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Say no to 0870, 0844, 0845! Call them for free!
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Old 09-05-2010, 11:43 AM
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Smile Say no to 0870, 0844, 0845! Call them for free!

I have a great site for everyone to use...

Instead of calling expensive numbers starting with 0870,0845,0844 that aren't FREE with your mobile contract- the site has a list of alternative numbers (landlines) you can call.

For example, you want to call Natwest telephone banking- the normal number is 0845 610 1234 (costs 25 pence a minute) from mobiles. Go to SAY NO TO 0870 DOT COM, click on 'search to find an alternative number', type in the company name e.g Natwest, and you'll see a list of alternative numbers (landlines)... so now you can save £££'s,....

No more huge bills!!

Hope you find this useful!
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Old 09-05-2010, 11:52 AM
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This has been posted a million times on these forums now

Its also on main web site

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/phones/0870-say-no

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Old 09-05-2010, 11:57 AM
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There are still posts about people who are being charged for calling premium rate numbers...
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Old 09-05-2010, 1:57 PM
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There are still posts about people who are being charged for calling premium rate numbers...
But I don't think your post is going to solve that overnight.
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Old 09-05-2010, 2:32 PM
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There are still posts about people who are being charged for calling premium rate numbers...
Yes and those people are usually told about it in their thread. People arnt going to go looking for this thread before they ring are they as they wont know its exists! Rather pointless thread then.
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Old 09-05-2010, 5:52 PM
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Yes and those people are usually told about it in their thread. People arnt going to go looking for this thread before they ring are they as they wont know its exists! Rather pointless thread then.
agreed, rather pointless thread
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Old 09-05-2010, 6:00 PM
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Got the OP 3 thanks though !

There are people who pretty much spam the board to build a thanks count!
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Old 09-05-2010, 7:31 PM
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Old 09-05-2010, 9:27 PM
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Got the OP 3 thanks though !

There are people who pretty much spam the board to build a thanks count!
Never really understood the "thanks" thing. Are people really that sad that they care how many anonymous people press a button on a website?
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Old 09-05-2010, 9:46 PM
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This is a money saving site, where you post information that will help people in FUTURE... It helped me, and yes, it was after I spent £££ on calls to premium rate numbers!

It's not a pointless thread at all.

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Old 09-05-2010, 10:29 PM
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Never really understood the "thanks" thing. Are people really that sad that they care how many anonymous people press a button on a website?
I think they should change it to a reputation system like other forums where you give somebody positive or negative rep on their advice and it incentivises users to be constructive as going into net negative rep gets you PPR'd etc and too much at once bears similar consequences.

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Old 10-05-2010, 10:25 AM
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I think they should change it to a reputation system like other forums where you give somebody positive or negative rep on their advice and it incentivises users to be constructed as going into net negative rep gets you PPR'd etc and too much at once bears similar consequences.
Now that would be much, much better. It would also demonstrate how confident others are of the sort of advice.

The trouble is, it seems that those who post, say, about competitions seem to end up with a big pile of 'thanks'.
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What difference does it make if its been posted before? If the OP helps even a small number of people who perhaps havent already read the other threads (lets face it there are thousands of threads on here) and didnt know about it, then whats the problem?

...and presumably anyone who has thanked the OP found the thread useful!!
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