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Njord | Market - Classifieds

Thank you for your continued patience. Shetlink is happy to announce the launch of Njord | Market as an upgraded and focused software development for the Shetland community.

With your Shetlink login details, all classifieds, private messages, and invoices are now accessed through the new Njord | Market system. Please see Njord | Market FAQ for more details.


Phone Line Piracy

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#1 Wheelsup



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Posted 27 May 2018 - 12:57 PM

I got an email from my new phoneline supplier, saying, "sorry to hear you're leaving us".

I called them and they said BT is taking over my line in 10 days. Luckily i wasn't away and managed to cancel this. this happened to my neighbour and they were without phone and broadband for a fortnight! I called BT to complain, and they weren't interested.

Anyone else experienced this?



#2 Ghostrider



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Posted 27 May 2018 - 07:19 PM

Not with a phone, but had something similar happen with electric a few years back.


Got a letter 'welcoming me to Virgin Energy' when I'd neither requested nor agreed to have them as my supplier. I called Virgin immediately and all I got was an earful of attitude off them, it was only after being pig-headedly insistent they undo everything back to where they found it, did they finally reluctantly agree to do so.


Then they sent me a bill in the post for 1p. Needless to say, I didn't pay it.

#3 Colin



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Posted 27 May 2018 - 07:20 PM

Sounds like you were "slammed".  Used to be quite common a few years back but, haven't heard much about it lately.