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Old January 24th, 2008, 02:57 PM   #1
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Default solicitors calling my cell phone.

I hate them all. they need to die
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:25 PM   #2
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Agreed, haven't has any in a long time but it is BS, since they are using my minutes.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:34 PM   #3
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answer it with a business name, your put on a no call list and they hang up imediately, without even a hello, kiss my ass or anything
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:37 PM   #4
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i answer it in different languages if i dont recognize the number..
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:40 PM   #5
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REMINDER, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls.

..YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS

To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222
It is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time.
It blocks your number for five (5) years.
You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked.

You cannot call from a different phone number.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:46 PM   #6
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REMINDER, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls.

..YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS

To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222
It is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time.
It blocks your number for five (5) years.
You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked.

You cannot call from a different phone number.

Yeah, this will stop the calls, but the spam text messages are what really suck
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:47 PM   #7
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Yeah, this will stop the calls, but the spam text messages are what really suck
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Old January 24th, 2008, 04:00 PM   #8
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http://www.consumerfraudreporting.org/donotcalllist.php
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Old January 24th, 2008, 04:42 PM   #9
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REMINDER, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls.

..YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS

To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222
It is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time.
It blocks your number for five (5) years.
You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked.

You cannot call from a different phone number.
By calling this number does it in fact give them your number?
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Old January 24th, 2008, 04:45 PM   #10
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Old January 24th, 2008, 05:07 PM   #11
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I just got one of those stupid calls 10 seconds ago grrr
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Old January 24th, 2008, 05:37 PM   #12
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Usually, it's the cell phone company asking if I want to add another line to my account. I always tell them that I was about to kill myself, or that I was just raped by another man at the truck stop. Then I ask them if we could talk for a few minutes. I normally only get one call a month since doing that. It used to be 3 times a week.

You have to think outside the box.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 06:47 PM   #13
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It just ain't right!
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Old January 24th, 2008, 06:55 PM   #14
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I too am sooo sick of telemarketers, sale text messages and whatnot.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 06:57 PM   #15
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text messages are worse, cause I dont have those on my plan so it cost extra, and they are always something stupid like win a free vacation
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Old January 24th, 2008, 07:47 PM   #16
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i started answering the phone "hello this is pizza hut, is this for pickup or delivery?" they hang up...lol
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Old January 24th, 2008, 07:53 PM   #17
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I thought it was a big fine for them to call cell phones???? guess I will have to go back to my old ways with a land line.

Me: hello
Them : is Mr Smith home
Me: I am sorry he died yesterday, we are just here cleaning out the house
Them: I am sorry for your loss, Bye

They never call back after this LOL
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Old January 24th, 2008, 08:16 PM   #18
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I found this to work well:

Telemarketer: Hello, I would like to take a minute of your....

Me: What are you wearing?

TM: Uh, a, um minute of your time to...

Me: What are you wearing? You sound hot....

TM: uhh

Me: I'm naked right now, does that excite you?

TM: <click>

Works faster if the telemarketer is male....
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