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i was going to send the mrs in there to pick up a stick of ddr2 then return it saying she needed ddr3,i am pretty sure she would get away with it if i wiped the pads so they didnt show the scrapes you get inserting ram.
just say its broken, if i was you i wouldn't do it to a normal shop but maplins deserve it, i'm surprised their still in business with their customer service
 
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I dont like Maplins prices either. The only one ive been in is the one up town.
Maplin = old tech/ shit prices/ crap service
 
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Maplin = old tech/ shit prices/ crap service

Hey we could just go random characters, i was thinking of going Dick Van Dyke from Diagnosis Murder! OR Big Foot from Harry and the Hendersons! Anyone know if Mailman still has a Chewie avvy?

 
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Yea, I'm the bailify person lol well, I'm just a "Collections Agent".
Bo$$, the best way out of it is to record the whole thing as you said, and to just lean out the window and tell them "I've paid my Council Tax but my Landlord hasn't". Then give them your landlord's name and address and any contact details you have for him. That will have covered your arse if you have any future problems with them. Trust me, if you give the bailif's that info, they're likely to just follow the cash and move on.

If the Police get a warrant, just hope that it's in your landlord's name. A warrant is invalid if the wrong person/tenants name is on the paper. In fact, nearly all Police warrants are invalid if there's just a spelling mistake in the name/address. Also, a warrant has to be signed to be valid. If there isn't a hand-written signature on the warrant, it's invalid.

Let us know how it goes man. And don't relax at 5 o'clock, bailifs will work evenings if they have to, as they're on commission.
 
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How about monty python for the avatars?
 
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lmao
"brians not coming out,his bin a very naughty boy"
good call cheesy!
"nary but a chicken scratch"
 
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mao
"brians not coming out,his bin a very naughty boy"
good call cheesy!
"nary but a chicken scratch"
i will be a knight that says 'NI' and if you wish to survive you will bring we some shrubbery
 
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haha i cant be aloone in hearing the high pitched sound when i read :ni!
there's sooo many characters from the monty python movies to choose from too.
 
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lmao
"brians not coming out,his bin a very naughty boy"
good call cheesy!
"nary but a chicken scratch"
"LOOK MY LIEGE CAMELOT" *dun dun dun dun "We are knights of the round table we dance whenever we're able... we dine well here in Camelot we eat ham and jam and spam a lot!!! I HAVE TO PUSH THE PRAM A LOT..." "On second thoughts, let's not go there. Tis' a silly place."

"The peoples front of Judea? FUCK OFF!"

"I want you to chop down a tree with a HERRING"

YES! Monty Python is the best idea so far, there arnt many epic American sitcoms or movies we could rip avatars from.
 
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this one dont fit properly :/
nvm
 
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haha i cant be aloone in hearing the high pitched sound when i read :ni!
there's sooo many characters from the monty python movies to choose from too.
that french guy that says ' i fart in your general direction'
 
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by far one of the most memorable scenes!
 
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Yea, I'm the bailify person lol well, I'm just a "Collections Agent".
Bo$$, the best way out of it is to record the whole thing as you said, and to just lean out the window and tell them "I've paid my Council Tax but my Landlord hasn't". Then give them your landlord's name and address and any contact details you have for him. That will have covered your arse if you have any future problems with them. Trust me, if you give the bailif's that info, they're likely to just follow the cash and move on.

If the Police get a warrant, just hope that it's in your landlord's name. A warrant is invalid if the wrong person/tenants name is on the paper. In fact, nearly all Police warrants are invalid if there's just a spelling mistake in the name/address. Also, a warrant has to be signed to be valid. If there isn't a hand-written signature on the warrant, it's invalid.

Let us know how it goes man. And don't relax at 5 o'clock, bailifs will work evenings if they have to, as they're on commission.
Their Note was too the landlord, I will definitely watch out for them. There is no way to enter other than the front, and i don't think the council even know we live here as all our post is redirected to another address...

They are Chartered Bailifs if that actually means anything, there was no letter from the council or any sort of details left there, was a bit strange.... can they force entry if the one who owes money doesn't own anything in the premises?

My mother got real worried and called the number left there and tried to explain to the fucker that the landlord doesn't live here, hopefully they caught the hint as she left his number with them....
 
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They are Chartered Bailifs if that actually means anything, there was no letter from the council or any sort of details left there, was a bit strange.... can they force entry if the one who owes money doesn't own anything in the premises?
They can only force entry if they have a Police warrant AFAIK. Have a look at the link Tatty posted; there's some stuff there I didn't even know :eek:
But what you're thinking is right - even if they do force entry/have a warrant, as long as you can prove the stuff there is yours and not your landlord's, then you should be ok. That's providing the landlord hasn't claimed that the debt is yours, and not his.
If the bailifs' paperwork says that you owe the money, well, I'd start seeking legal advice.
 

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no, that was clearly labeled as the landlord, we called them and they confirmed it...
 
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Well im 99% sure they cant enter the property without a warrant like Scam says and it has to be in your name. I am unsure if legally they can take your stuff since essentially its the landlords debt and technically they own the place.

If anything happens like they try to force entry immediately phone the police.

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