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Forum: Advice 25-08-2015, 12:51
Replies: 134
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Posted By The Wizard
We receive "working" benefits. Tax Credits and...

We receive "working" benefits. Tax Credits and CTC plus disability allowance and something off our rent but my wife still works so we aren't too badly off for money so can afford to live comfortably.
Forum: Advice 25-08-2015, 10:58
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Yes but he was charging her for double vodka and...

Yes but he was charging her for double vodka and cokes but only pouring her singles then when she questioned it he tried to say my wife had asked for a double and that's what he poured but she knows...
Forum: Advice 25-08-2015, 00:02
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Not biting. Don't care of you believe it quite...

Not biting. Don't care of you believe it quite honestly.
Forum: Advice 25-08-2015, 00:00
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
The trouble is such attitudes prevent or deter...

The trouble is such attitudes prevent or deter people from ever leaving any form of negative feedback for fear of retribution and that in itself prevents people from leaving true honest feedback....
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 23:26
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Maybe so. Will just have to see. Hopefully the...

Maybe so. Will just have to see. Hopefully the review has given him something to think about but for now it's all off my back and he seems to be making an effort. At least I'm not in trouble so can...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 23:20
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
This is the same pub. I wasn't barred. Went back...

This is the same pub. I wasn't barred. Went back in a few weeks ago and landlord tried to rip my wife off twice. Just goes to show this place isn't worth bothering with. This is one pub I wont be...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 23:16
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Decided to brave it and walk in tonight and the...

Decided to brave it and walk in tonight and the landlord was perfectly nice as was the usual stroppy barlady. In fact she unusually went out of her way to be extra polite and the landlord even...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 21:13
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Nope. I barred myself from that one. Went in a...

Nope. I barred myself from that one. Went in a few weeks ago with my wife and the landlord overcharged my wife twice and when she argued it with him she got nowhere but fobbed off with excises and...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 21:10
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
I have been brought up in pubs and ran them. I am...

I have been brought up in pubs and ran them. I am well aware of what it entails and this guy doesn't even open until late afternoon. He has no excuse to say he's tired or not got time to do jobs. He...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 20:48
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Like I say. If it was a place I had no intentions...

Like I say. If it was a place I had no intentions of returning to or where they didn't know me I wouldn't care less. The only reason I care is because I want to continue using the pub as it's on my...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 20:32
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
No. I still feel the same. I just don't want the...

No. I still feel the same. I just don't want the owner knowing it was me that said it.

It doesn't need to be voiced. I did it to let him know what he was like in a hope he would change his attitude...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 20:29
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
I deleted my account straight after coming back...

I deleted my account straight after coming back from the pub. The reviews took a mere 15 minutes before they were gone. At first they were there and instead of my username it said "A Trip Advisor...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 20:23
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Well when I walked in they were discussing...

Well when I walked in they were discussing something up the end of the bar. The landlord and two other regulars. I heard my name mentioned so my ears pricked up and I looked over thinking I was being...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 19:04
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
It's a free house. He owns the lot. That's why...

It's a free house. He owns the lot. That's why it's such a good pub. So many choices of beers and it's so cheap and they brew their own beer out back. Apart from a few niggles it's actually a half...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 17:41
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Well it's not like I've done anything illegal....

Well it's not like I've done anything illegal. I've left a review about a good pub with landlord who's an abrupt moody arse. Hardly a hanging offence. I wouldn't be the first to say this about him...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 17:08
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
No I wasn't being deliberately nasty but the guy...

No I wasn't being deliberately nasty but the guy is like a Jekyll & Hyde and I wanted a way to let them know about how people felt so they are aware. It's not just me who thinks this but other people...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 16:54
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Well the best I can hope for is it's yesterday's...

Well the best I can hope for is it's yesterday's news and now it's been removed he might not give it another thought and just forget about it. I don't call in on regular days or times and sometimes I...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 15:52
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Well I hadn't planned on it being traceable. I...

Well I hadn't planned on it being traceable. I didn't know that you could look at a review and see all other places which that particular member has been and written about. I thought I was writing it...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 15:18
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Yes the bar was crowded with at least half a...

Yes the bar was crowded with at least half a dozen regulars who could have overheard him say this. By the looks if it he had been discussing it prior to me coming in and for all I know could have...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 14:15
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
Well I like going in and we have friends who go...

Well I like going in and we have friends who go there and it's convenient and has a real pub atmosphere but the landlord is so moody and touchy. It's like walking on eggshells around him so avoid...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 13:56
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
I tried that option first however it takes them...

I tried that option first however it takes them 24-48 hours to take down individual reviews. That would have been enough time for the landlord to read them.so decided an immediate account deletion...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 13:53
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
It was a 4 star review. I can't remember exactly...

It was a 4 star review. I can't remember exactly what I wrote as I don't have a copy but I said it was an amazing locals real ale pub with great selection of beers, liquors and food and has a great...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 13:39
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
I didn't reveal anything in my review. The wife...

I didn't reveal anything in my review. The wife and kids thing is in my previous reviews of other places which I can't be certain if he's seen. That's why I deleted my account so everything got wiped...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 13:34
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
You're correct. As someone who was previously...

You're correct. As someone who was previously self employed myself I would want to take criticism on board and use it to improve things not interrogate my customers.

Sadly a lot of people put...
Forum: Advice 24-08-2015, 13:25
Replies: 134
Views: 8,342
Posted By The Wizard
If he's trying to identify who's posted it he may...

If he's trying to identify who's posted it he may go online to check out the account to see what else I've reviewed to see if it gives him any clues. If he's not yet done that, which I don't think he...
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