PPI either. A badly conceived list of options.

    That said, I suppose I could have put in a claim anyway . . . but that wasn't on the list either.
    Warning: In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    • Rolandtheroadie
    • By Rolandtheroadie 7th Nov 12, 12:46 PM
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    Rolandtheroadie
    • #9
    • 7th Nov 12, 12:46 PM
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    • 7th Nov 12, 12:46 PM
    I have to admit I never checked the paperwork on a loan I had years ago.

    I was 100% positive I'd never had it (I'd definately never asked for it).

    Still, with the interest, it will be nice wee christmas bonus.
    • happyinflorida
    • By happyinflorida 7th Nov 12, 8:58 PM
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    happyinflorida
    I've always checked paperwork carefully before filling in and sending off for anything but I know that over that years I've had PPI added to many, many things. So many companies do this - rip off merchants the lot of them.

    I've had an enormous battle many times to get it stopped and the charges made refunded!

    So many companies do this that it has put me off most things and I avoid anything and everything now like the plague!

    There should be a law passed that if any company doesn't read your paperwork properly and action it correctly they have to pay you 500 compensation - bet that would get things done more correctly!
    • DKLS
    • By DKLS 13th Nov 12, 6:43 PM
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    DKLS
    I did claim after reading an article on here and spotting the line on my credit card bill, filled in the form, and I received a fat cheque, inc 7% interest 5 weeks later.

    It was painless and "paid" a decent interest rate.
    • janiebquick
    • By janiebquick 2nd Dec 12, 8:01 PM
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    janiebquick
    No, because I was never stupid enough to pay it in the first place.
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