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Good day hope you can help: i signed a contract with Planet
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My wife and I signed two respective gym contracts at Planet
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Here is a brief summary of my problem of which i would like you to give your opinion of what i should do. Pay up and shut up or take it further. On the 31st of March 2005 i took a 3 year contract with… read more
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