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    10 most reliable cars of 2017

    10 most reliable cars of 2017 Consumer Reports has released its list of the 10 most reliable cars for 2017.
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    MYZ refuses refund of brand new unused purchase?

    As a pensioner, I asked a local repairman "Efas" to test a non-cooking microwave oven. A neighbour had asked me (do electrical/electronics) to check his micro. Having never tested the HT side of a micro, I wanted his advice. After testing with my DMM, he told me the Magnetron is blown so I...
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    Consumer advice - Returns

    I'm wondering who's in the right here. I bought a coffee bean / spice grinder a couple of days ago, used it once but wasn't satisfied with the consistency. I then saw a better (burr) grinder a few days later at another shop for R80 more and purchased that, thinking I'll return the other...
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    Service Undelivery

    It so happens that I had some excellent experience in both the financial and ICT sectors, of rendering customer service. As I am old enough by now, I can boast having been trained by the last veterans of WWII. School teachers and also managers at work were strict disciplinarians, yet humane...
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    Spar's free range BULL5HIT

    Following is an entry I made on hellopeter and Spar is still remaining silent. Anyone suggest how I can get them to fess-up?
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    Consumer Protection Act opens doors for IT industry

    Consumer Protection Act opens doors for IT industry The new Consumer Protection Act has become the talk of the town with much commentary warning businesses on what to do to comply with the Act.
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    Consumer Protection Act and 3 year prepaid data rollover

    Consumer Protection Act and 3 year prepaid data rollover South Africa's Consumer Protection Act states that prepaid vouchers must remain valid for 3 years – how does this impact data and airtime rollover?
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    Consumer Protection Act and its impact on Service Level Agreements

    Consumer Protection Act and its impact on Service Level Agreements What impact does the CPA have on the interactions of complex businesses such as those providing information and communication technology (ICT) services under SLA?
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    ICASA welcomes the Consumer Protection Act

    ICASA welcomes the Consumer Protection Act ICASA says that they welcome the Consumer Protection Act and plans to work closely with the national consumer commission to protect consumers
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    Five implications of the Consumer Protection Act

    Five implications of the Consumer Protection Act Katherine Thompson from Chetty Law gives 5 Straightforward Implications of the Consumer Protection Act Regulations
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    New consumer act: a different kettle of fish

    New consumer act: a different kettle of fish If you buy a kettle next month and it breaks after six months, you will have the right to demand your money back.
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    Online penny-auctions and Consumer Protection Regulations

    Online penny-auctions and Consumer Protection Regulations New Consumer Protection Regulations, currently published as a draft for public comment, could be bad news for sites such as Smokoo, Bidchaser, Kooldeals, and ViaZiz
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    How the Consumer Protection Act will affect you

    How the Consumer Protection Act will affect you ...
  14. Pooky

    Consumer Protection Act

    Does anyone have somewhere can download or read a copy, or knows about it? Reason I ask is I want to find out if a customer has the right to have a full cash refund even if the store the product was purchased from gives credits for exchange and not cash refunds. Thanks
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    PC Format Subscription

    Here's the issue. I had a 1 year subscription were the last issue of my 12 was last month (ie. November). I received a call asking if I would like to confirm, I said no. I have now received January's edition (which I did not order) and my remaining issues according to the attachment with the...
  16. LazyLion

    The MyBB Shopping & Price Watch Thread

    This is a thread for us to keep watch on prices over time. Both in terms of what you have bought as well as communicating special deals and prices! Here's how it works.... 1) For Items you have bought... Whenever you or your family or partner make a purchase, you copy the receipt to this...
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    Toys r us returns policy

    Hi, I recently bought an electric ride-on for my son that after 3 days of playing.... basically stopped working properly and started to tilt to the right, which then caused him to fall off. I took the ride-on back to the store(within a week of purchasing it), but contrary to their stated...
  18. Rouxenator

    One hit wonder VS Orchestra for every pocket

    Here is an interesting subject people often overlook with the whole iPhone thing. It happens all too easy that you lose sight of the forest when to focus on just one tree. The crux is that instead of comparing the apple tree to each individual other tree you need to step back and look at the...
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    Contract discounts/service/variety rant

    I have been perusing the upgrade section of www.vodacom4me.co.za and it appears that obtaining a discount based on your selected contract package no longer applies, or the discounts are no longer applied as they used to be at least. The last time I upgraded in South Africa was in 2002, and at...
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    Getting a number off the National Consumer Database

    I've been getting cold calls on my cell phone from bunches of companies, all of whom think that I'm somebody I'm not - and always the same person. None of them check my name and ID though - they just start talking. I finally asked one of them where they got my number from, and it turned out...
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