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What a day! by perfectbitch on 18 May 2006 6:31pm
I drove to Saffron Walden this morning to meet up with a friend for lunch. It was a lovely drive and I was delighted to see a fine specimen of a fallow deer cross my path and trot off over a field. My friend said that it should bring me good luck.

I got home and opened my mail and there was an electricity bill for 6 weeks electricity (I had to have the meter replaced 6 weeks ago. I was expecting a bill of around £60 but instead got one for £1509.70!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been incontact with them and they are getting back to me as it is such an obvious error.

Re: What a day! by tucsonmike on 18 May 2006 6:59pm
Well hopefully the electric bill gets worked out so the entire day can be just grand.
Re: What a day! by suzulu on 18 May 2006 11:50pm
OMG, what a shock! Hope it gets sorted out!
Re: What a day! by Ellerd on 23 May 2006 3:00pm
Five days later, what happened Linz? Have they apologised profusely yet, or are you still waiting for them to get back to you?
Re: What a day! by LynneD on 23 May 2006 3:58pm
That is shocking Linz. What is the latest? Good luck! I have written a couple of letters to the Electricity Board in disgust before now ... and been totally ignored! They need to sharpen up their pr skills.
Re: What a day! by perfectbitch on 23 May 2006 5:36pm
They have resolved the situation as it appears that the electrician who fitted the new meter wrote down the wrong numbers as a meter reading. They did apologise and were helpful once I got through to them. I reckon it cost me over £5 in 'phone calls. Thank-you for your concerns. Linz
Re: What a day! by tucsonmike on 24 May 2006 1:50am
Good for you, Linz, though they should pay you the five pounds for the calls. At least the bill didn't stay and you didn't get a real "charge" out of it.
Re: What a day! by bandgeek512 on 24 May 2006 3:56am
Oh, dear! Hopefully you were sitting down when that happened! But, I'm glad it got resolved. :-)

Should throw something at Mike for the bad pun ;-)
Re: What a day! by tucsonmike on 24 May 2006 5:34am
I'm waitin' darlin' I'm waiting.
Re: What a day! by arty_farty on 24 May 2006 11:46am
i have a tomato next to me but i can't be asked.
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