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    With the news a few weeks ago that the big fuel suppliers are now confirmed to be price fixing and not competing hence were paying more at the pumps (google it). I have started working on a little website project to try and force a bit of competition

    http://www.fillerapp.co.uk

    Its still work in progress however the basic concept is there, anyone think it could work with enough people signed up ?

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    Nope,

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    Dam, change my name back to bob lol.

    Any feedback on your thoughts for me ? Open to criticism etc and wont get insulted, I started it last week as a thing to do at weekends, moved to London a few months ago, well watford to be precise but mrs is pregnant and this is a time killer for me.

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    Nice idea, but you'll have to try and pump some more faith into people.

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    Not a bad looking site.

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    Been done / tried before.
    How will you succed where the others failed??

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    do all those major companies know you've used their logos?

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    Yeah,

    well at the moment I basically called every taxi rank in the uk in the last week, I told them all to sign up on Wednesday morning.

    I am also calling every Haulier, vehicle rental place including limos, white van man, farmer and everyone else I can find with a phone number. I am scraping every place I can find an email address buying selling or trading in any car related commodity and have a batch of emails ready to go.

    Add to that my boss is a major business egg head type with more followers on twitter than the pied piper and he is going to tweet on Wednesday to and I think it may get traction.

    Fingers crossed, if it gets me 5 pence of a fecking litre would be good enough for me.

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    This all smells of spiced ham to me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Badger View Post
    do all those major companies know you've used their logos?
    They are the public domain versions however I have written to all the ones published last week to introduce the project and have heard back from 2 this week with some feedback, one positive and one very neutral.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Badger View Post
    do all those major companies know you've used their logos?
    I think it's ok to do so under fair dealing / fair comment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyLittleStudPony View Post
    I think it's ok to do so under fair dealing / fair comment.
    awesome. loads of successful ventures were based on "i think"

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    Nice idea, but probably a non starter

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    6000 sign ups in a week!!

    You say any of the petrol stations can scan your discount code?! The ones I use couldn't, they don't have basic scanners.

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    Its not spiced ham, spiced ham is my last resort before I would room 101 the project.

    I am an IT bod to trade so this has not cost me anything to do, check the domain registration, its only been going a week.

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