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Old 12-02-2010, 9:33 PM
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Default Prepayment meter fitted today URGENT

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Old 12-02-2010, 9:40 PM
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(I don't think anyone should reply. The subject line is marked 'URGENT'. The OP clearly didn't take any notice of letters marked 'urgent' British Gas sent to them. Therefore it is only fair that we ignore this thread for a few months.)
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:32 PM
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You must not use any one elses key because then you will be paying their account and not your own.
there after bg will still want payment for your usage on your meter(they will bill you on the meters reading not on what you credit to it).
you canot change supplier when in debt
so don't be stupid
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(I don't think anyone should reply. The subject line is marked 'URGENT'. The OP clearly didn't take any notice of letters marked 'urgent' British Gas sent to them. Therefore it is only fair that we ignore this thread for a few months.)
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:49 PM
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You can take a mates key to a paypoint and put money on it, but it will only go in your mates meter, as the keys/cards are set up to be used by meter serial number.

So....your plan to avoid paying off your debt is a non-starter; please remember this is a money saving site, not a 'anyone know a scam' site.
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Old 13-02-2010, 7:46 AM
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0800 0480 303 bg prepayment mtr telephone number
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Old 13-02-2010, 8:49 AM
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You may also find that if you put another key into the meter then neither of the keys will work and you will be out of electricity.

If you are struggling see if the Weekly Recovery rate can be changed if this is going to be a big problem.
I am an employee of British Gas.The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Centrica, its subsidiaries or affiliated companies.
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Old 13-02-2010, 11:34 AM
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Hey

Had a prepayment meter fitted today

Currently with BG

I have a debt to be added to the meter was told this takes 4-5 weeks(activated via top up at paypoint)

As the meter was only fitted 12hrs ago I have 5 emergency on there plus 5 credit the meter guy put on there.

If I was to use a friends OLD prepayment key or another key from another supplier would this stop BG from adding the debt to my meter?(before I make my first paypoint top up)

Any help/advice would be welcome

Thanks
if you do that then that means your payments will not hit your accout at BGT and go to your friends account or another supplier and you will be the first person to complaim when your bill shows you being in a large debt! So please use your correct key!!!!!!!!
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not all door to door energy salesman con people ive been working in the industry now for 4 years have worked for 3 of the big 6 so dont tarnish everyone
So you have been working in the industry and you are trying to use someone else's key to avoid a debt, then you say not all energy salesmen are con men, sounds like we have got one here.
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Old 13-02-2010, 12:29 PM
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Yes your a honest salesman who wants to commit fraud. really are you for real?
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Old 13-02-2010, 1:48 PM
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So you have been working in the industry and you are trying to use someone else's key to avoid a debt, then you say not all energy salesmen are con men, sounds like we have got one here.
He's obviously a pretty rubbish salesman as he can't afford to pay his energy bills!
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Old 13-02-2010, 1:56 PM
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Well some utility Salesman like to commit fraud by fraudatently putting peoples names down to sign up, maybe they are one of them
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