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    • veryintrigued
    • By veryintrigued 9th Jan 19, 8:31 PM
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    Post Office error message - Technical Difficulties - We are sorry....
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    • 9th Jan 19, 8:31 PM
    Post Office error message - Technical Difficulties - We are sorry.... 9th Jan 19 at 8:31 PM
    Have been getting this error message time and again on four different device over the space of a week when trying to open an online account.

    I seem to remember a similar error message some time ago.

    The Customer Services are as much use as a chocolate fireguard.

    Has anyone (or can anyone remember) a work around that seems to ring a very distant bell.

    Error message:

    Technical Difficulties - We are sorry - we are currently experiencing technical difficulties. Please try again in a few hours.

    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by veryintrigued; 09-01-2019 at 8:49 PM.
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    • Alexland
    • By Alexland 9th Jan 19, 8:33 PM
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    • #2
    • 9th Jan 19, 8:33 PM
    • #2
    • 9th Jan 19, 8:33 PM
    At least they are sorry...
    • Reaper
    • By Reaper 10th Jan 19, 9:11 AM
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    Reaper
    • #3
    • 10th Jan 19, 9:11 AM
    • #3
    • 10th Jan 19, 9:11 AM
    Are you using an unusual browser their web site doesn't work with? If so try Chrome.
    • chockydavid1983
    • By chockydavid1983 10th Jan 19, 10:06 AM
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    • #4
    • 10th Jan 19, 10:06 AM
    • #4
    • 10th Jan 19, 10:06 AM
    Has anyone (or can anyone remember) a work around that seems to ring a very distant bell.
    Originally posted by veryintrigued
    Don't open an account with them . It's more hassle than it's worth!
    • Stubod
    • By Stubod 10th Jan 19, 10:58 AM
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    • #5
    • 10th Jan 19, 10:58 AM
    • #5
    • 10th Jan 19, 10:58 AM
    +1 for the above advice. Stay clear of post office on-line accounts....it will end in tears, and their "Customer Service" isn't......
    • veryintrigued
    • By veryintrigued 10th Jan 19, 11:09 AM
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    • #6
    • 10th Jan 19, 11:09 AM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 11:09 AM
    Are you using an unusual browser their web site doesn't work with? If so try Chrome.
    Originally posted by Reaper
    Not unusual.

    Have tried Chrome on a laptop, tried on a kindle, tried on an iPad and tried on a mobile


    Also tried whilst logged in and whilst logged off..

    The CS haven't got a clue and seem quite accepting (and aware) of the error.

    What a crock of proverbial
    • Herbalus
    • By Herbalus 10th Jan 19, 11:24 AM
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    • #7
    • 10th Jan 19, 11:24 AM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 11:24 AM
    The post office online savers fulfill a need for me.

    Though whenever I need to do anything, it will only let me do one thing at a time. Change a name of account and then make an internal transfer? Log in, change name, log out, log back in, make transfer.

    It’s quite comical and clearly not fit for purpose but I don’t have too much need to do lots of things with it.
    • Alexland
    • By Alexland 10th Jan 19, 12:38 PM
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    • #8
    • 10th Jan 19, 12:38 PM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 12:38 PM
    Have tried Chrome on a laptop, tried on a kindle, tried on an iPad and tried on a mobile
    Originally posted by veryintrigued
    Netscape Navigator, NCSA Mosaic, or maybe GO POSAVER on CompuServe :-)

    Alex
    • veryintrigued
    • By veryintrigued 12th Jan 19, 6:44 PM
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    • #9
    • 12th Jan 19, 6:44 PM
    • #9
    • 12th Jan 19, 6:44 PM
    Just an update.

    I gave up.
    • chockydavid1983
    • By chockydavid1983 12th Jan 19, 9:14 PM
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    Good plan
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