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    • nicolanicola
    • By nicolanicola 5th Dec 17, 12:29 PM
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    Advice re broken pay and display machine
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:29 PM
    Advice re broken pay and display machine 5th Dec 17 at 12:29 PM
    Hi, I have a court case in 2 hours fighting against a parking fine.

    I got the fine because the paybyphone app was not working. I have proof that I tried to pay.

    Their argument is that I should have tried to pay with money. My question is, if the parking meter was broken, would they then have ben able to issue me a fine? I am thinking of saying, "Well if the Parking meter was broken, would I have got a fine because I didn't use pay by phone?"
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    • fisherjim
    • By fisherjim 5th Dec 17, 12:53 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:53 PM
    I hope you have more to take with you than that?

    In both arguments they would probably say that you should not have parked there PPC's have come up with that one before!

    You have left it a bit late to get help now, the court system is a lottery depends what side of the bed the judge got out of too!
    • nicolanicola
    • By nicolanicola 5th Dec 17, 12:58 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:58 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:58 PM
    I hope you have more to take with you than that?

    In both arguments they would probably say that you should not have parked there PPC's have come up with that one before!

    You have left it a bit late to get help now, the court system is a lottery depends what side of the bed the judge got out of too!
    Originally posted by fisherjim
    Oh yes, I have quite a few defence points, mainly frustration of contract. That was just another one I was wondering if I could add to it. I guess not then.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 5th Dec 17, 1:06 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:06 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:06 PM
    Is this another thread about your PE pcn?


    You have 7 threads going about this!

    You do leave it late asking for help before going to court!!


    eg http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5702160
    • nicolanicola
    • By nicolanicola 5th Dec 17, 1:08 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:08 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:08 PM
    Is this another thread about your PE pcn?


    You have 7 threads going about this!

    You do leave it late asking for help before going to court!!


    eg http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5702160
    Originally posted by Quentin
    Yep I know, I forget about it until the last minute.

    I have made a new thread as don't want folk having to read all the rest of the stuff, I just wanted advice on one aspect.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 5th Dec 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:13 PM
    You have seen how busy this forum is - imagine how busy it would be if everyone started 7 threads over one incident!


    Best to keep everything in one thread. (Too late now to add to your defence)
    • nicolanicola
    • By nicolanicola 5th Dec 17, 1:56 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:56 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:56 PM
    You have seen how busy this forum is - imagine how busy it would be if everyone started 7 threads over one incident!


    Best to keep everything in one thread. (Too late now to add to your defence)
    Originally posted by Quentin
    I could understand your frustration if Id added 7 threads in one day, but its over 6 months. I knew Id get less responses if I added to an existing thread with pages of replies, so created a new thread worth a very specific question.
    • nosferatu1001
    • By nosferatu1001 5th Dec 17, 2:12 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:12 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:12 PM
    Except that isnt what you agreed to do when you signed up.
    One case, one thread.
    How did you "know" this? I prefer threas which have some context to them.
    • nicolanicola
    • By nicolanicola 5th Dec 17, 2:20 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:20 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:20 PM
    Except that isnt what you agreed to do when you signed up.
    One case, one thread.
    How did you "know" this? I prefer threas which have some context to them.
    Originally posted by nosferatu1001
    Fair enough
    • Loadsofchildren123
    • By Loadsofchildren123 5th Dec 17, 2:43 PM
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    read Peperlini's thread
    Although a practising Solicitor, my posts here are NOT legal advice, but are personal opinion based on limited facts provided anonymously by forum users. I accept no liability for the accuracy of any such posts and users are advised that, if they wish to obtain formal legal advice specific to their case, they must seek instruct and pay a solicitor.
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