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Old 09.07.2011, 02:54
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Re: Anyone? Back-dated Fuel Bills Charged ?

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Have had one retroactive fuel bill since being here and was none too impressed with the explanation why. I couldn't see the logic behind it then and still can't.

I recall asking if a refund would be made if fuel prices subsequently went down and which was met with a feigned smile and a muffled response that I could not understand, even though we were speaking English!
Big surprise.

It is simply an official/legal way to make you pay for their inadequate business practices. If they were that worried about it the they could use all of the fancy technology that is strung throughout the house and bill by the month or jus include it in the rent like most civilized countries.

I feel that they do it this way so that they can charge the tennant for unforeseen costs. Would I get a refund or a rent change if I went to them and said, "terribly sorry, but I just got paid less and since I am the sort of person who should live here but didn't budget properly when organizing my investments I have to reduce the amount you receive this year."

If you think about it both are based on an individuals failure to properly prepare for what would happen.
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Old 09.07.2011, 03:06
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Re: Anyone? Back-dated Fuel Bills Charged ?

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It is simply an official/legal way to make you pay for their inadequate business practices.

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...and therein lies the crux of the matter.

Agree with you completely. They have the technology and should use it.
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Re: Anyone? Back-dated Fuel Bills Charged ?

[QUOTE=st2lemans;1257155]25, and you?

I've been in Geneva for 31 years and counting... and I'm still surprised by some of the things that happen here!
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Old 09.07.2011, 11:22
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Because if you were able to read, you'd know that I don't have any issues with my heating bill.
Sorry I am Dyslexic, I must have missed that! I assumed you were not happy with your heating bill.
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Old 09.07.2011, 11:30
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Sorry I am Dyslexic, I must have missed that! I assumed you were not happy with your heating bill.
I could care less about my bill....meaning, I don't use much energy as I live by myself.
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