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Date: 06/29/06 02:45 AM

135 Responses to Guy Fed up with Telemarketers

  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    June 29, 2006 at 1:20 am
    Link: Guy Fed up with Telemarketers - You think BT is going to call him back just for fun? Warning: adult language (lots of it).
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    crazyguy24 Male 18-29
    552 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:53 am
    HAHAHA! :-D
    That guys is completely insane!
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    Dizzy_K Male 13-17
    425 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:55 am
    Man that was awesome, everyone hates those telemarketers :)
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    Dat1Rican Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:01 am
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    xbox011190 Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:09 am
    i always get with in a fight with for fun
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    iluvpink13 Female 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:19 am
    ha ha i love how the guy is screaming at him, and the telemarketer is like " itll only take a few seconds..." ha ha i just hang up on telemarketers that was sweet
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    iluvpink13 Female 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:21 am
    on the other hand, that guy was so patient. must be good training lol
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    LKJSlain Female 18-29
    648 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:23 am
    Seriously? I know how this can get. My family used to be in the DEAD middle of dinner, and FIVE nights out of the week the SAME DAMN PLACE would call us and my mom finally yelled at them "I`ve told you guys TIME AND TIME AGAIN to take me OFF of your list, I`m NOT interested," and it took SEVERAL MORE times before they listened 9_9...
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    sparkington Male 18-29
    148 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:25 am
    Man that was funny as hell. i hate telemarketers.
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    samemo Male 13-17
    401 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:26 am
    HAHAHAH Awesome, One of those guys rang me up today, i just hang up on them.
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    DMDekoth Male 70 & Over
    888 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:26 am
    He sure told him.
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    cottcandy222 Female 18-29
    195 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:33 am
    Wow. That guy was enraged!
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    aloha10951 Female 13-17
    284 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:33 am
    whats stuck up his ass? just hang up when you see its a telemarketer. that or sometimes i just put it on speakerphone and turn the tv loud or i start speaking spanish. they give up before i do
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    jackass681 Male 13-17
    55 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:34 am
    Hahahaha. i used to be a telemarketer, i always hoped that someone would do that to me for some reason.
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    cannibal151 Male 18-29
    1551 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:40 am
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    beternal Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:50 am

    Go through the list here- just as fun :)

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    engruls06 Female 18-29
    400 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:54 am
    instead of yelling (even though it was funny) he could of just hung up.
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    17945 Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 3:55 am
    I`ve felt like doing that to a telemarketer on more than one occasion. THEY dratING WON`T dratING STOP dratING CALLING MY dratING PHONE!
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    aidious Male 18-29
    348 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 4:22 am
    stupid limey grump - if you get that angry about something so inconsequential, your life really must suck.
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    dre5922 Male 18-29
    259 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:18 am
    LMAO poor guy from bt, poor dian when she listens to it:P
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    benjbenj Male 30-39
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    June 29, 2006 at 5:56 am
    What a f*cking moron. Why didn`t he simply hang up on the marketeer?
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    brutalnz Male 30-39
    1386 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:11 am
    But the telemarketer starts trying to sell his product after being sworn at, some people take a long time to get the message
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    shardonnay Female 18-29
    289 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:12 am
    I did telemarketing for a day. It was HORRIBLE. Cold calling. People are so rude. So if they ring me, I listen, then they ask if I`m 18 and then say I`m not.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
    2275 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:39 am
    What pisses me off is that I`m a loan officer and I call people who have MADE INQUIRIES about mortgage loans. Then they give ME an attitude, when I am trying to save them a anywhere from a hundred grand to a million dollars.

    People have balls, and this guy is no exception, just ask nicely to get taken off our list, if you don`t ask nicely, I put you on to be called in 20 minutes until you go nuts.

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    aj101 Male 13-17
    567 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 7:12 am
    or you could just get a private number ....
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    Zeeno Male 13-17
    43 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 7:17 am
    I used to be afraid of going to hell, but I`m pretty sure it`s full of lawyers and telemarketers now.
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    0AmY0 Female 18-29
    472 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 7:37 am
    Wow. Good for him. I think telemarketers are ass*holes because they call you during dinner and after 9:00 at night. That is completely rude and they deserve to be yelled at.
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    Game_MP Male 13-17
    425 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 7:52 am
    Hah, telemarketers are awesome, i like to pretend they haev the wrong number and stuff, i should try this one
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    ukscc Male 18-29
    84 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:36 am
    "or you could just get a private number ...."

    aj101 - that`s what an ex-directory number is...

    Not suprised though...he`s one pissed off guy!!

    "Thank you for using BT" lol

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    Rusty_Nails Male 18-29
    7 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:46 am
    The whole telemarking thing in Britain is getting out of hand. I get at least five of them every day, offering me the latest offers or "have you had an accident in the last five years?". And they`re from foreign countries, especially India, so they usually pronounce your name wrong. I just think he had enough of it, and quite rightly so.
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    mijjman Male 13-17
    87 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:48 am
    hmmm. sounds like a guy i heard before.
    on my mates phone he has some recorded calls with this guy on. tis good, not fake tho just recorded. im gonna find em.
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    MagicPaul Male 18-29
    653 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 9:00 am
    I used to do telemarketing and if someone was rude nto us we`d put them on call-back for the same time the next day just to piss them off... ah good times.
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    TexGal24 Female 18-29
    252 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 9:26 am virgin ears!!!
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    ryan14 Male 13-17
    2057 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:05 am
    why didnt he just hang up the phone?
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    ryan14 Male 13-17
    2057 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:07 am
    Rusty Nails, that happens to no-one else but you.
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    Ragin2340 Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 10:11 am
    hahahaha, tthat due is just a "little" pissed off...
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    beternal Male 18-29
    2589 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:12 am
    Na, rusty nails is right... we get at least a few a day. It could just be where you live - I live close to london - maybe it`s different in the country...
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    Cryptica_13 Female 13-17
    93 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:29 am
    Awww the poor telemarketer man! He`s only doing his bloody job! Awww I feel bad for them sometimes. Like yeah, they`re annoying, but thats how they support their families, and without telemarketers, companies wouldn`t recieve money for their products. Aww poor man.
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    bigoldjeffry Male 70 & Over
    594 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:42 am
    I agree on some level with Cryptica and others.

    But there comes a time when you`ve just had enough. When they KEEP FRIGGING CALLING. I went bat-poo on a telemarketer once myself. At first I felt really good, but then, I felt like I do after I make some lame teenager look stupid on IAB: proud of myself.

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    N1kk1 Female 13-17
    1463 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:51 am
    lol i felt quite sorry for the guy bein shout at
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    Mirnakesh Male 18-29
    60 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:52 am
    Wow that was funny. I work odd shifts and most of them are nights so when I went off on someone once it was cause they had called every day for 2 weeks and every time I had told them to take me off the list. Finally I recorded several of the calls from my end and eventually asked for a manager, then told her that she was being recorded from my end and instructed her to take me off the list for her company and any other companies that she can take me off of, otherwise I would take the tape to my lawyer along with 16 other tapes where I had asked to be removed from their list and would sue the company and everyone who had called right out of existance. Never got a call again from ANY telemarketer on that line.
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    Can_of_Beans Female 13-17
    106 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:54 am
    Aw poor guy! I think the nuttcase needs to calm down but then again he had a right to be pissed !
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    MissyRee Female 18-29
    873 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:15 am
    I always hang up on them.. but lmao tht was funny!! "phew.. jesus christ diane, could you do me a favour and listen to that last call for me?" haha
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    -Neo- Male 13-17
    67 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:22 am
    Hahaha, i would become a telemarketer just to piss off some guy! Lmao
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    firetiger16 Female 18-29
    362 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:28 am
    "or you could just get a private number ...."

    That doesn`t work I have a private number for my house and cellphone and get telemarketer calls ALL the time. I have gotten to the point where all I do is awnser the phone and say "I do not want any poo you want to sell, I don`t wan to switch inserance companys and no I don`t wnat to take a drating servey drat off and do not call this number again"

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    Skellington9 Male 13-17
    246 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:39 am
    " just hang up on them."

    you gotta do better then that, you have to 1.)act like its a phone sex hotline. 2.) talk in gibberish 3.) do what that guy did. 4.) act like your the god father and threaten to put a hit on him if he calls again

    i hope that helped

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    ShdoooK Male 13-17
    39 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:46 am
    I hate telemarketers!
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    Lorah Female 18-29
    1784 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:48 am
    can we say anger mangement?
    We have caller ID and we just don`t pick it up when they call us, they call less and less now.
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    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 12:06 pm
    I love messing with telemarketers. I`ll keep `em on the phone forever - make them repeat their pitch about three times, and then say something like, "Oh crap - someone`s breaking into my car! I have to go!" and then hang up on them.
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    NOFX14 Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 12:24 pm
    hahaha awesome
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    flashgordon3 Male 30-39
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    June 29, 2006 at 12:28 pm
    Dude needs a British "Do not call" list. It works!
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    xevilkinevil Female 13-17
    182 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 12:31 pm
    vin diesel used to be a telemarketer.
    that guy screaming gave me a nasty headache.

    i think it`s funny, but that was taking it a little overboard. i just hang up on telemarketers. thats all

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    scott-13 Male 13-17
    963 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 12:45 pm
    this is the funnyist thing on this site this week
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    holt811 Female 18-29
    45 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 12:54 pm
    I like the Seinfeld episode when Jerry gets a telemarketer call and Jerry tells the caller that he`s busy but can he get his home number and call him later? and the telemarketer says no, I really don`t want that and Jerry says well, now you know how I feel...or something to that nature, anyways basically a good way to tell them STOP CALLING ME!!
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    CrewGirl Female 18-29
    25 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 1:02 pm
    Heres a quick tip for anyone bein` bugged by telemarketing go to go to the menu on the left and click register. It stops all unsolicited calls by telemarketers. it takes 6 - 8 weeks but you won`t be bothered by another telemarketer again! :D But it only works in the UK :(
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    sugarhigh83 Female 18-29
    1034 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 1:23 pm
    good god...
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    kerrisan Female 18-29
    17 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 1:37 pm
    well, he said "take me off this." I would have just disconnected his service and said later "well all he was doing was cursing at me and I thought that`s what he wanted!" Then I`m sure he could have gotten the customer for abuse.
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    robkid Male 30-39
    103 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 1:39 pm
    i love telemarketers they are the high point of my day i take them around in circles the call goes something like this
    Me: Hello
    TM: Hello we are calling from(company Name Here)
    ME: ok
    TM: (starts trying to see me there piece of poo)
    they get in to there speach like 30 seconds and i ring the doorbell
    Me: One second i have to get the door
    TM: ok
    I put down the phone and walk away and come back 45 seconds later
    Me: OK can you start agian
    let them get a little farther this time than set off something else (crying baby for example)
    SAMe as before walk away and come back like 1 mintue later

    THE SWEET PART IS THE TM ISNT ALLOWED TO HANG UP INTILL YOU ARE RUDE OR abusetive so just keep them on the line you are doing a favore to the world by not letting them call anyone else.

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    GrereX1 Male 13-17
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    June 29, 2006 at 1:44 pm
    Once they clled me at 3 in the morning and im like WTF andd there like a sry we dont have the site time here and were u live and i got so pissed!
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    VONLINE Male 18-29
    578 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 1:56 pm
    Try acting like an old man who can`t hear anything. That`s always fun.

    "You`re gonna have to speak up son."
    "What`s that?"
    "Let me tell you about my 13 grandchildren. First, there`s Peter who`s in kindergarden. He`s a hand full if there ever was one..........

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    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    June 29, 2006 at 2:18 pm


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    Popper99 Male 13-17
    56 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:25 pm
    Being a telemarketer sounds like fun :)
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    CircleGirl Female 18-29
    122 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:29 pm
    I`m hearing impaired and have a speech impediment and a high voice, so when I talk to them, they always think I`m a mentally disabled kid and either hang up first, or I play dumb and hang up on them when they ask to speak to my mommy. It`s probably the only time my speech impediment is an advantage. :-)
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    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:44 pm
    News for you guys... hanging up on telemarketers does not work. You need to be NICE to them, and then nicely ask them to remove you. Believe me, that is ALL that will work.
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    ashwey Female 13-17
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    June 29, 2006 at 2:48 pm
    i wonder if removing your name really works?
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    patteacher Male 30-39
    30 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 2:53 pm
    That was a riot.

    I worked telemarketing years ago. Unlisted numbers are easy to find. 1st there is the regular list that has all the area`s listed numbers like this:


    We call 555-1236 and make a note if it`s a fax, business or home. Then hammer it if it`s a home.

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    OctoberRayne Male 13-17
    146 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    This guy has some problems am I right?
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    KMeTG Male 18-29
    1265 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:15 pm
    Poor caller. He`s only doing his job. I mean, yeah it`s annoying when they call but at the end of the day they don`t do it for the good of their health and if I were in his shoes, and my callee asked to be removed from the list, and remove him.

    Unless conning your mate into calling a psychopath for a laugh is how they cheer themselves up in TM offices!

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    Aqua_Bird Female 13-17
    536 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:20 pm
    hehe...I love it when telemarketers call. It`s fun to try and speak over them when they try to speak but stay silent when they do. Or even better, just say the most stupid, random things until they get annoyed or hang up.
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    MorbidMisery Female 13-17
    32 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:33 pm
    "Rusty Nails, that happens to no-one else but you."

    Not true.. I get them all the time from like Hawaii and everything.

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    KeBob Male 13-17
    637 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:39 pm
    so true, i want to do that!
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    monkeydrumme Female 13-17
    264 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:42 pm
    ive done that before except it wasnt as long and i didnt yell as much
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    Antraxia Female 13-17
    36 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 3:58 pm
    Wow. Just.. wow.

    I`m glad I never get telemarketer calls.

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    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    666 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 4:29 pm
    HAHAHAHAHAHA awesome
  75. Profile photo of Tegeno
    Tegeno Male 13-17
    1066 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 4:57 pm
    The telemarketier is just doing his job. I don`t think it`s his fault.
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    7mile Male 70 & Over
    323 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 4:58 pm
    Haahaha I love this guy
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    7mile Male 70 & Over
    323 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:03 pm
    haha He is such a pimp :->
  78. Profile photo of IAmTheMoose
    IAmTheMoose Male 18-29
    1343 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:14 pm
    i know something more fun that drating w/telemarketers.

    go on a crowded elevator and when the last couple people leave, say something along the lines of "i love you" as the doors close.

    its soo funny the look on their face.

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    beanboy Male 13-17
    321 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:20 pm
    Anyone ever heard of caller i.d.?
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    unbelievable Male 18-29
    1154 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:32 pm
    BAHAHAHAHA omg! I saw this on anotherweb site and wanted to submit it but i got lazy. HAHAHA this guy is a freakin riot! "AND I MEAN PHYSICLLY" HAHAHAHAHAHAH omg the guys gonna have an anyourism over a phone call.
  81. Profile photo of SarahofBorg
    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:34 pm
    Telemarketers are evil, and sometimes you really have to go apepoo to get their attention.
    Honestly, there are some really, really evil telemarketers out there. I`ve worked for them. They don`t care what you think, they`ll keep calling.
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    natakalt Female 18-29
    1698 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 5:47 pm
    well, I think tellemarketers are just doing thir job
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    sulu Male 18-29
    994 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:10 pm
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    for_serious? Female 13-17
    1403 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:30 pm
    Once I told a telemarketer-that wanted to speak to my dad-that he died, and she SPAZZED! She was all, "Oh my goodness! I`m so sorry! God bless you!" Then I got off and almost died myself, laughing so hard!
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    shizzaster Male 13-17
    1866 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:35 pm
    haha, i feel bad for them, it`s a job, it`s the damn companies fault not theirs, it is annoying though.
    my last name has iranian roots or somthing so some dumbass that speaks Farsi (parsi?) keeps calling me and is all "GAFSAJFHLSKAJFHSAFJSA" and i go, huh? and then i say stupid things, like, Where do you call most often? MEHICO AMIGO! and once, i got all the way to the big boss for final conformation, and they were like Are you over 18, answer me with a yes answer me with a no... me: maybe... female boss: what does that mean Me: i`m 11, i just have a deep voice...

    in the distance, the boss is yelling at the poor employee and i`m laughing my ass off.

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    643197 Male 18-29
    1078 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:36 pm
    that guy was strange
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    shizzaster Male 13-17
    1866 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:39 pm
    btw, pretending to be deaf in one ear really makes them frustrated.
    as does telling them that ur taking a huggeee dump and making fart noises for like 2 minutes.
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    IAmTheMoose Male 18-29
    1343 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 6:54 pm
    another thing to do thats funny is pretend as if they are a pizza restaurant and place an order for your favorite pizza.
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    piedmontfa Female 18-29
    33 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 7:11 pm
    Blah, that was mean. I used to work in a call center but NOT telemarketing. I did follow up calls (for example if you bought a new car, I called to see how the car buying experience went) and etc, and people would ASSUME and blow up at me before they even knew. What an a$$hole.
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    Aadam Male 18-29
    186 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:08 pm
    I work as a telemarketer and I have to call people, what really gets me is people as rude as that to me then hang up...they dont wait 10 seconds to realise that im giving away vouchers for a weeks free travel on the buses for absolutely nothing! lmao! its only my job and if they dont listen then they get nothing and theyre losing out! lmao im not tryin 2 sell anything!!!
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    Xylomn Male 18-29
    14 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:52 pm
    To be honest I aint surprised by his reaction. The amount of calls households in the UK get every day from companies is stupid. I`ve worked in telemarketing myself and I can`t stand them either. I understand they are doing their jobs and they have to be persistant but when someone says no they should actually listen to the person, and I know from working for these companies even when your giving something away thats `free` as some others have said theres always something hidden somewhere like they have to purchase something to get it or some other hidden agreement. Now I just waste as much of their time as I possibly can, plus they must think I have everything wrong with me. If Sky call I tell them I`m blind etc. but my favorite I do is when another telephone company calls, I tell them I`m deaf and can`t use a telephone, that really confuses them.
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    xxamsey Female 18-29
    858 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 8:58 pm
    One time my dad told the telemarketer that we didn`t have a phone.

    And they actually believed him.

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    Rikushix Male 13-17
    577 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 9:01 pm
    I listen to what most telemarketer`s have to say and I don`t get short with them, but as soon as they mention a survey or any weird input like that then i say "No, I`m not interested, thank you". If they insist, then I hang up. Simple. The temptation to swear is pretty big though :-D
  94. Profile photo of AVDPhoenix
    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
    1522 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 9:30 pm
    Damn telemarketers! The guy is abbsolutly right been upset.
  95. Profile photo of KMeTG
    KMeTG Male 18-29
    1265 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 9:45 pm
    I once took a call from a Halifax woman. (Halifax being the bank.) She had a Scottish accent - only slightly - and garbled and burbled about some insurance thing. Easily for about 10 minutes. All the while she was asking what I thought, and I would say that it sounded like a good deal. But somehow she confused "That could be a good idea" with "Sign me up right now!"

    At the end of it all, when she asked if I would go for it, I ended up telling her no. I bet she was pissed off with me!

  96. Profile photo of PeaceFrog71
    PeaceFrog71 Male 13-17
    245 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:17 pm
    The flashing wrods and letters made me chuckle, but when the "I" started to flash i burst out laughing ;-)
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    Kathryn137 Female 13-17
    382 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:24 pm
    Bwahahhahahhahaa :-D
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    danielle1987 Female 18-29
    76 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:31 pm
    oh my god I have never thought about speaking spanish with them.. that is such a good idea
  99. Profile photo of catlikegrace
    catlikegrace Female 18-29
    487 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 10:37 pm
    Something my dad said when he recieved one of those calls is very memorable to me. He picked up the phone and the telemarketer asked to speak to him, to which my dad answered: "I`m sorry, he`s deceased." And hung up.

    The calls stopped for several years. Effective, hmm?

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    seaweed Female 13-17
    205 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:21 pm
    that was quick, i think his wive was not satified with the sex and told him and that lead to the crazy insane madness
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    KickinDonkey Male 13-17
    243 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:26 pm
    that guy is my hero
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    bionicRod Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:34 pm
    ^^ hell yeah, that dude cracked me up. Whew, what an a##hole! But I freaking hate telemarketers so nature is once again in balance.
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    sertrbl Male 18-29
    1422 posts
    June 29, 2006 at 11:39 pm
    what you do is... whatever theyre selling, talk about how much a competing company is better. for exapmle... if someone calls you offering AT&T phone service, talk about how your Road Runner digital service is so good, how cheap it is, and how easy it was to install. if they talk about their product, talk about why yours is better, even if you have to make it up.
    or, you could say your already using that product and this is just a different number, and they would probly stop calling
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    phaseout2004 Male 18-29
    150 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 2:37 am

    rolling on my arse laughing

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    billbob-05 Male 18-29
    91 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 5:48 am
    The best thing to do is when they ask if you want `Triple glazing` or something along those lines, say you dont have any windows
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    mostclever Female 30-39
    316 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 9:17 am
    We have this nice little thing here in the US called the Do Not Call Registrywhich makes it illegal for telemarketers to call if you are listed.

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    jmbrch4507 Male 18-29
    181 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 9:23 am
    wow just wow...
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    becky18 Female 18-29
    16 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 11:28 am
    put the phone down on these kinda guys just yesterday.. thank god im at work during the day and miss most of these damn calls!
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    Rena Female 13-17
    56 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 11:55 am
    If a telemarketer calls, just tell them you don`t have a phone.
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    Devi3000 Female 18-29
    1497 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 12:09 pm
    Interestingly that is the only way to really get off their calling lists. If you act like a freaking insane bloke they will not call you back.
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    driftalways Female 18-29
    88 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 12:19 pm
    Hahahaaha, that happened to my friend when I was over her house, her little brother just flipped out at the telemarketer...It wasn`t as funny as this though, lol.
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    inkybod Male 18-29
    17 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 1:09 pm
    it`s fun to abuse people who are trying to make a living!

    get on the do not call registry and treat people well.

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    rrooaann Male 13-17
    54 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 1:22 pm
    that guy is doing the right thing, you notice they dont listen no matter what you say, im gonna do that next time. heehee:D
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    LovexChelsey Female 13-17
    193 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 1:41 pm
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    Eternally Male 13-17
    114 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 1:42 pm
    I find it fun to try and get them to hang up first...

    "Hello, would you like a fitted kitchen from Kitchens Direct?"

    "Tell me you love me."

    "Pardon? Would you like a fitted kitchen?"

    "Tell me you love me first."

    "...I`m sorry?"

    "Do you want me?"

    -Phone goes dead-

    "Yes!" *feeling of glee*

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    LovexChelsey Female 13-17
    193 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 1:52 pm
    Trying asking for help with your algebra homework.
    Done it before,they hang up after hearing something like:
    If "X" is equal to 5 and "Y" is equal to 16 and "Z" is equal to 22,what is "X" squared,raised to the fifth plus "Y" and times "Z"?

    And that isn`t even hard.

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    celticknot Female 18-29
    30 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 2:17 pm
    at least it got hoim to shut up lol well eventually.....
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    Mazztek Male 40-49
    586 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 2:17 pm
    That`s why we have a do not call list here.
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    0AmY0 Female 18-29
    472 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 2:25 pm
    Eternally, that made my day.
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    DHF Male 18-29
    368 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 4:07 pm
    That`s funny.
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    trashcan678 Male 13-17
    361 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 9:01 pm
    im gonna start doing that
  122. Profile photo of latino_heat
    latino_heat Male 13-17
    59 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 10:21 pm
    This is for all those who suggest to hang up. IF HE JUST HANGED UP IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FUNNY. IF U DONT LIKE FUNNY WHY ARE YOU HERE!
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    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
    1522 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 10:46 pm
    This thing keeps amusing me! Hahaha
  124. Profile photo of samemo
    samemo Male 13-17
    401 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 11:07 pm
    You know whats fun? Useing celebrity sound boards to mess with telemarketers, it is hilarious.
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    automaticgrl Female 13-17
    117 posts
    June 30, 2006 at 11:59 pm
    wow he seems scary.
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    shreder23 Male 18-29
    800 posts
    July 1, 2006 at 12:45 am
    i love doing that even when im not angry its just funny and i put it on guy yelled back and i yelled" well screw you guys ill tell everyone i know how much ur company SUCKS!! and he`s like im very sorry sir it was friggen hilarious i loved this link
  127. Profile photo of Mighty-
    Mighty- Male 18-29
    199 posts
    July 2, 2006 at 2:19 am
    you guys do kno that its against their companies rules to hang up on you, thats probably the only reason that guy kept trying to sell his the way STOP SAYING DRATING you have no idea how stupid that sounds -.-
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    Capt0bvious Male 18-29
    1 post
    July 2, 2006 at 8:44 am
    Ladies and gentlemen, I am a telemarketer. It`s a job, not a career - it`s a way to put food on the table. Believe me guys, the job is crap enough already before people that think it`s funny start abusing us. Having to spend 8 hours a day in a cramped, noisy office on acthe phone, being expected to make another call as soon as you hang up the previous one and being treated like a lower form of life by people with different jobs in the office is not a fun environment to work in. The quickest way to end the call and stop future callbacks is to be nice and ask us to remove you from our database - if you ask, we`re legally obliged to. Hang up on us and we WILL call you back another time - not out of spite, it`s just our job.

    To reiterate, we`re just doing our jobs guys, spare a thought for how poo our jobs are BEFORE you abuse us. Would you abuse someone so badly if they were actually stood in front of you? We`re people too.

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    stinkyrat Male 18-29
    64 posts
    July 4, 2006 at 7:31 am
    dude, I work in a call center. we`re just doing our job. If you don`t want us to call back, don`t swear at us, just kindly inform us that you want to be off the list, confirm we heard it and that we are doing that, and then say goodbye. Now, if you`re tlaking to AOL and trying to cancel you may have to swear..... Basically, imagine if it was your kid you`re talking to on the phone and it was his job. For those of you who like your kids, how would you want someone to talk to them?
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    BeachBum0694 Female 18-29
    285 posts
    July 4, 2006 at 11:43 am
    now i feel bad.....
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    funefarm3 Female 40-49
    7 posts
    July 5, 2006 at 10:05 am
    THAT was f*#&ing great!
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    reb0rn4never Male 18-29
    555 posts
    July 6, 2006 at 3:08 pm
    death to all telemarketers: get a REAL job.
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    kimmylearose Female 18-29
    297 posts
    July 13, 2006 at 12:15 am
    hey, you know someone told me if you refuse to hang up your phone when they call, they cant make any other out going calls. so you can answer it, put it to one side and finish eating dinner or whatever and they can`t do anything. i havent tried it yet though.
    my brother answered one once, there was a Japanese lady with really bad english. it was pretty funny.
    `is this Mr. Turner?`
    `this is *A* Mr. Turner.`
    `Can I speak Japanese?`
    `I don`t know, can you?`
    `Umm, I mean, can you speak Japanese?`
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    hurts2exist Female 13-17
    96 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 8:19 pm
    My Hero
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    chillardbee Male 30-39
    1 post
    August 30, 2006 at 5:50 pm
    thats both funny and awsome, i love the way he says "get off my phone line"

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