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Christmas Day call charges

Neondaze
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Registered: ‎08-06-2007

Christmas Day call charges

Just checked my current itemised calls and noticed charges for Christmas Day. I appreciate that Christmas day being a Friday that calls before 6pm would on a normal Friday be charged. It would be nice considering the time of year and that Friday 25th was a bank holiday if Christmas Day would be charged as a weekend.
Just a suggestion Smiley
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mal0z
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Didn't it used to be the case that calls on Christmas day were at cheap rate - in the BT monopoly era ?.
Lets face it - it doesn't actually cost BT anything extra for UK calls as equipment is all automatic.
Was different before STD when operators were needed - my Mum worked Christmas day morning once.
Mand
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Hi there,
It's definitely something we should consider IMO. I'll suggest it to the relevant people for next year.
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Quote from: mal0z
Didn't it used to be the case that calls on Christmas day were at cheap rate - in the BT monopoly era ?.

It certainly was, all BH's were at cheap rate. And that was when an engineer had to modify the "charging equipment" at each individual exchange and change it back afterwards. Many a happy hour spent moving the straps in ND & UAXs.
Showing my age here   Wink
mal0z
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Thanks Dennis - but maybe moving straps was reliable than some of this modern software that is used now !.
Strat
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

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Showing my age here    Wink

You could show it here too...but that's another story Wink Smiley

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Re: Christmas Day call charges

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Thanks Dennis - but maybe moving straps was reliable than some of this modern software that is used now !.

I have to admit I didn't always get it right first time but a good kick usually sorted it!  Grin
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

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Showing my age here    Wink

You could show it here too...but that's another story Wink Smiley

Have updated my profile  Cheesy
Bud
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Calls on Christmas day have been charged at full price for a good few years now by BT (certainly was the case ~12 years ago).
reserved
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

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Showing my age here    Wink

I did say it was a long time ago - just look at my age  Lips_are_sealed
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

You're wearing well Dennis Smiley
What's your secret.

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nadger
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

Why when I click on reserved's age do I get my profile?
Guess I'll need to log out to see his actual age Embarrassed
Nope - that just tells me he doesn't exist.
OMG he's actually the world's oldest man  Huh
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Re: Christmas Day call charges

I think the link should be like this:
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I did say it was a long time ago - just look at my age Lips_are_sealed

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Re: Christmas Day call charges

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OMG he's actually the world's oldest man  Huh

I just feel like that at times  Smiley