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For Those Who Hate Telemarketers

Old Aug 2nd 2004, 5:53 pm
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Here's a funny link for anyone who's ever had trouble with British Telecom, it's a genuine customer service call, and you almost feel sorry for the caller by the end. Be warned though, don't play it with any children around, it contains a certain word that begins with F rather a lot.

http://www.iweb.btinternet.co.uk/fun.../nosale_bt.wav
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Old Aug 2nd 2004, 6:05 pm
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ROTFLMAO... I think that guy is just 'a little' upset. I know how he feels though before they got the do not call list in action I would get 4-6 calls a day they would really piss me of too.

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Old Aug 2nd 2004, 7:09 pm
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"Yep no problem sir. Thank you for using BT."

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Fantastic. Made my day.

I used to get calls from AT&T. I once had an hour chat with a guy and basically gave him advice on how to get out of Telemarketing and how to start up Freelance Web work. He thanked me over and over again before we hung up. I wonder if he did start his own business

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Old Aug 2nd 2004, 7:46 pm
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OMG! Sounds just like my husband ranting at a telemarketer
(except for the accent of course!)
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Old Aug 2nd 2004, 10:05 pm
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Originally posted by mrsm
OMG! Sounds just like my husband ranting at a telemarketer
(except for the accent of course!)
When those telemarketers call, i let them talk and talk and let them think that they have a sale and then tell them i'm not interested.

I have even told somebody that he didn't really have a good sales pitch and if he liked he could try his script again!!! Told him he had improved but i was't interested...........yes, i lead a sad life!!!
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Old Aug 3rd 2004, 3:39 am
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Ask them to hold.

See if they are still there half an hour later.
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Old Aug 3rd 2004, 3:51 am
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The US goverment is here to help
https://www.donotcall.gov/default.aspx
I went from 10 a day to 2 a month..
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Old Aug 3rd 2004, 4:17 am
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I have caller ID and privacy manager. I decline any calls which I do not identify themselves and will not answer telemarketer calls.

I am also on the no call list.
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Old Aug 3rd 2004, 10:46 am
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Beauty - almost have to admire the way the telemarketer was still trying to get his line in half way thru the rant. Remarkable!
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Old Aug 3rd 2004, 1:18 pm
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Originally posted by lairdside
I have caller ID and privacy manager. I decline any calls which I do not identify themselves and will not answer telemarketer calls.

I am also on the no call list.

I have this too. A very nice feature......only problem i find though, is that when i get calls from back home....they show as number unknown, just like a telemarketing call!!
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Thanks for the link ray6.
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