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These telemarketers are getting out of hand

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mountainexplorer, May 2, 2006.

  1. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Literally more calls than I can count or remember each day. And it's not even people you can hang up on... well some are, but half the calls are recorded messages that leave some long message on the answering machine filling the space up on it.

    No, I'm sorry, I don't want your approval for some credit card, or new financing or other crap. Leave us alone. But how do you tell a pre-recorded message that? :mad:
     
  2. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    You can put yourself on the no call list and it will stop, we went from about 20 a day to 2 a year...
     
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    for live ones, try to sell them stuff!
     
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    I actually hane fun with them when they call. if its a chick I will start to flirt with her then I tell her if she talks dirty to me I will buy what ever they are selling. ofcourse they cant do that but its funny to try to get them to. my woman even got jelious one time cause I was talking dirty to one and trying to get her to also. my woman made me get off the phone :haha: :D .

    or I will keep them on for a long time only in the end say thanks but no thanks. I have kept one on for almost 45 min. before. I was waiting for dinner watching tv so it didn't matter anyways. some times I will just set the phone down for a long time. or I will just slam the phone down and hang up on them. I will also talk in what sounds like a chineese or something. I having too much fun with this arn't I. I will stop now.:surepal:
     
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    That worked for me also.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    That worked for me too. We don't have a land line anymore, and they don't seem to call the cell phones.
     
  7. R77K10

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    no call list here
    we dont get such calls anymore
     
  8. Chevy305

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    Yeah a great way to have them not call you anymore is for every tellemarketer that calls, that is a live person: when they ask for so and so, say hold on I will get them and then run out side with the phone, place in front of your car horn and blair it for 15 seconds. I do that to my friends all the time, never to a tellemarketer though.
     
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    :haha: I'm going to pull that one!
     

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