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Old 06-14-2011, 06:32 PM
knightmare1015 knightmare1015 is offline
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Default Friggin Telemarketers.....

The only good news I got today was that I start my job tomorrow. But over the last 2 friggin days telemarketers have been calling left and right trying their absolute best to get me to go back to school. I basicly have had to scream the words "NO" for them to leave me alone. Hell, one them called right back 5 minutes later and it was the same person to boot. I asked him the following question: "what part of the word no did you not understand? Was the N or the O, or just basicly the whole damn thing?" They finally quit calling around 5 pm after I said to take me off that calling list because I'm not interested in going back to school at all period. Has this been happening to any one else here lately?
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:51 PM
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Ya! some lady that must of had my number before I did keeps puting my number on that stuff to get more info and they dont stop calling nor understand im already enrolled in school! They call every hour until I answer..
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:12 PM
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Ya! some lady that must of had my number before I did keeps puting my number on that stuff to get more info and they dont stop calling nor understand im already enrolled in school! They call every hour until I answer..
That sucks man. My phone has been ringing off the hook all day today. It rings no sooner than I hang it up to boot. Sometimes no sooner than I hit the off button on my cordless phone it rings before I can even put it down. They can't seem to understand that I've already attended enough school and that I don't have any desire to attend school ever again, especially after what happened to me at NASCAR Tech. They took the money and ran basicly. Plus what they're trying to teach, 90% of it I either already knew or could learn about it online. And what I did know came from past exp.
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Old 06-15-2011, 12:38 AM
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just start moaning sexually after they call. its best when they tell you their name, you can moan that too.

they usually hang up preeeeetty quickly
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Old 06-15-2011, 12:52 AM
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Default Re: Friggin Telemarketers.....

Call me crazy but why not just hang up on them?

It seems that a lot of the auto dialer software (or whatever it is) has a delay, so when I pick up it takes a few seconds for them to respond. It's fairly easy for me to figure out if a telemarketer is calling just by the time it takes for them to respond to my "Hello"
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:05 AM
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Tom has the right way to deal with telemarketers. Just hang up.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:09 AM
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Default Re: Friggin Telemarketers.....

haha when telemarketers would ask for my uncle on the phone, he would tell them "hold on a sec, I will get him for you" and leave th phone hanging for a long time... he would come back and say "I am sorry have you been waiting a long time?". The telemarketer would say "yes" My uncle would reply then stop Calling HERE!" Worked all the time lol.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:11 AM
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or just add your number to the national do not call list.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:19 AM
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or just add your number to the national do not call list.
In canada, tehy had their database hacked or something and all those numbers that were once protected were harrassed more then listed numbers so lol, that doesnt always work.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:18 AM
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Default Re: Friggin Telemarketers.....

If you hang up on the people trying to get you in school they just call back until you answer they are like vultures! You pretty much have to answer and tell them off or they wont go away
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:30 AM
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Default Re: Friggin Telemarketers.....

The best thing I have done is ask them for their phone # and I will call them back when it is convenient to me , They wont give you the number .
The other thing is threaten to call your phone provider and have there number disconnected due to harassment from them . that usually stops the calls.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:52 AM
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Call me crazy but why not just hang up on them?

It seems that a lot of the auto dialer software (or whatever it is) has a delay, so when I pick up it takes a few seconds for them to respond. It's fairly easy for me to figure out if a telemarketer is calling just by the time it takes for them to respond to my "Hello"
That doesn't always work Tom. Yesterday proved it to me. But I think they got the picture after yesterday's evil version of me on a tyraid. They have not called since around 5:30 yesterday which is a good thing.

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The best thing I have done is ask them for their phone # and I will call them back when it is convenient to me , They wont give you the number .
The other thing is threaten to call your phone provider and have there number disconnected due to harassment from them . that usually stops the calls.
I tried that yesterday too, but it didn't work because they actually gave me a number and extension of the operator I was talking to. They called back later and asked why I didn't call them back, I told them that them calling me was inconvient and I had no desire of returning to school at all.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:08 AM
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just start moaning sexually after they call. its best when they tell you their name, you can moan that too.

they usually hang up preeeeetty quickly
This. It is almost always guaranteed to work.

It sounds gay, and it pretty much is, but it gets rid of the telemarketers.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:13 AM
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This. It is almost always guaranteed to work.

It sounds gay, and it pretty much is, but it gets rid of the telemarketers.
I'll try that next time, L.O.L. Mom will be like what in the hell are you doing? L.O.L. I start my new job tomorrow. I was suppose to start it today but he had some business to take care of and he's still dealing with that as we speak.
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Old 06-15-2011, 11:29 AM
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Default Re: Friggin Telemarketers.....

basically from what ive heard they are not allowed to hang up on you, so what my buddy does is tells em to hold on a second theres someone at the door, sets the phone down and goes back to what he was doing for an hour then comes back and hangs up on em LOL
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