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Old 03-03-2017, 01:23 PM   #1
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On my way back from paying my cable bill and property taxes I ran into a funeral procession so I took a shortcut through some neighborhood.

I wasn't paying attention to what's on the curb as it's bulk pickup time but my mind says hey, it has a sign that said free. I looked in my rearview mirror and it was a compressor. I thought WTH?

I stopped and backed up to get a closer look. Well what do you know.
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Old 03-03-2017, 01:25 PM   #2
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I also got a new refrigerator for my room and now I got my old one out in my front yard with a sign.
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Old 03-03-2017, 02:09 PM   #3
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Lol. $40 ... you get an F- in spirit of giving and human kindness.
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Old 03-03-2017, 02:13 PM   #4
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Really? How about I give you an F off?
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you're an unkind person if you don't give away everything for free?
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Old 03-03-2017, 02:23 PM   #6
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you're an unkind person if you don't give away everything for free?
Everything that sustains your life was given freely to you by Earth... why shouldn't humans reciprocate that? Why does a currency system need be in place? You don't pay the trees for oxygen do you?
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Old 03-03-2017, 03:30 PM   #7
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I offered it to my sis for free and she declined so I'm selling it.
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You go out to pay bills? No remote payment services available?

Wait, don't give me the middle finger
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Old 03-06-2017, 06:54 AM   #9
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Some I don't trust, especially the cable. That way I'm in control of my money.
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I see...

Here it is the bank that really pays. All we do is ordering the bank to pay by withdrawing from our money. If anything, the bank will is held fully responsible for dealing with the other side and it's always in the customers favor. This is at least with bank transfers, opposed to credit use.
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The cable will raise the bill without any warning so I'm in control in this case. The bill went up $20 and I found that my service discount had expired before I forked over the money.
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Here contracts don't change within their validity. A change in a promotion/discount is fixed as per the signed/accepted contract, and if they change, they don't change without notifications and a confirmation from the customer of receiving that notification. Once the contract expires, the default case is disconnecting the service, unless specified otherwise in the contract.

As for payment thru bank transfer, it does not happen automatically unless decided in the contract by the customer. By default, it is payed manually. This means the bill can be checked thoroughly as usual. All bills can be checked electronically or by phone.

I thought the above was a norm all over the world.
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Not this cable. They're greedy and shady.
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Not to mention that going to them got you some free cool stuff
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I like that little fridge, send it my way although the shipping costs would be an eyesore
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Here contracts don't change within their validity. A change in a promotion/discount is fixed as per the signed/accepted contract, and if they change, they don't change without notifications and a confirmation from the customer of receiving that notification. Once the contract expires, the default case is disconnecting the service, unless specified otherwise in the contract.

As for payment thru bank transfer, it does not happen automatically unless decided in the contract by the customer. By default, it is payed manually. This means the bill can be checked thoroughly as usual. All bills can be checked electronically or by phone.

I thought the above was a norm all over the world.
That is the norm in the US also, anything else would constitute a fraud and be decided in court.
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I like that little fridge, send it my way although the shipping costs would be an eyesore
If you'll pay the shipping I'll give the damn thing to you.
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That is the norm in the US also, anything else would constitute a fraud and be decided in court.
Good! That was my first impression too. Guess I got confused.
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It's ok SG, I'm always confuzzed....
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Really? How about I give you an F off?
I thought that's how you get it gone.

a friend of mine moved house and left a sofa on the kerb for a day with a sign saying free...

did not shift.

next day put a sign on it saying £20, it was gone within the hour. (stolen)
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