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Old Jan 15th 2009, 7:13 am
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...are driving me nuts, from companies i haven't even heard of, so god knows how they got my number, anyone know how to stop them...?

got a corker last night though, this company clearly need lessons on how to do marketing:
IT'S A SLUMP. IT'S A CRASH. IT'S A MELTDOWN! Enjoy brilliant bailout prices at Al Huzaifa Furniture this DSF. Go on, the recession's in fashion!
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Old Jan 15th 2009, 7:18 am
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the law here on co.s (including etisalat and du) is very lax on selling subsciber data. hence the plethora of crap sms messages we all get. every time you give a delivery co you number, a shop, restraunt etc they are all able to sell the numbers onto marketeers
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...are driving me nuts, from companies i haven't even heard of, so god knows how they got my number, anyone know how to stop them...?

got a corker last night though, this company clearly need lessons on how to do marketing:


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...just give out your landline telephone number...they can't SMS a landline, no?
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Old Jan 15th 2009, 7:32 am
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...just give out your landline telephone number...they can't SMS a landline, no?
the can sms a land line. I got one last week from my friend who had added a kiss at the end of the text. Went like this - speak to you soon, hope your ok, sex (x)
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I used to get them all the time and they pissed me right off.When i switched to pay as you talk they stopped.it was worth it just for that!
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I used to get them all the time and they pissed me right off.When i switched to pay as you talk they stopped.it was worth it just for that!
mine's pay as you go though...i'm getting more and more of them at the mo...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
mine's pay as you go though...i'm getting more and more of them at the mo...

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really? thats weird.
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really? thats weird.
dunno about weird, it's a pain in the arse for sure...

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dunno about weird, it's a pain in the arse for sure...

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ive probably just cursed myself now and they will start flying in at any minute!
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the can sms a land line. I got one last week from my friend who had added a kiss at the end of the text. Went like this - speak to you soon, hope your ok, sex (x)
Huh..how do you get text on a landline..or is that one of those new fangled phones ? Mine's just a phone.
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ive probably just cursed myself now and they will start flying in at any minute!
lol...i can share mine with you if you want...!

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lol...i can share mine with you if you want...!

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