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      Hate Telemarketers?


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      Thast kinda funny. I like what my brother does better. When a telemarketer calls he will keep them on the phone forever and he ends up trying to sell tuppaware to them hes like "well, Ill consider your product if you might be intertesed in hearing about our new line in colored toupaware." Its hilarous. He puts on his old confused woman voice, or this southern ranchy lady voice. ahha, i wish you guys coudl hear it
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      I love messing with telemarketers. I used to work for a call center. I didn't make outbound calls, but I understand what some of them people go through. It is fun to just make up stories to tell them, ask them questions, or ask them to hold on for a sec and see how long they will wait for a possible sale. (When doing that, just put the phone on mute or be really quiet. Sometimes you can hear them having conversations with other people. It's GREAT!)

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      Originally posted by cocoastar
      I love messing with telemarketers. I used to work for a call center. I didn't make outbound calls, but I understand what some of them people go through. It is fun to just make up stories to tell them, ask them questions, or ask them to hold on for a sec and see how long they will wait for a possible sale. (When doing that, just put the phone on mute or be really quiet. Sometimes you can hear them having conversations with other people. It's GREAT!)
      That's hilarious! What a shitty job that must be. I've worked in retail and that was bad enough.

      When telemarketers called the house and asked for "Mr. Phillips", my grandfather used to say, "He's not here! I divorced the bastard!" and hang up.

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      Originally posted by A Lost Soul
      When telemarketers called the house and asked for \"Mr. Phillips\", my grandfather used to say, \"He's not here! I divorced the bastard!\" and hang up.
      Ha, I like that one!

      I had a tele-marketer ring me this arvo, and I was thinking about doing something dodgy but the girl sounded so nice and polite that I decided not to. I wonder what a tele-marketer would do if you told them you were severly depressed, had a gun in your hand and would shoot yourself if they hung up? Could be an interesting one...

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      I always hate it when the telemarketer calls you and then asks to put you on hold! I'm thinking, why did you call me if you don't have the talk to talk to me? But, usually I never get that far anyway because I always (politely) hang up on them.

      Funny story:
      We were getting phone calls at all hours of the day and night and would pick it up and it's a fax machine beeping. I'm talking, not just during the day, but at 11:30pm, 2am, 4:30am -ALL random hours. This went on and on for a year. We called the phone company and they never did anything about it, of course. My husband and I ended up getting a fax machine at home for his business, so when the fax machine called one time, it actually connected to our fax and printed! Now we've got the bastards! It ended up being some mortgage financial company. The next day, we called it and completely ripped the person on the other end a new asshole for all the shit we had to put up with because of them. We've never got a call back since.

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      Just a heads up for those of you who don't know. Starting on February 1st, cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and the calls will cost you.

      You can get on the national do not call list by either calling 888-382-1222 or on the web at:
      https://www.donotcall.gov/default.aspx

      This has been a public service announcement.

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      My average telemarketer conversation:

      Originally posted by Situation A+--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Situation A)</div>
      *answers phone*
      Me: Hello?
      *hears tell-tale pause at beginning*
      *disappointed it's not a friend*
      TM: Hello? Is this Ms.___(me)___ speaking?
      Me: No.
      TM: Well, is there anyone else I can talk to?
      Me: No.
      TM: Thank you, have a nice day.
      Me: *thinks* Shove it.[/b]
      <!--QuoteBegin-Situation B

      *answers phone*
      Me: Hello?
      *hears tell-tale pause at beginning*
      *disappointed it's not a friend*
      TM: Hello?
      *sets phone down*
      TM: Hello? Hello? *to friend* They hung up! *hangs up*
      Me: *thinks* Shove it.
      When I'm at home and I tell them my parents aren't there, I like it when they ask if there's someone in the place over 18. "No. I'm only 16." I just can't stand if they call at 8:00 at night. Makes me want to jump through the phone.

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      I keep getting calls asking for Mr Dennis Walis, my mams name is Denise Wallace. Usually I just hang up, but sometimes I mess with them just a little.
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      Sometimes when I get a call and they ask for my husband, I will get very quiet and say that either he passed away last week or he walked out on me (the bastard!). Neither of which are true, but I usually get great responses from the telemarketers! he he. Is that evil?

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