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I went to www.myshowplates.com and designed my plates with their online software. I had logos on either sides of my plates and was not warned that they were not road legal. I even selected the BS marking when I paid I emailed them to check my order and they only tell me after purchase that my plates are not road legal and that as they are customised I can't get a refund or cancel my order as its automated. So I paid £30.37 for plates that I can't use on my car. If I wanted show plates I would not have used my car reg would I. I've reported them to trading standards UK and Jersey lets see what happens. Oh they said in their T&C no refunds well their T&C did not show up when I paid for them and its a small link at the bottom of their website when you come to pay not on their homepage. I didn't know that you can't have non flag logo's on the plates and as they are making reg plates for road legal cars in the UK they should warn people when they are designing them.
 

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Well that's why they're called show plates.
They're for show
 

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Exactly, so they're listed differently?
 

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Front page.

Deal with road legal plates, aswl as some for show
 

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I went to www.myshowplates.com and designed my plates with their online software. I had logos on either sides of my plates and was not warned that they were not road legal.
You designed them yourself by adding the logos so its down to you to ensure they adhere to the current laws

I even selected the BS marking when I paid I emailed them to check my order and they only tell me after purchase that my plates are not road legal and that as they are customised I can't get a refund or cancel my order as its automated.
Your mistake was placing the order and paying for it BEFORE you emailed to check. If you was unsure if a car was safe to drive, you wouldnt buy it and then check to see if it ran after buying it would you?

So I paid £30.37 for plates that I can't use on my car.
Yes you can, you just cannot use them on the road. You designed, ordered and purchased plates that cannot be used on the road and thats what you got

If I wanted show plates I would not have used my car reg would I.
Why not? Many people use their reg

I've reported them to trading standards UK and Jersey lets see what happens.
Nothing at all. Tell me one single law that has been broken by them or a single right which has not been upheld

Oh they said in their T&C no refunds well their T&C did not show up when I paid for them and its a small link at the bottom of their website when you come to pay not on their homepage.
So? They don't have to be on the homepage. The link for them was displayed at the appropriate time before any order was placed/paid for according to what you are saying - and that is exactly where they need to be.

I didn't know that you can't have non flag logo's on the plates and as they are making reg plates for road legal cars in the UK they should warn people when they are designing them.
It's not their responsibility to check every plate ordered. If you design it, it is up to YOU to check they are 'road legal'
They deal in road legal plates as well as show plates
You said it yourself - show plates. They deal in show plates and you bought show plates. What did you expect - Egg & Chips?

At the end of the day, you made a mistake and cannot accept the responsibility for it. Get over it and move on.
Also, next time, make sure you know what you are talking about before you:
A) Make an order for anything
B) Try to blame somebody else for your **** up

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Mmmm egg and chips
 

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With RPCW
 

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Actually you will find that I do have a case maybe you should know the law before you give out incorrect advice. Under the trading standards in Jersey it says " must be fit for the purpose for which the seller knows you are buying them " and the seller knew that I designed them for Road legal not as show plates. So I'm afraid you are wrong and I have 14 days to cancel my order if I'm not satisfied or if the plates are of bad quality. I also emailed them to cancel my order and they refused I was in the specified time of 14 days.
 

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You must be unaware that I design, build, maintain and run several large corporation websites including ecommerce sites similar to My Showplates?

I have studied law in that department and problem is, you never notified the buyer that you wanted them road legal.

By designing your own custom non road legal plate, the seller would assume that you wanted a custom non road legal plate, which is what you got, so they are in breach of no laws at all.

Maybe you should do your OWN research before passing judgement on other peoples knowledge and skills.
Maybe you should also take responsibilities for your actions?
 

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Also, on their website, throuoght the building process you are offered this page - http://myshowplates.com/questions.asp where it says:

There should be only one space entered between registration blocks:
eg: AA51<spcae>AAA - A51<space>AAA - AAA<space>51A - 51<space>AA - AA<space>51
Font used for the registration entry should be limited to: Standard/3D and should be black
A left badge is permitted but should be a blue area identifier such as GB Euro/Scotland/Wales/Ireland/IOM
A slogan is not allowed on legally designed plates - A background image including honeycomb is also not premitted

The BS details should be shown
Please ensure that your order is how you want it as our production system in linked directly to the website order files
You lose
 

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That's very mature " you lose " and if you find on my first op I said that I selected the BS marking to make my plates legal so they would of known that I wanted them Road legal. Oh if you have any software that you want your customers to use it should warn them that if you select a logo it's not road legal. Next time don't be immature when replying. And I use to be a software analyst so I do know how to use programs both online and offline.
 

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That's very mature " you lose " and if you find on my first op I said that I selected the BS marking to make my plates legal so they would of known that I wanted them Road legal. Oh if you have any software that you want your customers to use it should warn them that if you select a logo it's not road legal. Next time don't be immature when replying. And I use to be a software analyst so I do know how to use programs both online and offline.
Why would putting the BS mark on a plate mean that you want it to comply with BS?
I cant host a data centre in a basement and put on my website that I comply with all the British Standards surrounding it and expect people to know that I just 'want' it to comply. :palm:

I cant see how you can expect to call something what it isnt (By putting BS marks on your non compliant plates) and expect the seller to be able to change the British Standards to accommodate you :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

It was your mistake - end of. :thumbs_up:

And a software analyst should have been able to 'analyse' a simple bit of online software to notice the freaking huge button on it pointing to the information I have already provided you with. ;) :pcguru:

'You lose' may be immature, but so is posting up bad reviews on a company simply because you screwed up. :mad:

Whether it's immature or now, the fact remains that you still lost the debate when explaining that you didn't know what you were doing and were too lazy to read the information provided to you. :rolleyes:

All the points you have given about how it was not your own mistake have been proven wrong by other points you have made yourself. :D

You screwed up, move on, lesson learnt, buy some new plates and this time you should leave the little fancy pictures off them - you gain nothing from them anyway.

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Let's see who is right when I get the reply back from trading standards in Jersey aye and I will post the outcome if I'm wrong or correct. Either way you will know and I won't be immature saying " I Win, you Lose " as I'm not a child
 

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Let's see who is right when I get the reply back from trading standards in Jersey aye and I will post the outcome if I'm wrong or correct. Either way you will know and I won't be immature saying " I Win, you Lose " as I'm not a child
But you still cannot answer the question - What regulations have they not adhered to that Trading Standards would be concerned about?

Have you wrote and email to Trading Standards saying 'I ****ed up and want my money back - can you help?'
 

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But you still cannot answer the question - What regulations have they not adhered to that Trading Standards would be concerned about?

Have you wrote and email to Trading Standards saying 'I ****ed up and want my money back - can you help?'
I did not F*** up and if they are a plate maker then they should tell their customers what's legal and isn't when your making the plates. The business that specialises in number plates has the duty to tell someone who doesn't know what's legal or isn't before they purchase the damn plate so don't diss me and judge me. Have I dissed you or made any insulting comment against you? Stop being a bloody child and grow up.
 

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It says on the first page

Road legal
OR
show plates....


All this fkin about over £30 FFS.
 
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