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Hilarious gag pulled on a telemarketer

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by ondeadline, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

  2. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    That was pretty funny.

    Of course, with the no-call list, I don't think I've gotten a telemarketing call (except for election stuff) in a couple years.
     
  3. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    funny.

    but my time is worth more to me than to spend more than 3 seconds with a telemarketer. I just tell them I am not interest and ask not to be called again. Then I hang up.
     
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I just hang up.
     
  5. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Oh, I'm sure somebody working for a politician will probably call in the next week!
     
  6. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    And I'll hang up on politicians without comment.
     
  7. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Chances are the politican calls will be automated anyway, so you can't have fun with them.

    Thank you, cell phone as the primary phone, for sparing me the headache. SUCK IT, TELEMARKETERS.
     
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Better yet. I check Caller ID and if it says "Unavailable" or somesuch, fuggedaboutit. They'll get tired of ringing me in about 10 days.
     
  9. D-Backs Hack

    D-Backs Hack Guest

    Telemarketer: "Is Mr. or Mrs. Rossi in?"

    Me: "This is Joe."

    Telemarketer: "Hi, this is Blanche calling from Don's BBQ Ribs and Aluminum Siding, how are you today?"

    Me: "I'm great, thanks for asking."

    (Click)
     
  10. JR

    JR Active Member

    Whoever they ask for --even if it's me--I just say, sorry, he/she's not in.

    And quite often there's a pause between the time you say hello and the time they start the spiel. Two seconds of silence and then I hang up.
     
  11. markvid

    markvid Guest

    That was damn funny...sounds like a Bob and Tom clip.
     
  12. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I got a Comcast CSR pretty good the other night, and i don't have cable. She called my number by mistake, and I kept her on the phone for about 30 minutes.

    She'd try to end the conversation, and I'd kick in with my "hillbilly-on-disability" act, and bore her with tales of how I can't miss my "stories," and if I did, it'd "get my blood pressure up," etc.

    My wife was in tears.
     
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